FIFA probe Suarez bite furore, lengthy ban seen

BRAZIL: Troubled Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez looks almost certain to miss the rest of the World Cup after FIFA opened disciplinary proceedings against him following an evening of accusations he bit an Italian defender. A furious Giorgio Chiellini said he had been bitten by Suarez during the South Americans’ 1-0 Group D victory at the World Cup on Tuesday, and Reuters…

Eight Memorable World Cup Scandals and Shocks

Luis Suarez of Uruguay is being investigated by FIFA for allegedly biting an Italian opponent during a World Cup 2014 game on Tuesday. Here are some other mad moments when players lost their heads and referees lost the plot.   Rio de Janeiro: Brazil’s World Cup has had great goals, great games and a great atmosphere. Yet it was missing the…

World Cup 2014: Brazil join the party but how long will they stay?

One of the few missing ingredients at this most enthralling of World Cups had been a Brazil side in full flow; on Monday, the host nation finally delivered. But for all the mesmerising, Neymar-inspired attacking brilliance on display in beating Cameroon 4-1, question marks remain over their hopes of lifting a title they view as a birthright. This is a…

Netherlands vs. Chile: World Cup Group B Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

Netherlands defeated Chile 2-0 in Sao Paulo on Monday to make it three wins from as many games and secure top spot in World Cup Group B. The Netherlands went into the game knowing a point would be enough to secure top spot, and they defended accordingly. But they also possessed an attacking threat. Substitutes Leroy Fer and Memphis Depay…

Wimbledon 2014: live

Follow all the latest news, scores and updates from The Championships, Wimbledon, on Monday June 23, 2014, with Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Li Na, Tomas Berdych and James Ward all in action on day one  

World Cup 2014: Ecuador Defeats Honduras, 2-1

With a 2-1 victory over Honduras, Ecuador is still in the chase for a slot in the Round of 16, on the strength of two goals from forward Enner Valencia. 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…

Switzerland vs France, World Cup 2014: match report

Result and match report for the World Cup 2014 Group E game between Switzerland and France at Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador on Friday, June 20, 2014 So here is the good news for England – and it has been delivered by the French. Exactly four years to the day since a players’ strike in South Africa heaped shame on France and turned the one-time World…

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