Halep downs Barty in Cincinnati Open

22 Aug, 2018

A tweener from Halep went down well with the crowd in a rally which she somehow won, but Bertens finished her off with an ace before sobbing after pulling off a stirring fightback to claim her second title of the year. Current French Open champion Simona Halep is riding high on the 2018 WTA Tour. "Everything was better. So I'm not making a drama, but I'm upset a little bit on myself".


Jürgen Klopp delighted with ‘ugly’ Liverpool’s win at Crystal Palace

22 Aug, 2018

Sadio Mane's goal secured Liverpool's 2-0 victory. A slack pass from Liverpool's summer signing a minute later gifted possession to Andros Townsend , who whipped a trademark left-footed curler from 30 yards against the crossbar, with Alisson beat in the Reds goal.


Chelsea leave nervous Sarri craving a smoke

22 Aug, 2018

Instead, however, Morata has started all three of Maurizio Sarri's games in charge and got his first goal of the season during Saturday's thrilling 3-2 victory over Arsenal . "The 15 minutes at the end of the first half was disgusting". Sarri said he started the match with Hazard on the bench because he still seemed exhausted after helping take Belgium to the World Cup semifinals in July, but he said Hazard would probably be ready to play 90 minutes within one or two weeks.


India in charge of third test with England

22 Aug, 2018

It is but a minor irritation. India are bidding to become just the second team in Test history to win a five-match series from 2-0 down, a feat achieved by a Don Bradman-inspired Australia against England in 1936/37. Stokes, who had - against his nature - batted with much caution, fell for 62 soon after. It was Test batting at its finest, full of poise with England on the ropes.


Mourinho will be sacked before Christmas, says Sharpe

21 Aug, 2018

To be put into proper perspective, he has not coached at a club that has the resources that Man United can command. "We made a lot of mistakes and they punished us so we paid for every bad decision and it was hard to bounce back because they took away our confidence", said Mourinho .


Alabama, Clemson At The Top

21 Aug, 2018

This marks the 19th straight year that OU has appeared in the preseason AP Top 25 , which is the second longest current string behind Ohio State (30). It's the fifth time Alabama has entered the season ranked No. 1 under Coach Nick Saban, though previous year was the only one of those seasons in which the Tide won the national title.


Hazard 'won't leave' Chelsea this month

20 Aug, 2018

Sarri admitted his side suffered a "horrible" 15 minutes which could have cost them dear. "We did very well for 75 minutes of the 90". After coming off the bench to set up the victor for Marcos Alonso in the 3-2 win over Arsenal on Saturday, Hazard told French radio station RMC: "Leaving this year?" Chelsea threw away a two-goal advantage at the end of the first half in the London derby but managed to claim the three points thanks to Marcos Alonso's late victor.


All Blacks drew "line in sand" to burst Wallabies bubble - Read

20 Aug, 2018

After losing by 35 points in 2016 and 20 points previous year to the Kiwis at ANZ Stadium, Cheika's side was soundly beaten again in the Sydney Bledisloe opener 38-13, with a woeful lineout and poor attack gifting New Zealand the ball they needed to carve up.


Kane Finally Scores In August As Spurs Beat Fulham

20 Aug, 2018

But I told you, it's not to say "Gaffer, you are so aggressive in your position". Spurs have also won their first two games after an off-season when they didn't buy a single player. With only one more game left this August, at Manchester United, it looked like the curse might continue after Kane volleyed a shot against the post in the 71st minute against Fulham .


Federer strikes down fellow Swiss to reach Cincinnati semis

20 Aug, 2018

I just played and waited for the important points to go for the victor". Djokovic had to work for more than two and a half hours to overcome Cilic , the 2016 champion in the hardcourt US Open tuneup event. Djokovic is trying to become the first to win all nine ATP Masters 1000 events since the series started in 1990. Then, despite wasting three chances to break, he eventually broke Djokovic to take a 4-3 lead in the opening set- and he was pumped up.


Manchester United fans furious with Eric Bailly's performance vs Brighton

20 Aug, 2018

But, as the first-half minutes tick by without a breakthrough, a sensation creeps over the stadium that eventually they will be punished for failing to take advantage, that the beast will stir and wreak havoc. However the season finishes up, they will have all played and had contributions. For now, Mourinho will have to make do with what he has got. Summer signing Fred impressed on his Premier League debut against Leicester.


Tite brings in young blood for Brazil friendlies in U.S.

20 Aug, 2018

Thirteen of the players from Brazil's FIFA World Cup squad will make the trip to the U.S.in September, including Liverpool's Roberto Firmino and Alisson, Real Madrid's Casemiro and Chelsea's Willian. And Pereira says he has improved as a player because of his loan and insists his relationship with Mourinho is strong. There had been questions over whether he would declare for for the country of his birth or Brazil , for whom he played youth team football at under-20 and under-23 level.


Lionel Messi scores Barcelona's 6,000th goal in La Liga

20 Aug, 2018

Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto was happy with victory over Alaves . Messi, who also scored the club's 5,000th league goal in 2009, fired a free-kick against the bar after 38 minutes but the game remained goalless at the break. Lionel Messi scoring for FC Barcelona . "He also scored a free kick against Alaves a year ago like his one in the first half tonight, which hit the bar".


Eden Hazard drops a massive hint over his Chelsea future

20 Aug, 2018

Since then, Eden Hazard has made more than 250 appearances for the Blues scoring almost ninety goals and has even managed to win two Premier League titles, even being named in the Premier League team of the year on four separate occasions.


IndyCar driver Wickens taken to hospital after wreck

20 Aug, 2018

May said: "It may not be the prettiest job but it's going to be safe". Wickens was airlifted to a hospital with what IndyCar called "orthopedic injuries" and the race was stopped for almost two hours to fix 80-feet of fence and leave at least one driver grumbling about safety.


Tyson Fury sees off Pianeta then confirms Deontay Wilder fight

20 Aug, 2018

The 30 year-old had announced his arrival at Windsor Park with an epic ring walk to the sound of Sweet Home Alabama - perhaps a reference to Wilder's hometown - and later described it as his best ever entrance. Fury's status as his latest challenger comes after lengthy negotiations for a unification showdown with Joshua ended in frustration and, it transpires, after Fury independently concluded he was already ready for what he considers his "hardest fight".


Enumclaw's Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasons in NASCAR

19 Aug, 2018

Just how serious is Kasey Kahne about stepping away from NASCAR? "I need to spend more time doing things I enjoy". Elliott Sadler , 43, made the same announcement Wednesday. Even though Sadler "feels good" about his decision, he admits he's still hungry for a championship. Sadler has finished second each of the last two seasons in the NXS.


Harry Kane to get chance to break August duck for Tottenham

19 Aug, 2018

The capital club may have splashed the cash to lure Pellegrini over to the London Stadium dugout, but the club are no strangers to pulling the managerial trigger when results don't go their way. This one owed much to Callum Wilson's brilliant solo effort and the striker has now scored in three consecutive Premier League games for the first time.


Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba will sort out differences — Dimitar Berbatov Exclusive

19 Aug, 2018

United were a bit lucky in the end - Leicester had a great chance to equalise at the death - but overall it was a deserved win, and a good way to kick off the season. "He's always an option for us, he's always a reliable player". Campos previously headed up his countryman's scouting staff during his tenure at Real Madrid before subsequently overseeing the development and recruitment of players like Kylian Mbappe, Fabinho and Benjamin Mendy at Monaco.


Tennis Australia 'extremely disappointed' with Davis Cup revamp

19 Aug, 2018

In light of the International Tennis Federation ( ITF ) deciding to overhaul the format of its Davis Cup final, the odds of a Canadian Davis Cup squad playing in the season-ending event at home has become greatly diminished, nearly to the point of impossibility.


Arsenal boss Unai Emery 'happy' despite loss at Chelsea

19 Aug, 2018

Emery is expecting yet another stern test against the Blues and revealed he could look to field both Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from the off as he looks to secure his first points of the season. It's clear he needs the ball more, to give more options in the attacking moments. Arsenal's record signing managed only 18 touches in total, two of which included heart-stopping moments for the travelling fans: a decent finish from an offside position, and a miss that will ...


I would have left Chelsea if Antonio Conte was still boss - Willian

19 Aug, 2018

Willian has praised new Blues boss Sarri - who started his Premier League reign with victory at Huddersfield. When asked by the Evening Standard if he would have remained with the Blues had the Italian stayed on for a third season, Willian was blunt : "No chance".


Wallaby 'Tongan Thor' out of Bledisloe opener

19 Aug, 2018

Bernard Foley, 11. Marika Koroibete, 12. Prop Scott Sio has been ruled out of the match altogether with a shoulder complaint, giving Robertson a chance to shine in the No.1 jersey in what will be just his third start in global rugby. Crotty clashed heads with new midfield teammate Jack Goodhue early in the first half in Sydney and was replaced by Anton Lienert-Brown. Naholo then turned creator when his smartly taken inside pass set up Aaron Smith for the first try of the match.


Urban Meyer investigation will be done on Sunday 'as planned'

19 Aug, 2018

Earlier this week, the independent working group led by former Ohio Speaker of the House Jo Ann Davidson interviewed former Buckeyes wide receivers coach Zach Smith , as well, as his ex-wife, Courtney Smith, who each find themselves at the center of the ongoing controversy.


Snedeker shoots a 59 at the Wyndham Championship

19 Aug, 2018

Not many people have done this. The 37-year-old American, whose most recent of eight PGA triumphs came in 2016 at Torrey Pines, made an inauspicious start when he went way left off the 10th tee beyond a cart path on his way to an opening bogey.



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