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England and Belgium into World Cup last 16, Tunisia and Panama out

England and Belgium into World Cup last 16, Tunisia and Panama out For more reaction from the England camp, make sure you tune in to our daily live programme from Russian Federation, the Lions' Den. Yugoslavia failed to score in their group-stage opener against Brazil and then responded with six goals in the first half against Zaire, who, now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo, made their only World Cup appearance to date. [Full Article...]

Cilic targets grass-court double after winning Queen's Club

Cilic targets grass-court double after winning Queen's Club The 2012 champion had a match point just a year ago in his encounter with Feliciano Lopez but this time around saved one himself as he defeated the 12-time Grand Slam champion 5-7 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 in just under three hours. "I have to keep my expectations very low, considering my results in the last 12 months". "I feel that when I raise my level of the serving, I'm the one who can even take contr... [Full Article...]

Gary Lineker's tweet after Harry Kane's emphatic penalty summed it up

England take on Belgium in their final Group G clash on Thursday. Kane's hat-trick was completed in freakish fashion in the 62nd minute after a Ruben Loftus-Cheek deflected off the English captain's heel into the net. They will then go on to the quarter-finals, where they will play either the runner-up or victor of Group H, depending on where they finish. Harry Kane is now on four goals f... [Full Article...]

Colombia’s triple hammer blow dumps Poland out of World Cup

Colombia’s triple hammer blow dumps Poland out of World Cup Both sides knew defeat would spell the end of their World Cup hopes, but it was the South Americans who made all the running and deserved the lead given them in the 40th minute by Mina, who rose to head home a clever cross by Rodríguez. Cuadrado was causing some problems down Poland's right flank, however, and a piece of mazy dribbling in the 37th minute saw the winger forge the first genuine ... [Full Article...]

Pekerman Prepared To Make Changes In Colombia Squad

Pekerman Prepared To Make Changes In Colombia Squad Yes, the legend of Keshi "The Big Boss" is so awesome, but an ex-international from Senegal is seeking to equal one of those feats, as the next black coach to take a team into the World Cup round of 16. "When we get possession we need to make faster decisions". "We didn't lose today. It's true they might play more defensively but with this victory we're going to have more faith in ourselves". [Full Article...]

Neymar has every right to cry (just a little bit less)

Neymar has every right to cry (just a little bit less) Also watch video of goals and video review of the match Brazil - Costa Rica . The win was indeed emotional for Brazil who had enjoyed the victory after last three consecutive failed attempts in World Cup history, but more so for Neymar who shrugged off his goal drought. [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton wins French Grand Prix to retake overall Formula One lead

Lewis Hamilton wins French Grand Prix to retake overall Formula One lead Bottas, who needed a new rear tire, had to restart at the back with Vettel. Following England's 6-1 World Cup win against Panama, Hamilton said: "I am so happy for England". "I braked quite a bit later, left enough room for him to be inside still, but I think he just went and hit me". There was drama further back, too, when two of the three Frenchmen competing here crashed out on the first lap... [Full Article...]

Lukaku breaks Belgium record against Tunisia

Lukaku breaks Belgium record against Tunisia However, they did not emerged unscathed. "It's just the second game, we just need to keep improving like we are doing now". Hazard came off in the 68′ due to calf pain, but he was still walking freely after the match. Striker Romelu Lukaku says it is now or never for Belgium's senior players to enjoy success at worldwide level. Belgium could be without Romelu Lukaku , Eden Hazard and ... [Full Article...]

Simeone says Argentina look lost, questions Messi in leaked audio

Simeone says Argentina look lost, questions Messi in leaked audio We've seen it in the Champions League though when things don't go well, he can disappear on the pitch . Argentina captain Lionel Messi does not possess the same leadership quality as Portugal skipper Cristiano Ronaldo , according to a former FC Barcelona player. [Full Article...]

Cavaliers hope drafting Collin Sexton is step toward keeping LeBron James

Cavaliers hope drafting Collin Sexton is step toward keeping LeBron James That's because superstar F LeBron James may opt out of his contract with the team and head elsewhere to continue his legendary career. With one deadline looming on his future in Cleveland , LeBron James has been in contact with the Cavaliers through his representatives. [Full Article...]

Ayton goes No. 1 in National Basketball Association draft; Mavs acquire Doncic

Ayton goes No. 1 in National Basketball Association draft; Mavs acquire Doncic McDonough said that Ayton's workout "in and of itself was as impressive as I've ever seen in my 16 drafts in the National Basketball Association". "All that stress was overcome by joy the moment I got called, no matter what number it was. Born in the Bahamas, Ayton, who turns 20 next month, moved to Phoenix during high school and says the majority of his family now live in Arizona . [Full Article...]

U.S. Open champion Koepka happy to continue being 'overlooked'

U.S. Open champion Koepka happy to continue being 'overlooked' Only one of them did, which is why Koepka is the US Open champion. "He is very talented and believed in himself [at Shinnecock Hills ]". I thought the lie (out of fescue off the tee) on 14, I thought I was in some serious trouble there. "Hell of a job", odd said to him. Nowhere was that more evident than on the par-3 11th. When Fleetwood posted his score, Koepka and the rest of Sunday's conte... [Full Article...]

Michigan Basketball: Could Moe Wagner be the Lakers Kevin Love?

Michigan Basketball: Could Moe Wagner be the Lakers Kevin Love? There are questions concerning his defense, but that is an area that has continued to improve while showing the mobility to guard both frontcourt positions if needed. " Dirk (Nowitzki ) had a huge impact on that, just being a player that made it, a player that did incredible things in the league, and also being a player that was under the radar for a long time, and just this skinny kid from German... [Full Article...]

Japanese took initiative to clean the stadium after the Japan-Senegal match

Japanese took initiative to clean the stadium after the Japan-Senegal match The 2-1 victory was the first and only African win in the first round of matches, after Egypt , Morocco, Nigeria and Tunisia all lost their opening games. Senegal's fans were not the only ones winning praise on social media for their sense of social responsibility. "You often hear people say that football is a reflection of culture". [Full Article...]

Gareth Southgate: Media put England at 'disadvantage' by publishing team sheet

Gareth Southgate: Media put England at 'disadvantage' by publishing team sheet Now the England camp is actually asking media: Are you with us or against us? A victory over Panama may lead England through the group stages of the World Cup , but it will not definitively tell us whether or not he is developing into a top-class manager. [Full Article...]

Fabregas: Ronaldo's goals come from set-pieces, penalties or mistakes

Fabregas: Ronaldo's goals come from set-pieces, penalties or mistakes Ronaldo netted a hat-trick in Portugal's opening match with Spain , before going on to score the only goal of their 1-0 win over Morocco . And World Cup 2018 will most likely seal argument against Messi. "Messi is one of the best players ever, but he needs to show that mentality", Petit told bookmaker Paddy Power. Messi is an introvert - and, judging by his gloomy body language at Rus... [Full Article...]

England v Panama: Five things to look out for in Russian Federation

England v Panama: Five things to look out for in Russian Federation Rashford strengthened his own case in England's final pre-World Cup friendly against Costa Rica, capping a lively performance with a spectacular long-range goal. He continued: "We are lucky we have a top-class medical team around us, so it was fine". Surely he will be able to follow doctors' orders if it means England secure a second Group G World Cup win. [Full Article...]

Brazil ace out of Costa Rica clash

There were also slight concerns about talisman Neymar Jr.'s fitness after he hobbled off from a training session due to pain in his ankle. "We need to win the ball back quickly and counter-attack quickly". The Paris Saint-Germain defender admitted Brazil's failure to carry their excellent form in two years under Tite into their opening fixture in Russian Federation has piled on the pressur... [Full Article...]

Poland head coach Adam Nawalka "convinced" team will respond to defeat

Poland head coach Adam Nawalka Manager Aliou Cisse was involved with that group of players, who famously upset France in what was an incredible run for the country. "There are no such situations on a daily basis", said Poland defender Michal Pazdan . "You saw a Senegal team very solid, very compact". We were able to put them under pressure. Senegal's tiny group of fans had on Tuesday made themselves heard at the stad... [Full Article...]

Stunning England break ODI record to crush Australia

Stunning England break ODI record to crush Australia Led by Alex Hales' 147 from 92 deliveries and Jonny Bairstow , who clubbed 139 from the same number of balls, the world's No.1-ranked side dismantled Australia's inexperienced attack. Bairstow was happy to play second fiddle to Roy at first, the Surrey opener hitting four sixes in his 61-ball knock, including an incredible pull into the crowd at deep square leg off Billy Stanlake. [Full Article...]


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