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Paulinho passed up a glorious chance when his scuffed effort from close range was turned behind by Yann Sommer. The 26-year-old was fouled 10 times on Sunday, a record since the turn of the century, and the most at a World Cup finals since England striker Alan Shearer was fouled 11 times against Tunisia at France '98.
  • A 'milestone' World Cup win kicks off celebration for Mexico

    A 'milestone' World Cup win kicks off celebration for Mexico

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    He started all four of Mexico's matches in South Korea and Japan and wore the captain's armband, though his tournament ended with a red card in a round of 16 loss to the USA national team. But from the moment the Germans found the back of the net for the second time , Juan Carlos Osorio's men played arguably their best football of the tournament, pinning the Germans back and carving out a host of chances that went begging for an effective finish.
  • Saudi soccer team lands safely in Rostov after plane's engine fault

    Saudi soccer team lands safely in Rostov after plane's engine fault

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    Saudi Arabia fell to a 5-0 defeat in the tournament's opening game to hosts Russian Federation and need to avoid losing against Uruguay in Wednesday's match if they hope to qualify for the knockout phases of the World Cup . The team, who are making their first appearance at the World Cup since 2006, suffered the biggest defeat in the tournament so far when they were thrashed 5-0 by hosts Russian Federation in the opening game in Moscow on Thursday.
  • Barty faces Konta in Nottingham final

    Barty faces Konta in Nottingham final

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    Konta has reached this week her first semifinal since Wimbledon past year, having not won three matches in a row since then excluding Fed Cup zonal play. Several minutes passed before she returned for the trophy ceremony, although she would not say whether she was complaining about what had happened.
  • Saudi Arabia's plane catches fire on way to World Cup game

    Saudi Arabia's plane catches fire on way to World Cup game

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    A statement from the Saudi Football Federation said no-one was hurt after a "minor technical malfunction". Unverified video footage showed the wing of the aeroplane in fire. That puts them in a must-win situation against Uruguay, favourites in Group A. They'll face Egypt in their final group-stage match on Monday, June 25.
  • Germany players not divided after defeat against Mexico - Manuel Neuer

    Germany players not divided after defeat against Mexico - Manuel Neuer

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    SIMMSA Mexico , the body that monitors seismic activity in Mexico , reported the activity, explaining that it was possibly caused "massive jumps during the goal of the Mexican team in the World Cup ". Federation Internationale de Football Association is using a new anti-discrimination procedure for the World Cup , under which referees are instructed to stop the game for an announcement on the public address system when discriminatory behavior is seen or heard.
  • Arsenal Sign Bernd Leno From Bayer Leverkusen

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    Those discussions eventually led to Wilshere reaching a compromise which suited all parties, with the England global prepared to take a pay cut in order to stay on. I leave with memories that will stay with me forever from my time at the club. He's by no means the finished article just yet and no doubt he'll take some time to adapt to life in the Premier League but the 6ft 3in stopper has all the potential to be a top class keeper for us for years to come.
  • Japan Make World Cup History With Win Over 10-Man Colombia

    Japan Make World Cup History With Win Over 10-Man Colombia

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    Carlos Sanchez was dismissed for handball as Japan won the penalty from which Shinji Kagawa gave them the lead and, although Juan Quintero levelled, Yuya Osako headed the victor after the break. Japan goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima reacted late and by the time he got his hands to the ball, it had crossed the line. The first half had an incredibly open feel to it for large parts, with Japan squandering the best of their half-chances on the counter through Takashi Inui .
  • Back-to-back US Opens for Koepka

    Back-to-back US Opens for Koepka

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    His victory Sunday might not have been possible if not for grinding out a 72 on Saturday in conditions so severe the last 45 players to tee off in the third round didn't break par . "The only one I haven't figure out is Augusta - hopefully I'll figure that one out soon". Fleetwood closed his eyes in disappointment because he knew what was at stake at the time - and how crucial it would prove at the end - but he still had so much to be proud about.
  • Maradona speaks on Messi's penalty miss

    Maradona speaks on Messi's penalty miss

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    The Argentine stepped up to the spot with the teams locked at 1-1 in Moscow's Spartak Stadium after Rurik Gislason was adjudged to have brought down Maximiliano Meza in the 63rd minute. I looked at a lot of penalties from Messi and had a good feeling that he would go this way today". I'll take Argentina to redeem itself. However, the Euro 2016 quarter-finalists equalised five-minutes later via an Alfred Finnbogason tap-in.
  • Former Knick Zach Randolph’s Brother Shot Dead Outside Indiana Bar

    Former Knick Zach Randolph’s Brother Shot Dead Outside Indiana Bar

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    Police say Roger Randolph, brother of Sacramento Kings player Zach Randolph , was killed when gunfire erupted about 5 a.m. Saturday at Hop's Blues Room. The shooting apparently stemmed from an argument on the dance floor. Roger Randolph was charged past year with OWI, the IN equivalent of driving under the influence.
  • Toyota wins the 2018 Le Mans 24hrs!

    Toyota wins the 2018 Le Mans 24hrs!

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    Toyota , who competed with a hybrid vehicle in the top LMP1 class, proved too strong for their rivals running non-hybrids and completed a one-two when their number seven auto - shared by Briton Mike Conway, Japanese Kamui Kobayashi and Argentinian Jose Maria Lopez - finished second.
  • Historic Griezmann goal, Pogba secure slender win

    Historic Griezmann goal, Pogba secure slender win

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    France forward Antoine Griezmann bore down on goal, only for Australian defender Josh Risdon stop the Atletico man in his tracks. Although Australia captain Mile Jedinak levelled from the spot four minutes later following a handball by Samuel Umtiti, France snatched a lucky win when Manchester United star Paul Pogba's deflected shot looped over Ryan in the 81st minute.
  • Cool Father's Day Gifts for All Types of Dads

    Cool Father's Day Gifts for All Types of Dads

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    Kraft will be giving all proceeds from the auction to Feeding America, a hunger-relief organization that provides meals to more than 46 million people a year, along with a dollar-for-dollar donation match from Kraft up to $25,000. This year, the National Retail Federation expected Mother's Day to generate almost $ 23 billion in sales. Groupon interviewed about 700 Fathers and discovered that they just want some time to themselves.
  • Big names falter as Mexico shock Germany, Brazil held by Switzerland

    Big names falter as Mexico shock Germany, Brazil held by Switzerland

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    It's 1-0 as Mexico's Hirving Lozano drills one past the German defence. Germany's path through Group F includes a match against Sweden next Saturday, and it then faces South Korea on June 27. Loew has been guilty in the past of putting too much faith in his senior players and the German press are bound to raise the issue again. 1 NEWS' football buffs break down the opening weekend of action at this year's World Cup .
  • Shaq has free-agency warning for LeBron: Don't be like me

    Shaq has free-agency warning for LeBron: Don't be like me

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    The only leg up the Cavs might have is the fact they play in the Eastern Conference, as the Spurs likely would rather not trade Leonard to a team in the West. "He done already passed up legends; he done already made his mark - he has three rings". If more teams had the financial means to afford LeBron without gutting their roster (like, say, the Washington Wizards, New Orleans Pelicans, or Portland Trail Blazers), the Sixers wouldn't be as attractive as they're now made out to be.
  • Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

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    Koepka and Johnson, close friends, will play in the penultimate group. Miller, in 1973, and Fleetwood are the only players to card a 63 in the tournament's final round. "I knew I was kind of [feeling good] in it teeing off, but you still have to get off to that good start", Fleetwood said on the Fox broadcast (h/t Adam Silverstein of CBSSports.com).
  • Football gods smile on Iran in 1-0 win over Morocco

    Football gods smile on Iran in 1-0 win over Morocco

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    This match will be a golden chance for Iran to make their mark and to have some points with European Champions Portugal and World Cup favourites Spain likely to provide a much sterner test in what is a tough group. "We will see tomorrow who is the most concentrated and the readiest". "In my opinion - and we spoke with the other players in the team as we had a meeting about this - politics has nothing to do with sport and with football, such a lovely game".
  • First game begins, last preview with Group H

    First game begins, last preview with Group H

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    Japan are the weakest team in the group, but that says more about the strength of the group than anything else. Lewandowski is capable of mounting a challenge for the Golden Boot but his team needs to go deeper in the tournament for him to do so.
  • Arsenal in advanced talks to sign Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen

    Arsenal in advanced talks to sign Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen

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    Napoli appeared to be emerging as favourites but the report says they failed to agree terms over a fee with Leverkusen which has opened the door for Arsenal. Arsenal remain in talks with Sampdoria over a move for midfielder Lucas Torreira , although a source has told ESPN FC that no deal has yet been finalised.
  • ATP Stuttgart: Roger Federer edges Milos Raonic for the 98th ATP crown

    ATP Stuttgart: Roger Federer edges Milos Raonic for the 98th ATP crown

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    Top seed Federer will play for the 98th title of his career on Sunday against Milos Raonic . The second set was again tight as both players' serve dominated on the grass court but Federer edged it on a tie-break. "I'm just concentrating on the job to hand, trying to do it well". "It's a great comeback for me", said Federer, who was playing his first tournament after an 11-week break, having sidestepped the entire claycourt season.
  • Phil Mickelson under fire after deliberately stopping ball at US Open

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    Despite Mickelson's explanation, Johnston's first impression was that frustration got the better of him. Phil Mickelson was handed a two-shot penalty during the third round of the US Open, but should he have been punished further? With the two-shot penalty, he was given a sextuple-bogey 10 on the hole and was 10 over for his round.
  • Sri Lanka captain charged with same ball-tampering offence as Bancroft

    Sri Lanka captain charged with same ball-tampering offence as Bancroft

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    Sri Lanka had resumed play on day three on Saturday under protest after delaying the start and strongly denied they tampered with the ball in St. Lucia. After another 40 minute delay, play finally began at 11.30am local. The SLC release did not confirm whether the team will officially contest the ball-tampering charge when an inquiry is held into the incident, after play on Saturday.
  • Amr Diab to Perform in Russia During World Cup

    Amr Diab to Perform in Russia During World Cup

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    Images of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani were shared on social media on Friday night showing him watching his country's World Cup game against Morocco . As for the Moroccans, they can not afford another slip-up against Portugal in Moscow on the same day. Iran: Omid Ebrahimi did a crucial job as a marauding shield in the midfield, protecting what was already the strongest worldwide defence in Asia.
  • Peru vs. Denmark - Football Match Report

    Peru vs. Denmark - Football Match Report

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    RB Leipzig's exciting winger, Poulsen was fortunate not to be punished for a clumsy tackle inside the box as Cueva missed the first-half penalty. Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the FIFA World Cup 2018 clash between Peru and Denmark as we get Group C underway in the lovely city of Saransk.
  • 'Genius' Messi can lead Argentina to World Cup glory, insists coach Sampaoli

    'Genius' Messi can lead Argentina to World Cup glory, insists coach Sampaoli

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    In front of Chelsea's Willy Caballero , will be a back four of Benfica's Eduardo Salvio, Nicolas Tagliafico of Ajax, Manchester City's Nicolas Otamendi and Manchester United's Marcos Rojo . " Messi is very fit and is really looking forward to this World Cup", he said. First, the forward bagged a dramatic hat-trick as Portugal snatched a 3-3 draw with Spain in their World Cup opener on Friday night.