Argentina legend questions Lionel Messi's ability to win a World Cup

France needed the help of the first World Cup penalty awarded after a video review and a deflected Paul Pogba goal to get their campaign underway with a 2-1 win over Australia in Russian Federation. It would have changed everything. "We do not have t... More..

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Brooks Koepka Wins Back-to-Back U.S. Open Championships
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Brooks Koepka Wins Back-to-Back U.S. Open Championships

Sean Martin, Events Editor: It's historic. If Koepka successfully defends his title, it will be in much different fashion than his record-tying score of 16-under par from a year ago. It was also the 40th maj...More..

Landon Donovan Catches Heat From U.S
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Landon Donovan Catches Heat From U.S

Donovan's acts were questioned by former US captain Carlos Bocanegra and then echoed by Oguchi Onyewu, both of whom teamed with Donovan for years on the national team. "You grew up in SoCal and owe much of your...More..

MMA star Conor McGregor expresses 'regret' for melee
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

MMA star Conor McGregor expresses 'regret' for melee

Conor McGregor was silent as he left the Kings County Court in Brooklyn, New York , on Thursday. A prosecutor said McGregor and the District Attorney's office are working on a potential plea deal to resolve...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Koepka holds off Fleetwood to win second straight US Open

Those around the 28-year-old were shocked that he even had a chance to defend his title. Koepka pulled it to the left, down the slope and into thick grass. Fleetwood missed an 8-footer for birdie on the 18th ...More..

Mexicans jubilant over World Cup win trigger earthquake sensors
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Mexicans jubilant over World Cup win trigger earthquake sensors

The way El Tri played out from the back, competed in the air with a much bigger German side and created chances was especially impressive. Osorio said his Mexico team needed "one big game" after losing 2-0 ...More..

Mexico Beats Germany In Huge Upset At The 2018 World Cup
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Mexico Beats Germany In Huge Upset At The 2018 World Cup

It was a day of shocks on Sunday as Mexico beat world champions Germany 1-0 and Brazil toiled to a 1-1 draw with Switzerland . Mexico has only ever beaten Germany once in 11 tries and that win came way...More..

Mexico World Cup goal celebrations showed up on seismograph
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Mexico World Cup goal celebrations showed up on seismograph

Hirving Lozano (covered) of Mexico celebrates his 0-1 goal with team mates. Neymar makes his World Cup bow on Sunday as five-time winners Brazil kick off their quest for redemption while defending champions ...More..

South Africa character made up for mistakes - Erasmus
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

South Africa character made up for mistakes - Erasmus

Marler came off the bench as a second-half substitute for Vunipola during the losses in Johannesburg and Bloemfontein. "Next week we want to try and win 3-0", he said. South Africa brought on fresh props Steven...More..

One-and-done rule may be gone by 2021
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

One-and-done rule may be gone by 2021

The current rule is scheduled to remain in place by the 2024 season, when the collective bargaining deal is scheduled to end, but the league is reportedly considering changing it before then. The elimination of...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Phil Mickelson offered to withdraw from U.S. Open

I wanted to get to the next hole and I didn't see that happening at the time without the two shots. "If someone is offended I apologise but toughen up", Mickelson said. It appeared that he took 8 strokes be...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Mexico beats cup holders Germany

Marquez, 39, who has already retired from playing for club side Atlas and declared his intention of ending his playing career when Mexico's World Cup campaign is over, came on in the 74th minute against Germ...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

US Open 2018: Dustin Johnson refuses to slam officials over course set-up

Open history Sunday with a 7-under par round. Berger and Finau shot third-round 66s. "It's not gonna make the ball get in the hole any faster". Tommy Fleetwood produced a sensational final-round charge ...More..

Neymar to make World Cup bow as Germany launch campaign
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Neymar to make World Cup bow as Germany launch campaign

Shortly after Hirving Lozano scored the winning goal for his side in the 35th minute, the Mexican Government reported that small artificial quake was reported "possibly due to massive jumping". Germany mus...More..

Questions of loyalty cast shadow over German World Cup squad
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Questions of loyalty cast shadow over German World Cup squad

Ozil has not commented on the issue, and Bierhoff does not expect him to, which has reignited a discussion over Turkish immigrants within Germany . Former Germany worldwide Oliver Bierhoff believes Joachim...More..

Alonso wins Le Mans to edge closer to Triple Crown
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Alonso wins Le Mans to edge closer to Triple Crown

Twice Formula One world champion, Alonso was also successful on his first attempt in the race as part of the World Endurance Challenge. Twice a Monaco Grand Prix victor, he now wants to win the Indianapolis 5...More..

by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

U.S. Open 2018: Ian Poulter's hate-(now)love affair with Shinnecock Hills

Finau led the field in strokes gained on approach shots, strokes gained around the greens and strokes gained overall on Saturday. Koepka oozed confidence about his chances of becoming the first since Curtis S...More..

Historic video review helps France top Aussies in World Cup
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Historic video review helps France top Aussies in World Cup

For whatever reason, the VAR never intervened to suggest Marciniak should review his decision - confusing fans who had also watched the Australian game. "I know he is doing his hair but let's talk about footbal...More..

Virat Kohli undergoes fitness to determine availability for Ireland, England tour
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Virat Kohli undergoes fitness to determine availability for Ireland, England tour

A top BCCI official, privy to Kohli's county engagements, had told PTI that it is a case of "neck sprain" and not a "slip disc injury" as reported. The test was taken on the sidelines of the second day of the...More..

Johanna Konta enters Nottingham Open semis, warms up for Wimbledon in style
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Johanna Konta enters Nottingham Open semis, warms up for Wimbledon in style

Indeed, the Croat is 17-2 in semifinals at all levels: last September, she retired against Dayana Yastremska in the St. Petersburg ITF $100,000 last four, but her only loss in a completed match at this stage in...More..

France vs. Australia - Football Match Report
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

France vs. Australia - Football Match Report

Paul Pogba struck the victor in the 81st minute when his half-volley snuck in off the crossbar. The body language (seemed to suggest) was that he didn't know, from my position. France's lead didn't last long,...More..

Roger Federer will return to top spot after reaching Mercedes Cup final
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Roger Federer will return to top spot after reaching Mercedes Cup final

Federer, 36, will return to top of the ATP rankings for the sixth time in his career and begin a record 310th week at the summit of the men's game. Raonic's serve proved the decisive factor yet again as he re...More..

Mathews, Gamage out of Sri Lanka's West Indies tour
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Mathews, Gamage out of Sri Lanka's West Indies tour

If a convincing defeat in the first Test wasn't enough, Sri Lanka suffered another setback ahead of their second Test, starting on Thursday (June 14), against the in-form Windies . Mendis joined Kusal Perer...More..

Sri Lanka play on ´under protest´ after ´ball tamper´ row
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Sri Lanka play on ´under protest´ after ´ball tamper´ row

Chandimal has breached Article 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to changing the condition of the ball in breach of clause 41.3 of the ICC Standard Test Ma...More..

Watch irritated Anushka scold people for littering
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Watch irritated Anushka scold people for littering

Mumbai: Virat Kohli is always vocal about his opinions and causes he supports on social media. However, he also called Virat Kohli as a "Trashy mind" for shooting the video and making it viral asking if that w...More..

by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Mickelson Steps Out of Character at U.S. Open

In the final round that year, Daly hit a moving ball on the green as it was rolling back toward him following a putt that didn't quite make it up the hill. "No question it was going to go down into the same spo...More..

Iceland hold Argentina 1-1
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Iceland hold Argentina 1-1

On Saturday, Iceland had the chance to prove that its belonged amongst the best in the world, and did so with aplomb, playing Argentina to a gutsy 1-1 draw. One wonders if he ever truly returned. Messi ...More..

French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal demolishes Dominic Thiem to clench eleventh title
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal demolishes Dominic Thiem to clench eleventh title

Nadal called on the trainer to get his forearms massaged twice in the final set but even that problem failed to improve Thiem's chances of emulating fellow Austrian Thomas Muster's 1995 triumph. The two stars h...More..

Own-goal earns Iran 1-0 win over Morocco at World Cup
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Own-goal earns Iran 1-0 win over Morocco at World Cup

Our attitiude is to try and make the impossible, possible". Back home, the people of Iran took to the streets in a rare show of celebration. The worldwide football (American soccer) tournament is held every...More..

Golf's stars battle not to win but to stay alive
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Golf's stars battle not to win but to stay alive

He was at 4-under 136, the only player still under par going into the weekend. He was at even-par 140, along with Hoffman (69). "I like golf courses where par is a really good score and here, on every...More..