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by | July 10, 2018 | 17:28

A six brought up Roy's half-century from 23 balls - the joint second quickest for England in T20s - and the hosts looked set for a total in excess of 200. Credit has to be given to India's bowlers, who recovered well from a chastening start. Fourth-ranked Rohit Sharma of India will be looking to continue his T20I form in the ODIs, sixth-ranked Joe Root of England has a good chance of overtaking Ross Taylor, while the South Africa pair of Quinton de Kock and Faf du Plessis as well as ...

by | July 10, 2018 | 16:58

Roberto Martínez, meanwhile, curator of Belgium's so-called golden generation, who meet France tonight in the more star-studded of the World Cup semi-finals, is hailed as the most lucid coach at this World Cup . "I'd have preferred him to be with us and to be giving his advice to me". France right back Pavard, 22, was a surprise inclusion in their squad, but he has had an excellent World Cup so far, capped by him scoring one of the goals of the tournament in the 4-2 win over ...

by | July 10, 2018 | 16:33

According to ESPN's Tim MacMahon , the Rockets offered Capela a four-year deal in the $60 million range, but he is seeking a contract similar to Steven Adams' $100 million deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder . What could make a trade easier, however, is if Anthony and his representation knew he was going to immediately be waived by the team which traded for him, thus making him eligible to sign with Houston , or even Miami and the Los Angeles Lakers, who are also reportedly interested in ...

by | July 10, 2018 | 14:20

Top seed Federer, 36, has now won 32 consecutive sets at Wimbledon , just two behind his record set from the 3rd round in 2005 to his title triumph in 2006. "For me, there's so much farther I want to go to get back where I was, and hopefully go beyond that". I think the right way of looking at it is: "It's an opportunity to test myself against a player of Roger's caliber", said Anderson, who is 0-4 against Federer.

by | July 10, 2018 | 13:56

It appears that the offer in question came long before Juventus joined the party, with Ronaldo's agent receiving the proposition back in 2017 . Days later, rumours about a move to Juventus readily picked up pace, and we are now at the point where it seems it's just days from being made official.

by | July 10, 2018 | 12:56

Rodina knocked out Madison Keys in the third round to progress to this stage, but Williams needed just 62 minutes to end her unlikely run and will next face Camila Giorgi as she looks to win her first slam since returning to the WTA Tour following the birth of her first child.

by | July 10, 2018 | 11:51

Barcelona have confirmed Paulinho is leaving the club to rejoin Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande on an initial one-season loan deal. Paulinho scored 28 goals in 95 appearances for the Chinese outfit, while his solitary season at Barcelona saw him net nine times in 49 outings.

by | July 10, 2018 | 11:40

He added that he would have retired as professional footballer earlier if not for the World Cup and now plans to become a coach. Croatia defender Domagoj Vida has heap praised on Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic on helping him scored a crucial penalty during his side's 2018 FIFA World Cup quarter-final victory over Russian Federation.

by | July 10, 2018 | 11:29

Vettel had been suffering with neck pains on Saturday and was at one point a doubt for taking part in the session. He acknowledged he had been concerned ahead of the race itself. Out came the safety vehicle again. Her cryptic comments are bound to anger Mercedes and Hamilton even though the Brit said he had accepted Raikkonen's full apology for wrecking his race.

by | July 10, 2018 | 10:54

Emergency services personnel complained Sunday about the "disgraceful" behavior of a small number of supporters who celebrated England's victory over Sweden by dancing on top of an ambulance and badly damaging it. "I took it off for the first game - this is a bit of a silly superstition - but the first game here was the first game in ages I haven't had it on, and I got injured, so I'm going to be keeping it on again".

by | July 10, 2018 | 05:17

But the victor of the challenge may be KFC South Africa, whose viral ad takes mockery to the next level. "As for Eden [Hazard], I've already played against him when he was at Lille". Could Ronaldo outshine his rival of 10 years, finally allowing supporters to answer the unending question of who is the best - Messi or Ronaldo? With the semifinals looming, the answers to those questions can already be answered with an emphatic no because Russian Federation 2018 has been a tournament where ...

by | July 10, 2018 | 00:28

The Russians as hosts did not need to qualify for the World Cup and their ranking of 70 in the world was the lowest among all teams in Russia , even lower than worldwide football minnows Saudi Arabia. Fans who had gathered at the famous Brod Fortress in the eastern Croatian town of Slavonski Brod celebrated the nail-bitting vicotry with free beer shouted by their local hero Mandzukic who had played the whole 120 minutes in Sochi.

by | July 09, 2018 | 23:45

The penalty shootout win was the first ever for England at the World Cup. "We're in a World Cup semi-final - whether we're in the top four in the world is something we would still have to prove, I think", he said. Both teams won the trophy as hosts of the tournament. England's fairly muted celebrations reflected the routine nature of the victory over a hard-working Swedish side that had already gone further than expected in its first major tournament without Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

by | July 09, 2018 | 23:15

Chelsea's first pre-season game is in Australia, against Perth Glory on 23 July. But a contractual dispute with Napoli has prevented Chelsea from snapping Sarri up, leaving Conte at the helm after he regularly challenged the hierarchy's authority with comments about their transfer policy in the most recent campaign.

by | July 09, 2018 | 22:55

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. Big things are expected of 19-year-old De Minaur in the future, but this contest came too soon for him to make an impression. The top-ranked Federer, seeking a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title, has now won 30 consecutive sets at the All England Club.

by | July 09, 2018 | 22:43

Eight more boys and their coach need to be removed from the cave, and the rescue has resumed, CNN reports . "So even in the middle of the summer, if 12 boys walked into a cave like that (in Minnesota) the hypothermia would get them pretty quick".

by | July 09, 2018 | 20:12

France will go into their World Cup semi-final against neighbors Belgium with a "hunger to win" and a desire to show their 1998 World Cup victor Thierry Henry that he picked the wrong side, forward Olivier Giroud said on Sunday . In Russia, he has scored his team's first and last goal, converting a penalty kick in the second half of its opening win over Australia, then setting up one goal and scoring another in a 2-0 quarterfinal victory over Uruguay.

by | July 09, 2018 | 19:28

His split featured four from between 10 and 33 feet, posting 1.545 putts per GIR and 2.867 SG: Putting with 26 total putts. "Just being more comfortable over the golf ball and trusting what I'm doing". Missing a cut is easy to do out here. Lee Westwood is on 5-under, while tournament host Rory McIlroy is seven off the pace after a disappointing 73.

by | July 09, 2018 | 19:11

This is going to take some time to fix. "For now we are not discussing next year but everything is possible". We're going to have good and bad weekends ahead but we're not going to quit. "What we've announced is the start of a journey, we're not done yet". In the second session, the auto behaved well and we did some tyre tests, but clearly the vehicle is quite similar to how it was in France and Austria .

by | July 09, 2018 | 18:34

The move allows him to stay in London, play first team football and join a club whose fanbase's passion matches the blood and thunder that he plays with on the pitch. Who could West Ham sign next this summer? "I want to be playing here in front of the Hammers , and my bond I've had with the club over my childhood will make it even more special".

by | July 09, 2018 | 17:46

It's thought a £6.5 million fee has been agreed with his arrival likely to trigger the shock departure of Ben Foster, Albion's undisputed number one for the past eight seasons. Johnstone spent seven seasons at United, but never played a single minute for the Red Devils, instead being loaned out to a number of clubs, including Yeovil, Doncaster and Preston.

by | July 09, 2018 | 16:42

Hamilton, a five-time victor at Silverstone, posted a best lap of 1:26.722 seconds around the 5.891-kilometre course but Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari was just 0.093 seconds behind. Red Bull finished 1.2s off the pace, Max Verstappen edging Daniel Ricciardo in the battle for fifth position, the duo separated by a mere 0.006s.

by | July 09, 2018 | 14:42

The Spanish Football Federation were not immediately available for comment. Spain had a horrendous World Cup as far as their expectations go and it led to the inevitable resigning of stand in manager Fernando Hierro but now they have their targets set on their new man.

by | July 09, 2018 | 12:45

France worldwide Fekir was set to join the Reds for around £53m but the switch collapsed at the last minute due to medical concerns. France face Belgium in the semi-finals on Tuesday. "I did it with [Corentin] Tolisso and [Samuel] Umtiti". And the 20-year-old, who has progressed through Lyon's renowned academy since joining the club in 2009, has now penned a new deal until June 2023.

by | July 09, 2018 | 12:43

The hosts Zimbabwe were eliminated as they were not able to win a single game in the three-nation series. "He's been brilliant. Finchy and I spoke privately yesterday and I told him he's done a great job at the top of the order". Nic Maddinson, who managed scores of 5 and 2 in his first two global limited-overs games in almost five years on this tour, has been dropped. He still remains a unsafe prospect for any opposition, though, and his will be a prized wicket for the Pakistanis.

by | July 09, 2018 | 12:18

His Sacramento teammate and fellow former Blue Devil Harry Giles also struggled after a promising opener by going 2 of 9 and scoring just four points in 28 minutes. Nick King followed with 13 points and four rebounds. Wagner finished 5 for 10 from the field, including 2 for 4 from 3-point range and his blocked shots help the Lakers hold the Warriors to 37.5 percent shooting.

by | July 09, 2018 | 12:15

Pirelli believes a one-stop is possible if tyre temperatures can be kept under control, but let them spiral upwards and a two-stop comes into play. "This is the greatest race of the year and this is the greatest crowd and I'm sorry I couldn't bring it home for you today", Hamilton told his disappointed fans.

by | July 09, 2018 | 11:48

He added: "President Vladimir Putin called me during the day and called me right now". What I would like is the England from before, but now they are very strong and we have to respect them. A number of other Croatia players were receiving massages and stretching of their legs before extra time and before the shootout. The host nation bowed out after losing 4-3 on penalties following a 2-2 draw.

by | July 09, 2018 | 10:46

The showdown between two of golf's most popular athletes was originally scheduled for July 3 in Las Vegas , but the details surrounding the match's TV rights and corporate sponsorships reportedly weren't settled in time. It's a heavyweight bout to take two of the golf's biggest stars out of their comfort zone in an unorthodox way that could reshape American golf as we know it.

by | July 09, 2018 | 08:31

India scored 148/5 in the last match at Cardiff , but in reply England emerged victorious with two balls remaining. Despite that, India were on course with 70 on board for 2 wickets at the end of powerplay. We're gonna continue and try different things. A dab to backward point brought Rohit his third T20 century, before Pandya hammered a Jordan delivery back over his head to close out the win in emphatic style.

by | July 09, 2018 | 07:45

Hamilton stayed close in third, hoping for a chance. Hamilton stopped for new tyres after 25 laps and dropped back to sixth. Polesitter Hamilton bogged down at the start, dropping him to third and putting him under pressure from Raikkonen on the approach to the Village complex.

by | July 09, 2018 | 05:38

It would have been three times, of course, but for the last lap collision between Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in 2016 which left the German driver limping home in a damaged auto. "They have the full picture". Vandoorne's session would get worse however, as his McLaren's front wing collapsed as he ran wide over the rumble strips on the exit of the final corner.

by | July 09, 2018 | 01:07

A three-time Wimbledon victor has earned more records after defeating Edmund, reaching the fourth round at Wimbledon for the 11th time that puts him in the fourth place in the Open era together with John McEnroe and Andy Murray . "I have wonderful memories of Centre Court and Court one and I'm looking forward to competing some more". "That's something that I can tolerate for a little bit, but I'm going to show that I'm present, as well, that they can't do whatever they feel like doing".

by | July 09, 2018 | 00:42

It was predictable in many ways, therefore, that the deadlock was broken from a set piece. The overachieving hosts, the lowest ranked nation in the tournament, were trying to make it to the World Cup semifinals for the first time since the Soviet Union team finished fourth at the 1966 tournament in England .

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.