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by | July 08, 2018 | 21:19

Five-time champion Venus Williams had to change her bra in a rain delay in 2017 as the pink straps were visible on her shoulders. Her opponent today, another mother in the world No 120 Evgeniya Rodina, beat the 10th seed Madison Keys in the previous round.

by | July 08, 2018 | 19:21

Chiang Rai province, acting Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn is heading the rescue operation, and told reporters that the divers will accompany each boy as they're extracted from the cave. Rescuers took advantage of a break in the rain to launch the mission much earlier than originally expected. Without going into detail about the rescue, he said that "hundreds of people have vetted" the plan to bring the boys to safety, although "there will always be margins for error".

by | July 08, 2018 | 18:46

The Brazil squad cut a glum mood on Saturday as they made their way back from Russian Federation after their disappointing exit from the World Cup . After underachieving at both the 2014 World Cup and Euro 2016, the Red Devils are in a semi-final and their star names are wowing everyone. He suggested they (reporters) ask Kawhi himself: "So far, they say that he's not ready to go, so we can't do anything until that happens...and then we would have to decide what's going on from there".

by | July 08, 2018 | 18:27

England cricket team will aim to hit back as they take on an upbeat Team India led by Virat Kohli on Friday (6th July) for the second match of the three-match T20I series. England's top-order, in particular Jason Roy, doesn't enjoy facing spin in the powerplay overs, and India might opt for Krunal Pandya, who is proficient at bowling economical left-arm spin.

by | July 08, 2018 | 17:40

I doing good today. "This year I have tried to enjoy more, not just tennis but life, food, strawberries and cream, lobster". I feel I'm really lucky to be a tennis player, stay here until the second week. "The match was very unprofessional for me". "Mentally, I was exhausted. I have pain everywhere". The biggest threat to Nadal reaching the last four could well be fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro, who is through to the fourth round for the first time since 2013 after a 6-4 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 ...

by | July 08, 2018 | 16:39

If England do beat Sweden and reach the last four, their next match will be in Moscow on Wednesday night, which will be far more accessible. That was England's eighth set-piece goal at this World Cup, but, while they are lethal from dead balls, apart from Kane they are not blessed with too many other sharp shooters.

by | July 08, 2018 | 15:17

Booker, 21, tweeted a photo of himself smiling as he signed the deal Saturday night, moments before the Suns announced the deal. Arizona's Deandre Ayton , right, poses with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after the Phoenix Suns selected Ayton with the first pick in the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.

by | July 08, 2018 | 14:43

The victor of that game faces England or Croatia in the 2018 World Cup final. "There are no favourites at this World Cup , every game is 50-50 and you have to fight it out". "We've already accomplished something big, but we want to do more", he told reporters. By comparison, England won two group matches and then dropped a 1-0 decision to Belgium .

by | July 08, 2018 | 13:10

Sebastian Vettel is confident he will be able to race unimpaired at the British Grand Prix despite suffering a neck strain ahead of qualifying on Saturday. Both drivers hope to bounce back after failing to finish the Austrian GP due to team errors last Sunday in what was Mercedes' worst result since 2016.

by | July 08, 2018 | 05:51

They played that match without Neymar , who had been stretchered off in the quarter-final win over Colombia with a fractured vertebrae. Kazan's official participation in the World Cup was coming to an end on Saturday as the Brazil squad made their way to the airport for the long flight home and their fans consoled each other over beers on the streets of the Tatarstan capital.

by | July 08, 2018 | 05:49

A former Thai Navy SEAL diver was killed during the rescue mission. Authorities in Thailand say that they will not immediately attempt an underwater evacuation of 12 schoolboys who have been trapped in a cave for nearly two weeks because they have not learned adequate diving skills in the few days since searchers reached the area where they are sheltering.

by | July 08, 2018 | 05:33

He will next face Vasek Pospisil of Canada or Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan. However, he believes players need time to compose themselves between points and to mull tactics over five sets. Nadal then broke the rule again after the second set and was hit with another time violation as he changed his t-shirt. Heading into the second match, Nadal holds a 100% winning record against the Russian player, having defeated him in all the three encounters they have played so far.

by | July 08, 2018 | 05:11

Kick-off is set for 20h00. Fernandes, who was born in Brazil but rejected a chance to play for that country's national team in 2011, sent his penalty kick wide of the net in the shootout, giving Croatia the advantage. By the time it came to the shootout, both sets of players were exhausted, as Ivan Rakitic struck the victor for Croatia after Russian misses from Fernandes and Fyodor Smolov.

by | July 08, 2018 | 04:58

Jason West showed no fear as he took the plunge and got the famous lyric "Football's coming home" tattooed onto his bum after his friend told him he would never do it. To get through the two games we had this week, we needed all of that because we're not the finished article. The offside flag spared Sterling's blushes when Kieran Trippier's long-range pass sent him clear to miss and the forward soon wasted another chance from Jordan Henderson's lofted throughball.

by | July 08, 2018 | 04:31

Given Durant plays for the best team in the league and has won the title in the last two years, his decision to remain with Golden State is perfectly understandable-particularly as he could still hit free agency next season after signing a new deal.

by | July 08, 2018 | 04:09

Croatia await the Three Lions for Wednesday's semi-final at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, after beating hosts Russian Federation 4-3 in a penalty shootout. Sharing a throwback picture of the pair, he wrote: "Yo @davidbeckhamif @ england wins I buy you dinner where ever you want in the world, but if @swemntwins you buy me whatever I want from @ikeasverige ok?" "We have got to this point because our collective is so strong".

by | July 08, 2018 | 02:17

Her exit comes after men's third seed Marin Cilic also lost in the second round. It was tough for me facing an opponent having a great day, and the match is slipping out of your hands a bit. Britain's female hope Johanna Konta failed in her second round match as Dominika Cibulkova claimed a dominant 6-3, 6-4 win. Van Uytvanck was aggressive from the baseline, compiling a 29-18 advantage in winners, and broke in seven of Muguruza's 13 service games.

by | July 08, 2018 | 02:03

From there, the Thunder also invested in Jerami Grant (on a large, multi-year salary), Nerlens Noel ( on a bargain deal ), and Raymond Felton to build out a roster that is certainly more interesting than it was at the end of the 2017-2018 season.

by | July 07, 2018 | 22:55

But we really like them. He is best at making those runs for the goal and he can finish. "We knew set plays would be key", Maguire said. "The fans at home, I'm sure we'll see some videos tonight of them enjoying it". We have got to keep on improving as staff and as players. "It isn't about me, it is about the whole group". On Twitter, some fans talk about similar exploits in order to get attention, knowing there is no way South Korea will win the World Cup , ensuring they gain extra ...

by | July 07, 2018 | 22:52

Honeycutt played for UCLA from 2009 to 2011. When police arrived, Honeycutt allegedly shot at the officers, who shot back. Family members have identified the suspect as Honeycutt , according to multiple news outlets in Los Angeles. on July 6. Honeycutt was just 27 years old. According to LAPD's Twitter account, SWAT entered the home at around 3:30 a.m. PT and found an unresponsive Honeycutt, who was pronounced dead.

by | July 07, 2018 | 22:08

According to the report, after the suspect's mother called police and they arrived at the home, the suspect fired at police who then returned fire. About 30 residents were evacuated from the area. He was a second-round pick by the Kings in the 2011 National Basketball Association draft and played in 24 games over two seasons before continuing his professional career overseas.

by | July 07, 2018 | 21:14

McDowell's golf bag has been located at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport and will be flown to Dublin this evening, in line with the passenger's wishes", the airline said. I have a 36 qualifier tomorrow for @ TheOpen and really need my bag. It's hard to leave Manchester in case my clubs were on my way there! Graeme McDowell admits he is suffering from the "scar tissue" caused by his recent struggles as he tries to show his kids the form which made him a major champion and Ryder Cup hero.

by | July 07, 2018 | 20:39

Team India were in Cardiff to play the second T20 in the three match series - Dhoni came out to bat against England in yesterday's match. In all, it has been unbeaten in bilateral T20I series since September previous year. On Friday, the Indian team management is likely to stick to the same playing eleven, not trying to disturb the winning combination. Where is England vs India , 2nd T20 global? Instead, they might back Yuzvendra Chahal to deliver any initial spin overs, despite ...

by | July 07, 2018 | 19:11

They ventured in while the cave was dry but were caught out by a sudden deluge of rain, which flooded the system. "When we're in a confined space if the oxygen drops to 12% the human body starts to slow down and people can fall unconscious", Narongsak said .

by | July 07, 2018 | 18:50

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez is delighted to count on Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini at the World Cup . It's not like we've been failing up to now but there is a level above, which we need to achieve, which can be done by a game like the one we are playing against Brazil.

by | July 07, 2018 | 17:44

Belgium beat five-time champions Brazil 2-1 in Kazan on Saturday morning (AEST) to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals, where they will face the 1998 winners France at St. It's only the fifth time in 21 World Cup editions that all four semi-finalists will come from Europe, and the first time since 2006, when Italy, Germany, France and Portugal contested the last four.

by | July 07, 2018 | 16:18

The Sun-Times reported that Butler, having caught wind past year of Irving's disenchantment with playing second fiddle to LeBron James in Cleveland, suggested that Chicago's management look into acquiring the star point guard. To make matter worse, Butler already has plans for the near future and they don't include the Timberwolves . "I just had a conversation about that very thing with somebody - not important who - but I put so much into this game and I only play to win".

by | July 07, 2018 | 07:00

The Dane, who claimed her first grand slam title at the Australian Open , was undone by the powerful Makarova in the opener, the Russian holding off a fightback to clinch the set with a forehand victor down the line. Gael Monfils has revealed he has finally learned how to love grass after reaching Wimbledon's third round for the second year running. "I want to focus on playing tennis and not eating bugs", she told the chair umpire between sets.

by | July 07, 2018 | 05:00

England reach World Cup quarter-finals with penalty shoot-out win over ColombiaThe Three Lions reached the quarter-finals in Russian Federation after prevailing 4-3 on spot kicks against Colombia after a 1-1 draw. "I've got that power and agility to get around the goal". Kane is the tournament's leading goalscorer with six goals and looks likely to win the Golden Boot in his first ever World Cup .

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:59

Meanwhile, online streaming service Spotify reports that Three Lions was streamed almost half a million times on England's last match day. Table football, computer games, or betting on the match victor with prizes up for grabs, are just a few fun activities you can incorporate into a get-together to keep guests entertained and spirits up ahead of kick-off.

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:53

With numerous top, high-profile free agents already off the market after a frenetic first couple of days, the National Basketball Association free agency period has started to slow down. "He's most disappointed that there has been no reaching out from their end". That's the most discouraging part of this whole thing. A restricted free agent, the guard has yet to be offered a contract by the Celtics.

by | July 07, 2018 | 03:20

San Antonio drafted Parker with the 28th overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported that Parker " quarterbacked " a player's only meeting to implore Leonard to return to their lineup in March 2018. Borrego was an assistant with San Antonio from 2015-2018. I will always be a Spur. "It's hard to put into words how important Tony Parker has been to the Spurs franchise over the past two decades", Popovich said in a statement.

by | July 07, 2018 | 02:22

On Friday , Uruguay play Benjamin Mendy's France at 3pm, before Brazil and Belgium face one another in a game that could see six City players involved. England are looking for a place in the final four of a major tournament for the first time since Euro 1996, and they are the favourites to do just that here.

by | July 07, 2018 | 01:16

That information comes from a new report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Royce Young . That 1st season with the Thunder didn't work out, and even though Melo opted into his deal with the team to play next season, the franchise will likely part ways with him this summer.

by | July 07, 2018 | 00:39

Everything he did on court seemed to be dissected on social media. Atlanta Hawks rookie Trae Young and Utah Jazz rookie Grayson Allen got into a brief altercation Thursday in the final game of Utah Jazz Summer League. "It's a lot different watching a guy play night in and night out and giving his all than it is to see the same three clips replayed for the last three years", Allen said after being taken 21st overall.