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Wednesday , April 24 2019

Tag Archives: World Cup

Pakistan’s Ahmed likes underdog label for WC

Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed (left), gestures during a news conference with coach Mickey Arthur in Lahore, Pakistan on April 22. (AP) 15-member squad …

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France eye World Cup final but Belgium have Henry factor

‘There is a big rivalry between us’ SAINT PETERSBURG, July 9, (AFP): World Cup favourites France are targeting the final in Russia two decades after …

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Germany ‘crash out’ of WC as South Korea earn famous win

Sweden power into last 16 with Mexico KAZAN ARENA, Russia, June 27, (AFP): Germany crashed out of the World Cup on Wednesday after a stoppage-time …

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Uruguay punish Russia to top Group A

Suarez grabs second goal of WC SAMARA, Russia, June 25, (RTRS): Uruguay burnished their World Cup credentials with a 3-0 victory over 10-man Russia on …

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‘We were once the size’

There is a saying which is attributed to Dr Mustafa Mahmoud that the greatest achievement made by the underdeveloped countries is that they managed to …

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‘Saudis will play without fear’

Russia reaching top level ahead of opener: coach MOSCOW, June 13, (RTRS): Coach Juan Antonio Pizzi said Saudi Arabia would play without fear on Thursday …

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Germany, Brazil top list of WC favourites

Russia throws off isolation as it gears for tournament MOSCOW, June 6, (AFP): Russia throws opens its doors for the World Cup in a week’s …

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France win as WC hosts Russia struggle continues – Japan lose to Ukraine in warm-up match

SAINT PETERSBURG, March 27, (AFP): Kylian Mbappe scored twice and Paul Pogba netted a brilliant free-kick as France beat World Cup hosts Russia 3-1 in …

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Afghans get hero’s welcome after qualifying for WC – Zimbabwean official banned for 20 years

HARARE, Zimbabwe, March 27, (Agencies): A Zimbabwean official has been banned for 20 years by the International Cricket Council after being found guilty of match-fixing …

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Windies reach WC on DLS method – Scotland knocked out of contention

HARARE, March 21, (AFP): The West Indies snatched a spot at next year’s World Cup by edging to a five-run victory over Scotland on DLS …

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