Their Journey Has Been Inspirational: Dinesh Karthik on Afghanistan Ahead One-Off Test

Afghanistan are riding high on their 3-0 T20 series win over Bangladesh and the sizzling form of leg-spinners Rashid Khan and Mujeeb ur Rahman . Stanikzai has insisted that his team's spin department led by teen sensation Rashid Khan is bette... More..

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McIlroy rues another missed U.S. Open cut
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

McIlroy rues another missed U.S. Open cut

Tiger Woods would have settled for par on the opening hole in either round. Key stat: Players have made triple bogey or worse on all but six holes at Shinnecock Hills. His only bogey on Friday, at the first ...More..

Celtics' Kyrie Irving Says Contract Extension Doesn't Make Sense For Him
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Celtics' Kyrie Irving Says Contract Extension Doesn't Make Sense For Him

I am sure the Celtics would happily give Irving a contract better than Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conely; Conely is now in the third year of his five-year, $152 million contract. Irving did note that he has...More..

Egypt get Salah boost ahead of opener against Uruguay
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Egypt get Salah boost ahead of opener against Uruguay

Egypt head coach Hector Cuper says star player Mohamed Salah is "almost 100%" certain to feature in Friday's World Cup opener against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg . "If he does decide to play he will have ful...More..

Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, asks for trade
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, asks for trade

News of Leonard's trade request comes just days after the 26-year-old was expected to meet with coach Gregg Popovich to discuss the most recent season and his future with the team. The Boston Celtics reported...More..

Nike won’t supply Iran with soccer boots amid sanctions
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Nike won’t supply Iran with soccer boots amid sanctions

Iranian footballers were commended for their performance in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, where it gave tough time to the Argentine team in a group match. "This last comment of Nike was an unnecessary stateme...More..

Could Newfoundland experience a bit of the 2026 World Cup?
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Could Newfoundland experience a bit of the 2026 World Cup?

According to The New York Times , Trump providing bid leaders with letters addressed to Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino, which promised that the President's attemp...More..

Fearsome trio expected to start for France
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Fearsome trio expected to start for France

Aged 19, Mbappe is among the fresh French legion carrying expectations of winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup . He will have to guide this team, (with) the likes of ( Kylian) Mbappe and (Ousmane) Dembele to the ...More..

Anthony Martial's agent confirms client wants to leave Manchester United
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Anthony Martial's agent confirms client wants to leave Manchester United

And informal negotiations between the United hierarchy and Lamboley have been on-going for some months. Independent.ie have been told that Tottenham are eager to sign Martial and with United now struggling to...More..

Arsenal fans bemoan tough start after seeing Premier League fixtures
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Arsenal fans bemoan tough start after seeing Premier League fixtures

Emery has succeeded Arsene Wenger, who left Arsenal after 22 years in charge. So the opening two games will be important. After opening against the reigning Champions, Arsenal will then contest a London der...More..

Ryan Fox tied for 20th, four shots off leaders at US Open
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Ryan Fox tied for 20th, four shots off leaders at US Open

Phil Mickelson , Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth - the only three active players with three legs of the career Grand Slam - made only six birdies among them. Poulter admitted he struggled to enjoy his first U...More..

Antoine Griezmann announces he will stay at Atletico Madrid in 'The Decision'
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Antoine Griezmann announces he will stay at Atletico Madrid in 'The Decision'

France star Griezmann has always been linked with a move away from Atleti, with Barca holding talks with the 27-year-old's representatives in the latter stages of the 2017-18 season. Towards the end of the docu...More..

Argentina can win World Cup says Messi
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Argentina can win World Cup says Messi

Paulo Dybala: The Juventus superstar is arguably the most talented player Argentina has after Messi. "It's clear the boy doesn't know anything", Diego Maradona, Argentina's 1986 World Cup-winning captain, ...More..

Nigeria No Walkover, Messi Warns Argentina Teammates
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Nigeria No Walkover, Messi Warns Argentina Teammates

A die-hard Argentina fan in India has painted his house in the team's blue and white colours ahead of the football World Cup , saying his love for Lionel Messi's men knows no bounds. Now, all the favourite...More..

And a middle finger
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

And a middle finger

Aida Garifullina is performing with Robbie (Picture: Getty Images)What TV channel is the opening ceremony on? English singer Robbie Williams began the World Cup by displaying an obscene gesture toward th...More..

Narendra Modi hopes historic cricket match will boost ties with Afghanistan
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Narendra Modi hopes historic cricket match will boost ties with Afghanistan

To watch a live stream of the India vs. Afghanistan first and only Test cricket match from Bangalore , India, in the United States, the only source is the USA affiliate of India streaming site Hotstar a...More..

Nigeria makes fashionable entrance in Russian Federation
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Nigeria makes fashionable entrance in Russian Federation

The Super Eagles arrived aboard a chartered flight from Austria on Tuesday at the Mirealnye Vody Airport and were chauffeured to their hotel Sanatorium Istochnik in Essentuki, which is about 35 kilometres fro...More..

Arsenal to play Chelsea in International Champions Cup
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Arsenal to play Chelsea in International Champions Cup

This is first time a club has been allowed to play home games at two venues in the same season. Chelsea have announced three pre-season fixtures, one of which will take place at Stamford Bridge. "It will be...More..

David de Gea: I'm very happy in Manchester
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

David de Gea: I'm very happy in Manchester

The newly appointed Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, visited the national team squad recently to wish them luck before they began they set off to Russian Federation for this summer's World Cup . The goa...More..

NCAA eases rules on athlete transfers
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

NCAA eases rules on athlete transfers

Previously, that rule allowed players to obtain a medical redshirt if they played in four games or less than 30 percent of their games that season. Not surprisingly, Oklahoma will get just one season's worth ...More..

Spain fires football coach on eve of World Cup
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Spain fires football coach on eve of World Cup

Rubiales added: "We wish him the best of luck."Suggestions first emerged early on Wednesday that Rubiales was not happy with the situation and would remove Lopetegui just two days before Spain's Group B opene...More..

Fury fails to impress as farcical return says little about his condition
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Fury fails to impress as farcical return says little about his condition

It's been a long time out of the ring and I needed to get some rounds in. Sporadic thick right hands from Fury had Seferi on the back-foot in the fourth, and his corner evidently chose to spare him further dr...More..

Justice Is Served: America Has a New Triple Crown Winner
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Justice Is Served: America Has a New Triple Crown Winner

Preparations at Churchill Downs include posting new signs on trainer Bob Baffert's barn 33 that identify Justify as the 2018 Triple Crown victor just below the 2015 sign for American Pharoah . Mike Repol...More..

Atlético agree deal to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Atlético agree deal to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco

Listen to the latest episode of Soccer Republic Extra or subscribe on iTunes . Didier Deschamps left many top stars out of his World Cup squad but kept faith with Lemar, who scored recently for France in a...More..

Kyrie Irving says signing extension with Celtics
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Kyrie Irving says signing extension with Celtics "doesn't make any sense"

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving missed the postseason thanks to a pair of knee surgeries - the first to remove troublesome hardware, the second as a result of bacteria discovered at the site. "I think you ...More..

Johnson on top of the world after Memphis victory
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Johnson on top of the world after Memphis victory

Andrew Putnam started the final round with a share of the lead for the first time in his career. He finished bogey-free on the day and one shot back of his personal best on Tour, a 9-under 61 at the Wyndham Cha...More..

Salah joins Egypt training session
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Salah joins Egypt training session

Gronzy: Mohamed Salah , a star attraction ahead of football's 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, has made headlines for a smiling photo with Ramzan Kadyrov, strongman of Chechnya where his Egypt team hav...More..

Edmonton likely to host matches, as North America wins bid
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Edmonton likely to host matches, as North America wins bid

The US hosted the World Cup in 1994, while the tournament was held twice in Mexico (1970 and 1986). The U.S. has submitted 17 cities to host matches, but that list will be narrowed down to 10 by 2021. With a ...More..

US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

The 2026 World Cup will be the first tournament to expand to 48 teams, allowing for more venues to be selected. The current blueprint calls for Canada and Mexico to stage 10 games each, with the U.S.to host...More..

Neymar shines as Brazil beat Austria in World Cup warm-up
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Neymar shines as Brazil beat Austria in World Cup warm-up

With pinpoint precision he curved the ball from the corner flag into an empty net. Without providing details of the injury, Tite said Fred's situation was "improving" but didn't hint whether the midfielder ...More..