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Croatia end Iceland’s World Cup dream Croatia end Iceland’s World Cup dream
- June 27, 2018

They finish three behind Argentina, who can plan for France, and behind group winners Croatia , who take a ideal record to meet Denmark in Nizhny Novgorod on Sunday. "Now we can concentrate on preparations for the knockout stage", said Badelj. There is no special celebration, let's go further , step by step through the tournament. (more...)
Naby Keita takes No. 8 shirt as he's unveiled by Liverpool Naby Keita takes No. 8 shirt as he's unveiled by Liverpool
- June 27, 2018

Leipzig reached the quarter-finals of the Europa League, and finished sixth in the Bundesliga in 2017-18. Keita's official arrival is nearly here, and the midfielder is already in Merseyside ahead of his move, with the Liverpool Echo reporting he could make his pre-season friendly debut on July 7. (more...)
India vs Ireland 1st T20 cricket match
- June 27, 2018

The influential wicketkeeper had been left out for March's Nidahas Trophy in Sri Lanka. You can also follow our live blog for ball-by-ball updates and analysis on cricketnext.com.Of the two teams, Ireland are more T20I ready. On the bowling front, Kohli will be tempted to field both leg-spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav, giving them an early taste of conditions here. (more...)
Serena Williams seeded 25th for Wimbledon Serena Williams seeded 25th for Wimbledon
- June 27, 2018

While many have said Williams, who has played only seven competitive matches since giving birth to Alexis Olympia last September, should not be penalised for taking time out to start a family, others say seeding her is unfair. "I think it's now right that WTA offers a protected ranking". I think it's just not fair. Romanian's French Open champion Simona Halep is the women's top seed, with Swiss legend and eight time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer the men's top seed. (more...)
Diego Maradona 'fine' after being seen by doctor during World Cup match Diego Maradona 'fine' after being seen by doctor during World Cup match
- June 27, 2018

By his own high standards, Messi has been way below his usual level in Argentina's first two matches. "That will be our main goal, to make it Messi's last World Cup game", Nigeria defender Bryan Idowu said. This is the fourth straight time that the two-time World Cup champion advanced into the Round of 16. The entire nation has been following the squad, which is known at home as "Our Boys". (more...)
Lance Stephenson to hit free agency, Pacers decline option Lance Stephenson to hit free agency, Pacers decline option
- June 27, 2018

Barton is coming off a season with averages of 33.1 minutes, 15.7 points (45.2% FG, 37.0% 3P, 80.5% FT), 5.0 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 1.0 steal, 0.6 blocks, and 1.8 turnovers. IN can now clear up to $39 million in cap space. The five time All-Star forward posted a screenshot of the news and wrote, "Wow and I was the bad guy huh?!" Aaron Gordon, Julius Randle, Marcus Smart, J.J. (more...)
Race vehicle driver dies in crash Race vehicle driver dies in crash
- June 27, 2018

Louisiana-born Johnson was known as the Ragin' Cajun on the sprint auto circuit and won five championships in the American Sprint vehicle Series (ASCS) before being named World of Outlaws rookie of the year in 2015. "His love of life and sprint vehicle racing was only surpassed by his deep and authentic love for his family, friends, competitors, and fans". Unfortunately, the 41-year-old lost his life in that racing pursuit, flipping his race auto violently in the air before landing outside ... (more...)
Sweden coach Janne Andersson calls Germany behaviour 'scornful' Sweden coach Janne Andersson calls Germany behaviour 'scornful'
- June 27, 2018

Both matches will be streaming on TSN.ca and available on TSN Direct. Thomas Muller (93) is the only member of Germany's World Cup squad who has won more caps than the former Real Madrid man (91). "We played excellently and scored a attractive goal. It will be a last-ditch effort". Mexico face a tough task on Wednesday. Sweden have impressed me greatly and although Mexico beat Germany , I still have doubts over the North American side. (more...)
What do people in auto make of envoy Boris Becker? What do people in auto make of envoy Boris Becker?
- June 27, 2018

This, they argued, granted him immunity under the 1961 Vienna Diplomatic Convention on Diplomatic Relations from bankruptcy proceedings over failure to pay a long-standing debt. "I've been very busy with my tennis engagements the last few weeks, but the invitation stands and whenever I have a week free I'd love to visit the country". (more...)
Down but not out Down but not out
- June 27, 2018

With her one-sided win over former champion Tori Nelson, Hammer became the first German fighter to successfully defend a world title in the United States since Max Schmeling successfully defended his heavyweight title in 1931 against Young Stribling at Municipal Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. (more...)
Hertfordshire's Lewis Hamilton in practice for French F1 Grand Prix Hertfordshire's Lewis Hamilton in practice for French F1 Grand Prix
- June 27, 2018

Reigning champions Mercedes had delayed the introduction of their planned upgrade due to what they said was a "quality issue", a problem that also affected customer teams Williams and Force India . "There are a lot of different things that motivate me". But ahead of the first-ever F1 triple header of races, Hamilton said he is feeling strong and not expecting to lose to Vettel. (more...)
David Pocock Shares Incredible Conor Murray Story From Them As Schoolboys David Pocock Shares Incredible Conor Murray Story From Them As Schoolboys
- June 27, 2018

David Pocock made his long awaited return to the Test arena during this month's summer series between Australia and Ireland - and boy did he return with a hell of a bang. The family I was billeted with: the Murrays. "Great to catch up after the game", Pocock Tweeted. Pocock, Cooper, Beale and Hanson are just a few of the future stars in that Australian Schools side - Peter Betham, Ben Daley, Christian Lealiifano, Ben Lucas, Pat McCutcheon, Ben McCalman and Sam Wykes all earning caps as well. (more...)
DeChambeau allowed to continue using compass DeChambeau allowed to continue using compass
- June 27, 2018

While the PGA Tour has not yet issued a decision on the matter, we went in search of an answer: Is DeChambeau's usage legal under the Rules of Golf? Rules officials approached DeChambeau about the device on the range following his third round at Saturday at TPC River Highlands. (more...)
Can Lionel Messi save Argentina at the 2018 World Cup? Can Lionel Messi save Argentina at the 2018 World Cup?
- June 27, 2018

Messi opened the scoring in Saint Petersburg with his first goal of the tournament, but Victor Moses's early second-half penalty made it another nervous night in Russian Federation for the five-time world player of the year and under-fire coach Jorge Sampaoli before Rojo's late intervention. (more...)
Fundraiser started for Shaqiri, Xhaka fines Fundraiser started for Shaqiri, Xhaka fines
- June 27, 2018

Behrami, who is one of those players of Kosovan descent, is happy Federation Internationale de Football Association did not choose to issue suspensions to his team-mates but insists the issue "goes a little bit deeper" than can be talked about during the tournament. (more...)
Belgium's Romelu Lukaku misses training ahead of England World Cup clash
- June 27, 2018

These players are at home with each other and important details like England's set-pieces, such a rich source so far here in Russian Federation, are superbly grooved. The rewards? There are some, too. If Southgate's side top the group and then win in the last 16 then they'd likely face the victor of Brazil vs Germany in the quarters, though neither of those sides are guaranteed to finish in the first and second spots in their groups respectively. (more...)
Game, set and match: Nine ace secures sixth year of Australian Open Game, set and match: Nine ace secures sixth year of Australian Open
- June 27, 2018

Earlier this year Nine originally secured rights to the annual tennis tournament for broadcast, streaming, mobile, digital and social platforms for 2020 to 2024 in at a cost of $300 million , but the networks had been in negotiations over the rights for the remaining 2019 summer of tennis, with Seven wanting Nine to cough up $60 million for the season. (more...)
Argentina and Lionel Messi scrape into last 16 of World Cup Argentina and Lionel Messi scrape into last 16 of World Cup
- June 27, 2018

Argentina was in all sorts of trouble early in the second half when Victor Moses scored from the penalty spot in the 51st minute for Nigeria, putting the South Americans in danger of being eliminated without winning a match in Russian Federation. (more...)
National Basketball Association rookie's mom not happy with 'shady' Coach K National Basketball Association rookie's mom not happy with 'shady' Coach K
- June 27, 2018

But after seeing the way the NCAA treated her son - and others across the college basketball landscape - Kylia told Charlotte Wilder of Sports Illustrated after the NBA draft last week, they changed their minds. In a Sports Illustrated story published online Monday , Kylia Carter described the NCAA's amateurism structure as exploitative while saying it's restrictive structure is why her son needed to leave Duke after his freshman season . (more...)
FIFA fines Denmark for crowd disturbance, sexist banner FIFA fines Denmark for crowd disturbance, sexist banner
- June 27, 2018

Denmark supporters were seen throwing objects towards Australian spectators in the stadium during the match in Samara , which ended 1-1, and a fine of £15,250 (20,000 CHF) has been issued. Denmark coach Age Hareide told Danish broadcaster TV2 that Kvist is on his way back to Russian Federation but probably can't play against France in Group C match in Moscow on Tuesday. (more...)
Body found in freezer at Atlanta Braves ballpark Body found in freezer at Atlanta Braves ballpark
- June 27, 2018

The police said that they are working with the Braves on the investigation. O'Hara tells the newspaper the identity of the person would not be released until the family is notified. The Braves, who O'Hara noted would help with the investigation, went on with their Tuesday game as scheduled against the Cincinnati Reds. Check back for updates. (more...)
Sandy Alderson takes leave from Mets after cancer relapse
- June 27, 2018

Alderson says that he will undergo surgery later this year but the prognosis is good as he recovers from a relapse of cancer. It was later revealed that Alderson is battling a recurrence of cancer, and is now undergoing treatment with plans to have surgery later in the year. (more...)
Odds and Updated Predictions for Tuesday's Group Matches Odds and Updated Predictions for Tuesday's Group Matches
- June 27, 2018

Appointed in January and out of a job now that their tournament is over, the coach praised his team and said the country should have its "heads up" despite finishing bottom of Group C with only one point. "I do think that our group was quite tough, quite even". "Now we want to get a good result against France ". "We threw out of a plan of four years and went with a completely different strategy and in the end, we should be looking at it and saying, 'When we went at these teams, we ... (more...)
Clippers reportedly trading Rivers to Wizards for Gortat Clippers reportedly trading Rivers to Wizards for Gortat
- June 27, 2018

And for the Wizards, it frees up some cap-room for some other players this summer, and brings in a much-needed upgrade at the backup point guard spot, behind John Wall . Rivers averaged 15.1 points, four assists and 2.4 rebounds per contest last season with the Clippers. Doc has since lost some of his power, and Jerry West and Lawrence Frank are now in control - and free to trade Austin Rivers. (more...)
French GP: Vettel and Hamilton locked at top of F1 French GP: Vettel and Hamilton locked at top of F1
- June 27, 2018

JCB Head of Sponsorship Edd Hood said: "The JCB brand has a strong reputation throughout Europe and, with our Williams Martini Racing partnership, a great understanding of the demands of Formula One so it makes ideal sense for us to provide this professional trackside back up service". (more...)

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