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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."
France kicks off Euro 2016 party with Eiffel Tower gig

France kicks off Euro 2016 party with Eiffel Tower gig Fri, 10 Jun, 2016

France kicked off Euro 2016 festivities with a huge open-air concert at the Eiffel Tower Thursday, as President Francois Hollande vowed the event would run smoothly despite ongoing strikes and looming terror attack fears.
Venezuela beats Uruguay 1-0 to advance to Copa quarters

Venezuela beats Uruguay 1-0 to advance to Copa quarters Fri, 10 Jun, 2016

Salomon Rondon scored on a rebound after a shot from midfield struck the crossbar and Venezuela beat Uruguay 1-0 on Thursday night to advance to the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals.
Frenchman held in Ukraine 'planned Euro 2016 attacks'

Frenchman held in Ukraine 'planned Euro 2016 attacks' Mon, 06 Jun, 2016

Ukraine said Monday it had arrested a suspected far-right French extremist with a huge arsenal of weapons who allegedly planned to attack the European Championships in France this week.
Canada secures Rio volleyball berth with 3-2 win over China

Canada secures Rio volleyball berth with 3-2 win over China Sun, 05 Jun, 2016

Canada beat China 3-2 on Sunday to secure the final Olympic berth at a men's volleyball qualification tournament.

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