<![CDATA[FIFA.com - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 10 Jul 2014 16:27:00 GMTThu, 10 Jul 2014 16:27:38 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Pique: I would love to give something back]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=pique-i-would-love-to-give-something-back-2403062.htmlFIFA.com sat down with Spain defender Gerard Pique to find out more about his motivations and aspirations in taking up the role of Ambassador for FIFA’s Football for Hope initiative.]]>Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Siyakhona photo contest winner chosen]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=siyakhona-photo-contest-winner-chosen-2401725.htmlWed, 09 Jul 2014 16:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Nearly three million tickets for Brazil 2014 sold to date]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=nearly-three-million-tickets-for-brazil-2014-sold-to-date-2355122.htmlThu, 05 Jun 2014 20:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Shoppers in for a treat at FIFA World Cup fan stores]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=shoppers-in-for-a-treat-at-fifa-world-cup-fan-stores-2355044.htmlThu, 05 Jun 2014 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Relive the Organising Committee press conference]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=organising-committee-press-conference-to-be-live-streamed-2354607.htmlThe Organising Committee for Brazil 2014 convened for its last session before the big kick-off. The press conference is available to view in full.

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Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)
<![CDATA[Concessions workforce getting ready for action]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=concessions-workforce-getting-ready-for-action-2344364.htmlWith the 2014 FIFA World Cup fast approaching, the food and beverage programme at all 12 stadiums is being prepared to make sure it is befitting of a top sporting event.

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Mon, 26 May 2014 16:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)
<![CDATA[Ticketholders encouraged to limit environmental impact and win tickets for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ final ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=ticketholders-encouraged-to-limit-environmental-impact-and-win-tickets-2326107.htmlWed, 30 Apr 2014 14:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Official Song released; Official Album tracklist revealed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=official-song-released-official-album-tracklist-revealed-2316268.html“One Love, One Rhythm: The Official 2014 FIFA World Cup Album.”]]>Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Official Anthem of Brazil 2014 to be performed by Santana, Wyclef, Avicii and Alexandre Pires]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=official-anthem-the-2014-fifa-world-cuptm-performed-santana-wyclef-avici-2305218.htmlDar um Jeito (We Will Find A Way)”, will be performed at the tournament’s closing ceremony in Rio de Janeiro by Carlos Santana, Wyclef, Avicii and Alexandre Pires.]]>Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[American artist Elijah King is announced winner of the SuperSong competition]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=american-artist-elijah-king-announced-winner-the-supersong-competition-2276990.htmlTalented American artist Elijah King has today been unveiled as the winner of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ SuperSong competition,  with the winning song selected by Ricky Martin and the SuperSong judging panel.

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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)
<![CDATA[Music hopefuls invited to add to the rhythm of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=music-hopefuls-invited-add-the-rhythm-the-2014-fifa-world-cuptm-2224063.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 10:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Porto Alegre and Cuiabá to welcome Valcke]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=porto-alegre-and-cuiaba-welcome-valcke-2190155.htmlThu, 03 Oct 2013 14:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Valcke: Work continues at full pace]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=valcke-work-continues-full-pace-2167670.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 12:58:50 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Stadium operators meet in Curitiba to discuss sustainability ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=stadium-operators-meet-curitiba-discuss-sustainability-2153343.htmlFri, 16 Aug 2013 17:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Weil: We must protect stakeholders' rights]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/marketing/news/newsid=2084142/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=With any huge event, such as the FIFA World Cup™, the subject of brand protection, sponsors rights and ambush marketing are key commercial issues. FIFA's Marketing Director Thierry Weil discusses some of the issues at hand.

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Fri, 24 May 2013 13:55:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=MarketingKind=News
<![CDATA[Stadiums update – First half of February 2013]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=2/news=stadiums-update-first-half-february-2013-2013974.htmlFIFA.com brings you the latest pictures of the ongoing work at the four other stadiums that will stage the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013.]]>Sat, 16 Feb 2013 21:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Stadiums progress: January 2013]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=2/news=stadiums-progress-january-2013-2001909.htmlFIFA.com brings you the latest pictures of the ongoing work at the ten other stadiums that will stage the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™.]]>Tue, 05 Feb 2013 17:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Seventy CTS options already approved for Brazil 2014]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=1/news=seventy-cts-options-already-approved-for-brazil-2014-1999121.htmlThu, 31 Jan 2013 17:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Significant progress made at Brazil 2014 LOC board meeting]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=1/news=significant-progress-made-brazil-2014-loc-board-meeting-1998473.htmlFIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke said he has no doubt the stadiums will be handed over on time, while the LOC chairman praised version two of the CTS catalogue at the latest Brazil 2014 LOC board meeting.

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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 20:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)
<![CDATA[Brazil 2014 Ambassadors unveiled]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=1/news=brazil-2014-ambassadors-unveiled-1998294.htmlWed, 30 Jan 2013 16:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[2014 Ambassadors unveil Official Poster ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=1/news=2014-ambassadors-unveil-official-poster-1998157.htmlWed, 30 Jan 2013 15:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Brasilia, where the ball starts rolling]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=1/news=brasilia-where-the-ball-starts-rolling-1997321.htmlOn Monday representatives from FIFA, the Brazil 2014 LOC and the federal government visited Brasilia's Estadio Nacional, the setting for the start of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013.

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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 21:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)
<![CDATA[Football takes centre stage at newest Brazil 2014 stadium]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=1/news=football-takes-centre-stage-newest-brazil-2014-stadium-1996639.htmlMon, 28 Jan 2013 02:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[A well-deserved gesture of appreciation]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=1/news=well-deserved-gesture-appreciation-1996563.htmlSun, 27 Jan 2013 21:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Mineirao icons delight in new stadium]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=12/news=mineirao-icons-delight-new-stadium-1976578.htmlSat, 22 Dec 2012 02:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[The new Gigante da Pampulha is born]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=12/news=the-new-gigante-pampulha-born-1976579.htmlGigante da Pampulha will also host three matches at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013.]]>Sat, 22 Dec 2012 00:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[A new era dawns]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=12/news=new-era-dawns-1973287.htmlMon, 17 Dec 2012 00:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Niemeyer and the art of invention]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=12/news=niemeyer-and-the-art-invention-1967493.htmlFIFA.com pays tribute to the late and great Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, whose enduring work will be admired by many football fans visiting Brazil over the next two years.   

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Thu, 06 Dec 2012 19:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)
<![CDATA[LOC and FIFA hold medical course]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=12/news=loc-and-fifa-hold-medical-course-1966875.htmlDoctors from the Brazil 2014 LOC and FIFA have begun sharing their experiences from recent FIFA competitions with the chief medical officers of the 12 Host City LOCs.


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Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)
<![CDATA[Stadiums progress: December 2012]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=12/news=stadiums-progress-december-2012-1961176.htmlSat, 01 Dec 2012 20:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[New posts for LOC and FIFA executives]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=11/news=new-posts-for-loc-and-fifa-executives-1959086.htmlFollowing a meeting in Sao Paulo on Wednesday, Ricardo Trade and Ron Del Mont were handed new executive positions in the organisation of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™.

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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)
<![CDATA[Sao Paulo making progress inside and outside the stadium]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=11/news=sao-paulo-making-progress-inside-and-outside-the-stadium-1959062.htmlWed, 28 Nov 2012 15:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Spotlight falls on Brazil’s green city ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=11/news=spotlight-falls-brazil-green-city-1958486.htmlTue, 27 Nov 2012 17:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Valcke: The Maracana is special]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=11/news=valcke-the-maracana-special-1954908.htmlMon, 26 Nov 2012 22:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Stadiums progress: November 2012]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=11/news=stadiums-progress-november-2012-1917770.htmlSat, 17 Nov 2012 04:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[FIFA Partner Coca-Cola launches innovative sustainability campaign in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=11/news=fifa-partner-coca-cola-launches-innovative-sustainability-campaign-brazi-1900720.htmlThu, 15 Nov 2012 13:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Stadiums Progress: Brazil 2014]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=stadiums-progress-brazil-2014-1811068.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2012 14:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Bebeto: Confed Cup will be our calling card]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=bebeto-confed-cup-will-our-calling-card-1787963.htmlRepresentatives of FIFA, the LOC and the federal government highlighted preparations for the FIFA Confederations Cup and confirmed that a final decision on host cities will be made on 8 November.

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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 20:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)
<![CDATA[LOC board meeting discusses FIFA Confederations Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=loc-board-meeting-discusses-fifa-confederations-cup-1787938.htmlThu, 18 Oct 2012 18:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Armadillo a big hit with the kids]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=armadillo-big-hit-with-the-kids-1787479.htmlWed, 17 Oct 2012 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[The Giant of Porto Alegre welcomes delegation]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=the-giant-porto-alegre-welcomes-delegation-1787459.htmlWed, 17 Oct 2012 17:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Excitement surrounds Armadillo visit to Mineirao]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=excitement-surrounds-armadillo-visit-mineirao-1786353.htmlTue, 16 Oct 2012 18:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Valcke: Belo Horizonte is a fine example of integration]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=valcke-belo-horizonte-fine-example-integration-1786208.htmlTue, 16 Oct 2012 16:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Stadiums progress: Brazil 2014]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=stadiums-progress-brazil-2014-1714156.htmlTue, 02 Oct 2012 21:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Shakira: Brazil is ready to shine]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=shakira-brazil-ready-shine-1710824.htmlFIFA.com chatted to singer Shakira about her expectations of Brazil 2014 and the sterling support her fellow Colombians have given to the tournament's Volunteer Programme.]]>Thu, 27 Sep 2012 21:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Ronaldo, Bebeto thank volunteers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=ronaldo-bebeto-thank-volunteers-1709539.htmlTue, 25 Sep 2012 19:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Over 130,000 volunteer applications received]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=over-130-000-volunteer-applications-received-1707638.htmlMon, 24 Sep 2012 20:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Armadillo alert: Official Mascot introduced to the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=armadillo-alert-official-mascot-introduced-the-world-1701431.htmlMon, 17 Sep 2012 02:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Volunteer Programme applications to close in one week]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=volunteer-programme-applications-close-one-week-1701452.htmlFri, 14 Sep 2012 19:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Volunteer Programme keeps on running]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=volunteer-programme-keeps-running-1695911.htmlWed, 05 Sep 2012 15:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Valcke: The preparations are right on track]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=8/news=valcke-the-preparations-are-right-track-1692283.htmlFIFA.com reports on the press conference that followed Thursday’s Brazil 2014 LOC meeting in Rio de Janeiro and rounds up what those present had to say.]]>Thu, 30 Aug 2012 21:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)