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by | July 26, 2018 | 14:56

So this is going to be the first real test of Unai Emery's reign in north London since he replaced Arsene Wenger as manager as Atletico are one of the best sides in Europe. The 27-year-old said there was a buzz about the team as the players take on the Spanish coach's tactics, most notably a high-tempo, pressing game. "I am concentrating on this season, on the competition between the goalkeepers because we have plenty of options", he said.

by | July 25, 2018 | 23:09

Sanchez was the second runner the Rays tried to retire on the play. Beyond his lack of hustle, it's worth wondering how long the Yankees can stick with him given the fact he is batting.167 with 14 hits and 30 strikeouts in 114 at-bats in his last 30 games.

by | July 25, 2018 | 22:12

Gallup Pakistan estimated turnout at between 50 to 55 percent in an electorate of almost 106 million, similar to the previous contest in 2013. The militant "Islamic State" (IS) group and the Taliban threatened to target voters during Pakistan's national election .

by | July 25, 2018 | 20:01

When asked how many signings he was still hoping for, Mourinho replied: "I would get two more players". The most interesting takeaway was his response to the United rumours . His reputation was only enhanced with a solid World Cup showing. With Romero absent, Grant has taken his opportunity to impress and Romero has a fight on his hands just to be considered De Gea's deputy.

by | July 25, 2018 | 19:55

Ozil, 29, called time on his nine-year career with Die Mannschaft after accusing the German Football Association (DFB) of treating him with "racism and disrespect" over the issue of a photograph featuring the player alongside Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan which was taken before the World Cup .

by | July 25, 2018 | 18:29

I can not give guarantees here but I understand if people think that. "Of course it's not ideal for me, but I can not say much more about it either", he said. However, Liverpool are now ready to rebuff any interest from rival clubs and retain his services for the final year of his £120,000 per week contract.

by | July 25, 2018 | 17:48

The publication adds that, according to competing cycling teams and French media, police used tear gas to disperse the protesters - but it ended up blowing in the face of the riders, which led to the race being stopped at the 187 km-to-go point.

by | July 25, 2018 | 16:15

Kisner, who led after the first round and was a co-leader after the second round, parred his last four holes for a 68. The pretenders stumbled on the march for home, Chappell's double-bogey six at 17 making him the first to fall. Tiger Woods didn't entirely hurt his chances in the British Open . Xander Schauffele , who began the day tied for the lead with Jordan Spieth and Kevin Kisner , endured an up-and-down round but was tied for the lead at the 17th.

by | July 25, 2018 | 14:27

Liverpool have spent more than £170m on new players this summer to try to overturn last season's 25-point gap between themselves and the Premier League champions. We have three more years of contract but the results will dictate what will happen in the future. "If we are going to compare November, December, January, always comparing the position, we are going to lose all the comparisons with what we have done last season".

by | July 25, 2018 | 09:48

Sergio Marchionne has stepped down as the chief executive of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ferrari . Marchionne was appointed CEO of Fiat in 2004 and orchestrated the shock takeover of Chrysler in 2009. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's FCHA.MI new chief executive Mike Manley , who has overseen the effort to turn Jeep into a global brand, now plans to carry out the parent company's strategy unveiled last month, the company said Saturday.

by | July 24, 2018 | 21:57

Malcom agreed a five-year deal to move to the Camp Nou, with a release clause expected to be fixed at €400m. Bordeaux refused to sell Malcom in the January transfer window , with Gus Poyet announcing he would not have taken the manager's job without assurances the forward would remain until at least the end of the season.

by | July 24, 2018 | 21:04

France's victorious World Cup team is also well represented, with Kylian Mbappe , defender Raphael Varane and forward Antoine Griezmann all included, as is Croatia captain Luka Modric. FIFA's expert panel did not shortlist the past two award winners - Carli Lloyd of the US and Lieke Martens of the Netherlands. 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 FIFPro World 11.

by | July 24, 2018 | 19:54

And Ozil questions in his statement why other dual-heritage team-mates have not been subjected to the same treatment. "I never speak against Uli Hoeness, but OK, Uli Hoeness was very angry this morning because this was too much the last two months about Mesut Ozil", Matthaus said.

by | July 24, 2018 | 19:41

I think I had managed everything right before that. In the hours following the podium ceremony Hamilton was summoned to see the stewards as they investigated a potential breach of the FIA International Sporting Code. "Hamilton didn't enter the pit lane, and there is no determined penalty for infringing in the opinion of the stewards". When the race resumed, with about 10 laps left, Bottas nearly overtook Hamilton.

by | July 24, 2018 | 18:58

I need to do what's right for me and my family and that's the decision I'll be making. I'm blessed that I'm in a job I love. The former England goalkeeper was axed by the Spaniard following his appointment two years ago and despite loan spells at Torino and West Ham United , the 31 year-old has failed to secure a permanent move away from the Etihad.

by | July 24, 2018 | 18:44

In an extensive statement of its own on Monday afternoon - coming after the DFB had spoken to Ozil, who is on a pre-season tour to Singapore with Arsenal - the governing body paid tribute to the midfielder's contribution, but also moved to reject any suggestions of racism.

by | July 24, 2018 | 17:58

It happened during a protest by French farmers when hay bales were thrown across the road 29 kilometres into the stage from Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon. Race organizers have struggled to deal with angry fans protesting Froome's participation. Not quite 30km into the day, stage 16 of the Tour de France was halted for 15 minutes after a roadside protest.

by | July 24, 2018 | 12:57

Anthony will likely sign a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum. Sharpshooter Kyle Korver of the Cleveland Cavaliers is among the players Philadelphia is known to be pursuing via trade before completing the deal with Oklahoma City and Atlanta.

by | July 24, 2018 | 06:39

Manchester United fans probably aren't too positive about the Premier League season ahead but their could be some good news for them as odds on a new signing have dramatically dropped . However, activating the extension would also lower Alderweireld's release clause to just £25m - a fact United will be hoping to exploit in their efforts to lower the price for the defender this summer.

by | July 23, 2018 | 23:53

After a Drew League game, DeMar DeRozan of the San Antonio Spurs gave his game-worn shoes to a lucky fan wearing his old Toronto Raptors jersey. But he said he regretted perhaps indicating to DeRozan that he wouldn't be traded. On the other hand, the Raptors present a fresh start for Leonard, and his presence adds anticipation to their squad for the 2018-19 season. He can become a free agent next summer, and has stated his desire to play for the Los Angeles Lakers .

by | July 23, 2018 | 22:44

What Tiger showed in March, and has continued to demonstrate since then, is that he has the game to compete in any tournament he plays, but also the inconsistency to throw in a stinker too. The Californian finished back on -5 but gave us glimpses of his best and hope that Major No.15 could be out there yet. 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 | 21:55

Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Saturday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader. Catching a foul ball at a Major League Baseball game is something many fans dream of but very few get to experience. A Chicago baseball fan has become public enemy number one after shamefully stealing a game ball off a little boy. "A Javier Baez signed ball should take care of it", the Cubs tweeted.

by | July 23, 2018 | 18:56

Salah sent the tweet to his team-mate after another uncertain performance saw Karius gift Borussia Dortmund a goal and nearly cost Liverpool another during the 3-1 defeat on the club's U.S. The third goal was his fault as he came for Pulisic's ball across the box but could only palm it straight to Jacob Bruun Larsen to poke home from a yard out.

by | July 23, 2018 | 17:15

Now, Fabinho wants Mbappe to join him at Anfield. Now Fabinho wants former Monaco team-mate and World Cup victor Mbappe - who has committed his future to PSG amid links with Real Madrid - to join him at Anfield. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp fears the gruelling demands of global football are putting players at such risk that "we have to collect their bones" during the coming season.

by | July 23, 2018 | 15:37

Johnny Manziel is headed to Montreal. Offensive linemen Tony Washington and Landon Rice are heading to Montreal alongside Manziel. Montreal acquired the former Heisman Trophy victor and offensive linemen Tony Washington and Landon Rice from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Sunday for defensive end Jamaal Westerman , wide receiver Chris Williams and first-round draft picks in 2020 and 2021.

by | July 23, 2018 | 15:32

Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita is a great admirer of Steven Gerrard and said he always tried to play like him growing up in the streets of Guinea. In an exclusive with the Guardian , Keita went on to reveal "It's true to say that there were other teams involved like the ones you mentioned". So far it's a really good year for us, pretty successful last year, still we need to replace players - Emre Can left, good business bringing Fabinho in.

by | July 23, 2018 | 14:58

The European champions have issued a series of statements in recent weeks denying they have an interest in signing the 26-year-old striker. And Neymar , who was unable to guide Brazil to World Cup success this summer, has now committed his near future to the French club.

by | July 23, 2018 | 14:05

I know we have great fans and the sport only continues to grow so it's great to see everyone out here. Pulisic, 19, has developed steadily at Dortmund since joining the club at age 16 and has made almost 100 appearances in all competitions for the German heavyweights.

by | July 23, 2018 | 12:59

Americans disapproved of the way President Donald Trump handled his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki , according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. "I will say this: I don't see any reason why it would be ". Rubio, a Republican who has been critical of Putin's tactics for years, said the president had no choice but to rescind his comments after the Helsinki news conference played out poorly.

by | July 23, 2018 | 12:17

The Red Devils are likely to miss most squad members for the encounter, with players like Paul Pogba , Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku all enjoying an extended vacation after playing in the final weekend of the Mundial in Russian Federation.

by | July 23, 2018 | 09:46

The All Blacks Sevens will face England in the final later today after the English stunned South Africa 29-7 in the first semifinal. Scoring five tries to one, the Blitzbok could never get a foothold in the game, with England maintaining possession and slipping through the defence.

by | July 23, 2018 | 05:25

They ran out of holes. Molinari clinched it with a driver that skirted the edge of a pot bunker, leaving him a lob wedge from 112 yards to 5 feet. Molinari, who finished at 8-under 276, raised his fist and shook it lightly before slamming it for emphasis.

by | July 22, 2018 | 23:20

Having struck an incredible 430 runs in the first four matches of the Zimbabwe series, Zaman needed only a further 20 runs to set the new ODI batting record. Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza and Tinashe Kamunhukamwe both made 34 runs each and shared a 66-run first-wicket stand before falling in successive overs.

by | July 22, 2018 | 22:43

Cape Town - Eden Hazard is sensationally set to hold talks with Real Madrid over the weekend to become the latest Galactico as the winger edges closer to a Chelsea exit. "He is the best player at the club and we need Chelsea to keep the best players", Fabregas told a news conference ahead of the club's first preseason game against Perth Glory on Monday.

by | July 22, 2018 | 20:40

After a terrific third-round 66 that included six birdies, he finished his round just two shots back of the lead. At 11, he nearly drove the par four, landing just feet from the green, where he would make the up-and-down to go -5 for the day and tournament, now just one shot off the lead held by Kevin Kisner , Zach Johnson and Kevin Chappell .