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Wimbledon -- Women's third-round matches

Wimbledon -- Women's third-round matches

Second seed Nadal beat Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin 6-4 6-3 6-4 in two hours 23 minutes to advance. Novak Djokovic eased past Argentina's Horacio Zeballos 6-1 6-2 6-3 to book a showdown with British favourite Kyle Edmund , then insisted a leg muscle twinge was "nothing major".


Japan's 'psychic' octopus killed, 'sent to market'

Japan's 'psychic' octopus killed, 'sent to market'

Rabiot correctly "predicted" that Japan would win against Colombia, tie with Senegal, and lose to Poland, becoming a wildly popular sensation in the country. "He had, of course, predicted the loss - but not own his demise", the BBC said, adding that the fisherman who caught the octopus "felt he'd make more money selling it for food than from its clairvoyance".


Is the Mercedes F1 dynasty finally starting to wobble?

Is the Mercedes F1 dynasty finally starting to wobble?

Lewis Hamilton insists Mercedes remain the team to beat at this weekend's British Grand Prix despite their double retirement in Austria. But has the first double retirement for reliability reasons since the 1955 Italian Grand Prix had an affect on the team or is it simply back to business as usual this week? It was also Verstappen's fourth career victory as he came home 1.504 seconds ahead of Kimi Raikkonen and his Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel , who regained the lead in the ...


England Goalkeeper Pickford Hits Back At Courtois After Penalty Heroics

England Goalkeeper Pickford Hits Back At Courtois After Penalty Heroics

Made us sweat but great result great save Jordan Pickford we've won a penalty shootout. Pickford has faced criticism during the tournament in the wake of a perceived error for Adnan Januzaj's goal for Belgium in the group stage, but Dier believes he silenced his doubters.


WIMBLEDON '18: Federer eyes No. 9; Serena Williams returns

WIMBLEDON '18: Federer eyes No. 9; Serena Williams returns

Five-time champion Venus Williams advanced to the second round with a 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-1 victory over Johanna Larsson . The Williams sisters are not in the doubles draw. "I just won that a couple of days ago", the Australian Open champion said. "I do know I'm always tested". The sport has evolved to one where fitness is more important than finesse, where power is quickly playing catch-up with precision, where endurance is so important than, deep in a five-set slugfest, a commentator ...


Brazil stands in way of Belgium at World Cup

Brazil stands in way of Belgium at World Cup

He can, therefore, expect to come up against not only Hazard but also Thibaut Courtois who will nearly certainly man the posts for Belgium. There is a worry for Brazil heading into the Belgium match: The team will be without midfielder Casemiro, who is suspended after picking up a second yellow card in the 2-0 win over Mexico in the round of 16.