Stories about Sport

Jun 27 2018

Modric leads revamped Croatia against Iceland

However, global success with Argentina has eluded him over his career, which has been highlighted in Russian Federation as they face a humiliating early exit. Messi tu...

Jun 27 2018

Costa Rica looking to exit World Cup with a win

Brazil play Serbia in a World Cup Group E match in Moscow on Wednesday. "But I think he was right, because I think they were slowing up the game. Neymar struggled wi...

Jun 27 2018

Argentina to axe Sergio Aguero against Nigeria

However, Nigeria's inspiring 2-0 win over Iceland showed a tiny ray of hope amid dark-clouded criticisms to Argentina . As underdogs, Iceland - along with fans and t...

Jun 27 2018

England boss Gareth Southgate hails irreplaceable Harry Kane

He plays it short to Henderson, who flicks it into the box. That was a key part of the second half, definitely. England's fans brought drums and a horn section that i...

Jun 27 2018

Mexico dominates in match against South Korea, wins 2-1

Mexico upset Germany to start the tournament and would be in strong position to advance with another win. In the dying moments, South Korea had a couple of shots blo...

Jun 27 2018

Gary Lineker's tweet after Harry Kane's emphatic penalty summed it up

He can be outright bad at times - failing to control the simplest of passes and squandering the easiest of chances and yet it is so hard and even foolish one of these day...

Jun 27 2018

Neymar targets improvement against Costa Rica

We each show it in our own way". " At each Neymar fall, it's a round of shots on the house! " the Sir Walter Pub in northern Rio posted on its Facebook page. Silva, who...

Jun 27 2018

Feline fortune-teller Achilles tips Nigeria to beat Argentina

As Spiro hinted, there are some remarkable parallels between this match and France's final group game at the 1998 World Cup . After being held to a draw by Iceland a...

Jun 27 2018

Ex-Barca Teammate: Why I Think Messi Struggles For Argentina

In Saransk, Ronaldo was at the heart of a series of VAR incidents. Ronaldo and Portugal wrap up Group B against Iran on Monday in Saransk. Recall that Iran played a dra...

Jun 26 2018

Liverpool make "formal offer of €180 million" for Real Madrid star

Asensio has failed to nail down a regular starting place at the Bernabeu and will likely struggle even more for playing time if Los Blancos turn their eyes to Fekir, as...

Jun 26 2018

England hat-trick hero Kane basks in World Cup rout

England fans have been reacting with glee and surprise as the national team thrashed Panama 6-1 in the World Cup . The egos who dominated in England's celebrity-obs...

Jun 26 2018

Mascherano: Messi Determined To Lead Argentina To Victory Against Nigeria

Croatia now tops the group with six points from two matches, followed by Nigeria with three points from two matches, while Argentina and Iceland have one point each f...

Jun 26 2018

Brazil win but old questions of mental focus persist

Neymar is one of the best players in the world, and that status has made him a target for opposing defenses. The incident observed as Costa Rica appeared to be wasting...

Jun 26 2018

Sweden's Janne Andersson: Only 'emotionally dead' could have resisted Germany provocation

Basler said: "I have to say it over and over again, Ozil is an overrated footballer". If Sweden beat Mexico on Wednesday and Germany beat South Korea , three teams...

Jun 26 2018

Rampant Mexico sees off South Korea to close on last 16

He is Mexico's all-time scorer. Mexico will be looking for their second victory in as many games against a Korean side who lost their opening match against Sweden c...

Jun 26 2018

Brazil's Douglas Costa ruled out of clash with Serbia

That happened in the 78th minute of the game, with Neymar dropping after feeling a slight touch on his chest, waving his hands in the air in search of a spot kick. "The p...

Jun 26 2018

England's Lingard, Stones, Loftus-Cheek and Young on Panama display

He can be outright bad at times - failing to control the simplest of passes and squandering the easiest of chances and yet it is so hard and even foolish one of these day...

Jun 26 2018

Argentina Set To Make Sweeping Changes To Save Their World Cup

There are parallels between Tuesday's charged encounter and that China Olympic final a decade ago. The South American side have one last shot at redeeming themselves at...

Jun 26 2018

U.S. Open will factor maternity leave into seedings

Williams beat seeded players in the second and third rounds of the French Open earlier this summer before being forced to withdraw from the tournament because of a pec...

Jun 26 2018

Messi On A Mission As Argentina Train With Renewed Hope

The Hard Tackle now takes a closer look at the encounter. As for Nigeria , a draw would be enough as long as Iceland fail to beat Croatia but William Troost-Ekong know...