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Sports Murray: 'Unlikely' he will play for Britain against Serbia
Author: 0 Murray: 'Unlikely' he will play for Britain against Serbia

Andy Murray has told fans he did not mean to embarrass David Cameron in his Wimbledon victory speech. He has suffered eight defeats in ten finals to Federer and Djokovic, but never let that affect the dogged spirit that took root deep inside his psyche.

Author: 0 Jose to sack 8 players to make room for Pogba?

However, Italian reports have long suggested that Juve remain highly reluctant to sell, and Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola, has suggested he could now prolong his stay with the Italian champions. "The league needs star players, charisma, and at the moment they are not in England", he said of the reported United transfer target. Pogba featured for France last night in the Euro 2016 final, but did not have a great individual display, with his country going on to lose 1-0 in extra time.

Author: 0 Poignant final beckons France; battle-ready Portugal awaits

Officials say the police will patrol the Stade de France stadium as well as the Fan Zone near the Eiffel Tower and the Champs Elysees boulevard. They face France in Sunday's final having shown only flashes of inspiration, instead relying on tactical discipline and determination to pull them through.

Author: 0 Scottish Open: Alex Noren wins by a stroke

Local favourite Russell Knox, who was born in Inverness, and American Ryder Cup star Patrick Reed had finished on nine under after matching rounds of 67, with Reed confirming afterwards he would take up his place in the Olympics after Dustin Johnson's withdrawal on Saturday.

Sports Serena Williams clinches record Wimbledon singles crown and doubles win
Author: 0 Serena Williams clinches record Wimbledon singles crown and doubles win

After leaving Centre Court following her first match of the day, Williams was asked by ESPN whats the difference between winning championships when she was younger and now. After her win, Williams said it had been "incredibly difficult" to avoid thinking about equalling Graf. Recalled Mouratoglou on Saturday: "I felt like the Serena I know was back".

Author: 0 Durant and Westbrook: Was there a rift between them?

And then Joe Lacob said the Warriors were "light years ahead" in a New York Times magazine profile . Golden State also let go of Festus Ezeli and Harrison Barnes. He ultimately pointed at Durant's departure as a choice that didn't fit in line with the person Cornett came to know over nine years in Oklahoma City.

Sports Germany boss Low not a fan of 24-team Euro 2016 format
Author: 0 Germany boss Low not a fan of 24-team Euro 2016 format

Playing a final is great but it's winning it that counts". "I think 24 teams are too many", Low said to sport1. Their team won this tournament in 2000, two years after lifting the World Cup, but it hasn't had a trophy since then. Germany responded well and could have pulled one back when Kimmich hit the post, before Julian Draxler sent a free-kick narrowly wide and Hoewedes headed over.

Sports Euro 2016 France: Hosts Proceed To Final
Author: 0 Euro 2016 France: Hosts Proceed To Final

The goalscoring stats also comfortably stack up in favour of Griezmann - he has scored five non-penalty goals at a rate of a goal 87 minutes, while Ronaldo has netted three times at a rate of a goal every 200 minutes. "I have played in many finals, majority on the pitch". "In Euro 2012 and the 2010 World Cup, we were beaten by better teams". We've put in a lot of work in the six years since and we want to put a smile on the French people's face.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo is confident of winning Euro 2016
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo is confident of winning Euro 2016

Recent results between the two teams do not bode well for Portugal because they have lost their last 10 football matches against France. But France have their own emerging superstar to call on. Santos' men laboured through a group they were favourites to dominate on paper, with three draws edging them into the last 16 as one of the four best third-place finishers.

Sports Challenger accuses United Kingdom opposition leader of 'hiding'
Author: 0 Challenger accuses United Kingdom opposition leader of 'hiding'

Mr Smith tweeted: "On July 27 I asked [Jeremy Corbyn] 3 times if he was prepared to see our party split & worse, wanted it to". Corbyn has refused to step down after losing the support of most of his MPs in a vote of no confidence , with 172 voting against Corbyn while just 40 voted to stay.

Author: 0 Wimbledon fourth round preview: Andy Murray vs Nick Kyrgios

Kyrgios gave an honest "no" when asked if he was applying himself with all his heart to become the best tennis professional he can be. Murray loves to have a target at the net and when he has time to take aim before pulling the trigger he is usually deadly.

Author: 0 Chief: Stay safe during July 4 holiday

Right now the State Fire Marshal's office is debating banning open fires and/or the use of personal fireworks statewide but some local fire departments aren't waiting for the state to take action. When it comes to fireworks , people need to remember that fireworks are explosives, and any of them can be risky. Dispose of fireworks by soaking them in water and leaving them in a trash can.

Sports A Comedy Wedding Worth Crashing in Mike and Dave
Author: 0 A Comedy Wedding Worth Crashing in Mike and Dave

As bad as that sounds, Adam Devine and Zac Efron deliver some pretty hilarious moments in this film. In a summer that does not have much out there in the way of silly, antic-packed comedies, director Jake Szymanski - best known for his TV work on shows like "Saturday Night Live" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" - has done yeoman work here, delivering a very humorous if predictably paced film.

Author: 0 Tears as Kittel ends long wait with thrilling sprint success

Kittel , who returned to the Tour with a new team after injuries and illness ruled him out past year, began his final surge for the line a little too early for comfort. If the chance (to win the stage) presents itself and I'm there, we won't pass it up, but it's not essential". After a first attack fizzled out soon after the start, a group of four riders managed to escape from the pack and build up a five-minute lead over the peloton.

Author: 0 Bernie Sanders to Join Hillary Clinton at New Hampshire Rally

The presumptive Democratic nominee's supporters stressed that the language calling for negotiations over a two-state solution that would yield an independent Palestinian state is sufficient. The fight to get more explicit platform language around wages showed the Vermont senator's campaign still fighting for the liberal issues that made up his "political revolution" even as his clout fades.

Author: 0 Serena Williams wins Wimbledon - and 22nd Grand Slam title

Reigning Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber has admitted that she was helpless in preventing the world number one Serena Williams' unstoppable force which guided the American to a seventh Wimbledon title. I know I have the game, all the experience to win a few more grand slams. "Yeah, it's been incredibly hard not to think about it". It was a match worthy of any final as Kerber, in her first Wimbledon final, pushed the American all the way, scrapping for everything and using ...

Author: 0 Watch the Angels hang 21 runs on the Red Sox

Matt Shoemaker's run as the Angels' unexpected ace tumbled to an unceremonious end Sunday afternoon, just as the Angels' unpredictable stay atop Boston and the baseball world did the same. The Red Sox gave up seven unearned runs with a season-high four errors. "I think that ball was going to come back in play and obviously Trout is probably going to score on that ball", Betts said.

Author: 0 Cilic takes 2-set lead over Federer in semis

That tactic brought Tsonga the only break of the third set and, despite a heavy fall at the start of the fourth, he continued to look the more threatening of the two players. The first was saved, but on the second point he forced the error from Murray and clinched the set 6-3. He emerged for the fifth set with energy renewed.

Author: 0 Noren conquers nerves to win Scottish Open

The Swede shot 2-under 70 to finish on 14-under 274, with playing partner Tyrrell Hatton (69) the runner-up at Castle Stuart. Along with trying to win the tournament, Aguilar is trying to get one of the four spots available for the British Open next week at Royal Troon.

Sports Jon Jones back up sample was also negative
Author: 0 Jon Jones back up sample was also negative

The initial desire was to rematch Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz as a main event, but the former refused to take part in a promotional news conference with other main fighters on the 200 card and was rightly removed from it. "So I did what I needed to do", Cormier stated. At some point, Hunt connects and Lesnar goes night-night. "I prepared the last eight weeks for a different fighter", Cormier said.

Author: 0 Murray wins Wimbledon for the second time

During the trophy presentation, Murray joked: "Playing in a Wimbledon final's tough, but I certainly wouldn't like to be a prime minister". Murray's mother Judy was in his box along with his wife Kim, but there was no sign of the couple's five-month-old daughter Sophia.

Author: 0 US women's gymnastics team

Three-time world champion Simone Biles will be joined by 2012 Olympians Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman. It's a mindset that can place Karolyi and her staff in a hard position, particularly when it comes to teenagers who will likely have just one shot at their sport's biggest stage.

Sports SEC announces list of student-athlete attendees for 2016 media days
Author: 0 SEC announces list of student-athlete attendees for 2016 media days

The slate begins Monday with SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey taking the podium at 11:35 a.m. And as SEC coaches, players and media members descend on Hoover, Ala., there are plenty of storylines around the conference. MS senior Chad Kelly , Tennessee senior Josh Dobbs and Texas A&M senior Trevor Knight , a graduate transfer from Oklahoma, are the only quarterbacks on the docket.

Sports Canepa: All-Star Game the best, but lost glow long ago
Author: 0 Canepa: All-Star Game the best, but lost glow long ago

But for whatever reason, in 1982, Joe Stein and Jack Reber, my Evening Tribune sports editors, sent me (about to become a fledgling Chargers beat guy) on a 10-day Padres trip that included their series in Montreal, Philadelphia, New York, and then back to Montreal for the first All-Star Game held outside the U.S.

Author: 0 Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons; see reaction from around the National Basketball Association

Monday Duncan retired as one of the greatest players in National Basketball Association history, and arguably the greatest power forward to ever play the game. The trio hold the National Basketball Association record for most wins by three players in both the regular season (575) and postseason (126). Along with teammates Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, Duncan is part of the National Basketball Association record for most wins by a trio in both the regular season (575) and postseason (126).

Sports N. Korea closing communication channel with USA over THAAD
Author: 0 N. Korea closing communication channel with USA over THAAD

Tensions have soared since Pyongyang carried out its fourth nuclear test in January, followed by a series of missile launches that analysts said show the North is making progress toward being able to strike the United States mainland. They announced the advanced US missile defense system is aimed at tackling the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear and missile threats.

Author: 0 Young allows four more homers as Royals lose again

He was even better in the playoffs, especially in games where the Blue Jays needed him to be at his best. He spent Wednesday hoping he'd be permitted to perform some light work on an elliptical. "In the long run, this is the right thing to do". I'm not a guy who's going to go and try to throw my name out there to get people to vote for me. Tune into the Major League Baseball all-star game on AM980 at Petco Park on Tuesday, July 12th at 8 p.m.

Sports Marlins top Reds 4-2 for second straight win
Author: 0 Marlins top Reds 4-2 for second straight win

The second reversal gave Miguel Rojas an infield single, and he later scored on Realmuto's two-out single in the sixth. Dan Straily (4-6) allowed three runs and six hits in six innings for the Reds. But if we agree to run with games over.500, this club could find itself breathing some rare air. "They're the kind we're going to have to continue to win".

Sports Dominant Biles wins Olympic trials, qualifies for Rio
Author: 0 Dominant Biles wins Olympic trials, qualifies for Rio

She'll be in all four events in the team competition, too. "I'll just take the time we have to get back and flawless the 400", she said . It has always taken a bit of coaxing to get McLaughlin to the starting line - both as a kid, when her father bribed her with a chocolate bar with almonds to keep her running at 6, and just before the trials.

Sports Carlo Ancelotti offers no guarantees on forward's Bayern Munich future
Author: 0 Carlo Ancelotti offers no guarantees on forward's Bayern Munich future

Ancelotti pointed out that he needed only five minutes to reach an agreement with the German club, indicating that he wanted to train the Bavarian giants since he left Real Madrid in 2015. "I'm very happy to be at the best club in the world. We want to be competitive and win every competition". "I don't know if this is my last job - it depends how long I am here in Munich ", he said.

Author: 0 Murray captures second Wimbledon title

I feel more content. "I feel like this was sort of more for myself more than anything, and my team as well". "These wins are special, I'm so proud to get my hands on this trophy again. Haven't won them all the time. "That's it. Just have kind of not been afraid of failing. That was the same again today but I wasn't thinking too much about the previous experiences that I've had, I was just trying to find ways to beat Milos today".