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by | June 14, 2018 | 15:05

We have to be mature. We can not change anything in two days. "We have an obligation to do it". For the first time since 2006, there are more players from Madrid in a Spanish squad for a major tournament, with a six-strong Real contingent and just Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba and Sergio Busquets from Barca.

by | June 13, 2018 | 20:30

He finished bogey-free on the day and one shot back of his personal best on Tour, a 9-under 61 at the Wyndham Championship in 2015. "It's going to feel a little different than the typical Sunday round of golf, but I'm excited for it", Putnam said.

by | June 13, 2018 | 20:33

The former Roma star is fighting to be fit for Egypt's 2018 World Cup opener against Uruguay . While Salah has talked up his hopes of starting against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg, Ehab Lehita, the Egyptian FA's managing director, said: "We're keeping an eye on the situation day by day".

by | June 13, 2018 | 19:31

This was the first World Cup vote since 2010, when two hosts were named and afterwards investigators from the U.S. and Switzerland unveiled corruption on an unprecedented scale. It's already been confirmed that Toronto will host four out of ten games, and Edmonton and Montreal will each host three. The Football Association has not hosted the tournament since 1966, having failed in bids for 1990, 2006 and 2018.

by | June 13, 2018 | 19:28

Costa Rica, meanwhile, were the surprise package four years ago, taking seven points from Italy, Uruguay and England, before losing in a penalty shootout to the Netherlands in the quarter finals. Few players have the weight of an expectant nation on their shoulders like Neymar . Sunday's goal was a superb effort, the former Barcelona man controlling Willian's chipped pass on his thigh just inside the box and then leaving Austrian defender Aleksandar Dragovic on the floor with some ...

by | June 13, 2018 | 19:26

But at the Italian Open, Thiem picked up his second win against the great man, blitzing him in the quarterfinals 6-4 6-3. Nadal becomes the second player in tennis history to win 11 singles titles at any Grand Slam tournament after Margaret Court, who claimed 11 Australian Open titles.

by | June 13, 2018 | 19:16

Now, it's Justify . The horse, ridden by jockey Mike Smith is a ideal 6 for 6 in his racing career. Should he win, he will be only the second undefeated horse to complete the triple crown, joining Seattle Slew (1977). When Justify ran the first quarter-mile in:23.37, Gronkowski was 14 3/4 lengths behind the leader and eight lengths behind Free Drop Billy , who raced ninth in the 10-horse field.

by | June 13, 2018 | 19:02

Canada, Mexico and the US will host the 2026 World Cup after being awarded the tournament by the Federation Internationale de Football Association committee in Moscow today. The United States, Canada and Mexico were expected to qualify automatically for the tournament as has been the tradition for all World Cup host nations.

by | June 12, 2018 | 03:23

Woods will begin his quest for a fourth US Open title at 1.47pm local time at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, New York . Mr. Eng was greeted by USGA Managing Director of U.S. The Spieth, McIlroy, Mickelson threesome will be immediately preceded by a group of Masters champions, the current titleholder Patrick Reed and Zach Johnson and Charl Schwartzel.

by | June 11, 2018 | 13:28

A friend of Ratcliffe even mentioned that spending £2bn to purchase Chelsea would be a "drop in the ocean" for the owner of Swiss club FC Lausanne-Sport. It comes as Mr Abramovich, 51, struggles to renew his United Kingdom visa in the wake of Theresa May's crackdown on rich Russians living in Britain after the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury.

by | June 11, 2018 | 12:48

From the number of red flags with the prancing pony logo, the Italian squad remains the clear favourite in the grandstands. It was the German's third win of the season and second in Canada, the first coming in 2013 with Red Bull . Six cars can win races. The Briton has won the last three on the track that seems to suit the Mercedes auto with its heavy braking after long straightaways and tight chicanes.

by | June 11, 2018 | 10:55

Ivorian worldwide midfielder Toure had told France Football magazine earlier this week that he had questioned whether his skin "colour" had contributed to him being little used by Guardiola during City's record-breaking run to the Premier League title last season.

by | June 11, 2018 | 10:46

In coming weeks, Golden State will extend head coach Steve Kerr's contract past next season. Now Durant says he needs to hammer out only the final details on a rich deal to remain with the Warriors. His next destination is undetermined, but all indications are that his second stint for his local team has run its course. It's unclear if they can move forward together.

by | June 11, 2018 | 07:48

The Spaniard got early breaks in the second and third set, to keep a battling, but baffled, Thiem at bay. Thiem beat Nadal on clay twice, including last month in Madrid that ended Nadal's 21-match winning streak on clay and his streak of 50 straight sets won on his favorite surface.

by | June 11, 2018 | 01:59

Nabil Fekir is "optimistic" he will be able to complete a move from Lyon to Liverpool this summer and has had his medical ahead of the transfer, according to President of the French Football Federation Noel Le Graet . Lyon posted messages on social networking site Twitter making it clear that no deal has been agreed with with the Reds over the 24-year-old, who can also operate as a forward.

by | June 11, 2018 | 01:00

At one point, it looked like we might have had a battle for the lead as Bottas cut the deficit to Vettel. It was his second Canadian GP win after 2013, when he drove for Red Bull Renault . Ferrari have not won the drivers' championship since 2007 when it was Kimi Räikkönen who claimed the title for them and after Vettel's previous victories in Australia and Bahrain, this result gives great impetus to their attempt to end the drought.

by | June 10, 2018 | 05:34

Egypt boss Hector Cuper recently suggested that Salah could be fit for their World Cup opener against Uruguay on June 15. I wish Salah the best and hope he returns. But speaking prior to the team's departure for Russia , Salah spoke positively of his chances of lining up in Yekaterinburg. "Saudi Arabia and hosts Russian Federation are the other teams in Egypt's group.

by | June 10, 2018 | 04:59

A horse with another National Football League connection, Gronkowski - named after Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski , who was in attendance - finished second. The son of Scat Daddy had earned 100 points in the Santa Anita Derby, more than enough to advance to the Kentucky Derby . That could be a bit of a challenge for Justify and Bravazo, both of whom raced well in the mud; but it could mean good things for horses like Free Drop Billy and Noble Indy, who didn't.

by | June 10, 2018 | 03:41

However, he wanted to get a feel for the softest tyre before the decisive Q3 session, but had to abandon the lap when he caught a train of four slow cars on the long straight before the final chicane. "The numbers are just in theory, but there would have been gains", Bottas said. While the strategy will give Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas fewer laps to become accustomed to the the hyper-soft ahead of their qualifying laps, it gave the team more super-soft and ultra-soft tyres to test ...

by | June 10, 2018 | 03:13

It was the 24-year-old Austrian's third consecutive appearance in the final four at Roland Garros , after losses to eventual champions Djokovic in 2016 and Nadal in 2017. "I don't feel the pressure now in semifinals", Nadal said. I'm sticking to my guns in saying the world's second-best clay courter is a 36-year-old Swiss who opted not to play in this event, but Thiem's run to the final has cemented his status as the second-best clay court player who competed here.

by | June 10, 2018 | 02:42

Despite yet another season in which Ronaldo won the Champions League with Real, rumours of the forward's potential exit from the club have surfaced once again. But which team at this summer's World Cup , which starts on Thursday in Moscow, is worth the most money in the market? De Gea is no stranger to reports linking him with a move to Real Madrid after he came close to signing for the Spanish side back in the summer of 2015, before the deal fell through due to paperwork issues.

by | June 10, 2018 | 01:00

Windhorst pointed to James' unwillingness to shoot from distance later in the series as evidence of how his hand injury affected his play. For the entire postseason, James shot 34% on over five attempts per game. "I thought that's what our group of guys did in this series". After eight straight trips to the National Basketball Association finals (with three victories), greener pastures may appeal, particularly if the Cavs can't do much to upgrade the talent on their roster.

by | June 10, 2018 | 00:50

Overcoming obstacles all season long, the Warriors were not going to be denied and won the fourth straight finals matchup against Cleveland easily. This was not the ending he nor the Cavs' fans deserved, not after the finest four years this organization will ever enjoy, courtesy of him. We can't get enough of this feeling.

by | June 10, 2018 | 00:49

Garbine Muguruza's big strokes overwhelmed Maria Sharapova right from the start. After losing her first three major finals, Halep defeated Sloane Stephens , 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, on Saturday to win the French Open and join the ranks of top players who persevered before they gained a Grand Slam singles title.

by | June 10, 2018 | 00:30

Navas was Costa Rica's hero of an incredible run to the World Cup quarter-finals four years ago in Brazil , helping to knock England out of the group stages on the way. Neither are truly favourites to start any game at the World Cup for England given the club form of Harry Kane , Dele Alli and Raheem Sterling .

by | June 10, 2018 | 00:27

When will the Simona Halep vs Sloane Stephens French Open women's singles final be played? "I wish in the future to play more finals here, because it's a really lovely tournament and it is my favorite one". Stephens picked up from where she left off in the second by breaking in a fantastic opening game. For sure he is beatable, but you have to have the level, and Dominic has the level and you have to play the ideal match and the most important thing is you can't miss the occasions that ...

by | June 09, 2018 | 23:12

Lanzini fights for the ball with a sparring during a training session as part of the preparation for the Fifa World Cup Russia at training Camp on May 16, 2018 in Buenos Aires. Sampaoli has until 15:00 CEST on June 15, 24 hours before Argentina's opening game against Iceland in Moscow, to call up a replacement for the West Ham favourite.

by | June 09, 2018 | 22:01

It's the best league with the best players, but I do not want to exclude anything. Stoke indeed got relegated and Shaqiri is desperate to move not wanting to play in the Championship, the second tier of English football. The 26-year old, once one of Europe's most exciting young talents, finished with 8 league goals in 2017-2018 as Stoke went down after 10 consecutive EPL seasons.

by | June 09, 2018 | 21:46

James must tell the Cleveland Cavaliers if he wants to leave the team during the final year of his contract before midnight on June 29. Golden State suffered a rash of injuries, seeing all four of their all-stars miss at least nine games, led by Curry sitting for 37 - including six playoff games.

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:38

Game 3 of this series will probably be remembered by how the Cavaliers, even with Curry missing 13 of his first 14 shots, dominated stretches of the first half and went into the locker room only up by six. But that was a huge shot. "I just took the shot". "But at the same time I knew the game wasn't over". "Like it was just high emotion". "We've got to take care of home", he said.

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:30

The 19-year-old has enjoyed an impressive breakthrough season and was a surprise inclusion in Gareth Southgate's 23-man World Cup squad. BBC say 4%, but should it be higher? The link-up play between Loftus-Cheek and Rashford on England's right-hand side, causing problems for Costa Rica's defence with the pair constantly fouled as they formed most of the attack - Loftus-Cheek was fouled more than any other player (five) and also completed 100% of his 34 passes.

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:26

It feels good to play well, but at the same time we need to get the one game two days from now". Durant, for his part, could be well on his way to adding another Finals MVP trophy, as he's averaged team bests of 31.7 points and 10.3 rebounds per game through three games.

by | June 08, 2018 | 09:12

It had been reported that the Frenchman would complete his move to Anfield before the tournament kicks off in Russian Federation, but Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas today (Thursday) said that it was far from a done deal. Liverpool have already signed Fabinho from Monaco for £43.7m this summer, while Naby Keita is also arriving after a deal was agreed with RB Leipzig last summer.

by | June 08, 2018 | 08:56

Said no matter who wins this series neither team will go. "The way we handled things a year ago. we'll stay consistent with that". But it's good that guys are sticking to what they believe in and what they want to do. "Because I think the championship - winning a Super Bowl or winning a Stanley Cup or winning a World Series or winning an NBA championship or national championship - is way bigger than getting invited to the White House, especially with him in there, in my opinion ".

by | June 08, 2018 | 08:12

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson speaks to the media before practice at the NFL football team's facility, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 , in Philadelphia . "I will be there at 3:00 p.m. with the United States Marine Band and the United States Army Chorus to celebrate America". In the National Basketball Association, both the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors have already rejected a White House celebration, however their championship matchup turns out.