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Australia beat Honduras 3-1 to qualify for World Cup soccer

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia beat Honduras 3-1 in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff on Wednesday to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia. Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Australia vs Honduras - ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia - November 15...

After ‘Miracle of Milan’, could Zlatan return?

After ‘Miracle of Milan’, could Zlatan return? Zlatan, who retired from the national team in 2016, was among the crowd in the San Siro to cheer on his former Sweden teammates. — Reuters picSTOCKHOLM, Nov 14 — After Sweden’s “Miracle of Milan” booked them a berth at...

Italy keeper Buffon ends international career after defeat

Italy’s Gianluigi Buffon looks dejected after his team failed to qualify for the World Cup. ― Reuters picMILAN, Nov 14 ― Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon confirmed yesterday he was ending his international career after the four-time champions failed to reach the World Cup ...

Sweden book place in Russia with 1-0 aggregate win over Italy

Sweden book place in Russia with 1-0 aggregate win over Italy Sweden’s Marcus Berg and team mates celebrate after the match against Italy. ― Reuters picMILAN, Nov 14 ― Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after being held to a 0-0 home d...

Didier Deschamps in charge means no World Cup for me, says Karim Benzema

By: AFP | Published:November 13, 2017 1:42 Karim Benzema last played for the national team in October 2015. (Source: Reuters) Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has admitt...

Croatia see off Greece in playoff to seal World Cup spot

ATHENS, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Croatia clinched a place in next year's World Cup finals on Sunday after holding Greece to a goalless draw at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Athens to complete a 4...

Football: Morocco qualify for World Cup | The Star Online

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Two goals in the space of five minutes midway through the first half ensured a 2-0 away win for Morocco over the Ivory Coast as they secured a return to the World Cup finals f...

Andrea Pirlo joins the criticism as Italy fears the worst

By: Reuters | Milan | Published:November 11, 2017 5:10 Andrea Pirlo said that it was no good hoping that home advantage would sway the tie Italy’s way. (Source: AP) Form...

Pirlo joins the criticism as Italy fears the worst

MILAN, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Former playmaker Andrea Pirlo joined the criticism after Italy's 1-0 defeat to Sweden on Friday left the four-times champions on the brink of missing out on the World Cu...

Kim Jong Un's love of sport could be making of Olympic Games

SEOUL/BERLIN Nov 6 (Reuters) - As Olympic officials try to persuade North Korea to join what they hope will be a peaceful winter Games in the South in February, leader Kim Jong Un has a weakness ...

Richard Browning sets world record in jet engine 'Iron Man' suit

It wasn't Hollywood but Richard Browning's bid to make world history was straight out of a superhero film. Browning set a Guinness World Record for the fastest speed in a body-controlled jet eng...