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Falconets progress to quarters after holding China

Nigeria's Falconets booked a spot in the quarter-finals of the U20 FIFA Women's World Cup in France in dramatic fashion against China in a...

World Cup preview: Uruguay vs France

Uruguay and France meet in the first quarter-final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, a match that promises much and a reunion or...

Modric dreaming of a Croatian fairy tale

New life has been breathed into Croatia after their penalty shoot-out win over Denmark. One player more than most, their talisman, who finally exorcised...

Poland’s mishaps help Senegal claim first African win

Senegal became the first African team to win a match at the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday when they beat Poland 2-1, helped by...

Ezenwa-Messi jersey swap relives Beijing Olympic meeting

Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Argentina captain and talisman Lionel Messi swapped their tops after the South Americans progressed at the expense of their...

Coutinho scorcher not enough as Brazil held 1-1 by Swiss

Brazil joined the host of big guns who have failed to fire in their opening World Cup game as lax defending from a corner...

Platini admits to underhand in World Cup draw

Disgraced Michel Platini has sensationally admitted to a "little skulduggery" in rigging the draw to ensure Brazil and France could not meet until the...

Iceland coach stays modest ahead Nigeria clash

Heimir Hallgrimsson has weighed up the Iceland's second World Cup game with Nigeria in Volgograd on Friday and admitted that they are not better...

Maradona needs medical treatment after Argentina victory

Paramedics tended to Argentina legend Diego Maradona after he fell ill after cheering on his country as they scored late against Nigeria to stay...

Factbox: France vs Croatia

France play Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday. The French are aiming for a second world title while Croatia will...

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More migrants return from Libya with horror tales

Some knelt and placed their foreheads to the ground in prayer. Several carried small children. After being stranded in Libya on a failed attempt...

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