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FIFA World Cup 2018: England, Belgium battle for Group G top spot; Senegal, Colombia and Japan fighting for survival
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FIFA World Cup 2018: England, Belgium battle for Group G top spot; Senegal, Colombia and Japan fighting for survival

England and Belgium have sailed through Group G, winning their two games and are now in the curious situation of weighing up whether they even want to top the section.

Highlights Belgium vs Tunisia, FIFA World Cup 2018, Match 27 in Spartak Stadium: Belgium thrash Tunisia 5-2
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Highlights Belgium vs Tunisia, FIFA World Cup 2018, Match 27 in Spartak Stadium: Belgium thrash Tunisia 5-2

Catch the live scores and updates of the FIFA World Cup 2018 clash between an in-form Belgium and Tunisia.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Cristiano Ronaldo scores only goal for Portugal as Morocco bow out of tournament after defeat
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Cristiano Ronaldo scores only goal for Portugal as Morocco bow out of tournament after defeat

Morocco coach Herve Renard opted for a back four, with Manuel Da Costa and Nabil Dirar coming into the side, to provide added protection against the "absolutely exceptional" Ronaldo after his hat-trick against Spain.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia look to dominate African powerhouse Nigeria in opening game
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia look to dominate African powerhouse Nigeria in opening game

Former World Cup semi-finalists Croatia take on African powerhouses Nigeria in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad on Saturday in their opening Group D match that may prove a test of the organisers' anti-racism drive.

Voting begins in Russia's presidential election: Vladimir Putin expected to consolidate hold on power
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Voting begins in Russia's presidential election: Vladimir Putin expected to consolidate hold on power

Voting was underway for Russia's presidential election on Sunday, in which incumbent President Vladimir Putin is seeking a fourth term in office.

FIFA World Cup 2018 draw: Spain coach Julen Lopetegui concerned over Portugal clash in opener
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FIFA World Cup 2018 draw: Spain coach Julen Lopetegui concerned over Portugal clash in opener

Portugal have failed to beat Spain in seven previous meetings at major tournaments, including as the Spanish team went on to lift their only World Cup in South Africa in 2010.

Joint Sea 2017: Russia, China participate in joint naval exercises in Baltic Sea
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Joint Sea 2017: Russia, China participate in joint naval exercises in Baltic Sea

Chinese and Russian commanders conducted a simulation exercise in Kaliningrad province for the ongoing joint military drills code-named "Joint Sea 2017" in the Baltic Sea.

Chinese naval fleet holds military exercise with Russian navy in St Petersburg
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Chinese naval fleet holds military exercise with Russian navy in St Petersburg

A Chinese naval fleet held a scheduled military exercise with the Russian navy in St Petersburg and Kaliningrad on Sunday in the first of planned exercises this year to strengthen their cooperation, state news agency Xinhua reported.

No problems in holding 2022 World Cup in Qatar in winter, says FIFA President Infantino
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No problems in holding 2022 World Cup in Qatar in winter, says FIFA President Infantino

FIFA’s decision to set the wintertime period as the time-frame for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar instead of the traditional summertime will not result in huge problems for the world of football, Gianni Infantino, the president of the world’s governing body of football, said.