The Telegraph
Saturday , July 5 , 2014

France fade as Mats rises to the occasion

So many German players rose to the occasion here, driving their team through to the semi-finals with a 1-0 win over France. Mats Hummels blocked and scored. Manuel Neuer made a couple of unbelievable saves. Bastian Schweinsteiger dominated midfield. Thomas Muller, the dynamo of Deutschland, nev...   | Read..

Hosts Brazil ahead 1-0

Brazil captain Thiago Silva scored after seven minutes to give the tournament hosts a 1-0 lead over Colombia at half-tim...   | Read..

GM norm for Das

Young Sayantan Das achieved his maiden Grandmaster norm on Friday from the 22nd Open International ciutat de Montcada he...   | Read..

Depending on Messi to exorcise last-8 ghosts

One of the most powerful and enduring World Cup photographs depicts Diego Maradona in possession of the ball, confronted...   | Read..

Habas is likely to be coach

Antonio Lopez Habas is likely to be named as Atletico de Kolkata coach on Monday. ...   | Read..
Hosts Brazil ahead 1-0

World is feasting on the goal fest

Since Day 1, when Brazil put three past Croatia, the World Cup has enjoyed a goal deluge as sus...   | Read..

Messi in a happy space: Sabella

When you have a player like Lionel Messi in your team why would you not lean on him to lead you...   | Read..

Novak, Roger in final clash

Roger Federer reached a ninth Wimbledon final after emerging unscathed...   | Read..

Petra’s skill vs Eugenie’s enthusiasm

Marriage proposals, broken records, pop idols and the small matter of ...   | Read..

I’m trying to find the middle of the bat: Sachin

Exactly six months and 18 days after he had called time on his illustr...   | Read..

Senators choose match over work

Politics came to a halt, with the ruling Socialists in France ...   | Read..

Need to be calm: Narine

Off-spinner Sunil Narine believes that if batsmen are circumspect agai...   | Read..

Pinto: I owe it to Rinus

At this point in the World Cup, the Dutch know plenty about Costa Rica...   | Read..

Oranje aim to end Ticos’ dream run

The irresistible fairytale of Costa Rica faces a day of reckoning agai...   | Read..

Eden is special: Mirallas

Belgium pointed to Eden Hazard as a potential matchwinner as they laid out...   | Read..

Julio’s son denies charges

The son of Fifa senior vice-president Julio Grondona has denied claims...   | Read..
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