Posts Tagged ‘World’

2010 World Cup finals draw is in 2 days

Written on December 2nd, 2009 by
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The 2010 World Cup Draw takes place in Cape Town on December 4, 2009. The 32 nations will be drawn into eight groups of four with the top two in each group progressing to the Round of 16. The nine chosen South African cities to host the matches next summer are Johannesburg, which will have two venu...
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Nigeria's Olusoji Fasuba wins the men's 60 meter gold at the world indoors

Written on March 7th, 2008 by
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Nigeria's Olusoji Fasuba has won the men's 60 meter gold medal at the world indoor championships in a time of 6.51seconds.Read More:http://www.cnn.com/2008/SPORT/03/07/athletics.chambers/index.html?section=cnn_latest...
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World Markets Slide After Big Dow Drop

Written on November 2nd, 2007 by
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Markets in Asia and Europe slumped Friday, tracking losses on Wall Street overnight as investors worried about a possible end to U.S. interest rate cuts and a slowing American economy.Read More:http://news.aol.com/business/story/_a/world-markets-slide-after-big-dow-drop/20071101161009990001...
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Heroes' welcome for SA Springboks

Written on October 23rd, 2007 by
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Thousands of fans have greeted the South African rugby team as they arrived home after winning the Rugby World Cup in France on Saturday.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7057682.stm...
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Okonjo-Iweala emerges a World Bank MD

Written on October 5th, 2007 by
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Okonjo-Iweala emerges World Bank MD By Chijama Ogbu Published: Friday, 5 Oct 2007 The World Bank has named a former Nigeria...
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US Reaches Women's Football World Cup Quarterfinals w/ 1-0 Victory Over Nigeria

Written on September 18th, 2007 by
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USA defeats Nigerian Women's side in the FIFA Women's World Cup, on a goal in the first minute of the game, to advance to the Quarterfinals of the tournamentRead More:http://www.voanews.com/english/2007-09-18-voa61.cfm...
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Miyama shares Smith`s limelight: Japan 2, England 2 [September 11, 2007]

Written on September 11th, 2007 by
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Miyama shares Smith's limelight Aya Miyama was the hero for Japan as her injury-time free-kick earned the Asian side a 2-2 draw with England in a dramatic Group A encounter in Shanghai. England looked to have won the game after Kelly Smith's two quick-fire goals on 81 and 83 minutes, but Miyama, wh...
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Uwak attack stuns Swedes: Nigeria 1, Sweden 1 [September 11, 2007]

Written on September 11th, 2007 by
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Nigeria 1, Sweden 1: Uwak attack stuns Swedes Nigeria's Cynthia Uwak, who plays her club football in Sweden, crushed the Scandinavians' hopes of a perfect start to China 2007 when she struck an equaliser eight minutes from time in Chengdu on Tuesday. The 1-1 draw means that all four teams in Group ...
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FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007 – Match Highlight – Sept. 11, 2007

Written on September 11th, 2007 by
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Day 2 of the Women's World Cup 2007, proved to be far more competitive than opening day's 11-0 thrashing of Argentina by Germany. In fact, all 3 matches today ended in a draw, meaning everyone has their work cut out in order to advance to the next round. Results: Nigeria 1, Sweden 1 Japan 2, Eng...
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Eni Aluko Plays for England in 2007 Womens World Football (Soccer) Cup in China

Written on September 10th, 2007 by
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My niece, Eni Aluko, plays No. 9 (Forward) for the English squad in the 2007 Women's World Cup in China starting September 10 and ending September 30. First match is September 11, Against Japan ! Watch her ! Group-stage schedule: see http://www.fifa.com/womenworldcup/matches/index.htmlRead More:...
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