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Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Italy triumphs for fourth time on a night of high drama
Berlin: Italy is world champion, with a flawless set of penalties in the shootout securing football's ultimate prize. It had never been undisputed master in any other aspect of the final, yet the honour is its for the fourth time in its history. ...
The tale of the victor and the vanquished
Double triumph in Italy, a virtual wake in Paris
Zidane chosen for `Golden Ball' award
Gianluigi Buffon collects Lev Yashin Award; Fair Play honours shared between Brazil and Spain
Zidane exits the stage with a walk of shame
What provoked Zidane to attack is the question
Berlin: Italy's coach Marcello Lippi on Monday night insisted Marco Materazzi said nothing to provoke Zinédine Zidane into the extraordinary head-butt that led to the France captain's late dismissal. Lippi claimed the referee Horacio Elizondo had ...
Moments of violence litter Zizou's career
Overall, it was a far better World Cup and a far balanced final than in 2002, writes Brian Glanville
Federer eyeing further milestones
LONDON: Four successive Wimbledon championships, eight Grand Slam titles, 39 tournament wins in all. The milestones just keep piling up for Roger Federer. How far can he go? Is the 24-year-old Swiss player on the way to becoming the best ...
Need to introspect even in victory
The boys believe in themselves
BANGALORE: Twenty-three probables with the exception of full back Kanwalpreet Singh, who is recovering from fever, are at the fitness camp for the hockey world cup probables at the SAI South Centre here. The World Cup is to be held at ...
French soccer buffs crestfallen after close final
Though dismay was palpable, so was satisfaction at having made it to the final
Selectors to discuss McGrath issue
MELBOURNE: : Australian selectors will meet soon to discuss fears that sending Glenn McGrath to the Champions Trophy in India in October may not be the best preparation for the team's vital Ashes series. McGrath, 36, skipped the tours of South ...
Lippi wants to stay
DUISBURG (GERMANY): Italy coach Marcello Lippi, on Monday, said that he wanted to remain in his job after his team won the World Cup in a dramatic penalty shootout over France.
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