• Michel Salgado urges Real Madrid to sign Tottenham's Harry Kane
Michel Salgado urges Real Madrid to sign Tottenham's Harry Kane

Buffon spoke of the transfer talk at his presentation on Monday. Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric doesn't believe that Cristiano Ronaldo is about to quit the Bernabeu, saying 'I think he's going to stay '. "Today we are here to speak about Emre Can and just Can so if we can please keep the questions to him", she said. "I'd like him to stay b...

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  • Kramaric Starts as Croatia Opt for All Out Attack Against Russia
Kramaric Starts as Croatia Opt for All Out Attack Against Russia

Zlatko Dalic insists his Croatia team have not run out of steam before their World Cup semi-final against England after advancing through the previous two rounds on penalties. "Of course there's power left for the English", Dalic said. In the streets around Red Square, fans from Peru, Mexico and Argentina were a vibrant presence from days bef...

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  • Juan Martin Del Potro scraps past Simon to set up Nadal clash
Juan Martin Del Potro scraps past Simon to set up Nadal clash

Nishikori is playing in his first Wimbledon quarter-final. Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro in action during the fourth round match against France's Gilles Simon . The last time two German women reached any Grand Slam semifinals was at the 1993 French Open, featuring Steffi Graf and Anke Huber. Djokovic has beaten the Japanese 24th seed i...

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  • England's Southgate eyeing Moscow semi-final clash with Russian Federation
England's Southgate eyeing Moscow semi-final clash with Russian Federation

The #ItsComingHome campaign gained further momentum with the win, after Harry Maguire and Dele Alli scored the decisive goals to send England through. More than 24 million watched their dramatic penalties win over Colombia to reach the last eight. 11 - Dele's goal was England's 11th at Russian Federation 2018, equalling the country's reco...

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  • Carmelo Anthony met with Rockets, Heat
Carmelo Anthony met with Rockets, Heat

Anthony is now a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder , but the two sides are reportedly working on parting ways, whether through a trade, a buyout or waiving via the stretch provision. Green, a native of Houston , signed a 10-day contract with the Rockets on December 28 and ended up staying for the season. The 34-year-old is coming off his wors...

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  • Serena Williams Won’t Apologize For Being the Best
Serena Williams Won’t Apologize For Being the Best

With all the top seeds sent home, the Wimbledon favorite is now Serena Williams. The result also means all of the top 10 seeds in the women's draw have been eliminated. Rodina, who upset 10th-seeded Madison Keys in the previous round, broke back for 3-2 in the second set but was broken to love straight away. "Every match starts from zero", Go...

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  • African players in France's World Cup team
African players in France's World Cup team

MOSCOW, July 9 ― Belgium will be deeply disappointed if they fail to win the World Cup, defender Thomas Vermaelen said yesterday, in the first direct acknowledgement of the team's belief in their ability to emerge triumphant in Russian Federation.

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  • Russian Federation 2018: Croatia Fear England’s Sterling In Semi-Final
Russian Federation 2018: Croatia Fear England’s Sterling In Semi-Final

After once again starring as Real won a fourth Champions League crown in five seasons by beating Liverpool in Kiev in May, Modric will be nearly assured of winning the Ballon d'Or if he can lead Croatia all the way to improbable World Cup glory.

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  • Croatia vs. England preview, time, how to watch
Croatia vs. England preview, time, how to watch

Southgate has been just the voice of reason England have needed to prevent anyone from getting too carried away. They beat Tunisia in their tournament opener thanks to a late Harry Kane goal, brushed aside a poor Panama, edged out Colombia on penalties and easily beat Sweden in the quarter-finals.

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  • Nico Rosberg: Kimi-Lewis crash was '100 percent' not on objective
Nico Rosberg: Kimi-Lewis crash was '100 percent' not on objective

Mercedes themselves have also clarified on social media that there was "no accusation" from the team, posting on Twitter: "Nobody is seriously suggesting it was deliberate". Sometimes they want to teach us how to be gentlemen. He didn't see it as a last-to-second comeback drive. Formula 1 is working hard to ensure the British Grand Prix at Si...

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  • Salah and Mane to be on Liverpool's American tour Klopp confirms
Salah and Mane to be on Liverpool's American tour Klopp confirms

I said , what? because in the game, from my position that situation is not very good to see: 'maybe there was contact or not. But now I know a concussion isn't coming and going in a day - if you have one, you see it days later. While some of Liverpool's squad were involved in World Cup action at the weekend, 22 of Liverpool's players enjoyed t...

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  • Croatia sack staff member Ognjen Vukojevic over 'glory to Ukraine' message
Croatia sack staff member Ognjen Vukojevic over 'glory to Ukraine' message

Federation Internationale de Football Association confirmed on Sunday that Vida has been given a warning , meaning the defender will be available for selection when Croatia face England in Wednesday's second World Cup semi-final. Vukojevic, who now works as a scout at Dynamo but is with his national team for their World Cup campaign, added: "Th...

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  • Brazil exit saddest moment of my career - Neymar
Brazil exit saddest moment of my career - Neymar

After a brace in Atletico Madrid's Europa League final win over Marseille, firing France to their second World Cup would cap a glittering year for the newly contracted 27-year-old. He told the crowd: "I see a lot of Brazilian flags: Have courage!" "In the national team we do different things". And on that basis, the golazos so far at the 2...

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  • Roger Federer drops decades-old Nike partnership for Uniqlo
Roger Federer drops decades-old Nike partnership for Uniqlo

Federer added: "Obviously we also need to figure out with Uniqlo when at one point we can start selling clothes for the public as well". So despite all of Federer's fans wearing the gear with the "RF" logo on it, the Swiss himself won't be allowed to.

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  • Hsieh stunned at ‘amazing’ win over Halep
Hsieh stunned at ‘amazing’ win over Halep

The 26-year-old French Open champion never got to grips with the unorthodox Hsieh and lost 3-6 6-4 7-5 despite having a match point in the deciding set on a balmy Court One. Far less so in the men's bracket, although No. 4 seed Alexander Zverev did depart Saturday with a 7-6 (2), 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-0 loss to Ernests Gulbis, a Latvian ranked 138th w...

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  • Russia's World Cup dream ends with Croatia shootout defeat
Russia's World Cup dream ends with Croatia shootout defeat

Akinfeev got a hand to Modric's too, but pushed it on to the post and back in, as Croatia finally had some luck to win the shoot-out and set up a semi-final against England. The hosts went ahead thanks to a bolt from the blue just after the half-hour mark. This from a Russian Federation who feared their campaign might last only three games.

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  • Zverev completes delayed match in five sets for Wimbledon progress
Zverev completes delayed match in five sets for Wimbledon progress

Earlier, in the day, three-time champion Novak Djokovic silenced a raucous Centre Court crowd as he came back to beat home favourite Kyle Edmund 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-4 in the third round of Wimbledon . Kontaveit won with a score of 6-2, 7-6 (4). Whilst the Latvian does have a powerful first serve, his second is unreliable, so if he is forced to serve...

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  • Fernando Hierro steps down as Spain manager after four games in charge
Fernando Hierro steps down as Spain manager after four games in charge

The Federation have scheduled a media conference on Monday to announce changes to the organisation's structure after Fernando Hierro, who took charge of the team during the World Cup, left his role as sporting director . Remembering a world before the World Cup started is proving very hard now that we're in this utopia of brilliant football and ...

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  • Man Arrested For Jumping Through Taxi Roof During England Celebrations
Man Arrested For Jumping Through Taxi Roof During England Celebrations

The JOE World Cup Minipod semi-final preview hosted by Dion Fanning and Paddy McKenna is here. Another side-effect was the necessity for wing backs, and who better than the energetic Young and Trippier? Southgate spent time in the United States at the start of the year, watching the Super Bowl but also National Basketball Association games ...

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  • 24,000 fans thank Russian players for fantastic World Cup display
24,000 fans thank Russian players for fantastic World Cup display

The 33-year-old entered the match with a hamstring problem which was exacerbated during the final minute of normal time. "I think Raheem Sterling is an important player because he is really fast and his combination with Harry Kane is really unsafe".

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  • Boston Celtics Guard Marcus Smart
Boston Celtics Guard Marcus Smart "Frustrated" With Organization

The 24-year-old guard, who is now a restricted free agent, is likely to accept Boston's $6.1 million qualifying offer for 2018-19, according to a report from NBC Sports . Moreover, he's reportedly frustrated by the lack of communication from general manager Danny Ainge. Based on the source's comments, Smart sounds prepared to eventually accept h...

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  • Conditions good for getting Thai boys out
Conditions good for getting Thai boys out

The coach's role in the team's predicament has split Thai social media. "I talk to them every day, if they'd like us to take the kids out, it has to be in the minimum risk", he said . "We are still at war with water and time", Osottanakorn also said. Mr Narongsak, a former provincial governor, told reportersconditions were now "perfect" and th...

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  • Wade Baldwin Ejected After
Wade Baldwin Ejected After "Hostile Act" Towards Grayson Allen

After coming off a pindown, Young popped out to the top of the 3-point arc and caught a pass and was met by Allen. Allen and Young were both called for technical fouls after almost fighting each other in the first half of the exhibition game.

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  • 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 criticism comes after Tite failed to replace Fred in the final 23-man squad as he had up until 24 hours prior to Brazil's first appearance in the tournament to make a change, a game which came ten days following the United man's injury.

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  • England fans 'dare to dream' after World Cup win over Sweden
England fans 'dare to dream' after World Cup win over Sweden

A very solid team. Meatballs, however, weren't enough to stop this rowdy bunch throwing a bunch of pillows around and jumping on a show bed while singing "Three Lions", the 1996 footie anthem written by David Baddiel, Frank Skinner and Lightning Seeds frontman Ian Broudie.

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  • Stop pretending to be Uruguayan: Suarez to Griezmann
Stop pretending to be Uruguayan: Suarez to Griezmann

Oscar Tabarez began his second stint as Uruguay coach in May 2006, one month before the World Cup . Griezmann turned down overtures from Barcelona to sign a new deal at Atletico just days after the World Cup began. The 2018 World Cup returns on Friday after a two-day break England beating Colombia in the last round of 16 game on Tuesday....

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  • England fans trash an IKEA after win over Sweden
England fans trash an IKEA after win over Sweden

Gareth Southgate bristled at Swedish suggestions that England are a "team of entitlement" as his group of fighters and grafters prepare to grab their chance of a lifetime. "President Putin called me before the (last-16) game with the Spanish and after", said Cherchesov, who masterminded a win against Spain on penalties in the last 16.

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  • Neymar unwilling to play football again after Brazil’s exit from World Cup
Neymar unwilling to play football again after Brazil’s exit from World Cup

Brazil were left stunned in Friday night's match in Kazan, finding themselves 2-0 down at half-time and unable to rescue the game in the second half, despite substitute Renato Augusto getting a goal back late on. "The fact that the game against Brazil is defining for our generation is for sure, though". The victor will play France or Uruguay...

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  • Fans Prepare For Sweden, England Quarter-Final Clash
Fans Prepare For Sweden, England Quarter-Final Clash

The Atletico Madrid star scored one goal and set up another during the last-eight match in Nizhny Novgorod and was named man of the match for the second time at Russian Federation 2018. "And there's nothing stopping England taking this World Cup home - it's coming home". Matt Yeo, who is marrying Sophie Wood - whom he says had to take a lot o...

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  • Courtois 'Should Be Made to Eat Words' Over Criticism of England's Pickford
Courtois 'Should Be Made to Eat Words' Over Criticism of England's Pickford

Courtois claimed that Pickford was "too short" to keep out the strike that helped Belgium claim a 1-0 win over England in Kaliningrad. Gareth Southgate , who handed Pickford his England debut, picked him in the final 23-man squad for the World Cup finals in Russian Federation, ahead of the seasoned Joe Hart.

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