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Assistant Farbrace to coach England's T20 side against Australia, India

Assistant Farbrace to coach England's T20 side against Australia, India Farbrace has experience of being in charge of a team having helped Sri Lanka to an Asia Cup and World T20 double in 2014. Once the team others emulated in the format, in which it has won the World Cup five times, Australia is now being exposed by England, a nation which failed to progress beyond the group stage of the last tournament but is now ranked No.1. [Full Article...]

Germany Coach Low: How We Planned Comeback Win Vs Sweden

Germany Coach Low: How We Planned Comeback Win Vs Sweden The World Cup is a time of excitement and intense passion. "Who made gestures, did I make a gesture?" "I am having some breathing problems but there is no pain at all at the moment", said Rudy, who had surgery on Sunday. "Maybe there was unnecessary anger [from me], but they apologised afterwards so it's just a case of accepting it". After losing in the closing minutes to Germany and see... [Full Article...]

Borna Coric claims shock victory against Roger Federer in Halle

Borna Coric claims shock victory against Roger Federer in Halle Rafael Nadal is back at No 1 in the ATP rankings , retaking the top spot from Roger Federer after just one week. However, he had won 2 ATP 250 titles this year - Rotterdam in February and Stuttgart in June. The Swiss fired a dozen aces but lost serve twice. The Croatian withstood a Federer assault in the 11th game, which lasted for almost 10 minutes and featured five deuces. [Full Article...]

Swiss players avoid World Cup ban for 'double eagle' celebrations

Swiss players avoid World Cup ban for 'double eagle' celebrations His brother plays for Albania's national team. Both players were booed by Serbia fans. Maybe there were situations like this, like the one [between Serbia and Switzerland], where the referee should have made a decision to at least see it, but it's in their hands. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia vs. Egypt - Football Match Preview

Saudi Arabia vs. Egypt - Football Match Preview Saudi Arabia should have been level five minutes before the break when Ahmed Fathy was penalised for handball just inside the box, even though the ball was sacked at him from close range. In January 2017, El-Hadary became the oldest player to participate in the African Cup of Nations after he was substituted when Ahmed El-Shenawy was injured. [Full Article...]

Javier Mascherano denies reports of mutiny in Argentina squad

Javier Mascherano denies reports of mutiny in Argentina squad The Croatians, who outclassed Argentina with a 3-0 win, are through already and will top the group with a win or a draw against Iceland at the Rostov Arena in Rostov-On-Don. "It is the most critical situation I have experienced, along with the Ecuador game", said Argentina midfielder Lucas Biglia on Sunday. Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has lept to the defense of Argentina star and Barce... [Full Article...]

Sadio Mane sends support to Mohamed Salah after World Cup exit

Sadio Mane sends support to Mohamed Salah after World Cup exit Egypt's Mohamed Salah trains with his team at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 24, 2018, on the eve of their Group A match against Saudi Arabia during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup football tournament. Subsequently Kadyrov made Salah an honorary citizen of the Chechen Republic. Salah had a disagreement with the EFA in April over his image rights. [Full Article...]

Why is Kohli feeling confident ahead of India’s tour of England?

Why is Kohli feeling confident ahead of India’s tour of England? We, as a team, have to play well. Now I am 110 percent and I would much rather be in this position. "Although not intended but this is the best thing to have happened", he added. The neck is okay. He is now fit and ready to come back. However, it won't be the same for them against India , captain Virat Kohli has warned. "You may have the skills but if you have fitness, you can enhance that abil... [Full Article...]

Messi fan writes chilling note, goes missing

Messi fan writes chilling note, goes missing The body of a 30-year-old Argentina football team fan was recovered from a river near here today, two days after he left home upset over poor showing of the South American team in the World Cup, police said. He watched TV along with his parents till they went to sleep by 11.30pm. On finding him missing, she woke Alexander, who noticed the note, and alerted the Ayarkunnam police. [Full Article...]

Jermain Defoe sends message to Harry Kane after England heroics

Jermain Defoe sends message to Harry Kane after England heroics Sunday's game at the pulsating, riverside Nizhny Novgorod stadium eliminated the Central Americans from the World Cup with nine goals conceded. Tunisia were also knocked out. What we did was to try to avoid a bigger catastrophe. "We tried to keep the ball more in the second half and play in a more orderly fashion". "It depends how the stars align, it was looking like the quarters, where will p... [Full Article...]

Lewandowski's Poland eliminated from World Cup

Lewandowski's Poland eliminated from World Cup Fast forward to the present day in Russian Federation and Rodriguez is still thriving in the showpiece, producing a masterclass, Man of the Match performance in his first game of he tournament as Colombia knocked Poland out courtesy of a 3-0 win in Group H. [Full Article...]

Toni Kroos Hits Out At Germany's World Cup Doubters

Toni Kroos Hits Out At Germany's World Cup Doubters The 29-year-old substitute was targeted after giving away a free kick deep into stoppage time that led to Toni Kroos firing home a spectacular German victor. Due to the angle, many expected Kroos to just swing a delivery into the back post and hope to find a teammate's head but the playmaker was exhausted of watching his colleagues squander chances so took matters into his own feet. [Full Article...]

Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri facing disciplinary proceedings for controversial goal celebrations

Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri facing disciplinary proceedings for controversial goal celebrations Both Shaqiri and Xhaka come from ethnic Albanian families from Kosovo, a former Serbian province, a fact that stoked tensions before and during Friday's clash. Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: "Shaqiri's performances in Moscow have forced us to cut odds on Liverpool making a shock summer move". But the the Football Federation of Serbia clearly think differently, with general secretary Jovan Surba... [Full Article...]

Max Verstappen savages media critics after French GP podium

Max Verstappen savages media critics after French GP podium The race was the first French Grand Prix in a decade and the first at the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet , a city on Fracne's southern coast between Marseille and Toulon, in almost 30 years. "It is my mistake", Vettel said of the collision. "Five seconds is nothing". "Then I ended up with nowhere to go". "I should think it's such a grotesque amount of money it's making Toto and Niki'... [Full Article...]

Harry Kane thrills with hat trick in rout of Panama

Harry Kane thrills with hat trick in rout of Panama Hat-trick hero Harry Kane says "it´s all coming together" for England at the World Cup after Gareth Southgate´s side sailed into the last 16 with a 6-1 rout of Panama on Sunday. In Russia, England has been trying to cast aside the negativity of the past while remolding the image of the team on and off the field. " England is totally spectacular, a attractive team", said coach Hernan Dario... [Full Article...]

The meaning behind Xhaka and Shaqiri's controversial celebration

The meaning behind Xhaka and Shaqiri's controversial celebration Both players trace their roots to Kosovo , a former province of Serbia that declared independence in 2008 in a move that Belgrade still refuses to recognise. The Swiss will advance to the round of 16 if they beat Costa Rica on Wednesday in Nizhny Novgorod. Switzerland's greater energy, combined with Serbia's inability to keep their shape in the latter stages, won the day. [Full Article...]

South Korea need win against Mexico

This may have only been a penalty goal for Vela, but it felt like redemption; a reconnection with Mexico fans who had shunned him after he rejected a chance to play for the team in Brazil in 2014, when his career was absolutely on a high. [Full Article...]

Indian cricket team to start World Test Championship with West Indies series

Indian cricket team to start World Test Championship with West Indies series The final is scheduled for June 2021. New Zealand will play a Boxing Day Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in 2019 for the first time in 32 years. The Test and ODI championships have been scheduled in a way that would allow teams to plan bilateral series outside them. At least two Tests are required to constitute an official championship series, while countries will co... [Full Article...]

Motorsports Hamilton wins French Grand Prix

Motorsports Hamilton wins French Grand Prix There were groans in the grandstands as further back, Pierre Gasly got out of shape and clattered into fellow Frenchman Esteban Ocon, forcing both out on the spot. That earned him a grid penalty because the team had already used its allowance of engine parts. It was behind Hamilton that a race more interesting than many feared began to unfold. [Full Article...]

Dele Alli has 'slim chance' of playing against Panama, confirms Southgate

Dele Alli has 'slim chance' of playing against Panama, confirms Southgate Gareth Southgate has hit out at the media after England's team to play Panama on Sunday appeared to be leaked after pictures of Steve Holland's tactical notes were published on Thursday. "If you guys just try and keep it to yourself and don't bring it out, because it's not going to help us", Walker added. Wilshere, 26, has been touted for stardom for many years but has seen injuries cur... [Full Article...]


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