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The FIFA 2018 World Cup will be held on June 14-July 15 2018 in the cities of Moscow , St Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan , Ekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saransk, and Volgograd. Hosts Russia are in Group A with Portugal, Mexico , the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners, and New Zealand , the 2016 Oceania champions. The tournament is traditionally used as a warm-up for the following year's World Cup and features the home nation, the winners of six continental ...
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    It surely must have made South Africa go on the back foot. After that it was just about how soon India could topple South Africa's below par total . "We can't rest on our laurels", said Kohli. Any drop in intensity and thinking that they will just turn up and win the game, would be foolhardy and could backfire, like it happened against Sri Lanka in their second league match.
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    It is the 31st time a 63 has been recorded at the four big dances, with Greg Norman and Vijay Singh the only golfers to do it twice. A few years later, Thomas won two junior tournaments in one day. Thomas produced a 59 at the Sony Open in January. Yet by close of play, he did not even lead the tournament. An eagle that completed a 9-under 63, the lowest score to par in the history of this tournament.
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    The Indian government has already shown the red flag for any bilateral cricketing ties with Pakistan until it stops sponsoring cross-border terrorism. "We've got nothing to lose - the pressure is more on them", the Dawn quoted Azhar as saying. India suffered a shock loss to Sri Lanka in the group stage before overwhelming Bangladesh in the semis and their captain Virat Kohli has been impressed by Pakistan's resurgence.
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    Prior to this summer's Champion's Trophy , Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel told reporters that India would not play Pakistan in any future non-tournament fixtures, while cross-border "terror from Pakistan " remains. The powerhouses, who clobbered Bangladesh to reach the final of the ICC Champions Trophy in England on Thursday, will be led by batting star Virat Kohli and includes the core of the unit now at the showpiece in London .
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    Pakistan have managed to bounce back in this tournament , defeating South Africa and Sri Lanka in the group stages and England in the semi-finals to book a berth in the final. "I know there are expectations, I know there are people that expect the team and me to do well every time we play", Kohli told reporters at the Oval on Saturday.
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    India appeared to be a clear favourite of bookies on Friday but not by a large margin. He was also all praise for his rookie players including opener Fakhar Zaman , who is one of the chief reasons behind Pakistan's transformation into a winning unit.
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    Man United announced the signing of Swedish defender Victor Lindelof last week , and it is understood that Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho sees Lindelof and Eric Bailly as his first-choice centre-back partnership next term. However, it is only at the traditional Premier League big payers that Dier can expect to earn the £150,000-a-week plus salaries that are not now on offer at Spurs.
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    Winger Alex Cuthbert scored a try after having two disallowed to help under-strength Wales beat Tonga 24-6 in a one-off rugby test at Eden Park on Friday. Fly-half Sam Davies, making his first start after six caps as a sub, kicked four penalties, with Alex Cuthbert's first-half score and a late penalty try giving the scoreline a more flattering look.