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24 Sep 2019
France blew the Basketball World Cup wide open Wednesday by handing the United States their first loss in the competition in 13 years in their quarterfinal clash, powered by a double-double from big man Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz.
4 Sep 2019
The logo for the 2022 World Cup, which will be hosted by Qatar, is displayed onto the facade of the medina of Hammamet, in Tunisia. The logo was also displayed in other public spaces in Doha and cities around the world.
19 Jul 2019
British Prime Minister Theresa May gave England's World Cup-winning team reception in 10 Downing Street on Monday.
8 Jul 2019
'Great Again': Americans win fourth World Cup
28 Jun 2019
World Cup spending: More sponsor money for women's game, but gap remains.
8 Jun 2019
Women's World Cup 2019: How Jamaican football got its groove back.
8 Jun 2019
Australia extends their 100 percent start to their World Cup title defence with a 15-run win against the West Indies at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England.
5 Jun 2019
"When you are (playing) at home, you have to give it everything and go as far as possible and win (the tournament)": France's star defender Wendie Renard says her team, still looking for their first title, will remain "humble". But she has high hopes ahead of the hosts' World Cup campaign, which begins on June 7 with the tournament's opening match, against South Korea.
3 Jun 2019
Former England midfielder Jermaine Jenas has heaped praise on Gareth Southgate for continually evovling the England side, even since the World Cup.
24 May 2019
While China has qualified for next month's Women's World Cup for a seventh time in eight editions and boasts a record the men's side can only envy, the country of 1.4 billion still struggles to find girls to take up the sport, with some families feeling girls should stay indoors learning piano or dance.
23 May 2019
The Super Falcons on Nigeria are in Austria for their final preparation for the women world cup.
30 Apr 2019
The football boots with which Paul Pogba effectively won the World Cup for France last year are sold for 30,000 euros ($33,470) at a Paris auction.

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Hosts Cameroon overcame a resilient, goalkeeperless Comoros team 2-1 to progress to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on home soil. But the result was overshadowed by events which took place outside the stadium in Yaoundé, where a stampede tragically claimed at least eight lives. Earlier in the day, Gambia's dream run continued as they edged out Guinea, winning their first ever knockout game in their maiden tournament. The Scorpions will go head-to-head against Cameroon at the Douala stadium on Saturday for a place in the semi-final. Jean-Emile Jammine is joined by Sports Editor Simon Harding and James Vasina.
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