• Unai Emery continues to work Arsenal hard in training
Unai Emery continues to work Arsenal hard in training

The Gunners have been busy already during the current transfer window, bringing in Stephan Lichtsteiner , Bernd Leno , Sokratis Papastathopoulos , Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi to strengthen their squad. "Every training is with the ambition I want, working with quality and the competitive spirit I want". "Maybe it's not the right wor...

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  • Wimbledon final vs World Cup final, how situation will be handled
Wimbledon final vs World Cup final, how situation will be handled

However Richard Lewis , chief executive of AELTC, indicated the conditions of entry would be relaxed as the matches go head-to-head, with use of electronic devices permitted if they do not cause disruption. "I was out and about around the grounds and you could tell when England had scored". He added: "People get Wimbledon and we get the balanc...

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  • NFL Supplemental Draft 2018: Giants take Beal in round three
NFL Supplemental Draft 2018: Giants take Beal in round three

He had another productive year in 2016, recording 63 tackles and three interceptions. In all, Beal is one of the best supplemental draft prospects in the past few years. Sports reported that Bryant is expected to sign with the Jets. Wide receiver Josh Gordon was a second-round pick of the Cleveland Browns in 2012. Beal is 6-foot-1, giving the ...

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  • Carmelo Anthony met with Rockets, Heat
Carmelo Anthony met with Rockets, Heat

D'Antoni and Anthony didn't see eye to eye during their time with the New York Knicks but the coach "would be fine with Anthony coming to Houston ", according to Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post. Anthony is due $27.9 million next season but is expected to be traded or released through the NBA's stretch provision, with the Thunder able to al...

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  • Williams back in Wimbledon semi-finals
Williams back in Wimbledon semi-finals

Coming into the tournament seeded 25, Williams has returned to form in spectacular fashion. Not one top-10 seed has made the women's quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Pliskova, at seven, was the highest seed to reach the fourth round after an extraordinary first week of upsets but her hopes of further progress evaporated on a stiflingly hot Court Two.

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  • Balaise Matuidi back in France's only change for semis
Balaise Matuidi back in France's only change for semis

After a poor outing against the US in the final tune-up, Giroud, 31, did not start the opener against Australia, but when France struggled against the Socceroos, head coach Didier Deschamps brought on Giroud, who was involved in the buildup that led to the winning goal late in the game.

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  • Luis Enrique appointed Spain head coach following World Cup exit
Luis Enrique appointed Spain head coach following World Cup exit

Hierro, 50, has chose to "seek new horizons", according to the Spanish football federation (RFEF). Enrique's appointment comes in the wake of Spain's disastrous trip to the World Cup, which looked doomed before they had even kicked a ball.

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  • England v Sweden attracts record live online audience for BBC
England v Sweden attracts record live online audience for BBC

Just two wins away from being crowned World Cup champions for the first time since 1966, England is getting a little bit insane right now. The domestic press, criticised by some in the past for putting too much pressure on the team and being excessively critical, have been given better than usual access to the players, many of whom have been ha...

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  • Ex-UCLA Star, NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Killed After Shootout With LAPD
Ex-UCLA Star, NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Killed After Shootout With LAPD

The suspect barricaded himself inside the home, so police set up a perimeter and called in a SWAT team, according to Officer Jeff Lee with the Department's Media Relations Section. He was declared dead at the scene by the fire department. Honeycutt was only 27. He was a second-round pick by the Kings in the 2011 National Basketball Association draf...

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  • Federer, Serena in Wimbledon masterclass as Wozniacki crashes
Federer, Serena in Wimbledon masterclass as Wozniacki crashes

Play remains suspended on all outer courts due to a spell of rain. The FIFA rankings state Switzerland are the sixth best football team in the world but Federer said his "lethargic" countrymen got what they deserved at the World Cup after they were beaten 1-0 by Sweden.

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  • England pip Colombia on penalties to enter quarters
England pip Colombia on penalties to enter quarters

Colombia ultimately lost 4-3 on penalties in a match which saw them whistled for 23 of the game's 36 fouls and given six of the eight yellow cards, with Maradona echoing Colombia captain Radamel Falcao in accusing Geiger of favouring Gareth Southgate's side .

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  • Kimi Raikkonen previews the Silverstone Grand Prix
Kimi Raikkonen previews the Silverstone Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo finished eight tenths adrift of Vettel in P5, but team mate Verstappen, hoping for an incident-free session after his RB14 crawled to a halt towards the end of FP1 after suffering a gearbox failure , ended up without a time after losing the rear of his auto at Luffield with less than 20 minutes on the clock.

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  • Sung Hyun Park wins Women's PGA Championship in playoff
Sung Hyun Park wins Women's PGA Championship in playoff

But once Ryu made a double bogey on the 17th hole by hitting her tee shot into the hazard, she allowed Park and Hataoka to share the lead, forcing a sudden-death playoff. "I've been hitting it close and giving myself good looks for birdie". Ryu was 11-under while Henderson was 8-under and Park was 7-under. But while clubhouse leaders Park and R...

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  • Jordan Henderson 'forever' in Jordan Pickford's debt
Jordan Henderson 'forever' in Jordan Pickford's debt

England reach World Cup quarter-finals with penalty shoot-out win over ColombiaThe Three Lions reached the quarter-finals in Russian Federation after prevailing 4-3 on spot kicks against Colombia after a 1-1 draw. "We reset our mindset, mentality, work rate, we never stopped". The Daily Mirror hailed: "Justice as Lions win do-or-Dier shoot...

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  • Red Bull Reveal Secret to Verstappen's Austria Win
Red Bull Reveal Secret to Verstappen's Austria Win

The Red Bull ace enjoyed an excellent getaway and briefly moved up to second on the first lap as pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas dropped back. I just had to drive around the issue. "We had a really good vehicle, really good pace". The 20-year-old profited from Lewis Hamilton's retirement eight laps from the end of the race to claim an unexpected vi...

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  • Why England manager Gareth Southgate calls Harrogate home
Why England manager Gareth Southgate calls Harrogate home

Nick Pope, pictured with Harry Kane prior to England's victory over Colombia. "It'll be the most hard game they'll have played so far, they can bet on that". What's most notable about the Scandinavians is their insistence that mentality and mindset ultimately are what give them a chance in every game. " Sweden is another team we have a...

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  • Matuidi: Ronaldo To Juventus Would Be
Matuidi: Ronaldo To Juventus Would Be "Just Great"

Juventus did not reply to a request for comment on Tuesday night. Paris Saint-German superstar Neymar has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid , but a former Los Blancos manager believes the club should be looking at somebody else instead.

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  • Finch takes ownership for not breaking into Test arena
Finch takes ownership for not breaking into Test arena

His innings at Harare Sports Club came from only 76 balls and included 10 sixes and 16 fours. Australia captain Aaron Finch revelled in his record-breaking innings against Zimbabwe , saying it was "up there" as one of the best innings he has ever played.

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  • Japan's fresher legs give them a chance against Belgium:The Asahi Shimbun
Japan's fresher legs give them a chance against Belgium:The Asahi Shimbun

The victor of that tie will go on to face the victor of Monday's other game, which sees Belgium meet Japan in Rostov-on-Don (1800 GMT). When Japan led Belgium 2-0, courtesy two sensational strikes, the world rubbed its eyes in disbelief. "Maybe we gave the European crowds a message that they should bring more Japanese players, not even national p...

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  • New navy video shows boys in Thailand cave laughing, in good health
New navy video shows boys in Thailand cave laughing, in good health

His team members "have given the boys food, starting from easily digested and high-powered food with enough minerals", he said at a news conferece. Experts have cautioned that any attempt to traverse the confined passages will be fraught with difficulties and potential complications, especially if the children can't swim.

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  • Argentina drop Higuain, France revert to team that beat Peru
Argentina drop Higuain, France revert to team that beat Peru

Runners-up in 2014, the South American team were a shell of their former self and many are pointing to tactics of current coach Jorge Sampaoli as the biggest culprit of their fall from grace. After scoring the first in the 2-2 draw against Morocco, Isco will look to carry his form into the Last 16 match against Russian Federation. Ultimately th...

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  • Wild brawl mars World Cup basketball qualifier in Philippines
Wild brawl mars World Cup basketball qualifier in Philippines

The Bucks said they would have no comment about Maker. " We are extremely disappointed with what happened and our role in it ", Moore said . "[Looking at the footage] one of our players, Nathan Sobey , is getting assaulted by a fan".

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  • Durant, Warriors agree to short-term deal
Durant, Warriors agree to short-term deal

But that doesn't mean Durant is looking for the long-term deal many will seek in the free agent market. It's a little unusual that Durant would want a short-term deal, though. As the New York Times' Marc Stein says, Durant will be paid $30.5 million next season. The best he could do this summer is a deal to secure his contract through 2021-22.

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  • DeMarcus Cousins Agrees To Sign One-Year, $5.3M With Warriors
DeMarcus Cousins Agrees To Sign One-Year, $5.3M With Warriors

Warriors centers like Zaza Pachulia, JaVale McGee , Kevon Looney and Jordan Bell are useful in their roles, but they simply don't have the same ability to impact the game like Cousins. "But for me, I'm shooting to be ready for training camp". The culture of the Warriors is strong enough to positively mold any player, but they'd be pushing th...

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  • LeBron James next team: Eight most likely destinations as free agency CONFIRMED
LeBron James next team: Eight most likely destinations as free agency CONFIRMED

James had been widely tipped to join the Los Angeles Lakers , where he can continue to develop business interests such as his media venture, Uninterrupted , in one of the nation's largest markets. James' camp and the Cavaliers' front office have maintained a dialogue since the season ended, sources said. Los Angeles is among the teams in the ...

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  • Lakers sign Rajon Rondo to one-year deal for $9 million
Lakers sign Rajon Rondo to one-year deal for $9 million

It didn't take Julius Randle long to find a home. He eventually played college hoops at the legendary NCAA powerhouse the University of Kentucky after being one of the top high school recruits in the nation. Cousins is more of a low-post threat than Randle, but both players have good passing and vision for big men. Unless Ball is traded away, he ...

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  • Mexico eliminated from World Cup with loss to Brazil
Mexico eliminated from World Cup with loss to Brazil

With 88 minutes on the clock, the substituted Roberto Firmino cemented the lead with a fluky touch that came after Ochoa denied Neymar . But Neymar , sliding in a tandem just behind Jesus, didn't miss, poking the ball into the gaping net with his right foot for his second goal in three games.

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  • Botched strategy, mechanical issues doom Mercedes at F1 Austrian GP
Botched strategy, mechanical issues doom Mercedes at F1 Austrian GP

Hamilton took the lead from team-mate Valtteri Bottas off the line but was left vulnerable when his rivals all pitted during the early virtual safety auto period while he stayed out on track. Esteban Ocon ended up 11th after his final Q2 lap fell nearly two tenths of a second short of beating Hulkenberg, who improved by enough on his second run t...

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  • History maker Andres Iniesta confirms Spain retirement after Russian Federation defeat
History maker Andres Iniesta confirms Spain retirement after Russian Federation defeat

It's been a very long season but I hope I can be at the next one". Spain captain Ramos, who said it was " very hard" to take his country's "painful" World Cup exit, did not address his own future plans but said he was sure his national side would be back competing for trophies at the next worldwide tournaments.

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  • Croatia through to quarters
Croatia through to quarters

After Russia's goalkeeper made two big saves in penalty kicks to help his team shock Spain in the round of 16 , Croatia's goalkeeper Danijel Subasic put on his own world-class display, saving three penalty kicks to guide Croatia past Denmark into the quarterfinals.

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  • LBJ reps reportedly meeting today in Los Angeles
LBJ reps reportedly meeting today in Los Angeles

Before he joined the Heat, James had meetings with the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Clippers, where team representatives pitched the All-Star with personalized presentations and marketing plans. The Cavs have the $5.3 million taxpayer's midlevel exception available to them to spend on free agents, which they could...

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  • Spain stuck on 99 World Cup goals until at least Qatar 2022
Spain stuck on 99 World Cup goals until at least Qatar 2022

Earlier on Sunday, Russia defeated Spain 4-3 on penalties after the match ended 1-1 after extra time and advanced to the quarterfinals, where they will face the victor in the Round of 16 match between Croatia and Denmark that is to be played later in the day in Nizhny Novgorod.

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  • Japan sneak into World Cup last 16 thanks to fair play record
Japan sneak into World Cup last 16 thanks to fair play record

With Senegal and Japan tied behind Colombia in the standings - level on points, goal difference and goals scored - the four-time Asian champions' smaller number of yellow cards would be the decisive tie-breaker. Robert Lewandowski then had a chance to put Poland ahead 2-0 - a result that would have allowed Senegal to advance - in the 74t...

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  • The 32: Messi and Ronaldo will rise says Chelsea legend Flo
The 32: Messi and Ronaldo will rise says Chelsea legend Flo

As the Argentinian anthem was played before the game against Croatia , the camera fixated its gaze on Lionel Messi . They have very good players. And they probably couldn't have been handed a more daunting matchup than France , who are one of the favourites to win the tournament outright.

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  • Mexico, Sweden through to round of 16
Mexico, Sweden through to round of 16

Augustinsson struck in the 50th minute and Granqvist smashed home a penalty seven minutes later after Hector Moreno fouled Marcus Berg . That chance came only minutes after Mexico dodged a penalty kick being awarded to Sweden when a video assistant referee review ruled Javier Hernandez had not committed a handball.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo strikes Iranian player in head, almost gets red card
Cristiano Ronaldo strikes Iranian player in head, almost gets red card

The simultaneous sequences bumped Portugal into second place in the group and Spain into first, thanks to the goals-scored tiebreaker, flipping the group on its head and setting up Spain-Russia, Portugal-Uruguay last-16 matchups. "We learned a lot in Russian Federation, we learned a lot from coach Carlos Queiroz and you can see that our younger pla...

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  • Spurs and Lakers believe Kawhi Leonard trade clinches LeBron to LA
Spurs and Lakers believe Kawhi Leonard trade clinches LeBron to LA

In order to attempt to sweeten any potential deal they make for Leonard, the Lakers are reportedly attempting to add another future 1st round pick and are willing to take on salary dumps to do so. The team might also might figure, quite reasonably, that Leonard would entice LeBron James . The Lakers could potentially construct a superteam of L...

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  • France vow to end Lionel Messi's World Cup dreams
France vow to end Lionel Messi's World Cup dreams

Messi has yet to light up the World Cup in a stuttering Argentina side. Much has been made of the footage of the discussion before Sampaoli brought on striker Sergio Aguero as a substitute during the 2-1 win over Nigeria that secured Argentina's passage to the round of 16 .

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  • England vs Colombia biggest game for a decade Gareth Southgate
England vs Colombia biggest game for a decade Gareth Southgate

In the case of teams finishing level on points, Federation Internationale de Football Association has put in place seven tie-breakers starting with goal difference and then the number of goals scored in all group matches. I'm fascinated by this matchup. "Now a different kind of match is heading our way, these will be completely full-on, to the de...

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  • LeBron James opts out, becomes Sixers free agent target
LeBron James opts out, becomes Sixers free agent target

James would be eligible to sign a five-year, $205 million free-agent deal with Cleveland this summer. The Rockets were hoping James would make a similar decision, allowing them to construct another trade to add James to a roster that won an NBA-leading 65 games last season.

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