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In the men's draw, fourth seed Alexander Zverev again failed to impress on the Grand Slam stage after running out of gas in a 7-6 (2) 4-6 5-7 6-3 6-0 loss to Latvian qualifier Ernests Gulbis. World number one and French Open champion Simona Halep was knocked out of Wimbledon on Saturday, losing to Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the third round as the All England Club seeds' carnage claimed another victim.
  • Family stages man's corpse with him playing video games at wake

    Family stages man's corpse with him playing video games at wake

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    Matthews' family says he loved the Boston Celtics and playing video games. He wore a Kyrie Irving Boston Celtics jersey, sunglasses and a pair of Irving's socks. The thought behind the funeral of Renard Matthews is nice, although it might not be the kind of funeral services you might be used to. On a side table next to him were his favorite snacks: Doritos, a box of Chocolate Chip Crunch, and a bottle of soda.
  • Fans of Belgium and France trash talk before big World Cup match

    Fans of Belgium and France trash talk before big World Cup match

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    All we can say is that for two of these four sides that answer will come sooner rather than later, as today (*producer jump zoom*): one of these nations is going home. Set plays", the former Porto and Real Madrid coach said. "We're going to the final, we're going to the final", scores chanted in one central Paris bar before breaking out into an impromptu rendition of the La Marseillaise national anthem.
  • BMC takes team time trial, Froome back in contention

    BMC takes team time trial, Froome back in contention

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    Sagan won the mostly flat 182.5-kilometer (113.4-mile) leg from Mouilleron-Saint-Germain to the department capital of La Roche-sur-Yon in 4 hours, 6 minutes, 37 seconds. Movistar could only manage 10th place on the day, 50 seconds off Sky's pace, which meant Froome is nearly back on level terms with Mikel Landa and Alejandro Valverde while Nairo Quintana drops even further back after his opening day woes.
  • Croatia Lands in Moscow Ahead of World Cup Showdown with England

    Croatia Lands in Moscow Ahead of World Cup Showdown with England

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    If there is no victor after 120 minutes the tie is decided on penalties. "We can see the fans enjoying it here and back home and so we have just got to try and keep it going". They already have won two and Wednesday will be the third. Coach Roberto Martinez (C) celebrates Belgium's opening goal against Brazil in the quarterfinals .
  • African players in France's World Cup team

    African players in France's World Cup team

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    The 2018 FIFA World Cup gave us some awesome action of football so far. "I would be proud to show Titi that he chose the wrong camp", Giroud said yesterday, referring to Henry by his nickname. "Thibaut is hard to beat and he has been very good at this World Cup ", he told a news conference on Sunday. "We never had doubts about him - you [media] doubted him", said the full-back.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo pens farewell letter to Real Madrid fans

    Cristiano Ronaldo pens farewell letter to Real Madrid fans

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    Sergio Ramos , Ronaldo's teammate for the entirety of his Real Madrid tenure, expressed similar thoughts on Twitter, writing "your goals, your numbers and everything we have won together speak for themselves". "However, I think the time has come to open a new stage in my life and that is why I have asked the club to agree to transfer me". The Portugal global added: "They have been an absolutely wonderful nine years".
  • Eden Hazard still 'dreaming' of Real Madrid

    Eden Hazard still 'dreaming' of Real Madrid

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    Speaking to beIN sports , the 27-year-old said: "I have said 100 times before I am happy at Chelsea , but we will see what happens". And even though he has missed out on the opportunity of playing under Zidane, Hazard admits the lure of playing for Real Madrid remains as strong as ever.
  • Wimbledon 2018 -- Roger Federer cruises into quarterfinals

    Wimbledon 2018 -- Roger Federer cruises into quarterfinals

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    Roger Federer has been placed as the firm favourite to lift a record ninth title, while many are hankering after a repeat of the 2008 final against Rafael Nadal . Elsewhere, Milos Raonic beat Mackenzie McDonald in four sets to reach the quarter-finals for the third year in a row. But that third-round fixture was a natural, with a three-time champion playing the British No 1.
  • Modric reveals Croatia biggest concern ahead of England clash

    Modric reveals Croatia biggest concern ahead of England clash

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    Of England's 11 goals in Russian Federation, only three have come from open play, proof of their prowess when it comes to dead-ball situations. "England have great players - they are a fantastic team", he added. The pair will battle again on Wednesday, and Alli has told The Guardian that he hopes to embarrass Modric again with another nutmeg on the worldwide stage this time - but his focus will be on attempting to help England reach the World Cup final.
  • England vs India: Rohit Sharma is pretty fond of his nickname

    England vs India: Rohit Sharma is pretty fond of his nickname

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    Not since the final Test of the 2013-14 Ashes series in Sydney has Root suffered such an indignity. "Every player goes through a period where you either find it tough or you're left out the side", he said. I wouldn't say Ben Stokes is an automatic pick but you will always be tempted to get him back in the side when he's fit'. Root has been struggling for form in the T20 game, making zero and nine in his previous two innings, but captain Eoin Morgan said he will back for the one-day game at ...
  • Russian Federation celebrates team's run despite World Cup exit

    Russian Federation celebrates team's run despite World Cup exit

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    The Russian soccer team celebrate with fans at the FIFA Fan Festival zone in central Moscow, Russia on Sunday. Tomorrow night sees the most important match in almost three decades for the English football team.but the nation's Prime Minister won't be setting foot anywhere near Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
  • A guide to semi-finals

    A guide to semi-finals

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    Maybe Belgium will have a trick up their sleeves against their European rivals? France attacker Kylian Mbappe will be fit to take his place in the starting XI for his country when they tackle Belgium in Tuesday's World Cup semi-final, despite missing Monday's training session.
  • Rockets reportedly 'determined' to sign Carmelo Anthony

    Rockets reportedly 'determined' to sign Carmelo Anthony

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    Despite a poor year in Oklahoma City, during which the four-time Olympic gold medallist nearly became unplayable during the Thunder's miserable first-round playoff loss to the Utah Jazz, there are no shortage of teams reportedly interested in acquiring him.
  • Federer advances to 16th Wimbledon quarter-final

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    BST (11 a.m. ET) in Moscow, the All England Club is facing pressure to reschedule the Championship match to accommodate, particularly if England wins its semifinal against Croatia Wednesday and reaches its first final since 1966. The 12th-seeded Ostapenko was aggressive throughout, hitting 28 winners - 13 coming off her backhand. The Japanese player has already lost twice to the former world number one this year - on clay in Madrid and Rome.
  • Playing for Real Madrid is everyone's dream, says Hazard

    Playing for Real Madrid is everyone's dream, says Hazard

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    The Real Madrid president is ready to make a straight swap between the players this summer, and utilise the interest the Red Devils have shown in the Welsh International for the past few summers. he has it all". He then scored the victor against Morocco, but after only managing a draw with Iran the 33-year-old's team dropped to second in the group, and he missed a penalty in that game.