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Sports Dejan Lovren Says He's One Of The Best Defenders In The World
Author: 0 Dejan Lovren Says He's One Of The Best Defenders In The World

Centre-back Lovren is proud to be part of a Croatia team that has reached a World Cup final for the first time and surpassed the achievement of the fabled 1998 side, who finished third in their first global tournament. "We've had this weight on our shoulders for 20 years". People now will never forget us. "Simple as that. The difference was mental". If Vrsaljko does not make it, one option for Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic will be to bring Vedran Corluka into central defence and push ...

Sports Wimbledon 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori to reach semis
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori to reach semis

Djokovic faces Rafael Nadal in his semi-final on Saturday morning NZT. Djokovic missed the end of the 2017 season after lackluster (for him) performances in the first three majors of the season due to an elbow injury. I don't know how you would break him and that's why it's exciting he is back in the mix. "( Nishikori ) even threw the racquet in the fourth set. "I'm in a position to hopefully be here on Sunday.

Sports Serena Williams into Wimbledon semi-finals with win over Camila Giorgi
Author: 0 Serena Williams into Wimbledon semi-finals with win over Camila Giorgi

Thursday's other semi-final will also feature a German, two-time grand slam champion Angelique Kerber , against 2017 French Open victor Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia. German 11th seed Angelique Kerber became the highest-ranked player to reach the women's quarter-finals after she outclassed Switzerland's Belinda Bencic 6-3 7-6 (5) at Wimbledon on Monday.

Sports Raptors 'Generate Buzz' As Possible Trade Spot For Kawhi Leonard
Author: 0 Raptors 'Generate Buzz' As Possible Trade Spot For Kawhi Leonard

It would most likely begin with DeMar DeRozan, the Raptors wing who fits best to fill out the salary of the trade, and at 28, the All-NBA wing could be seen as a player who can help the Spurs remain relevant. Now the betting site has Toronto at even money while San Antonio has moved to +400 in regards to retaining Leonard. Other teams simply have too many trade assets to send out in bringing back the former Finals MVP, and with his apparent desire to join the Lakers and free agency just ...

Sports Latest updates for first ODI
Author: 0 Latest updates for first ODI

England captain Eoin Morgan and India captain VIrat Kohli . India's ODI series in England can be considered an important step towards preparing for 2019 Cricket World Cup, which is scheduled in England and Wales. While England will welcome back the previously rested Mark Wood - Jake Ball, like Hales, is expected to miss out on his home ground - and the head coach, Trevor Bayliss, will be resuming duties after a break, India's attack has been depleted by Jasprit Bumrah's finger ...

Sports Alli disappointed despite scoring in England's quarter-final win
Author: 0 Alli disappointed despite scoring in England's quarter-final win

Headed goals from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli in Samara , and a handful of key saves from goalkeeper Jordan Pickford , sent England through to a last-four showdown with either hosts Russian Federation or Croatia on July 11 . It is probably the biggest fixture in England's recent history, but two footballing icons have been taking bets on the result of Sweden v England .

Sports Luc Mbah a Moute joins Clippers on one-year deal
Author: 0 Luc Mbah a Moute joins Clippers on one-year deal

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. Anthony is now a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder , but the two sides are reportedly working on parting ways, whether through a trade, a buyout or waiving via the stretch provision.

Sports Serena beats Giorgi in three sets, makes Wimbledon semis
Author: 0 Serena beats Giorgi in three sets, makes Wimbledon semis

Williams, who hasn't faced a player ranked inside the top 40 en route to the last four, will next face 13th-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany or 20th-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands. She used her forehand to move Serena, to force her hitting on the run and finally held to 5-2. Williams is 3-0 against Giorgi in the singles format. Williams lost the first 6-3 on Centre Court.

Sports Russia's World Cup dream ends with Croatia shootout defeat
Author: 0 Russia's World Cup dream ends with Croatia shootout defeat

Modric and Rakitic were decisive in the shootout but didn't play up to expectations in regulation and extra time, unable to create many significant chances for Ivan Perisic and Mario Mandzukic up front. Don't miss out on the latest news and information. During extra time, Croatia looked like it was about to run away with the game when Domagoj Vida's header slipped past Russia's defense and Igor Akinfeev into the net in the 100 minute.

Sports Ruthless Federer marches on in Wimbledon title defence
Author: 0 Ruthless Federer marches on in Wimbledon title defence

Two days after creating a stir at Wimbledon with his new mega-bucks clothing deal, Federer was back making a style statement with his dazzling tennis as he gave Lacko a 6-4 6-4 6-1 dressing down to reach the third round on Wednesday. Rafael Nadal reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time since 2011. His fourth-round match against Gilles Simon was suspended because of bad light after the fourth-seeded Argentine lost the third set.

Sports Luis Enrique named as new Spain coach
Author: 0 Luis Enrique named as new Spain coach

With Spain , Enrique must revive a side that won three consecutive major tournaments between 2008 and 2012 but are deflated after three failures, the latest their World Cup loss to hosts Russian Federation - ranked 70th in the world - on penalties in the last 16.

Sports The stadium that's become the graveyard of World Cup giants
Author: 0 The stadium that's become the graveyard of World Cup giants

It is the second World Cup running which has ended in upset for the two-time Premier League victor, as he was part of the Brazil side that was beaten 7-1 at the 2014 World Cup at the hands of Germany. Even Douglas Costa's pulling one goal back on the 78th minute was not enough to turn the tide as the match ended 2-1 in Belgium's advantage. That 3-2 victory over Japan was the first time a team has overcome a two-goal deficit to win outright since West Germany beat England in 1970, and ...

Sports Elon Musk offers engineers for Thai cave rescue
Author: 0 Elon Musk offers engineers for Thai cave rescue

When a user asked him if the submarine could feature an mp3 player to reduce stress, Mr Musk responded positively. The underwater air tunnel can be installed against the cave roof and can auto-conform to odd shapes like a 70cm hole, Musk wrote in his tweet in response to @JamesWorldSpace.

Sports Belgium beat Brazil 2-1, will play France in World Cup semifinal
Author: 0 Belgium beat Brazil 2-1, will play France in World Cup semifinal

But against Brazil , the Belgians will have to do much better. It was a lovely counter-attack finished in sublime fashion by De Bruyne, shortly after the half hour mark, leaving Brazil facing a challenge that no side had overcome in World Cup history - winning a game after trailing by two at half-time, excluding penalties.

Sports David Unsworth hails Jordan Pickford as one of Europe's best
Author: 0 David Unsworth hails Jordan Pickford as one of Europe's best

Thirty minutes of extra time failed to celebrate the sides, before the young England team exorcised the demons of shootouts past with a 4-3 spotkick win. But the giant Chelsea stopper later clarified that he too is a big fan of Pickford. However, after helping Belgium to knock out World Cup favourites Brazil in the quarter-finals, Courtois stressed he did not mock Pickford.

Sports The UCLA, basketball communities mourn the loss of Tyler Honeycutt
Author: 0 The UCLA, basketball communities mourn the loss of Tyler Honeycutt

PT on Friday claiming her son was "acting erratically". The fire department responded to the incident, the department said, and pronounced the suspect dead. Tyler was named first-team all-Pac 10 as a sophomore at UCLA after two seasons on the team before declaring for the 2011 National Basketball Association draft.

Sports Gregg Popovich Wrote A Heartfelt Tribute To Tony Parker’s Spurs Career
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The Spurs were reportedly trying to bring Parker back in a mentorship role. The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears added that Parker considered offers from the Spurs and the Denver Nuggets before choosing the Hornets. "But that didn't lessen the significance of his injury". According to Wojnarowski, Parker called Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich to inform him of the decision to accept the Hornets' roster.

Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony & OKC Thunder Will Part Ways This Offseason

ESPN reported Oklahoma City management and Anthony's agent, Leon Rose , are cooperating in the process. The stretch provision is a rule that enables teams to spread a waived player's salary cap hit over multiple seasons. Anthony averaged 16.2 points on 40 percent shooting last season, both of those being career-lows. His unwillingness to come off the bench created awkward moments, as well.

Sports Marcelo completes training and looks ready to face Mexico
Author: 0 Marcelo completes training and looks ready to face Mexico

However, he noted that Marcelo's sleeping conditions at their hotel in Moscow might need to be assessed. He has already returned to training and, if necessary, will be able to go on a replacement. Dr Lasmar said that as long as a serious injury does not occur, he would treat Marcelo's pain in order to prepare him for the Mexico game. "I'll be back in action soon".

Sports Belgium boss Martinez brushes aside talk of Spain interest
Author: 0 Belgium boss Martinez brushes aside talk of Spain interest

Martinez signed a new contract to lead Belgium to the 2020 European Championships and said he lived "from project to project" and that in football "you can only look at the present". "We're constantly improving. We just have to step up to another level against Brazil ". 'It's like playing in the school playground and you have a 16-year-old playing against the 11-year-olds, It's like that he's too big and too strong for everyone, ' Ferdinand explained.

Sports World Cup semi-finalists France can still improve, says Deschamps
Author: 0 World Cup semi-finalists France can still improve, says Deschamps

THE brother of a Colombian soccer player shot six times on the streets of Bogota in 1994 fears for the lives of the country's 2018 World Cup stars. Berg has 18 goals from 61 caps but has missed chances he would usually expect to bury, including blasting over early in the 1-0 last-16 win over Switzerland.

Sports Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Uruguay's Edinson Cavani Likely To Miss Quarterfinal Clash
Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Uruguay's Edinson Cavani Likely To Miss Quarterfinal Clash

Uruguay have shown in Russian Federation they are extremely hard to beat yet sometimes underwhelming - all things you could have predicted from La Celeste before the World Cup . Instead he has been overshadowed by his blistering 19-year-old strike partner. Surprisingly, the team which has received the fewest yellow cards in Russian Federation - just one - is Uruguay , the team who traditionally resort to the dark arts to win.

Sports Serena Williams Explains Why She Stopped Breastfeeding, 'I Cried a Bit'
Author: 0 Serena Williams Explains Why She Stopped Breastfeeding, 'I Cried a Bit'

The relationship-neutral Ms. has never been used at Wimbledon . It's an odd tradition that some complain is a gender inequity in need of change, while others simply shrug it off. It didn't start to give equal prize money to women until 2007, 123 years after they first allowed women to compete. The 36-year-old American barely broke sweat in a one-sided first set but was tested by the world number 135 in the second without ever looking troubled.