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Russian World Cup fairy tale ignites belief among future generations

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia: Like any football-mad kid, Maksim has been struck by major World Cup fever: He’s watched all the games, has supported – and been disappointed by – his favourite team Spain, and cheered at the sight of idols Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi gracing the grass right here in his home country of Russia. Yet something has also changed ...

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Russian World Cup fairy tale ignites belief among future generations

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia: Like any football-mad kid, Maksim has been struck by major World Cup fever: He’s watched all the games, has supported – and been disappointed by – his favourite team Spain, and cheered at the sight of idols Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi gracing the grass right here in his home country of Russia. Yet something has also changed ...

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World Cup 2018: Fifa investigates England chants during Croatia defeat

England had their biggest following of the World Cup against Croatia in Moscow Chants of a “possible discriminatory” nature by England fans during their World Cup semi-final defeat by Croatia, are being investigated by Fifa. It relates to the chanting of “no surrender” by England fans and other potentially discriminatory songs. “We can confirm that a report has been f… ...

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Aussies ready to take on world

Queenslander Kirsty Hodgkins has been in good form for the University of Colorado this summer. Picture: cubuffs.com If form is a guide, Australia will field two teams capable of again going deep at the upcoming World Amateur Teams Championships. Golf Australia high performance director Brad Ja… Golf Australia – News Headlines

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Top goals from the World Cup so far

Germany’s midfielder Toni Kroos controls the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Sweden at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 23, 2018. The Football World Cup has been a rollercoaster ride to say the least. From one of the favourites; Germany, crashing out, to England on the verge of creating history, ...

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World Cup 2018: France reach final after 1-0 win over Belgium

Highlights: France 1-0 Belgium France will face England or Croatia in the World Cup final after edging past European neighbours Belgium in the semi-final in St Petersburg. Defender Samuel Umtiti scored the winning goal for the 1998 champions in the second half with a towering header from Antoine Griezmann’s corner. Didier Deschamps’ side were o… BBC Sport – Sport

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