Last-minute own goal is first World Cup devastation

He was consoled by teammates, while Iran celebrated. "The US sanctions mean that Nike, as an American company, can not now provide shoes to the Iranian team", the company said in their justification for the decision. It was also the first World C... More..

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US Open: Dustin Johnson leads as Woods, Spieth, McIlroy miss cut
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

US Open: Dustin Johnson leads as Woods, Spieth, McIlroy miss cut

Considering that he's the best player on the planet today, that's not too big of a stretch. He could play around a temperamental driver and endure a streaky putter, cleaning up whatever mistakes he made along t...More..

Australia's Stosur knocked out in Nottingham
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Australia's Stosur knocked out in Nottingham

After falling to Konta in the singles event, Watson and partner Buzarnescu took down Jakupovic and Australian Priscilla Hon 7-6 (2), 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the women's doubles, with Liverpudlian brothe...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Phil Mickelson Loses His Mind On U.S. Open Putting Green

Open. After racing his bogey putt past the hole, he bizarrely and inexplicably jogged down after his ball before putting it back up the hill while it was still rolling. Whether it was the pressure of trying to ...More..

Peru vs Denmark goal updates and latest scores from Russian Federation
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Peru vs Denmark goal updates and latest scores from Russian Federation

Denmark and Peru provide an entertaining, emotional match and some goals, but neither can get the three points as a late Guerrero goal evens it. Peru 2, Denmark 2 . Gassama, however, used VAR to award...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Woods misses US Open cut as big names continue to struggle

How tough? Here are just a few of the players who have missed the cut: Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Bubba Watson, Jason Day, Charl Schwartzel, Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia, Jon Rahm, Keegan Bradley, M...More..

Salah Out Of Egypt Starting XI Against Uruguay
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Salah Out Of Egypt Starting XI Against Uruguay

But at the Ekaterinburg Arena Suarez proved wasteful. Suarez missed two one-on-one situations against El Shennawy, while Cavani hit the post on a free kick with two minutes left. In 1970, Uruguay also reach...More..

France edge Australia with helping hand from VAR
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

France edge Australia with helping hand from VAR

In a moment that will go down in the World Cup history books, the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology was used to award a penalty for the first time in the tournament as France clinched a 2-1 win over ...More..

Spin-heavy Afghanistan face India in historic Test
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Spin-heavy Afghanistan face India in historic Test

He praised the Afghanistan team for making cricket a well-known sport in the country in a very short time; and especially spinner Rashid Khan , who had a successful stint in the 11th edition in the India...More..

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Argentina and Iceland
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Argentina and Iceland

Argentina have also topped their group in each of the last three World Cups. He came agonizingly close in 2014, where he won player of the tournament but was unable to prevent Argentina from losing 1-0 to ...More..

Iceland's Birkir Saevarsson prepared for Argentina by working in a factory
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Iceland's Birkir Saevarsson prepared for Argentina by working in a factory

Aguero will start up front for Argentina after Sampaoli confirmed his side's starting XI for the game against Iceland during his pre-match press conference. They'll make a tricky opening game for Messi and ...More..

North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

Three Canadian venues will be part of this: Edmonton, Montreal and Toronto. It marks the fifth time the North African country has failed to secure the right to host the worldwide football tournament. The tour...More..

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Fever-Tree Championships at Queen's Club
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Fever-Tree Championships at Queen's Club

Nadal, who completed a Roland Garros-Queen's-Wimbledon treble in 2008, had originally meant to play in the tournament in preparation for Wimbledon 2018. Rafael Nadal won his 11th French Open title. Sharapo...More..

India vs Afghanistan - Highlights & Stats
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

India vs Afghanistan - Highlights & Stats

Afghanistan clawed their way back after India's Shikhar Dhawan hit a blazing century on Thursday as the minnows capped their astonishing rise from war and refugee camps to joining the sport's elite. They a...More..

Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in bankruptcy case
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in bankruptcy case

His position as attache to the European Union on sporting, cultural and humanitarian affairs is covered by the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. Becker said: "The decision to commence bankruptc...More..

Spurs rumor: Gregg Popovich may not coach past 2020
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Spurs rumor: Gregg Popovich may not coach past 2020

The tension between Leonard and team management has dragged on for most of the season, with his mysterious absence during an injury rehab fueling rumors that the team will be trading him. The Spurs pulled off a...More..

Cleveland among teams interested in taking Michael Porter Jr
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Cleveland among teams interested in taking Michael Porter Jr

UPDATE: Porter seems to be working on some trolling and/or damage control, as he posted these pictures later Thursday afternoon. He was not cleared for basketball activities again until March. 1 overall pick t...More..

Willey sees England to nervy win over Australia
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Willey sees England to nervy win over Australia

Australia captain Tim Paine won the toss and elected to bat against England in the first one-day worldwide at The Oval on Wednesday. But Paine concedes Australia must prove they are reformed characters...More..

Irving dribbles around question of long-term future in Boston
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Irving dribbles around question of long-term future in Boston

One, because he could very well be a one-year rental, and two, because the Nuggets don't have the assets that other teams do, but on the off-chance that the Celtics and Nuggets make a deal for Irving, here are ...More..

by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Own goal in injury time lifts Iran over Morocco at World Cup

This last comment of Nike was, in my personal view, an unnecessary statement. They should come out and apologise because this arrogant conduct against 23 boys is absolutely ridiculous and unnecessary. That run ...More..

Kawhi Leonard to Spurs: I want to be traded
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Kawhi Leonard to Spurs: I want to be traded

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported in June that Leonard and Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich would meet to try to fix the relationship. Check back for frequent updates. Leonard was not with the team toward the...More..

Premier League fixtures 2018-19: Man City visit Arsenal on opening weekend
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Premier League fixtures 2018-19: Man City visit Arsenal on opening weekend

Unai Emery has been handed the toughest possible start to his tenure at Arsenal: A match against English Premier League champion Manchester City . They finished 25 points behind champions Manchester City...More..

US Open: Carnage at Shinnecock
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

US Open: Carnage at Shinnecock

According to ESPN Stats & Info , it was the first time ever that Woods opened with a triple bogey at the U.S. Open. Wendy's, the fast food chain that has made a habit out of jumping into the latest social me...More..

Egypt Coach Cuper: Why Salah Was Benched
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Egypt Coach Cuper: Why Salah Was Benched

He had a hand in all seven of Egypt's goals in qualifying, scoring five and creating two - and football followers are expecting him to add to his global tally of 33 in 57 games. "I understand that the fans ...More..

US sanctions force Nike to drop Iran soccer shoe deal
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

US sanctions force Nike to drop Iran soccer shoe deal

Nike will no longer supply the Iranian national soccer team with footwear for this month's World Cup , citing the Trump administration's decision to reimpose economic sanctions on the country. "Players get use...More..

Boateng annoyed as Bayern say he can leave after SWC
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Boateng annoyed as Bayern say he can leave after SWC

This will come as great news for Manchester United as they aren't keen on signing Toby Alderweireld from Tottenham after the London club slapped a £75m price tag on the former Ajax defender. Reports have been...More..

Russian Federation crush sorry Saudi Arabia in World Cup opener
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Russian Federation crush sorry Saudi Arabia in World Cup opener

Dimitry Cherchesov's side have given themselves an excellent chance of qualifying from Group A, thanks to goals from Yuri Gazinskiy, Denis Cheryshev with two, Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandr Golovin. Golovin m...More..

'Nothing to worry about' - Marcus Rashford calms injury fears
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

'Nothing to worry about' - Marcus Rashford calms injury fears

However, Rashford being back fit will be a major boost for England boss Gareth Southgate. All that is needed now is a tournament display that leaves fans cheering by their barbecues rather than crying into ...More..

by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Lawmaker cautions against sex with foreigners

Tamara Pletnyova , chairwoman of the Family, Women, and Children Affairs Committee, anxious that romantic affairs with foreigners during the major sporting event may lead to an increase in single mothers in Rus...More..

by | Friday, June 15, 2018

On brutal day at US Open, even a power group is overpowered

His worst start to a major, his highest score at a US Open: the stats lined up like a charge-sheet. Englishman Scott Gregory shot a 22-over 92 in the first round on Thursday at Shinnecock. He chipped once a...More..

Donald Trump hails 2026 World Cup bid success
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Donald Trump hails 2026 World Cup bid success

Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association president Doug Redmond has seen a World Cup game; that was in 1994, when the United States hosted the event alone and he took in a contest that involved Argentina ...More..

Hosts Russia thrash Saudi Arabia in SWC opener
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Hosts Russia thrash Saudi Arabia in SWC opener

Vladimir Putin, sitting next to the Federation Internationale de Football Association president and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, reacts to Russia's goal. The other Group A teams Uruguay and Egypt meet Frid...More..

Antoine Griezmann Ends Transfer Saga And Confirms He Is Going Nowhere
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Antoine Griezmann Ends Transfer Saga And Confirms He Is Going Nowhere

Partidazo also published a snippet of one of the videos on Twitter , only to swiftly delete it again . "You're fed up with all the talk - am I going, am I staying , how much they will pay me, how much they...More..

Mbappe injured after a collision with Rami in training
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Mbappe injured after a collision with Rami in training

The Paris Saint-Germain forward went to ground after Rami's challenge, and remained there for several minutes as medical staff assessed the injury before leaving the session. "Ice packs? No, it is just a knoc...More..

Double blow for Liverpool in transfer pursuit of two goalkeepers
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Double blow for Liverpool in transfer pursuit of two goalkeepers

Roma president James Pallotta said he was joking when he suggested goalkeeper Alisson could be set to join Real Madrid . Alisson's representatives have opened talks with Real Madrid after getting authori...More..

Golden oldies? Argentina have World Cup's oldest squad
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Golden oldies? Argentina have World Cup's oldest squad

This could add tension to the coach's relationship with Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo at a time when Ronaldo's future at Madrid is already in doubt. The Super Eagles are determined to avoid another ...More..

How to watch the 2018 World Cup Opening Ceremony
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

How to watch the 2018 World Cup Opening Ceremony

Let us know in the comments section below. For more on the U.S., Mexico , and Canada hosting the 2026 World Cup, visit NBC . Even though the games do not get enough attention, the US holds the record for ...More..

Canelo-GGG to meet for highly anticipated rematch in September
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Canelo-GGG to meet for highly anticipated rematch in September

Golovkin and Alvarez were originally scheduled for a May 5 bout, but Alvarez had to pull out of the event following two positive tests for a banned substance. Should Alvarez beat Golovkin he will strip the 36...More..

Ronaldo and Robbie Williams star in opening ceremony
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Ronaldo and Robbie Williams star in opening ceremony

He and Garifullina then joined forces for a duet of his single Angels as the crowd at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium sang along. The World Cup will be held in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15. FuboTV: Fo...More..

MMA star Conor McGregor heads to court for melee charges
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

MMA star Conor McGregor heads to court for melee charges

Joining McGregor in the Brooklyn court will be friend and co-defendant Cian Cowley , who was charged with one count of assault and one count of criminal mischief. I don't know what Conor has planned. "I don'...More..

Rafael Nadal weighs up options after French Open glory
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Rafael Nadal weighs up options after French Open glory

However, it was not all smooth for Nadal, who missed four match points on his own serve before clinching victory when Thiem went long on the fifth. "I would tell you that's something nearly impossible, but here...More..

Amelia Kerr registers highest individual score in Women's ODIs
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Amelia Kerr registers highest individual score in Women's ODIs

She was also involved in the second-highest partnership in women's ODI cricket, as she and Otago Sparks all-rounder Leigh Kasperek (113) piled on 285-runs for the second-wicket. "It was pretty surreal". "I di...More..

Report outlines Wolves' target for first season back in Premier League
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Report outlines Wolves' target for first season back in Premier League

Two of England's biggest clubs in the world will face off against each other in the Aviva Stadium on 1 August. New Arsenal boss Unai Emery has a hard job on his hands replacing the legendary Arsene Wenger a...More..

India vs Afghanistan, one-off Test
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

India vs Afghanistan, one-off Test

Shikhar Dhawan gave Afghanistan a rude reality check on what longest format is all about as his 87-ball-century took India to a comfortable 158 for no loss at lunch on the opening day of the one-off Test h...More..

'Manchester United Star Wants To Leave Old Trafford'
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

'Manchester United Star Wants To Leave Old Trafford'

The forward, however, has found a starting spot hard to come by with Jose Mourinho on the bench, with 12 of his 30 league appearances in 2017-18 coming off the bench. "We do not have the same vision on the fu...More..

'Confident' United ace 'will shine at the World Cup'
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

'Confident' United ace 'will shine at the World Cup'

The France global was criticised for his performances last season and was publicly called out for his displays several times by boss Jose Mourinho. With France , going into this World Cup , you can be for...More..

Tyson Fury: Heavyweight to fight on Carl Frampton undercard in August
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Tyson Fury: Heavyweight to fight on Carl Frampton undercard in August

Former heavyweight champion Fury had not fought since dethroning Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in 2015 and suffered various drug, alcohol and mental health issues since then. It was not always pretty from Fury, ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

North America will host the World Cup in 2026

Of the 80 games, 60 will be played in the United States with 10 each in Canada and Mexico. The expanded 2026 men's event, featuring 48 teams for the first time, will be played in 16 different cities - 10 in t...More..

The inside story on Julen Lopetegui's remarkable sacking as Spain coach
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The inside story on Julen Lopetegui's remarkable sacking as Spain coach

Rubiales continued; "I'm sure this will, in time, make us stronger". "We thank Julen for everything that he has done, because he is a great person, who is responsible for us being in Russian Federation", the ...More..

Why LeBron James' NBA 2K19 Cover Could Mean He's Leaving Cleveland
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Why LeBron James' NBA 2K19 Cover Could Mean He's Leaving Cleveland

James had two MRIs during the series and iced the hand after games. Then Warriors coach Al Attles was credited the famous quote when he said after winning the ring-clinching Game 4 win: "There aren't any old ...More..