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2017 slump was key to Wimbledon title, says Kerber

Williams has been praised across social media for her performance today, with entrepreneur Everette Taylor writing: 'Serena Williams came back from pregnancy to make it to the finals of Wimbledon at nearly 37 years old. Seven-times champion Willi...

Eden Hazard casts further doubt on Chelsea future

The London club has just announced its new coach, Maurizio Sarri , and a new signing, Jorginho, was initially reluctant to sell the Belgian keeper and repeatedly offered him an improved contract to stay. Hazard has always been linked with Real Mad...

Fatigue not a concern for Dalic ahead of World Cup final

Speaking ahead of Saturday's third place play-off match against Belgium, Southgate added: "I'm old enough now that I don't have to beat myself up unnecessarily". Russian Federation denies any link to the incident and accuses Britain of using the pois...

Bulls, Parker agree to 2-year deal

The Bucks weren't going to match a Bulls offer sheet, and the deal - brokered with Parker's agent Mark Bartelstein - allowed a good-faith gesture for Parker to sign a shorter deal with the Bulls. The Bulls also announced the release of guard Julya...

Fans react to Belgium beating England in World Cup third-place play-off

Belgium bookended the game with goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard to achieve their best-ever result in the tournament. England lost despite having possession of the ball for 58% of the match and taking more shots. We scored the biggest...

Kevin Anderson Outlasts John Isner in a Five-Set Marathon at Wimbledon

Anderson served for the match and it ended with Isner planting a forehand wide, the American's dream over. Nadal leads overall (26-25) and at Grand Slam tournaments (9-4), while they're even at Wimbledon (1-1), where Djokovic won their 2011 final.

Chelsea confirm Antonio Conte's sacking with terse statement

Antonio Conte's two-year tenure as Chelsea manager which began with a bang last year after winning the Premier League title ended sourly on Friday with the club announcing they had parted company with him. Conte's average of 2.14 points per game...

Meghan and Kate will attend Wimbledon on Saturday

It's insane. I don't even know how to feel because I literally didn't think I'd do this well in my fourth tournament back. Victory on Saturday will tie Williams with Australian Margaret Court on a record 24 Grand Slam titles but Navratilova belie...

TPC Boston loses annual FedEx Cup playoff tourney

A FedEx Cup playoff event has been eliminated as part of a revamped, tighter schedule that will allow its season to end a week before the football season begins in the United States. The BMW Championship will be held at Chicago's Medinah No. 3 in 2...

LeBron James Mural Vandalism Video Released

Lakers next season. The detail of every aspect was incredible, and many Lakers fans took photos with the mural while it was up. "The amusing thing is, I painted Kobe a couple of years ago and people, like, were very quick to forget that one".

Liverpool goalkeeper's nightmare 2018 season continues, back with another howler in friendly

They have wrapped up Brazilian midfield general Fabinho from AS Monaco days after their Champions League final heartbreak against Real Madrid and have also welcomed RB Leipzig's Naby Keita who agreed a long-term deal last summer. Klopp was irritated ...

Gareth Southgate already planning for Euro 2020 following England's World Cup exit

Southgate praised the passion and focus of his players and insisted that they are heading in the right direction. Roberto Martinez's side, who were beaten 1-0 by France in the last four, topped Group G ahead of England after an Adnan Januzaj go...

Anderson into Wimbledon final after second longest ever Grand Slam singles match

TBD. Yes, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic did not finish their semifinal, with the Serb up two sets to one. Nadal and Djokovic will meet for the 52nd time. Wimbledon's lack of a fifth set tiebreaker in one of the things that makes the major un...

Isaiah Thomas agrees to deal with Nuggets

In 2016-17, Thomas was the driving force behind the Celtics' run to the Eastern Conference Finals while earning All-NBA Second Team honors along the way. Maybe these posts had an effect as it was reported soon after that he had signed a one-year deal...

Wimbledon 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori to make semis

But, playing on Court One for the first time in three years, Federer was unusually error-prone. His record of 34 straight Wimbledon wins when up 2-0 was snapped in the third set, and Federer fell shortly after. Anger and cutting a disconsolate figu...

Serena Survives Challenge From Unseeded Camila Giorgi To Advance To Wimbledon Semis

Williams, who missed last year's Wimbledon because of pregnancy, has not lost here since 2014 and has now won 18 consecutive matches on the London lawns. "It's now all gone", Ostapenko said. "After five years of first-round losses here, I think...

Cesc Fabregas pays tribute to Antonio Conte BEFORE Chelsea confirm sacking

A statement reads: " Chelsea Football Club and Antonio Conte have parted company. I wish you every success in the future". Sarri is set to utilise his Napoli links to bring Jorginho with him to Stamford Bridge, and there have also been sugge...

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex 'admits she misses TV show Suits'

Kate and Meghan have a supportive friendship , and Kate has helped show Meghan the ropes. PA Wire/PA Images The Duchess of Sussex pictured during her visit to Dublin, Ireland on July 11. There were also visits to the Book of Kells at Trinity Co...

Jeremy Lin traded by Brooklyn Nets to Atlanta Hawks

The Nets will acquire Kenneth Faried , Darrell Arthur , a protected 2019 first round pick and a future second round pick from the Denver Nuggets. Lin was traded to Atlanta for an unprotected 2020 second-round pick via Portland and. During the 201...

Papa John's Stock Soars After Founder Resigns For Using N-Word

The company had a strong relationship with the University of Louisville, but on Wednesday, the university announced Schnatter had resigned from its board of trustees and it would consider re-naming its Papa John's Cardinal Stadium . He apologized ...

Indian Women's Cricket Coach Tushar Arothe Quits Over 'Training Methods'

India Women's Cricket Team Coach Tushar Arothe has stepped down from the role citing personal reasons, the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) said on Tuesday. The team also had a dismal Twenty20 tri-nation tournament against En...

Thai cave operation: Pumps failed after last boy rescued

They were brought out safely following an extraordinary saga of global cooperation and ingenuity, as experts from many fields planned how to manoeuvre all 13 out alive. "They were making progress, but it was very little progress and they were exhaust...

English fans erupt at that Kieran Tripper goal

Queen Mathilde of Belgium was also present at the stadium. Didier Deschamps' side will now face the victor of Wednesday's tie between England and Croatia in Moscow . Fans in Paris celebrate France's victory against Belgium in the World Cup s...

Major League Baseball to consider taking Justin Verlander's advice on All-Star voting

With a total of 4.84 million votes, Jose Altuve was the leading vote getter among all Major League Baseball players for the 2018 All-Star Game. Altuve will start at second base for the American League squad for the 4th consecutive season while ma...

BMC time-trial win puts Van Avermaet in yellow

Already this year he has finished second in the time trial at the Tour of California and Tour of Basque Country and fifth at the Criterium du Dauphine. Few could have predicted the wild final run into Fontenay on Saturday which left four-time champio...

Transfer Latest: Chelsea Still Chasing Manager Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea are close to completing a €65 million (£57.5m) combined deal to appoint Maurizio Sarri as their new head coach and sign Italy worldwide midfielder Jorginho, Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis said. Italian outlet CalcioNapoli24 ha...

I don’t fear for my England T20 career, says Joe Root

The ODI team have lost only four of their last 20 completed matches since September past year and return to Trent Bridge, where they set a world record 481-6 against the beleaguered Australians last month - Hales making 147 and Jonny Bairstow 139 in ...

Del Potro scraps past Simon to set up Nadal clash

Only a spirited fightback from Nadal saved the Spaniard from suffering a similar five-set fate to Federer, the world No.1 scraping past Juan Martin del Potro 7-5 6-7 (7-9) 4-6 6-4 6-4 in a Centre Court classic. "At the moment I'm feeling sad", del...

Liverpool legend Aldridge branded Lovren 'accident waiting to happen' before Croatia triumph

Less than two months after lining up for Liverpool in the Champions League final, he is now heading for the biggest match in global football. The signing of a world class goalkeeper remains the primary target for Liverpool this summer, partic...

Gareth Southgate gave England staff handwritten notes before World Cup

The Three Lions once again scored from a dead ball situation, their eighth set-piece goal of this World Cup. Dalic said he had allowed his players to celebrate the victory on Wednesday night and was consequently unaware of the extent of any injurie...

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Djokovic stunned by Greek teen Tsitsipas in Toronto

Djokovic, a four-time Rogers Cup champion, faded in the decisive set against the flashy 19-year-old, who played with poise and power on a warm, breezy afternoon at Aviva Centre o...

Ramsey and Monreal in Emirates training session ahead of Man City clash

Emery faced Pep Guardiola regularly when they were in charge of Valencia and Barcelona respectively. We also need time, but now I am happy because I think the players are improvi...

Liverpool have improved but need to be more clinical, Klopp says

The Reds have been keeping a really high line in their warm-up matches and teams have been getting in behind on occasion so the Austrian could benefit. Myself and many others bel...

Huddersfield 0-3 Chelsea: Premier League highlights and recap

Sarri started Eden Hazard on the bench against the Terriers but the Belgian proved vast after coming on late in the second half as he set Pedro up with the Blues' third goal . ...

Sarri's Chelsea too good for Huddersfield

Here are the winners and losers from the match. Chelsea fans should not expect Kepa Arrizabalaga to be at the level of Thibaut Courtois straightaway, says Blues boss Mau...

English club Leicester City transfer Turkish defender

Liverpool first broke the transfer record by bringing in Alisson Becker from AS Roma, but Chelsea chose to go one step better by signing young Athletic Bilbao shot-stopper Ke...

Bairstow & Woakes put England in strong position at Lord’s

The all-rounder shared a sixth-wicket stand of 189 with Jonny Bairstow, who fell seven short of a hundred of his own, to help England to 357-6, a lead of 250, when bad light brou...

Anderson takes five as India 107 all out at stumps

After the entire first day was lost to rain, further wet conditions forced a delayed start with England captain Joe Root eventually winning the toss and putting India in to bat...

Koepka leads PGA Championship after third round

Woods, searching for a first major win since the 2008 US Open, moved into contention after a blistering front nine which contained five birdies and one bogey. "I know he's a little...

Tiger Woods battles inflammation ‘everywhere’ this week at PGA Championship

I've done a lot of good things. It is the third career major start for Suri, who also played in the 2017 and 2018 Open Championships. "It's something you have to sort of ease thr...

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Pogba scores as Man United wins Premier League opener

Pogba scores as Man United wins Premier League opener

We have big and multi-functional coaching staffs, and I think we are more the head coach than the manager. The two-time Champions League victor added: "At this point I'd just ...

Jose Mourinho 'desperate' for strong Manchester United start

Jose Mourinho 'desperate' for strong Manchester United start

Manchester United need to sign two more players before the window slams shut, according to Wayne Rooney. "Maybe on the next game I leave it to Alexis". "It's the best feeling I ha...

Chelsea midfielder close to joining AC Milan

Chelsea midfielder close to joining AC Milan

Milan can not pay a fee for Bakayoko this summer due to Financial Fair Play restrictions but have proposed a loan deal. The Blues have been relatively quiet in the transfer wind...

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United left in a hard position'

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United left in a hard position'

Leicester, meanwhile, enter the season hoping that Algerian signing Rachid Ghezzal proves an adequate replacement for Riyad Mahrez , but they have retained a strong spine to their...

Jose Mourinho: I'm now a coach, not a manager

Jose Mourinho: I'm now a coach, not a manager

United finished second in the Premier League last season but ended up a massive 19 points behind champions and big rivals Manchester City. "A good match. People criticise him a...

Everton sign Barça's Mina and Gomes, Shakhtar's Bernard

Everton sign Barça's Mina and Gomes, Shakhtar's Bernard

Everton's season-long loan deal for Portugal's Gomes will see them pay 2.25 million euros (RM10.6 million) and the player's wages. This is a great opportunity for me and I am look...

Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

Guice had first-round talent entering the National Football League draft process, but slid due to character concerns stemming from an alleged incident during his visit with the ...

Arsenal coach Unai Emery: Stan Kroenke takeover of club is 'positive'

Arsenal coach Unai Emery: Stan Kroenke takeover of club is 'positive'

Laurent Koscielny is our only other major absentee as the French centre-back continues to recover from surgery on an Achilles injury that he suffered towards the back end of last ...

Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago

Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago

And it wasn't just a simple "yes" reply from Pele. He decided to make a prediction ahead of the big kick-off. He replied: "It's the start of the @PremierLeague today". "The pla...