Tuesday August 21-st, 2018

Konta beats Watson to make Nottingham quarters Konta beats Watson to make Nottingham quarters

The 21-year-old, ranked 53 places below the Australian, hasn't made the awaited impact on the tour yet but the 7-6 (6) 6-1 win will make her climb into the world's top 140 for the first time. It was the second time Britain's top two female players ha...

Sam Allardyce admits that he is Sam Allardyce admits that he is "jealous" of England boss Gareth Southgate

One of the appeals is the fearlessness with which Lingard plays for United and England . "We don't fear the big stage". "I've talked before about there being a disconnect between the supporters and the team and I've felt that there's different w...

US Open: Dustin Johnson leads as Woods, Spieth, McIlroy miss cut US Open: Dustin Johnson leads as Woods, Spieth, McIlroy miss cut

Open at Torrey Pines. "I drove it pretty darn good for most of the day, just never took advantage of the opportunities". "I really felt like I was playing well enough to be in with a chance over the weekend, but I didn't do well yesterday under very ...

Uruguay edge Egypt 1-0 Uruguay edge Egypt 1-0

Egypt's forward Mohamed Salah is seen by the substitutes bench before kick off of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group A football match between Egypt and Uruguay at the Ekaterinburg Arena in Ekaterinburg on June 15, 2018. "We'll see gre...

Russian Federation vs. Saudi Arabia - Football Match Report Russian Federation vs. Saudi Arabia - Football Match Report

Defeats against France, Brazil and Portugal may have affected Russia's momentum, however, they will look to use their home advantage and come up with the goods when it matters. The buzz worthy FIFA World Cup 2018 is off to a flying start! ...

Taxi plows into Moscow crowd including soccer fans, injuring eight

Preliminary information indicated that the driver lost control of the vehicle. This report will be updated. Video of the incident showed the taxi driving slowing in traffic before suddenly accelerating into a crowd of pedestrians on the sidewalk....

Phil Mickelson Took Advantage Of Risky Loophole With Double-Putt

As he walked off the green, he could be seen smiling and talking to Johnston, who also was smiling. His swat sent the ball off the hole. "It's just one of them things that just happened". He had four consecutive bogeys before parring the 12th, despit...

How to Watch Argentina vs Iceland How to Watch Argentina vs Iceland

They are in the Group D alongside with Iceland , Croatia and Nigeria which are considered as one of the toughest groups this World Cup. "We'll help each other and try to do it as a team". With a population of just over 350,000, Iceland became ...

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Argentina and Iceland FPJ's dream XI predictions for Argentina and Iceland

Iceland have little star power to speak of beyond Everton playmaker Sigurdsson, but they're greater than the sum of their parts, and the same can not be said for Argentina . Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson returned from a knee injury in a frie...

France ponder offensive options, Australia shore up defense France ponder offensive options, Australia shore up defense

Their World Cup preparations have gone very smoothly, comfortably beating Russian Federation, the Republic of Ireland and Italy, before drawing with the USA. He would join Brazil's Pele along with Miroslav Klose and Uwe Seeler from Germany on...

Pique says Ronaldo 'prone to diving' after thrilling draw Pique says Ronaldo 'prone to diving' after thrilling draw

He became the first player to score a hat trick against Spain and the oldest to score a hat trick in World Cup history at 33 years and 130 days. But is yet to find the goal in four games, or 340 minutes, against Spain . He can thank Spain go...

Empty seats at World Cup as 5,000 fans skip Egypt-Uruguay Empty seats at World Cup as 5,000 fans skip Egypt-Uruguay

Russia midfielder Alan Dzagoev is set to miss the rest of the World Cup after suffering a hamstring injury in their opening 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia, a Russian club doctor says. They are European Champions and have five-times World Player of the y...

Mohamed Salah Close To Tears After Uruguay's 89th Minute Winner Mohamed Salah Close To Tears After Uruguay's 89th Minute Winner

Uruguay defender Diego Godin, who plays in Spain for Atletico Madrid, did not take kindly to an "inopportune" question in a subsequent press conference asking if he meant to follow Ramos in giving Salah some roughhouse treatment. Egypt star Mo Sala...

Maradona says Mexico does not deserve to host World Cup Maradona says Mexico does not deserve to host World Cup

The North American bid beat the rival Morocco proposal, winning 134 votes to 65 for Morocco. Khalfi said it was "regrettable" that seven Arab countries did not vote for Morocco, including close political allies such as Saudi Arabia and the United A...

Afghanistan thrashed by India in debut Test Afghanistan thrashed by India in debut Test

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja were chief wreckers for India , picking up four wickets each in first and second innings respectively. Whole Afghanistan team were bowled twice on Friday, the fourth instance of such in a day in Tests.

US Open: Carnage at Shinnecock

Woods shot a 3-over par through nine holes in the opening round, while Spieth finished 8-over par . Englishman Scott Gregory's 92 was the low watermark of a day that will cause plenty of discussion. Ian Poulter and Justin Rose suffered to vary...

Arsenal to open Premier League season against champions Manchester City Arsenal to open Premier League season against champions Manchester City

Chairman Daniel Levy added: "I am absolutely delighted to announce the date of our first match in our new home". City amassed 100 points and scored 106 goals while finishing 19 points clear of second-placed Manchester United in the 2017/18 season...

Rohr: Eagles mentally ready for Croatia Rohr: Eagles mentally ready for Croatia

Nigeria's striking home kit has proved incredibly popular in the run up to this summer's World Cup , and they touched down in Russian Federation with a similar sense of sartorial panache. Though 3-5-2 appeared to be the effective formation for the E...

Antoine Griezmann confirms he's staying put at Atletico Madrid Antoine Griezmann confirms he's staying put at Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann has announced that he will be staying at Atletico Madrid beyond this summer. "They are doing everything they can to keep Atletico growing and so that they can play the Champions League final, hopefully at home [in 2019]".

Shinnecock's Rough Asserts Itself at U.S. Open

First round scoring at the 1986 Open at Shinnecock was even more hard, coming in at 77.877. Englishman Scott Gregory shot a 22-over 92 in the first round on Thursday at Shinnecock. From there, Spieth hit a chip shot that didn't hold the green and r...

Gudmundsson and Iceland out to anger Messi as they did Ronaldo Gudmundsson and Iceland out to anger Messi as they did Ronaldo

But in an attempt to show that Israel has forgiven the abrupt cancellation , the video goes on to root for Argentina in the World Cup . When Messi is on the field, there is no debate to be had. For most modern day football fans, Lionel Messi ...

Jose Mourinho predicts World Cup quarter-final heartache for England against Brazil Jose Mourinho predicts World Cup quarter-final heartache for England against Brazil

The 2018 World Cup kicks off on June 14 as host Russian Federation takes on Saudi Arabia. "We'll have to know how to deal with the anxiety". "Earlier I used to play football, now because of my age I can not play the game, but my works on these ...

Festival of goals at Russia's World Cup opening ceremony Festival of goals at Russia's World Cup opening ceremony

Russia's midfielder Yuri Gazinskiy (left) celebrates scoring the opening goal with his teammate defender Ilja Kutepov during their 2018 World Cup Group A match against Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 14, 2018.

Could Newfoundland experience a bit of the 2026 World Cup? Could Newfoundland experience a bit of the 2026 World Cup?

For more on the U.S., Mexico, and Canada hosting the 2026 World Cup, visit NBC . If the United bid was capable of covering three different countries, then maybe Africa should propose a bid with the entire continent. The final vote came down to Mor...

See Justify's Triple Crown Journey In Photos & Video See Justify's Triple Crown Journey In Photos & Video

When Affirmed won the Triple Crown in 1978, it was commonplace for Triple Crown champions to keep running, even as 4-year-olds. The co-long shots in the field, now are Free Drop Billy, Restoring Hope and Vino Rosso. He's only won once, in a maide...

NCAA announces transfer, football redshirt rule changes NCAA announces transfer, football redshirt rule changes

The NCAA also announced a new rule that allows football players who play in up to four games to still have the option of redshirting. Starting this fall college football players will now be able to take part in up to four games and still keep...

Manchester United's new midfielder Fred suffers Manchester United's new midfielder Fred suffers "ankle trauma" in Brazil training

This would have been Fred's first World Cup tournament, having received seven caps for the national team since 2014. It is too early to say, we have to see how he develops in the next 24 hours,"Brazil physician Rodrigo Lasmar said when asked ...

United Bid Selected to Host the 2026 FIFA World Cup United Bid Selected to Host the 2026 FIFA World Cup

The U.S. team did not qualify for this year's World Cup , which begins Thursday in Russian Federation. There's no guarantee Canada will have a team at the 2026 World Cup , the first time it will be hosted by more than one country. In a bid pr...

'Real Madrid? I want to win titles with United' 'Real Madrid? I want to win titles with United'

Reports emerged at the end of last week suggesting Real are primed to make their move for the Spaniard. De Gea said he is ready to counter star Real marksman Cristiano Ronaldo. The Manchester United goalkeeper still holds a grudge over Sánchez ...

Hilarious Footage Captures Philippe Coutinho Getting Egged By Teammates in Brazil Training Hilarious Footage Captures Philippe Coutinho Getting Egged By Teammates in Brazil Training

The Portuguese gaffer, was clearly impressed with his picks for the final four this summer, saying: "Wow... look at this, two South Americans, the big rivals, Brazil and Argentina ". Once they touched down, tracksuited Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyro...

Liverpool-linked Lemar on way to La Liga Liverpool-linked Lemar on way to La Liga

Multiple people within Antoine Griezmann's inner circle say they want him to stay at Atletico Madrid rather than join Barcelona next season, sources close to the forward told ESPN FC's Julien Laurens. But instead Griezmann wanted only to talk a...

Gronkowski Unlikely Runner-Up in Belmont Stakes Gronkowski Unlikely Runner-Up in Belmont Stakes

The colt became the 13th Triple Crown victor in history. "You can't doubt him now, there's no way", said Bill Mott, trainer of third-place Hofburg . American Pharoah was the last horse to win the Triple Crown, capturing horse-racing's storied t...

Real Madrid ready to sell Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid ready to sell Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal and Real Madrid star Ronaldo is hopeful that Salah will feature in the major tournament in Russian Federation. Ronaldo is a player who needs to know that his peers consider him to be the best. The former winners are indeed favourites to...

Nigeria Run Away With Fashion Title Before Tournament Begins Nigeria Run Away With Fashion Title Before Tournament Begins

A spokeswoman for football's world governing body said: "We are extremely happy to have been able to gather such a high-level line-up of artists for the opening ceremony, which for the first time and for the benefit of the fans in the stadium and w...

Marcus Rashford suffers injury ahead of England's World Cup opener Marcus Rashford suffers injury ahead of England's World Cup opener

Rashford shone with a stunning opening goal in England's final warm-up friendly against Costa Rica last week, but England are hopeful he will be fit for their tournament opener against Tunisia on Monday with Southgate describing the injury as...

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