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Sports Liverpool target's future to be sorted before the World Cup
Author: 0 Liverpool target's future to be sorted before the World Cup

Liverpool had been hoping that they could swoop in before the start of the tournament in Russian Federation and confirm the arrival of a new goalkeeper, a position which is in dire need of improvement after Loris Karius' performance in the Champions League final.

Sports Dwane Casey Agrees to Five-Year Deal to Become Coach of Pistons
Author: 0 Dwane Casey Agrees to Five-Year Deal to Become Coach of Pistons

According to the report, Casey will receive a five-year deal. In 14 seasons as an National Basketball Association assistant, Casey's teams registered a 689-427 (.617) mark with eight campaigns of 50 or more wins. Casey replaces Stan Van Gundy, who was sacked last month after four seasons with the team. Prior to his appointment with Toronto, he served as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves from 2005-07.

Sports Goldman Tips Brazil for World Cup After 1 Million Simulations
Author: 0 Goldman Tips Brazil for World Cup After 1 Million Simulations

Team doctor Mohamed Abou al-Ela admitted the striker , who scored 44 goals for Liverpool this season, was unlikely to play in Egypt's opening Group A match against Uruguay on Friday. Austria , unbeaten in their last eight games and winners over Germany one week ago, proved uncomfortable opponents and had nothing to lose in front of a capacity 48,500 crowd, having failed to qualify for the World Cup .

Sports Liverpool News; Liverpool confirm Emre Can departure
Author: 0 Liverpool News; Liverpool confirm Emre Can departure

Germany midfielder Emre Can will leave Liverpool when his contract expires this summer. Can was brought to Liverpool by Brendan Rodgers in a £10m deal from Bayer Leverkusen in 2014. The 25-year-old played regularly for the club as they challenged for the Premier League title in the 2013/14 but had not featured for the senior side since the Carabao Cup defeat to Leicester City last September.

Sports Three New Zealand players named among the world's top 20 women's cricketers
Author: 0 Three New Zealand players named among the world's top 20 women's cricketers

The men's record stands at 444/3, achieved by England against Pakistan in Nottinghmam (Aug, 2016). Bates' 94-ball innings featured a strike rate of 160.63, the second-highest in an innings of 100 or more in women's ODI cricket. Further, Green continued and she too scored her century by scoring 121 off 77 and later, Amelia Kerr added 81 not out off 45, that helped them post a mammoth total of 490 with the loss of only 4 wickets.

Sports Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title

Since Nadal won his first major at Roland Garros in 2005, the "Big Four" have claimed 48 of the past 53 Grand Slam titles. "I think today I played my best match of the tournament", Nadal said. 1 in recent years, featuring exits to the likes of Lukas Rosol, Steve Darcis and most recently Gilles Muller, when the Luxembourger beat him in last year's fourth round.

Sports Roman Abramovich rejects approach to sell Chelsea to Britain's richest man
Author: 0 Roman Abramovich rejects approach to sell Chelsea to Britain's richest man

The club have refused to comment on the issue, but they have stated that Abramovich is still committed to the team that he has owned since 2003. Ineos already owns Swiss side Lausanne-Sport. Known as a supporter of the United Kingdom leaving the EU, Ratcliffe has had his own run-ins with the British Government. He is providing financial backing for the Daily Mile Foundation charity and has said that one of his missions is to improve the country's health.

Sports Pep Guardiola hits back at Yaya Toure for his ‘lie’
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola hits back at Yaya Toure for his ‘lie’

Toure is rated as one of the greatest players City have ever had. Guardiola says Toure "knows that I'm not racist" and did not raise the issue during their two years together at City. It was a fantastic age where I was taking on the world and we took it on, with some incredible players , a young president, Joan Laporta, Txiki Begiristain and the best player in the world, Messi.

Sports Warriors' Durant Addresses Narrative He Ruined the National Basketball Association
Author: 0 Warriors' Durant Addresses Narrative He Ruined the National Basketball Association

He is facing that same decision this summer. West wouldn't win a ring until after the Celtics dynasty was over. The NBA draft is June 21 - 13 after the Warriors eliminated the Cavs in the Finals. Kyle Korver, normally an excellent 3-point shooter, was useless to the Cavs in the Finals. "The star power of the league, what's happening now is that the stars are figuring out their power", Bosh said.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal clinches record-extending 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal tears up after lifting his 11th French Open title. Thiem, playing in his first Grand Slam final , simply had few answers to Nadal's brilliance. "It's incredible now, I can't describe my feelings", a sweat-soaked Nadal told the crowd. "I am sure you'll win here in the next couple of years". If there were any reason for a bit of intrigue entering Sunday's match, it was this: Thiem is the only person to beat Nadal on red clay over the past two seasons, doing so at Rome in May ...

Sports Sebastian Vettel takes Montreal pole, Lewis Hamilton only fourth
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel takes Montreal pole, Lewis Hamilton only fourth

This weekend is round seven of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship, which takes us to Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve , home of the Canadian Grand Prix . Grosjean will likely start the race at the back of the grid. "I need to look into it to see exactly what it is, but there was a good chunk of time there, definitely in that corner alone there was pole position for sure if I'd figured out how to fix it".

Sports Philadelphia Eagles: Most of the players weren't going anyway
Author: 0 Philadelphia Eagles: Most of the players weren't going anyway

We're here today. We've got an OTA practice. Other reports said the contingent would be as small as two or three. In rescinding the invitation, the president cited a disagreement over standing for the national anthem before games, although none of the Eagles' players took a knee during the 2017 season.

Sports Liverpool unable to secure Fekir deal
Author: 0 Liverpool unable to secure Fekir deal

It is believed the French outfit were angered by Anfield bosses' attempts to renegotiate the transfer fee after a knee problem was highlighted during his medical. "Every time a player is on the market, there's a price; the buyer tries to lower the price, the seller tries to increase it - it takes time". Reports claim the deal was at a pretty advanced stage - despite Lyon's statement insisting otherwise.

Sports Sebastian Vettel 'surprised' by one Red Bull decision during Canadian GP qualifying
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel 'surprised' by one Red Bull decision during Canadian GP qualifying

You could see in Monaco that we have a great auto and it's very unfortunate that we don't have the top speed to compete all the time. Hamilton was struggling throughout qualifying, despite looking strong through most of the weekend, but he surely will not have expected to end up down in fourth on a circuit where he has taken six wins and six poles in 10 events, nor to be beaten by a team-mate for only the second time in his career here.

Sports Kohli Becomes The World’s Highest Paid Athlete
Author: 0 Kohli Becomes The World’s Highest Paid Athlete

McGregor definitely made a huge jump after coming in at No. 24 previous year, after he reportedly earned $34 million following a pair of lucrative fights against Nate Diaz as well as his championship win over Eddie Alvarez in 2016. For the second year in a row, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is baseball's highest paid player, earning $34.5 million. Basketball players (all male) make up a notable part of the list.

Sports John Beilein withdraws from Pistons' head coaching search
Author: 0 John Beilein withdraws from Pistons' head coaching search

That means one year will be added to Beilein's deal after each season - essentially making it a lifetime contract to stay at the University of MI. Back in May, Beilein told the Detroit Free Press that it was close to getting done. "I don't want John Beilein to coach anywhere else and he knows that", Manuel said last month. Beilein has worked continuously as a college head coach since 1978, with stops at a variety of schools before landing at MI in 2007.

Sports Liverpool’s Mo Salah still unsure whether he will start Egypt’s first match
Author: 0 Liverpool’s Mo Salah still unsure whether he will start Egypt’s first match

My comment is that it's always okay when the one who made you cry first, then makes you laugh", he said. Mohamed Salah has opened up on what he told Sergio Ramos after the Spaniard's unsafe challenge in the Champions League final. "It's the first time in 28 years that we qualified". Belgium's captain and talisman, Eden Hazard , has likened Roberto Martínez's squad to England's famed "golden generation" of players but believes his team-mates can deliver in Russian Federation ...

Sports Triple Crown victor Justify
Author: 0 Triple Crown victor Justify

Smith will be aboard Justify in the colt's bid to become racing's 13th Triple Crown victor. If he pulls it off, he'll become the 13th thoroughbred in history to do so and only the second since 1978 when American Pharoah took the title in 2015.

Sports Vettel ends Ferrari's 17-year wait for Canada pole
Author: 0 Vettel ends Ferrari's 17-year wait for Canada pole

The Dutchman had topped all three practice sessions leading into qualifying. The auto is working well and we're just missing out on top speed. The Red Bull driver said at a news conference Thursday before the Canadian Grand Prix that he's exhausted of questions about the crash in Azerbaijan that also knocked out teammate Daniel Ricciardo , or the one in Monaco that sent him to the back of the grid.

Sports Rafa Nadal books French final showdown with Dominic Thiem
Author: 0 Rafa Nadal books French final showdown with Dominic Thiem

If Thiem wins on Sunday, he will be the youngest man to win at Roland Garros since Nadal won at 24 in 2010. Nadal is aware of the challenge posed by Thiem, and the world No 1 said he will need to find another level if he wants to win French Open title No 11.

Sports Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II is going ahead after all
Author: 0 Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II is going ahead after all

The biggest story heading into the UFC 225 middleweight title fight between Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero was whether the latter would be able to make the championship weight of 185 pounds. "I can't disrespect him in that regard even for a second and look past him otherwise I'll lose in that instant". At time of this writing, no official decision has been made as to whether the fight will still take place.