Croatia beats Russia in shootout, advances to World Cup semifinals

Croatia continued to dominate possession and Krammaric had the first shot of the second half, acrobatically volleying Vrsaljko's cross straight into the waiting hands of Akinfeev. Croatia also came through the last round on penalties after drawing ... More..

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Serena drops first set but zooms into semis
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Serena drops first set but zooms into semis

Williams dug deep to deny Camila Giorgi a famous victory with a fighting 3-6 6-3 6-4 quarterfinal comeback win over unseeded Italian on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ Time). "I haven't gone a day without seeing her". ...More..

De Bruyne: Mbappe a star for the next 15 years
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

De Bruyne: Mbappe a star for the next 15 years

Kevin de Bruyne and Romelo Lukaku, so unplayable in the last battle, were not given much of a sniff and it was left to captain Eden Hazard to provide the bright moments. Martinez added: "Thierry has brought...More..

Eden Hazard Discusses Real Madrid Amid Chelsea Exit Rumours
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Eden Hazard Discusses Real Madrid Amid Chelsea Exit Rumours

Before the France match, he has even openly been flirting with a Real move after saying: "Zidane or no Zidane, the white jersey [of Real] is special but the blue jersey suits me well so it does not bother me if...More..

Antonio Conte begins Chelsea preseason with double session
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Antonio Conte begins Chelsea preseason with double session

However, the players are unaware of the situation and are faced with waiting until Monday to see who will be running their session. Chelsea have been in negotiations with Sarri, who has already been replace...More..

Pogba dedicates France win to Thai cave survivors
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Pogba dedicates France win to Thai cave survivors

Teenager Kylian Mbappe, who was not part of the France team two years ago, said even in his wildest dreams he would not have imagined reaching the World Cup final. "This is exceptional. I am very happy for ...More..

Giroud hopes 'living legend' Henry manages France some day
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Giroud hopes 'living legend' Henry manages France some day

Although Mbappe was already widely regarded by scouts and managers as the outstanding teenage talent in Europe when Monaco knocked De Bruyne's Manchester City out of the Champions League previous year, the Belg...More..

Sterling at heart of England World Cup bid despite goal drought
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Sterling at heart of England World Cup bid despite goal drought

The way this World Cup has gone, however, might have turned the tide somewhat. Paul the psychic octopus famously predicted the outcome of several games at the 2010 World Cup. "It gives you goosebumps to see h...More..

'Hell No on Kavanaugh': Left-Wing Protesters Blast Trump Supreme Court Pick
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

'Hell No on Kavanaugh': Left-Wing Protesters Blast Trump Supreme Court Pick

Some conservatives have expressed concerns about Kavanaugh, questioning his commitment to social issues like abortion and noting his time serving under President George W. "What matters is not a judge's politi...More..

Federer advances to 16th Wimbledon quarter-final
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Federer advances to 16th Wimbledon quarter-final

Federer, the tournament's top seed and defending champion, swept through the first set against Adrian Mannarino of France in just 16 minutes, allowing only five points in the six games. The seventh-seeded play...More..

Wilshere leaves Arsenal for London rival West Ham
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Wilshere leaves Arsenal for London rival West Ham

The England midfielder signed a three-year deal to join the Hammers on Monday after leaving Arsenal at the end of his contract. West Ham have already signed goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, centre-back Iss...More..

Modric reveals Croatia biggest concern ahead of England clash
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Modric reveals Croatia biggest concern ahead of England clash

Vida is a key player for Croatia and has become even more so with Sime Vrsaljko doubtful for Wednesday's game with a knee problem. The challenge posed by Croatia is likely to be more demanding, especially...More..

Rockets determined to sign Carmelo Anthony
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Rockets determined to sign Carmelo Anthony

The Rockets plan to pursue forward Carmelo Anthony after his expected departure from the Thunder via being waived or bought out, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Anthony opted into his $27.9...More..

Over 24000 fans gather in fan zone in Moscow to thank Russia
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Over 24000 fans gather in fan zone in Moscow to thank Russia

Placed 70th in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings, home team Russia was the lowest-ranked team competing in the tournament. Russia's players and coach addressed a crowd of their newf...More..

New Orleans family honors loved one with unusual funeral
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

New Orleans family honors loved one with unusual funeral

A New Orleans family chose to remember their son in a rather unique way. Matthew's mother Temeka says her son was a bit of a homebody, who only recently started to venture out to walk the dog she'd recently g...More..

Federation Internationale de Football Association recognises World Cup fever in Bangladesh
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Federation Internationale de Football Association recognises World Cup fever in Bangladesh

We could only prove our worth by working hard", said Cherchesov. She said that after Croatia joined the EU in 2013, 'I wish we start living the lives of people in the European Union'. Igor Akinfeev later b...More..

Hazard content at Chelsea but dreams of playing for Madrid
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Hazard content at Chelsea but dreams of playing for Madrid

The multiple Ballon d'Or victor made noises to the effect that he may leave Real Madrid after nine years, following their third successive Champions League win in May. If you go to Juve , you'll be at the ...More..

Remaining boys, coach, doctor trapped in Thailand cave 'to be rescued today'
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Remaining boys, coach, doctor trapped in Thailand cave 'to be rescued today'

Onlookers in Chiang Rai, Thailand, watch and cheer as ambulances transport some of the rescued schoolboys from a cave where they were trapped for two weeks. Officials are hoping that the final phase of the re...More..

Thai caves: 9th boy saved on day 3 of Tham Luang rescue
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Thai caves: 9th boy saved on day 3 of Tham Luang rescue

The weather in Chiang Rai , Thailand , where the boys and their coach are trapped in a cave , is "actually quite dry", said CBS News foreign correspondent Ben Tracy. After garnering headlines with initia...More..

Southgate acknowledges England players are in a different era
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Southgate acknowledges England players are in a different era

France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is facing a Belgian team that has scored a tournament-leading 14 goals in five matches when they meet in the semifinals in St. This choice of personnel, along with wide players ...More..

Mandzukic warns Pickford to expect a 'surprise' from Croatia
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Mandzukic warns Pickford to expect a 'surprise' from Croatia

But now he is taking aim at England in a World Cup semi final. You can't reach the last eight of the World Cup if you don't have quality. Russian Federation lost to Croatia 4-3 on penalties in Sochi on Sa...More..

Lewis Hamilton starts 2018 British Grand Prix from pole position at Silverstone
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Lewis Hamilton starts 2018 British Grand Prix from pole position at Silverstone

So I was nervous I had lost part of my floor or something because the auto was moving for unknown reasons, but then it started to get better and better, after some tweaks to the settings. "I find it a bit unnec...More..

John Aldridge Lays Into 'Cheat' Neymar Following World Cup Exit
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

John Aldridge Lays Into 'Cheat' Neymar Following World Cup Exit

Neymar played the entire 90minutes, as Belgium beat the South Americans 2-1 on Friday night. According to a UK Sun report, the PSG star disclosed that the Selecao squad members were looking to make amend...More..

Pakistan beat Australia by 45 runs in T20 tri-series
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Pakistan beat Australia by 45 runs in T20 tri-series

On Friday, Short made way for debutant allrounder Jack Wildermuth for Australia's final group-stage match against Zimbabwe following a pained knock of 28 off 34 balls against Pakistan . Finch too found some ...More..

France coach Deschamps: Giroud so critical to our system
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

France coach Deschamps: Giroud so critical to our system

Kylian Mbappe admitted it will be freaky to see former idol Thierry Henry backing Belgium in France's bid for a place in the World Cup final. "I would be delighted if I can prove to Thierry Henry that ...More..

Phil Mickelson says $10M match with Tiger Woods in works
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Phil Mickelson says $10M match with Tiger Woods in works

Later, at the Players Championship, the two played together and drew heavy, heavy crowds. "We're working on a different date", Mickelson told the site Thursday. "We'll play for whatever makes him uncomfortabl...More..

Spain appoint former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique as new manager
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Spain appoint former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique as new manager

The 2010 champions were knocked out of the tournament by hosts Russian Federation in the second round, losing 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw. Fernando Hierro was given the job on a caretaker basis, to at l...More..

Unhappy Hamilton points finger at Ferrari's 'interesting tactics'
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Unhappy Hamilton points finger at Ferrari's 'interesting tactics'

Hartley took his place on the start line for the main race - won by Germany's Sebastian Vettel - but was unable to complete the first lap when his rebuilt Toro Rosso auto limped into the pits. Shortly after, ...More..

Trae Young firing too many blanks in NBA Summer League
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Trae Young firing too many blanks in NBA Summer League

Young was expected to be a top-10 pick in the draft, but it was somewhat of a surprise that he was taken as high as the No. 5 overall player selected. The two guards remained engaged as Young tried to wrestle f...More..

Rohit's century helps India clinch series against England
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Rohit's century helps India clinch series against England

Brief scores: India 201/3 in 18.4 overs ( Rohit Sharma 100 not out, Virat Kohli 43) beat England 198/9 in 20 overs ( Jason Roy 67, Jos Buttler 34; Hardik Pandya 4/38, Siddharth Kaul 2/35). England l...More..