by | July 17, 2018 | 16:00

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday described the probe by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Moscow's election meddling as "political games" that should not be permitted to interfere with US-Russia relations. Mr Putin was not amused. The White House over the weekend took action following CNN reporter Jim Acosta's attempt to interject a question into a Trump news conference Friday by pulling Trump national security adviser John Bolton from a planned appearance on Jake Tapper's ...

by | July 15, 2018 | 17:02

I'm not sure it's been this scorching for a men's final since Andy Murray beat Djokovic in 2013 and the conditions are bound to play a part given that both players have not had long to recover from their epic semi-finals. 9. "I'm really, really pleased", Djokovic said. "Right now I feel awful", the 33-year-old Isner said, noting he developed a foot blister at some point in the match.

by | July 15, 2018 | 08:40

Dalic was there in France 20 years ago, but not as a player. "We represent the whole country", he said. The last was France's 1-0 loss to eventual champions Germany in the quarter-finals. "This is what we are about". "So that there can be a seamless flow of talent into the national team", he said. Rakitic, who represent the Catalan giant in the El Clasico in Spain, spoke to the media ahead of the young country's first World Cup final.

by | July 14, 2018 | 22:10

Kane leads his Belgian rival by six goals to four although Lukaku has an assist to his name which could prove crucial if they finish level on goals (finalists France have Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann on three goals each). Brendan McDonnell: 1 - 2. Does Belgium? Does England? I couldn't be more proud. Furthermore, Belgium and England have become the first nations to lock horns twice at a World Cup finals since Brazil clashed with Turkey twice during the 2002 World Cup.

by | July 14, 2018 | 08:06

Our recommended way to watch Roger Federer online without cable is via Hulu Live TV with Wimbledon coverage . "Not quite sure what to say right now", Anderson, 32 and a former University of IL standout. I felt I was really in the flow of the match. "One of those average days you have to try and win the match, and I couldn't get it done today". It was a match Federer could, probably should, have won and yet he will now leave here wondering - probably like everyone else - how many more ...

by | July 14, 2018 | 05:01

But they couldn't score, meaning Croatia won 2-1 to take them into Sunday's final against France . "In terms of mentality, it's obviously been a really hard couple of days for us", said Southgate. We want to be challenging for semi-finals and finals. We had had six matches playing with this system [before the World Cup] and players are now a lot clearer in what they're doing.

by | July 13, 2018 | 09:41

But it doesn't bother me what others say. The Three Lions missed chances to extend their lead - Harry Kane hit the post when he tried to stuff a rebound past goalkeeper Danijel Subasic at the near post in the 30th minute - but they were generally in control of the match.

by | July 12, 2018 | 08:30

Subasic was able to play through extra time and again made a key save in the penalty shootout as Croatia won 4-3 and advanced to the semifinals for the second time in its history. Former Croatia worldwide Filip Tapalovic has been surprised by the nation's World Cup run, highlighting their mentality and team spirit as crucial.

by | July 12, 2018 | 00:32

Martinez, a Spaniard, is two wins away from guiding Belgium to its first title. Croatia have endured a slightly more arduous road through the knockouts. Federation Internationale de Football Association outlaws political statements and said it had issued the Besiktas centre-back with just a warning after the video was published online.

by | July 12, 2018 | 00:16

Williams moves onto the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the 13th time in her decorated tennis tenure. On Tuesday, Williams was one step closer to winning her first major as a mother, as she came back from a set down to beat Giorgi (3-6, 6-3, 6-4) to advance to the Wimbledon semifinals.

by | July 11, 2018 | 19:26

In an enthralling, albeit highly tactical rather than incident-packed match, it was once again a set-piece that proved decisive with Umtiti's near-post header from an Antoine Griezmann corner settling matters. Against five-time champions Brazil, Martinez played De Bruyne further up and told his team to shift from a three-man defense to a back four, depending on possession.

by | July 11, 2018 | 14:40

Gazza's tears in the semi-final against Germany is one of English football's most iconic scenes. I think their players will realise they will never ever have a chance of getting into a World Cup final, and also of winning the thing. Hazard, the Belgian captain said: "I prefer to lose with this Belgium than to win with this France". There have been 60 matches, 157 goals and four penalty shootouts - but just four teams remain in the 2018 World Cup .

by | July 10, 2018 | 16:58

Belgium's 27-year-old skipper is far more unpredictable. Lloris said: "The Belgium team is the most complete in the tournament". As Argentina showed, France can be susceptible defensively. Croatia´s midfielder Luka Modric celebrates scoring his penalty during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup quarter-final football match between Russian Federation and Croatia at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on July 7, 2018.

by | July 10, 2018 | 16:45

He was whizzing round the circuit while Harry Maguire had nodded England's football team in front in Russian Federation, and Hamilton has promised to jet out to Moscow if Gareth Southgate's side reach the World Cup final next Sunday. But Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene offered a scathing assessment of the Mercedes reaction. Red Bull will switch to Honda power next year, and the move seemingly can not come soon enough for Max Verstappen.

by | July 10, 2018 | 12:41

That is four goals-per-game on average, which would be comfortably higher than the current figure at the 2018 World Cup , which stands at 2.62 goals-per-match. The coolness displayed by the Real Madrid playmaker in the last-16 tie against the Danes was particularly impressive - having missed a penalty late in extra time, he still stepped up to score another spot-kick only a few minutes later.

by | July 09, 2018 | 16:10

By the time they get back to Moscow again, France will have racked up 1,300 miles (about 2,100 kilometers) and Belgium will have gone 1,700 miles (about 2,700 kilometers) in about five days. We are giving our all. Ivan Perišić for Croatia had a near miss with 30 minutes to go with many celebrating before watching the ball rebound across the face of the goal.

by | July 09, 2018 | 07:31

Rescuers made a decision to go ahead with the hazardous operation because of fears of rising waters. He had been listed as red, signifying a serious case after being trapped in Tham Luang cave since June 23. Many people posted their reactions to the high-tech rescue operation under the hashtag #ThaiCaveRescue. It has embarked on a unsafe option but believes it's the best for bringing the group out alive.

by | July 08, 2018 | 22:36

Under the former Real Madrid and Spain defender, who had little previous coaching experience, 2010 winners Spain lost on penalties to Russian Federation in the last 16. It was a routine executed to its finest details and in stark contrast to the team's disheveled set-pieces two years back at the European Championships in France.

by | July 08, 2018 | 20:22

Subasic battled on, blocking a shot from a tight angle late in second-half stoppage time . But as in the previous match against Denmark - which Croatia also won on penalties after an insipid 1-1 draw - all too often his team mates failed to do anything with them.

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:00

There's also the weakness of one side of the bracket that could conceivably see the likes of Croatia , Sweden or England reach the final, none of which came into this tournament as likely candidates for the title. Goalkeeper Danijel Subasic has become a national hero for saving three penalties to advance Croatia past Denmark in the round of 16. Dalic took the team through a play-off against Greece to qualify for the finals and has overseen continued progress despite off-field ...

by | July 02, 2018 | 21:54

Bryant excitedly welcomed James to Hollywood. This is the reality of LeBron's arrival in the Western Conference: Life in the NBA's Western Conference just became more hard for the Jazz. As their coach, Steve Kerr, learned when trying to motivate a listless team last fall, the will to win again and again and again is harder to find with each passing year.

by | July 02, 2018 | 18:56

It may take LeBron a couple of years to be surrounded by enough talent to win another National Basketball Association title. A failed super team and poor decisions in free agency resulted in the Lakers having to go through a tough rebuild.

by | June 30, 2018 | 23:11

However, Jorge Sampaoli's turned their fortunes around with a 2-1 win over Nigeria to send them into the knockout stages with Messi scoring a superb goal inside the opening 15 minutes. No Arab sides in the last 16 and Tunisia manager Nahib Maaloul is not convinced things will improve easily. Prior to 2018, Ronaldo scored one goal in each tournament.

by | June 30, 2018 | 06:40

South Korea struck a blow to Germany on June 27 with a clinical 2-0 win over the defending champions. Some fans are blaming him entirely for their exit. Based on talent, he's one of the best. Head coach Joachim Loew has always stuck by his tried and trusted stars - but it was Germany's undoing in Russian Federation.

by | June 29, 2018 | 07:12

But Pekerman says there are no straightforward games once the tournament reaches the knockout phase. Referee Milorad Mazic of Serbia shows Mbaye Niang of Senegal the yellow card. Maintaining a winning momentum can be precious at the World Cup, the counter-argument that needs to be carefully considered by Martinez and England coach Gareth Southgate as they try to strike a balance.

by | June 28, 2018 | 23:55

After scoring his country's first goal at its first World Cup , Baloy now would like to experience Panama's first victory on worldwide soccer's greatest stage. According to sports data company Gracenote, Southgate's men have a 24% chance of reaching the last four should they emerge as group winners, but a 35% chance should they finish second.

by | June 25, 2018 | 06:05

It was a record-breaking goal, propelling the 19-year-old to become Africa's youngest ever goal scorer in the history of the World Cup. Experienced AC Milan defender Cristian Zapata could come into the centre of defence, but Pekerman seems hesitant to do so given his injury problems just before the World Cup.

by | June 20, 2018 | 23:15

I mean, you want to always use them in your favour. Sitting atop the US Open leaderboard ahead of today's final round, four American players are tied for leader at +3; Daniel Berger , Tony Finau , Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson .

by | June 19, 2018 | 15:48

Kyle Walker swung a lazy arm across Fakhreddine Ben Youssef who fell as if poleaxed and Colombian referee Wilmar Roldan pointed to the spot, with his decision being upheld by the VAR. During each match they watch replays picked out by a team of replay operators. The moment you think you've found out where does he stop, he's there to prove you wrong.

by | June 19, 2018 | 14:36

The Super Eagles come into their tournament opener having failed to win in their last four global friendlies and dogged by scandal with coach Gernot Rohr accusing some reporters of unethical behaviour and coming up with lies in the build-up to the World Cup .

by | June 19, 2018 | 10:59

Meantime, Panama were given five yellow cards in their match; the last time a team were given more in a single World Cup game was the spiteful 2010 World Cup final when the Netherlands had seven players booked. Whether scoring himself or setting up team-mates, as he did for Romelu Lukaku's second against Panama , England can not afford to take their eye off the little wizard.

by | June 17, 2018 | 04:57

I had seven or eight putts that easily could have gone in the hole that didn't. Only four players finished the day under par and it could've been worse if we hadn't had the rain on Wednesday to soften it up. McIlroy also missed the cut, but the Northern Irishman had already accepted his fate, unlike Spieth, who made a brilliant comeback with four straight birdies from the 13th hole, only to bogey the final two.

by | June 16, 2018 | 20:37

In Spain , where kickoff was 8PM last night for La Roja , Mediaset's Telecinco had 10.4M watching as Diego Costa scored twice and Nacho bagged one goal . And neither did the Real Madrid man. "It wasn't an easy situation". "When you have a star like Ronaldo, a detail can change a game", Hierro admitted.

by | June 13, 2018 | 08:58

While that strength may come in handy when conditions are sloppy, the combination of Belmont distance and his recent workload could make Justify a shaky favorite to some. Additionally, Affirmed was the third Triple Crown victor in five years, a streak that began in 1973 with the legendary Secretariat . Before the Belmont, which Justify won by 13/4 lengths over surprise second-place finisher Gronkowski , the massive chestnut colt with the white blaze had won the Kentucky Derby by 21/2 ...

by | June 11, 2018 | 17:53

The Spaniard's reign on the clay of Roland Garros has been unprecedented and has been one of the surest things in tennis history. "I know he will have a lot of questions about that in the press conference because you are not meant to have treatment for cramp", she added.