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Sure, the game only lasts 90 minutes, but to these World Cup fans the 27-hour train ride was worth it

Mexican defender Hector Moreno (left) and Swedish forward Marcus Berg vie for the ball at the World Cup on June 27. Photograph by: Jorge Guerrero YEKATERINBURG, Russia — After nearly 27 hours and 1,500 kilometres on a train from Moscow, Hans Josefsson’s pedicure remained immaculate. Before leaving Sweden 10 days earlier for the World Cup,…

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Bouchard, Andreescu within one win of earning a spot in main draw at Wimbledon

Four Canadians are one win away from reaching the main draw at Wimbledon. Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que., and Bianca Andreescu of Mississauga, Ont., both won second-round women’s qualifying matches on Wednesday to advance to the final round of qualifying on Thursday. Meanwhile, Brayden Schnur of Pickering, Ont., and Peter Polansky of Thornhill, Ont., are…

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