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Sports Former FIFA chief Blatter to attend World Cup on Wednesday
Author: 0 Former FIFA chief Blatter to attend World Cup on Wednesday

Blatter, who led Federation Internationale de Football Association for 17 years, is serving a six-year ban from soccer for unethical conduct after the organisation was rocked by a global corruption scandal in 2015. But nowhere is it more evident than at FIFA's official Fan Fests in this year's World Cup host country of Russian Federation. "I take the program they are offering to me, and I am happy to be here", he said.

Sports Egypt's Salah to face late fitness test
Author: 0 Egypt's Salah to face late fitness test

He wasn't pleased with Egypt's inability to finish plays, even with striker Mohamed Salah back from injury. Not bad for a man who, before the tournament, had played only 33 minutes under Russia's current coach and hadn't started an global game since 2015.

Sports That Hilariously Bad Cristiano Ronaldo Statue Has Finally Been Replaced
Author: 0 That Hilariously Bad Cristiano Ronaldo Statue Has Finally Been Replaced

Cristiano Ronaldo (R) and his former teammate Patrice Evra (L). A point is a good return for Fernando Santos' side and they now have matches against Morocco and Iran to book their place in the last 16. "De Gea is feeling fine". The PSG striker was easily their best attacking player in their opener and not only did he hit the woodwork, he also made the keeper make a couple of decent saves.

Sports Senegal saves African from embarrassment at World Cup
Author: 0 Senegal saves African from embarrassment at World Cup

However, the damage had already been done in a 15-minute blitz from Russian Federation early in the second half, Ahmed Fathy's own-goal opening the floodgates. If Uruguay draw with the Saudis on Wednesday, Egypt will be out. "I think that nobody can deny or argue Mo Salah's importance in the Egypt national team ", Egypt head coach Hector Cuper said after a loss that leaves them facing a group-stage exit.

Sports Hector Cuper rues Mohamed Salah injury after Egypt loss
Author: 0 Hector Cuper rues Mohamed Salah injury after Egypt loss

The scoreline was a heavy deception of a game that was thoroughly engaging with an incredible end-to-end stuff but in the end, it was all tale of contrasting emotions with the host happy to progress and Egypt on the brink of an early exit. Salah, who had not played since going off injured in Liverpool's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid last month, managed some consolation when he converted from the spot.

Sports Aussie Warner joins CPL Saint Lucia Stars
Author: 0 Aussie Warner joins CPL Saint Lucia Stars

This is Warner's second signing in a T20 League following the ball-tampering episode in South Africa in March, which resulted in him - along with Steven Smith and Cameron Bancroft - getting penalised with a 12-month suspension by Cricket Australia .

Sports FPJ's dream XI predictions for Poland and Senegal
Author: 0 FPJ's dream XI predictions for Poland and Senegal

West Bromwich Albion midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak got Poland back in the game with an 86th-minute header but Senegal held on at Moscow's Spartak Stadium. Poland fans in red and white were about three-quarters of the crowd, and they chanted and clapped throughout. Unlike some of the ofter African teams at this tournament, Senegal played to their strengths.

Sports Manchester United prepares £60m offer for Chelsea superstar
Author: 0 Manchester United prepares £60m offer for Chelsea superstar

According to the Daily Mail's Oliver Todd , Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho is keen to manage Willian once again having originally brought him to England from Anzhi Makhachkala in 2013 when he was Chelsea boss. "Of course (Fred can make an impact), no doubt about that". Willian can be a ideal fit at Old Trafford and one can expect the Red Devils to go all out for the Brazilian winger this summer.

Author: 0 Poland's mishaps help Senegal claim first African win

On the very same pitch as Lionel Messi so struggled against Iceland to make a decisive contribution, Mane was hugely influential. Senegal , back in the tournament for the first time since 2002, went ahead in the 37th minute when Thiago Cionek's attempted block of Idrissa Gueye's shot wrong-footed goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny , who was picked to start over fellow Arsenal castoff Lukasz Fabianski.

Sports Cavaliers trying to sneak into the Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes
Author: 0 Cavaliers trying to sneak into the Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes

The 26-year-old played just nine games in the 2017-18 season, with a mysterious quad injury keeping him out for longer than initially expected. Not all oddsmakers are in agreement about the most likely landing spots for disgruntled San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard .

Author: 0 Bernd Leno: Arsenal agree fee for Bayer Leverkusen and Germany goalkeeper

Arsenal's director of high performance Darren Burgess and goalkeeping coach Sal Bibbo will hold on to their jobs, though they were both only employed last July. The news who will also come as a blow to Arsenal fans, who will be sad to see the German leave, especially after being so influential at the club as a player.

Sports Salah still appears in discomfort ahead of Russian Federation game
Author: 0 Salah still appears in discomfort ahead of Russian Federation game

The arrival of Egyptian celebrities in Russian Federation to cheer for the country's national football team at the World Cup has stirred controversy among Egyptian fans and sports commentators, who have expressed worry that the celebrities' presence could have a negative impact on the players' focus.

Sports Colombia is In Huge Trouble After Losing to Japan
Author: 0 Colombia is In Huge Trouble After Losing to Japan

Quintero scored Colombia's goal in the 39th minute after a low free kick that beat Japan goalie Eiji Kawashima . Japan held off a late challenge from Colombia to become the first Asian team to beat a South American team after 18 attempts at the FIFA World Cup .

Sports Russian Federation 2018: Mexico stun defending champions, Germany
Author: 0 Russian Federation 2018: Mexico stun defending champions, Germany

Both literally and figuratively. In Mexico City, the celebrations were so wild when Hirving Lozano scored in the first half, they registered on seismographs, effectively causing a small natural disaster. In fact they celebrated their goal so hard that it actually registered as seismic activity in Mexico City. These events are not uncommon and are called "artificial earthquakes", due to the fact that they do no damage to the surface or its inhabitants, and can't be measured on the ...

Sports Falcao to debut at World Cup when Colombia faces Japan
Author: 0 Falcao to debut at World Cup when Colombia faces Japan

And the match kicks off here at the Mordovia Arena Saransk where Colombia takes on Japan . However, a persistent calf strain, which he first injured in February on duty with Bayern, has affected his World Cup preparations and he was unable to train last Friday.

Sports Deschamps: 'VAR allowed a mistake to be corrected'
Author: 0 Deschamps: 'VAR allowed a mistake to be corrected'

While Australia failed to convert the free-kick which was awarded to them after 75th minute of the match, France-who replaced Griezmann with Olivier Giroud- were searching for opportunities with no avail. "The referee did not bow his whistle, so I moved on with that". "I'm proud and disappointed, I think we gave a very good performance, nobody had expected that we could play like this against France ", said van Marwijk.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia's official team plane catches fire in mid air

The plane landed safely and the plane is being repaired. The squad were travelling to the port city in the south of Russian Federation ahead of their second World Cup match against Uruguay on Wednesday in Group A. Russia's Rossiya airline, which was carrying the Saudi Arabia soccer team, said it was investigating the cause of the engine malfunction, adding that a bird had likely entered the engine.

Sports Lukaku leads Belgium past Panama
Author: 0 Lukaku leads Belgium past Panama

Dries Mertens's looping volley two minutes after the break was vital to settle nerves and frustration as Belgium spent a seventh successive World Cup opener with nothing on the board at halftime. Panama manager Hernan Dario Gomez brought on Gabriel Torres and Ismael Diaz in a bid to spark the Canaleros' attack, but Belgium not only remained in control, it soon added a second in the 69th minute.

Sports Mexico celebrated beating Germany so hard their fans caused a false quake
Author: 0 Mexico celebrated beating Germany so hard their fans caused a false quake

Mexico has escaped the group stage of six straight World Cups , only to lose in their first knockout stage match every time . The Lozano goal prompted what Mexican authorities claimed was a minor natural disaster in the Mexico City area, probably prompted by the entire city jumping into the air and landing at the same time .

Sports England fans lost their minds over Harry Kane's late game-winning goal
Author: 0 England fans lost their minds over Harry Kane's late game-winning goal

England captain Harry Kane scored twice including a stoppage-time victor as he led his side to a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their opening World Cup match on Monday (June 18). The penalty was awarded after Kyle Walker caught Fakhreddine Ben Youssef with his arm. But England struggled to finish it off. Next up for the Three Lions are Panama, who suffered a 3-0 defeat against Belgium earlier on Monday.

Sports Who will win the England game?
Author: 0 Who will win the England game?

After a goalless opening period which lacked clear-cut chances, it took Mertens just two minutes to open the scoring in the second half. Lukaku then came up with goals in the 69th and 75th to give Belgium a dream start and justify their ratings as one of the favourites for the top prize in Russian Federation.

Sports Frustrated Phil Mickelson swats moving ball with putter at US Open
Author: 0 Frustrated Phil Mickelson swats moving ball with putter at US Open

I know it's a two-shot penalty. "It's my understanding of the rules". "I've wanted to do that many times". " I think he was a chump ", Hopkins stated bluntly, via Brendan Porath of SB Nation . Rickie Fowler, who played with Mickelson on Sunday, said they had briefly discussed Saturday's incident. "You might have a bad day at work or do something or say something that you regret".

Sports Why isn't Wayne Rooney at the World Cup?
Author: 0 Why isn't Wayne Rooney at the World Cup?

FIFA World Cup 2018 Tunisia v/s England will kick off at 11:30 pm IST on Monday. There has been a comparable feeling around England , back home, more recently. "We won't be able to just roll them over, they're an in-form team". Southgate has taken a pretty young squad with him to the global tournament with Ashley Young the oldest member but there's still excitement on how far they can go .

Sports South Korean World Cup team confused a Swedish spy by swapping jerseys
Author: 0 South Korean World Cup team confused a Swedish spy by swapping jerseys

Referee Joel Aguilar used the replay technology to decide whether South Korea substitute Kim Min-woo had fouled Viktor Claesson in the area after initially waving play on. South Korea rarely threatened as an attacking force but talisman Heung-Min Son showed his threat on the break, using his pace to get to the byline but his cut back was intercepted by Sweden captain Andreas Granqvist .

Sports Former Oregon LB Fotu Leiato dies in auto accident
Author: 0 Former Oregon LB Fotu Leiato dies in auto accident

Chavarin was charged with a DUI, and then several hours later, Leiato's body was discovered. The former college football star's body was found near a crash site that had been cleared hours earlier. McLaughlin says the suspect, 22-year-old Pedro Chavarin Jr. has so far only been cited for drunken driving. The football program confirmed in May that Leiato had been dismissed from the program.

Sports Modric named man of the match against Nigeria
Author: 0 Modric named man of the match against Nigeria

Iceland's players rushed to the stands to share their celebrations with their fans and now will have real belief that they can get out of Group D that also contains Croatia and Nigeria, who meet later on Saturday. One of those points was an own goal by the Nigerian side. Aguero then scored in the 19th minute. Maradona claims the incident has been blown out of proportion and he was actually showing his gratitude that fans from Asia should be supporting Argentina .

Sports Toyota Finally Victorious at the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2018!
Author: 0 Toyota Finally Victorious at the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2018!

Late in the race, the No. 1 ORECA-built auto was given two ten-second stop-and-hold penalties for exceeding fuel usage when the vehicle completed 11 laps instead of the permitted maximum 10-lap stints for non-hybrids. But in the end, both cars made it to the finish, to complete the company's dream result - a one-two, with Alonso's vehicle the victor. The 2009 world champion, racing with ex-F1 driver Vitaly Petrov and Mikhail Aleshin, dropped out of the running when they lost two hours in the ...

Sports Mexico stun Germany as Brazil are held at World Cup
Author: 0 Mexico stun Germany as Brazil are held at World Cup

The loss meant Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup . The tie was decided by an emphatic strike from PSV Eindhoven's Hirving Lozano , who finished off a swift counter-attack with a cool finish midway through the first-half.

Author: 0 Koepka wins second straight U.S. Open

That allowed him to win the tournament by one stroke over Tommy Fleetwood of England. Some of the pin positions are impossible to get at to even leave yourself a 25-foot uphill putt. Buck added, "The only person I feel bad for in the whole situation is his ex-girlfriend". More than just his cast got soft, his famous biceps deflating with disuse.

Sports Germany Mexico Free Live Stream, TV FIFA World Cup 2018
Author: 0 Germany Mexico Free Live Stream, TV FIFA World Cup 2018

Our recommended way to watch the Germany vs Mexico 2018 World Cup soccer game online live streaming without cable is via Hulu Live TV . On the way to that latter title, Germany saw off Mexico , who have themselves grown under the tutelage of Juan Carlos Osorio , in charge since 2015.

Sports 3 things we learnt from Iran 1 Vs 0 Morocco
Author: 0 3 things we learnt from Iran 1 Vs 0 Morocco

Most notable in that run was a 2-1 win over Serbia in Italy. "That is something that unfortunately this brand did and, well, it's their responsibility to do such a thing but the image they have [projected] at least for 80 million people in Iran is not a really nice image".

Author: 0 Watch Phil Mickelson Intentionally Hit Moving Ball At U.S. Open

And I don't know if I would have been able to save a shot or whatnot. "I said 'That's one of the strangest things I've ever seen". The first two days of the tournament have seen near capacity crowds flood onto the course, about 26,000 on Thursday and more than 29,000 on Friday including spectators, vendor staff and volunteers.

Sports Roger Federer downs Nick Kyrgios to reclaim No.1 spot
Author: 0 Roger Federer downs Nick Kyrgios to reclaim No.1 spot

From that point, Kyrgios ran away with the first set after 42 minutes, meaning the 20-time grand slam champion had a tall order to turn the match in his favour. Canadian Milos Raonic was looking at the bigger picutre after a loss to Roger Federer Sunday morning in the Stutttgart Open final. "In the match that you play for world No.

Sports Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball-tampering by ICC
Author: 0 Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball-tampering by ICC

It was on Saturday that Chandimal refused to take the field along with his teammates after the on-field umpires Ian Gould and Aleem Dar charged them to alter the conditions of the ball. "If there are any, Code of Conduct charges will follow as per usual at close of play", the ICC Tweeted. This was the second such instance within three months, after the Australians were found guilty of ball-tampering in South Africa in March during the third Test between the two nations.

Sports Egypt's Salah To Play In World Cup Despite Health Warning
Author: 0 Egypt's Salah To Play In World Cup Despite Health Warning

Egypt will be hoping for a victory in both games, particularly as Russian Federation managed to score five goals against a goalless Saudi Arabia in the opening match. "We can confirm that 32,278 tickets have been allocated for the match between Egypt and Uruguay in Ekaterinburg", a Federation Internationale de Football Association spokesperson told CNN.

Sports India's biggest test victory ever comes against Afghanistan
Author: 0 India's biggest test victory ever comes against Afghanistan

Afghanistan were bowled out for a paltry 109 in the first innings and were asked to follow-on. When Afghanistan started playing global cricket they were rather inconsistent, unable to adapt when things weren't going to plan. In the more daunting Test series against England , this kind of collapse - from 318/5, after being 280/1 - may not be easy to recover from. The tourists scored seven runs in the ten balls bowled.

Sports Pogba gives France the victory over Australia
Author: 0 Pogba gives France the victory over Australia

Also, Hull City's Jackson Irvine would also come on in the second half to help Australia compete against France's all-star team which included the likes of Antoine Griezmann , Paul Pogba and Thomas Lemar . The man sat in France's dugout knows a thing or two about winning a World Cup . France's early verve was sorely lacking for the remainder of the half, with Australia able to keep their more illustrious opponents comfortably at arm's length before the interval.

Sports 'Big guns' look set to miss US Open cut
Author: 0 'Big guns' look set to miss US Open cut

He still missed the cut in a major for the fifth time in his last eight tries, this time by two shots. Mickelson has been runner-up in four US Opens in the NY area, including at Shinnecock Hills in 2004, and is a firm favorite of the local crowds who would love nothing more than a trademark charge on his 48th birthday Saturday.

Author: 0 Jason Day among stars having US Open shockers

The 42-year-old, whose major title drought now stretches back to his 2008 US Open victory at Torrey Pines, will face an uphill battle just to make the cut. "If I would have putted [at Shinnecock] the way I did the beginning of the year with this ball striking, that would be ideal", he said. After a birdie at the fourth, Mickelson bogeyed five of his next seven holes to fall to 10-over for the tournament, then carded a disastrous 10 at the par-4 13th hole.

Sports Porter Jr. Cancels Workout Over Major Spasms
Author: 0 Porter Jr. Cancels Workout Over Major Spasms

With all of the focus on guys at the top like Michael Porter Jr ., Mo Bamba, Trae Young and the guys likely to go ahead of them, one particular position seems to be completely ignored when talking about the Bulls and their draft needs.

Sports England, Australia ODI series begins today
Author: 0 England, Australia ODI series begins today

The handshake is an idea Paine has adopted from football and something he introduced when he captained Australia in South Africa in the Test match after the ball-tampering scandal in March . In a sign that Australia meant to be more respectful towards their opponents, the teams were due to shake hands before the start of play at Paine's request.

Sports Narendra Modi congratulates Afghanistan for their cricket team's first Test match
Author: 0 Narendra Modi congratulates Afghanistan for their cricket team's first Test match

The 30-year-old batsman said his team mates would need to adapt to test cricket after playing in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 competition over the last two months. Earlier, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani sent his congratulations for what he called a "historic day". "Reflecting on Afganistan skipper Ashgar Stanikzai's latest statement that his side's spinners are better than Indian spinners, Rahane said", Every member will like to believe that their team is good.

Sports Amelia Kerr speaks on her world record
Author: 0 Amelia Kerr speaks on her world record

Less the management knew that she would become only the 2nd woman to score a double century and break the record. There were good batting performances by Una Raymond-Hoey (42 runs off 68 balls - her highest worldwide score), Shauna Kavanagh's (29 off 60 balls) and Jenny Gray (17* off 44 balls), but nearly to script the bowling performance of the day was by Kerr who followed up her massive score with a 5-wicket haul (5-17 off 7 overs).

Sports Alvarez, Golovkin rematch scheduled for Sept. 15
Author: 0 Alvarez, Golovkin rematch scheduled for Sept. 15

The fight is scheduled to happen at the T-Mobile Arena in Vegas, but, there is no set date yet. The two first back in September 2017, with the judges scoring it a draw in a highly competitive fight. The first fight generated 1.3 million pay-per-view buys and a $27 million gate - the third-biggest in boxing history. Golovkin, Loeffler said, "stuck to his principles".