• Sepp Blatter Thinks UK And Ireland Could Host 2030 World Cup
Sepp Blatter Thinks UK And Ireland Could Host 2030 World Cup

Blatter posed for photographs with fans from Mexico and Portugal on arriving at his downtown base after flying from Zurich. Press Association Sport understands the 82-year-old Blatter will attend Wednesday's match between Portugal and Morocco at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

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  • Neymar back in training, looks set for Brazil vs. Costa Rica match
Neymar back in training, looks set for Brazil vs. Costa Rica match

However, he returned to the training pitch 48 hours ahead of the clash in Saint Petersburg , raising hopes he will feature. Rodrigues confirmed the problem concerned the Paris Saint-Germain star´s ankle and not the foot he fractured in February, an injury that required surgery and forced him to miss the rest of the club campaign.

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  • Phanatic's flying hot dog hurts Phillies fan
Phanatic's flying hot dog hurts Phillies fan

Oh my gosh, I never thought a hot dog could hurt. "I think it just came so fast". She said, "It gives people a good laugh, and if that makes somebody chuckle, then that's fine". Her facial injury requires ice every 20 minutes. McVay was taken to the hospital and diagnosed with a small hematoma in her eye, along with soreness and bruises.

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  • Time running out for Messi to deliver World Cup
Time running out for Messi to deliver World Cup

The beaten 2014 finalists go into Thursday's crucial Group D clash desperate for three points after a disappointing 1-1 draw with minnows Iceland in their first outing in Russian Federation. Fortunately people love him and transmit that to him and he values that a lot. "I see him much more relaxed, calmer and with more confidence", Cuccittini sai...

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  • France v Peru 21 June 2018
France v Peru 21 June 2018

Feeding off scraps as Peru twice failed to properly clear, he firstly flicked a deft pass through to Mbappe that was squandered as the Paris Saint-Germain forward attempted an ill-advised flick. The 34-year-old all-time record goalscorer for his country was played in by Edison Flores from the right. Having come close to taking the lead Peru w...

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  • Mexico coach spots weakness in Germany's defense
Mexico coach spots weakness in Germany's defense

Spain lost their first game at the 2010 World Cup but went on to win the tournament outright. Such was the euphoria back home in Mexico , that seismic sensors in Mexico City detected what was reported to be a mini "artificial" quake, caused by what the country's Institute of Geologic and Atmospheric Investigations claimed was "possible m...

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  • Why Jose Mourinho is fuming about Liverpool's EPL fixture list
Why Jose Mourinho is fuming about Liverpool's EPL fixture list

This adds up to 45 and an average of 7.5 as a league position of the first six opposition clubs. All eyes will be on former Paris St Germain manager Emery as he attempts to revive Arsenal's fortunes after they missed out on the Champions League for a second successive season.

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  • Japan defeat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in another upset
Japan defeat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in another upset

Kagawa went close in the 16th minute but his shot rolled past the post and Osako fired against the face of goal from a risky position in the box. The Colombians were dealt a major blow before kick-off with the news that star playmaker James Rodriguez was not fit to start with coach Jose Pekerman calling on River Plate's Juan Fernando Quinte...

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  • Neymar not fully fit for Brazil opener
Neymar not fully fit for Brazil opener

The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germany was beaten by Mexico 1-0. "But anxiety hit us hard". Petkovic said it was time the world took notice of his team, which is sixth in the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings and won nine of its 10 qua...

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  • Afghanistan out for 109, trail by 365 runs
Afghanistan out for 109, trail by 365 runs

Afghanistan's West Indian coach Phil Simmons defended the star spinners, who had impressed in the Indian Premier League but could not cope with the big day. Earlier, opting to bat after winning the toss, India got off to a breezy start with Dhawan smashing a quickfire century to pile up 158/0 at lunch in the lop-sided opening session.

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  • Mexican Soccer Fans Cause Minor Earthquake Following Winning Goal
Mexican Soccer Fans Cause Minor Earthquake Following Winning Goal

Two monitoring stations in Mexico City picked up the temblor the same time Lozano scored, 35 minutes into the match . Brimming with confidence ahead of their World Cup Group F opener in Moscow's Luzhniki stadium, Osorio conceded the four-times world champions were tournament favorites but said his team was in with a chance.

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  • We Don't Want To 'Risk' Salah, Says Egypt Coach After Uruguay Loss
We Don't Want To 'Risk' Salah, Says Egypt Coach After Uruguay Loss

Egypt faces Russian Federation on Tuesday 19 June before facing Saudi Arabia on Monday 25 June. "I don't discuss players who have given glory to Uruguayan football". Petersburg. Salah, 25, was an unused substitute in his country's 1-0 defeat by Uruguay in their opening group game on Thursday when he was also declared fit .

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  • Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw
Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw

Argentina is now ranked fifth in the FIFA World Ranking while Iceland is languishing at the 22nd spot. "There are some things you hope or wish for, and saving a penalty from Messi in the first game is definitely one of them", Halldorsson said.

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  • World Cup Nigeria Super Eagles Gernot Rohr team selection
World Cup Nigeria Super Eagles Gernot Rohr team selection

Alaba, a six-time Austrian Footballer of the Year who also holds the record for being the youngest player to be capped by Austria, is a lover of Nigerian food and music with Wizkid being his favourite musician among many others. But to be honest this is a far cry from the Golden Generation that competed at the 1994 World Cup and included the likes ...

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  • India vs Afghanistan, Ist Test, Day 1 - INDIA 347-6 at stumps
India vs Afghanistan, Ist Test, Day 1 - INDIA 347-6 at stumps

However, the tourists struck back in the final session. Dhawan and Vijay dominated the opening session after stand-in Indian skipper Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and chose to bat in overcast conditions. Afghan cricket grew out of refugee camps in Pakistan where many families were based after they fled conflict in the 1980s and 1990s. "They have ...

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

France worldwide Griezmann yesterday announced he will stay at Atletico, snubbing a summer move to the Nou Camp. Greizmann's version, which aired just two days before France begin their World Cup campaign, saw the 27-year-old reflect on various moments in his career and discuss the rumours, before confirming he was staying in the Spanish capita...

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  • Unai Emery reacts to Arsenal’s tough Premier League start
Unai Emery reacts to Arsenal’s tough Premier League start

The Premier League released the fixtures for all clubs and we got to see just who we would start the season against as we look to make it back to the top four, at least next season. "We had always meant to request a few games away at the start of the season". Meanwhile, some Spurs supporters were frustrated after discovering that their first ho...

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  • Tiger Woods Just 4-Putted In Brutal Fashion
Tiger Woods Just 4-Putted In Brutal Fashion

He's also just six shots behind world number one Dustin Johnson , Scott Piercy , Russell Henley and Ian Poulter , who defied winds gusting to 25mph to card one-under 69s for a one-stroke lead over former US PGA victor Jason Dufner with the likes of Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson lurking on one-over after grinding out 71s.

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  • LIVESTREAMING: Russia 2-0 Saudi Arabia
LIVESTREAMING: Russia 2-0 Saudi Arabia

For a long time Muscovites will remember how on Jun 14 they awoke to perfectly clear and cool conditions, then went to bed having witnessed their team's ideal start to the tournament in a thumping 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia. It got even better for the Russians, as the fifth goal came when Aleksandr Golovin curled in a stunning free-kick for a fantas...

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  • Ronaldo: Salah deserves to win Ballon d'Or
Ronaldo: Salah deserves to win Ballon d'Or

Both campaigns ended with a UEFA Champions League title for Real, and Ronaldo played a key role in both trophies, scoring a combined total of 27 goals in Europe's premier competition over the two seasons. "The Egyptian is one of them". Spain and Portugal will meet on Friday in the city of Sochi, where they will be the star of Group B of t...

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  • Warriors playing the opposite of hardball with Kevin Durant
Warriors playing the opposite of hardball with Kevin Durant

Durant's business partner, Rich Kleiman, is skeptical. In recent comments, Durant said he feels like a ideal fit - not only on his team, but also in the Bay Area in general. "Especially if I continue to approach the game the right way every day like I've been doing, hell yeah. This place gives me that", Durant said. So many groups of people prob...

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  • Manchester United to offer Pogba, cash to Real Madrid for Cristiano Ronaldo
Manchester United to offer Pogba, cash to Real Madrid for Cristiano Ronaldo

TeamTalk are citing a report from AS that claims Ronaldo has chose to leave Madrid after they refused to meet his salary demands following talks over yet another contract extension. Debate regarding which of the two eternal rivals can be considered the best has raged for over a decade now, with high-profile figures from the sporting world and be...

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  • Simona Halep wins first Grand Slam at French Open
Simona Halep wins first Grand Slam at French Open

After breaking Stephens to even the match at one set apiece, she jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the final set. "So, I lost three times until now and no one died, so it will be OK, " said Halep when asked about her previous major finals . I just tried not to repeat the past year [Halep lost the 2017 French Open final ]. After consoling Step...

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  • Justify wins Belmont Stakes, captures esteemed Triple Crown
Justify wins Belmont Stakes, captures esteemed Triple Crown

The crowd of roughly 90,000 fans and bettors streamed into Belmont Park . Sometimes it's simple in sports. Justify , the first to win the Triple Crown after not having raced as a 2-year-old, owned Belmont from the moment he arrived on Wednesday.

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  • Twitter chuckles about ‘Russian interference’ after historic win of Ovechkin’s Capitals
Twitter chuckles about ‘Russian interference’ after historic win of Ovechkin’s Capitals

It's been 26 years since a major Washington professional sports franchise has won a championship. After racking up 24 individual honours - including three Hart trophies and three Ted Lindsay Awards - during one of hockey's greatest careers, Ovechkin has tasted the ultimate team honour.

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  • Kevin Durant Stares Down Hecklers Who Said His Alma Mater Was 'Butt'
Kevin Durant Stares Down Hecklers Who Said His Alma Mater Was 'Butt'

But James - tagged as the greatest player of his generation - let everyone knew that yes, they were similar, but not exactly the same. One could imagine a world where James slots in right next to Green on the floor, and dips into his usage both as a playmaker and a defensive force flying all over the court.

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  • Portugal 3-0 Algeria
Portugal 3-0 Algeria

Portugal worldwide football team could have a new star in the making with Cristiano Ronaldo's eldest son, Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., nicknamed Cristianinho, impressing with his skills after the warm-up game between Portugal and Algeria ahead of the start of the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

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  • WheelsUp to sponsor Justify, Mike Smith for Belmont Stakes
WheelsUp to sponsor Justify, Mike Smith for Belmont Stakes

In addition to the post positions, the morning-line odds also were assigned, with Justify made the overwhelming favorite at 4-5. "After the Derby we didn't know what we were going to do with him, but he's just trained so well and he's had some good breezes since the Derby".

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  • Gareth Southgate and Marcus Rashford react to Costa Rica win
Gareth Southgate and Marcus Rashford react to Costa Rica win

You either select players, or you choose your system and pick the best people to fit into it. "He's a Man United player so he got booed at the start but cheered off at the end so that tells you about his performance, so we're really pleased for him".

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  • Nadal loses first French Open set for three years
Nadal loses first French Open set for three years

World number one Nadal lost his first set at Roland Garros in three years, and when bad weather first interrupted the match the 10-time champion was in serious trouble with Schwartzman up a break in the second. Nadal then fought back to lead the second set 5-3, before heavy rain brought a halt to the last-eight encounter on Court Philippe Chat...

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  • Stephens, Keys to reprise US Open final in French Open semis
Stephens, Keys to reprise US Open final in French Open semis

The victor will face either Garbine Muguruza or top-seeded Simona Halep in the final. The Romanian broke at the start of the second set and then held for 6-3 as Kerber dropped her serve again in the ninth game. Halep is aware she can not afford another poor start on Thursday against 24-year-old Muguruza who has been tested just once in Paris an...

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  • Fred to Manchester United: Where will midfielder fit in?
Fred to Manchester United: Where will midfielder fit in?

The 25-year-old is part of the heavily fancied Selecao squad and will hope to get on the pitch as much as possible in Russian Federation. He will become the fourth Brazilian midfielder to play for Manchester United , following Kleberson, Anderson and Rodrigo Possebon.

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  • Steve Kerr blasts Donald Trump, praises Kevin Durant for display of patriotism
Steve Kerr blasts Donald Trump, praises Kevin Durant for display of patriotism

George Hill was the hottest Cav in the first half and that was due to James getting him the ball. "I know no matter who wins this series, no one wants to go anyway". The Warriors claimed the Game 1 in an overtime for a 124-114 win last Thursday night, thanks to a combined 79 points from Hamptons Five members Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant and...

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  • Curry, Durant find 'good balance' in NBA Finals
Curry, Durant find 'good balance' in NBA Finals

The Cavs' lead dwindled when they went to their bench, but Cleveland looked in its zone holding a 58-49 lead with the second-quarter clock winding down. Curry went 3-for-16 shooting for 11 points, but knocked down a couple shots late in the game when it mattered most. LeBron James has 14 points, nine assists and six rebounds, and he's getting mo...

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  • Dimitrov To Step Away From Tennis After French Open Exit
Dimitrov To Step Away From Tennis After French Open Exit

Still yet to drop a set in her five matches at Roland-Garros this year, the 23-year-old responded magnificently after a break left her two games adrift in the opening set, which she won via tiebreak after missing two set points. I mean, he was better player in the third set, for example, and it was supposed to go his way. he was serving for it. He ...

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  • Stephen Curry breaks NBA record for treys in NBA Finals
Stephen Curry breaks NBA record for treys in NBA Finals

But it was Stephen Curry who stole the show with an NBA Finals record nine three-pointers made. They have won two titles in which the guy who is the face of the franchise hasn't been at his best in the Finals . Not that that has made him any less beloved here. Curry has always used his platform to point people to Jesus. Warriors fans are so ...

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  • Kyrie Irving missed Game 7 due to deviated septum surgery
Kyrie Irving missed Game 7 due to deviated septum surgery

And how great Gordon was previous year on a 51-win team? I understand people have short memories, but I certainly don't. "I've been here four years". Ainge said the team is willing to pay the luxury tax if that's what it takes to build a contender.

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  • Warriors vs. Cavaliers, Game 2
Warriors vs. Cavaliers, Game 2

Curry's tally is now up to 370 3-pointers, surpassing James' 369. Smith admitted Saturday that he may not have been clear about the score in the final seconds of Game 1. He finished with eight assists and seven rebounds. JaVale McGee , who started, scored 12 points and didn't miss a shot from the floor. We beat Houston on the road in Game 1 an...

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  • Argentine leads race to replace Zidane at Real Madrid
Argentine leads race to replace Zidane at Real Madrid

The Frenchman took over a divided dressing room after the sacking of Rafael Benitez in January, 2016 and immediately set about uniting the squad. Arsene Wenger has revealed he turned down Real Madrid on multiple occasions and says he wants to be "tested" in his next role.

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  • Salman Khan's brother allegedly involved in IPL betting scam
Salman Khan's brother allegedly involved in IPL betting scam

Media reports said Arbaaz´s name surfaced in an investigation into high-profile bookie Sonu Jalan, who is said to run an worldwide gambling operation stretching from India to the Middle East. Police further revealed Jalan had organised a bookie meeting in Dubai. "During investigation, it was found that Khan was being threatened by Jalan as he had l...

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  • Tom Cairney goal takes Fulham back to the Premier League
Tom Cairney goal takes Fulham back to the Premier League

The promised land is only one sport away. Ahmed Elmohamady thanked the fans for all their support throughout the season, and promised them Aston Villa will do everything they can to get back to the Premier League next season. Steve Bruce's side were unable to show off their financial power this season due also to Financial Fair Play rules....

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  • French Open 2018: Super-mom Serena Williams ready to do it all
French Open 2018: Super-mom Serena Williams ready to do it all

The 36-year-old tennis champion, who played her first tennis match since giving birth last September on Tuesday, has revealed the challenges she has faced as a first-time mother. Serena Williams and Ashleigh Barty meet in the second round of the 2018 tennis French Open. But just as the half-full crowd enjoying the late evening sunshine...

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  • Browns Defensive Back Makes Absurd Gamble on NBA Finals
Browns Defensive Back Makes Absurd Gamble on NBA Finals

He responded to one skeptic by saying he would " 100 percent " deliver on his pledge. As of this posting, Randall now owes 163,000 people a jersey if the Cavaliers win the NBA Finals . And I mean, I'm actually excited about it because just to know that the fan base is like this. For those that have faith in LeBron James and the underdog Cava...

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  • Serena Williams Slams Body-Shamers for Muscles
Serena Williams Slams Body-Shamers for Muscles

Just nine months ago, Williams became a mom of a precious baby girl so to see her back on the court so soon is definitely inspiring to many. And now the fashion-forward healthy-living mogul just launched a line of mood-boosting apparel created to help other women dress their way to confidence too.

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  • Mobile Web - Sports - LeBron James' 35 help Cavs reach finals
Mobile Web - Sports - LeBron James' 35 help Cavs reach finals

However, unless the Cavs can spring a major surprise and defeat the Warriors , LeBron could end up losing his sixth NBA Finals and his third in the last four years. Cleveland fought back in a low scoring affair 87-79 after trailing by four in a lacklustre first half, but it was James' efforts which yet again carried the Cavaliers to their ...

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  • Spain right-back Dani Carvajal fit for World Cup
Spain right-back Dani Carvajal fit for World Cup

The Champions League final is LIVE on talkSPORT on Saturday, and you can find out how to follow all the action from the Olimpiyskiy Stadium HERE . Bale replaced Isco on the hour and connected with an outrageous acrobatic effort on 64 minutes to put Real back in front.

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  • Egypt’s Salah out for up to four weeks, says Liverpool physiotherapist
Egypt’s Salah out for up to four weeks, says Liverpool physiotherapist

The European Judo Union has criticised Sergio Ramos's tackle on Mohamed Salah in the Champions League final , insisting that such a takedown would not be allowed in their sport . Egyptian minister of sports, Khaled Abdel-Azizi, said on Sunday that Salah needs two weeks to fully recover from his injury, which means he can play in the 2018 World...

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  • Golden Knights last ones standing after Wild West shootout
Golden Knights last ones standing after Wild West shootout

Wilson put the Capitals back in front, 4-3, at 1:10 of the third period when he redirected a shot by Alex Ovechkin past Fleury, who lost sight of the puck after it went between his pads and then knocked it in with the back of his left skate.

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  • Shakhtar's Fred to move to Manchester United for Euro 50 mln
Shakhtar's Fred to move to Manchester United for Euro 50 mln

Former Arsenal midfielder Gilberto Silva is now working as Fred's agent and he has confirmed that a move to England is appealing to his client. Meanwhile, Barcelona defender, Samuel Umtiti, who has attracted interest from Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho this summer, has revealed that he is not anywhere close to signing an extensi...

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  • 'Age just a number' for Dhoni's 30-something IPL champs
'Age just a number' for Dhoni's 30-something IPL champs

He was seventh on the list of batsmen with most sixes in the competition this year. Australian Shane Watson has hit a belligerent unbeaten century as Chennai Super Kings won their third Indian Premier League title with a thumping eight-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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