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Marcus Rashford set to return to full training after knee injury Marcus Rashford set to return to full training after knee injury
- June 15, 2018

The Belgian, whose country has been drawn in Group G alongside England , Tunisia and Panama, will face a number of his Citizens teammates in the group stage when the Red Devils face the English on 28 June. Among those to take to social media were Jamie Vardy's wife Rebekah and Harry Kane's fiance Katie Goodland. He made a cameo appearance against Nigeria off the bench before scoring a sensational long-range effort in the 2-0 win over Costa Rica. (more...)
North America to Hold the 2026 FIFA World Cup North America to Hold the 2026 FIFA World Cup
- June 15, 2018

An opening ceremony before the match will feature Will Smith singing Live It Up, the official anthem of the 2018 FIFA World Cup . Morocco lost out to the triple bid of the United States, Canada, and Mexico on Wednesday. Morocco has now bid five times for the World Cup without success. England lost out to Russian Federation for the right to host the 2018 tournament. (more...)
Canada to officially host the 2026 FIFA World Cup Canada to officially host the 2026 FIFA World Cup
- June 15, 2018

Trump has also backed the tri-nation bid and his administration has given guarantees about trade, tax and other requirements demanded by Federation Internationale de Football Association. The 2026 tournament will be the first hosted by multiple countries since the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea. In the closing days before the vote, Trump ― who won't be president during the 2026 World Cup, even if he wins re-election in 2020 ― promised that visiting players and fans would not face ... (more...)
Dustin Johnson shares US Open lead; Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods struggle Dustin Johnson shares US Open lead; Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods struggle
- June 15, 2018

Gregory shot a 12-over 47 on the first nine and 10-over 45 on the back. The 23-year old Englishman finished the windy day with a 22-over 92, becoming the first player to shoot 90 or above at the US Open since Felix Casas did it 16 years ago in his second round at Bethpage Black. (more...)
World Cup Daily by Jason Pine World Cup Daily by Jason Pine
- June 15, 2018

Don't miss a moment of the World Cup! One concern for Russian Federation is that creative midfielder Alan Dzagoev picked up a suspected hamstring injury, but that was what allowed Cheryshev to come off the bench and change the game. FIFA president Gianni Infantino addressed the crowd in Russian and said "football will conquer the entire world" during the cup. It's hard to imagine Russian Federation beating the vastly superior Uruguayans, but if they can get a draw with Egypt , whose ... (more...)
Fords, Stewart-Haas dominate at Michigan — NASCAR notebook Fords, Stewart-Haas dominate at Michigan — NASCAR notebook
- June 15, 2018

Team Penske - another Ford team - finished 6-7-8 with Brad Keselowski , Joey Logano and Ryan Blaney . With its cars powered by Roush Yates engines, Ford claimed the Michigan Heritage trophy that goes to the winning manufacturer. Still waiting to break into Victory Lane are Kurt Busch and Aric Almirola . And his No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford started strong. Series points leader Elliott Sadler finished outside the top 10 for the first time this season, in 30th, after making contact ... (more...)
US Open: Tiger Woods Trolled By Wendy's After Triple Bogey
- June 15, 2018

And for the first time since 2015, the U.S. Open leaderboard includes three-time victor Tiger Woods. He had a hard pitch shot that he left short of the green, and it rolled back toward where he was standing. Early into Jordan Spieth's opening-round 78 at the U.S. Open, Fox microphones picked up comments to caddie Michael Greller about a second questionable hole location. (more...)
Sleepers to Bet on to Win the World Cup Sleepers to Bet on to Win the World Cup
- June 15, 2018

Rashford also assured fans the problem was nothing serious, tweeting on Wednesday evening: "Thanks for the messages I've been getting". "To get to your first World Cup and probably not playing in your preferred position where you want to showcase your talent is not disappointing, but it is like OK, it is a little bit of a step back". (more...)
Antoine Griezmann: Atletico Madrid forward to stay at La Liga club Antoine Griezmann: Atletico Madrid forward to stay at La Liga club
- June 14, 2018

Barcelona centre-back, Gerard Pique, has tweeted about the same, saying he will look forward to the announcement of the Frenchman's decision. "You're fed up with all the talk - am I going, am I staying, how much they will pay me, how much they won't pay me", Griezmann said in the trailer. (more...)
How to Watch Argentina vs Iceland How to Watch Argentina vs Iceland
- June 14, 2018

Do you prefer the great dribbler, creator and goalscorer extraordinaire, Lionel Messi , or the relentless, physical specimen and goalscoring phenomenon that is Cristiano Ronaldo? That is a decidedly different take from Ronaldo, who has proclaimed himself to be the greatest player in the history of the game, and who may not like his new coach appearing to favor his rival. (more...)
Russian Federation 2018: Putin says he can’t wish Saudi Arabia success today Russian Federation 2018: Putin says he can’t wish Saudi Arabia success today
- June 14, 2018

Artem Dzyuba heads in a goal to put the game out of reach. Hosts Russia will take on and Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest sporting festival explodes into life in Moscow . With the goal at his mercy Cheryshev proceeded to blast the ball into the roof of the net from about 12 yards for his first goal for his country. Will Russia continue their dominance in second half or will Saudi make strong comeback. (more...)
Russian MP warns against sex with foreigners during World Cup Russian MP warns against sex with foreigners during World Cup
- June 14, 2018

Pletnyova's fear stems from a group of single mothers raising children conceived during the 1980 Olympic Games held in Moscow during the era of the Soviet Union. However, her comments drew both criticism and ridicule. "I would like to say that these girl journalists should look more decent, put clothes on themselves when entering a state building, instead of having their belly buttons naked", Pletnyova said during an interview with Ekho Moskvy radio. (more...)
Telemundo, Sling TV, fuboTV ready enhanced coverage of World Cup 2018 Telemundo, Sling TV, fuboTV ready enhanced coverage of World Cup 2018
- June 14, 2018

In addition to the Spanish-language live streaming of all 64 World Cup matches on Telemundo Deportes En Vivo and the NBC Sports apps, Telemundo is planning a virtual reality experience, which will be available on the Telemundo Deportes VR App. (more...)
Jerome Boateng annoyed after Bayern say he can leave following World Cup Jerome Boateng annoyed after Bayern say he can leave following World Cup
- June 14, 2018

According to Manchester Evening News , the former Manchester City centre-back is being monitored closely by the Red Devils, who are said to be looking to sign a defender. The 29-year-old has made 258 appearances for the Bavarian club so far, scoring eight goals and assisting a further 20 strikes. Hence, he would know about the English conditions really well. (more...)
Spain Start Campaign In Turmoil, Cristiano Ronaldo Leads Portuguese Hopes
- June 14, 2018

The Brazilian, who is widely considered to be one of the best strikers of all time, is often asked to weigh in on who he believes is the better player, Messi or Ronaldo. It's highly likely that once word gets round to him, he won't take it well. He will have a chance to prove his future coach wrong at the World Cup when Spain play against Portugal in the group stage. (more...)
Horn's Coach Reveals: Bad Blisters a Factor in Loss To Crawford Horn's Coach Reveals: Bad Blisters a Factor in Loss To Crawford
- June 14, 2018

Media commitments aside, he didn't make an appearance at any post-fight functions and after a night of rest, said frustration had now switched to defiance as he digested his first defeat as a professional. Horn said the American was too crafty. "I knew where their camp was coming from", he said. All-time great trainer Johnny Lewis called The Courier-Mail yesterday to say that he hoped Horn would not fight at welterweight again but rather head to the higher junior-middleweight division. (more...)
Bellew Calls Out Fury After Seferi Fight Bellew Calls Out Fury After Seferi Fight
- June 14, 2018

He stopped blown up cruiserweight Sefer Seferi (23-2, 21 KOs), who quit after the fourth round of a fight in which very little happened. It appears a fight between Tyson Fury and Tony Bellew could be in the works after both boxers opened the door to the all-English clash. (more...)
Benches Clear After Big Collision At Home Plate Benches Clear After Big Collision At Home Plate
- June 14, 2018

Chirinos' helmet flew off as he got knocked over and Kemp fell, too. Chirinos caught a pinpoint throw by Nomar Mazara and had his glove out to tag Kemp but Kemp barreled into Chirinos with his arms up, leading with his shoulder. Major League Baseball rules governing plays at home plate allow for contact when the catcher has the ball and is in the way, but it's likely Kemp would have been called out even if Chirinos had dropped the ball. (more...)
Why Julen Lopetegui was appointed — Real Madrid Why Julen Lopetegui was appointed — Real Madrid
- June 14, 2018

Allegri affirmed that he rejected the interest from Madrid out of respect for his current club: "I told [Perez] that I had given my word to Juventus that I would stay here and I wanted to respect what I had said". "At the moment, Juve are one of the best clubs in the world". As for winning the Champions League, Juventus' main obsession, he added: "In the last 11 seasons we have beaten Madrid four times and Barça four times". (more...)
England coach Eddie Jones plays down confrontation with South Africa fans England coach Eddie Jones plays down confrontation with South Africa fans
- June 14, 2018

Quick hands released Jonny May down the right wing with Ben Youngs in hot pursuit and several phases later, Brown was given sight of the line and he showed strength to shrug off two tackles and crash over. Erasmus said that the Springboks' performance had made assembling the squad for the Tests in Bloemfontein and Cape Town on the next two weekends simpler. (more...)
Report outlines Wolves' target for first season back in Premier League Report outlines Wolves' target for first season back in Premier League
- June 14, 2018

Unai Emery faces a baptism of fire as Arsenal manager after the Premier League fixture computer handed the Spaniard clashes against Manchester City and Chelsea in his first two competitive games since succeeding Arsene Wenger at the Emirates. (more...)
Golovkin and Canelo rematch slated for September Golovkin and Canelo rematch slated for September
- June 14, 2018

A Wednesday deadline set by Alvarez's promoter Oscar De La Hoya appeared to have passed with no agreement in place, only for a sudden turn of events late in the evening. Golden Boy Promotions imposed a noon PT deadline for GGG to accept an improved offer under which Alvarez would get the majority of a 57.5 percent-42.5 percent revenue split. (more...)
Rafael Nadal admits he thought he would have retired by now Rafael Nadal admits he thought he would have retired by now
- June 14, 2018

He also won Wimbledon for a second time in 2010 before claiming his first U.S. Open title, becoming the seventh man to win all four Grand Slams. The No. "Because normally in the 5-4, if I could put the balls inside and make adequate decisions, it was a very good opportunity for me". The next few games were an absolute treat for fans of clay court tennis. (more...)
Sadio Mane says is happy at Liverpool amidst Real Madrid links Sadio Mane says is happy at Liverpool amidst Real Madrid links
- June 14, 2018

Mane is now in Russian Federation with the Senegal squad, as they bid for progress from Group H, taking on Poland (June 19), Japan (June 24) and Colombia (June 28). Real have moved quickly to appoint a successor and announced on Tuesday Julen Lopategui will succeed the Frenchman , a development which has cost him his job as Spain manager just two days before La Roja begin their World Cup campaign against Portugal. (more...)
US, Mexico, Canada embark on World Cup history with winning bid US, Mexico, Canada embark on World Cup history with winning bid
- June 14, 2018

If Kansas City is chosen, matches would be played at Arrowhead Stadium . Vancouver had an opportunity to join Toronto, Montreal and Edmonton as a potential host, but the united North American bid committee was forced to move forward without the West Coast city in March after failing to reach a deal over the cost of the tournament. (more...)
Ten African countries that did not vote for Morocco
- June 14, 2018

They were the first side to touch down in Russian Federation on June 5th and pictures have now been released showing their squad photo prior to the tournament, and it certainly got a good reception on Twitter. Meaning even if you know nothing at all about the game, the sport, the event, you can still sound like an absolute expert by confidently telling your friends that the victor will definitely be one of those who've either been there and done it or won it before. (more...)
Iran angered by Nike football boot ban Iran angered by Nike football boot ban
- June 14, 2018

Although similar sanctions were in place at the 2014 World Cup, Nike had no issues supplying the team in Brazil. There is some confusion among the Iranians, however, because Nike has supplied the team with gear in the past when the country was subjected to USA sanctions - including the 2014 World Cup. (more...)
Don’t get pregnant for World Cup guests, MP warns Russian women Don’t get pregnant for World Cup guests, MP warns Russian women
- June 14, 2018

Children who are mixed-race are likely to be brought up in one-parent families, she warned. The World Cup hosted by Russian Federation could boost the number of young women falling pregnant, the top politician warned, adding: 'I hope they get something clear in their heads regarding foreigners. (more...)
Martial wants to quit Man United according to his agent Martial wants to quit Man United according to his agent
- June 14, 2018

Anthony will talk soon to go through that". "Anthony has the choice", he said. That's why this decision has come - it's a well-thought-out decision. He scored 17 goals in all competitions in his first season but in the past two years has found his role reduced under Jose Mourinho as players such a Zlatan Ibrahimovic , Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez joined the squad. (more...)
Rahane insists India won’t take Test debutants Afghanistan lightly Rahane insists India won’t take Test debutants Afghanistan lightly
- June 14, 2018

While the team is on the brink of realising a long-cherished dream, captain Asghar Stanikzai has has said that they are not nervous ahead of the match. "We have different tournaments, four-day first-class tournaments, University T20 tournaments", he said. "Fortunately the three fast bowlers (Wafadar, Sayed Shirzad and Yamin Ahmadzai) were not in T20I squad and they have been concentrating on Test preparation". (more...)

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