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Sports Joshua given ultimatum to fight Povetkin or risk losing WBA title
Author: 0 Joshua given ultimatum to fight Povetkin or risk losing WBA title

The WBA lost patience with the talks between Joshua and WBC champion Deontay Wilder for a unification bout, and want Joshua to fight its mandatory challenger from Russian Federation. But wasn't a fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder agreed? While Wilder continued to fire shots, Hearn defended his fighter and his own actions, insisting Wilder's team were the ones spreading false information.

Sports Spurs Now Reportedly Ready to Trade Kawhi Leonard
Author: 0 Spurs Now Reportedly Ready to Trade Kawhi Leonard

Teams have noted this is likely a negotiating tactic, and it's widely believed in league circles Boston is more likely to propose a deal centered around Kyrie Irving and future picks. Sports Illustrated reported earlier this afternoon that most around the National Basketball Association believe a Celtics' offer is more likely to feature Irving than one of the young forwards.

Sports Real Madrid Reportedly Deny Cutting Cristiano Ronaldo's €1B Buyout Clause
Author: 0 Real Madrid Reportedly Deny Cutting Cristiano Ronaldo's €1B Buyout Clause

Following this €50m offer, Telemadrid claim Liverpool submitted a second offer of €150m, but Real Madrid were not interested in selling Asensio. A potential transfer is unlikely to be at the forefront of Kroos' thoughts at the present moment, however, as he, Joachim Low and the rest of the Germany squad attempt to come to terms with their shock exit at the group stage of the World Cup following a 2-0 loss to South Korea in Kazan on Wednesday.

Sports Ozil In Verbal Spat With Angry Fans As Germany Exit WC
Author: 0 Ozil In Verbal Spat With Angry Fans As Germany Exit WC

The defending champions suffered a shocking 2-0 loss to South Korea in their final group game on Tuesday and finished bottom of Group F on three points. "And we need a bit of time now and talks, and then we'll come up with answer". It's been a World Cup to forget for Mesut Ozil . "Mexico really let me down".

Sports 'Dream' win over Germany bittersweet for South Korea's Son
Author: 0 'Dream' win over Germany bittersweet for South Korea's Son

South Korea scored both of their goals during stoppage time, the first of which was initially disallowed for offside but that decision was overturned after a video review. Germany lost the opening game 0-1 to Mexico, and dramatically beat Sweden 2-1 in stoppage time for the second game. "We are responsible. It's very bitter and also just pathetic".

Sports Panama vs. Tunisia live stream
Author: 0 Panama vs. Tunisia live stream

Panama and Tunisia had both been at the wrong end of the biggest scoring games of the tournament, with Panama being thumped 6-1 by England and Tunisia going down 5-2 to Belgium. Tunisia then took the lead through Wahbi Khazri as he tapped in from close range leaving Panama goalkeeper Jaime Penedo stranded. Khazri scored his 12th worldwide goal against Belgium.

Author: 0 Spurs Rumors: Lakers may have ‘Godfather’ offer for Kawhi Leonard

However, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne previously reported the Lakers felt rebuffed after their initial conversation with the Spurs. Kawhi Leonard may be on the move sooner rather than later, according to multiple reports that indicate the Spurs are now fully engaged in trade talks for their disgruntled star.

Sports Belgian star Michy Batshuayi's celebration 'highlight of the World Cup'
Author: 0 Belgian star Michy Batshuayi's celebration 'highlight of the World Cup'

But it appears only his pride was injured as he carried on as the goal stood up in Belgium's 1-0 win. "Why am I so stupid bro", he wrote on Twitter, along with a long line of emojis and some expletives. In fact, the footballer himself joked about the incident via his Twitter account after the game claiming that "the Fortnite style celebration is overrated" and he wanted to "create something new".

Sports Messi stuns reporter by wearing ribbon sent by his mother
Author: 0 Messi stuns reporter by wearing ribbon sent by his mother

Petersburg on Tuesday evening. Maradona also ignored doctors advise not to watch the final minutes of the clash thereby putting his health in danger. Uruguay's coach, Oscar Tabárez, at 71, became the first manager to appear in four World Cups with the same team and Mexico defender , Rafael Marquez became only the third player in the history of the tournament to appear in five editions.

Sports Lakers rebuilding a long-term project, says Johnson
Author: 0 Lakers rebuilding a long-term project, says Johnson

They have solidified a decent core of talented young players _ Brandon Ingram , Lonzo Ball , Kyle Kuzma and Josh Hart _ to provide their potential free-agent signees with support. Do you know how many Finals I have been in [as a player]? So you think I'm anxious about this? "I'm Magic Johnson, " he said with his ubiquitous smile.

Sports Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio over 'insensitive comments'
Author: 0 Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio over 'insensitive comments'

The Tigers sent a zero-tolerance message, citing a violation of club policy and Bosio's employment contract as the grounds for termination. The team added that it would "have no further comment on this matter". "I had a great relationship with Bosio, we were working great together". "He definitely was a good pitching coach", the GM said, a sentiment echoed by Tigers Manager Ron Gardenhire, who said he had a "great relationship" with Bosio.

Sports Danny Rose and Marcus Rashford miss chance to change Gareth Southgate's mind
Author: 0 Danny Rose and Marcus Rashford miss chance to change Gareth Southgate's mind

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku could miss his team's final Group G clash with England after coach Roberto Martinez said on Wednesday that the match in Kaliningrad was "probably one day too early" for the striker. "If I'm not playing, I'll support whoever is called upon, but the manager hasn't made that decision yet". The match will decide who tops Group G and Martinez dismissed the possibility Belgium could take it easy in order to place second and face an "easier" opponent in the knock-out ...

Author: 0 The unexpected World Cup scoring record

This was the first time since 1938 that Germany was knocked out in the group stage. The number in the upper right corner a reflection of the team's meek capitulation against a South Korean team in a match that should've been a routine Germany win: 0-2.

Sports Spain approaching Morocco with 'eyes open', says Hierro
Author: 0 Spain approaching Morocco with 'eyes open', says Hierro

A late Spain goal combined with the result in the other Group B game, meant that La Roja topped the standings. After the match against Morocco , Spain hopes to deliver a better performance against Russian Federation, another challenging foe.

Sports Belgium's De Bruyne, Lukaku set to miss 'celebration' England clash
Author: 0 Belgium's De Bruyne, Lukaku set to miss 'celebration' England clash

World champions Germany finished bottom of Group E following their 2-0 defeat against South Korea on Wednesday, ruling out the prospect of a potential quarterfinal clash with England in Kazan, while Argentina required an 86th minute victor against Nigeria on Tuesday to avoid being knocked out.

Sports World Cup LIVE Brazil need a point Germany out; Mexico Sweden through
Author: 0 World Cup LIVE Brazil need a point Germany out; Mexico Sweden through

Visibly struggling, the Real Madrid defender was initially reluctant to leave the pitch, before being replaced by his Atletico Madrid counterpart Filipe Luis. "Infinite thanks to God for the opportunity to play in a World Cup and debut with goal, a goal that I shouted with soul, life and heart, thanks to my family who has always been with me; my wife, my son and all those who never doubted".

Sports Japan vs Senegal, Japan accomplishes a 2-2 draw against Senegal
Author: 0 Japan vs Senegal, Japan accomplishes a 2-2 draw against Senegal

Belgium and England - who meet in Kaliningrad on Thursday to battle it out for top spot in Group G - both have six points after two games and are level on goal difference and goals scored. "It was a different type of win to the other day (against Tunisia)", he said. When they lose the ball, they know how to hassle people and attack at the front.

Sports FIFA World Cup Disciplined Japan advances to round 16 2 hours ago
Author: 0 FIFA World Cup Disciplined Japan advances to round 16 2 hours ago

Amid a crescendo of boos and whistles as neither side tried to score, Japan advanced to the knockout round at the World Cup because of a newly implemented tiebreaker - fewer yellow cards. Senegal's six yellow cards to Japan's four ultimately cost the African side, which exits Russian Federation in disappointing circumstances. The Asians need a draw to advance to the knockout rounds after they beat Colombia and drew with Senegal in their opening Group H games, defying low expectations ...

Sports England face Belgium with top spot at stake
Author: 0 England face Belgium with top spot at stake

And Southgate said recent World Cup results have refocused England minds. We asked you to pick your XI to face Roberto Martinez's men (19:00 BST) and the answer was yes, you do make changes - three of them from the resounding 6-1 win over Panama .

Sports Lower Cost Bike Helmets Often the Best
Author: 0 Lower Cost Bike Helmets Often the Best

In 2016, 835 cyclists were killed in crashes with a motor vehicle. That is the highest number of bicyclist deaths since 1991. More than half of them were not wearing helmets. They found that on certain helmet models, the rim location was more vulnerable. However, after taking a closer look, many helmets were found to not cover all bases when it comes to safety.

Sports Wayne Rooney completes move to DC United
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney completes move to DC United

There is no transfer fee but it is understood DC United have agreed a compensation package with the Toffees. Per football writer Kristan Heneage , United confirmed the deal was for three-and-a-half years. Wayne Rooney is officially a DC United player. A Monday press conference will follow, where DC United will unveil its latest acquisition. "We are beyond excited to add someone of Rooney's caliber, and we are thrilled to welcome him to D.C".

Author: 0 Africa's hopes dashed as Senegal exit World Cup

Senegal star Kalidou Koulibaly has opened up about being the last representative of the African continent at the FIFA World Cup ahead of their crucial Group H encounter against Colombia . The final spot in the knockout round of the World Cup came down to what is known as "fair play." Playing cleaner was the difference, and Japan will now face the victor of Group G , which will be either Belgium or England , in the round of 16 on Monday at 2 p.m.

Sports Belgium in focus ahead of World Cup clash with England
Author: 0 Belgium in focus ahead of World Cup clash with England

Here, Press Association Sport highlights some things to look out for on the day the action concludes in Groups G and H. "From the scan, it was clear that there was no further damage but it is still uncomfortable", Martinez said. Not in group G where England and Belgium are already through, but even there the top two need to decide who goes through in top spot. Fears of violence, racist abuse and an anti-English sentiment fuelled by diplomatic tensions between the two nations have ...

Sports Wimbledon 2018 to use AI to determine player action shots
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2018 to use AI to determine player action shots

The AELTC digital team will be able to view and find the most exciting shot of the day or the match and leverage this content across all their digital channels, including social. By delivering unique and authentic content, in the moment that it happens, we will reveal new insights into what it takes to deliver the supreme feats of athleticism on court as the players aspire to reach the pinnacle of their sport: to be a Wimbledon Champion.

Sports Injured Romelu Lukaku a doubt for England clash, says coach Martinez
Author: 0 Injured Romelu Lukaku a doubt for England clash, says coach Martinez

Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier has discussed the mentality of the fringe players in the England squad ahead of today's Group G decider with Belgium. "We have not won a knockout game at a World Cup since 2006, why we would want to plan which would be a better venue for our semi-final is beyond me", Southgate told reporters.

Sports Tyson Fury Reacts To Joshua vs Wilder Situation
Author: 0 Tyson Fury Reacts To Joshua vs Wilder Situation

Along with the September middleweight title rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, the proposed heavyweight title bout, created to unify all four recognized belts for the first time, would be the biggest fight the sport could make and the most anticipated the division has seen in over 15 years.

Sports Germany Eliminated From World Cup by Shocking Loss to South Korea
Author: 0 Germany Eliminated From World Cup by Shocking Loss to South Korea

World Cup holders Germany have crashed out of this year's tournament after losing 2-0 against South Korea in their final group game. After the match was whistled over, German players looked to be in disbelief; many simply stood or sat on the turf and looked off into the distant horizon - one that which, astoundingly, no longer includes Die Mannschaft reaching the knockout round of the World Cup.

Sports Jason Johnson dies in WoO sprint auto crash
Author: 0 Jason Johnson dies in WoO sprint auto crash

Larson races sprint cars in his spare time and spent his Cup Series off-weekend last weekend running sprint auto races. Johnson is the second driver in four years to die from injuries suffered in a sprint vehicle crash at the third-mile clay facility.

Author: 0 ESPN Insider Predicts LeBron James Will Opt Out On Friday

With just a couple of days to go before LeBron James faces a deadline on whether to opt out of his contract with the Cavaliers and enter unrestricted free agency, the rumor mill is going into overdrive, particularly with speculation about how close he might be to agreeing to join the Lakers.

Sports Senegal eliminated from World Cup over yellow cards
Author: 0 Senegal eliminated from World Cup over yellow cards

Japan advanced to the last 16 of the World Cup in Russian Federation on Thursday despite a 1-0 defeat by Poland in their final match of the group phase. On Wednesday, Koulibaly was asked about rumours linking him with a stunning £88million move to Chelsea and said the speculation was not affecting his World Cup.

Author: 0 Sky Sports readers pick their England XI to face Belgium

The left hand side of the draw is stacked with quality. Results elsewhere and the way the knockout draw has fallen so far have led to widespread suggestions the runner up out of England and Belgium would be in a better position to blaze a trail into the latter stages.

Sports Borna Coric beats Roger Federer to win Halle title
Author: 0 Borna Coric beats Roger Federer to win Halle title

Coric had claimed his first win over a top-10 player on grass earlier in the week when he knocked out Germany's Alexander Zverev . Former world number one Novak Djokovic moved up from five placed to number 17. Former US Open champion Cilic also lost the 2013 Queen's final and experienced fresh heartache against Federer in this year's Australian Open final.

Sports Why Colombia will get a vital 3 points against Senegal
Author: 0 Why Colombia will get a vital 3 points against Senegal

Click through the gallery above to see how Colombia will start the match on Thursday! Former Atletico Madrid great Radamel Falcao, 32 years old, scored Colombia's second goal against Poland. Colombia might control the run of play and create more chances, but Senegal will be risky on the counter-attack. On-loan Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez has netted six goals and assisted a further four in the seven World Cup appearances he has to his name, while Senegal are unbeaten in ...