A 'massive victory' is Kane take

England captain Harry Kane scored twice including a stoppage-time winner as he led his side to a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their opening World Cup match on Monday.
Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Mexico deserve every bit of the victory vs Germany

When Mexico, with Hirving Lozano, took the field to battle against the dreaded German side, little did the world of football expect one of the biggest upsets of this World Cup. Germany are known for their clinical efficiency, but this was a different Mexican side.
Chima Okorie Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Lukaku aims to be No.1

Romelu Lukaku will "remember to have fun" at the ongoing World Cup, despite claiming some people in his country want to see him fail.
Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Celebrations set off earthquake detectors in Mexico

Mexicans jumping in jubilation on Sunday shook the ground hard enough to set off earthquake detectors and throngs danced in the streets after their team scored a surprise victory over World Cup defending champion Germany.
Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Panama's resistance succumbs to pressure

A stunning volley from Dries Mertens and a Romelu Lukaku double broke the resistance of a brave Panama side on their World Cup debut as Belgium cruised to a 3-0 win in their opening Group G game on Monday.
Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Need to be more precise, says Tite

After failing to live up to pre-tournament hype with a disappointing 1-1 draw in their World Cup opener against Switzerland, Brazil need to quickly find a key to unlock opponents happy to sit back and defend for most of the game.
Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Kraigg, Hope fight for WI

Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope frustrated Sri Lanka and harboured prospects of saving the game for the West Indies, as they reached 108 for the loss of four wickets at tea on the final day of the second Test, here, at the Darren Sammy National Stadium.
Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Tahir rested for SL tour

South Africa will rest first-choice spinner Imran Tahir for the five-match one-day International series in Sri Lanka starting next month as they assess their slow-bowling options ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
Our bureau Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Rai clarifies CoA stance

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) reiterated its stand on the Special General Meeting (SGM) called by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), saying it will be held in violation of already-issued guidelines.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Brooks Koepka defends US Open title

American Brooks Koepka putted brilliantly to win the US Open by one stroke at Shinnecock Hills on Sunday, becoming the first player in almost 30 years to successfully defend his title.
Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

James's fitness a concern

Despite sacking their coach just 71 days before the World Cup, Japan will attempt to prove their doubters wrong on Tuesday against a Colombia side sweating on the fitness of star midfielder James Rodriguez.
Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST


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