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  1. United States Portugal World Cup match draws record television ra...

    Associated Press

    The United States' 2-2 World Cup draw with Portugal is almost certainly the most-watched soccer game ever in the U.S., an emphatic confirmation of the sport's rising popularity in a country slower to embrace it than the rest of the world. The Niels...

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  2. Brazil and Mexico play out goalless draw in World Cup's Group A

    Associated Press

    FORTALEZA, Brazil -- Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa made a series of outstanding saves to help Mexico hold Brazil to a thrilling 0-0 draw at the World Cup on Tuesday. - Scolari full of praise for Ochoa display The result leaves both teams with four ...

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
  3. World Cup opens with ceremony

    Associated Press

    World Cup news

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  4. Rio de Janeiro mayor says mistake to have 12 host cities for Worl...

    Associated Press

    World Cup news

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  5. Deco deciding whether to sue WADA

    Associated Press

    SAO PAULO -- Former Portugal international Deco said Thursday he may file a lawsuit against WADA and the Brazilian laboratory that said he tested positive for doping last year. Deco, who retired from the game last August, was cleared of doping by t...

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  6. Former Portugal star Deco cleared of doping

    Associated Press

    Former Portugal midfielder Deco has been cleared of doping because of faulty testing by a Rio de Janeiro laboratory that has since been suspended from World Cup duty. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday that a settlement between ...

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  7. FIFA defends World Cup kickoff times after being sued

    Associated Press

    World Cup news

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  8. Official said Brazil will not meet water pollution targets by 201...

    Brazil will not make good on its commitment to clean up Rio de Janeiro's sewage-filled Guanabara Bay by the 2016 Olympic Games, state environmental officials acknowledged in a letter obtained Saturday by The Associated Press.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  9. Grousbeck investing in skateboard league

    Associated Press

    BOSTON -- There might not be many obvious similarities between high-tech electric car racing and some dude in a hoodie riding a skateboard. To Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck and his fellow investors at Causeway Media Partners, it's all about r...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  10. High cost, corruption claims mar Brazil World Cup

    Associated Press

    Brazil news

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
  11. Luiz Felipe Scolari says protests could hurt Brazil's chances

    Associated Press

    Brazil news

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  12. USOC executive says host city decision coming

    The CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee says the decision on which U.S. city will bid for the 2024 Olympics will be down to two to three potential hosts by June.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  13. America's Cup sailor Dirk de Ridder suspended 5 years

    America's Cup sailor Dirk de Ridder has been suspended from sanctioned events for five years by sailing's international governing body, two people with knowledge of the situation said.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  14. Oscar Pistorius lawyer says pathologist to open defense case

    A pathologist will likely testify first when Oscar Pistorius' defense team starts calling witnesses at his murder trial next week, the double-amputee athlete's lawyer said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2014
  15. Organizers say Usain Bolt to skip Rome Diamond League meet

    Golden Gala organizers announced Monday that Usain Bolt will skip the Rome Diamond League meet on June 5, citing reported injury problems.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  16. 2014 Paralympics come to close

    Associated Press

    SOCHI, Russia -- Triumphant in the midst of global condemnation, Vladimir Putin clinked his champagne flute with leading sports officials, toasting the success of his pet project in Sochi. Under chandeliers in ornate surroundings, the wine was fl...

    Blog | March 17, 2014