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by | June 18, 2018 | 23:19

Just two years ago the media were banned from asking questions about darts competitions among the players at Euro 2016 as a tense atmosphere around the camp was reflected in a series of dismal performances that ended in a humiliating defeat to Iceland .

by | June 18, 2018 | 21:25

Reports emerged earlier on Monday that Kalinic had refused to come off the bench during his country's opening 2-0 win over Nigeria in Group D, citing his back complaint. Croatia face Argentina in Nizhny Novgorod on Thursday, and it looks as though Dalic will prepare for the fixture with the disadvantage of being able to call upon only 22 players.

by | June 18, 2018 | 21:08

Shin has been saying that South Korea are "all-in" for the match against Sweden because failing to get a positive result in the first match would mean the team would have little hope of making the round of 16, considering next two opponents are thought to be stronger than Sweden .

by | June 18, 2018 | 19:25

According to the report , Leiato's body was found by a passerby about five hours after the crash scene had been cleared. According to police, a woman was walking in the area at 6:51 a.m. The football program confirmed in May that Leiato had been dismissed from the program. Leiato, who was 21, had been dismissed from the Ducks back in April following an arrest .

by | June 18, 2018 | 14:05

The alleged racist gesture was spotted by an television journalist, who was at the stadium at the time. Lionel Messi has played in 15 career World Cup matches over three different World Cups , and he has scored five goals in those contests.

by | June 18, 2018 | 13:09

The sister TS050 finished second - in formation as they crossed the line - driven by Kamui Kobayashi, Mike Conway and Jose Maria Lopez. The triumph, expected after champions Porsche withdrew a year ago, came at the 20th attempt for Toyota who became only the second Japanese manufacturer to win the world's greatest endurance race after Mazda in 1991.

by | June 18, 2018 | 10:31

Iran's forward Sardar Azmoun (down) reacts after scoring an own goal during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group B football match between Morocco and Iran at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 15, 2018 .

by | June 18, 2018 | 09:28

Germany is now in an unfamiliar position. For the Germans, this is the first time since 1982 that they lost their opening match in a World Cup . Top-selling German daily Bild declared on their website: "Embarrassing performance against Mexico: this crash causes us World Cup worry".

by | June 18, 2018 | 07:59

You have three superstars on one team that actually play the right way. When O'Neal was with the Los Angeles Lakers , he earned three titles. LeBron James signing with the Philadelphia 76ers would be a "bad move" for him at this point in his career, according to Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard.

by | June 18, 2018 | 07:15

Opens was Ben Hogan in 1950 and 1951. Somehow, tying a US Open record with a final-round 63 wasn't totally satisfying for Tommy Fleetwood . Fleetwood, who eclipsed his fourth place at Erin Hills previous year, took full advantage of the favourable course set up for the final round.

by | June 17, 2018 | 21:25

Germany and Mexico have played each other three times during World Cup play with the Germans reigning triumphant on all three occasions. Germany begins their World Cup title defense in the second scheduled game Sunday versus Mexico .

by | June 17, 2018 | 19:55

Earlier this week, Morocco failed in their attempt to win the right to host the 2026 World Cup , losing out to a "United" bid from Canada, the United States and Mexico. This is the first World Cup for Morocco since 1998 in France and their fifth overall. Morocco goalkeeper Munir Mohand Mohamedi was forced to make two great stops just before half-time to prevent Iran from scoring, after Alireza Jahanbakhsh fed Sardar Azmoun through with a lovely ball.

by | June 17, 2018 | 19:25

The former Stuttgart goalkeeper has seen a lot of praise come his way from the majority of Arsenal fans, but supporters back in Germany are warning the Gunners not to get their hopes up - Leno is prone to the occasional high-profile error.

by | June 17, 2018 | 17:45

Kyrgios forced a minibreak in the deciding tiebreak, but Federer remained steady and sent a short backhand past his opponent on his first match point to clinch the win 6-7 (2-7) 6-2 7-6 (7-5). This week in Stuttgart , Federer became world number one for the third time this year. Frenchman Pouille, 24, kept Raonic at bay on serve, including an enthralling 12-minute trade-off at 3-3, until the pair entered an inevitable second set tie-break.

by | June 17, 2018 | 16:13

Mickelson said he knew the ball was going to roll off the greens and behind a bunker, which is why he did it. In interviews with Fox Sports and reporters afterward, Mickelson, who finished with an 81 on a day when fans serenaded him throughout the course on his 48 birthday, insisted he meant no disrespect.

by | June 17, 2018 | 15:28

The visiting team was charged with altering the condition of the ball by umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould , who reviewed video of the West Indies' first innings on Friday. "The team management has informed us that Sri Lankan players have not engaged in any wrongdoing", the statement read. "SLC advised the team to take the field to ensure the continuity of the match and wish to commend the decision taken by the team to continue with the game "under protest" to ensure the upholding of ...

by | June 17, 2018 | 11:44

It would be no surprise if Messi retires after this World Cup , particularly if Argentina fail to fulfil sky-high expectations back home. Arab Israeli lawmaker Ahmed Tibi also linked the miss to the withdrawal from the Israel game, tweeting a poll asking "Who was happier that Messi missed his penalty today?" Messi knew he had to find something special to match the Portuguese on Saturday, June 16, but ended up squandering a golden chance to write his own headlines as he failed to ...

by | June 17, 2018 | 11:40

Peru , who left out all-time top-scorer Paolo Guerrero from their starting line-up, were awarded a penalty by referee Bakary Gassama after he consulted with the video assistant referee for Poulsen's foul on Cueva. Even the attacking substitution of Paolo Guerrero for Flores, which added to Peru's danger, could not help the South American side beat Schmeichel or his defenders.

by | June 17, 2018 | 11:26

France might have lost this fixture in previous editions. "When you end the European Championship the best goal-scorer in your own country, you show the world that you have the shoulders to handle the pressure". France launch their latest World Cup campaign against Australia on Saturday. Paul Pogba poked toward goal, the ball deflected off the boot of Australia's Aziz Behich and looped into the crossbar before falling centimetres over the line.

by | June 17, 2018 | 11:25

India's stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane on Friday said his side were determined to be "ruthless" in their approach after the hosts demolished Afghanistan by an innings and 262 runs inside two days in its debut Test match here. "That's what I will take away from this game, players see that now and it's not just telling them that how tough Test cricket is". "For Afghanistan , it's just the beginning I think".

by | June 17, 2018 | 11:24

Federation Internationale de Football Association said it allocated 32,278 tickets and the official attendance was 27,015 for the 5 p.m. kickoff. Federation Internationale de Football Association says it is investigating why, with "no-shows" one of the factors.

by | June 17, 2018 | 07:59

The driver is reported to have tried to flee the scene, but was arrested by police. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin also said on Twitter that the driver "lost control" of the vehicle in what he called an "unpleasant incident". The Mexican Embassy in Moscow said on Twitter that two Mexican citizens were among the injured. Moscow traffic authority cited the taxi driver as saying that he did not act on objective.

by | June 17, 2018 | 05:00

He went out in 6-over 41 before steadying on the back nine. Koepka shot 2 over in the third round. Finau and Berger never have played in the final group at a major . The golf course-which was the subject of non-stop conversation on the FOX telecast, with varying voices offering their opinion as to whether it had become unfair-wasn't the only controversy that marred Moving Day.

by | June 17, 2018 | 04:44

He then jogged after it and tapped it back up towards the hole. In one of his most weird moments in a career full of them, Mickelson intentionally hit a moving ball on the 13 hole to prevent it from racing off the front of the green. Johnston told BBC Radio 5 Live: "His body acted quicker than his brain". "It's something you might see at your home course with your mates or something".

by | June 16, 2018 | 23:27

After finding the fairway with a nice drive at the par-four first, Woods hit a knock-down shot into the wind but misjudged it slightly, his ball bounding over the crowned green and down the slope beyond. "I felt stupid knifing the first one", he said. Stenson shot 70 to remain in contention. He finished with bogeys on two of his last three holes as he was among the earlier finishers in the round.

by | June 16, 2018 | 22:33

Paine was a stand-in captain that day but, having since taken over the captaincy full-time following Steve Smith's year-long suspension (to go with similarly lengthy bans for David Warner and Cameron Bancroft), the 33-year-old wicketkeeper is looking to do shake hands at the start of every series he leads - provided his opposite number agrees.

by | June 16, 2018 | 22:02

Russia's Denis Cheryshev scores their second goal against Saudi Arabia during the opening match of World Cup 2018 in Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow , June 14, 2018. Cheryshev came off the bench on Thursday after Alan Dzagoev picked up a hamstring injury, and opened the scoring with an incredibly deft touch before firing a shot into the roof of the net.

by | June 16, 2018 | 20:45

At the lunch break, Murali Vijay (41 not out) and Dhawan (104 not out) went back intact, leaving Afghanistan to rethink over their strategies in their first ever Test. It will be an interesting start of the long worldwide season for Team India as they welcome Afghanistan to the Test arena. Afghanistan , who became the 12th test playing nation, clawed their way back in the final session at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium with some lion-hearted efforts by the bowlers against their ...

by | June 16, 2018 | 19:01

She drove the second ball of the over to long-on for a single before hitting two fours and a six on the last three balls of the over to cap the innings to set the new record. She said: "I think I heard them say stuff on the speaker and everyone was clapping but I had no idea". Quoted by The Guardian , Kerr revealed that she didn't know the women's record had been broken.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:58

Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner will miss the World Cup in Russian Federation due to a groin injury. Peru are going to their first World Cup since 1982. That suspension was then halved by Fifa's appeal committee but the World Anti-Doping Agency appealed to Cas and, less than two weeks after his six-month ban ended in May, it was extended it to 14 months.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:20

Soccer Federation as the North American bid competed against Morocco's . "People have a soft spot for Mexico, especially looking at Mexico as a little bit under-developed and giving them a chance". The preliminary bid book submitted by the organizers anticipates 10 American cities at hosts. Yet he didn't lose hope, saying, "The world still looks at Africa as an underdog, but we can't afford to give up".

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:02

Alvarez's favor. Negotiations still were ongoing. The terms were not immediately revealed, but it's safe to say the fight will be lucrative for both sides. Weeks later, Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) had a change of heart and insisted on redoing the deal on a 50-50 split. At the time of writing, no other details are known about the contest other than that it will garner massive mainstream attention and hopefully put a full stop on the argument about who is the superior fighter.

by | June 16, 2018 | 12:06

Teams also have had questions about Porter's fit as a teammate. The Chicago Bulls hold the seventh pick. Porter has received considerable interest from teams drafting in the lottery, but there have been concerns about his medicals. While he did make a comeback for the end of Mizzou's season, Porter appears to be hindered by injuries yet again. He was cleared to play just two weeks before his June 8 pro day.

by | June 16, 2018 | 11:51

Incredibly, Ronaldo's third goal against Spain was the fifth goal scored in or after the 88th minute in what is proving to be an exciting World Cup so far. "I'm glad he's Portuguese". His eventual shot skittered through the two and through the legs of Portugal defender Cedric and into the back left corner of the net.

by | June 16, 2018 | 09:52

It has been confirmed that Blues will make the trip to David Wagner's side before facing Arsenal the following week in their first home game of the season. The fixture list is hot off the press, and Spurs supporters have some mouthwatering matches to look forward to, the first of which sees the Lilywhites travel to Manchester United on match day 3, on Saturday, August 25.