- Tickets for two-thirds of World Cup games sold out Updated: Apr-15-14 4:38 pm
- Ultra-high definition TV featured at World Cup Updated: Apr-14-14 7:06 pm
- FIFA medical chief 'hates' Brazil drug test doubts Updated: Apr-11-14 10:02 am
- Referee Mark Geiger: Jersey guy at the World Cup Updated: Apr-10-14 5:06 pm
- FIFA sends message to clubs with Barcelona ban Updated: Apr-04-14 11:39 am
- Blatter says World Cup will be 'well done' Updated: Apr-03-14 6:14 pm
- FIFA's Valcke on World Cup: We are not ready Updated: Apr-02-14 5:29 pm
- Barcelona banned from signing players for a year Updated: Apr-02-14 3:07 pm
- Coke to soften marketing if unrest hits World Cup Updated: Apr-02-14 10:56 am
- Ronaldo: Pressure 'huge' on Brazil World Cup team Updated: Mar-27-14 10:59 pm
- Platini 'fed up' with calls to boycott 2018 WCup Updated: Mar-27-14 9:26 am
- FIFA VPs back Garcia's World Cup bid probe Updated: Mar-25-14 2:30 pm
- FIFA, Argentina tax agency to curb transfer scams Updated: Mar-21-14 3:36 pm
- FIFA financial watchdog to monitor 2015 election Updated: Mar-21-14 2:49 pm
SAO PAULO - Tickets for nearly two-thirds of the World Cup matches were sold out within hours of FIFA opening the final online sales phase on Tuesday.
TOKYO - The World Cup will showcase the latest in TV technology that industry leaders hope will usher in a new era in sports broadcasting.
MONACO - FIFA's medical chief is "really not happy" with drug-testing plans for the World Cup in Brazil because samples taken from players must be flown across the Atlantic for analysis at a laboratory in Switzerland, which could slow results.
ZURICH - Mark Geiger and Jurgen Klinsmann are in similar spots as they prepare for the World Cup. Both need good opening matches if they want to make it to the knockout rounds.
MADRID - FIFA's decision to slap Barcelona with a transfer ban is a clear message to Europe's top clubs to follow its regulations when signing international youth players.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - FIFA President Sepp Blatter says the World Cup will be "well done," but he criticized Brazilian authorities for starting late on stadium projects and for not providing enough worker safety.
JOHANNESBURG - FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has again raised concerns over Brazil's World Cup preparations, saying "we are not ready" and that the stadium for the opening game is one of two venues that worry him most.
Barcelona was banned by FIFA from signing any new players for next season after being found guilty on Wednesday of repeatedly breaching transfer regulations regulations in signing youth players to its renowned La Masia program.
LONDON - Coca-Cola has contingency plans to adapt its World Cup sponsorship and soften its celebratory tone in Brazil if unrest returns to the streets.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Ronaldo didn't quite go along with the outrageous predictions of eternal damnation if Brazil doesn't win the World Cup on home soil, but did concede the squad is "enormous pressure" to claim a sixth title.
ASTANA, Kazakhstan - UEFA President Michel Platini is fed up with politicians calling for a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia over Moscow's actions toward Ukraine.
GENEVA - FIFA vice presidents Michel Platini and Jeffrey Webb gave their support to ethics investigator Michael Garcia on Tuesday amid reports that senior FIFA colleagues want the American removed from office.
ZURICH - FIFA is working with Argentina's tax agency to help prevent international player transfer scams that avoid tax payments.
ZURICH - When the FIFA presidential election campaigns get going, the governing body's financial watchdog will be keeping a close eye on everyone.