• South African van Rooyen looks to lock-up Irish title
South African van Rooyen looks to lock-up Irish title

Asked what would happen if he could combine this week's ball-striking with his putting at Bay Hill, the 29-year-old added: "I would win every week I played, simple as that". "A couple of the long-range putts were obviously bonuses but it was nice to see them go in and keep the momentum going because when you saw the leaderboard after a few holes we...

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  • Europe dominate World Cup semi final spots
Europe dominate World Cup semi final spots

Martinez wanted Henry to develop a winning mentality, and draw more out of Belgium's forwards. "Now there are more feelings of trust in each other to perform better than ever". Romelu Lukaku of Belgium is seen in action during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group match in Russia. Last time out, he moved into a wider right-sided role but was no l...

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"I'll show him!" - France's Giroud aims to prove Thierry Henry wrong

Here is a quick reminder of the team news before we get started. The complete footballer, Kevin De Bruyne has again showcased his talents this summer, constantly performing and being central to all the good Belgium have achieved. "It's not the Thierry Henry show; I am here to help the squad". ST PETERSBURG: France's Antoine Griezmann ...

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  • England fans immortalise players' faces in ink
England fans immortalise players' faces in ink

And Nigerians congratulated the 1998 world champions for the job well in the Saint Petersburg Stadium and for avenging for the African countries. "But everyone is happy with what we have", he said, adding that he would still watch remaining games, supporting Belgium.

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  • Will the US Senate vote for Trump's Supreme Court nominee?
Will the US Senate vote for Trump's Supreme Court nominee?

In addition, Blumenthal contended that "Judge Kavanaugh, if he is a justice, would be the swing vote" in deciding if Trump could eventually pardon himself. "I look forward to following the U.S. Senate confirmation process". The Affordable Care Act is "wildly popular and necessary in the reddest of states", said Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schu...

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  • Nutmegging Modric, snubbed by Welbeck: Dele Alli reflects on path to Moscow
Nutmegging Modric, snubbed by Welbeck: Dele Alli reflects on path to Moscow

Saturday's 2-0 victory over Sweden took manager Gareth Southgate's team into a World Cup semi-final for the first time in 28 years, raising the prospect of England possibly winning the tournament for the first time since 1966. They were the only team still in it not to have beaten countries from both the right and left on the way to the Quart...

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  • Kiwi cyclist Patrick Bevin celebrates BMC team win at Tour de France
Kiwi cyclist Patrick Bevin celebrates BMC team win at Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali's Bahrain-Merida squad were 11th on the day, giving up 62 seconds to Sky, while Romain Bardet's AG2R La Mondiale team finished 12th, 71 seconds off Sky's time. Sagan, the three-time reigning world champion, came up short in the opening stage's sprint when he crossed second behind victor Fernando Gaviria .

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  • France beat Belgium to reach final in Russian Federation
France beat Belgium to reach final in Russian Federation

Belgium reached the quarterfinals at the 2014 World Cup and the European Championship in 2016 but has yet to fulfil its lofty expectations. Harry Maguire's brilliant aerial performances so far this tournament, culminating in him winning 22 headers against Sweden and Colombia, would suggest Jordan Pickford's goal won't be regularly troubled.

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  • Manchester City sign Riyad Mahrez in club-record £60m deal
Manchester City sign Riyad Mahrez in club-record £60m deal

Mahrez was the star man as Leicester shocked the football world by winning the 2015-16 Premier League title, claiming the PFA Players' Player of the Year after scoring 17 goals to help the Foxes upset the odds. "He beats defenders and creates space", Begiristain said on the club's website. "Over the past few years, he has established himself as...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus is official
Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus is official

According to the same story, Real Madrid are exploring the possibility of signing former FC Barcelona forward Neymar from Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain. During these nine exciting years I have come up against great players. Real Madrid have confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Italian champions Juventus on a four-year deal.

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  • France vs Belgium, a short history
France vs Belgium, a short history

Deschamps had appeared cautious to allow players such as Mbappe free rein early on in Russian Federation, but there is the growing feeling that he is now offering more attacking licence to a team so rich in talent going forward. Thierry Henry: What is his record with France? There isn't a philosophy to the French play, their style of play derived...

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  • Eden Hazard Makes Big Real Madrid Claim
Eden Hazard Makes Big Real Madrid Claim

He is the best in the world in his position. Perez is desperate to sign Neymar too but Hazard appears the more likely signature at this stage, with Diario Gol reporting that No. The Portugal captain's impending departure leaves this World Cup shop window wide open for Los Blancos to exploit, and the demand from fans to improve on all fron...

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  • Fearless France ready for Belgium semi-final
Fearless France ready for Belgium semi-final

Former cricketer and member of India's 1983 cricket world cup winning team, Sandeep Patil, coached Kenya to a historic semi-final in 2003 before Sourav Ganguly's brilliant century dashed their hopes. Pele scored a hat-trick against France in the semi-final of that tournament, the last teen to score in the last four of the competition. This is g...

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  • Riyad Mahrez joins Manchester City from Leicester
Riyad Mahrez joins Manchester City from Leicester

Here is the photograph - is it Riyad Mahrez? Mahrez was given extra time off by the Foxes after playing in Algeria's worldwide games in June and had been set to return to pre-season training before confirmation of his move to City. "I think we can be successful over the coming years and I believe my own game can develop under Pep's management...

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  • Ronaldo Joins Juventus after Legendary Stint at Real Madrid
Ronaldo Joins Juventus after Legendary Stint at Real Madrid

He has helped them win the Champions League in four of the past five seasons, scoring in the 2014 and 2017 finals. Cristiano Ronaldo has departed Real Madrid for Juventus , he confirmed in a statement after frenzied weeks over his future which he sparked minutes after winning a third straight Champions League title with Spanish giants in M...

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  • William Dunlop killed in practice at Skerries 100
William Dunlop killed in practice at Skerries 100

William's father Robert died at the North West 200 in 2008, while his uncle Joey was killed in a crash in 2000. He had due to become a father for the second time later this year with partner Janine Brolly. "Motorcycling was his life and he will be forever remembered for his many achievements, both in Ballymoney and across the world", she tweeted....

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  • What do other countries think of England's World Cup chances?
What do other countries think of England's World Cup chances?

Should they face England in the final, the Brexit angle will ensure I am not be the only person drawing out a tenuous political angle from the football. More than just being a brilliant song, Three Lions represents a narrative departure from previous football anthems. In 2014, by contrast, we had two right-wing countries and two left-wing countri...

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  • Italian keeper Buffon joins Paris Saint-Germain
Italian keeper Buffon joins Paris Saint-Germain

The Italian was photographed standing next to new teammate Timothy Weah, who just so happens to be the teenage son of George... Cracking stuff. How's that for longevity, eh? Gianluigi Buffon had his official unveiling as a Paris Saint-Germain player today and the scenes outside the Parc des Princes were different gravy.

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  • Lucas Torreira is a 'bright talent' says Arsenal head coach Unai Emery
Lucas Torreira is a 'bright talent' says Arsenal head coach Unai Emery

Arsenal have confirmed that they have completed the signing of Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira . Torreira, who had been at Sampdoria for three years, said he did not feel nervous about the challenge awaiting him in playing at one of England's most historic clubs.

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  • Fernando Torres signs for Japan’s Sagan Tosu
Fernando Torres signs for Japan’s Sagan Tosu

Both players might be fighting for different objectives, as Iniesta's new team are now in sixth place, while Torres' club are 17th out of 18. The Japanese side appear to have gazumped the likes of the Australian A-League, with Torres reportedly lowering his wage demands in order to secure a transfer .

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