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Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David Beckham make friendly wager on Sweden-England

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David Beckham make friendly wager on Sweden-England Emil Forsberg has been Sweden's shining light in attack and has displayed his ability to link up well with fellow midfielders as well as Sweden's strikers to good use. "We've not got a good record against them, I think we've always underestimated them", Southgate said following a dramatic victory over Colombia in the last 16. [Full Article...]

Belgium's Vincent Kompany 'not losing sleep' over Brazil

Belgium's Vincent Kompany 'not losing sleep' over Brazil That respect was evident in the Spaniard's every utterance on Thursday but, while acknowledging the dangers presented by Brazil forward Neymar , Martinez was confident the skills of the likes of Eden Hazard would also be influential for Belgium. [Full Article...]

Quarterfinals beginning today France to face Uruguay & Brazil to play Belgium

Quarterfinals beginning today France to face Uruguay & Brazil to play Belgium Yet as they walk out to face the tournament favourites in Kazan on Friday , they might wish they were playing relative minnows Sweden instead. Croatia also finished first in its respective Group, in Round 1 of play, and remain undefeated in the tournament. [Full Article...]

Why Carmelo Anthony release improves Thunder's title odds, according to SportsLine simulations

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Royce Young report that because of the dire financial implications of Anthony opting into the final year of his contract, the two sides are working on a means to part ways either via trade, the NBA's stretch provision or a combination of a buyout and stretch provision. [Full Article...]

Billy Preston, Collin Sexton, Cedi Osman headline Cavaliers Summer League roster

Billy Preston, Collin Sexton, Cedi Osman headline Cavaliers Summer League roster But with both players having focal roles, the Warriors did not want to burn them out. The 19-year-old center averaged 20.1 points on 61.2 percent shooting, 11.6 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in his one season with the Wildcats, earning Consensus First Team All-America honors and winning the 2018 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award. [Full Article...]

Former boss Sven-Goran Eriksson warns England of Sweden threat

Former boss Sven-Goran Eriksson warns England of Sweden threat The chorus is a familiar burden of hope despite constant failure: "Thirty years of hurt / Never stopped me dreaming". THERESA MAY urged England's World Cup heroes and their fans to keep "flying the flag" amid celebrations following the penalty shoot-out against Colombia that put them in the quarter-finals. [Full Article...]

Shardul Thakur replaces injured Jasprit Bumrah for ODIs

Shardul Thakur replaces injured Jasprit Bumrah for ODIs On Friday, the BCCI confirmed that the fast bowler would miss the ODIs too, stating that he had undergone surgery in Leeds on July 4 before returning to India. His last appearance for India was on the tour of South Africa, wherein the Virat Kohli-led team crushed the hosts 5-1. Two of their star players in Washington Sundar and Jasprit Bumrah got injured owing to which they were ruled out of their... [Full Article...]

Police rescued Nigeria football captain John Obi Mikel’s father from the abductors

Police rescued Nigeria football captain John Obi Mikel’s father from the abductors Nigeria went on to lose the match 2-1 and were knocked out of the World Cup, with Mikel flying back to his home in England nearly immediately after the match to deal with the unfolding crisis. Mikel said he could not tell anyone for fear his father would be killed. Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in parts of Nigeria, particularly in the Niger Delta region, the country's oil production ... [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer Plays A Breath-Taking 'Drop Shot'

Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer Plays A Breath-Taking 'Drop Shot' Another effortless topspin-loaded swing from Federer, which claimed the opening break of the second set, was followed by a 60-second service game to pull away with a 4-2 lead. Keys, 23, had been 5-2 up in the first set only for her game to capitulate. And speaking of Wimbledon greats, Serena will also be playing her third round match Friday against Mladenovic. [Full Article...]

Nadal heads into the third round

Nadal heads into the third round The world number one was preparing for his Wimbledon second round match against Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin on Centre Court. For me, that's not respectful. The Israeli tennis star Dudi Sela was beaten Tuesday by world number one Rafael Nadal in the first round of the Wimbledon Grand Slam tournament, in his third loss to the Spaniard in three career matches. [Full Article...]

LeBron James Not Currently Pressuring Lakers To Acquire 2nd Star

LeBron James Not Currently Pressuring Lakers To Acquire 2nd Star This Summer of LeBron was barely a fling. It was a stark contrast from eight years ago, when a poorly-conceived TV special to announce his departure from Cleveland backfired and damaged James' image. That also follows with the talents of the 6-foot-6 Ball, who showed the ability to be an elite rebounder and defender for a guard in his rookie year. [Full Article...]

Sam Allardyce torn asunder for advice to Gareth Southgate

Sam Allardyce torn asunder for advice to Gareth Southgate Gareth Southgate's side went through to the World Cup quarter-finals after a tense victory over the South Americans on penalties. After suffocating the Swiss with their compact, defensive style, the Swedes are unlikely to change the tactics that have carried them this far in the tournament, and the fact that England will be favourites will not bother them. [Full Article...]

Formula One has gone too far with penalties - Vettel

Formula One has gone too far with penalties - Vettel If you look at Ferrari, they've lost points, I'm pretty sure the Red Bulls have lost points. The win was the fourth for the 20-year-old Verstappen, who held off the Ferrari duo of Raikkonen and Vettel over 71 laps of racing. Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas started from pole position ahead of his team mate Lewis Hamilton. Verstappen came out in second and was well within Hamilton's pit window, an... [Full Article...]

Sweden warn England of being overconfident of World Cup chances

Sweden warn England of being overconfident of World Cup chances Confidence in England is soaring after the team ended a long wait to win a World Cup penalty shootout, squeezing past Colombia in a tense and bad-tempered last-16 tie in Moscow. "Sometimes they can throw you these teams, they can go kind of under the radar, but there is no question they are a good team". "They wouldn't be where they are if they weren't". [Full Article...]

Blancos agree €40m deal to sign Spain youngster Alvaro Odriozola

Blancos agree €40m deal to sign Spain youngster Alvaro Odriozola The full-back featured in the group games against Switzerland and Spain, although it was a disappointing tournament for La Roja as they suffered defeat to hosts Russian Federation in the last 16. The defender reportedly had a release clause of €40 million, but the clubs did not confirm if Real triggered the buyout or negotiated a smaller deal. [Full Article...]

Watch out England, Sweden aren't ready to quit just yet

Watch out England, Sweden aren't ready to quit just yet The FA has not yet confirmed when midfielder Fabian Delph will return to Russian Federation after flying back to England to be at the birth of his son. "When in doubt he always went to the England side". The centre half, who branded Colombia the "dirtiest" team he has ever faced, defended England's approach in the face of comments from Jose Mourinho and Diego Maradona suggesting Gareth So... [Full Article...]

Wenger Tips France, Brazil, England To Win World Cup

Wenger Tips France, Brazil, England To Win World Cup That said , a couple of the players did (predictably) take winning incredibly seriously, with Luis Suarez and Jose Gimenez bouncing around the room like they'd just secured the World Cup there and then. We have underestimated them for years. England will now face Sweden in the Quarter Final game this Saturday from 3PM on BBC One . "Their strikers are defenders when it's time to def... [Full Article...]

Manchester United 'considering move for £12m Xherdan Shaqiri'

Manchester United 'considering move for £12m Xherdan Shaqiri' Liverpool have also been linked with the 26-year-old who has previously had spells with Bayern Munich and Inter Milan as he is available for just £12m and has shone at this summer's World Cup, scoring a late victor in Switzerland's 2-1 win over Serbia in the group stage. [Full Article...]

Kompany: Brazil’s talent won’t faze Belgium

Kompany: Brazil’s talent won’t faze Belgium Brazil's Willian in a past press conference before World Cup game. However, the clash of the fancied South Americans and Belgium's "Golden Generation" has given the most casual of analysts reason to feel smug that, at least, they got one thing right in their scenario plotting. [Full Article...]

Twitter reacts to Tiger Woods getting hot with putter, charging up leaderboard

Twitter reacts to Tiger Woods getting hot with putter, charging up leaderboard The European Tour's French Open offered valuable Ryder Cup points on a course where the matches will be played this fall. Call it mixed results. He had his work cut out for him Sunday, trailing by six shots going into the final round and making up only two shots on Francesco Molinari at the turn. [Full Article...]


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