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Jones feels the African heat as England tumble to fifth defeat

Jones feels the African heat as England tumble to fifth defeat It was nearly a re-run of last week. "For some reason we're just not handling the key moments of the game". "We have been through an exceptional period and now we're going through this tough period". While the third and final test in Cape Town on June 23 is now a dead rubber, it will give England a chance to end their miserable run of form. "This team has a lot of pride, we've won back-to-ba... [Full Article...]

Roger Federer wins Mercedes Cup with victory over Milos Raonic

Roger Federer wins Mercedes Cup with victory over Milos Raonic Raonic will face Roger Federer on Sunday in Stuttgart . NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) - Johanna Konta failed to shake the umpire's hand on Sunday after a bad-tempered end to the Nottingham Open final, with Ashleigh Barty winning 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. [Full Article...]

Gregg Popovich meets with Kawhi Leonard in California

Gregg Popovich meets with Kawhi Leonard in California Leonard is reportedly angry with the Spurs for mishandling the injury. The San Antonio Spurs are not going to let Kawhi Leonard dictate his way out of town without at least putting up a fight. However, the Spurs are telling teams they are trying all they can to fix things with their star forward though they are doing their due diligence on the trade front. [Full Article...]

England players help James Corden recruit American fans for World Cup

England players help James Corden recruit American fans for World Cup You should put no limit to yourself. I'd drop the Tottenham man, though his thigh injury might keep him out anyway, and bring in Marcus Rashford . Harry Kane has set himself the target of emulating Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the biggest stage after kickstarting his World Cup career with the brace that secured England a winning start in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal Look To Continue Momentum Against Morocco

We have to play like we did in the European Championship two years ago. "We hope that this will be Cristiano's World Cup as it would be a good sign for us then". Santos also laughed off suggestions that Ronaldo's goal celebration after scoring against Spain was a nod to the claim he is the greatest player of all-time. [Full Article...]

Neymar gives Brazil a fright after World Cup training session

He missed the remainder of the season and just returned to action in a friendly vs. Croatia in which he scored a goal. He felt some pain and went to the physiotherapy, and tomorrow he will train normally. "Neymar was a complete disaster", said Arnaldo Ribeiro of ESPN Brazil . This was a recovery session for the starters. Phillipe Coutinho, who opened the scoring against Switzerland, said the ... [Full Article...]

Egypt On The Brink, Lose To Russia Despite Salah Goal

Egypt On The Brink, Lose To Russia Despite Salah Goal Cherchesov was applauded out of a press conference that also saw recent allegations of doping raised. Egypt's star player, Mohamed Salah , was on the bench for the opener, but didn't step on the field due to a shoulder injury. Alternatively, Russia knew that a win would see them through to the round of 16 with a game to spare. However, their lack of creativity in possession is just one of... [Full Article...]

The incredible reaction in Walkabout Sheffield after England's last-minute victor against Tunisia

The incredible reaction in Walkabout Sheffield after England's last-minute victor against Tunisia As frustrations grew in the second 45 minutes, with players forced to fend off flies in hot conditions, some England fans turned their ire on the referee for apparently ignoring fouls on Kane. "He sent a lot of love hearts and said: 'Come on England!' He is rooting for me". "We think it was someone who picked it up for a memento, probably to put up on their bedroom wall". [Full Article...]

JUST IN! Chelsea strike terms with coach Antonio Conte

JUST IN! Chelsea strike terms with coach Antonio Conte Napoli still want £3.5m for Sarri, despite Carlo Ancelotti replacing him as manager last month, but those complications have not stopped the ex-Empoli boss from planning for life in the Premier League . Although a deal between Sarri and Chelsea has not been reached, Koulibaly said: "They [ Chelsea ] can expect nice football because he is a very good coach". [Full Article...]

Arsenal Sign Bernd Leno From Bayer Leverkusen

Arsenal Sign Bernd Leno From Bayer Leverkusen The Uruguay worldwide, now away on World Cup duty in Russian Federation, was first tipped to join the Gunners following Unai Emery's arrival last month. He tweeted: "Time will tell with how Leno settles and what he goes onto achieve but can't fault the objective and speed at which the club is moving at". [Full Article...]

LeBron James said to be looking at private schools in Houston

LeBron James said to be looking at private schools in Houston If James decides to opt into his player option for the 2018-19 season with the Cavaliers , the Lakers would be willing to trade Ball to Cleveland for James, according to ESPN's Chris Haynes. James kept an eye on the 6-foot-2 scoring phenom from afar and is intrigued by not only his ability to break down teams but his unselfishness. He is notably the only player with 30,000 points, 8,000 rebound... [Full Article...]

Curtis Strange: Koepka can win three U.S. Opens in a row

Curtis Strange: Koepka can win three U.S. Opens in a row Woods and Mickelson are among 19 players who played in the last U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills . Johnson shot an even par 70 in the final round, finishing two strokes behind victor Brooks Koepka and one shot behind runner-up Tommy Fleetwood . [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal are not a one-man team - Fernando Santos

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal are not a one-man team - Fernando Santos Former worldwide defender Fernando Hierro is now at the helm but barely a week into the tournament Spain - expected to join Brazil, Germany and France in the latter stages - have endured more drama than they would have wanted or expected. [Full Article...]

Neymar limps off and sets off Brazil alarms

Neymar limps off and sets off Brazil alarms The injury has left Brazil fans fearing a repeat of the 2014 World Cup , where Neymar's tournament was ended when he suffered a back injury in the quarter-final win over Colombia. Petersburg. The team could only manage a point against Switzerland and have Serbia and Costa Rica to face next in their World Cup group stage matches. [Full Article...]

Fans celebrate as England win World Cup opener

Fans celebrate as England win World Cup opener It's happened too many times. It looked like the same old England . A peak audience of 18.3 million in Britain watched England's 2-1 win over Tunisia yesterday, the BBC says - exceeding the numbers for last month's royal wedding. [Full Article...]

England smash world record ODI score against Australia

England smash world record ODI score against Australia In what was desperate attempt to save runs, Australia used as many as eight bowlers in the match but to no respite. The mammoth total topped the previous record of 444, made by England against Pakistan two years ago, also in Nottingham , by some 37 runs and Ponting was effusive in his praise of Eoin Morgan's side. [Full Article...]

Ashwin Willemse feels walkout incident 'was rooted in racism'

Ashwin Willemse feels walkout incident 'was rooted in racism' SuperSport may have cleared Nick Mallett and Naas Botha of racism, following their investigation into the infamous Ashwin Willemse walkout, but the report into the incident shows there had been bad blood between Mallett and Willemse for more than a year. [Full Article...]

Arsenal's Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka signs new long-term contract

Arsenal's Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka signs new long-term contract Arsenal's busy summer continues as they tie down Granit Xhaka to a new deal. Arsenal announced the deal on their website on Friday but did not disclose details, describing the contract only as "long term". Arsenal's new head coach Unai Emery, who has replaced Arsene Wenger at the club, is looking forward to working with the 25-year-old midfielder. Switzerland player Granit Xhaka. [Full Article...]

Egypt takes on Russian Federation at the FIFA World Cup on Tuesday

Egypt takes on Russian Federation at the FIFA World Cup on Tuesday Cheryshev fired home to doubled the hosts' lead just before the hour after some neat team play. Egypt superstar Mohammed Salah likely will play as he recovers from a shoulder injury, and Russia's defense isn't as good as Uruguay's. The reception for Russian Federation counterpart Stanislav Cherchesov could scarcely have been starker. Denis Cheryshev, meanwhile, is expected to start after impress... [Full Article...]

"It's Not Over" - Agent Confirms Liverpool Could Still Sign £53m Star

The 24-year-old's agent, though, has stated that the attacker - who is part of the France squad for the ongoing World Cup in Russian Federation - could still become a Liverpool this summer, despite a deal between the Reds and Lyon breaking down before the World Cup. [Full Article...]


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