• Egypt's Mohamed Salah given honourary Chechen citizenship
Egypt's Mohamed Salah given honourary Chechen citizenship

The Egyptian national team accepted Kadyrov's invitation to the squad on dinner at the Chechnya president's presidential palace in Grozny as they wrap up their preparations to leave their base camp which saw the Pharaoh's training during their participation in the 2018 World Cup.

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"Strange match" awaits England and Belgium

But Southgate is also mindful of England finally beating one of the stronger nations in a World Cup . I think back to Euro "96 and we got on a roll and there was a feeling of, 'we're invincible here". Dele Alli's return to training on Monday, following a thigh injury, puts him in contention and it is likely Southgate will want to rest Jesse Li...

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  • Sweden coach Janne Andersson calls Germany behaviour 'scornful'
Sweden coach Janne Andersson calls Germany behaviour 'scornful'

Thomas Muller (93) is the only member of Germany's World Cup squad who has won more caps than the former Real Madrid man (91). "We have a lot of alternatives, that is the structure of our squad", said Germany coach Joachim Low. In their final group stage, not only will Germany need to pick up a win, they would also have to keep an eye on Sw...

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  • Magic Johnson To Resign if Lakers Don't Turn Around in Two Summers
Magic Johnson To Resign if Lakers Don't Turn Around in Two Summers

I'm still the same dude". Johnson, who was hired by the Lakers in 2017, may very well be able to land that top-level free agent this National Basketball Association offseason. Johnson and Pelinka are spending this week honing and fine-tuning their free-agent pitches. "But I think now we have our feet firmly planted on the ground and we're showi...

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  • LeBron James unlikely to choose Lakers without Paul George
LeBron James unlikely to choose Lakers without Paul George

The final part will air after George has made his free agency decision public and will focus on how George ultimately came to his decision. We cover the likes of LeBron James , Kevin Durant, and Paul George and give you our prediction for where they are going to end up playing next season.

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  • Body found in beer cooler at SunTrust Park
Body found in beer cooler at SunTrust Park

Earlier reports had described the walk-in beer cooler as a freezer. The worker's body was found in one of the vendor areas. The name of the person has not been released by authorities.

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  • JCB on the starting grid for French Grand Prix support
JCB on the starting grid for French Grand Prix support

The track, situated in wooded hills just inland from the Cote d'Azur, basked in the Mediterranean sun but was subject to gusting winds. "You can see how close it is between us all". Fernando Alonso , victor of the 24 Hour Le Mans last week, failed to get out of the first qualifying section, which culls the slowest five drivers, along with McLare...

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  • Fans disappointed and frustrated as Socceroos World Cup dream ends
Fans disappointed and frustrated as Socceroos World Cup dream ends

There were goals , though, in the other Group C match as Peru beat Australia 2-0. The winger scored a lovely first-half goal and was a constant threat to Australia's bigger and burlier defenders. according to the style of play, the guys executed it extremely well, but Australia's capable of more". The players were distraught having been elim...

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  • Rojo rocket & Messi magic send Argentina through
Rojo rocket & Messi magic send Argentina through

They will need a win over Nigeria on Tuesday to stand a chance of progressing into the last-16. If Nigeria win, they qualify for the Round of 16 alongside Croatia, who are already through. A perfectly weighted diagonal ball over the top by Ever Banega was sublimely brought down on the outside of his thigh by Messi who then drove past Nigeria's te...

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  • Clippers trade Austin Rivers to Wizards for Marcin Gortat
Clippers trade Austin Rivers to Wizards for Marcin Gortat

Rivers averaged 15.1 points, 4.0 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game this past season. Gortat has one season remaining on his deal at $13.6 million. Rivers, who was drafted No. The news comes after The New York Times' Marc Stein reported earlier Tuesday that DeAndre Jordan is contemplating opting into his $24.1 million contract with the Clipp...

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  • Niki Lauda - Sebastian Vettel deserves harsher penalty for Valtteri Bottas incident
Niki Lauda - Sebastian Vettel deserves harsher penalty for Valtteri Bottas incident

Alas, it hasn't in the past. In F1's first race in France in a decade, Hamilton quickly adapted to the unfamiliar track by posting the top times in both of Friday's qualifying sessions, while Vettel struggled to find the right driving lines.

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  • Desperate Australia in must win World Cup clash against Peru
Desperate Australia in must win World Cup clash against Peru

Australia's all-time leading scorer, with 50 goals in 106 appearances, Cahill is hoping to join the select list of players to have scored in four consecutive World Cups , following in the footsteps of players such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Pele.

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  • Saudi Arabia vs Egypt Live Score, FIFA World Cup 2018
Saudi Arabia vs Egypt Live Score, FIFA World Cup 2018

And there was to be last-gasp heartbreak for Egypt as Salem Al-Dawsari swept in a 94 minute victor for their opponents. Saudi Arabia fought back after falling behind to Mohamed Salah's second FIFA World Cup goal to claim a 2-1 win over Egypt in their final Group A game of Russian Federation 2018.

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  • Kangaroo stops play during women's soccer match
Kangaroo stops play during women's soccer match

It's World Cup time and that means everybody is a soccer fan these days, especially one kangaroo in Australia who took over a match and refused to leave the field. It stood pretty tall. "But I don't think anyone was alarmed too much by it". Although the match was played in the exclusive inner suburb of Deakin, kangaroos can be found nearly anywhe...

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  • Romelu Lukaku misses Red Devils training
Romelu Lukaku misses Red Devils training

However, those records are nearly identical too, with England now on two yellows at the moment, while Belgium have picked up three. "It will be very important for Harry, so I always have to balance what's right for the squad as well", Southgate said.

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  • Lovren's Croatia through to World Cup last 16 as group winners
Lovren's Croatia through to World Cup last 16 as group winners

Shortly after half-time though, Milan Badelj put Croatia in front with a textbook half-volley from Perisic's cross. Milan Badelj hit a sweet half-volley for his side early in the second half, and Ivan Perisic struck in a 90th-minute victor for Croatia after Gylfi Sigurdsson had pulled Iceland level from the penalty spot.

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  • Sampaoli: Nigeria game first of five finals for Argentina
Sampaoli: Nigeria game first of five finals for Argentina

What big sides face the prospect of an early exit? Get the latest World Cup news updates. 01mins: Argentina holding the ball now, playing it around. Argentina has produced only one goal to this point, but they did keep the back line of Iceland busy during their draw. "Within a tournament, with so little time between games, that's hard".

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  • Todays match fixture, live streaming info for Tuesday
Todays match fixture, live streaming info for Tuesday

This means most of the changes he made for this game - Steve Mandana for Hugo Lloris in goal, for example - will be reversed in four days' time and it is a cast-iron certainty that Kylian Mbappe will not be held back until the last 12 minutes, as he was here.

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  • Suarez: This is what Uruguay wanted, to get stronger
Suarez: This is what Uruguay wanted, to get stronger

Uruguay have been more workmanlike than magic at this World Cup , but Luis Suarez has finally provided a moment of excitement. Uruguay held a commanding 2-0 halftime lead courtesy of Suarez's free kick; and a Denis Cheryshev own goal made things worse for the hosts.

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  • Mexico's future in the World Cup? The possibilities are endless
Mexico's future in the World Cup? The possibilities are endless

His planning for the match has been further complicated by a calf injury ruling out midfielder Ki Sung-yueng, the South Korea captain joining full back Park Joo-ho (hamstring) in the treatment room. We will do our utmost'. Low promised to go in search of a convincing victory which would secure a place in the last 16, regardless of the outcome of ...

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