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  • Feisty Brazil sets tone for World Cup

    The 2014 World Cup hosts are fighting for a bigger cause, in the streets and in the stadiums of Brazil.

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  • Queiroz challenge for South Africa

    Salary demands could be a stumbling block to former Real Madrid manager Carlos Queiroz rejoining South Africa for a second spell as national coach. He reportedly wants about four times the $50,000-a-month (37,000 euros) earned by Gordon Igesund, who was dumped after an unsuccessful two-year reign.…

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  • Brazil turn back to Dunga as Scolari successor

    The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on Tuesday appointed Dunga as coach, replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, whose contract was not renewed after the hosts' World Cup semi-final thrashing by Germany. The 50-year-old Dunga, Brazil's 1994 World-Cup winning skipper, takes the reins for a second…

  • Dunga favored as new man for Brazil

    Former World Cup-winning captain Dunga is favored to serve for the second time as national coach and will be named as Luiz Felipe Scolari's successor on Tuesday, Globo reported. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) had planned to announce the new leader last week but instead unwrapped a new…

  • Brazil eye Dunga as Scolari successor - reports

    Brazil could appoint former coach Dunga to replace Luiz Felipe Scolari as national team boss, media reports indicated Saturday, despite ex-Corinthians coach Tite being considered the long time favourite. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) earlier confirmed it will unveil its choice of…

  • Rio judge orders 23 anti-World Cup protesters jailed

    A judge in Rio de Janeiro ordered 23 people jailed for "violence" during ant-World Cup protests, including those arrested before the Argentina-Germany final. Judge Flavio Itabaiana de Oliveira Nicolau said Friday the dicision was made because of "the danger the accused pose to the public." …

  • A look at the venues hosting 2018 World Cup

    A look at the cities and venues to be used for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Moscow city government, which is financing the project, estimates costs of around $640 million. --- MOSCOW, SPARTAK STADIUM The only one of the 2018 stadiums so far to be funded by a substantial amount of private…

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  • Scolari out as Brazil coach after WCup failure

    Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned after the team failed to win the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Monday. Scolari promised to win the tournament at home, but Brazil was eliminated in the semifinals by a disastrous 7-1 loss to eventual champion Germany that matched the…

    The Associated Press
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  • CBF accepts resignation of Scolari backroom team

    Brazil's Football Confederation (CBF) on Monday said it had accepted coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's offer to resign along with his backroom team. Scolari made the offer Saturday after his side, already humbled 7-1 in their World Cup semi-final by eventual winners Germany, slumped 3-0 to Holland in…

  • 2014 World Cup winners and losers

    Coach Joachim Loew and the champion Germans weren't the biggest winners in Brazil.

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  • Blatter gives World Cup 9.25 out of ten

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Monday lavished praise on the World Cup in Brazil, saying it had been a "very special" event. "What makes the World Cup so very special this time is the quality of the football, the intensity of the games," said Blatter, adding FIFA gave the tournament 9.25 out of…

  • Brazil's upside-down Cup: Bad on field, good off

    For Brazil, it was the upside-down World Cup. Brazilians lost at what they were certain they would win - soccer - and won where so many expected failure - organization. Many serious doubts remain: about corruption related to World Cup works;

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  • What worries? Brazil World Cup scores high

    Brazil's World Cup organizers can say it now: ''Esta tudo bem'' - it's all OK. After being plagued by doubts over whether the stadiums would be ready and stay standing, and if Brazil's people would join in the fun or try to spoil it, their tournament is a winner. Memorable games, fantastic goals…

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  • Brazil fires national football coach Felipe Scolari: report

    Brazil's football confederation (CBF) will not renew national coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's contract, local media reported early Monday, just hours after Germany defeated Argentina to win the 2014 World Cup. Scolari said that he would let the CBF decide his fate after his team lost the game for…

  • Luiz Felipe Scolari out as Brazil manager after disastrous World Cup finish

    A fourth-place finish at the World Cup is usually worthy of a commendation, but when you're the manager of Brazil and the campaign ends with two consecutive losses and 10 goals conceded on home turf, it's an unspeakable disaster.

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  • After Brazil, Blatter focuses on FIFA election

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- When Brazil's football fans finally got their best chance to see Sepp Blatter at the World Cup, they had a message for him.

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  • Dejected Argentine fans, elated Germans in Brazil

    Thousands of Argentine football fans gathered on the golden sands of Copacabana beach gasped and then fell into silence when Germany scored a stunning extra-time goal to claim the World Cup title on Sunday. More than 70,000 Argentina fans packed into Rio de Janeiro in recent days, many traveling…

    The Associated Press
  • Police disperse World Cup protest with tear gas

    Police launched tear gas and stun grenades Sunday to disperse some 300 anti-World Cup protesters who tried to march toward Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium shortly before the Argentina-Germany final. The demonstrators were protesting against police repression and the country's lackluster health…

  • Brazil protests fizzled, but roots of anger remain

    The protesters who many feared would wreck Brazil's World Cup party failed to show up. Brazil avoided a repeat of last year's Confederations Cup when violent protests broke out in several cities and more than a million people took to the streets on just one night to demand the government spend on…

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  • World Cup disaster leaves Scolari reputation tainted

    Brasília (AFP) - Luiz Felipe Scolari may have been the coach when Brazil won the World Cup in 2002, but his name will now forever be associated with failure and the worst result in the country's footballing history. The 65-year-old knew he was putting his legendary status on the line when he…

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