Tuesday November 20-th, 2018

Japan beat 10-man Colombia in another World Cup upset Japan beat 10-man Colombia in another World Cup upset

The second half was all Japan , however, and in the 73rd minute Yuya Osako headed home a Honda corner to secure his team a historic win and only their fifth victory in World Cup history. In the 2014 World Cup, Samurai Blue supporters brought big tra...

Mickelson Hits Moving Ball with Putter, Receives Sextuple Bogey Mickelson Hits Moving Ball with Putter, Receives Sextuple Bogey

A loophole that some will consider against the general ethos of the game, Mickelson confirmed that there were "multiple times he wanted to do it" before today's incident on the 13th. Lefty swatted a moving ball on the 13th green Saturday, the ignitio...

Dwight Howard headed from Charlotte Hornets to Brooklyn Nets Dwight Howard headed from Charlotte Hornets to Brooklyn Nets

The Nets will save almost $17 million on the trade in the 2019-20 season, allowing them to create two max salary slots for 2019 free agency. While his numbers have still been pretty good since, he hasn't seemed to be able to register the same impact ...

Uruguay turn to golden oldies against Saudi Arabia Uruguay turn to golden oldies against Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Al Owais comes in as keeper. After losing 5-0 to Russian Federation in the opening game of the tournament, that ranking looks justified. While Uruguay have enjoyed both a fourth place finish in South Africa 2010 and progression to the kn...

England world cup win watched by record 18.3 million television viewer England world cup win watched by record 18.3 million television viewer

Kane will have been keen to prove a point at Russian Federation 2018 after struggling at Euro 2016. Corden was joined by Harry Kane , Kyle Walker, Jesse Lingard, Eric Dier, Dele Alli and Jamie Vardy - but not all of them were thrilled to be there...

Spurs' Gregg Popovich, Kawhi Leonard meet in California Spurs' Gregg Popovich, Kawhi Leonard meet in California

Leonard had told confidants that he did not want to sit down with Popovich and has been purposely hard for the Spurs to reach recently. San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich flew to California on Tuesday and reportedly met with disgruntled ...

Sarri’s agent in London to finalise Chelsea deal Sarri’s agent in London to finalise Chelsea deal

Carlo Ancelotti has already been confirmed as Napoli's new coach for next season, and finding a solution to remove Sarri from the wage bill is not considered to be a major hurdle to him taking charge at Chelsea next season. "I think now is the mo...

Portugal urged by Fernando Santos to hit ‘Euro 2016 levels’ against Morocco

Their first match, against Spain, ended in a wild 3-3 draw with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring a hat-trick, but while Santos was pleased with some aspects of that game, he expects his team to improve in certain areas. Defeat to Portugal in their s...

Confirmed: Neymar's ankle in pain

The federation said Neymar has been in pain since the team's 1-1 draw against Switzerland on Friday, when he was consistently fouled. The 26-year-old could be seen grimacing as he held his right ankle after feeling pain as he took part in a lig...

England's first World Cup game attracts record viewing figures England's first World Cup game attracts record viewing figures

You never stop until the final whistle and thankfully it paid off for us with a late goal and a big win in the group stage. "You can see he wants me and the team to do well. Tunisia was a tough game for us but we proved to ourselves we can step up...

Sergio Ramos inadvertently helped Cristiano Ronaldo score his penalty against Spain Sergio Ramos inadvertently helped Cristiano Ronaldo score his penalty against Spain

The video in the tweet showed almost all of Ronaldo's teammates rush to embrace him, slightly off the pitch where the Portugal star stood. There is history between these teams, as well as Ronaldo and Morocco centre back Mehdi Benatia.

Arsenal complete the signing of German worldwide Arsenal complete the signing of German worldwide

The highly rated goalkeeper failed to get a call up in the Germany squad for this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. He has been a top performer and regular number one goalkeeper with Leverkusen in the Bundesliga for the past seven years.

No racism involved in Willemse 'walk-out' No racism involved in Willemse 'walk-out'

He was on a talk show with Naas Botha and Nick Mallet at the time of the walk-off. SuperSport says the inquiry into the incident involving Ashwin Willemse was extensive and it stands by its findings despite the commentator not giving his input...

How an infamous US Open was saved How an infamous US Open was saved

Open single-round record with a 63. Tony Finau and Daniel Berger played in the final group but Berger was never in the hunt from early in the day, and Finau came up just short, messing up the 18th hole with a drive into the fescue. "It hasn't sun...

Neymar sparks injury concerns after brief return to Brazil training Neymar sparks injury concerns after brief return to Brazil training

Neymar hobbled out of a training session on Tuesday, setting alarm bells ringing in the Brazil camp as they prepare for their second World Cup group game against Costa Rica on Friday. Phillipe Coutinho, who opened the scoring against Switzerl...

Xhaka signs 'long-term' Arsenal extension Xhaka signs 'long-term' Arsenal extension

The North Londoners have been linked with Lucas Torreira who some believe will be coming to Arsenal to replace Xhaka but extending his deal seems to show that the club will put faith in him last season. Xhaka made his global debut for Switzerland i...

Hector Cuper rues Mohamed Salah injury after Egypt loss Hector Cuper rues Mohamed Salah injury after Egypt loss

Strikes from Denis Cheryshev and Artem Dzyuba, combined with Ahmed Fathy's own goal, did the damage in St Petersburg , and a buoyant Cherchesov never had any doubts over the quality in his squad. Yet from the start, it was clear that Salah was stayi...

Fekir camp scrambling to keep Liverpool transfer deal alive Fekir camp scrambling to keep Liverpool transfer deal alive

However, Fekir insists he's back to his previous level after knee surgery and refused to deny Liverpool wanted to agree a lower fee in light of his medical. This is not the end of the story, ' said Jean-Pierre Bernes. As a result of the uncerta...

Ronaldo and Portugal look to eliminate Morocco

Iran arrived in Russian Federation with the second best qualifying record in the world in the final stage of Asian play with nine victories in 10 games. Iran gave up only three goals, two in the last match after it had already qualified for the World...

Madrid set to snatch Liverpool target Madrid set to snatch Liverpool target

It remains to be seen whether Madrid will return to meet Roma's asking price but until an agreement is found Liverpool still have a chance to sign Alisson and he'd obviously be a superb addition to Klopp's squad if they could lure him to Anfield....

Rampant Russia on brink of last 16 after second-half blitz Rampant Russia on brink of last 16 after second-half blitz

Hello! Welcome to the Live Updates of Russia Vs Egypt . Salah's moment looked set to arrive in the 34th minute, but Yuri Zhirkov ensured he was in the right place to prevent the winger connecting with Mohamed Shafy's deflected cross.

Mohamed Salah in starting line-up for Russia showdown Mohamed Salah in starting line-up for Russia showdown

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system proved its worth to give Egypt a glimmer of hope when referee Enrique Caceres had initially awarded a foul outside the box rather than a penalty when Salah was pulled by Zhirkov . And the Egypt global h...

England fans lost their minds over Harry Kane's late game-winning goal England fans lost their minds over Harry Kane's late game-winning goal

The win gave Gareth Southgate's side the ideal start in their bid to qualify from Group G and are next in action on Sunday, when they take on tournament debutants Tunisia in Nizhny Novgorod. He left them in 2014 to join Hull City in the Premier L...

Barty too strong in fiery Nottingham final Barty too strong in fiery Nottingham final

Konta defeated her vanquisher in last year's Nottingham final - Donna Vekic - in yesterday's semifinal and was aiming to be the first British woman to win a WTA singles title at home since Sue Barker in 1981. Elsewhere, second-seed Australian tee...

England Star Flies Home From South Africa For 'Family Reasons' England Star Flies Home From South Africa For 'Family Reasons'

Erasmus has reiterated since the start of his tenure that he remains dedicated to reaching the transformation targets that have been set out for the Springbok side by the sports ministry and SA Rugby. That was the message that was sent to everyone;...

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