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Reviewed penalty gets Sweden by S. Korea

In World Cup warm-up matches, he switched the numbers of his players around, arguing Swedish scouts would be confused because he says "it's very hard for west...


Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly "confirms" Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea arrival

If Sarri is appointed manager at Chelsea , he is keen to target some of his former players, including Senegal global defender Koulibaly. Antonio Conte , of ...


Fan injured by Phillie Phanatic's hot dog cannon during game

Her facial injury requires ice every 20 minutes. "And hard", McVay told Philadelphia TV station WPVI . She left the game to receive medical attention and w...


Phil Mickelson chases after, hits moving ball on green | US Open

Mickelson, who has been a runner-up at the US Open six times, descended into meltdown mode when he struck a putt while the ball was still moving. For me, who ...


Los Angeles Lakers acquire 39th overall pick in trade with Philadelphia 76ers

He was instead shipped to the Oklahoma City Thunder to team up with Russell Westbrook . Obviously the Spurs aren't impressed, otherwise they would have pul...


Messi is better than Maradona, claims Real Madrid captain

While there's still time for the 31-year-old to turn it around, he endured a gutting performance against Iceland by failing to score from 11 shots and missing a...


Grizzlies shopping No. 4 pick, Chandler Parsons

Multiple reporters would agree with that notion: the C's are apparently one of the teams in play to acquire the No. 3 pick from the Atlanta Hawks or the No. L...


Uruguay turn to golden oldies against Saudi Arabia

The South American side are set to field a side containing seven players aged 31 or over in their Group A clash in Rostov-on-Don. "It was a small fire in one of...


Shocked Langer says Australia 'can't have had a worse day'

Remarkably England failed to strike a boundary in the last four overs - although the damage to the Australian morale was already done. AB de Villiers (25), ...


Buzz kill: Gnats swarm players during Tunisia v England game

Kane proved the hero for England on Monday, heading in a late victor - his second of the game - to secure a 2-1 victory in the Three Lions' World Cup opene...


Brazil need solutions after coming unstuck against Swiss

Serbia leads the group with three points, Brazil and Switzerland have one and Costa Rica has zero. However, Brazil paid for their failure to kill the ga...


World Cup Fans in Mexico Triggered an Artificial Earthquake Just by Jumping

For the time being, Lozano's focus will be on helping Mexico qualify for the last 16 at the World Cup . Mexican midfielder Marco Fabian has urged El Tri ...


Mercedes Cup 2018: Milos Raonic defeats Lucas Pouille to reach final

Kyrgios won their first clash in Madrid back in 2015, 6-7 (2-7), 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (12-10) but Federer hit back to take the victory in Miami past year, 7-6 (9-7), ...


Ronaldo breaks Puskas European record

Benatia, playing for Juventus, pushed a Real Madrid player to draw a penalty. The Barcelona man has exited the last two World Cups in disgrace after being...


Senegal claim first African win at 2018 World Cup

Grzegorz Krychowiak's hopeless back pass sucked Wojciech Szczesny off his line, with the goalkeeper beaten to the ball by M'Baye Niang , who prodded beyon...


"This has just begun", says Argentina after Iceland draw

Croatia moved two points clear at the top of Group D ahead of the showdown against Argentina in Nizhny Novgorod on June 21, where another victory should be...


England fan sails from Bulgaria to Russia for World Cup match

Speaking in Volgograd, Roberts says a maximum of 2,500 England fans are expected to attend the game in the southern Russian city. Uzi Alan, a 28-year-old ba...


Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

The very big gap that opened up between the front line and the defensive duo swallowed Germany's control game like the biblical Leviathan. "The last couple ...


Kane to the rescue as England beat Tunisia

I think England rolls to an easy tournament opening win on Monday, so I'll back the Three Lions with a -1.5 handicap. Not after Kane got England off to a ...


Only college players expected to attend National Basketball Association draft

Porter is nearly a lock to be a lottery pick in the 2018 NBA Draft later this month, and he could even rise into the top 10 or even top 5 if teams are sold on...


Sri Lankan captain Chandimal charged for ball-tampering

According to a report from ESPNcricinfo , the umpires laid the charge on Chandimal after reviewing footage of day two, where they found evidence of a foreign s...


Taxi ploughs into Moscow crowd

The driver of the taxi has been detained, officials said. It cited the driver as saying he did not drive into the crowd on objective. Moscow Police have lau...


Tiger Woods 'absolutely' confident he can win another major title

Furyk and Reed have been steady enough to outlast most of the field, but need to go low for the first time this week in order to win it all. I feel for the spec...


Flag-waving fans party as World Cup kicks off in Moscow

He then escorted Putin off the stage and the conference - which announced North America would host the 2026 World Cup - stopped for an unscheduled coffee break....


Odemwingie Berates Super Eagles’ Performance Against Croatia

Croatia finished third in its inaugural World Cup - in France in 1998 - but has been eliminated at the group stage in 2002, 2006 and four years ago in Brazil...


Kawhi Leonard wants out of Spurs, looks for Lakers trade

People close to the Spurs forward have expressed a desire for Leonard to play for the New York Knicks , according to ESPN's Ian Begley , however, Leonard ...


Afghanistan's Debut Test Match Gets Underway

Against them, lies the immediate challenge of the Virat Kohli-less Team India on their historic debut in Bengaluru , an Indian side studded with superstars...


U.S. Open: Phil Mickelson melts down, hits still-rolling ball

His score at 13 was first posted as an eight, then a nine and finally a 10 that left him 10-over for his round and 16-over for the tournament. However, becaus...


Egypt get Salah boost ahead of opener against Uruguay

Uruguay will play Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, while Egypt get to play Russian Federation on Tuesday. Fans have been in suspense before Egypt's first Worl...


England 'thugs' stopped from going to Russian Federation

The former striker lead Brazil to achieve its last World Cup title in 2002 after defeating Germany 2-0 in the final game, with Ronaldo scoring both goals...


Salah nearly certain to face Uruguay, reveals Egypt coach Cuper

Where is the World Cup Egypt vs Uruguay match? The World Cup Egypt vs Uruguay match will take place on Friday, June 15, 2018. While he turns 26 on F...


Edmonton aiming to make final cut as 2026 World Cup host city

Most African nations were upset about fellow nations from their continent voting for America's United bid . Trump signed letters to FIFA President Gianni In...


Woods blames putting for US Open misery

Johnson is coming off a six-shot victory at the St. Jude Classic, and no U.S. Open champion has ever won the week before on the PGA Tour . Shinnecock can pun...


Premier League fixtures: Arsenal face Man City, Chelsea in first two games

Some have predicted a long unbeaten start to the campaign for Manchester United and believe Mourinho's men need to hit the ground running if they have wrestle...


Iran have chance of beating Morocco: Carlos Queiroz

Aziz Bouhaddouz headed a free kick into his own net in the fifth minute of injury time to gift Iran a 1-0 victory over Morocco on Friday (Saturday NZ Time) ...


Transfer round-up: Arsenal to complete second signing, Chelsea FC’s Seri boost

Manchester United have an away trip to Huddersfield for the penultimate game of the campaign and will host newly promoted Cardiff City on the last day of the...


Spain manager Lopetegui sacked a day before World Cup 2018

Hierro, who had a spell in charge of Real Oviedo in the 2016/17 season, steps in after a day of high drama in the Spanish squad, with Lopetegui and senior playe...


United US-Canada-Mexico Bid Chosen To Host 2026 FIFA World Cup

The United States Soccer Association included the stadium, which was one of nine sites of the 1994 World Cup (back then it was called Foxboro Stadium), in its...


Watch Nadal vs del Potro online, start time

Play has since resumed and Nadal now leads 4-2 in the third set. Nadal is bidding to become only the second player to win 11 titles at any Grand Slam tourna...


Salah still a doubt for SWC opener against Uruguay

While Salah has talked up his hopes of starting against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg, Ehab Lehita, the Egyptian FA's managing director, said: "We're keeping an eye ...