Indifferent Russia comes alive after Saudi romp

Two hours ahead of the opening match at the World Cup tent built here in Jeddah on King Road on 20,000 square meters, around 600 fans filled the huge tent and began cheering and applauding their Saudi team as the game got under way. Saudi Arabia ar... More..

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Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 with own goal and penalty
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 with own goal and penalty

Croatia's forward Mario Mandzukic (L) vies with Nigeria's midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Croatia and Nigeria at the Kaliningrad Stad...More..

Celtics, Kawhi Leonard could have mutual interest
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Celtics, Kawhi Leonard could have mutual interest

Leonard, 26, played in just nine games this season after battling a right quadricep injury. A source with the Spurs told ESPN that Leonard hasn't asked them for a trade. If the Spurs are presented with tw...More..

India bat in Afghanistan's debut test
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

India bat in Afghanistan's debut test

India had scored 200 for the loss of just one wicket in the early afternoon. But the home side have to be a little conscious that they don't slip on a potential banana skin as they come into the game without...More..

by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Phil Mickelson loses the plot at US Open after putt goes wrong

Open at Shinnecock. Mickelson was penalized two shots and posted a 10, but the trouble it caused - some people called for Mickelson to be disqualified - far exceeded the score. He carded a 10 on the hole for a ...More..

#WC2018: Uruguay strike late to beat Egypt as Salah sits out match
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

#WC2018: Uruguay strike late to beat Egypt as Salah sits out match

The Pharaohs performed admirably in their first World Cup match in almost 30 years, especially considering that their star player, Mohamed Salah , failed to enter the game. Egypt coach Hector Cuper said: ...More..

Maradona says Mexico does not deserve to host World Cup
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Maradona says Mexico does not deserve to host World Cup

The Argentines lost the 2014 final to Germany 1-0 in extra time. Britain's Daily Star came up with a report late last month saying that England's football fans were gearing up for something in Russian Fed...More..

Hector Cuper: 'I couldn't risk using Mohamed Salah against Uruguay'
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Hector Cuper: 'I couldn't risk using Mohamed Salah against Uruguay'

They actually advanced to the semifinals in the 2010 World Cup. What: Egypt will play Uruguay in a Group A game at the 2018 FIFA World Cup . Including a devastated Salah, who looked on the verge of t...More..

Where to watch the World Cup in Los Angeles
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Where to watch the World Cup in Los Angeles

The World Cup will go from a 32-team tournament to 48, however the victor will play the same amount of games (7) as they do now. U.S. will host 60 of the 80 matches in 2026 with the remaining shared between the...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

A glance at 1st round of US Open

DJ won't be trying to do anything different over the weekend to what he has done so far, which is to keep hitting fairways and getting it on the greens. That all but ensured he would miss the cut for the fifth ...More..

Manchester City start defence of title against Arsenal
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Manchester City start defence of title against Arsenal

Tottenham played all their home games at Wembley last season while their new 62,000-seater stadium was being constructed but work is still ongoing and the club has sought permission to return to the national s...More..

Queiroz calls for fairness after Iran beat Morocco
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Queiroz calls for fairness after Iran beat Morocco

Well, that's exactly what happened Friday, the second day of World Cup play. Iran coach Carlos Queiroz pleaded for equal treatment after his side overcame difficulties posed by cancelled friendlies and Ni...More..

Antoine Griezmann chooses Atletico Madrid stay over Barcelona transfer
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Antoine Griezmann chooses Atletico Madrid stay over Barcelona transfer

Spanish time (3:15 p.m. ET). Griezmann has remained coy about his future in recent weeks, but now, in a sensational TV programme in Spain named 'La Decision' , he has announced that he will be staying at the...More..

Raptors to name Nurse head coach
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Raptors to name Nurse head coach

Casey was sacked after the Raptors were swept out of the second round of this year's playoffs by Cleveland. Nurse will be replacing his former boss, Dwane Casey - under whom he spent the past five seasons as a ...More..

Robbie Williams serenades fans before 1st match between Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Robbie Williams serenades fans before 1st match between Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia

Speaking to RT, former Chelsea and AC Milan defender Desailly said the enthusiasm in Russian Federation as it prepares it to host its first-ever World Cup is evidence that the nation is well and truly in lo...More..

World Cup choices by the man in the street
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

World Cup choices by the man in the street

The Seleccion looked unlikely to qualify for a 13th consecutive World Cup finals, after the Barcelona star man initially announced his worldwide retirement in 2016. "He has extraordinary players and a coach...More..

NCAA changes redshirt rule eligibility
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

NCAA changes redshirt rule eligibility

According to the ACC's proposal: "The current rule often places coaches in a hard position to decide whether to play a student-athlete in a limited amount of competition or to preserve the student-athlete's sea...More..

Arsenal And Chelsea To Meet At Aviva Stadium In August
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Arsenal And Chelsea To Meet At Aviva Stadium In August

The final round of Premier League fixtures , scheduled for May 12, will see Manchester City away to Brighton, while Manchester United and Liverpool are at home to Cardiff and Wolves respectively. The ope...More..

Rubiales: There's no mutiny after Spain's Lopetegui sacking
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Rubiales: There's no mutiny after Spain's Lopetegui sacking

Fernando Hierro, Spain's sporting director , will step in as manager at the eleventh hour. Members of the Spain squad, led by Los Blancos skipper Sergio Ramos , eventually failed in their bid to keep the...More..

Halep to face Stephens for title as Nadal sweeps into semifinals
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Halep to face Stephens for title as Nadal sweeps into semifinals

Nadal‚ a 16-time Grand Slam champion‚ claimed his 85th win in Paris against just two losses after weathering a big-hitting opening from 2009 US Open victor Del Potro to win 6-4‚ 6-1‚ 6-2. Truth is, there we...More..

Mo Salah provides boost for Egyptians ahead of their World Cup opener
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Mo Salah provides boost for Egyptians ahead of their World Cup opener

While Salah has talked up his hopes of starting against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg, Ehab Lehita, the Egyptian FA's managing director, said: "We're keeping an eye on the situation day by day". "I can not say wha...More..

Atlético agree deal to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Atlético agree deal to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco

Some heartwarming footage has emerged of a young Antoine Griezmann meeting his France heroes back in 1998. France travel to the World Cup on the back of a surprising 1-1 draw with the United States of Ame...More..

Kevin Durant wants to stay with the Warriors
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Kevin Durant wants to stay with the Warriors

Warriors forward Kevin Durant has made it clear he plans to opt out of his current contract this summer. Right from the beginning, he was trolling just with his T-shirt , which poked fun at LeBron James ,...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Firmino tees one up as Brazil beat Austria

Brazil are certainly one of the top contenders for the title with a team filled with pace and quality. "I don't know Neymar's limits", Brazil coach Tite said. As the squad trained in the blistering hea...More..

Cristiano Ronaldo and the never ending saga
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo and the never ending saga

Speaking on Monday at Portugal's World Cup team base camp on the outskirts of Moscow, Fernandes said: "I have nothing negative to say about Cristiano, he looks focused and doesn't look at all anxious about ...More..