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Sports FIFA 2018: Switzerland strike late to sink Serbia 2-1
Author: 0 FIFA 2018: Switzerland strike late to sink Serbia 2-1

Shaqiri's runs down the wings were a constant threat to Serbia's defense, while the Swiss midfield recovered after a shaky start to dominate in the same way it did against Brazil in their first match. "You should always show respect", Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic said. In the first half this evening, he completed 41 passes in 41 attempts, and that form rolled over into the second half as the Swiss really began to ramp up pressure on the Serbian goal, with the former West Ham ...

Sports India to tour WI for World Test C'ship
Author: 0 India to tour WI for World Test C'ship

Australia's bid to reach the championship final, to be played as a one-off Test, will start when the ICC's new cycle begins with the 2019 Ashes. Each team will play six series over a period of nearly two years, with the top two Test series progressing through to the final.

Sports Brazil's Neymar passed fully fit ahead of Serbia match
Author: 0 Brazil's Neymar passed fully fit ahead of Serbia match

I cried out of happiness, overcoming, grit and desire to win. "Things were never easy in my life, so why would they be now?" The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said in a brief statement Danilo had complained of pain around his hip during Thursday's training session.

Author: 0 How to watch South Korea vs Mexico online, TV

Germany's last-gasp win over Sweden later on Saturday means South Korea can still qualify if they overcome the world champions next week and the Swedes also lose to Mexico . Son, the team's star player, was left with too much to do up front. - South Korea has conceded a goal via a penalty in both of its World Cup games so far in 2018 - in its previous 29 World Cup games combined, South Korea conceded only one penalty goal.

Sports Hamilton fastest in French GP
Author: 0 Hamilton fastest in French GP

In this picture, Pole position qualifier Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP looks on in parc ferme during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of France at Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, France , June 23, 2018. "I don't know", Raikkonen replied when asked what had happened in Q3. The Finn's disappointing result was in contrast to Sauber's Charles Leclerc , who has been heavily linked to his seat for next year this week.

Sports New Zealand women hit record T20 score of 216 against South Africa
Author: 0 New Zealand women hit record T20 score of 216 against South Africa

The White Ferns' total was set thanks to the powerful opening duo of Bates and Sophie Devine, who were once again to the fore as the Ferns roared past the previous record - Australia's 209/4 against England, also set earlier this year. In stark contrast to the carnage that had gone before, the first over of South Africa's innings was a maiden as Anya Shrubsole kept it tight early on.

Sports Brazil takes on Costa Rica
Author: 0 Brazil takes on Costa Rica

It was his fifth World Cup goal in seven appearances and he also managed to surpass Brazilian legend Romario to stand third in their all-time list of goalscorers. Coutinho got the victor in the 91st minute, and Neymar got his goal later in stoppage time as the South Americans move to four points in Group F and have a little breathing room with one match to play .

Sports Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh hit tons as Australia post 310
Author: 0 Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh hit tons as Australia post 310

While England hogged headlines last week for their record breaking 481 at Trent Bridge , Australia bagged a small column for themselves when they were announced as the sixth best team in the ICC ODI rankings, a 34 year old record for the five-time World Cup winning champions.

Sports Australia v Ireland: Five Ireland changes for decisive third Test
Author: 0 Australia v Ireland: Five Ireland changes for decisive third Test

The inclusion of Tui, who has played three of his six tests at lock, sees David Pocock shift from the number six jersey back to number eight, with Caleb Timu dropping out of the 23-man match day squad altogether. Rob Kearney remains in situ at full back. Rob Kearney, Keith Earls, Robbie Henshaw, Bundee Aki, Jacob Stockdale, Johnny Sexton , Conor Murray, Jack Conan, Peter O'Mahony (capt), CJ Stander, James Ryan, Devin Toner, Tadhg Furlong, Sean Cronin, Jack McGrath.

Sports FifPro slams decision to allow Morocco's Amrabat to play after concussion
Author: 0 FifPro slams decision to allow Morocco's Amrabat to play after concussion

He also commented on the way the medical team has reacted to Amrabat's concussion during the game against Iran , explaining that it was not his job to decide on medical issues, reported Reuters on Wednesday. "I think we deserved a lot more". Morocco have now lost two games without scoring a goal and will head home regardless of how they do against Spain , but Amrabat, who played despite suffering a head injury in their opening loss to Iran, felt aggrieved by the second successive defeat.

Sports England team sheet leak: 'No drama' for Southgate with the media
Author: 0 England team sheet leak: 'No drama' for Southgate with the media

A spat between the England camp and the British media erupted earlier this week after photographs apparently showed Southgate's assistant Steve Holland carrying the team selection for Sunday's Group G clash in Nizhny Novgorod , revealing he would drop Raheem Sterling and bring in Marcus Rashford.

Sports Germany set to be without Hummels against Sweden
Author: 0 Germany set to be without Hummels against Sweden

FC's Stewart Robson and Alexis Nunes take on the World Cup Predictor ahead of Belgium-Tunisia, South Korea-Mexico and Germany-Sweden. "Football is a simple game, 22 men chase the ball for 82 minutes and the Germans get a player sent off so 21 men chase the ball for 13 minutes and at the end the Germans somehow fucking win", he tweeted.

Sports 'Messi Is Not A Leader. He's No Ronaldo'
Author: 0 'Messi Is Not A Leader. He's No Ronaldo'

I see a team that is lost". Daria also said that her team of bakers was constantly in touch with the footballer's representative about handling his sculpture, which they placed on top of the mouth-watering cake. "Messi we asked for heart". You are the best player, when a team fails what you ask of the best player is that you dig deep and you couldn't even do that.

Sports Garbine Muguruza loses in second round at Birmingham
Author: 0 Garbine Muguruza loses in second round at Birmingham

After dropping the first set, she led 4-2 in the second before collapsing and losing the last four games. Muguruza said: "I just think it's a hard match". "Well, I'm not sure what I like, but every time I play her, I have to play my best tennis and it happen". But she also lost to Strycova at Eastbourne a week later past year before going on to win Wimbledon .

Sports Mavs’ Luka Doncic unlikely to play in Summer League
Author: 0 Mavs’ Luka Doncic unlikely to play in Summer League

Doncic, who can play as point guard or shooting guard, was picked third by the Atlanta Hawks but was then traded to the Mavericks for Trae Young , who was chosen with the fifth pick. "He's a great shooter, so he creates space for other players, which is really going to help Dennis". He is supposed to be good, a serial scorer who can shoot from the parking lot and became a YouTube sensation after scoring 92 points for Chino Hills high school in 2017.

Sports Germany on the ropes as it faces Sweden in World Cup
Author: 0 Germany on the ropes as it faces Sweden in World Cup

The Germans ran to Kroos and erupted in emotional relief. "We must make sure the euphoria doesn't get the better of us and dedicate our efforts to recovering for the next game [against Sweden]". Two hours after Japanese coach Akira Nishino said he was ready to mark Mane with up to three players, the Liverpool forward laughingly shrugged off the attention.

Sports Cilic stays cool to edge out Kyrgios in Queen's semi-final
Author: 0 Cilic stays cool to edge out Kyrgios in Queen's semi-final

Djokovic chalked up his 800th career victory against Adrian Mannarino to reach the last four, and notched up win number 801 after dumping out another Frenchman in the shape of Jeremy Chardy 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 on Saturday to set up a blockbuster showpiece against Cilic .

Sports Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0, edge towards World Cup last 16
Author: 0 Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0, edge towards World Cup last 16

The incident came late in a match Brazil dominated but in which for long spells they struggled to break down a determined Costa Rica defence. After being knocked to the ground by over-zealous players celebrating the win, spectators drew swift comparisons to his striker.

Sports Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard give BEL big win
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard give BEL big win

Hazard left the game in the 68th minute, with Germany's Andre Schurrle and Toni Kroos, who did so in the 7-1 victory over Brazil in the semifinals in 2014, the last two players to score two goals each in a World Cup game. Tunisia are effectively out of the competition after two defeats. Tunisia answered two minutes later from Dylan Bronn's header, as the defender made glancing contact on Wahbi Khazri's corner to beat Thibaut Courtois into the bottom right corner.

Sports Mexico fans refrain from anti-gay chant in win against South Korea
Author: 0 Mexico fans refrain from anti-gay chant in win against South Korea

Coming off an opening loss to Mexico , Germany fell behind again when Kroos' early mistake led to Ola Toivonen's goal in the 32nd minute. "I had the feeling that a lot of people would be happy in Germany if they eliminated us, but we are not going to make it so easy for them", Kroos told reporters after the game.

Author: 0 Xhaka and Shaqiri goal celebrations bring Balkan politics to World Cup

Goals by Albanian origin players - Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri - secured Switzerland's first victory at the 2018 World Cup with a 2-1 triumph over Serbia in Group E on Friday in Kaliningrad. "I don't deal with these things". Boasting one of the oldest defences in the tournament, Serbia's rearguard and goalkeeper have collectively racked up almost 300 caps between them, as defensive tyro Nikola Milenkovic is the only player in the Serbian backline below the age of 30.

Sports Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku are injury doubts for crucial England showdown
Author: 0 Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku are injury doubts for crucial England showdown

But the Manchester United forward came off in the second half at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow. "His role is someone who can score goals". There will be major changes against England. There was some good news for Martinez, with Chelsea midfielder Hazard expected to be fit to face England in Kaliningrad on Thursday. I think Rom now knows his role.

Sports Father rushes on to Virginia racetrack to pull son from burning vehicle
Author: 0 Father rushes on to Virginia racetrack to pull son from burning vehicle

I jumped a fence to make a beeline to him to make sure he was OK". The crowd applauded when Dean Jones ran out onto the track , the news station reported. "Mr. Jones will not be fined nor suspended", South Boston Speedway said in a statement. Several NASCAR crew members were reprimanded in 2015 when they helped turn over a wrecked auto after a crash, ESPN reported.

Sports Hanley Ramirez Unaware of Any State or Federal Investigation Against Him
Author: 0 Hanley Ramirez Unaware of Any State or Federal Investigation Against Him

According to one report, Ramirez is "being eyed" for a possible connection to a large fentanyl ring in Lawrence. According to McPhee, a recent stop by police discovered "a significant amount of drugs " in the suspect's auto. During an appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub , McPhee reported the authorities' interest in Ramirez stems from a contact of Ramirez being stopped by police with a "significant amount of drugs" in the vehicle.

Sports England's Raheem Sterling dropped in leaked team sheet
Author: 0 England's Raheem Sterling dropped in leaked team sheet

Southgate also said there was no complacency in England's camp or approach, even though they will be overwhelming favourites to beat Panama , who lost their opening game 3-0 to Belgium. However, defender Kyle Walker insisted on Friday that the Central American side are the ones who should be anxious, saying: "We know they're a physical team".

Sports Nuggets select Michael Porter Jr
Author: 0 Nuggets select Michael Porter Jr

Those comments came one year after Sam Amick of USA Today reported Chandler expressed interest in a potential trade ahead of the 2017 deadline because of "inconsistency with his role". It didn't matter that Porter played a total of 53 minutes in his lone season of college at Missouri because of a bad back. Bye touted Porter's height - 6-foot-11 - as a swingman, along with his ability in transition.

Sports How Moritz Wagner fits on the roster
Author: 0 How Moritz Wagner fits on the roster

Guard Devonte Graham was drafted then traded to Charlotte with the 34th pick. 10 and 26 in the first round and Nos. We should give Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka the benefit of the doubt though, as their first draft last season was very successful.

Sports Egypt's Mohamed Salah given honorary citizenship by Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov
Author: 0 Egypt's Mohamed Salah given honorary citizenship by Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov

Sadio Mane has revealed he sent a good luck message to Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah ahead of the pair representing their respective countries at this summer's World Cup . The Chechen leader asked Salah to accompany him back to the stadium, where the two later posed for photos and greeted the 5,000 fans who had tickets to watch Egypt practice.

Sports Federer edges Paire to advance in Halle
Author: 0 Federer edges Paire to advance in Halle

The Halle defending champion, who has a laneway leading to the stadium named in his honour, has won exactly half of his 18 grass trophies at the wooded north German venue. Others - including U.S. former tennis great Billie Jean King and ex-male professional James Blake - praised Nadal's victory, which was dominant despite an injury scare with hand cramp in the latter stages of the third set.

Sports Fast friends Deandre Ayton, Mikal Bridges now teammates with Suns
Author: 0 Fast friends Deandre Ayton, Mikal Bridges now teammates with Suns

For a team that has not made the playoffs for 12 straight years, which barring trades, would give them 12 consecutive lottery picks in the draft and out of all those picks, only one draftee has been an All-Star. and have the cap flexibility to pursue some big-name free agents this offseason. But they ended up disappointed as NY went with Kentucky's Kevin Knox.

Author: 0 Vela, Hernandez lift Mexico to win over South Korea at World Cup

Carlos Vela stepped up to slot the ball home, sending South Korean goalkeeper Cho Hyun-Woo the wrong way from what was the 14th penalty in 28 games at Russian Federation 2018. Coach Juan Carlos Osorio insisted that his team would not be complacent, however, underlining South Korea's tactical nous. Mexico , shock winners over Germany in their opening game, went ahead in the 26th minute when Vela sent goalkeeper Cho Hyun-woo the wrong way from the spot after Andres Guardado's cross hit the ...

Author: 0 Neymar's dive showed why VAR is necessary at the World Cup

Costa Rica doesn't have history on its side: Brazil have won nine out of 10 matches against Costa Rica, with its only loss coming in 1960 friendly. Costa Rica's only World Cup victory against a team from South America was four years ago against Uruguay.

Sports Jon Flanagan: Rangers is a fresh start for me after leaving Liverpool
Author: 0 Jon Flanagan: Rangers is a fresh start for me after leaving Liverpool

But new Rangers assistant manager Gary McAllister said earlier this week Flanagan "deserves a second chance". Gerrard will match wits with his former manager Brendan Rodgers who is the current Celtic boss and he won't have to wait long for his first Old Firm derby, the two sides meet on September 1st.