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Germany eliminated from the World Cup

Needing only a draw to advance, Mexico started tentatively but somehow reached the break on level terms after surviving a Swedish aerial bombardment and a VAR review when Javier Hernandez appeared to handle the ball in his penalty area. Mexico's fans in Russia can go ahead and book their accommodation in the southwestern Russian city of Samara, where Mexico will take on its round of 16 opponent on July 2, while those back home will no doubt be once again glued to their screens.

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FIFA to review fair play tiebreaker but unlikely to change

The failure of five nations to qualify from the group stage triggered instant retrospection. Senegal's elimination confirmed Africa's worst performance since the 1982 World Cup in Spain, when the continent last failed to get a team past the first round.

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Messi to have view of giant Ronaldo mural from Argentina's team hotel

Fazio said it was a change in mindset that was crucial for Argentina, who face France in the last 16 Saturday. "You put it on your leg?", to which the footballer replied, "I wanted to say thank you". He said: " Messi came up to us and told us to calm down and not be stressed". However, he also thought that it was more than just Messi who could punish the French.

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England were not aiming for victory against Belgium - Southgate

Below are more details on the broadcast, which will be aired in Spanish and will begin at 1:30 p.m. ET. Hello and welcome to our coverage of the game nearly every football fan has been looking forward to, England vs Belgium . The result means that England will now face Colombia in Moscow on Tuesday with kick-off at 7pm. The Three Lions were given an injury scare ahead of their first knockout-round tie with the enforced substitution of John Stones , and they were given a further ...

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England's game v Colombia 'biggest knockout game for decade'

Regardless of who prevails on Thursday night, the winners and runners up of Group G will face the winners or runners up of Group H, which could be either be Japan , Colombia or Senegal. Who wins England-Belgium? And where does all the value lie? The organization has surprised everyone, I think it's given an incredible image of the Russian people, of Russia in general.

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Germany is the third straight World Cup holder to exit early

Outside the South Korean embassy in Mexico City, fans chanted "Corea, hermano, ya eres Mexicano", which translates to " Korea , brother, you're now Mexican". They are now joint-fourth favourites with France, behind only Brazil, Spain and group opponents Belgium. "Those mediocre people who have never achieved anything in life will say that it's a miracle that we got through, but what we have achieved is important", he wrote on his Instagram page.

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LeBron James’ son likely to enroll in L.A. high school

The Lakers legend stated that he would be "very excited" if his team is able to sign both LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard this summer via free agency and trade respectively. Both George and James have until Friday to decide if they want to opt out of the final year of their contract and enter free agency and that is when things will really start to heat up.

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El-Hadary: I apologise to Egyptian fans

The result means Saudi Arabia finish in third place in Group A with three points while Egypt finish bottom and their wait to win a match at a World Cup finals goes on. Even with the use of VAR and having the opportunity to view the incident himself, the referee stuck with his original decision and Salman Al-Faraj made no mistake as he swept the ball into the left-hand corner.

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Thunder have increased ‘optimism’ toward re-signing Paul George

Fresh off another NBA Finals appearance, owner Dan Gilbert and the front office team chose to draft Alabama freshman standout point guard Collin Sexton. The Sixers appear to be the best fit for the superstar to sign with them. His 38 percent 3-point mark isn't bad either. "I'm speechless", said Wagner, who fought back tears after being selected.

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Suns and rookie Elie Okobo agree to four-year contract, per report

Becoming the first overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft is definitely the greatest accomplishment of Ayton's young career, but that won't stop people from taking shots at the talented center. We will break them down here, starting with the big victor of the entire evening: The Dallas Mavericks, who landed the best player in the draft . Rowley said Ayton has a presence in Phoenix, having gone to high school in the community and attending school in Tucson.

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Lewis Hamilton wins French Grand Prix

Vettel, at the back after a pit stop to fix the front wing damaged in the crash with Bottas made light work of the backmarkers, starting with a light tap as he passed Fernando Alonso's McLaren at Turn Three at the re-start, which nudged the Spaniard into a spin.

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Mexico defeats South Korea 2-1, leads Group F in World Cup

The goal was Hernandez's fourth at a World Cup , taking him to the same level as Luis Hernandez as Mexico's most prolific goal scorer at the premier global soccer tournament. Mexico relied on keeping possession and long-range shots, with a powerful attempt from Andreas Guardado forcing an athletic save from Jo in the second half.

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Xherdan Shaqiri says controversial celebration was 'emotion' during Switzerland win over Serbia

Midfielders Valon Behrami of Italian club Udinese, Xherdan Shaqiri of Stoke City and Arsenal's Granit Xhaka all have Kosovar heritage and all three played in the Brazil game. It is not a mistake current coach Mladen Krstajic intends to repeat and the Lazio man - who has reportedly attracted the interest of Real Madrid - was lively against Costa Rica .

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FIFA Fan Fest™ celebrates 2.5 million visitors milestone

Despite being banned from all football-related activity for another three and a half years, there Blatter was watching Ronaldo light up the Luzhniki Stadium with his fourth goal of the tournament. Court documents show they were sentenced on Wednesday. "There will be a lot of contenders (for 2030) but they will deserve it, and Scotland, Wales and the Irish - why not? - should be in, too, because that would be a better candidate for a 48-team World Cup".

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Brazil coach: Neymar is not at 100 percent

Neymar has sparked concern in Brazil after he was seen limping out of training ahead the side's World Cup clash with Costa Rica . Since Tite took over, Brazil has lost only once in 21 matches and was the first of 31 teams to qualify for the World Cup in Russian Federation.

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Switzerland contains, draws Brazil 1-1 at World Cup

Striker Jesus said the side did not need to change too much for their next game. "They didn't give up, went the full 90 minutes, never gave up on themselves and when we were able to play forward and press high up, we did it very well indeed".

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Shaq thinks LeBron James should forget about chasing championships

Shaquille O'Neal says LeBron James' legend is already intact, and that he doesn't need to chase after National Basketball Association championships the way O'Neal did in the twilight of his own Hall of Fame career. You can add index pages toward the end, but your book is already set. While James will have his pick of the litter on the open market, his hometown team might have the upper hand.

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Phil Mickelson moving ball: Twitter goes wild US Open mistake

When it was all said and done, Mickelson was assessed a two-stroke penalty for hitting the ball while still in play, forcing him to walk away with a 10 . Open. "No question it was going to go down into the same spot behind the bunker". And two-time US Open champion Curtis Strange added: "He will feel some embarrassment because there are a lot of people and kids watching that really admire this guy".

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Luis Suarez's missed Uruguay chances 'not a sin' - Oscar Tabarez

Salah injured shoulder ligaments in the collision with Ramos in Kiev, which led to the Egypt worldwide leaving the pitch in tears in the first half. Though he quickly added he thinks Salah will be ready for Tuesday's crucial match against Russian Federation in St. Petersburg. Luis Suarez has been slammed by football fans after the striker appeared to attempt to get Ahmed Hegazi sent off in the final minute of Uruguay's win over Egypt .

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PM Modi congratulates people of Afghanistan over historic Test vs India

In recent years, cricket has become yet another area building goodwill and cementing ties between Afghanistan and India . Only last month, an attack on a cricket match in Khan´s home city of Jalalabad killed eight people and wounded 45.

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Yaya Toure Picks Four Premier League Players In World Cup XI

England's previous appearance at a major tournament - Euro 2016 - ended in despair when they were knocked out of the last-16 by unfancied Iceland. They have some talent, have a real desire and determination to play for England . "There was a clear shift in the identity of the team, we went to a back three and people have been warmed by that, not only the young players in this squad, but the young players in the system, the success with the junior teams".

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RACE: Vettel wins in Canada to seize championship lead

Vettel set the pace throughout the Q3 top 10 shootout, posting a time of 1m10.776s on his first run to take top spot. In the Thursday press conference, Verstappen faced a barrage of questions about his approach to racing and his temperament but on Friday, he did his real talking - delivering a faultless display on a track where Red Bull was not expected to contend.

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Vettel takes pole position at Canadian Grand Prix Qualifying

The Ferraris set the pace, with Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen exchanging P1, and the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas behind them, followed by the Red Bull pair of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen . On a dry and sunlit day, there was immediate drama when Romain Grosjean pulled up in the pit-lane with clouds of smoke billowing from his Haas car's Ferrari engine.

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Whittaker favoured in non-title rematch with Romero for UFC 225

Romero was the only fighter on the card to miss weight , his second fight in a row as he also missed weight prior to the interim title fight against Luke Rockhold at UFC 221. 1 contender in the UFC middleweight division. UFC 225 takes place at United Center in Chicago. "I think suspensions are in order, I really do", Whittaker said, per Yahoo Sports' Kevin Iole .

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Maria Sharapova comments on Forbes' list, loss to Muguruza

Muguruza holds a 3-1 career edge over Halep in head-to-head meetings but the Romanian won their only clash on clay in Stuttgart in 2015. Keys slipped two breaks down in the second but although she pulled one back Stephens served out for the match.

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Rafael Nadal's French Open set streak ends in quarterfinals

The top-ranked player indeed showed solid nerves to turn things up after a really bad start in her French Open quarterfinal on Wednesday. After Angelique Kerber's final backhand bounced out of bounds on Court Suzanne Lenglen, Simona Halep turned to her box and pointed to her head.

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Argentina cancels game in Israel after pro-Palestinian protests

The game, Argentina's final warm-up match before the World Cup in Russian Federation, which begins next week, was highly anticipated in Israel with tickets selling out in 20 minutes, but drew a furious reaction from the Palestinians. There was no initial reaction from the Israeli FA or from Israeli politicians. The ambassador of Palestine in Argentina , Husni Abdel Wahed, had expressed his opposition to the friendly match, saying the match would be similar to them celebrating.

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French Open 2018: Alexander Zverev through after scare from Damir Dzumhur

A German tennis player declared his love for the Yorkshire accent after struggling to understand a journalist's questions during a press conference. A loss also would have left his resume still with merely one trip as far as the round of 16 at any Slam - and zero such runs at Roland Garros.

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City's Leroy Sane omitted from German World Cup squad

Belgium have until 24 hours before their opening match against Panama on June 18 to make a final decision. While pundits and fans alike expressed their utter shock at Sane's snub, one player who can relate better than anyone, Landon Donovan, offered Sane an alternative to Russian Federation 2018.

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Worldwide friendly report: Belgium 0 Portugal 0

You can see the full squad below... Martinez noted initial scans of previous Kompany injuries had not necessarily provided a true picture, and that "something that could be shorter is a lot longer, and could be the other way round". We need to make the outfield players squad 24 hours before Panama, that is the 17th of June. Vincent Kompany limped out of the friendly with Portugal.

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Keith Ellison Boycotting NFL Over 'Cowardly & Idiotic' Anthem Policy

Kaepernick attorney Mark Geragos said that one NFL owner has admitted under oath to the about-face decision , because Trump began attacking the players who took a knee during the playing of the national anthem , Sports Illustrated reported.

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How Serena Williams responds to accusations that she 'was born a guy'

I can show Olympia that I struggled, but now I'm happy with who I am and what I am and what I look like... Barty came out pretty strong, but it was clear that Serena was not playing up to her usual level from before her break from tennis .

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale drop twin bombshell over Real Madrid futures

Speaking after the final, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp had described the injury as "serious" amid fears Salah had suffered a dislocated shoulder. "I had an injury five, six weeks in but fit ever since". The Egyptian federation said Salah began his rehabilitation programme on Sunday, and was in "high spirits" and "determined to return quickly to the ranks of the team".

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Cavs' James opens up about midseason doubts

The Cavaliers might be back in the NBA Finals , but there was a point where even LeBron James wasn't sure what direction Cleveland was going in. "I don't know if she believed me, and I don't know if you guys believe me, but I really felt that", James said. "The thing that I'm most impressed with him is his ability to just keep on going, recover mentally, physically", Korver said.

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Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets to reach National Basketball Association finals

Hamilton coached James Jones when the two were at the University of Miami, and he coached Okaro White when he played at FSU. "I'm not going to say (the Cavaliers have) zero percent chance", said Jackson, who got to the NBA Finals as a player with IN in 2000 and will be calling his 10th Finals.

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Victory or Defeat in Game 7, the Boston Celtics have already won

Brad Stevens says that "it's an absolute blast" to prepare for Game 7, especially up against a "tremendous individual player" in LeBron James . LeBron James has earned a spot in his eighth consecutive National Basketball Association finals after leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a thrilling series victory over the Boston Celtics .

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Power sprints to 102nd Indianapolis 500 win

I'm grateful for all of it. "He's been in his yellow suit - I don't think I've seen him out of his yellow suit since we got here this month". Danica Patrick trudged out of the infield care center with her head down, mirrored sunglasses covering the disappointment in her eyes.

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China-US economic, trade consensuses "meet interests of the people": vice premier

The United States has agreed to suspend the imposition of tariffs on up to $150 billion worth of Chinese goods, measures that had been scheduled to commence at the end of the month. With Trump administration members sending mixed messages on the status of trade negotiations with China, lawmakers are urging the White House to clarify its position and to keep the pressure on the Chinese to stop them from stealing intellectual property.

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Liam Payne has revealed the release date of his debut solo album

He added: 'Just hanging out going, "Yeah, I like that one, but this one doesn't really do it for me"'. Continuing, the singer said that he had collaborated with a "good mix of attractive people" on the record. "I am always ringing Kimberley for baby tips and advice on how to entertain your one-year-old", she said. "And in my world, those are the best albums".

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Lionel Messi gives his honest opinion on Neymar potentially joining Real Madrid

The dazzling forward was also named in Brazil's 23-man squad for the World Cup this summer despite still recovering from the broken metatarsal bone in his right foot that has kept him out of action since February. Neymar says that he is "scared" and "nervous" as he makes progress in his bid to be fit in time for the World Cup with Brazil, Soccernet reports.