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Sport Venus Williams to meet Garbine Muguruza in final
Author: 0 Venus Williams to meet Garbine Muguruza in final

This is the second Grand Slam final of the year for Williams, who lost to sister Serena in the Australian Open final. The last of her seven majors came at the same place in 2008. "She's (Martinez) helping me to deal with the stress of the tournament", she said. Muguruza reached the Wimbledon final in 2015, but lost to Serena Williams .

Sport Pole victor Kyle Larson tagged with post-qualifying penalty
Author: 0 Pole victor Kyle Larson tagged with post-qualifying penalty

Martin Truex Jr . will also start on the front row for the 19th race of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The penalty cost Larson his one-marker points lead, and he now trails Furniture Row's Truex by 34. Crew chief Chad Johnston was suspended three races and fined $75,000. Aric Almirola will start 22nd in his first race back from a back injury. On Wednesday, NASCAR announced that Larson's auto had failed post-race inspection because of a duct assembly issue.

Sport Tour de France 2017: Froome cracks as Bardet wins stage 12
Author: 0 Tour de France 2017: Froome cracks as Bardet wins stage 12

Colombia's Quintana was second and Spaniard Contador third to take back nearly two minutes on Italian Fabio Aru , who maintained the race lead at the end of the short 101km Pyrenean stage from Saint Girons to Foix . His Tour has been pockmarked by highs and lows - two podium finishes; a horror crash on stage nine - but has shown remarkable fortitude to stay in the hunt.

Sport Trump supported us, say Afghan girls after robotics visa U-turn
Author: 0 Trump supported us, say Afghan girls after robotics visa U-turn

Six competitors from the all-girls Afghan robotics team will indeed make it to the FIRST Global Challenge despite their visas being denied twice. Trump intervened to find a way to permit the girls entry, the AP reports. Rather than champion this story as a success, we should look long and hard about why some travelers have to go through astounding toil just to enter this country.

Sport England hit back against South Africa at Trent Bridge
Author: 0 England hit back against South Africa at Trent Bridge

Du Plessis comes in for JP Duminy , Theunis de Bruyn makes way for Chris Morris, and Duanne Olivier replaces Kagiso Rabada , who is serving a one-match ban. "We understand where we made mistakes in the first game, it is probably how we respond to that". England took the Ashes that summer with wins at Cardiff, Edgbaston and Trent Bridge but still lost at Lord's and The Kia Oval.

Sport Vikings' Floyd suspended for first 4 games of 2017
Author: 0 Vikings' Floyd suspended for first 4 games of 2017

On June 10, Floyd failed three self-administered breathalyzer tests. Floyd said he was unaware the Kombucha tea he was drinking during the early-morning hours when alcohol was found in his system contained alcohol. Floyd, who was arrested last December for extreme DUI when playing for the Arizona Cardinals , was ruled to have violated the terms of his sentence when his blood-alcohol level tested between.044 and.055 while staying with Vikings teammate Kyle Rudolph in June.

Sport RB Leipzig reject Liverpool FC's latest Keita bid
Author: 0 RB Leipzig reject Liverpool FC's latest Keita bid

That Leipzig's approach to Keita's future looks to be changing is a major positive for the Reds , with Klopp taking an all-or-nothing approach with his summer targets. "To be perfectly honest, I don't know if they have the tactical nous, whether they've got the capabilities to play 55, 60 games the way they play and be competitive".

Author: 0 Capital One National Association Increases Position in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)

Sawgrass Asset Management Llc acquired 18,050 shares as Dollar Tree Stores Com (DLTR)'s stock declined 0.40%. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Liability Company invested in 1.07 million shares or 0.17% of the stock. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 15,112 shares. Mirador Capital Partners LP now owns 3,731 shares of the company's stock worth $293,000 after buying an additional 56 shares during the last quarter.

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Author: 0 "Proven winner" Rooney exactly what Everton needs - Phil Neville

His appointment as club captain makes sense - someone has to go knock on the manager's door to ask to bring back Taco Tuesdays at the canteen, or whatever - but we shouldn't expect to see him actually leading the team out most matchdays. Clearly, the impressive business in transfer window made Rooney's mind to finally make a return to the club where he started his career. "Thankfully, I've done it in today's game and that 45 minutes will only help".

Sport Everton to face either Ruzomberok, Brann in Europa League
Author: 0 Everton to face either Ruzomberok, Brann in Europa League

The draw for the third qualifying round was made at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon today, with Vincenzo Montella's side drawn against Romanian outfit Craiova . Should they beat Ruzomberok, the Norwegians will return to Goodison Park , where they suffered suffered a 6-1 hammering in 2008, on July 27. The winners will then advance to the Europa League playoff round, which will also include the 15 losers from the Champions League third qualifying round.

Sport Muguruza crushes Rybarikova to reach Wimbledon final
Author: 0 Muguruza crushes Rybarikova to reach Wimbledon final

Williams insisted she paid no attention to the passing of time, saying: "When you're an athlete, you're not out here thinking about your age". Konta was looking to become the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon final since Virginia Wade in 1977, but her hopes were crushed as Williams picked her off at crucial points.

Sport Confident Cilic eyes first Wimbledon final
Author: 0 Confident Cilic eyes first Wimbledon final

He outlasted American Sam Querrey in a hard-fought 6-7 (6), 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-5 victory on Centre Court at the All England Club. Female tennis players "love Andy Murray " as he has "spoken up for women's issues", says seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams .

Sport Chiefs will likely face Ezekiel Elliot despite rumored suspension
Author: 0 Chiefs will likely face Ezekiel Elliot despite rumored suspension

Elliott would then have a chance to respond. Last July, Elliott was questioned by Columbus, Ohio , police after a former girlfriend accused Elliott of?assaulting her multiple times over the course of a week. The Giants beat the Cowboys twice last season, with Elliott rushing for a combined 158 yards and one touchdown - including 107 yards in the second meeting.

Author: 0 Can Querrey or Berdych reach the Wimbledon final?

The match was the second longest at Wimbledon after the epic 11-hour marathon played by Isner and Mahut in 2010. A clash between 7th seed Marin Cilic and 24th seed Sam Querrey may not have been what fans were hoping for at the start of the Championships.

Sport Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda likely needs Tommy John surgery
Author: 0 Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda likely needs Tommy John surgery

Though he looked brilliant at times-in a May 2015 start against the Orioles where he struck out 16 without allowing a walk, for example-he was largely an average pitcher. Pineda was tentatively listed to start the opener tonight in a critical four-game series with the Division leading Boston Red Sox . Pineda's biggest obstacle to success in the big leagues has been staying healthy.

Author: 0 Americans to Lead Bastille Day Parade in Paris

You have heard President Trump say that it may have been Russian Federation, it may have been others who interfered with the USA election. President Macron then led President Trump towards the courtyard where a few hundred troops from the major service branches were lined up in formation.

Sport WPI inflation eases to 0.9% in June'17
Author: 0 WPI inflation eases to 0.9% in June'17

The index for manufactured products (weight 64.23 per cent) for June, 2017 declined by 0.1 per cent to 112.5 from 112.6 for the previous month. The composite food index within the WPI, combining the values of food items in the primary articles category and manufactured food items, contracted 1.25% in June compared with a growth of 0.15% in the previous month.

Sport Lazio bid £5 million for Lucas Leiva as Liverpool consider summer departure
Author: 0 Lazio bid £5 million for Lucas Leiva as Liverpool consider summer departure

Having made 346 competitive appearances for Liverpool , the Brazilian has been a stellar servant to the club and may have made his last outing for the Merseyside club. Jürgen Klopp, the Liverpool manager, has previously said he would look favourably at the situation of Lucas given his decade-long service and the reality that he will not be guaranteed playing time this season.

Sport Vettel tests new shield on vehicle to protect Formula 1 drivers
Author: 0 Vettel tests new shield on vehicle to protect Formula 1 drivers

F1's answer for head protection is a wrap-around windshield that looks suspiciously like the idea Red Bull had previous year. Vettel admitted to minor visibility concerns when trialling the Halo at the British GP past year, yet he was also a vocal proponent of the cockpit protection device.

Sport Arsenal bid £123.3m for top 18-year-old attacker
Author: 0 Arsenal bid £123.3m for top 18-year-old attacker

Following reports that Wenger held a three-hour meeting with the player and his agents recently, the Express are citing a report from Marca that claims Arsenal have put forward an offer worth £123.3m (€140m) for Mbappe's signature. Mbappe is now with Monaco for their pre-season training camp in the Swiss Alps, and when asked about his future by Marca , the striker replied: 'I don't know if I will stay'.

Sport Wimbledon: Muguruza, Venus storms into final of women's singles
Author: 0 Wimbledon: Muguruza, Venus storms into final of women's singles

Australian-born Johanna Konta has no regrets after being bullied into Wimbledon semi-final submission by rampant Venus Williams . "It's been a blessing". "I was thinking you know, I said right at the beginning, it's sad she couldn't come through on an anniversary year", Wade said on the BBC. "I did think of that".

Sport Worker killed after highway collapse
Author: 0 Worker killed after highway collapse

Much construction work in affluent Singapore is carried out by migrant workers, who come to the country on short-term work permits. Two of them were seen at the hospital's Accident and Emergency section at around 8am, one with an ankle injury and the other abrasions on his hand.