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Sport Messi to stay at Barca till 2021 under new deal
Author: 0 Messi to stay at Barca till 2021 under new deal

Part of Lionel Messi 's new agreement with Barcelona includes a staggering signing on bonus. The number 10 is also the Spanish top flight's record scorer with 349 goals, after making his debut in 2004 as a 17-year-old. Club president Josep Maria Bartomeu has made keeping Messi at Barca a personal crusade."We wanted to ensure that the best player in the history of football remains at the club", he said.

Sport Biff backs Aussie players in pay dispute
Author: 0 Biff backs Aussie players in pay dispute

Cricket Australia's national talent manger and selector Greg fronted the press in Brisbane on Tuesday morning, announcing the organisation's indigenous squads. "The players have resolved that, unless contractually obliged, no male or female players intend to play for a Cricket Australia (CA) team whilst fellow players remain unemployed due to the absence of an MOU".

Sport Wawrinka Exits in Shocker; Federer, Djokovic Up Tues. at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Wawrinka Exits in Shocker; Federer, Djokovic Up Tues. at Wimbledon

I am sure about it" about the two, per the Mirror Medvedev was disqualified for unsportsmanlike conduct, and he should also expect punishment for this latest questioning of umpires' objectivity. World number 49 Medvedev, making his Wimbledon debut, goes on to face Belgian qualifier Ruben Bemelmans for a place in the last 32. I could feel it a lot.

Sport New York Rangers sign Desharnais, Fast to contracts
Author: 0 New York Rangers sign Desharnais, Fast to contracts

General manager Jeff Gorton announced the moves Wednesday. The Rangers also agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Jesper Fast on a three-year contract averaging $1.85 million per season. The 5-foot-7, 180-pound Desharnais owns 254 points (81 goals, 173 assists) and 142 penalty minutes in 453 career National Hockey League games over parts of eight seasons with Montreal and Edmonton.

Sport Wawrinka stunned as Murray, Nadal stroll
Author: 0 Wawrinka stunned as Murray, Nadal stroll

World number 49 Medvedev, making his Wimbledon debut, handed 33-year-old Wawrinka a sixth first round loss at the All England Club , although his efforts were hampered by a left knee injury which required an ice pack at the changeovers. "I was doing everything I could to help it, but just not enough time". "I hadn't been able to do as much as I would have liked in the buildup". Though Barty served for the first set, she was too erratic in key moments of the match, while Svitolina was ...

Sport New South Korea Coach Targets World Cup Qualification
Author: 0 New South Korea Coach Targets World Cup Qualification

Shin replaces Uli Stielike, who was sacked last month after Korea Republic's 3-2 loss to Qatar in a World Cup qualifier. Shin said in a video message filmed in Seongnam by the Korean Football Association (KFA) on Tuesday that it's going to be hard challenge to qualify for Russian Federation next year.

Sport Petra Kvitova grateful she made it to Wimbledon as Czech checks out
Author: 0 Petra Kvitova grateful she made it to Wimbledon as Czech checks out

The Czech 11th seed lost 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 to America's Madison Brengle who has made the third round for the first time. Brengle, who has the distinction of being the only player to have beaten Serena Williams in 2017, will face French 21st seed Caroline Garcis for a spot in the last 16.

Sport Connor McDavid signs contract extension with Edmonton Oilers worth $100M
Author: 0 Connor McDavid signs contract extension with Edmonton Oilers worth $100M

Each had been the highest salary cap charge in the League. "I wanted to show my commitment to the Oilers organization, the fans, the city - show that I'm in it for the long haul". It was clear during McDavid's rookie season in 2015-16 that he was a special player poised to dominate the league for many years to come. "Honestly, it's such an honor to be here and to wear that Oilers jersey for the next nine years of my life".

Sport Joel Embiid says 'F--- LaVar Ball' as their feud heats up
Author: 0 Joel Embiid says 'F--- LaVar Ball' as their feud heats up

A few months ago, Ball hinted at the possibility of a show coming during an appearance on "Undisputed". On the night of the National Basketball Association draft, LaVar Ball displayed his unhinged personality in an interview with ESPN after his son was taken with the second pick.

Sport McDowell excited for Irish Open
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McIlroy birdied four of his last six holes at Erin Hills to improve seven shots on his opening 78, but still missed the cut by four shots . "I must have wrote that tweet and deleted it about five times before I actually sent it". "I'm close", the world number four added. Although his season has been disrupted by injury, McIlroy - who is starting a three-week links stint that takes in the Irish Open, Scottish Open and British Open - is set to make a strong defence of a crown he won at The ...

Sport Cowboys linebacker Damien Wilson arrested
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Wilson has been charged with 2 counts of felony aggravated assault. He was booked into the Frisco jail and has since been released. Further details have not been released yet, and it's unclear what weapon was used. The Cowboys have had DL David Irving suspended four games for a PED violation and CB Nolan Carroll was arrested for DUI earlier this offseason. Wilson, a third-year player out of the University of Minnesota , played in all 16 games for the Cowboys last year, getting six ...

Sport Shot & Killed in Home Invasion
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According to a report from the Sun Sentinel , several men entered Rajman's home at about 10:24 p.m. local time on Monday. PBSO said men entered the home and an altercation ensued that resulted in a person, whose name has not been released, being shot.

Sport Tour de France stage five: Chris Froome takes yellow jersey
Author: 0 Tour de France stage five: Chris Froome takes yellow jersey

Fabio Aru of Astana won the fifth stage, a mountain finish after 160km from Vittel to La Planche des Belles Filles, with Martin adding a second place to Monday's third as he moved up to fourth in the overall standings. Nairo Quintana, another of the prerace favourites, ran into trouble and is now nearly a minute behind Froome. Another top contender, last year's runner-up Romain Bardet of France, took fifth place, a further four seconds behind.

Sport Real confirm signing of Hernandez from city rivals Atletico
Author: 0 Real confirm signing of Hernandez from city rivals Atletico

But both Atletico and Realhave no confirmed that Hernandez will cross the city divide to join Los Blancos. Hernandez, who spent last season on loan to Alaves, belongs to Atletico Madrid , for whom he has only played ten La Liga games. He featured in two pre-season matches last season and was under contract until 2021. The defender, whose brother Lucas plays for Atletico and whose father Jean-Francois played for a string of clubs including Atletico, gained admiration for his explosive ...

Sport Victoria Azarenka calls for more facilities for WTA's mums
Author: 0 Victoria Azarenka calls for more facilities for WTA's mums

In order to do that though, she will need to take down the veteran Victoria Azarenka . "The top ones can, but not the next level, so it's very important", she said. "None of the other grand slam tournaments do this", he told the Guardian . Before she gets the chance, though, two-time Grand Slam victor Azarenka is stepping up her bid to become the next mother to win Wimbledon.

Sport Konta pulls out the stops to battle past Vekic
Author: 0 Konta pulls out the stops to battle past Vekic

British No. 1 Johanna Konta on Monday took revenge on Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei at Wimbledon , sending the Taiwanese home 6-2, 6-2 after losing to her in the first round of the French Open. British No. 2 Watson raced through the opening set without dropping a game and recovered from two breaks of serve to clinch the second set in a 6-0, 6-4 win on a baking-hot Court No.

Sport Liverpool players return for first day of pre-season training at Melwood
Author: 0 Liverpool players return for first day of pre-season training at Melwood

We all know it could have been maybe a little bit better but it could have been much worse. "That's a real reason for real optimism". Blame it on Ligue 1's rise in prominence or blame it on Liverpool's interest in Kylian Mbappe and Benjamin Mendy earlier this summer, but either way it appears to be the new normal.

Sport ZTE Blade V7 Plus with fingerprint scanner, 5.2-inch 1080p display launched
Author: 0 ZTE Blade V7 Plus with fingerprint scanner, 5.2-inch 1080p display launched

Nearly a year and a half later the official announcement of the ZTE V7 and V7 Lite , the company has now unveiled the ZTE V7 Plus. In Australia, Platinum Grey is available from The Good Guys and Ion Gold is exclusive to JB Hi-Fi . A 5-megapixel front snapper for selfies and video calling will also be able to complement the rear camera as well. It also has Mali-T720 MP3 GPU for graphics and support for external memory up to 128GB using a micro SD card.

Sport Riyad Mahrez's Arsenal move to be done 'soon'
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O'Donnell also claims that the Gunners are expected to make an announcement about Mahrez's signing this week Arsene Wenger looks to bolster his squad at The Emirates. Former Sky Sports presenter Keys has suggested on Twitter that Arsenal will sign Mahrez. The Foxes had a £25million bid for the 29-year-old turned down last summer, but new manager Craig Shakespeare remains a fan and will try to sign him again with a £20m bid.

Sport Chelsea set to finalise deal for Roma and Germany defender
Author: 0 Chelsea set to finalise deal for Roma and Germany defender

Rudiger will allegedly join Chelsea for an initial £30.7m, with the rest of the fee based on additiona clauses and bonuses in his contract at Stamford Bridge. Antonio Rudiger as won the Confederation Cup with Germany and is reportedly now in London for his medical. The Blues are set to pay about £35 million (R598 million) for the France midfielder, £30 million (R512 million) for the Germany global and £60 million (R1 billion) for the Brazilian.

Sport Netizens want Pacquiao to focus on Senate
Author: 0 Netizens want Pacquiao to focus on Senate

Manny Pacquiao's top adviser is joining the rest of his team in seriously considering retirement for the Filipino icon in the wake of his latest loss to Australian Jeff Horn . "The discretion of a referee or judge can not be reversed, except in a case of fraud or violation of laws which is not the case in Pac vs Horn", he said.

Sport SCU ranked among best in Asia-Pacific
Author: 0 SCU ranked among best in Asia-Pacific

Universities are ranked based on a range of performance indicators, including teaching and learning environment, research, citations, global outlook and industry income. The same indicators were also used in its World University Rankings for 2016-2017 where UP also ranked " 800th" out of 980 top universities. "This ranking proves what a diverse and dynamic part of the world it is", he said.

Sport Hyperandrogenism case set to haunt Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand again
Author: 0 Hyperandrogenism case set to haunt Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand again

It was done in order to provide IAAF an opportunity to submit further evidence as to the degree of performance advantage that hyperandrogenic female athletes have over athletes with normal testosterone levels. The IAAF claims the new research proves that females with high naturally occurring testosterone have a competitive advantage in the range of 1.8 per cent to 4.5 per cent.

Author: 0 Red Sox outfielder Benintendi dazzles with leaping catch and homer

Tim Beckham went 2-for-4 and ignited a five-run fourth inning with a two-run homer as Tampa Bay held on for the victory over Chicago. The Red Sox won the game 11-4. Both teams used six pitchers. He was fitted with a heart monitor last week and said at the time doctors had ruled out any serious health issues. He has homered in each of the last four games.

Sport Besiktas Sign Pepe From Real Madrid
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It was expected, following his departure from Real Madrid , that Pepe would join PSG, with the French club holding talks with the Portuguese centre-half over a move to the Parc des Princes. He also won the Euro 2016 with Portugal in his time with Real Madrid. Pepe made a total of 334 appearances for the Merengue , netting on 15 occasions in all competitions.

Sport Lionel Messi agreea terms over new Barcelona deal
Author: 0 Lionel Messi agreea terms over new Barcelona deal

Per ESPN, Messi will be eligible to leave early only if another club is willing to trigger the deal's release clause, which is believed to be set at an exorbitant €300 million. Lionel Messi married his childhood friend and sweetheart Antonella Rocuzzo in his Argentine hometown Rosario , where many footballers and celebrities gathered for a lively ceremony attended by close friends and family.

Sport Wimbledon 2017: Injured Bernard Tomic, Thanasi Kokkinakis crash out in first round
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017: Injured Bernard Tomic, Thanasi Kokkinakis crash out in first round

To me, everything is the same. "I know the way he plays". "It's disrespectful to the sport and disrespectful to the history of the sport". "But I think I don't respect it enough, yes, because I, you can say, super talented". On Monday's opening day, Aussie number one Nick Kyrgios retired hurt with a left hip injury, while John Millman lost to Rafael Nadal and qualifier Andrew Whittington went out to Thiago Monteiro.

Sport Heat Make It Official, Waive Chris Bosh
Author: 0 Heat Make It Official, Waive Chris Bosh

Chris Bosh was part of the "big three" with the Miami Heat , coming to the team during the same National Basketball Association offseason as LeBron James . "The number "1" will never be worn by another player and we can't wait to someday hang his jersey in the rafters". He is, without a doubt, one of the greatest players in the history of the franchise.