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by | July 19, 2018 | 00:58

The 25-year-old Dutch rider won his second consecutive stage on Saturday, joining world champion Peter Sagan and Tour newcomer Fernando Gaviria as two-stage winners at this edition of the world's leading cycling race. Questions will be asked about the leadership issue at Sky after Geraint Thomas abandoned Froome when a mechanical failure saw the four-time victor crash late on.

by | July 19, 2018 | 00:29

The second year of Parker's deal is reportedly a team option , which, given Parker's previous injury history, is smart from the Bulls' perspective. Chicago will be hoping they'll be able to turn Parker's career around and turn him back into the player that went second overall just four years ago, and the player that had a great 2016-17 season for the Bucks.

by | July 17, 2018 | 01:26

Cries of "Champions! Champions!" could be heard roaring across the city as football fans celebrated the country getting through to play the biggest match in football for the first time. Fans cheered the players on a big TV screen in the packed square, as auto horns began blaring on the streets of the Croatian capital. France scored four goals in a six-goal spectacle against Croatia to bag their second World Cup title in Moscow.

by | July 17, 2018 | 01:18

It is said they feel Sarri will be a refreshing change for players used to Conte's brutal training demands. Could Maurizio Sarri be heading to Chelsea? Conte leaves with the best win percentage 65.1% of any of Chelsea's managers in the Premier League era.

by | July 16, 2018 | 02:22

The group worked so hard and we had some tough moments along the way. Fourteen of France's 23 players were World Cup newcomers but Deschamps said they were ready to work towards a common goal and were mentally more mature than their age.

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:23

That's a big thing", said second seed Nadal. "I was close to beating him and I couldn´t because Rafa always has a little bit more than the rest of the players on tour". This is the longest three-set match in the history as it lasted for four hours and three minutes. Expect more of that today against a crowd that will be heavily in Nadal's favour.

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:11

The former world number one lost his serve in the seventh game, too, but Khachanov simply could not take advantage and Djokovic made no mistake by claiming his first set point when it arrived. "I think it was great quality tennis and in the final set there were some wonderful points", said Nadal who was a 7-5 6-7 4-6 6-4 6-4 victor. The No.

by | July 13, 2018 | 01:36

Open, the USTA will recognize her accomplishments, recognize her return to the workplace and will seed her, regardless of what her ranking is". I didn't think I would be doing this just 15 months after. When serving for the match, Williams fell behind 0-40, and Goerges broke on her third opportunity with a flashing forehand, slammed deep into the far corner.

by | July 13, 2018 | 01:28

Earlier today Trump gave an extraordinary press conference in Brussels after giving North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders a bruising over defence cash, where he wrote off protesters and said Theresa May's Brexit deal probably wasn't what Britons voted for.

by | July 07, 2018 | 00:57

It was only the latest goalkeeping gaffe in a World Cup that's been full of them, with Spain's David De Gea and Argentina's Willy Caballero among those who have also suffered howlers that have cost their team. The Golden Eagles stunned the 2010 champions Spain 3-2 on penalties after Russian Federation striker Artem Dzyuba had levelled matters following Sergei Ignashevich's own-goal on Sunday.

by | July 06, 2018 | 22:20

Cavani struck in the seventh minute of Saturday's last-16 tie in Sochi to put Uruguay in control, but Portugal hit back after the interval when Pepe headed home Raphael Guerreiro's cross. "We've got some great players and a tremendous squad, a young group of players with real ambition to go out and succeed", he said. It's a tough match, like the ones we've been having, and we'll do our job, trying to be compact, defending all together.

by | July 06, 2018 | 22:22

Open champion Sloane Stephens became the first contender to go out as she lost 6-1, 6-3 to Donna Vekic of Croatia. I clearly didn't think about it. Rus played her part in a competitive first-round clash with some sweet forehands down the line, however Williams would not be denied as she powered to a 7-5 6-3 victory.

by | July 05, 2018 | 00:30

The Spurs have to be careful, though: their absurd asking price might put off the Lakers , spurring L.A.to halt negotiations and decide instead to pursue Kawhi in free agency next summer. Caldwell-Pope, 25, played four seasons for Detroit before joining the Lakers last season, when he averaged 13.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.4 steals a game.

by | July 05, 2018 | 00:31

Pickford succeeded where Peter Shilton, David Seaman, and Paul Robinson failed as the 1990, 1998 and 2006 World Cup campaigns ended in shootout losses. Shearer was jubilant all through the show, too, signing off by singing "It's Coming Home". "We practised and practised and it paid off", Kieran Trippier , one of the successful penalty takers on Tuesday, said.

by | July 05, 2018 | 00:27

Henderson made the par putt to stay at six under for the tournament. Ko added further bogeys at the 10th, 17th and 18th to offset just the sole birdie over her back nine, at the par-4 16th. The organization announced on Saturday that the 2023 KPMG Women's PGA Championship and 2029 PGA Championship will be played at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J.

by | July 05, 2018 | 00:29

PSG striker Edinson Cavani was the matchwinner, scoring a brace either side of a Pepe equaliser to send Oscar Tabarez's side into the quarter finals against France - and ensure Ronaldo joined fellow five-time Ballon d'Or victor Lionel Messi in being dumped out of the competition on the same day.

by | July 04, 2018 | 08:49

Belgium stunned the Japanese side, however, with a flurry of late goals to take the win 3-2. The federation came in for heavy criticism for the dismissal so close to the tournament but Japan's performances in Russia suggested it was a gamble that paid off.

by | July 04, 2018 | 08:22

Despite his superb form for Barcelona last season, Lionel Messi only scored one goal at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation which was against the Super Eagles of Nigeria. But now, confirmation has nearly certainly arrived that neither man will win a World Cup . 'He's been the highest scorer in the Champions League and won a third Champions League in a row.

by | July 03, 2018 | 08:37

The two-time National Basketball Association champion with the Golden State Warriors is going to be part of the revamping by the Los Angeles Lakers, agreeing to a one-year deal worth just under $2.4 million, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

by | July 03, 2018 | 08:15

Neymar , who had earlier writhed around in apparent agony after Layun appeared to touch his ankle, burst through and prodded past Ochoa for Firmino to finish the game off - and Mexico with it. "I think it's a shame for football", Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio said of Neymar's antics. Brazilian soccer Neymar may be one of the world's biggest soccer stars.

by | July 02, 2018 | 00:13

Modric gears up to take it. That apart, it was an uneventful start to the second half with none of the frenetic pace that had characterised the beginning of the first, Knudsen crossing towards Andreas Cornelius but Subasic claiming. Denmark have proved to be a tough nut to crack this World Cup and we expect goals to come hard by in this one. The only previous encounter between Croatia and Denmark in a major tournament was at Euro 1996.

by | July 02, 2018 | 00:08

The concern going forward will be whether or not Suarez can do it without his strike partner if the injury that saw Cavani limp off with the aid of Ronaldo proves serious. Ronaldo had an opportunity in the first half to score from a free kick about 30 meters out but could only hit the wall. Despite the disappointment of exiting a World Cup early - meaning he will be denied the elusive piece of silverware missing from his trophy cabinet - Ronaldo managed a smile for the cameras.

by | June 30, 2018 | 01:04

James had until 11:59 p.m. on Friday to take up the option to remain with Cleveland for at least one more season. Even that was a remote possibility. The Cavs, which own James' Bird rights, can offer him a new five-year contract worth $207.4 million, based on the league's projected $101 million salary cap for next season.

by | June 30, 2018 | 00:39

Both England and Belgium rested their most important players and the game was sorely lacking in thrilling action. Manager Southgate made eight changes to the team which thumped minnows Panama 6-1 on Sunday, with captain and leading scorer Harry Kane rested.

by | June 30, 2018 | 00:30

Starting today India begin their tour of Ireland with the first T20 global of the two-match series set to be played at 8:30pm IST. The live stream will be available on Sony Liv. After Indian Premier League 2018, the Indian Cricket team joins in the T20I match with Ireland . O'Brien also dismissed Raina as it looked like Ireland might just contain India towards the end, however, Hardik Pandya came out all guns blazing as he smashed 32 off just 9 balls - which included four ...

by | June 29, 2018 | 15:01

We are sorry for not playing like world champions, and as painful as it is, we deserve to be out. Germany succumbed to an embarrassing 2-0 defeat to South Korea to finish bottom of Group F and exit Russian Federation 2018 in emphatic fashion.

by | June 29, 2018 | 14:48

Japan lost 1-0 to Poland in Russian Federation on Thursday in a match that ended in farce as the Samurai Blue ran down the clock knowing unless they picked up a pair of yellow cards or Senegal equalised against Colombia in the other Group H game, they would go through.

by | June 28, 2018 | 17:17

Andres Iniesta's lacklustre performance symbolised Spain's problems in this tournament. The top two teams now have the same number of points, goal difference and goals scored - they are separated by Fair Play records ( Spain have one yellow card and Portugal have picked up two).

by | June 27, 2018 | 02:48

Cristiano Ronaldo scored hat-trick in their 3-3 draw against Fabregas's country men and also with the winning goal against Morocco in their second Group B game on Wednesday. Simeone said: "The goalkeeper has done this before hasn't he German, he did it against Spain, against Italy when they hit the post, and if you slip up like that in a World Cup, it's a goal".

by | June 27, 2018 | 02:36

Iceland and Croatia know each other well, with coach Heimir Hallgrimsson likening the pair to old flames due to the number of times they have met in recent years. Iceland had to claim their first ever World Cup victory to have a chance of advancing and, urged on by fans chanting their famous Viking thunderclap, nearly equalised immediately.

by | June 26, 2018 | 01:27

University of Arizona freshman Deandre Ayton became a Phoenix Sun when the team used the first pick in this year's NBA draft on the center, who played high school basketball in Phoenix. I represent a whole nation (Bahamas) I just do that the best that I can and just help this community start over and be the best player I can possibly be.

by | June 24, 2018 | 13:32

Gareth Southgate and Kyle Walker called for the country's media to get behind the team at the World Cup after England assistant manager Steve Holland's training notes were published. It took a Harry Kane brace to secure victory in England's first World Cup game of Russian Federation 2018, after being 1-1 for the majority of the match.

by | June 23, 2018 | 23:45

That was before Hazard added a second, his Blues teammate Michy Batshuayi came off the bench to get on the scoresheet and Wahbi Khazri netted another consolation for Tunisia . They remain among the favourites at this year's World Cup and beat Tunisia 5-2 to maintain their winning start. "We had to suffer in spells but when we were in full flow going forward, we look really sharp".

by | June 22, 2018 | 02:25

In stark contrast, Ronaldo, who last month won his fifth Champions League winner's medal, now has four goals in Russian Federation and looks a shoo-in to win his sixth world player of the year award. "We need to take advantage of that". We won, but we know that there are things to improve on. Australia fell behind in the seventh minute when Denmark's star man Christian Eriksen fired home a fierce half volley, after being set up by a sublime flick from Nicolai Jorgensen.

by | June 22, 2018 | 01:42

Sources said the Cavs front office and James camp have been in contact over the phone and in person, though there has been no meeting with James present, nor has there been any real dialogue as far as James future is concerned. Although he had his most efficient season as a Cavalier during his 59 regular season games, the 29-year-old struggled throughout much of the postseason, at least for his standards.

by | June 20, 2018 | 07:52

Read the game well even when under sustained pressure in the second half. Another video review led to a penalty at the World Cup , this time helping Sweden beat South Korea 1-0 Monday. The 22-year-old central defender started the game and played for the entire 90 minutes, as Colombia lost 2-1. Japan brought on Hotaru Yamaguchi for Shibasaki with 10 minutes remaining, replacing Osako with Leicester's Shinji Okazaki .

by | June 20, 2018 | 07:48

Both players are viewed as big-time scorers, while George is also known for his ability on the defensive end of the court. "Every one of my All-Stars I've been teamed with LeBron". In fact, Stephen Jackson did argue that Wednesday on FS1's "First Things First", calling the Lakers the "worst" possible fit for James, who's expected to opt out of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers .

by | June 20, 2018 | 07:29

Johanna Konta has failed to shake the umpire's hand after a bad-tempered end to the Nottingham Open final won by Australian Ashleigh Barty winning. At the start of the second set Barty began to show some vulnerability on serve and was forced to save five break points in her first service games.

by | June 19, 2018 | 01:59

They have reportedly made calls to the San Antonio Spurs about Kawhi Leonard . Last week, it was reported that Leonard "has grown uncomfortable with the Spurs organization" and that he is eyeing a trade to Los Angeles, preferably to the Lakers .

by | June 18, 2018 | 01:25

The USGA said overnight watering would reduce green speeds, and hole locations would be set up to be more accessible to players. With rounds of 77-69-81, Mickelson finished 54 holes at 17 over par and is tied for 64th. Open at Pinehurst No. 2. Playing alongside Andrew "Beef" Johnston Saturday, Mickelson and his playing partner chuckled about the incident walking to the 14 tee.

by | June 17, 2018 | 00:58

Lefty purposely hit his birdie putt on No. 14 wide of the hole and up a slope behind the cup. "I said, "That is one of the strangest things I have ever seen" and started laughing, and said "sorry" about laughing, " said Johnston, a jovial Englishman with the nickname Beef.

by | June 17, 2018 | 00:48

Mexican nationals were among the injured, it said. The driver has been arrested after reportedly trying to flee the scene. Eight people sought medical assistance, Moscow police said. "He was shouting: "It wasn't me". The Moscow Traffic Authority has said the driver claimed he did not hit the crowd on objective. The accident took place on Ilinka Street, about 200 metres from Red Square and Moscow's famous Gum shopping arcade.

by | June 17, 2018 | 00:43

Ronaldo's performance against Spain came despite him arriving in Russian Federation surrounded by distractions about his club future and a tax-fraud accusation back in Madrid. "Mo Salah has been one of the revelations of the year". "More important than his physical form is his mental form, he has incredible mental endurance", Santos said.

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:56

Plus, there's no telling what type of long-term commitment James would be willing to make with Boston, essentially putting the Celtics in a situation similar to the one they're now dealing with regarding Irving, who is set to become a free agent next summer.

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:50

It will be Afghanistan's first test match after gaining the status of test playing nation previous year. For the hosts sans regular skipper Virat Kohli , wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik made a comeback to the Test side after nearly eight years.

by | June 14, 2018 | 02:10

Instead, the NCAA is creating a database in which schools must input a transfer candidate's information within two business days of that player filing their transfer paperwork. As part of the rule change approved this week, tampering with a current student-athlete at another school is now a potential Level 2 violation which could bring penalties from the NCAA's Infractions Committee.

by | June 13, 2018 | 01:35

A combination of factors can help or hurt a horse, including a poor start, bad racing luck or jockey error. Justify etched his name into American racing history with a brilliant victory in the Belmont Stakes in NY seeing him become just the 13th horse to claim the Triple Crown.

by | June 13, 2018 | 01:35

A year ago, when Green wore a "quickie" shirt at the parade, in reference to Quicken Loans Arena and the Warriors' five-game victory over the Cavs in the 2017 NBA Finals, James responded on Instagram with another meme - " that's what she said ".

by | June 11, 2018 | 00:56

Max Verstappen has a message for Formula 1 media types.Stop telling me how to drive.Sitting 75 points behind championship leader Lewis Hamilton through six rounds of the season, Verstappen has been. "We extracted the best we could out of qualifying", Verstappen said. The semi-permanent track combines long straights with tight chicanes and each team sets up their auto to maximize straight line speed, although the cars also need to deliver a good ride over the relatively tall curbs.

by | June 10, 2018 | 01:15

Romero was the last fighter to weigh-in Friday, and originally came in one pound over the championship fight limit of 185 pounds. The UFC did not announce whether the fight would continue, but the two fighters were introduced and faced off at the ceremonial weigh-ins later on Friday.