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Aaron Finch batting onslaught helps break Williamson, Guptill T20 world record
- July 03, 2018

Australia´s Aaron Finch smashed his own record for the highest individual score in a Twenty20 worldwide on Tuesday, blasting 172 off 76 balls in a tri-series match against Zimbabwe in Harare . Aaron Finch breaks his own record for the highest score ever in T20 global cricket. The previous day Australia roared back into form with a nine-wicket win over Pakistan , having lost all six limited overs matches on their horror tour of England without banned stars Steve Smith and David Warner and ... (more...)
Back: Cristiano Ronaldo the judge: Back: Cristiano Ronaldo the judge: "Why didn’t you give me a penalty?"
- July 03, 2018

But the draw didn't last long. "That was an incredible play, they have never scored like that before", the 63-year-old said, ruefully. "But I do feel that the second half was very good from us in terms of desire and our determination to score". (more...)
Serena Williams Speaks Out About Unfair Drug Testing
- July 03, 2018

However, Rus finally sent a shot into the net to give Williams a winning return to the All England Club. Williams shared a photo of Olympia Alexis sitting on the court at Wimbledon during her training, writing, 'Go Mummy!' Williams said she had asked USADA for an explanation as to why she was being tested so regularly. (more...)
Belgium boss eager to face Brazil as underdogs at World Cup Belgium boss eager to face Brazil as underdogs at World Cup
- July 03, 2018

With Belgium two goals down, Vertonghen netted a looping header from an acute angle to get his side back into the game. As a prolific header of a ball myself that was a fluke goal by Vertonghen looking to head it back across goal! They were the first side to recover from a two-goal deficit to win a World Cup knockout match since Germany beat England 3-2 after extra time in Mexico in 1970. (more...)
Fifa Fines Russia For 'Discriminatory Banner' Fifa Fines Russia For 'Discriminatory Banner'
- July 03, 2018

A man is seen next to the FIFA World Cup banner in Saint Petersburg Stadium, St. Petersburg, Russia. Federation Internationale de Football Association said the banner included the number 88, a code used by neo-Nazis for "Heil Hitler". Amrabat was deemed to have directed an obscene comment about FIFA's new video assistant referee (VAR) technology at a television camera minutes after the game ended. (more...)
Thai boys 'could be in cave for months' Thai boys 'could be in cave for months'
- July 03, 2018

The astonishing rescue sparked jubilation across the country after the country mounted a massive and gruelling operation beset by heavy downpours and fast-moving floodwaters. Narongsak said officials had met and agreed on the need to "ensure 100 per cent safety for the boys when we bring them out". Anmar Mirza , a leading American cave rescue expert, said many challenges remain for the rescuers. (more...)
Spain have no regrets over sacking Julen Lopetegui on eve of tournament Spain have no regrets over sacking Julen Lopetegui on eve of tournament
- July 03, 2018

Fernando Hierro refused to "point the finger" or "lay the blame at the feet of others" after Spain's stunning World Cup exit, instead accepting full responsibility for their defeat to Russian Federation. Sergei Galunenko, 51, a construction worker, went further: "This is the birth of our national team, that's what this victory means for us". In addition to scoring the World Cup's winning goal in 2010, Iniesta had also been key for Spain when it won the 2008 and 2012 European ... (more...)
Argentina defeat marks end of an era for two-time champs Argentina defeat marks end of an era for two-time champs
- July 03, 2018

We don't need to describe him. Argentina's elimination in the round of 16 at the hands of France spells the end for numerous side's players. "On a personal level it is a great frustration", Sampaoli said . And now, there is every chance that this World Cup might see someone catapult to that rung of greatness to which Messi and Ronaldo don't belong. Conspiracy theorists or hard realists aside on whether Vladimir Putin made a call or two to ensure that favorable call, the fact is ... (more...)
Roger Federer walks out at Wimbledon in Uniqlo shirt, not Nike Roger Federer walks out at Wimbledon in Uniqlo shirt, not Nike
- July 03, 2018

Federer will immediately become the face of Uniqlo. And on Monday Federer appeared on Centre Court wearing a brand new Uniqlo strip, thus ending his 10-year partnership with Nike which was said to have been worth $10m (about €8.6m) a year. (more...)
Re-signing Paul George was one pricey proposition for the Thunder (Sportsnaut) Re-signing Paul George was one pricey proposition for the Thunder (Sportsnaut)
- July 03, 2018

The four-year, $137 deal he signed would keep him in Oklahoma City for awhile, which is why it surprised many fans and analysts. George's return, considered a huge long shot when the Thunder acquired him from the Indiana Pacers this time a year ago, creates what can safely be categorized as good problems for Oklahoma City. (more...)
Kevin Durant could take less money to help the Warriors...again Kevin Durant could take less money to help the Warriors...again
- July 03, 2018

Paul announced on Twitter that he has "Unfinished Business" in Houston, which took Golden State to seven games in the Western Conference finals. With the Rockets knocking on the championship door and the Lakers seemingly within reach of a LeBron-led super team, this National Basketball Association summer was supposed to be about closing the gap between the Warriors and the few teams in a position to actually threaten them. (more...)
NBA Finals odds: Lakers move way up with addition of LeBron NBA Finals odds: Lakers move way up with addition of LeBron
- July 03, 2018

Fans in OH, meanwhile, are looking to move forward: James' jersey sales have plunged by 40 percent in the Cavs' team shop at Quicken Loans Arena. James, had he chose to stay, could have inked a five-year, $207 million deal with the Cavs. (more...)
Many challenges ahead for Thai rescuers Many challenges ahead for Thai rescuers
- July 03, 2018

One of them asks what day it is, and the rescuer responds, "Monday". 'However we are members of the BCRC and as they do not have a facebook page so we will be sure to pass along all your thanks and good wishes!' One of the group can be heard saying he is very happy, while the British voice replies: "We are happy too". (more...)
Major League Soccer Player Collin Martin Comes Out As Gay Major League Soccer Player Collin Martin Comes Out As Gay
- July 03, 2018

Martin said he has received nothing but kindness and acceptance from the league, making his decision to come out publicly much easier. As we celebrate Pride night , I want to thank my teammates for their unconditional support for who I am. (more...)
Andres Iniesta retires from worldwide football after Spain exit
- July 03, 2018

Perennial underachievers on the worldwide stage, Spain rid themselves of that tag during a glorious cycle between 2008 and 2012 when they won back-to-back European Championships and a first World Cup . Iniesta, who made his debut in 2006, also helped Spain win the European Championship in 2008 and 2012. Spain was more urgent in extra time after being too passive for 90 minutes. (more...)
Kohli: 'England will find India tougher than the Aussies' Kohli: 'England will find India tougher than the Aussies'
- July 03, 2018

We had 9 picked up in the auction and eventually 12 going with replacement players, which is the most we've ever had. It was the first time since February that a full-strength Indian team took the field and they did well to brush off any rust with most of the limited-overs' players having enjoyed time off since the end of 2018 IPL. (more...)
Neymar: Real Madrid reportedly table 310m-euro bid for PSG star Neymar: Real Madrid reportedly table 310m-euro bid for PSG star
- July 03, 2018

Since then, rumours have repeatedly surfaced that Neymar fancies a return to La Liga, only this time with Barca's great El Clasico rivals. TVE , via AS, reported that Real are preparing to hand the player a remarkable seven-year contract worth €45m a season, but the club have come out to deny the claims in a freakish turn of events. (more...)
David Warner dismisses talks of rift with Steve Smith David Warner dismisses talks of rift with Steve Smith
- July 03, 2018

It was an act which led to a widespread condemnation and also saw captain Steve Smith and deputy David Warner receive 12-month suspensions for their respective involvement. "I'm not going to lie, it's been a hard time in my life, there's no doubt about that. But I've accepted my punishment, I've accepted what I've gone through and I'm moving forward and part of my rehab is playing cricket as well and that's what I love doing". (more...)
Tiger Woods hails positive putting progress ahead of The Open Tiger Woods hails positive putting progress ahead of The Open
- July 03, 2018

His tie for fourth at TPC Potomac in Maryland - which earned Woods more than $300,000 - was his second-best finish of the season, behind only his tie for second at the Valspar Championship in March. Molinari has amassed almost $30 million in prize money with six career victories, following wins at the WGC HSBC Champions in 2010 and two wins at the Italian Open a decade apart in 2006 and 2016. (more...)
Serena Williams speaks out on Roger Federer's decision to leave Nike
- July 03, 2018

Reports earlier this month suggested that the 36-year-old was preparing to end his career-long association with Nike in favour of a ten-year deal with Uniqlo after seeing his deal with the United States sportswear brand expire in March. During his partnership with Nike Federer created the iconic "RF" logo, which is owned by the brand. The deal also has a clause that says the Federer will continue to get the money even if he doesn't play. (more...)
Lakers Sign Rondo, Lose Randle In Flurry Of Free Agency Moves Lakers Sign Rondo, Lose Randle In Flurry Of Free Agency Moves
- July 03, 2018

Randle will now become an unrestricted free agent. The Lakers are jostling their roster, also reportedly renouncing the rights to forward Julius Randle , making him a free agent. LeBron James announced Sunday he was leaving the Cavaliers and signing a four-year, $154 million contract with the Lakers. A source told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne that James has been consulted on all the team's recent moves. (more...)
Francesco Molinari wins National in record fashion
- July 03, 2018

In a familiar scene that's played out on the weekends in three previous starts, especially on Sundays, Woods put himself onto the front page of the leaderboard only to start making silly and, at times, shocking mistakes. But that was before the PGA Tour recognized it as an official victory unless a PGA Tour member had won the tournament. I don't know. Is he going to win a major championship again? "It was just one of those things where I just needed a different look and I got it and putted ... (more...)
Nerlens Noel agrees to 2-year deal with Thunder Nerlens Noel agrees to 2-year deal with Thunder
- July 03, 2018

Noel joins former ex-UK players Patrick Patterson, Dakari Johnson and 2018 draftee Hamidou Diallo on the Oklahoma City roster as it now stands. Noel, 24, was the sixth overall pick by Philadelphia out of Kentucky in the 2013 NBA Draft, but fell out of favor in both Philadelphia and Dallas before landing in Oklahoma City. (more...)
Wayne Rooney says he is in America to create DC United legacy Wayne Rooney says he is in America to create DC United legacy
- July 02, 2018

The one-time captain dismissed as "unfair" questions about if he would be disappointed if England became world champions after the end of his worldwide career. We need to improve. "I'm excited and I can't wait to get started". 'Everton is the club I grew up supporting I was delighted and grateful to go back last summer but in football you never know whats round the corner, ' said Rooney. (more...)
Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee Bucks on cover for National Basketball Association 2K19 game Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee Bucks on cover for National Basketball Association 2K19 game
- July 02, 2018

The Milwaukee Bucks big was unveiled as the latest cover star for the long-running video game series, joining LeBron James as cover athletes for the National Basketball Association 2K series this year. The Bucks now operate an eSports team in the National Basketball Association 2K League, a competitive gaming circuit operated by Take-Two Interactive and the National Basketball Association. (more...)

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