Sao Paulo, July 1 : Pre-tournament favourites Argentine rode on Angel Di Maria's late extra-time goal to eke out a hard-fought 1-0 win over Switzerland and progress to the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup at the Arena Corinthians here today...... read more
Porto Alegre (Brazil), Jul 1 : Andre Schuerrle and Mesut Ozil struck in extra time to earn Germany a 2-1 win over Algeria in a pulsating last-16 clash here and a quarter-final date with France.
Chelsea forward Schuerrle broke the deadlock in the 92nd minute, with Arsenal... read more
Fortaleza (Brazil), June 29 : Klaas Jan Huntelaar scored an injury-time penalty to send the Netherlands into the quarterfinals of the World Cup with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Mexico in the second round at here today.
Arjen Robben was adjudged to have been tripped in the area by Rafa Marq... read more
Rio De Janeiro, Jun 29 Dejected but defiant, and still defending Luis Suarez. Uruguay's support of the banned, biting striker was steadfast yesterday even as the team was toothless in his absence and went out of the World Cup with a 2-0 loss to Colombia...... read more
Belo Horizonte (Brazil), Jun 28 Hosts Brazil squeezed into the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup after a pulsating 3-2 penalty shootout win over heartbroken Chile at Estadio Mineirao here today.
Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar saved Mauricio Pinilla and Alexis Sanchez's attempts, while Gonzalo Jara's shot hit the post after ... read more
Brasilia, June 28 :"First comes God, then family and then Neymar," says Rayellen Andrade, 17, wearing the yellow Brazil team jersey with her idol's name across the back.
She's among the tens of thousands of groupies known as "Neymarzetes," who worship the Brazil and Barcelona forward on both sides of the ... read more
Rio de Janeiro, Jun 27 : Brazil great Ronaldo believes Luis Suarez biting an opponent was terrible for football at a World Cup of "wonderful surprises."
Speaking after the Uruguay forward's nine-match, four-month ban was announced yesterday, Ronaldo said football must b... read more
Rio de Janeiro FIFA banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all football activities for four months on Thursday for biting an opponent at the World Cup, a punishment that rules him out of the rest of the tournament and the start of the upcoming English Premier League season...... read more