November 12, 2019

World Cup sets US live streaming record

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By Shannon Bond in New York From Financial Times Frustrated fans in Texas watch the US miss an opportunity against Belgium during extra time. Football’s appeal has grown in the US, particularly among younger, more digital fans The World Cup has become the most streamed live sporting event in the US, as Americans tune in […]

Memorial for a murdered World Cup star, 20 years later

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By Alex Magdaleno From Mashable The Colombian defender Andres Escobar was killed outside a nightclub in Medellin, Colombia, on July 2, 1994, days after he scored an own goal in the 1994 World Cup against the USA, the host country of the tournament. Twenty years later, Colombian fans and streetfootballworld, a non-profit urban culture program […]

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GAA alive and kicking in the Caribbean [Cayman to be exact] From bula.ie Over 100 men and women took part in a Gaelic Football tournament in the Cayman Islands at the weekend [21/22] Sports reporter Jerome Quinn visited in the Cayman Islands last weekend to see for himself how GAA has never been bigger on […]

What the World Cup looked like 70 years ago

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By Brian Koerber From Mashable Italian goalkeeper Carlo Ceresoli helping an England player who had been knocked down during the International match between England and World Cup Champions Italy at Arsenal Football ground, Highbury, London, on Nov. 14, 1934. Did you know American football may be partly responsible for the success of the FIFA World […]

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Briton fatally stabbed in Barbados From Belfast Telegraph A British man has been stabbed to death on the Caribbean island of Barbados, it was reported today (16). The victim, who has not been named, was stabbed in the chest early yesterday morning, according to the newspaper Barbados Today. He was said to have been involved […]

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World Cup ads have already been shared more than Super Bowl ads By Todd Wasserman From Mashable World Cup 1, Super Bowl 0. Before the first kickoff, ads related to the World Cup have already been shared more than this year’s crop of Super Bowl commercials, according to marketing-technology company Unruly. The top-20 World Cup […]

World Cup host city that’s in the middle of the jungle

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Photos of the World Cup host city that’s in the middle of the jungle By Tony Manfred From Business Insider Shaun Botterill/Getty Images A lot of people didn’t think World Cup games should be held in Manaus. The Amazonian city is 1,700 miles from Sao Paulo and surrounded by 2.1 million square miles of rain […]

Protests ignite in Brazil as World Cup nears

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By Colin Daileda From Mashable Cities across Brazil were wracked by protests again on Friday as citizens try to bring attention to the injustices they feel surround World Cup construction. At least 18 cities have experienced waves of strikes and crime over the past week as riots continue ahead of the World Cup, which is […]

Pirates Week Beach Soccer Open Cup

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The Pirates Week Office in conjunction with the Cayman Islands Football Association presents the first ever official beach soccer event. The event, entitled, “Pirates Week Beach Soccer Open Cup” will take place Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1 on the Seven Mile Public Beach as part of the Pirates Week’s fundraising activities in the […]

Amazing facts about the Caribbean legend Brian Lara who turned 45

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From India TV New Delhi: One of the most respected and the former West Indian cricketer Brain Lara who is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen of his era turned 45 on Friday, May 2nd. The man with a famous backlift inspired terror and marvel among opposition with recurring frequency throughout the nineties, […]