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Sport Records CR7 Has Already Equalled/Broken At 2018 World Cup
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Ronaldo's penalty was the 19th of the 2018 World Cup , already a new record for the quadrennial contest. Hierro admitted that winning the group and getting what looks to be a more straightforward path through the knockout stages was a positive - but then slipped back into acknowledging that his team had plenty to improve if they wanted to go deep into the competition.

Sport Wozniacki calls for Serena seeding at Wimbledon
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Williams will use a protected ranking to enter Wimbledon , but their seedings committee will decide this week whether she should be included among the top 32 in the draw. In association with All England Lawn & Tennis Club, Rock Paper Scissors Entertainment and Amblin Television. She said: "I think Wimbledon will make the right choice and I think they will seed her".

Sport Dark horses, the pain for Spain and VAR
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Were both the favourites to lose, and both by the same scoreline, then fair play records or even drawing of lots could be needed to determine who qualifies. Uruguay need to win to take the group. Portugal will also advance through the group stage if they earn a draw . Denmark could finish first, second or third.

Sport Messi on a mission as Argentina train with renewed hope
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The Russian showpiece has been a flawless storm of pressure for Messi , as not only has he struggled after missing a penalty against Iceland but Cristiano Ronaldo's incredible return of four goals in two games has put the spotlight on the Argentine even more.

Sport LeBron James wins Play of the Year at 2018 NBA Awards
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Should LeBron explore free agency, as expected, Shelburne notes he has enough understanding to make a decision without being courted by hopeful franchises. Meanwhile, the Cavs have inquired about acquiring Kemba Walker and Kawhi Leonard. Should James become a free agent , league sources believe he and his agents Rich Paul and Mark Termini have enough understanding of the stakes and National Basketball Association landscape to handle the process without much fanfare.

Sport VAR-assisted draw leaves Spain atop Group B
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With Portugal also drawing with Iran , Spain progressed as group victor because it scored more goals and next plays host Russian Federation on Sunday in Moscow, while Portugal plays Uruguay in Sochi a day earlier. VAR, which is being implemented at the World Cup for the first time, has largely been praised over the last couple of weeks in Russian Federation, but its success level was put to the test in a big way in a pair of key spots.

Sport How to Watch Tonight’s 2018 NBA Awards
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James Harden of the Houston Rockets was voted the NBA's Most Valuable Player, beating out four-time victor LeBron James and Anthony Davis of the Pelicans at the NBA Awards on Monday night. Australian guard Ben Simmons has been named Rookie of the Year. James Harden clinches his first NBA MVP award after it eluded him previous year.

Sport Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli denies reports of rebellion ahead of Nigeria clash
Author: 0 Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli denies reports of rebellion ahead of Nigeria clash

While Jorge Sampaoli's side can still qualify to the knockout stages, they do need results to fall in their favour while also beating Nigeria themselves in their final group game on Tuesday. Messi, whose 64 career goals for Argentina , missed a penalty in Argentina's opening match, a 1-1 draw with Iceland . The Albiceleste is bottom of group D table, two points adrift of second, and need a win against Nigeria to stand any chance of progressing.

Sport Rate the England team in their World Cup win over Panama
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But what have we learned from their two Group G performances so far? And, at half-time (5-0 up), we talked about one more goal to be top of the group, that's why the goal at the end was disappointing. John Stones got the ball rolling after just eight minutes, with the Manchester City left totally unmarked to head home from a corner. DF Danny Rose , 6 - Keen to impress going forward when he replaced Trippier with 20 minutes remaining, but did not get many opportunities to cross for ...

Sport Granit Xhaka 'deletes' Instagram post following celebration against Serbia
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Serbia ", a FIFA statement read. If Switzerland lose by one goal and Serbia draw, goals scored becomes the tiebreaker; through two games, the Swiss lead 3-2. Switzerland's never-say-die attitude and will to win was the key to turning around a match in which they had been pummelled by Serbia for much of the first half, Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic said.

Sport Simeone critcizes Messi, Argentina 'anarchy' in audio recording
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The game against Israel, planned to take place in Jerusalem, was called off after a campaign by the Palestinians following its relocation from the northern city of Haifa. We will remind, the national team of Argentina lost to Croatia with the score 0:3. "He is the coach of the Argentina team and what he made a decision to do is play his friend and this is the result of putting your friends".

Sport Roger Federer again pushed hard, advances to Halle semifinals
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In a hard-fought battle, the 36-year-old defeated his Australian rival in straight sets 7-6, 7-5 to enter the semi-final of the Halle Open. Yuichi Sugita serves the ball to Denis Kudla during their match at the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Halle, on June 22, 2018.

Sport #WC2018: Hernandez nets as Mexico sees off South Korea
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Sweden can qualify with a win over Mexico if Germany lose to South Korea, and if both Sweden and Germany win it is possible the Swedes could advance on goal difference. "I can be criticised for my performance. but there is a line, and that line was crossed yesterday", Durmaz said in a statement he read out to reporters at the team's Black Sea coast base in Gelendzhik on Sunday.

Sport Horner: Bold decision for Ricciardo to join McLaren or Renault
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The team from Milton Keynes had to wait for the stage in Austria, but reliable sources report that the leadership of the stables have finally decided what engine to perform in the next year. That's now done, Daniel understands the engineering rationale behind that. Watch the French GP exclusively live on Sky Sports F1 this weekend. "Let's not forget he's been in a vehicle that the last couple of grands prix (Monaco and Canada) has been lapping the cars to our left (from Renault and McLaren)".

Sport Ronaldo misses penalty as Portugal are held by Iran
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But their relationship soured following a second-round exit to Spain at the 2010 World Cup , after which Ronaldo suggested Queiroz was to blame for the defeat. Morocco are not expected to trouble the Spaniards so it will be up to Portugal to get their own result to ensure smooth progress to the Round of 16.

Sport Star Swiss players face sideline after political gestures
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Both players are ethnic Albanians from Kosovo, where a Serbian crackdown on the Albanian population only ended with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military intervention in 1999. Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri both made hand signals that appeared to imitate the double-headed eagle on the Albanian flag. If FIFA finds that its rules were breached, the pair could be banned for two matches, including their final group stage fixture against Costa Rica on Wednesday.

Sport Diego Maradona 'requests meeting with Argentina players before final group game'
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Messi led Argentina to the World Cup final four years ago and consecutive Copa America finals in the following two years, but all three ended in defeat. What better gift could there be for a larger-than-life footballer than a life-size chocolate sculpture? No official change has been made, but now TyC reports that the president of Argentina's soccer federation, Claudio Tapia, is supporting the players in their attempt to wrest control of the team away from Sampaoli.

Sport Mexico see off South Korea to continue flawless World Cup start
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Carlos Vela got the Mexicans on their way at the Rostov Arena with a 26th-minute penalty, before Javier Hernandez wrapped up the three points with a second six minutes after the hour mark. Despite their overall boisterousness, Mexico's fans didn't use their usual controversial " eh, puto! " chant during goal kicks taken by the South Korean goalkeeper.

Sport Brazil vs Costa Rica: Neymar's antics on full display
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The forward, who thought he had won a penalty in the 77th minute only for the referee to reverse the decision after consultation with the video assistant referee (VAR), was overcome by emotion on the whistle, covering his face as tears streamed down his cheeks.

Sport Egypt - World Cup - 25 June 2018
Author: 0 Egypt - World Cup - 25 June 2018

Egypt is likely to hand a start to keeper Essam El-Hadary, who will be the oldest ever player to take part in a World Cup at 45-years old. The Saudis got another chance from the spot in stoppage time on a questionable foul call on Ali Gabr, though, and they converted.

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