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TV demands rejig English Premier League matches

TV demands rejig English Premier League matches The action will only be available to Amazon Prime UK subscribers. The company, which made its intentions clear with a US$600 million bid for Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket a year ago, recently hired Eurosport chief executive Peter Hutton to head up its global live sports programming division, with a brief to increase the platform's sports offering. [Full Article...]

Fearless France ready to show Belgium's Henry he picked wrong side

Fearless France ready to show Belgium's Henry he picked wrong side France cruised past Uruguay after a shocking goalkeeping error, while Belgium shocked Brazil with one of the performances of the tournament so far to book their place in the last four. Without further ado, here is our guide to the World Cup semi-finals. On each of those occasions the tournament has been hosted in Europe. In the second semifinal, Croatia will play England at 6am Thursday. [Full Article...]

West Ham United confirm Jack Wilshere deal

West Ham United confirm Jack Wilshere deal Sky Sports News reported on Wednesday how Wilshere had held talks with the West Ham about a potential move, with Fenerbahce also interested in his signature. The move allows him to stay in London, play first team football and join a club whose fanbase's passion matches the blood and thunder that he plays with on the pitch. [Full Article...]

Luis Enrique to be named Spain coach

Luis Enrique to be named Spain coach Spain went into the 2018 FIFA World Cup without a coach after Julen Lopetegui, who had not lost a game in two years, was sacked on the eve of the World Cup. He fits the profile of a "successful, unchallenged leader" that federation chief Luis Rubiales wanted . As Barcelona coach Luis Enrique worked with Spain internationals Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets and Gerard Pique, as well as Andres Ini... [Full Article...]

Croatia bars former player from World Cup over Ukraine video

Croatia bars former player from World Cup over Ukraine video Federation Internationale de Football Association warned Vida over his conduct after he and former Croatia global Ognjen Vukojevic appeared in a video after the quarter-final shoot-out victory over hosts Russia . Former Croatia worldwide Ognjen Vukojevic has been kicked out of the World Cup semi-finalists' delegation after posting a pro-Ukraine clip that caused a political row. [Full Article...]

Karius '100 per cent' influenced by concussion - Klopp

Karius '100 per cent' influenced by concussion - Klopp I thought it was too late, you can not check that. "I am delighted with where Liverpool are right now". "If Jurgen doesn't think he is capable of bouncing back from that of course he will have to go into the market and get another goalkeeper but Jurgen knows him better than me". [Full Article...]

Mercedes says Ferrari incidents are either 'deliberate or incompetence'

Mercedes says Ferrari incidents are either 'deliberate or incompetence' An obviously disappointed Hamilton , who had charged back from last to secure second at the end of the day, qualified as " interesting tactics " Raikkonen's mishap when the Finn locked up at Turn 3 and spun the Mercedes around. "We need to find some performance in the race starts to avoid incidents like we saw [at Silverstone]". "But, I mean. I want to give them a message - it's been a attracti... [Full Article...]

London ambulance damaged as England fans celebrate World Cup quarter-final win

London ambulance damaged as England fans celebrate World Cup quarter-final win It was their first knockout victory in a World Cup for 12 years, and only their seventh in any major tournament since back in 1996. The Tottenham striker's goals have taken him to 52 for the season for both club and country. The Duke of Cambridge Prince William couldn't help but put out an emotional statement of support for the England team, gushing "football's coming home" on social med... [Full Article...]

Four more boys pulled from flooded cave in Thailand

Four more boys pulled from flooded cave in Thailand A source involved in the rescue mission who saw two of the four boys walk out of the cave told Reuters that they looked exhausted but healthy, adding that one even looked "vivacious and fresh". "We can only carry on the operation once we are ready and this will be done soon, because the air tank and other systems have to be reinstalled", he told reporters later. [Full Article...]

Zverev completes delayed match in five sets for Wimbledon progress

Zverev completes delayed match in five sets for Wimbledon progress Zverev has plenty of practice at scrambling out of trouble after three times winning from two sets to one down at the recent French Open . And still, he can boast of a better Grand Slam performance on his resume than the 21-year-old Zverev, whose only major quarterfinal was last month at Roland Garros. [Full Article...]

Lakers Are Building an Anti-Cavaliers Team Around LeBron

Lakers Are Building an Anti-Cavaliers Team Around LeBron With this essentially burning all the cap space, some are confused why the Lakers would make these signings when the team could have won a title in year one with one more large piece. James' plan to take over the Western Conference depends exclusively on his ability and skill to lead the Lakers to a championship. On the other, the Lakers can use young players such as Lonzo Ball , Brandon Ingram, ... [Full Article...]

Coach of Thai boys trapped in cave offers apology to parents

Coach of Thai boys trapped in cave offers apology to parents The rescue efforts are being delayed as the only viable option is to train the boys to swim and dive. Osottanakorn also said the rescue team had established a line to pump fresh air into the cave. He said he wanted to reduce risks but added that falling oxygen levels inside the cave were another "really big concern". The Thai Navy SEALs , who are leading the unsafe operation to get the boys... [Full Article...]

England through to semi finals, Croatia advance in penalty thriller

There was another against Sweden , with Maguire heading in a driven corner from Ashley Young in the 30th minute. "Over the years we have underestimated them". Disaffection has turned to delirium and, whatever happens now, his players are guaranteed a heroes' reception when they return from Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Why Fred did not play at all in Brazil's World Cup campaign

Why Fred did not play at all in Brazil's World Cup campaign It was during the 2016-17 season that Lukaku truly established himself as one of the best strikers in the world, with his 25 goals putting him prominently in the shop window. "But it's a dream match for our players, they were born to play in a match like this". Belgium's quarter-final battle with Brazil will be a classic encounter between an unstoppable force and an immovable object when t... [Full Article...]

Hartley to miss British GP qualifying after FP3 crash

While the Kiwi fortunately escaped unhurt, the extent of the damage to his auto will prevent Hartley from taking part in Saturday afternoon's qualifying. Toro Rosso has confirmed its investigation is ongoing. A few minutes later, he climbed out of the auto and walked away with a medical official. Upon replays it was clear the crash was through no fault of Hartley's own. [Full Article...]

Djokovic slams Wimbledon crowd after being booed

Djokovic slams Wimbledon crowd after being booed Djokovic immediately complained to the umpire but the decision stood - Edmund has since been called a "cheater" by some fans . There are no British singles players through to the second week for the first time since 2007 but Edmund again showed how much he has improved and is continuing to improve, bullying Djokovic in the opening set with his forehand. [Full Article...]

Grayson Allen, Trae Young Earn Technical Fouls After Scuffle

Grayson Allen, Trae Young Earn Technical Fouls After Scuffle After the game, Allen told reporters that he and Young were hugging. Allen retaliated by thrusting his head into Young's chest. Both players were given technical fouls, while Allen also received a personal foul for the initial contact. "I'm a physical player". The No. 21 overall pick in 2018 NBA Draft scored nine points, dished out eight assists, pulled down six rebounds, and recorded three st... [Full Article...]

'17 champ Muguruza, finalist Cilic out in Wimbledon upsets

'17 champ Muguruza, finalist Cilic out in Wimbledon upsets After Murguruza's exit the women's draw has been left wide open. Muguruza and Cilic's departures followed losses by pre-tournament women's favorite Petra Kvitova , former champion Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki , although the Dane faced the ever risky Ekaterina Makarova. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation v Croatia 07 July 2018

Striker Mario Mandzukic ran unchallenged into the penalty area and chipped a low ball back into the centre where the unmarked Kramaric scored with a glancing header. The crowd erupted, but Croatia were undeterred and equalised just eight minutes later. Yuri Gazinskiy became Russia's third substitutes, coming in for Dzyuba, but Croatia almost ran into trouble after making two more subs, Jos... [Full Article...]

Konta destroyed by Cibulkova, Edmund flies home flag

Konta destroyed by Cibulkova, Edmund flies home flag That was a lot to do with how she played". "She was obviously seeing the ball very well and feeling very good in the way she wanted to play". Konta continued: "I think Domi really strives on competitiveness". Last year, Konta became the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals since 1978, losing to Venus Williams , but her hopes of repeating that thrilling run were crushed by an... [Full Article...]


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