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Iran v Spain 20 June 2018

Iran v Spain 20 June 2018

The 24-year-old full-back, who has been capped 20 times for his home country, ended up costing his team a valuable 30 seconds in the dying stages of the game, only for Spain to come back and claim...

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Phil Mickelson Took Advantage Of Risky Loophole With Double-Putt

Phil Mickelson Took Advantage Of Risky Loophole With Double-Putt

The USGA invoked the rule that delivers a two-stroke penalty for hitting a moving ball , but many wondered why Mickelson wasn't disqualified from the tournament entirely. "In that situation, I was ju...

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Bairstow had 'really good fun' at Trent Bridge

Bairstow had 'really good fun' at Trent Bridge

Roy struck his 82 runs off just 61 balls and Morgan needed just 30 balls to compile his 67. In Cardiff and Nottingham , their bowlers were dispatched for over 820 runs. Adil Rashid has developed int...

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Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia - Football Match Report

Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia - Football Match Report

Yet with Portugal and Spain as prospective last-16 opponents, it remains to be seen what advantage either could grasp from winning the group when they meet in Samara on 25 June (15.00 BST kick-off). C...

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Hawks eyeing Luka Doncic with the No. 3 pick

Hawks eyeing Luka Doncic with the No. 3 pick

After winning the Spanish league championship on Tuesday with his Real Madrid team, Slovenia's Luka Doncic will travel to New York City and attend Thursday's National Basketball Association draft, s...

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Senegal Has the Best Fans at the World Cup

Senegal Has the Best Fans at the World Cup

It was a relief for Africa after Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, and Tunisia all lost their opening games. Poland conceded an own goal from defender Thiago Cionek in the 38th minute and saw Senegal ...

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Brazil, Switzerland end match in 1-1 draw

Brazil, Switzerland end match in 1-1 draw

Paolo Valeri". "But it didn't happen", Miranda said. Meanwhile, Tite's opposite number Vladimir Petkovic said he hoped his team would get some deserved recognition for the hard-earned point af...

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England confident ahead of World Cup opener against Tunisia

England confident ahead of World Cup opener against Tunisia

Managers usually like to keep their starting line-ups close to their chest to avoid giving their rivals a heads-up of their tactical approach but Delph said there was not a risk of a leak now the team...

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U.S. Open: Phil Mickelson melts down, hits still-rolling ball

Mickelson had the golf world buzzing when he hit a moving ball on the 13th green on Saturday, and he was penalized two strokes but not disqualified. Mickelson, celebrating his 48th birthday, was...

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History made as VAR used for first time in World Cup match

History made as VAR used for first time in World Cup match

France coach Didier Deschamps made a double change as Olivier Giroud and Nabil Fekir came on for Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele, Australia replacing Tom Rogic with fellow midfielder Jackson Irvi...

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Philippe Coutinho stunner cancelled by Steven Zuber as Brazil held 1-1

Philippe Coutinho stunner cancelled by Steven Zuber as Brazil held 1-1

A second-half header from Steven Zuber cancelled out a sensational early goal from Philippe Coutinho as Switzerland and Brazil drew 1-1 in a tight Group E World Cup opener on Sunday. Mexican ref...

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Rashford set to return to England training

Rashford set to return to England training

Former Manchester United fitness coach Tony Strudwick is concerned about Marcus Rashford's World Cup injury. Before the tournament, England manager Gareth Southgate said of choosing Repino: "We we...

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Egypt forward Mohamed Salah fit to face Russian Federation

Egypt forward Mohamed Salah fit to face Russian Federation

But he also wasn't sure that his star striker couldn't have helped the Pharaohs pull off an upset in their Group A opener. Salah, undoubtedly the player to watch for Egypt in this year's World Cu...

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Russian Federation get party started by crushing Saudi Arabia in opener

Russian Federation get party started by crushing Saudi Arabia in opener

The Moscow Times , an English-language newspaper, echoed the thoughts of probably most Russian fans with dour headlines, such as "Destined to Defeat" and "Why Russia Is Doomed to Fail". The hosts...

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Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in Moscow

Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in Moscow

Mexico's embassy in Russian Federation said two of its citizens were among the injured. Moscow's traffic management authority said the driver had a licence issued in Kyrgyzstan and had not driven ...

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Phil Mickelson moving ball: Twitter goes wild US Open mistake

During play of the 13th hole Phil Mickelson made a stroke on the putting green at the time his ball was moving. Mickelson's playing partner, Andrew "Beef" Johnston, seemed to get a kick out of t...

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Egypt coach ‘very optimistic’ Salah will play opener

Egypt coach ‘very optimistic’ Salah will play opener

Gimenez rose perfectly to meet a Carlos Sanchez free kick and score the goal that broke a 48-year Uruguayan curse of failing to win their opening game at World Cup finals. We can confirm that the of...

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Cuper: Mo Salah should be fine to face Russian Federation

Cuper: Mo Salah should be fine to face Russian Federation

Defender Jose Gimenez was the unlikely 89th-minute match victor for Tabarez's men, who also struck a post late on through Edinson Cavani. With a nation sweating on his fitness, manager Hector Cup...

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Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell fighting to make cut

Fourteen-time major victor Woods (72) and McIlroy (70) both closed on 10 over while Spieth (71) finished with successive bogeys to miss out by one shot on nine over. He added: "If you had offered me o...

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US Open: Carnage at Shinnecock

US Open: Carnage at Shinnecock

I think Woods might find a low round on Friday and I'm also hopeful McIlroy may do the same too. "Is there a rule that allows me to see the ball when I hit it?" he asked. Featured Group coverage cha...

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Griezmann announces Atletico stay

Griezmann announces Atletico stay

His announcement mirrors a similar method used by National Basketball Association player LeBron James when he moved to the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Miami Heat in 2010. Following more intense spe...

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Egypt vs Uruguay, Yekaterinburg Arena,Yekaterinburg

Egypt vs Uruguay, Yekaterinburg Arena,Yekaterinburg

Mohamed Salah was set to become one of the stars of the World Cup , but he began Egypt's first match on the bench and would never make an appearance and his country would go on to lose in heartb...

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Morocco vows new bid for World Cup after 2026 failure

Morocco vows new bid for World Cup after 2026 failure

So much for U.S. The 2026 World Cup , which will be the first in North America since the US hosted in 1994, will be the first held in three different nations. Los Angeles is one of 23 proposed host...

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Mohamed Salah Overshadows Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Gets Grand Reception in Russian Federation

Mohamed Salah Overshadows Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Gets Grand Reception in Russian Federation

I see him as normal. "He's very focused on what the national team are doing and being able to help Portugal ". United's executive vice chairman Ed Woodward has long-dreamed of luring the five-tim...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association picks referee Pitana of Argentina for World Cup opener

Federation Internationale de Football Association picks referee Pitana of Argentina for World Cup opener

Much of the team's base players are now in Mexican clubs; goalkeeper Pedro Gallese, defender Luis Advincula, midfielder Pedro Aquino and strikers Raul Ruidiaz and Andy Polo. As they have never made it...

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Roberto Martinez says Gareth Southgate has clear vision for England

Roberto Martinez says Gareth Southgate has clear vision for England

The official England attire will apparently set you back £413 from M&S if you want to look as sharp as Dele Alli, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Raheem Sterling and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who happily posed fo...

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LeBron James to Spurs? Sixers? Lakers? Celtics? Ranking 8 possible destinations

LeBron James to Spurs? Sixers? Lakers? Celtics? Ranking 8 possible destinations

For now, James' focus remains on determining where he'll play next season - and perhaps beyond. The Heat, lacking salary-cap space or top-tier assets to include in a trade, are considered a longshot...

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Sebastian Vettel claims 50th win and goes top in title race

Sebastian Vettel claims 50th win and goes top in title race

Cue some serious work overnight, both in Montreal and at Ferrari's Maranello base with reserve driver Antonio Giovinazzi putting in the miles in the simulator. He is, however, confident that he can ...

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Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open

Nadal called on the trainer to get his forearms massaged twice in the final set but even that problem failed to improve Thiem's chances of emulating fellow Austrian Thomas Muster's 1995 triumph. The n...

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Not One Woman Made This Year's Forbes '100 Highest-Paid Athletes' List

Not One Woman Made This Year's Forbes '100 Highest-Paid Athletes' List

The four-time major victor has banked $37.5m over the past year, including $3.7m in on-course earnings and $34m in endorsements. Floyd Mayweather has admitted that he is not now considering coming...

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Formula One: Glum Hamilton unhappy to start Canadian GP from fourth

Formula One: Glum Hamilton unhappy to start Canadian GP from fourth

Vettel powered his Ferrari around the 4.361-kilometre Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in one minute 10.776 seconds. I was there when Hamilton won his first race on this track - and I'd like to see him e...

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Nabil Fekir: Liverpool target staying at Lyon, say Ligue 1 club

Nabil Fekir: Liverpool target staying at Lyon, say Ligue 1 club

However, it would appear Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas is likely to sell Fekir after the World Cup . In a statement released on the French club's official website, Lyon claimed that a br...

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Sebastian Vettel takes Montreal pole, Lewis Hamilton only fourth

Again, Kimi Raikkonen led the Ferrari charge in second place, but Monaco victor Daniel Ricciardo , who missed a large chunk of FP2 as mechanics rushed to fix a mechanical problem, was able to e...

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Warriors' third title in four years seemed inevitable

Warriors' third title in four years seemed inevitable

His 43-point, 13-rebound, 7-assist eruption in Game 3 effectively ended the series (no National Basketball Association team has come back from a 3-0 deficit) and clinched his Finals MVP for at least ...

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LeBron James to take time before deciding on future

LeBron James to take time before deciding on future

Overcoming obstacles all season long, the Warriors were not going to be denied and won the fourth straight finals matchup against Cleveland easily. James, who revealed he had played the final th...

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