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Hamilton secures scorching home British GP pole ahead of Vettel Hamilton secures scorching home British GP pole ahead of Vettel
- July 13, 2018

Raikkonen was awarded a ten-second penalty for his trouble, which was at least double the sanction given to his team-mate Vettel for wiping Valterri Bottas a week ago but nowhere near the handicap suffered by Hamilton. The race had shortened to an 11-lap sprint, 11 laps for Bottas to keep Vettel in his mirrors and Hamilton to keep Raikkonen, who went past Max Verstappen's fading Red Bull around Stowe, off his tail. (more...)
Wimbledon 2018: Rafael Nadal in stands, Novak Djokovic incensed during wins Wimbledon 2018: Rafael Nadal in stands, Novak Djokovic incensed during wins
- July 13, 2018

In an odd-numbered year, the exit of Roger Federer in a five-set thriller, followed immediately by the triumph of Rafa Nadal in a five-set thriller on Centre Court, would have dominated the sports pages, but unfortunately for tennis fans, England had to go and get to and get beat to Croatia. (more...)
Fans thank England for 'making nation dream' Fans thank England for 'making nation dream'
- July 12, 2018

However, Kane has not added to his tally since that Colombia match during the round of 16 and Neville is adamant England's star striker picked up an injury during the clash against the South Americans and has been playing hurt ever since. The fans were awesome, " Kane said. It will be a really hard task to assess everybody over the next 24 hours and get them mentally back to where we want them to be for a game like that, but that will be the challenge. (more...)
Trump visit to United Kingdom begins on awkward note
- July 12, 2018

But there are still plenty of detractors, as loudly demonstrated by a passenger in vehicle driving past the United States flag-adorned pub who shouted "F*** Trump", to which Mr Smyth chuckled. While Trump on Friday is having lunch with Prime Minister Theresa May at her Chequers country estate or sipping tea with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, tens of thousands of demonstrators - maybe more - are planning to gather in London's Trafalgar Square to protest the president and his ... (more...)
Riyad Mahrez unconcerned by Manchester City competition: 'I never thought about that'
- July 12, 2018

Despite City spending £60m on the 27-year-old, questions have been asked about where the former Leicester forward will fit into Pep Guardiola's plans. "Competition is part of football and it is good because everyone can improve". "I am very confident in myself and I hope to help the team to improve". (more...)
Fulham beats Premier League giants in the hunt for Seri Fulham beats Premier League giants in the hunt for Seri
- July 12, 2018

Chelsea are well-stocked with midfield options and it's believed that they are keen to offload Danny Drinkwater, too, indicating that a move for a central midfielder would come as something of a surprise. Arsenal have been actively looking to bolster their midfield options ahead of next season, with Uruguay global Lucas Torreira set to join the club from Sampdoria. (more...)
Chelsea winger Kenedy set to return on loan Chelsea winger Kenedy set to return on loan
- July 12, 2018

If the move goes through, Kenedy will once again be looking to play on a regular basis under Benitez at Newcastle. Kenedy , in his six months at Tyneside, made 13 Premier League appearances, scoring twice and providing two assists, thus impressing Magpies boss Rafa Benitez to pursue his trail for another deal. (more...)
Wimbledon 2018 -- Angelique Kerber advances to final Wimbledon 2018 -- Angelique Kerber advances to final
- July 12, 2018

With her compatriot already advancing to the final, Goerges hoped to make it an all-German affair, but Williams proved too strong in the second of two disappointingly one-sided semi-finals. She won the grass-court tournament the last two times she played it, in 2015 and 2016, before missing it a year ago while pregnant. Facing the mighty Williams woman will be her toughest task of her comeback plan and Goerges, who has climbed to 10th in the world this year and has earned over $7m in her ... (more...)
Arsenal Confirm Matteo Guendouzi Has Joined The Club Arsenal Confirm Matteo Guendouzi Has Joined The Club
- July 12, 2018

Emery, who replaced Arsene Wenger after the Frenchman stepped down in May, said a big club like Arsenal should always remain open to new signings but insisted he is happy with the squad he has available. "I know him [N'Zonzi] but we didn't do movement for him", he said. Ramsey has entered the final year of his Gunners deal and Chelsea, Manchester United and Barcelona have been tentatively linked with him amid his contractual stand-off. (more...)
This Is the Most Tender Photo of the World Cup So Far This Is the Most Tender Photo of the World Cup So Far
- July 12, 2018

The supporters were in dreamland when Kieran Trippier curled a David Beckham-esque free kick into the top corner in the fifth minute. The French topped Belgium 1-0 in their semifinal matchup on Tuesday to advance to the final and have a shot at winning their second World Cup final (they took the title in 1998). (more...)
Trade and tea with queen for Trump in a Britain in 'turmoil' Trade and tea with queen for Trump in a Britain in 'turmoil'
- July 12, 2018

Mass protests are expected to greet Donald Trump as he arrives for his first visit to Britain as president. "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, diversity, and tolerance", mayor Khan said in January. (more...)
Sarri identifies five signings for Chelsea
- July 12, 2018

Missing out on Champions League spots under Antonio Conte was a huge issue and we can not spend another year out of Europe's elite club competition. Asked if he thinks Sarri will end up at Chelsea , De Laurentiis added, "I do not know". Juventus defender Daniele Rugani, who worked with Sarri for two seasons at Empoli, could be the first player to join in a £25m deal. (more...)
Serena Williams to face Angelique Kerber in the Wimbledon Ladies' final Serena Williams to face Angelique Kerber in the Wimbledon Ladies' final
- July 12, 2018

To be in the semifinals". 'I don't know what to say right now. But when it actually happens, it still is, like, 'Wow, this is really happening'. "But I feel like every time I lose, I get better", she said. Still, Kerber had some trouble closing things out. She served for the victory at 5-4 in the second set, but got broken. Nine-time Wimbledon champion and BBC pundit Martina Navratilova said: "She's been healthy here, hitting the ball hard and the seas have parted for her". (more...)
Harry Kane says England defeat will hurt for a long time Harry Kane says England defeat will hurt for a long time
- July 12, 2018

Four years is a long time to wait for the next chance". "It's to go again and try to achieve our dreams". England were eventually knocked out of that tournament by Germany on a penalty shootout, Southgate the only man to fail with his spot kick. (more...)
'They make good love in Croatia!' - Lovren explains incredible talent pool 'They make good love in Croatia!' - Lovren explains incredible talent pool
- July 12, 2018

He said: "It feels incredible, especially after everything that was said about us before the game". "I think people should recognise that I'm one of the best defenders in the world and not just talk nonsense I will say". Before this game they said we are exhausted but we showed in extra-time we had fresher legs than them. If Lovren and his team-mates can control Mbappe and manage the alternative threats of Olivier Giroud and Antoine Griezmann on Sunday in Moscow, Croatia will have a ... (more...)
A Single Goal Sends France To The World Cup Final A Single Goal Sends France To The World Cup Final
- July 12, 2018

Deschamps is aiming to join Germany's Franz Beckenbauer and Brazil's Mario Zagallo as the only men to have won the World Cup as both a player and a manager. This is mainly why South Africans are so proud that France have reached the 2018 Fifa World Cup final. The French beat Germany in the Euro 2016 semi-final setting up an encounter in Paris against then-underdogs Portugal, who stunned them 1-0 in extra time to win the continental title. (more...)
Hales out of first ODI against India due to side injury Hales out of first ODI against India due to side injury
- July 12, 2018

Farbrace insisted Root still has a role as England build towards two Twenty20 World Cups in two years in 2020 and 2021 and he will definitely return to the middle order for Thursday's first one-day worldwide at Trent Bridge. A side injury to Alex Hales will keep him out of the opening One Day International against India at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Thursday (July 12). (more...)
Nigeria's Umar Sadiq close to Rangers deal Nigeria's Umar Sadiq close to Rangers deal
- July 12, 2018

The move, which is subject to worldwide clearance, will see the 22-year-old become Steven Gerrard's eighth signing of the summer. Rangers have confirmed the signing of Lassana Coulibaly on a season-long loan from Angers. "In Nigeria we do follow the English Premier League but also the Scottish Premiership ". Capped nine times by Mali, Coulibaly will be part of a cast of players expected to star in Gerrard's first top-flight football managerial test. (more...)
Jesus Aguilar, Jean Segura win online vote for final all-star spots Jesus Aguilar, Jean Segura win online vote for final all-star spots
- July 12, 2018

The Red Sox will be sending five players to Washington, D.C., for the All-Star Game: Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez, Chris Sale, Craig Kimbrel and Mitch Moreland. Louis Cardinals . Now in its 17 season, the All-Star Final Vote has recorded over 845 million votes. Jesús Aguilar of the Milwaukee Brewers won the NL half of the Final Vote. (more...)
Dejan Lovren makes SHOCK revelation after Croatia beat England Dejan Lovren makes SHOCK revelation after Croatia beat England
- July 12, 2018

Few are as accomplished as Croatia, even when they are on the brink of exhaustion following two successive penalty shootouts, and as England ran out of ideas, Luka Modric was able to pick holes in their defensive lines time and again. England take on Croatia in the World Cup this evening. "Everybody kept telling me, 'I'm ready". They're a likable group with a likable manager, and they can really play. (more...)
Ian Wright Risks Knuckle Sandwich In On-Air Row With Roy Keane Ian Wright Risks Knuckle Sandwich In On-Air Row With Roy Keane
- July 12, 2018

Ahead of the game, Keane was already drawing the ire of English supporters on the "It's Coming Home" bandwagon. England are out of the World Cup and Roy Keane is reminding everyone when they should be happy. Keane, never one to let a potential dust-up pass, wasn't letting Wright forget that 1966 world champions England had been sent packing. "The things is we were just trying to like.we were happy and you weren't happy for us being happy at that time". (more...)
Brits will drink 10 million pints tonight during semi-final against Croatia Brits will drink 10 million pints tonight during semi-final against Croatia
- July 12, 2018

Because for all the love this young and dynamic England team has earned - and earn it they did - in taking a country badly in need of some good news on the global stage on an unforgettable ride over the last month, reaching their first World Cup semifinal in nearly 30 years, there's no guarantee they'll get a better chance to play for a major title. (more...)
Wales name Wayne Pivac as Warren Gatland’s successor Wales name Wayne Pivac as Warren Gatland’s successor
- July 12, 2018

Pivac, 55, who will be the 23rd Wales national coach since David Nash was appointed head coach in 1967, said he would do as much as possible to protect the legacy of Gatland. 'I'll do everything in my power to live up to the expectations of the hugely passionate and knowledgeable rugby loving Welsh public'. "It will be an almighty challenge, but one that I'm more than ready for and one that I will relish". (more...)
Thailand football team won't attend World Cup final Thailand football team won't attend World Cup final
- July 12, 2018

Asked whether the remaining four "Wild Boars" team and their coach would come out at the same time in the next rescue effort, he said: "It depends on the plan". "The first day we spent 11 hours, yesterday we spent nine hours, we hope we can do it [today] quicker or at least as quick as yesterday". In addition, Scott's wife grew up with Sgt. (more...)
Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight dies at age 39 Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight dies at age 39
- July 12, 2018

Knight's body was found at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, and he was pronounced dead shortly thereafter by the Phoenix Fire Department. While the Maricopa County Medical Examiner has yet to announce an official cause of death, police say there were no signs of foul play, according to ESPN . (more...)
AFP photographer becomes part of Croatia World Cup goal celebration AFP photographer becomes part of Croatia World Cup goal celebration
- July 12, 2018

Vrsaljko, who plays for Atletico Madrid, had struggled to be ready for the match after playing in two previous extra-time matches, but he found the strength to lift his exhausted, battered team to a comeback win. Eric Dier has warned England will face one of the best players in the world tonight. Among them were father and son Joe and Andrew Settle, from Bolton, who have never travelled away with England but decided they could not miss the chance to see the national side in a World ... (more...)
Nadal marches past Vesely into Wimbledon last 8 Nadal marches past Vesely into Wimbledon last 8
- July 12, 2018

Nadal ended the four-hour-and-48-minute thriller with a backhand volley victor past a lunging Del Potro who ended the contest lying flat on his stomach. A blistering, nearly joyous whipped forehand sealed the set for Nadal and they went to a fifth. Nadal slipped mid-court twice in the fifth game, but stayed upright to break with a cracking angled backhand. (more...)
Ken Giles sent down to Astros' Triple-A affiliate after 9th inning meltdown Ken Giles sent down to Astros' Triple-A affiliate after 9th inning meltdown
- July 12, 2018

The Houston Astros won Tuesday's game against the A's in ridiculous fashion , but it wasn't all smiles for the AL West leaders. Astros reliever Ken Giles has been demoted to Triple-A after an outburst during the ninth inning of an Astros win Tuesday. (more...)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Supplemental Draft may provide answers at cornerback Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Supplemental Draft may provide answers at cornerback
- July 12, 2018

In the case of Beal, he has been declared academically ineligible for the 2018 season. After looking like a potential high draft pick, he took a step back in 2017, playing in just eight games and recording 27 tackles and one interception. He was already touted as the best cornerback of the 2019 class and National Football League teams will be itching to get him on board a year ahead of schedule. (more...)
Sagan back with a bang to claim Tour yellow jersey Sagan back with a bang to claim Tour yellow jersey
- July 12, 2018

Among those to take advantage were two riders who lost 51 seconds to some of their rivals on Saturday, Adam Yates, whose Mitchelton-Scott team were first off the ramp this afternoon, as well as defending champion Chris Froome , with Team Sky the next to start. (more...)

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