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Sports Brazil vs Switzerland in numbers
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He was visibly in pain as he walked from the field accompanied by the team's doctor. The 26-year-old star was shown at practice earlier today. Kolarov has already become the third player in the 2018 world Cup after Alexander Golovin and Cristiano Ronaldo , who scored with a direct free kick.

Sports Depressed Egypt team back to Grozny for prepare for Saudi Arabia game
Author: 0 Depressed Egypt team back to Grozny for prepare for Saudi Arabia game

Saudi Arabia were devoid of ideas and simply could not find a response as Uruguay comfortably preserved their slender lead to ensure that both they and hosts Russian Federation secured their qualification to the knockout stages. Saudi Arabia are now out of the World Cup having lost their first two games, with one more game against Egypt on the cards purely to see who finishes bottom of the group.

Sports SBS to temporarily air all World Cup games after Optus debacle
Author: 0 SBS to temporarily air all World Cup games after Optus debacle

SBS confirmed on Monday night it will air all World Cup games for the next 48 hours following talks with Optus . "This decision has been made with the interests of football fans across Australia in mind". Optus has been dealt a serious blow in its broadcast of FIFA World Cup following streaming service failures over the weekend. "In exchange for sharing the World Cup rights, SBS secured some rights to English Premier League matches".

Sports Fans loved Senegal's celebrations after World Cup win
Author: 0 Fans loved Senegal's celebrations after World Cup win

Poland's fans vastly outnumbered Senegal's, but the latter group managed to bring the noise and the gift of awesome music. They played an exciting, fast-paced brand of football, and a number of fans fell in love with them from the first whistle.

Sports Dream goes on for Iran despite Spain defeat, says coach Queiroz
Author: 0 Dream goes on for Iran despite Spain defeat, says coach Queiroz

Upon consultation with the Video Assistant Referee, however, the strike was chalked off for offside, putting an abrupt end to the Iranian celebrations. Iran had relied nearly entirely on their steely defence to keep them in the match for the first 54 minutes and it was only after the ball had deflected off Costa's knee and into the net that they took the game to the Spanish.

Sports Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly
Author: 0 Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly "confirms" Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea arrival

Jose Mourinho has reportedly expressed an interest in the CSKA Moscow forward and was present to watch him in action against Austria in a friendly earlier this month. "I hope he will win something with Chelsea because he's a nice coach", the Senegalese defender said . "When a person like this comes to a new club, he needs time".

Sports Pres. Trump holds rally in Duluth
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President Donald Trump kicked off a week of campaigning in advance of the midterm election on Wednesday night in Duluth, Minnesota, delivering his now-trademark stream of consciousness speech to an adoring crowd. Mr Comey also said he is "ashamed of the Republican Party for their silence" over President Trump's border policy . The rally took place in Duluth, Minn., where he rallied support for Peter Stauber, a county commissioner and a retired police officer, who is running to represent ...

Sports Mbappe becomes France's youngest-ever scorer in 1-0 win over Peru
Author: 0 Mbappe becomes France's youngest-ever scorer in 1-0 win over Peru

Didier Deschamps has revealed Antoine Griezmann has been affected by an ankle issue , though the France star is still set to face Peru in Group C at the World Cup . Paul Pogba then sent a shot wide of Pedro Gallese's goal. Theo Hernandez nearly doubled France's lead twice. Deschamps, a World Cup victor as a player in 1998, has an impressive selection of forwards to choose from and could give Olivier Giroud a start.

Sports Phanatic Shoots Phillies Fan in the Face With Hot Dog Cannon
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Using his customary launcher, the Phanatic sent a hot dog to fans behind home plate, where Kathy McVay was sitting. "It came out of nowhere - and hard". Her facial injury requires ice every 20 minutes. Per the report, the Phillies did reach out to McVay to apologize and "the Phanatic feels bad about what happened" (although we're not exactly sure how he explained that sentiment).

Sports Senegal Heroes Celebrate Beating Poland By Having A Little Dance Or Two
Author: 0 Senegal Heroes Celebrate Beating Poland By Having A Little Dance Or Two

However, Adam Nawalka's Poland side were boring and uninspiring for much of the game, and fell behind in the first half when Idrissa Gueye's shot was deflected into his own net by Thiago Cionek . Egypt's second-match loss to Russian Federation severely compromised its chances of getting out of Group A. It was the always-dangerous Niang who was at the heart of Senegal's opening goal.

Sports Signs bad for Messi's last chance to emulate Maradona
Author: 0 Signs bad for Messi's last chance to emulate Maradona

In the build-up to the tournament, many questioned whether Juventus forward Paulo Dybala and the five-time Ballon d'Or victor could operate together in the national team, with La Albiceleste coach Jorge Sampaoli himself have suggested that the pair are not quite compatible enough to play together just yet.

Author: 0 Indian cricket team to start World Test Championship with West Indies series

The nine top-ranked Test nations will slug it out for the Test Championship over two two-year cycles starting in June 2019, with a six-series league phase followed by a final featuring the top two sides. "I think all New Zealanders will have a circle around that one". Melbourne aside, venues are yet to be confirmed for the Australian tour but, given it's a three-test series the Black Caps will likely grace the Sydney Cricket Ground for the traditional New Year test.

Sports Cavs in mix for Spurs' Leonard
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Leonard played just nine games during the 2017-2018 season, choosing to sit out as he felt uncomfortable taking the floor, even after the Spurs' medical team cleared him. The advantage that the Knicks have is that 26 other franchises may be unwilling to trade for a 2019 free agent who wants to play in NY or Los Angeles.

Sports Mexico's Marquez in 'great shape' at fifth career World Cup
Author: 0 Mexico's Marquez in 'great shape' at fifth career World Cup

A few days ago, former soccer superstar Maradona regretted that the organization of the 2026 World Cup was given to Mexico - as well as to the United States and Canada - fearing, among other things, a lack of fervor. And Fabian urged Mexico fans instead to sing well-known Mexican song Cielito Lindo ("Ay, ay, ay, ay, Canta y no llores"). "It's pretty simple: we played like we did against Saudi Arabia, but this time it was against a better opponent", fumed the Bayern Munich player, who ...

Sports Egypt Coach Cuper Blames Salah Injury For Poor Results in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Egypt Coach Cuper Blames Salah Injury For Poor Results in Russian Federation

The Liverpool ace eventually had his first chance to break the deadlock for the Egyptians four minutes before halftime after finding space just inside the box, but his bending strike missed just wide. Host nation Russian Federation played Saudi Arabia in the first World Cup 2018 match last Thursday. Yet from the start, it was clear that Salah was staying out of anything too physical and there was no concerted effort from his Egypt teammates to pick him out each time.

Sports Japan and Senegal Supporters Filmed Cleaning World Cup Stadiums
Author: 0 Japan and Senegal Supporters Filmed Cleaning World Cup Stadiums

The side has never gone beyond the second round, but fans will be hopeful they can build on a strong start and post their best-ever finish. The West African country's fans chose to tidy up after their 2-1 victory against Poland in the World Cup in Russian Federation yesterday.

Sports Gregg Popovich went to SD to meet Leonard, report says
Author: 0 Gregg Popovich went to SD to meet Leonard, report says

If San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard forces a trade to the Los Angeles Lakers , LeBron James may not be far behind him. Leonard had told confidants that he did not want to sit down with Popovich and has been purposely hard for the Spurs to reach recently.

Sports Costa leads Spain past Iran
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Isco and Andres Iniesta's magic has probed the Iran defence, but a series of last ditch tackles have been enough to keep the game goalless at the Kazan Arena. By the time the interval arrived, though, the only major ignition point had been a scuffle when Iran goalkeeper Ali Beiranvand went down dramatically after a tap from Costa.

Sports Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2018 team plane catches fire, players safe
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2018 team plane catches fire, players safe

Defeat against Uruguay would nearly certainly see them eliminated from the competition, although they also play against Egypt in their final group game. Uruguay showed all their know-how and experience, though, as Atletico Madrid defensive pair Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin helped see out the closing moments easily.

Sports Luka Doncic at forefront for Atlanta Hawks'at 3rd overall
Author: 0 Luka Doncic at forefront for Atlanta Hawks'at 3rd overall

If the Hawks make the pick, it's been unclear what direction they go, in part because there were a lot of rumors about Sacramento's leanings. While Schroder seems like a good fit for a rebuilding team like the Hawks in theory because of his production and young age, there are some issues that may be forcing Atlanta's hand.

Sports Ronaldo Seeks Encore Against Morocco
Author: 0 Ronaldo Seeks Encore Against Morocco

Only Iran's Ali Daei has more on 109. With only four minutes on the clock, needless to say, Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring for Portugal , becoming the all-time leading European global goal-scorer as he surpassed Ferenc Puskás. Tuesday´s other Group H clash saw Japan come out surprise winners against 10-man Colombia after midfielder Carlos Sanchez received the tournament´s first red card for a handball minutes into the game.

Sports US Open 2018: Dustin Johnson refuses to slam officials over course set-up
Author: 0 US Open 2018: Dustin Johnson refuses to slam officials over course set-up

With scores fluctuating on a round-by-round basis, Johnson's differential between the second and third round was 10 shots - 67 on day two followed by a 77 yesterday. The Oakmont-Shinnecock double in three years is still in play, and I still think he's going to get it. Maybe he is so unbothered by the chaos because he has weathered worse.

Sports US Open: Phil Mickelson apologises for putting moving ball
Author: 0 US Open: Phil Mickelson apologises for putting moving ball

Mickelson knew that under Rule 14-5 his actions would cost him two strokes, but he wasn't aware he risked disqualification if officials had chose to apply a more serious rule, which could have deemed that Mickelson's actions gave him "a significant advantage".

Sports Senegal fans celebrate victory over Poland by cleaning the stadium
Author: 0 Senegal fans celebrate victory over Poland by cleaning the stadium

Supporters of the Lions of Teranga were filmed collecting trash and piling it up at collection points to make life easier for cleaning staff. The World Cup is always an opportunity for nations to share their own unique approach to the handsome game, celebration in victory and the grief of defeat.

Sports Manchester United Prepares £60 Million Bid For Willian
Author: 0 Manchester United Prepares £60 Million Bid For Willian

Willian endured a hard spell at Stamford Bridge last term even though he was vote the club's Player of the Year last month and could be keen on a reunion with Mourinho . He has a lot of qualities. 'He can improve (them) a lot. Martial failed to make Les Bleus squad for this summer's World Cup after struggling to establish himself in the United first team last term.

Sports Ashwin Willemse takes SuperSport saga to court
Author: 0 Ashwin Willemse takes SuperSport saga to court

Willemse‚ who played 19 tests and was a member of the 2007 World Cup-winning squad‚ said he "can't work with people who undermine other people". He said Willemse maintained that this issue was deeply rooted in racism. In his report, Maleka found no suggestions of racism on the part of presenters Mallett and Botha but expressed regret that Willemse refrained from taking part.

Sports Clinical Russia tops Egypt to (pretty much) reach knockout rounds
Author: 0 Clinical Russia tops Egypt to (pretty much) reach knockout rounds

But the challenge is far from over as they take on an Egypt side that could well see Mohamed Salah back after injury. World Cup hosts Russian Federation eased past Egypt 3-1 on Tuesday to virtually seal their place in the last 16, while despite the return of star player Mohamed Salah the Africans face near-certain elimination.

Sports Things We Learned From England's First Game
Author: 0 Things We Learned From England's First Game

For 45 minutes it looked just like it should have done when England face Tunisia . "I was a bit disappointed by the referee not saying anything on corners, I couldn't get them off me", Kane said. The split second before the roof gets blown off the place, fans can be seen to nearly head the ball in themselves, as if to mimic England skipper Kane's movements before exploding into delirium.

Sports Isco vows never to talk to Ronaldo again
Author: 0 Isco vows never to talk to Ronaldo again

Far from it, as now that we are into the second match days of the group stage, the games take on added meaning with a place in the knockout round at stake. Morocco boss Herve Renard revealed that he has not prepared a special plan to stop Ronaldo . "I'm not going to speak to him again after what he did the other day".