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Anderson, Isner and Nishikori all reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time. Garbine Muguruza, Maria Sharapova , Simona Halep , Petra Kvitova, Venus Williams , Caroline Wozniacki and Sloane Stephens have all been eliminated already.
  • West Ham announce Jack Wilshere signing from Arsenal

    West Ham announce Jack Wilshere signing from Arsenal

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    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. He will fly out to Switzerland to meet his new manager and team-mates, who have already started their pre-season preparations ahead of the 2018/19 Premier League season .
  • And is now forecasting a Belgium-England final

    And is now forecasting a Belgium-England final

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    With the exception of Villarreal midfielder Denis Cheryshev and Club Brugge goalkeeper Vladimir Gabulov, all members of Russia's 23-man squad play in their struggling domestic league. Striker Romelu Lukaku has four goals and an assist in his four games and has drawn praise for his unselfish play. The first match sees France take on Belgium on Tuesday in what promises to be a thrilling encounter between two closely matched teams.
  • Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel wins the British Grand Prix

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel wins the British Grand Prix

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    This allowed Bottas to move into the lead of the race, with Hamilton sitting P3 behind Vettel ahead of the restart on Lap 38. We chose to go for the track position, it was the right call in my view, and we wouldn't have won the race otherwise in my opinion.
  • 'I kind of like Hitman a lot' - Rohit Sharma

    'I kind of like Hitman a lot' - Rohit Sharma

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    Danielle Wyatt, a star player of the England Women's Cricket Team, called Rohit Sharma " s performance against England "Very Good'. Not one, not two, but five superb catches, showed his exemplary level of fitness. Rahul fell as Jordan took a brilliant catch in the deep. "I knew once I'm there, I can make it up later". His seven Tests have only delivered only seven wickets so far and India will eager to get those numbers to start looking up over the course of the next few months, ...
  • Nadal ends seven-year wait to return to Wimbledon quarter-finals

    Nadal ends seven-year wait to return to Wimbledon quarter-finals

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    Nadal will face either Argentina's fifth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro or Frenchman Gilles Simon in the quarter-finals. Federer is yet to drop a set in Wimbledon this year. He rarely drops service and tends to win points on the first serve rather than wasting effort and going to a second. Jelena Ostapenko advanced to a second consecutive Wimbledon quarterfinal with a 7-6 (4), 6-0 victory over Aliaksandra Sasnovich.
  • 4 more boys brought out of flooded Thai cave

    4 more boys brought out of flooded Thai cave

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    On Monday, four more were rushed to a hospital. Monday's operations were reportedly suspended about 12.30am (NZ time), and are expected to resume later today. But officials decided "the risk of leaving them there was greater". A team of 90 expert divers - 40 from Thailand and 50 from overseas - have been involved in the intricate rescue operation.
  • Once top-10, qualifier Gulbis tops No. 4 Zverev at…

    Once top-10, qualifier Gulbis tops No. 4 Zverev at…

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    This is Gulbis' best performance at Wimbledon in 11 attempts and his win yesterday put him joint-second on the list of players with the most attempts before reaching the round of 16. Despite a string of wins on the ATP tour, including in Madrid and Munich this year, his form at the French Open and having reached the fourth round of Wimbledon last year, this latest defeat would seem to be a major setback.
  • France coach Deschamps: Giroud so critical to our system

    France coach Deschamps: Giroud so critical to our system

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    One would also think that French football still means a lot to him too - maybe not so much on Tuesday however. Deschamps made bold decisions to start Pavard on the right and Lucas Hernandez on the left. But Lloris appeared to be at his commanding best in the quarterfinal win over Uruguay, rushing off his line to push away a low cross and later making a superb low save.
  • Thai cave rescue: Four more boys pulled from flooded cave

    Thai cave rescue: Four more boys pulled from flooded cave

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    The rescue mission had called today "D-Day" because the water was at its lowest since the boys were discovered and heavy rains were forecast for later this week, giving them only four days to get all the boys out. Three ambulances carried the boys to safety, CNN reported. On Monday, four more were rushed to a hospital. That means the fifth boy's rescue took about just under six hours, or an hour less than the day before when the first four were brought out .
  • Croatia eject former worldwide over 'Glory to Ukraine' video

    Croatia eject former worldwide over 'Glory to Ukraine' video

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    Domagoj Vida says his pro-Ukraine comments in a social media video were not a "political message", with the Croatia defender having avoided a World Cup ban. But, in a statement released via the Croatian Football Federation, Vida has come out to clarify the video. Vukojević started to play football at Mladost Ždralovi and moved to NK Bjelovar before starting his professional career at Slaven Belupo in 2003.
  • Spain appoint former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique as new manager

    Spain appoint former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique as new manager

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    Hierro left his post as coach and subsequently resigned from his role as director of football as well, leaving RFEF president Luis Rubiales with significant planning to do. Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is to be named as the new Spain coach, according to widespread reports in the Spanish media on Monday. He scored 12 goals in 62 appearances for Spain, was a member of the squad that won gold at the 1992 Olympics and represented the national team at three World Cups as well as Euro ...
  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp breaks silence on Loris Karius’ blunders

    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp breaks silence on Loris Karius’ blunders

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    I said: 'OK, give me a few minutes, I have to fix a few things'. "I think Liverpool are very close, I think they are knocking on the door", Rangers boss Gerrard told Press Association Sport. "Karius, to be fair to him, was getting stronger and stronger as the season when on", said the 38-year-old Rangers manager. Steven Gerrard believes former club Liverpool are realistic Premier League title contenders going into the new season.
  • Roberto Martinez proud of Belgium World Cup 'heroes'

    Roberto Martinez proud of Belgium World Cup 'heroes'

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    Belgium has beaten Brazil 2-1 to reach the semifinals of the World Cup for just the second time. Manchester United striker Lukaku set up Belgium's second goal before half-time when his powerful run enabled Kevin De Bruyne to smash a finish into the corner.
  • McIlroy relishing Irish Open test

    McIlroy relishing Irish Open test

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    I was proud of myself just to get into the final group at the Masters this year. But I would have needed something pretty special to beat Patrick, anyway. "I've cut back from a few things off the golf course ", he said. "There's been a couple of times where I just haven't felt as prepared as I could have been walking on to the first tee on Thursday".