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Egypt FA: Mo Salah 'Happy in the Camp' Amid Rumours He Could Quit

The Egyptian Football Association has said star forward Mohamed Salah is "happy in the camp" amid speculation he is ready to walk away from the national team.<p>It was reported by Jack Austin of The Independent that the Liverpool man is unhappy at being used as a political tool by the team, with …

Soccer

Andy Murray 'enjoying the suffering' as he fights for fitness ahead of Wimbledon 2018

Andy Murray is desperate to prove he is capable of causing a stir at Wimbledon and has admitted to relishing the suffering of his comeback from hip …

Tennis

England vs Australia: Tim Paine casts doubt over ODI future after thumping 5-0 defeat

Australia captain Tim Paine has cast doubt over his one-day international future after his touring side were thumped 5-0 by England, who sealed the …

Steve Smith

Senegal and Japan Fans Clean Up Stadium After World Cup Match

Senegal and Japan proved once again they have some of the best fans at the World Cup.<p>Not only did they cheer on their teams with passion during their 2-2 draw in Yekaterinburg on Sunday, they also then cleaned up the stands after the match.

Soccer

France criticism 'taken out of context', says Danish coach

Denmark coach Age Hareide said his critical remarks of World Cup hopefuls France were “taken out of context” ahead of Tuesday’s World Cup clash with …

Soccer

Lewandowski calls on Poland to save face after World Cup elimination

Poland skipper Robert Lewandowski has urged his team to salvage some pride in their final World Cup game against Japan as they faced up to the …

Soccer

Jim Furyk dashes Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson Ryder Cup dream pairing: "I wouldn’t guess that would be a good idea"

The Ryder Cup is three months out, and the squads for both sides are starting to take form. For the United States, two of the biggest question marks involve two of the biggest names in the game. Phil Mickelson, at 48 years old, is just outside an automatic qualifying spot, while Tiger Woods' …

Golf

Real Madrid Transfer News: Juan Quintero Contacted in Latest Rumours

Real Madrid have reportedly contacted River Plate midfielder Juan Quintero following a pair of impressive performances at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, with manager Julen Lopetegui seemingly seeking a reunion with his former star.<p>Lopetegui previously worked with Quintero, 25, at Porto—who are still his …

Soccer

Spanish Report Claims Eden Hazard Could Turn Down Mega Chelsea Deal to Join Real Madrid

​A spectacular report from Spain has claimed that Eden Hazard could join ​Real Madrid this summer, in a deal worth over £100m.<p>According to Marca, the …

Soccer

Yerry Mina wants Barcelona stay but club listening to offers

The defender moved to Camp Nou from Palmeiras in January but is already in danger of being sold on, with Borussia Dortmund and Fenerbahce interested<p>Barcelona are willing to listen to offers for Yerry Mina as they look to move the centre-back on just six months after signing him, even though the …

Soccer

Craig Dawson eyeing West Brom exit as Gareth Barry triggers clause in Baggies contract

Craig Dawson wants to leave relegated West Brom and is prepared to slap in a transfer request.<p>Centre-back Dawson, 28, was one of the few consistent, …

Soccer

Arsenal Transfer News: Sevilla Want Ever Banega Stay in Latest Rumours

Sevilla are reportedly ready to fight to keep hold of Ever Banega this summer amid speculation he is a target for Arsenal.<p>According to Ed Malyon of The Independent, the La Liga side have made it clear the Argentina international is "not for sale" despite the fact he is reported to have a release …

Soccer

Maurizio Sarri to Chelsea: All you need to know about the smoking ex-banker who is set to sleep at the training ground

Maurizio Sarri is set to start a job in London for a second time, but it'll be the first time he's been a football manager there.<p>The 59-year-old …

Soccer

Lewis Hamilton defends Sebastian Vettel over ‘lives on the line’ incident

Lewis Hamilton has conceded the crash involving Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas at the start of the French Grand Prix was a racing incident and not indicative of the German being prone to error under pressure.<p>Hamilton, who won Sunday’s race, criticised the decision to give Vettel only a …

Auto Racing

The clubs Nasa Hataoka used to win the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship

Nasa Hataoka is likely to be a name golf fans will be getting used to hearing. In capturing her first win on the LPGA Tour at the age of 19 on Sunday, the Japanese star-in-the-making established a tournament-record of 21 under par at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship, winning by six …

Golf

Vinicius Jr. Will Reportedly Leave Flamengo, Join Real Madrid for Pre-Season

Real Madrid have reportedly turned down Flamengo's bid to keep Vinicius Jr. on loan for the remainder of 2018, meaning the forward will join Los Blancos for pre-season in July.<p>According to <i>AS</i>' David F. Sanchidrian, Real Madrid have rejected Flamengo's proposal to keep Vinicius at the club a little …

Soccer

Sky Sports Reporter Claims Exciting Portuguese Winger Would 'Absolutely' Fit in at Arsenal

​Former Sporting CP player Gelson Martins would be an excellent signing for Unai Emery's Arsenal side, according to Sky Sports reporter Dharmesh …

Soccer

Sam Torrance: Gutsy Matt Wallace has played his way into Ryder Cup contention

I was very impressed when Matt Wallace won the Indian Open three months ago – he showed a lot of balls with some of his shots – so I was not …

Golf

Eddie Jones given no guarantees over job security through to World Cup despite England ending losing run

Eddie Jones has been told there are no guarantees he will stay in charge through to the World Cup, <i>writes Alex Spink in Cape Town.</i><p>England arrive home …

Eddie Jones

Southampton Ready to Offer €20m for Out of Favour Barcelona Striker Paco Alcacer

​​Southampton are reportedly willing to offer €20m (£17.6m) for out of favour ​Barcelona striker as the Saints look to bring more goals to St. Mary's …

Soccer

Lewis Hamilton: 'Long way to go,' says Brit after regaining championship lead at French GP

<b>(CNN) —</b> He regained his position at the top of the Formula One world championship, but Lewis Hamilton isn't getting ahead of himself after victory at the French Grand Prix.<p>The four-time champion led from the start of the race, capitalizing on a collision between his teammate Valtteri Bottas and …

Auto Racing

Women’s decathlon: overdue game-changer or heptathlon killer?

Ninety years ago this summer the Times’ man at the Amsterdam Olympics sent a startling dispatch from the athletics. “The final of the 800 metres race for girls rather tended to leave the impression that such things should not be,” he wrote, barely cloaking his prejudice in concern. “The half-dozen …

Track & Field

Eddie Jones’s England regain their self-respect, but doubts remain

<b>Reasons to be cheerful</b><p><b>1) Finally, a win!</b><p>Saturday’s third Test may have been a dead rubber but the 25-10 victory was a life-saver for England’s self-respect. Had they lost in Cape Town it would have been the team’s sixth straight international defeat, not including a salutary loss to a rampant …

Eddie Jones

Nabil Fekir offered new Lyon contract to fend off Liverpool interest after talks over £53m deal reach stalemate

Lyon are prepared to offer Nabil Fekir a new deal to thwart any attempt by Liverpool to resurrect a move to Anfield.<p>Lyon ended transfer talks earlier …

Soccer

Eden Hazard Reportedly Offered to Real Madrid Amid Transfer Rumours

The father of Chelsea star Eden Hazard reportedly made contact with Real Madrid before the UEFA Champions League final to make it clear the forward would be keen on a switch to the Spanish capital.<p>According to Carlos Carpio of <i>Marca</i>, Thierry Hazard reached out to the European champions to offer …

Soccer

England show best of rugby league in dazzling Denver defeat of New Zealand

For once the result was not necessarily the priority for England in Denver on Saturday night. While the performance and the 36-18 victory over New Zealand certainly ticked the boxes before this autumn’s home Test series against the same opponents, this was more about showcasing the sport to a new …

Wales

USA follow victory over Scotland with six-try beating of Canada

The USA extended their record unbeaten run against Canada to nine Tests in the first rugby Test ever played in Nova Scotia on Saturday, following their historic win over Scotland in Houston with a six-try, 42-17 victory over their struggling northern neighbours.<p>Thanks to a superior pack, US …

Nova Scotia

England head coach Eddie Jones jets in for talks with RFU chief after South Africa series defeat

England’s players will disperse at the end of another gruelling season upon returning to London from South Africa on Monday, but for head coach Eddie …

Eddie Jones

Eddie Hearn taunts ‘deluded’ Deontay Wilder with Anthony Joshua claim

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has taunted Deontay Wilder, branding him ‘deluded’ while also insisting he doesn’t want to fight Joshua despite …

Boxing

Unai Emery Personally Telephones Sevilla Star in Attempt to Convince Him to Join Arsenal

manager Unai Emery has reportedly phoned Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega in a bid to persuade the Argentina international to join what is fast turning …

Soccer

Chappell: Expect Smith, Warner to walk straight back in for World Cup

Ian Chappell dissects Australia's recent form in recent ODI matches but remains confident that a full-strength team will be "hard to beat"

Cricket

French GP: Saudi woman fulfills lifelong dream to drive F1 car

<b>(CNN) —</b> As the ban on women drivers was lifted in Saudi Arabia, one of the country's leading female motorsport figures marked the occasion by getting behind the wheel of a Formula One car at the French Grand Prix.<p>Aseel Al-Hamad, the first female member of Saudi Arabian Motorsport Federation, drove …

Saudi Arabia

Lewis Hamilton hits out over Sebastian Vettel's 'tap on the wrist'

In a title fight that increasingly looks as if it is going to the wire, performance under pressure at key moments is going to be vital. At the French Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel was once again found wanting and Lewis Hamilton, in the manner England had shown in Russia before the race, was able to …

Auto Racing

Athletics - Lyles set to turn attention to 200m in Europe

(Reuters) - Sprint man of the hour Noah Lyles’ next challenge will be a 200 metres in July’s Lausanne Diamond League meeting, his coach told Reuters.<p>Jun 22, 2018; Des Moines, IA, USA; Noah Lyles left) reacts after defeating Ronnie Baker (not pictured) to win the 100m, 9.88 to 9.90, during the USA …

Des Moines

Malaysians abroad: Shahrel to join Thai club, Kuzain scores winner

Wan Kuzain scores from a free kick to help his club win, while PKNP's Shahrel Fikri is close to joining a Thai League 1 club.<p>BY <b>ZULHILMI ZAINAL Follow on Twitter</b><p>Over the weekend, two Malaysian footballers were involved in their respective overseas clubs' matches, while one more is close to entering …

Soccer

Marin Cilic fights back to win Queen’s Club title against Novak Djokovic

There is something gnawing away at Novak Djokovic a week before Wimbledon and, if it was just losing against Marin Cilic in the final of the Fever‑Tree Championship, he might return from a few days at home in Monte Carlo refreshed and ready to go again.<p>It was tough to tell, though, as his voice …

Tennis