Belgium captain Kevin De Bruyne

FIFA World Cup preview: Belgium

Belgium probably doesn’t rate amongst many people’s top three nations at this year’s FIFA World Cup. They might not even make some people’s top 10. But make no mistake, this is a window where Belgium can shock the world and steal the title. This is a nation in a golden generation with talent in every position of […]

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Lionel Messi of Argentina

FIFA World Cup preview: Argentina

Argentina may stand as one of the heavyweights of the FIFA World Cup in Russia, but their group dictates that they won’t have it handed to them on a silver platter. Any team with Lionel Messi in it demands respect. But the question has to be asked: would Argentina even be here if not for Messi? It […]

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Uruguay star Luis Suarez

FIFA World Cup preview: Uruguay

Uruguay has won the FIFA World Cup twice before and is well positioned to press for a third title. The South Americans were lucky enough to score hosts Russia in their group. So progression should be a mere formality. Uruguay should top this group and have a real chance to go deep into the knockout stages. Portugal or […]

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England star Harry Kane

FIFA World Cup preview: England

For a country that boasts the biggest league in the world, England has had its fair share of global football disgrace. The Poms thought things couldn’t get much worse when their 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign lasted just eight days. That’s right, England couldn’t even progress out of their group. You would think that would steel England, […]

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Croatia captain Luka Modric

FIFA World Cup preview: Croatia

Croatia represents a very strong nation lumped into a very tricky FIFA World Cup group. This is a country that finished third at the 1998 World Cup. But arguably Croatia has a better roster on paper this time around. Drawing Lionel Messi’s Argentina was messy. This was compounded by also drawing tricky African customers Nigeria and Iceland […]

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Cricket fans with sandpaper

Australia returns to cricket for first time since #sandpapergate

It has been 69 days since the ban hammer of Cricket Australia fell on disgraced trio Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft. Now, for the first time since #sandpapergate, Australia returns to the cricket pitch in a five ODI series against England. Proposed Test series’ against Zimbabwe and Bangladesh have been scrapped since the offending yellow […]

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