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Swede Durmaz subjected to race hate storm after Germany loss
SOCHI (Reuters) - Sweden substitute Jimmy Durmaz was subjected to a storm of racial hatred and threats on social media after giving away the free kick that led to Toni Kroos's late winner for Germany in their Group F World Cup clash on Saturday.
Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Sunday
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Three kidnapped Turkish engineers released in southern Libya
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Three Turkish engineers kidnapped last year in the southern Libyan town of Ubari have been released, the U.N.-backed Libyan government said.
Millions gather as fireworks brighten St Petersburg's skies
ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Soccer fans from all over the world were treated to a spectacular celebration in St Petersburg on Saturday as millions of people gathered in the city center for Scarlet Sails, the climactic event of the annual White Nights festival.
Soccer-Millions gather as fireworks brighten St Petersburg's skies
ST PETERSBURG, June 24 (Reuters) - Soccer fans from all over the world were treated to a spectacular celebration in St Petersburg on Saturday as millions of people gathered in the city center for Scarlet Sails, the climactic event of the annual White Nights festival.
Athletics-Levy targets sub-13 club after winning semis
KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 23 (Reuters) - Commonwealth Games champion Ronald Levy signaled his readiness for Sunday's final of the 110m hurdles with an easy 13.45 second to win his semi-final at the Jamaican trials on Saturday.
Against the grain: Australian banks face rural lending reckoning
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian potato farmer Tom Fox says he had never missed a bank payment in two decades before a delay sending a shipment to Indonesia during a trade dispute between the countries prompted his lender to force him into receivership in 2013.
Flower power takes hold at Dior in break from menswear past
PARIS (Reuters) - A giant sculpture made of pink and black flowers set the tone at Christian Dior's catwalk show in Paris on Saturday as new menswear designer Kim Jones stamped his style on the storied French label with a display of floral-inspired, airy looks.
NZ Prime Minister Ardern names new-born daughter Neve Te Aroha
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Sunday she had named her new-born daughter Neve Te Aroha as she prepared to leave hospital amidst an outpouring of public excitement.
Mexico pride march poses questions for leftist presidency favorite
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of gay rights supporters marched through Mexico City on Saturday with both hope and some nagging doubts about the prospect of a presidential election victory by leftist front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador next weekend.
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