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Mo Salah scores but Russia thumps Egypt

Mo Salah scores but Russia thumps Egypt The 26-year-old made his first appearance since being withdrawn as Liverpool were beaten 3-1 by Real Madrid in the showpiece fixture of Europe's premier cup competition, claiming a place in Hector Cuper's starting line-up. They came in their droves, excited about their team having one of the very best players in the world. "Would I prefer to see Salah play or not?" Egypt's third and final ... [Full Article...]

Sepp Blatter arrives at World Cup as guest of Vladimir Putin

Sepp Blatter arrives at World Cup as guest of Vladimir Putin The one-time globe-trotting football leader, with a famed capacity to defy jet lag, has rarely flown in recent years since American and Swiss investigators unsealed sweeping investigations in May 2015 of corruption and bribery linked to global soccer and marketing officials, including some FIFA vice-presidents. [Full Article...]

Egypt start without Salah, Uruguay at full strength

Egypt start without Salah, Uruguay at full strength Salah's omission is also something of a surprise given Cuper's comments on Thursday, when he said: "We still have to see how training goes today, but I can nearly assure you 100 percent that he'll play, we are all very optimistic that he will be on the pitch". [Full Article...]

Nikola Kalinic: Croatia send striker home after back injury claim

Nikola Kalinic: Croatia send striker home after back injury claim Dalic said in a statement that he had asked Kalinic to come on as an 85th-minute substitute in the 2-0 win over Nigeria on Saturday, but the AC Milan forward declined after warming up, citing a back injury. He did the same thing against Brazil and England, saying he wasn't ready, and for yesterday's training session too. Abara, who gave the advice in an interview with the Newsmen on Monday i... [Full Article...]

Arsenal complete move to sign goalkeeper Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen

But Arsenal's pulling power means they have won the race for the goalkeeper and, according to German magazine Sport Bild , they will confirm his signing on Tuesday. Ospina has been linked with a move to Turkey, while reports in Italy have claimed Napoli would be interested in taking Cech on loan. "He has given us back this confidence in both the Bundesliga and the Champions League". [Full Article...]

Cavs called Spurs about Leonard

Cavs called Spurs about Leonard Uneasy feelings surrounding the Spurs' handling of Leonard's quad injury have compelled San Antonio's franchise player to request a trade to Los Angeles, preferably the Lakers . James said last week. While LeBron James and Paul George have been the most talked about superstars, a new name has seriously entered the fray in Kawhi Leonard . [Full Article...]

Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in their World Cup opener

Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in their World Cup opener The Blue Samurai featured in France 1998, but did not manage to make it through the group stages, losing all three matches and scoring just the single goal . After profiting from Colombia's early setback, Nishino stressed to his players the importance of keeping up the pressure on the tiring opposition. [Full Article...]

Mertens scores wonderstrike for Belgium

Mertens scores wonderstrike for Belgium If Panama is to have a chance against Belgium , it must be allowed to play physically and stifle the Red Devils' pace and movement. Despite being forced to spend much of the game defending, the Panamanians showed strength , speed and trickery when they did break forward, and they created chances of their own in a scoreless first half. [Full Article...]

Big Moments From World Cup Day 3

Big Moments From World Cup Day 3 The referee and assistant didn't immediately flag for a goal, though, and the players waited on the field to see what the decision would be. However, the France coach is adamant that the inexperience of the squad is not responsible for their faults, despite having an average age of just 24 years and 6 months , the youngest of any World Cup squad. [Full Article...]

Enthusiastic San Jose Crowd Watches Mexico Upset Germany

Enthusiastic San Jose Crowd Watches Mexico Upset Germany The PSV winger scored his eighth worldwide goal and was in no doubt about the importance of his impact against Germany . Underdogs Mexico are ready to cause a major upset and beat Germany for the first time in a tournament on Sunday, provided the central Americans realize the World Cup clash is just another football game, coach Juan Carlos Osorio said. [Full Article...]

Dinesh Chandimal charged with changing ball

Dinesh Chandimal charged with changing ball The visiting team was charged with altering the condition of the ball by umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould , who reviewed video of the West Indies' first innings on Friday. Former Sri Lanka player Kumar Sangakkara told Sky Sports in the United Kingdom: "I think that they feel hard done-by". This was the second such instance within three months, after the Australians were found guilty of bal... [Full Article...]

Michael Porter Jr. Cleared For Friday Pro Day

Michael Porter Jr. Cleared For Friday Pro Day Teams will be on hand for medical evaluations Friday afternoon. And, now with the draft just a week away, Porter Jr. remains one of the bigger mysteries in the draft, with his range now being among the top 10 where he could potentially go as high as the No. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi This is largely because the team is so heavily reliant on him, as shown by their qualifying campaign. Messi's record going into the tournament been suspect recently too, as reported by the Metro, it was his fourth miss from his last seven attempts for club and country which is only a success rate of 57%. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan not nervous ahead of realising test dream: Stanikzai

Afghanistan not nervous ahead of realising test dream: Stanikzai Rahane was roped in as stand-in skipper in the absence of regular captain Virat Kohli , who is now undergoing rehabilitation for a neck injury that he sustained during his campaign with the Rajasthan Royals at the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). [Full Article...]

Phoenix Suns are another team worth watching for Kawhi Leonard

Phoenix Suns are another team worth watching for Kawhi Leonard The 26-year-old's preference is to be traded to the Los Angeles Lakers , according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . In the 2016-17 season, Leonard averaged 25.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.8 steals per game. If the reports are indeed true, the request makes for perhaps the biggest drama the Spurs franchise has seen in more than two decades. The Lakers have a number of talented youn... [Full Article...]

Dustin Johnson Majors: Has DJ Won One?

Dustin Johnson Majors: Has DJ Won One? Woods ran into problems on the short grass - it took him three shots to reach the putting surface behind the first green on his way to a triple bogey, and he four-putted on No. Open since Curtis Strange in 1989. "I'd like to roll it better than I've been". "Just one of them mad moments, " Johnston said. And it was well before Woods' personal and professional life unraveled soon after notching ... [Full Article...]

When India qualified for the FIFA World Cup, but did not play!

When India qualified for the FIFA World Cup, but did not play! Rumors shouldn't matter". Meanwhile, Russia's 17,000-member police trade union has warned that overstretched police staffing at the tournament could lead to "grave consequences" for overall security. "Even if they don't get past the first group, it will still have a positive impact on their brand". The pop star will entertain the crowd before the football tournament's opening match between R... [Full Article...]

England's route to the World Cup final at Russian Federation 2018

England's route to the World Cup final at Russian Federation 2018 The 24-year-old says England are eager to make their mark on the World Cup and vowed they would approach it on the front foot. England touched down in Russian Federation ahead of the World Cup and Ashley Young insists he has no concerns over his family travelling out to support the Three Lions. [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal Insists Passing Roger Federer's 20 Slams Not On Agenda

The king of clay has his first major of 2018 and will be eager to add a second when the Grand Slam calendar turns to Wimbledon in July, although it's been eight years since he last made the final at SW19. The score may have looked rather routine but there was some drama in the third set when Nadal called for the trainer at 2-1, 30-0. Nadal is now the first player in the Open Era, male or fema... [Full Article...]

Whittaker favoured in non-title rematch with Romero for UFC 225

Whittaker favoured in non-title rematch with Romero for UFC 225 His first attempt was made at 186 pounds, and at his second attempt, he was still.2 pounds over the mark. UFC main event fights in pay-per-view events have been dropping like flies these past few months and UFC 225 is no different. He struggled to take Whittaker down in their first fight, however, and the Australian is not expecting much to change. But yeah, I just don't see it. [Full Article...]


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