• Nadal, Djokovic set up Wimbledon semi-final dual
Nadal, Djokovic set up Wimbledon semi-final dual

Like Federer and Anderson, Nadal and del Potro Nadal slugged it out for more than four pulsating hours before Spain's 17-times major victor finally landed the knockout punch. The Swiss was expected to cruise through to the latter stages of the tournament and even then should have benefitted from the absence of Andy Murray and fitness struggles fo...

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  • Best Scottish Twitter reactions to England’s exit from the World Cup
Best Scottish Twitter reactions to England’s exit from the World Cup

Mario Balotelli responded to England's World Cup semifinal defeat to Croatia with a message on Instagram in which he said it was payback to all those who had insulted him down the years. Follow Al Jazeera's coverage of the World Cup 2018 here . Realistically, I don't think any of us did. "We were planning to leave, but now we have to stay until ...

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  • Donald Trump protests held in Wales during United Kingdom visit
Donald Trump protests held in Wales during United Kingdom visit

In a statement, the group said it was a "victory that Donald Trump does not appear to have any official engagements in London ". With Trump at all times will be a White House doctor and one of five rotating military aides who carry the nuclear "football" - equipped with communication tools and a book with prepared war plans.

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  • Lovren ready for Kane test at World Cup
Lovren ready for Kane test at World Cup

And he is delighted that this current Croatian generation have finally lived up to, and now surpassed, the standards of the 1998 team which reached the semi-finals. " France are definitely the favourites, there is no hiding from that, but we like that", added Lovren. People should respect us. We have good mothers and fathers.

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  • Chelsea's Kenedy has medical ahead of Newcastle loan return
Chelsea's Kenedy has medical ahead of Newcastle loan return

Newcastle have held off a number of clubs to secure Kenedy's signature, who is said to be "happy" about his return to the club, having enjoyed his loan spell last season. But with Maurizio Sarri closing in on the job, decisions appear to be in the works at Stamford Bridge. With the future of Blues manager Antonio Conte still in doubt, Chelse...

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  • United Kingdom papers salute 'Pride of Lions' after England exit
United Kingdom papers salute 'Pride of Lions' after England exit

England remain in the tournament and still have to play the third place play-off - dubbed "the game no-one wants to play" against Belgium at 3pm on Saturday, July 14. England have been eliminated from the World Cup right at the penultimate stage, and Croatia are now through to Sunday's finals instead. "I don't think realistically we expected to...

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  • Kerber through to Wimbledon final after easy win over Ostapenko
Kerber through to Wimbledon final after easy win over Ostapenko

Ostapenko's strokes were missing and she grew increasingly frustrated, slapping a thigh after a miss or leaning forward and putting her hands on her knees after others. Double fault, forehand winner, backhand error, forehand winner, forehand error, backhand winner, backhand winner, ace. Her mobility is solid, her serve is incredible, and she's been...

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  • Arsenal Confirm Matteo Guendouzi Has Joined The Club
Arsenal Confirm Matteo Guendouzi Has Joined The Club

I want to work with him. Arsenal are in talks to sign Sevilla midfielder Steven N'Zonzi , according to Sky sources, but Emery indicated no offer has been made. "I said to Ivan, Raul and Sven [Gazidis, Sanllehi and Mislintat, the collective dealing with contracts and transfers] he's an important player for me".

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  • Donald Trump visit to United Kingdom 'in turmoil' inspires baby blimp protest
Donald Trump visit to United Kingdom 'in turmoil' inspires baby blimp protest

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who signed off on the so-called "baby Trump" blimp , defended the decision Thursday, arguing the protests were not anti-American but emblematic of free speech. Assistant Chief Constable Mark Williams said: "Clearly there is a significant protection operation in place for the president and this includes restrictions to the...

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  • Maurizio Sarri to Chelsea: Bookies pull the plug after major development
Maurizio Sarri to Chelsea: Bookies pull the plug after major development

According to the " Daily Mail ", the 59-year-old is most likely to sign a two-year deal with the club, with the option of a third year on the table. Whether Sarri will be handed a larger budget remains to be seen, but speculation is already suggesting that Juventus defender Daniel Rugani, who worked under Sarri for two years at Empoli, will be ...

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  • Gareth Southgate dismisses claim Harry Kane played with injury against Croatia
Gareth Southgate dismisses claim Harry Kane played with injury against Croatia

I don't choose to stick it on, it's not on the playlist, but I can listen to it". Gary Neville has said that England fans should be proud of their countries achievement, despite their elimination from the World Cup , insisting that the Three Lions have overachieved this summer.

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  • Ian Wright Mocks Roy Keane's Irish Accent During On-Air Spat
Ian Wright Mocks Roy Keane's Irish Accent During On-Air Spat

Roy Keane has lambasted England supporters for getting carried away about winning the World Cup before they had even faced Croatia in the semi-final. "People weren't even expecting us to get to the semi-final, why couldn't we have got excited about being there?" England are out of the World Cup and Roy Keane is reminding everyone when they...

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  • Pogba dedicates France victory to Thai cave survivors
Pogba dedicates France victory to Thai cave survivors

France's only previous World Cup triumph came when they hosted the tournament in 1998, but Mbappe was not alive to see Zinedine Zidane spark wild celebrations in Paris. One thing to keep an eye on in this match is the legs and how exhausted the players will be, especially with Croatia. England team predicted to face Croatia in World Cup semi-fina...

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  • England vs India: MS Dhoni close to breaking another monumental ODI record
England vs India: MS Dhoni close to breaking another monumental ODI record

Apart from the England-India series ending on July 17, Zimbabwe will host Pakistan for five matches from July 13 to 22, the West Indies will play three at home versus Bangladesh from July 22 to 28, Sri Lanka will host South Africa for five matches from July 29 to August 12 and the Netherlands play two at home against Nepal.

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  • Hopes dashed, England fans taste bitter defeat once again
Hopes dashed, England fans taste bitter defeat once again

Kane missed two golden chances in the space of five seconds in the first half, which would have put England 2-0 up and was virtually anonymous from the second half onwards. "You did us proud": The Star pays tribute to England's "brave lions", even though they came up short on a "night of raw emotion". But the cold hard truth is that England ...

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  • BMC take team time trial stage but Froome makes gains
BMC take team time trial stage but Froome makes gains

Romain Bardet is now behind the two, meanwhile, as Ag2r-La Mondiale failed to break the 40-minute mark - team time trialling not being their forte. BMC were among the pre-stage favourites and demonstrated why, celebrating another victory three years after they won the last team time trial stage on the Tour.

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  • Chicago Bears should consider these Supplemental Draft prospects
Chicago Bears should consider these Supplemental Draft prospects

Kendall Fuller is the only player locked up for the long-term who is expected to be a major player. "There's plenty to like about him". He needs a lot of work in press coverage. He was declared ineligible for his senior season at Miami. However, he's a two-year starter and has impressive numbers over three seasons, including 21 passes defended two ...

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  • Multiple Thai Cave Rescue Movies Are In The Works
Multiple Thai Cave Rescue Movies Are In The Works

The eight boys who've been rescued so far have all swum out of the cave, each escorted by two expert divers. The four boys rescued on Sunday are now eating normal food and walking around, while the four extracted on Monday are being given soft food.

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  • Novak Djokovic sees off Kei Nishikori to reach Wimbledon semifinals
Novak Djokovic sees off Kei Nishikori to reach Wimbledon semifinals

Djokovic had to overcome a series of rows with Carlos Ramos to book a 52nd on-court date on Friday with world No.1 Rafael Nadal . 'Against Anderson he has won all four matches and never dropped a set, so I expect him to comfortably get through.

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  • A look back at their last semi-final run
A look back at their last semi-final run

Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic says nobody should be surprised at his side reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup for only the second time in their history. Rakitic added a late third as Croatia secured their place in the last 16. "I'm not thinking about it, only about my national team succeeding", he said.

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