World Cup archive

  • World Cup to be shot in 4K by Sony and England could feature
    Home Cinema

    World Cup to be shot in 4K by Sony and England could feature

    By 3 April 2014

    Sony has revealed that several matches of the World Cup in Brazil this summer will be shot in 4K, but there are no plans to broadcast the ultra high definition content generated. Instead, it will be used as part of an official film made by Sony and FIFA...

  • FIFA 2014 World Cup Final to be filmed and broadcast in 4K
    Televisions

    FIFA 2014 World Cup Final to be filmed and broadcast in 4K

    By 13 September 2013

    Following 4K testing at the FIFA Confederations Cup last summer, Sony and FIFA both announced that the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final in Brazil would be filmed and broadcast in 4K. "The World Cup Final in 4K is the next natural evolution. We needed to be sure...

  • FIFA to use goal-line technology at 2014 World Cup in Brazil
    Online

    FIFA to use goal-line technology at 2014 World Cup in Brazil

    By 19 February 2013

    FIFA has approved the use of goal-line technology for the 2014 World Cup to be held in Brazil. The exact form of tech to be adopted is yet to be decided, with manufacturers being invited to tender bids, but it is hoped that the move will avoid controversy...

  • Scottish team knocked out of robotic World Cup
    Gadgets

    Scottish team knocked out of robotic World Cup

    By 11 July 2011

    Keeping up Britain's brilliant footballing tradition, the Scottish robotic football team has been knocked out of the 2011 RoboCup. The event sees teams from around the world pit their robotic inventions against each other in a round of the beautiful game....

  • England's World Cup 2018 bid: The venues
    Sports Fitness

    England's World Cup 2018 bid: The venues

    By 1 December 2010

    Here at Pocket-lint, we love a bit of footie which is why we're firmly backing England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup. Russia is also in the running, along with joint bids from Holland and Belgium, and a rather more convincing one from Spain and Portugal....