The critics have been silenced. This year's World Cup is finally serving up its customary daily dose of drama after a low-key start to the tournament.
Fresh from a 7-0 hammering of North Korea, Portugal have their sights set on beating Brazil to finish top in Group G. Carlos Queiroz's men recorded their first win of this year's World Cup in emphatic fashion by brushing aside North Korea on Monday.
By Amber Wong
Paintballs flew hard and fast once more at the third leg of the Malaysian Paintball Official Circuit (MPOC) last weekend at Xtion Paintball Park in Bukit Jalil. A total of 39 teams competed, and it was a festive day as crowds of supporters turned up to cheer their favourite paintball teams.
By Kelvin Goh Wong
Liverpool and Manchester United. The New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys.
If a striker's job is fundamentally to score goals, then there is no greater platform for the world's most potent forwards to strut their stuff than at the World Cup.