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Security under spotlight at Russia's Confederations Cup

Over the next 17 days, the holders of FIFA's six continental championships, plus the World Cup holders and the host nation, will compete in worldwide football's tournament of champions, reports Xinhua news agency. "He is taking this competition very seriously and is fully focused on training and on the match against Mexico". Ronaldo has scored 18 goals in his last 11 matches , including two in Portugal's 3-0 win at Latvia in a European World Cup qualifier last week, the team's last match ...



My 2 Cents: Kevin Durant Wins Championship With The Warriors

Regardless, the decision by one of the game's greatest players shook the National Basketball Association landscape and created a super team that became overnight villains given their sheer depth of top talent. That pushed Golden State to add Durant as a free agent last July and the results have been devastating. However, years from now, fans will debate about the championships and reminisce on witnessing some of the greatest teams ever constructed.



Wawrinka Powers Past Cilic to French Semis

And last year's beaten finalist was not to let the opportunity slip, despite an opening game break, to once again blitz his way to six games and take his place in the last four where Warwinka stands in the way of a second Roland Garros final.


Halep confident of French Open triumph

Halep confident of French Open triumph

Now she stands one match away from becoming the first unseeded player in the professional era to win the women's title at the French Open and the first Latvian grand slam champion. There were a couple of early double faults from Pliskova and a sprightly Halep went a break up at 2-1 when the second seed drilled a backhand into the tramlines under pressure.



McIlroy and Day bow out of US Open

He missed a five-footer for birdie on his first and then squandered another chance on 11, where he missed a 12-footer. Brooks Koepka bogeyed the par-3 sixth after hitting his tee shot near the grandstand and fell to 7 under. Johnson came in with 73, but that was not almost enough, as he finished at 4-over 148 when 145 or better was needed to advance. "I showed up for the last six holes at least", joked McIlroy , who was three over par after 12 holes before carding birdies on the ...


Klaasen looking to add goals to Everton

Klaasen looking to add goals to Everton

He made his debut for Ajax in November 2011 and went on to play in 180 games, scoring 55 goals in all competitions. "I spoke a few weeks ago with Ronald Koeman about Everton". "I'm an attacking midfielder player who likes to get in the box. It's hard to leave Ajax but I think this is a good step for me now and I'm really looking forward to my time here".