Tag Archives: 2010 World Cup

The Sports Archives – New Soccer Ball For World Cup 2014!

The 2014 World Cup will be starting soon and with it comes a newer and better ball from the folks at Adidas.  If you remember, players were not too happy with the 2010 World Cup ball called “Jabulani”.  The new … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Why Is Football (Soccer) The World’s Most Popular Sport?

Football is a sport that has both stood the test of time and manages to traverse political and personal divides, not to mention international conflict and war zones, with reports of a game even being played between English and German … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Can Roy Hodgson win the Euros with England?

New England manager Roy Hodgson has announced his 23 man England squad on Wednesday 16th May. The squad will represent the first major test of Hodgson’s new position, and follows already significant media scrutiny since the West Bromwich Albion manager … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Ambush Marketing: Infamous Examples from Sports Events!

Major sporting events have always provided fertile ground for ambush marketing. In fact, it is widely accepted that the 1984 Olympics was the event where ambush marketing originated from. For those not familiar with the term, ambush marketing can be … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives Greatest Moments – Maradona’s Hand of God Goal

Diego Maradona is still considered one of the greatest soccer players in the world, despite a history of misfortune.  With his deceptive style of dribbling and quick bursts of speed, he was able to lead Argentina to World Cup victory … Continue reading

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