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Brownlee Brothers to Attend Opening of Round-the-World Sailing Race

Carmen Hidalgo/Volvo Ocean Race

Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee will be welcomed on board the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing boat on Saturday as part of the opening events of the Volvo Ocean Race. An in-port race in Alicante at the weekend will kickstart the nine month sailing race, which is the longest sporting event in the world. The in-port races provide points which count in the event ...

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FIFA World Cup 2014: Spain 23 Man Squad


Spain coach, Vicente Del Bosque, has selected his 23 man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The Spanish side, which lifted the tournament in 2010, has a similar looking squad in 2014, with stars like Cesc Fabregas, Andrew Iniesta and David Silva heading up an exciting midfield. (click here for the 2010 squad) There is a place ...

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2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil: Group Stage Fixtures


There’s excitement building around the world, as the global game prepares for its major event: the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil kick’s off on Thursday 12th June 2014, when the hosts, Brazil, will be taking on Croatia in this year’s Group A curtain raiser. The 2014 Group stages include several eye-catching fixtures, including big European bouts Spain v Holland ...

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Jenson Button Retires from Fuerteventura Triathlon After Early Lead

Camilla Pedersen fights back to win the Challenge Fuerteventura after a serious crash last year

Formula 1 driver Jenson Button was forced to retire from a major triathlon competition in Fuerteventura at the weekend, after a promising start against world beating elite athletes. The world champion left the water alongside professional triathletes and competed well in the 90km cycling course before retiring from the run section with a leg issue. Thousands of extra fans turned ...

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Brazil, Italy and Spain Win First Stages of 2013 Confederation Cup

Iker Casillas of Spain fails to stop Luis Suarez of Uruguay from scoring during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Spain and Uruguay at the Arena Pernambuco on June 16, 2013 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images for Sony)

The opening stages of the Confederation Cup in Brazil saw Italy, Spain and Brazil emerge victorious. Results Group A: Brazil 3-0 Japan (Neymar 3′, Paulinho 48′, Jo 90’+3) Group A: Mexico 1-2 Italy (Hernandez 34, Pirlo 27’, Balotelli 78’) Group B: Spain 2-1 Uruguay (Pedro 20’, Soldado 32; Suarez ‘88’) Fixtures The next fixture is between Tahiti and Nigeria. Group ...

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Mariusz Waras on Painting Graffiti for F1 with Kimi Räikkönen


Mariusz Waras, known as M-City, recently had the privilege of applying his unique style of graffiti art to the new Lotus™ F1™ Team car. Kimi Räikkönen was on hand to help with the spray painting at the party held at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona on 8th May 2013. The Burn Yard party series celebrates burn energy drink’s sponsorship of ...

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Istanbul, Tokyo & Madrid Submit Plans in Race to Host 2020 Olympic Games

The candidature files for the 2020 Olympics from Turkey, Japan & Spain

Istanbul, Tokyo & Madrid have submitted detailed plans to the International Olympic Committee as part of the bidding race to host the 2020 Olympic Games. On-site inspections are the next step in the process for determining the venue for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad. After receiving the candidature files in Switzerland, IOC President Jacques Rogge said: “The submission of ...

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Japan Could Lead the Way to Economic Recovery – Clem Chambers

Bank of Japan

The world needs to find the ‘Global Economic Reset’ button and Japan could be first to find it, argues Clem Chambers – CEO of leading investment site ADVFN.com and author of Amazon best-selling investment guides  ‘101 Ways to Pick Stock Market Winners’ and ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Value Investing’. Japan may be on the edge of a massive change. The ...

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“The ‘GIIPS’ should leave the euro” – Clem Chambers


The ‘GIIPS’ should leave the euro, writes Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN.com and author of the Amazon best-selling investment guide, ‘101 Ways to Pick Stock Market Winners’. It’s the pensions of the top brass – or rather fear of losing them – now holding the Eurozone together.   In all logic, Greece should leave the Euro.  So should Spain. The ...

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“Falling Euro Means Serious Reflation and Devaluation Ahead” – Clem Chambers


A falling euro means serious reflation and devaluation is already on the cards – a real, economic ‘bazooka’ – writes Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN.com and author of financial titles including ” A Beginner’s Guide to Value Investing”. Reflation will reset the single currency to levels where Europe is again competitive. Spain is in meltdown mode. Yield on ten year ...

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