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Switzerland must shake off the disappointment of a mauling by Italy in their last European Championship game if they are to beat Turkey in Baku on Sunday and avoid elimination, warned coach Vladimir Petkovic. "The most important thing tomorrow will be to get stuck into the game, better than in the last one," said Petkovic at Saturday's pre-match news conference. The Swiss were overrun by Italy and had also looked uninspired in their opening game against Wales, a 1-1 draw in Baku last weekend.
Russian qualifier Liudmila Samsonova made light of her world ranking of 106 to defeat former number one and two-time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka to reach the Berlin WTA grass court final on Saturday.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s seminal album “What’s Going On,” a street in Detroit has been named “Marvin Gaye Drive.” The street naming was revealed during an event on Saturday hosted by Motown Museum and Detroit City Councilman Roy McCalister, kicking off the Detroit Avenue of Fashion’s Juneteenth festivities. The celebration […]
Marco Verratti is set to return from injury as Italy coach Roberto Mancini looks to make changes for Sunday's final group game against Wales in the heat of Rome.
Quinton de Kock fell just short of a second consecutive Test century as South Africa were dismissed for 298 at lunch on the second day of the second Test of the two-match series against the West Indies at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in St Lucia on Saturday.
Turkey coach Senol Gunes said on Saturday his side will need a "miracle" to reach the Euro 2020 last 16 ahead of their final group game against Switzerland.
People aged 18 and over in England are being invited to book their first Covid-19 jab in what the NHS has described as a "watershed moment". Many young people queued outside the London Stadium in Stratford this afternoon to get their first Covid jab.
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India captain Virat Kohli held firm in the face of accurate New Zealand pace bowling as the inaugural World Test Championship final at Southampton eventually got going on Saturday.
Having been put through the wringer by their team at Euro 2020 so far, Danish fans are preparing for another outpouring of emotion as the side take on Russia on Monday needing a win to have any hope of making the knockout stage. Christian Eriksen's cardiac arrest in the opening Group B game against Finland temporarily derailed all thoughts of the side repeating their victorious Euro 92 campaign, but his remarkable recovery has both the team and the fans wanting to get back to winning ways for him. On a sultry weekend afternoon at Faelledparken, teams of boys born in 2006 and representing Skjold and Frederiksberg BK played on a bumpy grass pitch overlooked on one side by the Parken stadium, where Eriksen collapsed, and on the other by the Rigshospitalet hospital, where he was taken to recover.
Biographer Robert Lacey says William was "horrified" by what Meghan had been accused of.
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Shazam has crossed a major milestone. According to Apple, the song recognition app has surpassed 1 billion song matches per month, bringing its total to 50 billion tags since its inception in 2002. Since Shazam’s start as a text message service, its number of song matches per month has continued to grow, reaching exponential heights […]
A Chinese art gallery has removed an exhibit that ranked the pictures of women on the level of attractiveness.
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Over 10 inches of rainfall was recorded in parts of southeastern Louisiana from the morning of June 18 to 19, according to the National Weather Service, as Tropical Storm Claudette hit the region.Footage captured by Linda Pittman, a resident of Slidell, shows the front yard of her home submerged in floodwater.Speaking to Storyful, Pittman said, "Last night the water was over my bottom step on the front porch. We stayed up until 3 am trying to keep the water out of the house and it started backing up in the shower and in the powder room.“I shot this video around 7 am and the water had already receded that much,” Pittman added. “I was amazed and blessed at the same time that more water didn’t get in.” Credit: Linda Pittman via Storyful
Barcelona announced the signing of Memphis Depay on Saturday, with the striker to join when his contract with Lyon expires at the end of this month.
Gulf Arab states are unlikely to be deterred from dialogue to improve ties with Iran after a hardline judge won the presidency but their talks with Tehran might become tougher, analysts said. Prospects for better relations between Muslim Shi'ite Iran and Sunni Gulf Arab monarchies could ultimately hinge on progress to revive Tehran's 2015 nuclear accord with world powers, they said, after Ebrahim Raisi won Friday's election. The Iranian judge and cleric, who is subject to U.S. sanctions, takes office in August, while nuclear talks in Vienna under outgoing President Hassan Rouhani, a more pragmatic cleric, are ongoing.
President Joe Biden announced Saturday that Champ, the older of the family’s two dogs, had died “peacefully at home.” The German shepherd was 13. “He was our constant, cherished companion during the last 13 years and was adored by the entire Biden family,” Biden and first lady Jill Biden said in a statement posted to the president’s official Twitter account.
The U.S. is more than tripling the number of vaccines it’ll supply to Taiwan. A senior administration official told Reuters the U.S. will ship 2.5 million of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan on Saturday.The official said the donation was made to save lives and was not tied to political or economic conditions.The shipment comes as Washington embarks on “vaccine diplomacy,” competing with Beijing to deepen geopolitical clout. Taiwan has been increasingly facing political and military pressure from China.China has offered to send doses to the island, which it considers its territory, but Taipei has expressed concern about the safety of Chinese shots. Taiwan’s deal to buy vaccines from Germany’s Biontech fell through, and Taipei blamed that on pressure from Beijing. China has denied that accusation.The shipment also comes as Washington works with Taipei to secure supply chains for chips and other strategic items.The Biden Administration has vowed to boost ties with Taiwan, which has no formal diplomatic ties with the U.S.