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Sport Geraint Thomas attacks, takes Tour de France lead ahead of Chris Froome
Author: 0 Geraint Thomas attacks, takes Tour de France lead ahead of Chris Froome

After his Australian BMC teammate Richie Porte crashed out of the Tour on Sunday, Van Avermaet started the second week with no agenda but to stay in yellow as long as he could, and put in a ride to honour the jersey. Yet Thomas, a former track cycling Olympic champion like 2012 Tour victor Bradley Wiggins, has yet to prove he can handle the pressure of a grand tour.

Sport Have to get our act right before the World Cup, says Kohli
Author: 0 Have to get our act right before the World Cup, says Kohli

Both the teams will be locking their horns today in the third match of the One Day Internationals. England, who will be bidding to win the World Cup for the first time when they stage next year's edition, had said they would treat Tuesday's match as a dress rehearsal for a winner-takes-all game at the showpiece tournament.

Sport ‘Rip off’: fans angry over new £190 Manchester United kit
Author: 0 ‘Rip off’: fans angry over new £190 Manchester United kit

When discussing Alexis Sanchez not being on tour with visa issues he name-dropped Martial in his thinking. Speaking last week, Hamilton said: "United is renowned for giving young players a chance to play in the first team if you are good enough, no matter what your age, and that's my dream".

Sport Only 2 Croatians in FIFA World Cup 2018 Team
Author: 0 Only 2 Croatians in FIFA World Cup 2018 Team

The Victor Hugo stop - named after the acclaimed 19th-century writer - was renamed Victor Hugo Lloris after the team's captain and goalkeeper, while Notre Dame des Champs became Notre Didier Deschamps . Joy over the win brightened the Monday morning commute in Paris , where young people in cars sang and shouted. Maduro nonetheless congratulated the team for the "beautiful" way they played and paid tribute to his ally and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for putting on "the best World ...

Author: 0 Spurs trade Kawhi Leonard to Raptors for DeMar DeRozan

That number is likely larger, but it's nonetheless notable for a sluggishly-moving situation for the Spurs, who have not received impressive-enough offers for their swingman with one year left on his contract and a reported expectation he would like to join the Los Angeles Lakers .

Sport Real Madrid Take Transfer Stance On Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Real Madrid Take Transfer Stance On Eden Hazard

The 36 year-old departed Chelsea for the Gunners in 2015 and has gone on to lift one FA Cup. With Maurizio Sarri set to be unveiled as Chelsea's head coach in his first press conference on Wednesday, it would seem the Italian is covering all bases regarding the goalkeeping position.

Sport Isner apologises for
Author: 0 Isner apologises for "screwing" Wimbledon schedule

Kevin Anderson and John Isner called for Grand Slam chiefs to introduce a cut-off point for final set marathons after their Wimbledon semi-final entered the record books as the second longest ever singles match at a major. This time , there was to be no tiebreak as the final set at Wimbledon is traditionally decided by a difference of two games. It's been a roller-coaster for him in the last couple of rounds but he had a day off and that means a lot.

Author: 0 Trump’s Handwritten Note on Russian Collusion Statement: "THERE WAS NO COLUSION"

As Trump was declaring his "full faith and support" for U.S. intelligence agencies, the lights in the Cabinet Room went dark. Trump said he accepted the intelligence community's assessment that Russian Federation had meddled in the election, and offered a rambling explanation of his assertion that he could not see "any reason" why Russian Federation would interfere.

Sport Twitter reacts as France takes the cup
Author: 0 Twitter reacts as France takes the cup

Pogba's 59 minute strike saw him become the first United player to score in a World Cup final , capping a superb campaign in Russian Federation following a somewhat hard 2017-18 season with his club back in Manchester. That is all I told them'. "Having a look back, I am proud". Add to that the fact that this could be a last World Cup for many of these fantastic players and everyone wants to do something great with this group.

Sport Maurizio Sarri, Gianfranco Zola agree deals with Chelsea?
Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri, Gianfranco Zola agree deals with Chelsea?

The 48-year-old had two seasons in charge of Chelsea FC and had one year remaining on his contract. "We wish Antonio every success in his future career". Taking on the mantle as captain, they won the UEFA Champions League and five Serie A titles. The Sun is reporting that the Chelsea FC board are confident that Sarri's appointment can bring stability to the Blues dressing room following a hard 2017-18 season.

Sport Serena Williams wins at Wimbledon, headed to finals
Author: 0 Serena Williams wins at Wimbledon, headed to finals

It will be Jelena Ostapenko and Angelique Kerber to open the day on Centre Court. We both learned a lot. She's coming back. For me also, I'm coming back from (a disappointing) 2017. "This is not inevitable for me". Because of all the blood issues I have, I was really touch-and-go for a minute. This was one of a clutch of strangely lacklustre all-Williams finals that played a role in the public's apathy.

Sport Duterte wants Pacquiao to retire after KO of Matthysse
Author: 0 Duterte wants Pacquiao to retire after KO of Matthysse

Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs), who turns 40 in December, takes his traveling road show to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in a fight that should produce fireworks considering the power punching and brawling style of the 35-year-old Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs).

Sport England fans think Ante Rebic was shown two yellow cards against England
Author: 0 England fans think Ante Rebic was shown two yellow cards against England

The Sun printed an image of a dejected Southgate with his teammates, along with the caption, "They're coming home..." Croatia complicating things by going into extra-time their last three games. England held on despite losing their nerve, but Croatia broke them down once against in injury time when Mario Mandzukic grabbed the victor. Even before his goal, Mandzukic had spent some minutes on the turf after a collision with England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and an agonising attack ...

Sport Chelsea set to announce the departure of former Italy manager
Author: 0 Chelsea set to announce the departure of former Italy manager

While Chelsea's pursuit of Sarri has been rocky since the end of the season, the club is already working on several transfers requested by the Italian, including a group of targets from Serie A. However, while present players may have had issues with Conte, former Chelsea legend John Terry, who left after the league title-winning campaign had nothing but praise for him.

Sport Same old, same old as Nadal wins another five-set nail-biter
Author: 0 Same old, same old as Nadal wins another five-set nail-biter

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. "I think I won the best point of the match", the Argentine said with a rueful smile after being beaten by Nadal for the 11th time in 16 meetings.

Sport These are the semi-final matchups at the FIFA World Cup (SCHEDULE)
Author: 0 These are the semi-final matchups at the FIFA World Cup (SCHEDULE)

Lawro was speaking to BBC Sport's Chris Bevan in Moscow . A Belgium team featuring numerous same stars lost by the same score to Argentina in the World Cup quarterfinal four years ago and then was shocked 3-1 by Wales in the European Championship quarterfinals two years ago.

Sport Ronaldo signs for Juventus from Real Madrid
Author: 0 Ronaldo signs for Juventus from Real Madrid

Ronaldo, whose World Cup campaign with Portugal was ended in the last 16 by Uruguay just under two weeks ago, hinted after May's Champions League final victory over Liverpool that he was considering leaving the Santiago Bernabeu. 'Juventus want to win the Champions League , but not only that, to be recognised on the same level as the greatest clubs in the world, ' he told Sky Sport Italia .

Sport Gareth Southgate's waistcoat set for a place in history
Author: 0 Gareth Southgate's waistcoat set for a place in history

In doing so, France handed Belgium their first loss of the tournament, and denied the Belgians their first ever trip to the World Cup final. France then beat Argentina and Uruguay en route to the semi-finals. Croatia are not thought to have any injury concerns for the match, with all players available for Monday's training session, which attracted a huge media scrum including more than two dozen camera teams.

Sport Engand's Dele Alli busts out Fortnite dance in World Cup match
Author: 0 Engand's Dele Alli busts out Fortnite dance in World Cup match

The Americans seem to be going off the boil with their World Cup fever, with England and Croatia demoted to the sidebar. "That's so important for us on Saturday because I always think Sweden like to point out we're paid this and that, and we're the team of entitlement, when I don't think that is the case for this group".

Sport Who's saying what at the World Cup
Author: 0 Who's saying what at the World Cup

I don't care if I'm not the biggest keeper because it's about being there in the moment and making the save and I was". "I just work hard every day in training". It is reported that hours before the showdown with England in Moscow, Escobar's brother, Sachi feared another player could be killed if Colombia failed to get through to the quarter-finals, warning the country "had not learned the lessons" from the tragedy.

Sport Arsenal target Lucas Torreira's father says prospect of London move 'scares us'
Author: 0 Arsenal target Lucas Torreira's father says prospect of London move 'scares us'

Arsenal is now targeting Banega's Sevilla teammate Steven N'Zonzi who has handed in his transfer request, but the Frenchman may not be too keen on playing in the Europa League. Calum Chambers has signed a contract extension at Arsenal , with new head coach Unai Emery saying Englishman remains part of his plans at the Emirates.

Sport Sweden v Switzerland Betting Tips: Shaqiri set to shine in St Petersburg
Author: 0 Sweden v Switzerland Betting Tips: Shaqiri set to shine in St Petersburg

Others are not so fortunate. After meekly falling to a 1-0 defeat by unfancied Sweden , it's now 64 years since Switzerland scored in a knockout match at soccer's premier tournament. Sweden do not play particularly dextrous football and they don't do much to surprise you. Like Berg, Russia 2018 had not been kind to Emil Forsberg .

Sport Danilo ruled out for the rest of the World Cup
Author: 0 Danilo ruled out for the rest of the World Cup

PawaBoost is a new feature where prices have been boosted on selected events. "Everyone was saying you should come in second (in Group G) ... but look at the European Championship when we had the same route as England now and things went wrong straight away".

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