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Roger Federer Leaves Nike for Uniqlo

Federer retained his Nike shoes, as Uniqlo do not now manufacture tennis footwear. Reports earlier this month suggested that the 36-year-old was preparing to end his career-long association with Nike in favour of a ten-year deal with Uniqlo after...

Roger Federer finds Wimbledon 2018 opener ‘nerve-racking’

Perhaps most importantly, the deal also features a clause that says he will continue to be paid even if he doesn't play. This switch also means that Federer won't be able to sport the "RF" logo as it officially belongs to Nike. When told it was fou...

England captain Harry Kane says he can score in every tournament game

Southgate describes himself as the man who shattered a nation's dream. Here, Press Association Sport flags up what to look out for on the final day of last-16 ties. A route to the final can be plotted. He's been racing aboard unicorns in the p...

Brazil v Mexico 02 July 2018

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio lamented Neymar's theatrical antics when Layun appeared to stand on him on the sideline, and said Brazil's slowing tactics when it went ahead made it hard for El Tri . "We can't take any risks in such an importan...

Durant plans to re-sign with Warriors, report

Durant's new deal will keep in the Bay City for at least another season on a salary of $30 million. The New York Times was first to report Durant's decision. "Process that", Philadelphia star Joel Embiid wrote on Twitter. Incidentally, Durant wil...

Australia-Philippines game ends with 13 ejections after massive brawl breaks out

Australian NBA player Thon Maker was seen leaping knee-first into an opponent during the fracas. " We are extremely disappointed with what happened and our role in it ", Basketball Australia chief executive Anthony Moore said . We didn't wan...

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers talk at start of free agency

In his absence, the Lakers will now reportedly look at signing fellow free agent Boogie Cousins - whom James once labelled "the best big man in the NBA " - in order to remain an attractive proposition to the four-time league MVP. After taking some...

Lakers renounce rights to Randle and agree to terms with Rondo

That announcement was quickly followed by agreements by Kentavious Caldwell-Pope , Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee to play for the Lakers, sources told ESPN's Chris Haynes. Los Angeles can be patient, get the trade they want or add the free ag...

DeMarcus Cousins narrowed list to Warriors and Celtics

In 48 games, Cousins was averaging 25.2 points, 12.9 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks per game while shooting 75 percent from the free throw line. The 2018-19 season and defending champs already are shaping up to better than previous year. Can ...

LeBron James Agrees To Four-Year Deal With Lakers

That third season - worth $35.6 million for 2018-19 - is the option that James declined. Unfortunately for Cavaliers fans, LeBron James reportedly has no plan to meet the Cavaliers in person when 2018 free agency officially starts. George's cho...

LeBron James Speaks to Cleveland GM as Free Agency Opens

Why did James sign with the Lakers? The franchise has a pair of young studs in Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, the relatively easy ability to create max cap space and the aggressive mentality to continue chasing a Kawhi Leonard trade. LeBron is headi...

LeBron James to join Los Angeles Lakers

But the Lakers will instantly rise with James, a three-time champion who after being swept by the Warriors in this year's NBA Finals said he is still driven and very much in "championship mode". James isn't expected to drag his choice out over seve...

Alonso hails Liverpool new-boy Keita’s quality

The midfielder completed his £52m move from Leipzig this week and is raring to get going ahead of pre-season training next week. Keita was being shown around the first team dressing room at the Reds training ground when injured midfielder Alex Ox...

Chris Paul, Rockets compromise by agreeing to four-year max contract

The Rockets will match any offer that Capela receives because he is a restricted free agent. Paul could have held out for a five-year max worth over $200 million, which would have taken him through his age-38 season, by which time he undoubtedly woul...

LeBron James agrees to 4-year, $154 million contract with Lakers

For most free-agent signings (especially in a different sport entirely than what's being televised), this would be significant overkill, but Woj's description of this as a "seismic shift in the NBA " feels accurate. The terms were confirmed by a per...

LeBron declines option to be NBA's most prized free agent

It remains to be seen whether the Lakers will acquire Kawhi Leonard from the San Antonio Spurs , who wants out and has asked to be dealt to Los Angeles . With GM Bryan Colangelo deposed, the 76ers consortium will be made up of coach Brett Bro...

LeBron James thanks Cavaliers fans

There is no doubt that the addition of James immediately brings the Lakers back into the forefront of the National Basketball Association. This is the third time in eight years that James has changed teams via free agency. It also helps that the La...

LeBron James rumor roundup: The latest on his plans for free agency

And though the Lakers were the rumored destination for a long time, there was not reports of James holding a meeting with LA's brass. Los Angeles had been hoping to sign Paul George . There is no doubt that the addition of James immediately brin...

Oregon State beats Arkansas 5-0 to take College World Series

After a series comeback against the University of Arkansas in Omaha , Nebraska, the club returned to Corvallis hoisting the 2018 NCAA College World Series Championship trophy. Campbell got Jack Anderson to ground out to strand two runners, then ...

Chris Froome Set To Be Banned From Tour De France

Froome is being investigated by world cycling's governing body after double the allowed level of legal asthma drug Salbutamol was found in his urine during his 2017 Vuelta a Espana win. However, a French court cleared the Quick Step rider 24 hour...

Tiger charges but fades as Ancer, Molinari lead National

He is now seven-under for the tournament after he shot an even-par Thursday. And with a birdie on the final hole for a 67, he tied for sixth to earn his first trip to the British Open. The win matched the largest margin of victory on the PGA Tour thi...

LeBron James signs massive free agent deal with Los Angeles Lakers

It appears that James chose the Lakers over the Cleveland Cavaliers , although the Philadelphia 76ers did make a push late. James, 33, has shown little sign of slowing down despite accumulating thousands of regular season and playoff minutes.

Mercedes admit they cost Lewis Hamilton victory but dismiss need for change

While most teams pitted early during the virtual safety vehicle due to debris on the track Mercedes didn't bring Hamilton in and when he pitted Red Bull took the lead of the race with Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo leading a one-two. In the ensuri...

Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has announced his retirement

The 27-year-old repeatedly failed to find a teammate with his passes from the back, failing to complete a single successful pass in the opening 45 minutes. Eight years ago Iniesta scored the goal that gave Spain their first ever World Cup in Sout...

Spain dumped out on penalties by Russian Federation

That was also the case during the shootout, in which Russian Federation scored each of their spot-kicks through Fedor Smolov , Sergei Ignashevich , Aleksandr Golovin, and Denis Cheryshev , while Akinfeev saved from Koke and Iago Aspas. "It's a tou...

England's political and leaders would be welcome at World Cup Russian organisers

He was unable to inspire Spain to victory however as they were beaten 4-3 on penalties by the World Cup hosts. Spain became the first team since at least 1966 to make over 1,000 passes in a World Cup game, but created very few clear chanc...

[BREAKING] Croatia Vs Denmark enters penalty shoot-out

Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic made three saves in the penalty shootout. Mathias Jorgensen gave Denmark the lead after 58 seconds but Mario Mandzukic levelled for Croatia in the fourth minute. Denmark have relied upon the considerab...

Mexican fans rejoice at embassy

If Germany defeats South Korea in Kazan and Sweden simultaneously tops Mexico , three teams would finish with six points, sending it to tiebreakers that start with the best goal differential. The German coach said all other players are availab...

Party in OKC: George stays put

It's a decision that speaks volumes, and one that could be viewed as George choosing Russell Westbrook over LeBron James . George averaged 21.9 points and 5.7 rebounds in 2017-18, his first with the Thunder. Paul George is back. I mean, honestl...

Joshua promoter challenges Wilder to sign contract for Wembley clash

Controversy recently emerged over an alleged contract that was handed to Wilder, by Eddie Hearn, which outlined an invitation to a bout with Joshua, but the invitation included neither date or location, and a rather one-sided rematch clause which opt...

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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...

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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...

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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...

Trump's stunned silence as Kanye rants in White House

Trump's stunned silence as Kanye rants in White House

West also mentioned North Korea and said , to Trump , "You stopped the war". But West said many people told him the most important thing is to make sure to curb any stop-and-fris...

Fabinho insists he is adapting well at Liverpool

Fabinho insists he is adapting well at Liverpool

Before the start of the new Premier League season, everyone had their money on Manchester City to defend their league title. "But I've kept a positive mind, worked really har...

Kyrgios attracts more scrutiny from officials, says Woodbridge

Kyrgios attracts more scrutiny from officials, says Woodbridge

Kyrgios made no initial public comment after his defeat to qualifier Klahn, but has previously spoken of his intent to learn from Federer. During the second set, Dumusois was ove...

Manchester United under pressure due to poor form - Fred

Both players were seen as leaders within the dressing room. France and Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has told AFP in an interview that his worldwide teammates gi...

Jadeja hits debut ton as India declare on record 649-9

Jadeja hits debut ton as India declare on record 649-9

Reacting to the comparisons and frenzy, Indian captain Virat Kohli on the eve of second Test said "I don't think he should be rushed into anything yet because you need to give ...

Majorca Floods: Two Brits Reported Dead After Heavy Rain Sweeps Island

Majorca Floods: Two Brits Reported Dead After Heavy Rain Sweeps Island

The UK's Foreign Office said it was "urgently seeking updates" from Spanish authorities, according to the BBC , amidst fears of additional casualties among British nationals. Sp...

Steelers' Antonio Brown faces two lawsuits in Florida

Steelers' Antonio Brown faces two lawsuits in Florida

Through the course of their investigation, police determined Brown had become angered and started throwing things in the apartment and off the balcony on the 14th floor . A glass ...