Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari reacts on the sidelines as his his team plays against the Netherlands during their 2014 World Cup third-place playoff at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia July 12, 2014.

Brazil gift Netherlands 3-0 third-place playoff win

Another ragged defensive display by Brazil allowed the Netherlands to stroll to a 3-0 victory in the World Cup third-place playoff match on Saturday as the hosts ended the tournament in depressing...

Why Loew deserves to win World Cup


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Joachim Loew has earned his moment at the...

Why Germany should fear Argentina in final

The passion for the game is the same in Uruguay, Chile, Argentina and Brazil, although the brand played the length and breadth of the South American continent sits on a tipping point.


It's all in or nothing for Messi



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Lionel Messi will...

Goodman’s the one

Last-start impressive all-the-way winner GOODMAN is the unanimous choice of The New Paper's tipping panel and you don't have to be a rocket scientist to know why.

The Laurie Laxon-trained...

Brazil players react after their 7-1 thrashing at Germany's hands on July 9.

Brazil desperate to salvage some pride against Dutch

Hosts Brazil are determined to end their home World Cup with a victory against the Netherlands in Sunday morning's third place playoff and try and move on from the humbling 7-1 defeat by Germany...

One of the "homecoming" tees produced by Fresh Brewed Tees to celebrate LeBron James returning to his hometown Cleveland team.

Website behind LeBron 'homecoming' tees crashes

LeBron James cashed in on a cool US$88 million (S$109 million) with his move...

Neil in Brazil: What will happen during Germany v Argentina? Fans speak

The World Cup's been pretty surprising so far - but these fans are pretty sure their teams are going to win it all. 

Neil Humphreys speaks to Germany and Argentina fans ahead of the final...

Goalkeeper Tim Howard of the US saves a shot during their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game against Belgium at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador July 1, 2014

No way - Tim Howard isn't shortlisted for the Golden Glove

There's been a lot to be unhappy about during this World Cup, but this may just take the cake. 

US national hero and secret soccer alien Tim Howard is apparently not in the running for the...

Javier Mascherano revealed that he tore his anus during the match-saving tackle against Holland's Arjen Robben.

Argentina's Mascherano tore anus during tackle that saved Argentina

​It is fair to say that Javier Mascherano endured a lot of pain to reach the World Cup final.