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Youthful, aggressive England begin today

Reuters REPINO (Russia) England manager Gareth Southgate has done his utmost to lower the expectations on his young team at the World Cup but they enter their opening Group G game against Tunisia in a mood of quiet confidence. After ..

Ronaldo 'can still be going strong in Qatar 2022', says Bernardo Silva

Cristiano Ronaldo is improving with age according to Bernardo Silva — and after the heroics against Spain it is hard to disagree, according to a report published in Mail Online. Since two goals against Deportivo La Coruna at the end of ..

Draw fails to dampen Neymar and Brazil fans' spirit

Ayeni Olusegun Doha Big screens, a raucous crowd and cheers for the Brazilian team filled the air on Sunday at the Radisson Blu sports bar in Doha. Brazil took on Switzerland and their superiority was evident with the most expensive ..

Ayeni Olusegun Doha Ahead of the World Cup, the Nigerian team was among the trending topics mostly not for their footballing abilities but their retro Nike jerseys. According to Nike, the jerseys sold out on the first day in less than ..

MOSCOW: Germany coach Joachim Loew said there was no need for panic or radical change despite his team again looking defensively vulnerable in their shock 1-0 defeat to Mexico in the opening game of their World Cup defence. “In the ..

Bronnitsy: Argentina legend Diego Maradona issued a scathing assessment Sunday of his country's World Cup draw with Iceland, warning manager Jorge Sampaoli that he would not be welcome back home unless he changes his ..

Reuters NIZHNY NOVGOROD He did not play in the qualifiers nor come out of retirement for the World Cup, yet Sweden are still looking to step out of the shadow of Zlatan Ibrahimovic when they face South Korea at the Nizhny Novgorod ..

reuters MOSCOW Belgium see far beyond Monday's World Cup opener against debutants Panama but need a solid win to settle nerves and rack up goal difference as a"golden generation"of club greats seek finally to deliver as a team. ..

Moscow Journalists were barred from asking questions on who was winning darts tournaments between players at the England camp during an ill-fated campaign at Euro 2016 such was the tension between press pack and a protected squad. ..

Reuters KALININGRAD (Russia) Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 on Saturday with an own goal from Oghenekaro Etebo and a penalty from Luka Modric to go top of World Cup Group D, one of the toughest and most unpredictable in the tournament. ..

Agencies Gros Islet (Saint Lucia) Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with"changing the condition of the ball", by the International Cricket Council (ICC), during the second Test against West Indies here. The ..

AFP Stuttgart (Germany) Roger Federer claimed his 98th ATP title on Sunday and displayed his unrivalled superiority on grass with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) victory over Milos Raonic in the Stuttgart Cup final. The top-seeded Swiss beat his ..

AFP Montmel'f3 (Spain) Ducati's Jorge Lorenzo powered from pole to claim victory in a second straight race at the Grand Prix of Catalunya on Sunday ahead of championship leader Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi. The ..

Reuters SOUTHAMPTON (New York) Dustin Johnson three-putted the final hole to fall into a four-way tie for the lead with fellow Americans Brooks Koepka, Daniel Berger and Tony Finau after the third round at the U.S. Open on Saturday. ..

The Qatari however wins the MERC second round Tribune news Network DOHA Qatar's ace driver Nasser bin Saleh al Attiyah suffered an unfortunate flat tyre in the 13th and final stage and finished fourth in the Cyprus Rally, the ..