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Paul Pogba shrugging off criticism of France performances

Paul Pogba shrugging off criticism of France performances

It's experience. There were little issues with Mourinho, but they were nothing. 'I really want to enjoy this and to forget all the criticism, all the whispers from behind, ' he said. "These are thin...

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Spieth, Johnson share Travelers lead with McIlroy one back

Spieth, Johnson share Travelers lead with McIlroy one back

Harman finished a stroke ahead of Matt Jones and first round co-leader Zach Johnson , who lost a stroke during his round of 68 when his birdie putt hung on the lip of the cup at the third hole for lo...

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Juan Sebastian Veron questions Mauro Icardi omission from Argentina World Cup squad

Juan Sebastian Veron questions Mauro Icardi omission from Argentina World Cup squad

Former Argentina and Inter Milan midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron is unsure why Jorge Sampaoli chose to leave Mauro Icardi out of his World Cup squad. "Leo looks fine to me, but by playing ...

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Buttler ton steers England to 5-0 whitewash against Australia

Buttler ton steers England to 5-0 whitewash against Australia

Eoin Morgan's side have dominated a depleted Australian team over the past month and wrapped up a 5-0 ODI series win in Manchester . "He's right up there". "What he provides to the team is that calmn...

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Petra Kvitova battles back to claim Nature Valley Classic title in Birmingham

Petra Kvitova battles back to claim Nature Valley Classic title in Birmingham

As we so often see on a grass court, it is tough to really pull the momentum back your way once you go a break down, but this was not one of those matches. On each occasion she reached 30-15 on her se...

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Who needs what to qualify in the final round of group games?

Who needs what to qualify in the final round of group games?

Saudi Arabia and Egypt are both out. Spain and Portugal remain favourites to qualify but with both only a point above Iran , nothing is settled yet. A draw for Brazil against Serbia will...

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Ascot punters hope blue is the colour of Queen's hat

Ascot punters hope blue is the colour of Queen's hat

Harrington, also a successful Cheltenham Gold Cup-winning trainer, said: "First, I am relieved; I definitely was very nervous today as I know she is a great filly". I couldn't believe it. She hadn't r...

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Diego Maradona calls for meeting with Argentina players

In any other context, the gesture would have gone unnoticed: Lionel Messi received birthday greetings from Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli . The indifferent performance levels of Cristiano Rona...

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Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz defended by team-mates after racial abuse

Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz defended by team-mates after racial abuse

Kroos' goal from a set piece came in the fifth and final minute of injury time. Mexico is now poised to advance to the round of 16, and next will play Sweden on Wednesday at 7 a.m. The midfielder'...

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Kohli panicked while preparing for England tour: Ganguly

Kohli panicked while preparing for England tour: Ganguly

My neck is fine now. Meanwhile, Kohli also confirmed that he has fully recovered from a neck injury, which saw his county stint with Surrey scrapped. Recently, one of IPL's top scorers Ambati Rayudu...

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Body of missing die-hard Lionel Messi fan recovered

Body of missing die-hard Lionel Messi fan recovered

A note left behind by the man - identified as 30-year-old Dinu Alex - said he was unable to bear the pain of witnessing his favourite team's defeat. Even as circumstances indicate that Dinu was deje...

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England and Panama fans party until dawn

England and Panama fans party until dawn

England and Belgium go into their Group G game on Thursday with identical records, meaning the team that receives the most yellow cards could finish as runners-up in the group. Job done, Kane made wa...

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Poland crash out of World Cup after 0-3 loss to Colombia

Poland crash out of World Cup after 0-3 loss to Colombia

Group H concludes on Thursday, when Japan play Poland in Volgograd and Senegal play Colombia in Samara. Radamel Falcao scored his first World Cup goal as Colombia got their tournament in R...

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Paul Farbrace to coach England in Twenty20 internationals against Australia and India

Paul Farbrace to coach England in Twenty20 internationals against Australia and India

Farbrace, who is understood to have been on Bangladesh's wish list for the position of Head Coach, is widely tipped to take over the top job with England at the end of next summer when Bayliss moves o...

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Borna Coric claims shock victory against Roger Federer in Halle

And staggeringly, Coric continued his impressive play and went on to beat the 20 Grand Slam victor. Coric, playing in his first grasscourt final, showed great mental toughness and determination to f...

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Nigeria's Ahmed Musa challenges Lionel Messi as Argentina hero

Nigeria's Ahmed Musa challenges Lionel Messi as Argentina hero

Nigeria are in the driving seat, sitting two points better off than Argentina and Iceland, with the latter facing off against Croatia in their next match. Ergo, in six World Cup appearances, Musa...

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Sweden's Durmaz faces online racial abuse after World Cup loss

Even South Korea after two losses could still advance with a win over Germany and help from Mexico. Holders Germany were on the brink of crashing out of the World Cup following OlaToivolen's first...

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Paul Pogba makes SHOCK World Cup retirement claim

The talented midfielder's form in the end saw him called up to the World Cup squad for his nation and he's impressed so far, proving the decision that was made was the correct one. He admitted that ...

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England v Australia: Adil Rashid targets 5-0 success

Rashid's role - a watchful, responsible 47-ball knock - can not be underestimated, although with England within 11 runs of victory he did inexplicably gift Australia his wicket, top-edging Marcus ...

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Sri Lankan trio admit to breaching Level 3 offence

Sri Lankan trio admit to breaching Level 3 offence

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal , coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha have admitted a "serious law breach" after the team delayed play during the drawn second Test aga...

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Liverpool defender Lovren: If Modric was German, Spanish he'd be Ballon d'Or

Liverpool defender Lovren: If Modric was German, Spanish he'd be Ballon d'Or

Modric has been one of the stars of the World Cup so far, scoring in each of his opening two games as Croatia have stormed to the top of Group D. And such was the quality of Lovren's performance tha...

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French Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton wins after Sebastian Vettel penalty

French Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton wins after Sebastian Vettel penalty

Vettel pitted to have the car's nose replaced while Bottas' tyre was almost entirely gone by the time he got back to his Mercedes team. In an intriguing twist for Sunday's race, Hamilton along wit...

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Lewis Hamilton - It's great to be back

Lewis Hamilton - It's great to be back

The race restarted at the end of lap five, and any fears that overtaking would be rare were immediately dismissed as Vettel went around the outside of Alonso at Turn 4, with the McLaren driver spi...

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Jermain Defoe sends message to Harry Kane after England heroics

Jermain Defoe sends message to Harry Kane after England heroics

In short, for 90 minutes in Nizhny Novgorod, England looked the real deal. England was merciless. At 5-0, the job was complete by halftime. Kane´s treble and two goals from John Stones, with ...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association eyes goal celebrations by Swiss players Xhaka, Shaqiri

Federation Internationale de Football Association eyes goal celebrations by Swiss players Xhaka, Shaqiri

Xherdan Shaqiri's last minute victor capped an impressive comeback for the Swiss in Kaliningrad on Friday after Granit Xhaka levelled following Aleksandar Mitrovic's opener. In a frenetic first hal...

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WoO driver Jason Johnson dies in sprint vehicle crash

WoO driver Jason Johnson dies in sprint vehicle crash

World of Outlaws says he crashed on lap 18 of a 40-lap race while racing for the lead. His vehicle appeared to flip over and he went through the billboards outside of Turn 3, according to witnesses at...

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Pakistan to play opening series against Sri Lanka in October 2019

Pakistan to play opening series against Sri Lanka in October 2019

Australia's domestic cricket season will start on September 16 and run until April, opening the door for Steve Smith and David Warner to make a Sheffield Shield final comeback. The nine top-ranked si...

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Neymar hits back at critics after tears in Costa Rica match

Neymar hits back at critics after tears in Costa Rica match

After falling referee Kuipers with a theatrical fall in the opposition box, the match official referred to replays of the incident and chose to overturn his original decision to give the penalty. It w...

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Mexico march on to leave Korea Republic on the brink

The criticism of Mexico's national team heading into the World Cup was loud and scathing. Expectedly, Tottenham star Son Heung-min was their most risky outlet and threatened the Mexico goal a ...

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FICA Responds to Release of ICC Future Tours Programme

FICA Responds to Release of ICC Future Tours Programme

In addition to the World Test Championship , 12 nations and the Netherlands will participate in the one-day league of 13 teams, which will be played from May 2020 to March 31, 2022, and all teams wil...

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Football ban over 'anti-Semitic' video

Football ban over 'anti-Semitic' video

Michael Herbert, 57, was made subject of the ban today at Leicester Magistrates' Court, according to the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC). British police have tracked down English hooligans wh...

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Mo Salah Could Quit Egyptian National Team over Chechnya Controversy

Mo Salah Could Quit Egyptian National Team over Chechnya Controversy

The forward is Egypt's star player although he missed their opening World Cup game against Uruguay due to a shoulder problem picked up against Real Madrid in the Champions League final. "I gave Mohame...

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Late goal against Sweden keeps Germany’s hopes alive

Late goal against Sweden keeps Germany’s hopes alive

Among those watching were Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan, who heaved a sigh of relief as Kroos fetched Germany the last minute win. Germany coach Joachim Low said he always knew his team would b...

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England women make highest T20 total - hours after New Zealand set record

England women make highest T20 total - hours after New Zealand set record

Bates, 30, fell just two runs short of equalling the individual batting record of 126 made by Australia's Meg Lanning against Ireland in 2014. The six-over powerplay came to a close with England o...

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Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel 'pushed too hard' on final Q3 run

A flying late lap by Leclerc lifted him to 10th for Sauber, pushing Esteban Ocon and his Force India team-mate Sergio Perez out of the shootout in 11th and 13th, either side of Nico Hulkenberg of Rena...

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Brazil knocks Costa Rica out of World Cup after hard-fought game

Brazil knocks Costa Rica out of World Cup after hard-fought game

Even before his latest setback, there were doubts over Neymar's fitness heading into the World Cup after a three-month layoff. "Not everyone knows what I went through to get here", the 26-year-o...

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Gareth Southgate 'didn't particularly like' England performance against Panama

Gareth Southgate 'didn't particularly like' England performance against Panama

The 24-year-old English captain became a national hero pretty quick at this World Cup after scoring two goals - including a attractive victor in stoppage time - in England's opening 2-1 win over Tu...

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Boullier defends record amid reports of McLaren dissent

Indeed, the article was accompanied by a picture of Morris and Probyn - along with two Renault engineers - eating their Freddos. One McLaren staff member spoke to the Mail, under the guarantee o...

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Morocco's decision to play Amrabat after concussion 'questionable'

Morocco's decision to play Amrabat after concussion 'questionable'

The decision on any head injury is supposed to rest with the team doctor and, according to all guidelines, should not be taken by the player, who invariably wants to stay on the pitch. "That's somet...

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England's Raheem Sterling dropped in leaked team sheet

England's Raheem Sterling dropped in leaked team sheet

Sterling's starting place has been the subject of debate after he produced a below-par performance in England's 2-1 win over Tunisia in Volgograd on Monday, while Rashford and Loftus-Cheek both ma...

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