Tuesday September 18-th, 2018

Modric wins Golden Ball as World Cup's player of the tournament Modric wins Golden Ball as World Cup's player of the tournament

The Croatia playmaker, who will be the key player when his team faces France in the World Cup final on Sunday, has overcome much more than just criticisms about his height in his 32 years. In characteristically self-effacing style, Modric sai...

Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss

Southgate's side reached the last four at the World Cup finals with a young squad, and with England having been crowned world champions at under-17 and under-20s levels, he is confident there is more to come. "If Croatia can win then we will all ...

France favorites as Moscow basks in World Cup spotlight France favorites as Moscow basks in World Cup spotlight

But their campaign heartbreakingly came to a halt when they lost 2-1 to Croatia in the semi-finals, with the goals coming from Ivan Perisic and Mario Mandzukic. Dalic said: "We are only able to see a small portion of what is going on back home". No...

England are no longer a laughing stock after stellar World Cup campaign England are no longer a laughing stock after stellar World Cup campaign

During the quarterfinals, they needed to hold off Russia's late-game push for the win to make it through on penalties as well and in their semifinal match against England , they needed to come back from one-nil down to 2-1 up against the opposition ...

France 'in a bubble' to play the ideal final: Lloris France 'in a bubble' to play the ideal final: Lloris

Kylian Mbappe's breakout performances, 11 own goals and very few red cards despite all Neymar's dives. "We know that this is the World Cup, and that we're playing in the final tomorrow", he said. "He has proved it once again at the World Cup, bu...

Croatia unsure if Nikola Kalinic will receive World Cup medal

The Three Lions usually have the issue of failing to replace the older generation after failed tournaments, but nearly every star from Russian Federation will be available in four years time. England were on top for most of the second half but with ...

Manchester United In Advanced Talks With World Cup Superstar Manchester United In Advanced Talks With World Cup Superstar

The Inter Milan forward starts for Croatia today in their World Cup final clash against France and, speaking ahead of the game, Mourinho admitted he was unsure why Perisic rejected the chance to join the Red Devils. Perisic then set up Mario Ma...

Pakistan scroll to a 201-run win Pakistan scroll to a 201-run win

Fakhar was named Player of the Series in the tri-arrangement, scoring a profession best 91 to enable Pakistan to pull off a record pursue in the last. Debutant Ryan Murray was, if you were particularly determined in looking for a positive, unbeaten...

Organizers say World Cup has transformed perception of Russia Organizers say World Cup has transformed perception of Russia

Beyond its political spat with its neighbors and concerns over the weather, Qatar's World Cup has been criticized for a number of reasons. Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is expecting even greater success from the Russian national ...

Aubameyang Reacts To His Hatrick Against Boreham Wood Aubameyang Reacts To His Hatrick Against Boreham Wood

Mesut is on holiday and I want him to be calm, then when he comes back to start hard'. The 26-year-old England worldwide featured 20 times in the Premier League last term under Arsene Wenger and would have seen his playing time "significantly red...

Gareth Southgate absorbs reality check as England look to the future Gareth Southgate absorbs reality check as England look to the future

Antoine Griezmann converted the first World Cup penalty to be awarded after a video review to break the deadlock, but a freaky handball by Samuel Umtiti saw Australia hit back. "They play maximum attack, maximum defence", he said. "It just change...

Jorginho links up with Sarri at Chelsea Jorginho links up with Sarri at Chelsea

Sarri arrives at Stamford Bridge after three impressive years at Italian club Napoli, but will take over at a club facing an uncertain future at boardroom level following Roman Abramovich's United Kingdom visa issues. But what will excite the fans, ...

France beat Belgium 1-0, enter FIFA World Cup 2018 final France beat Belgium 1-0, enter FIFA World Cup 2018 final

It had been suggested that France needed to step up a level in quality if they were to get past the Belgians and they did just that. The World Cup has been the setting for two of those games with France prevailing in both 1938 and 1986 respecti...

Serena Williams dedicates Wimbledon performance to ‘all the mothers’ Serena Williams dedicates Wimbledon performance to ‘all the mothers’

To be perfectly honest, I haven't thought about that this tournament. "I was really happy to get this far", a visibly emotional Williams said in a post-match interview. Serena, who had played well up until this point, did not play a clean and effec...

Wimbledon 2018 -- Novak Djokovic advances to men's final vs. Kevin Anderson Wimbledon 2018 -- Novak Djokovic advances to men's final vs. Kevin Anderson

Djokovic and Nadal went deep into a fifth set as they slogged it out for over five and a half hours for a place in the final. LONDON-John Isner already had won the longest match in Wimbledon - and tennis - history. Djokovic debunked speculation t...

West Ham close to completing three summer transfers West Ham close to completing three summer transfers

Sky Sport Italia now claim the Hammers are ready to look elsewhere and have made a €20m offer to Borussia Dortmund for Ukraine global Yarmolenko. There was also information that the German club are considering selling the Ukrainian midfielder. ...

Pacquiao-Matthysse match on GMA 7 today Pacquiao-Matthysse match on GMA 7 today

The low blow hardly slowed Pacquiao, who continued to overwhelm Matthysse in the seventh round before he landed a hard left uppercut that knocked him down for the third time in the fight. We were not pushing hard - we controlled our pace and ourselve...

Sri Lanka spinners wreak havoc to beat South Africa Sri Lanka spinners wreak havoc to beat South Africa

Karunaratne's display with the bat ensured Sri Lanka , first, posted a strong total on the board in their first innings, and then set up an nearly unbeatable target in the second. South Africa have been routed for their lowest total since readmiss...

Griezmann happy if France win World Cup ‘ugly’ Griezmann happy if France win World Cup ‘ugly’

Atletico Madrid forward Griezmann replied on Friday when he suggested that he'd be happy to win the World Cup by any means possible. However, FIFA's rules are modified when the tournament reaches the latter stages. "He deserves all the credit"...

Kansas City Royals: The Manny Machado Effect Kansas City Royals: The Manny Machado Effect

At this point, it's nearly easier to list the teams out of the Machado sweepstakes than those in the hunt for the four-time All-Star. Just 18 days remain until the non-waiver trade deadline. The Phillies have a deep farm system and also deep pocket...

Wimbledon 2018: Angelique Kerber denies Serena Williams to win third Grand Slam Wimbledon 2018: Angelique Kerber denies Serena Williams to win third Grand Slam

The 2016 Australian Open champion got off to a brilliant start, immediately breaking her well-decorated U.S. opponent to take a 2-0 lead at the beginning of the match. It would be her last tournament for more than a year, in part because of a series ...

Dejan Lovren Says He's One Of The Best Defenders In The World Dejan Lovren Says He's One Of The Best Defenders In The World

A Croatia global, who featured in the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League final in May, believes his performances over the past few months prove that he is "one of the best defenders in the world". "I think people should recognize that I'm one of the b...

Jabari Parker wants to play for his hometown Chicago Bulls

With the free agency market slowing and cap space drying up around the National Basketball Association, many had speculated that it could be another month or so before Bucks' restricted free agent Jabari Parker's future would be resolved, but repo...

Chelsea confirm Maurizio Sarri as new manager Chelsea confirm Maurizio Sarri as new manager

Chelsea have signed Italy midfielder Jorginho from Napoli after Manchester City pulled out of a £50m deal. Sarri is expected to appoint former Chelsea player Gianfranco Zola as part of his coaching staff. "I hope we can provide some entert...

Djokovic outlasts Nadal in classic Wimbledon semifinal Djokovic outlasts Nadal in classic Wimbledon semifinal

Serbia's Novak Djokovic , seeded 12th, defeated World No.1 Rafa Nadal in a five-set thriller on Saturday to reach the Wimbledon final against South African Kevin Anderson . Both wore a white baseball hat, Anderson with the brim in front, Isner ...

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