• Novak Djokovic wants to keep going as he clinches victory number 800
Novak Djokovic wants to keep going as he clinches victory number 800

So, I mean, he's always tough to play against on grass courts, especially in Wimbledon . Nadal maybe hasn't played that well in Wimbledon last couple of years up to his standards, but he's won it several times, played finals several times.

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  • England boss Gareth Southgate hails irreplaceable Harry Kane
England boss Gareth Southgate hails irreplaceable Harry Kane

Most importantly of all, in Kane they have a striker the whole world will now fear. Manager Gareth Southgate has said England will not play for second place in Group G , even though it would nearly certainly put them in the easier half of the draw.

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  • Uruguay v Saudi Arabia 20 June 2018
Uruguay v Saudi Arabia 20 June 2018

La Celeste have won both their Group A games , haven't conceded yet and have their main striker among the goals. Despite losing 1-0 to Luis Suarez's first-half goal , they enjoyed the greater share of the possession against the much-fancied South Americans.

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  • Senegal: Pride of Africa sink Poland
Senegal: Pride of Africa sink Poland

Rodriguez didn't have as much success following the World Cup. After all, Senegal secured an unlikely 2-1 victory over Poland shortly after Japan toppled Colombia by the same score in two separate Group H matches on Tuesday. Akira Nishino was only appointed as Japan coach in April, replacing Vahid Halilhodzic during a tumultuous build-up ...

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  • England must be more clinical against Panama
England must be more clinical against Panama

The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder got through 80 minutes of the 2-1 win over Tunisia after suffering the injury early in the first half. "You know, it's sad that I even have to say this, but I'm going to say it anyway", Sterling wrote in a column for The Players' Tribune .

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  • FPJ's dream XI predictions for Serbia and Switzerland; Live Blog
FPJ's dream XI predictions for Serbia and Switzerland; Live Blog

The Arsenal star scored Switzerland's first goal with a thumping long-range effort before celebrating vigorously with a "double eagle" gesture - the symbol of Albania. Later, teammate Xherdan Shaqiri replicated the same gesture after his winning goal in the 90th minute, but not as intensely as Xhaka. Unlike Croatia, who had erected a "cage"...

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  • Musa marks return with winning double as Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0
Musa marks return with winning double as Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0

Nigeria will face Argentina in its final group match on Tuesday in St. Petersburg. Iceland play Nigeria on Friday. The Eagles lost 2-0 to Croatia in their opening group fixture in Kaliningrad on Saturday and they have been under intense criticisms from their fans.

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  • Iran players hoping Queiroz new contract can be agreed
Iran players hoping Queiroz new contract can be agreed

And when Saman Ghoddos won a free-kick near the corner flag deep into injury-time, it gave Iran their chance. "We were crucified", Morocco coach Herve Renard said. Morocco started well but then faded. "I want to apologize to the team, the fans and the 35 million people in Morocco ", the Nador-native who now plays for Germany's FC Sankt Paul...

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  • Popovich, Leonard meet in California
Popovich, Leonard meet in California

Before the meeting took place, Leonard did not want to sit down with Popovich and purposefully made himself "difficult" for the Spurs to reach. In particular, ESPN reported that Leonard is "irate" over public comments from Popovich and teammate Tony Parker as his absence wore on.

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  • Saudi Arabian World Cup team's plane catches fire in midair
Saudi Arabian World Cup team's plane catches fire in midair

Sanchez and Suarez wasted half-chances to extend the lead for Uruguay , who also won their opener against Egypt 1-0 thanks to a set-piece goal, defender Jose Gimenez heading home a late victor. Oscar Tabarez's side missed plenty of opportunities to add further goals, but a toothless Saudi outfit never seriously looked like snatching a point.

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  • Dwight Howard deal positions Nets for big moves in 2019-20
Dwight Howard deal positions Nets for big moves in 2019-20

For a Brooklyn team in a big market that fancies itself as a competitor for marquee free. Mozgov has two years left on his contract at $16m per season. The 7-foot-1 Mozgov has not played a full 82-game season since 2013 and has averaged in double figures only once during his eight-year National Basketball Association career.

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  • Senegal and Japan fans tidy up after their World Cup matches
Senegal and Japan fans tidy up after their World Cup matches

Check out the brand new daily JOE World Cup Minipod hosted by Dion Fanning and Paddy McKenna featuring a very sad Salah, the high-powered hosts are heading to the last 16 and English pundits are up for a scrap. Japan-based soccer writer Scott McIntyre told the BBC that cleaning up after yourself following a sporting event was "not just part o...

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  • Ronaldo header lifts Portugal over Morocco
Ronaldo header lifts Portugal over Morocco

It was Ronaldo's fourth goal of the tournament, more than his combined tally at three previous finals, and left him trailing just Iran's Ali Daei (109) on the list of top global goalscorers. Goncalo Guedes had the opportunity to double Portugal's lead late in the first period when he broke into the opposing penalty box, but the attacker could ...

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  • Clippers Willing to Offer Tobias Harris, Pick for Kawhi Leonard
Clippers Willing to Offer Tobias Harris, Pick for Kawhi Leonard

There hasn't been any news concerning the Knicks putting together a trade offer but there has been buzz about the Lakers getting into the action. There is no shortage of National Basketball Association teams that are interested in acquiring San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard , it just remains to be seen which team can come up with the...

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  • Egypt 0 Uruguay 1: Gimenez victor spares Suarez's blushes
Egypt 0 Uruguay 1: Gimenez victor spares Suarez's blushes

But Gimenez popped up to score, giving Uruguay all three points . Egypt will face a Russian Federation side who won their opening match against Saudi Arabia 5-0, and the Pharaohs need a positive result to keep them in contention for the knock-out stage of the tournament.

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  • Manchester United step up interest in Chelsea's Willian
Manchester United step up interest in Chelsea's Willian

Jose Mourinho is eyeing a reunion with the Brazilian ace he initially signed for the Blues from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2013, according to the Daily Mail . "Of course (Fred can make an impact), no doubt about that". Willian called United " one of the best teams in the world " when asked about his compatriot Fred's move to Old Trafford.

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  • Neymar a victim of fouling, Germany’s problems grow
Neymar a victim of fouling, Germany’s problems grow

Swiss players ended up with three yellow cards, and 10 of the 14 fouls they committed were on Brazil forward Neymar . Brazil have a good team and collective quality to get themselves out of problems but Neymar tried to win the game on his own and he failed.

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  • Germany's Surprise Defeat To Mexico, Five Things We Learned
Germany's Surprise Defeat To Mexico, Five Things We Learned

Yep. Mexico partied so hard that it was picked up as a small natural disaster. Following Hirving Lozano's goal in the 35th minute, The Institute of Geological and Atmospheric Investigations said highly sensitive natural disaster sensors registered tremors at two sites in the Mexican capital.

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  • Sri Lanka skipper Chandimal charged over ball-tampering
Sri Lanka skipper Chandimal charged over ball-tampering

Chandimal is accused of breaching Level 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct for "changing the condition of the ball". Sri Lanka's players then took to the field at 10.50am local time, 50 minutes after the scheduled start, but did not start play for another 40 minutes as the dispute continued with captain Dinesh Chandimal arguing with the umpires.

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  • Journalist booed as he asks Lopetegui the Ronaldo-or-Messi question
Journalist booed as he asks Lopetegui the Ronaldo-or-Messi question

Iceland will be looking to neutralize the attack of Lionel Messi , the captain and goal-scorer for Argentina; he has 64 goals for the national team since joining it 14 years ago. Such history of suffering fitness issues in global tournaments impacted Argentina in which his absence denied La Albiceleste such a significant creative force that...

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  • Uruguay stars want Salah fit for World Cup opener
Uruguay stars want Salah fit for World Cup opener

However the Egypt boss said no decision would be taken until Thursday's training session as the Pharaohs flew into Yekaterinburg for the start of their World Cup campaign. "We still have to see how training goes today, but I can nearly assure you 100 per cent that he'll play, we are all very optimistic that he will be on the pitch", Cuper said ...

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  • Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal
Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

Elsewhere, Manchester United host Leicester City , Tottenham head to Newcastle United , Liverpool play West Ham at Anfield and Huddersfield Town host Chelsea . During their impressive march to the UEFA Champions League final in 2017-18, it went slightly unnoticed that Liverpool only narrowly finished in the top four in the Premier Leagu...

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  • England aim for World Cup quarter-finals
England aim for World Cup quarter-finals

Rashford shone with a stunning opening goal in England's final warm-up friendly against Costa Rica last week, but England are hopeful he will be fit for their tournament opener against Tunisia on Monday with Southgate describing the injury as a "slight knock".

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  • Warriors playing the opposite of hardball with Kevin Durant
Warriors playing the opposite of hardball with Kevin Durant

Back in November, Green followed James's "mood" post with one of his own , though he said he wasn't trolling James at the time. Previous year he wore a T-shirt with the word "Quickie" on it, rendered in the style of the logo for Quicken Loans, the title sponsor of the Cavs' home arena.

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  • Reporter to WH: Why doesn't Trump support National Football League players' free speech?
Reporter to WH: Why doesn't Trump support National Football League players' free speech?

Slater and wide receiver Chris Hogan did speak a little on the national anthem issue and both said they plan to stand with their hands over their heart. Asked about allegations from the White House that the Eagles chose to "abandon" their fans and not attend the ceremony as a complete team, Pederson responded: "What you've seen and what you've ...

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