The 2014 World Cup has seen unprecedented levels of outrage and debate over poverty, Fifa, commercialism … and occasionally football.
This is the chance to take the tournament to the millions of football fans in the Middle East, writes the president of the Qatar Football Association.
Uruguay's Luis Suarez could face a lengthy ban if an investigation by Fifa proves allegations he bit Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini are true.
Wayne Rooney on Saturday apologised to England fans for the country's disastrous exit from the World Cup after two defeats.
Indigenous Brazilians want to be respected, not saddled with "the world's most expensive bird toilet".
Africa has lost one of its five representative countries in the World Cup, while the champions were humiliated by a shock defeat by Chile.
This group of grandmothers speaks the language of football, with dignity and a spirit that transcends the beautiful game.
While the hype of the World Cup steals the limelight in the media, demonstrators in Brazil continue to highlight social issues in the country.
Safa president Danny Jordaan's seeking of greater representation for African countries in future World Cups have been effectively stifled.
Days before the start of the World Cup, Brazil's Homeless Workers' Movement has reached a deal with authorities not to protest during the tournament.
New allegations of corruption have surfaced in the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
The stadiums are said to bring progress to their area, but opponents say this is a lie. "Football stadiums don't bring prosperity."
Qatar will try to hold on to the World Cup prize, but will Fifa intervene? Owen Gibson outlines the possible options.
The Fifa World Cup 2010 winners and runners-up have announced their final squads for the upcoming football tournament in Brazil.
A new film shows how an unlikely group, including football's first transgender player, has reminded the world of the true value of football.
Zico is frustrated with the state of his country but hopes that they will rediscover football's joys.
Lack of political support in Brazil after elections has been a very tough time preparing for the upcoming World Cup, said Fifa's Jerome Valcke.
As Brazilian authorities brace for a new set of protests during the World Cup, Fifa says it expects Brazil's police to contain violent demonstrations.