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Dutch game plan

09 July 2010

JOHANNESBURG – Netherlands coach Bert Van Marwijk thinks the only category where his team suffers in comparison to World Cup finals opponents Spain is beauty of play. When it comes to the rest, the two can go head-to-head. Read More

FIFA goal kick

08 July 2010

JOHANNESBURG – FIFA will look at changing football’s rules after a goal-line handball by Uruguay striker Luis Suarez denied Ghana a place in the World Cup semi-finals. Read More


Bolt back with a bang

08 July 2010

LAUSANNE – Usain Bolt marked his return from a 42-day injury layoff by equalling the year’s fastest time over 100 metres at the IAAF Diamond League meet. Read More


Spain, Netherlands prepare for WCup final showdown

08 July 2010

While Spain and the Netherlands prepare for their World Cup final showdown, Germany ponders the end of its unlikely dream and FIFA looks again at still-questionable security arrangements. Read More


German team will be back for more, but will Loew?

08 July 2010

Germany's young players will be older, more experienced and quite possibly better by the time of the next World Cup. Whether coach Joachim Loew will be there to guide them is uncertain. Read More


Del Bosque: Spain won't make big changes for final

08 July 2010

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque won't be doing much tinkering with the European champion's starting lineup for Sunday's World Cup final against the Netherlands. Read More


Brazil President Silva helps launch 2014 WCup logo

08 July 2010

Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says his country must learn from South Africa in order to host its own successful World Cup in four years. Read More


After triple in Italy, Sneijder goes for World Cup

08 July 2010

Nowadays, success comes at such a staggering pace for Wesley Sneijder that he can't even find a spot in his agenda to enjoy it. Read More

England's Howard Webb to referee final.

08 July 2010

Howard Webb of England will referee the World Cup final. Read More


ROAR's third season opens on Sunday.

08 July 2010

WHEN THE Frutee-sponsored third season of the Radio Operated Auto Racers (ROAR) roars off at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Garfield Sobers Raceway at the Wildey Gymnasium, a day of thrills and spills will be expected. Read More


Regatta to hug south coast

08 July 2010

BARBADIANS and visitors can treat themselves to a front row seat for the colour and action of the 27th Harris Paints Regatta when the competition is staged off the boardwalk along the south coast on Sunday. Read More



07 July 2010

LeBron James, who is being courted by several NBA teams, taking part in workout games with high school basketball players at his skills academy in Akron, Ohio. ESPN reported yesterday that the two-time league MVP will announce his NBA plans during a one-hour special... Read More

Italian takes Stage 4 of Tour

07 July 2010

TWO GOOD: Alessandro Petacchi of Italy flashing two fingers after winning the fourth stage of the Tour de France yesterday – his second sprint victory in this year’s event. (AP Picture) Read More


Spain's fans cheer

07 July 2010

People blasted their car horns across Spain and set off firecrackers to celebrate the national football team’s 1-0 semifinal win yesterday over Germany that saw them through to their first ever World Cup final. Read More


Spain beats Germany 1-0 in World Cup semifinal

07 July 2010

Carles Puyol powered in a header in the 73rd minute to send Spain to its first World Cup final with a 1-0 win over Germany. Read More


Dutch ready to play smart game

07 July 2010

After losing in their two previous trips to the World Cup final, the Netherlands is determined not to let its flashy play get ahead of going home with the big prize. Read More


South Africa's world champion Springboks.

07 July 2010

South Africa's world champion Springboks will play New Zealand in a rugby match at Soccer City, the venue for the World Cup final. Read More


Dutch touch

07 July 2010

The Netherlands turned on the style in the second half to reach their third World Cup final – and first in 32 years – with a 3-2 victory over Uruguay yesterday. Read More


Spaniards: It's all to do with commitment

07 July 2010

DURBAN – Spain captain Iker Casillas believes that his squad’s teamwork and commitment to attractive football are the reasons why they have made it to the World Cup semi-finals, while teams led by superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have not. Read More


Bajan men in tennis semi-finals

07 July 2010

BARBADOS qualified for the semi-finals of the men’s team championship on a day of mixed fortunes when the 52nd Caribbean Table Tennis Championships opened in San German, Puerto Rico on Monday. Read More


BCL do it for second time

07 July 2010

THE Barbados Cricket League (BCL) completed their second successive victory in the 24th annual Sir Garfield Sobers Schools’ International Cricket Tournament yesterday. Read More


Instead of an announcement via the Throne Speech, should Barbadians decide via referendum whether the country becomes a republic?