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Real Madrid deny deal to sign Frenchman Kylian Mbappe

Ronaldo hinted after the Champions League triumph against Liverpool in May that his future could lie away from the Bernabeu but this news has still come out...


Sergio Ramos will play 2022 World Cup with white beard

Spain joined Argentina, Portugal and Germany among the big guns to have been eliminated from this World Cup , but Iniesta said he believed the future for the ...


'It's all about business': Nadal blasts Wimbledon shot-clock plan

They are my initials. Federer, who wore a plain white bandana with two small red squares on the side while defeating Serbia's Dusan Lajovic 6-1 6-3 6-4 in t...


Colombia vs England confirmed XIs: James Rodriguez fails late fitness test

The tournament is considered wide open following the elimination of Germany, Spain and Argentina, but Southgate refuses to get carried away with his team's ch...


World Cup last-16 match report Sweden v Switzerland 03 July 2018

This was far from a classic at the Saint Petersburg Stadium and if Colombia or England's players were watching on from Moscow, they could be forgiven for feelin...


Virat Kohli wins toss, chooses to field first

Why not, it's a great league to play in. "I am not surprised with the way Jos has played", he said. "Playing against a good team in their conditions and at ...


Neymar leads Brazil into quarter-finals

For Mexico , the defeat is no doubt a big disappointment for a talented group of players and millions of fans around the country who, after a promising start t...


Neymar believes critics of his Brazil theatrics are trying to 'undermine' him

Neymar , who was given the lowest score by users of the BBC Player Rater , said the Brazilian players "have to learn to suffer". Rafa Marquez made history b...


Did Vladimir Putin phone call inspire Russian Federation to beat Spain?

Spain's Iago Aspas shot down the middle, and Akinfeev had jumped to his right. Spain , buoyed by their breakthrough, were beginning to dominate possessi...


German fans stunned by World Cup elimination

However, they are a Nation with a longstanding history of churning out high-quality soccer players by the dozen, so it probably won't be that hard for them to l...


Lance Stephenson Signs with the Lakers, Joins Forces with LeBron James

But this one? This one is ... odd. The Philadelphia 76ers , whose young star Ben Simmons has the same agent as James, were also in the hunt with James, hop...


DeAndre Jordan, Mavericks Reportedly Verbally Agree to 1-Year, $24M Contract

DeAndre Jordan #6 of the LA Clippers grabs the rebound against the Golden State Warriors on January 10, 2018 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. ET Frida...


LeBron James signs massive free agent deal with Los Angeles Lakers

But George has chose to re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder, raising doubts on whether James could head to the Lakers . Trading for George a year ago was pa...


Tonight Is Cleveland's Last Shot To Keep LeBron

Sexton, 19, averaged 19.2 points and 3.6 assists as a freshman for the Crimson Tide. The win ultimately propelled Alabama to its first NCAA Tournament berth s...


Kawhi reaches out to LeBron about teaming up, but where?

While Leonard wants to be traded to the Lakers, early talks between the franchise and the Spurs have not got off to a promising start. But according to ESPN's R...


South Korea coach 'empty' despite beating Germany

Even in their second game, a 2-1 win over Sweden , Die Mannschaft looked weak and had to rely on a late goal from Toni Kroos to keep their World Cup hopes al...


Cavani hopes calf injury 'is nothing' ahead of France quarter-final

Interestingly, his 23 shots in these matches without scoring are the second highest since 1966, behind Brazilian left-back Roberto Carlos, who had 29. The 1986 ...


Ozil In Verbal Spat With Angry Fans As Germany Exit WC

Following the loss to South Korea , Germany coach Joachim Low insisted Ozil was not the only player to produce a below-par performance , but that didn't s...


Godin, Ronaldo clash as Uruguay take on Portugal

Nearly irrespective of who those wins came against, Uruguay will be on a high as one of only three teams to triumph in all their group games in Russia-Croatia a...


Germany’s stunning failure celebrated widely in Russian Federation

Most assumed that Germans would do what they always do and find a way to beat South Korea , but as is the case in most sport, absolutely nothing went as expect...


Mavs swap picks to get Luka Doncic

So ask Nelson about a player the Mavericks clearly coveted heading into the draft in Doncic, and he'll choose his words carefully regarding the 19-year-old from...


France Star Feels Sorry For Lionel Messi

France enters this marquee matchup at +135 on the money line, meaning you'd need to bet $100 on a French victory to win $135. Argentina have many options a...


Lionel Messi Stuns Reporter With Incredible Heartwarming 'Good Luck Charm' Gesture

They'll say I'm an excellent manager if we win, if we lose they'll say I'm very bad". With the score at 1-1, Nigeria thought they should have had a second p...


Gareth Southgate: I was lucky to get second chance to manage England

More than that, Germany's final position as the wooden-spoon team in Group F - their worst performance at a major tournament since Franz Beckenbauer accused the...


Lakers, Kawhi, Deal Could Be Done By Friday

Leonard has been adamant that he doesn't want to step into the San Antonio locker room again, and the Spurs have been adamant that they won't be forced into a...


German team ecstatic after 2-1 win against Sweden

Insane as it seems, all four teams still have a chance to advance on the final day. Boateng's sending-off for his second yellow card eight minutes from time m...


Russian Federation coach Stanislav Cherchesov bemoans set piece frailties vs. Uruguay

Saudi Arabia defeated Egypt 2-1 to finish Group A in third place with three points, while Egypt were last after losing all three games. The South Americans...


Brazil danced and dumped Serbia to book Mexico in last 16

Playing just hours after holders Germany suffered their shock exit after a 2-0 defeat by South Korea, the five-times champions were desperate to stamp their aut...


Egypt keeper El Hadary becomes World Cup's oldest player

However, the Al-Taawoun goalkeeper could not reproduce his heroics minutes later when Ahmed Fathi sent him the wrong way to score Saudi Arabia's first goal at...


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

France have yet to shine at the World Cup , but they have good reason to show they have something special when they take on Denmark in their Group C finale on ...


Mohamed Salah scores again amid dispute with Egyptian federation

Mohamed was then rushed to the French Qasr Al-Aini Hospital, where the doctors tried to resuscitate him for over half an hour. However, despite their efforts,...


Stephen Curry hilariously chimes in on James Harden winning NBA MVP

Anthony Davis was the third finalist for the award after a season in which he was second in the league in scoring with a career-high 28.1 points to go with a l...


Japan and Senegal fans clean stadiums after World Cup matches

By beating Poland, albeit in somewhat controversial circumstances, Senegal saved not just their country's but their continent's blushes. Senegal and Japan h...


Kroos hits out at Germany's World Cup doubters

Sweden's forward Marcus Berg admitted the team had "broken down" after that defeat. Mexico are in a commanding position at the top of Group F, although Ger...


Win or bust for Iceland against familiar foe Croatia

Petersburg". Nigeria adopted similar tactics after they were beaten in their group opener against Croatia , with the likes of Segun Odegbami and Kanu Nwank...