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  1. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Fifa expect attendance record at Confederations Cup

    Posted May 08th 2013, 10:43am by Reuters in Zurich

    ... allocations in each of the venues,” Fifa’s marketing director Thierry Weil said in a statement. “Yet we are very confident that we will break another record for the Fifa Confederations Cup ... Reuters in Zurich This year’s Confederations Cup in Brazil will be the best-attended ever with nearly 600,000 of the 826,000 tickets already sold despite delays caused by stadiums being ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - RATIONAL REF

    Observations on Fifa's Confederations Cup

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by William Lai

    ... However, it is Fifa's Confederations Cup being hosted in Brazil- regarded as the warm-up to next year's World Cup- that has been the star attraction this summer. Here are five ... performance in the Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain. Kuipers has been the best Fifa referee this season. He was consistently good, showed common sense when needed, and did ...


    Italy friendly against Brazil a warm-up for Confederations Cup, says Buffon

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Milan Italy's goalkeeper says today's friendly against Brazil will be a warm-up for major test in June Buffon looks to Confederations Cup Italy will have one eye on the Confederations Cup in June when the Azzurri take on Brazil in a friendly today, says Juventus and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. In a match which also doubles as a pretext ...

  4. Sport - Soccer

    Confederations Cup 'will see 12 stars'

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo Confederations Cup 'will see 12 World Cup stars' Host Brazil will play Japan in the opening match of next year's Confederations Cup, while ... the command of Luiz Felipe Scolari, has won three Confederation Cup titles, including the last two in 2005 and 2009. Mexico, Concacaf's Gold Cup winners last year, are the only other ...

  5. Sport - Soccer

    'The only question is when, not if': Qatar adamant it will host 2022 World Cup

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 10:17am

    ... Reuters in Berlin German member on Fifa's executive committee says showpiece will be moved because of searing summer heat Qatar remained adamant it would host the 2022 World Cup ... protocol, that they cannot guarantee that a World Cup can be held in summer in  these conditions Theo Zwanziger Fifa awarded the tournament to the tiny Middle Eastern country in a controversial ...

  6. Sport - Soccer

    Fifa president Sepp Blatter hails 'special' World Cup in Brazil

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 10:04pm by AFP

    ... unrest Blatter hails 'special' tournament Fifa president Sepp Blatter lavished praise on the World Cup in Brazil, saying it had been a "very special" event. "What makes the World Cup so very special this time is the quality of the football, the intensity of the games," said Blatter, adding Fifa gave the tournament 9.25 out of 10. "This World Cup ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    I must fight for place in Spain for Confederations Cup, says Iker Casillas

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, AP, Reuters

    ... Agencies Skipper says he is not assured of Confederations Cup spot after warming bench with Real I must fight for Spain place, admits Casillas Spanish captain Iker Casillas has admitted that he is not assured of his place in the side for the upcoming Confederations Cup, having not played a competitive match for the past four months. Goalkeeper Casillas made his comeback ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - CONFEDERATIONS CUP

    Brazil beat Uruguay to reach final of Confederations Cup and restore belief

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 02:56pm by Reuters

    ... final restores the fans' faith in Brazil Making the final of the Confederations Cup following a tense 2-1 win over Uruguay signalled to Brazil's fickle fans that their team could go ... The five-times World Cup winners, due to their paucity of competitive matches as they qualify for next year's final automatically as hosts, have also slipped to 22 in Fifa's rankings. However, ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Spain crushes Tahiti 10-0 in Confederations Cup

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 09:52am by Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro

    ... in the Confederations Cup. He’s used to looking for the positive. He predicted Spain might score as many as 20- and they didn’t. With that achievement, he’s focused on another- the World Cup. Tahiti has already ... was the largest in a Confederations Cup match. The previous record margin was six, when Brazil beat Saudi Arabia 8-2 in 1999 and when Brazil beat Australia 6-0 in 1997. The game had the tone of a practice ...

  10. Sport - Soccer

    Fifa says it is 'more relaxed' about Brazil's World Cup preparations

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sao Paulo Confederations Cup boosted confidence but stadium progress still a concern, Fifa says Brazil 'on track' for successful World Cup Fifa secretary ... is over. We will have 12 host cities and 12 stadiums." Valcke said that seeing the Confederations Cup take place without major glitches earlier this year gave Fifa more confidence ...




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