The South Americans, in particular, are considered among the favourites for the title as they look to add to their record six U-20 titles. France - who took the trophy in 2013 - will face New Zealand, Honduras and Vietnam in Group E. And while they finished without any medals, the result was still enough to earn South Africa their place in this year's U-20 World Cup finals. At FIFA's behest, both Diego Maradona and Pablo Aimar flew into Suwon today to help publicise the draw for the ...
The Europa League has become an important competition for United this season, as it could be their best route to qualifying for the 2017-18 UEFA Champions League. Chelsea dominated possession and could have scored more goals, though FA Cup holders United , who have already lifted the League Cup this season, had their moments and battled gamely despite being a man down for most of the contest.
Asked at the weekend whether he would sign a new five-year deal at Everton , worth about £140,000 a week, Lukaku simply said: "No". According to the Daily Mirror , Chelsea think they have a chance of landing the 23-year-old this summer.
Umar Akmal and Azhar Ali were dropped from both the ODI and T20 teams. Akmal forced his way back into global cricket after top-scoring with 353 runs in the recent Pakistan Super League which was eventually won by his team Peshawar Zalmi. Pakistan will play four T20Is, three ODIs and three Test matches during the tour of West Indies starting later this month. The ODI squad included three more uncapped players in domestic veteran Asif Zakir, left-arm spinner Mohammad Asghar and ...
But they might be forced to do a deal in the summer, when Lukaku has just two years remaining on his contract. After further reports suggested that Lukaku's deal was being held up over a disagreement over buyout clauses, it seems talk of a new contract has been scrapped entirely.
The Steph Curry from last season has only come in bits and pieces, leaving Kerr no choice but to rest him alongside Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala and Klay Thompson this past Saturday night against the Spurs. It just takes a while. "Our trainers did a good job of getting me prepared". The next possible game is Monday. "They can test you in a lot of ways - their spacing, their shooting, their driving".
Folks, you are not alone. Wichita State is not only ranked No. 19 in both major polls, but ESPN's Eamonn Brennan also believes this squad is the 13th-best team in the field . After all, this team won two games during March Madness last year, and two the year before. The downfall of Wichita State. It's a shame that two rather notable mid-majors, mid-majors that have shown they are capable of madness in the Big Dance, have to play each other right off the bat.
Okafor and Kenny Vaccaro were teammates in Austin and will now play together on the professional level. "We'd been through so much at Texas". His ability to pass the rusher off the edge is something the Saints have lacked for quite some time.
The test lasted over a period of five days with a rest day on the fourth day. The Aussies were up against an experienced English team but still managed to win the match by 45 runs in the first officially recognised Test match which ended on the fifth and final day on March 19.
Saints coach Sean Payton told Brett Martel of the Associated Press that Butler will visit the Saints that day. The Patriots remain favored to win Super Bowl LII following their blockbuster trade with the Saints for receiver Brandin Cooks.
If not for a couple of late-game blunders, New Orleans might have a date with top-seeded Villanova. Thibodeaux can be seen screaming in Gill's face that he was "open" before Gill shoved him off, then Thibodeaux briefly squeezed his teammate's neck.
Dan Carter's Racing 92 will merge with Stade Francais. How the merger will exactly affect the players is not yet known but it could mean a turbulent period for both clubs with Stade Francais players alluding to a possible strike following the announcement.
Earlier on May 12, last year, he was elected by the Board unanimously and unopposed as the Chairman of the ICC following the ICC Full Council's approval of constitutional amendments proposed by the Board following its April meeting. However, he further said that now due his personal occupation he can not continue to work in the organization. However, it is reliably learnt that the parent body's global broadcaster refused to offer the existing contractual value to the newly proposed ...
Green Bay released veteran cornerback Sam Shields earlier this offseason. Lacy will be hoping to bounce back after a rough 2016 campaign with the Green Bay Packers that saw him play just five games due to injury. The Packers shake-up in the backfield and secondary continued on Tuesday with reports of Eddie Lacy leaving for the Seahawks, and Davon House returning to Green Bay.
Jose Mourinho's United have, however, been charged for their players' collective behaviour. When asked for his opinion on the sending off, Conte said: "My point of view is that we want to play football and for the first 25 minutes it was impossible for Hazard to play because he got a lot of kicks.
Last season House saw his role diminish along with his numbers with the Jaguars. The Packers, whose pass defense ranked 31st in the National Football League last season, showed immediate interest. The Vikings on Tuesday announced the signing of free agent Datone Jones. He has played in 38 regular-season games with the Packers over the last three seasons, recording 33 tackles (27 solo), four sacks, an interception, a forced fumble, two passes defensed and 39 special teams tackles.
The injury throws up a selection conundrum for New Zealand . Boult did not bowl after tea on the fourth day of the opening Test - when he was one of just two frontline seamers alongside Neil Wagner - and even with the final day's play being washed out there has not been enough time for him to recover.
The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) held a conference call with the CEO's of the five Australian teams on the same day but no news emerged. The Super Rugby trophy is expected to be played for by 16 teams going forward, according to reports the Cheetahs boss said two teams would be cut.
Sanchez has been Arsenal's outstanding performer this season, scoring 21 goals in 37 appearances for Arsene Wenger's side. "I have confidence that Sampaoli will say yes to the offer we have made him to extend his contract for one more year, but we're focused on a complicated week", he told Cadena Ser.
De Bruyne said: "We can reach the final, but of course the other teams will think the same". That can happen but the idea is to try our way to play. They don't attack with five, they attack with six guys. "I see the impact they have on the team and how important they are for the team". Defender Pablo Zabaleta said: "I'm not the manager to decide how we're going to play that game but we're not going to change our style of play".
It was Silva's first official win since 2012. He fought Tim Kennedy at UFC 206 in December and won with a third-round TKO, then took out Belfort this past Saturday. Today (March 14) the UFC announced Silva vs. Gastelum as part of the UFC 212 card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The victory marks Anderson's first win after losses to Chris Weidman , Daniel Cormier , Michael Bisping and a No Contest against Nick Diaz .
Captain Mushfiqur Rahim returns to wicketkeeping duties while batsman Mosaddek Hossain was handed his Test debut. Bangladesh go into tomorrow's Test trailing the two-match series 0-1 after last week's crushing 259-run loss at Galle - their 76th defeat and the fourth in a row in 99 Test matches.
Arsene Wenger's men didn't have it all their own way though, with the Imps proving stubborn and tough to break down for much of the first half, but Theo Walcott set the Gunners on their way with his 17th goal of the season just before the break.
NY took its first lead of the night at 68-65 since midway through the first quarter when Anthony drained a 3-pointer with 9:43 to play. Anthony led the Knicks with 22 points and 13 rebounds. Kristaps Porzingis let it be known that he is becoming increasingly frustrated with the Knicks inefficient and inconsistent offense. It wasn't enough for his team, though.
Both sides did not score in the second half but created chances which were not converted. Dybala stepped up and fired powerfully into the bottom right corner, sending Casillas the wrong way. "We must show the desire to improve the way we play, which is where we were found wanting tonight", Allegri said, quoted on the club's official website.
The 16th-ranked Kyrgios is coming off a run to the Mexican Open semi-finals, where he defeated Djokovic in their first head-to-head meeting before falling to eventual victor Sam Querrey. teenager Kayla Day to reach the fourth round of the WTA Indian Wells hard court tournament. "Everybody likes Rafa. Everybody likes Roger". First rounds are hard, and against a left-handed player even more.
The 24 goal striker left White Hart Lane with his ankle in a protective boot, and will have scans today. Lions manager Neil Harris said after the game he was expecting the authorities to look into chanting from the away end but both Harris and Mauricio Pochettino denied hearing anything untoward during Spurs' 6-0 quarter-final win, in which Son scored a hat-trick.
Some have questioned the decision to appoint the 46-year-old, who takes over from Mark Warburton, but, after his stints as a manager in Portugal, Mexico and Qatar, he says he has adapted to working overseas. The former Scotland frontman - speaking at an event to promote next month's William Hill Scottish Cup Old Firm semi-final showdown - said: 'He's a good coach.
There's no Electoral College to select, no "deep state" either, not even Syracuse. This has been an incredible season at Northwestern, and these Cats have already accomplished so many program firsts. UNC Wilmington and East Tennessee State fit the profile. In the second round, either Virginia Tech or Wisconsin awaits. Yes, Duke is the No. 2 in Villanova's region.
A stronger pace today, and much better ground, will certainly help last year's Triumph Hurdle runner up and she can turn the tables. Gordon Elliott was predictably thrilled, and s aid: "She was tough". However Gordon Elliott did suggest before the race that Apple's Jade was slightly under cooked and would benefit from the run. Jer's Girl, a dual Grade One victor in Ireland last season, finished last of five behind Petit Mouchoir in the Ryanair Hurdle at Leopardstown in December, but ...
No autopsy will be performed. Meanwhile, her sisters Debbie and Kim have assured fans they will honour all the group's 2017 commitments as a tribute to Joni, who enjoyed disco hits with songs like We Are Family and The Greatest Dancer .
Buveur D'air's win was the second celebration of the day for Henderson after he watched Nico de Boinville ride favourite Altior to victory in the Arkle Challenge Trophy - a record sixth win in that race for the trainer. He went on: "It's great to break the record, but they are there to be broken I've always said". It's just fun. When this sort of thing happens, it's even better fun.
London, Liverpool and Birmingham have expressed interest in staging the event after host city Durban pulled out. "I think the Commonwealth Games will find it increasingly hard to stage the games", he told 3AW Breakfast. Durban was awarded the Games in September 2015, and was supposed to be the first African city to host the event. Melbourne (2006), Brisbane (1982) and Perth (1962) have all hosted the Games before.
The Iowa State-Nevada first round matchup will feature a high-level showdown of lead guards who are productive and play mostly error free. Should Purdue subdue the Catamounts and seeds hold elsewhere, next up is Iowa State, which won the Big 12 tournament and has lost just once since February 7.
They have scored a whopping 84 goals in 29 league games, which works out to be 2.90 goals per game. "So you have to go to score goals and that is what I want to see from my team". "We start the game not with 0-0 but 5-3, so we know if we lost 2-0, 3-1, 4-2 we're out and we have spoken about that". He said: "It is not easy to have faith when it is 4-0 against you, but the most important thing was they believed it".