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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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Djokovic stunned by Greek teen Tsitsipas in Toronto

Djokovic, a four-time Rogers Cup champion, faded in the decisive set against the flashy 19-year-old, who played with poise and power on a warm, breezy afternoon at Aviva Centre o...

Ramsey and Monreal in Emirates training session ahead of Man City clash

Emery faced Pep Guardiola regularly when they were in charge of Valencia and Barcelona respectively. We also need time, but now I am happy because I think the players are improvi...

Liverpool have improved but need to be more clinical, Klopp says

The Reds have been keeping a really high line in their warm-up matches and teams have been getting in behind on occasion so the Austrian could benefit. Myself and many others bel...

Huddersfield 0-3 Chelsea: Premier League highlights and recap

Sarri started Eden Hazard on the bench against the Terriers but the Belgian proved vast after coming on late in the second half as he set Pedro up with the Blues' third goal . ...

Sarri's Chelsea too good for Huddersfield

Here are the winners and losers from the match. Chelsea fans should not expect Kepa Arrizabalaga to be at the level of Thibaut Courtois straightaway, says Blues boss Mau...

English club Leicester City transfer Turkish defender

Liverpool first broke the transfer record by bringing in Alisson Becker from AS Roma, but Chelsea chose to go one step better by signing young Athletic Bilbao shot-stopper Ke...

Bairstow & Woakes put England in strong position at Lord’s

The all-rounder shared a sixth-wicket stand of 189 with Jonny Bairstow, who fell seven short of a hundred of his own, to help England to 357-6, a lead of 250, when bad light brou...

Anderson takes five as India 107 all out at stumps

After the entire first day was lost to rain, further wet conditions forced a delayed start with England captain Joe Root eventually winning the toss and putting India in to bat...

Koepka leads PGA Championship after third round

Woods, searching for a first major win since the 2008 US Open, moved into contention after a blistering front nine which contained five birdies and one bogey. "I know he's a little...

Tiger Woods battles inflammation ‘everywhere’ this week at PGA Championship

I've done a lot of good things. It is the third career major start for Suri, who also played in the 2017 and 2018 Open Championships. "It's something you have to sort of ease thr...

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Pogba scores as Man United wins Premier League opener

Pogba scores as Man United wins Premier League opener

We have big and multi-functional coaching staffs, and I think we are more the head coach than the manager. The two-time Champions League victor added: "At this point I'd just ...

Jose Mourinho 'desperate' for strong Manchester United start

Jose Mourinho 'desperate' for strong Manchester United start

Manchester United need to sign two more players before the window slams shut, according to Wayne Rooney. "Maybe on the next game I leave it to Alexis". "It's the best feeling I ha...

Chelsea midfielder close to joining AC Milan

Chelsea midfielder close to joining AC Milan

Milan can not pay a fee for Bakayoko this summer due to Financial Fair Play restrictions but have proposed a loan deal. The Blues have been relatively quiet in the transfer wind...

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United left in a hard position'

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United left in a hard position'

Leicester, meanwhile, enter the season hoping that Algerian signing Rachid Ghezzal proves an adequate replacement for Riyad Mahrez , but they have retained a strong spine to their...

Jose Mourinho: I'm now a coach, not a manager

Jose Mourinho: I'm now a coach, not a manager

United finished second in the Premier League last season but ended up a massive 19 points behind champions and big rivals Manchester City. "A good match. People criticise him a...

Everton sign Barça's Mina and Gomes, Shakhtar's Bernard

Everton sign Barça's Mina and Gomes, Shakhtar's Bernard

Everton's season-long loan deal for Portugal's Gomes will see them pay 2.25 million euros (RM10.6 million) and the player's wages. This is a great opportunity for me and I am look...

Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

Guice had first-round talent entering the National Football League draft process, but slid due to character concerns stemming from an alleged incident during his visit with the ...

Arsenal coach Unai Emery: Stan Kroenke takeover of club is 'positive'

Arsenal coach Unai Emery: Stan Kroenke takeover of club is 'positive'

Laurent Koscielny is our only other major absentee as the French centre-back continues to recover from surgery on an Achilles injury that he suffered towards the back end of last ...

Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago

Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago

And it wasn't just a simple "yes" reply from Pele. He decided to make a prediction ahead of the big kick-off. He replied: "It's the start of the @PremierLeague today". "The pla...