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FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke holds up the name of USA during the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil at Costa do Sauipe Resort on December 6, 2013 in Costa do Sauipe, Bahia, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Americans Get Tough Draw For World Cup

U.S. men will play Ghana, Portugal, and Germany in 2014′s first round.

12/06/2013

International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) President Joseph Blatter addresses the official opening ceremony of the Gathering Of All Leaders In Sport (GOALS) forum in Doha, on December 11, 2012.  (KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Blatter: FIFA Set to Move 2022 WCup from Summer

ULRICHEN, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter expects his executive committee to decide soon that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be switched from summer. Blatter tells The Associated Press that an Oct. […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/25/2013

View of the construction site of Itaquerao football stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 19, 2013. The Itaquerao Stadium will host the opening match of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup football tournament on June 12, 2014.         (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil Asks FIFA, Hotels to Lower World Cup Prices

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s tourism board said Tuesday that it has officially told FIFA and hotel operators to negotiate lowering prices during the 2014 World Cup. The request came just days after a study […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/21/2013

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke (R) chats with a member of the 2014 World Cup local organizing committee during a visit to the Itaquerao Stadium, in Sao Paulo on August 19, 2013 to check the progress of the construction work. The Itaquerao Stadium will host the opening match of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup football tournament on June 12, 2014.          (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

High Demand as World Cup Ticket Sales Begin

SAO PAULO (AP) — It was a frenzied start to FIFA’s attempt to fill the stands for next year’s World Cup in Brazil as fans applied Tuesday for more than 1 million tickets in just […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/21/2013

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter speaks during a news conference in Moscow on September 30, 2012. Russia and FIFA unveiled the 11 cities from the Baltic to the Urals that will host the 2018 World Cup in the most ambitious project the country has organised since the fall of the USSR. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/GettyImages)

FIFA Asks WCup Host Russia to Explain Anti-Gay Law

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has asked authorities in 2018 World Cup host Russia for “clarification and more details” about a new anti-gay law, joining the International Olympic Committee in seeking answers from Moscow. Legislation prohibiting […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/13/2013

General View prior to the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group A match between Italy and Brazil at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 22, 2013 in Salvador, Brazil.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

FIFA Sets 2014 World Cup Ticket Prices in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Fans will pay $90 for tickets to see World Cup matches in Brazil next year, $10 more than in 2010 in South Africa. Announcing ticket rates Friday, FIFA said $15 seats […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/19/2013

USA's Jozy Altidore reacts after scoring a goal against Honduras during their Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah June 18, 2013.  USA defeat Honduras 1-0. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK

Altidore Scores, US Beats Honduras 1-0

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jozy Altidore scored a goal in his fourth consecutive international match, enough for the United States to edge Honduras 1-0 in a World Cup qualifying game Tuesday night. Before 20,250 fans […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/18/2013

Tomas Rogic of the Socceroos (C) and team mates celebrate in the Socceroos changeroom after winning the FIFA 2014 World Cup Asian Qualifier match between the Australian Socceroos and Iraq at ANZ Stadium on June 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Australia, South Korea, Iran Qualify for World Cup

Australia, Iran and South Korea won spots at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil on a dramatic final day of Asian qualifying Tuesday. Australia beat Iraq 1-0 in Sydney before a crowd of 80,532, with […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/18/2013

Eddie Johnson of the US celebrates his goal during their Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Panama at Century Link Field in Seattle,Washington, on June 11, 2013.  The USA defeated Panama 2-0.   AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR

U.S. Defeats Panama 2-0 in World Cup Qualifier

SEATTLE (AP) — Jozy Altidore continued his scoring blitz with a goal in his third straight match, Eddie Johnson thrilled his home club fans with a goal in the 53rd minute, and the United States […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/12/2013

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