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Sports With Russia out of the tournament, hosts' World Cup fever wanes
Author: 0 With Russia out of the tournament, hosts' World Cup fever wanes

With Modric and Rakitic controlling the midfield, Croatia have had more possession than their opposition in four of five games at the World Cup . France took full advantage of an Edinson Cavani-less Uruguay, before tournament favourites Brazil were put to the sword by Belgium's incisive counter-attacking in a thrilling game in Kazan.

Sports Russian Federation celebrates team's run despite World Cup exit
Author: 0 Russian Federation celebrates team's run despite World Cup exit

Croatia had also needed spot-kicks to get past a dogged Denmark in the last-16, but Modric insisted they would not be exhausted for the last-four clash against England at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday. Modric himself is not fussed with the Golden Ball or the World Player award in September, because "the most important thing is Croatia". "We are a tennis tournament but we are aware that there is something special going on elsewhere".

Sports Croatia fear England's Sterling in W Cup semi
Author: 0 Croatia fear England's Sterling in W Cup semi

Striker Dzyuba has been one of the heroes at the heart of Russia's fairy tale World Cup run, being recalled to the squad after re-finding his form at the end of the club season. "He's one of the greatest threats, but he's not alone". "But we believe in our strengths", said Dalic . But there is less pressure on them now. The hosts lost 4-3 in the penalty shootout.

Sports Wimbledon 2018: Federer enters quarter-finals
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2018: Federer enters quarter-finals

It's one of those average days you have to try to win the match, and I just couldn't get it done today. "Matches likes that are very special". South Africa's Kevin Anderson pulled off the upset of Wimbledon on Wednesday with a stunning rally to beat Roger Federer and advance to the semifinals.

Sports England RL stars get behind Southgate's World Cup stars in hilarious video
Author: 0 England RL stars get behind Southgate's World Cup stars in hilarious video

Last week fans were spotted partying into the night after Three Lions beat Sweden , reaching the semi-finals. Stores have pushed waistcoat sales as England advanced to a World Cup semifinal clash against Croatia in Moscow tomorrow morning, with people taken by Southgate's style of wearing a vest without his suit jacket, AP reports.

Sports Russell Knox uses incredible clutch putting to win Irish Open in playoff
Author: 0 Russell Knox uses incredible clutch putting to win Irish Open in playoff

Signs of progress at the Irish Open over the weekend put former world number one Rory McIlroy in a positive frame of mind before next week's British Open at Carnoustie. Not wanting to miss out, Knox hit a monster birdie to take a share of the four way lead. The only disappointment was that there was no Irish challenge near the top of the leaderboard over the last two days.

Sports Harold Varner III tied for lead at the Greenbriar
Author: 0 Harold Varner III tied for lead at the Greenbriar

Kraft's round included a 19-foot birdie putt at 10 and a chip in for birdie from 41 feet at 11. "This feels unbelievable - I mean, I see the record (of time between wins) every time I'm on TV", Na said. He would go on to shoot a 66 and finds himself at 14 under. Na found a fairway bunker at seven and settled for par but resumed his birdie binge with a 43-foot putt at the par-3 eighth, a tap-in birdie after putting his approach at nine inches from the cup and sinking a 23-foot birdie putt ...

Sports Jürgen Klopp defends Loris Karius after Tranmere mistake
Author: 0 Jürgen Klopp defends Loris Karius after Tranmere mistake

Karius was at fault for two goals in Liverpool's 3-1 defeat by Real Madrid in the Champions League final, but it was later revealed he had concussion . "I've seen this situation 500 times at least in my life - "Bam", against the chest, (ball) going down". That's our part of the deal. "The boss is asking me to do a job as a right-back for him".

Sports Zlatko Dalic says Croatia's World Cup progress is no surprise
Author: 0 Zlatko Dalic says Croatia's World Cup progress is no surprise

However, ahead of England v Croatia tonight, I can't disagree this time. "For England to beat Croatia and reach the World Cup final, they must stop the best midfielder in the world", Jenas told BBC Sport . As we regroup, he turns to me and says, "Right that's enough, time to lift the tempo, let's get about them". "I think it's going to be incredibly loud in any bar we end up going to for the match".

Sports 200,000 sign petition calling for bank holiday if England win World Cup
Author: 0 200,000 sign petition calling for bank holiday if England win World Cup

A 1998 update changed the third verse to "no more years of hurt". "We've been having a really good time so far". Southgate wants to break stereotypes, and not just on the field. It's completely irrelevant, that 4-1 defeat. "But if we're ready to give our all on the pitch like we did when we played Argentina, if we will be compact, then I don't believe that there will be problems".

Sports Liverpool begin talks with Stoke City over Xehrdan Shaqiri transfer
Author: 0 Liverpool begin talks with Stoke City over Xehrdan Shaqiri transfer

There is a release clause in his contract - understood to be around £13m - and Liverpool are discussing the details on that with the club. Former Stoke boss Mark Hughes signed Shaqiri from Inter Milan in August 2015 for £12million. Liverpool then fly to America for a three-game tour, where they will play Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City and Manchester United in the International Champions Cup.

Sports Kim smashes LPGA scoring record to win Thornberry Classic
Author: 0 Kim smashes LPGA scoring record to win Thornberry Classic

After that I really wanted the record for four days. Her approach was well short of the hole, and her birdie putt missed badly. Kim broke the 72-hole scoring mark on the LPGA Tour that was previously held by her and Annika Sorenstam. In the men's PGA Tour , Jordan Spieth and Ernie Els are the only two golfers to finish a 72-hole event at 30-under or better. Kim earned her full time status card on the LPGA Tour after finishing tied for ninth at the 2014 LPGA Qualifying Tournament.

Sports France Advances To World Cup Final
Author: 0 France Advances To World Cup Final

To try to finish third in the World Cup doesn't happen often. Deschamps said Belgium were hard rivals and had "made us suffer, but its good we were pragmatic and realistic". France might be the favorite to win the World Cup at this point. "It's hard to let ourselves be euphoric just yet, but it's a fantastic feeling (to be in the final)", he said .

Sports Harry Kane Heads List Of Reported Madrid Replacements For Ronaldo
Author: 0 Harry Kane Heads List Of Reported Madrid Replacements For Ronaldo

Hazard is yet to sign a new contract with Chelsea as he is still at the World Cup with Belgium in Russian Federation, where he has played a starring role in their run to the semi-finals. "Zidane is someone special, it's true, but I think Real is everyone's dream". Though the likes of Gareth Bale and Luka Modric have made the move from White Hart Lane to the Bernabeu, Madrid are said to be wary of negotiating with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy.

Sports Wimbledon | Goerges sets up Wimbledon semi-final date with Serena
Author: 0 Wimbledon | Goerges sets up Wimbledon semi-final date with Serena

Williams, who hasn't faced a player ranked inside the top 40 en route to the last four, will next face 13th-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany or 20th-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands. "But I realized everyone is different". It appeared nearly to be a reminder to Giorgi, who said on Monday that she doesn't watch women's tennis. Angelique Kerber , the highest remaining seeded player in the women's draw at No.

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