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Cameroon v Chile 22 June 2017 — FIFA Confederations Report

If either side deserved to win it was Cameroon . Australia play Chile in Moscow on Sunday and Cameroon face off against Germany at the same time in Sochi in their final pool matches. "We're playing against the world's best and we haven't sat back for a moment", he said. Australia struggled to clear a succession of corners. This time though, I believe he thanked God for it as this time after the referee had counted his goal as being offside guess who came to his aid? At the ... Read More »

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in F1 crash row

Vettel was given a 10-second stop-go penalty for unsafe driving after swiping into the side of Hamilton's Mercedes prior to the second restart on lap 18, with that contact occurring immediately after the German had run lightly into the back of his title rival. Read More »

LaVar Ball in talks to appear on Monday Night Raw

If you're looking for someone to blame for LaVar's endless boasting, maybe you need to look at an older member of the family tree. LaVar Ball is a highly charismatic figure. WWE would give him the platform to say what he wants, and the move would draw additional media attention to the company as it heads into the Great Balls of Fire pay-per-view on July 9. Read More »

Germany and Chile into semi-finals — FIFA Confederations Cup

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Nicolas Ngamelu and Cameroon veteran forward Vincent Aboubakar each went close, but Cameroon's resurgence was stopped in its tracks as they were reduced to ten men in controversial circumstances. We've made it hard for ourselves but nothing changes for us, we try to win every game we play, regardless of the opposition and the circumstances. "They're under pressure. Read More »

Coyotes trade DeAngelo, Dauphin

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Chicago - The Arizona Coyotes acquired Niklas Hjalmarsson in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, adding a dependable defenseman during a time of turmoil for the franchise. DeAngelo, 21, was traded to Arizona past year. "Our organization has been searching for a true number one center for over a decade and we are confident that he can be that for us". Read More »

Lopez the comeback king at Queen's

Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez battled back to defeat Marin Cilic and secure his maiden Aegon Championships title at Queen's Club on Sunday. Cilic became the first player to break Muller in the tournament despite a barrage of 22 aces from the world number 26 and hammered down 20 aces of his own to return to the final of the Wimbledon warm-up event for the first time since 2013. Read More »

Rio 'dreaming' of Ronaldo's 'fairy tale' United return

It remains hard to believe Ronaldo will be allowed to leave Real Madrid this summer, but a move to Paris may well be more likely that a return to Manchester if the improbable comes to pass. Ronaldo and Real Madrid have since not made any official announcement regarding his future. Another reason why Ronaldo wants Florentino Perez to sign his Portuguese teammate is that he feels he will offer something special to the club. Read More »

Justin Marshall: Lions showed their big weapon in win over Crusaders

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Time and time again those in red put their bodies on the line. "We needed to win", Gatland said after his side upped their performance to test-level intensity to beat the seven-times Super Rugby champions. "We're still waiting on a report back on Stuart Hogg, so we'll get that later this afternoon", said defence coach Andy Farrell today. "I can see it in him, he is not just happy to be here, he is another one who really wants a Test place". Read More »

Jordan Spieth maintains lead in Travelers Championship

Troy Merritt finished his second round with a 2-under 68, piggy-backing on his 5-under 65 after Thursday's first round. Weekley, 43, fired a 65 and was tied for the lead late in the round thanks to also birdieing three of his last four holes. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5m tax fraud in Spain

Ronaldo took legal advantage of what is known in Spain as "the Beckham law" - which allows foreign sport stars to pay 24.75% income tax rather than the 48% applied to Spanish nationals. Now Real Madrid , who according to El Confidencial rang newspapers to ensure that Ronaldo was not pictured in a Los Blancos shirt for splashes over the allegations, have released a statement . Read More »

Germany, Chile look to book semi-final berths in FIFA Confederations Cup

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Tough-tackling Cameroon midfielder Arnaud Djoum is relishing pitting his wits against Germany star Julian Draxler when the sides meet in the Confederations Cup on Sunday. The first and last time the two national teams met head-to-head on the field were during the FIFA World Cups of 1974 and 2014, respectively. Elsewhere, in #Group B, Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez became Chile's all time goalscorer with his thirty-eighth global goal in Thursday's draw with Germany . Read More »

Germany hope Liverpool's Emre Can fit for Cameroon

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Germany's defender Matthias Ginter (L) vies with Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez during the 2017 Confederations Cup group B football match between Germany and Chile at the Kazan Arena Stadium in Kazan on June 22, 2017. Ter Stegen prevented Cameroon going in front, with the goalkeeper's one-handed save stopping Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa's hooked shot across goal at the end of a nervy first-half for the Germans. Read More »

Gatland concerned by targeting of Lions scrum-half Murray

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Lions coach Warren Gatland says at least one All Black "dived blindly" at Conor Murray when attempting a chargedown, putting the halfback at risk of injury. In an outside back reshuffle, Tommy Seymour takes his spot at No 14 while George North , who hasn't played since the win over New Zealand Maori and looked set for a test berth, will play left wing. Read More »

S. Korean President calls for N. Korean Olympic participation

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Trump had tried to convince the Chinese, North Korea's major ally, to help rein in the regime's nuclear and missile program. North Korean restaurants in eastern China's Shandong province are folding amid a downturn in business from South Korean and Chinese customers, who sources say are avoiding the eating establishments due to ongoing political tensions in the region. Read More »

Jordan Spieth grabs Round 3 lead with late birdie — Travelers Championship

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World number four Jason Day of Australia missed the cut, firing four bogeys and four birdies for a 70 to stand on 142. He's one of the most humble kids out here that play with us right now. "Got my feet wet and holed a second shot into 13". But he slipped during the swing and the ball went just 63 yards and farther right. "When it came down on the flagstick and it landed, I thought it was going to go in". Read More »

Black Ferns Sevens on top in World Series

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Player of the final Tyla Nathan-Wong's reflecting on a near-perfect season where they incredibly only lost one match in six tournaments. The Telecom Fijiana have secured their highest ever finish in the 2016/2017 Women's World Sevens Series after the Clermont 7s. Read More »

South Korea Tests Missile Capable of Reaching North Korea

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Those comments, made during an interview with Reuters , seemed to overlook the deployment of 700,000 North Korean soldiers just above the demilitarized zone, which would make any war with the North devastating to the South. role on the peninsula into question. " North Korea is a totalitarian state sponsor of terror run by a madman willing to do anything to keep his power, including the brutal subjugation of his own people and the imprisonment and torture of foreigners - including ... Read More »

Stunning Origin loss for Blues

And the newcomers - Coen Hess, Tim Glasby, Val Holmes, Jarrod Wallace - will immediately be added to the conversation. Valentine Holmes, 3. Will Chambers, 4. Brett Morris was also strong. "But that guy is a champion player and he made a very poor decision". In a game where possession was split 50-50, NSW won the yardage game by 1,815 metres to 1,663 and crucially, won the post-contact metres 611 to 522. Read More »

Rivals Hamilton, Vettel clash as Ricciardo wins chaotic race

Then, the 29-year-old German, furiously gesticulating with both hands, pulled alongside his rival, before inexplicably ramming into the side of Hamilton's Mercedes . "I am just lost for words", he said. I guess it was the running into the back of him, but we are all grown ups we are men, emotions are running high. Read More »

O'Mahony To Lead Lions Against Maori All Blacks

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News that the Saracens out-half suffered a Grade I strain to his quadricepsore this week has come as a hammer-blow to the Lions' chances of success in the Test series and Warren Gatland will be praying that the Ireland star rediscovers his form against the Maori All Blacks on Saturday to provide some solace to the squad. Read More »

Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead

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But he pitched in to pick up his first shot of the day , and he added another with a sublime approach to inside three feet at the next before he gave a stroke back at the ninth after pulling his drive into a fairway bunker which left him unable to hit the green in two. Read More »

Five Players Want CR7 To Leave Real

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On Wednesday, Messi's Argentina teammate Angel Di Maria agreed to a deal with Spain's state prosecutor in which the former Real Madrid forward admitted to two counts of tax fraud of nearly 1.3 million euros ($1.4 million) in exchange for a lighter sentence. Read More »