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'Confident' United ace 'will shine at the World Cup'

'Confident' United ace 'will shine at the World Cup' France , who find themselves in Group C with Australia, Peru and Denmark, kick-off their title hopes against Australia on Saturday, 16 June. The Frenchman started his campaign in fine form but an injury ultimately cost him his momentum and when he returned he struggled to put in top performances. [Full Article...]

South Africa clings on 42-39 to hand England another loss

South Africa clings on 42-39 to hand England another loss That onslaught produced three tries and 24 points from the visitors in the first 16 minutes. Coach Rassie Erasmus admitted he had made life a little more hard for the new captain by getting the initial tactics wrong in just his second game in charge of the national side. [Full Article...]

World Cup Coming To North America, But Chicago Won’t Host Games

That would potentially leave these 10 cities as the hosts. Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo, reporting from NY, said: "While the official name of the bid is United 2026, the three potential host nations are right now anything but united". The 2026 tournament will be the first hosted by multiple countries since the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea. Such a determination may not occur until... [Full Article...]

India vs Afghanistan, one-off Test

India vs Afghanistan, one-off Test Afghanistan's fairytale journey from gully cricketers to global stars may have begun in 2009, but they will receive their baptism in the traditional format of the game on Thursday. We are happy to be here and playing India . Rahane, who is standing in as captain for Kohli, said his side will have to fight for victory. All the focus in the lead-up to the Bengaluru Test has been on Afghanis... [Full Article...]

Nike withdraws Iran World Cup team's boots due to sanctions

Nike withdraws Iran World Cup team's boots due to sanctions Nike cited the global economic sanctions against Iran as the primary reason for the withdrawal , a effect of the Trump administration's decision to withdraw from the 2015 worldwide nuclear deal and tighten restrictions against the Asian country. [Full Article...]

Mourinho to allow Anthony Martial to leave if he lands Gareth Bale

Mourinho to allow Anthony Martial to leave if he lands Gareth Bale Lamboley told French outlet RMC :: "After thinking about all the possibilities, Anthony wants to leave Manchester United ". "There are many reasons, for now it is too early to discuss it. "We will respect the club's decision and he will stick with his commitment to the end". "He loves the club and the fans, he showed it for three years. [Full Article...]

Tyson Fury: Seferi Didn't Come To Fight, He Came To Run Around

Tyson Fury: Seferi Didn't Come To Fight, He Came To Run Around Sporadic thick right hands from Fury had Seferi on the back-foot in the fourth, and his corner evidently chose to spare him further drawn-out punishment when they summoned Edwards and withdrew their man at the end of the round. Fury's titles are now in the hands of English rival Anthony Joshua, but promoter Frank Warren said fights against Joshua and Deontay Wilder, the World Boxing Council (W... [Full Article...]

Canada to officially host the 2026 FIFA World Cup

Canada to officially host the 2026 FIFA World Cup Their lone opponent was Morocco. At the FIFA Congress in Moscow on Wednesday, FIFA's member associations voted 134 to 65, with one no-vote, in favour of the joint North American bid by Canada, the US and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup over that of Morocco. [Full Article...]

Teenager Amelia Kerr blasts highest score in women's ODI history

Teenager Amelia Kerr blasts highest score in women's ODI history Kerr is now the second women and seventh overall cricketer to go past the 200-run mark in one-day global cricket. Before her record breaking score, the Wellington Blaze all-rounder had only managed 174 ODI runs in her fledgling career. With Sophie Devine rested and captain Suzie Bates dropping down the batting order, Kasperek and, to a lesser extent, Amy Satterthwaite, also cashed in. [Full Article...]

World's Biggest Sports Event Will Return to North America

The joint bid won 134 votes (67%) out of the 203 entitled to vote with Morocco bagging 65 (33%) when voting took place in Moscow on Wednesday, a day ahead of the Russia World Cup 2018 . President Trump promised athletes would be able to enter the U.S. "without discrimination" ahead of the decision, per CNN . The "United Bid" projected that its tournament would generate more than $5 billion i... [Full Article...]

Fernando Hierro announced as new Spain manager

Fernando Hierro announced as new Spain manager In a surprise announcement on Tuesday, Real Madrid named Lopetegui as their next manager to start work after the tournament in Russia, sparking outrage among the federation and Spanish fans at the timing of the announcement. I told them we have an exciting challenge in front of us, and we can not let this affect our focus. "If not, the national team won't happen", he admitted. [Full Article...]

Where will LeBron James go once he hits free agency?

Where will LeBron James go once he hits free agency? The commissioner would just allow that a more restrictive system is "something we'll continue to look at". Jordan's Bulls still have them beat. Act IV between the Warriors and Cavs featured a drama-filled and controversial Game 1. Curry's quite happy with the team and himself claiming a third National Basketball Association title in four seasons after beating Cleveland 108-85 Friday, lea... [Full Article...]

NCAA announces transfer, football redshirt rule changes

NCAA announces transfer, football redshirt rule changes Instead of a student-athlete asking for permission to transfer from his or her school, the student-athlete will now simply inform the school of his or her decision to transfer. While conferences can still vote to create more restrictive legislation - such as preventing in-conference moves - this ruling should decrease the number of instances in which schools block players from transferring. [Full Article...]

The pros and cons of drafting Luka Doncic No. 2

The pros and cons of drafting Luka Doncic No. 2 According to ESPN , a number of teams have been interested in trading up in the draft to pick Doncic and talks are believed to only increase in the coming week. I think a guy that they have really looked at heavily is Luka Doncic of Real Madrid. Finally, we cover everything surrounding Missouri F Michael Porter Jr . [Full Article...]

Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas wins Criterium du Dauphine

Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas wins Criterium du Dauphine Thomas finished fifth on the final day in the end, having moved into the yellow jersey and clear of his rivals thanks to second place finishes at Valmorel and La Rosiere on stages five and six. "It's been two back-to-back hard stages", he added. "It's not a great situation for him, the team or just cycling in general", Thomas said. But it did give Thomas the chance to lead Team Sky. [Full Article...]

WC 2018: Blow for France as Mbappe suffers injury

WC 2018: Blow for France as Mbappe suffers injury The session was broadcast live on YouTube by the French Football Federation but although Mbappe required several minutes of attention before returning to his feet, no update was released in the following hours until the 19-year-old posted on social media last night. [Full Article...]

Taco Bell giving away free tacos today thanks to Warriors win

Taco Bell giving away free tacos today thanks to Warriors win We all have the Golden State Warriors to thank for this one-day-only gift, because they "stole" Game 3 of the NBA Finals from the Cleveland Cavilers on their home court last week. The Warriors went on to defeat the Cavaliers 4-0 in the series, marking their third championship in four years and the second time they've won free tacos for everyone, People reports. [Full Article...]

United States, Canada and Mexico awarded 2026 World Cup

United States, Canada and Mexico awarded 2026 World Cup Canada has never hosted a men's World Cup but held the women's tournament in 2015. Of the Moroccan support of note, Brazil, Italy, France, Qatar and North Korea opted to back the African country. The United States , which hosted the 1994 World Cup, is to host 60 of the 80 matches, including those in the knockout phase, while Canada and Mexico will get just 10 group-stage matches each. [Full Article...]

US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup The so-called united bid of the USA, Mexico and Canada is the technically safer option and definitely more attractive financially to the voting federations but that may not be enough to carry them over the line. "I go back all the way to growing up in London and my start in the game". With the successful bid, the men's World Cup will be coming to Canada for the first time . [Full Article...]

Arsenal agree £26.5 million transfer deal for defensive midfielder

Arsenal agree £26.5 million transfer deal for defensive midfielder He has become a key player at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris and is ranked among the best defensive midfielders in Serie A. He has one Uruguay cap and was included in Óscar Tabárez's World Cup squad for the tournament in Russian Federation this summer. [Full Article...]


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