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England Forward Kane Becomes 2018 FIFA World Cup Top Goalscorer
- July 15, 2018

Kane matched Gary Lineker's England record of six goals at a World Cup finals . France forward Antoine Griezmann is the runner-up, having scored four goals, Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku is on the third place as he scored four goals as well, but Griezmann made more assists. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association tells broadcasters stop zooming in on women in World Cup crowds Federation Internationale de Football Association tells broadcasters stop zooming in on women in World Cup crowds
- July 15, 2018

During Russia 2018 photographic agency Getty Images published a photo gallery of "the hottest fans at the World Cup " featuring exclusively young women. "What has been done is for the future, and we are committed to ensuring the stadiums will continue to be used". "We are proud of what we did for fans of this wonderful sport". (more...)
Luka Modric wins Golden Ball Luka Modric wins Golden Ball
- July 15, 2018

Croatia captain Luka Modric was named the Golden Ball victor while England sensation Harry Kane won the Golden Boot award for the 2018 FIFA World Cup here Sunday. Mbappe, meanwhile, won the FIFA Young Player award. However, Modric says such prizes are not his priority as he attempts to make history with Croatia, who are finalists for the first time. (more...)
France and Croatia at full strength for World Cup final
- July 15, 2018

A total of $400 million will be purely awarded to 32 national federations according to how they finish in the tournament where eventual FIFA World Cup 2018 winners will pocket $38 million (INR 2,602,874,600). "We played seven matches here and won six of them". "Tomorrow Croatia writes history - the whole world is watching us!" said the front page of the Jutarnji List newspaper, alongside a black and white photo of coach Zlatko Dalic talking to the players. (more...)
5 greatest footballers who never won the world cup 5 greatest footballers who never won the world cup
- July 15, 2018

The three most important words here are serenity, trust and concentration. France won a corner, which Griezmann whipped in at the near post only for Perisic to guide the ball away from Blaise Matuidi's waiting head. It left French fans waiting anxiously to see if the mistake would come back to haunt Les Bleus. Mario Mandzukic has written himself into history in disastrous fashion by becoming the first player to score an own goal in a World Cup final . (more...)
Manchester United In Advanced Talks With Real Madrid Superstar Manchester United In Advanced Talks With Real Madrid Superstar
- July 15, 2018

Only a matter of weeks after Bale played a pivotal role in bringing Real Madrid their third-successive Champions League triumph against Liverpool in Kiev, Manchester Evening News have reported that the player Real broke the world transfer-record to sign in 2013 could be on his way out of the Spanish capital. (more...)
Barcelona lodge second bid for Willian Barcelona lodge second bid for Willian
- July 15, 2018

However the winger's fine performances at this summer's World Cup has created more interest in Willian's future with his former coach, Jose Mourinho, keen to bring the Brazilian to Old Trafford. As a outcome, Barca are looking into either selling or loaning out defender Mina, who scored three goals for Colombia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup . (more...)
Wheatcroft leads large group in the low 60s Wheatcroft leads large group in the low 60s
- July 15, 2018

He was one shot clear of Michael Kim (63) while Nick Taylor and Johnson Wagner were among four players at 64 each as Joel Dahmen and Andres Romero also shot 64 in the tougher afternoon conditions. Kim and former No. 1 Yani Tseng, were a stroke behind at 66. He was followed by five players in a tie for second; Rickie Fowler, Lee Westwood, Robert Rock, Scott Fernandez of Spain, and Jens Dantorp of Sweden. (more...)
Lyon chief discusses Liverpool and Manchester United target Fekir's future Lyon chief discusses Liverpool and Manchester United target Fekir's future
- July 15, 2018

Aulas isn't a pushover in the transfer market and has ensured Lyon got good prices for their stars in the past, but Fekir's to-be revived negotiations could put Liverpool in the seat of power as the player focuses on his future. However, Man Utd will have to look elsewhere as the Daily Mail are one of several outlets reporting that Liverpool have now agreed a deal to sign Shaqiri after triggering his £13.75m relegation release clause. (more...)
France advances to World Cup final, beats Belgium 1-0 France advances to World Cup final, beats Belgium 1-0
- July 15, 2018

A slick Belgium side boasting the talents of Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku are the only team to have won all their matches in Russian Federation and are the top scorers, with 14 goals. The one doubtful player is Samuel Umtiti . But it was by no means a purely negative approach as the French offered their own danger on the break, perfectly illustrated when Paul Pogba's delivery sent Kylian Mbappe racing towards goal and Belgium were thankful their keeper Thibaut ... (more...)
Kerber beats Williams to claim maiden Wimbledon title Kerber beats Williams to claim maiden Wimbledon title
- July 15, 2018

Williams' return to the court and near title comes shortly after she struggled through a complicated pregnancy. "Without 2017, I couldn't win this tournament", Kerber said. Alexis, who is the co-founder of Reddit , married the 23-time Grand Slam champion in November. After all the time away, Williams spoke about being impressed with herself for just reaching the final. (more...)
Richie Porte crashes and abandons Tour de France
- July 15, 2018

Sunday's stage involves 22km of cobblestones and Porte's crash came before any of the uneven sectors. The Tour rolled on, but Porte is out of the race in an nearly cruel replay of his exit in 2017 on the very same stage. He suffered a fractured pelvis and a broken collarbone, but recovered well. Porte was also well-placed in last year's race, when he had a sickening high-speed crash on the Mont du Chat descent during the ninth stage. (more...)
Cavaliers reportedly bringing back Channing Frye on one-year contract Cavaliers reportedly bringing back Channing Frye on one-year contract
- July 15, 2018

Last February, he was dealt to the Los Angeles Lakers as part of a last-minute trade deadline deal which included Isaiah Thomas and a first-round pick, in exchange for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. In response to a fan who Photoshopped him onto the Nike banner of James that used to be in downtown Cleveland , Frye wrote, "About time!" Frye posted a photo of himself in a Cavaliers uniform on Instagram on Saturday and captioned it, "Well I guess this is hello again". (more...)
Royal Family celebrates Royal Air Force's 100th Anniversary Royal Family celebrates Royal Air Force's 100th Anniversary
- July 15, 2018

Kate wore an icy blue Alexander McQueen coat dress and a matching hat from Sean Barrett . Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip also arrived in style after skipping Monday's christening, a decision explained by one source as a way to conserve energy for the packed week ahead. (more...)
Louis Cardinals Have Fired Manager Mike Matheny Louis Cardinals Have Fired Manager Mike Matheny
- July 15, 2018

Matheny had a 591-474 career record as Cardinals manager, with one NL pennant and three division titles. Matheny was a Gold Glove Award-winning catcher with St. "I would like to thank Mike for his exceptional commitment and devotion to the Cardinals organization, including many fond memories of our years working together". (more...)
Chelsea land Jorginho for 60 million euros Chelsea land Jorginho for 60 million euros
- July 15, 2018

Chelsea hailed Sarri's "scintillating brand of expansive, attacking football" in their announcement, sentiments echoed by club director Marina Granovskaia. Jorginho is set to become the first signing of a summer in which the prolonged uncertainty over Chelsea's coaching position has had a paralysing effect on the club's transfer dealings, but more new faces are expected in the coming weeks. (more...)
Kevin Anderson, John Isner play second longest match in Wimbledon history Kevin Anderson, John Isner play second longest match in Wimbledon history
- July 15, 2018

Isner, who has now competed in the two longest matches in Wimbledon history, also called for change. The Florida-based Johannesburg-born player has spent 21 hours on court getting to the final. On Saturday, Djokovic slipped back into that groove to beat Nadal, which served as the boldest notice of his comeback. "I managed to overcome challenges and obstacles, get myself to the final of a Slam", added Djokovic . (more...)
Infantino Prefers Joint Bids for the World Cup Infantino Prefers Joint Bids for the World Cup
- July 15, 2018

Back to matters on the pitch, Infantino claimed a Croatia-France final "shows the level of football at the top is very wide and gives hope to all the teams - big or small doesn't exist any more". "It is an incredible, wonderful World Cup ". " VAR is not changing football, it is cleaning football". Over the past six weeks, 180 professionals appointed by Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) have been shadowing and observing the 2018 FIFA World Cup operation in the 11 Host ... (more...)
Red Sox Place Outfielder Andrew Benintendi on Bereavement List Red Sox Place Outfielder Andrew Benintendi on Bereavement List
- July 15, 2018

Sort of like the run they are on now. "This one's completely on me", Porcello said. Kyle Gibson gave up one run on five hits over eight innings, and Eddie Rosario hit a two-run homer as host Minnesota ended visiting Tampa Bay's five-game winning streak. (more...)
Pacquiao dethrones Lucas Matthysse to claim WBA welterweight title Pacquiao dethrones Lucas Matthysse to claim WBA welterweight title
- July 15, 2018

Oscar De La Hoya who promotes the WBA champion Matthysse believes the fight can go either way, either Lucas by KO or Pacquiao by decision, he predicts that the fight will deliver in terms of excitement due to their aggressive natures. Pacquiao dropped Matthysse in the third and fifth rounds before the referee stopped it after he sent him to the canvas for a third time in the seventh. (more...)
Pacquiao-Matthysse match on GMA 7 today
- July 15, 2018

Matthysse, shaken, started to back pedal as he got up with Pacquiao, bringing the fight to the corner. Matthysse, meanwhile, suffered his first defeat since 2015 and failed to defend the WBA belt he won last January following an 8th-round KO of Thailand's Tewa Kiram. (more...)
Pacquiao Coach: Lucas Matthysse is A lot Better Than Jeff Horn Pacquiao Coach: Lucas Matthysse is A lot Better Than Jeff Horn
- July 15, 2018

Both Pacquaio and Matthysse , ages 39 and 35 respectively, while still being seen as excellent fighters, many wonder their place in a welterweight division that is getting ever younger and now captivated in both attention and titles by the likes of Keith Thurman, Errol Spence, and the most recent champion Terence Crawford. (more...)
Local driver Ben Rhodes wins truck race at Kentucky
- July 15, 2018

They've been working their butts off and we've been having such bad luck this year. "This race is a tribute to him and everybody was feeling good about it tonight". "With fuel, no tires we would definitely get the lead". He maintained that lead for the remaining distance. Friesen took the lead from Parker Kligerman on Lap 88 and remained out front until pitting with 28 laps remaining. (more...)
Mourinho Lauds Inter's Perisic Following World Cup Semi-Final Performance Mourinho Lauds Inter's Perisic Following World Cup Semi-Final Performance
- July 15, 2018

Perisic has scored twice and set up one goal in six appearances at the World Cup in Russian Federation so far, and is expected to play against France in the final on Sunday. Alderweireld has been strongly linked with a move to United in recent months and TeamTalk claim the Red Devils have been lining-up an improved bid after seeing an opening £40m offer rejected at the start of the summer with Tottenham demanding closer to £55m. (more...)
Kevin Anderson wins semifinal match, hopes for format change
- July 15, 2018

But he has little time to rest his aching body before facing Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal in Sunday's final. Undaunted by losing his lead and being forced to an extra set, Djokovic saved break points at 4-all and 7-all in the fifth, before breaking Nadal at love to end things. (more...)

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