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Russia coach has comic touch at Confederations Cup

Russia coach has comic touch at Confederations Cup

Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the opener along with Federation Internationale de Football Association boss Gianni Infantino at Saint Petersburg's purpose-built World Cup 68 000-seater stadium. "It is the experience and knowledge that will be of enormous value for 2018". The pool also includes Portugal and Mexico , presenting what is likely to be a tough path for either Russian Federation or New Zealand moving through these opening stages.



Champions Trophy 2017: Kohli should not change anything, says Dravid

India captain Kohli expects a well-contested game. De Villiers, who is now struggling with a poor run of form despite being at the helm of the number one ODI team, said that Kohli is able to cope with the extreme pressure that comes with being captain of the Indian cricket team.


Russian Federation ready for World Cup preview with Confederations Cup set to begin

Russian Federation ready for World Cup preview with Confederations Cup set to begin

New Zealand will kick off the 2017 Confederations Cup on Saturday, June 17 at the Krestovsky Stadium in St. Petersburg . Russia went ahead in the first half of the Group A encounter through what was credited as an own goal from New Zealand defender Michael Boxall, and Smolov - top scorer in the Russian league last season - wrapped up the points in the 69th minute.



Trump expresses more frustration over Russian Federation investigation

Trump, who tweeted earlier Thursday that the investigation was "the single greatest WITCH HUNT" in United States political history and is being led "by some very bad and conflicted people", tried to turn the conversation to the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton .


Russian Federation vs New Zealand, Confederations Cup 2017

Russian Federation vs New Zealand, Confederations Cup 2017

Group A rivals Portugal, led by Cristiano Ronaldo, and Mexico meet in Kazan on Sunday, with Russia's next game against the Portuguese in Moscow on Wednesday. A chest-high pass to forward Dmitry Poloz was deftly guided into the path of Denis Glushakov who chipped the ball over onrushing goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic.


LeBron has no plans of playing in 3-on-3 Olympic tournament

LeBron has no plans of playing in 3-on-3 Olympic tournament

Despite his reluctance to play , James does approve. But don't expect him at the Tokyo Olympics, at least in the 3-on-3 tournament. Still, LeBron wants no part of actually playing in a 3-on-3 game. I'm not quite sure. James and his Cavaliers will battle the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. As far as what teams are selected and how teams qualify, that's still unclear.