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Sports Wimbledon 2017: Overcast and cloudy for women's final
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However, she has played some of her best tennis over the past year, reaching the Wimbledon semi-finals last year and the Australian Open final this year. "For me it's incredible to be here in another final, because it means a lot", the No.14 seed said. "I have to go out there and take it and play well".

Author: 0 Bakayoko deal looks close as player posts Chelsea training ground photo

Three years later, the Serbia worldwide, at the request of Mourinho, who else, was back at the Bridge - but it cost Abramovich £21m to sign Matic as there was no cordial buy-back clause in his sale contract. Selling Matic to Juventus would likely be a more acceptable option for Chelsea than the midfielder joining Premier League rivals. Tiemoue Bakayoko has trolled Chelsea fans ahead of his move.

Sports Wilshere will have to work hard for a place at Arsenal - Wenger
Author: 0 Wilshere will have to work hard for a place at Arsenal - Wenger

The England worldwide is now moving into the final 12 months of his contract with no sign of a new deal on the horizon. To this point in the summer, it has been unclear as to whether Wilshere , who has been linked with moves to a number of Premier League and Serie A sides , is in the short or long-term plans of Gunners boss Arsene Wenger .

Sports Mitch McConnell Employs Backroom Deals to Pass the Senate Healthcare Bill
Author: 0 Mitch McConnell Employs Backroom Deals to Pass the Senate Healthcare Bill

At this moment, Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Susan Collins (R-ME) oppose the new BCRA, so the Majority Leader can not lose any more votes to pass the bill when it comes to the Senate floor next week. But McConnell is still moving full steam ahead on the revised bill, saying he expects the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office to provide its budgetary analysis , known as its "score", early next week.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic set for a surprise move
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic set for a surprise move

There was not a new contract [to allow] time for everybody to think, feel and decide. But he made the challenge for him to continue at the highest level. At this moment in time, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not registered to a club. However the Portuguese manager is not happy with the clubs overall business.

Sports Wimbledon 2017: Women's final preview
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017: Women's final preview

But that doesn't stop her being amazed by her opponent's thirst for more success, having already won seven Grand Slam titles. Muguruza can struggle to settle into tournaments due to her heavy ball striking, when it's off she plays scrappy, error-strewn tennis , when it's on she's close to unstoppable, as displayed during her 6-1/6-1 victory against Magdalena Rybarikova in Thursdays semi-final.

Sports India to bat first after New Zealand win toss
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India vs New Zealand , ICC Women's World Cup match will start at 3 pm IST on Sunday. (Web Desk) - Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli became a laughing stock on social media when he posted the picture of another woman cricketer to congratulate Indian women's team captain Mithali Raj for completing 6000 ODI runs in the match against Australia in the women's World Cup.

Sports CSK, RR back in IPL
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After India's comprehensive 3-1 ODI series win against the West Indies, Indian players are enjoying their two-week break before they head to Sri Lanka for a two-month long tour. I hope they bring back the intensity and the flair that they are reputed for and continue to add enormous value to brand IPL. "I wish them, all the very best".

Sports De Mistura: Direct Syrian Talks in Upcoming Rounds
Author: 0 De Mistura: Direct Syrian Talks in Upcoming Rounds

Syria's government and opposition negotiators could soon hold face-to-face talks for the first time, United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday, the penultimate day of a round of peace talks in Geneva. Al-Jaafari said in his statements to the press in the Swiss city that the talks focused on combating terrorism and the legal issues pertaining to a new Constitution were the central topics with the opposition.

Sports Marin Cilic beats Sam Querrey in biff-bash-bosh battle
Author: 0 Marin Cilic beats Sam Querrey in biff-bash-bosh battle

Sam Querrey is enjoying his moment after making the semifinals, and has been patiently and politely answering media questions. "But, unfortunately, I faced a guy who is playing by far the best tennis right now", he said. Since equaling Pete Sampras and William Renshaw (who played in the 1880s) with a seventh trophy at Wimbledon in 2012, Federer has come this close before to No.

Author: 0 Muguruza acknowledges Martinez impact in Wimbledon run

However, she has been impressive at Wimbledon under the guidance of temporary coach Conchita Martinez - the only Spanish woman to have previously won Wimbledon when she beat Martina Navratilova in 1994. Muguruza overwhelmed 87th-ranked Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-1, 6-1 in the earlier semifinal. She also has the belief of knowing she can beat a Williams in a grand slam final - having overpowered Serena to win the French Open previous year.

Sports Hingis hails 'amazing' Venus Williams for reaching final at 37
Author: 0 Hingis hails 'amazing' Venus Williams for reaching final at 37

Venus was diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder, Sjögren's syndrome, which causes fatigue and muscle pain. I had a lot of issues. Of course, I'm excited about being again in another final, trying to take it a step further. Muguruza was asked to compare herself with the player who burst onto the scene in such spectacular fashion in Paris. "But to have her by my side gives me also this little confidence on having someone that has won before", she said .

Sports H&M x ERDEM is coming your way
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Acclaimed Filmaker Baz Luhrmann , best known for big-screen hits like The Great Gatsby (2013) and Romeo + Juliet (1996) and most recently Netflix hip-hop drama The Get Down , has been tapped to bring the collection to life through what are sure to be stellar visuals.

Sports £75m Lukaku gets 'Permission' from Zlatan to wear United's no 9 Shirt
Author: 0 £75m Lukaku gets 'Permission' from Zlatan to wear United's no 9 Shirt

The striker is also being linked with a move to LA Galaxy , United's first opponents on their tour of the U.S. at the StubHub Center in the early hours of Sunday morning, after promising a major announcement. He didn't want to hide behind such an awesome injury. "He did not want that, he was not happy with his finish (to the season) and not playing". He was widely expected to sign a new short-term contract but a cruciate knee ligament injury will keep him out until the end of 2017, ...

Sports Ryan Lochte Cleared of All Charges Related to Rio Olympics Incident
Author: 0 Ryan Lochte Cleared of All Charges Related to Rio Olympics Incident

Initially, Lochte was ruled to have broken the law by means of a 2-1 vote in the Brazilian court, but on Thursday, the decision was reversed by a new 2-1 count. Ostrow said the prosecution has 15 days to appeal again. Lochte's suspension, which ended on June 30, meant he couldn't compete in the United States championships that were the selection meet for the upcoming World Championships in Budapest.

Sports Venus Williams Fined $7500 for Skipping TV Interview
Author: 0 Venus Williams Fined $7500 for Skipping TV Interview

The Wimbledon singles finals are set. Venus comes into the match having gone through a series of some of the biggest hitters in the game, beating Naomi Osaka, Ana Konjuh, Jelena Ostapenko, and Konta without losing a set. In the quarterfinals, Kuznetsova accused Muguruza of receiving on-court coaching, which is not allowed at ITF-sanctioned tournaments, although the Spaniard maintained it was just her physio cheering for her and nothing tactical.

Sports Truex moves into driver points lead, turns focus to New Hampshire
Author: 0 Truex moves into driver points lead, turns focus to New Hampshire

If there is one driver that you want on your team for this week's race at New Hampshire it will be Busch. A week after Kyle Larson couldn't get on the track to qualify and later incurred a stiff mid-week penalty for a different rules violation, the Chip Ganassi Racing driver seemingly answered his critics Friday by winning the pole for the Overton's 301 Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Sports OR kicks WR Darren Carrington off team following DUI arrest
Author: 0 OR kicks WR Darren Carrington off team following DUI arrest

Some of Carrington's best performances came in big moments, including 126 receiving yards in the 2014 Pac-12 championship game and 165 and two touchdowns against Florida State in the Rose Bowl. He had also previously been cited for violating an open container policy in the fall of 2015, a season in which he sat out the first five games of the campaign following a failed drug test.

Sports Wimbledon 2017: Sachin Tendulkar cheers for Roger Federer at Centre Court
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017: Sachin Tendulkar cheers for Roger Federer at Centre Court

A journalist in a news conference said Sam Querrey was the first U.S. player to reach a Grand Slam semi-final since 2009 after beating Murray on Wednesday. This seemed a different Berdych than previously, the Czech muttering to himself and closing his eyes with intense focus between games with the clear belief that he could win.

Sports Evergreen Venus Williams keeps creating history, but ends Konta's dream Wimbledon run
Author: 0 Evergreen Venus Williams keeps creating history, but ends Konta's dream Wimbledon run

Already the oldest grand slam finalist since 37-year-old Martina Navratilova lost the 1994 Wimbledon decider to Muguruza's coach Conchita Martinez , Williams can also crown one of tennis's greatest comebacks on Saturday. There was no chink of light on the Williams serve for the home crowd on Centre Court to get excited about, and Konta could only watch as the American arrowed a forehand past her down the line on her third match point.

Sports Brailsford gives short Tour stages the thumbs up
Author: 0 Brailsford gives short Tour stages the thumbs up

After two repeat stages in 10 and 11 that saw the same victor and same Yellow Jersey wearer, with Marcel Kittel and Chris Froome each taking the respective honors in two straight mornings, Thursday switched things up a bit. "It's more enjoyable. We've been at this race for so long where all we do is defend, defend, defend, defend. It depends what he agreed to, most likely that he is a lieutenant for Chris Froome and if that's the case he should be loyal", said LeMond.

Sports Female Afghan Robotics Team Gets Donald Trump Assist
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However, when Trump came to know about the case, he intervened and made a decision to grant the visas to the girls. "This is such an important trip for us", said 15-year-old team member Lida Azizi, who was excited at the prospect of being able to compete.

Sports South Africa must grab their chances, warns Faf
Author: 0 South Africa must grab their chances, warns Faf

Du Plessis missed the first Test at Lord's following the birth of his first child and the Proteas wilted in their skipper's absence, slumping to a 211-run loss. "It's a part of worldwide cricket - there are going to be a lot of people giving you advice". From the first ball after tea, De Kock played a waft at Broad and was held at first slip by Alastair Cook , then Amla inexplicably hooked a bouncer from the same bowler straight to deep backward square leg.

Sports Chelsea think Real Madrid have valued Alvaro Morata too highly
Author: 0 Chelsea think Real Madrid have valued Alvaro Morata too highly

Danilo played 25 times for Real in all competitions last season, featuring in 17 La Liga matches. Spanish outlet Diario Gol , as quoted by the Daily Express , is reporting that Hazard has spoken to the Real Madrid boss to inform him of his plans to remain at Stamford Bridge beyond the summer transfer window.

Sports Liverpool Reportedly Have £57M Naby Keita Bid Rejected by RB Leipzig
Author: 0 Liverpool Reportedly Have £57M Naby Keita Bid Rejected by RB Leipzig

Keita is Klopp's main target but Leipzig are determined to keep hold of the Guinea worldwide, with the club's sporting director Ralf Rangnick recently insisting that none of his players are for sale. Sporting director Ralf Rangnick has been just as eager to reiterate Leipzig's hardline stance with regards to outgoing transfers, maintaining that the Bundesliga runners-up would not consider selling even for a "three-figure transfer fee".

Sports Liverpool man reportedly in talks over a summer departure
Author: 0 Liverpool man reportedly in talks over a summer departure

Lazio are confident of thrashing out personal terms with the midfielder's representatives in the coming hours in order to get the deal over the line soon. The Brazilian has frequently been used as a defender by current Anfield boss Jurgen Klopp but was deployed as a defensive midfielder for much of his time under former boss Brendan Rodgers.

Sports Wimbledon 2017: Women's results - Semifinals
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Who do you think will win the match? The 37-year-old's sublime display of power-hitting on Centre Court stopped Konta becoming the first British woman to make the final for 40 years and set up a title match against Spain's Garbine Muguruza .

Sports Boyd Holbrook's Exit from 'Narcos' Confirmed, Season 3 Teaser Trailer Released
Author: 0 Boyd Holbrook's Exit from 'Narcos' Confirmed, Season 3 Teaser Trailer Released

The real Murphy left Colombia after catching Escobar. The popular Netflix series is set to premiere on September 1 and will follow the second season's events where Pablo Escobar was finally killed in a heated confrontation. Netflix announced Friday that the show will return on September 1 and provided our first look at the Cali Cartel - the "biggest drug lords you've probably never heard of".

Sports Roger Federer vs Tomas Berdych - Wimbledon Men's Singles Semi Finals
Author: 0 Roger Federer vs Tomas Berdych - Wimbledon Men's Singles Semi Finals

It was less of a routine victory than the score suggests. "As much as you can say about sport, which is one of the least predictable things, he has it in his grasp". He won his only major title three years ago in NY, beating Roger Federer in the semifinals and Kei Nishikori in the final. In fact, there hasn't been an American man in a singles final in 42 of the past 43 Grand Slam events.

Sports Arsenal make world record £123m Mbappe bid
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The 18-year-old has attracted interest from a whole host of top clubs including the likes of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain but it appears Arsene Wenger is also doing all he can to lure the striker to England. The player has previously admitted it's his dream to play at the Bernabeu and that cause could be helped by Monaco president Vadim Vasilyev. According to France Football , the French manager sat down with Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe and his representatives on 14 June after ...

Author: 0 Sam Querrey vs Marin Cilic tv channel, scores and results

The way is clear for Roger Federer to win his eighth title on the grass courts of Wimbledon . There was a slightly subdued atmosphere on Centre Court after home favourite Murray had hobbled to defeat against Querrey. Although he came past one-time French Open junior champion Thomas Fabbiano comfortably, the going then got tougher. Querrey beat Thomas Fabbiano, Nikoloz Basilashvili, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Kevin Anderson before the quarterfinals.

Sports Kansas State tackle, National Football League prospect Scott Frantz comes out as gay
Author: 0 Kansas State tackle, National Football League prospect Scott Frantz comes out as gay

ESPN reports Frantz and an incoming freshman defensive end My-King Johnson, at Arizona, will be the first two openly gay active players in college footballs top division. It's heartwarming to see Frantz embraced by his K-State teammates, and that support should continue from the stands at the Wildcats' opener against Central Arkansas on September 2.

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According to the Élysée Palace, President Macron's office, Trump will be welcomed by the French leader tomorrow at Les Invalides, the site of Napoleon's tomb and a military museum. "Nothing will ever separate us", Mr Macron said during a speech at the end of parade, adding that Mr Trump's presence was "the sign of a friendship across the ages" between their countries.

Sports Red Sox cut losses, designate Sandoval for assignment
Author: 0 Red Sox cut losses, designate Sandoval for assignment

The move effectively terminates one of the worst free-agent signings in franchise history, although the Red Sox still owe the 30-year-old third baseman approximately $49 million through the end of the 2019 season. In 2016, after losing his job to 25-year-old Travis Shaw, who had never played a full season in the major leagues, Sandoval wound up having left shoulder surgery and missing nearly the entire season.

Sports Sebastian Vettel cut Shield test short after feeling dizzy
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel cut Shield test short after feeling dizzy

Sebastian Vettel was not a fan of the " shield " cockpit protection, opting to ditch it after his installation laps in FP1 at Silverstone . The " Shield " is more similar to Red Bull's Aeroscreen, but extends further down the nose, improving visibility and aerodynamics.