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Juve confirm Chelsea bid for Sandro

And players are always their own boss. But a potential transfer for the 26-year-old is proving highly hard with Juve unwilling to sell their top players. With Champions League football back on the agenda at Stamford Bridge next season, Conte is keen to add greater depth to his squad and is hoping to provide Marcos Alonso with stiff competition by bringing Sandro in. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Andre Silva


A source claims the Portugal global "feels great indignation" with the speculation about his tax affairs and and a sense of "injustice" at the allegations - which he contests - and has made a decision to leave Spain. According to reports, Ronaldo is angry at his treatment by Spanish tax authorities and wishes to leave the country. "It is a dream, for many years I had imagined playing with Cristiano, so I am happy to play with him", he said. Read More »

Resurgent Hasan starring for Pakistan at Champions Trophy


Paceman Hasan Ali led a disciplined attack with a man-of-the-match return of three for 35 from his maximum 10 overs. Pakistan Sarfraz Ahmed today credited the support staff for keeping the team in good spirits after heavy loss against India , following which the side staged a sensational turnaround to reach the Champions Trophy final. Read More »

Andre Silva: Ronaldo seems 'very serious' amid Real Madrid exit storm

Ronaldo famously flirted with PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi after PSG played at the Bernabeu in 2015 with a wink and an arm around the shoulder as he passed him in the media area. "I try to listen to him and he explains things to me in the best way". "The same year I had the problem with Robinho and he wanted to leave. Not because they can't pay the money but because they need to offer him the possibility of winning titles and personal awards". Read More »

'Not much needs to change for Pak final'


It will mostly be about national pride especially at a time when political tensions are running high between the two neighbours. From that point onward, previous Pakistan players and skippers are envious of how Pakistan has so far expanded. Read More »

Johnson, McIlroy and Day miss US Open cut

With Johnson, McIlroy and Day misfiring, it was left to a clutch of unheralded players to dominate the upper reaches of the leaderboard. Day, who won the 2015 PGA Championship up the road at Whistling Straits, had to birdie his last hole Thursday to break 80. Read More »

Abbas urges Pakistan to take revenge against India


In a video that went viral on social media, we can see a group of fans along with a little boy chanting India is the victor and Pakistan are the losers. The final of the ICC Champions Trophy featuring Pakistan and India at The Oval on Sunday (tomorrow) is expected to attract more than a billion viewers all over the globe. Read More »

More joy in Canada for Hamilton as Vettel's lead is halved


The three-time Formula One champion earned his sixth victory - and third in a row - on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Sunday, taking a clear path from the pole to the checkered flag to win by nearly 20 seconds. "It's been such an incredible weekend". "It's insane to think after 10 years that I enjoy racing every lap just as I did 10 years ago". Vettel and teammate Kimi Raikkonen finished one-two at Monaco two weeks ago while Hamilton struggled. Read More »

Redknapp speaks out about 27-year-old's Birmingham future amid Scottish interest

Birmingham boss Harry Redknapp told SunSport that "Clubs have asked for Greg - Aberdeen, Motherwell and Dundee". Clubs have asked for Greg - Aberdeen, Motherwell and Dundee. However, Redknapp admitted that Stewart's future may still lie at Birmingham. Speaking with TalkSport , Redknapp confirmed that he and Birmingham had made an offer to Terry. Read More »

Birdies lift Paul Casey after rough patch at US Open

First-round leader Rickie Fowler is one shot back and tied with Jamie Lovemark and J.B. Holmes. "We're in a good spot", he said. "So, it should be a fun weekend". "There were a couple of loose swings out there, but when you shoot 65, you can take those". The weather forecast will play a vital role... 17, 18, 1, 2 and 3 to find his way back to the top before Harman, Fleetwood and Koepka - all of whom shot 70 on Friday - made an afternoon charge. Read More »

Amir fit again, will play final against India


The Bangladesh captain said: "The Team will be more responsible in the future; specially if we are thinking of the 2019 World Cup then the team is likely to be more matured in two years' time". But he is a better bowler than it appears on the surface and the experience of the IPL has helped him in situations where batsmen are well set. Against Sri Lanka, he took 2 for 53 and scored a valuable 28 not out in an eighth-wicket partnership, which sealed a semi-final place for Pakistan . Read More »

Mohammad Amir to play in Chmapions Trophy final against India

Pakistan's resurgence since their opening defeat by India has been something to see even allowing for their reputation as world cricket's most "unpredictable" team and Hasan insisted the pressure of playing India , the title-holders, in a final would not cause his side to retreat back into their shells. Read More »

India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final


We all need to back the seniors which will help them focus and help the youngsters in the team who might have some nerves or stage fright on Sunday. "Our real strength is our bowling and we must bat first if we win the toss. Azhar described the final as a "dream match". Delhi Police are planning to be on alert following the match for revelry or violence. "It was always obvious that for Bangladesh to make it to the final, it had to do something stunning, something special against India ". Read More »

Pakistan Ready to 'Change History' Against India


In the statement - which doesn't mention Sohail's name - the PCB chairman also appreciated Team Pakistan for performing brilliantly in the Champions Trophy . It has played differently in the past three to four years. Meanwhile, Sohail said he criticised Sarfaraz refusing to dedicate Pakistan's win against Sri Lanka to Javed Miandad, which came on the cricketing legend's birthday because Miandad crit cises too much. Read More »

Undercooked Warburton anxious about Lions spot

The tactic and Murray's execution were key in victory for Warren Gatland's side. His assistant coach, Andy Farrell , has also emphasised the need to maintain a positive outlook, rather than be simply remembered as whingeing tourists. "It was another intensity level from the games they played before", Whitelock said. That is what Eddie Jones has done with England, recognised the natural strengths of the game there and brought them to bear. Read More »

Hull City ready to hijack Newcastle United striker bid


Newcastle United , Brighton and Vitesse Arnhem are also in contention to land the player. During the 2016-17 campaign, the England Under-21 global scored 23 goals and provided three assists in 41 Championship appearances for Bristol City, according to WhoScored . Read More »

'Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge loss to India'

Since then, India and Pakistan have played 15 Test series and 17 One Day International (ODI) series. This fixture is where cricket is at. The former Pakistan captain asserted that the way the team made a comeback after the defeat in the opening match has given him hope that they will be able to overcome the poor record against India in ICC tournaments and win the title. Read More »

LeBron James posts freakish and puzzling Instagram video

More on this in a moment. I bet on today's game . And, they throw catfish on the ice when the team scores. They represented the grind and grit of Detroit's blue collar folks. That's why he's the G.O.A.T. James still has time to solidify his greatness. For the most part, the casual fan might say, "Who?" Would Michael Jordan have made eight had he not briefly retired? No. Read More »

Fowler Leads Open After First Day

Open . So, you know, even just trying to take my medicine is very, very hard. Just don't tell the FOX Sports executives that. McIlroy said his transition was too quick, that he would get to the top of his swing and then essentially lunge at the ball. Read More »

Day done, McIlroy also likely to miss US Open cut

South Korean Kim Si-woo bogeyed the par-three ninth hole to slip back to five under par, two off the pace, as he completed a round of two-under-par 70. When he finished his round at Erin Hills , the four-times major victor was four shots outside the projected cut of one over. McIlroy dismissed the notion of being rusty before the tournament, but conceded on his way out of Wisconsin that he hasn't played almost enough. Read More »

Hot-hitting Yankees look for another win against Orioles


Showalter said the team will soon reach a point when it needs to decide whether Machado must go on the DL. Judge blamed himself for the tying run, allowing Espinosa to advance on his throw home. Steven Souza Jr., Mallex Smith, Logan Morrison, Tim Beckham and Corey Dickerson all homered for the Rays. He took a 3-1 lead into the seventh, but an error by third baseman Headley prevented Tanaka from a 1-2-3 inning. Read More »

Kane equaliser a "huge moment" for young England team: Southgate

One pass, one header goes somewhere else and we win the game. The 114th meeting of global football's oldest rivals initially looked to be going the visitors' way after substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hushed the Hampden roar. "But that's why he's a top player". "He get's half a chance, it's a great finish, another day someone else might not have done that". "Someone else might not have done that". Read More »