FIFA World Cup 2014 Live Coverage: How and Where to Watch it Live Online, on TV and Smartphones in Australia, U.S., UK and Canada

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By jaskiran kaur | June 12, 2014 4:53 PM EST

In less than a day highly anticipated FIFA World Cup 2014 will commence. It's time to witness the world's biggest sports tournament that will see 32 national soccer teams fighting for the most coveted trophy. South America's largest country Brazil will host a total of 64 matches across 12 cities. The event begins early morning of June 13, 2014 and ends on July 14, 2014.

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FIFA World Cup trophy is seen close to the Brazil's national flag during the 65th FIFA Congress in Sao Paulo June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

This year catching the live action from Brazil grounds will be easier than ever before. 20th FIFA World Cup will be accessible with the means of TV, Internet, Smartphones and more. Here is how and where to watch FIFA World Cup 2014 if you live in Australia, U.S., UK and Canada. Read on if you don't want to miss a single moment of the World Cup just about to begin.  

Where to Watch FIFA World Cup 2014 on TV in Australia, U.S.A., UK and Canada

For those living in Australia, grab the live action on SBS. The television network will broadcast the entire tournament. SBS TV Guide provides the entire schedule of FIFA World Cup 2014. It provides all the information about the matches including date, time and the SBS channel showing it.

For those viewing in the U.S.A, sports network ESPN will show the entire tournament. One can refer to the comprehensive ESPN TV Guide that enlists all the matches, and their schedules.  

For UK Viewers: Broadcasting rights of FIFA World Cup are being shared by BBC and ITV. Use the BBC TV guide and ITV guide  for match schedules.

For Canadian Viewers: CBC, Sportsnet, TVA and East Link TV will broadcast the tournament for viewers in Canada.

New Zealand viewers can tune into TVNZ and Sky Sport for matches.

How to Watch FIFA World Cup 2014 Live Online and Smartphones

In Australia, SBS has obtained the rights to stream all the 64 matches on its The World Game Web site. The network has also launched The World Game apps that will render live mobile streams to iOS and Android Users.

Those in U.S.A. can enjoy the tournament via Watch ESPN Web site that will stream all the matches. iOS, Android and Chromecast users can also watch the live event on networks smartphones apps.

The UK viewers can watch FIFA matches on BBC iPlayer. For fans looking for online live coverage, they can visit bbc.co.uk/worldcup. The network also has a mobile app that will stream the matches.

Canadian viewers can go to CBC's Web site to view live FIFA World Cup 2014 matches. Matches can be watched online on CBC.ca's Web site. Also the network hosts special smartphone apps for iOS and Android users.

For more information on FIFA World Cup 2014, read below:

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FIFA World Cup trophy is seen close to the Brazil's national flag during the 65th FIFA Congress in Sao Paulo June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
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