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European Tour Sends Wrong Tommy Fleetwood British Open Prize Money

Fleetwood was tied for twelfth at The Open after he shot -3 for the tournament, Francesco Molinari was the overall victor on -8, and on the eve of the PGA Championship, it appears that Fleetwood has finally checked his bank account to see if his winnings from The Open were lodged. Read More »

Manchester United approach snubbed by Atletico Madrid star Diego Godin

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The news comes just hours after manager Jose Mourinho outlined that the club would be making no additions to the squad on transfer deadline day. We're talking Harry Maguire , Toby Alderweireld , Yerry Mina and even Kurt Zouma. Godin appears settled in Spain and ESPN suggest the South American is more likely to sign a new contract at the Metropolitano Stadium than to push for a late move to Old Trafford during the closing stages of the window. Read More »

Tony Pulis wishes Adama Traore luck at Wolverhampton Wanderers

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Zinchenko must be persuaded to leave the Premier League champions, but if he agrees then he will undergo a medical early on Thursday so that the deal can be completed before the 5pm deadline. Wolves have not been afraid to invest heavily in their squad as boss Nuno Espirito Santos looks to build a squad capable of thriving in the top flight. Read More »

Manchester United target Yerry Mina undergoes Everton medical in Barcelona

Meanwhile, Gomes has been rendered surplus to requirements at Barcelona and has failed to become a regular in the Barca first team. It is believed the personal intervention of new manager Marco Silva and the chance to play alongside fellow Brazilian Richarlison, signed last month from Watford for £44million, swayed Bernard's decision. Read More »

Thibaut Courtois deleted his farewell message to Chelsea fans within 30 minutes

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Chelsea added in a statement that subjects to the completion of the Courtois deal, Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic would join the Blues from Real on a season-long loan. Chelsea are expected to sign Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga as Courtois' replacement at Stamford Bridge. Considered Spain's goalkeeper of the future, he was a reserve at the World Cup in Russian Federation. Read More »

Honda ends Civic Type R challenge with five records

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Previously, in a similar challenge back in 2016, Honda set a benchmark time for the Hungaroring GP circuit using the last-generation Civic Type R not available to us in the States. Most cars these days don't come with manual boxes, so it's nice to have that manual feel. Honda also released an onboard video of the full lap to prove its validity and give us a glimpse of how the Civic Type R handles with an ex F1 world champion behind the wheel. Read More »

Paul Scholes slams former club amid Liverpool and Man City spending

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Certainly, Jose Mourinho has got his excuses in early. We last kicked off with a home defeat in 2014, when a Gylfi Sigurdsson-inspired Swansea City beat United in Louis van Gaal's first game as manager. Yerry Mina is considered a fall-back option, and while sources say United believe they can negotiate a fair price with Barcelona for the 23-year-old, who has played just six games for the Spanish side, they are refusing to pay what has been described as a "ridiculous" fee to the ... Read More »

Manchester United Star Lands Huge Blow On Jose Mourinho

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But, the late juncture of the transfer window in England means that the Premier League heavyweights have been actively pursuing a move for Boateng, with Toby Alderweireld and Harry Maguire the other major targets . The Portuguese believes runners-up are often portrayed as if they have been relegated and those who finish below them are presented as "serial winners". Read More »

Agent of Arsenal striker Lucas Perez: West Ham a great option

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Alfredo Pedulla claims the Florence outfit are keen on signing the 22-year-old on loan with an option to purchase, with West Ham considering cashing in as Fernandes has fallen down the pecking order following the recent acquisitions. After spending six years there, he would sign for Spanish team Elche but he only lasted a year at that side before signing for Aston Villa. The Spain worldwide was loaned out to his former employers last season. Read More »

Chelsea consider last-minute bid to hijack Bernard’s Everton move

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Gazzetta dello Sport reports the Rossoneri are the Brazilian's preferred destination, despite the interest of the likes of Roma, Chelsea and West Ham United. Although a Brazilian global, Bernard hasn't featured for the national team since the 7 - 1 World Cup semi-final humiliation at the hands of Germany. Bernard enjoyed a stellar five-year stint with Shakhtar Donetsk, during which he was one of their key players. Read More »

Manchester United vs Leicester

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Wayne Rooney says that Manchester United could require more fresh faces if they are to mount a Premier League title challenge. Liverpool beat City three times last season - twice in the two-legged Champions League quarterfinal, and their moves in the transfer market should make them serious contenders. Read More »

India vs England: Arjun Tendulkar bowls to Virat Kohli at Lord’s

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However, much of the focus will be on Pope who has been talked up as an England prospect after coming through the Lions setup. "I think he's performed exceptionally well this season in County Championship cricket", Root added. It's been quite hot in London for the past couple of months. Kohli (200) nearly scored half of the team's total across two innings while the likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, and Ajinkya Rahane struggled against the swinging ball. Read More »

Chelsea set to sign Real Madrid star in exchange for Courtois

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The keeper had moved into the last twelve months of his contract and Chelsea would have risked losing him for nothing through him signing a pre-contract deal with a foreign club in January. "The aforementioned certification states that the player has expressed his willingness to unilaterally close and terminate the relationship between them since the 2004/05 season and that the amount of compensation established in the contract has been deposited". Read More »

Statement from NCAA leaders on college basketball reforms

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While that may seem like a big deal on its face, the fact that it's. The NCAA , before revealing the amendments that mainly focused on players' rights to agents, failed to inform the two parties affected by the rules, USA Basketball and the NBA , according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Read More »

Aussie teen De Minaur faces Zverev in Washington Open final

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Rublev broke DeMinaur at love to close out the first set and raced ahead 6-2 in the tiebreaker, but De Minaur hit an ace, service victor and forehand victor to pull level, then forced a third set on a Rublev mis-hit and wide backhand. I mean, four next-gen players in the semifinals, that's incredible for tennis I think. "It helped us out a lot to have parents to teach us the technique". Read More »

Elliott holds off Truex at Watkins Glen

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Stewart, with eight career road course wins, won three straight from 2004-05. Hamlin, Elliott and Erik Jones pitted on lap 17 as teams revealed their strategies while Busch, who dominated the segment, and Truex stayed on track. Lapped traffic allowed Truex to get close - it was down to one vehicle length with under three laps to go - but he never found the magic he needed as Elliott drove a flawless race. Read More »

Woods trying something new at PGA Championship

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Open earlier this year, it is not out of the question for Thomas to follow suit here at Bellerive, which is hosting the PGA Championship for the first time since 1992. "I didn't get up here pre British Open and yesterday (Monday) I took the day off. I'm looking for 12 guys that will really accept the challenge ahead of us because it's been 25 years since we won in Europe". Read More »

Ben Stokes trial shown CCTV footage of 'melee outside nightclub'

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England cricketer Ben Stokes has been identified by a trial witness as the "main aggressor" in the street brawl that led him to court where he is now defending a charge of affray. "I was anxious it might be two on to one and I knew one had had a bottle just before this", he said. "I felt the need to defend myself". Hale, after seeing them verbally abuse two gay men, Kai Barry and William O'Connor. Read More »

Home Favourite Georgia Hall Sensationally Claims Women’s British Open

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Trailing Phatlum by a shot overnight, the 22-year-old from Bournemouth held her nerve as the pair traded birdies in a compelling contest that effectively turned in to matchplay on the back nine. "So many people were behind me and supporting me". She began the final round three-strokes back of leader Pornanong Phatlum . As well as netting the £383,000 prize money she also won praise from Dame Laura Davies DBE, the most accomplished female golfer of time, who called her "sensational" and ... Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino hails Tottenham Hotspur's Academy after successful USA tour

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Pochettino's men finished their overseas tour with another win and with positives to take after the displays of the younger members of their squad. "Last season I told you some numbers, but this season we don't know". Eric Dier and Mousa Dembele are yet to join the camp and Harry Winks and Josh Onomah are injured too. It's clear that today I don't know if the rest of the teams are happy with that decision. Read More »

James Anderson's golf swing goes horribly wrong

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Firstly, questions have to be asked about Anderson's initial tee shot as the 36-year-old is seen in a wooded area and standing over the ball, contemplating how he is going to get out of the trees. England will already be missing Ben Stokes for the Lord's Test as the all-rounder as the all-rounder is expected to appear at Bristol Crown Court today over charges of affray following a the much-talked-about street brawl outside a nightclub last September. Read More »

Roma, Chelsea and Liverpool are following me, it is true

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Bayer Leverkusen youngster Leon Bailey has admitted of a "concrete interest" in him although he didn't divulge the name of the club. It is claimed that Bayer Leverkusen value Bailey somewhere in the region of £40m, but the club will likely demand even more if either Chelsea or Liverpool come knocking at the door ahead of the new season. Read More »

Confidence back, Sergey Kovalev ready to be tested by Eleider Storm Alvarez

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But Alvarez, who improved to 24-0 with his 12th knockout, slammed Kovalev with a right hand midway through the seventh, dropping Kovalev on the seat of his trunks. "I can't stop smiling right now because [on Saturday], the whole world will know who Eleider Alvarez is". Alvarez initially floored Kovalev with a big, straight right in the seventh. Read More »

Manchester United reject massive offer from Bracelona for Paul Pogba

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The German giants are clearly happy to let one of their long term players leave the club, with the 29-year-old clearly looking to assess his options with two major clubs interested in securing his services. All the same, Rashford will be thrilled to pull on the shirt, having had his eye on the number for some time , manager Jose Mourinho explained. Pogba shone for France at the World Cup away from Mourinho's influence, but was then angered to hear his manager criticising him from afar. Read More »

Jordan Pickford wants Europe in Silva's first Everton season

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The 25 year old Frenchman made 46 appearances for the Spanish side over two seasons. Digne said: "My tattoo has a story but it's not about football". "It is not the best thing to do to wait until the last days but the market is really hard", said Silva . I want to play games, win games and excite the fans with the quality of our football. Read More »

Arsenal's Stan Kroenke to buy out Alisher Usmanov for sole ownership

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It read: "Red and White Holdings Limited ("Red and White") today confirms that Mr Alisher Usmanov has given an irrevocable undertaking to KSE, UK, Inc.to accept the Offer in respect of Red and White Securities' entire holding of 18,695 Arsenal Shares (representing approximately 30.05 per cent) for an agreed price of £29,419.64 per share in cash valuing Red and White Securities' stake at just over £550m". Read More »

PCB announces players central contracts for 2018-19

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All-rounder Imad Wasim, who last played for Pakistan in October 2017, has been demoted from Category B to C. The central contracts selection committee comprising of Director Cricket Operations Haroon Rashid, National Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq and Director Academies Mudassar Nazar, had recommended the list of centrally contracted players that was approved by Chairman PCB Najam Sethi. Read More »

Los Cabos Open final: Fognini upsets Del Potro

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However, this is his first on hardcourts as his other victories have come on clay surfaces. With this victory, he is set to move up one spot in the new world rankings on Monday to No 14. Del Potro sprayed another forehand error in game five to give his serve away one more time, losing 10 of the last 12 games to find himself in a very tough position if he wanted to turn the scoreboard around and win the title. Read More »

US sports mogul makes offer to buy Arsenal

A statement from the Arsenal Supporters Trust described the move as a "dreadful day" in a statement. The news was announced in a statement to the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday, with the value of each Arsenal share set at £29,420 ($51,360). Read More »

England name batsman Ollie Pope, all-rounder Woakes in squad for 2nd Test

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His catch sent Dinesh Karthik back to the hut and gave England just the push they needed in a crucial first session but that catch alone wasn't enough for Malan to retain his name in the squad for the second Test. Pope will nearly certainly slot in for Malan, although England could feasibly opt for Moeen Ali to fill in either that gap in the batting or for Adil Rashid if the leg-spinner is not selected at Lord's. Read More »

Real Madrid target Juventus star as a replacement for Modric

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Madrid president Florentino Perez has made it clear the club have no plans to lose Modric , however, saying only an outlandish bid of £660m would be enough. However, as El Mundo reported and has now been confirmed by MARCA , Real Madrid are extremely angry with the agents representing Modric, Vlado Lemic and Predrag Mijatovic . Read More »

Transfer: Vidal sends message to Bayern Munich after joining Barcelona

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Vidal failed to make a further impact and was never considered as a first team player. "FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of the player Aleix Vidal ". Vidal, who joined Bayern in 2015 from the Turin club, scored 22 goals in 124 appearances in Munich and won the German title three times, the German Cup and two domestic Supercups. Read More »