Motor Racing: Emotional Hamilton on pole for home British GP

Motor Racing: Emotional Hamilton on pole for home British GP

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates after qualifying in pole position alongside Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel (L) and Kimi Raikkonen (R) (REUTERS/Andrew Yates)   SILVERSTONE, July 7 (Reuters):  An emotional Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for his home British Grand Prix on Saturday after giving his all to stay ahead of Ferrari’s Formula One championship leader […]

World Cup 2018: Croatia end Russia’s World Cup dream on penalties

World Cup 2018: Croatia end Russia’s World Cup dream on penalties

Croatia players celebrate winning the penalty shootout against Russia at Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia on July 7. (REUTERS/Christian Hartmann)   SOCHI, July 7 (Reuters): Croatia ended Russia’s unlikely World Cup dream when they won 4-3 on penalties to eliminate the gallant hosts after a dramatic quarter-final ended 2-2 after extra time on Saturday.   Ivan Rakitic […]

Defeat is saddest moment of my career – Neymar

Defeat is saddest moment of my career – Neymar

Brazil’s Neymar looks dejected after the match against Belgium  at  Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia on July 6, 2018.  (REUTERS/Murad Sezer)   SOCHI, July 8 (Reuters): Less than a day after being knocked out the World Cup by Belgium, Brazilian striker Neymar said he will find it hard to return to club football.   The Paris […]

World Cup 2018: Kazan confirmed as World Cup graveyard of champions

World Cup 2018: Kazan confirmed as World Cup graveyard of champions

A Brazil fan looks dejected after the match against Belgium at Kazan Arena, Kazan on July 6. (REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo)    Three football  superpowers – Argentina, Germany, Brazil, with 11 World Cups between them, bow out of the tournament at the Kazan Arena   KAZAN (Russia), July 8 (Reuters): Kazan’s official participation in the World Cup was […]

England erupts with joy as team reaches World Cup semi-final

England erupts with joy as team reaches World Cup semi-final

England fans watching Sweden versus England match celebrate after the match at London on July 7. (REUTERS/Henry Nicholls)   LONDON, July 7 (Reuters): It might not have triggered the earthquake sensors, but the roar of joy that greeted England’s World Cup victory over Sweden on Saturday was heard throughout the land.   Packed pubs and […]

Maguire heads England into halftime lead against Sweden

Maguire heads England into halftime lead against Sweden

England’s Harry Maguire celebrates scoring their first goal.  (REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)   SAMARA, July 7 (Reuters): A thumping 30th-minute Harry Maguire header from a corner gave England a 1-0 lead over Sweden in their World Cup quarter-final on Saturday.   Centre-back Maguire connected with an Ashley Young corner to score his first international goal and […]

Soccer: England unchanged to face Sweden in quarter-final

Soccer: England unchanged to face Sweden in quarter-final

Marcus Rashford and Ashley Young train at the England Training Camp, Saint Petersburg, Russia on July 6. (REUTERS/Lee Smith)   SAMARA (Russia), July 7 (Reuters): England’s Ashley Young and Kyle Walker have both recovered from minor injury concerns to be included in the side to face Sweden in their World Cup quarter-final on Saturday, as […]

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