Australia will be Asia’s representative in the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Inter-Continental Playoff after Tim Cahill scored an extra-time winner in a 2-1 victory over Syria at Stadium Australia on Tuesday that saw the Socceroos through with 3-2 on aggregate.
Argentine coaches working in South America have done their national team a few bad turns over the past two years and Jorge Celico could deny the twice champion and 2014 runner-up a place at the World Cup in Russia next year.
Iranian Paralympic shooter
s have impressed the audience at the 2017 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in Croatia, and collected three medals, including two silver ones, at the prestigious international sports event.
Brazilian police on Tuesday arrested a presidential aide and two ex-governors as part of an investigation into the 2014 World Cup's most expensive stadium, another black eye for the country's political establishment that adds pressure on beleaguered President Michel Temer.