• After Edgbaston Win, England are in the Driver's Seat: Ben Stokes
After Edgbaston Win, England are in the Driver's Seat: Ben Stokes

However, he was lbw to Ben Stokes for 51, and India were eventually defeated by 31 runs . "The captain should give confidence to his players". England too looked vulnerable at Edgbaston. We all know Kohli has been named captain and his record (at home so far) is enviable. Kohli then completed an 88-ball fifty when he glanced Anderson dow...

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  • Jose Mourinho pleased to see end to hard Manchester United pre-season
Jose Mourinho pleased to see end to hard Manchester United pre-season

Manchester United are chasing a center-back this season, and have reportedly been in talks with Barcelona star Yerry Mina, but Boateng could be their next target as Jose Mourinho looks to strengthen his squad ahead of the new Premier League season.

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  • Willian Fails To Report For Chelsea Training Amidst Real Madrid Rumours
Willian Fails To Report For Chelsea Training Amidst Real Madrid Rumours

Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Spanish side Real Madrid tabled a £41.5m bid for Chelsea shot-stopper Thibaut Courtois for him to leave the Premier League for a move to Spain . "Every club wants to keep their top players and we are trying to do it". "But this is a human decision based on someone wanting to be close to his children - and...

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  • Everton agree Yerry Mina deal with Barcelona?
Everton agree Yerry Mina deal with Barcelona?

Both of those links strangely came about after the pair had enjoyed strong performances at the World Cup . And journalist Christian Falk, who works for German newspaper Bild, claims United contacted Bayern over a deal for Boateng on Sunday.

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  • Urban Meyer and the God Complex in College Sports
Urban Meyer and the God Complex in College Sports

Courtney Smith provided screen shots of text message conversations with several women married to men on the coaching staff, which she says indicate that Meyer was aware of the problem. "There was nothing, I don't know who creates a story like that", Meyer said . Steve Spurrier, the greatest coach in Florida Gators history - considers Urban Me...

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  • India openers make encouraging start in reply to England's 287 all out
India openers make encouraging start in reply to England's 287 all out

After he was the last man out with about 30 minutes left of the day, Kohli was given a standing ovation around Edgbaston, with England fans also showing their appreciation of one of cricket's box-office talents. BIRMINGHAM , ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Keaton Jennings of England is bowled by Mohammed Shami of India during the Specsavers 1st Test...

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  • Hamilton revels in Hockenheim win
Hamilton revels in Hockenheim win "I manifested my dream"

It's the first time the Brit has ever won after starting lower than sixth on the grid. An ecstatic Lewis Hamilton declared his surprise victory at Sunday's German Grand Prix as one of the best during his Formula 1 career. Ferrari called Raikkonen to the pits early in a bid to upset the Mercedes up ahead. "There was a lot of negativity ...

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  • Pakistan general elections 2018: Coalition government a possibility?
Pakistan general elections 2018: Coalition government a possibility?

The party of Khan's jailed chief rival, ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , called the count an assault on democracy in the nuclear-armed, Muslim country which has a history of military rule. The results had been due by around 2 am local time (10pm BST on Wednesday). "There's no conspiracy, nor any pressure in delay of the results". "I chose ...

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  • Pulisic at the double for Borussia Dortmund
Pulisic at the double for Borussia Dortmund

Liverpool FC have already been busy in the summer transfer window so far this year, signing Alisson , Naby Keita, Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri. The former Chelsea man should have had an assist before Dortmund drew level, as he neatly played in Sheyi Ojo for a one-on-one opportunity but the latter's shot was diverted onto the crossbar by goalke...

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  • Lewis Hamilton signs for 2 more years at Mercedes-AMG F1 team
Lewis Hamilton signs for 2 more years at Mercedes-AMG F1 team

In the immediate aftermath of the British Grand Prix when being congratulated on his third-placed finish 38-year-old Raikkonen said in his distinctive robotic voice: "Obviously I did the best I could but there seems to be some opposite views on what I'm doing unfortunately, so we'll see".

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  • Van Avermaet keeps lead in mountains
Van Avermaet keeps lead in mountains

For me now, whatever happens, it's been a successful Tour, it's been an wonderful feeling to win the stage and take the jersey, I'm super happy with that. "For sure I'm not going to sit up and lose time, but I think we're in a great position". Alaphilippe, 26, delivered his first career Tour stage win after moving off the front of the break at th...

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  • Root and Morgan clinch decider for England in ODI series
Root and Morgan clinch decider for England in ODI series

Meanwhile, England won the decider by 8 wickets to seal the series 2-1. But it was Adil Rashid's 3-fer that set it up. Root, stumped off a Yuzvendra Chahal no-ball on 69, went to his century when he pulled Pandya through midwicket for his 10th four in 120 balls as England won with 33 deliveries to spare.

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  • José Mourinho: we need Alexis Sánchez on United States tour
José Mourinho: we need Alexis Sánchez on United States tour

It's since been confimed that his absence from the tour is due to legal issues whilst trying to obtain a visa. Jose Mourinho's men will then play a further friendly against Major League Soccer side San Jose Earthquakes before facing AC Milan, Liverpool and Real Madrid in the International Champions Cup tournament.

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  • French players’ social media videos of World Cup celebrations
French players’ social media videos of World Cup celebrations

The 19-year-old reportedly earned about US$22,300 per game in the tournament and an additional US$350,000 for helping his country lift the World Cup trophy on Sunday (Jul 15). The French - World Cup winners in 1998 and finalists in 2006 - are in Group C with Denmark, Australia and Peru and kick off their campaign in the Russian city of Kazan ...

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  • Raptors close to acquiring a very unhappy Kawhi Leonard
Raptors close to acquiring a very unhappy Kawhi Leonard

Wojnarowski reports that the sides have been discussing the deal for week, though the specifics of a trade aren't outlined in any report. Charania is reporting that DeRozan, who signed a five-year, $139 million contract with the Raptors in 2016, has already "expressed displeasure toward a possible move" after becoming aware of the possibility o...

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  • Eden Hazard 'agrees personal terms with Real Madrid'
Eden Hazard 'agrees personal terms with Real Madrid'

And with just 12 months to run on his contract Chelsea have made a decision to sell before potentially losing him for free next year. This could help Chelsea keep hold of Eden Hazard , who has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid .

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  • Weary Nadal bows out of Wimbledon with pride
Weary Nadal bows out of Wimbledon with pride

Anderson spent a total of 21 hours on the court prior to Sunday's finals, and said in a post-match interview he would have given "another 21 hours" to have the opportunity to play. Novak Djokovic has reached his first Wimbledon final since 2015 courtesy of a five-set win over Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals of the famous competition.

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  • Cartoonists capture surreal side of Trump-Putin meeting
Cartoonists capture surreal side of Trump-Putin meeting

Mr Trump told reporters at the White House that he had full faith and support for USA intelligence agencies and accepted their conclusion that Russian Federation meddled in the election. On Tuesday, Trump said he misspoke and instead meant to say he didn't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russian Federation. "President Putin said he agrees with ...

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  • Twitter reacts as France takes the cup
Twitter reacts as France takes the cup

While waiting for the presentation, Griezmann burst into tears, seemingly as the enormity of his team's achievement swept over him, and while a rainstorm soaked the Luzhniki arena, the player embraced French president Emmanuel Macron who kissed his forehead and clasped his shoulders.

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  • Jorginho at Chelsea for medical as Maurizio Sarri nears appointment
Jorginho at Chelsea for medical as Maurizio Sarri nears appointment

However, his second season in charge ended with a limp title defence as his side finished fifth in the Premier League , crucially missing out on Champions League qualification. Napoli's Dries Mertens, an worldwide teammate of Hazard's, could emerge as a contender to inherit his throne at Stamford Bridge. "I am very happy to be coming to Chelsea...

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  • People should recognise that I'm one of the world's best'
People should recognise that I'm one of the world's best'

Croatia have relied on mental strength to defy limited resources and become the smallest nation in 68 years to reach a World Cup final, said defender Dejan Lovren . This victory over England led Croatia to their first World Cup final and Mario Mandzukic's extra-time victor sealed Croatia's third consecutive win in extra-time or penalties, h...

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  • Juan Martin Del Potro scraps past Simon to set up Nadal clash
Juan Martin Del Potro scraps past Simon to set up Nadal clash

Defending champion Federer was two sets up and had a match point in the third against Anderson, but nearly three hours later he trudged off on the end of a seismic 2-6 6-7 (5/7) 7-5 6-4 13-11 upset. It has already been hailed as another Wimbledon classic and it always seems a shame that one of these two phenomenal talents must leave the world's g...

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  • Kerber, like Williams, is on the comeback trail
Kerber, like Williams, is on the comeback trail

It was only 10.5 months ago that Williams had far more serious concerns. I am inspired by her; she's a big role model. Although Williams won that match in straight sets to claim her seventh Wimbledon championship and the 22nd of her 23 Grand Slam titles, she noted that Kerber , who has two Grand Slam titles of her own, is a more experienced, r...

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  • Manchester United 'confident' of signing Chelsea star, Willian
Manchester United 'confident' of signing Chelsea star, Willian

When asked about joining his fellow Brazilians Philippe Coutinho and Paulinho at Camp Nou, Willian said: "Well, they are excellent players with a lot of quality". But Ernesto Valverde is going to return with an improved figure as he looks to add an extra dimension to his attack this summer. "Manchester came to me, they talked with my agent, but...

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  • Croatia reach World Cup final as England pain goes on
Croatia reach World Cup final as England pain goes on

Luka Modric's team were taken to extra-time for the third consecutive match in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday but somehow found the energy to overcome England 2-1. Kieran Trippier's 5th-minute free-kick goal was the first direct free-kick scored in the knock-out stage during the 2018 world cup. "The reaction from the fans at the end sh...

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  • Terry Pays Tribute To ‘Great Man, Great Manager’ Conte
Terry Pays Tribute To ‘Great Man, Great Manager’ Conte

Conte was handed his marching orders on Thursday but Chelsea refused to comment or issue a denial even though Cesc Fabregas and John Terry paid tribute to the Italian. "I wish you every success in the future". Conte departs a year before his contract was due to expire and will now be in line for £9million in compensation.

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  • Rafael Nadal edges Juan Martin del Porto in Wimbledon quarterfinals
Rafael Nadal edges Juan Martin del Porto in Wimbledon quarterfinals

The pair have met on 51 occasions in the past - with Djokovic narrowly leading their head-to-head by one win - though this is just their fourth encounter on a grass court. The French Open champion will next face Novak Djokovic in a clash of two former champions following the Serbian's success over Kei Nishikori earlier on Wednesday.

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  • Neville thought 3 England stars would struggle at World Cup
Neville thought 3 England stars would struggle at World Cup

However, when they turn into symbols of competing nationalisms, as it will be seen in St Petersburg where Belgium and France will vie for a place in the World Cup final (the French have a 2-1 lead in the mega tournament), then the task to find a difference between them will be too hard.

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  • Harry Kane Heads List Of Reported Madrid Replacements For Ronaldo
Harry Kane Heads List Of Reported Madrid Replacements For Ronaldo

In a letter posted on the Real Madrid official website, Ronaldo wrote that "the time has come to begin a new stage in my life". " Real Madrid has conquered my heart, and that of my family, and that is why more than ever I want to say thank you".

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  • With Russia out of the tournament, hosts' World Cup fever wanes
With Russia out of the tournament, hosts' World Cup fever wanes

It's the World Cup semi-final". France then beat Argentina and Uruguay en route to the semi-finals. "It is very near and we will leave our last drop of sweat on the pitch to achieve our goal". "I've got a amusing feeling that the momentum is so good, and, you know, especially now that we're all going to turn up with special Gareth waistcoat...

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