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Sport Liverpool target Alisson Becker agrees terms with Real Madrid
Author: 0 Liverpool target Alisson Becker agrees terms with Real Madrid

Alisson's representatives have opened talks with Real Madrid after getting authorisation from Roma and the European champions have also been in advanced negotiations with the Serie A giants. I have left it all in the hands of my agents. There are some possibilities and we are working on all of them, together with Roma, always respecting the club.

Sport Paul Pogba important for France at World Cup, says Bacary Sagna
Author: 0 Paul Pogba important for France at World Cup, says Bacary Sagna

Sagna thinks his compatriot hasn't received fair treatment and that people expect too much from him because of his huge price tag. Paul Pogba has received criticism from fans and pundits ever since his then world-record £89million return to Manchester United in 2016.

Sport World Cup odds and matchups for opening week of action
Author: 0 World Cup odds and matchups for opening week of action

Crowds of Saudi citizens and fans were out in full force at the Luzhniki Stadium where their national team will play host nation Russian Federation at the World Cup. Indeed, the champions will face all of the three promoted teams in their opening six games before a hard August sees them take on Liverpool , Burnley and Tottenham Hotspur , all of whom finished in the top seven last season.

Sport Klopp hopes for more Iceland success at World Cup
Author: 0 Klopp hopes for more Iceland success at World Cup

Football is intertwined with the fabric of our lives than any other sports and World Cup fever has spread across the city and there isn't a soul safe from the inspiring infection. Players of the Argentina National Team during training. "But there is so much more to football than just scoring goals ", says Muhammad Butt, who works as features editor for football data specialists Squawka.

Sport Canelo-GGG II On For September 15th
Author: 0 Canelo-GGG II On For September 15th

Unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin has accepted a deal for a rematch against Canelo Alvarez , with the fight scheduled to take place in September. Golovkin and Alvarez fought to a heavily disputed draw in September 2017. Accusations of the Nevada State Athletic Commission angling for a lucrative rematch and incompetence on the part of judge Adalaide Byrd ran riot but a second clash was organised for May of this year however that fell apart when Alvarez failed a drug test.

Sport World Cup 2018 opening ceremony performers, start time and how to watch
Author: 0 World Cup 2018 opening ceremony performers, start time and how to watch

On Wednesday, FIFA member countries voted 134-65 for the three nations over the other candidate, Morocco. Get in touch and tell us what you'd like to see. The United bid also offered Federation Internationale de Football Association the prospect of higher profits: $11 billion compared to Morocco's $5 billion.

Sport Conor McGregor and Dana White to Meet Following Brooklyn Bus Attack
Author: 0 Conor McGregor and Dana White to Meet Following Brooklyn Bus Attack

Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor is due in court in NY for a hearing on charges stemming from a backstage melee that was caught on camera. McGregor is reportedly working on a plea deal that could see him avoid jail time. "I'm pretty confident [a lightweight title fight] is a fight that Conor wants, and I'm pretty confident that is a fight Khabib wants.

Sport Narendra Modi hopes historic cricket match will boost ties with Afghanistan
Author: 0 Narendra Modi hopes historic cricket match will boost ties with Afghanistan

Afghanistan suffered a chastening start to Test cricket in Bengaluru with Shikhar Dhawan becoming the first Indian to score a century before lunch on day one of a Test before the visitors launched a late fightback. Following a couple of rain delays, the Afghans improved dramatically and it was their seamers rather than their much-vaunted spinners who made the initial breakthroughs, much to the delight of a few clusters of flag-waving Afghan supporters in the stands.

Sport Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open, 17th Major Title Overall
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open, 17th Major Title Overall

But Thiem, unusually standing up to Nadal's first serve, forced two break points in the next game and converted the second with a flashing forehand into the right corner. Siniakova was the doubles runner-up at last year's U.S. Open with a different partner. Nadal was rampant when he broke early in the second but Thiem raised his game to force a break point when Nadal served at 4-2 - a game in which the Spaniard was warned for slow play.

Sport Arsenal And Chelsea To Meet At Aviva Stadium In August
Author: 0 Arsenal And Chelsea To Meet At Aviva Stadium In August

The league starts at the scandalously early date of Saturday, August 11 but the games will be spaced out so that there will only be four games played by the start of September [no midweek league fixtures]. The Foxes are at home twice over the festive period with Premier League champions Manchester City to visit on Boxing Day, before promoted Cardiff City also head to King Power Stadium three days later.

Sport Anthony Martial's agent confirms player wants to leave Manchester United
Author: 0 Anthony Martial's agent confirms player wants to leave Manchester United

Martial moved to Manchester from Monaco for £36 million in September 2015 , but has been in and out of the side ever since. It claimed that Mourinho and United's hierarchy are reluctant to sell the 22-year-old to a Premier League rival, which could ruin their hopes of landing Willian if they will not permit Martial to go the other way.

Sport Game 4 registered lowest TV ratings of the Warriors-Cavs Finals era
Author: 0 Game 4 registered lowest TV ratings of the Warriors-Cavs Finals era

Cleveland star LeBron James , who denied Durant a title when Miami beat Oklahoma City in 2012, raves about Durant's game. "I knew that my talent level here in Cleveland couldn't succeed getting past a Boston, getting past the San Antonios of the league or whatever the case may be", he said.

Sport Tyson Fury will fight on Carl Frampton undercard on August 18
Author: 0 Tyson Fury will fight on Carl Frampton undercard on August 18

Afterwards Fury, whom his promoter Frank Warren said will fight again in Belfast on August 18, was his usual whirl of contradictions insisting Warren serve up a 7ft 2in opponent for his next bout - or alternatively, a man with one leg - and pouring scorn on the rest of his heavyweight rivals.

Sport Real Madrid appoints Julen Lopetegui as coach for next three seasons
Author: 0 Real Madrid appoints Julen Lopetegui as coach for next three seasons

The Spanish federation on Wednesday chose to sack coach Julen Lopetegui after he agreed to take over as manager of Real Madrid once the World Cup ended. There were fears Lopetegui's appointment by the European champions could open up old divisions between the Real Madrid and Barcelona factions in the Spain squad.

Sport NCAA eases rules on athlete transfers
Author: 0 NCAA eases rules on athlete transfers

Perhaps the bigger overarching rule that was adopted by the NCAA Division I Council earlier in the week was a new "notification-of-transfer" model. Instead, the NCAA is creating a database in which schools must input a transfer candidate's information within two business days of that player filing their transfer paperwork.

Author: 0 The 2026 World Cup will be played in North America

It beat competition from Morocco by securing 134 votes ( including 11 from Africa ) compared to 65 for the North African nation. The US hosted the World Cup in 1994, while the tournament was held twice in Mexico (1970 and 1986). The bid also expects record ticket and hospitality revenue. Soccer is Mexico's national sport, but is still considered a niche sport in the United States and Canada.

Sport Cavs may have been swept, but, hey, free Taco Bell today
Author: 0 Cavs may have been swept, but, hey, free Taco Bell today

Maybe a taco will cheer up the sad Cavs fans. Well, that happened last night when the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Warriors also won the title in 2017 and 2015. Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos come in a choice of Cool Ranch, Fiery, and original Nacho Cheese flavors, and normally cost less than $2 each. In past years, Taco Bell has held a similar "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco" promotion during the World Series.

Sport US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup
Author: 0 US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

Even if Trump wins re-election, his presidency will end before the 2026 World Cup. While the United bid is a co-operative effort, it is the United States that is the undoubted leader, with 60 games - and all matches from the quarter-finals onward - taking place there with Canada and Mexico hosting 10 each.

Sport De Gea demands public apology from Spanish PM
Author: 0 De Gea demands public apology from Spanish PM

De Gea , though, says he is focused only on his national team commitments with Spain as Julen Lopetegui looks to guide La Roja to a second World Cup trophy. "In the end, things are proven and we saw that it was all a lie. But it's water under the bridge". It had been said they could look to strike a deal before the World Cup begins in Russian Federation.

Sport Liverpool's Mohamed Salah joins Egypt's training session
Author: 0 Liverpool's Mohamed Salah joins Egypt's training session

He took part in the team training session on Wednesday but did not engage in any pieces of training that involves the ball. "We have been following the case since his injury in the final of Champions League". However Egypt team doctor Mohamed Abou El-Ela placed some caution on any hopes Salah will play a part against Uruguay in their Group A opener this Friday.

Sport U.S., Canada and Mexico to Host World Cup in 2026
Author: 0 U.S., Canada and Mexico to Host World Cup in 2026

All three hosts should get automatic places in the lineup, and each host a game on opening day. However, the spending tally provided by Russia's World Cup organizers falls short of the amount spent by Brazil to host the 2014 World Cup. In the last edition of the FIFA World Cup, Nigeria were knocked out by France in Brazil. The 2026 World Cup will have a much different job than the 1994 tournament because the difference in the soccer landscape in America between 1994 and now goes far beyond ...

Sport Dustin Johnson wins FedEx St. Jude Classic
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson wins FedEx St. Jude Classic

CHASING: Well, there's really nobody technically chasing as Johnson and Putnam are five in front of everybody else. The 33-year-old climbed back above Justin Thomas , who claimed the spot from Johnson last month, with a tournament-winning 19-under-par score.

Sport What Neymar Did To Austrian Defender Should Be Illegal
Author: 0 What Neymar Did To Austrian Defender Should Be Illegal

Following his brilliant effort on Sunday, Neymar now has 55 goals for Brazil not to mention 33 assists. Neymar's talents know no bounds in the eyes of Brazil head coach Tite after the superstar forward made a dazzling return to his starting line-up this afternoon.

Sport After a well-deserved break, when will Triple Crown victor Justify race again?
Author: 0 After a well-deserved break, when will Triple Crown victor Justify race again?

And, that's where Justify remained the rest of the way. Justify was purchased as a yearling for $500,000 and debuted less than four months ago on February 18, going on to win all five races he started. "I would have thought Baffert would have wanted Restoring Hope nowhere close to the pace". When the group approached the first turn, Restoring Hope took a noticeably wide path to the right in front of Noble Indy before veering back to the left appearing to push Bravazo to an inside ...

Sport Liverpool target Thomas Lemar set to sign for Atletico
Author: 0 Liverpool target Thomas Lemar set to sign for Atletico

Many saw his press conference on Tuesday, four days before France's first fixture of the competition, as the ideal chance to do just that. Should he make the switch, Griezmann would add further star power to an attack that already includes Messi, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele .

Sport Justify wins Belmont to become 13th Triple Crown champion
Author: 0 Justify wins Belmont to become 13th Triple Crown champion

Seattle Slew's Triple Crown - four years after that of Secretariat , was swiftly followed by Affirmed's in 1978. Coverage of the Belmont Stakes gets underway at 5 p.m. He'll have nine horses to contend with. Justify pulled away down the 1,097-yard stretch in front of a grandstand packed with screaming fans with only 24-1 shot Gronkowski picking up the chase down the lane.

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Confirms He Won't Sign Extension With Celtics This Offseason

As most already know, Hayward suffered a gruesome leg injury only 5 minutes into his Celtics debut, which sidelined him for the rest of the season. "I'm pretty sure management and I will have a talk, but that talk won't happen now". "I'm truly grateful to be able to speak with management as well as our coaching staff", he said.

Sport Manchester United Keep Tabs On Alex Sandro As Juventus Offer New Deal
Author: 0 Manchester United Keep Tabs On Alex Sandro As Juventus Offer New Deal

Fellaini appears to be at the phase of his career wherein turning mercenary for the likes of AC Milan , or clubs from Turkey or China (all rumoured to be interested in him) would be in his best financial interests. "I don't know what's happening but if he joined Arsenal , I think he would be a good player for the new squad". But I think he's a good player , if he wants to join Arsenal I think it would be good news .

Sport Sachin Tendulkar wants more opportunities for minnows after Scotland win
Author: 0 Sachin Tendulkar wants more opportunities for minnows after Scotland win

England were coasting in their reply as long as Jonny Bairstow (105 in 59 balls) was in charge, but Kyle Coetzer's men held their nerves to register their maiden victory over the opposition at Grange Cricket Club in Edinburgh . Scotland crossed swords with England in a one-off ODI at Edinburgh and comfortably emerged triumphant by 6 runs. "We set our stall out to be number one in the world and that's where we are, whether we were number one in this game or not, Scotland would ...

Author: 0 Griezmann is staying in Spain, that much is clear - Deschamps

Earlier on Tuesday, Griezmann said he has made a decision on his future but refused to clarify where he will play next season when speaking to reporters at France's World Cup camp in Russian Federation. Barca's public pursuit of Griezmann has angered Atletico, who reported them to Federation Internationale de Football Association in December for making an illegal approach for the player and followed up with a statement in May telling Barca "enough is enough".

Sport French Open 2018 Men's Final: Rafael Nadal vs. Dominic Thiem Predictions
Author: 0 French Open 2018 Men's Final: Rafael Nadal vs. Dominic Thiem Predictions

The fifth-seeded Del Potro , whose career has been hampered by injuries, beat third-seeded Marin Cilic 7-6 (5), 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 Thursday. Nadal's incredible record in Paris now reads 86 wins and two defeats. Their discussion took place minutes after del Potro seemed to hurt his left hip during the third game of the match after getting wrong-footed. Nadal has never failed to win the title when reaching the last four at Roland Garros, but knows that Del Potro, who he has lost to five ...

Sport Warriors GM says team will give Kevin Durant whatever deal he wants
Author: 0 Warriors GM says team will give Kevin Durant whatever deal he wants

Even with him, though, Golden State needed a Game 7 comeback just to defeat the Houston Rockets on the road and reach the Finals this year, but the beat-down of Cleveland seemed to reinforce the notion for some that the National Basketball Association has lost its competitive balance.

Author: 0 Balague explains why Pochettino was a no-go for Madrid following announcement

In an official statement on the club's website, it was confirmed that the current Spain manager will replace Zinedine Zidane as first team coach after the tournament in Russian Federation. However, the fact that the new name is Spain boss Julen Lopetegui came as a major surprise when the announcement was made by Los Blancos on Tuesday.

Sport Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win
Author: 0 Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win

Rafael Nadal has all but taken permanent possession of it, hoisting it high and biting down on its handle for the 11th time after defeating Dominic Thiem , 6-4, 6-3, 6-2, in the final on Sunday. 21. "To win a tournament at all 11 times is nearly unthinkable". I am not much anxious about the future. The 32-year-old won it all in Barcelona and the Masters 1000 events in Monte Carlo and Rome before he once again conquered Roland Garros .