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French win 2018 World Cup with 4-2 triumph over Croatia


France won the 2018 World Cup after defeating Croatia 4-2 in the final played in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday.

Federer, Serena in Wimbledon master class

Roger Federer extended his flawless winning streak at Wimbledon to 26 consecutive sets as the defending champion crushed Lukas Lacko, while Serena Williams powered to her 16th successive win in Wednesday's second-round action.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/5 21:43:41

Martial artists meet before their fight in Guangzhou

Fighters competing in “ONE: Battle for the Heavens” MMA event, to be held in Guangzhou Tianhe Gymnasium on July 7, meet their rivals before the competition in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province on July 4. Photos: Cui Meng/GT
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 23:45:17

UCI chief calls for 'safe' Tour de France for Froome

The head of world cycling, ­David Lappartient, on Wednesday urged the public to ensure British rider Chris Froome has a "safe" Tour de France.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/4 22:48:44

Boullier resigns in McLaren restructuring

McLaren announced the resignation of racing director Eric Boullier on Wednesday as part of a restructuring of the Formula One team's technical management ahead of this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/4 22:48:43

Sharapova insists she's still Slam force

Maria Sharapova insists she is not finished as a Grand Slam force despite her worst-ever performance at Wimbledon, a tournament which should be her perfect showcase.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/4 22:48:42

Japan's oracle octopus picks correctly, ends up as dinner

An octopus that successfully predicted all of Japan's World Cup group stage matches was boiled, butchered and sent away to be sold on June 27, according to the fisherman who originally caught the psychic cephalopod.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/4 22:48:41

Roll on 2022: Asian teams seek more World Cup shocks in Qatar

Asian teams weren't expected to make an impact at the World Cup but a record points haul and some stunning performances against top sides have lifted their hopes for Qatar 2022.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/4 22:48:40

England fans dare to dream

England fans are dreaming of World Cup glory after their team banished a decades-long curse of flunking penalty shootouts thanks to a nail-biting win over Colombia.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/4 22:43:42

England end penalty pain to reach last 8

England held their nerve against Colombia to win their first-ever penalty shootout in a World Cup and reach the quarterfinals in dramatic fashion on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/4 22:43:40

Froome cleared to race in Tour

Chris Froome is free to race in this year's Tour de France, which starts Saturday, after cycling's world governing body cleared the four-time winner of any wrongdoing over his positive test for an asthma drug. Froome, 33, had tested positive for excessive levels of Salbutamol following a urine sample at September's Vuelta a Espana.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/3 22:53:42