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Bayern Munich canter to win over Chelsea in ICC opener

Like Conte, Ancelotti brushed off the significance of Chelsea's slow start, having seen his side suffer a 4-0 defeat to AC Milan . This is the Blues first defeat for the first time in pre-season after beating Arsenal 3-0 in their opening last weekend.

David de Gea to stay with Man United: Mourinho

Several reports have Danilo , a 26-year-old right-back who helped Real's Champions League titles runs the past two seasons, set for Manchester City pending a medical. "He was never on my list", Mourinho said of the Welsh attacker. It is understood that manager Zinedine Zidane did not want the full-back to leave, but was resigned to seeing the Brazilian's departure after he expressed a desire for first team football.

Mehbooba rules out third party mediation on Kashmir

Will you wait for 1,000 years? She said that the Kashmir issue is a bilateral issue and it can only be resolved through dialogue between India and Pakistan. She said that both India and Pakistan have to respect the agreements between the two countries to end the hostilities. "No results have come yet..." Four battles have been fought.

Sevilla signs Nolito from Manchester City

He will sign a three-year-old contract. The expected sale of Nolito is a substantial financial loss for City, who signed him from Celta Vigo last summer for £13.8m. The Spanish global arrived in Seville after both Spanish and English clubs reached an agreement on his transfer, reports Efe. The Spaniard did not hide his desire to leave City when speaking to reporters in May.

Rajon Rondo Signs 1-Year Deal With Pelicans

Rondo, 31, spent his first eight full National Basketball Association seasons with Boston , helping the Celtics win the 2008 championship and reach the Finals again in 2010. The Bulls went on to lose the final four games to lose the series. It's possible Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry will use the two guards together at times, with Holiday playing off the ball.

Froome ready to fight back after losing yellow jersey

A dramatic stage 12 was won by Romain Bardet , who also put himself in the frame for yellow as there was a dramatic tightening at the top of the general classification. "I was missing the yellow jersey after wearing the pink one at the Giro d'Italia and the red one on the Vuelta". "Today was a chance, I just needed the right combination", the 36-year-old said.

Wimbledon: Johanna Konta's dream ends as Venus Williams powers on

In her post match interview , Williams said she would not hesitate to reach out to her younger sister for some advice before the final. She will get another chance at the title on Saturday against either Venus Williams or Johanna Konta .

Pistons renounce rights to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope after Bradley trade

But they signed guard Langston Galloway to a three-year, $21 million contract and acquired Bradley, one of the top two-way guards in the National Basketball Association, from the Boston Celtics for forward Marcus Morris . Join the Detroit Jock City team! The Pistons were put in an unusual situation when they were able to land Avery Bradley in a trade with the Celtics while already hard capped to the contract given to Langston Galloway.

Peter Sagan elbows Mark Cavendish, booted from Tour De France

What likely prompted the race organisers decision was they way in which Sagan apparently pushed with his elbow upon contacting Cavendish. Sagan, victor of stage three on Monday , rode to the Dimension Data bus to apologise to Cavendish.

Boston Celtics Rumor: Pacers Asking Price For George High

If Boston can't acquire Hayward, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin could be a substitute in this free-agency plan to sign a star and then trade for George, league sources told The Vertical. IN reportedly wants the 2018 Brooklyn Nets first-round pick and the first-rounder the C's acquired from the Philadelphia 76ers from Boston in return for George.

Why Gordon Hayward Would Be a Perfect Fit for the Miami Heat

The ability for Hayward to potentially team up with George and join a 53-win club, however, is something that neither the Heat nor Jazz can offer. According to The Salt Lake Tribune , Hayward "wants to take his meetings, and make a decision in short order ".

Federer to face Zverev in his 11th Halle final

Federer won the Australian Open his first Grand Slam success in five years in January despite not playing in the previous six months, then claimed the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells in March and, two weeks later, the Miami Open. Federer described his Halle Open final opponent as a tough player to play against and described his serve as wonderful and his backhand as one of the best in the game.

Arturo Vidal blasts Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Confederations Cup clash

Chile , one of the pre-tournament favourites, take on Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal on Wednesday for a place in the final against either Germany or Mexico . Ronaldo enjoyed another successful season in terms of trophies as he helped Real Madrid to retain the Champions League and win the Liga title. "For me he does not exist", he said.

Champions Trophy 2017, England vs Pakistan

Morgan suggested being asked to play on a pitch used two days previously for Pakistan's final group game, created problems for his side. "I said after the loss to India if we play good cricket , definitely we will win this tournament".

Lewis Hamilton grabs F1 pole from teammate in Baku

Raikkonen qualified third ahead of his Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel , the championship leader . The British driver dominated the practice sessions on Baku's street circuit a year ago before clipping the barriers during qualifying and starting the race 10th on the grid, ultimately finishing fifth.

Petra Kvitova wins Birmingham Open to clinch first title since knife attack

Kvitova slipped a set down to the Australian - herself enjoying a fine return to the sport after a time away playing cricket - but roared back to win by taking the decider in convincing fashion . "It was just about one or two points and one or two breaks", said Kvitova. Kvitova next plays fellow Czech and friend since childhood, Safarova, who had her own drama, saving match points for the second time this week.

South Korea's Moon issues strongest comments to date on 'comfort women' deal

Trump has been angered by Moon's insinuations of impropriety and the purported ingratitude of South Koreans, who would be receiving a state-of-the-art defense system against North Korea's recently bolstered missile-launching capacities, and has charged that Seoul owes Washington $1 billion in THAAD expenses.

Murray happy to win ugly against Nishikori

For his part Nishikori has only ever beaten Murray twice but one of those wins came at last year's US Open when Nishikori got home in five sets 1-6 6-4 4-6 6-1 7-5. "I have never seen that", the three-time Grand Slam champion Murray said. "I played well in all the matches here". The Croat, who is playing in the "legends" event at Roland Garros , said of Murray: "He didn't start the year like he wanted and he started to be a little not confident, but he found himself in the right moment.

Best Players Left Exposed In The NHL Expansion Draft

But since teams weren't able to protect everyone they would like, Vegas is going to use that against them and try to swing deals to selecting specific players. The protection lists have been submitted, and the Golden Knights are in their 72-hour window of exclusive free agent negotiation. Make your guesses as to who Vegas will select in our Expansion Draft Pool.

Sonnen says boxing's integrity on the line in super fight

I had to give the people what they want. "If they do what they're supposed to do and make us happy, yeah we'll move", Cube said. The artwork shows Mayweather receiving one of McGregor's famous left-handers and was posted to the Irishman's Instagram account with the message: " I am a filthy Irish animal ".

Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

Thomas' 9-under round broke Johnny Miller's record for lowest score in relation to par. Felt like I had a good feel for the speed of the greens today, hit a lot of good lag putts. Harman was hoping to become the fourth player in succession to convert a 54-hole lead into victory after Henrik Stenson and Jimmy Walker in the last two majors of 2016 and Sergio Garcia in April's Masters.

Floyd Mayweather files for '50-0′ trademarks before Conor McGregor fight

While all of the rumors were swirling about his potential comeback for a fight, whether it would be against McGregor or not, he was filing trademarks with the number "50" left and right, just in case. Mayweather will come off a two-year retirement in a bout that McGregor has been pushing for almost that long. Both men are expected to receive in excess of $100 million for the historic fight, but the terms of the deal have not yet been divulged.

Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

On the other hand in hockey, India is now ranked 6th in World Hockey, while Pakistan are 13th. "I have never tried my hand in it but they are pretty good, so they will be fine", Kohli said. Pakistan , after their loss to India , have won all matches. Yet even by their own "unpredictable" standards, Pakistan's transformation since that reverse has been remarkable and on Wednesday they knocked previously unbeaten tournament hosts England out of the competition with a comprehensive ...

MLB Draft: Florida's Mike Rivera selected by Cleveland Indians in sixth round

The Orioles last night selected LHP DL HALL from Valdosta (GA) High School with their first selection as the 21st overall pick of the 2017 First-Year Player Draft. Murphy, a recent Fordham University graduate, was 6-7 for the Rams this spring with a 2.59 ERA. As a junior, Russell still has eligibility remaining and can decide whether to sign with San Francisco or return to UConn for his senior season.

Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Agree on August 26 Boxing Match

Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao sold a record 4.6 million buys. Hey, I've blown a hundred bucks on much worse things in life, and since this is a very rare expense for me, I'm diving in - even if it is the biggest sham since Rocky vs. And Mayweather hit McGregor in January about his wealth, saying on Instagram : "Before you ask for $25 million, be worth more than $25 million". Porky's grossed over $109 Million in theaters worldwide back in 1981.

Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

The victor of the first-to-five series will go on to challenge America's Cup holder Oracle Team USA next week. Artemis Racing was a new syndicate four years ago but was devastated by the tragic death of British Olympic star Andrew "Bart" Simpson when its 72-foot catamaran broke apart during a training run in May 2013.

Japan and South Korea stumble on road to 2018 World Cup

Finishing third would only be enough to secure a spot in the play-offs. Having drawn a blank on trips to Iran, Malaysia - to play Syria - and China, Stielike was visibly irked by the visitors' laboured early attempts to test Saad Al Sheeb, Lee Jae-sung's curler finally drawing a first notable save after 21 minutes.

Bale staying put as Ronaldo laps up adulation

The match is set to take place on August 8, four days before the 2017/18 Premier League season is due to kick off. Thanks to Madrid's majestic demolition of the Italian champions at the Principality Stadium, Zidane is the first manager to win successive European Cups since AC Milan's Arrigo Sacchi in 1989 and 1990.

Lonzo Ball: "I Could Beat Jordan 1-on-1 Right Now"

Here's the latest from around the National Basketball Association rumor mill-including the latest sign of the Lakers passing on Ball and a Louisville guard intriguing the Knicks . You can check out the Ball's entire segment below. Instead of playing against any prospects, Ball played two-on-two against some of the Lakers' assistant coaches.

Special number 10 means so much to Nadal

Nadal failed to convert any of the four break points he had in the following game, but drew first blood the next time an opportunity arose to take a 4-2 lead. Wawrinka, the oldest French Open finalist since 1973, shouldn't exactly have been a walkover either. It will help to have Norman in his corner in the final as well.