Croatia reach final as England throw it away

Dalic was asked by worldwide reporters if his side would be exhausted for Sunday's final against France after playing extra-time for a third straight match - just as British journalists asked him if they would be exhausted after two lots of extra-t... More..

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Rick Zamperin: Kawhi Leonard joining the Raptors is a longshot
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Rick Zamperin: Kawhi Leonard joining the Raptors is a longshot

So with the league seemingly at an impasse as this saga drags on, here's a proposition for a four-team, blockbuster deal involving the Philadelphia 76ers. However, the Spurs want two players - again, believed...More..

Papa John’s founder resigns after using racial slur during conference call
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Papa John’s founder resigns after using racial slur during conference call

Schnatter stepped down as CEO of the company in December after he linked NFL players' protests during the national anthem to lower sales for the pizza company. The media company working with Papa John's o...More..

Arsenal boss Unai Emery wouldn't guarantee Jack Wilshere starting spot
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Arsenal boss Unai Emery wouldn't guarantee Jack Wilshere starting spot

I explained to him my opinion and how I will want to create the team. He can play as a defensive or central midfielder and it is an area that Arsenal have needed to improve upon for a few seasons, and he co...More..

Kevin Anderson’s 30-club membership … and 5 other Wimbledon facts
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Kevin Anderson’s 30-club membership … and 5 other Wimbledon facts

After all, those were broad details of the mesmerising 2008 final when the Spaniard ended Roger Federer's five-year Wimbledon reign and hoisted the Challenge Cup for the first time. It had a little of every...More..

They make good love in Croatia - Lovren calls for respect
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

They make good love in Croatia - Lovren calls for respect

People are crying, they are happy in our country. For Liverpool fans the Premier League crown remains their most sought-after trophy but under the stewardship of Jurgen Klopp there is a real sense that the ...More..

Kuldeep & Rohit Dominate England | England v India 1st ODI 2018 - Highlights
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Kuldeep & Rohit Dominate England | England v India 1st ODI 2018 - Highlights

England and India , now ranked first and second respectively, play the first match of their upcoming series in Nottingham on Thursday, in what will kick off a month-long extravaganza of One-Day Internationa...More..

Smallest nation, lowest ranked team: Croatia creates many new records
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Smallest nation, lowest ranked team: Croatia creates many new records

We're facing another daunting task, but it's going to be a fantastic match. People should respect me also'. But Ivan Perisic's equaliser in the second half, followed by Mario Mandzukic's victor in extra tim...More..

Tour de France 2018: stage three
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Tour de France 2018: stage three

Cholet: "I'm rapt as dunny paper with that one, it was a super ride by the boys", said a justifiably elated Richie Porte after the Australian and his teammates got his Tour de France campaign back on track w...More..

Chicago Bears should consider these Supplemental Draft prospects
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Chicago Bears should consider these Supplemental Draft prospects

The Texans, however, are primed to make a splash in the supplemental draft . He does not have major character red flags other than basic maturity and motivational question marks, both of which could be extingu...More..

Father of Australian doctor died just after trapped Thai boys were rescued
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Father of Australian doctor died just after trapped Thai boys were rescued

The rescue mission began on Sunday morning, almost a week since the 12 boys, aged 11-16, and their coach had been discovered on an embankment 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) inside the winding tunnels. The boys, ag...More..

Wimbledon Novak Djokovic into semi-finals after accusing umpire 'double standards'
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Wimbledon Novak Djokovic into semi-finals after accusing umpire 'double standards'

He will next face either two-time champion Rafael Nadal or fifth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro . "So I think it's not fair but it is the way it is, in the mix of emotions and a tough match it happens". Mean...More..

Croatia on fire after World Cup ‘miracle’
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Croatia on fire after World Cup ‘miracle’

Croatia now have the chance to take revenge on France after losing 2-1 in Paris when the sides met in the semi-finals back in 1998 - Dalic travelled to that World Cup as a fan. I felt something odd and, after d...More..

Deschamps reveals why France beat Belgium in semi-final clash
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Deschamps reveals why France beat Belgium in semi-final clash

Captain Eden Hazard dazzled in patches but Kevin De Bruyne was quiet and Romelu Lukaku was a shadow of the player he had been earlier in the tournament, even though Belgium enjoyed most of the possessio...More..

World Cup semi-final England v Croatia
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

World Cup semi-final England v Croatia

That year, France both hosted FIFA's World Cup and won, beating Brazil 3-0. "They haven't been there for 28 years". And put in a performance. "But when you get to this point and play as well as we did i...More..

Defending Wimbledon champion Federer ousted in quarter-finals
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Defending Wimbledon champion Federer ousted in quarter-finals

Before tomorrow's quarter-finals, it is hard to see anything other than a ninth title here for Federer - who is yet to have his serve broken during this tournament - after yet another straight-sets victory on C...More..

Defending champion Federer crashes out of Wimbledon
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Defending champion Federer crashes out of Wimbledon

He next faces two-time champion Nadal or Del Potro in his first Grand Slam semifinal since the 2016 US Open. I just asked him whether he thought honestly that I damaged the court with the racket. The Swiss ha...More..

Gareth Southgate: 10 Things You Should Know
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Gareth Southgate: 10 Things You Should Know

Southgate was a key player for England at Euro 96 but saw his penalty saved in the shoot-out at the end of the semi-final against Germany which saw them knocked out. Our boys in Russian Federation are doin...More..

Macron, Putin to mix football and diplomacy at World Cup final
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Macron, Putin to mix football and diplomacy at World Cup final

While Asterix is a Frenchman, Tintin - the daring journalist - has Belgium as his home. Pogba also received praise from his manager Didier Deschamps, who paid tribute to the discipline he showed as France m...More..

Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo deal prompts strike from Fiat workers
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo deal prompts strike from Fiat workers

Veteran German footballer Toni Kroos , who has been a key player in the Real Madrid midfield since 2014 also wrote a heartfelt message to his former teammate and talisman Ronaldo. The player's agent, Jorge ...More..

Liverpool confident of signing Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Liverpool confident of signing Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City

One of Switzerland's star performances in Russian Federation, his last-minute victor against Serbia sent the side through to the World Cup's round of 16 before their campaign drew to a close with a defeat to Sw...More..

Serena Williams hints at Wimbledon royal guest
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Serena Williams hints at Wimbledon royal guest

In her 13th Wimbledon quarter-final, Serena faces Italian world number 52 Camila Giorgi today. Bertens, so impressive in her first four victories in SW19, folded in the third set and Goerges secured three...More..

Roger Federer's Wimbledon reign ended by Kevin Anderson
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Roger Federer's Wimbledon reign ended by Kevin Anderson

It was only the fifth time in Federer's career that he lost a best-of-five match that he led, two sets to none. Beating Roger Federer at Wimbledon is one I will remember. I gave it my all. But after faili...More..

Croatia 'role model' Luka Modric backed for Ballon d'Or by Davor Suker
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Croatia 'role model' Luka Modric backed for Ballon d'Or by Davor Suker

Croatia fans in Zagreb react to key match moments in the World Cup semifinal win over England . The hosts and eventual champions France came from 1-0 down to beat Croatia 2-1. We keep doing that gam...More..

Nadal to face Djokovic after beating Del Potro in epic
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Nadal to face Djokovic after beating Del Potro in epic

Del Potro raised his game again, though, claiming his third tie-break success of the match to book his date with Nadal. The world number one, playing in his first All England Club quarter-final since finis...More..

English fans toss their beers high and far to celebrate goal
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

English fans toss their beers high and far to celebrate goal

Many fans had their heads in their hands, while others shook their heads in disbelief. They'll have to be hugely proud of the team and they must think that they can beat us. "We've always watched the England ...More..

England midfielder Dele Alli believes he 'can play better' against Croatia
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

England midfielder Dele Alli believes he 'can play better' against Croatia

England seemed to have created a relaxed yet competitive atmosphere at their training base in Repino, and the darts and bowling competitions have continued as much as their on-field progression. Petersburg as w...More..

Putin to attend World Cup final
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Putin to attend World Cup final

We've analysed them. They have a serious team, who deserve to have reached the quarter-final. "They have worked in our favor and we'll carry on working on them". "We have succeeded I believe, but it's time to t...More..

Blaise Matuidi returns for France, Belgium draft in Mousa Dembele
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Blaise Matuidi returns for France, Belgium draft in Mousa Dembele

They are trained by Didier Deschamps , who won the Cup in 1998 as a player and is now trying to do the same as a coach. Henry, scorer of goals that frequently had his audiences asking "How did he do that?" whe...More..

LeBron inks four-year contract with Lakers
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

LeBron inks four-year contract with Lakers

James brought Cleveland its first major sports crown since 1964 when the Cavs won the 2016 NBA crown but lost three of four finals showdowns with the Golden State Warriors , falling to 3-6 for his career in th...More..