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Improbable Late Penalty Sends Greece to Round of 16

New York Times - 23 Jun 2014
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JUNE 24, 2014. Inside. Photo ... FORTALEZA, Brazil — Georgios Samaras scored on an added-time penalty kick to put Greece into the second round of the World Cup with a 2-1 win over Ivory Coast on Tuesday. Samaras, who ...
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World Cup Final US Ratings Fall From 2014

Variety - 17 Jul 2018
The final matchup of the 2018 World Cup failed to deliver the same kind of numbers seen by 2014's final. According to Nielsen data, the game between Croatia and France drew 11.3 million viewers on Fox and another 500,000 on Fox Sports for a total of 11 ...
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100 Women: 'I was a World Cup honey shot'

BBC News - 14 Jul 2018
The issue has come under scrutiny during this World Cup and Fifa has said broadcasters have got to stop zooming in on "hot women". It happened to Natalia Betancourt at the 2014 World Cup game between Colombia and Brazil. Those few seconds on ...
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Brazil's 2014 World Cup legacy left little to celebrate

Global Village space (blog) - 19 Jul 2018
AFP |. When Brazil hosted the World Cup in 2014 the country dreamt of glory, but the beloved national team was thrashed and the tournament left a legacy of unfinished works, huge debts and missing funds. Brazil were hoping to add a sixth trophy to ...
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World Cup Hampers 2018-19 Premier League Preseason Plans

Forbes - 20 Jul 2018
The World Cup finished later than usual, with the final between Croatia and France on July 15, the latest date for a World Cup final since USA 1994, when it took place on July 17. In both 2010 and 2014, there were five weeks between the end of the ...
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Kate Richardson-Walsh's guide to the Hockey World Cup teams

The Times - 20 Jul 2018
Will want to put the last World Cup finish (11th in 2014), to bed at home. A young side rebuilding under the stewardship of the coach Danny Kerry and the captain Alex Danson. They have a solid defensive base from which to spring attacks and the ability ...
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Qatar tournament could tarnish the World Cup's image

Independent Online - 20 Jul 2018
The recently-concluded World Cup is going to be a tough act to follow for the tiny Gulf-nation - 2018 is already being hailed as the best World Cup ever. In all, 169 goals were scored - two less that Brazil 2014 and 24 more than South Africa 2010 - in ...
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France Downs Croatia to Win Second World Cup

The Epoch Times - 15 Jul 2018
This iteration of France began picking up steam by reaching the quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Les Bleus felt Euro 2016 was theirs for the taking after beating world champion Germany in the semifinal. The loss to Portugal stung, but it ...
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2018 World Cup TV Ratings Are Down 44% From 2014

Bloomberg - 21 Jun 2018
The U.S. team, historically the strongest draw for domestic viewers, failed to qualify for the 2018 tournament. Time zones also mean games start as early as 6 a.m. on the East Coast, earlier than the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Both networks are ...
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World Cup tweets were viewed 115 billion times

Engadget - 18 Jul 2018
Twitter had high hopes that the World Cup would be a big hit on its platform. The previous games in 2014 happened before the platform released video features, but this time around, it secured a deal with the event's US rights holder Fox Sports, as well ...
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State of soccer in US ahead of 2026 World Cup

KRDO - 20 Jul 2018
Many fans feared that the USMNT's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup would minimize the sport's foothold in the U.S. Yet while heading into this year's World Cup final, Fox's television viewership was down more than 30 percent from 2014, the ...
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What the World Cup Ratings Revealed About American Soccer Fans

Bloomberg - 19 Jul 2018
The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia served as an intriguing test of soccer interest in the United States. Without a U.S. team to cheer for, would viewers stay away? Would they gravitate to the Mexican team? How would Fox and Telemundo, two newcomers to ...
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Hockeyroos confident of World Cup success

The Sydney Morning Herald - 20 Jul 2018
The Hockeyroos finished as runners-up in the 2014 World Cup but have undergone serious changes since then, with only six players remaining from that team. However, Gaudoin is confident his young team, who play Belgium and New Zealand in their other ...
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Nike Says Its World Cup Bet Is Starting to Pay Off

Bloomberg - 20 Jul 2018
Another part of Nike's strategy is signing top athletes to shoe deals with the potential to shine on the biggest stages. While 44 percent of players wore Nike footwear at the 2010 World Cup in Germany, that jumped to 53 percent in Brazil 2014 and to 65 ...

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