- Tickets for two-thirds of World Cup games sold out Updated: Apr-15-14 4:38 pm
- Is The Ronaldo Factor enough for Portugal? Updated: Apr-11-14 5:47 am
- Nigeria better-placed than ever for a World Cup? Updated: Apr-10-14 6:09 am
- Susic ready to go for goals at World Cup Updated: Apr-10-14 6:03 am
- Bosnia goes from the battlefield to the World Cup Updated: Apr-10-14 6:03 am
- 5 Argentina players to watch at the World Cup Updated: Apr-10-14 6:02 am
- Sabella's mission: Make Messi shine at World Cup Updated: Apr-10-14 6:00 am
- Top 4 for Portugal, Colombia in FIFA rankings Updated: Apr-10-14 6:00 am
- Argentina faces Tevez dilemma ahead of World Cup Updated: Apr-10-14 5:59 am
- Argentina is the big favorite in Group F Updated: Apr-10-14 5:57 am
- France slim favorite to win Group E ahead of Swiss Updated: Apr-10-14 5:41 am
- Colombia's World Cup hopes hinge on Falcao Updated: Apr-09-14 5:09 am
- Colombia favored in Group C of World Cup Updated: Apr-09-14 5:08 am
- Pekerman returns to World Cup with Colombia Updated: Apr-09-14 5:07 am
- Cue samba: Brazil's World Cup bound to be special Updated: Apr-08-14 4:26 am
- AP Interview: Pele ready for World Cup in Brazil Updated: Apr-03-14 2:26 pm
- AP Interview: Pele mourns demise of 'jogo bonito' Updated: Apr-03-14 2:11 pm
- FIFA, Argentina tax agency to curb transfer scams Updated: Mar-21-14 3:36 pm
- Germany to host Argentina after World Cup Updated: Mar-21-14 8:00 am
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.
Nigeria may be better-placed than ever to go far at the World Cup - if the problems posed by an overbearing football federation stay away.
Bosnia coach Safet Susic has a simple but stubborn logic that has followed him throughout his football career: Attack is the best defense.
From the ashes of civil war to glory on the football field, Bosnia will be making its first World Cup appearance in Brazil.
With a squad packed full of talent from Europe's top clubs, Argentina is certainly one of the title contenders at this year's World Cup.
Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella's challenge at the World Cup is as simple as it is daunting: Make the world's best player play at his best.
ZURICH - Portugal rises to No. 3 in the latest FIFA rankings and fourth-ranked Colombia now leads the South American nations.
Argentina will be heading to the World Cup with the spotlight split between Lionel Messi and a player who's unlikely to make the cut.
Barring a major upset at the World Cup, Argentina will finish at the top of Group F and let the other three teams compete for second place.
PARIS - France will head to the World Cup as the favorite in Group E despite strong competition from a well-organized Switzerland coached by Ottmar Hitzfeld.
BOGOTA, Colombia - There is one important question in the minds of Colombian fans as the nation prepares for its first World Cup in 16 years: Will Radamel Falcao be ready to play?
ATHENS, Greece - Colombia is the favorite in Group C, there's not much doubt about that. That leaves Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan to play for the group's other spot in the round of 16 at this year's World Cup in Brazil.
BOGOTA, Colombia - Jose Pekerman didn't have many friends or supporters in Colombia when he accepted the job as national coach in 2012.
Like sunshine and happiness or Lennon and McCartney, football and Brazil go together, each making the other better. So the first World Cup in Brazil in 64 years is bound to be special.
NEW YORK - Pele's family doesn't call him by his nickname. They don't even call him by his given name, Edson Arantes do Nascimento.
NEW YORK - Pele is mourning the passing of the beautiful game, a phrase many say was coined by the 73-year-old Brazilian football wizard.
ZURICH - FIFA is working with Argentina's tax agency to help prevent international player transfer scams that avoid tax payments.
FRANKFURT, Germany - Germany will host Argentina in a friendly after the World Cup.