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Sports Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge
Author: 0 Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge

Chelsea have an interest in Higuain and he is rated by Maurizio Sarri , who is set to take over at Stamford Bridge. The sacking brings to an end a fractious two-year relationship between Chelsea and Conte. Alvaro Morata flopped at Chelsea last season following his move to the club from Real Madrid . And the club now has less than a month for their new manager to make an impact before their Premier League opener away at Huddersfield on 11 August.

Sports Angelique Kerber seeks revenge against Serena Williams: 'I am coming back'
Author: 0 Angelique Kerber seeks revenge against Serena Williams: 'I am coming back'

Champion in 2015 and 2016 before missing previous year while pregnant, Williams' victory extended her winning streak on the famous London grass to 20 matches. The two Duchesses will attend the Ladies' Singles Final on Saturday, their first official royal appearance together without William and Harry. "Top of the heap, " Evert said.

Sports PGA: 3M Open Set For Fourth Of July Week In 2019
Author: 0 PGA: 3M Open Set For Fourth Of July Week In 2019

The new schedule, which starts October 4 with the Safeway Open, concludes August 25, 2019 with the Tour Championship. Canadian Pacific has extended its sponsorship of the CP Women's Open golf tournament for another five years. The Mexico Championship will move to the end of the West Coast Swing, giving Florida four straight tournaments in March. Coinciding with the PGA Championship's first May dates since 1949 will be its debut at Bethpage Black on New York's Long Island.

Sports Serena drops first set but zooms into semis
Author: 0 Serena drops first set but zooms into semis

She roared back to win the final two sets 6-3 and 6-4. "I knew after the first set, "all right, let's go three sets". Men's quarterfinals: Kevin Anderson beat Roger Federer 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11; John Isner beat Milos Raonic 6-7 (5), 7-6 (7), 6-4, 6-3; Novak Djokovic beat Kei Nishikori 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2; Rafael Nadal beat Juan Martin del Potro 7-5, 6-7 (7), 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Sports Why artist has been forced to remove LeBron mural
Author: 0 Why artist has been forced to remove LeBron mural

Online debate over who the better player between LeBron and Kobe was engulfed basketball fans for years and has only increased since the former's signing with the Lakers . One person even offered fans $300 to alter the mural. Never says the reactions to his mural were mixed, overall. "Some guy did it and posted video of him doing it and responded to the guy and said 'Pay me".

Sports Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius is back… and with another howler
Author: 0 Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius is back… and with another howler

We can not change that. This was too much to handle for Ben Tollitt, a Tranmere player and Liverpool supporter, who shouted: "you're f****** s***" as he went to celebrate with his teammates. That's our part of the deal. Two brilliant footballers make this mistake, which one was the bigger? 'I've seen this situation at least 500 times in my life [when the ball] hits the chest [of a goalkeeper].

Sports Anderson beats Isner in longest semi-final in history
Author: 0 Anderson beats Isner in longest semi-final in history

They combined for 102 aces: 53 by Isner, 49 by Anderson. Isner, who said Wimbledon had become "a house of horrors" for him since his 2010 match, had been trying to become the first American to reach the finals since Andy Roddick in 2009.

Sports Target Field Will Suspend Sale of Papa John’s Pizza
Author: 0 Target Field Will Suspend Sale of Papa John’s Pizza

McConnell, an avid Louisville football fan, said "there's no place for racism in this country". The University of Kentucky will no longer recognize John Schnatter in any way, President Eli Capilouto said Friday. The Mariners joined a growing list of Major League Baseball teams to suspend their promotions for discounted pizzas at Papa John's following a use of a racial slur by the founder, John Schnatter .

Sports Isaiah Thomas Agrees To One-Year Minimum Deal With Nuggets
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas Agrees To One-Year Minimum Deal With Nuggets

Last July, Thomas famously told CSN New England that he expected the Celtics to "bring the Brinks truck out." After opening his National Basketball Association career with the Sacramento Kings in 2011-12 and subsequently playing for the Phoenix Suns, Thomas exploded into stardom with the Boston Celtics.

Sports Djokovic into Wimbledon semis like a man on a mission
Author: 0 Djokovic into Wimbledon semis like a man on a mission

But the three-time champion here turned the tables on Nishikori, holding his serve and then breaking in the next game to start a run of four successive games which allowed him to take the third set 6-2. "Post-match I heard that the organisers were planning to cancel my match if Monfils and Anderson went to a fifth". After seeing off big servers Kyle Edmund and Karen Khachanov , he faced Nishikori, who had recovered from his own serious injury to hit peak form in reaching his first ...

Author: 0 Riyad Mahrez: I want to win the Champions League with Manchester City

The 27-year-old Algerian worldwide forward had wanted to move to the champions in January but City baulked at the £80 million fee Leicester demanded at the time. "I think he will do very well and the thought of Leroy Sane on wing and Riyad Mahrez on the other is very exciting - he will give Pep Guardiola more options in attack and it will be interesting to see the various attacking combinations City can use.

Sports Trump’s very AWKWARD meeting: May forced to discuss president’s Brexit-bashing interview
Author: 0 Trump’s very AWKWARD meeting: May forced to discuss president’s Brexit-bashing interview

It is not considered appropriate to call the Queen by her first name - a gaffe that Nelson Mandela made in 2014 - and it is never okay for people to use her nickname Lilibet, which is reserved exclusively for very close family members. President Donald Trump will get the red-carpet treatment on his brief visit to Britain beginning today: military bands at a gala dinner, lunch with the prime minister at her country residence and tea with the queen at Windsor Castle before flying off to one ...

Sports Real to lodge £150m offer for Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Real to lodge £150m offer for Eden Hazard

In terms of skill, Hazard is easily one of the best players in the world at the moment and would represent a typical Galactico signing, should Madrid successfully lure him out of England and the Premier League . Last season, Hazard said that he meant to wait to see who the Blues will bring in before deciding whether to sign a long-term contract extension. Sport also claim that the Belgian would not demand an astronomical wage and would instead be happy with performance-based incentives in ...

Sports Nestor Pitana to take charge of France vs Croatia
Author: 0 Nestor Pitana to take charge of France vs Croatia

We've done it with our host broadcast services", he was quoted as saying by the BBC. Anti-discrimination group Fare Network says sexism has been the biggest problem of the World Cup . The Croatia national team is preparing for the historic semi-final of the World Cup tonight against England - and while everyone rightly believes that Zlatko Dalić's side could be in the final against France on July 15th, there is extra motivation for Luka Modrić & Co.

Sports West Ham sign former Arsenal midfielder Wilshere on three-year deal
Author: 0 West Ham sign former Arsenal midfielder Wilshere on three-year deal

The midfielder grew up supporting West Ham and while it would have presumably been a hard decision to end his 17-year association with Arsenal, moving on is what's best for his playing career. "He makes me think of Mbappe because I played him at 17 years of age as he was an exceptional talent". He becomes the latest recruit in what looks set to be a significant summer of investment for West Ham and new manager Manuel Pellegrini.

Sports Anderson v Isner: Battle of the giants
Author: 0 Anderson v Isner: Battle of the giants

Del Potro was thrashed by the Spaniard in the French Open semi-final last month but feels his game matches up better against the world number one on grass despite losing their only two meetings on the surface. Germany's Julia Goerges apologised after beating close friend Kiki Bertens to progress to the first semi-final of her career at Wimbledon . He's always like a big war for me.

Sports Arsenal Complete Signing of Teenage Lorient Midfielder Matteo Guendouzi on Long-Term Deal
Author: 0 Arsenal Complete Signing of Teenage Lorient Midfielder Matteo Guendouzi on Long-Term Deal

Guendouzi, a France U20 global, said that Arsenal is his dream club, one that he wanted to play for since childhood. "Normally we are thinking about the young players, the possibility to stay with us or go on loan to another team". The Portuguese may well be moving to the Premier League, as he is looking to leave after a lack of first team appearances and describing his time at Barcelona as "hell" (via the Express ).

Sports Bucs Usually Quiet in Supplemental Draft
Author: 0 Bucs Usually Quiet in Supplemental Draft

In most years, it's a rare occurrence to see a player taken in the Supplemental Draft. Most teams don't use very high picks on players due to the nature of these players' availability typically coming from some type of off-field issue. The other two players available are less likely to be drafted Wednesday: Grand Valley State running back Marty Carter and Oregon State linebacker Bright Ugwoegbu.

Sports Door not closed on my T20 career, says Root
Author: 0 Door not closed on my T20 career, says Root

For Root, this series holds prime personal importance. He was dropped subsequently for the Bristol game but continues to be a pivotal part of the ODI set up. England was nowhere in the picture as India were the most dominant team in the match by far. Add in the fact that, according to The Telegraph , Root has turned out in only 11 T20s in the past three years and played just eight worldwide T20Is in the past two, then that is simply not enough.

Sports Liverpool fans will be pleased by Dejan Lovren’s continued form
Author: 0 Liverpool fans will be pleased by Dejan Lovren’s continued form

The Liverpool centre-back played his part in keeping England striker Harry Kane quiet at Luzhniki Stadium as Zlatko Dalic's side bounced back from Kieran Trippier's fifth-minute opener to win 2-1 in extra time. And the Liverpool defender has praised Croatian parents for "making good love" and giving the small country several sports stars. Oblak has established himself as one of the world's very best goalkeepers during his four years with Atlético Madrid and the Slovenian global would ...

Sports Argentina's Nestor Pitana to referee World Cup final between France and Croatia
Author: 0 Argentina's Nestor Pitana to referee World Cup final between France and Croatia

Before the World Cup started I said I would give my home up to see Croatia become World Champions! "I don't think people realize that we did not even have a flag recognized before and our national anthem was not allowed, so hearing it and seeing our flag everywhere is huge for us", said Erica Zlomislic, who works at the Croatian Heritage Association.

Sports Mandzukic sends Croatia to first World Cup final
Author: 0 Mandzukic sends Croatia to first World Cup final

Having gone into extra time and penalties in their previous two games ahead of Wednesday's semi-final, Modric said there was an assumption that the Croatian team would be exhausted, giving England the advantage. Talk about the potential rule loophole started after Portugal's Jose Fonte strangely chose to stay in the field of play while the rest of his team celebrated Cristiano Ronaldo's equaliser against Spain off the pitch.

Sports Wimbledon 2018 -- Angelique Kerber advances to final
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2018 -- Angelique Kerber advances to final

Kerber has already made the semifinal of the Australian Open and the quarterfinal of the French Open this year. Williams, who over the years has introduced variety into her play, threw up a lob to set-up breakpoint, which she duly converted to take a 4-2 lead.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal defeats Juan Martin del Potro at Wimbledon

But Nadal was first to break in the deciding set and he built a 5-3 advantage with a looped forehand victor before confirming his final four place with a volley after four hours and 48 minutes. The deciding fifth set was a tight battle, but in the fifth game, Nadal got the solitary break to lead 3-2. There were no service breaks until the tenth game where Del Porto beat Nadal with a forehand victor to get the service break and set, 6-4.

Sports Steven Gerrard makes Lassana Coulibaly Rangers’ eighth signing
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard makes Lassana Coulibaly Rangers’ eighth signing

Umar Sadiq has signed a season-long loan deal with Rangers . The 21-year-old scored two Serie A goals for the Giallorossi in the 2015-16 season, before loan spells at Bologna and Torino . "I am very happy to be here". Coulibaly has made nine appearances for Mali . "We didn't talk that much about how the team or I would play it was all just Rangers , Rangers, and Rangers ".

Sports Raheem Sterling is one of England´s biggest threats -…
Author: 0 Raheem Sterling is one of England´s biggest threats -…

David Beckham defended Raheem Sterling after the Manchester City winger was criticised again on social media during England's 2-0 win over Sweden in the World Cup quarterfinals. For me, Vardy would have scored. Reports suggest Gareth Southgate is set to stick by Sterling and name an unchanged XI for Wednesday's semi-final against Croatia.

Sports Fernando Torres Completes Transfer To J-League Side Sagan Tosu
Author: 0 Fernando Torres Completes Transfer To J-League Side Sagan Tosu

It is Sagan Tosu who have won the race for his signature, though, with the 34-year-old revealing the J1 League to be his next destination at a promotional event on Tuesday morning. Torres finished his second spell at Atletico Madrid last season, playing 45 times in all competitions for his boyhood club. He scored 126 goals in 314 matches in an eight-year spell in English football including four years with Liverpool when he scored 81 times in only 142 games.

Sports Fabinho, Keita debut in Liverpool's friendly romp
Author: 0 Fabinho, Keita debut in Liverpool's friendly romp

So, from this point of view, from my side everything is fine. Following Saturday's game, manager Jurgen Klopp - who hasn't shown a lot of faith in the former Manchester City and Chelsea striker - claimed to be impressed with the player's performance.

Sports Croatians who have made their mark in England
Author: 0 Croatians who have made their mark in England

Dalic was only appointed as Croatia coach towards the end of their qualifying campaign, leading them to Russian Federation via a play-off win against Greece. They are confident and have a young team. Croatia entered the 30 minutes with a passionate drive inspired by the equalizer, enabling a strong offensive start.

Author: 0 Roger Federer Exits Wimbledon After a Nail-Biting Match Against Kevin Anderson

Anderson's comeback victory is only the second time Federer has lost at Wimbledon after leading by two sets, following a quarter-final defeat by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in 2011. Even when he managed to do that in the second game of the second set, Federer recovered to break back and take it to a tiebreak, which the No. 1 seed won.

Sports Roger Federer loses five-set match to Kevin Anderson
Author: 0 Roger Federer loses five-set match to Kevin Anderson

File: Switzerland's Roger Federer returns against South Africa's Kevin Anderson during their men's singles quarter-finals match on the ninth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon , southwest London.

Sports Celebrities say England team did country proud after semi-final defeat
Author: 0 Celebrities say England team did country proud after semi-final defeat

However, the biggest concern looking ahead to Sunday's game is bound to be fatigue, with Croatia having also required extra time and penalties to come through ties against Denmark and hosts Russian Federation in the past two weeks. The Three Lions' journey to the penultimate stage of the tournament has seen victories over Panama and Tunisia in Group G, as well as wins over Colombia and Sweden in the knockout stages.

Sports Paris to install giant screen at Eiffel Tower for World Cup final
Author: 0 Paris to install giant screen at Eiffel Tower for World Cup final

He has been as electric of a player as you'll find in this World Cup , having scored two goals in this tournament. So get your kippers and slippers prepped, do your morning (or evening) calisthenics now, and for heaven sakes ring Mum, otherwise you just know she'll ring you during the match.

Sports Russell Knox Back Inside OWGR Top 50 After Irish Open Win
Author: 0 Russell Knox Back Inside OWGR Top 50 After Irish Open Win

Fox went ahead with a birdie at the 17th, but Knox drained an fantastic 40-footer on the 18th play-off after Fox missed from within 10 feet for an outright victory in regulation play. "I am thrilled to go back to Scotland for two weeks where I grew up", he said. "I hit the shots I wanted to down the stretch". Fox shot 68 to Knox's 66, with Jorge Campillo going round in 65 to finish one off the pace at 13 under.