Van Gaal wins by playing double Dutch with goalkeepers
SALVADOR, July 6, 2014 - Louis Van Gaal enhanced his reputation as a master tactician with one of the most astonishing substitutions in the history of the World Cup to send Holland into a semi-final confrontation with Argentina in Sao Paulo on Wednesday.The ...
Brazil want Thiago Silva cleared to face Germany
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 6, 2014 - Brazilian
football bosses have requested that FIFA wipe out the yellow card shown to
captain Thiago Silva and thus erase the suspension keeping him out of Tuesday’s
World Cup semi-final against Germany here.The
Bahrain celebrates AIPS's 90th anniversary
MANAMA, July 6, 2014 - The Bahraini Journalists Association’s (BJA) Sports Media Committee (SMC)
celebrated the International Sports Press Association’s (AIPS) 90th
anniversary in an event patronized by the Supreme Council for Youth and
Brazil 2014: The American Dream
MANAGUA, July 5, 2014 - “The
best World Cup ever”, insist many after enjoying each and every goal in Brazil
2014. A historically positive goal-scoring record for a first round was broken
in this 2014 FIFA World Cup. However, it has been a success ...
Neymar injury rocks both Brazil and the World Cup
RIO DE JANEIRIO, July 5, 2014 - Brazil
are through to the semi-finals of 'their' World Cup but at the heaviest
possible price. They will confront a revived Germany, in Tuesday's semi-final
in Belo Horizonte, without the two pillars of their football ...
'We did more than we thought we ever could'
July 5, 2014 - Colombian football must, above all, admit that this team is the
greatest team we have had throughout history.
All possible statistics were broken, even the ones the ‘untouchable’ generation
of the 90’s set. Without ...
FILA Scientific Commission leads agreement between Iranian and Greek Universities on Wrestling
CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland, July 4, 2014 -The FILA Scientific Commission
recently oversaw the signing of an agreement for collaborative coursework,
seminars and research of the sport of wrestling between the University of
Guilan in Iran and the ...
Derby day kicks off World Cup power game
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 3, 2014 - Four - that is a half - of the eight quarter-finals teams at the World Cup in South Africa in 2010 came from South America. Yet both the eventual finalists, Spain and Holland, came from Europe. This time around, in Brazil, ...
August Rosenmeier wins first ever FIFA Interactive World Cup title for Denmark
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 4, 2014 - Denmark’s August Rosenmeier is the new FIFA Interactive World Cup (FIWC) World Champion after beating David Bytheway of England 3-1 in the Grand Final on the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de ...
Armenians rule German Grand Prix to advance in Greco-Roman world rankings
CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland, July 4, 2014 – Armenia won six Greco-Roman gold medals at last week’s Grand
Prix of Germany helping four of them make considerable gains in this month’s
FILA World Rankings.
The dreams of a nation rest at Colombia's feet
FORTALEZA, July 4, 2014 - Colombians needed 16 years to learn
how to lose. Having lost everything that it was possible to lose, that lesson
seems to be well and truly learned. Now, the problem is that we don’t know what
to do when we don’t lose. ...
Equatorial Guinea disqualified from Orange Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2015
CAIRO, July 4, 2014 - The Organizing Committee of the Africa Cup of Nations has disqualified
Equatorial Guinea from the playoffs of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations,
Morocco 2015.This decision was reached 3rd July 2014 following
the protest brought ...
Mexican U21 team holds training camp in Baja California
TIJUANA, Mexico, July 3, 2014 (Please scroll down for Spanish) - The Baja California High
Performance Center hosts the beginning of the Mexican Men’s National U21 Squad
cycle on the road to this FIVB Age Group World ...
CAS annuls the suspension of Belgian judoka Charline van Snick
Lausanne, 4 July 2014 - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rendered its decision following
the appeal filed by the Belgian Olympic bronze medalist Charline van Snick, against the decision issued by ...
Football for Hope Festival
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 4, 2014 - Football has become a vital instrument for hundreds of social development programmes run by private and community-based organisation around the world. These programmes are providing children and young people with valuable ...
Local Organizing Committee of IX men's Pan Am Cup set details in Tijuana, Mexico
TIJUANA, July 4, 2014 -(Please scroll down for Spanish) The Local Organizing Committee of the IX Men’s Pan American Cup held a coordination meeting to set the tournament details.The Cup will be played from August 9 to 17 at the Baja California High ...
World Sports Journalists day observed in Pakistan with great enthusiasm
KARACHI, July 4, 2014 - World Sports
Journalists Day was observed all over the Country with great enthusiasm and
in this connection a workshop titled ‘working relationship between sports
journalists and organizers’ ...
FIFA welcomes police crackdown on tickets scam
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 3, 2014 - FIFA has welcomed action by police
in Rio de Janeiro against a World Cup tickets racket.
Police and public affairs sources
said that 11 individuals had been arrested on suspicion ...
Anti-doping controls during the Tour de France 2014
AIGLE, July 3, 2014 - The Agence Française de Lutte contre le Dopage (AFLD) and the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF), the independent body mandated by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to define and carry out the fight against doping in cycling, ...