Brazil's Danilo out of World Cup with ankle ligament injury

07 Jul, 2018

It's been a brilliant, dramatic tournament so far, and the last-eight looks likely to follow suit. The federation said early Friday that tests confirmed the player will not be able to recover in time to play again during the tournament in Russia .


Thunder just trying to figure out how to get rid of Carmelo

07 Jul, 2018

Anthony, a 10-time NBA All-Star and four-time Olympic gold medalist, would be pursued vigorously among contenders on the free agent market. Carmelo Anthony and the Oklahoma City Thunder will part ways before next National Basketball Association season begins, ESPN reported Friday, saying the move could save the Thunder more than $100 million.


Roger Federer wins and takes sets streak to 26 at Wimbledon

07 Jul, 2018

Venus is attempting to win her 50th career title, while Federer is after his 21st Grand Slam. Marin Cilic briefly resumed his match with Guido Pella on No. She promptly reeled off 12 of the next 13 games to wrap up a 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 victory. "I'm happy I found a way today". Day 3 at Wimbledon was prematurely ended by rain.


Sweden's strength is our unity, says bullish skipper Granqvist

07 Jul, 2018

Ibrahimovic told Sweden's Expressen newspaper yesterday that "now it's not just about how good you are", adding that England can be "tough and hard to score against". The defender, who spent a brief spell at English side Wigan earlier in his career, does not see any reason why Sweden should change their playing style as they head in to their quarter final match against the Three Lions.


Belgium players with yellow cards unlikely to face England

07 Jul, 2018

This could be their one and only start in a World Cup, with millions watching around the world, so of professional pride will kick in. It's not the end of the World Cup journey, though, as we finished as runner-up in the group stages, and are through to the knockout stages .


Horner: Mercedes' apology to Hamilton was 'bizarre'

06 Jul, 2018

Mercedes' chief strategist James Vowles came on the team radio to take responsibility for the mistake in a very honest, yet surprising decision in the middle of a race. "I think that if you look at Mercedes' history, the team is basically what Ross [Brawn] put in place several years ago". The second Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo who was running in second place at one point, had to retire with a gearbox issue.


Former champs Sharapova, Kvitova crash out, Nadal, Djokovic through

06 Jul, 2018

World number one Rafael Nadal breezed into the second round with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 win over Israel's Dudi Sela as the Spaniard returned to action for the first time since claiming his 11th French Open title. "After that it's fine". Having served out the opening set, Konta immediately broke again, turning an awkward-looking return into a breathtaking cross-court victor.


Roger Federer serves up flawless win over Lukas Lacko at Wimbledon

06 Jul, 2018

But she was broken again in the final game, becoming the fifth of the top eight women's seeds to lose before the third round. The German player has taken Federer to a tiebreaker on two occasions, but has only ever successfully snatched away one set.


England can not be hindered by history, says Southgate

06 Jul, 2018

The goalkeeper's very important in that". It was a sweet moment for Pickford, and for his manager Gareth Southgate , whose decision to back the 24-year-old despite his inexperience and leave 75-time capped Joe Hart out of his squad was vindicated.


Neymar: Brazil's Ronaldo leaps to his defense over acting claims

06 Jul, 2018

He missed the rest of the tournament and could be forgiven for doing his utmost to prevent a similar fate this time. In his pre-match media conference on Sunday, Thiago Silva referenced the stellar individual performances from his two Paris Saint-Germain team-mates and expressed his hope that a third would follow suit.


Belgium fancied to knock Brazil out of the World Cup

06 Jul, 2018

Martinez hailed the playmaker's ability to stay cool under pressure ahead of the quarter-final against Brazil in Kazan . Although he failed to score in Belgium's final group game, it was Lukaku's inspired contribution during a late counter-attack that allowed Nacer Chadli to score a last-gasp victor against Japan that avoided the humiliation of an early exit to a team ranked 44th in the world.


Giant LeBron James banner in Cleveland comes down

06 Jul, 2018

Considering that both NY teams are hot garbage, the City of Angels was the obvious choice. This wasn't some big surprise to King James. "We're going to play so fast, he'll throw (James) touchdown passes and he'll be scoring all day". In Cleveland, he signed a series of short deals with player options in order to keep the pressure on the front-office to field a title-contending team .


Serena Williams says she's drug-tested too often

06 Jul, 2018

The USADA database has a grand total of 41 recorded tests for Williams down through the years, and if that seems a lot, consider this: fellow American tennis player Bob Bryan has had 56 tests, despite his earnings being a fraction of Serena's .


Aaron Finch breaks global T20 record against Zimbabwe

04 Jul, 2018

The hosts saw out their innings at 9-129 as Andrew Tye picked up three wickets. Australia have now won two games on the trot following from a disastrous tour of England , and Finch suggested that the change of scenery and opposition had made a big difference.


Maradona offers to coach Argentina for free

04 Jul, 2018

Diego Maradona has offered to manage Argentina for free in the wake of their disappointing showing at World Cup 2018 . Portugal and Argentina were eliminated by Uruguay (2-1) and France (4-3) respectively. After an opening round draw with Iceland where the Argentina attack was nearly completely stifled, they were comprehensively walloped by Luka Modric and Croatia .


Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer: Will Real Madrid Superstar Join Juventus?

04 Jul, 2018

John Tavares signed with The Leafs and LeBron James with The Lakers and now we have one of the world's greatest soccer players Cristiano Ronaldo possibly heading to Juventus in Italy. Spanish TV show El Chiringuito de Jugones reported that Real Madrid is set to accept a $116 million offer for the five-time Ballon d'Or victor.


Lakers Dodged A Bullet Missing Out On Paul George

04 Jul, 2018

The forward had until Friday to decide whether to opt in, which would have paid him $20.7 million in 2018-19, the last season of a five-year, $91.6 million deal he signed as a member of the Indiana Pacers . Philadelphia would instantly vault from conference contender to favorite with James, who could make a strong run at his ninth straight Finals in Year One.


Star did not tear calf muscle, confirm Uruguay

04 Jul, 2018

The Portugal skipper further said that he is happy with kind of efforts put in by the players and asserted that this team will continue to win in the future. Aguero's opportunistic header into the goal after replacing Pavon underlined how Argentina failed to combine as a team through poor selection and planning.


Thai boys found, still in danger

04 Jul, 2018

Rescuers have appealed for 15 small and extra small full face masks, fuelling speculation that divers are preparing to lead them to safety through the flooded stretch of the cave. The first thing the boys asked for when they were rescued was food and they are now being fed a high protein diet to regain their strength. Rescue workers carry oxygen tanks to Tham Luang cave .


England wins first ever World Cup shootout to reach quarters

04 Jul, 2018

During pivotal matches like Colombia's Round of 16 clash with England on Tuesday, it's not an exaggeration to say entire nations grind to a halt as they awaited the outcome. Both were caught on camera taking bad dives and should consider themselves lucky not to have been punished with a booking. England is favored to win against Colombia , according to a rundown of betting odds by British GQ , but in this surprise-packed tournament where four-time winners Germany , two-time champs ...


Igor Akinfeev the hero as Russian Federation dump Spain out after penalty shootout

04 Jul, 2018

Speaking after the underwhelming draw with Morocco, Spain manager Fernando Hierro told the press: "We said this would be a tough match". Russian Federation will now meet Croatia in the Quarter Final at the Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi on Saturday, July 7, 2018.


Eden Hazard: 'It is my time to shine'

04 Jul, 2018

Roberto Martinez has momentarily quelled Belgium's ambition of tasting World Cup glory by labelling their quarter-final opponents Brazil the "best team in the tournament". "The last two matches I didn't talk to the press because there's so many people talking". Knockout matches have a lot to do with experience, even when you have good talents.


Tham Luang 13 to Get Months of Supplies, Scuba Training

03 Jul, 2018

It remains unclear whether any of the group are injured or in need of medical attention, but they have been given energy gels to sustain them while a plan is worked out to bring them to safety. He said each rescue diver would take one child and would nearly certainly use a harness to keep a grip on the child, whose regulator, a breathing device, would most likely be attached to the tank worn by the rescue diver .


Greek worldwide defender completes Arsenal switch

03 Jul, 2018

Papastathopoulos scored 10 goals in 198 appearances after joining Dortmund from Werder Bremen in 2013. According to reports from the Daily Star, as cited on the London Evening Standard , the Dortmund defender is set to be announced as Unai Emery's latest signing for the club.


George says he will stay with OKC Thunder

03 Jul, 2018

George forced his way out of IN previous year by telling the Pacers he planned to become a free agent this summer and sign with the Lakers . The only question about George's new deal was how long it would be for, with most anticipating a two or three-year deal with a player option for the final year.



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