• Iranian Football Team Seeks Apology From Sports Brand Amid US Sanctions
Iranian Football Team Seeks Apology From Sports Brand Amid US Sanctions

Group B is dubbed as the Group of Death for the 2018 World Cup and most are expecting Iran to be the first from the Group B to be eliminated. They've entered the FIFA World Cup before, but never progressed beyond the group stage. Iran, making their fifth appearance in the World Cup finals, kick off their campaign against the Atlas Lions i...

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  • Bayern Munich open to Jerome Boateng offers
Bayern Munich open to Jerome Boateng offers

Manchester United have shown interest in the former Manchester City defender but believed Bayern would be unwilling to let him leave the Allianz Arena. I will say this one time: I am focused on the World Cup and I am concentrating on that. And Boateng doesn't believe transfer speculation could affect his form in Russian Federation.

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  • Russian Federation smashes Saudi Arabia in World Cup opener
Russian Federation smashes Saudi Arabia in World Cup opener

Russia's clash with Egypt on Tuesday should provide a much better barometer of their chances of progressing to the knockout phase, but they've given themselves a chance with a confidence-boosting win here. Roman Zobnin led the counter-attack for Russian Federation before passing it on to Cheryshev, who employed a left footed shot from the centre...

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  • Rashford unconcerned by 'slight niggle' ahead of World Cup opener
Rashford unconcerned by 'slight niggle' ahead of World Cup opener

Rashford missed Wednesday's first training session on Russian soil with a knee issue that again kept him out yesterday, when he stayed at the team's forRestMix Club hotel in Repino. "It's just because I've had a problem with my leg and it's cleared up now". Despite there being plenty of time for things to change, a report by the Daily Mail name...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Russian women advised against sleeping with guests
Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Russian women advised against sleeping with guests

Tamara Pletnyova , a lawmaker in the Communist Party and head of a state congressional committee on children and family affairs, discouraged women from sleeping with foreigners visiting Moscow for the quadrennial global soccer tournament.

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  • Officials plan for strong winds in U.S. Open first round
Officials plan for strong winds in U.S. Open first round

After the leaderboards at Erin Hills were coated with red numbers a year ago, the U.S. Open returned to its bludgeoning roots Thursday thanks to an assist from Mother Nature, leaving destruction in its wake and almost no player unscathed. From the middle of the first fairway, Woods went long over the green. "Just never really took advantage of the ...

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  • Canada to officially host the 2026 FIFA World Cup
Canada to officially host the 2026 FIFA World Cup

A successful joint North America bid will see the global sports event return to the USA for the first time since 1994. Since Egypt's qualification in 1934, it took until 1970 for another North African team to register participation, when Morocco won a place at the World Cup in Mexico .

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  • Russia World Cup ready to kick off with grand opening ceremony
Russia World Cup ready to kick off with grand opening ceremony

The forced change turned out to be inspired as Cheryshev got on the score-sheet in the 43rd minute to become the first ever substitute to score in the opening game of a World Cup . Saudi Arabia's route to the knockout round is much more hard. Dzagoev pulled up with an injury midway through the first half and was substituted in the 24th minute.

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  • Antoine Griezmann reveals club future on 'Decision' special
Antoine Griezmann reveals club future on 'Decision' special

Eight years ago, National Basketball Association star James revealed he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers in an ESPN live show also titled "The Decision". His "decision" behind him, Griezmann can now focus on the World Cup with France. His decision to stay follows Atletico's acquisition of his global teammate Thomas Lemar.

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  • Kylian Mbappe breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup
Kylian Mbappe breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup

Mbappe, 19, hurt his left ankle and went back to the dressing room rather than continuing the session, according to L'Equipe . Mbappe, who had a good season with the Ligue 1 champions, earlier suffered a knock during France's 1-1 draw against United States, but coach Didier Deschamps said that the injury was not a major one.

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  • Roma president Pallotta claims he was joking about Alisson joining Real Madrid
Roma president Pallotta claims he was joking about Alisson joining Real Madrid

Liverpool's big-money move for Nabil Fekir collapsed amid reports of a disagreement between the Reds and Lyon following the Frenchman's medical. The Reds have seemingly been linked with every goalkeeper under the sun following Loris Karius' nightmare performance in their Champions League final defeat, with Roma's Alisson understood to have...

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  • Ronaldo: Cristiano is unique but Messi provides more magic
Ronaldo: Cristiano is unique but Messi provides more magic

Portugal face Spain in Sochi on June 15 in a group which also includes Morocco and Iran. "So it will be no walkover", he said . In truth, he has often been far better for his country than he is given credit for and, but for his rescue act against Ecuador in qualifying, Argentina would not even be in Russian Federation.

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  • Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal
Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

Foxborough played host to several World Cup contests back in 1994, at Foxboro Stadium. Those numbers are crucial to courting votes of Federation Internationale de Football Association member nations, which get a share of the body's revenues.

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  • Canelo Alvarez Vs. GGG Rematch Date Set After Crazy Day Of Negotiations
Canelo Alvarez Vs. GGG Rematch Date Set After Crazy Day Of Negotiations

For what it's worth, multiple fighters have tested positive for the substance in the UFC due to contaminated meat South of the Border. If Golovkin doesn't accept Golden Boy Promotions' offer by then, Golden Boy president Eric Gomez told ESPN .com on Tuesday that he'll halt negotiations with Golovkin's promoter, Tom Loeffler, and try to finalize ...

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  • Robbie Williams shows middle finger on TV during World Cup opening ceremony
Robbie Williams shows middle finger on TV during World Cup opening ceremony

ET), just 30 minutes before Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia spar off to officially commence this year's World Cup. Russian president Vladimir Putin then gave a speech at the Luzhniki Stadium. World Cup opening ceremonies don't normally go well but the reaction to this year's one has been particularly negative. . If you can not watch the eve...

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  • Details Emerge About Conor McGregor's Latest Court Appearance
Details Emerge About Conor McGregor's Latest Court Appearance

In fact, it lasted about 90 seconds if that. Conor McGregor is due in a NY court on Thursday for a hearing on charges stemming from a disturbance at a UFC 223 media day in April. MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani tweeted out this video of a member of his legal team issuing a statement on the hearing. Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor hea...

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  • Rafael Nadal gets emotional after winning 2018 French Open
Rafael Nadal gets emotional after winning 2018 French Open

Nadal called on the trainer to get his forearms massaged twice in the final set but even that problem failed to improve Thiem's chances of emulating fellow Austrian Thomas Muster's 1995 triumph. It was his best performance of the fortnight, as Nadal confirmed on court, just when he needed it most. To commemorate Nadal's record-breaking win, Nike...

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  • Kerr, New Zealand women set up records
Kerr, New Zealand women set up records

The 17-year-old broke the record with two fours and one six in last three balls of New Zealand's innings. She also became the youngest ever to score a double ton across formats in global cricket. "I didn't get off to a flyer, I had to work hard". "I didn´t think I was going to bowl". Kerr's unbeaten innings makes her only the second woman to ...

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  • Liverpool fixtures 2018/19: Premier League reveal full calendar for the season
Liverpool fixtures 2018/19: Premier League reveal full calendar for the season

New boss Unai Emery has been given the proverbial baptism of fire with his Gunners to host champions Manchester City before travelling to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea . It's going to be a tasty start to the season. Perhaps the most eagerly anticipated game next season will not be the Manchester derby, but the first clash between City and...

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  • Rahane insists India won’t take Test debutants Afghanistan lightly
Rahane insists India won’t take Test debutants Afghanistan lightly

It is a historic moment for Afghanistan as they would now become the 12th nation to play Test cricket. However, Rashid Khan had a flawless chance to dismiss the unsafe Dhawan in the 20 over, when the Afghans went for a review in an appeal for LBW.

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