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  • The Washington Post

    January 10, 2014 4:50 PM 15

    A boy poses for a photograph in the New Palestine Camp, south of Sao Paulo, Brazil, home to about 8,000 families, members of the Workers Without a Roof Movement. According to the Institute of Applied Economic Research, there is a deficit of 5.24 million homes in Brazil, mostly in the state of Sao Paulo.

  • ESPN Celebrates Brazil's Legacy and Love of Soccer in First World Cup Promo This party's been 64 years in the making By Rebecca Cullers

    January 10, 2014 2:27 PM 34

    AdFreak is your daily blog of the best and worst of creativity in advertising, media, marketing and design. Follow us as we celebrate (and skewer) the latest, greatest, quirkiest and freakiest commercials, promos, trailers, posters, billboards, logos and package designs around. Edited by Adweek's Tim Nudd. Updated every weekday, with a weekly recap on Saturdays

  • Button reunited with his two little ducks

    January 10, 2014 12:47 PM 12

    LONDON (Reuters) - McLaren's Jenson Button has chosen to roll back the years and race this season with the number 22 that he used in his 2009 title-winning campaign. "Two little ducks," the 33-year-old Briton, who won his Formula One championship with the Brawn GP team that is now Mercedes, told his 1.6 million Twitter followers. "Quack quack"

  • Premier League - Matchpack: Southampton v West Brom

    January 10, 2014 11:05 AM 14

    Team news, quotes and facts ahead of the Premier League clash between Southampton and West Brom at St Mary's. Southampton’s Adam Lallana scored his first ever professional goal against West Brom in the Championship in April 2008. West Brom have kept three clean sheets in their last four Barclays Premier League meetings with Southampton, conceding just once in the other

  • Surtees anniversary draws hope from loss

    January 10, 2014 10:54 AM 14

    BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - John Surtees has an infectious laugh and the broadest of grins but there is also sadness in his eyes as he prepares for a year of events marking the 50th anniversary of his Formula One championship win. The former Ferrari driver's past triumphs are entwined with personal tragedy as motorsport fetes Britain's oldest surviving

  • T-Team's new cheerleading squad receives criticism from fans

    January 10, 2014 3:39 AM 15

    T-Team has taken the initiative to ensure the team receives full support all the time by creating a cheerleading team for the Titans. However, the group called “Titan Cheerleaders,” which consists of 15 local girls, received a lot of negative comments from the fans in the state, who protest the idea of having a cheerleading team. According to The Star, one of the cheerleaders

  • Hot putter helps Korean Bae take early Waialae lead

    January 10, 2014 1:35 AM 21

    (Reuters) - South Korea's Bae Sang-moon put on a putting master class as he charged into an early one-shot lead with a flawless seven-under-par 63 in Thursday's opening round of the Sony Open in Hawaii. Bae took advantage of benign conditions on a glorious morning of dazzling sunshine at Waialae Country Club, piling up five birdies before the turn and two more over the closing

  • 50 to watch: Gold targets heaven in a halfpipe in Sochi

    January 9, 2014 10:54 PM 25

    In the run up to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Reuters is highlighting the athletes to watch during the Games. If her surname is any indication of what she can achieve, Arielle Gold really was born to win. Now, the American teenager has the chance to fulfil her destiny as she prepares to compete in one of the most exciting and dangerous sports at the Sochi

  • Rally Raid - Cars: Roma regains overall lead as Sainz loses over an hour

    January 9, 2014 10:43 PM 13

    Spain’s Nani Roma stayed clear of trouble to win stage five of the Dakar Rally and regain the overall lead as a number of contenders lost time in temperatures that neared 40 degrees. Roma finished four minutes, 20 seconds clear of second-placed Giniel De Villiers in second with third-placed Robby Gordon finishing over 20 minutes off the pace. The sandy

  • Six Nations - Bergamasco back for Italy after a year out injured

    January 9, 2014 9:41 PM 15

    Fit-again centre Mirco Bergamasco could play for Italy for the first time in more than a year after being included on Thursday in the squad for next month's Six Nations Championship. Coach Jacques Brunel has named him in a 30-man squad for their opening two matches against champions Wales in Cardiff on February 1 and France in Paris eight days later