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Virat Kohli-led India to play West Indies in July 2019

However, not all matches will affect the Test Championship and the ODI League. "It's exciting for fans and players to see the new context which is being given to ODI and test cricket", Williamson said in a statement. The tournament, along with the ICC World Test Championship , which will commence in July 2019, significantly increases the cricket played by the likes of Ireland, Afghanistan and the Netherlands. Read More »

Senegal beat Poland for first African win at 2018 World Cup

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Poland now have to get something out of their second match against Colombia or face a swift return from Russian Federation. "Let's not underestimate Senegal ". " Senegal represent the whole African continent", he told reporters via Independent . Senegal , back in the tournament for the first time since 2002, went ahead in the 37th minute when Thiago Cionek's attempted block of Idrissa Gueye's shot wrong-footed goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny , who was picked to start over ... Read More »

Spurs Would Deal Kawhi Leonard to LA for Right Package

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First, the Celtics must find a compelling offer for Leonard and the Spurs . By now, it's well known that Leonard wants out of San Antonio . Boston and Philadephia are also reported to be in the mix. The 76ers defense would be even better with Kawhi Leonard . In 407 career games with the Spurs, Leonard averaged 16.3 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 1.8 steals. Read More »

Hirving Lozano’s Goal Stuns World Cup Champs In Massive Upset

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And Fabian urged Mexico fans instead to sing well-known Mexican song Cielito Lindo ("Ay, ay, ay, ay, Canta y no llores"). "A wake-up call is too late, we now have to win two games, otherwise the World Cup is over", Hummels said . "We will certainly not change our match plan". However, based on the outcome of Mexico's game with world champion Germany , Mr. Maradona might have to take those words back. Read More »

World Cup match report Russian Federation v Egypt 19 June 2018

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The first half of the thriller went goalless, however, both the team scored four goals in the rest of 45-minutes, entertaining the crowd. Egypt's Ahmed Fathi put the ball into his own net two minutes after halftime. On Tuesday, he finished off a smart team move through the Egyptian defence - exactly the kind of soccer Russian Federation didn't play even two weeks ago, when it drew 1-1 with a weakened Turkey team for its seventh winless friendly in a row. Read More »

Charlotte Hornets trade Dwight Howard to Brooklyn Nets

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This will be his fourth team in four seasons. The 7-foot-1 Mozgov has not played a full 82-game season since 2013 and has averaged in double figures only once during his eight-year National Basketball Association career. Howard, a three-time Defensive Player of the Year and five-time All-Defensive Team selection, holds career averages of 17.4 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks with the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers , Houston Rockets, Hawks and Hornets. Read More »

NBA Mock Draft 9.0

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But the 19-year-old later added that getting to his second contract would likely indicate that his team thrived on the court. While we pretty much know who the first few picks will be, we don't really know what order they'll be - with the exception of DeAndre Ayton locking up the No. Read More »

Gregg Popovich meets with Kawhi Leonard

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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich met with Kawhi Leonard in Southern California on Tuesday and while Leonard is seeking a trade to Los Angeles, San Antonio is "unlikely" to be motivated send him to the Lakers , ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports . Read More »

Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia live stream

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However, while they largely eliminated their defensive errors and enjoyed more possession than their opponents, they were made to pay for one lapse by goalkeeper Mohammed Al Owais, whose misjudgement allowed Suarez to score. We were very, very below our potential", said the 71-year-old "We managed to qualify for the knockout stage, that's what we wanted and really that's what we needed and Saudi Arabia could have made it hard for us. Read More »

Phil Mickelson apologizes for intentionally violating rules at U.S. Open

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If in that moment you kill somebody, then no. From longtime Shinnecock greenskeeper Ron Eleazer, to Southampton Golf Club member Denise Martorana, part of the team marshaling the first hole, to Shinnecock course superintendent Jon Jennings, everyone seems to agree that a Mickelson win would be something to celebrate. Read More »

Spain confirm goalkeeper for Iran clash

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Spain took a short corner and after Gerard Pique and Sergio Ramos headed the ball back across the face of goal from Andres Iniesta's cross, Silva went for the overhead kick at close range, but saw it fly over the crossbar. The Iranians will need to beat Portugal to advance. It is a formula that nearly thwarted Spain and should be good enough to trouble Portugal in a match that is now win or bust. Read More »

NBA Mock Draft: Cleveland Cavaliers boost shaky backcourt

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They are taking calls from teams looking to move up in the draft via trade, and are seeking proven National Basketball Association vets whose presence would both improve the roster and be enticing to James. Today, we're going to let you know about the top 4 destinations for Kevin Love if LeBron decides to leave. He sat down with prospects at the combine and brought others to Cleveland, trying to make the most of the coveted first-round pick the Cavaliers acquired from the Boston ... Read More »

Poland vs. Senegal - Football Match Report

Indeed, Krychowiak let loose a sloppy back-pass that was gobbled up by Mbaye Niang , who dodged past the charging Wojciech Szczesny and walked the ball into the gaping maw of the Polish net. Ultimately, however, they were beaten by the whistle, thus beginning their World Cup campaign with a rather underwhelming result and performance. Read More »

Nick Mallett: Ashwin Willemse talks garbage

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Ashwin Willemse declined to take part in the investigation into his SuperSport studio walkout because he felt it was an attempt to plaster over what he believes to be a racist incident. At the time, Willemse's comments indicated a racial dispute between him and the two other presenters, Nick Mallet and Naas Botha . "Ashwin has a contract with SuperSport‚" said Khobane. Read More »

VAR, Granqvist penalty lead Sweden over South Korea

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Next up: South Korea will play Mexico at 11 a.m. ET on Saturday, while Sweden will face Germany at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday in the teams' second of three Group F games. "Following the first half we knew that could adjust to their height so we had prepared well in that way, players did as we had planned but I think psychologically they were a little concerned by the height of the Swedes". Read More »

Neymar hobbles out of training after feeling 'pain' in his ankle

After only 15 minutes of Tuesday's workout, the forward left the session alongside a physio while complaining about his ankle. Another said: "Why is Neymar always injured during World Cup? ". The injury ended the 26-year-old's season and saw him battle to be fit in time for the World Cup. "But you know who else is going to have a big World Cup?" Heavily marked and far from his best, Neymar was fouled 10 times in the match against Switzerland in Rostov-on-Don. Read More »

Kieran Trippier: 'Everyone listens to Harry Kane in the England dressing room'

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England wing-back Kieran Trippier is confident there is enough firepower in Gareth Southgate's side to share the scoring burden if Harry Kane's hot streak ever cools down. "As a player, sometimes the less information the better", he said. And Kane confirmed England players had found it tough to cope with certain aspects of the atmosphere despite his own personal heroics. Read More »

England beat Australia by 242 runs in 3rd ODI, win series

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England's Eoin Morgan bats during the third One-Day International (ODI) cricket match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge cricket ground in Nottingham , central England on June 19, 2018. With the series lost, Paine indicated that Australia will continue to tinker with their batting line-up as they try to fill the significant holes left by the absence of Steven Smith and David Warner. Read More »

Jubilant Russians fill streets after World Cup win over Egypt

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After a goalless first half, Ahmed Fathi scored an own goal before Denis Cheryshev struck and Artem Dzyuba added a third. In fairness, we are nowhere near the levels of Jabulani hysteria - Adidas' infamous giant leap for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa that Gianluigi Buffon described as "horrible" amid a wave of criticism that included condemnation from NASA. Read More »

Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in their World Cup opener

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Former Manchester United midfielder Kagawa scored from 12 yards, handing Colombia the worst possible start to their tournament before they pulled level through a Juan Quintero free-kick later in the half. Hopefully there will be more to come. James Rodriguez was forced to make do with a place on the substitutes' bench after suffering from muscle fatigue but Jose Izquierdo was handed a surprise start. Read More »

TURN: Nabil Fekir offered to Spurs after Liverpool deal collapses

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But Jean-Pierre Bernes insists his client, who is now away on global duty in Russian Federation with France, has yet to resolve his future. However, speculation arose that Fekir had failed his medical, with issues over a knee problem proving to be significant enough for the Reds' to seek a second opinion. Read More »

Konta through to Nottingham final

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In the second match on court, the British number one breezed through the opening set in half-an-hour before, with Vekic having called for the trainer and looking ready to go for further treatment, the players were forced off by rain. Konta followed this up with a ideal service game. The key moment came in the seventh game as Konta broke Vekić's serve for a second time, eventually taking one of several break points that fell her way. Read More »

Harry Kane late winner helps England beat Tunisia 2-1

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A brace from Harry Kane , including a very late victor, carried England to a dramatic victory over Tunisia tonight. England captain Harry Kane has made a disgusting revelation about what his team endured in their last-gasp win against Tunisia at the World Cup . Read More »

Sadio and Senegal see off Poland

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The Lions of Teranga had taken the lead shortly before the break when a shot from Everton's Idrissa Gueye took a huge deflection off the unfortunate Thiago Cionek . Senegal would later go on to score the result clinching goal. The speedy Mbaye Niang got in front of his defender , nicked the ball away from Szczesny and rolled it into the empty net. Read More »

Alli promises to keep a cool head in Russian Federation

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Eric Dier and Dele Alli are Tottenham Hotspur and England teammates. Gareth Southgate has selected his 23-man squad for England's World Cup campaign. "He has that swagger that Brazilians have". The England worldwide blew hot and cold with Spurs this season and was often criticised for some lacklustre performances, although 46 goals and 41 assists in 146 appearances in all competitions since joining in 2015 makes for impressive reading. Read More »

England's Delph ready to miss a game to be at birth

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I don't know, it's pretty surreal when you think about it. "They are very confident, very comfortable on the ball, so we will have to be on our toes and implement our game plan spot on to get the win". "I've been speaking to the lads we've got at City, I spoke to Gareth often, so I've been well aware of what's been going on and what's been said in camp". Read More »

Anushka Sharma scolds man for littering | Anushka Sharma video | Anushka Sharma littering

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According to several media reports, the video which has now gone viral shows Anushka telling the man to please be careful because you can't just throw plastic around on the streets. The video however received a mixed reaction from social media users. Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar was one among others to retweet the video complimenting the actor for her action on the road. Read More »

Saudi Arabia World Cup squad land safely after engine fire on flight

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The team posted photos of the players exiting the plane and smiling Monday night but did not release further details of the engine problem, which appeared to result in part of the plane catching on fire . The statement was followed up by a tweet from the federation's official Twitter account. Saudi Arabia kicked off their World Cup campaign with a 5-0 reverse at the hands of hosts Russian Federation in Thursday's inaugural match. Read More »

Germans awake to doom and gloom after Mexico loss

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Mexican forward Hirving Lozano celebrates after scoring against defending champion Germany . And if they finish runners-up in Group F, Germany could be on course to face Brazil in a daunting second-round match-up. Yet there were no audible signs of discontent from the sizable German contingent in the crowd. We'll update with Mexico vs. Germany plus Brazil vs. Read More »

Spurs Rumors: Cavaliers called about Kawhi Leonard trade

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Sure Leonard's contract situation and mysterious quad injury might complicate matters, but San Antonio definitely will want more for a player of Leonard's caliber. It's safe to say the Spurs would rather trade Leonard to the Eastern Conference, as much as they might even be compelled to make the move. No one saw last summer's trade between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Indiana Pacers coming. Read More »

England opt for attack-focused midfield against Tunisia

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That's quite the win for England . Harry Kane , Jordan Pickford and Raheem Sterling are among the starters in England's World Cup opener. Tunisia mounted a bit of a comeback after that and were awarded a penalty in the 33 minute when Kyle Walker brought Fakhreddine Ben Youssef down inside the box. Read More »

Lukaku scores twice as Belgium thrash Panama

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Roberto Martinez dared to leave some of the seasoned players out of the final 23-man squad for the tournament but is likely to keep faith with his consistent performers who featured during the qualifiers. Along with Iceland, Panama are the other team this time around taking their World Cup bow. The Chelsea forward was hacked down by Panama defenders Roman Torres and Michael Murillo and the five bookings collected by Hernan Gomez's side were the most by a team in a single game ... Read More »

Belgium's stars come out to shine in 2nd half against Panama

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Belgium are not short of belief but Thibaut Courtois insisted the Red Devils are not among the favourites to win the World Cup in Russian Federation. "We've become strong on defense". "I think Panama are one of the stories of the World Cup , that's why we all enjoy the format of the World Cup , a nation that are arriving for the first time against the odds", added the former Everton and Wigan boss. Read More »

Historic Griezmann goal, Pogba secure slender win

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France re-took the lead through a Paul Pogba goal in the 81st minute. This comes after the controversy on Saturday night (AEST) when Uruguay referee Andres Cunha awarded France a penalty in their 2-1 Group C victory over the Socceroos, after consulting with the video referee and looking at replays on a pitch-side monitor. Read More »

Injured Virat Kohli takes Yo-Yo test ahead of United Kingdom tour

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Kohli, who had to cancel his English county stint with Surrey due to a neck injury which he sustained during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018, looked at ease as he ran under the watchful eyes of trainer Shankar Basu and others. Though the Yo-Yo test is the basic parameter, it will be the status of Kohli's injury that would decide his availability for the Ireland T20 Internationals to be held on June 27 and June 29 as well as England tour. Read More »

VAR controversy, Argentina held by Iceland and more

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His fellow superstar Messi, with whom he has monopolised the world player of the year award for a decade, is under vast pressure to secure his first major global trophy and make amends for Argentina's painful loss to Germany in the 2014 final. Read More »

Conor McGregor in plea negotiations following bus melee

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Conor McGregor has arrived at a NY court to face three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief. A prosecutor said McGregor and the District Attorney's office are working on a potential plea deal to resolve the charges from the melee. Read More »

Phil Mickelson freestyles hole 13 of US Open Championship

I have no idea how he does it. Anderson won a record three in a row from 1903-1905, so Koepka has that to shoot for at Pebble Beach in 2019. "A 62 was more on my mind than where I was in the tournament coming down the last few holes", said the 27-year-old from Southport. Read More »

Germany stunned by Mexico's 1-0 victory

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Brazil, and their star Neymar, made their bow in Russian Federation in Rostov-on-Don but gutsy Switzerland battled back to cancel out a Philippe Coutinho strike midway through the first half of the Group E tie. Philippe Coutinho's trademark goal looked set to send the Selecao on their way to victory, but they were pegged back in the second half by Steven Zubar's header. Read More »

Shaq doesn’t want LeBron James to chase rings to close his career

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ET on June 29. While he wasn't playing at LeBron's level late in his career, he does know what it was like to bounce around from team to team in order to try and sneak an extra ring. But, to their credit, they've developed intriguing franchise pillars, with max cap space and a few tradable assets, at a time when just about nobody else can say the same. Read More »

Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24 on debut with Toyota

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Alonso is aiming for the second leg of motor-racing's triple crown, having won the Monaco Grand Prix in 2006 and 2007. The presence of a sporting icon at Le Mans guaranteed the race, Toyota and the WEC far greater worldwide attention than had it been six lesser-known drivers competing in what was effectively a private Toyota battle. Read More »

Koepka survives Fleetwood challenge, wins 2nd straight US Open

By the time he was interviewed by Fox's odd (an apt pairing of interviewer and interviewee) on the 18th green, where he had made a meaningless bogey to win, Koepka had done what all U.S. My game's in a good spot. "I feel my game is made for championship golf", said the extremely long-hitting Finau, who believes he is developing a complete, all-round game. Read More »

Quake detected in Mexico after Lozano stuns Germany

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Mexico were aggressive off the ball, pressing and hounding the Germans, who were often ponderous in possession. That's why the first half looked the way it did. "It's pretty simple: we played like we did against Saudi Arabia, but this time it was against a better opponent", fumed the Bayern Munich player, who was booked for a foul in the dying stages. Read More »

'Earthquake' triggered by Mexico fans celebrating German defeat

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The loss was Germany's first in a FIFA World Cup since they went down to Spain in the 2010 semi-finals and despite a worrying trend of having won just once in their past seven games, scoring only six times during that sequence. The Mexican government reported an artificial quake "possibly due to mass jumping" after the first-half goal during the 35th minute of the 2018 World Cup game against Germany, the defending World Cup champion. Read More »

Iranian forward's heartfelt message for Moroccan player who scored devastating own goal

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Queiroz would want his side to display the same confidence against Morocco , but he knows it would be a hard task, and dreaming about a place in the next round right now would be too much to ask for. On the other end, Iran won three out of their last five games with two loss. Iran striker Sardar Azmoun, who plays in Russian Federation for Rubin Kazan, has scored 23 times in 33 global appearances. Read More »