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United North American bid awarded 2026 FIFA World Cup over Morocco United North American bid awarded 2026 FIFA World Cup over Morocco
- Июня 16, 2018

Edmontonian Alphonso Davies , 17, was the first to speak in the United Bid's final presentation to the FIFA Congress prior to the vote . Major League Soccer released the following statement: "The decision to host World Cup 2026 in Canada, Mexico and the United States is a testament to our three nations coming together for the United Bid , and a monumental step in our collective mission to further advance the game of soccer in North America". (more...)
Toni Nadal Backs Rafa to Challenge for Wimbledon Title Toni Nadal Backs Rafa to Challenge for Wimbledon Title
- Июня 16, 2018

Nadal's decision means it is the third consecutive year the Spaniard has pulled out of the event in London , which he won in 2008 as part of a memorable trio of triumphs including the French Open and a first Wimbledon title. The 28-year-old must wait to see whether his good form is enough to convince Wimbledon to give him a wild card into qualifying or whether he must play in next week's wild card play-off. (more...)
2nd T20I: Shoaib Malik stars as Pakistan beat Scotland to sweep series 2nd T20I: Shoaib Malik stars as Pakistan beat Scotland to sweep series
- Июня 16, 2018

In 13th June, 2018 the 2nd day/ night match took place where Pakistan won the toss and made a decision to bat first. But, they let things off their grip in the last five overs where they conceded over 60 runs. Pakistani bowlers tied their innings earlier. It was a terrific all-round performance by Pakistan which helped them register a quite convincing victory in the end. (more...)
Morocco coach Herve Renard remains hopeful despite World Cup defeat to Iran
- Июня 16, 2018

A draw would not have been a good result for either side as they aim to upset the odds in a group which also contains Spain and Portugal, but it was the least that Morocco deserved having dominated the match for long periods. The late twist ended Morocco's 18-match unbeaten run, and spells trouble for their World Cup campaign with two European heavyweights still to come. (more...)
England agree to handshake as Australia go on charm offensive England agree to handshake as Australia go on charm offensive
- Июня 16, 2018

The punishment means he can not hold any leadership position in the team for the rest of his career, but does allow him to play in overseas domestic leagues and Australian Premier Cricket - senior inter-club or district cricket competitions in each of Australia's states and territories. (more...)
Morocco vs. Iran final score Morocco vs. Iran final score
- Июня 16, 2018

Morocco have qualified for their fifth World Cup , their first since 1998. The late drama sparked wild celebrations from the Iran bench in St Petersburg as Carlos Queiroz's side took three points from a game in which they were second best for long periods. (more...)
Jose Mourinho is not happy about Liverpool's post-Champions League advantage Jose Mourinho is not happy about Liverpool's post-Champions League advantage
- Июня 15, 2018

But the former Paris Saint-Germain and Sevilla coach has been given a daunting task at the outset of his reign, with Arsenal kicking off the 2018-19 season at home to Pep Guardiola's champions on the weekend beginning August 11 before then travelling to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea a week later. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, asks for trade Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, asks for trade
- Июня 15, 2018

Leonard is not concerned with missing out on the supermax contract of five years and $219 million that he is eligible form accordig to Haynes. The development is the latest in the Spurs-Leonard saga, which saw disagreements over how to handle Leonard's injury drive a wedge between the two sides. (more...)
Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth among favorites with $12M at stake Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth among favorites with $12M at stake
- Июня 15, 2018

Tiger Woods shot a 78. Wendy's, the fast food chain that has made a habit out of jumping into the latest social media trends, was quick to take a jab at Tiger following his lackluster start. Spieth shot 78 and was in trouble from the moment he three-putted the 10th and overshot the short 11th from a greenside bunker, running up a triple-bogey six after his first chip came back to his feet. (more...)
Iran Coach Carlos Queiroz Blasts 'Arrogant' Nike For US Sanctions
- Июня 15, 2018

Team Melli, who have qualified for the consecutive World Cups for the first time , are making their fifth appearance in the World Cup finals, however the Persian have not yet advanced to the knockout stage. "Morocco are a great team with great players and they are one of the favourites to move through to the second round, alongside Portugal and Spain". (more...)
Salah Out Of Egypt Starting XI Against Uruguay Salah Out Of Egypt Starting XI Against Uruguay
- Июня 15, 2018

The official attendance was given at 27,015 while according to Federation Internationale de Football Association 32,278 tickets were sold for the Group A match which Uruguay won 1-0 on a cool afternoon. "We'll see great players here and he can be the greatest player [of all] at this World Cup ". "We can confirm that 32 278 tickets have been allocated for the match between Egypt and Uruguay in Yekaterinburg ". (more...)
India v Afghanistan: Test debutants beaten inside two days India v Afghanistan: Test debutants beaten inside two days
- Июня 15, 2018

India were 347/6 at stumps on day one after centuries from Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay . Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets to help skittle out Afghanistan for 103 in the final session while following on. Rashid Khan took two for 154 runs. Fellow fast bowler Umesh Yadav trapped Rahmat Shah lbw for 14 and gave away just 18 runs from his first six overs. (more...)
Boris Becker fights for diplomatic immunity in bankruptcy case Boris Becker fights for diplomatic immunity in bankruptcy case
- Июня 15, 2018

High Court his appointment as the war-torn African country's attaché for sports and culture to the European Union should afford him diplomatic immunity against claims on "further assets", BBC reported Friday . "Sport is incredibly important in Africa and is fast becoming a universal language". Becker said in a statement: "A bunch of anonymous and unaccountable bankers and bureaucrats pushed me into a completely unnecessary declaration of bankruptcy , which has inflicted a whole heap of ... (more...)
Porter Jr. likely to use Friday for medical exam Porter Jr. likely to use Friday for medical exam
- Июня 15, 2018

According to ESPN , select teams will still send representatives to Chicago to meet with Porter on Friday. The former University of Missouri forward missed almost all of this past NCAA season because of a back injury, which was classified as a left hip injury when he first got hurt. (more...)
No. 1 Halep captures elusive Slam crown No. 1 Halep captures elusive Slam crown
- Июня 15, 2018

The early exchanges were brutal in Paris heat, but it was the world number one who found herself being forced onto the defensive as Stephens moved 4-1 ahead. "I didn't think about it", she began, with a chuckle. And then, without even pausing, Halep added: "But I will not stop this". She has a rare combination of speed, power and stamina that makes her risky on every surface. (more...)
Kyrie Irving On LeBron James Reunion, Celtics Contract Extension Kyrie Irving On LeBron James Reunion, Celtics Contract Extension
- Июня 15, 2018

I don't think [impending free agency will] necessarily have an effect. "In this business, I've experienced it all, and I've seen a lot". But he saw what the team did in his absence, and he knows how much better they can be when fully healthy. (more...)
Former champion Haye announces retirement Former champion Haye announces retirement
- Июня 15, 2018

I would personally, like to wish David Haye all he best in his retirement and to congratulate him on an inspiring career, of which I will always look back on with fond memories! Yes, Haye will leave many memories both in and out of the ring in his legacy but on the whole, he'll certainly go down as Britain's best cruiserweight ever and surely one of the top fighters in his prime to come out of the United Kingdom during his particular era. (more...)
Russian girls advised to avoid Naija guys, others Russian girls advised to avoid Naija guys, others
- Июня 15, 2018

Another lawmaker, Alexander Sherin, also said foreign fans could bring viruses and banned substances to the tournament and advised Russians to use caution in their interactions with foreigners. The FIFA 2018 World Cup kicks off when hosts Russian Federation take on Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday. 'We welcome fans from all countries, skin colors, all religions, all genders and all (sexual) orientations'. (more...)
Mohamed Salah declared fit for Egypt opener Mohamed Salah declared fit for Egypt opener
- Июня 15, 2018

Last month, Salah sustained a shoulder injury during Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final and it had been expected that the winger would be out of contention for Egypt's first game in Russian Federation. Uruguay are unbeaten against African opposition at the World Cup (W1 D2). Uruguayhead to Russian Federation on the back of just one defeat in their last nine games. (more...)
England's Marcus Rashford misses World Cup training after knee injury England's Marcus Rashford misses World Cup training after knee injury
- Июня 15, 2018

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. I played in England teams that had midfielders with great technical ability but this squad has a different dimension with its speed. "Is centre-back my preferred position?" I will do anything for the team. (more...)