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Roger Federer stretches Wimbledon streak to 29 sets with win Roger Federer stretches Wimbledon streak to 29 sets with win
- July 08, 2018

The 19-year-old went down 6-1 6-2 6-4 in the third round but was far from disgraced at the end of a week where he has enjoyed his best run at a grand slam. 10 seed Madison Keys of the U.S. "I can only really practice it with my coach". Federer did not face a single break point and lost just three points on his first serve, with the only real moments of frustration coming as he pushed for a break in the second set, which eventually came in the 11th game. (more...)
India looks to clinch series against England India looks to clinch series against England
- July 08, 2018

The live telecast of 3rd T20 global match between ind vs eng will start at 6:30 PM (IST) on July 8, 2018 (Friday) in Bristol . When is the third T20 global between England and India? The Indian cricket team veteran also became the second ever wicket-keeper to complete five dismissals in a match after Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad against Oman in 2015. (more...)
Thai soccer team members rescued from cave Thai soccer team members rescued from cave
- July 08, 2018

The operation to bring them out of the cave, where they have been trapped for two weeks, has begun and the first of the group are expected to be freed from the cave at around 12am AEST. They are physically and mentally strong, he said. They were followed shortly afterwards by four others, leading to an explosion of jubilation on social media in Thailand and around the world as the rescued boys were rushed to hospital. (more...)
Belgium's golden generation knock out Brazil to reach World Cup semis Belgium's golden generation knock out Brazil to reach World Cup semis
- July 08, 2018

Coutinho sent another effort spinning wide as Brazil continued to create openings but failed to take any of them, with Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois tipping over a late Neymar curler to win his side the game. We had to be fearless tactically and to do that in a World Cup, the players have to believe. And De Bruyne feels Brazil's inability to properly adapt to Belgium's tactics ultimately cost them. (more...)
England sink Sweden to clinch World Cup semi-final berth England sink Sweden to clinch World Cup semi-final berth
- July 08, 2018

The trio have not clicked, and it has been a combination of set pieces and captain Harry Kane that have made the difference. England cruised by Sweden to book their place in the last four of the World Cup, reaching their first semi-final since Italia 90. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic loses England-Sweden bet to David Beckham
- July 08, 2018

As reward for their efforts, England face Croatia , who defeated tournament hosts Russian Federation on penalties. Sweden may be limited, effectively a team of spoilers with players from Hull City, Krasnador and Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates but they beat France and finished above Holland in qualifying, they defeated Italy in the play-off and they knocked out Germany in the group stages. (more...)
Croatia beat Russian Federation on penalties to set up England semi-final Croatia beat Russian Federation on penalties to set up England semi-final
- July 08, 2018

The game in Sochi was locked at 2-2 after extra-time but Croatia held their nerve to win the shootout 4-3, with Barcelona´s Ivan Rakitic scoring the decisive penalty. But having twice endured the draining, yet ultimately successful, ordeal of extra-time and penalties, the big question over Croatia going into Wednesday's semifinal will be about how much they have left in the tank. (more...)
Emotional Hamilton rises to the occasion with record British GP pole Emotional Hamilton rises to the occasion with record British GP pole
- July 08, 2018

But I think it was very close , so I'm happy with second and it gives us a good chance for tomorrow". For fans, it is always more interesting when you aren't able to name the victor on a Thursday before a wheel has even been turned. "I'm not anxious [for the race] because the speed will be less than qualy". "The last lap I was happy with it, seemed to lose a lot of time in the straights so I was missing a bit of tow but I think it was very close". (more...)
Bugs, 'lucky' foe send No. 2 seed Wozniacki out of Wimbledon Bugs, 'lucky' foe send No. 2 seed Wozniacki out of Wimbledon
- July 08, 2018

She served for the match, then had four match points at 5-4 before eventually getting the job done at the sixth attempt. Canada's 13th seed Milos Raonic swept past Australian John Millman in straight sets, but in predictably attritional fashion, requiring three tie-breaks for victory. (more...)
Brazil elimination 'saddest moment of my career' - Neymar Brazil elimination 'saddest moment of my career' - Neymar
- July 08, 2018

In the semi-finals due to be played, on July 10, France are set to take on Belgium in the semi-finals after eliminating Uruguay with a 2-0 triumph. But he claims it is an inevitable outcome and teams and players growing old. The impression, increasingly, is that all that remains of Brazil's heydays are fumes. Harry Kane still holds up Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as standard-bearers despite the superstar duo's disappointing World Cup . (more...)
Wimbledon: Alison Van Uytvanck beats Garbine Muguruza Wimbledon: Alison Van Uytvanck beats Garbine Muguruza
- July 08, 2018

But I didn't panic. "I've been doing check-ups now, it seems like nothing major", said Djokovic afterwards . "But I just feel like it's good that I could come out as a gay person". Damir Dzumhur (27), Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, 1-6, 6-3. Three of the next four games would be breaks, including Muguruza failing to serve out the set at 5-4. (more...)
LeBron James still hasn’t met with Lakers coach Luke Walton, report says LeBron James still hasn’t met with Lakers coach Luke Walton, report says
- July 08, 2018

You've heard the snarky comments: When LeBron James is on your team, he's more than just the star player - he's the de facto general manager. Surprisingly, they are exactly the type of players Magic Johnson told James he'd be surrounding him with if the James chose to sign with the Lakers. (more...)
Croatia beat Russia on penalties to reach World Cup semi-finals Croatia beat Russia on penalties to reach World Cup semi-finals
- July 08, 2018

Crotia then went in front with a soft header from substitute Domagoj Vida in the 101st minute, the first goal scored in extra time at the tournament. Fyodor Smolov saw Russia's first penalty saved by Danijel Subasic and, although Russian Federation goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev saved a Mateo Kovacic kick, the hosts' fate was sealed when Mario Fernandes fired completely wide from their third attempt. (more...)
Thai schoolboys not ready for underwater escape Thai schoolboys not ready for underwater escape
- July 08, 2018

It would be "no problem" they assured us, their friends were more than capable, and besides they have the best divers in the world helping them. The massive operation inside and around Tham Luang Nang Non cave suffered its first death Friday when a former Thai navy SEAL passed out underwater and could not be revived. (more...)
Trae Young Has Had a Horrific Start to Summer League Trae Young Has Had a Horrific Start to Summer League
- July 08, 2018

And as for actual on-court stuff? His Summer League debut on Saturday may have those same fans giddily reconsidering their welcome of the SEC freshman of the year. On the way back up, hands aloft as if he were trying to end the play, Allen appeared to give Young a slight shoulder check. Knox came out on a tear against the Atlanta Hawks in Las Vegas , scoring seven points in the first six minutes before tallying 22 points and eight rebounds while racking up some highlight-reel dunks. (more...)
Southgate hits back at claim England squad are 'spoilt' Southgate hits back at claim England squad are 'spoilt'
- July 08, 2018

No less than three England players were named in an XI devised of those who had surprised La Gazzetta dello Sport in this tournament, Jordan Pickford, Harry Maguire and Kieran Trippier those who made the cut. "I just want to be my best". I think that they aren't ready to make history at the moment. Despite the euphoria, the paper found fault with England's victory. (more...)
Former NBA, UCLA player Honeycutt dies after standoff with police Former NBA, UCLA player Honeycutt dies after standoff with police
- July 08, 2018

According to authorities, LAPD was dispatched to a residence at Sherman Oaks after Honeycutt's mother called around 5 p.m. PT on Friday claiming her son was "acting erratically". Honeycutt played two seasons at UCLA from 2009 to 2011 and then spent two seasons with the Sacramento Kings after being taken in the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft. (more...)
Croatia breaks Russian hearts, eliminating World Cup host in penalty shootout Croatia breaks Russian hearts, eliminating World Cup host in penalty shootout
- July 08, 2018

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev thanked the team on his Facebook account. As far as the game itself, watchers marveled at Croatian goalkeeper Danijel Subašić, who suffered an apparent hamstring injury yet kept playing. Subasic stopped Daler Kuzyayev from equalising in the second half of extra-time, but it was only moments later when Russian Federation finally did have their dramatic equaliser as Fernandes met a fine Alan Dzagoev free-kick with a glancing header and expertly guided the ball ... (more...)
Ex-UCLA Star, NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Killed After Shootout With LAPD
- July 07, 2018

A SWAT team entered the home and located an unresponsive male, who was pronounced dead at the scene, the LAPD tweeted at 3:45 a.m. Saturday. This is still an ongoing barricaded situation with SWAT officers on scene. He had been playing overseas since 2013. He played in parts of 2 seasons with them, before heading to Europe to play pro ball. He was soon waived, and later that year signed a contract with the Ironi Nes Ziona, a team in the Israeli Super League. (more...)
Sweden v England 07 July 2018 Sweden v England 07 July 2018
- July 07, 2018

There was another against Sweden , with Maguire heading in a driven corner from Ashley Young in the 30th minute. England survived a penalty shootout to beat Colombia in the Round of 16 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup , and now that Three Lions will take on Sweden in the quarterfinals on Thursday. (more...)

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