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Fiba World Cup: France down hosts Spain to set up Serbia semi-final

Spain Basketball World Cup

European champions France beat hosts Spain 65-52 in an epic World Cup quarter-final on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) to book a date with Serbia in Friday’s semi-final.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured FIBA articles,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Germany top of FIFA rankings after World Cup win

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates with the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won the match 1-0.  AP

Germany has climbed to the top of the FIFA rankings after winning the World Cup for the first time in 24 years.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Brazil declares ‘victory’ — in staging of Cup

Dilma Rousseff

Although her country failed to net a sixth triumph, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Monday declared as a victory the giant nation’s staging of the World Cup.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Argentina’s gutsy World Cup team is welcomed home

Argentina World Cup

Argentina’s national team was welcomed home Monday by thousands of fans celebrating its gutsy performance in the World Cup final.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

What worries? Brazil World Cup scores high

Netherlands' Robin van Persie heads the ball to score during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and the Netherlands at the Arena Ponte Nova in Salvador, Brazil. AP

Brazil’s World Cup organizers can say it now: “Esta tudo bem” — it’s all OK. What was everyone so worried about?

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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