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The 2016 Champions League final

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May 28 at 20:45 UTC, the 2016 Champions League final is played. It is an all-Spanish showdown between the rivals from the capital Madrid. The 2016 final is also a replay of the 2014 final were the two met. What could then have been an unexpected double victory for Atletico Madrid, who won the 2013-14 La Liga, was turned into a Real Madrid triumph after a late tying goal and overtime victory. Atletico now has…
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We remember: The 2006 Olympic Hockey Tournament in Torino, Italy

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February 15-26, as a part of the XX Olympic Winter Games, the men’s hockey tournament was held in Torino, Italy. For the third time since 1998, players from the National Hockey League (NHL) were allowed to participate. This meant that the nations could put the best team available on the ice and that the winner could name themselves as the greatest hockey nation of the year. This can be put in perspective of the World…
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We remember: The 2006 Ice Hockey World Championships

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In 2006 Sweden became the first nation to win both the Olympic and World Championship gold medal in ice hockey the same year. The 2006 IIHF World Championships were hosted in Riga, Latvia. The preliminary stages consisted of four groups from which the teams then were merged into two new groups. Sweden won the first group stage fairly easy against Switzerland, Ukraine and Italy. In the group stage number two, Sweden finished second behind Russia….
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Schedule, Olympic Handball in Rio 2016

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We continue to look forward to  the Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil, 2016. Earlier, we wrote about the Olympic football. In this post you can read about the handball tournaments. Below are the groups and schedule for the preliminary rounds as well as the play offs. As we can see in the odds section to the right, France is favourites in to defending their gold medal from London 2012. The men’s handball in Rio 2016 Group…
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2016 Stanley Cup: Quarterfinals matchups and odds

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The round of 16 of this year’s Stanley Cup play offs is finished and sixteen teams have been reduced to eight. In this post we will give you information about the quarterfinals, such as matchups, predictions and outright winner odds. The 2016 NHL Quarter finals Dallas Stars – St. Louis Blues Comment: Dallas eliminated Minnesota in the round of 16, while St. Louis defeated the reigning champions Chicago in a decisive game seven. Blues have never…
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2016 Champions League semifinals schedule

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Eight teams have become four in the 2016 Champions League play offs. That number is going to be divided by a pair again and two teams will reach the final on San Siro, May 28. The following teams are facing each other in the semifinals: Manchester City vs Real Madrid Match 1: Tuesday, April 26, Manchester City – Real Madrid Match 2: Wednesday, May 4, Real Madrid – Manchester City Comment: Manchester City ensured that…
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Schedule, Olympic soccer 2016

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In Sweden we especially look forward to this summer’s Olympic football tournament since both the men and women are qualified to the competition. The 2016 Olympic Games will take place in Rio, Brazil, and it most certainly will be a hot story as we remember from FIFA World Cup 2014. The men’s team must consist of players below 23 years old except for three players. The women will play with their ordinary teams. We of…
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2016 Stanley Cup: Round of 16 matchups and odds

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The regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL) 2015-16 is finished and, as usual, it means that 16 teams have made it to the Stanley Cup playoffs. In this post you will get information about match ups, odds and predictions. Apparently, current overall winner odds in the box to the right are based largely on how teams finished in table, which means that Washington is favorites. However, we must not forget that regular season game…
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El Clásico live stream April 2 2016

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Twice per season, sometimes more if we get a lucky draw in the Champions League play offs, the world of football, or if you prefer to call it soccer, stops, and focuses on two teams: Barcelona FC from Catalonia and the king’s team from the Spanish capital, Real Madrid. When the two Spanish giants meet in a matchup that we know as “El Clásico“, everything else is set aside. No other matches are important, no…
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Schedule, Ice Hockey Women’s WC 2016

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March 28 – April 4, the 2016 Ice Hockey Women’s World Championships are held in Canada. It is the 17th time the tournament are held since 1990. Team USA are the current champions with gold medals from both 2015 and 2013 (there were no women’s WC in 2014 because of the Olympic Winter games in Sochi). Schedule, Ice Hockey Women’s World Championships 2016 In the group phase eight teams are divided into two groups, A…
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