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Pakistan beat Australia by 45 runs in T20 tri-series

Pakistan beat Australia by 45 runs in T20 tri-series The middle-order didn't deliver but Short's 76 helped Australia post 183/8 in their 20 overs. Mohammad Amir, after missing the first two matches, returned to the side and picked up twin hauls of 1/25 in each of his two outings in the series. [Full Article...]

No excuses for Mercedes after Austrian agony

No excuses for Mercedes after Austrian agony Having dropped to fourth, Hamilton then had to park his auto on the 64th lap, seven short of the finish. "For me it was my most painful day at Mercedes , worse than Barcelona (in 2016)". Hamilton's retirement, his first in 33 races, ensured a 15-point championship swing in Vettel's favour a week before the British Grand Prix . On past performance, Hamilton could expect to lead the way... [Full Article...]

Novak Djokovic slams Wimbledon crowd after being booed

Novak Djokovic slams Wimbledon crowd after being booed It was the third time Djokovic faced a British player at Wimbledon, losing to Andy Murray in the 2013 final and beating James Ward in 2016. Wimbledon enters its second week shorn of a home challenger in the singles for the first time in more than a decade but Kyle Edmund enhanced his burgeoning reputation once more. [Full Article...]

England make it to first semi-final in 28 years

England make it to first semi-final in 28 years England make it on Venezuela's national newspaper's backpage, with the headline "Semifinal Set". England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was notably called into action early in the second half when he saved Marcus Berg's header. Sterling's movement was very good, though, causing Sweden's slow defense problems throughout. "The resilience of the team and togetherness of the team today was ... [Full Article...]

Miami Heat Interested in Acquiring Carmelo Anthony

Miami Heat Interested in Acquiring Carmelo Anthony That albatross was Carmelo Anthony , the once All-NBA player in the twilight of his career who came with a monster contract (a $27.9 million contract for the 2018-19 season alone). He expressed more than just concern about his role with OKC at the team's end-of-season exit interviews, when he called the possibility of coming off the bench next season "out the question", before saying, "I'm not sa... [Full Article...]

Women's top seed Simona Halep suffers shock defeat at Wimbledon

Women's top seed Simona Halep suffers shock defeat at Wimbledon Hsieh will play the 2014 Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova on July 9 at 6.30 p.m. Taipei time, with the victor moving through to the quarter finals. "It was a positive match against a player with a lot of energy", said Nadal, the 2008 and 2010 champion. But the Serb managed to refocus after a lengthy complaint to the umpire and eventually secured the break that sealed his come from ... [Full Article...]

England into semi-final after win over Sweden

England into semi-final after win over Sweden England scored once in either half to beat the Swedes 2-0 in Samara and reach their first World Cup semifinal since 1990. Instead, the Three Lions took the direct route, with Leicester City centre-back Maguire powering in a header from an Ashley Young corner. [Full Article...]

England v India: Third T20 - clips, radio & text

England v India: Third T20 - clips, radio & text It is perhaps the only real concern for India emanating from that first game as the enforced new-ball pairing of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav was proven ineffective at Old Trafford. England , on the other hand, seemed like they did their homework perfectly. However, Alex Hales led from the front in the second contest to help England keep the series alive. [Full Article...]

Federer shows off ‘Sneak Attack By Roger’ party piece in Wimbledon cruise

Federer shows off ‘Sneak Attack By Roger’ party piece in Wimbledon cruise The American won 6-3 6-3 6-4 on Court Three, serving 21 aces, to set up a last-16 meeting with Stefanos Tsitsipas . He will next face Mannarino after the French player held off a fightback from Daniil Medvedev to progress 6-4 6-3 4-6 5-7 6-3. [Full Article...]

Coutinho ready for backlash after Brazil exit

Coutinho ready for backlash after Brazil exit Fernandinho's trailing arm inadvertently helped Belgium captain Vincent Kompany's header land in his own net in the 13th. "Only a few times in a lifetime you might get to go to tournaments and we'll do all we can to be ready and hopefully we can give some nice images of Belgium, that's why we're here and we're going to give everything we can to win that game against France". [Full Article...]

Irish Open: Harrington Just One Behind After Impressive Opening Round

Irish Open: Harrington Just One Behind After Impressive Opening Round Fox's only bogey came at the 15th, after he had started at the 10th, and his sixth of the round at his closing hole saw him edge ahead of those on four under. "Obviously I would love to get a win". While McIlroy won at the parkland K Club in county Kildare in 2016 , he missed the cut at Royal County Down in 2015 and Portstewart previous year. [Full Article...]

Hamilton takes pole in Silverstone

Hamilton takes pole in Silverstone Hamilton , who is chasing a fifth successive home win, saw his lead in the Drivers Championship vanish in Austria last weekend after a series of mishaps. Hamilton was forced to retire from the Austrian Grand Prix but will be confident of overhauling his rival from Ferrari with 12 races still to go - starting with the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday. [Full Article...]

England to face Croatia in semi-finals

England to face Croatia in semi-finals The Three Lions continue to roar. England manager Gareth Southgate said it was an "incredible feeling" to be through to the semi-finals. England's match against Sweden is their biggest since their last World Cup quarter-final twelve years ago, against Portugal at Germany 2006. [Full Article...]

Trapped boys not yet ready to dive out, Thai rescuers say

Trapped boys not yet ready to dive out, Thai rescuers say But the death of a rescue team member, and the realization that oxygen levels have fallen to potentially risky levels, appears to have forced a reassessment of the situation. Rescue - rescuers are trying to pump water out of the flooded cave before more rains hit the northern region. The effort has also brought global assistance including USA military personnel and the British cave-divers who fi... [Full Article...]

Nadal Breezes Through To Wimbledon Second Round

Nadal Breezes Through To Wimbledon Second Round Hopefully for a long time. "In terms of the sport, depends". "But seems like sometimes is only about the business, so". It is timed for release as the anticipation crests with Roger as returning champion, 10 years after their famed 2008 Wimbledon championship - an epic match so close and so reflective of their competitive balance that, in the end, the true victor was the sport itself. [Full Article...]

Croatia beat Russian Federation on penalties to set up England semi-final

Croatia beat Russian Federation on penalties to set up England semi-final Host nation Russia's dream run at the World Cup will be put to the test against Croatia in the quarter-finals on Saturday - Here are the confirmed line-ups for both sides. England had laboured without reward before Ashley Young lined up a corner on the left and his curled effort was met by Maguire charging forward with conviction and barging Emil Forsberg out of his way to power a header down ... [Full Article...]

LeBron James’s decision to join the Lakers has Yahoo commenters divided

LeBron James’s decision to join the Lakers has Yahoo commenters divided No. 1 being to beat his old nemesis, the Golden State Warriors , who are in the same division and who just added Demarcus Cousins to their already loaded roster. Seeing Rondo on the other side of that enduring National Basketball Association rivalry won't be as weird to Rondo as it might be to some Lakers fans. [Full Article...]

Dele, Maguire head England into first semi-final in 28 years

The last time Sweden reached the semi-finals was in U.S. 1994 where they finished third while England last made it into semi-finals in Italy 1990. Look, we get it England . I remember saying to him before the next game "okay, how about we try to be as good as we might be" because I think he's a super talented player. [Full Article...]

'17 champ Muguruza, finalist Cilic latest Wimbledon upsets

'17 champ Muguruza, finalist Cilic latest Wimbledon upsets Muguruza joins fellow
top-ten seeds Caroline
Wozniacki, Sloane Stephens , Elina Svitolina , Caroline Garcia and Petra Kvitova in being knocked out in the first four days. "I feel ready to compete". Defeat for the world No. 3 ensured that six of the top 10 seeds in the women's draw have failed to make it into round three. [Full Article...]

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

Croatia breaks Russian hearts, eliminating World Cup host in penalty shootout For the first time in the history of FIFA World Cup championships, it has reached the quarterfinals. Then in 1990 in Italy they beat Cameroon in extra time to head into another semi-final, this time they faced Germany and lost on penalties, the beginning of their long hoodoo from 12 yards. [Full Article...]


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