• Coach of Thai boys trapped in cave apologises to parents
Coach of Thai boys trapped in cave apologises to parents

One of the engineers was already in the country on holiday and two more were to arrive on Saturday evening, followed by the remaining six on Sunday, said Lt Gen Weerachon Sukondhapatipak, a deputy government spokesman. Duangpetch "Dom" Promthep, 13, called on his parents not to forget to throw him a birthday party. If I can get out, please take me ...

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  • Thunder to re-sign Felton, pass $300M threshold
Thunder to re-sign Felton, pass $300M threshold

Unless Oklahoma City was to fill out its roster exclusively with this year's second-round picks, who count at the rookie minimum, any free agent the Thunder signed would count the same as Felton against the cap and tax. In the third segment of his mini-series which recapped his final decision, George spoke of his desire in creating something spec...

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  • Former UCLA basketball star found dead after police shootout
Former UCLA basketball star found dead after police shootout

According to authorities, LAPD was dispatched to a residence at Sherman Oaks after Honeycutt's mother called around 5 p.m. PT on Friday claiming her son was "acting erratically". Euroleague Basketball offers its condolences to Mr. Honeycutt's family, friends, teammates, coaches and the many fans who enjoyed his performances with both Khimki and ...

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  • Gregg Popovich Wrote A Heartfelt Tribute To Tony Parker’s Spurs Career
Gregg Popovich Wrote A Heartfelt Tribute To Tony Parker’s Spurs Career

Parker will have a piece of his time in San Antonio with him as he sets up camp in Charlotte. Parker was one of the cornerstones of the Spurs' franchise, joining guard Manu Ginobili and forward Tim Duncan to win four National Basketball Association titles since 2003.

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  • 'Psychic' World Cup Octopus killed for food in Japan
'Psychic' World Cup Octopus killed for food in Japan

Despite losing to the Poles, Japan advanced courtesy of the fact that its players had received fewer cautions during the three group stage games. Rabiot was caught in the coastal town of Obira, north-west of Hokkaido , on the day of Japan's opening World Cup match against Colombia in Russian Federation on June 19.

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  • Former Thai Navy Seal dies trying to rescue boys trapped in cave
Former Thai Navy Seal dies trying to rescue boys trapped in cave

The diver, the first fatality of the rescue effort, was working in a volunteer capacity and died on a mission to place oxygen canisters along the route to where the boys and others are sheltered, officials said. The group were found inside the cave by British rescue divers on Monday, 10 days after they went missing. The risks were underlined by...

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  • Russia's Dzagoev fit for quarter-final
Russia's Dzagoev fit for quarter-final

Like the World Cup opening match, the final will be played at the 81,000-seater Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia . "My whole family watched that championship and I remember how we celebrated the success then and I feel proud", Rebic said.

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  • Thunder, Carmelo Anthony to part ways this summer
Thunder, Carmelo Anthony to part ways this summer

One team that could be in on him is the Houston Rockets , according to The New York Times' Marc Stein . "Anthony, a 10-time NBA All-Star and three-time Olympic gold medalist, would be pursued vigorously among contenders on the free-agent market".

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  • Wimbledon 2018: Federer enters third round
Wimbledon 2018: Federer enters third round

The eight-time champion is yet to drop a set this week, and in fact has won his last 27 sets at the championships. "I know for sure I have to play good tennis and play better than the last two matches here", 11th seed Kerber said after beating American Claire Liu 3-6 6-2 6-4.

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  • Uruguayan president thanks national team for World Cup show
Uruguayan president thanks national team for World Cup show

So they have had success, as nobody thought they would. "They beat Mexico (in group stage), which was good and they made a big statement by winning against the Swiss", Ibrahimovic said in a posting on his Major League Soccer club's website .

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  • Belgium beats England 1-0, moves into tougher side of draw
Belgium beats England 1-0, moves into tougher side of draw

Both Belgium and England have already qualified for the round of 16 , making Thursday's game less important for both. External Link Oliver Kay tweet: I am so, so up for England NOT winning Group G . Now between England and Belgium at five points. Southgate hinted that he would make some changes to his starting 11 but did not go in...

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  • Marcelo trains with Brazil ahead of Mexico last-16 clash
Marcelo trains with Brazil ahead of Mexico last-16 clash

Brazil collected seven points from their three group matches at this summer's competition. Back spasms led to his withdrawal, with it later suggested that a hotel mattress was to blame for the 30-year-old's discomfort . "So Felipe Luis [not Marcelo]", said Tite during a pre-game press conference. Soon I will be back! "We are not going to pay ...

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  • Brazil defender ruled out for the rest of World Cup
Brazil defender ruled out for the rest of World Cup

The letter, signed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino, also sends the best wishes of the organisation to the boys and their rescuers and says the invitation stands should they be rescued in time and are healthy enough to travel. Relatives of the missing boys show photos of them after the 12 boys and their soccer coach have been found alive in the c...

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  • Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer Plays A Breath-Taking 'Drop Shot'
Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer Plays A Breath-Taking 'Drop Shot'

Argentina's Pella prevailed 3-6 1-6 6-4 7-6 (7/3) 7-5 to reach the third round for the first time, in a match that swung entirely on its overnight rain delay. Twice champion Nadal, 32, never quite got to grips with the unorthodox Kazakh's low, skidding shots and faced 13 break points in an entertaining Center Court contest.

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  • LeBron James still hasn’t met with Lakers coach Luke Walton, report says
LeBron James still hasn’t met with Lakers coach Luke Walton, report says

With how the Lakers appear to want to utilise him, he'll have to allow others - players and coaches - to have the reins more. Magic truly made magic happened when he convinced James to sign on as a Lakers, therefore tipping the balance of power and steadying the team that has suffered for the last five years with infighting, bad contracts and mis...

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  • Brazil coach Tite not a fan of penalty shootouts
Brazil coach Tite not a fan of penalty shootouts

Lukaku's coach Roberto Martinez highlighted Neymar's ability in one-on-one situations as something his team will have to pay close attention to, but he feels Belgium also have plenty of "individual talent" to cause significant problems.

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  • Horner: Mercedes' apology to Hamilton was 'bizarre'
Horner: Mercedes' apology to Hamilton was 'bizarre'

Daniel Ricciardo ( Red Bull ) - 96 5. "I just have the feeling that this is a hugely significant session", said Sky F1 commentator David Croft. Lewis Hamilton (" Mercedes ") - 145 3. "I think that if you look at Mercedes' history, the team is basically what Ross [Brawn] put in place several years ago". Hamilton then, somewhat unexpectedly,...

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  • Arsene Wenger's prediction about Jordan Pickford backfires after England beat Colombia
Arsene Wenger's prediction about Jordan Pickford backfires after England beat Colombia

Meanwhile, England have qualified for the quarter-finals of the competition and will take on Sweden in the next round. England manager Gareth Southgate has been highly praised for consoling Colombia's Mateus Uribe moments after his crucial missed penalty in England's shootout success at the Fifa World Cup .

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  • Uruguay youngster Torreira ready for 'scary' Arsenal move
Uruguay youngster Torreira ready for 'scary' Arsenal move

Gomes has endured a torrid time since joining Barcelona from Valencia in the aftermath of the UEFA Euro 2016. Gianluca Di Marzio claims that Gomes could be available for around £35 million this summer, and that would be a lot of money to pay for someone who has produced so little over the past two seasons.

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  • De Gea's poor World Cup is ideal situation for Manchester United
De Gea's poor World Cup is ideal situation for Manchester United

Manchester United fans were giddy with excitement following the news that Cristiano Ronaldo might be ready to leave Real Madrid this summer and hopes were high that they might make a move for their former talisman. Grant, Stoke City's Player of the Season in 2017, has been signed very much as cover for first-choice goalkeeper David De Gea an...

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  • Liverpool Trying To Hijack Move To Sign £88m-Rated South American Star
Liverpool Trying To Hijack Move To Sign £88m-Rated South American Star

Now, Goal report that Everton have been suitably impressed with Colombia defender Yerry Mina at this summer's World Cup, and have subsequently offered Barcelona £21million for his services. A move like this would be ideal for both parties and if Liverpool are interested, it's one that would be good to hijack. The Catalan giants signed M...

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  • Lyon hand starlet new five-year contract
Lyon hand starlet new five-year contract

Salah's goals, after joining previous year from Italian outfit AS Roma for an initial £37 million ($48.7 million), played a large part in Liverpool reaching the Champions League final against Real Madrid. Although the Reds didn't suffer a particularly negative reaction to Philippe Coutinho's exit in January to join Barcelona , as evidenced b...

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  • Roger Federer races through to third round at Wimbledon
Roger Federer races through to third round at Wimbledon

Asked if her wealth of Wimbledon experience was a key factor, Venus said: "I'd love to have that extra advantage". She says she does not try to win "for him" and is good at just concentrating on her job on the tennis court because she knows he is in good hands with grandma.

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  • Neymar leads Brazil into World Cup quarter-finals
Neymar leads Brazil into World Cup quarter-finals

Mexico's Miguel Layun has condemned the abuse his family has received over social media following his tangle with Brazil star Neymar . The couple first met in a bar while watching the 2002 World Cup and had fallen in love talking about football.

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  • Park Sung-hyun claims Women's PGA Championship
Park Sung-hyun claims Women's PGA Championship

It was not the finish she was looking for at the Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer, Illinois - just outside Chicago. A week after Nasa Hataoka earned her first Tour win, the 19-year-old Japanese narrowly missed out on capturing her first major when she finished runner-up to South Korea's Park Sung Hyun at the Women's PGA Championship Sunday aft...

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

The third set was one-way traffic. "I played very well again, I felt good out there, less nerves than in the first round, which is normal", Federer said, after racking up his 93rd Wimbledon win. Federer wasn't the only former champion in peak form on Centre Court as seven-time victor Serena routed Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 6-1, 6-4.

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  • Finch-led Australia tumble T20I records against Zimbabwe
Finch-led Australia tumble T20I records against Zimbabwe

During his knock and partnership with D Arcy Short for the opening wicket, they put together 223 runs for the highest partnership in T20I cricket. At the time of this writing the Zimbabweans struck by the run onslaught had no answers and were reeling at 118/7 losing their top order cheaply and the tail enders staring at certain defeat.

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  • Maradona opens up on Argentina exit
Maradona opens up on Argentina exit

He became the world's most expensive player with his £222m switch from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain last summer, and while his first season in France was not without its problems, he still managed 28 goals in 30 games as PSG won a domestic treble.

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  • Is Cristiano Ronaldo On HIs Way To Juve?
Is Cristiano Ronaldo On HIs Way To Juve?

Any transfer would still require Ronaldo to agree personal terms on a new contract. Since Real has agreed to let Ronaldo go, several big clubs would aim to get him, however so far Juventus are the runaway favourites, with Ronaldo's agent, Jorge Mendes , having used negotiations with the Italian side over Joao Cancelo's £35m move to also disc...

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  • Paul George committed a mistake by staying with the Oklahoma City Thunder
Paul George committed a mistake by staying with the Oklahoma City Thunder

George announced that he will stay with the Thunder during a party in Oklahoma City arranged by teammate Russell Westbrook . By trading for Paul George without any guarantee he would commit to them past this summer - and with many expecting him to go to the Los Angeles Lakers - General Manager Sam Presti hoped getting the star forward into...

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