Disappointed coach Bert van Marwijk said Australia have to find “the last part of the puzzle” if they are to stay in the World Cup after a 1-1 draw with Denmark yesterday.
Lionel Messi's World Cup dream was left hanging by a thread as Croatia powered into the last 16 with a 3-0 rout of Argentina here Thursday.
Mohamed bin Hamad Khalifa al-Attiyah’s Baghdad capped the day’s proceedings with a thrilling victory in the King George V Stakes Handicap, even as Frankie Dettori rode his 60th Royal Ascot winner yesterday.
Even as part of the youngest side at the World Cup in Russia, Nigerian goalkeeper Francis Uzoho stands out as a novice in international football.
Under-fire Germany star Sami Khedira yesterday laughed off a cheeky offer of early flights home for the holders from a Swedish reporter ahead of their crunch World Cup clash.
Iceland will try not to melt in the fierce heat of Volgograd when they take on Nigeria in only their second ever World Cup match today after impressively holding twice champions Argentina to a draw at the weekend.
Celso Borges will follow in his father’s footsteps today when he plays for Costa Rica against Brazil as the family’s World Cup odyssey against the five-time champions continues.
Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza fell in the second round of the Birmingham grass court tournament yesterday to Barbora Strycova, the 24th ranked Czech.