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The Spin | Mexico all set for CAC 2019: ‘People think it’s the game from Alice in Wonderland’

Mexico may have only one proper cricket pitch but the country’s relationship with the sport goes way back and it plays host to the Central American Cricket Championships this weekThe umpires are flying in from Canada, the problems with Costa Rica’s hot…

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Tata Martino unveiled as Mexico manager after Atlanta’s MLS title triumph

Former Argentina coach looking to build reliable squadEl Tri have not reached World Cup last-eight since 1986Gerardo “Tata” Martino refused to make any promises about ending Mexico’s long absence from the World Cup quarter-finals when he was officially…

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Canelo Álvarez builds brand with simple demolition of Rocky Fielding

The all-conquering Mexican’s latest win felt more like a promotional parade than a genuine world title showdownFor years Canelo Álvarez was hailed as the biggest star of boxing’s post- Floyd Mayweather age. After managing to fill Madison Square Garden …

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Canelo Álvarez awaits in Rocky Fielding’s unlikely shot at glory

Few will give the 31-year-old Liverpudlian a chance on Saturday when he climbs through the ropes at Madison Square Garden to face Canelo ÁlvarezWhen Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez announced the first opponent of his blockbuster 11-fight, $365m contract with ups…

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‘It doesn’t feel real’: Lewis Hamilton claims fifth F1 world title – video

Lewis Hamilton has won his fifth career Formula One championship with a fourth-place finish on Sunday at the Mexican Grand Prix, a race dominated by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Hamilton’s fourth was still enough to secure the 2018 title Continue reading…

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Pioneer of women’s football in Mexico is latest victim of Tijuana violence

Marbella Ibarra founded the country’s first professional club for women. The discovery of her bound and brutalised body made her a statistic in her home town’s violent recent history?Marbella Ibarra was football mad in a machista country where women’s …

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Canelo Álvarez v Gennady Golovkin II: world middleweight championship – live!

Golovkin defends WBA and WBC titles against Álvarez in rematchTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 2.19am BST Two of the three televised preliminary bouts are in the books. They lasted a combined six rounds. The second was finished at about 8:45pm…

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Gennady Golovkin v Canelo Álvarez: scuffle breaks out at weigh-in – video

Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Álvarez both made weight on Friday ahead of their much-anticipated rematch for the world middleweight championship on the Las Vegas strip.Afterwards, Canelo quickly invaded Golovkin’s space when they came together for the tr…

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Gennady Golovkin scoffs at ‘clown’ Canelo Álvarez at contentious weigh-in

Álvarez (159.4lbs) and Golovkin (159.6lbs) make weight limitGolovkin defends WBA and WBC belts on Saturday in Las VegasBad blood gives Golovkin and Álvarez rematch an added edgeGennady Golovkin and Canelo Álvarez both made weight on Friday afternoon ah…

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Tyler Adams’ maiden goal lifts USA to first win over Mexico in three years

Adams strike lifts USA to first win over Mexico since 2015USA 1-0 Mexico: international friendly – as it happened Tyler Adams showed he might be able to help when the rebuilding US soccer team resumes competitive matches next June. So did Antonee Robin…

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USA v Mexico: international friendly – live!

Latest score and news as old rivals meet in Nashville Email Graham with your thoughts or tweet him @grahamparkerfc 12.48am BST USAThe biggest takeaway from the Brazil game in New Jersey last week was possibly that it’s a good idea to qualify for the Wo…

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World Cup 2018: 32 fans from 32 countries review the tournament

As the dust settles on the World Cup in Russia, readers have been sharing their verdicts on their teams’ performancesI could not be prouder of my team. To see France do so well and bring such happiness to the country has been an incredible experience. …

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World Cup 2018 player ratings: marks for every single performance in Russia

After every game in Russia we asked our readers to rate the players and here are the verdicts, per game as well as average rating for the tournament The Russia World Cup came to a close with the France v Croatia final at the Luzhniki. There were 63 ga…

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Neymar’s roll to Southgate’s waistcoats: the World Cup’s most watched moments – video

The 2018 World Cup was quite the tournament. Here we look back at Neymar rolling, Panama celebrating their first goal in the World Cup ever, the return of football’s coming home and more Continue reading…

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The ecstasy and agony of the knockout stages – the best World Cup 2018 photos

We round up the best photography from the last-16 of the World Cup in Russia, including some penalty tension and last gasp goalsSee the opening week photos here and the second week here• Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photography Con…

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World Cup 2018 power rankings: Brazil reign while Sweden still edge England

With all the last-16 ties played we rank the teams who made it to the knockout stages of the World Cup, with Sweden and England rising while Spain plummet nine places to 16thIt looks like Brazil’s World Cup to lose now. They reduced Mexico to huff and …

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Mexico’s mistake at the World Cup was to peak at the first obstacle

El Tri were breathtaking in their opening match against Germany but they stumbled badly after failing to adapt to SwedenMexico chewed through 11 coaches in the nine years that followed their second-round exit at the 2006 World Cup. The result: successi…

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Mexico fans lament World Cup ‘last-16 curse’ after defeat to Brazil – video

Mexico fans were in tears after their team was eliminated from the World Cup by Brazil. Rowdy cheering quickly gave way to a more sombre mood and ended with despair as the Mexican team lost 2-0. Some supporters also delivered a melancholy rendition of …

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Neymar hits out at campaign ‘to undermine’ him after acting accusations

• Mexico coach Osorio criticised forward over Layun incident• Neymar claims opponents are trying to put him off his gameAfter another controversial match in which he was accused of diving and feigning injury, Neymar insisted the hum of talk around his …

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Brazil at ease with favourites’ tag as Willian steps into the limelight | Nick Ames

A sixth World Cup looks well within reach for a side that are not over reliant on their star names, with the Chelsea midfielder stepping up in the second half to help demoralise MexicoFrom the seleção, a selection box of treats. While their rivals falt…