by | July 04, 2018 | 06:46

Spain dominated the last-16 match but after centre-back Sergei Ignashevich gifted them the opening goal on 12 minutes, Russian Federation drew level when Artem Dzyuba converted a penalty awarded for a handball by Gerard Pique shortly before half-time.

by | July 04, 2018 | 02:30

The world let out a sigh of relief when the missing members of a Thai youth soccer team were found alive in a cave in northern Thailand on Monday. Their families say they were familiar with the cave, as it was not their first visit. "I want him to be physically and mentally fit", she said. "The media missed the chance to educate Thai people about the cave", Pipob said.

by | July 04, 2018 | 01:57

Ricciardo's teammate Verstappen, who started fourth, held off a late charge from Kimi Raikkonen in the other Ferrari to celebrate his fourth career victory and first of the season. He's always asking for information, managing those tyres, and that's why they didn't blister up. Red Bull is third in the constructors' championship, 58 points adrift of Ferrari.

by | July 04, 2018 | 01:25

Durant has made a decision to sign a two-year deal with the Golden State Warriors , a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal can not become official until the league's offseason moratorium ends on Friday.

by | July 03, 2018 | 23:55

While Murray looked good at times, he said on Sunday that he wasn't ready to compete in a Grand Slam event. I want to keep playing as long as I can, providing I'm physically capable of doing that. Wimbledon tweeted support for Murray and wished him "all the best with your journey back from injury". Murray is scheduled to play in his first round tie against France's Benoit Paire on Tuesday.

by | July 03, 2018 | 23:36

World Cup top scorers: Who will lift the Golden Boot in 2018? The last addition to the elite group of 12 nations who have contested World Cup finals was Spain when they won the title for the first time in 2010. Gareth Southgate's Three Lions kicked off against Los Cafeteros , at Spartak Stadium in Moscow , at 7pm, with the bookies making England the slight favourites going into the showdown.

by | July 03, 2018 | 22:44

Further, his three-point shooting has only improved to the point where it could reasonably be described as below average. Those are LeBron James increases. Boston's odds improved from 4-1 to 7-2 to win the title. Do the Spurs agree to part ways with him and what will the Lakers be prepared to include in a trade package? James' advisors reportedly said James was "enthralled" with the idea of playing under Johnson and wants to help build a contender in Los Angeles .

by | July 03, 2018 | 22:41

After being released by Milan in the summer of 2017, he joined Mexican giants Pachuca, and according to reports in Japan prior to the World Cup , he will not extend his one year contract that expires later this month. With so many presumptive title contenders now eliminated from the tournament, and other leading candidates not looking near as impressive as most expected them to, this could be ideal chance for Belgium to make a very deep run.

by | July 03, 2018 | 22:18

Sweden captain Andreas Granqvist was denied a third goal of the tournament from the penalty spot after referee Damir Skomina changed his decision in stoppage time, but he will not care after leading the team into the next round. Value for far more than the one goal. He'd spent most of the previous 65 minutes opening up the Swiss at will. Haris Seferovic forced Olsen into a save with a powerful header as three minutes of added time were signalled but in the final minute, Switzerland were ...

by | July 03, 2018 | 22:10

Japan lost 1-0 to Poland but still go through as the second-placed team over Senegal by the fair play tiebreaker of having fewer yellow cards with both level on points, goal difference and goals scored. But the coach gives us the message that we should try to enjoy our work with responsibility. It was on one of the team's early forays forward that the first opening came, as Davinson Sanchez brought down Liverpool forward Sadio Mane in the box.

by | July 03, 2018 | 21:42

According to the magazine, Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and basketball player LeBron James are the only other athletes in his wage bracket. The Swiss great, who is seeking his ninth Wimbledon man's singles crown, looked in imperious form and finished the match in one hour and 19 minutes to advance into the second round.

by | July 03, 2018 | 20:56

In Russia , the same narrative persisted with Ronaldo's hat-trick in the thriller against Spain and the victor against Morocco. Later in Sochi, Ronaldo - who started the World Cup with a hat-trick against Spain - was powerless to prevent Portugal slipping out of the tournament as Edinson Cavani scored two brilliant goals in a 2-1 win to send the European champions home.

by | July 03, 2018 | 20:49

England have one of the most lethal top-orders in T20I cricket with Jason Roy, Alex Hales and Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 star Jos Buttler occupying the top three spots in their line-up. "Surprisingly or funnily, I don't think from fans' or outside point of view". "I don't think it will be a distraction - the guys are passionate about it, but will be focused on (this) game".

by | July 03, 2018 | 20:30

Midway through a sleek second half from Brazil , a commotion broke out in front of the Mexico bench and it took a matter of seconds to work out who lay at its heart. "I wanted to be in a World Cup once more with my teammates". The game was put to bed two minutes from full-time when Fernandinho picked Neymar on the left, who surged ahead and aimed for his second of the night.

by | July 03, 2018 | 19:00

Iniesta, who struggled physically in recent years, converted Spain's first penalty in the shootout with what was his last ever shot at a World Cup . "It had to be made". But to the national media, this latest fiasco was all too familiar. "It's the coach who makes the decisions", Iniesta said. Iniesta said the players could not blame turbulence off the pitch for their failure to live up to expectations.

by | July 03, 2018 | 18:54

However, for Fox the harsh results of the tournament are Heaven sent. Mbappe will now face the challenge of helping France beat Uruguay in the World Cup quarter-final. The Paris Saint-Germain star, who scored a brace in his team's 2-1 win over Portugal on Saturday, suffered a calf injury in his right leg in an off-the-ball incident and was replaced after 74 minutes.

by | July 03, 2018 | 18:51

The Spanish side see the skilful 29-year-old as a playmaker who can add an extra dimension to their attack following the departure of Andres Iniesta and want him to link up with compatriot Philippe Coutinho. The Catalan club have switched their attention to Willian after Antoine Griezmann opted to remain at Atletico Madrid , and the Brazilian - who is also wanted by Manchester United - is believed to be keen to leave Stamford Bridge this summer.

by | July 03, 2018 | 18:46

Though usually the best-case scenario is finishing first, the unpredictable nature of the first two rounds of the group stage has meant that numerous tournament's favourites have actually finished second in their group (or have been knocked out altogether).

by | July 03, 2018 | 18:41

LeBron's deal with the Lakers takes him to 2022, when he'll be 37. Whether Sixers fans want to hear it or not, most analysts believe the Lakers are the likely landing spot for James if he in fact done with the Cavaliers , with the ability to recruit other stars like Paul George playing a major factor as to why.

by | July 03, 2018 | 17:32

Four overs later, his 15th four took Australia's score to 200, and Finch then moved beyond 150 with a swipe to deep midwicket. Finch was finally out hit wicket in the final over, seeing him fall short of the all-time T20 record but set a new record for an individual score in a T20 worldwide.

by | July 03, 2018 | 16:50

Switzerland , driven on by the inventive Shaqiri who is having a fantastic World Cup , ended Group E as runners-up to Brazil who beat Serbia 2-0. On the pitch, the action was equally weird when Costa Rica snatched a draw through an injury-time equalizer. Switzerland's Blerim Dzemaili scores his side's first goal past Costa Rica's Keylor Navas .

by | July 03, 2018 | 16:25

In celebration of our City Centurions' remarkable, record-smashing season, we are running a 100-themed summer feature. "I just could not get back in time". Brazil has reached at least the quarterfinals in the last six tournaments and advanced to three finals, winning two. "It's time to shine, definitely", Hazard said.

by | July 03, 2018 | 14:29

I remember I struggled early on a lot", said Federer. This story was first published on, " Roger Federer ditches Nike for Uniqlo ". Ties are not broken there. During last month's grasscourt event in Halle, Federer confirmed his deal with Nike had expired in March but he kept his arrangement with Uniqlo firmly under wraps until Monday.

by | July 03, 2018 | 13:26

Rescuers are now working to extract the team from the cave. The boys were found late Monday by British divers, with footage showing them as visibly weak and huddled on a mud mound deep inside the cave. "Thank you so much", one of the boys says. "I'm feeling so happy". The boys were found roughly 2.5 miles from the cave entrance. "I felt elation. I felt so excited", she said of getting the news that the team had been located.

by | July 03, 2018 | 12:01

Jose Peckerman, Colombia's coach, is confident his superstar will play after an MRI scan showed he is not experiencing a serious injury. England beat Tunisia and Panama in the group stage, before a 1-0 defeat against Belgium meant they secured a place in the knockout phase as a runner-up.

by | July 03, 2018 | 11:56

Paul averaged 18.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, 7.9 assists, and 1.7 steals per game while posting a 60.4% true shooting percentage in 2017-18. Paul, along with guard James Harden , guided the Rockets to a franchise-best 65 wins and earned them the top seed in the Western Conference.

by | July 03, 2018 | 10:15

Last season, he averaged just 16.2 points per game, his first ever season under 20. George, who went to high school in Palmdale, in Los Angeles County, and attended college at Fresno State, has always been rumored to be interested in joining the Los Angeles Lakers , perhaps going there with another free agent such as LeBron James .

by | July 03, 2018 | 08:12

James doesn't make the Lakers a real threat to dethrone the Golden State Warriors if he's the only superstar on the team. His level of play only improved once the playoffs began as he carried the Cavs to their fourth straight NBA Finals appearance.

by | July 03, 2018 | 07:17

With Durant staying, the Warriors will likely book their fifth straight trip to the NBA Finals. Durant's salary for the next season is $5.3 million less than he would have received had he agreed to a four-year contract. Oh, and they extended head coach Steve Kerr's deal, which didn't cost a dime of free-agent cash. LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team.

by | July 03, 2018 | 04:37

The report also stated that Nike was given its right to match the Japanese brand's deal but declined and have started discounting its Federer related gear on their website. "The RF logo is with Nike, but it will come to me at some point", he added. 'With the shoe situation, I don't have a shoe deal. They have shown interest to have a shoe deal with me, as well.

by | July 03, 2018 | 04:29

James already had his mind made up and his Klutch Sports Group representatives were just doing due diligence at that point. The 76ers will have to part with multiple assets if they want to acquire disgruntled Spurs star Kawhi Leonard .

by | July 03, 2018 | 03:26

Wojnarowski also reported that Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis was "tenacious" in recruiting Randle to New Orleans, which ended up being a major reason why the deal got done. They topped the Trail Blazers in their first-round series before falling to the Warriors. The moves come a day after LeBron James ' agency announced he will join the Lakers on a four-year, $153.3 million deal.

by | July 03, 2018 | 01:57

The 30-year-old has been at BVB for five seasons while also featuring for AC Milan and Werder Bremen. Arsenal have signed Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathathopoulos this evening. The Gunners are embracing a major summer of change having seen manager Arsene Wenger depart, with Unai Emery brought in as his replacement in the Emirates Stadium dugout.

by | July 03, 2018 | 01:39

England captain Harry Kane believes he can score every time he sets foot on the pitch in Russian Federation after netting five goals in his first two World Cup appearances. "With the formation we play, we like to keep possession of the ball but we also like to create opportunities", he added. "Their strikers are defenders when it's time to defend and they can defend in their own box as well", said Eriksson, who was speaking to bookmaker Paddy Power.

by | July 02, 2018 | 23:49

It says Marcelo is "undergoing treatment and showed good improvement", but it did not give a timetable for his recovery. However, he noted that Marcelo's sleeping conditions at their hotel in Moscow might need to be assessed. Soon I will be back! Juventus winger Douglas Costa impressed as a substitute in that 2-0 win against Costa Rica, but missed the meeting with Serbia due to another thigh injury.