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Sportivo 5 things we learned from Japan's eye-catching opening win
Author: 0 5 things we learned from Japan's eye-catching opening win

Japan secured their first World Cup victory on European soil as Yuya Osako's header earned a 2-1 win over 10-man Colombia in Saransk. The Samurai Blue were in complete control for the next 15 minutes and were almost back in front after Osako got a shot away, which Ospina was equal to on this occasion, as he was when Inui curled one towards the top corner.

Sportivo LeBron James looks at schools in Houston
Author: 0 LeBron James looks at schools in Houston

The first question is who should the third star be, and which teams are in a position to trade one? "And let me be clear this doesn't have to do with whether he continues to play in this city or not". The 33-year-old was able to drag his hometown side to the NBA Finals where they faced the Golden State Warriors for the fourth straight year, but failed to make it a competitive series with the defending champions sweeping them last week.

Sportivo Konta gains revenge on Vekic to reach Nottingham final
Author: 0 Konta gains revenge on Vekic to reach Nottingham final

Barty opened with a love hold and quickly went a break up, but Osaka enclosed the best of her reflexes in return to break back in the fifth game, soon leveling from 0-3 to 3-3. Top seed Barty will search for her first singles trophy of the season on Sunday night (AEST) - weather permitting. She was able to get the better of Kurumi Nara , Heather Watson and Dalila Jakupović on her way to setting up this semi-final encounter.

Sportivo Kane disappointed by refereeing decisions despite England win
Author: 0 Kane disappointed by refereeing decisions despite England win

When you look at the replays, the defender has hold of Kane and dragged him down. Hopefully when they watch it back they can get it right for the next game. Even if we'd drawn, we'd have been proud of the performance. A strong performance, marshalled his side well and was strong on corners at both ends.

Sportivo Senegal gets off to a winning start, edges Poland 2-1
Author: 0 Senegal gets off to a winning start, edges Poland 2-1

Senegal who are making only their second World Cup appearance now lead the group ahead of Japan , who beat Colombia 1-0 earlier on Tuesday. "The scale and size of Robert's talent is enormous and it is supported by a lot of hard work", said Nawalka, who has taken his side to eighth in FIFA's world rankings since taking over in 2012.

Sportivo Switzerland contains, draws Brazil 1-1 at World Cup
Author: 0 Switzerland contains, draws Brazil 1-1 at World Cup

Neymar's 10 fouls make him the most fouled World Cup player in 20 years. "No, I am not happy with the result". Switzerland did not hang their heads and knotted the game just five minutes into the second half on a set piece. "You can interpret the penalty in any way but there's no way you can complain", he added. Neymar claims Zuber pushed Miranda before scoring Switzerland's equalizer.

Sportivo Dalic surprised by Croatia's fan turn out
Author: 0 Dalic surprised by Croatia's fan turn out

Despite the contrasting fortunes of their star players, Argentina and Portugal each have a point to show from their opening fixtures, with work to do to qualify for the FIFA World Cup's knockout rounds. Check out the brand new daily JOE World Cup Minipod hosted by Dion Fanning and Paddy McKenna featuring modest Ronaldo, miserable Messi and can England do it? Ronaldo's treble was the 51st in World Cup history and saw him become just the fourth player to score at four different ...

Sportivo Buzz kill: Gnats swarm players during Tunisia v England game
Author: 0 Buzz kill: Gnats swarm players during Tunisia v England game

England fans who watched their team beat Tunisia 2-1 on Monday said they had been on tenterhooks until the stoppage-time winning goal, fearing that their long trip to southern Russian Federation might end in disappointment. "The first game of any tournament is huge", said Kane. "It's a massive boost, a massive bonus, we kept going". I think we have a good opportunity because of the lack of expectation on the team.

Sportivo Lozano on Target as Mexico Stun Defending Champions 1-0
Author: 0 Lozano on Target as Mexico Stun Defending Champions 1-0

Germany showed numerous fault lines that had been there for all to see in recent games, and Mexico had obviously been doing their homework as they exploited them again and again and should have scored more goals. "We will certainly not change our match plan. If we play out our ideas then we have players who are able to deliver", Loew added. Germany , a tournament co-favorite with Brazil , must earn at least four points from the last two group matches to avoid first-round elimination for ...

Sportivo Cavs to Pursue Kawhi Leonard in an Attempt to Keep LeBron James
Author: 0 Cavs to Pursue Kawhi Leonard in an Attempt to Keep LeBron James

One other team dealing with the uncertainty of their star player is Cleveland, and it would take something drastic to ensure LeBron James comes back to the team. Still, it's a smart play by the Lakers. Although it had been brewing for some time, Leonard's reported wish to be dealt away from the San Antonio Spurs has had almost all onlookers feverishly delving into ways in which their team can acquire the two-time Defensive Player of the Year.

Sportivo Belgium outclass Panama in 3-0 win
Author: 0 Belgium outclass Panama in 3-0 win

Roberto Martinez 's side were quick out of the blocks and forced two early saves out of veteran Panama goalkeeper Jaime Penedo , who kept out Yannick Carrasco and Mertens to prevent his side from suffering a nightmare start. But from the moment the Panamanian fans belted out their national anthem, there was a feeling that this might not be the easy ride for Belgium that many had predicted.

Sportivo We're not favourites but anything can happen - Panama coach
Author: 0 We're not favourites but anything can happen - Panama coach

Day 5 of the FIFA World Cup 2018 will see strong contender Belgium and cautious England in action against Panama and Tunisia respectively. The team's key players are at the right age - Thibaut Courtois is 26, Toby Alderweireld is 29, Jan Vertonghen is 31, Kevin de Bruyne is 26, Eden Hazard is 27 and Romelu Lukaku is 25.

Sportivo Croatia Striker Nikola Kalinic Kicked Out Of World Cup Squad
Author: 0 Croatia Striker Nikola Kalinic Kicked Out Of World Cup Squad

Following widespread reports that Dalic had deemed it necessary to send the former Blackburn Rovers and Fiorentina forward home from the tournament as he needed players who were ready and willing to play, Kalinic's exclusion was confirmed by the head coach in a press conference on Monday afternoon.

Sportivo Federer celebrates No.1 crowning with 98th title at Stuttgart Open
Author: 0 Federer celebrates No.1 crowning with 98th title at Stuttgart Open

Federer now goes through to Sunday's final where he will aim for a 98th career title against Canada's Milos Raonic , who won his last title at the 2016 Brisbane International. In a mirror image of the first set, the two players were locked on serve until they were separated by an ultimate tie-breaker. Federer improved to 21-2 on the season after playing in the 24th grass final of his career.

Sportivo Mexico's stunning World Cup goal triggers seismic activity
Author: 0 Mexico's stunning World Cup goal triggers seismic activity

Germany had been shambolic in preparation towards the World Cup. Brimming with confidence ahead of their World Cup Group F opener in Moscow's Luzhniki stadium, Osorio conceded the four-times world champions were tournament favorites but said his team was in with a chance.

Sportivo Ball changed! Sri Lanka refuses to field in protest
Author: 0 Ball changed! Sri Lanka refuses to field in protest

According to ESPNCricinfo , the umpires laid the charge after reviewing footage of the second day's play, and finding evidence pointing to the application of a substance to the ball. "The team management has informed us that Sri Lankan players have not engaged in any wrongdoing", the statement read. It was done to ensure the continuity of the match.

Author: 0 USGA Issue Statement on Ruling for Phil Mickelson's Controversial Stroke

The early results Sunday showed the move was paying off. Rickie Fowler was 5-under through 13 holes and Hideki Matsuyama was 4-under through nine holes. "I don't see how knowing the rules and using them is a manipulation". And I had- you know, it's a fun birthday. Somehow, the USGA decided that Mickelson should NOT be disqualified, but rather only penalized.

Sportivo Bert van Marwijk
Author: 0 Bert van Marwijk "proud but disappointed" after Australia defeat by France

No doubt there were plenty of ifs from a French point of view too, but the reality is Australia contained an attacking unit featuring the world-class talents of Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe and Ousmane Dembele for most of the match. Later on in the half, Paul Pogba's deflected looping shot, which bounced out of the net due to backspin off the crossbar, was awarded thanks to goal-line technology.

Sportivo Spurs' Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio
Author: 0 Spurs' Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio

Leonard is under contract for about $20.1 million next season and has a player's option for $21.3 million the following season. He said the team "definitely has a package to put together". "In fact, the Suns have no interest in dealing the top pick - which likely will be University of Arizona center Deandre Ayton - in exchange for Leonard, who reportedly wants to be traded".

Sportivo Pogba Bags France Winner Vs Australia As Technology Reigns
Author: 0 Pogba Bags France Winner Vs Australia As Technology Reigns

After suffering disappointment on home soil two years ago when Les Bleus were beaten in the final of the European Championship by Portugal, Griezmann wants to go one better this time round. "We're expecting him to get the crowd on their feet". Australia captain Mile Jedinak had briefly equalized from the penalty spot in the 62nd after Samuel Umtiti handled the ball in the area.

Sportivo NBA Draft rumor: Grizzlies are 'seriously considering' Michael Porter Jr
Author: 0 NBA Draft rumor: Grizzlies are 'seriously considering' Michael Porter Jr

Before his college career began, Porter was largely considered the top prospect for the draft but that was before he lost almost his entire freshman season to injuries. Last year, he missed most of the season due to a back injury and averaged 10 points , 6.7 rebounds and one steal. Porter was cleared to play in March and participated in two games for Missouri, shooting 9-for-29 from the field.

Sportivo Iran Have Won Their First World Cup Game In 20 Years
Author: 0 Iran Have Won Their First World Cup Game In 20 Years

He was consoled by teammates, while Iran celebrated. Images of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani were shared on social media on Friday night showing him watching his country's World Cup game against Morocco. "We come here without World Cup preparations". Players get used to their sports equipment, and it's not right to change them a week before such important matches.

Sportivo Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal
Author: 0 Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

The season's first Manchester derby will be at The Etihad on the weekend of Nov 10-11 while Arsenal host Tottenham and Liverpool greet Everton on the weekend of Dec 1-2. The Blues have won our last five encounters against Wolves and Fulham and last two against Cardiff. Chelsea will be pleased with the opening run of fixtures, with only Arsenal and Liverpool featuring from the top six clubs.

Sportivo Winners and losers as Denmark narrowly beat Peru 1-0
Author: 0 Winners and losers as Denmark narrowly beat Peru 1-0

The use of video assistant referees continues to provoke debate, and it was called into use again on Saturday when Peru were awarded a penalty in an incident initially missed by the referee. In the 56th minute, Edison Flores was wrong-footed by Andre Carrillo's tap-pass on the right side of the goal and he rolled a weak shot wide of a largely open net.

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