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Sports Eric Boullier quits in McLaren F1 team shake-up
Author: 0 Eric Boullier quits in McLaren F1 team shake-up

He was promoted to a permanent seat last year and showed early signs of promise but that has somehow fizzled out this year. This is going to take some time to fix. I think everyone needs to recognise that. I don't want to make predictions. "He's been in racing a long time, won a lot of races, I'm sure we'll see him in a pit lane soon again".

Sports Is He Staying? This man arrives at Chelsea for Pre Season
Author: 0 Is He Staying? This man arrives at Chelsea for Pre Season

The Chelsea players had only received word from Antonio Conte's staff this week that they would be returning for a full pre-season training camp starting on Monday. An agreement in principle is in place to bring Sarri to Stamford Bridge, but Chelsea still need to work with Napoli to secure his release from his contract.

Sports Jack Wilshere Makes Statement Which Will Hurt Arsenal Fans
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere Makes Statement Which Will Hurt Arsenal Fans

The former Arsenal midfielder signs for the Hammers after leaving the Emirates at the end of his contract this summer, ending a 17-year spell with the Gunners. Manuel Pellegrini is understood to have signed off on the move for the 26-year-old, who has signed a three-year deal at the club. 'The fans, of course - everyone knows how big West Ham's fanbase is - and especially in this new Stadium.

Sports West Brom snaps up Johnstone from United
Author: 0 West Brom snaps up Johnstone from United

In addition, they face competition with West Ham and Premier League new boys Fulham, as well as Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach, having been credited with an interest in the 25-year-old. He returned to Manchester United , where he was used sparingly over the next three seasons, before a one year stint at Birmingham City ahead of his eventual move to West Brom .

Author: 0 Federer, Serena aim to advance on Wimbledons Manic Monday

The top seeds in the men's draw may have fared better than the women in the first week of Wimbledon . The Canadian and his Austrian opponent were forced off by darkness in the third set on Friday night but Raonic, beaten by Andy Murray in the final in 2016, secured a quick break to take the third set before dominating the fourth to win 7-6 (7/5) 4-6 7-5 6-2.

Sports Simpson leads Greenbrier; Atkinson native shoots even-par 70 in PGA debut
Author: 0 Simpson leads Greenbrier; Atkinson native shoots even-par 70 in PGA debut

Simpson posted his career-best score after shaking off a two-hour weather delay with six holes left in his round. The tour hasn't released the schedule for the coming season. Playing in the afternoon, Simpson had three consecutive birdies around the turn, then chipped in for eagle on the par-5 12th to move to 7 under. Mackenzie Hughes is at 1-under 69 and tied for 64th.

Sports Hartley unhurt after high speed crash
Author: 0 Hartley unhurt after high speed crash

Hamilton, victor for the past four years at Silverstone and five times in total, topped the timesheets with a lap of one minute 26.722 seconds. Hamilton, a five-time victor at Silverstone, posted a best lap of 1:26.722 seconds around the 5.891-kilometre course but Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari was just 0.093 seconds behind.

Sports Fernando Hierro leaves role with Spain after World Cup exit
Author: 0 Fernando Hierro leaves role with Spain after World Cup exit

Hierro, 50, was sensationally appointed Spain coach on the eve of the tournament , after previous boss Julen Lopetegui was sacked for agreeing to take the Real Madrid job. The former Barca boss could soon be in charge of Spain . After the World Cup failure and many players said to be unhappy, the Spanish FA are said to want an experienced manager who can take hold of the situation and get the talented group of individuals playing as a team.

Sports Russell Knox Wins Irish Open With Remarkable Putting In Playoff
Author: 0 Russell Knox Wins Irish Open With Remarkable Putting In Playoff

He began the day six shots off the lead but closed with a six-under 66, holing an outrageous 40-footer on the final green to set the target at 14-under, before holing a almost identical putt to break Fox's heart in sudden-death. "This is a heck of a start but I feel I have more to go". "Right now I'm enjoying winning this trophy and if I struggle the next two weeks I'm still going to enjoy this moment".

Sports Liverpool given fresh Nabil Fekir boost
Author: 0 Liverpool given fresh Nabil Fekir boost

Some reports over the weekend suggested that Liverpool have already restarted the negotiations but this appears not to be the case. As we've seen over this summer, Lyon are very capable of making the media think one thing only for things to turn out differently, with club president Jean-Michel Aulas quite eager to talk to the press when give the chance.

Sports Duke in the NBA: Frank Jackson Out for Remainder of Summer League
Author: 0 Duke in the NBA: Frank Jackson Out for Remainder of Summer League

And next up is the Summer League. Luckily for Jackson , the injury he sustained was not on his right foot, but rather his left ankle as after the game Jackson was diagnosed with a left ankle sprain and was considered day to day. Fox averaged 11.6 points and 4.4 points per game in his rookie season and it's become quite clear that he's one of the best players in the Summer League.

Sports Mercedes' deliberate crash suggestion
Author: 0 Mercedes' deliberate crash suggestion "silly" - Vettel

The appearance of the safety vehicle on the 33rd of 52 laps, after Sauber's Marcus Ericsson crashed at Abbey, was greeted with a huge cheer from the 140,500 crowd who had already cheered Hamilton's every overtake. Raikkonen cleared Verstappen before the Dutchman retired with a long-standing brake-by-wire problem then blew past Bottas for third on the outside into Brooklands using DRS.

Sports Mickelson says $10M match with Woods in the works
Author: 0 Mickelson says $10M match with Woods in the works

There's no date yet for the dream match, but Golf reports it's likely to take place at the Shadow Creek course in Las Vegas and will be televised in a prime-time special. Mickelson topped the field at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship in March. Mickelson even suggested that this could be the beginning of a tour where he faces Woods in multiple one-on-one exhibitions each year.

Sports Hales shines as England level series
Author: 0 Hales shines as England level series

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan has refused to guarantee that Ben Stokes will jump straight into the side for Sunday's T20I series decider against India in Bristol . Skipper Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma's shared partnership of 89 runs kept the match gripping till the third wicket. Pacer Deepak Chahar, who was handed his first worldwide T20I cap, went for plenty of runs but was instrumental in claiming Roy's wicket.

Sports British Grand Prix strategy guide
Author: 0 British Grand Prix strategy guide

Obviously he spun, so my bad, but that's how it goes sometimes. And on the podium, there was no spraying of champagne with the Finn who had come home third despite being handed a 10-second penalty for the first lap incident. It was my mistake so that was fine. Vettel pitted from the lead, but Bottas stayed out, to lead on lap 34, as did Hamilton. Hamilton made his way past Bottas on the following lap, with Raikkonen then taking his countryman for third, and that is how the leading four cars ...

Sports Pakistan defeat Australia in T20 final behind record run chase
Author: 0 Pakistan defeat Australia in T20 final behind record run chase

It looked as though Australia had produced a masterstroke in opening the bowling with Glenn Maxwell's offspin as debutant Sahibzada Farhan was stumped off the first ball he faced and Hussain Talat sliced a catch to point three balls later to derail Pakistan's chase.

Sports Lewis Hamilton: F1 star welcomes Mercedes upgrades ahead of Austrian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: F1 star welcomes Mercedes upgrades ahead of Austrian Grand Prix

A new Mercedes engine last week combined with an updated auto this means the pressure is on Ferrari and Red Bull to keep pushing and find improvements to try and keep up with Hamilton going into qualifying on Saturday. "An unfortunate day", Hamilton said. Earlier, he blew up when he knew his race was over. "I don't get it guys". "I'm here to focus exclusively on trying to win this championship", Hamilton said.

Sports Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns sign five-year, $158M extension
Author: 0 Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns sign five-year, $158M extension

With this signing, not only do the Phoenix Suns lock up the face of the franchise while still only 21-years-old, but at least one piece of the future of the franchise has become clearer, now that we know that he is expected to be around through at least the 2023-24 season.

Sports Nadal won't rule out doubles dream team with Federer
Author: 0 Nadal won't rule out doubles dream team with Federer

No 8 Kevin Anderson beat No. 25 Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-3, 7-5, 7-5 after losing just eight of 61 points on his first serve, while Gael Monfils of France advanced to the fourth round for the first time by knocking out last year's semifinalist Sam Querrey 5-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.

Sports 2nd T20I: India looks to wrap up early series win
Author: 0 2nd T20I: India looks to wrap up early series win

For England side, it is a matter of pride especially after the Australia tour. India have won five consecutive bi-lateral series stretching back to September 2017. India is playing only one spinner - Yuzvendra Chahal - in the third T20 global against England . Agressive start by Buttler who is already going after the pacers.

Sports Soccer Boys Rescued from Thailand Cave
Author: 0 Soccer Boys Rescued from Thailand Cave

They are being taken to the field hospital and will later be taken to the Chiang Rai hospital, as per a local official quoted by Reuters . The boys were taken to the hospital, Chiang Rai province acting Gov. "Coach Ake went inside with them then you must come out, bringing them out safely as well". The coach was in the last group. Speculation that the long-awaited operation was about to happen had been building since the early hours on Sunday.

Sports Belgium knocks soccer powerhouse Brazil out of World Cup
Author: 0 Belgium knocks soccer powerhouse Brazil out of World Cup

We had to be fearless tactically. The execution of the tactics was magnificent. "The players executed it to perfection". A fearless Belgium showcased their attacking brilliance then survived a spirited Brazilian fightback to claim a 2-1 win over the tournament favourites at Kazan Arena and reach the last four for the first time in 32 years.

Sports Sweden coach: England can go all the way
Author: 0 Sweden coach: England can go all the way

Not even the England side from the early 21st century, containing stars like Beckham, Steven Gerrard and a young Wayne Rooney, ever got this far at a major tournament. They began solidly against England in a slow and sloppy start to the game that resembled a pre-season friendly at times , only to be outdone by a goal Sweden isn't used to conceding.

Author: 0 Ibrahimovic & Beckham make freaky Twitter bet ahead of England-Sweden quarter-final

If England do beat Sweden and reach the last four, their next match will be in Moscow on Wednesday night, which will be far more accessible. Goals in each half from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli clinched victory for Gareth Southgate's men in their first quarter-final in the competition since 2006, while goalkeeper Jordan Pickford produced a hat-trick of stunning saves to maintain his clean sheet.

Sports Lovren’s Croatia set up World Cup semi-final with England
Author: 0 Lovren’s Croatia set up World Cup semi-final with England

The final of the tournament will take place on July 15. Brazil won the last of its five World Cup titles in 2002 with a team led by Ronaldo, Rivaldo and Ronaldinho. "In the second half and in extra time we dominated, we should have finished the job before penalties, but maybe it's written in the stars that we have to go through the extra drama", he added.

Sports Emotional Hamilton on pole for home British GP
Author: 0 Emotional Hamilton on pole for home British GP

For fans, it is always more interesting when you aren't able to name the victor on a Thursday before a wheel has even been turned. The Finn, who visited Mercedes' base on Tuesday and Wednesday, said: "I followed a bit of the process of how they found the issue and how they reacted to fix it and make sure it doesn't happen again".

Sports LeBron James To Lakers Might Speed Up Hawks Rebuild
Author: 0 LeBron James To Lakers Might Speed Up Hawks Rebuild

But at least the worst half-decade in franchise history should become a bad memory for Lakers fans, who seethed through five irrelevant seasons highlighted mostly by Bryant's retirement tour. Through scheduling meetings and signing key pieces to surround new superstar LeBron James , the Laker legend is showing he means business. But the Lakers and Spurs haven't been able to hammer out a deal-perhaps because San Antonio has been focused on acquiring almost all of the Lakers' quality young ...