Dembele played alongside Patrick Roberts at Fulham and the two will reunite at Celtic this season.
Agnieszka Radwanska made up for lost time as she recorded a quickfire 6-2, 6-1 win against the Ukrainian Kateryna Kozlova on Wednesday, needing only 63 minutes to book her place in the second round.
The Polish winger is currently shining at Euro 2016.
Protected by the Centre Court roof and fortified by his tenacity, nothing was going to stop Novak Djokovic from securing his 30th consecutive grand slam victory, a record in the open era. The rain could not touch Djokovic and nor could Adrian Mannarino, who produced some delightful touches without ever coming close to bloodying the world No1’s nose.
The Tottenham Hotspur newbie believes Arsenal fans in his native Kenya should change allegiance.
It took an extra day but for Jo Konta it was worth the wait. The Briton finally earned her first Wimbledon singles win, at the fifth time of asking. Having led Mónica Puig of Puerto Rico 6-1, 2-1 overnight after Tuesday’s rain delay, Konta made a slow start on the resumption, under still menacing skies, but recovered well to take her place in round two for the first time with a 6-1, 7-5 victory.
If Easyjet happened to run an extra flight or two out of Turkey each day, Marcus Willis would never have made it to Wimbledon, never have played on Centre Court, never have aced Roger Federer.
The ball had reared up at chest height and Michal Pazdan went for it, leaping in with his studs up and leg outstretched. The Poland centre-half did not get it. Instead, he left his mark on Jon Walters, the Republic of Ireland striker. It was November 2013. The legend of Kung-fu Pazdan was born.
Tim Howard says his MLS debut “can’t come soon enough” after he was introduced as a new Colorado Rapids player on Tuesday – and said he was motivated to continue playing because he was “scared to death of failure”.
The Football Association chairman, Greg Dyke, has accused England’s players of being “scared” during their 2-1 Euro 2016 defeat against Iceland and questioned whether any manager would now want the job in the wake of Roy Hodgson’s resignation.