Thursday, July 24, 2014

Commonwealth Games Begins

The cauldron of the XX Commonwealth Games had been officially lit at the Celtic Park officiated by Queen Elizabeth II in front of a 40,000 capacity crowd. There will be 17 sports featured across 11 days of competitions. 71 Commonwealth countries will be taking part and is the biggest sporting event that Scotland had ever hosted.

The Malaysian contingent flew the Jalur Gemilang carried by Fatehah Mustapa, half (mast) post in respect of the recent MH17 tragedy that claimed 298 innocent lives. The official attire for MAS crew were also projected as a mark of support for them who lost their colleague in the crash.

The Star Online
XX Commonwealth Games Site





Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Germany FIFA2014 World Cup Champion





Germany retain the coveted FIFA World Cup after beating Argentina at Estadio Do Maracana Stadium, Rio de Jeneiro 1-0. The winning goal came from Mario Gotze 7 minutes before the final whistle of the 120 minutes duration of play. Both teams were unable to net the ball during the actual 90 minutes of play.

Germany won the trohpy for the third time (1974, 1990, 2014)  and what will happen to the trophy that replaced the Jules Rimet. Brazil has the honour of keeping the cup after winning it three times (1958,1962.1970)

FIFA 2014 WORLD CHAMPION
GERMANY



RUNNERS-UP
ARGENTINA

THIRD
NETHERLANDS

GOLDEN GLOVES
MANUEL NAUER - Germany

GOLDEN BOOTS
LIONEL MESSI - Argentina

HYUNDAI YOUNG PLAYER AWARD
PAUL POGBA - France

TOP SCORER
JAMES RODRIGUEZ - COLOMBIA

FAIR PLAY
COLOMBIA

MEMORIES


Brazuca is the official ball for all matches. What is Bracuza?




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