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Neymar not upset at critics of his World Cup rolling

One year ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

SAO PAULO - Neymar said he isn't upset with critics who have made fun of his apparent theatrics during the World Cup in Russia. At an auction Thursday organized by Neymar Jr. institute, the striker appeared in public for the first time since Brazil was eliminated by Belgium in the World Cup quarterfinals. Earlier Thursday, the Brazilian posted a video on Instagram like many others poking fun at his exaggerated reactions after being fouled during the World Cup. "I was joking. Since everybody is hoping on the bandwagon, I take it as a joke. I am not upset," the Paris Saint-Germain striker...
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Ibrahimovic to honour bet and eat fish and chips with Beckham at Wembley

Ibrahimovic to honour bet and eat fish and chips with Beckham at Wembley

One year ago   |   By Goal

After England beat Sweden at the World Cup, the LA Galaxy star is ready to hold up his end of the bargain with his old team-mate
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Neymar responds to critics with his own 'Neymar Challenge' video

One year ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Neymar took a swipe at his critics on Thursday with a tongue-in-cheek video in which he teaches children how to dive. The Brazilian superstar was widely lambasted at the World Cup for his theatrical reactions to challenges which often left the world's most expensive footballer wincing and rolling on the ground. However, on Thursday, he took to Instagram to get his revenge. "One, two, three, go!" shouts Neymar as around a dozen youngsters fall to the ground of a parking lot. "That's a free-kick!" screams the Brazilian breaking into fits of laughter. The video was released with a hashtag...
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The World Cup Was A Grift, Just Like Everything Else

One year ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Before Sunday's World Cup final, FIFA President Gianni Infantino engaged in the sort of host-country backslapping that is routine at international sporting events. “For a couple of years, I was saying it would be the best World Cup ever. Today I can say that with more conviction,” he said at a press conference.
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Fun and frivolity watching the Tour de France - in pictures

One year ago   |   By The Guardian

By the time the Tour de France finishes in Paris on 29 July, millions of fans will have lined the 2,000-mile route. From the Vendée plains to Alpine summits, spectators will be cheering the world's best road cyclists
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Neymar vows PSG stay amid Real Madrid speculation

Neymar vows PSG stay amid Real Madrid speculation

One year ago   |   By Goal

The Brazilian forward has no plans to leave the Ligue 1 holders following the World Cup in Russia despite mounting speculation over his future
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Neymar vows PSG stay amid Real Madrid speculation

Neymar vows PSG stay amid Real Madrid speculation

One year ago   |   By Goal

The star forward has no plans to leave the Ligue 1 holders following the World Cup in Russia, where Brazil lost in the quarter-finals
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Ireland face familiar foes England in Women's World Cup Sevens

One year ago   |   By The Irish Times

If men beat Chile in preliminary clash they take on number-one ranked South Africa
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All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens prepared for World Cup defence

One year ago   |   By Rugby15

One day out from the kick off of Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018, All Blacks Sevens captain Tim Mikkelson and Black Ferns Sevens captain Sarah Goss have declared their teams ready to defend their titles.
Aiming to take back-to-back titles for the first time in the history of the tournament, the All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens get their campaigns underway at AT&T Park in San Francisco, USA tomorrow.
Speaking after Thursday's Captain's Run, All Blacks co-captain Tim Mikkelson, player of the tournament at the 2013 World Cup, said there are similarities between the team in San Francisco...
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The world's best player and six more to watch at Sevens World Cup

One year ago   |   By BBC

Sevens guru Ben Ryan on the players to watch at the Rugby World Cup Sevens, including the world's best player, numerous world class Fijians and England women's flyer.
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Yankees signing Gerrit Cole to record $324 million deal

Yankees signing Gerrit Cole to record $324 million deal

Gerrit Cole is a Yankee. The Yankees won the bidding war for the 29-year-old ace with a nine-year, $324 million contract at the winter meetings late Tuesday night, The Post's... Read more ...

Champions League round of 16 draw on Monday: all you need to know

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Nomar Mazara trade rumors: White Sox acquire outfielder from Rangers

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Indiana Hoosiers vs. UConn Huskies - 12/10/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds...

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Yankees land ace Gerrit Cole with whopping 9-year, $324M US contract: reports

Yankees land ace Gerrit Cole with whopping 9-year, $324M US contract: reports

Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees have agreed to a record $324 million US, nine-year deal, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press on Tuesday night. Read more ...

Detroit Lions place WR Marvin Jones Jr. on injured reserve

Detroit Lions place WR Marvin Jones Jr. on injured reserve

The Detroit Lions placed wide receiver Marvin Jones Jr. on season-ending injured reserve with an ankle injury. Read more ...

Saros makes 24 saves, Predators beat skidding Sharks 3-1

Saros makes 24 saves, Predators beat skidding Sharks 3-1

Calle Jarnkrok had a goal and an assist in the third period, Juuse Saros made 24 saves and the Nashville Predators defeated the slumping San Jose Sharks 3-1 Read more ...

Oilers must remember finish line still far amid uninspired str

Oilers must remember finish line still far amid uninspired str

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers opened their season at 7-1, with their best player - Leon Draisaitl - performing like a man possessed. Today, they are 18-11-4, after dropping a... Read more ...