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Oscar Tabarez was quick to shrug off suggestions Uruguay played like World Cup contenders in their 3-0 defeat of Russian Federation on Monday. However, Russia is in first place due to its superior goal differential over second-placed Uruguay and the World Cup host needs just a draw to win Group A .
  • Peru look to exit World Cup with a win against Australia

    Peru look to exit World Cup with a win against Australia

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    Australia has qualified for the knockout stage of the World Cup only once and its chances of making a second trip to the round of 16 are slim. Including both metro and regional reach, 3.2 million Australians saw the green and gold forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with the Danish on SBS.
  • Serena Williams seeded 25th for Wimbledon

    Serena Williams seeded 25th for Wimbledon

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    With a seed, Williams is protected from facing an elite player in the early rounds. The U.S. Tennis Association says it does intend to seed Williams for the U.S. The draw will be selected Friday, and the tournament starts Monday. As the 25th seed, Williams will face one of the top eight seeds if she makes it to the third round.
  • South Korea v Germany

    South Korea v Germany

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    Brazil and Germany need results today to book their place in the next round after Argentina shone late last night to advance. Both Group F games can be seen Wednesday at 9am et/6am pt, South Korea and Germany can be found across the TSN Network, while Mexico will battle Sweden on TSN2.
  • Lewis Hamilton - It's great to be back

    Lewis Hamilton - It's great to be back

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    Bottas credited the upgrade with the gains on the track. "I was struggling a bit with front grip which didn't make it easy, but we still qualified in fourth", said Verstappen. The track mostly dried out in time for qualifying, but a light drizzle returned midway through the hour-long session. He told his team over the radio he was unharmed.
  • NBA Ben Simmons wins rookie of the year Philadelphia 76ers

    NBA Ben Simmons wins rookie of the year Philadelphia 76ers

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    The award has previously been won by the likes of Kyrie Irving , Damian Lillard , Blake Griffin , Kevin Durant , LeBron James , Chris Paul , Vince Carter , Allen Iverson , Shaquille O'Neal, Larry Bird , David Robinson , Patrick Ewing , and Michael Jordan .
  • Denmark-France stalemate 'worst World Cup game ever'

    Denmark-France stalemate 'worst World Cup game ever'

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    However, losses in Peru's first two Group C games to France and Denmark doomed the South Americans to an early exit from Russian Federation. But Rogic, playing in his first World Cup , believes the national team can take a lot from the experience and has improved.
  • Belgium, Germany, Mexico take field

    Belgium, Germany, Mexico take field

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    But Marco Reus drew the world champions level early in the second half and a last-gasp victor from the boot of Toni Kroos brought the Germans the win they desperately needed in the most dramatic fashion. Centre-back Victor Lindelof returns to an otherwise unchanged Sweden side following his recovery from an illness that kept him out of their opening 1-0 win over South Korea.
  • LA Clippers trade Austin Rivers to Washington Wizards for Marcin Gortat

    LA Clippers trade Austin Rivers to Washington Wizards for Marcin Gortat

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    Rivers, the son of Clippers coach Doc Rivers , is coming off a career year after taking over as the team's primary point guard following the trade of Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets. Past year he averaged 8.4 points and 7.6 rebounds in 25.3 minutes per game. Others believe that the trade was a result of Gortat's mini-feud with the rest of the Wizards .
  • Hamilton on pole in France with Vettel third

    Hamilton on pole in France with Vettel third

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    It did nothing to slow him and as soon as Bottas had gone fastest, Hamilton cut his time by half a second with a scorching lap. "It is hard to get the right balance", he said. "You can see how close it is between us all". Honestly, it is not acceptable. Mercedes wanted Hamilton's future to be resolved before March's opening race in Australia, but they will head towards the midway stage of the season with two vacant seats for 2019.
  • NBA Awards: James Harden Named MVP, Complete List Of Winners

    NBA Awards: James Harden Named MVP, Complete List Of Winners

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    However, Harden and the Rockets would also fall to eventual champion Golden State in a grueling 7-game series in the Western Conference Finals. Houston Rockets point guard James Harden thanked his mother for being his "backbone" as he was crowned Most Valuable Player at the 2018 NBA Awards .
  • Jays closer Osuna suspended 'without pay' for 75 games

    Jays closer Osuna suspended 'without pay' for 75 games

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    It is expected that Osuna will take part in a confidential as well as comprehensive treatment and evaluation program that a joint policy board of the players' association and the Major League Baseball will supervise. Osuna will also participate in a "confidential and comprehensive evaluation and treatment program supervised by the Joint Policy Board" that oversees the program.
  • South Korea without Ki for Germany showdown

    South Korea without Ki for Germany showdown

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    Germany knows that they just need to better Sweden's result against Mexico , but it may not be quite so simple as a Sweden and Germany win would tie the top three sides in the group on six points. Low summoned an example from Brazil, four years ago, when his team won the trophy. "We do not tolerate a player being subjected to threats or abuse", Sjostrand said in a statement.
  • Ahmed Musa sets TWO World Cup records as Nigeria beat Iceland

    Ahmed Musa sets TWO World Cup records as Nigeria beat Iceland

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    Gylfi Sigurðsson missed the opportunity to narrow the arrears for Iceland in the 82nd minute, blazing a penalty over Deportivo de La Coruña goalkeeper Francis Uzoho's crossbar. They are certainly a side with the talent to make waves in the competition, but their recent results have ranged from disastrous to excellent. Yet they faded and were distinctly second best after the interval.
  • Croatia reserves end Iceland's World Cup run

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    We can look at each other in the eye and say we can carry our heads high. Rakitic came close with a free-kick and Kramaric shot just wide from inside the box before Perisic scored the victor in the 90th minute with a left-foot shot past the Iceland keeper.
  • Romelu Lukaku misses Belgium training ahead of England game

    Romelu Lukaku misses Belgium training ahead of England game

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    If he ends up notching the victor against England on Thursday evening though, it will be fair to assume United's media team will probably not be so forthcoming with their praise. "We have to wait for his ankle to be less swollen and keep our fingers crossed". "We're looking to do well and make ourselves stronger as a squad against England ".
  • Blow for Socceroos as France stars rested for Denmark match

    Blow for Socceroos as France stars rested for Denmark match

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    The Socceroos needed to beat Peru to stand any chance of progressing to the round of 16, but goals from Andre Carrillo and Paolo Guerrero saw the South Americans collect all three points. Argentina's first goal came from Messi in the 14th minute. "We've done what we need", he said. "This team has really improved from the day I started working with them, and we became better and better and only at the World Cup you could see that for this team, it's hard to make the difference in ...