• India vs England, 2nd T20I: Everything you need to know
India vs England, 2nd T20I: Everything you need to know

A win would seal the three-match series for Virat Kohli and Co. While all-rounder Stokes may be considered ready to play only as a batsman, Hales could hardly have done any more to demonstrate he should stay in the team - having already pressed his claims with a big hundred on his home ground in Nottingham against Australia in last month's one-da...

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  • No. 1 Simona Halep calls self 'unprofessional' after Wimbledon loss
No. 1 Simona Halep calls self 'unprofessional' after Wimbledon loss

Cunning drop shots, often played with two hands on the racket, delicate slices and laser-like flat groundstrokes that hugged the turf kept Halep continually off balance. The 11-time French Open champion and bidding for an 18th career major will next face unseeded Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic. Nadal's win also meant he will remain world No....

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  • John Volanthen, British diver behind the Thai cave rescue attempt — Interview
John Volanthen, British diver behind the Thai cave rescue attempt — Interview

Reporters are ordered to move 2 kilometres back as final rescue preparations began on Sunday at Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai. Although three of those stranded had been described as weakening, Osottanakorn said the team was in relatively good condition overall.

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  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp piles praise on England hero after smashing Sweden
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp piles praise on England hero after smashing Sweden

England cruised by Sweden to book their place in the last four of the World Cup, reaching their first semi-final since Italia 90. "We had to withstand a lot of physical pressure", said England coach Gareth Southgate . "I believe they are perfectly capable of going all the way". This was England's most complete performance of Russian Fed...

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  • Croatia ready for England battle, says Dalic
Croatia ready for England battle, says Dalic

Jordan Henderson wasn't able to shackle the Croatian captain in the Champions League final, but will have to shut him down if England are to advance to their first World Cup final in 52 years. Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic, already hobbled with a leg injury, could do nothing but watch it hit the net. "We took a hard route and we were unlu...

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  • Hamilton snatches pole position from Vettel for British GP
Hamilton snatches pole position from Vettel for British GP

Sebastian Vettel is confident he will be able to race unimpaired at the British Grand Prix despite suffering a neck strain ahead of qualifying on Saturday. Hamilton will be chasing a fifth straight victory and a record sixth overall in his home race on Sunday. Now it seems the biggest challenge will come from the Ferrari drivers.

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  • Maturing France must stifle Lukaku and Hazard, says Varane
Maturing France must stifle Lukaku and Hazard, says Varane

At the end of the day, Neymar's still a bloody popular player - the dude has nearly 99 million Instagram followers and counting. They know what he had to do to get here, in a sequence of matches. If it was a rude ending for the traveling fans of the three powers, they at least got the chance to spend some time in Kazan, an elegant city that must ...

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  • Thai boys trapped in cave pen emotional letter to their parents
Thai boys trapped in cave pen emotional letter to their parents

A senior army commander, Maj. The "Wild Boar" football team went exploring in the Tham Luang cave after a football game on June 23 and got trapped kilometres deep inside the cave system as floodwaters caused by heavy rains blocked the entrance.

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  • Former champ Djokovic through to last 32 at Wimbledon
Former champ Djokovic through to last 32 at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal insisted Tuesday that plans by Wimbledon to introduce a 25-second shot clock will kill off the sport's capacity for epic Grand Slam confrontations. "I feel like they should have reached out to players before they make an official decision, before they announce it". "If I believe that somebody's not doing the things fair with me or w...

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  • Croatia end Russia's World Cup dream on penalties
Croatia end Russia's World Cup dream on penalties

Denis Cheryshev gave Russian Federation the lead with a shot into the upper corner in the 31st minute and Croatia equalized with Andrej Kramaric's header near halftime. - Croatia have now had eight different scorers at the 2018 World Cup - only Belgium (nine) have had more. Croatia have also now played 120 minutes in each of their past...

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  • Chinatown Market Trolls the NBA After LeBron Signs With Lakers
Chinatown Market Trolls the NBA After LeBron Signs With Lakers

The Lakers haven't yet announced the acquisitions of James or veterans Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee during a thorough makeover following the worst half-decade in franchise history. Julius Randle, Isaiah Thomas and several others are out. Again, we can not underestimate how significant it is that LeBron James is now a Laker.

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  • England through to semi finals, Croatia advance in penalty thriller
England through to semi finals, Croatia advance in penalty thriller

England play their semi-final at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday, when they meet the winners of Saturday's second quarter-final between hosts Russian Federation and Croatia. That was England's eighth set-piece goal at this World Cup , but, while it is seemingly lethal from dead balls, apart from Kane it is not blessed with too many oth...

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  • '17 champ Muguruza, finalist Cilic out in upsets
'17 champ Muguruza, finalist Cilic out in upsets

But the 21-year-old, who secured her first grand slam victory on Tuesday, showed significant improvement from that match to give one of tennis' brightest rising stars a decent test. Nick Kyrgios struck 19 aces in downing Robin Haase 6-3 6-4 7-5 but was hit with a code violation by chair umpire James Keothavong, which might have been for bad languag...

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  • England's Semi Final Will Be Against Croatia On Wednesday
England's Semi Final Will Be Against Croatia On Wednesday

Denis Cheryshev scored a brilliant opener in the first half but just eight minutes later former Leicester City striker Andrej Kramarić headed the Croatians level. Croatia is the first team to win consecutive penalty shootouts since Argentina in 1990 and it's the first time the host country has lost in a shootout since Italy in the same year.

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  • Nadal, Djokovic thru as Cilic ousted
Nadal, Djokovic thru as Cilic ousted

We are into the fourth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships, with men's singles big guns Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic among the players in action. The 17-time Grand Slam champion dug in though and managed to avoid being dragged further into the afternoon, claiming victory when Kukushkin's forehand smacked into the net tape.

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  • Maguire scores, England leads 2-0 against Sweden
Maguire scores, England leads 2-0 against Sweden

Captain Harry Kane added: 'Whoever. In 2014, the team didn't even make it out of the group stage. They are looking to reach the last four of the World Cup for the first time since 1990, while Sweden are hoping to advance to a first semi-final appearance in 24 years.

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  • Former NBA, UCLA Player Found Dead After Standoff With Police
Former NBA, UCLA Player Found Dead After Standoff With Police

No officers were injured. The responding police returned fire, which led to a standoff that bled into the early hours of Saturday. Authorities have not yet released the name of the man. He had been playing overseas since 2013. Mr. Honeycutt moved to Efes in Istanbul for the 2016-17 season before returning to Khimki during the last one.

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  • David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic broker hilarious IKEA, fish and chips bet
David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic broker hilarious IKEA, fish and chips bet

Southgate stuck with the same team that overcame Colombia on penalties in the last 16, while Sebastian Larsson returned for Sweden after missing the 1-0 win over Switzerland through suspension. In 2014, the team didn't even make it out of the group stage. "I feel privileged to be in this position", he said. "We knew set plays would be key...

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  • Graeme McDowell Misses British Open Qualifier After Airline Lost His Golf Clubs
Graeme McDowell Misses British Open Qualifier After Airline Lost His Golf Clubs

McDowell expressed his frustration in a series of tweets on Monday, saying that his golf bag was left in the "black hole" of Charles de Gaulle Airport. Mcdowell tweeted: "I have officially withdrawn from The Open qualifying tomorrow at St Anne's Old Links". The 38-year-old Portrush golfer hasn't been in top form over the last while and that's why...

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  • Armed, barricaded suspect may be former NBA, UCLA basketball star
Armed, barricaded suspect may be former NBA, UCLA basketball star

The LAPD responded to a call Friday night about a man with a gun outside of a residence and, upon arrival, the suspect shot at them, said LAPD spokesperson Tony Im. The fire department responded to the incident, the department said, and pronounced the suspect dead. Police spoke with the suspect, a man in his 20s, face-to-face and through a cell...

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