Socrates

  • Brazilian soccer great Socrates dead 04-12-2011 05:11 PM

    Sao Paulo: Former Brazil great Socrates, the clever playmaker who captained Brazil at the 1982 World Cup, died on Sunday. He was 57. Known for his elegant style on the field and his deep involvement with Brazilian politics, Socrates died of septic shock resulting from an intestinal infection, according to...
  • Portugal PM resign as parliament rejects austerity 24-03-2011 08:10 AM

    Lisbon: Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates resigned on Wednesday and warned of grave consequences for the country after parliament rejected his government's latest austerity measures aimed at avoiding a bailout. The move threw Portugal into uncertain political terrain after months of battling against growing investor concerns over its ability to...
  • Portugal PM leads student race for AIDS awareness 01-12-2007 09:08 PM

    Hobart: England selectors opted for Matt Prior as wicketkeeper ahead of Steve Davies in the 15-man squad announced hours before the deadline on Wednesday for the World Cup starting next month in the Indian subcontinent. Prior has been playing domestic cricket in Australia since playing a key role in England's...