Brasilia, Jul 5 : Striker Gonzalo Higuain scored when it mattered as his opportunistic strike helped Argentina beat Belgium 1-0 to enter the World Cup semi-final after 24 long years ending their 'quartefinal jinx' that affected them during the last two editions.
The last time when... read more
Rio De Janeiro, July 4 : Mats Hummels' first half header proved decisive as Germany marched into the semifinals of the FIFA World Cup for a record fourth time in a row with a 1-0 win over fellow European giants France, here today.
The contest between the two European powerhouses lacke... read more
Fortaleza (Brazil), Jul 5 : Colombian star James Rodriguez claimed Spanish referee Carlos Velasco Carballo had been a decisive influence as his country's World Cup dreams ended with a 2-1 quarter-final defeat to Brazil.
James extended his lead as the competition's top scorer with ... read more
Rio de Janeiro, Jul 3 Under-fire Germany face rejuvenated France in tomorrow's World Cup quarter-final at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana stadium in a mouth-watering clash of two European powerhouses.
This represents an acid test for Germany coach Joachim Loew with his side heavily criticised for below-par performance... read more
Rio De Janeiro, Jul 3 A documentary portraying Lionel Messi's tough route to the top was given a first screening in Rio yesterday. The work, "Messi", directed by Spaniard Alex de la Iglesia and scripted by former Argentina international Jorge Valdano, shows how Messi battled a growth hormone disorder as a youngster before be... read more
Sao Paulo, July 1 : Pre-tournament favourites Argentine rode on Angel Di Maria's late extra-time goal to eke out a hard-fought 1-0 win over Switzerland and progress to the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup at the Arena Corinthians here today...... read more
Porto Alegre (Brazil), Jul 1 : Andre Schuerrle and Mesut Ozil struck in extra time to earn Germany a 2-1 win over Algeria in a pulsating last-16 clash here and a quarter-final date with France.
Chelsea forward Schuerrle broke the deadlock in the 92nd minute, with Arsenal... read more
Fortaleza (Brazil), June 29 : Klaas Jan Huntelaar scored an injury-time penalty to send the Netherlands into the quarterfinals of the World Cup with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Mexico in the second round at here today.
Arjen Robben was adjudged to have been tripped in the area by Rafa Marq... read more