by | July 07, 2018 | 06:30

In a statement he said: "Hey everyone..." Murray's withdrawal was announced Sunday by the All England Club ahead of tennis' flagship tournament, which begins on Monday. "I am surprised because I was really hoping his fitness would be better and that he might get to Centre Court". "I'm sad he's not playing". Everything's changed for Andy Murray at Wimbledon this time.

by | July 07, 2018 | 05:40

Dealing him to a team looking to create salary cap space for next year's blockbuster free-agency class is obviously an option, though he does have a no-trade clause. He moved to power forward and had the ball in his hands far less than he was accustomed to. He also pushed back against the idea of coming off the bench.

by | July 07, 2018 | 05:43

Parker had an offer from the Denver Nuggets too, but he chose to head to the Eastern Conference instead, where he'll be joining his countryman and Charlotte swingman Nic Batum while reuniting with former Spurs assistant coach James Borrego, who is now the head coach of the Hornets, succeeding Steve Clifford.

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:07

Two days after creating a stir at Wimbledon with his new mega-bucks clothing deal, Roger Federer was back making a style statement with his dazzling tennis as he gave Lukas Lacko a straight-sets lesson to reach the third round. That direction is into the third round without dropping a set, although the 25th seed is yet to be truly tested, despite a trickier first-round encounter against Arantxa Rus.

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:01

The CBF said the Manchester City full-back had suffered ligament damage in his left ankle after twisting it in training on Thursday, ahead of Friday's quarter-final against Belgium in Kazan. The Swedes' defensive organization has impressed and they've found holes on the counterattack to make their mark. Croatia also needed penalties to reach the last eight as they got the better of Denmark from the spot following an impressive Group D campaign which saw them pick up three wins from ...

by | July 07, 2018 | 01:22

Maybe the mattress in the hotel was softer than usual. "He could not continue in the game, because his muscles became locked up". The 30-year-old has been an ever-present for club and country over the years and missed just three league matches last season with a hamstring injury.

by | July 06, 2018 | 21:26

Cilic was runner-up to Roger Federer a year ago and showed great form by beating Novak Djokovic in the Queen's Club final last month. For Djokovic, meanwhile, victory was his 60th at Wimbledon - making him just the fifth man to claim 60 wins at the All England Club in the Open Era.

by | July 06, 2018 | 21:21

A report from Mundo Deportivo (h/t Daily Star ) claims that the Catalan giants are not willing to spend €80m on the 29-year-old Willian and will try to secure a deal for the player by throwing in one of their fringe stars. It could yet be one in the latest of a string of transfers where Shaqiri - who is heavily linked with a move to Liverpool - goes to Anfield with the red herring of United's interest behind him to make it look like Klopp won "another" transfer battle.

by | July 06, 2018 | 13:57

Meanwhile, Ferrari moved to the head of the Constructor's Championship with 247 points to Mercedes' 237. Max Verstappen has won Red Bull's home Austrian Grand Prix while Lewis Hamilton suffered his first race retirement since 2016 and lost the Formula One championship lead to Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel .

by | July 06, 2018 | 08:31

Defender Michael Lang was also sent off in the 94th minute for pushing Sweden's Martin Olsson when he was through on goal . The referee gave Lang a red card and at first awarded a penalty to the Swedes, but changed his mind after consulting the video assistant referee (VAR) and instead awarded a free kick.

by | July 06, 2018 | 07:04

What Belgium have is a free-scoring side - 12 in their four games to date - whose attacking patterns, as shown in the manner of Nacer Chadli's scintillating victor against Japan, are more sophisticated than those of anyone else left in the tournament.

by | July 06, 2018 | 04:44

Robert Charles Harper was one third of the British cave diving team who found the twelve teenagers and their coach , who had been trapped in a Thai cave in pitch darkness without food or water for nine days by monsoon rains. But the meteorological department warned on Thursday that up to 60 per cent of the country's north, including Chiang Rai , can expect heavy rain from July 7 to July 12.

by | July 05, 2018 | 20:01

Viewership of England's victory over Colombia on Tuesday peaked at 24.2 million during the penalty shootout, which was roughly 81 percent of the people watching TV in the United Kingdom, according to the Telegraph. The team appears to believe, and the fans are now starting to believe as well so this may be the flawless time for the Three Lions to further impress in the World Cup.

by | July 05, 2018 | 17:25

However, England conceded a late equaliser from a determined Colombian attack, with Yerry Mina finally finding the back of the net in the third minute of extra time. Harry Kane earned a penalty against Colombia on Tuesday, after he was felled in the box. "They don't have to conform to what's gone before", Southgate said.

by | July 05, 2018 | 15:43

Arsenal have been very active in the transfer window throughout the World Cup but there's reason to believe there's more to come once it's finished. CalcioMercato are citing a report from the Express that claims Emery is keen to lure the Mexican worldwide to north London and Arsenal chiefs have now opened talks with his agents about a move to the Emirates.

by | July 05, 2018 | 13:12

Grant is expected to play deputy to David de Gea and Sergio Romero over the course of the 2018/19 campaign and this opportunity may allow Joel Pereira pursue a loan move elsewhere in order to gain valuable experience. In a statement, Stoke said: "The club would like to place on record our thanks to Lee and wish him all the best for the future". Argentina worldwide Sergio Romero is De Gea's understudy, while Joel Perreira is now third-choice under the Portuguese head coach.

by | July 05, 2018 | 11:30

It is timed for release as the anticipation crests with Roger as returning champion, 10 years after their famed 2008 Wimbledon championship - an epic match so close and so reflective of their competitive balance that, in the end, the true victor was the sport itself.

by | July 05, 2018 | 07:00

Despite the 2011 and 2014 Wimbledon champion being vastly more experienced than Sasnovich _ who has never been beyond the third round at a Grand Slam _ Kvitova was the one overcome by nerves in the deciding set. The ninth-seeded American had struggled in the opening set of her first-round match with Johanna Larsson, but roared back to win. But she was broken again in the final game, becoming the fifth of the top eight women's seeds to lose before the third round.

by | July 05, 2018 | 03:49

In defeating the reigning European champions, Uruguay reinforced it's a team that's deeper than Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani . Their willingness to put in the work off the ball makes it easy for coach Oscar Tabarez to play them together, and the formidable duo will pose a threat to any opposition.

by | July 04, 2018 | 20:35

With Julen Lopetegui taking over as the new manager, following Zinedine Zidane's surprise exit post the club's hat-trick of Champions League triumphs, there is a possibility that Karim Benzema, who under-performed last season, might be shown the exit doors, despite scoring against Liverpool in the finals.