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Jul 16 2018

Convicted Croatia team official keeps World Cup VIP status

Croatia were "underestimated" by English pundits who lacked respect, says captain Luka Modric . Somehow, Mandzukic was fast enough to react to Ivan Perišic's header a...

Jul 16 2018

Belgium squad handed hero's welcome on World Cup return

Now, with the World Cup winding down and England players heading home to their various clubs, ready for the next domestic season, it's natural for fans to start think...

Jul 16 2018

Tour de France heats up as favourites falter

Accelerating 1km from the finish line, the 31-year-old outpaced Pierre Latour and Alejandro Valverde in the final sprint and claimed his second Tour de France victory a...

Jul 15 2018

Cesc Fabregas backtracks on Twitter activity to bid farewell to Antonio Conte

De Laurentiis, speaking at a press conference on Wednesday to unveil new coach Ancelotti, said: "The Sarri affair is almost at its conclusion, it all depends on him". But...

Jul 15 2018

Dejan Lovren was judged too early, says Jurgen Klopp

We've had this weight on our shoulders all the time, and now people will never forget us. Asked what the difference between the two sides was, Lovren replied: "Mentally...

Jul 15 2018

Kevin Anderson wins semifinal match, hopes for format change

Nadal, the reigning world No. 1, and Djokovic , a former No. 1, boast 29 Grand Slam titles and five Wimbledon championships between them. The final score: 7-6 (6), 6-7...

Jul 15 2018

'Smoking hot' Pacquiao, 39, rolls back years to knock out Matthysse

First I would like to rest and go back home. Unable to gain a foothold against Pacquiao's swarming attacks, Matthysse (39-5-1) looked to land on the counter but was for...

Jul 15 2018

England make five changes for final World Cup game

Our welcome in Russian Federation in every city has been outstanding", Southgate said. Southgate made five changes to the team beaten 2-1 by Croatia in the last four,...

Jul 13 2018

Chelsea release Antonio Conte statement as they prepare to appoint Maurizio Sarri

The Premier League side, by all accounts, parted company with Conte on Thursday as they look to have former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri appointed as their new head coach...

Jul 13 2018

Wimbledon 2018 semifinals: Rafa Nadal-Novak Djokovic, John Isner-Kevin Anderson

A deft lob helped Nadal take the first game of the second set, before each player held serve. "It's a big chance for me to face Rafa tomorrow". He played well. I have onl...

Jul 13 2018

France peaking perfectly ahead of final

With Croatia or England awaiting in Sunday's final , the formula is one game away from working again. "The set piece was really well taken as well, and that helped m...

Jul 11 2018

Sergio Ramos Sends Message To Cristiano Ronaldo After Juventus Move

Ronaldo, whose World Cup campaign with Portugal was ended in the last 16 by Uruguay just under two weeks ago, hinted after May's Champions League final victory over L...

Jul 11 2018

Ironic twist to French fears in semi-final win, says Lloris

After being dominated in the first half, due to the awesome Hazard, they took responsibility and the control of the match after half-time. Those two are Coratia and En...

Jul 11 2018

Tottenham's Dele Alli admits discontent over World Cup form with England

It won't just be football fans in Paris and London hoping for France and England wins this week, with a number of Kiwi punters eagerly awaiting the outcome of the s...

Jul 11 2018

Is It Time To Rename Southgate Station Gareth Southgate Station?

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is down to the final four teams. "So we should not be surprised that Croatia are in the semi-finals given the quality of the players". I can...

Jul 09 2018

Croatia Hero Faces Sanctions After Politically Charged Video Emerges

Vida was quoted by the Russian newspaper Sport Express as saying that the video was meant to be a personal message. Joy quickly turned to anguish however as the defen...

Jul 09 2018

4 rescued from Thai cave in risky operation; 9 left

They were followed shortly afterwards by four others, leading to an explosion of jubilation on social media in Thailand and around the world as the rescued boys were rush...

Jul 06 2018

Brazil aim to beat Belgium over 90 minutes in quarter-finals

While Tite has come in for criticism for his policy, it means that all but one of the expected starting XI against Belgium will have captained Brazil from the start b...

Jul 06 2018

3 ways rescuers could free youth soccer team from Thailand cave

The boys appear to be in good spirits in a new video released on the Facebook page of Thai Navy SEAL . Tourists will soon be able to visit the Thai cave that a group o...

Jul 06 2018

Colombian star: American ref handed England win

Two Colombian players who failed to convert their penalties against England have began suffering insults and death threats from furious fans. England had faced pena...