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Williams sisters on course for Wimbledon final showdown

It felt like it's never a given, she could have easily won that match as well, so I'm just grateful. If you're Serena Williams, I guess that happens a lot. Since then, she has lost in the first week at a major 14 times, yet never doubted her abilit...

Gareth Bale: 'Euro 2016 semi-final not me versus Cristiano Ronaldo'

The stage, fittingly enough, could hardly be bigger. They meet in Lyon on Wednesday, Wales' first semi-final at a major tournament. "I don't suppose there will be any love lost on the evening". Once in France , it defied expectations by finishin...

Manic Monday: Wimbledon's Week 2 starts with 16 R4 matches

Jiri Vesely. Kyrgios saved two of the set points with monster serves, but surrendered the set with a forehand volley into the net. "I was really crying, " she said. Tennis was once ruled by the "Big Four" - Djokovic, Federer, Murray and Rafael Na...

Kvyat starts from pit lane at Austrian GP

Polesitter Lewis Hamilton added: "I can't speak on behalf of all the drivers but from me looking at it, those yellow curbs are quite risky". With Max Verstappen eking out his one-stop strategy to secure a second place finish behind Lewis Hamilton ...

Serena Williams learns smashing a racket at Wimbledon will cost you $10000

Obviously I'm happy she's won. Williams, aiming to equal Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam titles, fell behind McHale but escaped 6-7 (7), 6-2, 6-4 in two hours and 29 minutes. "I've been through a lot in my career, on the court and of...

Knicks, Mavericks, Nets, Hawks & Pelicans Interested in Signing Kent Bazemore

Bazemore's free agency case is a complex one, as in all likelihood, as Lowe alludes to, it's tied in to the decisions of multiple other players and teams. telling them he didn't get his name called four years ago. According to ESPN.com, they are now ...

Athletes cleared by IAAF can compete under Russian flag in Rio: Bach

The 20 delegates at Tuesday's emergency summit - drawn from the IOC, leading sports federations, National Olympic Committees and the World Anti-Doping Agency - decided the IOC will take "further far-reaching measures to ensure a level playing field...

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel... 8min

He managed to stay with his father for most of the war as they worked at an Auschwitz sub-camp and were transferred to the Buchenwald camp in Germany in early 1945. " Wiesel is a messenger to mankind", the Nobel citation said. Silence encourages t...

Old Hollywood Queen Olivia De Havilland Is Having Fun With Turning 100

The two-time Oscar victor and five-time Academy Award nominee came to embody the elegant glamour of the silver screen in the 1930s and 1940s. Gone With the Wind is, of course, still one of the most beloved movies of all-time and, adjusted for inf...

Grades: Hornets keep Nicolas Batum with five-year, $120M deal

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal can not be signed until July 7. Charlotte acquired Batum last summer in a trade with Portland, where he spent his first seven seasons. Batum was one of the top "attainable" wings on this s...

Trump fires back at US Chamber of Commerce

He says the GOP has a "great shot" at holding its slim Senate majority in the November election. "And I don't mean just a little bit better, I mean a lot better", Trump said in Pennsylvania. "That simply hasn't been decided yet", Schrimpf said Wedn...

Olympic champ vows to take icy plunge if Iceland win Euros

In the wake of arguably England's most embarrassing footballing failure, Roy Hodgson has already stepped down from his role as head coach after recording just three wins in his three tournaments as England boss. "That's because they have a lot of b...

Volkswagen believes it can fix 85000 polluting US vehicles

Volkswagen has admitted that the 2-litre diesels were programmed to turn on emissions controls during government lab tests and turn them off while on the road. Volkswagen must fix or buy back 85 percent of the 4.75 lakh vehicles by June 2019 or fac...

U.S. falls 1-0 to Colombia, finishes fourth at Copa America

Despite a second loss of the tournament to Colombia , it was a much improved performance after their hopeless efforts against Argentina in Wednesday's semi-final. The consistency led to familiarity between players, and they flourished. Midfielders...

MRI confirms Nationals' Strasburg has upper-back strain

In fact, Syndergaard was just recently lit up by the Washington Nationals yesterday before leaving the game in the fourth inning. Giolito is the No. Giolito, during the rain delay before the game, visited Dusty Baker's office on multiple occasion...

National Basketball Association free agency 2016 :Top free agents

Throughout the 2015-16 National Basketball Association season, Cleveland's LeBron James and Golden State's Draymond Green provided behind-the-scenes access and insight into what was happening on and off the court with a series of UNINTERRUPTED vi...

Urias Wins His First, Dodgers edge Brewers 6-5

Brewers RH Chase Anderson (4-7, 5.13) The 19-year-old Urias will soon be pulled from the rotation as the Dodgers want to limit his innings. He went seven outstanding scoreless innings and delivered once again on short notice after Stephen Strasbu...

Germany beats Slovakia 3-0 to make Euro 2016 quarterfinals

A 2-0 win over Ukraine was an expected result, before a rather relaxed stalemate with the other group favourite Poland. "Boateng and [Mats] Hummels won nearly every challenge, they were focused, they helped build the play and then Boateng scored the ...

Defending champ Serena Williams at Wimbledon ready to play

The 29-year-old Serbian is not easily satisfied though. "I've always tried to avoid surgeries as much as possible just 'cause I always felt like it was definitely not the thing you want to do as a professional athlete", Federer said. "Every time I ...

Wales tops Northern Ireland, reaches Euro 2016 quarterfinals

He felt Wales were too emotionally involved in their group stage defeat to England and his fears of a similar showing proved valid during the first half - their passing was rushed and overly direct as an intensively well-drilled Northern Ireland ...

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Murray says need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori

Murray was badly in need of inspiration and he was handed it via umpire Carlos Ramos who gave the 2016 runner-up a time violation while serving at 1-1 in the second set. "I think ...

Ronaldo attracting headlines after reports he might quit Madrid

It's an honour to play against the best teams in the world and that's what Mexico really needs. Ronaldo has 11 goals in five games with the national team this season, includi...

Shah rules out resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket ties

BJP National President Amit Shah has said, India will be among the top prime countries in the world in 2022 when it is completing 75 years of Independence. If asked, I will say t...

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor agree to August fight

Conor McGregor's coach has called on Olympic champs Katie Taylor and Michael Conlan to join the undercard for the now-confirmed mega fight against Floyd Mayweather . As aforement...

Baltimore Orioles select DL Hall 21st Overall

On Monday, the Orioles selected high school left-handed pitcher DL Hall out of Valdosta High School (Ga.) with the 21st overall pick. Josh Keaton, of Colorado Springs, became t...

Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

The victor will meet two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA in the 35th America's Cup match starting June 17. "The boys really dug deep". " We will be back next time an...

Qatar soccer team face punishment over emir T-shirts

If Qatar does not win its next matches against a weak China and Syria, it will become the first host nation not to have qualified for a World Cup before hosting one. Japan coach ...

Zidane revels in 'historic' Real Madrid Champions League win

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale insists he is happy at the European champions and has no plans to leave despite speculation over his future. "I'm happy, I'm incredibly satisfied". "W...

Lakers Will Hold Workouts With Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz

The Lakers have insisted they have kept an open mind on whom they will select with their No. 2 pick. "Team-wise, I think that the Lakers are a better fit", said the never-shutt...

Incredible stats behind Nadal's 10th French Open

Just as remarkable as Rafael Nadal's unprecedented total of 10 French Open championships is that he is 10-0 in finals at Roland Garros . Once a very promising soccer player,...

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Juan Martin del Potro comforts tearful Nicolas Almagro

Juan Martin del Potro comforts tearful Nicolas Almagro

I can imagine what you are feeling. However, it appeared to gee him into action as he won the next three sets to book a place in the third round after a match that entertained th...

Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton

Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton

Vettel started second to teammate Kimi Raikkonen in the Monaco Grand Prix but benefited from a favorable strategy to jump the Finn in the pit stops and secure his third vi...

Julian Edelman and the Patriots are reportedly close on a contract extension

Julian Edelman and the Patriots are reportedly close on a contract extension

Edelman has earned $14,374,375 since the beginning of the 2013 season. He accumulated a 98-1,106-3 stat line while averaging 11.3 YPC and 69.1 YPG. It appears the Patriots are ...

Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) looks back to find a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel in the goal during the third period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey...

Ohio State coaching candidates to replace Thad Matta, grouped by plausibility

Ohio State coaching candidates to replace Thad Matta, grouped by plausibility

Matta underwent emergency back surgery during the summer of 2007 and wears a supportive brace on his lower right leg because of nerve damage. Matta's Musketeers won 26 games in e...