Category: International Sports

Schumacher out of coma

Schumacher out of coma

​ Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has left the intensive care unit at Grenoble Hospital, his manager has announced. Schumacher has been a patient at the hospital for over five months following a skiing accident at the end of December in which he suffered severe head injuries. Schumacher’s life is believed [&hellip

Argentina defeats Bosnia

Argentina defeats Bosnia

Lionel Messi’s goal in 65th minute helps Argentina beat World-Cup newcomers Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-1 in Brazil’s 2014 World Cup. The Group F opener match was held in Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana Stadium on Sunday. Bosnia scored an own goal two minutes into the game as a free kick from Messi was deflected into the back of [&hellip

Brazil trounces Croatia in World Cup opener

Brazil trounces Croatia in World Cup opener

​Though controversially, Brazil has blanked Croatia 3-1 in 2014 World Cup’s opener, initiating a rapturous fan-driven party, the country hopes to culminate in Selecao’s being crowned the tournament’s champions. The yellow jerseys’ Marcelo set a sour precedence by scoring an own goal in the 11th minute in the Sao Paulo venue on Thursday. Enormously-banked-on flagship [&hellip

Brazil bracing for World Cup opener

Brazil bracing for World Cup opener

Estimated to be ultimately biting USD 11 billion into Brazil’s financial resources and having undergone seven years in the making, 2014 World Cup is to get finally off the ground with the country’s facing off against Croatia in the opener. The opening match is to kick off in Sao Paulo at 5:00 pm (1500 GMT) [&hellip

Blatter told to quit next year

Blatter told to quit next year

​Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been urged to quit next year because of the damage corruption allegations have inflicted on football’s governing body. Michael van Praag, boss of the Dutch Football Association, told Blatter he should not seek re-election in 2015. “Few people still take Fifa seriously and, however you look at it, Blatter is [&hellip

Inzaghi in as Seedorf sacked

Inzaghi in as Seedorf sacked

​ AC Milan have sacked coach Clarence Seedorf after just five months at the helm and appointed his former team-mate Filippo Inzaghi as his replacement, the Italian giants confirmed on Monday. Seedorf took charge at the San Siro in January following the dismissal of Massimiliano Allegri and was under contract with the Rossoneri for a [&hellip

France star Ribery out of World Cup

France star Ribery out of World Cup

​ France attacker Franck Ribery will miss the World Cup through injury, Les Bleus coach Didier Deschamps has confirmed. The Bayern Munich player, 31, has been ruled out after injuring his lower back in a training session on Friday. “He is not capable of training for a few weeks, let alone playing a game,” Deschamps [&hellip

FIFA not commiting to re-vote

FIFA not commiting to re-vote

UEFA President Michel Platini has called for a re-vote on the staging of the 2022 World Cup if allegations of corruption are proven against Qatar’s bid. However, FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he will not be drawn on the issue until the findings of an ongoing investigation are revealed. Blatter said: “Again, the executive committee [&hellip

England 2- 2 Ecuador

England 2- 2 Ecuador

​England were held to a thrilling 2-2 draw with Ecuador in their penultimate World Cup warm-up game at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium. Roy Hodgson’s side started brightly, but found themselves behind after eight minutes when Enner Valencia rose to meet Walter Ayovi’s cross and head it beyond Ben Foster. Defensively frailties had England looking vulnerable [&hellip

Beckham ‘thinking’ about playing again

Beckham ‘thinking’ about playing again

David Beckham has hinted he may resume his career by playing for the Major League Soccer team he is trying to launch in Miami. The 39-year-old former England captain retired in May 2013 after a 20-year playing career that ended with a short spell at Paris St-Germain. Beckham’s football career Club 1992-2003: Manchester United (394 [&hellip