Yahoo Sports Coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
By Ken Fuchs, Head of Yahoo Sports
As World Cup fever starts to set in, here at Yahoo we’re primed and ready to keep you abreast of the action as it happens. Whether you’re an ardent footy fan or your excitement for football comes alive once every four years, our comprehensive 2014 FIFA World Cup coverage with live data, instant scores and news updates, will fuel your passion for the beautiful game on every device.
Through original videos, in-depth stories, and a unique, honest and outspoken voice from Yahoo Sports global football ambassador, José Mourinho and local football experts, Yahoo promises to be one of the most exciting daily digital destinations for fans across the globe during the tournament.
Here are just a few ways you can get up-to-the-minute coverage and follow the 2014 FIFA World Cup with Yahoo:
- Yahoo Sports – stay informed of all the latest football news with Yahoo’s comprehensive World Cup content. Yahoo Sports will be covering every aspect of the World Cup, including pre and post game analysis from our experts like Martin Rogers, Dan Wetzel, Eric Adelson, Graham Watson, Christopher Sullivan, Melanie Collins, Evan Doherty and US professional soccer player Carlos Bocanegra, with fan views and opinions from outside the stadiums.
José Mourinho – watch Yahoo Sports global football ambassador José Mourinho’s regular video commentary throughout the tournament on Yahoo and on José’s Tumblr blog. The world-renowned coach will be giving his exclusive insight and opinion throughout the World Cup on Yahoo.
Yahoo Sports app – download the Yahoo Sports app on iOS and Android devices in order to find out the latest sports news as it breaks. A lightning-fast source of sports scores, news and stats which can be personalized according to users’ favorite teams, the Yahoo Sports app is bursting with in-game, team and player stats. The app has a video channel which will include videos of José Mourinho’s commentary throughout the tournament. With one unified Yahoo login across all screens (mobile, tablet and PC) and a visually stunning intuitive design, it offers a simple and fast user experience.
Fantasy World Football Pick’em – play the new Pick’em game which gives football fans the chance to predict the teams they think are going to win each match. Picks can be made right up until before a game starts and points are awarded for correct predictions. Points and bonuses increase each round and whoever has the most points at the end of the tournament wins their group. It’s that easy!
Yahoo Search – with at-a-glance results specially designed for this year’s tournament and powered by real-time data from the Yahoo Sports app, you’ll find all the football information you need right on the search results page. Visit Yahoo Search for all the latest scores, live standings, and schedules for the games. We’ll also have pictures and information for the teams, managers and players, with stadium imagery in the background to get you in the spirit.
We hope you enjoy the tournament, and look forward to bringing you great stories and coverage throughout the games.