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Dutch midfielder Sneijder joins Nice

Dutch midfielder Sneijder joins Nice The 33-year-old departed Turkish side Galatasaray after a four-year stint at the end of June when his contract expired and he has been on the lookout for a new club since. He has also graced the books at Dutch giants Ajax and La Liga heavyweights Real Madrid. They have also signed Hatem Ben Arfa from Newcastle, Brazil centre-back Dante and Morocco playmaker Younes Belhanda in the past two years. [Full Article...]

David Cameron's festival chillaxing backfires

David Cameron's festival chillaxing backfires But despite not opting to do any public appearances, the former Conservative MP was caught on camera posing for a photo with a fancy-dress-clad Corbyn fan. She posted the photo to Instagram and said: "Couldn't have even planned it". Vanessa Price - a Labour councillor who has previously campaigned against Mr Cameron's policies in Witney - got a surprise after taking a selfie with her husband Ste... [Full Article...]

Bronze medals for Dafne Schippers, Anouk Vetter at world athletics

Bronze medals for Dafne Schippers, Anouk Vetter at world athletics Holland's Dafne Schippers took bronze in 10.96s, with double Olympic champion Thompson, who had looked so dominant through the rounds, back in fifth in 10.98. "I couldn't be more happy". This year, Bowie became the first American woman to win world gold since 2005. It hasn't even sunk in. Ta Lou beat Schippers in the heats and the semi-finals and she made it hat-trick in that particula... [Full Article...]

Cutler arrives in Miami, misses Monday practice

Cutler arrives in Miami, misses Monday practice On Sunday, however, that all changed when it was announced that Jay Cutler signed a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins . Cutler was released by the Bears this offseason and retired to take a television job with Fox Sports as a TV analyst in May. [Full Article...]

Barcelona eye signing Tottenham star Dele Alli to replace Neymar

Barcelona eye signing Tottenham star Dele Alli to replace Neymar It's his decision, despite the fact we did everything in our power for him to stay. Our source, the English media vehicle, Sunday Express is running with the inference that Barcelona are set to make another move for the Tottenham Hotspur player Dele Alli. [Full Article...]

Former Cubs Manager Don Baylor Dies At 68

Former Cubs Manager Don Baylor Dies At 68 David's South Hospital in Austin, his son told the Statesman. He finished his career with a.260 average with 338 home runs and 1,276 RBI and was hit by a pitch 267 times, the fourth highest total of all-time. His teams made the postseason seven times, though he'd only get one World Series ring with the 1987 Twins . Rios only pitched for the Red Sox organization in 1988 in single A Lynchburg... [Full Article...]

Team World Beats Team Africa in 2017 NBA Africa Game

Team World Beats Team Africa in 2017 NBA Africa Game Mudiay put up a near triple-double for Team Africa with 22 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists while shooting 50% from the field against the World Team. Joel Embiid will be present but will not play as he recovers from a meniscus tear. (Cameroon), Salah Mejri (Dallas Mavericks; Tunisia) and Emmanuel Mudiay (Denver Nuggets; DRC) also starred. [Full Article...]

Messi, Ronaldo, Dybala Headline UEFA Best Player Award

Messi, Ronaldo, Dybala Headline UEFA Best Player Award Gareth Bale, who now appears set to stay with Real after speculation linking him with a return to the Premier League, has also been named in the squad. He might be the most expensive player of all time, but €222 million Brazilian money machine Neymar does not even make it to the UEFA shortlist of best players for their 2016/17 club competition awards. [Full Article...]

Minnesota Governor Calls Mosque Attack a 'Criminal Act of Terrorism'

Minnesota Governor Calls Mosque Attack a 'Criminal Act of Terrorism' The explosion, which the F.B.I. said was caused by an improvised explosive device, rocked the mosque early Saturday morning just as congregants began to gather for prayers. Reports of anti-Muslim incidents in the US are increasing, including arson attacks and vandalism at mosques, harassment of women wearing Muslim head coverings and bullying of Muslim schoolchildren. [Full Article...]

Josep Maria Bartomeu on Neymar: No one is above Barcelona

Josep Maria Bartomeu on Neymar: No one is above Barcelona It was his decision although we did everything in our hands for him to stay". "We always acted responsibly and while we do not share his decision, we do respect it - although that's not to say we don't defend our own interests". "We thought there was a chance that Neymar could go and for that reason we raised his buy-out clause", Bartomeu admitted. "With the money, we can now make signings, ... [Full Article...]

Rafael Benitez keen on signing Lucas Perez at Newcastle

Rafael Benitez keen on signing Lucas Perez at Newcastle If Stoke are looking for only £5m/£6m which is probably realistic in this inflated transfer market, then needless to say that if they thought Newcastle's offer was derisory, it was significantly lower than £5.75m... Benitez fielded Aleksandar Mitrovic up front against Fabio Pecchia's Verona. And Benitez is sweating on his fitness for Sunday's season-opener. [Full Article...]

United starlet heading to London for medical

United starlet heading to London for medical The versatile midfielder will also be joining his old Ajax teammate Jairo Riedewald at Selhurst Park after the senior Dutch global completed a £7m move to Palace earlier this summer. Fosu-Mensah made 11 appearances for United last season, but was unable to cement a spot in the first team. The Dutchman can expect plenty of first-team opportunities with Palace this season, clearly a key factor in ... [Full Article...]

Amit Shah set for third visit in six months

Amit Shah set for third visit in six months Sources in the BJP said that these meetings involved strategizing for the Rajya Sabha poll. Javadekar noted that it is "very unfortunate" that many bills are held up in the upper house despite the mandate the Narendra Modi government has earned. [Full Article...]

Conte hits back at Costa claims

Conte hits back at Costa claims Conte repeated that Chelsea are lacking "in a numerical aspect", more than individual player quality or star power. "But, for sure, we hope, in the future, to improve this situation because you can see". That being said, Manchester United are still the favourites to land Bale, with Jose Mourinho even thought to be under the impression he can land Bale for less than the £89 million Real Ma... [Full Article...]

Barcelona don't fear Sergi Roberto move amid Utd, Chelsea links

Barcelona don't fear Sergi Roberto move amid Utd, Chelsea links Antonio Conte , like Mourinho , wants coverage at right-back and right wing-back, as well as competition in midfield following Nemanja Matic's departure. Following the incredible departure of Neymar to Champions League rivals PSG, Barcelona can not afford to see another first-team player exit the Camp Nou this summer. [Full Article...]

Two-time Tour de France victor Contador to retire after Vuelta a Espana

Two-time Tour de France victor Contador to retire after Vuelta a Espana The three-week Vuelta starts August 19. But the seven-time Grand Tour victor - who also had two further Grand Tour wins scratched from the record after testing positive for clenbuterol in 2010 - is now keen to bow out in his home country. [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger admits potential 'mistake' in delaying Arsenal talks

Arsene Wenger admits potential 'mistake' in delaying Arsenal talks And there is no other than Sead Kolasinac who showed the desire to put in a fight and his "never give up" attitude resulted in a well deserved goal. I made a decision to stay because of a lot of positive things I could see, starting with the fans. I think we played well, we played good football, we were united from the start to the end, and it's good for the club. [Full Article...]

Everton planning Arsenal raid: Danny Welbeck eyed as Olivier Giroud alternative

Everton planning Arsenal raid: Danny Welbeck eyed as Olivier Giroud alternative Giroud will wait to see what happens when the season kicks off next week but there is still a chance he could be on the move before the transfer window closes at the end of the month. The 26-year-old spent six years with Rooney at Old Trafford, and the recently-signed Everton hero, in his second stint at the club, has previously described Welbeck as a "fantastic" player. [Full Article...]

Kylian Mbappe: Real Madrid, PSG, Barcelona transfer target injured

Kylian Mbappe: Real Madrid, PSG, Barcelona transfer target injured Silva played alongside Mbappe at Monaco last season, watching as the France worldwide scored 26 goals in all competitions to help the French side to Ligue 1 glory. Said Silva: " Mbappe is a great player". The injury of Kylian Mbappe in the match between Monaco and Toulouse seemed risky and fans were in fear, but it looks like the ultra-talented Frenchman will be fine and there ar... [Full Article...]

Dick Vermeil on Warner's HOF induction: "I got tears in my eyes"

Dick Vermeil on Warner's HOF induction: You name every attribute a great person has, and he has it. Warner was introduced Saturday night by his wife, Brenda, and together they lifted the drape covering his bronze bust. Before that, he struggled at almost every level to prove himself. That journey began at the University of Northern Iowa where Warner was third on the Panthers depth chart until his senior season. [Full Article...]


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