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Diego Costa denies stamping on Iran 'keeper, says Spain were provoked

Much of the build-up to this match was focused on an apparent lack of unity in the Spain side, following on from Julen Lopetegui's shock sacking last week, al...


Banned Blatter arrives in Russian Federation for World Cup

In September 2015, Swiss authorities announced Blatter was under investigation for a £1.3m "disloyal payment" to Michel Platini, the ex-boss of European footbal...


Dwight Howard Reportedly Headed to Brooklyn for Timofey Mozgov

Stop us if you have heard this one before, but Dwight Howard's departure was evidently precipitated by some chemistry issues with his teammates. Howard avera...


Rashford praises England's 2-goal captain Kane

The Three Lions required an injury-time victor from captain Harry Kane to get past Tunisia despite starting well, with the North African side having equalis...


RUMOR: Cavs don’t think they have enough to trade for Kawhi Leonard

Furthermore, Leonard reportedly plans on telling other potential suitors that he won't re-sign with them in 2019 when he becomes a free agent, as he prepares to...


Saudi Arabian World Cup team's plane catches fire in midair

The Saudi Football Association issued a statement saying that "The Saudi Football Federation wishes to reassure everyone about the safety of all the members o...


Why Jose Mourinho is upset at Liverpool's 18/19 Premier League fixture list

And while City may feel hard done by at having to begin the defence of their title with a trip to a traditional big rival - despite recent reports of the Premi...


Watch fans cause mini natural disaster in Mexico City after game-winning goal

The German team will be leaving Vatutinki later Tuesday to fly to Sochi to start preparations for the second game. Now, they are asking questions of themselves....


Arsenal Sign Bernd Leno From Bayer Leverkusen

I'm happy, I'm proud to sign for Arsenal . "Bernd is a goalkeeper of high quality and experience". The 26-year-old, capped six times by his country, joins ...


Japan capitalizes on man advantage to upset Colombia

Not only was Osako instrumental in both goals , he sprawled to block a close-range shot by Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez in the waning minutes. This ...


Federation Internationale de Football Association looking into Mexico supporter anti-gay chants during Germany match

The Luzhniki Stadium erupted with noise at around 6pm local time as Mexico's Hirving Lozano scored what would end up being the winning goal. Hirving Loza...


Only college players expected to attend National Basketball Association draft

He's now listed as going fourth to the Grizzlies in Gary Parrish's latest mock draft . The Chicago Bulls hold the seventh pick. But after Porter's schedu...


Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball-tampering by ICC

They penalised Sri Lanka before play on Saturday with a change of ball and the award of five runs to West Indies . The Sri Lankans were told play could not...


Diego Maradona accused of making racist gesture at Argentina match

Sergio Aguero gave his side a 19th-minute lead, but Iceland equalised less than five minutes later through Alfreð Finnbogason. Huge geothermally heated ind...


History-making Afghanistan get baptism of fire in Test cricket

Rahane said it would be an "honour" for every Indian player to be part of the match and acknowledged Afghanistan's big moment on the cricket field. Not many...


Kawhi Leonard: NBA insider makes BOMBSHELL trade prediction for Spurs star

All of Leonard's nine appearances with the Spurs this season were prior to the All-Star break, none of them coming after January 13. Kawhi Leonard isn't co...


Berger and Finau vault onto leaderboard in third round at US Open

A par is a really good score". Rory McIlroy was better on day two of the US Open , but not good enough to make the cut at Shinnecock Hills as he missed...


World Cup opening ceremony time, TV channel and who is performing

Williams, who has previously performed at private parties organised by wealthy Russian business people, said he loved coming to Russia . The showpiece ev...


Liverpool target Thomas Lemar set to sign for Atletico

France travel to the World Cup on the back of a surprising 1-1 draw with the U.S. in Lyon on Saturday night, but Griezmann reckons there's no need for his team...


Get to know England's World Cup squad with 'The Lions' Den'

Another win might pit them against either Brazil or the holders Germany in the last eight. How would England fare against Spain? 'We're all really l...


Arab teams' best showing at World Cup is marketing dream for brands

Drinks firm Coca-Cola led the charge for Saudi Arabian mindshare by becoming the official sponsor of the Saudi National Team, as well as the 2018 FIFA World Cu...


Guardiola: 'I'll never manager Barca again'

Toure left City at the end of the season following eight hugely successful years but he brew up a storm earlier this week by claiming in an interview with Fran...


Justify becomes 13th Triple Crown victor after Belmont victory

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness victor is the early 4-5 favorite for Saturday's 1 ½-mile Belmont, the longest and most grueling of the three-race series. Ju...


Salah hits out at Ramos over Champions League final injury

Salah went on to confirm he is hoping to be fit to play in Egypt's first World Cup game against Uruguay next Friday, as he looked forward to the finals in Russi...


Marcus Rashford Shines in England's Last Warm-Up Game

Southgate said he was "really pleased" with England's final World Cup preparations and the squad had avoided any serious injuries. Gareth Southgate made...


LeBron James likens Golden State Warriors to New England Patriots

James admitted that the Warriors , who lead the series 3-0, are more talented than the Cavaliers. Wednesday night's Game 3 of the NBA Finals was the 100t...


Arsenal plan talks with reps of Man Utd midfielder Fellaini

However, Jurgen Klopp is ready to let Salah go, as reports claim that he has already found a replacement for him in Nabil Fekir. Atletico Madrid star Grie...


Ahead of North Korea summit, Trump softens Iran rhetoric

It's about willingness to get things done", he said. Hosting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Oval Office for consultations before the Singapore ...


Nabil Fekir: Liverpool close to £53m deal for Frenchman

The France worldwide is on the verge of a move to Anfield ahead of the World Cup. Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas appeared to rule out Liverpool's chance...


Ariya vaults into lead at US Women's Open

But it wasn't over. The two went to sudden death, and Jutanugarn beat Kim with a par on the second sudden death hole. At the 2016 ANA Inspiration she lost a two...


Nigeria's kit sold out minutes after release

The shirt alone is priced by Nike at £64.95. Footballers including Arsenal's Alex Iwobi and ex-Cheslea man Jon Obi Mikel will be donning the jerseys as they...


Man Utd announce transfer deal to sign Brazil midfielder Fred

Brazil gave Fred permission to leave their training camp to tie up the move and he is due to return to rejoin the World Cup squad for a friendly against Aust...


Serena Williams Withdraws From French Open With A Fierce Message

Williams , a 23-time Grand Slam champion , was playing in her first Grand Slam since she won the Australian Open in early 2017 while pregnant. She said:...


Roland Garros day 8 recap: the dudes abide

The 27th-seeded Gasquet trailed 5-0 in the first set before winning the next three games and moving 30-0 ahead on Nadal's serve. Marin Cilic has moved into t...


Dimitrov bows out of Open in straight sets

The smash to end it wasn't his only one of the match. "I always play well at a Slam and always build my form to peak at a Slam. Maybe it's a dream, because no...


National Basketball Association fines Cavs' Thompson $25,000 after Game 1 incident

If I was betting, I would say Klay is playing [Sunday] just based on who he is and his attitude today, for sure". James, who has played in some 1,400 National...


Chiefs Offensive Lineman Earns His Medical Degree

The next step is a residency. He said being a part-time resident might be hard, but he's managed to find away in the past. But Duvernay-Tardif's story is fascin...


Capitals show guts in beating Golden Knights in Game 2

The attendance number is the best of the team's three watch parties at the arena - with seats, again, filled in the 400 level. "Fleury's been pretty good all ye...


Manchester United want Gareth Bale as Jose Mourinho awaits Real Madrid response

However, Pochettino only signed a new five-year deal worth around £8.5m a year with Spurs last week. It has emerged that Los Blancos have already made con...


Egypt FA: 'Mohamed Salah out for up to three weeks'

The nature of Salah's injury is still unclear but Egypt's medical team are confident he will be available for the World Cup in Russian Federation. "After th...


NFL players weigh sitting out season until Colin Kaepernick is signed

Players who do not wish to stand have the option of waiting in the locker room. San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid , center, and quarterback Colin Kaepe...


Zinedine Zidane Steps Down As Real Madrid Coach After Champions League Treble

Hinting at differences in summer planning Zidane said: 'If I don't think clearly that we are going to keep winning then it is best to leave rather than continue...


Manchester United set to swoop for £17.4m Porto wonderkid Diego Dalot

That's because, according to the Telegraph , they've triggered Diogo Dalot's €20 million (£17.44 million) release clause. His move out of Porto was imminen...


Barcelona's Lionel Messi reveals plans for Newell's Old Boys return

While Barcelona chiefs would not allow Arsenal to talk to Messi as they had no interest in selling the Argentinian forward. The 30-year-old spent time w...


Liverpool complete signing of Fabinho from Monaco

He's a really technical player and I'm sure that he will adapt to the Premier League as soon as he arrives", he told a news conference in London on Tuesday. Can...


Goalies under siege in Game 1 shootout between Caps, Knights

Fleury enters the Stanley Cup Final with a.947 save percentage that will be very hard to maintain, but he'll be among the all-time great performers if he can ...


Daniel Ricciardo wins the 2018 Monaco GP

Sergio Perez was ninth fastest with Pierre Gasly rounding off the top 10 for Toro Rosso. Fortunately Ricciardo managed to fend off multiple challenges from F...


Golden Knights last ones standing after Wild West shootout

Well, science is a liar sometimes, and that added wrinkle went out the window when the two teams that went the distance were the two teams that looked least lik...


Warriors return to Finals as Rockets go ice-cold in Game 7

Paul came up huge in Game 5 , scoring 20 points in 38 minutes to help pace the Rockets to a crucial win. To find out how to watch a live stream of the deci...


Chris Paul out of Rockets lineup for Warriors decider

After the game, Curry told reporters coach Steve Kerr had some advice after his rocky start. The point guard remains a game-time decision going into the 7th a...