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Ko ready to give it all in British Open crunchtime

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According to Sky Sports , Hall's name was inspired by Faldo's sensational victory-the Masters takes place in the city of Augusta in the USA state Georgia. With her famous win at the Women's British Open , golfer Georgia Hall became just the third Brit to win the tournament since it became a major in 2001. Read More »

Tottenham youngsters could start first Premier League fixture

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An angry Mourinho had said : "I wouldn't spend my money to see these teams", after his below-strength side lost 4-1 to Liverpool in the Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on Saturday in front of a crowd of more than 100,000. "They need to feel very proud about the youngsters". Newcastle United's opponents on the opening day of the Premier League season may be without some of their biggest names. Read More »

Anushka Sharma trolled for posing with Indian cricket team

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India vs England 2nd Test Lords: India cricket team in the United Kingdom was invited to visit the High Commission of India in London . While several users questioned what's Anushka Sharma's contribution to the game, the others poked fun at her by saying that Virat Kohli might soon name her the Vice Captain of India, just because she's his wife and a Bollywood star. Read More »

Bumrah will not play in second Test: Arun

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India lost the first Test by 31 runs and the second Test will start at the "Home of Cricket" from Thursday. We don't see any pattern to (the failures). It is not that you can't get out in sport and in cricket. The selectors also said that the pacer will be available for selection from the second Test. Read More »

Niki Lauda: Former F1 champion 'functioning well' after lung transplant

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The 69-year-old had been suffering from "severe lung disease", according to the Vienna General Hospital, and had surgery on August 2 after flying home from a holiday in Ibiza. He said the new lung is working well. "Considering the not very easy circumstances we are very, very happy with the developments", Klepetko said, adding the hospital would release a comprehensive update about Lauda's condition at a later time. Read More »

Stokes 'behaved like a bully' towards two gay men

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Stokes then got "verbally abusive", mocking Cunningham's gold teeth and tattoos, in a "spiteful" and "angry tone", the doorman told the court. The court heard that when PC Alway said to Mr Stokes "a guy over there was covered in blood and I've been told you punched him", he replied "because he was abusing my two friends for being gay". Read More »

The Stands : James Anderson's painful golf swing

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Fortunately for Anderson there was no injury, unfortunately for him Stuart Broad happened to be filming so Anderson will never be able to live it down. Stuart Broad and Mohammed Shami are the two bowlers inside the top-20 who have headed in the opposite direction in the latest ICC Rankings. Posting the vision to his Twitter and Instagram accounts, Broad, who'd reacted in shock to the crack of ball on Anderson's head, clarified his fast-bowling partner in crime was "perfectly fine". Read More »

Wolves Set To Give Adama Traore Medical

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Wolves have paid Middlesbrough £10m of the transfer fee up front with the remainder due in installments depending on the number of appearances the player makes among other things. "I know the history of Wolves". Tony Pulis's Middlesbrough claimed an impressive 3-0 victory over Sheffield United on Tuesday (Aug 7), while West Brom struck late at Nottingham Forest to grab their first point of the English Championship season. Read More »

Emery insists Chambers posseses Arsenal future

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Fulham tried to sign Chambers last summer and Leicester and Brighton had also expressed interest. I really like the way they play football . "Everyone can see that Fulham's a club that likes to play football , play football from the back, through the lines". Read More »

Kovalev and Bivol Return This Weekend

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Kovalev is simply not the same fighter he was. Main Events' Kathy Duva, whose company promotes Kovalev, told BoxingScene.com early Sunday morning that she'll give Kovalev some time to rest and think about when he'll want to attempt to regain his WBO light heavyweight title. Read More »

Backs-to-the-wall Crusaders win extra special, says Robertson

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Breakdancing Crusaders coach Scott Robertson felt their Super Rugby title win was particularly sweet because of the quality of the final in Christchurch . "We gave it everything out there". Tamanivalu says the team environment and "brotherhood" made him feel at home with the Crusaders . "If they score two or three tries they win the game". Read More »

Burnley complete signing of England goalkeeper Joe Hart from Manchester City

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Hart played nearly 350 games for the reigning Premier League champions, establishing himself as number one for club and country, but fell down the pecking order after Pep Guardiola took the helm at City in 2016. Premier League champions Manchester City, who have had a relatively quiet transfer window so far, have now announced their first departure. "Joe joined as a young lad from Shrewsbury and leaves a City legend", City captain Vincent Kompany said in a media statement by the ... Read More »

Zverev-De Minaur set up youngest ATP final in 11 years

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Germany's Zverev, the oldest of the last four at 21, will play Sunday for the $384,120 (331,637 euros) top prize against the later victor between Russian Andrey Rublev , 20, and 19-year-old Australian Alex De Minaur . "I look more towards the year end rankings". After all kind of troubles with rain and scheduling, four players who reached the semi-final were Alexander Zverev , Stefanos Tsitsipas, Andrey Rublev and Alex de Minaur , a true testimony of unbelievable new generations we are ... Read More »

Transfer: Arsenal finally accept £4.4m offer for striker

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He has reportedly been aiming to impress Emery ahead of the new season after arriving back in London, but fellow teammates, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette are expected to be Emery's first choice this season. It has been claimed that Perez is keen to seal a move to the London Stadium as soon as possible, with the Evening Standard reporting that the 29-year-old is hopeful of joining Manuel Pellegrini's side by the end of the day. Read More »

Pogba's agent in Manchester to unlock Frenchman's move to Barcelona

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However, the Catalan giants face a massive roadblock in their pursuit, in the form of Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola . Things have not come easy for Paul Pogba at Manchester United , and it appears to be taking its toll. Manchester United re-signed Pogba in an £89m deal from Serie A champions Juventus in the 2016 summer transfer window following Mourinho's appointment as Louis van Gaal's replacement. Read More »

Jerry Remy Diagnosed With Cancer Again

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Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy has once again been diagnosed with cancer. "At this time, Jerry's focus is on his medical treatment", NESN said. NESN released a statement on Remy's health Tuesday afternoon. He grew up in MA and played second base for the Red Sox from 1978-84. This is Remy's sixth time battling cancer. The 65-year-old and former Red Sox second baseman was first diagnosed with lung cancer in 2008. Read More »

Arsenal approach Barcelona for Ousmane Dembele

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Following his £97m move from Borussia Dortmund last summer, Dembele struggled to find his rhythm after injury, scoring just three times in 17 La Liga appearances. He was signed as a replacement for Neymar and was expected to be a key player for Barcelona for years to come. Barca came in with a better offer at the last minute, prompting Bordeaux to cancel Malcom's flight and head off to Spain instead. Read More »

Klopp reminds Liverpool fans of Henderson importance

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But while City begin the campaign as firm favourites after their record-breaking title campaign last season, they will be well aware of the threat posed by Juergen Klopp's improving Liverpool and the rest of the big six. In the second half at Anfield midfielders Fabinho - who missed an early penalty - and Marko Grujic both filled in as Van Dijk only played 45 minutes but Klopp is not anxious ahead of Sunday's visit of West Ham. Read More »

Courtois agent advises Chelsea to accept Real Madrid offer

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Chelsea only have until Thursday to sign a replacement, but Courtois could join Real Madrid up until the end of the month as the Spanish window remains open until then. "I am thrilled with the goalkeepers that I have and I will not talk about players who are not part of this team". 'But he has turned down a better offer elsewhere because this is more than a financial decision. Read More »

New Everton Digne defender taunts Liverpool fans

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I think everybody wants to be better than the previous year. We finished eighth last season and so we want to get better than seventh, get into the top six. "I know what positions I have to improve and I have started to make more decisions to be sure about everything". I said to him to come. Liverpool fans haven't been rocked by that announcement, it seems, as they have responded by digging up a few old tweets of current Reds full back Andrew Robertson rejecting Everton whilst at Dundee ... Read More »

Juan Martin del Potro, Fabio Fognini advance to Mifel Open final

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Fognini was one of the clay-loving players who returned to the red stuff after Wimbledon, and duly won the Bastad title, having won in Sao Paulo at the beginning of March. The 31-year-old lost the first three games against Argentine world No.4 del Potro before he stormed his way to four breaks of serve to win 12 of the last 15 games. Read More »

Kroenke set to buyout Usmanov in £1.8 billion Arsenal deal

Most of that is held by Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov, through Red and White Holdings, which KSE said had given an "irrevocable undertaking.to accept the offer". Not everyone associated with the club shares the same optimism as Kroenke though. Kroenke will be raising the capital to take control of the club with £45m of his own money and borrowing £557m, which he says will not be against the club. Read More »

Aston Villa re-sign Axel Tuanzebe on loan from Manchester United

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Both Championship clubs have had offers of between £4-6m for the 24-year-old accepted. The central defender is highly rated by Jose Mourinho but it's a position the club is well-stocked in for the upcoming campaign. "I know my way around the place now and owe a lot to the great people who've really looked after me.It was a no-brainer and now the ambition remains the same as last season - to reach the Premier League ". Read More »

India vs England, 2nd Test: Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes of England squad

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He also twice dropped Kohli in the slips before the India skipper had got to three figures in his first-innings 149 - the star batsman's maiden Test century in England. He also made an unbeaten fifty for the second-string England Lions in a 253-run win over India A in a first-class fixture at Worcester last month. He said: "Dawid has not found his best rhythm this season, and it may be that his game is better suited to overseas conditions". Read More »

Barca, Bayern agree on Vidal switch

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The 28-year-old played 49 games for Barca, scoring four goals, after signing from Sevilla in 2015. " Aleix Vidal is travelling to Barcelona today with permission from the club to settle his future", a tweet from the Barcelona's official account read. Read More »

Melania Trump praises LeBron James after Trump's insult

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The statement followed a Twitter rant on Friday from her husband in response to an interview James had given to CNN . " He made LeBron look smart, which isn't easy to do ", he tweeted . Despite Trump hinting that Michael Jordan is still the GOAT, Jordan said in a public statement, "I support LJ", adding that "He's doing an unbelievable job for his community". Read More »

Sakkari fells Venus Williams to reach semis in San Jose

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A chaotic second set produced eight breaks of serve, but Sakkari held throughout the tie-break to secure passage to the last four. Ahead of learning the identity of her opponent, former world number two Kuznetsova said: "I'll see whoever wins that match and just prepare my tactics". Read More »

Willian admits he's desperate to work with Jose Mourinho

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It has been a disappointing summer so far, with major areas in the first team in desperate need of investment and transition; with the fanbase not willing to give Jose Mourinho any patience, he will need to hit the ground running and his insistence on senior players is therefore natural. Read More »

Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup

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Germany's Kerber, who is seeded fourth in Montreal , defeated Williams in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 at Wimbledon just over two weeks ago to claim her third major championship. Shortly after the win, she announced that she was pregnant and didn't play for the rest of the season. Williams last appearance in Montreal was in 2014. Read More »

£670million-rated Luka Modric sends Real Madrid message

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Spanish outlet Marca report that the Croatian worldwide midfielder has grown fed up that his calls to be allowed to leave the club have been ignored by Real and therefore he has decided not to participate in training with the rest of the team until his future has been resolved. Read More »

Benintendi's walk-off seals Red Sox sweep

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Andrew Benintendi then secured the Red Sox victory with a walk-off, two-out single an inning later. Have the Boston Red Sox already locked up the American League East? Ryan Brasier had to come in to stop the bleeding and get the final two outs. Read More »

Nishikori nemesis Zverev reaches semi-finals, Murray withdraws

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The top-seeded German is looking to become the first back-to-back victor of the hard-court U.S. Open tuneup since Juan Martin del Potro in 2008 and 2009. O'Brien said: "I hope that Andy really takes into consideration this role in his sport and as a global role model to guys and girls on the tour and kids around the world that, when things are hard and tough and the conditions aren't great, it's not OK to just give up". Read More »

Petition calls for Ohio State to 'save' Urban Meyer amid investigation

Meyer was put on paid leave last week amid questions about what he knew and did about accusations of abuse made against Smith, who was sacked July 24 after his ex-wife sought a restraining order against him. In 2009, when he was a University of Florida assistant, Smith was arrested for aggravated battery on a pregnant victim (Courtney), according to a Gainesville Police Department report (she later dropped the charges). Read More »

The Full Details Of The Browns’ Corey Coleman Trade Are Out

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Coleman was bitten by the injury bug on multiple occasions since being selected by the Browns with the No. 15 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft , but with a new season underway, the hope was he can be an impactful player. Buffalo had arguably the worst receiving corps in the National Football League prior to the trade, and Coleman should come in as a starter opposite Kelvin Benjamin . Read More »

Chelsea could thrive without Hazard and Courtois, says Luiz

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Brazilian global Willian has given Chelsea a huge boost by committing his future to the Premier League giants as the futures of Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard remain in doubt. Bournemouth are still hoping to wrap up the signing of Colombian defensive midfielder Jefferson Lerma for a club-record fee. "I'm not going to comment. Read More »

Astros' Roberto Osuna reinstated from restricted list

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Osuna's attorney has said he hopes for a resolution to his case leading up to or shortly after that September 5 court date in Ontario. We welcome being held accountable for all of our personnel decisions. "To the community, I'm just very happy to be here and support this team". Houston acquired the beleaguered reliever from the Blue Jays before the July 31 trade deadline, but the move came with a fair amount of controversy because Osuna, 23, is still dealing with ongoing legal proceedings ... Read More »

Burnley sign Ben Gibson from Middlesbrough for joint club record fee

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The balancing act, though, is leaving Pulis with enough time to spend the money he brings in. "And he's a good player, someone we've liked for a while, the timing of when you have a chance to get these players, the demands of what's coming for us, a player who, I think, wants that next challenge, of being in the Premier League now". Read More »

Transfer: Ernesto Valverde breaks silence on Paul Pogba's 'move' to Barcelona

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In case you didn't know. . Pogba is now on holiday after his World Cup exploits, having resisted United manager, Jose Mourinho's plea to return early. FC Barcelona could feasibly complete a deal to sign Pogba any time between now and the end of August, when the European transfer window closes. His critics are certain to pop up again once he returns to Man United from his holidays though, but Brown is optimistic that Pogba will show up this season and begin to express himself more. Read More »

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson to square off in November

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Last month, it emerged the two golfing greats had agreed to play a round of golf one-on-one for what has been reported to be a $10 million purse for the victor. In a press conference ahead of the Players, renowned gambling fan Mickelson called out Woods for a big-money match. Mickelson told his pre-tournament press conference that the excitement around the pairing "got him thinking" about bypassing the "ancillary stuff of a tournament and just go head-to-head and just have kind of a ... Read More »

Jurgen Klopp suggests Liverpool transfer activity may not be over

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The Brazil global, who joined from Roma for £65 million last month, had a relatively quiet evening as James Milner, Georginio Wijnaldum, Mohamed Salah, Daniel Sturridge and Alberto Moreno all got on the scoresheet in Dublin. "He's in the dressing room so I have to see him first before I can say more". "Preseason, you can lose a game like this and it [doesn't mean] everything you did before was wrong and if you win 5-0 it [doesn't mean] everything was right". Read More »

Sead Kolasinac delivers cruel injury blow to Arsenal on eve of season

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Unai Emery's side complete their pre-season preparations with a friendly against Lazio at the Emirates on Saturday. The Premier League club have announced that the Bosnian faces a stint on the sidelines as a result of the injury to his left knee, sustained in Wednesday's International Champions Cup match against Chelsea in Dublin. Read More »

Ishant Sharma reprimanded for aggressive celebrations against Malan

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Well, finally Ishant is talking like a senior member of the team. "At times you have to bowl defensively and at times you have to bowl attackingly". After successfully overturning the umpire's not out decision following an lbw appeal against Murali Vijay, it took Curran two deliveries to send KL Rahul back to the dressing room - the Karnataka batsman dragging the ball onto his stumps after hitting a boundary off the first ball. Read More »

Nate Diaz Returns, Will Face Dustin Poirier at UFC 230

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Diaz has not been seen in the Octagon since his rematch with Conor McGregor back at UFC 202 when he suffered a majority decision loss which came five months after Diaz submitted McGregor in their first bout at UFC 196. This bout, which will be anticipated as one of the more action-packed of the year given the striking ability and toughness of both men, will serve as the co-main event of the UFC 230 card. Read More »