Running

Russia crush sorry Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

1 month ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

By Mitch Phillips MOSCOW - Russia launched the World Cup party in spectacular style when they thrashed a feeble Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the tournament's opening match on Thursday to give the host nation the lift they desperately needed after a nine-month winless run. Substitute Denis Cheryshev scored two brilliant goals after Yury Gazinsky had headed the World Cup's first after 12 minutes. Artem Dzyuba was also on target a minute after coming on as a 70th-minute substitute and Aleksandr Golovin completed a memorable day by smashing in a free kick with the last action of the game.
Read more ...

 

Kevin Garside: At least World Cup opening ceremony was short

Kevin Garside: At least World Cup opening ceremony was short

1 month ago   |   By The Scotsman

The Olympics could learn a lot from the World Cup. No drawn out, storied pageants tracing the history of Russia back to the Palaeolithic 
period, just a bit of B-list yodelling from Robbie Williams in working men's club mode, accompanied by the much 
finer tonsils of Russian soprano Aida Garifullina. Twenty minutes. Done. And that included erecting and removing the set. Budget opening ceremonies R us.
Read more ...

 

U.S., Canada, Mexico win joint bid to host 2026 World Cup

1 month ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The United States, Mexico, and Canada have won a joint bid to host the 2026 men's World Cup, beating the only other candidate, Morocco, The New York Times reports. The vote was 134 to 65. The World Cup final will be held at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, with 60 of the tournament's games scheduled for the U.S., 10 for Mexico, and 10 for Canada. U.S. soccer president Carlos Cordeiro has boasted that the bid will earn $14 billion in revenue and turn an $11 billion profit for FIFA, a record, Al Jazeera reports. "We can focus on the game. We are ready made. Our cities are ready to host today...
Read more ...

 

World Cup trophy displayed at Moscow's Luzhniki as ceremony begins

World Cup trophy displayed at Moscow's Luzhniki as ceremony begins

1 month ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Moscow - The World Cup trophy was displayed at Moscow's 80,000-seat Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday ahead of the tournament's opening match between host nation Russia and Saudi Arabia.To deafening loud cheers at the crucible of Russian and Soviet sports
Read more ...

 

Shinnecocked and loaded on opening day

Shinnecocked and loaded on opening day

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

“That's one small step for man... one giant leap for mankind.” - Neil Armstrong, Hero “I'll take $20 on Germany to win the World Cup and $20 on my new Jersey Devils to win next year's Stanley Cup.” N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy, Hero Yes or no, with those words, and $40, the action commenced...
Read more ...

 

World Cup 90: Russia gets started in style

World Cup 90: Russia gets started in style

1 month ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

FC Yahoo's Ryan Bailey recaps the opening day of the World Cup - including the host country's win, an interesting opening ceremony and Vladimir Putin's appearance at the match.
Read more ...

 

There are just 8 countries with a legit shot to win the World Cup

1 month ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Brazil is once again the pre-tournament favorite to win the World Cup, but the gap between them and the field is not as wide as it was in 2014. Brazil has a 19% chance to win the World Cup in Russia, according to Nate Silver's model at FiveThirtyEight. They gave Brazil a 36% chance to be champions on their home turf in the last World Cup. In all, there are eight countries with at least a 5% chance of winning the World Cup. Here are the chances of winning the World Cup on the eve of the tournament: Brazil, 19% Spain, 17% Germany, 13% France, 8% England, 7% Belgium, 7% Argentina, 7%...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Running      Soccer      Olympics      Football      World cup      Sports      World  


Jeff Banister talks pitching in 5-3 win over Diamondbacks

Jeff Banister talks pitching in 5-3 win over Diamondbacks

Jeff Banister discusses the pitching for the Texas Rangers in the victory on Monday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Read more ...

Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview...

Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

For the first time ever the UEFA Super Cup is a cross-city derby and we are backing the two sides from Madrid to play out another low scoring game Read more ...

Yankees must resist hitting Luis Severino panic button - for now

Yankees must resist hitting Luis Severino panic button - for now

What now? Luis Severino had hinted and teased that he was headed back toward his ace's throne, away from the malaise that characterized his July. Then Monday night happened... Read more ...

Modric agent claims Real Madrid star wants Inter move

Modric agent claims Real Madrid star wants Inter move

Marko Naletilic has insisted the midfielder would relish the opportunity to play for the San Siro outfit as speculation mounts over his future Read more ...

Shabazz Muhammad va rester aux Bucks

Shabazz Muhammad va rester aux Bucks

Shabazz Muhammad serait sur le point de rempiler avec les Milwaukee Bucks. Read more ...

Completed Premier League 2018-19 transfers - arrivals, departures &...

Completed Premier League 2018-19 transfers - arrivals, departures & contracts expiring for all 20 clubs

With the transfer window open, Goal brings you all the latest confirmed deals involving the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool Read more ...

Countdown to college football: Picking every team's win total in the Pac-12

Countdown to college football: Picking every team's win total in the Pac-12

Utah quarterback Tyler Huntley (1) eludes the tackle from Washington State linebacker Frankie Luvu (51) in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 11... Read more ...

COLLEGE FOOTBALL '18: 6 players starring for losing teams

COLLEGE FOOTBALL '18: 6 players starring for losing teams

Football being, in many ways, the ultimate team game can make it difficult for good players to shine when the players around them are... not so good. Stars toiling on losing... Read more ...

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Manchester United confident De Gea will sign...

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Manchester United confident De Gea will sign new deal

Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer news and rumours from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond Read more ...

Carmelo Anthony heading to Rockets for role he despises

Carmelo Anthony heading to Rockets for role he despises

Welcome to Houston, Carmelo Anthony, as a Rockets... bench player? Anthony is expected to sign a one-year, $2.4 million deal to join the Rockets on Monday, ESPN reported, after... Read more ...