In theory, the Spurs could trade Leonard, who will be 27 in two weeks, to the Lakers , one of two or three teams he'd like to be traded to, according to reports . Despite the reports, Charania said Leonard has been interacting with Spurs officials and attended Popovich's wife's service shortly after the season ended.
Rashid could have immediately got his second Test wicket in the form of the unsafe Pujara, who on 30 was dropped at first slip by Mohammed Nabi. Afghanistan: Asghar Stanikzai (captain), Mohammad Shahzad, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, Afsar Zazai (wicketkeeper), Rashid Khan , Yamin Ahmadzai, Wafadar, Mujeeb Ur Rahman .
Argentina enters this game with a healthy 23 players, but that isn't without some tension and question marks. Messi is a man on a mission as he chases his first World Cup winner's medal and, while accusing Argentina of over-reliance on the Barcelona star may seem unfair to a team boasting the attacking talents of Sergio Aguero, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain, it is a view coach Jorge Sampaoli has expressed himself.
Aside from thwarting Messi, Iceland's main concern is the fitness of captain Aron Gunnarsson. Argentina starting XI: Willy Caballero, Eduardo Salvio, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Rojo, Nicolas Tagliafico, Lucas Biglia, Javier Mascherano, Maximiliano Meza, Lionel Messi , Angel di Maria, Sergio Aguero.
There was no clamour back home for France to patch up its (considerable) differences with Karim Benzema, who was guided to another Champions League title last month by a French-born manager, but is still so far out of the picture under Didier Deschamps that he's not considered.
At 33 years and 131 days old, Ronaldo becomes the oldest player in World Cup history to score a hat trick, according to ESPN . Earlier, Ronaldo had twice put the European champions in front only for Diego Costa to bring Spain level on each occasion on a steamy night on Russia's Black Sea coast.
Russian Federation beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday. "I don't think this is the strongest group in the tournament, but for Uruguay it was about getting the three points and moving forward to their next game'" he said. " Egypt have a lot to be proud of even though they lacked the cutting edge in the final third due to the absence of their talisman, Salah who was an unused substitute", he said.
Mohamed Salah , a national hero, jokingly said he would be keen to score at the Russian Federation finals to silence Abdel-Ghani. It was the first time Uruguay won its opening match at the tournament since 1970, when it went on to reach the semifinals.
The "United" bid received 134 of the 203 votes cast at the FIFA Congress in Moscow , while Morocco polled 65. The FA had this to say; "We congratulate the USA, Canada and Mexico on winning the bid to host the 2026 Fifa World Cup ".
In reply, Afghanistan , playing their maiden Test, were skittled out for 109 and 103 inside two sessions on the second day. [But] I do believe they want to succeed, they want to be good at it and they work very hard and we now know that we have to work five times as hard as we did in the last four games.
Graeme McDowell was best of the Irish but his nine over par score after a second round of 70 was not enough. McIlroy needed a dozen people help him find a tee shot in the rough. "I like where par is a good score on every hole no matter what club you got in your hand and what hole it is, " he said. He went birdie-bogey-eagle over the final three including a holed-out shot from 104 yards on the 18th hole after a 411-yard drive off the tee.
Artem Dzyuba added a third in the second half, and then Cheryshev and Aleksandr Golovin added to the rout in stoppage time. It is "a mix of everything", he said , adding that the company was working with Saudi sports authorities to try to have the girls attend the country's other matches.
The new date gives McGregor's legal team more time to work on a plea deal for numerous charges, including two felony counts of criminal mischief, following the April incident, which occurred in conjunction with UFC 223 in Brooklyn. Dana White is set to meet with Conor McGregor later this month to discuss McGregor's future with the UFC. McGregor was mad because the league chose to strip him of his lightweight championship title, according the New York Post .
The end line came with Griezmann announcing that "I have chose to stay ". "I spoke to him before the holidays and his goal is to play another great season with us and then go to a great team to improve". The announcement ends another summer of speculation surrounding Greizmann, who was on the brink of joining Manchester United last summer before Atletico were hit with a transfer embargo.
India´s Shikhar Dhawan and fellow centurion Murali Vijay raised 168 runs for the opening stand to vindicate the decision to bat as the hosts cruised to 280 for one after thoroughly dominating the first two sessions. "But the key is to be watchful and take it as it comes". Glad that they have chosen to play the historic match with India . "May sports continue to bring our people closer and strengthen ties".
Host Russia beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening game of the tournament. Robbie Williams got the ball rolling and the crowd pumping at the World Cup with a traditional glitzy opening ceremony in Moscow , though he couldn't avoid a bit of controversy.
They ended with losses in two quarterfinals and the 2014 final, all against Germany . Argentina have been backed to come through as winners, but Messi says that he and his teammates will have to perform well in order to achieve top spot in Group D.
Emery, who beat off competition from former Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta to land the job as Gunners boss last month, has been charged with guiding the club back into the Champions league following the decline in the team's fortunes during the final two years of Wenger's 22-year reign.
After thinking about all the factors and possibilities, Anthony wants to leave Manchester United . Arsenal target Anthony Martial has told Manchester United that he wants to leave the club this summer, according to his agent. The Portuguese manager will gladly let the 22-year-old but only if he can get a decent replacement in. "We do not have the same vision of Anthony's future".
An unbeaten 89 from captain Sarfraz helped the tourists reach 204-4. Today's match is scheduled to begin at 8pm (PST) and 4pm on BST. Despite two relatively low scores from D'Arcy Short in the warm-up matches, he looks set to make his ODI debut with Marcus Stoinis to keep his spot at No.3 after his classy century against Sussex.
Toby Alderweireld's possible sale this summer would hurt Tottenham Hotspur , but it could in turn bring out the very best in Davinson Sanchez . Belgium worldwide Alderweireld has been linked with Manchester United after failing to agree a new Spurs deal.
Arguably the most stylish team in the World Cup based on their playing strip, Nigeria has upped the ante ahead of the tournament kick-off with some visually stunning additions to their wardrobes. "However at the same time we're still very focused and working extremely hard to make sure we're well prepared and stand a strong chance of progressing well through the tournament".
This will be crucial during bowl season when younger players are often called upon to fill in gaps on the depth chart for various reasons. "I applaud the NCAA for this rule change", Virginia Tech football coach Justin Fuente said Wednesday, in a statement released by the school.
ESPN reported Monday that the decision follows the USA withdrawing last month from the Iran nuclear deal. Members of Iran's soccer team have resorted to asking other players to loan them footwear or individually purchasing cleats, ESPN reported.
Lopetegui had agreed to a three-year deal with Real Madrid , which will see him succeed Zinedine Zidane at the Bernabeu. Spain defender Gerard Pique cited an odd precedent for Spain's World Cup hopes in the wake of firing their coach on the eve of the tournament - University of MI basketball.
However, the Brit lost more than seven stone in his return to professional boxing and walked to the ring at the Manchester Arena in front of around 15,000 as the main event last night. While Fury showboated his way through the contest against an opponent whom he out-weighed by four and a half stone and towered over by a foot, the only real aggression was shown by fans engaging in a mid-bout brawl outside the ring.
Adli, who is an worldwide with France at youth level, was set to become one of new Gunners coach Unai Emery's first signings at the Emirates Stadium and even travelled to London with his agent Moussa Sissoko last weekend. German worldwide Leno began his career with Stuttgart in 2009 before moving on to Leverkusen in 2011. Arsenal supporters will be hoping that some shrewd coaching can bring the best out of these two new acquisitions.
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Want smart World Cup analysis, opinions, viewing guides and more? But with the tournament expanding from 32 to 48 teams in 2026, tripling the hosts would not cause as many ripples. With a handful of games in Mexico and Canada but the majority in the US, the 2026 bid promises the richest and most lucrative tournament in the history of global soccer.
Captain Steve Smith and deputy David Warner were banned for a year over the ball-tampering incident in March's third Test against South Africa that shamed Australian cricket. Eoin Morgan, England's captain, was unconcerned at losing the toss, especially given the early start time at The Oval would render the floodlights largely redundant during England's chase.