Vertonghen 'gutted' after semi-final loss

They could stick around for the next European Championship in two years, but the 2022 World Cup in Qatar may be a bridge too far. But FIFA said it had been informed "that due to medical reasons , the boys will not be in a position to travel to Mosc... More..

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Joe Root's exclusion from T20 to fuel England test captain's desire
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Joe Root's exclusion from T20 to fuel England test captain's desire

Kuldeep picked up three wickets in two overs and removed the England top order. England's Test captain watched on as India chased down a target of 199 easily, opener Rohit Sharma hitting an unbeaten c...More..

Gareth Southgate gave England staff handwritten notes before World Cup
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Gareth Southgate gave England staff handwritten notes before World Cup

Fans stationed behind the goal roared as a young boy wearing the Peresic name ran a scintillating line from nearly halfway to score in a packed away net. "I was surprised by England's substitutions", Burley s...More..

Cristiano Ronaldo asks Juventus to sign Real Madrid star
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo asks Juventus to sign Real Madrid star

He was once directly asked whether he would consider a move for Ronaldo and claimed it would be hard to turn down such a talent though he believes it's impossible to get him from Real. Added to that the likelih...More..

Rockets determined to add Anthony
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Rockets determined to add Anthony

Further reports have now suggested we're moving closer to that eventuality. The Rockets , led by NBA Most Valuable Player and scoring leader James Harden and backcourt partner Chris Paul , advanced with...More..

Jorginho Prefers Manchester City Move Over Chelsea
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Jorginho Prefers Manchester City Move Over Chelsea

The Blues have yet to make a signing this summer with their managerial situation having taken preference. The first-team players will be joined by select members of the loan squad, who will have decisions del...More..

How to watch the semi-finals
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

How to watch the semi-finals

England takes on Croatia on Wednesday in the second World Cup semifinal, with the victor advancing to Sunday's big game against France . "We have everything needed to do that, a great team, great staff an...More..

GOATs banter: Sachin Tendulkar and Roger Federer agree to exchange notes
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

GOATs banter: Sachin Tendulkar and Roger Federer agree to exchange notes

This came after Federer took to channeling his inner Tendulkar while playing his fourth-round match against France's Adrian Mannarino whom he defeated 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 on Monday. Roger Federer suggested a cla...More..

Hope we can outdo our '98 team: Ivan
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Hope we can outdo our '98 team: Ivan

In 1998, Croatia , which had emerged from a bitter independence war only three years earlier, made its debut at a World Cup finals. " Croatia will have to plan for that". While they have a case when it come...More..

Four boys rescued from flooded Thai cave
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Four boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

Narongsak Osatanakorn, the head of the rescue operation , said divers will need about 10 hours to prepare for the next phase of rescue, but that the operation was going "better than expected". This is a hu...More..

England through to semi finals, Croatia advance in penalty thriller
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

England through to semi finals, Croatia advance in penalty thriller

Igor Akinfeev later blocked an attempt from Mateo Kovacic . As time ticked away, the side that hammered Argentina 3-0 in the group stage seemed to be running out of ideas, perhaps the biggest compliment to ...More..

France, Uruguay set date for quarter-finals
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

France, Uruguay set date for quarter-finals

Ronaldo's 24-year-old model girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez attended the Round of 16 game, where Portugal lost to Uruguay 1-2 and were ousted from the World Cup . Pepe headed Portugal level in the 55th minut...More..

Russian Federation stun Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarter-finals
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Russian Federation stun Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarter-finals

Russia's first win over Spain since the breakup of the Soviet Union books the hosts a place in the quarter-finals, where either Denmark or Croatia await. The home crowd greeted the arrival of extra time as...More..

Lionel Messi returns to Barcelona after World Cup exit
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Lionel Messi returns to Barcelona after World Cup exit

The Brazilian superstar, the most risky one-on-one player in the world, who has his country on the cusp of its sixth World Cup title, should be celebrated for his ability to beat defenders and change a match ...More..

Lakers sign Rajon Rondo to one-year deal for $9 million
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Lakers sign Rajon Rondo to one-year deal for $9 million

He teams up with James who will join the Lakers on a four-year deal worth $153.3million (£116m). Sources told ESPN that Randle requested that the Lakers renounce him, sparing him what he believed would be a ...More..

Celebrities dazzle at Akash-Shloka’s engagement party
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Celebrities dazzle at Akash-Shloka’s engagement party

Gracing the occasion at the Ambani's renowned people from the political fraternity, business industry have also made their presence at the engagement ceremony. The luxurious 27-floor Antilia, where Akash and Sh...More..

How Japan cleaned up at the World Cup
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

How Japan cleaned up at the World Cup

Only Australia, part of the Asian confederation since 2006, were unable to register a victory, once again illustrating that organisation and fighting spirit will not get you far at the World Cup if you can no...More..

Brazil beat Mexico to reach quarterfinals; Tweeple celebrate with Neymar memes
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Brazil beat Mexico to reach quarterfinals; Tweeple celebrate with Neymar memes

But Brazilian keeper Alisson, lifted it over the goal for his first save of the game. But Neymar's sparkling performance was tarnished by yet another example of his tendency to overreact to seemingly innocuou...More..

Brazil beat Mexico to reach quarterfinals; Tweeple celebrate with Neymar memes
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Brazil beat Mexico to reach quarterfinals; Tweeple celebrate with Neymar memes

But Brazilian keeper Alisson, lifted it over the goal for his first save of the game. But Neymar's sparkling performance was tarnished by yet another example of his tendency to overreact to seemingly innocuou...More..

Phoenix select Ayton first in NBA Draft, Dallas get Doncic at third
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Phoenix select Ayton first in NBA Draft, Dallas get Doncic at third

If there's one thing that's more exciting than the picks on NBA Draft night, it's the trades . Unfortunately for Cavs fans, Doncic will not be around by the time they make the eighth pick in the draft. He's ...More..

Russian Federation beats Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarters
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Russian Federation beats Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarters

Mighty Spain dominated the field at Luzhniki Stadium, dulled the senses with mind-numbing ball movement around the perimeter of the penalty area Sunday. Russian Federation extended a streak of World Cup hos...More..

Joachim Low 'shocked' by Germany's early World Cup exit
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Joachim Low 'shocked' by Germany's early World Cup exit

With Mexico losing to Sweden in the final match of pool play at the World Cup , the only hope of Mexico advancing to the round of 16, or the knockout stage as it's also called, was defending World Ch...More..

LeBron speaks with Cavs as free agency opens
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

LeBron speaks with Cavs as free agency opens

However he had endured frustration with the Cleveland Cavaliers , culminating in this season's clean sweep defeat to the Golden State Warriors in last month's National Basketball Association finals. James sp...More..

Kobe Bryant, NBA players react to LeBron James joining Lakers
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Kobe Bryant, NBA players react to LeBron James joining Lakers

In fact, losing James in free agency would drop the team below the league's luxury tax line for the first time in quite a while. Remember: James' agent met with the Cavaliers in 2014 without James, and he ult...More..

Demand LeBron James in 'good dialogue' with Cavaliers
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Demand LeBron James in 'good dialogue' with Cavaliers

It's also worth noting that Hill is slated to make $19 million next year. He's confident, a proven scorer and he addresses a major need for the Cavs , who traded All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving to Boston p...More..

FIFA World Cup Disciplined Japan advances to round 16 2 hours ago
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

FIFA World Cup Disciplined Japan advances to round 16 2 hours ago

Senegal and Japan both finished on four points having been handed their first defeats of the tournament Thursday, and with the same goal difference and number of goals scored. With 20 minutes to play, Poland...More..

Gareth Southgate defends England team line-up for Belgium defeat
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Gareth Southgate defends England team line-up for Belgium defeat

Lukaku made a fine start to the showpiece tournament in Russian Federation, scoring braces in wins over Panama and Tunisia before being rested for his team's final Group G game against England . England's tho...More..

Russian Federation 2018, Group F: Mexico vs Sweden match highlights
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Russian Federation 2018, Group F: Mexico vs Sweden match highlights

With Sweden having topped the group, Mexico will now face Brazil in a mouthwatering second round match-up. Mexico's Hector Herrera and Jesus Gallardo during the warm up ahead of the clash against Swe...More..

Thiago Silva denies rift with Brazil team-mate Neymar
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Thiago Silva denies rift with Brazil team-mate Neymar

Although doctors said none of the injuries was serious, it wasn't immediately clear which player would be available for Monday's round-of-16 match against Mexico in Samara. Brazil defender Thiago Silva has ref...More..

Russian Federation 2018 expert picks and knockout stage upsets by CBS Sports experts
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Russian Federation 2018 expert picks and knockout stage upsets by CBS Sports experts

There had been some worrying signs, though, in the buildup to the tournament as Germany failed to keep clean sheets in their last five friendly games before the tournament, even losing to Austria 2-1 in early...More..