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ArtsQuest hopes to score again with Soccerfest: The sequel
Allentown Morning Call
Hoping to build on what it says were crowds totaling 52,000 who watched screenings of World Cup soccer matches at its SteelStacks campus last year, ArtsQuest says it hopes to hold similar showings for the Women's World Cup from June 6 to July 5.
Asian Cup: Seven key questions and answers
Sydney Morning Herald
Australia will want to send a signal to the rest of the tournament and the country at large that they should be excited by their national team and the tournament. If possible also try to see Palestine play. This is the first time they have qualifed for ...
Corruption - Ex-ICPC Boss, Others Tackle Jonathan
Similarly, a legal luminary based in Ilorin, Mallam Yusuf Olaolu Ali (SAN), criticised the present administration for its stance on corruption, saying: "The President believes that there is no corruption in Nigeria but petty stealing." They spoke on a ...
Air strike on Libya's third city escalates civil war
Smoke rises from an oil tank fire in Es Sider port December 26. A fire at an oil storage tank at Libya's Es Sider port has spread to two more tanks after a rocket hit the country's biggest terminal during clashes between forces allied to competing ...
Canada avoids Group of Death in draw for FIFA Women`s World Cup 2015
Niagara Falls Review
The first major sports event being held from coast to coast in Canadian history, the FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup held the official draw Saturday in Ottawa. There are now match-ups for group play games and a playoff path to project in the first 24-team ...
Canadian midfielder Diana Matheson out indefinitely with torn knee ligament
The Globe and Mail
Canadian midfielder Diana Matheson has been ruled out indefinitely after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee in a 3-0 loss to Japan in a women's soccer friendly over the weekend. The Canadian Soccer Association confirmed the injury ...
Teenage girl arrested with suicide bomb strapped to her says she was handed ...
A 13-year-old Nigerian girl who was arrested with explosives strapped to her body told journalists that her parents volunteered her to take part in a suicide attack. The girl, who was identified as Zahra'u Babangida, was arrested in Kano on December 10 ...
At least there is a Cup of Nations for Nigeria to fail to qualify for
The Guardian (blog)
Nigeria fought back with two late Sone Aluko goals to draw 2-2 with South Africa on Wednesday, but preserving their unbeaten record against Bafana Bafana in competitive games is little consolation. Congo, whom Nigeria had beaten 2-0 on Saturday to have ...
Why it's time to legislate physical activity for our kids
The Globe and Mail
Today's kids are not active enough. And they are becoming less active every year. Apparently this is a concern. I say “apparently” because after years of discussion and debate about how to get kids active, we are still losing the battle. The data ...
Boko Haram kidnap as many as 185 people at Nigerian village Gumsuri
Nigeria on Wednesday sentenced 54 soldiers to death for mutiny, assault, cowardice and refusing to fight Islamic extremists. The court-martial charges all were connected to the soldiers' refusal to deploy to recapture three towns seized by Boko Haram ...