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by | July 12, 2018 | 07:59

Rescue officials were hopeful that the final four boys and their coach would be rescued Tuesday. Thirteen worldwide cave divers joined five Thai Navy SEALs in the unsafe rescue operation. But scattered monsoon rains continued to risk percolating through the limestone cave walls to flood the tunnels with water. "There was only a tiny bit of hope, but that's all we had to work with".

by | July 12, 2018 | 07:55

The world number 40 was unable to mount a response this time and evidence fortune was in the Serbian's favour came on his second of two set points when a Khachanov slip enabled him to take a 2-0 lead in the match. Djokovic had four break points in the first two service games alone and suffered a Wimbledon meltdown as he bounced his racket off the ground, argued with the umpire, and then went on to lose the second set.

by | July 12, 2018 | 07:15

Knight posted a video on YouTube on Sunday urging others to seek help for mental illness. "I just feel like I didn't belong here on earth so my time is up", Knight said. "I just asked God for forgiveness for all the wrong I've done". "However, the victim's mother told cops Knight violated the terms of his release by contacting her several times and even appearing at her home", TMZ also reported.

by | July 12, 2018 | 06:43

Early on in the game, optimism had ruled. Croatia now have the chance to take revenge on France after losing 2-1 in Paris when the sides met in the semi-finals back in 1998 - Dalic travelled to that World Cup as a fan. Rebic took advantage of a Willy Caballero error to volley home the opener before Modric scored his second of the tournament with a brilliant effort 10 minutes from time.

by | July 12, 2018 | 06:37

Federer suffered his earliest exit at Wimbledon since a shock second-round defeat against Sergiy Stakhovsky in 2013. Eighth seed Anderson will play 2016 runner-up Milos Raonic or American ninth seed John Isner on Friday for a place in Sunday's final.

by | July 12, 2018 | 06:37

Asked if losing to Anderson would spur him to return and make amends next year, Federer hinted he didn't plan to walk away just yet. Defending champion Roger Federer has looked his usual confident and frankly unbeatable self thus far at Wimbledon .

by | July 12, 2018 | 06:36

Mbappe appeared risky throughout, creating six scoring chances for his side, who will wait the winners of Wednesday's other semi between England and Croatia . It might be tempting to hope for good luck at such a crucial juncture, but the only superstitious spell in the England manager's coaching career was fleeting.

by | July 12, 2018 | 06:11

Serving at deuce and 3-4, Anderson yanked Federer from one corner of the court to the other with blistering groundstrokes until the Swiss ended the 21-shot rally by netting yet another backhand. But then fourth and fifth, obviously the fifth was long, that's like two sets, the fifth. But, Nadal being extremely gifted, zoomed in his career to heights, while Anderson, until previous year was nearly an unknown name among the tennis fans who watch the sport only for the likes of Federer and Nadal.

by | July 12, 2018 | 05:42

The supporter seemed pretty delighted to be so up close and personal with one of the greatest players of all time, who went on to win a dramatic five-setter 7-5 6-7 4-6 6-4 6-4 in a match lasting the best part of five hours. "Against Rafa", del Potro said, "you must go for winners all the time ". There was a look of glee in Del Potro's sometimes sad eyes, and his lumbering between-points walk had a bit more energy to it.

by | July 12, 2018 | 04:42

It set the tone as Croatia became the first team since Argentina in 1990 to win consecutive World Cup games on penalties. If England do go all the way, then some punters will have extra reasons to celebrate. "Everyone was nervous, but when they got a second goal, everyone took so much confidence, everyone was up in the air, the club was full, there was a great atmostphere".

by | July 12, 2018 | 04:39

Before that insane 11th-inning comeback, closer Ken Giles allowed three runs without recording an out in the ninth inning. Hinch came to the mound to take out Giles and the television broadcast caught him appearing to curse at Hinch right after he walked by him on his way off the field.

by | July 12, 2018 | 04:14

We rode a good time trial and the whole team worked hard", said Van Avermaet. Lawson Craddock, one of five Americans in the race, crashed in a feeding zone midway through the stage and continued with blood streaming down his face. A leaked dope test signalling too much salbutamol last September - but which anti-doping authorities WADA dismissed - has made Froome a target as he and Team Sky in their white team shirts progress along the 21-day course.

by | July 12, 2018 | 04:07

Austin Dillon gave Chevy its lone win of the season at the season-opening Daytona 500. "Definitely happy to see those guys get their first win, " said Truex, who had Jones as a teammate at Furniture Row Racing past year. So happy for him, happy for his family and his fans. I've got to get better at my mirror-driving. Chevrolet extended its winless streak to 18 races, its longest since a 31-race drought in 1981-82.

by | July 12, 2018 | 04:01

After watching England beat Colombia and Sweden in the knock-out rounds, the nation has been swept up in a newfound football mania. But he lamented England's failure to take full advantage of what appeared an unusually easy route to the final, avoiding most of the heavyweight teams in Russian Federation.

by | July 11, 2018 | 21:03

Yet Mahrez is now a Manchester City player and a record deal for the champions, beating the £57m paid for Aymeric Laporte in January. The 27-year-old Mahrez, who won the Premier League title with Leicester in 2016, said he had moved to The Etihad stadium for the chance to win more silverware and improve his own game.

by | July 11, 2018 | 20:45

The semi-final also represents a financial mismatch between the riches of England's Premier League and Croatian football. But, for all his critics, Sterling has more supporters, the most important of whom is Southgate, who has kept Sterling in his starting lineup, and the forward has a groundswell of support from several other important figures.

by | July 11, 2018 | 20:21

The 32-year-old Hsieh has progressed to the Wimbledon last-16 for the first time and will meet Dominika Cibulkova , who raced past 15th seed Elise Mertens of Belgium 6-2 6-2. The way Halep was made to earn her maiden Slam though raised hopes of a more tempered run from her. The 20-year-old Tiafoe said he started feeling badly late in the third set after taking the opening two against Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation before fading to a 4-6, 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2, 6-1 loss.

by | July 11, 2018 | 19:43

Klopp defended Karius over the error after the game. "Now Loris concedes that goal but we can not start the story always after each mistake". "Yeah, it will probably happen for a while until he has a few fantastic games, that is how the situation is", said Klopp .

by | July 11, 2018 | 19:42

Croatia have never been to a World Cup final, though they reached the semi-finals in 1998 with a team featuring the likes of Slavan Bilic and Davor Suker. "Our country's been through some hard moments in terms of unity and football has the power to do that. We can feel the energy and the support from home and it's a very special feeling for us".

by | July 11, 2018 | 19:41

But that's not all Timberlake did to show his support for England as it takes on Croatia in the World Cup semifinal Wednesday. "This team is nowhere near the level they´re going to be capable of, partly because of their age and partly because over the next few years, with us and with their clubs, they´re going to have more and more big-match experiences".