• Federer knocked out of Wimbledon by Anderson
Federer knocked out of Wimbledon by Anderson

In their four previous meetings Anderson, 32, had not taken a set off Federer . Although Federer's forehand was getting more erratic with each passing game, it seemed Anderson had too big a moment to climb. He had some chances in the fourth set but couldn't take them. It was only the seventh OT match (meaning longer than 7-6 in the fifth) in Feder...

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  • Rick Zamperin: Kawhi Leonard joining the Raptors is a longshot
Rick Zamperin: Kawhi Leonard joining the Raptors is a longshot

While there are restricted free agents still available, the biggest names in free agency have found homes. However, San Antonio may have just been thrown a curveball from Minnesota Timberwolves star Butler. Even if it costs the Raptors a draft pick and a young asset, moving, say, DeMar DeRozan in a package for Leonard would give Toronto a clean...

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  • Wimbledon 2018 -- No. 1 Simona Halep loses in third round at Wimbledon
Wimbledon 2018 -- No. 1 Simona Halep loses in third round at Wimbledon

Number one ranked Simona Halep's third round loss to Taiwan's Su-Wei Hsieh leaves Karolina Pliskova as the only woman left in the top 10. "It was a positive match against a player who is young with a lot of energy out there", he said.

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  • England RL stars get behind Southgate's World Cup stars in hilarious video
England RL stars get behind Southgate's World Cup stars in hilarious video

Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, said: " England's performances under the astute management and leadership of Gareth Southgate in this World Cup have been absolutely sensational and instilled enormous excitement and pride in people of all ages across the country and of course here in Leeds".

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  • England aim to join France in World Cup final
England aim to join France in World Cup final

The number of signatories to the petition, on the United Kingdom government and Parliament website, means it will be considered for debate in the House of Commons. "Every honor to Kane, he scored six goals , but we managed to stop (Lionel) Messi (of Argentina) and (Christian) Eriksen (of Denmark), and I hope we will also stop Kane as well", Dalic ...

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  • England's Raheem Sterling provid.ity that makes Gareth Southgate's dynamic system tick
England's Raheem Sterling provid.ity that makes Gareth Southgate's dynamic system tick

In his second season under Pep Guardiola, Sterling bagged a career-best 23 goals in 46 appearances as Manchester City stormed to the Premier League title. "I think he has been fantastic, his consistency has been incredible and I think he fully deserves it". Southgate has engendered a more open, relaxed environment at national team level, with...

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  • Croatia vs. England preview, time, how to watch
Croatia vs. England preview, time, how to watch

Meanwhile, the last two games for Croatia , against Denmark and Russian Federation, ended the same: with Croatia winning in penalties. It is the first time since 1998 that the nation of just over four million people have reached this stage, after they eliminated Russian Federation in a penalty shootout at the weekend.

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  • These are the semi-final matchups at the FIFA World Cup (SCHEDULE)
These are the semi-final matchups at the FIFA World Cup (SCHEDULE)

Sunday French paper Le Journal du Dimanche also devoted several pages to the friendship and rivalry between the two countries and attached an excerpt from an Asterix comic book showing a dispute between Belgian and Gallic chieftains. "We wanted to reach this final, and now we have made it", he told TF1. The first of the two semifinal matches are se...

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  • Reds open talks to sign £13m Shaqiri from Stoke
Reds open talks to sign £13m Shaqiri from Stoke

Shaqiri has also been linked with a move to Manchester United following an impressive World Cup, but it looks like Liverpool have stolen a march on their Premier League rivals. A move to Anfield would make Shaqiri the Reds' third signing of the summer following the arrival of midfielders Fabinho and Isaac Christie-Davies. Shaqiri's career makes...

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  • India lay down their marker as spin takes a backseat
India lay down their marker as spin takes a backseat

This is India's sixth consecutive T20I series' win, which is part of an unbeaten run stretching back to September 2017. "The momentum does ebb and flow throughout the game and the series". But numerous decisive factors in this series - the variety of India's bowling, the strength of their batting - will apply to 50-over cricket, too.

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  • African Star To Join City After Clubs Agree R1bn Fee
African Star To Join City After Clubs Agree R1bn Fee

Premier League champions City have agreed a £60 million ($79m) fee with the Foxes to sign the Algeria worldwide. Signing James Maddison, 21, from Norwich City triggered Leicester's willingness to enter into talks with City with the likely fee for Mahrez funding their summer spending.

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  • Gunners CONFIRM signing of Matteo Guendouzi
Gunners CONFIRM signing of Matteo Guendouzi

Arsenal had already agreed a deal with Torreira's former club Sampdoria but the move was delayed due to the 22-year-old's participation in the World Cup. The 19-year-old has joined the Gunners just a day after Uruguay worldwide Lucas Torreira signed for £25m. It's a very positive thing that people want to welcome me.

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  • Croatia ends Russia’s run, advances to World Cup semifinals
Croatia ends Russia’s run, advances to World Cup semifinals

It was Cheryshev's fourth in the World Cup so far. Ivan Rakitic ( Croatia ) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner. Later, Madzukic and Aleksandr Yerokhin had their chances with headers from close range as the two teams seemed to lack creativity and went after aerial movements.

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  • Twitter Saved The Day After Serena Missed Her Daughter's First Steps
Twitter Saved The Day After Serena Missed Her Daughter's First Steps

I would try to go around her more, rather than through her". And she wasn't the only one to mastermind a comeback from a set down, either, as semi-final opponent Goerges also took the more hard route to ousting Bertens. Thursday's (Friday NZT) other semifinal will also feature a German, two-time grand slam champion Angelique Kerber , against 201...

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  • LeBron James officially signs contract with LA Lakers
LeBron James officially signs contract with LA Lakers

Blaze Pizza is celebrating the arrival of new L.A. Lakers player LeBron James by throwing a "pizza party" in the Los Angeles area on Tuesday, complete with - of course - free pizza. "It's a huge step closer to the playoffs and to the NBA Finals". "We will continue forward and do all that is necessary to achieve our shared obsession of bringin...

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  • Fest likely in France-Belgium match
Fest likely in France-Belgium match

Alli was part of the England squad who crashed out of Euro 2016 with defeat by Iceland and he said Southgate had encouraged the players to confront that memory before the tournament. The teams aren't facing any major injury issues, but they are certainly dealing with tons of pressure. " Every city we've played in, and our base in particular, ...

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  • 'Please understand': Ronaldo pens emotional letter to Real fans
'Please understand': Ronaldo pens emotional letter to Real fans

The 33-year-old Portuguese signed a four-year deal with the Turin-based club. Cristiano Ronaldo is determined to write another chapter in his illustrious career after joining Juventus in a 112 million euro ($A177 million) deal from Real Madrid .

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  • Tottenham's Dele Alli admits discontent over World Cup form with England
Tottenham's Dele Alli admits discontent over World Cup form with England

England have been based in Repino near St. Petersburg for the tournament, but their campaign has taken them to five different host cities. "I think it does come naturally to him". "Of course there's power left for the English", Dalic said. "We will see after this practice session", he said. "We don't want to stop". Henry did everything he coul...

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  • Belgian sights firmly set on World Cup victory, says defender Vermaelen
Belgian sights firmly set on World Cup victory, says defender Vermaelen

Arsenal legend Henry enjoyed a glittering global career, winning the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship. "For me Kylian Mbappe is the best player in the French selection". Petersburg to support their national football team during their FIFA World Cup semi-final here on Tuesday. - Romelu Lukaku has been directly involved in 20 ...

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  • England Have Been Warming Up With Rubber Chickens Ahead Of Croatia
England Have Been Warming Up With Rubber Chickens Ahead Of Croatia

They've lined up in freakish formations to confuse their markers - like against Colombia in the round of 16 where four players stood in a row before splintering off. Croatia's failure to beat Russian Federation in normal time cost us last time out but with four matches to go we are still showing a healthy profit from one of the most exciting World...

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  • 'Hell No on Kavanaugh': Left-Wing Protesters Blast Trump Supreme Court Pick
'Hell No on Kavanaugh': Left-Wing Protesters Blast Trump Supreme Court Pick

Donald Trump's nomination came from a short list of federal appeals court judges, who all staunch conservative credentials. After lots of anticipation and the drawing of battle lines between aisles of Congress, the President went on prime time last night to point from the podium at conservative-approved Judge Brett Kavanaugh and say.you're NOM...

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  • Felipe Anderson: West Ham in talks to sign £40m Lazio midfielder
Felipe Anderson: West Ham in talks to sign £40m Lazio midfielder

It feels good and of course my family and a few of my friends are West Ham fans so everyone's buzzing". He impressed on his return to Arsenal last season but the 34-cap England worldwide was unable to force his way into the squad for the World Cup.

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  • Federer qualifies for Wimbledon quarter-finals without dropping a set
Federer qualifies for Wimbledon quarter-finals without dropping a set

Like Federer, who earlier beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-0, 7-5, 6-4, Nadal is through to the last eight without dropping a set. Since he exited Wimbledon at the first-round stage a year ago, Anderson has enjoyed a solid return, making four finals, including his deep run at the US Open where he finished runner-up to Rafael Nadal .

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  • Justin Timberlake Raises 'Its Coming Home!' Slogan Ahead Of England's Semi-Final
Justin Timberlake Raises 'Its Coming Home!' Slogan Ahead Of England's Semi-Final

Jordan Henderson hopes to be fit to play in England's World Cup semi-final against Croatia on Wednesday. They beat Tunisia in their tournament opener thanks to a late Harry Kane goal, brushed aside a poor Panama, edged out Colombia on penalties and easily beat Sweden in the quarter-finals.

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  • 76ers Considered Favorite To Land Carmelo Anthony
76ers Considered Favorite To Land Carmelo Anthony

Losing Mbah A Moute and small forward Trevor Ariza , who agreed to a deal with the Phoenix Suns , opens up a spot for Anthony if a deal can be made. Mbah A Moute had a one-year deal last year with the Rockets worth $2.1 million. Instead, while still trying to get a deal with Capela, the Rockets will be trying to make up for summer losses with...

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