• Chelsea FC set to agree £53m deal for Argentina striker
Chelsea FC set to agree £53m deal for Argentina striker

Reports claimed Higuain was set to make a move to the London club but his brother and agent, Nicolas, has denied the Argentina global is set to leave Turin. Regardless of Ronaldo's situation, uncertainty remains over Higuain's future at the club , with rumours swirling that ex-Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri will look to bring the player to Chels...

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  • Belgium star Hazard: I used to support France growing up
Belgium star Hazard: I used to support France growing up

It's semi-finals time at the 2018 FIFA World Cup , with all four teams eyeing a place in Sunday's final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow , Russia. "This time , in an worldwide match, it is much higher". In addition to playing a fearless match, the former Everton boss pinpointed the importance of a collective display from a side in which man...

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  • Projecting Final Matchup Before 1st Semi-Final Game
Projecting Final Matchup Before 1st Semi-Final Game

As is the case for the first semi-final, this match could go either way, and it will be an enormous test for both sides. "I think Raheem Sterling is an important player because he is fast and unsafe alongside Harry Kane ", Dalic said in a press conference Sunday.

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  • England's squad all train ahead of World Cup semi-final against Croatia
England's squad all train ahead of World Cup semi-final against Croatia

The pair will battle again on Wednesday, and Alli has told The Guardian that he hopes to embarrass Modric again with another nutmeg on the worldwide stage this time - but his focus will be on attempting to help England reach the World Cup final.

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  • LA Lakers make LeBron James' arrival official
LA Lakers make LeBron James' arrival official

George shocked the Lakers when he decided against following James, instead extending his stay in Oklahoma City on a four-year, $137m contract. Magic Johnson, the Lakers' president of basketball operations, said in a release, via ESPN , that he's confident James can help the Lakers reach the NBA Finals once more.

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  • Raptors have ‘generated buzz’ in Kawhi Leonard trade market
Raptors have ‘generated buzz’ in Kawhi Leonard trade market

The Action Network released their odds after the 2018 NBA Finals and the Raptors were considered huge longshots ( 2.94 percent implied probability ) to land Leonard this offseason. It's expanded a surprisingly small list of potential trade destinations to include possible front-runner Philadelphia, as well as a new team that could be entering the...

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  • West Ham confirm signing of Jack Wilshere on three year contract
West Ham confirm signing of Jack Wilshere on three year contract

After 17 years at Arsenal , the 26-year-old has moved on and joined West Ham . "It feels good and of course my family and a few of my friends are West Ham fans so everyone's buzzing". After returning from a broken foot, Wilshere proved his fitness for Arsenal last season, making 29 starts in all competitions. Wilshere had been linked with a mov...

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"Come to Russia", FIFA ambassador tells England fans

And if that was not enough to make netizens fall in love with her, on her trip to Russian Federation, the President boarded the economy class with fans as they headed to Sochi to cheer on their national team. He said what we showed on the field was great. "We've been always returning to the 1998 team, putting a new burden on Modric and his team...

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  • Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on course for inevitable conclusion
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on course for inevitable conclusion

They have joked all week that they probably will retire at the same time, and that could take them all the way to the 2020 Olympics. The 32-year-old was made to work just hard enough by the Czech, who is clearly more unsafe than his 93rd ranking suggests but he never looked in any danger of not booking a last eight spot - which he did for the fir...

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  • Houston Is Reportedly Making a Run at Carmelo Anthony
Houston Is Reportedly Making a Run at Carmelo Anthony

The native of Cameroon spent the 2015-16 and 16-17 seasons with the Clips before signing with the Rockets as a free agent prior to this past season. As their roster now sits, the Thunder would owe approximately $310 million in salary and luxury tax next season which would be a record.

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  • Musk’s mini sub
Musk’s mini sub "not practical" for Thai cave boys rescue

It's been more than two weeks since the 12 boys and their soccer coach became trapped in the flooded Tham Luang cave at the Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in Chiang Rai. Divers involved in the rescue described treacherous conditions, with fast-moving shallow water passing through very narrow passages. A doctor and three Thai Navy Seals who h...

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  • Chelsea and Fulham games moved for TV
Chelsea and Fulham games moved for TV

It represents a major breakthrough for the social media behemoth after they saw off competition from television networks BeIn Sports and Fox Sports Asia in the auction for broadcast rights to Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Six of Liverpool's opening Premier League games have been moved for TV coverage. BT will show 52 live games a season...

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  • Elon Musk's submarine 'not practical' for Thai cave mission, rescue head says
Elon Musk's submarine 'not practical' for Thai cave mission, rescue head says

Nineteen divers are involved in the rescue attempt and officials said water levels remain stable, unaffected by the rain. Nineteen divers entered the cave at 10 a.m. In this image made from video taken on July 8, 2018, an emergency team carries a stretcher believed to be carrying one of the rescued boys from the flooded cave to a waiting helico...

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"I'll show him!" - France's Giroud aims to prove Thierry Henry wrong

France have conceded only three goals on the way to the semi-finals, and the central defensive pair snuffed out the attacking threat of Luis Suarez in the quarter-final against Uruguay, barely allowing him a touch in the penalty area. Tuesday's World Cup semifinal sees two of the strongest teams in the tournament face off but is still considered...

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  • Roger, Serena, Rafa bring best to Wimbledon's Centre Court
Roger, Serena, Rafa bring best to Wimbledon's Centre Court

The top-ranked Spaniard is back in the quarterfinals at the All England Club for the first time since 2011 - and playing a lot like the man who reached his fifth final that year. "Maybe you should ask the questions over in Russian Federation, how they're going to feel about Wimbledon being played at the same time, so..." Shapovalov's Wimbledon en...

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  • Serena Williams and Roger Federer advance to Wimbledon quarter-finals
Serena Williams and Roger Federer advance to Wimbledon quarter-finals

So it's really cool. The one time Williams lost a service game, cutting her second-set lead to 3-2, she broke right back at love to start a three-game streak that ended things. Serena Williams' Wimbledon tournament rolls on, as the women's quarterfinals will be without a top-10 player for the first time in the Open era.

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  • British newspaper calls on England fans to wear their waistcoat with pride
British newspaper calls on England fans to wear their waistcoat with pride

Harry Kane has insisted that England's ambitions will not be satisfied by a first appearance in a World Cup semi-final for 28 years and that "finishing the job" is the target in Russian Federation. Almost 20 million viewers tuned in for the 2-0 quarter-final win over Sweden and social media is awash with videos of excited fans watching on ...

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  • Paulinho rejoins Guangzhou Evergrande 11 months after €40m Barcelona move
Paulinho rejoins Guangzhou Evergrande 11 months after €40m Barcelona move

Paulinho's move to Barcelona a year ago was met with some scepticism given his previous poor spell with Tottenham Hotspur but his fitness, mobility and attacking threat made him a powerful weapon - fully winning over the Camp Nou crowd. Initial reports suggest that the deal is a loan with an obligation to buy for €50 million (US$58.8 million, HK...

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  • Croatian midfield threat poses dilemma for Southgate
Croatian midfield threat poses dilemma for Southgate

Harry Kane looked tired at the end of Saturday's game, and Jordan Henderson was taken off as a precaution. Not in a long time has there been so much support for an England team at a major tournament and clearly the players are thriving from that.

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  • A glorious Indian summer awaits us in England: Sourav Ganguly
A glorious Indian summer awaits us in England: Sourav Ganguly

Veteran M.S. Dhoni was also at his best behind the stumps, taking five catches and effecting one brilliant run out in the last ball of England's innings to get Jordan's wicket. Just a ball after, Bairstow followed Stokes towards the pavilion. Rohit Sharma also became the fifth global player to amass 2000 runs in T20I cricket.

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