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Sports Real Madrid Deny Making Neymar Offer
Author: 0 Real Madrid Deny Making Neymar Offer

Perhaps it is Real's way of keeping things pretty with PSG should they ever make a serious move for the striker, but once more it is odd timing from the club mid-World Cup, though clearly they felt something needed to be said. Neymar has made no secret of his desire to play for Real Madrid and the Spaniards view him as a long-term replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo . This came as a result of reports in Spain which claimed the European champions had indeed tabled a bid for Neymar .

Author: 0 Serena Williams makes STUNNING Roger Federer retirement claim

She's not opposed to drug testing, but said: "Just test everyone equally". I just wasn't quite used to that level of wind. Williams has complained that her issue is with players not being tested equally and Federer fully understands where she is coming from.

Sports Thailand Cave Rescue: Missing Boys Found Alive After Nine Days
Author: 0 Thailand Cave Rescue: Missing Boys Found Alive After Nine Days

The search for the group had gripped the nation as it was unclear where they were or whether they even were still alive. Experts said it could take weeks - if not months - to get them out with much of the cave still submerged by floods. When they were dispatched British Cave Rescue Council vice chairman Bill Whitehouse said: 'They are experienced and able. Trying to dive the children out is the most risky but also the fastest.

Sports Russia parties as Spain shootout win keeps World Cup dream alive
Author: 0 Russia parties as Spain shootout win keeps World Cup dream alive

He added: "Honestly, that does not worry me, I don't think it's important right now. We're the toughest judges of ourselves and we'll see what things can be improved". "Igor Akinfeev is just a legend", said Gleb Lonshakov, as his friend shouted "man of the match!" "I am very grateful for one of the greatest players in our history".

Sports Roger Federer's outfit sets tongues wagging at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Roger Federer's outfit sets tongues wagging at Wimbledon

It's not clear whether Nike will continue to market or sell its trademark Federer shoe and clothing line with his initials. "It's a big deal", Federer said the day before The Championships. Having also undergone treatment for a leg injury just before closing out the second set, Dart faltered in the decider allowing Pliskova to seal a 7-6 2-6 6-1 victory and a place in the second round where she has faltered in the last five years.

Sports Paul George commits to re-sign with Oklahoma City Thunder
Author: 0 Paul George commits to re-sign with Oklahoma City Thunder

George declined his $20.7 option with the Thunder and entered will soon enter free agency, but that move was widely expected. Last year, PG was traded to the team after informing the Pacers that he would not be re-signing with them in order to join the Lakers in his hometown in light of his free agency.

Sports England captain Eoin Morgan is ready for Indian summer
Author: 0 England captain Eoin Morgan is ready for Indian summer

The match that will take place in Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester will see a different combination of team India . The weather is expected to remain pleasant with no signs of rain and humidity of about 40%. And the English skipper said that the hot conditions will be a factor throughout the T20I and ODI series, with spin coming into play. Eoin Morgan is confident England can deal with the unfamiliar and heightened white-ball challenge India are sure to pose this month.

Sports Kevin Durant To Sign 2-Year, $61.5M Deal With Warriors
Author: 0 Kevin Durant To Sign 2-Year, $61.5M Deal With Warriors

The team has gone 265-63 in his four seasons at the helm, making four trips to the NBA Finals and winning three titles. Meanwhile, Kevin Durant is staying put for now. The $5 million savings this year offsets the $5.3 million midlevel tax if Golden State elects to use it. Durant would save the Warriors $20 million in projected luxury-tax costs.

Sports Cleveland Plain Dealer Honors LeBron James With Epic Newspaper Cover
Author: 0 Cleveland Plain Dealer Honors LeBron James With Epic Newspaper Cover

The Lakers have failed to reach the playoffs for the past five seasons. The Lakers, before acquiring James, opened at 20-1 at Westgate, which has the Celtics at 7-2 as well, with the Rockets close behind at 7-1 to win it all. The Cavs became the first team to rally back from a 3-1 deficit in the Finals, and they did so against a team that won a league-record 73 games in the regular season.

Sports England vs Colombia: Five players volunteer to take penalties in shootout scenario
Author: 0 England vs Colombia: Five players volunteer to take penalties in shootout scenario

Four years ago in Brazil, Geiger worked Chile's 2-0 win over Spain and Colombia's 3-0 victory against Greece in the group stage, and France's 2-0 win over Nigeria in the round of 16. And asked whether England can start dreaming of glory if they beat Colombia, Rooney said: "I think we should be dreaming now". The U.S.is the only nation with two referees at the World Cup.

Author: 0 Twitter goes berserk as Spain are knocked out of the World Cup

Ramos himself is not expected to retire following the shootout defeat to Russian Federation today. "I just feel emptied out", Akinfeev said . FIFA World Cup 2018 produced yet another nail-biting encounter between Russian Federation and Spain that saw the former prevail over the latter in the penalties.

Sports Federer starts Wimbledon defence against Lajovic, Murray to play Paire
Author: 0 Federer starts Wimbledon defence against Lajovic, Murray to play Paire

Should Murray, who only recently returned from hip surgery, make an unexpected foray into the latter stages of this year's Wimbledon , he could face another scheduling quandary. The 2013 and 2016 could subsequently meet 2016 boys' champion Denis Shapovalov, No.5 seed Juan Martin del Potro and No.10 David Goffin. READ: 5 men to watch at Wimbledon - and a 'you can not be serious!' The potential men's quarterfinals set up by Friday's draw are eight-time champion Roger Federer vs.

Sports David Warner opens up on his relationship with Steve Smith
Author: 0 David Warner opens up on his relationship with Steve Smith

Smith was given a 12-month global and domestic ban by Cricket Australia for his role in the attempt to alter the condition of the ball during the third of four Tests against South Africa in March. "I speak to them quite regularly, at least every week", Bancroft said. The ultimate goal for Bancroft is to once again represent Australia. To be here, I'm just so grateful for Canadian cricket to have this tournament and it's a reflection of what we do day in and day out.

Sports Molinari wins PGA tournament by eight shots — Sunday's golf roundup
Author: 0 Molinari wins PGA tournament by eight shots — Sunday's golf roundup

Molinari eagled the par 5 10th - rolling in a 49-foot putt after finding the green in two - and birdied the 11th, the toughest hole at TPC Potomac, to build his lead to six strokes. The 14-time major victor will not play again until the British Open, where he hopes to crack the world rankings top-50 and earn a spot in the WGC Bridgestone Invitational ahead of next month's 100th PGA Championship.

Author: 0 Rondo agrees to one-year deal with Lakers

Despite being frustrated with not receiving a contract extension and coming off the bench early in the season, the forward responded with a career year. Regarding Rondo and the Lakers, source (told Ramona Shelburne) says they told him that with LeBron here they're trying to win now. The Dallas Mavericks , once considered the Lakers' biggest threat for Randle, focused in on DeAndre Jordan prior to and after the center opted out of the final year of his contract.

Sports Defending Wimbledon champ Federer coasts into 2nd round
Author: 0 Defending Wimbledon champ Federer coasts into 2nd round

The footwear company's 10-year association with Federer was just one of his major brand deals during his long career. That speculation was dampened last week after the 20-time Grand Slam champion won the Stuttgart Open in a Nike gear and images were released supposedly illustrating his outfit for Wimbledon .

Sports Wimbledon - Monday Schedule: Federer, Serena Williams, Dimitrov to play
Author: 0 Wimbledon - Monday Schedule: Federer, Serena Williams, Dimitrov to play

Maybe that's the part I don't like - the inconsistency of where they test. New look, same old dominance for Roger Federer at Wimbledon. Nothing feels as significant in tennis today, though, as what Williams does - because of what she's accomplished in the past and because of what she's trying to accomplish in the present, with a baby in tow.

Sports Roger Federer drops decades-old Nike partnership for Uniqlo
Author: 0 Roger Federer drops decades-old Nike partnership for Uniqlo

That speculation was dampened last week after the 20-time Grand Slam champion won the Stuttgart Open in a Nike gear and images were released supposedly illustrating his outfit for Wimbledon . The top seed, however, was wearing Nike footwear as Uniqlo do not manufacture shoes. It's also something that was very important for me, for the fans really.

Sports LeBron James to wear No. 23 with Los Angeles Lakers
Author: 0 LeBron James to wear No. 23 with Los Angeles Lakers

Can the Lakers beat the Golden State Warriors? Los Angeles is where LeBron likes to live; he has two homes there. It also sucks because there's a good chance that Cleveland will never have a basketball player like you, but the Cavs mag never be as good as they have been the last four years either.

Sports Arsenal wrap up signing of Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund
Author: 0 Arsenal wrap up signing of Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund

Sokratis becomes Arsenal's third signing of the summer. Sokratis becomes our third major signing of the summer following the arrivals of right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner from Juventus and goalkeeper Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen. Some members of the Arsenal squad returned to the club today for the start of pre-season and Aubameyang took the opportunity to grab a photo with Sokratis.

Sports Cavani hopes calf injury 'is nothing' ahead of France quarter-final
Author: 0 Cavani hopes calf injury 'is nothing' ahead of France quarter-final

France global Benjamin Pavard scored a sensational goal as Les Bleus fought back to overcome a resilient Argentina side in an enthralling match on Saturday afternoon. "I am confident and happy because this team will always fight with all their strength", he said . "It's exciting. there are no words to describe this.

Sports Spurs seeking 3 picks, 2 players in Kawhi Leonard trade
Author: 0 Spurs seeking 3 picks, 2 players in Kawhi Leonard trade

There was some concern that the Lakers needed to have a star in place in order to sign James. Because of that, the Lakers didn't want to give up much for the now five-time All-Star, and the Pacers swung him to the Oklahoma City Thunder , who just signed George to a four-year deal at the start of the NBA's free agency period Sunday.

Sports Tiger Woods roars back with strong round, in contention at Quicken
Author: 0 Tiger Woods roars back with strong round, in contention at Quicken

The Woods long-game was also in fine order as he reached the 606-yard second in two and safely two-putted for birdie which he followed with a 25-footer for another gain at the third. "The scores aren't going to be that low and it's going to be a tough weekend". His fourth shot ended 35 feet from the pin just off the green, and his putt came up four feet short, yielding a double bogey.

Sports Kawhi Leonard committed to playing for Lakers after LeBron signing
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard committed to playing for Lakers after LeBron signing

Signing LeBron would be a huge move for any franchise. Zlatan welcomed LeBron in a way that only he could. And Chrissy Teigen had some home truths to deliver about LA. The Lakers would surely still love to land Leonard to give them two bonafide stars and a shot at contending for a championship this year. Whether it's right or not, he is constantly compared to Michael Jordan and the ultimate measure of his career for many is how close he can get to Jordan's six titles.

Sports Brazil vs. Mexico live stream
Author: 0 Brazil vs. Mexico live stream

Lozano had an effort blocked after two minutes as did Hector Herrera , but as the first half wore on Brazil got on top in the stifling Samara heat. "Us attackers have to score the goals because we know that we are very strong at the back". Brazil's Neymar celebrates with Paulinho after opening the scoring.

Sports Uruguayan World Cup Star To Undergo A Medical At Arsenal
Author: 0 Uruguayan World Cup Star To Undergo A Medical At Arsenal

Papastathopoulos, who has 79 caps for Greece , is new Arsenal boss Unai Emery's third major signing of the summer following goalkeeper Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen and defender Stephan Lichtsteiner from Juventus. "Like I said before, I'm very happy that for the next years I will be here to help the team". The father of Arsenal target Lucas Torreira has revealed that his son will undergo a medical with Premier League side Arsenal after the world cup , according to a report on ...

Sports Thon Maker Involved in Massive FIBA Brawl
Author: 0 Thon Maker Involved in Massive FIBA Brawl

An elbow thrown by Philippines player June Mar Fajardo turned into an all-out brawl. Two of those players quickly fouled out leaving leaving one Philippine player on the court which forced the officials to call the game with Australia winning 89-53.

Author: 0 Paul George Has Committed To Sign With Oklahoma City

So, scratch his name from the Lakers' wish list. More big moves in the West are possible, especially with DeMarcus Cousins still available in free agency and a candidate to return to New Orleans. It's believed Westbrook made a persuasive argument for George to stay. It is clear that the party was another attempt to convince George to stay in OKC.

Sports Kobe Bryant welcomes LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers
Author: 0 Kobe Bryant welcomes LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers

James chose to become a free agent after his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers in which he made good on his promise to bring a championship title to what is essentially his home town, having grown up in Akron, Ohio. Lonzo Ball , despite his failings as a shooter, is wonderful at seeing the whole court. Prior to The Decision: Part 3, it appeared Embiid made his final push to sway James to the East Coast.

Sports Brazil face ‘attacking’ Mexico in Round of 16
Author: 0 Brazil face ‘attacking’ Mexico in Round of 16

The second match against Brazil saw them facing off against a resilient Costa Rican defence, who kept the Selecao at bay until the first minute of injury time after which Philippe Coutinho scored the opener for Brazil in the 91st minute and Neymar finishing off the match with a 97th-minute goal.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal knocked out of World Cup by Uruguay
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal knocked out of World Cup by Uruguay

Luis Suarez , Lionel Messi, Cavani, Neymar and so many others are leading lights in Europe, so it is crucial for the game that South America goes deep into this World Cup . "I am sure that Portugal will continue to be one of the best teams in the world". - Will Ronaldo play for Portugal at Qatar 2022? We wanted to win, we fought well, but Uruguay should be congratulated.

Sports Verstappen used secret tactic to win Austrian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Verstappen used secret tactic to win Austrian Grand Prix

But maybe hopefully, at one point, you just say "yeah, it's just another one". Home to one of the shortest tracks on the calendar, the margin for error is tight and can be prove costly during qualifying and in the race. Despite this fact, team boss Christian Horner believes his team is still outsiders and its form on Saturdays will dictate whether it can really challenge for the the title come the end of the season.