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South Korean coach claims he switched players' jersey to confuse opponents

South Korean coach claims he switched players' jersey to confuse opponents The Swedes, however, created an excellent opportunity in the first fruitless 45 minutes, when Marcus Berg's shot was denied by South Korean goalkeeper Jo Hyeonwoo's marvelous movement plus a bit luck. "For 99 percent we're interested in what they do during a match situation", he said. "We agree that it was a good call". Andersson apologized to the South Koreans on Sunday over an incident a... [Full Article...]

The full SuperSport report on Willemse

The full SuperSport report on Willemse Multichoice CEO, Calvo Mawela and Supersport CEO, Gideon Khobane met with media on 19 June, after the scandal saw an independent inquiry set up to investigate the incident. In his report, Maleka found no suggestions of racism on the part of presenters Mallett and Botha but expressed regret that Willemse refrained from taking part. [Full Article...]

Atlanta Hawks leaning towards taking Luka Doncic third overall in NBA Draft

Atlanta Hawks leaning towards taking Luka Doncic third overall in NBA Draft From Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN . With the first overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft , the Phoenix Suns have to make one of the most important decisions in their 50-year history. Atlanta remains a target of multiple teams trying to move up in the draft , including Dallas , which also has been focused on selecting Doncic, league sources said. [Full Article...]

Things We Learned From England's First Game

Things We Learned From England's First Game The pressure is now on for manager Gareth Southgate and the England squad to maintain their winning streak with another win this weekend, before they play the deciding group match against Belgium next week (June 28th). That's the World Cup . "I'll have to get myself one of those Russian dolls", he said. Yes, they scored a late goal and you can say "a win is a win" but that's a problem bec... [Full Article...]

First trade domino falls as Dwight Howard gets traded

First trade domino falls as Dwight Howard gets traded An eight-time All-Star and former No. 1 overall pick is about to join his fourth team in three years. Howard's just a piece of the puzzle, no longer a centerpiece. It appears Howard - a surefire Hall of Famer - has worn out his welcome in another locker room. The news was also confirmed by Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer . [Full Article...]

Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia - Football Match Report

Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia - Football Match Report Uruguay won its opening match, riding an 89th-minute header by Jose Gimenez to a 1-0 triumph over Egypt, and it can secure its place in the knockout stage-and Russia's as well-with a win over Saudi Arabia . Saudi Arabia were beaten 5-0 by Russian Federation in their opening game. The Saudi Arabia national team, now playing in the FIFA World Cup 2018, survived a scare after their plane caug... [Full Article...]

Senegal and Japan fans help clean up stadiums following World Cup games

Senegal and Japan fans help clean up stadiums following World Cup games After the Blue Samurai's achievement of being the first Asian team to beat a South American side in a World Cup match on June 19, fans celebrated by... Following their 2-1 World Cup win against Poland, their fans stayed behind to clean up the mess they had made in all the excitement. The World Cup is always an opportunity for nations to share their own unique approach to the attractive game, cel... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia W.C team plane catches fire in mid-air

Saudi Arabia W.C team plane catches fire in mid-air It was while traveling for that match that the incident occurred but the football federation confirmed the team has landed and "they're heading to their residence safely". Russia's federal agency for air traffic said in a statement that the Airbus airplane flying from St. Petersburg to the southern city of Rostov-on-Don landed safely Monday evening and no emergency procedures were required. [Full Article...]

'No disrespect': Phil Mickelson putts moving ball at US Open

'No disrespect': Phil Mickelson putts moving ball at US Open Mickelson had arrived at the course celebrating his 48th birthday and the stage was set for the left-hander to fire his way back into the tournament. With horrific pin placements and lightning-quick greens on a windy Long Island, big names who missed the 36-hole cut included top-10 players Jordan Spieth Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy and Australia's Jason Day, as well as three-time US Open victor Ti... [Full Article...]

England's Vunipola and Genge leave tour of South Africa

England's Vunipola and Genge leave tour of South Africa Eddie Jones said: "Again it was pretty much like last week, we had a good first 20 minutes and played some superb rugby". But asked if his players won or lost with dignity, he told BBC Radio 5 live: "I think they always do". You are always going to have a hard run and every team that I have been in that has been successful we've had a hard run like this. "Unfortunately it has gone on a bit lon... [Full Article...]

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 Mr Nourse, who lives in Allington and has just finished sixth form at St Simon Stock Catholic School, said: "The atmosphere was incredible, the scenes on both of the goals were unbelievable". The Three Lions took control of the game in the second half but had to wait until stoppage time for Kane to head home the victor. We had to keep creating chances, we didn't play as well second half but th... [Full Article...]

Goalkeeper Leno joining Arsenal from Leverkusen

Goalkeeper Leno joining Arsenal from Leverkusen The Gunners are yet to confirm the length of Leno's contract, but the 'keeper is expected to be viewed as a longterm replacement for Petr Cech . He has also made six senior caps for Germany , and while he was selected in Jogi Low's preliminary squad for the 2018 World Cup, he missed the cut for the final 23-man panel. [Full Article...]

Gregg Popovich meets with Kawhi Leonard in California

Gregg Popovich meets with Kawhi Leonard in California It also says that Leonard told confidants he originally did not want to sit down with Popovich and that he has been intentionally hard to reach. Leonard, a two-time All-Star and two-time Defensive Player of the Year, averaged 16.2 points in those nine appearances as the Spurs failed to win 50 or more games for the first time since the abbreviated 1998-99 season. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal are not a one-man team - Fernando Santos

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal are not a one-man team - Fernando Santos After the original bust of the Real Madrid and Portugal forward was revealed past year to commemorate Madeira Airport's rebranding as Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport, sculptor Emanuel Santos described his work as "a matter of taste". [Full Article...]

Mohamed Salah's fitness not solely at fault for Egypt's woes - Hector Cuper

Mohamed Salah's fitness not solely at fault for Egypt's woes - Hector Cuper It was his first game back, only three weeks after sustaining an injury to his shoulder in the Champions League final. "The World Cup is not awarded to the team that scores eight goals first", Cherchesov told reporters after the match. [Full Article...]

Jonny Bairstow matches stunning David Gower record as England pummel Australia

Jonny Bairstow matches stunning David Gower record as England pummel Australia Alex Hales (147) and Jonny Bairstow (139) both hit hundreds as, for the second time in two years at Trent Bridge, England posted a new record ODI score following their 444 for three against Pakistan at Nottinghamshire's headquarters in 2016. [Full Article...]

Roy, Buttler set up record score as England see off Australia

Roy, Buttler set up record score as England see off Australia It was just over a year ago that struggling Surrey opener Roy, 27, was dropped from the England side that suffered a comprehensive eight-wicket defeat in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy by eventual tournament winners pakistan at Cardiff's Sophia Gardens . [Full Article...]

Warner to play Caribbean Premier League for St Lucia

Warner to play Caribbean Premier League for St Lucia The tournament will also mark the return of former Australian captain Steven Smith, who is a part of the Toronto Nationals. The 25-year-old will get some time in the middle before his ban ends in December, though, after the Western Australian District Cricket Council voted 14-2 in favour of him playing for Premier Cricket for Willetton. [Full Article...]

Cavs Won't Know LeBron James' Decision By the NBA Draft

Cavs Won't Know LeBron James' Decision By the NBA Draft The Cavaliers' run to the 2018 NBA Finals was orchestrated nearly singlehandedly by James, but it was not enough against the all-conquering Warriors, who have won three of the last four championships. He done already passed up legends; he done already made his mark - he has three rings. So I got four. That's probably his mentality now. Los Angeles Clippers: The Clippers could be a better a... [Full Article...]

Russia On Verge Of World Cup Last 16 After Beating Egypt

Russia On Verge Of World Cup Last 16 After Beating Egypt After the two confident victories, with eight goals, the public appears to have taken the team to their hearts. He won a penalty, and scored it, ripping the ball with his left foot into the top corner. For as poor as Saudi Arabia were in the opening game of the 2018 World Cup , Russia could only beat what was put in front of them and looked pretty impressive in doing so. [Full Article...]


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