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by | July 19, 2019 | 01:04

Alex Iwobi has described Nigeria 's third-place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as a huge success. They also played a goalless match against Mauritania. Nevertheless, he crafted three scoring chances against Algeria, more than any of his team-mates. While the game was ongoing, the Super Eagles played too deep in their own half, paving the way for midfielders Sassi and Joris Skhiri take charge of the match.

by | July 19, 2019 | 00:19

England's World Cup hero Ben Stokes is likely to be bestowed with knighthood for his sensational performance in the summit clash against New Zealand which helped the hosts claim their maiden title in the ICC's 50-over showpiece event. New Zealand also ended at the same score but for the loss of one wicket, paving the way for an English victory on boundary count. The New Zealand-born Stokes apologised to Black Caps players on the field and again after the match, having labelled the ...

by | July 18, 2019 | 02:11

I am very happy with the squad and determined for us to be successful", Goal .com quoted Lampard as saying."I like my teams to play with a lot of energy and speed, with and without the ball, so I want to win it back as quickly as we can.

by | July 18, 2019 | 01:39

Love is beautiful". The separation is "allowing them more time to be like family" rather than colleagues, notes a royal source. Pharrell was filmed telling both Meghan and Harry of his appreciation for them and what they stand for.

by | July 18, 2019 | 00:46

The Spanish giants are paying a fee of €24m to land the England worldwide right-back from last season's Champions League finalists. Trippier (12) opened the scoring in England's World Cup semi-final loss to Croatia. Ornstein has confirmed that Arsenal is set to see off Tottenham in the race to sign 18-year-old St Etienne defender William Saliba. Dutch striker Vincent Janssen has been told he is free to leave Spurs this summer.

by | July 17, 2019 | 01:00

Many pundits believed Whitaker had won the fight but it was scored a majority draw. Whitaker married Rovanda Anthony in the boxing ring at Virginia Beach Pavilion Convention Center in December 1985. He's considered one of the greatest of all time at the sport, and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2006. Following his retirement, Whitaker became a trainer whose charges included former world champion Zab Judah.

by | July 17, 2019 | 00:58

Allen entered the game averaging 16.8 points, 9.8 boards, and 2.3 blocks across four summer league appearances. Clarke averaged 14.6 points and his dunk with 10 seconds left in the semifinals helped propel Memphis into the title game against Minnesota on Monday night.

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:37

Basketballer Ben Simmons has signed an eye-watering contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers for US$170 million ($A242 million). Whether this deal ultimately looks like a bargain or a slight disappointment remains to be seen based on the team's ultimate trajectory and the players' commitment to getting better, but with a very high floor and virtually no ceiling, the Philadelphia 76ers decision to max out Ben Simmons is as big a no-brainer as I've seen in the National Basketball ...

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:37

Officers said they found plastic bags with suspected cocaine in them, according to the criminal complaint. Gooden was charged with 3rd-degree possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and being under the influence. He led the pitching staff of the 1986 World Series champion Mets . Gooden is scheduled to make an initial court appearance July 23. He was arrested in 2010 in Franklin Lakes, N.J.in similar circumstances, but in that incident he crashed his care while his 5-year-old son ...

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:39

Opining on the partisan crowd, Djokovic said: "Of course, if you have the majority of the crowd on your side, it helps, it gives you motivation, it gives you strength, it gives you energy". Ultimately, Djokovic's unyielding intensity and athleticism prevailed in the face of Federer's handsome, hypnotic, flowing strokes as the two preternaturally gifted men toyed with their own different forms of perfection on one of the world's greatest sporting stages.

by | July 15, 2019 | 01:09

As patron of the All-England Club, Kate has always been an avid fan of tennis as both a player and a viewer, and it's clearly in the genes as her family turned up, too. Open in September. Once criticized for her mental fragility, the 27-year old has made a considerable effort to reverse course. She produced eight winners before a single unforced error, avoiding a miscue until the seventh game.

by | July 15, 2019 | 01:05

With last year's French Open , her first grand slam title, under her belt, Simona Halep decided that 2019 would be "a chill year". The only woman standing between Serena and the top spot is Margaret Court , 76, who, with 24 single titles, remains the winningest individual player in Grand Slam history.

by | July 15, 2019 | 01:02

Riyad Mahrez scored a sensational Injury time freekick to send Algeria to their first AFCON final in 29 years at the expense of Nigeria in what was a sensational match at the Cairo International stadium. "It will be a tough game for sure and so we have to knuckle down to get the best result". "All we had in our mind was winning the game and we are glad to do that at the end of the day.

by | July 15, 2019 | 00:44

Novak Djokovic again proved the toughest of nuts for Roger Federer to crack as he repelled everything the Swiss could throw at him to claim his fifth Wimbledon title in the first All England Club final to be decided by a tiebreaker on Sunday.

by | July 14, 2019 | 01:32

Barcelona have iterated that Antoine Griezmann will sign a five-year deal with the club, with the Catalan giants inserting a mammoth €800 million buyout clause in his contract. I'll defend the Barça colours with all my determination and commitment. The Barcelona new boy's €800m release clause is larger than the €700m one for Lionel Messi, whose contract with the club will expire in 2021.

by | July 14, 2019 | 01:28

The effervescent Swiss turned the screw to break again early in the fourth and there was to be no way back for third seed Nadal as he lost a grand slam semi-final against Federer for the first time , having won the previous four. "When I was about 10, 12, she said if I want to do something in tennis, I have to play the final of Wimbledon". Except for the slip-up in the second set, Federer played near flawless tennis to defeat his arch rival Nadal .

by | July 14, 2019 | 01:15

Sadio Mane's Senegal are in the AFCON semifinals to be contested on Sunday and are favourites to reach next Friday's showpiece in Cairo. "I thought he disappointed in the Wolves game". During the season we have to go for winning something new and not look back. "There's plenty of good managers and good clubs out there with great philosophies who he could fit into and then come back and then see how he is next season".

by | July 14, 2019 | 01:10

Serena Williams has been chasing the No. 24 for more than two years now. "It was a little bit like a deer in headlights for me". In addition to apparel, she has also endorsed other products such as Hubolt watches and was a brand ambassador Mercedes-Benz Romania.

by | July 13, 2019 | 01:23

But just because Nadal , 33, is four years younger than Federer and in better current form doesn't mean he'll get the best of the Swiss maestro. That knocked the belief out of Bautista Agut and Djokovic broke for 2-1, again for 4-1 and though the Spaniard saved four match points, the world No 1 finished things off to book his place in another final.

by | July 12, 2019 | 01:41

In Friday's last-four clash, Djokovic will play the seasoned Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut , who knocked out Argentina's Guido Pella 7-5, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to make the penultimate round of a major for the first time in his career. Lastly, Federer's victory is his 186th tour-level match win on grass, breaking a tie with Connors for the most such victories by a man in the Open Era (from 1968).

by | July 12, 2019 | 01:20

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that he is positive about the club's prospects of agreeing a new long-term contract with goalkeeper David de Gea . "He ( Pogba ) is a top, top bloke ". He's always given his best. The Spanish giants are also hoping to sell Gareth Bale this but as things stand, the Welshman has returned to pre-season training with the rest of his team-mates and an acceptable bid has not yet been forthcoming from another club.

by | July 11, 2019 | 01:38

Pulling all such funding will most likely jeopardize or at the very least severely hinder the ability of the U.S.to host the 2026 World Cup. A letter from the women's soccer coach at West Virginia University has spurred a politician to act on behalf of the United States women's national team.

by | July 11, 2019 | 01:20

Following the team's triumph at the 2019 Women's World Cup with a 2-0 win over the Netherlands on Sunday, the USWNT players will be honored in a parade up the Canyon of Heroes. That support includes money for host cities, participating state or local agencies, the U.S. Soccer Federation, Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), and Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).

by | July 10, 2019 | 01:45

And the Australia-born British tennis star threw away a 4-1 lead in the first set to lose 7-6 (7-5) 6-1 in an error-filled performance. In an emotional letter published in last year's August issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine, 37-year-old Williams lamented what should have been an "amazing and historic" match.

by | July 10, 2019 | 01:41

In women's singles, world number one Ashleigh Barty's hopes of becoming the first Australian women's champion in almost four decades were dashed on Monday, opening the way for Serena Williams to potentially equal the all-time Grand Slam haul.