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Gatlin Win Gatlin Win "Not The Perfect Script", Says Iaaf President Coe
- August 08, 2017

Bolt, who has not lost a global final since he started at the 2011 World Championships, was hoping to extend his record-breaking gold medal tally at the World Championships to 12 in his last major event. "For so many years we have watched in admiration and appreciation in what this man has achieved and the happiness he has brought not just to the sport but to millions of children and adults that have had the pleasure to witness the heights of what he has reached year after year...." Justin ... (more...)
Real Madrid dominate nominations for Champions League awards Real Madrid dominate nominations for Champions League awards
- August 08, 2017

The Brazil global completed his €222m [£200m] move from Barcelona on Thursday night and he faced the media for the first time on Friday, having become the world's highest paid player as well as the most expensive. The midfield category is dominated by Real Madrid after their Champions League and La Liga exploits last season, with Toni Kroos , Luka Modric and Casemiro battling for the top honour. (more...)
Anthony Joshua to defend his WBA title against Cuba's Luis Ortis Anthony Joshua to defend his WBA title against Cuba's Luis Ortis
- August 07, 2017

During over two decades at the summit of boxing, Klitschko twice reigning as world champion - the second stretch lasting nine years and seven months - and exits the sport as one of its legendary modern-day figures. In September 2014 Ortiz won the interim WBA heavyweight title against Lateef Kayode but he was later stripped of the belt after the 38 year old failed a drugs test. (more...)
Anderlecht set asking price for Manchester United target Leander Dendoncker Anderlecht set asking price for Manchester United target Leander Dendoncker
- August 07, 2017

The Red Devils have been linked with another highly rated player in the form of Belgian worldwide and Anderlecht midfielder Leander Dendoncker . Impressing greatly over the two legs in the Europa League quarter finals against Manchester United last season, it's no surprise José Mourinho, who wanted a defensive midfielder this summer, took an interest in Dendoncker. (more...)
Little League softball team disqualified for Snapchat post Little League softball team disqualified for Snapchat post
- August 07, 2017

The 12-14-year-old team's coach said what his girls did was wrong but that the punishment didn't fit the crime. The announcement came on Saturday, mere hours before the team was set to play in the championship game to be broadcast on ESPN2. (more...)
Chelsea pounce on Bale as Conte expects four new signings
- August 07, 2017

As per metro .co.uk, Real Madrid are looking for £90 million to part ways with the talismanic forward. Manchester City , who have signed Bernardo Silva and Benjamin Mendy from Monaco this summer, are also thought to be interested in Mbappé. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers' Comments Brendan Rodgers' Comments "Farcical" - Hearts Interim Boss Hits Out
- August 07, 2017

However, the atmosphere soon became strangely subdued, not helped by the notable absence of Ultras group The Green Brigade, who were serving the second of a two-game stadium ban following their display of paramilitary style banners at their Champions League qualifier against Linfield. (more...)
Liverpool's Katarina Johnson-Thompson on verge of missing out on medals Liverpool's Katarina Johnson-Thompson on verge of missing out on medals
- August 07, 2017

Johnson-Thompson looked distraught after failing to clear 1.86m, and put her head in her hands on the crash mat for several seconds afterwards, as if struggling to comprehend another collapse in a major championships. The IAAF World Athletics Championships would like to move past Saturday's Usain Bolt heartbreak and pull the focus back on the on-field action on Day 3. (more...)
Four-Time Gold Medallist Betty Cuthbert Dies Aged 79 Four-Time Gold Medallist Betty Cuthbert Dies Aged 79
- August 07, 2017

She was working in a factory making baby clothes and had only just graduated from high school when she captured Australia's hearts with her 1956 Melbourne games performances. Despite battling multiple sclerosis at the time, Cuthbert took centre stage at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney when she participated in the final stages of the torch relay in Homebush Bay. (more...)
Sir Mo Farah successfully defends 10000m title at 2017 World Championships Sir Mo Farah successfully defends 10000m title at 2017 World Championships
- August 07, 2017

Join us LIVE in the stadium and send in your questions... The collective released a tranche of documents and emails on its website, claiming it wanted "to show the scale of doping violations in track and field" and shine a light on flaws in the current doping measures. (more...)
Jardim concedes Monaco could yet lose Arsenal, Liverpool target Lemar Jardim concedes Monaco could yet lose Arsenal, Liverpool target Lemar
- August 07, 2017

The newspaper reports that the player himself is fully aware that a move to the Camp Nou could be a massive step in his young career but he remains patient and relaxed until an official move is made. He continued: "It's not only about [ Kylian Mbappe ], all the young players who were here a year ago and had a great season". His efforts were also recognised at worldwide level and he has gone on to win five caps so far. (more...)
Wins Watkins Glen Pole Wins Watkins Glen Pole
- August 07, 2017

Pole victor Kyle Busch would lead the second-most laps with 21, but see his afternoon come to a close with a seventh place finish. "I'm hoping we can go for a sweep and be one of the few guys who may have ever been able to do that here". (more...)
Royals place All-Star C Perez on DL Royals place All-Star C Perez on DL
- August 07, 2017

The five-time All-Star is hitting.278 with 21 home runs and 65 RBIs. "It was an intercostal injury", Royals manager Ned Yost said. Yost says the worst-case scenario is Perez could miss four weeks. Gallagher, 24, was the Royals' second-round pick in 2011. "He's was very impressive this spring". His DL assignment is retroactive to Saturday, when the team's game against Seattle was rained out. (more...)
Willie Reed arrested on charges of domestic violence Willie Reed arrested on charges of domestic violence
- August 07, 2017

No details of the alleged crime or who its victim may have been was available on Sunday morning. Reed admitted he grabbed her purse and her shirt, according to the arrest report . The 6-foot-11 center averaged 5.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 14.5 minutes and shot 56.8 percent in 71 games last season. However, he did finally receive his opportunity atop the highest level when the Brooklyn Nets came calling during the 2015-16 campaign. (more...)
Holland are UEFA Women's EURO 2017 champions after beating Denmark 4-2 Holland are UEFA Women's EURO 2017 champions after beating Denmark 4-2
- August 07, 2017

Nadia Nadim, Vivianne Miedema, Lieke Martens and Pernille Mosegaard-Harder all scored inside a insane opening 33 minutes. Miedema then fired home a superb cross from right winger Shanice van de Sanden who had outsprinted Cecilie Sandvej on the wing. (more...)
Ross Stripling gives up run to New York Mets Ross Stripling gives up run to New York Mets
- August 07, 2017

They're certainly going to run away with the division barring any monumental collapse. Los Angeles has won all but one of its last 13 games, upping the top record in the majors to an astounding 78-32. Rene Rivera homered in the ninth for the Mets (49-59). By then it was too late. Jose Reyes grounded out for the second out of the inning. The logjam might be eased with a deal, considering that both Granderson and Bruce have cleared waivers, as Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported Friday. (more...)
Bernardo Silva Would Welcome Bernardo Silva Would Welcome "Superstar" Mbappe At Manchester City
- August 07, 2017

Real Madrid , Barcelona or Paris Saint-Germain? The 18-year-old Monaco superstar enjoyed a stunning breakthrough season in the French principality, bagging 26 goals in all competition last term, making him one of Europe's hottest prospects. (more...)
Why Chelsea will not win Premier League title again -Arsene Wenger Why Chelsea will not win Premier League title again -Arsene Wenger
- August 07, 2017

The Chilean is anxious to leave the club with a reunion with former boss Pep Guardiola and Manchester City his preferred choice while big spending Paris Saint-Germain are another option and are long-term admirers. They might be deadly rivals on the pitch, but Arsenal's Mesut Ozil and Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan are the best of pals off it. He said: "We put ourselves in a hard position just after half-time, but in the end we produced a performance that we did at the end of last ... (more...)
Falcons' Jalen Collins Suspended 10 games for PED violation Falcons' Jalen Collins Suspended 10 games for PED violation
- August 07, 2017

It's likely the Falcons have been working other cornerbacks into reps against the first- and second-team offense to prepare for life (10 regular season games) without Collins to start the season. "No, no situations", Collins said . Collins was a second-round pick from LSU in the 2015 NFL Draft and has 48 tackles with two interceptions, both of which came past year, during his career. (more...)
San Francisco 49ers Replacing Malcolm Smith From Within San Francisco 49ers Replacing Malcolm Smith From Within
- August 07, 2017

Williams broke into the National Football League as an undrafted rookie in 2014 after a minicamp tryout with the Cleveland Browns, sparking his connection to Kyle Shanahan and now-49ers secondary coach Jeff Hafley. "He has a lot of flash plays", Saleh said. More information regarding Smith's injury and replacement is expected to come out in the coming days and a decision should be made relatively soon. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'Europa League winners do not belong in Champions League' Arsene Wenger: 'Europa League winners do not belong in Champions League'
- August 07, 2017

I always was not in favour of that. Wenger's numbers do not bear scrutiny. Against Chelsea at Wembley, only five of their starting XI would have ranked in an XI of Arsenal's most-picked players from last season's ultimately disappointing league campaign. (more...)
Chelsea set to orchestrate Bale's Premier League return from Madrid Chelsea set to orchestrate Bale's Premier League return from Madrid
- August 07, 2017

Then-United manager Louis van Gaal thought he had signed United's next great No. 7 in Di Maria, who was 26 at the time. According to Spanish newspaper Marca , Real manager Zinedine Zidane would be willing to sell Bale in order to buy Mbappe , with United showing the greatest interest in the Welshman. (more...)
Klopp approves sale of €100m Coutinho Klopp approves sale of €100m Coutinho
- August 07, 2017

My view on the Coutinho to Barcelona speculation has always been that he will stay at Liverpool for the 2017/18 season but I do think that come the summer of 2018, Coutinho will no longer wear red . "Until August 31 we'll run through the world with open eyes - that's clear". The Liverpool coach was only too happy to mingle with the mini Reds, as he lifted Rian Carey, 5, from Longboat Quay, Dublin , among others, overs the security barrier to get a up-close and personal pic. (more...)
Yankees Place Matt Holliday On Disabled List With Back Issue Yankees Place Matt Holliday On Disabled List With Back Issue
- August 07, 2017

Holliday has hit 16 home runs with a.329 wOBA so far this season and is projected to crank 7 more with a.243 batting average in 166 plate appearances the rest of the season, by our models. A DL stint would probably serve him well. Holliday was first sidelined on June 28 with a viral infection. In what has become a corresponding roster move, the Yankees have also elected to recall first baseman Garrett Cooper from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. (more...)
London Stadium packed on 2nd day of IAAF World Championships London Stadium packed on 2nd day of IAAF World Championships
- August 07, 2017

Sir Mo Farah won the 10,000m at the World Athletics Championships in London to claim the 10th global gold medal of his career. Farah made sure he clinched glory in the last 10,000m race of his career, much to the delight of 55,000-strong crowd that was rooting for the local favourite at the Olympic Stadium. (more...)
Arsenal v Chelsea - Michael Owen reveals prediction for Community Shield clash Arsenal v Chelsea - Michael Owen reveals prediction for Community Shield clash
- August 07, 2017

Chelsea's first attempt of note came on the counter-attack as Pedro - wearing a face mask following the facial injury sustained between the teams in last month's friendly in Beijing - stretched the Gunners . Chelsea have gone on to win the league title in both the seasons in which they lifted the trophy. From the resulting free kick, the sides were level. (more...)
India Dominates Second Test Match Against Sri Lanka India Dominates Second Test Match Against Sri Lanka
- August 07, 2017

Jadeja was the pick of the bowlers with five wickets , while Pandya and Ashwin snapped up two wickets apiece. Ravindra Jadeja has been suspended for the third and final Test of India's series in Sri Lanka after picking up demerit points for a Code of Conduct breach in Colombo . (more...)
Cute: Serena Williams had a '50s-inspired baby shower Cute: Serena Williams had a '50s-inspired baby shower
- August 07, 2017

Babyville! Serena Williams had a 1950's-themed baby shower on Saturday, August 5, and many of her celebrity friends were there to shower her with lots of love. So did Ciara . Eva wore a red ensemble with Converse shoes. The ladies took full advantage of the nostalgic props nearby, posing for various photos in front of a red vintage pickup truck and a red jukebox, and then sharing the shots with the hashtag #ShakeRattleandRoll2017 . (more...)
Pirates Acquire Sean Rodríguez, Claim George Kontos Pirates Acquire Sean Rodríguez, Claim George Kontos
- August 06, 2017

Rodriguez was involved in an offseason auto accident and spent the first half of this season on the disabled list before making his debut with the Braves on July 17. Per Bowman , the trade was completed after the Pirates claimed Rodriguez off waivers. Joe, 24, spent this season with Double-A Altoona, where he hit.240 with 11 doubles, four triples and five home runs in 74 games. (more...)
Bridgestone Invitational: Jimmy Walker grabs second-round lead Bridgestone Invitational: Jimmy Walker grabs second-round lead
- August 06, 2017

Then came a run of pars before the 28-year-old hit another birdie on the 16th. Day got as low as five-under with five birdies on the front nine despite feeling a tweak in his back early in the round. But McIlroy, playing his first tournament since splitting from long-time caddie JP Fitzgerald, with whom he won all four of his Major championships to date, looks back in the groove. (more...)