US Open Notebook: Thomas looks to reclaim top ranking

It's well documented that his six second-place finishes at the U.S. Open have taken place at just about every venue the Open has been held since 1999. "So the challenge has been to shut it down and get some rest". The only one who might be said to ... More..

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France depends on technology to outlast Australia, 2-1
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

France depends on technology to outlast Australia, 2-1

Just four minutes after France had taken the lead, the defender inexplicably used his arm to bat away an Australia cross from inside his own area despite his centre-back partner Raphael Varane waiting in be...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Phil Mickelson incurs freaky penalty for hitting moving ball at US Open

His swat sent the ball off the hole. His second shot didn't even go in. But senior rules official John Bodenhamer did confirm to Sky Sports that Mickelson would not be disqualified, as the breach of Rule 14...More..

Kasper Schmeichel, Denmark Hold off Peru for 2018 World Cup Win
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Kasper Schmeichel, Denmark Hold off Peru for 2018 World Cup Win

Denmark made them pay two minutes later on the counter-attack as Eriksen laid the ball of for Poulsen to finish inside the near post. The South Americans continued to attack in the second half and almost ope...More..

Rory McIlroy laments third successive missed cut at US Open
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Rory McIlroy laments third successive missed cut at US Open

As if we needed a reminder of how tough Shinnecock is playing, Lefty parlayed that precision off the tee into a two-day total of 6 over par. "I like being in the lead for sure". Next, he jabbed his recovery int...More..

Paolo Guerrero strikes twice in return as Peru ease past Saudi Arabia
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Paolo Guerrero strikes twice in return as Peru ease past Saudi Arabia

On the other hand, Saudi Arabia will be opening the World Cup against Russian Federation after being drawn in group A alongside the hosts, Uruguay, and Egypt. Guerrero - who was given an initial 12-month ban ...More..

Salah Out Of Egypt Starting XI Against Uruguay
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Salah Out Of Egypt Starting XI Against Uruguay

Liverpool forward Salah was named in Egypt's World Cup squad despite being injured in the Champions League final and was given the nod to play in the team's opening game. "He was fit to play against Uru...More..

Putin attending FIFA World Cup opening concert on Moscow’s Red Square
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Putin attending FIFA World Cup opening concert on Moscow’s Red Square

The North American victory suggests football officials are ready to gather for a World Cup in a country whose government has demonstrated its willingness to jail corrupt sports leaders through undercover invest...More..

India Vs Afghanistan: Indian PM congratulates teams for the historic event
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

India Vs Afghanistan: Indian PM congratulates teams for the historic event

The wet practice conditions, though, did not dampen the spirits of the Afghanistan team, which is excited to begin its Test journey against No. 1 Test nation India here on Thursday. It was Dhawan's 7th Test...More..

Spurs turned down Celtics offer for Kawhi
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Spurs turned down Celtics offer for Kawhi

The tension between Leonard and team management has dragged on for most of the season, with his mysterious absence during an injury rehab fueling rumors that the team will be trading him. The Spurs pulled off a...More..

England agree to handshake as Aussies go on charm offensive
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

England agree to handshake as Aussies go on charm offensive

Australia captain Tim Paine won the toss and elected to bat against England in the first one-day global at The Oval on Wednesday. Paine was a stand-in captain that day but, having since taken over the ca...More..

Morocco vs. Iran - Football Match Report
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Morocco vs. Iran - Football Match Report

The Group match B in Saint Petersburg had been heading for a goalless draw until Bouhaddouz's unfortunate intervention as he tried to clear Ehsan Haji Safi's cross but only directed it past his own goalkeeper. ...More..

EPL: Mourinho furious with Premier League for 'favouring Liverpool in fixtures'
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

EPL: Mourinho furious with Premier League for 'favouring Liverpool in fixtures'

After the opening-weekend game at Etihad Stadium, the Gunners travel to fellow top-six contenders Chelsea . Four rounds of Premier League fixtures have been scheduled before the first global break, which...More..

Injured Kompany retained in Belgium World Cup squad
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Injured Kompany retained in Belgium World Cup squad

The 32-year-old Kompany, a key part of Belgium's defence, abruptly left the pitch in the 55th minute of the match after appearing to hurt himself when lunging for the ball. The Manchester City superstar was...More..

Iran boss Queiroz quiet on Spain's coaching debacle
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Iran boss Queiroz quiet on Spain's coaching debacle

It remains to be seen whether Queiroz's defiant verdict bears fruit, given any loser of Friday's crunch fixture in Saint Petersburg would be left needing to beat either Spain or Portugal to reach the last 16. D...More..

Kawhi Leonard reportedly wants to leave San Antonio
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Kawhi Leonard reportedly wants to leave San Antonio

According to Chris Haynes of ESPN, the two-time All-Star wants to be traded from the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs reportedly turned the deal down and did not make the Celtics a counterproposal. Leonard has s...More..

Johnson shares lead in a U.S. Open that plays like one
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Johnson shares lead in a U.S. Open that plays like one

He tried it again with the same result, and then rapped his putter up the hill by the hole and missed the putt. Forget worrying about losing a ball in the towering fescue that had surrendered its way into a fla...More..

Jose Gimenez scores late to lift Uruguay over Egypt
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Jose Gimenez scores late to lift Uruguay over Egypt

Mohamed Salah had been racing against time to be ready for World Cup . "I can nearly assure you 100 percent that he will play , save unforeseen circumstances at the very last minute". Cuper also denied tha...More..

India seal massive win after wickets tumble
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

India seal massive win after wickets tumble

Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja got Mujeeb Ur Rahman stumped for 15 to complete the rout just as tea was taken. Afghan skipper Asghar Stanikzai called it a "very proud moment" as he strode onto the field...More..

The former opponent of Wladimir Klitschko ended his career
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

The former opponent of Wladimir Klitschko ended his career

He was also advised to stop after shoulder surgery in November 2013 but returned in January 2016 for two unremarkable wins before the Bellew bouts, which have brought the curtain down on his career. 'For my fan...More..

Michael Porter Jr. cancels pro day because of hip injury
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Michael Porter Jr. cancels pro day because of hip injury

Teams, however, seem to be all over the place with Porter, whose medical history has flat-out scared away some organizations who could otherwise be in the mix for selecting him during Thursday's draft. Porter c...More..

Steven Gerrard's latest Rangers signing has been confirmed
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Steven Gerrard's latest Rangers signing has been confirmed

The 21-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at NAC Breda and impressed during his stint in the Netherlands, scoring five goals in 12 Eredivisie appearances. Who will Steven Gerrard sign after t...More..

by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Thrilling fightback helped Halep to win her first Grand Slam title

The world number one had lost all three of her previous major finals, including two at Ronald Garros, but staged a thrilling comeback to win after two hours and three minutes. "She just raised the level of her ...More..

Kyrie Irving Confirms He Won't Sign Extension With Celtics This Offseason
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Kyrie Irving Confirms He Won't Sign Extension With Celtics This Offseason

With Irving and Gordon Hayward presumably returning next season, the Celtics will likely be the favorites to represent the Eastern Conference in the Finals. The Celtics are reportedly afraid Kyrie will lea...More..

by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Russian lawmaker says no mixed-race sex

Tamara Pletnyova , a lawmaker in the Communist Party and head of a state congressional committee on children and family affairs, discouraged women from sleeping with foreigners visiting Moscow for the quadren...More..

Player watch for Egypt V Uruguay
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Player watch for Egypt V Uruguay

Uruguay have a fully fit squad to choose from heading into Friday's early kick off. Oscar Tabarez is expected to field a traditional 4-4-2 formation with all his players in prime form. Cuper has attempted to d...More..

Report claims to show England's expected starting XI for World Cup opener
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Report claims to show England's expected starting XI for World Cup opener

Asked whether he was sure of his starting XI for England's first group match, Southgate added: 'I might sleep on it'. The England manager revealed the 20-year-old striker had picked up a "slight knock" in...More..

Malawi FA backs return to the rotation of World Cup hosts
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Malawi FA backs return to the rotation of World Cup hosts

He also said Morocco would implement the projects included in its 2026 bid , despite losing to a joint bid by the United States, Mexico and Canada. Morocco FA president Fouzi Lekjaa said: "I would like t...More..

Google Doodle celebrates diverse cultures for World Cup kickoff
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Google Doodle celebrates diverse cultures for World Cup kickoff

The joint bid won 134 votes (67%) out of the 203 entitled to vote with Morocco bagging 65 (33%) when voting took place in Moscow on Wednesday, a day ahead of the Russia World Cup 2018 . Potential host cities...More..

Boateng not thinking about Bayern comments he can go at right price
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Boateng not thinking about Bayern comments he can go at right price

I don't hide the fact that we have a financial threshold, but it won't be low for sure. "I don't know why the statements were made". Boateng admitted last month he is keen on testing himself overseas, havin...More..