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Baddiel and Skinner celebrate as England beat Colombia on penalties Baddiel and Skinner celebrate as England beat Colombia on penalties
- July 06, 2018

The music streaming service took to Twitter today to announce the song was played over 450,000 times through their platform on the day of England's victory against Colombia on Tuesday (4 July), which saw them make a historic World Cup win on penalties. (more...)
Russian couple divorces over Ronaldo-Messi debate Russian couple divorces over Ronaldo-Messi debate
- July 06, 2018

Neymar has inspired endless memes and video mashups from fans and even a spot from the South African branch of KFC, which had a player rolling endlessly from the stadium, through the city's streets and bridges until he reaches one of the restaurants of the chain. (more...)
Martinez names star key to Belgium in Brazil showdown Martinez names star key to Belgium in Brazil showdown
- July 06, 2018

Belgium have reached consecutive World Cup quarter-finals for the first time - they lost at this stage to Argentina in 2014. This combination of photos shows fans of Brazil (L) and Belgium supporting their team during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup football tournament. (more...)
I'm singled out for testing says Serena I'm singled out for testing says Serena
- July 06, 2018

Her sister, five-time Wimbledon champion and 2017 finalist Venus, had far more trouble across the grounds at No. 2 Court, slipping to the turf a couple of times and barely moving on with a 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-1 win against Johanna Larsson of Sweden, who dropped to 0-8 at the All England Club. (more...)
California King: LeBron James goes Hollywood; 'Boogie' a Warrior California King: LeBron James goes Hollywood; 'Boogie' a Warrior
- July 06, 2018

Additionally, with Kawhi Leonard potentially available in trade discussions during the upcoming season, it benefits the Lakers to showcase Ball as much as possible and increase his potential value in trade discussions. 23 emerge for next season. It was his stellar play that pushed them back to become the first team in National Basketball Association history in the Finals to overcome a 3-1 series deficit back in 2016. (more...)
Records tumble as Aaron Finch smashes 172 … in 20 overs Records tumble as Aaron Finch smashes 172 … in 20 overs
- July 04, 2018

The hard-hitting right-hander, who surpassed his previous best of 156 against England in 2013, smashed 10 sixes and 16 fours in his blistering innings before his freakish hit-wicket dismissal. 2 - Aaron Finch reached his second T20I 150. Finch says he only has himself to blame for not playing at Test level. Batting against Zimbabwe in Harare , the explosive opener passed the 156 he made against England in 2013, and was then able to get Chris Gayle's 175 in his sights. (more...)
Mbappe now at Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar level says Balague Mbappe now at Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar level says Balague
- July 04, 2018

Ronaldo will be 37 by the time of the next World Cup in Qatar , but he would not be drawn on whether he planned to extend his worldwide career. Messi set up a pair of goals but again failed to score in a knockout match at the biggest event in soccer. (more...)
Russian Keeper Thanks God For Luck Against Spain Russian Keeper Thanks God For Luck Against Spain
- July 04, 2018

The hosts will now play the victor of Croatia and Denmark, who play tonight in Nizhny Novgorod. "Great news for us". The teams having successfully converted two penalties each, Akinfeev saved Spain midfielder Koke's penalty shot, and Russian fans inside a sold-out Luzhniki Stadium gave a loud cheer. (more...)
Luis Suarez says Uruguay can control Kylian Mbappe Luis Suarez says Uruguay can control Kylian Mbappe
- July 04, 2018

The PSG hitman hit home with a bullet header and then a stunning, swerving effort on the break to see his side through to the quarter-finals. It was the latest in a series of arguments about football and the relative merits of the world's two best players. (more...)
David Moyes backs Jordan Pickford for England role David Moyes backs Jordan Pickford for England role
- July 04, 2018

England captain Harry Kane has taken the decision to shut himself off from social media, in a bid to improve focus and reduce pressure. Behind in extra time and seemingly heading home, Kennet Andersson scored a dramatic 115th minute equalizer, taking the game to penalties. (more...)
Zanetti: Zanetti: "Ronaldo To Juventus? It Doesn't Concern Me"
- July 04, 2018

Ronaldo is impressed by the proposal - and has assured Agnelli he has a commitment from Real that his €1bn buyout clause will be dramatically slashed this summer. The Portuguese superstar, 33, hinted at a potential Bernabeu exit following Real's 3-1 Champions League final victory over Liverpool at the end of May. (more...)
Real Madrid Release Statement On Rumoured Mbappe Bid Real Madrid Release Statement On Rumoured Mbappe Bid
- July 04, 2018

A report in the Spanish press recently said that Ronaldo's release clause has been lowered from the obscene figure of €1bn to just €120m, which for a player of his quality actually represents decent value in the current market, despite him being 33. (more...)
Roger Federer begins Wimbledon title defence in style against Dusan Lajovic Roger Federer begins Wimbledon title defence in style against Dusan Lajovic
- July 03, 2018

Roger Federer made his rumored divorce from Nike official by taking the court at Wimbledon in Uniqlo apparel. According to Rovell, the RF logo belongs to Nike , but Federer is optimistic that a deal will be worked out so that he can still use it. (more...)
Virat Kohli`s India face charged-up England in first T20I Virat Kohli`s India face charged-up England in first T20I
- July 03, 2018

We have definitely been able to turn flat wickets into wicket-taking pitches because of the variety we have in the attack... To make matters worse - for England , anyway - both these limited-overs series are set to be played in conditions that should encourage spin and negate any advantage England might have had from "home" conditions. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard reaches out to LeBron James, expresses interest in playing together Kawhi Leonard reaches out to LeBron James, expresses interest in playing together
- July 03, 2018

A day after the Los Angeles Lakers acquired the NBA's best player, the Warriors acquired a starter that will give them a starting lineup that resembles a team USA Roster. He hasn't shot down the idea of returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers after losing in the NBA Finals for the second straight season, and many experts have pegged the Los Angeles Lakers as the favorites to land James this offseason. (more...)
Lingard loving life with England under Southgate Lingard loving life with England under Southgate
- July 03, 2018

He is the player that everyone is talking about - wherever you go at the moment, people from all around the world. You can't wait to get out there."Kane dismissed suggestions he had put pressure on Southgate to play against Belgium to further his chances of winning the Golden Boot". (more...)
Youth Soccer Team Found Alive After 9 Days Trapped in Thailand Cave Youth Soccer Team Found Alive After 9 Days Trapped in Thailand Cave
- July 03, 2018

The twelve boys and soccer team coach trapped inside the Tham Luang cave for 10 days were found alive by an global team of divers Monday. Public anticipation for a rescue has been high since Sunday, but officials have avoided setting a timetable for the search and rescue operation. (more...)
Colombia are big World Cup threat to England, says Dennis Wise Colombia are big World Cup threat to England, says Dennis Wise
- July 03, 2018

England captain Kane scored 41 goals in 48 games for Spurs last season and has netted five goals at the World Cup so far, including a hat-trick in England's 6-1 drubbing of debutants Panama. "I feel pretty excited because I think [England] can win", he says, "It's obviously a bit hard as I'm in Colombia and I've lived here for nine years now". (more...)
Rockets' Paul to stay put with four-year max contract Rockets' Paul to stay put with four-year max contract
- July 03, 2018

Paul was a major contributor to the Rockets, helping them to the Western Conference Finals. Green averaged 12.1 points last season and had five games of 20-plus points off the bench last season. For now, the Rockets are content to have Paul back in the fold. Even without James' committing, Paul seemed pretty hyped to be back in Houston , taking to Twitter to express his excitement at signing a new deal. (more...)
Neymar dazzles and disappoints as Brazil reaches World Cup quarters Neymar dazzles and disappoints as Brazil reaches World Cup quarters
- July 03, 2018

El Tri hasn't made it past the Round of 16 since 1986 and has never won a World Cup elimination game outside Mexico . "I think it's a shame for football", Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio lamented afterwards, saying Neymar's antics had wasted precious time. (more...)
LeBron James joining Los Angeles Lakers on 4-year, $154 million deal LeBron James joining Los Angeles Lakers on 4-year, $154 million deal
- July 03, 2018

The Lakers could let Randle walk as an unrestricted free agent, saving them a little more than $12 million . The blockbuster move means the 4-time NBA Most Valuable Player, who has played in the past 8 NBA Finals, will now join one of the league's most iconic clubs, adding to the legacy of such legends as Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson . (more...)
Rajon Rondo Signs One-Year Deal With Lakers
- July 03, 2018

He has bounced around a bit since being traded from the Celtics during the 2014-15 season, ending his eight-plus year run in Boston. As it relates to Randle, ESPN's Wojnarowski reported all-NBA Pelicans forward Anthony Davis played a large part in the recruitment. (more...)
Roger Federer finds Wimbledon 2018 opener ‘nerve-racking’
- July 03, 2018

It's probably safe to say that we won't be seeing anymore NikeCourt Zoom Vapor RF x AJ3s anytime soon. Federer has joined Uniqlo with a new deal that is reportedly worth over $300 million. "Mr. Federer is one of the greatest champions in history - my respect for him goes beyond sport", said Uniqlo Founder and Chairman Tadashi Yanai. Even though it will be a while before fans can buy the Swiss star's new gear, one little girl on Centre Court was left jumping for joy when Federer spotted her ... (more...)
Lakers With LeBron Only Adds To NBA's Wild Wild West Lakers With LeBron Only Adds To NBA's Wild Wild West
- July 03, 2018

Durant only had to inform the Warriors if he planned to opt in, and the team had always been prepared for this move - merely a procedural decision - knowing his plans for months. Los Angeles will also provide James with a larger platform for his business interests and social activism. Kevin Durant agreed to a one-plus-one deal, first reported by Haynes , taking a discount of around $5.6 million next season, according to The Athletic's Danny Leroux . (more...)
Arsenal announce third signing of the summer Arsenal announce third signing of the summer
- July 03, 2018

Sokratis has been widely expected to secure his move to the Emirates after he was identified by head of recruitment Sven Mislintat as a key signing and new boss Unai Emery gave the go-ahead to pursuing a deal for the Greek global. "Lucas at Arsenal? I want the best for my son and I know that Arsenal showed great interest in my son", Ricardo said. Emery had previously signed veteran defender Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer from Juventus and reached agreement on Bayer Leverkusen ... (more...)