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ICC calls Kallis one of the greatest all-rounders in history of cricket

Jul 31, 2014

ICC calls Kallis one of the greatest all-rounders in history of cricket

Kallis yesterday announced his retirement, prompted by a poor run in the series against Sri Lanka, where he could manage only five runs in three ODI innings. #Sports #Cricket #T20 #NewsTracker #ICC #TheySaidIt #South Africa #Cricket World Cup #Jacques Kallis #ODI Cricket #Kallis retirement
Cricket World Cup was a bridge too far Jacques Kallis on why he retired

Jul 31, 2014

Cricket World Cup was a bridge too far Jacques Kallis on why he retired

Kallis, 38, scored just five runs in three innings in a recent one-day international series in Sri Lanka. "I just knew on that tour that I was done," Kallis said in a statement. #Sports #Cricket #T20 #TheySaidIt #South Africa #Cricket World Cup #Jacques Kallis #ODI Cricket #Kallis retirement
New Zealand to slap 7 year jail terms for cricket, football match-fixing

Jul 31, 2014

New Zealand to slap 7 year jail terms for cricket, football match-fixing

The Match-Fixing Bill, introduced to parliament Thursday with unanimous political support, would apply the lengthy sentences to anyone caught trying to influence or benefit from the outcome of a match or race. #Sports #India #Cricket #NewsTracker #Cheating #New Zealand #Match-fixing bill #Cricket World Cup 2015 #FIFA Under-19 World Cup
The Fred penalty explained Japanese ref finally talks about World Cup decisions

Jul 25, 2014

The Fred penalty explained Japanese ref finally talks about World Cup decisions

Explaining his decision to award a penalty for Fred's dramatic flop, he added: "If you look at how it happened, the forward was looking to shoot in one move. The defender put his hands on him. That was a mistake. #Brazil #KickingAround #Croatia #World Cup 2014 #FIFA World Cup 2014 #Fred #WC 2014 News #Yuichi Nishimura
Neurologists say Neymar's brain works on auto-pilot while dribbling

Jul 25, 2014

Neurologists say Neymar's brain works on auto-pilot while dribbling

"From MRI images we discovered Neymar's brain activity to be less than 10 percent of an amateur player," researcher Eiichi Naito told AFP on Friday. #World Cup #Barcelona #Brazil #Lionel Messi #KickingAround #Cristiano Ronaldo #FIFA World Cup #Neymar #WC2014 #WC 2014 News #Neymar injury #Neurologists

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FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

May 09, 2014

FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Just Fontaine however holds the record for the highest number of goals scored in a single tournament: representing France at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, Fontaine scored 13 as Les Bleus finished third in Scandinavia. #Sports #World Cup #Brazil #France #football #KickingAround #2014 FIFA World Cup #World Cup History #Just Fontaine #13 #1958 World Cup
What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Nov 27, 2012

What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Independence would mean that most of Spain's players could then play for Catalonia. If that happens, they could be the first nation to win the World Cup at the first time of asking. #World Cup #Barcelona #Spain #KickingAround #Euro 2012 #Catalonia

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What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Jul 31, 2014

Ginobili will not play for Argentina at World Cup

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili will not play for Argentina at FIBA World Cu... #Manu Ginobili #San Antonio Spurs
What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Jul 31, 2014

New Zealand Gets Tough on Cheats

New Zealand's parliament is on the way to make fixing in sports a criminal offense punishable with seven years in prison. The government hopes to have the law in place before the 2015 Cricket World Cup... #Manu Ginobili #San Antonio Spurs
What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Jul 31, 2014

Blame It on the World Cup

The World Cup's cheers of victory and cries of defeat were echoed by executives as they examined second-quarter results. Companies selling TVs, sports drinks and snacks scored, but makers of washing machines lost out... #Manu Ginobili #San Antonio Spurs