• MS Dhoni to retire after crushing defeat in England?
MS Dhoni to retire after crushing defeat in England?

Not all balls bowled by leg-spinners have any special mentions barring the one Shane Warne bowled Mike Gatting, something that has been termed as the "ball of the century". But Stokes ran out Dhawan for a fluent 44 with direct hit after the left-handed opener was sent back by Kohli. Dinesh Karthik, preferred to KL Rahul for this match, then mad...

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  • José Mourinho fears Alexis Sánchez will miss U.S. tour after visa issue
José Mourinho fears Alexis Sánchez will miss U.S. tour after visa issue

Mourinho, who left the 25-year-old out of his first XI at times last season, spoke about Pogba on Wednesday in Los Angeles . United are in California but Mourinho is without Sánchez, Paul Pogba , Romelu Lukaku, Marouane Fellaini, Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard, Marcos Rojo, Victor Lindelöf, Ashley Young, David de Gea , Nemanja Matic , Fred ...

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  • Venezuela's Maduro Declares Africa 'Real World Cup Winners'
Venezuela's Maduro Declares Africa 'Real World Cup Winners'

As a result Deschamps, now the coach of " Les Bleus ", will in theory be promoted from a Legion Knight to a higher grade such as Officer. Macron had already celebrated with the team on Sunday after attending the final in Moscow, to project a more modern image as a president in touch with the masses.

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  • Not sad about leaving Real Madrid: Ronaldo
Not sad about leaving Real Madrid: Ronaldo

And while certain sections of the media have suggested that the five-time Ballon d'Or victor has already reached his peak and may be seeking a move to unwind his career in Europe - he's dismissed the notion. I will work hard. "It gives me so much momentum for the future". "It was a really stunning moment for me", he added. To avoid being thi...

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  • Did LeBron's Lakers shorts at NBA Summer League copy Big Baller Brand?
Did LeBron's Lakers shorts at NBA Summer League copy Big Baller Brand?

The Lakers entered Tuesday's Las Vegas Summer League championship game as the tournament's No. 1 seed with a flawless 6-0 record. Hart is likely a lock for Summer League MVP regardless of the outcome of the championship game. The 23-year-old racked up 37 points and nine rebounds in Monday night's double-overtime win over the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

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  • Liverpool make £62m bid for Roma's Alisson Becker - here's the current situation
Liverpool make £62m bid for Roma's Alisson Becker - here's the current situation

Chelsea are desperate to beat Liverpool to the signing of Roma's Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson . But Karius has started pre-season poorly and Klopp has decided he must act. Tentative inquiries in January were also dismissed. Liverpool FC signed Brazil worldwide Fabinho in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 side AS Monaco at the start of the su...

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  • When will Mesut Ozil return for pre-season?
When will Mesut Ozil return for pre-season?

Ozil has been on holiday since Germany crashed out of the World Cup at the group stage and has yet to return to training with the Gunners , with Emery having begun working with those players who were not involved in the tournament in Russian Federation.

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  • Donald Trump Acknowledges Russian Meddling in 2016 Election
Donald Trump Acknowledges Russian Meddling in 2016 Election

Shortly before Trump staged his begrudging off-camera walk-back, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had kneecapped him, delivering his own message from the U.S. "President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today". "Don't make the relationship between Russian Federation and the United States, don't hold it hostage of this...

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  • Is Croatia scared of losing President to Macron as well?
Is Croatia scared of losing President to Macron as well?

With the previous record for own goals in any World Cup at 6, FIFA's new guidelines regarding how to attribute deflected shots was largely responsible for the increase. We played well in the first 20 minutes, we controlled the game. The small Middle East kingdom stretches north some 99 miles out into the Persian Gulf from the Arabian Peninsula.

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  • The ultimate fan experience at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
The ultimate fan experience at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

According to reports, the tournament in Qatar will be played from November 21 to December 18 in 2022. Ahead of the final in Moscow between France and Croatia, Putin has met at the Kremlin with Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino.

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  • France beat Belgium 1-0, enter FIFA World Cup 2018 final
France beat Belgium 1-0, enter FIFA World Cup 2018 final

I play against teams that play so defensively 90% of the time. France , after all, is a team in the mould of its coach Deschamps, the former holding midfielder who could emulate Brazilian Mario Zagallo and Germany's Franz Beckenbauer by winning the competition as both a player and manager.

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  • Groenewegen beats Gaviria in sprint on seventh stage at Tour de France
Groenewegen beats Gaviria in sprint on seventh stage at Tour de France

The stage continued on placidly with the time gap slowly eroding until the bonus sprint in Loeuilly at kilometre 20, which was won by race leader Greg van Avermaet (BMC) and where the peloton animated. "Yellow jersey wearer Van Avermaet described the climax as 'an awesome finish". "The race went so hard on the first part of the climb, I saw every...

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  • Croatia become smallest nation to reach World Cup final since 1950
Croatia become smallest nation to reach World Cup final since 1950

Many people have since questioned the need to play off against their fellow beaten semi-finalists in Saint Petersburg but Southgate is keen to seal victory before returning home. That's proved to be the case, although they have relied on large part on grit and determination to see them through the knockout stages, beating Denmark and Russian Federa...

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  • Matthysse: My Head is Raised, I Lost To a Legend in Pacquiao
Matthysse: My Head is Raised, I Lost To a Legend in Pacquiao

A huge fight against a legend like Manny Pacquiao is his opportunity to get up and shock the world by being a ring legend and defending his WBA belt in the process. "Right now I'm happy to go back to my country to celebrate the victory", he said. We were not pushing hard, we controlled our pace and ourselves. Duterte, who gave Pacquiao two thum...

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  • Meghan Markle & Kate Middleton Step Out Together At Wimbledon
Meghan Markle & Kate Middleton Step Out Together At Wimbledon

According to the Daily Mail , Kate spent £119,000 on new outfits in 2017, and just (yeah, I know, just ) £100,000 in 2016. That report contends that the two women are in fact pregnant at the same time and that Kate Middleton and Prince William are expecting their fourth child to be a girl, while Markle and Prince Harry will be expec...

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  • England can win a major tournament, says FA's Dan Ashworth
England can win a major tournament, says FA's Dan Ashworth

England captain Harry Kane admitted the Three Lions must improve if they are to build on reaching the World Cup semi-finals after losing the third-place playoff 2-0 to Belgium on Saturday. We've got to improve, we've got to get better, but it will come". "I sincerely hope and believe that over the next two, four, six years we've got some pla...

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  • Djokovic into 10th Wimbledon quarter-final
Djokovic into 10th Wimbledon quarter-final

He then failed to convert three crucial break opportunities on Djokovic's serve at 2-2 in the third set, giving away the game and then his next two serves to hand the Serb his second set. I know, as everything in life, we are evolving. I didn't harm the grass. Nishikori, who did the same thing in the fourth set, didn't receive one. Djokovic last ap...

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  • Dejan Lovren demands respect after matching Thierry Henry feat
Dejan Lovren demands respect after matching Thierry Henry feat

He added: "Modric is the best middle three player in the world and if we win this World Cup , he deserves the Ballon d'Or". "People said I had a hard season but I don't agree with that". Lovren told CNN that they are a small country, only four million people and have big talent in their squad. People will never forget us. We beat our record of 2...

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  • England team look set to get Downing Street reception
England team look set to get Downing Street reception

The Three Lions manager has led with passion, pride and personality throughout England's revelatory run to the final four but admits it has been hard to bounce back from Wednesday's extra-time defeat in Moscow. Pre-tournament preparation was spot on: "We chose to play friendlies against teams who would be at the World Cup and that was a great l...

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  • England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache
England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache

On that occasion, the Uruguayans defeated a heavily-fancied Brazil team 2-1 at the Maracana in the final second-stage group game, which effectively served as the tournament's final. After watching their team stumble at major tournaments for decades, often falling to much smaller nations, England supporters had begun to think that 2018 might be a di...

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  • England fans celebrate World Cup win over Sweden at IKEA
England fans celebrate World Cup win over Sweden at IKEA

This will subsequently leave Belgium to defeat England in the final meaning football will not be "coming home" this summer, (according to the model)! "I think we feel that is of no bearing to this team", Southgate said. The Three Lions have the chance to reach just the second major tournament finale in their history on Wednesday as they take ...

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  • Serie A chief confirms Chelsea are set to sign Antonio Conte’s successor
Serie A chief confirms Chelsea are set to sign Antonio Conte’s successor

Now, the same report says that Sarri has made it clear to Chelsea FC officials that they must keep hold of both of the attacking players ahead of his first campaign in charge at Stamford Bridge. The 26-year-old was reportedly set to join champions Manchester City, but, according to De Laurentiis, the player would prefer to live in London .

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  • Exhausted Croatia train sights on France in World Cup final
Exhausted Croatia train sights on France in World Cup final

In a region still scarred by the conflicts of the 1990s in which 130,000 people died, many people find it hard to throw their support behind Croatia despite a common language and culture. 'We want to finish a great tournament on a high, ' he said. In Brazil in 2014, Pitana refereed four matches. France stars Zinedine Zidane, Marcel Desailly...

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  • Djokovic relegates Federer in Wimbledon quarter-final line-up
Djokovic relegates Federer in Wimbledon quarter-final line-up

The prestigious Centre Court at the All England Club became witness to the iconic moment and Twitter went insane over the clip. Three times he was scheduled last on court, putting him at risk of falling victim to fading light with the burden of having to return the following day.

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  • The changes that put Ferrari on top at the British GP
The changes that put Ferrari on top at the British GP

Hamilton was on a charge from the first lap, back up to seventh after nine laps but still 26 seconds behind his fellow four-time world champion. Referring to an incident at Le Castellet last month, where Vettel hit Valtteri Bottas at the first corner, he explained: "It's two races in which a Mercedes has been taken out by a Ferrari .

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