Stories about Sport from June, 2014
More than a decade ago, Marc Vivien Foé collapsed and died at the Stade Gerland in Lyon, France, during the Confederations Cup semi-final game between Cameroon and Columbia.
You have to know more than just football to understand the World Cup. Deji Olukotun gives a play-by-play of the important free expression and human rights issues.
Singing and Dancing in a YouTube Video to Cheer On the National Football Team Can Get You Arrested in Iran
"Goal Iran" includes clips of Iranians in more than a dozen countries singing and dancing. Iranian police call it "vulgar."
Uruguay advanced, but everyone was talking about star player Luis Suárez chomping on Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder.
Miguel “Piojo” Herrera, Mexico's coach, became the hero of the team's victory against Croatia for his passionate reactions during the match.
Bangladesh didn't qualify to play in the tournament, but the country's football fans have caught World Cup fever nonetheless.
Thanks to legal battles and network decisions, some fans on the continent might have a more complicated time tuning in to the World Cup.
Not everyone in Brazil was excited to see the World Cup. Groups around the country staged protests against the money spent on the tournament instead of on the people.
"Everyone is on the Russian team's case, but the real horror is the performance by a team that consists of Real Madrid and Barcelona players."
Peruvians love football, but they must make do with cheering for other teams this year. The country's national team hasn't qualified for a World Cup in 32 years.