France, Croatia favourites to set up World Cup final repeat
Thursday, 13 September 2018 LILLE, France (Reuters) - France and Croatia, who contested football's World Cup final this year, will start as favourites this weekend to set up the men's tennis equivalent in the Davis Cup.
The dominance of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in the Ballon d’Or has finally ended, with Luka Modric taking home France Football’s 2018 prize. Starting... SoccerNews.com - SportsAlso reported by •Firstpost
Modric won the Champions League with Real Madrid and then guided Croatia to the World Cup final in July. The midfielder was voted player of the tournament. FOX Sports - SportsAlso reported by •Firstpost
England manager Gareth Southgate tells Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill how "painful" it was to be so close to a World Cup final, and that "the disappointment will always... BBC Sport - SportsAlso reported by •The News Articles •SBS •New Zealand Herald