• Rafael Nadal feels 'sorry' for Roger Federer after shock Wimbledon exit
Rafael Nadal feels 'sorry' for Roger Federer after shock Wimbledon exit

But the second seed stayed alive by taking the fourth set before the gripping drama continued in an electrifying deciding set in which both players were left diving after volleys and slipping over as they sprinted after blinding winners. Nadal, 32, and Djokovic, 31, meet in a highly anticipated Wimbledon semi-final at about 16:30 BST on Friday. He ...

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  • Meet The Girlfriend Of France Star Kylian Mbappe
Meet The Girlfriend Of France Star Kylian Mbappe

No one will ever know how far we would have gone in the other side of the draw had we drawn against Belgium or beaten them in the group stage. "In the changing room, Didier Deschamps was happy". "We want to finish this tournament in the best possible way". Sometimes I think these things are written - and the way this tournament has opened up fo...

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  • Time for a new era, says Ronaldo - Portuguese star explains Juventus move
Time for a new era, says Ronaldo - Portuguese star explains Juventus move

I'm leaving, but this shirt, this crest, and the Santiago Bernabeu will continue to feels these things wherever I am. Perez needs to make a statement of intent as Ronaldo's departure looks set to mark a relatively disappointing period for the club, during which they fell well short in the La Liga title race and they were caught on the hop by Z...

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  • Is it 'coming home'? Goldman Sachs reveals World Cup victor prediction
Is it 'coming home'? Goldman Sachs reveals World Cup victor prediction

World Cup fever is sweeping the nation - and Danny McLaughlin has found himself at the centre of attention thanks to his wonderful resemblance to star player Harry Kane . Our physical performance coach has tried to keep refreshing the warm-ups for the players and keep them stimulated. "We're not the finished article", England manager Gareth So...

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  • England stars relax with yoga after stunning quarter-final victory over Sweden
England stars relax with yoga after stunning quarter-final victory over Sweden

He added: "Since I've come into the England camp, Gareth has shown great faith in me, great trust and given me great confidence to go out and play". "We worked on that in practice". They began solidly against England in a slow and sloppy start to the game that resembled a pre-season friendly at times , only to be outdone by a goal Sweden i...

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  • England, fans euphoric after shootout triumph
England, fans euphoric after shootout triumph

For the entire extra time, The air was heavy with tension - from ballet class to the Royal Opera House to the roadside, England seemed to stop. Henderson spoke to reporters, according to the Guardian , after the dramatic finish, praising his goalkeeper for overcoming previous criticism.

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  • Arsenal transfer rumours: Lucas Torreira, Andre Gomes, Ever Banega and Jack Wilshere
Arsenal transfer rumours: Lucas Torreira, Andre Gomes, Ever Banega and Jack Wilshere

Lucas Torreira was excellent during the World Cup and showcased numerous traits which have been missing from Arsenal's midfield in the last decade. The good news for Gunners fans is that there is "no suggestion" that Arsenal are looking to sell the 32-year-old. Reports this week claimed the Gunners have opened talks with Sevilla over...

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  • A European World Cup
A European World Cup

Romelu Lukaku had an off day in the round of 16, but his quality makes him the player to watch out for a while other big names in Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard remain a unsafe proposition. With Cavani's fitness in doubt, Uruguay will be increasingly reliant upon Suarez to take advantage of any gaps in the France defence and snap up every...

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  • Federer in full flow with Lacko demolition
Federer in full flow with Lacko demolition

The 36-year-old is now on his joint second longest streak of sets won at Wimbledon - his best was 34 between the third round in 2005 to the 2006 final. Japan's Naomi Osaka, seeded 18th, hit 24 winners and converted three out of four break points to power past local hope Katie Boulter 6-3 6-4 and reach the third round.

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  • Roger Federer continues flawless start at SW19 - Wimbledon 2018
Roger Federer continues flawless start at SW19 - Wimbledon 2018

That leaves Serena as the only remaining woman to have won the tournament. Rodina won nine games in a row to move a set and two breaks ahead before Keys recovered from 4-0 down in the second set to set up a decider. However, she lost her way after that and went a set and 4-0 down before recomposing herself and taking it to a third. French Open ...

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  • Brazil, Belgium book quarter-final berths | Lead Stories
Brazil, Belgium book quarter-final berths | Lead Stories

Japan's defender Gen Shoji (L) and Japan's forward Takashi Usami (2ndL) look dejected at the end of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Belgium and Japan at the Rostov Arena in Rostov-On-Don on July 2, 2018.

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  • Kevin Durant Plans to Re-Sign With Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant Plans to Re-Sign With Golden State Warriors

That could change if Los Angeles acquires Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, who has always been linked to his hometown team, but for now, the Warriors comfortably hold that advantage. The second year of the deal is a player option, league sources said, allowing Durant the option to return to the free-agent market in the summer of 2019.

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  • DeMarcus Cousins received ‘zero offers’ from other National Basketball Association teams
DeMarcus Cousins received ‘zero offers’ from other National Basketball Association teams

The Warriors were able to sign Cousins as a free agent despite being tens of millions of dollars over the cap thanks to one of the NBA's many salary-cap loopholes: in this case, the mid-level exception , or MLE. Less than two days into the free agency window, the answer is a resounding "yes". With Curry, Durant and Thompson all more efficien...

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  • Sunday's golf roundup: Molinari wins PGA tournament by eight shots
Sunday's golf roundup: Molinari wins PGA tournament by eight shots

Ancer carded a 72 and did not have a birdie on his scorecard in the final round after making eight birdies in the third round, in which he tied the course record one day before Molinari did so. Despite his success in Europe, which included a runner-up finish at the Italian Open in June, he was in danger of not qualifying for the playoffs until his ...

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  • LeBron back in Los Angeles as start of free agency nears
LeBron back in Los Angeles as start of free agency nears

He led the outmatched Cavaliers to a stunning NBA Finals upset in 2016 but had seemingly grown frustrated in recent months at Cleveland's inability to build a championship calibre supporting cast around him or to mount a credible challenge to the Golden State Warriors juggernaut.

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  • Mercedes admit they cost Lewis Hamilton victory but dismiss need for change
Mercedes admit they cost Lewis Hamilton victory but dismiss need for change

Lewis Hamilton dramatically retired from the Austrian Grand Prix as Formula One's title race was thrown wide open. "It's incredible to win in a Red Bull at the Red Bull Ring ", said Verstappen, who was supported by an "Orange army" of more than 20 000 fans.

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  • LeBron James is leaving Cavs to sign four-year deal with Lakers
LeBron James is leaving Cavs to sign four-year deal with Lakers

So how was the deal consummated? James isn't expected to attend the meeting, which is the first significant chance for the 76ers to make a free-agent pitch to James, league sources said. Only on this occasion James leaves two years after delivering the city's first championship in more than 52 years, and with Cavs fans wishing him well and thanki...

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  • Wild: LeBron going to the Lakers only adds to West test
Wild: LeBron going to the Lakers only adds to West test

James has played 11 total seasons with the Cavs, pushing them to five Finals - counting the franchise's first trip in 2007. His best statistical season was the last, where his 27.5 points were the most since 2010 (an ominous sign, it turns out) and he tied a career high with 8.6 boards and set a new best with 9.1 assists.

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  • Paul George Has Committed To Sign With Oklahoma City
Paul George Has Committed To Sign With Oklahoma City

George had been considering signing with the Lakers this offseason, according to multiple reports. George was traded to the Thunder nearly a year ago after telling the Indiana Pacers he would not re-sign with them. A five-time all-star, George will be one of the biggest names in free agency come July 1. For the past year, George was presumed ...

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  • I was informing not consulting Messi, says Argentina coach
I was informing not consulting Messi, says Argentina coach

Man-of-the-match Mbappe brushed off comparisons with Brazil great Pele. Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez sparked engagement rumours recently when she appeared to flash a diamond ring as Portugal took on Morocco. And finally, Thomas Vermaelen showed the aftermath of Belgium's clash with England. Both sides managed to progress fr...

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