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Russia on brink of World Cup last 16 with win over Egypt

Media playback is not supported on this device Russia moved to the brink of qualifying for the last 16 of the World Cup after the host nation beat Mohamed Salah’s Egypt in St Petersburg. Russia, who beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 ...

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World Cup 2018: Russia thrash Saudi Arabia 5-0 in tournament opener

Media playback is not supported on this device The 2018 World Cup opened in spectacular fashion as Russia defied their recent poor form to score five past Saudi Arabia and record the biggest win by the host nation in the ...

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World Cup 2018: Football showpiece set to begin in Russia

Media playback is not supported on this device 2018 Fifa World Cup Venue: Russia Dates: 14 June-15 July Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button and iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app; listen on Radio 5 live; follow text ...

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World Cup wallchart: Download yours for Russia 2018

The build-up is almost over, the final friendlies have been played and the squads are all in Russia. Now all that’s left to do is study the fixtures, consider the permutations and keep track of all the results using that ...

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World Cup 2018: Why France travel to Russia with many unanswered questions

As the World Cup beckons, the usual predictions game is in full flow all around the world. Who will win it? Who is your money on? France have one of the strongest squads in the competition but I’m not sure ...

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Fifa to look into 'racist abuse' of France players in Russia

Media playback is not supported on this device Fifa is looking into alleged racist abuse directed at France players during their 3-1 win over Russia. The world governing body said in a statement it was “collecting the different match reports ...

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Fifa to look into 'racist abuse' of France players in Russia

Media playback is not supported on this device Fifa is looking into alleged racist abuse directed at France players during their 3-1 win over Russia. The world governing body said in a statement it was “collecting the different match reports ...

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Shane Perkins: Australian cyclist on switching to Russia and 2020 Tokyo Olympics

An Australian going for Olympic gold with Russia. It might seem improbable to outsiders, but for cyclist Shane Perkins this is “living the dream”. Jettisoned by his home team, he has gone elsewhere in an effort to compete at the ...

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Russia needs to admit cheating or participation still in doubt – Wada chief

Russian athletes’ involvement at major events is in doubt until authorities admit cheating, says the president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada), currently suspended by Wada, is yet to accept proof of state-sponsored doping. Wada ...

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Russia needs to admit cheating or participation still in doubt – Wada chief

Russian athletes’ involvement at major events is in doubt until authorities admit cheating, says the president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada), currently suspended by Wada, is yet to accept proof of state-sponsored doping. Wada ...

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