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Roger Federer defeats Jan-Lennard Struff to reach Wimbledon fourth round

Roger Federer defeats Jan-Lennard Struff to reach Wimbledon fourth round

Three years ago, Eugenie Bouchard created flutter by wearing a black bra under her white playing top. The eight-time champion and No. 1 seed next faces 22nd-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France, who ...

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Russian Federation 2 Croatia 2 (aet, 3-4 on penalties)

Russian Federation 2 Croatia 2 (aet, 3-4 on penalties)

After Croatia won the penalty shootout she went to the team's changing rooms to give them hugs and congratulate the coach and players. "But I think we have such wonderful players, very experienced a...

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Irish Open: Rory McIlroy in no 'panic' to add to four majors

Irish Open: Rory McIlroy in no 'panic' to add to four majors

I didn't have a good Sunday", said McIlroy, who is ranked eighth in the world and will attempt to win his second Open Championship at Carnoustie in two weeks. "[Ballyliffin] is a great venue , a trad...

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Hamilton takes pole in Silverstone

Hamilton takes pole in Silverstone

I was shaking through the emotion, the adrenaline rush was way above the limit that I had experienced before". In addition, it is also the landmark 50th pole of Hamilton's Mercedes career, secured i...

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Wimbledon -- women's second-round matches

Wimbledon -- women's second-round matches

Major champions Angelique Kerber and Jelena Ostapenko avoided early exits, while Belinda Bencic saved four match points before fighting back to get past Alison Riske at the All England Club. "I didn...

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LeBron James pens $154m Lakers deal

LeBron James pens $154m Lakers deal

Oklahoma have little room for maneuver unless they manage to offload Carmelo Anthony's gargantuan contract, which guarantees him $27.9 million next season. That didn't sit well with all Lakers fans. T...

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Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semifinals

Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semifinals

Croatia players celebrate winning the penalty shootout. But their lead would only last eight minutes as Andrej Kramaric headed in from Mario Mandzukic's cross to rain on Russia's parade and u...

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Thailand cave rescue: Officials appear close to launching rescue mission

Thailand cave rescue: Officials appear close to launching rescue mission

The path out is considered especially complicated because of twists and turns in narrow flooded passages. "Now and in the next three or four days, the conditions are flawless [for evacuation] in ter...

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Grayson Allen, Trae Young tussled during NBA Summer League game

Grayson Allen, Trae Young tussled during NBA Summer League game

The play occurred when Trae caught a pass at the top of the arch only to be met by Grayson's stiff defence. Allen essentially headbutted Young after hooking his arm around the sharpshooter. Through th...

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Below-par Brazil star still makes Tite happy

Below-par Brazil star still makes Tite happy

The 26-year-old was widely criticised for his theatrical reaction when he claimed that Mexico's Miguel Layun stood on his ankle in Brazil's 2-0 last-16 victory , but Tite previously said he supported ...

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England fans 'dare to dream' after win over Sweden

England fans 'dare to dream' after win over Sweden

Croatia lie in wait at the Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday, with manager Southgate telling his players to seize this opportunity of a generation. "I'm a football person", the England manager said. He...

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Rows of empty seats in Samara Arena as England head to semis

Rows of empty seats in Samara Arena as England head to semis

As it is just 2,836 tickets have been sold to England supporters for the game, where they are expected to be vastly outnumbered by Swedish fans. "This is absolutely fantastic - I think they can ac...

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Thunder to re-sign Felton, pass $300M threshold

Thunder to re-sign Felton, pass $300M threshold

Anthony's contract could be stretched from one to three years, lessening the tax luxury by the tidy sum of $91 million for the next season. Unless the Thunder shuffle the books, they will be on tap f...

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Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic through as Marin Cilic crashes out at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic through as Marin Cilic crashes out at Wimbledon

Number three seed Marin Cilic suffered the shock of the day, slipping to a five-set defeat to world number 82 Guido Pella. Elsewhere, Rafael Nadal overcame two time warnings and Novak Djokovic ...

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England beat Sweden to reach first World Cup semis in 28 years

England beat Sweden to reach first World Cup semis in 28 years

Scores of users on the micro-blogging site shared how they were making the best of the situation. According to The Daily Mail , one player was heard saying: "We could do without this today". Predic...

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Former NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Found Dead After Standoff With Cops

Former NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Found Dead After Standoff With Cops

The suspect is believed to be former Bruin Tyler Honeycutt . He went on to play several seasons in basketball leagues in Israel and Europe, winning the EuroCup championship with Khimki in 2015. Sta...

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‘Stop Kane’: Sweden target England captain ahead of quarter-final showdown

‘Stop Kane’: Sweden target England captain ahead of quarter-final showdown

Pickford was forced into action on numerous occasions in the second half. The Manchester City defender will win his 30th cap on Saturday but of all his appearances for his country, none has rivalled t...

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McDowell signals Irish Open intentions with blistering pro-am display

McDowell signals Irish Open intentions with blistering pro-am display

Late last night, McDowell said that he has withdrawn from the qualifier. "Thanks in advance. #help ", McDowell's first tweet says . Graeme McDowell arrived at Ballyliffin on Tuesday afternoon his ...

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Former NBA, UCLA Player Killed In Shootout With Police

The suspect barricaded himself inside the home, so police set up a perimeter and called in a SWAT team, according to Officer Jeff Lee with the Department's Media Relations Section. Family members have...

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Why Fred did not play at all in Brazil's World Cup campaign

Why Fred did not play at all in Brazil's World Cup campaign

That's what this World Cup is all about", Martinez told reporters on Wednesday. Lukaku was asked for his views on Neymar, and specifically whether he believed the Brazil forward was an "actor" a...

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Kevin De Bruyne says Belgium still want more at World Cup

Kevin De Bruyne says Belgium still want more at World Cup

It's quarter-finals time Russian Federation, so who can keep the World Cup dream alive? "You can have a bad or good match, but we have given everything". The Galatasaray goalkeeper fumbled in a long...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association invites trapped Thai team to World Cup final

Federation Internationale de Football Association invites trapped Thai team to World Cup final

In a possible new bid for a solution, engineers working for the entrepreneur Elon Musk will be sent to Thailand . Preparations are being made to start digging from above, but for now rescuers are p...

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England vs Sweden: Why is Zlatan Ibrahimovic not playing against England?

England vs Sweden: Why is Zlatan Ibrahimovic not playing against England?

Sweden team predicted to face England in World Cup quarter-finals Thu, July 5, 2018 Sweden face England in the World Cup quarter-finals - who will start? Gareth Southgate's men have been drawing mor...

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Malik Monk gets off to hot start in NBA Summer League opener

Malik Monk gets off to hot start in NBA Summer League opener

He was one of the 14 players named to the Queen City team's summer league roster this year. It appeared to be a strong possibility that Bell and Jones would not play in every summer league game. Whi...

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Wimbledon 2018 -- Caroline Wozniacki roller coaster takes another unusual turn

Wimbledon 2018 -- Caroline Wozniacki roller coaster takes another unusual turn

The Dane, who claimed her first grand slam title at the Australian Open , was undone by the powerful Makarova in the opener, the Russian holding off a fightback to clinch the set with a forehand vict...

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Courtois says he never mocked England 'keeper Pickford's height

Courtois says he never mocked England 'keeper Pickford's height

HE'S England's newest hero after his stunning save set up the Three Lions' first-ever World Cup penalty shoot-out win. Henderson was anxious when his miss gave Colombia the advantage in a nerv...

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It's coming home: Three Lions eyes Top 40 return in bumper week

It's coming home: Three Lions eyes Top 40 return in bumper week

As of Thursday afternoon, the song sits proudly at the top of the iTunes chart - with the 1998 version in at No. 13 - after a penalty shootout victory over Colombia in the last 16 of World Cup 2018 ...

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Marcus Smart hurt and disgusted with Celtics, Danny Ainge

Marcus Smart hurt and disgusted with Celtics, Danny Ainge

They can also offer him one themselves, but Smart has yet to receive one and he is upset about it, according to The Boston Herald . "He loves the Celtics, but with these crickets he's hearing, he's...

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Why Tony Parker 'had to move on' from Spurs

Why Tony Parker 'had to move on' from Spurs

The Spurs were reportedly trying to bring Parker back in a mentorship role. Parker fell out of favor with the Spurs last season, averaging just 20 minutes and making 21 starts, in 55 games appearanc...

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Ivankovic warns Croatia about 'dangerous' Russian Federation

Ivankovic warns Croatia about 'dangerous' Russian Federation

The variables are plenty. Neymar´s Brazil are aiming to win a record-extending sixth World Cup at Moscow´s Luzhniki Stadium on July 15. Which teams will make to the last four? The second game ...

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Carmelo Anthony Rumors: Rockets Interested Once Thunder Reach Contract Buyout

As it is, among the factors playing into Anthony's desire to move on is playing time, which could become an issue with a Heat team potentially seeking to expand playing time for younger prospects such...

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Elon Musk Sends Engineers to Help Soccer Team Trapped in Thailand

Elon Musk Sends Engineers to Help Soccer Team Trapped in Thailand

Multi-billionaire Elon Musk has sent a group of his top engineers to help rescue 12 schoolboys and their football coach who found themselves trapped in a flooded cave. The rescue operation has pro...

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Meghan Markle wears yellow Brandon Maxwell at Commonwealth youth reception

Meghan Markle wears yellow Brandon Maxwell at Commonwealth youth reception

Harry and Meghan received briefings on how the youth are collaborating to make change and mold the future. It has been reported that Meghan refrains from wearing bright colours when accompanying Qu...

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Airplane 'love story' takes off on Twitter with Dallas residents

Dallas resident, Rosey Blair had Twitter dying with suspense this week as she documented a love connection she had a hand in creating on a plane ride from NY to Dallas. The images were originally ...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association chides Maradona over referee comments

Federation Internationale de Football Association chides Maradona over referee comments

It was clear the defender needed some time to adjust to United last season but he did grow as the season went on and in he looks in fine form on the biggest global stage. "We shouldn't only look at Co...

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Federer breezes into third round at SW19

Federer breezes into third round at SW19

Whereas the Russian was pegged back to 5-5 and needed multiple match points to oust Wozniacki in the second round, Makarova was emphatic in serving out a spot in the fourth round for the third time in...

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Roger Federer's route to the Wimbledon final after Marin Cilic exit

Roger Federer's route to the Wimbledon final after Marin Cilic exit

Nadal will be up against the promising Alex de Minaur , who beat Pierre Hugues Herbert 6-2, 6-7 (8), 7-5, 6-3. Unfortunately, in the important moments the world's number 77 player couldn't grasp...

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Federer's $408m change leaves fans in a spin

Federer's $408m change leaves fans in a spin

As Uniqlo doesn't yet manufacture trainers, Federer was still wearing Nike trainers for his first match of Wimbledon against Dusan Lajovic . Sources say the deal could be even more lucrative for ...

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Hamilton says Austria failures brought Mercedes closer

Hamilton says Austria failures brought Mercedes closer

The British Grand Prix has been a fixture on the calendar ever since, although not always at Silverstone. Hamilton trails Sebastian Vettel by a point in the battle for the Formula One title after th...

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Gonzalo Higuain's Agent Denies Juventus Exit Talk Amid Chelsea Rumours

Gonzalo Higuain's Agent Denies Juventus Exit Talk Amid Chelsea Rumours

It looks like Sarri is already working on possible new recruits as TeamTalk are citing a report from Sport Mediaset that claims Chelsea have agreed a sensational deal to sign Higuain from Juvent...

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