by | June 18, 2018 | 18:04

France's early verve was sorely lacking for the remainder of the half, with Australia able to keep their more illustrious opponents comfortably at arm's length before the interval. While Australia coach Bert van Marwijk admitted his disappointment at seeing VAR used against his side, he praised his players' efforts. Federation Internationale de Football Association director of referees Massimo Busacca admits the system has been rushed in for the World Cup, but insists officials are ready ...

by | June 18, 2018 | 17:52

It may seem odd but Halldorsson felt good on the goal line waiting for Messi to take the penalty, but admits that things were quite surreal. Wright, filming the action from the stands, stood open-mouthed in disbelief but perhaps he shouldn't have been overly surprised given it was Messi's fourth miss from his last seven penalty attempts.

by | June 17, 2018 | 21:05

The first success came to Asians at the world Cup 1998 in France, when the team beat team USA. Tehran: Authorities in Tehran cancelled plans to allow families to watch Iran's World Cup football opener against Morocco on Friday in the stadium and public parks of the Islamic republic's capital.

by | June 17, 2018 | 21:01

They were also held by an unfancied Russian Federation in their first outing at Euro 2016, but Manchester United full-back Young insists the current crop are ready to make an early statement this time. However, they will now be able to breathe a little easier as the forward took to Twitter to provide an update on his current injury status. "If a World Cup cannot inspire a nation, then I'm not sure what can", said the English FA technical director Dan Ashworth.

by | June 17, 2018 | 21:00

Calls for the American to be disqualified have been ignored after this freaky incident. Hitting a moving ball incurs a two-stroke penalty, and Mickelson was assessed with a 10 at the par-four hole. "I don't mean it in any disrespect. I just finally did". Most related to Mickelson's actions, while others were simply stunned by the amateurish display.

by | June 17, 2018 | 20:59

I will have a quiet week before Wimbledon with not many things going on, which is great. "It will give me a boost as well being back at world number one". In the second set though, Raonic and Pouille remained strong on serve, all the way into a second-set tiebreak (Raonic has yet to have his serve broken in this tournament).

by | June 17, 2018 | 20:10

Umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould ruled that the tourists had altered the condition of the ball at Gros Islet. The match eventually resumed after a two-hour delay, but Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have said the players are effectively continuing with the game "under protest".

by | June 15, 2018 | 15:15

Williams sang a section of Feel before he and Garifullina performed a duet of Angels as performers emerged, dressed in the colours of the flags of all 32 teams and carrying a sign bearing the name of each nation. The Independent reported that Russian Federation changed its laws on profanity in artistic performances back in 2014, mandating that offenders using profane language during a program could cop a $1,800 fine.

by | June 15, 2018 | 15:03

He even became the top scorer with 32 goals . Ronaldo, a five-time Ballon d'Or victor, expressed his admiration of Salah. "Salah has been one of the revelations of the year". There are also uncertainties on his availability it in time for the Pharaohs first match against Uruguay. However, soon after the win, Santiago Bernabéu was shaking with two jolts of probable Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo exits from the club in post-win comments made by the two.

by | June 15, 2018 | 14:36

Egypt play Uruguay - tipped by some to be dark horses - in just the second game of the tournament, following Russian Federation against Saudi Arabia in the opening match later Thursday. Here, portraits of all 23 players on the 2018 World Cup squad. "In addition to being a great player, he is very smart, very intelligent and we are going to really capitalise on him".

by | June 15, 2018 | 14:21

Manchester United exhausted and failed to land him last year but the forward ended up signing a one-year contact extension with Atletico, tying him to the club until 2022. Griezmann took the unprecedented step of announcing his decision during an extensive documentary aired on Movistar +. How much they won't pay me.

by | June 13, 2018 | 08:47

This time, Thiem instead faced Cecchinato (cheh-key-NAH'-toe), a 25-year-old from Sicily who never had won a Grand Slam match until this tournament and was the lowest-ranked men's semifinalist at the clay-court major in 19 years. Nadal is bidding to become only the second player to win 11 titles at any Grand Slam tournament after Margaret Court, who won the Australian women's singles title 11 times.

by | June 13, 2018 | 04:42

Golden State Warriors center Jordan Bell celebrates with fans during the championship parade in downtown Oakland, California . Officials had promised an "interactive" parade with some fans able to ask the players questions and giant TV screens for the crowd to see them and hear their answers as the moved along the route.

by | June 11, 2018 | 17:45

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cavs 4-0 in the best-of-7 championship series, but it was after the opening overtime loss in California when James injured himself. “Does it matter? Does it? "When you have a goal and you're able to accomplish that goal, for me personally, it made me even more hungry to continue to try to win championships".

by | June 10, 2018 | 17:00

After holding there, Nadal broke del Potro to take that set and was on his way, taking 14 of the past 17 games. "I'm very happy to return to the final at Roland Garros", he said. Nadal looked much better Thursday than Wednesday, but I think the Argentine has a big enough game-especially if the weather is overcast-to pull off the huge shocker.

by | June 10, 2018 | 15:02

The 26-year-old is perhaps the only player available to Real Madrid who would be capable of taking the limelight away from the goal machine or potentially commanding a higher salary. They are one of the few clubs that could afford the Portuguese, Madrid want Neymar and after what was spoken in Liverpool , the reality could be edging closer.

by | June 08, 2018 | 17:26

And so it proved. Del Potro fought back tears during his post-match interview and was loudly cheered by fans at Court Suzanne Lenglen. Del Potro has lost once in the French Open semifinal, which was in 2009. Halep saved two match points to win that one. "Sometimes you play better, sometimes you are more nervous". "If I play defensively and I don't take intensity, I will be lost".

by | June 08, 2018 | 17:21

The Warriors star blew the Cleveland Cavaliers away in OH, scoring 43 points and recording 13 rebounds to secure a 110-102 victory and a 3-0 lead in the NBA Finals . "As far as we go, when you look at guys who have a high IQ on our team, it's our job to make sure we're doing whatever we can to help other guys who may not be as strong in that area".

by | June 08, 2018 | 17:01

We didn't get complacent once in this whole play-off. Ovechkin scored 27 points (15 goals, 12 assists) in 24 games during the 2018 playoffs. "To have him here is awesome", Oshie said of his father. It's not quite football, but the DMV area will take a championship however it can get one. The Capitals had a third former Canadien on their roster in defenceman Jakub Jerabek , who was traded from Montreal to Washington on February 21 this year in exchange for a fifth-round pick at the ...

by | June 08, 2018 | 16:44

However, one former Galactico has issued a stern statement regarding the 33-year-old's decision making if he chooses to leave Madrid. "If Cristiano stays, does that mean that Neymar can't come?" Led by Ronaldo as Portugal were sent off to the World Cup at a Lisbon reception held by president Marcelo Rebelo De Sousa Wednesday, the five-time Ballon d'Or victor said: "What I can guarantee is a great ambition of all of us players and technical team".