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by | June 26, 2018 | 21:31

Who will come out on top in the battle of the managers Gernot Rohr or Jorge Sampaoli? The Super Eagles of Nigeria have now won six games at the World Cup and all of them have come against European oppositions. Goalkeeper Willy Caballero has had a nightmare tournament so far, in particular when he gave the ball away cheaply to allow Croatia to open the scoring in the second game and Sampaoli said he would not hesitate in dropping his experienced players.

by | June 26, 2018 | 16:27

The award winners for the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season will be revealed Monday night at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., highlighted by the announcement of the Most Valuable Player award. He was also a finalist for Play of the Year for his spectacular block of Jazz forward Royce O'Neale in March, but the award went to James for his game-winning jump shot at the buzzer against the Minnesota Timberwolves in February.

by | June 25, 2018 | 07:27

But as he struggled for fitness a picture of Salah walking beside Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov became a major talking point at the World Cup. CNN in the USA reports that the 25-year-old is considering quitting the Egyptian national team, due to "unhappiness" with how the FA have used him for political purposes.

by | June 25, 2018 | 06:52

Vettel was 11th by lap 10, eighth by lap 15, and fifth by lap 20, at the back of the lead group. Hamilton dominated the race, qualifying and Friday's practice sessions boosted by an engine upgrade that Mercedes had expected to roll out in Canada, when Hamilton finished fifth and lost his lead to race victor Vettel.

by | June 25, 2018 | 06:06

And while Aguilar acknowledges Colombia have no choice but to win, he is adamant Pekerman's side are calm and are not dealing with any "drama". It was a record-breaking goal, propelling the 19-year-old to become Africa's youngest ever goal scorer in the history of the World Cup .

by | June 25, 2018 | 05:39

Everyone wants the ball, nobody shies away and we're all good players here. Like England did in their first game, sides must keep one outfield player on the pitch and in the opposition's half to prevent this. England captain Harry Kane is the best No 9 at the World Cup , according to his coach Gareth Southgate . The 25-year-old has the intelligence to get into good positions, but also the unselfishness to provide for his team-mates - making him a popular and valuable member of this ...

by | June 25, 2018 | 05:09

But Djokovic, who was sidelined by an elbow injury a year ago, could yet deliver with a first Queen's title if he stays strong this weekend. But over the years, I have been forced to learn how to play on it, and winning Wimbledon several times just built that confidence of being on the grass, and I love it now.

by | June 23, 2018 | 19:27

Uruguay on Wednesday booked their place in the FIFA World Cup knockout stage along with Russian Federation, as Luis Suarez scored the victor on his 100th worldwide appearance in a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Rostov-on-Don. With the "Fubo Premier" bundle, you will get access to all four of the World Cup soccer TV channels in most markets. "We've done everything we could for the national team players", he thundered, before adding: "They've blackened my face".

by | June 23, 2018 | 19:22

He took the field for the match between Belgium and Panama in Sochi last Monday. Philippe Coutinho's goal against Switzerland was his 11th for Brazil - five of those have come from outside the box. Neymar has shown how important the World Cup is to him and, to his credit, he never gave up on Friday, even when the ball refused to go in. With Brazil increasingly trying their luck from outside the box as Costa Rica defended with discipline, Willian shot over and Navas saved ...

by | June 23, 2018 | 18:26

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku is looking to add to the two goals he scored in their opening 3-0 rout of Panama for the clash at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow. In a high tempo game, Lukaku bagged a second consecutive brace, taking him to seven goals in his last four worldwide games, while captain Hazard notched his first goals of the tournament in a dominant performance for the Red Devils.

by | June 23, 2018 | 17:24

In the 73rd minute, Yuya Osako netted the victor against Colombia by a header to give Japan their first win of the 2018 world cup. In their World Cup Group H opener, Poland and Colombia were each defeated 1-2 on Tuesday by Senegal and Japan, respectively, reports Efe.

by | June 23, 2018 | 05:35

The Arsenal star scored Switzerland's first goal with a thumping long-range effort before celebrating vigorously with a "double eagle" gesture - the symbol of Albania. Politicians in Switzerland and Serbia had their say, too, in the matter. Unlike Croatia, who had erected a "cage" for Lionel Messi on the inside-right area of midfield, Serbia's central players had to deal with a much more varied threat.

by | June 22, 2018 | 23:12

But this time he hopes it will knock out the South Americans. A draw would be enough to eliminate the Argentines but would leave Nigeria's fate resting on the outcome of Iceland's game against Croatia which kicks off at the same time.

by | June 22, 2018 | 22:58

Don't miss a moment of the World Cup! Neymar left Brazil training early on Tuesday after stretching for a ball and complaining about pain in his right ankle, according to Globo . In one particular occasion during the match, Neymar angrily remonstrated with the referee who seemingly responded by telling the Brazilian to stop yapping.

by | June 22, 2018 | 22:48

The 6-foot-8 Ukraine native averaged 14.6 points per game in his senior season at KU. Pelinka, team president Magic Johnson, and head coach Luke Walton, all of whom assumed their current roles with the franchise within the past two years, have a vision for the franchise.

by | June 21, 2018 | 04:51

When is FIFA World Cup 2018 Sweden v/s South Korea match? The Koreans and Swedes have been drawn against Germany , the reigning world champions, and Mexico , who have never failed to get out of the group stage at a World Cup . The Swedes saw the rest of the game out with relative ease and have given themselves a real chance at qualifying from the group. "That was the attitude from the players coming into the match", Shin told a news conference.

by | June 21, 2018 | 03:41

Majid Hosseini is an Iranian right back and relatively new to the team with just 1 cap. We are here to compete. The refusal by Nike to provide sports equipment to the players annoyed manager Carlos Queiroz, who accused the USA company of "mixing sport with politics" and called their decision a "crime against football" .

by | June 20, 2018 | 03:31

Kane's winning header came as the clock had just ticked over into injury time. You can not trust us to then recover from a bad performance or result in the first game. "I didn't want it to be so easy that we were walking over them", said Jonathan Phillips, from London and in Russian Federation for the first time, after it looked like the match would end in a draw until the last minute.

by | June 20, 2018 | 02:21

Mohamed Salah is set to feature in Egypt's second World Cup game against hosts Russian Federation on Tuesday. Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah lays on the pitch following injury during the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine on May 26, 2018.

by | June 18, 2018 | 18:37

The Cavs will meet the victor of Monday's Game 7 in the Western Conference between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors, with Game 1 of the NBA Finals coming on Thursday, May 31. Al Horford finished with 17 points and Jaylen Brown had 13 but he was just three-of-12 from the three-point line. Jeff Green with 19 points. Cavs break off a 14-4 run, which included a J.R.