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El Tri may have caused small natural disaster back in Mexico City

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But instead of noticing the red flags and fine-tuning their game, they left their central defenders completely exposed to the speedy Mexicans, who took full advantage of it. "I believe the communication was never stronger than after the Mexico match". A Mexican engineering and mining firm said: "The quake detected in Mexico City originated artificially". Read More »

Argentina must understand the big difference between Messi and Maradona, says Crespo

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While much has been made of Argentina's over-dependence on their out-and-out star, who turns 31 this weekend and may well be at his last World Cup, Sampaoli said fortunately the obsession with Messi also destabilised others. Speaking to reporters after Spain's 1-0 win over Iran on Tuesday night, Ramos stated his firm believe that Messi is "light years" ahead of Maradona - and he reckons everyone back in Argentina knows it, too. Read More »

Spain vs. Iran final score, recap

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Iran coach Carlos Queiroz did not reveal the identity of the person, who felt ill after referee Andres Cunha disallowed Saeid Ezatolahi's goal. Costa claimed his third goal of the tournament in the 54th minute at Kazan Arena but the striker hardly knew about it, the ball deflecting off his knee from an attempted clearance by hapless Iran defender Ramin Rezaeian. Read More »

Iran vs Spain : Hierro picks Carvajal

Uruguay will start as the top dogs going into the match against Saudi Arabia, who were thumped 5-0 by hosts Russian Federation in the 2018 edition's curtain-raiser. "We happened to meet at Malaga, then in the national team". "When we have the ball, we must try to win". Dani Carvajal of Spain is expected to be fit for the game after suffering from a hamstring injury in the Champions League finals while Iran seems to have no injury concern as of now. Read More »

Neymar returns to Brazil's World Cup training despite right ankle injury

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The session was closed to the media but the Brazilian soccer federation says Neymar "participated normally in the team's activity". Another said: "Why is Neymar always injured during World Cup?" He was visibly in pain after he tried to intercept a ball with his right foot while at the centre of the keep-away circle. Read More »

Father of Arsenal, Chelsea target Aleksandr Golovin hints at move

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It is also suggested that Chelsea officials are interested in bringing OGC Nice midfielder Jean Michaël Seri to the club this summer, a move which has likely already been run past their proposed manager Sarri. It now remains to be seen whether Sarri succeeds at what Conte failed to do at Chelsea; convince the board to sign Mertens. Once he is finally appointed as Chelsea manager, which could be as quickly as this week, reports in the Telegraph claim that he could launch a raid on ... Read More »

Russian Federation beats Saudi Arabia in the World Cup opener in Moscow

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At a certain point, statistics showed that the players of Saudi Arabia have the advantage in ball control 63:37, but Akinfeev in the match of work had. But it's us who need to create this positivity. "The team have to come out and play", Akinfeev said after a 1-0 friendly loss to Austria last month in which Russian Federation managed no shots on target. Read More »

US Open 2018: Tiger Woods Misses Cut

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The scoring average was 75.33, the highest for a third round in the U.S. Open since Pebble Beach in 2000. He tied the record held by five others at 63, including Johnny Miller when he won in 1973 - the only time a 63 was shot in the Open's last round. Read More »

Sweden beats South Korea with VAR penalty

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Only Tottenham forward Son Heung-min and captain Ki Sung-yueng wore their usual shirts against Bolivia and Senegal earlier this month, claimed Shin Tae-yong. A surprising choice to take the spot-kick, Granqvist coolly slotted into the bottom corner for his seventh global goal. However they should have equalised in the 90th minute but Hwang Hee-chan put a free header wide, spurning the Koreans best chace of the game by far. Read More »

Willemse to approach Equality Court

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The former Springbok walked out of the studio live on air last month, apparently enraged by comments made by the two other members of the panel, Mallett and Botha, accusing them of undermining him in studio. "We are willing to give SuperSport the opportunity to speak to Ashwin, but if they come with the same stance they came with from day 1 that they believe there is no racism involved in this matter, then we will have no choice but to go to the Equality Court". Read More »

The Complete and Final 2018 NBA Mock Draft

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What general manager Ryan McDonough does with this pick will create ripple effects in the Suns' Timeline for years to come, but as is often the case in draft projections , sometimes the initial gut choice for the No. Unless something insane occurs in the hours before the 2018 NBA Draft , Arizona big man Deandre Ayton will be the first player chosen and begin his professional career as a member of the Phoenix Suns . Read More »

Hornets traded Dwight Howard to the Nets

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Instead, during that flight, Howard was given a bunch of candy, and talked into committing to Orlando for the long term. Dwight Howard had a very good season, averaging 16.6 points, 12.5 rebounds with 1.6 blocks per game. The Hornets are in a delicate place, with a ton of bad contracts on their roster and a bona fide star in Kemba Walker who will be an unrestricted free agent next summer. Read More »

Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia | 20 Jun 2018

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The Group A team was travelling from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don for their second match against Uruguay on Wednesday. Defeat against Uruguay would nearly certainly see them eliminated from the competition, although they also play against Egypt in their final group game. Read More »

Senegal and Japan fans tidy up after their World Cup matches

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Several viral videos show Japanese fans systematically picking up and disposing of trash into plastic bags while donning Blue Samurai jerseys. Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in their opening Group H match on Tuesday, the first time an Asian team has overcome a South American one at the World Cup. Read More »

Mickelson hits moving ball, incurs 2-shot penalty

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The end result was a two-shot penalty and a 10 on the hole, but the damage done to Mickelson's reputation looks set to long outlast any damage on his scorecard. "I think it's just one of them moments when you're not thinking about it, it just happens and he did it", said the burly Englishman, whose nickname is "Beef". Read More »

Vunipolas, Genge leave South Africa tour

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South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus will make changes for the third test against England in Cape Town on Saturday with the series wrapped up and next year's World Cup very much on his mind. Brother Mako Vunipola is also returning home for family reasons, while Ellis Genge has already flown back to the United Kingdom because of a knee injury picked up in training. Read More »

England World Cup game victorious over royal wedding in TV ratings

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Perhaps England could have changed from a back three to a back four in the second half, allowing them to put an extra man in midfield, because at times Tunisia had nobody up front. Gareth Southgate will have learned a lot from the game, and so did we. Harry Kane's stoppage-time strike sent Three Lions fans into raptures and gave England plenty of reasons to be optimistic about qualifying for the knockout stage. Read More »

Bernd Leno: Arsenal agree fee for Bayer Leverkusen and Germany goalkeeper

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The Uruguay global, now away on World Cup duty in Russian Federation, was first tipped to join the Gunners following Unai Emery's arrival last month. "Bernd has consistently performed well for our club over the years and has become a national player here". "During his time with Arsenal , Jack scored some memorable goals, winning BBC Match of the Day's Goal of the Season in both 2013/14 and 2014/15". Read More »

Gregg Popovich flying to California in attempt to meet with Kawhi Leonard

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Leonard and Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich met face-to-face Tuesday in Southern California to discuss the issues that led to Leonard demanding a trade from San Antonio , per Wojnarowski and Shelburne. Midway through last season, after rehabbing his injury, Leonard was cleared to play by the Spurs medical staff, but he insisted on a second opinion from his own doctors and ended up spending the all-star break consulting a specialist and rehabbing further. Read More »

England smashes ODI world record against Australia

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England's impressive one-day team posted a world-record ODI score on their way to securing a series win over Australia . Man-of-the-match Alex Hales top-scored with 147 on his Nottinghamshire home ground, just as he had done when making 171 in England's 444 for three - the previous ODI record total - against Pakistan at Trent Bridge two years ago. Read More »

Russia in sight of knockouts after crushing Egypt

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Disbelief lingered in the air as Russia's football team scored its first then second and final goal against Egypt . However, they will face a stern challenge against an Egyptian side who impressed despite losing their first World Cup game since 1990. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo's Sculpture Replaced At Madeira Airport

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Portugal's Adrien Silva refused to be drawn on comparisons between teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina's Lionel Messi after wildly contrasting fortunes for the global stars in their opening games at the World Cup . "It is a privilege for us to have Ronaldo in our team". "However, if we only face Ronaldo once in our career and it's tomorrow [Wednesday] then we have to be at our best". Read More »

Egypt defender scores calamitous own goal against Russian Federation

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Mohamed Salah will face a late fitness test before Egypt boss Hector Cuper makes a final decision on his involvement against Russian Federation in World Cup Group A. It will be scant consolation for the Egyptian King, however, as his talents are deserving of much more on the global stage. A awful own goal from Ahmed Fathi, the fifth in the tournament and third from an African side, opened a goal harvest in second half of a nail-biting encounter after a barren first. Read More »

Russia on brink of knockout stage after win over Egypt

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As the hosts of the 2018 World Cup , Russia's minimum goal is to reach the knockout stage. Russian Federation will have also taken huge confidence from that emphatic victory last time out and that should work in their favour here against an Egypt side under pressure to come out and play, as opposed to their usual defensively disciplined tactics. Read More »

Senegal Has the Best Fans at the World Cup

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Our recommended way to watch the Poland vs Senegal World Cup game online live streaming without cable is via Hulu Live TV with complete World Cup coverage . But from a decent position, the Senegal forward drags his shot well, well wide. Combined well with Niang in the build-up to Senegal's opener, and created two goalscoring chances. Read More »

Ashleigh Barty into Nottingham final as rain disrupts Johanna Konta semi

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Barty broke third-seeded Osaka three times and didn't face a break point on her own serve, dropping just nine points on serve overall in the entire match. Looking ahead to Sunday's final, Konta said: "I know she is a very crafty and talented player, especially on this surface". Konta then walked straight past Souza and off the court. Read More »