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Sports U.S.,Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup
Author: 0 U.S.,Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

With Russia hosting in 2018 and Qatar in 2022, no countries from either Europe or Asia were allowed to bid for the 2026 tournament. Brazil's Pele is the only player to win three World Cups: in 1958, 1962 and 1970. The North American bid earned a total of 134 votes, while Morocco garnered 65. Because they are all hosting, the Canada, U.S. and Mexico teams will all automatically qualify for the tournament.

Sports No Permission Needed: NCAA Approves New Transfer Rule
Author: 0 No Permission Needed: NCAA Approves New Transfer Rule

Under the new ruling, a true freshman could come in and play up to four games at any point during the season and still have four full seasons of eligibility remaining. In recent years, a number of high profile cases became public where a coach and school attempted to block an athlete from transferring to a rival program or one in the same conference it competed in.

Sports Tottenham confirm first game at new stadium vs Liverpool in September
Author: 0 Tottenham confirm first game at new stadium vs Liverpool in September

A home game against Arsenal on Saturday 27 April, will be followed by a visit to Manchester City a week later before the team return to King Power Stadium to host Chelsea on the final day on Sunday 12 May. This will also mean Tottenham will play all of their Champions League matches at the new stadium after previous fears these too would have to be moved back to Wembley.

Sports Real Madrid job waiting for Spain manager Julen Lopetegui after World Cup
Author: 0 Real Madrid job waiting for Spain manager Julen Lopetegui after World Cup

Speaking to the press shortly after 12pm CET, Rubiales - who was not accompanied by Lopetegui - said "we have been forced to dispense with the national coach". It's quite stunning news and certainly is a massive distraction for this team. "It's not the best situation but at the same time, it unites them more and they give more of themselves, you never know".

Sports Watch Nadal vs del Potro online, start time
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The Italian, who had never won a Grand Slam match before the tournament, faces seventh seed Thiem in the last four. Cecchinato, who had not won a match in five attempts at a Grand Slam before Roland Garros , fought valiantly against the number seven seed but ultimately the Austrian's star quality shone through to reach his first major final.

Author: 0 Griezmann: Today isn't the day to discuss my future

Griezmann is now valued at £200m, but will see his Atleti release clause half in price at the start of next month. The capture of Lemar has been a priority for Atlético , who have been making moves in the market to attract world class players to the club, not least to persuade Antoine Griezmann to extend his stay in Madrid.

Sports Warriors strangely roast Kevin Durant at championship parade
Author: 0 Warriors strangely roast Kevin Durant at championship parade

Early numbers analysis from KQED transportation reporter Dan Brekke: "Even if today's ridership tracks 5 percent below previous year, it would still make BART's Top 10 (right around No. "No matter how much you enjoy it, nobody wants to be in school that long". Still, Durant made it clear he has no designs on leaving Golden State. "Hell yeah I can move on", he said.

Sports Russian Federation 2018: Salah joins Egypt training, but doesn't take part
Author: 0 Russian Federation 2018: Salah joins Egypt training, but doesn't take part

A challenge from Real Madrid skipper Ramos left the Liverpool star with an injured shoulder, and he was forced off before half time in the Kiev match on 26 May. 'We will enjoy the atmosphere and the tournament and god willing we will deliver a good performance'. Nigeria suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of the Czech Republic on Wednesday in Austria in their final friendly ahead of the World Cup .

Sports Vettel takes pole, sets lap record in Montreal
Author: 0 Vettel takes pole, sets lap record in Montreal

Even in a week as rich in sporting spectacle as any you will see - from Alexander Ovechkin finally winning a Stanley Cup and then celebrating with fans in a Washington fountain, to Justify winning the Triple Crown, to Rafael Nadal taking his 11th title at Roland Garros and Simona Halep winning her first - a Formula One race is a scene to match any on the planet.

Sports Lyon end talks with Liverpool over Fekir transfer
Author: 0 Lyon end talks with Liverpool over Fekir transfer

Henry's wife, Linda Pizzuti Henry, has replied to a fan's post about Fekir , as shown below . More is likely to be known on the matter after France's final World Cup warm-up game against the United States, which the attacking midfielder is set to play a part in.

Sports LeBron says after NBA Finals that he played with broken hand
Author: 0 LeBron says after NBA Finals that he played with broken hand

Golden State, which has won eight of its last nine NBA Finals games against the Cavs, is a back-to-back champion for the first time in franchise history and has captured the title in three of the last four years. "I know Steph doesn't care about stuff like that", Durant said when asked if he might be a little anxious Curry wanted his first Finals MVP. "How do you put together a group of talent but also a group of minds to be able to compete with Golden State, to be able to compete for a ...

Sports Details about Real Madrid star's potential destinations revealed
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They suggest that the talks have left Ronaldo feeling pensive about his future, and that he has finally decided that it is the right time to move away. Ronaldo remained silent about his future but did speak about his team's chances at the tournament in Russian Federation at Belem Palace in Lisbon on Wednesday where he and his teammates gathered and had an audience with the country's president, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

Sports Whittaker Makes the Mark; Romero Does Not
Author: 0 Whittaker Makes the Mark; Romero Does Not

Punk last fought back in September 2016, losing via submission to Mickey Gall at 2:14 in the first round at UFC 203. Romero initially came in at 186lbs and was given an additional hour to get down to 185lbs for the much-anticipated rematch but he could only get as low as 185.2lbs, meaning he was ineligible to fight for the title.

Sports Warriors sweep Cavaliers, win back-to-back NBA titles
Author: 0 Warriors sweep Cavaliers, win back-to-back NBA titles

It's still euphoric, but three years ago was I can't believe this happened, and now it's I can definitely believe this happened. So LeBron can leave now, knowing that he lifted the Cleveland Curse in 2016 by teaming with Irving to lead the Cavaliers to the first resurrection from a 3-1 finals deficit in league history.

Sports Stephens, Keys to reprise US Open final in French Open semis
Author: 0 Stephens, Keys to reprise US Open final in French Open semis

I lost to some great players - (Karolina) Pliskova, (Caroline) Garcia. Putintseva, from Kazakhstan, repeatedly had Keys scrambling at the net with her cute drop shots. Stephens next faces countrywoman Madison Keys in a rematch from the U.S. Open final. Its just how its happened for me, ” Stephens said, “I think once I get going in a tournament, Im pretty consistent, which is good.

Sports Messi: Griezmann To Barcelona
Author: 0 Messi: Griezmann To Barcelona "Not Yet 100 Percent"

The longer it drags on, the more it seems to favour Atletico instead. Aside from increasing his buyout clause it would also see Griezmann recieve a huge pay rise, earning €23m per season. "He is clearly a great player", Messi said when asked about the Atletico Madrid striker, although he said he was "not 100 per cent sure" if the French striker would make the move to Catalonia.

Author: 0 World No.1 Halep slides past Muguruza, into third RG final

The 24-year-old Spaniard stopped the rot in the sixth game before Halep quickly reasserted her authority. The 2012 and 2014 Paris champion, who missed the 2016 tournament because of a doping ban and past year when she was refused a wild card, was broken six times, committed 27 unforced errors and won just five points on her own serve in the second set.

Sports Stephen Curry's Incredible 3-Point Shooting Leads Warriors to Game 2 Win
Author: 0 Stephen Curry's Incredible 3-Point Shooting Leads Warriors to Game 2 Win

The players voiced their opinions on the day Trump escalated his feud with the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles after most of the Super Bowl-winning team passed up a White House invitation. Tuesday, after some prodding and denials he knew it went viral to begin with, James opened up about the video, taking us inside his thoughts as he sat on the bench and tried to process everything that had happened in those final seconds.

Sports Manchester United agree £52m Fred fee with Shakhtar Donetsk
Author: 0 Manchester United agree £52m Fred fee with Shakhtar Donetsk

United have agreed to sign Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk in a move that the club's fans all saw coming and are now very happy about. Fred , who will become the fourth most expensive player in United history after Paul Pogba , Romelu Lukaku and Angel Di Maria, underwent a successful medical earlier this week.

Sports Aussies Smith and Oh struggle at US Open
Author: 0 Aussies Smith and Oh struggle at US Open

Women's Open on Sunday at Shoal Creek. She finished with a one-over par 73 and a 72-hole total of 11-under 277. Both parred the 14th at the second time of asking, with Kim's 20-foot putt for victory shaving the right edge of the hole, and after Kim blocked her second to the 18th into the right greenside trap, Jutanugarn's flushed approach found the back-right bunker.

Sports Argentina Vs Israel Called Off Due To Messi Threats
Author: 0 Argentina Vs Israel Called Off Due To Messi Threats

Mr Rajoub, who had before the reported cancellation called for Palestinians to burn replica shirts and pictures of Messi, announced that he would hold a press conference on Wednesday. "I'm very concerned in the politicisation concealed in the Argentinean move". "The Israeli government has turned a regular sports match into a political tool".

Sports England include unlucky goalkeeper on their bench for pre-World Cup friendly
Author: 0 England include unlucky goalkeeper on their bench for pre-World Cup friendly

It will be interesting to see where Lingard fits in Southgate's expected three-at-the-back system, but is being tipped to start over Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli if he goes with one man behind two strikers. Frank Ilaboya, Chairman of the Edo State Football Association has urged Nigerians not to be discouraged over the country's defeat to England at a friendly match played at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.