World Cup Archive

How To Stay Safe In Brazil This Summer

If you’re lucky enough to be heading down to Rio or one of the other World Cup host cities in the summer of 2014 then what an incredible prospect you have in store. Any chance to go to such a high profile sporting event has to resonate with anyone who’s ever picked up a ball [&hellip

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Bench Lifts Celtics to Tie Series

BOSTON – The fashionable "Beat L.A." chants had all but faded from TD Garden, the oxygen bled from the building by Ray Allen´s misfires, Kobe Bryant´s impossible jumpers and Derek Fisher´s intensity. An anxious air hung over the Boston Celtics on Thursday as they teetered on the edge of a heavy series deficit. Then Glen [&hellip

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Rousting Africa´s Sleeping Giant

South Africa Coach Carlos Alberto Parreira stood outside the auditorium at Soccer City Stadium on Thursday being interviewed by a television crew when word came that Mexico´s coach, Javier Aguirre, was arriving for his session. An innocent enough encounter, one that coaches in the United States negotiate all the time. Their paths accidentally cross, they [&hellip

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British No 2 Alex Bogdanovic faces anxious wait at Queens

For the past eight years, a first-round defeat for Alex Bogdanovic at Wimbledon has been as much a part of the summer season as Royal Ascot or Henley, yet when the All England Club announced their first batch of wild cards for this summers Championships, the highest ranked Briton after Andy Murray was not on [&hellip

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World Cup 2010: Portugal wing Nani ruled out of tournament with collar bone injury

Portugal have suffered a major injury blow following news that winger Nani will play no part in the World Cup after damaging his collar bone. The Manchester United player is thought to have suffered the injury in World Cup training on Friday and will be replaced in the squad by Benfica midfielder Ruben Amorim.Nanis absence [&hellip

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England v Bangladesh: Paul Collingwoods earned his rest, but hell be badly missed

Watching England warm up today, there was a overriding feeling that something was missing. It was an eager Labrador of a player, whose spindly legs invariably protrude from a pair of shorts as he bats, bowls and fields with the sprightliness of someone 10 years younger, encourages players in his Geordie twang and makes the [&hellip

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The worlds largest super-ferry

Watching England warm up today, there was a overriding feeling that something was missing. It was an eager Labrador of a player, whose spindly legs invariably protrude from a pair of shorts as he bats, bowls and fields with the sprightliness of someone 10 years younger, encourages players in his Geordie twang and makes the [&hellip

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Crystal Palace granted reprieve after principle agreement over sale of club and ground

Crystal Palace were granted a dramatic reprieve yesterday when an intense afternoon of negotiations ended with an agreement in principle for the sale of both the club and the Selhurst Park ground. Crystal Palace administrator Brendan Guilfoyle had set a deadline of 3pm on Tuesday for the resolution of the stand-off between CPFC 2010 – [&hellip

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