The semi-finals of the 2014 Fed Cup got underway on Saturday as favorites such as Italy got off to a hot start and two rivals well-versed in head-to-head matchups clashed to surprising results. Italy fended off the United States in the first round back in February, fully keeping alive the side's momentum after capturing the 2013 title. Show More Summary
Just ahead of this summer's World Cup, which will take place in Brazil, an apparel company in that country has been selling homophobic t-shirts targeting some well-known soccer players. Think Progress reports: Though some of them are benign — one...
With two disappointing product releases from Nike, the company's 2014 World Cup hopes are very much in question now.
Uruguay national team manager Oscar Tabarez will be taking lots of comfort from the sensational form Luis Suarez has been in for Liverpool this season ahead of the summer’s World Cup. It has been a season of redemption for Suarez, who started the campaign completing a 10-match ban for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic last April. Show More Summary
Over the last 20 years since the United States hosted the 1994 FIFA World Cup, one position has produced star after star. The goalkeeping position has made people gain more respect for the Yanks over the years because of how well the...Show More Summary
Sorry, blooper hounds of the world, but that awesome picture floating around the Internet supposedly catching Jaime Lannister sipping on a cup o' joe (above) didn't actually air during the episode.In fact, a true "Game of Thrones" fan...Show More Summary
The designer behind T-shirts using homophobic slurs regarding World Cup athletes says the shirts are not offensive. Featured Image: read more
Counterfeiting the World Cup trophy seems kind of pointless. A Cup-winning team receives only a single gold-plated replica. It's not as if anyone's going to believe that you, Joe Soccer Fan, have one of these lying around the house to impress company. Show More Summary
The story of Nico Calabria, a boy who was born with one leg, will definitely tug at your heartstrings. In this moving Powerade commercial for the brand's 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign, footage from Nico's home videos show the challenges and victories he's come across on his way to becoming a soccer star. Show More Summary
There are only a few weeks left in the 2013-14 Premier League season, and teams are gearing up for a summer transfer window that could get wild following the 2014 World Cup. Manchester United have suffered a nightmare season and areShow More Summary
Brazil is trying to offset carbon emissions caused by the 2014 Soccer World Cup it is hosting in June by offering owners of United Nations-backed carbon credits to swap them for publicity during the games, according to Reuters. Carbon emissions generated by construction, travel and other activities related to hosting the events are estimated at over […]
Shirts from a Brazilian designer say that "Cristiano Ronaldo is gay" and that former Argentina star Diego Maradona is a "maricon," a slang term for "faggot." The post Brazilian Company Sells T-Shirts Using Gay Slurs To Trash Talk World Cup Players appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Most of us won't be lucky enough to go to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil this summer, but that doesn't mean you won't be able to see an official match ticket. FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke has released the image, with those fans...Show More Summary
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No matter how impressive their reigns were statistically or in terms of performance, coaches of the Argentina national team are judged on one thing, and one thing only. Without a World Cup win since 1986, Albiceleste fans are desperate...Show More Summary
As the United States men's national team and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann head into the last six weeks before leaving for the World Cup, much attention has been paid to who Klinsmann will select to represent the U.S. in Brazil. However,...Show More Summary
On May 13 in Hamburg, the German national team will take on Poland as part of their preparation for the World Cup. Unfortunately, coach Joachim Low will likely be without a majority of the 23 players that should make up the squad travelling...Show More Summary
After a thrilling first round in the Fed Cup 2014 World Group back in February, the semi-finals are finally upon us, with defending Champions Italy facing a tough task in reaching their second consecutive final. Per Fed Cup, the Italians have made the final five times in the last eight years, but the world's No. Show More Summary
Getting your favorite player’s face tattooed on your chest is a big commitment. As much as you love Andrea Pirlo, you can be forgiven for not wanting to permanently ink his mug on your body. Plus, the ink required for … Continue reading ? Limited Edition ‘World Cup Marauders’ T-Shirts Now Available is a post from World Soccer Talk.