It was not a night for the creative talents, with Ribéry, France's star turn, stifled by the close attentions of his markers. He was booked for a shirt tug after losing the ball in a dangerous area, having gambled on trying to make something happen while Patrice Evra, the France captain, received a caution for a similar offence. Domenech appeared unhappy with the officials. He needed to look closer to home to explain his frustrations. … [Read more...] about World Cup 2010: Ten-man Uruguay and France begin with stalemate
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While Spain have problems of their own as the Iberian nations prepare to meet in their opening match at th e 2018 World Cup, the fallout from the Sporting soap opera has marred the buildup to the tournament for the reigning European champions. On Monday Gelson Martins, William Carvalho and Bruno Fernandes joined the goalkeeper Rui Patrício in cancelling their contracts, citing “valid motives” for their decision. The Netherlands international Bas Dost, who was one of the players injured in the training ground attack, has also indicated his desire to leave one of Portugal’s most famous clubs, even accusing the president of perpetrating of “psychological violence” towards him, with the law courts now set to rule on the case. … [Read more...] about Sporting meltdown casts shadow over Portugal’s World Cup buildup
France were crowned World Cup champions on Sunday afternoon, after beating Croatia 4-2. Despite skepticism before Russia 2018 kicked off, the tournament has been widely hailed as a success. But did your team contribute to the tournament’s success or did they freeze on the big stage? … [Read more...] about How did your team fare at the 2018 World Cup?
They used body art such as pigments and beads, and they were the very first artists, with Neanderthal cave art (and symbolism) in Spain apparently predating the earliest modern human art by some 20,000 years. … [Read more...] about One in three European women has Neanderthal gene that increases their chances of giving birth to healthy children
Ferrrand said: “The French people have lost an indefatigable republican, visionary, attentive to the great debates of his time ... Jacques Chirac is part of the history of France. A France in his image: spirited, complex, often full of contradictions, always driven by a tireless republican passion.” … [Read more...] about World reacts to death of ‘spirited, complex’ Jacques Chirac