• Led joint bid wins right to host 2026 World Cup
Led joint bid wins right to host 2026 World Cup

Soccer. The joint bid's plans call for 60 of the 80 games to be played in the United States - including all matches from the quarterfinals onward - while Canada and Mexico host 10 apiece. In August 2017, Morocco took the wind out of their sails by stating they will submit a rival bid for the tournament. Morocco bid leader Hicham El Amrani argue...

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  • Salah in good shape during Egypt World Cup photo shoot
Salah in good shape during Egypt World Cup photo shoot

With his participation in the World Cup in Russian Federation called into question after a shoulder injury, Egyptian superstar Mo Salah is working hard to be fit to help his team in the opening match against Uruguay on Friday. Salah capped off an incredible season for the Reds, where he managed 44 goals in all competitions. And though he lo...

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  • Giants' Chris Mara jabs Patriots, Gronkowski after Justify wins Triple Crown
Giants' Chris Mara jabs Patriots, Gronkowski after Justify wins Triple Crown

Won his first race on February 18 at Santa Anita Park by 9-1/2 lengths. When American Pharoah won the Triple Crown in 2015, America hadn't seen one in 37 years. In sweeping the big three races for 3-year-olds, Smith becomes the oldest jockey to win the Triple Crown. "He's so gifted. He's sent from heaven". "I can't describe the emotions going thr...

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  • The Raptors Have Found Their Next Head Coach
The Raptors Have Found Their Next Head Coach

The 50-year-old Nurse is known for his offensive skills as a coach, winning the D-League championship in 2010-11 and 2012-13 before joining the Raptors. External candidates included San Antonio Spurs assistants Ettore Messina and Ime Udoka, former Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer (who was hired by the Milwaukee Bucks on May 17) and EuroLea...

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  • Premier League to have Winter breaks for 2019/20 campaign
Premier League to have Winter breaks for 2019/20 campaign

A two-week Premier League mid-season player break in February has been approved to start from the 2019-20 season, the FA has announced. All three divisions of the Football League - the EFL - remain unchanged with full programmes of matches and, significantly, it will be written into the Premier League rulebook that clubs can not fly off for lucra...

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  • Romelu Lukaku sends ‘perfect’ message to Man United fans about Jose Mourinho
Romelu Lukaku sends ‘perfect’ message to Man United fans about Jose Mourinho

The Premier League heavyweights have lost out to Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergande, who have signed the Brazilian on a six-month loan deal from Benfica. Fellaini is expected to leave Manchester United this summer, after refusing to sign a new deal with the club. The Sun has claimed that boss Jose Mourinho has already made a £3...

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  • Justify's value skyrockets to $60M with Triple Crown win at Belmont Park
Justify's value skyrockets to $60M with Triple Crown win at Belmont Park

Baffert became the second trainer to win the Triple Crown twice. James "Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmons guided Gallant Fox in 1930 and Omaha in 1935. Baffert took American Pharoah to Saratoga in August 2015 and the Triple Crown victor was upset by Keen Ice in the Travers.

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  • Records tumble as Riccardo, Red Bull dominate
Records tumble as Riccardo, Red Bull dominate

Ricciardo won in Monaco despite nursing an engine problem so terminal that his Red Bull boss Christian Horner likened it to the troubling Apollo 13 space mission. It was the second time this season Verstappen has failed to finish. Kimi Raikkonen in the other Ferrari and Monaco victor Daniel Ricciardo's Red Bull are in the third row, wit...

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  • Nadal and Del Potro dazzle with duel at the net
Nadal and Del Potro dazzle with duel at the net

I continued the level of intensity that I played after the first stop. This really changed totally how I was looking at the match and how my opponent was looking at the match. But Del Potro bided his time, applied some pressure at 5-5 and Australian Open runner-up Cilic cracked. "It's tough to speak now, " the del Potro said.

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  • Real Madrid Name Spain Coach Lopetegui As Zidane Successor
Real Madrid Name Spain Coach Lopetegui As Zidane Successor

A statement read: " Julen Lopetegui will be the coach of Real Madrid after the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation". The Spain boss will take over at Santiago Bernabeu after the 2018 World Cup. While it remains to be seen how Lopetegui's decision will affect his team and the players in the build-up to the competition, the timing of the an...

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  • Sporting Lisbon president offers to quit to stop players leaving club
Sporting Lisbon president offers to quit to stop players leaving club

Following so numerous club's players indicating their intention to leave, De Carvalho said: "We will resign if the athletes write a letter to Sporting saying, firstly, that if this management quits they will reverse their terminations and play for Sporting".

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  • Kevin Durant Just Made A Shocking Statement About His Future
Kevin Durant Just Made A Shocking Statement About His Future

James was powerless to stop his Cleveland Cavaliers being swept by the Warriors in the NBA Finals , Durant again playing a starring role as Golden State eased to a third title in four seasons. I pride myself on working hard wherever I go. "I have no idea how that'll play out". On an open market, it's easy to imagine Durant being paid far more ...

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  • Scotland stun England in Edinburgh run-fest
Scotland stun England in Edinburgh run-fest

Scotland's first win in global cricket over England came in their first match since they were cruelly denied a place at next year's World Cup after a poor umpiring decision and rain saw them miss out in their final qualifier against the West Indies in Harare in March.

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  • Terence Crawford scores TKO over Jeff Horn, wins WBO welterweight title
Terence Crawford scores TKO over Jeff Horn, wins WBO welterweight title

If he wants to fight three times a year or four times a year, we've got the dates for him. "I knew this was coming, I knew they had plenty of tricks in their book". "He's a classy fighter, hopefully he shows some humility". Horn said he wasn't stressed at all by what happened. "When you're away from home, you have to win your rounds more clea...

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  • Julen Lopetegui Named Real Madrid Head Coach After Zinedine Zidane's Resignation
Julen Lopetegui Named Real Madrid Head Coach After Zinedine Zidane's Resignation

The Spanish giants broke the news in a Tweet on Tuesday. " Julen Lopetegui will be the Real Madrid coach after the celebration of the 2018 World Cup ", read the statement on the club's official website . Real, who are now without a manager following Zinedine Zidane's shock departure earlier this month, are ready for a summer shake-up. ...

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  • Brazilian tennis great Bueno dies
Brazilian tennis great Bueno dies

Following the death of Former World No. 1, Maria Esther Bueno, the US Open on Saturday offered its condolences to the family of the tennis legend. The victor of 19 Grand Slam titles - seven in singles, 11 in doubles and one in mixed doubles - Bueno was nicknamed the tennis ballerina for her elegant playing style.

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  • De Gea wants Spain's PM to offer public apology
De Gea wants Spain's PM to offer public apology

De Gea had previously denied any involvement in the sex assault case with no evidence found against him. "It is important to be focused and be 100 percent". In the end, things are shown, it turned out that everything was a lie. Spain completed their 2018 World Cup warm-up schedule with a 1-0 victory over Tunisia on Saturday , following on from a...

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  • Real Madrid appoint Spain coach Julen Lopetegui as Zinedine Zidane replacement
Real Madrid appoint Spain coach Julen Lopetegui as Zinedine Zidane replacement

Lopetegui has been Spain manager since he took over from Vicente Del Bosque after the 2014 World Cup , and will leave his post with the national team for the Madrid job after this summer's tournament. Lopetegui, 51, was hired by Spain following their underwhelming Euro 2016 campaign and the former Porto boss has helped re-establish La Roj...

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  • Deontay Wilder 'agrees' to fight Anthony Joshua in the UK
Deontay Wilder 'agrees' to fight Anthony Joshua in the UK

If the fight is confirmed, it will be the biggest bout seen in the division in years. Wilder owns the WBC strap, while Joshua holds the IBF, WBA Super and WBO titles. "The U.S. TV is Eddie's call", Finkel said. Another possible outlet is the Perform Group's DAZN sports streaming service, which is due to launch in the US later this summer, with ...

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  • Rumors: Celtics
Rumors: Celtics "worried" Kyrie Irving may leave as free agent in 2019

While Irving's comment will likely lead to more speculation and wild trade rumors (because when aren't the Celtics involved in wild trade rumors) this summer, there's no need for Boston fans to panic. He averaged 24.4 points, 3.8 rebounds, 5.1 assists, and 1.1 steals per game while shooting 49.1% from the floor and 40.8% from three point range....

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