• Arsenal Become Frontrunners for Lucas Torreira After Napoli Deal Collapses
Arsenal Become Frontrunners for Lucas Torreira After Napoli Deal Collapses

According to Football Italia , Gli Azzurri had agreed to pay the €25 million release clause for the Uruguayan worldwide and were in advanced stages of contract negotiations, when Arsenal made a competing bid. The report claims Arsenal are willing to accept Sampdoria's terms as it also works out better for them but they have not yet reached a...

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  • Unbeaten Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua appear poised for title unification bout
Unbeaten Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua appear poised for title unification bout

Hearn has said that he is also close to a deal with Povetkin (34-1, 24 KOs), 38, of Russia, Joshua could fight both this year, and they were trying to figure out which order to do the fights, though Povetkin would be a risky fight before taking on Wilder for far more money.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo prefers transfer to Man United this summer
Cristiano Ronaldo prefers transfer to Man United this summer

Ronaldo is still unhappy over the club's failure to deliver on the president Florentino Perez's reported promise of a mega contract in 2017. Real are believed to be open to the idea of selling the 33-year-old, following Zinedine Zidane's resignation as manager last month.

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  • Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open, 17th Major Title Overall
Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open, 17th Major Title Overall

Thiem beat Nadal on clay twice, including last month in Madrid that ended Nadal's 21-match winning streak on clay and his streak of 50 straight sets won on his favorite surface. "The fact that I could be No 1 in the world previous year gave me confidence and gave me, like, a little bit of relief, because I touched something, something big, somethin...

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  • Justify wins Triple Crown with victory at Belmont
Justify wins Triple Crown with victory at Belmont

Peace, and on a sun-splashed Saturday at Belmont Park , victory, and the crown that goes with it. Secretariat ended the longest previous Triple Crown drought of 25 years in 1973 in winning the Belmont by an astonishing 31 lengths. Baffert called Justify one of the all-time greats. "I was just watching the clock". 'Had I known better, the...

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  • Patrick Vieira Leaves New York City FC To Manage Ligue 1 Side
Patrick Vieira Leaves New York City FC To Manage Ligue 1 Side

Vieira replaces Lucien Favre at Nice. New York City FC said Domenec Torrent will succeed Vieira at the Major League Soccer club. 'Vieira departs after two and a half years at the helm having led the team to two consecutive play-off appearances and with a current second place standing in the Eastern Conference'.

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  • How social media reacted to England's defeat to Scotland
How social media reacted to England's defeat to Scotland

But paceman Safyaan Sharif sealed Scotland's victory with seven balls to spare when he had number 11 Mark Wood plumb lbw to spark a pitch invasion by jubilant home fans. Scotland's victory will send out a powerful message to the ICC, which voted to restrict the 2019 World Cup to 10 teams from the previous 14, which makes it far more hard for sec...

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  • If anyone can take down Rafa at Roland Garros, it's Dominic Thiem
If anyone can take down Rafa at Roland Garros, it's Dominic Thiem

The 16-year-old McNally, who is unseeded, beat Iga Swiatek of Poland 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4. "That was definitely the key", Cecchinato said. Nadal racked up 18 winners in the fourth set to capture the match, ultimately overpowering Schwartzman.

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  • Jurgen Klopp makes big Alisson decision after Roma name price
Jurgen Klopp makes big Alisson decision after Roma name price

Alisson shone last season between the sticks for Roma and has been eyed by Liverpool, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain in the current transfer window. "We'll see if anything happens this week". To be honest, I've left it all in the hands of my agents. Madrid are yet to appoint a new boss following Zinedine Zidane's resignation and their tr...

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  • Pistons hire Dwane Casey as head coach
Pistons hire Dwane Casey as head coach

But they were swept in the second by Cleveland and LeBron James, the third year in a row they have been eliminated by the Cavaliers. The Pistons are still looking to hire someone to head their basketball operation. "I leave [Toronto] with my head high", he told TSN via text message last month. He replaces Stan Van Gundy, who was sacked in May. ...

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  • Canadian supermodel waves the checkered flag too early at the Grand Prix
Canadian supermodel waves the checkered flag too early at the Grand Prix

The official results were later determined based on the 68th lap to avoid any impact the early flag might have had. "The celebrity was not to blame, so I don't think that is anything we need to consider", he added. He thought he had had it confirmed but it wasn't. He asked a question but the guy in race control just thought he was telling him tha...

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  • Queen Elizabeth Honours Joshua With OBE
Queen Elizabeth Honours Joshua With OBE

I offer my honest congratulations to these recipients on their worthy honours. Nigerian-born boxer Anthony Joshua has been awarded a special Order of the British Empire (OBE) By the Queen of England for his service to boxing in the United Kingdom.

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  • Brazil touch down in Russian Federation ahead of World Cup
Brazil touch down in Russian Federation ahead of World Cup

Coutinho then made it 3-0 six minutes later when he swapped passes with former Liverpool team-mate Roberto Firmino and curled a finish around Lindner. Nearly two years later, "The Monster" has recovered both form and confidence and edged out his club teammate to form a partnership with Miranda, perhaps the quietest man to ever wear the captain's...

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  • Vieira confirmed as Nice coach
Vieira confirmed as Nice coach

The French legend has returned to his homeland after departing MLS side New York City . New Nice coach Patrick Vieira insists he does not want to be judged on his glittering playing career after taking over the hotseat at the Ligue 1 club.

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  • Liverpool hold talks with Xherdan Shaqiri's representatives
Liverpool hold talks with Xherdan Shaqiri's representatives

The former Inter and Bayern Munich winger has a £13.5 million release clause in his contract and would give Klopp some much-needed depth, with Liverpool keen to fight on domestic and European fronts next season. As long as Shaqiri's demands are not obscene, there appears every possibility that this move could happen. " Why are you talking about...

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  • Neymar, Brazil arrive in Russia
Neymar, Brazil arrive in Russia

While it feels obvious that the host nation will have the maximum number of fans in the stadium for FIFA World Cup, Russia is leading the tickets sales count 872,578. "If there is no possibility then we know what we have and it will stand to what we have". "I think that the most important thing is to produce a good team energy, that the team is...

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  • The UEFA Champions League Is Coming To ‘FIFA 19’
The UEFA Champions League Is Coming To ‘FIFA 19’

The tournament is woven into the game, and includes a new standalone tournament mode allowing players to use any European club from start to finish. Five-a-side matches will also be available in Federation Internationale de Football Association 19's Kick Off mode, when it launches for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on 28th September ...

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  • Ilkay Gundogan Booed By Germany Supporters Again During Saudi Arabia Friendly Match
Ilkay Gundogan Booed By Germany Supporters Again During Saudi Arabia Friendly Match

Striker Almuwallad was unable to turn home from close range as Saudi Arabia's counter-attacking threat became increasingly prevalent. At a post-match news conference, he added: "We will continue to improve and when the tournament starts, we will be there".

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  • Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title
Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title

But, what about when Father Time opens up opportunities for the rest of the field? Like so numerous pretenders, Thiem just did not have quite the same level of consistency to derail the Spaniard, who ruthlessly targeted his flowing backhand.

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  • Sebastian Vettel takes 50th win and F1 championship lead in Canada
Sebastian Vettel takes 50th win and F1 championship lead in Canada

His engine was six races old but Hamilton would have expected better. "I'm just happy. It was a great grand prix to win". The four-time world champion sped on after the checkered flag was waved one lap too early , finishing his wire-to-wire victory at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) to claim his third win of the y...

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  • These Teams Are Favorites To Land LeBron Next Season
These Teams Are Favorites To Land LeBron Next Season

Most of his teammates sat quietly, still in uniform, at their lockers. With the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season in the books (congratulations to the Warriors on winning an impressive but inspiring championship over LeBron James and four other guys), the 2018-19 season pretty much starts right now.

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  • Sebastian Vettel wins Canadian Grand Prix to retake F1 championship lead
Sebastian Vettel wins Canadian Grand Prix to retake F1 championship lead

In the Constructors' Championship, Mercedes leads with 178 points, Ferrari is second with 156 points and Red Bull is third with 107 points. Sebastian Vettel had a steering problem that washed out much of the first practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix and then brushed the wall later in the day.

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  • Nadal beats Thiem to win 11th French Open title
Nadal beats Thiem to win 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal celebrates by biting the trophy after winning the men's final against Dominic Thiem at the French Open, in Paris, France, on June 10, 2018. Thiem was considered the stiffest test for Nadal at the French Open and understandably so. "It's definitely one of the best things somebody ever achieved in sport".

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  • After day of tribulations, Ferrari finally locates Montreal
After day of tribulations, Ferrari finally locates Montreal

Teams can only use three engines per season without incurring a penalty. With six Canadian Grand Prix wins Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes have routinely flexed their muscles at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve but the Silver Arrows could be a little frail on Sunday with an engine suffering from a power shortage.

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  • Formula One: Glum Hamilton unhappy to start Canadian GP from fourth
Formula One: Glum Hamilton unhappy to start Canadian GP from fourth

Asked why he had experienced so many crashes, he paused before he said: "I don't know". Sebastian Vettel has recaptured the drivers championship lead after a clinical lights-to-flag victory at the Canadian Grand Prix . The auto is working well and we're just missing out on top speed. Vettel's maximum haul moved him a solitary point clear...

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