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The Tampa Tribune
Fennelly: Monsignor Laurence Higgins love sports, inspired bay area athletespoor, famous or not, he was there. Cecil Edge tells this story. In the late 1
Fennelly: Monsignor Laurence Higgins love sports, inspired bay area athletes
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 38 minutes ago
poor, famous or not, he was there. Cecil Edge tells this story. In the late 1980s, the Tampa businessman was chairman of the FIFA World Cup soccer task force for Tampa Bay. The United States was trying to land the 1994 World Cup. It did, though... Read more
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Reuters
Sony Pictures to buy sports channels from India's Zee for $385 millionholds broadcast rights for the cash-rich Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket
Sony Pictures to buy sports channels from India's Zee for $385 million
Reuters / Posted 4 hours ago
holds broadcast rights for the cash-rich Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament, has also won the rights for the FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia in 2018. Analysts have said that Zee Entertainment, which lacked a sizable presence... Read more
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The Examiner
Teacher shows Fort Osage students around Europeplayers, Fletcher also has his students pay a visit to Wembley Stadium where th
Teacher shows Fort Osage students around Europe
The Examiner / Posted yesterday
players, Fletcher also has his students pay a visit to Wembley Stadium where the England national team plays and where the FIFA World Cup tournament has been played. “We take the stadium tour so we actually get to go inside,” Fletcher... Read more
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The World Game
Classy Kruse close to Leverkusen exita loan spell at Stuttgart, expects his future to be resolved before heading int
Classy Kruse close to Leverkusen exit
The World Game / Posted yesterday
a loan spell at Stuttgart, expects his future to be resolved before heading into camp with Australia after the weekend for the FIFA World cup qualifiers against Iraq in Perth next Thursday and the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi six days... Read more
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Daily Record
Spectacular fireworks display brings end to Edinburgh's festival seasonEdinburgh's 12 major festivals generated £280 million of economic impact in Edi
Spectacular fireworks display brings end to Edinburgh's festival season
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Edinburgh's 12 major festivals generated £280 million of economic impact in Edinburgh and £313 million in Scotland while attracting audiences of more than 4.5 million people - on a par with the Fifa World Cup and second only to the Olympi... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Spectacular fireworks display marks end of Edinburgh's festival seasonimpact in Edinburgh and £313 million in Scotland while attracting audiences of
Spectacular fireworks display marks end of Edinburgh's festival season
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
impact in Edinburgh and £313 million in Scotland while attracting audiences of more than 4.5 million people - on a par with the Fifa World Cup and second only to the Olympic Games. Fiona Hyslop, Scottish Government cabinet secretary for culture,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Spectacular fireworks display marks end of Edinburgh's festival seasonimpact in Edinburgh and £313 million in Scotland while attracting audiences of
Spectacular fireworks display marks end of Edinburgh's festival season
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
impact in Edinburgh and £313 million in Scotland while attracting audiences of more than 4.5 million people - on a par with the Fifa World Cup and second only to the Olympic Games. Fiona Hyslop, Scottish Government cabinet secretary for culture,... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Spectacular fireworks display marks end of Edinburgh's festival seasonimpact in Edinburgh and £313 million in Scotland while attracting audiences of
Spectacular fireworks display marks end of Edinburgh's festival season
Greenock Telegraph / Posted yesterday
impact in Edinburgh and £313 million in Scotland while attracting audiences of more than 4.5 million people - on a par with the Fifa World Cup and second only to the Olympic Games. Fiona Hyslop, Scottish Government cabinet secretary for culture,... Read more
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FIFA
Datsyuk: The World Cup in Russia will be unforgettablemajor international tournaments will take place in Russia over the next two yea
Datsyuk: The World Cup in Russia will be unforgettable
FIFA / Posted yesterday
major international tournaments will take place in Russia over the next two years: the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the FIFA World Cup 2018. What is your advice to international fans coming to our country? What should they visit in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Edinburgh and International festivals hailed 'spectacular success'in Edinburgh and £313 million in Scotland, whilst attracting audiences of more
Edinburgh and International festivals hailed 'spectacular success'
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
in Edinburgh and £313 million in Scotland, whilst attracting audiences of more than 4.5 million people - on a par with the Fifa World Cup and second only to the Olympic Games. Fiona Hyslop, cabinet secretary for culture, tourism and external... Read more
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FIFA
Volgograd's gateway transforming ahead of World Cupthe international terminal could only serve 100 passengers an hour, which was c
Volgograd's gateway transforming ahead of World Cup
FIFA / Posted 2 days ago
the international terminal could only serve 100 passengers an hour, which was clearly not enough for the city. Thanks to the FIFA World Cup, international passenger flow will increase to 300 people an hour and Volgograd will benefit from... Read more
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FIFA
Preparations for World Cup in Saransk on scheduleterminal in Saransk has been defined too". The First Deputy Prime Minister and
Preparations for World Cup in Saransk on schedule
FIFA / Posted 2 days ago
terminal in Saransk has been defined too". The First Deputy Prime Minister and other members of the commission visited the FIFA World Cup Volunteers Centre, which is already recruiting volunteers for FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and 2018 World... Read more
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Super Sport
Nigeria anticipate return to glory under RohrThe German will want to start his Nigerian sojourn with a win as well as gettin
Nigeria anticipate return to glory under Rohr
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
The German will want to start his Nigerian sojourn with a win as well as getting an idea of his team and how to prepare for the Fifa World Cup qualifier against Zambia in October. Nigeria have failed to make the Africa Cup of Nations for the second... Read more
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The World Game
Schurrle forced out of Germany squad through injurytheir Bundesliga opener. The injury means he will not feature in Germany's gam
Schurrle forced out of Germany squad through injury
The World Game / Posted 2 days ago
their Bundesliga opener. The injury means he will not feature in Germany's game against Finland in Monchengladbach or in the FIFA World Cup qualifier away to Norway on September 4. A statement released by the German Football Association (DFB)... Read more
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Super Sport
Nigeria anticipates return to glory under RohrThe German will want to start his Nigeria sojourn with a win as well as getting
Nigeria anticipates return to glory under Rohr
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
The German will want to start his Nigeria sojourn with a win as well as getting an idea of his team and how to prepare for the Fifa World Cup qualifier against Zambia in October. Nigeria have failed to make the Africa Cup of Nations for the second... Read more
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The World Game
Stakes raised as Socceroos play Russian roulettein their history was a tremendous achievement for the Socceroos and it gave the
Stakes raised as Socceroos play Russian roulette
The World Game / Posted 2 days ago
in their history was a tremendous achievement for the Socceroos and it gave the game Down Under a massive boost. But the FIFA World Cup is bigger, more important and the truest gauge of one's strength and it is a sign of our progress as a... Read more
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FIFA
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - Teams - Bosnia and Herzegovina and Herzegovina - ProfileFIFA World Cup™ finals history Part of the former Yugoslavia, whose side regula
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - Teams - Bosnia and Herzegovina and Herzegovina - Profile
FIFA / Posted 3 days ago
FIFA World Cup™ finals history Part of the former Yugoslavia, whose side regularly qualified for the FIFA World Cup, Bosnia-Herzegovina may have taken some time to adjust to the cut and thrust of international football, but are now regarded as a team... Read more
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Super Sport
Zambia name squad for Kenya clashis an indication that he is taking the match seriously and will use it to prepa
Zambia name squad for Kenya clash
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
is an indication that he is taking the match seriously and will use it to prepare the team for upcoming engagements such as the Fifa World Cup qualifiers. Justin Shonga has been called to the squad as one of the two forwards from the local league,... Read more
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Football Australia
Fernando: Nothing bigger than representing Australiaand that is what I am trying to do. Having a bit of knowledge of the game helps
Fernando: Nothing bigger than representing Australia
Football Australia / Posted 6 days ago
and that is what I am trying to do. Having a bit of knowledge of the game helps.” Having experienced everything that the FIFA World Cup can offer, Fernando knows what to expect come September when the World Cup jamboree kicks-off and the... Read more
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FIFA
A star is born as Brazil are champions at lastwho – contrary to previous practice – maintained a chorus of support at pitchsi
A star is born as Brazil are champions at last
FIFA / Posted 7 days ago
who – contrary to previous practice – maintained a chorus of support at pitchside throughout the match. For the first time the FIFA World Cup received international television coverage, albeit not in eastern Europe because the system there was... Read more
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FIFA
Superstars, shoot-outs and shutoutslist of players with the most appearances in a FIFA competition. Formiga outran
Superstars, shoot-outs and shutouts
FIFA / Posted 7 days ago
list of players with the most appearances in a FIFA competition. Formiga outranked Lothar Matthaus, who played 25 games in the FIFA World Cup™, and is shy of only Kristine Lilly, who played 30 in the FIFA Women’s World Cup™. 24 years have now... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rio2016 an Appraisal of the Ghanaian and African Performancesbidding for the 2024 games that will be awarded in 2017. The games are becoming
Rio2016 an Appraisal of the Ghanaian and African Performances
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
bidding for the 2024 games that will be awarded in 2017. The games are becoming ever more costly. They cost a lot more than the FIFA World Cup. Unlike the World Cup, there are many different games with a lot more sportspersons and officials and only... Read more
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FIFA
Kerzhakov: Scoring at a World Cup is an incomparable feelingtop scorer with 30 goals. He is one of only two current Russian footballers who
Kerzhakov: Scoring at a World Cup is an incomparable feeling
FIFA / Posted 8 days ago
top scorer with 30 goals. He is one of only two current Russian footballers who know what it is like to score a goal at the FIFA World Cup. At Brazil 2014, he came off the bench in the 71st minute against Korea Republic and took just three... Read more
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The World Game
Classy Kruse closing in on Bayer exita loan spell at Stuttgart, expects his future to be resolved before heading int
Classy Kruse closing in on Bayer exit
The World Game / Posted 8 days ago
a loan spell at Stuttgart, expects his future to be resolved before heading into camp with Australia after the weekend for the FIFA World cup qualifiers against Iraq in Perth next Thursday and the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi six days... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Coke's Ricardo Fort Assesses The Rio Games, Its Impact On Brazilelse will change in Rio because of the Games? FORT: The upgraded capabilities f
Coke's Ricardo Fort Assesses The Rio Games, Its Impact On Brazil
Sports Business Daily / Posted 8 days ago
else will change in Rio because of the Games? FORT: The upgraded capabilities for the business community. Thanks to the FIFA World Cup, but mostly to the Olympics, a lot of the business community was educated on the value of sports... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Rio Olympics winners and loserswas one medal all Brazilians craved before the Games, it would surely have been
Rio Olympics winners and losers
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
was one medal all Brazilians craved before the Games, it would surely have been the gold in men's soccer. Two years ago, as the FIFA World Cup host, the Selecao were humiliated in front of their home fans in an epic 7-1 drubbing by eventual champion... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Tite Appointed New Brazil Coach as Brighter Future Beckonsencounter with Fluminense on Thursday evening as normal. Almost 24 hours later
Tite Appointed New Brazil Coach as Brighter Future Beckons
Bleacher Report / Posted 8 days ago
encounter with Fluminense on Thursday evening as normal. Almost 24 hours later, the man the public have courted since the FIFA World Cup in 2014 has accepted the position in what became a tug-of-war between club and country. According to Globo... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Neymar Steps Down as Brazil Captain Following Rio Olympicslook for another captain.” For plenty in Brazil, this victory was seen as rede
Neymar Steps Down as Brazil Captain Following Rio Olympics
Bleacher Report / Posted 8 days ago
look for another captain.” For plenty in Brazil, this victory was seen as redemption following the team’s humiliation in the FIFA World Cup two years ago, when they lost 7-1 to Germany in the semi-final. It was a match that Neymar didn’t feature... Read more
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WA Today
What's with the pin craze?store where they start at 30 reais ($12). Renata da Silva, 24, a recent busine
What's with the pin craze?
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
store where they start at 30 reais ($12). Renata da Silva, 24, a recent business graduate, has also worked at the FIFA World Cup in Rio, and is using her experience at these Games to to enhance her resume and practise her English - now... Read more
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Canberra Times
What's with the pin craze?store where they start at 30 reais ($12). Renata da Silva, 24, a recent busine
What's with the pin craze?
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
store where they start at 30 reais ($12). Renata da Silva, 24, a recent business graduate, has also worked at the FIFA World Cup in Rio, and is using her experience at these Games to to enhance her resume and practise her English - now... Read more
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Brisbane Times
What's with the pin craze?store where they start at 30 reais ($12). Renata da Silva, 24, a recent busine
What's with the pin craze?
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
store where they start at 30 reais ($12). Renata da Silva, 24, a recent business graduate, has also worked at the FIFA World Cup in Rio, and is using her experience at these Games to to enhance her resume and practise her English - now... Read more
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The Age
What's with the pin craze?store where they start at 30 reais ($12). Renata da Silva, 24, a recent busine
What's with the pin craze?
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
store where they start at 30 reais ($12). Renata da Silva, 24, a recent business graduate, has also worked at the FIFA World Cup in Rio, and is using her experience at these Games to to enhance her resume and practise her English - now... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
What's with the pin craze?store where they start at 30 reais ($12). Renata da Silva, 24, a recent busine
What's with the pin craze?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
store where they start at 30 reais ($12). Renata da Silva, 24, a recent business graduate, has also worked at the FIFA World Cup in Rio, and is using her experience at these Games to to enhance her resume and practise her English - now... Read more
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FIFA
“FIFA 11+ Kids” launched in Brazilhas been investing thoroughly in improving standards, and this year we have off
“FIFA 11+ Kids” launched in Brazil
FIFA / Posted 10 days ago
has been investing thoroughly in improving standards, and this year we have offered courses to a total 60 doctors, 15 of whom work with women’s football," said CNMF president Dr. Jorge Pagura. "It is yet another aspect of the FIFA World Cup leg... Read more
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iol.co.za
Swim shame gives Rio worst taste of fun and GamesLike South Africa and its hosting of the Fifa World Cup in 2010, Brazil is sens
Swim shame gives Rio worst taste of fun and Games
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Like South Africa and its hosting of the Fifa World Cup in 2010, Brazil is sensitive about its reputation for having a high crime rate and was doing its best to keep crime under control. During the World Cup, South Africa largely managed to do just... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Brazilian fans commemorate historic soccer gold medal with singing, tears of joyBrazil’s 1-1 (5-4 penalty-kick shootout) victory over the same foe that had emb
Brazilian fans commemorate historic soccer gold medal with singing, tears of joy
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
Brazil’s 1-1 (5-4 penalty-kick shootout) victory over the same foe that had embarrassed her home nation with a 7-1 score in the FIFA World Cup semifinal just two years before in the same stadium. Wearing a bright yellow jersey with No. 10 and... Read more
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The World Game
Pele delights in Brazil's long-awaited Olympic triumphteam that had to settle for silver four years ago in London. Micale has now ch
Pele delights in Brazil's long-awaited Olympic triumph
The World Game / Posted 10 days ago
team that had to settle for silver four years ago in London. Micale has now challenged the Barcelona superstar to bring the FIFA World Cup back to the South American nation. "He [Neymar] is just 24, has already won silver and now a gold medal,"... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scott will go until he's at least 35 after bowing out of Scotland dutythat it means his captain can easily continue playing at the top level until he
Scott will go until he's at least 35 after bowing out of Scotland duty
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
that it means his captain can easily continue playing at the top level until he is 35. Brown, 31, will step aside before the FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign starts next month and Rodgers commended the decision. “Scotty can at least get to... Read more
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The World Game
Lopetegui believes Spain must stop living in the pastAfter establishing an era of dominance at international level, in which they wo
Lopetegui believes Spain must stop living in the past
The World Game / Posted 12 days ago
After establishing an era of dominance at international level, in which they won the FIFA World Cup in 2010 and back-to-back European championships in 2008 and 2012, Spain have endured a decline in recent years. A humbling group-stage exit at the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Pia Sundhage One Win Away from Completing Her Masterplanlong. That in itself shows the level of respect she commands. Last summer, as
Pia Sundhage One Win Away from Completing Her Masterplan
Bleacher Report / Posted 13 days ago
long. That in itself shows the level of respect she commands. Last summer, as Sweden were on the verge of elimination from the FIFA World Cup, a journalist asked, according to the Sunday Morning Herald, if she would resign if Sweden were knockout... Read more
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New Kerala
China win in taekwondo and table tennis as US dominate medals tally (International Roundup) - newkerala.com #106516the fastest goal in the Olympic history, enabling Brazil to get a chance to rev
China win in taekwondo and table tennis as US dominate medals tally (International Roundup) - newkerala.com #106516
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
the fastest goal in the Olympic history, enabling Brazil to get a chance to revenge Germans for their shock 7-1 defeat in the FIFA World Cup two years ago. After Wednesday's finals, the United States tops the medals table on 30 gold, 32 silver... Read more
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New Kerala
Brazil enter men's football final; to face Germany for title - newkerala.com #106457on Wednesday, enabling Brazil to get a chance to extract revenge against the Ge
Brazil enter men's football final; to face Germany for title - newkerala.com #106457
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
on Wednesday, enabling Brazil to get a chance to extract revenge against the Germans for their shocking 7-1 failure in the FIFA World Cup two years ago, reports Xinhua. The 24-year-old broke the deadlock on home soil just 15 seconds after the... Read more
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NZCity
All Whites to take on USAWorld Cup qualifiers and next year's Confederations Cup. "The States and Mexic
All Whites to take on USA
NZCity / Posted 13 days ago
World Cup qualifiers and next year's Confederations Cup. "The States and Mexico are two teams that always compete well at the FIFA World Cup and both have large followings," Hudson said. "We're hoping for some big crowds to really test... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Neymar scores fastest Olympic goal ever, leads Brazil into Rio 2016 final(“I’m not Argentinean! I’m a Brazilian!”), but then the chants turned to what h
Neymar scores fastest Olympic goal ever, leads Brazil into Rio 2016 final
Yahoo Sports / Posted 13 days ago
(“I’m not Argentinean! I’m a Brazilian!”), but then the chants turned to what happened two years ago when Brazil hosted the FIFA World Cup. The pain of a 7-1 semifinal defeat to Germany is still felt by the passionate soccer fans here. And... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Quest for souvenir cups drives beer sales to Olympics winstrategy isn't totally unique. Budweiser, which Ambev sells as a premium brand
Quest for souvenir cups drives beer sales to Olympics win
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
strategy isn't totally unique. Budweiser, which Ambev sells as a premium brand in Brazil, had a collectible cup at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil in 2014. Coca-Cola did something similar. But the gimmick of building a collection of Skol cups... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Quest for souvenir cups drives beer sales to Olympics winstrategy isn't totally unique. Budweiser, which Ambev sells as a premium brand
Quest for souvenir cups drives beer sales to Olympics win
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
strategy isn't totally unique. Budweiser, which Ambev sells as a premium brand in Brazil, had a collectible cup at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil in 2014. Coca-Cola did something similar. But the gimmick of building a collection of Skol cups... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Quest for souvenir cups drives beer sales to Olympics winstrategy isn't totally unique. Budweiser, which Ambev sells as a premium brand
Quest for souvenir cups drives beer sales to Olympics win
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
strategy isn't totally unique. Budweiser, which Ambev sells as a premium brand in Brazil, had a collectible cup at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil in 2014. Coca-Cola did something similar. But the gimmick of building a collection of Skol cups... Read more
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Super Sport
'We will test Nigeria' - Hrubesch. Ginter, [above]who scored in the 4-0 win over Portugal in the quarter finals
'We will test Nigeria' - Hrubesch
Super Sport / Posted 14 days ago
. Ginter, [above]who scored in the 4-0 win over Portugal in the quarter finals was also part of the Germany squad that won the Fifa World Cup title in 2014 in Brazil. The defender will be delighted to add Olympic Gold to his World Cup winner’s... Read more
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BC Local News
Life through the lenshobby for Robison has turned into a full-time career that has taken him to phot
Life through the lens
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
hobby for Robison has turned into a full-time career that has taken him to photo assignments across the world, most notably the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour — a nine-month saga that took him to 84 countries as the official photographer. More... Read more
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FIFA
João Havelange, Brazil - 1974-98Havelange's 24 years as FIFA President were a period of significant change whic
João Havelange, Brazil - 1974-98
FIFA / Posted 14 days ago
Havelange's 24 years as FIFA President were a period of significant change which featured, most notably, the expansion of the FIFA World Cup from a 16-team tournament to one twice as large by the time the Brazilian left his post in 1998. An... Read more
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