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Tag Archives: FIFA World Cup 2018

France Lift 2nd FIFA World Cup Trophy with 4-2 win over Croatia

(Photo: Getty Images) MOSCOW: France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia´s dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory on Sunday in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades. France led 2-1 at halftime after a Mario Mandzukic own goal ...

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Chinese Authorities Crack Down On Cryptocurrency Gambling

BIEJING: According to a July 12 announcement made by the Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department, the police in the province have launched an extensive enforcement action against illegal gambling organizations. This operation involves 21 security authorities and has, to date, disabled 70 websites, approximately 540 gambling apps, and over 250 ...

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FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia beats England after extra-time

MOSCOW: England fans were left devastated as the nation missed out on a place in the World Cup final. The dream ended for supporters in Moscow and at home as Gareth Southgate’s men lost 2-1 to Croatia in the semi-final after extra time. Millions tuned into the eagerly anticipated match, ...

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France reach World Cup final as Paris erupts

Fans in Paris celebrate France’s victory against Belgium in the World Cup semi-finals © AFP / ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI PARIS: France reached their third World Cup final after overcoming Belgium on Tuesday, sparking scenes of unconfined joy in Paris as tens of thousands of people poured into the streets. In scenes ...

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England beat Sweden to reach FIFA World Cup semis

(AP Photo/Francisco Seco) SAMARA: An impressive England advanced to their first World Cup semi-final for 28 years on Saturday after headers by Harry Maguire and Dele Alli gave them a deserved 2-0 last-eight victory over a disappointing Sweden. Centre back Maguire connected with an Ashley Young corner to score his first ...

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Russia try to keep World Cup dream alive after miracle win

MOSCOW: Russia will try to keep their unlikely dream alive on Saturday when the host nation face Croatia in their first World Cup quarter-final since 1970. It has been an enchanted summer for the world´s largest nation as it hosts the biggest event in sport. Russia´s once-hapless team have suddenly ...

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England through to FIFA World Cup quarter finals

RUSSIA: England is through to the quarterfinals of the World Cup after beating Colombia in a penalty shootout three Lions had gone 12 long years without winning a knockout game at a major tournament but will now face Sweden in Samara on Saturday for a place in the semi-finals. England ...

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Mina winner sends Colombia through, Senegal packing

SAMARA: A powerful header from Barcelona’s Yerry Mina fired Colombia into the last 16 of the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Group H rivals Senegal, who crashed out due to a poorer disciplinary record than Japan. Colombia and Japan will play either England or Belgium, who were playing ...

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Defending champion Germany out of FIFA World Cup 2018

MOSCOW: Germany is out of the World Cup, the fourth defending champion in the last five tournaments to be eliminated in the group stage. The four-time champions lost to South Korea 2-0 on Wednesday, allowing a pair of injury-time goals while knowing a 1-0 victory would have been enough to ...

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Rojo and Messi rescue Argentina from humiliating early exit

SAINT PETERSBURG: Diego Maradona crossed his arms over his chest and pointed to the sky. Lionel Messi had needed just three touches to score but Argentina still took 86 minutes to defeat Nigeria. Marcos was the unlikely match-winner, an emphatic finish of which even his captain would have been proud, to ...

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