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Signs bad for Messi's last chance to emulate Maradona

Signs bad for Messi's last chance to emulate Maradona

But it became harder in the 64th minute of Argentina's opener when his tame penalty was saved by Iceland's goalkeeper - watched inevitably by Maradona who had lapped up adoring cries of "Dieeeeego!"...

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Indian cricket team to start World Test Championship with West Indies series

An entire New Zealand generation of cricketers - and fans - has gone without until now. The Five-match Test Ashes series will be preserved under the new Championship structure, with Australia to...

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Senegal and Japan fans help clean up stadiums following World Cup games

Senegal and Japan fans help clean up stadiums following World Cup games

One person tweeted that Cisse was "easily the most GIFable coach at this World Cup ", while another said: " Aliou Cisse staring into your SOUL as he celebrates Senegal's win over Poland! ". "I'...

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Brazil hold their breath as superstar Neymar limps out of training

Brazil hold their breath as superstar Neymar limps out of training

Neymar became the most fouled player in a single World Cup game since England star Alan Shearer at the 1998 edition in France. " Neymar felt some pain in his right ankle, so that's the reason he lef...

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Joaquin makes his second Spain prediction of the World Cup

Joaquin makes his second Spain prediction of the World Cup

In a clip shared with her 977,000 Instagram followers, the singer could be seen grinning as she waved her arms in the air. Where is the FIFA World Cup 2018 Match-20 between Iran vs Spain is go...

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Sarri identifies first signing for Chelsea

Sarri identifies first signing for Chelsea

It is also suggested that Chelsea officials are interested in bringing OGC Nice midfielder Jean Michaël Seri to the club this summer, a move which has likely already been run past their proposed man...

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Russian Federation 5-0 Saudi Arabia

Russian Federation 5-0 Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia qualified for their fifth World Cup as runners-up in Group B, finishing behind Japan but ahead of Australia on goal difference (although the Aussies did eventually qualify via the pl...

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US Open participation ‘pure bonus’ for Tiger Woods after injury comeback

US Open participation ‘pure bonus’ for Tiger Woods after injury comeback

Open as an event that should be the most hard test of the year for players. Dustin Johnson suffered a third-round collapse to fall into a four-way tie at the top of the US Open leaderboard with ...

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South Korea's creative tactic to confuse World Cup spy

South Korea's creative tactic to confuse World Cup spy

The only gaol emerged in the second half. We are a team with fight. It's matches like these when teams turn to their creative weapons, to those with the kind of spark that no amount of spying can pr...

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Hawks leaning towards Doncic with third overall pick

Hawks leaning towards Doncic with third overall pick

Let's hope that this scenarios plays out exactly as outlined: Suns take DeAndre Ayton , Kings take Bagley and Doncic falls to #3, where the Hawks select him 3 overall - setting in motion the first ma...

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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'

Kane headed a 91st-minute victor to follow his opening goal as Gareth Southgate's side edged to a 2-1 Group G success in Volgograd. It did to me, because I loved the pressure and added responsibilit...

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Dwight Howard traded again, this time to the Brooklyn Nets

Dwight Howard traded again, this time to the Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have traded Timofey Mozgov for Dwight Howard , which gets them salary-cap space for the 2019-20 National Basketball Association season. Some of the notable possible National Baske...

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Luis Suárez sends Uruguay through with victory over Saudi Arabia

Luis Suárez sends Uruguay through with victory over Saudi Arabia

Hattan Babhir should have equalised for Saudi Arabia in the 27th minute with a chance inside the box but he shot over the crossbar while unmarked. Saudi Arabia seems unlikely to emulate the surp...

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Senegal and Japan fans tidy up after their World Cup matches

Senegal and Japan fans tidy up after their World Cup matches

After the Blue Samurai's achievement of being the first Asian team to beat a South American side in a World Cup match on June 19, fans celebrated by... He said: "You often hear people say that footbal...

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Leishman blasts US Open organisers after collapse

Leishman blasts US Open organisers after collapse

Former European Tour player Tony Johnstone wrote: "How can the USGA NOT kick his butt out of there?" Mickelson, celebrating his 48th birthday, was already four over for the day when he got into all ...

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Jones fails to win full backing from RFU as problems pile up

Jones fails to win full backing from RFU as problems pile up

England captain Owen Farrell believes a lack of composure was a factor in their second Test defeat to South Africa and has urged his team mates to learn the lessons from their 23-12 loss on Saturday....

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Kane England win the World Cup?

Kane England win the World Cup?

Kane has now scored 15 goals in 25 appearances for England since making his global debut in 2015. However, the former England global believes that Kane should not be labelled as a world class...

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Arsenal sign goalkeeper Bernd Leno - Premier League 2017

Arsenal sign goalkeeper Bernd Leno - Premier League 2017

Heiko Herrlich's side only missed out on a spot in the Champions League on the last day of the season, losing out on goal difference. "Now it's a new chapter for the club". Arsenal have looked in n...

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Gregg Popovich meets with Kawhi Leonard

Gregg Popovich meets with Kawhi Leonard

Early indications say the meeting was good conversation and that more dialogue is expected in the future. Multiple outlets reported last week that Leonard wants out of San Antonio and is determine...

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Ronaldo looms for Morocco as Russian Federation basks in glory

Things do not work like this. "I occupy spaces, in the movements we open spaces for each other, I hope everything goes back to this way". Portugal will edge closer to the knockouts should they bea...

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Neymar picks up injury during Brazil's training ahead of Costa Rica match

Neymar left the Rostov Arena limping but told media that there was nothing to worry about, and his appearance in training appeared to allay any fears that he had suffered yet another heartbreaking in...

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Ashwin Willemse heading to Equality Court to take on SuperSport

Ashwin Willemse heading to Equality Court to take on SuperSport

Willemse‚ who represented the Springboks in 19 Tests between 2003 and 2007‚ spoke of being labelled a "quota player" and refused to be "patronised by two individuals who played in an apartheid/segrega...

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Kieran Trippier says England are not over-reliant on Harry Kane's goals

Kieran Trippier says England are not over-reliant on Harry Kane's goals

As reported by the Metro , one overexcited fan climbed on top of a vehicle, which then proceeded to speed up and brake, sending him flying onto the road. I'd stick Rashford up front with Kane and dro...

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That Hilariously Bad Cristiano Ronaldo Statue Has Finally Been Replaced

That Hilariously Bad Cristiano Ronaldo Statue Has Finally Been Replaced

The winning goal came from Moroccan former superstar Abdelkarim Krimau, who was positioned as the center-back, in the 69th minute. Portugal's Adrien Silva refused to be drawn on comparisons betw...

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Russian Federation beat Egypt to lead group

Russian Federation beat Egypt to lead group

Egypt have never beaten European opposition at the World Cup but need a win to stay in the tournament. "It's hard to say what would have happened if he was on top form but I always say that behind o...

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Neymar injured in Brazil training

The Brazilian football confederation said the injury was not serious, adding Neymar left as a precaution and would be back in training on Wednesday (Thursday NZ time). There was one tweet which high...

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Real Madrid confident in closing Alisson deal at €60 million

Real Madrid confident in closing Alisson deal at €60 million

And according to Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo , they have moved a step closer to doing that by agreeing personal terms with Alisson. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is looking to significan...

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Mohamed Salah in starting line-up for Egypt v Russian Federation: team

Mohamed Salah in starting line-up for Egypt v Russian Federation: team

We have just had some very agreeable team news if you are an Egypt fan. Egypt coach Hector Cuper has announced his side's squad, with Mohamed Salah returning to global action, having missed ...

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England smash record ODI total

England smash record ODI total

But he soon had a say with the ball - first tumbling low at mid-on to collect Short's chip off David Willey to mid-on and then seeing off Travis Head caught-and-bowled just after the opener had reache...

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FIFA 2018: Russia sour Salah's return to close in on last 16

FIFA 2018: Russia sour Salah's return to close in on last 16

A disgusting own goal from Ahmed Fathi , the fifth in the tournament and third from an African side, opened a goal harvest in second half of a nail-biting encounter after a barren first. The arrival ...

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World Cup fans reach Russian Federation, book hotel in wrong city

World Cup fans reach Russian Federation, book hotel in wrong city

England will look to keep the momentum alive in its second match against Panama on Sunday. Kane's header one minute into added handed England a deserved three points from their opening World Cup...

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Senegal Has the Best Fans at the World Cup

Senegal Has the Best Fans at the World Cup

Finally, his substitutions - introducing Cheikh Ndoye and Kouyate during the second half - were sensible and served to give Senegal more presence and defensive might as Poland sought to find a way...

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Konta gains revenge on Vekic to reach Nottingham final

Konta gains revenge on Vekic to reach Nottingham final

At the start of the second set Barty began to show some vulnerability on serve and was forced to save five break points in her first service games. Konta had beat Barty in straight sets past year in...

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Draft Day trades to watch out for

Draft Day trades to watch out for

In an interview with Ian Begley of ESPN , Shaq spoke about the end of his career, where he got "greedy" and "was trying to make quick stops to get [one last title]". If they waive and stretch out the ...

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Russian Federation vs. Egypt - Football Match Report

Egypt is having the better of the play at the moment! Egypt weathered the storm, though, and Trezeguet very almost took advantage of the extra space created by Salah's presence when he curled j...

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Buttler keen to captain England again

Buttler keen to captain England again

Roy's innings and a typically quickfire 91 not out from stand-in captain Jos Buttler , deputising after regular skipper Eoin Morgan suffered a back spasm shortly before the toss , took England t...

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Gary Lineker's class reaction to Harry Kane's goal in studio

Gary Lineker's class reaction to Harry Kane's goal in studio

We've got a great bond off the pitch so it's great to see it on the pitch. 'We're a long way from perfection. "I'm really proud. We did a lot of work on training field and were itching to play". A...

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Romelu Lukaku stars as Belgium beat Panama

Romelu Lukaku stars as Belgium beat Panama

That scoreline reflected the superiority of Roberto Martinez's side, though in truth they were disappointingly flat in the first half and lacked any real spark. Belgium take on Tunisia in their s...

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Senegal tops Poland amid controversy for first African win

One moment he would be running at the Poland defence from the left, the next he would be cutting inside through the middle and arriving in completely unexpected spaces. Szczęsny may have been caught...

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Japan shocks 10-man Colombia in historic win for Asian football

Japan shocks 10-man Colombia in historic win for Asian football

They can also hope Japan wins out, which seems like a bit of a long shot considering how much difficulty they had putting away a man-down Colombia team. As the 10 men tried to hit back, Santiago A...

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