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Portugal - World Cup - 25 June 2018

Same was the case tonight with Spain struggling against a resilient Morocco side that had briefly claimed the lead. That lead didn't last long, . It was t...


Innocent Simiyu restored as Kenya Sevens coach

The ministry to work with KRU and the pending payments of their salaries and allowances", said Mr Echesi. "In future, the federation will be consulting with t...


U.S. Open will factor maternity leave into seedings

He thinks the 23-time Grand Slam champion should be placed in the Top 16 seeds. Adams didn't say where Williams would be seeded for the U.S. Open, which begin...


Shields wins decision over Gabriels; Hammer next?

After the main event , when Shields learned Hammer was sitting ringside watching her fight, she said, "Hammer, I'll whip your ass - right here I'll whip your a...


Anthem singer apologises, nails te Reo version

Singer Crystal Collins has come under fire for her rendition of the New Zealand national anthem which she performed ahead of the Kiwis and England test the ...


#WC2018: Portugal concede late penalty as Uruguay await in last 16

Players make mistakes, coaches make mistakes, and referees make mistakes. Iran , who had a brilliant performance against Spain at Kazan Arena on Wednesday,...


Mauresmo becomes first woman to lead France's Davis Cup…

She has also coached several top players, including former number one Andy Murray . "I am thinking of Andy because without him I would not be here today". In...


Mascherano: Messi is desperate to help Argentina

Messi , whose 64 career goals for Argentina , missed a penalty in Argentina's opening match, a 1-1 draw with Iceland. Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli will ...


LeBron James wins Play of the Year at 2018 NBA Awards

If he declines the option, he will be an unrestricted free agent . Isaiah Thomas #7 of the Los Angeles Lakers attempts a basket against Isaiah Taylor #22 o...


How both Spain and Portugal narrowly avoided elimination from the World Cup

Diego Costa has netted three goals in the tournament and will be carrying Spain's goal scoring responsibilities tonight. Spain pulled level in the first half...


Boston Celtics to sign EuroLeague guard Brad Wanamaker

Wanamaker went undrafted in 2011 out of Pittsburgh but has had success overseas. He has played for seven European teams since leaving college. Wanamaker spent...


Ben Simmons named National Basketball Association rookie of the year amid controversy over status

The 2017-18 NBA Awards remains on-going, with Victor Oladipo taking out the Most Improved Player , and Rudy Gobert earning Defensive Player of the Year h...


Southampton: Cedric involved in VAR controversy for Portugal

The record still lies with Ramos' former team-mate Iker Casillas, who has played 17 World Cup matches for Spain . They looked half-asleep in this match as S...


Nigeria vs Argentina: Maradona seeks meeting with Messi, others

Jorge Sampaoli 's side sit bottom of Group D after drawing 1-1 with Iceland in their opening game before losing 3-0 to Croatia on Thursday. He was encou...


England boss Gareth Southgate hails irreplaceable Harry Kane

Felipe Baloy slid to meet Ricardo Avila's free kick and score Panama's first World Cup goal. England have played 64 matches at the World Cup and scored 87...


Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year

For the first time since 1975-76, all each of the top three finalists for Rookie of the Year came from teams that finished above.500. The NBA will be hostin...


Nuggets, Jokic nearing $146.5M deal

The Denver Nuggets plan to decline the contract option for Nikola Jokic to instead sign him to a five-year, $146.5 million contract. Free agency begins on J...


Lakers script for Paul George recruitment video leaks

Everyone is excited about LeBron James becoming a free agent, but look at this pitch the Los Angeles Lakers are making to Paul George . The pitch is a poem...


Struggling Spain snatch a late draw against Morocco

Earlier, a mix-up by Andres Iniesta and Sergio Ramos gifted Morocco their first World Cup goal since 1998 as Khalid Boutaib dashed clear to break the de...


Farbrace to coach England for T20Is against Australia, India

Farbrace has already turned down a number of county offers and admitted in April that a role as England's Head Coach would be hard to turn down. Bayliss plans...


Late goal against Sweden keeps Germany’s hopes alive

The Swedish Football Association called the abuse directed at Durmaz "unpleasant and very upsetting", and said it had reported it to police. After the game, D...


Borna Coric wins Halle title, ends Roger Federer winning streak

What makes it even more remarkable is that Federer, the oldest ATP world No 1 in history, has skipped the entire clay-court season while Nadal, who became the o...


Messi is frustrated and hungry - Mascherano

Argentina midfielder, Javier Mascherano, denied on Sunday that a rift had opened between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli following their 0-3 World Cup ...


Messi on a mission as Argentina train with renewed hope

Argentina were on the brink of elimination after the Croatia mauling but victory against Nigeria would send them through as runners-up in Group D if leaders Cro...


Squirrelly start for McIlroy prompts laughs at Travelers

Spieth put his tee shot left of the cart path at 13 and took a penalty stroke, then put his fourth shot into water. McIlroy eventually caught up to Spieth, wh...


Uruguay hammers Russian Federation 3-0 to top Group A

The Samara Arena will host three more World Cup matches, including a quarter-final. The teams were divided into eight groups, with four in each, and the top two...


Spurs will only trade Kawhi Leonard to the Eastern Conference?

It appears highly unlikely that Kawhi Leonard will suit up and play for the Spurs in the 2018-19 season. Not only that, Leonard would be a great fit on th...


Argentina rebels against manager Sampaoli

Argentina has only one point from two matches after drawing 1-1 with Iceland and recording an embarrassing 0-3 loss to Croatia. Argentina almost missed the...


Rusty Clayton Kershaw goes 3 innings against Mets in return from DL

Clayton Kershaw was encouraged by how he felt after a shaky, abbreviated return to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. DeGrom (5-3) allowed three ea...


Merchant Navy flies the flag for O'Brien

Harry Angel wore a stalls rug, which is created to prevent a horse's flanks from coming in contact with the side of the gate at the start. Not awful, but he was...


Germany coach Low warns fans: We still need Ozil

The hapless Koreans, who have no points after two matches and have only won one of their last 11 World Cup fixtures, can still theoretically qualify for the n...


Mexico defeats South Korea 2-1

The goal was Hernandez's fourth at a World Cup , taking him to the same level as Luis Hernandez as Mexico's most prolific goal scorer at the premier glob...


Luis Suarez Free-Kick Give Uruguay Lead Against Russia

Russian Federation had won just two of nine World Cup matches before kicking off the most watched event on the planet with a 5-0 rout of the Saudis. Many peop...


Uruguay bring 10-man Russia back down to earth

Things went from bad to worse as Russian Federation were reduced to 10 men in the 36th minute, with Igor Smolnikov picking up his second yellow card in the ma...


Kangaroo stops play during Australian women’s soccer match

The Western Australian reports Belconnen United was playing Canberra FC in Canberra when the unlikely visitor bounded over fences and on to the field of pla...