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FIFA opens disciplinary case against German officials accused of ‘rubbing it in’

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against two German team officials who stormed towards the Sweden bench gesticulating and clapping after the defending World Cup champions' last-gasp Group F victory on Saturday.
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Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles won’t park the bus against Argentina

Coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that the Super Eagles must be on the attack against Argentina in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday and diligently take the chances that come their way against the two-time World Cup winners.
Joachim Low

Joachim Low praises Germany’s patience in last-gasp win over Sweden

Germany's 2-1 win over Sweden was a "rollercoaster ride" but was also a triumph for calm thinking and patience, says Joachim Low.
Germany midfielder Toni Kroos

Toni Kroos’ late heroics give Germany dramatic victory against Sweden

Defending champion Germany resuscitated their World Cup hopes with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Sweden in their second Group F game in Sochi on Saturday, despite going down to 10 men late in the second half.

Software engineer ‘who leaked CIA secrets to WikiLeaks’ in trouble

The United States has filed charges against a software engineer who allegedly leaked a trove of classified documents pertaining to the CIA’s hacking programme to whistleblower outfit WikiLeaks.

Sweden bury World Cup opening jinx to beat South Korea

Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 and ended a worrying goal drought with a 1-0 victory over South Korea.

England expects as dark horses Belgium launch World Cup campaign

“First and foremost we are going to want to attack the game, we feel like we are going to have a lot of possession of the ball,” the Tottenham forward said.

VAR penalty gives Sweden a narrow win over South Korea

A VAR-awarded penalty gave Sweden a narrow but deserved victory in their opening Group F match against a poor South Korea side in Nizhny Novgorod on Monday.

Wood-fire stoves linked to asthma, dementia, others

Inhaling smoke from the indoor wood fires may not only cause asthma and increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases, but can also enhance the risk of the onset of dementia, Swedish researchers said.

Sweden marks national day with major military exercise

Marking national day on Wednesday, Sweden called up 22,000 reservists for an exercise of a scale not seen in 40 years as tensions simmer between the West and Russia.

Britain prepares for first womb transplant

A surgeon is preparing to select three women to undergo Britain’s first womb transplant later in the year, according to a report.

Governor Ikpeazu wants varsity lecturers to base research on nation’s needs

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has urged researchers in universities to target their research towards national needs in order to fast-track development in the country.

Swedish club Halmia sign Mustapha Idris, Callistus Edeh from FC Hearts

Swedish club Halmia have signed defender Mustapha Idris and winger Callistus Edeh from FC Hearts and both players could make their debut this weekend.

UN threatens sanctions for using hunger as weapon of war

With famine on the rise worldwide, the United Nations Security Council threatened sanctions yesterday against governments, armies and rebels that block humanitarian aid from reaching civilians in war zones.

Daniel Amokachi: Nigeria need more than Odion Ighalo in Russia

Former Nigeria forward Daniel Amokachi has pointed at Nigeria's weak area which needs to be worked on going to the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia.

Sweden tests roads that charge electric vehicles as they drive

An electrified road in Sweden that is the first in the world to charge vehicles as they drive along is showing promise and could potentially help cut the high cost of electric cars, project backers Vattenfall and Elways told Reuters.

Nobel Prize for literature postponed in wake of sex scandal

The Swedish Academy has announced that no Nobel Prize for literature will be awarded this year, in the wake of a financial and sexual scandal that has engulfed the body responsible for selecting the winner.

US, China and Saudi Arabia top list of military spending

Global military spending rose last year to its highest level since the Cold War, with the United States, China and Saudi Arabia topping the list, according to a Swedish-based research institute.

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