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Cocaine-soaked Colombia jerseys intercepted

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Authorities at Bogota's international airport have found 14 replica World Cup jerseys of Colombia's national team soaked with a total of 11 pounds (5 kilograms) of cocaine. Read More

Argentine banned from World Cup for sexist video

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — An Argentina fan has been banned from attending World Cup matches after posting a sexist video in which he encouraged a Russian woman to say offensive things in Spanish. Read More

#WC2018: Mbappe makes history as France battle into last 16

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AFP) — Teenager Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest World Cup goal scorer as they beat Peru 1-0 on Thursday to reach the last 16 and condemn the South Americans to an early exit. Read More

Migrants using World Cup Fan IDs to try to enter EU

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — A small number of migrants have used Russia's World Cup ticketing system that allows visa-free travel for foreign fans to try to enter the European Union illegally, with neighbouring Belarus and Finland reporting cases. Read More

#WC2018: Mbappe goal gives France 1-0 lead vs Peru

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — France has taken a 1-0 lead over Peru after Kylian Mbappe tapped in from close range in the 34th.France opened the World Cup with a 2-1 win over Australia, while Peru is coming off a 1-0 loss to Denmark in Group C. Read More

#WC2018: Giroud, Matuidi earn starts for France vs Peru

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Olivier Giroud and Blaise Matuidi are in France's starting lineup against Peru after serving as effective second-half substitutes in the opening 2-1 victory over Australia in which the three-pronged attack of Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele didn't... Read More

#WC2018: Denmark, Australia draw 1-1 in Group C

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Australia and Denmark have played out a 1-1 draw after a scoreless second half in Group C. Read More

Sri Lanka skipper appeals ban over ball tampering — ICC

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has appealed his one-match ban for ball tampering during a Test against the West Indies, the International Cricket Council said Thursday. Read More

#WC2018: Jedinak equalises for Australia vs Denmark

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Australia captain Mile Jedinak has equalised in the 39th minute against Denmark after converting a penalty that was awarded after a video review. It's 1-1. Read More

#WC2018: Messi under pressure to deliver today as Ronaldo scores again

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AFP) —Lionel Messi is under pressure to deliver when Argentina face Croatia on Thursday after his eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo streaked clear at the top of the World Cup goal scoring charts. Read More

#WC2018: Eriksen opens scoring for Denmark v Australia

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Christian Eriksen has given Denmark a 1-0 lead in the 7th minute of the World Cup Group C game against Australia. Read More

National Championships get under way today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, June, 21 2018    

The first combined Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Championships in more than a decade will get under way today at the National Stadium with the first round of the men's 100m event. Read More

Taylor's unbeaten 98 propels Jamaica to easy win

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, June, 21 2018    

JAMAICA Captain Stafanie Taylor struck a fluent 98 not out to lead her team to a seven-wicket victory over Trinidad and Tobago in yesterday's Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Super50 first-round match at Kensington Park. Read More

CR7 strikes again

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Cristiano Ronaldo said Portugal have room to improve at the World Cup, after his early goal secured a 1-0 win over Morocco yesterday as the European champions edged closer to the last 16. Read More

Eriksen the dangerman as Australia bid to shape World Cup destiny

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

KAZAN, Russia (AFP) — Captain Mile Jedinak says Australia cannot afford to focus solely on dangerman Christian Eriksen when they face Denmark looking for the win that could save their World Cup campaign. Read More



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