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FIFA World Cup: Neymar, the redeemer

June 14, 2014 11:22:57 am

Neymar saves Brazil the blushes with a brace in WC opener after the team fall behind courtesy an own goal.

FIFA World Cup: Highflyers bring Spain to ground

June 14, 2014 4:27:00 am

Dutch took sweet revenge with a vibrant display capped off by two goals each for Van Persie and Robben.

Trending World Cup insight: Brazil vs Croatia

June 13, 2014 7:51:27 pm

A collection of some of the most interesting data culled from the opening match of the FIFA World Cup 2014.

FIFA World Cup: Mexico prevail in Natal rain

June 14, 2014 12:14:13 am

Peralta's 61st minute strike gave them a 1-0 win over Cameroon in their opener at a rain-soaked Dunas arena.

Amit Shah elected as president of GCA

June 13, 2014 6:19:08 pm

Shah succeeds Narendra Modi who relinquished the post of GCA president on becoming the Prime Minister of India.

FIFA World Cup: Uruguay uncertain about playing Luis Suarez against Costa Rica

June 13, 2014 4:34:11 pm

With matches against England and Italy lined up, Uruguay may be tempted to give Suarez extra days to recover.

FIFA World Cup: Marcelo scores Brazil’s first ever own goal in tournament history

June 13, 2014 3:28:13 pm

He scored an own goal in the 11th minute after the ball deflected off his toe and rolled into the net.

FIFA World Cup: Neymar is a special player, says Luiz Felipe Scolari

June 13, 2014 3:04:47 pm

The Brazil coach heaped praise on Neymar after he scored twice in 3-1 win over Croatia in opener.

FIFA World Cup: Social media erupts in Japan after referee’s ‘controversial’ performance

June 13, 2014 2:49:19 pm

Yuichi Nishimura drew flak from Japan's fans over his decision to give a soft penalty to Brazil in opener.

FIFA World Cup: Croatia’s Dejan Lovren hits out at penalty ‘scandal’

June 13, 2014 1:40:28 pm

The Crotian defender branded the penalty awarded against him in Brazil's 3-1 win a 'scandal'.

Express LOL: The funniest jokes about the World Cup Opening Ceremony

June 13, 2014 10:44:39 am

Since we did see the humour in it, we assumed other people would too.

FIFA World Cup: France team doctor blames Bayern Munich for Franck Ribery absence

June 13, 2014 3:53:49 am

Le Gall said Ribery played as a substitute in the German Cup final on May 17 with-pain killing injections.

FIFA World Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo says knee ‘fine’

June 13, 2014 3:37:54 am

Around 10,000 fans watched the open training session in Campinas in a carnival atmosphere.

FIFA World Cup: This time for Africa?

June 13, 2014 12:09:17 pm

Several players from the continent play in European leagues but this has fostered a cult of individualism.

FIFA World Cup: Meanwhile, protestors attempt to storm Arena Corinthians

June 13, 2014 12:18:05 pm

The protest created a long traffic jam, causing worried travelers to exit their vehicles.

FIFA World Cup: They were all yellow

June 13, 2014 12:02:22 pm

Dressed in Brazil’s colours, the city’s fans thronged the stadium well ahead of the scheduled hour.

FIFA World Cup: Cameroon clash key for mercurial Mexico

June 13, 2014 3:38:09 pm

Mercurial Mexico host a troubled Cameroon in the sides’ World Cup Group A opener in Natal on Friday.

FIFA World Cup: Four years later, Round 2

June 13, 2014 11:49:09 am

Defending champs Spain kick off campaign against Netherlands, last editions’ beaten finalists.

FIFA World Cup: Neymar saves the day

June 13, 2014 4:57:07 am

Brazil's poster boy Neymar scored twice and the outstanding Oscar added a late third in the 3-1 win.

FIFA World Cup: JLo, Pitbull sparkle at opening ceremony

June 13, 2014 2:00:26 am

Energetic performances from the duo added spark to the ceremony which commenced on a colourful note.

Police, protesters clash ahead of FIFA World Cup opener

June 12, 2014 11:05:07 pm

Police unleashing tear gas and stun grenades as protesters moved to block a main road leading to the stadium.

Cesc Fabregas joins Chelsea on five year deal

June 12, 2014 10:13:02 pm

Fabregas had a 8 year stint with Arsenal from 2003-2011 before leaving for Barca.

Michel Platini not to support Sepp Blatter for another term as FIFA head

June 12, 2014 8:42:52 pm

UEFA boss Platini may himself contest for the top FIFA post and said that he will announce his decision in August.

FIFA World Cup: The science behind football

June 12, 2014 7:40:35 pm

This World Cup will feature the most advanced jerseys, footballs, boots and also goal line technology.

Kolkata couple gears up to watch ninth World Cup in a row

June 12, 2014 7:04:37 pm

Pannalal (81) and Chaitali (71)'s passion for football has taken them to eight World Cups previously.

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