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by | July 15, 2018 | 13:13

In his first bout since he lost to Jeff Horn in Brisbane in July past year, Pacquiao bagged the World Boxing Association's welterweight title in the fight in Axiata Arena stadium in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. If he is able to defeat Matthysse comfortably and win another world title he might continue, if he loses either by knockout or lopsided hard fought decision he may decide to hang them up for good and focus on his political career in the Philippines.

by | July 15, 2018 | 13:01

But before they could take their seats, the pair met with ball boys and girls, wheelchair competitors and junior players ahead of the day's play. Meghan Markle , the Duchess of Sussex , joined Kate Middleton to watch Wimbledon on 14 July.

by | July 14, 2018 | 11:22

After his appointment in the summer of 2016, the Italian enjoyed a hugely successful first season in England, instilling belief in a damaged Chelsea side and leading them to the Premier League title. The team will now play in the Europa League. Ex-Napoli coach Sarri, meanwhile, could be presented as his replacement as early as Friday, with the Blues squad already informed over the change in management.

by | July 14, 2018 | 09:51

Wojnarowski noted that league sources indicated the Lin trade will likely speed up the process of the Hawks trading guard Dennis Schroder this summer . Lin, 29, played in only one game last season with Brooklyn , sustaining a season-ending ruptured patellar tendon on opening night. During the 2016-17 campaign, Lin averaged 14.5 points and 5.1 assists for the Nets.

by | July 14, 2018 | 09:49

Serena Williams admits she's been surprised by her march to the Wimbledon final after only playing four tournaments since returning to the court. "I had a really tough pregnancy delivery". Serena was pictured with her husband, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian , at the Royal Wedding in May. "Mostly, the hardest part was mentally letting go of a lot of mommy things in order to fully be 100 percent into tennis ", Williams said.

by | July 14, 2018 | 05:04

They have real humility. Southgate said: "We have a captain whose first thought all tournament has been how can he help the team to progress". Aiming a shot at the second World Cup triumph, Gareth Southgate's wards fell short despite taking a fifth minute lead through Keiran Trippier.

by | July 13, 2018 | 08:01

But the third-place match can hold some surprises: The record for the fastest goal in World Cup history still belongs to Turkey's Hakan Sukur, who buried one 11 seconds into the third-place game against South Korea in 2002. "I am perfectly ready and fit and I can say the same for my team-mates". Umtiti said: "I've known him for many years, he's always been a leader, he has that in him".

by | July 13, 2018 | 07:58

With the ODI World Cup scheduled to be held here next year, the three-match series will also give Kohli and his teammates a fair idea of the playing condition in England . "Full credit to India - they completely outplayed us", said Morgan. Earlier, the match started with Jason Roy (38) and Jonny Bairstow (38) launching into Umesh Yadav and debutant Siddarth Kaul with a flurry of boundaries.

by | July 13, 2018 | 07:56

I'm sure we will prepare well. Croatia's long periods of possession were largely unproductive, the final pass was invariably missing and they were surprised by Russia's aggressive approach. Vrsaljko, who plays for Atletico Madrid, had struggled to be ready for the match after playing in two previous extra-time matches, but he found the strength to lift his exhausted, battered team to a comeback win.

by | July 11, 2018 | 09:38

England too left Italy 28 years ago feeling that the team featuring Gary Lineker and Paul Gascoigne could have gone all the way. "Last time we got this far in the finals was nearly 30 years ago in 1990 - I was 17, the whole country went nuts".

by | July 11, 2018 | 08:47

Iran failed to progress from their group at the 2018 World Cup after one win against Morocco, a draw with Portugal and defeat to Spain. "I like the style of England , how they play with the young players, how they move", he told Omnisport.

by | July 11, 2018 | 08:13

What television channel is Juan Martin del Potro vs Rafael Nadal on? Here's how the last eight men standing match up. Federer has now won 32 consecutive sets at SW19, leaving him just two short of his best run in the tournament, achieved across 2005 and 2006.

by | July 10, 2018 | 15:30

Chief of the rescue mission, Narongsak Osottanakorn, declined to comment on the identity of the four people brought out in the evening, saying updates would be supplied at a news conference that is scheduled to be held late on Monday. The four rescued boys have been transported to a Chiang Rai hospital for treatment and medical evaluations, reported CBS . The four boys pulled from the cave Sunday in an urgent and risky operation that involved them diving through the cave's dark, tight and ...

by | July 10, 2018 | 14:17

Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda had said early Monday that the same group of expert divers who took part in Sunday's rescue would return to extricate the others because they know the cave conditions and what to do. Twelve children and one adult were trapped in underground caves in northern Thailand on June 23rd, and a rescue mission is still taking place to bring the victims home.

by | July 10, 2018 | 14:06

The overachieving hosts, the lowest ranked nation in the tournament, were trying to make it to the World Cup semifinals for the first time since the Soviet Union team finished fourth at the 1966 tournament in England . Andrej Kramaric had drawn Croatia level with five minutes left in the first half, canceling out Denis Cheryshev's opener, before Domagoj Vida struck in extra time to score what appeared to be the winning goal.

by | July 10, 2018 | 14:04

Martinez, previously manager of English clubs Swansea City, Wigan Athletic and Everton, took over after a disappointing European Championship in 2016 when Belgium were beaten 3-1 by Wales in the quarterfinals. What's more, the wide-open remaining field in Russian Federation features players who, if they perform decisively in a winning cause, will have demonstrably better Ballon d'Or credentials than Neymar and push the big two harder than they have been at any stage over the past decade.

by | July 09, 2018 | 05:17

Familiar faces such as Joe Hart, Jack Wilshere, and Chris Smalling have been left out of the squad and Southgate's training and team preparation have also been upgraded since the embarrassing defeat against Iceland in the 2016 Euros, says Rose.

by | July 09, 2018 | 04:51

Rio de Janeiro - Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho and family members have been victims of racist insults on social media since his World Cup own goal on Friday, when Brazil was eliminated by Belgium in the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Russian Federation.

by | July 06, 2018 | 03:27

In total, the eight-time champion lost just nine of 61 points on his serve and broke Lacko five times, including with a forehand victor to close out the match. It was a rare occurrence at a tournament where women's matches have accounted for just 39 percent of the matches on the feature courts the past 25 years.

by | July 06, 2018 | 02:36

So often the man to save Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't work his magic on Saturday against Uruguay, as they bowed out of the tournament. The World Cup hosts' penalty shootout victory over Spain on Sunday prompted extraordinary scenes of street celebration in Moscow.

by | July 06, 2018 | 00:55

Most would think that Miocic would be disheartened to hear of James' departure from Cleveland. This is especially true considering that James agreed to a multi-year deal, which is something he was not willing to do with Dan Gilbert and the Cleveland Cavaliers .

by | July 04, 2018 | 07:49

Given Alexis Sanchzez's competitive nature, he will be raging that he's not taking part in the World Cup . "I have more experience, definitely", the victor of the 2015 PFA Player of the Year Award said. That was the first major tournament for many of us, knockout matches have a lot to do with experience and can be complicated. "We gave European clubs a message today that they should bring more Japanese players and I hope that after this World Cup that's what will happen".

by | July 04, 2018 | 07:39

Edinson will be able to play in the quarterfinals of the 2018 world Cup with France on Friday, July 6, is not specified. Cavani has scored 45 goals for Uruguay , 12 of which have been assisted by Suarez. The victor of this quarter final will face the victor between Brazil and Belgium. "There is a tournament in September and we hope Cristiano will be with us to help the players grow".

by | July 03, 2018 | 02:24

James and the Cavaliers have been beaten in three out of four NBA Finals against the Warriors since 2015. With the announcement of LeBron James' decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers and head for Los Angeles with a four-year, $154 million contract in tow, the betting lines have changed seismically in Las Vegas.

by | July 03, 2018 | 02:19

Neymar , whose foul exaggerations were a point of pre-match talk from Mexico captain Andres Guardado, then drew the ire of the El Tri fans in the crowd of 41,970 by rolling theatrically on the ground after Miguel Layun stepped on his ankle in the 73rd minute.

by | July 03, 2018 | 02:17

According to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com, LeBron James will opt out of his Cleveland Cavaliers contract and thus will become an unrestricted free agent. That's due in part to the simple fact that Paul also has other clients that will be in the free agent market. The Los Angeles Lakers may have LeBron James now, but they're still not the betting favorites to win an National Basketball Association title in 2019.

by | July 03, 2018 | 02:12

The Los Angeles Lakers won a grand total of 35 games last season in the NBA's always-tough Western Conference, but guess who just became one of the oddsmakers' favourites to win it all next season? His agency Klutch Sports Group announced the move in a release on Sunday, less than 24 hours after the NBA's free agency market opened.

by | July 03, 2018 | 01:57

Yet England's extensive preparations, which have been formally ongoing since March and have been a daily feature of their sessions at their Zelenogorsk base camp, have left him full of belief that he should be on Gareth Southgate's list of takers.

by | July 03, 2018 | 00:46

They were likely as surprised as anyone else when they stunned Colombia 2-1 in their Group H opener. Japan's team players attend an official training of Japan on the eve of the round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, July 1, 2018.

by | July 01, 2018 | 15:32

Coming into the World Cup after sensationally winning Euro 2016, Portugal were filled with hope for a successful tournament, and with Ronaldo in top form after the first two games, all things pointed towards a deep run in Russian Federation for the Selecao .

by | July 01, 2018 | 14:12

Wojnarowski further reports that Jordan and the Dallas Mavericks are "prepared to partner together". Jordan opted out of his contract with the Clippers this week. He's also average 10.7 rebounds over his career, including at least 13 a game the past five seasons. Jordan even showed improvement as a free throw shooter last season with a career-high 58 percent success rate.

by | July 01, 2018 | 10:42

While Real Madrid's Ronaldo will also be bitterly disappointed to be heading home earlier than planned from Russian Federation, he at least has the consolation of having won his country's first ever European Championship, two years ago in France .

by | July 01, 2018 | 10:25

Germany's failure to make the round of 16 came as Mexico went down to eventual Group F leaders Sweden, who smashed the Central Americans 3-0 in Yekaterinburg. Koreans in their rare attacks was more risky than the world Cup. Saudi Arabia took third place in Group A behind Uruguay and Russian Federation with one win and two losses, while Iran were No.

by | June 30, 2018 | 18:33

The result means that England will now face Colombia in Moscow on Tuesday with kick-off at 7pm. England made eight changes to the team who crushed Panama 6-1 but the uninspiring performance against Belgium highlighted that their options on the bench are not as rich as believed.

by | June 30, 2018 | 17:18

Reigning world champions Germany were dumped out during the group stages after a horror showing in Russian Federation. But a 2-0 defeat to South Korea in the third group game sealed their fate and sees them heading home early. "But now we are at a World Cup , it's a new cycle, a new format", said coach Tite in an attempt to keep feet on the ground. Mourinho has been working as an exclusive pundit for RT during the World Cup in Russian Federation, and gave insights into how he has ...

by | June 30, 2018 | 16:53

Five-time Ballon d'Or victor Messi underlined his importance to Argentina with a sublime opening goal against Nigeria on Tuesday. They upped their game substantially for their final match against Nigeria, changing their shape and finally being able to get a big performance from the talismanic Lionel Messi to edge out their qualification rivals 2-1; thus qualifying for the last 16, and sparking wild celebrations in the Argentina camp.

by | June 30, 2018 | 16:47

Uruguay, meanwhile, go into the knockout stages aiming to win their third World Cup , and first since 1950, in Russian Federation. It has been like that for the whole of 2018. Meanwhile, three of Portugal's last four goals have come from outside the box. Ronaldo began the tournament in spectacular fashion, with his stunning free kick completing a hat trick and snatching a 3-3 draw against Spain at Fisht Stadium.

by | June 30, 2018 | 13:59

In Germany's second game of the World Cup against Sweden , Toni Kroos mistake led to Ola Toivonen's opening goal but Kroos had the last laugh when he whipped home a brilliant injury-time victor. That means the two games he featured in ended in losses, with Germany failing to score when he was on the pitch. "They are a strong rival that beat Germany and Korea and qualified at the expense of Germany ".

by | June 28, 2018 | 15:45

The Manchester City defender had not scored for his country before the game, but he was disappointed to see Panama score a late consolation goal to deny Stones and the rest of the England defenders a clean sheet. The second half was better from Panama's point of view, though it had the air of a training game as England toyed with their opponents before Kane wrote his name into the history books by sealing his hat-trick.

by | June 28, 2018 | 13:57

Hamilton beat teammate Valtteri Bottas to the fastest time at Paul Ricard on Saturday by 0.118s as title rival Sebastian Vettel took third, 0.371s off the pace. "It would have been nice if it had continued raining all day but unfortunately it dried up just in time for the session", added the 20-year-old, referring to the washed out earlier practice.