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  • Mexico can secure a place in the Confederations Cup semi-finals by avoiding defeat against the hosts Saturday Juan Carlos Osorio believes Saturday's Confederations Cup clash with Russia in Kazan provides his Mexico side with the perfect chance to silence their critics. Osorio's men have ..

    Osorio: Russia clash the perfect chance to answer critics

    Mexico can secure a place in the Confederations Cup semi-finals by avoiding defeat against the hosts Saturday Juan Carlos Osorio believes Saturday's Confederations Cup clash with Russia in Kazan provides his Mexico side with the perfect chance to silence their critics. Osorio's men have ..
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  • © AFP Warm-up games only partially hinted at how Russia will perform Opening Match will reveal Stanislav Cherchesov’s thinking Here are the questions surrounding the hosts By Igor Borunov with RussiaRussia is famously mysterious, and getting to grips with the national psyche is no easy task. The same applies to the national team ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, as we still do not fully know how they are going to perform at the Tournament of Champions. The Opening Match against New Zealand on 17 June should, though, shed some light on a few unanswered questions. Will Russia’s wing-backs manage to soar?Stanislav Cherchesov tends to prefer a three-man defence with two wing-backs tasked with blocking off the opponent’s options out wide. Russia’s head coach can choose between two players to fill these berths on each flank. On the left, it will likely be Dmitri Kombarov or Yuri Zhirkov, who have made four and seven appearances respectively under Cherchesov. On the right, he..

    Five questions to answer in Russia’s Confed bow

    © AFP Warm-up games only partially hinted at how Russia will perform Opening Match will reveal Stanislav Cherchesov’s thinking Here are the questions surrounding the hosts By Igor Borunov with RussiaRussia is famously mysterious, and getting to grips with the national psyche is no easy task. The same applies to the national team ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, as we still do not fully know how they are going to perform at the Tournament of Champions. The Opening Match against New Zealand on 17 June should, though, shed some light on a few unanswered questions. Will Russia’s wing-backs manage to soar?Stanislav Cherchesov tends to prefer a three-man defence with two wing-backs tasked with blocking off the opponent’s options out wide. Russia’s head coach can choose between two players to fill these berths on each flank. On the left, it will likely be Dmitri Kombarov or Yuri Zhirkov, who have made four and seven appearances respectively under Cherchesov. On the right, he..
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  • Mr Tihonenko preparesIGOR TIHONENKO, green-eyed, with sandy blond hair and a trim beard, looks into the camera and intones, “I took his words as a direction.” He is paraphrasing the explosive testimony of the former FBI director, James Comey, about President Donald Trump. Mr Tihonenko, a native of Belarus, is broadcasting live in Russian on the day of the Co..

    America’s answer to Russian propaganda TV

    Mr Tihonenko preparesIGOR TIHONENKO, green-eyed, with sandy blond hair and a trim beard, looks into the camera and intones, “I took his words as a direction.” He is paraphrasing the explosive testimony of the former FBI director, James Comey, about President Donald Trump. Mr Tihonenko, a native of Belarus, is broadcasting live in Russian on the day of the Co..
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  • The Real Madrid forward's representatives have denied accusations which claimed he defrauded Spanish authorities out of over €14 million Cristiano Ronaldo has issued his first response to the tax fraud complaint made against him, saying sometimes the best answer is "to be quiet". Latest Real ..

    Cristiano Ronaldo responds to tax complaint: The best answer is to be quiet

    The Real Madrid forward's representatives have denied accusations which claimed he defrauded Spanish authorities out of over €14 million Cristiano Ronaldo has issued his first response to the tax fraud complaint made against him, saying sometimes the best answer is "to be quiet". Latest Real ..
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  • The digital distribution services of Android and iOS are set to receive some important updates in 2017. Earlier this month, Apple kicked things off by announcing a major redesign of its App Store coming with iOS 11 in September, and it looks like Google isn't planning on idling about either. O..

    Android Excellence is Google’s answer to the new iOS 11 App Store

    The digital distribution services of Android and iOS are set to receive some important updates in 2017. Earlier this month, Apple kicked things off by announcing a major redesign of its App Store coming with iOS 11 in September, and it looks like Google isn't planning on idling about either. O..
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  • Facebook says the idea for adding Accelerated Mobile Pages and Apple News support to its Instant Articles toolkit came from frustrated publishers asking for an easier way to produce all three formats. That rings true; format fragmentation is a growing burden for news publishers. But generating Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMPs) from Instant Articles seems like a strange answer to the wrong question. Instead of looking for incremental improvements to the underlying problem, publishers and platforms should revisit the premise that all of these formats are necessary in the first place. What if one distribution format could work across multiple platforms? Consider AMP, Instant Articles and Apple News, which are essentially three different ways of presenting news articles. Of those, AMP is the only non-proprietary format — and by far the most flexible. Instant Articles policy forbids ads above the fold, limits ad frequency and blocks ad networks except Facebook’s Audience Network. Facebook ..

    Is AMP the answer to format fragmentation?

    Facebook says the idea for adding Accelerated Mobile Pages and Apple News support to its Instant Articles toolkit came from frustrated publishers asking for an easier way to produce all three formats. That rings true; format fragmentation is a growing burden for news publishers. But generating Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMPs) from Instant Articles seems like a strange answer to the wrong question. Instead of looking for incremental improvements to the underlying problem, publishers and platforms should revisit the premise that all of these formats are necessary in the first place. What if one distribution format could work across multiple platforms? Consider AMP, Instant Articles and Apple News, which are essentially three different ways of presenting news articles. Of those, AMP is the only non-proprietary format — and by far the most flexible. Instant Articles policy forbids ads above the fold, limits ad frequency and blocks ad networks except Facebook’s Audience Network. Facebook ..
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  • There is significant evolution occurring, on an almost daily basis, when it comes to Google’s search engine results page (SERP). Recently, Google’s SERP has gone through yet another evolution, with the addition of a rich featured snippet known as Google’s Answer Box. Since its initial launch, the Answer Box Snippet has continued to gain traction, but it wasn’t until 2016 that brands really started utilizing it. To get a better understanding of how companies use it, our team at iQuanti ran an internal analysis across multiple enterprise SEO organic footprints in multiple industries, and found 4-6 times the growth of keyword terms now triggering an Answer Box result. As we all know, Google tries to interpret search intent based on selected keywords and associated behavior models. Within this model, Google attempts to surface a relevant result and display it within the SERP as a highlighted boxed result – known as an Answer Box. Google is known to test features, innovations and algori..

    Google Answer Box Strategy: The Dos and Don’ts

    There is significant evolution occurring, on an almost daily basis, when it comes to Google’s search engine results page (SERP). Recently, Google’s SERP has gone through yet another evolution, with the addition of a rich featured snippet known as Google’s Answer Box. Since its initial launch, the Answer Box Snippet has continued to gain traction, but it wasn’t until 2016 that brands really started utilizing it. To get a better understanding of how companies use it, our team at iQuanti ran an internal analysis across multiple enterprise SEO organic footprints in multiple industries, and found 4-6 times the growth of keyword terms now triggering an Answer Box result. As we all know, Google tries to interpret search intent based on selected keywords and associated behavior models. Within this model, Google attempts to surface a relevant result and display it within the SERP as a highlighted boxed result – known as an Answer Box. Google is known to test features, innovations and algori..
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  • The Atletico boss says his focus is entirely on his side's chase for third place in La Liga, while questions over his future can be answered later Diego Simeone is tired of discussing his future as he focuses on securing a third-place finish for Atletico Madrid in LaLiga. Speculation over Sim..

    Simeone refuses to answer questions on future

    The Atletico boss says his focus is entirely on his side's chase for third place in La Liga, while questions over his future can be answered later Diego Simeone is tired of discussing his future as he focuses on securing a third-place finish for Atletico Madrid in LaLiga. Speculation over Sim..
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  • Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Brexit negotiations will firstly be "human, social and economic", the EU's Michel Barnier said There is "always an answer" to the issue of what form the Irish border will take after Brexit, says the EU's chief negotiator. Michel Barnier was speaking on a two-day visit to the Republic of Ireland ahead of the start of the Brexit talks.He met business owners based near the Irish border who could be negatively affected if trade tariffs were imposed between the UK and EU.On the border issue, he said: "There is always a road when there is a will." All you need to know about Brexit Brexit's hard Irish border questions Also speaking in the Republic of Ireland on Friday, Tony Blair warned that a hard border on the island would be a "disaster". The former UK prime minister told a meeting of MEPs in County Wicklow he believed there was a "common desire" to make Northern Ireland a "special case" in Brexit talks. Image copyright PA Imag..

    Brexit Irish border answer can be found – EU’s Barnier

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Brexit negotiations will firstly be "human, social and economic", the EU's Michel Barnier said There is "always an answer" to the issue of what form the Irish border will take after Brexit, says the EU's chief negotiator. Michel Barnier was speaking on a two-day visit to the Republic of Ireland ahead of the start of the Brexit talks.He met business owners based near the Irish border who could be negatively affected if trade tariffs were imposed between the UK and EU.On the border issue, he said: "There is always a road when there is a will." All you need to know about Brexit Brexit's hard Irish border questions Also speaking in the Republic of Ireland on Friday, Tony Blair warned that a hard border on the island would be a "disaster". The former UK prime minister told a meeting of MEPs in County Wicklow he believed there was a "common desire" to make Northern Ireland a "special case" in Brexit talks. Image copyright PA Imag..
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