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Sports These are the semi-final matchups at the FIFA World Cup (SCHEDULE)
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Russian Federation was knocked out of the competition by Croatia on Saturday, leaving the country disappointed but inspired by their team's unexpected performance. "It's a unique opportunity for all the team, for all of Belgium , for all the hard work that has been done, not just in the past two years but the last 10 to 15 years developing these young players".

Sports Maguire: It's coming home for England...hopefully
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Let's be honest, Ibrahimovic seems like a man of his word and the idea of him grazing on fish and chips in an England jersey is pretty hilarious. The England boss refused to get dragged into political chat and laughed off the social media hashtag #GarethSouthgateWould - England's tailors have also declared Saturday "National Waistcoat Day" in his honour - but he was far more forthcoming when it came to leading his country - what has often been called "an impossible job".

Sports Nadal back in Wimbledon quarters after 7 years
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His strengths are massaging the ball around the court with precision so once he found some rhythm he was able to produce some nice points but with no real power there just aren't any free points coming his way. Otherwise, we're going to be in a repeat of the 2008 final when Federer played Rafael Nadal .' Speaking on BBC, Henman added: 'Everybody is different and he [Nadal] is strong and very intense .

Sports French great Thierry Henry could hurt France's pride tonight
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He doesn't show much emotion, he just reads things and is happy and excited about defending'. Teenager Kylian Mbappe , who was not part of the France team two years ago, said even in his wildest dreams he would not have imagined reaching the World Cup final .

Sports England vs Croatia: Southgate hopes England avoid semi-final stage fright
Author: 0 England vs Croatia: Southgate hopes England avoid semi-final stage fright

It has been 28 years since England were in a semifinal match of the World Cup and even longer since England have reached the finals of the World Cup . They are a step away from a final showdown at a FIFA World Cup with the strongest contenders in Spain, Argentina and Portugal shown the door in the first stage of knockouts and defending champions Germany out in group stage itself.

Sports Carmelo Anthony to Rockets? Juicy Summer League sighting blows race wide open
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Thus, Anthony's one-year, $27.9 million expiring contract could be enticing for a team looking to part with long-term contracts, even if the team can't fully carve out $27.9 million in space. The Rockets are among the teams that Anthony is reportedly interested in playing for, though money could be an issue. But Anthony has averaged 24.1 points and shot 44.9 percent in 15 National Basketball Association seasons and has been one of the NBA's premier scorers of the past 20 years.

Sports Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams breezes past Evgeniya Rodina and into quarter-finals
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams breezes past Evgeniya Rodina and into quarter-finals

On Wednesday, the 29-year-old will be playing in his first Wimbledon quarter-final since 2013, when he went on to lose to Novak Djokovic in an epic semi-final. Giorgi went into the match having served the most double faults in the tournament and duly committed one in the first game, but recovered her composure to save it with a scintillating cross-court forehand.

Sports Homicide victim's family stages him playing video game at wake
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Temeka Matthews also said her son was a big fan of Celtics guard Kyrie Irving . While his family tries to deal with the awful tragedy, they have chosen to say goodbye in a unique, but loving way. Sitting on a table at his side is a bag of Doritos, a bottle of Barq's root beer, and a television remote. There was an XBox One controller in his hand, giving way to the action on the screen; an National Basketball Association 2K showdown being autoplayed between the Golden State Warriors and ...

Sports Putin to attend World Cup final
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At 1-1, Fernandes missed his shot - only the second player to miss in any of the four shoot-outs at this year's World Cup . "In Qatar in four years we will do better", Cherchesov said to thousands of fans in the Fan Zone in Moscow . Russia's run to the quarter-finals, which included a shock defeat of Spain in the last round, has been unexpected. Moscow's Nikolskaya Street was full of people chanting, dancing, and hugging into the morning.

Sports Is Ferrari Sabotaging Mercedes in Formula 1?
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Hamilton's next deal - which could be announced in Germany in a fortnight - will see the Briton remain with Mercedes , a team where he has won three of his four world championships, for at least another two years. "But I believe it's nothing more than a racing incident". "Once I was ahead, obviously I could use that advantage to pull out a gap and control the race from there".

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo 'holds talks with Massimiliano Allegri'
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Ronaldo, who is Madrid's all-time leading goalscorer with 450 to his name, has won two La Liga titles, two Copa del Reys and four Champions League crowns during his time with the club. The Belgian winger has made no secret of his appreciation for Zidane, though the Frenchman chose to step down from his role in charge of Real after a third straight Champions League win and was replaced by Julen Lopetegui.

Sports Chelsea prepared to agree double deal with Napoli including Manchester City target
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The Chelsea players had only received word from Antonio Conte's staff this week that they would be returning for a full pre-season training camp starting on Monday. Ross Barkley, Cesc Fabregas, Marcos Alonso and David Luiz were among those pictured alongside Conte on the club's official social media channels on Monday as he led a full session for players not involved at the World Cup in Russian Federation.

Sports Rescuers begin 'challenging' final push to free last five from Thai cave
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A massive global effort involving more than 100 divers and rescue workers brought the first eight boys out through winding and partly-submerged passageways on Sunday and Monday, four a day. Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda had said early Monday that the same divers who took part in Sunday's rescue would return to extricate the others as they know the cave conditions and what to do.

Sports Eight boys rescued from cave in northern Thailand
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The third phase of an operation to rescue four remaining boys and their football coach trapped inside a flooded Thai cave began on Tuesday morning (Jul 10), the head of the rescue mission said . The search and rescue operation has riveted people in Thailand and internationally, with journalists from across the globe traveling to this town along the border with Myanmar to report on the ordeal.

Sports England monitoring Jordan Henderson and Jamie Vardy ahead of World Cup semifinal
Author: 0 England monitoring Jordan Henderson and Jamie Vardy ahead of World Cup semifinal

It proved to be a match too far for the Swedes, who advanced further than they ever did with Ibrahimovic - the team's star for more than a decade - by being compact and hard to break down. 'He [Southgate] has been a big part of that'. After losing 1-0 to Belgium , England really have been in the easier side of the draw and they duly used that to their strengths.

Sports Russian Federation 2018: Croatia Fear England’s Sterling In Semi-Final
Author: 0 Russian Federation 2018: Croatia Fear England’s Sterling In Semi-Final

As the group stage neared its conclusion, Goldman changed its mind to forecast that it would be England facing off against the Brazilians in the final , although Brazil would still triumph. "We do not want to stop, we will try to play our best game". Croatia came from behind in Sochi with Andrej Kramaric cancelling out Denis Cheryshev's opener as the tie ended 1-1 after 90 minutes.

Sports Neymar Breaks His Silence On Brazil’s World Cup Exit
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Croatia will next play England in the semifinals on Wednesday in Moscow. Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Lloris said: "They are an exhaustive team, they know how to do everything". There was another against Sweden, with Maguire heading in a driven corner from Ashley Young in the 30th minute. At 22, Alli became the second-youngest scorer for England at a World Cup behind Michael Owen.

Sports Russian Federation loses to Croatia, and Twitter users Putin their best jokes
Author: 0 Russian Federation loses to Croatia, and Twitter users Putin their best jokes

Russian Federation opened the scoring in the 31minutes through Denis Cheryshev. The victor of this game will play the victor of the Sweden-England game in the semi-finals. In an earlier match against Denmark, a picture of her cheering Croatia from the stands along with other fans has gone viral. After extra time ended with the score level at 2-2, goalkeeper Danijel Subasic was Croatia's penalty hero, denying Fedor Smolov before seeing Mario Fernandes fire wide.

Sports England fans 'dare to dream' after win over Sweden
Author: 0 England fans 'dare to dream' after win over Sweden

I'm not sure he's always believed that. I never expected this at the start of the tournament. And because of that it was no surprise that Maguire was named in an unchanged line up for their crunch quarter final match against Sweden . "But at the end of the day I still think we're good enough. Controlled the game. Fantastic", Tim Banks said. The Galaxy sealed the agreement between the two men, with eyes set to be on them to see if they carry out their respective forfeits.