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Chelsea, Ronaldo top of this week's AP global 10

1 / 4<p>Chelsea's Frank Lampard, centre right, celebrates with teammates as his team beat Liverpool 2-0 in their English Premier League soccer match …

ESPN Expects Brazil World Cup to 'Significantly' Outpace South Africa

ESPN is seeing significantly higher ad sales for June's 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil vs. four years ago, according to Ed Erhardt, ESPN's president of …

South Africa

We Are One (Ole Ola) [The Official 2014 FIFA World Cup Song] (Audio)

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup Scores & Fixtures

2014 World Cup Brazil: Players Who Will Impact Tournament Most

The 2014 World Cup is rapidly approaching with some of the best players in the world preparing to take the pitch on the biggest stage in Brazil on June 12. There will be no shortage of elite soccer players in this year's World Cup, from big names from Europe and Asia to emerging stars in North and …

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Qatar cuts number of stadiums planned for 2022 World Cup

Qatar's plan of building 12 stadiums for the 2022 World Cup proved way too ambitious, forcing the Arab nation to reduce construction by a</b> …

Human Rights

Two in three Americans do not plan to follow soccer's World Cup

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When the U.S. men’s soccer team lines up in Brazil to play their first game of the soccer World Cup in June, their home support may be tepid at best.<p>United States fans cheer on their team against Mexico during the first half of their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in …

History of the Soccer World Cup from 1970-1982

LONDON (Reuters) - The third of a five part history of the World Cup from Uruguay in 1930 up to the preparations for the 2014 finals in Brazil:<p>A worker covers the field with a rain tarp after a soccer practice session for the Costa Rican national soccer team was cancelled due to rain at the Azteca …

World Cup 2014: Latest Controversies and Stadium Updates

Time is running out for 2014 World Cup preparations to be ready in time for the start of the summer showpiece..<p>The tournament kicks off on June 12, 2014, but a host of the venues remain unfinished as we edge ever closer to Brazil’s opening game against Croatia, according to reports. Three stadiums …

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - News - Ticketholders encouraged to limit environmental impact and win tickets for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ final - FIFA.com

To reduce the environmental impact of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ and raise awareness on carbon emissions, FIFA today launched a programme …

Bayern Munich vs. Real Madrid: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

Real Madrid stunned holders Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena, powering to an emphatic 4-0 win and booking their place in next month’s Champions League final.<p>One dream is over, but another is now a tantalising step away from finally being realised.<p>Bayern’s ambition of becoming the first club to …

Real Madrid wins 4-0, gains Champions League final

MUNICH (AP) -- Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals apiece Tuesday, and Real Madrid advanced to the Champions League final by beating …

Teacher tells of Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

The UN estimates more than 50,000 people have fled the violence in Nigeria and crossed into neighbouring Niger.<p>Boko Haram's Islamist militants have intensified their violent campaign, killing over 1,500 people since the start of this year alone, according to human rights groups.<p>Most recently, they …

200 girls are missing in Nigeria – so why doesn't anybody care?

Where are they?<p>Every morning for a week the news has been dominated by the South Korean ferry tragedy. The terrible grief of the parents, the shocking response of the crew to the unfolding disaster, and the inexorably rising body count.<p>Two days before the South Korean students boarded their ferry …

Who are Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist group?

<b>Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram - which has caused havoc in Africa's most populous country through a wave of bombings, assassinations and abductions - is fighting to overthrow the government and create an Islamic state.</b><p>Boko Haram promotes a version of Islam which makes it "haram", or …

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Boko Haram growing militancy: The Nigerian group’s crimes will not remain in Nigeria.

Monday marks two weeks since the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has been holding up to 191 teenage girls hostage with total impunity in the …

Denmark bans Nigeria adoptions after raid on suspected baby factory

Denmark has suspended adoptions from Nigeria less than a month after Lagos police arrested eight people at a suspected baby factory.<p>"I have decided to suspend all adoption from Nigeria with immediate effect," Denmark's minister for children tweeted. "We must do everything we can to protect the …

Inside Nigeria's Sambisa forest, the Boko Haram hideout where kidnapped school girls are believed to be held

A few months ago, the name Sambisa Forest meant nothing to many Nigerians. Not anymore. It has come to signify terror and home to the terrorist group Boko Haram. The forest is now almost mythical for so many people within the Lake Chad basin who have come to align the complex north-eastern …

The group that kidnapped 234 Nigerian school girls and its murderous campaign against education

In 2010, long before the mass killing that now engulf Nigeria began, there was a masked man hoisting an AK-47, a stack of religious books and a promise. His named was Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the Islamic group Boko Haram, and in the 25-minute video clip, he promised to annihilate all traces …

Nigeria girls' abduction: Protest march in Abuja

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1073000/1073107_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1531932720_f33426cd1922650796212d1e576176d1<p><b>Hundreds of mainly women protesters have marched through the Nigerian capital, Abuja, to press for the release of 230 schoolgirls abducted by</b> …

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