Mohamed Salah not in Egypt starting line-up for first World Cup match

Egypt will face Russian Federation on Tuesday at 8 pm Cairo time. The livewire forward's history with the World Cup is a chequered one. It was Uruguay's first win in their opening World Cup match since 1970. In 2010 - before he became the ... More..

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Nashville in the running to host 2026 FIFA World Cup games
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Nashville in the running to host 2026 FIFA World Cup games

The "United Bid " received 134 votes at Wednesday's FIFA Congress to comfortably elbow out the rival bid from Morocco , who only received 65 votes. "We cast our vote for the United bid as we believe the i...More..

Rematch on: Canelo and GGG to fight on September 15th
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Rematch on: Canelo and GGG to fight on September 15th

Golovkin fought last month despite Alvarez not being able to compete. Golovkin appeared to earn a close but clear win over the 12 rounds on the night, only for a controversial set of scorecards to rule the ...More..

Historic Griezmann goal, Pogba secure slender win
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Historic Griezmann goal, Pogba secure slender win

The Atletico Madrid striker's fierce spot-kick was cancelled out just four minutes later by another penalty, Aston Villa midfielder Mile Jedinak slotting home after Samuel Umtiti handled in the area. Going ...More..

Indian PM Modi congratulates both teams for the historic event
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Indian PM Modi congratulates both teams for the historic event

Afghanistan recently acquired test status and will play its first test match against India in Bangalore on June 14-18. They have also been part of four Twenty20 World Cups. Stanikzai is on record declari...More..

Ronaldo hits hat-trick as Portugal deny Spain in World Cup classic
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Ronaldo hits hat-trick as Portugal deny Spain in World Cup classic

Cristiano Ronaldo kick-started Portugal's World Cup clash with Spain in the best way possible - with a goal in just four minutes. Spain roared back into the contest, with Diego Costa's fearsome eff...More..

Iceland ready for 'biggest game' against Argentina, says coach
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Iceland ready for 'biggest game' against Argentina, says coach

Hallgrímsson, who was formally a dentist oversaw Iceland's qualification to Russian Federation, beating the likes of Croatia, Turkey and Ukraine on route to the finals. "We were full of adrenaline in everythi...More..

Ex-Real Madrid coach Zidane reveals his future plans
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Ex-Real Madrid coach Zidane reveals his future plans

The money man is open to putting up the mega sum for Real Madrid star Bale in a bid to help make Manchester United serial winners again. Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has revealed his future p...More..

Premier League fixtures deal Arsenal boss Unai Emery a nightmare start
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Premier League fixtures deal Arsenal boss Unai Emery a nightmare start

Tottenham's first game at their new White Hart Lane stadium will be against Liverpool on the weekend of September 15 and 16 following the first global break of the season. Championship-winners Wolves begin t...More..

Determined Queiroz will not allow Iran's problems to become excuses
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Determined Queiroz will not allow Iran's problems to become excuses

We have been giving a lot of thought to the Iran team and I think we have reached the right level in our preparations. They should come out and apologise because this arrogant conduct against 23 boys is absol...More..

Kawhi Leonard reportedly wants to leave San Antonio
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Kawhi Leonard reportedly wants to leave San Antonio

Leonard - who was drafted 15th overall in the 2011 NBA Draft - has spent all seven seasons of his career with the Spurs. He was a vital contributor to the team's 2014 championship, becoming the third-youngest...More..

Shinnecock Hills the victor on Day 1 of US Open
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Shinnecock Hills the victor on Day 1 of US Open

Yardage: 7,445. The was your US Open performance update. "All I had to do after that start was shoot even par over the next 16 holes and I'd be just fine", he said. Just behind: Jason Dufner was a stroke...More..

Salah fit for Egypt's World Cup opener against Uruguay
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Salah fit for Egypt's World Cup opener against Uruguay

Salah, who celebrates his 26th birthday today, has been nursing a shoulder injury from the UEFA Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid last month. One in five (21 percent) Moroccan fans with an opinion ...More..

Michael Porter Jr. cancels workout, may still allow medical evaluations
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Michael Porter Jr. cancels workout, may still allow medical evaluations

Questions about his ability to be a good teammate at Missouri and pre-draft interviews of Porter conducted by National Basketball Association teams attending the combine contributed to the concern. While he r...More..

Jerome Boateng put up for sale by Bayern Munich
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Jerome Boateng put up for sale by Bayern Munich

Kicker says United will have to battle Spanish clubs to land former Manchester City player Boateng. He also played a crucial role in Germany's World Cup-winning campaign in 2014. And Boateng doesn't believe ...More..

Okocha blasts Saudi Arabia after losing 5-0 to Russian Federation
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Okocha blasts Saudi Arabia after losing 5-0 to Russian Federation

Then, just as the game was drawing to a conclusion, Cheryshev waved the outside of his left boot to conjure a fourth goal , and just before full-time, Golovin's glorious free-kick gave him the goal his perfo...More..

Kyrie Irving says signing extension with Celtics
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

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

Yes, just one season removed from James' breakup with star point guard Kyrie Irving, the All-Star duo may just wear the same colors yet again, this time in the iconic green and white. The Celtics expect Irving ...More..

Rangers sign Croatian defender Katic
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Rangers sign Croatian defender Katic

It is good to be here and this is a big step for me", he told RangersTV . Rangers have been keen to take Sadiq to Scotland this summer and the player has himself admitted that he would love to get the op...More..

Fords, Stewart-Haas dominate at Michigan — NASCAR notebook
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Fords, Stewart-Haas dominate at Michigan — NASCAR notebook

It was quite a day for Stewart Haas Racing at MI. A trio of Fords rounded out the top five led by Joey Logano in third (199.800 mph), while Clint Bowyer (199.723 mph) and Brad Keselowski (199.529 mph) w...More..

by | Friday, June 15, 2018

MP warns Russian women from sleeping with World Cup guests

Tamara Pletnyova , chairwoman of the Family, Women, and Children Affairs Committee, anxious that romantic affairs with foreigners during the major sporting event may lead to an increase in single mothers in Rus...More..

Salah confirmed fit for Uruguay tie
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Salah confirmed fit for Uruguay tie

After Russia's dominance, it is up to these two teams on how they can secure three points to keep their hopes alive of staying in the top two of the table. This is Héctor Cúper's first World Cup as a manager....More..

Player watch for Egypt V Uruguay
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Player watch for Egypt V Uruguay

He added that he appreciated Uruguay as a strong team with some of the best strikers in Cavani and Suarez. On paper, having Salah fit will go a long way to helping Egypt's chances of going further than t...More..

Report claims to show England's expected starting XI for World Cup opener
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Report claims to show England's expected starting XI for World Cup opener

The Group G contenders touched down in St Petersburg on Tuesday afternoon when with Southgate's men set to take on Tunisia in their opening match, before facing debutantes Panama and 2014 quarter finalists Be...More..

James Pallotta denies Alisson to Real Madrid reports
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

James Pallotta denies Alisson to Real Madrid reports

The Brazil goalkeeper had been heavily touted with a move to the Reds following Loris Karius' horror show in the Champions League final. But it is believed that Liverpool's attempt to renegotiate the tr...More..

by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Jason Day among stars having US Open shockers

Perched just left of the 10th green, Rank surmised that his 30-yard pitch would respond differently than any he had encountered during his preparation. It trickled over the green and down the slope, and Spieth ...More..

Russian Federation beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Russian Federation beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

Mexico and the U.S. have hosted the World Cup for a total of three times between them and it's believed their profit margin was a key decision in the choice. United States soccer president Carlos Corderio said...More..

Matt Kemp, Robinson Chirinos ejected after collision at plate
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Matt Kemp, Robinson Chirinos ejected after collision at plate

Kemp was attempting to score on a hit to right field and he attempted to bulldoze the catcher on his way in. No punches were thrown. Kemp and Chirinos were ejected once the dust settled. Left-hander Cole Ha...More..

Denis Cheryshev's first touch sends Saudi Arabian defenders back to Riyadh
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Denis Cheryshev's first touch sends Saudi Arabian defenders back to Riyadh

People from all over the world have gathered around here so they can see Russia's largest stadium announcing the start of the month-long global football festival. It was Gazinsky's first goal of his worldwide...More..

Antoine Griezmann announces his decision to stay with Atlético
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Antoine Griezmann announces his decision to stay with Atlético

Honestly, Pies don't think we can bear the Dawson's Creek-level of tension. "The decision I make is taken with 100 percent certainty, as I did at Real Sociedad or when I came here". Following more intense spe...More..

Who will win the Golden Boot? Lionel Messi? Neymar?
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Who will win the Golden Boot? Lionel Messi? Neymar?

Messi, who is widely considered one of if not the greatest player of all time , won't have many more chances to win global football's biggest prize as he is 30. "It's the answer to 'Which roster do you want?...More..

Robbie Williams flips off the camera at the opening ceremony
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Robbie Williams flips off the camera at the opening ceremony

Russian president Vladimir Putin then gave a speech at the Luzhniki Stadium. It is across the river from Luzhniki Stadium, which will host seven games at the World Cup, including the opening game on June 14 a...More..

Sadio Mane offers update on his future
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Sadio Mane offers update on his future

Mane scored 10 goals and provided seven assists in 29 games in the Premier League in 2017-18. The Senegal worldwide made 44 appearances for Jurgen Klopp's charges in all competitions this past season and sc...More..

Kiwi teen sets batting record in women's ODI
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Kiwi teen sets batting record in women's ODI

After the latter's dismissal, Kerr went on to stitch a brilliant 295-run stand for second wicket along with Leigh Kasperek (133). The 17-year-old broke the record with two fours and one six in last three ball...More..

Best Tweets: 'Unai Emery, Welcome to the Premier League' - Arsenal's brutal start
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Best Tweets: 'Unai Emery, Welcome to the Premier League' - Arsenal's brutal start

The 2017/18 runners-up have Tottenham at home in their third game, with Brighton, Burnley, Watford, Wolves, West Ham and Newcastle are their other early season opponents. But the former Paris Saint-Germain and ...More..

India Vs Afghanistan, One-Off Test: Shikhar Dhawan Hammers Century Before Lunch
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

India Vs Afghanistan, One-Off Test: Shikhar Dhawan Hammers Century Before Lunch

The hosts will have their best spinners in the world - Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja , who have singlehandedly dominated on home turf adding much to the script of India's rise to the top spot in ...More..