Iran faces USA in winner-takes-all match to progress to World Cup knockout stages

Iran faces USA in winner-takes-all match to progress to World Cup knockout stages

CNN — The knockout stage has already arrived for the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) at the World Cup – nothing less than a win on Tuesday will suffice when it takes on Iran in a winner-takes-all match. Whichever team wins will reach the round-of-16 at Qatar 2022, and for the USMNT, even a … Read more

USMNT World Cup group scenarios: What does USA need to qualify for the round of 16?

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In Friday’s first game, Iran beat Wales 2-0 after sensational late goals from Rouzbeh Cheshmi and Ramin Rezaeian at the Al-Rayyan Stadium. Iran had the better of the chances, hitting the woodwork on several occasions, but luck seemed to be smiling upon the Welsh, despite Wayne Hennessey’s late red card. However, Cheshmi’s 99th minute strike … Read more

England’s Harry Kane and several other European captains told not to wear ‘OneLove’ armband at World Cup

England's Harry Kane and several other European captains told not to wear 'OneLove' armband at World Cup

CNN — The captains of several European teams will not to wear “OneLove” armbands at the World Cup in Qatar due to the danger of receiving yellow cards. England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Wales were set to participate in the “OneLove” campaign to promote inclusion and oppose discrimination. But those countries’ associations … Read more

Nearly 1 million children in London offered polio boosters after virus is detected in sewage

Nearly 1 million children in London offered polio boosters after virus is detected in sewage

CNN — Children living in London will be offered an extra dose of the polio vaccine following the discovery of poliovirus in sewage in the British capital, health authorities announced Wednesday. The UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization said a targeted inactivated polio vaccine booster dose should be offered to all children between the … Read more

Qatar World Cup 2022 start date to change as FIFA allows hosts to play first

Qatar World Cup 2022 start date to change as FIFA allows hosts to play first

FIFA is set to move the start date of the World Cup one day earlier so that host nation Qatar can play first, The Athletic understand. Previously, the tournament was scheduled to begin on Monday November 21, with Senegal playing the Netherlands. However, it is understood that Qatar wants to play first, as has become … Read more

UK breaks its record for highest temperature as heat builds

UK breaks its record for highest temperature as heat builds

LONDON (AP) — Britain shattered its record for highest temperature ever registered Tuesday, with a provisional reading of 39.1 degrees Celsius (102.4 degrees Fahrenheit), according to the country’s weather office — and the heat was only expected to rise. The highest temperature previously recorded in Britain was 38.7 C (101.7 F), a record set in … Read more