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Yaya Toure keen to stay
- May 24, 2017

I want to be honest with the fans because those guys, for all the time I've been playing, those fans have been so special and the club has been good to me. A JustGiving page has also been set up by local newspaper Manchester Evening News , which has raised over £550,000 since it launched earlier on Tuesday. (more...)
Black Eyed Peas to perform at Champions League Final Black Eyed Peas to perform at Champions League Final
- May 24, 2017

Madrid won 2-0 to finish three points ahead of Barcelona . Pepe is prepared to wait "until the very last" for Real Madrid to offer him an extension to his expiring contract. The club will pursue a third UEFA Champions League victory in four seasons in the final against Juventus , who on Sunday secured their third successive Serie A and Coppa Italia double, in Cardiff on June 3. (more...)
Premier League Wenger 'sad' for Adams 'paper bag' jibe Premier League Wenger 'sad' for Adams 'paper bag' jibe
- May 23, 2017

When probed whether it will be his last ever game, he added: "I can not tell you that." . Kroenke is set to attend a board meeting in the days following that final, when Wenger's future is expected to be finalised. Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain will not feature in the club's final Premier League game of the season against Everton , while Laurent Koscielny is a doubt for the home tie. (more...)
Westbrook, Harden, Leonard finalists for NBA MVP
- May 23, 2017

Bradley played a little better against Cleveland in the first two games - he had a team-high 21 points in Game 1 and 13 in Game 2 - and was happy he was able to add a game-winning shot against the Cavs to his resume. On the second team were three first-timers - Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo , Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert and Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas - along with Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and forward Kevin Durant . (more...)
Harden, James Top All-NBA Team; George, Hayward Shut Out
- May 22, 2017

James had 13 double-doubles of points and rebounds and another 16 of points and assists for a Cavaliers team that won the Central Division for the third straight season. He won the award in 2009, 2010, 2012, and 2013. Westbrook this season became the second National Basketball Association player ever, and the first since Oscar Robertson in 1961-62, to average a triple-double - double-digit points, rebounds and assists per game - for a full season. (more...)
Juventus win record sixth consecutive Serie A title Juventus win record sixth consecutive Serie A title
- May 22, 2017

Juventus beatn Crotone 3-0 to win their sixth consecutive league title. Juventus moved four points clear of second-placed Roma , which last Sunday handed the Bianconeri their first Serie A loss since January. The powerhouse will now turn to the Champions League Final, where they're set to face off against Real Madrid at the start of June. In league play, Higuain contributed 24 goals in 36 appearances in his debut season at the club, and Pjanic has been everything Juve expected ... (more...)
England face France and Argentina in tough 2019 World Cup draw England face France and Argentina in tough 2019 World Cup draw
- May 22, 2017

You can look in two ways - it's a hard pool or it's a great pool - but you've just go to get through it. "We want to win the World Cup in 2019, and to win it, we need to be ready to play and beat anyone", he said. "No one's going to die", added Jones, who has led England to back-to-back Six Nations titles since taking over from Stuart Lancaster. "The 2015 World Cup was a great tournament with some brilliant rugby played and I'm sure the next one in Japan will be even better". (more...)
Spurs rule Leonard (ankle) out for Game 3 Spurs rule Leonard (ankle) out for Game 3
- May 22, 2017

We answered a lot of challenges throughout the course of the playoffs and learned a lot of lessons through winning. Leonard, who was selected to the All-NBA first team on Friday, has not played since aggravating the injury in the third quarter of Game 1 and has not participated in practice other than light shooting. (more...)
Westbrook, Harden, Leonard named NBA MVP finalists
- May 22, 2017

But if James is looking for more fuel for the playoffs, he was not named to the first team on all 100 ballots, with the Houston Rockets' James Harden the only player unanimously chosen by a global panel of sports writers and broadcasters. (more...)
Retiring Lahm, Alonso get emotional ovation Retiring Lahm, Alonso get emotional ovation
- May 22, 2017

Lahm will play his final match for the Bundesliga champions on Saturday (May 20) in the season finale against Freiburg - almost 15 years after he made his debut for the club. "It was amusing, I expected this but it was not only Robben and I have clear in mind which players did the shower to me", he said. Then, the tears flowed and Lahm left the field for the final time. (more...)
Svitolina wins in Rome after Halep falters in final set Svitolina wins in Rome after Halep falters in final set
- May 22, 2017

Having claimed the Madrid Open title, which came hot on the heels of a semi-final spot in Stuttgart, Halep secured a dominant 6-2 6-4 triumph over Kontaveit. Sunday's final will be eighth seed Svitolina's fourth of the year. "I feel happy we could finish actually". "It's really tough to stop because of the rain but here we are, I'm in the final and it's really nice. (more...)
IPL: Mumbai to field against Pune in Qualifier 1
- May 21, 2017

Currently, Mumbai and Pune both captured top position at the IPL points table on the first and second spot with 20 and 18 points both teams are having respectively. The following players were rested in the last and final league MI match . All-rounder Ben Stokes was replaced by right-handed batsman Lockie Ferguson. (more...)
Sam Allardyce: Crystal Palace survival helps boss put England behind him Sam Allardyce: Crystal Palace survival helps boss put England behind him
- May 21, 2017

Asked if he would have done the same as Mourinho in his position, Allardyce added: "There's no doubt about that". British media have reported Liverpool want £30 million (RM169 million) for the centre back and Eagles chairman Steve Parish has said that he will only agree a deal if it made financial sense. (more...)
Lexi Thompson opens 3-stroke lead at Kingsmill Lexi Thompson opens 3-stroke lead at Kingsmill
- May 21, 2017

Lexi Thompson watches her tee shot on the ninth hole during the second round of the Kingsmill Championship LPGA golf tournament in Williamsburg , Va., Friday, May 19, 2017. 1, and just the military in general". Even if I putt good, if the long game isn't there, there's a limit on how low you can go. It was a sense of freedom that words can't even describe. (more...)
Mourinho did not care about losing to Arsenal - he was smiling! Mourinho did not care about losing to Arsenal - he was smiling!
- May 21, 2017

The Portuguese boss, however, will still be without five players as Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Ashley Young, Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have all been ruled out for the rest of the season after picking up injuries in recent weeks. (more...)
King Conte amused by win, chases new record
- May 21, 2017

A 4-0 win over West Brom in their third game saw Chelsea to the summit and again, they were not to be budged. The 36-year-old defender's contract at Stamford Bridge won't be renewed at the end of the season and he will be leaving the club after 22 years in the Blues outfit. (more...)
National Basketball Association player Kanter heading to U.S. after detained in Romania National Basketball Association player Kanter heading to U.S. after detained in Romania
- May 21, 2017

I'm being held at Romanian airport by Police! "Today at around 1 p.m. local time an individual arrived from Frankfurt", they said. An ESPN.com report noted the 25-year-old, who's represented Turkey at the global level, has become an "outspoken critic" of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan through his support of the Gulen movement. (more...)
Everton set sights on transfer targets as Europe beckons Everton set sights on transfer targets as Europe beckons
- May 20, 2017

Koeman also gave his thoughts on striker Romelu Lukaku's bid to win the Premier League Golden Boot. Koeman was appointed the Southampton manager in the summer of 2014, and after two years, the Dutchman left for Everton in the summer of 2016. (more...)
Jorge Sampaoli says Argentina wants him as next coach Jorge Sampaoli says Argentina wants him as next coach
- May 20, 2017

Sampaoli has only been at Sevilla for one season, but he praised the club and said his desire to manage Argentina had nothing to do with what has happened at Sevilla , saying "I don't want any friction with Sevilla , whom I am grateful to". (more...)
Man Utd have to win Europa League final — Henrikh Mkhitaryan exclusive Man Utd have to win Europa League final — Henrikh Mkhitaryan exclusive
- May 20, 2017

Manchester United's injured players will still be making the trip to Sweden next week to cheer their colleagues on in the Europa League final . In training on Friday, Kieran O'Hara, Demetri Mitchell, Scott McTominay , Josh Harrop, Matty Willock , Axel Tuanzebe , Angel Gomes , and Zach Dearnley were all involved. (more...)
Premier League 'Don't kill me' for playing kids, begs Man Utd manager Premier League 'Don't kill me' for playing kids, begs Man Utd manager
- May 20, 2017

It could be the record-breaking striker's last United appearance at Old Trafford as he is expected to leave the club at the end of the season. With the Ajax game in mind, Mourinho said he had a "little bad feeling" about the injury. He frequently lost the ball as United looked to counter attack. 'Marouane is a question mark. Despite this, Tuanzebe is yet to feature in his favoured centre-back role. (more...)
KRK insults Irrfan Khan in his latest tweets KRK insults Irrfan Khan in his latest tweets
- May 20, 2017

Once they came to an agreement, they agree to help Irrfan promote Hindi Medium through a new tactic - make memes out of him. And this Hindi Medium trailer is very fantastic, and it has received all positive reactions. Bhushan Kumar said, "I would like to personally thank the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani for making this happen". (more...)
Jose set to lose De Gea Jose set to lose De Gea
- May 20, 2017

Everything tells me he will be at Real Madrid next season". But despite Mourinho's public assertion that De Gea will remain at Old Trafford, concern over the Spaniard's intentions have now prompted United to intensify their monitoring of Oblak, with the club increasing their scouting trips to the Vicente Calderon to watch the 24-year-old. (more...)
Fired-up Novak Djokovic enters last eight in Rome, Stan Wawrinka out
- May 20, 2017

Second-seeded Djokovic next plays Juan Martin del Potro after the Argentine ousted seventh-seeded Kei Nishikori 7-6 (4), 6-3. " It's coming at the right time, we're getting closer to Roland Garros ". " When you lack confidence and rhythm , against opponents like (Benoit) Paire and Isner, it s not ideal", said Wawrinka, who had beaten Frenchman Paire 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday. (more...)
Kokrak in pole position at AT&T Byron Nelson but Spieth misses cut Kokrak in pole position at AT&T Byron Nelson but Spieth misses cut
- May 20, 2017

He has not recorded a top-10 finish since winning at Pebble Beach in February. World number one Dustin Johnson is one of six men on six under after a three-under-par 67 and he will hope to be in contention come Sunday night. "All week I've been feeling better and better with the putter", said Kokrak. He played four times in six weeks upon his return until taking a post-Masters break to get married. (more...)