B&B owner Vicky Ntozini is enlarging her kitchen and putting on an addition to her guesthouse in preparation for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, which faces a shortage of accommodations.
Residents of Rio de Janeiro are staging protests today against a law that give more of Brazil's oil revenues to other states, reducing Rio's share. And the governor of Rio says it will undermine the state's ability to host the 2016 Olympics and the 2014 World Cup.
England soccer legend David Beckham – arguably the biggest British import since the Beatles – suffered an heel injury Sunday night that is expected to prevent him from playing in June's World Cup.
This weekend, Lindsey Vonn captured the overall World Cup title for the third year in a row, a feat unmatched by any woman in nearly two decades.
A bear cools off from intense summer heat with a frozen watermelon in Rio de Janeiro's city zoo on Friday.
A US Marines gunner is silhouetted against the sunset while securing the area around a broken vehicle in a convoy, which delivered supply to the remote Forward Operating Base Cafferata in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 8.
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera carries his granddaughter Esperanza after his inauguration in Vina del Mar, Chile, on March 11. During the President's inauguration, a series of strong aftershocks from last month's 8.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Chile. Pinera immediately urged coastal residents to move to higher ground in case of a tsunami.
German skier Maria Riesch beat Lindsey Vonn in the World Cup downhill event Wednesday, though the American is still on track to win her 33rd World Cup title, beating Bode Miller's 32-title record.