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Bruce Bowen Rips Kawhi Leonard for Making 'Excuses' in Relationship with Spurs Bruce Bowen Rips Kawhi Leonard for Making 'Excuses' in Relationship with Spurs
- June 25, 2018

Not only that, but Bowen would represent the All-Defensive team on eight separate occasions. Kawhi Leonard's status with the San Antonio Spurs continues to be among the biggest stories of the National Basketball Association offseason. (more...)
Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Sampaoli Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Sampaoli
- June 25, 2018

A win over Nigeria on Tuesday in their final Group D game may be enough for them to sneak into the last 16, though, if Iceland fail to beat Croatia . "Tomorrow we must play a match with our hearts and our heads". "We lost very badly, they really humiliated us this time", said 22-year-old Joaquin, at a fanzone in Buenos Aires. What better gift could there be for a larger-than-life footballer than a life-size chocolate sculpture? "The relationship with the coach is totally normal", said ... (more...)
World Cup Group A match report Uruguay v Russian Federation 25 June 2018 World Cup Group A match report Uruguay v Russian Federation 25 June 2018
- June 25, 2018

Russian Federation coach Stanislav Cherchesov responded by taking Cheryshev off and slotting Brazilian-born Mario Fernandes into the vacant right-back berth. Godin was denied a goal to cap a fine individual performance when Akinfeev somehow kept out his 90th-minute bullet header, but Cavani was on hand to stab home the rebound and seal the win. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association investigates Serbian FA head, coach, Swiss players Federation Internationale de Football Association investigates Serbian FA head, coach, Swiss players
- June 25, 2018

The goal celebrations of two Switzerland players is drawing the attention of Federation Internationale de Football Association, which is investigating the gestures by the players who are of Albanian-Kosovan heritage. Shaqiri was born in Yugoslavia to Albanian Kosovar parents, but moved to Switzerland in 1992 with his parents and three siblings. NZZ described Shaqiri and Xhaka as the Switzerland's two most talented footballers of their generation but said they "should have let the football ... (more...)
Swede Durmaz subjected to race hate storm after Germany loss
- June 25, 2018

Toni Kroos of Germany celebrates scoring his side's winning goal against Sweden. Even worse, when you go after my family, my children, threaten them. "We have strong competition with us in the squad", Low said. It was Hernandez's 50th goal for his country and his fourth strike at a World Cup , taking him level with Luis Hernandez as Mexico's leading scorer in soccer's global showpiece tournament. (more...)
FIFA World Cup 2018, highlights, Rostov, Mexico beat South Korea FIFA World Cup 2018, highlights, Rostov, Mexico beat South Korea
- June 25, 2018

Leading Group F on six points from two games, Mexico only need a draw in their next game against Sweden to reach the next stage as group winners. "We can not afford to get caught up in all this, we have to continue our job and stay humble, of course we should enjoy this but tomorrow we start working again". (more...)
Switzerland Defeats Serbia 2-1 Switzerland Defeats Serbia 2-1
- June 25, 2018

Switzerland's never-say-die attitude and will to win was the key to turning around a match in which they had been pummelled by Serbia for much of the first half, Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic said. Switzerland thus became the first team at this World Cup to clinch a come from behind victory after conceding first. Shaqiri again found space on the left and unleashed a curling effort that grazed the outside of the left post. (more...)
Croatian Player Disappointed With Argentine Team in Russian Federation 2018 Croatian Player Disappointed With Argentine Team in Russian Federation 2018
- June 25, 2018

Seeing as Croatia are already through to the last 16, this may turn out to be a forlorn hope. It had been suggested that 1986 World Cup victor Jorge Burruchaga, the team's technical director, would replace Sampaoli, but the claims were strongly denied by the Argentina Football Association (AFA). (more...)
Warda defends coaching staff, teammates after disappointing World Cup campaign Warda defends coaching staff, teammates after disappointing World Cup campaign
- June 25, 2018

The 24-year-old, who featured against Uruguay and Russian Federation, promised the fans that the players will exert all efforts to defeat the Green Falcons in the dead rubber on Monday at the Volgograd Arena, as a win against Saudi Arabia would mark Egypt's first ever World Cup victory. (more...)
Juan Sebastian Veron questions Mauro Icardi omission from Argentina World Cup squad Juan Sebastian Veron questions Mauro Icardi omission from Argentina World Cup squad
- June 25, 2018

Former Argentina and Inter Milan midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron is unsure why Jorge Sampaoli chose to leave Mauro Icardi out of his World Cup squad. Jaws dropped when Willy Caballero gifted Ante Rebic a free shot at goal as Argentina faced Croatia at the World Cup . Tapia was at a news conference on Sunday with midfielder Javier Mascherano, who denied there was a rift between Sampaoli and the players. (more...)
Thai officials believe 12 boys missing in cave are alive Thai officials believe 12 boys missing in cave are alive
- June 25, 2018

He said footprints and handprints were found inside the cave complex and officials believed the boys were still alive. Instead, they turned to the Sirikorn rescue team in Chiang Rai for help. A navy commander overseeing the search said he was hopeful the 12 twelve boys and their 20-year-old coach would be rescued. Police Col. Komsan Saardluan told the Associated Press that waters in the four- to five-mile-long cave system can reach 16 feet during the rainy season from June through October. (more...)
Studdon left without a job to play Origin Studdon left without a job to play Origin
- June 25, 2018

And while their relationship has attracted some publicity in the past, the image of the couple kissing in their Maroons and Blues jerseys in the aftermath of New South Wales' 16-10 win over Queensland on Friday night sparked immediate reaction from fans after being posted on the NRL's social media accounts. (more...)
'Coutinho has the same quality as Neymar' 'Coutinho has the same quality as Neymar'
- June 25, 2018

But, as was the case in the opening 1-1 draw with Switzerland, it was Coutinho who broke the deadlock and inspired most of the Selecao's best work. "I am serene about this and I was sad about his behaviour towards me". There was no end to Brazil coach's Tite happiness after his side registered their victory of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Argentina stars want Sampaoli gone before Nigeria game, says report Argentina stars want Sampaoli gone before Nigeria game, says report
- June 25, 2018

Messi appears to throw the player's leg to one side in anger and storm off across the pitch, leaving fans of the World Cup shocked and appalled at the Argentine. For La Albecieste, it is (-) 3 and for the Nordic Island nation, it is (-) 2. Argentina have Nigeria to thank for slightly widening their slim chance of progression to the round of 16 in Russian Federation after the Super Eagles defeated Iceland 2-0 with two goals from Ahmed Musa sealing the victory. (more...)
Roger Federer's grass winning streak ends in Gerry Weber Open final Roger Federer's grass winning streak ends in Gerry Weber Open final
- June 25, 2018

In this picture, Coric (R) from Croatia poses with his trophy next to Czech model Eva Herzigova after defeating Roger Federer (L) of Switzerland in their final match at the ATP tennis tournament in Halle, western Germany, on June 24, 2018. (more...)
Hazard sustains calf injury with Belgium Hazard sustains calf injury with Belgium
- June 25, 2018

England and Belgium go into their Group G game on Thursday with identical records, meaning that fair play points could decide who is the victor of the group. "They're risky of course they are, but England can still hurt them". Lukaku was subbed off for fellow United man Marouane Fellaini in 59′ due to an ankle issue. (more...)
World Cup group qualifying scenarios for knockout rounds World Cup group qualifying scenarios for knockout rounds
- June 25, 2018

Since Denmark and Australia drew, they too could be split by fair play. Kicking off at the same time, Portugal and Iran meet in the other Group B fixture, a win-and-in affair for both teams, which will take place at Mordovia Arena. They will also go through with any win should Mexico beat Sweden, or via a better goal difference with a victory over South Korea even if Sweden beat Mexico. (more...)
Paul Pogba shrugging off criticism of France performances Paul Pogba shrugging off criticism of France performances
- June 25, 2018

Pogba had a hard season in the English Premier League (EPL ), where he was criticized and at times and left out of the starting XI by Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho. The Frenchman started the campaign in incredible form, proving to be the core reason why his side started so well, blowing teams away in the opening fixtures of the Premier League. (more...)
Holder Spieth and Johnson share Travelers lead Holder Spieth and Johnson share Travelers lead
- June 25, 2018

The 24-year-old American, who won the 2015 Masters and US Open titles, captured his third major crown last year at Royal Birkdale just a month after a spectacular chip-in from a bunker to defeat Daniel Berger in a playoff for the Travelers title. (more...)
Umar Akmal summoned by ACU over fixing approach claims Umar Akmal summoned by ACU over fixing approach claims
- June 25, 2018

Cricketer Umar Akmal has said that he has been offered money to fix matches whenever Pakistan has played against India. After the Al-Jazeera sting on spot-fixing, Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has now claimed that he was approached by bookies on more than one occasion to indulge in corrupt activities. (more...)
'Furious And Upset' Maradona Calls For Meeting With Argentina Players 'Furious And Upset' Maradona Calls For Meeting With Argentina Players
- June 25, 2018

Argentina must now beat Nigeria on Tuesday and hope to better Iceland's result against Croatia to ensure their passage into the last 16. Even if Iceland claim a first ever World Cup victory, Argentina could still progress on goal difference. (more...)
Buttler ton guides England to series sweep of Australia Buttler ton guides England to series sweep of Australia
- June 25, 2018

So while his 50 - which occupied 74 balls - was slower than four of his ODI centuries, it was so well-paced that he never allowed the run-rate to get out of control always seemed to be able to produce the shot required to release the pressure. (more...)
Kvitova races into final Kvitova races into final
- June 25, 2018

Rybarikova started the contest on the front foot, punishing Kvitova for her whopping 22 unforced errors by converting two break points to take the opening set. "So it'll be fun to watch and fun to play, hopefully". When trying to close out the set, Rybarikova slipped to 30-40 but produced two of her best first serves to avert the danger. (more...)
How World Cup Group Play Is Shaking Out How World Cup Group Play Is Shaking Out
- June 25, 2018

The top two teams in each group go into the last 16. Germany need to defeat South Korea and hope that their goal difference is better than Sweden and/or Mexico at the end. Brazil's last-gasp win over Costa Rica took them alongside Switzerland on four points, with Serbia on three. Advances with win or draw against Serbia . (more...)
Queen chats with Sarah, Duchess of York during Royal Ascot Queen chats with Sarah, Duchess of York during Royal Ascot
- June 25, 2018

Alpha Centauri is already a best-priced 6-1 co-favorite in Europe with Without Parole, the victor Tuesday of the Group 1 St. James's Palace for Canadian owner-breeder John Gunther. Coming between horses in the middle of the course, Eqtidaar won the Group 1 Commonwealth Cup by a half-length over Sands of Mali. Leading that pack was the Todd Pletcher-trained Gidu, who stayed on nicely to finish sixth of 22. (more...)

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