Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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Film-making a ‘passion’ for Iceland’s goalkeeping hero

While Iceland's World Cup coach is famously a dentist, and its squad has a boardgame publisher and a wine importer in its ranks, goalkeeper-filmmaker...
England Australia Sam Curran Craig Overton

England call up Curran and Overton for final two Australia ODIs

"Both players will travel to Chester-le-Street today and will be available for selection on Thursday at Emirates Riverside and the final match of the series at Emirates Old Trafford on Sunday, providing additional fast-bowling options," it added.
Lionel Messi Argentina World Cup Paulo Dybala

Argentina are rallying around captain Lionel Messi

"We are all with him, he knows that he can count on the support of all of us more than ever," said Argentina striker Paulo Dybala.
Dinesh Chandimal Sri Lanka West Indies

Dinesh Chandimal banned for ball tampering

"It is clear that Dinesh Chandimal applied an artificial substance to the ball, namely saliva containing the residue of something he had in his mouth, an action which is prohibited under the ICC Code of Conduct," said match referee Javagal Srinath after the judgement.
Cristiano Ronaldo Spain Portugal Iran Morocco

In-form Ronaldo looms for Morocco, Spain face Iran

Spain head to Kazan to face Iran still counting the cost of a chaotic run-up to the tournament during which Julen Lopetegui was sensationally sacked just two days before they opened their campaign.
Russia Egypt World Cup Mohamed Salah

Russia on brink of knockout stage after win over Egypt

A three-goal blitz in the space of 15 minutes early in the second half put the Russians firmly in command before Egypt’s Mohamed Salah, who had a subdued game on his return from injury, struck from a penalty, awarded after a video review.

Japan put party on hold after making World Cup history

Japan coach Akira Nishino joked about organising a parade through Saransk to celebrate a slice of World Cup history on Tuesday after his side...

Mohamed Salah in starting line-up for Egypt v Russia: team

Mohamed Salah is in Egypt's starting line-up for their World Cup match against Russia on Tuesday, the African team announced on their official Twitter...

Sri Lanka skipper Chandimal charged over ball-tampering

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal was charged by the ICC on Sunday over ball-tampering in the second Test against the West Indies in St...

Zone for minority fans at Russia World Cup forced to move

A space for gay and ethnic minority football fans in Saint Petersburg during the World Cup was forced to relocate at the last minute...

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