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Cameroon, Australia hopes hit after 1-1 draw

One lesson about the first game [against Germany] was that, if anything, we probably needed to concentrate a bit more on ourselves and what we are trying to achieve and not pay too much respect to the opposition". Can The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon pick themselves up after falling to Group A co-favorites Chile and gain their first win in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation? When Australia's equaliser came, it was shortly after they nearly went two behind. Read More »

Magic Johnson says Lonzo Ball 'has greatness written all over him'

I thought it was a typo or a fake account; there was no real reason to trade Russell , let alone for the package we got back for him. "All of us know that he has the ability to make other players around him better ". But if the Lakers are disappointed in free agency again, they'll still have Ball - and his father, LaVar, who had promised for years that his son would end up with the Lakers. Read More »

Svitolina may withdraw from Wimbledon after Birmingham loss

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Konta did reach the final of the Nottingham Open last week but lost to world number 70 Donna Vekic . On a decidedly cooler day in Birmingham, Johanna Konta was outhit by a determined Coco Vandeweghe in the final match of the day to decide the quarter-final line-ups. Read More »

Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

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He played in 80 games, started in nearly half of them, and shot the ball well, averaging 6.1 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. Donovan Mitchell will be in the Green Room for the upcoming 2017 NBA Draft . "That meant a lot to us", Lindsey said. "I'd love to play with a star like that, I'd love to learn from a guy like him". Donovan must have impressed Rich Cho, Steve Clifford and Michael Jordan during his pre-draft workout with the team. Read More »

Cilic's royal date at Queen's

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Lopez's second serve hasn't been as effective, but he's been broken just once this tournament and has forced his opponent to play a near perforcent match to win. "Against Gilles today I was mixing it up really good and just playing really well, really smart in some critical points". The Aegon Championships 2017 final between Marin Cilic and Feliciano Lopez is set to start at 2:00 pm local time , 6:30 pm IST. Read More »

Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge, and Jose Mourinho could be next. While Ronaldo has yet to personally address the issue, his representatives have already denied the allegations and promised to soon show the public some documents that will prove the player's tax papers are clean and honest, according to Reuters . Read More »

ICC gives go-ahead to send World XI to Pakistan for T20 series

The Men's Cricket team is on West Indies tour. The Google Doodle game is still on the search engine's main page in the United Kingdom today after being posted to mark the start of the Women's Cricket World Cup yesterday. Asmita Basu, Programmes Director of Amnesty International India, said "it is not a crime" to support Pakistan . England won the World Cup on the two previous occasions they staged the tournament, triumphing in the inaugural 1973 edition and again in 1993, as well as ... Read More »

England v South Africa Now Sold Out

South Africa were never really in the run chase, especially after captain AB de Villiers was caught in the deep by Alex Hales off the spin of Mason Crane for 35, leaving his team at 82 for four. Roy, who was at the non-striker's end, was halfway down the pitch when he was sent back by Livingstone. They both made a decision to go to the third umpire, where replays showed that Roy did change his path and came in way of the throw. Read More »

Jose Mourinho denies any wrongdoing in tax probe

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Cristiano Ronaldo won a three EPL titles, a League Cup, a UCL title and the Club World Cup in his last three years at Manchester United , that's more than Manchester United have won in the last four years. He said that Ronaldo had clearly done nothing wrong and Perez was appalled that the "presumption of innocence is not respected" by the media who have branded the played a delinquent. Read More »

South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

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South Korea has tested the missile four times so far and will have it ready to use after two additional tests, Mr. Moon's office said . Thousands of protesters marched near the USA embassy in Seoul on Saturday, accusing President Donald Trump of "forcing" South Korea to deploy a controversial American missile defence system opposed by China . Read More »

Lewis hopes to stay cool in Baku heat

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Media and paddock speculation about Bottas's future began earlier this week when Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff said the driver was in a "uncomfortable situation" and added that the was in hurry to offer him a contract extension. For me, it's not like I want more, but I feel like I have more potential, and I feel like it's a constant journey to discover just what that potential is. Read More »

Farrell wins fitness battle for Lions Test against New Zealand

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The 53-year-old warned his players not to let Donald sell them a dummy on Tuesday, before congratulating the 2011 World Cup victor on his engagement. "They are all Test-match players", the scrum-half said. "All that (the Lions fans) adds to the Test match atmosphere, whether they are supporting you or not". On Saturday, before the clash between the Maori All Blacks and British & Irish Lions, the Maori side brought the haka to life in an incredible way. Read More »

Mithali Raj: 250 and above good for women's cricket

On an overcast morning, England looked to have gained an advantage by bowling first, but Mandhana and Raut, who was dropped three times, seized the initiative. Meet Mithali Raj, the captain of the Indian women's cricket team from 2005 to 2008 and from 2012 till present, a total of eight years, and under her the team has blossomed into one which is winning matches at home and away. Read More »

Valentino Rossi wins Dutch Grand Prix at Assen, Petrucci 2nd

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Rossi had to call on all his skill and strength in his 20th season to get the better of his compatriot Danilo Petrucci , who briefly passed Rossi before the Italian grabbed the lead back four laps out. After an incredible ride back through the field after a tough weekend, British Talent Team rider John McPhee completed an all-Honda podium - making up 16 places from his grid position. Read More »

Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida

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That's Alderson's wish, too, as Tebow continues a journey that he hopes ends at Citi Field in NY. Tebow, a former Heisman Trophy victor and NFL quarterback who retired from football to pursue a baseball career last summer, signed with the Mets in September. Read More »

Dell Demps' dealing leaves Pelicans with Frank Jackson; up next

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Jackson didn't exactly light it up at Duke with 10.9 points, 2.5 boards, 2.7 assists, 0.6 blocks and 1.4 treys in 24.9 minutes per game, so he'll have to work on his facilitating. Jackson, who will be sidelined for NBA Summer League while rehabbing from foot surgery, is expected to be ready for training camp in the fall, according to Demps. Read More »

Matt Olson hits first career Major League Baseball home run for Oakland

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Recent call-ups, rookies and good friends of Barreto's, outfielder Jaycob Brugman and outfielder Matt Olson each hit their first big league long ball in the game Saturday. He added a two-run homer in the seventh. Buehrle's number was stenciled onto the dirt behind second base. The lefty pitched two no-hitters for the White Sox, including a ideal game, and helped them win the 2005 World Series. Read More »

Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft

He averaged 16.3 points, 7.4 rebounds, and three assists a game in over 30 minutes per game as a freshman. "I knew something about him, he knew something about me". Once a projected pick in this year's draft before deciding to return to college for his senior season, Graham said he will have no conflicting emotions while watching Thursday's broadcast. Read More »

Trump Urged by US Lawmakers to Push Modi on Trade, Investment

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In fact, supporters of Make in India will be happy that the country will retain its talent thanks to Trump's stringent rules on the much-coveted United States work visas. India is among nations singled out by the Trump administration for their trade surpluses with the USA, which in India's case totaled $30.8 billion in 2016. Read More »

Duke's Jayson Tatum selected No. 3 overall by Celtics

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Ainge said Boston's focus now is on the start of free agency July 1. We felt like we were just taking the player that we wanted [in Jaylen Brown last year]. "I think it's growing pains and going through college and other experiences". "We do exhaustive research on everybody in the draft", McDonough said . Read More »

Watch Mohamed Salah's first day at Liverpool FC

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Liverpool will have likely been impressed in their scouting mission too, as Meyer scored for Germany in their 2-0 win over the Czech Republic. "His record in Italy has been outstanding and he possesses qualities that will enhance our team and squad". Read More »

Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russian Federation

The Portugal national team trained in St Petersburg on Friday preparing to take on New Zealand in their final Confederations Cup group game. World's top footballer Cristiano Ronaldo walked out onto the field before the start of the Russia-Portugal football match of the 2017 Confederations Cup accompanied by a disabled ten-year old girl, Polina Khayeredinova. Read More »

Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

They may have to wait two more years for Latvian center, and first-round pick, Anzejs Pasecniks . Monk fits perfectly next to Kemba Walker, an established scorer who struggled as the only scorer on the team last season. Simmons will likely run the point, but Fultz is more likely to defend the other's team point guard to avoid glaring mismatches on defense. After the draft, Fultz did an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Read More »

Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

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The book is out on him before his Big Baller Brand shoes have even stepped on National Basketball Association hardwood. Earlier in the week, team president Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka made the biggest move of their front-office careers, dealing D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for Brook Lopez , whose contract expires next year, and a first-round draft pick, in a move that also freed up considerable 2018 salary-cap space. Read More »

Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

He is the highest pick from the University of California Los Angeles ( UCLA ) Bruins since Russell Westbrook was picked fourth overall in 2008. "It's just like James Worthy , Byron [Scott] and Coop (Michael Cooper) used to fight to get on the fast-break and into the lanes", Johnson said. Read More »