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Iran rial plunges to new lows as U.S. sanctions loom
DUBAI (Reuters) - The Iranian rial plunged to a record low against the U.S. dollar on the unofficial market on Sunday, continuing its slide amid fears of returning U.S. sanctions after President Donald Trump in May withdrew from a deal on Tehran's nuclear program.
RPT-WRAPUP 1- Soccer-Kane fires England to record 6-1 win against Panama
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia, June 24 (Reuters) - Harry Kane struck a hat-trick as England's young and free-flowing team banished the ghost of past failures with a record 6-1 thrashing of feeble Panama on Sunday that eased them into the last 16.
Soccer-No regrets for Saudi coach after bruising World Cup
VOLGOGRAD, Russia, June 24 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia coach Juan Antonio Pizzi said on Sunday he had no regrets about his team's unsuccessful World Cup campaign which started with a 5-0 hammering by hosts Russia and will end on Monday against Egypt, who are also heading home early.
Soccer-Comedian who mocked Russian World Cup soccer team says sorry in new viral video
MOSCOW, June 24 (Reuters) - A comedian who called Russia's World Cup soccer team "shit" in a music video watched online by at least 12 million people released a new song on Sunday in which he said sorry and his co-performer hailed the national side as heroes.
Reuters Sports Schedule at 1615 GMT on Sunday
Reuters sports schedule at 1615 GMT on Sunday:
Soccer-Queiroz slams VAR, says system confusing for fans
SARANSK, Russia, June 24 (Reuters) - Iran coach Carlos Queiroz criticized the video assistant referee (VAR) system on Sunday and said it has left many fans sitting in the stands scratching their heads about what was going on.
Voter turnout in Turkey elections was 87 pct - state broadcaster
ANKARA, June 24 (Reuters) - Voter turnout in Turkey's presidential election on Sunday was 86.82 percent, while participation in the parliamentary vote was 87 percent, state broadcaster TRT said.
Kane fires England to record 6-1 win against Panama
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Harry Kane struck a hat-trick as England's young and free-flowing team banished the ghost of past failures with a record 6-1 thrashing of feeble Panama on Sunday that eased them into the last 16.
UPDATE 1-Motor racing-Hamilton wins in France to retake F1 lead
LE CASTELLET, France, June 24 (Reuters) - Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton won the French Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday to retake the overall lead from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, who finished fifth after a first lap collision.
FACTBOX-Soccer-Denmark v France
June 24 (Reuters) - Denmark play France in a Group C game at
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