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Belgium pips England to top spot in WCup Group G

Belgium pips England to top spot in WCup Group G

The Daily Telegraph chose to "look on the bright side" having avoided pre-tournament favourites Brazil in the quarter-finals but added some fans may question Southgate's decision to make wholesale changes to the starting line-up. "We know our squad inside out, where they are, the different strengths they have and problems they pose the opposition", said Southgate. "Colombians had bought up 75 per cent of the tickets, filling the place with a Latin American rhythm and an unceasing broiling ... Read More

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2nd T20I: India thrash Ireland by 143 runs for their biggest win

2nd T20I: India thrash Ireland by 143 runs for their biggest win

With Pandya as the third seaming option, it will also be interesting to see whether medium pacer Siddharth Kaul makes his India debut after an impressive stint in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He played only 4 dot balls in the innings. Kohli has stuck to his words and made as many as four changes in the playing eleven. It's a rare occasion when the former Indian skipper had to sit out despite being in the squad . Read More

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The cake and the portrait: Messi celebrated his birthday with teammates

The cake and the portrait: Messi celebrated his birthday with teammates

Messi is yet to provide a goal or an assist in Russian Federation and Sampaoli's men need a win over Nigeria Tuesday to have any chance of reaching the last 16. Portugal will face two-time winners Uruguay in Sochi on Saturday. Such a pleasant gift would cheer up Messi after being criticized for his tepid performances at his fourth World Cup with Argentina facing the shocking prospect of exiting the tournament early. Read More

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What must happen for Argentina to avoid World Cup elimination?

What must happen for Argentina to avoid World Cup elimination?

World Cup debutants Iceland proved they can compete against the top teams and will depart Russian Federation with their heads held high even if they failed to win a single game, Hallgrimsson said after the match. After a quiet opening with little action, Iceland started to gain control and apply pressure. On the stroke of halftime, Aron Gunnarsson fired an angled shot that was bound for the top corner until Lovre Kalinic tipped it away. Read More

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Ayton, Bridges, King, Okobo Visit Suns Summer Basketball Camps

Ayton, Bridges, King, Okobo Visit Suns Summer Basketball Camps

Doncic figures to shape the future of the Mavericks in some form with Dallas coming off consecutive losing seasons for the first time since the second of Nowitzki's two hard years at the start of his career. I just want to be the best great player". He teamed with Miami's Goran Dragic to lead Slovenia to a surprising gold medal at FIBA EuroBasket 2017. The Atlanta Hawks swapped the rights to Doncic, the No. Read More

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Gareth Southgate says England must focus on Panama and forget VAR verdicts

Gareth Southgate says England must focus on Panama and forget VAR verdicts

They will be defensive and looked to use their physicality and spirit to disrupt England . "My concern is that my players work well, that they stay true to their style of football, work hard and go for the win. " Tunisia liked to play the ball out from the back and they was very patient, and we pressed them high, but they got out sometimes". Speaking ahead of this weekend's game, the former Premier League victor said: "At the end of the day we are all here for one reason and that is to ... Read More

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Hazard, Lukaku Goals Put Belgium in Control Against Tunisia

Hazard, Lukaku Goals Put Belgium in Control Against Tunisia

With four goals in two matches in 2018 edition, Lukaku has a total of seven World Cup goals, which is Belgium's all-time highest. The reality is we are qualified and you are only as good as the 23 players. "In that respect, if we look after our performance we'll get settled into that sort of game". But they could not compete with Belgium's vastly superior firepower and Lukaku gave the Red Devils breathing space once more with a dinked finish from a Thomas Meunier pass just before ... Read More

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The 23 best World Cup players after the first round of action

The 23 best World Cup players after the first round of action

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin , Interfax news agency reported on Thursday, citing sources. "We have good contacts with Mr Infantino". Germany, the 2014 World Cup winners, even lost. "I have a very special relationship with Gianni Infantino", he said, " it means we don't speak!" "How I was received here, television, cameras, people, photographs, and so on", he said. Read More

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Mickelson incurs penalty after hitting moving ball

Speaking in the wake of this stand out moment, Mickelson failed to bring viewers together from their rivaling positions. But it's nothing disrespectful to me or to the U.S. Phil Mickelson of the United States plays a shot during practice rounds prior to THE PLAYERS Championship on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on May 8, 2018 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Read More

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Neymar has called himself the best player on the planet

Neymar has called himself the best player on the planet

Check out our brand new daily JOE World Cup Minipod with Dion Fanning and Paddy McKenna with added Mad Vlad Putin, Spanish managerial weeping and probably some football as well . The World Cup hasn't been where Ronaldo has impressed the most, though. "More important than his physical form is his mental form, he has incredible mental endurance", Santos said. Read More

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NCAA eases rules on athlete transfers

NCAA eases rules on athlete transfers

The NCAA announced two major rules changes to the college athletics landscape Wednesday. The new rule was passed with players that are struck down by early-season injuries in mind, but will also allow players that are used sparingly to prolong their college careers, creating more opportunity for athletes to contribute on the field of competition. Read More

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What’s next for Triple Crown victor Justify?

What’s next for Triple Crown victor Justify?

The chestnut colt became the second undefeated horse to sweep the Kentucky Derby , Preakness and Belmont, improving to 6-0 in a racing career that began on February 18. With his Triple Crown victory Saturday, Justify became the most valuable horse in racing history. Justify defied all the odds on his way to achieving Triple Crown immortality. Read More

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Alexander-Arnold to make senior England debut

Alexander-Arnold to make senior England debut

Taking the national team on the road allows more fans the chance to go and see them, especially when it comes to mid week evening games and the atmospheres around the country are always better too. Costa Rica get their World Cup E campaign under way against Serbia on 17 June in Samara. He also said that they had group discussions on key issues such as how to respond to potential racism in Russian Federation this month and also on tactics - which the players are encouraged to contribute to. Read More

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Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II is going ahead after all

Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II is going ahead after all

Cuban Romero, who failed to make the limit for his last fight in Perth in February, initially came in just under half a kilogram heavy and had two hours to lose the excess weight. The bout was eventually salvaged. Earlier this year, Romero weighed in at 187.7 pounds for a fight with Luke Rockhold for the interim belt. Romero earned a third-round KO victory as a plus-150 underdog, but was deemed ineligible to claim the belt after failing to make weight. Read More

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Thiem books spot in French Open final

Thiem books spot in French Open final

Thiem has yet to prove that he can stay with Nadal in a best-of-five-set match, losing in the second round of the French Open in 2014, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3, and again in the French Open semi-finals previous year by the lopsided and deflating score of 6-3, 6-4, 6-0, after plenty of pre-match build-up. Read More

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