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Stosur knocked out in Nottingham

Watson passed-up two break points in the following game before Konta served out to take the first. Konta was trailing 4-1 in the second set but fought back to beat British No 2 Watson on a tie-break in the windy conditions. "It is definitely not ea...

US Open: Phil Mickelson melts down, hits still-rolling ball

Gretzky says Johnson, who has a four-shot lead at Shinnecock Hills , never blames conditions or a golf course when something goes wrong on the course. "I just haven't done that". You're going to try to hit fairways. Things looked promising when Wo...

Russian Federation romps, fans revel and Putin is pleased in World Cup opener

In a squad without World Cup experience, Osama Hawsawi's 135 caps of worldwide know-how could prove crucial in allowing Saudi Arabia to make a fist of its matches. Substitute Denis Cheryshev , who replaced Alan Dzagoev , doubled the lead fo...

Taxi hits pedestrians in Moscow amid World Cup festivities

Russia is now hosting the World Cup and Moscow is one of 11 Russian cities where tournament games are being played. Chris Irvine is Senior News Editor at Fox News . "He was shouting: "It wasn't me". The driver has been arrested after reporte...

Mickelson throws 'putting tantrum' at US Open

Upset at how things were going, Mickelson hit a bad putt on the 13th hole and the ball rolled past the hole. Mickelson's bogey putt from above the hole ran by the cup and was headed down a slope when he ran over and swatted it back toward the hole as...

England get early breakthrough against Australia

But Billy Stanlake gave Australia hope of victory when his second ball of England's reply cut back sharply to bowl Jason Roy for a duck on his Surrey home ground. Disgraced Aussie cricketer David Warner will feature as part of Nine's commentary t...

Conor McGregor makes brief court appearance

The 29-year-old Irishman, nattily clad in a blue plaid suit and striped tie, stood silently as a judge continued his $50,000 bail in the weird case that started when a McGregor meltdown led to an assault on fellow fighters during a UFC media day ...

India vs Afghanistan - Highlights & Stats

Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets as India skittled out Afghanistan for 103 in the final session while following on at Bangalore's M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Phil Simmons , the Afghanistan coach, agreed there was an "air of disappointment" at how ...

NZ’s Amelia Kerr hits unbeaten 232, smashes women’s ODI batting record

Leigh Kasperek also scored a brilliant century, as New Zealand finished with 440/3 on their allotted 50 overs. She is overall the 4th in ODI cricket to complete the double after Vivian Richards, Paul Collingwood and Rohan Mustafa. The Wellington-b...

Egypt start without Salah, Uruguay at full strength

Uruguay finished the match strongly with El-Shenawy making a fantastic one-handed save to push away Cavani's well-struck effort from the edge of the penalty area late on. Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez said: "To win matches in this group means we will...

Fun facts about FIFA World Cup every football fan should know

Morocco was bidding for the fifth time to host the world's biggest single-sport fiesta, and has launched a compact bid in which all host cities are within a radius of maximum two hours by air travel. With the FIFA Congress decision to award the 202...

Canelo vs. GGG II Rebooked For This Fall

Both sides continued negotiations with Alvarez and Golden Boy Promotions slowly conceding ground to GGG before putting their final offer on the table: a 57½-42½ split in Canelo's favor and a deadline of 12 p.m. "It's finally on", Loeffler said in a t...

FA heaps praise on Gareth Southgate but frets over England’s future defence

You will see that. Early exits in the group stages at the 2014 World Cup and in humiliating fashion to Iceland at Euro 2016 have tempered expectations England can end a 52-year wait to win the World Cup. He has made courageous selection decisions...

Afghanistan v India - Inaugural Test Match - Preview - the Red Ball Challenge

Mohammed Shahzad, Mohammed Nabi, Rashid and others, led by Asghar Stanikzai , will look to put up a fight and make the world accept they belong at the top table. "As President of Afghanistan , I welcome their maiden Test match against India ". ...

Pique says Ronaldo 'prone to diving' after thrilling draw

The Real Madrid forward was taken down in the box by Nacho as he attempted to find some space to get a shot away, and the referee pointed to the spot. Busquets and Costa combined for Spain's equalizer in the 55th. He has also now scored in ei...

Messi, Di Maria, Aguero in attack for Argentina

Argentina's best player in those finals is still their best player today: Lionel Messi, who remains at the top of his game and will probably go down as one of the best competitors in history. After losing the 2014 World Cup final to Germany, Argent...

Didier Deschamps Backing France's Rising Stars To Shine At World Cup

Criticism of the French star arises when speculating his social media use. Graceful and lithe, Tostao was part of Brazil's legendary 1970 team that captured the World Cup and the planet's imagination. There's always so much on the line in the ope...

Kyrie Irving Won't Talk about a Contract Extension with the Celtics

This could mean that the Celtics begin to explore trades for Irving to make sure they get some value back for a player who could leave for nothing. Thanks to the structure of National Basketball Association contracts and increased TV revenue next y...

Iran boss Queiroz quiet on Spain's coaching debacle

Queiroz is furious with Nike for not supplying his Iran side with boots. Our players are full of enthusiasm and energy for the match. We have addressed this concern to Federation Internationale de Football Association and the minimum Nike should do...

Kawhi Leonard wants out from San Antonio Spurs

Leonard has communicated with coach Gregg Popovich in recent days, sources say, but the two have yet to speak in person. Leonard, according to sources, has grown frustrated with how the organization handled his quad injury and feels the franchise t...

Leicester City Travel To Manchester United In 2018/19 Premier League Opener

The redeveloped White Hart Lane will not be ready for the start of the season, so their first home game against the Cottagers will be played at the national stadium. The games against Manchester United will first be staged at the Etihad Stadium on 10...

Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United

Philippe Lamboley claims United want to extend Martial's deal - and BBC Sport understands the club do not want the Frenchman to leave Old Trafford. United's failure to agree terms over a new deal has convinced the player he's not really valued at the...

Ryan Fox tied for 20th, four shots off leaders at US Open

For those who aren't avid golfers, that's a disastrous start to your round. Woods appeared to be rolling along towards a round of three or four over par until a four-putt double-bogey on the par-4 14th derailed him. A four-putt double-bogey. Not ...

Arsenal star set for talks with Unai Emery this week

If reports are to be believed, Arsenal have nearly completed the deal for Sampdoria star Lucas Torreira . Leno has always been angling for a move away from Leverkusen, with the former German worldwide - who was left out of their World Cup sq...

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah fit and ready to fire against Uruguay

Salah's absence came as a surprise after coach Hector Cuper had said on Thursday he was nearly 100 percent certain to play . Liverpool star Salah, who celebrates his 26th birthday on Friday, suffered a shoulder injury in his side's Champions Lea...

Carlos Queiroz furious over Iran Nike World Cup football boots snub

An ESPN report from Moscow said the Nike decision had left Iranian football officials baffled, noting that the US company had supplied the team at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil when similar sanctions were in effect. The Iranian winger Alireza Jaha...

Trump on 2026 winning bid

Soccer. "Thank you so, so very much for this incredible honour". The English Football Association revealed it had voted for the United 2026 bid in a statement. Why Did The "United" Bid Win? . The players themselves also seem to be excited th...

Wind-blown Shinnecock does a number on U.S. Open field

The Hollywwod had been bullish about his prospects after a lengthy spell of preparation at Shinnecock and other courses on Long Island, but his prospects of a second US Open title were quickly blown off course. The guys weren't going anywhere tod...

Antoine Griezmann confirms he's staying put at Atletico Madrid

The whole thing was inspired by National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James, who announced his move to Miami from Cleveland on a TV programme also called "The Decision ". "Over the next days, both clubs will work to close the agreement ...

Uruguay win, all eyes on Morocco vs Iran

However, Cuper has claimed that Salah is "almost 100% certain" to feature against Uruguay in Yekaterinberg on Friday afternoon. Salah, who turned 26 on Friday, instead remained his seat as his side crumbled under the late pressure. The two-time ...

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Shubhankar Sharma four shots behind leader

Two-time tournament victor , Justin Thomas , is the 5/1 favourite to win the CIMB Classic, followed by another dual champion in Ryan Moore , who can be backed at 12/1 (six places...

Fight Wilder and fury could not take place

Talking exclusively to Express Sport, trainer Nelson revealed his belief in the young heavyweight, claiming Bakole would take on any of the "big three" in his next fight. Fury is h...

Jadon Sancho responds when asked about £100m Tottenham, Liverpool rumour

Preston North End loanee Lukas Nmecha is encouraged to see youth being given its chance in the England squad in the shape of Jadon Sancho and Mason Mount. "I knew about Theo Walc...

Henry to raid Arsenal for Kwame Ampadu

Reports out of France and England have stated that the Arsenal legend is the favorite to be named the new manager of Monaco , after the club on the French Riviera sacked manage...

Khabib meets Putin: Russian president congratulates UFC champ on ‘worthy’ victory

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has met Russian President Vladimir Putin, with the leader congratulating Nurmagomedov on his win over Conor McGregor - which Putin ...

Thunder-Bolt strikes twice for Mariners

He had missed a chance with his head in the opening 45 minutes, but he did get a second late on taking advantage of a defensive mixup to tap into an open goal . Bolt headed a McC...

It's not right! Saha hits out at Pogba's Mourinho comments

The 25-year-old midfielder played a big part in Les Bleus' campaign in Russian Federation , scoring a goal in the final as Didier Deschamps' side beat Croatia 4-2 to lift the cov...

Predicted Indian squad for Australia Tests

Another surprise was the exclusion of both Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar who featured for India in the Asia Cup. Thakur returned to the squad after recovering and playing...

Giants cut Ereck Flowers after tumultuous struggles

The Giants could promote tackle Brian Mihalik from the practice squad to serve as an emergency swing tackle with center/guard Spencer Pulley serving as an extra lineman and jumbo...

Jay Ajayi: Eagles Playcalling vs. Vikings 'Doesn't Make Sense to Me'

But Wentz was called for intentional grounding and coach Doug Pederson elected not to let Jake Elliott try a 58-yarder. It can be as simple as not taking an 8-yard sack on firs...

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Kanye West loves - and hugs

Kanye West loves - and hugs

He told Trump he had stopped a potential war with North Korea. On Oct. 1, West - who prefers to be called "Ye" although no one calls him that that - also told TMZ he was going ...

Prison reform, Chicago violence on menu for Kanye-Trump White House lunch

Prison reform, Chicago violence on menu for Kanye-Trump White House lunch

When Mr. West stopped his monologue for a moment, the president commented, "I'll tell you what, that was pretty impressive". "That was quite something". "We are cheating on our c...

Trump's stunned silence as Kanye rants in White House

Trump's stunned silence as Kanye rants in White House

West also mentioned North Korea and said , to Trump , "You stopped the war". But West said many people told him the most important thing is to make sure to curb any stop-and-fris...

Fabinho insists he is adapting well at Liverpool

Fabinho insists he is adapting well at Liverpool

Before the start of the new Premier League season, everyone had their money on Manchester City to defend their league title. "But I've kept a positive mind, worked really har...

Kyrgios attracts more scrutiny from officials, says Woodbridge

Kyrgios attracts more scrutiny from officials, says Woodbridge

Kyrgios made no initial public comment after his defeat to qualifier Klahn, but has previously spoken of his intent to learn from Federer. During the second set, Dumusois was ove...

Manchester United under pressure due to poor form - Fred

Both players were seen as leaders within the dressing room. France and Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has told AFP in an interview that his worldwide teammates gi...

Jadeja hits debut ton as India declare on record 649-9

Jadeja hits debut ton as India declare on record 649-9

Reacting to the comparisons and frenzy, Indian captain Virat Kohli on the eve of second Test said "I don't think he should be rushed into anything yet because you need to give ...

Majorca Floods: Two Brits Reported Dead After Heavy Rain Sweeps Island

Majorca Floods: Two Brits Reported Dead After Heavy Rain Sweeps Island

The UK's Foreign Office said it was "urgently seeking updates" from Spanish authorities, according to the BBC , amidst fears of additional casualties among British nationals. Sp...

Steelers' Antonio Brown faces two lawsuits in Florida

Steelers' Antonio Brown faces two lawsuits in Florida

Through the course of their investigation, police determined Brown had become angered and started throwing things in the apartment and off the balcony on the 14th floor . A glass ...