World Cup 2014

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Samba stops, Kolkata mourns

Kolkata’s football fraternity reacted with stunned disbelief.

The Mineiraço

Brazil are a nation in crisis after a defeat matching their worst ever, 94 years ago.


Cup tickets for Reliance among those seized in raid

59 tickets seized last week had the name of Reliance Industries on them.


So near, yet so far: A sorry tale of fans who fell just short

Half an hour before kick-off, the fan zone is brimming. Brimming in a funeral-like silence.


FIFA World Cup: France’s new order has Deschamps written all over it

Coach Deschamps embodies Michel Platini’s dictum that football is all about control.


FIFA World Cup: Standing on the left foot

Messi has carried his team so far but the table-topping Albiceleste will hope for an all-round show against Nigeria.


Neymar takes Brazil by the hand, guide them into KOs

Mexico finished level on seven points with Brazil thanks to their 3-1 victory over Croatia.


Serial offender Luis Suarez may get banned for two years

Within minutes of the match ending #Suarez was the top trending hashtag on Twitter.


FIFA World Cup: Mexico down Croatia to set up Dutch date

Mexico needed more than an hour to break deadlock before the floodgates finally burst.


FIFA World Cup: Neymar double fires Brazil into last-16

Neymar, with two brilliant goals, was again the star of the show at an electric national stadium.


FIFA World Cup: US impress all, save some of their ‘fans’

They don’t seem very interested, not even when captain Clint Dempsey puts USA ahead in the 81st minute.


A pilgrim’s experience at the footballing paradise

Paradise. It’s about 10 metres long and five metres wide, about the size of your living room.


FIFA World Cup: Luis Suarez reveals he wasn’t 100 percent vs England

Suarez scored both goals in the 2-0 defeat of England having missed Uruguay’s opening defeat to Costa Rica.


FIFA World Cup: In a do-or-die situation

Italy must avoid defeat against Uruguay while only a win will see the South Americans advance.

Kicking out caution

Blame it on Rio, but teams in World Cup 2014 have shown more of a commitment to attack