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Djokovic leads Nadal as Wimbledon semis halted by curfew
- Июля 14, 2018

In a column for El Pais, the Rafael Nadal's uncle Toni Nadal recalled what he thought when he saw a 17-year-old Novak Djokovic playing at Wimbledon for the first time. I really feel for him. Still, Isner did jokingly ask chair umpire Marija Cicak at one point during the last set whether they could play a tiebreaker. (more...)
Thousands Turn Out To Protest Against President Trump In Scotland Thousands Turn Out To Protest Against President Trump In Scotland
- Июля 14, 2018

Trump's UK visit was plagued with overwhelming protests and an ill-timed interview he gave to the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid, The Sun , in which he warned PM Theresa May of being soft in pulling out of the European Union , even going on to say that the US would have to reconsider its trade practices with the United Kingdom. (more...)
Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal to reach Wimbledon final Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal to reach Wimbledon final
- Июля 14, 2018

The three-times champion outlasted Rafael Nadal in yet another dramatic five-setter, finally breaking down the Spaniard's resistance 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11), 3-6, 10-8 to reach the final for the first time since he won in 2015. "I'm very happy that I can disagree with Boris", he said. It remains to be seen if he can recover physically and emotionally for what could be a career-defining match, his second Grand Slam final in the last 11 months. (more...)
Former Simeon star Jabari Parker expected to sign with Bulls
- Июля 14, 2018

But the Bucks already have a lot of salary committed to players for the foreseeable future, and given Parker's injury history, it might be smart to not match an offer sheet, especially an expensive one. Parker was the second pick in the 2014 draft out of Duke. Parker, a Chicago native, has torn his ACL in his left knee twice during his career. Parker has averaged 15.3 points and 5.5 rebounds. (more...)
Nadal has got more than other players, says Del Potro Nadal has got more than other players, says Del Potro
- Июля 14, 2018

Nadal, however, marches on and now faces the equally talented 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic . At the All England Club , Del Potro had led two sets to one, and held chances to get back on serve in a fifth set lauded by Andy Murray on BBC TV as "one of the best sets I've ever seen". (more...)
Sri Lanka Win Toss and Bat Against SA Sri Lanka Win Toss and Bat Against SA
- Июля 14, 2018

The two sides played their first-ever Test series in 1993 when the Island nation took on South Africa in a three-match Test series . Herath has notched up 418 wickets in 90 test matches for Sri Lanka and is the country's highest wicket-taker after Muttiah Muralitharan , who has a staggering 800 test wickets to his name. (more...)
Top 5 NBA Summer League games to watch in Las Vegas Top 5 NBA Summer League games to watch in Las Vegas
- Июля 14, 2018

Their rebuilding could be around No. 8 overall pick Collin Sexton, who makes his Summer League debut in this game . He will miss the rest of the summer league, a blow after Jackson missed his rookie National Basketball Association season with a right ankle injury. (more...)
Kieran Trippier to be awarded prestigious honour after World Cup heroics Kieran Trippier to be awarded prestigious honour after World Cup heroics
- Июля 14, 2018

Ivan Rakitic has joked he will get a tattoo on his forehead if Croatia win the World Cup. "I have never doubted myself even if others did, I always believed I could get to where I am today and thank God this came true". "Now my care is for everybody else and picking them up first and foremost, energising them for this game". "I'm sure Federation Internationale de Football Association will choose him". (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Reluctant Belgium, England face off in third place play-off Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Reluctant Belgium, England face off in third place play-off
- Июля 14, 2018

Thomas Meunier slides Nacer Chadli's cross into the net. The two sides must pick themselves up and dust themselves down after suffering the crushing disappointment of semi-final defeats to play for the modest prize of third place in a fixture often criticised as pointless. (more...)
Houston Astros' Altuve tops voting for All-Star Game Houston Astros' Altuve tops voting for All-Star Game
- Июля 14, 2018

Those players would be replaced by other potential all-stars. Reigning MVP Jose Altuve is one of the five representing the World Series champion Astros, having led the fan balloting with 4.8 million votes. Hinch will be joined by his entire 2018 coaching staff, as well as Rich Dauer, who served as the Astros first base coach from 2015-17 before retiring. (more...)
Former Phillie Ken Giles sent to minors after outburst Former Phillie Ken Giles sent to minors after outburst
- Июля 14, 2018

Giles continued to blow off steam in the dugout. He went 0-2 with a 11.74 ERA in 7⅔ innings. The righhander has a 4.99 ERA with 12 saves and 21 strikeouts this season. 1 overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft, and four other players."As AJ said, this was a baseball decision", Luhnow said. Right-hander Trevor Cahill (1-2, 2.77 ERA) will be reinstated from the 10-day disabled list and pitch for Oakland on Thursday. (more...)
Tour de France: Martin wins stage as Thomas climbs to second overall Tour de France: Martin wins stage as Thomas climbs to second overall
- Июля 14, 2018

Dumoulin, the time trial world champion and 2017 Giro d'Italia victor, started the stage 44 seconds ahead of Froome, but finished just behind him. Greg Van Avermaet retains the yellow jersey. After crossing the line, Groenewegen placed his finger to his lips in a gesture of silence. "It was quite long - 230k". "I was really relaxed all day - not over-confident, but looking forward to having a crack, looking forward to racing hard on the last climb". (more...)
How will Trump's undermining of May play out in British politics? How will Trump's undermining of May play out in British politics?
- Июля 14, 2018

Matthew Bonner, one of the organizers, says "depicting Trump as a baby is a great way of targeting his fragile ego, and mocking him is our main motivation". Organizers of the Together Against Trump mass demonstration estimated that more than 100,000 protesters had joined the march by mid-afternoon Friday. (more...)
Igor Štimac Thinks Luka Modric Should Win The Ballon d'Or Igor Štimac Thinks Luka Modric Should Win The Ballon d'Or
- Июля 14, 2018

Many of this generation of Croatian players grew up during the war following the break-up of Yugoslavia, however, and that have given them a mental toughness. "We got back to St Petersburg at 6.30 a.m. the day after the game , so it has been an emotion-fuelled few days". It is what it is, but we'll try and play that game with as much pride as a team as try and finish on a high. (more...)
Vettel hits back over Hamilton's accusation of underhand Ferrari tactics Vettel hits back over Hamilton's accusation of underhand Ferrari tactics
- Июля 14, 2018

The German is picking up crucial points in places that would previously have been considered solidly Mercedes. This was a race that, on paper, had Hamilton's name written all over it and should have sent the Briton back to the top of the standings. (more...)
Chelsea sack Antonio Conte 7 hours ago Chelsea sack Antonio Conte 7 hours ago
- Июля 14, 2018

The former Italy manager had a year remaining on his current contract and had already taken charge of pre-season preparations at the club's Cobham training ground. Conte had always been tipped for the chop this summer and Chelsea had been negotiating for several weeks with Napoli in an effort to appoint Maurizio Sarri as his successor. (more...)
Trump Tells May Her Brexit Plan Will Kill Off US Trade Deal Trump Tells May Her Brexit Plan Will Kill Off US Trade Deal
- Июля 14, 2018

Thursday, Trump had said, "I think they like me a lot in the U.K". He added that there was "a tremendous opportunity to double, triple, quadruple" trade between the usa and the UK. and UK. May, likewise, glossed over the comments in the Sun , saying her deal provided a platform for an ambitious free trade deal. I know they have had a lot of resignations. (more...)
WHERE ARE THEY Now? The 1998 World Cup Winning France Team WHERE ARE THEY Now? The 1998 World Cup Winning France Team
- Июля 14, 2018

After the match Courtois and fellow Belgium star Eden Hazard expressed their disappointment at how France had conducted themselves. He has just two goals in Russian Federation and both have come from penalties, but he has contributed two assists. (more...)
Jabari Parker, Chicago Bulls making progress on offer sheet
- Июля 14, 2018

Parker put out a post on Instagram yesterday afternoon of him in his basketball shoes with the address of a local park in Milwaukee. The good news for Parker is that the restricted free agent market for a ton of players has been awfully slow, so his patience might be rewarded. (more...)
Anderson wins six-hour marathon to reach men's singles final Anderson wins six-hour marathon to reach men's singles final
- Июля 14, 2018

Just playing like that in those sort of conditions, it's really tough on both of us. Twitter was abuzz with jokes that the Anderson-Isner match could well stretch beyond the 70-68 final-set scoreline that Isner won with over Mahut eight years ago. (more...)