France complete the last four at the Euros
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France complete the last four at the Euros
It was no walk in the park for the Russian star, as she needed over two and half hours to defeat local hopeful Rogers 6-7(2), 6-1, 6-2 on the hard courts of San Jose in California. Kasatkina earned herself a setpoint at 5-4 up in the opening set, but the American rallied to save the point and break back. It was a remarkable title for Kasatkina, as she had to overcome reigning Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina, fourth seed Aryna Sabalenka as well as second seed Paula Badosa just to make Sunday's final in San Jose.
With two of his biggest rivals absent, Murray is hopeful of going deep in Montreal.
Arsenal technical director Edu and the club’s executive team were initially pushing for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to be reintegrated into the squad before terminating his contract in January. Aubameyang was stripped of the captaincy in December, following a latest disciplinary breach, and he mutually terminated his contract to join Barcelona the following month. Aubameyang was dropped and forced to train alone, but new footage from Amazon Prime Video’s fly-on-the-wall documentary, All or Nothing: Arsenal, has revealed how Edu initially pushed for him to return to the squad.
"The odds are going to be stacked against us, but we have to get the public on side, that is where the pressure is on us. We need to win," Alex Walmsley says.
Castleford Tigers have announced half-back Danny Richardson has signed a new two-year contract extension, with the option for a further year.
Manchester United legends Roy Keane and Paul Scholes have blasted the "shocking and shambolic" defeat for Erik ten Hag's side at home to Brighton and said the midfield duo of Fred and Scott McTominay were not of the required standard.
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It was a first Group One win for the five-year-old and her jockey Jason Hart, who took the race by the scruff of the neck entering the final two furlongs. Having burned off Naval Crown, who won the Platinum Jubilee at Ascot, a furlong out, she had to be game to fend off Minzaal and Garrus by three-quarters of a length and a head.
Benjamin Mendy appeared in court on Wednesday to enter a not-guilty plea for an eighth rape charge.
The Real Madrid president praised the Italian for his continuing European success with Los Blancos
The Stamford Bridge hierarchy are also working on deals for Frenkie de Jong and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
England fringe quick bowler Luke Wood and fellow seamer Luke Fletcher struck twice apiece as the Superchargers, invited to bat, slipped to 68 for six after 53 balls before a blistering 50 off 27 from David Wiese ensured respectability at 152 for eight. Yorkshire's Malan led the chase on home turf, sharing 86 with opening partner Alex Hales (43). Malan hit three leg-side sixes in 49 balls.
The 23-time Grand Slam champion beat Nuria Parrizas Diaz in straight sets at the National Bank Open in Toronto.
Scotland’s boxers made it a super Sunday in the ring as Sam Hickey, Sean Lazzerini and Reese Lynch all delivered on their potential to win Commonwealth Games gold medals.
Dorking’s Alice Capsey cursed a batting collapse against New Zealand that ended England’s hopes of salvaging bronze from cricket’s Commonwealth Games debut.
The Switzerland international blasted Newcastle ahead to end their frustration.
Chelsea will hold talks with Callum Hudson-Odoi after it emerged that the winger wants to leave the club for the third time in his career.
Hearing the crowd cheer on Team England at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham has young swimmer Charlotte Bianchi dreaming of competing in such an atmosphere herself one day.
England women’s head coach Lisa Keightley is to step down from her role at the end of the summer. The former Australian international has been in the post since the start of 2020 and led her side to the semi-finals of that year’s T20 World Cup, as well as the final of the 50-over World Cup earlier this year. The 50-year-old was also in charge for this summer’s Commonwealth Games as T20 cricket made its debut, but England disappointed as they missed out on the podium following a semi-final defeat to India and then a loss against New Zealand in the bronze medal match.
After a smooth, accomplished, largely untroubled victory over Southampton (scroll down for the match report), Antonio Conte gave a hint of the direction he wanted Tottenham to travel. What he wanted, he said, were players who fit into his system.