by | June 22, 2018 | 18:26

The images showed him exchanging passes and making challenges. Brazil and Switzerland each have one point. He tried to continue playing but a few moments later chose to leave, kicking a ball away with his left foot before limping away. It had downplayed the seriousness of the injury, saying he was confirmed to play against Costa Rica on Friday in St. Petersburg. Neymar was out all of March, April and May with a fractured right foot and sprained ankle after he was injured in a French league ...

by | June 22, 2018 | 16:08

According to the same story, Inter Milan's Uruguay worldwide Matias Vecino and Napoli forward Jose Callejon are at the top of Sarri's wishlist in the 2018 summer transfer window. "I'm disappointed that he leaves like this, but we have now a big coach [Carlo Ancelotti]". "They [Chelsea] can expect nice football because he is a very good coach", Koulibaly told Talksport about Sarri.

by | June 21, 2018 | 21:42

They'll look to improve Thursday in their second group game against a talented Peru side that lost its opening game of the tournament to Denmark. France coach Didier Deschamps made a pair of tactical adjustments after an underwhelming performance in the team's opening win over Australia.

by | June 21, 2018 | 20:16

Heartwarmingly, Senegal fans seem to have caught up with this trend as they too were seen cleaning up the seating area following their victory over Poland on the same day. A video showed fans removing rubbish from the Otkrytiye Arena, in Moscow, after they'd gone insane following their win (which we can't blame them for).

by | June 21, 2018 | 19:49

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday Blatter was visiting Russian Federation in a non-official capacity, and Blatter later said his meeting with Putin had not yet been confirmed. Federation Internationale de Football Association banned Blatter for eight years, a term reduced to six years on appeal. This restriction applies to all games of the world Cup, and not only performances of the Russian team.

by | June 21, 2018 | 19:37

The Nets will save almost $17 million on the trade in the 2019-20 season, allowing them to create two max salary slots for 2019 free agency. Mozgov has two years and $32.7 million left on his contract. At this point, that it what it is and Howard as a player is what he is - an aging former superstar who has enough game to still be a productive piece.

by | June 20, 2018 | 00:41

Tottenham played all their home games at Wembley last season while their new 62,000-seater stadium was being constructed but work is still ongoing and the club has sought permission to return to the national stadium for one game. That work has still to be completed, with Premier League chiefs giving Spurs an away start at Newcastle . Championship-winning Wolves have a home opener against Everton , before trips to Leicester and West Ham sandwich the visit of Manchester City to ...

by | June 20, 2018 | 00:40

Toni Kroos crashed a shot against the crossbar for Germany but they were never able to get back into the match as they slid to their first defeat in their opening game of a World Cup since 1982. Marquez played for Barcelona between 2003 and 2010 and plans to retire after the World Cup . "But as far as the meaning of it, I don't think it's anything to do with homosexuals, I think it is more whether, you know, you are going to chicken out as they say in the USA or are you going to face ...

by | June 20, 2018 | 00:38

It appears those reports were accurate as Arsenal confirmed this evening that Leno has joined the club and although we haven't disclosed the exact fee, the BBC are one of several outlet's who're claiming we've paid Leverkusen £19.3m. Petr Cech and David Ospina are the Gunners' frontline goalkeepers, and it is unclear who would make way for Leno. Hector Bellerin has been named as one of Unai Emery's five "untouchable" players at the Emirates, as the new Arsenal manager prepares ...

by | June 20, 2018 | 00:32

Despite being down to 10 men, Colombia didn't lose heart after going one goal down and remained confident, deservingly getting the equaliser before halftime. Sticking with the red card theme, and while it may still be early days, Sanchez received the first red card of the this year's quadrennial tournament.

by | June 18, 2018 | 11:44

Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak scored his 19th goal for his country from the spot and it was 1-1 with half an hour to play. It wasn't the final say technology would have in this game. They worked hard in their pre-tournament camp in Turkey to build fitness and structure, and maximise their hopes of emerging from a tough group featuring 11th-ranked Peru and 12th-ranked Denmark.

by | June 18, 2018 | 11:28

SIMMSA, a "seismic monitoring network" in Mexico , tweeted that at least two sensors inside the capital city detected a quake just after 11:30 a.m. Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was called up to five World Cups but played in only four of them, with Gianluca Pagliuca starting for the national side in 1998.

by | June 18, 2018 | 10:57

Had he made it thru his entire freshman campaign without injury, there's a good chance Porter would be a lock for the top pick in the National Basketball Association draft but now there's doubt that he'll go with the first overall selection.

by | June 17, 2018 | 16:16

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday he hoped a historic cricket match between India and Afghanistan would strengthen ties between the South Asian neighbours and allies in the fight against militancy in the region. India is the world's top-ranked test side. The first innings was all over in less than 28 overs. Hashmatullah Shahidi (36 not out) and captain Asghar Stanikzai (25) put on 37 runs for the fifth wicket.

by | June 17, 2018 | 16:03

Argentina superstar Lionel Messi says he feels responsible for his side dropping points in their opening 2018 World Cup clash. "And I don't think this should be his last World Cup , not with his skills and the professional way he plays".

by | June 17, 2018 | 15:35

Frenchman Antoine Greizman scored from the spot in the 58th minute after being tripped by Josh Risdon - but contact came after the Australian touched the ball first when making a sliding tackle. "But, yes, we must do better, and we can do better", said Deschamps. "It was a hard, complicated match against a tough Australian side". "The majority of French players were too comfortable or not wanting to risk too much, or not confident enough to make things happen".

by | June 17, 2018 | 09:47

I am proud of the men who championed cricket in Afghanistan in the dawn of the century and believed in themselves that one day Afghanistan will play against the best in the world", the message read. The routine of trying to push through variations - googlies, knuckle balls, arm balls - and invariably landing them short meant more easy runs through the second session for the pair, who had both had indifferent tours of South Africa earlier this year.

by | June 17, 2018 | 08:59

As was the case a year ago with Paul George , other teams will undoubtedly engage in talks with the Spurs for the talented forward and they can trade him wherever they like. Now that Leonard wants out of San Antonio they might be interested in sending that counter offer. The two-time Defensive Player of the Year has played his entire career with the Spurs since being drafted with the 15th pick of the 2011 National Basketball Association draft.

by | June 15, 2018 | 06:45

While Hamilton has won two races himself, he had a hard race in Montreal - which traditionally has been a strong circuit for Mercedes - and could only finish fifth behind teammate Valtteri Bottas and the two Red Bulls . But Vettel says it is inevitable that some races will be more uneventful than others, and delivered a staunch defence of excitement levels in F1. I am still here to win.

by | June 15, 2018 | 04:19

Stat chat Cheryshev became the first substitute to score in an opening World Cup game, while team-mate Artem Dzyuba did the same, heading home Russia's third just 90 seconds after coming on in the second half. Named flag bearers as part of a programme run by Coca-Cola, the girls, aged 13 to 17, were supposed to lead the Saudi national team onto the pitch at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium ahead of their match against Russian Federation.

by | June 13, 2018 | 03:26

One key demand of Joshua's was to have the clash in the United Kingdom, after Wilder had offered the IBF, WBA (Super) and WBO champion $50million to come to America. 'We will wait and see what happens when we get the contract back. If the Wilder fight is next up for Joshua, then the original plan of September 15 is now highly unlikely due to the lack of time involved, as well as the United States television clash with Canelo Alvarez's return from a drug's ban.

by | June 13, 2018 | 03:01

After Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith committed an all-time blunder at the end of regulation of Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals , LeBron James was left in utter disbelief. Previous year he wore a T-shirt with the word "Quickie" on it, rendered in the style of the logo for Quicken Loans, the title sponsor of the Cavs' home arena.

by | June 11, 2018 | 11:00

Asked whether his Chelsea future was linked to who is in charge at Stamford Bridge and players that might arrive in the summer, Hazard said: "Yeah I want to know". Belgium went to the 2014 World Cup with a similarly impressive collection of players and made little impact and Hazard says they need to show that their time has come this year.

by | June 10, 2018 | 09:17

The Pistons are planning to advance the three candidates to meet with owner Tom Gores , sources said. Beilein is Michigan's all-time coaching wins leader with a 248-143 record in 11 seasons. On Wednesday morning, Beilein took to Twitter and said he loves the University of MI. The flirtation between John Beilein and the Detroit Pistons is over.

by | June 10, 2018 | 06:25

Questions about his stamina deepened at the Preakness , where he exhausted over another muddy track and held on to win by ½ a length. Many owners and trainers hold back their horses from the Preakness . The great Secretariat ended a 25-year drought in 1973 in record fashion, then, four years later, Seattle Slew came along to put his ideal stamp on the feat.

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:44

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant scored 43 points on Wednesday night. Cleveland shot 50 percent in the second quarter (13-for-26) which included three 3-pointers, and the Cavaliers pushed their lead to as many as 13. The rims are supposed to be the same, but the results are quite different. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue after practice Tuesday said getting off to a fast start would be critical.

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:43

But Liverpool have dug deep and agreed a fee with Lyon , with the Reds reportedly paying an initial £48m to take him to Anfield. The French International is expected to have a medical on Friday before completing his move prior to heading to the World Cup with Les Bleus.

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:33

It's about willingness to get things done", he said. Trump said he is prepared to walk if the negotiations don't go well, but he also dangled the possibility of a follow-up meeting in Washington . Japan is a possible target of aggression from Pyongyang and a year ago, a missile test carried out by North Korea ended in Japanese waters. "Well, Kim Jong Un got back on his hands and knees and begged for it , which is exactly the position you want to put him in", Mr Giuliani said .

by | June 07, 2018 | 12:36

James hit a three-pointer to make it 101-100 before Durant fed Andre Iguodala for a dunk and then dropped in a 33-footer. "I didn't really digest it enough". An especially sore point came when Curry tripped James , who fell. They play best when they are doubted. " I agree with Bron ", Curry said Tuesday.

by | June 07, 2018 | 11:47

The Cavaliers' J.R. Smith said his team's Game 3 loss to the Warriors in the NBA Finals "hurt more" than their Game 1 loss. "It was like deja vu watching him hit that shot again", Cavs forward Kevin Love said. For as spectacular as LeBron James has been in the first two games, his Cleveland Cavaliers are down 2-0 largely because the Warriors' supporting cast members like Livingston and McGee - journeymen of sorts - are soundly outplaying their Cavs' counterparts.