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PARIS (Reuters) – Crowds of cheering French soccer fans gathered in Paris on Sunday, draped in red, white and blue and singing the Marseillaise, as excitement grew head of the France-Croatia showdown at the World Cup final in Moscow. A day after the nation celebrated Bastille Day – the storming of a prison during the
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Belgium will be acclaimed at celebrations in Brussels on Sunday with thousands expected to hail the team but they will carry mixed feelings about their achievement at the World Cup. Soccer Football – World Cup – Third Place Play Off – Belgium v England – Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia –
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – The World Cup has helped changed people’s view of Russia, FIFA President Gianni Infantino told an audience at an event in Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre on Saturday, standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin. The tournament, which ends on Sunday with the final between France and Croatia at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium, has transformed “the
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Nothing has united the Croatian diaspora more than qualifying for the country’s first World Cup final, with celebrations among ex-pat communities rivaling the excitement felt in Zagreb. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – World Cup – Semi Final – Croatia v England – Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia – July 11, 2018 Croatia’s Sime
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ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) – England manager Gareth Southgate says he hopes to make “as few changes as possible” for Saturday’s World Cup third-place playoff against Belgium. Soccer Football – World Cup – England Training – England Training Camp, Saint Petersburg, Russia – July 13, 2018 England manager Gareth Southgate, assistant manager Steve Holland and striker
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – A-Z review of the 2018 World Cup. The FIFA World Cup Trophy is seen during a welcoming ceremony upon its arrival in Moscow, Russia June 3, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov A – Africa. For the first time since 1982 no African teams made it to the knockout stage. Egypt and Tunisia never got
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Croatia defender Domagoj Vida apologized after his team’s World Cup semi-final victory over England on Wednesday after speaking out in support of Russia’s neighbor and adversary Ukraine. Soccer Football – World Cup – Semi Final – Croatia v England – Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia – July 11, 2018 Croatia’s Domagoj Vida during
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Veteran Gerald Green has signed a contract to remain with the Houston Rockets, the team announced Tuesday. May 7, 2016; Miami, FL, USA; Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) shoots over Miami Heat forward Gerald Green (14) during the first quarter in game three of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at American Airlines
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