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"I won’t go" - Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea stay
- August 20, 2018

The Blues made Kepa the most expensive goalkeeper in the world on the final day of the Premier League's summer transfer window. I could have gone back to Spain or Italy, all the people believe in me there but I want to change all the things here. (more...)
Kane ends August drought as Spurs secure second win Kane ends August drought as Spurs secure second win
- August 20, 2018

Despite not making any signings this summer, Spurs have won their opening two games of the Premier League season in impressive fashion. Goals from Kieran Trippier and Harry Kane in the final 20 minutes earned the three points for his side at Wembley after Aleksandar Mitrovic had cancelled out Lucas Moura's first-half strike. (more...)
Son's Asian Games hopes rocked by minnows Malaysia Son's Asian Games hopes rocked by minnows Malaysia
- August 20, 2018

The Young Tigers' surprise win has assured them of a place in the round of 16 and a top place finish in Group E regardless of their final matchday result against Bahrain, so it is likely that Kim Swee will bench most of his key players, alongside Syahmi, on Monday. (more...)
Winx beats record with 26th straight win Winx beats record with 26th straight win
- August 20, 2018

Bought for $230,000 at the 2013 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale Winx has won $19m after claiming her 19th Group 1 Victory today. The seven-year-old Winx will now be aimed towards an unprecedented fourth Cox Plate win in a row in a campaign that could push her consecutive wins up to 30. (more...)
"It concerns us" - All Blacks rattled by Ryan Crotty concussion
- August 20, 2018

Do I have headache?' Check it out below and let us know in the comments whether you think it was unfair. Pocock, on the comeback trial to worldwide rugby, has made stances over human rights, environmental and animal welfare issues and is acknowledged as one of the nicest guys in the game - as one of the most competitive in his combative back row position. (more...)
Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri
- August 20, 2018

Chelsea have now won both games under new manager Maurizio Sarri while Arsenal have suffered back-to-back defeats under Arsene Wenger's successor, Unai Emery. The former Napoli coach was asked whether he wanted a cigarette as Chelsea struggled at the end of the second half, but indicated that now may be the time for him to give up smoking. (more...)
Guelph IndyCar driver suffers Guelph IndyCar driver suffers "orthopedic injuries" in racetrack crash
- August 20, 2018

Wickens launched over Hunter-Reay's auto and sailed into the catchfence, where the main body of his IndyCar spun several times before landing back onto the track in pieces. "Just a awful exchange altogether. Hopefully we'll see him back in the vehicle soon". Rossi finished nearly 4.5 seconds clear of Will Power, who was looking to win his third straight race at Pocono and become the first driver to win three straight 500-mile races since Bobby Unser in 1981. (more...)
Manchester City documentary was not disrespectful - Pep Guardiola Manchester City documentary was not disrespectful - Pep Guardiola
- August 20, 2018

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has shrugged off criticism from Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho regarding the club's new behind-the-scenes documentary. It was that bad for United and not even a 94th-minute penalty converted by Pogba after Duffy went into Fellaini could change it. Indeed, they have not won away from home in the top flight since last November. (more...)
Ben Stokes ‘owes many an apology’, says Michael Vaughan Ben Stokes ‘owes many an apology’, says Michael Vaughan
- August 19, 2018

Former England captain Michael Vaughan says all-rounder Ben Stokes "does not deserve" a warm reception from England fans in the third Test against India on Saturday. Ali who was knocked unconscious and suffered a fractured eye socket said in his evidence he remained in the care of a surgeon and still suffered from double vision. (more...)
Jeanie Buss: 'They're Not Laker Fans if They're Not Happy About LeBron' Jeanie Buss: 'They're Not Laker Fans if They're Not Happy About LeBron'
- August 19, 2018

Daryl Morey has given more material for people to debate on, and as LeBron James enters the final stage of his National Basketball Association career, all of the voices in favour of LeBron James are bound to get louder and louder. He has been able to help build a strong young core of players with a great draft in 2017, which was his first as the President. James is now set to embark on this next chapter of his career where he has a chance to add to his legacy with the Lakers . (more...)
Mourinho mocks Amazon and Man City: Where's my royalties?! Mourinho mocks Amazon and Man City: Where's my royalties?!
- August 19, 2018

However, speaking at a press conference following Sunday's 6-1 win over Huddersfield , Guardiola rejected Mourinho's accusation. Pogba scored a late, late penalty after Duffy's foul on Fellaini, but the Seagulls saw out the remaining time to beat United at home for the second successive season. (more...)
PawSox Plan To Leave Rhode Island For Worcester, Massachusetts PawSox Plan To Leave Rhode Island For Worcester, Massachusetts
- August 19, 2018

The Boston Red Sox Triple-A affiliate is moving from Pawtucket to Worcester as part of a multi-million dollar redevelopment project, officials announced Friday. "I mean, they are 37 and 40 now", he said. PawSox officials said in July 2017 they would field offers from other cities interested in helping them build a new stadium after they failed to reach an agreement to remain in Pawtucket. (more...)
Jose Mourinho fumes at Manchester City documentary: 'You can not buy class' Jose Mourinho fumes at Manchester City documentary: 'You can not buy class'
- August 19, 2018

Mourinho made Pogba captain for United's season opener with Leicester City last weekend and the Portuguese manager insists that he can not ask more of him this season. " Bernardo Silva can play a bit deeper, [Phil] Foden can play in positions, [Ilkay] Gundogan can play in positions". He was superb in the Community Shield win over Chelsea and opening league victory at Arsenal, with his performance in the Wembley curtain-raiser hailed as a "masterpiece" by Guardiola . (more...)
Hart turns in vintage display for Clarets in Saints draw Hart turns in vintage display for Clarets in Saints draw
- August 19, 2018

However, as ever, Sean Dyche's side were organised and tough to break down - they totally limited the amount of involvement that Ryan Bertrand and Cedric Soares had as wing-backs and as a result Mark Hughes switched his side to a more generic 4-4-2 just before the hour. (more...)
Fury plans to put on a cracking show for Belfast-bound Wilder Fury plans to put on a cracking show for Belfast-bound Wilder
- August 19, 2018

But Wilder, who will be ringside in his role as a television analyst, is the real target for Fury. But yesterday Fury said of the American: 'If I come through this, then Wilder has the chance to fight me for the lineal championship. "Let's face it, he's not fought anybody". "I study my heavyweights and I know he's fought some good men". "What's concerning me is my legs looking very long and slender", Fury said this week. (more...)
Rishabh Pant creates history on Test debut at Trent Bridge Rishabh Pant creates history on Test debut at Trent Bridge
- August 19, 2018

While Kohli missed out on another Test century, the captain's knock helped him set yet another record. As well as India competed in the thrilling first Test at Edgbaston , their capitulation in the second at Lord's raised fears the remainder of the series would be one-sided. (more...)
Fury's father restrained as Wilder crashes Pianeta weigh Fury's father restrained as Wilder crashes Pianeta weigh
- August 19, 2018

It is on. This fight is official. "I can't wait to fight you because I am going to knock you out". This year he can add the WBC title to his list of accomplishments if he beats the 32 year old Wilder who is also unbeaten at 40-0 and most importantly, an eye-catching 39 knockouts. (more...)
Pep Guardiola To City Team 16 Points Ahead: ‘Tired? F**k You’
- August 19, 2018

With 19 points to catch up from last season the Red Devils will have a lot to do this season but will their fans care if they park the bus if they manage to topple their local rivals? Yet even amid the bewildering array of midfield talent that Guardiola still has at his disposal with the likes of Ilkay Gundogan, Fabian Delph and Mahrez on board, Bernardo Silva had already staked his claim to taking the reins. (more...)
Josh Gordon makes surprise announcement, will report to Browns after long absence Josh Gordon makes surprise announcement, will report to Browns after long absence
- August 19, 2018

Equally, if not more, important is Gordon's emotional well-being. I think Josh understands that, and I think he is willing to do that and that will happen over time. Browns head coach Hue Jackson said Josh Gordon never lost his trust, but the wide receiver will need to meet the organization's expectations going forward. (more...)
Lionel MESSI scores sensational free kick in FC Barcelona win against Alaves Lionel MESSI scores sensational free kick in FC Barcelona win against Alaves
- August 19, 2018

Many were surprised at Valverde's decision to drop the Barcelona No 7, particularly given how he impressed towards the tail end of last season. Martinez, who joined Inter Milan from Racing earlier this summer, and Simeone, the Spain-born striker who plays for Fiorentina, are included up front alongside Paolo Dybala, Angel Correa and Cristian Pavon. (more...)
Arsenal confident of tying down Ramsey Arsenal confident of tying down Ramsey
- August 19, 2018

Interest in Arsenal's contract rebel Aaron Ramsey is increasing with Barcelona , Lazio and the Chinese Super League all circling. Chelsea held talks with Liverpool target Nabil Fekir, over the summer but opted against signing the France global. (more...)
Everton deny Man Utd’s accusations of paying excessive agents’ fees Everton deny Man Utd’s accusations of paying excessive agents’ fees
- August 19, 2018

Everton saw off interest from United and Lyon to sign Mina, the Colombia global defender, on deadline day for £30.25m plus £1.5m add-ons. United have since come out and indicated that the reason they didn't land the towering defender was because the Toffees usurped them on his agent's commission. (more...)
Tyson Fury sees off Pianeta then confirms Deontay Wilder fight
- August 19, 2018

It will be a great fight when it happens and I am looking forward to it'. "This is on, this fight is official". "I can't wait to fight you because I am going to knock you out". "I went 10 rounds with a good, tough man who was quite durable". We were happy with the performance. I thought that was a step-up and a better boxing display. (more...)
Everton's Yerry Mina out Richarlison fit for Southampton clash Everton's Yerry Mina out Richarlison fit for Southampton clash
- August 19, 2018

Ings had been a consistent threat and he was left in acres of space to sweep home Mario Lemina's flick-on from James Ward-Prowse's corner nine minutes after the restart. He said: "We had good chances - I thought Danny had missed a clear-cut chance and hit the bar, but it was a great save so credit to the lad, and I thought he was lucky to stay on later in the game with his challenge on Danny because I felt he followed through and should've been sent off". (more...)
Toni Kroos says Mesut Ozil's racism claims are ''nonsense'' Toni Kroos says Mesut Ozil's racism claims are ''nonsense''
- August 19, 2018

The Real Madrid star said: "Basically Mesut is a deserved worldwide and as a player he deserved a better departure". The meeting was quickly condemned by figures in Germany , and Ozil believes it was used as a means to criticise him for perceived poor performances during the tournament in Russian Federation, which saw the holders eliminated in the group stage. (more...)
Arsenal players must pass ball to Mesut Özil more, says Unai Emery Arsenal players must pass ball to Mesut Özil more, says Unai Emery
- August 19, 2018

Calls for Leno to be brought in for the visit to Stamford Bridge to take on Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea seem to have been ignored by Emery though, as he's confirmed that Cech will retain his place between the sticks against his former club. (more...)
Chievo v Juventus 18 August 2018 Chievo v Juventus 18 August 2018
- August 19, 2018

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo jumps as he reaches for the ball during the Serie A soccer match between Chievo Verona and Juventus, at the Bentegodi Stadium in Verona, Italy, Saturday, Aug. It got worse for Juventus when their former player Giaccherini was tripped by Joao Cancelo and converted the penalty against his former club to give Chievo a shock lead in the 56th minute. (more...)
Ben Stokes catches Virat Kohli after India fightback
- August 19, 2018

The skipper was circumspect at first, but moved into trademark cover drives, flicks to fine leg and punishment whenever Rashid dropped short. A much better performance from Indian batsmen expect Pujara, who must be kicking himself after being dismissed at the stroke of Lunch. (more...)
India race to 307 for six as Stokes flops on his return India race to 307 for six as Stokes flops on his return
- August 19, 2018

Even Hardik Pandya's dismissal at the close of play, which left India 307 for six at stumps, should not dampen his team's spirits. England skipper Joe Root won the toss and elected to field against India in the third Test at Trent Bridge on Saturday. (more...)
Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso at McLaren for 2019 Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso at McLaren for 2019
- August 19, 2018

Sainz drove for Red Bull's junior team Toro Rosso for three seasons and is now on loan at Renault , but will lose that drive because Daniel Ricciardo is quitting Red Bull to join the French manufacturer for 2019. "Finally, I'd like to thank everyone at McLaren for giving me this opportunity to fulfil a childhood dream". The Spaniard's team-mate is yet to be confirmed with Stoffel Vandoorne under pressure to keep his seat and Formula 2 and McLaren junior driver Lando Norris also ... (more...)

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