Brazil's 2014 World Cup legacy left little to celebrate

2018-07-19 07:51

When Brazil hosted the World Cup in 2014 the country dreamt of glory, but the beloved national team was thrashed and the tournament left a legacy of unfinished works.

4 years later, corruption overshadows Brazilian WC

2018-06-13 07:21

Four years after the 2014 Soccer World Cup Brazil's massive corruption probes have cleared only two of the 12 stadiums used for the finals.

All SWCs must be probed - Brazil president

2015-05-28 07:54

Dilma Rousseff has called for all Soccer World Cups and football activities to be investigated.

SWC 2014 hangover continues

2015-02-11 09:11

The construction of a light rail line in Cuiaba that was to have been ready for last year's World Cup has been stalled.

FIFA returns $100m to Brazil

2015-01-21 10:23

Football's world governing body FIFA has set up a $100 million 2014 World Cup Legacy Fund for hosts, Brazil.

Bayern earn big FIFA cash

2015-01-09 10:36

Bayern Munich's $1.7 million share tops FIFA cash payouts to clubs for release of players to Soccer World Cup.

Gotze's boot sold for €2m!

2014-12-08 11:43

The boot that won the 2014 Soccer World Cup in Brazil has been sold at an auction for a staggering €2 million.

Germany's heroes hit cinemas

2014-11-08 09:32

Memories of Germany's 2014 Soccer World Cup triumph will be rekindled when 'Die Mannschaft' hits cinemas.

FIFA crack down SWC 'gifts'

2014-09-18 20:04

FIFA officials were ordered to hand back luxury watches offered as 'gifts' by the Brazilian Football Confederation.

Brazil drama over for Luiz

2014-08-07 18:00

Brazil defender David Luiz has insisted he was over his SWC heartbreak as he was unveiled as a new Paris Saint-Germain player.


Caribbean football chief banned over ticket scam

2018-07-03 18:07

FIFA's ethics committee have banned a Caribbean football chief for two years over a ticket scam at the 2014 World Cup.

2014 SWC clean - Rousseff

2015-06-09 08:58

Dilma Rousseff insists there is no reason Brazil's hosting of the 2014 SWC should be probed as part of the FIFA scandal.

From national pride to bus depot - Brasilia stadium

2015-03-10 10:01

That is the current fate of the most expensive venue Brazil built for last year's SWC.

'White elephant' under repair

2015-01-23 12:29

A new stadium in Cuiaba is being closed for "emergency repairs" just seven months after it held four World Cup matches.

Low 'demands' Neuer win

2015-01-09 14:05

Joachim Low has voted for Manuel Neuer and would be disappointed if he doesn't win the Ballon d'Or award on Monday .

Post-SWC stadium issue

2014-12-24 07:05

Attendance figures for soccer games in Brazil have been boosted since the SWC, but a few stadiums could become 'white elephants'.

Neuer tops FIFA shortlist

2014-11-24 14:06

World Cup winner Manuel Neuer was shortlisted for the goalkeeping position in the 2014 FIFA World Team of the Year.

Ghana FA to pay back SWC money

2014-11-06 14:41

The GFA says it is now able to pay back the money it borrowed from the government to avoid a player strike at the SWC.

Brazil seeking redemption

2014-09-04 20:22

Less than two months after the worst defeat in their history, Brazil are set to embark on a new path against Colombia.

Lahm rules out Germany return

2014-08-07 17:30

While admitting that he would "never say never", Philipp Lahm has ruled out any return to the German national team.

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