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Russia's UN Mission does a special Cup launch

5 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Russia did its own special launch of the World Cup at U.N. headquarters in New York with large screens to watch the opening match
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Russia 5 Saudi Arabia 0: Cheryshev, Golovin star in World Cup opener despite Dzagoev blow

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Denis Cheryshev scored a brace and Aleksandr Golovin starred as Russia kicked off their first home World Cup with a rampant 5-0 Group A win over a lacklustre Saudi Arabia side in Moscow. Yuri Gazinskiy and Cheryshev struck first-half goals to open their international accounts at Luzhniki Stadium, Artem Dzyuba adding a third 89 seconds after his introduction as a second-half replacement, but an injury to star man Alan Dzagoev will cause concern for Russia.
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US gets Russia's World Cup vote as logic trumps politics

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

MOSCOW The United States was able to celebrate a World Cup victory in Russia after all. Thanks to assistance from the host nation at a FIFA Congress addressed by President Vladimir Putin. For all the geopolitical tensions between the superpowers, Russia had no qualms about pressing the electronic keypads to select the joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico over Morocco in the 2026 World Cup hosting vote in Moscow on Wednesday.
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Jason Derulo pulls out of World Cup opening ceremony after flight to Moscow is delayed: report

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Pop star Jason Derulo was reportedly forced to pull out of the FIFA World Cup opening ceremony Thursday after his flight to Moscow was delayed. The unforeseen circumstance left English star Robbie Williams and Russian singer Aida Garifullina on stage to headline the event being watched by millions around the world, The Sun reported. Derulo was set to sing his new song “Colors.” He said earlier this week he would try to use the opportunity in Russia to find a girlfriend. “As a footballer, you get to date all the, hopefully, beautiful women,” he told Metro. “It's one of the perks of the job...
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Khalil Mack, Bears overwhelm Vikings to build NFC North lead

Khalil Mack, Bears overwhelm Vikings to build NFC North lead

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Texas college football rankings: Sooner sequel on tap for Longhorns?

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The Washington Redskins might be facing a critical moment in their season, as starting quarterback Alex Smith was carted off Sunday with a leg injury. Read more ...

Southgate hails Kane as world's best goalscorer after dramatic Nations...

Southgate hails Kane as world's best goalscorer after dramatic Nations League winner

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No. 12 K-State rallies past Penn, will face Missouri in Paradise Jam...

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No. 12 Kansas State overcame an early deficit to beat Penn 64-48 Sunday night in the second semifinal at the Paradise Jam tournament. Read more ...

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Follow along as the NASCAR Cup Series championship is determined at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday. Read more ...

Reports: Former LSU coach Les Miles to take over at Kansas

Reports: Former LSU coach Les Miles to take over at Kansas

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