Brazil World Cup

Why does Brazil define itself by World Cups, not wars? Video
A boy runs past graffitti showing the Brazil logo
In Depth

Why does Brazil define itself by World Cups, not wars? Video

Film aims to explain the World Cup hosts' obsession with the beautiful game
26 Jun 2014
Ian Wright quits Brazil after robbery, Chile fans stampede
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In Depth

Ian Wright quits Brazil after robbery, Chile fans stampede

World Cup whispers: Wright's family threatened by raiders, Cahill scores wonder-goal
19 Jun 2014
World Cup 2014: the tournament's best-named players - in pictures
Best World Cup names, Immobile
In Brief

World Cup 2014: the tournament's best-named players - in pictures

An impressively monikered XI, who could all play at the World Cup in Brazil
14 Jun 2014
World Cup 2014: young stars to watch in Brazil - in pictures
Young stars of the World Cup, Ross Barkley
In Brief

World Cup 2014: young stars to watch in Brazil - in pictures

Who are the emerging talents hoping to establish themselves on the grandest stage of all?
11 Jun 2014
World Cup favourites: why Spain won't win in Brazil
FernandoTorres celebrates with Cesar Azpilicueta and Javi Martinez
In Review

World Cup favourites: why Spain won't win in Brazil

A second World Cup would crown Spain as the greatest team ever, but is it a bridge too far?
10 Jun 2014
BRAZIL: Cup threat as street protests explode
Police spray demonstrators with pepper gas during a student protest at National Congress in Brasilia, on June 20, 2013 within what is now called the 'Tropical Spring' against corruption and p
In Depth

BRAZIL: Cup threat as street protests explode

World Cup warm-up tournament could be under threat as protesters' agenda widens
21 Jun 2013
Maracana fiasco raises Brazil World Cup and Olympic fears
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In Depth

Maracana fiasco raises Brazil World Cup and Olympic fears

England friendly match in Rio suspended by judge over stadium safety concerns but then reinstated
31 May 2013

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Gerrard fears dirty tricks as England face San Marino
In Review

Gerrard fears dirty tricks as England face San Marino

World Cup qualifiers: rough treatment on the cards as home teams continue their campaigns
22 Mar 2013