• ICC sets up ODI League as a pathway to World Cup qualification
ICC sets up ODI League as a pathway to World Cup qualification

The ODI league will begin in 2020 and feature the twelve Test-playing nations and Netherlands, the 13th ranked side which qualified from the World Cricket League Championship. The structure of the men's FTP (2018-23) includes ICC Cricket World Cup - 2019 and 2023, ICC World T20 - 2020 and 2021, World Test Championship , Cycle 1 - 2019-2021 (final ...

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  • Mohamed Salah's World Cup bid ends with a whimper
Mohamed Salah's World Cup bid ends with a whimper

Now Cherchesov has been backed with a tasty takeaway option for fans to support the team - which could bring them a slice of luck. Egypt's final Group A game is against Saudi Arabia on Monday, which could also prove to be Cuper's last match as coach.

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  • Japan beat 10-man Colombia in another World Cup upset
Japan beat 10-man Colombia in another World Cup upset

The West African country's fans made a decision to tidy up after their 2-1 victory against Poland in the World Cup in Russian Federation yesterday. Fans of both Senegal and Japan would've been expected to celebrate their nations' wins at the 2018 FIFA World Cup by pouring out onto the streets in celebration.

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  • Neymar leaves training session with sore ankle
Neymar leaves training session with sore ankle

The PSG man was participating in a keep-away drill when he suddenly stopped in his tracks. He limped as he walked away from the field toward the dressing room. Neymar was sidelined for about three months because of the injury and was not fully fit when he arrived in Russian Federation for the World Cup. Rodrigues said the pain Neymar felt Tuesday...

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  • Iran vs Spain | 20 Jun 2018
Iran vs Spain | 20 Jun 2018

However, Iran would start as underdogs irrespective of the points table. On the other hand, Spain coach Fernando Hierro confirmed that David De Gea will continue as goalkeeper against Iran , despite failing to stop Ronaldo from scoring a hat trick in their opening game.

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  • Lukasz Fabianski: West Ham close to signing Swansea's Polish goalkeeper
Lukasz Fabianski: West Ham close to signing Swansea's Polish goalkeeper

West Ham United will put France under-21 defender Issa Diop through a medical ahead of a £21.9 million move, according to Sky Sports . Having signed the 33 year-old, who is at the World Cup with Poland, West Ham are also continuing to hold talks for another Swansea player, Alfie Mawson.

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  • Russian Federation 5-0 Saudi Arabia | Tactical Breakdown of Aleksandr Golovin's performance
Russian Federation 5-0 Saudi Arabia | Tactical Breakdown of Aleksandr Golovin's performance

Even on the day of the opening World Cup match, there was political tension between the two countries represented on the pitch as Russian Federation said it was "gravely concerned" about the Saudi-led coalition's offensive on Yemen's port city of Hodeidah and urged "for soonest suspension of the military action".

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  • USGA apologizes for unfairness of Shinnecock Hills
USGA apologizes for unfairness of Shinnecock Hills

It's Phil Mickelson's 48th birthday today, and knowing lefty, there's nowhere he'd rather be than on the golf course for the weekend of a major championship, especially the U.S. The USGA conceded the course was over the top and pledged to add water to slow it down. Rose wound up with a 73 and was one shot behind at 214. He then smashed a ...

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  • NBA Mock Draft 9.0
NBA Mock Draft 9.0

The local Arizona supporters may not want to hear anything other than " Deandre Ayton " at No. 1, but there are plenty of pros and cons with taking him at the top of the draft order. Although, the NBA Draft gives all fans and writers a chance to have a voice and project who will get drafted to what team. The green room is a staging area nea...

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  • Dani Carvajal returns to Spain lineup against Iran
Dani Carvajal returns to Spain lineup against Iran

Football statisticians Gracenote Sports believe Spain have a 71% chance of progressing through the group. The team coached by former Real Madrid and Portugal boss Carlos Queiroz are proudly sitting at the top of the group after kicking off with a last-gasp 1-0 victory over Morocco , and watching them keep a clean sheet was no surprise afte...

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  • England's Harry Kane wants to be 'best in the world'
England's Harry Kane wants to be 'best in the world'

London-England's last-gasp win against Tunisia at the football World Cup was Britain's most-watched television program of 2018, attracting a peak audience of 18.3 million, according to the BBC on Tuesday. They will get out of a group featuring two poor sides in Tunisia and Panama and they may even scrape through a round in the knock-out phase, ...

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  • Polite Japan Fans Clean Stadium After World Cup Win
Polite Japan Fans Clean Stadium After World Cup Win

Watch the Senegal fans tidy up after themselves here . After dispatching Colombia in Saransk-the first time Japan has ever defeated South American opposition in a competitive game-the Samurai Blue supporters put their wild celebrations on hold and whipped out large trash bags they had brought along, proceeding to scour the stands for litter, the ...

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  • Phil Mickelson purposely putts moving ball at US Open
Phil Mickelson purposely putts moving ball at US Open

Mickelson shot 81 for a 17-over 227. "It's meant to take advantage of the rules the best you can". Mickelson took a two stroke penalty before eventually making the shot. "That's the most out of character I've ever seen Phil Mickelson ", Fox analyst Paul Azinger said. Even though many will claim that the names above have bailed the USGA out, ...

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  • Incoming Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri 'wants to sign Dries Mertens'
Incoming Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri 'wants to sign Dries Mertens'

At Chelsea I think it will be the same". "At Napoli we enjoyed it very much as players and the supporters enjoyed it very much". Eden Hazard has been told to leave Chelsea for Real Madrid this summer. They claim that the Italian will make a move for Napoli attacker Dries Mertens , who is now away on global duty with Belgium at the Wor...

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  • Hornets trading Howard to Nets
Hornets trading Howard to Nets

Charlotte was determined to move out Howard, who has a $23.8 million expiring contract. The Brooklyn Nets have traded Timofey Mozgov for Dwight Howard, which gets them salary-cap space for the 2019-20 National Basketball Association season.

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  • Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia | 20 Jun 2018
Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia | 20 Jun 2018

Uruguay beat a 48-year curse of failing to win a World Cup finals opener on Friday, but needed an 89th-minute header to do so. Uruguay in black and blue, Saudi Arabia in whites. Saudi Arabia arrived safely in Rostov-on-Don for their second World Cup fixture despite a "technical failure" with the team's aircraft, the Saudi Arabian Football F...

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  • England's first World Cup game attracts record viewing figures
England's first World Cup game attracts record viewing figures

The camaraderie among England's 23-man squad had been highlighted a number of times in the build-up to Russian Federation 2018 and Henderson reckons it was this comradeship which helped get them over the line in Volgograd. The next stage was to do that at a world tournament and that's how you really establish yourself as a leading world playe...

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  • Spurs' Gregg Popovich, Kawhi Leonard meet in California
Spurs' Gregg Popovich, Kawhi Leonard meet in California

In particular, ESPN reported that Leonard is "irate" over public comments from Popovich and teammate Tony Parker as his absence wore on. Early indications say the meeting was good conversation and that more dialogue is expected in the future.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo is 'added value' for Portugal but tough Morocco test waits
Cristiano Ronaldo is 'added value' for Portugal but tough Morocco test waits

Aside from rubbing salt in the wounds of their Iberian rivals following the sacking of Spain coach Julen Lopetegui, Ronaldo's late equaliser puts Portugal in a strong position to qualify for the knockout stage if they beat Morocco , in just the second meeting between the two nations.

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  • Neymar leaves training session as ankle torment haunts Brazil striker
Neymar leaves training session as ankle torment haunts Brazil striker

Video at training captured the incident, which appeared to come in a routine exercise with his teammates. Neymar was making his first competitive appearance since February, having missed the latter stages of Paris Saint-Germain's Ligue 1 title-winning campaign because of a fractured foot, and urged referees to protect him from consistent fouling....

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  • Sports Ministry welcomes findings on Ashwin Willemse walkout
Sports Ministry welcomes findings on Ashwin Willemse walkout

He says the whole incident is rooted in racism. Willemse, although he did not attend any of the review dates, maintains that racism was at the core of what had transpired. The 36-year-old Willemse‚ who represented the Springboks in 19 Test matches between 2003 and 2007‚ walked out of the SuperSport studios in Randburg on May 19 after the Lions/...

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  • How to watch England vs Panama in the World Cup
How to watch England vs Panama in the World Cup

Some eagle-eyed viewers noticed that Kane's Tottenham teammate Kieran Trippier didn't join the rest of England's outfield players in their celebrations. England have more to offer than just Harry Kane insists former goalkeeper Chris Kirkland. The last man to score twice for England in a World Cup match was 1986 Golden Boot victor Gar...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal are not a one-man team - Fernando Santos
Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal are not a one-man team - Fernando Santos

Odds of 2/1 for Spain to win by more than two goals is a steal for me, as from what I've seen at this World Cup so far, there is a huge gulf in class between the two teams - much more so than their respective results leading into the tournament suggests.

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  • Bernd Leno: Arsenal agree fee for Bayer Leverkusen and Germany goalkeeper
Bernd Leno: Arsenal agree fee for Bayer Leverkusen and Germany goalkeeper

Leno is expected to compete with first-team goalkeepers Petr Cech and David Ospina at Arsenal after the pair endured tough 2017-18 campaigns. The former Arsenal striker - who now works as a pundit for the BBC - posted on social media after Emery completed his second signing of the summer.

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  • Neymar limps out of Brazil training session
Neymar limps out of Brazil training session

Doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said Neymar left as a precaution after feeling soreness while jogging. Given that this was only a recovery day for those who started the draw with Switzerland , Neymar's absence is not serious and this knock is not yet thought to be a great worry, however it only adds to the team's growing worries in Russian Federation....

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