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Germany full of reflection ahead of critical Sweden game

Germany full of reflection ahead of critical Sweden game While the incident in Mexico City was not officially an natural disaster, there is no denying the sheer euphoria Mexico felt after pulling one of the first major upsets in the 2018 World Cup , thereby placing them in a very secure position to advance to the Round-of-16 stage. [Full Article...]

Arsenal snap up German keeper Bernd Leno

For me it's a dream to play for Arsenal . Wilshere made his senior debut for the club in 2008 and went on to amass nearly 200 appearances in all competitions for Arsenal . "I have experienced some incredible times at Arsenal and have met friends that will last a lifetime". How did you feel when you first heard of the club's interest? In Germany, Arsenal are so famous and when I heard i... [Full Article...]

Osako's header lifts Japan past 10-man Colombia

Osako's header lifts Japan past 10-man Colombia Osako's gritty determination led to a 73rd-minute header from Keisuke Honda's corner kick that gave Japan three points in Group H. Colombia , which played with 10 men for the rest of the match, scored late in the first half on Juan Quintero's rolling but accurate free kick, which sneaked inside the right post. [Full Article...]

France score historic video-review penalty, Football News & Top Stories

France score historic video-review penalty, Football News & Top Stories Les Bleus were able to salvage the game with a late victor from Paul Pogba , whose effort clipped Aziz Behich and looped up and over Australia 'keeper Matt Ryan. It was the first match and it's always very important to get a win. DF Aziz Behich, 7 - The left-back provided a superb outlet down the flank, even getting far enough forward to take a shot in the first half. [Full Article...]

Mexican Soccer Fans Cause Minor Earthquake Following Winning Goal

Mexican Soccer Fans Cause Minor Earthquake Following Winning Goal SIMMSA, a "seismic monitoring network" in Mexico , tweeted that at least two sensors inside the capital city detected a quake just after 11:30 a.m. We'll be back every day with a wrap of the morning's action, as well as a look ahead to what's to come from Russian Federation 2018. Earlier this month, the United States slapped Mexico with 25 percent steel tariffs and 10 percent aluminum tarif... [Full Article...]

Michael Porter's draft roller coaster takes drastic turns

Michael Porter's draft roller coaster takes drastic turns Porter Jr. had an MRI and will be evaluated again Thursday night, according to a document obtained by ESPN that was distributed to National Basketball Association teams. Porter ceased all basketball activity after the season, focusing his efforts on rehab, sources told ESPN, after losing strength in his left leg in particular because of the injury. [Full Article...]

Chandimal denies ball tampering, rescues Sri Lanka with bat

Chandimal denies ball tampering, rescues Sri Lanka with bat The charges had been laid by on-field umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould , and third umpire Richard Kettleborough on Saturday. Sri Lanka Cricket released a statement saying its players "have not engaged in any wrongdoing" and that the team had taken to the field "under protest". [Full Article...]

Did You Know the Shortest Test Match Lasted Just Ten Balls?

Did You Know the Shortest Test Match Lasted Just Ten Balls? Following on in the second innings, Afghanistan were bowled out for a paltry 103 runs. Only four times in Test history has a team been bowled out twice in a day. It was Afghanistan's debut test match and an announcement of its arrival to the global platform in Test Cricket! Hashmatullah Shahidi (36*) was the highest scorer for Afghanistan while the spin twins Ravichandran Ashwin (4/2... [Full Article...]

Despite ban, Diego Maradona caught smoking cigar during Argentina-Iceland clash

Despite ban, Diego Maradona caught smoking cigar during Argentina-Iceland clash The game then looked like it was heading towards a stalemate until Iceland conceded a penalty with half an hour remaining on the clock. Yet they actually created few clear chances either side of the poorly-struck 64th-minute penalty by Messi , who drew a blank despite a remarkable 11 shots during the match. [Full Article...]

Pogba pokes France past Socceroos after World Cup’s first VAR penalty

Pogba pokes France past Socceroos after World Cup’s first VAR penalty When he scored a sensational freekick goal against Russian Federation last March - on what would have been his father's 80th birthday - Pogba lifted his French No 6 jersey to reveal a white T-shirt carrying the message: "Happy birthday Papa". [Full Article...]

Afghanistan appeals for more cricket as historic match starts in India

Afghanistan appeals for more cricket as historic match starts in India Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday he hoped a historic cricket match between India and Afghanistan would strengthen ties between the South Asian neighbors and allies in the fight against militancy in the region. "To be competing against the best on the Test rankings table is something to be proud of and we will try to do our best in whatever chances we get and exhibit the ... [Full Article...]

Benefits of pursuing Kawhi Leonard

Benefits of pursuing Kawhi Leonard This past season had reports of "tension" according to outlets, including ESPN , though Leonard's family and the Spurs franchise both denied it. Kawhi Leonard isn't concerned about missing out on the supermax, sources tell ESPN . This would help the Spurs by giving them some exciting prospects at the guard and forward spots, as well as a draft pick to help move along a rebuild. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo and Robbie Williams star in opening ceremony

Ronaldo and Robbie Williams star in opening ceremony Ahead of Thursday's opening ceremony, many onlookers had criticised Robbie for accepting the gig. "The 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony was a newsworthy event produced by a third party and carried live on FOX ", they said . The opening ceremony was due to be followed by a match between the host team and Saudi Arabia . Along with Williams, celebrated Russian soprano Aida Garifulli... [Full Article...]

Warriors GM says team will give Kevin Durant whatever deal he wants

Warriors GM says team will give Kevin Durant whatever deal he wants The Warriors claimed their third National Basketball Association championship in four seasons, their second consecutively, after sweeping LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers in the Finals last week, entering the conversation to be considered one of the most dominant teams in the history of the league. [Full Article...]

Federation Internationale de Football Association delays talks on possible 48-team Qatar World Cup

Federation Internationale de Football Association delays talks on possible 48-team Qatar World Cup The 2018 FIFA World Cup gets under way on Thursday as hosts Russian Federation take on Saudi Arabia at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium. WORLD CUP 2018 STATS: Which of the eight favourites are the most experienced in terms of global caps? SPNI president sports and distribution business Rajesh Kaul said , "The telecast of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia will be done in six languages". [Full Article...]

F1: Vettel, Ferrari roll to victory in Canada

F1: Vettel, Ferrari roll to victory in Canada It was Ferrari's first win in Canada since 2004 and came from their first pole there in 17 years. It was the German's third win of the season and second in Canada, the first coming in 2013 with Red Bull . Hartley was pitched into the air, with both cars hitting the barriers. Both cars were badly damaged but the drivers were uninjured. In a weird end, the chequered flag was waved a lap too... [Full Article...]

Mohamed Salah provides update on availability against Uruguay

Mohamed Salah provides update on availability against Uruguay With Mo Salah still recovering, Ed Dove discusses what fans can expect from Egypt at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. Pizzi was part of Argentina's 1998 World Cup squad but this will be his first tournament as a coach . It was the worst [moment of my career]. "But I think every player can find the solution in games". Salah had the most memorable season after scoring 44 goals acro... [Full Article...]

Pistons rumors: John Beilein out of running for Detroit job

Pistons rumors: John Beilein out of running for Detroit job There is a strong chance that John Beilein , head coach of the MI basketball program, could be on his way to the NBA . Casey met with team owner Tom Gores on Tuesday and an announcement seems imminent. Michigan's athletic director Warde Manuel voiced the same feelings. He's said repeatedly his intention is to ensure Beilein one day retires at MI. [Full Article...]

Justify wins Triple Crown with victory at Belmont

Justify wins Triple Crown with victory at Belmont He previously won in 2015 with American Pharoah , the colt that ended a 37-year drought. He is only the second trainer in the sport's history to accomplish the feat, and he joined "Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmons, who trained Gallant Fox in 1930 and Omaha in 1935. [Full Article...]

Warriors expect Andre Iguodala to play in Game 3 of finals

Warriors expect Andre Iguodala to play in Game 3 of finals 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. And just like previous year, he drilled it. James had 51 points, eight assists and eight rebounds in the loss, a performance he likely won't be able to replicate again. [Full Article...]


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