• Maguire, Schmeichel too valuable for Leicester to lose - Puel
Maguire, Schmeichel too valuable for Leicester to lose - Puel

If the 22-year-old has left before seeking permission it will further damage a relationship with Mourinho that, sources have told ESPN FC, is already strained. The full-back even wore the captain's armband against his boyhood club in Valencia's absence but Darmian remains determined to leave Old Trafford before the closure of the transfer windo...

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  • Big-spending Liverpool's ambition is nothing new, says Klopp
Big-spending Liverpool's ambition is nothing new, says Klopp

The Reds have splashed the cash throughout July with marquee deals for Alisson, Fabinho, Naby Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri. "If Alisson was on the market and we'd won the final, we would have gone for him, because he's the goalkeeper we want", Klopp divulged at his press conference in MI ahead of his side's clash with Manchester United in their Inte...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo fined US$3.7 million in tax evasion case
Cristiano Ronaldo fined US$3.7 million in tax evasion case

In Spanish law, first-time offenders committing non-violent crimes tend to avoid actually going to prison if their sentences are two years or less. The Hacienda prosecutors argued that Ronaldo and his advisers used a network of companies in various countries including Ireland and the British Virgin Islands to evade paying €14.7m in taxes due on "...

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  • Yankees acquire JA Happ for Brandon Drury, Billy McKinney
Yankees acquire JA Happ for Brandon Drury, Billy McKinney

Drury has played in just 10 games for NY since and has spent most of the season at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, where he is hitting.294 with five homers and 30 RBIs in 55 games. He has a $621,900 salary and has 2 years, 99 days of major league service, making it possible he could be eligible for salary arbitration for the first time next winte...

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  • Riders start 'most feared' stage in Tour de France
Riders start 'most feared' stage in Tour de France

Thomas now commands a lead of two minutes and 30 seconds over Froome, the 2017 Tour de France victor, with only four stages to go. "It just gave me confidence, that someone of his stature was struggling". Thomas, who has never previously been in a position to win a grand tour, is keeping his feet on the ground. The same Brit beat Dumoulin to seco...

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  • Johnson Shrugs Off Shoulder Injury To Win Second 2018 Title
Johnson Shrugs Off Shoulder Injury To Win Second 2018 Title

In fact, Newport appears to be lucky for Indian competitors once every decade - Prakash Amritraj made his only career singles final at the same tournament in 2008. A passing shot and a return at the feet later, Johnson had the chance to bag the first set. After the first set went on serve for ten games, Johnson broke following an error filled game ...

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  • Marchionne replaced as FCA Group boss due to ill health
Marchionne replaced as FCA Group boss due to ill health

The premium brand is key to a five-year FCA plan unveiled by Marchionne in June to increasingly focus develop on hybrid and electric vehicles. Marchionne has stated in the past his desire to step down as FCA CEO sometime in 2019. "It's an end of an era with the iconic, highly quotable, sweater-wearing Sergio Marchionne stepping down, with signi...

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  • Raptors head sorry for DeRozan deal 'miscommunication'
Raptors head sorry for DeRozan deal 'miscommunication'

On Friday, Raptors president Masai Ujiri issued an apology to DeRozan, calling the unexpected trade a "gap in miscommunication". Demar DeRozan said his goodbyes to Toronto in a heartfelt Instagram post Saturday after his trade from the Raptors earlier this week.

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  • Transfer: Jose Mourinho eager to sign two Real Madrid stars
Transfer: Jose Mourinho eager to sign two Real Madrid stars

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted he is anxious that Antonio Valencia's injury could be a sign of things to come next season. Claude Puel has considered potential replacements regardless with Barcelona's Yerry Mina and Gary Cahill both discussed.

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  • Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss 'doesn't care' about transfer criticism
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss 'doesn't care' about transfer criticism

Two years ago, Jürgen Klopp was scathing of the transfer of Paul Pogba to Manchester United . Liverpool just arrived in the US for the first of their three International Champions Cup fixtures stateside as they take on Borussia Dortmund on Sunday.

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  • Johnny Manziel traded to Montreal Alouettes
Johnny Manziel traded to Montreal Alouettes

Manziel never saw the field with Hamilton, which has been led by quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, who had tied a CFL record with nine straight 300-yard passing games before the team's Week 5 bye. Backup Jeff Mathews, who replaced Willy earlier this season, is also out four-to-six weeks with foot injury. That's despite the Tiger-Cats' head coach sayin...

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  • Francesco Molinari Stared Down Tiger Woods To Win The Open Championship
Francesco Molinari Stared Down Tiger Woods To Win The Open Championship

Donning his traditional blood-red shirt Sunday, Woods needed only six holes to erase his five-shot deficit. Jordan Spieth pronounced himself "back in business" on Sunday despite falling short in his quest to join an elite list of players to win consecutive British Opens.

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  • Nibali withdraws from Tour de France with back fracture
Nibali withdraws from Tour de France with back fracture

There were a number of world-class riders in the break, among it, Fraile, Alaphilippe, Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing). Thomas said he had not seen the flare. Jonathan Vaughters, the manager of the Education First team of last year's Tour de France runner-up, Rigoberto Urán, has voiced his concerns at the threats...

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  • Francesco Molinari completes his Italian job by winning Open title
Francesco Molinari completes his Italian job by winning Open title

Molinari made par on his first 13 holes of the day, before a two-putt birdie on the easy par-5 14th pushed him to red numbers. Adam Hadwin of Abbotsford, B.C., the lone Canadian in the field, finished at 1 over in a tie for 35th. He walked to the next tee with a one-shot lead. He is even par overall. "Tiger being back in the mix". The 14-tim...

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  • 100 ex-students report sex misconduct by now-dead team physician
100 ex-students report sex misconduct by now-dead team physician

Rep. Jim Jordan has been interviewed as part of an ongoing internal investigation into a sex abuse scandal at Ohio State University, the Ohio Republican said on Wednesday. The news comes days after a group of former athletes filed a pair of class-action lawsuits against the school. His abuses are alleged to have ranged into the hundreds, if not t...

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  • Spieth cards 65 to share lead with Schauffele and Kisner
Spieth cards 65 to share lead with Schauffele and Kisner

The tone was set when Spieth drove the first green on the 380-yard par four and holed from 12 feet for eagle on his way to a bogey-free 65 to finish nine under par, a total matched by compatriots Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner . He won the last of his 14 majors a decade ago since when he has been written off after a battle with injuries and ...

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  • US, Russia: Ukraine Shaping Up to Be Hot Topic for Summit
US, Russia: Ukraine Shaping Up to Be Hot Topic for Summit

However, the one-on-one discussions were fairly private with no officials being briefed on what had been said, as Trump insisted only translators could listen in. "This issue (of a referendum) was discussed", Antonov said, adding that Putin made "concrete proposals" to Trump on solutions for the four-year, Russian-backed insurgency in eastern Ukr...

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  • CONFIRMED: Danny Ward completes permanent move to Leicester City
CONFIRMED: Danny Ward completes permanent move to Leicester City

Ward is reportedly joining the Foxes as back-up to Denmark global Kasper Schmeichel - although their own title-winning stopper has been linked with Chelsea and Roma , following his efforts in the Premier League and this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation.

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  • Riyad Mahrez 'pleased' with start to life at Manchester City
Riyad Mahrez 'pleased' with start to life at Manchester City

During the encounter, Mahrez who joined Pep Guardiola's side in a club-record deal this summer came close to scoring an equaliser for his new team but saw his deflected free-kick parried by Marwin Hitz. Alex Zinchenko, who is set to leave the club before the start of the English domestic season, brought down the lively Pulisic in the box and Gotz...

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  • Vettel Believes Ferrari ‘Should Be In Fairly Good Shape’ in Germany
Vettel Believes Ferrari ‘Should Be In Fairly Good Shape’ in Germany

Hamilton's deal is worth a reported US$52 million per year, cementing the British star's status as Formula One's highest paid driver and his country's top earning sportsman. But there could still be movement at Ferrari where Charles Leclerc is poised to replace Kimi Raikkonen as Sebastian Vettel's team-mate. "I would be happy to continue li...

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  • Thibaut Courtois Agrees Terms With Real Madrid
Thibaut Courtois Agrees Terms With Real Madrid

Last season, Chelsea finished 30 points behind champions Manchester City , managed by Sarri's friend Pep Guardiola. "The players you are referring to are very high level players and I would like to keep them in my squad", said the Italian at his unveiling.

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  • OKC trades Melo to Hawks for Dennis Schroder
OKC trades Melo to Hawks for Dennis Schroder

The Philadelphia 76ers also got involved, providing Justin Anderson to the Hawks and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to the Thunder for Mike Muscala. Secondly, Anthony himself is best buds with recently re-signed Rockets star Chris Paul. Golden State won a third NBA title in four seasons last month, sweeping the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals...

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  • Irish 18-Year-Old Gets Chance To Impress Pep Guardiola
Irish 18-Year-Old Gets Chance To Impress Pep Guardiola

Ireland under-19 worldwide Tyreke Wilson has been called into the Manchester City squad for their pre-season tour of the US. 'My advice is for players to go where they want to go. "The players come back, try to do the basics and with the intention to make a good season". On Jorginho, Guardiola added: "I was disappointed (not to sign him)".

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  • Sure Sounds Like Manny Machado Will Be Traded to the Dodgers Soon
Sure Sounds Like Manny Machado Will Be Traded to the Dodgers Soon

Let's be honest: He has to be thrilled to get out of Baltimore, as the Orioles organization is an absolute dumpster fire right now - from top to bottom - and the fire sale on veteran talent is officially underway. Machado makes sense given that the Dodgers lost franchise shortstop Corey Seager to Tommy John surgery, and that in tandem with the la...

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  • Spurs send playmaker to Raptors for DeRozan in major National Basketball Association swap
Spurs send playmaker to Raptors for DeRozan in major National Basketball Association swap

The Philadelphia 76ers' package of Robert Covington, Dario Saric and Miami's unprotected 2021 didn't move the needle for the Spurs. Leonard is a superstar two-way player, and LeBron James is now out of the East. Woj reports that trade call will be made to the league office today to finalise the deal. Toronto also has more money: with the trad...

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  • Major League Baseball will require Josh Hader to undergo sensitivity training
Major League Baseball will require Josh Hader to undergo sensitivity training

Hader said he has no excuse for the tweets but it is not who he is as a person. Hader addressed reporters after the game about the tweets from 2011 and 2012 - posted before he was drafted by the Orioles in 2012 - and said he was ready to face any consequences.

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  • Top Chelsea star reportedly agrees to join Real Madrid this summer
Top Chelsea star reportedly agrees to join Real Madrid this summer

New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has refused to rule out the potential exits of Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois , while admitting he is the type of boss who quickly gets bored of the transfer window. "I can not claim to come here and change 20 players". He has not been a regular starter in the previous season, being displaced in the lin...

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  • Degenkolb masters cobblestones as Porte crashes | Pros
Degenkolb masters cobblestones as Porte crashes | Pros

He attacked with race leader Greg Van Avermaet ( BMC ) and Belgian champion Yves Lampaert (Quick-Step Floors) on the second last section of cobbles only 17 kilometres from the finish and was too quick for the Belgian pair. They are both one minute and 42 seconds behind BMC Racing's Van Avermaet. - Peter the Great - There are two teams who h...

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  • Jabari Parker, Chicago Bulls making progress on offer sheet
Jabari Parker, Chicago Bulls making progress on offer sheet

The Bulls will now need to sign Parker to an offer sheet, which the Bucks will have 48 hours to match. Parker was reportedly discussing contract details with the Chicago Bulls over the past few days. This doesn't change the Bulls' plan to sign the former Simeon High star and No. 2 pick in the 2014 draft. Part of the Bulls' pitch to Parker i...

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  • World Cup victor Mbappe donating bonus of about $350000
World Cup victor Mbappe donating bonus of about $350000

Numerous invited clubs are based in the poor neighborhoods French that produced the players who made up France's youthful, diverse World Cup team, including 19-year-old breakout star Kylian Mbappe . Several Paris Metro stations are temporarily adjusting their names to honor France's World Cup champions. The team is scheduled to arrive ...

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  • Ryan defends Mueller probe after Trump's summit with Putin
Ryan defends Mueller probe after Trump's summit with Putin

His comment came - amid rising rebuke by his own party - about 27 hours after his original, widely reported statement , which he made at a Monday summit in Helsinki standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin . A wary and robust stance toward Russian Federation has been a bedrock of his party's world view. "This is truly the Trump der...

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  • Manchester United agree deal to sell Daley Blind back to Ajax
Manchester United agree deal to sell Daley Blind back to Ajax

The deal has been expected for some time, and the Netherlands worldwide was not part of the United squad that flew to Los Angeles for their preseason tour on Sunday night. But now Blind is heading back to the Netherlands to answer the call of his first club in football. That was reduced to just seven appearances for United in the Premier League ...

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  • Soaked but smiling, Croatian president wins admirers at World Cup final
Soaked but smiling, Croatian president wins admirers at World Cup final

Then, as Macron and Grabar-Kitarovic walked toward the tunnel to leave the field, his heels were nearly clipped by some exuberant France players who were sliding on their bellies and their behinds across the soaked grass toward a bank of photographers beside a group of state presidents.

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  • Antonio Conte sacked by Chelsea
Antonio Conte sacked by Chelsea

Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time. Relations between Conte and the Chelsea hierarchy had always been hard but deteriorated markedly over a hard second season with regular disagreements over transfer policy. Chelsea are set to announce the departure of manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge. Conte has one year rema...

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  • Croatia's World Cup success divides Balkan neighbours
Croatia's World Cup success divides Balkan neighbours

Modric, like many of Croatia's senior players, survived far tougher times than the tension of the World Cup as children during the Balkans War - and so Modric's childhood was anything but traditional. Our taxi driver tells me, it's that past which has given this team a mental strength which surpasses other world teams and has seen them become t...

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  • Croatia star Luka Modric wins Golden Ball, France win, video
Croatia star Luka Modric wins Golden Ball, France win, video

Modric and Mbappe with their awards after the World Cup final . Luka Modric was unable to guide Croatia to World Cup final glory but won the Golden Ball award after being voted the tournament's best player. Modric is the first player from his country to ever win the award. "What we most like about him is his honest approach towards deali...

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  • Paul Pogba Offered To Barca Due To Man Utd Unhappiness
Paul Pogba Offered To Barca Due To Man Utd Unhappiness

But France started the knockout rounds with a thrilling 4-3 win over Argentina and continued its impressive offensive output with a 2-0 win against Uruguay in the quarterfinal. Keane insisted pressure will not play a factor in the final in Moscow , even though this could be a career-defining game for all taking part. "I don't think there will ...

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  • Key moments from France's electrifying World Cup final win
Key moments from France's electrifying World Cup final win

The group worked so hard and we had some tough moments along the way. "We are a small country, but we always go far", said Pastor Marko Stefanec who has been organizing Federation Internationale de Football Association viewing parties in his church's basement since the Croatia's first game in the 2018 World Cup.

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  • Hard to see Serena losing to Kerber: Boris Becker
Hard to see Serena losing to Kerber: Boris Becker

She was ranked No. 183 after returning to the pro tour in March. "It's insane. I don't even know how to feel, you know, because literally, I didn't expect to do this well in my fourth tournament back", Williams said according to ESPN . The 30-year-old produced a superb display to beat Serena Williams 6-3 6-3 and become the first German since S...

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  • Belgium beats England to secure third place in World Cup
Belgium beats England to secure third place in World Cup

The Red Devils won't leave empty handed. England , who were defeated by Croatia in their semifinal, matched their fourth-place finish from 1990. Gareth Southgate's side must be content with equaling the efforts of Sir Bobby Robson's side who finished in fourth spot at the 1990 World Cup in Italy, making their efforts in Russian Federation th...

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  • Barcelona prioritising Hazard signing over Tottenham playmaker Eriksen
Barcelona prioritising Hazard signing over Tottenham playmaker Eriksen

Chelsea FC would demand a transfer fee in the region of €100m to €130m for Eden Hazard this summer, journalist Ian McGarry has claimed. Barcelona have reportedly been told Eden Hazard wants to leave Chelsea this summer after the Catalan giants made first contact with his representatives as they attempt to sign the Belgium worldwide.

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  • NBA Reports: Isaiah Thomas headed to the Nuggets
NBA Reports: Isaiah Thomas headed to the Nuggets

The year before, Thomas led the Celtics to the Eastern Conference Finals, averaging 28.9 points and 5.9 assists per game on 46% shooting, 37% from three. Thomas will be used as a scoring punch off the bench, and likely thrive under a coach who knows his skill set very well and is willing to put him in situations to succeed and make the most of his ...

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  • Nationals end ties with Papa John’s after founder’s use of racial slur
Nationals end ties with Papa John’s after founder’s use of racial slur

While the comments were seemingly meant to denounce racism, several people on the call said they were offended by them, Forbes reported . Papa John's Pizza will remove images of ousted company founder "Papa" John Schnatter from future marketing materials, according to a report on Friday.

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  • Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set to extend record at Wimbledon
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set to extend record at Wimbledon

The two now-legendary players first met 12 years ago at the French Open but that quarter-final was something of an anticlimax thanks to a back injury that forced Djokovic to retire when already trailing by two sets to love. The title of favourite awaits the victor, a spot in the final is on the line. The two will play at Wimbledon on Friday for...

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  • A Resurgent Novak Djovokic Reaches the Wimbledon Semifinals
A Resurgent Novak Djovokic Reaches the Wimbledon Semifinals

Djokovic, victor of three singles titles at the All England Club, will next meet Japan's 24th seed Kei Nishikori . Djokovic hasn't made a Grand Slam semifinal since the 2016 US Open (when he lost in the finals). The No. 12 seed grew into the match and showed more shades of his old stamina that led him to Grand Slam triumphs, and he'll next face ...

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  • What Can Chelsea Fans Expect From Maurizio Sarri?
What Can Chelsea Fans Expect From Maurizio Sarri?

Chelsea have delivered a telling insight regarding their relationship with sacked manager Antonio Conte after confirming the departure of the Italian boss . After Christmas they suffered back-to-back league defeats twice - first by Bournemouth and Watford, and then against Manchester City and Manchester United - and a run of four-straight wins ...

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  • Ostapenko blasts past identikit opponent to reach semis
Ostapenko blasts past identikit opponent to reach semis

Twelfth seed Jelena Ostapenko recovered from 5-2 down in the first set to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday, channelling her anger from a disputed code violation to crush Aliaksandra Sasnovich 7-6 (4) 6-0. "Obviously she has won so many titles here, not only here, a lot of grand slams beside Wimbledon ", said Goerges, the 13th see...

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  • Serena to face Kerber in Wimbledon final
Serena to face Kerber in Wimbledon final

She has dropped just one set at this Wimbledon , against Camila Giorgi in the quarter-finals, and has served the second fastest serve at 122mph - just behind sister Venus' 123mph delivery. It has all meant that Williams, who will be watched on Saturday from the Royal Box on Centre Court by her good friend the Duchess of Sussex , is the favourit...

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  • Trump Says Ireland Agrees with Him On Immigration
Trump Says Ireland Agrees with Him On Immigration

Instead, the couple arrived via helicopter and was driven by presidential limousine onto the property, where they were welcomed by British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip. He said he got along with Theresa May "very well", but suggested he might make time during his United Kingdom visit to speak with his friend Boris Johnson, ...

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  • Wimbledon won't budge on World Cup final clash
Wimbledon won't budge on World Cup final clash

The Centre Court showpiece is now slated for 2pm GMT on Sunday, meaning it would be highly likely to clash with the World Cup final, which will also feature one of France or Belgium, who contest the other last-four tie, kicking off at 4pm.

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