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Germany under pressure after opening loss

Germany under pressure after opening loss

Yep. Mexico partied so hard that it was picked up as a small natural disaster. It was the first time since 1982 Germany failed to win their opening game at a World Cup . Brazil, of course, is always considered a favourite to win the World Cup , but they've had to take a different approach since that 7-1 thrashing in Belo Horizonte almost four years ago. Read More

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Sri Lanka deny ball-tampering accusations, continue to play Test ‘under protest’

Sri Lanka deny ball-tampering accusations, continue to play Test ‘under protest’

The first and only time a match has been forfeited in the history of Test cricket was in 2006, after Pakistan were penalised five runs for ball tampering in the fourth Test against England at The Oval. Despite being at the centre of the storm, the Sri Lankan skipper put aside that enormous distraction in supporting the in-form Kusal Mendis in a fifth-wicket stand of 117 runs that lifted the visitors from the depths of 48 for four in their second innings on Sunday. Read More

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We have no magic formula to stop Messi 2 hours ago

We have no magic formula to stop Messi 2 hours ago

But those in Messi's camp have an out following Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland: The tiny Nordic nation did the same thing to Ronaldo two years ago at the Euros. Johann Beg Gudmundsson was forced off injured after becoming the first Claret to play at a World Cup Finals in 36 years. After surviving that scare, the thousands of Argentina fans who packed out the Spartak Stadium were dancing in the Moscow sunshine when Sergio Aguero put them ahead with a superb strike after 19 ... Read More

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Johnson falls back into four-way tie for U.S. Open lead

Johnson falls back into four-way tie for U.S. Open lead

Open should be. "I'm T-4. I feel pretty confident about my game, where my game is". "And he's been struggling on the greens, but he'll get that back". He stands at 15 over par heading into Sunday's final round. Too bad the damage to this championship has already been done, as what had been a strong examination of skill turned into a game of chance. Read More

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Kane expects 'brave' and 'aggressive' England in Russian Federation

Kane expects 'brave' and 'aggressive' England in Russian Federation

He added that in a big tournament like World Cup , it is more about being patient and taking on one game at a time. Boss Gareth Southgate is ready to get England's World Cup campaign started ahead of their departure. In the end, we want to entertain where we possibly can. "Sometimes going into a big tournament is about not losing and being passive". 'Everybody is looking forward to getting to the first game'. Read More

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Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title

The Spaniard, who turned 32 during his Roland Garros fortnight, was once again at his grinding, unflinching, un-giving best as he downed Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in Sunday's final. After guzzling water during his visit from the doctor, Nadal was back to playing his unmistakable brand of almost unbeatable clay-court tennis. There are just three weeks to go until Wimbledon; with Andy Murray's participation in doubt and Novak Djokovic off form and nursing his elbow, Nadal will surely be up ... Read More

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Whittaker vs Romero, CM Punk vs Jackson and pre-lims

Whittaker vs Romero, CM Punk vs Jackson and pre-lims

The main question with the 41-year-old Romero is his cardio, especially since the UFC's recently adopted changes to weigh-ins have created extra challenges for older fighters to make weight. "Why would I? I might as well fight someone heavier than me". As you know, life isn't about winning and losing. Whittaker, who claimed a unanimous decision over Romero last July, was asked earlier this week about the recent spate of missed weights among his UFC peers. Read More

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Undefeated Justify Completes Triple Crown Sweep in Belmont Stakes

Undefeated Justify Completes Triple Crown Sweep in Belmont Stakes

The drought before that lasted so long - 37 years, in fact - that many began to believe that horse racing's grand sweep would never again be accomplished. That horse's first crop hasn't even raced yet. The next year, the classic rivalry of Affirmed and Alydar reached its peak when Affirmed inched ahead by a head to become the last Triple Crown victor until Pharoah arrived. Read More

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Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah responds to Sergio Ramos comments

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah responds to Sergio Ramos comments

After saying his recovery is going well, Salah remembers "when I hit the floor, there was a mix of physical pain and worry". He will be regarded as key to any hopes Egypt have of springing a surprise at the World Cup in Russian Federation but, after the Champions League final injury he described as a career-low point, Salah remains uncertain if he will play in the opening Group A clash with Uruguay. Read More

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Kim Jong Un Impersonator Gets Snared in Singapore Security Net

Kim Jong Un Impersonator Gets Snared in Singapore Security Net

President Trump holds new conference with Japanese Prime Minister Abe from the Rose Garden at the White House . "I think Trump would be seen as a larger-than-life, superpower president over the North Korean troublemaker". But the Gym88 kickboxing gym in Seoul has been using Kim's image for two years, albeit in a not very complimentary way. Abe has been pushing Trump to also address Japan's concerns about North Korea's short- and medium-range ballistic missiles and the issue of Japanese ... Read More

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Durant's Huge Night Pushes Cavs to the Brink

Durant's Huge Night Pushes Cavs to the Brink

While it aroused a tremendous roar from the sellout crowd at Quicken Loans Arena, the monster backboard-bank shot slam dunk wasn't enough for the Cavaliers to overcome defending champion Golden State . Just a different vibe around the team , around just - everything's just different. Late in the game, Durant called for the ball on numerous occasions, clearly looking to seal the win. Read More

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Liverpool want Nabil Fekir deal done before World Cup

Liverpool want Nabil Fekir deal done before World Cup

The France global is on the verge of a move to Anfield ahead of the World Cup . Fekir is due to undergo a Liverpool medical at Clairefontaine, the France national team's training base, before signing terms on Friday. Bayern Munich and Atlético Madrid have also been linked with Fekir, who can operate in a number of forward roles and would in effect be Philippe Coutinho's replacement at Anfield. Read More

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Zverev's condition key to Thiem clash in Paris

Zverev's condition key to Thiem clash in Paris

The elder man , the super-fit Thiem with a one-handed backhand of match-winning power, led their head-to-head 4-2, including their only French Open meeting when Zverev was still a teenager. Keys next faces unseeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan, who beat 26th-seeded Czech Barbora Strycova 6-4, 6-3. Murray last competitive match was in the 2017 Wimbledon quarter-finals. Read More

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Philly Doesn’t Care What Trump Says About the Eagles

Philly Doesn’t Care What Trump Says About the Eagles

The Eagles were supposed to be celebrated at the White House Tuesday, but Trump rescinded the invitation citing disagreement over the NFL's national anthem policy. "We will proudly be playing the National Anthem and other wonderful music celebrating our Country today at 3 P.M., The White House, with the United States Marine Band and the United States Army Chorus". Read More

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How to watch Golden Knights vs. Capitals

How to watch Golden Knights vs. Capitals

In the end, the missed chances were too much as the Washington Capitals defeated the Golden Knights 6-2 in a pivotal Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final . Prior to the Washington onslaught, Vegas easily could have scored three times , but instead rolled snake eyes at the worst moment imaginable. "Offensive teams have certain tendencies, certain routes that they take through the neutral zone, plays they like to make, so if you can be on top of them and turn over some pucks, stifle them, ... Read More

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Israel to file Federation Internationale de Football Association protest against Palestinians over Argentina game

Israel to file Federation Internationale de Football Association protest against Palestinians over Argentina game

That Argentina was prepared to cancel one of its precious warm-up matches days ahead of the World Cup illustrates the awkwardness of the situation Israel had placed them in. And Israel's sports ministry said a "negotiation" about the match was underway , perhaps in hopes of salvaging it, but gave no further details. Football fans and Palestinian human rights supporters had urged the Argentinian team to cancel the match , set to take place in an Israeli stadium built on the ethnically ... Read More

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Belmont Stakes post positions and odds

Belmont Stakes post positions and odds

Preakness runner-up Bravazo and Vino Rosso are next at 8-1, followed by Gronkowski and Tenfold at 12-1, Blended Citizen at 15-1 and 30-1 shots Noble Indy , Free Drop Billy and Restoring Hope. 3 and will be hopeful of posing a challenge on the top spot. "I never do like to draw the rail, but my horses seem to live in it", said Bob Baffert , Justify's trainer. Read More

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Ruthless Nadal breezes into last 16

Ruthless Nadal breezes into last 16

And he's now won all 16 meetings with Richard Gasquet . I have known him since he and I were young. "You have a lot of fans around the world but this ball kid is your biggest fan and it is his dream to play just one ball against you at Roland Garros ", she told the top seed. Read More

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Novak Djokovic OUT of the French Open after shock Marco Cecchinato loss

Novak Djokovic OUT of the French Open after shock Marco Cecchinato loss

On Tuesday, his 6-3, 7-6, 1-6, 7-6 victory over Novak Djokovic sent him through to the semifinals of a Grand Slam event, a remarkable achievement for a man who broke into the world's top 100 only in November. The 10th seed produced a clinical performance to down Kasatkina 6-3, 6-1 on Court Philippe Chatrier, firing 17 winners. Cecchinato said he was stunned by his triumph, coming just two years after his career was nearly derailed when he became embroiled in match fixing allegations. Read More

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Steve Kerr says Andre Iguodala is doubtful for Game 2

Steve Kerr says Andre Iguodala is doubtful for Game 2

But the rubber match was a mismatch, and the Warriors are expected to win just as easily this time . But the Warriors outscored the Cavaliers 28-22 in the quarter. "A lot of people are going through a lot of different things". Lue said James was clearly outside the line so the play never should have been reviewed, much less reversed. Read More

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Liverpool forward, Mohammed Salah ruled out of world cup

Liverpool forward, Mohammed Salah ruled out of world cup

Speculation over the future of Gareth Bale is rife after he hinted he may be willing to leave the Bernabeu. Zinedine Zidane's decision to quit Real Madrid stems from Manchester United transfer talk, a report has claimed. Ronaldo still has three years to run on a lucrative five-year contract signed in 2016. Salah was substituted after 30 minutes of Saturday's showpiece encounter in Kiev, having grappled with Madrid captain Sergio Ramos and landed heavily on the turf. Read More

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