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Chris Froome banned from Tour de France Chris Froome banned from Tour de France
- July 01, 2018

Citing sources close to the matter on Sunday, French daily Le Monde said Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), which owns the event, was trying to prevent Froome from starting the race. Salbutamol is a specified substance rather than a prohibited one, meaning Froome was allowed the chance explain the test result and continue racing in the meantime. (more...)
Hareide tips Eriksen to match Modric in last 16 duel
- July 01, 2018

Scoring has been an issue for them, Denmark have scored just two goals in three games at the World Cup . They are a limited side with a handful of decent players and one superstar in Christian Eriksen . Now, the Soccerbot has crunched the numbers and broken down every angle of Croatia vs. Denmark . Six of Croatia's seven goals at this year's World Cup have been scored in the second-half. (more...)
Shaw, Vihari’s tons power India A into final of Tri-Series Shaw, Vihari’s tons power India A into final of Tri-Series
- July 01, 2018

After that, it was Vihari's turn to take charge, and he did not disappoint. Windies A journey in the one-day tri-series ended without a win, as India A thrashed them by 203 runs in the final group match at Wantage Road. After the dismissal of Shaw, Vijay Shankar and Ishan Kishan produced a few lusty blows towards the end as India A crossed 350. By the time Vihari was run out off the last ball of the innings, he had blasted 147 runs from 131 balls. (more...)
Brazil Doctor Gives Bizarre Reason For Marcelo Injury In Serbia Game Brazil Doctor Gives Bizarre Reason For Marcelo Injury In Serbia Game
- July 01, 2018

The 26-year-old plays with Ronaldo at Real Madrid and is quick to stress that one player can not do it alone, even if - as he says of his two superstar teammates - "they come from another world". We're expecting more, he's growing up in the competition and we hope to see a great Neymar ". In 15 different tournaments before Russia, Mexico only once beat a South American side, overcoming Ecuador 2-1 in 2002. (more...)
Luka Modric hails "world class" Christian Eriksen ahead of last-16 tie
- July 01, 2018

We are aware of his quality - for example, he has an excellent shot. We've had three games here but we're going to look at what happened 10 or 15 years ago? 'He's a wonderful player but they have other skilful players and we need to handle him collectively, ' he added. (more...)
Russia - World Cup - 1 July 2018 Russia - World Cup - 1 July 2018
- July 01, 2018

The Russia defender was in the process of bundling Sergio Ramos over from a free-kick when the ball hit the back of his leg and deflected in. Sid Lowe's match report from the Luzhniki Stadium will follow . However, Russia got a penalty five minutes before the break with Gerard Piquè penalised for a raised arm. Neither side could find a victor after full-time and the match entered 30 minutes of extra-time. (more...)
Andy Murray withdraws from Wimbledon - Wimbledon 2018 Andy Murray withdraws from Wimbledon - Wimbledon 2018
- July 01, 2018

Thanks for all the messages of support and I'm excited to finally be back playing after so long out.' At the moment his next tournament is the Citi Open in Washington that starts on July 30. In 2013, he became the first British man in 77 years to collect a Wimbledon singles title, and he won the championship again in 2016. Murray's ranking will plummet to outside the top 800 as a result of his absence from Wimbledon. (more...)
Chris Paul contract: Guard reportedly to re-sign with Rockets Chris Paul contract: Guard reportedly to re-sign with Rockets
- July 01, 2018

He averaged 11.7 points last season for Houston , and the 33-year-old will likely be looked upon as a veteran presence in a young Phoenix locker room. Houston will be challenged with max offers for Capela, but his value to the team alongside Paul and Harden cannot be understated, which could be enough for the Rockets to pony up on the big man. (more...)
Edmund cuts short Murray comeback, Wozniacki wins Edmund cuts short Murray comeback, Wozniacki wins
- July 01, 2018

But, yeah, I think sort of with each match I'm trying to gain kind of information about where, you know, where I'm at physically and, you know, where my game is at. 11 in the ATP Rankings, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5. Fellow British player Cameron Norrie will join Edmund in the last eight following his 6-4 6-3 win against Jay Clarke . (more...)
When is Andy Murray playing next and is he playing at Wimbledon? When is Andy Murray playing next and is he playing at Wimbledon?
- July 01, 2018

The three-time Grand Slam victor then fought past Stan Wawrinka in the opening round at Eastbourne before he was beaten in straight sets by British No. "I guess it will depend on how he feels towards the end of the day, if he feels he is ready for five-set matches, so who knows?" Murray, victor of Wimbledon in 2013 and 2016, has said he would only play at next week's championships if he was certain he could be competitive and face five-set matches. (more...)
Daniel Ricciardo clears the air after Formula One clash
- July 01, 2018

Radio communication between the team hinted that the pair were trying to slipstream with Verstappen gaining behind Ricciardo, but the latter felt it wasn't done in a very fair manner. "I'm not too impressed, I'm not happy", said Ricciardo. "I've had a few discussions since with Christian, with my engineer", he added. " I think fifth and seventh is about representative on such a power sensitive circuit ." . (more...)
Fans storm Salah's home, here's what he did next Fans storm Salah's home, here's what he did next
- July 01, 2018

Even through all that, Salah still has his fans, to the point that police reportedly had to intervene with the crowd gathering as it was blocking traffic according to Egyptian Streets . The 25-year-old, who scored 44 goals for Liverpool last season, is set for an early exit from the finals in Russian Federation after the Pharaohs lost their opening two games. (more...)
German fans stunned by World Cup elimination German fans stunned by World Cup elimination
- July 01, 2018

The 2014 champions, who beat hosts Brazil 7-1 in the semi-finals en route to claiming the trophy, are out after finishing behind Sweden , Mexico and South Korea in Group F . I can not answer why that happened. 'At this tournament we didn't deserve to win again or move to the round of 16. "We screwed up, we screwed up together". (more...)
Oklahoma City Thunder Fans Want LeBron James After Paul George Re-Signs Oklahoma City Thunder Fans Want LeBron James After Paul George Re-Signs
- July 01, 2018

George's return, considered a huge long shot when the Thunder acquired him from the Indiana Pacers this time a year ago, creates what can safely be categorized as good problems for Oklahoma City. "That's always gonna be something that I want to fulfill..." He is staying in Oklahoma City. "I mean, honestly, I can't say it any more than that". He started in every game he appeared in during the regular season and postseason. (more...)
Report explains why Liverpool signed Georginio Wijnaldum in 2016 Report explains why Liverpool signed Georginio Wijnaldum in 2016
- July 01, 2018

But the Sunday Mirror claim Liverpool and Lyon have started talking again and with the aim of completing a deal when he returns from the World Cup in Russian Federation. The 23-year-old's agent has told Tuttomercato that there is no deal in place to take his client to Lisbon rivals Benfica, opening up the possibility of a move to Anfield. (more...)
Smith ready for return to action: Sammy Smith ready for return to action: Sammy
- July 01, 2018

The former Aussie skipper finished with 61 off 41 balls, including one six and eight fours. I did have a couple of nets but in the three months off, I had not hit that many balls back at home. "But I've accepted my punishment, I've accepted what I've gone through". "There's no question the schedule is always incredibly challenging. especially after an Ashes series which is incredibly mentally draining with the pressure that's on for that whole series, and unfortunately that's just the ... (more...)
Bates, Devine see New Zealand into women's tri-series final Bates, Devine see New Zealand into women's tri-series final
- July 01, 2018

Opting to bat, South Africa got off to a flying start to put on an opening stand of 40 runs in 4.4 overs. Brief scores: New Zealand 129 all out in 18.1 overs ( Sophie Devine 52, Amy Satterthwaite 37; Anya Shrubsole 3-16, Danielle Hazell 2-21) lost to England 130/3 in 15.5 overs ( Sarah Taylor 51, Natalie Sciver 39*, Heather Knight 24*; Jess Watkin 2-27) by seven wickets . (more...)
Jordan could exercise option to facilitate trade Jordan could exercise option to facilitate trade
- July 01, 2018

With the Clippers looking forward to their next chapter, DeAndre Jordan looks like the last piece to be shed - and it could come soon. While the Mavericks have apparent interest in Jordan, their fanbase may be another story. His defense wasn't at the level that fans have become used to, but he is still one of the league's most risky rim protectors, which is an area that Dallas desperately needs help. (more...)
Paul George Plans To Stay With Oklahoma City Thunder; Twitter Reacts Paul George Plans To Stay With Oklahoma City Thunder; Twitter Reacts
- July 01, 2018

George clearly enjoyed playing alongside superstar guard Russell Westbrook and decided that was going to be the best path for him. In a free agency special on SportsCenter this week, George discussed his desire to have an opportunity to play for a championship. (more...)
Tried everything to get best out of Messi: Sampaoli | Argentina | Lionel Messi Tried everything to get best out of Messi: Sampaoli | Argentina | Lionel Messi
- July 01, 2018

Messi previously stepped away from worldwide duty following Argentina's defeat in the Copa America final to Chile in 2016, having missed a penalty in the shoot-out. Spain midfielder David Silva said his side will be treating the match "as if we were playing against Brazil". "We have to play as a team". "Statistics are made to be broken", Hierro said. (more...)
Vince McMahon Expected To Spend Significantly Money On XFL
- July 01, 2018

According to Luck, player and coaches salaries will be the biggest cost, with the average salary of the 40-man roster hovering around $75,000. Vince McMahon intends to make the XFL the premier football league in the country, and to do so he will be investing quite a lot. (more...)
Russell Westbrook Hosts Party in Arcadia Ahead of NBA Free Agency Russell Westbrook Hosts Party in Arcadia Ahead of NBA Free Agency
- July 01, 2018

The Lakers are one of several teams, including the Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers, that will be interested in speaking with George once he officially becomes a free agent. The Thunder have been in communication with George since the end of the season, but remained in contact with him throughout the last week. However, the Lakers likely can't wait until 2019 to acquire both Leonard and James, although that's not out of the question, and they might not even be able to wait until ... (more...)
Joel Embiid tweets about the Lakers with LeBron James’ decision looming Joel Embiid tweets about the Lakers with LeBron James’ decision looming
- July 01, 2018

It doesn't mean he won't return to the Cavaliers . In February, Forbes revealed that the Lakers are the second-most valuable team in the National Basketball Association at $3.3 billion, placing them behind only the New York Knicks at $3.6 billion. (more...)
Manchester United in talks to sign Lee Grant from Stoke Manchester United in talks to sign Lee Grant from Stoke
- July 01, 2018

As noted in the report, Grant is an experienced operator, having played more than 500 professional games with the likes of Derby County , Sheffield Wednesday , Burnley and Stoke City . Getting a player in who may be able to help tweak the style of De Gea could make him better. Manchester United look set to sign Stoke City keeper Lee Grant on a free transfer as their third choice keeper for next season, according to the Telegraph . (more...)
Ings set to leave Liverpool this summer Ings set to leave Liverpool this summer
- July 01, 2018

This could pave the way for Ings to depart, with first-team football unlikely to be regularly afforded by Klopp. Prior to his move to Germany, Origi registered a respectable return from the 2016-17 campaign; seven goals from just 14 Premier League starts with another four in cup competitions. (more...)
Steve Kerr, Warriors finalizing contract extension Steve Kerr, Warriors finalizing contract extension
- July 01, 2018

ESPN.com's Chris Haynes confirmed Durant plans to ink a one-plus-one deal and will earn $30 million next season with the option to rake in $31.5 million the following year. Without further ado, here's a look at five potential free agency destinations for Kevin Durant that would be more fun for everyone (outside the Bay Area, at least) than re-signing with the Warriors . (more...)
Clippers DeAndre Jordan opts out of contract, becomes free agent Clippers DeAndre Jordan opts out of contract, becomes free agent
- July 01, 2018

Jordan reached a verbal agreement to sign with Dallas during the NBA's "moratorium period" in the summer of 2015. Rivers, Paul and several of Jordan's then-teammates visited his home in Houston to convince him to return. It seemed unlikely the Mavs would chase a star given Nowtizki will likely call it a day at the end of this upcoming season, and the goal is for future success down the line, but with Jordan becoming available, they have made the athletic center their top priority. (more...)
Neymar Under Pressure As Brazil Aim Victory Neymar Under Pressure As Brazil Aim Victory
- July 01, 2018

While the 2002 World Champions have not been at the top of their game, they have shown their talent and have managed to win games. When a team comes into a World Cup with too much confidence - thinking they are the best and the group phase would be easy - that can be very unsafe. (more...)
LeBron James to opt out, will become a free agent
- July 01, 2018

Between the LeBron James guessing games and the Kawhi Leonard trade talk, it seems National Basketball Association shopping season is well underway. But does he have enough time to let a group of unproven players with no postseason experience develop into a title contender? Here's why James should choose the Sixers once the calendar flips to July. (more...)
Tiger equals best comeback score in hunt for National title Tiger equals best comeback score in hunt for National title
- July 01, 2018

Right now I'm only four back, the golf course is getting a little more hard and I just need to be patient with it, there's a long way to go". Former world number one Woods, who hadn't played in the event he hosts since 2015 due to back pain, is making the 11th start of his return from spinal fusion surgery. (more...)

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