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Sport Arsene Wenger delivers his own damning verdict on Neymar's PSG move
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger delivers his own damning verdict on Neymar's PSG move

And the Frenchman feels investment from all of last year's top six, aside from local rivals Tottenham, means it is tough to predict who will be lifting the Premier League trophy at the end of the season. The whole not winning the title thing didn't really help. The clubs do not want to pay this for normal players. "That's normal to live with, but I want to focus on my job and do as well as I can and win absolutely every competition".

Sport Keys downs Muguruza to reach Stanford Classic final
Author: 0 Keys downs Muguruza to reach Stanford Classic final

Keys, who missed the first two months of the season following wrist surgery, snapped Muguruza's nine-match win streak to reach her first final of 2017. Eighth-seeded American teenager CiCi Bellis surprised two-time Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova 6-2, 6-0. Aside from a distinct height advantage (6-foot-1 to 5-7) and an edge in experience (25 years old to Bellis' 18), Vandeweghe defines "easy power" as well as anyone in the women's game.

Sport Rapoport: LB Malcolm Smith out for the season
Author: 0 Rapoport: LB Malcolm Smith out for the season

Moments after that workout, Shanahan suggested that Smith would miss an extended period of time but had expressed hope that Smith might be able to play this year. Veteran Ray-Ray Armstrong is also an option. "Reuben can definitely come downhill and smack you". "I don't think it's anything long term, but it's going to take a little bit of time".

Sport India beat Sri Lanka to clinch 8th successive Test series win
Author: 0 India beat Sri Lanka to clinch 8th successive Test series win

Indian cricket team is in commanding position in Colombo Test after India score a sum up of 622/9 on the second day. If the story about how things were progressing in the match could be summed up in just a few words, there it is. Lankan wicket-keeper Dickwella was the only batsman to resist India hitting a quickfire 51 in 48 balls with seven boundaries and a six as the other batsmen failed to keep Ashwin & Co at bay.

Sport Marquez beats Rossi to Czech MotoGP pole
Author: 0 Marquez beats Rossi to Czech MotoGP pole

Thanks to weather gods playing along, the race was declared wet at the start, forcing the entire grid to switch to wet tyres. It will be 24-year-old Marquez's 41st pole position in MotoGP . "The rear tyre was spinning too much, was too soft and I was losing many many positions", Marquez said. Asked after the race if his erroneous initial tyre choice had set up his dominant victory, Marquez conceded that it had - as he had not been planning to pit until "four, five laps in".

Sport Are Newcastle United about to miss out on Lucas Perez?
Author: 0 Are Newcastle United about to miss out on Lucas Perez?

With England worldwide Welbeck returning from injury ahead of schedule last season and Alexandre Lacazette having signed from Lyon in a club-record £52m deal last month, Perez has now been deemed surplus to requirements. The Corriere dello Sport claimed today that Arsenal were pushing Perez towards the Giallorossi for €13.5m , even though he is also of interest to Fenerbahce, Deportivo La Coruna, Sevilla and Newcastle United .

Sport Liverpool 3-1 Athletic Bilbao: Bring on Watford
Author: 0 Liverpool 3-1 Athletic Bilbao: Bring on Watford

James Milner was used as a full-back last season but the re-emergence of Alberto Moreno has allowed Milner to shine in his preferred midfield position which Klopp considers a new signing, giving him more depth in that position. "That means Milly is free from midfield, so without being in the transfer market we have a new midfield player, which is nice". Dom Solanke... I think he's already shown that he's ready for some adult football.

Sport Bayern beats Dortmund on penalties to win German Supercup
Author: 0 Bayern beats Dortmund on penalties to win German Supercup

Carlo Ancelotti's men had a bad start as they gifted Dortmund an early lead when Spanish worldwide Javi Martinez's awful first touch paved the way for Pulisic, who simply made a darting run forward and made it 1-0 for the hosts in the 12th minute of the game.

Sport Multiple world champion Angel Nieto dies following quad bike accident
Author: 0 Multiple world champion Angel Nieto dies following quad bike accident

Nieto was admitted to hospital on July 26 after he suffered serious head injuries when his quad bike collided with a auto at a traffic circle in Santa Eularia, a town located in the centre of the Balearic island of Ibiza. Born in Zamora on January 25, 1947, he moved to Madrid a child, and spent almost all his life there and also in his beloved Ibiza, where he lost his life.

Sport Chelsea and Real Madrid could be negotiating a deal for Gareth Bale
Author: 0 Chelsea and Real Madrid could be negotiating a deal for Gareth Bale

And with Jose Mourinho already having mentioned about the need of a winger in the transfer window, the former Real Madrid coach could get a wonderful player in Bale . It allows Ronaldo to play as a central striker alongside Karim Benzema , utilising Marcelo and Dani Carvajal as flying full backs. Bale is the third most expensive player in the history of the lovely game.

Sport Chelsea set to make £50M bid for Liverpool target
Author: 0 Chelsea set to make £50M bid for Liverpool target

Southampton managed Mauricio Pellegrino has publicly revealed his hopes that the player will stay at the club past this summer window but even if the Dutchman doesn't leave for Liverpool, it's looking less and less likely that he'll still be a Saints player come September 1st.

Author: 0 European Central Bank deny South Africa approach for Gibson

Russell Domingo's contract runs out at the end of this season and the position was advertised by Cricket South Africa (CSA) with Domingo reapplying for the role. Domingo confirmed he had put himself in contention and had been interviewed but Lions' coach Geoffrey Toyana was thought to be the front-runner, having had success at domestic level.

Sport Slick Crusaders march to eighth Super Rugby title
Author: 0 Slick Crusaders march to eighth Super Rugby title

Last year, the Lions reached the Final for the first time, but lost 20-3 to Hurricanes. Referee Jaco Peyper deemed the Lions man's play to be reckless, reaching for a red card that severely dented the hosts' chances. Having failed to convert his side's second try , Mo'unga was again off target with a penalty from the halfway line, before Elton Jantjies finally got the Lions off the mark from the tee.

Sport Too much CoCo for CiCi at West of the Bank Classic
Author: 0 Too much CoCo for CiCi at West of the Bank Classic

The crowd came alive behind the Atherton-raised Bellis when she broke serve to trail 5-3 in the first set, lacing a pure backhand victor to close out the game. This will be a nice test for Vandeweghe, who has a history of fizzling out around this point of tournaments. "I'm five years older, and hopefully I'm more mature", Vandeweghe told reporters.

Sport Neymar's record transfer to PSG complete
Author: 0 Neymar's record transfer to PSG complete

Brazilian Lucas Moura, who plays for PSG , sent a welcome message on Twitter , writing, "Bem vindo meu amigo" in Portugese and "Bienvenue, Monday pote!" in French. Neither Barcelona or PSG has responded to CNN's request for comment . "With Neymar we can get bigger", said Emery, whose main objectives this season are to win the Champions League and to regain the French league title his players relinquished to Monaco last season.

Sport These 4 former Bears have strong Hall of Fame resumes
Author: 0 These 4 former Bears have strong Hall of Fame resumes

In the span of four years, the talented runner saw his rushing numbers climb from year to year. In 1998, he became the fourth runner in National Football League history to rush for 2,000 yards in a season, finishing with 2,008. The excitement surrounding Enshrinement Week combined with the Bridgestone Invitational is creating some serious cash in the Akron, Canton area. Taylor said, "Twenty miles away".

Sport Thanks Tom: Hall of Fame honors Saints owner
Author: 0 Thanks Tom: Hall of Fame honors Saints owner

If a recent trend holds, former Benjamin Russell High School standout Terrell Owens should start writing his induction speech for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. "Others say he didn't play long enough, I don't believe that". "I was first nominated for the hall in 1997", Easley said. Easley concluded a politically and religiously toned speech by saying: "I thank you for welcoming me into your exclusive club".

Sport Arsenal Handed Boost In Pursuit Of Monaco Star?
Author: 0 Arsenal Handed Boost In Pursuit Of Monaco Star?

Monaco are reportedly ready to make a £45million bid to seal the transfer of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez and could use the Gunners' interest in Thomas Lemar in negotiations. Sanchez has ben an Arsenal player since July 2014, when the North London club paid Barcelona £32m for his services. "All the players who were important last season are important to keep for the club", Jardim was quoted as saying by the Daily Star .

Sport Giants' Jarrett Parker delivers game-winner in Sandoval's return
Author: 0 Giants' Jarrett Parker delivers game-winner in Sandoval's return

Eduardo Nunez took the field for his eighth game in a Red Sox uniform while hitting cleanup on Saturday night. The Giants signed the "Kung Fu Panda" back after he cleared waivers and was signed by the Giants three days later. "Pablo coming up, Walker had done a good job shutting us down for the first part of the game and then Pablo comes up and gets a big knock and gets things going and then Hunter got a big knock too so it was just good to get that ball rolling".

Sport London 2017: Farah strikes gold again
Author: 0 London 2017: Farah strikes gold again

It was just enough to beat Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda, who finished with a Silver with a timing of 26:49.94s after keeping the pressure on Farah throughout the race. Farah first hit the lead with about two laps to go and while challenged till the end, he had too much speed down the straight to hold off the valiant challengers and secure a 10th global title across the 5000m and 10,000m.

Author: 0 Sanchez back training after adding fuel to PSG rumours

His decision not to accept a lucrative new Arsenal deal, which remains on the table, has sparked interest from Manchester City , Chelsea , Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus . It's a big ask for Arsene Wenger's men to try and overthrow the Blues after their performance in the Premier League last season. "I will always play a team that has a good chance to win the next game".

Sport Kane and Eriksen on target as Tottenham see off Juventus
Author: 0 Kane and Eriksen on target as Tottenham see off Juventus

Two superb goals from Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen either side of half-time secured victory over last season's beaten Champions League finalists in an impressive performance at their temporary Wembley home yet it was the injury to the man expected to replace Kyle Walker at right-back which provided the major taking point.

Sport Joey Logano's mindset as NASCAR playoffs loom: Just win, baby!
Author: 0 Joey Logano's mindset as NASCAR playoffs loom: Just win, baby!

Watkins Glen is the third victor to be announced and joins Hudson and the Long Island community of Hicksville. "I'm not going to race someone different due to their situation", Logano said. Allmendinger, veteran Matt Kenseth , Clint Bowyer , Dale Earnhardt Jr ., rookie leader Erik Jones, and Chase Elliott . So far in the 2017 season, Earnhardt has had four top-10 finishes - Texas Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Michigan International Speedway and Sonoma Raceway - with a ...

Sport New Pittsburgh deal for Mike Tomlin
Author: 0 New Pittsburgh deal for Mike Tomlin

In 10 seasons, the Hampton native and Denbigh high alum has compiled a record of 103-57, including one Super Bowl win in two appearances. When Tomlin was hired at the age of 35, he became the fifth youngest head coach to hold the position in all of the four major sports leagues in America.

Sport Chelsea boss Conte: This will be my most hard season
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte: This will be my most hard season

Matic also addressed the fact he did not have a normal pre-season training at Chelsea when he said: "It was unusual [not playing in pre-season] because the team has played and had a good pre-season but, as you know, I trained alone in London ".

Sport Mo Farah wins third straight gold at IAAF World Championships
Author: 0 Mo Farah wins third straight gold at IAAF World Championships

But soon Hadis attacked and took over the lead and Kamworor and Tanui covered the Ethiopian's move. "I'll be back.", he said. The top performer of the year, Luvo Manyonga, qualified for the final on his first attempt, setting a mark of 8.12 meters, 7 centimeters beyond the automatic qualifying mark.

Author: 0 The transfer stories that dominate Arsenal and Chelsea's Community Shield showdown

The biggest negative league disparity between Community Shield winners and runners-up occurred in the inaugural Premier League season. Manager Arsene Wenger , somehow beginning his 22nd season in charge of the Gunners , is determined to keep his prized asset and will no doubt be hoping some early wins can persuade the Chilean to stay and ease the pressure before the " Wenger Out" brigade can get started.

Sport 'Two IS men tried to carry out explosion on Etihad with IED'
Author: 0 'Two IS men tried to carry out explosion on Etihad with IED'

According to authorities, a senior member of ISIS , who was in touch electronically from overseas with the two men, assisted in their assembling the components into what investigators believe was a functioning IED using military-grade explosives meant to be taken to Sydney Airport and placed on the plane .

Sport Monaco join the race to sign Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Monaco join the race to sign Alexis Sanchez

Monaco have already lost midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko to Chelsea, while left-back Benjamin Mendy and playmaker Bernardo Silva also moved to the Premier League by joining Manchester City. 'There's the usual acceleration in the final part of August. Lemar, a 21-year-old French global, set Ligue 1 and the Champions League ablaze last season, with his combination of pace and pinpoint delivery having alerted some of Europe's biggest clubs to his talents.

Author: 0 Conte fears hard season in store for Chelsea

The same is happening this window where Chelsea are once again taking their foot off the pedal and allowing their rivals to strengthen while not doing much themselves. Last season: Chelsea head into the new campaign as defending champions after a record-breaking 2016/17 campaign but without captain John Terry for the first time in 22 years.

Sport New Man United signing tells Jose Mourinho to copy Chelsea
Author: 0 New Man United signing tells Jose Mourinho to copy Chelsea

I think that formation is good, but we will see during the season you can always change. "Lukaku, Martial and Rashford are all different players and we need everybody and it's going to be good, it's going to be fun to choose the team for every match, according to the plan, to the opponent, to our gameplan".

Sport Anderson upsets Thiem at ATP event
Author: 0 Anderson upsets Thiem at ATP event

Bhambri connected on 72 percent of first serves in the opening set, winning 16 of 18 points on his first serve, and lifted his level in the third set, taking of 20-of-23 first serve points. "He's playing very well right now". "Now is the first time I've had time to put all the pieces together and focus on my game". Raonic, who won his biggest career crown in 2014 on the same Washington hardcourts, has gone 30 events since last lifting a trophy previous year in Brisbane.

Sport Tottenham Hotspur delay pursuit of PSG full-back Serge Aurier
Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur delay pursuit of PSG full-back Serge Aurier

Dani Alves's arrival threatens to reduce his game time further, and Aurier will be interested in moving to a side wherein a similar situation does not happen. Looking for an alternative/improvement to Victor Moses down the right hand side, Antonio Conte has already seen Danilo slip through his fingers, going to Manchester City instead, and Aurier, a good defender but also great going forward, would make flawless sense as an alternative.

Sport Seahawks' Clark ejected for punching Ifedi, McDowell reports
Author: 0 Seahawks' Clark ejected for punching Ifedi, McDowell reports

National Football League training camps can get pretty heated from time to time. Ifedi, who was not wearing a helmet when Clark punched him, remained on the turf for a few minutes before being escorted off the field by coaches. You get ejected - just what you saw happened. Clark, the Seahawks second-round pick (No. 63) out of MI in the 2015 National Football League draft, got into a scuffle with offensive lineman Luke Joeckel on Tuesday.

Sport Ravens sign OT Howard to three-year deal
Author: 0 Ravens sign OT Howard to three-year deal

Lasting just one week on the open market as an unrestricted free agent, Howard previously visited the Houston Texans before ultimately agreeing to terms with the Ravens. While last season was more hard for Howard, it was reported that he was playing through a shoulder injury suffered in training camp and ankle injuries that plagued him for much of the year.

Sport Mitchell Swepson named in Australia test squad
Author: 0 Mitchell Swepson named in Australia test squad

The 27-year-old has been replaced by Jackson Bird in Australia's 14-man squad to take on Bangladesh later this month. Swepson's inclusion was announced early in the morning, with the selectors opting to strengthen the spin department keeping the conditions in Bangladesh in mind.

Author: 0 Costa knew in January he had no Chelsea future - Conte

It will be the most hard of my career as a coach, ' he said. Which team is favourite to win the Premier League title next season? They have addressed the full-back issue from last season and player for player they are the best side in the league.

Sport Cleveland Indians to face Sonny Gray in his debut with Yankees
Author: 0 Cleveland Indians to face Sonny Gray in his debut with Yankees

Let's get right into it and take a look at the top high-priced plays on today's main slate. Kluber struck out 11, walked one and was a picture of efficiency, needing only 106 pitches to finish off the Yankees . 2 and the Astros at No. 1. "If I keep the game at 2-0, anything can happen". There's no point in sugar-coating the obvious, even for an All-Star. Brantley's run gave Garcia his third earned run of the game, and his 20-plus pitches left him well over 50 for the game.

Sport Ivan Perisic to Manchester United: Angel Di Maria deal could secure move
Author: 0 Ivan Perisic to Manchester United: Angel Di Maria deal could secure move

Manager, Jose Mourinho had been keen on the player to add width to his attacking midfield to help new signing, Romelu Lukaku , who thrives on crosses from the flanks. There were several reports which surfaced earlier in the summer regarding a possible swap deal between Martial and Ivan Perisic , however, Mourinho was in no mood to let Martial go after the Frenchman's impressive pre-season.

Sport Arsene Wenger backs Alexis Sanchez to steer Arsenal title bid
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger backs Alexis Sanchez to steer Arsenal title bid

New signings Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac are expected to feature, while contract rebels Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez could also be involved. The 28-year-old was due to resume training with his Arsenal team-mates on Sunday, but he was unable to fly back to London until Tuesday after coming down with the flu.

Sport Dustin Johnson blasts longest drive on Tour since 2013
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson blasts longest drive on Tour since 2013

That one more yard makes Firestone South 7,400 yards, par 70. LAST YEAR: Greg Chalmers of Australia earned his first victory on the PGA Tour at the age of 42, becoming the 12th left-hander to win on the circuit, sinking a 9-foot eagle putt on the final hole.

Sport Giants WR Sterling Shepard expected to be OK after ankle injury
Author: 0 Giants WR Sterling Shepard expected to be OK after ankle injury

When the second-year wide receiver injured his left ankle Wednesday in a non-contact drill during practice and was taken off in a cart, the worst was predicted. "I can't give you an exact date [on when I'll return], but as far as right now, I am feeling really good". The young slot receiver said the initial report that he had tears in his eyes after rolling the ankle was erroneous.

Sport Guardiola on Man City market: We still need a little more
Author: 0 Guardiola on Man City market: We still need a little more

It was a ideal performance, one that leaves Pep with some decisions to make regarding his starting line-up for the first Premier League game. "That was my main reason for joining, and also working with the gaffer who can pass on his experience and the calibre of players that he's played with will hopefully improve my game", he said , according to ESPN .

Sport Doc Rivers loses front office role with Clippers
Author: 0 Doc Rivers loses front office role with Clippers

The Clippers promoted Frank, a former head coach with the Nets and Detroit Pistons, a year ago to handle day-to-day operations in the front office. Of Frank, Ballmer said: "Lawrence is someone I learn from every time I hear him talk".

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