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World Cup Morocco coach Herve Renard still upset

World Cup Morocco coach Herve Renard still upset

Cristiano Ronaldo's effort was saved following a video assistant referee (VAR) review against Iran, which was the record 19th spot kick awarded in the tournament. Oh, and then Portugal had a penalt...

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No, after you: Why England and Belgium may want to be second

No, after you: Why England and Belgium may want to be second

More than half the Belgium squad play their club football in England and, according to Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen , this is another an important c...

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Iceland vs. Croatia - Football Match Report

Iceland vs. Croatia - Football Match Report

Shortly after half-time though, Milan Badelj put Croatia in front with a textbook half-volley from Perisic's cross. Croatia enters the round of 16 with tons of confidence as the victor of Group D ...

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Todays match fixture, live streaming info for Tuesday

A thrilling finish to France's group campaign didn't materialise in their last game against Denmark which ended goalless. If Australia beat Peru 1-0 here on Tuesday, and Denmark lose by the same...

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Stephen Curry hilariously chimes in on James Harden winning NBA MVP

Stephen Curry hilariously chimes in on James Harden winning NBA MVP

Both players were certainly deserving of the award, especially from a numbers standpoint. He was the NBA's scoring champion (30.4 points a game) to go along with 8.8 assists a game. So when NBA comm...

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Feline fortune-teller Achilles tips Nigeria to beat Argentina

Feline fortune-teller Achilles tips Nigeria to beat Argentina

When I played in the Argentina team with him, he was always the main player and the main man. Argentina are now enduring their longest winless run in World Cup finals history, (W0 D2 L2). Thos...

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#WorldCupWith360nobs: Super Eagles ‘Won’t Lose’ Against Iceland - Rohr

#WorldCupWith360nobs: Super Eagles ‘Won’t Lose’ Against Iceland - Rohr

Nigeria were below par in their opening 2-0 defeat to Croatia and they will have to avoid defeat if their World Cup campaign is to continue. The Super Eagles would have gone out with defeat b...

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Harry Kane leads record-breaking England half in Panama demolition

Harry Kane leads record-breaking England half in Panama demolition

A former England worldwide, he has been around long enough to know that most of the battle in soccer is creating quality chances, and if a team's players are as world class as England's are, event...

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Javier Mascherano asks Argentina fans to band together vs

Javier Mascherano asks Argentina fans to band together vs

No official change has been made, but now TyC reports that the president of Argentina's soccer federation, Claudio Tapia, is supporting the players in their attempt to wrest control of the team aw...

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Socceroos eliminated, Peru leaves Russia on high note

But I have no influence on that. Guerrero set up Watford winger Carrillo to volley in a fine goal from 16 yards, low into the far corner beyond the dive of Mathew Ryan, to become the first player to...

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Ben Simmons is named NBA Rookie of the Year

Ben Simmons is named NBA Rookie of the Year

The NBA Awards are being held in Los Angeles and the rookie award was contentious, with Mitchell and others questioning if Simmons should be eligible because he sat out the 2016/17 season injured. S...

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Denmark and France through to World Cup last 16 after goalless draw

Denmark and France through to World Cup last 16 after goalless draw

That has left Denmark in an awkward situation where they must get a result against France to eliminate Australia and get a spot in the round of 16. With Yussuf Poulsen suspended and Pione Sisto ha...

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Records CR7 Has Already Equalled/Broken At 2018 World Cup

Moroccan players bemoan referee Ravshan Irmatov's decision to award Spain a late goal on the basis of video review at the World Cup on June 25. They will need to. It stayed that way until a controve...

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Nigeria plan to end Lionel Messi's World Cup dream

Nigeria plan to end Lionel Messi's World Cup dream

With two wins, Croatia have qualified already and with the suggestion the Group D leaders - needing just a point to finish top - may rest players, Argentina's chances may become even slimmer. Lion...

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Joel Embiid is ready to win titles with LeBron

Joel Embiid is ready to win titles with LeBron

Seventeen days removed from his team getting swept by the juggernaut Golden State Warriors, No. 23 has all but certainly been talking to other players across the National Basketball Association, inclu...

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#WC2018: Portugal concede late penalty as Uruguay await in last 16

#WC2018: Portugal concede late penalty as Uruguay await in last 16

They were unable to kick on and take the lead, though, and went behind again nine minutes from time when Youssef En-Nesyri netted a bullet header from a corner. Al Dawsari knocked the victor in off th...

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Portugal - World Cup - 25 June 2018

Portugal - World Cup - 25 June 2018

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary became the oldest player at a World Cup. Scored the opener for Uruguay , in the 3-0 win. Spain coach Fernando Hierro and playmaker Isco agreed their team need...

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US Open will factor maternity leave into seedings

US Open will factor maternity leave into seedings

Serena Williams will learn whether she has been seeded for Wimbledon on Tuesday, amid an ongoing conversation about the treatment of players coming back from pregnancy. Petra Kvitova, a two-time W...

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Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Sampaoli

Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Sampaoli

Group leaders Croatia have six points, Nigeria three, while Iceland and Argentina have one each. According to reports in the Argentine media, other players likely to be dropped for the clash...

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VAR drama as Portugal and Spain reach World Cup last 16

VAR drama as Portugal and Spain reach World Cup last 16

We have a margin for improvement and will work on that these [coming] days. "We have to do all it takes", a still joyful Fayez said, as he held an Iranian flag on the back of his head. Today we came...

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Clippers’ Lou Williams wins NBA Sixth Man of the Year

Clippers’ Lou Williams wins NBA Sixth Man of the Year

James Harden claimed the 2018 Most Valuable Player Award over Anthony Davis and LeBron James at the second annual NBA Awards Show in Santa Monica , Calif. Casey also coached the Eastern Confer...

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Javier Mascherano: Lionel Messi 'desperate' to turn things round with Argentina

Javier Mascherano: Lionel Messi 'desperate' to turn things round with Argentina

Defender Brian Idowu, who joined his coach at the news conference, said Nigeria's only choice was to try and bring Messi's World Cup to an end. The talismanic Argentine midfielder has so far faile...

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What pushed Argentina to brink of World Cup elimination?

What pushed Argentina to brink of World Cup elimination?

It took 53 minutes for the deadlock to be broken, but the South American side paid for their slapdash defending as Rebic's strike rippled the net. And with Argentina stuck with only one point with o...

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Germany rescue World Cup hopes with late Kroos victor

Germany rescue World Cup hopes with late Kroos victor

Germany forward Thomas Mueller said the holders were rewarded despite having their backs to the wall for most of the match. "I am Swedish, and I wear our shirt and our flag with pride". - Mexico ...

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Did that just happen? Astros' Alex Bregman shaves mustache mid-game

Did that just happen? Astros' Alex Bregman shaves mustache mid-game

It's true: In the middle of the Astros' 11-3 win over the Royals on Sunday, third baseman Alex Bregman shaved his mustache. When he came back up to the plate in the fourth inning, eagle-eyed obser...

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Spurs Publicly Say They Still Prefer To Retain Kawhi Leonard

Spurs Publicly Say They Still Prefer To Retain Kawhi Leonard

Bruce Bowen , who won three championships with the team, made that abundantly clear in a radio spot on Sirius XM NBA on Thursday night, saying of Leonard's ongoing issues, "there's nothing but excuses...

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Lionel Messi: Barcelona star told to be more like Cristiano Ronaldo

Lionel Messi: Barcelona star told to be more like Cristiano Ronaldo

For all his heroics with Barcelona at club level, Messi is still often compared unfavourably in his homeland for his inability to recreate Maradona's success for the national team. Believe it or not...

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Kosovo-Tied Swiss Players Criticized For Albania Gesture At World Cup Game

Kosovo-Tied Swiss Players Criticized For Albania Gesture At World Cup Game

The two players, Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka , made a gesture that evokes the double-headed eagle of the Albanian flag after scoring goals in the match in the Russian city of Kaliningrad. "In ...

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Germany Must Ignore Pressure In South Korean Test, Says Marco Reus

Germany Must Ignore Pressure In South Korean Test, Says Marco Reus

Toni Kroos of Germany celebrates scoring his side's winning goal against Sweden. "When you put in 400 passes in a game, then one or two won't go where they should", said Kroos. Reus, whose goal spa...

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Mexico defeats South Korea 2-1

Mexico defeats South Korea 2-1

A win gave Mexico six points in Group F - and it's looking likely that Mexico can emerge as the victor of the group and avoid a Round of 16 showdown with Brazil. South Korea were marked down ea...

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Swiss ministers support Xhaka, Shaqiri over goal celebrations

Swiss ministers support Xhaka, Shaqiri over goal celebrations

Kosovo , a former Serbian province, declared its independence in 2008, but tensions remain high between the two nations as Serbia does not recognise it as an independent state. Serbian FA chiefs had...

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Messi was powerless against us, says Croatia coach Dalic

Messi was powerless against us, says Croatia coach Dalic

The winning goals generated a deep crisis in Argentina despite the fact that the runner-up world still has chances to qualify if they beat Nigeria in the last day of group D. "The team is lost, it i...

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Egypt's El Hadary, 45, becomes World Cup's oldest player

Egypt's El Hadary, 45, becomes World Cup's oldest player

Saudi Arabia has not scored in either of its matches, losing 5-0 to Russian Federation in the World Cup opener before falling 1-0 to Uruguay. Egypt , making their first World Cup appearance sinc...

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Final shot at redemption for Messi’s Argentina

Final shot at redemption for Messi’s Argentina

However, bouncing back will take a huge improvement in performance and strength of character so far unseen from the two-time world champions in Russian Federation. We've seen it in the Champions Lea...

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Teen Football Team Trapped In Cave Since Saturday

Teen Football Team Trapped In Cave Since Saturday

But officials told the Nation newspaper that they believed the players might be in dry section of the Tham Luang Nang Non cave, which is located in a national park. The group became trapped when a h...

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Women’s State of Origin

Women’s State of Origin

Studdon was smiling from ear to ear after guiding her side to victory at North Sydney Oval on Friday night despite her personal hardship. Asked how hard it was to choose between the Blues and he...

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Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 to secure first win

Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 to secure first win

Brazil , instantly recognizable in their famous yellow shirts and blue shorts, were kitted out in an all-blue number for the match at the Saint Petersburg Stadium. Supporters were in for a surprise ...

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Maradona Blasts: Messi Is A Kid, Can’t Solve Argentina’s Problems

Maradona Blasts: Messi Is A Kid, Can’t Solve Argentina’s Problems

That follows on from his opening-round hat-trick against Spain , but Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo believes the team still need improvements if they are to go deep in this year's Russian Federation s...

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Two each for Hazard and Lukaku as Belgium thump Tunisia

Two each for Hazard and Lukaku as Belgium thump Tunisia

Buoyed by their impressive performance and last minute victor against Tunisia on Monday the Three Lions produced a breathtaking first half display that saw John Stones score two headers, Harry Kane...

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World Cup qualifying scenarios for every team before final group games

World Cup qualifying scenarios for every team before final group games

France are already through but will want to beat Denmark on Tuesday to take top spot, although a draw would also keep them clear. Wins or draws for Brazil against Serbia and Switzerland against Cost...

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