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'In reality Africa won' the World Cup says Venezuela's Maduro

Thanks to its talented roster of star players like Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann , France sealed its dazzling 4-2 defeat of Croatia on Sunday. The ...


Ben Stokes to play in England's first Test against India

Root, who was dropped from the final match of England's preceding 2-1 Twenty20 series loss, told Sky Sports: "It feels fantastic". Adil Rashid had earlier pro...


Orioles expected to trade Manny Machado to Dodgers

He insists he's not thinking about whether Tuesday night might be his last in Orioles attire. Machado, who is expected to be traded in advance of the July 3...


England rock, India roll..

Virender Sehwag has blamed the batsmen after India meekly surrendered the series-decider to England on Tuesday. Vince's frustrating England career has s...


Liverpool make offer for Roma's Alisson Becker but no fee agreed

Loris Karius has already made errors in pre-season. Real Madrid , Chelsea and of course, Liverpool are in the race to sign the South American custodian....


Mohamed Elneny will join Arsenal at pre-season tour in Singapore

On Vidal, Caparros said: "He has been linked to us but we already have players in his position". We will only sign another player if there is an opportunity to ...


Pence, Pompeo urged Trump to 'make clarifications' on Russian Federation meddling

Trump , who had been given numerous opportunities to publicly rebuke Putin in Helsinki , praised the Russian leader during the news conference for his "strong ...


Team of the Fifa World Cup

In 2018, fourth-place England received $22 million, third-place Belgium $24 million, runner-up Croatia $28 million and victor France $38.5 million. "Both team...


Tour de France Stage 7: Dylan Groenewegen outsprints Fernando Gaviria

I thought when I first kicked I was floating, I was quite excited. "(Porte) can be confident after this climb", Van Avermaet said. Sagan likened it to the Ard...


Roberto Martinez challenges Belgium to build on best-ever World Cup

The 51-year-old was mentored by Miroslav Blazevic, the architect of the young nation's journey to the 1998 World Cup semi-finals, but made the decision in 201...


Archbishops console England after World Cup semi-final defeat

The two were seen reuniting after the game, kissing and embracing among empty seats, later joined by family members. The Croatians went into Russian Federatio...


France World Cup victory an immigration success story

Drawing parallels with strikers from the team he captained to World Cup glory in 1998, Deschamps pointed out that the likes of David Trezeguet and Thierry Henry...


Kate Middleton Just Wore the Prettiest Polka-Dot Dress to Wimbledon

Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle have arrived at Wimbledon . Middleton and Markle sat front and center to watch Williams play during the finals. Throughou...


Pacquiao knocks down Matthysse to claim welterweight crown

Pacquiao dropped his opponent with a stinging left uppercut through the guard in the third, forced Matthysse to take a knee from rights to the head in the fifth...


England can win a major tournament, says FA's Dan Ashworth

It certainly makes you think that they can make a huge push for the win against Didier Deschamps' team. "So, in the end we are very proud of what we've done"....


Crazed Djokovic unleashes on umpire in bizarre on-court war

I haven't spent too much time on the court. Djokovic created a first break point with an astonishing rally that concluded with a forehand down the line and a ...


Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp backs Dejan Lovren after Croatia World Cup run

The former Southampton man has had a lot of unnecessary flak in recent times, including a whole lot of abuse on social media after he had an absolute stinker in...


Federer falls to Anderson in five-set epic at Wimbledon

When he finished runner-up to Rafael Nadal at the US Open a year ago, he was the first South African man in a Slam final since Curren at the 1984 Australian...


Anderson faces another epic battle... to get fit for final

Nadal leads overall (26-25) and at Grand Slam tournaments (9-4), while they're even at Wimbledon (1-1), where Djokovic won their 2011 final. But world No.1 ...


France train in all seriousness for Croatia tie

Mrs May was unable to watch the game against Croatia , which saw England crash out of the competition, due to a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit but...


Southgate delighted with England support after 20 years of hurt

They should have turned up, it's the semi-final of a World Cup. "That enabled Croatia to dominate that midfield area and get their full-backs into play, the...


England fans celebrate World Cup win over Sweden at IKEA

Sir Alf Ramsey led England to World Cup glory in 1966 (PA Archive). Southgate praised his players for their diligence and commitment ahead of a game that ...


Cesc Fabregas bids farewell to Antonio Conte after Chelsea boss sacked

Conte is still in position and took training on Monday while waiting to be sacked. Chelsea finalising £50m double swoop deals for Napoli's Maurizio Sarri ...


Argentina’s Nestor Pitana to officiate World Cup final

But we know that it is an opportunity lost. "For a small country like Croatia , with 4.2 million people, (the final) means much more than a soccer game". We wo...


Villeneuve: Raikkonen penalty less if he hit Bottas

Sebastian Vettel broke British hearts with a memorable victory at Silverstone after dispatching pole-sitter and crowd favourite Lewis Hamilton . The win w...


Ferdinand says Mbappe's pace is 'illegal' as he dazzles in semi-final

All eyes will be on a potential thriller which will see 1998 World Cup champions France locking horns with Belgium at the Krestovsky stadium. At this po...


Family has son wearing Kyrie Irving jersey, playing National Basketball Association 2K at wake

He wore a Kyrie Irving Boston Celtics jersey, sunglasses and a pair of Irving's socks. Temeka, the mother to Matthews, revealed during an interview with a...


Southgate and Henderson preview Croatia

It is the 2006 World Cup and we are playing Spain in the round of 16, a knockout match. "The higher the level of opponent, if you press in a disorganized fash...


Former Barca boss Enrique named Spain coach

Lucho, who shone for Barcelona as a player but further still as a coach, never has hidden his Barcelonismo. However, the 2010 world champions were knocked ...


Lingard confident of 'fearless' England showing at World Cup

The team has won plaudits for its positive approach in the warmup games and there's widespread respect for coach Gareth Southgate . Self-deprecating humour a...


Eden Hazard lavishes praise on Kylian Mbappe

Brazil give themselves hope of rescuing their World Cup campaign as Renato Augusto pulls one back against Belgium in the second half. "We want to keep mak...


Vettel was headed by personal credit, Ferrari in the constructors ‘ championship

The lure of driving for the sport's most famous brand could prove tempting for Hamilton, who could equal Michael Schumacher's record of seven championships with...


Roger Federer sprints past Struff to stay on title course — ATP Wimbledon

This is Williams' fourth tournament since giving birth last September to Alexis, her first child with husband Alexis Ohanian. Last year's beaten finalist was ...


Didier Deschamps delights in hard-fought win but warns: France can be better

Suarez , however, rejected the gesture as hollow given Griezmann's role in ending his nation's tournament. "I'm very pleased with how it's gone so far, but I ...


Ricciardo clears the air after F1 clash

Stream every F1 race live on the FOX+ app and catch up on highlights of any action you've missed. Despite his newer tyres Hamilton too began struggling with b...