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Arsenal and Chelsea make approaches to sign FC Barcelona star


Cillessen is now second choice to Marc-Andre ter Stegen but is understood to be willing to remain at Barcelona unless he receives an offer he can't reject. Real Madrid have always been credited with interest and with Courtois now a realistic target, they could swoop in for the player, which has forced Chelsea to dive into the market for a new goalkeeper. Read More »

French Open 2018: Madison Keys reaches quarter-finals at Roland Garros


Keys, the US Open runner-up past year, will face either Czech 26th seed Barbora Strycova or Yulia Putintseva , the 98th-ranked Kazakh, for a place in the semi-finals. He'll play the second-seeded Alexander Zverev next. "During treatment yesterday I had Sloane on (TV) and was living and dying on every point in the end", said Keys, who needs to overcome Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva to set up a potential semi-final showdown with Stephens. Read More »

India down Kenya in Intercontinental Cup


Also Read: India's Greatest Goal Scorer Touches 100: 5 Memorable Sunil Chhetri Moments! "It's not fun to criticise and abuse on internet". But unfortunately for India, the two strikers turned all-rounders, never turned out for the national squad at the same time , though they did play together in camps. Read More »

JR Smith on Golden State MVP chants: 'I appreciate it'


Boston had James in a 2-0 hole this year, then lost Games 3 and 4 in Cleveland and wound up falling in seven. These Warriors have been absent for most of the season. It doesn't automatically prefer the shiny new thing. They've been doing their thing. The Golden State Warriors (would have) won three out of four, that's great. Read More »

Zverev and Djokovic into French Open quarters


While it was obvious his game is still a long way from the form he produced to win four Grand Slams on the trot from 2015 to 2016, his surgically repaired elbow got a workout before he set up a third-round clash with Roberto Bautista Agut . Read More »

Horseracing-Masar gives Sheikh Mohammed first Derby win


The fact that the second favourite, Roaring Lion , was beaten 2½ lengths by Saxon Warrior in the Guineas tells you just how strong a chance the market leader has. This is quite an experienced horse, who will handle these conditions very well and on the form of his Craven win and Guineas third also has a fair bit of class about him. Read More »

Everton, Watford Yet To Resolve Differences On Marco Silva


However, Brands also noted that he thought Everton's squad is already "too big", while Silva said he was evaluating the current team before pursuing transfer targets. Everton , who are negotiating with Watford over a compensation package, could benefit from stability in the role, having used three managers last season - a stark contrast to the prior run of three managers in 18 years, with Walter Smith, David Moyes and Roberto Martinez in charge from 1998 to 2016. Read More »

Tyson Fury announces comeback - with sights set on Anthony Joshua


He said he and trainer Ben Davison have been "working very, very hard, seven days a week" to build up fitness after Fury piled on weight during his lay-off. 'I'm back to claim what's rightfully mine and that's the world; I'll hold it in my hands. Tyson Fury claims he can go on to knock out "dosser" Anthony Joshua and reclaim his place as the king of the heavyweight division after confirming a return to the ring for the first time in almost three years. Read More »

Marouane Fellaini will meet with Arsenal this month to discuss a move

Fellaini's future has been a hot topic of discussion among United fans as we are a little thin in central midfield with Michael Carrick retiring at the end of last season. Fellaini, who made his name at Everton, is now away with Belgium's World Cup squad and is not expected to make any decisions over his future until he returns from Russian Federation next month. Read More »

Duke, UNC-Michigan in ACC/Big Ten


It will be the fifth meeting between the two schools in the event. Wake Forest was the one ACC team left out of the challenge this season. The Cavaliers have defeated Wisconsin (2017), Ohio State (2016 and 2015) and Maryland (2016) during their four-game Challenge winning streak. Read More »

Yaya Toure sensationally accuses Pep Guardiola of favouring white players


Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is hit with a two-match touchline ban for his conduct against Liverpool in the second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals. "But the day he picks a team with five Africans in, I promise I will send him a cake!" "Beyond that, Pep likes to dominate and wants to have obedient players who kiss his hands. Read More »

Masar springs Epsom Derby surprise


The 16/1 shot was always travelling kindly under jockey William Buick and the pair loomed ominously two furlongs from home, as they challenged leader Hazapour (ridden by Newmarket's Frankie Dettori - 5th) and eventual runner-up Dee Ex Bee (20/1), with the third placed Roaring Lion (6/1), for fellow town trainer Josh Gosden, still travelling well behind that trio. Read More »

Nigerians mocked over 'beautiful jersey' following 2-1 loss to England


The Super Eagles will hope to improve in the last warm up game against Czech Republic on June 6, while England are due to finish their preparations for the World Cup with a friendly against Costa Rica in Leeds on June 7. Pickford won his third cap in the victory over Nigeria and appears to be Gareth Southgate's most likely choice to start in Russian Federation. The most notable inclusions in England's 23-man provisional squad see uncapped duo Trent Alexander-Arnold and Nick Pope ... Read More »

World Cup records both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will never break


Andy Robertson has backed Mohamed Salah to build on his superb debut season with Liverpool and eventually join Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as one of the world's elite footballers . Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has singled out Spain and Brazil as his teams to watch for the World Cup. Tite has the same problem with Neymar , but even though the player had not kicked a ball in a competitive game for over three months before Sunday, his recovery time has been such ... Read More »

Manuel Pellegrini and his wife mugged by armed robbers


Pellegrini, who is on holiday in his homeland, was on his way to a restaurant to have supper with another couple and police who came to the rescue were shot at by the robbers, who escaped. I hope they give the Carabineros more resources to solve the problem of delinquency as soon as possible'. "We are relieved to hear that Manuel and his wife were both unharmed". Read More »

PGA Tour golfer Cauley breaks 5 ribs in vehicle accident

Also injured was Thomas' trainer, Kolby Tullier, and friend James Whis , who was sharing a house with Thomas during the Memorial tournament this week. "I couldn't hit a shot yesterday, couldn't play a hole without thinking about him". And my buddy, ( James) Whis , who was there as well in the vehicle yesterday. Read More »

Sane out of Germany's World Cup squad


It is arguably the most shocking exclusion from a World Cup squad in recent years. Manuel Neuer is in as one of three goalkeepers , and will lead Germany's defence of their World Cup crown. "Leroy has a huge talent", Low told reporters . "He will be back again from September". Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno , centre-back Jonathan Tah and Freiburg striker Nils Petersen are the other players to be omitted from the final group heading to Russian Federation. Read More »

Vidal hints at Bayern exit


The Chile worldwide has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United or Chelsea. The 31-year-old had strongly been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge last summer after Antonio Conte admitted that he would welcome a reunion but that appears highly unlikely to happen now. Read More »

Slavisa Jokanovic holds meeting with Roman Abramovich


Antonio Conte is expected to leave Chelsea this summer. According to a report in the Sun , Italian coach Sarri had looked nailed on to take over the Stamford Bridge hotseat from his countryman Antonio Conte . It is thought that Abramovich won't make a decision on who will take over until director Marina Granovskaia returns from holiday next week. Chelsea's Russian owner Roman Abramovich is seen with Israeli former manager Avram Grant. Read More »

England 363 all out in 2nd Test, lead Pakistan by 189 runs


However, the England worldwide found himself in the headlines for a completely different reason as a picture of his bat went viral on the social media after the match. Bess and Broad duly cashed in with two more wickets each as Pakistan's last seven fell for 50 in time for a slightly delayed tea. Buttler, dropped on four on Saturday when Hasan Ali failed to hold a routine chance at midwicket, soon altered that statistic. Read More »

England plays friendly against Nigeria before jetting off to the World Cup


We were excellent in the first half and created a lot of chances. But this is part of life, this part of football. My prayer is that we don't have injuries and also that Moses Simon makes the team to the World Cup. England's midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek (L) vies with Nigeria's midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo (C) and Nigeria's defender Bryan Idowu (R) during the global friendly football match between England and Nigeria at Wembley stadium in London on June 2, 2018 . Read More »

Sloane Stephens into first quarterfinal at French Open

Rafa Nadal goes in search of his 11th French Open title but don't count out Novak Djokovic - and what about the in-form Alexander Zverev? "Do you mind just playing one ball with him?" The French Open debut for Canadian teen Denis Shapovalov came to an end with a mistake-filled 5-7, 7-6 (4), 7-5, 6-4 loss to 70th-ranked Maximilian Marterer , who is also appearing in his first main draw at Roland Garros . Read More »

Warriors fans cheer for J.R. Smith ahead of Game 2


Fans clamored for something new, but instead got the same old, same old. The team is going forward with the mindset that the versatile forward will not be returning on this homestand. "The defense in general, not just Draymond but KD and our young guy. did a good job", said the Warriors coach, Steve Kerr. "It's better", James said Saturday. Read More »

Samuel Umtiti agrees new deal at FC Barcelona


About half an hour later, at around 10.30am CET, he will be speaking to the media in the Ricard Maxenchs pressroom". Umtiti's contract negotiations were said to have stalled earlier this year due to the star's excessive wage demands. "The player, born in Yaounde in 1993, arrived at the club in 2016 from Lyon and in only two seasons has become an indispensable player in the Barca defence". Read More »

Trio share lead as US Women's Open begins in Alabama


Other notable names to keep themselves in contention Thursday were No. 3 Lexi Thompson and New Zealand's Lydia Ko, who are part of a pack of players at 1 under. The LPGA Tour has not had a multiple victor through 13 tournaments this season. I was out there and the greens were actually great, today even better. Read More »

Rain plays havoc at U.S. Women’s Open


She made her fifth birdie of the day at the ninth but drove into the trees and ran up a triple bogey at the 10th, before dropping another shot when she failed to find the green in regulation at the 12th. "I think I played really good the whole week". The players went back to the 14th, which they both parred. "I'm really proud of myself the front-9". Read More »

Golden State Warriors: 3 keys for Game 2 vs. Cavaliers

The Cavaliers are 8-1 at home in the playoffs with only two losses in Cleveland since early March. James said his left eye, which was bloodied when Warriors forward Draymond Green poked it as James drove to the basket in Game One, felt better even if it did not look that way. Read More »

Pakistan vs England, 2nd Test, Day-3


I'm friends with Vaughany, he was a fantastic captain to me, I like sharing a glass of wine with him. He was a fantastic captain to me, gave me a great opportunity.he's great company. He should have played a straight bat to the questions. Despite eight of their batsmen scoring 20 or more, only one, Jos Buttler, went on to post a half century and while there was a sense that this was a pitch that a batsman could never consider himself truly in on, it was still a disappointing return. Read More »

Germany crash to Austria on Neuer's comeback


Loew rested key players Toni Kroos , Mats Hummels , Jerome Boateng and Thomas Mueller, who all didn't travel with the team to Austria from its training base in South Tyrol, Italy. Austria held on comfortably to record their first victory over Germany since 1986 as Franco Foda claimed his fifth straight victory as manager. Read More »

Rain prevents play between England and Pakistan


Pakistan was bundled out for 174 in its first innings on day one after captain Sarfraz Ahmed's decision to bat first after winning the toss backfired. lovely and comfortable". Cook broke this record in just 12-year span, while Border took 14-years to achieve to set this landmark. "It's fair to say it's been an interesting week for me and the team - on and off the field", Broad wrote. Read More »

Liverpool to announce second summer signing, £50m plus deal on the cards


Fekir is the man Jurgen Klopp has identified to replace Philippe Coutinho in the Liverpool attack. And Fabinho has publicly called on Fekir to join him on Merseyside. Lyon, however, are prepared to play the long game and make as much money from the deal as they can. "That is what is needed now". They have a great team, but there needs to be more strength in depth - more options when things go wrong. Read More »

Nadal easily beats Gasquet to reach 4th round at French Open


Nadal is wary of Marterer, who earlier won 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 against Jurgen Zopp . Unseeded Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation has reached the round of 16 for the second consecutive year, eliminating 15th-seeded Lucas Pouille of France 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 in the resumption of a suspended match. Read More »

Tiger Woods recovers after shaky start at Memorial


Hideki Matsuyama and Tiger Woods hit their stride at the end of their rounds at the Memorial, and it paid off in different ways. World number one Justin Thomas and the player he supplanted atop the rankings, Dustin Johnson , were at even par. Read More »