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Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2006

Ghana, the Rediscovered Soccer Might: Watch Out World!

The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) began the World Cup championship tournament in 1930 with a 13-team field in Uruguay. Sixty-four years later, 138 countries competed in qualifying rounds to fill 24 berths in the 1994 World Cup finals including an African nation. FIFA increased the World Cup ’98 tournament field from 24 to 32 teams, and it remained at 32 in 2002 including automatic berths for defending champion France and co-hosts Japan and South Korea. The other 29 openings were allotted by region:… Continue reading

(PRWEB) August 31, 2006

CNBC Arabiya will offer mobile TV streaming services to customers in Jordan enabling them to receive real-time business news on their mobile phones in partnership with Javna Mobile. Under a deal signed by CNBC Arabiyas Director Sales Omer Ghani and Javna’s CEO Mansour Mansour, the regions leading business TV station will deliver streaming video using Javnas integrated technology solution.

Ghani said, “We are delighted to be launching this service in Jordan, one of the regions leaders in telecommunications, to keep our viewers informed while on the move. The service underlines CNBC Arabiya’s vision to harness… Continue reading

West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 18, 2006

All Headline News (AHN), a leading global anchor text __news agency__ title text and wire service, today announced that it is expanding its sports news desk reporting capabilities to provide additional content to its wire service clients.

The company revealed plans for expanded NFL, MLB, NHL, MLS, FIFA, auto-racing, golf, tennis, collegiate and special sports events coverage for its popular news wire service customers.

The company has also indicated that other sports related news and content products such as: Fantasy sports Picks and Predictions, scores and player profiles, are currently… Continue reading

Saratoga, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2006

Expanding its broad selection of Hot Diamonds jewelry, JewelryCrossings.com has now added a new childrens line called Scribbles. Available from the premier online retailer, Scribbles is a new sterling silver collection by Hot Diamonds that features soccer balls, butterflies, strawberries and many more icons that bring smiles to the faces of children. Recently launched by Jewelry Crossings.Com, the Scribble collection was added to cater to the ever-increasing childrens jewelry market, including the heightened focus on soccer.

According to Jewelry Crossings owner, Susi Van Wickle, Soccer is the fastest growing sport in America for… Continue reading

(PRWEB) September 28, 2006

“The organisation for the World Cup in South Africa is beset by big problems,” Beckenbauer was quoted by news agencies as saying. “But these are not South African problems, these are African problems. People are working against rather than with each other.”

Beckenbauer said Fifa president Sepp Blatter would soon be travelling to South Africa. “According to him, there is money. The plans are there, but what counts is that they are also executed,” Beckenbauer said.

Blatter was reported as saying said he would meet President Thabo Mbeki and “explain the value of the… Continue reading

(PRWEB) September 30, 2006

In his Biko Memorial Lecture, Archbishop Desmond Tutu called for a South Africa “where everyone respects themselves, has a positive self-image filled with proper self esteem and holds others in high regards.”

In his speech, the archbishop pointed to the need for internal branding of government at all levels: “There are offices and shops that are a pleasure to enter. The shop assistants are courteous, friendly, smiling and eager to help, as are also certain offices – but there are others where they think they are doing you a favour. There are municipal, provincial government… Continue reading

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