• Paul Pogba Offered To Barca Due To Man Utd Unhappiness
Paul Pogba Offered To Barca Due To Man Utd Unhappiness

But France started the knockout rounds with a thrilling 4-3 win over Argentina and continued its impressive offensive output with a 2-0 win against Uruguay in the quarterfinal. Keane insisted pressure will not play a factor in the final in Moscow , even though this could be a career-defining game for all taking part. "I don't think there will ...

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  • Key moments from France's electrifying World Cup final win
Key moments from France's electrifying World Cup final win

The group worked so hard and we had some tough moments along the way. "We are a small country, but we always go far", said Pastor Marko Stefanec who has been organizing Federation Internationale de Football Association viewing parties in his church's basement since the Croatia's first game in the 2018 World Cup.

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  • Hard to see Serena losing to Kerber: Boris Becker
Hard to see Serena losing to Kerber: Boris Becker

She was ranked No. 183 after returning to the pro tour in March. "It's insane. I don't even know how to feel, you know, because literally, I didn't expect to do this well in my fourth tournament back", Williams said according to ESPN . The 30-year-old produced a superb display to beat Serena Williams 6-3 6-3 and become the first German since S...

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  • Belgium beats England to secure third place in World Cup
Belgium beats England to secure third place in World Cup

The Red Devils won't leave empty handed. England , who were defeated by Croatia in their semifinal, matched their fourth-place finish from 1990. Gareth Southgate's side must be content with equaling the efforts of Sir Bobby Robson's side who finished in fourth spot at the 1990 World Cup in Italy, making their efforts in Russian Federation th...

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  • Barcelona prioritising Hazard signing over Tottenham playmaker Eriksen
Barcelona prioritising Hazard signing over Tottenham playmaker Eriksen

Chelsea FC would demand a transfer fee in the region of €100m to €130m for Eden Hazard this summer, journalist Ian McGarry has claimed. Barcelona have reportedly been told Eden Hazard wants to leave Chelsea this summer after the Catalan giants made first contact with his representatives as they attempt to sign the Belgium worldwide.

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  • NBA Reports: Isaiah Thomas headed to the Nuggets
NBA Reports: Isaiah Thomas headed to the Nuggets

The year before, Thomas led the Celtics to the Eastern Conference Finals, averaging 28.9 points and 5.9 assists per game on 46% shooting, 37% from three. Thomas will be used as a scoring punch off the bench, and likely thrive under a coach who knows his skill set very well and is willing to put him in situations to succeed and make the most of his ...

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  • Nationals end ties with Papa John’s after founder’s use of racial slur
Nationals end ties with Papa John’s after founder’s use of racial slur

While the comments were seemingly meant to denounce racism, several people on the call said they were offended by them, Forbes reported . Papa John's Pizza will remove images of ousted company founder "Papa" John Schnatter from future marketing materials, according to a report on Friday.

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  • Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set to extend record at Wimbledon
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set to extend record at Wimbledon

The two now-legendary players first met 12 years ago at the French Open but that quarter-final was something of an anticlimax thanks to a back injury that forced Djokovic to retire when already trailing by two sets to love. The title of favourite awaits the victor, a spot in the final is on the line. The two will play at Wimbledon on Friday for...

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  • A Resurgent Novak Djovokic Reaches the Wimbledon Semifinals
A Resurgent Novak Djovokic Reaches the Wimbledon Semifinals

Djokovic, victor of three singles titles at the All England Club, will next meet Japan's 24th seed Kei Nishikori . Djokovic hasn't made a Grand Slam semifinal since the 2016 US Open (when he lost in the finals). The No. 12 seed grew into the match and showed more shades of his old stamina that led him to Grand Slam triumphs, and he'll next face ...

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  • What Can Chelsea Fans Expect From Maurizio Sarri?
What Can Chelsea Fans Expect From Maurizio Sarri?

Chelsea have delivered a telling insight regarding their relationship with sacked manager Antonio Conte after confirming the departure of the Italian boss . After Christmas they suffered back-to-back league defeats twice - first by Bournemouth and Watford, and then against Manchester City and Manchester United - and a run of four-straight wins ...

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  • Ostapenko blasts past identikit opponent to reach semis
Ostapenko blasts past identikit opponent to reach semis

Twelfth seed Jelena Ostapenko recovered from 5-2 down in the first set to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday, channelling her anger from a disputed code violation to crush Aliaksandra Sasnovich 7-6 (4) 6-0. "Obviously she has won so many titles here, not only here, a lot of grand slams beside Wimbledon ", said Goerges, the 13th see...

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  • Serena to face Kerber in Wimbledon final
Serena to face Kerber in Wimbledon final

She has dropped just one set at this Wimbledon , against Camila Giorgi in the quarter-finals, and has served the second fastest serve at 122mph - just behind sister Venus' 123mph delivery. It has all meant that Williams, who will be watched on Saturday from the Royal Box on Centre Court by her good friend the Duchess of Sussex , is the favourit...

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  • Trump Says Ireland Agrees with Him On Immigration
Trump Says Ireland Agrees with Him On Immigration

Instead, the couple arrived via helicopter and was driven by presidential limousine onto the property, where they were welcomed by British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip. He said he got along with Theresa May "very well", but suggested he might make time during his United Kingdom visit to speak with his friend Boris Johnson, ...

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  • Wimbledon won't budge on World Cup final clash
Wimbledon won't budge on World Cup final clash

The Centre Court showpiece is now slated for 2pm GMT on Sunday, meaning it would be highly likely to clash with the World Cup final, which will also feature one of France or Belgium, who contest the other last-four tie, kicking off at 4pm.

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  • NFL's 2018 supplemental draft will take place July 11
NFL's 2018 supplemental draft will take place July 11

Virginia Tech confirmed in June he was no longer a member of the team after Alexander announced through his agent he was academically ineligible for the 2018 season. Alexander is known for his size (6-foot-2, 195 pounds) and is the product of a Hokies program that has traditionally churned out strong corners. The Washington Redskins select...

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  • Justin Timberlake will show England-Croatia game at London arena before concert
Justin Timberlake will show England-Croatia game at London arena before concert

For all of the hype around England , they have yet to come up against one of the really big guns at the World Cup . Dalic refused to confirm whether right-back Sime Vrsaljko would miss the game after the Atletico Madrid player came off in extra-time against Russian Federation.

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  • Full Quarter-Finals Results and Semi-Finals Schedule
Full Quarter-Finals Results and Semi-Finals Schedule

The last time England made the World Cup semi finals was 1990 in Italy when they bowed out to West Germany in a penalty shoot-out. "We've not got a good record against them, I think we've always underestimated them", Southgate said following a dramatic victory over Colombia in the last 16.

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  • Houston Rockets Determined To Sign Carmelo Anthony
Houston Rockets Determined To Sign Carmelo Anthony

The Rockets are among the teams that Anthony is reportedly interested in playing for, though money could be an issue. The Heat, who perhaps will bring back Anthony buddy Dwyane Wade , will be another strong suitor for Anthony's services, according to ESPN .

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  • Drake Shows His Intense Emotions While Cheering on Serena Williams at Wimbledon
Drake Shows His Intense Emotions While Cheering on Serena Williams at Wimbledon

The 30-year-old German remains on course after booking the seventh Grand Slam semi-final berth of her career. The eight-time champion lost just five points in a 16-minute first set but faced break points for the first time in this year's tournament, saving all four.

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  • Zverev wins battle of Wimbledon's rising stars
Zverev wins battle of Wimbledon's rising stars

Of course, today I found a way better than he did. Hsieh of Taiwan protested to the Chinese umpire in a language that Cibulkova couldn't understand, before the match referee became involved as calls of "replay the point" came from a bemused crowd on Court 18.

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  • Federer leaves another rival chasing shadows with a masterful Wimbledon performance
Federer leaves another rival chasing shadows with a masterful Wimbledon performance

Anderson advanced to his first Wimbledon quarterfinal after edging Gael Monfils 7-6 (4) 7-6 (2) 5-7 7-6 (4). Federer is yet to drop a set in Wimbledon this year. The Czech faces Dutch 20th seed Kiki Bertens, who stunned five-time Wimbledon victor Venus in the third round. Bertens and Pliskova had reached the fourth round at Wimbledon fo...

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  • Hierro cuts ties with Spanish federation after World Cup exit
Hierro cuts ties with Spanish federation after World Cup exit

Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is to be named as the new Spain coach, according to widespread reports in the Spanish media on Monday. A team with a history of success, a talented squad and a distinctive style of playing, had just failed to win a trophy for the first time in six years.

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  • England fans smash up IKEA, bus stop after win against Sweden
England fans smash up IKEA, bus stop after win against Sweden

After spurning a series of chances in previous games, he was better against England, combining well at times with Viktor Claesson. "We are still buzzing like a fly round a light-bulb", he said. That peak audience was slightly below the 24m who saw England win a penalty shoot-out against Colombia on Tuesday on ITV . "They've been through a lo...

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  • Tyler Honeycutt dies following gunfire exchange with police
Tyler Honeycutt dies following gunfire exchange with police

Police reported Honeycutt then barricaded himself inside a residence for hours. While no officers were hurt, at least one of them discharged a weapon, according to the Police Department. Honeycutt was first team All-Pac-10 in 2011 and was selected 35th overall by the Kings in the 2011 NBA Draft. In the National Basketball Association, he had ...

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  • Gregg Popovich says goodbye to Tony Parker after Hornets move
Gregg Popovich says goodbye to Tony Parker after Hornets move

Parker, 36, was drafted by the Spurs 28th overall in 2001 draft and has spent his entire professional career in San Antonio . "(James Borrego), who I played for in San Antonio , and with my little brother Nicolas Batum ". The only coach Parker has only known during his career, Gregg Popovich , later released a statement on the impact the poin...

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  • Wimbledon: Former champion Venus Williams crashes out in third round
Wimbledon: Former champion Venus Williams crashes out in third round

It is the biggest win of Pella's career and he is now in the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time. Del Potro faces Benoit Paire in the third round after the Frenchman upset 26th-seeded Canadian Denis Shapovalov. Monfils made it through to the fourth round for the first time after beating Sam Querrey . Three-time major victor Stan Wa...

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  • Kompany trying to hide Belgium's 'fear', says Miranda
Kompany trying to hide Belgium's 'fear', says Miranda

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku admits Brazil do not have many weaknesses but believes their defence can be exploited with the correct approach. "They have individual technical value". At Euro 2016, heavily fancied Belgium was considered to be on the easier side of the draw to make the final but ended up being knocked out at the quarterfinal s...

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  • FIFA Condemns Diego Maradona's Comments About England- Colombia Referee
FIFA Condemns Diego Maradona's Comments About England- Colombia Referee

Maradona, the Hand of God who cheated the Three Lions at the 1986 tournament in Mexico, insists Colombia were hampered by poor refereeing decisions. "Twice the English threw themselves to the ground and he did not admonish them". In extra-time, the referee halted play following an England throw-in as the intended recipient Harry Maguire was d...

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  • Lewis Hamilton chasing record 6th British Grand Prix win at home race
Lewis Hamilton chasing record 6th British Grand Prix win at home race

Of course it's been added to and they've had a great advantage over the last few years, and their only main competition has been internal between their own drivers. Naturally, Hamilton was none too pleased with the fact that Mercedes had scuppered his race strategy, but there was little to be done about it. Kimi Raikkonen was next to slide off go...

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  • Pickford hits back at critics after Colombia heroics
Pickford hits back at critics after Colombia heroics

England hero and goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford , was being supported by his extremely tense girlfriend Megan Davison. "I don't care if I'm not the biggest keeper, I've got that power and agility and I'm very good at penalties". Substitute Danny Rose nearly struck an extra-time victor when his angled shot whistled beyond the far post, and Eric Di...

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  • Social media reaction to England's World Cup penalty shootout win
Social media reaction to England's World Cup penalty shootout win

Girlfriend Megan is out in Russian Federation to support Pickford , and last night posted two pictures of herself on Instagram, one before and one after the penalty shootout. England's hero Eric Dier. Kieran Trippier has been one of the stars of the World Cup and his performance against Colombia was another terrific one.

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  • Park Sung-hyun claims Women's PGA Championship
Park Sung-hyun claims Women's PGA Championship

Ryu was the overnight leader at 11-under but committed two double bogeys for a 73 in the final round, while blowing a two-shot lead with two holes to play to fall into the playoff. Park, who shot a bogey-free 69 in the final round to force the playoff, said her dramatic day felt "like a dream". With her driver normally being the weapon that helps h...

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  • Uruguay will sweat over Edinson Cavani's fitness, says suspended Blaise Matuidi
Uruguay will sweat over Edinson Cavani's fitness, says suspended Blaise Matuidi

Brazil, meanwhile, have made their way through into the quarter-finals of Russian Federation 2018 thanks to a 2-0 win, with the Paris Saint-Germain striker setting up Roberto Firmino for a second late on. "I don't know exactly. We need to go out with a lot of sacrifice.be solid at the back, deny them space to maximize their speed", he told a news...

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  • Thailand cave: Boys trapped in cave unable to swim, complicating rescue efforts
Thailand cave: Boys trapped in cave unable to swim, complicating rescue efforts

He says that bringing the team out the way that the divers reached them would be the "most dangerous" option. "Worst-case scenario is they have to dive them out", Pat Moret , a rescue consultant, told CNN . More than 1,000 people have been involved in the rescue operation, including teams from the Thai Navy SEALs , the UK, China , Myanmar , ...

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  • Juventus are reportedly trying sign Cristiano Ronaldo
Juventus are reportedly trying sign Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo has made noises about wanting to depart from Los Blancos before, usually in a bid to earn a better contract to keep him up at the top table of earners with Neymar and Lionel Messi , but the institutional chaos at Real surrounding Zinedine Zidane's departure and Julen Lopetegui's controversial appointment have given the Italian side ...

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  • India begin England tour with 1st T20 at Manchester
India begin England tour with 1st T20 at Manchester

Kuldeep took three wickets in four balls and deceived us. Yadav produced a man-of-the-match display as he finished with 5-24 in India´s emphatic eight-wicket win over England in the first Twenty20 worldwide at Old Trafford. India will conclude their United Kingdom tour with 5 Test matches, the first of which will begin from the 1st of next mo...

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  • India vs England, 1st T20I at Manchester
India vs England, 1st T20I at Manchester

While India have been a consistent limited overs side during the past decade, England have finally found their mojo in ODIs and T20s, courtesy a group of fantastic limited overs players like Jos Buttler , Jason Roy and Ben Stokes. Kohli's decision to bowl was vindicated by young Kuldeep, who broke the backbone of the England batting with his...

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  • Joel Embiid's last-ditch plea to LeBron after Warriors shocker
Joel Embiid's last-ditch plea to LeBron after Warriors shocker

Love, 29, is a five-time All-Star, and was a key member of the Cavs teams that appeared in four-consecutive NBA Finals. But there's absolutely no reason to believe Magic Johnson and Co. New Orleans gave Julius Randle a two-year, $18 million contract, potentially eliminating themselves as suitors for the center. Caldwell-Pope, 25, played fou...

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  • Julius Randle an unrestricted free agent after Lakers renounce his rights
Julius Randle an unrestricted free agent after Lakers renounce his rights

LeBron James joining the LA Lakers has made the team THE destination for All-Star caliber National Basketball Association free agents. By adding Rondo, the Lakers got a skilled ball handler and great defender who is not known as a great perimeter shooter.

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  • Questions That Already Got Answered in 2018 NBA Free Agency
Questions That Already Got Answered in 2018 NBA Free Agency

Durant wanted to maximize his monetary value after his pay cut past year helped the Warriors re-sign veterans Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston , while also adding Nick Young at the mid-level exception ($5.2 million). The Cleveland Cavaliers , on the other hand, were the top seed in the East and hailed by many as a shoo-in for the NBA Finals ...

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  • Arsenal sign Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund on long-term deal
Arsenal sign Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund on long-term deal

The 29-year-old is reunited with former Borussia Dortmund teammates Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang who were eager to see their old teammate follow them to north London. He has previously turned out for Werder Bremen, Genoa and AC Milan, and this will be his first season in English football . "I spoke [with them] a lot of times", Papastathopoulos to...

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  • Basketball Game Devolves Into a Massive On-Court Brawl
Basketball Game Devolves Into a Massive On-Court Brawl

Play was suspended for 30 minutes while match officials reviewed the incident , ejecting 13 players from the court: Goulding, Kickert, Thon Maker and Nathan Sobey, along with nine from the Philippines side. Filipino cager RR Pogoy pushed Australian Chris Goulding on a drive that led to the retaliation of Daniel Kickert which ignited the ...

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  • Cavs enter draft in dark on LeBron's plan
Cavs enter draft in dark on LeBron's plan

The Cavs used their no. 8 pick on the dynamic point guard from the Alabama program, reportedly without factoring in LeBron James' decision. "We continue to have good dialogue with his management team", Altman said. He is just too risky for me. The Cavs did not have any indication about James' decision heading into the draft. "Anything i...

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  • Wrap results scores news Russian Federation spain croatia denmark
Wrap results scores news Russian Federation spain croatia denmark

Italy (twice in 1934) and Brazil (1950) are the other two World Cup hosts that Spain have failed to defeat. However, it is unclear how much damage was done to Pique's ankle and he should be cleared to play in Spain's knockout game against Russian Federation as Fernando Hierro's side look for a second win at the tournament.

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  • LeBron James rumor roundup: The latest on his plans for free agency
LeBron James rumor roundup: The latest on his plans for free agency

Earlier Sunday, James had contact with the Cleveland Cavaliers , who are hoping to hang onto the best player in franchise history. But there are at least three other teams - and maybe an outsider or two - with legitimate shots at landing James, who made it clear following this year's NBA Finals that he's still driven to win championships.

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  • Croatia Beat Denmark On Penalties To Reach World Cup Quarter-Finals
Croatia Beat Denmark On Penalties To Reach World Cup Quarter-Finals

Neither team found a breakthrough and the match advanced to a penalty-kick shootout, were each side saved the first attempt before making their next two shots. After 90 minutes , both teams were still level 1-1 and the game went into extra time . "I think we have better players than that team". Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic, however, h...

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  • Sweden dominates Mexico 3-0, but both head to knockout round
Sweden dominates Mexico 3-0, but both head to knockout round

Beer rained down when news filtered through that Germany, incredibly, were exiting the tournament, and Mexico progressed behind Sweden despite losing. Pitana was told to take another look at it by the video referee but, despite replays showing the ball hitting Hernandez's arm, he waved away Sweden's protests.

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  • Holders Germany knocked out after 2-0 defeat
Holders Germany knocked out after 2-0 defeat

It will take me some hours now to come to terms with it. "The whole of German football has lost". "We didn't really get into that tournament. We have to apologise for that". "We didn't think about the other game, we were just focused on our game". Two minutes into stoppage time, South Korea's Kim Young-gwon opened the scoring after German p...

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  • San Antonio Spurs trade talks pick right back up
San Antonio Spurs trade talks pick right back up

The question now is whether the Lakers even have enough to convince the San Antonio Spurs to send Leonard there. On Wednesday, ESPN reported there was mounting pressure on the Lakers to land Leonard , believing that doing so could help them get James.

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  • Kevin Durant to sign two-year deal with Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant to sign two-year deal with Golden State Warriors

By taking this kind of deal, Durant would give the Warriors a little more breathing room in the short term to sign free agents over the summer. That means his discount last season still matters, as a 20-percent bump from $25 million puts him at exactly $30 million, a full $5,654,150 less for this season than he could have received using Early Bir...

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