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Hours earlier, around 2.31am, Leiato's friend Pedro Chavarin Jr. had been involved in single-vehicle rollover crash near the area where the body was discovered. He was arrested in April on charges of theft, criminal trespassing and criminal mischief. In that incident, Leiato was accused of damaging and removing a parking boot from his vehicle.
  • Mystery over empty seats at World Cup game between Uruguay and Egypt

    Mystery over empty seats at World Cup game between Uruguay and Egypt

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    As Egypt and Uruguay kicked off Friday's action, the eye was immediately drawn to the hundreds of empty, orange seats spread around the Ekaterinburg Arena. A shoulder injury, however, following a tangle with Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos during the Uefa Champions League final in Kiev on May 25 nearly ended his World Cup campaign.
  • Team India wins hearts with this sporting gesture

    Team India wins hearts with this sporting gesture

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    Following on in the second innings, Afghanistan were bowled out for a paltry 103 runs. "We hadn't played a Test match before this and we've learnt a lot", he said. Afghanistan's captain Asghar Stanikzai was disappointed at the result, but said lots of lessons will be learnt from a hard debut and thanked the fans for their support.
  • Sri Lanka captain charged with ball-tampering

    Sri Lanka captain charged with ball-tampering

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    The global governing body tweeted the news, detailing that the captain was in breach of Level 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct for 'changing the condition of the ball - the same charge leveled at Australia batter Cameron Bancroft during the infamous Cape Town Test in March.
  • Iceland Player Went From Working In Factory To Playing In World Cup

    Iceland Player Went From Working In Factory To Playing In World Cup

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    He pointed out that before the 1994 World Cup , the United States proposed splitting games into four quarters to allow for more air-time for commercials. It was a finish worthy of Argentina great Diego Maradona , who was watching in the VIP section at Spartak Stadium. "We were very slow on the ball", Sampaoli said.
  • Denmark blanks Peru courtesy of an terrible penalty kick

    Denmark blanks Peru courtesy of an terrible penalty kick

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    Peru , who left out all-time top-scorer Paolo Guerrero from their starting lineup, were awarded a penalty after consultation with the video assistant referee for Poulsen's foul. Yet Cueva struck an very bad penalty, leaving the red-and-white clad Peru fans distraught. However, Cueva wasted the chance, stuttering on his run-up and then blazing his effort about three yards over the crossbar despite sending Schmeichel the wrong way.
  • Terror scare in Moscow as cabbie mows down Red Square soccer fans

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    The Mexican Embassy in Moscow said on Twitter that two Mexican citizens were among the injured. A witness at the scene told Reuters news agency that some of the people hit were wearing Mexico team colours. Moscow Police have launched criminal investigation into a suspected violation of the traffic code. The country is now hosting the World Cup, which kicked off in the Russian capital on Thursday at the Luzhniki Stadium, while the Otkrytie Arena in Moscow played host to Argentina's ...
  • What cities, venues could host North America's 2026 World Cup?

    What cities, venues could host North America's 2026 World Cup?

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    Speaking at the FIFA Congress in Moscow one day before the start of the World Cup, Infantino said he would present his candidacy for elections taking place in Paris in June 2019. "Canada, Mexico, and the United States are ready to welcome the world to North America and serve as stewards of the largest FIFA World CupTM in history".
  • Dustin Johnson takes commanding lead at US Open, Tiger Woods misses cut

    Dustin Johnson takes commanding lead at US Open, Tiger Woods misses cut

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    The big names who missed this week's cut will bounce back. "I felt like I hit a lot of great shots out there today". Woods found the fairway 71 percent of the time and found the green in regulation 44 percent. Michelson later exclaimed that he was exhausted of "going back and forth" and re-hitting the same putt, so chose to just stop the ball and take the penalty.
  • Phil Mickelson Hits Moving Ball Out of Frustration at U.S. Open

    Phil Mickelson Hits Moving Ball Out of Frustration at U.S. Open

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    Rain came in heavy at times, but Johnson didn't flinch. "For most of the day, I just didn't putt well". The US Open is supposed to be the ultimate test of a player's game and mind, and no wonder chief organiser Mike Davis couldn't disguise his delight at seeing the pair doing so well.
  • Michael Porter Jr. cancels workout, may still allow medical evaluations

    Michael Porter Jr. cancels workout, may still allow medical evaluations

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    In each of those games, Porter showed flashes of what made him one of the top recruits and National Basketball Association prospects in the nation, but he lacked explosiveness and conditioning, general marks of a long layoff. The Chicago Bulls have the seventh pick while the Knicks have to ninth pick. While he did make a comeback for the end of Mizzou's season, Porter appears to be hindered by injuries yet again.
  • Host Russia Crushes Saudi Arabia in Opening Game

    Host Russia Crushes Saudi Arabia in Opening Game

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    The World Cup has always been a stage for the best of the best to showcase their skills, but more than that, it has given clubs a chance to scout what they may be buying. Russian fans show their support ahead of the group A match against Saudi Arabia. Villareal's Denis Cheryshev scored twice while Yury Gazinsky, Artem Dzyuba, Denis and Aleksandr Golovin also got themselves on to the scoresheet.
  • India's Modi hopes historic cricket match will boost ties with Afghanistan

    India's Modi hopes historic cricket match will boost ties with Afghanistan

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    India´s Shikhar Dhawan and fellow centurion Murali Vijay raised 168 runs for the opening stand to vindicate the decision to bat as the hosts cruised to 280 for one after thoroughly dominating the first two sessions. "We will try to play good cricket". It is not often that Rahane shows as much intensity, but the responsibility of captaincy in a Test match of such magnitude, he's bound to want a win at any cost.
  • Record-breaking Amelia Kerr leads New Zealand White Ferns to clean sweep

    Record-breaking Amelia Kerr leads New Zealand White Ferns to clean sweep

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    She had no idea which records were tumbling as she peppered the Clontarf Cricket Club boundary with 31 fours and two sixes. Kerr's 232 is the third-highest individual score in ODIs behind Rohit Sharma's 264 and Martin Guptill's 237. "I was thinking, 'Will she get the record?'" Tiffen said of the moment. She raced to her century off 77 balls, notched up 150 off 102 balls and had her double ton in the bag off 134 balls, helping New Zealand to a monstrous total of 3/440 off their 50 overs.
  • Guerrero at the double as Peru smash Saudi Arabia

    Guerrero at the double as Peru smash Saudi Arabia

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    Paolo Guerrero, who won a last-ditch legal appeal to play at the World Cup despite being suspended for doping, or his nimble, powerful wing man, Lokomotiv Moscow's Jefferson Farfan, once of PSV and Schalke. Guerrero's dream of playing in his first World Cup appeared to have been wrecked last month when an original six-month ban was increased to 14 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
  • Ronaldo nets hat trick for Portugal in thrilling draw with Spain

    Ronaldo nets hat trick for Portugal in thrilling draw with Spain

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    Just when the game seemed to be settling into a Spain-controlled lull, Ronaldo earned a free kick on the edge of the area, before powering a curling free kick into the top corner, with de Gea helplessly stretching, but nowhere near. The way the team came back was excellent with the goals. Hierro has a choice of Diego Costa , Rodrigo and Iago Aspas , with the former's experience at the highest level perhaps putting him in pole position.