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MP warns Russian women from sleeping with World Cup guests MP warns Russian women from sleeping with World Cup guests
- June 14, 2018

Russian Federation expects to host about one million foreigners at the World Cup matches. Pletnyova claimed lessons should be learned from the USSR era when some local women became pregnant after having then-unusual relationships with foreigners at the Moscow Olympics in 1980. (more...)
Robbie Williams Mars World Cup Middle Finger With His Music Robbie Williams Mars World Cup Middle Finger With His Music
- June 14, 2018

Unlike previous editions, this year's opening ceremony will take place just half hour before the curtain-raiser match, with a stronger focus on musical acts. Through July 15, the tournament will provide a month of madness to soccer fans around the world and in the area. Having managed to create quite the show already - which received er... (more...)
Sadio Mané: Sadio Mané: "Madrid? I'm very happy at Liverpool"
- June 14, 2018

The 26-year-old produced another impressive season at the Merseyside outfit in 2017/18, helping the Reds to the UEFA Champions League final and fourth place in the Premier League . This was quickly refuted by Liverpool-based journalists, with the Reds looking to extend Mane's contract this summer, but speaking on the eve of the tournament he was still questioned on a move. (more...)
JUST IN: Cristiano Ronaldo orders agent to get him Manchester United transfer
- June 14, 2018

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will both be acutely aware that they have a golden opportunity to cement their status as the greatest footballer of all time over the next few weeks. Not everybody will agree, but it's his honest opinion. "With his dribbles, his complete way of playing the game, he always generate surprise situation in attacks". (more...)
Allegri: Allegri: "Florentino called me but I declined his offer"
- June 14, 2018

Allegri also hinted that he had been contacted by Chelsea regarding the possibility of replacing Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge. Last month, Zidane stepped down from his position at the Bernabeu and on Tuesday, Spain coach Julen Lopetegui was announced as the replacement for the legendary Frenchman . (more...)
Erasmus praises South Africa after win over England Erasmus praises South Africa after win over England
- June 14, 2018

Despite the ballooning scoreline against them‚ the Springboks kept their composure and crucially‚ they did not panic. "Coming back from that deficit was great, but it was far from the complete performance‚ and we all know that". We were almost very, very good, so hopefully we can string a few things together and get that 80-minute performance next week. He vowed to continue building depth in his squad and was keen to underline the perils that come with it. (more...)
Best Tweets: 'Unai Emery, Welcome to the Premier League' - Arsenal's brutal start Best Tweets: 'Unai Emery, Welcome to the Premier League' - Arsenal's brutal start
- June 14, 2018

The promoted sides were all spared a daunting sequence of games to start the season - although all face one of the "big six" in their opening four matches. Tottenham, who will join City, United and Liverpool in the Champions League next season, begin their campaign at Newcastle for the second successive season before hosting Fulham a week later. (more...)
French Open champion Rafael Nadal French Open champion Rafael Nadal
- June 14, 2018

Chief among those praising Nadal was defender Ramos. But once a competive first set went the way of the world number one, the plan became damage limitation and Nadal's "undecima" never looked in any doubt. In the other semi-final, Marco Cecchinato's unusual run in the last two weeks was ended by Dominic Thiem , also in straight sets, although the first two sets were somewhat closer than anything Del Potro could muster. (more...)
North American bottom line translates into winning 2026 World Cup bid North American bottom line translates into winning 2026 World Cup bid
- June 14, 2018

Canada's men's team has not played in the World Cup since 1986 but traditionally, host countries do get to play. The last time the US hosted the World Cup was in 1994, with Brazil winning the tournament at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. (more...)
US, Mexico, Canada embark on World Cup history with winning bid
- June 14, 2018

Originally built as a multi-purpose sporting stadium for the 1978 Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth Stadium is now the home of the Edmonton Eskimos, but has roots as a soccer venue, being the host site for the Edmonton Drillers of the NASL from 1979-81 and FC Edmonton from 2011-2013. (more...)
Russian Politician to Women Russian Politician to Women
- June 14, 2018

She warns that even if these women plan on marrying their foreign baby daddy, their child could end up stuck in another country with no means of getting back to Russian Federation. Urging women to marry "Russian citizens" instead, she said that children risked being "abandoned and just left with their mother" or being taken overseas by their fathers. (more...)
Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United this summer Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United this summer
- June 14, 2018

Italian champions Juventus have also been mentioned in reports tying Martial to a move away from United. "Anthony is sad about his situation at Manchester. His relationship with Mourinho grew frostier by the day and game time was hard to come by for the youngster. He added that should the forward be allowed to leave he expected interest in him to be high, with Tottenham and Chelsea among the clubs linked with him. (more...)
Spin-heavy Afghanistan face India in historic Test Spin-heavy Afghanistan face India in historic Test
- June 14, 2018

India also have a couple of new players in their squad, which will make Rahane's task of fielding the right combination a bit hard. "We are not going to take Afghanistan lightly". "What is important is that every Test match counts and we can't take them lightly". After coming back from IPL, it's important that we train our mind rather than skills, because getting back to Test cricket after T20 is all about tuning your mind rather than focusing on your skills. (more...)
Eddie Jones: England will hit Bok from bruising South Africa loss Eddie Jones: England will hit Bok from bruising South Africa loss
- June 14, 2018

Pollard extended South Africa's advantage with a penalty, though the fly-half's effort was sandwiched between two misses that kept England in touch. Kolisi is hoping to reflect on his historic achievement after the three-match series against England has been won. Although Tom Curry was troubled by minor cramp and Daly suffered a dead leg, the pulsating Johannesburg opener brought no significant injury problems. (more...)
U.S., Mexico, & Canada to Host 2026 World Cup U.S., Mexico, & Canada to Host 2026 World Cup
- June 14, 2018

The majority of the 80 matches in the North American bid would be played in the United States, who hosted the 1994 FIFA World Cup . Their lone opponent was Morocco . "It'll be the third World Cup for the Estadio Azteca, its third inauguration". Matches in Mexico will be played in Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara; games in Canada will be played in Toronto, Montreal, and Edmonton, according to Pro Soccer Talk . (more...)
Fury fails to impress as farcical return says little about his condition Fury fails to impress as farcical return says little about his condition
- June 14, 2018

Returning to the ring after a two and a half year absence blighted by much-publicised mental health issues and a drugs charge, Tyson Fury clowned his way to a win over Albanian cruiserweight Sefer Seferi at the start of his road back towards championship contention. (more...)
Brazilian tennis great Maria Bueno dies after battle with cancer Brazilian tennis great Maria Bueno dies after battle with cancer
- June 13, 2018

Brazilian President Michel Temer, writing on his official account, said Bueno "will always be remembered as the number one of tennis in the hearts of all Brazilians". In 1960, she became the first female player to win a calendar year Grand Slam in doubles when she claimed the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open titles - each with different partners. (more...)
England get early breakthrough against Australia
- June 13, 2018

England skipper Eoin Morgan added: "I would have bowled first". Morgan has agreed to the request, but the practice will only happen for Wednesday's opening encounter of the five-match series. It's important for the game to have a strong Australia side - we're more than happy to shake hands if that creates a different image for people". We'll be judged exclusively on our actions going forward. (more...)
Jerome Boateng put up for sale by Bayern Munich Jerome Boateng put up for sale by Bayern Munich
- June 13, 2018

Boateng would also be a superb signing as he's been one of the best central defenders in Europe since joining Bayern from Man City in 2011 and he's helped the German giants win a whole host of honours including six Bundesliga titles and the Champions League. (more...)
USA, Canada and Mexico to host football World Cup 2026 USA, Canada and Mexico to host football World Cup 2026
- June 13, 2018

Every one of FIFA's 200-plus members holds a single vote, and regions tend to vote in blocks. Trump, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Trudeau all took to Twitter to post their reactions to the news. It's not yet clear whether the US, Canada and Mexico will all automatically qualify for the 2026 World Cup or if they'll have to compete with other Concacaf countries for a spot. (more...)
Spain sack Lopetegui on eve of World Cup Spain sack Lopetegui on eve of World Cup
- June 13, 2018

Even before a ball's rolled at Russian Federation 2018, Spain were handed the most sensational news of the week when multiple Champions League victor, Real Madrid , chose to put club before country by announcing La Roja manager Julen Lopetegui as the replacement for Zinedine Zidane from next season. (more...)
Shinnecock Hills Traffic Causing Nightmares Ahead Of US Open Shinnecock Hills Traffic Causing Nightmares Ahead Of US Open
- June 13, 2018

Woods played in the 1995 and 2004 U.S. Open's held at Shinnecock. The 42-year-old was in a genial mood as he discussed his game, although he was curt when asked about progress in his life since his arrest in May of last year for driving under the influence of prescription drugs. (more...)
New Zealand's Amelia Kerr Smashes Double Ton, Enters Record Books New Zealand's Amelia Kerr Smashes Double Ton, Enters Record Books
- June 13, 2018

En route her record-shattering innings, Kerr stitched a 295-run partnership for the second wicket with fellow spinner Leigh Kasperek (113) which is now the second highest partnership in women's ODIs, only behind Deepti Sharma and Punam Raut's 320 against Ireland in May 2017. (more...)
Kevin Love expects trade talk, wants to stay with Cavs Kevin Love expects trade talk, wants to stay with Cavs
- June 13, 2018

James later revealed that he played the final three contests with a serious and self-inflicted hand injury suffered after a Game One overtime loss in which J.R. But now after being swept by the Warriors, what's next for LeBron James moving forward? The never-ending Michael Jordan-LeBron James debate has gathered a lot of momentum this season after the latter's incredible individual campaign. (more...)
NCAA announces transfer, redshirt rule changes NCAA announces transfer, redshirt rule changes
- June 13, 2018

This new rule comes following a recommendation from the NCAA's 19-member Division I Transfer Working Group, who studied, researched and debated the issue for six months. "This change promotes not only fairness for college athletes, but also their health and well-being", Miami AD Blake James said in a statement to the NCAA on the redshirt rule change. (more...)

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