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Netherlands beat England 1-0 to enter men’s hockey World Cup final14062014 Olympic silver medalists The Netherlands defeated England 1-0 to enter the final of the men’s hockey World Cup at the Kyocera Stadium in The Hague, Netherlands on Friday. Chasing their fourth World Cup title, hosts Netherlands rode on a penalty corner conversion by Mike van der Weerden in the 31st minute to overcome the dogged England defence. Van der Weerden sent a drag flick, from Netherlands’ second penalty corner, soaring into the net to the left of English goalkeeper George Pinner, who warded off many raids by the rampant Dutch forwards on Friday.
Netherlands now await the winner of the second semifinal between defending champions Australia and Pan-American challenger Argentina, who have made the men’s semifinal for the first time in World Cup history.
The final will be played on Sunday.
The English goal had two narrow shaves when the ball rebounded off the bars after beating the defe…
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2014 FIFA WORLD CUP : Neymar grand show gave Brazil victory over Croatia13062014
Host Brazil finished the open the World Cup with a victory over Croatia in Sao Paulo,  Earlier Marcelo had scored  one goal .Neymar converted into at parity, came  later with penalty.shoot  which turn out to be controversial one awarded to host nation converted into goal tilted game in favor of Brazil  Marcelo had scored an early one goal and Oscar Brazil third goal bettered result with a wonderful individual goal thuus striked lead 3:1  in favour of host nation with glorious match. Neymer  first goal goes low, a calculus sweep dashed into the net from 25 yards. His second, 19 minutes before the end, was altogether more controversial.controversial. Neymar’s long-range equalizer for Brazil against Croatia Dejan Lovren was judged to have fouled Fred in the box. Japanese referee Yuichi Nishimura pointed to the spot, despite replays showing little contact had been made. Neymar converted, the ball deflecting i…
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Glenn Greenwald Speaks13062014Glenn Greenwald Speaks | Join the Tow Center in San Francisco June 18, 2014 Tow Center for Digital Journalism
To Me Jun 12 at 8:21 AM The latest news from Team Tow.View this email in your browserGlenn Greenwald Speaks, an evening lecture with Glenn Greenwald who will discuss the state of journalism and his recent reporting on surveillance and national security issues on June 18, 2014 at 7pm at the Nourse Theater in San Francisco, is sold out. Join the #AfterSnowden conversation on Twitter and follow us @TowCenter. The Tow Center team has launched three new research reports:
Sensors and Journalism by Tow Fellow Fergus Pitt
This Tow Report focuses on the uses, the opportunities and the risks of sensors and journalism. It describes the landscape where sensors and journalism combine, and continues on to define necessary terms for understanding this area of research. Reporters are using sensors in an era when the rapid development of technology is moving …