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Robbie Williams to perform at star-studded opening ceremony Robbie Williams to perform at star-studded opening ceremony
- June 14, 2018

Read on for all the details on what time it airs, who is performing at the event, what channel to watch and more information below. "After a long journey, the fourth edition of the Trophy Tour concluded in Russia's capital Moscow, the same city where the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino launched this remarkable tour nearly nine months ago at Luzhniki Stadium", said FIFA Chief Commercial Officer Philippe Le Floc'h. (more...)
Sadio Mane 'happy' at Liverpool amid Real Madrid rumours Sadio Mane 'happy' at Liverpool amid Real Madrid rumours
- June 14, 2018

Liverpool lost to Real Madrid 3-1 in the Champions League final last month as the Reds ended the season without a single piece of silverware. Mané caused Real Madrid a lot of problems against Real Madrid in the Champions League final, taking on the burden of leading the attack after Salah went off injured and scoring Liverpool's only goal of the game. (more...)
And Friday... Lopetegui against Ronaldo: What's his opinion of the Portuguese?
- June 14, 2018

What does Lopetegui think of Ronaldo? Messi will be 35 by the time the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar get underway; Ronaldo will be nearly 38. He did, however, manage to win the European Championships with Portugal two years ago. "Cristiano wins you matches and we have to take care of him, but Portugal also has great players, he is the current European champion and we have to do things well if we want to win the match", said Koke after the training of Julen Lopetegui's players. (more...)
Real Madrid step up their bid to sign Alisson Real Madrid step up their bid to sign Alisson
- June 14, 2018

The Brazilian shot stopper, who is valued at around £61million, kept 17 clean sheets for Roma in Serie A last season. He will start the World Cup as Brazil's number one ahead of Manchester City's Ederson. "The truth is that I left everything in the hands of my agent". The Brazil goalkeeper has been the subject of intense transfer speculation in the lead up to the World Cup. (more...)
Spurs rumor: Gregg Popovich may not coach past 2020 Spurs rumor: Gregg Popovich may not coach past 2020
- June 14, 2018

The 26 year-old two-way force is eligible to sign a hefty max contract worth more than $200 million this summer. The superstar played in only nine games this season as he recovered from a quadriceps injury, and his relationship with the franchise was clearly strained-so much so that league experts have speculated his time with San Antonio could be up. (more...)
Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal
- June 14, 2018

And he will face a baptism of fire in his very first game in charge, with none other than champions Manchester City up first at home on the opening day of 2018/19. During the opening six fixtures, City are due to play all three promoted teams, handing Guardiola's men the ideal opportunity to make another strong start to the season. (more...)
Rafael Nadal, the King of Clay, Wins His 11th French Open Title Rafael Nadal, the King of Clay, Wins His 11th French Open Title
- June 14, 2018

It was important because Dominic is a very aggressive player. In a 10-minute second game of the second set, Thiem suffered more trauma. The semifinals of the French Open was a different scenario. Amazing! One of the best sportsman of all times . World number one Nadal won his 17th major by lifting his 11th French Open title on Sunday, beating seventh seed Dominic Thiem 6-4 6-3 6-2. (more...)
World Cup Coming To North America, But Chicago Won’t Host Games World Cup Coming To North America, But Chicago Won’t Host Games
- June 14, 2018

The 2026 World Cup will look a whole lot different from previous iterations of the tournament, thanks to the fact that it will be hosted by three countries - the United States, Mexico and Canada - and expanded to 48 teams for the first time. (more...)
England fans fume at Eddie Jones after witnessing South Africa collapse England fans fume at Eddie Jones after witnessing South Africa collapse
- June 14, 2018

Saracens' Maro Itoje and Leicester Tigers' Jonny May both scored tries late on but South Africa managed to hold on and complete an wonderful turnaround. England's Mike Brown scores a try during the first test against South Africa , at Ellis Park in Johannesburg . From George Ford's poor kicking to Maro Itoje's concession of too many penalties to Elliot Daly's kick out over the end line, and the forwards' inability to get any sort of foothold, the Red Rose wilted as the game progressed. (more...)
Here are the cities that will be hosting the 2026 World Cup
- June 14, 2018

He said that expectations for a second World Cup on African soil had been brought to a momentary halt. The regional bid proved more appealing this time and the North Americans even collected 11 votes from Africa. "Congratulations - a great deal of hard work!" But which cities and stadiums will host games at the tournament is still being determined. Los Angeles is practically a lock to be a World Cup host city, and while the Inglewood stadium will be newer, the 92,000-seat Rose Bowl ... (more...)
India v/s Afghanistan Test match India v/s Afghanistan Test match
- June 14, 2018

In a tweet, PM Modi wrote, "I congratulate the people of Afghanistan as their cricket team plays their first worldwide test match". We know they're a decent team, with (good) bowlers. On the eve of the historic match, Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai said his team faced sky-high expectations at home. Ashwin and Jadeja both played crucial roles in India's stunning come-from-behind victory against Australia here in March 2017, and the temptation will be overwhelming to add Kuldeep's ... (more...)
Anthony Martial wants to leave Man Utd Anthony Martial wants to leave Man Utd
- June 14, 2018

Anthony Martial hasn't started many games for Manchester United under Jose Mourinho but there's no questioning his potential. "After thinking about all the factors and possibilities, Anthony wants to leave Manchester United ", Lamboley told French news outlet RMC Sport . (more...)
Fury face Seferi in comeback bout after a 3-year hiatus Fury face Seferi in comeback bout after a 3-year hiatus
- June 14, 2018

Fury made short work of Seferi as the pair of them exchanged a kiss, amusing looks but very few punches before the Albanian quit on his stool at the end of the 4th round. Joshua and Wilder are in talks to face each other in early 2019, while Warren plans on keeping Fury active until a world title shot happens, with his next bout scheduled to be at Belfast´s Windsor Park, Northern Ireland on August 18. (more...)
We have better spinners than India: Afghan captain Stanikzai We have better spinners than India: Afghan captain Stanikzai
- June 14, 2018

I still have this Test match to play and the "A" series comes only after this game. "It´s fantastic to see two young Afghanistan spinners bamboozle world batsmen", Kumble, the third-highest wicket-taker of all time and now a commentator, told AFP. (more...)
Amelia Kerr, 17, hits highest Women's ODI score of 232 Amelia Kerr, 17, hits highest Women's ODI score of 232
- June 14, 2018

The 17-year-old hit 31 fours and two sixes in her 145-ball knock as she led New Zealand to a score of 440/3 in 50 overs. The teenager's record-breaking innings came less than a week after her unbeaten 81 helped New Zealand to 490-4, the highest team score in all ODI cricket, in the first ODI against Ireland. (more...)
Brazilian tennis great Maria Bueno dead at 78 Brazilian tennis great Maria Bueno dead at 78
- June 14, 2018

On and off the court, Bueno "always showed a lot of fight", Brazilian tennis player Bia Haddad said. Bueno died at Sao Paulo hospital on Tuesday, but news of her death was not confirmed until Friday night. Always smiling in her television appearances, Bueno continued playing until previous year, when she was stricken by disease. Nicknamed " The Tennis Ballerina " because of her graceful style, Bueno won seven grand slam titles in the 1950s and 1960s and was South America's most successful ... (more...)
North America to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup North America to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup
- June 13, 2018

In eight year's time, numerous young rising stars of the United States men's national team should be in their prime as it is expected to be the first World Cup with 48 teams. Interested in World Cup? And perhaps most persuasive, the North American bid promised Federation Internationale de Football Association a record $11 billion in profit, almost double the $6.6 billion that governing body expects to earn in the 2022 event in Qatar and more than double the $5 billion estimated by Morocco. (more...)
Fernando Hierro to coach Spain at World Cup following removal of Lopetegui Fernando Hierro to coach Spain at World Cup following removal of Lopetegui
- June 13, 2018

But Madrid's announcement that Lopetegui would replace Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid immediately caused controversy around the Spanish national team. Perez owes his fame as a household name outside Spain to the prowess on the soccer field of Real Madrid , a club that has won the Champion's League a record 13 times, including this season. (more...)
Who is to blame for Super teams in the National Basketball Association Who is to blame for Super teams in the National Basketball Association
- June 13, 2018

While the Cavaliers are on the brink of losing another series against the Warriors, it is a question of whether they will win a game or sweep. Silver noted that the Cavs and Warriors are the two highest-payrolled teams in the league, once luxury tax penalties are included in the final bill. (more...)
NCAA passes reform that allows athletes to transfer without permission NCAA passes reform that allows athletes to transfer without permission
- June 13, 2018

Miami Athletic Director Blake James , the Division I Council Chair, said it's a move that will benefit both players and coaches. Under the old transfer model, student-athletes had to receive permission from their current schools to contact a different university before they were allowed to receive a scholarship offer. (more...)
Nike 'should apologise for arrogant statement' - Iran's Carlos Queiroz Nike 'should apologise for arrogant statement' - Iran's Carlos Queiroz
- June 13, 2018

Last month, US President Donald Trump pulled Washington out of the deal that traded a lifting of global sanctions for restrictions on Tehran's nuclear weapons programme. Nike supplied the Iranian national team with soccer cleats during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, despite existing economic sanctions tied to Iran's nuclear program. (more...)
Euroleague star Doncic to remain in National Basketball Association draft Euroleague star Doncic to remain in National Basketball Association draft
- June 13, 2018

Luka Doncic and the rest of the top potential selections most likely have an idea of where they'll be drafted, but with players stock rise and falling by the day, it's hard to truly depict an accurate range. Even if Harris is not included, Los Angeles could still provide decent role players like Sam Dekker and/or Sindarius Thornwell in a deal. Harris is about to enter the final year of his contract and will earn just short of $15 million next season. (more...)
Dan Martin third on Criterium du Dauphine stage six Dan Martin third on Criterium du Dauphine stage six
- June 13, 2018

Thomas was clearly the strongest rider in the field, moving up into the top five after Sky won the team time trial, and then remaining consistent in the mountains. "I'm just going to enjoy this win now, rest up and recover and look forward to July". It came on a 110 kilometres stage from Frontenex which is nearly a carbon copy of this year's Tour de France stage 11. (more...)
FREE tacos Wednesday at Taco Bell FREE tacos Wednesday at Taco Bell
- June 13, 2018

Get ready taco lovers. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers on their home court 110-102 during Game 3. There is also a Taco Bell at 3305 Magruder Ave. (more...)
US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup
- June 13, 2018

The " United Bid " had been favourites from the start but Morocco's promise of a "European World Cup in Africa" was appealing to the committee. Both Valerie Plante of Montreal and John Tory of Toronto retweeted a video of the bid team reacting to the news, with Tory adding, "We won!" The United States staged the tournament in 1994. (more...)
Canada-Mexico to host World Cup 2026 Canada-Mexico to host World Cup 2026
- June 13, 2018

That's the spirit of the World Cup , the lovely game transcends borders and cultures. "Football today is the only victor", said U.S. Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro. Large votes are often swayed by small concessions promised to the right number of smaller nations or by regional biases. The event has since been moved to November to avoid Qatar's blistering summer temperatures, bribery accusations abound, and potential human rights violations at the stadium sites have caused outrage from ... (more...)
Arsenal close in on double signing to bolster back division Arsenal close in on double signing to bolster back division
- June 13, 2018

And it appears he is close to getting his man, with Sport Bild reporting that an official announcement is expected soon. The report claims that Leno is set to cost £22m after he made it clear to Leverkusen that he wanted to leave the club. (more...)
Raptors hire Nick Nurse as new head coach Raptors hire Nick Nurse as new head coach
- June 13, 2018

The chance he's long coveted has finally arrived. Nurse has spent the past five seasons as an assistant coach with the Raptors under Casey. Nurse takes over a team that had an Eastern Conference-best 59 wins in the season just ended. The move seems to suggest there will be at least some continuity between what the Raptors have been doing and what they'll do on his watch. The short version of that: Hiring internally is unsexy, but most signals point to Nurse being a legitimately good ... (more...)
Horn defends title against Crawford Horn defends title against Crawford
- June 13, 2018

Horn relaxed last night playing poker with his corner team knowing the stakes are huge today and that Crawford has turned into something like the cartoon villain Nasty Canasta. Effortlessly, Crawford absorbed the hard-charging Horn the entire fight, while dodging the big blows and countering effectively to wear down his opponent. (more...)
WC 2018: Blow for France as Mbappe suffers injury WC 2018: Blow for France as Mbappe suffers injury
- June 13, 2018

The 18-year-old came off worse in a challenge with defender Rami and stayed down for several minutes, receiving treatment from physios before trudging off the training pitch to have his injury assessed. The incident left Rami red-faced, with France opening up their World Cup campaign in Russian Federation on Saturday, when they play Australia at 11am BST. (more...)

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