France vs. Argentina (June 30) Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi | Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty Images France will strut its stuff in this match, and finally light up Russia after a disappointing group stage. Expect Argentina to lose by a few goals, even though Lionel Messi is back in form. Key Players: Kylian Mbappe (France); Lionel Messi, Franco Armani (Argentina). Prediction: France wins 3:1 Uruguay vs. Portugal (June 30) Luis Suarez (L) and Edinson Cavani of Uruguay | Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images Uruguay was the most defensively solid side in the group stage, conceding zero goals in three games. However, a rampant Cristiano Ronaldo will be a test too far, and their bubble will be burst. Key Players: Luis Suarez, Diego Godin (Uruguay); Cristiano Ronaldo, Bernardo Silva (Portugal). Prediction: Portugal wins 2:1 Spain vs. Russia (July 1) Isco of Spain | Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Even though Russia looked slick against Saudi Arabia and Egypt, they were beaten … [Read more...] about Up next: Do or die
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Voices: The royal wedding is just what Brexit Britain needed. Thank Queen Elizabeth. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s sun-filled, pageantry-laden wedding that blended British traditions with the bride’s African-American heritage went off without a hitch. The happy couple looked stylish and relaxed. Thank Queen Elizabeth II for letting it all happen. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY Published 12:28 p.m. ET May 20, 2018 CLOSE Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had the ultimate wedding goals, here's the best moments. USA TODAY CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN … [Read more...] about Voices: The royal wedding is just what Brexit Britain needed. Thank Queen Elizabeth.
Today residents in Newcastle borough will be voting for the candidates they want to represent them. Key issues in the election, which the candidates have been campaigning on, include housing, town centre regeneration and sports facilities. There will be a total of 129 candidates contesting just 44 seats, which id down from the current 60. From 7am, polling stations across the borough will open allowing residents to cast their vote until they close at 10pm. Below you will find a comprehensive list of all polling stations. Audley St James' Church, Wilbrahams Walk Audley Methodist Church, New Road, Bignall End Audley Wood Lane Community Centre, Apedale Road, Wood Lane Halmerend Methodist Church, High Street, Halmerend The Richard Heathcote CP School, The Drive, Alsager's Bank Bradwell Bradwell Community Education Centre, Riceyman Road Bradwell Methodist Mission Hall, Bradwell Lane St Barnabas' Church Hall, Cauldon Avenue Bradwell Lodge Community Centre, Bradwell Lane, Porthill Wolstanton … [Read more...] about Where can I vote? A list of all polling stations in the Newcastle election
PUBLISHED: 12:01 26 April 2018 | UPDATED: 12:01 26 April 2018 Jenni Falconer and the GolfSixes mascot. [Picture: PGAs of Europe] PGAs of Europe Stars of TV, music and sport will gather for the GolfSixes Celebrity Pro-Am, before the second edition of the innovative tournament gets under way at Centurion Club near St Albans. TV personality Chris Hughes. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images) Love Island star Chris Hughes and Gary Beadle from hit show Geordie Shore will make their debuts in the event, which starts off an exciting weekend of golf at Centurion Club on Friday, May 4. TV host Vernon Kay, who will once again co-host the fast and fun six-hole European Tour event, will also tee off in the Pro-Am before he takes on hosting duties alongside Golfing World’s Anna Whiteley over the weekend of Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6. Also playing in the pro-am will be Irish music stars Keith Duffy of Boyzone and Westlife’s Brian McFadden. World Cup-winning rugby star … [Read more...] about Stars gather for GolfSixes Pro-Am in St Albans
International relations are often said to be all about sober realpolitik. So it may have come as a surprise that it was the power of sport that provided the opening for North and South Korea to consider dialogue rather than confrontation. It was only a few months ago that political tensions had rapidly escalated – including missile launches, nuclear tests and bellicose rhetoric – and military confrontation on the Korean Peninsula looked likely. Thankfully, the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang helped ease the tensions. When the leaders of North and South Korea meet this week, it will be only the third such summit since the end of the Korean War in 1953. Such moments of hope are rare in our increasingly polarised world. 2018 Winter Olympics – in pictures 29 show all 2018 Winter Olympics – in pictures 1/29 The referee takes a bird's eye view during the Men's preliminary round match between USA and Slovakia EPA 2/29 Italy's … [Read more...] about I’ve met with both Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in, and I have high hopes for the upcoming peace talks