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Sport Wales celebrates as Geraint Thomas clinches Tour de France
Author: 0 Wales celebrates as Geraint Thomas clinches Tour de France

After Froome cracked on the Col du Portet, all of Sky's strategy is aimed at getting Thomas to Paris in yellow - meaning Froome might have to help. "I had good legs and today all the hard work I did paid off", he said. Asked what advice he would give Thomas, Froome replied laughing: "I don't think he needs any. I can't believe it", said an emotional Thomas on after Saturday's 31km time trial.

Sport Manchester United Make Harry Maguire Offer
Author: 0 Manchester United Make Harry Maguire Offer

While the Red Devils conceded the second least amount of goals in 2017/18 - just one more than champions Manchester City - Mourinho knows improvements need to be made. "But we have to take decisions in our life and this is my decision". United could demand up to £30million for a player who cost them £16m from Sporting Lisbon four years ago.

Author: 0 Berbatov tips Arsenal for success under Unai Emery

He has already set about rebuilding the squad which was left to him by the 68-year-old, making five signings, with the addition of Stephan Lichtsteiner, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Bernd Leno , Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi. "Mesut [Ozil], Iwobi, [Mohamed] Elneny are starting to work with us, the first week is very good". They won't have every player on the pitch tomorrow because they are on holiday, but for me it's important for our preparation.

Sport Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry set to manage Aston Villa
Author: 0 Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry set to manage Aston Villa

The manager has been rumoured to leave the club following revelations Thierry Henry was approached over the managerial job. Thierry Henry had been sounded out about a potential succession but Sawiris and Edens have made a decision to stick with the 57-year-old who guided the side to last season's Championship play-off final.

Sport Froome is behind Thomas in more ways than one
Author: 0 Froome is behind Thomas in more ways than one

Froome prevailed in both. Many thought Thomas might suffer in this short stage but it was in fact teammate Froome who fell away, his chances of a fourth successive Tour now all but gone. I don't quickly see that happening, Froome winning the Tour, but like you see in the Giro, anything is possible in the last days, but I'm focusing on myself and not on Froome.

Author: 0 Besiktas make approach for Liverpool's Mignolet

Mignolet has not played for Liverpool since January and is the subject of interest from Besiktas, according to Sky sources . Since his rant, Klopp has gone on to spend over £3oom on new players, which includes spending £67m on Brazilian 'keeper Alisson - the highest fee paid for a goalkeeper in football history.

Sport Cubs Acquire Cole Hamels
Author: 0 Cubs Acquire Cole Hamels

Hamels is owed the remainder of his $22.5 million salary for the 2018 season and has a $20 million club option for the 2019 campaign with a $6 million buyout. The pitchers were Rangers teammates before Darvish was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers and later signed by the Cubs. He has a 4.95 ERA and a 1.3 record in eight starts this season.

Sport Thomas extends his Tour lead, Martin up to eighth
Author: 0 Thomas extends his Tour lead, Martin up to eighth

Thomas' third place on the stage - that also secured a four second time bonus - left his overall lead at 1m 59s on Dumoulin, who rose from third to second, and 2m 31s on Froome. The yellow jersey is Thomas' to lose - and that doesn't look likely. The Dutchman said: 'Thomas was stronger than I was and I have to deal with that.

Sport Kevin Durant, CJ McCollum trade shots on Twitter
Author: 0 Kevin Durant, CJ McCollum trade shots on Twitter

Durant was even caught using burner accounts on Twitter in September, for which he apologized. Durant then took things personal, taking a stab at McCollum's performance in the playoffs. "I still think the "b word" is harsh and shouldn't be used", McCollum tweeted . "Why are you mad about this stuff?" asked Durant in response.

Sport Steve Nicol claims Danny Ings is not good enough for Liverpool
Author: 0 Steve Nicol claims Danny Ings is not good enough for Liverpool

The Egypt worldwide, who was Liverpool's top scorer last season with 44 goals in 52 appearances across all competitions, suffered a shoulder injury in the club's Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid in May. For the other top Premier League sides, it's about figuring out a way to get Manchester City off the throne. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp encapsulates the club's "You'll Never Walk Alone" mantra, so much so that he has started wearing it on his cap.

Sport DeRozan says Raptors didn't treat him with the respect he deserved
Author: 0 DeRozan says Raptors didn't treat him with the respect he deserved

So that was my mindset and everybody around me's mindset as well. "I'm going to start from the bottom, to show why I've been the player I've been, but this time, with a whole different level of "I don't care about nothing else". DD: "I felt like I wasn't treated with what I sacrificed for nine years, with the respect that I thought I deserved". But it caught me completely off-guard because I'm thinking this is another summer.

Author: 0 Duke opens against San Diego State at Maui Invitational

We love taking our fans and program to Maui. The Blue Devils won their last Maui title in 2011. The quarterfinal matchups feature Auburn taking on Xavier at 9:30 a.m. "The Maui Invitational is the best preseason tournament in college basketball", Gonzaga Head Coach Mark Few said. It has a special place in my heart with how much time I've spent there with my family.

Sport Ibrahimovic predicts 'something special' at Manchester United
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic predicts 'something special' at Manchester United

The defender indicated that Inter's interest in him is real and admits that there is a chance he will be returning to Italy before the end of the transfer window . Injuries to Antonio Valencia and new signing Diogo Dalot mean Ashley Young and Victor Lindelof, who are on holiday following their World Cup exploits, could be rushed back to full fitness for the Premier League opener against Leicester City on August 10.

Sport Xherdan Shaqiri hits back at criticism from Gary and Phil Neville
Author: 0 Xherdan Shaqiri hits back at criticism from Gary and Phil Neville

Shaqiri responded to the Neville brothers' critiques and in doing invoked the arch-rivalry between the two clubs. I've proved I can play in this league. To play for us these are mandatory requirements. "It is really wonderful and I think we can do it". We want to achieve something and win titles. I'm here to be successful with my team.

Sport Rob Green having medical ahead of surprise move to Chelsea
Author: 0 Rob Green having medical ahead of surprise move to Chelsea

Green has played for numerous clubs in England including Leeds United, QPR, Norwich City and West Ham United. Green is without a club after he was released by Huddersfield at the end of last season, following a year at the club. With a limit on the number of global players allowed in each squad, having a non-homegrown player as a third goalkeeper who never plays could be seen as a waste.

Sport MLB Rumors: Yankees, Blue Jays Have J.A. Happ Trade Agreement
Author: 0 MLB Rumors: Yankees, Blue Jays Have J.A. Happ Trade Agreement

That would be the kind of top-of-the-rotation, start-Game-1-or-2-of-a-playoff-series hurler the Yankees would be moving heaven, earth and Justus Sheffield for. Adding Happ, who was an All-Star earlier this month, solidifies the middle of the rotation and gives the Yankees a pitcher with plenty of experience when it comes to pitching in the American League East.

Sport Orioles, Yankees reportedly close to agreeing on a Zach Britton trade
Author: 0 Orioles, Yankees reportedly close to agreeing on a Zach Britton trade

Unlike previous year, though, which saw David Robertson , Todd Frazier and Tommy Kahnle show up in Minnesota mid-game the day after a late-night acquisition from the White Sox, Britton didn't join the Yankees in Tampa, with Cashman instead waiting to have the newest Yankee join his new team back in NY on Thursday.

Sport 'Liverpool will make Premier League title race closer'
Author: 0 'Liverpool will make Premier League title race closer'

Sadio Mane's first appearance as Liverpool's No.10 featured an injury-time victor versus Manchester City - underlining the forward's assertion that the number brings him good luck. It's pre-season, it's really not important. "That's the problem these days, you say something and whatever bullshit you say, nobody will forget it".

Sport Michael Beasley: New Lakers vets can form solid core around LeBron
Author: 0 Michael Beasley: New Lakers vets can form solid core around LeBron

Hours after a public Los Angeles Lakers mural depicting newest superstar LeBron James was defaced yet again by vandals, Lakers fans showed up by the dozens to help artist Gustavo Zermeno retouch his work. 2 pick in the 2008 National Basketball Association draft, but he has frequently shown above-average offensive ability and is coming off a solid season with the Knicks, in which he averaged 13.2 points on.507 shooting, with 5.6 rebounds and 1.7 steals.

Sport Bayern sign Canadian wonderkid for MLS record fee
Author: 0 Bayern sign Canadian wonderkid for MLS record fee

We will come to Europe on January 1 when he is 18 and play for Bayern Munich", the Bayern chief said. Davies won't be able to formally join Bayern until January due to the fact he doesn't turn 18 until November, and Federation Internationale de Football Association forbids players to make moves outside of their home country before they turn 18, but Kovac did suggest that once a transfer is completed, Davies could join the club early and train with the German champions if the Whitecaps fail ...

Sport Ozil announces worldwide retirement
Author: 0 Ozil announces worldwide retirement

The player, who faced a barrage of criticism for having his photograph taken with Turkey's authoritarian President Tayyip Erdogan in May, was especially piqued by criticism from German Football Association (DFB) head Reinhard Grindel , who he said blamed him for Germany crashing out of this year's tournament.

Sport Preseason: Iwobi Missing As Arsenal Bow To Atletico Madrid In Singapore
Author: 0 Preseason: Iwobi Missing As Arsenal Bow To Atletico Madrid In Singapore

Unai Emery said that he hopes to build his team around Aaron Ramsey and even confirmed that he had talked to the responsible team on giving the player a new deal. Joe Willock and Eddie Nketiah's shots were also easily guessed, and Adan again saved both. That has created a structure where Gazidis, Sanllehi and Mislintat work together with Emery on most key decisions - a major departure from the Wenger years, when the Frenchman had the final say on almost everything.

Sport Results Of Kawhi Leonard’s Raptors Physical Are In
Author: 0 Results Of Kawhi Leonard’s Raptors Physical Are In

Before the Toronto deal, sources had said that Leonard was seriously considering participating as a means to showcase the status of his recovery to prospective trade partners. Recently, an anonymous source, who reportedly knows Leonard as well as anybody, told the San Diego Union-Tribune that the All-Star forward is "going to fall in love in Toronto".

Sport Francesco Molinari Open Win Strengthens European Team Ryder Cup Claims
Author: 0 Francesco Molinari Open Win Strengthens European Team Ryder Cup Claims

Just like that, he had eight players ahead of him, three more than he had to climb past when he teed off Sunday. It could be my last one unless I win the Senior Open. "I believe that going through struggles, you start to realise where your tendencies are and how to - you know, how to compensate for it and turn them into advantages".

Sport Sachin Tendulkar backs Kuldeep Yadav to shine in Test series against England
Author: 0 Sachin Tendulkar backs Kuldeep Yadav to shine in Test series against England

This decision is seen as a move focusing on tightening screws on players before the much-hyped five-match Test series against England , The Test series between India and England starts on August 1 at Edgbaston, Birmingham. Speaking about the high-octane battle in cricket's most traditional format, former captain Sourav Ganguly feels that batsmen will hold key to India's chances in the upcoming five-match Test series against England .

Sport José Mourinho: Liverpool must mount title challenge after spending spree
Author: 0 José Mourinho: Liverpool must mount title challenge after spending spree

It's really hard for the boys, to see how they react in all the sessions we do. The records we took last season was a outcome of what we've done every single day. He is a goal scorer and that's what is his main target in the games. Both clubs possess the best attacks in England, and possibly Europe, making them the heavy favorites to contend for the PL.

Sport Watford pushing Premier League to punish Everton over pursuit of Silva
Author: 0 Watford pushing Premier League to punish Everton over pursuit of Silva

Watford are still pursuing their complaint against Everton over an alleged illegal approach for former head coach Marco Silva , but are not seeking compensation from the Toffees. "He is a good player who will make our team and our squad more competitive. This is what will make us better as a club, always that competition within the squad".

Author: 0 Iwobi Takes Ice Bath, Signs New Contract

Aaron Ramsey has been asked about his Arsenal future and admitted that he doesn't exactly know what will happen next ( via Sky Sports ). I'm just leaving that to them to discuss and sort out. Gazidis attended a press conference alone following Arsene Wenger's departure and also accompanied Unai Emery to the new head coach's introduction earlier this summer.

Sport Kiwis double sevens champs - again
Author: 0 Kiwis double sevens champs - again

Earlier, England booked their place in the final defeating South Africa 29-7. England did well to deprive South Africa of possession, and with 20 seconds to go, the all-time top try scorer Dan Norton ran in his first try in the semi.

Sport Chelsea FC want Man United star to replace Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Chelsea FC want Man United star to replace Eden Hazard

Mourinho still has the likes of Juan Mata , Eric Bailly , Luke Shaw , Anthony Martial , Ander Herrera and now Alexis Sanchez on tour after the latter sorted out a visa issue. 'I would like to be in Los Angeles now and I am in San Jose , ' said Mourinho. "You can not do whatever you want in life". United drew 1-1 with Club America before a goalless draw against San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday.

Sport Gary Sanchez Admits He Should Have Hustled On Last Out
Author: 0 Gary Sanchez Admits He Should Have Hustled On Last Out

Lack of hustle. Well, that's another story. Higashioka has had one previous stint with the Yankees this season, playing 11 games and hitting.167 with three home runs - which accounted for his first three Major League hits - and four RBI. Following a passed ball with a runner on first and two outs in the bottom of the first, Sanchez was charged with a passed ball, then failed to sprint after it afterwards.

Sport Pakistan blast: Dozens killed, wounded outside polling station
Author: 0 Pakistan blast: Dozens killed, wounded outside polling station

Police officer Khalid Hamdani said it was unclear what triggered the shootout between a group of supporters of the secular Awami National Party, which has often been targeted by the Taliban, and the Tehrik-e-Insaf led by former cricket star Imran Khan , a center-right party.

Sport Cavaliers bet it all on Kevin Love in $120M post-LeBron statement
Author: 0 Cavaliers bet it all on Kevin Love in $120M post-LeBron statement

With the NBA Finals coming to an end and the Cleveland Cavaliers facing no shortage of uncertainty, Kevin Love insisted it was his preference to remain with the team he had spent the previous four seasons with. Love was one of just four National Basketball Association players to make at least 100 three-pointers while averaging at least 9.0 rebounds in 2017-18 (Karl-Anthony Towns, Nikola Jokic, DeMarcus Cousins).