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Brazil trying to make good use of new stadiums

Tales Azzoni – AP/SunHerald.com, 12/21/2014

It’s white elephant time for World Cup stadiums — again.

When the World Cup ended, Brazil was left with a sense of pride after successfully hosting soccer’s showcase tournament. 40 more words

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Brazil World Cup stadiums languish, adding insult to injury for some

James Young – Al Jazeera America, 12/17/2014

Marinalva Ferreira da Silva has more reason than most to resent Recife’s hulking Arena Pernambuco, one of the stadiums constructed for last summer’s soccer World Cup. 145 more words

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Hi Santa, it's me the sports fan

Dear Santa,

Hope you are well, and not too cold in the North Pole. I just want to start by saying thanks for all the awesome moments in sports this year, it let me know that you took my letters seriously. 231 more words


Looking Back on 2014 - My Top 3 Moments of a Fabulous Year

As another year draws to a conclusion, I find myself looking back on the past twelve months with fondness. Although my life is like an episode of Hollyoaks (without the murders), there have been moments that I will remember for a while yet in a positive light. 624 more words

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Mario Gotze's World Cup winning boot raises $2.5 million for charity

When Mario Gotze scored the game-winning goal in extra time of the World Cup final, he became a hero to all of Germany.

Now he has become a hero to A Heart for Children, a local German charity. 195 more words

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Mexico's head coach Miguel Herrera signs new four-year deal to lead El Tri

Fans of the Mexican national team, get ready for more outrageous celebrations and pint-sized antics on the sidelines.

Miguel Herrera has signed a new four-year deal with Mexico. 227 more words

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FIBA rules that Australia did not lose a World Cup game on purpose

During FIBA World Cup play last summer, the Australian team appeared to lose to Angola on purpose.

Slovenia’s Gora Dragic said as much, which likely was what caused FIBA to open… 417 more words

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