• Confirmed: United Have Deals In Place For 2 Players
Confirmed: United Have Deals In Place For 2 Players

Manchester United have officially announced the signing of Fred Rodrigues from Shakhtar Donetsk on a five-year deal. Jose Mourinho is in the market for at least one new midfielder as Michael Carrick has moved into a coaching role following his retirement while Marouane Fellaini is set to leave when his contract expires later this month....

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  • Ireland shooting: One dead and two hurt after horror boxing club attack
Ireland shooting: One dead and two hurt after horror boxing club attack

The father of Olympic boxing champion Katie Taylor was reportedly shot in the arm after a gunman opened fire inside his boxing club in Ireland, leaving a man dead. "We know that the gunman left the scene in a silver Volkswagen Caddy". It happened at Bray Boxing Club shortly before 7 o'clock this morning. "Another dark day for Bray".

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  • Chelsea ready to hijack Arsenal target
Chelsea ready to hijack Arsenal target

Chelsea have contacted La Liga champions Barcelona over the availability of Jasper Cillessen according to reports from Spain. The stopper is likely to get his wish granted as well, with three Premier League heavyweights, tracking his developments at Barcelona - Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal .

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  • Keys reaches first French Open quarter-final
Keys reaches first French Open quarter-final

The former World No.7 will get a chance to extend that statistic further in a bid to make her third Grand Slam semifinal, with either No.26 seed Barbora Strycova or unseeded Yulia Putintseva looming in the last eight. He'll play the second-seeded Alexander Zverev next. "It's awesome. This was always kind of the one where it was the most har...

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  • India down Kenya in Intercontinental Cup
India down Kenya in Intercontinental Cup

There were quite a few empty pockets during India's first match - a 5-0 thrashing of Chinese Taipei. Striker Jeje Lalpekhlua also had a goal sandwiched between Chhetri's second half double to lift the hosts to their second win in as many matches at the four-nation tournament.

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  • Warriors' Game 2 Win Sees NBA Finals Rise
Warriors' Game 2 Win Sees NBA Finals Rise

Tristan Thompson ended an interview early after a reporter asked if he felt helpless against basketball opponent Stephen Curry on Sunday. The two-time MVP made 11 of 26 shots and was 9 for 17 from deep. "We're enjoying the competitive environment. I don't think so", Lue said. If you win a couple more, then you're talking about a dynasty. "We...

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  • Djokovic consoles Bautista Agut after mother's death
Djokovic consoles Bautista Agut after mother's death

In 2015 Bautista Agut won his first set against Djokovic in their third match, but lost in four sets at the US Open 3-6 6-4 4-6 3-6. Verdasco , 34, earned a shock 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 6-4 win over Grigor Dimitrov - the Bulgarian fourth seed and reigning ATP World Tour Finals champion.

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  • Field of 12 for Derby at Epsom
Field of 12 for Derby at Epsom

Aidan O'Brien had five runners in the field of 12 and was seeking a record-equalling seventh Derby with unbeaten 2,000 Guineas victor Saxon Warrior . "The great thing about the team around me, especially His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, is that they are so supportive". "It is not easy to win the Derby but we have won it", Sheikh Mohammed said in a ...

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  • New Everton manager Marco Silva targets 'big-name signings'
New Everton manager Marco Silva targets 'big-name signings'

Now, Silva has told Sky Sports that whilst he will assess the options at his disposal already, he has "big names" in mind for moves to Merseyside - and in an exciting first statement of intent, he suggest that the next few days will see more and more names come to the fore as Everton targets.

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  • Tyson Fury taunts Anthony Joshua: I would beat him TOMORROW
Tyson Fury taunts Anthony Joshua: I would beat him TOMORROW

While Fury certainly remains a wild card due to his weight and mental instability, it's possible he could become Kryptonite to the current champions should he return to elite form. "A lot of these guys are saying they're the best, but I know for a fact they're not". They're sluggers and wild punchers. "I'm a lot, lot, lot, lot lighter than I wa...

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  • Neuer display was only positive in Austria defeat, fumes Kimmich
Neuer display was only positive in Austria defeat, fumes Kimmich

Austria grew into the game, while Germany became more sloppy as the action went on, and although Joachim Low's charges went ahead at the break, they were pegged back on 53 minutes. Germany's Mesut Ozil , left, vies for the ball with Austria's David Alaba during a friendly soccer match between Austria and Germany in Klagenfurt, Aust...

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  • Arsenal Emerge As Surprise Contenders To Sign Marouane Fellaini
Arsenal Emerge As Surprise Contenders To Sign Marouane Fellaini

Arsenal transfer news: How likely is Unai Emery to land superstar signings? Kristof Terreur , a Belgium journalist, had reported earlier in the day that Arsenal are in the market for a tall midfielder, and that Fellaini had been contacted by an English club who "play regularly in Europe".

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  • Duke, UNC-Michigan in ACC/Big Ten
Duke, UNC-Michigan in ACC/Big Ten

The Tigers won the only meeting between the two, 60-58, in 2018. Last season in Bloomington, the Blue Devils defeated the Hoosiers, 91-81, in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge . Guard Tyus Battle recently announced that he would return to SU after testing the waters for the NBA Draft. Virginia will play at former ACC rival Maryland in the 20th ACC-B...

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  • Guardiola handed Champions League ban
Guardiola handed Champions League ban

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been given a two-match ban, one of which is suspended for one season, for improper conduct following his dismissal in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Liverpool in April.

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  • West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini mugged at gunpoint in native Chile
West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini mugged at gunpoint in native Chile

The group were targeted nearly immediately after they left their vehicle and began to walk towards a restaurant. The thieves are believed to have robbed a handbag belonging to Pellegrini's wife, Carola Pucci , before firing at police as they escaped.

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  • Long wait over for Goldolphin as Masar wins Derby
Long wait over for Goldolphin as Masar wins Derby

I was very impressed with him at Chester and, as I said before, I think William Haggas and James Doyle is a match made in heaven. There were many who felt the jockey pinched the race from the front, but I felt he was going away again at the finish and I hope he is more amenable to restraint with that first run of the season under his belt.

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  • England show promise with Nigeria win, Germany suffer shock loss to Austria
England show promise with Nigeria win, Germany suffer shock loss to Austria

Jordan Pickford appears destined to start in goal for England at this summer's World Cup after being handed the number one shirt for the finals in Russian Federation. "I haven't seen the incident with Beckham but, you know, I feel I've got everything under control". "I think the pace in the team you can feel it".

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  • The moment Cristiano Ronaldo told teammates he wants to quit Real Madrid
The moment Cristiano Ronaldo told teammates he wants to quit Real Madrid

Nuno was with him nearly every waking hour in Kiev and he will be there for him in the World Cup too". However, even if one of them does manage to lead their side to glory, there are still a number of World Cup records that they will never be able to break.

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  • England edges ahead of Pakistan on rain-hit day
England edges ahead of Pakistan on rain-hit day

England will return to Test action on July 1 when their five-match series against India gets underway at Edgbaston, before further fixtures at Lord's, Trent Bridge, The Rose Bowl and The Oval. When Pakistan batted first, conditions looked flawless for batting as the wicket was devoid of any grass. The chief architects of the English win in t...

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  • Leroy Sane left out of Germany World Cup squad
Leroy Sane left out of Germany World Cup squad

With world-class talent from the Bundesliga, Premier League and La Liga available, Die Mannschaft boast the kind of strength in depth most nations can only dream of. "He will be back again from Sept", Low said. "There are certainly easier days in the life of a national team head coach than they day where I have to send four payers home".

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  • Chelsea reportedly hold talks with Slavisa Jokanovic
Chelsea reportedly hold talks with Slavisa Jokanovic

Chelsea have been busy in the last couple of weeks in their search for a new manager as Antonio Conte's stint in London is on the brink of coming to an end as soon as the Board finds his replacement. The Blues are expected to intensify the move for their next boss when director Marina Granovskaia returns from a break next week. He has also ens...

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  • Novak Djokovic recovers to beat Roberto Bautista Agut and progress
Novak Djokovic recovers to beat Roberto Bautista Agut and progress

It is the seventh time the world number 35 has reached the French Open fourth round, but it is the only Grand Slam tournament where he is yet to make the last eight. From that point there was no way back for the Spaniard, who was aiming to reach his first Roland Garros quarter-final at the 15th attempt. Djokovic has lost his way since completin...

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  • Global friendly match report England v Nigeria 02 June 2018
Global friendly match report England v Nigeria 02 June 2018

Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford , making only his third global appearance, hardly had a save to make in the first half. "How do you play against a team with five in the back?" But Sterling couldn't stay out of trouble and was booked for an embarrassingly clear dive in a failed attempt to win a second-half penalty.

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  • French Open 2018: Nadal powers into third-round meeting with Gasquet
French Open 2018: Nadal powers into third-round meeting with Gasquet

In women's play, top-ranked Simona Halep, third-seeded Garbine Muguruza and two-time champion Maria Sharapova all powered into the third round with straight-set victories. She clinched the last of her five majors at the French Open in 2014, having also won here in 2012. They were still lining up long after Halep had set about beating Andrea P...

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  • LeBron James obliterates Michael Jordan, Stephen Curry combined in single feat
LeBron James obliterates Michael Jordan, Stephen Curry combined in single feat

Curry followed soon after with his 7th 3-pointer of the game, a desperation heave with the shot clock expiring, to give the Warriors a 103-89 advantage and the rout was on. Prior to Game 2, Smith talked about his late-game blunder, saying that he has moved on from it. Curry had 16 points , 5 rebounds and 6 assists in the first half, when t...

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