Gallery: Details, privacy and milkshakes

Details, privacy and milkshakes

BERLIN — The omens were not good. In late May, as Germany’s national football squad gathered at their World Cup training camp in Italy, news broke that manager Joachim Low had...

Russia, Qatar have big act to follow

To Russia, with love. But the renewal of the people’s vows with the World Cup will now be severely tested by its money-driven forays into the uncharted territories of Russia ...

Blatter gives Brazil 9.25 out of 10

Blatter gives Brazil 9.25 out of 10

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil got 9.25 out of 10 from FIFA president Sepp Blatter for organising a World Cup that was “very special” because of high quality football, but he also...