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# World Cup 2014

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World Cup Hangout: Live and dangerous from Brazil with a tablet to give away
Not that guy, he’s not live at all.
FIFA investigate 'punch' on Chilean player by Brazil official
Mauricio Pinilla is the alleged victim.
VIDEO: Dutch claim dramatic rope-a-dope win with two late goals against stunned Mexico
It’s heartbreak for the central Americans.
Mexico have one foot in the quarter finals thanks to this Giovanni dos Santos screamer
The Dutch are on the brink of a tournament exit.
Holland v Mexico, World Cup last 16
We followed every minute of today’s game as Miguel Herrera’s side did battle with the brilliant Oranje.
Greece players ask for their World Cup bonuses to be put towards training complex
Admirable gesture from the players who are preparing for a round of 16 tie against Costa Rica.
Klinsmann tells USA players to plan for World Cup final
Manager wants players’ families to change their return flights from Brazil to sometime after July 13th.
The beautiful game: Brazilian progress spreads joy across the nation
‘Football’s biggest party needs its hosts almost as much as Brazil needs the World Cup,’ writes Mikey Stafford.
Colombian commentary for Rodríguez's wondergoal was predictably brilliant
The new star of the World Cup struck a magnificent volley against Uruguay last night.
Ambitious France out to confirm World Cup credentials against Nigeria
Didier Deschamps’ side swept past Honduras and Switzerland, before a stalemate against Ecuador.
The Kingdom, Suarez and celebs at Wimbledon: it's our favourite sports writing this week
Get that kettle on.
Rodriguez 'like Maradona', says Uruguay coach
“For me, special talents are those who do things that are completely out of the ordinary,” he explained.
Costa Rica's Cinderella fairytale faces history-seeking Greek roadblock
Mikey Stafford reports from Recife, where both sides are aiming to achieve historical feats.
Dalglish expects Liverpool to stand by Suarez
The striker has been handed a four-month ban from all football-related activities.
Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action
The hosts go through to set up another mouth-watering fixture with Colombia in the quarter-finals while Chile and Uruguay are heading home.
Germans reject talk of Algerian 'revenge'
Jogi Loew isn’t buying talk that the infamous 1982 carve up with Austria is a factor in 2014.
Uruguay hang Suarez kit as World Cup tribute
The star’s number nine shirt and kit were laid out in the Maracana changing rooms.
Hitzfeld: Anything is possible against Argentina
They take on one of the tournament favourites on Tuesday.
England fan's ear bitten off during Uruguay game
No arrests have been made, the Association of Chief Police Officers said.
Rodriguez rocket earns Colombia Brazil clash
The pre-match build-up had been dominated by talk of Suarez’s four-month ban for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini.
Unconvincing Brazil scrape past Chile after nail-biting penalty shootout
Gonzalo Jara missed his spot-kick after 120 minutes of enthralling football ended 1-1.
Colombia v Uruguay, World Cup last 16
Colombia took on Uruguay in the second last-16 game of the day.
World Cup hangout: talk football and win a new tablet as we get back to Brazil
Come and join the cool people, as we put that whole Rest Day business behind us.
Brazil v Chile, World Cup last 16
La Roja have been impressive so far and helped send 2010 champions Spain home but can they upset the hosts?
Irish lad kicks a ball at his dad's head every day during World Cup
We have no idea.
'I hit my face against the player' - Suarez denies biting Chiellini
In his statement to FIFA, the Uruguay striker claims he lost his footing and fell on his Italian opponent.
He drives me crazy but Suárez is no fine young cannibal
What the Uruguayan did was wrong but it wasn’t pre-meditated or life-threatening writes Mikey Stafford.
Arsene Wenger recreates Robin van Persie's diving header on Brazilian beach
The Arsenal manager is enjoying his time at the World Cup.
Colombia on the menu for Uruguayans as manager says Suárez has been made a 'scapegoat'
The Copa América champions are circling the wagons.
Brazil's improvised football pitches show no space is too small for the country's second religion
Odd dimensions and uneven ground are standard fair around parts of the country.
Unbelievable Jeff! Chris Kamara had a day to remember in Brazil yesterday
The Sky Sports pundit turned crime-fighter caught an alleged thief yesterday.
Analysis: Has Ronaldo been an asset or a liability for Portugal at this World Cup?
The Portuguese star’s fitness has come under scrutiny during the tournament.
'Now we have a real chance to make a living wage': Brazil workers upbeat on trash picking
For the world cup, 850 rubbish pickers – or catadores – have been recruited and trained to work in Brazil’s 12 host stadium.'s World Cup last 16 power rankings
Half the teams have gone home but who has impressed the most out of the remaining sides going into the knockout stages?
Why did Ireland reject an invitation to the 1950 World Cup in Brazil?
The country’s World Cup adventure could have started 40 years before Italia 90.
Open Thread: Who would you cast in the remake of Escape to Victory
The classic football movie is set for a reboot.
16 of our favourite images from the World Cup so far
The second round gets under way today.
We’ll Leave It There So: Man United spend big, departure at Munster and today's sport
No World Cup games but there is plenty going on including the latest from Wimbledon and news on Irish cyclist Philip Deignan.
Here are the best and worst XIs of the World Cup’s third round of games
Lionel Messi, Rafael Marquez and James Rodriguez are among the players to have caught our eye.
'Why not send him to Guantanamo?' - Maradona adds his name to the Suárez defence team
While bite victim Chiellini has also offered some support.