•  
  •  
Luis Suarez's appeal of biting ban rejected by FIFA

...lengthy ban for biting an opponent in a World Cup match.Football's international...the sanctions. TICKET SCALPING: A World Cup hospitality company director has...Whelan as being a main source of World Cup tickets that were sold to an Algerian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-10/luis-suarezs-appeal-
Germany's Miroslav Klose becomes World Cup's all-time record scorer

...routed the host nation 7-1 in the World Cup semifinals, Klose became the tournament's...the 23rd minute for his 16th career World Cup goal in his fourth tournament...injured winger Angel di Maria in the World Cup semifinal against the Netherlands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/germanys-miroslav-kl
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 header...today.There were fears De Jong's World Cup was over when he limped off early...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/stomach-ailment-migh
Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella believes Lionel Messi is 'best' player in world

...Messi is the best of them all."After a disappointing World Cup four years ago, Messi has carried Argentina into the semifinals...the first time since 1990 that Argentina has reached a World Cup semifinal, which Sabella said was a victory in itself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/argentina-coach-alej
Leicester: More pain inflicted on once proud soccer power Brazil

...remembered as one of the craziest World Cup matches ever. Because of the humiliation...but an entire nation's hopes and World Cup joy turning to vinegar and flushing...under such pressure to win their home World Cup. And when it became clear in that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/leicester-more-pain-
Germany deals Brazil worst ever World Cup loss

...routing the hosts 7-1 in the World Cup semifinals, the largest margin of...Klose's record-setting 16th career World Cup goal.The strike pushed Klose past...Germans advanced to their eighth World Cup final.Germany will face either...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/germany-deals-brazil
Argentina beats Netherlands in shootout, advances to final

...Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over...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
Germans build on Spain's 'tiki-taka' passing game

...by Spain to another level at the World Cup in Brazil, by adding ruthless efficiency...one win from capturing its fourth World Cup title following the astonishing 7-1...scored eight goals in winning the 2010 World Cup ? Germany already has 17 here, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-09/germans-build-spains
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...America."The perception of the World Cup is that it's positive," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-08/ioc-has-more-optimism-ab
Hornets need young forwards to step up

...first game Saturday against the Washington Wizards. THUNDER: Guard Russell Westbrook will not play with Team USA in the World Cup of Basketball so he can rest his knee.Chairman Jerry Colangelo said that USA Basketball had been communicating with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-08/hornets-need-young-forwards-s