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The language of soccer games is ripe with phrases, metaphors and clichés that reflect modern life: a coach who parks the bus, a midfielder who shoots rockets, a striker who scores with a bicycle kick. But at 11,000 feet in the Peruvian Andes, the vocabulary changes. That is where Luis Soto, who hosts a daily sports program on Radio Inti Raymi, is narrating Peru’s first appearance at the World Cup since 1982 in his native language, Quechua.
KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - Soccer might be the most universal language on the planet. But when it comes to deciphering the Cyrillic alphabet or communicating with locals at the World Cup in Russia, the love of the game is sometimes not enough.
Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff celebrated his 60th birthday here yesterday where he is revered not only as the greatest player of all time but also as a cultural phenomenon who even has his own language: Cruyffian.
(Reuters) - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will face no further action on charges of using abusive language following their Premier League win over Newcastle United in October, the English Football Association (FA) said on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been charged by the Football Association for abusive language following his side's Premier League win over Newcastle United this month, English soccer's governing body said on Tuesday.
Hurdler Noraseela Khalid will intensify her training to two sessions daily after completing her German language course in June.
(Reuters) - West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been charged for language used during the third test against England on Monday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has said.
HOCKENHEIM: Australian Mark Webber suggested on Thursday that a bit of bad language would have saved him a lot of hassle in the aftermath of his British Grand Prix victory.
When he was named England coach at the start of December Italian Fabio Capello, who spoke little English, said he would be fluent in his new language in a month.