• Russian politicians now torn on World Cup sex
Russian politicians now torn on World Cup sex

The World Cup will be a month-long extravaganza taking place in several cities. "I am no nationalist but nevertheless". Russia's head of parliament's committee for families Tamara Pletnyova said on Thursday that when Russian women marry foreigners, the relationships end badly and women are stranded overseas or in Russia but unable to get the...

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  • Mohamed Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay
Mohamed Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay

After facing Uruguay at the Central Stadium in Yekaterinburg, Egypt take on hosts Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia as they bid to reach the knockout stages in their first World Cup appearance since 1990. Likewise, Egypt will have to be about more than Salah if they are to win the shoot-out between the superstars: West Brom's Ahmed Hegazy...

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  • England arrive! Three Lions rock up at Repino hotel for World Cup
England arrive! Three Lions rock up at Repino hotel for World Cup

After Tunisia , England face Panama in Group G before a potentially-deciding game in terms of group winners against Belgium. Before boarding their private jet, The Three Lions had their official team photo taken at St. A number of England players posted to their social media before they jetted out to Russian Federation, including the previou...

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  • North America to Hold the 2026 FIFA World Cup
North America to Hold the 2026 FIFA World Cup

Morocco has made five unsuccessful bids to host the World Cup . Canada has never previously hosted World Cup matches, though it has staged a women's World Cup . Should Russia qualify from group A, where they face Saudi Arabia , Egypt and Uruguay, It will be their first ever qualification to the knock-outs stage.

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  • Johnson shares lead in a US Open that plays like one
Johnson shares lead in a US Open that plays like one

Woods was able to putt the ball up to the green on his third attempt, but he ended up missing about a five-foot putt. Gregory, a second-year pro from England, had two triple-bogeys, three double bogeys, 10 bogeys and three pars. It trickled over the green and down the slope, and Spieth didn't get back on the green until he played three more shots...

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  • Aussies backed successful joint USA-Canada-Mexico 2026 bid
Aussies backed successful joint USA-Canada-Mexico 2026 bid

While Russia will be surrounded by their home fans and hope to get off to a winning start in the tournament, Saudi Arabia will still be cheered on by a contingent of fans- who have traveled all the way to Moscow to support their national side.

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  • Benches Clear After Big Collision At Home Plate
Benches Clear After Big Collision At Home Plate

Kemp then shoved Chirinos more rigorously, and the benches emptied. In the bottom of the third inning, Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp tried to score from second base and was thrown out by Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara. As the players stood, Kemp leaned into Chirinos, who responded with a shove. 'He was blocking the plate. Los Angeles won Wedn...

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  • Cheryshev stars as Russian Federation rout Saudi Arabia in opener
Cheryshev stars as Russian Federation rout Saudi Arabia in opener

He walked free on Thursday, the day the Russian national football team kicks off the month-long tournament against Saudi Arabia in Moscow. It was Russia's first World Cup win since 2002 and ended a seven-game winless run overall. They inexplicably sacked Bert van Marwijk despite a successful campaign and then his successor Edgardo Bauza b...

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  • This is what a real US Open nightmare looks like
This is what a real US Open nightmare looks like

Open's first round Thursday. Scott Gregory's first round at the US Open wasn't all bad - he made par on the first hole. Three-time victor Tiger Woods racked up a triple-bogey 7 on his first hole after hitting his approach over the back of the green and twice letting his recovery shot fall back down towards his feet.

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  • Mbappe says injury not serious ahead of Socceroos clash
Mbappe says injury not serious ahead of Socceroos clash

Mbappe also issued another positive fitness update on Rami's Instagram, telling the defender in the treatment room that he was feeling OK. Allaying fears over the problem, Mbappe said via his official Twitter account: "I'm fine, it's just a knock so it doesn't matter but thanks for your messages".

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  • Gabriele Marcotti on Alisson to Liverpool
Gabriele Marcotti on Alisson to Liverpool

Roma have allowed Alisson's agent Jose Maria Neis to speak to Madrid officials and a £61million fee could be agreed. Even before Loris Karius' costly errors in the Champions League final, Jürgen Klopp had been said to be looking at bringing in a new goalkeeper, with AS Roma's Brazilian global Alisson most frequently linked with a transfer ...

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  • Griezmann is sticking with Atletico Madrid
Griezmann is sticking with Atletico Madrid

He was at his home and his parents home while debating the decision . The concept behind Griezmann the video comes from LeBron James' " The Decision " from 2010, where he revealed publicly that he would join the Miami Heat . Multiple people within Griezmann's inner circle told ESPN FC later on Tuesday that they want him to stay at Atletico, a...

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  • World Cup choices by the man in the street
World Cup choices by the man in the street

I loved Argentina from before even Maradona. Useless stat to churn out to give a semblance of expertise: Since their first appearance in 1994, no African team has taken part in as many World Cups as Nigeria (6 - 1994, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014 and 2018).

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  • Alvarez, Golovkin set for September rematch
Alvarez, Golovkin set for September rematch

His promoter, Tom Loeffler, told the Los Angeles Times that the deal was dead following Wednesday's deadline because GGG "stuck to his principles". The two fighters had been due to fight each other in Las Vegas on May 5 before the middleweight bout was cancelled after Alvarez failed two drug tests.

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  • U.S., Mexico, & Canada to Host 2026 World Cup
U.S., Mexico, & Canada to Host 2026 World Cup

The soccer showpiece will return to the USA for the first time since 1994 after gaining 134 votes, while Morocco got 65 at the FIFA Congress in Moscow , where the 2018 tournaments starts on Thursday. Nashville has recently hosted World Cup Qualifying matches and CONCACAF Gold Cup matches. U.S. Soccer has spent the past decade-plus trying to re...

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  • Robbie Williams to perform at star-studded opening ceremony
Robbie Williams to perform at star-studded opening ceremony

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association ( FIFA ) said this year's opening ceremony will have a "slightly different format", focusing on "musical acts and will take place much closer to kick-off". Former Brazil striker Ronaldo - known as "O Fenomeno" - will also be taking part in the opening ceremony, Federation Internationale de F...

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  • Sadio Mane 'happy' at Liverpool amid Real Madrid rumours
Sadio Mane 'happy' at Liverpool amid Real Madrid rumours

Mane levelled the scores for Liverpool in the Champions League final but could not prevent his side slipping to a 3-1 defeat to Madrid in Kiev. The winger finally addressed the speculation by expressing that he is "very happy" at Liverpool (via Liverpool Echo ).

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  • New Zealand´s Kerr hits world record 232 not out against Ireland
New Zealand´s Kerr hits world record 232 not out against Ireland

She is the youngest double centurion in all global cricket. Kerr batted through the innings and surpassed the 229 not out set by Australia´s Belinda Clark against Denmark in 1997 with a four-four-six sequence from the final three deliveries as New Zealand posted 440 for three.

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  • DEAL CLOSE: Arsenal close in on Bernd Leno signing
DEAL CLOSE: Arsenal close in on Bernd Leno signing

Let's take a spin through Tuesday's headlines. Arsenal have agreed to pay a €30m fee for Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira over three installments. The Gunners have already completed the signing of Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer from Juventus. Arsenal were tracking Adli as early as March, when a source close to PSG revealed tha...

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  • Liverpool fixtures 2018/19: Premier League reveal full calendar for the season
Liverpool fixtures 2018/19: Premier League reveal full calendar for the season

Leicester City's first game at King Power Stadium comes a week later on Saturday 18 August, when newly-promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers visit King Power Stadium for the first time since 2013. Spurs are due to move back to their rebuilt home on the site of White Hart Lane for the new season, with Fulham their first scheduled visitors on the week...

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