Monday December 17-th, 2018

Argentina star is desperate and frustrated says Mascherano

The Albiceleste left it late before clinching a spot in this year's World Cup with captain Lionel Messi scoring a hat trick in his team's last qualifier, a 3-1 win at Ecuador on October 10. "He is a human being who has his frustrations because ...

Former Boston Red Sox star Hanley Ramirez under investigation for drug probe Former Boston Red Sox star Hanley Ramirez under investigation for drug probe

When the report surfaced on Friday, the Red Sox said they were not aware of any potential investigation when they released Ramirez. According to ABC's Michele McPhee - the reporter who broke the Aaron Hernandez story - Ramirez is being "...

Argentina's Players Oust Sampaoli Ahead Of Nigeria Clash Argentina's Players Oust Sampaoli Ahead Of Nigeria Clash

Could Musa now lend credence to that claim by helping Nigeria knock out the 2014 runners-up and send the Super Eagles into the last 16? Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that it was tough convincing the duo of Victor Moses and captain M...

Mohamed Salah Ready To Quit After Latest Falling Out With Egyptian FA Mohamed Salah Ready To Quit After Latest Falling Out With Egyptian FA

CNN has reported that Salah is uncomfortable with the image that has been projected during Egypt's time in Grozny, with the former Roma player unwilling to be used as a political pawn. Mohamed Salah is considering his global future with Egypt, a s...

Virat Kohli says missing county games a blessing in disguise Virat Kohli says missing county games a blessing in disguise

He had suffered a neck injury during the latest edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). I have had six to seven sessions in Mumbai . Breaks like these make you fresh mentally. The tour was also not good for Kohli in terms of stats. "Kohli insi...

After Argentinas loss Lionel Messis fan goes missing in Kerala After Argentinas loss Lionel Messis fan goes missing in Kerala

There are insinuations that an Argentina fan, Dinu Alex, committed suicide after the humiliation of his country's national team by Croatia at the ongoing World Cup in Russian Federation. He watched TV along with his parents till they went to sleep by...

Harry Kane now top scorer, sets new record against Panama

Like England did in their first game, sides must keep one outfield player on the pitch and in the opposition's half to prevent this. "In Volgograd and Nizhny Novgorod everything was great". Panama's equal-sized army of red-shirted fans danced an...

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Poland and Colombia FPJ's dream XI predictions for Poland and Colombia

Colombia's World Cup campaign roared back into life with a 3-0 win over Poland in Group H on a sweltering evening at the Kazan Arena which sent the Poles tumbling out of the tournament on Sunday. Radamel Falcao doubled Colombia's lead in th...

Late goal against Sweden keeps Germany’s hopes alive Late goal against Sweden keeps Germany’s hopes alive

But Kroos was ideal. Failure to do so would mean relying on the outcome of the other match between Mexico and Sweden. It was the latest goal ever scored by Germany in a World Cup match that didn't go to extra time. Loew made four changes to the lineu...

Serbian Press Slams ‘Provocative’ Swiss Celebrations After 2-1 Defeat Serbian Press Slams ‘Provocative’ Swiss Celebrations After 2-1 Defeat

Shaqiri had posted a photograph on Instagram of his playing boots, one with a Switzerland flag on the heel and the other with a Kosovo flag. Xhaka's parents are originally from Kosovo and they are of Albanian heritage. "We have submitted seven vide...

Hamilton: Vettel penalty doesn’t weigh up Hamilton: Vettel penalty doesn’t weigh up

The race was the first French Grand Prix in a decade and the first at the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet , a city on Fracne's southern coast between Marseille and Toulon, in almost 30 years. "Five seconds is nothing". Charles LeClerc was ...

'It's Coming Home' - Predictably Hyped Reaction As England Win In Style 'It's Coming Home' - Predictably Hyped Reaction As England Win In Style

Harry Kane stole the spotlight as a whole host of records tumbled following England's 6-1 thrashing of Panama. Kane's three goals moved him into the lead with five at this year's tournament, one more than Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku ...

Xherdan Shaqiri's last-minute go.Granit Xhaka thunderbolt help Switzerland beat Serbia Xherdan Shaqiri's last-minute go.Granit Xhaka thunderbolt help Switzerland beat Serbia

Serbia were furious when German referee Felix Brych failed to award a penalty in Friday's game after Aleksandar Mitrovic was wrestled to the ground in the penalty area by Swiss defenders Stephan Lichtsteiner and Fabian Schaer. In a frenetic first ha...

Mexico’s 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

A win gave Mexico six points in Group F - and it's looking likely that Mexico can emerge as the victor of the group and avoid a Round of 16 showdown with Brazil. Mexico , which upset defending champion Germany in its opening match, took the lead ...

Hamilton secures pole position in France

The Ferrari Formula 1 driver made a better getaway than the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton and Bottas on the front row, but he ended up tucked behind Hamilton in the braking zone for the first corner, where he locked up and slid into Bottas, spinni...

Gareth Southgate rebukes media after team-sheet leak gaffe Gareth Southgate rebukes media after team-sheet leak gaffe

He said: "Obviously any time, if we were to give the opposition the opportunity of having our team it's a disadvantage to us". 'So of course our media has to decide if they want to help the team or not'. The Spurs midfielder played 80 minutes befor...

England women make highest T20 total - hours after New Zealand set record England women make highest T20 total - hours after New Zealand set record

One day after England's men team achieved the highest total of 481 runs in the ODI format, England Women team followed their men team's footsteps. Captain Heather Knight chipped a single of her first ball to close the innings and bring up Engla...

VAR drama, Neymar breaks down in dramatic win VAR drama, Neymar breaks down in dramatic win

Referee Bjorn Kiupers initially seemed to signal for a spot kick, then went to VAR and upon reflection, disallowed the penalty. Neymar and company could see themselves end the day in second place in the group if Serbia beats Switzerland later, bu...

England beat Australia by 6 wickets to lead ODI series 4-0 England beat Australia by 6 wickets to lead ODI series 4-0

England have given themselves a great opportunity to inflict their first 5-0 ODI series whitewash on Australia after a six-wicket victory in Durham with 32 deliveries remaining. The pair put on 174-runs for the opening wicket in under 24 overs a...

FifPro slams decision to allow Morocco's Amrabat to play after concussion FifPro slams decision to allow Morocco's Amrabat to play after concussion

He added that it was not his job to decide on medical issues but that team medics and Amrabat himself were responsible. Federation Internationale de Football Association protocol states that players who sustain a concussion need at least six days...

Its a special moment - Novak Djokovic relief at final return Its a special moment - Novak Djokovic relief at final return

It will be Djokovic's first appearance in the Queen's title match since he was beaten by Rafael Nadal in his only previous final at the Wimbledon warm-up event in 2008. "I found my rhythm quite early", Kyrgios said. "Today I just didn't have any ...

Tweets from when Germany went down 1-0 to Sweden Tweets from when Germany went down 1-0 to Sweden

Sweden took the lead in the 32nd minute when Ola Toivonen finished confidently after Kroos gave the ball away in midfield. But Kroos also thought he made up for it in the end. "Of course this was a thriller, full of emotions and a rollercoaster r...

Lionel Messi could retire after FIFA World Cup 2018, reveals Argentina teammate Lionel Messi could retire after FIFA World Cup 2018, reveals Argentina teammate

Fabregas also praised former Barcelona teammate Messi and bemoaned Argentina's lack of quality as they have drawn with Iceland and lost to Croatia putting them on the brink of an early World Cup exit. "He is a unique player, who unfortunately hasn'...

Muguruza loses in Birmingham 2nd round, Kvitova advances Muguruza loses in Birmingham 2nd round, Kvitova advances

In her post-match press conference, I asked Strycova what makes this match-up an enjoyable one for her and how does she manage to raise her game each time in this battle. "I'm staying in the same place and things like that, but I'm not superstitious....

Mavs swap picks to get Doncic from Hawks Mavs swap picks to get Doncic from Hawks

Doncic, 19, was selected third overall by the Atlanta Hawks and the Slovenian's rights were traded to the Mavericks for Oklahoma product Trae Young and a projected first-round 2019 pick. This one is a bit off a quagmire. Not a great shooter...

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