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Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup, beats Egypt 3-1

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St. Petersburg, Jun 20 (AP) - Two wins, eight goals and almost certainly a place in the knockout stage for first time since the Soviet era.
Russia is enjoying quite the party at its own World Cup - and not even the highly anticipated return of Mo-hamed Salah could slow it down on Tuesday.
Confounding grim pre-tournament predictions, the host nation earned a second straight emphatic victory to start the group stage by beating Egypt 3-1. Having already routed Saudi Arabia 5-0, Russia is likely...
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England extends record ODI total in 242-run win against Australia

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Nottingham, Jun 20 (AP) - England extended its own record in one-day international cricket by 37 runs after smashing the highest-ever total of 481-6 as it beat Australia by 242 runs in the third ODI on Tuesday.
Australia was bowled out for 239 with 13 overs to spare - its biggest ODI defeat in...
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Raised in Madrid, Cheryshev becomes Russia's World Cup star

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St. Petersburg, Jun 20 (AP) - Denis Cheryshev had been the odd man out in Russia's team. Now he's the break-out star, tied with Cristiano Ronaldo as the World Cup's top scorer.
Raised in Spain at the Real Madrid academy, he has used his slick technique and tactical awareness to score three goals...
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