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Roger Federer Bows Out Of Wimbledon In Thrilling Circumstances Roger Federer Bows Out Of Wimbledon In Thrilling Circumstances
- July 12, 2018

Federer seemed rattled and his forehand began to look vulnerable and it was that stroke which allowed Anderson a decisive break of serve at 3-3 in the fourth. Anderson held his nerve with his relentless and powerful serve win the fourth and send the rip-roaring contest into an unlikely fifth and deciding set. (more...)
England fans turned London's Hyde Park into the rowdiest beer shower England fans turned London's Hyde Park into the rowdiest beer shower
- July 12, 2018

However, the biggest concern looking ahead to Sunday's game is bound to be fatigue, with Croatia having also required extra time and penalties to come through ties against Denmark and hosts Russian Federation in the past two weeks. "I get a lot of vibes from England with the chants and all that stuff". "I think he's given everything for the team and there was a period of the game in the second half where we didn't have that controlled possession". (more...)
Russell Knox wins Irish Open in playoff Russell Knox wins Irish Open in playoff
- July 12, 2018

Earlier, the Scot had holed a 40-footer on the same green for a birdie that turned out to be good enough to tie Fox at 14 under par. He almost managed it - a booming drive and delicate approach left Fox needing to hole an eight-footer to win his first title on the European Tour, but past the right edge it skimmed, leaving Fox stunned, and giving Knox a second chance as the pair returned to the 18th hole for a playoff. (more...)
England's Dele Alli has a 'crazy' list of superstitions England's Dele Alli has a 'crazy' list of superstitions
- July 12, 2018

England are through to the World Cup semi-finals - incredible. The support from all the fans in Russian Federation and back home has been unbelievable. "He wants you to try things, he wants you to express yourself and as a player that's what I've always been (about)", Alli said. We've been playing well, we're learning and we're all enjoying it. (more...)
Former UCLA guard Knight found dead at 39
- July 12, 2018

Phoenix Police responded after Knight was found by Phoenix Fire and pronounced dead. In more sad news , Tyler Honeycutt , another UCLA basketball player, was found dead on Saturday, July 7. "Either I'll be in heaven or will be in hell or I'll be in limbo, I don't know, but I'll take that chance". The Bruins basketball program tweeted its condolences on Tuesday: "Our hearts are heavy". (more...)
Former Illini star Kevin Anderson stuns top seed Roger Federer at Wimbledon
- July 12, 2018

Eighth-seed Anderson, 32, saved a match point in the 10th game of the third set and grew in confidence against an increasingly-ragged Federer who had won the first set in 26 minutes. Watch Roger Referer vs Kevin Anderson live streaming online on ESPN TV this morning at 8 am EST / 5 am PST with a spot in the semifinals at stake. Asked yesterday if he had concerns about noise from the Centre Court crowd, Federer light-heartedly replied: "I'm more concerned the World Cup final will have ... (more...)
Djokovic blasts 'whistling, coughing' Wimbledon crowd Djokovic blasts 'whistling, coughing' Wimbledon crowd
- July 11, 2018

If there was a feel-good factor on Centre Court in the immediate aftermath of England reaching the World Cup semi-finals in Russian Federation, it was soon enhanced as the home favourite claimed the first set despite landing less than half of his first serves. (more...)
Croatia plots 'football Brexit' as England World Cup semi looms Croatia plots 'football Brexit' as England World Cup semi looms
- July 11, 2018

Mario Mandzukic has said that he and his Croatia teammates won't let fatigue get in their way when they face England in the semifinals of the 2018 World Cup on Wednesday. "We're enjoying it and we believe", he said. "For the players and Gareth, I wish them massive good luck". The coach, however, will have to wait and see if defender Sime Vrsaljko, who played in four of their five games, will be fit for the match after picking up a knee injury. (more...)
England - Croatia: the main defender of England - Croatia: the main defender of "Dnepr" may miss the match
- July 11, 2018

World Cup semi-finals England - Croatia will be held on July 11 in Moscow. "We know we have some unbelievable players and a great manager and everyone is clear on what we do". Asked if England will be treated as just another game, the gregarious former Tottenham Hotspur defender, who has 102 caps, said: "No". When Ivan Rakitic's penalty sealed Croatia's spot in the semifinals, the coach broke down into tears. (more...)
Jaded Croatia Look to Master Modric To Carry Them Through Against England Jaded Croatia Look to Master Modric To Carry Them Through Against England
- July 11, 2018

They then edged out Denmark and hosts Russian Federation on penalties in the knockout stages to set up a semi-final with England . "We took a hard route". Dejan Lovren , a man who will be crucial to Croatia's enjoyment of the clash at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, was sat next to Dalic on Tuesday and he exuded the same calm confidence as his coach. (more...)
Federer shocked by Anderson in Wimbledon quarters epic Federer shocked by Anderson in Wimbledon quarters epic
- July 11, 2018

Anderson achieved something only Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Novak Djokovic had done before as he fought back to prevail, 2-6, 6-7 (5-7), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11, in a thriller that lasted four hours and 13 minutes on No.1 Court. It all started with Wimbledon's official Twitter handle tagging the International Cricket Council ( ICC ) on a post which had Federer playing what looked like a forward-defensive cricket stroke during his third-round match at the ongoing Wimbledon Championships. (more...)
Sei Young Kim shatters LPGA scoring records, wins by 9 shots Sei Young Kim shatters LPGA scoring records, wins by 9 shots
- July 11, 2018

Kim actually has a 27 under par total for 72 holes which she recorded when winning the JTBC Founders Cup in 2016. Her 54-hole record of 24 under equals that of Annika Sorenstam set in 2003 in an LPGA event in Japan. 17. It's pretty exciting to watch, really. Kim revealed after her round that watching you tube to work on some mind issues has helped her turnaround from disappointment at last week's KPMG Women's PGA Championship. (more...)
Roger Federer stunned by Kevin Anderson in five-set Wimbledon thriller Roger Federer stunned by Kevin Anderson in five-set Wimbledon thriller
- July 11, 2018

Now the 32-year-old South African moves on to a semifinal against No. 9 John Isner of the USA or No. 13 Milos Raonic of Canada. "I'm not quite sure what to say, I had to try my best to keep fighting", Anderson told the BBC. Deploying his huge serve to lethal effect, Anderson roared back to leave the champion's title bid in tatters thanks to a barrage of 28 aces and 65 winners. (more...)
Deschamps relishes chance to overcome Euro 2016 pain at World Cup Deschamps relishes chance to overcome Euro 2016 pain at World Cup
- July 11, 2018

That hasn't been the case this year, and since England's 2-0 win over Sweden on Saturday, the song has surged in popularity. The penalty shootout win against hosts Russian Federation in the quarter-finals on Sunday seems to have gone a long way towards achieving that. (more...)
South Korean-born American Na wins PGA Greenbrier title South Korean-born American Na wins PGA Greenbrier title
- July 11, 2018

Varner had four back-nine birdies after 10 consecutive pars to catch Kraft, the second-round leader who let a four-stroke lead slip away and shot 1-under 69. Varner sank a nine-foot birdie putt at 11. Fox failed to match the birdie, his putt agonizingly lipping out, and Knox put his hands to his face. After a 3rd round 66, Gastonia's Harold Varner III finds himself tied for the lead heading into the final round of the Military Tribute at the Greenbriar. (more...)
Mahrez joins Man City for £60m Mahrez joins Man City for £60m
- July 11, 2018

Riyad Mahrez is set to join Manchester City in a £60m move, Vanguard has learnt. The 27-year-old put pen to paper on a five-year deal at the Etihad after undergoing a medical. "Over the past few years, he has established himself as one of the Premier League's most exciting players", said City's Director of Football Txiki Begiristain . (more...)
David Beckham Defends England's Raheem Sterling After Criticism David Beckham Defends England's Raheem Sterling After Criticism
- July 11, 2018

Some see the fact that he is yet to score in the tournament as a huge negative. Goalless for England since October 2015, Raheem Sterling doesn't fit anybody's definition for a second striker, especially when England have the likes of Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard and Jamie Vardy in their squad - all of whom have contributed more goals than the Manchester City forward. (more...)
Wimbledon: Alexander Zverev and Simona Halep fall on another day of shocks Wimbledon: Alexander Zverev and Simona Halep fall on another day of shocks
- July 11, 2018

After an opening set which began with five straight breaks, Halep was the first to settle on serve as she held in the sixth game - but was pegged back to deuce from 40-0 up before doing so. This was the fourth victory against a Top 10 player for Hsieh, 32, although the former women's doubles world number 1 had never before defeated a current singles world number 1. (more...)
Liverpool boss Klopp pleased with Ojo, Camacho for win at Tranmere Liverpool boss Klopp pleased with Ojo, Camacho for win at Tranmere
- July 11, 2018

Yes he could have made that save even though the shot was not easy to deal with. Liverpool have one more pre-season game in England before jetting off to America to take part in the Champions Cup tournament. 'You can stop it by not asking, promise? "Yeah, it will probably happen for a while until he has a few fantastic games, that is how the situation is", said Klopp . (more...)
England aim to join France in World Cup final England aim to join France in World Cup final
- July 11, 2018

There are concerns that fatigue could be a factor for Zlatko Dalic's side, given they were forced to come through 120 minutes and penalties against both the hosts and Denmark in the last two rounds. The victor Wednesday advances to Sunday's final against France. Defender Dejan Lovren dismissed suggestions that the team would be exhausted after extra time and two penalty shootouts in their last two match matches. (more...)

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