• Serena Williams wins Wimbledon for historic 22nd grand slam title
Serena Williams wins Wimbledon for historic 22nd grand slam title

The women's final at Wimbledon has started with defending champion Serena Williams serving first to Angelique Kerber . It is Williams's seventh Wimbledon title, again tying with Graf for second all-time behind Martina Navratilova's nine Wimbledon victories.

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  • France coach Didier Deschamps lauds Antoine Griezmann's semi-final heroics
France coach Didier Deschamps lauds Antoine Griezmann's semi-final heroics

In the second-half, France improved, buoyed by their one-goal advantage. "I can't blame any player for that", Low added. Said coach Didier Deschamps: "The ones I chose for this squad have repaid me handsomely". The Real Madrid forward drew level with Michel Platini's tally of nine European Championship goals by scoring in the 2-0 semi-final victo...

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  • Toronto Snaps Cleveland's 14-game Winning Streak
Toronto Snaps Cleveland's 14-game Winning Streak

It was considerably closer in Arizona where the Diamondbacks lost 5-4 to the San Francisco Giants after 11 innings, while the New York Yankees also endured a tight game against the San Diego Padres, winning 6-3. Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ gets congratulations from his teammates and applause from fans as he comes off the field at t...

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  • Mets' Matt Harvey to have season-ending surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome
Mets' Matt Harvey to have season-ending surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome

In the regular season, Harvey's numbers took a dip compared to recent years, posting a 4-10 record, 4.86 ERA, and losing almost 2 miles per hour on his fastball. It has been evident all season something was not right with Harvey. Alderson said a decision on surgery is likely to come in a few days. Collins said he expected Verrett would open in th...

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  • 'I'll always be a Heat': Wade reflects on leaving Miami
'I'll always be a Heat': Wade reflects on leaving Miami

Wade's homecoming will be one of the top storylines to watch throughout the 2016-17 season, but his fit with a Bulls roster that now features Rajon Rondo and Jimmy Butler is a bit unusual, to say the least. The time and energy that he and his family put into his Foundation while he was here in Chicago speaks to the type of human being that he is. ...

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  • Berdych cruises past Pouille into second Wimbledon semi
Berdych cruises past Pouille into second Wimbledon semi

However, the consensus among the authorities is that the umpire should have the final say, lessening the chances of a player trying to halt play to gain a tactical advantage. "I think it was actually a good day to play a set", said Berdych, after completing his 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-7, 6-3 win. Raonic won the first set 6-3 on Centre Court, and Federer...

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  • Fiery but friendly Nick Kyrgios next up at Wimbledon for Andy Murray
Fiery but friendly Nick Kyrgios next up at Wimbledon for Andy Murray

Murray was just too good and too focused for the entertaining but reckless Australian, winning 7-5 6-1 6-4 in just an hour and 43 minutes. Federer won the third set 6-3 after losing the first two 7-6 (4), 6-4. "He's got a big game, a lot of fire power and can match it with the best players in the world, and we've seen that before". "He played a...

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  • Injured Germany striker Gomez out of EURO 2016
Injured Germany striker Gomez out of EURO 2016

And he feels counterpart Didier Deschamps' will be similarly dismissive of claims Les Bleus are intimidated by their poor record against the world champions. Can has played on many positions for us. Germany s Mario Gomez has been ruled out of the rest of Euro 2016 through injury while Sami Khedira and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger are doubts f...

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  • Diamondbacks trade closer Brad Ziegler to Red Sox for two minor leaguers
Diamondbacks trade closer Brad Ziegler to Red Sox for two minor leaguers

He has a low-90's fastball and his secondary pitches have yet to develop, making him more potential over polish , according to Ben Buchanan of Over the Monster. Kimbrel will likely be out through the All-Star Game, which he was named to for the fifth time in seven seasons. He is now a starter and has pitched well since signing with the Red Sox in ...

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  • Euro 2016: We deserved to win, says Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer
Euro 2016: We deserved to win, says Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer

The latter is set to retire from worldwide football having now turned 35, while it will more than likely have been Buffon's last European Championship with the 2018 World Cup arguably his last major global tournament before retirement. "I knew I had to take one at some point and I had my heart in my mouth", Hector told reporters after the game. "...

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  • I'll be back for my 20th Wimbledon, says Venus Williams
I'll be back for my 20th Wimbledon, says Venus Williams

Kerber, who beat Serena in the Australian Open final, shattered the dream of a fifth all-Williams' final with Venus failing to reproduce the form which had taken the 36-year-old to her first semi-final in six years. "I knew she was playing very well at the moment so I was ready, trying to move well and go for it and everything worked". "That's wh...

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  • Ronaldo: France are favourites, but Portugal will win
Ronaldo: France are favourites, but Portugal will win

A goal on either side of halftime from Antoine Griezmann saw the French reach the final, to be played against Portugal on the 11th of July . Germnay also had a few unsafe situations where they could have scored the first goal. Please note that both teams won their semi-finals with the same score 2: 0. After the heartbreak of EURO 2004 - when Ron...

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  • Calvin Harris pens 'cheating' track set for release tomorrow
Calvin Harris pens 'cheating' track set for release tomorrow

The couple documented their romance with a photo taken alongside Blake Lively , Ryan Reynolds , Britany Maack and her husband Ben LaManna during their Fourth of July celebration. After a brief stop in Los Angeles, Tom and Taylor donned matching outfits and were spotted jetting off to Australia-you know Australia? Followers on Britany's In...

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  • Clattenburg to become first Englishman Euro final ref in 52yrs
Clattenburg to become first Englishman Euro final ref in 52yrs

France managed to defeat Germany 2-0 on Thursday evening to secure their place in the final, while Portugal beat Wales by the same score line a day earlier. He added: "Few can dispute that in global refereeing terms, England is the number one country". He has played a record 124 matches for his country since.

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  • Wales 3-1 Belgium: Nine things we learned
Wales 3-1 Belgium: Nine things we learned

While they missed out on qualification for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, a draw away to Friday's opponents Belgium in that campaign proved there were solid foundations on which Coleman could build. "But we've always spoken that this is our time to shine, and we've definitely done that". "We're going to keep working with the aim of winning thing...

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  • One Thunder player's smart alternative to burning KD jerseys
One Thunder player's smart alternative to burning KD jerseys

With Durant gone from Oklahoma, the Thunder might look for potential trades for Westbrook. "One of the things that Kevin made clear from what I was told throughout this courtship from multiple teams was that he was going to go to the place that gave him the best chance to win".

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  • Murray favourite for title as usual suspects go missing
Murray favourite for title as usual suspects go missing

The Scot powered to a 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 over the number 10 seed and looked comfortable throughout, despite coming off the back of a five set match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarter-final. Murray began to probe again in the fifth game of the second set but some big serving from Berdych saw him fight off two break points. In his four years a...

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  • Track: Kwaza takes 26th at Olympic Trials
Track: Kwaza takes 26th at Olympic Trials

Dalilah Muhammad was the fastest qualifier in 55.33. Bowie's Olympic qualification in the 100 was part of the deepest 100 of all time, with the top three finishers running wind-legal sub-10.8. "This is my first trials, so it was exciting". "He didn't want to pressure us to do anything he did". The semifinals and finals are set for Friday.

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  • Rio teams taking shape for US track, gymnastics
Rio teams taking shape for US track, gymnastics

As long as Douglas has another strong performance on the uneven bars on Sunday night, she'll likely make the team. Still, she quelled her nerves enough and finished with a sharp and winning floor exercise routine to lead after the first day with 61.850 points.

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  • Jimmie Johnson's NASCAR struggles at Kentucky continue with practice crash
Jimmie Johnson's NASCAR struggles at Kentucky continue with practice crash

There was a 43 percent increase in passes throughout the field in last year's race compared to 2014. This is the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota driver's fifth victory and ninth top-10 NXS finish in 2016. In Sprint Cup, he's also won pretty much everywhere. The #78 team has been the best overall performing team on the 1.5 mile tracks this season despit...

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