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Croatia knock out hosts Russian Federation

Croatia knock out hosts Russian Federation But Pivaric was whistled for handling the ball at the corner of the box, and Dzagoev's cross was flicked inside the back post by Fernandes to level the game in the 115th minute. Be it "Ole, Ole" or the Icelandic thunderclap or even the Seven Nation Army, the host nation had borrowed and learned the famous chants and celebrations. [Full Article...]

Federer cruises into his 16th Wimbledon quarter-final

Federer cruises into his 16th Wimbledon quarter-final But Federer offered a contrasting view in his media conference following a 6-0 7-5 6-4 fourth-round win over Adrian Mannarino on Monday. Federer's performance was reassuringly familiar, though, as he displayed his typical panache and class with some cute drop shots and trademark backhand slice. [Full Article...]

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal Advance; Alexander Zverev Stunned at 2018 Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal Advance; Alexander Zverev Stunned at 2018 Wimbledon Gulbis, a former World No. 10 who famously defeated Roger Federer on his way to the French Open semifinals in 2014, will be playing in the last 16 at Wimbledon for the first time at the 11th attempt. "After the second set I actually went to throw up during the toilet break, then I felt a little bit better". With everything on the line, de Minaur forced Nadal into longer rallies, giving one... [Full Article...]

Luis Enrique reigns in Spain following early World Cup exit

Luis Enrique reigns in Spain following early World Cup exit Spain went into the 2018 FIFA World Cup without a coach after Julen Lopetegui, who had not lost a game in two years, was sacked on the eve of the World Cup. In fact, Spain's only victory in Russian Federation came in the form of a 1-0 win over Iran who ensured that the European side had to fight hard for all three points. [Full Article...]

Delight for England fans - but minority branded 'total disgrace' by police

Delight for England fans - but minority branded 'total disgrace' by police England have won the World Cup just once, when they hosted it in 1966, but the public and pundits are starting to dream. "The only time we went out was after the first game against Uruguay when we drew 0-0, which wasn't a good start". Nadine Hanlon, 43, and husband Lee, 40, put the World Cup on a big screen next to the top table while they enjoyed their wedding breakfast. But Modric said the... [Full Article...]

Tony Parker Agrees To Deal With Hornets; Spent 17 Years With Spurs

Tony Parker Agrees To Deal With Hornets; Spent 17 Years With Spurs The Spurs developed a young point guard in Dejounte Murray. He said it was a tough and emotional decision, while adding, "I will always love San Antonio ". He averaged 7.7 points and 5.7 assists per game during that season. The 36-year-old Parker has spent the first 17 seasons of his career with the Spurs, winning five titles along with the likes of Tim Duncan , Manu Ginobili and Kawhi Leon... [Full Article...]

The UCLA, basketball communities mourn the loss of Tyler Honeycutt

The UCLA, basketball communities mourn the loss of Tyler Honeycutt Honeycutt then barricaded himself in his home while officers waited diligently for any sign of self-defeat or retaliation. The surrounding area - at least 30 people - was evacuated. Investigators from the department's Force Investigation Division will look into the incident. Tyler Honeycutt once had a bright future as a budding star at UCLA, but it never really translated into the National Bas... [Full Article...]

We've fixed problems with vehicle, says Lewis Hamilton

We've fixed problems with vehicle, says Lewis Hamilton Hamilton will be hoping the upgrades he took to Austria will give him the edge in qualifying - and more importantly last the race distance - as he looks for that record win in front of 130,000 fans tomorrow. Verstappen came out in second and was well within Hamilton's pit window, and on fresher tyres. Nico Hulkenberg ("Reno") - 34 10. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) - 92 7. [Full Article...]

Emil Forsberg delivers, Sweden reaches World Cup quarterfinals

Emil Forsberg delivers, Sweden reaches World Cup quarterfinals As has been evident throughout the tournament, Sweden's physicality proved too much with another professional and resolute display sending them through. Their 10 corner nearly ended in a goal but Andreas Granqvist - the Rock of Sweden and best defender of the tournament - cleared the danger. They finished the game with 10 men after right back Michael Lang was sent off in stoppage time ... [Full Article...]

Iceland flashback for England as Damir Skomina referees Belgium clash

Iceland flashback for England as Damir Skomina referees Belgium clash He is expected to revert to the lineup that defeated Tunisia in the opening Group G fixture on Tuesday against Colombia , with Dele Alli fit to return in place of Ruben Loftus-Cheek. Southgate, though, was adamant nothing other than three points against Belgium has been discussed, insisting his side are prepared for the prospect of facing more hard opponents, having beaten Panama and Tuni... [Full Article...]

Venus dodges Dulgheru challenge at Wimbledon

Venus dodges Dulgheru challenge at Wimbledon He just secured victory over the US's Tenny Sandgren during the first round of Wimbledon matches. Five-times Wimbledon champion Venus Williams dropped her opening service game and lost the first set before finding her rhythm to beat qualifier Alexandra Dulgheru 4-6 6-0 6-1 in the second round on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Roger Federer defeats Jan-Lennard Struff to reach Wimbledon fourth round

Roger Federer defeats Jan-Lennard Struff to reach Wimbledon fourth round Today I played differently, tried to be more aggressive, he started to feel uncomfortable. Others will see it as nonsense, whatever the seedings say. Argentina's Pella prevailed 3-6 1-6 6-4 7-6 (7/3) 7-5 to reach the third round for the first time, in a match that swung entirely on its overnight rain delay. [Full Article...]

Cavani 'in pain' with calf injury

Cavani 'in pain' with calf injury Portugal's only goal came early in the second half by Pepe (55'). Ronaldo will be 35 by the next European Championship, and 37 by the next World Cup in Qatar. We know that the squares have been full back home and that the people there were really rooting for us. In contrast, Uruguay march on with arguably the best defence in worldwide football and one of the best strike pairings anywhere. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams battles into Wimbledon second round

Serena Williams battles into Wimbledon second round Now that Im not playing doubles in this event, I have the day off, I think that will help.”. Back in 2011, there was the freaky situation of Williams hiding in her panic room when testers arrived at her LA mansion, dialling 911 as she believed them to be intruders. [Full Article...]

Pickford: England always believed penalty success possible

Pickford: England always believed penalty success possible Winger Emil Forsberg, whose deflected goal earned Sweden a first World Cup quarter-final berth since 1994, says the side will continue to make it tough for whoever they meet. When Carlos Bacca stepped up to take Colombia's fifth and final penalty, Pickford knew he was likely to shoot to the left. Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Mido has urged England manager Gareth Southgate t... [Full Article...]

Exhausted, stressed, elated - England fans respond to night of high drama

Exhausted, stressed, elated - England fans respond to night of high drama I have never been in a situation like that before but I felt like I had to score after the header I missed at the end. England failed to even qualify for Euro 2008 under Steve McClaren but returned to the World Cup in 2010 in South Africa under Fabio Capello. [Full Article...]

Ryu takes 3-stroke lead over Canada's Henderson at KPMG Women's PGA

Ryu takes 3-stroke lead over Canada's Henderson at KPMG Women's PGA But once Ryu made a double bogey on the 17th hole by hitting her tee shot into the hazard, she allowed Park and Hataoka to share the lead, forcing a sudden-death playoff. But unsafe halted play as Park and Ryu battled for silverware, the latter having blown her overnight lead with a one-over 73. She made double bogey and dropped back into a three-way tie. [Full Article...]

Uruguay Coach Gives Update on Cavani’s Fitness Ahead of Quarter Final

Uruguay Coach Gives Update on Cavani’s Fitness Ahead of Quarter Final Suarez was less convinced by recent claims that Griezmann was half-Uruguayan because he plays with Diego Godin and Jose Gimenez at Atletico Madrid, drinks mate tea and even turned up at the airport wearing a Uruguay shirt to greet his teammates when they qualified for Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Thai mothers see footage of their sons trapped underground for 12 days

Thai mothers see footage of their sons trapped underground for 12 days Rescue experts have suggested the safest option would be to supply the children and their coach with food and medical supplies and wait for the water level to subside, which could take weeks or even months, but the expected heavy rainfall could complicate the equation. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo lined up for Juventus move

Cristiano Ronaldo lined up for Juventus move The rumour mill went into overdrive this week with reports of the possible transfer, with Sky Sport Italia reporting sources close to Juventus are now mulling the logistics of an offer for the 33-year-old. The report claims that Juventus are set to offer Ronaldo a staggering 4-year contract worth £26m-a-year. Ronaldo , whose Portugal side were knocked out of the World Cup at the weeke... [Full Article...]


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