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Hamilton roars to record GP pole

Lewis Hamilton roared to a record-breaking sixth British Grand Prix pole on Saturday and then cheered on England’s World Cup quarter-final win in Russia.

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FIFA World Cup: From cheers to tears

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AFP) – Belgium produced one of the great World Cup comebacks on Monday to beat Japan, 3-2, and set up an attractive-looking quarterfinal clash against Neymar’s Brazil.

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Football has new kids on the block

MOSCOW (AFP) – Step aside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronal­do… there is a new group of kids on the block ready to seize the limelight and form the next gen­eration of global megastars.

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Ronaldo, Messi are gone

France, Uruguay storm into Last 8 SOCHI, Russia (AFP) – Cris­tiano Ronaldo saw his World Cup dreams slip away once again on Saturday but gave no hint as to whether he plans to continue playing for Portugal.

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FIFA World Cup: Russia seeks miracle

MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia’s last World Cup game against Uruguay brought the overachievers down to earth with a thud. Their next one against Spain might just send them over the moon.

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FIFA World Cup: ‘Historic disgrace’

BERLIN (AFP) – From chants of “goodbye” to stunned silence, Germany fans reacted with dismay to their defending champions’ humiliating World Cup exit Wednesday after a first-round loss commentators called a “historic disgrace”. “Our World Cup nightmare has come true,” screamed the Bild daily. Even before the final whistle blew in Russia’s Kazan Arena, supporters […]

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