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Sexton and pack lead Ireland to win over Australia Sexton and pack lead Ireland to win over Australia
- June 18, 2018

The Wallabies scored three tries to two but the world number two-ranked Irish controlled the ball at the breakdown and profited from Australia's ill-discipline. The Wallabies' defence finally cracked when Furlong smashed over, just minutes after winger Keith Earls had a try ruled out for losing control of the ball while grounding it. (more...)
Belgium fans hopes high at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Belgium fans hopes high at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
- June 18, 2018

Belgium sense that this is their time, the golden generation know that this is their unique opportunity to win the nation's first World Cup . The passion exuded from Panama's national anthem sent social media into overdrive. Vermaelen was ruled out against Panama by coach Roberto Martinez with a hamstring injury, and Kompany was expected to be a late decision because of a groin injury. (more...)
Croatia send Nikola Kalinic home from 2018 World Cup Croatia send Nikola Kalinic home from 2018 World Cup
- June 18, 2018

Kalinic, who played for Blackburn Rovers between 2009 and 2011, was starting his fourth worldwide in a row on the bench and complained of the same problem in the friendly loss to Brazil . Kalinic, who was unable to break into the starting lineup during the build-up to the tournament, also missed a warm-up friendly with Brazil and did not train on Sunday. (more...)
Eddie Jones: England coach retains RFU support despite fifth straight defeat Eddie Jones: England coach retains RFU support despite fifth straight defeat
- June 18, 2018

Jones is under siege on multiple fronts as England's tour to South Africa began to unravel in the Afrikaners' heartland of Bloemfontein where the frustration of players and management boiled over. "Just wanted to say sorry I walked off during my interview with Sky Sports ", Youngs said on Twitter. After another loss Jones said: "I'm obviously very disappointed". (more...)
Koepka fends off Fleetwood charge to win US Open Koepka fends off Fleetwood charge to win US Open
- June 18, 2018

Opens since Curtis Strange did it in 1988 and 1989? "It's a similar feel", Elliott said. "I had seven or eight putts that easily could have gone in the hole but didn't", said Johnson, who finished with 38 putts. "For me, it was", odd said. I enjoy the test. "I just feel like I need to be out grinding". "I don't think I could have dreamed of this, going back to back". (more...)
Errol Spence Jr. vs. Carlos Ocampo Official Weigh-in Results Errol Spence Jr. vs. Carlos Ocampo Official Weigh-in Results
- June 18, 2018

Javier Fortuna is a former world champion and a tough fighter. And a few more, and a couple more after that. Needless to say, Spence is on a roll and stopping either of those fighters is a feat in itself. "I just can't let someone like Carlos Ocampo detour my route for bigger fights ahead". He likes to bang too in the ring just like I do. No matter where I am, Los Angeles, Las Vegas or NY, someone notices who I am. (more...)
Federer beats Raonic for Stuttgart Open title Federer beats Raonic for Stuttgart Open title
- June 18, 2018

Federer will be looking for his 18th career grass-court title. Roger Federer will once again return to pinnacle of ATP Rankings on Monday after moving into the final of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart . The Swiss star has a 10-3 in career head-to-head meetings against the Canadian. Pouille fended off the Canadian's effort as much as possible during the match, including saving two break point opportunities from Raonic. (more...)
England going in with no fear, says Harry Maguire England going in with no fear, says Harry Maguire
- June 18, 2018

Kane will lead England out as captain for their first action of the tournament against Tunisia on Monday in Volgograd, having already seen a supreme display of finishing at Russian Federation 2018. "It won't be easy for the opposition attack", said the 38-year old. "Look at the form of the team in the last seven or eight games against some of the best sides in the world". (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association take away Pogba's goal for France Federation Internationale de Football Association take away Pogba's goal for France
- June 18, 2018

The goal was originally credited to Paul Pogba but Federation Internationale de Football Association have since confirmed that while Pogba did get a touch, it wasn't going towards goal until it took a deflection off Behich. The former Swedish worldwide said: "I don't read a lot of media, but when I do see a lot of critics against him, but obviously when you make as much money as he does, people will criticise you". (more...)
Jack Wilshere set to leave Arsenal on free transfer Jack Wilshere set to leave Arsenal on free transfer
- June 18, 2018

The fact is that Arsenal are refusing to budge on their position vis-a-vis the terms of Wilshere's new contract that would see him take a 20% cut to pocket a modest £100,000-a-week. In between those conversations, Emery has made a beeline for Steven Nzonzi , the former Blackburn Rovers midfielder who worked under the Frenchman at Sevilla, as well as Porto's Yacine Brahimi . (more...)
Sweden coach apologises over 'spying' squabble with South Koreans
- June 18, 2018

The sides meet on Monday (13:00 BST). "It's very hard for Westeners to distinguish between Asians , and that's why we did that", Shin explained, as quoted by ESPN . The Swede was asked to leave, and said he had thought the session was open to all. "It is very important we show respect for an opponent and if what we did has been perceived in another way, then we apologize", said the coach who until taking over the national team in 2016, spent his career managing teams in the Swedish ... (more...)
Historic video review helps France top Aussies in World Cup Historic video review helps France top Aussies in World Cup
- June 18, 2018

With the world watching him in a World Cup opener against Iceland, the normally brilliant Messi struck a weak spot kick that was saved, leaving Argentina with a disappointing 1-1 draw. Critics of the system say it takes spontaneity out of the game, but the VAR interventions at this year's World Cup have so far been quick and "painless". (more...)
Messi miscues at the World Cup, where he can not afford to Messi miscues at the World Cup, where he can not afford to
- June 18, 2018

True to form, Iceland fought back and Finnbogason netted the equaliser four minutes later, pouncing when Argentine keeper Wilfredo Caballero parried away Gylfi Sigurdsson's shot for a classic poacher's goal. At the end, Messi retreated alone into the center circle with his head bowed and hands on his knees. In contrast, Messi, with the score at 1-1, drove his free-kick straight into the wall, booting the ball into the air in frustration as the final whistle sounded seconds later. (more...)
Brooks Koepka Wins Back-to-Back U.S. Open Titles Brooks Koepka Wins Back-to-Back U.S. Open Titles
- June 18, 2018

This victory will leave only one odd Koepka Family Tradition in its wake. "Hell of a job, bud", unusual barked in his ear, above the din. "It was a tale of two different golf courses today", he said. I knew what it was for. "His girlfriend, Becky Edwards, an all-American soccer player at Florida State", Buck said as a woman ran up to the new Major champion, greeting him with a kiss. (more...)
Landon Donovan takes heat from U.S. internationals for Mexico-supporting ads Landon Donovan takes heat from U.S. internationals for Mexico-supporting ads
- June 18, 2018

Landon Donovan , a 36-year-old native Californian who starred on the US men's national team and played for Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy and other clubs, is shown in Twitter posts on behalf of the bank, holding a scarf that reads, "My Other Team is Mexico". (more...)
MMA star Conor McGregor heads to court for melee charges MMA star Conor McGregor heads to court for melee charges
- June 18, 2018

Unfortunately not much was learned today from Conor McGregor's brief appearance at the courtroom in Brooklyn, New York . They took a private jet together from Ireland for the hearing. " I regret my actions that led me here today ", the heavily tattooed McGregor told reporters as he left the courthouse. "I understand the seriousness of this matter and I am hopeful that it gets resolved soon". (more...)
US Open: Brooks Koepka beats Tommy Fleetwood at Shinnecock Hills
- June 18, 2018

Some great golfers, fortunate ones, discover that one of their sport's major championships suits their style of play and their temperament perfectly. But Koepka steadied himself and ground his way home in the traditional style of a U.S. However, Johnson's putting was off Sunday, just as it was during Saturday's moving-day round. "I knew I was kind of in it teeing off, but you still have to get off to that good start". (more...)
Stunned Germany hopes to avoid early World Cup exit Stunned Germany hopes to avoid early World Cup exit
- June 18, 2018

Mexico stunned World Cup holders Germany yesterday, inflicting a 1-0 defeat that throws the Germans' title defence into disarray as Neymar's Brazil stuttered to a draw against Switzerland. In the case of Germany, there was a bit of fun related to the country's history in Russian Federation. Germany's captain conceded just four goals in seven games during the successful 2014 World Cup campaign and looked sharp in Moscow despite nine months on the sidelines. (more...)
Ashleigh Barty wins Nottingham Open after heated final against Johanna Konta
- June 18, 2018

Saving the first five break points she faced in the match, Barty looked on course to record her fifth straight sets victory in as many matches this week, only to see Konta make a late push to force a decider. You're making decisions that affect our lives. "Do you fully understand that?" she said. Clearly distracted, she went on to lose the next game, which handed her opponent a 6-3 3-6 6-4 win, and then walked past the umpire's chair without shaking hands. (more...)
Germany must rebuild collective power after Mexico tore it apart Germany must rebuild collective power after Mexico tore it apart
- June 18, 2018

In the space of 90 minutes, Germany went from being revered like Spain's 2010 World Cup winning side, to being faced with the pity and schadenfreude that befell the Spanish side of 2014. Germany's proud record of never being eliminated in the group stage at a World Cup is already in danger. Germany can still advance in the tournament, but will have to score big victories in its upcoming matches against Sweden and South Korea . (more...)

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