by | July 14, 2018 | 02:48

Bertens now faces No. 13 Julia Goerges , who beat Donna Vekic 6-3, 6-2. Giorgi enjoyed a confident start, outhitting Serena by eight winners to six as she won the first set and opened up a 0-30 lead in the second game of the second stanza.

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:00

Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova talks with an official during the fourth-round match against Taiwan's Su-Wei Hsieh at Wimbledon in London July 9, 2018. Kasatkina was not done, though. Kasatkina was unable to force a third set, though, drilling a forehand into the base of the net at full stretch to end her best run at Wimbledon .

by | July 14, 2018 | 00:53

Van Avermaet actually extended his lead in the overall standings over Geraint Thomas to six seconds when he raced ahead of the pack to win a three-second bonus sprint. Van Avermaet, wearing the yellow jersey, then pulled to the front in a bid for the stage win as the finish line approached but peaked too early. "I'm fine with the penalty but they have to impose it for everyone if they do the same thing as me", the 2017 Giro d'Italia champion said.

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:52

Then, they will take their seats in the royal box to cheer on the players, Angelique Kerber and Serena Williams, (a close friend of Meghan's ). Opening up about meeting the Queen following her engagement to Will, Kate said: "I first met her at Peter (Phillips) and Autumn's wedding and again it was in amongst a lot of other guests and she was very friendly".

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:47

The Nets, meanwhile, get a 2020 second round pick (via the Portland Trail Blazers) and the rights to Isaia Cordinier , a 2016 second round pick who will probably never suit up for the team. Wojnarowski noted that league sources indicated the Lin trade will likely speed up the process of the Hawks trading guard Dennis Schroder this summer .

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:07

Schnatter released a statement Wednesday apologizing, which said in part, "Regardless of the context, I apologize". It's always fun here when John Schnatter is in the news for embarrassing reasons, because it generally means having a laugh at the "food" that Papa John's calls "pizza" and sells all over America, including with the help of former franchisee Peyton Manning, who got out when the getting out was good .

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:24

Shaqiri underwent a medical with the Reds on Friday morning after they agreed to trigger the release clause in the winger's contract at Stoke City . "I'm very happy to be here". A few years ago I wanted to come too but it didn't happen. Shaqiri, who was in action at the World Cup this summer with Switzerland, will become Klopp's third signing of the current transfer window.

by | July 13, 2018 | 04:46

The Three Lions were knocked out at the semi-finals stage by Croatia after Mario Mandzukic's extra-time victor. Mario Mandzukic of Croatia scores the winning goal against England in Moscow . and counting. The goal continued the side's astonishing success from set-pieces at the World Cup - they scored nine goals from set-pieces - the most by any team in a single tournament since 1966.

by | July 13, 2018 | 02:54

While there's been no concrete reporting that Toronto is actively trying to break up their starting backcourt, there's been plenty of speculation that the team would look to trade one of their All-Stars. DeRozan will be 29 in August, but is coming off another All-Star season. Both players are owed a lot of money over the next few seasons. A new team has entered the mix as a possible trade partner for the San Antonio Spurs if and when they move Kawhi Leonard, and oddsmakers think there is ...

by | July 13, 2018 | 03:58

The alleged incident came several months after Schnatter , who is also the face and the chairman of Papa John's , stepped down as the company's CEO due to backlash over his handling of the NFL's protests against police brutality. Schnatter confirmed the allegations in a statement Wednesday and apologized for his use of " inappropriate and hurtful language". The company said Olivia Kirtley would act as lead independent director, and added it would appoint a new chairman in the coming ...

by | July 13, 2018 | 02:39

It has been Arsenal's most efficient and productive summer transfer window for many years and there is still a few weeks left. The Chilean had a distracted first half of the campaign before being sold to Manchester United. "We signed the players who we need, only if one player is a big opportunity for us to sign we can do it", he added. "At the moment, I think the squad is complete", Emery told a prematch news conference ahead of a preseason friendly at Boreham Wood.

by | July 13, 2018 | 04:18

Soon enough, del Potro was down on his belly after one last slip, as Nadal finished off the victory with a volley. Having crashed out in the first round at Wimbledon for five consecutive times, Goerges' emotions spilled over at the end of the match after she embraced Bertens at the net.

by | July 13, 2018 | 02:28

If Lovren can go one better with his national team at the World Cup than his club team did in the Champions League then we may have to start accepting he's pretty good. "I think people should recognise that I am also one of the best defenders in the world and not just talk nonsense". He added: "Today everyone in Croatia and around the world knows that we managed to make history".

by | July 13, 2018 | 03:16

Its executive director Piara Powar insists sexism has been one of the biggest problems at the ongoing World Cup , according to the Irish Examiner . He also said there have been several cases of women reporters being grabbed or kissed while on air. "[FIFA will] take action against things that are wrong".

by | July 13, 2018 | 03:18

The Men-in-Blue and the English team have faced each other in an ODI series in India previous year when the hosts were victorious by 2-1. After an impressive T20 International (T20I) series win, India will eye another dominant performance against England when both teams lock horns for the 1 One Day International (ODI) match at Trent Bridge in Nottingham today.

by | July 13, 2018 | 02:23

Croatia will take on the French national soccer team in the 2018 FIFA Championship round after their 2-1 victory over England in overtime. We only have a two-day recovery, and I'm sure some of the guys won't be able to get out there.

by | July 13, 2018 | 02:37

Every year for a couple years she comes out to Wimbledon , has supported me. Ostapenko suddenly began to land some big blows, clawing back a couple of games and had a point to narrow the deficit to a single game as Kerber showed late nerves.

by | July 13, 2018 | 03:14

Asked if the president will visit Menie, Eric said: "It's still to be decided". Britain "is in somewhat turmoil", Trump said before departing Washington, remarking that dealing with Putin might surprisingly be the easiest part of the European trip.

by | July 13, 2018 | 01:13

The hotel then filed a countersuit against Oakley, alleging that the former National Basketball Association star instigated the fracas and pushed, punched, kicked and bit the officers trying to restrain him while also throwing a bystander's camera in the pool.

by | July 13, 2018 | 02:43

Avid Premier League fans will all know how good he is, but his World Cup showing has earned him universal acclaim. The skillful forward has just two years left on his current deal with Chelsea and is stalling over signing an extension. "I think Real is everyone's dream", Hazard told beIN Sports . With Los Blancos all-time leading goalscorer Ronaldo off to Italian side Juventus, Spanish publication Marca conducted a pool of 200,000 Real supporters, with 15 percent choosing Hazard and ...

by | July 12, 2018 | 04:35

Typically, the NFL's Supplemental Draft is an afterthought for most teams. It's unclear if Denver did not place any bids or if they were simply beat out by teams higher than them in the draft order. If the Colts do take someone, it would be a sign that Ballard is willing to take chances on players. Although his interception numbers aren't great, he has very good ball skills and is very good at breaking up passes.

by | July 12, 2018 | 05:21

Team Sky finished four seconds off the pace in second, just about edging out Quick-Step Floors, as defending champion Chris Froome made up 12 seconds in the general classification. Rigoberto Uran's EF Education First-Drapac team gave up 35 seconds in fifth, Mikel Landa and Nairo Quintana's Movistar 54 seconds in 10th, and Vincenzo Nibali's Bahrain-Merida team 66 seconds in 11th.

by | July 12, 2018 | 04:58

The mixup was a miserable one for the AL Central leaders. Willis heard "O.T.", which would've meant Otero. "When I saw OT coming through the gate - and again, it's not that I don't think he can pitch - just not the guy I was expecting", Francona said, via The Athletic's C.

by | July 12, 2018 | 05:47

Croatia has never advanced to the championship match. The World Cup in Russian Federation has thrown up some stunning twists, turns and shocks, so it's perhaps fitting that its final game will feature the smallest nation to appear in the last stage of the tournament since 1950.

by | July 12, 2018 | 05:12

But Henderson is confident the issue will not prevent him from lining up in Gareth Southgate's starting XI in Moscow. The Three Lions went into the game having beaten Sweden 2-0 on Saturday afternoon, and got off to a dream start when Kieran Trippier whipped a free kick into the top corner inside the first four minutes.

by | July 12, 2018 | 04:02

Center back Samuel Umtiti put France on the board in the 51st minute with a header off of a corner, and the team managed to hold that narrow lead for the last 40 minutes and change. We would reach the final. "We've strived to be as good as we could be at an global level and it's taken us two years to get there". We gave everything we have got.

by | July 12, 2018 | 04:31

Matteo Guendouzi has joined the gunners from Lorient and is just a young talented player but the gunners have a good history of promoting young talents into world-class players so everyone will be looking forward to see the French youngster in action for them in the up coming season.

by | July 12, 2018 | 05:02

This meant that as Chadli pushed forward, spaces appeared for France's Blaise Matuidi to break through into the box. And then Samuel Umtiti scored - slipping his marker to meet Griezmann's corner - and France drew back once more, content to contain and control.

by | July 12, 2018 | 03:47

Formerly a Buddhist monk before turning to football, Ake taught the boys meditation to help them handle the stress. The group had entered the sprawling Tham Luang cave to go exploring after soccer practice on June 23, but monsoon rains soon filled the tight passageways, blocking their escape.

by | July 12, 2018 | 05:03

What does the loss mean for Roger Federer? Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer says he "did not see defeat coming" before a shock quarter-final exit against Kevin Anderson . The final score in favor of Anderson: 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11. "Even if it will be probably a tough day for him because he had a lot of chances to win the match, match point, two sets to love".

by | July 12, 2018 | 03:17

It was a case of down but definitely not out as a Rafael Nadal kept picking himself off a slippery and dusty Centre Court surface to storm into the Wimbledon semi-finals with a pulsating 7-5 6-7 (7) 4-6 6-4 6-4 over Juan Martin del Potro .

by | July 12, 2018 | 03:45

Juventus president Andrea Agnelli had visited Ronaldo's hotel room in Greece for discussions, whilst Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes was believed to be meeting Real Madrid to seal the deal. "However, I think it is time to open a new stage in my life and why I have asked the club to accept transfer". The Portugal global added: "They have been an absolutely wonderful nine years".

by | July 12, 2018 | 03:44

AJ Allmendinger finished third, followed by Kasey Kahne , Chris Buescher and Ty Dillon. "He wrapped his hand around mine twice when I shook it", Dillon said. As the race got going again rookie William Byron looked like he was becoming a contender when Ricky Stenhouse turned Kyle Busch into Byron sending them crashing in a wreck that also included Jamie McMurray, Trevor Bayne , Erik Jones and Corey Lajoie.

by | July 12, 2018 | 03:07

Juventus have paid Real £93m for his services, but they must also pay the Manchester club for their role in helping develop the Portuguese into one the world's greatest players. Whether a mooted move in the region of £88m happens remains to be seen, but either way with Ronaldo now 33-years-old, Madrid have to plan for the future.

by | July 12, 2018 | 02:56

But there were stunned reactions as Croatia scored the equaliser through Ivan Perisic . Kevin Trippier curled in a free kick in the fifth minute. After a period of pressure from Croatia , Lingard almost put England back in the lead with a strike across the face of goal .