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Serena Williams beats Arantxa Rus to reach Wimbledon second round

Serena Williams beats Arantxa Rus to reach Wimbledon second round

The eight-time champion began his title defense in style at the All England Club, brushing aside Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-1, 6-3, 6-4 in 79 minutes on Centre Court. Rus rolled her eyes at that notion after the match, saying: "I mean, she doesn't start a tournament if she's not prepared". In the women's draw, Serena's sister Venus overcame a slow start to claim a 6-7 (3) 6-2 6-1 win over Swede Johanna Larsson . Read More

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England's history-making penalty shootout triumph over Colombia in photos

England's history-making penalty shootout triumph over Colombia in photos

Girlfriend Megan is out in Russian Federation to support Pickford , and last night posted two pictures of herself on Instagram, one before and one after the penalty shootout. Eric dier scored the winning penalty despite a Jordan Henderson penalty miss thanks to Jordan Pickford's brilliant save. In all of global football, England have the worst record in shootouts , losing three and winning none. Read More

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Ryu has three-shot lead over Henderson at Women's PGA

Ryu has three-shot lead over Henderson at Women's PGA

As well as she played, Ryu also got an assist at the par-five seventh, where her second shot landed in a woman's food container, probably preventing the ball from going into a water hazard. Hataoka, who was already in the clubhouse after a 64, and Park were within one shot of the lead at that point. The 2023 Women's PGA Championship will be the third women's major at Baltusrol and the second for the lower course, where Mickey Wright won the 1961 US Women's Open. Read More

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LaVar Ball: LeBron James will help Lakers top Warriors

LaVar Ball: LeBron James will help Lakers top Warriors

As now constructed, the Lakers are nowhere near championship contention, even with James. Curry has signed the biggest ever deal in National Basketball Association which guarantees him $201 million over a period of five seasons. So the Lakers' pursuit of Leonard may continue. In the first three hours of sales, there was a 600 percent spike compared to how his new Cavaliers jersey sold on the site on the day when he returned to Cleveland from Miami in July 2014. Read More

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Kuldeep, Rahul power India to T20 win

Kuldeep, Rahul power India to T20 win

Subsequently, he missed the second T20 global against Ireland on Friday. It is pleasurable to beat a good team in their own conditions. The skipper himself, Raina and MS Dhoni are the backbone of the batting line-up, while Manish Pandey is in running for the fourth spot on account of his good run in worldwide T20 cricket. Read More

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Lakers add Rondo, renounce rights to Randle

Lakers add Rondo, renounce rights to Randle

With free agency just one day in, the Los Angeles Lakers are clearly not done dealing. James told Los Angeles executives this week he likes Ball's game and "is excited to play with him", according to ESPN. Would Los Angeles free up space to go get, say, DeMarcus Cousins , or put a major offer sheet in front of Clint Capela? However, with a minimum of effort, the Lakers could have a max deal available to lure top-tier free agents next summer. Read More

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Hareide tips Eriksen to match Modric in last 16 duel

Hareide tips Eriksen to match Modric in last 16 duel

The Vatreni breezed through the group stages, thumping Argentina 3-0 in the process, and Modric, Ivan Rakitic and Ivan Perisic have looked particularly impressive. Hareide made his remarks at a press conference ahead of Sunday's last-16 match against Croatia , reports Efe. With the "Fubo Premier" bundle, you will get access to all four of the World Cup soccer TV channels in most markets. Read More

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Uruguay Boss Believes Even Diego Godin Can't Handle Cristiano Ronaldo

Uruguay Boss Believes Even Diego Godin Can't Handle Cristiano Ronaldo

Raphael Gurrero whipped in a cross from a short corner and as the ball crossed Ronaldo's head, Pepe jumped high to meet the cross and fetch the equaliser for his side 10 minutes into the second half. Follow Al Jazeera's coverage of the World Cup 2018 here . Ronaldo will be 37 when the Qatar World Cup comes around - although you certainly wouldn't bet against him making himself available for that. Read More

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Why England Might Be Better Off Losing Their Final Game

Why England Might Be Better Off Losing Their Final Game

We don't want to lose matches, but the primary objectives we wanted from the evening - we've got it... If you look back to the last World Cup , they did unbelievably well. In fact Pitt-Brooke considered the farcical approach to the game from both teams as against the spirit this World Cup has been played in. Not only that, the Colombians have pedigree after a run to the quarterfinal stage at the 2014 World Cup on the back of some stunning performances from their star man James Rodriguez. Read More

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Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan help India beat Ireland in Dublin T20

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan help India beat Ireland in Dublin T20

The match can also be streamed live on the SonyLiv app. Expect both Rahul and Karthik to feature in the second T20 with murmurs that opener Rohit Sharma could be given a rest. It presents the opportunity for the batsmen who couldn't get the opportunity to bat. After the win on Wednesday, the India skipper has said: "We have already announced that apart from the opening combination we are going to do a lot of experiments in the middle order". Read More

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Germany crash out as Korea Republic end on high

Germany crash out as Korea Republic end on high

In one of the great World Cup upsets , Kim Young-gwon and Son Heung-min both scored in injury time to condemn footballing superpower Germany to their first opening-round exit in 80 years. Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil reacts during the shock defeat by South Korea which saw the World Cup holders eliminated . Timo Werner went close shortly after that following excellent interplay between Mesut Ozil and Marco Reus, as Germany started to push forward with greater goal. Read More

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Iceland Vs. Croatia Live Stream

Iceland Vs. Croatia Live Stream

Argentina took second place and will face France after beating Nigeria 2-1 , a result that sent the third-placed African team packing. We have to be proud of that. After a quiet opening with little action, Iceland started to gain control and apply pressure. Five minutes before the break, Alfred Finnbogason played a one-two with Sigurdsson, but his shot from just inside the box went wide. Read More

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FIFA 2018: Saudi Arabia stun Egypt 2-1 despite Salah strike

FIFA 2018: Saudi Arabia stun Egypt 2-1 despite Salah strike

Egypt gave us one of those moments by starting 45-year-old goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary in between the pipes against Saudi Arabia . The Green Falcons were, however, awarded another spot-kick in first-half injury-time when Al-Muwallad was adjudged to have been dragged down inside the area by Ali Gabr and, upon consultation with the Video Assistant Referee, the award stood. Read More

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DeAndre Ayton Already Has A Rivalry

DeAndre Ayton Already Has A Rivalry

Duke accounted for half the ACC's total with Marvin Bagley III , Wendell Carter Jr . and Grayson Allen . The top three picks are easy. Now one of the most talked about players in the league is newly minted Phoenix Suns player Deandre Ayton who was selected first overall in this year's NBA Draft . Read More

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Mexico win again, beat South Korea 2-1

But despite seeing Mexico follow a 1-0 defeat of world champions Germany with another narrow win, Osorio was unhappy with the refereeing from Serbian official Milorad Mazic, who booked four Korea players. The referee had no hesitation in awarding a penalty and, with similar conviction, Vela sent Cho Hyun-woo the wrong way from 12 yards to hand Mexico the lead. Read More

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