Ireland beat Australia to claim Challenge Trophy at Rugby World Cup Sevens

New Zealand are now scheduled to face U.S., the home team having beaten Russian Federation 33-17 in their last eight match. Earlier, the Black Ferns Sevens had to work right to the final whistle to edge the United States 26-21 in the semi-finals... More..

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Tour de France riders sprayed by police tear gas amid farmer's protest
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Tour de France riders sprayed by police tear gas amid farmer's protest

This Tour has been marred by incidents. Similarly, last September he was the first Brit to win the Vuelta a Espana - the same race in which he returned his AAF . "But that's no reason to hit out at the French...More..

Mesut Ozil racism row: Recep Tayyip Erdogan says 'racist attitude' not acceptable
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Mesut Ozil racism row: Recep Tayyip Erdogan says 'racist attitude' not acceptable

Former Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Fatau Dauda and compatriot Kevin-Prince Boateng have expressed their support for Mesut Ozil within the fight against racism in football. The Nigeria global scored three times...More..

by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Proteas crumble to Sri Lanka's spinners in Colombo

Till date, only Englishman Jim Laker (10/53) and former India skipper Anil Kumble (10/74) have picked all 10 wickets in an innings of a Test match. Sri Lanka , who made 338 in the first innings, won the open...More..

Gowdy: Trump Advisers Should Weigh Quitting If He Doesn't Heed Russia Intel
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Gowdy: Trump Advisers Should Weigh Quitting If He Doesn't Heed Russia Intel

Trump later clarified those remarks. A former national security adviser to President Barack Obama said Donald Trump's "national security team needs to know everything" about the lengthy one-on-one meet...More..

Van Avermaet extends Tour lead
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Van Avermaet extends Tour lead

It cracked me up because I knew he was watching. That said, Thomas did go all in for his own stage victory aspirations in the finale, for the second day running - and for the second day running he pulled it o...More..

Liverpool sign goalkeeper Alisson for world-record fee
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Liverpool sign goalkeeper Alisson for world-record fee

It required a world record transfer fee for a goalkeeper-nearly £67 million-to lock him down. Alisson is strong in both departments, which ought to mean he can mop up behind Liverpool's high line as wel...More..

Man City furious at ‘unprofessional’ Napoli over Jorginho and updated midfielder plans
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Man City furious at ‘unprofessional’ Napoli over Jorginho and updated midfielder plans

Conte thanked his players, staff and the Blues fans, adding: "It was fantastic for me to be able to share my emotions, passion and enthusiasm throughout two unforgettable seasons with these incredible Chelsea ...More..

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho challenges Paul Pogba to replicate World Cup form
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho challenges Paul Pogba to replicate World Cup form

The 23-year-old only started eight Premier League matches last season, while Shaw was publicly criticised by Mourinho during the 2017-18 campaign with Ashley Young preferred in the left-back role. 'They don't...More..

France's victorious World Cup team will get Legion of Honour, says Macron
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

France's victorious World Cup team will get Legion of Honour, says Macron

It is the second time France has won the World Cup. Maduro's comments sum up the views of a minority, perhaps bitter about Les Bleus' victory, who pointed to the ethnic origins of the players in a bid to su...More..

India vs England: Jason Roy doubtful for 3rd ODI
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

India vs England: Jason Roy doubtful for 3rd ODI

Root's impressive century lifted England to a 2-1 series victory over India , and he became England's leading one-day worldwide century-maker. After claiming a comprehensive win in the first one-day, Indi...More..

Three things we have learned from Summer League
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Three things we have learned from Summer League

After this frightful game today, I can't wait to get back to training camp and wash this taste out of my mouth. The 18-point margin of victory marked the biggest blowout in the six-year history of the event's c...More..

Orioles ‘very close’ to dealing Manny Machado
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Orioles ‘very close’ to dealing Manny Machado

With the Orioles sporting a historically bad 28-69 record and Machado in the last year of his contract, it's nearly a certainty the 26-year-old will be moved before the league's July 31 trade deadline. Baltimor...More..

Virat Kohli Posted A Very Special Message For The Indian Cricket Fans
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Virat Kohli Posted A Very Special Message For The Indian Cricket Fans

Perhaps the tension was only really evident in the Indian side as, for the second match in succession, England's wrist-spinner, Adil Rashid, proved to be the most effective of the three on view - that must be...More..

Liverpool make £62m bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Liverpool make £62m bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson

Real Madrid , Chelsea and of course, Liverpool are in the race to sign the South American custodian. But before you react to the news or announce it to the world, go back to the first word of the article......More..

German star to travel with Arsenal to Singapore
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

German star to travel with Arsenal to Singapore

The Gabon global believes that some tactical tinkering from the ex-Paris Saint-Germain boss has already started to pay off, and on a personal level he hopes to continue his goalscoring form into the new campaig...More..

by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Trump backtracks, says he misspoke on Russian election tampering

Signalling Republicans' own efforts at damage control in the wake of Trump's Helsinki performance, McConnell said there might be a vote on a bill sponsored by Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican, th...More..

World Cup 'just the beginning' for Mbappe-led France
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

World Cup 'just the beginning' for Mbappe-led France

On behalf of himself and all lovers of football and sports around the world, the Amir congratulated Russian Federation for the great success and looked forward to welcome everyone to 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. ...More..

Eden Hazard Reacts Badly When Asked About France's Victory
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Eden Hazard Reacts Badly When Asked About France's Victory

From Griezmann's corner, Umtiti beat Marouane Fellaini at the near post and powered a header home to put France ahead. "He has grown in the team, he's an expressive player and his performance only increas...More..

Groenewegen wins longest Tour stage
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Groenewegen wins longest Tour stage

The pair have two stage wins each from the first five and Sagan had predicted Tuesday the Colombian might struggle with the climbs. Van Avermaet, a support rider for Porte, has held the yellow jersey since BM...More..

Ivan Perisic injury scare ahead of World Cup final
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Ivan Perisic injury scare ahead of World Cup final

The Croatians went into Russian Federation as the 20th-ranked team in the world, but in particular their midfield talents of Real Madrid's Luka Modric and Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic meant they were fancied by...More..

Party on Montreal streets following French World Cup win
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Party on Montreal streets following French World Cup win

He was in France in 1998 when his country hosted the World Cup , and claimed its first victory 3-0 over Brazil . He even kissed the top of the golden World Cup trophy. "These words have accompanied us for t...More..

Pacquiao dethrones Lucas Matthysse to claim WBA welterweight title
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Pacquiao dethrones Lucas Matthysse to claim WBA welterweight title

Looking like the Pacquiao of old, Manny dominated Matthysse, outstriking the Argentinian brawler and scoring a couple of knockdowns in the process. The 35-year-old Argentine, who came in with a reputation as ...More..

Serena Williams Gets Emotional Over Losing Wimbledon Amid Comeback
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Serena Williams Gets Emotional Over Losing Wimbledon Amid Comeback

But despite Thomas' protestations, Meghan has appeared to gel in well in her new role. Markle and her sister-in-law Kate Middleton participated in a standing ovation as the players walked onto the court. ...More..

England manager Gareth Southgate singles out Stones for praise, defends Kane
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

England manager Gareth Southgate singles out Stones for praise, defends Kane

A very serious match awaits us, we will spend much energy. "After that, the play-offs against Greece, we breezed past Greece to qualify and a great deal of influence on that was our national team coach". "We ...More..

Djokovic going through the gears ahead of Nadal showdown
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Djokovic going through the gears ahead of Nadal showdown

However, his fantastic run to the Wimbledon last four has gone a long way to quashing those fears and now he looks set to return to the top of the game. "I didn't see it coming", said Federer. "I really do. I...More..

Dejan Lovren Says He's One Of The Best Defenders In The World
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Dejan Lovren Says He's One Of The Best Defenders In The World

The former Southampton man has had a lot of unnecessary flak in recent times, including a whole lot of abuse on social media after he had an absolute stinker in a 4-1 defeat to Spurs at Wembley. Croatia's part...More..

Novak Djokovic edges ahead in Wimbledon clash with Rafael Nadal
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Novak Djokovic edges ahead in Wimbledon clash with Rafael Nadal

Nicole Melichar and Kveta Peschke upset sixth seeds Gabriela Dabrowski and Yifan Xu 6-3 4-6 7-5 in two hours and 16 minutes to reacjh the women's doubles final. "I really feel for John", added Anderson, who has...More..

Southgate: England to make as few changes as possible for play-off
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Southgate: England to make as few changes as possible for play-off

There are also no public celebrations planned despite the Three Lions' impressive achievements in Russian Federation, which could yet see them become the most successful team since the 1966 champions. Russian...More..

Fans in Moscow devastated after England knocked out by Croatia
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Fans in Moscow devastated after England knocked out by Croatia

Gareth Southgate's England team were hailed as heroes by British media, who acclaimed their achievement rather than dwelled on disappointment after their heart-breaking World Cup exit on Wednesday. "Every tim...More..

Southgate acknowledges England players are in a different era
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Southgate acknowledges England players are in a different era

A bit like catchup TV in a way, VAR (Video Assisted Referee) was introduced for the first time for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. Southgate and his players trained at their base in Repino on Tues...More..

Chelse strike deal for Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri and midfielder Jorginho
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Chelse strike deal for Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri and midfielder Jorginho

It had been expected that Chelsea would replace Conte with Napoli's Maurizio Sarri , and this became even more likely when Napoli went and replaced Sarri with Carlo Ancelotti . The Premier League and F...More..

Pogba speaks on France vs Croatia match
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Pogba speaks on France vs Croatia match

With Croatia just one game away from that reality we caught up with the mad Croatian fan from Brazil's capital Brasilia. "Everyone has been talking about it constantly but the only thing that matters now is t...More..

Bottas: Vettel overtake was a
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Bottas: Vettel overtake was a "matter of time"

Silverstone is a track where Mercedes have dominated in recent years - Hamilton headed into yesterday's grand prix with four consecutive British wins - but Ferrari held the upper hand over their rivals. "He ...More..

New Orleans family honors loved one with unusual funeral
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

New Orleans family honors loved one with unusual funeral

He also donned socks brandishing the likeness of Kyrie Irving , the Celtics player that wears the number 11 shirt, the same that Matthews wore. The New Orleans native's life was tragically cut short in a...More..

Henderson hopeful on fitness for World Cup semi-final
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Henderson hopeful on fitness for World Cup semi-final

As for England , they breezed past Sweden 2-0 to seal their first World Cup semi-final appearance since Italia 90. The manager, formerly the head of elite development and the under-21s coach, had played ...More..

Fernando Hierro leaves Spain role after failing to make quarter-finals
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Fernando Hierro leaves Spain role after failing to make quarter-finals

Fernando Hierro has quit his role as Spain's national team head coach following La Furia Roja's Second Round exit at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. Spain left the tournament after winning just o...More..

England Striker Rashford Continues Training With Team Ahead of Match Against Tunisia
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

England Striker Rashford Continues Training With Team Ahead of Match Against Tunisia

Delph appears to have a close relationship with Southgate, despite only making his first England appearance under him earlier this month. "For the first five minutes of the opening game anything can happen ...More..

Neymar Breaks His Silence On Brazil’s World Cup Exit
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Neymar Breaks His Silence On Brazil’s World Cup Exit

Exhibit A: The contender for goal of the tournament scored for France by Benjamin Pavard against Argentina. Olivier Giroud might have begun this World Cup on the bench but, from the moment he came on in...More..

Hamilton: Whoever resurfaced Silverstone did the worst job ever
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Hamilton: Whoever resurfaced Silverstone did the worst job ever

He said: "I've booked my day off, next Sunday, I've booked that day off, I'm like 'keep it free because I want to be in Russian Federation for that day, supporting them". That would be very good news". Top 3 ...More..

It's mum v mum as Serena makes Wimbledon last 16
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

It's mum v mum as Serena makes Wimbledon last 16

Federer is having no such problems and eased past Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3 7-5 6-2. "It was such a tough match and such a big fight so I'm really happy that I won this one", Bertens said. Heather Watson and her ...More..

France into World Cup semi as Brazil prepare for Belgium test
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

France into World Cup semi as Brazil prepare for Belgium test

The respective winners of Group A and Group C will meet at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, with a chance to meet either Brazil or Belgium in the semifinals. France overran Argentina in a last-16 match that appe...More..

Plenty of Liverpool fans want Harry Maguire at Anfield after England displays
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Plenty of Liverpool fans want Harry Maguire at Anfield after England displays

The 20-year old fan was hauled in after Tuesday night's match at Moscow's Spartak Arena when England defeated Colombia as a result of a 4-3 penalty shootout. They have conceded only two goals so far in Russ...More..

Falcao slams 'shameful' referee for 'favouring' England against Colombia
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Falcao slams 'shameful' referee for 'favouring' England against Colombia

England looked to be heading into the last eight courtesy of Harry's 57th-minute penalty in Moscow, but the towering Yerry Mina headed in a stoppage-time equalizer before a match littered with fouls went to ...More..

Clint Capela’s agent called 10 teams after meeting with the Rockets
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Clint Capela’s agent called 10 teams after meeting with the Rockets

No teams have come with an offer sheet, let alone one approaching the four-year, $110 million max. He also served as an imposing presence at the rim, as evidenced by his 1.9 blocks per game average and the fa...More..

Midfield still a problem, but can forwards carry Brazil to win?
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Midfield still a problem, but can forwards carry Brazil to win?

Gabriel Jesus has yet to find the net, but Roberto Firmino came off the bench to score on Monday and is pushing for a start. As the match continued Neymar's "performance" intensified, with some calling him ...More..

Austrian Grand Prix 2018 race results: Full classification - Verstappen wins, Hamilton out
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Austrian Grand Prix 2018 race results: Full classification - Verstappen wins, Hamilton out

Ricciardo's teammate Verstappen, who started fourth, held off a late charge from Kimi Raikkonen in the other Ferrari to celebrate his fourth career victory and first of the season. He's always asking for info...More..

England beats Colombia in shootout, advances to World Cup quarter-finals
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

England beats Colombia in shootout, advances to World Cup quarter-finals

Lingard, whose long-range goal in England's 6-1 win over Panama has been one of the highlights of the team's performances, says he is enjoying his role as part of a trio operating behind striker and captain ...More..

Australia Breaks Records As It Trashes Zimbabwe In Third T20I
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Australia Breaks Records As It Trashes Zimbabwe In Third T20I

Australia took 75 from the Powerplay, with Finch doing the bulk of the scoring while fellow opener D'Arcy Short was content to turn the strike over to his big-hitting partner. 2 - Aaron Finch reached his sec...More..

Thai boys soccer team may have to dive to escape cave, floods
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Thai boys soccer team may have to dive to escape cave, floods

A government official says the group has been found alive. His office said the PM "wishes to thank the tremendous efforts of all global units that have come to assist the Thai authorities in rescuing the ...More..