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FIFA 2018: Japan keen to flaunt attack against Senegal

FIFA 2018: Japan keen to flaunt attack against Senegal Honda, 32, is the top-scoring Asian player in World Cup history after his fourth goal in nine appearances. Paces slowed down in the first 15 minutes of the second half. Meanwhile, Senegal played well against Japan to hold them to a 2-2 draw. "Honestly we are all disappointed, there was a way to win and we did not do it", said Mane, who was only a sporadic danger down Senegal's left. [Full Article...]

Hotel mattress blamed for Marcelo injury

Hotel mattress blamed for Marcelo injury But [the injury] happened because he made a rotation movement and felt uncomfortable after. Brazil travel to Samara on Monday for their round of 16 clash with Mexico and, as of Wednesday night, it was unclear whether Marcelo would return in time. [Full Article...]

Japan slip through to last 16 despite Poland loss

Japan slip through to last 16 despite Poland loss The Japan squad needs a point to secure a spot in the next stage. Japan have progressed through to the last 16 of the World Cup , despite losing to Poland in Thursday's World Cup clash in Volgograd. The Asians need a draw to advance to the knockout rounds after they beat Colombia and drew with Senegal in their opening Group H games, defying low expectations at the start of the tournam... [Full Article...]

Why England and Belgium both want to lose tomorrow's Group G matchup

Why England and Belgium both want to lose tomorrow's Group G matchup We wanted to qualify, we've done that". We're building a team that everyone back home can see are passionate to play for England , want to win every time they go out, and are improving every time. "We're going to face tougher challenges in the next few games and at the moment we can't consider ourselves a top team until we start to beat one of those teams", said Southgate. [Full Article...]

LeBron James texted Kevin Durant about joining the Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James texted Kevin Durant about joining the Los Angeles Lakers CuffsTheLegend also hinted that Paul George would be heading to LA as well, saying the decision to live in either OKC or Los Angeles is an easy one to make. It's been speculated that he will try to recruit a superstar or three to form a super team. This narrows his choice down to two teams according to ESPN's " First Take " co-host Max Kellerman. [Full Article...]

Bike safety: which helmets performed the best, and worst

Bike safety: which helmets performed the best, and worst The research Bike Helmet report assists the user by offering them with ideal business alternatives and allows executing these alternatives effectively into their businesses. The only requirement is that the helmet prevents head impact accelerations over 300 g, a level that is associated with severe brain injury and skull fracture. [Full Article...]

Rooney leaves Everton to join DC United

Rooney leaves Everton to join DC United United club that sits dead last in the MLS standings having picked up just 10 points from 12 matches so far this season. It's a signing that makes sense for Rooney, as he has long spoken about the possibility of playing in MLS, but it makes even more sense for D.C. [Full Article...]

England and Belgium fans get Kaliningrad party started

England and Belgium fans get Kaliningrad party started Gareth Southgate has encouraged more England fans to follow David Beckham's lead and join the World Cup party in Russian Federation. Based on each side's start to the tournament, goals would seem likely in this one with both possessing plenty of in-form attacking players. [Full Article...]

Of The 16 2018 FIFA World Cup Round Of 16 Spots Confirmed!

Playing cleaner was the difference, and Japan will now face the victor of Group G , which will be either Belgium or England , in the round of 16 on Monday at 2 p.m. Japan topped the group going into the final round of games, needing just a point to be assured of a place in the knockout stage for only the second time since 2002, when they were co-hosts. [Full Article...]

IBM and Wimbledon will use Watson AI to edit match highlights

IBM aims to package up highlights from the six main show courts within five to 10 minutes, when an editorial decision can then be made on whether the package can be published. Chatbots have been criticized for providing awkward conversations that don't help customers much, but tech titans like IBM, Microsoft and Google are working to refine chatbot interactions and develop software to handle more ... [Full Article...]

Germany eliminated from World Cup group stage for first time since 1938

Germany needed a little help from Sweden to advance, and got that help, but failed to do what they needed to in order to advance. The team, littered with stars such as Toni Kroos and Mesut Ozil , began by losing to Mexico 1-0 in their first game and only followed that up with a late victor against Sweden in their second. [Full Article...]

Lakers Rumors: DeMarcus Cousins could be pursued as backup plan

As of now, the Cavaliers have their backs against the wall when it comes to LeBron James. Also a native of Southern California, George has always been thought to be eyeing a chance to join the Lakers, but his time spent with Oklahoma City may have given him second thoughts about leaving Russell Westbrook and Co. [Full Article...]

Anger as Senegal eliminated from the World Cup on yellow cards

Colombia have three points while Poland can not advance after losing their first two games. Japan lost their final game of the tournament to already-eliminated Poland, although a late victor for Colombia over Senegal ensured the Asian nation progressed on the basis that they had picked up fewer yellow cards than Senegal over the course of the tournament. [Full Article...]

Sky Sports readers pick their England XI to face Belgium

Anything could happen and you will not want to miss the clash between two of the dark horses at the World Cup . As things stand, Southgate's side have collected two cautions - to Kyle Walker and Ruben Loftus-Cheek - while Martinez's men have three bookings to their name - to Jan Vertonghen , Thomas Meunier and Kevin De Bruyne . [Full Article...]

Borna Coric claims shock victory against Roger Federer in Halle

Borna Coric claims shock victory against Roger Federer in Halle Federer was on a 20-match winning streak on his favoured surface but has been below his best during what was on paper a relatively straightforward run in Halle and lost in his final competitive match before Wimbledon . The Croatian reached his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 semi-final at the BNP Paribas Open and won his first ATP World Tour trophy in April 2017 at the Grand Prix Hassan II. [Full Article...]

Senegal vs. Colombia - Football Match Preview

Senegal vs. Colombia - Football Match Preview The World Cup wunderkind James Rodriguez impressed in match day two, and it will be a tough one because Colombia know that they need to get three points if they want to go to the knockout stages. I'm going for Colombia to turn on their style. James Rodriguez has been involved in 10 goals in seven World Cup appearances for Colombia (6 goals, 4 assists). [Full Article...]

Previewing Day 12 of the FIFA World Cup

Previewing Day 12 of the FIFA World Cup Both teams now have identical goal differences (eight scored, two conceded) and if this game is tied, the group victor will be determined by fair play. Even if they lose, they could still go through on goal difference if Morocco beats Spain . Toni Kroos' dramatic late victor on Saturday kicked Germany's campaign into gear and they can secure their progression to the last 16 if they match... [Full Article...]

Senegal star Mane refuses to fall into Japan 'trap'

Senegal star Mane refuses to fall into Japan 'trap' England's biggest-ever World Cup win, featuring two penalties by Kane then a fortuitous deflection off his heel, also guaranteed Belgium's berth in the next round. Senegal twice led and twice were pegged back by their Japanese counterparts, with Keisuke Honda scoring an equaliser 12 minutes from time to snatch a point. [Full Article...]

Shambolic Germany sent packing after loss to South Korea

Shambolic Germany sent packing after loss to South Korea Outside the South Korean embassy in Mexico City, fans chanted "Corea, hermano, ya eres Mexicano", which translates to " Korea , brother, you're now Mexican". Germany being dumped out meant Sweden and Mexico have made it to the last 16 in Russian Federation. South Korea's Kim Young-gwon scores their first goal. [Full Article...]

Germany out of World Cup 2018

Germany out of World Cup 2018 South Korea's superstar Son Heung-min found the ball in Germany's half and slotted it into their unattended net. The defeat left South Koreans fans in a tizzy. This is the third time in a row the reigning champions have been eliminated in the group stages, after Spain's early exit in 2014 and Italy's departure in 2010. [Full Article...]


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