Lionel Messi magic reignites Argentina; France reaches last 16

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Lionel Messi reignited Argentina’s World Cup challenge with a superb goal in a 2-0 win over Mexico on Saturday as Kylian Mbappe’s double fired...

Richarlison double gives Brazil World Cup win over Serbia

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Doha (AFP) – A second-half brace by Richarlison, including a stunning overhead scissor kick, gave tournament favourites Brazil a 2-0 win over Serbia in...

Chamika Karunaratne gets one-year suspended cricket ban

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Sri Lanka cricketer Chamika Karunaratne has pledged guilty for all charges levelled against him over the alleged breaching of several clauses in the Player...

Sports Min. calls for report on exclusion of Chamika from national team

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Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe has directed the ministerial officials to call for a report from selectors as to why Chamika Karunaratne was not included...

France beat Australia 4-1 in opener as Giroud equals scoring record

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France started their World Cup title defence in style with a 4-1 comeback win against Australia on Tuesday, with Olivier Giroud scoring two goals...

Saudi Arabia jubilant after World Cup win over Argentina, declares public holiday

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Saudi Arabia has said Wednesday will be a national holiday as on the Jeddah Corniche by the Red Sea, in the heart of the...

Saudi Arabia defeats Argentina in shock World Cup upset

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Saudi Arabia defeated footballing giants Argentina during the pair’s first match at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar on Tuesday, in an upset that...

World Cup 2006: Tournament that saw the last of Zidane, Ronaldo

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Zidane’s walk off the pitch in the final after being shown a red card was his last in French colours. Host: Germany Teams: 32 Format: Group stage, knockouts Matches: 64 Goals: 147 Winners: Italy Runners-up: France Golden boot: Miroslav...

Australia’s David Warner considers Test retirement after next year’s Ashes

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Australia opener David Warner has hinted he will quit test cricket after next year’s Ashes series in England but plans to continue playing white-ball...

England beat Pakistan to win T20 World Cup

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England are T20 World Champions for the second time after Ben Stokes steered them to a six-wicket victory over Pakistan in the final at...