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Relaxed Russia coach shrugs off early Confederations Cup exit

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KAZAN, Russia Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov shrugged off his team’s early exit from the Confederations Cup that they are hosting on Saturday, insisting they had made a "qualitative leap" over the last year.

Soccer-Relaxed Russia coach shrugs off early Confederations Cup exit

KAZAN, Russia, June 24 Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov shrugged off his team’s early exit from the Confederations Cup that they are hosting on Saturday, insisting they had made a "qualitative leap" over the last year.

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Mexico knock out Confederations Cup hosts Russia

KAZAN, Russia Mexico winger Hirving Lozano took advantage of an awful mix-up in the Russian defence to score an extraordinary goal which gave his side a 2-1 win and knocked the Confederations Cup hosts out of the tournament on Saturday.

UPDATE 2-Soccer-Mexico knock out Confederations Cup hosts Russia

KAZAN, Russia, June 24 Mexico winger Hirving Lozano took advantage of an awful mix-up in the Russian defence to score an extraordinary goal which gave his side a 2-1 win and knocked the Confederations Cup hosts out of the tournament on Saturday.

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Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City battles as death toll mounts

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Federer to face Zverev in his 11th Halle final

HALLE, Germany Top seed Roger Federer will challenge for a ninth Halle Open title against Alexander Zverev after reaching the Wimbledon warm-up event final with a 6-4 7-6(5) win over rising Russian talent Karen Khachanov on Saturday.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Federer to face Zverev in his 11th Halle final

* Zverev reaches final for second year in a row (Updates with Zverev in final, quotes, details)

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Soccer - Russia hopes to use video assistant referee in league play - Mutko

KAZAN, Russia The president of Russia's Football Union, deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko, said on Saturday that the country was in talks with FIFA on using the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology at some of its stadiums.

Soccer-Russia hopes to use video assistant referee in league play - Mutko

KAZAN, Russia, June 24 The president of Russia's Football Union, deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko, said on Saturday that the country was in talks with FIFA on using the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology at some of its stadiums.

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Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City battles as death toll mounts

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