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Pakistan cricketer Ahmed Shehzad tests positive in a dope test

Pakistan cricketer Ahmed Shehzad tests positive in a dope test Indiscipline has seen him being ignored by the Pakistan selectors time and again and now a failed dope test. While Shehzad faces the prospect of the three-month ban, he has the right to go for a second sample test. According to a report on cricbuzz , Shehzad, who recently played for Pakistan in the Twenty20 series against Scotland, was tested during the Pakistan Cup where he played for Kh... [Full Article...]

Wawrinka eases to opening win at Queen's

Wawrinka eases to opening win at Queen's The outcome was less surprising only to those who saw Rybarikova beat Pliskova in the second round of last year's Wimbledon , and who knew the Slovak won her first WTA title nine years ago on these same courts in Birmingham. Wawrinka moves on to face former Queen's victor Sam Querrey of the United States or British wild card Jay Clarke . Last year's semi-finalist Gilles Muller was the first ... [Full Article...]

Rockets fans troll Ayesha Curry's new restaurant on Yelp

Rockets fans troll Ayesha Curry's new restaurant on Yelp Rockets fans might consider having a slice of humble pie with Ayesha's ribs when the spot opens. Steph Curry's wife is opening International Smoke in Houston in July - and a bunch of haters have already bombarded the page with anti-Warriors trash talk, as first pointed out by National Basketball Association reporter Tomer Azarly . [Full Article...]

France to include Olivier Giroud, Blaise Matuidi in starting XI vs Peru

France to include Olivier Giroud, Blaise Matuidi in starting XI vs Peru If so, a win by Les Blues will see them through and Peru out. There are changes expected in both squads for this one, with some changes in the middle likely coming for France as it aims to find some more creativity in the final third. [Full Article...]

Atletico Madrid defender Lucas 'very happy' Griezmann staying

Atletico Madrid defender Lucas 'very happy' Griezmann staying Thomas Lemar has agreed to join Atlético Madrid from Monaco , with the winger signing his contract at France's World Cup base in Russian Federation. He confirmed the defender and his centre-back partner will be spoken to by the club. The French forward has already got off to a splendid start to their World Cup 2018 campaign in Russian Federation, by scoring a penalty in the game against Aust... [Full Article...]

Nabil Fekir on Liverpool and his future

Nabil Fekir on Liverpool and his future Lyon issued a statement on their official website confirming that the deal was off and suggested that any move was dead in the water, however, Fekir agent, Jean-Pierre Bernes, has now claimed the saga isn't over and the attacker could yet join Liverpool . [Full Article...]

Loftus-Cheek will replace Dele Alli against Panama

Loftus-Cheek will replace Dele Alli against Panama Carragher noted that Rashford's positive contribution after he replaced Sterling in the 68th minute gave England the impetus to break down a stubborn Tunisia rearguard. Southgate appears to be weighing up a very attack-minded formation switch that would see Rashford and Kane lead the line, with Jesse Lingard and either Sterling or Loftus-Cheek in support. [Full Article...]

France vow to up the ante as World Cup rivals flounder

France vow to up the ante as World Cup rivals flounder If we have those types of players on the park we have a really good opportunity to win the game". It was nice having what felt like a home game the other night and seeing a sea of gold out there. "They have excellent players up front, they have some very fast players", he said, singling out Paolo Guerrero and Jefferson Farfan. "I actually haven't played that many games with Millsy", the Switzerl... [Full Article...]

Loftus-Cheek wants Chelsea chance despite competition

Loftus-Cheek wants Chelsea chance despite competition The 22-year-old looks set to replace the injured Dele Alli in Sunday's Group G fixture with Panama, having impressed in a cameo appearance against Tunisia. The midfielder's words are certain to be taken seriously by the Stamford Bridge hierarchy as they continue to ponder yet another change of manager. [Full Article...]

'Lay off Messi', says Argentina coach before Croatia clash

'Lay off Messi', says Argentina coach before Croatia clash Argentina's tactical system has been roundly criticised after failing to beat Iceland, yet there isn't any complacency within the Croatian camp ahead of the fixture. Against Iceland, he had gone with a four-man defence. Meanwhile, France will be looking for a second World Cup Group C win against Peru Thursday while Australia need to bounce back from their heart-breaking defeat to Les Bleus ag... [Full Article...]

Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic

Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic A hot dog cannon can be a lot of fun at a baseball game, but sometimes it can be risky. "It just came out of nowhere". McVay was nursing a shoulder injury and was unable to catch or swat away the flying tube of meat. "It's going to go down the side of my face". The Phillies apologized to McVay on Tuesday and the team has offered her tickets to any game. McVay doesn't plan to take legal act... [Full Article...]

Signs bad for Messi’s last chance to emulate Maradona

Signs bad for Messi’s last chance to emulate Maradona Messi had 11 shots at goal against the tiny European nation, including a missed penalty in the second half. "He is the first one who wants to win". But it became harder in the 64th minute of Argentina's opener when his tame penalty was saved by Iceland's goalkeeper - watched inevitably by Maradona who had lapped up adoring cries of "Dieeeeego!" beforehand. [Full Article...]

ICC Releases New FTP; Includes Test Championship and ODI League

The test arrangement will culminate in a final at Lord's in June 2021 with the points allocation system to be confirmed at a later date. The sides will each play six Tests - three home and three away - starting next year before the best ranked two teams meet in a final in 2021. [Full Article...]

Lewandowski frustrated in Poland World Cup loss

Lewandowski frustrated in Poland World Cup loss Overall, it was a good display of midfield compactness and defensive solidity. Cisse said the whole of Africa was closely monitoring the progress of Senegal . The crowd had to wait until the 13th minute for the first attempt at goal. Idrissa Gana Gueye's shot was tame at best, heading wide, without Wojciech Szczesny needing to worry about it. [Full Article...]

Mexican Soccer Fans Cause Minor Earthquake Following Winning Goal

Mexican Soccer Fans Cause Minor Earthquake Following Winning Goal Italian Soccer fan Peter Taccogna - who was born Catholic but says soccer is his religion - believes the Germans have nothing to worry about. Known for their superb defense, the Serbians needed just one goal , a superb free-kick in the 56th minute by left-back Aleksandar Kolarov, to beat the Costa Ricans one-nil and scoop all three points from their first Group E match. [Full Article...]

Cavani reveals why he swapped shirts with Egypt's Salah after Uruguayan's win

Hector Cuper doesn't know what his future holds now that Egypt is on the brink of World Cup elimination. We discuss the Russians' 3-1 win over Egypt and our sadness for Egyptian star Mohamed Salah during our World Cup Day 6 recap on the Planet Futbol podcast. [Full Article...]

Senegal and Japan fans help clean up stadiums following World Cup games

Senegal and Japan fans help clean up stadiums following World Cup games They're not alone in promoting clean spectating: Senegalese fans have also been spotted indulging their tidying-up tendencies during this year's competition; the two teams face each other on Sunday, virtually ensuring a spick-and-span stadium afterward. [Full Article...]

Neymar limps out of Brazil training session

Neymar limps out of Brazil training session Brazil have been handed a huge disappointment after Neymar was taken out of their training session after just ten minutes. Neymar was initially in the middle trying to regain possession of the ball but as soon as he made a block with his right foot, he grimaced in pain. [Full Article...]

Spain confirm goalkeeper for Iran clash

Spain confirm goalkeeper for Iran clash He was also at fault when he gifted Switzerland a late equaliser in a friendly earlier this month. Nearly 50 per cent of 40,000 fans voting in a poll on Spanish newspaper AS said they wanted Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to start against Iran . [Full Article...]

West Ham land club-record Diop signing

West Ham land club-record Diop signing The deal follows swiftly after the club confirmed the signing of defender Issa Diop from Toulouse on Tuesday evening for a club-record fee, reported to be #22million, with full-back Ryan Fredericks having also come in from Fulham on a free transfer. [Full Article...]


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