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UK enjoys fastest growth in almost a year

09 September, 2018 9:17 am 9:17 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain reeled off its fastest economic growth for nearly a year in the three months to July thanks to strong consumer spending lifted by the World Cup and unusually warm weather, official figures showed. Gross domestic product Read More

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After historic World Cup run, Russia’s Cherchesov says team disappoin...

07 July, 2018 8:20 am 8:20 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian manager Stanislav Cherchesov said his side was disappointed after exiting the World Cup at the quarter-finals despite having made the country’s best run at the tournament, TASS news agency reported on Friday. “If you take the Read More

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Brazil fans greet team after World Cup knockout

07 July, 2018 8:46 am 8:46 am

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Members of Brazil’s national team, which was knocked out of the 2018 World Cup, were applauded by fans greeting their arrival at Rio de Janeiro’s international airport on Sunday. Soccer Football – World Cup – Read More

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France’s Macron to attend World Cup game in Russia

07 July, 2018 8:47 am 8:47 am

PARIS/MOSCOW (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron will attend the soccer World Cup in Russia, the Elysee said on Friday, after France beat Uruguay to book a place in the semi-finals. Hosting the World Cup has allowed Russian President Vladimir Read More

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World Cup success is becoming an addiction says Russia’s Kutepov

07 July, 2018 8:39 am 8:39 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – World Cup hosts Russia were distant outsiders only weeks ago, but their unexpected success at the tournament has made them hungry for more as they clash with Croatia for a spot in the semi-finals, defender Ilya Kutepov Read More

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Russia beat Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarters

07 July, 2018 11:00 pm 11:00 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Hosts Russia beat Spain 4-3 on penalties thanks to two saves by their goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev on Sunday to advance to the World Cup quarter-finals where they will face either Denmark or Croatia. Soccer Football – World Read More

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No agony of defeat as England move on at World Cup

06 June, 2018 9:01 am 9:01 am

KALININGRAD, Russia (Reuters) – As defeats go this one had little sting for England who went down 1-0 to Belgium in their group finale on Thursday with any disappointment, of which there was little, softened by a potentially easier route Read More

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Nigeria fans heartbroken after World Cup exit

06 June, 2018 10:07 am 10:07 am

LAGOS (Reuters) – Supporters of Nigeria’s soccer team described their heartbreak after watching the elimination of the national side from the World Cup on Tuesday following a late Argentina goal. Soccer Football – World Cup – Group D – Nigeria Read More

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Iceland must turn defence into attack to keep World Cup dream alive

06 June, 2018 5:00 pm 5:00 pm

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) – World Cup upstarts Iceland will need a new, attack-minded game-plan, and a lot more from their creative star Gylfi Sigurdsson, when they battle against the odds to keep their Russia 2018 dreams alive on Tuesday by Read More

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