• Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russian Federation

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    Mexico controlled possession and spent more time near Portugal's goal, but the Euro 2016 champions were a constant threat on the counterattack. The problem Osorio and the players have is that Mexico rarely play top-ranked opposition - and even more rarely in an official competition outside of Europe - accentuating the hype and the need to constantly prove itself when the big games do swing around.
  • Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

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    He said: "It was not the result we wanted, the team had the game nearly won and we conceded a goal in the last minutes, but that is football". But Hector Moreno's late header denied Portugal the win in their first match in Group A.
  • Winds whip up intrigue for final round US Open

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    Spieth had struggled on the greens all week at Erin Hills and both of his bogeys on Sunday came from three-putting, but the former world number one was pleased not to have "thrown in the towel". Palmer shot a 65 after going into the final round trailing by seven shots. "The greens are flawless - some of the best greens I've ever putted on". I wouldn't want to play with the opposite wind because there would be some holes that would be a bit stupid.
  • Eoin Morgan admits to England regrets after dismal Champions Trophy exit

    Eoin Morgan admits to England regrets after dismal Champions Trophy exit

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    Pace bowler Hasan Ali took three wickets as Pakistan dismissed England , the only unbeaten team left in the tournament, for a mere 211. "It was not over confidence". Speaking about what led to the turnaround after the India game, he said, "After India, every game was a knockout game, I said to the players to just play your game".
  • Real Madrid back Cristiano Ronaldo in tax fraud case

    Real Madrid back Cristiano Ronaldo in tax fraud case

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    Cristiano Ronaldo has strongly denied allegations he defrauded the Spanish tax office of £12.9m. The prosecutor's office in Madrid has said it has filed a lawsuit against the Portuguese player . As the tax fraud cases against Barcelona's star duo #Lionel Messi and Neymar Junior continue, Real Madrid and Portugal star #Cristiano Ronaldo now finds himself in the eye of a tax storm.
  • Blaney picks up first career NASCAR win at Pocono

    Blaney picks up first career NASCAR win at Pocono

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    He finished runner-up to Chase Elliott in the June 2013 ARCA race and then his engine went while leading the second event that August. "The hardest part is just getting information and making sure you say it right and time it right and make it sound like you know what you're talking about".
  • Confederations Cup : Troubled Ronaldo eyes more silverware

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    Portugal were slow to find their feet, taking 20 minutes to get Ronaldo involved with a free-kick struck into the wall, the Madrid man then cannoning a fine left-footed effort off the crossbar when the ball broke his way again following a half-cleared cross.
  • Jordan Spieth finishes US Open on a high note

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    Fleetwood, who was hoping to follow in the footsteps of 1970 victor Tony Jacklin and 2013 champion Justin Rose, held a share of second place on 11 under par alongside Americans Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas . Johnny Miller owned the previous best round of eight-under 63 set en route to victory in the final round at the 1973 U.S. Open at Oakmont. The 47-year-old South African has played in just about every imaginable condition over a 23-year PGA Tour career.
  • Lions test places still up for grabs against Chiefs

    Lions test places still up for grabs against Chiefs

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    Unfortunately he rolled his ankle a little bit so hadn't recovered in time. "The will be some discussions and debates to be had about the final make-up of the back-row for Saturday". " Leigh Halfpenny obviously took a knock on the weekend, so he's going through the Head Injury Assessment (HIA) protocols". George Kruis did a fantastic job in leading that.