Category: International Sports

Colombia defeats Japan in third game

Colombia defeats Japan in third game

Colombia has overpowered Japan 4-1 in a Group C match that saw the Asian team eliminated at Brazil’s 2014 FIFA World Cup. On Tuesday, Los Cafeteros won their third match at Arena Pantanal in the central city of Cuiaba to advance to the knockout stage with three victories. Colombia won an early lead through a penalty [&hellip

Uruguay’s Suarez risks ban over incident

Uruguay’s Suarez risks ban over incident

The 2014 World Cup clash, which saw Uruguay sinking Italy, also saw Uruguayan star Luis Suarez sinking his teeth into Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder, prompting the prospect of a ban for the forward. Uruguayan players and team officials tried to shield Suarez by alleging ignorance, but the omnipresent eye of the camera had already [&hellip

Brazil routs Cameroon, top Group A

Brazil routs Cameroon, top Group A

​Brazil’s flagship forward Neymar scores twice towards the World Cup darlings’ eventual 4-1 victory over Cameroon, which secured the hosts a place among the tournament’s last 16. On Monday, Estádio Nacional de Brasilia opened to rapturous fans with a single-minded obsession to see the Selecao crowned in the games. The team’s first two games, an [&hellip

Mexicans rage past Croatia 3-1

Mexicans rage past Croatia 3-1

A blitzing 10-minute frenzy takes Mexico past the mighty-but-overpowered Croatia, thus securing the former a place in 2014 World Cup’s last 16. Having managed to hold World Cup darlings Brazil to a goalless draw and edge past Cameroon 1-0, the Mexicans needed but a tie at Arena Pernambuco in Recife on Monday to make their [&hellip

Belgium scores late goal to sink Russia

Belgium scores late goal to sink Russia

A late goal by Belgium’s teenage footballer Divock Origi against the Russian side has secured his national soccer team a place in the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. On Sunday, both sides made a bright start and the opening minutes of the Group H fixture at the Maracanã – Estádio Jornalista [&hellip

Portugal snatches 2-2 draw against US

Portugal snatches 2-2 draw against US

The Portuguese have managed to secure a dramatic 2-2 draw against the United States in the World Cup Group G, while the Americans were only seconds away from booking a spot in the Round of 16. Portugal’s winger Nani scored the only goal in the first half of the match versus the United States, which [&hellip

Uruguay beats England 2-1

Uruguay beats England 2-1

Uruguay’s national team has crushed England 2-1 in a Group D match in Brazil’s Sao Paulo following England’s bitter failure against Italy. Uruguay’s striker Luis Suarez, who plays in England’s Premier League, gave his team a 1-0 lead in 39th minute after he placed a low header past England’s keeper Joe Hart. In the 75th [&hellip

Spain knocked out of 2014 World Cup

Spain knocked out of 2014 World Cup

​Spain has been eliminated from Brazil’s 2014 World Cup following a 2-0 defeat by Chile. At a match held at Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, the Chileans blanked Spain in a Group B game to secure their place in the knockout phase of the tourney. Eduardo Vargas and Charles Aranguiz scored Chile’s [&hellip

Brazil held to 0-0 draw by Mexico

Brazil held to 0-0 draw by Mexico

Mexican players have held host Brazil to a scoreless draw at World Cup 2014 in the northeastern city of Fortaleza. Most of Tuesday’s Group A match was dominated by powerhouse Brazil at Estadio Castelao, but both sides had numerous chances throughout the game. Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa made a series of outstanding saves during the [&hellip

US beat Ghana 2-1 in Group G opener

US beat Ghana 2-1 in Group G opener

The United States have beaten Ghana 2-1 in their Group G opener, which saw one of the fastest goals in World Cup history giving them the lead. Driving home the opener just 29 seconds from time, the American side’s Clint Dempsey’s was credited with scoring the fifth fastest goal in the international tournament’s annals at [&hellip