• Confederations Cup: Ronaldo helps Portugal into semi-final as hosts Russian Federation out
Confederations Cup: Ronaldo helps Portugal into semi-final as hosts Russian Federation out

Ronaldo , who is Portugal's all-time leading scorer, opened the floodgate of goals as he netted in the 33rd minute, his 75th goal for his country, and Bernardo Silva added the second four minutes later. "But we are confident", Ronaldo said in Portuguese. Nani completed the scoring with his 25th global goal. His sharp headers could have tu...

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  • Mandhana and Raj guide India to win over England
Mandhana and Raj guide India to win over England

Mithali hit 71 before being dismissed off the last ball. The Indian captain is one of the best batswomen in the world. Both the openers scored half centuries. Mithali had earlier scored 70* (vs Sri Lanka), 64 (vs South Africa), 73* (vs Bangladesh), 51* (vs South Africa), 54 (vs South Africa) and 62* (vs South Africa).

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal to FIFA #ConfedCup semis as hosts crash out
Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal to FIFA #ConfedCup semis as hosts crash out

Advancing from the group with European champion Portugal and Gold Cup victor Mexico was seen as a hard task from the start, but an opening victory against New Zealand had left Russian Federation in position to make it to the semifinals despite a loss to Portugal in the second match .

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  • Barcelona star considering offer from Arsenal this summer — Transfer Focus
Barcelona star considering offer from Arsenal this summer — Transfer Focus

Arsenal quieten speculation surrounding Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil by using them in the club's promotional ad for their new kit. The Frenchman added: "The most important thing for the next season is to win the Premier League ". Another player who could be on the move this summer is Sanches, who suffered through a disappointing first seas...

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  • Confederations Cup kicks off
Confederations Cup kicks off

Russian Federation has introduced a new scheme that will allow football fans to enter the country for the 2018 World Cup without a visa. Shprygin said he had been notified by Confederations Cup organisers that his fan-ID - required to attend matches - had been cancelled.

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  • Blackhawks trade back, select Henri Jokiharju
Blackhawks trade back, select Henri Jokiharju

Galvas, who played in several leagues last season, has a bit of offensive skill, scoring two goals and racking up seven assists in 17 games as a member of the Czech under-18 team on the worldwide level a season ago. "With hockey's popularity in both Chicago and St. Louis, and rapidly growing youth participation across the state, we anticipate t...

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  • Portugal battles to contain fires amid plane crash reports
Portugal battles to contain fires amid plane crash reports

A water-dropping plane has crashed while fighting forest fires in Portugal. Questions also remain over how so many people could have died, a lot of them perishing on a single road that locals say should have been sealed off by first responders.

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  • Prem rules complicate Sanchez and Ozil deals
Prem rules complicate Sanchez and Ozil deals

I have experienced few players who are as hungry as him. Having scored against Bayern in Atletico's 1-0 win over them in the Champions League group stages last season, and netting in Atletico Madrid's Champions League final loss to Real Madrid in the season prior to last, Carraco has proven himself a big game player.

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  • Volunteers rally to help Portugal's fire victims
Volunteers rally to help Portugal's fire victims

A huge wall of thick smoke and bright red flames could at one point be seen towering over the top of trees near houses in the wooded region. Dozens of fire engines drove back and forth to fight the raging blaze in areas as far as 12 miles north of Pedrogao Grande .

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  • Mexico Hopes to Make Statement Against Russia in Confederations Cup
Mexico Hopes to Make Statement Against Russia in Confederations Cup

Never before has a host nation failed to reach at least the Confed Cup semifinal stage, but anything less than three points at the riverside Kazan Arena in Russia's Republic of Tatarstan will mean Russian Federation will crash out should Portugal likely beat New Zealand in St.

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  • Time for top pick Markelle Fultz to turn Philadelphia 76ers into winners
Time for top pick Markelle Fultz to turn Philadelphia 76ers into winners

Simmons will likely run the point, but Fultz is more likely to defend the other's team point guard to avoid glaring mismatches on defense. "That's what I'm capable of doing". If Fultz can duplicate those numbers at the National Basketball Association level, the 76ers, in the near future, could be one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference.

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  • Mexico knock out hosts Russia, Portugal cruise
Mexico knock out hosts Russia, Portugal cruise

Despite the off-field disruption, Ronaldo picked up the man-of-the-match award in Portugal's opening 2-2 draw with Mexico on Sunday. Nani completed the scoring with his 25th global goal . The Mexican Football Federation have initially diagnosed ligament damage in his shoulder, announcing that their doctors are "in permanent contact with Eintrac...

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  • Nate Diaz Drops Perfect Message After Mayweather vs McGregor Announcement
Nate Diaz Drops Perfect Message After Mayweather vs McGregor Announcement

A win for Mayweather would move him ahead of former heavyweight great Rocky Marciano, who also retired with a flawless 49-0 career record. White stated that the fight will take place in a boxing ring with Mayweather Promotions providing the undercard talent for the boxing-only event.

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  • Caravaggio wins Commonwealth Cup for O'Brien at Ascot
Caravaggio wins Commonwealth Cup for O'Brien at Ascot

Last year's St Leger hero Harbour Law kept on well for third. "There was quite a headwind and it had been hard to make up ground all day". John Gosden said of the runner-up: "There was no pace and he was a little keen, he just had to wait to get where he wanted to go and the victor just got first run".

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  • Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for Confederations Cup semi-final berths
Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for Confederations Cup semi-final berths

Mexico made eight changes for the second game against New Zealand and will be without defender Carlos Salcedo , while PSV Eindhoven's Hector Moreno is also a doubt. New Zealand and Portugal face off in the last of the group stage games in the Confederations Cup on Saturday. Chile: The champions of CONMEBOL advance with a win or draw ov...

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  • Mexico knock out Confed Cup hosts Russia with 2-1 win
Mexico knock out Confed Cup hosts Russia with 2-1 win

Portugal and Mexico have booked their places in the semifinal stage of the ongoing FIFA Confederation Cup taking place in Russian Federation. Portugal coach Fernando Santos gave New Zealand a boost by withdrawing Ronaldo 23 minutes from the end, but substitute Nani almost made a swift impact, latching on to Quaresma's cross and slamming ...

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  • Mexico knock out Confederations Cup hosts Russian Federation with 2-1 win
Mexico knock out Confederations Cup hosts Russian Federation with 2-1 win

Selecao recorded their first win of the tournament on Wednesday evening, after Cristiano Ronaldo scored to hand his side a 1-0 win over Russian Federation. For their part, Mexico remain unbeaten, having followed up a draw against Portugal with a win over New Zealand . "We took a great side all the way against Mexico and we can do that ag...

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  • Jose Ortiz gets first Crown win aboard Tapwrit in Belmont
Jose Ortiz gets first Crown win aboard Tapwrit in Belmont

Tapwrit , who went off at odds of 5-1, crossed the wire first as the late afternoon shadows sprawled across the track known as Big Sandy. With a possible Triple Crown glittering on the horizon, Always Dreaming lost the Preakness, which, as disappointing as it was for Pletcher, provided a measure of relief, since it eliminated a scenario in which ...

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  • White Sox retire former star pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey
White Sox retire former star pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey

He also threw both a no hitter and a ideal game as well as being a part of the 2005 World Series Champion Chicago White Sox . He pitched more than 200 innings in 14 consecutive seasons. Now, his number will be retired - just like The Big Hurt's. Buehrle is the 12th player to have his number retired by the White Sox. But who's to say the players ...

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  • Warriors newbie Jordan Bell gets call from Draymond Green
Warriors newbie Jordan Bell gets call from Draymond Green

Green was selected with the 35th overall pick in 2012, just three picks ahead of Bell was in this year's NBA Draft - making for an eerily similar success story in the works. very Draymond Green . On Friday, Bell took a flight from Los Angeles to Oakland for his introductory press conference . "I FaceTimed him and he didn't answer".

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