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Russia’s Mario Fernandes: Salah is a great player

Egypt made plenty of missteps in the second half, a surprise because its defence shut down Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani - two of the world's best strikers ...


Russian Federation is a ‘great place to host World Cup,’ British daily writes

Blatter, who has been banned from all football-related activities for six years over ethics violations, decided not to attend the World Cup opener last week, th...


Senegal outwit Poland to claim Africa's first win at World Cup

Poland meets Colombia the same day in what could be an unofficial elimination game because a second loss could prove costly in Group H . Both matches can be...


Giminez heads Uruguay past Salah-less Egypt

Egypt's manager, Héctor Cúper believes that he will be fit for his country's opening game. This match will likely prove to be decisive in terms of which team...


FIFA probes chants by Mexico fans for homophobia

We will not become reckless. There is no reason to panic. The event is being considered an "artificial earthquake" created after Hirving Lozano scored the l...


FIFA WC: Colombia face Japan, Poland to meet Senegal

Japan's hopes of winning their opening 2018 FIFA World Cup fixture on Tuesday (today) have been written off before a ball has been kicked - by a chirpy par...


Refusal to play Eagles: Kalinic sent packing

Croatia's World Cup campaign has been thrown into turmoil after striker Nikola Kalinic was sent home in disgrace and under weird circumstances. There wil...


Arsenal To Confirm Bernd Leno Signing On Tuesday

We were expecting an official announcement from Arsenal today but it seems that the Bundesliga side has beaten them to it. Arsenal have signed goalkeeper ...


A Kawhi Leonard, 4-team blockbuster trade involving the Miami Heat

Pau Gasol #16 of the San Antonio Spurs , Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs, and Davis Bertans #42 of the San Antonio Spurs look on against th...


Osako's header lifts Japan past 10-man Colombia

After lengthy protests, Sanchez eventually left the field and Kagawa was allowed to slot the penalty clinically into the bottom right corner of the net and Col...


Deschamps: 'VAR allowed a mistake to be corrected'

They're a proud side who play with passion, and I've been told there's 30,000 Peruvians in Moscow . All goals and unsafe moments of the third day of the wor...


Sri Lanka cricket captain pleads not guilty to ball tampering

The officials laid the charge after television footage from the final session's play on Friday appeared to show the Sri Lanka captain taking candies out from ...


Only college players expected to attend National Basketball Association draft

Highly regarded Slovenian Luka Doncic , regarded as the top non-collegiate player available and a potential No. 1 pick, is in the midst of the Spanish ACB play...


Lionel Messi fluffs his lines as Argentina limp into World Cup 2018

The Argentinian was spotted in the stands watching his countrymen take on Iceland at the group D tie at the Sparatak Stadium in Moscow . Sergio Aguero ...


Dhawan ton puts India in control in Afghanistan's test debut

Spin. Led by the dynamic Rashid Khan and ably supported by the teenage Mujeeb ur Rahman , Afghanistan boast of a slew of spinners capable of weaving a web ...


Mark Jackson Says He'd Trade Lonzo Ball For Kawhi Leonard

Interestingly, this news comes on the heels of a report that the Spurs are planning to offer Leonard a five-year, $219 million extension this offseason. Going...


Zach Johnson on the U.S. Open: 'They've Lost the Golf Course'

Woods birdied his last two holes, the eighth and ninth at Shinnecock Hills , to have the slimmest of chances to make the weekend. Tony Finau and Daniel Be...


Robbie Williams helps kick off World Cup

The showpiece event will begin with hosts Russian Federation crossing swords with Saudi Arabia in the Group A in the opening match . He didn't manage to ...


Griezmann to decide future before World Cup

Griezmann was pushed by reporters from Mundo Deportivo yesterday about his situation and whether he would be moving to Barcelona . This (the World Cup ) st...


Tottenham striker Kane knows he needs to break World Cup scoring hoodoo

England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will fly to Russian Federation on Tuesday having started to build a bridge between the squad and a scep...


World Cup 2018 opening ceremony performers, start time and how to watch

In the year 1950, India qualified for the FIFA World Cup which was scheduled to take place in Brazil . Russia's head of World Cup security estimated la...


Guardiola reveals why he will never manage Barcelona again

Yaya Toure launched a scathing attack on Pep Guardiola , accusing him of being racist. Guardiola won 14 trophies in four seasons with the Blaugrana, includin...


Justify wins Belmont Stakes, captures esteemed Triple Crown

Baffert's 15 Triple Crown win overall moved him ahead of D. "I think he'll run big", Smith said. That horse's first crop hasn't even raced yet. Smith said: ...


Belgium cruise past Egypt to settle FIFA World Cup 2018 nerves

A couple days ago, Real Madrid central defender and team captain Sergio Ramos hit back at all the criticism that he's received since his collision with Moh...


England vs Costa Rica: Player ratings for Rashford, Vardy, Welbeck and co

The Three Lions imposed themselves in the early stages of what was their final warm-up match ahead of the FIFA World Cup, and looked threatening on the wings. E...


Kevin Durant Stares Down Hecklers Who Said His Alma Mater Was 'Butt'

Down 3-0 to the Warriors in the NBA Finals, LeBron James told reporters that former teammate Dwyane Wade could have helped the Cavaliers in the playoffs. ...


Messi woos Griezmann, hopes Neymar stays in Paris

Lionel Messi is keen to play alongside Antoine Griezmann at Barcelona . Ultimately nothing came of it as Atletico Madrid's transfer ban meant Griezmann ...


Abe promises Trump new Japanese investment in U.S.

Any deal reached as a result of the meeting between Trump and the North Korean leader Kim would be brought before the Congress for its stamp of approval so th...


Liverpool set to complete £53m signing of Nabil Fekir from Lyon

The France worldwide is on the verge of a move to Anfield ahead of the World Cup. L'Equipe says the Reds have agreed a £57.1million deal for Fekir. Bayern...


Lydia Ko fails to make progress in final round of US Open

Sarah Jane Smith moved four shots clear at the US Women's Open after dodging the thunderstorms in Alabama. In the end, the excruciating collapse set up an ...


The Super Eagles Home Shirt Sold Out In London At N31,000 Each

The shirt alone is priced by Nike at £64.95. Everything from the unveiling of the design to the marketing to the execution was flawless and the Super Eagle...


Manchester United Agree Deal To Sign Shakhtar Donetsk Midfielder Fred

Steve Nicol explains why Fred is a great addition to Manchester United's midfield and why the club were smart to seal the move before the World Cup. 'When I...


Serena Williams withdraws from French Open due to muscle injury

Williams told reporters at a news conference that she had suffered an injury and was unable to play. Williams has withdrawn from competitions for the 16th ...


Ruthless Rafael Nadal sends Richard Gasquet crashing out as French challenge fades

Playing tennis in front of a huge crowd can be intimidating especially when you are up against one of the greatest of all time. It promises to be a hard-hitti...


French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic unsure on playing Wimbledon

Verdasco too failed to break his serve initially before regaining composure and winning four games in a row to take the set 6-2. "I just could never turn it ...