June 28, 2014 9:13:17 am

With both teams likely to bring huge numbers of fans to Rio, security at the Maracana will be tight.

June 28, 2014 9:03:34 am

Business end of the WC begins on Saturday with Brazil facing Chile and Uruguay taking on Colombia.

June 28, 2014 8:55:31 am

West Indies was guided by the 21-year-old Brathwaite and veteran Gayle as their stand posted 79.

June 28, 2014 8:46:13 am

Warne went on to say he had not seen worst leadership than what Cook displayed in Headingley against SL.

June 28, 2014 8:31:27 am

Li Na, Venus ousted; Djokovic survives injury scare to enter last 16.

June 27, 2014 10:24:45 pm

Boxing India, now recognized by AIBA announced its plan to hold elections for the executive committee.

June 28, 2014 7:19:22 am

Suarez flew home to Uruguay after being thrown out of the World Cup and banned from football for four months.

June 27, 2014 8:57:46 pm

The astronauts, part of a research team watched the Germany-USA game from the International Space Station.

June 27, 2014 9:41:59 pm

Djokovic overcame a hard fall in the third set to advance to the fourth round with a win over Gilles Simon.

June 27, 2014 8:20:04 pm

The former Southampton player joined Manchester United for an estimated 60 million pounds ($102.04 million).

June 27, 2014 8:00:21 pm

In just over two weeks, the World Cup has become one of the most talked about events on Twitter of all time.

June 27, 2014 6:17:04 pm

Maradona blasted FIFA's ban on Suarez as "criminal" and said the football body might as well handcuff him.

June 27, 2014 6:03:16 pm

Beckenbauer was banned from any football-related activity for 90 days over "an apparent breach" of ethics.

June 27, 2014 5:14:42 pm

Chiellini has said the ban FIFA handed down to Suarez is 'excessive' and that he feels no anger towards him.

June 27, 2014 5:42:10 pm

Saina defeated Hirose 21-18 21-9 to set up a clash against world no. 2 Chinese Shixian Wang in semis.

June 27, 2014 4:26:42 pm

Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev failed to reach a cross which was headed home by Slimani of Algeria.

June 27, 2014 4:07:54 pm

Loew was alarmed about carelessness in the closing stages when Germany missed chances to double their lead.

June 27, 2014 3:43:41 pm

Elio Di Rupo challenged Obama to a bet over Belgium's impending knock-out match against the United States.

June 27, 2014 1:55:30 pm

NZ were bowled out for 293 after wasting a succession of starts by their middle-order batsmen.

June 27, 2014 1:49:37 pm

Warne has never been a fan of Cook's captaincy and his constant criticism seemed to have flustered the 29-year-old left-hander.