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Sports Mo Salah scores but Russian Federation thumps Egypt
Author: 0 Mo Salah scores but Russian Federation thumps Egypt

His presence in the starting line-up after sitting out Friday's 1-0 defeat to Uruguay provoked a feverish excitement from the thousands of Egyptian fans that poured into the 65,000-capacity Saint Petersburg stadium to nearly even up the numbers in the stands with the hosts.

Sports England hit ODI record 481 to thrash Australia
Author: 0 England hit ODI record 481 to thrash Australia

With 27 balls still to go, England notched up 450 just after 5pm local time (2am AEDT) in the 46th over of the third ODI at Trent Bridge in Nottingham . Australian bowler Andrew Tye. However, England lost Alex Hales and Eoin Morgan in the fag end of the innings. Eoin Morgan accelerated the scoring rate with his 21-ball fifty, the fastest ever by an Englishman.

Sports Barty faces Konta in Nottingham final
Author: 0 Barty faces Konta in Nottingham final

Barty is 1-1 in finals this year after falling in the Sydney championship match. Barty, who dropped just two service games in the tournament so far, lost nine points on serve during the match and perfectly used her sliced backhand to maintain the edge over the rising Japanese star, the only semifinalist who has never played a grass-court final ( Donna Vekic has played two and Ashleigh Barty and Johanna Konta one each).

Sports LeBron James Will Likely End Up In One of These Cities
Author: 0 LeBron James Will Likely End Up In One of These Cities

Philadelphia 76ers: He would be teaming up with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, which is a similar move to when James went from Miami to Cleveland and traded a pair of aging stars in Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh for younger counterparts in Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love .

Author: 0 Russian Federation beat Egypt 3-1 with goal flurry

Alternatively, Russia knew that a win would see them through to the round of 16 with a game to spare. Much of Egypt's chances will depend on the performance of Salah, and his recovery from injury. Finally, Mourinho concluded that Russia's match against Egypt is crucial as the Uruguay match is a hard one, "The game against Egypt is the crucial match of the group".

Sports Roy ton leaves Australia with big chase
Author: 0 Roy ton leaves Australia with big chase

Roy, dropped by England for last year's Champions Trophy semi-final on this ground, was back at Sophia Gardens less than two weeks later in a Twenty20 global against South Africa. "I wouldn't say being dropped in that Champions Trophy has anything to do with making any hundred feel any better than the next. When I wanted to start expanding my game, unfortunately I got out - but I was still happy".

Sports Viewers Spot What Gareth Southgate Said In Anticipation Of Kane's Goal
Author: 0 Viewers Spot What Gareth Southgate Said In Anticipation Of Kane's Goal

Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul said he didn't feel them because he was "so focused on the team , on the game". The Tottenham star followed up a John Stones header that was initially saved by Tunisian keeper Hassan. "The crucial thing is taking the chances in this tournament. These are not half chances, these are very, very good chances that we should be putting in the back of the net".

Sports Poland vs Senegal: Teranga Lions lift African spirits
Author: 0 Poland vs Senegal: Teranga Lions lift African spirits

Poland need to up the ante to find the equaliser from here. Ranked eighth in the world, this is Poland's eighth appearance at the World Cup , with coach Adam Nawalka's side desperate to improve on the third-place finishes in 1974 and 1982.

Sports Japan tops Colombia 2-1 in latest World Cup surprise
Author: 0 Japan tops Colombia 2-1 in latest World Cup surprise

Opposing them will be the Samurai Blue of Japan , led by a veteran generation that includes the likes of Keisuke Honda , Shinji Kagawa and Shinji Okazaki . Japan wasn't going to be an easy win for Colombia in Group H of the World Cup . So Sanchez's right arm movement sent Japan to the spot. James Rodriguez was forced to make do with a place on the substitutes' bench after suffering from muscle fatigue but Jose Izquierdo was handed a surprise start.

Author: 0 Mohamed Salah fit to play barring last fitness test Egypt say

Salah broke the record for most goals scored in a single 38-game Premier League season last campaign after netting 32, beating Alan Shearer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez's previous record of 31. "I started preparing for the World Cup much earlier". The South Americans have their own injury concern in the form of Brazil top scorer James Rodriguez, with the Bayern Munich midfielder nursing a calf strain.

Sports Colombia face Japan, Poland to meet Senegal — FIFA WC
Author: 0 Colombia face Japan, Poland to meet Senegal — FIFA WC

Colombia are sitting at the 16th spot in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings, while Japan are going into the tournament in a lowly 61st position. Oddsmakers use these numbers and the memory of Colombia's 4-1 win over Japan in the 2014 World Cup to install Los Cafeteros as favorites in this 2018 contest.

Author: 0 Unai Emery asks Arsenal to sign 29-year-old La Liga star

Leno certainly will be an upgrade but his arrival would mean the end of tenure for either Petr Cech or David Ospina. Arsenal new boss Unai Emery see the German shot stopper as the flawless addition to his squad following Cech's inconsistent performances late in the Premier League and uncertainty over David Ospina future with the club.

Sports Things that must happen for a Kawhi Leonard trade
Author: 0 Things that must happen for a Kawhi Leonard trade

The Lakers, Celtics, Sixers, and Clippers were rumored to be the former Finals MVP's likeliest suitors, after he made it known he no longer wanted to be a Spur, per The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor. Right now, Kawhi is considered a top-tier player in the National Basketball Association due to his ability to efficiently produce on both ends of the floor .

Sports Marcus Rashford will be 'major player' at World Cup, says Ashley Young
Author: 0 Marcus Rashford will be 'major player' at World Cup, says Ashley Young

Young added of Rashford, who has netted twice in 17 England appearances: "I think if you look at the goals he has scored on how many different debuts, it just shows in itself he steps up in the big games and he can produce". "I would rather be in the attacking half than defending". Tottenham midfielder Alli reportedly told the veteran Manchester United player to "retire with a zimmer frame" when they squared off in a 1-0 win for Jose Mourinho's side at Old Trafford in October.

Sports Brazil, Switzerland end match in 1-1 draw
Author: 0 Brazil, Switzerland end match in 1-1 draw

Switzerland clearly chose to test Neymar's constitution early on, with their more physical players taking turns to aim a few well-placed but unsubtle kicks at Brazil's No. "We had some good, clean situations but could have been more precise". Follow Al Jazeera's coverage of the World Cup 2018 here . Serbia, with their win over Costa Rica, leads the Group E standings with three points.

Sports Mexico World Cup fans jump with joy, cause small natural disaster
Author: 0 Mexico World Cup fans jump with joy, cause small natural disaster

Germany must now worry about a similar outcome to their title defence and Sunday's defeat was their first opening day World Cup loss since Algeria claimed a shock win in 1982. We had 20 chances, but too many shots were off target. "I have no idea why that was the case with other countries", he said . For the time being, Lozano's focus will be on helping Mexico qualify for the last 16 at the World Cup .

Author: 0 Plane carrying Saudi Arabia World Cup team catches fire mid air

The Saudi Arabian national team's rough start to World Cup continued on Tuesday, as the team's plane caught fire in midair. "The plane landed a few minutes ago at Rostov on Don Airport, and UNOMIG personnel are now safely heading to their residence".

Sports Saudi football team safe after plane engine catches fire at World Cup
Author: 0 Saudi football team safe after plane engine catches fire at World Cup

But those on board were alarmed to see flames spout from the wing due to what was termed a "minor technical malfunction". No injuries were sustained during the incident, which occurred at Russian Airlines Airbus 1319-100. "The whole delegation is well", midfielder Hattan Bahebri said in a video shared on the team's official Twitter page. Saudi Arabia are making their first World Cup appearance since 2006 and are the second-lowest ranked team at the tournament behind hosts Russian ...

Sports Lakers Rumors: Latest on Possible Kawhi Leonard Trade and Draft Plans
Author: 0 Lakers Rumors: Latest on Possible Kawhi Leonard Trade and Draft Plans

The Spurs would more than likely take these offers, as they would be getting back great value for a perennial all-star caliber player, considering how this news shapes the market against the Spurs. If Leonard chooses to leave for L.A.at the end of that season, and James chooses to explore elsewhere, then Cleveland can shift straight into a rebuild.

Sports Why isn't Wayne Rooney at the World Cup?
Author: 0 Why isn't Wayne Rooney at the World Cup?

Take a look through the gallery above to see the best pictures as Jesse Lingard fights with some insects before England's clash with Tunisia . He even turned down invitations from England's manager Gareth Southgate to play in qualifying matches against Malta and Slovakia.

Sports Warner To Play In CPL 2018
Author: 0 Warner To Play In CPL 2018

Despite being on a ban from state and worldwide cricket in Australia due to the ball tampering incident in March, can still can play in domestic tournaments overseas. "David is arguably one of the greatest batsmen of the modern era and a winning player", Stars General Manager Mohammad Khan was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au.

Sports We're not favourites but anything can happen - Panama coach
Author: 0 We're not favourites but anything can happen - Panama coach

The passion exuded from Panama's national anthem sent social media into overdrive. Belgium , who reached the quarter-finals at the previous tournament in Brazil, will next take on Tunisia in Moscow on Saturday while Panama will face another tough challenge in the form of England in Nizhny Novgorod on Sunday.

Sports Mertens magic and Lukaku brace sees Belgium ease past Panama
Author: 0 Mertens magic and Lukaku brace sees Belgium ease past Panama

While the Panama clash does not offer a stern test, a win will help them measure their preparation leading to this game as well as the World Cup . Presently the only concern in the side is with central defender Roman Torres , who is carrying a knock coming into the Belgium game.

Sports Croatia's Kalinic sent home, confirms manager
Author: 0 Croatia's Kalinic sent home, confirms manager

Speaking after Saturday's match, Dalic told reporters his side had finished the 90 minutes without injuries but "with a problem". Kalinic started on the bench for the fourth successive global match but was asked to enter the fray by boss Zlatko Dalic in the closing stages of the Group D clash in Kaliningrad.

Sports Sweden vs. South Korea - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Sweden vs. South Korea - Football Match Report

Sweden , competing at their first World Cup since 2006 after knocking out Italy in the playoffs started the game with real attacking vigour and intent as they looked to start Russian Federation 2018 on the front foot. Swedish coach Janne Andersson apologized to the South Korean team Sunday for an incident in which a Swedish scout was caught looking in on a South Korean practice in Austria .

Sports What's in the bag: US Open victor Brooks Koepka
Author: 0 What's in the bag: US Open victor Brooks Koepka

Koepka now has two major championship wins before his buddy Dustin Johnson , who reclaimed the number one world ranking after a win last week at the FedEx St. Koepka (one-over par overall) beat England's Tommy Fleetwood , who closed with a dazzling 63, by a shot on a day when Shinnecock played a good deal friendlier.