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Tour de France 2017 Stage 7 Preview Tour de France 2017 Stage 7 Preview
- July 07, 2017

Once again the Belgian UCI Professional Continental team Wanty-Groupe Gobert, taking part in the race for the first time and with a line-up all making their Tour de France debuts, gota man in the break. Friday's stage 7 of the 2017 Tour de France is a 213.5 kilometer ride from Troyes , through Gevrey-Chambertin, to famous wine location Nuits-Saint-Georges. (more...)
Manchester City and England Women's star signs for Barcelona Manchester City and England Women's star signs for Barcelona
- July 07, 2017

She helped City win the Women's Super League One title for the first time in 2016, and was part of the squad that won this year's Women's FA Cup . City lost to Lyon in last season's Champions League semi-final and Duggan suggested she would have a better chance of winning the competition with the Spanish club. (more...)
What Floyd Mayweather's Father Thinks About The Conor McGregor Fight What Floyd Mayweather's Father Thinks About The Conor McGregor Fight
- July 07, 2017

He'll be longer. He hits harder. Floyd Mayweather Jr. seems to have the support of most boxing experts and fans. Of all the advantages in McGregor's corner, however, it's possible that none are as significant as Mayweather's age. Mayweather's father, who also trains the unbeaten five-division world champion, added they already have a ideal game plan and said, "even if [Conor] goes the distance, [Floyd's] gonna whoop his ass!" That's what's going to happen. (more...)
England vs South Africa- First Test Squads, Preview and Prediction England vs South Africa- First Test Squads, Preview and Prediction
- July 07, 2017

But, having seen fellow leading batsmen Steve Smith (Australia) and Virat Kohli (India) continue to score heavily as Test skippers, the new England captain said: "I can't see how I'll approach batting differently". Root was on 16 when he was let off the second time and South Africa day was nearly entirely defined by that moment. "I had a big say in this team and very excited to get going now". (more...)
Sachin Tendulkar son gives injury scare to Jonny Bairstow Sachin Tendulkar son gives injury scare to Jonny Bairstow
- July 07, 2017

The 27-year-old batsman was his left foot by a deadly Yorker from the teenage Tendulkar. After being struck by the very first delivery from 17-year-old, Bairstow hobbled out of the nets. Arjun, who bowls medium pace, had a great time watching the Pakistani pace trio of Mohammed Aamer-Rahat Ali-Wahab Riaz, as all three are left-arm pacers. (more...)
CAS rejects Sagan Tour disqualification appeal CAS rejects Sagan Tour disqualification appeal
- July 07, 2017

Sagan's 2017 Tour de France campaign is over' with an UCI official saying his actions "endangered several riders". The BORA-hansgrohe rider was initially penalised with an 80-point deduction after he appeared to force Cavendish wide using his elbow, prompting the Englishman to crash as he ran out of space against the barriers. (more...)
Bethanie Mattek-Sands screams for help after horrific Wimbledon injury Bethanie Mattek-Sands screams for help after horrific Wimbledon injury
- July 07, 2017

Safarova was inconsolable after the horrific injury to her doubles partner. Her partnership with Czech Lucie Safarova has proved hugely fruitful and, after winning titles at the US Open, Australian Open and French Open, they had hoped to achieve the rare feat of holding all four at the same time. (more...)
Wimbledon - Men's Singles: Dominant display leads Djokovic to round three
- July 07, 2017

Djokovic said that McEnroe is known for bold statements, and he doesn't take any of it personally. Djokovic says he didn't want to be tied to a cheating scandal but wants people to know that this is going on in the world of tennis. I guess whether that's his opinion or criticism or something else, I'm not really sure. "Especially coming from John, because he's someone that has earned that right because of who he is and what he has meant to the sport and what he still is representing as a ... (more...)
Are the Mavericks ready to close a new deal with Dirk Nowitzki? Are the Mavericks ready to close a new deal with Dirk Nowitzki?
- July 07, 2017

Nowitzki surpassing the 30,000-point milestone in a March 7 home win over the Los Angeles Lakers was the highlight of Dallas' disappointing season. After 19 seasons, 13 All-Star appearances, an MVP, an National Basketball Association championship and a Finals MVP, Dirk Nowitzki has seemingly done it all in a Dallas Mavericks uniform. (more...)
Messi commits to Barcelona until 2021 Messi commits to Barcelona until 2021
- July 06, 2017

In addition to that, Messi is also one of the most prolific players to have played the game. "With Barça, the No.10 has scored 507 goals in 583 matches and is the club's record goal scorer, as well as La Liga's record goal scorer", FC Barcelona's statement said. (more...)
Dodgers vie for three-game sweep of D-backs Dodgers vie for three-game sweep of D-backs
- July 06, 2017

He's the first Dodgers starter since Don Newcombe in 1955 to reach the 10-0 mark. "I love you guys", Kershaw said before running out of the room. He has struck out 97 in 80 2/3 innings and given up only two home runs. The left-handed ace has clearly impacted Wood beyond just their proximity. "The biggest key there is just not to exhale", Kershaw said. "He makes you want to work harder". (more...)
Andy Murray should not underestimate Fabio Fognini, says Mark Petchey Andy Murray should not underestimate Fabio Fognini, says Mark Petchey
- July 06, 2017

Pouille had looked a good bet to go deep at Wimbledon after lifting the title in Stuttgart ahead of the championships, however it has not gone to plan. British No. 2 Watson raced through the opening set without dropping a game and recovered from two breaks of serve to clinch the second set in a 6-0, 6-4 win on a baking-hot Court No. (more...)
Richard Jefferson To Return To Cavs For 17th NBA Season Richard Jefferson To Return To Cavs For 17th NBA Season
- July 06, 2017

Jefferson , 37, said on his podcast, " Road Trippin' ", that he would indeed return for his 17th season. Jefferson , a 2001 first-round pick by the Houston Rockets out of Arizona, has played for the New Jersey Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Golden State Warriors , Dallas Mavericks and Cleveland . (more...)
Champion Warriors, Nick Young agree to one-year, $5.2M deal Champion Warriors, Nick Young agree to one-year, $5.2M deal
- July 06, 2017

He signed on after failing to beat them during the 2016 Western Conference Finals, despite the Oklahoma City Thunder having a 3-1 lead against the Warriors. In the two seasons that followed, as the Lakers continued to lose, Young's production dipped as the distractions around him increased. Durant has made plenty of money throughout the course of his career, so this won't break his bank account, but was it the right move? Young sat out the 16 of the final 17 games, while Walton granted ... (more...)
David Warner Has Fun With Wife Candice as Pay Dispute Continues David Warner Has Fun With Wife Candice as Pay Dispute Continues
- July 06, 2017

The crisis has been on for months now and both the parties and both the parties are not willing to budge from their stance. Canberra product Jason Behrendorff will miss another chance to press his claims for Test selection after Australia's players chose to withdraw from the Australia A tour of South Africa. (more...)
Stan Wawrinka Upset, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal Win in Monday's Wimbledon Action Stan Wawrinka Upset, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal Win in Monday's Wimbledon Action
- July 06, 2017

In the women's draw, five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams came through a tricky first-round test against Belgian Elise Mertens, emerging with a 7-6 (7) 6-4 victory. "That's clear. First one was not what I wanted". Nadal is bidding to record his 850th tour-level match-win and become just the seventh player in history to reach the landmark. (more...)
Indians manager Francona still hospitalised Indians manager Francona still hospitalised
- July 06, 2017

While Francona is out, bench coach Brad Mills is handling managerial duties. "The doctors have been monitoring, just to see if they can determine what's caused him not to feel well", Antonetti told reporters prior to Tuesday's game. "He's actively engaged and actively itching to get back, but as I've shared with him, the most important thing for all of us is his health, his long-term health and we want to make sure we get him back healthy and ready to lead us the rest of the way", ... (more...)
Norwegian adds Chicago and Austin to USA network Norwegian adds Chicago and Austin to USA network
- July 06, 2017

Separately today, Norwegian also announced new routes from Paris to Boston and Oakland, as well as increased flights on the existing routes from Paris to NY and LA. In July 2014, Norwegian launched its first low-priced long-haul flights from London Gatwick to three United States cities - in just three years, Norwegian has grown to serve 13 global long-haul destinations from Gatwick, including nine USA cities, Singapore and Buenos Aires. (more...)
Real Madrid complete transfer of Barcelona target Real Madrid complete transfer of Barcelona target
- July 06, 2017

Atletico said the defender had an unwavering desire to move to the Bernabeu, where he will sign a six-year deal. He was absent with a thigh injury as Portugal won Euro 2016 and was left out of last season's Champions League final triumph over Juventus. (more...)
Valentina Shevchenko Says Nunes is Helpless When The Door Closes
- July 06, 2017

If she can drive down Nunes' striking aggression, she will probably have the advantage. In order for Nunes to benefit from her championship wins over Tate and Rousey and for this event to feel like the summer blockbuster it is, the UFC needed to market and promote this fight card with the same fervor and passion it committed to the previous two July events and several others before them. (more...)