France won the Fifa World Cup for the second time by overcoming Croatia's bold challenge in a thrilling final in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.
Serena Williams was expecting to take "baby steps" on her return to tennis as a mum but after reaching the Wimbledon final wants to make giant strides.
The former world number one will be seeking a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title when she faces Angelique Kerber in Saturday's showpiece.
Despite being only four tournaments into her return, she has been many people's favourite for an eighth title.
"This is not inevitable for me," said Williams, who gave birth in September.
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will renew one of tennis’ standout rivalries when the pair meet in the Wimbledon semi-finals on Friday.
Centre Court will witness the 52nd meeting of the two greats of the game - the most prolific match-up - and their newest showdown holds the ingredients to surpass their previous memorable encounters.
England's performances at the World Cup have lifted English football, insists Gary Neville.
Gareth Southgate's side were knocked out in agonising fashion on Wednesday night, going down 2-1 in extra-time to Croatia in the semi-final in Moscow.