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Geraint Thomas wins Tour de France

Geraint Thomas wins Tour de France Oh, and my wife. "Now he's being repaid for all the years of hard work and sacrifice he made for the team". He increased his lead after the final mountain stage on Friday (Saturday NZT), while Sky teammate and four-time champion Chris Froome lost his spot on the podium. [Full Article...]

The Hungarian GP as it happened

The Hungarian GP as it happened Bottas and Vettel touched cars during the overtaking move, with some debris flying off the Mercedes. It was a great finish for Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo , looking easily set to take the fifth place his team had targeted, but as he made a dart for P4, Bottas stayed deep in the corner and struck the Australian's vehicle - with a steward's inquiry set for after the race. [Full Article...]

Man Utd: Nemanja Matic to miss start of season - Jose Mourinho

Man Utd: Nemanja Matic to miss start of season - Jose Mourinho He has cut an unhappy figure throughout United's two-week trip to the USA, finding fault with an array of issues since arriving in California earlier this month. These are reinforcements, this is not our team, not our squad. "The majority of the players that played are not going to play - some of them are not even going to belong to the squad". [Full Article...]

Tour de France riders stalled by tear gas from farmers’ protest

Tour de France riders stalled by tear gas from farmers’ protest Able to respond to Primoz Roglic's first accelerations, he was finally distanced when Thomas and the Slovenian followed Tom Dumoulin's lead, two kilometres from the finish. "My throat, nose and eyes were burning afterwards, but I think quite a lot of riders were in a similar situation so I think we were all grateful for the temporary neutralisation just to have a couple of kilometres to clea... [Full Article...]

Youth gives Guardiola, Man City glimpse of squad depth

Youth gives Guardiola, Man City glimpse of squad depth The Reds arrived at the MetLife Stadium for the second game of their United States tour boosted by the availability of Salah, Mane, Marko Grujic and Georginio Wijnaldum . "When you see Robben, Coman, Wagner, Ribery and these exceptional players they make a difference but we overcame the situation". He played balls in behind and made life hard. [Full Article...]

Lowry mum on Raptors, speaks only about USA Basketball

Lowry mum on Raptors, speaks only about USA Basketball Reacting to a report from the "San Antonio Express-News, ' 'ESPN's " Michael C. Wright said Leonard could have avoided his rift with the Spurs had he spoken up about his issues during the 2016 All-Star Weekend. They've always been great to me. Leonard, who missed nearly all of last season with a quad injury, reportedly passed his physical, and is Toronto-bound. [Full Article...]

Rangers trade Cole Hamels to Cubs

Rangers trade Cole Hamels to Cubs Hamels played for the Phillies for almost ten seasons until being traded to the Rangers in the middle of the 2015 season. Texas won the division again in 2016, but both times lost to Toronto in the AL Division Series. He's an arm who can eat some innings I suppose. Jose Quintana was winless in June, but the Colombian lefty is showing signs of coming around. He has struggled recently, with ... [Full Article...]

Yankees nab starting pitcher J.A. Happ in trade with Blue Jays

Yankees nab starting pitcher J.A. Happ in trade with Blue Jays Scouts have tabbed the left-hander a future star, but innings limits and careful handling of his arm probably will limit him to a bullpen role in the majors this year, meaning the Yankees' next best pitching option was outside the organization. [Full Article...]

Cesc Fabregas begs Hazard to stay at Chelsea FC

Cesc Fabregas begs Hazard to stay at Chelsea FC New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has refused to rule out the potential exits of Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois , while admitting he is the type of boss who quickly gets bored of the transfer window . "Clearly I play in a slightly different way so it will take some time for the squad". Glory will also be playing under a new coach, with Tony Popovic taking the reins following the sacki... [Full Article...]

32 killed as Pakistan votes to elect new government

32 killed as Pakistan votes to elect new government The election has been beset by allegations of fraud and violence. Former global cricket star and socialite Imran Khan is confident that a victory in Pakistan's general elections on Wednesday will kick start a revolution for a country bedeviled by corruption and insecurity. [Full Article...]

Barcelona seal €41m Malcom deal after hijacking Roma move

Barcelona seal €41m Malcom deal after hijacking Roma move Barcelona appear to have won the race to sign Malcom from Bordeaux , pipping Roma to his signature at the last minute. "I knew there were so many teams interested in Malcom , including Barcelona , and it's for that reason we found an agreement as soon as possible". [Full Article...]

Four tries for Soyizwapi as Blitzboks cruise into World Cup quarter-finals

Four tries for Soyizwapi as Blitzboks cruise into World Cup quarter-finals South Africa won the third place play-off against Fiji 24-19. "It's an unbelievable day", said captain Sarah Goss. "Extremely proud, not just of this weekend but the whole season, obviously it started off a little bit shaky but to win two pinnacle events in one year I'm extremely proud and very, very grateful to have such unbelievable sisters and management around me". [Full Article...]

Daniel Sturridge admits ‘different’ Naby Keita transfer surprise

Daniel Sturridge admits ‘different’ Naby Keita transfer surprise As a kid, we used to play wearing a Liverpool shirt in the streets. The second-half performance of Naby Keita against Blackburn Rovers suggests that for Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp here is another high-profile transfer worth the wait. [Full Article...]

Manchester United Set For £65m Bid For Leicester City And England Defender

Manchester United Set For £65m Bid For Leicester City And England Defender Claude Puel has considered potential replacements regardless with Barcelona's Yerry Mina and Gary Cahill both discussed. Undermanned following the World Cup , United were disjointed and void of creativity as they fired a blank against the MLS strugglers. [Full Article...]

Pep Guardiola Looking For Solution For Joe Hart

Pep Guardiola Looking For Solution For Joe Hart The defending Premier League champions have only signed Riyad Mahrez in a 60m deal from Leciester City and Guardiola is hinting that the Algerian could be the only new player City will welcome this summer. City were without all of their 16 World Cup players for the game against Dortmund , but Joe Hart played 45 minutes of the match. And journalist Duncan Castles says getting a player on b... [Full Article...]

Hazard offered €15m per year to join Real Madrid

Hazard offered €15m per year to join Real Madrid Inter Milan's 25-year-old Argentine forward Mauro Icardi is back on Real Madrid's radar as they look to restore strength following Cristiano Ronaldo's big move to Juventus . And it is reported that Hart's low price-tag of £5million appeals to Maurizio Sarri , with Chelsea looking to invest heavily in other positions after already capturing Jorginho for £57million. [Full Article...]

Manchester City vs. Borussia Dortmund (ICC)

Manchester City vs. Borussia Dortmund (ICC) It would have been a mistake if he had come here when he wanted to go to Maurizio and Chelsea . Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has praised the professionalism of Joe Hart and says that the goalkeeper will start the pre-season friendly with Borussia Dortmund . [Full Article...]

Svi Mykhailiuk honored on all-NBA Summer League team for runner-up Lakers

Svi Mykhailiuk honored on all-NBA Summer League team for runner-up Lakers Look for McDaniels to get a real look on an National Basketball Association roster after this performance. With only the championship game remaining, the Mableton, Ga., native leads the Las Vegas Summer League in field goals made (48) and attempted (112). [Full Article...]

Josh Hader's Racist And Homophobic Tweets Surface During All-Star Game

Josh Hader's Racist And Homophobic Tweets Surface During All-Star Game Immediately afterwards, Josh Hader , a 24-year-old Milwaukee Brewers pitcher, apologized and told reporters he was "young, immature and stupid" when he posted the tweets. "That doesn't reflect any of my beliefs". "But we'll move on from it - he's a great guy and a great teammate". Cain said he expects the team to accept Hader's present-day statements and move on. [Full Article...]

Helsinki summit: Putin declares Cold War over after Trump meeting

Helsinki summit: Putin declares Cold War over after Trump meeting At a presser today after meeting with Putin in Helsinki , Trump said he saw no reason Putin would have wanted to interfere in the USA election and believed the former KGB bigwig's denial . Moscow was ready to participate in a joint investigation with the USA of any such allegations, however, if any real evidence was presented, the Russian leader said. [Full Article...]


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