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Super Eagles arrive Russian Federation for 2018 World Cup campaign

Before their departure for the tournament, Gernot Rohr's men have been perfecting their strategies in Austria toward ensuring a successful outing in Russian Fed...


Warriors' Kevin Durant can picture retiring at 35

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-85. After all, as he told Ros Gold-Onwude at least year's parade, "I'm petty". "I got a c...


Sporting are about to lose their four best players - for absolutely nothing

There were recent reports - all unconfirmed - blaming De Carvalho for the attacks by fans on the players and coaches. They have now been joined by three mor...


Real Madrid Name Spain Coach Lopetegui As Zidane Successor

Lopetegui previously managed Porto for two years, before taking over at the Spanish national team in July 2016. Gareth Bale will wait until Zinedine Zidane...


Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open, 17th Major Title Overall

It's been four years since Halep reached her first Slam final, losing in three sets to Maria Sharapova in Paris . In fact the only thing to trouble Nadal und...


Tennis great Maria Bueno buried in hometown of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Nicknamed " The Tennis Ballerina " because of her graceful style, Bueno won seven grand slam titles in the 1950s and 1960s and was South America's most successf...


Guti Will Be Real Madrid’s Next Manager, Real Murcia President Claims

Former Juventus and Italy boss Conte would bring discipline to the side, albeit at the expense of flair. According to Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio...


Griezmann: "I've made a decision, but today isn't the day to talk..."

Barca hope to sign him on July 1, when his release clause drops to €100 million, while Atletico are trying to convince him to stay by offering an improved contr...


Lopetegui to replace Zidane at Real Madrid

The 51-year-old took charge of Spain after Euro 2016 - and signed a new extension until 2020 just last month - but the appointment means the impending Worl...


Wilder, Joshua agree to fight deal

According to Pugmire, Wilder's and Joshua's respective teams were quibbling over the location of the fight, with Wilder's camp wanting it in the US and Joshua's...


Neymar Gives Philippe Coutinho The Treatment As The Latter Turns 26

On 63 minutes, the PSG attacker produced a moment of sheer fleet-footed, bamboozling Leicester defender Aleksandar Dragović and leaving him on his arse, before ...


Gareth Southgate: 'Club rivalries no longer a problem for England'

Kane, 24, is the youngest player to be named captain of an English team for a World Cup tournament. "So we thought, two games on the timeline was good, then...


Real Madrid ready to sell Cristiano Ronaldo

After a hugely successful eight-year stint at the Santiago Bernabeu that's included four Ballon d'Ors, two La Liga titles, four Champions League winners medal...


Deontay Wilder 'agrees' to fight Anthony Joshua in the UK

Wilder posted on his Twitter account Monday that the $50 million offer to fight in America is still on the table. The location was one of the main points hold...


‘Justify’ Finishes First in Belmont Stakes

In doing so, he emulated Baffert's American Pharoah , who in 2015 was the first to land all three races since Affirmed in 1978. The reality is the race Gron...


List of all records broken by Nadal at French Open

His appetite was audible in the long, trailing groans of effort that echoed around the old concrete stadium. "I lost a lot of opportunities for injuries, and I ...


Liverpool target Alisson Becker wants future resolved before World Cup starts

To be honest, I've left it all in the hands of my agents. Alisson shone last season between the sticks for Roma and has been eyed by Liverpool, Real Madrid ...


Scotland's cricketers put Auld Enemy to the sword

We've got to take every game as it comes, they'll all be tough games and we've got to be prepared for that. The No. 13 side, Scotland , coming off heartbreak...


Pistons hire ex-Raps coach Casey

The 61-year-old coach has also been swept out of the last two postseasons by the Cleveland Cavaliers, but will now have the chance to work with a different rost...


On your mark, get set, waiting for the 'go' on sports bets

New Jersey lawmakers gave final approved Thursday to a bill to legalize sports betting three weeks after winning the right to do so in a U.S. Supreme Court ca...


Prominent Australians recognised in Queen's Birthday honours

He also speaks regularly around the world about improving wellbeing at work. "Women have always achieved great things and I am pleased to see so many of them ...


Austria 0-3 Brazil

That goal was Neymar's 55th for the Seleção , with only Pele and Ronaldo scoring more. "We played another game and we proved to ourselves that we are ready...


Vieira quits New York City FC for Nice job

Nice finished eighth in the French top flight but are expected to lose Mario Balotelli, who scored 18 league goals last season but is out of contract at the ...


Oghenekaro Etebo: Stoke City sign Feirense midfielder for £6.35m

Throughout the 2017/18 campaign, Shaqiri made 36 league appearances for Stoke, scoring eight goals and assisting a further seven as Stoke ended the Premier Lea...


Africans urged to show unity in World Cup bid

The team, however, are focused on the opening match as three points against Morocco will be the ideal start in Team Melli's bid to advance to the knockout sta...


Duo leave Liverpool as Can nears Juventus deal

Liverpool have confirmed the departure of German global Emre Can , as a move to Serie A champions Juventus looms. Goal confirmed reports Can has agreed...


New Zealand women score mammoth 490/4 vs Ireland, highest ever in ODIs

The highest total in any men´s one-day global is England´s 444 for three against Pakistan at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, in 2016. Bates' 94-ball innings feature...


Andy Murray pulls out of planned return, hopeful over Wimbledon

Murray won championships at the All England Club in 2013, becoming the first British man to win that tournament in 77 years, and again in 2016. The only compl...


Arsenal transfer rumours: Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Aaron Ramsey, Marouane Fellaini

The Greek worldwide has just one year remaining on his contract and he's refused to sign an extension so Dortmund have made a decision to cash-in while they can...


Jeers for Gundogan annoy Germany boss Loew

Leverkusen: Timo Werner impressed as Germany gave themselves a pre-World Cup boost on Friday by breaking their five-match winless streak with a nervy 2-1 v...


Chelsea season ticket holder offers £2billion to Roman Abramovich for the club

British businessman Jim Ratcliffe was linked to taking over Chelsea football club as Abramovich's successor but Chelsea rejected his offer after an appr...


Nadal wins 11th French Open title

Nadal seemingly knows how, as on Sunday he crushed the challenge of Dominic Thiem to claim a remarkable 11th title in Paris . For the second year running Fed...


Sebastian Vettel 'surprised' by one Red Bull decision during Canadian GP qualifying

Valtteri Bottas was second in his Mercedes, about six seconds back. In the final five laps, Hamilton pushed Ricciardo hard in the battle for fourth but the A...


Guardiola: I will never coach Barcelona again

Guardiola has now responded to the comments from his former player, telling Catalan television station TV3 in quotes reported by the Spanish press: "It's a li...


These Teams Are Favorites To Land LeBron Next Season

While the Heat management will make the requisite effort to recruit James again, most likely led by his close friend Wade, the team's current status doesn't q...


Thanks for the memories: Rafael Nadal's 11 French Open triumphs

Austria's Dominic Thiem strained every sinew trying to cling on to the 32-year-old Spaniard and at times even gained a precarious foothold in his first Gra...


Tiger Woods to play with No

He also won the 2000 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach and the 2002 championship at Bethpage. The luxury vessel has a crew of nine and costs $2 million a year to run,...


Canadian F1 Grand Prix 2018 Qualifying: Saturday's Results, Times, Final Grid

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas finished in second, making it his fourth podium here in a row while Red Bull's Max Verstappen makes his first podium in Canada ...


Trump says National Basketball Association champs won't get invite

Mr. Trump earlier praised the Capitals in a post on Twitter, citing Alex Ovechkin, the team's Russian-born star, who previous year started what he called a "soc...


Nadal outclasses Thiem, wins 11th French Open title

Nadal. the world's No. 1 player, has 17 career Grand Slam titles, now three behind Roger Federer for most all-time. Thiem was under the cosh, saving four ...


Kevin Durant Restrained After Hecklers Shout 'UT's Butt' and 'Where LeBron At?'

It can be recalled that Curry had 33 points, eight assists, and seven rebounds in Game 2 last Sunday at the Oracle Arena. In the history of the National Basketb...


Rafael Nadal secures 11th French Open title

Though he lost out to Dominic Thiem in the Semi-Final, it can be safely regarded that he is one of the upcoming players to emerge this year. Key in that regar...


Rafael Nadal: French Open champion's secret to success revealed

Sunday marked the first time Nadal had faced a player from a younger tennis generation in a Grand Slam final. Thiem was appearing in his first Grand Slam ...


Nadal claims record-extending 11th French Open title

Not much more of a daunting task than doing so against this particular opponent at the French Open, where Nadal is now 11-0 in finals and 86-2 overall. But ag...


Trump says Cavs, Warriors won't be invited to White House

Trump canceled the Eagles' visit after the team tried to reschedule at the last minute and because only a handful of players and staff were planning to att...


Tyron Woodley Says He Wants To Eventually Go After Middleweight Title

In a report by Ariel Helwani , McGregor would have had the spot now taken by Colby Covington , as he and Rafael dos Anjos would have fought for the interim ...


Lyon Cancel Dealings With Liverpool Over Nabil Fekir Transfer

On Saturday it was reported by the Telegraph that Liverpool had hesitated on completing the move due to a hitch in the player's medical, possibly due to a s...


Kohli Becomes The World’s Highest Paid Athlete

The India skipper is placed 83 on the list . "He's a pretty good businessman despite the problems people might have with him", added Badenhausen of Mayweath...


Vettel takes Canadian GP pole with lap record

He retired in Azerbaijan after a collision with Ricciardo and in China he tangled with Hamilton and Vettel, finishing fifth after a 10-second penalty demoted hi...


LeBron might sign with Rockets, former teammate Bosh says

Smith has reported on "First Take" in the last few days that James will at least speak with Golden State and Boston this summer. With the NBA Finals n...