• Dan Carter: England should stick with Eddie Jones' plan
Dan Carter: England should stick with Eddie Jones' plan

The Australian confirmed after the match that their had been an exchange of words with some local fans, who had watched their side come back from a 24-3 deficit early in the match. South Africa dominated much of the second half before England , finally able to get their hands on the ball, conjured tries for Maro Itoje and Jonny May that proved to...

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  • Toby Alderweireld sends message to Tottenham
Toby Alderweireld sends message to Tottenham

Apparently United "are in talks with Spurs over the Belgium international" and negotiations are progressing slowly if steadily, although a sticking point is Tottenham's asking price of more than £70m, which is about £20m too high for United.

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  • Gernot Rohr admits Croatia are better than Super Eagles
Gernot Rohr admits Croatia are better than Super Eagles

The Super Eagles landed in Essentuki on Monday night from their training camp in Austria but unfortunately won't be at the opening ceremony in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium which will also host the final. "We have worked very hard and I believe the hard work will show when the tournament begins", he said. The squad were treated to a brief welcome...

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  • Rahane insists India won’t take Test debutants Afghanistan lightly
Rahane insists India won’t take Test debutants Afghanistan lightly

India , sans their regular skipper Virat Kohli along with two frontline bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah, will look to record a comprehensive win before embarking on their long and gruelling tour of England. "So we have put that in front of them and I think they have worked hard enough to be put out there, we will see what it brings tom...

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  • NCAA eases up on Division I football redshirt restrictions
NCAA eases up on Division I football redshirt restrictions

The new rule will have the greatest impact on true freshmen as they get acclimated later in the season, players recovering from offseason injuries that might otherwise miss a whole year and players who were going to redshirt but would've lost a year of eligibility late in the season due to a lack of depth and injuries at their position.

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  • Nike 'should apologise for arrogant statement' - Iran's Carlos Queiroz
Nike 'should apologise for arrogant statement' - Iran's Carlos Queiroz

It was reported that the US Department of the Treasury, which is accountable for implementing financial sanctions on Iran , can charge a person who violates the sanctions with criminal penalties of up to $1 million and 20 years in prison, according to the Department's website.

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  • Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United this summer
Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United this summer

Anthony will speak later on to talk about that", he added. "I think that when Manchester United , the most powerful club in the world, do not find an agreement after eight months of negotiations then they do not really want to keep such an important player in their squad".

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  • Spain sack head coach Lopetegui
Spain sack head coach Lopetegui

Lopetegui had been in charge of Spain for two years after taking on the role back in 2016 and under his management, guided them to the World Cup with relative ease, winning nine out of 10 fixtures while drawing the other against Italy. Rumors began to fly that Lopetegui's job was in danger. President of the Spanish FA Luis Rubiales has said...

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  • Fury fails to impress as farcical return says little about his condition
Fury fails to impress as farcical return says little about his condition

I will be better next time. However, the Brit lost more than seven stone in his return to professional boxing and walked to the ring at the Manchester Arena in front of around 15,000 as the main event last night. "As you could see I wasn't in a rush, I was having a bit of fun. the calibre of opponents will keep rising". Seferi is 39, has no...

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  • US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup
US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

Eight years ago, the USA was in a similar position, when it bid for the 2022 tournament. It marks the first time the World Cup will be held in more than one country since 2002, when South Korea and Japan shared hosting duties. Although it would be the first tournament to be hosted by three nations, the vast majority of games will be held in t...

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  • Australia, England Agree to Pre-series Handshake
Australia, England Agree to Pre-series Handshake

We've spoken about our values and how we want to be perceived by the Australian public and the cricket public in general. Ahead of Australia's One-day global meeting with England - their first competitive match since the scandal-ridden tour - Paine asked Eoin Morgan if the teams could have a pre-match handshake on the field.

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  • Rolland Garros Final: Nadal vs Thiem
Rolland Garros Final: Nadal vs Thiem

I know he's a great player". "So there is not 10 more chances to keep playing here". It rarely is for Nadal at a place he has lorded over the way no other man ever has at any Grand Slam tournament. "I told him he needed to hit the ball very high and try to come inside the court". "He likes the conditions more here than in Madrid, for sure". He ...

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  • Mohamed Salah joins Egypt training session
Mohamed Salah joins Egypt training session

Egypt are training at the Akhmat-Arena in Chechnya's capital Grozny. Salah arrived in Russian Federation with serious doubts about his participation due to the shoulder injury, which occurred when Sergio Ramos wrestled him to the ground in the final.

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  • How will the 2026 World Cup vote work?
How will the 2026 World Cup vote work?

For the first time , the World Cup will feature 48 teams after Federation Internationale de Football Association voted to expand the tournament in January 2017. The 80 matches in the 2026 tournament , involving an expanded roster of 48 teams, will be held in stadiums scattered throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

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  • Toronto Raptors hiring Nick Nurse as next coach
Toronto Raptors hiring Nick Nurse as next coach

Yesterday afternoon it was announced that Casey had agreed to a five-year deal to become the new head coach of the Detroit Pistons. One month into their coaching search, Masai Ujiri and the Toronto Raptors may have neared a decision on who will be the team's next head coach.

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  • De Gea wants Spain's PM to offer public apology
De Gea wants Spain's PM to offer public apology

When I put it on in the dressing room, everyone moans! You'll be facing Cristiano; do you like to study rival players, find out more about their technique, preferences for shooting on goal? De Gea should be focussed on the World Cup as he looks to take Spain all the way to the final and win the trophy.

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  • Neymar got egged during Brazil training as revenge for birthday prank
Neymar got egged during Brazil training as revenge for birthday prank

Neymar celebrated by pulling his shirt back over his head and making the "V" sign with both hands. While Manchester City ace Jesus insists the five-time World Cup winners are ready for the tournament in Russian Federation four years after their disastrous semi-final exit on home soil.

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  • Thomas Lemar: Atletico Madrid reach 'preliminary agreement' to sign Monaco winger
Thomas Lemar: Atletico Madrid reach 'preliminary agreement' to sign Monaco winger

But rather than stating where he will be playing next season, Griezmann will only announce if he's staying or leaving Atletico Madrid . Lemar, a winger, is with France in Russian Federation for the World Cup. "I know there's a lot of expectation, but today is not the day [to speak about it]". Yesterday, the 27-year-old said that he has alrea...

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  • Justify dominates Belmont to become 13th Triple Crown victor
Justify dominates Belmont to become 13th Triple Crown victor

Newgate Farm boss Henry Field can't wait for unbeaten Triple Crown victor Justify to stand as a stallion in Australia after watching the colt he helped buy win the Belmont Stakes on Sunday. The chestnut colt, ridden by 52-year-old jockey Mike Smith , was first out of the gate and never gave up the lead. Now, three years after American Pharo...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo is still pivotal to Portugal side battling Father Time
Cristiano Ronaldo is still pivotal to Portugal side battling Father Time

Salah, 25, netted 44 goals in all competitions under Jurgen Klopp this season. Lopetegui has today been sacked as the Spain manager just a day before the World Cup after taking the Real Madrid job. "I hope his injury in the final in Kiev doesn't keep him out". We are becoming more independent of great players'. Portugal are ranked fourt...

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