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Sep 5, 2014

Swimming-Sprint king Adrian unafraid of Phelps

SINGAPORE, Sept 5 (Reuters) – As the reigning Olympic champion in the 100 metres freestyle, Nathan Adrian knows what it is like to hunt and be hunted in the water.

Two years ago, at the London Olympics, the American was chasing Australia’s world champion James Magnussen for the gold medal in swimming’s blue-riband event.

Jul 9, 2014

Argentina, Netherlands set for battle, Brazil wonders what happened

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Argentina and the Netherlands were getting ready to play on Wednesday for the right to join Germany in the World Cup final as the inquisition into Brazil’s humiliating exit gathered pace.

The hopes of a South America winner now rest on the shoulders of Argentina captain Lionel Messi who will lead his team against the Dutch in the second semi-final in Sao Paulo, kicking off at 2100 BST.

Jul 9, 2014

Soccer-Argentina, Netherlands set for battle, Brazil wonders what happened

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 9 (Reuters) – Argentina and the Netherlands were getting ready to play on Wednesday for the right to join Germany in the World Cup final as the inquisition into Brazil’s humiliating exit gathered pace.

The hopes of a South America winner now rest on the shoulders of Argentina captain Lionel Messi who will lead his team against the Dutch in the second semi-final in Sao Paulo, kicking off at 2000 GMT.

Jul 9, 2014

Ruthless Germany leave Brazil heart-broken

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The nation whose attacking soccer has thrilled the world for generations was left heart-broken on Tuesday after Brazil’s humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semi-finals.

Brazil has hosted one of the most memorable World Cups ever but the country’s dream of winning on home soil was not the only thing shattered by a ruthless Germany in an extraordinary match in Belo Horizonte.

Jul 9, 2014

Sublime Germany stun the world with rout of Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The nation whose attacking soccer has thrilled the world for generations was left heart-broken on Tuesday after Brazil’s humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semi-finals.

Brazil has hosted one of the most memorable World Cups ever but the country’s dream of winning on home soil was not the only thing shattered by a ruthless Germany in an extraordinary match in Belo Horizonte.

Jul 9, 2014

Soccer-Ruthless Germany leave Brazil heart-broken

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 8 (Reuters) – The nation whose attacking soccer has thrilled the world for generations was left heart-broken on Tuesday after Brazil’s humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semi-finals.

Brazil has hosted one of the most memorable World Cups ever but the country’s dream of winning on home soil was not the only thing shattered by a ruthless Germany in an extraordinary match in Belo Horizonte.

Jul 8, 2014

Ruthless Germany leave Brazil in state of shock

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s dream of winning the World Cup on home soil was shattered on Tuesday when they suffered a humiliating 7-1 loss to ruthless Germany in an extraordinary semi-final in Belo Horizonte.

The carnival atmosphere that had swept over the samba nation during the tournament gave way to a state of shock and disbelief as Brazil suffered their heaviest ever defeat.

Jul 8, 2014

Soccer-Ruthless Germany leave Brazil in state of shock

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 8 (Reuters) – Brazil’s dream of winning the World Cup on home soil was shattered on Tuesday when they suffered a humiliating 7-1 loss to ruthless Germany in an extraordinary semi-final in Belo Horizonte.

The carnival atmosphere that had swept over the samba nation during the tournament gave way to a state of shock and disbelief as Brazil suffered their heaviest ever defeat.

Jul 8, 2014

World Cup party underway as semi-finals loom

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – From the Brandenburg Gate to the beach at Copacabana, the World Cup party was in full swing ahead of Tuesday’s semi-final between soccer giants Brazil and Germany.

Millions of people around the globe were getting ready to tune in and watch two of the game’s greatest powers clash at Belo Horizonte for a place in Sunday’s final.

Jul 8, 2014

Soccer-World Cup party underway as semi-finals loom

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 8 (Reuters) – From the Brandenburg Gate to the beach at Copacabana, the World Cup party was in full swing ahead of Tuesday’s semi-final between soccer giants Brazil and Germany.

Millions of people around the globe were getting ready to tune in and watch two of the game’s greatest powers clash at Belo Horizonte for a place in Sunday’s final.

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