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Klopp Films Liverpool Players On The Treadmill, It's Brilliant

Jurgen Klopp admitted that Liverpool FC are under pressure to perform in the new Premier League season. City's Bernardo Silva - whose Portugal side went out at the last-16 stage - made his first pre-season appearance, but the Blues are still without 15 other players who were on duty in Russian Federation. Read More »

Manchester City v Liverpool: International Champions Cup

Sane played a give and go with Bernando Silva before latching onto a through-ball and after beating Virgil van Dijk for pace, a shot was drilled into the far bottom corner from eight yards. 'Chelsea have brought in a really good coach, ' Sane is quoted by the BBC . "If we are not able to be consistent and be there to win the title. Read More »

All Blacks reign supreme at Sevens WC

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New Zealand closed out the game in style as Akuila Rokolisoa added his team's fourth try, converted by Baker, then Trael Joass took his team past 30 points and Scott Curry converted. England closed the gap again with Ruaridh McConnochie palming off defenders to cross in the corner. "Looking far forward, we're to hoping to get that [gold] at 2020 Tokyo". Read More »

DeRozan: 'Blessing in disguise' to play for Coach Pop, Spurs

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Move forward. I talked to my teammates every single day how we can get better. "I felt like I wasn't treated with what I sacrificed for nine years, with the respect that I thought I deserved", DeRozan added. But don't make one thing seem like another thing and catch me off-guard and do something else. DD: I asked, 'Was I going to be traded? DeRozan claimed Masai Ujiri told him he wouldn't be traded just a few days before the trade went through. Read More »

France's Benjamin Pavard wins World Cup goal of the tournament

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The Stuttgart right-back struck from outside the area as France levelled the scores at 2-2 in a compelling last-16 clash during this summer's showpiece event in Russian Federation. "I was trying to hit it in the direction it came from, which is what the strikers always tell me". He certainly succeeded, with fans voting the strike the best of all 169 goals at Russian Federation 2018. Read More »

Guardiola not concerned by Liverpool spending

Guardiola secured his first English league title last season and made history by claiming 11 records, including the highest-ever points total of 100. Jack Harrison should have perhaps done better with a volley from the edge of the box when Karius had only half-dealt with a high ball, but Liverpool's superior experience and fitness started to take effect towards the end of the first half. Read More »

Ferrari announces Sergio Marchionne exit due to poor health

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Luxury sports carmaker Ferrari said on Saturday it had appointed board member Louis Camilleri as its new chief executive, replacing Sergio Marchionne who is seriously ill. Asked if he planned to leave a script behind when he stepped down next year as planned, Marchionne said that wouldn't be necessary. "It is a situation that was unthinkable until a few hours ago, and one that leaves us all with a real sense of injustice", Elkann said in a statement. Read More »

Beasley: New Lakers vets can form solid core around LeBron

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Beasley, Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee have all joined Los Angeles this month in a slate of provocative offseason signings to supplement its talented youngsters and James, who started the parade to the West Coast when he left Cleveland for the 16-time National Basketball Association champions in free agency. Read More »

Steve Nicol predicts where Liverpool FC will finish next season

Sane was named PFA Young Player of the Year last season with 14 goals and 19 assists to his name across 49 Man City appearances in all competitions, but was unexpectedly omitted from Germany's 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup. "Also Liverpool too - they bought really good players. If Liverpool believes they should spend this kind of money, it is because they believe it is best for them". Read More »

Kawhi Leonard To Miss USA Basketball Minicamp For This Reason

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Kawhi Leonard is said to be intent on signing with the Lakers when he becomes a free agent next summer, but that didn't stop the Raptors from giving up their best player to acquire him via trade. According to ESPN's Chris Haynes , Kawhi Leonard will not attend USA Basketball mini-camp in Las Vegas next week so he can focus on his transition to his new team, the Toronto Raptors. Read More »

Thierry Henry lined up to replace Steve Bruce at Aston Villa

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Starsport revealed yesterday that Arsenal and France legend Henry had verbally agreed to take over at Villa in his first managerial role. Henry - now the assistant manager to Roberto Martinez with the Belgian national team - has set his sights on a full-time managerial position since the end of the World Cup and has chose to leave his punditry duties with Sky in a bid to pursue a new job. Read More »

Former QPR keeper Green could join Chelsea

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Green played all 46 games for a Garry Monk-led United that season, a season where the Whites were in the play-off picture for 26 games, 142 days before a drop of form saw them finish 7th. Green is a former England global, having been capped 12 times by his country, and has made over 300 Premier League appearances - for Norwich, West Ham and QPR. Read More »

Arsenal insists Ivan Gazidis preparing for new season

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But according to a statement by Chips Keswick, Chairman of Arsenal Football FC, published on the club's official website, the chief executive has no such offers. He has never accepted any of these opportunities and has never spoken about them publicly. "He is committed here for many years", Emery said at a news conference in Singapore during Arsenal's preseason tour. Read More »

Serena says she is being 'discriminated' against over doping tests

Figures from the United States Anti-Doping Agency show Williams has been tested more than any other tennis player so far in 2018. The 23-time Grand Slam victor had previously described her treatment by the USADA as shocking. On Tuesday, the 23-time Grand Slam victor published an emotional post on Twitter criticising the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for subjecting her to constant doping tests which she has regularly faced since returning from maternity leave. Read More »

Pakistan locked in tight election between ex-cricketer, jailed ex-PM's party

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The PTI worker was killed as party activists clashed with Awami National Party (ANP) workers outside a polling station for NA- 19 (Swabi II) and PK-47 (Swabi V) in Nawan Kali area. Quetta is capital of the restive province of Balochistan, where 149 people were killed by Islamic State at the start of the election campaign in... Read More »

Serena Williams alleges drug testing discrimination

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Deadspin reported that the five times Williams had been tested before her Tuesday tweets didn't include another attempt in June, when a doping control officer went to Williams' home while she wasn't there. "Tennis has given me so much. It will be impossible for me not to feel some kind of way about that". She spoke out at Wimbledon about the number of times she was asked to give a drug test sample. Read More »

Midfield Already Crowded - Mixed Opinions From Arsenal Fans On Steven N'Zonzi

That flux could be set to increase even further with reports in Italy suggesting that club chief executive Ivan Gazidis is set to take over as executive director of Serie A side AC Milan . The French midfielder is ready to depart Spain this summer and has attracted interest from a number of clubs including Arsenal , with new head coach Unai Emery wanting the player at the Emirates Stadium. Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo: "The priority today was to get a good race car"

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The weather forecast for the remainder of the weekend looks to be cooler with the small chance of storms during qualifying and the race. Verstappen finished third in the opening 90-minute session at Hockenheim before vaulting to the top of the timesheets in the afternoon, with a new track record. Read More »

Fifa's best player: Hazard, Salah, Kane & Ronaldo head shortlist

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Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah and World Cup Golden Boot victor Harry Kane join Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the 10-strong shortlist for the 2018 Best FIFA Men's Player award, with FIFA also revealing the nominees for Best FIFA Women's Player, Best FIFA Men's Coach and Best FIFA Women's Coach on a busy day of announcements. Read More »

Mesut Ozil has respect of every player, says Arsenal boss

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Ozil, a German national muslim with Turkish ancestry, criticised the German football federation, its president, fans and media for what he regarded as racism in how people with Turkish roots were treated. "It's unfortunate for him but I have to say that we try to do everything so that he feels good, he trains well and can be ready for the season because he is one of the key players". Read More »

Meyer explains Smith firing: Change needed to be made

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That's the position I hold. "That's how we did that". Smith's wife Courtney declined to press charges, and the case was dropped. According to 247Sports.com , the Orlando Sentinel and other media outlets, 2018 Florida signee Justin Watkins was arrested and booked into the Alachua County Jail Tuesday on four charges, including a pair of third-degree felonies (false imprisonment/kidnapping and domestic battery by strangulation) as well as two misdemeanors (first-degree battery). Read More »

Woods' Carnoustie close call was no fluke, says Spieth

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McIlroy eagled the 14th from 40 feet as he finished 6-under-par, but it was Molinari who stayed solid, stayed calm and got the job done. Long before the leading groups went out, 2016 champion golfer of the year Henrik Stenson showed that the course and conditions could be tamed. Read More »

Loris Karius to spearhead mass £100m Liverpool clear-out

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They have lost three cup finals since Klopp took charge in October 2015 and were last champions of England in 1990. It is almost 28 years since Liverpool last won a top-flight title in English football and it is fair to say that the club have struggled to match the exploits of their illustrious past during the Premier League era. Read More »

Gallery: Manchester City Unveil New 2018/19 Away Kit

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No decision on Nmecha's future will be made until City's tour of the United States is open and he returns to England. "We try to take the level higher and every team tries to do better and better". "They are contenders to win the title, Liverpool are always a contender because of the history they have". I have a young team and I am comfortable working with them. Read More »

A's signal playoff hopes with reported trade for Mets closer Jeurys Familia

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The A's released Opening Day setup man Santiago Casilla earlier this week and a string of recent blown leads surely motivated this deal. Familia makes the A's bullpen arguably the best in all of baseball. While, it may seem like their is noticeable difference between the A's and the playoffs, no other American League team is above.500 and not now in the playoffs. Read More »

Deschamps, Zidane on FIFA Coach of the Year shortlist

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While Stanislav Cherchesov, Gareth Southgate and Roberto Martinez have been credited for their success with Russia, England and Belgium respectively. The Champions League runner-up coach Jurgen Klopp and UEFA Europa League winning coach Diego Simeone also earned a spot on the list. The three finalists for each award will be revealed at a later date, with the winners to be announced in a ceremony in London on September 24. Read More »

Love signs extension with Cavaliers

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The team announced it signed its All-Star forward to a contract extension on Tuesday. While the Cavs may not be a championship contender as now constructed, they do possess a number of interesting pieces to place around Love, who will serve as Cleveland's No. Read More »

Chrysler group puts Briton Mike Manley in driving seat

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Manley will also assume responsibility for the entire North American region, and is expected to implement the five-year business plan laid out by Marchionne at the beginning of June. In the meantime, in order to provide for his full authority and operational continuity for the company, the Board has with immediate effect granted Mr. Read More »

Manchester United train during their United States tour

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Mourinho is famous for always wanting to get his transfer business done early, and this summer, with the window closing much earlier than usual, it's a more pressing need than in your typical offseason. Which defender would you like to see at United next season? "I don't have the majority of the players that are going to be in the squad on the 9th of August, when the (transfer) market closes and we can make the squad official for the season". Read More »

Yankees' Gary Sanchez Going Back On DL After Reaggravating Groin Injury

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With that, along with the young catcher's lack of effort on a passed ball in the first inning, Yankees fans were out for blood after New York's 7-6 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays . Sanchez missed almost a month with a right groin strain before returning in this past weekend's Subway Series. "You learn a lot in this game", he told reporters through his interpreter. Read More »

Johnson beats Ramanathan to claim Newport title

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Ramanathan has become the second player born in 1994 in an ATP final and the first Indian in the title match since 2011. There, Somdev had lost to Kevin Anderson. "There's always pressure. I think I handled it well", he said. Emilio Sanchez (coach) was telling me to keep playing the higher tournaments and aim big. Read More »

Joao Moutinho joins Wolves for Premier League return

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The midfielder is the third most experienced Portugal player - behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Figo - with 113 caps and was once regarded as one of the most intelligent playmakers and hard workers in Europe. Patricio joined from Sporting Lisbon after terminating his contract following an attack by fans on the club's training ground but Sporting have complained to Federation Internationale de Football Association and want compensation. Read More »