A third construction worker has died while helping to build the São Paulo stadium that will host the opening match of this year's World Cup in Brazil.
After Bafana Bafana lost 5-0 to Brazil, the president was booed by the crowd as he walked on the pitch to hand over the hosting of the next World Cup.
Adidas has pulled its raunchy World Cup T-shirts after Brazil's government complained that it was promoting sex tourism in the country.
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.
A report said a fire at a World Cup stadium in Brazil has caused damage that could compromise the stability of the construction.
Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke told Radio France the football event would be held at year-end, but Fifa says no such decision has been made.
Beyond all the corporate flummery, this year's sporting centrepiece remains a beautifully pure football occasion.
It took a comfortable 4-1 win over Tunisia for Cameroon to book their place in the World Cup for an African record seventh time.
Côte d'Ivoire has joined Nigeria as the first African teams to reach next year's World Cup finals.
The Dutchman will take over as Tunisia's new coach after Nabil Maaloul's resignation, following their 2-0 defeat by Cape Verde.
The United States and Costa Rica have qualified for the World Cup by getting the results they needed in the Concacaf regional qualifier.
Coach Gordon Igesund says he has selected one of the strongest squads of his 14-month tenure to face Botswana in a crucial 2014 World Cup qualifier.
The dearest 2014 World Cup tickets for international fans will cost $990 and the cheapest $90, say officials.
The football boss's World Cup strategy backfires as Brazil caves in to protests over spending.
Brazil's two biggest cities have backtracked on an agreement to increase public transportation prices that set off demonstrations across the country.
Fifa has said it is probing whether or not Ethiopia, Togo and Equatorial Guinea each used an ineligible player in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
As Brazil prepares for the 2014 World Cup and Confederation Cup in June, its Association of Prostitutes has been teaching sex workers English.
Brazil were booed by their own fans after stumbling to a 2-2 draw with Chile in their first friendly at a 2014 World Cup stadium.
A goal in each half lifted Bafana Bafana to a 2-0 win over Central African Republic in Cape Town on Saturday.
Côte d'Ivoire has dealt with last month's failure in Afcon by dropping Didier Drogba in switching its focus to next year's World Cup.