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Celebrations break out across France
Critics laud team earlier dismissed as "a bunch of old men"; Henry says "we played a tactical game"
Zidane inspires, Henry scores, Brazil dethroned
FRANKFURT: A Thierry Henry goal handed France a well-deserved 1-0 win over lacklustre defending champion Brazil in a World Cup quarterfinal match here on Saturday. France, whose dominant midfield display was fired by the imperious Zinedine ...
Pride, passion and then sorrow
Gelsenkirchen: After the match, his final defeat as England manager, Sven-Goran Eriksson seemed somehow much smaller as he prepared to take questions from his tormentors in the press. In the days before the quarterfinal those closest to him had ...
India sets sights on historic series win
Set a target of 269 on a tricky track, West Indies loses Gayle early
Validating Nietzsche's idea of eternal recurrence
LONDON: : A curling David Beckham free-kick away from the Earls Court underground station, a little over an hour after sunrise on Sunday, garbage bins were overflowing with empty beer cans. It was already warm on a day when temperatures were ...
Dravid quickest to 9,000 runs
KINGSTON: Rahul Dravid, on Saturday, became the fastest batsman in the history of Test cricket to make 9,000 runs. The Indian captain brought up the landmark in his 176th innings one less than the previous holder Brian Lara when ...
Jankovic dethrones Venus
LONDON: Jelena Jankovic, a 21-year old Serbian, outlasted the defending champion and sixth seed, Venus Williams, 7-6(8), 4-6, 6-4 in a women's singles third round match in the 120th Wimbledon championships on Saturday evening. On the No.2 ...
Parreira takes the blame
FRANKFURT: : Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira said he had failed after his team was knocked out by France. "I would like to thank the players. I didn't do my job because my job here was to get to the final," he said after France's 1-0 win. ...
Beckham quits as England captain
BUEHLERTA: L: David Beckham quit as England captain on Sunday, the morning after his side lost in the World Cup quarterfinals to Portugal. Beckham, 31, left the field with a leg injury in the 52nd minute of Saturday's loss at Gelsenkirchen and ...
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