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Aaron Finch becomes first player in T20Is to reach 900-point mark Aaron Finch becomes first player in T20Is to reach 900-point mark
- July 11, 2018

He played no small role in Australia bouncing back from a spate of losses across formats in recent times, but it was still not enough for his team to win the title. Whilst the young guns continue to inspire their team to greater heights, one can not underestimate the calming influence that the likes of veterans such as Shoaib Malik bring to the fold. (more...)
England fans' hilarious memes moaning about work before semi-final England fans' hilarious memes moaning about work before semi-final
- July 11, 2018

The country is expected to grind to a halt on Wednesday night as millions of fans watch the match. "We're going into a semi-final but it just seems like it's the next step on the journey", Southgate said. "This is maybe a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity". It is the first time since 1998 that the nation of just over four million people have reached this stage, after they eliminated Russian Federation in a penalty shootout at the weekend. (more...)
Liverpool open talks with Stoke City over Xherdan Shaqiri Liverpool open talks with Stoke City over Xherdan Shaqiri
- July 11, 2018

There is a release clause in his contract - understood to be around £13m - and Liverpool are discussing the details on that with the club. Liverpool have been long-term admirers of Shaqiri and their interest has been public knowledge for some time know, but the club have finally officially opened talks with the Potters over a potential £13 million transfer. (more...)
Liverpool goalkeeper's nightmare 2018 season continues, back with another howler in friendly Liverpool goalkeeper's nightmare 2018 season continues, back with another howler in friendly
- July 11, 2018

Tranmere's official Twitter account initially posted a video of the howler but quickly took it down. Karius was at fault for two goals in Liverpool's 3-1 defeat by Real Madrid in the Champions League final, but it was later revealed he had concussion . (more...)
Thai PM thanks people involved in cave rescue Thai PM thanks people involved in cave rescue
- July 11, 2018

The Chaing Rai regional governor said he is unsure if they will be able to rescue the five remaining people in the cave in one mission. The Facebook announcement today signaled that the last four of the boys and the 25-year-old coach had been rescued Tuesday, joining the eight boys who had been delivered to safety Sunday and Monday. (more...)
Deschamps hails French character after semi-final win Deschamps hails French character after semi-final win
- July 11, 2018

Petersburg for the tournament, but their campaign has taken them to five different host cities. Kylian Mbappe said he never imagined - "not even in my wildest dreams" - that he could help France reach the World Cup final after Les Bleus saw off Belgium 1-0 on Tuesday. (more...)
13-Test Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad charged over positive test 13-Test Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad charged over positive test
- July 11, 2018

PCB will issue charge sheet today", the statement read . The PCB tweeted Shehzad "tested positive for a banned substance" on Tuesday. In fact, the report was received by PCB on Tuesday. He was also not part of the one-day global squad which will play a five-match series against Zimbabwe starting Friday. Shehzad has played 13 tests, 81 ODIs, and 57 Twenty20s for Pakistan, and has centuries in all three formats. (more...)
Serena Williams storms back to reach Wimbledon semifinals Serena Williams storms back to reach Wimbledon semifinals
- July 11, 2018

John Isner , Kevin Anderson and Milos Raonic also secured spots in the quarterfinals. I'm doing a lot of the right things. "No. Just to be clear, that was just today". In a tournament where the top 10 women's players have been eliminated, Giorgi hadn't faced a seeded player since her first-round win over No. 21 Anastasija Sevastova. (more...)
Kyle Walker: Raheem Sterling is a defender’s nightmare Kyle Walker: Raheem Sterling is a defender’s nightmare
- July 11, 2018

Sterling and co face Croatia on Wednesday evening, with the victor facing either France or Belgium in the final on Sunday in what is now an all-European affair, the third time this will have happened in four tournaments. "But we believe in our strengths, too". England survived a penalty shootout against Colombia in the last 16 whereas Croatia emerged through extra-time and spot-kicks against Denmark before going through the same ordeal again against Russian Federation in Saturday's ... (more...)
US PGA Championship to move from August to May in tour revamp US PGA Championship to move from August to May in tour revamp
- July 11, 2018

PGA Tour officials announced a new professional golf tournament is coming to Detroit in 2019. In the 2018-19 schedule, the FedEx St. Jude Invitational will follow the season's final major championship - The Open Championship - on the schedule and will be followed by the regular season's final event, the Wyndham Championship, before transitioning into the FedExCup Playoffs, which have been shortened to three events. (more...)
The top 5 RBs of 'Madden 19' The top 5 RBs of 'Madden 19'
- July 11, 2018

Emmanuel Sanders and Demaryius Thomas all earned the second-best rating on the team with an 88 overall. The New York Jets sit at the bottom of the barrel with a rating of 72, slightly behind the Arizona Cardinals and New York Giants. According to IGN , "two notable enhancements that EA Sports is promising for Madden 19 include upgrades to Connected Franchises and improved player animation, like a running back pushing the pile upfront and cutting better against the defense". (more...)
Ex-UCLA Star Billy Knight Found Dead At 39 After 'Goodbye' Video
- July 11, 2018

The cause of Knight's death will be determined by the Maricopa County Medical Examiner. In the video titled " Billy Knight "I am Sorry Lord", Knight talked to the camera, saying it was his "last message on Earth" and "I can't continue on". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo ends 9-year Madrid reign, joins Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo ends 9-year Madrid reign, joins Juventus
- July 11, 2018

Convincing PSG to sell one of those two will likely be as hard as convincing Chelsea to part with Hazard , but Les Parisiens' ongoing issues with financial fair play should give Real and advantage―and the Blues as well. But they are not the only ones with faith in one of the best players of all time, with Juventus' shares on the stock exchange spiking by nearly 40 per cent since rumours of Ronaldo's arrival first surfaced on June 28, and by 5.7 per cent on Tuesday alone. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo pens farewell letter to Real Madrid fans Cristiano Ronaldo pens farewell letter to Real Madrid fans
- July 11, 2018

Upon confirmation of the move, Ronaldo declared his gratitude for nine "wonderful" years with Real while further clarifying his motives behind leaving the club. The madridists will always remember you. Portugal's Last 16 defeat to Uruguay was Cristiano Ronaldo's 38th game in World Cups/European Championships - no player has played in more across the two competitions (level with Bastia Schweinsteiger). (more...)
LeBron James called Kyrie Irving soft over injury in 2015 playoffs LeBron James called Kyrie Irving soft over injury in 2015 playoffs
- July 11, 2018

But Korver and George Hill have contracts that aren't fully guaranteed past this season, and prior to acquiring Hill the Cavaliers reportedly inquired about a buyout in advance of the possibility James would leave in free agency. Korver was one of LeBron's most important sidekicks last season, using his off-ball gravity to open up space while drilling three-pointers at a 43.6 percent clip. (more...)
Henry's World Cup experience the 'missing piece' for Belgium Henry's World Cup experience the 'missing piece' for Belgium
- July 11, 2018

Henry joined Martinez's staff in 2016 and the Spaniard explained how his experience of pressure moments at the business end of tournaments offered something other members of the former Everton manager's staff could not. Martinez wanted Henry to develop a winning mentality, and draw more out of Belgium's forwards. Last time out, he moved into a wider right-sided role but was no less influential, powering forward to set up Kevin De Bruyne's magical strike against Brazil, that proved to be the ... (more...)
‘Thank you my 'Cousin' Umtiti!’ - Kenya reacts as France sends Belgium out ‘Thank you my 'Cousin' Umtiti!’ - Kenya reacts as France sends Belgium out
- July 11, 2018

Having gained the lead, France showed the defensive nous to nullify the threat from Belgium's Eden Hazard and Kevin de Bruyne , closing out the game for a win that sent them to their second straight major tournament final, following their loss to Portugal in Euro 2016. (more...)
Police warn England World Cup revellers after weekend's ‘shocking behaviour’ Police warn England World Cup revellers after weekend's ‘shocking behaviour’
- July 11, 2018

The Spurs right-back has been one of the key men in the squad as Gareth Southgate's side have reached the World Cup semi-final. Paul the psychic octopus famously predicted the outcome of several games at the 2010 World Cup. "We'll see if money talks". "We've worked hard on getting to know each other off the pitch and creating that togetherness and understanding with each other", added Stones. (more...)
Sen. Doug Jones vows 'independent review' of Trump's Supreme Court nominee Sen. Doug Jones vows 'independent review' of Trump's Supreme Court nominee
- July 11, 2018

Bush , he was the former president's staff secretary and worked for Bush during the 2000 Florida vote recount. The White House would love to have the Democrats' votes for confirmation. Robert Aderholt - the dean of Alabama congressmen in the lower chamber - urged the Senate to quickly confirm Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh's nomination has already sparked controversy among Democrats - Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer promised Monday evening to fight the nomination "with everything I have" ... (more...)
Croatia identify England danger man for semi-final Croatia identify England danger man for semi-final
- July 11, 2018

How they got there France made smooth work of beating Uruguay 2-0 in their quarter-final, with Raphael Varane and Antonie Griezmann the goalscorers. The two sides are evenly matched, so it's a hard one to call, but the Red Devils were perhaps a little fortunate to only concede one goal against Brazil, who spurned several promising opportunities and were controversially denied a penalty. (more...)
Follow the World Cup semifinal between France and Belgium Follow the World Cup semifinal between France and Belgium
- July 11, 2018

Belgian citizen Gregory Oleffe says Belgium is statistically a better team than France . "I take my hat off to my players and my staff". "It's been two years to try and understand these footballers, the human beings behind the footballers, and to try and get a group that shared the same ambition, not just to use the national team to improve their brand", Belgian manager Roberto Martinez said in a news conference, via Reuters . (more...)
Tour de France: Froome's team comes up short Tour de France: Froome's team comes up short
- July 11, 2018

The Briton had lost 51 seconds to some of his main rivals after a crash in the opening stage but his team's efforts against the clock around Cholet put him back in contention. "Today puts us right back in the game", said Porte. And though Sky missed out on victory - and a chance to put Geraint Thomas in the yellow jersey - Froome was able to eradicate the deficit to numerous other contenders. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus set to sign Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus set to sign Real Madrid forward
- July 11, 2018

Reports emerged previous year that Ronaldo was again upset with the club's President Florentino Perez over a pay dispute and was intent on leaving, although he stayed on to lead the club to a third successive Champions League triumph. Ronaldo , who is Madrid's all-time leading goalscorer with 450 to his name, has won two La Liga titles, two Copa del Reys and four Champions League crowns during his time with the club. (more...)
Riyad Mahrez signs for Man City? Leaked photo suggests Leicester done deal Riyad Mahrez signs for Man City? Leaked photo suggests Leicester done deal
- July 11, 2018

According to the Daily Mail , the Algerian worldwide is set for a medical at Manchester City between Sunday and Tuesday. Mahrez was the subject of four failed bids from Manchester City in the mid-season transfer window and, after a move to the Etihad did not materialise he missed training for over a week , with the Algeria worldwide forced to deny going AWOL . (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus: Bale wishes star luck Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus: Bale wishes star luck
- July 11, 2018

Spanish media outlet Marca , as quoted by The Sun , is reporting that Hazard could finally secure his dream move to Real Madrid in the 2018 summer transfer window. Whatever happens, Madrid must replace the goals Ronaldo has scored so consistently. I have thought a lot and I know that the moment has come for a new cycle. (more...)

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