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Will Panama's Varela be able to fulfill his campaign pledges?

Q: Panama’s new president, Juan Carlos Varela, will be sworn into office today. What are the major economic challenges confronting Panama’s new president? What do his cabinet choices so far say about his plans? 638 more words


U.S.A. Men's Soccer

The American Underdog Story

The United States of America is known in the sports world mainly for its domination in basketball and swimming. Team U.S.A. swimmer Michael Phelps won 8 gold medals in 2008 and four gold medals in 2012. 539 more words

FIFA World Cup 2014

Groups of Death - The Yellow Card Edition

As the second week of this mesmerizing World Cup draws to a close, it’s a good time to assess the current standings and issue warnings to those teams that hope to advance to the round of 16. 497 more words

Sports & Fitness


Portuguese substitute Silvestre Varela grabbed a dramatic stoppage-time equaliser to secure a 2-2 draw with the United States in World Cup Group G on Sunday. 309 more words


USA draw keeps Portuguese World Cup dreams alive

Portugal’s World Cup hopes hang by a thread after a stoppage time equaliser this morning against an in form Team USA, Andrew Knezevic reports.

Arena Amazonia, Manaus… 368 more words

FIFA World Cup

Portugal Ties U.S. On Late Varela Goal

MANAUS, Brazil (CBSNewYork/AP) — They were less than 30 seconds away.

The Americans were about to romp into the round of 16 at the World Cup, about to walk off with their first come-from-behind win at soccer’s showcase. 583 more words


USA 2 Portugal 2: Reaction Part One


There will come a moment in the careers of numerous sportsmen and women when they will be compelled to make a difficult choice: whether or not to play through injury. 1,359 more words