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#ModiInAfrica: People Just Can't Get Over PM Modi's Madiba Shirt #ModiInAfrica: People Just Can't Get Over PM Modi's Madiba Shirt
- July 10, 2016

It is believed that, among other things, Indians will be able to apply for 10-year visas, but officials said South Africa was reluctant to relax visa restrictions too much. The Prime Minister said his advise to Indian companies doing commerce in Africa was that "the spirit of African humanism, UBUNTU, should reflect" in their business ethos. (more...)
UFC 200 Results: Jose Aldo Decisions Frankie Edgar to Take Interim Title UFC 200 Results: Jose Aldo Decisions Frankie Edgar to Take Interim Title
- July 10, 2016

Aldo wasted no time pointing a finger directly at McGregor, who was sitting cageside for the title fight. Those counter strikes ended up being the game plan that made the difference for Aldo, as he continuously caught Edgar moving forward. (more...)
Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel injures knee, out 3-6 weeks
- July 10, 2016

The Red Sox did not wait around to address Kimbrel's extended absence. Once Kimbrel is healthy, Ziegler figures to take over the tough-on-righties setup role vacated when Carson Smith was lost to Tommy John elbow surgery in May. Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez also injured his knee during a spring-training incident. "This is what our player go through day in and day out traditionally in the game". (more...)
UFC 200 Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt Live on YouTube Video Stream
- July 10, 2016

Granted, without the fans and everything, none of us would be able to do this. "I don't want any regrets", Lesnar said. "I'm prepared for whatever, I don't think it's going to define me". Lesnar also will receive money from pay-per-view sales, which should send his total haul into the stratosphere, considering what UFC 200 is expected to draw. (more...)
UEFA expects $917M profit from European Championship
- July 10, 2016

At the other end, Antoine Griezmann confirmed his status as the best marksman at Euro 2016 with two more goals and that clinical touch secured France a place in the final. Germany coach Joachim Loew refused to commit himself to stay beyond the next World Cup campaign as he picked through the wreckage of the country's Euro 2016 exit. (more...)
Chris Coleman to leave Wales role following 2018 World Cup campaign Chris Coleman to leave Wales role following 2018 World Cup campaign
- July 10, 2016

Chris Coleman's side, who lost 2-0 to Portugal in the semi-finals on Wednesday, were met by First Minister Carwyn Jones and given a water cannon salute by a fire engine after touching down at the airport in the early afternoon. "We all know how long the wait has been, it's been very long, so even to have been in the group stages was incredible". The squad boarded a bus with the words emblazoned on the side "Diolch (Thank you). (more...)
Portugal boosted by return of Pepe to training
- July 10, 2016

Currently Griezmann plays for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and the France national team as a forward. "I've played against Griezmann several times in Spain", he continued. Michael Yokhin is an experienced European football writer who contributes to ESPN , Blizzard, Champions and FourFourTwo. As somebody who has watched football in Paris for many years, I can tell you that games against Portuguese sides are special. (more...)
Serena Williams wins Wimbledon crown for 22nd Grand Slam title
- July 10, 2016

I don't know what else to say, I'm so excited". "Number 22 is awesome". Serena Williams will play Angelique Kerber in the women's final on Centre Court . Serena also holds the record for the only tennis player to have won 10 Grand Slam singles titles in two separate decades. The Williams sisters already own 13 Grand Slam titles in doubles, including five at Wimbledon . (more...)
Serena thrashes Vesnina to reach Wimbledon final
- July 10, 2016

Serena had already beaten Vesnina in the singles semi-finals, while Venus was beaten by Angelique Kerber. "She was in a great mood and her serve was working really good for her", said Vesnina , whose record dropped to 0-5 against Williams . (more...)
Marlins Aim For Series Win Over Mets In Wednesday Rubber Match
- July 10, 2016

Jose Reyes had two doubles and scored a run in his second game back with the Mets . The Marlins are scheduled to send Justin Nicolini to the hill to oppose the Mets for the second time in 2016. He threw a season-high 117 pitches, including 79 for strikes.Addison Reed threw a flawless eighth inning before Jeurys Familia notched his 30th save with a one-hit ninth. (more...)
Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon! See How Celebrities Reacted Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon! See How Celebrities Reacted
- July 10, 2016

Later Saturday, singles champion Serena Williams and her older sister Venus were to face Time Babos of Hungary and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in the women's doubles final. Williams banned herself from talking about the "22" as this year's Wimbledon entered its business end. Williams said the recent fatal police shootings of two black men and the attack in Dallas have anxious her. (more...)
France striker Olivier Giroud says attention must be turned to Portugal immediately France striker Olivier Giroud says attention must be turned to Portugal immediately
- July 10, 2016

Darren Lewis writes: "After initially suggesting they could be open to offers at the time, Arsenal have now insisted the Euro 2016 finalist is not for sale and have turned down a string of enquiries for the player". Deschamps has learned from that. It is a semi-final, full of so many brilliant battles. Antoine Griezmann, Giroud's partner up front for France , also beat Neuer when Atletico Madrid eliminated Bayern in the Champions League and the German has nothing but respect for Euro ... (more...)
TV times, Federer and Murray highlight quarterfinals
- July 10, 2016

He then served out the set. Since then Djokovic has been Murray's nemesis and the world number one was supposed to be standing in his way this year before the Serbian top seed's shock defeat by Sam Querrey on Saturday left the 29-year-old Scot as odds on favorite. (more...)
Officer shot during Mo. traffic stop; suspect in custody Officer shot during Mo. traffic stop; suspect in custody
- July 10, 2016

The officer "had no chance at all" to pull his handgun and 'was completely helpless, ' Scott added, noting that the incident was recorded by the police car's dashcam. A traffic stop in St. Louis Friday morning turned violent when a police officer was shot in the neck police said reported the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. (more...)
O'Reilly: Black Lives Matter 'Essentially A Hate America Group'
- July 10, 2016

Five police officers were killed , and seven more were injured along with two civilians in Thursday's shooting , which happened during a protest over the deaths of Philando Castile in Minnesota and Alton Sterling in Louisiana . The presence of video documentation of the incidents calls attention to strife that had previously existed only in agonizing private memories. He encouraged dialogue "with law enforcement to better identify reporters in the field to avoid a situation like ... (more...)
Sophie Gradon quits Love Island… and Tom Powell cannot believe it Sophie Gradon quits Love Island… and Tom Powell cannot believe it
- July 10, 2016

The victor of both Miss Newcastle and Miss Great Britain in 2009, Sophie said goodbye to the itv2 show on Wednesday night after her fellow Islanders turned against her in the midst of further drama with new girl Katie Salmon , who Sophie was briefly coupled up with. (more...)
Miesha Tate finally gets starring role in UFC 200
- July 10, 2016

The Preacher's Daughter is not just "the woman who beat the woman" as Dana White coldly referred to her during Friday's presser, she's single-handedly responsible for making the women's bantamweight one of the UFC's most exciting weight classes. (more...)
Froome takes stage eight and yellow jersey
- July 10, 2016

There were a few accelerations on the final climb but nothing violent enough to drop Froome, although one of them was fatal to Contador, who slipped further down the rankings after being injured in crashes in the first two stages. The spectator was supporting Froome's main rival, two-time Tour runner-up Nairo Quintana of Colombia. "It scared me", Team Sky director Dave Brailsford said. (more...)
Cardiff comes to standstill to welcome home Wales
- July 10, 2016

After hundreds of supporters greeted the team at Cardiff Airport - renamed Cardiff Bale Airport for the day in honour of Wales star Gareth Bale - an open-top bus carrying Chris Coleman's squad weaved its way through the streets of Cardiff for an hour. (more...)
La Liga boss fears Barcelona superstar Messi being chased into Chelsea arms La Liga boss fears Barcelona superstar Messi being chased into Chelsea arms
- July 10, 2016

The Argentinian and his father Jorge were both given the same prison sentences for the offence, with the 29-year-old fined €2million for three counts of tax fraud and his dad penalised €1.7m. Messi captained Argentina in the 2016 Copa America but could not help his team avoid a repeat of their 2015 Copa America final defeat after his side were again beaten by Chile . (more...)
Wimbledon 2016: Angelique Kerber prevents all-Williams final
- July 10, 2016

Kerber said she's realising a lifelong goal. The 36-year-old five-time victor could not set-up another showdown with Serena in Saturday's final after slipping to a 6-4 6-4 defeat against Kerber. "And, I mean, I was a little bit nervous when I went out there because I was trying to play my best tennis and I know how well Venus was playing. My serve was not the best at the beginning of the match". (more...)
Town wonders: Who won $540m Mega Millions jackpot? Town wonders: Who won $540m Mega Millions jackpot?
- July 10, 2016

The cash value of the top prize is $380 million. Cambridge City Chamber of Commerce President Beth Leisure says she's "happy for whoever it is", even if the victor isn't from the town known for its antique stores. Virginia Lottery spokesman John Hagerty told The Associated Press the winning ticket was sold in Indiana . "Lucky 8 happened again, as the Mega Millions game had its third jackpot victor of the year on July 8, following winners on January 8 and March 8". (more...)
Williams sisters win sixth Wimbledon doubles crown Williams sisters win sixth Wimbledon doubles crown
- July 10, 2016

The 34-year-old American earned her 22nd championship on Centre Court Saturday at Wimbledon with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Germanys Angelique Kerber. This makes a little bit better; I know that she won the match not that I lose the match. "She really played an unbelievable match, we both played on a really high level". Kerber prevented the legendary American from equalling Steffi Graf's tally of major titles when she pulled off a shock to claim her first grand slam crown at the Australian Open in ... (more...)
Hamilton on pole for Mercedes at British Grand Prix
- July 10, 2016

Those moments are when I am most excited. "It was as much pressure as you can... imagine the most pressure you're under and that's it. It was a lot of pressure". Motorsport's ruling body, the International Motoring Federation (FIA), said Rosberg exceeded the permitted maximum time between two safety vehicle lines at the start of Q1. (more...)
EURO 2016: Portugal to face formidable adversary - Paris, France
- July 10, 2016

Ronaldo has had 12 shots on goal heading into the final, the same number as Griezmann. Ronaldo scored the decisive penalty in a shootout after a 1-1 draw, and Griezmann missed a spot-kick when Atletico trailed 1-0 in the second half. "There is some uncertainty, it's not science, and you may not win, but you have to do everything it takes to win and that is the state of mind we're in". (more...)