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Omonoia: Feisty team blends sports and left politics

On the island country of Cyprus, sports teams have come to be associated with certain segments of the population. In soccer, the main team associated with the working people is Omonoia Nicosia.

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Women's World Cup: bright spot for Japan, women's sports

After a deadly earthquake, devastating tsunami and nuclear power plant disaster, the Japanese people got some good news July 17, when their women's soccer team won the 2011 FIFA World Cup Final.

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Bicyclist Contador crowned “King of Tour”

To win at any point in the Tour de France, it is said you must have "fire in your belly!" I certainly agree!

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World Cup fans cheer “Thank you Africa!”

SOWETO, South Africa -- South Africa will never be the same. That sums up the end of this World Cup 2010 Event.

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World Cup: a celebration of life

PRETORIA, South Africa -- Make no mistake about it in hosting the 2010 World Cup the Black government of South Africa performed wonderfully.

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Spain: new rulers of soccer world

History has been made as Spain won its first World Cup in "Soccer City" Johannesburg defeating Netherlands 1-0.

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2010 World Cup: The last game

A final reflection on the 2010 World Cup from South Africa.

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Tour de France thrills!

Since I was young, I have loved cycling, especially the Tour de France, race for the 'Maillot Jaune' (yellow jersey), the golden fleece of cycling.

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World Cup’s grand finale

The stage has been set. This Sunday will make history.

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Spain beats way to finals

SOWETO, South Africa — Germany fought a tough battle bogged down by a smooth, tactical and consistent Spain tonight.

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