Daily Archive: July 6, 2018

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Sweden's Andreas Granqvist, left, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) 0

PREVIEW: Sweden V England

ENGLAND and Sweden will not need to be told about the significance of their quarter-final in Samara on 7 July. No matter which team advances, it will be hugely significant due to the fact neither...

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PREVIEW: Russia V Croatia

  RUSSIA meet Croatia on Saturday in the last match to be played in Sochi at this year’s FIFA World Cup™. Fisht Stadium has already witnessed some of the most intense and spectacular action of...


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SOUTHGATE’S Style Key To England’s Success

  By Laure James with England He is the waistcoat-wearing England manager whose mild-mannered demeanour has inspired a Twitter movement. Gareth Southgate wanted to reconnect his country with its national team, inspire younger generations...

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France player celebrate after scoring their side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic) 0

FRANCE Down Uruguay To Book Semi-Final Place

  GOALS from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann won France a place in the semi-final ahead of Uruguay. Uruguay goalkeeper, Fernando Muslera was culpable for the second goal as he parried Griezmann’s swerving shot into...


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SARAKI Reacts To Supreme Court Victory

  THE Senate president, Bukola Saraki Friday said his vindication by the supreme court on the charges of false assets declaration brought against him by the Federal Government has further strengthened his belief in Nigeria....


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AGAIN, Zverez Wins Grand Slam Five-Setter

  FOURTH seed Alexander Zverev reached the third round at Wimbledon for the third year in succession when he came from 2-1 down to complete a 6-4 5-7 6-7(0) 6-1 6-2 victory over Taylor Fritz...

2016 U.S. Open - Day 6  Serena Williams of the United States hits balls in to the crowd after her victory against Johanna Larsson of Sweden in the Women's Singles round three match on Arthur Ashe Stadium on day six of the 2016 US Open Tennis Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2016 in Flushing, Queens, New York City.  (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images) 0

SERENA My Idol, Says Rival Rodina

  EVGENIYA Rodina says fellow mum and Wimbledon rival Serena Williams is her “idol” ahead of a potential last-16 clash on Monday. The 29-year-old Russian qualifier made the fourth round of a Slam for...