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Sports Serena Williams through to fourth round at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Serena Williams through to fourth round at Wimbledon

When rain forced the tie to be postponed on Wednesday, Cilic was leading by two sets against an opponent who had never won a match at Wimbledon before this year. Serena Williams , the seven-time Wimbledon victor, is seeded 25th after her tentative return from the birth of her first child. "It's more hard for me to understand what's going on".

Sports Stop Mbappe! Uruguay's tactic v France for quarter-final
Author: 0 Stop Mbappe! Uruguay's tactic v France for quarter-final

Portugal hasn't reached the World Cup quarterfinals since 2006, when a young Ronaldo led the team to the semifinals. Portugal , after their impressive performances in four matches, will go home, and Real Madrid forward Ronaldo's fourth World Cup journey finished earlier than expected.

Sports Serena talks about new baby, Wimbledon return
Author: 0 Serena talks about new baby, Wimbledon return

Serena Williams admits she is still adjusting to the unique challenge of chasing an eighth Wimbledon title while making time for her baby daughter. "I don't go out there expecting to "do well" or 'see what happens.' That's just not me". She needed two mistakes from Rus to move ahead, though, the 27-year-old firing into the net before over-hitting a comfortable forehand to leave Williams roaring in celebration.

Sports Lewis Hamilton retires from Austrian GP as Max Verstappen wins
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton retires from Austrian GP as Max Verstappen wins

The Australian had run second before a blister on his left-rear tyre dropped him back and prompted another pitstop. When asked if Red Bull is a title contender this year, Horner said: "I think that we definitely have an outside chance". Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) 5. Despite Ricciardo's unhappiness, Verstappen did not think the situation between them would be too hard. Verstappen started fourth on the grid, but capitalised from teh start when Raikkonen was squeezed out by Valtteri ...

Sports Colombia coach Jose Pekerman fuming at interruptions after loss to England
Author: 0 Colombia coach Jose Pekerman fuming at interruptions after loss to England

The first: that Germany always reach the latter stages of global tournaments. ENGLAND have beaten Colombia on penalties and will now meet Sweden in the last-eight. However, those figures will come under serious threat when BBC show England's quarter-final with Sweden on Saturday in Samara with the kick-off at 1400 GMT.

Sports Park wins Women's PGA Championship
Author: 0 Park wins Women's PGA Championship

Angel Yin made seven birdies on Sunday and shot just 1-under and tied for fourth, her best finish in a major championship. She was trailed by Brittany Marchand of Orangeville, Ont., at 8-over 296 and Hamilton's Alena Sharp 12-over 300. "But once again, I did my best". I just did 100-per cent effort every shot, every putt and still, you know, I like looking at the positive side. "And hopefully, they roll in".

Sports World Cup Quarterfinal Matchups and Predictions
Author: 0 World Cup Quarterfinal Matchups and Predictions

Portugal lost the match because of smashing kicks by Cavani but still, Ronaldo came forward to give his shoulder to the injured opponent. Uruguay and France will meet in the quarterfinals on Friday. "The team will continue to be one of the best teams in the world". The favorites for the World Cup in Russian Federation keep on falling one by one.

Sports LeBron James in it for the long haul with LA Lakers
Author: 0 LeBron James in it for the long haul with LA Lakers

Consumers can swap in their recently purchased Cavs No. 23 for either a James Lakers jersey or another Cavs jersey. TMZ: What else can you foresee in the future for the National Basketball Association? "If not, I guarantee two when all my boys on the Lakers with him - game over".

Sports Pickford hits back at critics after Colombia heroics
Author: 0 Pickford hits back at critics after Colombia heroics

After suffocating the Swiss with their compact, defensive style, the Swedes are unlikely to change the tactics that have carried them this far in the tournament, and the fact that England will be favourites will not bother them. "I've been hearing from Swedes that the country absolutely loves this Sweden team because they are humble, they are together, and they represent what Swedes are all about: they work really hard for each other".

Sports Real Madrid deny world-record €310m offer for Brazil star
Author: 0 Real Madrid deny world-record €310m offer for Brazil star

In a potential twist, however, The Sun reports that United could yet table an identical bid of their own, giving the five-time Ballon d'Or victor a chance to return to Old Trafford. Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta met with Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes last week while finalising the signing of another client, Portugal full-back Joao Cancelo .

Sports Kevin Durant tells Warriors he wants short-term deal
Author: 0 Kevin Durant tells Warriors he wants short-term deal

The deadline for Kevin Durant to opt into his contract with the Warriors for next season passed Friday night without him doing so, making the two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP a free agent - yet his intention has always been to stay put and re-sign with Golden State.

Author: 0 Mark Geiger: USA referee to officiate England vs Colombia

England , who won the World Cup in 1966, have a terrible record in major tournaments, and have not won a knockout match since they beat Ecuador in the 2006 World Cup . Radamel Falcao will pose another threat to England's defence. One of Russia , Croatia, Switzerland, Sweden , England or Colombia will reach the showpiece final in Moscow on July 15.

Sports Chris Paul agrees to four-year, $160M contract with Rockets
Author: 0 Chris Paul agrees to four-year, $160M contract with Rockets

Chris Paul led the National Basketball Association in Real Plus-Minus last season. It appears likely that next year's Rockets team will be very similar to this year's 65-win team. Paul posted this on twitter shortly after the 11:01 pm central opening of free agency. There has been speculation that Paul's friendship with LeBron James could sway the league's best player.

Sports Sixers keep Redick on one-year deal
Author: 0 Sixers keep Redick on one-year deal

National Basketball Association free agency is quickly approaching. Redick is arguably coming off a career year in Philadelphia, averaging a career high 17.1 points per game at a very nice 42 percent clip from beyond the arc. National Basketball Association insider Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the news. Above all else, Redick is a victor, with his teams having reached the playoffs in each of his 12 seasons in the league.

Sports Verstappen claims surprise Austrian GP win amid Mercedes horror show
Author: 0 Verstappen claims surprise Austrian GP win amid Mercedes horror show

The next drama came from the home team as Ricciardo pulled his vehicle to the side of the Red Bull Ring with an gearbox issue. "Ultimately, we have to take positives where we can". He was then followed up by Raikkonen, who achieved his 96th career podium, and Vettel, the new Drivers' Championship leader by a point after Hamilton's retirement.

Sports Why couldn’t LeBron James be Mark Price?
Author: 0 Why couldn’t LeBron James be Mark Price?

The Lakers are expected to keep building a star-powered team to surround James. With arguably the best player in basketball and one of the top young cores in the league, the Lakers could be heading toward some promising years. James' four-year, $154 million contract will net him over $35 million each season, according to Bobby Marks of ESPN . The Lakers may also have sweetened the deal by having room under their salary cap to sign another maximum-salary free agent, rumoured to be the ...

Sports Lakers sign Rajon Rondo to one-year deal for $9 million
Author: 0 Lakers sign Rajon Rondo to one-year deal for $9 million

Rondo reportedly received significant interest from the Pelicans, and they wanted to re-sign him, but the Lakers offer ultimately ended up being too good to pass up on. He also played for the Celtics when the Lakers won the 2009-10 championship over Boston in seven. The 6-foot-9 forward averaged a career-high 16.1 points to go with 8.0 rebounds last season.

Author: 0 Dramatic penalty shootout seals quarter final place for Croatia

The only previous encounter between the two in a major tournament was at Euro 1996. Luka Modric playing for Croatia in World Cup qualifying. - Denmark's knockout stage matches in the World Cup have produced 4.75 goals per game (19 goals in 4 matches).

Author: 0 Denmark - World Cup - 1 July 2018

A Denmark clearance attempt from its own area bounced off a defender , right into the path of Mario Mandzukic . With the "Fubo Premier" bundle, you will get access to all four of the World Cup soccer TV channels in most markets. Christian Eriksen - The playmaker is Denmark's biggest hope of defeating Croatia . Croatia and Denmark have won two apiece with one of the fixtures ending in a draw.

Sports Spain v Russian Federation 01 July 2018
Author: 0 Spain v Russian Federation 01 July 2018

Spain's Iago Aspas shot down the middle, and Akinfeev had jumped to his right. Russian Federation were given a penalty when Gerard Pique put up a hand to block a header from Dzyuba. Akinfeev snuffed out an opening for Diego Costa on the stroke of half-time as the Spain striker tried to latch onto a through ball. Spain kicked off the ball to start the match at Russia's historical Luzhniki Stadium, which saw an attendance of over 78,000 tonight amid the sunny weather with ...

Sports Denmark and Croatia set World Cup record for fastest goals
Author: 0 Denmark and Croatia set World Cup record for fastest goals

This has given added impetus to this tie with both sides being impressive going into tonight's battle in Nizhny Novgorod. "It's seldom that we play like this, and the game against Croatia will be a very different spectacle". Denmark is 80-1 to win the entire 2018 World Cup after opening at 100-1, while Croatia is 12-1 after opening at 60-1. Kasper Schmeichel - With 2 clean sheets in 3 matches, Schmeichel has already stamped his authority on this side.

Sports Brilliant Cavani brace fires Uruguay into last eight
Author: 0 Brilliant Cavani brace fires Uruguay into last eight

Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani scored a stunning brace to lead the South Americans to a 2-1 win over European champions Portugal in the World Cup round of 16 on Saturday and set up a quarter-final against France. Uruguay is the only team that didn't concede a goal in the first round - in a group containing Russia, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. It was his third goal of the tournament, having opened his account in Russian Federation with a goal against the hosts in the final group stage game ...