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Croatia star Modric expects a tough game against a 'strong' England

After Billy Clarke had equalised Alli's opener in the Monday night game in front of the Sky TV cameras, former City striker Hanson got the victor in a man of the match performance as fellow frontman John Stead admitted he had handled the ball in the ...

Eden Hazard insists it's 'every footballer's dream' to play for Real Madrid

In Italy clubs have to pay the same amount in tax, which takes the total cost of the transfer to €340m (€100m transfer fee plus €240m in salary and taxes). While there he won four Ballon d'Ors and three Golden Boots. " Real Madrid would like to co...

Croatia President wins hearts with her celebratory gesture

Croatia can equal what that 1998 team did if it beats Russian Federation on Saturday in the quarterfinals and perhaps finally rid itself of that 20-year shadow. "We made ourselves happy but we also made everybody back home in Croatia happy". Eng...

Federer qualifies for Wimbledon quarter-finals without dropping a set

Like Nadal, who could strike Djokovic in the semis, Federer hasn't dropped during his charge to a 16th Wimbledon quarter-final, nearly surely a staggering record that will never be surpassed. But he persevered through dark times and is rewarded wit...

LeBron James teases Blaze Pizza appearance in Culver City

He loves to compete and is an awesome leader who is about winning and making sure that his teammates are successful. LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrates with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after defeating the Golden S...

England expectations blast off as Three Lions roar into semis

We are not the finished article and we do not have world class players yet, but we have young players who are prepared to be fearless on the ball and have shown a real mental resilience. Others noted that it's not the first Fortnite dance Alli has ...

Luc Mbah a Moute joins Clippers on one-year deal

Carmelo Anthony #7 of the Oklahoma City Thunder looks on during the game against the Utah Jazz in Game Four of Round One of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 23, 2018 at vivint.SmartHome Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. Reports surfaced on July 6 tha...

Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams breezes past Evgeniya Rodina and into quarter-finals

Williams responded by raising the intensity level and began striking the ball with ferocious power to break Giorgi's serve for the first time on her way to levelling the match. She had never even got to the quarter-finals of a major tournament before...

France coach Deschamps: Giroud so critical to our system

After a poor outing against the United States of America in the final tune-up, Giroud, 31, did not start the opener against Australia, but when France struggled against the Socceroos, head coach Didier Deschamps brought on Giroud, who was involve...

Croatia’s latest ‘golden generation’ finally shining at World Cup

Belgium's golden generation are seen by many as the most talented generation Belgium has ever had . The two teams will play in Moscow to decide who makes the final on Sunday. England in the semifinal having won a knockout round game on penalties...

Croatia vs. England preview, time, how to watch

While England enjoyed a relatively stress-free 2-0 win over Sweden in the last eight, Croatia had to come through a gruelling extra time against hosts Russian Federation and then a penalty shootout. It's important that we do our best on the pit...

Sebastian Vettel wins British Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton settles for second

Meanwhile, Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene has taken a pop at Mercedes's Technical Director, James Allison, as tempers boiled over following a brilliant race at Silverstone , which was won by Sebastian Vettel . "I think we need to improve ou...

Millwall fans fundraise to fix ambulance damaged during World Cup celebrations

Police have identified one of the people photographed trashing an ambulance in London. They wrote: "We're delighted with the result, but this has put a big dampener on the celebrations for us: while our officer attended a call nearby, this auto wa...

What Giroud Has Said About Thierry Henry Coaching Belgium Is Brilliant

Hazard said that his country will find it hard to beat France if Chelsea teammate N'Golo Kante "is at his best" for Les Bleus . On Tuesday, he will represent the enemy. France and neighbours Belgium meet in Wednesday's semifinal at St Peter...

Russia's Sergei Ignashevich announces retirement after World Cup exit

While they have a case when it comes to political symbols and the like, this is merely a player remembering his friend who died. Here's a look at how you can watch the two World Cup semi-finals. " Thank you from the bottom of my soul - we love y...

Sebastian Vettel - Silly to suggest Kimi Raikkonen hit Lewis Hamilton on goal

Hamilton started on a high after a dazzling final lap on Saturday brought pole position. We chose to go for the track position, it was the right call in my view, and we wouldn't have won the race otherwise in my opinion. Mercedes and Ferrari's fi...

Thai cave rescue: 'D-day' for trapped boys

Having completed this section, the boys are then handed over to separate, specialist rescue teams, who help assist them through the remainder of the cave, much of which they can wade through. The worldwide effort to save the Thai boys and their soc...

Jurgen Klopp Says Loris Karius 100% Influenced by Concussion in UCL Final

It's really not important what the people say. I thought it was too late, you can not check that. Klopp went on to argue that Karius' mistakes could be explained by concussion, even though he did not want to use it as an excuse for Liverpool's ...

Mbappe, Hazard, Kane, Modric and the World Cup Ballon d'Or contenders

Thanks to a recent study , we now know exactly how much time he's spent on the ground during the 2018 World Cup: a whopping 14 minutes . Brazil entered the tournament as favourites but leave with their wait for a sixth World Cup crown still...

Wimbledon: Alexander Zverev and Simona Halep fall on another day of shocks

The 32-year-old Hsieh has progressed to the Wimbledon last-16 for the first time and will meet Dominika Cibulkova , who raced past 15th seed Elise Mertens of Belgium 6-2 6-2. Juan Martin del Potro made the last 16 for the first time in five years...

Zverev battles past Fritz into Wimbledon's 3rd round

The difference, reckoned Gulbis, came down to experience, because of the fact he is eight years older than the 21-year-old Zverev. I was very low energy. Whilst the Latvian does have a powerful first serve, his second is unreliable, so if he is force...

Spain appoint ex-Barcelona coach Luis Enrique as manager

As Barcelona coach Luis Enrique worked with Spain internationals Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets and Gerard Pique, as well as Andres Iniesta who has already announced his retirement from worldwide football. Luis Enrique has been on a sabbatical si...

Nearly 24 million people tuned in to watch England v Sweden

Sergeant Wayne Baker of West Yorkshire police tweeted that the behavior made him "anything but proud to be British". Nicholas Banks: "I am now hooked on the sheer excitement of this competition for the first time ever and love the team's can-do a...

And is now forecasting a Belgium-England final

A huge crowd of people at the FIFA Fan Fest on Vorobyovy Gory greeted the team with thunderous applause and loud chants " Rossiya " and " Spasibo " to mark the Sbornaya's remarkable accomplishments at the home World Cup . While Croatian players, w...

England beat Sweden to reach first World Cup semis in 28 years

Drinks can be seen hurled into the air as fans celebrated England's first goal. "I know the fans here are enjoying it", Kane said. "I was going to say if we go two penalty kicks we'll be fine, but I can't say that anymore can we", one Swedish...

Croatia Are Through To The Semi-Finals After A Penalty Shootout

Having slotted home the winning kick against Denmark in the last 16, Rakitic held his nerve to convert from the spot, with Mario Fernandes going from hero to villain by missing from 12 yards after his 115th-minute header had made it 2-2 deep into ext...

Vettel plays down neck concerns for British Grand Prix

I think it was the bump. Having been quickest in final practice, Hamilton found himself less than 0.1s adrift of Vettel after the first runs in Q3 as the championship leader held provisional pole position. Vettel admitted he nearly withdrew from ...

Bugs, 'lucky' foe send No. 2 seed Wozniacki out of Wimbledon

It's frustrating because I feel like I could have gone and done something really great here. . Then, she was beaten by Lucie Safarova , who she is drawn to meet next. When the court supervisor checked the grass for amounts of moisture, she signaled...

Barcelona to make revised bid for Willian after rejected opening offer

Willian took to Instagram to slam the Italian head coach and fuel speculation surrounding his future at the west London outfit. Former Barcelona midfielder and club legend, Xavi, recently opined on the club's new signing, Arthur Melo, and spoke ...

Defending champion Garbine Muguruza knocked out in second round

In the men's draw; Guido Pella , ranked No.39 in the world, beat Cilic in five sets after comfortably winning the first two sets 6-3 6-1. After Murguruza's exit the women's draw has been left wide open. He's good". In fact, as she returned from a ...

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Shubhankar Sharma four shots behind leader

Two-time tournament victor , Justin Thomas , is the 5/1 favourite to win the CIMB Classic, followed by another dual champion in Ryan Moore , who can be backed at 12/1 (six places...

Fight Wilder and fury could not take place

Talking exclusively to Express Sport, trainer Nelson revealed his belief in the young heavyweight, claiming Bakole would take on any of the "big three" in his next fight. Fury is h...

Jadon Sancho responds when asked about £100m Tottenham, Liverpool rumour

Preston North End loanee Lukas Nmecha is encouraged to see youth being given its chance in the England squad in the shape of Jadon Sancho and Mason Mount. "I knew about Theo Walc...

Henry to raid Arsenal for Kwame Ampadu

Reports out of France and England have stated that the Arsenal legend is the favorite to be named the new manager of Monaco , after the club on the French Riviera sacked manage...

Khabib meets Putin: Russian president congratulates UFC champ on ‘worthy’ victory

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has met Russian President Vladimir Putin, with the leader congratulating Nurmagomedov on his win over Conor McGregor - which Putin ...

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

The Giants could promote tackle Brian Mihalik from the practice squad to serve as an emergency swing tackle with center/guard Spencer Pulley serving as an extra lineman and jumbo...

Jay Ajayi: Eagles Playcalling vs. Vikings 'Doesn't Make Sense to Me'

But Wentz was called for intentional grounding and coach Doug Pederson elected not to let Jake Elliott try a 58-yarder. It can be as simple as not taking an 8-yard sack on firs...

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Kanye West loves - and hugs

Kanye West loves - and hugs

He told Trump he had stopped a potential war with North Korea. On Oct. 1, West - who prefers to be called "Ye" although no one calls him that that - also told TMZ he was going ...

Prison reform, Chicago violence on menu for Kanye-Trump White House lunch

Prison reform, Chicago violence on menu for Kanye-Trump White House lunch

When Mr. West stopped his monologue for a moment, the president commented, "I'll tell you what, that was pretty impressive". "That was quite something". "We are cheating on our c...

Trump's stunned silence as Kanye rants in White House

Trump's stunned silence as Kanye rants in White House

West also mentioned North Korea and said , to Trump , "You stopped the war". But West said many people told him the most important thing is to make sure to curb any stop-and-fris...

Fabinho insists he is adapting well at Liverpool

Fabinho insists he is adapting well at Liverpool

Before the start of the new Premier League season, everyone had their money on Manchester City to defend their league title. "But I've kept a positive mind, worked really har...

Kyrgios attracts more scrutiny from officials, says Woodbridge

Kyrgios attracts more scrutiny from officials, says Woodbridge

Kyrgios made no initial public comment after his defeat to qualifier Klahn, but has previously spoken of his intent to learn from Federer. During the second set, Dumusois was ove...

Manchester United under pressure due to poor form - Fred

Both players were seen as leaders within the dressing room. France and Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has told AFP in an interview that his worldwide teammates gi...

Jadeja hits debut ton as India declare on record 649-9

Jadeja hits debut ton as India declare on record 649-9

Reacting to the comparisons and frenzy, Indian captain Virat Kohli on the eve of second Test said "I don't think he should be rushed into anything yet because you need to give ...

Majorca Floods: Two Brits Reported Dead After Heavy Rain Sweeps Island

Majorca Floods: Two Brits Reported Dead After Heavy Rain Sweeps Island

The UK's Foreign Office said it was "urgently seeking updates" from Spanish authorities, according to the BBC , amidst fears of additional casualties among British nationals. Sp...

Steelers' Antonio Brown faces two lawsuits in Florida

Steelers' Antonio Brown faces two lawsuits in Florida

Through the course of their investigation, police determined Brown had become angered and started throwing things in the apartment and off the balcony on the 14th floor . A glass ...