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Manny Pacquiao's career on the line against Lucas Matthysse Manny Pacquiao's career on the line against Lucas Matthysse
- July 16, 2018

Horn however you viewed his tactics, Pacquaio's age, or the notion that Pacquiao should have possibly earned a stoppage victory in the ninth round, officially defeated "Pacman" for the WBO welterweight crown a year ago in Brisbane , Australia. (more...)
MS Dhoni becomes 4th Indian batsman to score 10,000 runs in ODIs MS Dhoni becomes 4th Indian batsman to score 10,000 runs in ODIs
- July 16, 2018

While it is clear that the pacer will certainly have a role to play in proceedings, the Indian cricketing team management has another headache to deal with. "Asked about the unusual innings of Dhoni , where he got 59-ball 37 when the required run rate had touched 27, leg-spin bowler Yuzvendra Chahal said: "... (more...)
Croatian leader says Trump, Putin key to peace
- July 16, 2018

While there was enormous excitement during the finals of the FIFA World Cup 2018 between France and Croatia, it was Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović who stole the limelight in her team's red jersey. "Sports brings people together", Grabar-Kitarovic noted. We're on top of the world. Despite of this rainy amusing moment, both Croatian and French presidents, Kolinda Kitarovic and Emmanuel Macron seemed to have a really good time supporting their own teams. (more...)
Modric wins Golden Ball award
- July 16, 2018

He scored two goals in the group stage and converted both of his attempts in penalty shootouts to help Croatia reach the final, collecting his award from Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino during a post-match ceremony in which he was embraced by Croatia president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. (more...)
Reaction to France’s World Cup win
- July 16, 2018

It was perhaps inevitable that the pivotal moment of the final was decided by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR). Certainly Griezmann, Pogba and Olivier Giroud all shine, and the defenders such as Samuel Umtiti and Raphael Varane helped make a splashy team also solid. (more...)
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri fears N'Golo Kante will seal exit Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri fears N'Golo Kante will seal exit
- July 16, 2018

Barcelona have reportedly earmarked Kante as a target, with the France worldwide helping his country beat Croatia to win the World Cup yesterday afternoon. "I'm a Kante fan". French football expert Julien Laurens said on the BBC's World Cup Daily podcast: "I think he'll be expensive". He intercepts balls that are impossible. (more...)
Paul Pogba Offered To Barca Due To Man Utd Unhappiness Paul Pogba Offered To Barca Due To Man Utd Unhappiness
- July 16, 2018

It certainly didn't help that the midfielder had no goals or assists entering the final. He also scored a handsome third goal to move the game out of Croatia's reach, before France finally clinched their second World Cup with a 4-2 win. (more...)
Conor McGregor's praise of Vladimir Putin draws scrutiny Conor McGregor's praise of Vladimir Putin draws scrutiny
- July 16, 2018

McGregor wasn't in Russia just to take in the spectacle that is the World Cup , apparently he also has ambitions of building a "Russian Compound". Nurmagomedov, from the Russian Republic of Dagestan, was also at the final but didn't appear to be a guest of Putin. (more...)
Ronaldo arrives in Turin for Juventus medical Ronaldo arrives in Turin for Juventus medical
- July 16, 2018

Workers at a Fiat Chrysler plant in Italy have chose to go on strike following their largest shareholder's decision to spend a whopping £99.2m for the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus . The Portugal global has spent the last nine years of his career at the Santiago Bernabeu but is now set to head into a novel challenge with Champions League hopefuls Juve, who are eager to get past that final hurdle in Europe. (more...)
Amazon Prime Day set for July 16, will run longer than ever Amazon Prime Day set for July 16, will run longer than ever
- July 16, 2018

Prime members can get a sneak peek into Prime Day discounts on the Amazon app. In case you missed it, Amazon Prime Day 2018 will begin Monday, July 16 at 3 p.m. Last year Amazon had some exclusive deals on smart lights , the most notable being Philips Hue, which got a 20% discount on bulbs, and a reduction on its color ambiance starter kit. (more...)
Nabil Fekir convinces Lyon to re-open transfer talks with Liverpool Nabil Fekir convinces Lyon to re-open transfer talks with Liverpool
- July 16, 2018

According to Maddock, Liverpool could still be willing to pay the full £53 million for Fekir, but they would seek to offset the spending on a player whose anterior cruciate ligament injury in 2015 is thought to be a concern. 'His transfer failed in June, but he hasn't been affected by it. "He is quite fantastic, focused on the World Cup and he still has his heart at Lyon ". (more...)
France Win The World Cup And Emmanuel Macron Is Absolutely Loving It France Win The World Cup And Emmanuel Macron Is Absolutely Loving It
- July 16, 2018

Foreign spectators with an official Fan ID issued by Russian authorities are allowed to enter Russia visa-free. France scored four goals in a six-goal spectacle against Croatia to bag their second World Cup title in Moscow . "We will do everything to ensure football can carry out its wonderful and humanitarian role of uniting people, countries and continents". It's a huge honour to be in such a special place, the Kremlin, to celebrate the end of the 2018 World Cup and pass on the torch to ... (more...)
Louis stunner: Cards fire Matheny with club near .500 Louis stunner: Cards fire Matheny with club near .500
- July 16, 2018

The Cardinals said DeWitt and Mozeliak would hold a press conference on Sunday to discuss the move and additional staff changes. "I personally feel like I let him down". One of Mike Matheny's former players said it about as well as you could. The Cardinals have underperformed on offense and struggled in recent weeks amid reports of locker room discontent - primarily between struggling outfielder Dexter Fowler and Matheny. (more...)
Steve McManaman shared his World Cup knockout predictions after the group stage Steve McManaman shared his World Cup knockout predictions after the group stage
- July 16, 2018

In light of the heartbreak, Prince William took to Twitter to commend the England team, writing: "I know how disappointed England must feel right now but I couldn't be more proud of this team and you should hold your heads high". Croatian team had previously come third in the 1998 World Cup, which is the same year when France won their first world cup. But one of the most viral images from the tournament came after England's loss to Croatia 2-1 in a semifinal match Wednesday in Russian ... (more...)
FIFA boss thanks Russia for 'best World Cup' ever FIFA boss thanks Russia for 'best World Cup' ever
- July 16, 2018

FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar is going to be a unique affair for several reasons. Analyzing the World Cup's issues at a briefing Wednesday, the head of FIFA's diversity program also acknowledged wanting fewer images of attractive women in stadiums to be shown on future broadcasts. (more...)
Jamie Carragher reacts to Hugo Lloris mistake in World Cup final Jamie Carragher reacts to Hugo Lloris mistake in World Cup final
- July 16, 2018

So how did the French do it? Croatia , with a population of only 4.2 million people, were not among the favorites at the start of the tournament. "With France passing all these laws against Islamic practices, let's not forget it's these same Muslims players who helped win #WorldCup2018", one Twitter user wrote. (more...)
England and Belgium battle for World Cup consolation prize England and Belgium battle for World Cup consolation prize
- July 15, 2018

I'm not looking for eight years by the way but internationally you have to wait every two years. "I'm proud of my team-mates in the way we've dealt with things and I'm proud of the fans too". Glenn feels manager Southgate deserves a lot of credit for the creation of that set-up, which has included changes to support staff and psychological preparations, good strength and conditioning work and improved media and communications work. (more...)
Croatia puts faith in Modric to fulfil WC dreams Croatia puts faith in Modric to fulfil WC dreams
- July 15, 2018

The Paris Saint-Germain forward won the young player of the tournament award after scoring his fourth goal of the competition in the final, which France won 4-2. The court in the Croatian city of Osijek sentenced Zdravko Mamic last month to six and a half years in prison for siphoning off millions of euros in transfer fees when he was the head of the Dinamo Zagreb club. (more...)
Mourinho slams Man City ace Sterling: Not good enough for England Mourinho slams Man City ace Sterling: Not good enough for England
- July 15, 2018

Perisic then set up Mario Mandzukic to score the victor in extra time. After the match, Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho , who is now serving as a pundit for Russian global television network RT, got stuck into Manchester City's Raheem Sterling , claiming that he had a bad tournament. (more...)
Degenkolb wins a day of Tour de France drama
- July 15, 2018

BMC Racing Team confirmed Porte's abandonment from the remainder of the tour, saying it was "devastated". He crashed out in dramatic fashion during a mountain descent in 2017 at the same stage. The rider, who came into the race as one of the favourites for the overall win, went down in a bunch crash fairly early in the day, about 147km from the end of Stage 9 . (more...)

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