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Sports Arsenal Demand £22.3m From Lazio For Iwobi
Author: 0 Arsenal Demand £22.3m From Lazio For Iwobi

According to Il Messaggero , Iwobi is available for £22m this summer, and Italian giants Lazio now lead the interest. According to The Mirror , however, Iwobi is very much in the Spaniard's plans and is being offered a new deal by the Arsenal hierarchy which runs until 2022.

Sports Tokyo 2020 official mascots unveiled at ceremony
Author: 0 Tokyo 2020 official mascots unveiled at ceremony

For the first time fans will be able to watch Women's Monobob Bobsleigh, Short Track Skating Mixed Team Relay, the Ski Jumping Mixed Team event, Freesyle Skiing Big Air Women's and Men's, Freestyle Aerials Mixed team event, and Snowboard Cross mixed Team event.

Sports IOC Releases Schedule for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
Author: 0 IOC Releases Schedule for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

Winter Olympics 2022 will be held in Beijing. The IOC also used the occasion to clarify that no new venues will be built for the games other than those already earmarked to house events. Experts have warned the risk of heatstroke in Tokyo has escalated in recent years, while noting the Olympics are expected to take place in conditions when sports activities should normally be halted.

Sports New Zealand Outclass England To Retain World Cup Sevens
Author: 0 New Zealand Outclass England To Retain World Cup Sevens

England hit back to get their first points on the board with Michael Ellery touching down to head into the half-time break seven points down. Fiji will play Argentina in the other quarterfinal, the Olympic champions having defeated Japan 35-10 in their Round of 16 fixture.

Sports Neymar quashes transfer rumours: ‘I am staying at PSG’
Author: 0 Neymar quashes transfer rumours: ‘I am staying at PSG’

Dressed in a sleeveless t-shirt, with his six-year-old son Davi Lucca sat upon his knee, the striker was however in a relaxed mood as he explained his post-World Cup blues. Neymar hasn't played for PSG since February after suffering a foot injury. Neymar , though, is relishing the opportunity to reunite with the 19-year-old sensation under new PSG head coach Thomas Tuchel.

Sports Klopp reveals Shaqiri and Alisson start dates
Author: 0 Klopp reveals Shaqiri and Alisson start dates

Liverpool fans will breathing yet another sigh of relief that the club managed to sign Alisson Becker . Jurgen Klopp has now addressed the two key issues in the Liverpool team by purchasing the best goalkeeper and central defender that money could buy - both are world record fees for players in their position - in the last two transfer windows.

Author: 0 Ireland women take sixth at Rugby World Cup Sevens

The Eagles next play England in the Championship Cup quarterfinals on Saturday. Eagles superstar Perry Baker, who had written in his exclusive tournament preview for ESPN that he believed the hosts could win the trophy and that " the sky is the limit for rugby in America ", scored two tries while Martin Iosefo, Danny Barrett and Carlin Isles also touched down in the final game of the day.

Sports Italy's Molinari Wins Golf's British Open
Author: 0 Italy's Molinari Wins Golf's British Open

Playing alongside a rejuvenated Tiger Woods, Molinari followed 13 straight pars with a birdie on the 14th and finished a brilliant round in fitting style with another from just three feet on the 18th. McIlroy and Rose were in good spirits after finishing tied second, two shots behind Molinari. "It's fantastic to stand here with the Claret Jug", Molinari told reporters after a closing 69 secured an eight-under tally of 276 and a two-stroke victory over Rory McIlroy , Justin Rose, Kevin ...

Sports Leaders near teeing off in British Open
Author: 0 Leaders near teeing off in British Open

Because Jordan Spieth was tumbling down the board, the beginning of a birdie-less 76. On a day that was ideal for low scoring, Woods let rip with his driver and tucked into the birdie buffet with his red-hot putter, briefly grabbing a share of the lead.

Sports Sexual Abuse at Ohio State
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As a result, Ohio State has broadly communicated about the investigation, contacting more than 115,000 alumni and former student-athletes and reaching an additional 147,000 people through university-wide notifications. Strauss". Jordan went even further, though, repeatedly labeling as liars the former wrestlers - reports say up to 11 at recent count, many of whom acknowledged having been personally sexually assaulted - who say he had to have known.

Sports Woods falters to fall from top of packed Open leaderboard
Author: 0 Woods falters to fall from top of packed Open leaderboard

Schauffele remained on course at seven under but he bogeyed at the 17th to put Molinari's lead to two. An old adage in professional golf is that you can't win a major championship on Thursday, but you can certainly lose it. Woods delivered a pinpoint approach to the final green but his birdie effort slid by the hole at the last second. In fact, there are dropped shots everywhere in the final round at Carnoustie, where the wind is playing havoc.

Sports Dirk Nowitzki reportedly finalizing 1-year pact with Mavericks
Author: 0 Dirk Nowitzki reportedly finalizing 1-year pact with Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks have officially lost their man. Now Ferrell has signed a two-year deal worth $6.2 million with the Sacramento Kings , per Charania, and the Mavericks have offseason questions once again. Nowitzki won his first and only National Basketball Association championship so far with the Mavericks back in 2011, when he led Dallas to a 6-game series victory against LeBron James and the heavily favored Miami Heat.

Sports Interesting facts about navy sailor turned cricketer, Fakhar Zaman
Author: 0 Interesting facts about navy sailor turned cricketer, Fakhar Zaman

Only a few days back, during the fourth ODI against Zimbabwe , Fakhar Zaman became the first Pakistan cricketer to score a double century in one-day internationals. When Zaman headed into the final match, he had played 17 innings in 2018 and had scored 980 runs. Indian cricket team skipper Indian Captain Virat Kohli took 24 innings.

Sports South Africa's Keshav Maharaj takes 9-129 against Sri Lanka
Author: 0 South Africa's Keshav Maharaj takes 9-129 against Sri Lanka

After its spinners had skittled out South Africa for just 124 in its first innings, Sri Lankan openers Danushka Gunathilaka and Dimuth Karunaratne put on a quickfire 91 to set the foundation for another strong score on the Colombo pitch. Only South Africa captain Faf du Plessis and wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock showed resistance, making 48 off 51 balls and 32 off 31 respectively. Offspinners Dilruwan Perera (4-40) and Dananjaya (5-52) shared nine wickets between them and veteran Rangana ...

Sports Barcelona offer Dembele and money to sign Eden Hazard — Onda Cero
Author: 0 Barcelona offer Dembele and money to sign Eden Hazard — Onda Cero

In Castles' mind, there is only one option. Real Madrid are the huge favourites to sign both players with their odds as low as 1.33 to sign Hazard and just 1.20 to sign Courtois. It is yet to be seen whether the youngster can emulate the recently departed Madrid legend, Cristiano Ronaldo . This time feels different, however, as reports continue to intensify regarding the signing of Chelsea's Courtois .

Sports Fabinho: Ill try to convince Mbappe to join Liverpool
Author: 0 Fabinho: Ill try to convince Mbappe to join Liverpool

Tottenham had nine players in the semis. The versatile South American forward wasn't part of Brazil's squad for this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. Mbappé joined Ligue 1 champions PSG last summer on an initial season long loan deal, with the club to finalise a permanent deal this month, for a fee believed to be around €145 million plus €35 million in add-ons.

Sports The Open: Why Tiger Woods is battling HISTORY to win at Carnoustie
Author: 0 The Open: Why Tiger Woods is battling HISTORY to win at Carnoustie

Although Woods appeared relatively content - a second straight 71 gave him consecutive scores of par or better to open a major championship for the first time in five years - surely there was some angst over a missed birdie putt at the last hole or the two early bogeys that put him in catch-up mode for most of a rainy day at The Open.

Sports Omar Fraile wins stage 14 as Geraint Thomas stays in yellow
Author: 0 Omar Fraile wins stage 14 as Geraint Thomas stays in yellow

Despite being helped back on his bike, and valiantly finishing only 13secs behind stage victor Geraint Thomas of Team Sky , the crash ended Nibali's bid to stay in contention on the race, which he leaves after climbing to fourth overall at 2:37 behind the British race leader.

Sports Anthony Joshua speaks on using drugs
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua speaks on using drugs

Anthony Joshua has said he would have been banned from boxing for life if he had tested positive for drugs. "If I got done for doping - it would never happen - then they would deal with me". Right before the fight I licked some meldonium or some ostarine to have no affect? I am enrolled with UKAD and WADA and I pay £30,000 a test. The 28-year-old Joshua stopped the since-retired Klitschko (64-5, 53 KOs) in the 11th round of their unforgettable unification fight in April 2017 at Wembley ...

Sports Intel head says he did not intend to criticize Trump
Author: 0 Intel head says he did not intend to criticize Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says NATO's collective-defense clause applies to all members, not just big countries, adding that she's glad to have Montenegro in the alliance. 'Coats has gone rogue, ' a White House official told the Washington Post . Finally, as our week wound down, we learned (at the same time most of Trump's closest advisors did) that Trump had invited Putin to the White House this autumn.

Sports Blues favourites to sign Man City keeper
Author: 0 Blues favourites to sign Man City keeper

The 21-year-old played for Man City on Friday night in their U.S. tour opener as they fell to a 1-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund . "English football receives an exceptional player". Pep Guardiola was forced to field a makeshift line-up with plenty of youngsters and players who spent last season out on loan, with 16 senior players still to join up for preseason after playing at the World Cup.

Sports Leicester City sign Wales goalkeeper Danny Ward from Liverpool
Author: 0 Leicester City sign Wales goalkeeper Danny Ward from Liverpool

The Wales global also represented his country at the European Championships in 2016, replacing the injured Wayne Hennessey for their opening clash against Slovakia. He was recalled to Liverpool in 2016 and soon underlined his potential with an impressive debut display in a 2-1 Premier League victory at Bournemouth in April of that year, followed by a further run out in a 3-1 win over Swansea City.

Sports Neymar: Cristiano Ronaldo Is A Genius
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Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar , who has been linked with Real Madrid , has now commented on Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Italian giants Juventus. It was rumoured that he would potentially make his debut in incredible fashion against his old club Real in the International Champions Cup on August 4, but that doesn't look like it will be happening unfortunately.

Sports LeBron's Interest in Joining the Lakers is Strong
Author: 0 LeBron's Interest in Joining the Lakers is Strong

Lakers . Should James re-sign with a shortened one-plus-one deal in Cleveland - in order to give himself the chance to explore free agency again in the summer of 2019 - his compensation for 2018-19 would be $35.4 million, and 2019-20 would jump to $38.2 million as the option year.

Sports Thomas gains time but stands behind Froome
Author: 0 Thomas gains time but stands behind Froome

Seconds after Sagan reasserted his status as the most feared finisher left on the Tour, overall leader Geraint Thomas safely crossed in the pack along with teammate - and nearest challenger - Chris Froome . "I can be happy for sure now". "Maybe [I can keep the Yellow Jersey] the next few days". Froomey knows how to win a three-week race. Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen, who claimed his maiden stage win a year ago on the Champs Elysees and won stages seven and eight on this edition, was the ...

Sports Hazard, Courtois futures in Chelsea board’s hands says Sarri
Author: 0 Hazard, Courtois futures in Chelsea board’s hands says Sarri

And Fabregas is excited about a fresh start: 'All players want to be involved in something like that but it's a new start for us with a new manager. Sarri said he was one of the few managers who was "bored" by the transfer market and that his aim was to inject "fun" into his squad.

Sports Lewis Hamilton signs new lucrative Mercedes F1 deal
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton signs new lucrative Mercedes F1 deal

Hamilton is chasing his fifth world crown this season to join Michael Schumacher and Juan Manuel Fangio as the only other driver to have won more than four titles. Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has finally signed a new contract with Mercedes. Formula One chiefs are considering making vast changes to the sport in 2021 and Vettel is unsure about his future beyond the current deal.

Sports Nigel Winterburn: 'Arsene Wenger obsession led to regrets'
Author: 0 Nigel Winterburn: 'Arsene Wenger obsession led to regrets'

Cech has been linked with a move back to former club Chelsea in recent days after Thibaut Courtois, who now has just a year left on his contract, is reportedly wanted by Real Madrid in a £48.5 million deal. He added that he was confident that former Arsenal stars Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry had the ability to succeed as top managers. "It's an obsession which bounces around your head day and night".