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Arsenal star urged to retire from global football Arsenal star urged to retire from global football
- July 09, 2018

After the World Cup , Germany team manager Olivier Bierhoff claimed Ozil's decision to meet with Erdogan and not address the issue afterwards affected the squad and even claimed he regretted calling up the Arsenal man to the World Cup squad. (more...)
John Aldridge Lays Into 'Cheat' Neymar Following World Cup Exit John Aldridge Lays Into 'Cheat' Neymar Following World Cup Exit
- July 09, 2018

They played that match without Neymar , who had been stretchered off in the quarter-final win over Colombia with a fractured vertebrae. Imagine everyone's surprise at Neymar being on the floor. The Brazil forward was tipped for big things in Russian Federation this summer but failed to shine as his side crashed out of the quarter-finals to Belgium . (more...)
Out of 13 Rescued from Flooded Cave in Thailand Out of 13 Rescued from Flooded Cave in Thailand
- July 09, 2018

Over the weekend, the Thai government successfully rescued four boys who had been trapped in the cave since June 23. The anxious families say they have forgiven 25-year-old soccer coach Ekapol Chanthawong who led the boys on what was supposed to be an innocent adventure in cave exploring more than two weeks ago. (more...)
Manchester United vs. Leicester to kick off new Premier League season Manchester United vs. Leicester to kick off new Premier League season
- July 09, 2018

It's understood that Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has been looking to tempt large technology companies into broadcasting deals to increase profits. The entry of the giant OTT streaming services into the top tier football rights market is gathering pace with Facebook agreeing an estimated £260 million deal for live Premier League matches in south-east Asia. (more...)
Hamilton appears to retract Ferrari accusation
- July 09, 2018

Later, he said: "I was concerned if I could finish the race but with all the adrenalin going it was okay". While Lewis Hamilton backtracked on his criticism of Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen on Monday, the Italian team's chief Maurizio Arrivabene launched a scathing attack on the Mercedes team. (more...)
ATP Wimbledon: Gulbis serves a bagel to send Alexander Zverev packing ATP Wimbledon: Gulbis serves a bagel to send Alexander Zverev packing
- July 09, 2018

Kontaveit won with a score of 6-2, 7-6 (4). Three-time victor Novak Djokovic made the last 16 of a Slam for the 44th time with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 win over Kyle Edmund, the last remaining Briton. Deep down, however, the No 4 seed knew the game was up long before his 7-6 (2), 4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-0 defeat after the effects of a stomach bug ripped all the energy from his body. (more...)
Roger Federer vs Adrian Mannarino, Wimbledon 2018 live score and latest updates Roger Federer vs Adrian Mannarino, Wimbledon 2018 live score and latest updates
- July 09, 2018

In the women's draw, world number one Simona Halep has crashed out of Wimbledon following a stunning 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 upset by Taiwan's Hsieh Su Wei in the third round. Three years ago, Eugenie Bouchard created flutter by wearing a black bra under her white playing top. "That's what makes me great: I always play everyone at their greatest, so I have to be greater". (more...)
How France legend Henry has moulded Lukaku into Belgium's devastating all-rounder How France legend Henry has moulded Lukaku into Belgium's devastating all-rounder
- July 09, 2018

In a World Cup which has not exactly witnessed the most free-flowing of games, France hold the edge in this regard with Belgium preferring to play an expansive style. Eden Hazard celebrating after Belgium knocked out Brazil in the quarterfinals. Mbappe is being extensively praised by football observers from all over the world right now, with Belgium's Hazard deeming the 19-year-old a strong candidate for the Ballon d'Or award. (more...)
Antonio Conte & brother send defiant message at training Antonio Conte & brother send defiant message at training
- July 09, 2018

David Luiz, Alvaro Morata and Pedro were also among squad members that resumed training after going through exercises as well as stretches. Chelsea's players returned to training to begin fitness work... Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis is reportedly playing hard-ball as Chelsea look to finally bring in Maurizio Sarri as their new manager. (more...)
Roger Federer beats Adrian Mannarino to reach Wimbledon quarter-finals Roger Federer beats Adrian Mannarino to reach Wimbledon quarter-finals
- July 09, 2018

Federer has been described as the "Fed Express" by some - and the 20-time Grand Slam champion lived up to that moniker as he raced into full speed from the first ball. A series of unexpected results have seen Garbine Muguruza , Maria Sharapova, Simona Halep, Petra Kvitova , Venus Williams and Caroline Wozniacki all eliminated. (more...)
Phil Mickelson forced to take two-stroke penalty at Greenbrier Phil Mickelson forced to take two-stroke penalty at Greenbrier
- July 09, 2018

The five-time major champion called a two-stroke penalty on himself after he tamped down some long grass with his foot in front of the tee box on the seventh hole. Mickelson took a double-bogey 6 for the hole on a day when he also had a triple-bogey 6 (on 18), three bogeys and four birdies. He said he would ask a rules official about it, and then lined up and hit his shot, a 281-yard iron in the fairway. (more...)
Jack Wilshere completes move to West Ham Jack Wilshere completes move to West Ham
- July 09, 2018

In a conversation with the West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini the midfielder now looks set to stay in England by signing a three-year contract worth £100,000 per week. Among Wilshere's first objectives at his new club will be to play his way back into the England squad, having missed out on the 23-man panel for the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer. (more...)
Uncle Toni reveals who is the GOAT between Federer, Nadal and Djokovic
- July 09, 2018

Something, Austria's junior singles player Jurij Rodionov had to endure past year when he was sent off the court after officials twice checked his underwear on the court and determined it was too dark to meet the tournament's dress code. "Just ran out of time in the end, " Venus said. With the draw opening up in her favour, Williams is widely expected to make history with a first Grand Slam title since the birth of her daughter Olympia in September past year. (more...)
Brendon Hartley in huge P3 crash after Toro Rosso failure Brendon Hartley in huge P3 crash after Toro Rosso failure
- July 09, 2018

The session resumed after a 13-minute stoppage. Meanwhile, New Zealander Brendon Hartley faces a race against time to have his Toro Rosso ready for qualifying after a suspension failure led to a big crash at turn 6. While Hartley - merely a passenger as the vehicle crossed the gravel - was passed fit to continue, the damage to the auto made it doubtful that he would be able to take part in qualifying. (more...)
Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox maintains lead at European Tour's Irish Open Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox maintains lead at European Tour's Irish Open
- July 09, 2018

Fox and Knox produced as many twists as Dr Seuss envisioned, going back and forth in a thrilling final day, and while it was Knox (stay with me) coming out on top, Fox didn't have many complaints as he claimed second and the $1.1 million New Zealand dollars which came with it (€ 665,614). (more...)
Spain head coach Fernando Hierro steps down following World Cup exit Spain head coach Fernando Hierro steps down following World Cup exit
- July 09, 2018

In Russia , Spain topped Group B under Hierro. Fernando Hierro will not continue as Spain coach, or return to his previous role as sporting director, following the World Cup , the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has confirmed. Andres Iniesta, the former Barcelona great who scored the winning goal in the 2010 World Cup final, retired from the global team after the defeat to Russian Federation. (more...)
Watch Elon Musk's Thai Cave rescue submarine in action Watch Elon Musk's Thai Cave rescue submarine in action
- July 09, 2018

The boys and their coach set out to explore the vast Tham Luang cave complex after soccer practice on June 23, and got trapped when a rainy season downpour flooded the tunnels. The SEALs, which have stationed divers and medics with the boys for the last week, posted a message on their Facebook page on Sunday promising to bring the group back safely. (more...)
Liverpool transfers: Nabil Fekir likely to remain at Lyon Liverpool transfers: Nabil Fekir likely to remain at Lyon
- July 09, 2018

The French global was on the verge of joining English side Liverpool before Lyon pulled out of the deal but speculation around Fekir's future continues to circulate. "I did the same with [Corentin] Tolisso [who joined Bayern Munich] and [Samuel] Umtiti [who went to Barcelona]". The 24-year-old completed a medical at Liverpool FC and Fekir even selected his shirt number at the Merseyside outfit. (more...)
An NBA Summer League Cinderella story An NBA Summer League Cinderella story
- July 09, 2018

He quickly changed their minds however after posting impressive numbers at the NBA Combine, and was selected No. 21 overall. Jackson Jr. was someone I had doubts about, but just a couple of games into the Summer League, those have been put to bed. (more...)
Liverpool: Loris Karius Makes Unfortunate Handling Error During Pre-Season Warm-Up Drill Liverpool: Loris Karius Makes Unfortunate Handling Error During Pre-Season Warm-Up Drill
- July 09, 2018

However, Liverpool manager Klopp's interview with Liverpool's official website might have provided the answer. Unfortunately, as spotted in the background of a pitchside broadcast from Liverpool's pre-season friendly against Chester FC on Saturday afternoon, Karius seemed to be still suffering from the after effects of that pesky concussion... (more...)
U. Of Maryland Answers Subpoenas In College Hoops Probe U. Of Maryland Answers Subpoenas In College Hoops Probe
- July 09, 2018

On March 15, the grand jury, working under oversight of federal prosecutors in the Southern District of NY, sent Maryland a subpoena requesting records relating to Ranson, including his contract and "any investigative file maintained by Maryland regarding allegations of possible or potential misconduct by Ranson". (more...)
Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods considering $10-million exhibition match Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods considering $10-million exhibition match
- July 09, 2018

The dream match was originally scheduled to take place this past Tuesday, July 3 , per Alan Shipnuck of Golf .com. The idea stemmed from a practice round the two players undertook last April during the Masters tournament. Negotiations were well underway by the time the two were paired together at The Players Championship . Mickelson has said according to Golf . (more...)
Dele Alli says England squad relishing World Cup journey
- July 09, 2018

It's another massive game in the semi and one that we will have belief in". "I think that collective has been key". We've built that and to get through the two games we've had this week needed all of that because we're not the finished article. (more...)
Spotless round sees Simpson take lead after day one at Greenbrier Spotless round sees Simpson take lead after day one at Greenbrier
- July 09, 2018

Kim had back-to-back bogeys on the front nine on The Old White TPC, then ran off five birdies in a seven-hole stretch. Teenager Joaquin Niemann of Chile was another stroke back at 7-under 63. "But you never shoot 9-under thinking before the round, 'Today is going to be my day.' It was a good solid start, a couple under early, then hit that stretch nine, 10, 11 and 12, 14". (more...)
Rohit Sharma's ton makes careless England suffer against India Rohit Sharma's ton makes careless England suffer against India
- July 09, 2018

Sharma became only the second Indian to pass 2,000 runs in this format as India chased down their target of 199 with eight balls and seven wickets to spare. Rohit, in the next over, completed his hundred by dabbing the ball towards backward point while Pandya hit Jordan for a six to guide India over the line. (more...)
Matteo Guendouzi 'to complete Arsenal move on Monday'
- July 09, 2018

Guendouzi's style of play has been compared to that of Yacine Adli, the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder who Arsenal targeted last summer. He made his first-team debut during the 2016-17 term and was a rotation player in the squad last season, making 20 appearances in all competitions. (more...)
Pakistan vs Australia T20I Tri-series final Match 6 Pakistan vs Australia T20I Tri-series final Match 6
- July 09, 2018

Pakistan and Australia , each, won three out of their four matches during the round-robin stage of the tournament, with both sides sharing the spoils in matches they played against each other. His presence at the top of the order has provided Pakistan with brisk starts. He looks to be a sure starter in the final. Finch was just coming from a historic 172 against Zimbabwe, his T20 best after scoring a 68 against Pakistan earlier in the series. (more...)
Mercedes F1 vehicle upgrade improved stability, say Bottas and Hamilton Mercedes F1 vehicle upgrade improved stability, say Bottas and Hamilton
- July 09, 2018

This is Austria, it is still 10, 11 hours away from Holland". Obviously we want overtaking but there must be a point where it's kind-of artificial overtaking. "For me, James is one of the best ever". "The hydraulic leak on Valtteri's vehicle was linked to the steering, and we had a drop in fuel pressure on Lewis' auto which was linked to the fuel system". (more...)
Lewis Hamilton, Ferrari drivers dispute 'interesting tactics' after clash Lewis Hamilton, Ferrari drivers dispute 'interesting tactics' after clash
- July 09, 2018

In a race with two late safety auto periods, reigning champion Hamilton went from pole position to the rear of the field before finishing second for Mercedes in a superb fightback. "At least I would struggle to be that precise in order to take someone out". "In France, I lost my wing so I screwed my race". "I had the advantage of the tyres, but it was not easy to find a way through". (more...)
Alonso happy with Alonso happy with "positive" Friday performance from McLaren
- July 09, 2018

When asked by Formula1.com if McLaren were facing a wait similar to that of Mercedes and Red Bull to fight for the title, Brown said: "Yeah, realistically". "In the last 11 days we raced three times, so the performance and the power shouldn't be too different to what we saw in the last couple of weeks, which means tomorrow it's going to be tight in the midfield". (more...)

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