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FIFA: World Cup could be on artificial turf
FIFA: World Cup could be on artificial turf

The men's World Cup could be played "sooner rather than later" on artificial pitches, FIFA said Wednesday in the latest…

Top clubs want April date for Qatar World Cup

Leading European clubs want FIFA to hold the Qatar World Cup in April 2022, Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge…

1am starts at Qatar World Cup games?

Matches at the 2022 Qatar World Cup could start at 1am, under a proposal made by a senior official. Due to high temperatures…

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
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
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
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…

FIFA World Cup

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…

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

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

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 event in the social…

Follow that: Tough task for Russia and Qatar
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…

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

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

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
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…

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