BlackBerry services down in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina, won’t be back up until tomorrow

Just when things were getting better for RIM, their luck runs out. BlackBerry services are down again for some users in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), India, Brazil, Chile and Argentina and don’t look like coming back up for at least another few hours. RIM issued the following statement:

Media statement – October 11
Some users in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, India, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina are experiencing messaging and browsing delays. We are working to restore normal service as quickly as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.

Hockey World Cup: Day 12 Review

The fifth-place finish helped Spain book a berth in Champions Trophy. For hosts, the eighth-place is their best show in 16 years.

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Spain beat Korea to finish 5th

Kiwis stumble to ninth position

In a match where fortunes fluctuated from one side to another, it was New Zealand who held their nerves to beat South Africa 5-4 on penalty strokes.

Argentina drub sorry India

Argentina overcame India 4-2 in the seventh-eighth play-off. The eighth-place finish for the hosts is their best at the World Cup in 16 years.

Pol Amat brace sinks Korea

Two first half goals from Pol Amat helped Spain beat Korea 2-0 in the play-off for the fifth-sixth place at the hockey World Cup.


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Hockey World Cup: Day 10 Review

On the last day of the league matches, Germany booked a semifinal berth against England while the Netherlands will meet Australia.

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Germany will play England in the Semi-Final


Germany go past Kiwis into semis

Defending champions Germany saw off a late challenge from New Zealand to score a thumping 5-2 victory and book a semifinal berth.

Dutch to face Australia in semis

A plucky South Korea fought back superbly from a goal deficit to stun three-time champions the Netherlands 2-1.

Argentina pile on Canadian agony

Lowest ranked Argentina overcame a late fightback from Canada to score a 4-2 victory and set up a clash with India for seventh-place play-off.


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Hockey World Cup: Day 8 Review

The day proved to be lucky for Korea while New Zealand’s hopes suffered a big blow. The Netherlands played out a thrilling draw with Germany.

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The Netherlands played out a thrilling draw with Germany

Korea keep last-four hopes alive

Drag-flicker Jong Hyun Jang struck thrice as nimble-footed Korea drubbed lowly Canada 9-2 in a high scoring match to keep their semifinal hopes alive.

New Zealand bomb in crucial tie

Bottom placed Argentina scored their first win of the tournament, edging past New Zealand with a solitary goal in their penultimate Pool A match.

Germans, Dutch split points

Captain Teun de Nooijer struck in dying minutes to lead the Netherlands to a thrilling 2-2 draw against defending Champions Germany and virtually booked a semifinal berth for his side.

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Hockey World Cup: Day 6 Review

The sixth day saw the Dutch, Germans and Kiwis get closer to the semis while Korea, Argentina and Canada’s hopes were dashed.

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Germany and Argentina in action at the Hockey World Cup 2010

A much-needed win for New Zealand

New Zealand survived waves of South Korean attacks before pulling off a 2-1 upset victory to keep alive their semifinal hopes.

Netherlands roll Canada over

Title contenders the Netherlands pumped in six goals in the second half to blank a lowly Canada 6-0 and virtually booked a semifinal berth.

Argentina make Germany work for win

Defending Champions Germany scraped past a plucky Argentina 4-3 to brighten their chances for a semifinal slot.



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Hockey World Cup: Day 4 Review

The drama continued on the fourth day of the hockey World Cup as Korea beat Argentina in a thrilling encounter, while, Germany extended their unbeaten run in the World Cup.

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Argentina and Korea in action at the FIH Hockey World Cup 2010

Holders Germany thrash Canada

Defending champions Germany extended their unbeaten run in World Cup ties to 15 as they overcame minnows Canada 6-0.

Korea come out on top in a thriller

The match ended on a dramatic note as Sung Hoon Yoon, in the dying moments of the match, appealed for a penalty corner after the umpire whistled in the Argentines’ favour.

Dutch corner Kiwis

Title contenders the Netherlands staved off New Zealand’s spirited resistance to record a 3-1 victory.

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Hockey World Cup 2010: Day 2 Review

The drama continued on the second day of the hockey World Cup as New Zealand clinched a tight win and Germany were held on to a draw.

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Holland and Argentina in action on day 2

NZ score come-from-behind win

Ryan Archibald scored a last-gasp Kiwi winner as Canada ran out of luck in their opening World Cup match in New Delhi.

Germany survive Korea scare

Defending champions Germany came back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw against Korea in a Pool A match in New Delhi.

Taekema hattrick sinks Argentina

Holland beat Argentina to stretch their unbeaten run at hockey World Cup to seven games.

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