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Jul 16, 2014

Royal Mail given notice of French competition investigation

LONDON, July 16 (Reuters) – Britain’s Royal Mail has
received notice from French competition authorities over a
possible breach of antitrust law by one of its subsidiaries,
which could result in a fine for the recently privatised group.

Royal Mail said on Wednesday that it had received a notice
regarding an issue with the French arm of its GLS business, one
of Europe’s largest ground-based parcel delivery services.

Jul 6, 2014

Substitute Krul the saviour as Dutch reach semis

SALVADOR Brazil (Reuters) – Netherlands keeper Tim Krul made a dramatic entrance off the bench to save two penalties in a 4-3 shootout win over Costa Rica on Saturday, following a 0-0 draw after extra time, to send the Dutch into a World Cup semi-final with Argentina.

Surprise package Costa Rica, with man-of-the-match Keylor Navas in goal, held out for 120 minutes against a dominant Netherlands team who hit the woodwork three times – twice late in normal time and again in the frenetic extra time period.

Jul 6, 2014

Soccer-Substitute Krul the saviour as Dutch reach semis

SALVADOR, Brazil, July 5 (Reuters) – Netherlands keeper Tim Krul made a dramatic entrance off the bench to save two penalties in a 4-3 shootout win over Costa Rica on Saturday, following a 0-0 draw after extra time, to send the Dutch into a World Cup semi-final with Argentina.

Surprise package Costa Rica, with man-of-the-match Keylor Navas in goal, held out for 120 minutes against a dominant Netherlands team who hit the woodwork three times – twice late in normal time and again in the frenetic extra time period.

Jul 5, 2014

Krul shootout saves send Dutch into semis

SALVADOR Brazil (Reuters) – The Netherlands advanced to a World Cup semi-final with Argentina by beating Costa Rica 4-3 in a shootout on Saturday with substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul saving two of the penalties after the match finished 0-0 following extra time.

Costa Rica, with the excellent Keylor Navas in goal, had held out for 120 minutes against a dominant Dutch team who hit the woodwork three times – twice late in normal time and again in the frenetic extra time period.

Jul 5, 2014

Soccer-Krul shootout saves send Dutch into semis

SALVADOR, Brazil, July 5 (Reuters) – The Netherlands advanced to a World Cup semi-final with Argentina by beating Costa Rica 4-3 in a shootout on Saturday with substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul saving two of the penalties after the match finished 0-0 following extra time.

Costa Rica, with the excellent Keylor Navas in goal, had held out for 120 minutes against a dominant Dutch team who hit the woodwork three times – twice late in normal time and again in the frenetic extra time period.

Jul 4, 2014

Watch out for Robben’s dives, says Costa Rica coach

SALVADOR Brazil (Reuters) – Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto urged referee Ravshan Irmatov to keep a close eye on Dutchman Arjen Robben in Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against the Netherlands.

“We are really worried about Robben’s diving,” Pinto told reporters on Friday.

Jul 4, 2014

Soccer-Watch out for Robben’s dives, says Costa Rica coach

SALVADOR, Brazil, July 4 (Reuters) – Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto urged referee Ravshan Irmatov to keep a close eye on Dutchman Arjen Robben in Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against the Netherlands.

“We are really worried about Robben’s diving,” Pinto told reporters on Friday.

Jul 3, 2014

Costa Rica’s Campbell takes his chance to shine

SALVADOR Brazil (Reuters) – Skilful, quick, strong, a creator and a goalscorer, Joel Campbell’s all action displays for Costa Rica have ensured he’s led the line of lesser lights to have shone alongside the World Cup’s leading players in Brazil.

The 22-year-old’s tireless and fearless performances in a lone striker role have epitomized surprise package Costa Rica’s gutsy run that has seen them already beat Uruguay and Italy on the way to a first World Cup quarter-final.

Jul 3, 2014

Soccer-Costa Rica’s Campbell takes his chance to shine

SALVADOR, Brazil, July 3 (Reuters) – Skilful, quick, strong, a creator and a goalscorer, Joel Campbell’s all action displays for Costa Rica have ensured he’s led the line of lesser lights to have shone alongside the World Cup’s leading players in Brazil.

The 22-year-old’s tireless and fearless performances in a lone striker role have epitomised surprise package Costa Rica’s gutsy run that has seen them already beat Uruguay and Italy on the way to a first World Cup quarter-final.

Jul 2, 2014

Colombian kid Rodriguez the main man in Brazil

SALVADOR Brazil (Reuters) – Racing towards the camera after scoring direct from a corner at Colombia’s top youth tournament in 2004, excited scouts could see James Rodriguez was a kid at ease in the limelight.

A good job too, as a decade on at the World Cup the attacking midfielder’s stunning strikes and terrific displays have made him among the hottest footballing properties on the planet.

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      "I'm a company news reporter covering the retail and leisure sectors. Based in London I write on everything from the big retailers to fashion chains, hotels, drinks firms, pubs and coffee shops. I've previously covered the outsourcing sector and before that worked on Reuters sport for three years. You can follow me on Twitter @ReutersMaidment"
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