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Sharapova is the favourite, claims Serena Sharapova is the favourite, claims Serena
- June 04, 2018

The two players met in the Paris final in 2013 and in the quarterfinal of the 2016 Australian Open, which was Sharapova's last match before a 15-month doping ban. Sharapova dropped just three games as she knocked out the sixth-seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova . Pliskova has led the WTA in aces the past three seasons - and is No. (more...)
Lewandowski poised to leave Bayern for new challenge Lewandowski poised to leave Bayern for new challenge
- June 02, 2018

He will not be short of suitors. "Robert's motives are not for money or for any specific club as all the best clubs in the world would like to have the best striker in the world in their ranks". "He is a very important player for us", he told a news conference. "Nobody needs to worry, he will also play football here in Munich next year", Rummenigge said. (more...)
President Buhari urges Super Eagles to make Nigeria proud at World Cup President Buhari urges Super Eagles to make Nigeria proud at World Cup
- June 02, 2018

Hello. Add your message here. "It's tough because we can't take all the 30 players to the World Cup", team spokesman Toyin Ibitoye told BBC Sport . "The team and the coaching staff are in high spirits and are highly motivated to soar above their opponents at the World Cup". On Monday, the three-time African champions lock horns with DR Congo before they confront England on June 2 and Czech Republic four days later. (more...)
Cavaliers still think they have the blueprint for beating Warriors Cavaliers still think they have the blueprint for beating Warriors
- June 02, 2018

It caused mass confusion everywhere on the floor, and provided a highlight National Basketball Association fans will chuckle at for years to come. Thompson had taken exception to Warriors guard Shaun Livingston putting up a shot with five seconds left in overtime and the game in hand. (more...)
Messi grabs hat-trick as Argentina canter to 4-0 win Messi grabs hat-trick as Argentina canter to 4-0 win
- June 02, 2018

Messi, 30, has won 32 trophies with his club, but hasn't lifted anything with La Albiceleste . Barcelona's superstar forward Lionel Messi's departure from Camp Nou has always kept rumour mills abuzz. A turbulent qualifying campaign was rescued by a Messi hat-trick in the thin air of Quito, but there is little margin for error in a challenging group featuring Croatia , Nigeria and tournament debutants Iceland. (more...)
Actor Arbaaz Khan summoned by police in IPL betting case Actor Arbaaz Khan summoned by police in IPL betting case
- June 02, 2018

Jalan was arrested for providing software to the five bookies who were arrested in the Dombivali case. According to reports in the media, Jalan has a widespread racket with a majority of clients in South Africa. In May 2013, Delhi police had arrested three Rajasthan Royals players on spot-fixing charges soon after a match in Mumbai . "We found the book during a search at his home", Police said. (more...)
Is worldwide comeback on the cards? Shahid Afridi answers; Watch video Is worldwide comeback on the cards? Shahid Afridi answers; Watch video
- June 02, 2018

Earlier, the World XI won the toss and elected to field first against West Indies . While The historic Lord's will offer the ideal stage for today's Twenty20 worldwide between West Indies and the ICC World XI , there is only one player likely to provide the box office aura the occasion demands. (more...)
Serena Williams advances to third round of French Open Serena Williams advances to third round of French Open
- June 02, 2018

It was another milestone in the 23-time major winner's comeback, as she competes in her first Grand Slam since giving birth to her daughter . "And then if I need to train again, I have X time in training because of her nap schedules". (more...)
Arsenal to sign 17-year-old on three-year contract Arsenal to sign 17-year-old on three-year contract
- June 02, 2018

The Sun reported earlier this month that Arsenal would offload the Wales global this summer unless a contract extension was signed. New manager Unai Emery wants the Wales global to stay, and the club are willing to increase his wages of £110,000 a week. (more...)
Israeli ambassador confirms Chelsea's Russian owner Abramovich received citizenship Israeli ambassador confirms Chelsea's Russian owner Abramovich received citizenship
- June 02, 2018

Former Chelsea chief executive Trevor Birch has told BBC Radio 4 he believes the delay in renewing Roman Abramovich's visa has left the club facing a period of uncertainty. "He has spent many years in the United Kingdom and is a legitimate businessman, nothing has changed", the source said. The current stadium capacity is around 42,000. (more...)
Golden State's Iguodala to miss Game 5 against Rockets Golden State's Iguodala to miss Game 5 against Rockets
- June 01, 2018

Houston showed a level of toughness on Tuesday that we have not really seen from Mike D'Antoni's squad this year. The only scores from that point came from the foul line as Kevin Durant passed up an opportunity to take the game-tying shot with the Warriors down 94-92 with just seconds remaining. (more...)
Swiss federal judge clears Peru captain to play at WC Swiss federal judge clears Peru captain to play at WC
- June 01, 2018

The ban, backdated to November, was reduced to six months less than two weeks later after the player protested to FIFA's Appeal Committee, meaning he was eligible for the World Cup which starts next month. So far, the CAS panel has only issued its decision, without grounds. The sports court decided a ban through January 2019 was an 'appropriate sanction.in light of Mr. (more...)
Salah ‘Confident’ Of Playing In World Cup Salah ‘Confident’ Of Playing In World Cup
- June 01, 2018

Speculation over the future of Gareth Bale is rife after he hinted he may be willing to leave the Bernabeu. Then, it was for what he perceived as a lack of support from the club over an ongoing tax investigation into the management of his image rights from the Spanish authorities. (more...)
Joel Embiid Takes Shot at Bryan Colangelo Alleged Burner Account Joel Embiid Takes Shot at Bryan Colangelo Alleged Burner Account
- June 01, 2018

Even if Colangelo didn't operate all 5 twitter accounts -after all he only confirmed that one of the five was his- is there too much smoke now to were ownership won't take action? "All jokes asides I don't believe the story", he tweeted . (more...)
Gordon Hayward underwent successful surgery, expected at 'full strength' come training camp Gordon Hayward underwent successful surgery, expected at 'full strength' come training camp
- June 01, 2018

On opening night of the 2017-18 season, Hayward suffered a severe ankle fracture. If Hayward and Irving are indeed able to return healthy for the beginning of the season, expectations will by sky high in Boston. "We can't think about 'what could have been.' But when Kyrie is on our team, we're at another level". Gordon Hayward is closer than ever to returning to the court. (more...)
Liverpool transfer rumours: Nabil Fekir, Jasper Cillessen and Wilfried Zaha Liverpool transfer rumours: Nabil Fekir, Jasper Cillessen and Wilfried Zaha
- June 01, 2018

Liverpool clinched one transfer earlier this week, snapping up AS Monaco star Fabinho . Speculation about a number of goalkeepers has increased following Karius' high-profile errors in Kiev. He can play (as a No. 6, No. 8 and No. 2). "After he arrived here he was able to achieve higher development at this football club". "We are hugely proud that a natural talent we developed is in the national squad and I will be at the match tonight (Monday night) when he will play for France", ... (more...)
Mohamed Salah Gives Egypt Hope For World Cup With News Over Injury Mohamed Salah Gives Egypt Hope For World Cup With News Over Injury
- June 01, 2018

Zidane, who won the World Cup with France in 1998 as a player, told media at a hastily arranged press conference in Madrid: "The team needs to keep winning so it needs a change to keep winning". "I love this club and the president who gave me the chance to play for this club and manage the club of my dreams, but everything changes and that is why I have taken the decision to leave". (more...)
'Superhero' Serena Williams wins on French Open return 'Superhero' Serena Williams wins on French Open return
- June 01, 2018

After falling behind 3-0 in the first-set tiebreaker, Williams reeled off six points in a row. "She dropped out of high school nearly 35 years ago to support her family and works 70+ hours a week, sacrificing her health and free time to support them..." Barty wrapped it up when the American netted a weary-looking forehand, the 12th unforced error of the set for the 23-time major victor. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers' Blueprint to Upsetting Warriors in 2018 NBA Finals Cleveland Cavaliers' Blueprint to Upsetting Warriors in 2018 NBA Finals
- June 01, 2018

The Cavaliers are looking for their second-ever championship and LeBron James' fourth. "This is the biggest difference that I remember between two teams heading into the Finals in my time in the NBA ", Van Gundy told reporters Tuesday while on a conference call . (more...)
LeBron James thought it was a mistake to trade Kyrie Irving LeBron James thought it was a mistake to trade Kyrie Irving
- June 01, 2018

The Warriors, by virtue of a 58-50 edge in wins during the regular season, will have the home-court advantage in the best-of-seven series. The team announced today that All-Star forward Kevin Love has completed the NBA's concussion protocol and is OK to suit up and play against the Golden State Warriors in Game 1. (more...)
Ex-Piston Thomas: LeBron a 'much better' player than Jordan Ex-Piston Thomas: LeBron a 'much better' player than Jordan
- June 01, 2018

Cleveland's 16 fast-break points for the game might not seem that notable, but considering they scored 87 in total, their aggression in transition was critical. "We've been counted out a long time this season". With point guard Kyrie Irving traded to Boston in the offseason , and a roster that required a revamp during the year, the Cavaliers were not expected to get this far, even with James operating at a different level. (more...)
National Football League owners said Trump influenced anthem protest talks National Football League owners said Trump influenced anthem protest talks
- May 31, 2018

Ross also said he believed that National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell had been influenced by Trump's comments, the Journal reported. Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross testified in his deposition that Trump "changed the dialogue" on how the league would handle the anthem protests, according to the Journal . (more...)
A Look At the NBA's Booming Business Ahead of the Finals A Look At the NBA's Booming Business Ahead of the Finals
- May 31, 2018

I just think about what I need to do to impact this series, to impact the game, to help my team. Also on the podcast: Cavs coach Tyronn Lue talks about his health and ESPN's Doris Burke breaks down the series - including why she roots for both LeBron James and Kevin Durant . (more...)
I'm still not fit - Neymar I'm still not fit - Neymar
- May 31, 2018

Of course I have to adjust to certain things. "So, every day we talk because I always go and challenge him and each day he is better, faster and it is more and more hard to block him". Neymar joined PSG from Barcelona last August for a record-breaking £200 million, but the 26-year-old has already been linked with a move away from the club with Real Madrid emerging as the favourites. (more...)
Arsene Wenger Favourite To Take Over At Real Madrid Arsene Wenger Favourite To Take Over At Real Madrid
- May 31, 2018

He won 104 of his 149 games in charge and won one La Liga title, one Spanish Super Cup , two UEFA Super Cups and two Club World titles to go with his three Champions League crowns. The Frenchman also lead Madrid to back-to-back European Super Cups and Club World Cups in 2016 and 2017. Zidane's shock announcement was made at a hastily arranged press conference on Thursday lunchtime, with the French legend confirming his intention to step aside from his role in an announcement few ... (more...)