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Neymar 'entitled to feel upset', says Brazil teammate Fagner

Neymar 'entitled to feel upset', says Brazil teammate Fagner

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Brazil were forced to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland in their first Group E match. In a typically defiant post on Instagram, Neymar claimed his tears wer...

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Spieth may add event to schedule ahead of Open defense

Spieth may add event to schedule ahead of Open defense

McIlroy, Jordan Spieth , Jason Day, Bubba Watson and others who missed the cut at the U.S. Open will try to bounce back this week at the Travelers Championship in CT. Local favourite Martin Kaymer ...

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Nigeria vs Argentina: Messi frustrated, desperate ahead of Super Eagles clash

Nigeria vs Argentina: Messi frustrated, desperate ahead of Super Eagles clash

Argentine forward and skipper Lionel Messi celebrated his 31st birthday yesterday, and he was flooded with wishes and messages by netizens. For all his heroics with Barcelona at club level, Messi...

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Paine to consider his ODI future after whitewash in England

Paine to consider his ODI future after whitewash in England

Paine, though, who's portrayed himself as a beacon of optimism throughout this short captaincy stint, spoke with hope how there will be 'light at the end of the tunnel.' There are very few positives t...

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Yankees catcher Sanchez likely heading to DL

Yankees catcher Sanchez likely heading to DL

How he felt after the game: "It's bothering me right now", Sanchez said via translator. According to the ESPN.com , Sanchez picked up a right groin/hip abductor injury while trying to beat out a g...

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Argentina's World Cup mutiny has reportedly turned into a players' coup

Argentina's World Cup mutiny has reportedly turned into a players' coup

Diego Maradona has demanded access to Argentina's training ground in a bid to heal the rifts that have torn apart Jorge Sampaoli's squad. "He is one of the big names in Russian Federation who has m...

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Women's State of Origin: NSW centre Corban McGregor puts QLD on notice

Women's State of Origin: NSW centre Corban McGregor puts QLD on notice

When another commentator accused the NRL of "sexualising the women's league", the social media person responded: "if we can post a [photo] of [Sydney Roosters player] Cooper Cronk and his wife Tara ...

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The permutations and predictions for the final World Cup group matches

The permutations and predictions for the final World Cup group matches

Uruguay are now second in Group A on goal difference and require a win to overhaul today's opponents at the top. "But we have a backup group pushing for places every day". Serbia were unlucky to n...

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Paul Pogba Makes Shock FIFA World Cup Claim

Paul Pogba Makes Shock FIFA World Cup Claim

The 25-year-old is part of a Les Blues side that has already booked a spot in the last 16 of the competition, courtesy of victories over Australia and Peru in their first two games. "Maybe it's my l...

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Two each for Hazard and Lukaku as Belgium thump Tunisia

Two each for Hazard and Lukaku as Belgium thump Tunisia

Lukaku's goals in both of Belgium's first two clashes also saw him become the first player since Diego Maradona for Argentina in 1986 to score two or more goals in back-to-back games at the World C...

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Messi, others to pick Argentina squad against Eagles

Messi, others to pick Argentina squad against Eagles

What's happening to the team right now is what has happened to Argentina in these last four disgraceful years: "anarchy, no leadership from the players, coaches or directors". Sergio Aguero , the on...

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Kvitova To Face Rybarikova in Birmingham Final

Kvitova To Face Rybarikova in Birmingham Final

After breaking serve twice in the first set, Kvitova broke twice more in the second, unafraid to take risks by hitting so flat and hard that her margins for error were often very small. "So you thin...

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Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz racially abused via social media after World Cup defeat

Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz racially abused via social media after World Cup defeat

The statement concluded with the entire squad shouting "F-- racism!" before applauding and jogging out to begin their workout. "When you threaten me, when you call me a "blatte" (a pejorative word f...

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Who’s Through And Who’s Out Ahead Of The Final Group Fixtures?

Who’s Through And Who’s Out Ahead Of The Final Group Fixtures?

Russian Federation and Uruguay are both already through to the round of 16 and play each other at 2am on Tuesday (NZ time) to see who tops the group. If Iceland wins, the team with the better goal...

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Ascot win makes Alpha Centauri a Breeders' Cup contender

Ascot win makes Alpha Centauri a Breeders' Cup contender

Racing in midpack as Adorable led on a strong pace, Alpha Centauri was maneuvered outside around the turn and, without being asked, had moved up to the leaders as the field straightened for home. Els...

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Lionel Messi's 31st birthday marked with life-size chocolate sculpture

A team of five workers at Moscow's Altufyevo Confectionery worked for almost a week to carve the sculpture in 60 kg (132 lbs) of chocolate to mark the Argentina forward's 31st birthday on Sunday. ...

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Roger Federer loses to Borna Coric in Halle Open final

The 20-time grand slam champion was far from his fluid best throughout the tournament and he came unstuck against unseeded Croatian Coric, who broke two times to claim only his second ATP title and hi...

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Match against Argentina like World Cup final, says Rohr

Match against Argentina like World Cup final, says Rohr

Lionel Messi attends a training session. Technically speaking , Nigeria's Ahmed Musa is the one who granted life to Lionel Messi and Argentina in their hard times in the FIFA World Cup 2018 c...

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Mohamed Salah mulls quitting Egypt after Chechnya controversy

Mohamed Salah mulls quitting Egypt after Chechnya controversy

Ramy's comment on waiting until the final game tomorrow against Saudi Arabia passes is intriguing, given the rumours a week ago after the second game claiming that Salah wanted to immediately depa...

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Indian men's Cricket team departs for Ireland, England tour

Indian men's Cricket team departs for Ireland, England tour

The last tour to England under Mahendra Singh Dhoni was disastrous for India, since they suffered a 1-3 loss with Kohli's batting turning out to be a flop show. Our aim is to strive for consistency....

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Kerala: Missing Argentina fan's body found in river

Kerala: Missing Argentina fan's body found in river

There are insinuations that an Argentina fan, Dinu Alex, committed suicide after the humiliation of his country's national team by Croatia at the ongoing World Cup in Russian Federation. "My team is s...

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Captain Kane delivers for England on big stage

Captain Kane delivers for England on big stage

John Stones headed in two goals and Jesse Lingard curled in another to ensure England goes into its Group G finale against Belgium level on points and with the same goal difference. "Not many player...

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Brazil late show eliminates Costa Rica

Brazil late show eliminates Costa Rica

A largely frustrating afternoon for the five-time world champions Brazil was forgotten thanks to two goals in stoppage time . Brazil struggled hard to crack the Costa Rican wall named Keylor N...

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Poland crash out of World Cup after 3-0 defeat to Colombia

Poland crash out of World Cup after 3-0 defeat to Colombia

The disappointing Poland became the first European side eliminated from the tournament. A star was well and truly born four years ago in Brazil when James was the Golden Boot victor, netting six g...

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Muguruza crumbles against 'shaking' Strycova in Birmingham

Muguruza crumbles against 'shaking' Strycova in Birmingham

Top seed Muguruza was dealt a blow in her grass-court preparations ahead of her Wimbledon title defence as she was beaten in straight sets by Barbora Strycova . In her post-match press conference, ...

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Serbia FA president investigated by Federation Internationale de Football Association over BBC interview

Serbia FA president investigated by Federation Internationale de Football Association over BBC interview

Head coach Mladen Krstajic is also being investigated for statements he made in the aftermath of the game. Kosovo declared independence in 2008, less than a decade after the 1998-1999 war between et...

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England v Australia: Adil Rashid targets 5-0 success

Three of Australia's first-choice seamers are injured, while former captain Steve Smith and David Warner are serving year-long suspensions for their part in last winter's ball-tampering controversy ...

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Lewis Hamilton wins French Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton wins French Grand Prix

One positive that he took from a day that Mercedes' non-executive director Niki Lauda rendered a "test" is that the new power unit, the one that failed late dynamometer tests before the Canadian ...

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Harry Kane: 'It's all coming together for England' after Panama rout

Harry Kane: 'It's all coming together for England' after Panama rout

Although Gareth Southgate's team is certain to come against tougher opponents than Panama, it would take a heart of stone not to allow English fans indulge quite such a convincing win. Substitute Fe...

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Chicharito Scores as Mexico Beat South Korea in 2018 World Cup

But the squad have stuck together and built a competitive outfit for the World Cup . Carlos Vela gave Mexico the lead with a penalty after Korean defender Jang Hyun-soo blocked Andres Guardado...

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