• Football

    Franco Armani makes first Argentina start against Nigeria in Russia

    Argentina goalkeeper Franco Armani was handed his first international cap in the country's huge World Cup win over Nigeria on Tuesday and he looks to have secured the role of No 1 for the remainder of the tournament.The River Plate stopper was preferred to Willy Caballero for the game in St Petersburg following the Chelsea player's howler against Croatia last week and Armani was largely untroubled against the Super Eagles.Argentina needed to beat the African nation to have any chance of reaching the round of 16 in Russia and a late strike from defender Marcos Rojo ensured the South Americans progressed to the knockout stages ...

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  • Tennis

    Judy Murray plays down Wimbledon hopes for son Andy following first comeback win over Stan Wawrinka

    Judy Murray calls it 'the righting reflex'. It's the natural parental desire to see their children stay safe, happy and, if possible, successful whenever they venture out on their own.For Scotland's most famous sporting mum, a coach - and coach of coaches - who had hundreds hanging on her every word at a major conference in Edinburgh on Tuesday, this instinct isn't diminished by the fact her two boys have won more honours than some small nations might muster in a century of striving.As she sat in the stands at Queen's Club last week, then, the former Fed Cup captain ...

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  • Sport

    What is Andy Murray’s net worth?

    Andy Murray is back.The British tennis star, after dropping sharply in world rankings due to being sidelined for months with a hip injury and subsequent surgery, defeated Stan Wawrinka to mark his first win since launching his comeback bid earlier in the year.Though still noncommittal about competing at the upcoming 2018 Wimbledon Championships, the former number one tennis player in the world’s comeback bid is now underway in earnest. Andy Murray defeated Stan Wawrinka as part of his recent comeback bid in professional tennisBut just who exactly is Andy Murray? How has his success on the tennis court translated into ...

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  • Cricket

    Paul Farbrace compares Jos Buttler's firepower to Ben Stokes as he prepares to open in Twenty20

    Jos Buttler has been compared to Ben Stokes as he prepares for a new phase in his career as England's Twenty20 opener.Victory for Eoin Morgan's side at Edgbaston on Wednesday will send Australia packing with six defeats out of six after their 5-0 loss in the one-day series.And stand-in coach Paul Farbrace believes Buttler's firepower is best exploited at the top of the T20 order, where he can face as many balls as possible. Jos Buttler's firepower has been moved to the top of the order by Paul Farbrace Asked if he had been more excited by an England player ...

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  • Racing

    Josephine Gordon targets Glorious Goodwood return

    Josephine Gordon is targeting a Glorious Goodwood return after sustaining an injury to her hand at Ayr on Saturday.The rider banged her left hand as Gnaad jumped out of the stalls and a subsequent X-ray revealed a fracture.Gordon revealed: 'I jumped awkwardly coming out of the stalls on Gnaad at Ayr on Saturday, and banged my left hand quite badly. Josephine Gordon is targeting a Glorious Goodwood return after sustaining injury on Saturday 'I knew it wasn't great at the time, but I flew home and went for an X-ray at Bury St Edmunds, which confirmed there was a fracture.'Hopefully, ...

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  • Football

    Middlesbrough complete signing of Paddy McNair from Sunderland for fee in region of £5million

    Sunderland utility man Paddy McNair has completed his move to Sky Bet Championship Middlesbrough, the Teessiders have confirmed.The 23-year-old Northern Ireland international has signed a four-year deal after the clubs agreed an undisclosed fee understood to be in the region of £5million.McNair becomes the first arrival at Middlesbrough in this transfer window as manager Tony Pulis seeks to ensure that his squad is well equipped for a promotion push.  Paddy McNair has completed his move to Middlesbrough from Sunderland  A statement on Boro's official website said: 'Boro have completed the signing of Paddy McNair from Sunderland. The highly-rated 23-year-old midfielder ...

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  • Tennis

    Wimbledon 2018: Tournament dates and how to get tickets

    The World Cup 2018 may be the source of all talking points amongst sporting fans for now, but that will all change at the beginning of July, when Wimbledon, the biggest tennis tournament in the world, starts.Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep will be hoping to keep the momentum going following their wins at the French Open at the beginning of June.Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer will return to the All England Tennis Club tournament to defend his singles title, having won the Grand Slam in 2017. Federer has been skipping the clay season in preparation for the grass season. However, the ...

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  • Tennis

    Jo Konta sets up clash with Wozniacki in thNature Valley International

    Wimbledon hopeful Johanna Konta produced a sharp performance at Eastbourne on Tuesday, setting up a challenging clash with world No 2 Caroline Wozniacki.Konta brushed off the disappointment of a first-round defeat at Birmingham last week by beating Serbian Aleksandra Krunic 6-1, 6-3 in one hour and 14 minutes.Superb serving from the British No 1 troubled Krunic and Konta will need to show similar form if she is to topple top seed Wozniacki on Wednesday. Johanna Konta produced an impressive performance to beat Aleksandra Krunic 6-1, 6-3  Superb serving was one of the keys to victory for the British No 1 ...

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  • Football

    England star Danny Rose admits he would not recommend football career

    Danny Rose has admitted he would not recommend a career in football to children as things happen at clubs that he 'wouldn't wish on anybody'. The 27-year-old is at the pinnacle of his sport but admitted the glamour and riches of a life at the top of the game isn't necessarily a path he'd recommend. He conceded: 'I wouldn't be shouting from the rooftops to recommend to people's children to be a footballer, because there are a lot of things that happen on a day-to-day basis at a football club that I wouldn't wish on anybody.' Danny Rose has had a change ...

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  • Football

    Barcelona earn more in sponsorship money than any other club at £187m

    Barcelona make more in sponsorship money annually than any other club in world football, a new report from Forbes claims.The Catalan giants make £187m from their array of partners including kit maker Nike, shirt sponsor Rakuten and others.Barca earn £35m and £37m more than closest competitors Manchester United and Real Madrid respectively in the standings. Barcelona make more in sponsorship money annually than any other club in world football Manchester United are second on the list with £153m, according to report released by Forbes FORBES LIST Barcelona: £187mManchester United: £153mReal Madrid: £151mChelsea: £102mBayern Munich: £91PSG: £76mArsenal: £71mLiverpool: £70mTottenham: £61mManchester City: £59mThe ...

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  • eSports

    Blizzard have dropped hints over the next Overwatch hero with ties to Junkertown or Lunar Colony

    It's that time again as Blizzard begin their cryptic clues as to who will be the next Overwatch hero will be.The character will be the 28th hero in the game and fans are already running wild with different theories as to who it could be.Overwatch posted a second teaser on their twitter, building on the original image of a wall of posters with a strange black ball rolling past. Blizzard have began dropping cryptic hints as to who will be Overwatch's 28th character The latest teaser shows a mysterious black ball rolling past this collection of posters on a wall One ...

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  • NBA

    2018 NBA Awards: Bill Russell steals the spotlight from MVP James Harden

    The 2018 NBA Awards were a banner night for many of the league’s top stars, though a legendary coach and a newly-minted MVP stole the spotlight more than anyone else.Houston Rockets star James Harden, boasting a colorful suit and sunglasses, picked up the coveted MVP Award while Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers made history by becoming the first Australian player to win the Rookie of the Year Award. Victor Olapdipo, guard for the Indiana Pacers, also took home the Most Improved Player Award during the ceremony.But more than any current star, the spotlight once again belonged to a venerable NBA player ...

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  • Football

    Tite insists that Brazil can't rely solely on Neymar

    Brazil head coach Tite has warned Neymar should not be expected to win the World Cup on his own as the squad prepare for the crucial Group E showdown with Serbia in Moscow.The world's most expensive player, who battled back from a fractured metatarsal to be fit for Russia, again took centre stage in the fallout from Brazil's late 2-0 victory over Costa Rica in St Petersburg.Neymar saw his successful penalty appeal overturned after review by the video assistant referee, before Philippe Coutinho finally broke the deadlock in stoppage time, with the Paris St Germain forward scoring another to wrap ...

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  • Football

    Borussia Dortmund sign centre back Abdou Diallo on five-year deal

    Borussia Dortmund have signed centre back Abdou Diallo on a five-year deal from Mainz.The 22-year-old has become the Bundesliga club's fourth recruit this summer.Diallo made 30 appearances for Mainz last season following his move from Ligue 1 side Monaco in July 2017. Borussia Dortmund have signed centre back Abdou Diallo on a five-year deal from Mainz😃 Heute in Dortmund... pic.twitter.com/1N4WKU79Js— Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) June 26, 2018 'Having gotten to know the Bundesliga at Mainz, I'm looking forward to the challenge of proving myself at a big club like Borussia Dortmund in the future,' Diallo told the club's website after signing for £25million.'Together ...

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  • Football

    Australia 0-2 Peru: Socceroos out after Carrillo and Guerrero goals

    Peru striker Paolo Guerrero, who spent seven months fighting a drugs ban just to be in Russia, scored an emotional goal to knock Australia out of the World Cup in a 2-0 victory played in what was a carnival atmosphere in Sochi. The goal, together with a wonderful strike by Watford’s Andre Carrillo, may not have been enough to send the South Americans through — they were already destined to go home — but Guerrero’s journey has been such that it will nevertheless go down in Peruvian football history. The captain feared he would never get to play in a World Cup after being ...

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