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World Cup 2014: Ecuador Defeats Honduras, 2-1

New York Times - 20 Jun 2014
Honduras picked up from where they left off following a loss to France, committing a bevy of fouls early in an attempt to slow the skilled Ecuadorian forwards. For a side that needs to rely on its defensive efforts to win, the proliferation of fouls ...
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Ecuador seeks second McKell Cup success

Wide World of Sports - 23 May 2018
Adrian Bott believes Ecuador is on track to replicate his Listed McKell Cup-winning exploits at Randwick. Among the mass defections for the Group One Doomben Cup last Saturday, the eight-year-old gelding has the fourth run of this preparation at ...
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UBS Predicts 2018 World Cup Winner After 10000 Simulations

Fortune - 17 May 2018
It's a familiar game for UBS and other banks, many of which run competing models to predict the quadrennial World Cup. While the simulations might sound impressive, they're not always accurate: In 2014 UBS said hosts Brazil would prevail, only to see ...
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Is This the World's Most Diverse National Park?

New York Times - 22 May 2018
Bolivia is not headed for a World Cup-style confrontation with other protected areas, like Manu National Park in Peru, which has been considered the most diverse up to now, or Yasuni National Park in Ecuador, which is still ahead of Madidi in ...
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World Cup; Time Running Out for Messi to Lift the Big One - 22 May 2018
This will be the fourth time Messi has been on the biggest stage but his record of five goals in 15 games does not measure up to his prolific record of almost a goal a game at Barcelona. He has played in one World Cup final and three Copa America ...
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Colombia's 2014 World Cup

Colombia Reports - 22 May 2018
Colombia qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup after finishing second to Argentina in the CONMEBOL South American section of qualifying, ahead of Chile, Ecuador and Uruguay. Brazil, as hosts, qualified automatically for the competition. After finishing ...
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The missing XI: Would this team win the World Cup?

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - 20 May 2018
THE absence of a number of traditional big hitters means many of the world's best players will be missing at Russia 2018. While the Socceroos left it late to qualify for the World Cup, some dominant football powers failed to make it at all. For the ...
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A Starting XI Who Didn't Qualify For The World Cup

SPORTbible - 22 May 2018
Anticipation is building ahead of the World Cup with nations unveiling their squad, but spare a thought for the sides who have failed to qualify. We're talking Italy, the Netherlands, Chile, U.S.A, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, to name but a few.
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Inter striker Icardi left out of Argentina World Cup squad

Gulf Times - 22 May 2018
Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, the joint-leading scorer in Italy this season, was a notable omission from Argentina's 23-man World Cup squad named by coach Jorge Sampaoli on Monday. Icardi scored his 29th Serie A goal of the season on Sunday as ...
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Africa: Oh Dear! England Finally Accepts Its Place in W. Cup! - 22 May 2018
Laughing out loudly. What has happened to England, or should I say the English? Precisely, the English Press. Normally, in the run-up to the Fifa World Cup, the media in England goes helplessly breathless about how the impressive Three Lions will maul, ...
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Recovering Neymar confirmed in Brazil's World Cup squad

ABS-CBN Sports - 15 May 2018
SAO PAULO (AP) — A recovering Neymar was confirmed and injured leader Dani Alves was replaced by Danilo and Fagner in a Brazil World Cup squad of few surprises on Monday. The only surprises were among the likely reserves for the tournament in Russia ...
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Why LeBron James was the blueprint for Tite's Brazil success - SBS

The World Game - 15 May 2018
Former Corinthians boss Tite recalled Marcelo for his first match in charge away at Ecuador in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier, while Silva – the captain during the Selecao's ill-fated 2014 World Cup campaign – returned to the fold at a later date. In ...

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