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Sweden aiming to upset an England team on the verge of history

The fans who serenaded their side at the Samara Arena stayed long after fulltime to herald the achievement, knowing that with so numerous favourites having departed, England have arguably their best chance of global glory in more than half a century. [Full Article...]

Belgium can beat 'best team' Brazil in quarterfinal clash - Romelu Lukaku

Belgium can beat 'best team' Brazil in quarterfinal clash - Romelu Lukaku That leaves perhaps the most wide-open World Cup of modern times heading towards the final week, and England manager Southgate has called on his team to take advantage. "We will need power", he said in a hint that the physical presence of Fellaini might be deployed from the beginning. None of the World Cup's top five most successful nations - Brazil, Germany, Italy, Argentina and Uruguay - wil... [Full Article...]

Pakistan knocks hosts Zimbabwe out of T20I series

Pakistan knocks hosts Zimbabwe out of T20I series But I thought we could have done better in the final overs of our batting and in the end we were about 10 to 15 runs short. Australia won the toss and chose to bowl first, just as they did in the first game in which Pakistan suffered a 9 wicket defeat. [Full Article...]

Here's the New Toyota Supra as a NASCAR Racer

Here's the New Toyota Supra as a NASCAR Racer It looks like the carmaker is looking to explore new realms as the upcoming A90 Supra will be part of the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS). The Supra will replace the Camry that Toyota has campaigned in the series since 2007. The Camry will still compete at next year's top-level Monster Energy Series, however. Since entering Xfinity Series competition, Toyota has won four manufacturer championships... [Full Article...]

Shardul Thakur to replace Jasprit Bumrah in India’s ODI squad

Shardul Thakur to replace Jasprit Bumrah in India’s ODI squad Earlier, Deepak Chahar replaced Bumrah in the T20I squad against England. Bumrah successfully underwent a surgery in Leeds before returning to India where he will be keenly observed by BCCI's medical team. India are set to play three ODIs following the conclusion of the T20 worldwide series againstEngland. In total, he has played three ODIs and seven T20Is for the Men in Blue. [Full Article...]

When will the boys be rescued?

When will the boys be rescued? A senior army commander, Maj. The boys are now learning how to swim and scuba dive because some parts of the cave are too narrow for more than one person to pass. Thanes's engineers are working with the army to explore an area they believe to be the back end of the cave, chiselling away fragile limestone rocks that he said could be just hundreds of metres from where the boys are trapped. [Full Article...]

France boss Didier Deschamps eyes best role for Kylian Mbappe vs Uruguay

France boss Didier Deschamps eyes best role for Kylian Mbappe vs Uruguay The Paris Saint-Germain forward netted twice in the 2-1 victory over Portugal in the last 16 but then limped off with a calf injury. Hugo Lloris, conversely, was in inspired form, pulling off a stunning save to deny Martin Caceres just minutes after Raphael Varane had given France a first-half lead. [Full Article...]

England can't underestimate Sweden, says Stones

England can't underestimate Sweden, says Stones Gareth Southgate has dismissed suggestions from Sweden that his England players are entitled ahead of Saturday's World Cup quarter-final showdown in Samara - insisting hard toil has been a vital ingredient of their run in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Belgium coach Martinez: Those who work with Fellaini appreciate him

Belgium coach Martinez: Those who work with Fellaini appreciate him Martinez saw his side rally from the brink of elimination to snatch a last-gasp 3-2 win over Japan in the Round of 16 on Monday, booking a meeting with the five-time World Cup winners. But Belgium has arguably its best-ever team this year with strength in all positions. There is something really special about this squad. And I think that's a role that allows us to be a team. [Full Article...]

Milwaukee Bucks: Meeting the 2018 NBA Summer League roster

Milwaukee Bucks: Meeting the 2018 NBA Summer League roster But he never played a game because the NCAA was looking at a vehicle he was driving and ended up playing three pro games in Bosnia before injuring his shoulder. While Malik Monk should start at shooting guard for the Hornets, I expect Terry to get plenty of playing time off of the bench. "He had more coast-to-coast plays that I think anybody else in this draft'". [Full Article...]

Mikel's Dad's Kidnap Shocks Rohr

Mikel's Dad's Kidnap Shocks Rohr Mikel chose to hide the news from his teammates and coach so as not to destabilize the team and went ahead and played the game in Russian Federation, the midfielder said in a statement released by his management company on Tuesday. 'I was told that they would shoot my dad instantly if I reported to the authorities or told anybody. Obi, a former Chelsea player, told KweseESPN that he did ... [Full Article...]

Wimbledon wins for Nick Kyrgios, Matt Ebden and Bernard Tomic

Wimbledon wins for Nick Kyrgios, Matt Ebden and Bernard Tomic Should Kyrgios win his next match then an even more unpredictable opponent could await in the third round: fellow Australian Bernard Tomic. Kyrgios next faces either Romanian Marius Copil or Dutchman Robin Haase and could then play Tomic as he bids to make the second week for the fourth time in five visits to the All England Club. [Full Article...]

Belgium's Thibaut Courtois says he 'never mocked' Jordan Pickford

Belgium's Thibaut Courtois says he 'never mocked' Jordan Pickford As the game entered stoppage time he flew high to his left to turn Mateus Uribe's blistering long-range effort behind. England will now face Sweden in the quarter-finals on Saturday (3pm) as they look to reach a World Cup semi-final for the first time since 1990. [Full Article...]

England/Colombia World Cup win scores United Kingdom a £1.3bn economy boost

England/Colombia World Cup win scores United Kingdom a £1.3bn economy boost The variables are plenty. England have the only entirely home-based squad at this summer's World Cup - meaning all 23 players ply their trade in England , specifically the Premier League. Brazil had the easier route to the final eight when they easily got past a Mexico side which offered little to no threat by a 2-0 margin. They've scored a lot of goals from corners and obviously penalties, s... [Full Article...]

Marcus Smart hurt by Celtics

Marcus Smart hurt by Celtics Known for his relentless defense and sometimes irrational offensive bravado, Marcus Smart has been a crucial element for the Boston Celtics as they have gone from 40 wins in his rookie season to 55 wins and one game away from the NBA Finals last season. [Full Article...]

Belgium advances to World Cup semifinals, beats Brazil 2-1

Griezmann scored his goal, which was similar to the one scored by Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale against Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius in the Champions League final, in the 61st minute. Brazil almost dug themselves out of it. Renato Augusto's brilliant header gave his team hope, cutting the lead in half with 14 minutes to go before stoppage time. [Full Article...]

Diver Dies During Rescue Efforts for Cave-Trapped Thai Boys

Diver Dies During Rescue Efforts for Cave-Trapped Thai Boys Hundreds of thousands of litres of water are being pumped out of the caves each hour. The Thai navy is teaching the boys the basics of diving, with a view to guiding them out through flood waters. He said their appearance at the final on 15 July would "undoubtedly be a wonderful moment of communion and celebration". But authorities said it remained unclear how long the boys would have to remain ... [Full Article...]

Charlotte Hornets to sign former San Antonio Spur Tony Parker

Charlotte Hornets to sign former San Antonio Spur Tony Parker Parker joined the franchise back in 2001 and will now be reunited with former Spurs assistant James Borrego, who was named head coach of the Hornets earlier this offseason. Parker's departure to Charlotte, could help the Spurs, which is trying to fix their relationship with 2014 Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard . Unless Parker returns in the future, he would fall just two seasons short of Tim Duncan's ... [Full Article...]

Uruguay vs. France, Brazil vs. Belgium, Sweden vs. England, Russia vs. Croatia

Uruguay vs. France, Brazil vs. Belgium, Sweden vs. England, Russia vs. Croatia Then it's Brazil and Belgium's turn to try to continue their World Cup adventure. Live coverage of both games will be on TVJ, TVJ SN and Hitz 92 FM starting with pre-game shows at 8:00 am. That could have been their fate had they lost their last group game to England , who have been handsomely rewarded for finishing runners-up with - on paper - what appears to be a far easier route to the f... [Full Article...]

Grayson Allen, Trae Young got tangled up in a summer league game

Grayson Allen, Trae Young got tangled up in a summer league game The play occurred when Young got a pass at the Hawks' three-point line and Allen was there to defend him. When Young stepped back and rose to shoot, his arms tangled with Allen's and he lost the ball. Allen had a dismal night from the field, making just 2 of 13 attempts, but he also had six rebounds, eight assists and three steals and helped hold Young to a similarly bad shooting performance (3 fo... [Full Article...]


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