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Japan fails once again to go past the World Cup’s last-16

Rostov-On-Don, Jul 3 : Japan came so close to reaching the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time but it was not to be; and coach Akira Nishino did not mince his words talking about how it feels to fail yet again. “I am devastated,” he said. Japan entered Monday’s last-16 World Cup match against Belgium in Rostov-on-Don as the ...

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Neymar leads Brazil into World Cup quarterfinals

Photo : Brazil’s Neymar, right, prepares to kick the ball and score during the round of 16 match between Brazil and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena, in Samara, Russia, Monday, July 2, 2018. Samara, Jul 2 : Neymar flaunted his flair and his theatrics with a goal and an assist Monday to lead Brazil ...

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Ecstatic Russians pour onto the streets after WCup win

Moscow, Jul 2 : Most Russian fans just hoped that this World Cup team would not embarrass itself at a home tournament. Now they are ecstatically flooding the streets to celebrate a massive upset with hopes for more. Russians partied loudly in the center of Moscow Sunday night after their team beat Spain to reach the quarterfinals of the World ...

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Denmark goalkeeper gets one-upped in World Cup shootout

Nizhny Novgorod, Jul 2 : Despite saving three penalties, Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel got one-upped in the shootout. Schmeichel first saved a penalty from Croatia playmaker Luka Modric late in extra time to force Sunday’s match to a shootout. He then saved two more spot kicks, but it was Croatia that advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals. “It’s a strange ...

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Molinari wins, Woods ties for 4th in National

Potomac, Jul 2 : Francesco Molinari delivered a record performance to win the final edition of the Quicken Loans National. Molinari holed a 50-foot eagle putt to start the back nine, and he never stopped until he turned the final round into a runaway Sunday at the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. The Italian closed with an 8-under 62 for ...

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Russia knock out Spain on penalties in huge shock

Russia are through to the quarterfinals of their own World Cup after eliminating 2010 winners Spain on penalties. The game finished 1-1 after Spain struggled to break down the resolute hosts.   Russia pulled off a spectacular and improbable victory to stun Spain after extra time and penalties at Luzhniki Stadium to keep their home World Cup hopes alive and ...

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Mbappe, not Messi, stars as France beats Argentina 4-3

Photo : France’s Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his side’s third goal during the round of 16 match between France and Argentina, at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 30, 2018. Kazan, June 30 : Teenager Kylian Mbappe scored two goals in a five-minute span to lead France over Argentina 4-3 Saturday ...

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Inner London Football League World Cup draw announced

Muhammad Talha: Inner London Football League officials Koys Miah, Rashid Ali and Nanu Miah have conducted the draw for the veterans World Cup 2018. England will face Algeria, Morocco and South Africa whilst group B pits Jamaica, Colombia, Brazil and Bangladesh together. The group heats will see each team face each other in a league format with the top two ...

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Women’s T20I: Bangladesh’s chance to sweep Ireland after series victory

They head in to the 3rd game Sunday Dhaka, June 30 : Bangladesh women’s cricket team boosted up with maiden T20I series victory by 2-0 margin and can sweep hosts Ireland as head in to the third and final game at Pembroke Cricket Club ground in Dublin on Sunday. The match will begin at 7 pm [Bangladesh time]. The Tigresses must aim to ...

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Brazilians finally see less diving from Neymar at World Cup

Sochi, Jun 29 : Brazilians finally got to see the Neymar they like, one that spends less time diving and more time trying to help the national team at the World Cup. After two disappointing performances in Russia, Brazil’s star forward played well in the team’s 2-0 win against Serbia on Wednesday, leading the five-time world champions to the round ...

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