Dutch despair, continued
We take a look at the early favorites, underdogs and long shots of Euro 2012.
After Alex Bunbury hung up his boots as a player, he made it his mission to turn his son Teal into a top-class striker. But at what cost?
The U.S. World Cup bid swung and missed, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens writes.
Conventional wisdom suggests holding a World Cup on U.S. soil would jump-start the game's popularity here. But it's not the case, Leander Schaerlaeckens writes.
Bragging rights between neighboring rivals is up for grabs when Spain and Portugal meet in Cape Town for a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.
With many of the top teams struggling to find their form, the stage is set for some exciting matches at the World Cup, Leander Schaerlaeckens writes.
Portugal's hopes ride heavily on Cristiano Ronaldo, who must finally prove himself on the biggest stage.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto'o and Steven Pienaar: Four players who must carry their teams.
Portugal will face an extremely dangerous Bosnia-Herzegovina in the playoffs. Compounding its problem is that star Cristiano Ronaldo is doubtful with an injured ankle.
A remarkable turnaround has seen Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal on the verge of qualifying for South Africa, something that seemed extremely unlikely earlier in the campaign.