NCAA rule change means athletes no longer need permission to transfer

14 Jun, 2018

It removes the upper hand that schools have long held over student-athletes looking to transfer. Student athletes at the Division I level now have five years to play up to four seasons. Nicholas Clark , a former football player at Coastal Carolina and a student representative on the council, said the change promotes fairness and the well-being of college athletes.


U.S., Canada and Mexico to Host World Cup in 2026

14 Jun, 2018

For the first time in more than 30 years, the US men's national soccer team will not compete, after failing to qualify. United States of America will regroup in the coming years and attempt to clinch a spot in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar before turning its attention to home pursuits.


Spain goalkeeper David de Gea demands public apology from PM Pedro Sanchez

13 Jun, 2018

But the 27-year-old gave little away when asked about his future at La Furia Roja's training camp for the tournament in Russian Federation. "My future? The important thing is the World Cup and not to think of anything else that can divert you or upset you", De Gea said.


Neymar Equals Romario Record, Climbs In Brazil All-Time Scoring Ranks

13 Jun, 2018

The Samba stars are gearing up for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, where they will aim to win their sixth title. Brazil are certainly one of the top contenders for the title with a team filled with pace and quality. Brazil have lost only one game out of 20 since Tite was appointed in June 2016 and have regained their confidence which was shattered by the 7-1 semi-final defeat to Germany at the last World Cup .


Thomas Lemar: Atletico Madrid reach agreement to sign Monaco and France winger

13 Jun, 2018

Well, it just wasn't meant to be as Atletico Madrid announced that they have reached an agreement in principal for the 22-year-old playing club ball in the principality of Monaco. "Today is not the day to talk about my future", he said at a press conference on Tuesday. "The decision will be made at the right time". "It's good that you're taking an interest", Griezmann said after France's 1-1 friendly draw with the United States .


Pandemonium at Rillito Park as Baffert wins second Triple Crown

13 Jun, 2018

Factors that did in so many horses before Justify , like the Derby's 20-horse field, a sloppy track and blazing early pace, seemed only to make this year's Triple Crown victor stronger. With rain and mud a strong possibility again, in NY on Saturday, the question was which Justify would we see? The way things went this year, don't be surprised to see Smith riding a good one in next year's Triple Crown races.


How Julen Lopetegui's appointment will affect Ronaldo, Bale, De Gea — Real Madrid

13 Jun, 2018

The 25-year-old beat Ronaldo's record of 31 goals in a Premier League campaign after the African forward netted 32 times in his first season in the English top flight. "Salah is certainly one of them". "It's extremely unlikely that we'll see another player like him". Both players were integral to their respective sides last season with Griezmann leading Atletico to the Europa League trophy and Ronaldo helping Real on their way to the Champions League.


Robbie Williams to open World Cup despite Party Like A Russian track

13 Jun, 2018

Read on for a look at what to know ahead of the opening ceremony. World Cup Organizers announced on June 11 that British singer Robbie Williams will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony on Thursday. Federation Internationale de Football Association have announced that changes will be made to the way that the world rankings of global teams are calculated, switching to a method that add or subtracts points from a country's total rather than averaging them over a multi-year period.


England | Belgium | Panama | Tunisia

13 Jun, 2018

Southgate's squad fly to Russian Federation on Tuesday and play Tunisia in their first group game on Monday, 18 June. Southgate's team, who face Belgium , Tunisia and Panama in Group G, head to the World Cup having failed to live up to expectations at recent tournaments, with the 1966 world champions last reaching the quarterfinal stage at Germany 2006.


Rafael Nadal obliterates Dominic Thiem to claim record 11th title

12 Jun, 2018

Rafael Nadal celebrates after his win over Dominic Thiem during their men's singles final match on Day 15 of the 2018 French Open tennis tournament in Paris on June 10, 2018. It rarely is for Nadal at a place he has lorded over the way no other man ever has at any Grand Slam tournament. Midway through the opening set, Nadal's aqua T-shirt was so soaked with sweat it stuck to him, so he changed into a fresh one at a changeover, drawing catcalls from spectators.


F1: Vettel, Ferrari roll to victory in Canada

12 Jun, 2018

With a new engine upgrade fitted to Vettel's vehicle this weekend, Ferrari was expected to be one of the favourites in Canada but Vettel was not happy with his performance after he was restricted to just 17 laps in second practice due to auto issues at the start of the session.


Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title

11 Jun, 2018

After guzzling water during that break, Nadal felt better and was back to playing his unmistakable brand of almost unbeatable clay-court tennis. He again also shattered Federer's hopes of becoming only the third man in history to hold all four majors.


Decisions, Decisions: What will LeBron James do this summer?

11 Jun, 2018

If James choses the Heat, which is unlikely at this point, Miami would have to execute a sign and trade with Cleveland or James would have to opt in his contract and get Cleveland to trade him there. Cleveland can offer James more money - a five-year, US$209 million contract - than anyone else, but the larger issue is what it can do to improve a roster that's now short on title-winning performance.


Tiger Woods boat: Yacht to be US Open base in Hamptons

11 Jun, 2018

It's not the first time he's done this-he also pulled the Privacy into a marina for the U.S. Open in 2006. The vessel requires a crew of nine to operate, and has a running cost of $2 million a year. Along with bedrooms, the yacht houses a gym, a theater and a hot tub. For Tiger Woods , that apparently means pulling up his 155-foot yacht and staying there.


Awe-inspiring Nadal claims record-extending 11th French Open title

11 Jun, 2018

When he was recovering from injury this year, for the umpteenth time in his career, he was focused on this title and nothing - certainly not Dominic Thiem - was going to stand in his way. Over the best-of-five sets on clay, Nadal improved to 111-2 - it is a figure nearly as imposing as the nearby Eiffel Tower - his lone reverses coming against Robin Soderling in 2009 and Novak Djokovic in 2015 at the French Open.


French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal chases Margaret Court’s all-time record

11 Jun, 2018

Nadal has now won 17 Grand Slam titles - three lesser than great rival Roger Federer - and matched the all-time record of most titles won at the same Grand Slam event set by Margaret Court at the Australian Open during the 1960s and 70s. Further proof: He has lost only one set in the past two years at Roland Garros. Key in that regard was his backhand, which consistently flustered Thiem, who didn't have the same bag of tricks at his disposal.


Mayweather Becomes Highest-Paid Athlete With $275m A Night

11 Jun, 2018

Barcelona's star man Lionel Messi was second on Forbes rich list, walking away with $111 million (R 1 417 978 380, 00) from his football exploits and commercial dealings. Current world No.1 Justin Thomas rounds out the golf contingent on the list in 66th place. The 41-year-old also earned $10 million (R127 771 400, 00) from endorsement deals with companies like Hublot and Tequila Avion.


Vettel takes pole, sets lap record in Montreal

11 Jun, 2018

It is the Italian team's first time on pole in Montreal since seven-time champion Michael Schumacher managed it in 2001. "Normally on some tracks we were dominant and others we struggled, but somehow this year the margins have become so tight that if you look at the fastest laps of the race it's five cars within a tenth".


Fekir staying at Lyon despite FFF chief's medical claims

11 Jun, 2018

The notoriously tough negotiator has always wanted to hold onto his prized asset until after the tournament, in the hope that a bidding war will ensue should the attacker shine in Russian Federation this summer. Liverpool have already signed Brazilian midfielder Fabinho from Monaco for £39m signing, while Naby Keita is joining from RB Leipzig in a deal worth £52.75m.


Sebastian Vettel no longer felt like 'a passenger' in his Ferrari

11 Jun, 2018

The semi-permanent track combines long straights with tight chicanes and each team sets up their auto to maximize straight line speed, although the cars also need to deliver a good ride over the relatively tall curbs. The 20-year-old Dutchman is looking to overcome a recent history of mistakes that left him threatening to head-butt anyone who asked about the crashes.


Ronaldo Makes An ‘Irreversible’ Decision To Leave Real Madrid

10 Jun, 2018

Bale sparked suggestions that he was ready to leave the Santiago Bernabeu immediately after helping Real to a third-straight Champions League success with a stunning brace off the bench against Liverpool . Meanwhile, according to Marca , Madrid have told Ronaldo's agent, Jorge Mendes that they are unwilling to match the player's demands. Former Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has sent a message to Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo .


Whyte-Ortiz Title Eliminator Alleged For July

10 Jun, 2018

The O2 Arena in London , England, will play host to a massive heavyweight clash on July 28, 2018. To watch, hit play at the top of the article or go to the Sky Sports Boxing Facebook page or the Sky Sports Boxing YouTube channel.


I will be ready - Salah expects to face Uruguay

10 Jun, 2018

However, Ramos states that Salah should have carried on and also hit back at reporters after accusing him with incidents involving Liverpool keeper Loris Karius and forward Roberto Firmino. The squad's medical staff will determine if Salah will be able to participate in Egypt's first match against Uruguay on June 15, according to the report.


Whittaker Makes the Mark; Romero Does Not

10 Jun, 2018

It's the second consecutive bout for which Romero (13-2) has missed weight . Romero initially came in at 186lbs and was given an additional hour to get down to 185lbs for the much-anticipated rematch but he could only get as low as 185.2lbs, meaning he was ineligible to fight for the title.


We Knew a Warriors Sweep Was Coming Two Summers Ago

10 Jun, 2018

Still tired and wrestling with emotions after losing Game 3 on Wednesday night, when Kevin Durant scored 43 points and shot the Warriors within one win of their third title in four years, James pointed out Thursday what has become terrifyingly obvious: The Warriors are at another level and may be for a while.



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