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World Cup Update: Germany Advance To Semi Finals After Defeating France 1-0

Germany hold on to their slender 1-0 lead and have secured a spot in the semi-finals thanks to some great work by goalkeeper Manuel Neuer. France threw everything they had towards the end but Joachim Low’s side held strong and will look on with great interest at today’s second quarter-final between Brazil and Colombia. Germany now awaits the winner of ...

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Jamaican Quarter-Miler Javon Francis Signed By Puma

PUMA is proud to announce a new partnership with rising Jamaican Track & Field star, Javon Francis. The 19 year old IAAF World Championship silver medallist who competes in the 200m, 400m and the 4x400m relay, has huge potential for a glittering career in Track & Field, and is a strong addition to the Global Sports Brands athlete portfolio. Voted ...

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World Cup Update: USA Heading Home After 2-1 Loss To Belgium

Kevin Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku finally took the umpteenth opportunities as Belgium survived a late USA rally to reach the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals. After a 0 – 0 scoreline at the end of Full time Belgium finally wore down the Americans and scored two goals in extra time. The US rallied to pull one back in the 107th minute, ...

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World Cup Update: Argentina Advance After Defeating The Swiss 1-0

Di Maria’s strike does enough damage to see Argentina through to the quarter-finals despite a late flurry of chances from Switzerland in the final minutes. It’s elation for Argentina and heartbreak for Switzerland as the South Americans secure a spot in the quarter-finals. The loan goal from Argentina’s Di Maria came late in the second half of extra time.

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World Cup Update: Germany Head To The Quarter-Finals After Defeating Algeria 2-1

What drama from Porto Alegre! Ozil’s goal to put Germany up 2 – 0 proved to be massively important as Djabou gave Algeria a glimmer of hope but it wasn’t enough and now Germany will face France on Saturday, 5 July in the quarter-finals. After the first 90 minutes ended goalless. Germany went on to score 2 goals in extra ...

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World Cup Update: France Beat Nigeria 2-0 To Advance To Quarter-Finals

France are through to the quarter-finals to face either Algeria or Germany after a hard-fought win against the African champions. The deadlock was broken by Paul Pogba after a goalkeeping error by the otherwise-excellent Vincent Enyeama and a Joseph Yobo own goal finished things off in stoppage time at the end of the match. The game ended 2 – 0 ...

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World Cup Update: 10 Man Costa Rica Defeat Greece 5-3 in Penalties

10-man CONCACAF team Costa Rica triumphed in Recife after overcoming Greece 5 – 3 on penalties following a 1 – 1 scoreline in normal and extra time at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The game needed penalties after both sides failed to find the net in normal and extra time. The Costa Ricans then won 5 – 3 to setup ...

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World Cup Update: The Netherlands Come From Behind To Defeat Mexico 2-1

Late goals from Wesley Sneijder and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar saw the Netherlands come from a goal down to beat Mexico 2-1 and take their place in the Brazil 2014 quarter-finals. The first half ended 0 – 0. The team from CONCACAF were just two minutes from the last eight until Wesley Sneidjer’s superb half-volley and a Klaas-Jan Huntelaar penalty put the ...

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Alize Cornet Knocks Serena Williams out of Wimbledon

In a rare accomplishment, French-woman Alize Cornet managed to beat Serena Williams twice this year. The 25th seed ousted the world number one at the third round of Wimbledon 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, to follow up her victory in Dubai last month. Cornet becomes the first woman with back to back victories against Serena since Nadia Petrova in 2010.

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World Cup Update: Colombia Advance & Uruguay Sent Home after 2-0 Defeat

A double strike by James Rodriguez helped Colombia to a 2 – 0 win over Uruguay and booked their place in the quarterfinals where they will face Brazil. Rodriguez made all the difference tonight and his efforts see Colombia a win, while simultaneously sending Uruguay home. Colombia’s win now sets up what should be a fantastic quarter-final fixture against Brazil ...

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