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Zimbabwe set target of 195 for Pakistan to chase in second ODI


Pakistan ´s Usman Khan celebrates with teammates after taking a wicket during the first one day global (ODI) cricket match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on July 13, 2018. Zimbabwe's playing XI was unchanged from the first game on Friday, while Pakistan also made no changes to the team that stormed to a 201-run win in that game. Read More »

Liverpool make world-record swoop for Roma stopper Alisson

Last season Alisson kept 15 Serie A clean sheets for Roma and helped the club to finish third and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League. Currently, the largest fee ever paid for a goalkeeper is the €52 million that Gianluigi Buffon cost Juventus in 2001 so wherever Alisson goes, he will be responsible for the smashing of that record. Read More »

Jack Draper thrills Wimbledon crowd but narrowly misses out on junior title

Though he won the first set easily, Tseng had to overcame some adversity after dropping the second set to Jack Draper of the United Kingdom to eventually power through to a 6-1, 6-7 (2/7), 6-4 victory. Tseng, also 16 and up to 601 in the senior rankings, won the first four games before Draper got on the scoreboard. Watched by a packed Court One, who were vocal in support for the young Briton, Draper gave himself hope by taking the second set but was let down by a huge 42 unforced errors. Read More »

Truex repeats as winner at Kentucky


Reigning champion and defending race victor Martin Truex Jr . starts on the pole while the sport's youth movement looks to follow last week's victor Erik Jones and secure their spot in the playoffs. Kevin Harvick , Kyle Busch, Ryan Blaney and Paul Menard rounded out the top five. He was followed by Busch, Jimmie Johnson, Truex and Alex Bowman . Read More »

Jamie Murray is eyeing a piece of doubles history at Wimbledon


Victoria Azarenka and Jamie Murray encountered difficulties with attacks. "It's been awesome", Murray said. "It was a lot of fun to play with Vika". 'If I stopped tomorrow I'd be pretty happy with what I've accomplished but I still feel I can do a lot more in the game'. I was disappointed at my performance. Read More »

All Hail The Queen Of Hugs — Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović


After the match, she was her effusive self, giving hugs to players from both sides and sharing light moments with France president Macron, who was on the verge of exploding with joy. This has raised a few eyebrows in Croatia as some believe the slick and handsome Emmanuel Macron may end up wooing their attractive president. After the team lost 4-2 in a wholehearted effort against France , their President embraced them one by one as rain poured over the Luzhniki stadium. Read More »

Chelsea reportedly consider re-signing Petr Cech


The Express have picked up on another story by HLN , this time suggesting that Real and Chelsea are in advanced talks over a move for Courtois. Chelsea's play-maker Eden Hazard has been urged to quit the Stamford Bridge outfit for Real Madrid this summer by his coach at the national team Roberto Martinez. Read More »

Alexis Sánchez misses the start of Manchester United’s American tour


Spurs seem to be on the cusp of achieving something very special under Pochettino, and the addition of someone with the 29-year-old winger's quality could be just what they need to make the jump up to that elusive next level. " Manchester United would be a much improved side with him in their line-up". " I managed to grab some lunch with him a week or so before I joined up with the boys and he gave me a little rundown on the club, who to avoid speaking to and who to cosy up to! ". Read More »

Chelsea looking to pip Liverpool to Alisson signing


Liverpool have reportedly made a bid in excess of £60 million for Roma goalkeeper Alisson . The potential bid would shatter the world record fee for a goalkeeper, which was the £35m Manchester City paid Benfica for Ederson last summer. Read More »

Best Amazon Prime Day UK Deals (2018): Books, Echo, Games, More


Shoppers who went to the site looking to grab a sweet deal were greeted with images of cute dogs, and a message that read, "Sorry, something went wrong on our end". Prime Day also usually helps boost the number of Prime memberships. The strike action comes as it was announced that the net worth of Jeff Bezos , Amazon founder and chief executive, rose to more than $150bn on Monday. Read More »

Chelsea Transfer Rumors: Eden Hazard Staying, Courtois Out

Los Blancos remain keen to replace the departed Ronaldo with a "Galactico" signing, and have reportedly identified Chelsea's Eden Hazard as the ideal man. A solid performance for third-place Belgium only confirmed that notion even more, which would make his departure a hard one for Chelsea to try and replace. Read More »

Mets' Jacob deGrom on Yankees trade rumors: 'That's out of my control'


Without an extension, he would have to make perhaps 70-plus starts until free agency with the potential for both injury and a dip in what has been durable elite performance since the beginning of last season. He now has 15 home runs for the season, nine of which have come since June 21. Oswalt took the loss despite pitching impressively in his third big league start Tuesday night, when he allowed three runs on just one hit - a three-run double by opposing pitcher Aaron Nola - over a ... Read More »

World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

After the parade France's newest idols will be welcomed at the Elysee Palace by Emmanuel Macron, whose office has already promised the Legion of Honour for the victors' "exceptional services" to the country. French President Emmanuel Macron dabs with Paul Pogba after France took out the World Cup. The victory came at a time when many French were in need of good news. Read More »

Oddsmakers see clear favorite in Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes

San Antonio would also have to throw in another player to make the salaries work. Let's take a look at what the Raptors roster and projected starting lineup could look like if the Raptors traded for Leonard. Bleacher Report suggests the Raptors would nearly certainly have to send over DeRozan in a trade. As the Kawhi Leonard saga continues to unfold in San Antonio , the question on everyone's mind is where will he land. Read More »

Manchester United want to sign Croatia duo Perisic and Rebic for £92m


Pogba impressed for Les Bleus at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, scoring in their 4-2 final win over Croatia on Sunday on their way to lifting the prestigious trophy. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to bolster his attack in the summer transfer window with new arrivals and signings. Rebic has caught Mourinho's eye playing on the opposite side to Perisic and is thought to be valued at around £44m. Read More »

Brewers, Phillies Appear To Be Favorites For Machado


Machado insists he's not thinking about whether Tuesday night might be his last in Orioles attire. "Manny to the Phillies come Wednesday morning", reports Giglio, citing a friend in the industry with a source embedded inside the Orioles organization. Read More »

Harrington keen to take it all in again at Carnoustie

Course strategy has been at the forefront of early Open week discussion. Weather conditions are typically the reason. "Traditionally, the guys who have done well over the years have been wonderful feel players and wonderful lag putters because a lot of times it is hard to get the ball close and you have numerous putts from 40 or 50 feet". Read More »

Over 10 per cent of Croatia's population welcomes World Cup heroes home


President Vladimir Putin said Russian Federation could be "proud" of its hosting of the football World Cup, judging it a success "in every respect" after Sunday's (Jul 15) final. The tournament, however, proceeded without any significant organisational hitches, violence and evidence of racism or harassment of visitors. Croatian players celebrate after Croatia's Ivan Perisic scored his side's opening goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in ... Read More »

Russian media finds Putin all powerful and Trump pitiful after the summit


Mr Putin was not amused. Trump held his meeting just days after a special prosecutor in the United States indicted 12 Russian agents for stealing Democratic Party documents to help him win the vote. He said he is sure that he and Mr Putin will meet again often in the future. Toomey added, "Putin insists that the Russian government has nothing to do with meddling in our elections". Read More »

Highlanders beat Rebels 43-37 in Super Rugby


The makeshift five-eighth scored 29 points, including three of his team's four tries and a six-from-six goalkicking return. A bonus point to the Rebels means the Brumbies' slim finals hopes have ended. Hodge plucked the ball out of the sky to put the Rebels in front again but centre Tei Walden hit back for the Highlanders before the break and Lima Sopoaga would have tied up the scores at 24-24 had his conversion not come back off the upright. Read More »

Usain Bolt could finally realise dream of becoming a professional footballer


Watch the full story above! Football agent Tony Rallis, who has been working on the deal, told Sky Sports Radio's Big Sports Breakfast Tuesday it has been agreed "in principle. The A-League is the country's top professional soccer tier and run by Football Federation Australia . Can the Jamaican sprint king make a career from football? The 100m and 200m world record-holder trained with Norwegian club Stromsgodset last month and Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund in March. Read More »

Alisson Becker 'set for Roma talks over future'


Alisson made 49 appearances for Roma previous year, in what was his second season at the club following his transfer from Internacional. Gianluca Di Marzio claims that Alisson's agent Ze Maria Neis will speak to Roma today and explain that his client wants to leave the club, should a suitable offer arrive. Read More »

The Most Brutal Fortnite Emote Featured In The World Cup Final


After a questionable call from the referee and a quality strike in the bottom-left corner, Griezmann ran to the crowd and performed the "Take The L" emote from Fortnite Battle Royale. The Ligue 1 club is looking forward to surprising its 60 million social media followers with even more engaging online content as a result of the partnership, it says. Read More »

Comment: Does Putin have something on Trump?


Well, first of all, all of us have plenty of political rivals. During the 46-minute event, Trump broke with his own intelligence chiefs on whether Russia meddled in the 2016 election, endorsed the idea of granting Russians access to USA intelligence officials in their own investigations, and made no mention of Russia's annexation of Crimea. Read More »

France World Cup win 'as beautiful' as 1998 victory for Deschamps


Team captain and goalie Hugo Lloris , brandishing the trophy from soccer's eminent tournament, and coach Didier Deschamps led the team onto the red carpet at the Elysee courtyard. The problem arose when large amounts of fans gathered at the store trying to purchase France's new shirts that feature two stars, signifying the country's two World Cup championships. Read More »

'Circus freak show': A-League under fire over Usain Bolt 'gimmick'

Bolt played in a charity match for Unicef last month in London, captaining a "Soccer Aid World XI" team that featured Robbie Williams, Kevin Pietersen and Yaya Toure. "He may be playing in the A-League this season". "But if he comes and he's as good as our reports are saying that he can be, then that would be very exciting and I'm sure that this stadium would be pretty full every time he put the boots on". Read More »

Rangers vs. Shkupi - Football Match Report


Goals from winger Jamie Murphy and skipper James Tavernier helped Rangers beat the visiting minnows at the Ibrox Stadium but Gerrard, a former England and Liverpool captain, was underwhelmed that his team did not finish off the tie. Gerrard feels that only one away goal for his team will be enough to subdue Shkupi's hopes of causing an upset. "I think the scoreline suggests that Shkupi have to be aggressive". Read More »

Home Run Derby could see madness ensue


Not only did Harper pull off the win in front of his adoring fans, but he also did with his dad pitching to him. Should MLB be exposed for potentially rigging the Derby, or should we all just sit back and bask in the glory that was this year ending? No reason, really. Read More »

Phillies' Rhys Hoskins unconcerned about Home Run Derby impacting his swing


Those two are the same side of the bracket as top-seeded Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar and No. 8 seed Philadelphia Phillies first baseman/left fielder Rhys Hoskins . Harper will face Freddie Freeman from the Atlanta Braves who is appearing in the first Home Run Derby of his career while also getting the nod for his first All-Star Game appearance since 2014. Read More »

Anderson Cooper of CNN calls Trump-Putin news conference 'disgraceful'


With attempts to reset relations with Russian Federation by former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Browder said appeasement simply doesn't work with a criminal like Putin. "There is no question that Russian Federation interfered in our election". U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in 2016 that Russian Federation was behind an effort to tip the scale of the USA election against Hillary Clinton, with a state-authorised campaign of cyber attacks and fake news stories planted on ... Read More »

Mesut Ozil to travel with Arsenal for pre-season tour of Singapore


As reported by Sport Review , the Spaniard said: "In my opinion, I've said to Ivan [Gazidis], Raul [Sanllehi] and Sven [Mislintat] that I think he's an important player for me". His starting lineup for the first half included Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette up front, while new centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos made his Arsenal debut - as did 17-year-old midfielder Emile Smith Rowe. Read More »

Trump Leaves GOP, Intelligence Community and Allies in the Hot Seat


Rosenstein also risked angering Russian President Vladimir Putin by claiming his country's GRU - equivalent to the Central Intelligence Agency - then spread the stolen documents online. U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) speaks with news media at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, U.S., July 16, 2018 . Asked if Russian Federation was at all to blame for the poor ties, he said: "I hold both countries responsible". Read More »

President Trump Calls Mueller Probe 'Disaster' While Standing Next to Putin

Senator Ben Sasse called it "bizarre" and "flat-out wrong" for Trump to suggest that both the U.S. and Russian Federation are to blame for deteriorated relations. Mr Trump had previously criticised the pipeline. In Helsinki, however, Trump was determined to accentuate the positive, as was Putin. He continued, saying: "In many respects, this became possible due to the fact that President Trump personally got involved in the resolution, building dialogue in the spirit of co-operation, not ... Read More »

LeBron James Hugged It Out with Tyronn Lue at NBA Summer League


LeBron attended a Las Vegas Summer League game, and he got a standing ovation from fans when he entered the arena rocking some purple and gold Lakers shorts. It will be the first official USA Basketball gathering with Gregg Popovich as the head coach. James was on the 2004 Team USA roster that disappointed and won Bronze in Athens, which led to an overhaul in how the US approaches worldwide play that now asks participants for more of a firm commitment. Read More »

Clinton trolls Trump ahead of Putin summit with World Cup tweet

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan , the top Republican in Congress, said Russian Federation undoubtedly interfered in the 2016 election. He called Russian Federation a " foe in certain respects". "Frankly, we have not been getting along very well for the last number of years", Trump said. Read More »

Why Willian could be on his way out of Chelsea


Kane, the Premier League's top scorer in two of the last three seasons, has already set targets for a goal-scoring return to action. Spurs have been extremely quiet in the transfer window so far but that is expected to change soon with the future of Alderweirald likely to be sorted one way or the others. Read More »

Porte crashes out of the Tour de France


Famously, Wiggins and Froome fell out during the 2012 Tour when the Olympic champion threatened to walk out on his team, even while wearing the leader's yellow jersey, after Froome had attacked on the climb to La Toussuire. He's quite self-serving. For him it's about the team winning, it's not about the individuals or the characters. Wiggins was twice in the same situation when Froome was his domestique on Sky. Read More »

In Cup final, French vigor vs. Croats' savvy


Only Brazil's Mario Zagallo and Germany's Franz Beckenbauer have won the World Cup as both a player and a coach. "Finals have to be won because we have still not got over the one we lost two years ago", said Deschamps. Having already qualified, they played a desperate Iceland side and won 2-1. "We are really on a small cloud and we hope to stay there". "We have come here to enjoy the final". Read More »

Morgan finds bilateral ODI series not interesting


According to Chahal, who was a rare Indian player to come out unscathed from the game with figures of 10-0-43-1, the wicket of Virat Kohli was the turning point of the game. The fast bowler was part of India's optional nets session before the series decider and bowled with full intensity. He spoke about the players learning to perform under pressure of a knockout and the third ODI provides them with an opportunity to do the same. Read More »

Luke Shaw posts photo of his offseason transformation to Instagram


Although negative responses to England's World Cup run have been few and far between (within England itself, anyway), the effectiveness of a goalless Sterling remained a bone of contention. "But I agree it's better to finish third than fourth", he added. Mourinho said: "Three weeks [off], which I think is the minimum that their body and soul needs, and which is the minimum for them to return and think about football again". Read More »

France set for heroes’ welcome after thrilling World Cup win


Police fired tear gas to disperse the crowd who responded by throwing objects and setting rubbish bins on fire, with the unrest causing some stampeding. Hundreds of police in riot gear were discretely lined up on side streets to monitor revellers. Around 30 people, many with their faces covered, broke the windows of a shop on the Champs Elysees, some filming themselves on their phones, according to eyewitnesses. Read More »

Croatia skipper wins World Cup Golden Ball

Kylian Mbappae was awarded as best young player of the tournament. Belgium's Eden Hazard was awarded the Silver Ball as runner-up and France's Antoine Griezmann was given the Bronze Ball. Mbappe, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Russia's Denis Cheryshev also scored four goals, but lost out on the assists tiebreaker. Les Bleus' second goal came from a hotly disputed Antoine Griezmann penalty, which Dalic identified as the turning point in the match. Read More »

Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss

Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend the celebrations at the central square in the capital Zagreb after the players fly in from Russian Federation. "I congratulate France on their title". "Today there were imperfections, we did not do everything right but we had those mental and psychological qualities which were decisive for this World Cup". Read More »

Paul Pogba Offered To Barca Due To Man Utd Unhappiness


As France revelled in their World Cup win on Sunday, Pogba took to Instagram as he celebrated with his team-mates. Former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand pays tribute to "outstanding" Ivan Perisic . 'When he played at Juventus he was affecting games, maybe United aren't getting the ball to him in the right areas. "He was the talisman of this team". Read More »

France Erupts In Celebration After World Cup Victory In Moscow


France are returning on Monday from World Cup host country Russian Federation to celebrate their victory with a parade on the Champs Elysees. A parade down the Champs Elysees is scheduled for 1530 GMT, and there will be a formal victory reception with Macron at the Elysee Palace at 1630 GMT. Read More »

Amazon's Prime Day brings big deals on Amazon's home furnishings brands


Amazon said tens of millions of Prime members – 50 percent more than in 2016 – took advantage of the days deals . -Amazon Music - Prime members who haven't yet tried Amazon Music Unlimited can get four months of the premium, on-demand service with access to tens of millions of songs and hands-free listening, for just US$0.99. Read More »

From Russia 2018 to Qatar 2022


The first Arab country to host the event are planning eight new stadiums for the tournament, with one completed, two more due this year and the rest scheduled to be finished by 2021. "We will do everything to ensure football can carry out its awesome and humanitarian role of uniting people, countries and continents". Federation Internationale de Football Association have confirmed that the tournament will be hosted from November 21-Dec. Read More »