Germany must guard against complacency following their 4-0 demolition of Portugal in their World Cup … More »World Cup - Cautious Germany wary of 'second match syndrome'
Andy Murray is backing the new Premier League to take tennis to areas of the world that have little chance … More »Football - Murray: Premier League will spread game to world
Italy midfielder Antonio Candreva has become a Lazio player after the Serie A club ended a co-ownership … More »Football - Lazio seal Candreva signing after ending co-ownership deal
The World Cup's opening group games have produced several goals of breathtaking quality. More »Football - Five of the best goals of the World Cup
Portugal coach Paulo Bento suggested the referee was biased in favour of Germany after his side’s 4-0 … More »Football - Portugal coach accuses referee of favouring Germany
* Argentina's Messi ends eight-year World Cup goal drought More »Football - WRAPUP 1-No.10s Messi and Benzema share World Cup limelight
Lionel Messi struck a trademark wonder goal as Argentina edged to a 2-1 win over Bosnia in their Group … More »World Cup - Messi strikes as Argentina edge to Bosnia win
Gervinho headed the winner as Ivory Coast scored a quick-fire double to come from behind and beat Japan … More »World Cup - Gervinho and Bony strike as Ivory Coast sink Japan
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Brazil midfielder Oscar swiftly silenced his doubters with a commanding performance in the opening win … More »Football - Oscar silences his critics with command performance
Our man in Brazil, is backing one team and one team only. And it’s not the Selecao. More »Letter from Brazil: country wakes up to the sound of the samba beat… and a World Cup
Brazil are looking to send a message to supporters and rivals in the World Cup's opening match, right … More »World Cup - Alves: Opening match as important as final
Brazilian striker Fred has learned from his mistakes of last year's Confederations Cup and vowed … More »World Cup - Goalscorer Fred promises no more goalscoring promises
Croatia coach Niko Kovac and Brazilian-born midfielder Sammir believe the 1998 World Cup semi-finalists … More »World Cup - Kovac and Sammir confident Croatia can stun Brazil
Since August 1, 2012, Russia have played 19 matches, won 11, drawn 6 and lost 2, with a goal tally of … More »Football - World-Russia's international results since August 1 2012
"Go home and kiss your families" was Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's parting message … More »Football - Brazil's Scolari shows softer side before '30 days hard work'
Brazil survived a poor first half to beat Serbia 1-0 in a warm-up friendly on Friday, but their lacklustre … More »Football - Home fans jeer lacklustre Brazil in friendly win over Serbia
Brazil laboured to an undeserved 1-0 victory over Serbia on a derisory pitch in Sao Paulo in their last … More »Sixty-four years later, a new Brazil hosts the World Cup
Brazil laboured to an undeserved 1-0 victory over Serbia on a derisory pitch in Sao Paulo in their last … More »Ribery: Missing Brazil like 'a death in the soul'
Brazil laboured to an undeserved 1-0 victory over Serbia on a derisory pitch in Sao Paulo in their last … More »International friendlies - Fans jeer as Brazil stutter to victory in final outing before World Cup