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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – Breakout stars of the Asian Cup

Star young players a feature of 2019 Asian Cup New faces set to be prominent during 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying A look at five of those breakthrough players The 2019 edition of the AFC Asian Cup saw a host of fresh names grab their fair share of the headlines. With many nations building towards the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, there was no shortage of young talent on display in the United Arab Emirates across January. Qatar upset the established order with their stunning run to a maiden continental…

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Prisoners in mass breakout after ‘riot’ at Australia jail

Image copyright WA POLICE Image caption Alan McDonald (L) has been recaptured, but Brendan Bartley (C) and Darryl Councillor remain on the run Australian police are searching for three men who escaped from a jail amid what prison staff have called “a riot”. A total of 10 inmates escaped Greenough Regional Prison, 400 km (250 miles) north of Perth, late on Tuesday, police said. Seven have since been recaptured. The men had scaled a fence during a disturbance at the jail that involved the lighting of fires, officials said. Authorities…

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Mikko Rantanen looks to build upon breakout season with Avalanche

Mikko Rantanen enjoyed a breakout campaign as the Colorado Avalanche surprised many observers by reaching the playoffs for the first time in four years. Apr 22, 2018; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen (96) controls the puck ahead of Nashville Predators center Nick Bonino (13) in the second period in game six of the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Now, the 21-year-old forward from Finland is hungry for more success. “It was a…

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