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Sports Egypt's Cuper may live to regret Salah omission
Author: 0 Egypt's Cuper may live to regret Salah omission

Egypt's World Cup hopes and ambitions aside, seeing Salah return to full fitness is brilliant news and means that Jürgen Klopp can rest easy and not worry about his star player. A video clip showed a cake coated in the colors of the Egyptian and Chechnya flags sitting on a table in the team's hotel lobby in the Chechen capital of Grozny, the Pharaohs' base.

Sports List of players reportedly invited to NBA Draft green room
Author: 0 List of players reportedly invited to NBA Draft green room

The one-and-done prospect had a back injury steal away his only year at Missouri , but he was at one point the No. 1 ranked prospect coming out of high school. Porter ceased all basketball activity after the season, focusing his efforts on rehab, sources told ESPN, after losing strength in his left leg in particular due to the injury.

Sports Federer wins 98th ATP title ahead of world number one return
Author: 0 Federer wins 98th ATP title ahead of world number one return

The 36-year-old will need to defend his title at Halle to maintain his No. 1 spot ahead of Wimbledon. Federer was pushed all the way by the fourth-seeded Kyrgios, who fired down 23 aces in another battling performance at the German grasscourt tournament.

Sports Jedinak admits VAR 'frustration' but Australia have moved on
Author: 0 Jedinak admits VAR 'frustration' but Australia have moved on

Antoine Griezmann scored the opener from the penalty spot after that VAR decision, before Mile Jedinak equalized for Australia following a weird handball from Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti . Defender Aziz Behich challenged Pogba just inside the box only to see the Manchester United man's effort loop over Ryan and narrowly cross the line having bounced down off the underside of the crossbar, with the goal confirmed by goal-line technology.

Author: 0 Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in Moscow

Police have arrested the driver, who is from Kirguistan, despite his attempts to flee. One injured woman was in serious but not critical condition, according to Interfax, citing a medical source. Authorities say taxi driver is in custody after crashing into crowd in Moscow as Russian Federation hosts the World Cup . A witness said some of the people struck by the taxi were wearing Mexican team colors, Reuters reported.

Author: 0 Mickelson Hits Moving Ball with Putter, Receives Sextuple Bogey

And you take the two shots, and you move on. It's meant to take advantage of the rules as best as you can. "I just finally did". A round that began with fans singing "Happy Birthday" to Mickelson as he walked down the first fairway went off the rails in a very odd way.

Sports Canada to officially host the 2026 FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 Canada to officially host the 2026 FIFA World Cup

Qatar is set to become the first Middle Eastern country to host the World Cup in 2022, despite controversy surrounding its hot summers and infrastructure needs. The final takes place at the 81,000-capacity Luzhniki Stadium on July 15. More than 40 soccer officials and businesses indicted, convicted or pleaded guilty.

Sports Dustin Johnson takes 4-shot lead into weekend at U.S. Open
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson takes 4-shot lead into weekend at U.S. Open

Former Ryder Cup player Oliver Wilson, speaking on BBC Radio 5 live, labelled the incident "comical" and conceded Mickelson was "very lucky" to be handed "the softer option" of the two-shot penalty over potential disqualification. Tiger Woods finished at 10 over par to miss the cut. His four pro victories all have some on the European PGA circuit, including the Abu Dhabi Championship past year and this.

Sports Saudi Arabia players face 'penalty' after disastrous World Cup defeat
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia players face 'penalty' after disastrous World Cup defeat

From a 17-year-old Pele flourishing at the World Cup to James Rodriguez's standout 2014 performance, things get better before, after and during the World Cup for everyone. "We need to recover, try to forget this shameful situation and start thinking about the next match", the Argentine said. "That's why he's with me!" said quick-thinking Australia coach Bert van Marwijk after being handed a radio earpiece by forward Mathew Leckie after the Dutchman had failed to understand a question in ...

Sports Nigeria 0-2 Croatia: Etebo shines as Croats tame Eagles
Author: 0 Nigeria 0-2 Croatia: Etebo shines as Croats tame Eagles

While dominating for long periods, Croatia struggled to penetrate the Nigerian defence and failed repeatedly to find the target with speculative shots from well outside the penalty area. Just after the half-hour mark, Mandzukic, industrious in his hold-up play, chested a Andrej Kramaric cross back to Ante Rebic, whose fizzing shot was blocked.

Sports Gimenez gives Uruguay last-gasp win against Egypt
Author: 0 Gimenez gives Uruguay last-gasp win against Egypt

Mohamed Salah is expected to return from his shoulder injury for Egypt's World Cup clash against hosts Russian Federation on Tuesday. But just when the Group A game seemed destined to end in a stalemate, defender Jose Gimenez rose above Egypt's back line to head home the victor and set up an intriguing match between Egypt and host Russian Federation next week.

Sports Star forward Leonard wants out of San Antonio
Author: 0 Star forward Leonard wants out of San Antonio

Things seemed to get worse, as Leonard played just nine games, then sat out, feeling he wasn't ready to play, despite the Spurs clearing him. A source with the Spurs told ESPN that Leonard hasn't asked them for a trade. The Suns also hold the draft's 16th pick. The Knicks wouldn't have a chance at getting Leonard if they wanted to get him in a trade. As the Lakers prepare an offer for Leonard, they will also have to contend with the reality that San Antonio will be reluctant to send ...

Sports A World Cup in United States is huge win for Fox
Author: 0 A World Cup in United States is huge win for Fox

If, like me, you're not fortunate (or brave) enough to be in Russian Federation, we imagine you'll be planning to spend much of the next four weeks with your eyes glued to the nearest big screen. For example, users will also be able to see match schedules and other updates related to the world cup games. The 2018 World Cup is hosted by Russian Federation and matches are scheduled from June 14 to July 15.

Sports Premier League fixtures 2018-19: Man City visit Arsenal on opening weekend
Author: 0 Premier League fixtures 2018-19: Man City visit Arsenal on opening weekend

Meanwhile, some Spurs supporters were frustrated after discovering that their first home game at their new stadium will not take place until the middle of September. Tottenham make the trip to Tyneside to play Newcastle United , while Chelsea go to Huddersfield and Manchester United host Leicester City . Tottenham's first game at their new White Hart Lane stadium will be against Liverpool on the weekend of September 15 and 16 following the first worldwide break of the season.

Sports Tottenham confirm first game at new stadium vs Liverpool in September
Author: 0 Tottenham confirm first game at new stadium vs Liverpool in September

The match will also be new Arsenal manager Unai Emery's first in English football's top flight. An away trip to Brighton & Hove Albion will round off City's 2018-19 campaign, with the champions also facing Crystal Palace , Tottenham Hotspur , Burnley and Leicester City in their final five games.

Sports Hierro appointed Spain coach after sensational Lopetegui sacking
Author: 0 Hierro appointed Spain coach after sensational Lopetegui sacking

The RFEF have said that the decision was because the negotiations took place "without any information to the RFEF". We only found out just five minutes before [the Real deal was made public] that he was leaving for Madrid . Spain blitzed through qualifying, earning 28 points from a possible 30, and they're the bookies' second favourites to win the tournament in Russian Federation.

Sports People Are Saying There Was Collusion In Justify's Triple Crown Win
Author: 0 People Are Saying There Was Collusion In Justify's Triple Crown Win

The chestnut son of Scat Daddy was greeted by his usual throng of media attention, but remained unfazed in the hands of trainer Bob Baffert's top assistant Jimmy Barnes. All six of his wins have come in 2018, beginning with a maiden victory on February 18th at Santa Anita Park and culminating just shy of 16 weeks later in the Belmont.

Sports No Permission Needed: NCAA Approves New Transfer Rule
Author: 0 No Permission Needed: NCAA Approves New Transfer Rule

Schools would often block permission to conference opponents, rivals or programs that recruited prospects out of high school, which would often force student-athletes to transfer down to junior college before landing at their school of choice.

Sports Denver in running to be a host city
Author: 0 Denver in running to be a host city

Herdman, meanwhile, says hosting the event will be a "game changer" for Canadian soccer . In 2010, the US was a finalist to host the 2020 World Cup but lost to Qatar in a vote that was later discredited - but not reversed - because of widespread corruption in FIFA's ranks.

Sports Robbie Williams promises
Author: 0 Robbie Williams promises "unforgettable" World Cup performance

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in October both Blatter and ex-UEFA head Michel Platini, who was also suspended following an ethics investigation, would be welcome at the World Cup as "old friends" of the Russian president. After so much hard work, suddenly the whole world is gathered in your backyard to celebrate their love for football. Sergey Knyazev, a member of the National Association of Event Organisers, reportedly told pro-Kremlin news channel Life News at the time: "This will ...

Sports This Is How the Warriors Won the 2018 NBA Championship
Author: 0 This Is How the Warriors Won the 2018 NBA Championship

Fresh off winning his third National Basketball Association championship in four years, Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry is wasting no time talking about the team's success. The Warriors NBA championship parade begins Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.in downtown Oakland. Durant signed a below-market, two-year deal worth $51 million last year.

Author: 0 Gronkowski Unlikely Runner-Up in Belmont Stakes

Vino Ross was the second-place horse when the race entered the stretch on Saturday, getting up to Justify's flank. "Grateful to have a horse like this, " Elliott Walden, one of Justify's owners, said after the 3-year-old went wire-to-wire in 2:28.18 to become the second horse in four years to win the Kentucky Derby , Preakness Stakes and Belmont.

Sports Former Raptors coach Dwane Casey reaches five-year deal with Pistons
Author: 0 Former Raptors coach Dwane Casey reaches five-year deal with Pistons

Mr. Casey, who led the Toronto Raptors to 59 wins in the most recently completed season, is a finalist for the NBA's 2018 Coach of the Year Award, which will presented on June 25 at the league's awards dinner in Los Angeles. finals, Casey spoke optimistically of the Pistons' job and potentially working with the Detroit frontcourt stars Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond. MI coach John Beilein was a finalist for the job before withdrawing his name from consideration last week and San Antonio ...

Sports Bill would keep 4 New Jersey casinos in sports betting game
Author: 0 Bill would keep 4 New Jersey casinos in sports betting game

The governor would not signal whether he would sign the bill - or even when he might decide. "Governor Murphy looks forward to closely reviewing the sports-betting legislation that was recently passed by the Legislature", said Murphy spokesman Dan Bryan.

Sports Steve Kerr weighs in on Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James
Author: 0 Steve Kerr weighs in on Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James

A lot of rumors seem to point to LeBron donning the Legendary Purple and Gold of the Lakers. And perhaps more importantly, is the fact that they'll give LeBron free reign to call the shots as a player just as he did in Cleveland. So sitting down and considering everything - my family is a huge part of whatever I've chose to do in my career, and they'll continue to be that. Jalen Rose, for one, believes James should not make his decision based on the team's chance at winning a title next ...

Sports LeBron James' future with Cleveland Cavaliers in doubt after NBA Finals loss
Author: 0 LeBron James' future with Cleveland Cavaliers in doubt after NBA Finals loss

Where LeBron enters next season will likely be determined within the next six weeks. They overcame an 11-point deficit in Game 1 of this year's NBA Finals and rallied from 13 points down to beat the Cavs in Game 3 on Wednesday. James is now 3-6 all time in the Finals. On Friday, he appeared more emotionally spent as opposed to being physically limited. According to Elias, Durant became the fifth player to produce a 20-point triple-double in his team's Finals-clinching victory.

Sports Justify completes Triple Crown dream at Belmont Park
Author: 0 Justify completes Triple Crown dream at Belmont Park

At the time of this writing, Justify stands as a 4-5 favorite in the Belmont. The field included Preakness runner-up Bravazo and third-place finisher Tenfold, along with Derby horses Vino Rosso, Hofburg and Free Drop Billy. "When you are part of it and you see the accomplishments up and down the line, you feel very fulfilled". He was standing so still. "I can't describe the emotions that's going through my body right now".

Sports I'm on the mend, Mohamed Salah tells Egyptian President al-Sisi
Author: 0 I'm on the mend, Mohamed Salah tells Egyptian President al-Sisi

Having been forced off injured during Liverpool's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid , Mohamed Salah feared he was set to miss the World Cup . At the Ulleval stadium in Oslo, Norway, who are not qualified for the World Cup, took a fourth-minute through Joshua King. The defeat was Egypt's final warmup before Russian Federation, while Belgium plays Costa Rica on Monday.

Sports Rashford shines as England cruise past Costa Rica
Author: 0 Rashford shines as England cruise past Costa Rica

Rashford's effervescent display gave his chances of starting England's Group G opener against Tunisia , in Volgograd on Monday 18 June, no harm whatsoever, but he is keeping his feet on the ground and acknowledged there is plenty of competition to be in the starting line-up at the tournament.

Sports Muguruza brushes off Sharapova to reach French Open semi-final
Author: 0 Muguruza brushes off Sharapova to reach French Open semi-final

U.S. Open champion Stephens used her powerful game to full effect to take the first set but then ran out of steam as Romania's Halep completed a memorable victory. She persevered through a battle to hold serve and go up 5-4. Halep's stamina and will to rally from being down a set is something that sets her apart from numerous best players in the world.

Sports Enzo Perez replaces Manuel Lanzini in Argentina squad
Author: 0 Enzo Perez replaces Manuel Lanzini in Argentina squad

As reported by BBC Sport , Lanzini will miss the World Cup after suffering a ruptured anterior knee ligament injury in training. River Plate midfielder Perez has taken his spot in Jorge Sampaoli's 23-man squad, having made three appearances at the last World Cup - he started in the semi-final and the final.

Sports Liverpool agree deal to sign Lyon's Nabil Fekir
Author: 0 Liverpool agree deal to sign Lyon's Nabil Fekir

The France global is expected to undergo a medical today with the deal confirmed shortly afterwards, according to French newspaper L'Equipe. However Liverpool have made significant progress in their pursuit of the Ligue 1 side's captain, who is keen to join the Champions League finalists.

Sports Eagles' Doug Pederson tries to move past the canceled White House celebration
Author: 0 Eagles' Doug Pederson tries to move past the canceled White House celebration

Sitting at his locker during a practice on Wednesday, Jenkins held handwritten cards instead of answering questions from reporters about the Eagles being uninvited by President Donald Trump to the White House Super Bowl ceremony. today. It's over. What you've seen and what you've heard is enough". Curry said the team has been on the same page after his comments previous year and Trump's subsequent revoking of the Warriors' invitation.

Sports Alex Ovechkin: Caps treating every game like it's their last
Author: 0 Alex Ovechkin: Caps treating every game like it's their last

Neal went on to score early in the third period, but at that point, the damage was done. Holtby has limited Vegas to a total of five goals in the past three games. "Put some pressure, hit some posts", Vegas goalie Marc-Andre Fleury said. "What happened was obviously pretty negative", Smith-Pelly said. The desperate Golden Knights outchanced the Capitals by a wide margin but fell apart after James Neal clanked a shot off the post instead of hitting a wide-open net early, and the ...

Sports Zverev rues injury after Thiem ends Paris hopes
Author: 0 Zverev rues injury after Thiem ends Paris hopes

Both players were bidding to reach the last-eight stage at a major for the first time in their careers but it was Zverev, who recorded a 4-6 7-6 (7-4) 2-6 6-3 6-3 win in three hours and 29 minutes. "I knew I'm not going to win the match". It's the best, a five-set match. But marathon woman Caroline Wozniacki - she finished the New York City Marathon in 2014 - trailed Daria Kasatkina 7-6 (7-5) 3-3 when darkness halted proceedings at around 9:20 p.m.

Sports Vegas' Miller breaks nose late in Game 4 rout
Author: 0 Vegas' Miller breaks nose late in Game 4 rout

The Golden Knights wrap up a storybook year, advancing all the way to the final in their first year of existence. Ovechkin is unquestionably headed to the Hall of Fame, and that wouldn't have changed if the Capitals lost this series to the Golden Knights.

Author: 0 Stephens stands in Halep's path

A Grand Slam win in Paris would bring redemption for Halep, who lost in the 2017 French Open final against Jelena Ostapenko after leading by a set and three games. "I will try my best", Halep told the crowd at Court Phillipe Chatrier, "and hopefully I will be better than previous year". "Well, she's number one", she said.

Sports Pubs remove Saudi flag from World Cup bunting after complaint
Author: 0 Pubs remove Saudi flag from World Cup bunting after complaint

Germany holds the current title, winning the final game in 2014. "I think we can say that Russian Federation is 100% ready and the whole world will actually see it when we kick-off on June 14 with Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia in the Luzhniki Stadium", he said.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo makes 'irreversible decision to leave Real Madrid'
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo makes 'irreversible decision to leave Real Madrid'

ET and will be played at Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, as the home fans get to say goodbye to their team before the tournament begins. Portuguese newspaper Record claim Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid this summer. Zinedine Zidane's resignation as Real Madrid coach managed to deactivate the alarms which were sounding at the Santiago Bernabeu offices following the Champions League final.

Sports Kevin Durant Says He's Re-Signing With Warriors
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Says He's Re-Signing With Warriors

That lineup extended a razor-thin one-point lead with 7:34 left in the fourth quarter to cruise for the win . "I mean, it's nearly like playing the [New England] Patriots ", James said. Cleveland also sank a Finals-record 24 3-pointers and shot a franchise postseason record 59.8 percent from the field in Game 4. This one, which ended in a 110-102 win by the Warriors, who now have a 3-0 lead in the series, did not have the drama and the palpably foul taste of a wasted opportunity that ...

Sports Danny Rose's family to skip World Cup over racism fears
Author: 0 Danny Rose's family to skip World Cup over racism fears

As a player I'm ready and I'm backing the team whether I start or not. "It's a very delicate balance to get right". "We'll have to look at that", added Southgate. "I don't want to be worrying, when I'm trying to prepare for games, for my family's safety". "I wasn't aware of the conversation he had had with his family".

Sports Injured Serena withdraws from French Open, Nadal books last eight spot
Author: 0 Injured Serena withdraws from French Open, Nadal books last eight spot

I think it's normal. Every time she steps on the court against Maria, it looks like she is still looking out for a revenge for the 2004 Wimbledon Final defeat. Sharapova, herself making a French Open comeback after missing the last two editions following a doping ban, will face Garbine Muguruza in the last eight.

Sports Argentina's Friendly Game with Israel Sparks Controversy
Author: 0 Argentina's Friendly Game with Israel Sparks Controversy

Argentina canceled a World Cup warmup game against Israel's national soccer team, citing unspecified "threats and provocations" against one of the tournament's star players, the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires said Wednesday. Last month, US President Donald Trump infuriated Palestinians with his recent decision to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , recognising the city as the capital of Israel.