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Tomic bombs out of Wimbledon qualifying Tomic bombs out of Wimbledon qualifying
- July 01, 2018

The 25-year-old victor of three career singles titles made the quarter-finals at the All England Club as a teenager in 2011. But seven years on and the fallout continues from his 2017 meltdown. Tomic also failed to qualify for this year's Australian Open but did make the main draw at Roland Garros, losing in the first round of the French Open. (more...)
Serena Williams says it’s unfair she’s drug-tested more
- July 01, 2018

He also joked that Serena's superpowers had been taken up a notch since she became a mother.saying 'I'm never going to play tennis with her'. And if I'm not there, then they just leave. Williams laughed and said, "Isn't it?" She said she kept reading articles and articles that said women usually lose weight or get thin while breast-feeding, which is what fed into her frustration. (more...)
South Korea's Park grabs early lead at LPGA Championship South Korea's Park grabs early lead at LPGA Championship
- July 01, 2018

The victor previous year at Olympia Fields, Kang fought through a stomachache after she couldn't resist the chocolate chip waffles at breakfast. But a change of putter brought a change of fortunes for the 2017 US Women's Open champion, as she put herself in contention for another major by registering birdies on three of the four par fives in her bogey-free round. (more...)
Chris Froome told he can not compete in Tour de France Chris Froome told he can not compete in Tour de France
- July 01, 2018

Froome is permitted to continue racing while awaiting the results of the ongoing investigation and has already vowed to compete in this year's Tour. He has faced criticism from some fellow and former riders, suggesting he should step aside from competing while the case remains unresolved. (more...)
Fit-again Ben Stokes back in England ODI squad against India Fit-again Ben Stokes back in England ODI squad against India
- July 01, 2018

If Stokes is deemed fully fit for Durham, he could also play in the third global Twenty20 against India on July 8. He was also not picked for the three-match T20 global against India in order to give him full time to recuperate. "I can't believe anybody else in our set-up would argue against that". "There will be times when he is the outstanding player in a T20 game and gets us over the line". (more...)
Cincinnati 5-star OT Paris Johnson Jr Cincinnati 5-star OT Paris Johnson Jr
- July 01, 2018

Paris Johnson, a five-star recruit offensive tackle recruit, announced that he has committed to Ohio State. One of the top recruits in the 2020 recruiting class has arrived at his decision. "I felt like the opportunity to go to Ohio State and represent my state and play for an opportunity to win a National Championship while wearing the O on my jersey is something bigger", Johnson told 247Sports . (more...)
ENG vs IND: BCCI announces Jasprit Bumrah’s replacement for T20I series ENG vs IND: BCCI announces Jasprit Bumrah’s replacement for T20I series
- July 01, 2018

While attempting a return catch in his last over of the first T20I against Ireland, Bumrah was present at India's optional training session but he didn't opt to train. More than Sundar, it will be Bumrah's absence that will be a headache for skipper Virat Kohli as he is the strike bowler for the team in the shorter formats. (more...)
Egypt's Salah greets fans who turned up at his doorstep Egypt's Salah greets fans who turned up at his doorstep
- July 01, 2018

Fans reacted to the Facebook leak as one would have imagined they might, thronging to Salah's address without a care for their hero's privacy, but the Liverpool and Egypt star was unfazed by the crowds outside his property. Salah has returned to Egypt after his World Cup came to an end this week. Rather than accuse him of a lack of patriotism, many Egyptians instead supported him, sending out thousands of tweets and posts on social media. (more...)
Mexican fans thank South Korea for progressing in World Cup Mexican fans thank South Korea for progressing in World Cup
- July 01, 2018

It clearly wasn't supposed to happen this early to a four-time victor and four-time runner-up. The 58-year-old, who took over in 2006 and recently signed a contract extension to 2022, accepted responsibility for the fiasco but it remains to be seen whether he will oversee the overhaul or make way for a successor. (more...)
Paul George Reportedly Opting Out of Thunder Contract But May Stick Around Paul George Reportedly Opting Out of Thunder Contract But May Stick Around
- July 01, 2018

Keeping Grant on a $9 million annual salary could cost the Thunder an additional $40 million in luxury tax. Thunder star guard Russell Westbrook reportedly threw a party Saturday night in Oklahoma City, perhaps not coincidentally the same night potential free agent swingman Paul George was coming to town. (more...)
Trevor Ariza agrees to 1-year, $15M deal with Suns
- July 01, 2018

The 33-year-old forward was rumored to be looking for a deal in the four-year, $50 to $60 million range, but it would appear he is going to sign a short term contract with the Suns. James Harden, Chris Paul, Clint Capela, Mike D'Antoni and even P.J. Tucker received more accolades during the Houston Rockets' 2018 playoff run than Trevor Ariza and, of course, those compliments were warranted. (more...)
Ryu takes 3-stroke lead in KPMG Women's PGA Ryu takes 3-stroke lead in KPMG Women's PGA
- July 01, 2018

Women's Open and Henderson captured the 2016 Women's PGA Championship. She followed that with a neat one on the par-4 No. 12, when her shot from the rough bounced off the stick and into the cup. Ryu, who won the second of her majors when she claimed the ANA Inspiration tournament past year, improved to 11 under after her five-under 67, which included four birdies on the way in. (more...)
Disgraced Australia captain Steve Smith begins comeback in Canada Disgraced Australia captain Steve Smith begins comeback in Canada
- July 01, 2018

The 29-year-old Australian, who apologised for the ball-tampering incident at a March news conference during which he broke down in tears, said the scandal was not on his mind during his first game back. "I was making awful decisions and I just felt terrible at the crease". Smith said he didn't feel his best on the pitch at the tiny Maple Leaf Cricket Club, north of Toronto, but was pleased to score some runs again. (more...)
White Ferns into tri-series final White Ferns into tri-series final
- July 01, 2018

Off-spinner Dani Hazell impressed with figures of 4-0-21-2 and Katie George took her maiden worldwide wicket but it was Shrubsole who took the acclaim, thanks in part to some fine catching. Sophie Devine top scored with 52 while Suzie Bates, playing her 100th T20 worldwide, was out for duck. This match will be the fourth match for both the teams England Women and New Zealand Women . (more...)
Guedioura sends message to new Nottingham Forest signing Soudani on Twitter Guedioura sends message to new Nottingham Forest signing Soudani on Twitter
- July 01, 2018

The 24-year-old England Under-21 worldwide is set to become a Forest player on a two-year deal on 1 July. Having impressed for the R's last term, Robinson was hopeful of securing a move to a Premier League club. Soudani, the sixth highest goalscorer in Algeria national team with 21 goals in 41 appearances, joins compatriot Adlene Guedioura at the City Ground. (more...)
Luka Modric hails "world class" Christian Eriksen ahead of last-16 tie
- July 01, 2018

Modric himself was full of praise for Eriksen, who filled the the attacking midfield void left at Tottenham Hotspur by the Croat after he joined Real Madrid . Eriksen ran further than any other player in the group stage, covering 36km in total. Croatia have not gone past the World Cup group stage since 1998, when they were semi-finalists in France and only edged out by the hosts. (more...)
From France: Manchester United make offer for Lyon forward Nabil Fekir From France: Manchester United make offer for Lyon forward Nabil Fekir
- July 01, 2018

Fekir is now in Russian Federation with his country national team as they prepare to battle Argentina in their round of 16 encounter at the Kazan Arena on Saturday, June 30. According to Le Progres , Manchester United have made an offer to Fekir and not to Lyon as they look to gauge the player's interest in a move before making a firm approach to the Ligue 1 club. (more...)
Clippers' DeAndre Jordan Considering Opt-In To Facilitate Trade Clippers' DeAndre Jordan Considering Opt-In To Facilitate Trade
- July 01, 2018

The Clippers granted permission to Jordan to explore trade scenarios with other teams as he considers whether to opt into the final season of his deal. The Clippers went 42-40 to finish 10th in the Western Conference last season. A couple of teams that could use Jordan but are not likely to acquire him are the Cleveland Cavaliers (if LeBron James stays) and the Portland Trail Blazers. (more...)
Stein: Paul George Stein: Paul George "Strongly Considering" Signing Multi-Year Deal With OKC
- July 01, 2018

But it was clear the organization liked Grant and preferred to have him on board. Oklahoma City's big gamble last offseason appears to have paid off. Are the Thunder contenders with George? George clearly enjoyed playing alongside superstar guard Russell Westbrook and decided that was going to be the best path for him. (more...)
Messi and Ronaldo depart World Cup as new star Mbappe shines Messi and Ronaldo depart World Cup as new star Mbappe shines
- July 01, 2018

Interestingly, his 23 shots in these matches without scoring are the second highest since 1966, behind Brazilian left-back Roberto Carlos, who had 29. Kylian Mbappe, 19, netted two goals in four second-half minutes to become the first teenager to score at least twice in a World Cup match since Pele in 1958. (more...)
Vince McMahon Expected To Spend $500 Million On XFL Revival Vince McMahon Expected To Spend $500 Million On XFL Revival
- July 01, 2018

Vince McMahon's announcement that the XFL will be back in 2020 piqued the curiosity of many people . Players who are in more demand stand to make more than the average, but players' and coaches' salaries stand to be the biggest cost for the league. (more...)
Oregon State baseball wins the College World Series Oregon State baseball wins the College World Series
- July 01, 2018

Abel, staked to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, won three games in Omaha, including both elimination games in the final series. The Arkansas Razorbacks' first College World Series championship will have to wait for another year. Arkansas (48-21) was shut out for the first time in 100 games. "There was probably still that "What if?' and disappointment. It's human nature", Razorbacks coach Dave Van Horn said about the emotional hangover". (more...)
Paul George on Free Agency: Paul George on Free Agency: "I Pictured Myself In A Lakers Jersey"
- July 01, 2018

Meanwhile, James's oldest son, LeBron James Jr., also has two summers to go before he enters high school, and the possible site of those formative years has become part of the free-agency conversation. With a healthy roster back, he would get a better feel for the team. The biggest catch would be James - who is already inclined to sign with LA as he owns two properties in the city. (more...)
LeBron James declines option, will become free agent LeBron James declines option, will become free agent
- July 01, 2018

The Lakers appear to be the frontrunners to acquire James, who is not seeking elaborate pitch meeting, according to a report earlier this week. Los Angeles has increased its win total by exactly nine games in each of the last two years. (more...)
Man United In Talks To Sign Stoke Keeper Grant Man United In Talks To Sign Stoke Keeper Grant
- July 01, 2018

Grant is understandably keen for this surprise move to go through and according to the Mirror , he hopes that Stoke will help the deal to progress by allowing him to leave for free, despite having one year left to run on his contract at the Bet365 Stadium. (more...)

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