July 2018

Tuesday, July 17 2018

Russia eliminate Spain from World Cup

Efore soccer comes home, it needed to stop from the shore. Russia lovers had one final opportunity on Sunday night to savour a group which had shattered all their expectations for this championship. And they did it in a bittersweet valedictory at Vladimir Putin's dream city from the sea.All of the best tales are comings-of-age, and Russia appeared to grow with every game, instructing that a sceptical public that it was OK to think again, they would not abruptly embarrass themthat this time things could be different.It left almost everybody here asking the exact same question: where in the world did that aspect come out of? Pressing a gifted Croatia squad, belting in sublime curlers out of 25...

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England knock Colombia out of World Cup

Russia's team physician has ignored calls for his players to be tested for doping, stating the squad have probably given more samples from the past year than England.The remarks came following a senior US anti-doping official told the Guardian it might be"innocent" to not believe that Russia could offend anti-doping rules during the World Cup.Discussing with Russian press the team physician, Eduard Bezuglov, stated that gamers had given over 300 samples within the last year to Fifa, Europe's Uefa and the Russian anti-doping bureau Rusada which"all of them turned out to become clean".He blamed the British media for raising the topic, stating he'd"make it easy"...

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