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    Superstitions putting a spell on players

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:45pm on June 21, 2018

    Some players believe World Cup success is earned through exercise, diet and endless practice drills -- others are convinced it’s a matter of wearing lucky...

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    Australia hold Denmark for 1-1 draw

    Reuters | Updated at 07:58pm on June 21, 2018

    Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark on Thursday and keep their hopes...

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    Messi better than Maradona, says Ramos

    Reuters | Updated at 06:44pm on June 21, 2018

    Spain captain Sergio Ramos has responded to a putdown from Argentina great Diego Maradona by making an unlikely declaration of admiration for Lionel Messi, his...

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    World Cup reporter kissed, harassed on live TV

    Newage desk | Updated at 11:17am on June 21, 2018

    A female journalist reporting at the World Cup in Russia was sexually assaulted live on air and later posted video of the incident on social...

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    Brazil pledges support for Bangladesh football

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on June 20, 2018

    Former Brazilian great Zico is likely to visit Bangladesh after the ongoing Russia World Cup, Brazilian ambassador in Dhaka Joao Tabajara de Oliveira Junior said...

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    Big brands battle it out off the pitch

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 11:32pm on June 20, 2018

    Soccer fans craving a Kit Kat, Snickers or Bounty snack at Russia’s World Cup soccer stadiums need to do a bit of lateral thinking to...

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    Suarez sends Uruguay into last 16

    Reuters . Rostov-On-Don | Updated at 11:16pm on June 20, 2018

    Luis Suarez marked his 100th international cap by sending Uruguay into the last 16 of the World Cup as the striker benefited from some poor...

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    Socceroos scared of Eriksen

    Agence France-Presse . Kazan | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    Captain Mile Jedinak says Australia cannot afford to focus solely on dangerman Christian Eriksen when they face Denmark looking for the win that could save...

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    Pressure on Germany really high: Muller

    Agence France-Presse . Sochi | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    Germany star Thomas Muller says the reigning world champions are feeling the pressure as they prepare for this weekend’s game against Sweden at risk of...

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    France vow to up the ante as rivals flounder

    Agence France-Presse . Yekaterinburg | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory...

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