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Ghana Wins FIFA U-20 Soccer World Cup

EGYPT – The Black Satellites of Ghana defeated their Brazilian counterpart to win the FIFA U-20 World cup. The 10-man Ghanaian team 4-3 victory came in a sudden death penalties shoot-our in the finals of Egypt 2009 tournament. Ghana makes history being the first African team to win the coveted …

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Extra 3.6 billion Euros for FIFA U 17

NIGERIA – The Federal Government has released an additional 3.6 billion Euros to the initial release of 9.5 billion Euros to the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the Nigeria 2009 FIFA U17 World Cup to ensure a successful hosting of the championship, which kicks off in Abuja on October 24. …

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Review: “More Than a game” – Quality documentary profiles an athlete’s early years

“Basketball is a vehicle to get you from point A to point B. Use basketball. Don’t let it use you.”  Those are the powerful introductory words said by Coach Dru Joyce II which begins this quality documentary that profiles NBA superstar LeBron James’ meteoric rise to fame and fortune. A …

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2010 World Cup: South Africa Gears Up

The 2010 FIFA world cup will hold in South Africa between the 11th of June and 11th of July 2010. Matches would be played in Capetown, Durban, Johannesburg, Mangaung, Nelson Mandela Bay, Nelspruit, Polokwane, Rustenburg and Pretoria.   Venues The complete list of 10 stadiums in 9 host cities for …

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FIFA under 17 opening game to cost $20 in Lagos

NIGERIA – FOOTBALL fans, who want to watch the opening match of the Nigeria 2009 FIFA Under-17 World Cup featuring the Golden Eaglets and Germany, will have to pay N3, 000 to enter the National Stadium, Abuja, venue of the game.   Organisers of the championship yesterday announced the availability …

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DFW Alliance and FC Dallas International Day

DALLAS – DFW Alliance and FC Dallas recently hosted it’s annual international day. The event was characterized by a soccer match between FC Dallas and KC Wizards. The International community played a major role as most countries represented displayed their culture and flags. Fans of FC Dallas arrived from different locations including …

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Medal Counts

Hey, I am sure most of you have been highly entertained by the on going Olympic games in China. However, I need some clarification on the presentation and reporting of the medal counts. Am I wrong; I thought the norm is that the country with the highest number of gold …

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