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However, Colombia , looking set to be dumped out, would not be denied an equaliser as centre-back Yerry Mina's rising header from the resulting corner forced 30 minutes of extra time. Before, and after, were those half-dozen penalty shootouts, and those half-dozen England defeats. "A complete mind blank in my mind and that is one of the best 'keepers in terms of reflexes we have ever seen and yet he was guessing and diving from 12 yards".
  • Wenger names three countries that can win 2018 World Cup

    Wenger names three countries that can win 2018 World Cup

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    In fact, there is only one man who has scored more World Cup goals than him, with Kane in joint-second along with another England legend. "But I ask you, can you cut out Belgium?" "I think he [Sanchez] is a great player, I don't think any player is flawless, we know things, we know how he plays and he has a lot of strengths".
  • 'Game, set, match, Mrs Williams': Serena wins at Wimbledon

    'Game, set, match, Mrs Williams': Serena wins at Wimbledon

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    On Sunday, though, she made it equally clear that she is less happy about the frequency with which she has been drug tested, telling reporters that she feels unfairly singled out. July 1, 2018 Serena Williams press conference. In 15 years I've been going there, it's been one test. Deadspin reported the testing officer had arrived at Williams' home at 8.30 a.m.
  • Your England v Colombia match predictions

    Your England v Colombia match predictions

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    And when he awarded England a second-half penalty, Geiger took too long to deal with the Colombia players haranguing him and protesting the decision. The Argentine praised England , saying they were favourites and had the advantage of having rested many players in their final group match as they had already secured their knockout spot early.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo-to-Juventus rumours played up by European papers

    Cristiano Ronaldo-to-Juventus rumours played up by European papers

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    He then went away to Russian Federation to lead Portugal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the rumours seemed to die down, albeit temporarily. Real president Florentino Perez had been unwilling to sanction a new contract for a player in the twilight of his career, and was adamant that Ronaldo would only be sold if his €1billion (£883m) release clause was met.
  • Wimbledon kicks off today; Wounded Andy Murray pulls out

    Wimbledon kicks off today; Wounded Andy Murray pulls out

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    We did everything we could to try to be ready in time. Murray is on the way back from hip surgery he underwent in January. Murray said he took the decision "with regret" and thanked people for their messages of support. Since then, he has made late withdrawals from the United States and Australian Opens, while also skipping the recent French Open. Murray's ranking will plummet to outside the top 800 as a result of his absence from Wimbledon .
  • London pub rebranded to honour Harry Kane

    London pub rebranded to honour Harry Kane

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    We may be experiencing a heatwave in 2018, but twenty years ago it was very different. "I think this is one of the best chances we've had to win it since those glory days of 66". The stakes were pretty high, with Baddiel & Skinner & The Lightning Seeds" Three Lions rebooted as Three Lions "98 for England's World Cup bid.
  • Colombia into knockout stages with 1-0 win over eliminated Senegal

    Colombia into knockout stages with 1-0 win over eliminated Senegal

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    While Colombia have done surprisingly little to challenge Senegal in the pick of the games, Japan have Eiji Kawashima to thank for denying Poland what would amount to a memorable end to a forgettable World Cup . Japan progressed with two fewer yellow cards than the African side. But half an hour into an entertaining first half, Pekerman was forced to tinker when Rodriguez was forced off with an injury and replaced by Luis Muriel.
  • Cup loses sheen with Messi, Ronaldo exit

    Cup loses sheen with Messi, Ronaldo exit

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    They didn't give any indication about his chances to face France at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in the quarterfinals this weekend, saying only that they were "monitoring his progress". Cavani fired Uruguay into a 1-0 lead after seven minutes after he linked up brilliantly with Luis Suarez's before heading past Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio.
  • Nike responds to Roger Federer signing $300m Uniqlo deal

    Nike responds to Roger Federer signing $300m Uniqlo deal

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    Reports earlier this month suggested that the 36-year-old was preparing to end his career-long association with Nike in favour of a ten-year deal with Uniqlo after seeing his deal with the USA sportswear brand expire in March. "I hope rather sooner than later, that Nike can be nice and helpful in the process to bring it over to me", the eight-time Wimbledon champion told reporters.
  • Jerami Grant Returning to Thunder on 3-Year, $27 Million Deal

    Jerami Grant Returning to Thunder on 3-Year, $27 Million Deal

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    Not now, anyway, and barring a trade not for at least three years in what will be considered a massive victory for the Thunder and general manager Sam Presti. The Thunder have a good big man in Steven Adams . Add in the rights to the three players Oklahoma City landed in the second round of the NBA Draft (Hamidou Diallo, Kevin Hervey and Devon Hall) and a player on a minimum contract, and the Thunder would be looking at a total payroll of about $151 million.
  • Neymar dazzles and disappoints as Brazil reach World Cup quarters

    Neymar dazzles and disappoints as Brazil reach World Cup quarters

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    Brazil superstar Neymar brushed off his critics after firing the five-time World Cup winners to victory over Mexico yesterday and into a quarter-final showdown with Belgium. Brazil's forward Neymar (L) scores the opening 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.
  • Will Messi quit the global stage after Argentina World Cup pain?

    Will Messi quit the global stage after Argentina World Cup pain?

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    Belgium's Romelu Lukaku is also enjoying a breakout World Cup campaign, answering his critics in resounding style after a disappointing campaign in Brazil four years ago. "Why are we always looking backwards?" Switzerland, Sweden, Colombia and hosts Russian Federation could not have dreamed of a more realistic route to the big game.
  • We have to learn to suffer, says Neymar

    We have to learn to suffer, says Neymar

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    FIFA World Cup 2018 Brazil vs Mexico, Belgium vs Japan football matches will take place in Samara Arena, Rostov Arena, respectively. Under previous manager Marc Wilmots, Belgium fell at the quarter-final stage at the 2014 World Cup and they have real hopes of surpassing that performance this time round.
  • Real Madrid deny Neymar bid

    Real Madrid deny Neymar bid

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    The Brazil superstar has been linked with Madrid ever since leaving LaLiga rivals Barcelona for PSG last August. Perhaps it is Real's way of keeping things pretty with PSG should they ever make a serious move for the striker, but once more it is odd timing from the club mid-World Cup, though clearly they felt something needed to be said.
  • LeBron James to join Lakers for $154 million over 4 years

    LeBron James to join Lakers for $154 million over 4 years

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    All of the buzz from the past year that LeBron James would leave the Cleveland Cavaliers to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers became a reality Sunday night, July 1. Klay Thompson, Jimmy Butler and Kawhi Leonard (assuming he's not traded to the Lakers) will all be free agency targets for Los Angeles next summer.
  • Spain’s defeat clears path for fresh face in final

    Spain’s defeat clears path for fresh face in final

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    The odds on England winning the World Cup for a second time were immediately cut from 6-1 to 5-1 after Russia's victory, making them third favourites behind France and Brazil with bookmaker William Hill . Have your say by leaving a comment below. "What I am clear about is that I'm proud of the way Hierro and his staff have behaved", Rubiales nevertheless declared.
  • Australia´s Finch betters own record for highest T20 score

    Australia´s Finch betters own record for highest T20 score

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    He plundered 16 fours and 10 sixes in the highest individual innings in T20 worldwide cricket, which only ended when he overbalanced chasing a wide one and hit wicket off the penultimate delivery of the innings. And it's the first 200-run partnership in T20I cricket! Unfortunately, he was hit-wicket in the final over off Blessing Muzarabani. The wicket played a lot better than we thought.
  • England vs. Colombia World Cup live stream info, channel

    England vs. Colombia World Cup live stream info, channel

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    The 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation is heating up nicely. The news means that it is likely that the 2014 Golden Boot victor will play some part against the "Three Lions", which would be a major boost for the Colombians as they seek to defeat England for the first time in their history.
  • Chelsea ace Hazard stands by calling out Lukaku: He can handle it

    Chelsea ace Hazard stands by calling out Lukaku: He can handle it

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    Sanchez, who joined United from Arsenal last January, also revealed he is rooting for Lukaku to fire Belgium to World Cup glory. 'That is one of the reasons I am backing them to do so well at this tournament, and with Romelu in this sort of form, they definitely have a chance'.
  • Lance Stephenson follows LeBron James to the Lakers

    Lance Stephenson follows LeBron James to the Lakers

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    The explosion of Lakers ticket interest should come as no surprise to anyone who followed James' two stints in Cleveland. 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.
  • LeBron James has 53 million reasons to stay in Cleveland

    LeBron James has 53 million reasons to stay in Cleveland

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    LeBron Jamesdoes not want to sit through elaborate pitch meetings for this free agency. When the free agency period begins on Sunday, LeBron James or any of his representatives will not have an in-person meeting with Cleveland Cavaliers officials, according to a report by ESPN's Dave McMenamin .
  • 'I had seven drug tests in the last month'

    'I had seven drug tests in the last month'

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    Williams' seeding has been a hot topic after the seven-time Wimbledon champion's tentative return to action following the birth of daughter Alexis Olympia in September. The Williams siblings aren't playing doubles in this tournament, the way they did at Roland Garros, and that's a good thing for Mum: It gives her more time with her child.
  • Thai rescuers locate missing boys and coach alive in cave

    Thai rescuers locate missing boys and coach alive in cave

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    Rescue divers had spent much of Monday making preparations for a final push to find the boys, aged 11 to 16, and the 25-year-old coach . If it goes down through, we will be very lucky, ' the Chiang Rai governor said. Now they will have to be rescued - a task made much hard with rising water and mud. The Wild Boar soccer team entered the caves on June 23, and had not been seen since.
  • Will Paul George make Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder title contenders?

    Will Paul George make Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder title contenders?

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    But players can not sign contracts and teams may not comment until 12 p.m. on Friday. George became an unrestricted free agent on Thursday after declining his player option. It is official: Paul George is re-signing with Oklahoma City. The Sixers can cross one free agent off their wish list. Everyone knows that the lure of home is strong for George, a Los Angeles kid who took countless jumpers as a youngster while pretending to be Kobe Bryant and wearing purple and gold.
  • Colombia's James still doubtful for England game

    Colombia's James still doubtful for England game

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    England is well rested entering this match after fielding several reserve players in the 1-0 loss to Belgium to close out the group stage. It was not clear if he would join in once the media had left. Player for player England are better than Colombia - Jenas England v Colombia (19:00 BST, Tuesday 3 July)How to follow :Live on BBC Radio 5 live, live text commentary online, mobile, the BBC Sport app and Connected TV.
  • India vs England: Team India gears up for 1st T20I

    India vs England: Team India gears up for 1st T20I

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    We had nine players picked up in the auction, with 13 eventually going including replacement players, which is the most we've ever had. It is a great time to play cricket there. India and England have played 96 ODIs against each other with India winning 52, England 39 while two have been tied and three ending without a result.
  • Roger Federer walks out at Wimbledon in Uniqlo shirt, not Nike

    Roger Federer walks out at Wimbledon in Uniqlo shirt, not Nike

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    It's not clear whether Nike will continue to market or sell its trademark Federer shoe and clothing line with his initials. "I am deeply committed to tennis and to winning championships". Uniqlo had previously been associated with Federer's rival Novak Djokovic. The only logo on show was the purple Wimbledon members' badge pinned to his lapel.
  • Warriors coach Kerr agrees to new deal

    Warriors coach Kerr agrees to new deal

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    Key players like Paul George , Chris Paul , Lebron James , DeMarcus Cousins , Kevin Durant , and Nikola Jokic are some of the players that will make headlines in free agency this season? By the time he arrived around midday - after his flight plan was tracked online - reporters and at least one news helicopter were waiting for the Cleveland Cavaliers star, who made a decision to become an unrestricted free agent and not opt-in to a $35.6 million deal for this coming season.
  • Inside LeBron James' Plan to Take Over Hollywood

    Inside LeBron James' Plan to Take Over Hollywood

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    George, who opted for a four-year $137m max extension with the Thunder, did not even meet with Lakers representatives before making his decision, according to league sources. And if the National Basketball Association decides to scrap its current one-and-done draft requirement, the rule that stipulates draft hopefuls must be at least one year removed from High School, then the possibility of James Jr being drafted straight out of High School becomes very much a live option.
  • Host Russia extends FIFA World Cup 2018 party by eliminating Spain

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    De Gea failed to stop any of the five penalties that came his way in the shootout against Russian Federation, meaning he finished the tournament with just one solitary save against Iran. De Gea had a tournament to forget, saving one shot from 11 on target faced - including penalties. " Andres Iniesta , his last game probably, for Barcelona , for Spain , now going to Japan".
  • Murray 'most likely' fit for Wimbledon

    Murray 'most likely' fit for Wimbledon

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    Practising well and feeling in good enough shape to play have been the least of Murray's concerns for the last decade at Wimbledon as he carried the hopes of a nation on his shoulders, reaching at least the quarter-finals every year and the final three times.
  • Disgraced Warner lasts 2 balls, scores 1 on return to the crease

    Disgraced Warner lasts 2 balls, scores 1 on return to the crease

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    Toronto skipper Sammy said before Thursday's game that Smith should be allowed to rebuild his career. "But overall, I've worked really hard on myself, been really busy with a lot of things and right now it's just another step forward, heading up to Darwin to play some cricket and I'm really looking forward to it".
  • Quicken Loans National: Tiger Woods Day 3 recap

    Quicken Loans National: Tiger Woods Day 3 recap

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    On the 13th, he sank an 18-footer for a birdie and followed that up with an eagle 2 on the Par-4 14th, when he drove the green and landed inside 10 feet and holed the eagle putt. The two-time major champion , who celebrated her 28th birthday on Friday, started the day tied with brooke Henderson for top spot but gained five strokes on the final five holes to grab the sole lead over the Canadian at 11-under 205.
  • Julius Randle agrees to two-year, $18 million deal with New Orleans

    Julius Randle agrees to two-year, $18 million deal with New Orleans

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    The Laker experiment this season is going to be fascinating to watch. The Lakers are jostling their roster, also reportedly renouncing the rights to forward Julius Randle , making him a free agent. Rondo gives the Lakers experience at point guard, where the Lakers relied on Ball and even Ingram when Ball was injured. The 6-foot-9, 250-pound forward had the best season of his career in 2017-18, averaging 16.1 points, eight rebounds and 2.6 assists while shooting 55.8 percent from the field.
  • Roger Federer confirms shock Uniqlo switch

    Roger Federer confirms shock Uniqlo switch

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    The arrangement is reportedly worth $300 million guaranteed over 10 years, per ESPN and The Wall Street Journal , with a clause allowing Federer to collect even if he doesn't play. But the good news is that it will come with me at one point. "In a short period of time, it will come to me". 'With the shoe situation, I don't have a shoe deal.
  • Serena Williams tells Wimbledon rivals: I'm more competitive now

    Serena Williams tells Wimbledon rivals: I'm more competitive now

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    It's just such great memories that I have here, which is why I wanted to bring Olympia here". How can I have a missed test when it's nowhere near the time I should be there? According to the USADA database, Williams has been tested five times in 2018, not including the failed attempt on June 14, while statistics released by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) show she was tested between one and three times in-competition and out-of-competition in all of 2017.
  • Max Verstappen responds to Daniel Ricciardo calling his qualifying tactics 'unfair'

    Max Verstappen responds to Daniel Ricciardo calling his qualifying tactics 'unfair'

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    On a bleak day for Mercedes, who suffered a double mechanical retirement for the first time since their return as a constructor in 2010, Verstappen and his 20,000-strong army of orange-shirted Dutch fans led the celebrations. "It was a very disciplined and mature drive". But the Red Bull racer has fought back, amid criticism from the media due to his crashes, to bag three podiums in the last four races.
  • Brazil Coach To Play Filipe Luis Ahead Of Marcelo Against Mexico

    Brazil Coach To Play Filipe Luis Ahead Of Marcelo Against Mexico

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    After the game, Lasmar said: "It is still too early to make an accurate diagnosis". The injury may be related to the hotel mattress. But [the injury] happened because he made a rotation movement and felt uncomfortable after. Let's hope he has a speedy recovery, and that he gets back to action soon. Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill, who is working as a pundit for ITV, says it is possible the quality of mattress is overlooked due to moving around so often in tournament football.
  • Vettel handed three-place grid drop for Austrian GP

    Vettel handed three-place grid drop for Austrian GP

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    For most people that would probably have been enough, especially given that Vettel had been demoted three places on the grid overnight for an infringement in qualifying, and was starting from sixth place. "I was trying to hunt both of them [Max and Kimi] down". "Obviously I wasn't meaning to block him or screw his lap", said the German. "There was no intention".
  • Jubilant Lakers fans celebrated LeBron's decision by doing a group chalk toss

    Jubilant Lakers fans celebrated LeBron's decision by doing a group chalk toss

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    The sunny climes of California also hold much allure for James' high school sweetheart, business owner and interior designer Brinson, who according to one Bleacher Report story, has voiced her desire to live in L.A. In a busy day for the franchise on Sunday, they reportedly acquired three more free agents to play alongside the King. It's something that someone with foresight and maturity understands, unlike eight years ago.