• Ronaldo helps Portugal sink Russia
Ronaldo helps Portugal sink Russia

Wood's superb strike was New Zealand's first goal in four matches and only the third time they have scored at a Confederations Cup in four campaigns. Mexico brought on Hector Herrera after the interval and piled on the pressure early in the second half, Giovani firing over from a glorious chance after a move that had seen Javier Aquino imp...

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  • Quiet Munsterman O'Mahony ready to lead Lions roar
Quiet Munsterman O'Mahony ready to lead Lions roar

It will be a physical Test, but just as importantly, it will be a mental test. The likes of Warburton, Halfpenny and Johnny Sexton are sure to be introduced at some point during the Test, with Gatland admitting that Wednesday's team selection meeting with his coaches provided "good healthy debate".

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  • Ronaldo delights in handing Portugal victory over hosts Russia
Ronaldo delights in handing Portugal victory over hosts Russia

Tommy Smith might have stabbed the Kiwis ahead with just 10 minutes gone when he only just failed too make the most of fellow defender Boxall's header down with the Mexicans struggling to cope at set-pieces. "I'd rather talk about how much of a big performance it was from every player, subs coming off the bench included". The first game of th...

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  • Osorio expects All Whites to show All Blacks spirit in Confederations Cup
Osorio expects All Whites to show All Blacks spirit in Confederations Cup

Yet with speculation swirling around his Real future, the 32-year-old added further uncertainty by failing to address the matter with a clear statement, choosing instead to talk only about the game against Russian Federation as he'd done following Portugal's draw against Mexico on Sunday.

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  • National Basketball Association draft eyes zero in on Celtics, Josh Jackson
National Basketball Association draft eyes zero in on Celtics, Josh Jackson

Jackson addressed his initial refusal to work out for the Celts when they had the top pick and then the failure to set up a session once they had dropped to No. 2 to No. 5 range. A lot of the team's decision depends on who the Lakers go for, specifically regarding Ball. Rumours continue to swirl, Jackson is secretly Boston GM Danny Ainge's priz...

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  • NHL Reveals Protection Lists Before Expansion Draft
NHL Reveals Protection Lists Before Expansion Draft

There are some pretty good players on the unprotected list, including three-time Stanley Cup winning goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, as well as fellow netminders Roberto Luongo and Peter Mrazek. Just two years ago, the Senators got a first-round pick from Buffalo for goaltender Robin Lehner, Boston a first-round pick from San Jose for Martin Jones and...

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  • Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey
Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

The Kremlin has denied US intelligence agencies' conclusion that Moscow tried to tilt the election campaign in Trump's favor, using such means as hacking into the emails of senior Democrats. "It fits in with the way we do oversight", Grassley said of his decision to investigate Comey's firing. "I don't even understand what his role is anymore bec...

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  • Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio apologises for touchline rant
Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio apologises for touchline rant

While he admitted to firing the insult at the All Whites bench, he has blamed the entire incident on a member of the New Zealand coaching staff. Osario said the match turned when Porto midfielder Hector Herrera came on for the second half and Mexico's attacks started to flow.

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  • Ronaldo's goal gives Portugal 1-0 win over Russian Federation
Ronaldo's goal gives Portugal 1-0 win over Russian Federation

Bruno Alves played in a ideal ball into the box and Ronaldo made no mistake directing his header past Akinfeev from close-range. "I think we have the chance to fight for the title here - with a fit and healthy team we can go toe-to-toe with any team", said Juan Carlos Osorio .

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  • The San Antonio Spurs Are Looking To Trade LaMarcus Aldridge
The San Antonio Spurs Are Looking To Trade LaMarcus Aldridge

With Kawhi Leonard (ankle) and Tony Parker (ruptured quad tendon) sidelined, the Warriors made it tough for Aldridge , double teaming him nearly every time he touched the ball. Aldridge averaged 16.5 points in the 2017 playoffs, the lowest playoff average of his career. The reasoning here is that they are looking to possibly bring in the Clip...

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  • Mexico coach Osorio apologises for bust-up with Kiwi bench
Mexico coach Osorio apologises for bust-up with Kiwi bench

Mexico ended the day as Group A leaders with four points, ahead of Portugal on goal difference. "Overall I am really proud and I am really disappointed, our players deserved more". It eliminated the Oceania champions with one game left. After Herrera's introduction, Javier Aquino forced New Zealand keeper Stefan Marinovic into a left-hande...

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  • Ronaldo has four Ballon D'Ors for a reason - Russian Federation coach, Cherchesov
Ronaldo has four Ballon D'Ors for a reason - Russian Federation coach, Cherchesov

Juan Carlos Osorio's Mexico sit top of Group A, level on four points with Portugal but having scored a goal more, though they know that status will be under threat, given the European champions face bottom side New Zealand on the same day.

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  • Unhappy Cristiano Ronaldo not indispensable at Real Madrid - Figo
Unhappy Cristiano Ronaldo not indispensable at Real Madrid - Figo

Perez's words have seemingly had the desired effect and calmed him down to a point that neither his manager Zinedine Zidane and teammate Sergio Ramos were able to. The case has now escalated as Ronaldo had indicated his interest to leave Real Madrid citing this and other related issues as the cause of his decision.

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  • Disabled child escorts Ronaldo onto field for first time in FIFA history
Disabled child escorts Ronaldo onto field for first time in FIFA history

Besides Moscow's Spartak stadium, the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup matches are being held at three other venues - Fisht in Sochi, Kazan Arena in Kazan and at St. But the Kiwis kept battling and with Mexico allowing them plenty of space to attack, midfielder Ryan Thomas clattered the woodwork with five minutes to go.

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  • Manchester United considering Adnan Januzaj offers
Manchester United considering Adnan Januzaj offers

Januzaj spent last season on loan at Sunderland but failed to make much of an impact as the Black Cats were relegated from the Premier League. Since then Januzaj has underwhelmed with Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho deeming him surplus to requirements.

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  • Celtics Draft Rumors: Why Kansas Forward Josh Jackson Won't Workout For Boston
Celtics Draft Rumors: Why Kansas Forward Josh Jackson Won't Workout For Boston

SINCE the Boston Celtics agreed to trade the No. 1 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for the No. 3 pick and future assets, as per ESPN . George or Butler could be that piece, and Boston certainly has what it takes to get a deal done with the Indiana Pacers or Chicago Bulls, owning seven first-round picks in the next three drafts.

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  • Here's what time the NBA Draft starts and where to watch it
Here's what time the NBA Draft starts and where to watch it

NEW YORK (AP ) - Markelle Fultz is still expected to be the No. 1 pick, though the destination has changed. They posted the worst conference record in the history of the program. "I saw the tweets about it and all that". "He turned into a man and stayed with what he had and brought his A game every day", said Murray. Always has been.

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  • Cink among four sharing PGA St. Jude lead
Cink among four sharing PGA St. Jude lead

Schwartzel shot a 4-under 66 and Munoz a 67 on the par-70 TPC Southwind course. Amateur Braden Thornberry and former Gator Billy Horschel were among five players two shots back. Both of Berger's PGA Tour wins have come at TPC Southwind, where he finished 13 under en route to a three-shot victory previous year. Jobe shot a 69 in the final round ...

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  • French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats Timea Bacsinszky to reach final
French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats Timea Bacsinszky to reach final

Unseeded Ostapenko downed Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3 on her 20th birthday to become the first Latvian finalist at a major. Her best finish in a Grand Slam came at the French Open two-years-ago where she lost in three sets to the-then World number one Serena Williams.

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  • Vegas Golden Knights take Tomas Nosek in Expansion Draft
Vegas Golden Knights take Tomas Nosek in Expansion Draft

The Red Wings will host the Minnesota Wild October 5 in the first regular season game at the new Little Caesars Arena. He had a strong playoff, scoring 10 goals as he helped the Griffins win the Calder Cup for the second time since 2013.

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