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Raith win sends Inverness up

Posted Thursday, April 22, 2010 by PA

Raith moved a long way towards safety after a 1-0 win over Dundee, which hands Inverness Caledonian Thistle the First Division title.Second-placed Dundee needed a win to have any hopes of overhauling Caley, but with just two games remaining and nine points behind, it will be Terry Butcher's side who play in the SPL next term.It was a drab first half at Stark's Park with an Iain Williamson's way...Full Story »

Baird keeps Airdrie dream alive

Posted Thursday, April 22, 2010 by PA

A hat-trick from John Baird helped Airdrie keep their slim survival hopes alive with a 4-1 win over Ayr, whose own relegation fears are deepened on the back of a disappointing home defeat.Airdrie knew that had to win and started strongly with Baird going close to opening the scoring when he was denied by a fine Craig Samson save.Ayr also looked dangerous going forward with William Easton and Ke...Full Story »

Trial starts for 14 Serbians in fatal fan attack

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP)—The trial has started for 14 hooligans charged with fatally beating a French soccer fan before a Europa League match last September. Proceedings opened Wednesday at Belgrade’s Higher Court. The group are charged with first-degree murder after 28-year-old Brice Taton was attacked in a downtown cafe in the Serbian capital before Partizan Belgrade’s match...Full Story »

Iraq regain confidence ahead of Asian Cup draw

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP)—Iraq’s poor form on the pitch has only been matched by its epic troubles off the field in the four years since its stunning wins over Australia, South Korea and Saudi Arabia earned an unlikely Asian Cup title for the war-torn country. Iraq endured a five-month ban from international football over allegations of political interference in the running o...Full Story »

Mourinho’s Inter punching their weight with Europe’s best

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

MILAN, April 22 (Reuters) - Inter Milan’s transformation from Champions League also-rans to serious title contenders can be traced back to the day coach Jose Mourinho sauntered into town less than two years ago. The road has been a bumpy one but Tuesday’s vibrant 3-1 win over holders Barcelona in their semi-final, first leg left home fans in dreamland having witnessed one of the gre...Full Story »

SAfrican rugby backs football team at WCup

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

JOHANNESBURG (AP)—South Africa’s rugby union has urged the national football team to “make the country proud” at the World Cup, saying the world champion Springboks will be in the crowd to support the hosts. The South African Rugby Union held a dinner for the South African Football Association on Tuesday, the eve of the 50-day countdown to the tournament. SARU preside...Full Story »

Veron leaves it late as Estudiantes beat Alianza 1-0

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

BUENOS AIRES, April 20 (Reuters) - Estudiantes captain Juan Sebastian Veron grabbed a dramatic winner in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give the holders a 1-0 home win over Alianza Lima on Tuesday, putting them into the Libertadores Cup knockout phase. Veron netted the rebound after Alianza goalkeeper George Forsyth saved his penalty to put the Argentine side top of Group Three with 13 po...Full Story »

Bundesliga remains top for shirt sponsorship

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

MILAN, April 21 (Reuters) - Germany’s Bundesliga has widened the gap over the English Premier League as Europe’s top division for shirt sponsorship revenue despite the economic downturn, a report said on Wednesday. The report by sports consulting group StageUp, released exclusively to Reuters outside Italy, showed that total shirt sponsorship revenue across the five biggest European...Full Story »

Inter beat Barack Obama to Mars

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by theguardian.com

Italian press hail Inter after 3-1 win over Barcelona'Barack Obama promised Mars within 30 years. He'll be late' "We are the martians," declares the front page of this morning's Gazzetta dello Sport, a headline that makes rather more sense when you know they had previously described Barcelona's Lionel Messi in such terms. In the eyes of the Italian press Inter's 3-1 win over Barcelona in the ...Full Story »

A view of Cape Town

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by Daylife.com

Cars pass by Cape Town's trendy Long Street, April 20, 2010. The city is one of nine South African cities hosting the 2010 Fifa Soccer World Cup kicking off on June 11. Picture taken using slow shutter speed. A man watches vehicles in Cape Town's trendy Long Street, April 20, 2010. The city is one of nine South African cities hosting the 2010 Fifa Soccer World Cup kicking off on June 11...Full Story »

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