Tag : belgium

Multiple casualties in Brussels terror attacks

3 years ago / 0 comments

A number of explosions have rocked Belgium this morning, with twin blasts at Brussels airport and another at Maelbeek metro station close to the EU buildings an hour later. Although the government has yet to confirm the number of casualties, at least 27 people are said to have died, 13 … Read More

Watershed Moment for British Tennis

3 years ago / 0 comments

THE Davis Cup reaches its denouement this weekend, with Great Britain (consisting of Kyle Edmund, James Ward and the Murray brothers) hoping to overturn 79 years of hurt. In recent decades, the team have been considered a bit of a laughing stock in the tournament, with humiliating defeats to the … Read More

Sport | World Cup down to four

4 years ago / 0 comments

Saturday saw the latter two quarter-finals played, with Argentina facing Belgium and the Netherlands up against Costa Rica.  The Argentinians were aiming to reach their first semi-final since 1990 and they got off to a blistering start. Lionel Messi weaved away from two challenges and laid the ball off to … Read More

Sport | Brazil and Germany move closer to World Cup glory

4 years ago / 0 comments

Ste Topping rounds up the action from the first quarter finals at the FIFA World Cup, and previews tonight’s action.   France and Germany began the day’s events with an intriguing battle. Both managers made tactical changes, with Joachim Low moving Philipp Lahm back into defence and Didier Dechamps replacing … Read More

Sport | Stage set for the battle of Brasilia as Argentina and Belgium progress to the quarter-finals

4 years ago / 0 comments

Argentina and Belgium will face each other in Brasilia on Saturday for a place in the World Cup semi-finals after tight wins over Switzerland and the USA in the last two fixtures of the round of 16 on Tuesday. Both games were forced into extra time after two goalless 90 … Read More

Sport | Group stages come to a close as Algeria progress

4 years ago / 0 comments

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

4 years ago / 0 comments

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 | More magic from Messi, now can Ronaldo step up to the plate?

4 years ago / 0 comments

Euan Cunningham rounds up the action from Day 10 of the World Cup, including a landmark goalscoring achievement, before previewing Day 11. Day 10 saw perhaps the most exciting, combative game of the tournament so far, as Germany and Ghana drew 2-2. The Ghanaians showed pluck, endeavour and no little … Read More

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

4 years ago / 0 comments

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

Sport | World Cup Preview

4 years ago / 0 comments

On the eve of the long-awaited tournament, Alex Bowmer looks over the main contenders chances Brazil The pressure is on for the hosts, who go into the tournament as favourites. However, an emphatic Confederations Cup win last summer, capped off by a comprehensive victory over Spain, gives them real hope … Read More