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Euphoria over, back to reality for Southgate's England

Euphoria over, back to reality for Southgate's England Croatia's fans have traveled to all of their matches sporting the famed red-and-white shirts, but the players haven't been able to wear them since the opening match against Nigeria almost a month ago. "What we've done over the previous year is make decisions which have been right for keeping winning in the short term but also for mid- and long-term development". [Full Article...]

Luka Modric Wins Golden Ball

Luka Modric Wins Golden Ball The 32-year-old has stood out for the Vatreni in Russian Federation over the past month and is now joint-favourite with final opponent Kylian Mbappe to win the Golden Ball award . A career that would eventually take him to four Champions League wins with Real Madrid via Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League and Croatia's biggest club Dinamo Zagreb, began on the Adriatic coast in Zadar... [Full Article...]

Pogba reveals personal motivation to win World Cup final

Pogba reveals personal motivation to win World Cup final It lost in extra time in Paris in the final of the 2016 European Championship to Portugal. Having triumphed in those matches, the team has great self-belief and a sense of destiny in this tournament, which could help counteract the fact they'll be facing a younger, fresher France team which has played essentially 90 minutes less than the Croatians. [Full Article...]

Macron congratulates Putin for hosting 'perfect' World Cup

Macron congratulates Putin for hosting 'perfect' World Cup The Brazil legend tweeted his congratulations to Mbappe after the PSG star became just the second teenager to score in a final. "We are a bit sad but also proud of what we have done". Marc, 32, and his wife and four-year-old son were among those who went to the fanzone, which is walking distance to the Champs Elysees avenue where all national triumphs are celebrated. [Full Article...]

Angelique Kerber Beats Serena Williams to Win Wimbledon Championship

Angelique Kerber Beats Serena Williams to Win Wimbledon Championship Meghan last watched her friend in 2016, and may have sat on the same court as her future sister-in-law, as Catherine and William also attended that year. There are no holes. Kerber would bend real low, even putting a knee right on the grass to get a ball back. Before, she was playing for every girl that's dreamed of picking up a racket. [Full Article...]

Belgium vs. England - Football Match Report

Belgium vs. England - Football Match Report The Belgians grabbed an immediate lead through Thomas Meunier who netted the go-ahead goal inside the match's first five minutes, before doubling their lead in the game's final stretch through a late Eden Hazard strike. And the winning goal would come early. Belgium , meanwhile, have kept largely with their strongest team as manager Roberto Martinez aims to end the tournament on a high. [Full Article...]

Eden Hazard hints at possible Chelsea exit amid Real Madrid rumours

Eden Hazard hints at possible Chelsea exit amid Real Madrid rumours The 27-year-old is now in Russian Federation with the FIFA World Cup as Belgium have a third-place spot to win against England but was the standout player for both club and country this season. Chelsea have been unable to tie him to a new £300,000-per-week contract and last month Hazard challenged the club to make signings before he would commit. [Full Article...]

Isaiah Thomas agrees to deal with Nuggets

Isaiah Thomas agrees to deal with Nuggets Thomas regained some of his offensive pop during his brief run with the Lakers, averaging 15.6 points per contest and shooting nearly 40 percent, but was shut down when his ailing hip flared up late in the year. Thomas also struggled in Los Angeles, and eventually had surgery to fix the hip issue. Questions remained about his hip, overall health, and future in the league. [Full Article...]

Target Field Will Suspend Sale of Papa John’s Pizza

Target Field Will Suspend Sale of Papa John’s Pizza It's unclear how quickly Schnatter's image will be scrubbed from all campaigns. Schnatter is still on the board and is the company's largest shareholder - meaning he remains a key presence. Papa John's plans to pull founder John Schnatter's image from marketing materials following reports he used a racial slur. "Regardless of the context, I apologize", the statement said. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2018 -- Kevin Anderson wins men's semifinal match

Wimbledon 2018 -- Kevin Anderson wins men's semifinal match However, I am utterly shocked that the markets are finding it hard to split Nadal and today's opponent, Novak Djokovic , for the second semi-final, which will commence no earlier than 1500 United Kingdom time . Surprisingly, it wasn't the longest match in Wimbledon history. "In some ways he deserves to go through too", Nadal told the BBC after the match. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori to make semis

Wimbledon 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori to make semis The 24th-seeded Nishikori was able to attack Djokovic's second serve and had a chance to take the lead when he was 0-40 up at 2-2 in the third set. A tight third set turned in Djokovic's favour as Nishikori went wide and that was enough for the fired-up three-time champion to edge back in front as he served into a 2-1 lead. [Full Article...]

Cesc Fabregas pays tribute to Antonio Conte BEFORE Chelsea confirm sacking

Cesc Fabregas pays tribute to Antonio Conte BEFORE Chelsea confirm sacking Chelsea have fired manager Antonio Conte after a two-year tenure in which he won the English Premier League and FA Cup . Conte produced a record 30 Premier League wins during his maiden season, which has since been thwarted by Manchester City's 32 victories last season, while he now boasts Chelsea's longest consecutive league wins with 13. [Full Article...]

Jelena Ostapenko, first Latvian woman to reach Wimbledon semi finals

Jelena Ostapenko, first Latvian woman to reach Wimbledon semi finals The pattern continued in the second set as 2017 French Open champion Ostapenko's unforced errors - which totaled 35 by the end of the match - gave Kerber two more breaks of serve for a 5-1 lead. "Sometimes. I'm also complaining because I think it was a wrong call". "I feel good, I feel like I did better today, I had to", she told BBC Sport. [Full Article...]

Everyone is talking about Paul Pogba's form at Russian Federation 2018

Everyone is talking about Paul Pogba's form at Russian Federation 2018 While going to 30 minutes of extra time in all three of their sudden-death matches - not to mention emotional energy-sapping penalty shootouts in two - has proved beyond doubt Croatia's resilience, it has taken its toll. In Semi-finals, Croatia came from behind to win 2-1 against England , with Mario Mandzukic claiming the victor in the 109th minute after Ivan Perisic had earlier cancelle... [Full Article...]

Why It's Always a Bad Idea to Underestimate Serena Williams

Why It's Always a Bad Idea to Underestimate Serena Williams The Duchess of Sussex is to attend the Wimbledon ladies singles final on Saturday to watch her friend Serena Williams attempt to win a record-breaking 24th grand slam title. She also relocated to the south of Germany and cut back on playing doubles with Karolina Pliskova, who she reached the semifinals at Wimbledon with in 2016 only to lose to, you guessed it, the Williams sisters. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: May presses case for United States trade deal at dinner

Donald Trump: May presses case for United States trade deal at dinner During the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, Trump said the USA will "negotiate a fair deal if that's possible" and that America will "end up doing something very good with China". "It appears that President Trump got the message from the many Londoners who love and admire America and Americans but find his policies and actions the polar opposite of our city's values of inclusion, div... [Full Article...]

TV viewers prioritising World Cup over Wimbledon

TV viewers prioritising World Cup over Wimbledon However, as the nation gears up to watch England battle Croatia on July 11 for a place in the final, the All England Tennis Club has made a concession: Fans will be able to follow the action on their phones and tablets using the tournament's Wi-Fi signal. [Full Article...]

Will the Cleveland Browns draft Sam Beal?

Will the Cleveland Browns draft Sam Beal? Alexander announced his intention to enter the supplemental draft on June 1 after being ruled academically ineligible for the 2018 season . At least two national experts don't expect the Lions to participate in the draft. Jets) in 1990 and Duke quarterback Dave Brown (to the N.Y. Giants) in 1992. Virginia Tech corner Adonis Alexander was later selected by the Washington Redskins in the... [Full Article...]

France vs Belgium: Umtiti, Mbappe, Kante miss France training

France vs Belgium: Umtiti, Mbappe, Kante miss France training France coach Didier Deschamps doesn't view Tuesday's World Cup semifinal against Belgium as the chance for footballing revenge, but as an opportunity for his players to take another step towards fulfilling their full potential. The Red Devils overcame the tournament favourites 2-1 on Friday in Kazan, thanks to an own-goal from Fernandinho and a fierce strike from Manchester City's Kevi... [Full Article...]

Croatia have been 'underestimated', says coach Dalic

Croatia have been 'underestimated', says coach Dalic It's only right that Three Lions is number one on the chart. The Croats were to suffer a similar late reverse when eventual champions Portugal defeated them in extra-time of the Euro 2016 Last 16 clash. For while Croatia looked excellent in the group stages they've needed penalties to get past Denmark and then hosts Russian Federation in the knockout rounds. [Full Article...]


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