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Sport | European heavyweights survive tests

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At least one European side will reach the semi-finals of the World Cup, after Germany and France booked a tantalising quarter-final date against each other on Friday. Both emerged shaken but not stirred from their respective round of 16 games, France beating Nigeria 2-0 and Germany taking care of Algeria … Read More

Sport | France and Germany firm favourites

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With the second round now well under way, Sunday contains two scintillating prospects with the third pair of last -16 fixtures and with Africa at the forefront of today’s World Cup action, Rhys Stevens previews the fixtures.   Group E winners France face one of only two African sides left … Read More

Sport | Group stages come to a close as Algeria progress

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Yesterday saw the end of the group stages for Brazil 2014, with sixteen teams already sent packing before the knockout rounds begin and the other half still dreaming of progressing to the final. There were many permutations that could have arisen from group G before kick-off in the two matches; … Read More

Sport | Today's World Cup Preview

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Group G is one of few groups where none of the teams have either gone through or gone out going into the final set of matches. Germany and the United States, the top two, know that they only need to draw against each other to go through. Conspiracy theorists have … Read More

Sport | Can Belgium’s Golden Boys Blossom on the World Stage? – World Cup Day 6 Preview

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The World Cup is only five days old and already this year’s tournament is being heralded as the best in recent memory. Goals, skills and thrills have been the mainstay throughout an opening round of games that has produced just one largely forgettable draw; long may it continue. Tuesday promises … Read More