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January 10, 2017
FIFA agrees to expand World Cup to 48 teams ZURICH, Switzerland—FIFA has voted to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from its current 32, brushing aside concerns that the expansion would lower the overall standard of the tournament, and make it too big and unwieldy. Soccer's governing...
January 10, 2017 - 9:09pm
July 13, 2014
Germany wins World Cup on Goetze goal
RIO DE JANEIRO — A world class Mario Goetze volley in extra time fired Germany to a fourth World Cup crown with a 1-0 victory over Argentina...
July 13, 2014 - 9:46pm
July 9, 2014
Romero a hero as Argentina gains WC final
SAO PAULO — Argentina’s Sergio Romero launched himself left and right to save two penalties in a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands on...
July 9, 2014 - 11:34pm
July 4, 2014
Neymar out of World Cup as Brazil and Germany make semis
BELO HORIZONTE — Hosts Brazil suffered a huge blow when they lost leading forward Neymar for the rest of the World Cup through injury on Friday...
July 4, 2014 - 11:23pm
July 1, 2014
World Cup: Belgium busts through Howard, Team USA in extra time to move on
SALVADOR, Brazil — Much-fancied Belgium needed extra time to crack heroic United States goalkeeper Tim Howard in a thrilling 2-1 extra-time...
July 1, 2014 - 11:33pm
June 26, 2014
World Cup: Mueller the difference as Germany, U.S. go through
RECIFE Brazil — Thomas Mueller’s netted his fourth goal in three World Cup games in a 1-0 win over the USA to give Germany top spot in Group...
June 26, 2014 - 11:13pm
June 25, 2014
World Cup: Klinsmann letter: Take day off, U.S.
RIO DE JANEIRO — United States head coach Juergen Klinsmann has produced a cheeky hand-written letter for American fans who want to skip work on Thursday in order to watch his team’s World Cup game against Germany. The United States will qualify for the second round of the...
June 25, 2014 - 11:30pm
June 22, 2014
World Cup: Portugal strikes late to tie with United States
MANAUS, Brazil — Portuguese substitute Silvestre Varela grabbed a dramatic stoppage-time equalizer to secure a 2-2 draw with the United States...
June 22, 2014 - 9:45pm
June 20, 2014
World Cup: U.S., Portugal to play 2002 rematch
MANAUS Brazil — The United States play Portugal in the World Cup on Sunday, hoping to channel the inspiration and drive which brought them a shock victory the last time the teams met in the tournament. Few gave the Americans much chance when they ran out into the heat and humidity...
June 20, 2014 - 9:20pm
June 19, 2014
World Cup: South America’s two darkhorses canter on in Cup
BELO HORIZONTE Brazil — South American dark horses Colombia cantered into the World Cup knockout round on Thursday and 2010 semi-finalists...
June 19, 2014 - 11:21pm
World Cup: Spain eliminated after loss to Chile
By Andrew Cawthorne BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — Holders Spain crashed humiliatingly out of the World Cup on Wednesday after a second shock defeat while 2010 runners-up the Netherlands continued their perfect start with another high-scoring win. Thrashed 5-1 by the Dutch in their...
June 19, 2014 - 12:15am
June 16, 2014
World Cup: U.S. beats Ghana in Group G opener
NATAL, Brazil — The United States got a dream start to their World Cup campaign when Clint Dempsey scored the fifth fastest goal in tournament...
June 16, 2014 - 10:39pm
June 15, 2014
World Cup: Klinsmann expects deep World Cup run for U.S.
NATAL, Brazil — Americans should expect their team to make a deep World Cup run in Brazil, coach Juergen Klinsmann said on Sunday, calling...
June 15, 2014 - 11:29pm
April 16, 2013
Boston bombs raise worries for Olympics, World Cup
LONDON — From London to Sochi to Rio de Janeiro, the deadly bomb attacks on the Boston Marathon raised new concerns Tuesday over safety at...
April 16, 2013 - 11:03pm