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Wimbledon Brit Watch: Heather Watson stuns Anastasija Sevastova

And she's determined to be inspired not just by motivational words but the memories of her last appearance at this stage two years ago, when she was two points away from beating world number one Serena Williams . "It's always going to change and I was pleased with how I remained calm and just kept doing what I was doing". "And if I do, my coach said he'd shave his head".

Supporters of Armenia in EP likewise responsible for Azerbaijani citizens' murder

As for the statement issued by Azerbaijan according to which the Armenian Army shelled the Alkhanlu village on July 4 which resulted in the death of civilians, this is nothing more than a cynical way to mislead the worldwide community at the expense of the blood of its own innocent people.

Supreme Court backs HMRC over tax avoidance scheme at Rangers

The judgement was made at a time when the scheme was deemed acceptable by a 2012 tax tribunal. However, HMRC argued the payments were earnings and should be taxable. Writing on Twitter, he said: "Rangers should have every title expunged from the records". Rangers' use of EBTs and the subsequent appeals by HMRC became known as the "big tax case".

Grown man snatches towel from young tennis fan on live TV

The man who was already lucky enough to nab front row seats for the match decided he wanted the souvenir too. The younger supporter appears to ask Sock for the towel, but it is not clear if his rival fan knew it was for the boy. Many have said this is a classy touch from the American tennis player. The towels retail at £30 in the Wimbledon shops and the incident left Sock incensed.

Warriors' Kevin Durant makes huge sacrifice, agrees to two-year, $53M deal

In this year's NBA finals , Durant averaged 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 5.4 assists as the Warriors won the series in five games. After earning about $26.5 million last season, Durant was eligible for a new contract that could have paid him as much as $34.5 million next season.

Meira Kumar seeks support from TMC, Left, Congress

Kolkata and West Bengal have given me strength and inspiration because it is the land of fighters. It maybe recalled that six legislators of opposition Congress in Tripura had defected to the TMC ahead of the West Bengal Assembly polls past year, opposing the Congress-CPI (M) alliance in that state.

Pacquiao wants WBO review of Horn defeat

However, the "Pacman" explained that he feels he has a "moral obligation to uphold sportsmanship, truth, and fairness in the eyes of the public". Pacquiao, 38, said he respects the decision of the three judges who scored the 12-round bout in favor of Horn via unanimous decision t Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

NUS, NTU are top 5 Asia-Pacific universities in inaugural regional ranking

Coming at number three was Universiti Teknologi Petronas in the 131-140 band, while Universiti Sains Malaysia sat in the 141-150 band. Speaking of Singapore's performance, THE rankings editor Phil Baty said that NUS is "particularly strong when it comes to its research and teaching environments and worldwide outlook".

Mamadou Sakho 'agrees personal terms' with Crystal Palace but

The Frenchman spent the last four months of the 2016/17 season at Selhurst Park, making eight appearances before a knee injury cut short his season in April. He could be set to raid his former club Ajax with defensive duo Joel Veltman and Kenny Tete, both Netherlands internationals, on his radar. Chairman Steve Parish admitted a deal would be very hard, with the Reds refusing to budge on their £30 million asking price.

Liverpool make bid for Lyon star

Liverpool have been linked with a host of players this summer but have so far only completed deals for Dominic Solanke and Mohamed Salah . Reports spearheaded by Goal's Melissa Reddy last night claimed that a permanent move to Crystal Palace could be imminent for out of favour Liverpool centre back Mamadou Sakho and it seems the Reds have already identified their chosen replacement.

Pakistan women's team face stubborn Australia today

Her family's hardships and humble beginnings inspired Ekta worked harder to climb the ladders of success and reach where she's at present. According to a Times of India report, Kundan Singh Bisht, Ekta's father, opened a tea stall in Almora to support her daughter's dreams of playing cricket.

Guardiola blames Pellegrini for poor first season at Manchester City

I have played with eight or nine players of [Manuel] Pellegrini's team. But despite his impressive form last season, it appears Silva is leaving little to chance in his quest to nail down a first team place - anything to get in the manager's good books! He added: "We are trying to make the necessary changes to reinforce the team".

Liverpool move for Oxlade-Chamberlain

The Mirror report that contract talks have stalled between the player and his club as Arsenal look to undergo a clear out of sorts to accomodate bumper new deals for Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez. The England global started just sixteen Premier League games last season while he has only bettered that tally once since arriving at the North London club six years ago.

Chris Gayle named in WI T20I squad

It will also be the first T20 global appearance at Sabina Park for Gayle, as the imposing opening batsman headlines the list of five Jamaicans expected to be on show. Experienced opening batsman Chris Gayle has been named in the squad . The match will be played at Sabina Park on Sunday, July 9. The last time the two teams met in a T20, West Indies won a nail-biter in Fort Lauderdale by one run.

Wimbledon 2017: Wawrinka crashes out after shock defeat to Daniil Medvedev

Five-times Wimbledon champion Venus Williams booked a second-round spot with a 7-6 (7), 6-4 win over Belgium's Elise Mertens. The top-seeded Murray opened the defense of his Wimbledon title with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 win over Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan on Monday in the opening round.

Braves' Garcia hopes to slow Astros

He came back as the Braves' starting third baseman, moving from first base to a position he hadn't played since high school. Brad Peacock got the win, improving to 6-1 this season after giving up three runs on seven hits while walking a pair and striking out seven over six innings of work.

Wimbledon: Djokovic, Federer reach second round after opponents leave midway

Federer added: "I feel for the crowd. They re there to watch good tennis". "But maybe the Grand Slams should maybe have a look at what they could do for the players to make it just a little bit easier". The German has failed to maintain that form this season and her poor run culminated in an embarrassing French Open first round loss to Ekaterina Makarova last month.

Stan Wawrinka Upset, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal Win in Monday's Wimbledon Action

Wawrinka is the current world No. 3 in men's singles tennis. She missed the 2017 grass-court circuit with an injured left thigh; the Russian would have needed to try to qualify because her ranking was too low to get into the main draw after her return from a 15-month doping suspension that sidelined her during Wimbledon a year ago.

Vom Ginter-Wechsel profitiert auch der SC Freiburg

Juli. Max Eberl sprach von einem Transfercoup. Weltmeister, DFB-Pokalsieger, Supercupsieger, jetzt auch noch Gewinner der Mini-WM in Russland, dazu die Silbermedaille bei den Olympischen Spielen in Rio de Janeiro - der Neu-Gladbacher hat in drei Jahren Erfolge gefeiert, die in dieser Kombination niemand vorzuweisen hat.

Mets Triple-A Pitcher Logan Taylor Suffers Concussion After Homeless Man Attack

Taylor is expected to rejoin the 51s after the All-Star break, which runs from Monday to July 12. Cruz demanded Taylor's wallet and hit him in the back of the head with the tire iron when he refused. Despite the severity of Taylor's injuries, the righthander was able to be with the team at the ballpark later that evening, according to the Review-Journal.

Indians manager Terry Francona missing Tuesday's game for more medical tests

The Indians say he underwent tests at Cleveland Clinic and doctors, for now, have ruled out major health issues. "It was just, again, in this effort of the doctors trying to narrow down exactly what's causing his symptoms, so he'll get some follow-up tests".

Pepe: Portugal defender joins Besiktas from Real Madrid

The Portugal global had looked to be set for a move to Paris Saint-Germain, according to an ESPN FC source , but the move to Ligue 1 failed to materialise. Real fans have been keeping a close eye on the movement of the club veteran, who on Tuesday took to Twitter to tease out his next move ahead of an official announcement.

Miami Heat waive Chris Bosh, will retire his jersey

The Heat waived Bosh today, a month after a doctor sanctioned by the league and the players association declared Bosh's blood clot problems a career-ending injury according to the terms of NBA's new CBA. The trio took the franchise to the NBA Finals in four straight seasons before James went back to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Dwyane Wade chose to sign with the Chicago Bulls.

Nadal through but Wawrinka crashes out in first round

The weekend news that the 30-year-old Scot is to become a father for the second time will also be an extra incentive to make it a tournament to remember. "Of course, it's a very odd feeling to go out there. I moved well today and thought I did pretty well for the first match", Murray said. Venus Williams defeated Elise Mertens 2-0, 7-6 (9-7) 6-4, but the game itself wasn't the main topic of the post-match conference.

Matthias Ginter joins Borussia Monchengladbach from Dortmund

Borussia Monchengladbach have completed the transfer of Germany global Matthias Ginter from Borussia Dortmund , pending a medical. Ginter, who departs Borussia Dortmund after three years, was watched by Spurs scouts during Germany's worldwide fixtures in June as Tottenham weighed up a potential £17.5million swoop.

Jamal Crawford preference is to play for Lakers

Jamal Crawford would reportedly like to join the Lakers if he gets bought out of his contract with the Hawks. The signing of Crawford is contingent upon the Atlanta Hawks buying out Crawford if/when the Clippers complete their sign-and-trade for Danilo Gallinari.

Wimbledon 2017: Bernard Tomic 'bored' as tennis 'doesn't satisfy' him anymore

The talented Tomic was once mooted as a rising star of the sport but says he has hit a mental block, facing another decade drifting around the tour earning money but with little chance of breaking the big four's stranglehold on the major prizes.

Brian Urlacher says the Bears are plagued by the "Lovie Smith curse"

He's an absolute pro. In an interview with Daniel Kaplan on ESPN 1000 in Chicago, Trubisky said he spoke with Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck and Ben Roethlisberger to get some tips and advice during the draft process and beyond . I don't know what [they're doing]. They haven't posted a winning record in any of the four seasons since and are on their second head coach since then as well.

Jenni Sidey and Joshua Kutryk are Canada's newest astronauts

Astronaut candidate Sidey during the second series of aptitude tests. She said her greatest previous achievement was to become a lecturer at Cambridge, something she never dreamed of when she first moved to Britain in 2011 as a engineering graduate.

Signs two-year, $24 million deal with Kings

Hill, whom the Jazz acquired from the Indiana Pacers in a three-team trade following the 2015-16 season, was an unrestricted free agent. It's a surprise move, since Hill hadn't been connected to the Kings at all previously. ESPN first reported the agreement. Randolph, 36, will join his fifth National Basketball Association team after spending the last eight seasons with the Grizzlies.

Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) Position Reduced by Reliance Trust Co. of Delaware

Texas Instrs Inc now has $76.67B valuation. (NYSE: PFE ). Atalanta Sosnoff Limited Com stated it has 0.74% in Pfizer Inc. About 932,186 shares traded. Therefore 35% are positive. Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, November 25 by SunTrust.

Top seed Angelique Kerber wins in Wimbledon first round

Kerber is set to play against Belgian Kirsten Flipkens who defeated Japanese Misaki Doi 6-4, 6-3. "The first round here is always tough", said Kerber. She initially showed glimpses of her best form on her return to Centre Court on Tuesday, racing into a 3-0 lead in the first set. She produced 13 unforced errors in the opening set and while she broke Falconi twice, she also failed to convert four other break points.

Victorious cricket team in PM House for celebratory event

Speaking on the occasion, Chairman Pakistan Super League Najam Sethi thanked the Prime Minister for his unflinching support to revive Pakistani cricket. Similarly, a vast network of roads and motorways was being laid, he said, mentioning the Lahore to Karachi motorway and six-lane Hyderabad-Sukkar-Multan-Lahore motorway.

Kongolo leaves Feyenoord for Monaco in €15 million deal

And today Monaco completed the signing of Feyenoord defender Terence Kongolo in a £13.1m deal. Monaco had still hoped to persuade Mendy to stay at the club and sign a new deal, but he is now likely to be granted his wish, having told the Principality club of his desire to move to the Premier League.

'Top coach' Klopp tipped to ditch Liverpool and become Bayern manager

He will be an English champion sooner or later, of that I am firmly convinced. "Jurgen Klopp is one of the top coaches, but compared to others he has yet to win a big worldwide trophy", Hitzfeld told t-online.de. That all seems fairly self-evident, and it would be hard to quibble with Hitzfeld's suggestion that Klopp has shown signs he's likely to find success at Anfield and that doing so would help him move up the ranks of German coaching greats.