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SOCHI , Russia (AP) - Mexico asserted its superiority in the second half against New Zealand to avoid a Confederations Cup embarrassment on Wednesday, coming from behind to win a fiery Group A encounter 2-1 that ended in a brawl. "We were certainly not nervous", he said. " We know how to adapt to different opponents ". New Zealand were then presented with another chance to take the lead in the 27th minute through Ben Woods, however Mexico's Alfredo Talavera produced a fine save to ...
  • Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m Spanish tax fraud

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    Ronaldo is now on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2. According to Cadena Cope , the star of Real Madrid has chose to pay the staggering amount and reached an agreement with the judges.
  • Mexico's Juan Carlos Osorio to make lineup changes vs. New Zealand

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    After 1-0 friendly defeats to both Northern Ireland and Belarus en route to Russian Federation, the All Whites have now played three matches in the last two weeks without scoring. "We need to be positive, we need to be courageous". With star striker Javier Hernandez on the bench, Mexico's three-man attack of Peralta, Jimenez and Juergen Damm struggled to make an impact early on.
  • Daniel Berger overcomes three-shot deficit, wins St. Jude Classic

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    Among those who missed the cut at 1 over: Jason Bohn , Boo Weekley and Jim Furyk were in the cluster of players at 2 over, and Rickie Fowler was at 4 over. This was the Tennessee resident's third 54-hole lead/co-lead in 376 career events, first since the 2014 St. Jude, which he went on to win. David Horsey , who had a 75 in the opening round, matched the course record with a flawless 8-under 64.
  • Young, Gonzalez reach French Open doubles final

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    Ostapenko, the world number 47, is the first unseeded player to reach the final at Roland Garros since Mima Jausovec in 1983. Ostapenko will also play for her first Grand Slam title after she beat Timea Bacsinszky earlier on Philippe-Chatrier.
  • Ronaldo remains coy about his Real future

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    Later on Wednesday, Mexico needed second-half goals by Benfica's Jimenez and Peralta to grab victory over New Zealand in a bad-tempered match at Sochi. Juan Carlos Osorio's side now just need a draw against Russian Federation in Kazan on Saturday to be sure of reaching the semifinals, but New Zealand are bottom of the group and out of the tournament .
  • After Giro crash, Thomas back to support Froome in Tour

    After Giro crash, Thomas back to support Froome in Tour

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    Ian Stannard and Luke Rowe have helped to keep Froome out of trouble on flat stages in past Tours but Stannard suffered with a virus and had to leave the Dauphine early. "I'm now still under contract until the end of 2018 with Team Sky, but we are talking about an extension", Froome told Press Association Sport. Every Tour is a different battle in terms of getting that yellow jersey and then trying to hold on to it.
  • Cristiano will pay 14.7 million euros to avoid prison sentence

    Cristiano will pay 14.7 million euros to avoid prison sentence

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    While it would be sad to see Cristiano Ronaldo leave Real Madrid , Masters champion Sergio Garcia feels the Spanish and European champions would be fine without their all-time leading goalscorer. In an earlier report, Marca said Ronaldo has told his teammates he was leaving and "there is no turning back". "The truth is we have great goalkeepers".
  • SHOCKER: Cristiano Ronaldo No Longer Wants To Leave Real Madrid

    SHOCKER: Cristiano Ronaldo No Longer Wants To Leave Real Madrid

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    The second coming of Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester will bring a lot of things to this current Manchester United side and below are five reasons why I think it will make the club great again if it happens. In an earlier report Marca said Ronaldo has told his teammates he was leaving and "there is no turning back". "It's the first time Portugal has won in Russian Federation and I think the team played very well".
  • Jose Mourinho Absolutely Destroyed On Twitter After Reports Of Tax Fraud Emerge

    Jose Mourinho Absolutely Destroyed On Twitter After Reports Of Tax Fraud Emerge

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    With Ronaldo looking like an increasingly unlikely mover, apparently Manchester United will offer £60million for his team mate 24-year-old Morata, hoping to seal the deal before their pre-season training camp in Los Angeles. Paper Round's view: Costa's big reveal earlier this month will have made a dent in his transfer value since other clubs now know Chelsea want to move him on, which puts him in a better position to bargain, as does the fact that he still has two years left on his contract.
  • Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

    Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

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    The huge forest fire that erupted on June 17, 2017 in central Portugal killed at least 64 people and injured 135 more, with many trapped in their cars by the flames. He told local media that he believed arson is the origin of the fires as there were fire reports before the dry lightning struck the trees. They also said on Monday that 70 per cent of the fire that was raging since Saturday has been controlled, Efe news reported.