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World Cup group stage: Germany exit, VAR, impressive Belgium, Croatia - 06/29/2018

Two-thirds of the 64 World Cup games have been played, and half of the 32 teams are on their way home. Time for an assessment of the group stage which saw holders Germany crash out, Belgium and...

Argentina survive against Nigeria to reach World Cup last 16 - 06/26/2018

St Petersburg - By Holger Schmidt, – A late, late goal ensured Argentina reached the last 16 of World Cup finals with a 2-1 win over Nigeria on Tuesday in St Petersburg. With just four minutes left...

German newspapers hail Kroos but Swedish press stays proud - 06/24/2018

Berlin (dpa) - German newspapers plastered photographs of Toni Kroos over all their front pages on Sunday and wildly praised the Germany midfielder after his stunning late free-kick snatched a...

Mexico looking for football boost after wretched week of news - 06/22/2018

Mexico's 1-0 win over world champions Germany was arguably the most thrilling moment of the opening round of games in Russia. But a dismal week of news at home and abroad leaves the Mexicans looking...

Africa suffers again as Morocco, Egypt among first to exit World Cup - 06/20/2018

Morocco and Egypt are the first teams to be eliminated from the World Cup along with Saudi Arabia, and it appears only fitting that two African sides exit early as the continent has so far enjoyed...

Kane rescues England with injury-time winner against Tunisia - 06/18/2018

Volgograd, Russia - By Martin Moravec, - Harry Kane scored an injury-time header to spare England's blushes with a narrow 2-1 win over Tunisia to open their World Cup campaign in Volgograd on Monday....

Russia coach Cherchesov confident of dealing with Salah threat - 06/18/2018

St Petersburg (dpa) - Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov believes his team can stop Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who is poised to make his World Cup debut when the teams meet on Tuesday.   Hosts...

Confident Mexico had a plan to beat Germany, and they did so in style - 06/17/2018

Mexico raised some eyebrows with skyhigh confidence ahead of their World Cup opener against title holders Germany - but it wasn't just hot air as they then delivered in form of a memorable, classy...

Moscow's World Cup fan zone erupts in celebration as Russia wins - 06/14/2018

Moscow - Thousands of fans without tickets to the World Cup's opening match in Moscow on Thursday gathered in the nearby fan zone, erupting in celebration as Russia cruised to a 5-0 victory against...

Vettel wins Canadian Grand Prix to seize championship lead - 06/10/2018

Montreal - By Claas Hennig, - Sebastian Vettel delivered a first Canadian Grand Prix win for Ferrari in 14 years on Sunday to snatch the lead in the Formula One world championship. Vettel claimed his...
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