Iceland goalkeeper Halldorsson: I tried to get inside Messi's head

Spoken like a veteran. And then there's Iceland's X-factor, what Icelanders call "Islenska geoveikin", which roughly translates as 'Icelandic madness.' On the pitch, the Viking mindset translates into a team that doesn't have the silky skills of ... More..

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First VAR causes controversy over Griezmann penalty
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

First VAR causes controversy over Griezmann penalty

VAR is a very good tool for referees, because, as a referee, you don't want a scandal or a very big mistake that you will regret. Antoine Greizman scored from the spot in the 58th minute after being tripped ...More..

Antoine Griezmann staying at Atletico Madrid
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Antoine Griezmann staying at Atletico Madrid

The Catalan giants confirmed in May that were in talks with Atletico for a potential move for the 27-year-old. Being away on worldwide duty with France at the World Cup was not enough to quell the speculation...More..

Mayor of Essentuki welcomes Super Eagles to Russian Federation
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Mayor of Essentuki welcomes Super Eagles to Russian Federation

While most countries will be making do with tracksuits or boring two-piece suits, the Super Eagles will be gabbing about Russian Federation looking like this... "We are ready to satisfy the most eccentric inq...More..

Rampant Russia pummel Saudi Arabia 5-0 in Fifa World Cup opener
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Rampant Russia pummel Saudi Arabia 5-0 in Fifa World Cup opener

The first game of the 2018 World Cup takes place later today and unfortunately it is probably not going to be a memorable one. Substitute Denis Cheryshev soon scored the first of his two goals. On his a...More..

An Angry Ronaldo Refuses to Renew Contract With Real Madrid
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

An Angry Ronaldo Refuses to Renew Contract With Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo is said to be "very angry" and "absolutely disgusted" with what he deems to be a "derisory" contract offer from Real Madrid . Cristiano Ronaldo admits that with the rise of Mo Salah, ...More..

Draymond Green takes jab at Tristan Thompson during Warriors parade
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Draymond Green takes jab at Tristan Thompson during Warriors parade

During a combo interview with Steve Kerr and Bob Myers, he mentioned Myers' Monday comment to reporters that Kevin Durant would get " whatever he wants " in upcoming contract negotiations. With mic in hand, he...More..

Halep ends wait for grand slam in France
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Halep ends wait for grand slam in France

Yet Stephens completed a scarcely believable return from injury by winning last year's US Open , becoming only the fifth unseeded woman to win a major singles title in the open era. She persevered through a ...More..

Justify Wins the 13th Triple Crown in Horse Racing History
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Justify Wins the 13th Triple Crown in Horse Racing History

Justify is taking on nine rivals, the largest number that a potential Triple Crown victor has ever faced. It's not hard for me to imagine Justify losing his dominant cruising speed for the final lengths of...More..

Manchester United fans enthralled by Marcus Rashford stunner against Costa Rica
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Manchester United fans enthralled by Marcus Rashford stunner against Costa Rica

He's right, too. This is how you get the best out of Rashford, Jose. Ronaldo set up the second in the 37th minute when he sped down the left and provided a pinpoint cross which Fernandes met with a powerful d...More..

LeBron James Drops Patriots Reference In Postgame Press Conference
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

LeBron James Drops Patriots Reference In Postgame Press Conference

When the Warriors needed a shot late on with the Cavaliers closing in, Durant drained a three-pointer to extend the lead to 106-100 50 seconds left. Kerr was asked about Golden State's rotation and Jordan B...More..

Liverpool set to complete £53m signing of Nabil Fekir from Lyon
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Liverpool set to complete £53m signing of Nabil Fekir from Lyon

The French newspaper are reporting that both sides are now eager for a deal to be done before France fly out to Russian Federation this weekend with a fee of 65 millions Euros the reported price tag. "The rec...More..

Sharapova hits back at Serena
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Sharapova hits back at Serena

She's won 59.6% of service points, compared to 59.0% for Muguruza, and won 51.9% of return points, an edge of 4.3% over her rival today. "My head won it", Halep said. Muguruza hopes to make her fourth career gr...More..

Jose Mourinho hopes Nemanja Matic Serbia exit World Cup early
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Jose Mourinho hopes Nemanja Matic Serbia exit World Cup early

Fred has played 156 times for Shakhtar since joining them from Brazilian side Internacional in 2013, and has appeared in the UEFA Champions League regularly. Do you think Fred will be successful in a United ...More..

New Photo Of This Golden State Warriors Cheerleader Is Going Viral
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

New Photo Of This Golden State Warriors Cheerleader Is Going Viral

But it was Curry's circus layup with 2:58 remaining, followed by a 3-pointer on the ensuing possession, that gave Golden State the lead back for good - and set the stage for Durant to hit a devastating deep 3 t...More..

OVERTIME: Tony, Romona and Mark preview Game 3 of the NBA Finals
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

OVERTIME: Tony, Romona and Mark preview Game 3 of the NBA Finals

Game three of the National Basketball Association finals will take place tonight between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers . "Some of those shots, I don't think anybody in the world can h...More..

Jutanugarn wins Open with extra work
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Jutanugarn wins Open with extra work

The record for the biggest final round deficit overcome is five strokes. Ariya Jutanugarn parred the fourth playoff hole to beat Kim Hyo Joo for the 73rd US Women's Open title on Sunday (June 3) and bec...More..

Jordan Henderson refocused on England after Liverpool's 'hard' UCL final defeat
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Jordan Henderson refocused on England after Liverpool's 'hard' UCL final defeat

Jack Butland and Danny Rose are in line for final opportunities to stake a claim for a starting place at the World Cup . He said: "It was very tough, it was a hard night, a hard moment, but when you reflect,...More..

by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Former Shakhtar boss Lucescu confirms Fred has completed move to Old Trafford

The Brazil worldwide dropped a huge hint that he was Manchester United-bound at the weekend before swiftly deleting a tweet revealing his location . Looking to make vast improvements to his faltering United ...More..

Serena Williams Pulls Out of French Open Before Maria Sharapova Match
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Serena Williams Pulls Out of French Open Before Maria Sharapova Match

With an 18-match winning streak against twice French champion Sharapova in her favor, Williams said she was " beyond disappointed " not to be able to play on Monday. "But this is a little different, and, yeah...More..

Djokovic, Zverev eye semi-finals, USA hope for double
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Djokovic, Zverev eye semi-finals, USA hope for double

Djokovic won 144 points to Cecchinato's 140 in the end but was surprisingly less effective in the clutch plays, one particular area of his game that seemingly still needs recovery. Like her compatriot and goo...More..

Warriors' Klay Thompson Questionable For Game Two, Iguodala Remains Doubtful
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Warriors' Klay Thompson Questionable For Game Two, Iguodala Remains Doubtful

In a 124-114 overtime win in Game 1, he went 11-for-23 shooting, including 5-for-11 from three-point range for 29 points along with six rebounds and nine assists over 46 minutes. The Warriors made an adjustment...More..

Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson fined but not suspended over incident
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson fined but not suspended over incident

To compare, the Warriors' defensive rating was 104.2 - only slightly better. According to oddsmakers, the Warriors are an 11.5-point favorite on the spread line. Second quarter, 9:12, 39-30 Warriors: Klay Tho...More..

Chelsea to hire Zinedine Zidane following Real Madrid departure
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Chelsea to hire Zinedine Zidane following Real Madrid departure

The Daily Mail reports former Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc is Chelsea's top managerial target, with Napoli's Maurizio Sarri seemingly out of the picture for the moment over the €8m pay-off Napoli w...More..

Shahid Afridi named World XI captain for charity match against West Indies
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Shahid Afridi named World XI captain for charity match against West Indies

Surrey all-rounder Sam Curran and England fast bowler Tymal Mills have also been added to the World XI squad. England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) selectors on Wednesday named their one-day global squa...More..