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World Cup match day: Belgium brilliance and sweet Samba!

World Cup match day: Belgium brilliance and sweet Samba!

Belgium pulled off a stunning comeback to beat Japan and advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup. With under half-an-hour to play, the Red Devils were trailing 2-0. But after Jan Vertonghen’s goal in the 69th minute, subs Marouane Fellaini and Nacer Chadli finished off

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July 2nd, 2018

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Windies aim to move up Test ranking

Windies aim to move up Test ranking

The Windies can improve their Test ranking if they beat Bangladesh in the upcoming two match home series, beginning on Wednesday. Currently, the Windies are 9th on the ICC Test Ranking, and at least a 1-nil win can take them over Bangladesh into the 8th position. The 13 man ...

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July 2nd, 2018

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World Cup Daily Wrap Up – Penalty Shootouts and Goalkeeper Heroics

World Cup Daily Wrap Up – Penalty Shootouts and Goalkeeper Heroics

Russia and Croatia booked their places in the World Cup quarter finals today in the nerviest way possible – penalty shootouts. The Russians in their game against Spain started horribly, with Sergi Ignashevich accidentally back-heeling the ball into his net for an own goal. ...

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July 1st, 2018

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World Cup match day – No more Messi vs Ronaldo as Argentina and Portugal crash out

World Cup match day – No more Messi vs Ronaldo as Argentina and Portugal crash out

Argentina and Portugal have crashed out of what could be Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’s final World Cup. The Argentines were stopped in their tracks after a 7-goal clash with France who won 4-3. Kylian Mbappe starred with a brace – the two goals coming 4 minutes apart ...

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June 30th, 2018

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World Cup Daily Wrap Up – An anti-climactic showdown and the “fair play farce”

World Cup Daily Wrap Up – An anti-climactic showdown and the “fair play farce”

Belgium today defeated England 1-0 to finish at the top of Group G. Both sides were already guaranteed their place in the Round of 16, with this match to determine first and second place. The highly anticipated clash though saw many starters rested: there were eight changes ...

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June 28th, 2018

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World Cup match day recap – Auf Wiedersehen Deutschland!

World Cup match day recap – Auf Wiedersehen Deutschland!

Germany are out of the World Cup after losing 2-0 to Korea today. The loss, which came in added time, pushed the defending champions down to the bottom of Group F. This is the fourth time in the last five World Cups that the reigning team was knocked out in the group stage. ...

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June 27th, 2018

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World Cup Match Day recap – Argentine blood, sweat and tears

World Cup Match Day recap – Argentine blood, sweat and tears

Argentina and a bloodied Javier Mascherano withstood a strong test from Nigeria to advance to the knockout round of the World Cup. They got past their opponents 2-1 thanks to a late Marcus Rojo goal and a Lionel Messi opener.  Elsewhere in Group D, Croatia defeated Iceland ...

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June 26th, 2018

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World Cup 2018 – Rivals survive, Uruguay dominate and Russia see it through

World Cup 2018 – Rivals survive, Uruguay dominate and Russia see it through

Spain and Portugal withstood immense pressure to make it to the knockout stage of the World Cup.  The Spanish drew 2-2 with Morocco to survive, despite the Moroccans taking the lead twice.  Portugal also drew ensuring that their rival neighbors topped the group ahead of ...

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June 25th, 2018

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World Cup Daily Wrap Up – Hear the 3 Lions ROAR!

World Cup Daily Wrap Up – Hear the 3 Lions ROAR!

England made short work of Panama today, to march to the top of Group G. England opened their account in the 8th minute with defender John Stones heading it in off a corner for his first ever international goal. England’s continued pressure took a toll on Panama’s defence, ...

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June 24th, 2018

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World Cup daily wrap-up – Germany fight on!

World Cup daily wrap-up – Germany fight on!

German engineering – somehow it defies odds and it proved that way again as a well engineered freekick saved their World Cup hopes. The score was locked at 1-1 and Germany were playing with 10 men against group F opponents Sweden. Sweden’s goal was partly due to Toni Kroos ...

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June 23rd, 2018

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