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Dejan Lovren has now reached the Champions League and World Cup final just a couple of months apart but he's getting a bit carried away with himself. The Croatia worldwide will be hoping to emerge victorious against France in the final, and the way he helped shut Kane down will give him confidence.
  • Hierro resigns as Spain coach after World Cup exit

    Hierro resigns as Spain coach after World Cup exit

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    Fernando Hierro will not continue as Spain coach, or return to his previous role as sporting director, following the World Cup, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has confirmed. This has resulted in a newfound apathy across the national team fanbase and Luis Enrique must find a way to bring back the trust and optimism of the old days.
  • Venus Williams always loves winning at Wimbledon

    Venus Williams always loves winning at Wimbledon

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    It was a bitter defeat for the 27-year-old Dane, who was expected to challenge for the title after winning her maiden Grand Slam crown at the Australian Open in January. Sam Querrey, the 11th seed, stepped up his bid to emulate last year's run to the semi-finals with a 7-6 (7/4), 6-3, 6-3 win against Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky.
  • England know the team that will face Tunisia, says Delph

    England know the team that will face Tunisia, says Delph

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    Southgate usually only tells his players who is starting on the day of the game, but explained to the press that in this case he was making an exception given the importance of the occasion, reported Xinhua news agency. "I think that's helpful that everything's settled", he said. "The World Cup is another step above the Euros". "With attacking players in particular, if they're going to try things and take people on and be creative, they're going to lose the ball and they're going to make ...
  • Belgium beats Brazil 2-1, will meet France in semi-finals

    Belgium beats Brazil 2-1, will meet France in semi-finals

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    Another soothsayer-like prediction had England overcoming Colombia in the last 16, which Gareth Southgate's men did so via a dramatic penalty shootout. Handed the armband by Roberto Martinez despite Vincent Kompany's return from injury, the Spaniard has drawn out Hazard's leadership qualities. "Hazard is a player with great talent, with much pace and big quality", he said .
  • #WorldCupWith360nobs: Colombia Coach Jose Pekerman Accuses England Players Of Diving

    #WorldCupWith360nobs: Colombia Coach Jose Pekerman Accuses England Players Of Diving

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    Neymar has been heavily criticised for his playacting in recent days but he's far from the only player who has deliberately attempted to deceive the referee in order to gain his team an advantage. "Every team has lots of diving, lots of pretending, lots of putting pressure on the referee". Twice the English threw themselves to the ground and he did not admonish them.
  • Wimbledon 2018: Jay Clarke and Cameron Norrie lose five-hour epic

    Wimbledon 2018: Jay Clarke and Cameron Norrie lose five-hour epic

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    Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation also reached the fourth round, following up her victory over second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over former semifinalist Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic. The South African eighth seed reached the third round when he completed a four-set victory over Italy's Andreas Seppi on Thursday. The 29-year-old Russian needed treatment after securing the decisive break in the final set, but she was able to block out the pain to ...
  • Cavani trains but Tabarez refuses to reveal quarter-final line-up

    Cavani trains but Tabarez refuses to reveal quarter-final line-up

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    England were last in the semi-finals at Italia '90, while Sweden made it to the stage in U.S. '94. But the best thing for us was to beat them at football. Jamie Redknapp has urged Gareth Southgate to stick to his attacking instincts if Dele Alli misses Saturday's game with Sweden . O'Neill continued: "This will be the end for Russian Federation".
  • LA Lakers, Clint Capela To Have Free-Agent Meeting

    LA Lakers, Clint Capela To Have Free-Agent Meeting

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    The 33-year-old enjoyed great success in his first season with the Rockets . For Paul and the rest of his Houston teammates, this ensures that the team has a point guard in place to continue its pursuit of the Golden State Warriors dynasty atop the Western Conference.
  • Silva and Brazil preparing for 'very strong' Belgium

    Silva and Brazil preparing for 'very strong' Belgium

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    Juan Carlos Osorio questions Neymar's playacting in Brazil's 2-0 win over Mexico , which he believes sets "a very bad example". Neymar was accused of similar behavior in Brazil's games earlier in the tournament. "In the previous match, he was excellent and here he repeated a high-quality performance", he added. "It's absolutely pathetic. Honestly,". The latest chapter in a bulging catalogue of histrionic behaviour came in the second half, when Mexico defender Miguel Layun ...
  • Serena Williams wins first Wimbledon match after the birth of her child

    Serena Williams wins first Wimbledon match after the birth of her child

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    Last year's runner-up, Marin Cilic , also advanced easily with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 win over Japanese player Yoshihito Nishioka . Federer played at 65 successive slams from the 2000 Australian Open, until missing the French Open in 2016. Wozniacki took 59 minutes to complete the victory on Center Court, finishing it off with a service victor. "I think nobody wants to play him, at least in the first couple of rounds of this tournament".
  • Horner: Red Bull should be leading F1 championship

    Horner: Red Bull should be leading F1 championship

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    That meant Ricciardo was giving the 20-year-old Dutch driver, who is seen by many as a future world champion, the benefit of a "tow" while the Australian's vehicle took the aerodynamic hit. "He was constantly asking for information and managing those tyres and that is why they didn't blister up". Horner, who has won four drivers' and constructors' championships with Red Bull since he became principal in 2005, insisted his team was run differently.
  • England break curse with historic shootout win

    England break curse with historic shootout win

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    If England get past Sweden they face a potential semi-final against hosts Russian Federation or Croatia for their first appearance in a final since winning the World Cup for the only time in 1966. "We are a better team than four years ago", explained goalkeeper David Ospina to reporters , adding that the experience and unity in the current squad gives them a great chance of prevailing.
  • Aaron Finch breaks global T20 record against Zimbabwe

    Aaron Finch breaks global T20 record against Zimbabwe

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    The 31-year-old put on a record opening stand of 223 with fellow opener D´Arcy Short, bettering the 171-run stand between New Zealanders Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson against Pakistan in 2016. 2 - Aaron Finch has just struck 10+ sixes in a T20I innings for the second time, the most by any batsman. Only Chris Gayle , with 175, is ahead of him in the list.
  • Thai boys found, still in danger

    Thai boys found, still in danger

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    He says "supplying them on site may face challenges depending on how hard the dives are". A rescuer makes his way down muddy steps past water pump hoses at the entrance to a cave complex where 12 soccer team members and their coach went missing, on July 2, 2018, in Mae Sai , Chiang Rai province , in northern Thailand.
  • Lakers Dodged A Bullet Missing Out On Paul George

    Lakers Dodged A Bullet Missing Out On Paul George

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    Everyone knew that LeBron didn't want to come alone ... so the Lakers seemed to be in peril of losing him when Paul George made a decision to re-sign with Oklahoma City. It's unclear whether another team would be interested in such a deal, but for example Oklahoma City could deal Anthony to the Milwaukee Bucks for Matthew Dellavedova , John Henson and Tyler Zeller (whose 2018-19 salary would have to be guaranteed for the salaries to match).