• Chelsea make mammoth £52.5m bid for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly
Chelsea make mammoth £52.5m bid for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly

Koulibaly's agent had earlier stated that the player could move in the summer, "Koulibaly?" "The transfer market is long as it will be open until August 31", he said. The Senegal global made 38 appearances in all competitions for the Serie A side. Kouliably could fit right into Conte's trusted 3-4-3 system at Stamford Bridge and will be a valu...

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  • India to meet Pakistan in champion trophy final
India to meet Pakistan in champion trophy final

Talking about Pakistan's bowling, Dravid said, "You know they've probably learned from the last time they played India , in that they didn't take wickets and India hurt them really badly in the last seven or eight overs, so they can't afford to let that happen again".

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  • Boston Celtics Rumor: Blake Griffin A Real Target For Boston
Boston Celtics Rumor: Blake Griffin A Real Target For Boston

Blake Griffin , who has played with the Los Angeles Clippers for the entirety of his seven-year National Basketball Association career, was identified by The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski as a "primary" target for Danny Ainge and the Celtics.

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  • Rory, Day are hacks (literally) in Erin Hills fescue
Rory, Day are hacks (literally) in Erin Hills fescue

If you're a U.S. Open golf fan, you know that Na posted an Instagram video Monday declaring the fescue rough in this sprawling hayfield as more oppressive than the grasses in a Brazilian rain forest. "I played great", said the 44-year-old, who shot 80 when playing with eventual victor Johnson in the final round at Oakmont. The Canadian and former...

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  • Fowler in control at Erin Hills in quest for first major
Fowler in control at Erin Hills in quest for first major

Johnson could only manage a three-over 75, Spieth finished with a 73, while McIlroy and Day had frightful outings with rounds of 78 and 79 respectively. "I felt bad for the people inside". Justin Maynard, a representative of the blimp company AirSign, told The Two-Way that the pilot had been transported to the hospital.

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  • Smith frustrated after second wash-out
Smith frustrated after second wash-out

They got back out of the pavilion soon enough to not lose any overs, but after racing to 83/1 off 16 overs, the poor weather returned. "In today's match Australia was far ahead of us, but in the last match against New Zealand , Australia were in the same position [as us] so you can't do anything with the weather", Mortaza said.

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  • Chris Woakes ruled out of ICC Champions Trophy with side strain
Chris Woakes ruled out of ICC Champions Trophy with side strain

Woakes' absence from the rest of the tournament will be a huge blow for Eoin Morgan and coach Trevor Bayliss, with added concern that he could also miss the upcoming Test series against South Africa. GLENN Maxwell says Australia can target Bangladesh's bowling attack in its must-win Champions Trophy clash at The Oval tonight (AEST). But as the ...

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  • Trump announces policy change on Cuba
Trump announces policy change on Cuba

Three officials who briefed reporters ahead of Trump's address, on White House-imposed condition of anonymity, said no policy changes would go immediately into effect. Asked whether companies that have already signed Cuban contracts, such as Starwood Hotels and Resorts, should expect to lose money, an official said, "that will be handled in the spe...

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  • Kane scores late in England's 2-2 draw against Scotland
Kane scores late in England's 2-2 draw against Scotland

The drama was not finished, though, as Kane - wearing the armband in place of the absent Wayne Rooney - met Raheem Sterling's swinging cross to silence the home fans. That is what is good about this England team . "We think he can challenge for the number one spot going forward". "I thought the boys put a great effort in, especially as...

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  • US Open leader Fowler delights in 'stress-free' opening round
US Open leader Fowler delights in 'stress-free' opening round

Open runner-up said: "I need a lot of birdies tomorrow to get myself back in the tournament, just to even get myself inside the cut line, because I'm assuming that the USGA, obviously, don't like to see a seven-under lead the championship start of the tournament".

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  • Warriors Stay Mum On Possible White House Trip
Warriors Stay Mum On Possible White House Trip

Finals MVP Kevin Durant was on a different bus with his mom. Wanda Durant didn't even care that her son was in the middle of a live interview with ABC's Doris Burke because she had to express how proud she was of her son in that moment.

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  • Cabinet Members Take Turns Praising Trump at Unusual Meeting
Cabinet Members Take Turns Praising Trump at Unusual Meeting

Trump made a decision to "defame me and more importantly the Federal Bureau of Investigation by saying that the organization was in disarray, that it was poorly run ..." Mike Pence responded by saying that serving as Trump's number two is "the greatest privilege of my life".

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  • Celtics are 'strongly considering' selecting Josh Jackson with top pick
Celtics are 'strongly considering' selecting Josh Jackson with top pick

This would be a surprise with Fultz being listed as the stand alone No.1 pick in the draft, but then again the best professional player isn't always the top pick in the draft. The Lakers will visit Ball on Friday at an undisclosed location in Chino Hills, talking with Ball and evaluating him in a second workout after fielding some lukewarm review...

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  • Success is piece of cake for French Open champ Muguruza
Success is piece of cake for French Open champ Muguruza

But she was broken early into the third and departed in less than two hours. Meanwhile, Caroline Wozniacki also advanced to the French Open quarterfinals for the first time since 2010 after defeating Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 4-6, 6-2.

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  • Brilliant Nadal makes it 10 French Open crowns with Wawrinka win
Brilliant Nadal makes it 10 French Open crowns with Wawrinka win

Nadal's total Grand Slam title count now stands at 15, moving him past Pete Sampras into second on the Open Era men's leaderboard , behind Federer (18 ) and ahead of Djokovic and Australian legend Roy Emerson , both of whom have 12 majors to their names.

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  • (UPDATE) India to play Pakistan in Champions Trophy final
(UPDATE) India to play Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

A good innings were played by Rohit Sharma with 123 runs in 129 balls. It was Kohli who hit the winning runs in the semi-final, smashing a four to finish on a personal total of 96 at Edgbaston in Birmingham . But the star batsman insists it is the form of the title-holders' opening duo that is giving him confidence in the lead up to Sunday...

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  • Zaman, Ali help Pakistan storm into Champion's Trophy final
Zaman, Ali help Pakistan storm into Champion's Trophy final

He added: "The fact we've produced brilliant performances in this tournament and then play like that on this wicket is extremely disappointing". "We adapted to conditions, we knew if we restrict them we could easily chase it down", he added.

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  • Golden State Warriors on White House visit: 'We have not been invited'
Golden State Warriors on White House visit: 'We have not been invited'

It means the Warriors finish the playoffs with a 16-1 win-loss record, their only loss coming in Game Four of the Finals in Cleveland. While some, like superstar quarterback Tom Brady, had nonpolitical reasons for doing so, many players stated in one way or another that they were staying away due to their disapproval of the current administra...

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  • Stanley Cup Playoffs: Pittsburgh and Nashville Gave us a Thriller
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Pittsburgh and Nashville Gave us a Thriller

A portion of people in this town will never concede that anyone but Lemieux owns the title as the franchise's greatest player. "What they've done for this city just internally, emotionally, bringing everybody together, that alone is worth everything that went into it", Butch Spyridon, President and CEO of Nashville Convention and Visitors Cor...

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  • Cartwright, Agar included in Test squad
Cartwright, Agar included in Test squad

Cartwright, dumped after making his test debut early this year at the SCG, has clambered above Moises Henriques and Marcus Stoinis in Australia's allrounder pecking order. He is a quality player who we believe has a big future for Australia and we are very keen to see him carry on his good form into subcontinent", Hohns added.

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