Peru forward Farfan sent to hospital ahead of Socceroos showdown

With only a single point earned in a tie with Denmark, Australia needs a win on Tuesday to have a chance to progress, but they'll also need Denmark to lose against France in their final game. If France win and Australia can beat Peru with a suf... More..

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Ben Simmons named National Basketball Association rookie of the year amid controversy over status
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Ben Simmons named National Basketball Association rookie of the year amid controversy over status

Mitchell has also been vocal in calling for Simmons, who was injured the entire 2016/17 season, to not be classed as a rookie because he benefited from being with the 76ers for that first year after being draft...More..

World Cup Group A match report Uruguay v Russian Federation 25 June 2018
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

World Cup Group A match report Uruguay v Russian Federation 25 June 2018

The hosts' hopes were then finished off by Igor Smolnikov picking up two yellow cards in rapid succession. Sitting safely on their seventh successive clean sheet, Uruguay pushed for a third late on but Ca...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

VAR leads to record World Cup penalty count

That could have proved costly when Iran scored a late and hugely controversial penalty. He answered his critics in Portugal's clash with Spain , by scoring a stunning free-kick to make it 3-3 on the nigh...More..

David de Gea's problems with Spain resurface in draw with Morocco
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

David de Gea's problems with Spain resurface in draw with Morocco

Spain faced Morocco at the Kaliningrad Stadium, with Fernando Hierro's men knowing only a complex set of permutations would prevent them breezing into the last 16. Morocco coach Herve Renard Sunday said...More..

No mercy for misfiring Messi, says Nigeria coach
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

No mercy for misfiring Messi, says Nigeria coach

To advance to the knockout stage, the Albiceleste must beat Nigeria and hope Iceland does not defeat Croatia in the other remaining Group D game on Tuesday. Messi will touch the ball a lot more. We...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

France look to continue winning run against Denmark

Denmark would qualify regardless of how they fare against France if Australia fail to beat Peru in the other Group C match in Sochi. Follow all the action with Sportsmail's TOM FARMERY ahead of kick-off at 3p...More..

Liverpool make
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Liverpool make "formal offer of €180 million" for Real Madrid star

Real Madrid's interest in the Lyon captain was there even when the Ligue 1 giants were in negotiations to sell the player to Liverpool earlier this month. Despite interest from European Champions Real Mad...More..

Russian Federation 2018 breaks World Cup penalties record
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Russian Federation 2018 breaks World Cup penalties record

Iran has never been past the group stage at the World Cup, but a win over Portugal on Monday would vault the nation into its first knockout stage round. Spain bounds ahead of Portugal thanks to Iran's e...More..

Ronaldo quiets Iran fans down from hotel room before Portugal match
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Ronaldo quiets Iran fans down from hotel room before Portugal match

In so doing, he has matched a new set of records, as Squawka pointed out. The European champions held on to advance to the round of 16 from Group B behind Spain but would now have to take on a much toughe...More..

Serena Williams: Wimbledon seeding decision by All England Club on Tuesday
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Serena Williams: Wimbledon seeding decision by All England Club on Tuesday

She made her Grand Slam comeback at the French Open, where she won her first three matches before pulling out of her fourth-round clash against Maria Sharapova due to pectoral injury. Sloane Stephens' record ...More..

Cristiano Ronaldo Reacts to Iranian Fans outside Portugal's Hotel
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo Reacts to Iranian Fans outside Portugal's Hotel

If Switzerland lose by one goal and Serbia draw , second place will be decided by goals scored. Making his World Cup debut at the age of 34, Quaresma played a one-two with Adrien Silva to cut in from t...More..

Carlos Queiroz fumes after Cristiano Ronaldo was not sent off against Iran
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Carlos Queiroz fumes after Cristiano Ronaldo was not sent off against Iran

Just as Portugal manager Fernando Santos was preparing his half time team talk, Ricardo Quaresma produced a moment of magic in the last minute of the half to send the European champions in with a lead at ...More..

'Furious And Upset' Maradona Calls For Meeting With Argentina Players
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

'Furious And Upset' Maradona Calls For Meeting With Argentina Players

Argentina's coach Jorge Sampaoli and player Lionel Messi during training. I would like to speak with you and tell you that you are not to blame for anything. Should Iceland and Argentina both win their...More..

Dick's Sporting Goods May Have Just Accidentally Revealed LeBron's Free Agency Plans
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Dick's Sporting Goods May Have Just Accidentally Revealed LeBron's Free Agency Plans

If he declines the option, he will be an unrestricted free agent . "George may be third but looms as the likeliest sidekick for James with the fewest issues ... James could try to arrange a situation where h...More..

Nervy Spain snatch late 2-2 draw with Morocco to top group
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Nervy Spain snatch late 2-2 draw with Morocco to top group

Many rejoiced in what they saw as a large slice of footballing karma for Ramos. With the match seemingly headed for a draw, Youssef En-Nesyri rose highest in the 81st minute to power a header past a helpless ...More..

James Harden wins first career NBA MVP Award
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

James Harden wins first career NBA MVP Award

Houston's James Harden took home the big daddy of all trophies when he was named the league's MVP. In addition to the awards however, there was also a guest appearance from Travis Scott , who graced the st...More..

Argentina fans filmed fighting at World Cup detained by Russian police
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Argentina fans filmed fighting at World Cup detained by Russian police

Messi made the revelation while celebrating his 31st birthday on Sunday, June 24 ahead of Argentina's crucial tie against Nigeria . Argentina played out a disappointing 1-1 draw with Iceland in their o...More..

'Bring on Belgium' - England win has former players buzzing
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

'Bring on Belgium' - England win has former players buzzing

Kane netted a hat-trick as England recorded their highest-ever World Cup goals tally - and biggest-ever World Cup winning margin - in a rout against debutants Panama to book their spot in the last 16 in Ru...More..

The political meaning behind Shaqiri's celebration against Serbia
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The political meaning behind Shaqiri's celebration against Serbia

Born in Kosovo , Shaqiri and his family fled to Switzerland during their home nation's war with Serbia in the late 1990s, and while Kosovo have since gained independence and become a FIFA-recognised nati...More..

Roger Federer advances to semifinals of Gerry Weber Open
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Roger Federer advances to semifinals of Gerry Weber Open

Federer has won all his seven previous matches against Bautista Agut and holds a 2-0 head-to-head advantage over Coric. I already felt that throughout the whole week. In front of a packed crowd under the roof i...More..

Rampant Mexico see off South Korea to close on last 16
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Rampant Mexico see off South Korea to close on last 16

The Swedish Football Association called the abuse directed at Durmaz "unpleasant and very upsetting", and said it had reported it to police. The abuse was met with outrage from observers and Durmaz's fans. "B...More..

Argentina's Javier Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Jorge Sampaoli
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Argentina's Javier Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Jorge Sampaoli

According to the Daily Mail , the striker - who has had an underwhelming start to his World Cup campaign - will be sacrificed as Argentina switch to a 4-3-3 formation on their players' request. Argentinia...More..

McLaren Open To Ricciardo Move, Red Bull Want Australian To Stay
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

McLaren Open To Ricciardo Move, Red Bull Want Australian To Stay

Max Verstappen insists he has no concerns about Red Bull's decision to join forces with Honda in Formula One next season. Although Honda's move to supply Red Bull for 2019 and 2020 has given the Milton K...More..

Ronaldo misses penalty as Portugal are held by Iran
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Ronaldo misses penalty as Portugal are held by Iran

In a wild scenario, Portugal could lose today and still go through if Spain , which plays Morocco, loses by a wider margin. This was Queresma's first start at the World Cup and he made his mark. "Not even in...More..

Mascherano Plays Down Rumors Of Sampaoli Rift
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Mascherano Plays Down Rumors Of Sampaoli Rift

The Barca skipper has come under fire in Russian Federation, where the Jorge Sampaoli coached outfit is in danger of making a group-stage exit after drawing 1-1 with Iceland and losing 3-0 to Croatia. There's...More..

Federation Internationale de Football Association open inquiry into Switzerland captain, Serbia coach
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Federation Internationale de Football Association open inquiry into Switzerland captain, Serbia coach

Lichtsteiner also made the gesture during the match. With Serbia leading 1-0 courtesy of an Aleksandar Mitrovi's fifth-minute goal, Granit Shaka drew Switzerland level via a thunderous volley in the 51st mi...More..

South Korea need win against Mexico
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

South Korea need win against Mexico

If Germany fails to win, Mexico locks up a spot in the round of 16. The South Koreans had chances of their own through star striker Son Heung-min, but the Tottenham man was wasteful on several occasions - o...More..

Brazil win but old questions of mental focus persist
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Brazil win but old questions of mental focus persist

The Brazilians looked to be heading for a second frustrating draw in a row before Barcelona forward Coutinho poked the ball through Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas' legs in the 91st minute. Brazil were listl...More..

Egypt - World Cup - 25 June 2018
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Egypt - World Cup - 25 June 2018

Saudi Arabia lost 5-0 in the opening game to Russian Federation but improved their game very much after losing only 1-0 to Uruguay. Divided by the Red Sea, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are two neighbors sepa...More..

Costa Rica fans descend on Saint Petersburg
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Costa Rica fans descend on Saint Petersburg

VAR revealed Neymar to be a "diver" on Friday as the Brazil star had a penalty taken off him in his side's win against Costa Riva. After a draw in their first game, Brazil were up against Costa Rica and...More..

Ronaldo Better Than Messi In Normal Team - Simeone
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Ronaldo Better Than Messi In Normal Team - Simeone

We have five or four players who are on yellow cards... "Messi is very good but he is very good because he is accompanied by extraordinary players", Simeone said. St. Petersburg, Russia, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina...More..

Hafeez, Junaid return in Pak ODI squad against Zimbabwe
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Hafeez, Junaid return in Pak ODI squad against Zimbabwe

Selectors have recalled Mohammad Hafeez to the Pakistan squad for a tour of Zimbabwe where the team plays a T20 global series also involving Australia and a 5-match ODI series with the hosts. "Babar Azam wa...More..

Jordan Spieth talks on poor 2nd round at Travelers Championship
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Jordan Spieth talks on poor 2nd round at Travelers Championship

Both shot 7-under 63. Spieth led after every round past year in his first visit to TPC River Highlands, and a shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to match Zach Johnson for the first-round lead. But he was beaming f...More..

Lionel Messi: Barcelona star told to be more like Cristiano Ronaldo
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Lionel Messi: Barcelona star told to be more like Cristiano Ronaldo

They will need a win over Nigeria on Tuesday to stand a chance of progressing into the last-16. Sampaoli is reported to have met with the Argentine FA President Caludio Tapa, who has given the coach his backi...More..