• Wenger names three countries that can win 2018 World Cup
Wenger names three countries that can win 2018 World Cup

SAMARA, July 4 ― England's victory over Colombia on penalties today not only moved Gareth Southgate's men into the World Cup quarter-finals, it also propelled them to second favourites to win the tournament. The spokesman said: "We had a bit of a peak after the game finished, mainly with large groups dispersing and moving out of the pubs". ...

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  • Russian Federation stun Spain 4-3 on penalties to reach World Cup quarters
Russian Federation stun Spain 4-3 on penalties to reach World Cup quarters

Spain were dominating possession but complacency edged into their game and the next big chance fell to Russian Federation in the 36th minute, Golovin bending a shot wide after Dzyuba held off Ramos to win a header. Russian Federation forward Denis Cheryshev said he got quite emotional after his team upset the odds to eliminate highly fancied ...

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  • Octopus killed for food after correctly predicting 3 World Cup games
Octopus killed for food after correctly predicting 3 World Cup games

Rabiot was caught in the coastal town of Obira, north-west of Hokkaido, on the day of Japan's opening World Cup match against Colombia in Russian Federation on June 19. However, Kimio Abe , who caught the animal, revealed it had since been taken to market, where it was sold and turned into seafood, reports the Independent.

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  • England vs India: Deepak Chahar, Krunal Pandya called up for T20I series
England vs India: Deepak Chahar, Krunal Pandya called up for T20I series

Krunal (and Chennai Super Kings pacer Deepak Chahar ) earned his maiden India call up to replace the injured Washington Sundar and Jasprit Bumrah . Krunal, the elder brother of India all-rounder Hardik, is another player who has fought hard to attract the attention of the senior team management.

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  • Thailand cave rescue: how will they get them out?
Thailand cave rescue: how will they get them out?

BANGKOK-The moment that rescue divers Rick Stanton and John Volanthen found 12 Thai schoolboys and their soccer coach after almost 10 days in a flooded cave is hard to forget. The boys were discovered on Monday by British divers some 400 metres from where they were believed to be stranded several kilometres inside the cave.

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  • England's youngsters hungry to end 12-year knockout drought
England's youngsters hungry to end 12-year knockout drought

Speaking with The Guardian , he said: "It's rather sad that they use such a festive and friendly environment as the World Cup to target a country and continue to stigmatise it with a completely unrelated issue". It has been much discussed, but the result against the Red Devils may well have opened up an easier path for Gareth Southgate's side, who...

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  • Wimbledon 2018: Serena beats Rus to enter second round
Wimbledon 2018: Serena beats Rus to enter second round

The 23-time Grand Slam champion wore a head-to-toe white ensemble by Nike - the same brand that created her Wakanda-inspired catsuit to mark her triumphant return to the sport after almost 14 months gone for the birth of daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian.

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  • James Rodriguez unavailable for Colombia in round of 16 vs. England
James Rodriguez unavailable for Colombia in round of 16 vs. England

The victor of the match between England and Colombia in Moscow will play whoever comes out on top in the clash between Switzerland and Sweden - but first England have to overcome the quarter-finalists from the last World Cup . Controversy struck in the 38th minute when, while jockeying for position for a free kick near the Colombia box, ...

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  • Real Madrid linked to $116M offer from Juventus for Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid linked to $116M offer from Juventus for Cristiano Ronaldo

Meanwhile, Ronaldo remains silent about his future, with reports in both Portugal and Italy also revealing Juve's interest - which has not been denied by Madrid. " Everyone should remember that I had a deal to buy him as a kid, Ronaldo, but [Marcelo] Salas said no, so it didn't happen ". Uruguay eliminated Portugal from the tournament with a 2-...

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  • Andy Murray backs Nick Kyrgios to shine at Wimbledon
Andy Murray backs Nick Kyrgios to shine at Wimbledon

But the former world number one, who was crowned Wimbledon champion in 2013 and 2016, is making slow progress in his return from hip surgery in January. The tournament begins Monday. Asked if he could have pulled out from Wimbledon , Murray told Sportsweek on BBC Radio 5 live: "Yes, it is still possible".

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  • What matters on World Cup Day 20
What matters on World Cup Day 20

The game kicks off at 2 p.m. EST. "It'd be great to have someone with connections here lift a World Cup ". It can also be streamed on mobile or tablet via the Fox Sports Go app, which can be downloaded in Apple's app store and the Google Play store.

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  • Blow by blow: Senegal vs Colombia
Blow by blow: Senegal vs Colombia

At the half-way mark in the final round of games in Group H, Japan and Senegal remain poised to qualify for the round-of-16. "I am very anxious", Pekerman said after Colombia advanced to the round of 16 with a 1-0 win. Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly was part of a Napoli side that finished runners-up to Juventus in Serie A this season. ...

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  • Stars Who Could Retire After World Cup Exits
Stars Who Could Retire After World Cup Exits

At 33, Cristiano Ronaldo must surely be nearing the end with Portugal's national team. Edinson Cavani has not suffered a calf muscle tear, Uruguay said on Monday, increasing the chances that he could play in the World Cup quarter-finals against France.

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  • How Japan cleaned up at the World Cup
How Japan cleaned up at the World Cup

Belgium scored three goals in the final 25 minutes to earn the 3-2 victory. However, Messi's Argentina lost 4-3 to France and Ronaldo's Portugal were beaten 2-1 by Uruguay in the last 16 on Saturday. FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Streaming: Brazil have not had the best of the starts in the World Cup in Russian Federation this year. "This is ...

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  • Uniqlo rallies Roger Federer from Nike deal in time for Wimbledon
Uniqlo rallies Roger Federer from Nike deal in time for Wimbledon

During practice sessions before the opening match, Federer did wear Nike shorts. While no financial details were revealed, media reported the new deal will be worth around $30 million a year, compared with the $10 million a year agreement Federer had with Nike.

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  • Watch NBA star CONFIRM Thunder move at Russell Westbrook party — Paul George
Watch NBA star CONFIRM Thunder move at Russell Westbrook party — Paul George

Hours before National Basketball Association free agency opened with the three-time champion as its most coveted prize, James returned today to Southern California, where he has two homes and a film production company. George's return to OKC is a monumental moment for the Thunder. From Oklahoma City's perspective, this was quite a coup. Still, ...

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  • Mexico coach rips 'clown' Neymar for milking injury
Mexico coach rips 'clown' Neymar for milking injury

MEXICO had hope, some genuine hope, more than just cautious optimism that they could get a long-awaited first victory over Brazil at a World Cup, that they could for the first time since 1986 they would advance to the " quinto partido " or the fifth match at world football's showpiece tournament.

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  • Maradona offers to coach Argentina for free
Maradona offers to coach Argentina for free

The Spokesman of the NFF, Ademola Olajire, told the News Agency of Nigeria that most of the players left Russian Federation for their respective bases, where they have since re-united with their families. Neymar has been overshadowed by Philippe Coutinho for Brazil, Harry Kane's goals don't come without the overall excellence of England's attackin...

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  • Barcelona won't compete with Man Utd for Chelsea midfielder Willian
Barcelona won't compete with Man Utd for Chelsea midfielder Willian

The Brazilian has been a target of Jose Mourinho's for a few months now and has even been flirting with the possibility of the move actually happening. Willian , who registered 13 goals and 12 assists last season, is now at the 2018 World Cup with Brazil. The Spanish champions are exploring options to bring the price down and it has been sugges...

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  • Real Madrid say Neymar bid report 'absolutely untrue'
Real Madrid say Neymar bid report 'absolutely untrue'

Madrid said the report by Spanish public broadcaster TVE is "absolutely untrue, " adding they had "made no offer of any kind to PSG or the player". Neymar moved to Paris for £200m from Real's domestic rivals Barcelona past year, but amid rumours of his unhappiness in Ligue 1, talk over a switch back to Spain has gathered pace.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Switzerland through to last 16 to meet Sweden
Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Switzerland through to last 16 to meet Sweden

However, it was the Swiss who took the lead in the 31st minute when Blerim Dzemaili smashed home from 8 meters after a good nod down from Breel Embolo and he almost doubled the lead a minute later with a shot which was deflected out for a corner.

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  • Belgium and Brazil into World Cup quarter-final
Belgium and Brazil into World Cup quarter-final

Few expected the Blue Samurai to get out of their group, not least because of the change at the top. We do not always talk about work, though. Lukaku may have a real shot at winning it following the departures of Cristiano Ronaldo , Lionel Messi and Diego Costa though he'll certainly have to keep the goals coming.

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  • LeBron Will Wear #23 For Lakers; Jersey Pre-Orders, Ticket Prices Skyrocket
LeBron Will Wear #23 For Lakers; Jersey Pre-Orders, Ticket Prices Skyrocket

The relationship between Johnson and James as the team goes forward, and how their respective legacies stack up, will be an interesting subplot to James' time with the Lakers. The Los Angeles Lakers have a new superstar - L.A. -Bron. In a statement Monday, Sherwin-Williams announced it is "evaluating other options" for what will replace the Jam...

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  • Herrera backs De Gea after Spain's World Cup exit
Herrera backs De Gea after Spain's World Cup exit

The odds on England winning the World Cup for a second time were immediately cut from 6-1 to 5-1 after Russia's victory, making them third favourites behind France (7-2) and Brazil (4-1) with bookmaker William Hill . "What I have clear is that I'm proud of the way Hierro and his staff have behaved". Coach Stanislav Cherchesov , still refusing...

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  • Twitter explodes as Aaron Finch breaks record of highest T20I individual score
Twitter explodes as Aaron Finch breaks record of highest T20I individual score

The Aussies won the first match comfortably while chasing a small target of 117. He carried over his form in the Men in Yellow's next match versus Zimbabwe as well. In 2013, he scored 156 against England and today, he broke his own record to score 172 against Zimbabwe . His knock against the Zimbabwe cricket team on Tuesday means he now ho...

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