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World Cup Day 16: Shootout sends Brazil through, James sparkles for Colombia

Brazil edge through on penalties Day 16 kicked off with the World Cup’s first knockout match – an intriguing round-of-16 clash between South American sides Chile and Brazil. Host nation Brazil had the weight of an entire population on their … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 13: Uruguay edge Italy amidst Suarez controversy

Uruguay edge tight game to knock out Italy In an intriguing Group D encounter, Uruguay and Italy met in the battle for progression into the knockout rounds. Costa Rica, who had beaten both teams, had already qualified from the group, … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 8: Super Suarez makes the difference for Uruguay

Colombia win tight match to gain control of Group C In the opening game of the day, Colombia and Ivory Coast, both of whom won their opening games, met in a top-of-the-group clash that provided both sides with a chance … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 3: Colombia strong, Group D anyone’s game

What a World Cup this is shaping up to be. Day 3 provided great action once again, with a dramatic comeback, a clash of titans and a¬†shocking upset. Colombia finish Greeks in style Greece have become infamous for their defensive … Continue reading

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World Cup guide: All 32 competitors unmasked

It’s that time again. After four long, tantalizing years we are about to get what we’ve been waiting for: the FIFA World Cup is upon us. Brazil is the venue, and glory awaits the team who can go all the … Continue reading

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World Cup Preview: Group D

At every World Cup, one group always bears the (sometimes unworthy) title of being the “Group of Death.” This summer, if any group deserves the ominous title, then it is certainly Group D. In this type of group, anything can … Continue reading

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