Petra Kvitova recovers to beat Magdalena Rybarikova and triumph in Edgbaston

Rybarikova, a grass-court expert whose career was at risk of ending after wrist and knee surgeries, overcame Barbora Strycova 7-6 (1), 6-4 to reach the Birmingham final for a second time. Kvitova and Rybarikova were the only two former champions ... More..

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Missing Thai soccer team known for adventures together
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Missing Thai soccer team known for adventures together

Family members pray at the entrance of Tham Luang cave while rescue personnel conduct operations to find the missing members of the children's football team and their coach at the cave in Khun Nam Nang Non Fore...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo Reacts to Iranian Fans outside Portugal's Hotel

However, they can still play a huge role going into the final fixture as Spain , Portugal and Iran are all still susceptible to facing an elimination. Iran was awarded a penalty after a review led the mat...More..

Spain fight back to draw with Morocco and top Group B
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Spain fight back to draw with Morocco and top Group B

Spain's players acknowledge the crowd at the end of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group B football match between Spain and Morocco at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on 25 June, 2018. Moro...More..

Lionel Messi: Pablo Zabaleta makes Argentina revelation ahead of Nigeria crunch clash
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Lionel Messi: Pablo Zabaleta makes Argentina revelation ahead of Nigeria crunch clash

France and Denmark can shut out Peru in Group C, while Croatia will look to continue their unbeaten run against Iceland . Otamendi has completed 90 minutes of both games and is not believed to be under threa...More..

Federer eyes ninth Wimbledon title
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Federer eyes ninth Wimbledon title

Victory for the 21-year-old sees the Croatian secure only the second title of his career as he prevented Federer from capturing a record-extending 10th Halle victory. He is the first Croatian to reach the final...More..

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Denmark vs France
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Denmark vs France

France have eased into the tournament, doing enough to get by against weaker opposition in Australia and Peru to ensure they were one of the first names in the hat for the last 16, while showing periodic flashe...More..

Last-gasp Aspas sees Spain draw 2-2 with Morocco
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Last-gasp Aspas sees Spain draw 2-2 with Morocco

Surprisingly, it was the team with nothing to play for (and the one considered to be the worst in the group) that scored first, when Morocco's Khalid Boutaïb took advantage of a misplaced Spain pass to scor...More..

Ben Simmons named National Basketball Association rookie of the year amid controversy over status
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

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

The three candidates were Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons , Utah Jazz combo guard Donovan Mitchell and Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum . "I try not to let the media hype things up or ...More..

Dark horses, the pain for Spain and VAR
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Dark horses, the pain for Spain and VAR

Meanwhile, in Saransk, VAR rules that Portugal full-back Cedric Soares handled the ball in the penalty area, giving Iran a chance from the spot. Hosts Russia will take on Spain . Group C will take to...More..

US Open will consider Serena pregnancy in seedings
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

US Open will consider Serena pregnancy in seedings

The 36-year-old was beaten by Venus at Indian Wells in March and suffered a dismal first-round exit against Naomi Osaka in Miami. 'Our ratings on NBC, the day she played (against Kristyna Pliskova at the Fre...More..

Ronaldo rides the VAR roller-coaster
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Ronaldo rides the VAR roller-coaster

It had been an enjoyable evening for Cedric until the dreaded late moment. Iran levelled late on from the penalty spot through Karim Ansarifard and nearly snatched a stoppage-time victory which would have s...More..

Argentina's Javier Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Jorge Sampaoli
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Argentina's Javier Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Jorge Sampaoli

The Barcelona superstar has not provided an assist or scored a goal , and missed a penalty against Iceland that could have secured victory for the South Americans. He was working with a 4-3-3 before the World...More..

Joel Embiid trolls Lakers on Instagram a week away from free agency
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Joel Embiid trolls Lakers on Instagram a week away from free agency

Mark Heisler of Orange County Register revealed that there have been no specific reports that could support the GM's claims, but he gave a list of players James may consider playing with next season. He also ...More..

Meet Alireza Beiranvand, the 'homeless, vehicle wash worker' who trumped Ronaldo
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Meet Alireza Beiranvand, the 'homeless, vehicle wash worker' who trumped Ronaldo

The two sides shared the points in a dramatic finale as Iran were awarded a controversial late penalty through VAR , before nearly nicking qualification to the knockout stages from Portugal in the 95th min...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Suárez leads way for Uruguay to spoil 10-man Russia's party

Late in the second half, Cavani nailed Russia's coffin with a third goal as Uruguay continued a flawless run that has seen them win all their group matches; scoring five and conceding no goal. Uruguay need t...More..

Ascot punters hope blue is the colour of Queen's hat
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Ascot punters hope blue is the colour of Queen's hat

The "Body Party" singer looked like she was part of the royal family in an elegant white belted midi dress with romantic fluttery sleeves, a custom design by Edeline Lee. She accessorized with patent leather st...More..

FIFA World Cup 2018, highlights, Rostov, Mexico beat South Korea
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018, highlights, Rostov, Mexico beat South Korea

Hernandez would not be denied again, though, the West Ham striker making no mistake in drilling in his landmark goal to send the raucous Mexican crowd into raptures. South Korea can still stay alive in the t...More..

NBA Awards Roundup: Ben Simmons wins Rookie of the Year
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

NBA Awards Roundup: Ben Simmons wins Rookie of the Year

Other categories nominated for Play of the Year were Dunk of the Year, Assist of the Year, Block of the Year and Handle of the Year, all of which were determined exclusively by fan voting. He shot 54.5 percent ...More..

Argentina team meeting held:
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Argentina team meeting held: "Let's get together and move forward"

Lionel Messi of Argentina reacts during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Argentina and Croatia at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on June 21, 2018 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. "Leo is fine...More..

England march into last 16 after thrashing Panama 6-1
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

England march into last 16 after thrashing Panama 6-1

Taking their foot off the gas, England would concede on 78 minutes, with Felipe Baloy netting Panama's first-ever World Cup goal after lax defending from a free-kick. Put away both of his penalties in Alan ...More..

Neymar and Coutinho goals give Brazil win against Costa Rica
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Neymar and Coutinho goals give Brazil win against Costa Rica

However, they kept plugging away and were rewarded when Coutinho stabbed home in the first minute of stoppage time before Neymar added a second to end the match. Needing a break and to relieve the pressure with...More..

Federation Internationale de Football Association opens disciplinary case against Switzerland over World Cup goal celebration
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Federation Internationale de Football Association opens disciplinary case against Switzerland over World Cup goal celebration

Federation Internationale de Football Association also is reviewing statements that Serbia coach Mladen Krstajic made after the match. Shaqiri's flag - he also wears a Swiss one on his left boot - has bee...More..

Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz defended by team-mates after racial abuse
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz defended by team-mates after racial abuse

The Swedish Football Association's general secretary Hakan Sjostrand said that the Swedish FA reported the abuse to the police on Durmaz's behalf. After the game, Durmaz faced a barrage of abuse on social med...More..

Argentina bond with coach Jorge Sampaoli 'totally normal' - Javier Mascherano
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Argentina bond with coach Jorge Sampaoli 'totally normal' - Javier Mascherano

Argentina's forward Lionel Messi (2ndR), midfielder Javier Mascherano (C), forward Sergio Aguero (2ndL) and midfielder Ever Banega arrive a training session at the team's base camp in Bronnitsy, on June 23, ...More..

Paul Pogba reveals issues with Jose Mourinho were nothing
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Paul Pogba reveals issues with Jose Mourinho were nothing

Being a substitute, that sort of thing, it helps you to grow. France have beaten Australia and Peru so far, with Denmark left to come on Tuesday. France are still one of the favourites to win the tourna...More..

Houston Astros player switches look during game, still goes hitless
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Houston Astros player switches look during game, still goes hitless

The quick follicular change was subtle, but did not make it past the folks at Cut4. Houston Astros' third baseman Alex Bregman certainly hopes so. It played. It was Jeff Kent-esque. "It was on top of his ...More..

Astros' Bregman shaved mustache between at-bats
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Astros' Bregman shaved mustache between at-bats

Bregman was a smoother, cleaner version of himself. MLB.com reports the third baseman got a walk in the second inning, then didn't come to the plate again until the fourth inning, at which point some people not...More..

Lakers Rumors: Spurs unwilling to trade Kawhi Leonard in the West
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Lakers Rumors: Spurs unwilling to trade Kawhi Leonard in the West

An ESPN report in May said the Spurs were anxious Leonard's group - led by uncle Dennis Robertson and agent Mitch Frankel - intentionally sought to sabotage the team's relationship with Leonard in hopes of ge...More..

Mascherano reveals Leo Messi's mood in Argentina's World Cup camp
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Mascherano reveals Leo Messi's mood in Argentina's World Cup camp

There is a certain Diego Maradona in Russian Federation who would only love to take charge of the team once again. I would like to speak with you and tell you that you are not to blame for anything. "What i...More..