Sitting with Aussies last straw for New Zealand selector
Sitting with Aussies last straw for New Zealand selector

Bruce Edgar said Sunday that lack of support and having to watch the World Cup final sitting among Australia players` wives and girlfriends were factors in him stepping down as a New Zealand cricket selector.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia coach Darren Lehmann defends Brad Haddin, aggression
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia coach Darren Lehmann defends Brad Haddin, aggression

Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann has defended wicketkeeper Brad Haddin and the team`s vocal aggression during their World Cup final win over New Zealand.

Mustafa Kamal resigns as ICC president, makes veiled attack on N Srinivasan
Mustafa Kamal resigns as ICC president, makes veiled attack on N Srinivasan

Days after he was snubbed from the ICC World Cup final post match presentation, Bangladeshi ICC president Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday resigned from his post.

New Zealand's Kyle Mills follows Daniel Vettori into retirement
New Zealand's Kyle Mills follows Daniel Vettori into retirement

Pace bowler Kyle Mills has followed team mate Daniel Vettori into retirement from international cricket after New Zealand`s loss to Australia in Sunday`s World Cup final.

Jesse Ryder knocks out Kiwi blogger on eve of World Cup final in charity bout
Jesse Ryder knocks out Kiwi blogger on eve of World Cup final in charity bout

New Zealand big-hitting batsman Jesse Ryder was exchanging blows with a blogger on the eve of his nation's World Cup final against Australia and knocked him out in the opening round of a charity bout.

Record 93,013 MCG crowd for World Cup final
Record 93,013 MCG crowd for World Cup final

A ground record crowd of 93,013 watched the World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.

World Cup 2015: `We`re playing for you,` Brendon McCullum tells New Zealand
World Cup 2015: `We`re playing for you,` Brendon McCullum tells New Zealand

Brendon McCullum has written an emotional letter to the people of New Zealand ahead of their historic World Cup final against Australia Sunday saying "something special is happening".

Michael Hussey heaps praise on retiring skipper Michael Clarke
Michael Hussey heaps praise on retiring skipper Michael Clarke

Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey on Saturday lauded retiring skipper Michael Clarke’s work ethic, saying he has raised the standards of cricket in his country to newer heights.

Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona
Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona

Diego Maradona joked Thursday that Argentina lost the World Cup final to Germany because striker Gonzalo Higuain "had his boots on the wrong feet".

Angel Di Maria dazzles as Argentina crush Germany
Angel Di Maria dazzles as Argentina crush Germany

A brilliant performance from Angel Di Maria spurred Argentina to a crushing 4-2 friendly win over world champions Germany on Wednesday in an entertaining rematch of July’s World Cup final.

Concussed German midfielder Kramer `can`t remember World Cup final`

German midfielder Christoph Kramer has admitted that he cannot remember his performance in the World Cup final against Argentina because of the concussion he suffered during the game.

FIFA World Cup 2014 final: Lionel Messi laments lack of killer instinct

Argentina captain Lionel Messi regretted his side`s missed chances as Germany beat La Albiceleste 1-0 in the World Cup final on Sunday thanks to Mario Goetze`s extra time goal.

Argentina stalwarts left to rue golden chance

Argentina`s loss to Germany in the World Cup final may have represented the last opportunity for the country`s storied `2005 generation` to claim the sport`s biggest prize.

2014 FIFA World Cup Final: Germany vs Argentina - As it happened...

Live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup final match between Germany and Argentina being played at Estadio Maracana, Rio de Janeiro.

Argentina playing safe for the greatest prize in the world

How well Argentina defend against Germany in the 2014 FIFA World Cup will decide the final match.

2014 FIFA World Cup Final: Germany vs Argentina - Preview

Argentina and Germany were both back at work on Thursday, secretly hatching their plans for Sunday`s World Cup final at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.

Sad Brazil players apologise to fans after another heavy loss

Hosts Brazil lost 3-0 to the Netherlands in their final World Cup match on Saturday and their players apologised to fans after another hugely disappointing performance in the third-place match.

Pope stays above the fray for World Cup final

Football fan Pope Francis stayed neutral ahead of the World Cup final between his native Argentina and Germany, saying the tournament in Brazil had shown the importance of dialogue between different cultures.

Germany`s history boys prepare to wreck Messi dream

A Germany side chasing a place in history will attempt to wreck Lionel Messi`s dream of a World Cup coronation with Argentina tomorrow as the month-long football carnival hits a climax at the Maracana Stadium.