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Sport Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semifinals
Author: 0 Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semifinals

Domagoj Vida had scored earlier for Croatia in extra to take the lead after the two played to a 1-1 draw through 90 minutes. - Russian Federation are the first host country to be eliminated at the quarter-final stage of a World Cup since Mexico in 1986.

Sport Serena Williams proves semi-tough at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Serena Williams proves semi-tough at Wimbledon

There's a lot of things that I don't know if you can tell, but I really need to work on. Suddenly, Williams looks as great as the eight Wimbledon titles suggest she is. After the review confirmed the ball landed on the line, umpire Juan Zhang of China awarded the point to Cibulkova. But there's little point in recommending this approach, Navratilova added, because so few female players have a varied arsenal at their command.

Sport LeBron James teases Blaze Pizza appearance in Culver City
Author: 0 LeBron James teases Blaze Pizza appearance in Culver City

L.A.'s newest Laker officially signed his new four-year, almost $154-million contract Monday night alongside his agent Rich Paul and Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka. "It's a big step closer to returning the Lakers to the postseason and the NBA Finals". James has played in 1,143 career regular season games for the Cavaliers and Miami Heat , averaging 27.2 points, 7.4 rebounds, 7.2 assists and 1.6 steals per game.

Sport Pogba dedicates France win to Thai players freed from cave
Author: 0 Pogba dedicates France win to Thai players freed from cave

Southgate also said he had not bought into much of the scaremongering about Russian Federation peddled by sections of the United Kingdom press ahead of the tournament. Sir Bobby, who launched the Foundation in 2008, described his charity as his "last and greatest team". With 39 percent of Russians in the VTsIOM poll saying they would only watch World Cup matches in which their national team was playing, viewing figures are set to decline sharply.

Sport Harry Kane Heads List Of Reported Madrid Replacements For Ronaldo
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Following confirmation that he is set to leave Los Blancos after a remarkable nine years at the Santiago Bernabeu, Cristiano Ronaldo has addressed the Real Madrid faithful. The report claims that following Argentina's World Cup exit, Dybala travelled to Cordoba but was not informed by Juventus about their plan to sign Ronaldo.

Sport A look at what's ahead in the World Cup
Author: 0 A look at what's ahead in the World Cup

Phil has assured us that this is all a bit of fun and that he's not trying to exploit his pet to get rich - and we of course believe him. And national superstores have thrown their support behind the England Football Team by pledging to close all of its stores in England early, if the team reach the World Cup finals.

Sport Misfiring Olivier Giroud making unwanted World Cup history for France
Author: 0 Misfiring Olivier Giroud making unwanted World Cup history for France

When France go up against Belgium in the World Cup semi-final at the Saint Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday, the 40-year-old Henry will be on the opposing bench, looking to stop his country from advancing to Sunday's final. "I'm not jealous. There's a lot of mutual respect". Romelu Lukaku has been directly involved in 20 goals in his last 13 games for Belgium in all competitions (17 goals, 3 assists).

Author: 0 Manchester City seal £60m deal with Leicester for Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez

Leicester have confirmed the deal is a club-record sale for one of the stars of their Premier League-winning campaign and subsequent journey to the Champions League quarter-finals. "They're redefining the English game and I wanted to be a part of it", Mahrez said on his new club's website. Claude Puel, the Leicester manager, is preparing for Mahrez's exit and has left the winger at home while the squad trains in Évian-les-Bains.

Sport Lucas Torreira signs for Arsenal
Author: 0 Lucas Torreira signs for Arsenal

They are rumoured to be spending the €30 million in three instalments. Personal terms weren't an issue and the club have now confirmed on Arsenal .com that Torreira has joined the club on a long-term contract. Instead, Arsenal secured him early on by agreeing to a package with Sampdoria as well as with the player himself. We give honest thanks to the Uruguayan midfielder- 74 appearances and 4 goals as a blucerchiato- for the commitment shown in these two seasons and the greatest ...

Sport England fans don waistcoats as they make late dash to Russian Federation
Author: 0 England fans don waistcoats as they make late dash to Russian Federation

Can we beat Croatia? It's England's biggest game for 28 years and they are certainly not without hope this week. Let's see what happens on Wednesday. Not only that, but they have players in important roles for their teams - Harry Kane , Kieran Trippier , and Dele Alli are all in starring roles for England , Jan Verthongen and Toby Alderweireld are fixtures of Belgium's defence, while Hugo Lloris captains France .

Sport CONFIRMED: Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid for Juventus
Author: 0 CONFIRMED: Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid for Juventus

He netted 312 in LaLiga, 22 in the Copa del Rey, four in the Supercopa de Espana, two in the European Super Cup, six in the Club World Cup and 105 in the Champions League . However, despite their dominance in Europe's premier club competition, Real struggled domestically, finishing 17 points behind champions Barcelona last season.

Sport In Kavanaugh, Trump Found Another Judge Who Will Kiss the Ring
Author: 0 In Kavanaugh, Trump Found Another Judge Who Will Kiss the Ring

Then, in 2000, Kavanaugh was part of an energetic pack of Republican lawyers who traveled south and worked nonstop to help then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush during the critical Florida election recount. Kennedy's position in the court's center guarantees a fierce confirmation fight. Democrats' hopes are pinned on two Republican senators, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, who both oppose any nominee who threatens the landmark Roe v.

Sport Deschamps brands Henry as France's 'enemy'
Author: 0 Deschamps brands Henry as France's 'enemy'

As is the case in the geographic sense, in which France and Belgium share a border, there's no apparent distance between the teams . Both teams have overcome formidable obstacles with Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Japan being the scalps these teams have claimed on the way to the semi final.

Sport West Ham United 'prepared to offload midfield trio'
Author: 0 West Ham United 'prepared to offload midfield trio'

He impressed on his return to Arsenal last season but the 34-cap England worldwide was unable to force his way into the squad for the World Cup. 'At 26, he still has many years of football in front of him, and I believe he will be a great asset for us, ' he told the club's official website .

Sport Rafael Nadal joins Roger Federer in Wimbledon quarter-finals
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal joins Roger Federer in Wimbledon quarter-finals

He is also the first Japanese man to reach the quarter-finals since Shuzo Matsuoka in 1995. Tsitsipas, whose Greek father and Russian mother are both tennis coaches, had set a goal at the beginning of the year of reaching the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament.

Sport De Bruyne and Belgium defeat France as England beat Croatia
Author: 0 De Bruyne and Belgium defeat France as England beat Croatia

Monaco keeper Subasic is understood to have missed training as a precaution, so as not to aggravate his problematic hamstring, while Lovren's unspecified injury is not thought to be serious enough to keep him out of the semi-final. This trend has powered the rise of teams that traditionally do not do well in World Cups . England on their part finally broke their decade-long jinx of spot-kicks in the last 16, and the likelihood of another penalty shootout can not be ruled out in the ...

Sport Celtics fan remembered at funeral by playing NBA2K in Kyrie jersey
Author: 0 Celtics fan remembered at funeral by playing NBA2K in Kyrie jersey

Matthews, a native of New Orleans , will be buried Tuesday at Interment Providence Memorial Park. For Matthews' funeral ceremony, his family decided not to go with the traditional casket route, instead opting to stage his body to depict his favorite setting - playing the basketball video game while having junk food and soda at his side.

Sport Justin Timberlake Raises 'Its Coming Home!' Slogan Ahead Of England's Semi-Final
Author: 0 Justin Timberlake Raises 'Its Coming Home!' Slogan Ahead Of England's Semi-Final

Finally, have your say on how far you think England will now go in the World Cup? But he is certainly well aware of the threat that Croatia pose in the centre of the field. Gareth Southgate has made a decision to name an unchanged starting XI for England's World Cup semi-final clash with Croatia on Wednesday night, according to reports.

Sport Russia's World Cup coach Cherchesov speaks to RT
Author: 0 Russia's World Cup coach Cherchesov speaks to RT

Croatia defeated hosts Russian Federation. "We feel like conscripts, when they come to just before they have done their two-year [national] service, like those a bit demoralised who wanted to stay in the army for some more time longer", the 54-year-old said.

Sport India thump England to clinch T20 series after Rohit Sharma century
Author: 0 India thump England to clinch T20 series after Rohit Sharma century

The Indian team registered their maiden T20I series victory in England by 2-1. The visitors went on to register their eighth T20I series win as Rohit Sharma smashed a fluent century during the chase. "(But) Jason (Roy) and Jos (Buttler ) were brilliant up front and nearly gave us a licence to allow ourselves to think about 220", he added. With half a dozen boundaries in the first two and a half overs, Buttler tore into India's new-ball bowlers - debutant Deepak Chahar and Umesh ...

Sport Guide for France vs. Belgium, Croatia vs. England
Author: 0 Guide for France vs. Belgium, Croatia vs. England

Henry is one of the biggest legends to ever come out of France , winning the World Cup on home soil in 1998 before following it up two years later with victory in the European Championships. After all, they have won their five World Cup matches, and their road has been significantly tougher than France's one. For nearly all of his two years in charge, he has operated with a back three and it looked like the returning Vincent Kompany would slot in between Jan Vertonghen and Toby ...

Sport Rockets reportedly 'determined' to sign Carmelo Anthony
Author: 0 Rockets reportedly 'determined' to sign Carmelo Anthony

Luc Mbah a Moute , who averaged almost 20 minutes per game over two seasons with the Clippers before heading to the Houston Rockets, has reportedly agreed to a one-year, $4.3 million deal to return to Los Angeles. Anthony is likely to become a free agent even if he is traded, as his new team would likely waive him. In his lone Thunder season, Melo averaged 16.2 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game.

Sport Roger Federer not concerned about start of World Cup game
Author: 0 Roger Federer not concerned about start of World Cup game

Being scheduled to play last on Court One on "Manic Monday" is something Novak Djokovic is getting rather used to - and also getting rather fed up with. With Kevin Anderson taking nearly three and a half hours to tame French showman Gael Monfils in the previous match, Djokovic knew he had about two hours of daylight left if he wanted to avoid coming back on Tuesday's rest day to finish off the contest.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid colleague Modric tips ace to stay
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid colleague Modric tips ace to stay

After that, more recently, during the Fifa World Cup was underway, Real Madrid reportedly lowered Ronaldo's buyout clause from 1 Billion to 120 Million, prompting the analysts to resume speculation about Ronaldo's future. "You should never spit on the plate that fed you, so Juve will always be in my heart", said Evra before singing the Juve club anthem in full voice. The Real Madrid president is ready to make a straight swap between the players this summer, and utilise the interest the ...

Sport Dzagoev 'ambivalent' about Russia's World Cup performances
Author: 0 Dzagoev 'ambivalent' about Russia's World Cup performances

THEY'VE gone 120 minutes twice in a week. "Of course, it's a pity that I've spent so little time on the pitch, but there are always injuries in football", Dzagoev said . But we have top center-backs. "If it wasn't for the World Cup, I think I would have ended (my career) earlier", Ignashevich said in a video posted on social media.

Sport Lewis Hamilton Reckons This First-Lap Crash Was Planned By Ferrari
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton Reckons This First-Lap Crash Was Planned By Ferrari

Hamilton , who took time out before addressing the crowd and looked drained by his exertions, later said he had no concerns and no problem with Raikkonen. "Not only for Ferrari but also for Formula One". Hamilton is bidding for a record sixth win at Silverstone , but his once-dominant team have arrived here under a cloud following strategy mistakes this season.

Sport Thompson: 'England need to stick with Henderson ahead of Dier'
Author: 0 Thompson: 'England need to stick with Henderson ahead of Dier'

Sterling celebrates with his teammates during England's win over Sweden . Belgium held their final training session before the crunch semi-final at their Moscow Country Club base before making the journey to St Peterburg. "So to be here, to be a part of it, leading this team out, I'm so proud". The Spurs ace scored his first goal of the competition on Saturday afternoon as he headed home Jesse Lingard's cross to seal a 2-0 win against Sweden, and fans will be hoping that it sparks ...

Sport General Conte takes charge of Chelsea training 11 hours ago
Author: 0 General Conte takes charge of Chelsea training 11 hours ago

Conte's side finished in fifth place in the Premier League table last season as they missed out on Champions League qualification, although they did end the campaign with a trophy by winning the FA Cup. However, Jorginho is also believed to be on the wish list of Maurizio Sarri , with the ex-Napoli boss still waiting to complete a move to Chelsea where he will finally replace Antonio Conte .

Sport Brazil's Neymar says World Cup defeat is 'saddest moment of my career'
Author: 0 Brazil's Neymar says World Cup defeat is 'saddest moment of my career'

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. It allowed greater flexibility among players and helped them hone their individual skills. I do not have an answer for these questions yet. I think the Belgian team is the most exhaustive team in all aspects of the game during this tournament - they are strong everywhere.

Sport England fan Joe Bass ecstatic after Sweden victory
Author: 0 England fan Joe Bass ecstatic after Sweden victory

It seems that England's most successful World Cup campaign in nearly 30 years is sending fans just a little bit insane. Shilton, who was England's goalkeeper the last time they reached the last four in 1990, told Sky Sports the current side's collective identity can help them reach their first World Cup final since 1966, when they went on to win the tournament.

Sport Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer Marches Into Quarter-Finals
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer Marches Into Quarter-Finals

With the draw opening up in her favour, Williams is widely expected to make history with a first Grand Slam title since the birth of her daughter Olympia in September previous year. The blow appeared to suck the life out of Mannarino and he was broken in the next game before Federer served out for the match. Williams is 6-2 in her career against Kerber, but the match might be better than expected given the tight major finals played between the two in 2016.