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Croatia | Russia | Putin | Croatian president Croatia | Russia | Putin | Croatian president
- July 18, 2018

Among those who showed vast joy in their valiant performance was their head of state, President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. From Montenegro and Serbia in the east and Slovenia in the west, people in Croatia's neighboring countries were split over whether to support Croatia or France in the soccer tournament's final match, reflecting the persistent divisions. (more...)
Chelsea Considering Re-Signing Former Player In Surprising Transfer Chelsea Considering Re-Signing Former Player In Surprising Transfer
- July 18, 2018

The Mirror claim Chelsea are desperate to beat Liverpool to the signing of Alisson and are prepared to offer Roma £70m. Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois could reportedly complete his proposed move to European champions Real Madrid in the coming days. (more...)
Alexis Sánchez misses the start of Manchester United’s American tour Alexis Sánchez misses the start of Manchester United’s American tour
- July 18, 2018

One of Jose Mourinho's chief objectives before the start of the new campaign is to ensure Alexis Sanchez looks more like the player he was for Arsenal in a Manchester United shirt. The BBC reported that Sanchez, who was training with United last week after a summer break without any World Cup action, was working with his lawyers to secure entry to the U.S. (more...)
Liverpool make £62m bid for Roma's Alisson Becker - here's the current situation Liverpool make £62m bid for Roma's Alisson Becker - here's the current situation
- July 18, 2018

He played in all five of Brazil's games at this summer's World Cup , keeping three clean sheets. Chelsea , however, don't appear to be set on specifically signing Alisson . The newspaper says that Chelsea - who have also been strongly linked with Alisson recently - are reluctant to pay that kind of money for the goalkeeper but Liverpool's offer will force them to show their hand. (more...)
Wenger Admits To Being A 'Prisoner Of His Own Challenge' At Arsenal Wenger Admits To Being A 'Prisoner Of His Own Challenge' At Arsenal
- July 17, 2018

This his answer, when he was asked what the biggest mistake of his career was, will a strike chord with the Arsenal community. I'm someone who likes new things, likes change. thinking, 'Should I play this one or that one?" The Frenchman, who coached Ligue 1 side Monaco, among other clubs, before his time in England, spent 22 years at the north London club after taking charge of them in 1996. (more...)
Amazon's Prime Day Launch Experienced Some Technical Problems Amazon's Prime Day Launch Experienced Some Technical Problems
- July 17, 2018

Something went wrong on our end". While the site seemed to be up and running again within an hour or so for most people, social media exploded with disappointment at opening Amazon's website and finding the dogs instead of deals. Good luck Prime shoppers! Here are the absolute best deals and promotions being made available to Prime members in the UK. After investing a reported $3.1 million this year into building awareness through television ads for Prime Day, Amazon is estimated to ... (more...)
Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major
- July 17, 2018

You're going to have breaks and bounces that go against you. And I think that's the fun challenge of it. "Distance becomes a moot point". "There are going to be some scores out there to be had, especially early in the week if the winds aren't too strong". (more...)
Raptors Reportedly in the 'Driver's Seat' to Score Kawhi Leonard
- July 17, 2018

But the Toronto Raptors emerged as surprise favourites to sign the 2014 NBA Finals MVP last week and Windhorst believes they are the only team now eyeing a trade with San Antonio. Wojnarowski reported Leonard still insists on being traded to the Los Angeles Lakers and could use the camp to showcase he is fully healthy from a quadriceps injury that forced him to miss 73 regular season games and the playoffs. (more...)
Truex wins first stage at Kentucky Speedway Truex wins first stage at Kentucky Speedway
- July 17, 2018

Matt Kenseth 18. Kyle Larson 19. Keselowski had won at Kentucky in 2012, 2014 and 2016. Martin Truex Jr. has won the first stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway. "We've been strong here the last couple of years and hopefully we can figure out how to race up front again all night tomorrow night and have a shot at winning at the end". (more...)
Real Madrid 'on verge of completing Thibaut Courtois deal'
- July 17, 2018

And he certainly did that, scoring three goals and recording four assists as the Red Devils narrowly lost in the semi-final to France - eventually finishing third after beating England. He could fit in any team in the world'. "He is a player who has maturity and a lot of leadership". However, he insists he could see out the previous year of his deal depending on how Chelsea deal with the situation. (more...)
NBA Trade Grades: Kings, Grizzlies swapping Garrett Temple for Ben McLemore NBA Trade Grades: Kings, Grizzlies swapping Garrett Temple for Ben McLemore
- July 17, 2018

Per the Daily Memphian's Chris Herrington , Sacramento will also receive a 2021 second round pick in the deal. The question is, how will Temple bolster the Grizzlies' playoff hopes, and what on earth are the Kings doing (an evergreen question at this point)? The Kings have turned over their roster nearly completely since he was first drafted there and also have changed coaches and brought in an influx of young talent - including former KU point guard Frank Mason III and recent No. (more...)
Transfer: How Ronaldo stopped Bales' movement to Manchester United Transfer: How Ronaldo stopped Bales' movement to Manchester United
- July 17, 2018

The Welshman started on the bench against Liverpool in the Champions League final but he made the difference for the eventual champions. Football365 claim Bale will hold talks with new boss Julen Lopetegui this week to discuss his future but with Madrid nearly certain to sign another superstar to replace Cristiano Ronaldo following his move to Juventus, the former Spurs attacker will no doubt be concerned over his role this coming season. (more...)
President Macron 'dabs' to celebrate France World Cup win
- July 17, 2018

According to the Irish Mirror , 292 people were taken into custody across France following the team's win. They sang the French national anthem , set off firecrackers and sounded horns until the sun rose. There were also photos of the team holding and kissing the winning trophy in the rain. The mostly youthful, diverse team represents a generation with which traditionalists have yet to come to terms. (more...)
Thierry Henry quits pundit role to focus on coaching Thierry Henry quits pundit role to focus on coaching
- July 17, 2018

Henry said on social media: "Over the last four years I have had some extremely rewarding coaching experiences in football ". 'I would like to thank everyone at Sky for making me feel so welcome and at ease throughout my time with them and I wish them all the best for the future. (more...)
New team emerges as Las Vegas favorite to land Kawhi Leonard
- July 17, 2018

And another turn was added on Thursday when OddsShark declared the Toronto Raptors as even-money favorites to land the services of the Spurs superstar for the upcoming season. With Leonard reportedly seeking a trade from the franchise that helped build him into a two-time All-Star and two-time Defensive Player of the Year, speculation continues to swirl as to where the now 27-year-old Leonard will be playing when the 2018-19 season commences. (more...)
Derby close in on loan deal for 'golden' Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount
- July 17, 2018

Chelsea and England have high hopes for Mount, who won the UEFA European Under-19 Championship in 2017 and was invited by Gareth Southgate to train with the senior squad prior to the World Cup. Wilson is the youngest player to ever represent Wales, at 16 years and 208 days old, and went on to score his first worldwide goal in their 6-0 win over China in March. (more...)
Sean Cox regains consciousness in Beamount Hospital Sean Cox regains consciousness in Beamount Hospital
- July 17, 2018

A sales director with Precision Cables, Cox's profession would have natural links with the site that produces 'a bi-monthly magazine that is distributed throughout the electrical installation industry in the Republic of Ireland'. They asked people to keep Mr Cox in their prayers. He was put into an induced coma after suffering a bleed to his brain. Mr. Cox's story received widespread attention from around the world, with over €90,000 raised to cover his medical costs. (more...)
Manchester United squad hold first training session in Los Angeles Manchester United squad hold first training session in Los Angeles
- July 17, 2018

The 24-year-old committed the most fouls of any player in Croatia's run to the final, his superb volley set them on their way to a 3-0 win against Argentina. Perisic scored in the final, leveling for his side after Mario Mandzukic had scored an own goal to give France the lead, before they eventually succumbed to a 4-2 defeat. (more...)
Phillies close to acquiring Manny Machado in trade Phillies close to acquiring Manny Machado in trade
- July 17, 2018

So with the July 31 trade deadline right around the corner, here are three reasons why a trade for Machado would be ideal for the Phillies at this very moment in the 2018 season to give them a better chance of continuing to be a contender. (more...)
Putin 'proud' of Russia's handling of World Cup Putin 'proud' of Russia's handling of World Cup
- July 17, 2018

France was the ultimate victor in the 2018 World Cup , but its footwear and uniform outfitter, Nike, also came away with major success in the tournament. Not many have forgotten the first French win 20 years ago, when it hosted the World Cup and drubbed favourites Brazil, leading to mammoth crowds converging on the Champs-Elysees to celebrate the victory. (more...)
Journalist bravely confronts Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin Journalist bravely confronts Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin
- July 17, 2018

That's the sick burn dropped by the Hollywood star and former governor of California on President Trump following his widely criticized press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin . Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, who has bristled with Trump, said he "did not think this was a good moment for our country". Meanwhile, Putin, in an interview with Fox News , appeared to ratify the widespread impression that he was the big victor from the summit with Trump. (more...)
Overland Park native Jack Sock wins second Wimbledon doubles title Overland Park native Jack Sock wins second Wimbledon doubles title
- July 17, 2018

Bryan now has four Wimbledon men's doubles title, while Sock has two of them in his collection. Michael Venus and Raven Klaasen have finished runners-up in the men's doubles at Wimbledon, falling to American duo Mike Bryan and Jack Sock in a five-set thriller. (more...)
Usain Bolt may play football trial in Australia Usain Bolt may play football trial in Australia
- July 17, 2018

In May, Bolt trained with Norwegian team Strømsgodset and he trialled with German side Borussia Dortmund in March, although neither offered him a contract. "The most important thing is we wait to find out and see how good a footballer he is first", Mr Mielekamp said. "He may be playing in the A-League this season". (more...)
Shaqiri: I'm very happy to be in Liverpool Shaqiri: I'm very happy to be in Liverpool
- July 17, 2018

Now, Liverpool supporters know nothing is official until you see a player leaning on something at Melwood, but the Swiss Football Association have bizarrely jumped the gun and announced the transfer themselves. Shaqiri started all of Switzerland's games at this year's World Cup , where they lost to Sweden in the last 16, and has scored 21 goals in 74 games for his country, including a last-minute victor against Serbia in the group stage in Russian Federation. (more...)
Arsenal sponsorship deal 'hit by Chinese fraud' Arsenal sponsorship deal 'hit by Chinese fraud'
- July 17, 2018

It said: 'Recently, BYD Company Limited noticed that some media published or reproduced false reports about the Company, which involved misinterpretation of the Statement on Conducting Related Businesses by Li Juan and Other Related Persons through Illegal Use of the Name of BYD released by the Company on 12 July 2018 and distortion of facts. (more...)

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