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Jay-Z Named President Of Relaunched Puma Basketball

Jay-Z Named President Of Relaunched Puma Basketball At its Capital Markets Day in March, Puma revealed intentions to re-enter the performance basketball category and officials see the sport a major step to gain more traction in the U.S. Ahead of Thursday's draft, Puma has already signed a trio of young players, all of whom are expected to be selected as first-round picks in the draft. [Full Article...]

Federation Internationale de Football Association speaks on refereeing, VAR

Federation Internationale de Football Association speaks on refereeing, VAR Southgate was correct in highlighting that the decision to award Tunisia a first half penalty wasn't a "clear and obvious error", but added, "if penalties are going to be given for that then it's going to be an interesting tournament". That needs some review, I would say. With time running out, substitute Cristian Pavon appeared to be fouled inside the box by Birkir Saevarsson, but a second p... [Full Article...]

SBS Scores World Cup Win As Optus Buckles Under Pressure

SBS Scores World Cup Win As Optus Buckles Under Pressure SBS's existing 2018 FIFA World Cup programming schedule including FIFA World Cup Today highlights show at 5.30pm daily and the SBS Match of the Day replay at 6.30am daily will remain in place. Speaking later to reporters on a conference call, Lew said TV channel SBS would simulcast the next six World Cup matches through Wednesday morning while Optus worked to resolve the streaming problem. [Full Article...]

Senegal, Japan, Uruguay fans tidy up after team plays in World Cup

Senegal, Japan, Uruguay fans tidy up after team plays in World Cup Probably still on a high following a historic victory, they made a decision to clean up after themselves in the stadium. Japan-based football journalist Scott McIntyre told the BBC that the Asian country's fans regularly tidy up after their domestic matches, and is a behaviour embedded in their culture. [Full Article...]

Diego Costa gives Spain crucial win over doughty Iran

Diego Costa gives Spain crucial win over doughty Iran TAKING RESPONSIBILITY: While Isco was also very effective in Spain's close-knit midfield, Silva seemed to cradle the attacking burden and was often getting in and around Costa, feeding the striker and playing one-twos. Queiroz is now at his third World Cup , having managed Portugal in 2010 and Iran in 2014. The problem was that Iran left no space in behind, and Vazquez, hardly a superior... [Full Article...]

Deandre Ayton will watch the NBA Finals with the Suns this evening

Deandre Ayton will watch the NBA Finals with the Suns this evening Ayton won't work out for any other teams during the pre-Draft process. "I'm the best competitor in this draft", Ayton said after his workout. "I'm a basketball player", said Ayton. I play my heart out on both ends of the floor, and I give it my all. "We take that as a compliment. And Hakeem Olajuwon , with his footwork down low, I try to really pick up a lot of stuff with those guys". [Full Article...]

Ruben Loftus-Cheek hints at summer exit from Chelsea

Ruben Loftus-Cheek hints at summer exit from Chelsea Loftus-Cheek, 22, is now in Russian Federation with Gareth Southgate's England, having impressed in his cameo role in the Three Lions' 2-1 win over Tunisia last Monday. Loftus-Cheek's muscular energy and poise on the ball unsettled tiring opponents late on against Tunisia and he forced England's corner from which Harry Kane scored the stoppage-time victor. [Full Article...]

FIFA WC: Senegal beat Poland 2-1

FIFA WC: Senegal beat Poland 2-1 Grzegorz Krychowiak's hopeless back pass sucked Wojciech Szczesny off his line, with the goalkeeper beaten to the ball by M'Baye Niang, who prodded beyond him and tapped home. Senegal resume their World Cup campaign against Japan on Sunday before facing Colombia . Aliou Cisse has fielded criticism for being too conservative back in Senegal , but that can not be levelled at him afte... [Full Article...]

Injured Woakes, Stokes ruled out of Australia ODIs

Injured Woakes, Stokes ruled out of Australia ODIs Pakistan bowler Imad Wasim (C) celebrates with teammates after dismissing Australia's batsman Genn Maxwell during their one-day global (ODI) cricket match played at the MCG in Melbourne on 15 January 2017. "He is expected to be involved in preparation, with a view to being available to play in the T20Is against India starting next month", the European Central Bank release added. [Full Article...]

Ben to miss India series

Ben to miss India series Stokes and Woakes were already expected to miss the remaining three games of the five-match one day series against Australia. England have announced a 14-man squad for the Vitality T20I series against Australia and India, with Joe Root returning to the format for the first time since September 2017. [Full Article...]

Dries Mertens scores screamer for Belgium against Panama

Dries Mertens scores screamer for Belgium against Panama Hazard found Kevin De Bruyne , and his sumptuous cross with the outside of the right boot was headed in by Lukaku. Dries Mertens Scores a goal through a volley for Belgium in the 47th minute. In 1998 he was the man in charge of Los Cafeteros , and four years later he took Ecuador to the World Cup for the first time in its history. Group F of the FIFA World Cup 2018 will get underway ... [Full Article...]

Phil Mickelson says he's sorry for hitting moving ball during US Open

Phil Mickelson says he's sorry for hitting moving ball during US Open But many people were so angered by the violation of the rules-and golf etiquette - that they called for his withdrawal from the tournament. "'I withdraw.' Those are the next words Mickelson should say on his way out of the U.S. He accepted a two-shot penalty from the USGA for "making a stroke at a moving ball", rather than the more severe offence of "an action with the intent to influence the move... [Full Article...]

Cavaliers hosted Trae Young in secret pre-draft workout

Cavaliers hosted Trae Young in secret pre-draft workout Young is expected to be picked anywhere from third to 12th in the first round. Players who enter the draft must turn 19 years old at some point in the year of the draft. They will also be seen in upcoming campaigns and activations for the Three Stripes. That may be one of the best compliments you could receive in the basketball world. [Full Article...]

Ahmed Shehzad reportedly fails dope test, faces suspension

Ahmed Shehzad reportedly fails dope test, faces suspension Leading Pakistani journalist Zainab Abbas tweeted, "Ahmad Shahzad has been tested positive for Marijuana - the test was conducted prior to the Scotland series during Pakistan Cup". In a press statement, PCB said "a player has reportedly tested positive for a prohibited substance". Sources close to Geo News have known that World Anti-Doping Agency has been informed and is expected to take an acti... [Full Article...]

Cameron Norrie admits difference in serving cost him against Stan Wawrinka

Top seed Marin Cilic , runner-up at Wimbledon past year to Roger Federer , looked razor sharp as he came through a potentially tricky opener against Spain's Fernando Verdasco . The 31-year-old Briton, who has been out of action with a hip injury since losing in the 2017 Wimbledon quarter-finals, has been drawn to meet Australia's Nick Kyrgios in the first round at Queen's. [Full Article...]

France vs Peru - Preview, Live Match | 21 Jun 2018

France vs Peru - Preview, Live Match | 21 Jun 2018 The 2018 FIFA World Cup continues on Thursday as France looks to punch a ticket to the round of 16 while Peru battles for survival in their second match in Group C play. France keep possession for a while before Peru take over. "We know where we want to go for the next match". "There is always pressure in all matches in the World Cup". [Full Article...]

Griezmann signs new deal with Atletico after rejecting Barca

Griezmann signs new deal with Atletico after rejecting Barca Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa joked about Antoine Griezmann's contract extension, but was delighted the star was staying at the LaLiga club. I told him we were going to film, that it would be very good content for people to see from the inside how such a decision is made. [Full Article...]

Carragher: Rashford should replace Sterling for Panama game

Carragher: Rashford should replace Sterling for Panama game England's players returned from a recovery day with a full session on Thursday morning, when a photograph of a note carried by assistant manager Steve Holland was leaked to reporters. England play Panama on Sunday June 24 in Nizhny Novgorod. "It is created to enable (manager Gareth) Southgate to select more attack-minded, technical players with the added protection of three centre-backs and ... [Full Article...]

Mooy not using World Cup to facilitate transfer from Huddersfield

Mooy not using World Cup to facilitate transfer from Huddersfield Hareide also praised Bert van Marwijk and believes tomorrow's game is a battle of wits. The next time that France will be taking to the pitch in the Group Stages of this year's World Cup soccer tournament will be on Thursday June 21, and it is that day that the France v Peru match will be kicking off. [Full Article...]

Neymar leaves Brazil training session limping

Neymar leaves Brazil training session limping The Selecao need their talisman at his best after drawing 1-1 with Switzerland in their 2018 FIFA World Cup opener, and the Mirror's Alex Richards reported on his withdrawal, which comes after Neymar only recently recovered from a broken foot. [Full Article...]


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