• Anthony Martial To Begin Transfer Talks With Premier League Club This Week
Anthony Martial To Begin Transfer Talks With Premier League Club This Week

Martial was left out of France's squad for the 2018 World Cup meaning a deal could be finalised swiftly if the two clubs agree on a fee. Manchester United are believed to be in the market to sign a centre-half following Mourinho's frustrations with the inconsistency of Phil Jones, Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof.

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  • Yoel Romero misses weight for UFC 225 main event
Yoel Romero misses weight for UFC 225 main event

That fight nearly certainly would have been against Rafael dos Anjos for the interim welterweight championship. McGregor won the featherweight belt in December 2015 with a 13-second knockout of Jose Aldo , then added the lightweight strap in November 2016 with a second-round TKO of Eddie Alvarez .

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  • Women missing from Forbes' highest-paid athletes of 2018
Women missing from Forbes' highest-paid athletes of 2018

Yes, he fought Floyd Mayweather back in August 2017, but that was boxing . In 26th place, Rory McIlroy is the next highest golfer. $1.3m came from on-course earnings, with the lion's share of $42m in endorsements. Tennis sensation Serena Williams is typically among the top earners in sports. Last year, Kohli's earning through salary and winn...

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  • New Zealand women shatter record for highest ODI score
New Zealand women shatter record for highest ODI score

Bates smashed a 94-ball 151 while Green raced away to a 77-ball 121 as New Zealand women stormed past England's 2016 world record of 444 against Pakistan. Bates' 10th ODI century helped her surpass the great Debbie Hockley (4,066) as the White Ferns all-time ODI leading runs scorer with 4,192 runs. This is the biggest ODI innings total in history...

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  • Max Verstappen loses cool during press conference ahead of Canadian GP
Max Verstappen loses cool during press conference ahead of Canadian GP

Verstappen's mistakes means he now has a 75-point gap to championship leader Lewis Hamilton in the drivers' standings and he admits he will struggle to close it without a big boost in performance from Red Bull's engine supplier Renault.

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  • Serena forced to pull out of French Open
Serena forced to pull out of French Open

Williams, who has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles, said she can't hit serves because of a problem with her right pectoral muscle. However, after a preliminary meeting with a doctor, the 36-year-old was handed some positive news - although she is still yet to undergo an MRI scan.

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  • Jonny Evans agrees deal to sign for Leicester from West Brom
Jonny Evans agrees deal to sign for Leicester from West Brom

A number of clubs have held an interest in the Northern Ireland global over the past 12 months - including Manchester City - but according to Sky Sports News , Evans has opted to make the switch to Leicester. The 30-year-old Northern Ireland global will join Leicester for 3.5 million pounds ($4.7 million), which will be paid in two instalments...

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  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sends message on Twitter to Arsenal signing Stephan Lichtsteiner
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sends message on Twitter to Arsenal signing Stephan Lichtsteiner

Aubameyang is no stranger to the feeling of being the new man at Arsenal, and will be hoping that Lichtsteiner can hit the ground running in a similarly impressive fashion to the way he kicked off his own Premier League career. "I'm very happy for Freddie because he's back with Arsenal", Pires said. The BVB defender has no doubts about the qualit...

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  • Houston Rockets To Aggressively Pursue Paul George
Houston Rockets To Aggressively Pursue Paul George

No one knows exactly how things will play out for the pair of All-Stars this free agent period, as nearly every single possibility has been discussed at length all season long for both player's futures. Citing "those privy to James' thinking", the New York Times' Marc Stein wrote on Friday that "pleading from family members appears to be the on...

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  • Sloane Stephens vs Daria Kasatkina: French Open quarterfinal preview and prediction
Sloane Stephens vs Daria Kasatkina: French Open quarterfinal preview and prediction

Keys had earlier beaten Yulia Putintseva and when Stephens showed patience before overpowering Kasatkina it ensured that two Americans would face each other in the French Open semi-finals for the first time since 2002 when Serena Williams defeated Jennifer Capriati .

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  • Michel Kwiatkowski regains Dauphine lead as Team Sky win time trial
Michel Kwiatkowski regains Dauphine lead as Team Sky win time trial

Team Sky has won the Team Time Trial of the Criterium du Dauphine , allowing Michal Kwiatkowski to re-take the lead in the overall classification. Mitchelton-Scott, the team of previous leader Daryl Impey, finished way down in fourth, 0:56 adrift. Perhaps the biggest surprise of this Dauphine stage was the finishing position of Quick-Step Flo...

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  • CM Punk comments on the possibility of returning to pro-wrestling
CM Punk comments on the possibility of returning to pro-wrestling

Probably not. Punk in his first year away from wrestling was burnt out and healing from injuries, and the better part of the past three years has been focused on his MMA career. He lost in his MMA debut against Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in September of 2016 by first round submission. "I've been in this sport a decade". "I see myself taking m...

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  • Premier League Teams Will Have February Winter Break in 2019-20 Season
Premier League Teams Will Have February Winter Break in 2019-20 Season

All three divisions of the English Football League (EFL) will remain unchanged, with a full programme of fixtures taking place on each of the weekends where there is a break. Glenn added the hectic schedule over the Christmas and New Year period - which has become increasingly a controversial issue with fans and players alike with Manchester City m...

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  • Muguruza condemns Sharapova to worst Slam loss in 6 years, faces Halep
Muguruza condemns Sharapova to worst Slam loss in 6 years, faces Halep

Rafael Nadal is a set down to Diego Schwartzman , while Juan Martin del Potro and Marin Cilic are locked in a first set tie-break. Halep got off to a poor start, with 10 unforced errors in the opening three games handing Kerber a double break.

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  • Rafael Nadal Beats Diego Schwartzman, Advances to 2018 French Open Semis
Rafael Nadal Beats Diego Schwartzman, Advances to 2018 French Open Semis

Someone in the stands cried out during his serve, disrupting his focus as he double faulted and handed Cilic a critical break for 5-4 in the second set. Nearly the best any player can hope for at Roland Garros is to merely trouble the clay-court master, to make him slightly uncomfortable and perhaps even win a set, as Schwartzman did, before th...

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  • Trump says he may pardon Muhammad Ali for draft evasion
Trump says he may pardon Muhammad Ali for draft evasion

President Donald Trump worked overtime to stay at top of the news cycle this morning, announcing he might pardon Muhammad Ali, revealing details of his wife's surgery, and arguing to return Russian Federation to the G-7 summit. He regained the boxing title in 1974. The former Cassius Clay died in 2016 at the age of 74 due to septic shock brough...

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  • Dominic Thiem beats Marco Cecchinato, books French Open final birth
Dominic Thiem beats Marco Cecchinato, books French Open final birth

World 72 Cecchinato had knocked out three seeded players to reach the semi-finals, including 12-time major victor Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals. In 2016, Cecchinato was accused of match-fixing but an 18-month suspension was thrown out on a technicality. The straight sets result looks comfortable enough, but as heavy favourite Thiem was c...

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  • James Collins sends Instagram message to West Ham star Manuel Lanzini
James Collins sends Instagram message to West Ham star Manuel Lanzini

However, any chance of a summer swoop for the Argentinian have been wiped out after he ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee whilst on worldwide duty with Argentina. Argentina star Manuel Lanzini has been ruled out of the World Cup with a serious knee injury. Argentina have been drawn in Group D alongside Iceland, Croatia ...

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  • Murcia president drops Guti bombshell for Real Madrid
Murcia president drops Guti bombshell for Real Madrid

According to Marca , Madrid could look to hire either Michel or Michael Laudrup as Zidane's replacement. After Zinedine Zidane's shocking exit - the first manager to leave of his own accord under club president Florentino Perez - Real Madrid have been on the lookout for a new managerial candidate and their focus has now shifted to Che...

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  • Paddy Jackson Signs Two Year Deal With Perpignan
Paddy Jackson Signs Two Year Deal With Perpignan

Stuart Olding , who also had his contract revoked , has already agreed to sign with Brive in the PRO D2. " Paddy Jackson , in the tradition of Irish 10s, knows how to bring his individual qualities to benefit the collective", said Perpignan sporting director Christian Lanta.

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  • England captain Harry Kane signs new six-year contract with Tottenham
England captain Harry Kane signs new six-year contract with Tottenham

Kane's new contract has reportedly doubled his previous £100,000-a-week salary - making him one of the highest-paid English players in the Premier League. "The main thing is a trophy", he said. "I wake up every morning and that's what I want to achieve". The announcement for the new contract came in a rather novel manner as the club posted a br...

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  • Fury feels `right on course´ for comeback
Fury feels `right on course´ for comeback

Me, Tyson Fury, the Gypsy King, the one and only. "I feel sharper now, faster than I've ever been, more power". Fury has shed nearly eight stone (50 kilograms) in preparation for Saturday's comeback bout, which is meant to ultimately pave the way for a showdown with compatriot Anthony Joshua, who beat Wladimir Klitschko to claim world title belts...

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  • Muhammad Ali: President Trump mulls draft dodging pardon
Muhammad Ali: President Trump mulls draft dodging pardon

He refused to serve in the Vietnam War because of his religious beliefs, declaring himself a conscientious objector, and saying, "I ain't got no quarrel with the Viet Cong". Last week, Trump pardoned conservative filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza. He also floated potentially commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and pardoning Martha...

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  • Taco Bell giving away free tacos for Golden State Warriors win
Taco Bell giving away free tacos for Golden State Warriors win

Last year, the promotion and rivalry continued when the Warriors and Cavaliers met again in the 2017 NBA Finals, with the Warriors stealing Game 3 in Cleveland. The Warriors have already won three games, meaning they just have to win one more game to take the championship. Sorry Cavs fans, maybe a taco will cheer you up? One free taco per custom...

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  • Eden Hazard will support Egypt at World Cup for Mohamed Salah
Eden Hazard will support Egypt at World Cup for Mohamed Salah

Drawn in Group G containing England, Tunisia and tournament debutants Panama, Belgium are expected to cruise into the second round of the June 14-July 15 showpiece. We are glad about defeating Egypt 3-0. Marouane Fellaini added a third in stoppage-time to complete a strong performance by the hosts, who underlined their status as one of the fa...

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