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Superfan spreading soccer spirit ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup Superfan spreading soccer spirit ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup
- June 13, 2018

As well as the relative strength of both teams involved, less importance will be given to friendly games when determining the rankings, while more will be given to the major tournaments. In the 1990s, Williams was a part of the pop group "Take That". Williams said he was "happy and excited" about the "unique performance" in front of 80,000 fans and many millions all over the world and that it was a boyhood dream. (more...)
Manchester United hope to sign Toby Alderweireld within days Manchester United hope to sign Toby Alderweireld within days
- June 13, 2018

This is a report from Skysports , who claim that his work permit application is being processed as expected and could be concluded before the end of the week. The former Real Madrid manager is understood to be keen on wrapping up any transfer deals ahead of the highly anticipated competition due to how hard it is to sign players when matches begin. (more...)
Atletico Madrid reach agreement with Monaco to sign Thomas Lemar Atletico Madrid reach agreement with Monaco to sign Thomas Lemar
- June 13, 2018

Griezmann insists he is made a decision on his club future but has refused to reveal if he will remain with Atletico next season. After announcing a press conference for Tuesday afternoon, it seemed that he was set to announce where he will play next season, only to opt against it. (more...)
Argentina’s Pitana to ref World Cup opener Argentina’s Pitana to ref World Cup opener
- June 13, 2018

The event, kicking off June 14 , will take place in various cities across Russian Federation, from Moscow to St. Petersburg to Sochi. "The opening match is always a very symbolic one - it is that instant when you realise that the big moment you, as a player or fan, have been waiting for for four years has finally arrived", he said . (more...)
Austria 0 Brazil 3: Jesus, Neymar, Coutinho on target Austria 0 Brazil 3: Jesus, Neymar, Coutinho on target
- June 13, 2018

In a friendly against Austria , Neymar started and scored Brazil's second goal, leaving a defender on his behind with a lovely move before nutmegging the goalkeeper. Similar fouls were committed by Florian Grillitsch in the 35th and Sebatian Proedl in the 53rd. The Brazilian squad will hold a public training on June 12. (more...)
Justify Captures Triple Crown With Belmont Stakes Win Justify Captures Triple Crown With Belmont Stakes Win
- June 13, 2018

Despite a deal for his breeding rights worth a reported $75 million, the connections of Triple Crown victor Justify plan to continue racing him through the end of this year, they said Sunday. He earned $800,000 for winning the Belmont, boosting his career total to nearly $3.8 million. Smith will be aboard Justify in the colt's bid to become racing's 13th Triple Crown victor. (more...)
The Raptors Have Found Their Next Head Coach
- June 13, 2018

Toronto was rumored to desire former Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer, but Bud signed on to coach Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks. The terms of the deal were not announced yet. He also won two rings at the minor-league level. After a stint as an assistant for the Dallas Mavericks, Casey took over as Raptors' coach from Jay Triano to start the 2011-12 season. (more...)
Justify wins the Belmont Stakes and completes the Triple Crown Justify wins the Belmont Stakes and completes the Triple Crown
- June 13, 2018

Justify , who cross the finish 1¾ lengths in front of 24-1 longshot and Keeneland sales graduate Gronkowski , is the 20 Belmont victor produced by Keeneland sales. The Kentucky Derby is run annually on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. He captured the first in 2:28.18. He was managed so well by Bob and his staff. (more...)
Max Verstappen sweeps Friday F1 practice in Montreal Max Verstappen sweeps Friday F1 practice in Montreal
- June 13, 2018

Verstappen, who started from the rear of the grid at the Monaco Grand Prix after a crash in final practice, offered the promise of something much better in Montreal , taking full advantage of an upgraded power unit to put down two polished performances on the 2.7 mile (4.34 km) sun-splashed Circuit Gilles Villeneuve . (more...)
NewsAlert: Nadal beats Thiem in straight sets for 11th French Open title NewsAlert: Nadal beats Thiem in straight sets for 11th French Open title
- June 12, 2018

The Romanian broke at the start of the second set and then held for 6-3 as Kerber dropped her serve again in the ninth game. "I was not able to move the hand, the finger", Nadal said. "I was 11 years old, watching in the TV and honestly never expected that one day I'd play the finals here". His opponent Friday will be Juan Martin del Potro , who got choked up after waiting almost a decade to return to the final four in Paris - and dealing with three wrist operations in the interim. (more...)
Real Madrid announce Spain coach Lopetegui as Zidane replacement
- June 12, 2018

That's according to Spanish football expert Guillem Balague who admits he was surprised by the news. Lopetegui is a big fan of De Gea and will likely start the 27-year-old in all of Spain's games in Russian Federation this summer. With Spain , he has won 14 and drawn six since succeeding Vicente del Bosque in 2016. While it remains to be seen how Lopetegui's decision will affect his team and the players in the build-up to the competition, the timing of the announcement means that ... (more...)
Dost to leave Sporting CP on a free Dost to leave Sporting CP on a free
- June 12, 2018

Following so numerous club's players indicating their intention to leave, De Carvalho said: "We will resign if the athletes write a letter to Sporting saying, firstly, that if this management quits they will reverse their terminations and play for Sporting". (more...)
Warriors GM Myers will give Durant new deal he wants Warriors GM Myers will give Durant new deal he wants
- June 12, 2018

While Durant isn't planning to leave the Warriors any time soon, James could depart from the Cavaliers for a second time when free agency begins next month. Brook Lopez - a second-unit 3-and-D 7-footer. Ed Davis - a rebounding machine that has tormented the Warriors as a member of the Blazers in recent years. (more...)
Sachin Tendulkar wants more opportunities for minnows after Scotland win Sachin Tendulkar wants more opportunities for minnows after Scotland win
- June 12, 2018

And Bairstow agreed that facing an Australia side going through an uncertain period following the suspension of star players Steve Smith and David Warner and a change of leadership under new coach Justin Lanager could present new problems. (more...)
Top Rank on ESPN+: Crawford vs. Horn Results Top Rank on ESPN+: Crawford vs. Horn Results
- June 12, 2018

I was way stronger than him. Ditto for the also undefeated but rarely seen in the ring, Keith Thurman , though I suspect Crawford would be a heavy favorite in that matchup. Horn's defence was just too porous. Jeff Horn came within 227g of losing his world title. "We went by those and had a margin of error and we get down here and they apparently underweight". (more...)
Real Madrid delay decision on Man United target’s future
- June 12, 2018

But with three days before Spain's World Cup opener against Portugal in Sochi, Madrid announced that the Basque tactician will leave that position after agreeing a three-year contract with the La Liga giants. "It has taken about two weeks, but it's a recognised name, they know what he's bringing, and I do think the fans will be happy". This marks a return to club football for the Asteasu, Spain native, who took over La Roja following the retirement of Vicente del Bosque after ... (more...)
Egypt demands Federation Internationale de Football Association give state TV World Cup rights Egypt demands Federation Internationale de Football Association give state TV World Cup rights
- June 12, 2018

Salah, who has declared himself fit for the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer following his shoulder injury, has been vocal on his Reds future, with the attacker revealing he's happy at Anfield. "We will not pressure Mohamed". "We have been following the case since his injury in the final of Champions League". At the end, he is our son, ' Leheita said. (more...)
Brazilian great Bueno dies aged 78
- June 12, 2018

She successfully defended her Wimbledon crown the following year and claimed back-to-back U.S. Nationals titles in 1963-64. But she rated the 1959 Wimbledon singles title as her greatest career achievement. She was ranked No. 1 in the world in 1959, 1960, 1964 and 1966. More recently, she was contributing to Brazilian television at Wimbledon, the U.S. Open and other major tennis events. (more...)
David de Gea wants Spain's PM to offer public apology David de Gea wants Spain's PM to offer public apology
- June 12, 2018

He would reportedly take some convincing to make the move to Atletico's city rivals but Ramos is said to believe the deal is worth the hassle. De Gea, though, says he is focused only on his national team commitments with Spain as Julen Lopetegui looks to guide La Roja to a second World Cup trophy. (more...)
Spain boss Lopetegui to take Real reins after World Cup
- June 12, 2018

Lopetegui is in Russian Federation with the Spain squad, where he will oversee their challenge but will then leave his post with the national team and take over at the Santiago Bernabeu, per Marca . Spain are the only team in Russian Federation who have remained undefeated from Euro 2016 to the World Cup. A trusted youth coach, he has also managed Spain at Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, though he failed to win any silverware at FC Porto and was sacked. (more...)
Deontay Wilder Agrees To Terms For Massive Anthony Joshua Fight Deontay Wilder Agrees To Terms For Massive Anthony Joshua Fight
- June 12, 2018

ESPN's Dan Rafael later quoted Shelly Finkel, Wilder's co-manager, as saying that the Wilder camp had agreed to terms with Joshua manager Eddie Hearn on a fight in the United Kingdom this fall, possibly as early as mid-September. 'The $50M offer for Joshua to fight me next in the U.S.is still available to him if he wants it. Wilder offered up these comments as he confirmed he had agreed a deal to fight in the UK: "The $50m (£37m) offer for him to fight me in the United States is still ... (more...)
Denver Nuggets: Three trades to bring Kyrie Irving to Denver Denver Nuggets: Three trades to bring Kyrie Irving to Denver
- June 12, 2018

And the time will be right in 2019 when he can opt out and become an unrestricted free agent. LeBron James next team: Where could the National Basketball Association superstar go next? Throw in a healthy Hayward to a rotation with Kevin Love , who averaged 17.6 points and 9.3 rebounds this season while shooting 41.5 percent from three-point range, and you have yourself a solid core that can challenge for 50 wins in the Eastern Conference. (more...)
Real Madrid to bid £150m for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic? Real Madrid to bid £150m for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic?
- June 12, 2018

According to the same article, Real Madrid are prepared to better Lazio's demands in order to stave off Manchester United's interest in the highly-rated midfielder. Powerful in the air and composed on the ball, the 23-year-old likes to get forward. Madrid, who are currently in the process of looking for a new coach following the departure of Zinedine Zidane , recently claimed a record third consecutive Champions League title and are now thought to be looking to reshape their squad ... (more...)
Michael Owen has predicted the victor of the 2018 World Cup
- June 12, 2018

Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on the web, and at your doorstep. Jesus opened the scoring nine minutes before the break when he curled in from an angle after Marcelo's shot deflected into his path. Barcelona midfielder Coutinho added the third goal shortly afterwards. Jesus may be only 23, but his precocious talent and attacking instincts will give even the seasoned strikers a hefty run for their money. (more...)
Harry Kane says England will be 'aggressive and brave' at World Cup Harry Kane says England will be 'aggressive and brave' at World Cup
- June 12, 2018

England's Football Association has set manager Gareth Southgate a target of reaching the World Cup quarter-finals in Russian Federation "as a real sign of progress" even though they have not won a knockout game at the tournament for 12 years. (more...)
'Drogba told me to break Premier League record' - Mohamed Salah
- June 12, 2018

It's Egypt first World Cup since 1990. In regards to Russia's coach taunt on the Egyptian national team which was circulated on social media, Leheita said, "The Pharaohs have taken one approach the past three years, which is focusing on their work without responding to side comments. (more...)
An Angry Ronaldo Refuses to Renew Contract With Real Madrid An Angry Ronaldo Refuses to Renew Contract With Real Madrid
- June 12, 2018

According to the same story, Juventus are keen on adding Ronaldo to their squad and have good ties with Real Madrid . A new contract with his current employers is thought to be on the rocks, largely due to club president Florentino Perez refusing to honour promises made to the player and his representatives. (more...)
Nigeria arrive in Russian Federation for 2018 Fifa World Cup Nigeria arrive in Russian Federation for 2018 Fifa World Cup
- June 12, 2018

The Super Eagles - the first African team to qualify for the 21st World Cup, will be making their sixth appearance on the global scene and have been zoned in Group D alongside Argentina, Iceland and Croatia. Nigeria have already gone and wrapped up this World Cup on style points, and at an absolute canter. Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has rejected speculations that he and his coaching staff would fake an injury on Onazi Ogenyi, so he can be left out of the team. (more...)
Justify wins Triple Crown with victory at Belmont Justify wins Triple Crown with victory at Belmont
- June 12, 2018

With Justify's victory, Bob Baffert became the second trainer to win the Triple Crown twice. Justify finished first in the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday and in the process became only the 13th horse in history to win the Triple Crown. (more...)
Luka Doncic staying in 2018 National Basketball Association draft
- June 12, 2018

Bamba was slipping to No. 8 or even past 8 a few months ago. But, with a three-quarters court sprint faster than Russell Westerbork and an eight-foot wingspan, he's suddenly jumped into contention for a top-three pick. Doncic would give the franchise a foundation and perhaps more of a "sure thing" than their two lottery picks could provide. Doncic had the option to remove his name from the draft's early-entry list by informing the National Basketball Association league office by Monday's 5 ... (more...)

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