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Brazil see off Serbia to top group

Gabriel Jesus had already forced a close-range block from Serbia goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic when Marcelo limped off the field after a back spasm on 10 minu...


Uruguay punish sluggish Russia to top Group A

To compound Russia's problems, Smolnikov was sent off after scything down Laxalt just eight minutes after his first booking. Hosts Russia and their expect...


Defending Champions Germany Must Beat South Korea

Sweden coach Janne Andersson said he would have had to be "emotionally dead" not to react what he described as "provocation" from the German camp after Ton...


Germany shows World Cup grit, now has chance to advance

Joachim Low's charges were shocked in their opening game of the 2018 World Cup when Mexico pulled off a 1-0 victory and looked set for more disappointment on ...


Brazil Beat Costa Rica Courtesy Late Goals From Coutinho, Neymar

Neymar then lashed out on Instagram. In the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation on Friday, Switzerland defeated Serbia 2-1, Nigeria outplayed Iceland 2-nil...


Moscow confectioners build life-size chocolate Messi for his birthday

They're not only guaranteed a spot in the Round of 16, they'll nearly certainly go through as group winners - they have a five-goal cushion against Nigeria in...


Lukaku, Hazard bring down Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles

The Eagles of Carthage were thoroughly outclassed by the Red Devils in their second group game, having been beaten 2-1 by England in their opener. Hazard scor...


Iran eliminated from World Cup after Portugal draw

And, thus, it will be hosts Russian Federation for La Roja in the last 16 while the Portuguese take on the Uruguayans. It could have been worse for the Europe...


Senegal's Kouyate eyeing Japan scalp after winning start at World Cup

Cisse's 2002 Senegal side were one of those, along with Cameroon in 1990 and Ghana in 2010. The 42 year old, the youngest at the mundial in Russian Federation...


Fabregas demeans Ronaldo's World Cup performance

That follows on from his opening-round hat-trick against Spain, but Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo believes the team still need improvements if they are to go ...


Berger, Finau ride early tee time into share of US Open lead

Fleetwood must console himself with a cheque for $1.2m and a share of history. But after almost equalling the best ever round in a major of 62 he was pleased wi...


Albanian Eagle: Did you see Shaqiri and Xhaka's controversial celebrations against Serbia?

Xhaka struck the Swiss equalizer in the 52nd minute before Shaqiri scored a late victor when he broke free from the half-way line to slot past Serbian goalkeepe...


England defender Stones thankful to Southgate and Kompany

Victory in Sunday's 13:00 BST match in Nizhny Novgorod would put England into the last 16. The Daily Telegraph reports that England head coach Gareth...


Lakers Add Shooting and More By Drafting Wagner, Mykhailiuk

Lakers will send Philly its 2019 second round pick via Bulls and cash. Youngmisuk didn't just insinuate that Wagner is the type of athletic big that the Lakers ...


Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica

The 26-year-old broke down in tears after the match after being overwhelmed with emotion. "Even parrots can talk, but walking the walk... not everyone does it...


Eoin Morgan and England break records against Australia

And Hales, who top-scored on that occasion with a (then-) England record of 171, was once again the stand-out scorer, with 147 from 92 balls, including a cent...


Senegal defender might have just accidentally announced the new Chelsea manager

He has proven himself able to still compete at the top level. Antonio Conte , of course, remains in charge but not for much longer. His return over the las...


Phil Mickelson returns to scene of crime as a changed man

Fearing the ball was going to roll off the green, Mickelson jogged after his ball and hit it back towards the hole as it was still moving. "That's... "Phil re...


Signs bad for Messi’s last chance to emulate Maradona

He was part of the 2010 World Cup-winning team, and has won four domestic and four European titles with Real. But speaking to reporters after Spain's 1-0 ...


5 favorite fits in the 2018 NBA Draft class based off need

The Denver Nuggets have high ambitions for this year's NBA Draft and making this deal with the rebuilding Atlanta Hawks team. If Orlando is willing to i...