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by | June 15, 2018 | 01:15

The Super Eagles are determined to avoid another World Cup defeat to the Argentines when their clash in their last group D game on June 26. Most football writers agree that we will never see such a great rivalry again and picking one as better is tough.

by | June 15, 2018 | 01:09

The first Manchester derby takes place at City's Etihad Stadium on 10 November with the second at Old Trafford on 16 March. Championship-winning Wolves have a home opener against Everton , before trips to Leicester and West Ham sandwich the visit of Manchester City to Molineux.

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:41

A well-decorated player for both Spain's national team and Real Madrid - he appeared in four World Cups , two European Championships and won three Champions League titles - Hierro was the national team's sporting director in the run-up to the World Cup.

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:16

US Soccer: "Hosting the 2026 Fifa World Cup is a rare and important moment to demonstrate that we are all truly united through sport". " Football today is the only victor". It will also be the first tournament to be hosted by three countries, Goal reported. A giant screen displays the logo of Morocco 2026 before a press conference to promote Morocco's bib for the 2026 soccer World Cup in Casablanca.

by | June 13, 2018 | 13:29

FC Barcelona transfer target Antoine Griezmann has reportedly made a massive decision regarding his future, amid rumours the Atletico Madrid man could soon team up with superstar Lionel Messi at the Camp Nou. "Today is not the day to talk about my future", he told reporters. Should he make the switch, Griezmann would add further star power to an attack that already includes Messi, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele .

by | June 13, 2018 | 11:53

Restoring Hope was running in second place right next to Justify for a good portion of the race, but tapered off and finished eighth. Bob Baffert trains Triple Crown victor Justify and Restoring Hope. The mile-and-a-half track at Belmont, significantly longer than the first two races in the Triple Crown, is known as the test of champions and the hardest race in the series.

by | June 13, 2018 | 08:42

He will now be looking to win a record 11th grand slam title of the tournament. While Thiem beat Marco Cecchinato in first semi-final to reach his first Grand Slam final. It rarely is for Nadal at a place he has lorded over the way no other man ever has at any Grand Slam tournament. "Forget the 10 (French Open titles) and forget what happened past year, Thiem has to remember what happened in Madrid which is a title Nadal wants to win nearly as much as the French", Wilander, Eurosport's ...

by | June 13, 2018 | 05:33

ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell writes that Saturday's victory in the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes pushed the value of Triple Crown victor Justify to an all-time record $75 million. "Fifty-two years old. Think about that accomplishment, winning a Triple Crown at 52 years old?" The silver-haired Californian becomes only the second trainer to saddle more than one Triple Crown victor after "Sunny" Jim Fitzsimmons, who trained Gallant Fox and Omaha between the wars.

by | June 13, 2018 | 04:38

But Kyrie, who still hasn't started running as he rehabs from knee surgery, seems comfortable with the situation here overall. Irving said that's a discussion to be had after the upcoming season. Irving didn't try to deflect when asked about James and the possibility that the Celtics could be a wild-card suitor if James opts out of the final year of his deal.

by | June 13, 2018 | 03:36

For 24-year-old Thiem, playing in his first Grand Slam final, it was a deflating defeat for the only man to have beaten the Spaniard on clay in the last two years. "I didn't drop a set for the rest of the grasscourt season, which I was very happy about. And it was, for sure, not the turning point". "The watch keeps going always", Nadal said .

by | June 13, 2018 | 03:32

No new contract for Ronaldo? La Roja begin their quest to regain the world's most prestigious footballing trophy when they tackle Cristiano Ronaldo and co.in Matchday 1 of Group B. "Cristiano doesn't own Real Madrid so if the president wants to sign somebody he will do it". Global highlights: Bernardo has featured for Portugal in a range of competitions as he was chosen to play in the European and World Cup qualifiers, the Confederations Cup in addition to a number of worldwide ...

by | June 13, 2018 | 03:24

American Deontay Wilder will have a contract in front of him by the end of this week for a world heavyweight unification bout with Britain's Anthony Joshua , the latter's promoter Eddie Hearn said Tuesday. 'We will wait and see what happens when we get the contract back. Finkel said they accepted a guaranteed purse but did not get a percentage of the overall event that they wanted, meaning Wilder was likely offered a large enough guarantee above $15 million to make it worthwhile to forgo a ...

by | June 13, 2018 | 01:43

This (the World Cup ) starts on Saturday, so it will be defined this week. "In Spain some say that I stay at Atlético, others say I leave and I'll say it before the first game begins", he said recently. The report states that a "very well-informed source" has told them that he has verbally agreed to join the Camp Nou club. Well, he couldn't say anything about Barca because of the release clause that reduces the fee they can sign him for doesn't come into effect until July 1.

by | June 13, 2018 | 01:05

The 24-year-old says England are eager to make their mark on the World Cup and vowed they would approach it on the front foot. England have impressed in warm-up wins over fellow World Cup teams Nigeria and Costa Rica. But for us it's to play attacking football, to score, and that's important. First and foremost we will run around and do that aspect of the game. I've always felt you go through spells.

by | June 13, 2018 | 01:03

Federation Internationale de Football Association says a request to start a feasibility study into adding 16 teams to the Qatar-hosted tournament has been withdrawn by South American body CONMEBOL. "The world is seeing that Saudi Arabia's identity is slowly evolving and the World Cup only adds to all the efforts that the world is seeing from Saudi Arabia".

by | June 13, 2018 | 00:34

Despite the fact that at least two games out of the four-game sweep were extremely entertaining, and despite a plethora of intriguing takeaways spawning from the series, if it means we can move past all the overreactions, let me be the first to join those suffering from Warriors fatigue and say "good riddance" to his year's Finals.

by | June 13, 2018 | 00:23

He became the 13th Triple Crown victor of all time and the second horse to accomplish the feat since 1978. American Pharoah was the last horse to win all three races in 2015. He knew in February that the 3-year-old chestnut colt, who had yet to run a race, was something special. "Our focus was on each race as it came up, and now we can take a deep breath and just see how the horse is, " Walden said.

by | June 11, 2018 | 13:28

All this has spread rumors around the globe that Chelsea football club would be up for sale as owner Roman Abramovich plans not to take forward any of the club's overhead costs. Abramovich bought Chelsea in 2003, with five Premier League titles, five FA Cups, three EFL Cups, the Champions League and the Europa League being won since then.

by | June 11, 2018 | 10:51

Some of the marshals were already celebrating. Also a massive crowd - I think the hairpin is so cool, there are so many people waving every lap. "It was a great performance from the team and the flawless day really". "Ferrari did a better job today and that's just the way it is". "So I tried it all but I wasn't sure until the end if it was enough". Behind the leaders, there was chaos when Williams's Canadian Lance Stroll squeezed Toro Rosso's Brendon Hartley into the wall.

by | June 11, 2018 | 07:54

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 lie and he knows it". "He never told me face to face", he added. "When you see the problems [Pep] has often had with African players, everywhere he has been, I ask myself questions".