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Ecuador Wins Word Cup Match Against Honduras 2-1

Ecuador Wins Word Cup Match Against Honduras 2-1

Ecuador got a pair of goals from striker Enner Valencia in a 2-1 victory over Honduras, which now will need a miracle to reach the World Cup knockout stage. continue reading »

Costa Rica Beats Italy, Secures Spot in Next Round

Costa Rica Beats Italy, Secures Spot in Next Round

Surprising Costa Rica upset Italy 1-0 in Recife Friday to guarantee themselves a berth in the World Cup round of 16 for only the second time. continue reading »

Colombia Into Knockout Stage After Japan Ties With Greece

Colombia Into Knockout Stage After Japan Ties With Greece

Japan had a one-man advantage for nearly an hour of their World Cup Group C match against Greece but had to settle for a 0-0 draw, a result that sent Colombia into the tournament's knockout stage. continue reading »

Colombia Looks to Advance After Defeating Ivory Coast 2-1

Colombia Looks to Advance After Defeating Ivory Coast 2-1

Colombia beat Ivory Coast 2-1 here Thursday to vault to the top of Group C in the 2014 World Cup, leaving the Andean squad all but assured of a berth in the knockout phase. continue reading »

Luis Suarez Leads Uruguay to 2-1 Victory Over England

Luis Suarez Leads Uruguay to 2-1 Victory Over England

Just weeks after undergoing knee surgery, Luis Suarez scored both of Uruguay's goals here Thursday in a 2-1 victory over England. The result leaves Uruguay with three points after two matches and a chance of advancing to the knockout stage. continue reading »

Chile Knocks Out Spain the Defending World Cup Champs

Chile Knocks Out Spain the Defending World Cup Champs

Spain saw its hopes of a second consecutive World Cup title shattered here Wednesday with a 2-0 loss to Chile that signaled La Roja's elimination from the 2014 tourney. continue reading »

World Cup City Hosting U.S. v Ghana Dealing with Torrential Flooding

World Cup City Hosting U.S. v Ghana Dealing with Torrential Flooding

The northeastern Brazilian city of Natal, site of Monday's World Cup match between the United States and Ghana, has turned into a disaster area due to the torrential rains flooding the municipality over the past few days. continue reading »

Colombia Beats Greece at 1st World Cup Appearance in 16 Years

Colombia Beats Greece at 1st World Cup Appearance in 16 Years

Colombia celebrated its return to the World Cup after a 16-year absence with a convincing 3-0 victory here Saturday afternoon over Greece. continue reading »

Costa Rica Delivers First World Cup Upset, Defeats Uruguay

Costa Rica Delivers First World Cup Upset, Defeats Uruguay

Costa Rica upset all expectations Saturday with a surprise 3-1 win over a stunned Uruguay in the Group D kickoff at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. continue reading »

Chile Wins First World Cup Match Against Australia

Chile Wins First World Cup Match Against Australia

Chile lost steam after scoring two goals in an electrifying first 15 minutes, but held on for a 3-1 victory over a tenacious Australian side in Group B action of the 2014 World Cup. continue reading »

The Netherlands Slaughter Spain in First World Cup Match

The Netherlands Slaughter Spain in First World Cup Match

The Netherlands routed Spain 5-1 Friday in both teams' first match of the 2014 World Cup, as the Dutch avenged their loss to La Roja in the 2010 final. continue reading »

Mexico Defeats Cameroon 1-0 in Brazil

Mexico Defeats Cameroon 1-0 in Brazil

Oribe Peralta scored the only goal here Friday as Mexico topped Cameroon 1-0 to keep pace with host nation Brazil in Group A of the 2014 World Cup. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Trades Fabregas to Chelsea for $45 Million

FC Barcelona Trades Fabregas to Chelsea for $45 Million

FC Barcelona and Chelsea have reached an agreement for the transfer of Spanish international Cesc Fabregas to the London club for a fee of 33 million euros ($44.7 million). continue reading »

Brazil Kicks Off World Cup Play With Win Over Croatia

Brazil Kicks Off World Cup Play With Win Over Croatia

Brazil needed a big assist from the referee to pull out a 3-1 win over Croatia here Thursday in the opening match of the 2014 World Cup. continue reading »

2 Cuban Tennis Players Defect to U.S.

2 Cuban Tennis Players Defect to U.S.

Two members of Cuba's national tennis squad defected after taking part in a regional Davis Cup qualifying event in Puerto Rico and have already arrived in Miami, the news Web site Cafefuerte reported Wednesday. continue reading »