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Women's WC: New Zealand win toss, put India to bat

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Download the News Nation Mobile App and stay connected with top stories from India and around the world. India vs New Zealand will be broadcast live on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD. That's what makes world champions. India will also hope for a better show from their bowling unit led by the world's highest ODI wicket-taker Jhulan Goswami and assisted by the spin trio of Ekta Bisht, Harmanpreet Kaur and Deepti Sharma. Read More »

Garbine Muguruza vs. Venus Williams - player profiles

Muguruza is through to the final for the second time in three years and is looking to go one better after losing to Serena in 2015. Back in the All England Club final after an eight-year absence, the 37-year-old hopes to become both the oldest Wimbledon and major victor since the Open era began in 1968. Read More »

Williams - Muguruza, the expected final

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If Williams, 37, takes home the championship, she'll become the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam title in the Open era - surpassing her sister Serena Williams for the honor. "But to have her by my side gives me also this little confidence on having someone that has won before", she said . All these years later, Wimbledon still brings out the best in Venus Williams. Read More »

Klopp takes a vow of silence over Liverpool's top targets

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Klopp explained: "He had absolutely no idea how we defend usually, so he was not really involved in this and was like 'oh my god'". "But you could tell he is used to a completely different way of defending". In-between his electric run and getting on the scoresheet, the 25-year-old provided evidence of the attributes Jurgen Klopp wanted in a wide forward: excellent anticipation, consistent movement, flexibility, the ability to make a difference in the final third, and a strong appetite to ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho demands contract for star forward this summer

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Mourinho says United "want" Ibrahimovic , but it is down to the player to make a decision on his future. "It's possible, it's open", Mourinho said. "Obviously we leave the door open for him to recover with us". Ibrahimovic is using United's AON Training Complex facilities as he recovers from his knee injury. Read More »

Ryan Lochte cleared of false-report charge after 'robbery' at Rio Olympics

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Lochte fans were quite disappointed to hear that he had lied to NBC publicly about the incident which included accusations of "being robbed by men impersonating police officers". In an Instagram post last August Lochte apologized for his behavior that evening. According to USA Today , Lochte had been charged with "falsely communicating a crime to authorities" due to his "exaggerated" retelling of events. Read More »

OR kicks WR Darren Carrington off team following DUI arrest

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Broadway in Eugene. The wideout did not play in the 2014 College Football Playoff championship game after failing an NCAA-administered drug test, the Register-Guard reported. His decision to skip the National Football League draft and return as a senior was welcomed by Taggart , who praised Carrington's performance in spring practices. Read More »

Venus Williams jokes about wishing Serena could play Wimbledon final for her

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Will Williams continue to dominate on grass to win her impressive sixth title at Wimbledon on Saturday? This is where I want to be .' Last time a female British player won the Wimbledon title was 1977 with Virginia Wade. Muguruza recorded 22 winners against just 11 unforced errors in the quick match. There's a lot of things I can still get better at, which is exciting for me and exciting for my team. Read More »

Jonny Bairstow: Even-stevens after opening day at Trent Bridge

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Faf du Plessis has labelled South Africa's second Test with England as a big test of character after they were hammered in the series opener. England captain Joe Root says it was beneficial having predecessor Alastair Cook on the field with him during his first Test as skipper. Read More »

Vikings Floyd suspended first 4 games

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With the suspension, Floyd's first regular-season game with the Vikings would be Monday, Oct. 9 at Chicago. He faced a minimum two-game unpaid suspension under the NFL's policy. A native of St. Paul, the former Notre Dame star signed with the Vikings in the offseason, but got into more trouble after agreeing to the deal. "I said, 'If I find out you're lying to me, I'm going to cut you'". Read More »

Liverpool consider Lazio's £5m offer for midfielder Lucas Leiva

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Lazio are selling Lucas Biglia to AC Milan for £17.6 million and the Italians want Lucas to be his replacement. And many Liverpool fans are devastated at seeing the Kop man leave the club this summer. Lucas is now Liverpool's longest-serving player, having made 344 appearances for the Reds since moving to Anfield from Brazilian outfit Gremio in 2007. Read More »

Chiefs will likely face Ezekiel Elliot despite rumored suspension

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Though this isn't indicative of what will occur, the Cowboys are reportedly "not aware" of any Ezekiel Elliott suspension coming. But lowering his social profile will not guarantee that Elliott is shielded from punishment. The Dallas Cowboys are rumored to be losing Ezekiel Elliott for the start of the 2017 National Football League season, and the team could be sent looking for help in the backfield during his absence. Read More »

Korea's Foreign Currency Deposits in June Reach Record Low

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After five years of accommodative policy, most analysts expect the BOK to take a hawkish turn next year in a more gradual approach to exiting low rates than some of its counterparts in Europe and Canada. The BOK attributed the on-month decrease mainly to a fall in US dollar deposits by exporters. He said inflation will fluctuate around 2 per cent for some time. Read More »

Lynda Carter open to being in 'Wonder Woman' sequel

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Absolutely. I ADORE Patty Jenkins, and it'll be wonderful to do. Wonder Woman has held on better than any other superhero movie during its initial six-week run, dropping an average of less than 35% from one week to the next. "It's so much more than some comic book character, because we identify with it", she said. Before it was released, Lynda - who now plays President Olivia Marsdin on CW's " Supergirl " - admitted she was intrigued to see what Gal and Patty would do with the ... Read More »

Garbine Muguruza vs Magdalena Rybarikova: Wimbledon 2017 semi-final preview and prediction

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It's been a blessing. "I couldn't have asked for more, but I'll ask for a little more". " We both play really well on grass". "I could do nearly nothing today". Deliberately taking her time between points and games, Venus was doing her best to throw Konta out of her rhythm. She saved two match points before Williams finally ended her resistance with a devilish forehand that flew past the Briton and left the American to twirl in celebration on Centre Court. Read More »

Kylian Mbappe: 'I am unsure of AS Monaco future'

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Arsenal will not be alone in their quest to secure the Monaco ace - Real Madrid, Manchester City, PSG and Chelsea also in the running. And, with Real Madrid not having a space for Mbappe following the Alvaro Morata to Manchester United move collapsing, it looks increasingly likely the Frenchman will stay at Monaco. Read More »

Cilic soars into his first Wimbledon final

Murray lost in the Quarterfinals of Wimbledon to Sam Querrey following a hip injury that was very evident in the Fourth and Fifth Set. At the 42 time of asking, Querrey was a Grand Slam semi-finalist and the first American male to do so since Andy Roddick in 2009. Read More »

Raiders to pay $378 million relocation fee

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Neither Rams owner Stan Kroenke nor Chargers owner Dean Spanos raised an eyebrow when fellow National Football League owners informed them they'd have to fork over $550 million up front - or more if they opted to pay over 10 years - for the right to move to their teams to the second-biggest market in the country. Read More »

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Colombo

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Ervine, whose surpassed his career-best score of 146, finished on 151 off 238 balls, which included 13 boundaries and a six, while Tiripano remained undefeated on 24 off 45 deliveries, which included four boundaries. Zimbabwe , who will be playing their first Test in Lanka since 2002, could grant a debut to batsman Tarisai Musakanda. Asela Gunaratne scalped two wickets while Lahiru Kumara and Dilruwan Perera picked a wicket each. Read More »

Kansas State Football Player Comes Out As Gay

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Frantz was a first-team All-Big 12 Freshman tackle in 2016 as well as an All-Academic Big 12 selection. Frantz certainly has both the size and ability to take his talents to the next level. He's expected to continue starting at left tackle for Kansas State this fall. He said he didn't tell his family until a week after the locker room announcement. Read More »

Timberwolves' Dieng to play in NBA Africa exhibition

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There have been more than 70 National Basketball Association players with ties to Africa, which hosted its first game among National Basketball Association talent in August 2015 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg. "I also look forward to returning to South Africa after taking part in the Basketball without Borders Africa camp eight years ago", Nowitzki said in a statement last month. Read More »

Red Sox Promote Devers To Pawtucket

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On Friday, the Red Sox essentially acknowledged they had lost the bet, and it came with a staggering cost. Sandoval, 30, was returned from his injury rehab assignment with Triple-A Pawtucket and activated from the 10-day disabled list before being designated for assignment. Read More »

Tiemoue Bakayoko set for Chelsea medicals

The player had been expected to join Chelsea but, with negotiations dragging on, United made a surprise move on Monday. Chelsea are pressing ahead with a deal to make the Monaco midfielder their third summer signing, after Willy Caballero and Antonio Rudiger. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton: I don't dodge my fans

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Hamilton pointed to his commendable charity work - he spent the afternoon with sick children at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital last week - to those who had accused him of not caring about the sport's fans. Hamilton, who will be chasing his fifth British Grand Prix victory and fourth in a row on Sunday, is 20 points adrift of Vettel after nine of 20 races. Read More »

N Srinivasan and Niranjan Shah could face Supreme Court wrath

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The next hearing on the matter is scheduled for July 14. While the BCCI agreed to implement some of the panel's suggestions, it has opposed and refused to implement the "one state, one vote" formula, the age cap for office-bearers and the ban on civil servants being part of the BCCI's board. Read More »

Wimbledon 2017: Johanna Konta loses semi to Venus Williams

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The first set went with serve until the 10th game when seven-time grand slam victor Williams, who mixed poise with belligerence and moments of sheer power, broke her rival to seize the initiative. "I feel very focused still, there's still a lot to be done". If Konta does make it back, there will be at least one member of her family that won't likely be in the stadium to witness it. Read More »

Wimbledon: Venus Williams to face Garbine Muguruza in 9th final

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Venus said: "I will have to ask Serena for some pointers". "Konta-Mania. I didn't hear that before", Konta said when told about fans wearing T-shirts bearing her name. Definitely that helped me. Unlike on the WTA Tour, where coaches are allowed onto the court to speak to players during changeovers, communication is forbidden at Grand Slam tournaments. Read More »

Sono contento di ritrovare Sarri

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Il difensore portoghese ha firmato in quinquennale da circa 1.5 milioni l'ano e il Napoli ha pagato nove milioni alla Roma . Il giocatore, ex Empoli , conosce molto bene Maurizio Sarri e non vede l'ora di iniziare la sua nuova avventura. Read More »

Kyle Walker: Man City Close To Signing Tottenham Right-Back

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According to the Daily Mail , the Manchester club have agreed to meet Tottenham's £50m ($64.8m) valuation for the England worldwide with the move expected to be completed in the coming days. A source told ESPN FC that PSG doubled the salary that was on offer to Alves from the Premier League club, with City manager Pep Guardiola "furious" about the U-turn. Read More »

Brendan Rodgers saddened Celtic fans miss Linfield qualifier

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Mr McGivern said that any Celtic fans who "turn up and are identified will not be admitted to the ground" but also admitted that he would be "amazed" if there were no Hoops supporters at the game. On Wednesday, the PSNI were embroiled in a spat with Celtic over the Scottish club's decision not to take up its ticket allocation. Whilst many assumed that the decision not to sell tickets to Celtic fans was a police one, the Northern Irish Police released a statement on Twitter ... Read More »

Andy Murray vs Sam Querrey, Wimbledon 2017 quarter-final

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Stuttering defending champion Andy Murray has been knocked out of Wimbledon by Sam Querrey after their quarterfinals clash ended 3-6 6-4 6-7 (4) 6-1 6-1 in favour of the big-serving American. The final two sets of their five match contest were won by Querrey 6-1 6-1. The lop-sided victory was revenge for a semifinal loss to the Canadian at Wimbledon a year ago, the last match Federer played before taking the last six months of the season off to properly heal a knee injury. Read More »

Giroud a Gunner 'at the moment' amid exit talk

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According to the article's author John Cross, Arsenal would be willing to stump up a transfer fee in the region of £45m for Lemar, which would make the attacking midfielder their second most-expensive signing of all-time. Wenger has already confirmed that Nelson will be promoted to the first team next season. Obviously you've got to deal with the injuries but that's behind me now and I've got to kick on from now'. Read More »