Weekly Digest: Federer's historic eighth at Wimbledon

Roger Federer and Garbine Muguruza's Wimbledon glories, India dominating the Kiwis to progress to the Women's World Cup semifinals and Lewis Hamilton's smashing win at Silverstone are some of the highlights of the week gone by.

At 35, Roger Federer won his favourite tournament, on his beloved grass, to enrich his legacy that's already considered the greatest in tennis.   -  GETTY IMAGES


Skipper Mithali Raj guided India to the semifinals of the Women's World Cup with a brilliant hundred that set up the team's 186-run win over New Zealand. (Report)

After days of speculation and a few false starts, Ravi Shastri was on Tuesday night named as the next head coach of the Indian cricket team. (Report)

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After the Cricket Advisory Committee named Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid as part of Indian team's support staff, the Committee of Administrators chose to decide their appointment after consultation with coach Shastri on July 22. (Report)

Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, having served their two-year suspensions, were officially back into the Indian Premier League. (Report)


Roger Federer rewrote history once again at Wimbledon by winning the men's singles title for a record eighth time after beating Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. (Report)

Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title and shattered Venus Williams' history bid with a majestic 7-5, 6-0 victory in the final. (Report)

Martina Hingis clinched her 23th Grand Slam title as the Swiss star and Scottish partner Jamie Murray beat Henri Kontinen and Heather Watson 6-4, 6-4 in the Wimbledon mixed doubles final. (Report)


Gianluigi Donnarumma signed a new four-year deal with AC Milan to disappoint a host of high-profile suitors. (Report)

Kyle Walker became the most expensive full-back of all-time and the costliest English player ever after joining Manchester City from Spurs. (Report)

Italy international defender Leonardo Bonucci joined AC Milan in a shock move from Italian champions Juventus, the San Siro side announced on Friday. (Report)

Coppell named coach of the Tata Steel franchise team. (Report)

Galatasaray cancels Netherlands star Wesley Sneijder contract with a year left. (Report)

John Terry has been named the new captain of Aston Villa after completing his move to the Championship club. (Report)

Chelsea signed Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco, with the midfielder signing a five-year contract. (Report)

Manchester City signed Brazil Under-20 midfielder Douglas Luiz on a five-year contract from Vasco Da Gama. (Report)

Sevilla has wrapped up the signing of Manchester City forward Nolito on a three-year contract in a transfer reportedly worth €9million. (Report)


FORMULA 1: Lewis Hamilton enjoyed a perfect Sunday at Silverstone, claiming a record-equalling fifth British Grand Prix win to cut Sebastian Vettel's world championship lead to a solitary point as both Ferrari drivers suffered dramatic late punctures. (Report)

SQUASH: Harinder Pal Sandhu won the Victorian Open title beating top-seed Rex Hedrick of Australia 12-14, 11-3, 11-4, 11-7 in a 77-minute final. (Report)

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