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Tour de France 2018

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I'm very happy. It's insane. "Being on the podium with Geraint is a dream". Demare finished 147th on Tuesday and 145th on Wednesday, losing more than an hour to Thomas and the race leaders, before grabbing his second career Tour stage win Thursday. Read More »

Chelsea spooks Real Madrid with €200 million demand for Eden Hazard

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Liverpool stole a march on Chelsea by signing Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker, who was the first choice to work under new manager Maurizio Sarri , but now Pickford is the favoured option. Leicester City's Kasper Schmeicel and Stoke City's Jack Butland are also believed to be on the club's shortlist. Many even tipped Pickford to be awarded the tournament's Golden Glove award in recognition of his contributions, only to be pipped by Thibaut Courtois , the man he could be set to replace at ... Read More »

Asia Cup 2018: Virender Sehwag lashes out at scheduling

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Sehwag, while talking to India TV, was extremely disappointed with Team India playing back to back games . But will Kohli and his men accept the challenge to play on two consecutive days amid the harsh summers of Dubai? On the other hand, Pakistan will have a two-day period of rest. Read More »

Dumoulin furious as motorbike 'paces' rival to Tour stage win

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Four-time Tour de France victor Chris Froome was upended by a French policeman and taken off of his bike during stage 17 of the race. While Sky's Geraint Thomas has a comfortable lead of 2:05 over Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin in the overall classification and looks likely to wear the maillot jaune into Paris on Sunday as the victor of this year's Tour, Pierre Latour's lead in the best young rider's competition looks even more assured. Read More »

Emery Impressed with Iwobi... confirms Nigerian's new Arsenal Contract

Emery has wasted no time leaving his mark on the Gunners following some swift transfer activity to overhaul the Arsenal squad. Arsenal players that participated in the FIFA World Cup like Mesut Ozil , Mohammed Elneny and Alex Iwobi did not take part in the match against Atletico Madrid but they fans will be hoping to see them today because they missed their services on Thursday. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard revelation made over chances of staying with Toronto Raptors

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Comparing the Lucic deal and the DeRozan trade isn't the strongest parallel, especially when you consider the fact that Lucic was never promised by the Bruins that they wouldn't trade him, as DeRozan reportedly was by the Raptors . He asked me, 'How are you going to use me? "If you're Masai Ujiri , you took that risk hoping that you could convince Kawhi that Toronto would be the place for him". Read More »

Mourinho confident of signing reliable defender, £70m seals move

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Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian has conceded that he could return to Italy during the ongoing transfer window. Smalling, specifically, has cause for concern for if reports are to be believed, United are preparing a mammoth £70 million bid for his compatriot and Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire . Read More »

Arsenal boss Unai Emery: Everyone begins with clean slate

However, whatever the former PSG and Sevilla man has done so far has impressed former Arsenal star and legend Robert Pires. The Jamaica worldwide is keen to leave the Bundesliga club this summer and is looking to force a move through to the Premier League, thought to be his preferred destination. Read More »

Chelsea Superstar Agrees Personal Term With Real Madrid

Everton are likely to resist any approach for the man they signed for £30m from Sunderland last summer, with the 24-year-old one of England's standout players as they progressed to the World Cup semi-finals. "So I don't want to be anywhere else". BST: Welcome to Saturday's Transfer Talk live blog - we start with a report in the Daily Star that Manchester United will have to pay £80m to Leicester if they want to sign defender Harry Maguire . Read More »

Serena Williams accuses anti-doping authorities of 'discrimination'

Serena Williams gestures during the women's singles final match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018. "I'm excited", Williams tweeted on Tuesday. On the other hand, Williams is also the most drug-tested athlete, by far, in the entire sport, and this includes the men's and women's circuit. She is set to play the Rogers Cup in Montreal on August 3. Read More »

Another Man United Player Declares He Wants To Leave The Club

The Manchester United manager hasn't been afraid to criticise the former Southampton defender over the past 24 months due to Shaw's inconsistent performances. "If I came out and said what he said, they would question me and I would be criticised everywhere". "If not, I need to look at myself and maybe find another solution". Read More »

Big-spending Liverpool's ambition is nothing new, says Klopp

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Speaking after his side defeated AC Milan in a penalty shootout during their U.S. tour on Wednesday night, Mourinho remembered how Klopp once criticized Manchester United for spending around 100 million euros on Paul Pogba . "If you put all of the situations of Ramos together - and I've watched football since I was five-years-old - then you will see a lot of situations with Ramos", stressed Klopp. Read More »

New Liverpool keeper Alisson desperate to play, says Klopp

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Los Che, who are keen to bolster their attacking options have now been labelled with interest, however, we understand that a reported £27m move - may be out of their price range. " It is nice we are going to be on the same team , although the other teams in Italy are not so happy about that". "You're hoping this cloud over Liverpool about the goalkeepers will disappear now, he could save the team 10-15 points a season because of how good he is'". Read More »

4-Star Florida Gators Freshman Charged With Two Felonies

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Back in May , Watkins was arrested for allegedly breaking a female's phone. The 5-foot-11, 172-pound freshman's nearly certainly not going to be active to open the season in Gainesville after his latest legal troubles. This is not Watkins' first brush up with the law, in May in Marion County Watkins allegedly followed a female to a gas station, where she alleges he kicked her auto and then broke her phone. Read More »

Aaron Judge injury: Yankees star leaves after HBP

And that's rough for the Yankees' Al East title hopes. However, they play in the same division as a Boston Red Sox team that is 4.5 games better at 71-33. Given the proximity of the fracture to Judge's hamate bone, the 2017 AL MVP runner up could've faced a considerably more significant stay on the disabled list and surgical fix if the pitch had caused a hamate fracture. Read More »

'On fire': Some Manchester United fans react to Alexis Sanchez's latest performance

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But City were pegged back within six minutes after Mohamed Salah came off the bench and equalised, before Mane converted a spot-kick at the death. The defender has joined up with City in the US after winning the World Cup with France. Mourinho has already secured the signature of three players and is hoping to make two more signings before the transfer window closes. 'But we are going to adapt, it's a simple as that. Read More »

DeMar DeRozan feels mistreated in wake of Raptors trade to Spurs

What I meant to this city. "From Day 1 my whole mindset and approach to the game, being in Toronto, was I wanted to change that whole narrative to that whole organization. It showed when I went out there and played. But as Lowe also mentioned, the Spurs aren't willing to go into a full rebuild at this point, which would explain their decision to take Toronto's offer which centered around DeMar DeRozan . Read More »

Manchester United star set to leave Old Trafford

If I stay, I stay and I do what I did up until now". Darmian moved to Manchester United as after impressing for Italy at the 2014 World Cup, and would make 39 appearances for the club during his debut campaign under Louis van Gaal. "I think I've been unlucky because I've had a few ups and downs with different managers and sometimes people don't think I'm as fit as I am". "Thank you Lord for giving me a second lovely child in good health", he wrote. Read More »

Mourinho: Klopp has to deliver after spending spree

Mourinho also poked fun at Klopp after the German questioned the purchase of Paul Pogba from Juventus in 2016 for a then world-record fee that could rise to £94m. "But maybe this season finally you [the media] demand that they win". Speaking after Man United's penalty shooutout victory over AC Milan in the International Champions Cup, Mourinho said that although Liverpool have done very well in the market this summer, the demand for success is now impossible to avoid. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo sentenced to 24 months over tax evasion

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The 33-year-old former Real Madrid striker, who has moved to Juventus, appeared in court last July near Madrid to answer four counts of tax evasion. He is alleged to have used companies in low-tax foreign jurisdictions - notably the British Virgin Islands and Ireland - to avoid having to pay the tax otherwise due. Read More »

SL encounter to kick-start 2018 Asia Cup

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Group A consists of India , Pakistan and a qualifier while Group B has Sri Lanka , Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Meanwhile, the other group features Sri Lanka , Bangladesh and Afghanistan. So far, Pakistan have been the dominant force in the UAE, winning 19 matches. The Indian team may possibly test their bench strength to the full extent as the tournament will be commencing shortly after the team finishes the long England series. Read More »

International News Manchester United ace wants to leave 17 hours ago

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Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840. "I think that when that becomes clear it is right that, with the right offer, you accept it", the Portuguese commented. Jose Mourinho Punching Bag Luke Shaw is determined to make something of his Man United career this season. 'I would have walked away already and allowed the club to pursue someone else. Read More »

Cubs Acquire Cole Hamels From Rangers

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The Brewers are two and a half games back. The Cubs scratched Class-A Myrtle Beach right-hander Rollie Lacy , who could be part of the deal, from his start Thursday evening. In his last home start for Texas before the deadline, Hamels allowed seven runs on Monday night against Oakland. As Cubs manager Joe Maddon addressed the media after the Cubs' big ninth-inning comeback to beat the Diamondbacks 7-6 on Thursday, team president Theo Epstein walked through the adjoining hallway and ... Read More »

Tour de France rider reveals brutal injuries from horror crash

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The Frenchman said he was also inspired by comments made by German rival Andre Greipel , who accused him of holding on to a vehicle to make it through the mountains. The team did a lot of work, but unfortunately, I did not have the fastest legs and that's it. "I think we are expecting the worst and hoping for the best", he added. Read More »

Liverpool’s Klopp appeals for calm as excitement mounts over signings

Liverpool are buzzing with optimism ahead of the 2018/19 season amidst a very successful transfer window, which has so far seen Naby Keïta, Fabinho , Xherdan Shaqiri and, more recently, Alisson Becker sign for the club. Last season, the Merseyside club won just eight of their first 15 Premier League games and recorded the same total number of wins in their last 15. Read More »