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Sport Chelsea star not Barcelona-bound, insists Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea star not Barcelona-bound, insists Conte

But with the Gunners buying Alexandre Lacazette, plus keeping Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez so far, Conte feels they have what it takes to claim first spot for the first time since 2004. We have to wait for the best moment, the best solution. "It's important for me that the club knows my opinions about the number that we need". The final decision is always of the club.

Sport Tottenham 2-0 Juventus: Spurs end preseason on a high
Author: 0 Tottenham 2-0 Juventus: Spurs end preseason on a high

The England worldwide went down under a tackle from Alex Sandro and was withdrawn before the break, potentially leaving a sizeable hole at right-back following the sale of Kyle Walker to Manchester City. If the former Burnley full-back is sidelined, 20-year-old Kyle Walker-Peters could be in line for his Premier League debut when Tottenham travel to Newcastle on Sunday, 13 August.

Sport Liverpool to face Hoffenheim in Champions League
Author: 0 Liverpool to face Hoffenheim in Champions League

Paul Ince reckons Liverpool will want to avoid both Nice and Hoffenheim in the Champions League play-off draw on Friday. Scottish champion Celtic will meet Kazakhstan side Astana , with the first leg to be played in Glasgow .

Sport Leicester sign Man City striker Iheanacho
Author: 0 Leicester sign Man City striker Iheanacho

Leicester rounded off their pre-season preparations with an impressive win over Borussia Monchengladbach , although the victory was overshadowed by an injury to new signing Kelechi Iheanacho . " Last thing he needed was another kick on it, so we played it safe ", Shakespeare said after the game. " It's a great signing for us". We've tracked his progress for some time, so we know how much quality he'll bring to the squad.

Sport Guardiola urges Manchester City to deliver on promise
Author: 0 Guardiola urges Manchester City to deliver on promise

Other than a sluggish first game, the defeat to neighbours Manchester United , City have looked razor sharp in pre-season, even without Bernardo Silva (until the final 20 minutes today) and Benjamin Mendy for the bulk of it. Midfielder Ilkay Gundogan won't be involved though as he continues his recovery from a cruciate knee ligament injury that has ruled him out since December.

Sport Frank Clark held out of practice as punishment for punch
Author: 0 Frank Clark held out of practice as punishment for punch

Friday's absences of Clark and of Ifedi showed that Thursday at Seahawks went beyond a mere rite of summer. Tempers regularly flare at training camp. Clark reached a plea deal for persistent disorderly conduct and completed a 25-week course on domestic violence and paid a small fine of court costs.

Sport Alabama DL Hand won't face suspension for DUI arrest
Author: 0 Alabama DL Hand won't face suspension for DUI arrest

Projected Alabama starting defensive end Da'Shawn Hand was arrested on July 31 for driving under the influence. According to Saban, Hand was placed in in-patient treatment for 48 hours following his arrest, and he will have to do community service and police ride-arounds as part of his punishment.

Sport Robbie Keane signed by Atletico de Kolkata for upcoming ISL season
Author: 0 Robbie Keane signed by Atletico de Kolkata for upcoming ISL season

Apart from Tottenham, he had also previously played for Inter Milan, Leeds United, Liverpool, Celtic, among others. That means that he will have to wait a few months before getting underway, making it nearly a year since he played competitive action after finishing up with LA Galaxy last November.

Sport Manchester United pour cold water on Serge Aurier transfer
Author: 0 Manchester United pour cold water on Serge Aurier transfer

Aurier is wanted by United manager Jose Mourinho, who plans to make the right-back his fourth signing of the summer transfer window. Reports suggested the 24-year-old had been offered to Manchester United and a deal could be agreed if visa issues are resolved.

Sport Multiple world champion Angel Nieto dies following quad bike accident
Author: 0 Multiple world champion Angel Nieto dies following quad bike accident

Nieto sits second in the all-time list of most motorcycling world championship titles, two behind Italian great Giacomo Agostini . The Spanish legend won 90-grands prix in the former 50cc, 80cc and 125cc classes between 1964 and 1986, with his heroic victory in the 125cc world championship in front of a delirious home crowd at Jarama almost single-handedly turning motorcycle racing into a mainstream sport in Spain .

Sport What did you get Tom Brady for his 40th birthday?
Author: 0 What did you get Tom Brady for his 40th birthday?

And while he doesn't want to confirm whether he had a concussion, likely because an admission would get the Patriots in trouble, he does acknowledge the dangers of the sport. Brady said "I think you're not blind to it as a player" but added that he is confident in his health regimen and that "you learn from" the struggles of retired players who are dealing with health issues.

Sport Tony Granato to coach US men's hockey at Olympics
Author: 0 Tony Granato to coach US men's hockey at Olympics

Granato first played for the University of Wisconsin from 1983-87. This schedule was primarily in place to accommodate the National Hockey League owners, who did not want to lose their star players for a majority of the season. Olympic women's team to gold in 1998. Granato has previously held head coach positions in the NHL, and is now coaching the University of Wisconsin men's hockey team.

Sport Giants wideout Shepard on the mend after rolling left ankle
Author: 0 Giants wideout Shepard on the mend after rolling left ankle

Per ESPN's Jordan Raanan , Shepard is "in the clear" after undergoing an MRI on Thursday. Shepard seems to have escaped Wednesday's scary injury with a mere low sprain. Shepard is coming off a promising rookie season in which he ranked second among rookie receivers with 65 catches for 683 yards and eight touchdowns.

Sport Injured Stan Wawrinka to miss rest of season
Author: 0 Injured Stan Wawrinka to miss rest of season

The three-time Grand Slam champion struggled with his play during the grass-court swing at the Aegon Championships and Wimbledon . Wawrinka finishes with a 26-11 record with just one title this season. He joins Novak Djokovic , the man he beat in last year's final at Flushing Meadows , in calling it quits for this season because of an injury. The four-set victory over Djokovic in the final at Flushing Meadows previous year gave Wawrinka his third major crown, taking him level with ...

Sport Rivers will only coach Clippers going forward
Author: 0 Rivers will only coach Clippers going forward

An year later, he was promoted to president of basketball operations at the franchise, in addition to his role of head coach. "Steve has charged us with taking the Clippers to the next level, and together with Doc we will do just that". "I want to have a world-class front office that identifies college and pro talent, that works with the agents and that has a long-range strategy that is based upon thinking through the analytics and options available to us", Ballmer told ESPN.

Sport Antonio Conte demands Chelsea make more signings ahead of Premier League defence
Author: 0 Antonio Conte demands Chelsea make more signings ahead of Premier League defence

It's important for me that the club knows my opinions about the number we need. "I think these are rumours and Eden is very happy to stay with us, to play with Chelsea and to recover from his injury and to start the season with us". Costa's future has been a recurring theme at Chelsea since January, when he was linked with a move to the Chinese Super League and was left out of the squad at Leicester as rumours of tensions with Conte surfaced.

Sport Jurgen Klopp: Our ambition is to win the league
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp: Our ambition is to win the league

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. "If you say he is not available to be sold, where is the interpretation?" said Klopp. The Spaniard has been widely linked with a move away from Anfield after making just two Premier League starts last season . Liverpool dismantled Bayern Munich on their own turf last night thanks to goals from Sadio Mane , Mohamed Salah and Daniel Sturridge .

Sport Koeman: Hajduk Split draw a real challenge
Author: 0 Koeman: Hajduk Split draw a real challenge

It was his first goal for Everton in 19 games. Calvert-Lewin's smart finish sealed Everton's progress though, leaving Koeman satisfied with the night's work. Everton will face Croatian outfit Hajduk Split in their UEFA Europa League play-off, it was confirmed in Friday's draw in Nyon, Switzerland.

Sport Aston Villa sign Tottenham youngster Josh Onomah on season-long loan
Author: 0 Aston Villa sign Tottenham youngster Josh Onomah on season-long loan

Pochettino is aware that at Villa - one of the biggest clubs in the Championship - Onomah will be exposed to high levels of competition and pressure, while he will play alongside seasoned professionals. If he completes his move to Villa Park, he will become Steve Bruce's sixth summer signing following the likes of John Terry, Glenn Whelan and Sam Johnstone.

Sport Anthony Joshua responds to Khan cheating rumours with brilliant tweet
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua responds to Khan cheating rumours with brilliant tweet

Faryal tweeted extensively about her husband's posts, denying that she was dating Joshua and hitting out at Amir. "Faryal continued to hit out at her husband over his rumoured infidelities before branding him a "#30yearoldbaby" after he tweeted "Mans like Joshua can have my left overs!".

Sport England solid with opener Alastair Cook against South Africa
Author: 0 England solid with opener Alastair Cook against South Africa

Stokes- England's match victor needs to be in every fantasy team. Rabada, banned from the second Test for swearing at Stokes in the series opener, yelled in joy. But he was undone by a good length delivery from fast bowler Kagiso Rabada that seamed and took the edge, with de Kock holding an excellent diving catch in his right glove.

Sport Jay Cutler Could Return to NFL, Report Says
Author: 0 Jay Cutler Could Return to NFL, Report Says

The second one is whether the Dolphins are prepared to go into the season with Moore as the starter. The #Miami Dolphins thought they dodged a bullet when starting quarterback #Ryan Tannehill's left knee showed no structural damage after undergoing an MRI.

Sport Police appeal for leads in Dumi Masilela murder case
Author: 0 Police appeal for leads in Dumi Masilela murder case

Rhythm City and e.tv South Africa have been tweeting about Dumi Masilela 's recent scenes and tribute messages from his co-workers. The death of Masilela was not the end of the tragedy for the Masilela Family as his aunt who took care of the young actor throughout his life collapsed and died on receiving the news of his death.

Sport Ravens Reach Agreement With Experienced Starting Right Tackle Austin Howard
Author: 0 Ravens Reach Agreement With Experienced Starting Right Tackle Austin Howard

The Baltimore Ravens on Friday signed veteran tackle Austin Howard to a three-year deal, general manager Ozzie Newsome announced. He was entering his fourth season with the team after signing a five-year, $30 million deal in 2014. They hope Howard, a six year pro, can help fill the void. He suited up for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2010 and for the New York Jets from 2011 to 2013.

Sport Mo Farah eyes gold at the 2017 IAAF World Championships
Author: 0 Mo Farah eyes gold at the 2017 IAAF World Championships

I know I am the man to beat but that gives me confidence. "Taking all this into account, the decision of the IAAF Council on the suspension of our Federation from the IAAF membership was probably a forced measure", according to Shlyakhtin.

Sport Adam Lallana facing 'a couple of months' out with injury
Author: 0 Adam Lallana facing 'a couple of months' out with injury

Liverpool begin their domestic season at Watford on August 12, while they travel to Hoffenheim three days later and host the Bundesliga club the following Wednesday. Although losing Lallana represents a significant setback for Liverpool , the fact that the 29-year-old won't be available for a significant period does ease Klopp's selection headache somewhat.

Author: 0 Suns willing to trade Dragan Bender as part of Kyrie Irving deal

In 2014-15, the Cavaliers secure their first title in franchise history, giving Irving his first ring. Later he announces that he will not commit long term to any team this season, despite having a clear list of places he would like to land.

Sport Nemanja Matic's fine Manchester United debut suggests £40m is money well spent
Author: 0 Nemanja Matic's fine Manchester United debut suggests £40m is money well spent

United boss Jose Mourinho gave new £40million signing Nemanja Matic his debut and the former Chelsea man strolled through a comfortable 45 minutes before being replaced by Michael Carrick at the break. The presence of Matić allowed Paul Pogba extra license to get forward, and the inclusion of a more technical presence in Andreas Pereira for the third midfield spot (as opposed to the harrying of Ander Herrera ) was notable as well.

Sport Nationals' Scherzer exits in second inning of loss to Marlins
Author: 0 Nationals' Scherzer exits in second inning of loss to Marlins

Harper put up one hit on Tuesday; Murphy had a hit and a run. Scherzer entered the game hitting.186/.255/.186 for the season, but the home run raised his slash line to.205/.271/.273, a modest improvement. He labored against the Reds in his previous turn, lasting 4 2/3 innings and giving up three runs while walking six in a no-decision. "I'll probably have shirts made".

Sport Will Fuller out with broken collarbone
Author: 0 Will Fuller out with broken collarbone

Texans head coach Bill O'Brien was impressed with what he had seen out of his young wide receiver so far. Developing a suitable second threat for Hopkins has been one of O'Brien's major challenges since arriving in Houston. "Just coming in here and work every day and just prove to the quarterbacks that I'm a reliable target and just catch every pass that comes my way". He had 635 yards on 47 receptions, along with two touchdowns.

Sport Andy Murray out of Canadian Open through injury
Author: 0 Andy Murray out of Canadian Open through injury

Murray, a three-time Canada victor whose most recent title there came in 2015, has not played competitively since a five-set loss to American Sam Querrey in a Wimbledon quarter-final last month. Murray is next scheduled to play the Cincinnati Masters which starts 14 August. The Spaniard is seeded first in Montreal and will return to the top of the rankings if he gets to the semifinal.

Sport Netherlands Women 3-0 England Women: Hosts too strong for Lionesses
Author: 0 Netherlands Women 3-0 England Women: Hosts too strong for Lionesses

He said: "We'll be looking to deal with every single Holland player and make sure we make every single Holland player deal with our threats going forward". Taylor is the tournament's top scorer with five goals from just three games , after being rested for the final group game against Portugal. Zeist: Friends or not, Dutch keeper Sari van Veenendaal will be all business when she faces her in-form Arsenal teammate and England striker Jodie Taylor in the Euro semi-final on Thursday.

Sport I've never chased numbers, says KL Rahul after scoring another half century
Author: 0 I've never chased numbers, says KL Rahul after scoring another half century

Chandimal's return will be a huge boost for the Lankans, who suffered a 304-run thrashing at the hands of the visitors in the first Test, at the Galle International Stadium, last week. "Super start. Great toss to win on the surface and India are on the driver's seat on day 1". Sri Lanka will tour India to play three Tests, five ODIs and a lone T20 in November which means India will have to cut short their tour to South Africa.