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England face Belgium in third-place play-off but why does game exist?

England face Belgium in third-place play-off but why does game exist?

All the players trained yesterday and want to play . One of the reasons the players have enjoyed the five weeks in Russian Federation so much is that he gives them something different to think about....

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Infantino refuses to criticise Argentine star's World Cup

Infantino refuses to criticise Argentine star's World Cup

Besides praising Russian Federation for a successful tournament, Infantino can expect questions about the 2022 World Cup in Qatar , the $25 billion Club World Cup and the role for the top female ...

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Dan Martin wins Tour de France stage after attacking window of opportunity

Dan Martin wins Tour de France stage after attacking window of opportunity

While Australian Richie Porte, Italian Vincenzo Nibali and Britain's Geraint Thomas all crossed the line three seconds off the pace after the 181-km ride from Brest, defending champion Chris Froome wa...

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Manny Pacquiao stuns Lucas Matthysse to claim WBA welterweight title

Manny Pacquiao stuns Lucas Matthysse to claim WBA welterweight title

Looking like the Pacquiao of old, Manny dominated Matthysse, outstriking the Argentinian brawler and scoring a couple of knockdowns in the process. In his first bout since he lost to Jeff Horn in Br...

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Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's girls day out at Wimbledon

Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's girls day out at Wimbledon

Meghan and Kate had a girls day yesterday when the watched the tennis together at Wimbledon . "And so when Harry told Violet he was having trouble finding someone, Violet said she might just have ...

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NBA Free Agent Rumors: Isaiah Thomas Agrees To Contract With Nuggets

NBA Free Agent Rumors: Isaiah Thomas Agrees To Contract With Nuggets

It was only two seasons ago when Thomas was a legitimate MVP candidate, averaging a tick under 30 points per game for the top-seeded Celtics in the 2016-17 season. "So I deserve the max", Thomas told...

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Barcelona prioritising Hazard signing over Tottenham playmaker Eriksen

Barcelona prioritising Hazard signing over Tottenham playmaker Eriksen

According to Spanish daily Mundo Deportivo , Barcelona believe it would be too costly a deal to pull off and believe signing Hazard this summer is an unviable option for the club. 'He's one of the ...

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Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge

Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge

Sarri, 59, led Napoli to two second-place and one third-place finish in three seasons in charge. Chelsea have endured a turbulent summer so far with managerial uncertainty meaning they've yet to m...

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Brooklyn Nets deal Chinese-American guard Lin to Hawks

Brooklyn Nets deal Chinese-American guard Lin to Hawks

As part of the deal, the two teams will also exchange future second-round picks. After struggling to find a spot in the NBA, Lin landed with the New York Knicks and subsequently took the city by s...

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Defender Meunier Says Belgium Want to Beat England in Third-Place Match

Defender Meunier Says Belgium Want to Beat England in Third-Place Match

England manager Gareth Southgate addressed his players and staff at their base in Repino yesterday following their crushing World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia . We were 20 minutes from a World...

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Photographer mobbed by Croatia goal celebration in England semi-final

Photographer mobbed by Croatia goal celebration in England semi-final

Kieran Trippier curled the ball over the wall and straight into the Croatian goal and it was a dream start to the semi-final for the Three Lions. This was Croatia's third extra-time, which meant t...

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Jaded Croatia look to master Modric to carry them through against England

Jaded Croatia look to master Modric to carry them through against England

You couldn't ask for anything more from the group of players. Just three epic games to play (and one "well we may as well while we're here" encounter) - until Russian Federation 2018 announces its u...

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Modric Would Deserve Golden Ball, Says Croatia Teammate Mandzukic

Modric Would Deserve Golden Ball, Says Croatia Teammate Mandzukic

As Sunday, July 15 is a busy day in the sporting calendar, The Lexicon will be screening the gentlemen's Singles Final from 2pm until 4pm, before switching over to the World Cup Finals. That leave...

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Wimbledon: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic advance to quarter finals

Wimbledon: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic advance to quarter finals

Twelve months ago, his last-16 match with Adrian Mannarino , also scheduled for Court One, was cancelled despite Centre Court with its retractable roof being available. Federer has now won 32 conse...

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Rescuers begin 'challenging' final push to free last five from Thai cave

Rescuers begin 'challenging' final push to free last five from Thai cave

The "Wild Boars" soccer team and their coach got trapped on June 23 when they set out to explore the vast cave complex after soccer practice, when a rainy season downpour flooded the tunnels. Eigh...

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Thailand cave rescue team begin operation to free last of trapped boys

Thailand cave rescue team begin operation to free last of trapped boys

With rain again pounding the cave site in a mountainous region in northern Thailand on Tuesday morning, rescuers said they were aiming to bring out the remaining four boys and their coach by the...

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Croatia Lands in Moscow Ahead of World Cup Showdown with England

Croatia Lands in Moscow Ahead of World Cup Showdown with England

Their quarter-final exit on penalties to Croatia, among the most skilled teams here, on Saturday was further proof that Russian Federation never meant to just playing along. "We are happy to share thi...

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Croatia beat Russian Federation on penalties to set up England semi-final

Croatia beat Russian Federation on penalties to set up England semi-final

Croatia's players celebrate winning the penalty shootout during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup quarter-final football match between Russian Federation and Croatia at the Fisht Stadium in So...

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England, for a change, comes into World Cup under the radar

England, for a change, comes into World Cup under the radar

Southgate confirmed he has told the players of his line-up for the Tunisia match, but there was never any doubt over Harry Kane being the first name on the team sheet. "I played against John when ...

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Maturing France must stifle Lukaku and Hazard, says Varane

Maturing France must stifle Lukaku and Hazard, says Varane

Belgium then failed to qualify for Euro 2012, and after having missed the 2010 World Cup too, it wasn't a booming period for the country. The defeat means that Brazil's Pele-inspired triumph 60...

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Federer, Serena in Wimbledon masterclass as Wozniacki crashes

Federer, Serena in Wimbledon masterclass as Wozniacki crashes

It was her 16th straight victory at Wimbledon , although she missed last year's tournament while pregnant. In keeping with tradition, as Wimbledon is wont to do, the chair umpire followed the sev...

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World Cup Big Guns Set For Last Eight Battles

World Cup Big Guns Set For Last Eight Battles

Uruguay take on France in the first of the quarter finals on Friday , followed by Brazil against Belgium . The match takes places on July 7th at 9:00 p.m.at the Fisht Stadium, Sochi . have neve...

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National Basketball Association players react to LeBron James to Lakers news

National Basketball Association players react to LeBron James to Lakers news

Paul George's staying in Oklahoma City for the foreseeable future. Compared to his past free-agent decisions, James moved super swiftly - it took him eight days to reveal in 2010 that he was going ...

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Sanchez Reveals His Pick For World Cup Golden Boot

Sanchez Reveals His Pick For World Cup Golden Boot

After Japan's agonizing round of 16 loss to Belgium , their squad and their thousands of fans would have been forgiven for leaving the Rostov Arena as quickly as possible. Belgium , 58 places abo...

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We played well, deserved more: Ronaldo

We played well, deserved more: Ronaldo

This obviously left Cristiano Ronaldo heartbroken as this could possibly be his last World Cup . It seems like Portugal are more balanced and tighter squad than Argentina . However, things have ...

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Free Agency Rumors: LA Among Teams To Express Interest In Lance Stephenson

Free Agency Rumors: LA Among Teams To Express Interest In Lance Stephenson

LeBron's arrival makes the Lakers a playoff team, just like that for a team that won 35 games last season, but they still have some work to do in order to catch the Golden State Warriors and Hous...

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There’s Faking Injuries, Then There’s Neymar’s Antics In Brazil-Mexico

There’s Faking Injuries, Then There’s Neymar’s Antics In Brazil-Mexico

Brazil faced Mexico in a Round of 16 clash in Russian Federation, with Neymar giving them the lead in the 51st minute. Mexico were much more aggressive in the first 15 minutes of the match, b...

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Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

According to Marc Stein of the New York Times , the Sixers will be pitching James the opportunity to not only play alongside Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid , but also the possibility to play alongside...

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LeBron agrees to four-year deal with Lakers

LeBron agrees to four-year deal with Lakers

The network reported earlier in the week that James is unlikely to visit other teams or take an audience with suitors as he did in past free agent circuits. The length of the deal, the longest sinc...

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Jesse Lingard says Gareth Southgate has instigated a 'revolution' as England manager

Jesse Lingard says Gareth Southgate has instigated a 'revolution' as England manager

Southgate's England will face Colombia in the World Cup round of 16 on Tuesday evening. England have been practising penalties since March. The center back was among the 21 players practic...

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Belgium beats Japan 3-2 in last breath

Belgium beats Japan 3-2 in last breath

As Belgium take on Japan on the third day of the round of 16 fixtures in Rostov Arena, looking for a spot in the Quarterfinals of the World Cup, let's take a look at the only previous meeting betw...

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Ronaldo follows Messi out of World Cup as Uruguay beat Portugal

Ronaldo follows Messi out of World Cup as Uruguay beat Portugal

Cavani picked out Suarez on the left with a cross-field ball, before continuing his run into the penalty area and meeting the Barcelona striker's return delivery at the back post, the ball smacking ...

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Luka Doncic Trying to Recruit DeAndre Jordan to Mavs With Instagram Follow

Luka Doncic Trying to Recruit DeAndre Jordan to Mavs With Instagram Follow

As reported by Adrian Wojnarowski, Jordan is opting out of his player option that would guarantee him $24.1 million next year. There was a possibility that the Clippers and Mavericks could have work...

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Messi, Ronaldo bow out in dramatic knockout openers

Messi, Ronaldo bow out in dramatic knockout openers

The next World Cup will be in Qatar in 2022, when Messi will be 35 - and the finals will be played in November and December. The reigning European champions were undone by two Edinson Cavani goa...

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The World Cup will Once Again Crown a New Champion

The World Cup will Once Again Crown a New Champion

It was only the second time in Germany's storied World Cup history that it had failed to progress from the first round, the last occurrence coming in 1938. referee Mark Geiger called for the video a...

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