Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

Both Xhaka and Shaqiri celebrated their goals by referencing Albania's symbolic double-headed eagle with their hands. The nationalist symbol risked inflaming tensions in the Balkans among Serbians - who do not recognise Kosovo's independence - ... More..

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13-Team ODI League To Act As World Cup 2023 Qualification Pathway
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

13-Team ODI League To Act As World Cup 2023 Qualification Pathway

Bringing context to bilateral cricket is not a new challenge, but with the release of this FTP, our members have found a genuine solution that gives fans around the world the chance to engage regularly, ICC C...More..

Sachin Tendulkar concerned by slew of big totals in ODI cricket
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Sachin Tendulkar concerned by slew of big totals in ODI cricket

Waqar Younis , the legendary Pakistan seamer, too, corroborated with Tendulkar, opining the rule is a curse for many attacking speedsters. This led to the ball never gets old enough for reverse-swing in death...More..

Neymar 'fully recovered' from foot injury, says Brazil team doctor
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Neymar 'fully recovered' from foot injury, says Brazil team doctor

Roberto Firmino made an impact as a second-half substitute to help Brazil to a 2-0 victory over Costa Rica in Saint Petersburg on Friday. Brazil were questioned at that tournament for their psychological read...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Mexico on the brink as Vela finds World Cup redemption

Son then had three shots in the space of 10 seconds, but the Tottenham Hotspur attacker saw his first two efforts blocked before his third was deflected wide of the Mexico post for a corner, which saw Ki test...More..

Hamilton secures record-extending 75th pole at French GP
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Hamilton secures record-extending 75th pole at French GP

His wait for a first point of 2018 continues. Hamilton took control of the Q3 top 10 shootout by posting a 1m30.222s lap on ultrasofts on his first run, putting him a tenth ahead of Bottas and nearly two tent...More..

England Women v South Africa IT20 2018 - Highlights
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

England Women v South Africa IT20 2018 - Highlights

But England eclipsed it with a mammoth 250-3 on the same Taunton wicket. Tammy Beaumont was the main architect, smashing the second-fastest century in women's T20Is. "Thanks to England, she's seen the doc...More..

Thiago Silva:
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Thiago Silva: "Neymar insulted me" in Brazil win over Costa Rica

Neymar was not cautioned for diving at the time , although new Federation Internationale de Football Association regulations mean he can be booked retrospectively. He's got great character, because it's not e...More..

Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh hit tons as Australia post 310
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh hit tons as Australia post 310

Earlier, Aaron Finch (100) and Marsh (101) both hit hundreds in Australia´s 310 for eight, with Marsh´s following his 131 against England in Cardiff last weekend. It was so ruthless, so un-English. Morgan...More..

Australia v Ireland: Five Ireland changes for decisive third Test
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Australia v Ireland: Five Ireland changes for decisive third Test

The replacements named are Niall Scannell, Cian Healy, John Ryan, Tadhg Beirne, Jordi Murphy, Kieran Marmion, Ross Byrne and Jordan Larmour. Ireland will therefore be confident of claiming a historic 2-...More..

Renard says team are proud despite being knocked out
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Renard says team are proud despite being knocked out

Geiger denied the allegation to Federation Internationale de Football Association, which says the referee behaved in an "exemplary and professional manner" in a statement issued Thursday. But we felt like ...More..

Dele Alli has 'slim chance' of playing against Panama, confirms Southgate
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Dele Alli has 'slim chance' of playing against Panama, confirms Southgate

Southgate and the squad have been very open with the media, allowing access to all players at a Superbowl-style open day at St George's Park ahead of the World Cup . Alli suffered a thigh strain against Tuni...More..

Late goal against Sweden keeps Germany’s hopes alive
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Late goal against Sweden keeps Germany’s hopes alive

But the Germans tied it up in the 48th minute off a goal from Reus, and Kroos's victor changes the equation entirely. Kroos swung his right foot, curling the ball past a spinning Sebastian Larsson and over the ...More..

Moscow confectioners build life-size chocolate Lionel Messi for his birthday
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Moscow confectioners build life-size chocolate Lionel Messi for his birthday

Simeone's sensational tirade, reported to be an audio message sent on mobile platform WhatsApp to Atletico assistant coach and former Argentina goalkeeper German Burgos, emerged hours after Argentina's heavie...More..

Stoke City winger could face punishment for World Cup celebrations
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Stoke City winger could face punishment for World Cup celebrations

Both players, who have a Kosovo Albanian background, celebrated their goals by making a hand gesture representing the "double eagle" of the Albanian flag. Xhaka and Shaqiri could be banned for up to two games i...More..

Muguruza loses in Birmingham 2nd round, Kvitova advances
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Muguruza loses in Birmingham 2nd round, Kvitova advances

The world number 24 hung in there to best Muguruza's error-strewn performance, securing a double break to reel off four consecutive games and win the match. "You have to play tricky in these conditions, and I d...More..

Sweden boss Janne Andersson accuses Germany bench of 'rubbing in' win
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Sweden boss Janne Andersson accuses Germany bench of 'rubbing in' win

Mexico, shock winners over Germany in their opening game, went ahead in the 26th minute when Vela sent goalkeeper Cho Hyun-woo the wrong way from the spot after Andres Guardado's cross hit the outstretched ar...More..

ZIM vs PAK: Pakistan announces ODI squad for Zimbabwe tour
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

ZIM vs PAK: Pakistan announces ODI squad for Zimbabwe tour

Pakistan, the No.1 T20I side in the world, will continue to be without Babar Azam for the tri-series as the batsman recovers from the arm fracture he picked up on the tour of England. The left-arm pacer, who is...More..

Kroos relieved to make amends for Germany
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kroos relieved to make amends for Germany

Mexico faces Sweden and Germany takes on winless South Korea in the final group matches. Coming off an opening loss to Mexico, Germany fell behind again when Kroos' early mistake led to Ola Toivonen's goal ...More..

Coutinho, Neymar score in injury time for Brazil
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Coutinho, Neymar score in injury time for Brazil

In their first Group E match on Sunday, June 17th, the Seleção were held by Switzerland to a 1-1 draw in a bruising match that saw Brazil's star winger Neymar hobble off the pitch. Spanish outlet Marca ...More..

Belgium romp over Tunisia
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Belgium romp over Tunisia

The in-form striker, who bagged two goals against Panama, latched onto Mertens' through pass before lashing a strike into Ben Mustapha's far bottom corner. Belgium's Eden Hazard celebrates scoring their fo...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Mexico fans refrain from anti-gay chant in win against South Korea

Sweden's bench took issue with the way some Germany staff members celebrated after the final whistle. "All I am saying is people behaved in ways you don't, you cheer when you win, you leave the opponents to f...More..

Carmelo Anthony to return to Oklahoma City Thunder
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Carmelo Anthony to return to Oklahoma City Thunder

The veteran big voiced his frustrations several times before coming to the reasonable conclusion that his $27.9 max deal was the best bang for his buck here or anywhere on the open market. It's clear the two si...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Switzerland's Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri subject to Federation Internationale de Football Association disciplinary proceedings

Aleksandar Mitrovic had taken it one step further. A reporter asked Petkovic how he would discuss the issue with his players, and the coach sidestepped the question. "We found our balance in the second half"...More..

Dettori strikes Gold with 60th Royal victor
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Dettori strikes Gold with 60th Royal victor

Dettori and trainer John Gosden continued with what has been a successful meeting so far for the duo with Stradivarius taking the Group 1 Gold Cup yesterday. Dettori said Ascot had a special quality about i...More..

Real Madrid ace confirms he wants to leave in search of play
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Real Madrid ace confirms he wants to leave in search of play

Croatia global Kovacic joined Madrid in 2015 from Inter after developing into one of Serie A's most promising players, costing Los Blancos a reported €35 million (£30m/$40m). "I think I can have this opportun...More..

Gareth Southgate rebukes media after team-sheet leak gaffe
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Gareth Southgate rebukes media after team-sheet leak gaffe

But the England manager was not happy with the press who snapped the photo. I always talk to the players about what we can control - our preparation, how we want to attack the game. But I can use my pace in d...More..

NBA Draft 2018: Lakers and Sixers reportedly trade second-round picks
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

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

This was the first time in five years that the Lakers were not drafting in the lottery. His play subsequently earned him the distinction of Most Outstanding Player in the Final Four. "Kyle Kuzma and Josh Hart ...More..

Real Madrid to rival Liverpool for Lyon forward Fekir
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Real Madrid to rival Liverpool for Lyon forward Fekir

After seemingly missing out on Nabil Fekir , Liverpool are looking at alternatives. Reports emerged afterwards claiming that Liverpool were spooked by injury concerns over Fekir, which were thrown up d...More..

Mesut Ozil Pays Tribute To
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Mesut Ozil Pays Tribute To "True Gunner" Jack Wilshere Following Arsenal Exit

Everton and Wolves are also keen but it's not just in England where interest lies. "I can confirm that I will be leaving Arsenal Football Club when my contract expires at the end of June", he wrote on Fa...More..