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Confederations Cup in Russia

Russia President Vladimir Putin watched the Confederations Cup opener with FIFA's Gianni Infantino . Cherchesov's men ( Russia ) have a solid back line as well which can help to limit New Zealand's chances. "I sensed they were relieved [to take the lead] because they were feeling the pressure a bit". As ever though, much of the focus will be on Ronaldo - Portugal's record scorer on 73 goals - and who will perhaps face even more scrutiny given the recent tax scandal that has ... Read More »

Messi dément une rumeur de vacances — Divers

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Dans quelques jours (le 30 juin), la star argentine du Barça se mariera avec sa femme Antonella Roccuzzo, à Rosario (Argentine). Les trois copains passant leurs vacances ensemble avec leur compagne, tout semblait propable. Et la note fut plutôt salée. C'est du moins ce qu'a révélé un employé de l'établissement sur les réseaux sociaux avec la photo de la facture. Sans doute un détail pour certains. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, India vs Pakistan: Tarot Predictions

But if the match stays close late, Pakistan have proven that they can pull out a tight finish where India have not. Fakhar hit 12 fours and three sixes before skying a catch off Hardik Pandya but Pakistan , who upset hosts England in the semi-finals, had the ideal platform to make the highest total in a Champions Trophy final . Read More »

FIFA Confederations Cup: Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener

After having two early chances cleared off the line, it took the lead when Michael Boxall scored an own goal after Denis Glushakov had struck the post . It was the ideal start for the Russians in a game played at the new Krestovsky Stadium, where President Vladimir Putin and Federation Internationale de Football Association chief Gianni Infantino both gave speeches before kick-off. Read More »

Virat Kohli tells team to stay off social media. Here's why!

The match went down to the wire with Pakistan requiring four runs to win off the last ball with Miandad on strike. "This is gone. If we play good cricket, definitely we will win this tournament". It was then over to Amir , who quickly dispelled the predictions of many that India could pull off a tournament and ground-record run chase - in the process silencing the majority support in a sell-out crowd for this high-profile showdown as their team folded to 158 all out in 30.3 overs. Read More »

Russia delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

Russian Federation deserved its first-half lead after twice having shots stopped on the line in the opening 10 minutes. According to the analysis of host team, it is the debut for them. Fan leader Alexander Shprygin , who was twice expelled from France past year following violence between Russian and English supporters in Marseille, says his ID was canceled and he has heard of around 50 similar cases. Read More »

Conor McGregor '100% confident' he'll knock Floyd Mayweather out, says Dana White

It will take place at 154 pounds. Mayweather retired for the first time in 2008 after 39 fights. "THE FIGHT IS ON", McGregor tweeted minutes before Mayweather's post. "The reason McGregor is as big as he is, is because he will fight anybody, anywhere, anytime". The cost of tickets and the price of the pay-per-view has not been decided, though the pay-per-view is expected to be at or near the Dollars $99.95 charged for Mayweather's 2015 fight with Manny Pacquiao that drew a record 4.4 ... Read More »

Kohli hints at same playing XI in CT17 Final against Pakistan

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Sohail, in a self-shot video, said that Pakistan are playing the final of the major tournament after a long time and, therefore, they should try to play at the best of their abilities. Their logic is that Pakistan is a highly uncertain side and can upset any team . South Africa still hasn't been able to shun the chokers tag and crumbles under pressure in crucial matches. Read More »

Fleetwood focused as he bids for first major

With debut host course Erin Hills carrying a par of 72, Thomas' score trumps Johnny Miller's eight-under 63 at Oakmont during the 1973 US Open as the lowest score in relation to par. Felt like I had a good feel for the speed of the greens today, hit a lot of good lag putts. The USGA is renowned for setting a fiendish test in its national Open, but a lack of wind and greens softened by overnight rain ensured birdies flowed at Erin Hills throughout "moving day". Read More »

Over 1 million expected at Warriors parade in Oakland

Basketball is unquestionably a team sport - one only needs to watch the way the Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers played during this year's NBA Finals to see how lovely the sport can be when five guys are playing as one on the court - but it is built on individual creativity and playmaking - from Kyrie Irving's circus layups to Kevin Durant's silky smooth game to James's raw ferocity to Curry's insane three-pointers. Read More »

Fleetwood hoping for wind in Wisconsin

Opens", Harman said jokingly. Justin Thomas put on a show during the third round of the U.S. Open at Erin Hills . They fearlessly attacked the pins and nobody was more ruthless than Thomas, who ripped apart the links-style layout carding nine birdies and two bogeys, before capping his record-smashing effort by coolly rolling in an eight-foot putt for eagle at the par-five 18th. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final Preview

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Khan averages 21.50 against India and taken eight wickets in five matches. Yuvraj Singh, who has enjoyed his run against Pakistan , was out cheaply as he was given leg-before. With the wicket playing easy and Indian bowlers unable to bowl the lines they had in the previous two games, Fakhar and Azhar Ali built a good partnership. Read More »

India Will Beat Pakistan Hands Down: Sarfraz Ahmed's Uncle

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He celebrated with an extravagant twirl of his bat and kissed the turf as the Pakistan supporters sensed an unlikely win for the lowest-ranked team going into the tournament who lost heavily to India in the group stage. The focus after tomorrow will definitely be the 2019 World Cup. We all know what happens behind the scenes. "We can only control our performances and that is what we are looking to do", he added. Read More »

Paul Casey finds more rough trouble around Erin Hills at US Open

But only for a couple minutes. He still built a six-shot lead through 36 holes, despite hitting his tee shot into the ocean on the 18th hole and salvaging bogey. He won that tournament by seven shots. The 30-year old Harman fired six birdies and just one bogey, only his second dropped shot of the week in an impressive round. Read More »

Indian top order collapses in Champions Trophy final

Left-arm fast Muhammad Amir kicked off Pakistan's bowling attack, taking three crucial early wickets. Pandya is followed by Yuvraj Singh and Shikhar Dhawan , who racked up 22 and 21 runs respectively before being dismissed. Openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have come a long way, when looking back to four years back, and both of them have had a successful tournament. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan vs India, final today

Indian cricket team will take on Pakistan cricket team at The Oval on Sunday, trying to lift the Champions Trophy for a third time and all eyes will be on veterans such as MSDhoni and Yuvraj Singh, who could be taking part in the tournament for the final time. Read More »

Ronaldo threatens Real Madrid exit

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CR7, as he is fondly called, is ready to quit Real Madrid this summer after tax evasion charges were allegedly leveled against him by the Spanish tax office. According to Peres, no footballer can consider himself more significant than the club, and recalled that this is not the first time when Cristiano Ronaldo began to be capricious. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan break ICC tournaments jinx against India

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If India manage to clinch the victory at the Oval today, they will become the first team to win the Trophy three times and join Australia as the second team to defend the title. In trying to up the ante, he got out but not before scoring a brilliant 114 off just 108 balls. The team had a firm grounding with 56 runs on the board by the end of the first 10 overs, as the two openers scored from both sides, turning up the pressure on the Indian side. Read More »

Marcel Keizer nouvel entraîneur de l'Ajax Amsterdam

Auparavant, il avait officié à Telstar (2012-2014), Emmen (2015-2016) et Cambuur (2016). En tant que joueur, Keizer a disputé une grande partie de sa carrière au SC Cambuur après avoir fait ses débuts à l'Ajax. Le club néerlandais, finaliste malheureux de la Ligue Europa contre Manchester United (2-0), a annoncé samedi la nomination de Marcel Keizer au poste d'entraîneur. Read More »

Russian Federation offering visa-free travel for football World Cup

Russia's president was in the $750 million new stadium in his native St. Petersburg to see forward Fyodor Smolov's 69th minute goal add to an own goal by New Zealand defender Michael Boxall in the 31st. "He is focused on what needs to be done here, and without a doubt he will have a great tournament", Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio said Saturday. Read More »

'I don't care': Aussie coach tetchy ahead of Confed opener

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Missing the likes of Thomas Mueller, Manuel Neuer, Mario Gomez and Jerome Boateng, Germany face Australia in Sochi on Monday, with Chile and Cameroon to follow in Group B. Australia conceded an eleventh hour equaliser to force extra time , only for another young star in James Troisi to net the tournament victor in front of almost 80,000 in Sydney. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy Final: 'Colonial' rivals to fight for glory

Another former captain, Aamir Sohail conceded that India were a better side than Pakistan but said complacency could be their downfall. He celebrated with an extravagant twirl of his bat and kissed the turf as the Pakistan supporters sensed an unlikely win for the lowest-ranked team going into the tournament who lost heavily to India in the group stage. Read More »

Portugal forward Andre Silva becoming Cristiano Ronaldo's perfect wingman

Portugal have had a strong showing in World Cup qualification so far, taking 15 points in six group matches and putting themselves in a strong position to qualify for the tournament next summer in Russian Federation. Australia Coach Ange Postecoglou seems determined to persevere with his 3-2-4-1 formation, but he does so with limited options and their notoriously weak central defence. Read More »

Warriors: No decision made on White House

The return of Riley Curry! Kevin Durant , the 2017 NBA Finals MVP, can opt out of the two-year deal he signed last summer. He hugged mother Wanda many a time. On Wednesday, Kerr was a guest on Lowe's podcast, "The Lowe Post," and admitted, "We probably ran it more in that game than we did literally all season long, combined". Read More »