• Thursday, July 24, 2014

  • 2014/07/13/ad_1405242713.gif
  • 2014/07/21/ad_1405931327.gif

World Cup

Not Gaza children, Özil helps sick Brazil kids with World Cup money

Not Gaza children, Özil helps sick Brazil kids with World Cup money

Mesut Özil has not given his World Cup bonus money to the children of Gaza despite reports claiming the World Cup winner had, after the Germany international cleared up the rumours by revealing he was funding sick children in Brazil to undergo surgery, reports UK-based daily The Independent. Özil was part of the Germany...

Germany top of FIFA rankings after WC win

Germany top of FIFA rankings after WC win

Germany climbed to the top of the FIFA rankings on Thursday after winning the World Cup for the first time in 24 years, while several European rivals paid the price for their dismal performances in Brazil. Germany, which beat Argentina 1-0 on Sunday to win a fourth World Cup, replaced deposed champion Spain in...

Ramadan, World Cup dent Cox's Bazar tourism

Ramadan, World Cup dent Cox's Bazar tourism

The tourism business in Cox's Bazar has taken a nosedive since beginning of the ongoing month due to Ramadan and football World Cup, putting the people dependent on the sector in dismay.        Most of the hotels, motels and guest houses, over 200 in number, are now almost empty, scores of shops built on...

Messi remains Club King

Messi remains Club King

Too near, yet too far. Lionel Messi came so close to what was required to surpass Diego Maradona, the football god of his country. But the World Cup, tragically for the Albiceleste, remains elusive for a player considered one of the greatest of all time. Little Leo could have done it this time in...

World Cup heroes return home

World Cup heroes return home

Tens of thousands of German football fans in Berlin have gathered since daybreak to welcome the return from Brazil of their World-Cup-winning team. The flight bringing the triumphant players to the capital touched down from Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday morning. Celebrations will take place at the Brandenburg Gate, where the players will display the famous gold trophy.

Injured Khedira out, Kramer in

Injured Khedira out, Kramer in

The Real Madrid midfielder, a target of Arsenal, hurt his calf just ahead of kick-off at the Maracana. Khedira was excellent in the 7-1 humiliation of Brazil in the semi-final scoring and adding an assist for Joachim Low's team. Low opted for Christoph Kramer of Borussia Monchengladbach to take his place.

Glory for Germany

Glory for Germany

Mario Gotze's 113th-minute volley fired Germany to World Cup glory with a 1-0 win over Argentina at the Maracana, Goal.com reports. The tournament's outstanding team failed to repeat the fluency and brilliance of their 7-1 semi-final romp against Brazil but Joachim Low's team found one more sumptuous moment during the second half of extra...

Neuer scoops Golden Glove award

Neuer scoops Golden Glove award

Manuel Neuer completed a dream night by being awarded the Golden Glove prize after lifting the World Cup following Germany's 1-0 win over Argentina. The Bayern Munich man kept a clean sheet to round off an impressive tournament at the Maracana, where Mario Gotze's extra-time strike was the difference between the two sides. "It is...

The pain will be with us for life: Mascherano

The pain will be with us for life: Mascherano

Javier Mascherano has described the "immense" pain he and his Argentina team-mates are suffering following their World Cup final defeat to Germany, insisting it will stay with them forever, Goal.com reports. Mario Gotze's extra-time volley settled the contest in the Germans' favour at the Maracana, leaving Argentina without a World Cup success since Diego...

Shakira, Santana electrify World Cup closing ceremony

Shakira, Santana electrify World Cup closing ceremony

Colombian pop sensation Shakira, Mexican guitarist Carlos Santana, Brazilian singer Ivete Sangalo and a samba school lead the musical entertainment at Sunday's World Cup closing ceremony, The Independent reports.   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script',...

Video Stories »

2014/07/21/ad_1405931309.gif
LG

Ads by Google


Ads by Google

promoting-knowledge.jpg