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Japan Stun South Africa At Rugby World Cup

Japan Stun South Africa At Rugby World Cup

The 2015 Rugby World Cup started with a bang on the weekend and the rugby world is still coming to grips with Japan’s upset win over South Africa on Sunday morning.  Japan went into their opening 2015 Rugby Union World Cup game against South Africa at Brighton Community Stadium at a massive quote of $67,…

The Matilda’s Focused On Olympics Following World Cup Elimination

The Matilda’s Focused On Olympics Following World Cup Elimination

Australian coach Alen Stajcic has turned his attention to the 2016 Olympic Women’s Football Tournament following the Matilda’s historic run at the 2015 FIFA World Cup in Canada. Expectations were not particularly high for the Matilda’s heading into the World Cup after they were drawn in the ‘Group Of Death’ alongside the United States, Sweden…

Australia to Face Japan in 2015 Women’s World Cup Quarterfinal

Australia to Face Japan in 2015 Women’s World Cup Quarterfinal

The Australian Women’s National Football Team have found blistering form through the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada so far and have become the country’s first ever entrant into the quarterfinals after posting a gritty 1-0 win over Brazil in the Round of 16 earlier this week. The Matildas were unlucky to be drawn in…

Australia Confident Despite Tough Draw for 2015 Women’s World Cup

Australia Confident Despite Tough Draw for 2015 Women’s World Cup

Similarly to the men’s team at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Australian Women’s National Football Team has been drawn in the ‘Pool of Death’ for this year’s Women’s World Cup in Canada; pegged alongside current World champs the USA, in-form European giants Sweden and Nigeria in Group D. Despite the difficult draw, the Matildas…

Colombia vs Uruguay 2014 World Cup Preview

Colombia vs Uruguay 2014 World Cup Preview

Only the second meeting between two South American nations at the 2014 FIFA World Cup following the opening Round of 16 game between Brazil and Chile, Sunday morning’s match between Colombia and Uruguay is shaping as one of the most fiercely-contested head-to-heads so-far. Champions of Group C, Colombia has no issue in overcoming all of…

Colombia Cruise Past Japan 4-1 at 2014 World Cup

Colombia Cruise Past Japan 4-1 at 2014 World Cup

Colombia have stamped their authority over Group C at the 2014 FIFA World Cup this morning, completing a perfect pool performance of three wins from as many starts with a thumping 4-1 victory over Japan, knocking the Blue Samurai out of the tournament. Having already ensured qualification to the knockout phase of the World Cup…

Greece vs Ivory Coast 2014 World Cup Preview

Greece vs Ivory Coast 2014 World Cup Preview

Both offered a chance to join likely Group C champions Colombia in the knockout phase of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, tomorrow morning’s match between Greece and the Ivory Coast is shaping as one of the most highly anticipated showdowns of the final round of pool fixtures. Good enough to hold on for…

Japan and Greece Play Out 0-0 Draw at 2014 World Cup

Japan and Greece Play Out 0-0 Draw at 2014 World Cup

Exhibiting an exciting brand of end to end football in their 2014 FIFA World Cup Group C clash this morning, Japan and Greece have surprisingly played out a nil-all draw at the Estadio das Dunas in Natal. Having each registered heat-breaking defeats in their World Cup campaign opening matches last week, both the Japanese and…

Japan vs Greece 2014 World Cup Preview

Japan vs Greece 2014 World Cup Preview

Greece and Japan will both be fighting for their 2014 World Cup campaigns when they meet at Arena Das Dunas in Natal at 8am (AEST) tomorrow morning. Both sides played well at times in their respective opening round clashes, but neither was able to walk away with any points and, depending on the result of…

Falcao Out Of 2014 World Cup

Falcao Out Of 2014 World Cup

Columbian superstar Radamel Falcao has been ruled out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup after failing to recover from a serious knee injury that he suffered earlier this year. Falcao played a key role in helping Colombia finish second behind Argentina in the CONMEBOL 2014 World Cup qualifying tournament, but his World Cup dreams were…