• Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to sign Chelsea star this summer
Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to sign Chelsea star this summer

Many a great player has never won the World Cup , and it seems ever more likely that Messi and Ronaldo will end up on that list. The 25-year-old has come into this World Cup looking to do something special and is tied with Cristiano Ronaldo on four goals .

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  • Russian Federation ousts mighty Spain
Russian Federation ousts mighty Spain

In fact, Spain needed a freakish own goal by the otherwise excellent Sergei Ignashevich to open the scoring, while Russia's equaliser was another penalty , this time a 41st-minute effort by Artem Dzyuba . And so penalties would come into play as the way of finding a victor. Asensio, who made two brief substitute appearances in the gro...

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  • Suarez hails Cavani's contribution ahead of quarter-final
Suarez hails Cavani's contribution ahead of quarter-final

To be fair, Portugal had four impressive performances in Russian Federation, including the one against Uruguay at the Fisht Stadium. Portugal had 61 percent of the possession, yet its only goal came off a set piece. Paris Saint Germain striker Mbappe illuminated the match with his electric turn of pace and sharp dribbling. Indeed, despite ...

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  • History off our back, says Kane as England grow up
History off our back, says Kane as England grow up

The 31-year-old will experience a rivalry most England fans won't encounter during the match, as he lives with his Colombian girlfriend Angelica Pinzon in the country's capital Bogota. "It gives us belief to go into the Sweden game and we will get straight back to business tomorrow". "See you at Goodison soon!" The vandalism prompted a storm ...

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  • Juventus president Agnelli driving sensational Ronaldo deal; direct contact made
Juventus president Agnelli driving sensational Ronaldo deal; direct contact made

Following Real Madrid's win over Liverpool in the Champions League final, the Portuguese star added doubts to his future. Manchester United have reportedly been given the chance to match Juventus's offer for Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo .

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo considers Barcelona with Juventus decision
Cristiano Ronaldo considers Barcelona with Juventus decision

A report in the Spanish press recently said that Ronaldo's release clause has been lowered from the obscene figure of €1bn to just €120m, which for a player of his quality actually represents decent value in the current market, despite him being 33.

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  • Federer breezes past Lajovic in Wimbledon opener
Federer breezes past Lajovic in Wimbledon opener

While it may not seem like a big deal, it signalled the end of an nearly two-decade association with Nike, with whom Federer's trademark insignia has become synonymous with the company's tennis apparel. "They are my initials. For now, I will be wearing Nike", he said. But on Monday, Federer was spotted wearing an all white Uniqlo outfit during hi...

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  • Will play fearless cricket: Virat
Will play fearless cricket: Virat

England , especially after a disappointing 2015 World Cup, have been nearly unbeatable at home in the limited-overs format, but Virat Kohli believes his team is very much capable of stopping the England juggernaut. "That is where the (batsmen's attacking) mindset changes", he said before the team left for the United Kingdom tour. "Takeaway fr...

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  • 5 best expiring contracts that could be traded this summer
5 best expiring contracts that could be traded this summer

According to Kennedy, many other players feel the same way. The San Antonio Spurs star, 26, told 33-year-old James that he wants to play alongside him, a source told Yahoo Sports . A common National Basketball Association rumor is Kawhi Leonard joining the King, but what are the chances of this happening? "I would think the Sixers have the...

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  • Leading England Has Been Easy, Says Captain Harry Kane
Leading England Has Been Easy, Says Captain Harry Kane

Yet England's extensive preparations, which have been formally ongoing since March and have been a daily feature of their sessions at their Zelenogorsk base camp, have left him full of belief that he should be on Gareth Southgate's list of takers.

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  • Boys, coach in stable health after 10 days lost in Thai cave
Boys, coach in stable health after 10 days lost in Thai cave

Members of a youth soccer team and their coach have been found alive following nine days spent trapped in a cave in Thailand , per CNN's Kocha Olarn and Lauren Said-Moorhouse . The priority is to rehabilitate the group before they start the tricky journey out, officials said, reluctant to offer a concrete timeline. "Trying to take non-div...

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  • England vs. Colombia World Cup live stream info, channel
England vs. Colombia World Cup live stream info, channel

In a tournament full of surprises, Gareth Southgate's young England team are the only former champions left in the lower half of the draw following the shock exit of Spain. "They have good potential there, good quality". Rodriguez's last goal for Colombia came in an October, 2017, qualifier against Peru. "So that's what people think, but ...

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  • National Basketball Association free agent rumors: Paul will re-sign with Rockets
National Basketball Association free agent rumors: Paul will re-sign with Rockets

The veteran point guard confirmed reports of his return on Twitter Saturday night. Paul averaged 18.6 points and 7.9 assists last season for Houston . But the one elusive piece to his legacy is an National Basketball Association championship, and his bum hamstring kept his Rockets from surviving a decisive Game 7 with the Warriors.

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  • Sebastian Vettel - We didn't have the pace to challenge Mercedes
Sebastian Vettel - We didn't have the pace to challenge Mercedes

Chief strategist James Vowles, his words relayed to a global audience of millions over the team radio, took full responsibility and said his mistake had thrown away the win. In Canada, their failure to give Hamilton a fresh engine contributed to him finishing only fifth. "I already said it before the race: It is super to start 1-2 but it is bette...

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  • How Mexico has falled in the Round of 16 time and again
How Mexico has falled in the Round of 16 time and again

Neymar was the architect, crossing for Firmino, who is becoming something of a "supersub" for Brazil , to tap the ball home. After being held to 1-1 draw with Switzerland they needed two injury-time goals to beat Costa Rica 2-0, and it was only in the second half that we really began to see their best against Mexico .

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  • LeBron agrees to 4-year, $154 million contract with Lakers
LeBron agrees to 4-year, $154 million contract with Lakers

The Warriors are still the clear-cut favorite to win their fourth title in five years. According to reports , King James is now officially with the Lakers for the next four seasons. Boston got a boost with James finally out of the Eastern Conference. Sherwin-Williams told the Cleveland Plain Dealer on Monday that the 10-story banner featuring ...

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  • Lakers add Rajon Rondo surprise to fascinating roster
Lakers add Rajon Rondo surprise to fascinating roster

The Lakers are the fifth team the 32-year-old Rondo since he was traded from the Celtics to the Dallas Mavericks back in 2014-15. He helped the team make it to the NBA Finals in 2008, when they won the NBA Championship. Randle averaged 16.1 points and eight rebounds in 2017-18. The players are nice in theory - Stephenson is a big, athletic ball...

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  • Roger Federer leaves Nike for Uniqlo
Roger Federer leaves Nike for Uniqlo

His sponsorship with Nike expired in March and there was speculation about his what apparel he would wear for the the duration of this career. They featured his "RF" logo, the London skyline and the number "8, ' signifying his record number of Wimbledon titles, embossed in gold".

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  • Wild: LeBron going to the Lakers only adds to West test
Wild: LeBron going to the Lakers only adds to West test

Durant's deal is expected to last two years and pay him around $30 million per season, the American broadcaster said. That included the splashiest signing of the offseason: four-time MVP LeBron James signing a four-year, $154 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers .

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  • Sokratis Poses In Arsenal Shirt After Completing £18m Move
Sokratis Poses In Arsenal Shirt After Completing £18m Move

Papastathopoulos has 79 global caps for Greece and will wear the number five shirt for the Gunners . "I spoke [to them] a lot times", he said during his first Arsenal interview . "Lucas at Arsenal? I want the best for my son and I know that Arsenal showed great interest in my son", Ricardo said. "I'm a normal defender, I like to defend.

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