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  • World Cup sees fears of soccer finance bubble Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    As the World Cup kicks off in Brazil, sports industry experts are concerned the soccer industry is in a financial bubble.

  • 'Not looking' at European equities: CEO     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Ramon Vega, CEO of Vega Swiss Asset Management and former soccer World Cup player, says he favors U.S. equities over European ones and discusses the World Cup.

  • Onefootball CEO on World Cup strategy     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:45 AM ET

    Lucas von Cranach, founder and CEO of Onefootball, discusses how his app became the most used soccer app in the world and how it plans to expand for and beyond the Brazil World Cup.

  • World Cup: Is Brazil ready?     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    The first game in the month long World Cup is tomorrow. Joe Leahy, Financial Times, discusses how well prepared Brazil is to host the tournament.

  • World Cup, Olympics seen lifting Brazil richest 1% Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    Brazil’s millionaire population will soar, boosted by the World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, according to a study.

  • Ian Bright, Senior Economist at ING, says Spain has the greatest chance of winning based on the value of its players.

  • Betting on Brazil's economy     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the boost the World Cup is supposed to give to Brazil's economy is not being reflected in its GDP and retail trade. The FMHR traders weigh in.

  • World Cup chaos     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the scandal dominating headlines in the soccer community right now ahead of the World Cup in Brazil.

  • Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, says the World Cup will not boost Brazil's economy as the country has "much deeper structural issues".

  • Will Qatar lose the 2022 World Cup?     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Kevin Carpenter, sports lawyer at Hill Dickinson, discusses the latest corruption allegations regarding Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid and the different options available to FIFA.

  • Georgios Kavetsos, behavioral economist at the London School of Economics, says that it's very hard to measure the economic impact major sports events have on the hosting country ahead of the start of the World Cup in Brazil.

  • UK Premier League set to score with £3.2B sales Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    The U.K.Premier League is set to score big in the 2013-14 season with sales of £3.2 billion, according to sports business analysts.

  • How to shoot the perfect soccer penalty     Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    The English soccer team rushes its penalties, which is one of the reasons it loses on penalties says Ben Lyttleton, author of 'Twelve Yards', advising that kicking down the middle has more chance of success.

  • Qatar World Cup: Heat caused deaths before     Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Mel Goldberg, solicitor at Mel Goldberg Law, discusses the Qatar 2022 World Cup and the FIFA investigation into corruption allegations.

  • Can Qatar lose the 2022 World Cup?     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 4:45 AM ET

    Jonathan Taylor, U.K. partner at Bird & Bird, talks about the investigation into the corruption allegations surrounding the 2022 World Cup bidding process.

  • Brazilians continue to protest games     Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    Reports say drug gang activity in Brazil is on the rise as the country prepares for the World Cup. Financial Times' Joe Leahy, shares insight to what major projects still need to be completed.

  • How winning the World Cup is good for stocks     Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equities strategist at Goldman Sachs, explains that the World Cup's winning country tends to have a feel-good factor in its stock market, leading to outperformance for a month.

  • Has Brazil missed its World Cup free kick?     Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Irene Mia, regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Economist Intelligence Unit, discusses Brazil's World Cup headache as it grapples with civil unrest and infrastructure issues.

  • Brazil gears up for World Cup     Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    David Neeleman, Azul Brazilian Airlines founder & former JetBlue CEO, discusses the state of corporate air travel and air traffic challenges Brazil is facing with the World Cup.

  • Manchester United brand at risk?     Monday, 26 May 2014 | 5:40 AM ET

    The Manchester United brand was hit hard by its poor season explains Robert Haigh, communications director at Brand Finance, warning that "things could go haywire" if it had another bad season.