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Paul Farbrace considers Joe Root as England’s best player

Paul Farbrace considers Joe Root as England’s best player The poor run led to the 27-year-old's omission in favour of returning all-rounder Ben Stokes , but the change did little to help England as the hosts fell to defeat at Bristol. However, Root hasn't been in the best of forms in the shortest format of the game. "He has the ability to hit boundaries. It's the same for bowlers - it's about wickets and economy rates in T20 cricket". [Full Article...]

Kerber books place in a second Wimbledon final

Kerber books place in a second Wimbledon final Two months ago she withdrew from her French Open last 16 match against Russia's Maria Sharapova due to health problems just hours before the encounter was planned to start. So I remember I couldn't even walk to my mailbox, so it's definitely not normal for me to be in a Wimbledon final. Ostapenko, who has a volatile game, finally broke Kerber's serve in the second set, but by that point she wa... [Full Article...]

Violence reported at Gzira World Cup village after England defeat

Violence reported at Gzira World Cup village after England defeat Goals by Robert Prosinećki in the 13th minute and Davor Šuker in the 35th minute wrote history for Croatian football. Croatia beat England 2-1 in extra-time thanks to a Mario Mandzukic goal in the second period of extra-time to book a date with France in Moscow on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Trump arrives United Kingdom for first State visit

Trump arrives United Kingdom for first State visit She says they have "turned a blind eye" to the situation. President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May , seen during a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Wednesday, will reconvene this week in the United Kingdom . [Full Article...]

Fortnite Season 5 arrives with desert, rifts and new vehicle

Fortnite Season 5 arrives with desert, rifts and new vehicle V5 introduces a new vehicle option called the ATK, or All Terrain Kart. Once Season 5 of Fortnite comes online later today, we will report back with how the map has changed, and what the new theme of the game is like. It remains unclear how exactly this will work, but it's possible that players will be sucked into a Rift and be teleported to a different location. In the free section it's all abo... [Full Article...]

Jubilant Croatia fans revel in World Cup semi-final win over England

Jubilant Croatia fans revel in World Cup semi-final win over England Before the game, Lovren was asked about Liverpool's 4-1 thrashing by Tottenham Hotspur in October, when he was terrorised by Harry Kane and substituted after 31 minutes. But Ivan Perisic grabbed the equaliser in the 68th minute, getting an outstretched boot to Sime Vrsaljko's cross and guiding the ball past England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. [Full Article...]

PGA and LPGA partner with Aon to offer US$1m annual prize

PGA and LPGA partner with Aon to offer US$1m annual prize This year's Tour Championship ends September 23. Houston and Greenbrier are to return to the fall portion of the schedule in 2019. The FedExCup Playoffs will feature three events, instead of four, starting with the 2018-19 PGA Tour season according to the official 2018-19 schedule released Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Giants snag touted cornerback in NFL's supplemental draft

Giants snag touted cornerback in NFL's supplemental draft Quarterback Bernie Kosar was selected in the 1985 supplemental draft and wide receiver Josh Gordon in 2012. The team is now projected to receive four compensatory picks next year, including two sixth-rounders, mitigating the risk even more. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2018 -- Juan Martin del Potro reaches quarterfinals

The Spaniard will face Novak Djokovic in the last four for a chance to meet either John Isner or Kevin Anderson in the final. "The last set had a little bit of everything, great points, great rallies, he was hitting insane with his forehands". [Full Article...]

England and Belgium to win

England and Belgium to win Belgians tasted bitterness in their beer on Tuesday after their dreams of a first World Cup final were ended by the narrowest of margins by their bigger French neighbors. "Personally, I don't think I played as well as I should have but the team were resilient, defended well and dominated the game". "We owe them a lot of thanks as well for the way they have supported us". [Full Article...]

Roger Federer stopped in Wimbledon quarterfinals by South African Kevin Anderson

Roger Federer stopped in Wimbledon quarterfinals by South African Kevin Anderson The eight-time champion and 20-time grand slam victor last played a Wimbledon match outside Centre Court in 2015. South African Kevin Anderson outlasted Roger Federer 13-11 in the fifth set of their Wimbledon quarterfinal. "The more I can just treat it like another tennis match, the better for me", Anderson said earlier in the week. Kevin Anderson , left, rallied from two sets down ... [Full Article...]

Croatian players' kids delight World Cup fans with post-win scratch match

Croatian players' kids delight World Cup fans with post-win scratch match All credit goes to prolific goalscorer Mario Mandzukic for scoring the goal in the second period of extra-time. Deschamps also suggested in his post-semifinal comments that the French side might have another gear to reach in the final. In order to win, England will need to contain Modric, who is involved in nearly every Croatian attack, controlling the pace, and scoring twice, including in the i... [Full Article...]

Croatia Sacks Coach Ahead of Semi Final Clash with England

Croatia Sacks Coach Ahead of Semi Final Clash with England Croatia fans walk through a crowd of supporters of team England during a gathering in the city centre. Jeff Peard was cheering for England , and said the atmosphere in Winston's, especially during a big moment for England , made it a good place to watch game. [Full Article...]

Croatia rally to oust England in extra time: How social media reacted

Croatia rally to oust England in extra time: How social media reacted Croatia struck back after the break. It was looking good for England in its quest to reach its first final since winning it all in 1966, after Kieran Trippier scored on a fifth-minute free kick. Luka Modric and Co. will be a formidable opponent for France. "Until they scored [the equaliser] we were always under cosh", Kane said. When we look back we will think there's stuff we could have ... [Full Article...]

Roger Federer out of Wimbledon 2018 after Kevin Anderson defeat

Federer won the first two sets, 6-2, 7-6 (5) before Anderson rallied to win the next two sets, 7-5, 6-4, becoming the first player at Wimbledon this year to take a set from Federer. Del Potro had opportunities in both to break Nadal's serve, and both went on for over nine minutes, but Nadal persevered to stave Martin del Potro off from tying the set. [Full Article...]

Has England ever won the World Cup?

Has England ever won the World Cup? Only nine of England's World Cup squad were alive to see this happen, while Croatian striker Andrej Kramaric was born six days before the declaration. The 2018 World Cup Local Organising Committee (LOC) was set up by the Russian government and the Russian Football Federation in January 2011, and was tasked with planning and staging of the 2017 Fifa Confederations Cup and the 2018 Fifa World C... [Full Article...]

When is Roger Federer's next match?

When is Roger Federer's next match? Lajovic had held serve in the opening game but Federer reeled off the next nine games to take charge of the rest of the match. Federer had continued to wear Nike without a deal, but for his opening news conference at Wimbledon , he wore an unbranded jacket. [Full Article...]

Anderson shocks top-ranked Federer at Wimbledon

Anderson shocks top-ranked Federer at Wimbledon But Anderson held his nerve to level up and then produced a remarkable surge in form to take Federer deep into the fifth set. But that turned out to be the least of his worries. Beating Roger Federer at Wimbledon is one I will remember. "The more I can just treat it like another tennis match, the better for me". I couldn't really get the rallies going the way I wanted to, especially 1-2 punc... [Full Article...]

Raptors 'Generate Buzz' As Possible Trade Spot For Kawhi Leonard

Raptors 'Generate Buzz' As Possible Trade Spot For Kawhi Leonard Leonard played in only nine games in 2017-18, scoring 16.2 points a night, well below his average of 25.5 in 2016-17. However, the ideal scenario is trading him now in order to not lose for him nothing next year. Sixers managing partner Josh Harris spoke about the challenges that come with trying to acquire a star like Leonard, especially as he can leave after just one year even if he did sign w... [Full Article...]

'Just my cup of tea': Hsieh looks to shock top seed Halep

'Just my cup of tea': Hsieh looks to shock top seed Halep Over on Court One, fourth seed Alexander Zverev made another shocking exit as Latvian Ernests Gulbis conquered the German world No. 3 in five sets 7-6 (7-2), 4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-0. If I give it my all , I'm happy. Third seed Muguruza joined second seed Caroline Wozniacki, fourth seed Sloane Stephens, fifth seed Elina Svitolina, sixth seed Caroline Garcia and eighth seed Petra Kvitova on the way ... [Full Article...]


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