• Ireland women take sixth at Rugby World Cup Sevens
Ireland women take sixth at Rugby World Cup Sevens

Earlier in the weekend, South Africa's Blitzboks qualified for their first ever World Cup semi-final with an imposing 36-5 win against Scotland. Brazier has two 15-a-side world titles to her name, and as a longstanding foundation of both teams, has often flown under the radar as tryscoring superstars like Woodman and Blyde grab much of the atte...

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  • Kylian Mbappe, Messi and Ronaldo nominated for Fifa Player of the Year
Kylian Mbappe, Messi and Ronaldo nominated for Fifa Player of the Year

And he maintained that form at the finals, becoming the first English player to win the top scorers' prize since Gary Lineker in 1986. Varane is the only defender selected by a Federation Internationale de Football Association expert panel which did not pick Brazil star Neymar.

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  • Malcom agreement with Bordeaux confirmed as Roma miss out
Malcom agreement with Bordeaux confirmed as Roma miss out

He is, however, set to continue his development in Catalunya as he prepares to enter into a five-year deal. " FC Barcelona and Girondins de Bordeaux have reached an agreement for the transfer of the player Malcom Filipe Silva de Oliveira".

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  • Turkish FA president Demiroren defends Arsenal star Ozil
Turkish FA president Demiroren defends Arsenal star Ozil

The Arsenal midfielder will not add to his 92 caps, 23 goals and 40 assists for his country following political tensions regarding his Turkish roots and his omission from the starting XI during this summer's World Cup as the defending champions embarrassingly crashed out in the group stage.

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  • Team Sky's Tour Problem: Two Cyclists, Only One Yellow Jersey
Team Sky's Tour Problem: Two Cyclists, Only One Yellow Jersey

The remnants of the breakaway arrived in dribs and drabs until yellow jersey Thomas crossed the line nearly nine minutes in arrears alongside his Sky team-mate Chris Froome , the four-time Tour champion, at the head of a group of GC favourites.

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  • Joe Hart speaks out on Man City future amid Chelsea links
Joe Hart speaks out on Man City future amid Chelsea links

He is now back training with the Man City squad on their tour of the U.S. but does so knowing that he is the third choice goalkeeper at the Etihad behind Ederson Moraes and Claudio Bravo, both who have been brought in over the last two seasons.

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  • Erdogan says called Ozil, praises decision to quit German team
Erdogan says called Ozil, praises decision to quit German team

Ozil stunned the world as he announced his retirement from global football as being the target of racism by the German government, media and fans. "I never speak against Uli Hoeness, but OK, Uli Hoeness was very angry this morning because this was too much the last two months about Mesut Ozil ", Matthaus said.

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  • Daniel Sturridge reveals how Naby Keita has impressed him in pre-season
Daniel Sturridge reveals how Naby Keita has impressed him in pre-season

Back in 2016, when Manchester United broke the world's transfer fee record in re-acquiring Paul Pogba from Juventus for £89.3 million, Klopp harshly criticized the deal . "We have the players we want". The 18-year-old was close a loan to Sunderland in January last season before Klopp decided against the move after Philippe Coutinho departed ...

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  • Manchester United Ready To Spend £50m+ On Harry Maguire
Manchester United Ready To Spend £50m+ On Harry Maguire

That's the big question on every fans' lips as they enter the new season. "Pre-season, you try to be motivated and motivate the people around you but is not easy". " Mourinho's side are now just 11/10 to sign the Leicester defender, having been available at 10/1 a few days ago ". Dalot, here playing against Liverpool, is one of only three signing...

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  • Young Cubs fan gets surprise from team after adult swipes his ball
Young Cubs fan gets surprise from team after adult swipes his ball

He hit a pair of home runs in the first and second games of the Cardinals-Cubs doubleheader on Saturday, becoming the first player to hit six homers in a single series at Wrigley Field and the 28th Major League Baseball player to ever hit a home run in six straight games.

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  • Spieth Aims to Retain British Open Title But Woods Lurks
Spieth Aims to Retain British Open Title But Woods Lurks

Herbert beat home Marc Leishman, who faded with a 76 to finish at 5-over in 60th place, one ahead of Brett Rumford (74), with Cameron Smith's final-round 77 leaving the reigning Australian PGA champion at 10-over and 78th spot. In his trademark red shirt the 42-year-old looked in complete control as he birdied the fourth and sixth holes. He playe...

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  • Preseason Friendlies: Man Utd held, Dortmund thrash Liverpool
Preseason Friendlies: Man Utd held, Dortmund thrash Liverpool

Previewing the meeting with his former club, Klopp admitted he was a big fan of Pulisic , whom he tried to sign for Liverpool in August 2016, and the coach was equally impressed after the match. I think it was the third goal, he couldn't do it anymore. A report in The Telegraph claims that the move for Alisson has left Karius questioning h...

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  • Jurgen Klopp fears for fitness of players following gruelling global schedule
Jurgen Klopp fears for fitness of players following gruelling global schedule

Liverpool have already done a madness this transfer window following the signings of Fabinho , Xherdan Shaqiri , Alisson not to mention the pre-contract agreement of Naby Keita . The forward sealed a transfer to Paris Saint-Germain while Fabinho swapped AS Monaco for Liverpool , with the French teenage sensation sending him a congratulator...

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  • FIFA World Cup Neymar happy for Mbappe 9 hours ago
FIFA World Cup Neymar happy for Mbappe 9 hours ago

I hope we can have a successful season, with new silverware, too. "I have a contract and people know the objective, the reason why I went to PSG". It will be a big blow for Real, who may now set their sights firmly on Chelsea's Eden Hazard, who has been linked with a move to La Liga.

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  • Donald Trump slams U.S. media, says had 'great' meeting with Vladimir Putin
Donald Trump slams U.S. media, says had 'great' meeting with Vladimir Putin

Rubio's comments come after President Trump attempted to clarify his message from his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki , Finland, last week, insisting he did in fact support the findings of the intelligence community.

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  • Liverpool's Loris Karius and Iker Casillas respond to hateful critics
Liverpool's Loris Karius and Iker Casillas respond to hateful critics

After a close opening 25 minutes, Virgil van Dijk opened the scoring for Liverpool with a powerful header following Andy Robertson's well-aimed cross. After a lengthy summer - he wasn't involved at the World Cup finals in Russian Federation - the German keeper finally got the opportunity to get back on the saddle when pre-season got underway ea...

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  • Manchester United vs. San Jose Earthquakes - Football Match Report
Manchester United vs. San Jose Earthquakes - Football Match Report

I think Matic has all the attributes to be Manchester United captain but of course he only arrived one year ago. Captain Valencia was then forced from the field three minutes later with an apparent calf injury and replaced by out-of-favour fullback Matteo Darmian .

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  • Sri Lanka close in on Proteas series sweep
Sri Lanka close in on Proteas series sweep

Chasing 490, South Africa were 139/5 at stumps and have a huge ask ahead in saving the series. Sri Lanka ended the day with an emphatic lead of 365 runs. To say that the day belonged to Dananjaya would not be an understatement for before he wrecked the South African batting and frustrated their bowlers on the field by batting for almost two h...

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  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang full of praise for Unai Emery
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang full of praise for Unai Emery

Wilshere will definitely be hoping to somewhat reignite his career at the London Stadium, and maybe force his way back into the England set up should things go his way. The 26-year-old England worldwide featured 20 times in the Premier League last term under Arsene Wenger and would have seen his playing time "significantly reduced" under the Sp...

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  • Fakhar becomes fastest player to score 1000 runs in ODIs
Fakhar becomes fastest player to score 1000 runs in ODIs

Fakhar also went past the 1,000-run mark in ODIs during the course of his innings and has become the fastest man to the milestone in doing so. Once he reached his half-century, Zaman slowly pressed on the accelerator with the innings approaching the halfway mark.

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  • Chelsea insist Eden Hazard is not for sale amid Real Madrid interest
Chelsea insist Eden Hazard is not for sale amid Real Madrid interest

For Chelsea , on the other hand, ESPN understands the club are preparing a new long-term contract for the Belgian in order to fend off all the interest from the La Liga club. " Before that I would also like a player to come on the pitch for four or five days with me to have a clear idea of what the plan is ". The 59-year-old Sarri, who was coach...

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  • Tiger Woods cards third-round 66, climbs into contention at British Open
Tiger Woods cards third-round 66, climbs into contention at British Open

But it was significant nonetheless. He finished with a 5-under-par 66 and had to wait and see where he stood through three rounds as 32 players teed off after him. "I know what you're trying to say in asking, but let me try and get there first". Spieth's closely-shorn haircut was quickly noticed when he appeared on television Saturday afternoon...

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  • United States intelligence chief says no disrespect intended toward Trump
United States intelligence chief says no disrespect intended toward Trump

The DNI said he would have opposed that arrangement, which left Trump without an official stenographer or aides in the room. I have President Putin. In exchange, he said, Russian authorities could interview several Americans the Kremlin accuses of unspecified crimes. And learn more he did. Trump said.

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  • Trump invites Putin to USA for second meeting, stunning security boss
Trump invites Putin to USA for second meeting, stunning security boss

Trump was asked at the end of Monday's summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin: "Who do you believe" - US intelligence, which accuses Russia of election meddling, or Putin, who denies it? Putin has rejected accusations that his government meddled in the election won by Trump.

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  • Former champion Nibali out of Tour after crash
Former champion Nibali out of Tour after crash

The Astana rider caught Belgian Jasper Stuyven near the top of the Cote de Croix Neuve, a 3km ascent at an average gradient of 10.2 per cent and did not look back as he crossed the line on Saturday. I don't know what to say. "I'm still riding for Froome", Thomas told reporters immediately after the stage. "Months and months of waiting (for the ...

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