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  Football World Cup 1998 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1998 Football World Cup was held in France.
This was the first World Cup title for France, who joined Brazil and five others (Uruguay, Italy, Germany, England, and Argentina) to be world champions.
This World Cup tournament was the first one for the countries of Croatia, Jamaica, Japan, and South Africa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Football_World_Cup_1998   (287 words)

 1998 World Cup Tournament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1998 Football World Cup Tournament was held from June 10 through July 12 at various venues throughout France.
The tournament opened with 1994 World Cup champions Brazil's 2-1 victory over Scotland.
Laurent Blanc of France scored the first Golden Goal in World Cup history as the hosts beat Paraguay, 1-0.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1998_World_Cup_Tournament   (496 words)

 Encyclopedia: 1998 World Cup Tournament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean.
The World Cup Golden Boot is the award given to the top goalscorer in the FIFA World Cup.
The Football World Cup (official name: FIFA World Cup) is the most important competition in international football (soccer).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1998-World-Cup-Tournament   (964 words)

 Football World Cup 1950   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The 1950 Football World Cup is the only one which never had a single final match.
It was also the first year that the cup itself would be referred to as the Jules Rimet Cup, to mark the 25th anniversary of Rimet's presidency of FIFA.
World War II meant that the Football World Cup had not been held since 1938; it also meant that most of Europe lay in ruins after the ravaging effects of the war.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/football_world_cup_1950   (553 words)

The Yugoslavs, World Cup semifinalists in 1930 and 1962, are ranked 22nd in the world.
The Italians, three-time World Cup champions, earned a berth in the tournament by defeating Russia in a two-leg playoff and were rewarded with a top seed despite scoring only nine goals in eight qualifying games under coach Cesare Maldini.
Though currently ranked sixth in the world, England was not among the eight seeded teams because it failed to qualify for the 1994 World Cup in the United States.
www.canoe.ca /StatsSOW/BC-SOW-LGNS-98CUPDRAW-R.html   (806 words)

 1998 World Cup Definition / 1998 World Cup Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The 1998 Football World Cup was held in France.The tournament was won by France The France national football team is a successful European football team, generally considered to be one of the stronger sides in international football today.
This was the first World Cup title for France, who became the seventh team (after UruguayThe Uruguay national football team is controlled by the Asociación Uruguaya de Fútbol.
Uruguay were the first winners of the World Cup, beating Argentina 4-2 in Uruguay in 1930 (they additionally became world champions in 1950).
www.elresearch.com /1998_World_Cup   (432 words)

 A Workload Characterization Study of the 1998 World Cup Web Site
The FIFA World Cup is a tournament held once every four years to determine the best football (soccer) team in the world.
The remaining rounds of the tournament were the Quarter Finals, held on July 3 and 4; the Semi Finals, held on July 7 and 8; and the Final, held on July 12.
For the World Cup workload the median stack depth was 106, which is significantly smaller than the number of unique files accessed (20,728).
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 World Cup Fever -- @LA.COM -- July 20, 1998
And MLS I believe is the only pro league in the world where there are no ties, where there are shoot-offs to decide every game if it's tied after overtime, which brings me to point number two...
The rest of the world somehow has made peace with the concept; they may not like it, but they live with it.
Our big sports were all born here, and we deride the rest of the world for not picking up on our games.
home.earthlink.net /~jenolen/072098.htm   (826 words)

 CNNSI.com - 2002 World Cup - World Cup Tournament Summaries - Tuesday April 09, 2002 06:51 PM
Posted: Tuesday April 09, 2002 6:51 PM The concept of a World Cup soccer championship was conceived by two Frenchmen, Jules Rimet, the president of FIFA, and Henri Delaunay, its general secretary.
The inaugural World Cup tournament was held in Uruguay and featured 13 nations, including seven from South America.
Kempes had six goals in the competition to become the first player to be a world champion and the top scorer in the same tournament.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/world/2002/world_cup/news/2002/04/08/cup_history   (2244 words)

 guichett - 32000D0012 -
Both Brazil, as winners of the previous tournament in 1994, and France, as host nation, were exempt from the requirement to qualify and as such did not take part in the preliminary qualifying competition.
In relation to organisational arrangements relating to the 1998 Football World Cup finals tournament, FIFA established regulations providing that the CFO, subject to approval of the overall arrangements by FIFA(4), was responsible for all matters relating to the price, distribution, and sale of entry tickets for finals matches(5).
While both national and European tournaments are often well attended, however, only the finals competition of the Football World Cup provides the general public with an opportunity to watch and assess the best players and the best teams in the world in the course of a single tournament.
europa.eu.int /smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexapi!prod!CELEXnumdoc&lg=EN&numdoc=32000D0012&model=guichett   (10405 words)

 World Cup Soccer 2002
Soccer's World Cup is set for May 31–June 30, 2002, in South Korea and Japan.
The teams are separated into eight groups of four teams each and the teams play a round-robin format, meaning that each team in a group plays the other teams in their group once.
The tournament kicks off Friday, May 31, with the opening match in Seoul pitting France vs. Senegal, and culminates on June 30 with the Cup championship match to be played in Japan at Yokohama's International Stadium.
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 Air France strike disrupts World Cup football match   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A general meeting held on Tuesday was attended by 1,100 pilots who "voted unanimously to continue the strike," according to a spokesman for the main pilots' union, the SNPL (Syndicat National des Pilotes de Ligne).
Air France is the official carrier for the football World Cup, being hosted by France.
The extra 120,000 passengers expected by Air France to be carried on domestic flights during the month-long tournament will have to transfer to other airlines, or use alternative means of transport.
www.wsws.org /workers/1998/jun1998/af-j10.shtml   (989 words)

 1998 World Cup Details Definition / 1998 World Cup Details Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For match results and statistics, see Football World Cup 1998The 1998 Football World Cup was held in France.The tournament was won by France, who beat Brazil 3-0 in the final.
The World Cup opened with 1994 champions Brazil's The Brazilian national football team is the most successful national football team with five FIFA World Cup victories including the most recent tournament in 2002.
ItalyThe Italy national football team is one of the most successful national football teams, having won three World Cups.
www.elresearch.com /1998_World_Cup_Details   (290 words)

 Hewlett-Packard named medical systems supplier at the soccer World Cup 98
Starting from June 10th 1998, the XVI soccer World Cup is being played in France where 64 matches are scheduled in ten cities.
General medical manager of World Cup 98, Dr. Nicolas Gorodetzky, points out that serious accidents are becoming more frequent in soccer competition.
The Codemaster 100 defibrillator is the fastest-charging resuscitation device in the world.
www.hoise.com /vmw/articles/LV-VM-03-98-14.html   (479 words)

 1998 World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
World cup soccer news and international soccer news daily.
The idea for the World Cup was French in origin.
Along with the Dubai World Cup, there are a further five...
www.hadisentosa.com /football/1998-world-cup.html   (209 words)

 Univision to broadcast all 65 FIFA World Cup Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Univision’s broadcast of the 1998 FIFA World Cup final game (Brazil vs. France) was the #1 sporting event of the year among Hispanic Men, Women and Adults 18-34, beating even the Super Bowl.
Key to Univision’s top-quality coverage of the 2002 FIFA World Cup is its respected team of soccer experts who have been assembled to bring viewers the most accurate and knowledgeable information about the sport and the tournament.
Additionally, leading the way in their in-depth analysis of all of the FIFA World Cup action will be Univision’s stellar commentators, former Mexican Soccer League coach, Jesus “The Professor” Bracamontes, and soccer’s own internationally recognized “Poeta del Fútbol” (Soccer Poet) and one of the sport’s most distinguished professionals, Ricardo Mayorga.
www.laprensa-sandiego.org /archieve/april12-02/fifa.htm   (530 words)

 England Match No. 195 - Italy - 14 November 1934 - Match Summary and Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The return match was billed as a contest for world supremacy, the most important of the century.
Remaining aloof from FIFA and its World Cup competition, England were still widely regarded as the world's best team.
Carlo Ceresoli, who missed the World Cup through injury but would become the first-choice goalkeeper for the year following it, replaced veteran Giuseppe Combi, and inside forward Pietro Serantoni, who would become a regular in the team and play in the 1938 World Cup final match, replaced Angelo Schiavio.
www.englandfootballonline.com /Seas1900-39/1934-35/MS195Ita1934.html   (1520 words)

 England Player Honours - International Tournament All-Star Teams - World Cup 1998 All-Star Teams
While no England player was named to FIFA's official 16-member World Cup 1998 all-star team, the selectors declared Michael Owen one of six additional players they would choose to round out a full all-star squad of 22.
This selection was drawn from a list of 60 finalists for the all-star team, which was announced by the Technical Study Group on 3 July 1998 based on performances in the tournament's first 56 matches (to and including the round-of-16 matches).
Michael Owen was named to the World Cup 1998 European All-Star Team chosen by national team coaches from 50 of UEFA's 51 member associations at the third UEFA Conference for European National Coaches in Frankfurt, Germany.
www.englandfootballonline.com /TeamHons/HonsAll-StarTrnWC1998.html   (504 words)

 HP scores in 1998 World Cup soccer series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
World Cup Online was introduced by the four World Cup IT partners, EDS, France Telecom, HP and Sybase.
The same World Cup 98 information also will be made available on pagers and HP 360LX palmtop PCs via wireless connections to those subscribing to the service.
The World Cup Web site is expected to handle an estimated 10 million to 20 million hits per day during the games, and more during certain peak periods.
www.hoise.com /articles/SW-PR-12-97-19.html   (512 words)

 ABC News - Feature - World Cup 98
But then, as I have said throughout this tournament, the Brazilian defence is such that they are there for the taking if their opponents have the strength of conviction to attack.
This was the biggest World Cup finals ever - 32 teams qualified from the more than 100 which started their qualification campaigns four years ago.
But the game which really sticks in the mind, for the drama and emotion as much as the footballing excellence it produced, was the England-Argentina match.
www.abc.net.au /news/features/wc98   (537 words)

 World Cup 1998 WARPIG Coverage
For the World Cup, the tournament rules have been modified to allow paintguns which enhance firing rates beyond individual "intentional" pulls of the trigger, as long as they are not full-automatics and do not fire more than 8.75 shots per second.
While at previous events, and at present, Scott maintains that their internal tests indicate that their goggles and masks comply fully with the ASTM standards, independent lab tests were not completed prior to the tournament, so their goggles were not allowed on the field.
In years past, the World Cup has consisted of game fields at Paintball World, and arena (Hyperball, Sup'Air, etc.) style fields and vendors tents next door at "Old Town".
www.warpig.com /paintball/tournament/npplcup98   (1017 words)

 Washingtonpost.com: World Cup 1998
Despite a wealth of exciting, quality soccer at this year's World Cup, it will be difficult to forget the Air France strike, English and German hooliganism and missing tickets.
With a chance to show off the world's most watched sporting event, ABC's coverage of the final — and most of the tournament — came up short.
Soccer teams are losing their national identities, enhancing a transformation already underway in Europe: the melting of borders and the mixing of cultures.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/soccer/longterm/worldcup98/front.htm   (473 words)

 Socceroos Realm - France 98 Thoughts
The World Cup is over and it is time to see how the Warrior's predictions panned out.
Spain simply fell asleep and actually looked like world beaters in the first half, and then there was a victory over a limp Bulgaria.
Austria and Holland were the chief participants with Holland scoring late in all their knockout games to either win or equalise, and Austria twice to equalise in the group games.
www.alphalink.com.au /~warrior/edfra982.htm   (1587 words)

 Media Information
In its 16th year, the British Masters is one of the most prestigious international tournaments in the world drawing a world-class field.
In cases of ties for the top three places: If two competitors are tied in World Cup Series points after the final results of the last tournament, the tie shall be broken by placement in the final tournament.
If they are tied in the final tournament, then the tie will be broken by going back to the most recent previous World Cup tournament where they were not tied, and the leading skier will win the tie.
www.iwsf.com /media/mediag99.htm   (3948 words)

 1998 Fifa World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
FIFAworldcup.com remembers France's FIFA World Cup_ triumph of 1998 which was sealed by Aime...
1998 FIFA World Cup soccer draws, news, fixtures, history, teams, stadia, world ranking, odds to win and info regarding this football festival...
The FIFA World Cup 1990 1994 and 1998 - The DVD's contain all the footage on the videos plue an extensive collection of background information and statistics on the teams, the matches, the results, the stadiums, official emblems of the tournament...
www.hadisentosa.com /football/1998-fifa-world-cup.html   (289 words)

 World's Best To Compete At World Cup Sabre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The U.S. Fencing Association's 1998 World Cup Sabre tournament, March 27-29 in New York, N.Y., has attracted the finest sabre fencers in the world.
Eighteen of the top 20 fencers in the World Cup rankings have already registered to attend, with 17 countries represented.
In addition, seeding at the '98 World Championships will be based upon final placement in the World Cup standings.
www.usfencing.org /Documents/PRContent.asp?PRNum=66&Table=Archive   (416 words)

 AlphaSoccer - WORLD CUP FINALS 2002 KOREA/JAPAN - Betting Guide World Cup Tournament Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Each tournament, the bookies are well aware of their threat and realise that Spain are often going to be heavily backed so the odds on offer are always quite low.
This looks like a bit of a gamble on their part and if it goes wrong there could be a few red faces in the company.
Reasons for Spain's continued disappointment in major championships are hard to pinpoint, but a combination of a lack of experience of other styles of football with Spain's players nearly all playing in La Liga coupled with a traditional trait of a lack of real self-belief are close as any to providing an explanation.
www.alphasoccer.net /worldcup2002/betting/wcpreviewspa.shtml   (822 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: DVD: World Cup - All The Goals From World Cup '98 [1999]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
What is also frustrating is that there is also no commentry to guide you through the tournament, which makes the DVD extremely annoying as you do not know what teams need to progress from the group stages.
This DVD is very good because it has all the goals from a great tournament, world cup 98.
It is worth it because world cup 98 had some truly marvellous goals such as Owen's cracker for England against Argentina and Bergkamp's winner also against Argentina!
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00004CZGS   (735 words)

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