Lionel Messi lifts Argentina past Bosnia in World Cup match

...staggering Argentina to a 2-1 victory over World Cup debutant Bosnia on Sunday in the Group F opener for both.Messi lifted Argentina...keeper Asmir Begovic.Vedad Ibisevic scored in the 85th to give Bosnia hope.Argentina took a 1-0 lead in the third minute on an...

Bitter defeat ends Messi's first shot at title

...of the greats," Sabella said.Messi stood out in an otherwise mediocre Argentine team in the group stage, scoring against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iran and twice against Nigeria.The free kick he curled inside Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama's left...

Nigeria team has extra motivation after bombing

...remained focused on its task of beating Bosnia-Herzegovina on Saturday."Football...like a religion in Nigeria. If we beat Bosnia there will be happiness and joy in Nigeria and we know that beating Bosnia will not bring back the lives of all...

Iranian coach steps down over disagreement about financial terms

...coach after his team's group-stage exit at the World Cup.Bosnia-Herzegovina ended Iran's hopes of advancing to the knockout...3-2 against Argentina. It earlier drew against Iran and beat Bosnia-Herzegovina, earning second place in Group F.Nigeria has...

Ghana, Germany play to a draw in World Cup

...goalkeeper Sergio Romero.NIGERIA 1, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA 0In Cuiaba, Brazil, Nigeria eliminated Bosnia-Herzegovina from World Cup contention with...runs by fellow striker Emmanuel Emenike.Bosnia-Herzegovina is still without a point...

World Cup roundup: Lionel Messi helps Argentina win group, advance to knockout stage

...Valladares.Shaqiri completed his hat trick in the 71st.Switzerland finished second in Group E. BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA 3, IRAN 1In Salvador, Brazil, Bosnia-Herzegovina ended Iran's hopes of advancing to the knockout stages with a victory in Group...

Bosnia mission taking toll, Graham says

...2 -year-old peacekeeping mission in Bosnia is beginning to take a serious toll on...returned late Sunday from his second trip to Bosnia in less than six months. He also visited...that the U.S. military would remain in Bosnia beyond June 1998 as part of a NATO peacekeeping...

Representative pushes Bosnia troop reduction

...While the U.S. presence in Bosnia is critical in the short term, America...three-day visit with American troops in Bosnia and their Serbian, Muslim and Croatian hosts. U.S. troops have been in Bosnia for three years, part of a NATO peacekeeping...

New Bosnia flip-flop

...Organization-led peacekeeping operation in Bosnia, he vowed the troops would return in...also sent 5,000 extra U.S. troops to Bosnia without even consulting Congress. Members...Congress that U.S. forces would leave Bosnia by June of 1998 - no ifs, ands or buts...

Bosnia family finds new life

...refuge from the civil war that had ravaged Bosnia, everything they owned fit into their...Visic, 60, was a retired welder in Bosnia, where most people retire at the age...They still think about their home in Bosnia, but say they have no plans to return...

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