• Ghanaians react to Russia's shootout defeat to Croatia
Ghanaians react to Russia's shootout defeat to Croatia

Dalic was full of praise for the Barcelona midfielder, saying Rakitic was in career-best form heading into a last-four clash with England on Wednesday. They sailed through the group stage - the destruction of Argentina was particularly noteworthy - but have looked ponderous ever since as they struggle with the burden of matching the class of 19...

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  • Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods considering $10-million exhibition match
Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods considering $10-million exhibition match

In their highly anticipated round on 10 May, Woods shot an even-par 72 while Mickelson melted down in a round of seven-over 79. Longtime rivals during their prime years, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have become the PGA Tour's unlikeliest buddies upon the former's return to competitive play this year.

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  • T20-International series: India wins against England by 7 wickets
T20-International series: India wins against England by 7 wickets

Here, England were made to pay dearly for not capitalising on the blistering start given to them by Jason Roy and Jos Buttler . With only 23 coming off final three overs, England had to settle for a sub-par 198. Where will India vs England 3rd T20 worldwide matches be telecast? After Kohli's wicket, India required 43 runs in 5 overs to...

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  • Lewis Hamilton finds no comfort in heroic failure
Lewis Hamilton finds no comfort in heroic failure

Raikkonen crossed the line ahead of Valtteri Bottas , who had led with only five laps of the race remaining. "You're a lion", the elated team told him over the radio at the checkered flag as they celebrated Ferrari's first win in Britain since 2011.

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  • Hamilton hopes to pull away in Austria
Hamilton hopes to pull away in Austria

With Bottas' vehicle sat on the outside of turn four a Virtual Safety auto was released to clear it up - and presented an opportunity for teams to pit drivers and lose less time than during normal race laps. Team manager Toto Wolff reflected on a dismal afternoon: "It's a tremendously painful day for us, for me, personally, the most painful in si...

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  • England into semi-final after win over Sweden
England into semi-final after win over Sweden

So how are the team feeling as they prepare to play Croatia on Wednesday? For once it was not Harry Kane who claimed the plaudits as the tournament's top scorer was kept quiet , but England found another hero at the other end of the pitch as Jordan Pickford produced three superb saves to shut out the workmanlike Swedes.

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  • Suns’ Booker signs 5-year, $158 million deal
Suns’ Booker signs 5-year, $158 million deal

Booker was 20 years, 145 days old at the time of his 70-point night, making him the youngest player in National Basketball Association history to score 60 or more points in a game. The announced signing came five days after Booker and his agent met with Suns owner Robert Sarver, general manager Ryan McDonough and vice president of basketball operat...

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  • Rafael Nadal powers past Alex De Minaur to reach last-16
Rafael Nadal powers past Alex De Minaur to reach last-16

The Spaniard, who has 17 grand slam wins in total, broke 19-year-old De Minaur twice in the second set and surged to a 4-2 lead in the third. "It's good that I faced different types of opponents I think in this first week, and was able to find a way to get through", Federer said.

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  • English all-rounder makes his way into T20I squad for India series
English all-rounder makes his way into T20I squad for India series

This will be the last T20I of the series. The match begins at 6.30 pm IST. A win for India would be their seventh T20 series win in succession. The Indian cricket team veteran also became the second ever wicket-keeper to complete five dismissals in a match after Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad against Oman in 2015.

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  • US 'working very closely' with Thailand to rescue children
US 'working very closely' with Thailand to rescue children

Their condition was not immediately clear. Half of the soccer team trapped inside the flooded Thai cave have now been brought out after divers executed a carefully constructed rescue mission. His team would camp out on the hill to try and finish its work before the rain came, he said. Gen. Chalongchai Chaiyakam said. "Their health and their...

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  • Neymar describes World Cup exit as painful time
Neymar describes World Cup exit as painful time

For the third time in a World Cup - after 1982 and 2006 - the semifinals will feature only European teams. Now, Belgium and France are set to play a semifinal match next Tuesday. The 26-year-old Brazil forward has posted a message on Instagram, a day after Brazil's 2-1 loss to Belgium in the World Cup quarterfinals in Kazan.

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  • Engand's Dele Alli busts out Fortnite dance in World Cup match
Engand's Dele Alli busts out Fortnite dance in World Cup match

England battles Russian Federation or Croatia in the World Cup semifinals at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. They were set on their way when Maguire rose imperiously to head home from a corner and Alli added the killer blow after the break as England showed they are not entirely dependent on the tournament's leading scorer Ha...

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  • England good enough to win the World Cup, says Janne Andersson
England good enough to win the World Cup, says Janne Andersson

I hope that, when they look at us, they know that everything is possible and that they can also go far". Like brothers, Kane said, and the band of brothers are heading for Moscow for at least one more game and maybe two with the final in the Russian capital on July 15.

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  • Livescore: Result of Russian Federation vs Croatia
Livescore: Result of Russian Federation vs Croatia

The players and head coach Stanislav Cherchesov have been invited by Putin to "to sum up the results of the championship and discuss Russia's World Cup heritage", Peskov told Russian news agency TASS on Sunday. Ex-Real Madrid forward Davor Suker, the current president of the country's football federation, was the golden boot victor in 1998 wi...

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  • F1: Mercedes British GP practice Verstappen brought to a halt
F1: Mercedes British GP practice Verstappen brought to a halt

The difference between the four times world champions came down to just 0.044 seconds at the end, with Vettel 0.057 faster after their first flying laps around a sizzling Silverstone circuit. The Finn, who visited Mercedes' base on Tuesday and Wednesday, said: "I followed a bit of the process of how they found the issue and how they reacted to fi...

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  • Title defender Muguruza stunned by van Uytvanck
Title defender Muguruza stunned by van Uytvanck

Garbine Muruguza's second round exit is the earliest a Wimbledon women's singles defending champion has departed since 1994. "I also think that my level was not where I wanted it to be". It was me not executing on the court well". Prior to Muguruza's defeat, second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki and seeds four through six - Sloane Stephens , Elina ...

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  • Moves the Lakers Need to Make to Compete With the Warriors
Moves the Lakers Need to Make to Compete With the Warriors

As a parting gift for his dowdy first-love, he reminded the folks in Cleveland that he brought them a ring and that was something they could both always cherish. However, when Johnson spoke to James and James' camp at the opening of free agency, James assured the Lakers that this was a long-term play for him and his decision wouldn't be affected ...

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  • Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semis to play England
Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semis to play England

Danijel Subasic was the hero once again as Croatia beat Russian Federation 4-3 on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup where they will face England. Croatia also came through the last round on penalties after drawing with Denmark. Croatia , who reached their first semifinal since 1998, dominated possession over the 120 minut...

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  • Marcus Smart reportedly frustrated with the Celtics
Marcus Smart reportedly frustrated with the Celtics

Known for his relentless defense and sometimes irrational offensive bravado, Marcus Smart has been a crucial element for the Boston Celtics as they have gone from 40 wins in his rookie season to 55 wins and one game away from the NBA Finals last season.

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  • Headcam footage shows tough Thailand cave rescue conditions
Headcam footage shows tough Thailand cave rescue conditions

Cave rescue experts have said it could be safest to simply supply the boys where they are, and wait for the flooding to subside. Bore holes have also been drilled into the rock to try to drain water out and give the boys more time. Teams of rescuers also are exploring possible cracks or crevasses that might allow rescuers to break through and m...

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  • Watch Grayson Allen, Trae Young Get Into Scuffle During Summer League Game
Watch Grayson Allen, Trae Young Get Into Scuffle During Summer League Game

The play occurred just after halftime during a Hawks offensive possession. During the fourth quarter of the game between the Portland Trail Blazers and Utah Jazz , Baldwin and Allen got tangled up near the baseline. Baldwin was assessed a Flagrant 2 foul and subsequently ejected from the game. It's going to happen. As Trae motioned to shoot, b...

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  • Maturing France must stifle Lukaku and Hazard, says Varane
Maturing France must stifle Lukaku and Hazard, says Varane

Ah well, there's always World Cup 2022, fellas. "These two teams are constructed to score and to win matches". It has fueled confidence inside the Belgium camp that it can deal with adversity and make the World Cup semifinals for the first time since 1986.

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  • England Fans Are Celebrating The Result In a London IKEA
England Fans Are Celebrating The Result In a London IKEA

It's a bit odd in our opinion, like, there's nothing like leaving the boozer and nipping down to your local IKEA after you win a match to jump on some beds. "We are really tight, we've built that". They think they are so good, they are not. "We don't have renowned, world-class players yet but we've got lots of good young players who are showing o...

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  • David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic place wager before World Cup clash
David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic place wager before World Cup clash

England fans celebrate victory over Sweden in an IKEA store. "We just need to do what is right, rather than trying to play good football". Unlike Granqvist, Delph made the trip home and was unable to play in England's last 16 clash with Colombia in order to be at her wife's side.

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  • Oklahoma City mayor declares July 7 'Paul George Day'
Oklahoma City mayor declares July 7 'Paul George Day'

Anthony's contract could be stretched from one to three years, lessening the tax luxury by the tidy sum of $91 million for the next season. As of now, Bobby Marks of ESPN said the Thunder have $150 million in luxury tax. In 2012 the franchise was reluctant to offer a big contract to future MVP James Harden because of tax bills, leaving him joini...

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