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Women’s Hockey World Cup: India face US in crunch clash

India need at least a draw against USA to remain in the tournament after suffering a disappointing 0-1 loss to Ireland in their second round robin match. Chief coach Sjoerd Marijne said that It is a must-win match for us on Sunday and there is no doubt that. India didn’t ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup: France to battle resilient Croatia for title

The title clash refreshes memory of their 1998 semi-final when two near-identical second half strikes by right-back Liliam Thuram propelled France to their first final before they went on to overwhelm defending champions and South American powerhouse Brazil. This time, however, Zlatko Dalic-coached Croatia have a squad capabale of going all the way. Just like the ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup: Croatia beat England 2-1 to enter final for first time

Croatia, featuring in a World Cup semi-final only for the second time after a gap of 20 years, needed a goal from Mandzukic in the 109th minute from close range after left winger Ivan Perisic (68th minute) cancelled out Kieran Trippier’s goal for England in the fifth minute from a free-kick. England, bidding to enter the final ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup: Brazil to take on Belgium in 2nd QF

Brazil have peaked at the right time and are a dangerous entity when it comes to big games. Belgium won’t be pushovers as they exhibited their fighting spirit against Japan. Brazil go into the tie as favorites and could pose a lot of threat, given Belgium have a vulnerable defense. ... Read More »