Federation Internationale de Football Association is already committed to a 48-team World Cup in 2026 and the South American confederation of 10 nations formally asked Infantino in April to fast-track the expansion. Robbie Williams and Russian soprano Aida Garifullina will entertain the crowd at the opening ceremony of the World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium.
He replaces Stan Van Gundy, who was sacked in May. But the former Toronto Raptors coach, who led the team to its best five-year run in franchise history only to be fired last month after another disappointing postseason appearance, was probably more interested in showing he is still one of the top coaches in the the league.
When you see the problems he (Pep) has often had with African players, everywhere he has been, I ask myself questions. "We were together for two years, and he says it now-he never told me to my face". Such is the ill-feeling between Toure and Guardiola, Seluk says that the Ivorian would be willing to play for any top-six club next season with a weekly wage of £1, supplemented by selected bonuses .
But he took me a few rounds, which I was more than happy with. "Because I got high" begun to blare out over the speakers, but it quickly became clear Fury had changed the lyrics to reflect his own story. Fury's titles are now in the hands of English rival Anthony Joshua , but promoter Frank Warren said fights against Joshua and Deontay Wilder, the World Boxing Council (WBC) champion from American, are a way off yet.
Although teams aren't allowed to reach out to players until July 1, the speculation has been running rampant about LeBron's future for quite some time with a lot of opinions and rumors swirling around the league. James, whose team trails the Golden State Warriors three games to none in the NBA Finals , is a potential free agent this summer. "They're very different, but however you want to rank them, they're right there together".
It is Nadal's 11th singles title at Roland Garros , five more than any other man in the Open Era. Rafael Nadal reacts after beating Dominic Thiem to claim his 11th French Open title . Nadal wept after being handed the trophy by Australian legend Ken Rosewall - who won the inaugural French Open in 1968. Injuries pockmarked Nadal's early season and spawned doubt as he prepared to start the clay-court season that has traditionally served as a long taxi-way for Paris .