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Koepka wins second straight US Open Championship Koepka wins second straight US Open Championship
- June 20, 2018

Fleetwood's traveling party-including his manager, who happens to also be his wife, and his nine-month-old son Franklin-figured their nighttime flight would be a safe bet to catch. Dustin Johnson at least gets one more round to try to redeem himself in the U.S. Open. He was back in the lead when everyone around him couldn't hang on. (more...)
Neymar limps out of Brazil training session Neymar limps out of Brazil training session
- June 20, 2018

The Brazilian football confederation says the injury is not serious, adding Neymar left as a precaution and would be back in training tomorrow. Given that this was only a recovery day for those who started the draw with Switzerland , Neymar's absence is not serious and this knock is not yet thought to be a great worry, however it only adds to the team's growing worries in Russian Federation. (more...)
Russia on brink of last 16, beats Egypt 3-1 Russia on brink of last 16, beats Egypt 3-1
- June 20, 2018

Denis Cheryshev, with his third goal of the World Cup, and striker Artyom Dzyuba then scored in quick succession before Salah won and converted a consolation penalty in his first game back after 3 1/2 weeks out with a shoulder injury. "Whether I will continue or not, we will have to see". "He is important to us and I say that with all due respect to the other players in the Egyptian squad". (more...)
Fekir could still join Liverpool this summer Fekir could still join Liverpool this summer
- June 20, 2018

Lyon had released a statement earlier this month claiming they have ended all negotiations with Liverpool , however it remains to be seen whether a deal will be completed after the conclusion of the World Cup in Russian Federation, where Fekir is part of France's squad. (more...)
Portugal 'stronger than Morocco', says Andre Silva Portugal 'stronger than Morocco', says Andre Silva
- June 20, 2018

Andre Silva will relish playing with "the best in the world" Cristiano Ronaldo if he is picked to start alongside the Real Madrid star for Portugal against Morocco at the World Cup. Aside from rubbing salt in the wounds of their Iberian rivals following the sacking of Spain coach Julen Lopetegui, Ronaldo's late equaliser puts Portugal in a strong position to qualify for the knockout stage if they beat Morocco , in just the second meeting between the two nations. (more...)
Real Madrid set to swoop in and snatch signature of Liverpool target Real Madrid set to swoop in and snatch signature of Liverpool target
- June 20, 2018

Those in power in Madrid feel that a deal can be completed for a lower fee than Roma have demanded to this point, with 60m euros seen as the magic number which could unlock Brazil's No. "I have read with much amusement the quotes attributed to me about the transfer market", he said in a statement on the club's official Twitter account. (more...)
Live score and latest updates as Mo Salah starts Live score and latest updates as Mo Salah starts
- June 20, 2018

Egypt right-back Ahmed Fathi, who captained the side in the last game, has shaken off a minor muscle problem. Russian Federation scored more goals in the first game of the 2018 World Cup than in the whole of the 2014 tournament in Brazil, where they netted just twice in three group matches. (more...)
Russian Federation vs. Egypt live stream Russian Federation vs. Egypt live stream
- June 20, 2018

Tuesday's Russian Federation vs Egypt 2018 World Cup soccer game marks the first time this tournament that teams play their second match. The way he shuffled off at the end, as Russia's substitutes rushed on to celebrate a 3-1 victory in Group A, suggested even he knew it was a long shot. (more...)
The incredible reaction in Walkabout Sheffield after England's last-minute victor against Tunisia The incredible reaction in Walkabout Sheffield after England's last-minute victor against Tunisia
- June 20, 2018

England face Panama in Nizhny Novgorod at 13:00 BST on Sunday. France, Sweden, and Peru have been awarded penalties at this World Cup after the video assistant referee prompted the referee to review footage. Sterling is proving to be a puzzle for Southgate, though. "Hopefully I am OK", Alli said after the game. 'The England section was in the bottom tier but we were told we couldn't hang flags down there, despite Tunisia fans having their display at the front at the opposite end. (more...)
Johanna Konta beats Donna Vekic to reach Nottingham final Johanna Konta beats Donna Vekic to reach Nottingham final
- June 20, 2018

Konta defeated her vanquisher in last year's Nottingham final - Donna Vekic - in yesterday's semifinal and was aiming to be the first British woman to win a WTA singles title at home since Sue Barker in 1981. "Do you fully understand that?" Konta and Vekic were halted by rain, giving Barty a recovery edge. Elsewhere, second-seed Australian teenager Alex de Minaur eased past Belarusian fourth seed Ilya Ivashka, 6-2, 6-4, in the ATP Challenger event to set up a Sunday showdown with ... (more...)
England beat Australia by 242 runs in 3rd ODI, win series England beat Australia by 242 runs in 3rd ODI, win series
- June 20, 2018

Led by Alex Hales' 147 from 92 deliveries and Jonny Bairstow , who clubbed 139 from the same number of balls, the world's No.1-ranked side dismantled Australia's inexperienced attack. Australia captain Tim Paine tried everything to stop the bleeding - using eight bowlers - but nothing worked. Ashton Agar looked to have trapped Bairstow lbw for 27 but he was reprieved on review with the ball shown to be going over the stumps and he was then dropped by Marcus Stoinis four balls later at ... (more...)
Russian Federation on brink of next stage after beating Egypt Russian Federation on brink of next stage after beating Egypt
- June 19, 2018

For Egypt , star man Mohamed Salah , playing his first game after a month of injury, appeared tentative, and unwilling to embark on his famously devastating runs towards goal, though the Liverpool attacker still looked like the Pharaohs' most risky outlet, with a shot that whistled past the post. (more...)
Star forward starts for Egypt in crucial World Cup clash against Russian Federation Star forward starts for Egypt in crucial World Cup clash against Russian Federation
- June 19, 2018

But he was forced to quit as football federation president in December because of his alleged role in running a doping programme that got Russia banned from last winter's Olympic Games. Cheryshev's son, former Real Madrid midfielder Denis, will be hoping to line up against Salah in midweek after stepping off the bench to bag a brace in a 5-0 mauling of Saudi Arabia . (more...)
Tunisia vs. England - Football Match Report Tunisia vs. England - Football Match Report
- June 19, 2018

Ferdinand: " England set their stall out from the start and their intensity and idea to press the ball in the first half was ideal because it sets the tone and it is hard to deal with". "When you win you can put them (missed chances) to bed". "It's a massive boost, a massive bonus, we kept going. That's what these games are about - it's a World Cup - you go until the last second and I'm absolutely buzzing". (more...)
Russian goalkeeper reluctant to talk about Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah’s return Russian goalkeeper reluctant to talk about Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah’s return
- June 19, 2018

Mohamed Salah is "an exceptional player but not a world-class football star", says Dmitri Cheryshev, as his son prepares to meet the Liverpool forward in Egypt's clash with Russian Federation at World Cup 2018. "We understand how to do this and tomorrow you will see this". The 22-year-old scored once and assisted twice in Russia's opening match, and depending on how far his team goes, he could be an early contender for one of the best young players of the tournament. (more...)
Belgium beat Panama with two moments of individual brilliance Belgium beat Panama with two moments of individual brilliance
- June 19, 2018

But which players will Martinez be most pleased with after the win tonight? "An introduction to a World Cup is always a special but hard moment", Martinez said. Eden Hazard , meanwhile, will look to cut in from the left-hand side at will, as he has become famed for at Chelsea, and attack the heart of Panama's defence with his pacey and powerful direct runs through the channels. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers won't know LeBron James' intentions by Draft night Cleveland Cavaliers won't know LeBron James' intentions by Draft night
- June 19, 2018

The camp of LeBron James has remained in contact over the phone and in person with the Cleveland Cavaliers since the end of The Finals more than a week. It was reported by multiple outlets Friday that Leonard wants to be traded by the Spurs . Though many expect him to leave, there is a belief that James will be inclined to re-sign with the Cavs given the right situation. (more...)
Sadio and Senegal see off Poland Sadio and Senegal see off Poland
- June 19, 2018

The African nation's second owed more to a lapse in concentration from Poland , however, Grzegorz Krychowiak playing a blind backpass into the path of Mbiaye Niang, who beat the 'keeper to the ball before slotting into an empty net. Lewandowski curled the free kick over the Senegal wall but Khadim Ndiaye - the only African-based player in Senegal's squad - pushed it away. Poland have failed to keep a clean sheet in each of their last nine World Cup matches, since beating Portugal ... (more...)
South Korean Coach Uses Sneaky Tactic To Confuse World Cup Opponents South Korean Coach Uses Sneaky Tactic To Confuse World Cup Opponents
- June 19, 2018

Shin said he made a decision to swap players jersey numbers during training sessions and warm-up games to cause confusion to any Swedish spies trying to get additional information. As expected, both teams' single star players were at the heart of their best moves, the silky Son Heung-min busting a lung to try and drive Korea forward from the left flank, and the pacy Emil Forsberg constantly feeding Sweden's big frontmen. (more...)
Senegal punish Polish errors to win 2-1 in Group H Senegal punish Polish errors to win 2-1 in Group H
- June 19, 2018

Goalkeepers: Bartosz Bialkowski, Lukasz Fabianski, and Wojciech Szczesny . Kamil Glik was on the bench. Midfielders: Jakub Blaszczykowski , Jacek Goralski, Maciej Rybus , Piotr Zielinski, Karol Linetty, Grzegorz Krychowiak , Kamil Grosicki , Slawomir Peszko, and Rafal Kurzawa. (more...)
Australia hits 34-year low in ODI rankings Australia hits 34-year low in ODI rankings
- June 19, 2018

Not only were former captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner, two of the world's leading batsmen, ruled out with year-long bans imposed for their roles in the Cape Town ball-tampering fiasco in March, but Australia were also missing their injured Ashes-winning fast-bowling trio of Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood. (more...)
James Rodriguez makes belated start for Colombia James Rodriguez makes belated start for Colombia
- June 19, 2018

Juan Quintero equalised from a free-kick in the 39th minute with a brilliant piece of improvisation, waiting for the Japanese wall to jump and rolling the ball underneath it. Four-times Asian champions Japan lost 4-1 to Colombia in Brazil and have been hamstrung by a poor build-up to the tournament, including the sacking of Bosnian coach Vahid Halilhodzic in April. (more...)
Hazard hints at Real Madrid interest Hazard hints at Real Madrid interest
- June 19, 2018

Sunday Times reporter Castles believes Hazard is holding out for a move to Real Madrid before committing to a new deal at Chelsea FC. If I have a attractive World Cup, things will be easier. If I stay, it will be because the team will be better than the season we have just had. "I don't think I've ever seen him train or play as fantastic as in the last three games", Courtois told reporters. (more...)
Roy and Buttler set up England win over Australia Roy and Buttler set up England win over Australia
- June 19, 2018

Reigning world champions Australia take on England in the second ODI at Cardiff on Saturday. The innings of Buttler, who skippered England in place of the injured Eoin Morgan (back) was highlighted by two audacious ramp shots for successive sixes off the bowling of Jhye Richardson. (more...)
FIFA WC: Colombia face Japan, Poland to meet Senegal FIFA WC: Colombia face Japan, Poland to meet Senegal
- June 19, 2018

But, this time Senegal will play without their star-player Saliou Ciss, who is ruled out the World Cup due to an ankle injury. As soon as the first round of fixtures are over, the second begins with hosts Russian Federation meeting Group A rivals Egypt in St Petersburg. (more...)
Arsenal agree £19.2m fee for Bayer Leverkusen’s Bernd Leno
- June 19, 2018

Bellerin's Arsenal future has been questioned in recent months, with the defender being linked with moves to Juventus and Barcelona. The German global is likely to be new manager Unai Emery's second acquisition after Swiss defender Stephan Lichtsteiner joined on a free transfer from Juventus earlier this month. (more...)
Things that must happen for a Kawhi Leonard trade Things that must happen for a Kawhi Leonard trade
- June 19, 2018

Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs looks for a pass while under pressure from LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena on January 30, 2016 in Cleveland. To the people that want to see Kawhi play for the Knicks: Sorry but it's not happening. But it is thought that the two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year is keen to leave Texas over reported concerns that he feels betrayed by the team's treatment of his quad injury problems ... (more...)
Swiss coach wants more recognition after Brazil draw Swiss coach wants more recognition after Brazil draw
- June 19, 2018

There is a process and a system in place, there are people responsible and you have to be fair, but the push on Miranda was very clear". "I have to play football, I do not have to worry about it". Now we need to refocus for our next game. Fans react as they watch the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup Group E soccer match between Brazil and Switzerland , at Rocinha slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (more...)
Murray faces testing Queen's comeback against Kyrgios Murray faces testing Queen's comeback against Kyrgios
- June 19, 2018

He practised at Queen's on Friday ahead of next week's Fever-Tree Championships , delayed a decision until Saturday and then told tournament officials he would be there. "There are a lot of doubts though as well when you've not played for a long time", Murray said. He said he first felt pain in his right hip during the French Open semi-final against Wawrinka in June 2017, though he has had issues with it throughout his career. (more...)
Eddie Jones insists England can turn things around after losing run Eddie Jones insists England can turn things around after losing run
- June 19, 2018

Eddie Jones described England's 23-12 loss to South Africa in Saturday's second test in Bloemfontein as being "like a horror movie" as poor discipline led to a series loss and a fifth straight test defeat. "I think the players are trying too hard, they're trying to solve problems themselves and not trusting their team", he said. "But we are only two to three per cent away from turning this around". (more...)

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