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Pepe remains on the sidelines but Portugal 'believe' at Euros

The Premier League official is due to be joined by English assistants Simon Beck and Jake Collin at the Stade de France on Sunday, as well as compatriot additio...


Serena Williams powers her way to Wimbledon final

Instead of the ninth all-Williams final at a Grand Slam tournament, there will be a rematch of another sort to determine the title at Wimbledon. Venus William...


Force India Co-Owner Vijay Mallya Attends Practice Session

The liquor baron is going through tough times but his team Force India has had a successful season so far. Perez was also asked if Mallya had possibly reporte...


Portugal prepare for 'game of their lives'

Host nation France may be the favourites to beat Portugal in Sunday's Euro 2016 final but Joao Mario insists the underdogs can overcome past results and upset t...


Warriors formally announce Durant deal

The Warriors formally announced the signing of the six-time All-Star on Thursday and were set to introduce him with fanfare at a news conference at the team's d...


Bartolo Colon to replace Madison Bumgarner in All-Star Game

By rule, that makes him ineligible to play in the All-Star Game on Tuesday night at Petco Park in San Diego. In spring training, the Mets looked at Colon as...


Great Britain sprinters go in search of more medals at European Championships

A high-quality U.S. trials in Eugene earlier this week saw four men clear 8.40m - Jeff Henderson winning in a windy 8.58m - albeit in far kinder conditions. Lon...


Murray brushes past Broady

Murray accepts there are nuances to the issue, but does not expect his principles to change. He said: "There seem to be a lot of people who I thought would be...


Kerber reveals Steffi Graf inspiration for Wimbledon title bid

Elder sister Venus Williams was involved in a slightly more entertaining semi-final that was won by Germany's Angelique Kerber in the second semi-final and ye...


Euro success wins back fans' love for Les Bleus

In the end, France's victory was earned because Germany made two mistakes while missing out on a great many goal opportunities . In his turn Germany keeper M...


Johnson to drive a backup auto after Kentucky practice wreck

Sometimes it pays extra dividends to be the points leader. "I made a really good run through (Turns) 1 and 2 and I didn't think he could he hold the outside l...


Cheika presses on after historic series loss to England

Despite being unbeaten in 2016 and moving to second in the world rankings, England head coach Jones warned his players against becoming "weak" from outside pr...


Twitter reacts as Ryan Giggs leaves Manchester United after 29 years

Ryan Giggs has left Manchester United after 29 years with the club as a player and coach. " Manchester United expects, deserves, nothing less", Giggs told Un...


Murray survives scare to set up Berdych showdown

The world number two is the highest remaining seed in the competition, but needed five sets to overcome Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in his quarter-final on Wednesday. To...


National Hockey League free agency rumors: Steven Stamkos re-signing with Lightning adds wrinkle

The clear winners and losers in any player acquisition - by trade, free agency or drafting - only reveal themselves several years down the road. "I'm glad it's ...


Briefs: Jazz sign free agent guard Joe Johnson

Hill played part of a year ago as a blonde. The Jazz finished 40-42 last season and went 11-21 in games that were within three points with a minute left on th...


Andy Murray sees off Tomas Berdych to reach Wimbledon final

The victory was also payback for a semifinal loss to Federer in straight sets two years prior. Murray , the 2013 champion at Wimbledon , reached his third m...


Iceland exit EURO 2016 at the hands of five star France

The Arsenal striker remained just onside as he ran onto Blaise Matuidi's through-ball, allowing it to bounce before lashing it through the legs of goalkeeper Ha...


Chicago Cubs at New York Mets

After walking Brandon Nimmo to leadoff the bottom of the first, Arrieta fell behind Walker before he turned on a 3-2 pitch and hit it off the right-field foul p...


No Venus, Serena Williams Wimbledon final battle

She dropped only three points on serve in an embarrassingly one-sided 49 minutes - crunching down one 160 kph delivery that topped the women's speed charts at t...


USADA says Jon Jones B sample tested positive for banned substance

Jones spoke to the media on Thursday to express his regret and showed remorse for having taken a supplement with a banned substance, but White refuses to spea...


It's a Tour record with all 198 riders starting Stage 7

It could have been a lot worse". "The barrier came down". "He saved it all for the final there and with good legs he got himself out of trouble". Greg van Ave...


Murray lets Henman have Wimbledon hill

That and a thunderous weapons-grade serve which smashed the seven-times champion off Centre Court and denied him a record 85th singles victory here. "It was a...


Unbeaten Strasburg Pitches Nationals Past Banged-up Mets 3-1

He had given up three runs on four hits with five strikeouts and three walks. Syndergaard left Friday's game with arm fatigue and the Mets specified that it i...


Hamilton wary of Ferrari despite finishing quickest in British GP practice

But Hamilton said: "Honestly up until the last race, even with Barcelona, it is the best place I have been with Nico because we talk about things". "It makes it...


Rodon struggles as White Sox lose 9-0 to Yankees

The victory was the Yankees' (41-42) second in five games and fourth in 10. "We need to start winning ballgames in order for us, for the organization to kee...


Kevin Durant on Oklahoma City: 'Those memories don't erase'

The All-Star shooting tandem made it clear during a meeting last weekend that he would be a ideal fit with the Warriors. I felt as comfortable as I ever felt. O...


Obama Addresses "Vicious, Calculated, Despicable" Attacks On Dallas Police

He described the killings as a " tremendous tragedy " and as "senseless murders". "Justice will be done". Soon after he arrived in Warsaw and before the Dalla...


Trump Mentions Police-Involved Shootings in Statement About Dallas

Paul, Clinton said that as president she would urge white Americans to gain a better understanding of the anxiety many blacks feel in dealing with law enforceme...


Tulowitzki helps Jays win sixth straight

Saunders and Belt were selected by fans in the MLB All-Star Game final vote, which ended Friday. Verlander allowed two runs and five hits in 5 2/3 innings. "G...


Wimbledon 2016: Berdych romps into semi-finals

Berdych went on to lose to Robin Soderling in the semi-finals having led by two sets to one. "Playing with the kind of variety I talked about doesn't work aga...


Harrison Barnes agree to max deal with Mavericks; Will Warriors match?

Barnes, meanwhile, took to Twitter to address the Warriors organization, after agreeing to a four-year, $94-million contract with the Mavericks. Unfortunately...


Orioles outlast Dodgers in 14 innings

The AL East-leading Orioles left town finally feeling good after Jonathan Schoop doubled in the go-ahead runs with two outs in the 14th inning for a 6-4 vict...


Djokovic loses to Querrey at Wimbledon 2016

Murray, the 2013 Wimbledon champion, has reached at least the quarterfinals every year since 2008. He had a bad match against Querrey . Querrey is still ...


Saunders leads Blue Jays to sweep with 3-2 win over Royals

Belt overtook Pirates left fielder Starling Marte in the voting to join the roster for the National League in Tuesday's game against the American League at Pe...


Euro 2016: Portugal coach Santos, the powerhouse behind star player Ronaldo

Sorry, life isn't like that. For so much of Cristiano Ronaldo's majestic career, he has battled with Lionel Messi, often unsuccessfully, to be considered the ...


Thunder F McGary suspended for drug violation

Friday's announcement did not specify the substance allegedly used by McGary. "I clearly made a mistake and for that I apologize to the organization, my teamm...


Graziano Pelle 'heading for Chinese Super League'

In a move that could have massive ramifications for his worldwide career, Southampton and Italy striker Graziano Pellè is set to become the latest recruit to th...


Olympics: International court fast-tracks Russian Olympic appeal

The Olympics open in Rio de Janeiro on August 5. The mayor, Eduardo Paes, and Brazil's Olympic committee boss Carlos Nuzman were to give a news conference mar...


Murray outclasses Berdych to reach Wimbledon final

Murray , now 29, booked his third Wimbledon final and his first since winning the title in 2013 as he cruised through his semi-final 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 against Cze...


Help send BC's Blue Jay to All Star game

We made the decision for him. Ezequiel Carrera and Troy Tulowitzki also homered for the Blue Jays , who won their fourth in a row and will go for a three-ga...


Major League Baseball suspends Blue Jays' Encarnacion for dust-up with ump

Saunders is becoming a doubles machine and added two more to bring his team-leading total to 23. "They were fortunate enough to throw the last punch and that ...


UFC 200: Silva replaces Jones to fight Cormier

Cormier's light-heavyweight belt won't be on the line tomorrow night in Las Vegas however, with the fight being scheduled as a three round, non-title bout inste...


Serena Williams Closes on Major No. 22-Again

I know that I have to play my best tennis to beat her in the final here. Mouratoglou told Newsweek, "There is big pressure, and if we say there's no pressure,...


Tour de France: Britain's Cummings seals seventh stage victory

All of the favourites for overall victory finished in the main bunch, leaving Chris Froome (Team Sky) and Nairo Quintana (Movistar) now 5min 57sec adrift of Van...


Simone Zaza explains his penalty gaffe for Italy at Euro 2016

I can't find the words. Zaza insisted he has always used that unorthodox approach and pointed out he succeeded in sending goalkeeper Manuel Neuer the wrong wa...


Djokovic out of Wimbledon Championship

Trying to win a gold medal in Rio is a major target for Djokovic , who finished fourth in 2012 after losing to Andy Murray in the semi-finals and then Juan Mar...


Murray back in Wimbledon final for 3rd time

That shifted the momentum towards Federer, who won 91% points on first serve in the third set and made only one unforced error, as he held of his serves without...


Race to boost security in Rio

Golf is back at the Olympics for the first time in 104 years but the likes of McIlroy, world number one Jason Day and US Open runner-up Shane Lowry have all opt...


Body parts found near Rio Olympic volleyball venue

The Olympics also will play out with a backdrop of political instability as Brazil's Senate tries suspended President Dilma Rousseff, who is accused of accou...