- US to train at Stanford ahead of World Cup Updated: Apr-17-14 7:03 pm
- Altidore's playing time a concern for Klinsmann Updated: Apr-17-14 6:53 pm
- Barca's Neymar & Alba out for month with injuries Updated: Apr-17-14 3:20 pm
- New chief but few changes at Brazilian federation Updated: Apr-16-14 4:31 pm
- 54 detained in anti-World Cup protest in Brazil Updated: Apr-16-14 11:38 am
- Belgium coach Wilmots extends contract by 4 years Updated: Apr-16-14 4:23 am
- Tickets for two-thirds of World Cup games sold out Updated: Apr-15-14 4:38 pm
- Tests games scheduled at stadium of WCup opener Updated: Apr-15-14 4:27 pm
- Prandelli wary of putting pressure on Rossi Updated: Apr-15-14 2:17 pm
- Biden to attend soccer's World Cup tournament Updated: Apr-14-14 7:13 pm
- All eyes on jungle city of Manaus in World Cup Updated: Apr-14-14 3:30 pm
- Delayed stadium opens World Cup in Sao Paulo Updated: Apr-14-14 3:30 pm
- World Cup goes to football-mad Porto Alegre Updated: Apr-14-14 3:30 pm
- Recife will distract with lush beaches, reefs Updated: Apr-14-14 3:26 pm
- Fortaleza beaches are popular tourist destination Updated: Apr-14-14 3:23 pm
- Cuiaba brings WCup matches to Brazil's heartland Updated: Apr-14-14 3:21 pm
- Natal - it means Christmas - hosts 4 matches Updated: Apr-14-14 3:20 pm
- Brazil's modern capital gets a taste of football Updated: Apr-14-14 3:20 pm
- Curitiba survives to watch world champion Spain Updated: Apr-14-14 2:47 pm
- Belo Horizonte avoids World Cup delays Updated: Apr-14-14 12:08 pm
- Party city of Salvador hosts 6 World Cup matches Updated: Apr-14-14 12:05 pm
- Brazil struggles with its World Cup preparations Updated: Apr-14-14 11:56 am
- Brazilian club releases Adriano after 4 matches Updated: Apr-11-14 10:15 pm
- Rossi and Cassano included for Italy fitness tests Updated: Apr-11-14 7:11 pm
- Rossi included for Italy fitness tests Updated: Apr-11-14 7:09 pm
CHICAGO - The U.S. soccer team will train at Stanford University in Stanford, California, ahead of the World Cup.
Jozy Altidore's disappointing first season with England's Sunderland has less than a month remaining, and it appears as though the American's struggles for playing time aren't finished.
SAO PAULO - The Brazilian football federation elected a new president on Wednesday, although little is changing at the helm of the organization.
SAO PAULO - Police say that 54 people protesting against the World Cup have been arrested in Brazil's largest city.
BRUSSELS - The Belgian federation has extended the contract of coach Marc Wilmots to the 2018 World Cup after he led the Red Devils to their first finals in a dozen years.
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.
SAO PAULO - Brazilian club Corinthians has scheduled at least three test events at the stadium that will host the World Cup opener in less than two months.
FLORENCE, Italy - Italy coach Cesare Prandelli is hopeful of taking Giuseppe Rossi to the World Cup in Brazil but is wary of putting pressure on the young forward as he recovers from injury.
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden is planning to be among the crowds at this summer's World Cup soccer tournament.
MANAUS, Brazil - Manaus is the most remote of Brazil's World Cup cities, and probably the most fascinating, too.
SAO PAULO - South America's biggest city will be the first to see some action at the World Cup when Brazil plays Croatia at the stadium where a crane collapse killed two workers last year.
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil - Porto Alegre is one of the most tradition-rich football cities in Brazil, providing the perfect background for World Cup matches.
RECIFE, Brazil - With its rivers, beaches and coral reefs, the northeastern city of Recife is nicknamed the Venice of Brazil.
FORTALEZA, Brazil - Fortaleza is Brazil's fifth-largest city, and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the northeast with or without the World Cup.
CUIABA, Brazil - World Cup host city Cuiaba is the capital of Mato Grosso state in the west of Brazil, near Bolivia.
NATAL, Brazil - Estadio das Dunas in Natal will hold 42,000 spectators for four World Cup matches at this year's tournament.
BRASILIA, Brazil - Locally known as the Mane Garrincha Stadium, the 70,000-capacity Estadio Nacional in Brasilia was completed last year for the Confederations Cup and will host seven matches at this year's World Cup.
CURITIBA, Brazil - Widely considered the most advanced city in Brazil, Curitiba was in serious danger of being excluded from the World Cup because of delays at its stadium.
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Belo Horizonte was one of the first Brazilian cities to be ready for the World Cup, avoiding the delays that marked the preparations of nearly all other host cities.
SALVADOR, Brazil - Salvador is Brazil's party capital, and it's also known for its passionate football fans.
SAO PAULO - Although expectations are high for Brazil's football team at the World Cup, it's already clear the country didn't do a very good job preparing for the tournament.
SAO PAULO - Atletico Paranaense has released former Brazil striker Adriano after just four games, dealing a blow to the striker's ambitious hopes of returning to top form and playing in the World Cup this year.
ROME - Giuseppe Rossi and Antonio Cassano were called up for World Cup fitness tests Friday by Italy coach Cesare Prandelli, while in-form forward Mattia Destro was left out while serving a three-match ban in Serie A.
ROME - Giuseppe Rossi was selected Friday for pre-World Cup fitness tests by Italian national team coach Cesare Prandelli.