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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 When he finally emerged from his on-pitch celebrations, the tears had been replaced by a wide smile.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...]

England V. Croatia, Winner Will Play France

England V. Croatia, Winner Will Play France Speaking at a press conference, the Manchester United wing-back said: "We haven't wont anything yet so there's no point celebrating". Croatia lost to hosts France in the semi-finals 20 years ago in what was their first World Cup as an independent nation, going on to beat the Netherlands in the third-place play-off. [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...]

Paris, Russia, to turn French for World Cup semifinals

Paris, Russia, to turn French for World Cup semifinals Deschamps is aiming to join Germany's Franz Beckenbauer and Brazil's Mario Zagallo as the only men to have won the World Cup as both a player and a manager. The two that expected semifinal berths are France and Belgium, and they will be the first semifinal matchup. France coach Didier Deschamps' first-choice right back, Djibril Sidibe, injured his right knee in April, making way for Pa... [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus: the numbers, reactions and best tweets

Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus: the numbers, reactions and best tweets During his tenure at the Bernebeau, the five-time Balon d'Or victor was nigh on unstoppable, scoring a staggering 451 goals in 438 appearances for the club. They may not be Real or Man United, but they are not far behind, and Juve can offer Ronaldo another lorry-load of trophies over the course of his contract. [Full Article...]

Police warn England World Cup revellers after weekend's 'shocking behaviour'

Police warn England World Cup revellers after weekend's 'shocking behaviour' So famous were his crosses that a movie, "Bend It Like Beckham", was spun off it in 2002. "We have always said we would it take one game at a time, but we can certainly go on and create our own history". They've used decoy runners. The domestic press, criticised by some in the past for putting too much pressure on the team and being excessively critical, have been given better than usual acces... [Full Article...]

Tony Parker reunites with James Borrego in Charlotte

Tony Parker reunites with James Borrego in Charlotte The Spurs wanted Parker back in a mentorship role, but he will take on a significant role with Hornets behind guard Kemba Walker . The four-time National Basketball Association champion, 2007 Finals MVP and six time All-Star averaged 7.7 points and 3.5 assists in 55 games last season. [Full Article...]

Thai soccer team's cave ordeal hits 2-week mark

Thai soccer team's cave ordeal hits 2-week mark The letters provoked a surge of emotion from families, who first endured nine long days before their children were found dishevelled and emaciated but alive on Monday - and now face an agonising wait for a risky evacuation. Authorities continue to pursue a third option: finding a shaft or drilling into the mountain in which the cave is located to find a sort of back door entrance. [Full Article...]

Danilo out of World Cup due to ankle injury

Danilo out of World Cup due to ankle injury Then it's Brazil and Belgium's turn to try to continue their World Cup adventure. That wouldn't sound so bad, except for the fact Brazil lost in a 7-1 beat down in that match. Let's watch Brazil climb ever closer to the top of the mountain and back them in this quarterfinal tilt. Fellow midfielder Yuri Zhirkov has been ruled out injured and is unlikely to feature again, unless the host... [Full Article...]

Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder Reportedly Parting Ways

That follows a report from Adrian Wojnarowski and Royce Young of ESPN .com that stated the Oklahoma City Thunder will cut ties with Anthony this summer through a trade, waiving him with the stretch provision or agreeing to a buyout combined with the stretch provision. [Full Article...]


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