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London braced for Usain Bolt's farewell

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Anthony L. Hall is a Bahamian who descends from the Turks and Caicos Islands. The sprint superstar was left disappointed in the concluding chapter of his individual career a week ago, forced to settle for bronze as the controversial Justin Gatlin took gold in the 100m. Read More »

Coutinho "has lost the trust of Klopp" after submitting transfer request

It should be exciting to see Liverpool's new frontline featuring Mohamed Salah, their marquee summer signing in action. It is understood Coutinho - who is out of today's Premier League clash at Watford because of a back problem - declared his desire to leave the Merseyside club yesterday by submitting a transfer request via email . Read More »

Mourinho says Manchester United still in the market for a winger

Given the wealth of talent present in the Premier League , it is surprising just how badly English sides have performed in the UEFA Champions League in recent years. Yet he said: "It's the same pressure as I had last season". "If we do something good this season it's because we were together last season, and we know better, and I know better, and they know me better, and that's why it's easy". Read More »

Pep Guardiola Looking To Add To His Manchester City Squad

Gabriel Jesus is hoping the competition between him and Sergio Aguero can inspire Manchester City to greatness this season. There's a gulf between Albion and City. "Well, to be honest I'm not sure that I'm going to be able to convince him [to join City]", Jesus told the Daily Mail . I will do my best like I did last season. Read More »

Usain Bolt blames 100 meter loss on starting blocks

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The first instance was in 2011 when he faltered with a false start in the 100 metres finals at the World Championship in Daegu, South Korea. In fact, Bolt is favored to run in both the morning heats and the final , according to Reuters and the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper. Read More »

Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester City

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Only one of the last eight teams debuting in the Premier League has lost their opening home match (Bournemouth in 2015). Manager Chris Hughton has assured that his players will show no fear as they take on Manchester City today . "I would like to pay less for the club, for everybody, but the market is the market", said the City manager. "We have spent, yes, but all the teams " with the exception of Tottenham " have spent", Guardiola said. Read More »

Alexandre Lacazette Opens The Scoring Two Minutes Into His Premier League Debut

They put a great ball in and Jamie Vardy does what he does best. Arsenal have signed two players so far this summer after having tied up deals for both Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac . Leicester have also struggled overall against Arsenal . Wenger doubled down and went with none. Giroud's 85th minute goal came from a cross by Granit Xhaka . Read More »

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

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In just his second game back from an oblique injury that cost him more than a month, Hicks blasted a two-run homer that sparked a five-run rally in the eighth and then made a terrific throw to get Eduardo Nunez at third base in the ninth to bail out Aroldis Chapman . Read More »

Nemanja Matic: 'Romelu Lukaku will score plenty of goals'

Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku followed Swedish center-back Victor Lindelof was followed to Old Trafford , and Nemanja Matic was reunited with Mourinho from Chelsea . "But he's also very humble about himself, he's also still learning the country and Premier League, and hence that's why he's brought in the level of players he has". Read More »

Mickelson leaves Charlotte, PGA searching for answers

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Fox said the long and demanding course at Quail Hollow suited his game and with some bad weather around, he wouldn't be too disappointed if things got a bit heavy. "I'm probably not playing as well as I did at the end of a year ago", Matsuyama said. No one, not even Jordan Spieth , was playing better golf coming into the PGA Championship than Japan's Hideki Matsuyama . Read More »

Bills trade Sammy Watkins to Rams, add Jordan Matthews from Eagles

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Watkins has 153 catches for 2,459 yards and 17 touchdowns in three seasons with Buffalo. When the Eagles traded Matthews, they gave up a player who has 225 catches in three seasons. "And having a defensive back, corner position that was young and could grow together, this fits with that description". He was easily the most dynamic receiver on the roster, and the Bills are left with slot receiver Jordan Matthews as their new number one. Read More »

The English Premier League opening week

This season will feel very different. "I don't [think] there's extra pressure on me", he said. They will still be the same counter-attacking team full of spirit we have seen. But, despite their fall from footballing grace, it's Southampton's traditional rival Portsmouth that has enjoyed the best performance in property terms, with prices up by 7.40% in the last year. Read More »

Kohli wins toss, elects to bat against Sri Lanka in 3rd Test

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In the first two Tests in Sri Lanka , Virat Kohli has gone with the two specialist spinners in R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja , which kept Yadav on from the sidelines. This was in breach of article 2.2.8 of the player's code of conduct which deals with "throwing a ball (or any other item of cricket equipment such as a water bottle) at or near a Player, Player Support Personnel, Umpire, Match Referee or any other third person in an inappropriate and/or risky manner during an International ... Read More »

Alvaro Morata needs more time - Antonio Conte

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Chelsea are interested in signing Joao Cancelo from Valencia this summer, according to reports in the British media. Morata has the world at his very expensive feet. and they're already killing me, so I know what's ahead". It's very important to understand what position I want [them to play] during the game. Not only does he have to cement a leading role for the first time in his career, but he has to replace Diego Costa . Read More »

Alexandre Lacazette starts for Arsenal in season curtain-raiser against Leicester

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The Premier League kicks off a new season tonight with millionaire players entertaining the more modestly paid fans packed into stadiums and on TVs. "Six players were out of contract". One was a corner, one was a ball we lost in the build-up and the third goal was a corner again. "The club was clever like that because we anticipated what we needed". Read More »

Can Chelsea boss Antonio Conte become a double Premier League title winner?

Last season the Blues had around 38 players out on loan. There are actually few significant questions, but they're all interconnected to the biggest of all: can Chelsea possibly be as good as last season? The former Juventus and Italy boss declined to answer when asked if his squad was ready to challenge in all four competitions this season. Read More »

Top pick Garrett struts his stuff as Browns win

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The #Cleveland Browns' preseason opener was the ideal opportunity to do so. The rookie out of Notre Dame outplayed his competition in the starting quarterback race, as Brock Osweiler was 6-of-14 for 42 yards and Cody Kessler was 5-of-10 for 47 yards. Read More »

Rafael Nadal upset by Denis Shapovalov at Montreal Masters

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I play really bad . Last time that I played against him I lost, a year ago in Cincinnati. "When this kind of thing happens , only thing you can do is wish the opponent the best, all the best". In the women's event, now taking place at the Aviva Centre in Toronto, Sloane Stephens of the United States eliminated German third seed Angelique Kerber 6-2, 6-2 in 58 minutes to reach the quarter-finals. Read More »

Mourinho predicts seven-way fight for Premier League title

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And if that is to happen it will be a hard place to come and take points from, while on the road they will prove as hard as any other opponent. Conte led Chelsea to the title in his first season in English football and his win ratio of 79 per cent is the best of any manager in the history of the Premier League . Read More »

Liverpool: Philippe Coutinho is not for sale

The club did bring AS Roma winger Mohamed Salah, Chelsea forward Dominic Solanke and Hull City left-back Andrew Robertson not all of them are exactly the high-profile players Liverpool fans were hoping to see arrive. Liverpool is not a club that needs to sell. Barca are keen to replace Neymar who has joined PSG for €222m. "When we finished last season in fourth position everyone was really happy about it", he said. Read More »

Diamondbacks unable to rally, fall 3-2

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Except Lamb won this day. "I'm absolutely nervous", said LA fan Chris Peterson, 39, of Modesto. They were charged with 19 runs in 11 1/3 innings over the Dodgers' first four games here. Iannetta led off the seventh with a single off Brandon Morrow and Kenta Maeda struck out. Meanwhile, Banda (1-2) lasted only four innings - he retired seven straight before being lifted for a pinch-hitter - in what was his third career start and second filling in for a concussed Robbie Ray . Read More »

Philippe Coutinho Rocks Liverpool With Transfer Request

Klopp expressed his sentiments to United Kingdom outlets that Coutinho will stay at Anfield because he is part of his plan this season with the club keen to navigate a tricky Champions League playoff round tie with German club Hoffenheim . Read More »

Arsenal without Sanchez for season opener

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As the Premier League gears up for a return to action this weekend, Press Association Sport takes a statistical look at some of the key match-ups in the opening round of fixtures. Say what you will about Arsenal's defence , but the club gave up just 44 goals last term. Of course, this leaves a lot of interested clubs with a big problem, unwilling to spend more than £10m on a player who only made four league appearances last season. Read More »

Paul Scholes questions Chelsea's sale of Nemanja Matic to Manchester Utd

But after the final whistle at the Philip II Stadium, Adedeji's spirits were lifted when United manager Mourinho made his way over to his place in the stands, handing him his runners-up medal. Across the 20 teams playing in the top flight this year, the average house price reaches £272,447, with prices increasing on average by 4.55% since last season. Read More »

Rogers Cup: Rafael Nadal Beaten, Roger Federer Through

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Nadal would have become No. 1 in the world if he had defeated Shapovalov and the victor of match between Chung Hyeon and Adrian Mannarino on Friday. 1. The day before yesterday the Swiss player celebrated his 36th birthday, and he couldn't wish for a better way to enter in the new year of his life. Read More »

Mbappé, un "transfert impossible" — PSG

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Après avoir recruté Neymar , le PSG entend passer la vitesse supérieure pour attirer Kylian Mbappé . " Pour le natif de Bondy, pas mécontent de son effet, le choix était clair, limpide, depuis le week-end dernier". Le Paris Saint-Germain a déjà impressionné le monde entier grâce au transfert de Neymar . L'AS Monaco assure qu'aucune offre n'a été transmise par le club de la capitale pour Kylian Mbappé . Read More »

Liverpool legend doubts their Premier League title credentials

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The 24-year-old arrived in London last month with some pedigree. Victor Moses is suspended, carrying over a ban from last season's FA Cup final . "Manchester came to me, they talked with my agent, but nothing happened, because Chelsea would not negotiate me in any way and I'm very happy at Chelsea ". Read More »

Big-spending Guardiola leads chase of Chelsea

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For all the money they have spent on fullbacks, City does not have enough attacking power to compete with Liverpool and Manchester United . United created a lot of chances against the teams in the bottom half of the table last season but were left frustrated on a number of occasions due to their profligate nature; Lukaku, though still raw in some aspects, will inject his new sign with the ruthlessness they sorely crave. Read More »

Deshaun Watson runs for touchdown in National Football League debut

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Watson went 15 of 25 for 179 yards against the Panthers . It was "a typical first preseason game", according to head coach Bill O'Brien. As I said , he was far from flawless, but what I saw I really liked. "You've been away from playing against another team for so long that I was extremely excited", McCaffrey said. Kelvin Benjamin had Carolina's other touchdown on a 23-yard reception from Derek Anderson in the opening quarter. Read More »

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool midfielder submits transfer request

Barcelona has made two offers for Coutinho, the latest reportedly being 100 million euros. Due to injury, Coutinho won't be available when Liverpool visit Watford for their season curtain raiser on Saturday. While that might be enough for a transitional club, Liverpool can't stay in transition forever. However, this could potentially create more problems than it solves. Read More »

Packers' Trevor Davis returns punt 68 yards for TD vs. Eagles

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Rookie QB Taysom Hill was the unknown factor, but it may not be that way for long. He added two rushes for 14 yards to tie former BYU teammate Jamaal Williams for most rushing yards by a Packer on Thursday. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz carries the team's hopes of returning to the playoffs, and the second-year passer showed some of his potential early in Philly's preseason opener. Read More »

Arsene Wenger Expects Female Manager In Premier League Soon

So who is the BetVictor Brand Ambassador backing? Arsenal will be feeling confident ahead of this one as they came from behind to win the Community Shield last weekend against Chelsea on penalties. "We are not open to any offers anyway". Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he will have to take late decisions for tomorrow's game against Leicester City. Read More »