Just weeks ahead of the World Cup opening games in Brazil, The New York Times has obtained an internal report from soccer’s governing body FIFA that highlights concerns over match fixing.
By Sam Lane
The man received an electric shock while working on the Arena Pantanal in the city of Cuiaba, according to the Associated Press. He died a half hour later from cardiorespiratory arrest.
By Justin Scuiletti
The World Cup may bring a lot more than soccer to South America in June -- a viral epidemic may be traveling with it.
Workers at a World Cup stadium being built in the Brazilian city of Manaus are threatening to strike after a 55-year-old Portuguese man was killed while dismantling a crane at the arena on Friday.
In Brazil, Enormous Stadiums Stand as Symbol of Protesters' Frustration…
Anti-government fury swelled to new heights across Brazil as at least a million protesters took to the streets overnight. The mostly peaceful week-long protests turned violent when masked youths challenged riot police. Jeffrey Brown reports on how the public outraged…
For Global Soccer, Scandal and Corruption Seem Pervasive as Grass Stains…
Police invaded Rio de Janeiro's largest slum Sunday, part of a larger effort aimed at cleaning up favelas before the 2014 World Cup.
The U.S. Women's Soccer Team has made it to the final game of the Women's World Cup for the first time in 12 years. They take on Japan's team on Sunday. Christine Brennan, USA Today columnist, previews the match-up with…
By Larisa Epatko
It was a year of earthquakes and volcanoes, floods and toxic spills, but 2010 also saw thwarted terrorist attacks and the joyous release of 33 miners in Chile from the Earth's rocky depths.
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