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Sharapova: Roland Garros was 'a step in the right direction'

The Romanian's mentality has often been questioned, but she showed her mental strength and remains on course to win her first Grand Slam. Sharapova looked out of touch from the beginning and was never allowed to settle, as Muguruza posted her first...

Fabio Capello claims Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United

Real Madrid midfielder, Marco Asensio , has admitted he "can't imagine playing without Cristiano Ronaldo ", as the Portugal captain is again linked with a move away. We are focused on what we have to do in the national team. "Age-wise you have a c...

Favored Justify draws the rail for Belmont

The call signals jockeys to climb onto the saddle in the paddock about 10 minutes before post time . "We'll deal with it". But none have won from the rail since Empire Maker in 2003. "One of these horses or two maybe has to run a little bit better t...

Peru World Cup 2018 squad and team guide

Denmark's final 23-man squad for the World Cup has no place for Nicklas Bendtner after the striker suffered an injury playing for Rosenborg. "We played a very good game today and we have to keep this unity". The captains of Peru's Group C rivals - A...

Discovery, PGA building the ‘Netflix’ of golf in rights deal

However, the tour's plan to roll out PGA Tour Live - its own subscription-based digital platform that offers select-hole, live-streaming coverage - in the United Kingdom from next year could post more immediate problems for the broadcaster.

IPL betting racket: Actor Arbaaz Khan appears before Thane police

Actor-producer Arbaaz Khan on Saturday confessed to having placed bets on Indian Premier League matches in 2017, NDTV reported. Thane Police Commissioner, Param Bir Singh said that the interrogation was on and a DCP rank officer will brief ...

LeBron says neither Cavs nor Warriors will visit White House

The names of Filipino-American Jordan Clarkson, Jeff Green , Kyle Korver and even Smith, cropped up as to provide the needed support for Lebron to avoid falling into a 4-0 sweep or 3-1 hole when the playoff return to the Bay Area. "He's lived it. I ...

Floyd Mayweather again highest-paid athlete, per Forbes magazine

Mayweather would win that fight via 10th round TKO and his $285 million earned is more than both the No. 2 and No. 3 athletes on the list, combined. Forbes said tennis' female sportspersons Li Na, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams were list r...

IN IMAGES: Nadal's 16-0 streak vs. old buddy Gasquet

Asked what he knew of his last-16 opponent, Nadal was typically quick to point out victory could not be taken for granted. Ball boy displayed some neat forehands and backhands after sending the first ball into the net. "He has power, so he's a unsa...

Chelsea ready to hijack Arsenal target

After Loris Karius' bad performance against Real Madrid in the Champions League final, The Reds are looking for a new goalkeeper. They will not pay big money for Cillessen, and the player himself is unlikely to be interested in a move. With 36-year...

Manchester United mean business, sign Brazilian midfielder Fred

Born in Belo Horizonte, Fred moved to Europe in 2013 from Brazilian club Internacional and enjoyed success during five years in Ukraine. He was at the centre of controversy in 2015 after testing positive for the the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide d...

Gardaí trying to track van used in fatal Bray shooting

Gardai said the men had sustained serious injuries in the attack in Bray, Co Wicklow. Bray Boxing Club, which is in the town's harbour area, is where Katie Taylor and fellow Olympian Adam Nolan trained. He said: "We are not giving out full detai...

Messi warms up for World Cup with hat-trick against Haiti

World Cup victor Diego Maradona has offered Barcelona mega start and Argentine skipper Lionel Messi some precious advice ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russian Federation this summer. "He'd give some titles with Barcelona for that one wit...

Argentina-Israel friendly in Jerusalem reportedly canceled amid Palestinian pressure

Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi has refused to consider him as the world's best and dubbed himself as "just another player" as the Argentinean talisman prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup. Rajoub has long urged FIFA to expel Israel from t...

India down Kenya in Intercontinental Cup

The match also marked Chhetri's 100th appearance for India. On either side of Chhetri's landmark double, Jeje (71st) made it 2-0 as India bagged two wins in as many games and moved to six points. Chhetri's heart-touching appeal went viral with ...

Jutanugarn shoots 67, climbs into lead at US Women’s Open

Ariya Jutanugarn used two quick birdies at the U.S. Women's Open to put the pressure on leader Sarah Jane Smith . She could also make it consecutive Australian major winners at Shoal Creek following Wayne Grady's victory at the 1990 PGA Champ...

J.R. Smith Struggles In Game 2 After Costly Game 1 Mistake

Kevin Durant scored 26 points for the second time this series, but ramped up his floor game across the board, shooting less, rebounding with more physicality, facilitating with goal and competing harder on defense. Coach Steve Kerr remains optimistic...

Liverpool quick to respond to reports of Nabil Fekir medical

Eurosport and Canal Plus sports journalist and soon to be Liverpool hero Romain Collet-Gaudin has tweeted that a deal between the attacker and the Merseyside club is close, just a medical to be had. And he is hoping to drag the negotiations beyond ...

Novak Djokovic comes through Roberto Bautista Agut test at Roland Garros

However, Cecchinato, the world number 72, went on to win 7-5 4-6 6-0 6-3. The former world No. 1, who will play Fernando Verdasco in the fourth round, is through to the second week of the French Open for the 12th time in 13 years. However, Dzumhu...

Godolphin strike gold at Epsom Derby

Aidan O'Brien, who won the race with Wings Of Eagles a year ago, is responsible for a total of five of the 12-strong field, with Delano Roosevelt (Séamie Heffernan), The Pentagon (Wayne Lordan), Kew Gardens (Donnacha O'Brien) and Zabriske (Pádraig ...

Fury fires warning at Joshua, Wilder

The Return Of The Mack and it has been a long time coming. And Fury dismissed the theory he may have been frustrated to be away from boxing while Anthony Joshua has stepped into the spotlight and become the WBA, IBF and WBO belt holder.

Manuel Neuer returns for Germany

The good news from a German perspective is that Bayern Munich goalkeeper Neuer looks set to go to the World Cup , having proved his fitness despite eight months on the sidelines due to injury. "We lost too many balls which normally doesn't happe...

Is Marouane Fellaini About To Trade Man Utd For Arsenal?

The Belgium global is out of contract after five years at Old Trafford and free to negotiate with interested clubs. Marouane Fellaini is far from the most popular player amongst most football fans but wouldn't be the worst free signing given Arsen...

Serena Williams Is Out of French Open With Arm Injury

I can only take solace in the fact I'm going to continue to get better. A visibly distraught Serena Williams fronted media at Roland Garros overnight, following her injury enforced exit from the French open . Williams: "I honestly don't have ...

Duke, UNC-Michigan headline ACC/Big Ten Challenge | AP sports

State at Wisconsin; Purdue at Florida State; Rutgers at Miami; Virginia Tech at Penn State; Pittsburgh at Iowa; Georgia Tech at Northwestern; Notre Dame at IL. All 14 Big Ten teams and 14 of the 15 ACC teams will participate in the 20...

Robertson: Mohamed Salah can emulate Messi and Ronaldo

The Egypt forward, who is hoping to recover from a shoulder injury before the start of the World Cup , has emerged as a potential Ballon d'Or victor on the back of his fine campaign. The report in Marca suggests Ronaldo is unhappy at the club and ...

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola banned for two Champions League games

I have the impression that Pep, without acknowledgment or respect, did everything to spoil my last season. "I have tried to understand - I politely asked the fitness staff for my statistics and when I discovered that they were as good, sometimes ev...

Andre Iguodala plans NBA Finals return, progressing with knee injury

The 2018 NBA Finals isn't expected to last much longer. And, of course, 73 was off the charts in '16 - and didn't protect Golden State that year after all. The Warriors will evaluate Klay Thompson after pregame warmups to see how he does on his...

Novak Djokovic Reunites With an Old Coach and Rediscovers His Game

Former world number one Djokovic, who would face either second seed Alexander Zverev or Austrian Dominic Thiem in the semi-finals should he beat Cecchinato, hasn't reached the last four at a Grand Slam since the 2016 US Open. I have been many, ma...

Manuel Pellegrini and His Wife Mugged by Armed Robbers in Chile

The Chilean, 64, was traveling with the group to a restaurant on Saturday when the incident happened. A police helicopter was mobilised in the hunt for the criminals, whose vehicle was eventually found in a suburb of Santiago called Conchali.

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Eden Hazard blames himself for the sack of Mourinho at Chelsea

Three years on, though, Hazard has said he would love to work with Mourinho again one day and revealed what he messaged him after his departure in December, 2015. Hazard has a...

Djokovic outguns Anderson in Shanghai

Defeat for Federer means he can't defend the title he won past year and he will also drop to No 3 in the world rankings after Novak Djokovic supplanted him by reaching the final...

Argentina legend Maradona blasts compatriot Lionel Messi's leadership

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak has revealed that the Premier League champions offered to triple Lionel Messi's wages in an unsuccessful attempt to bring the Barcel...

Roger Federer makes shaky start to Shanghai defence

Earlier, eighth seed Alize Cornet went down to Thailand's Luksika Kumkhum after a drama-filled clash which saw both players struggle to hold their serve. The account of the meeting...

Red Sox eliminate rival Yankees, advance to ALCS

Umpire Angel Hernandez - who had four plays reviewed at first base in the first four innings of Game 3 on Monday night, three of which were overturned - didn't get any better T...

Empty stands a sad sight for Croatia’s Dalic in England stalemate

The Three Lions were outclassed by Croatia in the semi-final, in large past thanks to the play of midfielders Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic . "I don't know who it is good for". D...

Egypt assistant delivers positive verdict on Salah’s injury

Liverpool entered the global break third in the Premier League, level on points with Manchester City and Chelsea but behind them by virtue of their slightly inferior goal differe...

Shubhankar Sharma four shots behind leader

Two-time tournament victor , Justin Thomas , is the 5/1 favourite to win the CIMB Classic, followed by another dual champion in Ryan Moore , who can be backed at 12/1 (six places...

Fight Wilder and fury could not take place

Talking exclusively to Express Sport, trainer Nelson revealed his belief in the young heavyweight, claiming Bakole would take on any of the "big three" in his next fight. Fury is h...

Jadon Sancho responds when asked about £100m Tottenham, Liverpool rumour

Preston North End loanee Lukas Nmecha is encouraged to see youth being given its chance in the England squad in the shape of Jadon Sancho and Mason Mount. "I knew about Theo Walc...

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Henry to raid Arsenal for Kwame Ampadu

Henry to raid Arsenal for Kwame Ampadu

Reports out of France and England have stated that the Arsenal legend is the favorite to be named the new manager of Monaco , after the club on the French Riviera sacked manage...

Khabib meets Putin: Russian president congratulates UFC champ on ‘worthy’ victory

Khabib meets Putin: Russian president congratulates UFC champ on ‘worthy’ victory

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has met Russian President Vladimir Putin, with the leader congratulating Nurmagomedov on his win over Conor McGregor - which Putin ...

Thunder-Bolt strikes twice for Mariners

Thunder-Bolt strikes twice for Mariners

He had missed a chance with his head in the opening 45 minutes, but he did get a second late on taking advantage of a defensive mixup to tap into an open goal . Bolt headed a McC...

It's not right! Saha hits out at Pogba's Mourinho comments

It's not right! Saha hits out at Pogba's Mourinho comments

The 25-year-old midfielder played a big part in Les Bleus' campaign in Russian Federation , scoring a goal in the final as Didier Deschamps' side beat Croatia 4-2 to lift the cov...

Predicted Indian squad for Australia Tests

Predicted Indian squad for Australia Tests

Another surprise was the exclusion of both Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar who featured for India in the Asia Cup. Thakur returned to the squad after recovering and playing...

Giants cut Ereck Flowers after tumultuous struggles

Giants cut Ereck Flowers after tumultuous struggles

The Giants could promote tackle Brian Mihalik from the practice squad to serve as an emergency swing tackle with center/guard Spencer Pulley serving as an extra lineman and jumbo...

Jay Ajayi: Eagles Playcalling vs. Vikings 'Doesn't Make Sense to Me'

Jay Ajayi: Eagles Playcalling vs. Vikings 'Doesn't Make Sense to Me'

But Wentz was called for intentional grounding and coach Doug Pederson elected not to let Jake Elliott try a 58-yarder. It can be as simple as not taking an 8-yard sack on firs...

Kanye West loves - and hugs

Kanye West loves - and hugs

He told Trump he had stopped a potential war with North Korea. On Oct. 1, West - who prefers to be called "Ye" although no one calls him that that - also told TMZ he was going ...

Prison reform, Chicago violence on menu for Kanye-Trump White House lunch

Prison reform, Chicago violence on menu for Kanye-Trump White House lunch

When Mr. West stopped his monologue for a moment, the president commented, "I'll tell you what, that was pretty impressive". "That was quite something". "We are cheating on our c...