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by | July 01, 2018 | 20:48

Via India Today , Azmoun said in a social media post that it was a hard decision. "Unfortunately, despite my interest and my heart's desire, I have made a decision to say goodbye to my country's national team". Ricardo Queresma scored the first goal for Portugal in the 45th minute, but Karim Ansarifard restored parity for Iran for the match to end in a draw.

by | July 01, 2018 | 20:33

Should Courtois depart then Chelsea will press ahead with their attempts to sign Alisson from Roma and are preparing a £65million bid for the Brazilian . Courtois has never shied away from the fact that he plans to one day return to the city of Madrid where he had a loan spell with Real's fierce rivals Atletico Madrid.

by | July 01, 2018 | 19:22

Asked why Mercedes had been so dominant in Austria, Wolff added: "Spielberg has treated us well in the past as we've won four out of four races so you can say the track always suited the vehicle and the drivers". The 20-year-old had a hard start to the season, with significant errors in all the first six races, but since the Canadian Grand Prix he has driven beautifully with the control and precision that marked this race.

by | July 01, 2018 | 15:39

Originally called out for offside, the goal was then given after video review. Andres Guardado, who has been substituted after an hour of the first two matches, and Hector Herrera will be the two holding midfielders with Carlos Vela in front of them linking the midfielders to the attack.

by | July 01, 2018 | 15:38

According to ESPN , they will receive serious consideration. Several teams, including Philadelphia and Houston, are interested in pursuing George too, league sources said. He could also command as much as $176 million in a five-year deal if he chooses to stay in Oklahoma City and pair up with Russell Westbrook for years to come.

by | July 01, 2018 | 14:10

Promoter Eddie Hearn says the offer is still good for WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder to fight WBA/IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua ...in April 2019. Regardless of what fans on both sides of the pond think, Joshua isn't known well enough in America for the fight to be a blockbuster. End of story. AJ taking Povetkin fight first isn't a deal breaker for Wilder though.

by | July 01, 2018 | 10:13

James could force a sign-and-trade to the Rockets , but the Rockets would likely have to include Eric Gordon to make it work, which would be a blow to the team's roster. He would be eligible to sign a five-year, $205 million free-agent deal with Cleveland this summer. The Cavaliers can offer the ability to continue playing in his home city and for a team that has made it to four straight NBA Finals since James returned, including winning the 2016 NBA title.

by | July 01, 2018 | 09:04

Three years after the DeAndre Jordan fiasco, it seems the Mavs are finally closing in on the coveted all-star Center. Jordan would be a massive upgrade in the front-court for the Mavericks . and Luka Doncic, adding Jordan to their frontcourt with Dirk Nowitzki and Harrison Barnes would create a formidable lineup. If not, Dallas would be forced to pursue Jordan yet again on the free-agent market.

by | July 01, 2018 | 08:54

While the salary cap implications of bringing Grant back are ugly (I haven't even dug into all that yet), the Thunder organization is clearly comfortable with spending massive amounts of cash in hopes of building a contender around George and Russell Westbrook .

by | July 01, 2018 | 07:28

Assessing Leonard's value at this point is fairly hard, but no doubt San Antonio is doing all they can to make sure they are well-compensated for his services. The game's best two-way player (when healthy) is entering the final year of his contract with the Spurs. If the Lakers make any trade with the Spurs it seems Ingram will definitely be on his way out.

by | July 01, 2018 | 07:22

It is a win for the two-time defending National Basketball Association champion Warriors on several levels. That means his discount last season still matters, as a 20-percent bump from $25 million puts him at exactly $30 million, a full $5,654,150 less for this season than he could have received using Early Bird rights.

by | July 01, 2018 | 05:56

READ: Is DeAndre Jordan even a good idea for the Mavs? The New York Times reports the Mavericks also have interest in other top centers like the New Orleans Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins and Houston Rockets restricted free agent Clint Capela.

by | July 01, 2018 | 03:31

Clearly, the momentum will be with the South American team and they will be a force to reckon with in the upcoming tie. For Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo it is heart-break, but ultimately they weren't good enough over the course of four games.

by | July 01, 2018 | 03:26

Given their ages - Messi is 31 and Ronaldo 33 - this could be the last the world sees of the pair, who have monopolized the world player of the year award for the last 10 years, on the biggest stage of all. Portugal coach Fernando Santos told a news conference he hopes Ronaldo will be available for the start of the Nations League in September. Cavani, who forms a risky front-line pairing alongside Luis Suarez , later limped off, helped by Ronaldo, sparking fears for his World Cup ...

by | June 30, 2018 | 21:03

All the action has taken place in stadiums and host cities which, in contrast to some of the pre-tournament expectations, have been welcoming and enjoyable filled with fans from all over the world. As the Argentinian anthem was played before the game against Croatia , the camera fixated its gaze on Lionel Messi. The group stages are over and we are now at the last 16 stages.

by | June 30, 2018 | 18:05

Leishman is beginning to turn his attention to the Open Championship, which he lost in a play-off against Zach Johnson and Louis Oosthuizen in 2015 at St Andrews. "So to go from that to here and be able to build a golf swing around something that's never been done before, I didn't see that happening". Asked to grade this current comeback, which began last December at the unofficial Hero World Challenge with distinctly tempered expectations but has progressively become more optimistic, ...

by | June 30, 2018 | 17:23

Germany made a nervous start in Kazan , playing slower than it usually does to avoid being vulnerable on the break. There's so many questions that spring to mind now the world champions have been eliminated . The loss defines what has been a disastrous World Cup for Germany , which began with a defeat by Mexico . The disappointment is deep inside me. "It was only after the match that we found out the other score, of course we were disappointed and that's why some of us cried".

by | June 30, 2018 | 16:45

It was left to Gylfi Sigurdsson to try and get his side back in to the game, with the added pressure of his penalty miss against Nigeria no doubt weighing on his mind. Needing only one more goal to progress after Argentina regained the lead against Nigeria, Iceland pressed for a victor but were caught out in injury time when Perisic brought the ball down on the left of the area and fired beyond Hannes Halldorsson to give them a ideal record in Group D.

by | June 30, 2018 | 15:26

Mexico have also qualified after Germany were surprisingly beaten by South Korea . Mexico went on the front foot on 17 minutes when Javier Hernandez intercepted the ball, but Carlos Vela's shot curled just wide. "It is arguably more than in the entire history of the Russia-Sweden relations", Swedish Ambassador to Russia Peter Ericson, who came to Yekaterinburg for the match said as quoted by the department.

by | June 30, 2018 | 13:39

After a "dark day" for German football, as Neuer put it, the future looks bright. Former Germany and Nigeria manager Berti Vogts has declared that numerous current squad do not deserve to continue to represent the country following their shocking exit from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

by | June 30, 2018 | 12:41

Uruguay's formidable defence have not let in a goal at all in 2018, while Suarez has recovered from a poor first outing in Russian Federation to score in wins over Saudi Arabia and the hosts. And after 12 years in charge of the team, Tabarez believes Uruguay are a contender to win the competition. "We will mark him with the same respect we mark everyone, despite him being a superstar", said Sebastian Coates of Ronaldo.

by | June 30, 2018 | 12:35

South Korea beating Germany saved Mexico's World Cup hopes. He has been a massive player for Germany in recent years so that was a big call, and then for the South Korea game there were more changes. The Germans continued at the same pedestrian pace after halftime and Ozil had another poor display, with many of his passes uncompleted. Mexico were far from convincing as Sweden took control of Group F and qualified as group winners, which left Osorio frustrated with their showing.

by | June 30, 2018 | 09:25

The move allows Jordan to explore the market and most likely sign with the Dallas Mavericks , who have targeted him as their top free-agent priority. Jordan had a player option on the final year of his contract. He is a native of the state and starred at Texas A&M before being drafted by the Clippers with the 35th pick in the 2008 Draft.

by | June 30, 2018 | 07:01

James' decision all but eliminates the New Orleans Pelicans of acquiring the superstar forward because they are already have over $100 million worth of contracts on the books for the 2018-19 season, per Spotrac . Rumors and reports have suggested James' top choices will be the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers, with some teams on the periphery, like the Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets .

by | June 30, 2018 | 06:44

We have to take that into account". Barcelona star Messi will start up front and is expected to be partnered with Gonzalo Higuain while Sergio Aguero remains out in the cold following a reported bust-up with Sampaoli. "We've studied the three Argentina group matches which gives us indications and hints, but a player like Messi could step up his own level and decide the fate of the match", said Lloris.

by | June 30, 2018 | 02:02

Cleveland can offer James a five-year max contract worth approximately $207.4 million, while the most any other team could offer him would be a four-year deal worth around $152.3 million. The Sixers could drop guys like JJ Redick, Marco Belinelli and/or Amir Johnson to open up the necessary space for James. James can officially make a decision on a new team starting Sunday at 12:01 a.m.

by | June 29, 2018 | 23:44

Belgian outlet HLN , as quoted by Metro , is reporting that the 30-year-old midfielder has chose to stay at Old Trafford after the Red Devils made a breakthrough in talks with the former Everton man. After committing his future to Manchester United , Fellaini said: 'I made this decision because I am very happy here. "I made this decision because I am very happy here", Fellaini said.

by | June 29, 2018 | 21:53

Fellaini told reporters: "I want to be free in my head and that is why soon I will announce where I will play next season". José Mourinho has been intent on keeping Fellaini, though if United's manager does prove successful in doing so this may dismay some fans who continue to be critical of him.

by | June 29, 2018 | 20:30

For all that James, George and Leonard can do on the floor, it wouldn't hurt to have an athletic, intuitive, pass-first point guard like Lonzo on the floor, especially if his shot improves from his rookie season. The Celtics could likely trump any trade offer for Leonard, with their vast collection of future first-round draft picks and a current roster littered with young and promising talent.

by | June 29, 2018 | 16:33

It looks like the Mexican national team fans have been playing BTS pretty much nonstop in appreciation for South Korea . After silencing Osorio's critics with impressive wins over Germany and South Korea , Mexico almost blew it against Sweden and only progressed because of Germany's incredible defeat to South Korea.

by | June 29, 2018 | 15:47

Sampaoli's side haven't impressed thus far but will now take on France, another team who have got through despite really setting the world alight, in the last 16. We have players in our team who played a few times with him or against him in LaLiga. "We already knew we were going to win, we were confident that God would help us, that all would turn out well".

by | June 29, 2018 | 15:07

I'm incredibly disappointed by this elimination". Sweden's 3-0 win over Mexico in the group's other match meant the pair advanced on six points apiece. Heading into the match against Germany , the South Korean player who scored the opening goal was despised by his own fans. Germany's team of superstars could only look on in shock in the final minutes of the match as United States referee Mark Geiger called for the video assistant referee to intervene after the unmarked Kim had ...

by | June 29, 2018 | 13:50

Marcel had previously missed games for his club side Real Madrid from back injuries. " Marcelo is medicated and with medication the tendency is that the response is good and that he can play", he said. "There is no recovery period". He opened his account at the global showpiece in the 2-0 win over Costa Rica but has faced a lot of criticism for his performances in the two opening matches.

by | June 29, 2018 | 12:37

Last summer Irving was vocal about his desire to play in San Antonio , naming them as one of the four teams that he wanted to be traded to after his relationship with LeBron James deteriorated. "Leonard pitched James on his incredible defensive ability and how it would alleviate the pressure on James, the source said ", wrote Schultz. Leonard has not given any indication that he would re-sign with the Celtics next summer but if conversations between San Antonio and Boston continue to ...

by | June 29, 2018 | 11:34

Theresa May was handed a Belgian football shirt ahead of the team's World Cup clash with England as she arrived at a summit in Brussels. England and Belgium have already qualified for the knockout rounds, so they are both playing for first place in Group G.