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Iceland v Croatia 26 June 2018

Sent into space on the left of the area the Inter Milan winger blasted a shot that ended both the game and Iceland's World Cup and put Croatia through to a match against the Danes in Nizhny Novogrod on Sunday. Iceland know they need to win and...

Argentina's Last Gasp Win Told Through The Medium Of Diego Maradona

First though, they have to escape the group stage. They still need one point to go through to the knockout stage, but will have a tough job in hand as they face France, who are now leading the group with six points on the board. While there are many ...

FIFA 2018 | France vs Denmark: A mutually beneficial stalemate

France and Denmark play to the first scoreless draw at the 2018 FIFA World Cup . In its first match of group play, Denmark handed Peru a 1-0 loss to pick up three points. Kasper Schmeichel was called into action by Olivier Giroud and Anto...

New Honda-Red Bull F1 partnership offers…

Earlier this week came the surprise announcement that the Milton Keynes-based outfit would be ending their 12-year partnership with Renault , one that saw them win four world titles from 2010-2013 but had been on a slippery slope in the hybrid era.

Ronaldo deserved red for elbow, says Iran coach Queiroz

It was 2-0 at the half, and all but over. Ronaldo responded with the go-ahead goal to win the match. Al Dawsari knocked the victor in off the post with the last kick of the game, to send Mo Salah and Egypt home with its third loss in three games.

French Grand Prix qualifying: Hamilton takes POLE on Mercedes front row

Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton outpaced his rivals in two eventful practice sessions on Friday ahead of this weekend's French Grand Prix . "The damage was quite extensive because it damaged the floor and Valtteri's comments on the auto ...

US Open Tennis to alter seeding following Serena's return

It's well worth noting that McEnroe was fairly measured in his appraisal of where Serena Williams should land with a preferential seeding, saying, "Somewhere between one and 10 - one and 16 at the worst". She added that seedings for the tournamen...

Ronaldo quiets Iran fans down from hotel room before Portugal match

Speaking to Spanish TV station Telecinco after the final whistle, Hierro - appointed to the job just days before the tournament began - said his team was not on the right path and needed to improve, especially in defence. It was soft, and went to VA...

Colombia captain wants World Cup team to use past resolve

Every player played to their best, especially in the second half. Apart from winning their respective opening games of World Cup 2018, Japan and Senegal have also won the hearts of millions after their fans cleaned up the stands before leaving the ...

Is Messi about to play his final match for Argentina?

It had been suggested that 1986 World Cup victor Jorge Burruchaga, the team´s technical director, would replace Sampaoli, but the claims were strongly denied by the Argentina Football Association (AFA). "We know the scenario when we play Croatia,...

‘#KingsJames’: Billboard Floats Idea of LeBron James Playing for Sacramento

However, with free agency nearing, it appears as though some of James' best options are falling away. National Basketball Association teams hoping to persuade LeBron James into signing with their organization as a free agent this summer won't h...

James Harden wins his first NBA Most Valuable Player award

Under Morey's direction, the Rockets acquired All-Star guard Chris Paul from the Clippers to team up with Harden and rising big man Capela. Harden caught the attention at the award show for his "moo"-ving red carpet fashion choice". He was the lea...

McIlroy and Spieth bounce back from US Open

Gave me some confidence going into the next hole where I made the eagle". Everyone is going to be firing at flags and going. Masters champion Patrick Reed had a tougher day, making four bogeys in a 72. "After 10 seconds, the ball was moving and at ...

Pogba: I had minor issues with Mourinho

I have to accept it'. Those positive results has not stopped a stream of criticism flowing in the direction of France coach Didier Deschamps and his players, with Pogba clearly tiring of the negativity that has surrounded in in recent months afte...

South Korea v Mexico pic special

Mexico is your Group F co-leader following a 1-0 triumph as a big underdog against Germany last week. "Personally, and on behalf of the whole group, I want to thank you, but we do want to ask you to let us rest". We have received a lot of praise...

Spain held by Morocco but Iago Aspas goal ensures they face Russian Federation

A heart-pumping game that could have been a disaster for Spain . Morocco initially took a surprise lead when Khalid Boutaib capitalised on a Spanish mix-up at the back, but Isco responded five minutes later to round off a standout team move ...

Mascherano: Messi is desperate to help Argentina

This is such an intriguing group given how impressive Croatia have been and how dismal Argentina have been. Now, they will need to win their upcoming fixture against Nigeria and hope Croatia beat Iceland , which is very likely. Rebic, 24, wa...

Maradona: I'm furious and very upset inside with the Argentina team

Sampaoli admitted after the Croatia defeat that the "project" had been a "failure" and said the players were to blame for not aiding Messi on the field. "I don't feel sorry for him, either". He's no Ronaldo in that regard. 'But as a collective, w...

FIFA World Cup ROUND UP FRIDAY FIFA World Cup ROUND UP FRIDAY

Coutinho got the victor in the 91st minute, and Neymar got his goal later in stoppage time as the South Americans move to four points in Group F and have a little breathing room with one match to play. But Neymar chose to make blatant dives on severa...

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

Xhaka , an ethnic Albanian Serb whose family had to flee Kosovo from Serbia and his father was put in prison for three years for protesting Yugoslavian rule. "I don't have any comment", he said. "I hope that people will take notice of us and ta...

Can CR7 lead Portugal to last 16?

Morocco has played well in its two matches, only to lose both 1-0. Portugal are through with either a win or a draw. With Peru out after failing to score in either of their defeats, Australia will be hoping for three points that would draw t...

Petit explains why Ronaldo and Messi are so different

I see a team who is lost. Super Eagles star Ahmed Musa created history as he became the first Leicester City player to score at a FIFA World Cup following his brace against Iceland in Friday's Group D clash. "He is being criticised and I don't ...

Mo Salah starts for Egypt despite alleged row with Egyptian FA

In an email sent to CNN , the Egyptian Football Federation added that it was surprised that Salah was ready to "quit the national team" and that the 26-year-old hadn't informed them of that intention. The fallout has forced Salah to reconsider his s...

Germany apologised for reaction aimed at Sweden bench

Federation Internationale de Football Association has opened disciplinary proceedings against two German team officials for gloating towards the Swedish bench after the defending world champions' last-gasp Group F victory on Saturday.

Halle Open: Roger Federer reaches final with win over Denis Kudla

Federer, who saved two match points against Benoit Paire in the second round the day before, recovered to go 6-5 up and then broke Ebden to take his first match point for a meeting with American qualifier Denis Kudla . Although Federer eventually ...

Swiss ministers support Xhaka, Shaqiri over goal celebrations

Federation Internationale de Football Association announced later Sunday it had opened disciplinary proceedings against Slavisa Kokeza, who is president of the Serbian FA, and coach Mladen Krstajic for post-match comments. Krstajic had said German re...

Saudi Arabia v Egypt 25 June 2018

Egyptian keeper Essam El-Hadary became the oldest player ever to appear at a World Cup at 45-years-old. Both Egypt and Saudi Arabia lost their first two games and will be hoping to pocket an elusive win in Volgograd to avoid finishing bottom ...

Joachim Low praises Germany's patience in last-gasp win over Sweden

It came after a foul just to the left of the Sweden box. Down to 10 men after Jerome Boateng was given a second yellow card, Germany rallied for a 2-1 victory over Sweden on Saturday to suddenly revive its title defence thanks to a strike from Kr...

England Confirm Dele Alli Thigh Injury

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli has been forced to miss England training for a second day as he continues to recover from a thigh injury suffered against Tunisia on Monday night. Loftus-Cheek has never looked daunted when stepping on to...

Simeone slams Argentina 'anarchy', takes jab at Messi

With Messi struggling for form and yet to score in Russia, Simeone indicated that he would prefer to have Ronaldo in his team. Argentina nearly failed to qualify for the World Cup in the first place. Croatia put in a strong performance, breaking ...

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Thunder-Bolt strikes twice for Mariners

He had missed a chance with his head in the opening 45 minutes, but he did get a second late on taking advantage of a defensive mixup to tap into an open goal . Bolt headed a McC...

It's not right! Saha hits out at Pogba's Mourinho comments

The 25-year-old midfielder played a big part in Les Bleus' campaign in Russian Federation , scoring a goal in the final as Didier Deschamps' side beat Croatia 4-2 to lift the cov...

Predicted Indian squad for Australia Tests

Another surprise was the exclusion of both Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar who featured for India in the Asia Cup. Thakur returned to the squad after recovering and playing...

Giants cut Ereck Flowers after tumultuous struggles

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