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Sports Octopus killed for food after correctly predicting 3 World Cup games
Author: 0 Octopus killed for food after correctly predicting 3 World Cup games

Rabiot followed the lead of his psychic predecessor Paul the Octopus , who became an unexpected star of the 2010 World Cup with a series of correct calls. The octopus proved to be a spineless Jimmy the Greek , correctly choosing Japan to defeat Colombia, tie with Senegal and lose to Poland . Social media users shared a picture of an octopus hanging up at a market although it was not clear if the image showed Rabiot himself.

Sports Mexico Star Lashes Out At Neymar's Play-Acting
Author: 0 Mexico Star Lashes Out At Neymar's Play-Acting

But they couldn't find a way to stop Neymar, who has scored two goals in four matches in Russian Federation. Brazil's forward Neymar (R) scores a goal during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Brazil and Mexico at the Samara Arena in Samara on July 2, 2018 .

Sports Emil Forsberg ousts Switzerland and sends Sweden into World Cup last eight
Author: 0 Emil Forsberg ousts Switzerland and sends Sweden into World Cup last eight

Sweden right back Mikael Lustig will miss the quarterfinals after collecting his second yellow card of the tournament for a tug on Josip Drmic in the first half. Manager Janne Andersson has few star names in his squad but has built a well-organised team who defend well, are hard-working and have a strong team ethic.

Sports England tour: Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chahar get first India call
Author: 0 England tour: Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chahar get first India call

Bumrah, who has been replaced in the T20 squad by Deepak Chahar , is expected to be fit for the three ODIs, which will take place at Trent Bridge (July 12), Lord's (July 14) and Headingley (July 17). All three of them are part of the India "A" team and are playing in the one-day tri series. IPL Superstar gets maiden call-up to the Indian team for the T20I series against England.

Sports Rescuers Should Learn From British Cave Team
Author: 0 Rescuers Should Learn From British Cave Team

Although they have had no shortage of water, one of the boys is heard to say: "Eat, eat, eat, tell them we are hungry". Due to high flood waters, rescue operations are battling rising water, and operations leaders have stated concerns that the team may either have to learn how to dive, or wait months for the flooding to recede.

Sports Look Federer off to a fluent start
Author: 0 Look Federer off to a fluent start

The 36-year-old overcame a slow start to defeat Dutch player Arantxa Rus 7-5, 6-3 in the first round, but knows she has a long way to go to regain championship form. I told her, 'Look, I'm going to stop. "Life goes on", said Stephens, who was followed out of the tournament by Bulgarian sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov .

Sports Wenger names three countries that can win 2018 World Cup
Author: 0 Wenger names three countries that can win 2018 World Cup

Dan, who works for the British Council as a teacher of English in Colombia , told The Lincolnite: "I think England can win, but I'm not particularly confident, too many years of watching England has left me skeptical!" "But I would say England - nobody speaks about England but they are unsafe - Brazil or France", Wenger said.

Sports Paul George Signs 4-Year $137 million Contract with OKC Thunder
Author: 0 Paul George Signs 4-Year $137 million Contract with OKC Thunder

Patrick Patterson and Jerami Grant were usually the ones that would back Adams up, but they needed a true center. Players can negotiate and agree to deals but can't sign a contract until Friday at 9 a.m. The deal will be beneficial for the Thunder and the Rockets as it will help them address the areas they need to improve on their roster. With so many scorers on his team, Grant didn't shoot often but when he did he connected on an efficient 53.5 percent of his shots.

Sports LeBron James banner removal begins in Cleveland
Author: 0 LeBron James banner removal begins in Cleveland

As proven last season in Cleveland, even at 33 years old, he has the ability to elevate a subpar club to the NBA Finals. Nearly certainly, the Spurs will demand a much bigger return than the Cleveland Cavaliers received last summer, when they traded Kyrie Irving to Boston in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Ante Zizic, Jae Crowder and the rights to the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first-round draft pick.

Sports Serena Williams' inspiring words after Wimbledon first-round singles matches win
Author: 0 Serena Williams' inspiring words after Wimbledon first-round singles matches win

On her social-media platforms and in interviews these past months, Williams has spoken frankly about the medical complications she suffered during childbirth and the changes to her body afterward. Rus, whose best career wins came at Grand Slam level, anticipated her chances to reach the second round for the second time at Wimbledon . That's why, after all, we still need more funding.

Sports All eyes on James Rodriguez for Colombia's clash with England
Author: 0 All eyes on James Rodriguez for Colombia's clash with England

The Colombia bench celebrated as if they had won the match outright, the water carrier bursting into tears. Uruguay vs. France (3 pm BST) and Brazil vs. Amid frayed tempers and the heat of the occasion, Kane kept a cool head, directing his penalty high and into the centre of the net with Arsenal's goalkeeper David Ospina diving to the right.

Sports After its loss to Belgium
Author: 0 After its loss to Belgium

At the 2014 World Cup , Belgium reached the quarter-finals, losing to eventual runners-up Argentina, but Hazard was a pale shadow of his brilliant club self. "We have played to our best, but the players have something more to offer", said coach Akira Nishino. "For us, who play in the Premier League, we're happy to have a few more days off".

Sports Super Eagles depart Russian Federation not as team after World Cup exit
Author: 0 Super Eagles depart Russian Federation not as team after World Cup exit

Cavani was in visible pain when he was substituted in the 74th minute during a 2-1 win over Portugal in the last-16 on Saturday after he scored both of Uruguay's goals. which is respect". Portugal showed more urgency after going behind, equalizing through Pepe in the second half, although Schmeichel said the game saw the best and worst of the former Real Madrid defender.

Sports Barcelona won't compete with Man Utd for Chelsea midfielder Willian
Author: 0 Barcelona won't compete with Man Utd for Chelsea midfielder Willian

United were said to be interested in signing a right-winger due to their shortage in the position despite Alexis Sanchez joining the club in the January transfer window. Willian still managed to score 13 goals last season and was arguably Chelsea's stand out player when they played Barcelona in the Champions League .

Sports LeBron James honored in Cleveland newspaper
Author: 0 LeBron James honored in Cleveland newspaper

Hours before the start of National Basketball Association free agency, James arrived back in Los Angeles on Saturday from a family vacation in the Caribbean. James isn't expected to attend the meeting, which is the first significant chance for the 76ers to make a free-agent pitch to James, league sources said.

Sports Neymar: Real Madrid publicly disputes report of €310M bid to PSG
Author: 0 Neymar: Real Madrid publicly disputes report of €310M bid to PSG

There's absolutely no way at all that Neymar's off to Real Madrid any time soon. PSG spent a record 222 million euros ($260 million) past year by buy Neymar from Barcelona . Earlier in the day, Neymar scored as Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 in the last 16 of the World Cup - in a performance which was also ridiculed for playacting.

Sports Key highlights: Switzerland 2-2 Costa Rica
Author: 0 Key highlights: Switzerland 2-2 Costa Rica

Lichtsteiner and Shaqiri had only narrowly avoided being suspended for the Costa Rica game due to their controversial "double eagle" celebrations in the win against Serbia . In between those two late strikes, Costa Rica appeared to have won another penalty before it was ruled out for offside by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system.

Sports Belgium Midfielder Hazard Says Substitutions Made Difference
Author: 0 Belgium Midfielder Hazard Says Substitutions Made Difference

Brazil play their first Round of 16 match as one the favorites to hoist the trophy in Russian Federation. And in the final seconds, a slick counter from the Red Devils ended with Chadli, also a substitute, slotting home into the net to book a quarter-final meeting with Brazil .

Sports LeBron James signs four-year deal with Los Angeles Lakers
Author: 0 LeBron James signs four-year deal with Los Angeles Lakers

But the Warriors and Steph Curry have won the past two years. LeBron James has called time on his stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers , penning a four-year, $154million (Sh15.4 billion) deal with the Los Angeles Lakers . After James announced his decision to join the Lakers on a four-year, $153.3 million deal Sunday, the Lakers' jersey sales skyrocketed and prices spiked on the secondary ticket market.

Sports Russian Federation stun Spain 4-3 on penalties to reach World Cup quarters
Author: 0 Russian Federation stun Spain 4-3 on penalties to reach World Cup quarters

Hierro rejected any suggestion that the team would have fared better had the Spanish federation not chose to axe Lopetegui after arriving in Russia. "We can't start finger-pointing at anyone and laying any blame here", he said. Russian penalty kickers were ideal against Spain's struggling goalkeeper David De Gea . Against Portugal, he allowed Ronaldo's shot to slip through his hands.

Sports Aaron Finch breaks own record for highest individual T20 worldwide score
Author: 0 Aaron Finch breaks own record for highest individual T20 worldwide score

Australian batsman Aaron Finch has set a new record for the highest individual score in an International Twenty20 contest with a brutal innings against Zimbabwe . He just failed to beat Chris Gayle's record score of 175 for all T20 cricket when he was out hit wicket with two balls of Australia's innings left.

Author: 0 Colombia vs England: Southgate eyes rare knockout win against Los Cafeteros

We just know we will give everything for our country and take strength from the support. After the 1-0 Belgium defeat, Marcus Rashford said England had played against a good team with "a strong identity, a way of playing" - something they hadn't really come across while in Southgate's 3-5-2 system.

Sports Federer faces ID crisis in switch from Nike to Uniqlo
Author: 0 Federer faces ID crisis in switch from Nike to Uniqlo

Nike still owns the trademark for his "RF" logo. "I felt very good from the start which is nice", Federer, who has now one 24 consecutive sets at the All England Club after blazing to the title previous year without dropping one, said on court.

Sports David Warner Scores Just 1 on Return to Competitive Cricket
Author: 0 David Warner Scores Just 1 on Return to Competitive Cricket

Making his return to cricket at the inaugural Global T20 Canada league in Toronto , Warner was dismissed for just one but his Winnipeg Hawks secured a 46-run win over Montreal at Maple Leaf Cricket Club. "There's been times where I've felt really sad, there's been times where I've felt really angry". It's those things we miss. These tournaments are exciting, just like the IPL or the Big Bash League.

Sports India will experiment: Kohli
Author: 0 India will experiment: Kohli

The India v/s England 1st T20 worldwide cricket match will be played in Old Trafford, Manchester . I heard lot of people are keen to go and play and they should. It doesn't matter whether I get runs or don't get runs. And this what Kohli wants to go home with: the desire and intent to win every session of play.

Sports Arsenal announce new arrival
Author: 0 Arsenal announce new arrival

The Gunners reportedly paid around £16 million for the 29-year-old Greece global, who had a year left on his Dortmund contract and signs on a long-term deal. The friends Wright is referring to in his tweet are Sokratis' former Dortmund teammates Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. "I feel very good", said Papastathopoulos of his transfer.

Sports DeMarcus Cousins agrees to a one-year deal with the Warriors
Author: 0 DeMarcus Cousins agrees to a one-year deal with the Warriors

The Pelicans made it to the playoffs without him, but lost in the first round...to the Warriors. The NBA continues to ramp up its craziness during the first two days of free agency. Since James signed, he clearly feels comfortable with where the Lakers are at now. ESPN's Dave McMenamin says the Cavs are "still in the mix", though we think the combination of the team still needing to vastly improve its roster and the Cavs' hands being partially tied by LeBron's reported lack of ...

Sports Durant to Re-sign with Warriors
Author: 0 Durant to Re-sign with Warriors

Under his new deal, Durant will make $30 million next season. Durant informed the Warriors at the start of free agency that he would take the two-year deal with a player option for the second year. The Warriors are staying patient to ensure they find the right pieces, a luxury afforded to them due to their all-time great core. However, it could create long-term issues for the team that is light years ahead.

Sports Mark Geiger: USA referee to officiate England vs Colombia
Author: 0 Mark Geiger: USA referee to officiate England vs Colombia

Colombia lost 2-1 to Japan in their opening Group H game, but wins against Poland and Colombia secured qualification and, speaking to Sky Sports News , Wise said: "I look at the teams left and I think Colombia is the team I would be most anxious about if I am being honest".

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