No win, no problem: Fans in Japan keep faith for last 16

In excellent striking form with Bayern Munich - he scored 41 goals in 48 matches - Lewandowski started his preparations for the World Cup earlier than for the European championship in a bid to arrive fresher. But more importantly, if their pre-game... More..

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by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Harry Kane: 'It's all coming together for England' after Panama rout

Intriguingly, it also means they are level on points, goal difference and goals scored with Belgium in Group G. The two sides meet in Kaliningrad on Thursday. "They have some outstanding individual players", he...More..

Marin Cilic and Novak Djokovic set for Queen's final after semifinal wins
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Marin Cilic and Novak Djokovic set for Queen's final after semifinal wins

Winning the longest final in Queen's history - at two hours and 57 minutes - was just reward for Cilic's superb week on the lawns of Barons Court, which banked him a cheque for?413,601 ($548,764). Unseeded Djok...More..

Saudi team don't know cause of aeroplane fire, Pizzi reveals
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Saudi team don't know cause of aeroplane fire, Pizzi reveals

Saudi Arabia gave a far better performance than it produced in its 5-0 loss to the host but a poor mistake from replacement goalkeeper Mohammed Al Owais handed the South American side the victor in Rostov-on...More..

Lukaku and Hazard lead Belgian blitz of Tunisia
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Lukaku and Hazard lead Belgian blitz of Tunisia

The Chelsea star sprinted onto De Bruyne's lofted pass, held off two defenders, rounded keeper Ben Mustapha and tapped home Belgium's fourth goal in the 51st minute. Against England on Thursday, Belgium w...More..

The World Cup shocks continue
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

The World Cup shocks continue

Japan's supporters hold fans prior to the group H match between Colombia and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordavia Arena in Saransk , Russia , Tuesday, June 19, 2018 . He was the top scorer in B...More..

Switzerland stuns Serbia with game winning goal in the 90th minute
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Switzerland stuns Serbia with game winning goal in the 90th minute

Xhaka curled the ball through traffic to tie the game at 1-1, and Ivanovic suddenly became a very unpopular man on social media. Petkovic paid tribute to the Switzerland fans for the backing they gave the...More..

Adepoju: Super Eagles Must Take Advantage Of Croatia Victory Over Argentina
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Adepoju: Super Eagles Must Take Advantage Of Croatia Victory Over Argentina

Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year's World Cup , and gave Argentina a gift. "I think scoring against Argentina isn't that hard for me", he smiled after his man-of-the-match performance in Vol...More..

Thiago Silva reassures Neymar after tearful Brazil win
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Thiago Silva reassures Neymar after tearful Brazil win

Tite said. "I'm limping now after the celebration". The Serbs were wasteful against Costa Rica last weekend with Aleksander Mitrovic being the main guilty party. After revisiting what had happened, he decid...More..

by | Friday, June 22, 2018

NBA Draft 2018: Lakers and Sixers reportedly trade second-round picks

Should Lopez leave, Wagner could help offset the 112 3-pointers he made last season. Regardless of the rivalry or who picked him, rest assured, Moe Wagner is thrilled to be the Lakers selection. " Dirk (Now...More..

Three players worth trading up for in the draft
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Three players worth trading up for in the draft

June 14: The Memphis Grizzlies have gauged the trade market on a package that includes Chandler Parsons and their No. 4 overall pick. Nash has stated that he enjoys his part-time gig as an advisor to the...More..

Vagabond Dwight Howard traded again, this time to the Brooklyn Nets
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Vagabond Dwight Howard traded again, this time to the Brooklyn Nets

Last season with the Hornets Howard averaged 16.6 points, 12.5 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game, which are his best numbers since his All-Star season as a member of the Houston Rockets in 2013-14. The first is ...More..

Uruguay make their best start to a World Cup since 1954
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Uruguay make their best start to a World Cup since 1954

Uruguay advance to second round after Luis Suarez tap-in against Saudi Arabia . The 31-year-old has a chequered World Cup past after his 2010 quarter-final handball against Ghana and his biting of Italy...More..

Another record! Second World Cup's quickest red card
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Another record! Second World Cup's quickest red card

Japanese fans impressed World Cup viewers after they were seen cleaning up the stadium following their team's victory against Colombia. Today was only their second opener at the tournament ever, and nothing...More..

England confirm Dele Alli has sustained a thigh injury
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

England confirm Dele Alli has sustained a thigh injury

Who impressed for England during their opening World Cup clash with Tunisia? But England struggled to finish it off. Despite being on the back foot, Tunisia equalised through Ferjani Sassi's penalty...More..

Poland stunned by Senegal in World Cup opener
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Poland stunned by Senegal in World Cup opener

Poland heroics were last seen in 1974 and 1982 World Cup when they finished at third place. As a result, Senegal now sits atop Group H , tied with Japan , while Colombia and Poland are tied with ze...More..

Latest Kawhi Leonard trade rumors: Cleveland, Phoenix reportedly now in mix
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Latest Kawhi Leonard trade rumors: Cleveland, Phoenix reportedly now in mix

Times . There have been indications Gregg Popovich does not want to trade Leonard to the Lakers, and that's probably ramped up now as they may eye building a super-team with LeBron James and/or Paul Geor...More..

No Salah, no party as Suarez sinks on World Cup return
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

No Salah, no party as Suarez sinks on World Cup return

The defeat means that Egypt are still yet to win a World Cup match in five attempts, but they will probably have to take the three points against Russian Federation to stay in with a chance of going through...More..

Get to know England's World Cup squad with 'The Lions' Den'
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Get to know England's World Cup squad with 'The Lions' Den'

You can talk about our results historically but we are here and we are looking to do well in training and do well in that first match. Tunisia will make the most of any lapse in performance from England, as...More..

Queiroz ready for 'Universe Cup final' against Spain
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Queiroz ready for 'Universe Cup final' against Spain

In the opener for both teams, the match looked destined for a draw in what was an entertaining and open game, but Aziz Bouhaddouz came on in the second half, tried to defend a late set piece and headed it int...More..