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After taming Messi, Iceland targeting Nigeria: Gunnarsson
GELENDZHIK, Russia (Reuters) - Iceland's dream World Cup debut may have gotten them a point against two-time champions Argentina, but Aron Gunnarsson and his team mates are already putting that result behind them as they move on to the challenge of Nigeria.
Blink and you'll miss them: Few England fans make trek to Russia
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - Only a small contingent of diehard English fans have made the journey to see the start of their team's World Cup campaign in Russia, with many others put off by fears of violence and a diplomatic crisis between London and Moscow.
REFILE-'Girls can come after you': U.S. tech moguls risk jail for online sex trafficking
NEW YORK, June 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Victims of sex trafficking could sue U.S. websites used to sell their bodies online, experts said, as a new law signals a drive by Washington to clamp down on soaring internet sex slavery.
Aquarius migrant rescue ship arrives in Spain
VALENCIA, Spain, June 17 (Reuters) - The Aquarius charity-run rescue ship arrived in the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, a week after Italy refused to let it dock with 629 migrants on board.
Soccer: Amrabat out of hospital but also out of next game
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Morocco winger Nordin Amrabat has been discharged from hospital but he will not play in the side's next World Cup Group B clash against Portugal on Wednesday after suffering concussion in the 1-0 loss to Iran, officials said.
Soccer-Amrabat out of hospital but also out of next game
MOSCOW, June 17 (Reuters) - Morocco winger Nordin Amrabat has been discharged from hospital but he will not play in the side's next World Cup Group B clash against Portugal on Wednesday after suffering concussion in the 1-0 loss to Iran, officials said.
Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Sunday
Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Sunday:
Soccer-Young Super Eagles earning their World Cup wings
KALININGRAD, Russia, June 17 (Reuters) - Nigeria suffered from a bit of growing pains on Saturday when the young Super Eagles were schooled in set pieces by Croatia who shot to the top of Group D with a 2-0 win in their World Cup opener.
Modric ready for Argentina challenge after scripting Croatia victory
KALININGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - Croatia midfielder Luka Modric suggested that his team's 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday had turned up the heat on Group D favorites Argentina who were held to a tame 1-1 draw by Iceland earlier in the day.
Croatia need own goal and penalty to overcome Nigeria
KALININGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 on Saturday with an own goal from Oghenekaro Etebo and a penalty from Luka Modric to go top of World Cup Group D, one of the toughest and most unpredictable in the tournament.
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