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Soccer-Portugal win Euro 2016 thanks to Eder's extra-time goal

Soccer-Portugal win Euro 2016 thanks to Eder's extra-time goal Sun, 10 Jul, 2016

Substitute Eder scored in extra-time to give Portugal a 1-0 win over hosts France in the Euro 2016 final on Sunday as they secured their first major international title despite losing captain and talisman Cristiano Ronaldo to injury.
France, Turkey win in Olympic basketball qualifying tourney

France, Turkey win in Olympic basketball qualifying tourney Thu, 07 Jul, 2016

France rallied from a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat New Zealand 66-59 on Thursday, moving two victories from a spot in the Olympic basketball tournament.
Surprise as Pistorius jailed for six years over girlfriend's murder

Surprise as Pistorius jailed for six years over girlfriend's murder Wed, 06 Jul, 2016

South African Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius was sent back to jail for six years on Wednesday for murdering Reeva Steenkamp, less than half the 15 year minimum term sought by prosecutors.
Messi given 21 months for tax fraud, likely to avoid prison

Messi given 21 months for tax fraud, likely to avoid prison Wed, 06 Jul, 2016

- Barcelona star Lionel Messi will appeal and vowed to clear his name after a court in Spain on Wednesday sentenced him and his father to 21 months in jail for tax fraud, the player's lawyers said.
Iceland beats England 2-1 in shock of Euro 2016

Iceland beats England 2-1 in shock of Euro 2016 Mon, 27 Jun, 2016

Iceland pulled off one of the biggest shocks in European Championship history by beating England 2-1 in the round of 16 on Monday, continuing the astonishing run of the smallest nation at the tournament.
Chile wins Copa; Messi misses, says he's quitting Argentina

Chile wins Copa; Messi misses, says he's quitting Argentina Mon, 27 Jun, 2016

Lionel Messi put his penalty kick over the crossbar, grabbed his shirt, clenched his teeth and covered his face with both hands.
Germany beats Slovakia 3-0 to make Euro 2016 quarterfinals

Germany beats Slovakia 3-0 to make Euro 2016 quarterfinals Sun, 26 Jun, 2016

Germany produced its best performance yet at the European Championship to book a place in the quarterfinals with a comprehensive 3-0 defeat of Slovakia on Sunday.
Poland beats Switzerland on penalties to reach quarterfinals

Poland beats Switzerland on penalties to reach quarterfinals Sat, 25 Jun, 2016

Poland qualified for the quarterfinals of the European Championship for the first time after it converted all its penalties to beat Switzerland 5-4 in a shootout.
Scots grind out 21-16 win over tenacious Japan

Scots grind out 21-16 win over tenacious Japan Sat, 25 Jun, 2016

Captain Greig Laidlaw sparked a late turnaround as Scotland toiled to beat Japan 21-16 on Saturday, ending their two-test tour of the Far East with a second win.
Czech Republic salvages 2-2 draw with Croatia

Czech Republic salvages 2-2 draw with Croatia Sat, 18 Jun, 2016

The Czech Republic salvaged a 2-2 draw with Croatia at the European Championship on Friday in a game temporarily suspended when flares were thrown onto the pitch and Croatia fans fought among themselves.
Russia handed suspended Euro 2016 disqualification

Russia handed suspended Euro 2016 disqualification Wed, 15 Jun, 2016

Russia could be thrown out of Euro 2016 if their fans cause further trouble inside a stadium after UEFA imposed a suspended disqualification and a 150,000 euro ($168,300.00) fine on the Russian Football Union (RFU) on Tuesday.
Chile defeats Panama 4-2, advances to Copa quarterfinals

Chile defeats Panama 4-2, advances to Copa quarterfinals Wed, 15 Jun, 2016

Eduardo Vargas and Alexis Sanchez each scored twice and Chile advanced to the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals with a 4-2 win over Panama on Tuesday.

France bans alcohol near Euro 2016 venues after violence

France bans alcohol near Euro 2016 venues after violence Sun, 12 Jun, 2016

The French government Sunday announced a ban on alcohol near Euro 2016 venues and fan zones, after three days of drunken violence among fans in the southern city of Marseille.
Violence back to haunt football at Euro 2016

Violence back to haunt football at Euro 2016 Sun, 12 Jun, 2016

Hundreds of fans charging through streets holding chairs above their heads ready to throw and bloodied, bare-chested men brawling with police -- football's plague of violence has returned with a vengeance in France.
Emotional farewell to Muhammad Ali in Louisville

Emotional farewell to Muhammad Ali in Louisville Fri, 10 Jun, 2016

Thousands of people from the worlds of sports, entertainment, politics and Muhammad Ali's native Louisville on Friday said farewell to the boxing legend hailed by Bill Clinton as a "universal soldier for our common humanity."

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