• Andy Murray K.O.'s Kyrgios
Andy Murray K.O.'s Kyrgios

Andy Murray surged into the Wimbledon quarter-finals with an emphatic win over Australian Nick Kyrgios on Centre Court , making of light work of seeing off a big serving opponent who had been expected to cause him problems. The 15th seed was competitive in the first set but completely lost focus in the second, yelling to himself and his suppor...

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  • Wales, Poland and Portugal Through to Euro 2016 Quarters
Wales, Poland and Portugal Through to Euro 2016 Quarters

Croatia were on top for most of the first half but Portugal had the first chance when Pepe headed Raphael Guerreiro's free kick over the bar after Ronaldo was tripped by Perisic . "I didn't think we deserved to lose". Ronaldo was muzzled for the vast majority of a tiresome encounter that became the first match in Euro history in which neither...

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  • Russian Federation to appeal against ban on its athletes competing at Rio Olympics
Russian Federation to appeal against ban on its athletes competing at Rio Olympics

The Doping Review Board led by Robert Hersh, included Sylvia Barlag and Antti Pihlakoski, all three agreed to grant the exceptional status to Stepanova for her transparency and contribution to the protection and promotion of clean athletes, fair play and the integrity and authenticity of the sport.

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  • Venus Williams loses Wimbledon semi-final to Angelique Kerber
Venus Williams loses Wimbledon semi-final to Angelique Kerber

It was still a three-set match. "It would be great and there would be a Williams on the trophy and that is the ultimate goal for us", Serena said. The Williams sisters have already won five Wimbledon ladies' doubles titles, the last of which came in 2012. Williams saved a set point in the second set with a lunging two-handed backhand volley...

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  • Victor Hedman Inks Tampa Bay Lightning Deal
Victor Hedman Inks Tampa Bay Lightning Deal

Yzerman said Vasilevskiy's contract extension was not an indication he already has made that decision. If something that makes sense happens a day from now, a month from now, at the deadline, we'll look at it and we're prepared if need be. A little later on, he added: "If I didn't want to be in Tampa, I wouldn't be in Tampa". Four-time All-Star S...

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  • Hamilton tops 2nd practice at British GP, Rosberg in garage
Hamilton tops 2nd practice at British GP, Rosberg in garage

It meant that as Hamilton completed 36 laps and posted a best time of one minute and 31.660 seconds at the Northamptonshire circuit, Rosberg was left watching the 90-minute session from the back of the Mercedes garage. "We ran through a very good programme in FP1 on the medium tyre without any issues". The German's aggressive defence of his lead ...

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  • Euro 2016: France Did Reconnaissance on Iceland Marauders, Says Payet
Euro 2016: France Did Reconnaissance on Iceland Marauders, Says Payet

Sigthorsson, who netted Iceland's victor against England, scored for the second game running after poking in Gylfi Sigurdsson's cross on 56 minutes. But France feel their defeat in the 1982 semifinal when Patrick Battiston suffered critical injuries even more. We never really had a game where we were 3-0 up and cruising so we could make some ch...

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  • Sir Alex Ferguson thinks Jose Mourinho should not have returned to Chelsea
Sir Alex Ferguson thinks Jose Mourinho should not have returned to Chelsea

Before then, United play a friendly against Wigan Athletic, a three-game tour of China and a one-off match in Sweden against Galatasaray. Preparations are rounded off with Wayne Rooney's Old Trafford testimonial against Everton and the FA Community Shield against Premier League champions Leicester City.

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  • Golden State Warriors Introduce Kevin Durant
Golden State Warriors Introduce Kevin Durant

Durant said he didn't make his final decision until around 7 a.m. on July 4 when he woke up, and that telling his former team was gut-wrenching. "Nothing in this league is easy, there's not shortcuts". Pratt went on to indicate that most of the decisions his son has made throughout his life have catered to what was best for his family and his ...

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  • Villar's ninth-inning hit leads Brewers past Cardinals
Villar's ninth-inning hit leads Brewers past Cardinals

Umpire Will Little ruled Nieuwenhuis safe, leading to an argument from Molina. The call was confirmed after a brief review. Jeremy Jeffres (2-4) picked up the win in relief. Utilityman Jake Elmore and Yadiel Rivera, whom the Brewers recalled from Class AAA on Friday, can also provide coverage at third base. Brewers OF Ryan Braun finished ...

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  • Messi quits Argentina after Copa America defeat to Chile
Messi quits Argentina after Copa America defeat to Chile

Argentina lost to Chile on penalties in Sunday's Copa America final, while Messi missed a spot-kick and was in tears at the final whistle. " 'It's been four finals, I tried, ' added Messi, who made his debut for Argentina in 2005 and has played 113 times for his country".

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  • France count on lucky seven to spoil Ronaldo show
France count on lucky seven to spoil Ronaldo show

We can see that". Moments later he was dribbling down the opposite flank, tracked by - of all people - Ronaldo . "But to concede two goals so quick sort of knocked the stuffing out of us really". "They gave us a lot of respect in the game, sitting back and letting us have the ball". And having turned 31 in February, the Real Madrid superstar k...

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  • Durant Forms New NBA Big Three By Signing With Golden State Warriors
Durant Forms New NBA Big Three By Signing With Golden State Warriors

Durant signed a two-year $54.3 million max contract to join all-star trio Stephen Curry , Draymond Green, Klay Thompson to form the new "Core Four" of the National Basketball Association that is likely to win multiple championships. Pachulia had a renaissance season of sorts previous year with the Dallas Mavericks. "To have two teammates part of...

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  • Mets put struggling Harvey on DL with shoulder discomfort
Mets put struggling Harvey on DL with shoulder discomfort

Harvey didn't say anything during the game, manager Terry Collins said, only afterward when he complained of dead arm and losing a little feeling in his fingertips. Harvey hasn't decided which route he will take. Harvey has struggled this season. Harvey was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with what the team described as discomfor...

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  • Nico Rosberg moves on but no apology for collision
Nico Rosberg moves on but no apology for collision

The Briton, whose leading time was almost six tenths quicker than his 2015 pole position time, then turned his attention to long runs for the remainder of the session. "I will do my homework, and I was listening to what Lewis was doing, watching his data, trying to learn a few bits that I can take on for my auto".

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  • Lleyton Hewitt praises Nick Kyrgios' passion ahead of clash with Andy Murray
Lleyton Hewitt praises Nick Kyrgios' passion ahead of clash with Andy Murray

Andy Murray was able to move into the Wimbledon quarter-finals with surprising ease as the temperamental Nick Kyrgios fell apart on Centre Court . "He's a really, really good grass court player, very, very unsafe", Murray told reporters.

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  • Encarnacion hits 3-run HR, Blue Jays beat Tigers 6-0
Encarnacion hits 3-run HR, Blue Jays beat Tigers 6-0

It was his second straight start he's pitched at least six innings and only allowed a run. "Just to have my name mentioned with the guys who were in the final five vote as well as the guys in the All-Star Game, that itself was an accomplishment".

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  • Schweinsteiger to mull Germany future
Schweinsteiger to mull Germany future

Joachim Low left his decision on his Germany future open following the 2-0 Euro 2016 semifinal defeat to France . "I never doubted France's victory" in the semi-final, said Prime Minister Manuel Valls, adding that he was also "confident" for the final.

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  • Choo, Chirinos homer to lead Rangers past Red Sox 7-2
Choo, Chirinos homer to lead Rangers past Red Sox 7-2

Hanigan, in his first at-bat since June 4, singled in a pair and Betts made it 5-1 with a ringing double. "It's not me. I've got to get better". He also has struck out 3.8 batters for every one he has walked in that timespan, covering two seasons.

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  • Simone Zaza explains his penalty gaffe for Italy at Euro 2016
Simone Zaza explains his penalty gaffe for Italy at Euro 2016

The penalty was awarded by German defender Boateng who rose high to deal with a risky cross in the box but blocked the ball with a flailing arm, leaving the referee with no choice but to point to the spot. This led to sudden death and Manchester United defender Matteo Darmain could not remain calm under pressure failing to convert his spot kick. ...

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