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Sports Lewis Hamilton hails one of the finest moments of his career
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton hails one of the finest moments of his career

Hamilton said the speed of Mercedes finding a solution was "mind-blowing" and Bottas was also effusive in praising the team. "Obviously, that naturally just adds a little bit more pressure", he said. Moments after taking off his helmet, and visibly overcome with the emotion of his pole lap, Hamilton, who finished just four hundredths of a second clear, told the 100,000-strong Silverstone crowd: 'I gave it everything I could.

Sports Wozniacki: No one to blame for Wimbledon exit but myself
Author: 0 Wozniacki: No one to blame for Wimbledon exit but myself

When she came on to continue, the second seed took a 3-0 lead due to Makarova's unforced errors . The Dane served 13 of 15 for points on serve outscoring Makarova 27-14 who had a dismal second serve winning just once on four attempts. This match was better than my first round. "Physically I'm very fit right now, probably better than I have ever been before". The 25th seed will face the victor of the match that followed her on Centre Court between Germany's Tatjana Maria and France's ...

Sports Manchester United Target Willian Deemed Not Priority Target By Barcelona
Author: 0 Manchester United Target Willian Deemed Not Priority Target By Barcelona

Brazilian worldwide, Paulinho, who plays in the midfield for the Catalan giants, confirmed that he has offers from other clubs and will soon discuss them with Barcelona . "I'm not aware of any bids", Jair Mina told RAC1. But there has been more talk about Willian moving to Spain in the ongoing window and Barcelona have been reportedly preparing a cash plus player bid for the Brazilian.

Sports Jurgen Klopp pleased with Daniel Sturridge performance
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp pleased with Daniel Sturridge performance

Instead, it was left to James Milner, Ryan Kent and Danny Ings to join Sturridge on the scoresheet after half-time in the Reds' polished start to pre-season. Although a quintet of their stars are still involved in the World Cup, Liverpool reported back for pre-season on Monday, with new signings Fabinho and Naby Keita joining those uninvolved in global duty this summer.

Sports Wimbledon 2018: Champion Garbine Muguruza falls to Van Uytvanck in second round
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2018: Champion Garbine Muguruza falls to Van Uytvanck in second round

Six of the women's top 10 seeds are already gone. The American fought back from a set and two breaks down only to falter near the end as she lost to Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 in the third round. "If schedule is out they can not change it but anyway I would like to talk to them about why they did it because I think now we are not in rush, but I will try to do my best to be ready and show my best", said the 22-year-old Siniakova.

Sports NBA Twitter explodes with news of LeBron joining the Lakers
Author: 0 NBA Twitter explodes with news of LeBron joining the Lakers

James already was aware of the upstate challenge he'll face after losing three of the last four NBA Finals to the Warriors in Cleveland . At the very least, it should be an entertaining season in L.A. Finally, we give you an update on Kawhi Leonard and how he has no interest in joining the Boston Celtics . The Lakers are steaming toward a new future, with little tying them to the lamentable recent past.

Sports Wenger reveals three countries that can win the World Cup
Author: 0 Wenger reveals three countries that can win the World Cup

Before the tournament, Lawro correctly chose 14 of the 16 teams that reached the first knockout stage, including Brazil -his pick to win the tournament, and England - who he thought would go out in the quarter-finals. Modric, however, put the win in Croatia's grasp minutes before the end of the second half of extra time with a sumptuous through ball that Ante Rebic ran on to before being felled by Mathias Jorgensen in the penalty area.

Sports Russian Federation v Croatia 07 July 2018
Author: 0 Russian Federation v Croatia 07 July 2018

The two sides made a change apiece from their last-16 ties - Cheryshev replacing the injured Yuri Zhirkov for Russian Federation, who reverted to a back four, and Kramaric taking over from Marcelo Brozovic for Croatia . For Croatia , Mateo Kovacic had his penalty saved, but Marcelo Brozovic , Modric and Vida all netted theirs before Rakitic stroked in the victor.

Sports Thailand cave rescue: 'Four-day window' for boys to escape
Author: 0 Thailand cave rescue: 'Four-day window' for boys to escape

Mr Infantino wrote: "If, as we all hope, they are reunited with their families in the coming days and their health allows them to travel, Federation Internationale de Football Association would be delighted to invite them to attend the 2018 World Cup Final in Moscow as our guests".

Sports Wade Baldwin Ejected After
Author: 0 Wade Baldwin Ejected After "Hostile Act" Towards Grayson Allen

Utah Jazz guard Grayson Allen , who was suspended during his junior season at Duke for repeatedly tripping opponents, got into his first National Basketball Association altercation during a game against the Atlanta Hawks at the Utah Jazz Summer League on Thursday.

Sports Wimbledon: Federer and Williams show age is nothing but a number
Author: 0 Wimbledon: Federer and Williams show age is nothing but a number

Top seed Federer admitted before the match that he can still get nervous walking out on to Centre Court but he was at his free-flowing best against Lajovic who was little more than a prop in Federer's magic show. Serena Williams was a comfortable 6-1, 6-4 victor over Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova in the women's singles as she continues to return to her best after time off to give birth.

Sports England fans 'dare to dream' after World Cup win over Sweden
Author: 0 England fans 'dare to dream' after World Cup win over Sweden

Meanwhile right back Kieran Trippier, who came to Russian Federation with barely a handful of caps, has established himself as a key player in the team: not just for his pace in defense, but for his countless forward runs and his crossing. England followed their gritty display against Colombia with a comfortable 2-0 quarter-final win over Sweden. "Pickford is the sort of prototype a modern goalkeeper should be", he added.

Sports We can ‘control’ Mbappe in World Cup quarters, says Uruguay’s Suarez
Author: 0 We can ‘control’ Mbappe in World Cup quarters, says Uruguay’s Suarez

ARAB NEWS PREDICTS: France to win 2-1 - A lot depends on France coach Didier Deschamps, but if he allows his team to play then we can only see a France win, not least if Uruguay's injured striker Edinson Cavani cannot play. A relatively quiet game burst into life in the 40th minute when Varane sprinted clear of his marker to meet a well-placed Griezmann free kick with a perfectly angled header.

Sports Neymar Challenge adds insult to injury of Brazil’s exit
Author: 0 Neymar Challenge adds insult to injury of Brazil’s exit

Brazil boss Tite has revealed Manchester United's newest signing, Fred, was not afforded game time at the World Cup due to an injury which impacted his match fitness. "I think Thierry deserves huge credit. Whether that's realistic I don't know, Brazil are an incredible team but there is not one day I go to bed thinking "what if we lose"?" If you look, you see how much he's been participating collectively, taking up the ball, taking up space.

Sports Brazil 1-2 Belgium
Author: 0 Brazil 1-2 Belgium

Widely regarded as one of the world's best goalkeepers, Courtois has won two Premier League titles with Chelsea and La Liga while on loan at Atletico Madrid, but his nine-save display against Brazil was one of his best yet on the big worldwide stage.

Sports England overcomes themselves to beat Colombia on penalties
Author: 0 England overcomes themselves to beat Colombia on penalties

I want to make that clear'. "I don't put myself under pressure and play in the moment, nothing fazes me". This thing about Jordan, I want to say and clarify, because I heard a lot of stuff, I never mocked his height, I want to make that clear because I would never mock a height of a goalkeeper.

Sports Former UCLA player Tyler Honeycutt found dead after shootout with police
Author: 0 Former UCLA player Tyler Honeycutt found dead after shootout with police

The area around the residence, including at least 30 people, was evacuated. No officers were injured. After an hours-long standoff - SWAT entered his home and found Honeycutt unresponsive. Honeycutt had been playing overseas since 2013, most recently in Russian Federation with BC Khimki. "The Euroleague Basketball family expresses its sadness on the untimely passing of Tyler Honeycutt and offers condolences to his family, friends, teammates, coaches and many fans".

Sports Tony Parker signs with Charlotte Hornets
Author: 0 Tony Parker signs with Charlotte Hornets

Parker will assuredly have a bigger role in Charlotte than he would have had in San Antonio . He joins fellow France native Nicolas Batum with the Hornets. Their beef, which stemmed from comments Parker made in March about how his quad injury past year was "100 times worse", was apparently blown way out of proportion.

Sports Father Confirms Lucas Torreira Will Join Arsenal After World Cup
Author: 0 Father Confirms Lucas Torreira Will Join Arsenal After World Cup

The 30-year-old Greece global became the club's third signing after Stephan Lichtsteiner and Bernd Leno. Lucas Torreira's father has described his son's impending move to Arsenal as "scary", but insists the midfielder has a good support system in place, according to reports in the Daily Mail .

Sports Australian Grand Prix confirms mid-March date for 2019 season
Author: 0 Australian Grand Prix confirms mid-March date for 2019 season

Speaking about the date change, Australian Grand Prix Corporation CEO Andrew Westacott, "To announce the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix 2019 date more than eight months out from the event is fantastic news and we hope this will encourage overseas and interstate visitors to plan for a lengthy visit to Melbourne and Victoria".

Sports England end penalty curse to reach last eight
Author: 0 England end penalty curse to reach last eight

However, the two Colombian stars failed to convert their penalties from the spot-kick, as Uribe's effort hit the crossbar and Bacca's attempt saved by England keeper Jordan Pickford . England manager Gareth Southgate defended his players' behavior. "I'm already thinking about the next game". Check out the brand new daily JOE World Cup Minipod hosted by Dion Fanning, Paddy McKenna and Carl Kinsella featuring LIFELONG ENGLAND FAN Noz Choudry.

Sports Rescuers race to drain water inside Thai cave before rains
Author: 0 Rescuers race to drain water inside Thai cave before rains

A torch is shone on each boy, who says hello and introduces himself with head bowed and palms pressed together in a traditional " wai " greeting. The group consists of Dr Pak Loharnshoon, who had graduated from the navy Seals training course, a nurse from the Royal Thai Navy's underwater and hyperbaric medi-cine unit, and seven members of the Thai navy Seals.

Sports Federer and Serena exude class
Author: 0 Federer and Serena exude class

Gael Monfils overcame Paolo Lorenzi 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) to set up a third-round meeting with 2017 Wimbledon semifinalist Querrey. It was a rare occurrence at a tournament where women's matches have accounted for just 39 percent of the matches on the feature courts the past 25 years.

Sports Gareth Southgate: England's end to penalty jinx deserved
Author: 0 Gareth Southgate: England's end to penalty jinx deserved

They will now face Victor Lindelof's Sweden in Samara on Saturday afternoon for a place in the semi-final against either Russian Federation or Croatia. Brilliant Jordan Pickford what a great result it's about time we won a shootout! Two years later, it was re-recorded with slightly different lyrics as "3 Lions 98" - and, of course, it resurfaces pretty much every time there's a footy tournament in which England are involved.

Sports Brazil coach Tite not a fan of penalty shootouts
Author: 0 Brazil coach Tite not a fan of penalty shootouts

The Red Devils' wit and perseverance will now be tested against the juggernaut of Brazil in a quarter-final which will be played on July 7, Friday. Neymar has been criticised for playacting at the World Cup. "Individually, Brazil are the strongest team in this World Cup", Kompany, who made the last of his global appearances as a substitute in the 1-0 win over England, told reporters.

Sports Serena Williams battles into Wimbledon second round
Author: 0 Serena Williams battles into Wimbledon second round

A United States Anti-Doping Agency ( USADA ) database shows Williams has been subjected to five tests so far this year. He said of Williams: "She's young, she's fit, she's healthy and probably has a very good lifestyle". "Life goes on", said Stephens, who was followed out of the tournament by Bulgarian sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov. "Not only do I expect to win, " she said , "I expect to win emphatically".

Sports LeBron James Not Currently Pressuring Lakers To Acquire 2nd Star
Author: 0 LeBron James Not Currently Pressuring Lakers To Acquire 2nd Star

James is arguably bigger than them all, a multi-media star with a legitimate entertainment production company already churning out content for the likes of NBC , the History Channel and Starz. When Jeanie Buss took over control of the Lakers three years ago, she first sought Magic Johnson's advice on an ad hoc basis, but then eventually hired him as president of basketball operations.

Sports LeBron James weighing many options as free agency looms Trading Ideas
Author: 0 LeBron James weighing many options as free agency looms Trading Ideas

James had until Friday at 11:59 p.m. ET to opt out of the final year of his existing deal with the Cavaliers . Their relationship was never a great one, but has splintered in recent years. And while several teams have been thrown around as being in the mix for his signature, including the Rockets, Warriors, 76ers, and the hometown Cavs, it seems increasingly possible that with each passing day, the Los Angeles Lakers are edging further away as the odds-on favorites to win the LBJ sweepstakes.

Sports Calf injury leaves Cavani major doubt for Urugugay against France
Author: 0 Calf injury leaves Cavani major doubt for Urugugay against France

Unsurprisingly Portugal coach Fernando Santos is hopeful that Ronaldo, who has scored 85 global goals in 154 appearances, will choose to continue to represent his Country. "Even if you don't have much ball possession", he added, "you can still inflict pain on the opponent in different ways". Portugal's center back Jose Fonte once said that they felt "blessed" to have Ronaldo.

Sports Mohamed Salah inks contract extension with Liverpool
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah inks contract extension with Liverpool

Salah had a remarkable first season with Liverpool , scoring 44 goals in all competitions and helping the club reach the Champions League final. "It feels a bit like I am familiar with everything and I never left, so it was easier for me to integrate back into the group", he told Liverpool's official website .

Sports Real Madrid deny making 310m euro offer for Neymar
Author: 0 Real Madrid deny making 310m euro offer for Neymar

Real Madrid have moved to strike down a report on Spanish television that claimed they had made a €310 million offer to sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain. " Real Madrid C.F. wishes to state that this information is absolutely untrue", the club statement said. Despite Real's strong rejection, the transfer rumour mill swirled at the possibility of a galactico swap, following hints that both Neymar and Ronaldo could be unhappy at their star-studded clubs.

Sports Dwight Howard joining Wizards on one-year deal
Author: 0 Dwight Howard joining Wizards on one-year deal

James, a two-time Olympic champion, left Cleveland before in 2010 for the Miami Heat, where he reached the NBA Finals 4 times, going 2-2, before departing for the Cavaliers , vowing to bring a title to Cleveland, his home region having grown up in nearby Akron.

Sports Red Bull turned Verstappen's engine down after Ricciardo retired
Author: 0 Red Bull turned Verstappen's engine down after Ricciardo retired

We managed to hang on until the end. "We've just thrown away a win", said Hamilton. "I think Kimi is experienced enough to handle the situation well". "It was hard to tell because Kimi was catching, Sebastian was catching", said Verstappen. Verstappen started fourth on the grid, but capitalised from teh start when Raikkonen was squeezed out by Valtteri Bottas' Mercedes in the battle for second to climb up to third.

Sports Everyone Is Talking About Jordan Pickford's Performance Vs Colombia
Author: 0 Everyone Is Talking About Jordan Pickford's Performance Vs Colombia

On Colombia's side only Juan Cuadrado came close to Trippier, creating four chances. Harry Kane , who has arguably been England's best player throughout the tournament, pleaded for calm. I know penalties are looming and that means one thing: England lose. While Southgate is keen to see his team on the front-foot, Sweden proved how effective they can be against positive teams in their Group F clash with Germany.

Sports Brazil ready for a strong Belgium
Author: 0 Brazil ready for a strong Belgium

Neymar is one of the world's greatest talents, of that there is no doubt. But at ESPN , Tim Vickery argues that Neymar is the result of too many Brazilian referees deeming any physical contact to be a foul, though it does seem like the player has "an exceptionally low pain threshold".