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Starting on August 26 and rugby lovers of video games are in luck. Sebastien Chabal, Jonah Lomu, and many other stars of international rugby will meet in the official game will come in summer for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
This year marks the seventh edition of Rugby World Cup, a competition that is played every four years since it started its journey in 1987. New Zealand was the country chosen by the federation and HB Studios with 505 Games have developed the official video game of the competition.
This is the first game of the sport in this type of game consoles, so its creators have taken pains in getting the most realistic result. As suggested by the developers, have tried to develop “a game that reflects the prestige of the third largest sporting event in the world taking full advantage of the opportunities available hardware.
Players can enjoy this noble sport in either individual and local multiplayer. It is also possible to play online by choosing a country and trying to beat other players via Xbox Live or PlayStation Network.
As explained Alastair Jarvis, managing director of HB Studios, “attention to detail in both the visual quality of the game as the gameplay is unbeatable. Captures the passion and excitement of the Rugby World Cup in a way that was not been achieved before.”
Until August 26 we can not verify whether the claims are true Jarvis, almost a month before the start of the actual event at the stadiums in New Zealand.
Real Madrid striker, Gonzalo Higuain, will have surgery next Tuesday in a Chicago hospital due to lumbar disc hernia sufferer, said Thursday the club. The Argentine could return to the pitch in a period of at least three months.
The 23 years is the second leading scorer with seven goals merengue, something to consider before making your football betting Betus.com for Sunday’s game between Real Madrid and Villareal. Also, got two runs in the UEFA Champions League, four with the selection of Argentina in the World Cup and one in the Copa del Rey.
After discarding the option of operating in Spain, Germany or Holland, Higuain will travel to the U.S. this weekend to be operated by the American neurosurgeon Richard Fessler, a specialist in non-intrusive interventions in the back. Sports – Football – ¯ Â ¿Â ½ – Gonzalo Higuain
Moreover, according to the club, Dr. Carlos Diez, chief of Medical Services Sanitas-Real Madrid, Gonzalo accompany during their stay in Chicago and collaborate with the medical team that will operate the player.
The Argentine played his last game for Real last November 20 against Athletic Bilbao and although some suggest it could return to play in March, the coach of the club, Jose_Mourinho, acknowledged that no “illusion” to retrieve it before May.
“I knew it was all contradiction and end up in the operating room. I experienced the same with John Terry, I know exactly what happened and I have no illusion that it can play in March and not April, is to leave in the best hands possible, “said Mourinho.
Spain won the bronze medal in team pursuit
The Spanish National Team got just a bronze medal during the dispute of the second stage of World Cup Track Cycling Championship in Cali (Colombia).
The bronze went through the team pursuit quartet composed of Eloy Teruel, Sergi Escobar, Pablo Aitor Bernal and David Muntaner. Sebastian Mora Teruel replaced in the team member who is the owner of this team.
In the battle for bronze, Spain defeated Denmark clearly a time of 4:07.439, while the Danes used a record of 4:16.097.
“They have accused a lot of presence in the quartet of Niki Bergesen, so we have a stronger pace than we thought they could not proceed until the final kilometer in which virtually are left with two runners”he said after national career coach Juan Martínez Oliver.
In the team pursuit final, Team New Zealand beat Colombia, the host.
Spain is second in the standings of the World Cup this specialty after the first two rounds, totaling 14 points, 5 fewer than New Zealand (19), and ahead of Australia (12) and Denmark (11).
At the individual level is Leire Olaberria foremost, who sits second in the specialty of Omnium with 12 points, as the American Sarah Hammer, a specialty which is led by Canada’s Tara Whitten with 20 points.
The next stage of World Cup was played in the month of January in the city of Beijing (China).
“However, in line with club policy not to negotiate a contract in the middle of the season, the request was not granted. Carlos contract five years currently remaining three and a half years away and he was the highest-paid player in club Manchester City.
“The situation is not beneficial and is a nuisance and the club will continue to concentrate on the game in a season that turned out quite promising. The door is still open for Carlos to play.”
Carlos Teves joined Manchester City from a city rival, Manchester United, last year after two years of joining Alex Ferguson’s farm team.
When joining Manchester United he helped his team had won two English Premier League title, Champions League, FIFA World Cup Club and League Cup.
He then joined Manchester City in July 2009 and became a key player when the club is thin does not qualify for the Champions league after being in the position of the fifth season final standings last year.
Football correspondent BBC Radio 5 Live Ian Dennis said: “The striker is believed to homesickness and the last two months there were signs he intended to quit playing ball.
“In a television interview recently he said tired of football and with the people who work in the world of football.”
Tevez left South America in 2006 to join West Ham along with Javier Macherani, and scoring for West Ham in the last day of the season that year to maintain the East London club are still in the Premiership.
However, ownership of both players this contract, held by Media Sports Investment, MSI, West Ham eventually forced to pay 20 million pounds compensation to Sheffield United who exposed release.
Argentina Rugby Union gave notice of the dates and opponents (subtract one) to be our national team in World Cup 2011. We knew that England would face in the opening-and Scotland in the third collation of the Area “B”. Already qualified Georgia – neighbor of Russia, which pitted our Pumas in the William Webb Ellis Cup 2007 in Lyon, France.
The fifth member of this group will emerge from the clash between Romania and Uruguay, which will be defined shortly. The five nations will compete, mostly in the South Island of New Zealand, with characteristics similar to Patagonia. Our selected debut against England on September 10, 2011, in Christchurch, a small town, very green and quiet. I stayed twice and dazzled me peace parks and its people. They work, they constantly exercise (run, bike ride), and five in the afternoon, leave for their homes. Pubs are only open and clubs where rugby teams training. Cinemas, for instance, closed at ten pm, except Saturdays, where the last function ends at midnight. Read the rest of this entry »
Selection of Bahrain
The choice of Bahrain is one of the 4 teams that make up the Group C along with selections from South Korea, India and Australia. It is organized by the Bahrain Football Association which in turn is affiliated to the AFC.
Bahrain in World Cup
The choice of Bahrain did not participate in the world that took place between 1930 and 1974.
In competition qualified for the World Cup were played between 1978 and 2010, except for qualifying for the 1990 world she retired.
Bahrain in Asian Cup
The choice of Bahrain did not participate in the Asian Cup which developed between the years 1956 to 1968. Neither participated in Singapore (1984) and Japan (1992).
Failed to qualify for the Asian Cup in Thailand (1972) and Lebanon (2000).
He retired for tournaments in Iran (1976), Kuwait (1980) and UAE (1996).
His first participation in a continental tournament was in Qatar (1988) in which no first-round way.
In China (2004) produced his best participation, reaches the semifinals and is to end the tournament in 4th place.
Asian Cup 2007 is eliminated in the first phase.
Qatar 2011 classification
The selection of classified Bahrain Qatar Asian Cup 2011 to be second in his area after Japan.
The dress of the selection of Bahrain is all red with white piping on the jersey.
The alternative is the reverse, all white with red.
Best and worst result in a match
The selection of Bahrain had its best result at home playing in 2005, the year he beat Turkmenistan by 5 goals to 0.
His worst result was 10 to 1 against Iraq playing the road.
The choice of Bahrain is not to classify for 2 consecutive times at the final stages of a world cup, so that players and coaches are betting that Asia Cup to finally jump to the place on the footballing map to worldwide, has potential and is one of the choices you can exploit in the next tournament.
Little is known about his past and almost nothing of its present. Antonella Roccuzzo is called, is Rosario, is 22 and in the most absolute silence, became the bride of the most desired: Lionel Messi.
They met early age. She is the cousin of one of the best childhood friends of the Barcelona player. Today it is in Pretoria, where he settled with some of the clan Messi: Rodrigo brothers, Matias and Marisol.
There, living in one house with two floors of one of the most exclusive gated communities of the city, L’mae Gazelle, which was leased to the hope that also occupy Jorge and Celia, the parents of the Flea, but a problem not yet able to travel (planning to be for birthday Lio 23, but could not be).
What does a day in the life of Antonella? Very quiet. At times, makes shopping, buy Guess jeans, going to each of the parties of the selection and also takes the trip to tour South Africa, always very close to the family of the best player in the world.
And of course, Lionel accompanies the days when Diego Maradona, coach, deliver their roster. Everything you do without, caring ways. This very low profile permanent: never granted an interview.
What few know is that Antonella, who is studying to be received from a nutritionist, almost the same life in Pretoria when visiting Barcelona. It is a good friend of his future sister, Marisol, and reportedly helped to choose the Mess house they will move again in Barcelona when the World Cup. This is a fact no less: the boy will live only after South Africa 2010.
Even in the official celebrations of the last championship of the League of Spain who won the Barcelona and Lionel had set as its top goal scorer, both were together in what, for some, was the official presentation as a girlfriend Antonella Ten.
A total of 624 voters will be those who decide: 208 coaches, 208 masters and 2008 national journalists.
The three suits for award size are Spanish Andres Iniesta, Dutchman Wesley Sneijder and Diego Forlan. Iniesta, has everything to gain. The author of the goal that gave the title to Spain is a key champion FC Barcelona in Spain.
Sneijder is to win the triple crown with Inter and make a great World Cup, where he reached the final after scoring five goals. Equal numbers of so many who got Diego Forlan in the World Cup. The Uruguayan addition to its merits the two goals scored in the final of the Europa League to give the title to Atletico Madrid. Read the rest of this entry »
Holland has just reached the 2010 World Cup final after beating South Africa 3-2 to Uruguay which magnifies his achievements sports mainly hand Robben and Sneijder.
I leave a brief football history of the Netherlands will:
In the 1970s, Holland reached on two consecutive occasions the final of the FIFA World Cup (1974 and 1978) and was regarded as the highest representative of the total football (generation of Johan Cruyff). Still, the Netherlands had to wait until 1988 to get into his pocket his only major title to date, the UEFA European Championship.
The two end of 1974 and 1978, despite the defeat, are the two most beautiful chapters in the history of football in his eight appearances Netherlands in the FIFA World Cup.
In the 1974 edition, which was held in the Federal Republic of Germany, the Clockwork Orange of Johan Cruyff, at the height of his career, implemented the so-called “total football”, an innovative gameplay and amazing that seduced all amateurs and experts. In the end, the Dutchmen were ahead on the scoreboard during the opening stages of the match, but ended up falling to the incessant attacks of the host computer.
Four years later, and again in the end, history repeated itself. The hosts, Argentina, won 3-1 in overtime thanks to the support of her devoted fans. The defeat was a big disappointment to Rinus Michels, the Netherlands coach, and Johan Neeskens, given the team and also for the golden generation of footballers Netherlands.
Since then, fans are eagerly awaiting oranges that your computer is restored to a grand final again. But, while it is often among the favorites, the Netherlands continues to fall by the minimum before reaching the final, decisive clash.
Holland seemed destined to achieve glory in Italy in 1990, with international figures in their ranks the likes of Frank Rijkaard, Ronald Koeman, Marco van Basten and Ruud Gullit. But he was disqualified in the second round against a powerful German team that eventually would be proclaimed champion of the world. In France in 1998, fell into criminal hands of Brazil after a thrilling semi-final. Two years later, during the UEFA European Championship 2000, played in Belgium and the Netherlands, co-host team suffered another setback: the loss to Italy in the semifinals, again on penalties. Read the rest of this entry »
Blatter announces ‘rejuvenation’ arbitration to the impatience of Van Gaal
“The great construction site in the world of football, as I said before the World Cup, is the arbitration. In late October, early November will introduce a new concept. It will be a rejuvenation, “Blatter said in an interview published on the website of the German Football Federation (DFB).
‘I am an advocate of professional referees, although there are different opinions. As for technical support, is complex. Each system must be examined carefully in terms of its ability to implement, “continues the president of FIFA.
Blatter to step out well to the criticism, among others, by van Gaal, who lamented these days that is not moving anything about the recurring debate of the introduction of new technology in support of arbitration work. Read the rest of this entry »