The 35-year-old Swiss has been a model of efficiency breezing through four matches-including a set-and-a-half against Alexandr Dolgopolov, who retired with a foot injury-in just four hours, two minutes. The seemingly ageless Federer continued his quest for an unprecedented eighth men's singles crown at nearly 36 with a 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 6-4 third-round victory over Mischa Zverev .
After winning the Tour's opening time trial and leading the race for four days, Thomas has already fallen three times in this year's Tour, on stage two, four and again on stage eight and has at least six bad falls in his career. With terrible timing, Froome survived a breakdown of his bike gears on the last, hugely tough climb that forced him to change machines just when he was riding furiously in a bunch with other top contenders.
Paulinho told Mundo Deportivo : 'It is a unique opportunity for me to be able to play in Barça, the best team in the world and surrounded by the best players. The Brazil global is reportedly prepared to take a pay-cut for the chance to play at the Nou Camp, although the Catalans are yet to agree a transfer fee with his current employers.
Blac Chyna is taking legal action against her ex-fiance Rob Kardashian after he posted explicit photos of her on social media, which her lawyer Lisa Bloom calls revenge porn . But it seems that the mother-of-two is happy enough paying for her own rent, and wants to distance herself from Rob as much as possible. As Rob exposed his ex-fiancée for cheating on him with several guys and using him (and them) for their money, Rarri True apparently began to look at Chyna with a ...
He and his coaching staff confronted the referee and other officials to demand a video review of the incident, in which Portugal's Pepe appeared to push Mexico's Hector Moreno as the latter attempted a header at goal . 24/10 | Panama 15/4 (22:30) The United States , winners of the 2013 Gold Cup, are strong favourites to top Group B , but Panama will be their biggest threat.
AS also claim Real Madrid are looking to do business with Chelsea rather than Manchester United as they are not happy with the Red Devils following the David De Gea saga last season and their interest in Alvaro Morata . Who'd say no to the biggest club in the world? Lukaku has established himself as one of the world's best strikers over the past few years and scored 25 goals in the Premier League last season.
Morata has struggled to hold down a regular spot since re-joining Madrid from Juventus last summer with the striker making just 16 starts in all competitions last season. The Independent understands that United are deep in discussions with Real Madrid over Colombian Rodriguez in a move that would likely cost upwards of €70million.
I feel very relaxed next to him. Lightning struck twice at the All-England Lawn and Tennis Club on Saturday, albeit this time in less dramatic fashion. "There's no grass. I don't know how to describe it", said Mladenovic, who held a bag of ice on her swollen knee. I would like to find out what the greenkeepers are going to do.
Members of various fishermen associations during a meeting resolved to launch the protest fast and also demanded that Lankan government release the arrested fishermen and fishing boats seized by the island nation's navy. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he raised the issue of arrest of 14 fishermen in two separate instances by the Lankan navy on 24 June.
One of the things is speed, being kind of a finisher, preparing chances, making goals and all that stuff. He brings all this in. The Reds snapped up the Egyptian global from Italian outfit Roma for a fee in the region of £44m last month, convincing him to put pen-to-paper to a long-term contract.
According to a report from Spanish outlet Diario Gol , Premier League champions Chelsea are set to table a massive bid for Real Madrid duo James Rodriguez and Alvaro Morata . Shaw had been facing an uncertain future at Old Trafford after being subjected to a series of public dressing-downs by Mourinho last season. Strong on the ball and dynamic with possession, however, Lukaku is a natural frontman who can build up plays from inside the final third and around the box and that's one ...
With this contract, the Wizards will exceed the luxury tax line for the first time in franchise history. The Nets and Porter reached an agreement Wednesday on an offer sheet that would pay Porter the maximum of $106 million over four years.
The British and Irish Lions must improve their discipline if they are to upset the All Blacks in their Test series decider on Saturday, according to Sir Ian McGeechan. They had to overcome a ridiculous tour schedule that put them at an immediate disadvantage due to jet lag and a lack of preparation, and they have had to deal with constant swipes on the Kiwi media has thrown into question the integrity of a certain newspaper here that wants to be a cheerleader for the All Blacks rather than ...
Her opponent Ms. Shevchenko, meanwhile, has won back-to-back since losing to Ms. Nunes, beating Holly Holm and Julianna Pena , in that order. Her fight with Shevchenko, which headlines Saturday's UFC 213 pay-per-view at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, will be her ninth in the division, tied with Tate for the most appearances in history.
The 56-year-old was found to have used "insulting" words towards match officials during his side's defeat to Portugal in the third-place play-off at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation on July 2. Osorio was ejected, and Federation Internationale de Football Association, in a twist of irony, used video replay to sanction him now. The contest is part of a doubleheader that includes a match between Jamaica and El Salvador.
The Sixers guard rolled his ankle outward while attempting to contest a driving lay-up by Golden State's Jabari Brown. Bob Cooney of the Philadelphia Daily News reported Fultz was holding his left ankle and exited the court without putting any pressure on it.
No stranger to trying to make his mark during the summer months, McKinney-Jones played for the Heat's team in the 2014 Orlando Summer League before then competing for the San Antonio Spurs' unit during that year's Las Vegas Summer League. His play was good enough that Dallas picked up his team option for next year. Yogi Ferrell , Dorian Finney-Smith, Nicolas Brussino, and No. 9 overall pick Dennis Smith Jr.
He joins Richard Jefferson as depth at small forward behind LeBron James and also is set to serve as Cleveland's only other power forward on the roster behind Kevin Love. Green was the fifth overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft, drafted by the Boston Celtics . Offensively, the Swiss national has incrementally improved from beyond the arc throughout his career, averaging 34.2 percent last season, while in the 2015-16 season, he averaged 43.1 percent when shooting corner threes.
Sports reports that Ajax later said the player was "stable" in hospital and being "kept asleep for optimal treatment". "Emergency services are still [treating] Nouri, players look anxious", Ajax tweeted. The Eredivisie outfit posted on Twitter in Dutch: 'There was talk of heart rhythm disorders. The 20-year-old required medical attention on the pitch before being airlifted to hospital where his club has since stated he is "stable, has a heartbeat and is asleep".
And it has now emerged Chelsea moved to re-sign Lukaku , who played for the Blues before moving to Everton for £28m in July 2014, earlier this week. Manchester United has announced that the club has agreed to a fee with Everton for the permanent transfer for Romelu Lukaku , confirming reports that surfaced just a few days ago.
But the absurd contract, which includes a player option and trade kicker sweeteners, is not what the Hawks wanted to invest in as they move forward. The Knicks decision to bring him back is a curious one from a sense that the team traded him just two years ago.
That much is granted. The war of words continues between Joel Embiid , left, and LaVar Ball . "The reason he said that ... his vocabulary is limited", LaVar said, per TMZ . "I say when you don't win, and don't make the playoffs, and don't even stay on the court long enough, that's the best thing you can do, is tweet, make some stuff", Ball asserted.
A press conference was even held to announce the title bout. "The program for me stays exactly the same", Whittaker said. "That's what I want to live up to, and I feel that's totally within my reach". There is a lot on the line for both fighters, but you'd never guess it based on Romero's mid-week demeanor. Do you think that bothers me? It's mixed martial arts.
For USA head coach John Calipari and the rest of his team, it was the first loss since 2011 when Paul Hewitt was the coach, as noted by Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress . Germany refused to fold and although the USA built a 28-20 in the second quarter, Germany kept it close and at halftime the Americans led 33-31. Germany kept the game close in the second quarter and trailed 33-31 at halftime.
Last summer Harden signed a contract extension that runs through the 2019-20 season that was reportedly worth $118.1 million. With the megadeal, Harden is taking advantage of brand new CBA rules that enable contract extensions for superstars.
Konta takes on Greece's Maria Sakkari on Court One after seventh seed Marin Cilic faces Steve Johnson of the United States. The 37-year-old, who won her first SW19 crown in 2000, overcame her powerful teenage opponent 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 on Court One.
Zverev, making his first appearance on Centre Court, acquitted himself well against the master, taking the first set to the wire, but he was no match against the seven-time champion, who is aiming to become the oldest man to win a Grand Slam at 35.
And, as noted, advanced metrics haven't supported the notion that Bradley is an elite defender. The sophomore guard had double shoulder surgery over the offseason. With a few teams now tied up in offer sheets to other free agent targets, the Brooklyn Nets are expected to be a top contender for KCP's services. They have several bodies to throw at LeBron in an impending playoff matchup and they have the personnel to boast one of the best offenses in the league.
The team will replace the relevant parts for qualifying. And the Briton will start from the fourth row of the grid after receiving a five-place penalty when Mercedes opted to change the gearbox in his auto. "The reason why, as president of the FIA, I felt uncomfortable was because of what I heard about Lewis Hamilton not doing anything different from what he had done under the previous Safety Car".
Rudy Gay and the San Antonio Spurs agreed to a two-year deal worth $17 million, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports . The team could potentially bring back Gasol or Dedmon to start at center, or potentially look at other free agent options .
Two are Keselowski and Busch , and the third is Matt Kenseth - who won in 2013 - but that's it. Keselowski took the checkered flag in 2012, 2014 and 2016 while Busch finished first in 2011 and 2015. He holds an average finish of fifth at Kentucky and has the third best Driver Rating here. "Certainly this is worthwhile for our team and everybody at Joe Gibbs Racing ", Busch said.
A flurry of wickets either side of tea saw England reduce their visitors to 104-4 on day two, but a strong 99-run fifth-wicket partnership between Temba Bavuma and Theunis de Bruyn helped South Africa stabilise somewhat and eventually reach 214-5 going into the weekend.
The freakish decision to invite Bobby Knight to deliver a lecture at a USA spy agency appears to have backfired in staggering fashion. The FBI investigated Knight for a year culminating with a July 2016 interview at his Montana home, the Post reported.
They report the Serie A side are "dreaming" of making the 28-year-old their "poster boy" for the new era at the San Siro as they try and keep up with the spending of fierce rivals AC Milan. Thus, Sanchez has been identified as a viable target who can add a lot of quality to Guardiola's squad. The Gunners have already signed Alexandre Lacazette for a club-record fee and are moving for other attacking players to brace themselves for Sanchez's departure, should it be this summer or on a ...
Atlanta Hawks - The Hawks could've had up to $20 million in cap room if they renounced Tim Hardaway Jr. and let the New York Knicks keep him at that outrageous price, and Caldwell-Pope would be a great fit for their rebuild. The Nets' salary-cap space is occupied awaiting the Washington Wizards ' decision to match a $106.5 million offer sheet to restricted free-agent forward Otto Porter .