Day: June 16, 2018

Roger Federer beats Nick Kyrgios to regain no 1 ranking

Roger Federer will return as world no 1 in the new rankings next week after coming from behind to beat Nick Kyrgios 6-7 (2-7) 6-2 7-6 (7-5) in the semi-finals of the ATP Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart. The 36-year-old Swiss will play Canada’s Milos Raonic in Sunday’s final. Federer, who has won 15 successive matches […]

Neymar not fully fit for Brazil’s World Cup opener, says Tite

Brazil coach Tite says Neymar is not 100 per cent fit ahead of their World Cup opener against Switzerland. The Paris Saint-Germain star has been battling back from injury, having suffered a fractured metatarsal and sprained ankle in February, but the 26-year-old is expected to start on Sunday when five-time world champions Brazil face Group […]

Mohamed Salah ready to make Egypt return against Russia

Mohamed Salah is “ready to play against Russia” after taking part in full training on Saturday, says Egypt manager Ihab Leheta. The Liverpool forward, who has been recovering from the shoulder injury he sustained in last month’s Champions League final, was an unused substitute in Friday’s 1-0 defeat to Uruguay. With two games remaining of […]

Eddie Jones calls for England to show pride in next performance

2:31 Eddie Jones says everyone in the England camp is hurting after they fell to yet another Test defeat on Saturday Eddie Jones has called on England to show pride in their next performance after describing the second Test defeat to South Africa as something “like a horror movie.” Speaking after his side’s sixth successive […]

Sir Clive Woodward says England have lost their way

The England rugby team appear to have lost their way, according to Sir Clive Woodward. The former World Cup-winning manager was reacting on Sky Sports to England’s 23-12 Test series defeat to South Africa in Bloemfontein. And Woodward said that current manager Eddie Jones needs to look in the mirror after his side fell to […]