• Uruguay star Suarez in final shot at World Cup redemption
Uruguay star Suarez in final shot at World Cup redemption

The emphasis on the team returning to the World Cup after 28 years has given way to attention on an individual player ahead of Egypt's World Cup opener against Uruguay . At the stadium, some Egyptian medical students residing in Grozny were amongst 8,000 fans present to see Salah, who should be one of the top contenders for the Ballon d'Or...

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  • Antoine Griezmann's Atletico Madrid-Barcelona 'Decision' to be revealed in TV special
Antoine Griezmann's Atletico Madrid-Barcelona 'Decision' to be revealed in TV special

However, Griezmann, who is now on World Cup duty with France, made the announcement to stay with Atletico on Spanish television outlet Movistar +. Griezmann has netted 112 goals for Atletico during his four years at the club, but Barcelona have been persistent in their hunt, despite being reported to Federation Internationale de Football Ass...

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  • Premier League fixtures deal Arsenal boss Unai Emery a nightmare start
Premier League fixtures deal Arsenal boss Unai Emery a nightmare start

Full of hope before the 9am announcement, many were left in a grump after discovering that the Gunners must face defending champions Manchester City and 2017 winners Chelsea in their first two games. Cardiff travel to Bournemouth on their return to the top flight, while there will be an all Portuguese affair at Molineux as Nuno Espirito Santo...

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  • Harry Kane says England will be 'aggressive and brave' at World Cup
Harry Kane says England will be 'aggressive and brave' at World Cup

Marcus Rashford could be open to a move away from Manchester United , on loan, according to The Shields Gazette (h/t The Daily Star ). The Red Arrows have given England a flypast to wish them good luck ahead of the World Cup . "We are obviously excited to be here now". "We just didn't know what to do to get back in the game when we were...

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  • Justify bags Triple Crown win in Belmont Stakes
Justify bags Triple Crown win in Belmont Stakes

The 3-year-old colt is a 4/5 favorite to win, according to Las Vegas odds, after impressive victories leading up to the event. Jockey Jose Ortiz rode the rail through the final turn of the 1 1/2-mile test, angled out, and loomed behind Justify , ready to break plenty of hearts.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to Mohamed Salah after Champions League final defeat
Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to Mohamed Salah after Champions League final defeat

Salah, 25, enjoyed a record-breaking season in the Premier League, becoming the record top scorer in one season after scoring 32 league goals - and 44 in total with Liverpool over 52 appearances. With a fifth Champions League crown secured, Ronaldo has set his sights on leading Portugal to more silverware in what will be his fourth World Cup .

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  • NZ women score mammoth 490/4 vs Ireland, highest ever in ODIs
NZ women score mammoth 490/4 vs Ireland, highest ever in ODIs

The White Ferns have even surpassed the highest record of men's total of 444/3 by England and established themselves as the queens of cricket at YMCA Cricket Club, Dublin . The previous most expensive analysis in an ODI, men's or women's, was by Australia's Mick Lewis who had figures of 10-0-113-0 against South Africa in the famous "438 game" at...

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  • Brendon Hartley SMASHES into Lance Stroll in terrifying Canadian Grand Prix crash
Brendon Hartley SMASHES into Lance Stroll in terrifying Canadian Grand Prix crash

Toto Wolff says there will be "consequences" following Mercedes' clear defeat in Montreal . Vettel heads the championship by one point, the third time the lead has changed hands between the two drivers in seven races. "We didn't apply the pressure this weekend, but I'm really going to make sure that we come back strong at the next race", Hamilton ...

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  • Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win
Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win

He became only the second player since Margaret Court (Australian Open) to pick up 11 titles at a major. Nadal's reign on the red clay of the French Open is a well-documented one - he's referred to as the King of Clay, after all - but breaking down the numbers makes it all the more impressive and it stacks up even higher when compared to othe...

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  • Kaepernick expected to subpoena Trump in collusion case
Kaepernick expected to subpoena Trump in collusion case

Meanwhile, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said during his own deposition in this case that Trump had told him to "Tell everybody [in the NFL] 'you can't win this one'". I don't understand why those who are offended by players respectfully taking a knee during the national anthem are not equally offended by stadiums full of fans screaming out ...

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  • England vs Costa Rica: Rashford, Welbeck seal win for Three Lions
England vs Costa Rica: Rashford, Welbeck seal win for Three Lions

The betting markets have reacted after impressive displays in the final pre-tournament friendly leave Gareth Southgate big decisions to make about who starts for England against Tunisia . "He is still filling out - we sometimes forget how old he is ", added Southgate. What did the pundits say? However, Navas, fresh off his third consecuti...

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  • Harry Kane signs new contract with Tottenham Hotspur until 2024
Harry Kane signs new contract with Tottenham Hotspur until 2024

The deal is a major coup for Spurs as they prepare to return to White Hart Lane next season, with their academy product having established himself as one of the most lethal strikers in world football over recent seasons. Since making his debut in 2011, the striker has notched up 140 goals in 220 appearances for the North London outfit. I'm just e...

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  • Liverpool's £53m move for Nabil Fekir stalls over fitness concerns
Liverpool's £53m move for Nabil Fekir stalls over fitness concerns

Unconfirmed reports suggest that Liverpool attempted to renegotiate the fee late on after a problem was flagged up by the medical - believed to be involving Fekir's knee and his past injury problems. Olympique Lyonnais is delighted to be able to count on the presence of their captain in 2018-2019'. Liverpool have been linked with the 24-y...

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  • Del Potro 'relaxed' despite failing to take his chances against Nadal
Del Potro 'relaxed' despite failing to take his chances against Nadal

After holding there, Nadal broke del Potro to take that set and was on his way, taking 14 of the past 17 games. Thiem, who will be competing in his first Grand Slam final, beat Nadal at last year's Italian Open and won the pair's most recent meeting at the Madrid Open last month.

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  • Grab a tissue, and watch T.J. Oshie's emotional Stanley Cup interview
Grab a tissue, and watch T.J. Oshie's emotional Stanley Cup interview

Alex Ovechkin can breathe easy. "When your captain is doing everything it takes, guys follow the leader". He's answered his critics, who said he lacked heart and the leadership skills to win it all. The day your first child was born, or maybe the day they finally moved out of the house. You see him in the playoffs this year, he's our best player...

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  • LeBron’s Honest Explanation as to Why He Left Cavs in 2010
LeBron’s Honest Explanation as to Why He Left Cavs in 2010

James said the challenge for all executives and some "players" is to build a team with the talent and smarts to compete with the Warriors . One could imagine a world where James slots in right next to Green on the floor, and dips into his usage both as a playmaker and a defensive force flying all over the court.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo makes 'irreversible decision to leave Real Madrid'
Cristiano Ronaldo makes 'irreversible decision to leave Real Madrid'

While his form in the first half of the campaign was often disappointing, Ronaldo still finished last season with 44 goals to his name, including 15 in the UEFA Champions League as Real won it for the third year running. Bernardo Silva cleverly nodded William Carvalho's lofted pass into the path of the fast-arriving Guedes, who made no mistake wi...

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  • Belmont Stakes Draw: Justify Is Favorite in Bid for Triple Crown
Belmont Stakes Draw: Justify Is Favorite in Bid for Triple Crown

He's doing great and I just think he deserves a chance to run with the best. He hasn't had it often recently, and figured he was due. The 10-horse field was revealed at the draw for post positions. This is the only horse who matters on Saturday. Vino Rosso , who finished ninth in the Derby, is trained by three-time Belmont victor Todd Pletcher a...

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  • Trent Alexander-Arnold debuts & Jordan Henderson starts as England beat Costa Rica
Trent Alexander-Arnold debuts & Jordan Henderson starts as England beat Costa Rica

Pope will be England's third-choice shot-stopper at the tournament behind Jordan Pickford and Butland, but he would still relish making his senior global debut. Rashford, who impressed throughout with his speed and control, fired England ahead in the 13th minute, unleashing a dipping drive from the right which flew past Costa Rica keeper Key...

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  • Rafael Nadal cruises past Richard Gasquet into French Open last-16
Rafael Nadal cruises past Richard Gasquet into French Open last-16

Nadal was at his most overpowering best as he mercilessly shoved Richard Gasquet out of his way with a 6-3 6-2 6-2 triumph that gave him a ideal present for his 32nd birthday today and only served to make him an ever-firmer favourite to yet again lift La Coupe des Mousquetaires a week today.

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  • XFL Names Andrew Luck's Father, Oliver, Commissioner and CEO
XFL Names Andrew Luck's Father, Oliver, Commissioner and CEO

The new XFL will reimagine football for the 21st century when it kicks off in early 2020. In 2001, the XFL debuted to big ratings on NBC before viewership fell off sharply and the league folded after one season. Luck was also the first president and general manager of Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo, where he helped the team win back-to-back...

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  • Leroy Sane omitted from Germany World Cup squad
Leroy Sane omitted from Germany World Cup squad

Sane impressed throughout the season, having scored 10 goals and provided 15 assists in 28 league appearances. Sane's City teammate, Ilkay Gundogan was, however, included in the team as well as regulars like Mesut Ozil , Toni Kroos, Sami Khedira and Jerome Boateng.

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  • Paul Pogba needs to raise his game but is 'indispensable' - Didier Deschamps
Paul Pogba needs to raise his game but is 'indispensable' - Didier Deschamps

Losing Griezmann to La Liga champions Barcelona would be a massive blow for Atletico, and the club are desperate for their talisman to stay. "He knows that we love him very much and that he is the figurehead here, a very important player".

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  • Andre Iguodala of Golden State Warriors pain-free, eyes Finals return
Andre Iguodala of Golden State Warriors pain-free, eyes Finals return

The Warriors are playing from ahead for a change. If the Warriors continue to play the way they did Sunday, this will be a short series - four or five games. "I love that people wanted me on their team, but at the same time I just wanted to hear from the coaches and the players about what they needed or why they wanted me on their team and what I...

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  • Djokovic advances at French Open
Djokovic advances at French Open

While Djokovic found himself somewhat vexed by the situation, he remained in good spirits after reaching a ninth consecutive quarter-final at Roland Garros , particularly after such a hard year due to his elbow injury. Djokovic broke for 3-1, seeing out the decisive moments in a set where he won only three more points than his opponent. Verdasco...

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