• Despairing Hamilton out of German GP qualifying
Despairing Hamilton out of German GP qualifying

That wasn't his only crime, he declined to attend the stewards meeting to face charges of driving his vehicle on the race track wearing just one glove and using a mobile phone at the same time. Towards the front of the grid there's much speculation about Kimi Raikkonen remaining at Ferrari and his seat being taken by the 20-year-old Charles Lecle...

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  • Wimbledon glance: Djokovic eyes 4th title against Anderson
Wimbledon glance: Djokovic eyes 4th title against Anderson

Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon for 22 years on Saturday but insisted the seeds of her shock triumph over Serena Williams were sown during a miserable 2017 season. Strong, fit and determined, Kerber wasn't rattled by Williams' powerful groundstrokes. "It was such an fantastic tournament for me". Writing about ...

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  • Heartbreak for Man United fans as Mourinho delivers worst possible news
Heartbreak for Man United fans as Mourinho delivers worst possible news

I'm not anxious if we lose badly", continued Mourinho. United meanwhile have addressed the midfield and defence in Fred and Diogo Dalot respectively but Michael Carrick and Daley Blind have both departed as well. "That complicates things. I would lie if I said I am not anxious about it, but it is what it is". "It is not good for him, it is ...

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  • Mourinho urges Pogba to stay and help Man Utd do a France
Mourinho urges Pogba to stay and help Man Utd do a France

Pogba is one of several World Cup stars absent from United's tour of the USA, which kicks off in the early hours of Friday morning against Club America in Phoenix. During the period both players were on screen, Matuidi is heard telling Pogba to come back to Juventus. The 25-year-old's decisive blow, which put his team up by two goals and effect...

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  • World Cup victory boosts French morale, but not Macron's popularity
World Cup victory boosts French morale, but not Macron's popularity

Mr Macron was due to call on the bosses to take "immediate, visible commitments" to create jobs and apprenticeships in such areas, said his aides. With Luka Modric most likely having played his last major worldwide tournament at 32, and several of his teammates, including Ivan Rakitic (30) and the 32-year-old Mario Mandzukic , in the twili...

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  • Blazers have engaged Spurs in Kawhi Leonard trade talks
Blazers have engaged Spurs in Kawhi Leonard trade talks

The teams that would be used as facilitators for these deals - the Bulls, the Nets, and the Hawks - have all used their cap space". According to ESPN, the Celtics have not included Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, or Al Horford in their trade package, while the Sixers have not included Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, or Markell...

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  • Chelsea goalkeeper Courtois house-hunting in Madrid
Chelsea goalkeeper Courtois house-hunting in Madrid

It's thought that Liverpool's offer is slightly below Roma's valuation, which could allow Chelsea to sneak in if they agree to pay the full amount. Do you think Real Madrid will sign Thibaut Courtois? As it stands, Chelsea's failure to secure a UEFA Champions League action looks likely to play a big role in Hazard's decision to dump t...

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  • Anderson, Isner demand change after epic as Nadal and Djokovic halted
Anderson, Isner demand change after epic as Nadal and Djokovic halted

Serbia's Novak Djokovic (L) shakes hands after winning against Spain's Rafael Nadal during the continuation of their men's singles semi-final match on the twelfth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon , southwest London , on July 14, 2018.

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  • Trump tries to calm political storm over Putin summit, says he misspoke
Trump tries to calm political storm over Putin summit, says he misspoke

Reading from prepared remarks, Trump said that he accepted the broad consensus of the USA intelligence community that Russian Federation meddled in the election, then ad-libbed that there "could be other people also". Reading from prepared remarks, Trump said he misspoke during the press conference when he said he didn't see any reason why Russ...

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  • Chelsea Should Be Ashamed Of Their Statement About Antonio Conte
Chelsea Should Be Ashamed Of Their Statement About Antonio Conte

The sacking brings to an end a fractious two-year relationship between Chelsea and Conte. The west London side struggled to follow up their Premier League title winning season of 2016/17, limping to fifth in the league with only an FA Cup triumph over Manchester United as a consolation to take from their season.

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  • Tour de France Stage 7: Dylan Groenewegen outsprints Fernando Gaviria
Tour de France Stage 7: Dylan Groenewegen outsprints Fernando Gaviria

Both he and Greipel were demoted from the sprint by the commissaires after the finish - effectively promoting Sagan to second on the stage. With almost six hours in the saddle and hardly any action until the finale, there was plenty of time to relax and fool around during the longest stage of the Tour de France on Friday.

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  • How to Watch the 2018 Men's Wimbledon Final Online for Free
How to Watch the 2018 Men's Wimbledon Final Online for Free

Given that the last tournament he won was in Eastbourne in 2017, Djokovic has been in anything but good form. Calls for fifth-set tiebreakers only grew louder after the suspension of Nadal-Djokovic, as the match was pushed back because Isner and Anderson's match went so long as they played out the fifth set.

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  • Pacquiao wins 60th career fight with seventh-round knockout
Pacquiao wins 60th career fight with seventh-round knockout

Following his shock loss to Australian journeyman Jeff Horn last time out, Pacquiao made a decision to change his corner team, and his new line-up paid immediate dividends. "This is true", said Pacquiao. He hailed Pacquiao as a "great legend" and said he will take a break after his loss. Fight night action has come thick and fast so far in Mala...

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  • Willian finally speaks on Barcelona interest
Willian finally speaks on Barcelona interest

Manchester United reportedly make Chelsea's Willian their top summer transfer target. Tite's side were beaten 2-1 by Belgium in the quarter-finals on Friday, which has paved the way for the 29-year-old to focus on his future; something he has openly admitted previously.

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  • Exhausted Croatia must draw on reserves for France final
Exhausted Croatia must draw on reserves for France final

And when the pain of this semifinal defeat heals, England can reflect on a campaign that's changed the mood music around the national team. The supporters came together to sing the popular hit Don't Look Back In Anger. There are plenty of big names ahead of England in the betting though, albeit many of them failed to produce this summer with on...

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  • Chelsea confirm departure of Antonio Conte
Chelsea confirm departure of Antonio Conte

Conte won the Premier League in his first season and the FA Cup in May, but the team finished fifth in the league last season, missing out on Champions League qualification. Sarri is believed to have agreed to bring former Chelsea favourite Gianfranco Zola - whose managerial career has stalled after a series of failures - along as one of his ba...

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  • Nadal: Novak will be a tough opponent
Nadal: Novak will be a tough opponent

The victor will play either John Isner or Kevin Anderson in Sunday's final. Nadal's total of nine Grand Slam match-wins against Djokovic is the most that anyone has managed against the Serb, but Djokovic has also defeated Nadal at the Grand Slams more often than anybody else, with 4 victories against the Spaniard at the majors.

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  • The calm before the semi-final storm
The calm before the semi-final storm

Belgium paid the price for failing to take their chances against France but will now have to shake off their disappointment and focus on finishing third at the World Cup , coach Roberto Martinez said after his team's defeat in the semifinal.

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  • Alessandro Del Piero hails Juventus' £100m signing of Cristiano Ronaldo
Alessandro Del Piero hails Juventus' £100m signing of Cristiano Ronaldo

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. And with Juventus desperate to win the Champions League after so many years of dominance in Italy, he will be give...

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  • Vrsaljko hoping to be fit for World Cup semi-final
Vrsaljko hoping to be fit for World Cup semi-final

As World Cup fever mounts back home during a long summer heatwave, the country is hopeful of reaching a first final in more than half a century. In effect, yellow cards are wiped at the semi-final stage. "People didn't believe in us, but we made them believe", Dzagoev added. "As much as ( Gareth) Southgate is deservedly receiving praise, the...

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  • England make it to first semi-final in 28 years
England make it to first semi-final in 28 years

England boss Gareth Southgate celebrates the win (Tim Goode, PA). For a long time , England fans have struggled to identify with the players pulling on the shirt and representing their nation. So they were tough opponents and set out exactly what that meant at kick-off when they lined their players up on the left-hand side of the pitch and ha...

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  • Former NBA, UCLA Player Found Dead After Standoff With Police
Former NBA, UCLA Player Found Dead After Standoff With Police

Honeycutt reportedly barricaded himself within the residence. "LAFD responded and pronounced the male dead at [the] scene". When officers arrived at the home, near Riverside Drive and Tyrone Avenue, the suspect opened fire on them, authorities said.

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  • England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford becoming national hero
England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford becoming national hero

Pickford wasn't tested often against Sweden , however, when he was, the young shot-stopper was prepared for a handful of brilliant saves to keep his first clean sheet of this World Cup . " Jordan Pickford proved in the last game how big he is for this team and we will all be celebrating together", he said. After England fans were put through...

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  • Lucas Torreira confirms Arsenal transfer as he flies in for medical
Lucas Torreira confirms Arsenal transfer as he flies in for medical

Arsenal have long needed some steel in the centre of the park, and Torreira's ability to regain and retain possession under pressure should give them that. Sokratis Papastathopoulos has described himself as a "defender who likes to defender" following his move to Arsenal . The Arsenal players not involved at the World Cup reported for pre-s...

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  • Knee complaint sidelines Marcus Rashford for England’s first training in Russia
Knee complaint sidelines Marcus Rashford for England’s first training in Russia

I'm from a generation that recalls two summers in the 1970s when in the face of the failure of the England football team, they failed to qualify for the World Cup finals - not once but twice - we ended up supporting Scotland in the days when it was widely acceptable to cross the footballing divide.

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