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England are the world's number one-ranked 50-over side and the visitors are without many of their high profile players, but Vaughan still believes the series will be "fierce". Australia know they must build bridges across the cricketing world in order to fix reputations and trust. "We've spoken about all of this over the last few months, and we are aware that words are only words", he said.
  • United States, Canada and Mexico to jointly host 2026 World Cup

    United States, Canada and Mexico to jointly host 2026 World Cup

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    The joint bid defeated Morocco's application with 134 of the 200 votes cast at the FIFA Congress in Moscow on Wednesday. He worked to obtain USA government support and helped gain support of federations. For instance, Los Angeles may host the US opener, Dallas is mentioned as a candidate to host the semifinals, while the final match is expected to take place in Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, just outside of New York City.
  • France wonderkid Kylian Mbappe plays down World Cup injury fears

    France wonderkid Kylian Mbappe plays down World Cup injury fears

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    There was no clamour back home for France to patch up its (considerable) differences with Karim Benzema, who was guided to another Champions League title last month by a French-born manager , but is still so far out of the picture under Didier Deschamps that he's not considered.
  • Rashford set to return to England training

    Rashford set to return to England training

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    Four of his Manchester United squad members are in the England squad - Jesse Lingard , Ashley Young , Phil Jones and Marcus Rashford . "I've bounced back now - and while I will be extremely jealous I will be watching Gareth and the lads and hope they do extremely well", he said.
  • Russian lawmaker says no mixed-race sex

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    The head of the Russian parliament's committee for families, women and children Tamara Pletnyova said having the children of non-Russians could lead to broken families. "These children suffer and have suffered, even since Soviet times", she said in comments published by Govorit Moskva . Powar said the World Cup could be an opportunity for Russian Federation to become more open to the world.
  • Wind puts Dustin Johnson to test at U.S. Open

    Wind puts Dustin Johnson to test at U.S. Open

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    His last victory - and last major - was 10 years ago at Torrey Pines. The South African's stunning shot was not only seen by thousands of spectators crowding the green and television viewers, but by former world No 1 and three-time US Open champion Tiger Woods .
  • Russian Federation capped a blowout win with two gorgeous goals

    Russian Federation capped a blowout win with two gorgeous goals

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    Yet given Saudi Arabia's high turnover of coaches, including a previous mid-World Cup sacking, the Argentine-born Pizzi could well be on his way before he gets a chance to try and rectify the situation. The match at the legendary Luzhniki Stadium in the Russian capital has a seating capacity of 80,000 and today's attendance was reported at over 78,000 spectators.
  • Gerard Pique wishes Antoine Griezmann success after Barca snub

    Gerard Pique wishes Antoine Griezmann success after Barca snub

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    Honestly, Pies don't think we can bear the Dawson's Creek-level of tension. Spanish time (3:15 p.m. ET). Barcelona and Spain defender Gerard Pique responded with a tweet soon after the teaser video, joking that he would be eating some popcorn while he watched .
  • Nick Nurse to be Raptors' next coach

    Nick Nurse to be Raptors' next coach

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    Originally hired soon after Masai Ujiri took over as team president and general manager in the summer of 2013, Nurse was put in charge of Toronto's offence, which became one of the best in the National Basketball Association through the work of Casey, Nurse and the rest of the staff.
  • Messi says he does not know much about the Super Eagles

    Messi says he does not know much about the Super Eagles

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    That of lifting football's most coveted prize, the World Cup . Argentina forward Lionel Messi suggests that the South American nation are prepared for a tough set of fixtures during the group stages of the World Cup . Messi, currently, stands on 30 hat-tricks in the league, and it wouldn't be impossible for the little magician to score five or more hat-tricks in a season to better Ronaldo's record.
  • Achilles The Psychic Cat Correctly Predicts Winner Of First World Cup Game

    Achilles The Psychic Cat Correctly Predicts Winner Of First World Cup Game

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    Artem Dzyuba was also on target a minute after coming on as a 70th-minute substitute and Aleksandr Golovin completed a memorable day by smashing in a free kick with the last action of the game. At present, all ten matches are scheduled for Saturday, August 11th, although a selection of these will, of course, change if they are picked for TV coverage.
  • Conor McGregor due in NY court on Thursday

    Conor McGregor due in NY court on Thursday

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    Speaking outside the court, McGregor said: "I regret my actions that led me here today". I don't know what Conor and his team have worked on. The UFC star faced charges of criminal mischief, misdemeanour assault and menacing and reckless endangerment after he and some associates stormed a UFC event in New York City.
  • Afghanistan fight back as India reach 347-6 in historic Test

    Afghanistan fight back as India reach 347-6 in historic Test

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    However, Sunil Gavaskar wasn't happy with the careless shot of Dhawan after the lunch session. However, it should also be noted that Dhawan scored his runs with the same aggressive approach in the first session. Two balls later, Lokesh Rahul, promoted to number three ahead of Cheteshwar Pujara, chopped an innocuous Ahmadzai delivery onto his stumps to depart after a fluent 54.Leading the Indian side in the absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli, who is recovering from a neck injury, Rahane ...
  • Roland Garros final day recap: Rafael Nadal's dynasty

    Roland Garros final day recap: Rafael Nadal's dynasty

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    The Spaniard now inches closer to Roger Federer's all-time record of 20 Grand Slam titles. The Austrian is one of just three players to down Nadal on clay at least three times . Thiem, mixing heavy topspin and flat groundstrokes and angling balls across the sidelines, saved a break point at 1-2 and two more at 2-3 and there were signs that Nadal was struggling with his timing - over-cooking several forehands.
  • City to begin title defence against Emery's Arsenal

    City to begin title defence against Emery's Arsenal

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    Please note that all fixtures are subject to change for the purposes of television coverage or due to participation in European competition . Liverpool face Manchester City on 26 July in the United States, then face Manchester United two days later.