Quantcast
Home » 2014 World Cup You are browsing entries tagged with “2014 World Cup”

Netherlands beats Costa Rica on penalties

Netherlands' players celebrate after winning on penalty kicks the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Costa Rica at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Saturday, July 5, 2014. The Netherlands won 4-3. Late substitute Tim Krul, center right, made two saves in a 4-3 penalty shootout victory over Costa Rica on Saturday to give the Netherlands a spot in the World Cup semifinals following a 0-0 draw. AP

Super-sub goalkeeper Tim Krul was the hero as the Netherlands ended their penalty shoot-out jinx to beat Costa Rica and set up a World Cup semi-final showdown with Argentina on Saturday.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Football: VW shuts down for Germany-France match

world-cup

German auto giant Volkswagen said Friday it will cancel the late shift at its main plant in Wolfsburg so workers can watch the quarter-final World Cup soccer match between Germany and France.

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

Malaysia police arrest almost 200 over World Cup betting

FILE PHOTO

Malaysian police have arrested almost 200 people in raids on illegal World Cup betting that bust a group drawing daily wagers of $2.3 million, an official said Friday, after similar crackdowns in Macau, Singapore and Thailand.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Messi wants more offensive Argentina against Iran

Argentina's Lionel Messi, center, stands with teammates Enzo Perez, left, and Gonzalo Higuain, right, during a training session in Vespasiano, near Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Argentina plays in group F of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano

Argentina captain Lionel Messi believes coach Alejandro Sabella has to back his side’s attacking capabilities and include him among a front three when they face Iran on Saturday in Belo Horizonte.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Football: Who’s saying what at the World Cup

Uruguay's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and England at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014.  AP PHOTO/MATT DUNHAM

Who’s saying what at the World Cup on Friday: “I’m bitterly disappointed, of course, but I don’t feel I need to resign.” – England manager Roy Hodgson after the 2-1 defeat to Uruguay. “For everything that was said, the doubts, this was a way to demonstrate everything I wanted to prove.”

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Armed woman out ‘to scare’ Aquino
  • Sandiganbayan denies Enrile’s appeal to lift suspension
  • COA orders Enrile, Reyes to return P345-M pork
  • NFA’s P1-B deal probed
  • Irrigation officials in Caraga region face graft, corruption charges
  • Sports

  • Fiery Blazers cuff Generals
  • Guiao not buying trade plea of star Lee just yet
  • Surging Archers, Tams eye share of UAAP lead
  • Arenas joins Iverson in November Manila visit
  • Castro plays sparingly as Gilas bows to Angolans
  • Lifestyle

  • Makeup transformations: There’s funny–and there’s ‘feeling’
  • RG Capital Holdings Inc. spearheads Edificio 1587 groundbreaking ceremony
  • Men’s fashion heads for India
  • Sam Humphries: stylish, savvy shopper
  • ‘I was heartbroken’–What gets you down?
  • Entertainment

  • Robin Williams’s ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay—reports
  • Nora Aunor honored with UP Gawad Plaridel for film, TV excellence
  • Nick Jonas takes a ‘big, bold step’ in solo career
  • Message of love and concern
  • Gastronomic treats
  • Business

  • 2nd quarter GDP growth seen at 6.2%
  • PSEi breaches 7,100
  • Cockroaches, animal products and their link to asthma
  • Group still hopeful for passage of rare diseases bill
  • Tempering the Ebola phobia
  • Technology

  • 220 Japanese girls caught cybersoliciting
  • Teenager shoots himself while posing for a selfie
  • Microsoft to unveil new Windows software–report
  • Bill penalizing techy intruders advances to plenary
  • 5 signs a text message is a scam
  • Opinion

  • Editorial Cartoon, August 23, 2014
  • AFP, Janus-faced?
  • What if ‘politically motivated’?
  • Aquino’s lasting legacy
  • Contrasts
  • Global Nation

  • Manila holds 2nd prayer day for Hong Kong tourists slain in 2010
  • China’s nine-dash line came ahead of Unclos, says expert
  • Breakaway Moro group admits alliance with ISIS
  • British man charged for cybersex with Filipino child
  • No official report yet on Filipino suspected of Ebola in Togo
  • Marketplace