World Cup: Costa Rica celebrations marred by fan stabbings

Football fans cheer in Costa Rica, proud to have made it to the quarter finals for the first time - despite losing to the Netherlands in the World Cup. Carnival celebrations though were marred by stabbings, as crowds watched on. Duration: 01:17 Jul 6, 2014

Slideshow of Day 24 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

Slideshow of Day 24 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on July 5, 2014. Pictures of quarter-finals football matches between Argentina and Belgium (1-0), and Netherlands and Costa Rica (0-0 / 4-3 on penalties). Duration: 03:40 Jul 6, 2014

Rio's fan fest erupts into cheers as Argentina books a place in the World Cup semi-finals

Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (ANI): A wave of blue and white descended on the Copacabana Fan Fest as Argentina fans celebrated getting into the semi-finals of the World Cup in Brazil. Fans chanted songs and cheered after Argentina's Gonzalo Higuain upstaged talismanic team mate Lionel Messi with a superb goal to clinch a nervy 1-0 win over Belgium that put them in the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 24 years. Jul 6, 2014

Dutch fans relieved after nail-biter World Cup quarter-final v/s Costa Rica

Amsterdam, July 6 (ANI): Dutch supporters celebrated after a nervous match against Costa Rica which they won on penalties. A viewing of the match for 1200 people was organized at a former school in Amsterdam under the glass roof and flags of all World Cup participating countries. The city did not give permission for public viewing on a large scale because of the late timing of the match, so fans have mostly spread throughout the city's bars to watch their team. Jul 6, 2014

Injured Neymar says World Cup dream 'not over'

Brazil football star Neymar says that his dream of playing in the World Cup final has taken a serious blow after a Colombian defender fractured his vertebrae. Duration: 01:29 Jul 6, 2014

Evaluation committee says Indian hockey team needs development at grassroots level

New Delhi, July 06 (ANI): A panel formed to look into India's debacle in the Hockey World Cup met the team to discuss reasons that led to its dismal performance. The director of the committee, Roelant Oltmans, shed a positive light on the team and said India has shown 100 percent improvement in their game. Coach of Indian men's hockey team, Terry Walsh, said the main reason presented to them over the debacle was that India's development process was slower than the rest of the world. Former captain of Indian hockey team and a member of the evaluation committee, Ajitpal Singh, said the development needs to begin from grassroots level for better performance of the players. Jul 6, 2014