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Tony Parker leaving San Antonio for Charlotte

Tony Parker leaving San Antonio for Charlotte

But while Leonard's departure is merely a rumor at this point, the Spurs did lose a San Antonio legend Friday. Parker is expected to sign a two-year deal with the Hornets and informed the Spurs of his decision, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski ( via Twitter ).


Dzagoev says he is fit for Russia's quarter-final against Croatia

Dzagoev says he is fit for Russia's quarter-final against Croatia

Favourites Brazil will come up against Belgium's "golden generation" in Kazan on Friday while an exciting young France side spearheaded by the lightning-quick Kylian Mbappe take on a shrewd Uruguay outfit in Nizhny Novgorod. Coach Tite has started with Fagner on the right side of defence since Brazil's second game, a 2-0 win over Costa Rica. Croatia beat Denmark in a penalty shootout in their last-16 clash, goalkeeper Danijel Subasic making three saves in their 3-2 victory.


Federer takes sets streak to 26 at Wimbledon

Federer takes sets streak to 26 at Wimbledon

Third seed Marin Cilic was stunned 3-6 1-6 6-4 7-6 (3) 7-5 by Argentina's world number 82 Guido Pella in three hours 12 minutes. Federer will play Lukas Lacko in the second round. Not wasting too much energy in the first matches is nice to have. "I can only be happy with my performance, it was a great match", Slovakian Cibulkova said.


Ibrahimovic believes Sweden can beat England

Ibrahimovic believes Sweden can beat England

Following tension at Euro 2016, there were some fears that fans from several countries at the World Cup, including England , could get into violent clashes with each other and local hooligan groups. If Sweden get a penalty, bank on veteran defender Andreas Granqvist , who has slotted home two at the tournament so far. Uruguay, however, will be much harder opposition to break down having only conceded one goal so far and they could frustrate France if they decide to shut shop as Denmark ...


Osaka ousts Boulter to reach Wimbledon third round

Osaka ousts Boulter to reach Wimbledon third round

Djokovic reached the second round with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-2 win over Tennys Sandgren of the United States. "It won't be the same as previous year". But the 27-year-old Diatchenko was more solid down the stretch and corrected her serving problems, committing just three double faults over the final two sets.