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2-time Tour victor Alberto Contador to retire after Vuelta 2-time Tour victor Alberto Contador to retire after Vuelta
- August 07, 2017

Spain's second most successful rider behind five-time Tour victor Miguel Indurain, Contador will bring the curtain down on his career at the Vuelta on home soil. "It has been an honour to work with such a great champion". Multiple victor of mnogodnevki Alberto Contador in early September, will finish career as a professional cyclist. (more...)
Lucas Perez to Newcastle: Rafa Benitez confirms interest in Arsenal forward Lucas Perez to Newcastle: Rafa Benitez confirms interest in Arsenal forward
- August 07, 2017

That news will bring anger and disbelief to the terraces at St James Park - something the club could desperately do without before the start of the new Premier League season. However, Newcastle have also entered the race and Benitez looks to be interested in signing him before the close of the transfer window. "We know what is ahead of us - it's bigger than what we passed through last season - and we just need to keep working hard and be better players, each and every day". (more...)
Chelsea must sign more players, says manager Antonio Conte Chelsea must sign more players, says manager Antonio Conte
- August 07, 2017

Speaking to Agencia EFE , Ricardo Cardoso has not only revealed that they're going to put in a formal transfer request, but that he will hold Chelsea "accountable" for the "discriminatory" and "unfair" treatment of the striker who's been, for better or worse, deemed surplus to requirements. (more...)
Arsenal will prioritise Premier League, says manager Arsene Wenger Arsenal will prioritise Premier League, says manager Arsene Wenger
- August 07, 2017

Arsene Wenger is one of the best in the world and Arsenal is one of the best teams. Rafael Benitez's efforts to rebuild his Newcastle squad for life back in the Premier League are being hampered by his failure to offload some of the men bought for a promotion push. (more...)
Kerala High Court Lifts Match Fixing Ban From Sreesanth Kerala High Court Lifts Match Fixing Ban From Sreesanth
- August 07, 2017

The Kerala High Court on Monday lifted the life ban imposed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on discarded Indian pacer S. Sreesanth . On the other hand, the question before the BCCI Disciplinary Committee was whether the petitioner was guilty of match fixing, corruption and gambling and violation of the internal disciplinary rules of the BCCI, the Board said. (more...)
Chris Stroud wins for PGA title Chris Stroud wins for PGA title
- August 07, 2017

First time PGA TOUR champion Chris Stroud took home the trophy at round four of the 19th annual Barracuda Championship in his 290th career start. The American beat compatriot Richy Werenski and England's Greg Owen after the trio finished with 44 points in the tournament, which uses a modified Stableford scoring format, at Reno's Montreux Golf and Country Club. (more...)
Everton 'closing in on £50 million Gylfi Sigurdsson' after Swansea rejected bid Everton 'closing in on £50 million Gylfi Sigurdsson' after Swansea rejected bid
- August 07, 2017

Hartson, who won 51 caps for Wales and scored 14 goals, believes Swansea are not reliant on funds generated by Sigurdsson's sale should Clement wish to strengthen his squad. "But I really can't see it now, I think the boy is away, I think it's a matter of when. you've got to let the player go". Clement would surely prefer to keep Sigurdsson at the Liberty Stadium but should the former Tottenham Hotspur man be sold it will free up funds for the Welsh side to reinforce their squad elsewhere. (more...)
Bernardo Silva Would Welcome Bernardo Silva Would Welcome "Superstar" Mbappe At Manchester City
- August 07, 2017

There have already been some noise about PSG breaching the Financial Fair Play rules in signing Neymar and a proposed deal for Mbappe could set the cat amongst the pigeons with regards to spending rules. He can be one of the best in the world very soon". City's highly rated youngster Sane, was also in Manchester for the event along with fellow German worldwide Ilkay Gundogan, where they met with fans for selfies and signings at the City Football academy. (more...)
Hideki Matsuyama storms to Akron victory as Rory McIlroy falters Hideki Matsuyama storms to Akron victory as Rory McIlroy falters
- August 07, 2017

Matsuyama is now bang in for form ahead of this week's final major of the year, the USPGA at Quail Hollow, and his confidence can not be much higher. His 16-under total of 264 put him five in front of two-time major victor Zach Johnson , who closed with a 68 for 269. (more...)
Manchester United loan Borthwick-Jackson to Championship side Leeds United Manchester United loan Borthwick-Jackson to Championship side Leeds United
- August 07, 2017

He is not hoping to play in Wednesday's League Cup tie against Port Vale and Saturday's Championship meeting with Preston North End. However, Jose Mourinho chose to loan him out to Wolverhampton Wanderers last summer, and he endured a dismal loan spell at Molineux, as he made just seven appearances in all competitions under Walter Zenga and Paul Lambert. (more...)
World No3 Hideki Matsuyama wins WGC Bridgestone Invitational World No3 Hideki Matsuyama wins WGC Bridgestone Invitational
- August 07, 2017

Matsuyama bagged the lowest final round by a WGC-Bridgestone victor and the event's fifth 61 after Sergio Garcia (2014), Tiger Woods (2000, 2013) and Jose Maria Olazabal (1990). Johnson, who shared the overnight lead with Belgian Thomas Pieters, had three birdies and a bogey in his two-under effort - but parred his way through the last seven holes as Matsuyama consolidated his lead. (more...)
Athletics' Matt Joyce suspended two games for homophobic slur directed at fan Athletics' Matt Joyce suspended two games for homophobic slur directed at fan
- August 07, 2017

After hitting a hard grounder during the eighth inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels , first baseman CJ Cron stopped the ball, which ignited a verbal feud between Joyce and Cron. "I fired back and obviously as soon as you fire back, you regret saying anything, because it's just not worth it", Joyce said. "We appreciate that Matt is contrite about his conduct and know he will learn from this accident". (more...)
Brendan Rodgers' Comments Brendan Rodgers' Comments "Farcical" - Hearts Interim Boss Hits Out
- August 07, 2017

So it makes me ask about where the players are coming from or if they are his". "And if they're his?" After the game, Daly hit back in a very fiery interview. "My focus was on the game and my empathy was for the former manager, Ian Cathro". I'll always be open and say what I feel so that doesn't change. "I always like a midfielder who can play in that central defensive role and he is ideal for it". (more...)
Los Angeles Dodgers make history on Saturday against Mets Los Angeles Dodgers make history on Saturday against Mets
- August 07, 2017

New York's Seth Lugo carried a no-hitter into the fifth. Puig's homer off Paul Sewald (0-4) made a victor out of Brandon Morrow (4-0), who allowed one walk in one inning. Davies immediately followed by getting Evan Longoria to ground into a double play. Rockies 8, Phillies 5: Jon Gray remained unbeaten at Coors Field with seven strong innings as Colorado cruised to victory over Philadelphia. (more...)
Wenger urges fans to back Arsenal after Wembley win
- August 07, 2017

Thibaut Courtois and Alvaro Morata missed for Chelsea in the subsequent penalty shootout, with Olivier Giroud scoring the winning penalty for the Gunners. Chelsea have as expected left out Diego Costa after manager Antonio Conte made him surplus to requirements. The second half was less than a minute old when Moses, sent off in the FA Cup final defeat, reacted fastest against a static Arsenal defence to thrash home Gary Cahill's header. (more...)
Netherlands 4-2 Denmark: Vivianne Miedema double gives hosts historic win Netherlands 4-2 Denmark: Vivianne Miedema double gives hosts historic win
- August 07, 2017

But Holland took control after half time as But Holland took control after half time as Sherida Spitse restored their lead, before Miedema scored again to seal the win. Celebrating a goal during the match. She said, "I had a hard beginning to this tournament and then things started to come together". The hosts were able to keep their opponents at bay as the second half continued, before sealing victory in the dying minutes. (more...)
Conor McGregor 'whimpers like a girl' when hit by body shots Conor McGregor 'whimpers like a girl' when hit by body shots
- August 07, 2017

Paddy Power would make a record loss if McGregor wins his upcoming fight against Floyd Mayweather. But this has become a fiasco. He also said that he wants the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Performance Institute to release the unedited video of their sparring session. (more...)
Little Leaguers Booted From World Series Over Snapchat Post Little Leaguers Booted From World Series Over Snapchat Post
- August 07, 2017

We are very sorry for the social media post resulting in the disqualification of our softball team contending for the 2017 world championship. An Atlee team member later posted a photo on Snapchat with six of the girls showing their middle finger. (more...)
Australian Olympic legend Betty Cuthbert dies, aged 79 Australian Olympic legend Betty Cuthbert dies, aged 79
- August 07, 2017

Cuthbert set four world records in 1958 but injury was to hamper her campaign at the 1960 Olympics in Rome and she retired for 18 months immediately afterwards. Swimmer Ian Thorpe is the only Australian to claim more Olympic gold medals, with five. Cuthbert went on to win gold in the 400m event at the 1954 Tokyo Olympic Games. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Real Madrid training Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Real Madrid training
- August 07, 2017

The season started with a 3-2 extra-time triumph against Sevilla in the Super Cup in the Norwegian city of Trondheim. Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo and Ashley Young are all making good progress in their rehabilitation, but the trio are still long-term absentees and will only be able to cheer on their team-mates on Tuesday.WILL RONALDO PLAY FOR REAL? As you know, I cannot hide anything, it would be ridiculous on my part to do such a thing. (more...)