• Russian Federation ‘know how to stop’ Egypt’s Salah
Russian Federation ‘know how to stop’ Egypt’s Salah

Speaking ahead of Tuesday's match in St Petersburg , Cuper again put himself at odds with his federation by insisting final medical checks must be carried out, although he expects Salah to face hosts buoyed by a 5-0 thrashing of Saudi Arabia.

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  • Art of cheering, Mexican style, has fans talking
Art of cheering, Mexican style, has fans talking

I think fans in Mexico City were excited. The Germans, World Cup winners in Brazil four years ago, were one of the pre-tournament favorites but the defeat means there will be no room for error when they face Sweden and South Korea in their remaining Group F games.

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  • Engine catches fire on Saudi Arabia's team plane
Engine catches fire on Saudi Arabia's team plane

Reports of a fire in one of the engines were incorrect, the spokesman added . They are expected to struggle again on Wednesday, with Uruguay eyeing up a second win after securing a late 1-0 victory over Morocco in their first game. The Saudi team was seen calmly leaving the plane on its way to the team hotel in Rostov. Saudi Arabia , who suff...

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  • Saudi Arabia's Football Team Flight Catches Fire, Team Safe and Sound
Saudi Arabia's Football Team Flight Catches Fire, Team Safe and Sound

Reports of a fire in one of the engines were incorrect, the spokesman added. Incredible footage captured by the Saudi team showed flames engulfing the wing as the plane touched down. "Well, of course we were scared a bit, but thank God". The team, who are making their first appearance at the World Cup since 2006, suffered the biggest defeat in ...

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  • Two British men removed from World Cup train to…
Two British men removed from World Cup train to…

Nearly two million people lost their lives during the six-month siege of the city and, with relations between Russian Federation and the United Kingdom now strained, Southgate said England's trip offers a chance of perspective. After the break, England struggled to maintain the intensity of the opening period and Tunisia looked more comfortable as ...

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  • Harry Kane clinches England victory with late header against Tunisia
Harry Kane clinches England victory with late header against Tunisia

Harry Kane has promised to tackle the World Cup head on, embracing his responsibilities as the team's leader in his naturally modest fashion, and is as likely to be your grandmother's hero this summer as a die-hard England supporter's.

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  • Harry Kane double ensures England defeat Tunisia in World Cup opener
Harry Kane double ensures England defeat Tunisia in World Cup opener

The English team face a winnable match against a Tunisian team that isn't expected to get out of the group, and it's a contest that gives the Three Lions a golden chance at three points to start the competition. England first appeared in the 1950 edition. Their recent history is checkered with disappointment including failing to escape the Wo...

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  • Warner to make debut appearance for St Lucia Stars
Warner to make debut appearance for St Lucia Stars

While he is prohibited from taking part in worldwide cricket and domestic cricket in Australia, he is free to play overseas, and recently signed up for the inaugural Global Twenty20 Canada league in Toronto starting later this month. David is arguably one of the greatest batsman of the modern era and a winning player. David Warner, during his pre...

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  • Cavs Have Called Spurs About Possible Kawhi Leonard Trade
Cavs Have Called Spurs About Possible Kawhi Leonard Trade

It was reported by multiple outlets Friday that Leonard wants to be traded by the Spurs . Still, he has some leverage in that he can refuse to sign a long-term extension with certain teams, which would discourage said teams from making respectable offers.

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  • Russian Federation 2018: Lukaku nets twice as Belgium crush Panama
Russian Federation 2018: Lukaku nets twice as Belgium crush Panama

The passion exuded from Panama's national anthem sent social media into overdrive. Tunisia Vs England (11:30 PM IST) Looking to earn their first World Cup title since 1966, England will start off their campaign against Tunisia in a Group G match at the Volgograd Arena today - a repeat of their opening match of the '98 World Cup .

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  • Refusal to play Eagles: Kalinic sent packing
Refusal to play Eagles: Kalinic sent packing

Reports from Russian Federation suggested that Kalinic refused to go on as a sub in the 85th minute against Nigeria when requested, telling Dalic at the time that he had a sore back. World Cup nations are only allowed to replace players in their squads until 24 hours before the start of the tournament, and only then in the event of injury.

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  • United States of America legend Landon Donovan defends advert supporting Mexico at World Cup
United States of America legend Landon Donovan defends advert supporting Mexico at World Cup

The Leon statement read in part: "Landon Donovan and Club Leon have agreed to part ways and to not validate the signed contract for next season". Several former US players, including Carlos Bocanegra, Cobi Jones and current ESPN analysts Hercules Gomez and Taylor Twellman, were among those who criticized Donovan's support for Mexico and urged...

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  • Koepka holds off Fleetwood for U.S. Open title
Koepka holds off Fleetwood for U.S. Open title

Morfit: Nah. He's so good he just waits for the next one. For an American golfer, the most handsome romance possible might be with your national championship. It's just no fun sitting on your couch. The murmurs started: Maybe Reed could follow his Masters win with a triumph at the U.S. Open. Fitting, really, that it was a par at a U.S.

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  • Federer marks No.1 ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart
Federer marks No.1 ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart

Roger Federer defeated Nick Kyrgios 6-7 (2), 6-2, 7-6 (5) to book his place in the Stuttgart Open final and reclaim the No. 1 ranking from Rafael Nadal on Saturday. In the second set though, Raonic and Pouille remained strong on serve, all the way into a second-set tiebreak (Raonic has yet to have his serve broken in this tournament).

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  • Sterling, not Kane, key for England: Wes Brown
Sterling, not Kane, key for England: Wes Brown

Harry Kane has promised to tackle the World Cup head on, embracing his responsibilities as the team's leader in his naturally modest fashion, and is as likely to be your grandmother's hero this summer as a die-hard England supporter's.

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  • Chelsea and Man United consider a swap deal involving Martial and Willian
Chelsea and Man United consider a swap deal involving Martial and Willian

The paper says that the Spaniard "has made it clear he wants him to stay". Arsenal's new head coach Unai Emery , who has replaced Arsene Wenger at the club, is looking forward to working with the 25-year-old midfielder. That's not good enough, even if many of them have been strikes to remember. The 29-year-old France worldwide is wanted by the G...

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  • [Explainer] VAR makes major wins at 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation
[Explainer] VAR makes major wins at 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation

France had technology in its corner later in the match, when Pogba's go-ahead strike in the 81st minute was rightly confirmed by goal-line technology after it hit off the underside of the crossbar and bounced in. There was no doubting the quality of the approach play to Pogba's goal, though, after he exchanged one-twos with two team mates to carve...

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  • Virat Kohli, Dhoni take Yo-Yo Test ahead of England tour
Virat Kohli, Dhoni take Yo-Yo Test ahead of England tour

Kohli, who is one of the fittest Indian cricketers, is now undergoing rehabilitation for a neck injury that he sustained during his campaign with the Rajasthan Royals at the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Other members of the Indian squad for the limited-overs tour of England and Ireland, including skipper Kohli, appeared for y...

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  • Five Things We Learned From Argentina And Iceland’s Stalemate
Five Things We Learned From Argentina And Iceland’s Stalemate

After rival Cristiano Ronaldo lit up the World Cup with a hat-trick against Spain on day two, Messi and Argentina were hoping to do the same against Iceland . "We were playing against one of the best teams in the world, against one of the best players in the world", said Halldorsson, who also stopped a risky Cristian Pavon curler near the end ...

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  • David Livingstone discusses USGA reputation after eventful US Open
David Livingstone discusses USGA reputation after eventful US Open

Finau was the first local player to play in the final group at a U.S. Open since Keith Clearwater, who was paired with Tom Watson in 1987 after shooting a third-round 64. We were by the pool and the casino just hanging out, no worries about that at all. "It was a little slower than I thought". The last player to do it was Curtis Strange in 1989...

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  • Conor McGregor appears in court to face charges following UFC 223 incident
Conor McGregor appears in court to face charges following UFC 223 incident

Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor expressed regret to reporters Thursday over an attack on a bus of fellow fighters in NY two months ago, following a brief Brooklyn court appearance on charges relating to the incident. During the UFC 223 media day session on April 6, McGregor, Cian Cowley and a host of other team-mates allegedly stormed the ...

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  • U.S. Open 2018: 10 golfers who can catch Dustin Johnson
U.S. Open 2018: 10 golfers who can catch Dustin Johnson

England's 12th-ranked Fleetwood seized the opportunity to match the lowest round ever in the US Open with a brilliant seven-under 63 for a two-over total of 282. His nerves didn't crack under the intense pressure of Fleetwood's posted score. Fleetwood then had to watch for more than two hours as the leaders completed their rounds.

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  • Jubilant Mexicans jump so hard they trigger earthquake sensors
Jubilant Mexicans jump so hard they trigger earthquake sensors

Germany were in control until Hirving Lozano slotted the ball past goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in the 35th minute, . giving the Tri-colors the lead. Jubilant Mexico fans celebrate Lozano's match-winning goal against Germany. is facing. Germany forward Thomas Muller says there is a special motivation to defend the World Cup title. "Everybody i...

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  • Germany 0-0 Mexico in first half
Germany 0-0 Mexico in first half

Mexico football fans are believed to have caused a minor quake as they celebrated their team's shock win over Germany at the World Cup . "Its the best goal Ive scored in my entire life. Mexico, however, were left anxious in the dying stages of the game as they chose to sit back and defend, allowing Germany to build attack after attack, a gam...

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  • Germany stunned by Mexico's 1-0 victory
Germany stunned by Mexico's 1-0 victory

With 20 minutes gone, Coutinho gathered a clearance 25 yards from goal and curled a marvellous shot into the far corner off the post to give the five-times world champions the lead. "You can't compare the two". Twice has this fate befallen Argentina, who lost their opening match after both of their trophy wins, in 1982 and 1990, with Italy stunne...

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