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Sport Transfer Rumour: Alvaro Morata agrees to Manchester United switch
Author: 0 Transfer Rumour: Alvaro Morata agrees to Manchester United switch

The report claims United and Real are going to meet on Monday, though they remain a way apart on a valuation. Meanwhile, the Guardian reports United believe they can convince Real president Florentino Perez to lower the asking fee from £78m to £60m ($76.5m) for Morata .

Sport Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli stars as India smash Pakistan
Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli stars as India smash Pakistan

Rohit Sharma and Shikar Dhawan gave a rollicking start and well sustained by Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh . Opening the batting together after nearly a year and a half, Rohit and Dhawan got off to a slow but steady start. Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed felt his side lost the plot in the final overs of the Indian innings. "I got to know in the 46th over, when coach ( Kumble ) told me, 'You will be going next, go pad up.' Obviously, I padded up quickly and once I got my gloves, I ...

Sport Cricket South Africa announce owners for new T20 Global League
Author: 0 Cricket South Africa announce owners for new T20 Global League

South African legend JP Duminy has been allotted as the marquee player for the Cape Town Knight Riders. "You always get your worldwide players getting opportunities everywhere in the world, but this will be a great opportunity to put their names out there and get into the IPL".

Sport Number of people assumed dead in London tower block blaze to rise
Author: 0 Number of people assumed dead in London tower block blaze to rise

The search and recovery operation is likely to take many weeks and some victims may never be identified because of the intensity of the fire, Cundy said. Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a public inquiry into what caused the apartment that once housed almost 600 people in 120 units, to go up into flames.

Author: 0 Ward in a rematch knocked out Kovalev

The Russian lost their first fight on points in November to relinquish the WBO, WBA and IBF light heavyweight titles to Ward , despite several pundits believing Kovalev was the victor. "I saw Sergey's (protective) cup going up from the back during that whole sequence". “You kind of see a theme in his fights. "I can not explain", Kovalev said.

Author: 0 England draw was one of the "most emotional games ever" for Strachan

Slovenia also closed the gap to England to three points as Josip Ilicic and Milivoje Novakovic netted in a 2-0 win over Malta . You need to give people game time; in the past one or two goalkeepers have given up global football because they haven't had the chance.

Sport Aussies ready to send a pre-Ashes message to England
Author: 0 Aussies ready to send a pre-Ashes message to England

Australia are now second in the group with two points from as many matches . When Australia's campaign resumes on Monday, Smith hopes his bowlers will prove they have heeded his criticism of their efforts in Birmingham - and from the way they have responded in practice, he believes they will.

Sport Chief executive rules out 'fable' of Ronaldo move
Author: 0 Chief executive rules out 'fable' of Ronaldo move

He spent six years at the Red Devils before joining Real in 2009, winning three Premier League titles, the FA Cup, two League Cups and the Champions League during that time. With digital technology the news is spread at a rapid pace. The Bavarian outfit presented the "hoax of the day" via Franz the Bayern duck, their representative in the Bundesliga's annual rubber duck race , as the word "Ente" in German means both hoax and duck.

Sport Pakistan thrash India in cricket Champions Trophy victory
Author: 0 Pakistan thrash India in cricket Champions Trophy victory

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed was all praise for his team for staging a dramatic comeback after the loss to India in the league stage. "He's fine", Kohli said . 6 Instances of both Pakistan openers passing 50 in a World Cup or Champions Trophy game. "So that's fantastic. But the credit goes to the players".

Author: 0 India will learn from final loss, says Kohli

Pakistan's first global 50-over title since the 1992 World Cup reflected well on their former Australia coach Mickey Arthur, who kept his squad from losing focus after their dismal display against the Indians earlier in the tournament. "Certainly, it's not about me and my career but it's about 15 unbelievable players in that dressing room, who have been absolutely fantastic for the past year".

Sport 'Happy' Gareth Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid
Author: 0 'Happy' Gareth Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

Marco Asensio felt his goal in the Champions League final vindicated his decision to stay at Real Madrid . Victory crowned a glorious season for Madrid, who have pulled off a La Liga and European Cup double for the first time since 1958, having also won the Club World Cup and European Super Cup.

Sport NBA Finals 2017: Warriors vs
Author: 0 NBA Finals 2017: Warriors vs

A year ago against Golden State , the Cavaliers became the first team to win the Finals after trailing three games to one. The win was the Warriors' 15th in a row, moving them one game away from becoming the first team to finish the postseason undefeated.

Author: 0 Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks

The pick is protected at No. 1 and 6-30, meaning the Sixers would send the Kings' 2019 first-rounder or the Sixers' own 2019 first-rounder (each protected if No. Point guard must be able to shoot, and Fultz shot 41 percent from 3-point range at Washington. With eight picks to play with entering the Thursday, June 23 draft, Ainge again finds himself in a unique spotlight, and bargaining position, as the Celtics look to use the draft to transform into a player again in the Eastern ...

Sport Most-Watched NBA Finals Since 1998 Finish Strong
Author: 0 Most-Watched NBA Finals Since 1998 Finish Strong

These fans' have made their voices heard, especially during these playoffs, but the NBA's commissioner, Adam Silver, doesn't feel super teams like the Golden State Warriors are bad for the league. His performance through the series was as good as any I can recall, and in my mind, Durant cemented his position as the second best basketball player in the world, and a very close second to LeBron James at that.

Author: 0 Amir, Fakhar star as Pakistan rout India for Champions Trophy title

India retained their position of three in the ICC ODI rankings after their consistent performance led them to the finals of the ICC Champions Trophy . This is the least we could do, " said Pakistan's batsman Mohammad Hafeez. Arthur continued: "We want to be a little more consistent as a team ".

Author: 0 Auto racing roundup: Larson nabs pole for MI

Kyle Busch qualified fourth, followed by Denny Hamlin , Pocono victor Ryan Blaney , Joey Logano and Jamie McMurray . After 10 laps, Larson held a 1.933-second lead over Kenseth. With Joey Logano , the lone Ford, posting the third fastest speed at 200.479 miles per hour. He may not make the winner's circle but expect him to be a sure bet for at least a top-5 finish.

Sport Oscar's kicks spark on-field tussle in Chinese Super League
Author: 0 Oscar's kicks spark on-field tussle in Chinese Super League

After the former Chelsea midfielder appeared twice to fire the ball deliberately at Guangzhou players, he was rushed by several opponents. Oscar cost SIPG a massive €60 million (S$92 million) in the last transfer window, the biggest deal in Asian football history.

Sport Robert Horry comments on LeBron James' legacy
Author: 0 Robert Horry comments on LeBron James' legacy

He captured seven rings during his 16-season career and earned the nickname Big Shot Bob because of his propensity for drilling clutch shots in critical postseason moments. In fact, LeBron has already passed Jordan in nearly every statistical category, except in the number of championships won. As for James, he now 3-5 in the finals as opposed to Jordan's 6-0.

Author: 0 Unseeded Latvian teen Ostapenko into 1st Slam semi at French

I was really stung by a wasp. If she does make it there and win, she will be the first Frenchwoman to achieve the championship since Mary Pierce in 2000. "Now I just try and stay focused and keep my head down". The home favourite Kristina Mladenovic was beaten by Timea Bacsinszky 6/4 6/4 . She has just dropped her serve and is trailing unseeded Jelena Ostapenko 4-3 in the opening set of the French Open semifinals.

Sport Yankees prospect Torres needs Tommy John surgery
Author: 0 Yankees prospect Torres needs Tommy John surgery

Torres , who was acquired from the Chicago Cubs last July in the Aroldis Chapman trade, suffered a hyperextended left elbow while sliding into home plate on Saturday in Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's win over the Buffalo Bisons. The injury likely means that Chase Headley's job at the hot corner for the Yankees is safe for now. The veteran switch-hitter started the season on fire, but has really hit the skids at the plate of late.

Author: 0 French Open Day 14: Ostapenko claims first Grand Slam title

The 20-year-old Ostapenko is the first unseeded woman to lift the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen since Britain's Margaret Scriven in 1933. Her attitude clearly reflects in her style of play , an all out victor laden approach, not caring about the unforced errors leaking points.

Sport Pep Clotet to leave Leeds United, fans react
Author: 0 Pep Clotet to leave Leeds United, fans react

It was not to be, though, as Christiansen was recently appointed, and during his unveiling, the club's director of football Victor Orta announced some departures. I need to understand who wants to play for Leeds and not the money. Apoel, Cyprus's most successful club, were knocked out of the Champions League in the preliminary stages and Christiansen departed on 25 May, the same day Monk handed in his shock resignation at Leeds .

Sport Aidy Boothroyd praises England Under-21 players after edging to victory
Author: 0 Aidy Boothroyd praises England Under-21 players after edging to victory

Going in 1-0 down at half-time courtesy of Martin Chien's headed opener, Aidy Boothroyd's side were facing elimination from these European Championships . "It felt like a home game", he said. England had to withstand some real pressure in the later stages as Slovakia came out in search of an equaliser to keep themselves in control of the group.

Sport Coach: I Have no Doubt in my Mind McGregor Will Beat Mayweather
Author: 0 Coach: I Have no Doubt in my Mind McGregor Will Beat Mayweather

Considering the fact that this fight will be watched all around the world, brands will be queueing up to secure these rights, although it is likely to cost them. ESPN's Darren Rovell projected Mayweather vs. McGregor could earn $77.1 million in ticket sales and another $475 million in pay-per-view sales. "It's definitely a great opportunity to have any brand that we decide to align with", Attar said.

Sport Celtics, 76ers swap top picks
Author: 0 Celtics, 76ers swap top picks

The Celtics presumably would take Jackson third , if the Lakers took Ball at No. 2. We won't officially know where any players are going until the draft kicks off on June 22nd, but at this moment the first pick appears to be all but a done deal.

Author: 0 Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

There are also a handful of teams looking for backup help, which suggests McPhee could leverage players like Domingue, Malcom Subban, who was left unprotected by Boston, Linus Ullmark exposed by Buffalo or Antti Raanta , who was a terrific backup to Henrik Lundqvist in NY, into other assets moving forward.

Author: 0 Russian Federation begin Confederations Cup campaign with easy win over New Zealand

The opening ceremony will begin at the St. Petersburg Stadium at 4 p.m. Moscow time (1300 GMT) on Saturday, two hours before a match between Russian Federation and New Zealand, reports Tass news agency. "What fans have been waiting for over so many years is finally happening. It allowed us to play", Cherchesov said. Pizzi says the Chile staff is "optimistic from the images we've seen, but we understand and know that the player still feels pain, and that's why we'll wait until tomorrow ...

Author: 0 Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

It was a unique U.S. Open . There was one last ovation as he walked off the 18th green after putting for par. "It was really cool". "I feel like I can go a long way", he says. There were only six birdies and U.S. Open victor Brooks Koepka had one of them while Japan's Hideki Matsuyama carded one of the 18 bogeys resulting in a two stroke swing.