1814-2014 - The Home of Cricket celebrates 200 years
LONDON, June 23, 2014 A blistering display from record breaking West Indian batsman Brian Lara set the seal on the 200th anniversary of Lord’s the most famous cricket ground in the World.Lara treated the crowd at Lord’s to ...
Iran once again dominant against Italy
Tehran, Iran, Jun 23, 2014 – On Sunday at 18:30 local time in Azadi hall Iran and Italy started their second match. It was fifth week of the FIVB world league. Iran players had priority over their powerful rival and 3-1 (25-22, 25-19, 19-25, 25-20) for ...
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Turkish Olympic Committee debuts new Olympic Day Project
ISTANBUL, June 23, 2014 - Olympic
Day celebrations came to a close today following a new project
organised by the Turkish Olympic Committee and its new partner, Koç Holding.The
Olympic Day project took place over a two week period, involving ...
Matchfix claim clouds Ghana World Cup dramas
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 23, 2014 - Ghana’s World Cup effort has come under the shadow of confusion concerned a reported attempt at matchfixing.The incident has emerged just 24 hours after the Black Stars, the Ghanaian national team, very nearly beat Germany ...
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IOC celebrates its 120th Anniversary
LAUSANNE, June 23, 2014 - Exactly 120 years ago today, Modern Olympism was born, with the founding of the International Olympic Committee. All of those invested in the celebration of sport and humanity wish the IOC a very happy 120th anniversary and ...
An old master's long journey at the World Cup
RECIFE, June 26, 2014 - "I had travelled so far,” remembered Hiroshi Kagawa, a tiny and wrinkled old man whose eyes burn when he talks about football. “It was the Olympiastadion in Munich, the 1974 World Cup final. It’s so vivid in my mind. Johan Cruyff ...
Masha's winter wonderland design for IWC watch raises funds for Laureus youngsters
MOSCOW, June 23, 2014 – The excitement of winter sports is captured in the imaginative design produced by a 16-year-old Russian girl which has been engraved on the back of an IWC Schaffhausen limited edition watch that will raise funds for the Laureus ...
TOKYO 2020 celebrates Olympic Day by partnering with Japanese youth
TOKYO, June 23, 2014 - TOKYO 2020 today celebrated Olympic Day by completing a partnership
arrangement with 552 universities from every prefecture in Japan to
promote and reinforce the Olympic values ahead of the 2020 Games.
This partnership ...
New proposed 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium unveiled in Al Khor
22, 2014 - The Supreme Committee for
Delivery & Legacy (SC) and the Aspire Zone Foundation have revealed the
name and design for a new 60,000-seat stadium and precinct in Al Khor at a
press conference ...
Messi the Maestro in a class of his own
BELO HORIZONTE, June 22, 2014 - Leo
Messi is such a danger to any and every opponent that those teams yet to
confront him in this World Cup in Brazil might even consider marking him in ...
Miroslav Klose: from 'old man' to bearer of hope
MUNICH, June 23, 2014 - Miroslav Klose needed only 120 seconds to return to the big stage of world football.
Sent on the field in the 69th minute, the forward equalized after Ghana's surprise lead with his goal in the 71st minute. In doing so, he rescued ...
Iran smashes Italy in straight sets
TEHRAN, June 22, 2014 -
Iran team imposed a sensational win in straight-sets
(25-18, 25-20,25 -15) in the fifth week match of Pool A in frame of FIVB
Volleyball World League.As previous matches the hall was full with ...
Messi enough for now, Argentina should pay attention later
BELO HORIZONTE, June 22, 2014 - One day the magic of
Messi will not be enough for Argentina to get away with. Meanwhile, having him is a
blessing for this team that is a far cry from the one who won the South
American qualifications. The team seems ...
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Moscow welcomes 5th World Para-Taekwondo Championships
MOSCOW, June 22, 2014:
The world’s elite para-taekwondo athletes gathered in Moscow for
the final weigh-in and classification ahead of the World
Para-Taekwondo Championships, the fifth and biggest ever edition of the
competition, which opened ...
Argentina beats Iran in close match
TEHRAN, June 22, 2014 - Iran has
been defeated by football giants Argentina 0-1 with a late goal,
despite Iran’s 90-minute resistance against the South Americans in a group F
match at the 2014 World ...
Who is the man behind Costa Rica's miracle?
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 22, 2014 - Jorge Luis Pinto Afanador, a man born in San Gil, Santander a little town near the capital of the district of Santander, Colombia is 61 years old. He has never played football at a professional ...
Fabulous France making amends for African agony
SALVADOR, June 21, 2014 - Four
years ago France slunk home from South Africa to face angry derision at home
and a chorus of laughter everywhere else.
was the worst World Cup finals appearance ...
Serbia beats Hungary and revalidates title in Dubai
DUBAI, June 21, 2014 - The team of Serbia won the 2014 edition of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League, beating Hungary by 10-6 in the decisive game of the Super Final held in the Hamdan Sports Complex of Dubai (UAE) from June 16-21.It was the second ...
Hodgson and Co make the wrong sort of history
SALVADOR, June 21, 2014 -
at this World Cup, have made history. Never, on reaching the finals, have the
Three Lions left again so early. Not with a roar but with their tail between
defeats by ...