by | June 19, 2018 | 23:08

Shinji Kagawa remains a big name but he hasn't had the brightest time and Japan are lacking in attacking options up front. Yuya Osako restored Japan's lead in the 73rd minute, heading past David Ospina from a corner. Shinji Kagawa got the Samurai Blue off to a dream start when he converted a penalty after six minutes, but a Juan Quintero freekick saw Colombia pull level six minutes before the break.

by | June 19, 2018 | 23:08

Petersburg if it wins Group C. The outsider to watch in the tournament is Peru, which will be playing in its first World Cup since 1982. Australia coach Bert van Marwijk hit out at Uruguayan referee Andres Cunha following the 2-1 World Cup defeat to France on Saturday that saw VAR used for the first time.

by | June 17, 2018 | 05:15

We congratulate all of those who worked tirelessly to bring the World Cup back to North America and thank the countries that voted for the United Bid , and for their belief in our vision for the future of the sport in our region. At a South Bay Portuguese club, there was already plenty of excitement surrounding the World Cup. The opening game of the tournament will see two Group A teams clash as hosts Russian Federation take on Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 14.

by | June 15, 2018 | 01:09

Perez said Rubiales' reaction was "one of pride" and he "disrespected" Real. Mourinho said that his dismissal from the national team should not affect Spain's chances at this summer's tournament but that he does feel some sympathy for the 51-year-old.

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:23

The vote by football federations was public, in contrast to secrecy surrounding the ballot by FIFA's elected board members for the 2018 and 2022 hosts, Russia and Qatar, in 2010. While Ghana's former FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi has been handed a 90-day Fifa ban following corruption allegations, the country's government is on the verge of dissolving the association, with two GFA officials barred from travelling to attend the congress in Russian Federation.

by | June 13, 2018 | 00:38

Since he famously took roughly $10 million less than he could have in order to keep the team's core in tact last summer, he might want to capitalize by signing the four-year deal with approximately $160 million that the Warriors can offer him.

by | June 11, 2018 | 07:49

Nadal had come into the year's second Grand Slam high on confidence, after wins in Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Rome. He also beat the Spaniard in Buenos Aires in 2016. Such is his motivation to win his 17th Grand Slam on Sunday, that the task facing Austrian 24-year-old Thiem was described as "almost impossible" by Del Potro.

by | June 08, 2018 | 08:29

Washington is up 3-1 and can win its first Stanley Cup on Thursday night in Las Vegas . Washington goes into Vegas knowing they can close out the series and end their 43 year drought with a huge performance by Braden Holtby and a 4 assist game by Evgeny Kuznetsov Washington can feel very confident in knowing that they hold the power in this series which can be closed out Thursday at 8 est in Vegas The Golden Knights need to regroup fast if they want to continue this ...

by | June 07, 2018 | 04:32

That run of recent National Basketball Association history is why Warriors coach Steve Kerr isn't anxious about his team's readiness going into this latest Game 3 Finals match-up. "Let's not let that accomplishment of things that you will have for the rest of your life - and people will always call you a champion for the rest of your life - let's not have someone uninviting you to their house take away from that moment".

by | June 05, 2018 | 21:03

Marco Asensio has called for Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at Real Madrid , insisting he and the club belong together and should continue to move forward "hand in hand". According to Tomas Roncero of AS, Ronaldo, 33, is particularly irked by the fact that Real look prepared to make a huge splash on the Brazilian when they have yet to improve his own contract.

by | June 04, 2018 | 02:20

Reigning world champions Germany were forced to wait almost two hours to kick-off because of torrential rain in Klagenfurt before suffering a shock 2-1 defeat to Austria. Roy Hodgson led England into Ground D, however, defeats to Italy and Uruguay condemned the team to a rock bottom finish in the group before a 0-0 stalemate with surprise group winners Costa Rica, the worst World Cup performance from an England side since 1958.

by | June 04, 2018 | 01:24

The three-time victor was facing an early exit in her first Slam since the 2017 Australian Open when she trailed Ashleigh Barty by a set and a break, but dragged herself back into form in trademark fashion to progress. Five-time Grand Slam champion Sharapova, the victor in Paris in 2012 and 2014, hadn't played on Roland Garros' showpiece arena since a quarter-final exit in 2015.

by | May 31, 2018 | 19:46

I will be close to this club all my life, but the decision makes a lot of sense. "But we have to change", said Zidane. I thank him for his commitment, his passion. It was just 12 days prior to that occasion that the midfielder shocked the world when he announced his retirement from football to Canal +, and nobody in the Spanish capital saw it coming.

by | May 28, 2018 | 06:33

DirecTV Now : ESPN is included in all four of DirecTV Now's channel packages. "You've got to put guys in the game to give them an opportunity to be successful". said after James scored 46 with 11 rebounds and nine assists on Friday night to send the series to a decisive seventh game. The numbers bare it out: In Cleveland's three games in Boston, Hill is averaging 5.0 points per, shooting 31 percent from the floor.

by | May 16, 2018 | 12:43

A big summer now arrives for the Saints with a permanent managerial appointment, player outgoings and signings all sure to be witnessed before August. With his current deal expiring now that the league season has come to an end, Hughes has discussed his future - admitting he would love to stay on at St Mary's.

by | May 16, 2018 | 12:40

Antonio Conte gives a damning assessment of Chelsea after their humiliating defeat at Newcastle , and takes full responsibility for the club's recent failures. Chelsea now face a second season outside the Champions League in the last three years, which represents a significant blow to the club in both financial and footballing terms.

by | May 14, 2018 | 00:07

After more than two months out with a hamstring injury, the centre-back declared to Sky Sports News in January that he was fit and ready to assist Spurs hunt for trophies , but he did not play in a Premier League game until the draw at Brighton in April.

by | May 11, 2018 | 00:49

Following the Game 5 victory, a clearly frustrated Joel Embiid walked off the court without shaking any hands and that reportedly upset a bunch of players on the Celtics. "If we're going to do anything of any significance, we're always going to have to go through the Boston Celtics", he said. Smart will most likely be matched up against LeBron James on defense.

by | May 11, 2018 | 00:49

Gardner's veteran work ethic and glove work are irreplaceable, and so, too, are his gritty, gutsy battles at the plate, especially when they result in two run triples. To be the filmmaker to help tell that story is, for me, as good as it gets. Mitch Moreland hit a two-run homer and Benintendi added a solo shot for the Red Sox.

by | May 11, 2018 | 00:49

Their partnership crossed 150 off 88 balls and they never really looked in any bother as Delhi ran bereft of ideas. Involved in two avoidable run-outs, Pant compensated the miscommunication on the field with a blistering unbeaten 63-ball 128 which contained 15 boundaries and seven sixes, to arrest a careless start from the hosts.

by | May 10, 2018 | 14:04

The 33-year old forward was substituted at half time during last weekend's El Clásico clash against Barcelona , after injuring himself while scoring his side's first goal. "Salah? No team reaches a UCL final with only one player". So, news is that Ronaldo is fit and he is willing to play the match and he will surely play.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:36

Justify's next step is in two weeks at the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. "There's no telling what this horse can do", Smith said. "You better get used to this", the five-time Derby victor said to his colt. He then had to take on a challenge by Bolt D'Oro. Good Magic chased in pursuit but never had a move to prevent him from becoming the sixth consecutive favourite to win the Derby.

by | May 07, 2018 | 00:35

Shirts inside the club store also displayed messages from the current squad. Granit Xhaka and Jack Wilshere play, while Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alex Iwobi start. "He changed the face of football in this country", Wilson said. Wenger said in in his prematch interview that the Germany worldwide has "a recurrence of his back problem", and added: "How long is he out, I don't know.

by | May 07, 2018 | 00:33

Woods shot a 3-under 68, which would have been a 4-under 67 if not for a tough three-putt bogey on the final hole. Tiger Woods said he's on the verge of putting it all together and winning his first PGA tournament in five years - if he can just start rolling the ball a little better on the greens.

by | May 04, 2018 | 12:01

But their era of good feelings, teetering of late, crashed down on Wednesday: In a 7-0 loss to the Braves that dropped them out of first place, the Mets lost perhaps their most valuable player to injury. He extended his hitting streak to seven games, hitting.440 in that span. A half-inning later, NY second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera and second base umpire Bill Welke stooped around the base, apparently picking up pieces of the necklace.