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World Cup of Hockey 2016 results

World Cup of Hockey

The much-anticipated World Cup of Hockey 2016 is ongoing! In this post we will present results from all games as the tournament progresses. The format of the tournament is two groups with four teams. Two teams from each group advances to the semifinals. World Cup 2016: Playoffs Finals: Canada 2-0 Team Europe (3-1, 2-1) There were mixed feelings before the final between Canada and Team Europe: many saw TE as a made-up team without any…
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Champions League 2016-2017: Schedule and fixtures

UEFA Champions League

August will soon turn into September which means that the biggest Football leagues of Europe will start. One of them is the prestigious Champions League tournament. Last season Real Madrid defeated local rivals Atletico in the final and thus became the champions. This year we find Ronaldo and Real in Group F where they are drawn against… In this post you find the drawn groups and schedule for the group phase as well as dates…
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We summarize: The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil

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The 2016 Summer Olympics are over and during two weeks we have enjoyed a great deal of sports in Rio de Janeiro. This was the first time the games was held in South America. Despite doping suspensions, economic troubles and sanitation problems, Brazil could deliver some great sports moment to us this summer. In this post, we summarize the highlights of the 2016 Summer Games: Peaceful selfie In the women’s gymnastics, Lee Eun-ju of South Korea…
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Portugal won Euro 2016

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The final of the European Football Championship in 2016 was played between the host nation France and Portugal. Portugal defeated Wales in the semi-finals while France knocked out reigning world champions Germany. France was slightly favorites for the win, thanks to the strong game against the Germans. Cristiano Ronaldo injured Expectations were high on Portugal’s big star, Cristiano Ronaldo. Already after approximately 20 minutes played, however, he got hit by a hard tackle to the…
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Manchester United special odds

Premier League

After Sweden got eliminated from the 2016 European Football Championship, their 34-year old superstar attacker Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced that he will play for Manchester United in Premier League 2016-17. That means he will be united with his former coach from Inter, Jose Mourinho. Ibrahimovic has won the national league with most clubs he has represented, including Ajax, Milan, Inter, Juventus, Barcelona and Paris SG. For us interested in odds, there are some interesting bets available…
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Euro 2016: semifinals

UEFA

Soon, it is time to decide the winner of the European Football Championship in 2016. Four teams are still participating in the tournament though, and they will be reduced to two that will play in the final at Stade de France in Paris. Wednesday, July 6: Portugal – Wales Portugal has not won a match in the European Championships at full-time. The only game they have won by a deciding goal was the round of…
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Brexit!

UEFA

The 2016 European Football Championships goes on. We have enjoyed some mixed action in the round of 16 and look forward to the quarterfinals. In this post you can read about the dates for the quarterfinals as well as summaries from the round of 16. If you want to read more Iceland’s success against England, scroll down! Euro 2016 quarterfinals June 30: Poland – Portugal Poland had not let in a single goal during the…
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Euro 2016: Round of 16

UEFA

The group stage is over and some teams, including Sweden, have been eliminated from the European Football Championship. The tournament goes on however, and the play offs are starting this weekend. In this post are dates and schedule/fixtures for the Round of 16. The two branches of the play off tree is interesting to watch, with teams like Spain, Germany and Italy on the right. The left branch is considered a more easier journey to…
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Euro 2016: Results from the group stage, round 1

UEFA

The UEFA European Football Championships are running and the first round of the group stage is finished. We have enjoyed some great football for a week and this post summarizes some of the highlights. France 2-1 Romania Comment: The opening match was a tight history. Olivier Giroud gave France the lead in the 57th minute just to see it be tied after a penalty shot 10 minutes later. However, Dimitri Payet blessed the host nation…
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Pittsburgh Penguins won the 2016 Stanley Cup

Stanley Cup

Some people complain that the IIHF World Championships are played in May, which is incomprehensible because it hardly requires snow and ice out there to enjoy some good hockey. We who are following the finals of the Stanley Cup are accustomed to a hockey season that continues well into June! This year the final series was played between the Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks. Penguins have had a hard time repeating their success from 2009 and…
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