• Coutinho, Neymar strike late to guide Brazil past Costa Rica
Coutinho, Neymar strike late to guide Brazil past Costa Rica

Minutes later, after being targeted for the second game in a row, Neymar put the nail in the coffin slotting in an empty netter at the 97th minute to seal the 2-0 win for Brazil . With 20 minutes left, Gamboa made his first mistake and Neymar should have capitalised. Coutinho got the victor in the 91st minute, and Neymar got his goal later...

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  • Senegal fans celebrate victory over Poland by cleaning the stadium
Senegal fans celebrate victory over Poland by cleaning the stadium

The accomplished Cisse, led Senegal to the World Cup quarter-finals in 2002 as the team's captain. While Japanese fans can be seen doing their bit alongside Columbian supporters at Mordovia Arena in Saransk. Japan-based soccer journalist Scott McIntyre is following the team across Russian Federation, and told the BBC such cleanliness is to be e...

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  • LeBron James, Paul George and Kawhi Leonard back-up plan revealed
LeBron James, Paul George and Kawhi Leonard back-up plan revealed

Even if the Boston Celtics or another National Basketball Association team ends up trading for Kawhi Leonard, the San Antonio Spurs superstar doesn't intend to stay with his new team longer than one season. It was a disappointing follow-up to his career season in 2016-17, in which he averaged 25.5 points to establish himself as arguably the best ...

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  • Kawhi Leonard interested in NY
Kawhi Leonard interested in NY

With that in mind, here are five potential landing spots for the superstar forward. They also would have the cap space to make a move for both Paul George and LeBron James putting them on par to compete for a title with the Warriors and Rockets next season.

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  • NBA Draft: 5 best fits for Luka Doncic
NBA Draft: 5 best fits for Luka Doncic

As the NBA Draft looms Thursday night at 7 p.m., we chose to delve into what the draft could look like if NBA teams were only picking high school players from the 2019 and 2020 classes . With the expectation that DeAndre Ayton and Bagley will go 1-2 Thursday, the Hawks have zeroed in on Slovenian playmaker Luka Doncic , according to ESPN's...

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  • Luis Suarez goal helps Uruguay, Russia qualify for last 16
Luis Suarez goal helps Uruguay, Russia qualify for last 16

Rodriguez will make his 107th appearance for Uruguay on Wednesday, prolific striker Luis Suarez will rack up a century of appearances for the national team and goalkeeper Fernando Muslera will reach 99 games. If Uruguay wins today then they move on and Saudi Arabia is out. A Luis Suaréz goal midway through the first half after poor goal...

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  • India thump Afghanistan in maiden Test
India thump Afghanistan in maiden Test

At one stage India looked headed for a massive total but the visitors scripted a fantastic comeback to prevent the hosts from posting a big total. "K.L. Ashwin got rid of Yamin Ahmadzai and Mohammad Nabi in consecutive overs, and Jadeja dismissed Mujeeb Ur Rahman stumped just in time for tea. Once the top-order was blown away by Umesh and Ish...

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  • David Warner to join St Lucia Stars in Caribbean Premier League
David Warner to join St Lucia Stars in Caribbean Premier League

Apart from global cricket Warner and Smith were also removed from the Indian Premier League where they were appointed as captains of Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals respectively. Following the Canadian league, Warner, along with Bancroft, will play in Darwin's limited-overs Strike League. While he is prohibited from taking part in worldw...

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  • Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans with Toyota after first attempt
Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans with Toyota after first attempt

Kazuki Nakajima (TS050 HYBRID #8) "It's great to be here finally; it has been a long time". Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor Corporation, plus an avid supporter of motorsports congratulated the team and all involved also said, "Thank you very much for letting us and our drivers drive all out!" Finally we finished without any issues on eit...

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  • Gimenez scores to lift Uruguay over Egypt 1-0 in Group A
Gimenez scores to lift Uruguay over Egypt 1-0 in Group A

Salah was named among the substitutes for Egypt's opener but the team's experienced coach Hector Cuper decided not to risk him, even though the scores were locked at 0-0 heading into the closing stages of the game. The first match of the group and the tournament saw World Cup host Russian Federation unexpectedly blast Saudi Arabia by a count ...

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  • South Korean players swap training jerseys to confuse Swedish soccer spy
South Korean players swap training jerseys to confuse Swedish soccer spy

With Mexico shocking the world and upsetting the natural order of Group F with their 1-0 victory over Germany on Sunday, the pressure was ramped up on Sweden and South Korea to win their opening game. "I will not mention our game plans because I want Sweden to think about us until the last minute". Korea threatened only on the break where...

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  • Former Oregon Football Linebacker Fotu Leiato Found Dead
Former Oregon Football Linebacker Fotu Leiato Found Dead

It wasn't until about four hours later that Leiato was discovered, when a woman walking near the scene of the crash "spotted a hand and brush over a person down a gravel path". Chavarin told police that he was alone in his vehicle and not carrying any passengers. He was taken to a hospital and cited for DUI. The football program confirmed in Ma...

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  • England ready for first training session after arriving in Russian Federation
England ready for first training session after arriving in Russian Federation

Southgate also wants players who are comfortable in possession, and, as has become clear as the team has evolved under his stewardship, pace. England are not among the pre-tournament favourites, and are priced by the bookies to finish second in Group G behind Belgium, but several members of the squad have been bullish about their prospects of win...

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  • Phil Mickelson Hits Moving Ball Out of Frustration at U.S. Open
Phil Mickelson Hits Moving Ball Out of Frustration at U.S. Open

Phil Mickelson did not have a good Saturday at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in NY. However, because he hit a moving ball, Mickelson was assessed a two-stroke penalty. I know the rules and the ball was going to go off in a bad spot. In fairness to Mickelson, the best aren't immune to a brain freeze or a meltdown and he'll surely put his act down to s...

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  • Luis Suarez's missed Uruguay chances 'not a sin' - Oscar Tabarez
Luis Suarez's missed Uruguay chances 'not a sin' - Oscar Tabarez

Whatever the outcome, it is clear that Egyptians all over the world are proud of their players and will be out in the stands, in cafes, and at home watching closely and standing in support of their team. Egypt's coach Hector Cuper said following the game that Egypt did all it could against a "very strong opponent" and that the last minute goal was...

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  • Egypt did not want to 'risk' Salah, says coach Cuper
Egypt did not want to 'risk' Salah, says coach Cuper

Many players in the 2018 squad - including Premier League Player of the Year Salah, Elneny (who now plays for Arsenal) and LAFC's Omar Gaber - saw their first regular action for the Egyptian national team under Bradley's reign from 2011-13, and the players have spoken about their respect for his management, keeping the lines of communication ...

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  • Egypt boss Cuper confirms Salah absence due to fitness worries
Egypt boss Cuper confirms Salah absence due to fitness worries

Hector Cuper insists that he could not risk Mohamed Salah against Uruguay , but he expects the Liverpool forward to feature against Russian Federation next week. World Cups reward streaks of form that, at club level, would seem relatively moderate in length, and that is why Friday's game provides such intrigue.

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  • Woods misses US Open cut as big names continue to struggle
Woods misses US Open cut as big names continue to struggle

His shot of the day came on the 7th green, when he nailed a 45 foot putt for birdie. His U.S. Open, after two days, was over. "But I'm playing well enough to shoot that number, given the conditions, and I just have to putt a little better".

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  • Shikhar Dhawan hits a century
Shikhar Dhawan hits a century

Ahmadzai had claimed Afghanistan's first wicket in Test cricket when left-handed Dhawan edged a probing delivery outside off stump to Rahmat Shah, who parried it towards the safe hands of Mohammed Nabi at first slip. "May sports continue to bring our people closer and strengthen ties". S. Sabanayakan, vice president of the Kuwait-based Asian Sp...

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  • Nick Nurse to be Raptors' next coach
Nick Nurse to be Raptors' next coach

Earlier this week there were reports that Ujiri & Co. had narrowed their list down to two candidates: San Antonio Spurs assistant Ettore Messina, and Nurse. The short version of that: Hiring internally is unsexy, but most signals point to Nurse being a legitimately good candidate as an National Basketball Association head coach.

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