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France dominates Uruguay to book spot in World Cup semifinals France dominates Uruguay to book spot in World Cup semifinals
- July 07, 2018

The 1998 champions will next face either Brazil or Belgium on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT) in St Petersburg. Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele, who joined the Spanish giants in a £135.5m deal last summer, began Les Bleus' first game against Australia but was replaced when Giroud was brought off the bench and has not started since. (more...)
England vs Sweden: Why is Zlatan Ibrahimovic not playing against England? England vs Sweden: Why is Zlatan Ibrahimovic not playing against England?
- July 07, 2018

Enthused by an exciting young squad and a potentially kind draw against Sweden in Saturday's quarter-final, England fans are starting to believe they can end a 52-year wait to win the World Cup . There's a whole lot more than a monumental step forward in the World Cup tournament on the line, however. There was a suggestion of irritation over this strand of pre-match build-up on Thursday, when John Stones told a news conference, "I want to say something but I can't" after Swedish attempts ... (more...)
Billy Preston, Collin Sexton, Cedi Osman headline Cavaliers Summer League roster Billy Preston, Collin Sexton, Cedi Osman headline Cavaliers Summer League roster
- July 07, 2018

The Warriors have three games scheduled over the course of the California Classic: the first against Miami Heat (July 2), the second against the Sacramento Kings (July 3) and the last against the Los Angeles Lakers (July 5). Carr was selected by the Pelicans with the No. 51 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. Billy Preston, an intriguing undrafted free agent that the Cleveland Cavaliers called immediately after the draft, headlines the Cleveland Cavaliers MGM Resorts NBA Summer League ... (more...)
Wimbledon ball girl in tears after being struck by Nick Kyrgios ace Wimbledon ball girl in tears after being struck by Nick Kyrgios ace
- July 07, 2018

I mean, I have a different approach. Tomic, who plays Kei Nishikori in the second round, said after his win that: "I feel like I'm a risky player here". "I love these courts so it's nice to get my teeth stuck into the tournament a little bit." Kyrgios, often criticised for his bad-boy image, even showed his gentle side after accidentally hitting a ball girl with a serve. (more...)
Henderson admits he may be off penalty duty after Colombia miss Henderson admits he may be off penalty duty after Colombia miss
- July 07, 2018

HE'S England's newest hero after his stunning save set up the Three Lions' first-ever World Cup penalty shoot-out win. Pickford had earlier made a stunning save from Mateus Uribe in normal time, but the game finished 1-1 when Yerry Mina cancelled out Harry Kane's 57th minute penalty with a header deep into stoppage time. (more...)
A European team will win the World Cup, again A European team will win the World Cup, again
- July 07, 2018

After a 2-0 victory over a disappointing Portugal side Uruguay will turn their attention to arguably the most impressive team in these 2018 World Cup finals in France. This may not be a popular opinion but England's sole World Cup success came with more than a little help from friendly officiating. Is the phrase a thinly disguised and rather uncomfortable call for a return to a more monochrome and mythologised version of England's past glories? Not since the home European ... (more...)
Marcus Smart reportedly frustrated with the Celtics Marcus Smart reportedly frustrated with the Celtics
- July 07, 2018

Marcus Smart reportedly is ticked off the Boston Celtics haven't approached him about a new contract. With a shortage of cap space around the league this summer, it's not a good market for restricted free agents. Based on the source's comments, Smart sounds prepared to eventually accept his qualifying offer, then plan to move on from the Celtics and explore unrestricted free agency next summer. (more...)
Diver dies in Thailand cave rescue operation Diver dies in Thailand cave rescue operation
- July 07, 2018

I don't want to say it, but it could be a catastrophe", he said. Divers released 30 tanks of air to try to restore healthy levels. Samarn was working with a partner placing oxygen tanks in a section of the cave. Engineers are working with the army, exploring an area they believe to be just hundreds of metres from where the boys and their coach are trapped. (more...)
Tony Parker to leave Spurs after 17 years with Spurs Tony Parker to leave Spurs after 17 years with Spurs
- July 07, 2018

The Spurs were interested in re-signing Parker. According to Wojnarowski, Parker called Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich to inform him of the decision to accept the Hornets' roster. Parker is the third player in National Basketball Association history to play at least 17 seasons with one team before leaving. This echoes what former San Antonio forward Sean Elliott said about Popovich and Leonard. (more...)
Saturday's Pringles Preview: Sweden face England, Russia and Croatia to clash Saturday's Pringles Preview: Sweden face England, Russia and Croatia to clash
- July 07, 2018

He said at the minimum his team would repeat the success it had at the World Cup in France in 1998 where it got the bronze medal. The first game on Friday sees Uruguay take on France , which means Luis Suarez vs. Both of them may have played their last World Cup-and even with all of their accomplishments, they will always be remembered by the tournament they could never conquer. (more...)
Grayson Allen Got Called For A Tripping Foul In NBA Summer League Grayson Allen Got Called For A Tripping Foul In NBA Summer League
- July 07, 2018

Through the first few days of Summer League action, passion and competitive fire are about all Allen or Young have to show for themselves. Utah Jazz rookie Grayson Allen and Atlanta Hawks rookie Trae Young got into a tiny scuffle during a summer league matchup on Thursday night. (more...)
Throng of volunteers gather to rescue Thai boys trapped in cave Throng of volunteers gather to rescue Thai boys trapped in cave
- July 07, 2018

Officials prefer to get the boys out as soon as possible because heavy rain expected by Saturday will nearly surely raise water levels in the cave again, making passage in some areas even more hard, if not impossible. The 12 boys and their coach were found deep inside the cave by two British cave divers on Monday, perched on a rock slab above flood waters, after nine days without food or fresh water. (more...)
Elon Musk offers help in Thailand cave rescue Elon Musk offers help in Thailand cave rescue
- July 06, 2018

Yesterday the target was an area known as chamber three - still at least two kilometres from the ledge where the boys are sheltering. Mr Musk initially explored whether The Boring Company , which he founded in 2016, could help rescue efforts using its " advanced ground penetrating radar ". (more...)
Carmelo Anthony Rumors: Rockets Interested Once Thunder Reach Contract Buyout
- July 06, 2018

The most likely result, even with a trade, is that Anthony would eventually become a free agent, making his ultimate destination and value a fascinating point of conjecture. The Thunder has until August 31 to use the stretch provision on Anthony's contract and have it apply to this season. For now, according to ESPN reporters, the Thunder will first begin looking into trade possibilities with teams that will be looking to clear a ton of cap space for the summer of 2019 when players like ... (more...)
Edinson Cavani still can't train, set to miss France clash Edinson Cavani still can't train, set to miss France clash
- July 06, 2018

The header seemed to be finding the back of the net, but keeper Hugo Lloris made sure he keeps his record clean throughout with one of the saves of the tournament. They won their only World Cup in 1998 on home soil, and in 2006 lost to Italy on penalties. Uruguay's population is about 3.5 million, while France's is around 67 million. (more...)
Bugs, 'lucky' foe send No. 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki out of Wimbledon Bugs, 'lucky' foe send No. 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki out of Wimbledon
- July 06, 2018

Wozniacki's day was heading in quite the opposite direction. "For her to keep this level, I would be very surprised if you saw her go far", said Wozniacki. The last 10% I feel like I would have had a chance or a good chance. Speaking of microscopic things, what happened to the ants? "But it was definitely a first for me here". (more...)
Sounds Like Meghan Markle Has Adopted British Accent Sounds Like Meghan Markle Has Adopted British Accent
- July 06, 2018

Ever since she Wednesday Prince Harry in May, eagle-eyed fans of the royal family couldn't help but notice one thing about Meghan Markle's outfits: they all seemed to be a similar kind of shade. She also talked about her wedding with a woman who complimented her on her bridal look. Fashion expert Lucas Armitage told Daily Mail: "I feel this is a clever styling tactic as it will always work with the Queen's look; she is known and applauded for her use of bright fun colours". (more...)
Dallas woman goes viral after playing matchmaker on plane
- July 06, 2018

On a July 2 flight from NY to Dallas, Blair and her boyfriend apparently swapped seats with a woman so they could sit together. Actress Rosey Blair and her boyfriend Houston Hardaway were flying home to Dallas together, and they asked a woman if she wouldn't mind switching seats so they could sit next to each other. (more...)
Federer and Serena exude class Federer and Serena exude class
- July 06, 2018

I think she played above her level and really raised it. 10th seed Madison Keys progressed easily. Slovakian Lacko, who is ranked 73rd in the world, saved two set points at 5-3 but couldn't prevent Federer from taking the first set on a rapid service game. (more...)
Paul George Catches Heat Over Explanation for Not Joining the Lakers Paul George Catches Heat Over Explanation for Not Joining the Lakers
- July 06, 2018

Felton made slightly more than $2.3 million last season. With the Oklahoma City Thunder way above the salary cap, the team is unable to partake in the splashy moves that define free agency and have no choice but to improve internally and worry about their own free agents. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association hits back at Diego Maradona's moan that Colombia were 'robbed' Federation Internationale de Football Association hits back at Diego Maradona's moan that Colombia were 'robbed'
- July 06, 2018

Colombian fans are not taking their World Cup exit at all well, it would seem, with the ambitious South Americans wanting Federation Internationale de Football Association to review two key decisions in Tuesday's defeat to England . Hopefully, they can continue with it. We have underestimated them for years. Every Swedish person in the world is proud, and we will be proud however it goes in the coming games. (more...)
Fabinho reveals why he didn't sign for Manchester United Fabinho reveals why he didn't sign for Manchester United
- July 06, 2018

The Anfield club completed the signing of the Brazilian, just days after losing to Real Madrid in the Champions League final in May. "So it makes sense that they play 45 minutes", he told the club's official website. I think Saturday will not be possible for him". Last season everyone made me feel welcome: the players, the staff, everyone. "I just have to keep my focus on enjoying myself on the pitch and giving everything". (more...)
Georgia QB Jake Fromm suffers broken hand in 'freak' accident Georgia QB Jake Fromm suffers broken hand in 'freak' accident
- July 06, 2018

Fields has already been pushing for playing time, and now he'll likely have more time to practice with the first-team offense while Fromm recovers. What the injury will affect is his work in the weight room. Fromm also made news this summer when he made an unexpected trip to the emergency room to have a fish hook removed from his leg. Usually, this wouldn't be considered a problem. (more...)
Xherdan Shaqiri confirms Premier League stay Xherdan Shaqiri confirms Premier League stay
- July 06, 2018

So are Shaqiri and Liverpool the flawless match for each other? However, the attacker wasn't able to prevent Stoke from being relegated to the Championship last season after they finished 19th in the Premier League and Shaqiri has made it clear his future now lies elsewhere. (more...)
Nadal Hopes ' Good Result' Ahead of Wimbledon Nadal Hopes ' Good Result' Ahead of Wimbledon
- July 06, 2018

While it may not seem like a big deal, it signalled the end of an nearly two-decade association with Nike, with whom Federer's trademark insignia has become synonymous with the company's tennis apparel. Federer, who had been wearing Nike since 1994, was still wearing Nike shoes. "However, we are thankful and proud to have been a part of Roger's incredible journey and wish him the best in the future". (more...)
Lewis will travel to Russian Federation if England make World Cup final Lewis will travel to Russian Federation if England make World Cup final
- July 06, 2018

They are obviously very capable people there, but our role if we get close enough will be to put pressure on, because we've seen that when you do put pressure on Mercedes mistakes do happen". "I think if you look at the season it's been like that for other teams too", he said. Renault failed to score points at the Red Bull Ring last week, with tyre issues pushing Carlos Sainz down the order and Nico Hulkenberg suffering a turbo failure after 11 laps. (more...)
Manchester City edging closer to deal for Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez Manchester City edging closer to deal for Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez
- July 06, 2018

City will pay Leicester an initial £60m for Algerian star Mahrez with a host of add-ons and extras. City kept a watching brief and were reported to be impressed by his return to the side and moved quickly once the summer internationals were over, to resume talks with their Premier League counterparts. (more...)
Manchester United have completed the signing of Stoke City goalkeeper Lee Grant Manchester United have completed the signing of Stoke City goalkeeper Lee Grant
- July 06, 2018

Foster made a total of 223 appearances during a seven-year spell at The Hawthorns. In addition, they face competition with West Ham and Premier League new boys Fulham, as well as Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach, having been credited with an interest in the 25-year-old. (more...)
Roger Federer's route to the Wimbledon final after Marin Cilic exit Roger Federer's route to the Wimbledon final after Marin Cilic exit
- July 06, 2018

He also got a fright from Kukushkin when he dropped the opening set at Wimbledon in 2014 so there was clear relief in his voice as he stopped for a BBC TV interview on his way back to the locker room after a second successive straight-sets win. (more...)
Diego Maradona apologises to Federation Internationale de Football Association for 'unacceptable' comments Diego Maradona apologises to Federation Internationale de Football Association for 'unacceptable' comments
- July 06, 2018

Former German captain Lothar Matthaus and Brazilian great Ronaldo were at the launch of FIFA's annual player awards in Moscow on Wednesday and Matthaus said he thought the referee should have been much stricter with Colombia's arguing and diving. (more...)

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