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Celtics fan is remembered at funeral just as he lived

Celtics fan is remembered at funeral just as he lived Renard Matthews died in a shooting June 25 near North Tonti and Independence streets. With the burial scheduled for Tuesday, hopefully close friends and family members of Renard were able to visit him over the weekend, as his life was celebrated in distinct fashion. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation players find solace in thousands of World Cup fans

Russian Federation players find solace in thousands of World Cup fans She said that after Croatia joined the EU in 2013, 'I wish we start living the lives of people in the European Union'. Both of these countries have needed luck on their side to get to this point, with England needing penalties to get past Colombia, and Croatia prevailing twice in shootouts - against Denmark and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo Jerseys Go On Sale Outside Juventus' Stadium In Turin

Ronaldo Jerseys Go On Sale Outside Juventus' Stadium In Turin The reports came in the wake of Portugal's last-16 exit at the World Cup in Russian Federation, with Ronaldo seemingly close to completing the switch. 'But the key issue was going to be the terms of his departure, whether Ronaldo was going to come out and explain why he was moving on. This ultimately led to a transfer to Manchester United during the summer of 2017. [Full Article...]

Brazilian Paulinho returns to China's Guangzhou

Brazilian Paulinho returns to China's Guangzhou Paulinho , 29, scored nine goals in 49 appearances for the Catalans after signing for 40 million euros ($47 million) last August, helping them win the La Liga and King's Cup double. His form, coupled with the sizeable transfer fee spent just a year ago made the announcement of the 12-month loan all the more puzzling. "I chose to return to the Super League this time, hoping to bring more champi... [Full Article...]

Mario Mandzukic: Croatia have what it takes to surprise England keeper Pickford

Mario Mandzukic: Croatia have what it takes to surprise England keeper Pickford The former Dynamo Kiev player scored an extra-time goal and one of Croatia s penalties in a 4-3 shootout win over the World Cup hosts in Sochi on Saturday. In Belgium , the likes of Jean-Marie Pfaff, Jan Ceulemans, Franky Vercauteren, Enzo Scifo and Eric Gerets bring back memories of the Red Devils' one and only last four appearance, in Mexico 1986. [Full Article...]

Hamilton could stay in F1 for five more years - Wolff

Hamilton could stay in F1 for five more years - Wolff Unfortunate because at Le Castellet, it was the first time we got taken out and now it is the second time we got taken out. That result means that Ferrari now have a 20-point lead over Mercedes in the constructors' championship. The Briton clarified that the event was merely a "racing incident"-sharing Wolff's thoughts". It was Hamilton's sixth pole at the Silverstone Circuit and his fourt... [Full Article...]

Gary Neville's World Cup predictions are very impressive in hindsight

Gary Neville's World Cup predictions are very impressive in hindsight But the way things have gone so far, there is no denying that the Three Lions have a great chance of reaching the final. But with Rakitic and Modric operating centrally and Andrej Kramaric inclined to drop off behind lone striker Mario Mandzukic, the danger of Croatia dominating the central areas is a very real one for England. [Full Article...]

Europe dominate World Cup semi final spots

Europe dominate World Cup semi final spots Belgium's golden generation has finally evolved into the team of world beaters many predicted, but first they must defeat a young France side equally determined to etch their spot in history. Get the latest World Cup news updates. Ah well, there's always World Cup 2022, fellas. "We know them well". The Real Madrid midfielder is arguably the best in the world in his position and will du... [Full Article...]

Conte takes Chelsea training amid doubts over future

Conte takes Chelsea training amid doubts over future And even after winning the FA Cup against fierce rivals Manchester United in the final, Conte was still seen as a dead man walking at Chelsea . However, Jorginho is also believed to be on the wish list of Maurizio Sarri , with the ex-Napoli boss still waiting to complete a move to Chelsea where he will finally replace Antonio Conte . [Full Article...]

Fakhar Zaman moves to second place in the T20 rankings

Fakhar Zaman moves to second place in the T20 rankings Finch had started the T20Is in fourth position on 763 points and a tour aggregate of 391 runs not only helped him leapfrog Babar Azam, Colin Munro and Glen Maxwell, but also earned him 128 points. It's a career-best number for him, his first time in the Top 10, with 690 points, also a career high. Australian pacer Andrew Tye climbed up 41 spots to finish at No. [Full Article...]

"I'll show him!" - France's Giroud aims to prove Thierry Henry wrong

Mbappe, who scored 21 times in all competitions for Paris Saint-Germain last term, has netted three times in five appearances for France at this year's World Cup . "We have already eliminated the best player in the world [Messi] against Argentina". There's still a sense that he could be doing more with the brilliant set of players at his disposal, France frequently a fairly stodgy team to wat... [Full Article...]

Luis Enrique to be named Spain coach

Luis Enrique to be named Spain coach Spain, who won back-to-back European titles (2008, 2012) and the 2010 World Cup, are hoping to open a new successful chapter under Luis Enrique after three consecutive disappointing tournaments. Draws against Portugal and Iran in between a narrow victory over Iran were followed by elimination at the hands of Russian Federation in the last 16. [Full Article...]

F1 gossip: Ferrari, Arrivabene, Mercedes, Verstappen, Grosjean, Renault

F1 gossip: Ferrari, Arrivabene, Mercedes, Verstappen, Grosjean, Renault Despite being beaten to pole in Saturday's qualifying , the German jumped Lewis Hamilton at the start and saw his rival spin off when nudged by Kimi Raikkonen at Turn 3 of the opening lap. The system incorporates several aspects of a vehicle and driver's performance on a race day. First, Valtteri Bottas turning in some unreal defensive moves to hold off Vettel, before the German's remarkabl... [Full Article...]

Trae Young, Grayson Allen get into scuffle during Summer League

Trae Young, Grayson Allen get into scuffle during Summer League It seemed that Allen, intentionally or not, got his arms entangled with Young, who was attempting a shot. On Thursday, the Utah Jazz rookie wasted no time getting into some controversy when he and Trae Young became entangled and had to be separated. [Full Article...]

Rohit Sharma's Ton, Hardik Pandya's Four-Wicket Haul Powers India to Victory

Rohit Sharma's Ton, Hardik Pandya's Four-Wicket Haul Powers India to Victory MS Dhoni took the fifth catch of the match, the first wicket-keeper to achieve the feat. Chasing the target of 199 runs, India did not have the start they had hoped for as Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul got dismissed early on. Roy completed his half-century. India touched the 100-run mark in the 10th over. At the halfway stage, England were 111/2 but Pandya then dented England's su... [Full Article...]

Power Ranking The Four World Cup Semi-Finalists

Power Ranking The Four World Cup Semi-Finalists The Russians as hosts did not need to qualify for the World Cup and their ranking of 70 in the world was the lowest among all teams in Russia , even lower than worldwide football minnows Saudi Arabia. At this stage of the tournament, there are only four days between matches. Russia's most-capped player, Sergei Ignashevich, has announced his retirement after the hosts were eliminated from th... [Full Article...]

Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods considering $10-million exhibition match

Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods considering $10-million exhibition match Apparently this was close enough to happening on July 3rd that Mickelson thought it was a done deal, but it fell through. There was the practice round ahead of the Masters in April, when Woods and Mickelson teamed up to beat Fred Couples and Thomas Pieters over nine holes that Couples described as "very loud, very fun". [Full Article...]

England beats Sweden 2-0, qualifies for the semi-finals

England beats Sweden 2-0, qualifies for the semi-finals Sweden were undone at two set pieces - goals from which are becoming quite a trend for England - but the Swedish manager lavished praise on England for being "the best team ". Maguire had his first England goal and how they needed that. Maguire outmaneuvered Emil Forsberg to nod Ashley Young's kick down between goalkeeper Robin Olson and Ola Toivonen, who was guarding the post. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon glance: Federer, Nadal, Williams start Week 2

Wimbledon glance: Federer, Nadal, Williams start Week 2 Pella delivered the biggest upset so far in the men's draw when he eliminated third-seeded Marin Cilic in a match that was carried over to Thursday. The 36-year-old American will face another mother in the fourth round Monday: 120th-ranked qualifier Evgeniya Rodina of Russian Federation, who upset No. [Full Article...]

Belgium hold off Brazil fightback to reach semi-finals

Belgium hold off Brazil fightback to reach semi-finals If Belgium's first goal in the 13th minute had an element of luck, with the ball going into the net off Fernandinho's shoulder from a corner, the second in the 31st minute was a shining example of counter-attacking football. Roberto Martinez's side turned on the style in Kazan to clock up their fifth straight win of the tournament and ensure the semi-finals will be contested by four European s... [Full Article...]


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