Sports


Burger King apologizes for Russian World Cup pregnancy promotion Burger King apologizes for Russian World Cup pregnancy promotion
- June 22, 2018

The fast food giant's Russian division posted an apology online, revealing that they have ended their campaign amid rampant backlash. Neither Burger Rus nor Burger King were immediately available for comment when contacted by CNN. "It turned out to be too offensive", said Burger King. Despite this history, at least one Russian politician criticized Burger King's attempt at World Cup humor. (more...)
Schmeichel praises Spain’s patience in breaking down defensive Iran (VIDEO) RT Exclusive
- June 22, 2018

Iran need a win over Portugal in their final group game, which is a big ask for one of the lowest ranked sides in the tournament. The score came when an Iranian defender kicked the ball into forward Diego Costa and ricocheted into the net. (more...)
Australia hits 34-year low in ODI rankings Australia hits 34-year low in ODI rankings
- June 22, 2018

Marsh hit 131 off 116 balls in only his second game back in the Australian one-day squad, as England won by 38 runs. "A date for return can not be specified at this stage, but he will not be available before the ODI series against India", the statement read. (more...)
Cumbrian all-rounder Ben Stokes misses out on England squad through injury Cumbrian all-rounder Ben Stokes misses out on England squad through injury
- June 22, 2018

England T20 squad: Eoin Morgan (Captain), Moeen Ali , Jonny Bairstow (WK), Jake Ball , Jos Buttler, Sam Curran , Tom Curran, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, David Willey. The ECB said on Monday he would not be available at least until the ODI series against India which starts on July 12. Jul 08, Bristol: England v India , 3rd T20 (1300). (more...)
'Embarassed' Mickelson apologises for US Open rules violation 'Embarassed' Mickelson apologises for US Open rules violation
- June 21, 2018

Instead of letting the ball roll down the hill, Mickelson jogged to get on the other side of the ball and putted it back toward the hole while it was still moving. "I'm sorry that you're taking it that way, it's certainly not meant that way". "Honestly I laughed", McIlroy said. "Phil knows the rules", Spieth told the media in Cromwell, Conn. (more...)
President Trump talks Kim Jong-un meeting at Minnesota rally President Trump talks Kim Jong-un meeting at Minnesota rally
- June 21, 2018

Doors opened at 3:30 p.m. Speakers will begin to take the stage around 5:30 p.m. President Trump is expected to take the stage around 6:30 p.m. and speak for approximately one hour. "Nobody's ever seen growth like we're having right now", he said. It pits former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a Trump critic running for his old job, against Jeff Johnson, the state GOP's endorsed candidate who has been stronger in his support of the president. (more...)
Former Sooner Trae Young signs with Adidas Former Sooner Trae Young signs with Adidas
- June 21, 2018

Some doubters point to his lack of athletic ability and the fact that he shot just 30 percent from three-point land. All of that being said, it will be intriguing to see where Young ends up. Just hours away from the NBA Draft, there is no consensus about which team will select Collin Sexton . The knock is that he lacks strength and isn't an overly physical player. (more...)
F1: Red Bull announce two-year engine deal with Honda F1: Red Bull announce two-year engine deal with Honda
- June 21, 2018

Red Bull team principal, Christian Horner explained the reasons for the deal. Honda will become Red Bull's engine supplier from next season after the Formula One team confirmed its anticipated split with Renault on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 . (more...)
Ahmed Shehzad tested positive for dope test Ahmed Shehzad tested positive for dope test
- June 21, 2018

While Shehzad faces the prospect of the three-month ban, he has the right to go for a second sample test. Pakistan cricketer Ahmed Shehzad has been, reportedly, tested positive for use of a prohibited substance. The test was conducted during the Pakistan Cup which was held between April and May. "He has tested positive in the initial test but the process has to be completed before we can make any official statements", a reliable source in the board said. (more...)
Steph Curry Defends Ayesha's Restaurant Against Houston Haters Steph Curry Defends Ayesha's Restaurant Against Houston Haters
- June 21, 2018

Her new Houston restaurant, International Smoke , has been eviscerated on Yelp , with one-star reviews questioning why she would set up shop in Houston . Golden State's following soon caught wind of the negative ratings and tried to even things out with five-star offerings. A Houston restaurant that hasn't even opened yet has sparked a full on Yelp war between National Basketball Association rivals. (more...)
France 0-0 Peru France 0-0 Peru
- June 21, 2018

Underdogs Peru are capable of beating anyone at the World Cup and will not allow France to bully them in their Group C clash, coach Ricardo Gareca said yesterday. France can book their place in the knockout stages if they beat Peru on Thursday and Hugo Lloris wants his team-mates to go "beyond their capacity" in Russian Federation. (more...)
England training notes suggest Sterling could be dropped for Rashford England training notes suggest Sterling could be dropped for Rashford
- June 21, 2018

He says he would leave out Sterling for the 20-year-old, or consider playing them both alongside Harry Kane up top. He was given a starting berth in their opening encounter with Tunisia , but picked up a knock which impacted on his ability to hit the heights expected of him. (more...)
Serbia's Milinkovic-Savic can play for any team in Europe, says Crespo Serbia's Milinkovic-Savic can play for any team in Europe, says Crespo
- June 21, 2018

The Red Devils have been regularly linked with a move to sign the Serbia global in the summer transfer window following his impressive campaign. Both men featured as Serbia got off to a winning start by defeating Costa Rica 1-0 in their Group E opener in Samara on Sunday, Aleksandar Kolarov's stunning free-kick proving the difference. (more...)
I'm anxious says Hareide ahead of Socceroos clash I'm anxious says Hareide ahead of Socceroos clash
- June 21, 2018

Thirty-three minutes was all Socceroo defender Trent Sainsbury needed to impress at the FIFA World Cup. "I've always believed in my abilities and I'm happy to take on the best players in the world", he said. "He wasn't at this best during the match, he had heavy legs", said the coach. But that doesn't mean it's all-out attack against Denmark . "The problem with Olivier is very often when he plays, he plays in his own register, he's not in the same register as the others. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association 'extremely satisfied' with World Cup refereeing, calls VAR a success Federation Internationale de Football Association 'extremely satisfied' with World Cup refereeing, calls VAR a success
- June 21, 2018

Gareth Southgate's side earned a deserved last-minute 2-1 win over Tunisia in their Group G opener on Monday after Harry's Kane's brace, with VAR again in the spotlight. With time running out, substitute Cristian Pavon appeared to be fouled inside the box by Birkir Saevarsson, but a second penalty was not awarded by the unmoved Szymon Marciniak, prompting disbelief among the Argentine players. (more...)
Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic - Argentina will be our 'easiest game'
- June 21, 2018

He defended his selection by insisting the formation gives him flexibility to adapt against different opponents, however, he conceded that Argentina needed to be more "elastic" in their play. Discussing the criticism Messi has faced in recent days, Sampaoli added: "It's what I always say: when you score in the Argentina shirt, we all take credit, but when Argentina lose, it's all Leo's fault". (more...)
Phillies fan injured when Phanatic shoots hot dog into stands Phillies fan injured when Phanatic shoots hot dog into stands
- June 21, 2018

McVay was seated behind home plate when the Phanatic rolled onto the field on a mobile hot dog launcher, as he (it?) has been doing for over a decade. Plus McVay is taking it in stride, syaing if it "makes somebody chuckle, then that's fine". The Phillies apologized to McVay Tuesday, and have offered her tickets to any game. (more...)
Cameron Norrie outclassed by Stan Wawrinka
- June 21, 2018

The Swiss man, a quietly spoken individual who is not often given to loquacious press conferences, warmed to his subject: This clearly struck a deep chord. I need to be really patient with myself, to accept less in a way, because when you win Grand Slam and especially me, I always expect so much from myself and always push myself to the maximum and never really happy with what I'm doing, so when you be out on the tour so long, you need to a little bit put your expectation a little bit lower ... (more...)
Lionel Messi: ‘Stop blaming’ star - Manager plea to Argentina’s fans
- June 21, 2018

Argentina's tactical system has been roundly criticised after failing to beat Iceland, yet there isn't any complacency within the Croatian camp ahead of the fixture. There are 40 of us at this World Cup . We're talking about a World Cup that involves millions of people. But Croatia has fabulous individuals on their team, too, specifically the midfield pairing of Rakitic and Real Madrid's Luka Modric. (more...)
Senegal tops Poland amid controversy for first African win Senegal tops Poland amid controversy for first African win
- June 21, 2018

Senegal claimed their first World Cup win since 2002 with a shock 2-1 victory over Poland in Group H . Meanwhile, as for the actual game, Senegal shocked Poland by securing all three points thanks to an own-goal and M'Baye Niang. (more...)
England midfielder Dele Alli nursing thigh strain England midfielder Dele Alli nursing thigh strain
- June 21, 2018

The Tottenham Hotspur player had a scan on Wednesday (AEST) while his teammates trained after picking up the strain in Volgograd. He told reporters afterwards: "Hopefully I am OK". And with videos of supporters across England celebrating Harry Kane's late victor surfacing on social media ever since, Loftus-Cheek admits it gives the players a real boost at their base camp in Repino. (more...)
PGA returns to Minnesota PGA returns to Minnesota
- June 21, 2018

Paul Keel, 3M's senior vice president of Business Development and Marketing-Sales, joined Cavner at Monday's official announcement restating the Minnesota company's commitment to sponsoring the event, notbaly through the company's 3M Open Fund. (more...)
Gran ensures her beloved Mexico defeat Germany by blessing every player Gran ensures her beloved Mexico defeat Germany by blessing every player
- June 21, 2018

However, they're clearly different from the kinds of earthquakes we usually talk about - those of natural origin - because they're not caused by tectonic or volcanic activity, and don't have a clear epicentre, since the agitation occurs at several points. (more...)
Burger King apologises for 'offensive' World Cup pregnancy offer Burger King apologises for 'offensive' World Cup pregnancy offer
- June 21, 2018

The fast food company posted a Russian-language statement on local network VKontakte saying "we offer apologies for the announcement we made". "It turned out to be too insulting". "Forward! We believe in you!" "There probably will be girls who will meet [foreign fans] and have children", Pletnyova told the radio station Wednesday. (more...)
Edinson Cavani sought out Mohamed Salah after Uruguay win over Egypt Edinson Cavani sought out Mohamed Salah after Uruguay win over Egypt
- June 21, 2018

The first half of the thriller went goalless, however, both the team scored four goals in the rest of 45-minutes, entertaining the crowd. A awful own goal from Ahmed Fathi, the fifth in the tournament and third from an African side, opened a goal harvest in second half of a nail-biting encounter after a barren first. (more...)
Japan beat 10-man Colombia in another World Cup upset Japan beat 10-man Colombia in another World Cup upset
- June 21, 2018

But some fans, however, chose to clear rubbish from the stands at the stadiums. "It's a bit too early to say why the African sides are not doing well", said Senegal coach Aliou Cisse after his side's unconvincing win, in which they took advantage of two errors to take all three points. (more...)
US Open 2018: A look at the numbers from Shinnecock Hills US Open 2018: A look at the numbers from Shinnecock Hills
- June 21, 2018

Even with the easiest scoring conditions of the week, just 15 players broke par on Sunday, and only four went lower than 2 under. Brooks Koepka battled through two tough afternoons at Shinnecock Hills over the weekend to become the first repeat victor at the U.S. (more...)
Relief in Brazil as Neymar back training Relief in Brazil as Neymar back training
- June 20, 2018

He limped as he walked away from the field toward the dressing room, accompanied by a team doctor. All games are like a final, even more so in the World Cup. Neymar was out all of March, April and May with a fractured right foot and sprained ankle after he was injured in a French league match in late February. (more...)
Iran on the verge of making history in World Cup
- June 20, 2018

Edurne shimmied her body in the Boomerang capture, which showed her looking away from the camera. Spain are preparing for a win against the Persians following a gripping 3-3 draw against Portugal in Group B but La Roja are under the pressure since they are afraid of an early exit. (more...)
Irons completed £7m Lukasz Fabianski signing Irons completed £7m Lukasz Fabianski signing
- June 20, 2018

The 33-year-old is now away with Poland for their World Cup campaign and was on bench for their 2-1 defeat to Senegal yesterday. Fabianski becomes West Ham's third summer signing after France U21 centre-back Issa Diop and defender Ryan Fredericks . (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 next »