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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.

Record appearance

Feliciano Lopez of Spain returns the ball to Federico Delbonis of Argentina during their men's singles first-round match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London on Tuesday. Lopez set a new record for consecutive Grand Slam appearances when he started his 66th major in a row at Wimbledon. The 36-year-old left-handed Spaniard had equaled the mark set by Roger Federer at Roland Garros.
Source: IC | 2018/7/3 22:53:41

Joachim Loew to remain Germany coach

Germany coach Joachim Loew will remain in his job despite the World Cup holders' elimination in the group phase in Russia, the German FA (DFB) said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/3 22:03:42

Japanese fans crushed as Belgium complete comeback in injury time

Japanese soccer fans fought back tears and wondered what could have been after a last-gasp goal by Belgium crushed their dreams of a historic World Cup quarterfinal berth in heartbreaking fashion.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/3 22:03:42

Neymar faces criticism for histrionics

Brazil superstar Neymar brushed off his critics after firing the five-time World Cup winners to victory over Mexico on Monday and into a quarterfinal showdown with Belgium.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/3 22:03:41

Belgium strike back in World Cup epic

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.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/3 21:23:40

Why Asia and Africa scramble in Russia: A football 'middle income trap'?

For Asian and African football fans, Russia has become the land of glumness.
Source: CGTN | 2018/7/3 14:50:56

Ping pong becomes popular pastime sport in New York City

With attire varying from shirts and ties to vests and shorts, to dresses and school uniforms, each participant sweats over the sport for 10 minutes and enjoys the cheering from a corner at Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan, New York.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/3 11:22:31

Tiger's fiery finish boosts confidence ahead of Open

Tiger Woods produced his best final round since 2012 for a fourth-place finish on Sunday at the US PGA Quicken Loans National, a new putter reviving his game ahead of the British Open.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/2 23:03:40

Federer walks out at Wimbledon in Uniqlo shirt, instead of Nike

Roger Federer's career-long association with Nike appeared to be over on Monday as the Wimbledon champion walked on to Center Court to open the defense of his title wearing a Uniqlo-branded outfit.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/2 22:58:41

LeBron to join Lakers in four-year deal

LeBron James is to join the Los Angeles Lakers in a four-year $154 million deal, his agents said Sunday, ending months of frenzied speculation about the NBA superstar's next career move.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/2 22:58:40