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Liverpool Complete Signing Of Naby Keita For Next Season Liverpool Complete Signing Of Naby Keita For Next Season
- August 31, 2017

Liverpool have confirmed the agreement of a club-record deal to sign RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita next summer. The 22-year-old has always been linked with a move to Anfield throughout the summer transfer window. The England worldwide has played every game of Arsenal's so far, including Sunday's 4-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield . Austrian global central defender Kevin Wimmer signed for Stoke City from Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday for £18 million. (more...)
Riyad Mahrez leaves Algeria camp after offers from Arsenal, Chelsea and Barcelona Riyad Mahrez leaves Algeria camp after offers from Arsenal, Chelsea and Barcelona
- August 31, 2017

The report claims that Arsenal and Chelsea are also still interested in signing the player, but could lose out to Barcelona , whose interest has turned Mahrez's head. Arsenal have brought in just two players in Sead Kolasinac and Alexandre Lacazette this summer, but the deadline-day could be frantic with the Gunners said to be eyeing potential recruits in the forward department. (more...)
Chandimal ruled out of ODI series Chandimal ruled out of ODI series
- August 31, 2017

Akila Dananjaya (2/38) bowled well for the hosts. Addressing the media, Ranatunga spoke about the Pallekele incident, where spectators had thrown plastic bottles into the ground during the third one-day global (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and India on Sunday. (more...)
Irving-Thomas trade complete: What it took to get it done Irving-Thomas trade complete: What it took to get it done
- August 31, 2017

Thomas suffered a season ending hip injury in last season's Eastern Conference Finals and his decision to not have surgery posed concerns for the Cavaliers that Thomas could miss significant time to start the season. "I'm going to be back, and I'm going to be the same player again", Thomas told ESPN . Beginning with the declaration that "I'm not damaged", Thomas insisted he will return to the form that produced the second-highest single-season scoring average (28.9) in Celtics history. (more...)
Manchester City and Arsenal can both win in this swap deal Manchester City and Arsenal can both win in this swap deal
- August 31, 2017

City chiefs will table another straight cash offer for Sanchez just 24 hours after their first £50m bid was rejected. Sanchez has entered the final year of his contract at the Emirates Stadium and Arsenal's resolve is being tested by their Premier League rivals ahead of Thursday's transfer deadline. (more...)
Why Saina's bronze should be as celebrated as Sindhu's silver Why Saina's bronze should be as celebrated as Sindhu's silver
- August 31, 2017

Prior to their World Championship final, Sindhu and Okuhara enjoyed a 3-3 head-to-head record and the tie could have headed either way on Sunday. At 22, Sindhu has four medals from global tournaments, including a silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics, besides the various Superseries and Grand Prix titles, but the hunger is still on. (more...)
Root defends declaration after Headingley defeat Root defends declaration after Headingley defeat
- August 31, 2017

Earlier West Indies held their nerve to beat England while a spirited Bangladesh came back from behind to defeat Australia for the first time ever on Wednesday. "To bat first, win the toss and only make what we did was not anywhere near what we're capable of. It proves that if. you stick to your plan. and you keep working. (more...)
Zlatan knows I only play the best, says Mourinho Zlatan knows I only play the best, says Mourinho
- August 31, 2017

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is keeping an open mind about when Zlatan Ibrahimovic might be available to make his return to action for the club. "I don't even ask, speak about it or with the medical team about it". He had success at Man United, goodbye. "He wants to follow his other dreams and play football at the highest level". (more...)
Christie urges NJ lawmakers to support Harvey aid despite 'hypocrite' Texas Republicans
- August 31, 2017

The 2013 bill ultimately passed by a vote of 62 to 36 in the Senate and 241 to 180 in the House . " Ted Cruz and Texas cohorts voted vs NY/NJ aid after Sandy but I'll vote for Harvey aid", King tweeted . The 2012 storm killed 150 people and caused a total of $ 50 billion in property damage according to FEMA. "It's inspiring, given it is obviously deeply traumatic to lose your home, wedding pictures, and all sorts of things that are near and dear to your heart, and yet the sentiment ... (more...)
Most in Hurricane Harvey's path have no flood insurance Most in Hurricane Harvey's path have no flood insurance
- August 31, 2017

Giving details, Insurance Information Institute's Loretta Worters said it is hard to estimate the loss as of now but a significant loss is anticipated by flood. Experts had previously predicted that reinsurance pricing would decrease by 0%-5% into 2018, however, S&P analysts believe hurricane Harvey is likely to impact pricing within the devastated Texas area among re/insurers with a high premium concentration. (more...)
Ashley Young set to stay at Manchester United this summer Ashley Young set to stay at Manchester United this summer
- August 31, 2017

Marcos Rojo will provide another quality alternative when he returns from a knee ligament injury later in the season and Mourinho is a firm admirer of 19-year-old Axel Tuanzebe. "I would say he is one of the most risky players in the Premier League". United have been in search of a wide player this summer, however, they have so far failed to lure one. (more...)
Arsenal reject £50m from Manchester City for Sanchez Arsenal reject £50m from Manchester City for Sanchez
- August 31, 2017

Abuja - English Premier League side Arsenal have rejected a £50 million bid from rivals Manchester City for Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez . The Independent (via sportsmole ) claims, a move is in the offing for Sanchez to Manchester United - and they believe that Arsenal's resolve on the player will be tested. (more...)
Frances Tiafoe 'proud' of performance against Roger Federer Frances Tiafoe 'proud' of performance against Roger Federer
- August 31, 2017

A by-product of this particular win was officially to regain the No2 ranking just eight months after he played and won the Australian Open ranked No17. 1 a year ago. The 15th seed will next meet either Tatjana Maria or Ashley Kratzer in the second round, after their match was affected by heavy rain in NY. (more...)
Manchester United Find Perfect Balance In Perfect Start To Premier League Season Manchester United Find Perfect Balance In Perfect Start To Premier League Season
- August 31, 2017

Andy Cole says rekindling the fear factor at Old Trafford is key to Manchester United's hopes of winning the Premier League . Early days, perhaps, but heady ones all the same for Jose Mourinho's side, who made it three wins out of three as they go into the global break sitting top of the table. (more...)
Manchester United's Victor Lindelof admits it's tough not playing regularly Manchester United's Victor Lindelof admits it's tough not playing regularly
- August 31, 2017

Mourinho's side have been linked with Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic throughout the summer but a move for the Croatian has proved problematic. The win was United's third on the bounce which saw them go top on nine points of the league table. (more...)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Turns Down £40m Chelsea Move Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Turns Down £40m Chelsea Move
- August 31, 2017

Chelsea are also keen on Chamberlain, but like Liverpool , they are yet to make an official bid. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain would rather sign for Liverpool than Chelsea from Arsenal this summer, according to reporter Kaveh Solhekol. (more...)
Trump's response to Charlottesville violence Trump's response to Charlottesville violence
- August 31, 2017

Though, Tillerson and Cohn's berating of Trump's comments was uncalled for, they were not almost as sharp as some other criticisms of the president, who publicly ranted for days on how to respond to neo-Nazis and white supremacists who protested in the streets of Charlottesville and clashed with opposition protesters. (more...)
Nadal takes first step towards US Open showdown with Federer Nadal takes first step towards US Open showdown with Federer
- August 31, 2017

Tiafoe pushed Federer to a first-set tiebreaker when they faced each other in March at the Miami Masters before losing in two sets. However, Federer had too much in his locker when it got down to the decider. It was Tiafoe who cracked first in a tense finale, but the drama continued as Federer failed to convert a match point when 5-3 up, before going on to be broken back by the world number 70. (more...)
US Open: Rafael Nadal cruises past Dusan Lajovic in first round match US Open: Rafael Nadal cruises past Dusan Lajovic in first round match
- August 31, 2017

Tiafoe had broken Federer in a thrilling ninth game of the fifth set, ripping a forehand victor and then yelling to the crowd, which included his twin brother Franklin. The teenaged Tiafoe, who played with assurance in the five-set loss despite being outplayed by the world No. 3, has only advanced beyond the first round of a Slam twice. (more...)
Maria Sharapova battles through to reach US Open third round Maria Sharapova battles through to reach US Open third round
- August 31, 2017

Open after dropping the opening set of her second-round match against 59th-ranked Timea Babos of Hungary in a tiebreaker. The Russian star, who knocked out second seed Simona Halep in the first round, will face either Sofia Kenin or Sachia Vickery, both of the United States, for a place in the last 16. (more...)
Liverpool officials jet off to Monaco to complete huge deal Liverpool officials jet off to Monaco to complete huge deal
- August 31, 2017

According to French magazine Le 10 Sport , Monaco have rejected the bid as they are not interested in the Belgian striker and if they are to sell Lemar, they are only interested in a straightforward deal involving cash. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he is optimistic about his team's chances this season following their 4-0 thrashing of Arsenal last weekend. (more...)
Thiem quickly moves on as US Open play resumes Thiem quickly moves on as US Open play resumes
- August 31, 2017

Tiafoe couldn't recover, dropping serve again as Federer took the second set 6-2 to progress. Roger Federer was made to work in his first round at the US Open under the closed Arthur Ashe Stadium's roof in NY. World number one Karolina Pliskova , the runner-up in 2016, eased past Poland's Magda Linette 6-2, 6-1 on the back of eight aces and 29 winners. Having gone 0-40 down, Nadal saved the first two break points but made an unforced error on his forehand on the third. (more...)
Hamilton wins intense Belgian GP Hamilton wins intense Belgian GP
- August 31, 2017

They have shown a couple of times this season that they are willing to favour the German in order to champion his title bid, while Mercedes have allowed their drivers to race each other without issuing team orders. That's how a championship should be so I'm really looking forward to that challenge. Regarding Vettel's future, Hamilton said: "It's very highly unlikely that he'll come here". (more...)
Roger Federer vs Frances Tiafoe Roger Federer vs Frances Tiafoe
- August 31, 2017

The five-time champion goes on to face Slovenia's Blaz Kavcic or Mikhail Youzhny of Russian Federation on Thursday. "To get through a five-setter you have to be okay somehow", Federer said. When he had to come back out and serve, Tiafoe was a bit flat. He took the fourth set in just 24 minutes and, going into the decider, Federer looked in serious risky of suffering a first ever opening-round loss in NY. (more...)
Roger Federer survives US Open return in 5 sets Roger Federer survives US Open return in 5 sets
- August 31, 2017

However, Federer regained his composure to break early in the second set to move 3-1 ahead, before winning nine out of the next 10 games to take the second and third sets. I think Frances connected well. The young American, ranked 70, showed great composure to serve out the set to love but then mysteriously abandoned the tactics that had been working so well, instead choosing to rush to the net. (more...)