Archive for the ‘FIFA World Cup’ Category
The World Cup is here!… and Twitter announced that you can tweet using certain hashtags that will then include the country flag beside the hashtag. They’re calling them hashflags. These won’t appear in embedded tweets, but will appear in the usual Twitter feed display.
The BBC’s Panorama documentary ‘FIFA’s Dirty Secrets’ reports on alleged bribes paid to senior executive (and World Cup voting) FIFA officials in exchange for World Cup host votes. Sports marketing company ISL is at the heart of the corruption and its folding has shed more light on payments allegedly made to FIFA executive members. (more…)
Watching the World Cup, I’ve been wondering how the groups are decided. The way it ended up it seems that each group has one or two strong teams, with two lesser teams. With this, I figured it couldn’t be a total random draw. Imagine if Brazil, Spain, Italy and the Dutch made up one group? It never happens. Why is that? How are the World Cup groups decided? (more…)
Yeah, we’re a little late to get to this, but if you haven’t seen it, check it out below. I was a huge lego fan as a kid (still am, just don’t partake!), so I absolutely love this. Enjoy. (more…)
The 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa starts on June 11, 2010 to much excitement around the world including here in Toronto where it can be sometimes classified as a frenzy. There is a 6 hour time difference between Toronto and South Africa so a majority of us soccer (futbol) fans are supposed to be at work during most of the games. (more…)