• Ex-Malmo coach Andersson: Zlatan will be spectacular for Man Utd
Ex-Malmo coach Andersson: Zlatan will be spectacular for Man Utd

The return meeting is set for March at Old Trafford . The Sweden worldwide arrived with plenty of promise this summer after a £31million transfer from Benfica, where he shone as one of the most promising young defenders in Europe. In the end, it was 2-0, not 4-0, and for three quarters of the game, United did anything but stroll. Shakespeare'...

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  • Liverpool reportedly beat Chelsea to sign €44m midfielder
Liverpool reportedly beat Chelsea to sign €44m midfielder

Liverpool have made signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain their primary objective during the remaining days of the summer transfer window after pulling out of a move for Monaco winger Thomas Lemar . With just a single season left on his deal, Oxlade-Chamberlain holds all of the leverage against his club. ARSENAL Football Club has not exactly ...

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  • UAE stuns Saudi Arabia, hands Australia huge World Cup boost
UAE stuns Saudi Arabia, hands Australia huge World Cup boost

UAE star Omar Abdulrahman pulled out through injury and, with everything that was on the line for the Saudis, the visitors were widely tipped to get the job done. All the games between Japan and Australia are even. Lippi leads China into the must-win game in Wuhan lamenting his dwindling striking stocks after a period that has seen Chinese Supe...

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  • Trump 'speaks for himself' on his values: Tillerson
Trump 'speaks for himself' on his values: Tillerson

Asked about the United Nations panel's statement , Tillerson said he did not believe "anyone doubts the American people's values" with respect to combating racism. Host Brian Becker noted that over the last six months there has been a litany of people who either resigned or were fired by the administration, including former US National Security ...

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  • Rafael Nadal: Murray's US Open withdrawal 'difficult to understand'
Rafael Nadal: Murray's US Open withdrawal 'difficult to understand'

I was maybe a bit anxious about my back issue but was eventually able to let go. It was the five-time champion's first match in NY since 2015 after he missed the tournament a year ago with knee problems. On the third - with Federer's wife, Mirka, covering her eyes in the stands - Tiafoe hit a stumbling forehand into the net. One set all, OK, it...

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  • US Open 2017: Roger Federer beats teenager in five sets
US Open 2017: Roger Federer beats teenager in five sets

Having skipped the U.S. Open previous year during a six-month layoff to heal a knee injury, Federer has never played in the revamped arena. Tiafoe pushed Federer to a first-set tiebreaker when they faced each other in March at the Miami Masters before losing in two sets.

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  • US Open: Maria Sharapova's redemption tour moves into round 3
US Open: Maria Sharapova's redemption tour moves into round 3

She will now face either Sofia Kenin or Sachia Vickery, both of the United States, for a place in the last 16. If Maria Sharapova continues to play like she has in her first two matches at the US Open then there are not many players in the field capable of stopping her.

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  • Liverpool consider £56m move for Arsenal target Thomas Lemar
Liverpool consider £56m move for Arsenal target Thomas Lemar

The Reds have been strongly linked with a move for the Monaco winger in recent days with L'Equipe reporting yesterday that Liverpool have tabled a fresh offer worth £74m in cash plus the option to take Divock Origi on loan. In the wake of Liverpool's stunning 4-0 win over Arsenal on Sunday, Jurgen Klopp says he is confident his team are ...

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  • Aussie Nick Kyrgios says he's not dedicated enough
Aussie Nick Kyrgios says he's not dedicated enough

Wishing Millman good luck in an encouraging post-match handshake, Kyrgios cleaned up the clutter littered around his seat-empty Evian bottles and banana peels-and tossed them in the trash retrieving his mangled stick from the trash. Australian bad-boy Nick Kyrgios hurt his serving shoulder shoulder in his first-round match, but afterward the so...

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  • US Open first round: Roger Federer v Frances Tiafoe
US Open first round: Roger Federer v Frances Tiafoe

Federer was forced to dig deep in his bid to avoid a first-ever opening round defeat at Flushing Meadows, and he finally broke Tiafoe in the fourth game of the second set. Roger Federer survived a huge scare to battle past Frances Tiafoe in five sets in the US Open first round on Tuesday. He broke Federer's serve late in the fifth set to ...

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  • Valtteri Bottas set to stay at Mercedes for 2018
Valtteri Bottas set to stay at Mercedes for 2018

Sky Sports has been told that while Vettel's previous contract included a clause which enabled him to veto the team re-signing Fernando Alonso, his new deal carries no such stipulations. "People talk about our vehicle being the best, that we have the fastest auto, but I think it's very hard for anyone to truly say that because there are pros and co...

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  • Kanye West Countersued by Lloyd's of London Over Scrapped Saint Pablo Tour
Kanye West Countersued by Lloyd's of London Over Scrapped Saint Pablo Tour

The company is claiming a policy exclusion that exempts them from covering losses incurred because of preexisting psychological conditions, possession of illegal drugs, prescription drugs not taken as medically prescribed, and the consumption of alcohol rendering the insured unfit to perform.

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  • Federer needs 5 sets to edge U.S. teen at Open
Federer needs 5 sets to edge U.S. teen at Open

Federer's possible semifinal foe and chief rival for the title, No. 1 Rafael Nadal, overcame a first-set hiccup of his own before overpowering Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 7-6 (6), 6-2, 6-2. "In the fifth it's a coin toss and it went my way tonight". The world No 3 also insisted his back has recovered, saying: "To get through a five-setter, you hav...

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  • US Open: Federer narrowly beats American teenager Frances Tiafoe
US Open: Federer narrowly beats American teenager Frances Tiafoe

The world No. 3 was pushed hard in his opening match against 19-year-old American Frances Tiafoe , with the Swiss taken to five sets. Federer said: "It was a good one". I was hoping to start better. Federer , on the other hand smoked through Wimbledon to win the tournament without dropping a set before taking a month off, only returning a...

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  • Vontaze Burfict's suspension reduced to 3 games
Vontaze Burfict's suspension reduced to 3 games

Burfict received the suspension for hitting Chiefs running back Anthony Sherman away from the play in a preseason game on August 19. The incident stems from a hit Burfict made on Kansas City Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman during the team's Week 2 preseason matchup, a preseason hit that will cost him regular-season time.

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  • PGA Tournament Odds: Dell Technologies Championship 8/29/17
PGA Tournament Odds: Dell Technologies Championship 8/29/17

Harold Varner III was not among the top 125 going into the final regular-season event. But the timely and apparently smooth birth has allowed the Australian the luxury of a quick trip to the United States to continue his quest in the last three tournaments of a season that has been flat for him.

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  • Atletico Chief Enrique Cerezo 'Optimistic' Over Diego Costa Return
Atletico Chief Enrique Cerezo 'Optimistic' Over Diego Costa Return

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo is optimistic Diego Costa will rejoin the club possibly next year but admits that it will be a complicated piece of business. Everton , Besiktas , Monaco and Las Palmas are among those to have enquired about a short-term move. Despite his volatile nature, the player is one of the last of a dying bree...

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  • Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Says Wenger Should Quit The Club
Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Says Wenger Should Quit The Club

Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira has claimed that the current team contains "better football players" than when he was at the club. "I have always admired Arsene. With the transfer deadline looming at 10pm GMT today (6am tomorrow, Singapore time), the Arsenal manager finds himself mired in a mess as Alexis Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain headl...

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  • Akpeyi out, Ezenwa to start in goal for Nigeria vs Cameroon
Akpeyi out, Ezenwa to start in goal for Nigeria vs Cameroon

Quoting Cameroon Tribune sources, the online portal claims the Federation of Indomitable Lions supporters planned a "mobilization trip", in the words of its president, Éric Sielinou in order to counter the effectiveness of the home support that the Super Eagles will get from their fans.

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  • National Championship-Winning Villanova Coach Rollie Massimino Dead at 82
National Championship-Winning Villanova Coach Rollie Massimino Dead at 82

He remained coach despite being diagnosed with lung cancer in 2011 and held the position until the spring of 2017. Across the nation, most knew Coach Massimino for his legendary leadership of underdog Villanova University in its remarkable 1985 NCAA Championship over the heavily favored Georgetown Hoyas.

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