Alpha Centauri wins Coronation Stakes for Harrington

Victor of the Irish 1,000 Guineas, she was one of three Guineas winners coming into the race, and on paper it looked a hugely competitive renewal of the race over Ascot's round mile. "First, I am relieved". Alpha Centauri is already a best-priced 6... More..

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Rockets' James Harden wins 2017-18 NBA MVP award
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Rockets' James Harden wins 2017-18 NBA MVP award

Harden led the league in scoring (30.4 points per game) and also averaged 5.4 rebounds, 8.8 assists and 1.8 steals. On Monday night, the National Basketball Association held their annual awards show in Santa ...More..

Argentina fans filmed fighting at World Cup detained by Russian police
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Argentina fans filmed fighting at World Cup detained by Russian police

France and Croatia have already made it through, but Denmark , Australia , Nigeria , Iceland and Argentina all put their World Cup dreams on the line. A month on from Messi's rescue mission in Ecuad...More..

Kane fires England to record 6-1 win against Panama
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Kane fires England to record 6-1 win against Panama

With two wins already in the bag, beating Belgium in the final group stage match-up should realistically show England's belief in their current World Cup journey. You want to keep that going right the way thr...More..

Albanian Eagle: Did you see Shaqiri and Xhaka's controversial celebrations against Serbia?
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Albanian Eagle: Did you see Shaqiri and Xhaka's controversial celebrations against Serbia?

The scoreline remained 1-0 through the first half: while the Swiss struggled to infuse rhythm into their attack, they worked their socks off in defence, so as to stop the Serbs from doubling their lead. Shaqiri...More..

Federer saves two match points in Halle win over Paire
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Federer saves two match points in Halle win over Paire

It will be his second final in as many weeks. Federer, who won the opening set with back-to-back aces, fell 4-0 down in the second set as Paire rallied. The Aussie double-faulted to hand over four set points ...More..

Durmaz blasts online racial abuse after World Cup loss
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Durmaz blasts online racial abuse after World Cup loss

If Sweden and Germany both win - meaning Mexico loses - all three teams will finish group play with six points and goal differential will determine who advances. "Our defensive players have lost confidence an...More..

Nigeria vs Argentina: Maradona seeks meeting with Messi, others
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Nigeria vs Argentina: Maradona seeks meeting with Messi, others

Speaking about Lionel Messi , who has come under severe scrutiny during this World Cup for supposedly not stepping up when needed, Mascherano defended his former Barcelona teammate. Argentina better Iceland'...More..

McLaren open to Ricciardo, Red Bull confident he will stay
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

McLaren open to Ricciardo, Red Bull confident he will stay

The Milton Keynes-based outfit has taken the plunge and will switch from Renault to the Japanese manufacturer as its engine supplier at the end of the year. "Let's not forget he's been in a vehicle that the las...More..

Ronaldo misses penalty as Portugal are held by Iran
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Ronaldo misses penalty as Portugal are held by Iran

Ronaldo has been performing brilliantly at the World Cup 2018 . Cristiano Ronaldo has scored all four of Portugal's goals so far in the tournament, although Santos rejected suggestions the team is ove...More..

Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri Granit Xhaka fined by Federation Internationale de Football Association for celebrations
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri Granit Xhaka fined by Federation Internationale de Football Association for celebrations

Apparently the gesture is likely to inflame tensions among Serbian nationalists and ethnic Albanians. Serbia refuses to recognise the independence of its former province Kosovo, whose 1.8 million people are m...More..

Mascherano: No Crisis In Argentina Camp, Coach Sampaoli Still In Charge
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Mascherano: No Crisis In Argentina Camp, Coach Sampaoli Still In Charge

ESPN's team of reporters in Russian Federation have messages for birthday boy Lionel Messi as he faces elimination. Willy Caballero, Marcos Acuna and Enzo Perez also look set to make way for Franco Armani, Ange...More..

Mexico Sinks South Korea, Stay Perfect At 2018 World Cup
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Mexico Sinks South Korea, Stay Perfect At 2018 World Cup

Mexico dominated possession throughout the match, striking first blood in the 26th minute from the penalty area, when Carlos Vela cooly converted his spot kick. A volley from Vela skimmed the bar minutes lat...More..

Brazil secure vital 2-0 victory over Costa Rica
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Brazil secure vital 2-0 victory over Costa Rica

Philippe Coutinho struck in the first minute of added time, and Neymar followed six minutes later. In the second half, Brazil were more aggressive but Costa Rica still found a way to stop them in the final ...More..

Egypt's Essam El-Hadary becomes oldest player to feature at World Cup
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Egypt's Essam El-Hadary becomes oldest player to feature at World Cup

Lovely penalty save from Essam El-Hadary! For Saudi Arabia , the match also offers the possibility of a first goal in the tournament in Russian Federation. Whilst Saudi will also be looking to score their fi...More..

Neymar hits back at critics after tears in Costa Rica match
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Neymar hits back at critics after tears in Costa Rica match

Brazil now sit on four points from two matches, and will play their final Group E game against Serbia on Wednesday evening. Brazil only managed a 1-1 tie against Switzerland in the country's first game o...More..

Golf roundup: Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson tied for lead at Travelers
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Golf roundup: Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson tied for lead at Travelers

Kiwi golfer Danny Lee has given himself a shot at a top-10 finish at the Travelers Championship on the PGA Tour. "I've just got to be a little more patient and smarter, which is what I've been working on anyw...More..

Messi, Mascherano to pick Argentina’s team
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Messi, Mascherano to pick Argentina’s team

The superstar forward is yet to provide a goal or an assist at the showpiece event , and Jorge Sampaoli's men need a win over Nigeria Tuesday to have any chance of reaching the last 16. "In a meeting like thi...More..

World Cup qualifying scenarios for every team before final group games
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

World Cup qualifying scenarios for every team before final group games

The most intrigue surrounds groups B, E and H, where three teams in each group hold their destiny in their own hands. Peru have already been knocked out and it looks probable that France and Denmark will ...More..

Paul Pogba Makes Shock FIFA World Cup Claim
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Paul Pogba Makes Shock FIFA World Cup Claim

Players tend to announce that global competitions are their last ones when they're at the end of their careers but the former Juventus man has explained why he feels this may be his last. I have to accept it'. ...More..

by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Frank Lampard Gives His Assessment On England's Match Against Belgium

If goal difference and goals scored are level, Federation Internationale de Football Association will next look at head-to-head records. Hazard has a licence to roam and an ability to glide away from players, a...More..

Argentina's Javier Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Jorge Sampaoli
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Argentina's Javier Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Jorge Sampaoli

That means their World Cup hopes are hanging by a thread as they face Nigeria in their final game, hoping results also go their way in the Croatia-Iceland match. "Leo is fine", he told a news conference. 'H...More..

Muguruza loses in Birmingham 2nd round, Kvitova advances
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Muguruza loses in Birmingham 2nd round, Kvitova advances

She broke serve to lead 5-3 in the first set, and then broke to lead 4-3 in the second. She saved a match point to extend the duel but Petra completed her win with a hold at love in game eight to wrap up the ...More..

Kroos relieved to make amends for Germany at World Cup
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Kroos relieved to make amends for Germany at World Cup

Before a training session on Sunday, Durmaz - standing in front of the rest of the Sweden squad and beside coach Janne Andersson - read out a statement to the media from a mobile phone. "It" is completely u...More..

Argentina's Players Oust Sampaoli Ahead Of Nigeria Clash
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Argentina's Players Oust Sampaoli Ahead Of Nigeria Clash

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has always been regarded as the "greatest of all time" by devoted fans but some Nigerian supporters have now told Argentina's faithful that "our GOAT is better than your GOAT". M...More..

World Cup Group qualifying scenarios for knockout rounds
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

World Cup Group qualifying scenarios for knockout rounds

Entering the final matchday, both teams are +1, so whichever team's margin of victory is higher would win Group B . If the goal differentials are identical, then it comes down to goals scored in group play-ent...More..

by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Sampaoli

Earlier, TUKO.co.kehad reported how Croatia qualified for the round of 16 at the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation after demolishing Argentina 3-0 in their second Group D game. Both Pogba ...More..

Hanley Ramirez's agent slams 'reckless' reporting on investigation
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Hanley Ramirez's agent slams 'reckless' reporting on investigation

In hopes of stopping the search, the report says, the driver called Ramirez on FaceTime and handed the phone to the trooper. And during that auto stop, the suspect claimed that one of the items found in the veh...More..

Mo Salah considering quitting Egypt national team
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Mo Salah considering quitting Egypt national team

A source with knowledge of Salah's position on the matter has confirmed this to be correct to ESPN FC, adding that the player is now considering his worldwide future. Kadyrov went on to proclaim that Salah had ...More..

Virat Kohli Panicked While Preparing For Upcoming England Tour: Sourav Ganguly
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Virat Kohli Panicked While Preparing For Upcoming England Tour: Sourav Ganguly

He is now fit and ready to come back. Before departing to England earlier this week, the Indian skipper felt not playing county could be a blessing in disguise as a break from the game has refreshed him compl...More..

by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Harry Kane leads record-breaking England half in Panama demolition

The Three Lions blew away their Central American opponents with two goals apiece from John Stones and Harry Kane, as well as a Jesse Lingard strike inside the opening 45 minutes to take a 5-0 lead into the inte...More..

Brazil’s Neymar hits back at World Cup critics
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Brazil’s Neymar hits back at World Cup critics

Brazil's next game is against Serbia on Wednesday. Costa Rica tried not predicates in their own half, running out to quick counterattacks, one of which almost ended in a goal. However, Coutinho insists ...More..

#WC2018: Colombia eliminate Poland with 3-0 win
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

#WC2018: Colombia eliminate Poland with 3-0 win

Cuadrado crossed adroitly into the middle, before Jan Bednarek intervened to deny some cunning movement from Falcao. Rodriguez's short corner eventually found Quintero, whose smart through ball back to Rodrig...More..

Garbine Muguruza bows out! Petra Kvitova marches on
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Garbine Muguruza bows out! Petra Kvitova marches on

Two-time finalist Barbora Strycova knew she could fancy her chances against defending Wimbledon champion Garbiñe Muguruza having beaten her at Eastbourne a year ago, and she came out swinging for the fences...More..

Serbia appeal over referee performance in Swiss defeat
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Serbia appeal over referee performance in Swiss defeat

In the on-going FIFA World Cup in Russia, Switzerland bounced back from 1-0 beating Serbia and mounting a strong challenge to proceed to round 16. Switzerland's 2-1 World Cup win over Serbia was given a mix...More..

F1: Lewis Hamilton wins in France, retakes driver's championship lead
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

F1: Lewis Hamilton wins in France, retakes driver's championship lead

The return of the French GP after a decade-long absence is the first part of an unprecedented tripleheader of three races on consecutive weekends with the Austria and British events coming in quick succession. ...More..

Jermain Defoe sends message to Harry Kane after England heroics
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Jermain Defoe sends message to Harry Kane after England heroics

Kane was brilliant for England against Panama, and the England global will now be confident of winning the World Cup Golden Boot in Russian Federation this summer. "We were ruthless in front of goal", Sou...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Mexico hold off South Korea to pile pressure on Germany

It looked like it could possibly work in moments, but this South Korea side needed to provide more against a Mexican collective that is really clicking and not reliant on any one individual. "Our talent and h...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Niki Lauda - Sebastian Vettel deserves harsher penalty for Valtteri Bottas incident

Charles Leclerc, who had made Q3 for the first time in his career, rose as high as sixth at the start and though his challenge faded, he drove brilliantly to take 10th for Sauber - his fourth points finish in...More..

Roy Hodgson likens Ruben Loftus-Cheek to Michael Ballack and Jack Wilshere
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Roy Hodgson likens Ruben Loftus-Cheek to Michael Ballack and Jack Wilshere

There will also be plenty of intrigue around the rest of Southgate's starting XI against their CONCACAF foe after a picture of assistant Steve Holland's notes from England training on Thursday appeared to sho...More..

Tammy Beaumont Powers England Women to Highest T20I Score
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Tammy Beaumont Powers England Women to Highest T20I Score

The India-England Women's T20I game at Brabourne Stadium in March this year recorded a total of 397 runs. Their previous best was 199 for 3, which they made against India in Mumbai earlier this year. These ar...More..

England cricket team compared to All Blacks
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

England cricket team compared to All Blacks

But Bairstow and Hales played very well and they crossed 300 runs milestone jointly. nBairstow scored 139 runs and gone where Hales scored 147 runs so far. During this match, AB de Villiers smashed the fastest ...More..

Its a special moment - Novak Djokovic relief at final return
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Its a special moment - Novak Djokovic relief at final return

Cilic, who was the runner-up at Wimbledon previous year and at the Australian Open this season, will be playing his fourth Queen's Club final. Cilic won 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/3) in the other semi-final agains...More..

Hummels to miss Germany-Sweden, confirms Low
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Hummels to miss Germany-Sweden, confirms Low

Staring an embarrassing elimination from the Group Stage of the World Cup after being down 1-0 to Sweden at Halftime Saturday night, Germany scored two goals in the second half to beat the Swedes 2-1, includi...More..

Diego Maradona is light years behind Lionel Messi, says Sergio Ramos
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Diego Maradona is light years behind Lionel Messi, says Sergio Ramos

I've been saying it since before the World Cup, there was no chance they would win it because of that defence. According to a report in Reuters, Lionel Messi's structure will also be showcased in Bronnitsy,...More..

Hawks-Mavs swapping Doncic and Young
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Hawks-Mavs swapping Doncic and Young

He wore No. 7 with Real Madrid . "He's a great leader, a great person", Doncic said of the 2007 MVP and 2011 NBA Finals MVP. "He seems like a humble kid that really loves to play, loves the game and was real...More..

Kroos relieved to make amends for Germany
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kroos relieved to make amends for Germany

Germany, four-time World Cup winners and reigning champions, have appeared under intense pressure after the Mexican shocker. However, this result, and the manner of it, will provide an almighty boost to the G...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Eden Hazard sends honest message to Man United star

Hazard opened the scoring from the penalty spot before Lukaku's brace put Belgium in control, despite Tunisia pulling one back. And Hazard admitted it is easy to play alongside Lukaku as an attacking play...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Coutinho, Neymar score in injury time for Brazil

Dramatic late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the World Cup against Costa Rica in St Petersburg on Friday (Jun 22). "I think you have to let it out, a great weig...More..

Hazard, Lukaku doubles as impressive Belgium trounce Tunisia 5-2
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Hazard, Lukaku doubles as impressive Belgium trounce Tunisia 5-2

Belgium's Jan Vertonghen, left, and Tunisia's Wahbi Khazri challenge for the ball. Belgium are not yet through to the round of 16, but a win for England over Panama tomorrow will see them progress. M...More..