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Fabregas Says Chelsea Need Hazard More Than Ever

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Madrid are expected to complete a deal for Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in the coming weeks. He spoke of his disinterest in the transfer market and said he would be content to coach the players already at his disposal. Stoke's Butland was linked with Chelsea prior to Everton's Pickford being chosen ahead of him at the recent World Cup . "He is an extraordinary manager", he added. Read More »

Pakistan bomb attack in Quetta kills 18 as country holds general election

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The election has been marred by widespread allegations of pre-poll meddling by the powerful military in favour of Khan, which saw the process dubbed Pakistan's "dirtiest election". The 85,307 polling stations opened at 8am local time and continued for 10 hours, an hour longer than in the 2013 polls. Earlier police said a shooting between supporters of two opposing political parties had left one person dead and two others wounded in a village near the northwestern city of Sawabi. Read More »

Xherdan Shaqiri tells his critics he will be a hit at Liverpool

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We have the highest ambitions, 100 percent". While some of the money could be redistributed for transfers, the majority of it will probably be used to cover the huge money they've spent this season. Welsh wonder Ben Woodburn is on Norwich and Sheffield United's shopping lists, Sheyi Ojo impressed at Fulham previous year and is attracting plenty of interest, while Serbian youngster Marko Grujic may return to Cardiff on loan, although Lazio are also keen. Read More »

Fiat Chrysler CEO leaving company due to health issues

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Shares in Fiat Chrysler and Ferrari fell more than 5 per cent after CEO Sergio Marchionne fell seriously ill following complications from surgery, prompting a premature change at the helm of both companies. Louis Camilleri , a Ferrari board member has been named CEO of the sports auto maker, while John Elkann, grandson of Gianni Agnelli and chairman of FCA, has been named as chairman of Ferrari . Read More »

Minella reaches first WTA final 9 months after baby

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Minella, a new mother making a return to the Tour, beat Czech Marketa Vondrousova 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Top-seeded Alize Cornet of France on Sunday defeated Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) in the Swiss Open final, earning her sixth career title. Read More »

Spieth will 'expect the unexpected' as second Open win beckons

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They all dropped shots on a day when there was no time to be going backward. Francesco Molinari kept the coolest head in Carnoustie as he steered a steady course through a wild afternoon of nailbiting tension at the British Open on Sunday to become the first Italian major champion. Read More »

Yankees' Gary Sanchez Getting Crucified for a Lack of Hustle

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Gary Sanchez's lack of hustle during Monday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays was so bad that it left some wondering whether an injury was to blame. "I'm going to bet on the player and the guy", Boone added. Interestingly enough, on Tuesday, the Yankees awarded backup catcher Austin Romine with the Heart & Hustle Award . Read More »

Four Premier League stars on shortlist for FIFA 'Best' award

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France's victorious World Cup team is also well represented, with Kylian Mbappe , defender Raphael Varane and forward Antoine Griezmann all included, as is Croatia captain Luka Modric . Individual awards in a team sport attract criticism, but we are in the era of the superstar, when individual players can have bigger global fanbases than clubs. Read More »

Malcom didn't sign with Roma and Barcelona took advantage

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However, a late €41 million bid from Barca led to a dramatic U-turn, with the La Liga champions confirming a transfer had been completed on Tuesday. "President Pallotta made the decision to make the best offer possible, but when the negotiation became an auction we chose to withdraw from it". "If someone wants to come to Roma that is great, but ultimately if they do not want to come to Rome then we do not want them". Read More »

Tour chaos: Stage 16 halted as riders sprayed in eyes

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Farmers' protests are nothing new at the Tour, but the incident will add to the intense security situation in this year's edition. Tour organizers said police used tear gas to disperse the protesters as the peloton approached. Race organizers have struggled to deal with angry fans protesting Froome's participation. Race officials brought the riders to a standstill to allow them to wash their faces and receive medical attention, and after a 15-minute delay the race resumed. Read More »

France's Kylian Mbappe hid injury in World Cup semifinal and final

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Kylian Mbappe admits that he has urged N'Golo Kante to join PSG from Chelsea this summer. Most recently, the Chelsea midfielder played an instrumental role in aiding France to lift the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. There has been rumours of the French champions interest in Kante previously this summer but it's likely it would take a huge offer, and the midfielder to ask to leave, for Chelsea to even consider signing him. Read More »

Iwobi name in Arsenal's 25-man squad for pre-season tour

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The German midfielder is one of three players returning from World Cup duty who have been named in the 25-man squad for the tour along with Mohamed Elneny (Egypt) and Alex Iwobi (Nigeria). "The German team lost the games against Mexico and South Korea, not only Mesut Ozil ". Such a meeting - which came before Germany produced their worst World Cup performance for 80 years - caused significant controversy, culminating in Ozil announcing his retirement from global at the weekend. Read More »

Loris Karius hints at possible summer exit

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Klopp said of the 19-year-old postmatch on Sunday. What we are working on is the depth of the squad because you need it. I can not give guarantees here but I understand if people think that. "We will see that but it does not happen on the first day". It is this pragmatic thinking that makes me believe Liverpool could be in the market for one or two more players before the transfer window closes. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony makes final decision on Houston Rockets move

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The Oklahoma City Thunder agreed to trade Anthony to the Atlanta Hawks last week and once the deal is finalized, the Hawks are expected to place Anthony on waivers. He'll need to first clear waivers, but that is merely a technicality at this point. "It would be a great acquisition for us", Harden told the Houston Chronicle. Read More »

'Whatever bulls*it you say, no one forgets' - Klopp defends spending comments

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However, the 25-year-old was left at home as the rest of his squad travelled to the States, where they will face Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City and Manchester United in the International Champions Cup. Meanwhile, Mohamed Salah has "fully recovered" from the shoulder injury he sustained during the Champions League final, according to Klopp. Lazio and Cardiff are in talks over a possible deal for Marko Grujic - though Klopp is happy to keep the Serbian midfielder - and Sporting ... Read More »

DeMar DeRozan Says Thank You to Toronto

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I know, they screwed him. I think [Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich and general manager R.C. Buford], our team did a pretty good job of kind of meeting our needs for the future. Ujiri said Friday the fans were not forgotten in the trade decision but it's "hard to satisfy everybody". "A lot of these things are everybody has their own opinion about everything". Read More »

Cubs fan takes foul ball from a child

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However, the boy missed the ball and it rolled behind him. But Reddit users discovered through multiple reports from fans that the social media reaction was misguided - the man grabbed a ball for the young boy earlier in the game, which is why the boy has two baseballs in his photo with the Cubs . Read More »

Chelsea FC working on deal to sign Man United star

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And that solid form out in Russian Federation means Manchester United have come calling. The forward struggled to hold down a regular starting spot in the first team at Manchester United under Jose Mourinho last season and that has prompted talk of a move away. Read More »

Sergio Marchionne Out As FCA CEO Following Complications With Surgery

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His worldwide background meant that he was perfectly-qualified to work for the tobacco firm, which he joined in 1978 as a business development analyst and four years later became the company's director of business development and planning. "It is a situation that was unthinkable until a few hours ago, and one that leaves us all with a real sense of injustice". LOUIS CAMILLERI The new Ferrari CEO was already a board member at the luxury sportscar maker before his latest appointment. Read More »

Proteas crash to series defeat despite De Bruyn's ton

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Sri Lanka have taken total control of the second cricket test against South Africa after their spinners knocked over the Proteas' batting line-up in the first innings. Team South Africa: Faf du Plessis (C), Dean Elgar , Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla , Shaun von Berg, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Quinton de Kock, Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj and Temba Bavuma. Read More »

Pakistan vs Zimbabwe, 5th ODI: Dominant Pakistan eye series clean sweep

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There were a multitude of records broken by the Fakhar Zaman and Pakistan during his 210-run innings in the fourth ODI and that trend continued on Sunday. Two days after becoming the first player from Pakistan to score a double century in a one-day global, Zaman reached yet another milestone as he became the quickest player to reach 1,000 runs ODIs.Zaman broke the previous record of 21 innings held by Viv Richards, who reached the mark in his 18th innings. Read More »

New Zealand Outclass England To Retain World Cup Sevens

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Unfortunate loss". The Ireland women's team wrapped up a hugely successful showing at the Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament, finishing in sixth place after a 12-7 defeat to Spain. The New Zealanders had earlier reached the final after a clinical 22-17 defeat of Olympic champions Fiji in the semi-finals. New Zealand replacements Akuila Rokolisoa and Trael Joass, however, finished off the scoring to make the side the first to win three sevens World Cup titles. Read More »

Guardiola wants Man City stars rested and ready

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Hart is looking for a permanent move away from the Etihad Stadium, after successive season-long loans at Torino and West Ham, but the City boss has been impressed by his attitude. We will try and find solution for him. "We played against one of the best teams in Germany and we did many good things". The 31-year-old is third choice behind Ederson and Claudio Bravo , and there appears little chance of him playing for the Premier League champions. Read More »

'Disbelief': Italian golfer upstages Spieth, Woods to create British Open history

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Molinari accepted that playing with Woods brings about a different challenge due to the large crowds that follow his rounds, but remained adamant that his only focus was on winning the tournament. The sun was shining all day, but Molinari unquestionably was playing in a long shadow cast by a 14-time major victor making an unlikely return to relevance. Read More »

Cesc Fabregas Begging Eden Hazard to Stay at Chelsea FC

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Bayern Munich chief executive Karl Heinz Rummenigge has scotched reports Colombia's James Rodriguez, 27, is set to return to Real Madrid , and that £30m plus deal for Stuttgart's French defender Benjamin Pavard, 22, is in place. But, the presence of Barcelona in the race to sign Hazard will surely have given way to some uneasiness at the Bernabeu. Real Madrid have suffered a setback in their bid to fill the void that Cristiano Ronaldo has left after Neymar insisted that he is ... Read More »

Tiger Woods finds his Open return a pain in the neck

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These two days play into McIlroy's increasing interest in the psychological side of the game. The world No.10 was second at last month's US Open at a slick Shinnecock Hills, finishing with a major record-equaling 63, but he would love nothing more than a Claret Jug to open his major account. Read More »

Failed Jorginho transfer is a blessing for City youngster

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Jorginho was tipped to make the move to City , however, the Italy worldwide midfielder opted to reunite with former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea . Guardiola's title-winning squad had 16 players at the tournament in Russian Federation, including England's John Stones and Raheem Sterling, Spain's David Silva, Brazil's Ederson and Gabriel Jesus among others. Read More »

The Three Top Stories Heading Into Free Agency in 2018!

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James finished second in MVP voting, amassing 738 points, behind only first-time victor James Harden of the Rockets (965). It seems unlikely that James would want to go to Los Angeles to play for a mediocre team with some promising young players like Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma and Josh Hart - all of whom look like they'll be longtime National Basketball Association players but none of whom look like they'll be franchise centerpieces. Read More »