• Brazil takes on Costa Rica
Brazil takes on Costa Rica

In the intervening period, Neymar also audaciously completed a rainbow flick over the head of Costa Rica substitute Yeltsin Tejeda and fell to his knees in emotional scenes at the final whistle. In the next match against Costa Rica , he complained to the referee frequently about not getting calls in his favour. A brace by Ahmed Musa earned N...

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  • Down the memory lane: Recapping Serena Williams's seven Wimbledon titles
Down the memory lane: Recapping Serena Williams's seven Wimbledon titles

The tournament's decision, first reported by the New York Times , comes on the heels of Serena Williams' seed at the French Open. The tennis superstar, holder of a record 23 Grand Slam titles, refuses to deviate from her raw vegan diet, which she's known to adopt during tennis season.

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  • Lukaku gives Belgium 3-1 lead, levels Ronaldo
Lukaku gives Belgium 3-1 lead, levels Ronaldo

Tunisia now exit the tournament after two losses, but they can leave encouraged after scoring twice against the Belgians, with Dylan Bronn and Whahib Khaziri getting on the scoresheet. This follows Tunisia's 5-2 defeat to Belgium in Saturday's first fixture. Against Tunisia , they were up against a side that frustrated England for large par...

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  • Mohamed Salah Ready To Quit After Latest Falling Out With Egyptian FA
Mohamed Salah Ready To Quit After Latest Falling Out With Egyptian FA

Salah was pictured with Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov, who has been accused of torture, prior to the tournament beginning. Salah, who was forced to miss Egypt's opening defeat against Uruguay as a result of the shoulder injury he suffered in last month's Champions League final against Real Madrid, is still expected to play for Egypt in their...

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  • Southgate Not Satisfied Despite England’s Thrashing Of Panama
Southgate Not Satisfied Despite England’s Thrashing Of Panama

In just two World Cup appearances, Tottenham striker Kane now has as many World Cup goals as Lionel Messi after backing up his double to beat Tunisia with the first World Cup hat-trick from an Englishman since Gary Lineker in 1986. "It's not every time you go through after two games, so we're happy with that". "We want to keep momentum, so ...

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  • Novak Djokovic: 'I'm not one of the favorites in Wimbledon'
Novak Djokovic: 'I'm not one of the favorites in Wimbledon'

He became the 10th player in the Open era to win 800 matches, and only the third active player to do so after Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal . The double Wimbledon champion had reached the final without dropping a set but was made to work by the Slovakian, who won the Birmingham title in 2009.

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  • Suarez's Goal Books Uruguay's Place in FIFA WC Knockout Rounds
Suarez's Goal Books Uruguay's Place in FIFA WC Knockout Rounds

In their last 10 World Cup games, Saudi Arabia have failed to score in eight matches. Regardless of the lead, the openings still fell for the Saudis and the best one came on 28 minutes from a cross on the left but striker Hatan Babhr was unable to keep his effort down as he skied over the top.

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  • Brazil vs Costa Rica : Neymar starts as Tite keeps faith in stars
Brazil vs Costa Rica : Neymar starts as Tite keeps faith in stars

The result means Brazil have avoided the ignominy of equalling their longest winless run at the World Cup . The old trim, which he debuted in Brazil's opening match versus Switzerland in Rostov, a surprising 1-1 draw for the Samba Boys, was heavily criticized by Twitter users.

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  • Hazard and Lukaku at the double as five-star Belgium thrash Tunisia
Hazard and Lukaku at the double as five-star Belgium thrash Tunisia

Syam Ben Youssef needlessly crashed into Hazard to give away a sixth-minute penalty, which he calmly converted. Tunisia hit back two minutes later with a Dylan Bronn header as Belgium's own sometimes shaky defending was exposed but another misplaced Tunisian pass enabled Thomas Meunier to feed his goal-hungry striker as Lukaku clipped in to mak...

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  • What Nigeria's win means for Lionel Messi and Argentina
What Nigeria's win means for Lionel Messi and Argentina

In his word "I think I am a little better now". After losing their first game in Russian Federation against Croatia , the Super Eagles will face Iceland this afternoon, June 22, and only a win will give them the chance to make the round of 16.

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  • Suarez fires Uruguay past Saudi Arabia into the Round of 16
Suarez fires Uruguay past Saudi Arabia into the Round of 16

Suarez struck from close range in the 23rd minute for his 52nd global goal, and Uruguay hung on for a 1-0 win over the Saudis. Luis Suarez , who was guilty of a number of blown chances against the Pharaohs, was happy to sweep home at the goal mouth after a Carlos Sanchez cross from a corner sailed over Saudi goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Owais' att...

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  • LeBron James could be leaning towards a return to Cleveland
LeBron James could be leaning towards a return to Cleveland

Pictured: James #23 and O'Neal #32 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars smile on the bench in the final moments of the East's win over the Western Conference All-Stars in the 54th All-Star Game, part of 2005 NBA All-Star Weekend at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, on February 20, 2005.

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  • Sweden saved by VAR after struggling without Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Sweden saved by VAR after struggling without Zlatan Ibrahimovic

I think we just defended well and we feel if we counter better we can score goals. But he took another look and decided Kim had tripped Claesson as he tried to clear the ball. A stunning volley from Dries Mertens and a Romelu Lukaku double broke the resistance of a courageous Panama side on their World Cup debut as Belgium cruised to a 3-0 win ...

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  • Iran have chance of beating Morocco: Carlos Queiroz
Iran have chance of beating Morocco: Carlos Queiroz

This time the Asian team will be facing Morocco , Spain and Portugal in its group, reports Xinhua news agency. Instead, Iran matched their opponent's high tempo, canceling the game out and turning the match into a defensive affair that allowed Team Melli to steal three points late.

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  • David Warner To Play In The Caribbean Premier League
David Warner To Play In The Caribbean Premier League

Speaking about the signing, Stars' general manager, Mohammad Khan said: "We are excited to bring David to the St Lucia Stars". Warner and fellow-offender captain Steven Smith and fledgling batsman Cameron Bancroft were barred from playing global cricket for twelve months, but were allowed to participate in club cricket.

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  • Tunisia coach: thank all my players for their defensive attitude
Tunisia coach: thank all my players for their defensive attitude

The 22-year-old helped Gareth Southgate's men to a 2-1 victory in Volgograd on Monday, when he looked set to come off in the first half after suffering a knock. As the first round of group games at the 2018 World Cup is completed today, we look back at some of the most notable incidents involving the use - or non-use - of the new Video Assistant...

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  • Gimenez scores to lift Uruguay over Egypt 1-0 in Group A
Gimenez scores to lift Uruguay over Egypt 1-0 in Group A

Jose Gimenez's winning goal in the 90th minute was Uruguay's latest winning goal in a World Cup match since Daniel Fonseca's 92nd-minute victor against South Korea in June 1990. Barcelona forward Suarez was surprisingly off form, guilty of spurning some crucial chances after was twice denied by stunning saves from Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed ...

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  • France vs Australia (World Cup 2018)
France vs Australia (World Cup 2018)

Referee Andres Cunha from Uruguay did not initially award a spot-kick but after viewing the VAR footage, ruled it was a penalty and Griezmann coolly slotted past Socceroos' goalkeeper Mathew Ryan. When new Australia coach Van Marwijk guided Netherlands to the World Cup final in 2010, he did so not by playing attractive football throughout the com...

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  • Cricket in refugee camps to test debut - Team Afghanistan is making history
Cricket in refugee camps to test debut - Team Afghanistan is making history

Barring Ireland last month, all other sides lost by an innings. There is no comparison. This is India's biggest ever innings victory in Test matches. Former Australian batsman Dean Jones praised Rashid, saying he was the best leg-spinner in the world and could spin the ball both ways. He is now the world's top-ranked Twenty20 bowler.

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  • Germany, Mexico fans party together ahead of match
Germany, Mexico fans party together ahead of match

Both the teams will start their FIFA World Cup journey from Moscow this year as they will come face to face at the Luzhniki Stadium tonight. When Mexico were drawn alongside Germany , Sweden and South Korea in their World Cup group, the country's football fans would have been forgiven for letting out a sigh of consternation.

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