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Sports Conte to leave Chelsea, Sarri to replace him
Author: 0 Conte to leave Chelsea, Sarri to replace him

Their relationship has appeared strained ever since Conte took over at Stamford Bridge as Matic and Kante were preferred by the Italian, and the player has since admitted that the appointment was probably the reason he didn't make it in Spain's Russian Federation 2018 squad.

Sports France, on the Brink of a World Cup Win, Has the Bleus
Author: 0 France, on the Brink of a World Cup Win, Has the Bleus

Their striker plays 30 metres from his own goal. After the match Courtois and fellow Belgium star Eden Hazard expressed their disappointment at how France had conducted themselves. " Thibaut Courtois , he played at Atletico, he was a Spanish champion". "We don't care how we win, we just want to win, all we care about is getting the second star on this shirt".

Sports Wimbledon: Kiki Bertens upsets Karolina Pliskova to reach quarter-finals
Author: 0 Wimbledon: Kiki Bertens upsets Karolina Pliskova to reach quarter-finals

Goerges, like Williams , recovered from falling a set behind against good friend and occasional doubles partner Kiki Bertens to record a landmark win. Kerber came out on top in a spectacular 25-shot rally to force match point number seven and finally got the job done as Kasatkina netted a forehand, the German a relieved 6-3 7-5 victor.

Sports Dan Martin wins 6th stage of Tour de France for UAE
Author: 0 Dan Martin wins 6th stage of Tour de France for UAE

Porte sits in 11th spot on the general classification 53 seconds behind his teammate, Belgian Greg van Avermaet , who is clinging on to the yellow jersey, three seconds ahead of Team Sky's Thomas. "I was picking wheels and seemed to be a good position". While Australian Richie Porte , Italian Vincenzo Nibali and Britain's Geraint Thomas all crossed the line three seconds off the pace after the 181-km ride from Brest, defending champion Chris Froome was five seconds further back.

Author: 0 Liverpool close to completing Shaqiri transfer

Shaqiri will become the club's third signing of the summer and will see Liverpool's spending for this window exceed £100 million after Fabinho and Naby Keïta officially joined on the 1st of July. A deal for Nabil Fekir is still a while away from being completed although French journalist Löic Tanzi has claimed that talks will resume after Jean-Michel Aulas made a promise to his skipper that he will continue negotiations with Liverpool .

Sports Kevin Anderson vs John Isner, Wimbledon 2018 semi-final
Author: 0 Kevin Anderson vs John Isner, Wimbledon 2018 semi-final

And when asked about his upcoming semi-final, Isner said: "It's a huge match, for sure". He finally broke the 33-year-old American in the 49th game of the decider after coming close in a couple of earlier games and looked impassive as he held his nerve to secure victory.

Author: 0 Shaqiri having medical ahead of £13m Liverpool move

Liverpool have completed the £13million ($17m) signing of Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City . And on Friday, it looks as though Shaqiri will be arriving for a medical before completing a £13.5 million switch to Anfield from Stoke City .

Sports 2nd semifinal starts under roof at Wimbledon
Author: 0 2nd semifinal starts under roof at Wimbledon

As Isner and Anderson eclipsed 30 total games in the fifth set, Isner set a new Wimbledon record for most aces in a single tournament. He finally broke the 33-year-old American in the 49th game of the decider after coming close in a couple of earlier games and looked impassive as he held his nerve to secure victory.

Sports Major League Baseball suspends Papa John's promotion until after All-Star break, pizza company says
Author: 0 Major League Baseball suspends Papa John's promotion until after All-Star break, pizza company says

The company told the publication it is still working out the exact timing and details as to how it plans to remove Schnatter, who has always been the face of the chain, from advertisements. Keith Hollingsworth, a professor at Morehouse College's business department, said keeping Schnatter on marketing would be a signal to people that the company does not have a problem with his comments, or that it didn't think they were a big deal.

Sports Nets reportedly send Lin to Hawks, acquire two from Nuggets
Author: 0 Nets reportedly send Lin to Hawks, acquire two from Nuggets

The move helps clear up the Nets' logjam at point guard and sends Lin to another team that is also pretty crowded at the position. The Nets and Atlanta will exchange future second-round picks, according to ESPN . Lin, headed to his seventh National Basketball Association team as he prepares to enter his ninth season, now joins a roster that includes two notable point guards, No.

Sports Nuggets agree to one-year deal with Isaiah Thomas
Author: 0 Nuggets agree to one-year deal with Isaiah Thomas

With the Cavaliers struggling, however, they dealt Thomas, Channing Frye and a 2018 first-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Lakers on February 8 for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. The Celtics reached the Eastern Conference Finals that year but a hip injury kept Thomas sidelined as LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and the Cavs advanced to the NBA Finals.

Sports Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte after just two seasons in charge
Author: 0 Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte after just two seasons in charge

Ex-Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri is expected to succeed his compatriot at Stamford Bridge. The Blues, however, are braced for a legal battle with the ex-Italy head coach, who wants a £9 million ($12m) payoff. Antonio Conte's protracted divorce from Chelsea was finalized on Friday when he was sacked after a two-year tenure in which he won the English Premier League and FA Cup but failed to gain the power he craved at the London club.

Sports Here's the referee who'll take charge of the World Cup final
Author: 0 Here's the referee who'll take charge of the World Cup final

The England squad have been dubbed heroes by the media on the morning after they crashed out of the World Cup semi-final, losing 2-1 to Croatia in extra time. "Everybody has come. It's the best feeling in a long time". "I am immensely proud by the way the players have played and we can see by the reaction of the supporters, they felt the same".

Sports Ronaldos Juventus move sparks strike in Italy
Author: 0 Ronaldos Juventus move sparks strike in Italy

However, with a new investment strategy in place, Fiat claims that all employees across Italy shall return to work by 2022. Ronaldo met Juventus club president Andrea Agnelli on Tuesday afternoon in a hotel in Greece , where he is on holiday with his girlfriend and family, before agreeing a four-year deal worth an estimated £500,000 a week.

Sports Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez targeting Champions League glory
Author: 0 Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez targeting Champions League glory

Leicester are unlikely to allow their star performer to leave easily as they seek to build towards European football again, having finished ninth in the league last term, and already spending big to sign James Maddison and Ricardo Pereira from Norwich and Porto respectively.

Sports LeBron James Sells Movie Script, Might Star In It
Author: 0 LeBron James Sells Movie Script, Might Star In It

Undeterred, Never painted over the vandalism and tried to modify his message by removing the "of" from "the King of LA", making it less a declaration of James's status in his new digs and more a nod to his nickname. "I guess it is never touch religion, politics or anyone against Kobe [Bryant]". According to ESPN, the entire mural took 12 hours of work over a few days, and necessitated the use of a bucket of paint and 75 spray cans.

Sports Jurgen Klopp has been texting Liverpool FC star during the World Cup
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp has been texting Liverpool FC star during the World Cup

England's midfielder Jordan Henderson has recovered from his injury against Sweden in the World Cup quarter-final and should be fit to play Croatia in the semis. "I watched him a lot at Sunderland as a young player. Some of the through balls the other night were exceptional". "His time will come". "He ran out of steam a little bit in extra-time, but he's absolutely given everything for club and country and I think he's had a fantastic season".

Sports FC Barcelona To Rival Real Madrid For Superstar Winger?
Author: 0 FC Barcelona To Rival Real Madrid For Superstar Winger?

Spurs fans will be boosted to hear the 26-year-old is not being prioritised by Barcelona due to their pulling power, having taken great players from the Premier League before such as Philippe Coutinho and Thierry Henry. The Belgium global had an excellent World Cup campaign after a disappointing domestic season at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have not made any summer signings and their managerial situation is still uncertain with Antonio Conte in charge.

Sports Indian womens cricket team coach Arothe resigns after players revolt
Author: 0 Indian womens cricket team coach Arothe resigns after players revolt

Those speculations gained further weightage after Arothe last week met BCCI officials including Diana Edulji, the former India women's captain , who is part of the the Committee of Administrators ( CoA ). According to another report filed by News18, it was Arothe's training methods which had come under question which led to the beginning of the fallout in the first place.

Sports TMZ: Charles Oakley arrested in Las Vegas casino after charges of cheating
Author: 0 TMZ: Charles Oakley arrested in Las Vegas casino after charges of cheating

Security video of the incident supported Oakley's claim that the ejection was ordered by team owner James Dolan, who claimed the long-time power forward was acting drunk and belligerent towards the team. Oakley has been involved in a number of prior incidents in Las Vegas. However, a source close to Oakley told TMZ that the issue was "an insignificant matter that will be quickly resolved".

Sports MLB All-Star Game Rosters Announced For Midsummer Classic
Author: 0 MLB All-Star Game Rosters Announced For Midsummer Classic

Altuve will start at second base for the American League squad for the fourth consecutive season. This is second All-Star Game but his first as a starter . This will be Matias' first Futures Game and is the lone representative of the Kansas City Royals. With the continued success of MLB Advanced Media and MLB Network, MLB continues to find innovative ways for its fans to enjoy America's National Pastime and a truly global game.

Sports Lewis Hamilton hit by Kimi Raikkonen at the start
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton hit by Kimi Raikkonen at the start

Hamilton's problems all began as a bad start allowed Vettel to easily get ahead with Bottas also squeezing up the inside into Abbey. He fell to 16th but recovered to second, ahead of Raikkonen who completed the podium. Arrivabene says he was anxious about Vettel's pain, but then praised the German's commitment. "My view, I did the best that I could, but there seems to be opposite looks of what I'm doing unfortunately".

Sports Croatia’s World Cup coach always carries his rosary with him
Author: 0 Croatia’s World Cup coach always carries his rosary with him

Gareth Southgate's England team were hailed as heroes by British media, who acclaimed their achievement rather than dwelled on disappointment after their heart-breaking World Cup exit on Wednesday. "We've all grown up watching England and to represent your country at a semi-final of a World Cup, there's no better feeling". England are heading home, or at least they will after Saturday's third/fourth place play-off against Belgium , which is a complete and utter waste of time.

Sports Warrior Nadal downs Del Potro in thriller to reach semi-finals
Author: 0 Warrior Nadal downs Del Potro in thriller to reach semi-finals

World number one Rafael Nadal rallied from behind to defeat Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro 7-5, 6-7 (7-9), 4-6, 6-4 6-4 for a place in the Wimbledon semi-finals. "I play Los Cabos in Mexico - the beach", he smiled. With the Wimbledon lawns baked and playing more bouncy than usual after a long spell of hot weather in London, it could be the 29-year-old's best chance to stop Nadal's impressive run.

Sports How the British media reacted to England's World Cup exit
Author: 0 How the British media reacted to England's World Cup exit

The final between Croatia and France airs on Sunday from 4PM. Even before his goal, Mandzukic had spent some minutes on the turf after a collision with England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and an agonising attack of cramp left him once again prone on the pitch in the wake of his decisive strike.

Sports Djokovic Progresses to Wimbledon Semi-finals
Author: 0 Djokovic Progresses to Wimbledon Semi-finals

Rafael Nadal needed nearly five hours to beat Juan Martin del Potro and set up a Wimbledon semi-final with Novak Djokovic . "It's feels great to be in the last four of a slam", Djokovic said. Following the incident, Nishikor - the 24th seed who saved three break points to hold serve at 2-1 in the second set - promptly broke and then held to go 4-1 up.

Sports Kenedy set to re-sign for Newcastle United
Author: 0 Kenedy set to re-sign for Newcastle United

His long-term future at Chelsea is uncertain, particularly due to the confusing managerial situation at the club . Kenedy joined Chelsea almost three years ago from Brazilian side Fluminense, but has played just 27 times for the club .

Sports Arsenal signs Guendouzi from Lorient
Author: 0 Arsenal signs Guendouzi from Lorient

Mauricio Pochettino has been quiet in the market so far this summer but he's tipped to sign a new midfielder amid speculation surrounding the future of Mousa Dembele and Gomes could be viewed as a potential replacement. The midfielder was part of the Uruguay squad at this summer's World Cup and he completed his move after his country were knocked out by France. "I am very happy with him", he said.

Sports Wimbledon 2018: Serena to face Kerber in final
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2018: Serena to face Kerber in final

The 2017 French Open champion hasn't lost a set en route to her last-four meeting with two-time Grand Slam victor Angelique Kerber . "It's not inevitable for me to be playing like this". Making her 18th main draw appearance at the All England Club, Williams continued her bid to win her eighth Wimbledon singles title, joining Helen Wills-Moody: in the Open Era, only Martina Navratilova has won more (nine titles).

Sports They're Coming Home: England's Dream Is Over
Author: 0 They're Coming Home: England's Dream Is Over

The photographs of the emotional moment are just so damn pure - like something straight out of Friday Night Lights . Martinez switched nine players and Southgate brought in eight, a decision he described as a "no brainer" in the circumstances.

Sports Trump dodges London protests for tea with Queen Elizabeth
Author: 0 Trump dodges London protests for tea with Queen Elizabeth

Although he will visit the U.S. ambassador's residence, he is largely avoiding central London , where the largest protests are expected Friday. Nick Hurd, Britain's policing minister, told parliament police expected more than 100 protests across the country, including two large demonstrations in London on Friday, and there were robust and proportionate plans in place.

Sports The Lightning Seeds To Perform Three Lions Before England vs Croatia Match
Author: 0 The Lightning Seeds To Perform Three Lions Before England vs Croatia Match

World Cup fever swept the nation back home and even after the defeat, thousands of England fans at the Luzhniki stadium stayed behind long after the final whistle to give their side a rousing send-off. "It's been great to get to this stage but we wanted to go on and win it". England supporters at home and in Russian Federation got behind Southgate's men, reviving the Euro 96 anthem 'Three Lions ( Football's Coming Home)' .