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by | June 16, 2018 | 15:07

Ronaldo has become the world' forth player, after Brazil's Pele, Germany's Miroslav Klose and Uwe Seeler, to score goals at four world cup events and the world's first to score at eight consecutive major events. Iran picked up its second-ever World Cup victory, prevailing 1-0 when Morocco's Aziz Bouhaddouz knocked a header in his own goal during second-half stoppage time at St.

by | June 16, 2018 | 14:59

Egypt has yet to win a World Cup match while Uruguay won its opening World Cup game for the first time since 1970. Uruguay captain Diego Godin bristled at the suggestion that his team might resort to a physical approach to neutralise Egypt forward Mohamed Salah on his return from a shoulder injury in their World Cup opener on Friday (June 15).

by | June 16, 2018 | 14:55

With Salah on the bench throughout, Egypt struggled to show any killer instinct and succumbed to Jose Gimenez's powerful header on the verge of stoppage time . "Even though we did not win, we hope we will have better results in the future". Egypt produced a spirited performance in their Group A opener against Uruguay but fell to a 1-0 defeat with a stoppage-time victor from the South Americans at the Yekaterinburg Arena.

by | June 16, 2018 | 14:55

Now he won't even have a chance to play. Simply put, the rigors of this tournament are too punishing for a player who remains a work in progress. The headlines about Woods blared "Bombs in U.S. "I went the aggressive route and you can't really do that". It continues a trend for a player who remains plagued by an inability to garner much, if any, momentum in the season's second major.

by | June 15, 2018 | 10:03

Only eight players made birdie while 29 made double bogey, and another eight made triple bogey or worse. Matthew Jones (76), Jason Scrivener (78), Adam Scott (78), David Bransdon (79), Cameron Smith (79) and major championship debutant Lucas Herbert (83) all had their games shredded on a course that was meant to be set up in a more generous way by the USGA considering the weather conditions.

by | June 15, 2018 | 05:59

The North American bid was awarded the 2026 World Cup by a 134-65 vote over Morocco , which had thrown itself into the mix on the last day possible past year, then tried to garner support be denouncing the United Bid and more specifically President Donald Trump .

by | June 15, 2018 | 02:47

Assisted by Russian midfielder Alexander Golovin, his teammate Yury Gazinsky put a header into the left upper corner of the net behind Saudi Arabian goalkeeper Abdullah Almuaiouf to put the score at 1-0. Saudi Arabia were made to pay again for their defensive frailties when Russian Federation extended their lead through a headed goal by Artem Dzyuba in the 71st minute.

by | June 15, 2018 | 02:21

The Irish MMA fighter, 29, was alleged to have thrown objects at the bus during a press event at the Barclays Centre before UFC 223 which smashed a window. Dana White is set to meet with Conor McGregor later this month to discuss McGregor's future with the UFC. "No.no", White said . "Normally, yes, I would dive right in and do everything in my power to help one of my guys".

by | June 15, 2018 | 01:48

The French attacker has been tempting and teasing this news for months but kept his promise when he said the news would come before the World Cup . And yet, he opted to reveal his decision in a 45-minute TV special - in a stunt reminiscent of LeBron James' identically titled ESPN special in 2010, when the National Basketball Association star announced he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat .

by | June 15, 2018 | 01:40

Casey was sacked after the Raptors were swept out of the second round of this year's playoffs by Cleveland. Adrian Wojnarowski reported shortly after that the Raptors are hiring Nurse, so consider it done. He joined the Raptors organization in 2013 and has served as an assistant on the staff alongside Dwane Casey since then. How will Nick Nurse help the Raptors in 2018-19? That's the biggest thing.

by | June 15, 2018 | 01:14

English singer Robbie Williams began the World Cup by displaying an obscene gesture toward the camera during the opening ceremony. Earlier in the day, the World Cup trophy itself was delivered into the Luzhniki Stadium - where the final will take place in 31 days - by Iker Casillas, a man already well acquainted with the feeling of hoisting it aloft.

by | June 15, 2018 | 01:14

To be fair to Messi, he is now rated second on that list, ahead of Christiano Ronaldo, George Best and Diego Maradona in that order. Despite being the second most populous nation, 1.25-billion-strong India has long struggled in world football and is now ranked 97 in Fifa's rankings .

by | June 14, 2018 | 12:16

Paris Saint-Germain youngster Yacine Adli is expected to turn down Arsenal after being persuaded by PSG sporting director Antero Henrique to sign a new contract, Goal understands, though talks between the Emirates side and Sampdoria's Lucas Torreira are ongoing.

by | June 14, 2018 | 12:15

Liverpool face Manchester City on 26 July in the United States, then face Manchester United two days later. But when are the 10 biggest fixtures of the season taking place? But City, who ended United's long unbeaten run at Old Trafford with a 2-1 win last December, will travel to Old Trafford on March 16 believing that they can take huge step towards retaining their title with another win on enemy territory.

by | June 14, 2018 | 11:52

Rahane said it would be an "honour" for every Indian player to be part of the match and acknowledged Afghanistan's big moment on the cricket field. However, Rashid Khan had a flawless chance to dismiss the unsafe Dhawan in the 20 over, when the Afghans went for a review in an appeal for LBW.

by | June 14, 2018 | 10:37

It is a well-considered decision. He scored 17 goals in all competitions in his first season but in the past two years has found his role reduced under Jose Mourinho as players such a Zlatan Ibrahimovic , Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez joined the squad.

by | June 14, 2018 | 10:21

However, the Manchester United midfielder has put in quite a few delightful performances for France in the past, with Deschamps' preference of playing three in midfield suiting his style. France also boast a ball-winning machine in N'Golo Kante in midfield, who has forged a reputation as a world class midfield destroyer through his interceptions (82) and tackles (75).

by | June 14, 2018 | 10:02

Finals - The Golden State Warriors defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers with a series win, 4-0. The injury might explain that while James was still dominant in the final three games of the series, he hadn't come close to the monster performance in Game 1, where he scored 51 points along with eight rebounds and eight assists.

by | June 14, 2018 | 09:26

In the last series between the sides in Australia earlier this year England claimed a 4-1 win. Australia kick off a fresh era under new captain Tim Paine at The Oval on Wednesday, confident their team of rookies can shock England in the five-match ODI series.

by | June 14, 2018 | 08:55

Players and officials of the Nigerian national football team arrived at Mineralnye Vody International Airport on June 11, 2018, ahead of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup football tournament. Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Croatia who are the Super Eagles of Nigeria first opponents at the 2018 FIFA World Cup named their first eleven squad that will face Nigeria on Saturday, June 16 .