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2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil: Preview of Final

July 11, 2014

The stage is set for the World Cup final. After goals galore, high-profile suspensions, tragic injuries, and tense penalty shootouts, there are only two teams left standing: Germany and Argentina. And it is ON, this Sunday 3pm. Grab your Heineken (beer from Germany) and your steak with chimichurri (grub from Argentina) and your jersey and…

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World Cup Round Up: Final Four Nations Emerge

July 8, 2014

The World Cup Quarter Finals produced four closely matched contests over the weekend. Brazil edged past Columbia 2-1 in a thrilling encounter on Friday. David Luiz looked to have sealed the win when he put Brazil 2-0 ahead. But James Rodríguez pulled a goal back with ten minutes left on the clock to set up…

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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

June 30, 2014

Four matches in to the Round of 16 Come-from-behind victories and penalty shootouts—at last, we have reached the merciless knockout stage of the World Cup where favourites and underdogs alike have a single match to make their mark and stay in the competition, or go home. Seeing strong representation from South America is sure to…

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Soccer: Spain Bow out of World Cup 2014

June 19, 2014

The number one ranked soccer nation, Spain, is officially out of the World Cup after suffering a 2-0 loss to Chile. Before the 2014 tournament in Brazil had even begun, the reigning World Cup champs were favourites to advance to the knockout stages. Could La Furia Roja—as the team is known in their native Spain—achieve…

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Volleyball: Medals ‘Served’ in Stare Jablonski

July 8, 2013

The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships came to a close on Sunday in Stare Jablonki, a small village in Poland. This was the ninth edition of the tournament which is held every two years. The stadium seats 9,000 spectators to stage the 48 competing teams in each gender. The Netherlands’ Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen…

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