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EURO 2016: Hazard warning for Wales as Belgium start living up to all the hype

TOULOUSE: Eden Hazard, displaying the flair and purpose which abandoned him last season in the Premier League, inspired Belgium to raise their game and, eventually, proceed decisively beyond Hungary in Toulouse and to a quarter-final duel with Wales at Euro 2016. The Red Devils won 4-0 ...
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EURO 2016: Boateng and Co step up a gear as Germany cruise into the quarter-finals

LILLE: Goals from Jerome Boateng, Mario Gomez and Julian Draxler propelled Germany comfortably into the quarter-finals of the European Championship courtesy of a 3-0 win over Slovakia in Lille which barely reflected the balance of the winners’ domination. Coach Joachim Low’s men could even afford ...
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EURO 2016: Relieved France march on with Griezmann double after Irish snatch quick-fire lead

LYON: Antoine Griezmann came to the rescue of hosts France as they fought back from the shock of conceding an early penalty to beat the Irish Republic 2-1 and reach the quarter-finals of ‘their’ Euro 2016 in Lyon. The Atletico Madrid forward struck twice in four ...
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EU imports Mesut Ozil, Jose Mourinho, Kevin De Bruyne, Dmitri Payet, Graziano Pelle and Pep Guardiola

Coming to a club and TV screen near you very soon . . . English football’s great Brexit guessing game

KEIR RADNEDGE COMMENTARY —- Cricket will be affected by uncertainty over the British vote to quit the European Union and so will rugby union. But the significant effect of the questions these sports cannot answer are as nothing compared with those which will assail English ...
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EURO 2016: No more safety nets for Hodgson as England confront his destiny

KEIR RADNEDGE REPORTS: Roy Hodgson’s future as manager of England rests on 90 or 120 minutes against Iceland tomorrow. The Promenade des Anglais in Nice will be a one-way street out of the job of national coach if the national team cannot even Remain in ...
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International federations, events, national associations, sponsors . . .

deCoubertin Books / BOA: Team GB (badminton) / Supporters Direct Europe / Peace and Sport / SoccerexPro Daily / LA 2024 / Tokyo 2020 – Jun 26: BOA: Team GB (rowing) / International Shooting Sport Federation / IJF – Jun 25: International Shooting Sport Federation / FIFA: AFA ...
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UEFA EURO 2016: The second round

TODAY: Italy v Spain (Saint-Denis); England v Iceland (Nice) ——- YESTERDAY: France 2, Rep. Ireland 1; Germany 3, Slovakia 0; Hungary 0, Belgium 4  —— SATURDAY: Switzerland 1, Poland 1 (4-5 on pens, 1-1 aet); Wales 1, N Ireland 0; Croatia 0, Portugal 1 aet #######################


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Rio velodrome is finally unveiled and ‘tested’ ahead of Olympic Games

RIO DE JANEIRO: The controversial velodrome for the Olympic Games in August has been ‘delivered’ to the local organising committee at last. After months of concern for UCI president Brian Cookson the LOC announced over the weekend that the track was not only in place ...
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Djokovic favourite to keep on winning as he starts mainstream Wimbledon action

LONDON: Wimbledon, weather permitting, launches today with world No1 Novak Djokovic launching the two-week tennis extravaganza on Centre Court against Britain’s James Ward. In fact play was scheduled to begin on the outside courts at 11.30am BST. Seven-time champion Roger Federer and French Open winner Garbine ...
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I’ll resign as Sports Minister if Russia is banned from Rio Games, says Mutko

MOSCOW: Vitaly Mutko has said he is prepared to resign as Sports Minister if Russia should be banned from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August writes KEIR RADNEDGE. Mutko was reported by the TASS news agency as having made his comment on ...
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