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Russian politicians now torn on World Cup sex

World Cup play begins on Thursday, with Russian Federation taking on Saudi Arabia. Tamara Pletnyova , chairwoman of the Family, Women, and Children Affairs Committee, anxious that romantic affairs with foreigners during the major sporting event may lead to an increase in single mothers in Russian Federation. Read More »

Liverpool the visitors for first game at new stadium


Arsenal and Tottenham will be at the Emirates on the weekend of December 1, with the return on March 2. The coaching staff were keen to place a home game within the early fixtures so we shall have one home game at Wembley. With the last two meetings between English football's two biggest clubs at Anfield ending in dismal 0-0 draws, it is to be hoped that December's clash on Merseyside produces more drama and goals. Read More »

Antoine Griezmann confirms he's staying put at Atletico Madrid


The 27-year-old declined to offer any clues on his future on Tuesday, although he admitted he had already decided on his plans for the coming season. Juventus boss, Massimiliano Allegri, recently stated in an interview that his star player, Paulo Dybala, is certain to stay at the Serie A club for one more season at least. Read More »

US Open: Tiger Woods Trolled By Wendy's After Triple Bogey

I enjoy the fight. The average score at the time Gregory signed for his 92 was 5-over 75, which makes his 92 look a little more respectable, I guess, given that it was just 17 over the course average. "Just never really took advantage of the opportunities", Woods said after his round. It was his highest opening round in his 27 US Opens . It was a tough round for Day and many other stars at the US Open . Read More »

Lionel Messi: Club bully or the greatest ever?


Goodman had this reaction after watching Messi eviscerate Bayern Munich-a team mostly comprised of the same German players who handed Messi a World Cup loss just 10 months prior-in the 2015 Champions League semifinals. Lopetegui is also taking over the Real Madrid job at an awkward time with regards to Cristiano Ronaldo , who has cryptically hinted that he may be leaving the club soon. Read More »

Messi says he does not know much about the Super Eagles


Sky Bet's market is a wide open one, with Neymar and Lionel Messi the joint 10/1 favourites, while the likes of Antoine Griezmann, Gabriel Jesus, Harry Kane, Timo Werner and Cristiano Ronaldo are expected to be in contention. Both claim a string of domestic records in Spanish football, from most free kicks scored in La Liga (that's Messi on 24), to most penalties ( Ronaldo on 61). Read More »

Russian Federation open World Cup 2018 with thumping win over Saudi Arabia


Dzagoev pulled up with an injury midway through the first half and was substituted in the 24th minute. There was still time for a Russian fifth, and it was only fitting that it came from the boot of Aleksandr Golovin. Still, there were some genuine positives for Russian Federation. Perhaps the hosts aren't quite as bad as has been feared. Number 70 Russian Federation and 67 Saudi Arabia kicked off the tournament as the lowest-ranked of all 32 teams after a short opening ceremony with ... Read More »

US, Mexico, Canada win 2026 World Cup bid


Carlos Codeiro, US Soccer President said; "Thank you so, so much for this incredible honour". In turn, Infantino gave Putin a "big, big thank you from the bottom of our hearts" for Russia's "engagement" with the World Cup. How Will The Tournament Work? . Canada has never hosted a men's World Cup but held the women's tournament in 2015. When FIFA broadcast its announcement of the winning U.S./Canada/Mexico bid earlier this week, three sites under consideration for hosting the 2026 final ... Read More »

About 800 people involved in Opening ceremony- director


It is the biggest footballing event of the calendar year and this time Russian Federation is all set to host 32 teams. HOW TO WATCH THE WORLD CUP OPENING CEREMONY ONLINE: The live stream information for the World Cup games is the same as for the opening ceremony. Read More »

Sadio Mane plays down transfer speculation, says 'very happy' at Liverpool


As as I say, I'm happy at Anfield but you never know what will happen in the future. Mane levelled the scores for Liverpool in the Champions League final but could not prevent his side slipping to a 3-1 defeat to Madrid in Kiev. England could come up against Senegal in the second round of the World Cup, which could see Mané potentially line up directly against teammate Trent Alexander-Arnold. Read More »

Hilary Barry catches up with record-breaking Kiwi cricket star Amelia Kerr


The 17-year-old Wellingtonian blasted a world high 232 against the hapless Irish in Dublin, then took five for 17 with her leg spin after having a two-minute kip on the physio's table. "I will sleep well, I have to stay up until 10 o'clock to finish (reality TV show) Love Island but then we'll be in bed", Kerr said. Kerr said it was only when she came off the field, to be told by her team-mates, that she realised she had rewritten cricket´s record books. Read More »

MP warns Russian women from sleeping with World Cup guests


She said that she has received complaints from some Russian women who moved overseas after marrying foreigners and eventually lost custody of their children. "Then they come to me in the committee, these crying girls, because the child has been shipped away, taken and so on". 'I would have liked people in our country marry for love, regardless of nationality'. Read More »

Arsenal And Chelsea To Meet At Aviva Stadium In August


The pair are among six Premier League clubs in the competition, with Manchester City , Manchester United , Tottenham and Liverpool also competing. Games against newly-promoted trio Wolves, Cardiff and Fulham are part of a sequence which also includes Huddersfield, Newcastle and Brighton - the three teams who came up the previous season. Read More »

Nadal sweeps Thiem to claim 11th title at Roland Garros


Chief among those praising Nadal was defender Ramos. Play has begun in the men's final of the French Open , with Rafael Nadal comfortably holding serve to love in the first game. In 112 best-of-five-set matches, Nadal has never lost after claiming the first set. "So I am not much anxious about the future". Nadal coasts to a record 10th French Open title, demolishing Wawrinka in a brutally one-sided final which also earns the Spaniard a 15th Grand Slam crown. Read More »

Modi salutes indomitable spirit of Afghanistan on Test debut


Undoubtedly, the first session belonged to the hosts, with the Afghans' Test cricket debut starting with a nightmare. Dhawan showed no mercy to his Sunrisers Hyderabad teammate, as he attacked him from the get-go. India will not have Kohli by their side, and will instead witness the return of wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik and Karun Nair and new inclusions in Shardul Thakur and Navdeep Saini. Read More »

Russian Federation 2018: Pogba can't do everything-Deschamps


He missed out on glory at Euro 2016 on home soil after losing in the final to Portugal, though France will hope to go one better in Russian Federation. So far in his career, Pogba has been more hype than substance. Pogba was named as FIFA's Best Young Player of the 2014 World Cup , but the 25-year-old has been criticised for his inconsistency by fans of Manchester United and Les Bleus in recent years. Read More »

LeBron James gets 'MVP' ovation in likely Cleveland farewell


LeBron stays, and the Cavs inject youth LeBron stays, and the Cavs add another star LeBron leaves, and the Cavs try to contend This scenario addresses of what could unfold if James leaves and the Cavaliers launch a full rebuild. The men from the Bay Area have had no answer for the four-time MVP and although they managed to sweep his Cavs team this year, Kerr still recognises his dominance on the floor. Read More »

Form Jonny Bairstow ready for different challenge posed by Australia


The 29-year-old former Durham batsman went to a hundred off just 70 balls, his seventh at this level and the first by any Scotland batsman against England . IN-FORM: England's Jonny Bairstow celebrates a ODI century in New Zealand during the winter. Calum and Safyaan are both highly-talented cricketers and will add depth and worldwide experience to the Derbyshire squad. Read More »

South Africa v England - story of the match


That first 20 minutes was like a blueprint for how he wants his team to play. Electric debutant S'busiso Nkosi crossed twice to bring Ellis Park to his feet and, in between his two tries, Jones hauled off Nick Isiekwe - the Saracens lock who was making his full debut - and brought on the uncapped Brad Shields. Read More »

Major Crowd Fight Takes The Shine Off Tyson Fury Return


Tyson Fury made his comeback last night after nearly three years out but the majority of the action came outside of the ring thanks to a massive brawl in the crowd at the Manchester Arena. It was an unusual conclusion to an unusual fight but Fury is back on the heavyweight scene and apparently ready for more testing opposition in the coming months. Read More »

Spain manager Lopetegui sacked a day before World Cup 2018


Earlier, Real Madrid said in a statement: " Real Madrid C.F. announce that Julen Lopetegui will be the coach of the first team during the next three seasons". "Our responsibility and commitment is to you. Yesterday, today and tomorrow, together". Because he was sacked, Madrid won't have to pay the 2 million euros ($2.3 million) of the termination clause on Lopetegui's contract. Read More »

Glass is ‘hoof’ full for Notre Dame football after Justify’s Triple Crown


Whatever the tactics, Justify ended up on top and earned his Triple Crown. Assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes, groom Eduardo "Lalo" Luna, and exercise rider Humberto Gomez accompanied Justify on the van ride and flight. "He could have won every race on the undercard today". "As such, Mr. Lewandowski indicated neither he nor his fellow stewards plan to discuss race strategy with Florent Geroux". Read More »

Manchester United new boy Fred suffers 'ankle trauma' during Brazil training


Brazil have been using Tottenham's training ground as their base ahead of flying out to Russian Federation - via their stop-off in Austria - and Real Madrid defender Marcelo also spoke to the press on Thursday afternoon. After that Brazil face Costa Rica and Serbia in Russian Federation. The club announced that they had reached a deal to sign the Brazilian midfielder earlier this week, although stopped short of announcing him officially as a United. Read More »

Why LeBron James to the Boston Celtics makes too much sense

Keep in mind, Irving is still on a bargain contract, and knows that he is in line for his first real massive pay day. "(Irving) has his best chance (to win a championship) in Boston", Max Kellerman said Wednesday morning. It's no secret that one of the motivations for Irving seeking the trade that landed him in Boston last August was the need to spread his wings away from James. Read More »

Dustin Johnson back to world No 1 after St Jude victory


Check out his shot below. "What a cool way to end the day to hole that shot on 18", Johnson said. Johnson said. "I don't know why it hasn't happened but the US Open is a tough, tough place to go and win". Brooks Koepka, a week before defending his U.S. Open title, carded 69 to slip five strokes behind, while Phil Mickelson (70) fell six adrift. Putnam, who has never won on the PGA Tour, matched the best round of his short career on Saturday and was delighted talking to the media after ... Read More »

Verstappen Sweeps Practice Rounds Ahead of Canadian GP Qualifying


Ricciardo took a different direction in setting up his RB14 after Friday's running and, while Verstappen then completed a clean sweep of practice sessions in Saturday morning's FP3, the Aussie was over half a second off. Hamilton will take some stopping considering he's finished outside the podium places in only one of the six races so far this season. While Mercedes and Ferrari opted to qualify on the ultrasoft tyres in Q2, Red Bull went for the hypersofts, which means Verstappen and ... Read More »

NBA Draft: Should Cleveland Cavaliers trade up to draft Luka Doncic?


Jonathan Wasserman of Bleacher Report and Jeremy Woo of SI have Doncic going fourth to the Memphis Grizzlies. Doncic will undoubtedly be a top-five pick and can really be selected at any spot. The last time a team traded up for the top point guard prospect in his draft class was last season when the Philadelphia 76ers dealt the No. 3 pick and another protected first rounder to the Boston Celtics for the No. Read More »

Bulls to open summer league play July 7

Whichever player or players the Bulls exit the June 21 NBA draft with, they'll debut at NBA Summer League on July 7. Every Las Vegas game will be broadcast by ESPN via the ESPN App, while 46 games will be televised on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. Read More »

Geraint Thomas wins the Criterium du Dauphine ahead of Adam Yates


He follows fellow former British winners Brian Robinson, Robert Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome in to the history books. "I'm more anxious about my form for the Tour de France ". Sir Bradley Wiggins won the race for a second time in 2012 before going on to become the first British victor of the Tour, while Froome has won it on four occasions, each time going on to claim the yellow jersey in Paris . Read More »

Kylian Mbappe breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup


Mbappe was seen grimacing in pain and holding his left ankle. Allaying fears over the problem, Mbappe said via his official Twitter account: "I'm fine, it's just a knock so it doesn't matter but thanks for your messages". Deschamps may opt to play with a front three against Australia, which could see Griezmann pushed alongside Mbappe and Olivier Giroud. Mbappe also issued another positive fitness update on Rami's Instagram , telling the defender in the treatment room that he was feeling ... Read More »