• Halep turns back Barty to make Montreal final
Halep turns back Barty to make Montreal final

The Romanian broke the 15th-seeded Barty in the opening game and broke again for a 4-1 lead en route to taking the first set. "I never played against her so I don't really know what to expect", said Halep. With the win Stephens advances to her second consecutive Rogers Cup semifinal after falling to Caroline Wozniacki a year ago. Next up for ...

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  • Barca president refuses to rule out Pogba move
Barca president refuses to rule out Pogba move

The France global was handed the captain's armband for Friday's Premier League 2-1 victory over Leicester in Antonio Valencia's absence. Asked about Pogba after his side's 2-1 Super Cup win against Sevilla, Bartomeu said: 'I won't speak of any names, we have respect for all clubs and there are 20 days left.

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  • Jury retires to consider verdict in Ben Stokes' assault trial
Jury retires to consider verdict in Ben Stokes' assault trial

Stokes, who was arrested following an incident in Bristol in the early hours of September 25, had been on trial at Bristol Crown Court since August 6. Ali told jurors the England cricketer "was very angry and looking for someone to pick on" and said that deciding to use a bottle as a weapon would be a "difficult decision for me to take".

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  • Ronaldo admitted to a hospital in Ibiza for pneumonia
Ronaldo admitted to a hospital in Ibiza for pneumonia

Brazil legend Ronaldo has been admitted in hospital since Friday after suffering from pneumonia . Friends, I had a strong flu picture in Ibiza and I had to be boarded on Friday but it's all in order. Ronaldo owns property on Ibiza , a Spanish Mediterranean island, and is a frequent visitor. He hit eight goals and scored in every match i...

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  • Liverpool 4 West Ham 0: Salah and Mane see off Hammers
Liverpool 4 West Ham 0: Salah and Mane see off Hammers

Liverpool go into the season with enormous optimism on the back of being Champions League runners-up and enjoying a strong league campaign. " West Ham will play, for sure, a good season but they are not the Uniteds, the Citys". The Brazilian drives towards the byline and pulls it across for Salah who sees his close-range effort brilliantly ke...

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  • Pep Guardiola: winning matches, not titles, is my motivation
Pep Guardiola: winning matches, not titles, is my motivation

Their failure to bring anyone in is the first time a Premier League club has not made a signing in the 15 years of the summer transfer window. They did finish a distant 25 points adrift of Pep Guardiola's magnificent City side, however, and Klopp's men will have to make drastic improvements this season, if they are to have any chance of toppl...

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  • Unai Emery: 'Pep Guardiola is a better manager than me'
Unai Emery: 'Pep Guardiola is a better manager than me'

Arsenal's first team left backs aren't available, Sead Kolasinac is now injured and Nacho Monreal just returned to training so he isn't ready for the match against Pep Guardiola's men and the manager has hint that Ainsley Maitland-Niles could be chosen in that position on Sunday.

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  • Manchester United prepared to pay £100m for Real Madrid's Raphael Varane?
Manchester United prepared to pay £100m for Real Madrid's Raphael Varane?

Manchester United's transfer woes in pre-season has left Jose Mourinho feeling more like a head coach than a manager as his targets were reportedly vetoed. He also said he'd moved past the excitement of the summer, adding: "Winning the World Cup is in the past". Shaw forced a save from Kasper Schmeichel just past the 40-minute mark, settling a...

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  • Ferdinand urges Man United not to sell Pogba
Ferdinand urges Man United not to sell Pogba

Pogba, a favourite of executive vice chairman Ed Woodward, has three years left on his contract with the option of a further 12 months, and the club are under no pressure to sell. Dembele also fuelled speculation over a potential move to the Gunners after he had dinner with several Arsenal players last week, including Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ...

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  • Chelsea's London Rivals Set To Hijack This Premier League Superstar
Chelsea's London Rivals Set To Hijack This Premier League Superstar

Zaha is interested in leaving Palace he had even submitted a transfer request but does not want to leave London , with Chelsea being his most preferred destination. He's very much an integral part of Crystal Palace Football Club. The 25-year-old has now rediscovered his best form and was the talisman for the Eagles the last term scoring ni...

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  • Chelsea Keen On Liverpool Target Nabil Fekir But Europa League Negative Factor
Chelsea Keen On Liverpool Target Nabil Fekir But Europa League Negative Factor

He said, speaking to Lyon's website, "As you can see, I am in Lyon". The French global was linked with a number of Europe's biggest clubs following a spectacular season with Lyon that saw him rack up 24 goals and 9 assists across all competitions last term.

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  • Who Arsenal could sign next after they complete Lucas Torreira transfer
Who Arsenal could sign next after they complete Lucas Torreira transfer

Unai Emery is a known admirer of the player and is reportedly keen on the idea of bringing him to the Emirates this summer. The father of Sampdoria and Uruguay midfielder, Lucas Torreira , has admitted that his son is "scared" to join Arsenal this summer.

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  • Paul Pogba holds secret talks with Barcelona chief
Paul Pogba holds secret talks with Barcelona chief

Mino Raiola has been in detailed discussions with the Spanish club over signing the midfielder, two years after he rejoined United from Juventus for £89million. It's not a great time to be a Manchester United fan as manager Jose Mourinho has been causing some kind of irritation and uneasiness at the club.

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  • Chelsea star tells Sarri that he wants to leave
Chelsea star tells Sarri that he wants to leave

We have a new season with a new philosophy and everything is new for everyone. Brazil playmaker Willian has been linked with summer moves to Manchester United , Real Madrid and Barcelona , who, he says, made an official offer to sign him.

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  • Conor McGregor's Lawyer Hints At Date And Location For Khabib Fight
Conor McGregor's Lawyer Hints At Date And Location For Khabib Fight

The biggest fight of 2018 will take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, October 6, as "The Notorious" Conor McGregor returns in an attempt to retake the UFC lightweight title from the hands of unbeaten champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 229 .

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  • PSG To Sign Chelsea Star
PSG To Sign Chelsea Star

Barcelona star Yerry Mina could be set for a move away from Camp Nou with Manchester United tipped to capture the Colombian worldwide. The new contract, which would tie Kante to Chelsea for another five years, would more than double his current wages and make him the highest paid player in club history.

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  • New Mexico city celebrates Urlacher's Hall of Fame induction
New Mexico city celebrates Urlacher's Hall of Fame induction

From the moment his professional football career began in 1996, Owens has been unapologetically honest , an attribute that most of the league at that time could not relate to. So when the Vikings saw that Moss was still available when it came time for them to make the 21st overall pick in the 1998 draft , the team didn't even hesitate to make the...

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  • WGC-Bridgestone Invitational tee times, pairings: When Tiger Woods starts Round 2
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational tee times, pairings: When Tiger Woods starts Round 2

But just the way I made a couple of mistakes there at 11 and 12 ended up costing me the tournament". His 66 was his best first-round score on the PGA Tour since he opened with a 64 at the 2015 Wyndham Championship. My middle-tier pick this week is Tony Finau, and it honestly shocks me to say "middle-tier" and "Tony Finau" in the same sentence. "It ...

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  • Community Shield: Sarri's Chelsea value to beat ill-prepared City
Community Shield: Sarri's Chelsea value to beat ill-prepared City

It's the first opportunity to see City's all time most expensive player, Mahrez, play a meaningful game with his new club. Raheem Sterling has been assured that his contract stand-off with Manchester City will not harm his first-team chances - despite the arrival of Riyad Mahrez.

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  • Alisson to make Liverpool debut in Napoli friendly, says Klopp
Alisson to make Liverpool debut in Napoli friendly, says Klopp

Liverpool have since splashed £67 million on Alisson from AS Roma, who will inevitably become their number one ahead of the likes of Karius, so perhaps a move to build his confidence would be the best for both parties. They all come as complete newcomers to English football, and the adjustment to it tends to take a few weeks, not least in a team...

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  • Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri praises Pep Guardiola
Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri praises Pep Guardiola

The midfielder played only 17 games in Spain, mostly as a substitute, but has impressed during pre-season to the extent Guardiola believes he can deputise for Fernandinho. Both sides have four victories apiece in the fixture. But the 21-year-old striker came in for criticism in his homeland after five goalless appearances at Russian Federation 20...

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  • Kohli's half century guides India to 160 for six at tea
Kohli's half century guides India to 160 for six at tea

Kohli then topped his 2014 series total in the one knock with a two off leg-spinner Adil Rashid. Virat Kohli , on the other hand, added 91 runs. After England's first innings was wrapped up quickly for a below-par 287, Curran - who was last out for 24 - had the tourists in all sorts of trouble.

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  • Pedro signs one-year contract extension at Chelsea
Pedro signs one-year contract extension at Chelsea

Chelsea midfielder Willian has told his lawyers to take action over a forged letter that circulated on the "football market" claiming he had given authority to another agent to represent him. That should mean another opportunity for Hudson-Odoi to bolster his rapidly growing reputation and further impress Sarri, who is clearly intrigued by his t...

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  • Twitter Reacts: Ohio State's Urban Meyer Under Investigation
Twitter Reacts: Ohio State's Urban Meyer Under Investigation

Courtney Smith , the ex-wife of the recently fired wide receivers coach, said in an interview that she had discussed the incident in 2015 with Shelley Meyer , Urban Meyer's wife. When Smith made a decision to get into coaching, it was only appropriate that Meyer was there with a job. Smith has never been criminally charged. Coach Jim Tressel was...

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  • Hamilton 'would have struggled' to hold off Vettel
Hamilton 'would have struggled' to hold off Vettel

He dropped a place at the start to teammate Sebastian Vettel but said beating race victor Lewis Hamilton was always going to be tough after Mercedes outqualified Ferrari on Saturday. I think in the dry, we were pretty much in control. Raikkonen said Ferrari needed to improve and "tidy up" a few things to ensure it maximises the speed of its...

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  • Blue Jays players that could be traded before next week's deadline
Blue Jays players that could be traded before next week's deadline

What do you think about the Happ trade? The lefty is 10-6 with a 4.18 ERA this season, striking out 130 in 114 innings pitched. Acquiring Happ was an immediate response to the Boston Red Sox trading for Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Nathan Eovaldi on Wednesday.

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  • Yoshinori Muto: Newcastle agree deal with Mainz for Japan striker
Yoshinori Muto: Newcastle agree deal with Mainz for Japan striker

He then went on to play 24 times for Newcastle during last season, helping the side to a 10th-place finish. "We have had good and constructive discussions with Newcastle United and we have come to an agreement in principle", Sky Sports quoted Mainz sporting director Rouven Schroder as saying.

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  • Chelsea Want Everton's Jordan Pickford If Thibaut Courtois Leaves
Chelsea Want Everton's Jordan Pickford If Thibaut Courtois Leaves

Real Madrid has cooled off its interest in signing Eden Hazard from Chelsea after the Premier League giants reportedly slapped a price tag of over €200 million on their prized asset. Then they still had Ronaldo, who began the season off colour, and while now the club feels that Benzema and Bale can step up a level, they would prefer to hav...

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  • Texas Rangers trade Cole Hamels to Chicago Cubs
Texas Rangers trade Cole Hamels to Chicago Cubs

In 2015, Hamels threw a no-hitter against the Cubs on July 25th at Wrigley Field. He was the National League Championship Series and World Series MVP when Philadelphia won the title in 2008, and is 7-6 with a 3.48 ERA in 16 career post-season starts.

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  • Kawhi Leonard To Skip Team USA Minicamp
Kawhi Leonard To Skip Team USA Minicamp

Popovich, the Spurs' head coach, openly expressed his exasperation with Leonard last season during the forward's protracted injury absence. However, that reunion will have to be pushed down the road, as Chris Haynes of ESPN reports Leonard has made a decision to pass on attending the camp as he gets used to life as a Raptor.

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  • Aaron Ramsey 'unsure' of Arsenal future - Premier League 2016
Aaron Ramsey 'unsure' of Arsenal future - Premier League 2016

Arsenal played its first match of the International Champions Cup today when they faced off against Spanish club Atletico Madrid but they lost the match to penalties as their youngsters proved not to be good at taking penalties. "Aaron has the condition to be one of the captains". Arsenal teenager Emile Smith-Rowe cancelled out Luciano Viett...

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  • Mourinho: Klopp has to deliver after spending spree
Mourinho: Klopp has to deliver after spending spree

Pep Guardiola has insisted it will be "impossible" for Manchester City to break any more Premier League records. It looks set to be a tricky encounter for Emery, with the champions, who were largely unrivalled in their pursuit of the league title last season, strengthening over the summer through the addition of former PFA Player of the Yea...

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  • Sancho 'had a point to prove' in Dortmund's win over Manchester City
Sancho 'had a point to prove' in Dortmund's win over Manchester City

Joe Hart , the former England keeper, made his first City appearance since August 2016 in the second half, but it was opposite number Hitz who was nearly beaten on 55 minutes when another Mahrez set-piece flew just wide. "I'm older and being who I am and what I am, I'm there to be shot at." he added. Majority played together for the first time so...

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  • Pakistan polls: Imran Khan's PTI leads in early trends
Pakistan polls: Imran Khan's PTI leads in early trends

PTI leader Hassan Naeem, while speaking to Geo News, said the party's tally will cross the halfway majority mark, that is 136, when the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) declares the final verdict. Radical groups such as the Milli Muslim League linked to Hafiz Saeed, the man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks, also contested th...

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  • Roma Consider Legal Action Over Barcelona’s Malcom Hijack
Roma Consider Legal Action Over Barcelona’s Malcom Hijack

The Brazilian attacker has agreed a five-year contract and will undergo his medical tests on Wednesday before joining the Catalan giants on the club's pre-season tour. # Barcelona then made an offer for Malcom outbidding Roma. We started negotiations with Bordeaux and his agent. Both Bordeaux and Roma confirmed that an agreement had been st...

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  • Tour de France mayhem as protesters and police clash and disrupt race
Tour de France mayhem as protesters and police clash and disrupt race

Will Chris Froome attack Geraint Thomas, or will the defending champion support the current yellow jersey holder? He said: "It's going to be a insane day, we can expect attacks from the very start but whoever does go early it's going to be a gutsy ride because that final climb is arguably the toughest of the tour".

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  • Guardiola says repeat of record-breaking season 'impossible'
Guardiola says repeat of record-breaking season 'impossible'

Pep Guardiola has claimed he is not anxious about Liverpool's spending and went on to say that the Reds only spent because they believe to be "best for them". That kit, seen below, was worn by the Citizens during their momentous Division 2 (now League One) play-off final victory over Gillingham at the end of the 1998/99 season.

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  • Scotland and England through to World Cup Sevens quarter-finals
Scotland and England through to World Cup Sevens quarter-finals

The stage is set for a very special and innovative tournament - the biggest Rugby World Cup Sevens , the most digitally-engaged, most viewed, and we hope the most competitive Rugby World Cup Sevens to date. "It definitely brings out their strengths". Blyde was the star, opening the scoring early. US also muscled their way past Russian Fede...

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  • Alisson to link up with Liverpool at Evian training camp
Alisson to link up with Liverpool at Evian training camp

Klopp hopes that he now boasts the squad depth required to land tangible reward for his efforts, telling reporters while on International Champions Cup duty: "We expect more from ourselves". The Brazilian star completed his £65m move to Merseyside on Thursday and was said to be keen to dive straight into action during Liverpool's USA tour, de...

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  • Kylian Mbappe reveals chat with N'Golo Kante over PSG move
Kylian Mbappe reveals chat with N'Golo Kante over PSG move

My response was that N'Golo would do our team some good", Mbappe said. Reports suggest PSG are now attempting to reunite them at the Parc des Princes by prising Kante away from Stamford Bridge, where he is set to enter his third season. Neymar sees himself as a key part in Mbappe's future development at PSG. The Paris Saint Germain forward w...

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  • Trey Gowdy says Russian meddling clear, Donald Trump must 'act like it'
Trey Gowdy says Russian meddling clear, Donald Trump must 'act like it'

Trump later clarified those remarks. "The Kremlin intelligence agents know exactly what took place in that meeting ". Clinton described the Russian leader as a "very aggressive guy", and said she believes he "wants to dominate his neighborhood again".

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  • Loris Karius slams critics despite error in Borussia Dortmund defeat
Loris Karius slams critics despite error in Borussia Dortmund defeat

Pulisic nearly completed the hat trick in the 93rd minute but his blast from in close was stopped and the rebound went to teammate Jacob Bruun Larsen who deposited it into the empty net as Dortmund improved to 2-0 in the 18-team pre-season tournament.

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  • The tour de France to 2018: Alaphilippe impressive wins in the mountains
The tour de France to 2018: Alaphilippe impressive wins in the mountains

Cavendish struggled across the finish line atop the summit more than 1 hour, 5 minutes after stage victor Geraint Thomas . It cracked me up because I knew he was watching. The other top contenders - 2014 Tour victor Vincenzo Nibali , Nairo Quintana and Romain Bardet - finished 59 seconds behind Thomas on Wednesday.

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  • Alisson reveals Salah's message to encourage Liverpool move
Alisson reveals Salah's message to encourage Liverpool move

Alisson has already experienced the famous Anfield atmosphere, playing there for Roma in last season's Champions League semi-final - which Liverpool won 5-2. 'We met again in the game when we were up against each other [in the Champions League last season]. I hope you shine next to (Bobby) Firmino in Liverpool .

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  • Maurizio Sarri sends open message to Chelsea FC fans
Maurizio Sarri sends open message to Chelsea FC fans

However with Sarri still under contract with Napoli , and Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich reluctant to spend in light of his visa issues, all parties had been left in limbo until Conte was finally relieved of his duties on Friday. Chelsea have also indefinitely postponed plans to rebuild Stamford Bridge in a scheme which would cost more than...

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  • France, 2018 FIFA World Cup champions
France, 2018 FIFA World Cup champions

The only other teen to score in a World Cup final was Pele, who was 17 when Brazil beat Sweden 5-2 in 1958. The Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The coach told his players how the enemy uses the body and elbows to win. Remind the Russians that under the guise of the world Cup, he signed a number of anti-people laws. Juventus Oman coach Gerald Lami a...

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  • Home Run Derby 2018: Bryce Harper Outslugs Kyle Schwarber to Win
Home Run Derby 2018: Bryce Harper Outslugs Kyle Schwarber to Win

Hitting as many home runs as possible is a very hard challenge, especially because players had to aim for the multipliers to increase their score. Still, there was no dearth of people ready to get on the Harper's for 'cheating'. Then the top home run hitters in the Little League, ages 12-14, will be paired up with a Home Run Derby contestant and co...

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  • Collin Sexton Flexes on Lakers, Josh Hart Scores 37 in Win
Collin Sexton Flexes on Lakers, Josh Hart Scores 37 in Win

Look for McDaniels to get a real look on an National Basketball Association roster after this performance. The NBA Summer League is a nice teaser for basketball fans who are itching for the upcoming season and a flawless time for the incoming young talent to burst onto the scene.

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  • Unai Emery lists what he wants from Ozil ahead of new season
Unai Emery lists what he wants from Ozil ahead of new season

And asked how he will help the midfielder get over his recent hardships, Emery said: "We are here to help every player". The Gunners will be joined out in Asia by some more of their big names, including Germany worldwide Mesut Ozil. Arsenal will have Mesut Ozil available for their pre-season matches in Singapore after manager Unai Emery confir...

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  • Alisson: Liverpool make offer to sign Roma goalkeeper
Alisson: Liverpool make offer to sign Roma goalkeeper

Several British newspapers reported on Tuesday that the Reds had made an offer but that the Serie A outfit wanted 75m euros (£66.5m). Liverpool and AS Roma came together to give us one of the most memorable UEFA Champions League semifinal ties of all time this past season.

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