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Cesc Fabregas pays tribute to Antonio Conte BEFORE Chelsea confirm sacking

Cesc Fabregas pays tribute to Antonio Conte BEFORE Chelsea confirm sacking Conte spent two seasons at the club. Jorginho was a deep-lying playmaker in Sarri's Napoli team that finished second in Serie A last season and played some of the best football in Europe. His first game in charge will be in the friendly with Perth Glory on July 23. Do you think this was the right decision by Chelsea? Chelsea is closing in on naming Maurizio Sarri as its new head ... [Full Article...]

Bryce Harper Completes Colossal Comeback to Win Home Run Derby

Bryce Harper Completes Colossal Comeback to Win Home Run Derby The contest serves as a warm-up attraction for Tuesday's 89th MLB All-Star Game , the first in the USA capital since 1969. A video of the complete ceremony is available online . It's because the hitter who goes last finishes as soon as he passes the hitter who went first in home runs (if, of course, he's able to, which Jesus Aguilar was not despite being the Derby's number-one seed). [Full Article...]

Mourinho says France star Pogba 'absolutely brilliant'

Mourinho says France star Pogba 'absolutely brilliant' De Gea and Matic were among 12 United players to compete at the 2018 World Cup , and they have all been given time off following this summer's tournament. Yet Mourinho said: "The pre-season is very bad". "But we have to try to make the best out of it and work with the players we have here". "So if Alexis is not working with us for another 15 to 20 days that will be bad". [Full Article...]

Cavs falls to Lakers in double-overtime summer league semifinal

Cavs falls to Lakers in double-overtime summer league semifinal It obviously remains to be seen how Sexton's performance in the Summer League will translate to the regular season, where he'll face stiffer competition. Six different Trail Blazers finished with double figures including All-NBA Summer League second-teamer Wade Baldwin IV with dropped 14 points, six assists and four rebounds. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo "very happy" as he's Officially Unveiled by Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo However, they have not won the Champions League since 1996, losing on their past five appearances in the final. "I'm a person who likes to think about the present", he said . Speaking at a news conference, the five-time Ballon d'Or victor insisted it was the challenge of performing for another European heavyweight that persuaded him to end nine years at the Santiago Bernabeu - a more attractive... [Full Article...]

Trump says he misspoke in Helsinki, expresses confidence in US intelligence

Reading from prepared remarks, Trump said he misspoke during the press conference when he said he didn't see any reason why Russian Federation would have been behind the meddling. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) wrote , "I never thought I would see the day when our American President would stand on the stage with the Russian President and place blame on the United States for Russian aggression". [Full Article...]

Antonio Conte releases full statement following Chelsea exit

Antonio Conte releases full statement following Chelsea exit In order to make sure he can communicate effectively at Chelsea , Sarri will immediately start taking English lessons at least once or twice a week while he prepares for the new season. Sarri will be the sixth Italian to manage Chelsea after Gianluca Vialli, Claudio Ranieri, Carlo Ancelotti , Roberto di Matteo and Conte, who left with a year still on his contract. [Full Article...]

French star Kylain Mbappé donates World Cup earnings to children's charity

French star Kylain Mbappé donates World Cup earnings to children's charity Before Croatia's first-ever World Cup final, Grabar-Kitarovic had an air of victory. France's victorious World Cup players will all be awarded the Legion of Honour, the office of President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday ahead of their evening visit to the Elysee Palace. [Full Article...]

The Trump-Putin statesman show soon turns knockabout

The Trump-Putin statesman show soon turns knockabout Speaking at press conference with Putin in Helsinki , Trump appeared to accept the Russian president's denial of interfering in the 2016 US presidential election. "If they had [evidence], it would have been out long ago", he said. "I want to know - where is the server and what is the server saying?" Mother Jones D.C Bureau Chief David Corn said "anyone who works for Trump is assisting a m... [Full Article...]

Unbelievable scenes as Ireland's Dan Martin wins Tour de France stage

Unbelievable scenes as Ireland's Dan Martin wins Tour de France stage The Dutch cyclist, who rides for Team Lotto NL-Jumbo, clocked almost six hours over the 231-kilometer (143.5-mile) trek from Fougeres, home to the best-preserved and largest medieval fortress in Europe, to Chartres, site of a vast cathedral known for its stained-glass windows. [Full Article...]

World Cup reaches conclusion with Russian Federation boosting its global standing

World Cup reaches conclusion with Russian Federation boosting its global standing We must have discussions with the Qataris and then if there is a possibility with the Fifa Council and stakeholders. Infantino has hailed Russian Federation 2018 as the best ever World Cup . But he then said Federation Internationale de Football Association has told its broadcast service to stop zooming in on "hot women" in the crowd and has been monitoring what the various national rights-hold... [Full Article...]

World Cup sees the right kind of drama

World Cup sees the right kind of drama France beat Belgium 1-0 on Tuesday to book their place in the Moscow showpiece against either Croatia or England , who meet on Wednesday night. "I've known Pogba for a long time". He can talk to players and give advice because people really listen to him " said Umtiti. "But Croatia's Ivan Rakitic and Luka Modric are pretty damn good, too". [Full Article...]

Jamie Carragher reacts to Hugo Lloris mistake in World Cup final

Jamie Carragher reacts to Hugo Lloris mistake in World Cup final Deschamps added: "I had a very young group, 14 of them were on a discovery journey in the World Cup". Croatia made the better start in Moscow and spent a large majority of the opening 15 minutes inside French territory without causing them any problems. [Full Article...]

Manny Pacquiao Dominates, Stops Lucas Matthysse to Win WBA Welterweight Title

Manny Pacquiao Dominates, Stops Lucas Matthysse to Win WBA Welterweight Title Matthysse, 35, had won 36 of his 44 fights by knockout going into the bout. "Pacquiao is a great fighter". We were not pushing hard, we controlled our pace and ourselves. He swiftly followed up with a barrage of powerful swinging punches that forced the referee to step in after 2min 38sec of round nine. You win some, you lose some, " he said. [Full Article...]

England Coach Gareth Southgate Says World Cup Was Wonderful Adventure

England Coach Gareth Southgate Says World Cup Was Wonderful Adventure He added: "We're here on the eve of a day when we have an opportunity to do something special and we will be dedicating, God willing, to everybody". Croatian-born Vladimir Simunovic is one of those fans. "There are three or four players who will not be in the next generation and can be easily replaced by other talents in the Premier League". France's defender Samuel Umtiti celebrates with team... [Full Article...]

Federer stunned in 5-set upset | Professional

Federer stunned in 5-set upset | Professional But he found himself in even more unfamiliar territory with an inspired Anderson's relentless, thudding serve eventually overpowering the 20-time grand slam victor. Raonic hit 31 aces to Isner's 25 but was broken three times, including the last game of the match. Top seed Federer had a match point in the 10th game of the third set but made a hash of a backhand and almost two hours later he trudg... [Full Article...]

Anderson's lefty shot takes him to Wimbledon final

Anderson's lefty shot takes him to Wimbledon final After a marathon five-set match, he won 7-6 6-7 6-7 6-4 26-24. After more than a year of trouble, Djokovic finally had surgery in February, then took a while to find his groove. The crowd knew it, the spectators knew and although Isner might not be willing to admit it, Anderson did. At the 11th hour, literally and figuratively, Djokovic grabbed his first set point, but hit long for 9-all, then got... [Full Article...]

Anderson sympathises with Isner after marathon clash

Anderson sympathises with Isner after marathon clash WIMBLEDON , England-When John Isner and Kevin Anderson walked on to Centre Court for their semifinal match on Friday, everyone knew they would play for hours. Anderson won the first set 7-6 (8/6) before Isner claimed the next two, 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (9/11) with the South African claiming the fourth 6-4 to level the semi-final. [Full Article...]

Word Cup 2018: Gareth Southgate admits loss will haunt him forever

Word Cup 2018: Gareth Southgate admits loss will haunt him forever FIFA has fined the Swedish and Croatian Football Associations 50,000 Swiss francs each for equipment breaches by some of their players. When I made a decision to play for Croatia I dreamed about everything... "That is why we want to win in St. Petersburg ", Meunier said, as quoted by the team's official Twitter account. "When a man loses any hope, then he must depend on our merciful God and... [Full Article...]

Exhausted Croatia must draw on reserves for World Cup final against France

Exhausted Croatia must draw on reserves for World Cup final against France In two-way betting on which team wins the title, France is -210 and Croatia is +175. "We'll look at the goals and chances but I don't think we could have given more over these six or seven weeks". During half-time, I told the players "calmly pass the ball, do not lose your heads". However, it was England who looked the more exhausted for large swathes of the game from the second-half onwards... [Full Article...]


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