2014 Fifa World Cup

  • World Cup 2014: Choose the CNNIBN Dream Team July 10, 2014

    Help Karim Bencherifa and Novy Kapadia in selecting the 2014 World Cup Dream Team. Your team should consist of 1 goalkeeper, 4 defenders, 2 midfielders and 4 forwards. Post your choices in the poll below. ...
  • Should Goa's MLAs junk the Brazil junket? June 12, 2014

    Six MLAs from Goa have been granted funds by the state government to travel to Brazil for the Football World Cup. The delegation includes Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar, according to sources in the Goa Chief Minister's Office. ...
  • Spending on sports not a waste of money: Manohar Parrikar June 12, 2014

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday defended his government's decision to send six of its MLAs to FIFA World Cup. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN's Anubha Bhonsle, Goa CM said, "It is something like commonwealth of Portuguese speaking people. Brazil is a part of it. Football has been...
  • Japan become first team to reach 2014 football World Cup June 5, 2013

    Saitama: Japan became the first team to qualify for the 2014 World Cup, tying Australia 11 on Tuesday night on Keisuke Honda's penalty kick in the first minute of secondhalf stoppage time. Tommy Oar put Australia ahead in the 82nd minute. But Matthew McKay's hand ball set up the penalty...
  • 2014 football World Cup draw to be known December 6 March 20, 2013

    Zurich: World football governing body FIFA has announced that the draw for the 2014 World Cup finals will be made on December 6 in Costa do Sauipe, Brazil. "It was confirmed at the meeting that the draw for the 2014 World Cup finals would take place at Costa do Sauipe, in...
  • Brazil tops deaths due to football violence July 20, 2009

    Rio de Janeiro: With 42 fans dead during ten years of football violence, Brazil tops the world's tragic list, according to a study. The study's authors said on Sunday that the numbers were of major concern, especially with Brazil's role as host to the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The study included deaths...