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Federer takes sets streak to 26 at Wimbledon

Federer takes sets streak to 26 at Wimbledon She then broke back to level the third set at 4-4, but Rodina immediately earned another break and served out the victory. Croatian World No. 55 Donna Vekic followed up her shock success against fourth seed Sloane Stephens with a 7-5, 6-4 victory against Sweden's Rebecca Peterson. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon Roger Federer unveils new sponsor no Nike

Wimbledon Roger Federer unveils new sponsor no Nike I'm looking forward to see what shoes I will be wearing in the near future. "I'm happy I do have my fingers". Asked what has changed since that golden evening against Federer, the 32-tear-old said: "I'm older, more kilometres under my legs". [Full Article...]

Australian Grand Prix confirms mid-March date for 2019 season

Australian Grand Prix confirms mid-March date for 2019 season Red Bull's Max Verstappen has won the 2018 Austrian Grand Prix. "It's just the way this sport is - there's no way to be flawless and that would probably be worrying if that was the case". We think that both failures were confined to the items which failed and they are both things which can be replaced without breaking into the sealed areas of the vehicle which attract sporting penalties. [Full Article...]

Maria Sharapova not counting cost of defeat as empire prospers

Maria Sharapova not counting cost of defeat as empire prospers Boulter was pleased to have had that experience, saying: 'It was really good, and it set me up nicely for playing in Southsea (where she reached the final). "I stayed very tough out there". In the tie-break those first five match points came and went, but Konta made the sixth count with a forehand volley to progress safely - if not entirely convincingly - to round two. [Full Article...]

Liverpool's Fabinho: Manchester United move was 'never close'

Liverpool's Fabinho: Manchester United move was 'never close' Fabinho was also linked with Liverpool's bitter rivals, United, and the midfielder has lifted the lid on negotiations the Red Devils held over a possible move. Fabinho joined Liverpool last month in a deal worth £43.7m, signing a four-year deal at Anfield. He said: 'As soon as Liverpool declared their interest in signing me, it was a simple decision to make. [Full Article...]

LeBron James trades The Land for LA LA Land: Crowquill

LeBron James trades The Land for LA LA Land: Crowquill The Lakers signed veteran point guard Rajon Rondo earlier in the week following James' deal with Los Angeles, and Ball isn't expected to have his starting spot secured. We'll see how this goes, but the Lakers might want to start making those moves to acquire a little shooting sooner rather than later. Howard was productive last season with averages of 16.6 points, 12.5 rebounds and 1.6 blocks ... [Full Article...]

World Cup Big Guns Set For Last Eight Battles

World Cup Big Guns Set For Last Eight Battles Earlier in the day, Sweden overcame Switzerland 1-0, setting up their quarter-final against England. If England win, the team's semi-final match will be shown by ITV. "What other teams and countries think about that, you'll have to ask them". France will play Uruguay at 2am Saturday in the first quarterfinal. [Full Article...]

Brazil seek to temper World Cup hopes of Belgium's 'Golden Generation'

Brazil seek to temper World Cup hopes of Belgium's 'Golden Generation' If it's a collective performance and we fight for each other, we have a chance, and whatever Neymar will not matter much". "It's a dream match for our players, they were born to play in a match like this". The Paris Saint-Germain star is their talisman and standout star. Brazil's Willian in a past press conference before World Cup game. Fernandinho's main task will be subduing City team-ma... [Full Article...]

Rescuers race rain to drain cave with trapped Thai soccer team

Rescuers race rain to drain cave with trapped Thai soccer team Twelve boys and their football coach have been trapped for days. But the floodwaters cut off their path of escape. However, no one on the team knows how to swim, let alone dive, so there's an extremely-high safety risk in having them try to navigate the challenging underwater route. [Full Article...]

We have to learn to suffer, says Brazil's Neymar

We have to learn to suffer, says Brazil's Neymar The World Cup lost its headline acts on Saturday as the game's two biggest stars, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, readied to leave Russian Federation after their teams were eliminated in the Round of 16. "We have a chance, but it will be quite complicated". This year, despite moments of brilliance, he didn't really get going and heads home having once again failed to score in a World Cup ... [Full Article...]

Georgia's Jake Fromm sustains broken hand in boating incident

Georgia's Jake Fromm sustains broken hand in boating incident There has been no official word from Georgia about the injury; though they would typically not make any official announcement during the summer about an injury. After all, Fromm just helped lead Georgia to an SEC title and a spot in the College Football Playoff title game. Fromm remained the Bulldogs' No. 1 quarterback coming out of spring practice but is expected to be challenged for playing ti... [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe rugby team receive apology after sleeping on the street in Tunisia

Zimbabwe rugby team receive apology after sleeping on the street in Tunisia The Sables lost to Kenya 45-36 last weekend in Nairobi. Peter de Villiers being forced to buy his squad food out of his own pocket is such a sad indictment of another Zimbabwean national sporting team hung out to dry by their officials. [Full Article...]

Chelsea ace Willian: To play with Paulinho, Coutinho at Barcelona?

Chelsea ace Willian: To play with Paulinho, Coutinho at Barcelona? Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Spanish champions Barcelona are interested in the signing of Chelsea and Brazil worldwide Willian this summer. The Brazilian is now at the World Cup and despite a move probably not happening until the competition is over, it seems he's already made his mind up. [Full Article...]

Manchester United sign Lee Grant from Stoke on two-year deal

Manchester United sign Lee Grant from Stoke on two-year deal Over the recent years, a number of goalkeepers have been promoted to the first-team squad, but opportunities have been sporadic due to the dominance of David De Gea . Sources have told ESPN FC that there is significant interest from clubs in Spain and Italy for Pereira, and that Sam Johnstone, who spent last season on loan at Aston Villa, is heading to West Brom for a fee in the region of £6.5 ... [Full Article...]

Froome cleared of doping by UCI ahead of Tour de France

Froome cleared of doping by UCI ahead of Tour de France But the UCI closed proceedings on Monday and Froome said it had lifted a "huge weight" off his shoulders. "On 28 June 2018, Wada informed the UCI that it would accept, based on the specific facts of the case, that Mr Froome's sample results do not constitute an AAF". [Full Article...]

Earnhardt set for first NASCAR Cup broadcast

Earnhardt set for first NASCAR Cup broadcast It was quite a finish , and they knew it. But Chicagoland Speedway looked more like Bristol or Martinsville in the final lap of NASCAR's Monster Energy Series race on Sunday . "Yeah, I was fighting hard to catch him and had a really good auto especially on the long runs", Larson said. "This was kind of where I was at". "I feel like in my career thus far, I've had some portions of seasons that ... [Full Article...]

Blac Chyna's Been Dating 19-Year-Old Boxer Devin Haney for Months

Blac Chyna's Been Dating 19-Year-Old Boxer Devin Haney for Months It's believed Chyna pulled the plug on their relationship after she found out that the rapper had been direct messaging other women on Instagram and was also annoyed that he'd been hanging out with groups of females after his performances. [Full Article...]

Mario Hezonja agrees with Knicks on one-year, $6.5M deal

Mario Hezonja agrees with Knicks on one-year, $6.5M deal The 23-year-old Croatian announced the news on Twitter, along with an old picture of himself in a Knicks sweatshirt. According to Adrian Wojnarowski and Ian Begley of ESPN , the reason that Hezonja chose the Knicks over the multiple offers he received from other teams was the influence of David Fizdale. [Full Article...]

Federer eases into 3rd round at Wimbledon

Federer eases into 3rd round at Wimbledon Roger Federer won 35 straight points on his own serve en route to beating Lukas Lacko of Slovakia 6-4, 6-4, 6-1 in the second round of Wimbledon Wednesday. Just like in the opening match, Roger was the dominant figure on the court, firing 16 aces and dropping just nine points in his games, never facing a break point just like against Lajovic in the opening match. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams Opens Up About Her Difficult Decision to Stop Breastfeeding

Serena Williams Opens Up About Her Difficult Decision to Stop Breastfeeding This is particularly relevant to the tennis champ as soon after the birth of her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr in September 2017 Serena suffered from potentially fatal blood clots. I felt like she should be encouraged, keep going in the direction that she's going. Mommy has to do this.' I cried a little bit, not as much as I thought I was. [Full Article...]


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