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Venus Williams becomes oldest Wimbledon quarter-finalist in 23 years

Konjuh had not been born when Williams made her debut at the All England Club in 1997 and the 37-year-old used her vast experience to put on a clinical display against her teenage opponent on Centre Court. Her groundstrokes often induced gasps, quite something for a player whose first title here (of five) came 17 years ago, and whose Wimbledons from 2011 to 2015 went fourth round, first round, absent, third round and fourth round. Read More »

Verratti-Barca still on?


With huge fees for footballers who wouldn't be considered among the world's best, and it's becoming increasingly hard to sign players, even for Barcelona. "(My agent) messed up this statement. "We started preparing for the season and I'm very happy to start a new season and to come back to the club, my team-mates, my coach and everyone". Read More »

New worldwide trailer released for Stephen King's The Dark Tower


This is honestly looking better and better with every trailer. " The tower is all that stands between light and darkness ..." And you know - even if this movie isn't that great, I still think Idris Elba is a totally badass gunslinger. He didn't say anything particularly surprising (" The Dark Tower has always been important to me"), but people should always be told in advance when Stephen King is about to pop up on their screen. Read More »

Chelsea ready to offer Real Madrid €80million for Morata


While a move to Old Trafford "has not yet been ruled out", sources have reported the Blues will make an offer "close to €80 million, including all variables, to Real Madrid in the next few days". The 28-year-old, who scored 20 goals last season as Chelsea won the Premier League title, is yet to secure a move away from Stamford Bridge ahead of the start of pre-season training. Read More »

Vettel's Ferrari future up to him - Marchionne


Vettel is out of contract at the end of the season and talks over fresh terms are on hold as he focuses on his battle for the world championship. "I am going to talk to him, we'll see what happens". Vettel, with 171 points, has scored more than twice as many as Raikkonen (83). Speaking to reporters before Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix , he said: "I made it very clear that if he wants to stay then we'll just renew". Read More »

Macron's presence key to successful Paris bid for 2024 Games: mayor

The IOC has ordered the re-testing of more than 1,000 samples taken during the 2010 Olympics in Canada. All of the samples from more than 170 Russian athletes who participated in the Vancouver Games have been tested again. International Olympic Committee officials hope to have the independent testing group in place before the 2016 Pyeongchang Winter Games. Despite the tab, Rio still hosted a pretty good Games, even while suffering under a disgusting recession and endemic political ... Read More »

DHSE Kerala declares Class 12 SAY results at keralaresults


According to the latest update, DHSE likely declares the DHSE Class 12 Improvement Results 2017 at the official website, & on July 10th after 2 PM. 3,66,139 students appeared for the exam from the school going regular category and out of which 3,05,262 students qualified for higher education. The pass rate has shown the slightly improvement this year. Read More »

Police officer's emotional tweet after A38 crash


The woman and child, who were travelling in the same auto, were pronounced dead at the scene, while a boy from the vehicle was also airlifted to Bristol Children's Hospital. The crash blocked the road and the A38 was closed in both directions at Trerulefoot and Carkeel. "Two people are seriously injured while a number of other people have also sustained injuries". Read More »

Family asks for help finding 85-year-old veteran


Police said Cantrell is in early stages of Alzheimer's disease and dementia and has been a resident at Indigo Palms for a month. Cantrell's family is anxious he could try to walk to his wife in Flagler Beach or attempt to find his childhood home in IL, according to a news release. Read More »

Bottas soars to win, Stroll 10th at Austrian GP


The final stages however, were the most dramatic as Vettel engaged in a close battle with bottas getting within DRS range, but fell short by a small margin. Hamilton lost a little running time due to a spark plug change and complained during his long-run stint towards the end of the session that he felt a little uncomfortable, but it was no major issue as he once again set the pace. Read More »

Arsenal ready to make £45m bid for third summer signing

The Gunners have previously seen a £30m bid rejected and French media expects Arsenal's latest offer to be rebuffed, meaning Wenger's side may have to break their transfer record for the second time this summer if they're to secure a deal for the French worldwide. Read More »

The question is: Can anyone in SEC catch Alabama?

And then there's a pair of potential underdogs in a talented-but-undermanned SC team in its second year under Will Muschamp and Kentucky, another underperforming program that has enough playmakers to shock some folks this season. Missouri somehow found its way to Atlanta in 2013-14 before Florida did the same in Jim McElwain's first two seasons. "Guess what? There are going to be a lot of close ballgames in a lot of years because that's our conference". Read More »

Federer enters the unknown against Zverev


The Danish fifth seed beat the world number 38 from Estonia 3-6, 7-6 (7/3), 6-2. Asked how he could make Federer nervous, Zverev said: "I don't know if it's something I can do or he can do to himself". Gulbis tried hard in the third set but Djokovic took it to a tie-break and Gulbis was left with a lot work to be done. The second set was much more routine for Federer , who with an early break looked as though he felt no obligation to push the tempo, holding easily and on occasion ... Read More »

Chaman DPO killed as convoy comes under attack


Firing was reportedly heard in the area after the blast. Following the blast, law enforcement agencies (LEAs) personnel cordoned off the area whereas emergency was imposed in various government hospitals. Two other police officials providing security to the DPO were also seriously injured and have been transported to Quetta for medical treatment. But the remnants of militant groups are still able to carry out periodic bloody attacks, particularly in the northwest. Read More »

Arjun Kapoor to replace Akshay Kumar in Namastey England


Ten years after its release, filmmaker Vipul Shah has decided to make the second instalment of the movie. But, now, Mumbai Mirrror has reported that the actor is not going to be a part of the movie. But, before it, he wanted to make sure that Akshay didn't have any problem with it. Source further added that last month, both Akshay and Vipul talked about it and chose to go ahead with Arjun. Read More »

Mexico coach handed six-game ban for Confederations Cup outburst


FIFA's disciplinary committee ruled Osorio used insulting words and displayed an aggressive attitude toward match officials after believing Mexico should have been awarded a penalty kick. The United States is scheduled to begin their tournament run on Saturday, taking on Panama in Group B action. "The decision, which has been duly notified today, comes into force immediately". Read More »

Gatland 'hated' Lions tour but keen to do job again


Do you see that as a win or just a drawn series? "If you said, six weeks ago, come to New Zealand and draw the series, you would probably take that". "I just asked him to check the accidental offside", Warburton said. I was disappointed with the scrum penalty under the posts. And they will now have to wait another 12 years to get another crack at the Kiwis. Read More »

Arsenal 'refuse to sell Alexis Sanchez to Manchester City'


Bernardo Silva has already joined Manchester City while Tiemoue Bakayoko is wanted by Chelsea and Manchester United and Kylan Mbappe by Real Madrid. Alexis Sanchez is still an Arsenal player but today one paper reckons the Gunners are willing to let him go to Manchester City for £80m. City remain favourites to land the 28-year-old, who reportedly wants £400,000-a-week to sign a new deal at The Emirates, after Bayern Munich pulled out of the running, while Inter Milan have since ... Read More »

Gold Cup blow for Mexico as coach banned for six matches


Osorio", a Federation Internationale de Football Association release said, "used insulting words towards the match officials while displaying an aggressive attitude towards them". Osorio will be banned from the sidelines during Mexico's 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign and is prohibited from conducting postgame press conferences at the tournament. Read More »

Air India Launches Hyderabad-Washington Flight


Sources in the Air India said that the decision will help save Rs 7-8 crore annually for the national carrier. However, the airline will continue serving non-vegetarian for its worldwide flights and for business and first class passengers on the domestic routes. Read More »

Chelsea complete signing of Antonio Rudiger


Germany global defender Rudiger signed a five-year deal with the Blues on Sunday, leaving Roma for a fee of £29million that could rise to £33.3m. Personal terms still have to be discussed but it appears that Rudiger will become a Chelsea player ahead of the new Premier League season. Read More »

Alexandre Lacazette's price in Fantasy Premier League revealed early


As well, he has very interesting technical qualities and a strong character. "So he is a guy who is a great addition for us, and someone who will help us challenge at the top level this season". But Lacazette's transfer has changed his plans ahead of next year's World Cup Finals in Russian Federation. Fantasy Premier League players are getting ready for the new season and Alexandre Lacazette has already provided managers with another headache. Read More »