Murray excited to end 11-month absence at Queen's this week

Stakhovsky, who once beat Roger Federer at Wimbledon, took the final set 6-2 to move into the last 16 in Yorkshire. Murray , who had right hip surgery in January, lacked match sharpness but his timing and, more importantly, his movement generally ... More..

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by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

'Furious' Maradona wants to meet Argentina players

According to 1986 World Cup victor, Ricardo Giusti, Burruchaga has confirmed that the coach has been stripped of his effective power ahead of the Nigeria game.Giusti said: "The players will decide the team...More..

Harry Kane's three goals lead England to rout of Panama
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Harry Kane's three goals lead England to rout of Panama

England player Jesse Lingard was among those revelling in England's victory today, tweeting a picture of his successful strike with a tornado emoji and the hashtag #JLingz. Despite that, it's been a promisin...More..

Messi stressed & unhappy at World Cup, says Zabaleta
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Messi stressed & unhappy at World Cup, says Zabaleta

Nigeria did Argentina a big favour when they beat Iceland in their last match, giving La Albiceleste hope of turning things around and escaping their group. Iceland , on the other hand, are known for bou...More..

Thiago Silva:
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Thiago Silva: "Neymar insulted me" in Brazil win over Costa Rica

Both put their open hands together with their thumbs locked and fingers outstretched to make what looks like the double-headed eagle displayed on Albania's national flag. In the FIFA World Cup in Russian Fede...More..

World Cup stars mostly stifled, with one Portuguese exception
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

World Cup stars mostly stifled, with one Portuguese exception

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor retired before, after losing in three consecutive finals (2014 World Cup, 2016, 2016 Copa America) but was convinced to return for the challenge of leading his country to the 20...More..

Kvitova wins Birmingham title to boost Wimbledon bid
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Kvitova wins Birmingham title to boost Wimbledon bid

She has a reliable two-handed backhand and a solid forehand, and will look to come to the net as often as she can. Rybarikova, a grass-court expert whose career was at risk of ending after wrist and knee surg...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

How to Watch Denmark vs

The victor of Group C will take on the runner-up of Group D (Nigeria's section) in the Round of 16 in Kazan on Saturday 30th June, while the victor of Group D will play the runner-up of Group C in Nizhny Novgor...More..

Mavs’ Luka Doncic unlikely to play in Summer League
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Mavs’ Luka Doncic unlikely to play in Summer League

Doncic, 19, was selected third overall by the Atlanta Hawks and the Slovenian's rights were traded to the Mavericks for Oklahoma product Trae Young and a projected first-round 2019 pick. The move potentia...More..

How Argentina should line up against Nigeria
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

How Argentina should line up against Nigeria

He posted a picture of himself in Nigerian attire taken during the ceremony of his chieftancy. All of which suggests that Argentina's youth development functions smoothly and efficiently: that a large numbe...More..

Liverpool ready to offer Real Madrid €180m for Marco Asensio
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Liverpool ready to offer Real Madrid €180m for Marco Asensio

Shaqiri has huge interest in his signature, given his is available for just over £13million due to a release clause in his contract - which kicked in following Stoke's relegation from the top-flight last season...More..

Germany celebrations 'scornful', says angry Sweden coach
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Germany celebrations 'scornful', says angry Sweden coach

If Sweden beat Mexico on Wednesday and Germany beat South Korea , three teams would be tied atop Group F with six points, sending it to tiebreakers that start with the best goal differential. "As he play...More..

Love story: Mexico's second win brings roar of cheers for the coach
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Love story: Mexico's second win brings roar of cheers for the coach

At 66%, this is the highest percentage of a team's goals to be scored at the World Cup this year, with Nigeria next on 50% (one of two). "I think it had an impact on us and now we are very much united hav...More..

Serena To Find Out Her Wimbledon Seeding's Tuesday
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Serena To Find Out Her Wimbledon Seeding's Tuesday

All eyes will be on Serena Williams when Wimbledon gets underway next week as the seven-time champion bids to win her first Grand Slam crown since becoming a mother. But when McEnroe was asked about the dow...More..

Diego Maradona: Lionel Messi's not to blame for anything
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Diego Maradona: Lionel Messi's not to blame for anything

Which Nigerian player do you expect to shine at the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup? 'They say you f***** me up, ' the midfielder sarcastically jibed at Pavon in a video on Twitter. "Leo has played as wel...More..

Sixers trade 39th pick in National Basketball Association draft to Lakers
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Sixers trade 39th pick in National Basketball Association draft to Lakers

We won't rest until we get it right. "They were both texting me after we picked him, saying, 'Man, that's another good culture piece for us'". As you guys know, Magic is all about excellence here, and we want...More..

James Harden named 2018 NBA MVP
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

James Harden named 2018 NBA MVP

This performance comes just a few weeks after Travis brought out the newly-announced MVP, James Harden , out on stage at Governors Ball to rock out with him. James was able to lead the Cavaliers to the Finals ...More..

Mascherano: relationship with Sampaoli is 'completely normal'
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Mascherano: relationship with Sampaoli is 'completely normal'

ALSO READ: World Cup 2018: Musa Revives Nigeria ... Argentine Football Association (AFA) president Claudio Tapia has given his backing to Sampaoli after holding a meeting with the embattled coach on Friday,...More..

Stopping Ronaldo? Iranian fans attempt to deprive Portugal players sleep
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Stopping Ronaldo? Iranian fans attempt to deprive Portugal players sleep

In 26 matches competitive matches since Santos took over in September 2014, Portugal have won 20 and lost twice, with one of those being a penalty shootout defeat by Chile in the 2017 Confederations Cup. Wher...More..

Swiss players investigated over 'double-headed eagle' goal celebrations at World Cup
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Swiss players investigated over 'double-headed eagle' goal celebrations at World Cup

However, its independence remains a contentious political issue, as it has not been recognized by an array of countries, including Serbia and Russian Federation. FIFA's disciplinary panel could impose only a fi...More..

Egypt Vs. Saudi Arabia Live Stream
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Egypt Vs. Saudi Arabia Live Stream

Abdallah El Said played a long ball over the top and Salah needed just two touches, the second lifting it past Yasser Al-Mosailem. Essam El-Hadary then preserved Egypt's lead, the 45-year-old saving a Fahad...More..

Tabarez not anxious by slow Suarez start
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Tabarez not anxious by slow Suarez start

Check out the brand new daily JOE World Cup Minipod hosted by Dion Fanning and Paddy McKenna featuring Roy Keane rage, goal machine Ronaldo and why Sepp Blatter really loves Ireland. This will go down in th...More..

Maradona to Messi: 'You are not guilty of anything'
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Maradona to Messi: 'You are not guilty of anything'

It is understood that several players approached Argentine FA president Claudio Tapia to ask that Sampaoli be either sacked or give them a voice in team selection. Thank you for making me the happiest woman in ...More..

Brazil hit by injures, not even coach escapes medical…
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Brazil hit by injures, not even coach escapes medical…

I am not specifically talking about the risk to Neymar . Injury concerns are already taking its toll on the Brazilian team as Douglas Costa has now been ruled out of his side's final World Cup group game a...More..

World Cup qualifying scenarios for every team before final group games
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

World Cup qualifying scenarios for every team before final group games

With the unpredictable results throughout the opening two rounds - it proved once again, the magic of the global showpiece remains alive. Having been on the front foot for much of their first two matches, Mor...More..

Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz condemns racist abuse after World Cup loss to Germany
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz condemns racist abuse after World Cup loss to Germany

The Swedes began Sunday's training session in Gelendzhik by uniting behind Durmaz as he read a statement from his cellphone. Durmaz went on to add that he was "proud to represent the Swedish national team ...More..

Ahmed Musa is as dangerous as Lionel Messi
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Ahmed Musa is as dangerous as Lionel Messi

Nicolas boasted that the Argentines would get themselves better in the game against Nigeria even though he admitted that the Super Eagles are a better side. Nigeria's win over Iceland means Argentina can s...More..

Messi, Mascherano to pick Argentina’s team
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Messi, Mascherano to pick Argentina’s team

Argentina will face Nigeria in St. Petersburg on Tuesday in a game vital to their chances of moving on. Bronnitsy: Diego Maradona has requested a meeting with Argentina´s players in an attempt to inspire t...More..

Will Portugal, Spain both advance to last 16 on Monday?
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Will Portugal, Spain both advance to last 16 on Monday?

Spain have the advantage at the moment with one booking against the two of Portugal . Should they lose this match, it will be just the second time that Morocco have lost all of their group games, having...More..

Lukaku, Hazard dazzle in seven-goal thriller
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Lukaku, Hazard dazzle in seven-goal thriller

But they could not compete with Belgium's vastly superior firepower and Lukaku gave the Red Devils breathing space once more with a dinked finish from a Thomas Meunier pass just before half-time. Bronn, the s...More..