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Sport Ahmad Shahzad tested positive for doping
Author: 0 Ahmad Shahzad tested positive for doping

Pakistan Cricket Board chief Najam Sethi on Wednesday retweeted a tweet that said: "A player has reportedly tested positive for a prohibited substance". Geo News has learned that PCB has decided not to consider him for the tour making Muhammad Hafeez and Shan Masood as the two strong replacements. Depending on the nature of the prohibited substance, the player could face up to a two-year ban.

Sport Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died
Author: 0 Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died

He had been recovering but then the cancer came back, leading him to announce earlier this month that he did not have long to live. "This is the final verdict", he wrote. Jacob Heilbrunn, author of "They Knew They Were Right: The Rise of the Neocons" and editor of the National Interest, said in an interview that Krauthammer "crystallized conservative thought and exerted influence by setting the terms of public debate at key moments in the nation's political life".

Sport NBA Draft 2018: Lakers and Sixers reportedly trade second-round picks
Author: 0 NBA Draft 2018: Lakers and Sixers reportedly trade second-round picks

I just can't stop smiling. Teams like the Los Angeles Lakers , Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers , whore all targeting LeBron James in the hope of strengthening their respective lineups comes the free agency season this summer, might end up frustrated seeing their plans disappear into thin air.

Sport Phil Mickelson finally admits truth behind US Open explosion
Author: 0 Phil Mickelson finally admits truth behind US Open explosion

I'm embarrassed and disappointed in my actions. Some called for the five-time major victor to be disqualified but breach of rule 14-5 (playing a moving ball) was invoked which instead incurred a two-shot penalty . "When I came back in, I saw what happened". Rickie Fowler, who played with Mickelson on Sunday, said they had briefly discussed Saturday's incident.

Sport Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champion
Author: 0 Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champion

On the final green, Fleetwood stood over a 9ft putt with the chance to seal the magic number of 62 that would obviously have carried wider significance with a major on the line. "Man, I've gone first, second here, this is a great opportunity". "Did Dustin just win?" one of the women allegedly asked, before Brooks Koepka tapped in a bogey to secure back-to-back US Open titles.

Sport Neymar pulls up injured in Brazil training
Author: 0 Neymar pulls up injured in Brazil training

Serbia are the lowest ranked team in Group E but come into this game in pole position after their 1-0 win over Costa Rica , while the Swiss earned a creditable 1-1 draw with joint-favourites Brazil in their opening game. "The players know what to do". The second game of the evening is one that the Argentines will be watching with special interest - as Iceland face Nigeria in the fourth game of Group D at the Volgograd Arena, with Lionel Messi's team hanging by a thread at the moment and their ...

Sport Who will win today’s Iceland vs Nigeria match?
Author: 0 Who will win today’s Iceland vs Nigeria match?

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are going for all three points as they aim to secure their first win at the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup when they face Iceland . Nigeria have lost each of their last three World Cup games. Iceland are one of the best around at setting up not to be beaten - but they'll need to go out and win this match.

Sport Senegal and Japan fans tidy up after their World Cup matches
Author: 0 Senegal and Japan fans tidy up after their World Cup matches

Carlos Sanchez has received death threats after his red card in Colombia's World Cup defeat vs Japan . Fans of the Japanese team, nicknamed "Blue Samurai", whipped out large trash bags they had brought along, scouring the stands for litter at Saransk following the game.

Sport Dele Alli has 'slim chance' for England v Panama, says Gareth Southgate
Author: 0 Dele Alli has 'slim chance' for England v Panama, says Gareth Southgate

For many people, Panama is best known for either the canal linking the Pacific and Atlantic oceans or for their world-famous hats. The heat didn't bother me and didn't hear any of the boys saying anything about it. Southgate's own experiences of playing in a three-man backline, starting at Euro 96, remain a clear touchstone. He said: 'Obviously any time, if we were to give the opposition the opportunity of having our team it's a disadvantage to us.

Sport Brazil coach says Neymar will start against Costa Rica
Author: 0 Brazil coach says Neymar will start against Costa Rica

All that laughter you can hear is coming from Brazil . Brazil will head into the clash on the back of a disappointing 1-1 draw against Switzerland in the opening match of the ongoing 21st edition of the tournament. Corinthians defender Fagner, who made his worldwide debut in 2017, will win his fifth Brazil cap against Costa Rica . Raza, who hails from Sialkot, is the son of Shabbir Ahmed, a football-maker whose family has been hand-stitching footballs for the FIFA World Cup for ...

Sport Andy Murray unsure on future plans after long-awaited comeback
Author: 0 Andy Murray unsure on future plans after long-awaited comeback

From that point, it was the 23-year-old Australian who looked the more likely to win the match, but Murray dug in throughout the decider before eventually succumbing to the third match point. "I just smiled when I saw the draw", Kyrgios said . A lot of the other players, coaches and fans were giving me messages and wishing me luck, saying it was great to see me back on the court.

Sport Senegal coach Allou Cisse credits Senegal discipline and not Poland errors
Author: 0 Senegal coach Allou Cisse credits Senegal discipline and not Poland errors

The defeat, combined with Japan's surprise victory over Colombia in the earlier Group H game, means Poland can not afford another slip-up in their remaining two fixtures . Japan had earlier beaten 10-man Colombia 2-1 in Saransk, and are next up for Senegal in Yekaterinburg on Sunday. "To score a goal at the World Cup has been a dream for me since I was little, so I was extremely happy", said the match-winner.

Sport Hawks leaning towards Doncic with third overall pick
Author: 0 Hawks leaning towards Doncic with third overall pick

The 19-year-old Doncic, the youngest EuroLeague MVP ever, capped a historic season for Real Madrid with a championship series victory in the ACB League in Spain. The Mavericks will also send a protected 2019 first-round pick to the Hawks as part of the deal. Former Oklahoma star Trae Young will head to Atlanta and the Hawks will likely receive ample compensation for the move.

Sport Trump touts 'tough' immigration policies, slams 'elites' at raucous rally
Author: 0 Trump touts 'tough' immigration policies, slams 'elites' at raucous rally

Last week's IG report uncovered even more damning messages between the two, including one in which Strzok said "we'll stop" Trump from becoming president. He narrowly lost Minnesota in 2016. He beamed as the crowd chanted "Space Force!" in response to his plan to create a new branch of the military to safeguard the cosmos.

Sport Jay-Z Is the New Head of Puma Basketball
Author: 0 Jay-Z Is the New Head of Puma Basketball

The global face of Puma's brand has been Usain Bolt for years, and it is arguably still Bolt even though he has retired from competitive track. When Ayton was asked about why he chose Puma over more established basketball brands like Nike and Adidas, it seemed that the answer was quite clear.

Sport Trae Young Signs Shoe Deal with Adidas Prior to Draft Day
Author: 0 Trae Young Signs Shoe Deal with Adidas Prior to Draft Day

Young tends to commit turnovers in bunches and was an extremely ball-dominant player with the Sooners. It was widely reported last month that Young turned down a deal from Puma, which ended up signing potential lottery picks Arizona's DeAndre Ayton, Duke's Marvin Bagley and Texas Tech's Zhaire Smith.

Sport Belgium vs. Panama - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Belgium vs. Panama - Football Match Report

Roberto Martinez deployed two very similar sides in the two friendly matches against Egypt and Costa Rica ahead of the tournament in Russian Federation, both in terms of shape and personnel, and it appears he has found a winning formula which will likely provide the blueprint for Belgium at the World Cup .

Sport France forward Antoine Griezmann signs contract extension at Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 France forward Antoine Griezmann signs contract extension at Atletico Madrid

Griezmann caused a stir after appearing in the film last Thursday in which he ended speculation about a possible move to Barcelona by committing to Atletico. Atletico coach Diego Simeone and club captain Diego Godin both played a big role in persuading Griezmann to stay in Madrid . Lucas said of his France teammate: "I am very happy that he stays with us".

Sport We will not let France bully us -Peru coach
Author: 0 We will not let France bully us -Peru coach

Peru forward Raul Ruidiaz: "It was fantastic to see a lot of Peruvians in Saransk singing our national anthem with passion". France need to draw their final group game against Denmark next Tuesday to be certain of topping Group C but, with Argentina or Croatia a potential opponent in the next round, Les Bleus will need to raise to their game to be certain of advancing further in Russian Federation.

Sport Rakitic: Nobody is prouder to represent Argentina than Messi
Author: 0 Rakitic: Nobody is prouder to represent Argentina than Messi

As a result, La Albiceleste are now under additional pressure ahead of Thursday evening's (Friday morning AEST) clash with Croatia , who began their campaign with a routine 2-0 win over Nigeria. "We took stock of what was done well or not so well and all agree that we will have to increase our physical intensity and improve our attitude in general", said France vice-captain and central defender Raphael Varane.

Sport Nabil Fekir's agent says Liverpool move is still ON
Author: 0 Nabil Fekir's agent says Liverpool move is still ON

Olympique Lyonnais talisman Nabil Fekir has appeared to offer some comfort to Liverpool fans following his failed move to Anfield earlier this month, claiming that concerns over a recurring knee problem are unwarranted. And upon revealing that talks with Liverpool had broken down, Lyon underlined their intentions to keep the France worldwide. But I honestly feel like before my injury, ' said Fekir .

Sport A 'milestone' World Cup win kicks off celebration for Mexico
Author: 0 A 'milestone' World Cup win kicks off celebration for Mexico

Hirving Lozano's goal sent the Central American nation into raptures given that Die Mannschaft are among the favourites to lift the title once again in Russian Federation. Werner, the golden boot victor when Germany lifted the Confederations Cup past year, is still a work in progress and it showed in Moscow . Philipp Lahm and Bastian Schweinsteiger have retired since the last World Cup but the next generation of leaders failed to calm the situation when Mexico went ahead.

Sport England's Vunipola and Genge leave tour of South Africa
Author: 0 England's Vunipola and Genge leave tour of South Africa

Has Jones lost the dressing room? Meanwhile Tom Fordyce of the BBC asks where it's all gone wrong for Jones and England. "The wheels are wobbling, big time". Tempers flared throughout and England may live to rue their discipline for a second week running, with scuffles at nearly every breakdown restricting the fluidity of the game and ultimately putting South Africa on the front foot to close out the series.

Author: 0 Virat Kohli-led India to play West Indies in July 2019

As per the new FTP, the ICC has kept the Ashes under the new Test championship. The final league game will be played in April 2021, with the Windies set to travel to Sri Lanka for a two-Test series. The revamped Future Tours Programme (FTP), starting with the Ashes series in England next year, will see teams play three home and away series over a two-year cycle.

Sport Stop blaming Messi for Argentina's defeats, says Sampaoli
Author: 0 Stop blaming Messi for Argentina's defeats, says Sampaoli

As with all the Argentina coaches before him, Sampaoli has searched for the right partnership with Messi, who has often carried Argentina by himself and is always compared with Maradona, who brought Argentina its last World Cup title in 1986.

Sport Is Spain's World Cup on borrowed time?
Author: 0 Is Spain's World Cup on borrowed time?

They must now go on to beat Portugal in their final game to be in with a chance of progressing from Group B . The Spaniards would be mindful they had been eliminated at the group stage in two of the last three World Cup tournaments in which they have failed to win their opening match (1998 and 2014) yet won the tournament on the other occasion, in 2010.

Sport Senegal fans praised worldwide for what they did after the Poland victory
Author: 0 Senegal fans praised worldwide for what they did after the Poland victory

In yesterday's opening match, Japan did what no other Asian team had ever done at a World Cup - beat a South American squad on the biggest stage in football. He became the team's coach in 2015, and is now the only black head coach at the World Cup. Scott North, a professor at Osaka University in Japan , explained that Japanese citizens were taught from a young age to clean up after themselves at all times .

Author: 0 Iran vs. Spain - Football Match Report

The World Cup match between Spain and Iran will be broadcast live on FS1. Iranian women have also travelled to the World Cup in Russian Federation in numbers to see their team take on Spain at the Kazan Arena. "It's a crucial match that will determine our World Cup destiny", said Isco. Where is FIFA World Cup 2018 Iran vs Spain match being played? Any concerns about turmoil on the Spanish squad were laid to rest following the coaching change that occurred just before the ...

Sport Salah out as Neymar a concern for Brazil
Author: 0 Salah out as Neymar a concern for Brazil

Neymar left the 2014 tournament in the quarterfinals after suffering a fractured vertebra in his spine, and he recovered from a broken foot to be able to play part in this year's edition. "He gets fouled a lot, lots of knocks". Neymar only made his comeback from the foot operation as a substitute in Brazil´s 2-0 friendly win against Croatia on June 3.

Sport Senegal defender might have just accidentally announced the new Chelsea manager
Author: 0 Senegal defender might have just accidentally announced the new Chelsea manager

It is also suggested that Chelsea officials are interested in bringing OGC Nice midfielder Jean Michaël Seri to the club this summer, a move which has likely already been run past their proposed manager Sarri. The Senegalese, however, will not come in cheap and will command a fee of Van Dijk levels. "For Sarri to go to Chelsea , three things need to happen: Conte has to be sacked, Napoli and the Blues have to reach an agreement and, finally, Sarri has to reach an agreement with the club".

Sport Russian Federation vs. Saudi Arabia Betting Recap
Author: 0 Russian Federation vs. Saudi Arabia Betting Recap

Now, it's up to the members of the national team that make up the host nation to deliver two more times . Roman Zobnin sent a header over soon afterwards - but Russian Federation saved the best until last as Cheryshev swerved a glorious effort into the top corner with his right foot in added time , and there was still time for to Golovin to bend in a magnificent free kick in the closing seconds.

Sport Patrick Reed US Open Interview
Author: 0 Patrick Reed US Open Interview

Throw in the missed cuts at Muirfield Village and Shinnecock Hills , and Spieth has made it to the last leg of a six-event stretch that has included only one off week and, to date, zero chances to contend come Sunday. I was off. I was a little inconsistent. In all, Johnson took 14 more putts over the weekend than Koepka, who leads him with two major victories to one.

Sport Korean Coach Takes Bizarre Action Amid Claims Of Swedish Spying
Author: 0 Korean Coach Takes Bizarre Action Amid Claims Of Swedish Spying

Shin's comments followed reports that a Swedish scout, Lasse Jacobsson , spied on the team. That's because both teams probably recognize how crucial their opener is with tougher tests later in group play in Russian Federation against defending champion Germany and Mexico.

Sport Willemse heads to Equality Court after SuperSport inquiry finding
Author: 0 Willemse heads to Equality Court after SuperSport inquiry finding

In May, Willemse walked off of a live SuperSport broadcast after accusing his co-hosts Mallett and Botha of patronising him. TimesLive reported that Mlilo and Willemse are "finalising the formulation of the relief". "We are willing to give SuperSport the opportunity to speak to Ashwin, but if they come with the same stance they came with from day 1 that they believe there is no racism involved in this matter, then we will have no choice but to go to the Equality Court".

Sport 6 events that would make this draft day the best ever
Author: 0 6 events that would make this draft day the best ever

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN , the Atlanta Hawks are leaning toward taking Doncic with the third overall pick of the draft later this week. The 6-foot-8 point guard had 8 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists in 29 minutes, hitting a memorable one-handed 3-pointer off one leg as the shot clock ran down to keep Kirolbet Baskonia at bay late.

Sport Buzz kill: Gnats swarm players during Tunisia v England game
Author: 0 Buzz kill: Gnats swarm players during Tunisia v England game

The England skipper, who netted a brace in the World Cup opening game against Tunisia , feels he has the right platform at the global showpiece to prove to the world that he can be as good as the best players in the world. Talking to the panel about the match, Becky revealed that watching England's win over their Group G rivals was nothing short of spectacular. "But personally I think Rashford is better than the two of them, I do".

Sport Uruguay v Saudi Arabia, Group A
Author: 0 Uruguay v Saudi Arabia, Group A

After a 5-0 drubbing by Russian Federation in the tournament's opening game, they were more playful but ultimately comparatively toothless at the Rostov Arena before 42,678 fans. The Saudis managed to have plenty of early possession, although without looking overly threatening, only to gift Uruguay a 23rd-minute lead. Taisir Al-Jassim limped out of the match in the 44th minute with what appeared to be a hamstring injury after over-stretching for a ball at the top of the box.

Sport Phil Mickelson penalized after hitting moving ball
Author: 0 Phil Mickelson penalized after hitting moving ball

The simple question, what happened over at 13? Shinnecock Hills has been ripping apart the world's best players all week and it all must have just gotten to Mickelson. His unapologetic attitude (though he did issue an apology of sorts while telling those offended to "toughen up") hasn't endeared him to the critics, foremost of those being British golf writer John Hopkins, who didn't hold back in his assessment of Mickelson's actions while speaking to FOX Sports' Holly Sonders.

Sport Japan seals historic win over 10-man Colombia
Author: 0 Japan seals historic win over 10-man Colombia

Winless in their six previous World Cup games on European soil, Japan went ahead in the opening minutes thanks to a Shinji Kagawa penalty. The lessons in life we can take from the game. Japan-based soccer journalist Scott McIntyre is following the team across Russian Federation, and told the BBC such cleanliness is to be expected from the fans.

Sport Charlotte Hornets trade Dwight Howard to Brooklyn Nets
Author: 0 Charlotte Hornets trade Dwight Howard to Brooklyn Nets

The Charlotte Hornets became the latest team to unload Howard on Wednesday, sending him to the Brooklyn Nets for Timofey Mozgov , two future second round picks and cash. Mozgov's current contract with the Nets was originally signed with the Los Angeles Lakers , when new Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak oversaw the Lakers.

Sport Gregg Popovich reportedly met with Kawhi Leonard
Author: 0 Gregg Popovich reportedly met with Kawhi Leonard

So far, the Spurs have been largely reluctant to give teams guidance on the players, or packages, that would interest them in trades, sources said . ESPN reported that Leonard remains upset with the Spurs' handling of his quad injury, which led to him getting a second opinion and taking the matter into his own hands, outside of the Spurs' counsel.

Sport Isco vows never to talk to Ronaldo again
Author: 0 Isco vows never to talk to Ronaldo again

Spain will go up against Iran on Wednesday while Portugal will be in action against Morocco on the same day. He let a shot from Ronaldo slip through his fingers in a mediocre performance, but the team said he will start against Iran .

Sport Mohamed Salah scores but Egypt face World Cup heartbreak
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah scores but Egypt face World Cup heartbreak

He was majestic on Tuesday night and is the only player in the squad to have clear memories of the 1986 World Cup when Russian Federation - back then under the USSR banner - last qualified from the group stage. Salah started in Egypt's second World Cup clash with Russian Federation on Tuesday, the first time he has played since injuring his shoulder in the Champions League final with Liverpool.

Sport England vs Australia - Highlights & Stats
Author: 0 England vs Australia - Highlights & Stats

But while it was the batsmen that were humiliated on that last visit to the English East Midlands, it was an inexperienced bowling attack that were ruthlessly hammered this time. Openers Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow made an excellent start to England's innings. Bairstow struck three fours off quickie Jhye Richardson's first over and Roy tucked into Billy Stanlake, pulling him for a six as England reached 38-0 after five overs.

Sport Record score sees England to victory over Australia
Author: 0 Record score sees England to victory over Australia

Australia captain Tim Paine has said his side must deliver a "complete package" if they are to fight their way back into the one-day worldwide series against England . "I enjoyed it, a bit more stressful going through lots of decision, the buck stops with you", Buttler said. Roy's latest century came nearly a year after he suffered arguably the biggest disappointment of his England career when left out of the same Sophia Gardens ground for a Champions Trophy semi-final loss to ...

Sport NBA Mock Draft: Cleveland Cavaliers boost shaky backcourt
Author: 0 NBA Mock Draft: Cleveland Cavaliers boost shaky backcourt

James has led the Cavaliers to four straight National Basketball Association finals since returning to his hometown franchise in 2014, but they have managed to win just one championship in 2015 going down in the other three to the Golden State Warriors .

Sport Insider claims Liverpool FC expect Alisson Becker to move to Real Madrid
Author: 0 Insider claims Liverpool FC expect Alisson Becker to move to Real Madrid

Liverpool FC have been regularly linked with a move to sign Alisson over the past few months after his impressive performances in Serie A. The idea of having a new goalkeeper has been around Real Madrid for quite a while and even though Keylor Navas has been serviceable, the idea of adding a world-class presence between the posts certainly feels like something they would like to do.

Sport Live score and latest updates as Mo Salah starts
Author: 0 Live score and latest updates as Mo Salah starts

However, they will face a stern challenge against an Egyptian side who impressed despite losing their first World Cup game since 1990. "He is fit. Russia have played far more attacking football in the competition, and Egypt will be wary of the threat the Russian attackers will pose in St Petersburg, even though they will be bolstered by the return of their talismanic attacker.

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