FIFA Confederations Cup: Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener

Russia's win eases the pressure on its second game, against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in Moscow on Wednesday. However, Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said last week terrorism did not pose any threat to Confederations Cup participants and spectators.

Russia down All Whites in Confed Cup

Russian Federation defeated New Zealand 2-0 thanks to an own goal from New Zealand defender Michael Boxall and a strike from forward Fyodor Smolov . Viktor Vasin hit the post , Dmitry Poloz saw a stabbed effort cleared off the line while New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic made numerous saves to keep the scoreline blank.

Russia delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

Like that, the Russia, New Zealand, Portugal , and Mexico on Group A. Australia, Cameroon, Chile, and Germany on Group B. The news of his possible departure attracted the attention of global media covering Portugal at the eight-nation competition that serves as a warm-up for next year's World Cup.

Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

Mexico's defender Hector Moreno (15) heads the ball and scores during the 2017 Confederations Cup group A football match between Portugal and Mexico at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on June 18, 2017. Soares' goal had to be confirmed by video review but it eventually stood. However, the VAR disallowed the goal for an offside infringement earlier in the move.

Spieth stabilizes in final round at US Open

Harman is playing in just his eighth major, and it's only the third time he has made the cut. "So we're breaking down all kinds of barriers". "I've got a good plan for this course". "I was blown away by the support that I got today and this week". The Florida native has more good finishes in the majors than any of the other four.