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Federer cruises into Wimbledon quarterfinals Federer cruises into Wimbledon quarterfinals
- July 09, 2019

Jo Konta powered her way towards a showdown with Serena Williams on Monday as the American was hit with an £8,000 fine for damaging a championship court at Wimbledon . The British player, though, suffered no such nerves when presented with two more on her following service game. To know I have the capability to stay there as long as I need to - even if I lose the first set, I know I have every opportunity to get back into the match. (more...)
Nadal enters Wimbledon quarter-finals for the seventh time Nadal enters Wimbledon quarter-finals for the seventh time
- July 09, 2019

In second place is his agnoletti Serena Williams won 337 times. And in this kind of form - after seeing off Nick Kyrgios and thrashing Jo-Wilfried Tsonga - Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer should be anxious. Rafael Nadal on Monday prevailed over Joao Sousa with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 win to extend his victory record at Wimbledon to 52 matches, one more than the legendary Bjorn Borg. (more...)
Mino Raiola confirms Paul Pogba wants United departure Mino Raiola confirms Paul Pogba wants United departure
- July 09, 2019

Marouane Fellaini left for China in January, Ander Herrera has joined PSG on a free transfer while Paul Pogba is being strongly linked with a move away this summer after expressing his desire to seek a new challenge. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer still considers Pogba integral and has involved him in his plans for next season. Leicester have signed Belgium global Youri Tielemans from Monaco on a four-year deal for a club record £40m. (more...)
ESPN Football Analyst And Super Bowl Winner Tedy Bruschi Recovering From Stroke ESPN Football Analyst And Super Bowl Winner Tedy Bruschi Recovering From Stroke
- July 08, 2019

Now, Tedy's Team will support Bruschi on his road to recovery. In February 2005, only 10 days after playing in Super Bowl 34 with the Patriots , Bruschi, 31 at the time, experienced temporary numbness, blurred vision and headaches and was taken to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with a mild stroke. (more...)
Federer beats Pouille for 350th Grand Slam match win Federer beats Pouille for 350th Grand Slam match win
- July 08, 2019

The considerable consolation for Dart is that by reaching the last 32 she had far exceeded expectations and her ranking will rise from its current 182 into the top 140. "I chat to my niece over and over and she just tells me, "You can go to infinity and beyond", she said, quoting iconic character Buzz Lightyear. Taking everything into consideration, I am going to pick Roger Federer to win this match. (more...)
New York Mets minor league affiliate's fireworks display goes up in smoke New York Mets minor league affiliate's fireworks display goes up in smoke
- July 08, 2019

The St. Lucie Mets, a Single-A team of the Mets located in Port St. Lucie, Florida, tried to have a fireworks show after the team's July 4th game. Instead, the team gave fans a moment they would never forget because they started a fire. (more...)
Africa Cup of Nations match report Egypt v South Africa Africa Cup of Nations match report Egypt v South Africa
- July 07, 2019

He added: "We will go into the game quietly believing that we can cause an upset, but knowing that we will have to play very, very well because this is a good Egyptian team and they will have massive support". Egypt started the match strongly and threatened through the likes of Mohamed Salah and Mahmoud "Trezeguet" Hassan. "We give opposition too much respect and I fear what we are going to do against Egypt ", Baloyi was quoted by Sowetan. (more...)
Kate Middleton reveals Prince George played tennis with his favourite player Kate Middleton reveals Prince George played tennis with his favourite player
- July 07, 2019

Royal connections have helped budding tennis player Prince George receive some coaching from one of the most talented men to swing a racket. Prince George may only be five years old, but he's already working on his tennis swing - and learning from the best. (more...)
Transfer: Barcelona president gives updates on Neymar, Griezmann deals Transfer: Barcelona president gives updates on Neymar, Griezmann deals
- July 07, 2019

Atletico Madrid have publicly denounced the behaviour of both Antoine Griezmann and Barcelona , while saying they have turned down a request from the Catalan side to defer payment on the forward. But Bartomeu admitted there was little prospect of the Brazilian rejoining the club he left in a world-record €222-million transfer to Paris Saint-Germain in 2017. (more...)
'A BOMB SHOULD EXPLODE HERE': Fognini explodes with Wimbledon rant 'A BOMB SHOULD EXPLODE HERE': Fognini explodes with Wimbledon rant
- July 07, 2019

Most of the time when you're on court, you're frustrated", he said. For sure, I was not happy about my performance today because I was knowing I have a lot to win in this case, because was I thinking I have a good chance to win. He was once thrown out of the US Open for some less than savoury comments directed at a female umpire, and is generally a bit of a tit. But having his financial penalty slashed now appears a lost cause after the 32-year-old's latest temper tantrum. (more...)
Lower-order power comes to Australia's rescue in Ashes Lower-order power comes to Australia's rescue in Ashes
- July 07, 2019

It was the constant chipping away, through small but consistent partnerships, which saw the tourists go 4-0 up in the multi-format series and leaving England with a lot of ground to make up if they are to wrestle back the Ashes . Nat Sciver became the first of Kimmince's victims, trapped lbw by one that skidded on, and Fran Wilson did not last long but Wyatt showed good objective in helping put on another useful alliance with Beaumont. (more...)
Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money
- July 07, 2019

The team has also been undefeated in a record 16 World Cup matches, surpassing Germany's run between 2003 and 2007. "I mean we're making a World Cup in Qatar happen , which shows you the kind of care they have about the men's World Cup considering all of the issues that are happening there". (more...)
England vs. Sweden - Football Match Report England vs. Sweden - Football Match Report
- July 07, 2019

England were then relieved not to see further sloppiness at the back punished in first-half stoppage time as Blackstenius took the ball off Steph Houghton and lofted an effort on to the roof of the net, and White saw a strike kept out by the outstretched leg of Hedvig Lindahl. (more...)
Perez makes £30m Leicester City switch — Magpie to Fox Perez makes £30m Leicester City switch — Magpie to Fox
- July 06, 2019

Losing Perez is a further blow to Newcastle, after Rafael Benitez left as manager of the club following the end of his contract on Sunday. A release clause in the Spaniard's contract left Newcastle powerless to stop him leaving, but a fee of around £30 million would have been hard to turn down in any case. (more...)
We can't stop gushing over Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's candid pic We can't stop gushing over Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's candid pic
- July 06, 2019

Virat Kohli who seems to be relaxed after Indian cricket team's entry into the semifinals of the World Cup also posted a photo of himself with his attractive wife Anushka. They defeated Bangladesh in their last match and qualified for the semi-finals, along with Australia, England and New Zealand, more or less. Take a look at them. (more...)
Tedy Bruschi "recovering well" after having a stroke
- July 06, 2019

Bruschi attended the University of Arizona 1991 to 1995. Bruschi, now 46, played for the Patriots his entire career, winning three Super Bowls before retiring after the 2008 season. 'About 1 in 3 people who have a transient ischemic attack will eventually have a stroke, with about half occurring within a year after the transient ischemic attack. (more...)
Meg-a fan: Denim duchess cheers on pal Serena at Wimbledon Meg-a fan: Denim duchess cheers on pal Serena at Wimbledon
- July 06, 2019

While there was no sign of Prince William or their baby son Archie , Meghan was spotted wearing a necklace with an "A" pendant. The seven-time victor, who has been injured for much of this year, found her range at the start of the second set and went on to beat the 18-year-old Slovenian 2-6 6-2 6-4. (more...)
Ash Barty cruises past Alison van Uytvanck in second round Ash Barty cruises past Alison van Uytvanck in second round
- July 05, 2019

The 31-year-old German, who came into the tournament in form having reached the final at Eastbourne, made her earliest exit since losing in the same round in 2013. She is the 15th seed at Wimbledon and beat Slovakia's Tamara Zidansek 6-1, 6-2 in 54 minutes on Court 17 on Thursday to cruise through to the third round. (more...)
Sri Lanka beat West Indies in a nail biter Sri Lanka beat West Indies in a nail biter
- July 05, 2019

Rihanna's reaction when Chris Gayle got out, head back in disbelief, summed up the overall feeling of the game over at 71-3. Rihanna supporting the West Indies at Durham. Sri Lanka's bowler Angelo Mathews, left, celebrates with teammates after dismissing West Indies' batsman Nicholas Pooran for 118 runs during the match. (more...)
Knicks canceled meeting with Kawhi Leonard to pursue other elite free agents Knicks canceled meeting with Kawhi Leonard to pursue other elite free agents
- July 05, 2019

According to reports, Leonard met with Raptors executives on Wednesday (July 3) to discuss re-signing with the champions. The Raptors are the only top team courting Leonard that can sign him to a five-year, Klaw-sized US$190 million. If the Lakers are successful in their pursuit of Leonard, they will instantly become the heavy favorites to win the 2020 NBA Finals. The team cleared cap space by trading Kristaps Porzingis, and also shedding the bad contracts of Tim Hardaway Jr. (more...)
Chelsea beat transfer ban to sign Kovacic Chelsea beat transfer ban to sign Kovacic
- July 05, 2019

It could prove their only permanent deal of the summer if they're unable to get the ban overturned . Meanwhile, Chelsea have opted against signing Kovacic's fellow loanee Gonzalo Higuain on a permanent basis. Kovacic told Chelsea's website: "I really enjoyed my season on loan with Chelsea ". Frank Lampard is expected to take over as the club's new manager in the coming days after Maurizio Sarri's departure at the beginning of the month. (more...)
Tottenham complete Jack Clarke signing & loan him back to Leeds United Tottenham complete Jack Clarke signing & loan him back to Leeds United
- July 04, 2019

Spurs paid €60 million (RM280.6 million) for the 22-year-old, with incentives worth an extra €10 million, eclipsing the club-record fee of £42 million they paid for defender Davinson Sanchez in 2017. The former Leeds' wing back will rejoin the Yorkshire club on loan for the 2019-20 Championship season. The duo formed an impressive partnership last season, though it was often disrupted by injury. (more...)
Megan Rapinoe not in U.S Megan Rapinoe not in U.S
- July 04, 2019

Whitlock believes Rapinoe's protests are more "organic" than Kaepernick's. Pride is a huge part of Rapinoe's personality. "There is a world of difference between inspiration and transformation - one is organic; the other is socially engineered". (more...)
PSG make Neymar transfer decision•••Guardiola expresses doubt PSG make Neymar transfer decision•••Guardiola expresses doubt
- July 04, 2019

The player's entourage told me: 'There are still a lot of things to sort, but it will get done'". It would be a win-win situation for both clubs as it would pave the way for Neymar to make his much-wanted return to Spain . He formed a feared attacking trident alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, scoring 68 goals for the club. La Liga president Javier Tebas has said he would rather Neymar does not return to La Liga if he can not improve his behaviour. (more...)
Three reasons to believe Kawhi Leonard is coming Three reasons to believe Kawhi Leonard is coming
- July 03, 2019

The Lakers who lost out to The Golden Warriors on their strategy to sign D'Angelo Russell have just one card to play to make a solid addition to their roster. For a while now, it has seemed the LA Clippers and the Toronto Raptors have been the favourites to sign him. Here's a list of the top 15 players still available. (more...)
Barcelona 'approach Neymar's representatives', Palace 'laugh off Arsenal's Wilfried Zaha bid' Barcelona 'approach Neymar's representatives', Palace 'laugh off Arsenal's Wilfried Zaha bid'
- July 03, 2019

The story is interesting for a number of reasons, none moreso than the fact that Arsenal are reported to have just £40m available as things stand to spend on new players this summer. The Cote d'lvoire worldwide is valued at £80m by Palace , while the club are also reluctant to sell their star player after agreeing a £50m deal with Manchester United for Aaron Wan-Bissaka. (more...)
United States reach World Cup final with dramatic win over England United States reach World Cup final with dramatic win over England
- July 03, 2019

There was an unwelcome surprise for England too with goalkeeper Karen Bardsley missing out with a hamstring injury and Carly Telford drafted in. Alex Morgan celebrates with teammate Rose Lavelle after scoring her team's second goal during the 2019 World Cup France semifinals vs. (more...)
Man Utd strike personal terms with Sporting CP midfielder Bruno Fernandes Man Utd strike personal terms with Sporting CP midfielder Bruno Fernandes
- July 03, 2019

And the Norwegian manager might not have long to wait to secure the services of the Sporting Lisbon midfielder. According to popular Portuguese newspaper, O Jogo , Manchester United and the agent of Bruno Fernandes have been in talks since Wednesday over a possible deal for the Portuguese worldwide midfielder. (more...)
Wimbledon 2019: Sam Querrey wipes out No. 5 seed Dominic Thiem Wimbledon 2019: Sam Querrey wipes out No. 5 seed Dominic Thiem
- July 03, 2019

He spoke to KFM on Tuesday morning. "I'm just going to do the best that I can now that I'm here". Roger Federer didn't suffer a shock exit at Wimbledon in his 2019 opener, but the record eight-time champion gave his millions of fans a minor scare when he lost a set against a player who grew up idolizing him - make that another one. (more...)
Vijay Shankar ruled out of CWC'19 Vijay Shankar ruled out of CWC'19
- July 02, 2019

In an official word by the Indian team, the management informed, " Vijay Shankar sustained a non-displaced fracture of the left big toe, which will require a minimum of 3 weeks to heal". Shankar has been ruled out of further participation in the marquee event due to a toe injury which he sustained after being hit by a Jasprit Bumrah yorker during a training session on June 19 in Southampton. (more...)
Cori Gauff, 15, Defeats Venus Williams at Wimbledon Cori Gauff, 15, Defeats Venus Williams at Wimbledon
- July 02, 2019

Williams had looked increasingly lost during the encounter, although she did break back in the second set and saved several match points, but sank to her knees by her racquet bag before walking off without waiting for the youngster. Japanese superstar slumped to a 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 defeat to 39th-ranked Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan who had defeated the world number two on grass in Birmingham two weeks ago. (more...)
Milwaukee Bucks: Grades for Robin Lopez’s two-year, $9.7 million deal Milwaukee Bucks: Grades for Robin Lopez’s two-year, $9.7 million deal
- July 02, 2019

The Pacers' will acquire Brogdon after losing forward Bojan Bogdanovic to the Utah Jazz. The Pacers have also agreed to sign shooting guard Jeremy Lamb , formerly of the Charlotte Hornets, according to Wojnarowski . The soon-to-be fourth year pro was the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2017 and won the ACC Player of the Year as a senior at Virginia in 2016. He was the Bucks' top priority in a free-agent class that includes Malcolm Brogdon and Brook Lopez . (more...)
Blazers, Lillard agree to $196M deal Blazers, Lillard agree to $196M deal
- July 02, 2019

Lillard, who led the Trail Blazers to the NBA Western Conference finals while averaging 25.8 points, 6.9 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game last season, was entering the penultimate year of a five-year, $139 million contract next season. Lillard ranks second in Portland franchise history with 12,909 points, trailing only Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler (18,040). The 26-year-old averaged 9.6 points per game in 27 contests with the Blazers after joining the squad mid-season via trade with the ... (more...)
Close to complete performance, says England's Bairstow on match against India Close to complete performance, says England's Bairstow on match against India
- July 01, 2019

England have yet to win the World Cup but Morgan said: "Having played how we did today is very encouraging for us". "The closest to a complete performance we have had". Captain Eoin Morgan said the two openers had been "magnificent to watch". At no point have I said that the public are not behind us. "I think the experience of guys now playing around the world in different competitions, especially in the IPL (Indian Premier League), allows people to get used to the noise, definitely the ... (more...)
Celtics rumors: Boston won't renounce Terry Rozier until they absolutely have to Celtics rumors: Boston won't renounce Terry Rozier until they absolutely have to
- July 01, 2019

And if Boston offers a deal bigger than the one their respective teams can offer, it very well may land them. Horford will be a good addition to the Sixers line up and give them added strength in the front court. Satoransky is a similar-type player who is more of a shooting guard but can run the offense if he needs to. The University of Louisville product started in place of Irving - expected to sign a max deal with the Brooklyn Nets in free agency - during the 2018 playoffs. (more...)
Raptors president ‘confident’ Leonard will return to champs Raptors president ‘confident’ Leonard will return to champs
- July 01, 2019

Players can not officially sign until July 6. Ujiri continued, "Kawhi is his own man". "DeMar came into our locker room and.to show you the classy human being he is, he came up to me and he hugged me", said Ujiri in the video above. The team's brand has grown immensely thanks to its run to the championship, but Ujiri thinks there is a larger runway still. "He's our player and he's a superstar on our team and we'll wait on that". (more...)
India ready to land knockout punch on England India ready to land knockout punch on England
- July 01, 2019

One has been sorely missed during a three-game absence and the other is the team's leading wicket-taker. I really like it. India, unbeaten in their six games, need just one win from their remaining three games to book a semi-final berth while Eoin Morgan's England must win both of their final games to guarantee progress. (more...)
Hamilton to honour memory of Niki Lauda with win in Austria Hamilton to honour memory of Niki Lauda with win in Austria
- June 30, 2019

Only once all grid penalties have been applied (there are six this weekend) are the empty spaces vacated by drivers with penalties removed from the provisional grid, meaning Hamilton drops three places to fifth with his penalty and then moves up one place to take the position vacated by Magnussen. (more...)
Wan-Bissaka’s move to Manchester United confirmed Wan-Bissaka’s move to Manchester United confirmed
- June 30, 2019

I think I will improve every step and learn different things around new team-mates. "I started out as a striker". Wan-Bissaka made a youth global appearance for the Democratic Republic of Congo in an 8-0 thrashing to England's under-17s and is still eligible for the African country. (more...)
Australia beat New Zealand by 86 runs at World Cup Australia beat New Zealand by 86 runs at World Cup
- June 30, 2019

Instead Finch and his strike bowlers are going all out in a repeat of the 2015 World Cup final, knowing just how vital it is to get another win under the belts as knockout cricket rapidly approaching. Meanwhile, the Black Caps can no longer afford to rest players in their final group game against England at Emirates Riverside on Wednesday. After Australia fell to 92 for 5, Khawaja steadied the innings with 88 and combined in a century stand with Alex Carey who hit 71. (more...)