1 July 2014

Ramadan

Kashmiri women pray at the entrance of the shrine of Shah-e-Hamdan during the holy month of Ramadan in Srinagar, India, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Muslims across the world are observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan, where they refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk.

Sharapova falls to Kerber in 3 sets at Wimbledon

Angelique Kerber of Germany celebrates winning a point against Maria Sharapova of Russia during their women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
Former champion Maria Sharapova saved six match points before falling to Angelique Kerber in the fourth round at Wimbledon on Tuesday, ending her bid to win a second title at the All England Club a decade after her first.

Cameron Diaz bares all in 'Sex Tape' movie

This magazine cover image released by Esquire shows actress Cameron Diaz on the August issue of the men's magazine, on newsstands on July 18, 2014, the same day Diaz's new move, "Sex Tape," hits theaters.
Cameron Diaz does something she's never done before in her upcoming movie, "Sex Tape."

5 memorable World Cup chants

Brazil soccer jerseys hang for sale in Salvador, Brazil, Monday, June 30, 2014. Salvador is one of many cities hosting World Cup soccer games.
With "I believe that we will win!" American soccer fans finally have a World Cup chant that doesn't just involve shouting their country's name.

In terms of creativity, though, it's a notch below Argentina's elaborate sing-alongs or even the boisterous chants of the English.

World Cup

Germany's Andre Schuerrle (9) celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's first goal in overtime during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Germany and Algeria at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Monday, June 30, 2014.
France's Paul Pogba (19) celebrates with teammates Yohan Cabaye, left, and Antoine Griezmann, right, after scoring his side's opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between France and Nigeria at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, June 30, 2014.
Brazilian soccer star Kaka, second from right, poses for a photo with a young boy as he was greeted by about 200 fans as he arrived at Orlando International Airport, Monday, June 30, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. Kaka is the first designated player to sign with the Orlando City Soccer Club and the team will begin play in Major League Soccer in 2015.

Suarez apologizes for biting opponent at World Cup

Uruguay's soccer player Luis Suarez, center, with his children Benjamin, left, and Delfina, waves to fans from his home, before the start of his team's World Cup round 16 match with Colombia, on the outskirts of Montevideo, Uruguay, Saturday, June 28, 2014. FIFA banned Suarez from all football activities for four months for biting an opponent at the World Cup, a punishment that rules him out of the rest of the tournament.
After a few days of reflection, Luis Suarez acknowledged what millions saw on TV — he did bite an opponent during a game at the World Cup. In addition, he said he's sorry about it, and promised it will never happen again.

Germany survives Algeria 2-1 in extra time

Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, left, slides in to make a save against Algeria's Islam Slimani during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Germany and Algeria at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Monday, June 30, 2014.
When it comes to the knockout stages of the World Cup, wins are worth more than style.
That was on full display Monday when Germany labored to a 2-1 extra-time win over an aggressive Algeria side to reach the tournament's quarterfinals for the ninth consecutive time.

ON THIS DAY: France beats Brazil at 2006 World Cup

In this July 1, 2006 file photo, France's Thierry Henry, right, scores past Brazil goalkeeper Dida, during their World Cup quarterfinal soccer match, in Frankfurt, Germany. On this day: France beats Brazil 1-0 to claim a surprise semifinal berth.
On July 1 in World Cup history: Thierry Henry scores winner as France surprises Brazil in Frankfurt, Germany, in 2006. 

France in World Cup QF as nerve holds vs. Nigeria

France's Karim Benzema, top, celebrates with teammates including Paul Pogba, bottom right, after Pogba scored their side's first goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between France and Nigeria at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, June 30, 2014. France won 2-0 to reach the World Cup quarterfinals.
After being touted as one of the World Cup's entertainers, it was a gritty performance which got France through to the quarterfinals in a 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Monday.