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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

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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

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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 »

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