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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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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 ...