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Poland ready for Senegal test

Poland ready for Senegal test

Robert Lewandowski and Sadio Mane face off in a mouthwatering World Cup shootout between two of European football's most lethal forwards on Tuesday as Poland take on Senegal.

Salah return stands in Russia's road to last 16

Salah return stands in Russia's road to last 16

Mohamed Salah is a looming obstacle as Russia attempt to virtually secure their place in the knockout stages of the World Cup in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday. Fears that poor performances from the home side could dampen enthusiasm in the host nation were blown away by a 5-0 demolition of Saudi Arabia in the opening game.

India A begin UK tour with big win

India A begin UK tour with big win

India A began their UK tour on a promising note, thrashing England Cricket Board XI by 125 runs following half centuries from captain Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw and Ishan Kishan.

YSCA Trophy: Mukilesh wins it for RKM Vivekananda

YSCA Trophy: Mukilesh wins it for RKM Vivekananda

U Mukilesh's all round effort (five for 35 and 32) was instrumental in RKM Vivekananda College beating DSR Ein Solutions by wickets and enter the super league phase of the all-India YSCA Trophy. S Suresh Kumar's five for 41 went in vain as KRC lost to South Zone Kerala by 39 runs.

Chandimal denies ball tampering allegations

Chandimal denies ball tampering allegations

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal denied tampering with the ball by using a sweet in his pocket before his team raced into a substantial 287-run lead on the fourth day of the second Test against the West Indies.

Kolarov scores from free kick, Serbia beat Costa Rica 1-0

Kolarov scores from free kick, Serbia beat Costa Rica 1-0

Aleksandar Kolarov scored from a left-footed free kick in the 56th minute and Serbia opened their World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica here. After David Guzman was handed a yellow card, Kolarov curled the ensuing free kick over the wall. Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who plays for Real Madrid, couldn't reach it.

Profligate Brazil held by stubborn Switzerland

Profligate Brazil held by stubborn Switzerland

Brazil's bid for a sixth World Cup got off to a slow start as Switzerland withstood an early onslaught to snatch a 1-1 draw in Rostov-on-Don. On the day when holders Germany were shocked 1-0 by Mexico, Brazil's tag as pre-tournament favourites looked justified in a dominant first-half capped by Philippe Coutinho's wonder strike to open the scoring.

Germany ready for Mexico test

Germany ready for Mexico test

Germany defeated Mexico 4-1 on the way to lifting last year's Confederations Cup trophy but Kroos believes that result is of little significance now.