• Unai Emery names five players who are
Unai Emery names five players who are "untouchable" in his Arsenal squad

Cech, and current backup goalkeeper David Ospina , both have one year remaining on their current deal at the Emirates, and could find themselves heading toward the exit door. From making my debut at such a young age, to playing in the Champions League and of course winning two FA Cups in consecutive seasons, there are just too many highlights to m...

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  • Japan sink 10-man Colombia in historic win for Asia
Japan sink 10-man Colombia in historic win for Asia

Kagawa then put Japan ahead from the penalty spot but even with 10 men Jose Pekerman was able to make his side competitive and Juan Quintero levelled with a free-kick six minutes before half-time. The pressure told in the 73rd minute, as Osako headed in Keisuke Honda's corner. It was also sweet revenge for Japan , who were thumped 4-1 by...

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  • Pogba strike seals France victory
Pogba strike seals France victory

Moments later, in the 62nd minute, Australian captain Mile Jedinak put Australia on the scoreboard after Samuel Umtiti handled the ball, bringing the score to 1-1. However, Paul Pogba eventually managed to snatch the late victor for France when he smashed his 10th worldwide goal in the 80th minute to put the French side in lead again.

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  • Low reveals why Germany lost to Mexico
Low reveals why Germany lost to Mexico

Twice has this fate befallen Argentina, who lost their opening match after both of their trophy wins, in 1982 and 1990, with Italy stunned 3-2 in 1950 by Sweden . Youngster Julian Brandt almost saved Loew's night in the final minutes when he blasted a shot past Ochoa's right post. Mexicans celebrating their shock victory over Germany caused a ...

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  • Porter Jr. Cancels Workout Over Major Spasms
Porter Jr. Cancels Workout Over Major Spasms

This year's National Basketball Association draft green room may not feature a player who didn't suit up on the college hardwood last season. One team that's reportedly showing some serious interest in him is the Kings , who pick all the way up at No.

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  • Sri Lanka delay play in West Indies Test amid ball-tampering row
Sri Lanka delay play in West Indies Test amid ball-tampering row

According to a tweet from the ICC, the charge comes following a breach from Chandimal of Article 2.2.9 of the ICC's code of conduct which states that the condition of the ball had been altered by "unfair" means. This was the second such instance within three months, after the Australians were found guilty of ball-tampering in South Africa in Marc...

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  • 'Naive' Afghanistan have mountain to climb, says coach
'Naive' Afghanistan have mountain to climb, says coach

But the Afghan bowlers came out good in the last session of first day's play. And this is not first time that two innings are over in one day. Phil Simmons , the Afghanistan coach, agreed there was an "air of disappointment" at how the team collapsed twice in two sessions, but said the learning from the experience was huge.

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

By neutralising two-time World Cup victor Argentina , who had Messi on the field, a cigar-puffing Diego Maradona watching from the VIP seats and the pope on its side, Iceland blazed a trail for small countries and territories everywhere.

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  • Good job there was VAR, says France's Griezmann
Good job there was VAR, says France's Griezmann

Even if the ball was gone, on replay, it looked like a penalty. "From where I was and where I was standing, the first contact was with the ball". "I would have given it to N'Golo or Lucas". "I'm sure once we get over this, we can start focusing on that second game". "They were really determined and they defended very well". "Due to his philosophy...

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  • India's Modi hopes historic cricket match will boost ties with Afghanistan
India's Modi hopes historic cricket match will boost ties with Afghanistan

It's like any other test match for us. "As for big names missing from the opposition, we are playing against India and not Virat or any other individual", Simmons said. Ditto for all-rounder Hardik Pandya. Instead, Ashwin might pass on a few valuable inputs to his batsmen on how to tackle Mujeeb. When Dinesh Karthik was asked, his singular stat...

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  • Suns Expected to Probe a Kawhi Leonard Trade Using No. 1 Pick
Suns Expected to Probe a Kawhi Leonard Trade Using No. 1 Pick

Wojnarowski previously reported in January that Leonard was unhappy with the way the Spurs were handling his injury. Kawhi Leonard might be leaving San Antonio , sources tell ESPN . According to Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express-News , Leonard and Popovich communicated recently, but the face-to-face meeting has yet to take place.

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  • Robbie Williams Flips The Middle Finger During World Cup Opening Ceremony
Robbie Williams Flips The Middle Finger During World Cup Opening Ceremony

There was a amusing moment as Ronaldo tried to pass the ball to the mascot in ceremonial "first kick". Another added: " Robbie Williams is such a melt showing his middle finger!" FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Streaming: Football fever is here with the biggest soccer tournament, FIFA World Cup 2018 kicking off today in Russian Federation.

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  • Putin officially opens World Cup in Russian Federation
Putin officially opens World Cup in Russian Federation

The Green Falcons earned their first World Cup berth since 2006 by going undefeated during AFC World Cup qualifying, but have stumbled through pre-tournament friendly action, going 3-1-5 including losses in their past three games to Italy, Peru, and Germany .

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  • Deontay Wilder accepts terms to fight Anthony Joshua in the United Kingdom
Deontay Wilder accepts terms to fight Anthony Joshua in the United Kingdom

American Deontay Wilder has agreed terms to fight Anthony Joshua in Britain later this year in a bout that would crown the first undisputed heavyweight champion in nearly 20 years. 'We will wait and see what happens when we get the contract back. "We wanted a percentage, but we didn't think we could get it done in a quick time frame, so we said...

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  • Stephen Curry talks with 'GMA' on Golden State Warriors' success
Stephen Curry talks with 'GMA' on Golden State Warriors' success

Kevin Durant , look what he did for us a year ago, he did us a great service, so he's earned the right to sign whatever deal he wants. Early numbers analysis from KQED transportation reporter Dan Brekke: "Even if today's ridership tracks 5 percent below past year, it would still make BART's Top 10 (right around No.

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  • Ferrari's easy Canada win a 'wake-up call' to Mercedes
Ferrari's easy Canada win a 'wake-up call' to Mercedes

The Englishman, who arrived in North America with a 14-point lead over Vettel, will now head to the next round in France trailing his Ferrari rival by one point. The Spaniard now turns his attentions to the Le Mans 24 Hours race with Toyota next weekend. Hartley went to hospital for precautionary tests but the team said he was OK.

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  • Hazard admits new manager and signings key to his Chelsea future
Hazard admits new manager and signings key to his Chelsea future

If we have something new - manager or players - it is always good to know it because I want players that can [help bring success back to] Chelsea next season. "Maybe Panama get inspiration from what Costa Rica did in 2014 in Brazil", Martinez said. "They are quite happy to trust each on the pitch". The Exploding Heads sound the World Cup ho...

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  • Pistons HC Rumors: Ime Udoka to Interview, Dwane Casey Favorite for Job
Pistons HC Rumors: Ime Udoka to Interview, Dwane Casey Favorite for Job

The team talked with Beilein twice about the position in the last couple of weeks. The Pistons are planning to advance the three candidates to meet with owner Tom Gores , sources said. "We made it a priority to sit down shortly after our tremendous run in the Final Four to discuss and solidify his future at MI", athletic director Warde Manue...

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  • Gronkowski the horse finishes second at Belmont Stakes
Gronkowski the horse finishes second at Belmont Stakes

Justify battled nine rivals, the largest number that a potential Triple Crown victor has ever faced. Before Justify , the the last was American Pharoah in 2015. "This horse ran a tremendous race, he's so gifted", said Smith, who looked to the sky to celebrate after his ride. "First and foremost, I want to thank my lord and savior, Jesus Chris...

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  • Kevin Durant Sinks Cavs in Game 3 with Déjà Vu 3-Pointer
Kevin Durant Sinks Cavs in Game 3 with Déjà Vu 3-Pointer

They needed 27 starting lineups in the regular season, and five so far in the playoffs. They did it the hard way, without question. James has done almost everything for the Cavs, averaging 40 points, 8.5 rebounds and 10.5 assists through the first two Finals games.

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  • Liverpool agree deal to sign Lyon's Nabil Fekir
Liverpool agree deal to sign Lyon's Nabil Fekir

He played just 17 minutes in their World Cup qualifying campaign. I might be top scorer at the World Cup. "But we've seen Liverpool be very, very smart this summer, tieing down two midfielders and they are working very, very hard to get Fekir as well".

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  • White House tells Dennis Rodman to stay out of North Korea negotiations
White House tells Dennis Rodman to stay out of North Korea negotiations

Pompeo, who has met Kim twice in the recent past, said the North Korean leader was very capable of articulating the things that he was prepared to do, presents clearly the challenges that they all have to overcome. "It would be wonderful if it were". Pompeo said he will travel to Seoul on Wednesday after accompanying Trump to Singapore to discu...

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  • LeBron says National Basketball Association champ won't be going to White House
LeBron says National Basketball Association champ won't be going to White House

At home, the Cavaliers shoot 37 percent from three (31 percent on the road) and they outscore opponents by 8 points per 100 (they get outscored by nearly that much on the road). Curry finished with 11 points, one of the worst postseason games of his career. From there, the game never got outside of five points in either direction until Durant's...

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  • Barber: Signs point to Andre Iguodala's return for Warriors
Barber: Signs point to Andre Iguodala's return for Warriors

For Curry and sharpshooter Klay Thompson , Game 3 was a nightmare, at least until the final moments. James scored 33 points and Kevin Love added 20 for the Cavs, who have fallen into a hole in which no team has ever emerged. Stephen Curry made nine 3-pointers in Golden State's Game 2 win, and the Warriors , who live by a "Strength In Numb...

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  • Ariya Jutanugarn wins US Women's Open on fourth playoff hole
Ariya Jutanugarn wins US Women's Open on fourth playoff hole

The 22-year-old Jutanugarn led by four coming into the final round at Shoal Creek. Nor was it the same player who squandered away a two-shot lead at the ANA Inspiration two years ago. Last year, though, having reached top spot in the world rankings she duly missed four successive major cuts. And she likes digging through Mo's dresser and messin...

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  • England must believe Russian Federation will be different - Kane
England must believe Russian Federation will be different - Kane

The England coach gave his biggest hint yet by giving Jordan Pickford the No 1 shirt on Monday and tomorrow's friendly against Costa Rica at Elland Road might finally remove all doubt. Pope is a newcomer to the worldwide scene having only been called into his first squad in March, and he said he is relishing every minute of his time with England...

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  • Man United agree to sign Brazil midfielder Fred
Man United agree to sign Brazil midfielder Fred

Steve Nicol explains why Fred is a great addition to Manchester United's midfield and why the club were smart to seal the move before the World Cup. However, Fred's career has not been without controversy. He was at the centre of controversy in 2015 after testing positive for the the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide during the Copa America in C...

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  • Serena Williams abruptly pulled out of French Open match against Maria Sharapova
Serena Williams abruptly pulled out of French Open match against Maria Sharapova

Williams , who has 23 Grand Slam titles to her name, recently returned to tennis after giving birth to her first child. "Right now I can't actually serve", said Williams as she announced her withdrawal from the interview room at Roland Garros .

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  • Dimitrov dumped out of French Open
Dimitrov dumped out of French Open

The Italian, who has one career title to Djokovic's 68, had never won a match at the majors before this year's French Open . The Serbian, who is not committed to any event before The Championships, commented: 'I don't know if I'm going to play on grass .

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  • Stephen Curry edges LeBron James for 2nd most playoff 3-pointers
Stephen Curry edges LeBron James for 2nd most playoff 3-pointers

The Cavaliers and Warriors are meeting for the 4th consecutive NBA Finals, with Golden State having won titles in 2015 and 2017 while Cleveland captured the 2016 crown, rallying from a 3-1 deficit in the greatest comeback in finals history.

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  • Warriors Vs. Cavs Game 2 Score, Highlights, Analysis
Warriors Vs. Cavs Game 2 Score, Highlights, Analysis

Game 3 of the Finals will move to Cleveland on Wednesday at 6 p.m. ESPN reporter Brian Windhorst said on "The Lowe Post" podcast that Curry told James something to the extent of, "Boy, you couldn't let me have that one?" in a joking manner, as the game was essentially over.

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  • Eoin Morgan to lead England against Australia, Scots despite broken finger
Eoin Morgan to lead England against Australia, Scots despite broken finger

The ball hit him on the top of the ring finger of his right hand. Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi will skipper the World XI in the absence of Morgan. The International Cricket Council had made a decision to help West Indies with the redevelopment of stadia that were destroyed by a hurricane a year ago through a fundraiser match betw...

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  • Ice melting to slush in Las Vegas heat at Stanley Cup Final
Ice melting to slush in Las Vegas heat at Stanley Cup Final

It seemed a sure goal because he was below the left circle and within point-blank range of goaltender Braden Holtby when he shot. Tuch had a almost open net and a short-range shot, but Holtby swung around and stopped the puck with the blade of his stick.

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  • Fulham edge Aston Villa to book Premier League return
Fulham edge Aston Villa to book Premier League return

After sealing their Premier League return with a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa in the Championship playoff final on Saturday, Fulham's attention will already be turning to next season, with the future of several loanees uncertain. Teenager Ryan Sessegnon received the ball midway inside Villa's half, evaded a tackle, and turned to play a ...

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  • Zinedine Zidane took the correct decision to leave Real Madrid Fabio Capello
Zinedine Zidane took the correct decision to leave Real Madrid Fabio Capello

According to The Sun , the man whose team Zidane beat on Saturday to clinch its 13 European Cup could well be his successor at the Santiago Bernabeu. It would be a huge shock now though, with it being 14 years since he last lifted a league title, but it would mean the 68-year-old will have more than landed on his feet after effectively being force...

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  • Egypt star Salah to travel to Spain for treatment: federation
Egypt star Salah to travel to Spain for treatment: federation

He said on the Sada El-Balad channel: 'Ramos intentionally injured Mo Salah and should be punished about his actions. "I remember the first time I went to his house and asked him to coach Real Madrid and he was absolutely convinced he could win things".

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  • Zidane announces resignation from Real Madrid
Zidane announces resignation from Real Madrid

NAIJ.com earlier reported that Zinedine Zidane says he wants Isco at Real Madrid for a long time after the Spaniard was linked with a move away from the club. But it is the moment to [leave] here. I love this club very much and I am grateful for everything. It is an unexpected decision - I loved him as a player, and coach, and wanted him always a...

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  • Spain Defender Carvajal Likely to Miss World Cup
Spain Defender Carvajal Likely to Miss World Cup

It's either the collarbone or the shoulder. Egypt Independent reported that Sawiris expressed disagreement with calls for Salah to break his fast on the Liverpool-Real Madrid match day. "I had bad memories from the injury during Euros", he said. Salah is now a doubt for the World Cup, but the Egyptian FA are hopeful their talisman will lead the...

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  • 54% of people approve of new National Football League kneeling policy
54% of people approve of new National Football League kneeling policy

The NFL announced last week that players will be permitted to stay in the locker room during the pregame playing of The Star-Spangled Banner but must stand and show respect if they are on the field while it is played, or their teams will be subject to fines.

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  • Zinedine Zidane resigns as Real Madrid manager
Zinedine Zidane resigns as Real Madrid manager

Despite being the first and only manager to win the Champions League three times in a row after a 3-1 victory over Liverpool, the club have stuttered domestically. "Madrid has given everything to me and I will be close to this club for the rest of my life". "If I was the manager here next season, it would have been tough for us to win trophies"...

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