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Reaching World Cup final a 'miracle', says Mandzukic

Reaching World Cup final a 'miracle', says Mandzukic 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 deep into extra time. [Full Article...]

Rivaldo left unhappy by France's World Cup final opener

Rivaldo left unhappy by France's World Cup final opener Sometimes criticised for his form at Manchester United over the past two seasons, the true talent of Pogba has shone through in Russian Federation as he combines marauding runs with slide-rule passing to great effect. The final is a ideal summary of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in total, as included an own goal, a VAR decision and a penalty. Platini's final world cup came in 1986 Mexico. [Full Article...]

The Amazing Save Which Denied Harry Kane An England Goal Against Croatia

The contribution of Suker, who finished as the tournament's top scorer, sticks in the memory but he was not the only one to impress. Gareth Southgate's squad, who fly in to Birmingham Airport, will leave Russian Federation with a bitter taste in their mouth despite getting to their first World Cup semi-final since 1990. [Full Article...]

Cardinals fire manager Mike Matheny

Cardinals fire manager Mike Matheny Louis Cardinals organization with tremendous dedication and pride and I am thankful for his service to the Cardinals over the past six-and-a-half seasons", stated Cardinals' chairman & chief executive officer Bill DeWitt, Jr. Matheny, 47, succeeded Tony La Russa in 2011 after the Cardinals won the World Series . Late Saturday, Bernie Miklasz of The Athletic and ESPN Radio St. [Full Article...]

Saturdays Manchester United transfer rumours: Paul Pogba, Ivan Perisic and Benjamin Pavard

Saturdays Manchester United transfer rumours: Paul Pogba, Ivan Perisic and Benjamin Pavard Perisic, who scored Croatia's equaliser in their World Cup semi-final win over England , is an injury doubt for today's final against France. Each of their three knockout games have gone to extra time. The Red Devils finished in second place and without a trophy last season under Jose Mourinho in his second campaign in charge. The 55-year-old had already recruited Victor Lindelof , Rome... [Full Article...]

Pakistan win 1st ODI against Zimbabwe by 201 runs

Pakistan win 1st ODI against Zimbabwe by 201 runs The home team, already without top five players due to differences between players and its cricket board, sustained another blow when Solomon Mire and Kyle Jarvis were ruled out of the series due to injuries. "As a country, we don't play a lot of global cricket, so there is a lot to be gained by playing these games". Zimbabwe made a few changes to their squad bringing in the trio of former... [Full Article...]

FIFA’s Samoura says Russian Federation sets bar high for Qatar 2022…

FIFA’s Samoura says Russian Federation sets bar high for Qatar 2022… Ex-England striker Gary Lineker said on Twitter: " FIFA's 2022 World Cup in Qatar will take place between November 21 and December 18". "Russia is handing over the relay baton for hosting the FIFA World Cup to Qatar", Putin said. [Full Article...]

Pula Arena to Host World Cup Final Watch Party

Pula Arena to Host World Cup Final Watch Party And Rakitic suggested he would mark Croatia's success in a special way if his team beat France. "Since the tournament started, they have been very consistent". We were lucky to reach the final but we've shown this kind of commitment in each game. "I hope for fair play and a good atmosphere, ". They have more talented players. [Full Article...]

Umtiti header sends streetwise France into World Cup final

Umtiti header sends streetwise France into World Cup final Umtiti's header was the ideal start to the second half for France , sending the blue fans into a frenzy. France - with an average age of 26 - will face either Croatia or England , who play Wednesday at the Luzhniki Stadium in the Russian capital, and has a shot at redemption after losing its last two major finals - at the 2006 World Cup when Zinedine Zidane was sent off for a nasty head-butt ... [Full Article...]

ICYMI at Wimbledon: Kerber triumphs; the Duchesses come to visit

ICYMI at Wimbledon: Kerber triumphs; the Duchesses come to visit Although she lost the title on Saturday to Angelique Kerber , her fans have been rooting for her throughout. An almost-faultless Kerber won 6-3 6-3 and completed the third different Grand Slam title in four major finals and is now projected to go as high as No.4. [Full Article...]

Tour de France 2018, stage nine

BMC officials confirmed that Porte was being transported to a local hospital. TV footage showed Porte grimacing in pain after the crash, sitting on the side of the road and feeling his right shoulder. The Tour rolled on, but Porte is out of the race in an nearly cruel replay of his exit in 2017 on the very same stage. He crashed out in dramatic fashion during a mountain descent in 2017 at the ... [Full Article...]

Djokovic 'overwhelmed' after downing Nadal in Wimbledon classic

Djokovic 'overwhelmed' after downing Nadal in Wimbledon classic On Thursday Raven Klaasen confirmed his spot in the mens doubles Wimbledon final, making sure South Africa has two men in both of the male's competitions. "I do think the rule needs to change and maybe you guys would agree as well". "I think we're quite even", he said after falling behind the South African in rankings during his long battle with an elbow injury. [Full Article...]

Manchester City angry with Chelsea over Jorginho deal

Manchester City angry with Chelsea over Jorginho deal Around two hours after Saturday's announcement of Sarri's arrival at Chelsea , the English club said Jorginho had joined on a five-year deal from Napoli . Sarri, who has risen from the amateur ranks of Italian football, will be working outside of his native country for the first time . City refused to match Chelsea's offer and walked away from the deal. [Full Article...]

Andriy Yarmolenko Set To Join West Ham United

Andriy Yarmolenko Set To Join West Ham United The 28-year-old must also obtain a work permit before he can become a West Ham player. A valid contract of Andrei Yarmolenko at Dortmund runs until the summer of 2021. It is understood that Wilshere is expected to complete the formalities on a switch to West Ham in the coming days. Meanwhile, Brazilian side Corinthians have confirmed that Paraguay worldwide defender Fabian Balbuena will also m... [Full Article...]

Pacquiao dethrones Lucas Matthysse to claim WBA welterweight title

Pacquiao dethrones Lucas Matthysse to claim WBA welterweight title The 39-year-old Filipino legend stunned Matthysse with a seventh-round knockout. "He (Pacquiao) has so much money already, no problem", the President quipped. "Mga Pilipino, maraming-maraming salamat, lalo na sa ating mahal na Pangulo", Pacquiao said in an interview with ABS-CBN News. The predominantly Filipino and Asian fans cheered on Pacquiao as he stepped in the stage and waved at the crow... [Full Article...]

Real: No intention of signing Neymar

Real: No intention of signing Neymar If Ronaldo can lead Juventus to the UEFA Champions League final, the media exposure for that year alone would be worth about $US58.3 million, according to Eric Smallwood, president of Apex Marketing Group. Real Madrid have today issued a statement addressing the rumours linking Neymar with a move to the club, in which they state that they have no intention of signing the player. [Full Article...]

Steyn equals South African record for most test wickets

Steyn equals South African record for most test wickets Earlier in the match, Karunaratna scored a hundred in absence of Dinesh Chandimal and with contribution from the lower order ensured they posted 287 runs in the first innings. Du Plessis said: "Karunaratne was there the whole time for them in the first innings". I think I always want to play positively and back my strengths. [Full Article...]

Antoine Griezmann Fires Back Thibaut Courtois Over 'Anti-Football' Dig

Antoine Griezmann Fires Back Thibaut Courtois Over 'Anti-Football' Dig Their blend of experienced campaigners like Griezmann and Paul Pogba, and young stars like Kylian Mbappe and Benjamin Pavard, ensures they are the bookmakers' favourites. "We have a great opportunity to win the World Cup , and the Ballon d'Or is not on the agenda". France progressed to the final on Tuesday with a 1-0 victory against Belgium and will be facing Croatia for the covetous trophy... [Full Article...]

Djokovic opens up on chances against Anderson

Eighth seed Anderson would finally book his place in Sunday's final with a 7-6 (8-6) 6-7 (5-7) 6-7 (9-11) 6-4 26-24 victory, breaking Isner in the 49th game of the deciding set. "If one person can't finish the other off before 12-All, then do a tiebreaker there". Until Friday, he had not dropped serve until Anderson halted that run at 110 service games in the third set. [Full Article...]

Djokovic outlasts Nadal in classic Wimbledon semifinal

Anderson, the eighth seed, who made the US Open final past year, broke the Isner serve twice in the fourth set to level the match. "It really could have gone either ways", said Djokovic, who is bidding for a fourth championship at the All England Club and 13th Grand Slam title overall. [Full Article...]


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