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Sport Phoenix fans react to England-Colombia World Cup game at George & Dragon
Author: 0 Phoenix fans react to England-Colombia World Cup game at George & Dragon

Yerry Mina's header in the third minute of stoppage time for Colombia made it 1-1 at the end of regulation, and extra time was scoreless. England advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals by beating Colombia 4-3 in a shootout following a 1-1 draw Tuesday, sending Gareth Southgate running onto the field to celebrate the end of the national team's years of misfortune.

Sport Chelsea Star Hints At Real Madrid Move?
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The Blues' first-choice keeper, Thibaut Courtois , is reportedly considering a move back to Spain, with Real Madrid said to be interested. Real Madrid have been strongly linked with a move for the Belgium global, and those rumours have been fuelled by the fact that his family now live in the Spanish capital.

Sport LeBron James has 53 million reasons to stay in Cleveland
Author: 0 LeBron James has 53 million reasons to stay in Cleveland

Conversely, had James opted into his Cavaliers contract, it would have likely spelled the end of his time in Cleveland . But the Cavaliers assembled a weak supporting cast around James last season and attempted to revamp the team the trade deadline.

Sport England move to second favourites after win
Author: 0 England move to second favourites after win

SAMARA, July 4 ― England's victory over Colombia on penalties today not only moved Gareth Southgate's men into the World Cup quarter-finals, it also propelled them to second favourites to win the tournament. We had talked long and hard about owning the process of a shootout". One in three people said that they would be supporting teams with Premier League players in them, slightly more understandable given how popular the PL is over here.

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

An octopus who had predicted all three of Japan's group stage results at the World Cup has been turned into seafood. Local media reported that Kimio Abe , the fisherman who had caught Rabiot , had decided that his business was more important than keeping the " psychic " octopus alive for the knockout stages.

Sport Injuries force India to make changes for England tour
Author: 0 Injuries force India to make changes for England tour

Bumrah will miss the three-match T20I series which begins on Tuesday with a thumb injury , while Sundar has been ruled out of both the shortest format and the ODI series. The duo has been rewarded for their good performance in the IPL. In IPL 2018, he scored 228 runs and scalped 12 wickets from 14 matches. India had won the series 2-0 easily.

Sport Thailand weighs rescue options as football team gets aid
Author: 0 Thailand weighs rescue options as football team gets aid

The group had been missing for nine days before they were found by divers late on Monday on a small dry ledge. Sura Jeetwatee, a doctor who is part of the operations, said the boys could walk and had survived by staying where they were and drinking water that dripped from stalactites.

Sport Spain's `tiki-taka' generation is finally done
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An error in Spain's defense let Russian Federation level in the 41st, after Gerard Pique's raised arm blocked a header by Artyom Dzyuba at a corner. "If anyone needs to shoulder this responsibility it's me", said the former Real Madrid captain. The Spaniards had a chance to take back the lead late when decorated midfielder Andres Iniesta fired a 20-yard shot but his attempt was denied by Akinfeev to force the shoot-out.

Sport England vs Colombia:
Author: 0 England vs Colombia: "One of our hearts will be broken"

We sit there and say we want to win every game. 'Knowing England , we could mess it up but I'm quietly confident'. One in three people said that they would be supporting teams with Premier League players in them, slightly more understandable given how popular the PL is over here.

Sport James could return against England
Author: 0 James could return against England

The talk around this England campaign to this point is threatening to build up an unhealthy expectation to match that one. Since that day in Stuttgart, 16 different countries have won World Cup knockout matches and England have won none.

Sport Juventus are reportedly trying sign Cristiano Ronaldo
Author: 0 Juventus are reportedly trying sign Cristiano Ronaldo

Now that Portugal have crashed out of the footballing extravaganza, all eyes seem to be back on Ronaldo and his future. And Josep Pedrerol, on Jugones , revealed: "Ronaldo will leave Real Madrid". Portuguese newspaper A Bola also reported talks over a Ronaldo to Juventus transfer are under way, according to ESPN. However, the situation was quite similar a year ago, as the former Manchester United player let it be known that he wanted out of Madrid over issues with Spanish tax ...

Sport 'Heavy-Hearted' Murray forced to withdraw from Wimbledon
Author: 0 'Heavy-Hearted' Murray forced to withdraw from Wimbledon

Murray had been eyeing Wimbledon as his return to Grand Slam tennis , but stated earlier in the week, in an interview with BBC, that he wasn't going to play in Wimbledon if he wasn't competitive. He is next scheduled to play in Washington beginning on Jul 30. The former British number one, a two-time victor at Wimbledon , said it was "too soon" to play five-match sets following his return from injury.

Sport Luis Suarez says Uruguay can control Kylian Mbappe
Author: 0 Luis Suarez says Uruguay can control Kylian Mbappe

The Uruguayans are an elite defensive group, with a midfield that dominated Portugal and never allowed Ronaldo to take over like he has so many times before. "I think my Argentinian counterpart wanted to give him more freedom to come behind our central midfielders, but we adapted to neutralise him", he said.

Sport Federer stuns by appearing in Uniqlo instead of Nike
Author: 0 Federer stuns by appearing in Uniqlo instead of Nike

Federer's deal with Nike expired in March, and his new look is a major switch for the tennis world. At 36 years old, Federer should be in the twilight of his career, nonetheless, Uniqlo has saw an opportunity to enter the market not as a sports firm but as a "thoughtful, everyday apparel " company.

Sport Jerami Grant reportedly agrees to new three-year contact with Thunder
Author: 0 Jerami Grant reportedly agrees to new three-year contact with Thunder

Staying in OKC was the power move, though, both for George and Thunder general manager Sam Presti. It looks like the Big 3 in Oklahoma City aren't going anywhere for at least another year. That, plus hopefully getting Andre Roberson back healthy after he suffered a season-ending knee injury back in January, could put the Thunder in position to be a significant factor again in the Western Conference.

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

Japan narrowly scraped through to the knockout stage in the tightest of tiebreakers against Senegal - after both teams finished level in Group G - because it had a better disciplinary record at the tournament. Only one of those previous games ended 0-0 and this one wouldn't either after Neymar scored the game's first goal in the 51st minute. The debate will now rage as to whether Neymar overreacted to Miguel Layun's stray foot - the Mexico man certainly seemed to have stood on the ...

Sport Ronaldo's World Cup is over; My Russian experience continues
Author: 0 Ronaldo's World Cup is over; My Russian experience continues

Marcos Rojo , the Argentina defender, volleyed home like a world-class striker in the 86th minute against Nigeria, a goal which kept his team in the tournament and sent the Africans out. Still, they were overwhelmed by France in the Round of 16, beaten 4-3 in a game where the scoreline flattered them somewhat. There is always competition to earn a place in the team, but things are easier "when they have given you the rules and everything is done based on our sacred word.

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