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Croatians hail returning World Cup squad

Croatia team during celebrations. Antonio Bronic, Reuters ZAGREB, Croatia — Hundreds of thousands of Croatians took to the streets in Zagreb on Monday to greet their players as they returned home from Russia after losing the World Cup final. A ...

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Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives Trump a ball

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a soccer ball to U.S. President Donald Trump, left, during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko) HELSINKI — Riding high after ...

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Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss

Croatia's fans watch the broadcast of the match at Zagreb's main square. Antonio Bronic, Reuters MOSCOW/ZAGREB — After watching their soccer team lose, 4-2, to France in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday, some Croatians wept with sadness ...

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Hollywood star Will Smith brings down curtain on Russia World Cup

Will Smith performs during the closing ceremony of the World Cup at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Carl Recine, Reuters MOSCOW — Hollywood actor and singer Will Smith performed the soccer World Cup's official song "Live It Up" in the ...

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Football: France overpowers Croatia to win World Cup

France's Olivier Giroud lifts the trophy as they celebrate after winning the World Cup. Kai Pfaffenbach, Reuters MOSCOW — (UPDATED) France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia's dream of a first title with a ...

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Boxing: PH’s Jhack Tepora stops Mexican fighter to win interim WBA world title

WATCH: Jhack Tepora from Cebu City scores a 9th rd TKO over Ortega of Mexico. #PacquiaoMatthysse pic.twitter.com/aNGnES4HSj — Karl Cedrick Basco (@cedrickkbasco) July 15, 2018 Filipino featherweight Jhack Tepora clinched the WBA interim featherweight title by stopping Mexico's Edivaldo Ortega ...

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Compton hopeful Aces can stun Beermen: ‘Davids of the world have a chance’

If there’s someone in the entire league who has tried to piece together a definite plan on stopping San Miguel, it has to be Alaska head coach Alex Compton. Of the Beermen’s last five titles in the PBA, three of ...

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Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

Belgium’s Eden Hazard, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side’s second goal during the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, July 14, ...

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World Bank maintains two-year growth forecasts for PH at 6.7%

Despite external shocks, the World Bank is keeping its growth forecasts for the Philippines of 6.7 percent for both this year and next year on the back of robust government spending, especially on infrastructure. In a statement on Friday, the ...

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England, Belgium to play for 3rd place at World Cup

Belgium’s Toby Alderweireld, left, and Belgium’s Kevin De Bruyne stand on the pitch at the end of the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium, in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, ...

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