• Why Fred did not play at all in Brazil's World Cup campaign
Why Fred did not play at all in Brazil's World Cup campaign

The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off on June 14 and will continue until July 15, with the matches being played in 11 cities across Russian Federation. Martinez's men put that to bed in style in Kazan, though, matching Belgium's previous best World Cup run when they reached the last four in 1986. "There's a real desire to be on the football pitch, w...

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  • England target World Cup semis after Belgium stun Brazil
England target World Cup semis after Belgium stun Brazil

We're playing a big football nation like Uruguay and this gives us strength. Is Giroud the new Guivarc'h? Diego Godin and Jose Gimenez were on the losing side, and the latter even burst into tears a few minutes before the end of the match.

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  • India looks to clinch series against England
India looks to clinch series against England

May your life be longer than this stretch and may you find happiness in everything, faster than your stumpings. Former Indian batsman VVS. "Small partnerships here and there are very powerful when you're chasing". England's top-order doesn't enjoy facing spin in the powerplay overs, and India might opt for Krunal Pandya. Mohammad Kaif also w...

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  • Thailand Cave Rescue: Worsening Air Quality Adds to Pressure for Swift Solution
Thailand Cave Rescue: Worsening Air Quality Adds to Pressure for Swift Solution

Israel's Ambassador to Thailand Meir Shlomo on Saturday visited the site of rescue efforts at the Tham Luang cave complex, where 12 Thai boys and their football coach have been trapped since June 23. "With love." The name reference could be of a waiting relative. They became trapped when a deluge of monsoonal rains flooded the cave. "Please...

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  • Jimmy Butler Reportedly Unhappy In Minnesota
Jimmy Butler Reportedly Unhappy In Minnesota

Plus, along with the reports about Butler being unhappy with Minnesota, there's also been rumors about him wanting to team up with Kyrie Irving in the Eastern Conference, which Philadelphia and their fans would obviously love to see. It is possible that Butler could be traded for a second consecutive summer, and hardly out of the question that he...

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  • Deandre Ayton’s first Summer League moment comes in spectacular fashion
Deandre Ayton’s first Summer League moment comes in spectacular fashion

He finished the game with 10 points, eight rebounds and one block. Preston - the one-time ballyhooed recruit out of high school - will join 2018 first-round pick Collin Sexton and second-year players Cedi Osman and Ante Zizic on the team, which will begin play in Las Vegas on July 6.

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  • Sweden stand in the way of England's charge
Sweden stand in the way of England's charge

Gareth Southgate and his team will be looking to qualify for their first World Cup semi-final since Italia 90, when they lost on penalties to West Germany. "Now it's about England on Saturday and we are all there with our full support behind them". Ibrahimovic scored 62 goals in 116 games for his country and a debate raged about whether or not Ja...

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  • Wozniacki hit with flying ants as seeds fall
Wozniacki hit with flying ants as seeds fall

She is a former No. 1 who recently claimed her first Grand Slam title. Top 10-seeded winners Wednesday were No. 9 Venus Williams coming from a set down to beat Alexandra Dulgheru 4-6, 6-0, 6-1, and No. She had to get a tournament official to spray bug spray around the court. At one stage Wozniacki asked for some repellent spray and was heard ...

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  • Jordan Pickford: England star’s odds for Sports Personality 2018 SLASHED
Jordan Pickford: England star’s odds for Sports Personality 2018 SLASHED

It was far from plain sailing, though, and when Jordan Henderson missed his kick from the spot English fans would have had a strong sense of deja vu as Colombia took the upper hand. Henderson will be praying he can help guide England even deeper into the World Cup tournament this summer and his experience of a Champions League final last se...

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  • 'It's coming home' - Lightning Seeds delight crowd with Three Lions anthem
'It's coming home' - Lightning Seeds delight crowd with Three Lions anthem

Though gambling was tightly regulated in 1969, hundreds of thousands of Swedes filled in a pools coupon called "Stryktipset" every week where they tried to predict the correct result - home win , draw or away win - in 13 matches. Croatia will present a similar challenge to the Spanish, with a tidy passing midfield, but the Croatians are more d...

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  • Marcus Smart reportedly frustrated with the Celtics
Marcus Smart reportedly frustrated with the Celtics

Per Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald , a source close to Smart's camp said he is "hurt and disgusted" because the Celtics have yet to contact him with an offer. Of those players in a similar situation to Smart, only Dante Exum has signed a new deal as he penned a three-year, $33 million contract with the Utah Jazz.

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  • Tony Parker Agrees To Two-Year, $10M Deal With Hornets
Tony Parker Agrees To Two-Year, $10M Deal With Hornets

Parker was named NBA Finals MVP in 2007 when San Antonio defeated Cleveland. The Denver Nuggets were also reportedly interested in Parker. Parker, who had become an unrestricted free agent this summer, called Spurs coach Gregg Popovich in the last hour to inform him of decision to accept Charlotte's offer, a source told Wojnarowski.

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  • Brazil take on Belgium, as Kylian Mbappe leads France against Uruguay
Brazil take on Belgium, as Kylian Mbappe leads France against Uruguay

In the day's first game at 9:00 am, it's 1998 champions and the more fancied France opposing two time champions Uruguay at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. If they do, they will then take on either England or Sweden next Wednesday for a place in the final on Sunday 15 July. Going by what we see, Russian Federation might even be one of the final...

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  • Carmelo Anthony Leaving OKC Thunder: Will He Join LeBron James In LA?
Carmelo Anthony Leaving OKC Thunder: Will He Join LeBron James In LA?

Sources tell ESPN , the Houston Rockets , Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers are among the teams interested. Carmelo Anthony's time in Oklahoma City will end after one season, according to a report by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Royce Young .

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  • Grayson Allen, Trae Young Earn Technical Fouls After Scuffle
Grayson Allen, Trae Young Earn Technical Fouls After Scuffle

The Jazz, which drafted Allen, played the Hawks and Young. Allen struggled with his shot, only making two of his thirteen shots, and missing both of his three-point attempts, however, he did put on a show pregame, displaying his freakish athleticism with jaw-dropping dunks.

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  • Elon Musk sends engineers to help Thai cave rescue
Elon Musk sends engineers to help Thai cave rescue

Musk responded by saying The Boring Company , his transportation infrastructure and tunnel-construction enterprise, is "pretty good at digging holes" and brainstormed solutions like setting up a network of tubes to the cave to "inflate with air like a bouncy castle".

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  • Godfather Godin won’t give ground to Griezmann in WCup battle
Godfather Godin won’t give ground to Griezmann in WCup battle

Griezmann may not be connected to Uruguay through his immediate family, but all throughout his footballing career, he's had support from a number of Uruguayan coaches and players. "It seems that the four games we won before this one are worth nothing, but that's not true", Tabarez said. "The match will be boring, they will want us to fall into th...

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  • Prince Harry & Meghan Markle attend
Prince Harry & Meghan Markle attend "Your Commonwealth" Youth Challenge Reception

The wonderful ray of sunlight in question is, in fact the Duchess of Sussex , Meghan Markle . The event marked Prince Harry's first official undertaking in his new role as a Commonwealth Youth Ambassador. Her makeup was understated, and her hair worn in a low bun. A smart move by the Duchess, reminding us of her American lineage, fashion pr...

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  • Woman who swapped seats on flight gives play-by-play of possible love connection
Woman who swapped seats on flight gives play-by-play of possible love connection

Fortunately another woman agreed to switch places. Before she moved seats, Blair said she told the woman that her new seat partner could be the love of her life. Our mystery gal also dubbed #PrettyPlaneGirl hasn't been identified yet, but we're hopeful! But Euan doesn't seem to have the same reservations as his new love interest.

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  • Federer eases into 3rd round at Wimbledon
Federer eases into 3rd round at Wimbledon

The Australian Open champion went out before the third round for the fourth time in seven years, losing 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 to Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation after complaining to the chair umpire about the insects that invaded No. Serena Williams powered to her 16th successive win at Wimbledon as the seven-time champion routed Bulgarian qual...

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