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Man City 'agree record £52m fee for Monaco's Benjamin Mendy' Man City 'agree record £52m fee for Monaco's Benjamin Mendy'
- July 23, 2017

Reports in England have suggested that manager Pep Guardiola is hoping to tie up a deal for the left-back before next week, with City said to be ready to pay £50million for his services. As for Kolarov, the 31-year-old Serbian leaves after seven years, 224 appearances and five major trophies at the Etihad Stadium. How could Manchester City line up next season? Everything was quick the last couple of days. (more...)
Unemployment: ACA GM in search of Indian investors for players Unemployment: ACA GM in search of Indian investors for players
- July 23, 2017

England are the bookies' favourites to win the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup final at Lord's on Sunday. They all just waiting for the winning moment as first as like the moment which brought in 1983 by Kapil Dev . This is the second World Cup final for "Women in Blue", having lost to Australia in the final of the 2005 edition. He went on to add, "The team has a good blend of young talent and experienced campaigners in captain Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami . (more...)
There's no place like Indy for Kyle Busch There's no place like Indy for Kyle Busch
- July 23, 2017

However, nobody has been able to knock off Busch the past couple of years. The GPP lineup helped us get back on track as it had the top four finishers in the race to boost the point total. Schedule: Wednesday, pole qualifying, 2 p.m., FS1, qualifying race, 4:30 p.m., FS2, race, 6:30 p.m., FBN. NHRAMILE HIGH NATIONALSSite: Morrison, Colorado. (more...)
Jordan Spieth wipes away the doubts in Birkdale rainstorm
- July 23, 2017

Kuchar started the day two behind compatriot Spieth, but closed to within one at the 2nd, before dropping back to two adrift with a bogey at the 4th. SOUTHPORT , England - The shocking way he lost the 2016 Masters and the psychoanalysis of how Jordan Spieth might overcome such a devastating defeat was drowned out like the British rainstorm he experienced Friday. (more...)
Spieth ready for anything at the Open Spieth ready for anything at the Open
- July 23, 2017

McIlroy bounced back after a sluggish start and finished with a 71. Poulter teed off in the worst of the conditions early on but he defied the elements and, as the clouds gave way to sunshine mid-morning, he wielded a hot putter only 25 times and mixed four birdies with just one dropped shot to set the early target at three under. (more...)
Jordan Spieth tightens grip on Claret Jug
- July 23, 2017

This marks the 12th time since 2015 that Spieth has led or co-led after a major round; that's five times more than Dustin Johnson. Jordan Spieth will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Open after Saturdays 65 saw him reach 11-under par . (more...)
'Ecstatic' McIlroy roars into Open contention 'Ecstatic' McIlroy roars into Open contention
- July 23, 2017

It was one of those kinds of days on Friday at Royal Birkdale , when winds gusted to 30 miles per hour and the scoring average ballooned. He finished one over too, with a solitary birdie at the 2nd and a couple of bogeys at the 7th and 14th. (more...)
China earns 8th diving gold of the world championships China earns 8th diving gold of the world championships
- July 23, 2017

Tom Daley was even better. "If that's how you want to play it, I'm here to play, too". That put the painful memories of being eliminated in the semi-finals of the same event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games well and truly behind him, having earlier secured silver with Grace Reid in the mixed 3m synchro final. (more...)
British Open 2017: Rory McIlroy updated leaderboard after Round 1
- July 23, 2017

The 2014 champion and four-time major victor surged to within three shots of the lead with a front nine three-under 31, having slipped 10 behind through six holes of his first round. Interesting, McIlroy speaking after the round suggested that it was a scolding from his caddy JP Fitzgerald that was the catalyst for his comeback. (more...)
British Open begins with rain, wind and big numbers British Open begins with rain, wind and big numbers
- July 23, 2017

However, their is English representation in the top five with Paul Casey sitting pretty on -4. So, yeah, there was a lot of quality out there and I was happy to see that. Koepka, bidding for back-to-back major wins after landing his first at the US Open last month, made a quiet start with seven pars before getting under the card at the eighth, and he reeled off three straight birdies from the 11th before making his only mistake of the round at the 16th. (more...)
Spieth takes lead into the weekend
- July 23, 2017

It was so much easier to putt without the wind. It made a mockery of his pre-tournament rallying call on Wednesday, when he reacted to being told his odds for victory were 20-1 by saying: "It's a good week to back me". "You just try and mentally piece your way around", Ian Poulter explained. "Tomorrow will be a day that will be emotionally draining and hard to stay very neutral in the head, but that's probably the most important thing for me to do". (more...)
British Open at a glance
- July 23, 2017

No other player has more than seven in that span. Kuchar, 39, has eight top-10 finishes in major championships , but all three of his top-5s have come at the Masters , where he was tied for fourth this year. Two days into the British Open , and Jordan Spieth has played in the morning drizzle and afternoon downpour. Spieth teed off with a two-shot lead over Matt Kuchar , his playing partner, and Branden Grace . (more...)
International Champions Cup: Manchester United in Houston beat city International Champions Cup: Manchester United in Houston beat city
- July 23, 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists he never wasted time chasing Gareth Bale, saying signing the Real Madrid star was impossible. "No, because you have contacts, you have feelings, you understand things", he said. "I think you can see he's very focused on Manchester United ". It was clear that Bale likes Madrid, likes the situation and is in a club with a very good situation now. (more...)
Jordan Spieth has leading edge heading into last day of the Open
- July 23, 2017

Jordan Spieth expected a rough time at the British Open before he even got to the golf course . Spieth has scored under par , even in bad weather. But I wouldn't rather be in any other position than where we're at. "I knew it was going to get windy". The guys that are at 1-under I think are in the top 10. (more...)
Mexico vs. Jamaica in 2017 Gold Cup semifinals Mexico vs. Jamaica in 2017 Gold Cup semifinals
- July 23, 2017

Former Vancouver Whitecaps FC player Darren Mattocks carried the ball into the Canadian penalty area and found an unmarked Francis, who rattled his shot off the Canadian crossbar and over the line. The coach was also happy with the effort of Francis, who was having his first minutes on the pitch in a competitive game since injury forced him out in the Caribbean Cup in Martinique. (more...)
Dustin Johnson finds room for improvement despite shooting third round 64
- July 23, 2017

After a strong display which saw him drop just one shot at the fifth to reach the ninth hole +2 for the tournament, Johnson hit a wayward shot at the the halfway point which drifted off course towards where a number of spectators were standing. (more...)
Tottenham or Arsenal to Buy Riyad Mahrez? Not for £50m Leicester Valuation Tottenham or Arsenal to Buy Riyad Mahrez? Not for £50m Leicester Valuation
- July 23, 2017

This was confirmed by the Foxes manager, Craig Shakespeare , who said the offer was low. Leicester's sale of N'Golo Kante to Chelsea last summer played a major role in the club's underwhelming Premier League title defence, with the Foxes struggling to replace the enigmatic France global. (more...)
Froome on brink of fourth Tour de France victory Froome on brink of fourth Tour de France victory
- July 23, 2017

After surviving this week's Alpine stages, Froome arrived in the historic French port with a slender 23sec lead over France's Romain Bardet , but with flawless weather conditions, there were no scares as he produced a scorching ride to finish only six seconds behind Pole Bodnar. (more...)
Spieth gives himself nine out of 10 in British Open Spieth gives himself nine out of 10 in British Open
- July 23, 2017

Defending champion Stenson , who beat Phil Mickelson in an epic final-day duel at Royal Troon past year, has vowed to add skydiving to his Claret Jug escapades, which include taking the trophy jet-skiing, should he win again. And when he looks around the landscape, he sees more balance of power than ever before. Rory McIlroy didn't need another scolding from his caddie or a reminder of what he had to do. (more...)
Chelsea defender Zouma seals Stoke loan switch Chelsea defender Zouma seals Stoke loan switch
- July 23, 2017

Stoke have signed Zouma on a season-long loan, the Potters have announced with an official statement. "The manager ( Mark Hughes ) spoke very well and I also spoke to a few of my team-mates at Chelsea , who had played here before, and they had many good things to say". (more...)