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by | July 25, 2018 | 06:11

But Liverpool's three victories over City since the turn of the year - including home and away in the Champions League - suggests they are ready to run the champions much closer this season. Pep Guardiola believes City's awe-inspiring 2017/18 campaign lifted the Premier League to another level. Liverpool are the bookmakers' favourites to push City for the Premier League title but Guardiola is refusing to rule out a title challenge from elsewhere.

by | July 25, 2018 | 04:28

Then he didn't hustle on a game-ending double play . "I should have run harder", Sanchez said, through a translater. After the loss, Boone said repeatedly that he would need to watch video to see what happened. I didn't think it was going to be a big deal at all. Although the initial earned run was reversed, all the world witnessed Severino giving Sanchez the business in the dugout during the half-inning , and rightfully so.

by | July 25, 2018 | 02:55

The veteran Indian player and his American partner Jamie Cerretani suffered a 3-6, 6-7 loss to Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Austin Krajicek in the doubles quarterfinals. Play was stopped just before the first game of the second set when they brushed the court, but never halted after that. However, an unforced error put Ramanathan under pressure and Johnson capitalised to take the set.

by | July 25, 2018 | 02:02

His health worsened in recent days after he suffered complications from surgery on his right shoulder. The progress of Jeep had led Marchionne to place it at the centre of the group's strategic plans last month, when he announced that he wanted the brand to account for one in every 12 utility vehicles sold by the industry.

by | July 25, 2018 | 00:50

Top seed Sevastova will provide tough competition for the Croatian, though, after Polona Hercog's retirement gave her a comfortable path into the final. She does own one WTA 125K singles title, having triumphed at the inaugural edition of the Croatia Bol Open two years ago. While the Canadian is now playing her best tennis of the year, there is no guarantee Bouchard will be able to compete by August 6, where she is slated to begin her campaign in Montreal.

by | July 24, 2018 | 21:03

Kane enjoyed another prolific season with Tottenham Hotspur, helping the North London team to get over their "Wembley hoodoo", as well as winning the Golden Bootwith England at the 2018 World Cup, where he scored six goals. The group includes captain Wendie Renard of France, plus Dzsenifer Marozsan and Saki Kumagai, the captains of Germany and Japan. The other winners are those of the FIFA Fair Play Award, the FIFA Puskas Award, the FIFA Fan Award, the Best FIFA Goalkeeper Award and the FIFA ...

by | July 24, 2018 | 20:39

The Serie A giants have been keeping tabs on the Jamaican for a while and were interested in signing him when he joined Leverkusen from Genk in January 2016. Malcom Filipe Silva da Oliveira, now on the books of Bordeaux , will soon become Barcelona's third signing of the summer. What remains to be seen is whether this is a real attempt to sign Malcom, or a tactic to encourage Chelsea to lower their asking price for Willian Borges , who is being heavily tipped for a switch to Barça.

by | July 24, 2018 | 19:31

He is rivalled by his countryman Didier Deschamps, who guided France to their second-ever FIFA World Cup title, becoming only the fourth person to lift the Jules Rimet trophy both as a player and a coach. Pep is joined on the list by the likes of World Cup-winning France coach Didier Deschamps, Jurgen Klopp, Zinedine Zidane, and England boss Gareth Southgate.

by | July 24, 2018 | 18:56

The legendary German forward surpassed Kobe Bryant after tying the record of 20 seasons the "Black Mamba" spent with the Lakers . Future Hall of Fame power forward Dirk Nowitzki is officially a Maverick for the 2018-19 season, setting an National Basketball Association record for the most seasons played for one franchise.

by | July 24, 2018 | 17:58

Farmers rolled large hay bales into the road 29 kilometres into Tuesday's stage from Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon. Race organizers have had trouble controlling crowds with fans getting out of hand on the most famous climbs of the Tour.

by | July 24, 2018 | 17:25

Ozil, a 2014 World Cup victor was born in Gelsenkirchen but has strong Turkish roots . A 2014 World Cup victor has walked away from Die Mannsachaft on the back of a disappointing showing from all concerned at this summer's event in Russian Federation.

by | July 24, 2018 | 17:23

Toffees boss Marco Silva signed Richarlison for £11.5m from Fluminese in August 2017 when he was in charge at Vicarage Road , after the player had impressed in the Under-20 World Cup. Richarlison would also offer competition for places in Everton's first-team squad on the wings, and challenge the likes of Kevin Mirallas, Ademola Lookman and Theo Walcott for a starting berth.

by | July 24, 2018 | 14:58

Martial's agent Philippe Lamboley said last month the Frenchman wants out of Old Trafford after a frustrating season under Mourinho. Mourinho watched his team draw 0-0 with San Jose Earthquakes in Santa Clara on Sunday and afterwards appeared downbeat about his prospects of welcoming more new players before the deadline on August 9.

by | July 24, 2018 | 14:14

Alex Iwobi is set to sign a new long-term contract with Arsenal , according to reports. The 22-year-old came through the Gunners' academy and was handed his first-team debut by Arsene Wenger almost three years ago. Arsenal confirmed that Iwobi was one of three first team players that travelled with the squad from London to Singapore on Sunday. Alex Iwobi has been at Arsenal since he was in primary school and burst onto the Premier League scene in his breakthrough season in ...

by | July 24, 2018 | 14:10

He was named to the Double-A Eastern League All-Star team this year and hit a double in the game. Tebow had been hitting.273/.336/.399 in Double-A Binghamton this season, earning buzz that he would be called up at some point before the end of the season.

by | July 24, 2018 | 13:40

Shortly after the news conference DeRozan posted a facepalming emoji to his Instagram feed. "Words could never express what you've meant to me". "We've been doing this for how many years, you know?" All I ever wanted to do was duplicate it 10 times over just to show my appreciation.

by | July 24, 2018 | 11:02

The Croatia national team has resolved to donate their World Cup prize money to a children's charity after emerging runners-up in the just concluded 2018 World Cup tournament in Russian Federation. He is already an established performer for club and country, with Deschamps of the opinion that the exciting prospect is further along in his development than star names he played alongside who went on to become modern-day icons.

by | July 24, 2018 | 11:03

In Spain's opening match at Russian Federation 2018 against Portugal De Gea spilled a Cristiano Ronaldo shot to allow a soft goal in the 3-3 draw. "I don't care what the critics say." the midfielder said. De Gea has become so vital to United that the Spaniard has won their Player of the Year award four times - a record at the club - but it's also seen him targeted by Real Madrid.

by | July 24, 2018 | 04:01

With his pending trade from the Thunder to the Hawks expected to take several days, Anthony is unlikely to become a free agent before next week. Anthony has been known to debate between the Rockets and the Miami Heat , taking meetings with both teams even before the Oklahoma City Thunder engaged in trade talks with the Atlanta Hawks and the Philadelphia 76ers .

by | July 24, 2018 | 00:57

Team Sky's Tour de France bid plunged into turmoil after one of its riders was disqualified for punching an opponent. Moscon, a one-day race specialist who is on the Tour as a domestique, was also accused of sending another rider crashing a year ago before being cleared of wrongdoing by the International Cycling Union (UCI).

by | July 23, 2018 | 23:57

David Villa has backed Pep Guardiola's Manchester City to become the first club to win back-to-back Premier League titles since 2009. Firstly though, the West-Yorkshire club need to do what they can to make a move happen. "There's no league that I'd say no to". Hart, who has 75 caps and had been first choice since 2010, was proud of England's run to the semifinals but admitted it was tough not to be involved.

by | July 23, 2018 | 23:52

According to a UK Sun report , the Red Devils squad members are now on tour of the United States of America with a mixed blend of experienced stars who did not play any role at the 2018 World Cup as well as youngsters that include the trio of Angel Gomes , Tahith Chong and RoShaun Williams.

by | July 23, 2018 | 23:54

DeMar DeRozan #10 of the Toronto Raptors looks on during the closing second of the Raptors 106-98 loss to the Washington Wizards during Game Four of Round One of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Capital One Arena on April 22, 2018 in Washington, DC.

by | July 23, 2018 | 22:42

As it was Ferrari did not win and with the Italian soccer team missing the World Cup, golf might just have a chance to thrust itself out of the shadows. "He's healthy. I wouldn't say we're anxious about him, but he's one of those guy that's always in with a shot". Although he fell short of his career's 15th major title, Woods managed to finish the tournament on 5 under par, just three shots behind the eventual victor.

by | July 23, 2018 | 21:57

That unwritten rule is apparent at every baseball game, which is why there's such outrage whenever a ball is "stolen" from a child. A young Chicago Cubs fan has been rewarded with a signed ball after he missed out on one tossed to him by first base coach Will Venable during a game.

by | July 23, 2018 | 21:37

Skipper Faf du Plessis top-scored for the tourists with a fluent 48, while Quinton de Kock contributed 32 as South Africa once again capitulated to the home side's slow bowlers and failed to reach the 150-mark in the series. South Africa has not lost a series to Sri Lanka since 2006. South Africa's batsmen showed greater application on Monday morning than throughout the series, with De Bruyn and Temba Bavuma in particular, playing the spinners particularly well.

by | July 23, 2018 | 18:58

At the same time, the likes of Dominic Solanke and Divock Origi have struggled to make an impact on pre-season, boosting Sturridge up the list. Matip was returning from a hamstring injury that kept him sidelined during the tail-end of last season, but Klopp believes the 26-year-old sustained a different knock on Sunday.

by | July 23, 2018 | 18:28

The Dodgers (53-43) are a half-game ahead of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the National League West. Los Angeles fell one win short of a World Series title previous year, losing in Game 7 to the Houston Astros . Now playing in the National League West, how is Machado's fantasy baseball value affected? Machado immediately solves that problem for the Dodgers.

by | July 23, 2018 | 17:55

According to TSN , Montreal is giving up two first round draft picks, plus receiver Chris Williams and defensive end Jamaal Westerman. Manziel has not taken a regular season snap for the CFL team as he served as a back-up to starter Jeremiah Masoli .

by | July 23, 2018 | 15:57

That was the drive of my life. "It's been the most emotional day, up and down". I'm exhausted and then I put everything in I have in to that. I kept pushing, kept believing and it happens. Beaten by Vettel in his home British Grand Prix two weeks ago, where he went from pole to the back of the field and up to second, he had turned the tables completely.

by | July 23, 2018 | 15:37

Manziel didn't come cheap for the Alouettes. Manziel, along with OT Tony Washington and OL Landon Rice are on their way to Montreal in exchange for DE Jamaal Westerman , WR Chris Williams , and a first round pick in 2020 and 2021. Manziel joined the CFL on a two-year deal with Hamilton with hopes of jump-starting his career, but couldn't overtake quarterback Jeremiah Masoli for the starting job.

by | July 23, 2018 | 13:54

Recent reports from Italy had claimed that new manager Unai Emery was preparing to make Iwobi available for transfer amid interest from Serie A giants Lazio and AC Milan. Everton reportedly want Arsenal's Alex Iwobi . The Mirror says Iwobi has agreed terms on an improved contract following talks which have been ongoing since the end of last season.

by | July 23, 2018 | 13:14

Tokyo 2020 president and former Japanese prime minister Yoshiro Mori was present at the unveiling and delivered a message of inclusion. But anyone who has spent a summer in Tokyo knows that's not necessarily the case. "It's a natural outcome of being in July and August". "However, we give a signal that the total number of participants of the Olympiad remains part of the Olympic Charter", - quotes the words of the sports Director of the IOC Keith McConnell official website of the organization.

by | July 23, 2018 | 13:14

Miraitowa and Someity have been unveiled as the names of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots respectively as the two characters made their official debut at a launch event today. In a country that has a fondness for mascots, Tokyo 2020 organisers sought to create lovable characters for the Games with both selections said to have superpowers and an ability to teleport between the digital world and reality.

by | July 23, 2018 | 09:46

Japan posted the first try of the game, but Fiji hit back with scores from Semi Kunatani, Jose Seru, Jerry Tuwai, Josua Tuisova, Semi Radradra and Jasa Veremalua as the fixture turned into a rout. New Zealand broke Fijian hearts earlier in the day, when they downed Fiji 22-17 in the semifinals to gain their place in the final. Ireland subsequently beat Russian Federation to set up a fifth/sixth-placed play-off clash against the Spaniards, and though they lost at AT&T Park, plenty of ...