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French World Cup victors to get Legion of Honour

French World Cup victors to get Legion of Honour Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic French fans celebrated the return of their World Cup winning football team on Monday, jumping and chanting "We Are The Champions" as their bus paraded down the Champs Elysees before a special presidential reception. [Full Article...]

Thomas takes stage win and yellow jersey on Tour de France

Thomas takes stage win and yellow jersey on Tour de France Thomas now leads by one minute 25 seconds from Froome, with Dumoulin a further 19 seconds back in third place. Movistar have three options in Alejandro Valverde, Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa, but their conservative tactics are likely to do little to open up the race. [Full Article...]

Ben Stokes to play in England's first Test against India

Ben Stokes to play in England's first Test against India Root's Yorkshire colleagues David Willey and Adil Rashid took three wickets apiece as the tourists were restricted to 256 for eight. Morgan added: "I think we were outstanding". 10 runs off the over. But Stokes ran out Dhawan for a fluent 44 with direct hit after the left-handed opener was sent back by Kohli. Cummins said he was actually paying the Indian batsman a compliment and that his comm... [Full Article...]

Mourinho anxious by Man United’s ‘very bad’ pre-season

Mourinho anxious by Man United’s ‘very bad’ pre-season It's since been confimed that his absence from the tour is due to legal issues whilst trying to obtain a visa. Speaking to reporters before United's pre-season gets underway, Mourinho said, "I've no idea". "Now I look at it as a full preseason for me, and right now things are going really well". "But there is no one to blame, the club is making the effort, I have to respect the USA authorities i... [Full Article...]

Twitter reacts to Collin Sexton's intense Summer League defense

Twitter reacts to Collin Sexton's intense Summer League defense Conversely, Hart's breakout performance in Las Vegas might boost his trade value for a potential blockbuster deal before the summer is out. Sidelined in March after undergoing surgery to fix a broken left hand, Hart finished the regular season averaging 7.9 points per game and grabbing 4.2 rebounds per game. [Full Article...]

Raptors, Spurs finalizing trade involving Leonard, DeRozan

Oh, and if the deal falls through (like, because Leonard doesn't want to be there), it would be seem hard for DeRozan and the Raptors to work things out at this point. Additionally, Leonard would be ineligible for a supermax contract if he signs with a new team as a free agent next summer. Leonard is in the final year of his contract and it is widely known that his priority is to play in Los Angel... [Full Article...]

Hazard, Courtois hand Chelsea double transfer blow

Hazard, Courtois hand Chelsea double transfer blow At this point, selling Courtois and at least receiving compensation in return would seem a whole lot better than potentially losing him to free come next summer. In addition to this news, Spanish radio programme Onda Cero has reported that Courtois was in Madrid on Tuesday to take a plane to his holiday choice of Tenerife . [Full Article...]

Anderson edges Isner in epic match to reach Wimbledon final

Anderson edges Isner in epic match to reach Wimbledon final The fifth set alone lasted almost 3 hours as the semifinal became a test of endurance more than skill. Novak Djokovic (SRB) celebrates match point during his match against Rafael Nadal (ESP) on day 12 at All England Lawn and Croquet Club. [Full Article...]

Trump strikes back at critics of Helsinki summit with Putin

Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump said he had "full faith" in U.S. intelligence agencies and wanted to clarify his Monday statements. Several Republicans said they would consider new legislation to sanction Russian Federation for future election meddling, after Trump declined an opportunity Monday to publicly warn Putin against such interference. [Full Article...]

Twitter reacts as France takes the cup

Twitter reacts as France takes the cup Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe both scored in the second half to put France out of sight, and they could even afford to see Mandzukic pull a second goal back for Croatia after an very bad Hugo Lloris mistake. When he finally emerged from his on-pitch celebrations, the tears had been replaced by a wide smile. "I thought about taking a Panenka penalty, like Zidane", Griezmann stated post-match, ... [Full Article...]

Chelsea part ways with Conte

Chelsea part ways with Conte The Blues have been going through a rather chaotic time at the moment considering their managerial change. Good luck for the future. The Italian is also unhappy with his overall treatment from the club and the delay in his departure - with only a month to go before the 2018/19 Premier League campaig begins. [Full Article...]

Jurgen Klopp supports Lovren in 'best defender in the world' claim

Jurgen Klopp supports Lovren in 'best defender in the world' claim Lovren and star midfielder Luka Modric were refugees as children. Now France stand between Croatia and football's No 1 trophy. But we have played, and I have played, against the biggest players in the world and managed to keep them out. [Full Article...]

Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori to make Wimbledon semifinals

Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori to make Wimbledon semifinals But the 6ft 6in Tower from Tandil proved the most stubborn of intruders, putting 33 aces on him in total. The Argentine, who leads the stubborn baseliner 4-3 in previous encounters, levelled on his second break point and it went to 5-5, but Simon broke again to take the first set off Del Potro in the tournament so far. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with 6-2, 6-4 win

Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with 6-2, 6-4 win Perhaps the best option is simply The Greatest. The 21-year-old Latvian dropped a set for the first time in this year's tournament as she committed 19 unforced errors. Kerber turned pro at age 15. "I nearly didn't make it, to be honest", Williams said shortly after completing her 6-2, 6-4 semifinal victory over 13th-seeded German player Julia Görges on Thursday, denying German fans an all... [Full Article...]

Aaron Ramsey an important part of my Arsenal plans, insists Unai Emery

Aaron Ramsey an important part of my Arsenal plans, insists Unai Emery The former PSG boss - who took over from former long-serving manager Arsene Wenger in May after fevered speculation - insisted his has the squad to compete at the top of English football. But Arsenal won the race for Torreira and the player's agent has lifted the lid on the scrap the Gunners emerged successful from. "It's clear that we have [a lot] of goalkeepers but we want to work in the... [Full Article...]

Man Utd chiefs confident agreeing Willian fee with Chelsea

Man Utd chiefs confident agreeing Willian fee with Chelsea Barcelona are making a revised bid for Chelsea midfielder Willian . "Well, they are excellent players with a lot of quality", Willian told the Evening Standard when asked about potentially linking up with Brazil teammates at Barcelona. [Full Article...]

High security for England-Croatia semi - in Benidorm

High security for England-Croatia semi - in Benidorm England , playing with zip and objective, looked sharp going forward as a rattled Croatia side tried to regroup, with Raheem Sterling proving a real handful but the score remained 1-0 at the break. Some rumours have been flying around that Croatia could be disqualified from the tournament, but this appears to be Three Lions fans clutching at straws after their extra time defeat. [Full Article...]

Antonio Conte has been sacked by Chelsea

Antonio Conte has been sacked by Chelsea The Blues finished outside of the top four last season, but did end the 2017/18 season by defeating Manchester United in the FA Cup final. Chelsea's bitter battle with Antonio Conte could take another twist -after the Italian was left "disgusted" over his sacking as the club put the finishing touches to Maurizio Sarri's appointment as their new head coach. [Full Article...]

Nadal defeats Del Potro in five sets to reach Wimbledon final four

Nadal defeats Del Potro in five sets to reach Wimbledon final four He played well in the latter two sets of his four-set triumph over Kei Nishikori - a match that lasted "just" 158 minutes - and created 14 break point chances in 17 return games. "He deserved to win today". "After nearly five hours match, I fell down". "I don't want to stop here. But Rafa came to me and we shared a big hug, and it was kind of him". [Full Article...]

Goerges downs Bertens to set-up Wimbledon semi with Serena

Goerges downs Bertens to set-up Wimbledon semi with Serena Bertens, the first Dutchwoman to reach the last 16 since Michaella Krajicek, sister of former men's champion Richard, did so in 2007, followed up her win over Venus Williams in the third round with a display of power and poise. Williams took the set in convincing fashion, 6-3, and yelled her trademark, "Come on!" as she clinched the final point. "I'm just here just to be here, and to prove tha... [Full Article...]


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