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by | July 09, 2018 | 07:28

But the survival of those remaining in the cave is far from guaranteed with extraction efforts put on hold until Monday morning to allow rescue divers time to resupply. Thai media reported one of the four boys was in a critical condition and a family friend told a reporter it was Mongkol, the weakest of the group, whose condition has since stabilised.

by | July 09, 2018 | 07:05

Mario Fernandes ( Russia ) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. The current Croatian squad is one win away from matching their 1998 success of reaching the semi-finals. Fedor Smolov tried to trick Subasic with a chip shot, but the execution was poor and Subasic was able to recover and swat the ball away after he dove to the ground.

by | July 06, 2018 | 05:03

The 19-year-old forward's electric pace caused Argentina problems all afternoon and his twin strikes helped France overturn a 2-1 deficit and set up a quarterfinal date with Portugal or Uruguay, who play later on Saturday. "We'll have to wait day by day to see how he feels". Uruguay won all three of their group matches, and are the only team yet to concede a goal at the tournament.

by | July 06, 2018 | 04:30

He has since taken the team to the last eight in Russian Federation after a penalty shootout win over Denmark at the weekend, which followed an impressive showing in the group stage. His total time wasted on the pitch adds up to 13 minutes and 50 seconds in the entire tournament. I don't think referees have been protecting him enough.

by | July 04, 2018 | 01:21

Julius Randle will not be back with the Lakers. The Lakers have renounced Julius Randle, added Lance Stephenson , JaVale McGee and re-signed Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The Los Angeles Lakers are signing veteran point guard Rajon Rondo . The free-agent class of 2019 is projected to be deeper and more talented than this one ( Kawhi Leonard , Jimmy Butler, Klay Thompson, Karl-Anthony Towns and possibly Kevin Durant if he opts out of his existing deal), with the exception of James, of course.

by | July 04, 2018 | 01:02

Belgium captain Eden Hazard admits memories of his squad's shock Euro 2016 defeat to Wales haunted him when they were down against Japan. Speaking to Fox Sports , Sanchez said: "I want Belgium to win the World Cup , for my friend Lukaku".

by | July 04, 2018 | 00:13

In the scorching conditions in Samara, the Mexicans, who started with 39-year-old Rafael Marquez, made a frenetic start but were unable to convert their chances. Once Brazil took the lead, they dominated the play. His run across goal and clever backheel won Willian space, and the Chelsea midfielder only needed two touches to drive into box and lay the ball across for the world's most expensive player to slide home.

by | July 04, 2018 | 00:10

But while the Mexicans lost on the pitch, they certainly won on social media. Neymar scored once in Brazil's 2-0 victory. Just like they did with their superbly-worked opening goal. In a delayed reaction, Neymar made the most of Layun stepping on his ankle, rolling around with his hand covering his eyes. During the win over Costa Rica in the group stage, Neymar tried to win a penalty by flopping to the ground in the area.

by | July 02, 2018 | 10:36

Atlanta remains a target of multiple teams trying to move up in the draft, including Dallas, which also has been focused on selecting Doncic, league sources said. At 6-foot-2 and a scrawny 178 pounds, Young has to build his body significantly. "It's a whole different level from where he's played to where he's about to play".

by | July 02, 2018 | 10:30

Germany's World Cup exit has left the ousted champions with a number of questions to answer. "I don't know if it was the darkest day for German football, but it was definitely a very black one", Kroos told reporters. Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan also brought focus on the team when they were pictured in May with controversial Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of his country's elections, leading to Germany's political leaders asking for explanations.

by | July 02, 2018 | 09:34

Spain led in the 12th minute when Ramos helped force Russia's Sergei Ignashevich into an own goal when his back was turned to the play. Spain dominated possession but were unable to make it count and were punished when Russian Federation were awarded a penalty.

by | July 02, 2018 | 08:00

James can also sign a short-term deal with Cleveland, something he has done each year since returning in 2014. LeBron James has guided his team to the NBA Finals in each of the past eight seasons. LeBron is heading to LA. The Cavs were swept in the NBA Finals this past season by Golden State who also beat Cleveland in the 2017 finals. This marks the first time James will play for a team in the hotly contested Western Conference, which includes heavyweight teams such as the Golden ...

by | July 02, 2018 | 05:31

With the Lakers , James will be playing in the Western Conference for the first time and just down the Pacific Coast Highway from the Warriors, the team that has stymied him three times in the past four finals. But while the Cavs and Lakers appear to be the front-runners for James, the Sixers aren't ready to give up the fight. Sunday evening, James made his move.

by | July 02, 2018 | 04:01

We don't take him for granted. "We're incredibly excited about Collin Sexton and the attitude, work ethic, his competitive fire, he's a scorer, but I just love his competitiveness that he's going to bring to this franchise and the energy that he's going to bring to this building", Altman said.

by | June 30, 2018 | 20:28

Though this is not necessarily an irregular occurrence - they've always found a way to momentarily suck us in - there is something discernibly different this time around. By introducing Danny Welbeck rather than Kane from the bench for the final 15 minutes in Kaliningrad, he ensured all of his outfield players have now been involved across the three group games.

by | June 30, 2018 | 19:38

Sweden had not been to the knockout stage since 2006. Mexico left back Jesus Gallardo received a yellow card for elbowing Sweden's Ola Toivonen just 13 seconds into the match, the quickest a player has ever been booked in the World Cup .

by | June 30, 2018 | 19:21

Uruguay's defence might be a bigger problem for Ronaldo and Portugal when the teams meet in Sochi. Portugal have not lost a competitive match with Ronaldo in the side since the 2014 World Cup, although they were beaten on penalties by Chile at last year's Confederations Cup.

by | June 30, 2018 | 19:05

An opening game loss to Mexico (0-1) was followed by a dramatic late win against Sweden (2-1) but they were unable to continue the momentum as South Korea humbled Joachim Low's side 2-0 sealing their fate. "Marcelo has a medical history with this kind of injury", Lasmar said in the mixed zone. The team's physical trainer, Fabio Mahseredjian, admitted the training load had to be adjusted in cases like Augusto's, but defended the squad's training regime during the World Cup.

by | June 30, 2018 | 18:26

If you're looking for a breakdown of the bracket, we've got you covered . The first match in this stage will be played on June 30, Saturday, between France and Argentina , the two star-studded teams that been underwhelming, given the star power in both the teams.

by | June 28, 2018 | 17:10

According to reports, multiple Cavs members believe LeBron is staying with the team. That point was hammered home even more during the All-Star Game when James selected Irving to play for his team during the first-ever draft. He also reported that George " is no longer assured " to sign with Los Angeles this summer. Wednesday's news comes on the tails of an ESPN report that "pressure is mounting" for the Los Angeles Lakers to acquire Leonard, who can become a free agent after next ...

by | June 28, 2018 | 16:48

Russian Federation doubled their lead in the 23rd minute when Diego Laxalt's shot from the edge of the area deflected off Cheryshev, leaving Akinfeev wrong-footed. Spain won the group after its 2-2 draw with Morocco. Here are 3 decisive moments that tilted the tie in Uruguay's favor and sealed their place at the top of the group.

by | June 28, 2018 | 16:16

The second part airs Thursday, and the third will be shown after he makes his final decision. George's thought process has changed, basically. "Here they have made a huge risk in trading for me, knowing I have one year on my deal", George said .

by | June 28, 2018 | 15:54

For that reason, don't be surprised if you see a few extra fouls between the two sides on Thursday. With the benefit of being the last teams to play in the group stage, both teams will have full knowledge of the knockout bracket by the time they kickoff at 6am - which may lead to the unusual situation of both teams attempting to lose the match.

by | June 28, 2018 | 15:48

Belgium's Premier League stars will be playing for confidence and pride when they take on their friends from England in Thursday's Group G decider in Kaliningrad. " Belgium was not the favorite because of the history of the country - and especially the history of the other countries", said former Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf, now an analyst for US -based Fox.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:30

What I always expect from him. The comical scenes extended into the match as well at times, with numerous "tweeners" from Kyrgios giving the match more of an exhibition feel than an actual tournament. "But the one thing that could be a bit unsafe is slipping on the grass". He leads Dimitrov 6-1 in career matchups. The Serb was similarly assured on his second delivery, losing a mere four points on it for the match.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:32

If they win and Nigeria draws, Iceland has to make up the goal differential, which means beating Croatia by at least two goals (their current deficit in differential). "He is a human being who has his frustrations because things haven't worked out, but so are we all". But the Super Eagles' World Cup hero has warned that his new-found hero status in South America will be short-lived.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:16

A chastening 3-0 defeat to Croatia in Group D last week made for grim reading in that regard for one of global football's heavyweight nations. "We are going to try and improve that and we are sure that is not going to happen tomorrow ".

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:16

He told the gathered media after the game, "It kind of pulled a muscle - it tore some fibres, I think". Brazil's talisman wept after the final whistle - the win relief both for him and for his nation. Marcelo's tame shot straight at Navas just before halftime was the first effort on target from either side, while Celso Borges spurned the best chance of the half for Costa Rica when he ran on to Gamboa's cut back but shot wide.

by | June 26, 2018 | 21:50

Serena Williams celebrates victory during the ladies singles third round match against Julia Georges of Germany during day seven of the 2018 French Open at Roland Garros on June 2, 2018 in Paris, France. Venus Williams is not a particularly verbose woman, yet what she lacks in loquaciousness, she makes up for in succinct power phrases. Williams welcomed her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., with her husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, in September.

by | June 26, 2018 | 21:29

At the press conference before the training session, Coach Gernot Rohr told the media that his team was in St. Petersburg to confirm their qualification for the second round of the competition, adding that although he knew that Argentina was desperate for a win and therefore would come hard on Nigeria .

by | June 26, 2018 | 20:41

France drew 0-0 with the Danes and progress to the last 16 as Group C winners - meaning they will face the runners-up from Group D, either Croatia, Nigeria, Argentina or Iceland. But, speaking after Deschamps, Hareide said those remarks had been taken out of context and showered praise on both France and Pogba. With Yussuf Poulsen suspended and Pione Sisto having an indifferent World Cup so far, coach Age Hareide will be forced to reshuffle his attacking lineup as the Danes head into ...

by | June 26, 2018 | 16:29

The 6-foot-10 guard averaged 15.8 points, 8.2 assists, 8.1 rebounds and 1.7 steals over 81 games last season. We have a new member of the Defensive Player of the Year club. Harden became the first player in National Basketball Association history to have a 60-point triple-double. Robertson was the head of the NBA Players' Association when it won a case against the league that helped usher in an era of higher wages for players.

by | June 25, 2018 | 07:26

Salah missed the opener against Uruguay, a 1-0 defeat, while he and his Egypt side were overrun by hosts Russian Federation 3-1 to exit the tournament at the group stage with one game remaining. Kadyrov has been in charge of Chechnya since 2007 but has been accused of human rights violations, per Sky Sports News . "We utterly condemn the acceptance by Mo Salah of any honour from Ramzan Kadyrov's Chechnya".

by | June 25, 2018 | 06:53

On seeing a video recording of the incident, he said: "He took him right out - ah, man, that's insane". Bottas returned to the pits for a new front wing while Bottas limped back on three wheels and a rim with a flailing tyre. "(But) we are all fighting for world championships. Forecasts of rain never materialised in Le Castellet , but a couple of collisions - one of which ruled home hopes Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon out of the remainder - on a dramatic first lap led to the safety auto ...

by | June 25, 2018 | 06:08

The ball bounced off the striker and into the net for his first goal at this tournament - cue raucous Senegal celebrations with Khadim N'Diaye racing the length of the pitch to join in. "We didn't lose today". Meanwhile, Japan skipper Makoto Hasebe felt that despite a major win, his side has to be grounded as Senegal will be a completely different story.

by | June 25, 2018 | 05:38

England's final group game comes on Thursday evening when they take on Belgium in Kaliningrad. Travel organisation ABTA said there has been a spike in " World Cup fever" among England fans who stayed home initially but are now booking last-minute trips.

by | June 25, 2018 | 05:08

Djokovic will face Jeremy Chardy in the semi-finals as he chases his first title of the year. Djokovic, who missed the latter part of last season with an elbow injury that required surgery but has made strides toward his best level in recent weeks, has already guaranteed himself of a return to the top 20 by reaching the semi-finals and could climb to as high as number 12 if he wins this grass-court event.

by | June 23, 2018 | 19:30

Playing his 100th global match for Uruguay , he scored his 52nd goal and became the first from his country to score in at three different World Cups . Uruguay won their World Cup 2018 opener with a 1-0 victory against Egypt . While Uruguay might score three goals, two is more likely, with Saudi Arabia possibly adding one.

by | June 23, 2018 | 18:26

Belgium had a two-goal lead within 16 minutes. Lukaku, who also had a brace against Panama on Monday, has scored 17 goals in his last 11 worldwide games, Hazard scored his first two World Cup goals with a penalty in the opening minutes and Michy Batshuayi capped off the scoring late.

by | June 23, 2018 | 17:19

Contrary to expectations, 61st ranked Japan edged past 16th ranked Colombia 2-1, courtesy Yuya Osako's second-half header, in their opening match of Group H at the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup here at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk .

by | June 23, 2018 | 05:35

The hand gesture the players made after scoring is known as the duart e kryqezuara , or crossed hands . His father, an ethnic Albanian, was imprisoned in Serbia in the 1980s. This prompted Vladimir Petkovic to switch it up at half-time and he brought on Mario Gavranovic at the expense of a despondent Seferovic, and the Swiss attack was immediately transformed, as they pushed forward with more intent and goal than in the first half.

by | June 22, 2018 | 23:14

The Super Eagles are now second in Group D and their concluding group match against two-time champions Argentina will be billed as a winner-takes-all tie. Referee Matt Conger used the Video Assisted Referee system to confirm that striker Alfred Finnbogason had been fouled by Tyronne Ebuehi in the 80th minute.

by | June 22, 2018 | 22:59

Iceland is the smallest nation in field and playing in only its second major tournament. The world's most expensive player was given a rough ride by the Swiss in a 1-1 draw on Sunday, suffering 10 fouls during the match, the most for any player in a single World Cup game for 20 years.

by | June 22, 2018 | 22:49

The Lakers added some size and shooting in the first round with the selection of Moritz Wagner . "So I think it worked out pretty well, and I'm very excited to be in this position". Wagner became the seventh MI basketball player picked in the first round since John Beilein has been the head coach. "I am just going to give it all, my 100 percent every day".

by | June 21, 2018 | 03:47

It seems that with the exception of Luka Doncic who will not be able to attend the draft, no other European player is considered a lock for the lottery of the upcoming National Basketball Association draft. What general manager Ryan McDonough does with this pick will create ripple effects in the Suns' Timeline for years to come, but as is often the case in draft projections, sometimes the initial gut choice for the No.

by | June 21, 2018 | 03:02

Howard is signed for one more year at $23.8 million, which means Brooklyn will cut into the roughly $17 million in cap space it had heading into 2018-19, as Mozgov's contract for next season was for $16 million, adding $7.8 million to the Nets' books.

by | June 21, 2018 | 02:25

Saudi Arabia gave a far better performance than they produced in their 5-0 loss to the hosts but a poor mistake from replacement goalkeeper Mohammed Al Owais handed the South Americans the victor in Rostov-on-Don on Wednesday. They will face each other in Samara with first place in Group A on the line. Jose Gimenez scored the victor for Uruguay in the 89th minute. Suarez's goal and Uruguay's win also effectively ended Egypt's hopes of fighting its way back into contention for a berth in ...

by | June 21, 2018 | 00:45

While we'd love to give the Senegalese fans all the credit here, we're going to have to be a tiny bit selfish, and claim that we may have had a slight influence on them. But Japan made the flawless start to their World Cup campaign, becoming the first Asian country to defeat a South American team at a World Cup and earning three points in what is expected to be one of the most closely-contested groups in the tournament, with Poland and Senegal the other two nations in Group H.

by | June 20, 2018 | 03:32

He told BBC Radio 5 Live: "We've got to look at VAR and the reasons why it's so inconsistent". That's what I am most happy with'. But I don't think they have the quality we have. Harry Kane of England celebrates after scoring. "The only thing he hasn't done now is score in August". I tried to run at a few corners and just couldn't move.

by | June 20, 2018 | 03:30

A much-improved Poland continued to threaten and Lukasz Piszczek should have hit the target with a volley at the back post from a deep right-wing center from Maciej Rybus . Robert Lewandowski spearheaded the Poland attack. And how they missed Monaco's Kamil Glik in defence. Will Sadio Mane step up for Senegal?! Working the channels well and leading Senegal's high-pressing game, the Liverpool forward was a key component of Aliou Cissé's gameplan.