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Sport Jack Wilshere signs for West Ham on three-year contract
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere signs for West Ham on three-year contract

Wilshere joins after leaving Arsenal on a free transfer following 17 years at all levels with the club, with West Ham beating off competition from Fenerbache for his signature. "I want to be playing here in front of the Hammers , and my bond I've had with the club over my childhood will make it even more special". Manuel Lanzini might not be stuck on the sidelines for quite as long as some had feared, but the Argentine play-maker's absence until the new year will leave West Ham without ...

Sport France vs Belgium: Thierry Henry in dilemma
Author: 0 France vs Belgium: Thierry Henry in dilemma

There was less at stake the last time the teams last went head-to-head at the World Cup , a 4-2 victory for France in the third-place match in 1986. Earlier, France boss Deschamps had said that four of his players would only have a light training workout, but that all 23 would be fit to play. The semi-final on Tuesday will be the 74th meeting between France and Belgium .

Sport Pakistan face Australia in tri-series final
Author: 0 Pakistan face Australia in tri-series final

A fighting 37 off 24 not out from Alex Carey brought some respectability to the scorecard for Australia . Ex-Indian cricketer and commentator Aakash Chopra also congratulated Pakistan on the victory. Mire started the triangular series with a big reputation but not much in terms of numbers in T20I cricket, but nearly single-handedly kept Zimbabwe hoping for a spot in the final with two magnificent innings.

Sport Spain appoint ex-Barcelona manager Luis Enrique to replace Julen Lopetegui
Author: 0 Spain appoint ex-Barcelona manager Luis Enrique to replace Julen Lopetegui

The challenge for the new boss is to take Spain back to the top of the global game, as they have fallen in the group stages of the 2014 World Cup and at the last 16 stage at Euro 2016 and at this year's tournament. Hierro, 50, has chose to "seek new horizons", according to the Spanish football federation (RFEF). Spain won only one of their four games in Russian Federation, a 1-0 victory over Iran in the group stage, and drew 3-3 with Portugal and 2-2 with Morocco.

Sport Suns sign Booker to $158 million deal
Author: 0 Suns sign Booker to $158 million deal

Without No. 3 overall draft pick Luka Doncic, the Mavericks were no match for Phoenix and No. 1 overall draftee Deandre Ayton on opening day of the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League. "This agreement reflects a commitment from both parties to the Phoenix community, the state of Arizona and Suns fans worldwide". "I look forward to the future [and] pursuing a title as a Sun".

Sport Vettel wrecks Hamilton's home party with stunning Ferrari win
Author: 0 Vettel wrecks Hamilton's home party with stunning Ferrari win

With Silverstone expectant after Hamilton's brilliant qualifying performance and England's progress in the FIFA World Cup, the home crowd's jubilant mood was dampened immediately when Vettel and Bottas got ahead of Hamilton at Turn 1 as the polesitter struggled to get off the line cleanly.

Sport Veteran retires after Russia's quarter-final exit
Author: 0 Veteran retires after Russia's quarter-final exit

Thousands of fans have gathered in Moscow to welcome back the Russian team after its narrow loss in the World Cup quarterfinals. " Thank you , Russia . Coach Stanislav Cherchesov led his team onto a stage to a heroes' welcome in a Moscow fan zone on a sunny day that was meant to put a patriotic exclamation point on Russia's ability to beat the odds .

Sport Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson planning $10 million rivalry event
Author: 0 Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson planning $10 million rivalry event

According to the report, Shadow Creek Golf Club in Las Vegas is the likely site and the match wouldn't necessarily be a one-time thing. "I thought it was done for the 3, but obviously it wasn't". During a practice round, an idea sparked between rivals-turned-friends Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson; rather than continue playing exclusively in tournaments, why not play head-to-head in a victor take all match? He ranks second all-time with 79 PGA Tour victories and 14 major championships.

Sport Euphoria unchained as England breeze into semi-finals
Author: 0 Euphoria unchained as England breeze into semi-finals

The likes of Germany and Spain have faltered, with the defending World Cup holders exiting from the Group Stage in truly remarkable scenes. That is very special. 11 - Dele's goal was England's 11th at Russian Federation 2018, equalling the country's record of most goals at a single World Cup set in 1966, the first and only edition when they went on to lift the trophy.

Sport British Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen gives blunt response on Lewis Hamilton collision
Author: 0 British Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen gives blunt response on Lewis Hamilton collision

Believe me, I will not give up. "This is the greatest race of the year and this is the greatest crowd, and I am sorry that I wasn't able to bring it home for you today but thank you so much for all your support". The appearance of the safety vehicle on the 33rd of 52 laps, after Sauber's Marcus Ericsson crashed at Abbey, was greeted with a huge cheer from the 140,500 crowd who had already cheered Hamilton's every overtake.

Sport ‘Classy’ Federer marches on at Wimbledon
Author: 0 ‘Classy’ Federer marches on at Wimbledon

He won 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) in the second round against Australia's John Millman. He fired 18 aces and 61 winners past Zverev who said he felt he had been "unplugged" in the fourth set. The 36-year-old American will face another mother in the fourth round Monday: 120th-ranked qualifier Evgeniya Rodina of Russian Federation, who upset No.

Sport 2nd T20I: India looks to wrap up early series win
Author: 0 2nd T20I: India looks to wrap up early series win

It was expected the same in the second match. The match would be streamed live on Sony Liv. Match starts at: 10 pm IST. Despite the disappointment on Friday, the visitors are still in contention for their sixth consecutive T20I series' win, which is part of an unbeaten run stretching back to September 2017.

Sport Thai cave rescue: 'Cautious optimism' after strong start saves four boys
Author: 0 Thai cave rescue: 'Cautious optimism' after strong start saves four boys

Monsoon flooding had initially cut off their escape, and rescuers were unable to find them for more than a week. When they come out they want to eat many things. A window of relatively dry conditions closed in a deluge of downpours on Saturday evening, and with more heavy rain forecast for the next few days authorities decided they could not afford to wait any longer.

Sport Belgium hold off Brazil fightback to reach semi-finals
Author: 0 Belgium hold off Brazil fightback to reach semi-finals

And following their scintillating performance against Brazil , many fancy "The Red Devils" to go all way and raise gold on July 15th. Fernandinho's Manchester City team-mate Kevin de Bruyne doubled Belgium's lead with a sublime arrowed finish from 20 yards after Romelu Lukaku's powerful run.

Sport England into semi-final after win over Sweden
Author: 0 England into semi-final after win over Sweden

This approach has been so impressive that a delegation from the German national team has visited the training camp in Repino to see what is being done after England learned lessons from the 2014 winners. The trio have not clicked, and it has been a combination of set pieces and captain Harry Kane that have made the difference. "We looked like we controlled the game".

Sport Hamilton dedicates record pole to home fans at Silverstone
Author: 0 Hamilton dedicates record pole to home fans at Silverstone

I think we were really up against it. In addition, it is also the landmark 50th pole of Hamilton's Mercedes career, secured in memorable fashion on home turf. Vettel admitted he nearly withdrew from qualifying with a neck injury, but insisted he will be fit to race. Australian Daniel Ricciardo and Kimi Raikkonen traded fourth and fifth places while Max Verstappen, victor in Austria for Red Bull , was sixth in the morning but crashed after lunch without setting a time.

Author: 0 England to face Croatia in semi-finals

Sweden were undone at two set pieces - goals from which are becoming quite a trend for England - but the Swedish manager lavished praise on England for being "the best team ". Russian authorities have spent recent days trying to entice Britons to travel to the country, even if they don't have tickets for the game, by offering to issue visas within one working day and helping to find accommodation.

Sport Wozniacki joins seed exodus after stinging loss
Author: 0 Wozniacki joins seed exodus after stinging loss

She nearly duplicated the feat against Makarova in Wimbledon's second round, reversing another 5-1 deficit in the third set and fending off five match points. Her experience with lob shots and net-front presence helped her reach the third round for the second time. On a day of few other upsets, Lucie Safarova defeated No.

Sport Russia's World Cup dream ends with Croatia shootout defeat
Author: 0 Russia's World Cup dream ends with Croatia shootout defeat

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 Andrej Kramaric headed in a cross from Mario Mandzukic eight minutes later to restore parity.

Sport England among quarterfinal betting favourites at World Cup
Author: 0 England among quarterfinal betting favourites at World Cup

We have beaten Brazil in the World Cup , we have created a nice memory, let's treasure it and pass it down. Ferdinand was certainly admiring the former Everton man's performance, even claiming it was nearly unfair to play him due to how well he was doing.

Sport Defending champion Garbine Muguruza stunned at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Defending champion Garbine Muguruza stunned at Wimbledon

With the set up on van Uytvanck, Muguruza started the second breaking her again to maintain a winning streak spanning three games. With third seed Muguruza's exit, five of the top six women's seeds are out of the tournament inside four days.

Sport Grayson Allen, Trae Young got tangled up in a summer league game
Author: 0 Grayson Allen, Trae Young got tangled up in a summer league game

After coming off a pindown, Young popped out to the top of the 3-point arc and caught a pass and was met by Allen. Allen struggled with his shot, only making two of his thirteen shots, and missing both of his three-point attempts, however, he did put on a show pregame, displaying his freakish athleticism with jaw-dropping dunks.

Sport Sheffield United fans react as Harry Maguire scores for England
Author: 0 Sheffield United fans react as Harry Maguire scores for England

Not to mention the skills of every single player and the excellent job done by Southgate so far. "They are all top people and are the reason we are in the semi-final just as much as any other". Humility, togetherness and no little skill have inspired England to this point, with the manager thanking the families of this group, his staff as well as the players to miss out on the squad .

Sport England fans 'dare to dream' after win over Sweden
Author: 0 England fans 'dare to dream' after win over Sweden

The dramatic penalty shootout win over Colombia in the last 16 caused wild celebration back in England and the team have captured the country's imagination. The win sends England through to the semi-finals for the first time since 1990. "I think that is probably starting to register with them now - maybe I tell the truth most of the time".

Sport Former UCLA player found dead after hours-long barricade in SoCal house
Author: 0 Former UCLA player found dead after hours-long barricade in SoCal house

A SWAT crew was called to the incident and entered the residence, he said, where they found the suspect unresponsive. At least 30 residents surrounding the home were evacuated as a precaution. Police spoke with the suspect, a man in his 20s, face-to-face and through a cellphone before he fired at them from inside the building, officials said.

Author: 0 Former UCLA star Tyler Honeycutt found dead after standoff with police

The suspect barricaded himself inside the home, so police set up a perimeter and called in a SWAT team, according to Officer Jeff Lee with the Department's Media Relations Section. Tyler Honeycutt was confirmed as the basketball player who was killed during a shootout with the LAPD , early morning hours in Los Angeles. Honeycutt played two seasons at UCLA from 2009 to 2011 and then spent two seasons with the Sacramento Kings after being taken in the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft.

Sport Maguire scores, England leads 2-0 against Sweden
Author: 0 Maguire scores, England leads 2-0 against Sweden

England has advanced further than was widely expected. Maguire broke the deadlock on the half-hour, flashing a header past Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen from Ashley Young's corner. Concern will be minimal, but should England meet Belgium or France in the final, they may need their attackers to click in a manner they have not yet suggested.

Sport Brazil elimination 'saddest moment of my career' - Neymar
Author: 0 Brazil elimination 'saddest moment of my career' - Neymar

If it was a rude ending for the traveling fans of the three powers, they at least got the chance to spend some time in Kazan, an elegant city that must rank among the more surprising secrets Russian Federation has revealed to the world during the tournament.

Sport Liverpool could hijack Everton's bid for Yerry Mina
Author: 0 Liverpool could hijack Everton's bid for Yerry Mina

In my head right now, I am thinking about returning to Barca. "God has given me talent, I have to work myself into the ground every time I play, and enjoy it". With three goals in three World Cup games, all from set pieces, Yerry Mina has already matched 50% of Everton's tally for such scenarios in all of 2017/18, scoring three goals from crossed free-kicks and three from corners across 38 games.

Sport 'Limited time' for daring rescue mission to free Thailand's trapped boys
Author: 0 'Limited time' for daring rescue mission to free Thailand's trapped boys

Ekkapol Chantawong was the only adult with the children - aged 11 to 16 - who were discovered on a muddy ledge by rescue divers on Monday after being lost for nine days. I've told Yod to get ready to take me out for fried chicken. Sompong " Pong " Jaiwong, 13: "Dear Mum and Dad, I love you". Don't worry. I love you dad and mum.

Sport Roger Federer breezes past Dusan Lajovic at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Roger Federer breezes past Dusan Lajovic at Wimbledon

The 22-year-old Russian next faces Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain. 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 . The only things unfamiliar about Federer were his clothes. "I was excited to wear Uniqlo today", the Swiss said after his opener Monday, adding that the Uniqlo deal was "a long time coming".