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Johanna Konta 'definitely a future champion', says victorious Serena Williams after Australian Open quarter-final

British representation at the Australian Open ended when Johanna Konta found herself bulldozed out of the quarter-finals in just 75 minutes.<p>Yet there was one consolation to this chastening result. Having ousted Konta 6-2, 6-3, Serena Williams confidently predicted that “she is definitely a future …

Tennis

Ibrahimovic: Beckham is a cool guy - I look up to him

The Sweden superstar, who is releasing his own clothing range, admits he looks up to his former teammate at Paris Saint-Germain and has labelled him a “machine.”<p><b>EXTRA TIME</b><p>It’s difficult to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic looking up to anyone - but believe it or not, he does have a role model in football.<p>The …

Soccer

Phil Jagielka warns of mass exodus at Everton | Reuters

REUTERS - Everton’s underwhelming Premier League campaign, which ended in manager Roberto Martinez being sacked last week, could have ramifications for next season with a number of players set to leave the club in the summer, defender Phil Jagielka has said.<p>Britain Soccer Football - Everton v …

Soccer

John McDonnell Warns Brexit Would Lead To More 'Tory Cuts'

Yui Mok/PA Wire<p>Brexit would lead to deeper Tory budget cuts, John McDonnell warned today.<p>In a speech in central-London today, the shadow chancellor …

Activision’s stock price hits all-time high, closes up 7.5% after King deal

We woke up today to a world where Activision is now, overnight, one of the biggest mobile gaming publishers in the world. And Wall Street seems OK with the deal.<p>Activison’s stock price marched past $37 in value for the first time ever around lunch time today before closing out trading at $35.82. …

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Democrats cheer Keystone pipeline setback, but it could hurt them in presidential race

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders may oppose the Keystone XL pipeline, but that doesn't mean either potential Democratic presidential nominee wants to be talking about it once their primary is settled.<p>They are probably breathing a sigh of relief since White House and State Department …

Wayne Rooney posts picture from Tom Cleverley's wedding, along with other former United teammates

By Paul Morrissey Created on: June 18, 2015 5:33 pm Last Updated:<p>Tom Cleverley tied the knot earlier this week, and several former Manchester United …

Man Utd news: Wayne Rooney wants to rejoin Everton, says Phil Jagielka

Former Goodison Park star craves a return to his first club - even if it is unlikely to happen, according to his England team-mate<p>Wayne Rooney has gone from hero to pariah at Goodison Park, but Everton captain Phil Jagielka believes the Manchester United striker’s heart is set on making the return …

Soccer

Brendan Rodgers casts doubt on Daniel Sturridge’s future at Liverpool

• Club must sign consistent goalscorer this summer, says manager • Sturridge fitness record has compounded Liverpool’s problems<p>Brendan Rodgers has cast doubt on Daniel Sturridge’s status as Liverpool’s first-choice striker by admitting the club must sign a consistent goalscorer this summer who can …

Soccer

Pumpkin geometry: stunning shadow sculptures that illuminate an ancient mathematical technique

Henry Segerman and Saul Schleimer paint beautiful shadows based on the maths of stereographic projection, a method originally used by cartographers to map the Earth<p>Like a Halloween pumpkin, the hollow sphere casts a dramatic shadow across the room.<p>The curved lines on the spherical shell magically …