• Antonio Conte: 'Pedro in hospital with suspected concussion'
Antonio Conte: 'Pedro in hospital with suspected concussion'

Conte lost Pedro to a suspected concussion midway through the first half after he suffered a blow to his face following a collision with Ospina, with blood appearing to come from the Spain international's ear. "After one year he is working very well and he is improving". The pace of the game was much higher than they are used to. "It was a hard...

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  • Batshuayi hits double but Pedro injured in Chelsea win
Batshuayi hits double but Pedro injured in Chelsea win

Arsenal failed to impress fans as they did not have a strong showcase against the German champions. The Brazilian then stood up Nacho Monreal on the edge of the box before cutting inside and hitting his shot in off the post. Fabregas sprayed the ball wide to Marcos Alonso, who cut inside before teeing up Batshuayi to side-foot the ball into the to...

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  • Bauer impresses on Tour time trial stage
Bauer impresses on Tour time trial stage

In the 100th edition of the race, Froome claimed his first Tour de France victory by more than four minutes. "This is an fantastic place for the sprinters", he said. "I've got a bit of a unique style on the bike and my own way of doing things". Australia's Daryl Impey launched an attack at the riders reached the Champs-Elysées, with a further e...

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  • Chelsea 3-0 Arsenal: Sensational Batshuayi strike helps seal win
Chelsea 3-0 Arsenal: Sensational Batshuayi strike helps seal win

Antonio Conte's side got their pre-season tour off to the flawless start with goals from Willian and a double from Batshuayi ensuring that they saw off the Gunners easily. French worldwide Olivier Giroud entered the game in the second half and provided some spark but his early shots were saved or wide. Chelsea came close again with just ov...

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  • Minor Transaction between the Jays and the Yankees
Minor Transaction between the Jays and the Yankees

Refsnyder's eventual departure from the Yankees had been brewing for a while. The 25-year-old McBroom has yet to make his big league debut while failing to even surpass the Double-A level as it stands today. The Yankees still are looking into adding a starting pitcher and first baseman before the July 31 trade deadline. Over the course of 96 re...

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  • Dodgers like chances with Kershaw vs. Braves
Dodgers like chances with Kershaw vs. Braves

While these talks could be revisited, Atlanta is already garnering more interest from multiple teams. Nothing, really. Alex Wood was not going to win every game this season, even if it seemed like he would. I catch it, he is right there. I looked at it. It was a quick play. I was battling the whole time. The Braves (47-49) won the first two...

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  • Tour de France 2017 - Rider proposes to girlfriend in middle of stage
Tour de France 2017 - Rider proposes to girlfriend in middle of stage

Although American Lance Armstrong won seven Tour de France titles between 1999 and 2005, he was stripped of his titles in 2012 for doping. "I think Chris can go on, there is no reason to think that he can't", he said. In the ninth stage, they waited for him after Fabio Aru attacked near the top of the final climb, and his main rivals did not go f...

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  • British Open 2017: China's Haotong Li almost matches Branden Grace's major record
British Open 2017: China's Haotong Li almost matches Branden Grace's major record

Much calmer conditions on the Lancashire coast were in Grace's favour and the round saw him surge onto the leaderboard. A birdie two came at the 12th before he blitzed the final four holes to give leaders Jordan Spieth and Matt Kuchar something to think about.

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  • Jordan Spieth wins thrilling British Open
Jordan Spieth wins thrilling British Open

Spieth has shot under par in all three rounds of this tournament and is looking to win his first Open Championship . On the most favorable day for major scoring in recent memory, a day that saw a record 62 , Jordan Spieth saw the onrushing horde of would-be challengers for the Open Championship and merely threw down a bogey-free 65, cap...

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  • Jordan Spieth Wins 146th British Open to Collect Third Career Major
Jordan Spieth Wins 146th British Open to Collect Third Career Major

Spieth's round started off poorly as he came out and made three bogies in his first four holes. And then it all fell apart - or so it seemed. Spieth continued his serene progress around Royal Birkdale as he fired a flawless 65 to set the pace on 11 under, with Kuchar still in touch on eight under after a 66 despite a late double-bogey at the ...

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  • Shrubsole six-fer gives England fourth World Cup title
Shrubsole six-fer gives England fourth World Cup title

INDIA skipper Mithali Raj has sounded a warning shot to England ahead of Sunday's summit clash in the ICC Women's World Cup, saying the hosts should expect a tough contest from her ever-improving and gritty team . However, on Sunday all eyes will be on Harmanpreet, whose power-hitting against the Australians, turned her into an overnight sens...

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  • Punjab CM offers cricketer Harmanpreet post in Punjab Police
Punjab CM offers cricketer Harmanpreet post in Punjab Police

He also hoped for Harmanpreet's long successful career. Her stellar innings in semi finals will always be remembered. Incidentally, in 2011 the Punjab government had snubbed Kaur's job application to the state police department even after playing for two years in the national team.

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  • Sensation as China's Li fires 63 at British Open
Sensation as China's Li fires 63 at British Open

Spieth came to the 13th tee tied for the lead with Matt Kuchar at 8 under when he hit one of the worst drives anyone has hit all week at this tournament. Following a first shot into the fairway, Grace lined up for his approach in silence. Li birdied his last four holes to shoot a 7-under-63 and move to 6 under in the final round at Royal Birkda...

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  • Chelsea beat Arsenal in friendly
Chelsea beat Arsenal in friendly

Willian broke the deadlock, before Michy Batshuayi chipped in with a brace. Having broken the deadlock Chelsea then made it two goals in as many minutes, with Batshuayi getting his own name on the scoresheet with another clinical strike, collecting the ball just outside the box before burying his finish into the bottom corner.

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  • Open Championship Odds: Jordan Spieth heavily favored 7/22/17
Open Championship Odds: Jordan Spieth heavily favored 7/22/17

No more hanging his head. And as Spieth approached he offered a sporting apology to Kuchar for taking so long. Spieth, by his own standards, got off to a slow start while Kuchar came out firing at pins. But this has largely been about Spieth coming back to the field, or his playing partner. He had an opening-round 65 on Thursday, but has droppe...

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  • Ivan Perisic to Man Utd
Ivan Perisic to Man Utd

Perisic remains keen to leave San Siro for the Premier League and ordered his agent to do everything necessary to force through a deal with United. The Red Devils are believed to have already tabled a £44m bid for the 28-year-old, but the deal has hit a snag as Perisic joined his teammates for their pre-season tour of China.

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  • Man United target £60m PSG star - but they want Martial in return
Man United target £60m PSG star - but they want Martial in return

And Verratti has now emerged as a potential option for United. Initially Barcelona were hoping to do a quick deal, fearful of the 24-year-old midfielder opting for a return to Italy. It is understood Ed Woodward has spoken to Raiola about a possible move for Verratti and the Italian is not apposed to joining United, although Barcelona is appare...

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  • China's Li creates British Open sensation
China's Li creates British Open sensation

And McIlroy will be playing more in hope than expectation yet again when he tees off alongside Ross Fisher on Sunday afternoon. "You're in the history books", his caddie, Zack Rasego told him. He is coached by Cameron McCormick, who also coaches Spieth. Matsuyama used his prodigious power to find his way out of the hay that his occasionally errant ...

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  • Unfazed Jordan Spieth takes two-shot British Open golf lead
Unfazed Jordan Spieth takes two-shot British Open golf lead

The piece de resistance for the US Open champion was a chip-in eagle from a awful bunker lie at the 17th. He was 5 over through eight. McIlroy and Day haven't won at all. A pair of Englishmen had the early lead in their home tournament. Fowler's back nine was worse as the American mixed four bogeys with one birdie after also playing the front nin...

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  • Spieth takes the lead
Spieth takes the lead

He twice made birdies that momentarily tied him for the lead, only for Spieth to pour in birdie putts on top of him to stay in front. The world number three bogeyed the first hole after finding a troublesome lie in thick rough to the left of the fairway and his lead was down to a solitary stroke when Kuchar fired a wonderful approach to the secon...

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