July 7 – The spray that leaves a temporary line on the field during free kicks debuted in Belo Horizonte in 2000.
July 3 – Some of the best images of this week’s World Cup matches as the round of sixteen drew to a close.
July 1 – Also: First four teams through to World Cup quarter-finals celebrate on Twitter.
June 25 – FIFA is launching an investigation into Uruguay striker Luis Suarez’s apparent biting incident on Tuesday.
June 25 – Planned regeneration of the area near Etihad Stadium could add 6,000 new homes… Mayor of Boston open to discussing new MLS stadium… Heavy rainfall causes sinkhole to open in Natal.
June 20 – FIFA’s monitoring system found no evidence of match-fixing in the warm-up matches leading up to the World Cup.
June 20 – Uruguay celebrate a 2-1 victory over England at Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo…Ticketless Chilean fans stormed Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana media centre… More inside. Compiled by Nicole Bennett.
June 18 – FIFA has surpassed the one million fan mark at its 2014 World Cup Fan Fests spread around the 12 host cities.
June 18 – Also: U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is maintaining his neutrality through the FIFA World Cup.
(WFI) World Football INSIDER editor Mark Bisson visited arenas in Salvador and Belo Horizonte to sample the fan experience at the 2014 World Cup.