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Ex-Wimbledon champ Boris Becker shocked by bankruptcy

Ex-Wimbledon champ Boris Becker shocked by bankruptcy Whether the 49-year-old has run out of money or not, one thing is for certain: Becker certainly hasn't run out of passion for the game. She added: "It is not often the case that a professional person has a judgment ( debt ) outstanding against them since October 2015". [Full Article...]

Derek Carr, Raiders close in on huge extension

Derek Carr, Raiders close in on huge extension But if Carr receives a record-breaking deal, it's bound to be topped soon. Schefter is rarely wrong and it is only a matter of time before Oakland can call their quarterback the highest-paid player in the NFL . "But as soon as the ball was snapped, it was a blessing". We all anticipated that Derek Carr would be under center when the Las Vegas Raiders began play here in 2020. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation vs Portugal FIFA Confederations Cup

Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino on Monday strongly defended the use of video assistant referees (VAR) during the first round of group-stage matches at the Confederations Cup in Russia. Though the system ultimately proved accurate, the time taken and manner of explaining decisions in the stadium and to TV viewers appeared chaotic. "In the end it wa... [Full Article...]

Floyd Mayweather to Fight Conor McGregor on August 26 in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather to Fight Conor McGregor on August 26 in Las Vegas UFC president Dana White , who took part in negotiations on behalf of McGregor , told ESPN: "We have been in talks for a while". And I stopped doubting Conor McGregor a long time ago. It's being speculated that both men will be paid a staggering $ 100 million each for the fight to be aired on pay-per-view TV. We got the thing done. [Full Article...]

Murray to face Thompson at Queen's after Bedene withdrawal

Meanwhile, fellow Aussie young gun Kokkinakis also enjoyed a memorable win of his own, ousting 2016 Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic in a thriller 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8). I took each point at a time. "Last week was a good week, I got to the final of Stuttgart", Lopez said. Again, I have shown my level in practice, but you want to win. [Full Article...]

Perez distances Real from De Gea move, backs goalkeepers

Perez distances Real from De Gea move, backs goalkeepers Perez was confirmed as president on Monday after standing for election unopposed. As you might have guessed with the transfer window soon to open, there was also plenty of talk about which players might be arriving at / departing the Bernabeu over the next few weeks. [Full Article...]

Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open

The 31-year-old Spaniard won his 10th French Open and his 15th Grand Slam on Sunday, and he did it in style. "The Aegon Championships will feature world number one and defending champion Andy Murray , US Open champion Stan Wawrinka , 2014 victor Grigor Dimitrov, and last year's runner-up Milos Raonic ". [Full Article...]

Unstoppable Rafael Nadal wins his 10th French Open title

Unstoppable Rafael Nadal wins his 10th French Open title A 10th singles title at the clay-court Grand Slam represents a professional era record - no player has won more singles titles at the same major event as the 31-year-old. I just won the most important event of the year for me, so that's the only thing that matters today. "You are a great example and it's always been an honour to play against you". [Full Article...]

Former Man Utd star Di Maria given suspended prison sentence

In Spain, sentences less than two years are normally suspended unless the individual has a prior conviction. His case is the latest episode of tax avoidance after former Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo was summoned to appear before a Spanish judge on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to reach French final

After the game, Halep stated that she did not realise she saved a match point as she completed one of the French Open's best comebacks to reach the semi-finals. "But I refused to accept that I can not play, so I think I recovered faster mentally because of the positive thinking, and I really wanted to be here". [Full Article...]

Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History He's going for his 10th Roland Garros, so it's something really impressive, something tough. For me, to pass Federer as the greatest of all time, Nadal would have to pass Federer in major titles and he would need to do so by winning titles, not at the French Open . [Full Article...]

Canadian GP: Hamilton takes 65th pole position, equals Senna's record

It was bad that we didn't spot it. Hamilton - still fresh from sealing the 65th pole position of his career which drew him level with the tally of his boyhood hero Ayrton Senna - led every lap in a masterful display at a track which has been so kind to him over the years. [Full Article...]

Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities

Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities Mourinho is under suspicion of having committed two offences in relation to personal income tax, but the 54-year-old has denied any wrongdoing. Chelsea and Manchester United have a long history of competing with each other for elite players in the transfer market. [Full Article...]

David Harris signing with Patriots

David Harris signing with Patriots Linebacker David Harris has agreed to a two-year deal with the New England Patriots , a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Wednesday. Harris, a great tackler, missed just one game last season and played in all 16 games every year since 2009 prior to that. Harris' skills most closely overlap with Patriots linebackers Elandon Roberts and Jonathan Freeny . [Full Article...]

A look back at the Confederations cup first round games

Ronaldo is now at the Confederations Cup with Portugal , and Santos is confident that the 32-year-old's full focus is on helping his country to success rather than his individual situation. As Infantino said, the Federation Internationale de Football Association will work with Russia for one more year to organize the best World Cup. "We must be ready for them". [Full Article...]

War of Words heats up ahead of first test

Gatland, back in familiar surroundings in his native city, has also confirmed Owen Farrell will be fit and available for selection for Eden Park, with the tour captain, Sam Warburton , and the centre Jonathan Joseph also in contention for the Test 23 after being omitted from the midweek squad to face the Chiefs on Tuesday . [Full Article...]

New York Islanders Revised Expansion Draft Team

New York Islanders Revised Expansion Draft Team His 30 selections, which he admitted include a few "throwaway picks" from three or four teams, are due to the National Hockey League at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday. He is a year away from free agency, so GM Garth Snow is trying to get him some offensive help. Flames hold on to Ferland: Micheal Ferland's breakout 15-goal season must have really impressed executives with the Calgary Flames, who ma... [Full Article...]

Harry Kane: 'I want to be England captain full time'

Gareth Southgate's side took the lead at Hampden Park through Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, but a couple of Leigh Griffiths free kicks in quick succession saw Scotland turn the game on its head in the final minutes of normal time . "I think it is clear that our record is three knockout wins in 25 years so we now have a young team emerging, a 19- and a 21-year-old in the front line today, they hav... [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy: India set up Bangladesh clash in semi-final

De Villiers, under more pressure after scoring 4 and 0 in the Trophy, picked the lengths easily and looked comfortable in making 16 off 12 balls. I love the captaincy. "I can't explain to you exactly what happens". "See, I don't know the figures". Just a very poor batting performance. It has nothing to do with the energy or the intensity or the belief in the team. [Full Article...]

Pakistan media hails win against India

The pictures were apparently in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech a year ago in which he had raised the issue Pakistan's atrocities on people of Baluchistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. All the boys were confident and they contributed for the superb victory, he said and added that each one of them played for the team not for themselves individually. [Full Article...]


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