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Trump Sets Notably Low Bar for Putin Summit

Trump told CBS News that he's going into the Helsinki summit with "low expectations". "I'm not going with high expectations". Russia's constitution forbids the extradition of its own citizens. The Monday meeting could be a tricky one for Trump aft...

Luke Shaw determined to win over Man United boss Jose Mourinho

The BBC reported that Sanchez, who was training with United last week after a summer break without any World Cup action, was working with his lawyers to secure entry to the U.S. The additions of Brazilian midfielder Fred, young full-back Diogo Da...

Conor McGregor praises Vladimir Putin after World Cup final

Conor McGregor's recent high praise of Vladimir Putin has proven the old adage, "politics makes unusual bedfellows", true. Irishman posted a video of him traveling to and arriving in Russia, referring: " My Russian compound is taking shape ".

Mbappe: Don't compare me to Pele!

It would be disrespectful to suggest that France superstar Kylian Mbappe has the potential to be one of the best in the world - he's already up there. "When a player is extremely quick and the opposition leaves him space, of course he is going to...

Pennsylvania Company Makes Custom Bats For Rhys Hoskins For Home Run Derby

Schwarber had earned a 30-second bonus in his second-round match by hitting at least two home runs of at least 440 feet, but he didn't need it as he passed Hoskins with his final swing in regulation time . During Schwarber's final round, the ESPN br...

England v India: James Vince called up for deciding ODI

We knew we needed to get better. Last year, England stumbled in the semi-final of the Champions Trophy , when they were beaten by Pakistan in Cardiff, having progressed out of their group unbeaten. While England's Joe Root found it "surprisi...

"The tour de France to 2018": Groenewegen won the seventh stage

Four-time victor Chris Froome remained over a minute behind Van Avermaet, a support rider for BMC leading hope Richie Porte. Porte had improved his position to 10th place in this year's race after the eighth stage, 57 seconds behind yellow jersey...

Unai Emery ready to sell SIX first-team stars

And I want him to relax good, and I want when he comes back with us, to start good with a good mentality. I know Iwobi, Elneny and Mesut Ozil. Arsenal are in talks with Sevilla about signing Steven Nzonzi but the Gunners will likely have to sell ...

Transfer roundup: Daley Blind set to leave Manchester United for Ajax

Speculation had been rife over the weekend that the versatile Dutch global was set to complete a return to the Eredivisie side, and Man United have now confirmed this to be the case. Blind is expected to sign a contract with Ajax that will run unti...

No plans to bid for Neymar say Real Madrid

Finally, the man from Madeira wanted to thank Juve supporters and in particular those who applauded his overhead kick goal against their team in the Champions League. "On the night of the final I still had not decided", he explained. "I hope I can he...

President Macron dabs with French players

Alongside Antoine Griezmann, voted man of the match in Sunday's final in Moscow, in attack, with Paul Pogba in the midfield engine room and the powerful Samuel Umtiti and Raphael Varane in defence, France have a firm foundation to build on.

Celebration as France lifts the trophy

Add to that the fact that this could be a last World Cup for many of these fantastic players and everyone wants to do something great with this group. Russian Federation had its first-ever edition of the FIFA World Cup from June 14 to July 15. "I...

Amir of Qatar & President of France talk during World Cup Final

Very happy. It was a hard match. The majority of the fans were naturally from France and Croatia, the two outstanding teams of the competition, but there was also a heavy presence of neutrals and fans of the handsome game who attended the final for...

A Look at How France Clinched Its Third World Cup Final Appearance

Mbappe once again impressed, but it was Barcelona central defender Umtiti who produced the decisive moment when he nodded home a corner from Griezmann after 51 minutes, with the help of a touch off Marouane Fellaini . Against five-time champions B...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang full of praise for Unai Emery

Mesut is on holiday and I want him to be calm, then when he comes back to start hard'. Emery considered the suggestion that Özil's inconsistency can be an issue for Arsenal , but his response was to query whether any of Arsenal's players managed t...

Sagan wins 5th stage to consolidate points lead

Great French hope Romain Bardet (Ag2r) and last year's Giro d'Italia victor Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) were the biggest losers among the overall favourites, losing 31 seconds and 53 seconds respectively. And it is his riders who have been cast as the ...

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

Some England soccer fans sobbed while others looked to the future with confidence after their once improbable dreams of a first World Cup final in more than 50 years were dashed by Croatia on Wednesday. "It's always there every time we wear the shirt...

Napoli threatened Jorginho with ultimatum if he chose Manchester City

Sarri was not deterred by the lack of Champions League football next season, however, and intends to get the Blues straight back into Europe's elite club competition. Chelsea have completed the signing of Italy global Jorginho from Napoli . J...

Journey to 2022: FIFA President meets leadership of Qatar's Supreme Committee

The tournament will end later on Sunday with a final match between France and Croatia . Infantino told Russian president Vladimir Putin in a meeting at the Kremlin last week that the world "fell in love with Russia", over the past four weeks.

England come up short against Belgium in third and fourth playoff

Another cabinet displays the original kits from teams during the nation's tumultuous history, from its period as part of the Austro-Hungarian empire, through World War II, to Yugoslavia and now modern-day independent Croatia . They didn't put me u...

Luka Modric Wins Golden Ball

The question was about "how this war forged the spirit of yourself and of the team". He replied by saying "I don't like to go back to these things". The 32-year-old Modric was a child when his grandfather was killed and his family forced from its h...

France versus Croatia: The battle of the economies

France's progression tomorrow's World Cup final, where they face Croatia as they target a second title to add to their victory on home soil in 1998, has included arguably the tournament's most boring and most exciting matches. "We are a very tig...

Huge VAR controversy as France score World Cup final penalty

Earlier in the tournament, Mbappe scored twice in the 4-3 victory over Argentina in the round of 16 and the only goal in the 1-0 group-stage victory over Peru. Denis Cheryshev's curling shot for Russian Federation against Croatia and Benjamin Pavar...

Croatia Sacks Coach Ahead of Semi Final Clash with England

Croatia mainstay Lovren raised eyebrows during the week when he claimed he deserves to be considered among the game's finest in his position. "I would say we have good mothers and fathers, they are making good love I would say", he joked.

Pacquiao KOs Matthysse in 7th, wins back world title

Pacquiao rolled back the years with a devastating display, initially knocking down his Argentinean opponent in the third round at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur. "We dictated the pace". I would like to congratulate Senator Manny Pacquiao for givi...

Firdose Moonda: Did overthinking Sri Lanka's spin tricks hurt South Africa?

The dismal performance came a day after they were bowled out for just 126, which had been their previous lowest Test innings in Sri Lanka . South African captain Faf Du Plessis rued his side's failure to seize the big moments after they succumbe...

Who will win the World Cup?

The French coach is just one win away from following in the footsteps of Brazil's Mario Zagallo and Germany's Franz Beckenbauer, who also won the World Cup as player and coach. "He deserves all the credit", said captain Hugo Lloris after the semi-f...

Djokovic seeks rest and calm before final against Anderson

Brian Norton was the last South African man to reach the final in 1921. Because of the marathon match between John Isner and Kevin Anderson earlier in the day, Djokovic and Nadal got off to a late start. Djokovic had two break points when Nada...

Yankees Need To Stay Away From Machado

If someone increases their offer though, it now seem like they will not hesitate to deal him beforehand. That big shoe, of course, is Orioles superstar shortstop Manny Machado . The Dodgers could put Machado at short to replace the injured Corey ...

Maurizio Sarri appointed Chelseas new manager

Chelsea have since sacked manager Antonio Conte and appointed former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri , with Jorginho becoming his first signing. Conte brought a Premier League title to Chelsea , before a disappointing season that saw the Blues fa...

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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 ...