Top Chelsea star reportedly agrees to join Real Madrid this summer

19 Jul, 2018

Antonio Conte was sacked to pave the way for Sarri's appointment last week after months of tensions with the Chelsea board over recruitment, as well as clashes with senior players such as Diego Costa, David Luiz and Willian. Speaking after the third-place playoff against England, he told Belgian outlet HLN: "After six wonderful years at Chelsea it might be time to discover something different".


Confident India aim for ODI series win

18 Jul, 2018

Pacer Mark Wood today said that England should work on denying Indian wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav early success if his side are to win the third and series deciding ODI here tomorrow. This is the first time in 200 ODI innings and 112 Test nnings that Kohli was bowled by a leg spinner. While India's spinners were in contention throughout, the pace attack lacked penetration, particularly in the death overs.


HELSINKI HUDDLE: Trump and Putin Meet Face-to-Face in Historic Summit

18 Jul, 2018

After Trump concluded his remarks, American reporters shouted several questions about whether he would bring up election meddling during his discussions with Putin. U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats departs after a classified briefing for the U.S. congressional leadership from Federal Bureau of Investigation and intelligence officials on the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election held in the U.S.


French celebrate World Cup Victory in Paris

18 Jul, 2018

Here, we are all united. Midfielder Ivan Rakitic added: "There are no words to describe how we feel now". Riot police used water cannon and tear gas to end the violence. "They're young and they're happy", said a grinning, wet Deschamps after the players had left. We loved how other people used our product and wove it into the natural jokes, memes, and everything on social media .


Gareth Southgate 'incredibly proud' as England's World Cup adventure ends

16 Jul, 2018

But they can not just expect to turn in up Qatar in four years and win the World Cup . We owe it to our people. Les Bleus were deserved winners against Belgium on Tuesday, despite many pundits suggesting otherwise, but they were always in control of the game (xG: FRA 1.76 - 0.54 BEL).


Modric voted best player of Russian Federation 2018, Mbappe best young footballer

16 Jul, 2018

Modric has masterminded Croatia's progress to their first final, covering more ground than any other player and scoring a wonderful goal against Argentina in the group stages. "I repeat. I am happy with where I am and I never cared what anyone else said, it only further motivated me". Below are lists of players who won different individual awards at the tournament.


Landon Donovan: France will win World Cup: ‘They are too talented’

16 Jul, 2018

After some indifferent displays at the World Cup, the Manchester United man really stood up to be counted when his country needed him in the 1-0 semi-final victory over Belgium . Former Manchester United skipper Keane has been highly critical of Pogba since his £89m move to Old Trafford in the summer of 2016 and has suggested he is more interested in self-promotion than winning matches for his team.


Angelique Kerber reaches Wimbledon final

16 Jul, 2018

Since that Saturday, Williams won the 2017 Australian Open, became the winningest player of the Open era, regained the No. 1 world ranking, had a baby, got married and didn't play a tournament for 14 months. But it will be no easy road. And it feels like every day, with every match, she's getting fitter and better. There is a competing theory that Williams' continued dominance even after childbirth damns the depth of the women's game - one extolled by those who perpetrate the "women only ...


Wave of optimism sweeps France as World Cup unites nation

16 Jul, 2018

While France will strive for a repeat of their 1998 feat, the current crop of Vatreni are aiming to not only emulate the 1998 "Golden Generation" of Croatian greats, but to go on to win the World Cup . Referee Nestor Pitana has been reprimanded by pundits for "two bad decisions" that drastically impacted the World Cup final. That's the opinion of Red Devils hero Gary Neville who has been impressed with the 25-year-old.


Belgium star Hazard drops Chelsea exit hint

15 Jul, 2018

The old classic "you never know" line will do little to calm the nerves of Chelsea fans hoping to keep their star man from the clutches of Real Madrid . Hazard has always been linked with Real Madrid , and even though the manager who had first identified him as a target for Los Blancos , Zinedine Zidane , has left the club, talk of a move to the Spanish capital has never died down.


MLB All-Star Game Rosters Announced For Midsummer Classic

15 Jul, 2018

The other Astros joining him will be starting pitchers Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole, and third baseman Alex Bregman and outfielder George Springer as reserves. In the National League, the Chicago Cubs will send two players to start: second baseman Javier Baez and catcher Wilson Contreras. Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman and outfielder Nick Markakis were voted in as starters and will be joined by teammates Mike Foltynewicz and Ozzie Albies.


Rakitic would sacrifice career for Croatia victory

15 Jul, 2018

Croats in Bosnia, where they make up 15 percent of the population, also supported the Croatia team, but Bosnian political analyst Zoran Kresic detected something deeper, saying the support "has unified the region and Bosnia for the first time since the bloody wars".


Bucks, Jabari Parker reach agreement for team to rescind qualifying offer

15 Jul, 2018

Parker is a Chicago native and reportedly has interest in joining the Bulls, so this could be a good deal for both parties. The Parker deal comes amid a dust-storm of National Basketball Association singing news, from the new Lakers with Rajon Rondo, LeBron James and Lance Stephenson (who can hopefully refrain from blowing on Bron's cheek), to Kawhi Leonard possibly going to the Raptors (!), to Paul George being content to stay in OKC and play second fiddle to the manic and stylish Russell ...


Artist paints over LeBron mural after vandalism

15 Jul, 2018

However, his agent, Rich Paul, is talking. Despite that turbulent first year, Love met with James in Los Angeles after the season and committed to stay with the Cavs by signing a long-term contract. Plus, it's interesting that Magic watched so much film on LeBron yet the players the team signed in free agency - JaVale McGee, Rajon Rondo and Lance Stephenson - aren't typical LeBron teammates.


Belgium tops England to finish third at World Cup

15 Jul, 2018

Eden Hazard had a smile on his face and a bronze medal around his neck after inspiring Belgium to victory in the World Cup third-place playoff against England in Saint Petersburg. "Third place is a minimum for us", he told a news conference at the team's training base in Moscow. Belgium manager Roberto Martinez echoed the feelings of Southgate and said, "It's a hard emotion to manage.


Serena survives scare to make 11th Wimbledon semi-final

14 Jul, 2018

After sweeping aside Russian Evgeniya Rodina 6-2 6-2 on Centre Court, Williams , 36, had an ominous warning for her rivals. "I'm going to go out there and just do what I can, do my best, see what happens". Partly due to Giorgi's aggressive style of play - which has in no small part got her to the last eight, she didn't regret taking that style of play to Williams, saying: "No, it's my game, that is why I'm playing well today, so no, I don't regret anything".


Chelsea sack coach Antonio Conte as Maurizio Sarri appointment looms

14 Jul, 2018

Out the door: Antonio Conte holds the trophy after Chelsea won the FA Cup final against Manchester United in May. 'We wish Antonio every success in his future career '. New rules prohibit English clubs from completing new signings after August 9, but they can continue to sell players to foreign clubs until the end of that month.


Serena Williams rallies to reach last 4

14 Jul, 2018

Serena is the first woman to reach a Grand Slam semifinal without facing a top 40 ranked opponent since 2013. She will need to hit the ground running in the semi-final to get to grips with the easy power. Germany's Angelique Kerber celebrates winning her quarter final match against Russia's Daria Kasatkina . The youngest remaining player in the draw, 21-year-old Ostapenko was a junior champion at Wimbledon in 2014 and has gone one step further than when she reached the quarterfinals at ...


Meghan Markle Shutdown Pregnancy Rumours In The Best Possible Way

14 Jul, 2018

She went on to critique the fit - particularly cutting words, coming from a couture designer - suggesting her dress was too loose. "I look forward to it". "That's an attitude I always want to keep, something I want to teach my daughter to always just have this humility". "She seemed very relaxed and was joking and laughing".


Nets Trade Away Jeremy Lin, Isaiah Whitehead In Separate Deals

14 Jul, 2018

Lin joins a crowded backcourt in Atlanta with incumbent starter Dennis Schroder and 2018 top draft pick Trae Young on the roster, though the move likely spells the end of Schroder's time in a Hawks uniform if the front office can find a willing trade partner.


Image issue: Papa John's still tied to founder under fire

14 Jul, 2018

He resigned late Wednesday night. "While we have enjoyed a positive relationship with the local franchisee and staff, we will be evaluating the overall relationship between Papa John's and our sports properties over the coming weeks". Schnatter's statements are indefensible and in no way represent the views of anyone in our company", which, just given math and sample sizes, can not possibly be true, but at least reads well.


27 million viewers watch England in World Cup semi-final

13 Jul, 2018

Les Bleus led Croatia by a goal in their 1998 semifinal at Stade de France when French defender Laurent Blanc gave Slaven Bilic a slight shove on the chest in jostling during a free kick. "For us, we are not the favourites". "We are keeping our feet on the ground, we are not getting carried away". The game becomes the most watched TV moment of 2018, overtaking all the previous matches in the tournament so far plus the likes of the Royal Wedding.


England's Kane misses out on golden shot at World Cup title

12 Jul, 2018

The former Arsenal youth academy player has given the Gunners something to regret with the decision to release him - Today, Harry Kane is arguably one of the best strikers in the world, if not the best. "Yes, Croatia looked dreadfully exhausted in their last game, but it's late in the tournament for us as well", Hoddle told talkSPORT . "Maybe we went ahead too early, we needed that next goal to kill off the tie and we had some good chances but never put them away".


Olivier Giroud says France lining up against Thierry Henry will be 'weird'

11 Jul, 2018

France and Chelsea striker, Olivier Giroud , has picked his national team captain Hugo Lloris as a better goalkeeper than his club and Belgium's shotstopper Thibaut Courtois . Giroud said his teammates knew Belgium very well with many players from both teams competing in the English Premier League , including himself. "If you are scared, you will not play at 100 per cent".


These are the semi-final matchups at the FIFA World Cup (SCHEDULE)

11 Jul, 2018

World Cup fever is sweeping the nation - and Danny McLaughlin has found himself at the centre of attention thanks to his incredible resemblance to star player Harry Kane . Croatia are on two record runs for them: five World Cup matches without defeat and scoring in nine matches in a row. A 2-0 victory over Malta in October, 2016 got Southgate's reign as Sam Allardyce's successor off to the ideal start and he's since managed to guide the Three Lions to a World Cup semi-final.



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