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by | June 23, 2017 | 00:18

Matches will be played in St Petersburg, Moscow , Kazan and Sochi. "Together, we will share unforgettable football moments and the special atmosphere in the stadiums with millions of fans across Russian Federation in the build-up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup ".

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:27

The global football tournament, which runs until 2 July, is seen as a prelude to the 2018 World Cup. "We won, we have four points and you have to congratulate our team", added the 32-year-old, named man of the match for the second time in the tournament.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:22

The Rockets goal is to create cap space to land a big-name free agent, and Houston is aiming high. Two other big-name players the Rockets are reportedly considering are Raptors guard Kyle Lowry and Hawks forward Paul MIllsap . While many Rockets fans would be thrilled to see "CP3" and "The Beard" together in the same backcourt, Houston can expect plenty of competition for Paul in the free-agent market.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:23

New Zealand boss Andrew Hudson could seek to rebalance his team after the inclusion of attack-minded duo Kosta Barbarouses and Marco Rojas left them lacking midfield numbers against Russia's early onslaught. The Russian national team has nearly a whole year did not play in official matches, and social events can only provide a rough idea of Cherchesova team strength.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:19

Luciano Spalletti has been announced as Inter Milan's new manager, after signing a two-year contract. Spalletti signed a two-year deal with the three-time European Champions and will take his first training session with the team on Monday 3 July.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:21

It will now be up to a judge to decide whether to take the matter to court. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who was accused by the Spanish Authorities of evading tax of 14.7m euros may have to miss the opportunity of playing for his team in a friendly match against arch-rivals Barcelona as he has been summoned to court on July 31.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:13

Osorio, 56, got into a heated argument with one of New Zealand's assistant coaches after Mexico's Carlos Salcedo went down with a shoulder injury in the first-half. Three players were eventually booked for their involvement in the second flashpoint of the game. "We had enough chances to win the game". Mexico plays New Zealand in its second Confederations Cup game on Wednesday.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:10

Scalise remains in the hospital and is in serious condition. Mika is expected to make a " full recovery ", his family said over the weekend. The shooting has led other members of Congress to worry about their safety. The FBI found a laptop computer, more than 200 rounds of ammunition, a receipt for the November 2016 gun purchase and additional SKS rifle components inside the unit.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:10

While Fleury is the odds-on favourite to become the first goalie in Vegas Golden Knights history, it's also possible the National Hockey League newcomers could add a former Belleville Bull to their fledgling puckstopping stable. "People have identified people on other clubs they'd like to have", McPhee said. Need a goalie? McPhee might be able to help. McPhee, the former longtime Capitals GM, is a busy man right now.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:01

Frazier will back up Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall . In 81 career games with the Pelicans , Frazier averaged 8.3 points, 5.6 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 24.6 minutes per contest. Frazier's ability to play in the pick-and-roll made him a flawless fit alongside Pelicans' star forward Anthony Davis and the two developed a close bond on and off the court.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:00

The player is already 32 years old, so they know the offer shouldn't be very high and they will compensate offering a very high salary to the Portuguese player. There's been speculations also in some quarters amid the uncertainty over Ronaldo's future that his former club Manchester United and French side Paris Saint-Germain are exploring the possibility of landing his signature.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:58

But Indian pacer Mohammed Shami didn't take the remarks lightly after a Pakistani fan mocked the players by shouting "Baap Kaun Hain" (Who's your Father) multiple times. Now, a second video that's going viral on Facebook and YouTube is of the claim that the abrasive Pakistani fan got beaten up by Indians outside the stadium.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:56

Yesterday, Thackeray had criticized the BJP for deciding to field a Dalit candidate and trying to play vote bank politics . The Shiv Sena, which has 63 MLAs and 18 Lok Sabha MPs, had earlier floated the names of RSS Sarsanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat and agricultural scientist MS Swaminathan as the country's constitutional head.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:52

The statement, obtained via BBC , reads: " Jose Mourinho has not received any notification with regards to the news published today". The prosecutor based the accusations on information provided by Spain's Tax Office, which appear to show that Mourinho used shell companies in the Virgin Islands and Ireland to "hide profits made from image rights".

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:50

So forgive Servais if a pair of two-run homers wasn't what impressed him about Mike Zunino's performance Monday night as the Mariners defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-2 at Safeco Field. "He's been throwing the ball well", Ausmus told MLB.com. "Doubles are good", said Seager, who had three run-scoring doubles in a 7-3 victory Sunday at Texas.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:42

Nadal is slowing make such speculation reality after coasting to his 10th French Open and 15th Slam title today, dismissing Stan Wawrinka 62, 63, 61. In the end, it was 2-6 3-6 1-6 for the 31-year-old who is set to be the new world no. 2 starting from Monday. In the first set , Nadal won on 82 percent of his first serves and 67 percent of his second serves.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:39

Her haul came at the Australian Open . Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible. Rafael Nadal shows his delight after claiming the Roland Garros championship, yesterday. "No one has ever performed better in Paris , and his opponent [Wawrinka] is not a bad player". The Spaniard said he's " excited " about Wimbledon and "likes playing on grass", but he worries about the stability of his knee and his fitness after French Open ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:35

He'll be back in Manchester in the coming days as preparations for the pre-season tour of the United States get underway. The guilty pleas of Di Maria, Mascherano and Messi, however, would suggest this is not always the case and Mourinho and Ronaldo will need to be certain the offshore companies they set up to receive their image-rights payments are entirely legitimate.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:35

Instead, he stepped down on Tuesday, citing a breakdown in relations with his skipper. Though many legendaries like Ravi Shastri , Sunil Gavaskar, and others applied, the position was granted to the former ace bowler Anil Kumble . In the CAC meeting, it was discussed on how Kumble could have avoided such a talk right after losing a big final. "The message is sent out to the next coach: fall into line or else", added Bal.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:31

Ronaldo has helped Real win the Champions League thrice, scoring twice in last month's final as they became the first club to retain the title, and he is also the competition's record goal scorer with 105 strikes. Four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo is accused of diverting €150m of advertising revenue and image rights through a shell company in the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:31

That said, there was a slight doubt with the back three. That pointed to the 25-year-old Northampton wing being kept fresh for Saturday's Test opener in Auckland, along with England wing Anthony Watson and Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:30

Assistant GM Trent Redden, whose contract also ends on June 30, is reportedly leaving the organization, as well, raising questions about who will be making personnel decisions as Thursday's National Basketball Association draft approaches.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:26

Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest members of the soccer elite to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. A prosecutor said Mourinho, 54, did not declare income from image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit". The four-time world player of the year, who said last week his "conscience is clear", is threatening to leave Madrid over the affair, according to Spanish and Portuguese media.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:26

EDT and continues for 40 rounds over three days, with first two rounds (and two "competitive balance rounds") from MLB Network's studios in Secaucus, New Jersey. Clubs who like him see a tall, athletic shortstop or third baseman or outfielder with outstanding speed, a strong arm and easy, fluid fielding actions.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:20

His performance gave the Seminoles a chance to rally. Hess ran his fastball up to 98 miles per hour and mixed in a devastating breaking ball. "He pitched as hard as he could", Martin said. Mainieri will often talk to a batter before he goes to the plate, and he did so with freshman Jake Slaughter before his first plate appearance Wednesday.