Juliano Pinto using a robotic suit at the World Cup opening ceremony

World Cup 'bionic man' gives hope to paraplegics

One-Minute Read
Fri 13 Jun, AT 11:53

Robotic exoskeleton lets paralysed man take first kick at the World Cup opening ceremony

World Cup opening ceremony, J-Lo, Pitbull, Leitte

World Cup opening ceremony 'appalling'; ITV's Chiles stoned

Fri 13 Jun, AT 10:58

Word Cup whispers: Lopez and Pitbull get a mixed reception, and more problems emerge at Manaus

Neymar and Hernanes of Brazil

Brazil beat Croatia but penalty row sours World Cup opener

Match Report
Fri 13 Jun, AT 08:59

'Just give the cup to Brazil', say Croatia after controversial opening match in Sao Paulo

Youngsters play football in front of a World Cup mural in a Rio favela

Brazil 2014: What time does the World Cup start?

Thu 12 Jun, AT 16:40

The long awaited festival of football finally gets underway tonight - here's the lowdown

Manaus pitch Arena Amazonia

World Cup begins with clouds over Manaus and Sao Paulo

Thu 12 Jun, AT 09:20

World Cup whispers: England concerns over pitch as untested Itaquerao hosts Brazil opener

Fred and Neymar of Brazil

World Cup favourites: why Brazil might not win the tournament

Wed 11 Jun, AT 12:36

This is not a vintage Brazil side and they will be under huge pressure to deliver at home

World Cup trophy, Spain 2010

World Cup odds: the intelligent punter's guide

Tue 17 Jun, AT 15:01

Who should you put your money on? And who'll win the Golden Boot? Our guide to the World Cup odds