Joe Root's trust in his game results in timely Test boost

For 2019 World Cup hosts England , who´ve yet to win that showpiece event but are now first in the ODI rankings to India´s second, this was a morale-boosting victory. Having set a target of 323 for India , thanks to a century by Joe Root , MS Dhon... More..

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U.S. tour: Man United’s Sanchez fails to fly out with teammates
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

U.S. tour: Man United’s Sanchez fails to fly out with teammates

The 19-year-old, who joined United on a five-year contract last month, sustained the injury while playing for former club FC Porto in the closing stages of last season. The team is facing some of the world's to...More..

Croatia gears up to give heroes’ welcome to World Cup team
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Croatia gears up to give heroes’ welcome to World Cup team

The Champs-Elysees was lined with Parisians waving tricolour flags amid a carnival atmosphere following France's 4-2 win over Croatia in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium. Several Paris Metro stations were temporar...More..

Lakers’ Josh Hart wins Summer League MVP
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Lakers’ Josh Hart wins Summer League MVP

This summer, even without Ball or Kuzma playing and Josh Hart being the main talent, the Lakers are storming their way through the tournament. Hart, whose Lakers face the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday...More..

Philadelphia Phillies: 3 reasons a Manny Machado trade sounds ideal right now
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Philadelphia Phillies: 3 reasons a Manny Machado trade sounds ideal right now

Machado will undoubtedly be dealt by the Baltimore Orioles before the July non-waiver trade deadline, and speculation is centring upon a Wednesday swap with Los Angeles . The Yankees will be reluctant to give ...More..

Root leads England to series win
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Root leads England to series win

The manner in which Kuldeep set up the match, there was no scoreboard pressure on the Indian batting line-up unlike the last ODI series, where England trampled Australia under a mountain of runs. " England w...More..

Liverpool make world-record £62million bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Liverpool make world-record £62million bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson

Real Madrid , another possible suitor, have yet to make contact with Roma . Liverpool have reportedly bid 70 million Euro for the keeper plus add-ons. Simon Mignolet , who started last season as number 1 a...More..

When will Mesut Ozil return for pre-season?
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

When will Mesut Ozil return for pre-season?

Ozil remains on holiday and hasn't yet returned to the Gunners for pre-season affairs, but new boss Unai Emery has confirmed that the player will be part of the squad for their upcoming tour of Singapore. "...More..

by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Trump Defends Himself Against Sharp Criticism Over Putin News Conference

While insisting that the Russian interference had no impact on the outcome of the election, he said that he accepts "our intelligence community conclusion that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election took pl...More..

Croatian-French president’s love story, nothing touching Putin
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Croatian-French president’s love story, nothing touching Putin

Was it because it was the first time Croatia got to a World Cup final or because she had fun with the company of the handsome and young French president? "It wasn't to be and now we will rest and in the c...More..

Federation Internationale de Football Association chief says VAR use in World Cup is a success
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Federation Internationale de Football Association chief says VAR use in World Cup is a success

Infantino has revealed that the first game of the 2022 tournament will kick off on November 21 and the final is scheduled for December 18. The boys soccer team in Thailand rescued from a flooded cave this wee...More..

5 talking points as France meet Belgium in the World…
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

5 talking points as France meet Belgium in the World…

Deschamps came in for criticism after France's Euro 2016 final defeat by Portugal on home soil and even faced calls to be sacked, but Lloris believes the coach has answered his critics, changing the set-up of...More..

Tour de France stage 6 -- Dan Martin sprints to win
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Tour de France stage 6 -- Dan Martin sprints to win

Greg Van Avermaet mistimed his sprint and Sagan, the three-time reigning world champion with the Bora-Hansgrohe team, took advantage to claim his second victory in this year's event. Froome is 14th, 1:05 behind...More..

Croatia Beat England To Enter World Cup Finals For The First Time
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Croatia Beat England To Enter World Cup Finals For The First Time

The two were seen reuniting after the game, kissing and embracing among empty seats, later joined by family members. "To become a winning team there are hurdles you have to overcame - and we've surpassed many...More..

Manny Pacquiao stops Lucas Matthysse to claim WBA welterweight title
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Manny Pacquiao stops Lucas Matthysse to claim WBA welterweight title

Pacquiao is almost 40 years old and feels this fight will be the deciding factor on whether or not he continues to fight again. Pacquiao dropped his opponent with a stinging left uppercut through the guard in...More..

Meghan Markle at Wimbledon: Duchess of Sussex wears Ralph Lauren
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Meghan Markle at Wimbledon: Duchess of Sussex wears Ralph Lauren

Meghan Markle recently set new friendship goals. MEGHAN Markle is masking the stresses and pressures of life in the "outdated" royal family with a smile of pain, her anxious father says. Throughout the mat...More..

Four Manchester United players star in World Cup third place play-off
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Four Manchester United players star in World Cup third place play-off

Southgate said he had tried to inspire his players ahead of the third-place game, adding that he very proud of his team despite the second straight defeat. One tweeted: "Birmingham Airport, do you really think ...More..

Djokovic reaches Wimbledon semifinals
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Djokovic reaches Wimbledon semifinals

He then failed to convert three crucial break opportunities on Djokovic's serve at 2-2 in the third set, giving away the game and then his next two serves to hand the Serb his second set. I didn't feel comforta...More..

Dejan Lovren demands respect after matching Thierry Henry feat
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Dejan Lovren demands respect after matching Thierry Henry feat

Not only that though, he believes he now deserves to be viewed as one of the best defenders in world football. Croatia seemed on the ropes when Kieran Trippier gave England an early lead, but they hit bac...More..

Wimbledon: Kevin Anderson outslugs John Isner in epic match to reach final
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Wimbledon: Kevin Anderson outslugs John Isner in epic match to reach final

Back in 2004 fellow college freshmen John Isner and Kevin Anderson stepped onto court to play one another in an inter-university match. The victor of the match will face off against the victor of John Isne...More..

Southgate to make ‘as few changes as possible’ for Belgium
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Southgate to make ‘as few changes as possible’ for Belgium

Though it was Mario Mandzukic who struck the killer blow to send England crashing out on Wednesday night, it was Perisic who was very much the hero for Croatia . "There's a lot of motivation for us". The ...More..

Smallest nation, lowest ranked team: Croatia creates many new records
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Smallest nation, lowest ranked team: Croatia creates many new records

France were likely happy with the way Wednesday's semi-final unfolded. "If I was in charge of the FA there would be no doubt that I would keep Gareth Southgate and Steve Holland and give them the chance to t...More..

England boss Gareth Southgate keeping select guest-list for Croatia clash
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

England boss Gareth Southgate keeping select guest-list for Croatia clash

The Three Lions are two wins away from getting their hands on the World Cup trophy for the first time since 1966, and Southgate's men are, so far, exceeding their own expectations at this summer's tournamen...More..

Napoli President Says Maurizio Sarri Is Close To Becoming Chelsea Manager
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Napoli President Says Maurizio Sarri Is Close To Becoming Chelsea Manager

He was on sensational form last season at both ends of the pitch, scoring five goals , including a brilliant victor against Juventus towards the end of the season. Come on Team Conte!" The club would need to...More..

Pogba urges France to avenge Euros defeat in World Cup final
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Pogba urges France to avenge Euros defeat in World Cup final

Southgate should have withdrawn one of his forwards to add more clout in central midfield, which may have stamped out Luka Modric's growing authority. Pitana has been an global referee since 2010. The striker, ...More..

Wacky Races: drivers burn rubber at pedal vehicle Grand Prix
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wacky Races: drivers burn rubber at pedal vehicle Grand Prix

Hamilton was spun round at the first corner by Vettel's Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen, but turned in a masterful display, and took advantage of two safety vehicle periods to finish behind Vettel. Mercedes ...More..

Family has son’s body displayed in front of TV at wake
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Family has son’s body displayed in front of TV at wake

The story of slain New Orleans teen Renard Matthews went viral Monday because his family opted to prop his body up in front of a TV, wearing his favorite Celtics jersey, at his wake. On his feet are Kyrie...More..

Luis Enrique named Spain’s national football coach
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Luis Enrique named Spain’s national football coach

This has resulted in a newfound apathy across the national team fanbase and Luis Enrique must find a way to bring back the trust and optimism of the old days. Hierro left his post as coach and subsequently re...More..

Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams easily accounts for qualifier Viktoriya Tomova
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams easily accounts for qualifier Viktoriya Tomova

It was a waste because Tomova appeared to lack power on her first serve, giving her illustrious opponents plenty of opportunities to attack it. My serve is a little playing catch-up, but it's doing better than ...More..

Family comes first for England's Delph
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Family comes first for England's Delph

Self-deprecating humour and honesty have been common features of a reign that has seen Southgate attempt to change England's on-field philosophy and off-field perception. Months of preparations come to a head...More..