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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Update

June 26, 2014

The group stage of the World Cup is almost over. So far, 12 teams have managed to advance. Here’s what we already know: *Early favourites, Spain, weren’t the only soccer-crazed nations to fall short of expectations. England, Italy, Croatia, Ivory Coast and Japan failed to make it to the last 16, too. *Though Brazil was…

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World Cup: Rooney Gets His Goal

June 20, 2014

Wayne Rooney is probably the most famous and the best player England has. He’s played in three World Cups, and despite having racked up 39 goals for his country before setting foot in Brazil he had never, ever scored in a World Cup tournament. After England’s loss to Italy in their first match and falling…

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EPL: Good Week for Gooners as Mesut Ozil Joins Arsenal

September 4, 2013

For Gareth Bale, the grass may be greener (€100 million greener, to be exact) in Spain (https://www.thegalsgotgame.com/2013/09/la-liga-real-madrid-reels-in-gareth-bale/), but for Mesut Ozil, life in Real Madrid’s midfield had gotten too crowded, forcing him to seek pastures anew. In the season leading up to another World Cup, the last thing Ozil would want to do is sit on the…

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Gal’s Feature: Canucks Continue on Road to Rugby World Cup

August 28, 2013

Rugby fans rejoice! More specifically, Canadian rubgy fans rejoice! And if you have no idea what rugby is about, think of this as your golden opportunity to find out and enjoy it with vested interest. The Canadian rugby team clinched a spot in the 2015 Rugby World Cup on Saturday in Toronto, narrowly outing the…

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Cricket: Australia in the Ashes

July 25, 2013

If you haven’t heard of the Ashes, here’s your chance to get to know one of the most storied athletic series in international sport. The Ashes is a cricket tournament played every two years over the course of a month and a half between England and Australia. For those who aren’t familiar with the sport…

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