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Griezmann inspires France past punchless Uruguay missing Cavani

Griezmann inspires France past punchless Uruguay missing Cavani Cavani worked out on the pitch of the Borsky sports centre in Nizhny Novgorod and took a short walk, then sprinted, practiced a small slalom with the ball and finally kicked the ball gently. The deadlock was broken five minutes before the first half when Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane converted from a Griezmann free-kick. Heading into the match, Uruguay had been unbeaten in 2018 and M... [Full Article...]

Croatia defeats Russian Federation on penalties to advance to semis

Croatia defeats Russian Federation on penalties to advance to semis Croatia ended Russia's surprising World Cup run with a 4-3 penalty shootout victory in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Croatia's Domagoj Vida broke the deadlock in extra-time, getting his head to the ball from a corner to score in the 101st minute but Fernandes headed home from a free-kick just five minutes before the end in Sochi. [Full Article...]

Liverpool icon Gerrard backs Karius for future success

Liverpool icon Gerrard backs Karius for future success Fabinho looks to be in good spirits as he adapts to life at Liverpool FC following his move from Monaco this summer. We always do it out of full training; we don't think too much about the games during the week. Gerrard believes they will be pivotal in bridging the gap. "The signing of Fabinho will help". Vida has continued to impress at the World Cup where he's helped lead Croatia to t... [Full Article...]

Former Sacramento King Tyler Honeycutt found dead after standoff with LAPD

The man, said to be in his mid-20s, shot at the officers after his mother called the authorities and said her son was "acting erratically", Los Angeles' KABC-TV reported , citing authorities. He was 27 years old. In ABC-7's initial report, the news network named the suspect as former UCLA player Tyler Honeycutt . He was a second-round pick by the Kings in the 2011 National Basketball Associa... [Full Article...]

David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic agree World Cup wager

David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic agree World Cup wager The surprising run is being fuelled by goals from set pieces, and there was another against Sweden when Maguire headed in a corner in the 30th minute. "I wasn't born the last time England reached a World Cup semi-final", said Pickford. Pickford had relatively little to do in a quiet first half, but the England goalkeeper produced a vital stop to claw away a Marcus Berg header minutes a... [Full Article...]

Romelu Lukaku defends Neymar following diving criticism at the World Cup

Romelu Lukaku defends Neymar following diving criticism at the World Cup Petersburg on Tuesday. The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off on June 14 and will continue until July 15, with the matches being played in 11 cities across Russian Federation. None of us are going to sleep at night thinking "We have already lost to Brazil ". "The pain is very great because we knew we could get there". Three of the four are really experienced defenders so you have to know how to... [Full Article...]

Thai coach apologizes to parents as boys write they're OK

Thai coach apologizes to parents as boys write they're OK British divers found all members of the team and their coach alive on Monday. Authorities in Thailand say that they will not immediately attempt an underwater evacuation of 12 schoolboys who have been trapped in a cave for nearly two weeks because they have not learned adequate diving skills in the few days since searchers reached the area where they are sheltering. [Full Article...]

Federer marks 20th Wimbledon with '$300 million' windfall

Federer marks 20th Wimbledon with '$300 million' windfall Thirteenth-seeded Milos Raonic is also through to the second round after a comfortable 7-5, 6-0, 6-1 victory over British wildcard Liam Broady . Cilic dominated the first set and was not broken throughout as he sealed a 6-1 6-4 6-4 victory on court number two. [Full Article...]

Former champions Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova out at Wimbledon

Former champions Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova out at Wimbledon Two-time champion Kvitova was the pre-tournament favourite, but her hopes of adding another title were soon over as she went down to Aliaksandra Sasnovich in three sets. "Practising here last week, I was playing every day with top 100, top 50 players, and I haven't had that for the previous year", said Swan. "But some players have won a few matches and didn't come through today, some haven't... [Full Article...]

SpaceX, Boring Co engineers offer help in Thailand cave rescue

SpaceX, Boring Co engineers offer help in Thailand cave rescue Last year, after a devastating hurricane hit Puerto Rico, the government there asked Mr Musk for help. Over the years, he has also used social media to respond to global disasters. There's no denying the rescue mission is a unsafe one, that was highlighted earlier today (July 6) when a former Navy Seal died after he ran out of oxygen 1.2 miles inside the underground system. [Full Article...]

The Houston Rockets Are Interested In Signing Carmelo Anthony

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Royce Young report that because of the dire financial implications of Anthony opting into the final year of his contract, the two sides are working on a means to part ways either via trade, the NBA's stretch provision or a combination of a buyout and stretch provision. [Full Article...]

Why Tony Parker 'had to move on' from Spurs

Why Tony Parker 'had to move on' from Spurs Parker's departure to Charlotte, could help the Spurs, which is trying to fix their relationship with 2014 Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard . With that in mind, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich penned a heartfelt tribute to Parker, which the Spurs presented on Friday afternoon . [Full Article...]

Roger Federer beats Lukas Lacko to advance to third round at Wimbledon

Roger Federer beats Lukas Lacko to advance to third round at Wimbledon I had the response to her game, but she's a very tricky opponent, very talented, and in really good confidence. Spare a thought for Kristina Mladenovic , who is next in the crosshairs of seven-time victor Serena Williams . I thought I did very well today. "Every time when I see an article or a video, especially which I enjoy a lot, I see something about the queue, I hear what they say, how e... [Full Article...]

Lineup of FIFA World Cup 2018 quarter finals

Lineup of FIFA World Cup 2018 quarter finals Brazil will be without their right-back Danilo for the rest of the World Cup, after injuring his ankle in training on the eve of Friday's quarter-final against Belgium . Dejan Lovren is confident Croatia can exceed the achievements of the iconic France 1998 World Cup team. Both sides can score, but the question is whether Belgium can finally become a big team by defeating Brazil . [Full Article...]

Records that could be broken in quarter-finals

Records that could be broken in quarter-finals Sweden's Russian adventure continues to steam ahead after a less than thrilling last 16 win over Switzerland . "Taken by the excitement.the other day, I said a couple of things and, I admit, some of them are unacceptable", former Argentina captain Maradona said in an Instagram post, accompanied by a picture of himself and Federation Internationale de Football Association chief Infantino. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2018: Keys admits to being distracted by Serena clash

Wimbledon 2018: Keys admits to being distracted by Serena clash Nadal breezed into the competition's second round with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 win over the world number 127. Novak Djokovic eased past Argentina's Horacio Zeballos 6-1 6-2 6-3 to book a showdown with British favourite Kyle Edmund , then insisted a leg muscle twinge was "nothing major". [Full Article...]

Willian Focused On Brazil, Not Barcelona Rumors

Willian Focused On Brazil, Not Barcelona Rumors Mina scored three goals in three World Cup appearances from centre-back, but struggled to force his way into Barcelona's starting eleven last season. However, the Brazilian who is at the 2018 World Cup with his country, says he will talk about his future after the tournament. Jose Mourinho is fighting a battle with Ed Woodward to get the budget for the players he wants; a battle which tradit... [Full Article...]

Hamilton says Austria failures brought Mercedes closer

Hamilton says Austria failures brought Mercedes closer There's a great energy within team. What happened has brought us closer . Coming here, there have been some fixes already. "I think Ferrari have lost points I am pretty sure Red Bull has lost points". "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've had a tough time for many years now, even really before Eric ... [Full Article...]

Japan's 'psychic' octopus killed and 'sent to market'

Japan's 'psychic' octopus killed and 'sent to market' The octopus , named Rabio , predicted the Samurai Blue's surprising victory against Colombia, draw with Senegal and defeat to Poland in the group stage. The otter is just one of several animals predicting this year's World Cup games, with rivals including a white goat and several hippos, all from Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Stranded Thai soccer players joke with rescuer in flooded cave

Stranded Thai soccer players joke with rescuer in flooded cave It would be unsafe to rescue the 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from the Thailand cave they're trapped in, a Thai Navy SEAL told CNN , because they're too weak to survive the rescue. Chiang Rai governor Narongsak Osottanakorn said the group did not have to be brought out of the cave at the same time. "Caves are these complicated three-dimensional environments, so you don't necessarily ... [Full Article...]


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