• Putin: US-Russia ties should not be held hostage to Mueller probe
Putin: US-Russia ties should not be held hostage to Mueller probe

Speaking to reporters from the White House, Trump said he was surprised at the reaction he received over his public remarks with Putin on Monday. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly was also reportedly angered by Trump's press conference and believed it would add fuel to special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian Federation probe....

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  • Maurizio Sarri, Gianfranco Zola agree deals with Chelsea?
Maurizio Sarri, Gianfranco Zola agree deals with Chelsea?

The Blues missed out on a place in the Champions League despite starting the 2017-18 season as Premier League title holders following Conte's successful debut campaign in England. Indeed, it had been expected that the midfielder would join up with the Premier League champions , who also had a five-year deal on the table less than a fortnight ago.

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  • Surging Martin climbs 'the wall' to earn stage victory
Surging Martin climbs 'the wall' to earn stage victory

BMC captain Porte is 56sec off the lead, Adam Yates 1min 05sec, defending champion Chris Froome at 1min 06sec, with Thursday's stage winer Dan Martin at 1min 30. "Then I had to chase and that effort was fatal", AG2R-La Mondiale rider Bardet told reporters. The fifth stage is the first hilly stage in this year's race.

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  • Lovren Looking for Recognition, Henderson Reveals Hamstring Injury
Lovren Looking for Recognition, Henderson Reveals Hamstring Injury

Those episodes have led to sanctions from soccer's global governing body, but Lovren is hoping the squad's success at this World Cup will mark a turning point for the country. We've had this weight on our shoulders for 20 years. We went through again a lot. wars, all these things, and even now the situation is not the best.

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  • Epic Djokovic Stuns Nadal To Reach Wimbledon Final
Epic Djokovic Stuns Nadal To Reach Wimbledon Final

Novak Djokovic will play for his fourth Wimbledon title after beating world No. 1 Rafael Nadal in a five-set semifinal match that took an extra day to complete. Think of this analogy: If Isner were a football team, imagine him as having an unstoppable offense that scores a touchdown on every possession. That should give you a good idea about...

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  • Duterte wants Pacquiao to retire after KO of Matthysse
Duterte wants Pacquiao to retire after KO of Matthysse

I'm still there. I am back in boxing, "said Pacquiao, who debunked notions that he's a washout after losing his World Boxing Organization welterweight crown to Australian Jeff Horn in Brisbane past year". Replay of the "Fight of Champions: Pacquiao versus Matthysse" will also air on GMA Sunday Night Box Office (SNBO) at 10:30 p.m. Philippine Pre...

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  • Belgium third after 2-0 win over England
Belgium third after 2-0 win over England

The opening goal came in just the fourth minute of play when Romelu Lukaku fed Nacer Chadli who crossed the ball in from a wide position for Meunier, who blasted a shot past England keeper Jordan Pickford to give Belgium the lead.

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  • Willian unfazed by Barcelona rumours
Willian unfazed by Barcelona rumours

The report claims that Chelsea are looking at around £60m from Barcelona if they are to let Willian join the Catalan giants. Asked whether he would like to play alongside some of his compatriots at Barcelona, Willian is quoted as saying by the Evening Standard: "Well, they are excellent players with a lot of quality".

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  • Croatian footballers mobbed the photographers' pit after beating England last night
Croatian footballers mobbed the photographers' pit after beating England last night

Mandzukic scored in extra time to make it Croatia 2-1 England . Not since the European Championships of 1996 had England reached the semi-final stage of any major football tournament and it was the first time they had made it that far in the World Cup since 1990.

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  • Chelsea confirm Antonio Conte has been sacked with 52-word statement
Chelsea confirm Antonio Conte has been sacked with 52-word statement

The Italian guided Chelsea to the Premier League title just one year ago in what was his debut season at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea had been stalling on sacking Conte having failed to agree a severance package, but after the former Juventus and Italy boss reported for pre-season it became clear he would not quit.

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  • Wimbledon 2018 -- Juan Martin del Potro reaches quarterfinals
Wimbledon 2018 -- Juan Martin del Potro reaches quarterfinals

In a match that delivered quality throughout, Nadal recovered from two sets to one down to treat the Wimbledon crowd to a match few will forget. The pair have produced some of the greatest matches ever seen - which include memorable Grand Slam finals and career-defining victories.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus: the numbers, reactions and best tweets
Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus: the numbers, reactions and best tweets

However, the suspense officially came to an end on Tuesday, with the Los Blancos confirming that the Portuguese superstar will be joining the Serie A champions for a reported fee of about 105 million euros ($123.24 million). Having already proved that he can do the business in England and Spain, he will be desperate to help bring the European glo...

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  • Euphoric France dreams of World Cup glory after 20-year wait
Euphoric France dreams of World Cup glory after 20-year wait

Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, said: " England's performances under the astute management and leadership of Gareth Southgate in this World Cup have been absolutely sensational and instilled enormous excitement and pride in people of all ages across the country and of course here in Leeds".

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  • Could we be watching World Cup semi-final on a big screen?
Could we be watching World Cup semi-final on a big screen?

The World Cup final on Sunday, possibly the national side's first appearance in football's biggest match since 1966, will also be shown on open-air screens at the council-owned Talacre Park Gardens in Kentish Town and Russell Square, Bloomsbury.

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  • Former UCLA Star Tyler Honeycutt Dead After Shootout With Police
Former UCLA Star Tyler Honeycutt Dead After Shootout With Police

The suspect barricaded himself inside the home, so police set up a perimeter and called in a SWAT team, according to Officer Jeff Lee with the Department's Media Relations Section. "LAFD responded & pronounced the male dead at the scene". At the time , it was not immediately clear if the unresponsive male was the suspect. The LAPD said the man d...

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  • Southgate: Pickford prototype of modern goalkeeper
Southgate: Pickford prototype of modern goalkeeper

Substitute Dier was relieved to see his penalty squirm past David Ospina, after missing a great chance to seal a last-eight spot in extra time. We don't want to be going into a penalty shootout every game, and that's my job to help the team when I'm called upon by making those saves.

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  • Lucas Torreria Flying To London To Complete Arsenal Medical
Lucas Torreria Flying To London To Complete Arsenal Medical

Torreira starred for Uruguay at the World Cup before they were knocked out by France on Friday and the midfielder admitted after the game that he had turned down the chance to have his medical with Arsenal in Russian Federation as he wanted to concentrate on representing his country but confirmed his future would be resolved soon.

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  • Why Croatia may face Federation Internationale de Football Association sanctions after eliminating Russia
Why Croatia may face Federation Internationale de Football Association sanctions after eliminating Russia

England beat Croatia 5-1 in a World Cup qualifier in 2009. After Croatia won the penalty shootout she went to the team's changing rooms to give them hugs and congratulate the coach and players. Russian Federation has claimed the territory since 2014, despite global condemnation. If he was to be suspended, Vida would be out of Wednesday's semi...

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  • Rashford in injury doubt ahead of England's opener vs Tunisia
Rashford in injury doubt ahead of England's opener vs Tunisia

So that's big tournaments. However, impressive displays in warm-up wins over Nigeria and Costa Rica have given some hope that England could win a knockout game for the first time at any major tournament for 12 years. Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier will make his first World Cup appearance, with Liverpool youngster Trent Alexander-Arnol...

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  • Brazil Forward Firmino Says Elimination From World Cup 'Huge Blow' for Team
Brazil Forward Firmino Says Elimination From World Cup 'Huge Blow' for Team

Petersburg on Tuesday. You will need to keep an eye on team sheets throughout the day which will come out an hour before kickoff of each game. Striker Harry Kane , the English captain, who has made it clear he's more than willing to put this team on his back in this tournament, has a prolific six goals off just nine shots and now leads the World...

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  • Thousands sign petition for England-Colombia replay
Thousands sign petition for England-Colombia replay

While it's one thing to defend your team's approach (justifiably or not), it's quite another to ignore a string of infractions which, on another day, could (should?) have resulted in far worse punishments than the flurry of yellow cards handed out to Colombia .

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  • Wimbledon 2018 Friday results: Serena Williams advances; Venus Williams, Madison Keys eliminated
Wimbledon 2018 Friday results: Serena Williams advances; Venus Williams, Madison Keys eliminated

Eighteen years after winning her first Wimbledon title, Venus was the oldest woman in the tournament, so perhaps it wasn't surprising the 26-year-old Bertens had the greater staying power. 10 seed Madison Keys of the U.S. "I think I played much better today", Nadal said. Cilic blew a two-set lead in his 3-6, 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 7-5 loss to A...

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  • Durant, Paul to re-sign with teams
Durant, Paul to re-sign with teams

Jordan has a bit of history regarding offseason talks with both the Mavericks and the Clippers. The contract will be made official July 7, at the end of the NBA's moratorium period. "UNFINISHED BUSINESS", Paul wrote on Twitter at the exact moment that the calendar flipped to July 1 in the East, meaning the NBA's free agency frenzy was officiall...

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  • The Whiteboard: Will DeMarcus Cousins help the Warriors?
The Whiteboard: Will DeMarcus Cousins help the Warriors?

As with any big-time signing, the list of concerns has started to pile up for the Golden State Warriors , after agreeing to bring in center DeMarcus Cousins on a one-year deal for a $5.3 million mid-level exception. However, if Cousins does return and can play effectively, it would be a huge win for the Warriors, who have never had a big man lik...

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  • England reach World Cup quarter-finals after slamming Colombia during penalties
England reach World Cup quarter-finals after slamming Colombia during penalties

In the second half, Colombia's fouls ratcheted up - but backfired, when a blatant tackle that forced Harry Kane to the ground yards from Colombia's goal prompted a penalty kick that he booted squarely into the centre of the net. Talking about Pope's ability, an England insider told the newspaper, "He has looked good in training". Our play...

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