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Overtime

...Spain when they meet in a friendly on Thursday.While France won over its fans following some strong performances at the World Cup, Spain's dejected supporters are reeling from of a calamitous early exit that prompted the international retirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-02/overtime
Civil rights leaders 'offended' after meeting with the Atlanta Hawks is canceled

...player Luol Deng."Deng and Ferry are former Duke players under Mike Krzyzewski, who is coaching the U.S. team at the World Cup. Krzyzewski said he couldn't comment on the controversy involving his former players because he hasn't followed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-10/civil-rights-leaders-offended
2016 Olympic Games next big challenge facing Brazil

...JANEIRO - Brazil just pulled off the World Cup. Next up is Rio de Janeiro's...things are moving," he added.The World Cup overcame fears about protests...won't make it."Felli believes the World Cup gave the Olympics a boost."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-15/2016-olympic-games-next-
Stealth World Cup ads raise sponsorship questions

...governing body, FIFA, closely holds the World Cup brand as intellectual property...non-sponsors from capitalizing on the World Cup, and whether pushing the boundaries...hundreds of millions of people, and (the World Cup) is the kind of event that everybody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-04/stealth-world-cup-ads-rais
IOC has 'more optimism' about readiness of Rio for 2016 Olympics

...Switzerland - The smooth running of the World Cup has lifted the mood of Brazilians...the sailing venue, Felli said the World Cup has instilled a new sense of optimism...South America."The perception of the World Cup is that it's positive," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-08/ioc-has-more-optimism-ab
Soccer's best dribblers prepare to faceoff Wednesday

RIO DE JANEIRO - The World Cup's best dribblers ? Lionel Messi...The move by Louis van Gaal was the World Cup's most surprising substitution...title of the best team never to win the World Cup."It would be revenge if we win...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-07/soccers-best-dribblers-prepare-fa
Brazil advances but will be without Neymar

...another all-important win at the World Cup, Brazil was jolted by the loss...to become the first host to win the World Cup since France in 1998, had been...draw in the final match to win the World Cup, but the team lost to Uruguay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-04/brazil-advances-will-be-without-n
Argentina beats Netherlands in shootout, advances to final

...Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win...stalemate.A day after Germany lit up the World Cup with its clinical 7-1 destruction...Netherlands, which has never won the World Cup, was seeking to reach its fourth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-09/argentina-beats-netherlands-shoot
Cristiano Ronaldo's winning goal isn't enough to save Portugal from elimination at World Cup

...Ronaldo finally made his mark at the World Cup ? but it came too late to spare...match in a bittersweet ending to the World Cup.Ghana captain Asamaoh Gyan's...eliminate the last Asian team from the World Cup.With a late goal yet again...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-26/cristiano-ronaldos-w
Stomach ailment might sideline Netherlands star Robin van Persie

...Robin van Persie is in doubt for the World Cup semifinal against Argentina after...the first two Dutch matches of the World Cup, including a spectacular diving...joining Manchester United after the World Cup, said it could change on Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/stomach-ailment-migh