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Belgium vs. Tunisia 2018 World Cup: Red Devils dominate again, defeat Tunisia, 5-2

Sunday 16:24 GMT

In a game that featured scores from the sixth minute until the final moments, Tunisia simply could not keep up with Belgium, which won, 5-2, and will advance to the round of 16 should England draw with or defeat Panama on Sunday.

Tunisia brought itself within one goal of Belgium Early in the second half, but then let the Red Devils continue to extend their lead through the first half and into the second.

Source: Reuters

World Cup heading for record number of penalties

Sunday 16:24 GMT

There have already been more penalties awarded in the first 28 games of Russia 2018 than in the entire World Cup four years ago in Brazil.

If the current rate of 0.5 penalties a game continues, then the World Cup is on course for a total of 32 spot kicks being awarded by the tournament’s end. The debate over VAR looks set to continue, as does the rise in the number of penalties.

Source: Reuters

Belgium outclass Tunisia but defense is a concern

Sunday 16:24 GMT

Belgium outclassed underdogs Tunisia with an impressive display of speed, power and attacking football but they will quickly need to improve their defense if the country’s golden generation are to live up to expectations and go far in this World Cup.

While Tunisia are no international football powerhouse, they nevertheless managed to find their way into the Belgian box often enough in the first half and even briefly cut the deficit to make it 2-1.

Source: New York Times

Telemundo Has a Big Goal: Win the World Cup

Sunday 15:28 GMT

Nearly seven years before this year’s World Cup began, Eli Velazquez, a sports television executive for Telemundo, was awakened by an early morning phone call from his boss six time zones away.

During a Telemundo staff meeting before the World Cup, Velazquez, 48, and his staff juggled planning for the World Cup, along with their regular sports, soccer and boxing coverage. Telemundo’s sports offerings have grown so much over the years that the network now has the welcome struggle of finding enough airtime to show everything.

Source: CBS News

2018 World Cup: Schedule, scores and updates for Saturday's matches

Sunday 15:28 GMT

The bracket contains all teams within all eight groups and how they place into the round of 16 in the knockout stage.

Next up, Mexico is leading South Korea 1-0 at the half and the defending champion Germany team will be looking to avoid their second straight loss against Sweden. Belgium defeated Tunisia 5-2 on Sunday in the highest scoring match of this year's World Cup.

Source: Common Domain

U.S. Open changes seeding policy for pregnancies

Sunday 15:28 GMT

USATF Outdoors continue Saturday on NBC (4-6 p.m. ET) and NBC Sports Gold (11 a.m.-6 p.m.), highlighted by 400m, 1500m and 100m hurdles finals.

Eighteen-year-old pro Sydney McLaughlin, fastest in the world this year in the 400m hurdles, entered the 400m but scratched before Thursday’s first round after feeling tightness in her quad in warm-up. World bronze medalist Ajee’ Wilson and Olympic bronze medalist Clayton Murphy highlighted the qualifiers into Sunday’s 800m finals.

Source: New York Times

U.S. Open Will Revamp Its Seeding to Account for Pregnancy Leaves

Sunday 14:32 GMT

The United States Open is changing its approach to seeding players coming back from pregnancy after tennis officials were criticized for their handling of Serena Williams upon her return to the French Open last month.

Williams, who has six U.S. Open titles, was ranked No. 1 at the time she stopped playing, after winning the Australian Open in January 2017. Her ranking fell to No. 491 because of inactivity, but she is able to use a protected ranking to enter up to eight tournaments a year.

Source: BBC

Ireland hold off a determined fight back by Australia to win three-Test series

Sunday 12:42 GMT

A major factor in Ireland's win in Melbourne to level the series had been their ability to negate the influence of Australia's key players.

Australia thought they had levelled before the break when Foley punished a Conor Murray offside but the hosts conceded a penalty from the restart - much to the annoyance of Chieka - and Ireland led by three at the interval. Ireland had dominated the territory and possession stats in the opening half but, not for the first time in the series, they had struggled to convert that pressure into scores.

Source: Washington Post

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Sunday 09:58 GMT
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Tuesday 22:48 GMT
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Mexico Criticizes U.S. Over Policy Removing Immigrant Children From Parents

Wednesday 18:15 GMT
Source: Reuters

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Thursday 05:16 GMT
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Saturday 17:18 GMT
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Saturday 09:59 GMT
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Saturday 17:19 GMT
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Today 08:06 GMT
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Sunday 16:24 GMT
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Sunday 12:41 GMT
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Today 08:06 GMT
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2018 World Cup: Schedule, scores and updates for Monday's matches

Today 08:05 GMT
Source: Global News

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Today 08:06 GMT
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Today 08:06 GMT

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