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Sports Gregg Popovich went to SD to meet Leonard, report says
Author: 0 Gregg Popovich went to SD to meet Leonard, report says

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne , Leonard is still very upset over Parker's comments over how he chose to handle his injury and feels that Popovich and the rest of his Spurs teammates weren't supportive enough of him.

Author: 0 We Must Make Ronaldo 'Less Exceptional,' Says Morocco Boss Renard

Morocco and Portugal played each other at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, and the Moroccans won 3-1 to enter the round of 16 while Portugal finished last. His presence is naturally very important for the team but this is not all about individuals. If Ronaldo plays at the same level Wednesday (8 a.m., TSN) at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, a Portugal victory would ensure elimination for Morocco .

Author: 0 Neymar gives Brazil a fright after World Cup training session

Neymar was initially in the middle trying to regain possession of the ball but as soon as he made a block with his right foot, he grimaced in pain. Gilberto Silva knows exactly what it takes to win a World Cup , and the former Arsenal midfielder believes that the Seleção are well placed to win a sixth World Cup in Russian Federation.

Sports Ashwin Willemse feels walkout incident 'was rooted in racism'
Author: 0 Ashwin Willemse feels walkout incident 'was rooted in racism'

Mlilo said that the rugby analyst and former Springbok wing is intending to fulfil his contract with SuperSport. The 2007 Rugby World Cup victor went on to say he "can't work with people who undermine other people" and that he was "glad it happened on live TV so that people can see".

Sports Buzz kill: Gnats swarm players during Tunisia v England game
Author: 0 Buzz kill: Gnats swarm players during Tunisia v England game

England captain Kane said he was delighted to have scored after he and the national team suffered a frustrating Euro 2016, going out to Iceland in the round of 16. Harry Kane's late victor for England sparked jubilant celebrations in Maidstone. Kane largely disappeared for the 80 minutes that separated his goals, but he has that indefinable quality that elevates great strikers above the rest - he will always, somehow, find a way to earn one last chance, and one is generally all he needs.

Sports Widely mocked Ronaldo bust replaced at Portugal airport
Author: 0 Widely mocked Ronaldo bust replaced at Portugal airport

Check out the brand new daily JOE World Cup Minipod hosted by Dion Fanning and Paddy McKenna featuring modest Ronaldo , miserable Messi and can England do it? Ronaldo lit up the World Cup with a stunning hat-trick in Portugal's thrilling 3-3 draw with Spain in their opening game in Russian Federation in the game of the tournament.

Sports Russia's defeat of Egypt shows emphatic win over Saudis was no fluke
Author: 0 Russia's defeat of Egypt shows emphatic win over Saudis was no fluke

Egypt are second from bottom in Group A and will be eliminated from the World Cup should Uruguay beat or draw Saudi Arabia in Rostov. Salah was making his first appearance since injuring his left shoulder when falling heavily after being dragged to the ground by Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in the Champions League final just over three weeks ago.

Author: 0 Neymar chops of spaghetti locks before Costa Rica game

After only 15 minutes of Tuesday's workout, the forward left the session alongside a physio while complaining about his ankle. Neymar grimaced in pain during a "rondo" exercise, where players try to keep the ball away from two players in the middle of a square.

Sports James Pallotta denies Alisson to Real Madrid reports
Author: 0 James Pallotta denies Alisson to Real Madrid reports

Roma president James Pallotta insists he was only joking after suggesting that goalkeeper Alisson could be set to join Champions League winners Real Madrid . Alisson Becker had wanted his future to be decided before the World Cup in Russian Federation began and while this wasn't possible, Real Madrid remain heavily interested in his services and feel that a deal can be closed at 60 million euros.

Sports England Power Their Way to Highest ODI Total
Author: 0 England Power Their Way to Highest ODI Total

Travis Head top scored with 51 with Marcus Stoinis (44) the only other batsman to score more than 25. Victory gave 2019 World Cup hosts England an unbeatable 3-0 lead in their five-match series with the world champions. Australia's Glenn Maxwell looks dejected after his team conceded another boundary. Bairstow had two scares, overturning an lbw verdict on 27 sweeping at Ashton Agar and escaping a very hard chance to Marcus Stoinis at deep mid-off three runs later off Andrew Tye, but he ...

Sports Russian Federation blitzes Egypt for 2nd win
Author: 0 Russian Federation blitzes Egypt for 2nd win

It took 40 minutes for the Premier League's Golden Boot victor to have an attempt on goal as the ball fell kindly on the edge of the area, but even on his favoured left foot his effort curled beyond Igor Akinfeev's far post. We are unbelievably happy. "Every player battled today in every area of the pitch". The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system proved its worth to give Egypt a glimmer of hope when referee Enrique Caceres had initially awarded a foul outside the box rather than a ...

Sports World Cup match report Poland v Senegal 19 June 2018
Author: 0 World Cup match report Poland v Senegal 19 June 2018

Poland , who are now ranked eight in FIFA rankings, will take on Senegal , who will be returning to the FIFA World Cup after a gap of 16 years. After Japan's 2-1 victory over Colombia earlier on Tuesday the group remains open but Poland will need to show a dramatic improvement when they face the South Americans next.

Sports Japan’s Princess Takamado makes surprise Russia visit for World Cup
Author: 0 Japan’s Princess Takamado makes surprise Russia visit for World Cup

A driver pulls over and, using ideal English, offers to run all three of us to our hotel. All in good spirits no doubt but there's nothing like the World Cup for fanning the flames even if we're not involved. "We kept fighting and got the late goal and a big win", England midfielder Jordan Henderson said. Uruguay edged Egypt 1-0 in its first game in Group A.

Sports Barty inflicts more Nottingham misery on Konta
Author: 0 Barty inflicts more Nottingham misery on Konta

The win is Barty's second career WTA title, having triumphed past year at the Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur. Barty in the third set ran out to a 4-1 lead before Konta tied it up 4-4, then Barty won the last five points of the match to close it out.

Author: 0 Mohamed Salah to start for Egypt in return from injury

While Russia coasted home with a 5-0 margin against Saudi Arabia, Egypt will provide a much tougher test. It would take a mighty Saudi Arabia upset and a huge swing in goal difference to stop them advancing and their involvement at least until the end of June lends the tournament a boost in terms of local interest.

Sports Roy, Buttler set up record score as England see off Australia
Author: 0 Roy, Buttler set up record score as England see off Australia

England beat Australia by 38 runs to win the second one-day worldwide in Cardiff today and so take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Wicket-keeper Buttler, captaining 2019 World Cup hosts England after regular ODI skipper Eoin Morgan was ruled out shortly before the toss with a back spasm, followed up with a 70-ball knock that included eight fours and two extravagant ramped sixes into the River Taff End off successive deliveries from Jhye Richardson.

Sports Harry Kane’s late header gives England win over Tunisia
Author: 0 Harry Kane’s late header gives England win over Tunisia

England had started brightly in a blur of passing and movement and could have been two goals up inside the first four minutes. Panama will be a tough test in a different way. Alli played 80 minutes of last night's 2-1 Group G victory in Volgograd, despite Fabian Delph being stripped and seemingly ready to come on in the first half.

Sports Contenders Belgium outclass Panama in 3-0 win
Author: 0 Contenders Belgium outclass Panama in 3-0 win

Romelu Lukaku scored two goals in a six-minute span and Dries Mertens put in another Monday to give Belgium a 3-0 win over Panama at the World Cup . A superb Dries Mertens strike just after the break and a Romelu Lukaku brace sealed an ultimately comfortable win for the Belgians in the Group G encounter in Sochi , as the Central Americans succumbed to a defeat in their first-ever match at the finals.

Author: 0 Senegal outwit Poland to claim Africa's first win at World Cup

Both Senegal and Poland are playing with attacking mindset and not shying away from pressing deeper. How do I watch live stream of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Poland vs Senegal match in India? Poland demonstrated a tendency to concede often throughout the Uefa World Cup qualification route, even in games which saw them come out on top.

Sports James Rodriguez injury: Why is Colombia star missing for Japan clash?
Author: 0 James Rodriguez injury: Why is Colombia star missing for Japan clash?

Colombia had to play all but the opening minutes with 10 men after Carlos Sanchez received a red card for blocking Kagawa's shot on goal with his extended right arm. Japan brought on Hotaru Yamaguchi for Shibasaki with 10 minutes remaining, replacing Osako with Leicester's Shinji Okazaki . The forward missed the World Cup four years ago due to an anterior cruciate ligament problem.

Sports Salah facing fitness test ahead of Russian Federation tie
Author: 0 Salah facing fitness test ahead of Russian Federation tie

Follow Al Jazeera's coverage of the World Cup 2018 here . The official FIFA Egypt Twitter account confirmed Salah's return to full fitness when they tweeted on Saturday: "Salah participated in training with his team-mates for the entire session and he is ready to play against Russian Federation according to technical staff".

Sports Colombia, Japan will not take each other for granted
Author: 0 Colombia, Japan will not take each other for granted

We'll be following the action below with our up-to-minute live blog following along the action that begins at 7 a.m. - None of Colombia's 18 games at the World Cup have ended goalless. In the previous three meetings between the two sides, Japan have failed to defeat Colombia as the former side lost twice while they settled with draws in the remaining game.

Author: 0 Arsenal To Confirm Bernd Leno Signing On Tuesday

A new number one is a priority as Petr Cech is now 36 and his form declined last season while David Ospina is expected to leave the Emirates after failing to hold down a regular first team place. Meanwhile, Sampdoria's holding midfielder Lucas Torreira , who recently made a substitute appearance for Uruguay against Egypt in the FIFA World Cup , is touted to be the next arrival as well.

Sports What could the Cavs trade for Kawhi Leonard?
Author: 0 What could the Cavs trade for Kawhi Leonard?

Leonard , 26, signed a five-year contract worth more than $90 million in 2015. Reports surfaced over the weekend that Leonard is determined to play elsewhere despite an Express-News report earlier that said a plan is in place for the All-Star to sit down and discuss "any issues or concerns Leonard may have".

Sports England stars 'have discussed potential for racist abuse in Russia'
Author: 0 England stars 'have discussed potential for racist abuse in Russia'

Young, who has been selected in the England squad for next months tournament despite spending several year in the worldwide wilderness, is backing Rashford to have a major impact for his country. He was in impressive form last season, playing in 38 United matches, but he says that, despite his versatility, he "would rather be attacking than defending".

Sports Swiss coach wants more recognition after Brazil draw
Author: 0 Swiss coach wants more recognition after Brazil draw

Neymar started for Brazil in their first group game against Switzerland this evening. Switzerland were unable to really threaten the opposing goal and were more conspicuous with their tough challenges on the Brazilian playmakers with Neymar spending his fair share of time on the ground grabbing various parts of his body.

Sports FIFA charges Mexico after fans chant anti-gay slur
Author: 0 FIFA charges Mexico after fans chant anti-gay slur

Mexican officials say sensors detected an quake in Mexico City on Sunday morning, and they suggested on Twitter that excited soccer fans may have caused it. We put a lot of pressure on them and made their lives very tough and very hard. Some Twitter commentators and fans were quick to draw parallels between the Mexican team's long odds ahead of the Germany match and the big lead in surveys enjoyed by leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, or AMLO.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia safe after 'technical failure' on plane

Footage later emerged of the Saudi Arabian football team safely leaving the plane after landing. Shocking footage shows bright orange flames billowing from the 12-year-old jet's engines as it approached Rostov airport - where the team will take on Uruguay on Wednesday.

Sports Russian Federation charges two England fans with unruly behaviour
Author: 0 Russian Federation charges two England fans with unruly behaviour

Turnout for the match, however, was expected to be low, with less than 2,000 tickets sold to fans coming from Britain, according to England's Football Supporters' Federation. The memorial complex to the battle includes the statue The Motherland Calls, an 85-metre sculpture of a woman stepping forward with a raised sword that was once the tallest construction of its kind in the world.

Sports Cavs in mix for Spurs' Leonard
Author: 0 Cavs in mix for Spurs' Leonard

They have reportedly made calls to the San Antonio Spurs about Kawhi Leonard . According to National Basketball Association reporter Chris Sheridan, there is a "0 percent chance" Gregg Popovich and the Spurs will entertain the idea of trading Leonard to the Los Angeles Lakers or any other Western Conference team.

Sports Winning start for Hendo and Trent as England defeat Tunisia
Author: 0 Winning start for Hendo and Trent as England defeat Tunisia

Belgium have their own test against Tunisia on Saturday, which will serve as a valuable indicator of where their talents match up against England , seen as their biggest competition for the Group G perch. Vice-captain Wahbi Khazri leads the squad with 12 career goals for the national team , while Saber Khalifa, Anice Badri and Fakhreddine Ben Youssef will lead Tunisia up front.