• Portugal land in Kazan ahead of Confederations Cup debut
Portugal land in Kazan ahead of Confederations Cup debut

Chile is ranked fourth, but lacks the same tradition as Portugal and Mexico and has struggled in South American qualifying. Fellow Confederations Cup Group A teams Russian Federation and New Zealand opened the tournament in St. "I have the same confidence today", Portugal coach Fernando Santos said earlier this week. Mexico has...

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  • Mexico's Hector Moreno scores late equaliser against Portugal at Confederations Cup
Mexico's Hector Moreno scores late equaliser against Portugal at Confederations Cup

A frantic end to the first half gave way to a tiresome second as both sides were found wanting with their final ball, with Ronaldo - isolated after Nani's withdrawal - unable to influence the game. With Mexico still scrambling at the back, another delivery from the right was flicked into the bottom-left corner by Nani, but the referee - assis...

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  • USA college student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio
USA college student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

Fox News reported that Warmbier was on a military plane expected to land in Cincinnati late Tuesday, after which he would receive urgent hospital treatment. Tillerson did not elaborate on Warmbier's current health condition, and said he would not be offering additional comment out of respect for the family's privacy.

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  • Fantastic Fakhar hits maiden ton as Pakistan post huge target
Fantastic Fakhar hits maiden ton as Pakistan post huge target

Pakistan thrashed arch-rivals India by 180 runs to win the global cricket tournament at The Oval in London , U.K. on Sunday. June 14, Cardiff: Beat England by 8 wkts - Hasan, in the absence of the injured Amir (back spasm) produces a superb skilled display in taking three wickets as previously unbeaten tournament hosts England are dismiss...

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  • Boston Celtics: 5 options for pick No. 3 in 2017 NBA Draft
Boston Celtics: 5 options for pick No. 3 in 2017 NBA Draft

Jackson has not yet worked out for the Celtics and it's unclear at this stage whether that will happen. Fultz thus had to adjust his thoughts to a very different situation. 76ers center Joel Embiid tweeted out a picture of himself and Fultz with current 76ers Ben Simmons and Robert Covington . The Sixers had eyes wide open Saturday and E...

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  • Russian Federation start Confederations Cup with 2-0 win over New Zealand [GALLERY]
Russian Federation start Confederations Cup with 2-0 win over New Zealand [GALLERY]

The fan-ID system has been successfully tested at the 2017 Confederations Cup first match, Sorokin said. The 20-minute ceremony involved some 1,500 participants, who displayed various scenes of traditions and culture of four cities in Russian Federation, selected to host the global football tournament this year, reported Tass news agency.

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  • Is Boston eyeing a draft day trade for Jimmy Butler?
Is Boston eyeing a draft day trade for Jimmy Butler?

In 25 games, Fultz averaged 23.2 points on 47.6 percent from the field. If the 2018 Lakers pick falls to between 2-5 in next year's draft, the pick goes to the Celtics . "It was a dream I had since I was a young kid", Fultz said. At 6-4, Fultz can play either backcourt position and can make plays for himself as well as others.

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  • Logan Morrison has 21 home runs already
Logan Morrison has 21 home runs already

With one out, Joe Panik singled. The Rockies turned double plays in the first and second innings, and Chatwood got Crawford to pop out to center fielder Charlie Blackmon with two on in the third. Up came superstar Nolan Arenado , who had already singled, doubled and tripled. "I got a pitch and I was able to do some damage", said Arenado, who ...

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  • Archer, Robertson help Rays bounce back, beat Tigers 3-2
Archer, Robertson help Rays bounce back, beat Tigers 3-2

Derek Norris lined a flat 1-2 slider over the left-center field fence leading off the inning for his eighth home run. One thing that is certain is this: The Rays need to tighten up in the field. Avila has hit safely in nine of his last 10 games. "It's always hard being sent down, but it is probably for the best". Logan Morrison's two-run h...

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  • Ronaldo : Portugal forward thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva
Ronaldo : Portugal forward thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

It will be European champion Portugal , with Cristiano Ronaldo in top form, taking on Gold Cup victor Mexico in a game that is likely to decide the group victor. At 32, Ronaldo's remaining ambitions are likely to be played out in Russian Federation, this summer and next year. It is played by the continental champions plus the host nation and t...

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  • Confederations Cup begins with colourful opening ceremony
Confederations Cup begins with colourful opening ceremony

The field consists of eight teams. Mexico bring the goalscoring talents of Javier Hernandez and Carlos Vela , while Germany's youngsters like Joshua Kimmich are ready to be the tournament's breakout stars. It wasn't long before Russian Federation had the lead, and it came courtesy of an own goal by Michael Boxall. The fan-ID system has bee...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Avoids Press After Portugal Draw With Mexico
Cristiano Ronaldo Avoids Press After Portugal Draw With Mexico

The result left European champion Portugal and Gold Cup victor Mexico trailing host Russian Federation in Group A. Russian Federation opened the tournament with a 2-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday. But Mexico responded with Hernandez testing Portugal keeper Rui Patricio, before putting his side level. Portugal had a first-half goal a...

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  • Pakistan create history, thrash India in Champions Trophy final
Pakistan create history, thrash India in Champions Trophy final

Widely written off after an abject display in their opening group match against the same opponents, the lowest-ranked team going into the tournament suddenly rediscovered their mojo. After the game, India skipper Virat Kohli had explained that he chose to go with just one spinner, as the Pakistanis have players who generally are good players ...

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  • Brits retire from America's Cup trials race with damage
Brits retire from America's Cup trials race with damage

Outteridge had outsmarted his long-standing rival Peter Burling at the start and the crew of six elite sailors managed to fend off New Zealand's repeated attempts to pass them. Race officials later said Artemis shouldn't have been penalized. Artemis chose to remain in the 34th America's Cup, although it missed much of the challenger trials in the 2...

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  • No need for alarm bells after draw, says Ronaldo
No need for alarm bells after draw, says Ronaldo

Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . The only player in Russian Federation 2017 who has previously won the tournament (1999) is Mexican captain Rafael Marquez, attack-minded who however is struggling with a back problem and is doubtful for the game.

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  • Larson, Truex take top 2 spots in Michigan qualifying
Larson, Truex take top 2 spots in Michigan qualifying

Finishing position for Bubba Wallace in his first NASCAR Cup start Sunday at Pocono. "We've been very reliable". No need for any of these teams to panic yet as we now have 12 races remaining in the regular season before the Playoffs begin but expect the drivers without that win to push a little harder at the end of each stage to gain as man...

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  • Brooks Koepka wins US Open with 67 in final round
Brooks Koepka wins US Open with 67 in final round

Holmes and Jamie Lovemark. The Warrnambool native compared his good vibes to his two best finishes on the big stage - a tie for fourth at the 2013 Masters (won by countryman Adam Scott) and the 2015 British Open , when Leishman lost in a playoff to Zach Johnson at St Andrews.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal shouldn't panic after Mexico draw
Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal shouldn't panic after Mexico draw

At the beginning we couldn't enjoy good control of the ball but then we managed to balance things out and could have won it in the end, ' he said. Portugal players will wear black armbands against Mexico in the today to honour compatriots that passed away from forrest fires.

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  • Mayweather vs McGregor fight date announced
Mayweather vs McGregor fight date announced

Conor McGregor , as the premier UFC fighter, knows how to win fights with elbows, knees and kicks, but if he employs those tactics in his August 26 boxing match with Mayweather, the penalties would be severe. Knowing this, there's a piece of me that wants to see McGregor knock Mayweather out. I'll be watching this fight . McGregor is a...

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  • Brooks Koepka wins, ties record at 16 under par
Brooks Koepka wins, ties record at 16 under par

More than a few players shared his sentiment throughout the week. He is exempt for The Open next month and is hoping to qualify for the PGA Championship, as well. The pair finished and five- and four-under respectively having started the final round level. Champ and Scottie Scheffler are tied at 1 under. "There's one on every hole".

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