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Unai Emery "happy" with Arsenal transfer business

Unai Emery Centre-back Laurent Koscielny is the current club captain and Emery confirmed the defender would continue leading his team-mates. 'I want all the players showing their best quality on the pitch in each training session and each match'. Although Unai Emery didn't give a direct no as answer about getting advice from Arsene Wenger but he indirectly says that he would like to do everything on hi... [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal feels 'sorry' for Roger Federer after shock Wimbledon exit

Rafael Nadal feels 'sorry' for Roger Federer after shock Wimbledon exit I think I played really good tennis today. "Keep on going, you can do this". "Wow, it's pretty wonderful", Goerges said. Soon enough, del Potro was down on his belly after one last slip, as Nadal finished off the victory with a volley. [Full Article...]

Rakitic had a fever the day before England semi-final

Rakitic had a fever the day before England semi-final Before booking a place in the finals, the Balkan nation stunned 2014 World Cup finalists Argentina, Nigeria and Iceland in the group stages before putting up impressive performances in the knockout stages. And we've proved that is possible. "Impossible not to fall in love with this wonderful country". It will be a different sort of scenario. They just kept coming towards me and they fell on me. [Full Article...]

Super-mum Serena ready for royal date with Meghan at Wimbledon

Super-mum Serena ready for royal date with Meghan at Wimbledon The 13th seed's response to falling a set and a break down was one of remarkable conviction and maturity, getting back on serve as Williams wobbled with an opportunity to close out the match and dropped her serve for just the seventh time in the competition. [Full Article...]

Trump greeted with protests during first United Kingdom visit

Trump greeted with protests during first United Kingdom visit US President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, have been being greeted with pomp and circumstance, along with protesters, as they arrived at Blenheim Palace for a gala dinner with British PM Theresa May . "And I said Putin may be the easiest of them all", he continued. The first lady will remain in London on Friday when protests are set to take place. [Full Article...]

Former Illini star Kevin Anderson stuns top seed Roger Federer at Wimbledon

Former Illini star Kevin Anderson stuns top seed Roger Federer at Wimbledon Federer had a match point at 5-4 in the third set, but Kevin Anderson-the 6-foot-8 ball smasher from South Africa-saved that break point and went on to win the set. Anderson then served it out, ending things with a 205kph service victor, and raised both arms overhead. On Friday, Anderson will play another big server, John Isner of the United States, who defeated Milos Raonic , 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 ... [Full Article...]

Nadal fights past Del Porto, Novak next

Nadal fights past Del Porto, Novak next The third set produced more high-quality tennis and Nadal was the first who crumbled under pressure, losing serve at love at 4-5 to drop another set and face an elimination. But Nadal was first to break in the deciding set and he built a 5-3 advantage with a looped forehand victor before confirming his final four place with a volley after four hours and 48 minutes. [Full Article...]

England fans pack pub

England fans pack pub Fans let off flares in the streets and smoke filled the night sky, as Croatia celebrated the goal which took the national football team to the World Cup final for the first time in the country's history. England's devastated players could barely drag themselves off the turf as they slumped in front of their fans at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium. His friend Joe Carter, 43, from York, added: "W... [Full Article...]

Proof it's been the best World Cup

Proof it's been the best World Cup Croatia and Belgium received 17 and 14 percent, respectively. Desolation and dreams of what might have been littered the path out of Luzhniki Stadium, in Moscow , as supporters trudged towards the metro and into the night. "I think we believe that we can improve a lot but we will try to do that. I think we have had the right attitude and mentality and willingness to fight from the beginning "... [Full Article...]

Simona Halep stunned by Hsieh Su-wei in Wimbledon third round

Simona Halep stunned by Hsieh Su-wei in Wimbledon third round At that point in the match - down 5-2 in the third - it looked as if Hsieh's comeback from a set down would swiftly end. Karolina Pliskova [No.7] is the only top 10 seed left at SW19 with Serena Williams also still in the running. "I couldn't stay focused for every ball", Halep said. Three-time victor Novak Djokovic made the last 16 of a Slam for the 44th time with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 win ... [Full Article...]

Croatia qualify at expense of hosts Russian Federation

Croatia qualify at expense of hosts Russian Federation As the players gathered in a huddle in Nizhny Novgorod, Rakitic, Modric's assistant captain and the team's most celebrated player behind the Real Madrid midfielder, led the rallying cry. "We have to be united, go forward and apply pressure". "We rooted for Croatia ". England coach Gareth Southgate missed a penalty kick in the semifinals of that tournament in 1996 and said he couldn't listen to ... [Full Article...]

Federer pushed off Centre Court at Wimbledon

Federer pushed off Centre Court at Wimbledon I've often said the day that you don't feel nervous is the day you should be more anxious about". Facing Roger again will be something fantastic. "Maybe you should ask the questions over in Russian Federation, how they're going to feel about Wimbledon being played at the same time", Federer was quoted as saying by AFP. [Full Article...]

LA Lakers make LeBron James' arrival official

LA Lakers make LeBron James' arrival official I'm very excited to see what that brings. "I can't wait to get on board". If you find yourself wondering why LeBron broke his Twitter hiatus to promote what is essentially a fast food pizza joint, then make his first public appearance since signing with the Lakers at that fast food pizza joint.well, the answer is quite simple: LeBron is one of the brand's original investors. [Full Article...]

Henderson hopeful on fitness for World Cup semi-final

Henderson hopeful on fitness for World Cup semi-final Lovren has been a defensive rock for Croatia at this tournament, however, and with his partner Domagoj Vida will be confident of shackling Kane and preventing him from adding to his tally of six goals at the tournament. That is what these guys have done. "All the way through we have been one of the youngest teams in the tournament, the least experienced team, but we were never quite sure how far... [Full Article...]

Sweden boss’ classy praise for Southgate’s men - Ireland

Sweden boss’ classy praise for Southgate’s men - Ireland The last time the teams met in 2012, Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored four goals as Sweden beat England 4-2 in a friendly. "I gathered the players on the pitch and told them we had a bloody good tournament". He was involved in England's second goal, teeing up Lingard to cross for Alli at the back post. We are not the finished article and we do not have world-class players yet, but we have y... [Full Article...]

Chris Paul wants to ‘Big Three’ the Rockets by adding Carmelo Anthony

Chris Paul wants to ‘Big Three’ the Rockets by adding Carmelo Anthony Mbah a Moute spent the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons with the Clippers before joining the Rockets last season. Anthony and his representatives met with Rockets and Heat officials at the site of the NBA Summer League in recent days, league sources told ESPN ... [Full Article...]

Bertens storms through to Wimbledon quarter-finals against Pliskova

Bertens storms through to Wimbledon quarter-finals against Pliskova Whereas Rodina seemed overawed by facing Williams on Centre Court in the fourth round, such nerves were not apparent in Giorgi, who benefited from a poor line call to go a break up. She controlled the game and finished the first set clinching 8 winners to 6 and committing 6 unforced errors to Serena's two. Goerges came back in her match, too, defeating Kiki Bertens 3-6 7-5 6-1 in her first g... [Full Article...]

BMC beats Froome’s Sky to win Tour de France team time trial

BMC beats Froome’s Sky to win Tour de France team time trial The result saw Greg Van Avermaet take the yellow jersey, while BMC Racing leader Richie Porte , who lost 51 seconds on the opening stage, is now up to 14th on the general classification. By finishing second in the 35.5km team time-trial around Cholet , Team Sky did that with typical efficiency. Geraint Thomas of Sky was third overall, three seconds behind. [Full Article...]

General Conte takes charge of Chelsea training 15 hours ago

General Conte takes charge of Chelsea training 15 hours ago Former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri has always been tipped as Conte's successor, but talks between the two clubs are understood to have reached an impasse as they look to agree on a compensation package. Conte won the Premier League in his first season at the club in 2017, followed by the FA Cup in May of this year. Several Chelsea players were surprised by Conte's presence because their e... [Full Article...]

French great Thierry Henry could hurt France's pride tonight

French great Thierry Henry could hurt France's pride tonight Friday's 2-1 victory over Brazil in the quarter-finals followed a rousing come-from-behind win over the Japanese, where Belgium found themselves two goals behind with 30 minutes to play but won 3-2 in the round of 16. "I have a soft spot for France given the number of years I stayed there so I hope they continue to do well", said Shereni. If we do not make it to the final, or do not become wo... [Full Article...]


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