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Ronaldo hogs headlines as Real beat Barca in Clasico Ronaldo hogs headlines as Real beat Barca in Clasico
- August 14, 2017

Gerard Pique's own goal gave the visitors the lead. "[Madrid] were strong in midfield, which made it tough for us to play through the middle". "Reaching their danger zones isn't all that matters, as you also need to hit the target". Ronaldo will serve a one-match ban in the Supercup second leg for his two yellow cards but if a similar additional ban is levied he will miss the first four matches of the Liga season against Deportivo La Coruna, Valencia, Levante and Real Sociedad . (more...)
Diego Costa: 'Antonio Conte has no charisma' Diego Costa: 'Antonio Conte has no charisma'
- August 14, 2017

SunSport exclusively revealed back in June that Costa was told his Chelsea career was over by text message by Antonio Conte . Costa adds that the club have been forcing him to train with the reserves like a "criminal" to which the Lagarto native has already defied Chelsea , resulting in fines. (more...)
Titans make statement on Hayne Titans make statement on Hayne
- August 14, 2017

Hayne and Henry were called in to front the board this afternoon, however no outcome has been reached. "We weren't planning to meet this week, we weren't planning to interview Jarryd and Neil today but the focus that's been placed on it since the game meant that the board just couldn't ignore it". (more...)
Costa; Costa; "Chelsea have treated me like a criminal"
- August 14, 2017

Conte sent Costa a text message in June stating that the striker was not in his plans for the new campaign - an act that complicated Chelsea's summer transfer strategy and infuriated the Spain worldwide, who is adamant that he will only sanction a move back to Atletico Madrid. (more...)
How to Watch Chicharito With West Ham This Sunday How to Watch Chicharito With West Ham This Sunday
- August 14, 2017

That's not putting pressure on the players or Jose Mourinho , but they have to challenge with the money that has been spent and the players that have been brought in. "Next game we will play with more confidence, I don't want to say it will be easy for us but we will have more confidence for sure". "When you play for Manchester United you know everyone has a job and mine is to score goals". (more...)
José Mourinho: I never thought Chelsea would sell Nemanja Matic to me
- August 14, 2017

He signed from champions Chelsea for £40m earlier this summer and had an immediate impact. The former Chelsea midfielder played a major part in United's thrashing of the West Ham and was subsequently named Man of the Match. "I really like the Matic signing, that was the one that surprised me a little bit", Scholes told BT Sport . Travis Woods wrote that "United seems like the flawless place for him" while Kenneth Chiu said that the midfielder was "freaking good". (more...)
Roger Federer storms into Rogers Cup final Roger Federer storms into Rogers Cup final
- August 14, 2017

The 2017 Rogers Cup in Montreal will be talked about many times over in the years to come. He has also reached his sixth final this year. It's a wonderful achievement for him. The youngster responded impressively to Nadal easing through the first set to force a decider, where Shapovalov saved three break points before winning an epic 14-minute third game, which included 10 deuces. (more...)
Chicago Cubs claim series win with 7-2 victory over Arizona Diamondbacks Chicago Cubs claim series win with 7-2 victory over Arizona Diamondbacks
- August 14, 2017

Chicago reopened a one-game lead over St. Louis in the NL Central. But the resurgent Cardinals have been gaining ground on both teams for more than a week now, and that's changing the dynamics of both the NL Central race and the wild card race. (more...)
Chelsea outcast Costa 'loved' by team-mates Chelsea outcast Costa 'loved' by team-mates
- August 14, 2017

Costa said: "I am waiting for Chelsea to set me free". You know that the manager doesn't want me . "I am open to being a year in Brazil without playing, even if Chelsea fine me for a year and don't pay me". 'Diego Simeone wants me. He also accused manager Antonio Conte of lacking charisma and attacked the way the Italian had told the Spanish worldwide by text that he had no future at Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Crimea homenajea a Fidel con un monumento a su memoria Crimea homenajea a Fidel con un monumento a su memoria
- August 14, 2017

Fueron ovacionadas las actuaciones de los cantantes Saeed Mohamed Valdés y Yinet Cusidó Pardo, además de los grupos Vocal Baobab y Rumba Morena; mientras que el reconocido actor del cine, la radio y la televisión, Jorge Ryan, declamó poemas y textos inspirados en la vida de Fidel Castro Ruz. (more...)
Three incredible shots that led Justin Thomas to a PGA Championship win Three incredible shots that led Justin Thomas to a PGA Championship win
- August 14, 2017

He followed that up by shooting a 5-under 66 in the second round and a two-under 69 in the third round. The American world No.14 Thomas, previously regarded as one of the best players without a major, broke through to claim the final major of 2017 by two shots and his fourth US PGA Tour win of the season. (more...)
Chelsea are treating me like a 'criminal' - Diego Costa voices out
- August 14, 2017

But the striker is yet to leave Stamford Bridge with little over two weeks left in the transfer window. And, while he intends to rejoin Atletico Madrid once their embargo is over, he's now still on the Blues books. "I wouldn't be allowed access to the first-team dressing room and I would have no contact at all with the guys", he explained. I'm not a criminal. He said: 'I can not speak for other people, only for myself. (more...)
Chinese VP arrives in Pakistan to celebrate I-Day Chinese VP arrives in Pakistan to celebrate I-Day
- August 14, 2017

The day began with a 31-gun salute in the federal capital along with a 21-gun salute in each provincial capital. Moreover, the Vice-Premier is scheduled to attend the opening ceremony of the nine-storied Basantapur Durbar Restoration Project under the Chinese assistance on 15 August. (more...)
Carragher expects Conte to leave Chelsea in next 12 months Carragher expects Conte to leave Chelsea in next 12 months
- August 14, 2017

While Chelsea have made three signings in the form of Alvaro Morata , Tiemoue Bakayoko and Antonio Rudiger , their squad is still thin and Conte has not been happy with their summer transfer business, having recently demanded more signings . (more...)
Jamaican team doctor says Bolt had a cramp Jamaican team doctor says Bolt had a cramp
- August 14, 2017

Bolt was attended to by medics but refused a ride in a wheelchair off the track, instead finally getting up and limping alongside his teammates through to the finish line and then off into the bowels of the stadium for treatment. It was a sad way to see the greatest athlete ever retire, with many left wondering why it had occurred. Britain won the gold in 37.47 seconds, the United States took silver in 37.52 and Japan was third in 38.04. (more...)
Pique: 'I knew Neymar was leaving when I sent 'se queda' tweet' Pique: 'I knew Neymar was leaving when I sent 'se queda' tweet'
- August 14, 2017

And former Manchester United defender Pique says the transfer was months in the making. But he admits now that he knew Neymar was leaving. "There was a group of players that tried to convince him to stay and the day I wrote the tweet "he stays" I knew he was going", Pique said on the eve of Barca's Spanish Super Cup first leg clash against arch rivals Real Madrid. (more...)
Raiders' Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem before game vs. Cardinals Raiders' Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem before game vs. Cardinals
- August 14, 2017

While Palmer's ended in points, the quarterback acknowledged he was not flawless. Ward finished 12th overall on the team with 30 in what was his rookie season after he was taken in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft. "There were several guys that didn't play and that was one of them". David Johnson ran three times for 16 yards, including a tough 10-yard run to the outside to pick up a key first down, and then his night was finished. (more...)
Marshawn Lynch follows Kaepernick's lead and sits out national anthem Marshawn Lynch follows Kaepernick's lead and sits out national anthem
- August 14, 2017

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat during the national anthem last season during a preseason game , and he continued his protest throughout the season by kneeling. According to NFL .com, he said "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color". (more...)
Ufficiale Dalbert, attesa Schick. Murillo al Valencia Ufficiale Dalbert, attesa Schick. Murillo al Valencia
- August 14, 2017

La speranza di Kondo è in un accordo che possa comprendere bonus o percentuale sulla rivendita pur di consentirgli di lasciare Milano. Con l'arrivo di Milan Skriniar a ricoprire questo ruolo, lo spazio per Murillo , nei piani di Spalletti, è stato ridotto al minimo e ha reso inevitabile una cessione , che era nell'aria da parecchio tempo. (more...)
Golfer Lahiri tied 33rd at PGA Championship Golfer Lahiri tied 33rd at PGA Championship
- August 14, 2017

At Alabama, he won the Haskins Award, which goes to the top collegiate golfer, and was a member of Alabama's 2013 national championship team. Thomas, 24, closed with a 3-under-par 68 for a two-stroke victory in the PGA Championship , the major tournament dedicated to club pros like his forebears. (more...)
Lions DL Kerry Hyder Carted Off in Preseason Opener With Leg Injury Lions DL Kerry Hyder Carted Off in Preseason Opener With Leg Injury
- August 14, 2017

After the game, Lions coach Jim Caldwell would not confirm that Hyder suffered a torn Achilles, as reported by ESPN . With top pass-rusher Ziggy Ansah still not back on the field, the loss of Hyder leaves Detroit with zero proven National Football League pass rushers. (more...)
United States women win 4x100 relay at worlds United States women win 4x100 relay at worlds
- August 14, 2017

America's gold rush continued on Saturday night, with the American quartet taking gold in the women's 4x100-meters relay at the World Athletics Championships . relay team and seven individually. The team of Aaliyah Brown , Allyson Felix , Morolake Akinosun and Torie Bowie won the race by clocking just 41.82 seconds. (more...)
Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem at Raiders' Preseason Game Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem at Raiders' Preseason Game
- August 14, 2017

While Lynch wasn't in the NFL last season while Colin Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem to protest police brutality and the unequal treatment of minorities in the United States, he expressed solidarity with him. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color", Kaepernick told NFL Media in an exclusive interview after the game. (more...)
SA's Semenya claims third world 800m title SA's Semenya claims third world 800m title
- August 14, 2017

But in 2015 the rule was overturned and the South African has dominated since, winning a 20th consecutive 800m race to the cheers of the crowd inside the London stadium. Semenya, who won bronze in the 1500 on Monday, as usual looked as if she was out for a weekend jog while all around her were straining every sinew as she won the second of three heats in one minute 58.90 seconds. (more...)
Andrew Benintendi pounds Severino; leads Red Sox to 10-5 victory Andrew Benintendi pounds Severino; leads Red Sox to 10-5 victory
- August 14, 2017

For his part, Sale allowed just one run on four hits and two walks while striking out 12 over seven innings. The Boston Red Sox were saved by two rookies in Sunday night's game against the rival New York Yankees in the Bronx. From Rotoworld: Sale notched 13 punchouts and surrendered just two singles in eight shutout innings during a 2-0 win over the Rays on Tuesday. The lone run Sale allowed came in the fifth when Chase Headley reached on a one out-single. (more...)
Hart Wanted Permanent City Exit Hart Wanted Permanent City Exit
- August 14, 2017

Hart, ironically, starts his new chapter in Manchester at old rivals United tomorrow and expects the usual boos. Hart made no secret of his preference for a permanent move rather than another loan this summer, but found a tough market waiting for him when he returned from Serie A. (more...)
Nemanja Matic Destroys Four West Ham Players With Magnificent Skill
- August 14, 2017

Then I heard that he wanted to join United and could make it happen. He doesn't need time to adapt. "And, as you know, I have always loved the English cups and I have always tried to give them the respect because I like being in the finals". (more...)
Guardiola under pressure to win title for big spenders Man City - Jenas Guardiola under pressure to win title for big spenders Man City - Jenas
- August 14, 2017

Man City finished third in the league table last season. Four of the five new signings for the Blues made their Premier League debut on the South Coast. When you also have the players he has, that makes it a massive challenge for us. "The club was clever like that because we anticipated what we needed", he said. (more...)
Early signs: Alexandre Lacazette becomes 5th Arsenal player to score on debut
- August 14, 2017

Arsenal have refused to consider selling the forward, who hit 24 goals in 38 league games last term, a tally bettered only by Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku in the English top flight. The France worldwide joined Arsenal for a club-record £52million transfer from Lyon this summer, and has made an immediate impact by heading in an early goal against Leicester City. (more...)
Packers sign long snapper Goode Packers sign long snapper Goode
- August 14, 2017

Crosby made 86.7 percent of his field goals last season (the second-highest mark of his 10-year career) not including the playoffs, when he nailed the game-winning 51-yard field goal at Dallas to send the Packers into the NFC Championship Game. (more...)