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Sports Premier League fixtures deal Arsenal boss Unai Emery a nightmare start
Author: 0 Premier League fixtures deal Arsenal boss Unai Emery a nightmare start

After the Gunners host the champions, the team now managed by Emery are at Chelsea . The pair are among six Premier League clubs in the competition, with Manchester City , Manchester United , Tottenham and Liverpool also competing. And 2019 faces an explosive start with Liverpool due to travel to the Etihad for what promises to be another key game in the battle for the title next season.

Sports Canelo-GGG Agree On September 15 Rematch
Author: 0 Canelo-GGG Agree On September 15 Rematch

Under the deal, Alvarez would get 57.5 percent of the revenue generated by the fight. The pair's first bout last September ended in a controversial draw, with judge Adalaide Byrd's scorecard of 118-110 in favour of Alvarez widely ridiculed.

Sports Rafael Nadal Lifts Record 11th French Open Title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Lifts Record 11th French Open Title

On Monday, the tournament presented Nadal with a gift, two hands with 11 fingers and the slogan, "11 is supernatural". Across the other slow-medium clay venues - Monte Carlo, Barcelona and here - Nadal has utterly schooled Thiem. World number one Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem in three sets to claim his 11th French Open title . This historical analysis doesn't lend itself to fancying Thiem's chances of denying Nadal an 11th French Open title this afternoon, and neither did my ...

Sports Mane happy at Liverpool despite Real Madrid interest
Author: 0 Mane happy at Liverpool despite Real Madrid interest

Mane is now in Russian Federation with the Senegal squad, as they bid for progress from Group H, taking on Poland (June 19), Japan (June 24) and Colombia (June 28). Mane, however, refused to rule out a move to the side he believes are the "best in the world" in his quest for trophies. The defeat is ticked off. "That's my whole focus".

Sports Successful World Cup 2026 bid a watershed moment for Canadian soccer
Author: 0 Successful World Cup 2026 bid a watershed moment for Canadian soccer

Thirty-two national teams are participating in the World Cup football championships in Russian Federation. "Obviously the money is not the only element, obviously", he told a news conference later in the day. With M&T Bank Stadium's $120 million renovation set to be completed by next fall, city officials will have two years to address issues both technical and otherwise.

Sports Dustin Johnson claims St. Jude Classic
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson claims St. Jude Classic

And then the finish to the 61st edition of this tournament, which started back in 1958 at Colonial Country Club, and has had winners named Nicklaus, Player and Trevino, somehow got even better. "It was nice to be back in the hunt, to get the lead and to get the juices flowing a little bit". After winning his 18th title on the PGA Tour this past weekend, Johnson added it has boosted his confidence level more than reclaiming the top spot in the rankings.

Sports Time for Deschamps' talented France to win trophy
Author: 0 Time for Deschamps' talented France to win trophy

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Petit has challenged fellow countryman Paul Pogba to "get angry" at the World Cup this summer when representating France . Whilst it's important to have speedy wingers with a goal threat and a target man to aid in the quick transition from defence to attack, it's worthless without a central midfielder boasting an impressive range of passing, able to pick them out with long passes.

Sports Toby Alderweireld sends message to Tottenham
Author: 0 Toby Alderweireld sends message to Tottenham

The Belgium global featured just 14 times in the Premier League last season, with his campaign disrupted by suggestions of a contract stalemate as well as hamstring and thigh injuries. Newcastle United, Everton and even Leicester City are the clubs interested in signing the 20-year-old on loan for next season. The Belgian defender also believes that England, a team he knows well following his years playing in the Premier League, will have a good tournament in Russian Federation.

Sports United States, Canada and Mexico to jointly host 2026 World Cup
Author: 0 United States, Canada and Mexico to jointly host 2026 World Cup

The result at the FIFA Congress on the eve of the 2018 tournament means global football's showpiece event will return to the North American continent for the first time since the United States hosted it in 1994. Russian politician Igor Lebedev will get his way and hooliganism will become an official sport midway through the tournament in a bid to remove the carnage from the terraces and the streets.

Sports Russian MP warns against sex with foreigners during World Cup
Author: 0 Russian MP warns against sex with foreigners during World Cup

In a quote translated by the Moscow Times , Pletnyova said: "It is one thing if the parents are of the same race; quite another if they are of different races". "Then they come to me at the committee and cry that the child was taken away, removed, and so forth". Pletnyova cautioned that even if a Russian woman married the foreign father of her child, problems could still arise if they become estranged.

Sports Anthony Martial wants to leave, claims agent
Author: 0 Anthony Martial wants to leave, claims agent

Martial's agent told RMC Sport "After looking at all the possibilities and different factors, Anthony wants to leave Manchester United ". "There are many reasons, for now it is too early to discuss it. Without the unconditional support of the fans he would have already asked to leave United. "But he got hooked and showed great professionalism and was successful".

Sports History-maker Kolisi leads South Africa to thrilling win over England
Author: 0 History-maker Kolisi leads South Africa to thrilling win over England

Pollard extended South Africa's advantage with a penalty, though the fly-half's effort was sandwiched between two misses that kept England in touch. "It's an enormously symbolic thing for South African rugby and shows that transformation is working". England at least emerged from a pulsating Johannesburg opener without any significant injury concerns, with Tom Curry and Daly suffering minor cramp and a dead leg respectively.

Sports National Basketball Association draft scouting report from Jaren Jackson, Jr
Author: 0 National Basketball Association draft scouting report from Jaren Jackson, Jr

These kids will be taken as much for what they can be as for what they are now. One player who looks like an early lottery pick is Michigan State big man Jaren Jackson Jr. 4. This was the first workout Jackson Jr. has attended and it's not a surprise that he's turning some heads. Jackson Jr. seems like he is built for the modern National Basketball Association and it isn't too surprising that teams covet him early in the draft.

Author: 0 Chelsea announce pre-season fixtures, Blues to face Arsenal in Dublin

Our final pre-season fixture takes place just two days after the Community Shield, so you can expect a heavily rotated side. Arsenal said they would still play in Stockholm that day, with their opponents to be announced at a later date. However, concerns over stadium availability and the Spanish club's withdrawal as a result of Europa League commitments forced a change to the schedule.

Sports Tottenham rival Chelsea with £15m bid for Grealish
Author: 0 Tottenham rival Chelsea with £15m bid for Grealish

The Birmingham-born schemer is open to staying at Villa Park for another season, despite their 1-0 defeat to Fulham in the Championship play-off final. The reason we ask is that the local media, the Chronicle Live , are reporting that, although the club rates the player highly, they won't be pursuing the possible acquisition of Jack Grealish .

Sports Ottawa soccer fans rejoice at World Cup news
Author: 0 Ottawa soccer fans rejoice at World Cup news

It will come 32 years after the USA first hosted the 1994 World Cup, an event which kicked off the popularity of the sport in America. The win was rooted in those factors, but it also served as validation for the intense, exhaustive campaign led over the past few months by Cordeiro and fellow United Bid co-chairs, Canada Soccer president Steven Reed and Mexican federation chief Decio de Maria.

Sports Dinesh Karthik believes Indian spinners are far ahead in experience than Afghanistan's
Author: 0 Dinesh Karthik believes Indian spinners are far ahead in experience than Afghanistan's

Yes, we are going to focus on our strengths and our positives, without thinking about Afghanistan . This decision of allowing players time to prepare for the Test by monitoring their training schedules was a conscious one. "When you look at it, all spinners in this contest will be excellent". We all know the stats but we don't want to focus on the stats. Afghanistan was awarded full member status alongside Ireland in June previous year.

Sports Former heavyweight champion Fury wins on boxing comeback
Author: 0 Former heavyweight champion Fury wins on boxing comeback

Former world champion Ricky Hatton has admitted to thinking Tyson Fury would never return to boxing. His corner chose to spare the Albanian from further drawn-out punishment by withdrawing him at the end of the fourth round. "We took Seferi, who had a good record and a tough chin and he took me a few rounds". Former heavyweight champion Fury had not fought since dethroning Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in 2015 and suffered various drug, alcohol and mental health issues since then.

Sports James Anderson to miss six weeks to manage shoulder problem
Author: 0 James Anderson to miss six weeks to manage shoulder problem

Anderson will sit out the games against Worcestershire and Hampshire as part of a six-week period of rest in a bid to be ready to face the tourists in a five-match series which starts on August 1. "The whole world knows that [we have very good spinners in] Rashid Khan , Mujeeb [Ur Rahman], [Mohammad] Nabi , Rahmat [Shah], Zahir [Khan]", ESPNcricinfo quoted Stanikzai, as saying.

Author: 0 Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United, says agent

Philippe Lamboley, Martial's representative, issued a stinging rebuke of United by claiming they had not demonstrated they were serious about keeping the player after eight months of protracted negotiations came to nothing. "Without the great support from the fans, he would have already asked to leave the club". Tottenham are also interested, and Martial has intimated that he would be prepared to move to White Hart Lane, though United would rather he was sold overseas.

Sports Spurs turned down Celtics offer for Kawhi
Author: 0 Spurs turned down Celtics offer for Kawhi

According to Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News, the two could be approaching a "healing stage" and are trying to schedule a meeting "to discuss any issues or concerns Leonard may have". The Celtics may not be willing to break up their current roster quite so easily in the wake of their success in the Playoffs. When he's healthy he's one of the 3-5 best players in the world, a ruthlessly efficient scorer and the best perimeter defender the National Basketball Association has seen ...

Author: 0 North America to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup

The joint North American bid defeated the bid of Morocco 134-65 , with one vote for "None of the bids". It is expected US will but Canada has only ever played at one World Cup , so their place is not a straightforward decision for those in power.

Sports Spain fires Julen Lopetegui one day before World Cup
Author: 0 Spain fires Julen Lopetegui one day before World Cup

Maybe this is tough now, but in the end it will make us stronger. "What the Spanish team achieves, will have to do with the work he has developed", Rubiales told reporters at a press conference in Krasnodar . Lopetegui was announced as the new Real Madrid boss on Tuesday, taking over from departed Zinedine Zidane after the tournament. Team captain Sergio Ramos from Madrid is the only player to have insisted Lopetegui stay on.

Sports Back-to-back titles, and Finals MVPs, for Kevin Durant
Author: 0 Back-to-back titles, and Finals MVPs, for Kevin Durant

It's their league now, without question. The Warriors clinched a 4-0 series win with a 108-85 rout of the Cavs , giving Kerr the eighth championship of his illustrious career as a player and a coach. Cavaliers forward Kevin Love shot only 4-of-13 from the field. So if you make a mistake, they're going to make you pay. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver marvels at how the Warriors have put themselves in this position.

Sports NCAA Rule Change Will Prohibit Schools from Blocking Student-Athlete Transfers
Author: 0 NCAA Rule Change Will Prohibit Schools from Blocking Student-Athlete Transfers

The NCAA announced on Wednesday a change to its redshirt rules, which will now allow a player to participate in up to four games without without losing his redshirt. Under the new system, a student can inform his or her current school of a desire to transfer, and then the school must enter that student's name into a national transfer database within two business days.

Sports Today Only: Free tacos at Taco Bell
Author: 0 Today Only: Free tacos at Taco Bell

Maybe a taco will cheer up the sad Cavs fans. "We know one thing is for certain, everyone will be rooting for tacos", added Marisa Thalberg, the global chief brand officer for Taco Bell. Who needs Taco Tuesday when you have free taco Wednesday?! No substitutions are allowed and no purchase is necessary. There are three Doritos shell types as well: regular, Cool Ranch, and Fiery.

Sports Arsenal in advanced talks to sign Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen
Author: 0 Arsenal in advanced talks to sign Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen

As noted in the report, both Napoli and Atletico Madrid have been linked with a move for the Germany global, but Arsenal appear poised to win the race for his signature. Emery announced during his first press conference that he had already completed a full review of the squad, before he had even met any of his new players, and it looks like he is wasting no time to try and fix its problems.

Sports Euroleague star Doncic to remain in National Basketball Association draft
Author: 0 Euroleague star Doncic to remain in National Basketball Association draft

With that said, nobody has shot up draft boards to the extent that Kevin Huerter has. We go through the Clippers interest in Luka Doncic and the chances of them trading up to get him. But one thing this team has been missing for years is that franchise-altering player that every championship team has to have. With cap space, and the need to rebuild, the Clippers can afford to take on the awful contract of Chandler Parsons by parting ways with Tobias Harris and Patrick Beverley, both of ...

Sports Dan Martin third on Criterium du Dauphine stage six
Author: 0 Dan Martin third on Criterium du Dauphine stage six

He follows fellow former British winners Brian Robinson, Robert Millar, Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome in to the history books. It came on a 110 kilometres stage from Frontenex which is nearly a carbon copy of this year's Tour de France stage 11.

Sports Mbappe injured after a collision with Rami in training
Author: 0 Mbappe injured after a collision with Rami in training

But Mbappe took to Twitter after the incident , saying: "I'm fine, it's just a knock so it doesn't matter but thank you for your messages. And let my friend Rami [know] it was not nasty". The 1998 winners also face South American side Peru and fellow Europeans Denmark in Group C and they are heavy favourites to progress to the knockout rounds as winners.

Sports World Cup awarded to North America
Author: 0 World Cup awarded to North America

Morocco , which has now lost five bid campaigns, was classy in defeat - congratulating the North American winners. Morocco's bid, for example, received vocal support from France and a large contingent of Middle Eastern and North African nations.