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Women’s World Cup 2019: France and Germany top respective groups, Norway and Spain finish second, plus more

Women’s World Cup 2019: France and Germany top respective groups, Norway and Spain finish second, plus more

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The final round of group matches are upon us at the 2019 Women’s World Cup.On Monday, host nation France were looking to secure top spot in their group while tournament heavyweights Germany were also in action. Nigeria Women 0-1 France Women The video assistant referee helped hosts France to victory over Nigeria at the World Cup to seal top spot in Group A. Getty Images - Getty This game will be remembered for the VAR use The game in Rennes remained goalless until the final 15 minutes, with Wendie Renard scoring a penalty at the second attempt to secure a 1-0 win. Referee Melissa Borjas awarded a spot-kick after consulting VAR and adjudging that Viviane Asseyi had been taken down by Ngozi Ebere – who was shown a second yellow card for the challenge. Renard
U20 World Cup: Runners-up South Korea feted before fans in Seoul

U20 World Cup: Runners-up South Korea feted before fans in Seoul

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SEOUL, June 17 (UPI) -- Players and coaches of the South Korean men's under-20 football team were feted in front of fans in the nation's capital Monday for their unexpected run to second place at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland. Coached by Chung Jung-yong, South Korea reached the championship final of the biennial youth tournament for the first time. They lost to Ukraine 3-1 on Saturday, but they were still greeted warmly by hundreds of fans at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, earlier Monday. Later in the day, the Korea Football Association organized a welcome reception at Seoul Plaza, in front of Seoul City Hall, with fans gathered to get a closer look at the future faces of South Korean football. Chung thanked the fans for their unwavering support. "We didn't reach the ...
India vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma’s 140 sets up victory for Virat Kohli’s side

India vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma’s 140 sets up victory for Virat Kohli’s side

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Old TraffordIndia 336-5 (50 overs): Rohit 140, Kohli 77, Amir 3-47Pakistan 212-6 (40 overs): Fakhar 62, Babar 48, Shankar 2-22India won by 89 runs (DLS method)Scorecard; Table; ScheduleIndia continued their World Cup dominance over rivals Pakistan with a rain-affected 89-run victory as a highly anticipated match came to a strange end at Old Trafford.Pakistan, chasing 337, collapsed to 166-6 before a rain delay saw their target revised to another 136 runs required from 30 balls - a near-impossible task.India, who ...
Watch: Brooks Koepka makes history in U.S. Open’s second round

Watch: Brooks Koepka makes history in U.S. Open’s second round

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June 14 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Brooks Koepka remains in pursuit of his third consecutive U.S. Open title after moving within three shots of leader Justin Rose at Pebble Beach. Koepka carded 69 for the second straight round Friday. He became the first defending champion to break 70 in his first two rounds of the U.S. Open since Scott Simpson accomplished the feat 31 years ago. Kopeka told reporters he feels great despite still trailing Rose for first place. "I've got a chance," Koepka said. "That's all you can ask for. I just need to make a few putts. Sometimes the hole just needs to open up." Koepka is no stranger to having a chance. With a victory, Koepka would join Scotland's Willie Anderson (1903-05) as the only player to win three straight U.S. Opens. Koepka also won the PGA Championshi...