Indian player dies from injury in goal celebration

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A 23-year-old Indian soccer player has died after injuring his spine while celebrating a goal with somersaults…

Star player hit by rock in Algeria dies

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A star soccer player has died after he was hit in the head by an object thrown from the crowd during a game in Algeria’s top league…

Germany’s WCup victory sets Twitter sports record

It won’t be what Brazil’s fans will remember, but the first World Cup semifinal is the most tweeted-about sports event in Twitter history…

Germany routs Brazil 7-1, reaches World Cup final

Germany handed Brazil its heaviest World Cup loss ever with an astounding 7-1 rout in the semifinals…

Turtle predicts Brazil vs Germany’s result

A so-called Oracle Turtle has made his pick for the world cup semi-final match between Brazil and Germany…

FIFA takes no action over challenge on Neymar

FIFA will not take action against the Colombia player who injured Neymar and ended the Brazil star’s World Cup…

Brazilian boy can’t say his name – it’s too long

A Brazilian boy is named after four French football players and the current Brazil manager…

FIFA asks magazine for proof of match-fixing

FIFA expressed “substantial doubts” Wednesday about a German magazine’s claims that a World Cup game could have been fixed…

US goal keeper’s struggle with tourette syndrome

Tim Howard may be household name as goalie of Team USA, but to his former teachers and coaches he’s a hometown hero…

SKorea WCup team greeted with insults back home

South Korean squad were tossed with toffees upon return home from Brazil by angry fans…

Fans take day off to watch World Cup USA vs. Germany

Team USA lost to three-time champion Germany 1-0 Thursday but still earned a spot in the World Cup’s knockout round. Some of fans took time off from work to watch the game at SF Civic Center…

Arrests in celebrations of Mexico World Cup win

Police say four people were arrested in the LA area after celebrations of Mexico’s advancement into the next round of World Cup…

Japan World Cup fans clean stadium

Several unofficial World cup accounts tweeted pics of Japanese fans apparently cleaning up after the match…

US turns attention to weekend game vs Portugal

The U.S. opened the World Cup with a thrilling 2-1 win over nemesis Ghana…

It’s finally here! Brazil World Cup begins

Itaquerao Stadium shined under blue skies as Brazil kicked off its home World Cup…

Chinese family go to Brazil for World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup will kick off in Brazil on Thursday, June 12. The game has drawn numerous soccer fans including a Chinese family going to Brazil…

Where to watch the World Cup in the Bay Area

Civic Center in SF and two locations in San Jose will set up giant screens for the public to watch live matches…

GoalControl to be used at World Cup

3D goal-line technology GoalControl to be used at World Cup….

Chinese footballer signed by Brazilian team Botafogo

Chinese footballer, Tang Shi, has recently been offered a long-term contract with Brazilian football club Botafogo…

Walnut Creek’s all girl youth soccer team

Youth soccer has become more popular in the Bay Area because many current and former league soccer players also teach youth to play soccer…

Major League soccer development in the Bay Area

The 2014 FIFA World Cup will kick off on June 12. One of the US team players is from San Jose Earthquakes, one of Major League Soccer teams…

Bay Area Chinese amateur soccer team

Bay Area Chinese amateur soccer team…

Donovan among 7 cuts on US World Cup roster

Landon Donovan was among seven players cut as the United States announced its 23-man World Cup squad…

U.S. men’s soccer team comes to Candlestick Park

The U.S. men’s national soccer team is coming to San Francisco’s Candlestick Park in May to play an exhibition game…