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Sports Past champs Sharapova, Kvitova beaten at Wimbledon of upsets
Author: 0 Past champs Sharapova, Kvitova beaten at Wimbledon of upsets

It's something I've dreamed of my whole life. But it isn't the end. She told reporters that perhaps she had wanted success at the slams too much. So I make a promise that I'm going to be very patient and I'm going to try to break it again for the other side.

Sports Wimbledon 2018: Keys admits to being distracted by Serena clash
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2018: Keys admits to being distracted by Serena clash

She will play the Italian Camila Giorgi , a 3-6, 7-6, 6-2 victor over another Czech, Katerina Siniakova . "You have to win the last point, and I didn't succeed in that today". Fourth seed Alexander Zverev found himself in trouble and trailing by two sets to one against American Taylor Fritz when bad light stopped play. But he easily held serve in the next game and broke Zeballos again to close out the match.

Sports Willian Focused On Brazil, Not Barcelona Rumors
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Mina scored three goals in three World Cup appearances from centre-back, but struggled to force his way into Barcelona's starting eleven last season. Jose Mourinho is fighting a battle with Ed Woodward to get the budget for the players he wants; a battle which traditionally ends with Mourinho leaving his job one way or the other.

Sports Mbappe to donate world cup match fees to charity
Author: 0 Mbappe to donate world cup match fees to charity

France will face the victor of Uruguay's game against Portugal, with Mbappe aiming to add to his tally in Sochi. Thauvin - who replaced Mbappe in the 89th minute for his first appearance at Russian Federation 2018 - says the 19-year-old's brilliance could scarcely be believed by those on the sidelines.

Sports Brazil's Marcelo to start on bench against Mexico
Author: 0 Brazil's Marcelo to start on bench against Mexico

Brazil full-back Marcelo will not start their round of 16 clash against Mexico at Samara Arena on Monday. The Kwese studio crew break down all the important statistics and point out what Brazil did better than their competition to finish atop Group E.

Sports Belgium losing no sleep over Brazil, says Kompany
Author: 0 Belgium losing no sleep over Brazil, says Kompany

His knowledge of his club mate could prove hugely beneficial as Tite looks to starve Belgium's formidable attack of supply. "The last, and only time Brazil and Belgium played each other in World Cup was way back in 2002 when the South Americans were the eventual winners", Barreto added.

Sports F1: Mercedes British GP practice Verstappen brought to a halt
Author: 0 F1: Mercedes British GP practice Verstappen brought to a halt

The Austrian Grand Prix had a few unexpected twists and turns, with both Mercedes AMG F1 machines retiring from the race, while Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen managed to take a fine victory at the event. Romain Grosjean was fourth ahead of his Ferrari-powered Haas team-mate Kevin Magnussen, Esteban Ocon and his Force India team-mate Sergio Perez. He leads fellow four times world champion Lewis Hamilton , victor for the past four years at Silverstone, by a point ahead of the 10th ...

Sports Russian couple divorces over Ronaldo-Messi debate
Author: 0 Russian couple divorces over Ronaldo-Messi debate

The yellow-shirted hordes in the stands cheered it just as loudly as they once would an Ibrahimovic wonder-strike and, like the fans, Andersson does not really care what outsiders think about the way his team plays their football. "We have a chance, but it will be quite complicated". It'll be the most hard game they'll have played so far, they can bet on that. With Messi now 31 and Ronaldo 33, this World Cup could show us who will pick up the torch.

Sports Tiger Woods at Quicken Loans National: Tiger shoots 68
Author: 0 Tiger Woods at Quicken Loans National: Tiger shoots 68

The course has no par 5s on the front nine, but there are two on the back nine. No one got rattled, perhaps because Woods never made enough birdies or enough of a move. Despite the setback at the 18th, Woods sounded generally happy with his form on the greens in his first tournament using a new "mallet" putter, so called because of its resemblance to the tool.

Sports Mourinho surprised by England theatrics against Colombia
Author: 0 Mourinho surprised by England theatrics against Colombia

Can this World Cup get any more mental? The English players to have missed penalties are not really part of any exclusive club. England manager Gareth Southgate defended his players' behavior. "That needed a bit of a review as the players were being substituted". The Everton No. 1 admitted that it was not by chance that he made the crucial block.

Sports Everton 'table bid for Barcelona defender Yerry Mina'
Author: 0 Everton 'table bid for Barcelona defender Yerry Mina'

The 23-year-old arrived in January and has shown he can be a threat in the opposition penalty area, but he struggled in defence and wasn't convincing when playing the ball out from the back. A move like this would be ideal for both parties and if Liverpool are interested, it's one that would be good to hijack. The Catalans are concerned Mina will take time to adapt to life in Europe so have made a decision to send him out on loan and TeamTalk claim Fenerbahce are in advanced talks over ...

Sports Salah's new contract shows belief in Liverpool: Klopp
Author: 0 Salah's new contract shows belief in Liverpool: Klopp

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says last season proved the club "is back on track". "It demonstrates two things very clearly also - his belief in Liverpool and our belief in him". That delay has allowed other clubs to enter the race for Ndombele, with Arsenal now tracking the midfielder very closely; Juventus , Manchester City and Liverpool are also keen.

Sports Serena powers past qualifier into third round
Author: 0 Serena powers past qualifier into third round

If she wins Wimbledon , Williams would equal Margaret Court´s record of 24 Grand Slam titles. Commenting after the victory, Federer admitted to the BBC that he "played very well". A year ago, Buzarnescu was ranked 213 and lost in Wimbledon qualifying - yet now she will face Czech seventh seed Karolina Pliskova for a place in the last 16.

Sports Lee Grant completes £1.5m move to Manchester United from Stoke
Author: 0 Lee Grant completes £1.5m move to Manchester United from Stoke

But at the same time, I intend to use my experience to help the team whenever possible . Manchester United have signed Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred and Portuguese defender Diogo Dalot in the summer transfer window so far. "I'm looking forward to meeting my team-mates and giving everything possible for the club in the upcoming season". It is not a glamorous signing, but it could be a necessary one, as United's third choice goalkeeper Joel Perreira is likely to be sent out on loan.

Sports Andre Agassi perplexed by ‘unexplainable’ Roger Federer exploits
Author: 0 Andre Agassi perplexed by ‘unexplainable’ Roger Federer exploits

Serena Williams progressed into the third round with a dominant straight-set win over Bulgaria's Viktoriya Tomova. Federer didn't drop a point on his serve in the entire second set and kept that streak going until he was 30-0 up at 4-1 in the third, when Lacko sent a backhand victor down the line.

Sports Arsenal transfer rumours: Steven N'Zonzi, Andre Gomes and Lucas Torreira
Author: 0 Arsenal transfer rumours: Steven N'Zonzi, Andre Gomes and Lucas Torreira

He made 24 appearances last season, including eight in the Europa League, as we reached the semi-finals. The 2017-18 season, in particular, was one to forget for Gomes, who managed a mere 10 starts across all competitions. Granit Xhaka has already been tied down to a new long-term deal and could thrive under Emery's management, especially alongside the more defensively minded Lucas Torreira who is expected to join from Sampdoria in a £26million deal after the World Cup.

Author: 0 Blac Chyna has been secretly dating a teenage boxer

We reported that Blac Chyna already has a new boo, pro boxer Devin Haney . 50 Cent , who takes a very keen interest in boxing, was quick to weigh in on Blac Chyna's latest relationship in typical savage style. In the remainder of his caption, 50 warns Haney about the potential dangers of dating Chyna. Quickly after, they began hooking up and seeing each other quite regularly, said the source.

Sports Knicks have offered Mario Hezonja a contract
Author: 0 Knicks have offered Mario Hezonja a contract

The Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings and Memphis Grizzlies were reportedly interested in Hezonja. Hezonja will slot in at the 3 and 4 in NY. The Knicks are pursuing Mario Hezonja . Man, free agency is getting wild. Players will be signed to short-term deals that will enable the Knicks to clear cap space for a max-level talent in 2019.

Sports Is Cristiano Ronaldo retiring from global football?
Author: 0 Is Cristiano Ronaldo retiring from global football?

Cristiano Ronaldo declined to comment on his worldwide future after bowing out of the World Cup following Portugal's 2-1 defeat by Uruguay. "Your support was and always will be fundamental to us", Ronaldo wrote on Instagram alongside the Portuguese flag.

Sports Who's saying what at the World Cup
Author: 0 Who's saying what at the World Cup

And it was the right foot that helped to break through Mexico's stern resistance in Samara . But Ronaldo said Neymar - who is one of the most fouled players in the entire tournament - needed more protecting. "It's not a sin". "We will have a real clarity of how to play against players like Neymar and Philippe Coutinho, that can change the game in a second.

Sports History off our back, says Kane as England grow up
Author: 0 History off our back, says Kane as England grow up

So far it has worked and the Three Lions find themselves in the quarter finals on merit and it would be mad to change to an unfamiliar system for the national team's biggest game since 2006. "I think he's fine", Southgate said of Alli. That's why I didn't go there. "Congratulations to England and Southgate", he added. Kitt said he felt guilty about celebrating in front of his wife, but the couple say they are now looking forward to supporting England on Saturday.

Sports A putt in the Park wins another major
Author: 0 A putt in the Park wins another major

After all, it was a sweltering week. KILDEER, Ill. - Sung Hyun Park beat So Yeon Ryu on the second hole of a playoff in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship for her second major title. England's Charley Hull was a shot behind after a final-round 67, sharing sixth place with Canada's Brooke Henderson , who began the day second but faded with a 74.

Sports LeBron James meeting with advisors in ‘Decision Cave’
Author: 0 LeBron James meeting with advisors in ‘Decision Cave’

LeBron James is opting out of the final year of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers and officially becoming an unrestricted free agent, according to multiple reports on Friday morning. With some savvy moves, the Lakers are poised to potentially add two superstars - James and Paul George and maybe Kawhi Leonard - to a team featuring up-and-coming talents like Kyle Kuzma, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball, who is reportedly dealing with a knee injury.

Sports Gareth Southgate masterminds the end of England's penalty-shootout woes
Author: 0 Gareth Southgate masterminds the end of England's penalty-shootout woes

Kane had put England ahead with a penalty in the 57th minute, and it appeared that would hold up until Yerry Mina headed in an equaliser following a corner in stoppage time . We knew what we had to do and we stayed calm. England were the better side without looking too risky but were then gifted the lead when Carlos Sanchez hauled down England's captain and talisman Kane once too often.

Sports England end penalty curse to reach last eight
Author: 0 England end penalty curse to reach last eight

The result means that Colombia must wait at least another four years for their first appearance in the World Cup quarter finals, while England will now head to Samara full of confidence after shaking off their penalty shootout hoodoo. I don't care if I'm not the biggest keeper in the world. With their first choice XI back, they should perform better than in their last match, but Colombia will provide them with a stern test.

Sports Leading England has been easy - Kane
Author: 0 Leading England has been easy - Kane

A video clip has emerged online allegedly showing a detained England fan apologizing for defacing a monument outside Spartak Stadium in Moscow where England were playing Colombia in the World Cup last 16. But Southgate said he was already looking forward to Saturday´s quarter-final against Sweden in Samara, with a last-four clash against either Croatia or Russian Federation up for grabs.

Sports Is Cristiano Ronaldo On HIs Way To Juve?
Author: 0 Is Cristiano Ronaldo On HIs Way To Juve?

Marca reported Tuesday that transfer negotiations were underway with Juventus and that a deal would go through pending a last-minute change. Despite finally offering improved terms, Ronaldo has rejected Real's contract proposal and believes his cycle at the Bernabeu has come to an end.

Sports Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani not ruled out of QF
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Man of the match Mbappe then became the first teenager to score two goals in a World Cup match since Edson Arantes dos Nascimento "Pele" in 1958. Suarez was less convinced by recent claims that Griezmann was half-Uruguayan because he plays with Diego Godin and Jose Gimenez at Atletico Madrid, drinks mate tea and even turned up at the airport wearing a Uruguay shirt to greet his teammates when they qualified for Russian Federation.

Sports Akinfeev stars as Russia stun Spain on penalties
Author: 0 Akinfeev stars as Russia stun Spain on penalties

Akinfeev delivered on both fronts with impressive dexterity, allowing his strikers to win the penalty shootout against Spain 4-3 on the back of his pair of massive saves. Cheryshev, 27, has endured a litany of injuries in his career, limiting his time in the national side, but three goals at this World Cup have turned him into one of the team's stars.