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Tenacious Simon takes Del Potro into second day

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In a 4hr 48min tug of war, Nadal overcame Del Potro 7-5, 6-7 (7), 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 to reach his first Wimbledon semi-final since 2011. Thankfully, no one was injured in the incident and Nadal could see the amusing side as he smiled, shook hands with the adoring fans he had intruded upon before returning to the court to continue his epic battle with Del Potro . Read More »

Du Plessis backs Steyn to roar back in Sri Lanka Tests

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South Africa: Dale Steyn returns and will be one of three pacers. South Africa , on the other hand, are playing their first series after AB de Villiers' retirement and it will be interesting to see how the middle-order stacks up in his absence. Read More »

Moe Wagner drops double-double against Warriors

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The 21-year old rookie scored 13 points (5/10 FG) (2/4 3FG) and grabbed 13 rebounds in what was his first double-double for the purple and gold. The 2017 AP SEC Player of the Year didn't play in the first Summer League game for the Heat, but then led the team in minutes in the second game, scoring 15 points and recording four steals. Read More »

England and Belgium battle for World Cup consolation prize

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The track list is as long as the month long World Cup itself, with over 100 tracks that includes global superstars such as: U2, Sia, Coldplay, Kanye West, AC/DC, and many more. "We are still living our dreams, we are so close", he said calmly from the team's hotel in the centre of Moscow. Gareth Southgate has urged his World Cup heroes to end their tournament in style by beating Belgium to bronze on Saturday. Read More »

Unai Emery happy to help Mesut Ozil rediscover Arsenal form

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I want to work with him with a new way and with an ambition to continue with this quality [he has] and help with this quality, [also] getting better with the team. Mesut is on holiday and I want him to be tranquil and calm. Arsenal manager Unai Emery has revealed that he is still unsure of who he will pick at his club captain . Read More »

Donald Trump back in Scotland ahead of Putin talks

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Trump is set to visit one of his golf courses in Scotland this weekend . 'I think having a president with those roots, that has spent so much time in those places, is a handsome thing'. "Whether you respect the person who holds that position or not, you respect the office that he holds", McIlroy, who is from Northern Ireland, wrote. Read More »

Serena Williams wins first match at Wimbledon since giving birth

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The 36-year-old will next take on the victor of Tereza Smitkova's clash with Viktoriya Tomova in the second round. Earlier this year, she was asked about her use of a corticosteroid at the 2015 French Open, which did not break any rules as she obtained a backdated Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE), and her response to the query was indignation. Read More »

Three Lions defender won’t scoff at third-place in FIFA World Cup

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Southgate has not yet indicated whether he will rotate his team for the game, but back-up goalkeeper Jack Butland said he would love to make his first World Cup appearance in St. "We will carry one another, we will have the energy, we know this is the biggest game of our lives". We want to leave the pitch with our heads held high. Read More »

Who will win the World Cup?

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It's just an anti-football team. However, Griezmann argued that Courtois's own club Chelsea do not play "Barcelona football" and insists that he is exclusively focused on helping his country to win a second World Cup crown. France have conceded four goals in six games en route to the final, three of which were scored by Argentina in a thrilling 4-3 victory in the round of 16. Read More »

Novak Djokovic has edge over Rafael Nadal in thrilling Wimbledon semi-final

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Another alternative to watch Wimbledon matches featuring Nadal live and free is to try out the FuboTV 7-day free trial which means you can check it out without any obligation to buy. Rafael Nadal described long-time rival Novak Djokovic as "one of the more complex" players he's ever met as they prepare to clash for the 52nd time on Friday with a Wimbledon final spot at stake. Read More »

Super-Mom Serena Williams into 10th Wimbledon final

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This is not inevitable for me, I had a really tough delivery and multiple surgeries and nearly didn't make it to be honest. - After a barren six-year spell marred by Wimbledon final defeats against Venus and Maria Sharapova, it was Serena's time to regain her throne. Read More »

Real Madrid Release Statement On Links With Neymar

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Juventus' stock price surged nearly 40 percent when the move was announced. However, there is only one man who knows if what Giggs asserted is true and what the reasons behind the move to Juventus were, and that is Cristiano Ronaldo . Read More »

Bulls on the verge of signing Jabari Parker

Either way, it's expected to be a two-year deal, a source said. Local sports anchor Scott Grodsky was able to get some video of Parker playing in the pickup game, which he shared on Twitter last night. He had his best season in 2016-17 - averaging 20 points, six rebounds and almost three assists in 50 games before suffering another knee injury. Parker, a restricted free-agent, and the Bulls are now progressing on an offer sheet deal that the Bucks aren't expected to match, and they could ... Read More »

Sarri agrees terms with Chelsea to succeed Conte

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Chelsea Football Club and Antonio Conte have parted company. The club also recorded the second-highest points tally in a Premier League season. However, Costa had a falling-out with Conte ahead of the 2017/18 season and he didn't play for the Blues again as he went AWOL in order to force a move to his former club Atletico Madrid. Read More »

Maurizio Sarri lined up to replace sacked Antonio Conte

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Following last season's campaign where the club finished outside of the Champions League places, Abramovich has made the decision to sack Conte. Their relationship has appeared strained ever since Conte took over at Stamford Bridge as Matic and Kante were preferred by the Italian, and the player has since admitted that the appointment was probably the reason he didn't make it in Spain's Russian Federation 2018 squad. Read More »

Pogba urges France to avenge Euros defeat

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However, France boss Deschamps started with Blaise Matuidi on the left wing for the last-four clash to give some cover. Griezmann played down the parallels between himself and such luminaries as Zidane, telling reporters: "I do not like "Grizou" too much", before describing his ordinary day-to-day habits of playing computer games and drinking tea. Read More »

Serena Williams fights back to reach Wimbledon semi-finals

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She'll be facing Serena Williams , the seven-time champion who hasn't lost a match at the All England Club since 2014 - though she missed last year's tournament while pregnant. However, injury cut that run short, rendering her unable to serve thanks to a pectoral muscle injury, and denying everyone a clash between Williams and Maria Sharapova . Read More »

Tour de France 2018

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Defending champion Chris Froome would lose eight seconds at the finish on rivals Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, Colombia's Nairo Quintana and Australia's Richie Porte . However, Groenewegen - who won the final stage on the Champs Élysées past year - seemed fresher and more powerful and beat all of his rivals by a sizeable margin. Read More »

Liverpool FC open talks to complete £13.5m signing

Liverpool have already strengthened their squad this summer with the £39m signing of Monaco midfielder Fabinho , and the arrival of Naby Keita from RB Leipzig. The former Basel winger was once one of the most coveted wingers in Europe, but previous stints at some of Europe's biggest clubs did not go well. "As a player you always want to be on the biggest stage in football". Read More »

John Isner, Kevin Anderson in Wimbledon epic

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The final set alone lasted for two hours and 50 minutes. Because of the length of the first match, that semifinal will be played with the roof closed. Isner then shrugged off needing treatment on a blistered serving hand, found time to usher a ladybird to safety before levelling the match in another tiebreak off his 19th ace. Read More »

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

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The cheeky jibe drew a large applause from the crowd, but did not impress BBC commentator and seven-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe. While one might think that such a closely fought match was an enthralling display of athleticism, as the game teetered back and forth in the fifth set, the opposite was true. Read More »

Man United boss Jose Mourinho opens up about Ivan Perisic

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But Ivan Perisic equalized in the second half before Mario Mandzukic netted an extra-time victor. Mourinho has been keeping tabs on the World Cup this whole summer after working with Russia Today as a pundit and he'll certainly be disappointed some of his stars couldn't make it to the final. Read More »

Jeremy Lin Traded To Hawks: Dennis Schroder On The Way Out?

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MORE: Are Nets Making A Play For Marcus Smart? Lin, 29, played in only one game last season with Brooklyn, sustaining a season-ending ruptured patellar tendon on opening night. The deal will also trade future second-round draft picks. As for the other deal, the Nuggets freed up $21 million in salary and potentially save $43 million in payroll and luxury tax next season, Wojnarowski reported. Read More »

Barcelona sign defender Lenglet from Sevilla

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The 23-year-old defender has played 73 times for Sevilla's first team, and has represented France at every level except for the senior side. It brings to an end a saga that has stretched several months, with the Catalan side having always been linked with the Frenchman. Read More »

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte sacked

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After his appointment in the summer of 2016, the Italian enjoyed a hugely successful first season in England , instilling belief in a damaged Chelsea side and leading them to the Premier League title. The main reason for the prolonged saga has been compensation. The Spanish midfielder's found playing time hard to come by under the Italian, but has admiringly fought for his place instead of pushing for a move elsewhere in the two seasons they spent together. Read More »

Xherdan Shaqiri Set For Liverpool Medical As Deal Agreed With Stoke City

All going well with the medical, the deal should be confirmed by Liverpool soon after - allowing Shaqiri to join up with his new teammates on their pre-season tour of the United States. But it looks like Liverpool have finally got their hands on another attacker and as long as there are no late complications, Shaqiri will become Klopp's third summer signing following the arrivals of Naby Keita and Fabinho . Read More »

Isaiah Thomas inks deal with Nuggets, Jeremy Lin joins Hawks

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After all, Denver's guard rotation is not that deep, so expect Thomas to average at least 25 minutes per game with the Nuggets . Isaiah Thomas has reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Nuggets. He's coming off a season in which he played in 15 games for the Cavaliers and in 17 games with the Lakers. The move reunites him with head coach Mike Malone, Thomas' former coach with the Sacramento Kings . Read More »

Surging Martin climbs 'the wall' to earn stage victory

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Dumoulin, who punctured six kilometres from the finish, rallied to come home 53 seconds down while Bardet - two times a podium finisher in Paris - swapped bikes with a team-mate at the foot of the two-kilometre climb but cracked on the steepest gradient to finish 31 seconds adrift. Read More »

India women's cricket coach Arothe resigns

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And I wish to see more honesty and more intent from the players to do that". It was at the instance of the same senior players that the BCCI appointed Arothe as coach . The Asia Cup loss is understood to have been the tipping point. One of the major reason of discontent was Arothe's training methods. Two mandatory practice sessions of roughly two-and-a-half-hours each in the morning and late afternoon, and an optional afternoon session, had been a feature of India's regime since previous ... Read More »

Fiat workers livid over Juventus' blockbuster deal with Ronaldo

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Spanish soccer giant Real Madrid Football Club agreed on July 10 to transfer five-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo to Juventus after he asked to leave. Added to that the likelihood that he will strengthen the team, it seems plausible that they will be more successful domestically and qualify routinely for the Champions League. Read More »

Confident Mahrez expects important City role

The story goes on to claim that Chelsea FC are willing to pay £57.4m for Jorginho after Manchester City had put an offer thought to be worth £48.6m on the table. "It's the past. Now I'm here". Now I'm here and I'm happy. Expert view: Mahrez will improve City: Manchester City completed the signing of Riyad Mahrez on Tuesday, with the Algerian signing a five-year deal with the Club . Read More »

Should the Milwaukee Brewers Keep Pursuing Manny Machado?

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Machado is the victor of a Platinum Glover Award as well as a three-time member of the AL All-Star team as a third baseman, but this season moved to shortstop and on Sunday was announced as the AL starter for the All-Star Game, as he beat out the likes of Carlos Correa , Francisco Lindor , Jean Segura and Andrelton Simmons . Read More »

Houston Astros tabbed for MLB All-Star game

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Players are selected in a few different ways to ensure each league is well represented. This is the second-straight year that the result of All-Star Game doesn't hold any significant value. Besides Kluber, Sale, Bauer, Verlander and Cole, the starting pitchers for the American League include Luis Severino of the New York Yankees , J.A. Read More »

Ferrari says Mercedes 'should be ashamed' after British GP comments

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Hamilton's Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas was third quickest, ahead of Kimi Raikkonen in the second Ferrari , Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull and, unexpectedly, Fernando Alonso of McLaren . By the end of lap three, Hamilton was 14th. Vettel's win means he now leads Hamilton by eight points in the drivers' championship, while Ferrari leads Mercedes by 20 points in the constructors' standings. Read More »

Charles Oakley arrested at Las Vegas casino

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Oakley was suspected of adding to or reducing his wager on a gambling game after the outcome was known", the report said. Oakley has been involved in a number of prior incidents in Las Vegas . "This is not a significant matter and we expect it to be resolved quickly", Alex Spiro, Oakley's New York-based attorney, told ESPN. The former NBA All-Star played three seasons with the Raptors from 1998 to 2001. Read More »

Barcelona Reportedly Make Contact in Bid to Sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea

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While the Blues are not keen to sell him, there are suggestions Hazard is considering his future and will take a decision based on the kind of players Chelsea sign this summer. The 22-year-old was in the Spain side for the World Cup but was knocked out by Russian Federation in the last 16. The report claims that Hazard would not demand an "astronomical" wage from Barca and his salary would be topped up by performance-related bonuses. Read More »

Wimbledon 2018: Rafael Nadal Braced For 'Complex' Novak Djokovic In 52nd Meeting

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The victor will play either John Isner or Kevin Anderson in Sunday's final. The Serbian is playing his best tennis for two years as he appears to have finally put injuries and poor form behind him. The pair have only met twice at Wimbledon , Nadal winning their 2007 semi-final when Djokovic retired hurt, the Serb gaining revenge in the 2011 final. Read More »

Gareth Southgate gave England staff handwritten notes before World Cup

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But when you get to this point and play as well as we did in the first half, you want to take those opportunities in life. But they gave us pride - and brought the whole nation together": "The Mail uses its front page to focus on the impact England's success at the World Cup has had beyond the world of football. Read More »

Donald Trump visit: How Americans living in the United Kingdom feel

Gorgeous said that Friday's march is also about showing solidarity with Trump voters, who, they said, will suffer under his government. The state visit was never actually scheduled - there has been fierce opposition to it in many quarters of Britain - and this trip is part of a working visit instead, meaning among other things that Mr. Read More »

Exhausted Croatia must draw on reserves for France final

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It was a tough day for England: after their overtime loss in a tight World Cup 2018 semifinal match against Croatia , the team had to let go of their high hopes for World Cup glory this year. "We are a nation of people who never give in, who are proud and who have character", he said. "Two players played with half a leg, but it didn't show", coach Zlatko Dalic said. Read More »

Serena Williams into 10th Wimbledon final

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For the second time in three years, Williams will face Angelique Kerber for the title. Kerber , who spent 34 weeks at world number one in 2016 and 2017, could be set for a rematch with Williams if the seven-time champion can get past Julia Goerges in the second semi-final. Read More »

Lucas Torreira's Agent Confirms Which Clubs Arsenal Beat To Sign Midfielder

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Meanwhile, Emery says he could name as many as five Arsenal captains this season as he continues to run the rule over his new stars. I want to work with him. "[His new contract] is a question for the player and for the club". "Normally we are thinking about the young player, the possibility to stay with us or go on loan to another team". Read More »

Trump stokes Britain's Brexit turmoil at start of visit

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Woody Johnson, US ambassador to the United Kingdom , has said a deal will be "a major priority" for Trump, calling Brexit "a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to change direction". "I'm very strong on immigration". Trump has done more damage to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in months than Russian Federation has in decades Trump takes credit for increased defense spending by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, but says "it isn't almost enough" Trump questions how Russian ... Read More »