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Cricket line-up turns violent

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Police officers beat angry cricket fans who were unhappy with the shortage of tickets and tried breaking police barricades set up to control fans who wanted to buy tickets for the India and England Group B cricket World Cup match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore February 24, 2011.    Your View/Abhishek N.Chinnappa

The cricket World Cup being played in the sub-continent has provided some dramatic matches but also its share of incidents. Your View contributor Abhishek N.Chinnappa was on the scene to capture this dramatic moment when fans lining up to buy tickets for a match were hit by police.

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The difference between winning and losing

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Netherlands fans react as they watch the 2010 World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain on a large screen TV on the streets of the Netherlands July 11, 2010. Your View/Niels de Vries

Spanish supporters flood the streets of Toronto on July 11, 2010, shutting down traffic as they celebrate Spain's win over the Netherlands in the World Cup final. Your View/Susan Kordalewski

Last Sunday’s World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain galvanized fans on either side. Your View contributors Niels de Vries (top) and Susan Kordalewski captured their very different emotions at the outcome.

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Feeling the disappointment of a nation

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A boy sits on the curb in Presidente Dutra disappointed after the Brazilian national soccer team lost against the Netherlands at the World Cup, in South Africa July 2, 2010.  Your View/Sergio Jr.

Brazil went into the World Cup carrying the expectations of a nation but failed to bring home the trophy after their defeat to the Netherlands. Your View contributor Sergio captures accurately the devastation of one of the team’s fans in this photo.

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Dirty side of the World Cup

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The Beamish Bombers from England concede a goal during their game against FC Lerssi from Finland in the Swamp Soccer World Championships at Strachur, Argyllshire, Scotland June 2010. Your View/Steven Scott Taylor

As the world’s attention is focused on the World Cup in South Africa, Your View contributor Steven Scott Taylor shows us the muddy side of soccer in Scotland.

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