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Ireland rebound from Japan loss by beating Russia only 35-0

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Ireland rebounded from its jolting loss to Japan by defeating winless Russia only 35-0 in a humdrum Rugby World Cup match on Thursday. [more]

World Cup Group Odds Roundup: Powerhouses set as betting favorites

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Only three countries won their group in each of the previous two World Cup tournaments, one of which did not even make it this time, which suggests that pool play can offer some pleasant payoffs for bettors. With the World Cup in Russia set to begin next month, Uruguay is an even-money favorite on the [more]

Russia wins 3 medals on day 4 of world championships

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Russia's Daria Shmeleva won her first individual gold medal in the women's 500-meter time trial at the world track cycling championships on Saturday. [more]