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Bayern reject Chelsea bid for defender Bayern reject Chelsea bid for defender
- September 01, 2017

Chelsea have now turned their attention to Brazilian full-back Rafinha after missing out on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to latest reports. Candreva has been linked with a potential Chelsea switch since the announcement of Antonio Conte as a Blues' head coach a year ago. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez set to remain with Arsenal despite Man City interest Alexis Sanchez set to remain with Arsenal despite Man City interest
- September 01, 2017

Reports on Wednesday night suggested Pep Guardiola is determined to sign Sanchez this summer, in case he ends up leaving the club for free next year. Arsenal have rejected a £50m offer from Manchester City for Alexis Sanchez , according to Sky sources. Sanchez's move could well hinge on Arsenal's success in signing either Julian Draxler or Thomas Lemar - the Ligue 1 stars reportedly represent two last minute possible acquisitions for the Gunners, and it could be the enabler for ... (more...)
Arsenal offer $118 million for Thomas Lemar Arsenal offer $118 million for Thomas Lemar
- September 01, 2017

His exploits have helped him become a highly sought-after player in the transfer request, with some of the biggest clubs in the world registering an interest in him in recent months. The Algerian Football Federation announced on Twitter late on Wednesday that Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez had been given permission to leave the Algeria camp to complete a transfer. (more...)
Ambati Rayudu manhandles senior citizen in Hyderabad Ambati Rayudu manhandles senior citizen in Hyderabad
- September 01, 2017

Media agency ANI tweeted a video with the caption, "Cricketer Ambati Rayudu seen in a scuffle with a man allegedly after argument over rash driving in Hyderabad (Unverified video source)". But Rayudu kept abusing him, got out of the auto, grabbed him by the shoulder and slapped him. Both individuals hurled abuses at each other and Rayudu was pacified by onlookers and then drove off. (more...)
After tense talks, United Nations renews peacekeepers in Lebanon After tense talks, United Nations renews peacekeepers in Lebanon
- September 01, 2017

US ambassador to the United Nations , Nikki Haley , launched a severe attack on the peacekeeping force on Friday, blaming UNIFIL commander Maj. Haley said his remarks show Beary is blind to a "massive flow of illegal weapons". ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley. In particular, UNIFIL commander Maj. "The clouds of war are gathering". Despite the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East, Unifil has helped to ensure that southern Lebanon has remained an area of relative calm since 2006. (more...)
Caroline Wozniacki criticises scheduling of Maria Sharapova at US Open Caroline Wozniacki criticises scheduling of Maria Sharapova at US Open
- September 01, 2017

World No 5 Wozniacki exited the tournament at 1am (local time) on court 17, losing to Russian world No 40 Ekaterina Makarova in three sets. Both matches involving Sharapova, the 2006 champion who received a wild card as her current ranking of No 146 is too low for direct entry to the... (more...)
Ellen surprises Watt with $1M donation, Cyrus gives $500K Ellen surprises Watt with $1M donation, Cyrus gives $500K
- September 01, 2017

J.J. Watt , the Houston Texans star defensive end, wanted to do something and thought he could maybe spur people into giving $200,000 through an amateur video he sent out over social media. The initial goal for the fund was $500,000 and after surpassing that goal within a matter of hours he raised it to $1 million. Houston , we're thinking of you. (more...)
Pete Rose out at Fox Sports in aftermath of underage sex allegations Pete Rose out at Fox Sports in aftermath of underage sex allegations
- September 01, 2017

FOX had announced plans to have Rose return as analyst during its postseason baseball telecasts. "We are not commenting on the Hollywood Reporter story", a Fox Sports spokesperson told SI.com Thursday. Rose will not face criminal charges for his relationship with Doe, as the statute of limitations has expired. Recently, the division suspended Fox Business Network anchor Charles Payne and Fox News Channel host Eric Bolling amid separate claims of inappropriate behavior toward women. (more...)
Beyoncé Launches Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser Beyoncé Launches Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser
- September 01, 2017

She has released a statement in which she is saying that she is doing whatever she can to help more than 30,000 people affected by Hurricane Harvey . He said of the star: " Beyoncé is extremely private and has done a lot that she has requested that we don't announce and publicise over the years". (more...)
Beyoncé Is Sending BeyGOOD to Houston's Rescue Beyoncé Is Sending BeyGOOD to Houston's Rescue
- September 01, 2017

Drake: On Instagram today, Drake announced a $200,000 contribution to a YouCaring fundraiser organized by Houston Texans player J.J. Watt. So far, his campaign has raised $939,178. Speaking to TMZ .com, Rasmus said: "But however a person cares to participate we are grateful for everyone who is right now sending their hearts and their prayers toward those who are in distress in Houston , Texas". (more...)
From France: Crystal Palace agree Sakho deal, biggest contract in club's history From France: Crystal Palace agree Sakho deal, biggest contract in club's history
- August 31, 2017

The France global was a big hit when he was loaned to the Eagles last season and they have been attempting to land him on a permanent basis throughout the summer. The defender, who was signed from PSG in 2013 and enjoyed a prosperous spell at Liverpool initially, fell foul of a UEFA anti-doping violation in 2016. (more...)
Armed police alert as crossbow bolt lands on Oval pitch during match Armed police alert as crossbow bolt lands on Oval pitch during match
- August 31, 2017

Play has been abandoned in the County Championship clash between Surrey and Middlesex after the "projectile" was sacked into the ground, in Kennington, south London, from outside at around 4.20pm, according to the competition's official Twitter feed. (more...)
Jadon Sancho finalises move to Borussia Dortmund from Manchester City Jadon Sancho finalises move to Borussia Dortmund from Manchester City
- August 31, 2017

The 17-year-old was considered one of the stars of the City academy, but came into conflict with the club over a new contract. But with seemingly no clear path to the first-team, thanks to competition from Leroy Sane, Raheem Sterling, Bernardo Silva, Kevin De Bruyne and Gabriel Jesus, Sancho has made a decision to leave the club. (more...)
Lakers fined $500000 for violating league's anti-tampering rules regarding Paul George Lakers fined $500000 for violating league's anti-tampering rules regarding Paul George
- August 31, 2017

The NBA's anti-tampering rule prohibits teams from "interfering with other teams' contractual relationships with NBA players, including by publicly expressing interest in a player who is now under contract with another team or informing the agent of another team's player of interest by one's own team in that player". (more...)
Six-second ads are coming to National Football League games this season Six-second ads are coming to National Football League games this season
- August 31, 2017

Fox Networks Group (FNG) today said that it will offer the six-second ad format across the Fox Sports portfolio. The NFL is already cutting down its commercial "pods" (groupings of commercials) from five per quarter to four ; this move is a way to get more ads into games without adding significantly more dedicated ad space. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez requests to leave Chile national team over Manchester City move
- August 31, 2017

Mirror Sport understand City have submitted a new offer for Sanchez, a package which includes Sterling who would move to The Emirates Stadium as part of the deal. The amount of things that are going wrong, it does come back to Arsene Wenger's door. We are three games in and it's already an absolute nightmare. Lemar will also be in action tonight, as France take on Netherlands in a 2018 World Cup qualifier. (more...)
Duke, Duchess and Harry visit Diana's new memorial garden Duke, Duchess and Harry visit Diana's new memorial garden
- August 31, 2017

A statue of Princess Diana will be erected in the grounds of her former home to mark the 20th anniversary of her death . A couple in Union Jack clothing were the first to arrive on Thursday morning at the palace gates and hundreds filed past during the day. (more...)
Chelsea add Davide Zappacosta from Torino Chelsea add Davide Zappacosta from Torino
- August 31, 2017

Zappacosta, 25, has made 52 appearances for Torino since his Serie A debut back in 2015 . Zappacosta spent the last two seasons with Torino after previously playing for Atalanta. The Chelsea boss wants competition at right-wing back, having failed to secure a deal for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Chelsea also lost out on right back Kyle Walker when he signed with Manchester City instead. (more...)
Aqua Blue Sport bus damaged in Vuelta arson attack Aqua Blue Sport bus damaged in Vuelta arson attack
- August 31, 2017

Aqua Blue Sport team riders taking part were earlier announced as Adam Blythe, Mark Christian, Conor Dunne, Aaron Gate, Peter Koning, Michel Kreder, Lasse Norman Hansen, Larry Warbasse and Stefan Denifl. A suspect has been arrested after the incident in the southern Spanish city of Almeria. The bus was parked on an adjoining street of Trevesia de San Luis. (more...)
Declan John on verge of Rangers switch Declan John on verge of Rangers switch
- August 31, 2017

John has just one year remaining on his contract and it's understood that Rangers will have an option to sign John at the end of his loan deal. The 22-year old Wales global, who can also play as a wing-back, has fallen out of favour with the Championship pacesetters so far this season and is keen to secure a move elsewhere to get some regular first-team action. (more...)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to begin Fanney Khan this week Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to begin Fanney Khan this week
- August 31, 2017

The film also stars Anil Kapoor . Earlier, there were reports about Madhavan being a part of the film. Confirming the news to Mirror , Rao said he had been informed about the role on Tuesday evening by producer Prernaa Arora, who he has been wanting to collaborate with. (more...)
Manchester City To Make New £70m Sanchez Bid Manchester City To Make New £70m Sanchez Bid
- August 31, 2017

It's absolutely false. That permission never existed. It's still early on Deadline Day, so many other things will still happen. "I'm against rigid decisions, each case is different". Pizzi said the 28-year-old is in good spirits despite being the focus of the media. However despite his status, and 123 goals , Guardiola could be tempted to give Arsenal what they want. (more...)
Houston Police Officer Drowns in Harvey Floodwaters
- August 31, 2017

Once the dive team got to the scene, it was "too treacherous to go under and look for him", Acevedo said. "We've had armed robbers going around yesterday robbing our community, victimizing them again - Harvey wasn't enough", Acevedo said, calling the perpetrators "lowlives" (sic) and promising: "We're coming after you, so good luck". (more...)
No. 2 Ohio State No. 2 Ohio State
- August 31, 2017

You just don't see it all the time , a group as a whole that works as hard as they do. Smith made his decision shortly before his Wayne squad faced off against Pennsylvania power Pine-Richland and Notre Dame-committed quarterback Phil Jurkovec. (more...)
Nadal says it's noisy under US Open roof, despite changes Nadal says it's noisy under US Open roof, despite changes
- August 31, 2017

Nadal closed out the second set 6-2 with an ace, and there was no way back for Lajovich as Nadal forged ahead to wrap up the win 6-2 in the third after 2 hours and 16 minutes on court. Zverev won the Rogers Cup tournament in Montreal earlier this summer, defeating Federer in the final in straight sets. "You see other sports where suspensions aren't almost as long, so I think she's paid her dues and I think the sport, especially on the women's side, needs her back, especially with Serena ... (more...)
Zverev rues missed opportunity after US Open exit Zverev rues missed opportunity after US Open exit
- August 31, 2017

In the fourth set, serving at 5-6, Coric fell behind, 0-40, to give Zverev three set points. It's a big one to get through. "I'm having a good year, but my Grand Slam year hasn't been so good". But I won't. It's just as simple as that'. Zverev's defeat leaves 2014 champion and Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic , a 6-3 6-3 6-3 victor over Florian Mayer in round two, as the highest seed in the bottom half. (more...)
Rafael Nadal sends out warning to rest of the US Open draw Rafael Nadal sends out warning to rest of the US Open draw
- August 31, 2017

Top seed Rafael Nadal began his quest for a third US Open tennis title by defeating Serbia's Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (8-6), 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the second round. "We are all interested to see if she can bounce back from her 15-month suspension. When I was 18, 19, 20, they were OK", the 31-year-old told InStyle at the 2017 Palace Invitational with Venus Williams last week. (more...)
Japan qualify for Russian Federation 2018 World Cup after victory over Australia Japan qualify for Russian Federation 2018 World Cup after victory over Australia
- August 31, 2017

Postecoglou said the prospect of beating Japan away will be meaningful to his team, and not just because victory Thursday will punch Australia's ticket to Russian Federation. "Our intent is to dominate the game", Postecoglou told the massive media contingent ahead of tonight's game. Japan also had some notable players missing however, after Shinji Kagawa, Keisuke Honda and Shinji Okazaki - who are three of the country's best players - were all named to start on the bench for the game. (more...)
'16 champ Kerber exits at rainy US Open; Federer edges teen '16 champ Kerber exits at rainy US Open; Federer edges teen
- August 31, 2017

Federer meanwhile was made to work to reach the second round by American world number 70 Frances Tiafoe , who took the 19-times Grand Slam victor the distance at Flushing Meadows. I felt like the energy was back in the building again. "I always knew I was going to come in rusty or not great". The fourth set was maybe a pity that I couldn't get in the driver's seat early but Frances fought well. (more...)
John McEnroe defends timing of Andy Murray's US Open withdrawal John McEnroe defends timing of Andy Murray's US Open withdrawal
- August 31, 2017

Federer , who lost a set in a first-round encounter at Flushing Meadows for the first time since 2003, struggled with timing and his movement during large spells of the absorbing encounter, but his experience proved pivotal in securing a 4-6 6-2 6-1 1-6 6-4 victory. (more...)