Nordic States Headlines

  • Sweden bury World Cup opening jinx to beat South Korea

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 with a narrow 1-0 victory over South Korea, but they will need to find their shooting boots if they are to match their two other, trickier opponents in Group F.

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  • F-Secure to buy cyber security firm MWR

    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Data security company F-Secure said on Monday it had agreed to acquire Britain-based MWR InfoSecurity for 80 million pounds ($106 million) in cash to widen its range of cyber security services.

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  • Soccer: Sweden bury World Cup opening jinx to beat South Korea

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 with a narrow 1-0 victory over South Korea, but they will need to find their shooting boots if they are to match their two other, trickier opponents in Group F.

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  • Soccer: Sweden and South Korea draw blank in scrappy first half

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Sweden dominated the aerial battle and had the best of the chances but were being held 0-0 by South Korea at halftime in a scrappy Group F encounter at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Monday.

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  • Soccer: Denmark's Kvist ruled out of World Cup with rib injury

    GELENDZHIK, Russia (Reuters) - Denmark midfielder William Kvist will miss the rest of the World Cup after sustaining suspected fractured ribs in his side's 1-0 win over Peru, the Danish FA said on Sunday.

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  • Soccer: After taming Messi, Iceland targeting Nigeria

    GELENDZHIK, Russia (Reuters) - Iceland's dream World Cup debut may have gotten them a point against two-time champions Argentina, but Aron Gunnarsson and his team mates are already putting that result behind them as they move on to the challenge of Nigeria.

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  • After taming Messi, Iceland targeting Nigeria

    GELENDZHIK, Russia (Reuters) - Iceland's dream World Cup debut may have gotten them a point against two-time champions Argentina, but Aron Gunnarsson and his team mates are already putting that result behind them as they move on to the challenge of Nigeria.

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  • Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw as Messi misses penalty

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tiny Iceland made a stunning impact in their first-ever World Cup on Saturday when they held 2014 runners-up Argentina to a pulsating 1-1 draw but Lionel Messi's tournament began wretchedly as he saw his penalty saved by Hannes Halldorsson.

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  • Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw as Messi misses penalty

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tiny Iceland made a stunning impact in their first-ever World Cup on Saturday when they held 2014 runners-up Argentina to a pulsating 1-1 draw but Lionel Messi's tournament began wretchedly as he saw his penalty saved by Hannes Halldorsson.

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  • Soccer: Poulsen goal powers Denmark to 1-0 win over Peru

    SARANSK, Russia (Reuters) - Yussuf Poulsen bounced back from conceding a penalty to score the goal that gave Denmark a hard-fought 1-0 win in their World Cup Group C clash against a Peru side who were left to rue Christian Cueva's costly spot-kick miss in the first half.

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  • Soccer: Iceland's 'zombie film' keeper outwits Messi spot kick

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Hannes Halldorsson used to make zombie films for a living but it was watching videos that let Iceland's goalkeeper outwit Lionel Messi and save a penalty on Saturday that gave his side a shock World Cup point.

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  • 'No Zlatan, no problem!' say optimistic Swedes

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Unfazed by the absence of their greatest player Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Swedish fans believe the team may be more cohesive without him and could start the World Cup with a bang.

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  • Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw as Messi misses penalty

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tiny Iceland made a stunning first-ever World Cup appearance on Saturday when they held 2014 runners-up Argentina to a 1-1 draw in a dramatic match where Lionel Messi blew his chance to win it when he had a penalty saved by Hannes Por Halldorsson.

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  • Soccer: Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw as Messi misses penalty

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tiny Iceland made a stunning first-ever World Cup appearance on Saturday when they held 2014 runners-up Argentina to a 1-1 draw in a dramatic match where Lionel Messi blew his chance to win it when he had a penalty saved by Hannes Por Halldorsson.

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  • Soccer: Sweden seek to shake off Zlatan shadow, South Korea look to Son

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - He did not play in the qualifiers nor come out of retirement for the World Cup, yet Sweden are still looking to step out of the shadow of Zlatan Ibrahimovic when they face South Korea at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Monday.

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  • Messi misses penalty as Argentina held by Iceland

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Argentina captain Lionel Messi missed a second-half penalty as his side were held to a 1-1 draw by World Cup debutants Iceland in Group D on Saturday.

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  • Iceland hit back to hold Argentina 1-1 at halftime

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iceland were holding Argentina 1-1 at halftime in their World Cup Group D match on Saturday after Alfred Finnbogason hit back to cancel out Sergio Aguero's opener for the South Americans.

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  • Soccer: Iceland hit back to hold Argentina 1-1 at halftime

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iceland were holding Argentina 1-1 at halftime in their World Cup Group D match on Saturday after Alfred Finnbogason hit back to cancel out Sergio Aguero's opener for the South Americans.

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