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Tendulkar Ready to Help Federer Master the Straight Drive, But Conditions Apply

Tendulkar Ready to Help Federer Master the Straight Drive, But Conditions Apply So, too, is 19-year-old Denis Shapovalov of Canada. The top seed took a comfortable 6-0 7-5 6-4 victory against Adrian Mannarino in the fourth round. We are talking about I am in quarter-finals. He also moves like a journeyman heavyweight boxer so it was never going to work out for him unless he flattened out his game on both wings and tried to rush Nadal but he didn't have it in him. [Full Article...]

Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to semifinals

Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to semifinals An England football fan and his Croatian wife will be "sitting at opposite ends of the sofa" as their home nations clash in the World Cup semi-final. It was a good game against Belgium [in the quarter-finals]. ReutersEngland's Harry Kane will face off against Belgium's Romelu Lukaku in the World Cup final, according to Goldman Sachs. [Full Article...]

Thai cave rescue: Operation resumes for remaining 9 who are trapped

Thai cave rescue: Operation resumes for remaining 9 who are trapped The boys, who are due to be taken to Chiang Rai hospital for further medical examination, are said to be in good health, with their condition described by officials as "not that bad". The Thai navy SEALS confirmed that four boys have left the cave. Twelve boys, ages 11-16, and their 25-year-old coach became stranded when they went exploring in the cave after a game, reports said. [Full Article...]

Croatia gives Russia penalty shootout heartbreak

Croatia gives Russia penalty shootout heartbreak Ivan Rakitic scored the winning penalty as Croatia returns to the semifinals for the first time since 1998. The decisive penalty once again fell to Rakitic, though, and he confidently rolled the ball into the bottom-left corner to keep Croatia's dreams of a first World Cup final alive. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo is preparing to announce the completion of a career in Portugal?

Ronaldo is preparing to announce the completion of a career in Portugal? Portugal's forward Bernardo Silva (R) vies for the ball with Uruguay's forward Edinson Cavani during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Uruguay and Portugal at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 30, 2018. [Full Article...]

Lovren feeling Liverpool spirit in Croatia's World Cup run

Lovren feeling Liverpool spirit in Croatia's World Cup run Yahoo Sports notes that Neymar might be the most-fouled player in the World Cup, but figures revealed on Thursday show just how much he is "milking every point of contact". The tournament's leading goal scorer Harry Kane give England the lead in the 57th minute from the penalty spot versus Columbia who equalised in added time to force another half-hour of play before losing 4-3 on penalties. [Full Article...]

Aaron Finch breaks his own worldwide Twenty20 batting record

Aaron Finch breaks his own worldwide Twenty20 batting record Finch followed two deliveries later to give Muzarabani the respectable figures of 2-38 off four overs. 1 - Finch might be dismissed in the last over via hit-wicket falling short of the all-time T20 record score but became the first Australian to be dismissed via hit-wicket in the T20I cricket. [Full Article...]

Japan loses to Belgium but wins hearts after cleaning up stadium

Japan loses to Belgium but wins hearts after cleaning up stadium In Belgium vs Japan match, the former appears to be the clear favourite. Martinez's men set up the mouthwatering clash after narrowly avoiding a disaster against Japan, with Nacer Chadli coming off the bench to secure a 3-2 victory. Few expected the Blue Samurai to get out of their group, not least because of the change at the top. The good sportsmanship is another example of how Japan - playe... [Full Article...]

'That's life' says Iniesta after Spain farewell ends in defeat

'That's life' says Iniesta after Spain farewell ends in defeat Russia's ultra-defensive approach worked against a risk-averse Spain team that completed more than 1,000 passes, but nearly none into the penalty area. The home crowd greeted the arrival of extra time as if they had won the World Cup but Spain , seeing several of their rivals dropping to the floor with cramp and exhaustion, were no doubt confident that the hosts would eventually crack if the... [Full Article...]

LeBron a Laker, but will wealth translate to titles?

LeBron a Laker, but will wealth translate to titles? Kawhi Leonard has followed George's example in demanding a trade and letting it be known that he intends on being a Los Angeles Laker , either this summer or the next when he is an unrestricted free agent. For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website . He flew to Los Angeles on Saturday, creating a frenzy without saying a word. Beyond that, the Thunder would likely have to tra... [Full Article...]

LeBron James to join Lakers for $154 million over 4 years

LeBron James to join Lakers for $154 million over 4 years We're talking about the next few years, as the Lakers have clearly put themselves in the business of winning a title, if not multiple titles, during LeBron's tenure. But remember, the Celtics were set up to play it both ways by that 2013 heist they pulled on the Brooklyn Nets. But James has been to eight straight National Basketball Association finals. [Full Article...]

Neymar gives Brazil a 1-0 lead against Mexico

Neymar gives Brazil a 1-0 lead against Mexico Brazil endured a frustrating opening 45 minutes as they head into the halftime break with the score level at 0-0 against Mexico in their round of 16 tie. Brazil finished fourth in the cup in 2014, but crashed out in the quarterfinals in 2006 and 2010. While Mexico's frenetic gusto generated some early chances as Brazil struggled. [Full Article...]

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert sends message of thanks to LeBron James

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert sends message of thanks to LeBron James Smith forgetting the score in Game 1 of the Finals, James is going to spend his first season in Los Angeles playing with the even more mercurial Lance Stephenson and perma-flake JaVale McGee . Can the Lakers beat the Golden State Warriors? They'll need to do that, as in the short-term a championship contender is not in place. He wrote his name into Cleveland folklore by delivering a first... [Full Article...]

Osorio promises Mexico will attack 'best in the world' Brazil

Osorio promises Mexico will attack 'best in the world' Brazil Focused and fearless, Mexico continued to trouble Brazil in the opening stages, with Fagner in particular struggling massively to cope with the threat down his side. The idea was to score quickly and then manage the rhythm of the game. Brazil picked up where they had left off after the restart, Coutinho testing Ochoa with a fierce drive after cutting in from the left. [Full Article...]

Gareth Southgate says England have 'brilliant opportunity' to end knockout hoodoo

Gareth Southgate says England have 'brilliant opportunity' to end knockout hoodoo It's one of the reasons why we did what we did [against Belgium], to give ourselves the best possible opportunity of doing that. "We mustn't lose sight of that". "I'm slightly concerned, because as a centre-half who took a lot of knocks to the head I'm not normally synonymous with being a fashion icon", he joked. [Full Article...]

England 0-1 Belgium: Januzaj goal hands Red Devils poisoned chalice

England 0-1 Belgium: Januzaj goal hands Red Devils poisoned chalice Belgium's win doesn't come without benefit - the team will matchup against Japan in its first match of the knockout round, while England will be facing off against Colombia , likely a more hard draw en route in the round of 16. "He is the captain and he knows he will be judged on how far we go as a team". Belgium created the better openings in a poor first half while England showed gre... [Full Article...]

Durant, Warriors agree to short-term deal

Durant, Warriors agree to short-term deal Durant was due to become a free agent at 12:01 a.m. ET on Sunday, as he declined a $26.2 million player option. Riding this train of thought into fantasy land, if Kevin Durant were to shock the world and consider other teams in free agency to make the Warriors mortal again, which spots would be the best free agency destinations for him? Weeks ago Durant made clear that his re-signing with the ... [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo's post-match comments were the epitome of class

Cristiano Ronaldo's post-match comments were the epitome of class The teams will face off at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday in Sochi, Russia, in the 2018 World Cup Round of 16. Ronaldo helped Portugal to glory at EURO 2016 in France but watched much of the final from the sidelines after suffering an injury. [Full Article...]

Germany coach Joachim Low ponders over future after defending champions' meek exit

Germany coach Joachim Low ponders over future after defending champions' meek exit Injury-time goals by Kim Young-won and Tottenham's Son Heung-min sentenced the reigning champions to a humiliating group stage exit for the first time in their history. Germany's team of superstars could only look on in shock in the final minutes of the match as U.S. referee Mark Geiger called for the video assistant referee to intervene after the unmarked Kim had bundled his shot past Germany 'k... [Full Article...]

Gareth Southgate defends resting England players for 'biggest game for a decade'

Gareth Southgate defends resting England players for 'biggest game for a decade' Dan Mullan/Getty ImagesBelgium took a 1-0 victory over England to win Group G at the World Cup , but the win sets the Belgian side up for a much more hard path to the final. But when you're a leader and a manager, you have to make decisions which are right for your group to achieve the primary objective. The Red Devils have won all three of their games in Russian Federation so far. [Full Article...]


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