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Mexico star taunts Neymar after Brazil exit

Mexico star taunts Neymar after Brazil exit It's not like we've been failing up to now but there is a level above, which we need to achieve, which can be done by a game like the one we are playing against Brazil . "Whether that's realistic I don't know, Brazil are an incredible team but there is not one day I go to bed thinking "what if we lose"?" Belgium play in a second successive World Cup quarter-final, looking to reach the semi-... [Full Article...]

Coutinho ready for backlash after Brazil exit

Coutinho ready for backlash after Brazil exit After the corner was cleared, Romelu Lukaku went on a mazy run through Brazil's midfield before laying a pass off to his left for the oncoming De Bruyne, who struck his shot low into the corner of the Brazil net and beyond the dive of goalkeeper Alisson. [Full Article...]

Jordan Pickford: England legend Rio Ferdinand heaps praise on Three Lions hero

Jordan Pickford: England legend Rio Ferdinand heaps praise on Three Lions hero He conceded 39 times and failed to win a match during his 17-game loan spell from Sunderland in 2011-12. Pickford pulled off a miraculous save in the second round against Colombia and then made a huge save in the shoot-out to help take England through to the quarter finals. [Full Article...]

Former NBA player found dead inside home after police standoff

Former NBA player found dead inside home after police standoff Officers responded to a call of a man with a gun in a house near Riverside Drive and Tyrone Avenue around 5 p.m. SWAT officers found Honeycutt unresponsive when they entered the residence, the department tweeted early Saturday. He declared for the National Basketball Association after his sophomore campaign, getting drafted by the NBA's Sacramento Kings. In February 2013, the small forward was... [Full Article...]

Croatia fined by FIFA for violating marketing rules

Croatia fined by FIFA for violating marketing rules Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev thanked the team on his Facebook account. Ivan Rakitic has waved off Andres Iniesta after the veteran's time at Barcelona although it was his exit from the World Cup that left the Croatian most vexed. Although the Real Madrid midfielder missed a spot kick against Denmark in extra time , he then scored in the shootout just minutes later to add to the one he nette... [Full Article...]

Trippier unfazed by critics of 'clever' England

Trippier unfazed by critics of 'clever' England Colombia manager Jose Pekerman accused England's players of faking fouls while Jose Mourinho said he was surprised by the "exaggeration on theatre by the players". Southgate's men came in for some rough treatment during the 6-1 group-stage romp against Panama and a youthful side showed they could certainly hang tough with such an approach against Colombia. [Full Article...]

Colombia's Falcao accuses American referee of favouring England

Colombia's Falcao accuses American referee of favouring England The pervading theme ahead of the final group game against Belgium was of a need to throw the game in order to line up a more favourable route to the final. They were threatening but couldn't crack David Ospina. "For me, it was one of those games that was so unusual", he said. You have to try and stand in the shoes of these players. [Full Article...]

Uruguay's Suarez vows all his best vs Ronaldo

Uruguay's Suarez vows all his best vs Ronaldo It is still unclear if Cavani will start the France game on the bench or not. Ronaldo's 24-year-old model girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez attended the Round of 16 game, where Portugal lost to Uruguay 1-2 and were ousted from the World Cup . [Full Article...]

Warm in blankets, Thai boys smile, joke with rescuer in cave

Warm in blankets, Thai boys smile, joke with rescuer in cave The team, which had gone to explore the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in northern Chiang Rai province, got trapped inside after heavy rains flooded its entrance. The idea is to get some headroom so the boys would not be reliant on scuba apparatus for a long stretch and could keep their heads above water. Heavy rain is expected to raise water levels inside the cave where the boys are trapped makin... [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2018: World No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki Knocked Out In Second Round

Wimbledon 2018: World No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki Knocked Out In Second Round This match was better than my first round. However, Wozniacki still can't seem to get comfortable at the All England Club - especially when there's a swarm of bugs flying around her head. "I don't know. I don't know, " he began, before offering quite a list for someone who doesn't know. Making her 21st Wimbledon appearance, 38-year-old Venus is the oldest woman in this year's tournament. [Full Article...]

World Cup Shenanigans....Colombian players receive death threats for missing penalties

World Cup Shenanigans....Colombian players receive death threats for missing penalties Eric Dier is mobbed by Gareth Southgate's "roaring" lions. " Jordan (Pickford ) is a fantastic goalkeeper and deserves everything". The Sun focus on Pickford's heroics with a pun likening his contribution to Diego Maradona's against England in 1986. [Full Article...]

#WC2018: Big guns primed for quarter-final battles

#WC2018: Big guns primed for quarter-final battles The Paris St-Germain star was however, roundly criticised after his exaggerated reaction to a Mexico player stepping on his leg. Liverpool's friendly at Chester is "highly unlikely" to be changed to avoid a clash with England's World Cup quarter-final against Sweden, the non-league club's chairman has said. [Full Article...]

Kompany: Brazil’s talent won’t faze Belgium

Kompany: Brazil’s talent won’t faze Belgium From a Belgian perspective, tomorrow's World Cup quarter-final against Brazil in Kazan is a defining game for their talented generation of players but don't call them "golden", said defender Vincent Kompany yesterday. Earlier the squad had been greeted by hundreds of supporters when they touched down in Kazan as Neymar took photos of the welcome and declared: "This is Brazil". [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams battles through opening challenge

Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams battles through opening challenge Williams dispatched Arantxa Rus 7-5 6-3 on Monday, a result that sees her join sister Venus in the second round. Williams is bidding to equal Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slams at the end of the fortnight, nine months after giving birth to daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian. [Full Article...]

The Golden State Warriors Have Broken the National Basketball Association

The Golden State Warriors Have Broken the National Basketball Association LeBron James doesn't seem to have any problem teaming up with Lance Stephenson in the Los Angeles Lakers . James made the announcement Sunday, July 1, 2018, on a release, saying he has agreed to a four-year, $154 million contract. James played a major role in recruiting Bosh and Ray Allen. Oklahoma City Thunder: Most thought the Thunder traded for Paul George just to rent him one year ... [Full Article...]

F1 Bottas won the qualification in Austria

F1 Bottas won the qualification in Austria Mercedes had the upper hand today, they looked very quick in all conditions but I think it was a tricky Friday". "It's a dream result, a Red Bull vehicle, Max driving, an unbelievable race and it was absolutely nailed in the first lap", enthused Horner after the race, speaking to Sky F1 . [Full Article...]

England-Colombia Penalty Kicks: Full Shootout Highlights

England-Colombia Penalty Kicks: Full Shootout Highlights The stadium shook in the third minute of stoppage time as Colombia defender Yerry Mina rose above the crowd and directed a powerful header off the ground and past Pickford. England were the better side without looking too unsafe but were then gifted the lead when Carlos Sanchez hauled down England's captain and talisman Kane once too often. [Full Article...]

Santos shares Portugal's sadness but hopes Ronaldo will remain

Santos shares Portugal's sadness but hopes Ronaldo will remain If Barcelona forward Messi, who previously quit the Argentina team in 2016 before changing his mind, does not continue until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, he will end his career without a major trophy for his country. "They have an excellent team, but we also have our weapons". But they stood firm after that and Cavani hit the victor with a curling strike into the far corner with his right foot. [Full Article...]

Face-off! Messi gets mural next to Ronaldo's in Kazan

Face-off! Messi gets mural next to Ronaldo's in Kazan The team from France is made up of many younger players playing in a World Cup for the first time. While Ronaldo helped Portugal become European champions in 2016, neither of them have truly been able to replicate their club form on the global stage. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation edge out Spain to enter QF

Russian Federation edge out Spain to enter QF But this time, they just passed side-to-side, sometimes backwards, nearly never to attack. In overtime, Spain has created a few more chances, but Akinfeev played correctly. After a long period of Spanish possession, Dzyuba finally won a header to give Russian Federation its first sight of goal from which Golovin failed to hit the target. [Full Article...]


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