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by | June 12, 2018 | 21:23

She won her first major title as a 19-year-old, winning the 1959 Wimbledon. "She was a pioneer in our country, where few people knew the sport and at a time when everything was much more hard", said tennis player Thomaz Bellucci. Despite having no formal coaching in her teenage years, she swept the Brazilian scene before gaining global acclaim by winning the Italian Championships in 1958, beating the best English and Australian players.

by | June 12, 2018 | 21:27

First Mares was buzzed by a Santa Cruz combination and then came right back with his own offense. Mares finally got close enough to do some damage in the eighth, swarming forward to have his best round since the second. "We may have not thrown as many punches as in the first fight but thank God I did my best". “Ive felt a sense of urgency my entire career, even when I was undefeated I felt like I cant lose a fight so Ive felt that urgency my whole career and that my backs to the wall and ...

by | June 12, 2018 | 20:06

Spain are the only team in Russian Federation who have remained undefeated from Euro 2016 to the World Cup . Real Madrid appoint Spain boss Julen Lopetegui as the club's new head coach on a three-year contract. They also scored 36 goals, and their form means they are one of the favourites ahead of the tournament in Russian Federation. " Real Madrid CF announces that Julen Lopetegui will coach the first team for the next three seasons".

by | June 12, 2018 | 20:16

With that bout on the cusp of being announced, Wilder's sudden willingness to put pen to paper has drawn scepticism from the Joshua's camp, who will now test his intentions with a contract. We've got to speak to them about what date suits them. Wilder addressed Joshua's fans on social media on Monday, writing, "The $50M offer for him to fight me next in the U.S.is still available".

by | June 12, 2018 | 19:15

Cleveland had opportunities to win at least two of the first three games. Just as the Celtics rejuvenated themselves under head coach Brad Stevens, James was there to meet the franchise at the rim again, this time having returned to the wine-and-gold.

by | June 12, 2018 | 17:56

Milinkovic-Savic hit the headlines this season after a stunning year in which he netted 14 goals and supplied eight assists. It is believed the team behind that approach was either Juve or United, both of whom have been admirers of Milinkovic-Savic for a while.

by | June 12, 2018 | 17:54

The Paris St Germain forward scored his 55th worldwide goal to go level with Romario and sit joint-third in Brazil's all-time scoring charts during their impressive victory. Surprisingly, according to the data the South American nation, who have won the football World Cup five-times, are not among the top nations heavily interested in football.

by | June 12, 2018 | 18:09

The appointment of a new manager in Gary Rowett is unlikely to sway the 26-year-old's decision and having played for the likes of Bayern Munich and Inter Milan , it is a question of "when" rather than "if" he will depart the bet365 Stadium.

by | June 12, 2018 | 17:24

We have personal support, team support and official protocol in place". Welcome to the 2018 World Cup . "Obviously, I understand you've got the Champions League and Premier League - so many big competitions - but, for me, I don't think it gets much bigger than the World Cup .I would love to win everything with Tottenham but, for me, personally, the World Cup outweighs them all", he said.

by | June 12, 2018 | 15:16

Salah jogged for about 30 minutes in a training session as his teammates worked on the same pitch in Grozny for the match in Ekaterinburg. Egyptians hoping to watch the World Cup for free have been offered a chink of light after the country's competition authority said it was obliging Federation Internationale de Football Association to let state TV show games.

by | June 12, 2018 | 16:27

Fresh reports from Portuguese news outlet O Jogo indicate that Martins, along with teammates Bruno Fernandes and William Carvalho , has pushed for the termination of his deal at Sporting, which would thereby allow him to leave the club on a free transfer.

by | June 12, 2018 | 14:59

It is claimed in the same article that Juve are prepared to pay €100m (£87.8m) to sign Ronaldo and also offer Paulo Dybala as part of the deal. Cristiano Ronaldo is said to be "very angry" and "absolutely disgusted" with what he deems to be a "derisory" contract offer from Real Madrid .

by | June 12, 2018 | 14:09

But you'll have to prepare some more great banter because we're bringing you another story on Nigeria and their fashion - though this time it's not their kits. "We want to give a good picture of the African continent - together with Senegal we are the only black African team in the tournament". The Eagles were billed to leave for Russia this morning from their Aviva Resort camp, Bad Tatzmannsdorf in Austria to resume at their World Cup base camp in Essentuki, Russia.

by | June 12, 2018 | 13:16

Goals from Middlesbrough defender Dael Fry and and Everton 's Kieran Dowell sealed a 2-1 win over Mexico for Aidy Boothroyd's men. The "Young Lions" had secured the trophy in 2016 and 2017 and were targeting a third triumph when they faced Mexico on Saturday evening, with nothing to separate the two sides before the match following their 0-0 draw in the group stages.

by | June 12, 2018 | 13:33

Nair said both Rashid and Mujeeb will find Test cricket a different ball game. "Most of us have faced Rashid in the IPL, but this is a different ball game". "It's a privilege to be playing in Afghanistan's first Test match". The 26-year-old mentioned that he is not bogged down by the pressure of scoring a triple-hundred early on in his career, and stressed that it's a great milestone to have.

by | June 12, 2018 | 12:04

The chestnut colt, ridden by 52-year-old jockey Mike Smith , was first out of the gate and never gave up the lead. He celebrated by grabbing white carnations from the winner's blanket and tossing them in the air. But Smith turned it into an advantage, gunning Justify to the lead and defying any horse to challenge. They didn't do it. "He was able to go ahead and get a comfortable lead and let him get in that rhythm of his".

by | June 12, 2018 | 11:07

On the eve of Euro 2016, David De Gea was alleged to have been involved in a sexual assault case. "You have to be focused on having a good World Cup". I just want to be 100 percent focused on the World Cup". But obviously, I have family and people that are close to you who are more affected than me.

by | June 12, 2018 | 12:31

The Clippers have looked to trade up. "A number of teams have also inquired about the possibility of trading into the top three, with an eye on picking Doncic", ESPN's Jonathan Givony wrote Monday. Land of 10's mock draft has Jackson Jr. going to the Grizzlies at No. 4. "Getting a pair of lottery picks and two more intriguing youngsters fits the mentality of this rebuilding organization, particularly because it wouldn't be giving up any of the youngsters in this scenario".

by | June 12, 2018 | 12:39

I am very happy to be here. But I take one thing at a time'. The former Arsenal , Juventus and Inter Milan star returns to France after a 23-year career overseas as a player and a manager. The 41-year-old Frenchman had been linked with replacing Arsène Wenger at Arsenal following his countryman's departure, but he now returns to his homeland to take charge of a Nice side that finished eighth last season.

by | June 12, 2018 | 11:08

Four days after England had defeated Los Ticos 2-0 at Elland Road, Roberto Martinez's side laid down a marker of their own, with Romelu Lukaku shining and bagging a brace. Costa Rica struggled to contain the movement of the Belgian attack, who always looked capable of opening up their opponents when stepping through the gears.

by | June 12, 2018 | 08:57

Chhetri's heartfelt appeal last week was backed by India's cricket heroes Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar after just 2,569 people turned up for India's opening game on June 1. DEFENDERS: Pritam Kotal, Anas Edathodika, Salam Ranjan Singh, Sandesh Jhingan, Lalruatthara, Narayan Das, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Subhasish Bose. Sunil Chhetri who already has 8 goals in 3 matches , scored a brace for India in their win against Kenya, that was also the 31-year-old's momentous 100th game.

by | June 12, 2018 | 08:17

Wilder had hoped to agree to a fight in the United States, having never fought outside of the USA, Mexico or Puerto Rico. Finkel claimed Wilder had agreed to a rematch clause. Deontay wrote to Joshua and said: "Hey, I accept your offer, let's fight in the UK". If the fight is confirmed, it will be the biggest bout seen in the division in years.

by | June 12, 2018 | 07:39

The Gunners have already completed the first signing of Unai Emery's reign with the arrival of Stephan Lichsteiner on a free transfer from Juventus earlier this week. Italian outlet Calciomercato Sampdoria , as quoted by the Daily Star , is reporting that the north London side have an agreement in place to bring the defensive midfielder to The Emirates this summer.

by | June 12, 2018 | 07:05

As Gomez notes, there are three grades of a UCL (ulnar collateral ligament) injury, and Ohtani suffered a Grade 2 sprain. This morning, we learned of a report from ESPN's Pedro Gomez , which said that Angels pitcher/DH Shohei Ohtani was likely to undergo Tommy John surgery, causing him to miss the remainder of the 2018 season and all of the 2019 season.

by | June 12, 2018 | 06:44

But as Nadal's uncle, Toni Nadal, said shortly afterwards, "this is not normal". "But in the end, it was not too hard". It rarely is for Nadal at a place he has lorded over the way no other man ever has at any Grand Slam tournament. The 2016 Wimbledon runner-up pulled out of the French Open with a knee injury, having only featured in Monte Carlo and Madrid during the clay-court swing.

by | June 12, 2018 | 05:39

Referee Robert Byrd stopped the fight with 28 seconds left in the round. "Like I said before, I was the stronger guy", Crawford said. If he wants to fight three times a year or four times a year, we've got the dates for him. "He was hard to tag, and he just kept me guessing", Horn said. I thought there were some close rounds in there, and it was definitely a premature stoppage.

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:04

In arguably one of the deepest drafts in recent years, this gives LA an opportunity to pick up to young players , that can hopefully blossom into future National Basketball Association stars. "Getting a pair of lottery picks and two more intriguing youngsters fits the mentality of this rebuilding organization, particularly because it wouldn't be giving up any of the youngsters in this scenario".

by | June 11, 2018 | 23:59

There were great concerns in Brazil as star player Neymar suffered an injury to his right foot in February, with many fearing he will not be in fit in time for the World Cup finals in Russian Federation. With respect to Austria - who entered the match in fine form - there will be much tougher tests in the weeks ahead, but Tite deserves enormous respect for Brazil's defensive record since taking charge of the famous nation in June 2016.

by | June 11, 2018 | 23:24

The "I won" is a callback to the first photo they posted on Instagram when Fowler said the same thing. Fowler is a four-time PGA Tour victor who is now ranked No. Apparently Justin Thomas was also hanging around and posted a photo of the happy couple earlier in the day. "Hell yeah, let's go", Kaufman wrote.

by | June 11, 2018 | 21:44

In 2011, he retired after a spell back in England with Manchester City and after winning 107 French caps. Add to that a 1998 World Cup winners' medal and success at Euro 2000 and Vieira's distinguished career is one that many will remember.

by | June 11, 2018 | 21:15

The Raptors fired Casey, 61 , last month despite the team making the playoffs for five straight seasons. But the franchise had its eyes on an National Basketball Association finals appearance this year after winning a franchise-record 59 games in the regular season, the second best record in the league behind only Houston.

by | June 11, 2018 | 20:04

The Liverpool right-back saw the tweet and was quick to offer to take care of a shirt for the fan. While James Milner won't be in Russian Federation after retiring from global football, the 32-year-old is being credited for Alexander-Arnold's rise - by the player himself.

by | June 11, 2018 | 20:10

The 24-year-old put pen to paper on a five-year contract with the Premier League side, while the Blaugrana made sure to include a clause that will see them receive a percentage of any funds received from a future transfer. A product of Barcelona's academy, Deulofeu struggled to break into the first team at the Nou Camp and was loaned out to Everton in 2013. Then after a loan spell at the age of 20 to Sevilla under new Arsenal boss Unai Emery, Deulofeu signed a permanent deal with Everton ...

by | June 11, 2018 | 20:57

His only previous experience as national team manager was with Chile whom he led to finals in his two tournaments: winners in the 2016 Copa America and runners-up in the 2017 Confederations Cup. Therefore, the proposal of a feasibility study to increase the number of teams from 32 to 48 in the 2022 FIFA World Cup - will first be discussed by FIFA with the host country, Qatar, and therefore it would be premature to put it forward to the FIFA Congress.

by | June 11, 2018 | 19:43

While Alisson's favoured destination is said to be Real Madrid , who are said to be looking for a Keylor Navas replacement. Chelsea have been credited with an interest but will struggle to come up with the cash having failed to qualify for the Champions League .