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Chelsea remain in pole position for Tiemoué Bakayoko Chelsea remain in pole position for Tiemoué Bakayoko
- April 30, 2017

Antonio Conte wants to align Bakayoko with Kanté at the heart of the Chelsea midfield next season. And a central midfield of Bakayoko and N'Golo Kante would be among the most hardworking in Europe. But, L'Equipe also claim the Principality side would only be willing to do business on two of their prize assets. However, neither will leave the Stade Louis II for cheap. (more...)
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Harry launch #oktosay Heads Together series Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Harry launch #oktosay Heads Together series
- April 30, 2017

Duchess Catherine and Prince William were dowsed with water when a cheeky runner at the London Marathon pranked them by spraying them with a water bottle as they went by. This Sunday, 700 runners are raising money for Heads Together by taking part in the London Marathon. The conversation covers a range of topics including the emotional changes new parents go through, bereavement, the stresses of modern childhood, and dealing with trauma in the workplace. (more...)
Wladimir Klitschko in no rush to decide future after Wembley loss Wladimir Klitschko in no rush to decide future after Wembley loss
- April 30, 2017

Tyson Fury, I know he's been talking, I want to give 90,000 a chance (to see us), I just want to fight". Ukrainian boxer at a press conference announced good news for their fans - one of the fans will be able to auction to buy a gown in which the boxer will go to fight with Joshua. (more...)
ESPN laying off 100 employees ESPN laying off 100 employees
- April 30, 2017

In a letter to employees on Wednesday, ESPN's president, John Skipper , acknowledged the "difficult decisions" ahead and suggested what the network was looking for as it reshaped itself in the coming days. Prior to working at ESPN , Ravech was a weekend sports anchor/reporter for the central Pennsylvania station WHTM-TV ABC27. The reported cost to ESPN was about $US1.5 billion a year, a massive increase over the previous deal. (more...)
Montrealer Lance Stroll will start from 11th position at Russian Grand Prix Montrealer Lance Stroll will start from 11th position at Russian Grand Prix
- April 30, 2017

The Sochi Autodrom where the race is held is a street circuit that winds its way through the former site of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, taking in the Sochi Medals Plaza and the Bolshoy Ice Dome. There weren't any dramas, though Russian driver Sergey Sirotkin, who filled in for Nico Hulkenberg at Renault during the session, could only manage two laps before his auto went limp. (more...)
Chelsea cool Alvaro Morata interest and focus on signing other two strikers Chelsea cool Alvaro Morata interest and focus on signing other two strikers
- April 30, 2017

He is now leading the race for the Premier League Golden Boot, with 24 goals to his name, and Wright believes that he will want to impress his former employers when Everton host Chelsea at Goodison Park this Sunday. The Italian added: "I think he is a really good player and is scoring a lot of goals in this season, not only this season, we must pay great attention ". (more...)
Hat trick hero Ronaldo first to 100 Champions League goals Hat trick hero Ronaldo first to 100 Champions League goals
- April 30, 2017

He came into the series against Bayern in a scoring drought of almost seven months in the European tournament, and had scored only once in his last five Madrid games in all competitions. "I'll stick with the good things, the team were very good, we played very well". But Real were pushed all the way by Bayern, who battled back from a 2-1 first-leg deficit to send the tie into extra time thanks to Robert Lewandowski's penalty and an own goal from Sergio Ramos. (more...)
MacArthur scores OT victor, Senators edge Bruins in Game 6 to advance MacArthur scores OT victor, Senators edge Bruins in Game 6 to advance
- April 30, 2017

Boston didn't exactly put themselves in the best position to gain the early lead as they continued to take undisciplined penalties, this time three more delay of game gaffes for clearing the puck over the glass in the defensive zone. "We didn't work all year just to sit back and hope things turn out our way", Boucher said . "They made it really tough for us, it's been tight games". (more...)
Sharapova welcomes new anti-doping drive, happy for more tests Sharapova welcomes new anti-doping drive, happy for more tests
- April 30, 2017

Friday saw the 30-year-old maintain her winning streak after a straight sets victory of 6-3, 6-4 against Estonian Anett Kontaveit, meaning she is now one match away from the final. She added: "I am a competitor by nature". The Russian is just relishing being back on the tennis court and wants to put the ban behind her. Despite all the attention and criticism Sharapova has received in the last few months, she has not let that affect her game. (more...)
Mind games are overrated- Anthony Joshua Mind games are overrated- Anthony Joshua
- April 30, 2017

IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (L) and Wladimir Klitschko (R) will fight on April 29 in London. "It's an advantage on both sides". Speaking on Sky Sports show " The Gloves are Off ", Joshua , who considers Klitschko one of the top five greatest heavyweights of all time, says he'll be gunning for an astonishing knockout no 19 when they faceoff later this month, Telegraph writes. (more...)
Marcus Smart responds to Jimmy Butler's 'toughness' comments: 'I laugh at that' Marcus Smart responds to Jimmy Butler's 'toughness' comments: 'I laugh at that'
- April 28, 2017

While he didn't want to make this series a one-on-one thing, he wanted to clarify there was no acting on his part. "You heard him. He said, 'I don't think Marcus Smart is about that life.' Last time I checked, if you're gonna say someone ain't about that life, you should know, right?" "This is about Celtics vs. (more...)
Indian athlete Man Kaur, 101, wins 100m at World Masters Games Indian athlete Man Kaur, 101, wins 100m at World Masters Games
- April 28, 2017

This is the 17th gold medal for Kaur, who took to athletics at the ripe age of 93. Man Kaur was the sole competitor in the 100-years-and-over category 100m race, but that didn't stop her. Through a translator, she said that she's going to "keep rocking" and that she'll "never give up". It took her some time to realise that the race had already started and hence she lost a few crucial seconds. (more...)
DeMarcus Ware signs contract to retire as a Dallas Cowboy DeMarcus Ware signs contract to retire as a Dallas Cowboy
- April 28, 2017

Virginia Tech QB Jerod Evans made headlines when he surprisingly chose to declare for the 2017 NFL Draft instead of returning to school for his senior season. Jerry Jones called Ware the "perfect player". Now he's hesitant to declare that the Cowboys would skip an offensive player at the top of their board when they are on the clock. (more...)
Blue Jays Place Josh Donaldson On DL Blue Jays Place Josh Donaldson On DL
- April 24, 2017

Happ (0-2, 5.40 ERA) has allowed two home runs in each of his first two starts, including a 3-1 loss at Baltimore on April 5. "He's got (good control)", Shapiro said. He doubled, moved to third on a groundout and scored on a wild pitch. Justin Smoak hit a ball into the gap which glanced off Jones's glove for a triple as Jones ran full stride into a portion of the wall that has a scoreboard on it. (more...)
Cleveland Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick
- April 23, 2017

For the second straight season, the Cleveland Browns will kickoff day 2 of the NFL Draft when they announce the 33rd overall selection but who could the Browns be targeting with this pick? Here is an in-depth look at the team's needs, offseason changes, potential best fit and the selections by NFLDraftScout.com's experts. (more...)
Kings fire Cup-winning coach Darryl Sutter, GM Dean Lombardi Kings fire Cup-winning coach Darryl Sutter, GM Dean Lombardi
- April 23, 2017

Rob Blake has been promoted to vice president and GM while Luc Robitaille was named the team's president. Both were promoted in the seismic front-office shakeup immediately following Los Angeles' failure to make the playoffs for the second time in three seasons. (more...)
UNC Basketball: Justin Jackson Declares For Draft, Signs Agent UNC Basketball: Justin Jackson Declares For Draft, Signs Agent
- April 23, 2017

On the Tar Heels' way to the championship, Jackson led the team with 19.5 points per tournament game, and finishes his career with 239 points in the NCAA Tournament . The Tar Heels were up consistently throughout the game, and a last minute surge from the Ducks brought OR within one before North Carolina secured an offensive rebound and ran out the clock to win 77-76. (more...)
Buster Posey 'Doing Good' After Fastball To Helmet Buster Posey 'Doing Good' After Fastball To Helmet
- April 17, 2017

He was placed on the disabled list because he experienced concussion symptoms. Posey dropped into a sitting position after being hit in the bottom of the first, and stayed down while trainer Dave Groeschner sprinted to him, but left the field on his own power. (more...)
Mark Cuban: Adam Silver said Tony Romo contract wouldn't be honored Mark Cuban: Adam Silver said Tony Romo contract wouldn't be honored
- April 17, 2017

Former Maverick Caron Butler , who shared a spot on the All-Racine County (Wisconsin) boys' basketball team in 1998, told ESPN he believes Romo could have been an NBA player. That goes for football and even all other sports. Romo isn't expected to play, but the evening at American Airlines Center will include a celebration of his Cowboys' career . (more...)
Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal's rivalry in numbers Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal's rivalry in numbers
- April 17, 2017

This means that Federer has now won the last four encounters against Rafa, a career hot streak for the Swiss. Although Major League Baseball's 2017 regular season is now officially underway, the world of tennis may have stolen some of the spotlight on Sunday afternoon as the heralded Roger Federer has captured yet another title. (more...)