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Son signs new long-term deal at Spurs

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The South Korean forward, Heung-min Son , has extended his contract at Tottenham Hotspur until 2023. The Asian Games is not an official Federation Internationale de Football Association tournament, meaning clubs are not obliged to give permission for players to join up with their national sides, but gold medal success at the tournament with South Korea would ensure his exemption from mandatory military service. Read More »

Ander Herrera Believes Youth Policy 'Sets United Apart' From Rivals

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On their pre-season tour of North America, Manchester United will brace themselves for a Premier League season posing many new, uncertain challenges. 'I remember that hard summer when everyone was talking about Real Madrid and he played the first game at Old Trafford and everyone was singing his name. Read More »

Liz Cambage dominates, sets WNBA record with 53 points

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Cambage returned to the WNBA after a five-year hiatus, spending the majority of her time in China before returning to the world's premier competition in 2018. The UConn product is posting a league-best 22.5 points per bout this season. Cambage shot an efficient 17-for-22 including 4 three pointers and was 15-for-16 on free throws. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez joins Manchester United pre-season squad in America

Missing a number of key players, Man United salvaged a result with a late Juan Mata equaliser after some excellent wing play by 18-year-old Tahith Chong . Mourinho added: "He was good". Jose Mourinho was impressed by Dutch teenager Tahith Chong . Sanchez had his moments for United last season - his goal helped beat Tottenham in the FA Cup semifinal - but he did not look the same player as the one who scored 60 Premier League goals in three-and-a-half seasons at Arsenal. Read More »

Manchester City suffer narrow defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Chicago

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He is training like a young guy of 18 years old. "At this moment, I play for Manchester City and I'm so happy to be part of this team". Just two - Benjamin Mendy and Bernardo Silva - have been named in the tour squad by the Spaniard with others given a rest following their exertions in Russian Federation. Read More »

Neymar backs 'genius' Ronaldo to make Serie A great again

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After his Greek holiday, Ronaldo flew to Turin to officially seal his move to Juventus on a four-year deal worth about US$116 million. He's the biggest prospect for the future of Brazilian football. Without them, I may not be here now. I will work hard. Neymar has rejected rumours he could leave Paris Saint-Germain, saying he wants to win titles at the French club. Read More »

Alisson Becker Joins Liverpool From Roma In Reported Record Transfer

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The former Arsenal man's move to Juventus presented Alisson with his chance, and he made 37 league starts as Roma finished third and reached the Champions League semi-finals. "But of course he still has to adapt and age-wise he can improve, the best years are coming in the goalkeeper life, so it's all good". Alisson also made more stops in the UEFA Champions League (46) in 2017/18 than any other goalkeeper. Read More »

Leicester to finalise £12m deal for Liverpool goalkeeper Danny Ward

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Speaking in an interview quoted by Sky Sports , Sturridge said: "I see myself staying at Liverpool , hopefully being part of the team week in, week out". This would leave Ward in a good position as Leicester's number one goalkeeper and he has already shown he has a huge amount of ability as he got Huddersfield promoted in the 17/18 season. Read More »

Records galore for Pakistan in ODI at Bulawayo

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His 210 not out beats Saeed Anwar's previous 194-run record for Pakistan. Fakhar Zaman continued his dream run in the ongoing tour of Zimbabwe as he became the first Pakistan batsman to hit a double century in ODIs in the fourth match of the bilateral series in Bulawayo on Friday. Read More »

Anthony Joshua: 'I'd rather lose than be a drugs cheat'

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Russia's track and field team was banned from the 2016 Olympics and their whole team was not allowed to take part at the 2018 Winter Olympics in response to the doping allegations. I have been justified. "For me it was very, very suspicious". Fight fans in the United Kingdom will be able to watch every single DAZN card on Sky Sports in a boost to their subscription and there are some big names joining Eddie Hearn on his new adventure. Read More »

Tiger plays down fitness concerns, encouraged by Open start

I know the rain is coming in tomorrow. "I've been doing this for years, braces and bandages, just that this time it's actually visible", he said. Brandon Stone, Ryan Moore and Brendan Steele are in a three-way tie for fifth at 3-under. "No one's going to argue with him - he did it like at Hoylake, and he was able to win there". "I pretty much wore them out today", he said. Have a look for yourself below. Read More »

Pakistan to tour England for ODI, T20I series before World Cup 2019

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Jake Ball and Sam Curran, who made his Test debut at Headingley against Pakistan, could also be included in an extended squad, because reinforcements will be needed for a five-Test series in six weeks. However, this time he failed to cement his position in the Test side. Karun Nair, who replaced him for the one-off Test against Afghanistan, has managed to retain his place in the squad that has seven specialist batsmen, three all-rounders and two wicket-keepers. Read More »

Fowles' 30 points, 16 rebounds guide Lynx by Fever 89-65

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Seattle's Sue Bird was selected for her 11th All-Star appearance, breaking a tie for most in WNBA history with retired in star Tamika Catchings. The WNBA All-Star Game is in Minneapolis on July 28. She might have been snubbed once again if the league adhered to picking East and West All-Star teams as it had in previous years. Elena Delle Donne was named a WNBA all-star and will captain one of the teams. Read More »

Gareth Bale set to stay at Real Madrid

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The Welsh attacker will also hold crunch talks with new manager Julen Lopetegui regarding his role in the side next season. Recent transfer windows saw strong links with Manchester United which if the Metro report is true, will be sunk when Real Madrid officially declare him not for sale. Read More »

Nibali withdraws from Tour de France after crash

Despite a distinct lack of support from the French locals, Team Sky's Geraint Thomas remains in possession of the yellow jersey at this year's Tour de France . The last Tour de France race leader to triumph on the Alpe was Armstrong, who was wearing the yellow jersey when he won a time trial in 2004. Even as I crossed the line I said: "'Is someone still away?'" Not a chance in hell I thought I was going to win today. Read More »

Hazard and Courtois futures in board’s hands says Sarri

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He has won everything and I think someone who has this track record does not need a description.We are talking about a world level manager. The Blues want a replacement before the transfer goes through, and were knocked back in that task when Liverpool managed to beat them to Roma goalkeeper Alisson . Read More »

Formula One: Hamilton signs blockbuster Mercedes deal to end speculation over future

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Monegasque Leclerc, who has impressed with a series of good drives for Sauber, said he was flattered by the stories linking him with Ferrari , but remained committed to the Swiss team. "Maybe the nation is a little bit full or exhausted of racing, I don't know", ventured Renault's Nico Hulkenberg, now one of just two German drivers on the grid but still without a podium finish to his credit in 145 starts. Read More »

Joe Hart flies out to U.S. with Manchester City squad

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Manchester City's new record signing Riyad Mahrez , Joe Hart and France World Cup victor Benjamin Mendy have been included in the club's squad for the summer tour to the United States. "If the days before they are exhausted and they don't want to fight for the Community Shield, play at Arsenal, then stay on holidays". 'Joe is our player. Read More »

Alisson: Liverpool sign Brazil goalkeeper from Roma

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The need for the Reds to recruit a pedigreed keeper was emphasised afterwards with Loris Karius making two very bad errors in the Champions League defeat to Real Madrid , in which he suffered concussion. "I think it's something we have to do. Economic factors are important for the club too, not just sporting factors". Naby Keita, Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri are the other players to have already joined in what appears a concerted move to transform the perennial Premier League ... Read More »

Celtics re-sign Marcus Smart on 4-year deal

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After seeing the market as a restricted free agent, Smart and Walters' demands have reportedly come back a bit from that number. In his four seasons with the Celtics, Smart has never put up big numbers, and is, statistically, one of the worst shooters of all-time, hitting on just 36 percent of his field-goal attempts in his career. Read More »

Alisson is world class, says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

The record-breaking fee is believed to stand at €75m including add-ons, with the 25-year-old signing a deal at Anfield to usurp Simon Mignolet, Loris Karius , Danny Ward and Adam Bogdan in the Merseyside club's disrupted pecking order. I'm sorry but I can not say any more, I'll say everything later". With that being said, Liverpool is doing some exciting things, and people have taken notice. Read More »

Villanova Basketball: Josh Hart continues to shine in the Summer League

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Nonetheless, he will now be in the team's camp and compete for a spot in a backcourt that already includes Lonzo Ball , Rajon Rondo and Summer League MVP Josh Hart . The Trail Blazers held a double-digit lead for the final three quarters while leading by at least 15 points for the entirety of the fourth quarter. Read More »

Indians add All-Star reliever Brad Hand, report says

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Miller, Cleveland's two-time All-Star reliever, has been on the disabled list since May 26 with an inflamed right knee. He has played catcher for a majority of his career but has recently spent time in the minor leagues as an outfielder. "Offensively, he's so advanced", Indians manager Terry Francona said of Mejia at spring training . The Padres are last in the NL West, 14 + games behind Los Angeles. Read More »

Thierry Henry quits Sky Sports to pursue coaching career

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France´s all-time leading goalscorer was a member of the squads that won the 1998 World Cup on home soil and Euro 2000 alongside Didier Deschamps, who on Sunday was crowned world champion for a second time as manager of France. (Getty Images) Henry worked with Eden Hazard at the World Cup. He said on Twitter that his experiences in coaching "have only made me more determined to fulfil my long term ambition to become a football manager". Read More »

Roma confirm impending Alisson departure and defend sale to Liverpool

The Liverpool Echo claims that Alisson has agreed personal terms with the club and the deal will see him sign a five-year contract with Jurgen Klopp's side, although he won't be part of the Reds' pre-season tour to the USA as he will be given time off to recover from his exertions at the World Cup . Read More »

OKC trades Carmelo Anthony to Atlanta Hawks for Dennis Schroder, Mike Muscala

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Let's take a fond look back at Anthony's Hawks career, in GIF form. Since they didn't end up waiving or stretching him, the move to trade Anthony will now save the Thunder almost $100 million in combined salary and luxury tax. The 34-year-old forward averaged 16.2 points in 78 games for the Thunder last season. Muscala, who is not expected to remain with the Thunder, has also played all five seasons of his National Basketball Association career with Atlanta, and averaged 7.6 points and 4.3 ... Read More »

Tiger Woods cards even-par 71 in opening round play at Carnoustie

If Ryan Fox can't be paired with Tiger Woods , then playing in the group behind is the next best thing. "I didn't feel like I was that much in control of the ball, but I made a lot of nice putts", said Locke. It's just not going to happen with wind conditions, with pins. "The round certainly could have been a little bit better". "You've got the tee times are in there and I was at like 1.30, " he told Golf Australia. Read More »

DFS PGA Playbook: The Open Championship

The 82-year-old South African, who won the second of his three British Opens at Carnoustie 50 years ago, believes world golf needs Woods back at the top of his game. "I feel like our team is improving, " Reed said. Spieth's playing partner Justin Rose also fired a 72 which included an ugly double-bogey seven on the 14th, where he needed two attempts to escape a greenside bunker, although he finished on a bright note with his second birdie of the day at the last. Read More »

A World Cup final to decide the Ballon d'Or?

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I get it, they have to say it's the French team. Earlier, Mohanlal had flown to Brazil, where the previous edition of the FIFA World Cup was held in the year 2014. "I'm saying it to include them in my Africanness". Sebastian Ruffin, Premiers de Cordee's general manager, called Mbappe "a great person" in a brief interview with the French publication. Read More »

Larry Fedora joins the Flat Earth Society

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And if it does, our country will go down, too". Fedora said he believes the CTE data has been put out as fact and it has swayed some people away from football entirely. Fedora's possibly inflated sense of the importance of football to the future of America might come from the (also possibly inflated) salaries that football coaches are paid. Read More »