soccer

Why the Croatian president’s appearance at the World Cup mattered so much

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Croatia’s second-place finish at the 2018 FIFA World Cup brought global attention to the Balkan nation and its president, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. The world’s media (Quartz included) was taken with the image of a leader cheering her team’s successes from the cheap seats and consoling them in the rain after a heartbreaking loss. But as analysts Read More

How soccer and religion fight it out for the hearts of Africans

2 weeks ago admin2 0
In this age of globalization few events draw more attention than sport as the World Cup in Russia illustrates with billions of people across the globe glued to their screens. At this time in football crazy Africa, specialists and ordinary fans are watching, discussing and analyzing the World Cup. But the excitement and euphoria come Read More

How Senegal became a soccer fan favorite at World Cup 2018

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on How Senegal became a soccer fan favorite at World Cup 2018
As the World Cup moves into its final group stage matches, one of the teams that has quickly become one of the neutrals’ favorites is Senegal. Prior to the tournament, the team received very little by way of attention. For teams from Africa, Nigeria stole the headlines with their popular jersey and Iceland with its Read More

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Asus Creates 20-GPU Mining Motherboard

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Asus Creates 20-GPU Mining Motherboard
The Daily In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we feature news from all over the world. These stories include a new multi-GPU mining motherboard from Taiwan’s Asu; a Singaporean businessman acquiring a Japanese exchange; some ripple-loving alleged Russian hackers shaking down Canadian banks; and a Colombian soccer star launching his own coin. Also Read: Austrian Read More

Italy’s soccer team isn’t out of the World Cup—only the boys are

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Italy’s soccer team isn’t out of the World Cup—only the boys are
The Italian national soccer team played Sweden last night (Nov. 13), and lost both the game and a place in the World Cup. The match was its final chance to make the quadrennial tournament, and Italians didn’t take their team’s failure to qualify very well. Players cried on the field. Fans cried at home, or Read More