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Real-Liverpool: European Judo Union calls out Ramos' 'illegal move' on Salah


The German, 24, made two mistakes which helped Real Madrid to a 3-1 win over the Reds in Kiev on Saturday. "Salah has not told me anything about Sergio Ramos ", Pons told the Partidazo show on COPE. Liverpool's left-back Andy Robertson said of the challenge: "I think it is just how he has landed but Ramos is quite clever, isn't he? Your love and support will give me the strength I need". Read More »

Manchester United trigger Diogo Dalot's €20 million release clause

Dalot has been with Porto his entire career having progressed through their youth system and he's represented Portugal at every youth level from Under15 through to Under21 so he has a bright future ahead of him. He completed all of the 0-0 draw at Liverpool in the Champions League last-16 second leg in March as Porto were knocked out 5-0 on aggregate. He was included in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship and the UEFA European Under-19 Championship teams of the tournament and he ... Read More »

Anthony Rizzo slide: Major League Baseball says it should have been interference


I believe Cubs manager Joe Maddon is right when he says Rizzo executed a flawless slide to break up the double play and I believe Pirates manager Clint Hurdle when he says it's "open season" on catchers. Everybody expected Rizzo to get drilled when he batted in the ninth. "... If you flip it around and one of their guys did it to us, are we sitting here saying the same thing?" Plays like that are scary, but at the same time, you have to play hard. Read More »

Serena Williams advances in French Open return; ‘You can’t beat a catsuit’

Serena can achieve anything - after being her coach for six years, I'm even more sure of that statement". "A lot of people have really reached out, because they have so many similar stories, too, " she said. "I'm just taking it a day at a time ". The very first game featured an ace at 181 kph and when it ended with Pliskova netting a backhand, the chair umpire intoned, "Jeu, Madame Williams", - French for "Game, Mrs Williams", a change from the "Mademoiselle" officials use for unmarried ... Read More »

When and where to watch Roland Garros on TV


But, Svitolina has never gone beyond the quarterfinals at a Major, and the step between winning big titles and winning Slams is a big one, as Alexander Zverev would no doubt confirm. Or will she come up short once more? In Rome last week, the Serb gave Nadal a high-level examination in two close sets in the semi-final of the Italian Open, which might have taken a slight edge off the Spaniard in the final, where he flirted with defeat before outlasting Zverev. Read More »

Raheem Sterling defends assault rifle tattoo


Raheem Sterling has explained the emotional reason behind his gun tattoo. He responded to a tweet by Gary Lineker writing: "So you think it's perfectly OK for an England football star to tattoo a large assault rifle onto his leg just before a World Cup , where it will be seen by billions of people?" "I shoot with my right foot so it has a deeper meaning N still unfinished". Read More »

With Sheer Will, LeBron James Leads the Cavaliers Back to the Finals


His eighth straight NBA Finals sets up as one of his most hard, flanked by a largely unheralded set of teammates who force him to do much more at 33 than most other players are ever asked. They shot a brutal 7-39 (18 percent) from 3-point range, and according to Second Spectrum tracking, 36 of those attempts were uncontested. "He's unbelievable", said Celtics coach Brad Stevens . Read More »

Agony for McIlroy as Molinari sneaks PGA Championship glory


An eagle chance on the final hole and with Molinari in danger of dropping a shot gave him an unlikely glimmer of hope, but the eagle attempt went just short and he dropped to his knees with his head in his hands. "I thought if I make five, hopefully he's not going to make two and tie me". "Sometimes I just get too drawn on what the other guy is doing, and I was really good today, hitting good shots and focusing on my process and not worrying about anything else". Read More »

Raheem Sterling explains gun tattoo with tragic story of father's death

So far, so familiar. It is more about a vicious tabloid snobbery. The news comes following a long and protracted character assassination of the former Liverpool midfielder, with red tops finally giving up on exploring reasonable ways to denigrate the 23-year-old's character, instead focusing all their efforts into convincing the public the 2014 Golden Boy victor practices witchcraft and should be executed as a result. Read More »

IN NUMBERS: Warriors vs Cavaliers NBA Finals Part 4

The King, though, isn't the only one who has a connection to the past eight NBA Finals . After the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to their fourth Finals in four seasons, Dan Gilbert said he's not letting the pending free agency of LeBron James this summer swallow up the moment. Read More »

Serena Williams’ French Open Outfit Is Going Viral

Williams", a change from the "Mademoiselle" officials use for unmarried female players. "This conversation was not on the table previous year when I was coming back and I was not seeded in Wimbledon", the Belarusian said after her first-round loss to Katerina Siniakova on Monday. Read More »

Golden Knights win Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals


Game 2 goes Wednesday in Sin City before the series switches to Washington for Games 3 and 4. Buffer, however, struggled with some of the names, and Washington captain Alex Ovechkin seemed annoyed with how long it went on, skating in circles along the blue line to stay warm. Read More »

Liverpool in advanced talks with Lyon over move for Nabil Fekir


Fekir is expected to become the Reds' next signing of the summer following their £40 million capture of Monaco midfielder Fabinho on Monday. "He has ability and mentality to play at the highest level in a number of positions". Liverpool are happy to pay whatever price tag is set for the 24-year-old ahead of the World Cup , and sporting director Michael Edwards has already started preliminary discussions with Lyon in regards to making Fekir an Anfield player. Read More »

According to Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 anyway


Egypt, who are now 200/1 outsiders to win the tournament, stand very little chance of escaping their group without their talisman. Salah has scored 33 goals in 57 appearances for his country. This will be Russia's fourth World Cup since the break-up of the Soviet Union, but they have never reached the last 16. Once you have downloaded the patch, fire-up the game and launch Ultimate Team, where the new World Cup mode will be available to play. Read More »

Arsenal in talks to sign Juventus defender, Stephan Lichsteiner


The 34-year-old has spent seven seasons with I Bianconeri since he joined from Lazio in 2011, helping the Serie A giants claim seven successive league titles. "I don't chase money and I need a place where I'll have a good quality of life", Lichtsteiner explained, as quoted by the Metro . "I'll play overseas next year, but I've not signed anything yet". Read More »

Atherton 'highly sceptical' of spot-fixing claims


Let them complete that and pronounce Morris guilty. "We need to go out there and play with the good intensity like we play with every other team", Rahane said. The channel claims that Munawar works for the underworld. Al Jazeera also released a video which allegedly shows two former Sri Lanka cricketers Jeewantha Kulatunge and Dilhara Lokuhettige, in a meeting on match-fixing. Read More »

Rudy Giuliani booed on his birthday at Yankees Stadium


When the announcer revealed it was Giuliani's birthday, the crowd was, um, not exactly supportive. There could have been a little extra motivation for New York Yankees fans to boo Rudy Giuliani on the former New York mayor's birthday. A day before his trip to the ballpark, Giuliani made an appearance on CNN's " State of the Union ". Giuliani went on to say that the president would need the public on his side if he faces impeachment, and the " Spygate " allegations are meant to do just ... Read More »

Eric Bailly delivers ultimatum to Jose Mourinho


Despite links to a swap deal involving Toby Alderweireld and Martial, United are determined to keep hold of their forward in any prospective transfer offer they make for the Belgian worldwide, who is now contracted to Tottenham Hotspur. Michael Carrick has retired and Marouane Fellaini is expected to leave on a free transfer when his contract expires next month so Mourinho needs at least one midfielder and Fred is a top target. Read More »

NBA Record futility dooms Houston Rockets in Game 7


Several players got in on the celebration... The Warriors didn't get the No. 1 seed out West, lost Curry to a knee injury late in the regular season, lost 10 of their final 17 games and got pushed to the brink. Coach Mike D'Antoni says: "Everybody came to the same conclusion". "It was one of those things where we felt like we had some good momentum going there", said Horford. Read More »

Stuart Olding signs for second-tier French club Brive


Olding was heavily linked last month with a move to the Exeter Chiefs, though the Aviva Premiership side were quick to distance themselves from the reports. Brive, who have been relegated from the Top 14 to Pro D2 after a campaign in which they lost 18 of 26 league matches, revealed the news on their official website yesterday afternoon. Read More »

He's Back, Balotelli Scores On First Italy Appearance For Four Years


Substitute Andrea Belotti extended Italy's lead in the 69th minute, scoring at the second attempt after his powerful downward header was parried by Al-Owais. Sloppy play from Davide Zappacosta enabled Yahya Al Shehri to pull one back for Saudi Arabia , but Italy - thanks to a great stop from Gianluigi Donnarumma - held firm to get Mancini's tenure off to a winning start. Read More »

Aberdeen idol Neale Cooper dies aged 54


Last June, the Scot suffered a heart attack in Aberdeen. Popular Cooper was at the helm during Pools' most successful period in recent times which ended in the club reaching the League One play off final at Cardiff in 2005. Police have begun an inquiry into the incident but detective inspector David Howieson said: "There are no apparent suspicious circumstances". Police appealed for the driver of a black people carrier taxi, which picked up Cooper along with another man and two women at ... Read More »

Lawyer files €1bn lawsuit against Ramos over Salah’s tackle

Petition supporters point out that Ramos intentionally injured Salah and in their opinion, he set a awful example for future generations of players. It was believed Salah had suffered a dislocated shoulder, which would rule him out next month's tournament in Russian Federation, but the Egyptian FA said that an x-ray had revealed the injury is sprained shoulder ligaments. Read More »

Fabinho urges Fekir to join him at Liverpool

Fekir scored 18 goals and supplied eight assists in a superb 2017-18 Ligue 1 campaign as Bruno Genesio's side secured qualification for the Champions League . Aulas said: "There is no information contrary to what I mentioned in the last match". The outspoken chief also reiterated that any team would have to be "very, very rich to sign Nabil Fekir this year". Read More »

Tom Cairney goal takes Fulham back to the Premier League


Fulham manager Salvisa Jokanovic did not deliver good news to Manchester United fans after revealing that Ryan Sessegnon wishes to stay with his current club. "He's shown many times that he is a great lad, great footballer and great worker". "It's incredible. I had a taste of it what, six years ago now, and I wanted to get back ever since". Read More »

Watch Golden State Warriors Vs. Houston Rockets Game 7 Live Stream


The second half belonged to Golden State . At the most critical point of the season, Harden no longer had Paul to share the playmaking or the pressure burden that the Rockets had purposefully split between them all season, hoping to keep both fresh and impactful throughout a long playoff run. Read More »

How to Watch Warriors Rockets Game 7 Live Stream Online

The Warriors downed the Cavaliers in five games in 2017, and this year's Finals appear to be headed for another decisive result in Golden State's favor. His team had a 3-2 edge in this series and home-court advantage in their back pocket, and couldn't finish against a team that has mastered the style of play he introduced to the league during his days in Phoenix with a two-time Kia MVP running the show. Read More »

Liverpool sign Brazilian Fabinho

That was also very important because I felt the club wanted me to come. "A club of this side is what I hoped for and did not have to think much about it". "He has the ability and mentality to play at the highest level in a number of positions. I hope to grow, learn and become a part of the history of Liverpool ". Read More »

Liverpool supporters stranded after Kiev flights canceled


Liverpool's mayor, Joe Anderson , wrote on Twitter that he is discussing alternative travel plans with the mayor of Kiev and former pro boxer, Vitali Klitschko. "It's obviously disappointing. (It's) hard for them now to try and get over, so disappointed for them not to be able to make the final". Mr Anderson finished: "That's what I'm hoping". Read More »

Kyrie Irving Skipped Game 7 While Recovering From Nasal Surgery


Irving's agent, Jeff Wechsler, told ESPN that Irving couldn't fly because of the surgery, but did want to attend the game. "It was a residual from the facial fracture he had earlier in the season", Wechsler said of the injury. Ainge said the team is willing to pay the luxury tax if that's what it takes to build a contender. "As fun as it's been for a lot of guys, it's been heart wrenching in some ways for (Hayward and Irving) because they haven't been able to be out there on the court". Read More »

How to Watch Game 1 of the NHL's Stanley Cup Finals


Today, the Knights are set to open the Stanley Cup Final as the favourites with home-ice advantage against the Washington Capitals . Lil Jon has been a lifelong fan of hockey and recently adopted the Golden Knights as his favorite team while spending extended periods of time in Las Vegas as a resident DJ. Read More »

Karius Will Bounce Back, Says Mignolet


Loris Karius says he is "infinitely sorry"
for the mistakes he made in Liverpool's Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid , but team-mate Andrew Robertson insists the rest of the
squad do not blame the goalkeeper for Saturday night's heartache. Read More »

Fekir to Liverpool is not close, says Lyon president


But Jean-Michel Aulas insists that the club remain relaxed about Fekir's future and does not expect any developments before the World Cup has finished. This was information supported by Aulas, who reiterated what he had said earlier in the week. Lyon value Fekir at €60m (£52.7m) and will not consider selling him for any amount lower than their asking price. Read More »

FC Barcelona Superstar Lionel Messi: Why I Turned Down Spain


Messi fired Argentina to Russian Federation with a hat-trick in their final qualifying match against Ecuador and scored seven times for his country during the campaign, despite missing eight games through injury or suspension. "The other day I was talking to a friend and he told me "if you had chosen Spain, you'd be a World Cup victor already", but it wouldn't have been the same", added Messi. Read More »

Milwaukee police discipline officers involved in arrest of Bucks rookie Sterling Brown


Brown exiting the drugstore and being confronted by an officer about his vehicle, which was parked in a handicapped zone. What are you doing?' I'm double parked, but he called backup and backup came. "Whether I was parking legally or not, it shouldn't have led to what it led to", Brown said in the interview. He said that before moving to Milwaukee his interactions with police had been for minor things, like traffic tickets. Read More »

Nigeria's attacker injured, ruled out of World Cup


Rohr passed his judgment on Simon in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Sunday. He said, "It is unfortunate Moses Simon will not be travelling with the team on Tuesday because he is down with an injury. Yannick Bangala, Chancel Mbemba, Aaron Tshibola, Paul-Jose Mpoku and Gael Kakuta, as well as Cedric Bakambu, Britt Assombalonga, Benik Afobe, Kabongo Kasongo and Ben Malango are all in Port Harcourt. Read More »

Sadio Mane sends 300 Liverpool shirts to hometown


If you had said then I would be playing the final, I would say that is something incredible in my life. "Hopefully we are going to win". "My family still live in the village". He is still in Senegal. But the 30-year-old, who will again be on the bench when Liverpool face Real in Kiev this weekend, does not want talk over his immediate plans to eclipse this weekend's game. Read More »

Five matches to watch at the French Open on Monday


Based on the evidence of the past six weeks, it's resounding. "I don't think that there was too much of a difference", Djokovic said after that setback, "which is great for me, great news for me". Zverev is yet to beat a player ranked inside the top 50 in that run. Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select 1 HD will provide live television coverage of the Roland Garros in India. Read More »

Warriors crush Rockets to force Game 7 in West


D'Antoni said the Rockets will play Paul's return "by ear". Thompson's second-half outburst - reminiscent of his landscape-changing Game 6 showing against Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the West finals two years ago - lifted the Warriors to a 115-86 victory Saturday, giving the league two Game 7s this holiday weekend . Read More »

Loris Karius: 'I haven't really slept since the Champions League final'


He failed badly in the basics of awareness and distribution leading to Karim Benzema's tap-in and then when setting himself to deal with Gareth Bale's long-range strike. "It will hurt for a while but we have to keep going". It was a goal that effectively relegated us and Dorus was in floods of tears after the game in the dressing room. Read More »

Las Vegas goes #nocaps before Cup Final


Ditto Nicklas Backstrom, 30, who has been Ovechkin's Washington teammate for 11 of those seasons. And in the conference finals, it was beating the loaded Tampa Bay Lightning in a Game 7. The Penguins won the Cup in 2016 and 2017. Vegas has held opponents to two or fewer goals in 10 of its 15 playoff games to date, including four shutout performances by Fleury. Read More »

Nabil Fekir backtracks over Liverpool transfer after Champions League final


The Lyon captain can play as an attacking midfielder or as part of the front line - like former Liverpool star Coutinho, who left Anfield for Barcelona in January in a transfer worth a potential £142m. Alisson Becker, the Roma No.1, would be seen as one such upgrade , but Liverpool have been put off by the Italian club's asking price, which is only likely to rise given Karius' misfortune in Kiev. Read More »

Fans slam clip of Sergio Ramos 'practicing' arm grapple on Mohamed Salah


Ramos was seen to hang on to the Egypt global as the pair fell to the floor in what some viewed a calculated first-half challenge which resulted in the 44-goal Reds forward being forced off with shoulder ligament damage. "It's unfortunate. It just disrupted our rhythm a wee bit". He recorded 27 saves and allowed 16 goals in the Champions League this year. In an incredible first season with the Premier League club following his transfer from Roma previous year, Salah broke a host of ... Read More »

French Open organizers won't give Serena Williams a seeding


The road trip was worth it for Marco Trungelliti, the "lucky loser" who drove for about 9 hours with his brother, mother and grandmother from Barcelona to Paris in order to get into the French Open - and then won his match. Without a seeding she risks facing highly ranked players in the early rounds. Several of Williams' key rivals believe she deserves a seeding. "So yeah, I definitely think that would be a nice change". Read More »

LeBron James leads Cavaliers back to National Basketball Association final


Some Cavs fans lamented on Twitter that James appeared to be carrying the team single-handed at times without forward Kevin Love , who missed Game 7 with a concussion. "Probably doubtful, or however they listed it, or questionable". He hasn't yet tested the hamstring, according to D'Antoni. "Made a play. Just showing emotion". Read More »

Neymar 'not yet 100%' but ready to play for Brazil


Various reports have indicated that he is a huge transfer target of Real Madrid president Florentino Perez despite the fact it would take in excess of £200million to sign him. A friendly against Croatia at Anfield on Sunday June 3 had previously been seen as the ideal opportunity for the former Santos goal-scorer to make his return to the pitch, yet that could now be in doubt. Read More »