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Has Croatia ever won the World Cup? Has Croatia ever won the World Cup?
- July 12, 2018

Most residents are confident that the Three Lions will beat Croatia and move one step closer to a shot at silverware. The BBPA hasn't put out its predictions for the possibility, though the group has said all of the matches so far have led pub patrons to create an approximately $160 million boost to the United Kingdom economy. (more...)
Some people reckon Ian Wright mocked Roy Keane's accent on ITV Some people reckon Ian Wright mocked Roy Keane's accent on ITV
- July 12, 2018

In his typical Corkonian style, Keane dismissed the arrogance of some England fans, who assumed that an appearance in the final was a foregone conclusion. Stones is ball-watching, and then when the ball goes in he's looking at people saying nobody gave me a shout - you're not going to get a shout in a World Cup semi-final! You were planning the final, where the parades were. (more...)
Astros' Ken Giles cursed out manager for pulling him from game Astros' Ken Giles cursed out manager for pulling him from game
- July 12, 2018

As manager AJ Hinch came to the mound to remove him, Giles appeared to curse Hinch out, saying, "F- you man". It was the second major outburst of the year for the right-hander, who punched himself in the face as he left the mound after another bad performance earlier in the season. (more...)
Pickford has made 'rare saves' in England run - Campos Pickford has made 'rare saves' in England run - Campos
- July 12, 2018

But the Liverpool captain believes he will be ready to face Croatia in Moscow on Wednesday. "We'll just have to assess people as we go". There is no doubt pride has been restored regardless of tonight's outcome, where Henderson's selection is a good omen. (more...)
Wimbledon: Roger Federer shocked in 5 sets by Kevin Anderson
- July 11, 2018

In the first set of his round of 16 clash against Frenchman Adrian Mannarino, Federer had an opportunity to be playful with a dead ball that was bouncing towards him. The victor of this one will face either John Isner or Milos Raonic in the semifinals on Friday. Djokovic, seeded 12th, incurred a warning for throwing his racket and was clearly frustrated, complaining of "double standards" when Nishikori was not punished for a racket throw. (more...)
Nishikori beats out-of-sorts Kyrgios to reach last 16 Nishikori beats out-of-sorts Kyrgios to reach last 16
- July 11, 2018

Obviously getting broken first game didn't help me. It will be Djokovic's 41st appearance in a Grand Slam quarterfinal and he will start favourite against Nishikori who will be in his first last-eight at the All England Club . That precipitated a lengthy absence from the tour and a worrying dip in form and confidence. Making her fourth appearance at Wimbledon , Ostapenko will look to improve on her run to the quarter-finals a year ago. (more...)
Didier Deschamps: France still not over loss in Euro 2016 final Didier Deschamps: France still not over loss in Euro 2016 final
- July 11, 2018

Federation Internationale de Football Association had invited the boys to Sunday's World Cup final although the world organising body said that due to medical reasons the boys would not be in a position to travel to the game, although they would invite them to an event in the future. (more...)
A look at what's ahead in the World Cup A look at what's ahead in the World Cup
- July 11, 2018

England are on the cusp of a World Cup final - and Charlie Nicholas is back with his semi-final predictions. We watched England in all their games and they play really well. "It's a proud moment for us all when we put on the jersey and I'm going to grab it with both hands , run with it and enjoy it as much as we can". When Ivan Rakitic's penalty sealed Croatia's spot in the semifinals, the coach broke down into tears. (more...)
Zverev completes delayed match in five sets for Wimbledon progress Zverev completes delayed match in five sets for Wimbledon progress
- July 11, 2018

And when the match was finally over, almost 24 hours after it had started, Zverev admitted he had been struggling. "There was no going back for me". Although the Australian fended off a match point, he was unable to save the second, with Nadal approached the net playing a backhand volley to seal the win. (more...)
Zlatko Dalic says Croatia's World Cup progress is no surprise Zlatko Dalic says Croatia's World Cup progress is no surprise
- July 11, 2018

Henderson is among those to have quietened the doubters this summer, with the Liverpool captain shining in a side that is now preparing to line up at the Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday. "We are four million people, four million coaches and four million players". "That's what I have a focus on". England's last appearance at this stage was in 1990 when they lost in a penalty shootout to West Germany in Turin while eight years later, in their first World Cup as an independent nation, ... (more...)
Defending Wimbledon champion Federer ousted in quarter-finals Defending Wimbledon champion Federer ousted in quarter-finals
- July 11, 2018

Nishikori and John Isner are both through to the quarter-finals for the first time. The setting was not the only thing alien to the defending champion. "Down 2-0 I tried my best to keep fighting and was able to scrape through and by the end I thought I did a great job". Strokes of Genius is a world-class documentary capturing the historic 13-year rivalry between tennis icons Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal . (more...)
Wimbledon accept Novak Djokovic's request regarding Roger Federer Wimbledon accept Novak Djokovic's request regarding Roger Federer
- July 11, 2018

The South African player was surprised at learning that he will play against Roger Federer on Wednesday. 'I didn't know the draw!' , Anderson admitted after his four-set win over the Frenchman Gael Monfils. The final set lasted 90 minutes, and it was captivating stuff. Nishikori, playing in his first quarter-final at the All England Club, was bidding to become the first Japanese man to make the Wimbledon semi-finals in 85 years. (more...)
West Ham sign Andriy Yarmolenko on four-year deal West Ham sign Andriy Yarmolenko on four-year deal
- July 11, 2018

West Ham did not disclose the fee they paid Dortmund to acquire the 28-year-old, although reports said it was around £17.5 million. A deal was concluded after the player's agent, Shbalii Vadim, travelled to the Hammers ' Switzerland pre-season training base to finalise terms. (more...)
Terry Francona, Carl Willis Victimize Indians With Bizarre Bullpen Mix-Up Terry Francona, Carl Willis Victimize Indians With Bizarre Bullpen Mix-Up
- July 11, 2018

The Cleveland Indians were in great position to extend their lead in the AL Central on Tuesday night, taking a 4-0 lead into the ninth inning against the Cincinnati Reds . Manny Machado drove in three runs and scored two more in the Orioles' 6-5 win over the Yankees. Eugenio Suarez added an RBI single two batters later. (more...)
Djokovic into eighth Wimbledon semi-final Djokovic into eighth Wimbledon semi-final
- July 11, 2018

But the 31-year-old wasn't happy with Carlos Ramos, accusing the the Spanish official of "double standards" during an ongoing battle in the two-hour, 35-minute encounter. "I feel like I'm peaking at the right moment", declared the 12th seeded Serb after joining Americans John McEnroe and Pete Sampras in fourth place on the list of most Wimbledon semi-final appearances in the Open Era. (more...)
Knox wins playoff for Irish Open title Knox wins playoff for Irish Open title
- July 11, 2018

Russell Knox rolled in two fantastic, near-identical putts on both the 72nd and first play-off hole to claim the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open . On the first sudden-death play-off, Knox hit into exactly the same spot that he had putted out so remarkably on the last hole in regulation. (more...)
Maxwell claims snubbing Sarfraz's handshake was a 'genuine oversight' Maxwell claims snubbing Sarfraz's handshake was a 'genuine oversight'
- July 11, 2018

Cricketers Glenn Maxwell and Peter Siddle have both been involved in fiery gestures. Australian allrounder Maxwell walked past Sarfraz's outstretched hand as the teams shook hands following Pakistan's six-wicket win in the Twenty20 tri-series final in Harare on Sunday. (more...)
Southgate proud of England support after 20 years of personal hurt Southgate proud of England support after 20 years of personal hurt
- July 11, 2018

Croatia looked vulnerable from set-pieces against Russian Federation, conceding the equaliser in extra-time via a set-play, so this is an area England can exploit. "It was the book which never was but it's incredible to think that we're here now and he's taken England to the semi-finals". Another football fan flying to Croatia to watch the game is James Stephenson, from Winton. (more...)
Harold Varner III tied for lead at the Greenbriar Harold Varner III tied for lead at the Greenbriar
- July 11, 2018

In his first win since the 2011 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Na lapped the field by five strokes, finishing the week at 19 under. "It's why I play golf - all the practice days, all the misses, all the bad moments, all are taken care of with putts like that". "I'm pretty hungry. This is what you work for". (more...)
Ahaqir Ishaq : The Lakers Won't Be Getting Damian Lillard Ahaqir Ishaq : The Lakers Won't Be Getting Damian Lillard
- July 11, 2018

Damian Lillard: "It's the Western Conference". "I'm straight up with coach (Terry Stotts), I'm straight up with (Blazers President of Basketball Operations) Neil (Olshey), I'm straight up with y'all". Damian Lillard: "It's tough". "I think they deserve way more recognition than they're getting... the excitement, the way they play, the skill level that they go out there and display is awesome", DeRozan said. (more...)
Knee Injury Knock Croatian Defender Out of World Cup Knee Injury Knock Croatian Defender Out of World Cup
- July 11, 2018

Croatia have endured a slightly more arduous road through the knockouts. Then another national hero, Igor Akinfeev , in the goal saved two penalty kicks to allow Russian Federation squeeze past the 2010 world champions and into the last eight. (more...)
Check out 'Madden NFL 19' ratings for every Rams player Check out 'Madden NFL 19' ratings for every Rams player
- July 11, 2018

Emmanuel Sanders and Demaryius Thomas all earned the second-best rating on the team with an 88 overall. For the full list, check it out here on EA Sports' website . Producer on Madden NFL 19 . " Madden NFL 19 steps up the authentic football experience in so many ways". As it turns out, Madden NFL 19 gives a slight speed-rating edge to Shaquill - for now, at least - with the Seahawks cornerback securing a 92 rating to his twin brother Shaquem's 91. (more...)
Red Bull exposed at Silverstone by lack of power Red Bull exposed at Silverstone by lack of power
- July 11, 2018

Hamilton started on pole position for Mercedes , with Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel alongside making a clean getaway. "Not every door is closed, but it's looking more and more likely that the other top teams will probably remain with their line-up". (more...)
Kim shatters LPGA scoring records, wins by 9 shots Kim shatters LPGA scoring records, wins by 9 shots
- July 11, 2018

Find us on Facebook too! After a brace of birdies at 15 and 16, Kim stumbled with a double bogey at the par-three 17th, but strung together three more birdies on her inward run. But she dropped shots on eighth and ninth before a stretch of pars. No one had a chance Sunday. Victory at Oneida never seemed in doubt for Kim, who collected $300,000 in prize money having held the lead after her second round of 65. (more...)
Roger Federer not concerned about start of World Cup game Roger Federer not concerned about start of World Cup game
- July 11, 2018

Fans attending Wimbledon can follow the World Cup via their phones or tablets using the tournament's WiFi but matches have not been shown on the big screen since England's semi-final against Germany at Euro 1996. "I'm more concerned the World Cup final will have issues because the Wimbledon final is going on". "Saturday was a fantastic day at the championships". (more...)
Gareth Southgate says England face toughest World Cup test against Croatia Gareth Southgate says England face toughest World Cup test against Croatia
- July 11, 2018

English fans will spend the hours leading up to the match nervously waiting to see if "it" will indeed be coming home for the first time since 1966-when the squad won the World Cup in England . "England are one of the favourites to win the World Cup and you have to respect that", he said. "Probably nobody would go to work!" Liverpool defender Lovren was run ragged by Kane when Tottenham thrashed Liverpool 4-1 at Wembley Stadium in October, with Kane turning him twice to score and then set ... (more...)
Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight found dead on Phoenix roadway
- July 11, 2018

I lied. I cheated. He said in the video that it was probably his "last message on earth". "I isolated myself from my family members", Knight said. UCLA's basketball program issued a statement saying, "Our hearts are heavy after learning Billy Knight has passed away". "We ask that the Bruin family keep Billy's loved ones in their thoughts during this hard time". (more...)
India moves to second spot in ICC T20 rankings India moves to second spot in ICC T20 rankings
- July 11, 2018

Rahul's scores of 70, 101 not out, six and 19 have made him India's highest-ranked batsman. India's World Cup victor Roger Binny, Pakistani pacer Umar Gul and the Bangladeshi pair of Soumya Sarkar and Enamul Haque Jrare other four players who have been dismissed on diamond ducks, but they had made their worldwide debuts in some other format previously. (more...)
Misfiring Olivier Giroud making unwanted World Cup history for France Misfiring Olivier Giroud making unwanted World Cup history for France
- July 11, 2018

It won't just be football fans in Paris and London hoping for France and England wins this week, with a number of Kiwi punters eagerly awaiting the outcome of the semi-finals. In a Budweiser competition with ten other bars in the country for a £10,000 prize, this lively bar is gunning to be the venue which makes the most noise this football season, so it's definitely the place to head if you want a raucous atmosphere. (more...)
Liverpool close in on Shaqiri for bargain price Liverpool close in on Shaqiri for bargain price
- July 11, 2018

Signed from Inter Milan by former Stoke manager Mark Hughes for £12m in August 2015, Shaqiri has openly admitted that he would look to leave after the club's drop into the Championship . Liverpool got lucky last season in that their front three - Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mo Salah - remained fit and healthy for the majority of the campaign, but their lack of depth was exposed during the Champions League final, when Salah departed injured. (more...)

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