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Williams starts her 11th Wimbledon semifinal

Williams starts her 11th Wimbledon semifinal

Williams' showdown with Kerber is a rematch of their 2016 final, which the American won after losing to the German in that year's Australian Open decider. When a panicked Goerges error wrapped up the ...

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Macron congratulates Putin for hosting 'perfect' World Cup

Macron congratulates Putin for hosting 'perfect' World Cup

He also became the first teenager since Pele to score in a World Cup final. Despite admitting this World Cup was unprecedented in terms of its action on the pitch, Deschamps stopped short of aff...

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‘You know my preferred destination’: Eden Hazard casts doubt over Chelsea future

‘You know my preferred destination’: Eden Hazard casts doubt over Chelsea future

He said last week: "The point is: my children live in Madrid". I play a good World Cup . Daily Record reporter McGarry believes Chelsea FC would be willing to sell Hazard this summer at the right...

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Houston Astros tabbed for MLB All-Star game

Houston Astros tabbed for MLB All-Star game

Red Sox designated hitter J.D. Martinez was voted into the same role for the All-Star Game. The Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs lead the National League's roster with two starters apiece. A full l...

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Luka Modric Has Ran 39.1 Miles In This World Cup

Luka Modric Has Ran 39.1 Miles In This World Cup

The fighting spirit is engrained in a group of players whose psyche was forged growing up in a country ravaged by war as the former Yugoslavia broke up in the 1990s. France boss Didier Deschamps ha...

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LeBron James May Star in New Comedy Project for Paramount Players

LeBron James May Star in New Comedy Project for Paramount Players

Here's a video of Never painting over his mural, followed by a separate video of someone (not Never) throwing a shoe at James's paper head, which had been taped over Kobe Bryant's head on another mu...

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Belgium and England reluctantly meet again

Belgium and England reluctantly meet again

Kane has looked exhausted towards the end of England's knockout matches but six goals in six games have made him the World Cup's leading scorer, two ahead of Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku and ...

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Chelsea part ways with manager Antonio Conte

Chelsea part ways with manager Antonio Conte

Chelsea have officially parted company with Antonio Conte , and the statement about his departure is truly embarrassing considering his stint at Stamford Bridge . Two trophies in two seasons but ...

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Code violation sparks Ostapenko to victory

Code violation sparks Ostapenko to victory

A nerveless 3-6 6-3 6-4 victory over Italian Camila Giorgi propelled Williams into 35th major semi-final, where she will face German Julia Goerges. Ostapenko blasted her way into her first Wimble...

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Super-mum Serena ready for royal date with Meghan

Super-mum Serena ready for royal date with Meghan

The whirlwind trip marked their first official global outing as a royal couple. Just like the navy Roland Mouret "Barwick dress" she has worn before, the off-the-shoulder number featured an asymme...

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NBA Trade Grades: Hawks acquiring Jeremy Lin from Nets

NBA Trade Grades: Hawks acquiring Jeremy Lin from Nets

Russell could be in line for a rookie-scale extension, but he will have to show more than what he has during his 48 games as a Net to warrant the franchise taking a long-term gamble on his future. M...

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University Of Louisville To Remove Papa John's From Stadium Name

University Of Louisville To Remove Papa John's From Stadium Name

He owns almost 30 percent of the shares, and remains on the board even after ceding his role as chairman. Schnatter resigned as the chairman of the board of his company on Wednesday. According to Fo...

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Donald Trump 'fine' with protests as United Kingdom visit begins

Donald Trump 'fine' with protests as United Kingdom visit begins

Mr Trump , who will also spend time with the Queen during his two-day working visit, added: "I think they agree with me on immigration ". A high metal fence has been erected around the USA ambass...

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Football world celebrates rescue of Thai schoolboy team

Football world celebrates rescue of Thai schoolboy team

His Belgian counterpart Roberto Martinez was similarly unenthused about the game after his side were beaten 1-0 by France on Tuesday. Federation Internationale de Football Association began rankin...

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England v Sweden kick off time, odds, and how to watch

England v Sweden kick off time, odds, and how to watch

Dele Alli and England are through to the World Cup semifinals. It was England's eighth set-piece goal of its 11 in Russian Federation, and the centre back's first in worldwide soccer. England c...

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Ronaldo's career in 60 seconds as Juventus move confirmed

Ronaldo's career in 60 seconds as Juventus move confirmed

Ronaldo also won the Champions League with Manchester United in 2008 before departing for Real in a then-world record £80m one year later. Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Portugal global Cri...

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Kane says England defeat will hurt for a long time

Kane says England defeat will hurt for a long time

It may repeat itself once, maybe never". Harry Kane says England are determined to " finish the job " in Russian Federation and hopes their unexpected tilt at World Cup glory will inspire the ...

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African players in France's World Cup team

African players in France's World Cup team

France and Mbappe meet De Bruyne and his global colleagues in Tuesday's World Cup semi-final in St Petersburg, with the teenage forward having sprung to prominence 18 months ago after breaking in...

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Museum Of London wants Gareth Southgate's waistcoat for its collection

Museum Of London wants Gareth Southgate's waistcoat for its collection

If there is no victor after 120 minutes the tie is decided on penalties. It's been a odd campaign for France , who looked subdued all through the group phase. The attacker has been crucial to Belgium...

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Henderson hopeful on fitness for World Cup semi-final

Henderson hopeful on fitness for World Cup semi-final

While England enjoyed a relatively stress-free 2-0 win over Sweden in the last eight, Croatia had to come through a gruelling extra time against hosts Russian Federation and then a penalty shoot...

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Hamilton appears to retract Ferrari accusation

Hamilton appears to retract Ferrari accusation

While Lewis Hamilton backtracked on his criticism of Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen on Monday, the Italian team's chief Maurizio Arrivabene launched a scathing attack on the Mercedes team. Lewis Hamil...

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Federer shows new look, familiar dominance at Wimbledon

Federer shows new look, familiar dominance at Wimbledon

The top seed, however, was wearing Nike footwear as Uniqlo does not manufacture shoes. On Monday, he began his title defense in style after brushing aside Serbian Dusan Lajovic 6-1, 6-3, 6-4 in th...

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Wimbledon: Halep bows out, Djokovic, Nadal move on

Wimbledon: Halep bows out, Djokovic, Nadal move on

Hsieh, the world No. 48, battled back from 5-2 down in the final set and saved a match point when the Romanian served for the match at 5-3 in the decider. The Serbian recovered from a set down to win ...

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Croatia breaks Russian hearts, eliminating World Cup host in penalty shootout

Croatia breaks Russian hearts, eliminating World Cup host in penalty shootout

Croatia will play England in the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup after they knocked out hosts Russian Federation via another penalty shoot-out. Aleksandr Erokhin put a free header over the bar ...

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Kei Nishikori vs Ernests Gulbis: Wimbledon fourth round preview and prediction

Kei Nishikori vs Ernests Gulbis: Wimbledon fourth round preview and prediction

In addition, Ernests has reached the fourth round at Wimbledon for the first time in his 11th appearance, becoming one of the players who needed to play more than 10 Wimbledons to book the place in ...

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Fernando Hierro quits as Spain sporting director after World Cup exit

Fernando Hierro quits as Spain sporting director after World Cup exit

His assistant, Hierro took over and guided Spain into the last 16, where they were knocked out on penalties by Russian Federation. Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is to be named as the new...

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England fan Joe Bass ecstatic after Sweden victory

England fan Joe Bass ecstatic after Sweden victory

Gareth Southgate has worked wonders since being appointed as England manager. Southgate referenced the 1966 World Cup when he first started working with his England players to explain to them what ...

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England level T20 series with India after belting 12 from final over

England level T20 series with India after belting 12 from final over

With half a dozen boundaries in the first two and a half overs, Buttler tore into India's new-ball bowlers - debutant Deepak Chahar and Umesh Yadav . Deepak Chahar (1/43) - making his global deb...

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How Belgium's 'golden generation' are making their mark at World Cup

How Belgium's 'golden generation' are making their mark at World Cup

Out of any side at this World Cup, Belgium have the most players returning from the 2014 tournament. Of the remaining teams, France , another popular pick to win it all at the outset, is likely the...

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Pakistan beat Australia by 45 runs in T20 tri-series

Pakistan beat Australia by 45 runs in T20 tri-series

Cricketers Glenn Maxwell and Peter Siddle have both been involved in fiery gestures. Pakistan gained a mental advantage over Australia by dominating Aaron Finch's team in a match that served a...

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Raymond Felton re-signs with Oklahoma City

Raymond Felton re-signs with Oklahoma City

As such, the Thunder is likely set at the point guard position for the 2018-19 season. As of now, Bobby Marks of ESPN said the Thunder have $150 million in luxury tax. For his career, he has avera...

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Former UCLA basketball player found dead in Sherman Oaks home

Former UCLA basketball player found dead in Sherman Oaks home

Honeycutt's agent, Aaron Mintz, confirmed Honeycutt's death to Khimki on Saturday morning. The Los Angeles Police Department said an unnamed suspect appeared to have died of a "self-inflicted gunsho...

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Wimbledon 2018: Federer storms through, Wozniacki out

Wimbledon 2018: Federer storms through, Wozniacki out

Five of the top 10 women's seeds have now failed to go beyond the second round at Wimbledon . It was her earliest exit at a Slam since a first round defeat at the 2010 Australian Open. France's Kris...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Backs Sweden To Win The World Cup

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Backs Sweden To Win The World Cup

Andreas Granqvist vowed that Sweden will not alter the way they play heading into their World Cup quarter-final with England . "We are there to push them". With the nation preparing for a Saturday...

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Sweden ousts Switzerland to reach World Cup quarterfinals

Sweden ousts Switzerland to reach World Cup quarterfinals

In the 66th minute, the Swedes finally made the breakthrough when Emil Forsberg cut inside to fire home via a wicked deflection off Manuel Akanji . Vladimir Petkovic's team had lost just one of the...

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