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Qatar insists World Cup question of 'when not if'
Qatar insists World Cup question of 'when not if'

Qatar organisers dismissed any chance of the 2022 World Cup being taken away from the Gulf nation after a warning today…

Football stadium workers paid 88c/hour

Workers constructing Qatar's 40,000-seat Al-Wakrah Stadium for the 2022 Football World Cup are reportedly being paid just…

Michael Burgess: Ten reasons to love Germany

Germany used to be the team we all loved to hate - but that has all changed over the last few years. It wasn't much fun…

Alan Hansen: Walcott remark my only regret

When I made my decision to retire two years ago, I was happy with it then and I have absolutely no regrets now.

Best bits from the World Cup
Best bits from the World Cup

After four weeks of thrilling World Cup action in Brazil, the party is now over (unless you're German). So we have rounded…

Football: Hard for Russia, Qatar to beat Brazil's carnival of football
Football: Hard for Russia, Qatar to beat Brazil's carnival of football

To Russia, with love. But the renewal of the people's vows with the World Cup will be severely tested by its money-driven…

Confederation salutes exiting Brazil coach
Confederation salutes exiting Brazil coach

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned after the team failed to win the World Cup.

Football: Win fuels fire of German ambition
Football: Win fuels fire of German ambition

Winning the World Cup in Brazil has given Germany the "hunger" to triumph in more tournaments and create an era of dominance…

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World Cup was Facebook's biggest ever event
World Cup was Facebook's biggest ever event

This year's football World Cup generated the highest level of conversations over Facebook than any other…

Follow that: Tough task for Russia and Qatar

Brazil gave us a carnival of football but there is now a risk the World Cup could fall off a cliff for eight years, writes…

Did Messi deserve player of the Cup?

Ouch. Argentine football great Maradona says awarding Lionel Messi the World Cup's golden ball was just a marketing ploy…

Will's big Messi day

Ten-year-old Kiwi Will Richardson's dream of meeting Argentine football star Lionel Messi came true yesterday in front of…

Punters splash $2m on final
Punters splash $2m on final

Kiwis bet more than $2 million on the 2014 Fifa World Cup final, making it the TAB's third most popular…

Gotze shows the world he's better than Messi

Mario Gotze scored a superb extra-time winner as Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to become the first European team to win a World…

Michael Burgess: Germany's victory saves the blushes of broken Brazilians

With one sublime moment yesterday Germany broke a 24-year drought - and saved the World Cup for Brazil.

Queen of Europe, maybe next the world

Angela Merkel does not want to complete her full term as German Chancellor and plans to resign before elections in 2017…

Jorge Knijnik and Ramon Spaaij: Question of Cup's legacy remains

The losing World Cup teams and fans are licking their wounds while Germany will celebrate for at least four years.

'Made in Germany' may be ultimate World Cup winner
'Made in Germany' may be ultimate World Cup winner

The German economy is set to benefit as the country's football victory draws shoppers to the "Made in…

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