• Steve Hansen hits back after All Blacks outmuscle British and Irish Lions
Steve Hansen hits back after All Blacks outmuscle British and Irish Lions

On the menu for discussion this week, we have the Haka, the best young hurlers in Ireland and how versatility affects sportspeople. . The Crusaders' player has only just recovered from a rib injury and looked sharp, but, again, the All Blacks lost nothing from their reserves bench - his replacement Anton Lienert-Brown was again very good.

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  • New Zealand vs. Portugal live stream
New Zealand vs. Portugal live stream

As mentioned above, Portugal can advance with a loss if Mexico loses by more goals or by scoring fewer goals, but a win would be the safest bet. This will be the first senior meeting between Portugal , ranked eighth in the world, and New Zealand , who are 95th - sandwiched between Guatemala and Madagascar.

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  • Magic Johnson says Lakers aren't close to another deal
Magic Johnson says Lakers aren't close to another deal

We know what it takes to win a championship. Johnson said that he wants a player who makes everyone around him better and it sounds like Russell is not that type of a player. Ball's appearance before the Dodgers' matchup against the Colorado Rockies culminated a whirlwind day and a half, that began with his selection in Thursday's National Ba...

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  • Ronaldo on target as Portugal pump New Zealand
Ronaldo on target as Portugal pump New Zealand

Portugal were 2-0 up when he picked up his second yellow card of the tournament for a tackle in the middle of the pitch. "As a Russian Football Union's representative overseeing cases of discrimination in football, I was meeting with FIFA officials yesterday and they had no complaints whatsoever", he added.

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  • Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out — FIFA Confederations Cup
Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out — FIFA Confederations Cup

Osorio was experimenting with his lineup for that game, but Mexico needs consistency if they want to take on the biggest countries in the sport. "We play away from home, against the host team, with a lot of support from their fans, and fighting for the qualification".

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  • Kohli deflects question on Kumble saga
Kohli deflects question on Kumble saga

Former Indian cricketer and renowned commentator Ravi Shastri has sought a guarantee of selection from Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as next coach of the Indian team before formally applying for the post, it emerged on Thursday.

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  • Sixers' Markelle Fultz opens up about playing with Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid
Sixers' Markelle Fultz opens up about playing with Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid

Following Friday's news conference to introduce the Sixers' four picks in Thursday night's NBA Draft , Harris said the organization is "focused on it". "And when the health, medical and performance staff tells us we're ready to go, we'll go". The #Nba Draft featured 60 players being taken, but some teams hit on future players, while some swu...

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  • Spanish Prosecutors Accuse Mourinho of 3.3m Euros Tax Fraud
Spanish Prosecutors Accuse Mourinho of 3.3m Euros Tax Fraud

Jose Mourinho is being accused of double counts of tax fraud involving 1.6 million pounds in 2011 nd 1.7 million pounds in 2012 and the case has been presented in a local court in Spain . "Since joining Real Madrid in July 2009, he has always shown his desire to pay his financial obligations", the Spanish champion stated. Paris Saint-Germain'...

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  • Paul Ince: Mohamed Salah
Paul Ince: Mohamed Salah "a great addition" for Liverpool

You can see that everyone is happy and they're enjoying their football", Berger said. "He's a good player, technically he's very good, fast, he can score goals, create goals". Mohamed Salah began life at Liverpool with tours of Melwood and Anfield. A move to Liverpool could still be possible but there are also links to a move to AC Milan a...

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  • Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis
Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Peralta completed Mexico's comeback in the Fisht Stadium by meeting Javier Aquino's cutback and sweeping a shot past goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic . John Sutcliffe reports from Sochi on the keys to Mexico's victory in a game full of squad changes against New Zealand . In the FIFA Confederation standing table, Portugal is in the second p...

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  • Markelle Fultz Excited To Head To The (Insert Team Name)
Markelle Fultz Excited To Head To The (Insert Team Name)

Fans of the Los Angeles Lakers and the Philadelphia 76ers are particularly excited as their teams have the top two picks in the draft, which is being held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Long the league laughingstock, it's the Sixers' turn to clap back, with Embiid and Ben Simmons poking fun on Twitter at Lonzo Ball and his father, La...

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  • Manchester City confident of signing Alexis Sanchez
Manchester City confident of signing Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez has indicated that he will not be joining Bayern Munich this summer after being asked about the prospect of a move to the German champions. The Spaniard is a long time admirer of the Chile International so much so he signed Sanchez from Udinese back in 2012. Sanchez was also asked about his future by Omnisport but opted to focus ...

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  • Vettel reverses out of trouble in Baku
Vettel reverses out of trouble in Baku

Renault driver Jolyon Palmer , of Britain, leaves his auto after crash during the second free practice session at the Baku circuit, in Baku , Azerbaijan, Friday, June 23, 2017. Both Ferraris struggled in qualifying, with Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel taking to the escape road at Turn 3 during their first runs. Ferrari has bee...

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  • Sixers introduce draft picks at press conference
Sixers introduce draft picks at press conference

Fultz also said that he will play in both the Utah Summer League and the Las Vegas Summer League, and that he expects to sign his rookie contract by Wednesday so he can participate in the Sixers' rookie camp. He is a bit raw and needs to get stronger, but he's mobile, plays above the rim, can shoot the ball and sets solid screens. Shane McNichol ...

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  • Work to be done for Mercedes, says Hamilton
Work to be done for Mercedes, says Hamilton

Red Bull's Max Verstappen recorded the fastest time in both of Friday's sessions, but withdrew in sixth after a complete power failure due to a suspected hydraulic issue, with the driver having previously complained about engine problems.

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  • 76ers take Fultz with No. 1 pick
76ers take Fultz with No. 1 pick

Considering that 41-42 wins got teams into the playoffs last season, if the Sixers roster lives up to expectations, they could easily be a playoff team on the heels of a 45 win season. Pasecniks, who most recently played with Gran Canaria, a Spanish basketball club, has two more years left on his deal and may not immediately join the Sixers...

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  • Red Bull's pace is real, says Vettel and Mercedes duo
Red Bull's pace is real, says Vettel and Mercedes duo

Verstappen topped first practice with a time of 1:44.410, with team mate Daniel Ricciardo finishing four tenths behind him to ensure a Red Bull one-two, before the Dutch teenager capped an excellent day with an improved time of 1:43.362 in the second session.

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  • Koepka rides birdie spree to US Open title
Koepka rides birdie spree to US Open title

Open venues in the past, but it's a great test of golf and they have some awesome fans here". All you had to do was look at his face when someone called him "diminutive" for the hundredth time to know it. "I feel like I can go a long way", he says. That's pretty sensational in a US Open. He followed that up with birdies on the next three holes. ...

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  • Warburton to Captain Lions against Highlanders
Warburton to Captain Lions against Highlanders

Time and time again those in red put their bodies on the line. "I thought our game management was outstanding against a very good side", Farrell said on Monday following a final training run under the roof at the Forsyth Barr Stadium. "We haven't seen a whole lot of turnovers". Conor Murray , meanwhile, outlined his credentials to take the num...

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  • Ronaldo anger quelled by Perez?
Ronaldo anger quelled by Perez?

But a statement released by Mourinho's representatives Gestifute Media said he had not been informed personally of the accusations. The Argentinian worldwide defrauded the Spanish government to a sum of £1.14 million during his four-year spell with Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014.

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