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A Resurgent Novak Djovokic Reaches the Wimbledon Semifinals

A Resurgent Novak Djovokic Reaches the Wimbledon Semifinals

He is now 266-3 when leading 2-0. Djokovic broke Nishikori's serve seven times, and finished with six aces. "You're saying in the point if I toss my racket like this I'm ruining the court?" "I didn'...

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Chelsea finally end Conte saga

Chelsea finally end Conte saga

Conte took preseason training this week at Chelsea's practice base in Cobham with players who hadn't featured at the Fifa World Cup, but reports emerged in the Italian media on Thursday (Friday NZT)...

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Wimbledon glance: Serena Williams excited for quarters

Wimbledon glance: Serena Williams excited for quarters

Now that I'm not, it kind of happened". But, to the relief of Rena's Army, Williams came back to win 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, making the semifinals of just her second Slam back from maternity leave. Ostapen...

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Surging Martin climbs 'the wall' to earn stage victory

Surging Martin climbs 'the wall' to earn stage victory

It was a first stage win of this Tour for the LottoNL-Jumbo rider and the second of his career after victory on the final stage in Paris previous year. "I'm not sure the riders knew how to take adva...

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Nadal: Novak will be a tough opponent

Nadal: Novak will be a tough opponent

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal outlasted Juan Martin del Potro in a crowd-pleasing five-set duel to reach his first Wimbledon semifinal since 2011. The world number one then wasted four set points ...

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Dejan Lovren Reveals Supporting Message Jurgen Klopp Sent Him

Dejan Lovren Reveals Supporting Message Jurgen Klopp Sent Him

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. And it Is a special history...

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Paul Farbrace: Joe Root has to learn a lot from Eoin Morgan

Paul Farbrace: Joe Root has to learn a lot from Eoin Morgan

However, Farbrace - who has been standing in for the head coach, Trevor Bayliss, during the T20I series - said that Root remained a shoo-in to play in the first ODI against India at Trent Bridge on ...

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I was bedridden before England semi-final, reveals Rakitic

I was bedridden before England semi-final, reveals Rakitic

That led European soccer's governing body to deduct a point from Croatia , ordered to play two additional games without fans and fined €100,000 (then $117,000 U.S.). "They have upped their game ove...

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Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with straight sets win

Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with straight sets win

I think grass is her best surface and she plays so well here. "I'm just enjoying every moment". Williams says the problems she faced after the birth of Olympia have left her in constant fear of new ...

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Trump dodges London protests for tea with Queen Elizabeth

Trump dodges London protests for tea with Queen Elizabeth

Donald Trump says Ireland likes him a lot and agrees with his views on immigration in a clip released from the President's post-Nato summit in Brussels by CNN. Tens of thousands of people are expec...

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Keep calm and carry on: Williams serene at Wimbledon

Keep calm and carry on: Williams serene at Wimbledon

But when it actually happens, it still is, like, 'Wow, this is really happening'. "I feel like it takes time to get there". "Sometimes I feel I can fight". Kerber, the former world No.1 and runner-u...

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Wimbledon 2018: Rafael Nadal Prefers Not To Face Roger Federer In Final

Wimbledon 2018: Rafael Nadal Prefers Not To Face Roger Federer In Final

Serving at deuce and 3-4, Anderson yanked Federer from one corner of the court to the other with blistering groundstrokes until the Swiss ended the 21-shot rally by netting yet another backhand. This ...

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Del Potro sets up quarter-final showdown with Nadal

Del Potro sets up quarter-final showdown with Nadal

Simon had an early break in the fourth set, but Del Potro hit back and was on the verge of victory until the Frenchman saved four match points to take it to another tie-break. Soon, Nadal gained the u...

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On this Day in 1998, Croatia Won World Cup Bronze

On this Day in 1998, Croatia Won World Cup Bronze

I'm devastated for them. "We are concentrating on what's going on now". Paul Sealey, who is visiting the area, said: "The team will do all in their power to win". "It was a fantastic journey, we g...

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England V. Croatia, Winner Will Play France

England V. Croatia, Winner Will Play France

Speaking on the eve of Croatia's meeting with England , Dalic said: "We are a country where anything is possible, so there are no surprises". Zlatko Dalic's men thought they had won the game when c...

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Wimbledon 2018: Top seed Simona Halep beaten in third round

Wimbledon 2018: Top seed Simona Halep beaten in third round

Latvian qualifier Gulbis will face Japan's Kei Nishikori in his first Wimbledon fourth round appearance on Monday. Frances Tiafoe blamed stomach problems for derailing his bid to become the youngest...

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Croatia star Modric expects a tough game against a 'strong' England

Croatia star Modric expects a tough game against a 'strong' England

Bilic, who is presently out of work having been sacked by Premier League side West Ham last season, experienced some of the highs and the lows with the Croatian players such as being seconds away fr...

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus set to sign Real Madrid forward

Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus set to sign Real Madrid forward

The 33-year-old remains confident in his ability to perform at the highest level and thus turned down the offer without too much consideration as he set himself on a top-five European league. Eden H...

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Russia's Cherchesov:

Russia's Cherchesov: "We'll do even better at Qatar 2022!"

He said: "We have power left for England". How they're still held and revered", he said, adding: "I've met quite a few of those players and we know exactly how they're held. "I'm wondering, 'Where are...

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Admired by younger generation, Roger Federer isn't slowing down at Wimbledon

Admired by younger generation, Roger Federer isn't slowing down at Wimbledon

Djokovic had told reporters that he had been hopeful of playing his quarter-final match on Centre Court before telling Serbian media that he "deserved" the honour and meant to lobby the All England Cl...

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England dreaming but Croatia set to provide biggest SWC test

England dreaming but Croatia set to provide biggest SWC test

They also have flaws that we will try to exploit them and it will be a long 120 or 90 minutes. "I am perfectly ready and fit and I can say the same for my teammates". Lovren came out second best w...

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Sweden coach says England 'can go all the way'

Sweden coach says England 'can go all the way'

The score was 1-0 at half time . Denis Cheryshev's swerving left-footer from the edge of the box had opened the scoring for Russian Federation in the 31st minute of normal time but an unmarked An...

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Carmelo Anthony could go to either the Houston Rockets or Miami Heat

Carmelo Anthony could go to either the Houston Rockets or Miami Heat

Wojnarowski reports that the Thunder could stretch Anthony's contract out within the next 7-10 days if a trade doesn't materialize. Despite a poor year in Oklahoma City, during which the four-time O...

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Kerber, Ostapenko reach Wimbledon semis

Kerber, Ostapenko reach Wimbledon semis

LONDON: Kiki Bertens knocked out the last top 10 seed in the women´s singles at Wimbledon as the Dutch world number 20 stunned Karolina Pliskova with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/1) victory in the fourth round ...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 | Belgium and France to face-off in mouth-watering semi-final

Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 | Belgium and France to face-off in mouth-watering semi-final

This will be the first competitive meeting between France and Belgium since the 1986 World Cup , when France won 4-2 in the third-place playoff. Despite Kane's impressive tally, Croatia coach Z...

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Russian players find solace in thousands of fans

Russian players find solace in thousands of fans

In Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic , Croatia has two of the best midfielders in the world and should provide England with its hardest test yet. "But we believe in our strengths too". The headl...

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Vettel wins British GP, extend title lead

Vettel wins British GP, extend title lead

Although the only win for Mercedes in the past five races has come at Paul Ricard, Wolff is not dwelling on the missed opportunities at tracks they have been traditionally strong at. "Interesting ta...

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Sixth boy out of Thai cave, officials vow to ‘speed up’ operation

Sixth boy out of Thai cave, officials vow to ‘speed up’ operation

Narongsak Osattanakorn said, as relayed by the AP. The search and rescue operation has involved dozens of worldwide experts and rescuers, including a USA military team. The search and rescue operati...

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Neymar ridiculed for his World Cup theatrics

Neymar ridiculed for his World Cup theatrics

Like some of the others listed, the lack of a definitive Champions League campaign could act against De Bruyne in the Ballon d'Or reckoning. The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off on June 14 and will ...

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Roger Federer Leaves Nike for Uniqlo

Roger Federer Leaves Nike for Uniqlo

Roger Federer's long-term apparel deal with Nike is done. Federer, who is 37 in August, won 6-1 6-3 6-4 against the world number 57. Monday's other Centre Court matches see Australian Open champi...

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