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by | August 27, 2018 | 16:04

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has hired NY bank Raine Group in preparation for selling off the club, according to The Sunday Times . The billionaire has owned Chelsea since 2003, but was unable to obtain a United Kingdom investor visa earlier this year amid tensions between Britain and Russian Federation over the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury.

by | August 27, 2018 | 15:22

With the event selling over 70,000 PPVs, more than 800,000 streamers, and 18,000 audiences at the arena, it's no wonder why this fight was billed as the "biggest event in internet history". That said, the demand for free content is still fair greater, obviously, with over 20 million watching KSI's first fight free on YouTube against Joe Weller.

by | August 26, 2018 | 22:58

Although this made it hard for Barca, a side famed for its intricate passing style, they were able to take a lead courtesy of Ousmane Dembele with just over half an hour still to play. He defended the state of the pitch, saying they had done "everything possible" to have it in the best condition. Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Chelsea star Marcos Alonso reportedly emerged as a summer transfer target for Spanish giants Real Madrid who are said to be ready to tempt the Blues with ...

by | August 26, 2018 | 22:59

Taylor's return to the game on Thursday suggests he won't need much time off and he may not have been set to play a major part in next week's preseason finale anyway. Cleveland head coach Hue Jackson has maintained that stance throughout training camp - although it briefly he appeared he may not have any choice but to enter the 2018 season with Mayfield as his starter.

by | August 26, 2018 | 22:01

More than just a fashion statement, the full-length, skin-tight outfit is created to protect against blood clots after the American revealed doctors had found a haematoma - a swelling of clotted blood outside of a vessel - in her body following the birth of her daughter Olympia.

by | August 26, 2018 | 21:30

Ricciardo went on to give the real reasons behind his departure. "I have huge respect for Fernando , he is a great driver, a fantastic driver, but. "I did the test on Tuesday, and had some time to think about it over those 48 hours and came to my decision". It's why Horner and Co. made the decision to ditch Renault and partner with new engine provider Honda in 2019 - a move they would have been hoping was enough to convince Ricciardo to stay.

by | August 26, 2018 | 14:27

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been admonished by football fans after appearing to react "angrily" to Mario Mandzukic's goal after he himself missed an open net in the club's 2-0 win over Lazio on Saturday. There was a risk that we could get ahead of ourselves with all the excitement among the fans around Cristiano's home debut. "I'm happy with how he's fitting in, he is a very humble lad".

by | August 26, 2018 | 14:13

Woods hit just five in his final round at Bellerive but shot 64 to post his best major championship finish in nine years. Another record Woods is chasing down, albeit one which will be far tougher to attain, is Jack Nicklaus' 18 major victories.

by | August 26, 2018 | 13:09

Besiktas fans have reacted with uncontrolled delight following the arrival of Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius in Istanbul . A Turkish club made up of a rag-tag collection of players you'd nearly forgot, Karius will join the likes of Ryan Babel, Pepe, Alvaro Negredo and Gary Medel in Istanbul.

by | August 26, 2018 | 11:59

Wolves struck first, City battled back and Pep Guardiola's team looked set to win it at the death until the crossbar came up big for the hosts. With that in mind Wolves will be pleased that it appears as though wing-back Matt Doherty will be available for the contest.

by | August 26, 2018 | 07:56

Fabinho then wasn't included at all as Liverpool earned their second win of the season at Crystal Palace earlier this week. Very organised, United were unlucky in one or two situations. But Mohamed Salah's 23rd-minute strike following Yves Bissouma's error proved decisive, with Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson saving superbly from Pascal Gross late on.

by | August 26, 2018 | 07:55

Nick Young reacts to a play during a game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on December 22, 2016, in Miami, Florida. Young has had at least one other very, very minor issue with cops, when he was cited a couple years ago for loud music .

by | August 26, 2018 | 04:11

Alderweireld was not even one of the top names on the nine-man shortlist of targets the Manchester United recruitment department provided to Jose Mourinho and executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward. "I would like to play well and win [against Tottenham]". "I feel we played bad against Brighton and we lost". "You have to play against 19 opponents at Old Trafford and away, you have to play against everyone, I don't know if it's the right time".

by | August 25, 2018 | 23:59

Andy Murray doesn't believe he is a favorite to go far and maybe win US Open . Williams wore the skin-tight black catsuit for her opening match at Roland Garros this year. 1-ranked female tennis player in the world, has been struggling with her game ever since she took time off to get pregnant and give birth. The new mother, toting a new baby girl and 23 Grand Slam titles, said she will choose not to wear it here and instead make a statement on the Flushing Meadows court with her play.

by | August 25, 2018 | 20:56

They looked extremely risky on counter-attacks and kept the City defenders on their toes throughout. A three-goal victory for City will see them record their best-ever Premier League start. Last weekend's hat-trick hero Sergio Aguero will be leading the line, alongside Gabriel Jesus for the reigning Champions against Wolves. But the key here is that a handball goal was missed and it is yet another example of the need for technology to assist the officiating team, because I think it was ...

by | August 25, 2018 | 20:31

France's leading global goalscorer Thierry Henry was Wednesday being touted as the next coach of Bordeaux who suspended Gustavo Poyet after just one league game of the season. The existential question that we always ask ourselves is whether we are ready to sacrifice our life for the coaching profession . Poyet leaves the club after just seven months at the club.

by | August 25, 2018 | 14:29

That effectively means that Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho and Raul Jimenez will be the torch bearers for an attacking display against City. City have been dealt a major injury blow with the news that Kevin de Bruyne has been ruled out for three months with a knee ligament injury while second-choice goalkeeper Claudio Bravo is facing six months out after rupturing an Achilles tendon.

by | August 25, 2018 | 13:30

And, hinting at his frustration, he added: 'When you have to improve the team and you don't have this money, you have to coach the player and that will take time. These defensive lapses have not been enough to tiresome Sarri's optimism that his players will adapt to his ideas, though he warned he will not be able to change his system in the manner that predecessor Antonio Conte did when he made a spectacularly successful shift to a 3-4-3 formation two years ago and won the Premier League ...

by | August 25, 2018 | 12:28

But trust in yourself and in your team and believe that you can win always, that is the most important [thing]. "The Premier League is a great league and there are a lot of great teams, and Brighton were better than United", the former Shakhtar Donetsk player added.

by | August 25, 2018 | 03:50

The three-time French Open champion had said the outfit made her feel like a superhero straight out of " Black Panther ". This despite her having worn it partly for medical reasons after a history of blood clots , especially during her pregnancy previous year.

by | August 24, 2018 | 23:12

The investigation focuses on how Meyer handled years-old domestic violence allegations against a recently fired assistant coach. "I should have demanded more from (Zach Smith), and should have recognized more red flags.I should have done more, and I'm sorry for that", said Meyer Wednesday night at OSU.

by | August 24, 2018 | 19:22

Mourinho's personal relationship with United midfield Paul Pogba has also again come into question this season, with the pair going head-to-head in a string of cryptic messages via the media. The comments saw the France World Cup victor come under fire from United legend Paul Scholes, yet Mourinho insisted reporters needed to get answer from Pogba on why his attitude was wrong as he spoke to the media ahead of Monday's game against Tottenham.

by | August 24, 2018 | 18:41

Speaking at his weekly pre-match press conference , Sarri confirmed that he has spoken to both the player and the club about his future, but insisted that he is in his plans. Schalke and clubs in La Liga were all linked with moves for Loftus-Cheek. "I told him that he needs to be patient but that he is very important for us", Sarri revealed .

by | August 24, 2018 | 11:39

The likes of Alastair Cook and Ollie Pope, too, have dropped catches and there's a feeling that too much of chopping and changing in the slip cordon has had its ill-effects on the England side. Interestingly, this was India's seventh test victory in England, but only second in Trent Bridge . If this imperious batsman is going to succeed at reincarnating Michael Vaughan, now is the time, when he is in prime form for Hampshire and a little steel has entered his soul since being rejected by ...

by | August 24, 2018 | 08:51

At the Premier League launch show a few weeks ago, the duo took penalties against one another and the bet included wearing the shirt of the rival team live on TV. It's with converting that the Arsenal players had problems. " Arsenal are going to have to suffer for a while and, like it or not, they are going to have to be patient".

by | August 24, 2018 | 08:46

Hector Bellerin was exposed defensively last weekend so there are calls for Stephan Lichtsteiner to come in but I think Emery will stick with the young Spaniard. "Striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed a gilt-edged opportunity on Saturday, but I feel he will be back among the goals for the Gunners sooner rather than later".

by | August 24, 2018 | 05:26

Williams, who will try to equal Margaret Court's record of 24 grand slam titles when she competes at the US Open in NY, earned twice as much off the court as any other female athlete, according to Forbes . Sindhu, along with retired race vehicle driver Danica Patrick are the only non-tennis players on the list. Despite badminton's semi-professional status in most parts of the world, the Rio Olympics silver medallist earned $8.5 million in the period between June 2017 and June 2018 - this ...

by | August 24, 2018 | 05:12

On Aug. 1, after college football writer Brett McMurphy reported Meyer knew about the 2015 domestic violence allegations against Zach Smith , and Brian Voltolini, OSU's director of football operations, discussed the story, calling it "a bad article".

by | August 24, 2018 | 02:09

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has revealed that he wants his team to have "fast control" during matches as the Gunners look for their first Premier League points of the 2018-19 campaign. It's not looking good for Ramsey's future at Arsenal . "It'll be a odd one for me as I was never able to go there and play when I went out on loan as you can't play against your parent club".

by | August 23, 2018 | 18:59

David Aganzo, president of the Association of Spanish Footballers, the president, didn't hold back, claiming that the players in La Liga were not aware of the agreement between La Liga and Relevent Sports until it became official. "I have information that there are certain clubs that are in favour [of strike action] and others against this, but I represent the players". Football players do not just think about money, we think about health, our fans.

by | August 23, 2018 | 15:45

He said: "I'm not a huge fan of these plastic pitches and I was really disappointed for Jamie - but I don't want to criticise other people's pitches". 'I probably heard about five or six weeks ago but you hear things every single day in football at this time of year. Glasgow Rangers announced that they have re-signed Kyle Lafferty from Hearts on Wednesday afternoon, and their supporters have wasted no time in welcoming the striker home on social media.

by | August 23, 2018 | 14:38

Exact details of the event are now unknown, but reports suggest it will take place on either November 23 or 24 at the Shadow Creek Golf Course. WarnerMedia says it has secured the rights for a pay-per-view event it is promoting as "The Match".

by | August 23, 2018 | 13:43

The basketball players had dinner after leaving the Games village last Thursday and are believed to have been solicited by a pimp to go to a hotel with women, Yamashita added. He commended the Japan Olympic Committee for moving swiftly to handle the matter. The JOC described the players' behavior as a "clear breach of the team's conduct code, which specifies athletes are to be role models".

by | August 23, 2018 | 09:28

Be it in the playing style or player recruitment and squad building that supplements and enhances that playing style, Manchester United have been left in their wake by the Premier League elite and the worrying prospect now is that the descent does not look like it is going to end any time soon.

by | August 23, 2018 | 07:40

Arsenal boss Emery is already under pressure, with the club having lost their first two Premier League games under his tutelage. Speaking on Monday Night Football , Neville disagreed with Jamie Carragher's suggestion that Emery needed to adapt his style to suit Premier League football.