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Sports Egyptian FA 'optimistic' over Salah's World Cup chances despite injury
Author: 0 Egyptian FA 'optimistic' over Salah's World Cup chances despite injury

Reds manager Jurgen Klopp told reporters he feared the Premier League Golden Boot victor would miss out on Egypt's campaign in Russian Federation but the Egyptian Football Association tweeted a statement saying otherwise, as they stated information received from Liverpool's medical team suggested Salah would recover in time.

Sports Celtics know they can't rely on parquet to win Game 7
Author: 0 Celtics know they can't rely on parquet to win Game 7

According to oddsmakers , the Boston Celtics are a slight favorite (-2.5) over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 7 tonight. James was asked what will separate the Cavs and Celtics after they've split the first six games of the series. The Cleveland Cavaliers are fighting for their playoff lives in Game 6 against the Boston Celtics. And, just to make sure, James was brilliant: playing all but 28 seconds of the game, he had 31 points and 12 rebounds.

Sports Jokanovic wants Fulham to spend after promotion triumph
Author: 0 Jokanovic wants Fulham to spend after promotion triumph

Aston Villa created most of the chances in the second half after Fulham's Denis Odoi was sent off in the 70th minute. Villa chose to go full-scale and juts buy a team full of top players form the Championship and some quality Premier League players, but it still didn't work.

Sports Venezuela's Maduro expels US diplomats over sanctions
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It seems impossible to have respectful relations with the US government", Maduro said . Maduro claimed USA charge d'affaires Todd Robinson was involved in "a military conspiracy", ordering him and senior diplomat, Brian Naranjo, to leave Venezuela within 48 hours.

Sports Kenya: Cristiano Ronaldo, 33, reveals when he will retire | The Standard - Kenya
Author: 0 Kenya: Cristiano Ronaldo, 33, reveals when he will retire | The Standard - Kenya

A year when everything he touches turns to gold, and a year when he ended Egypt's 28-year wait for a place at the World Cup, the world's biggest sporting spectacle. The 33-year-old Portuguese enters Saturday's Champions League final looking for a fifth European crown. The five-time Ballon d'Or victor is reportedly seeking a contract on a par with Lionel Messi or Neymar , and may find such an offer at Old Trafford.

Sports Celtics brace for 'dogfight' vs Cavs in Game 7 at home
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Terry Rozier paced the Celtics with 28 points, and Jaylen Brown had 27. Nevertheless, talk of James' future is now on hold - not that it will take long to start back up should the Cavs come up short in Game 7. The game began ominously for the Cavs as Love was forced to leave following his violent collision with Tatum . James has been down 3-2 in the conference finals before.

Sports Liverpool boss Klopp admits Marcelo could be Real Madrid weak point
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Klopp admits Marcelo could be Real Madrid weak point

He's been at a top club before, been an worldwide, and Klopp's thought he can improve him. "You saw it, everybody saw it, seems obvious: "Marcelo, what an offensive player, but. "I want to pay great credit obviously to Jurgen because he's our leader but also to sporting director Michael Edwards, Dave Fallows and Barry Hunter", Werner added.

Sports How Mo Salah fever has gripped Africa — Liverpool-Real Madrid
Author: 0 How Mo Salah fever has gripped Africa — Liverpool-Real Madrid

I missed out on the 2000 final . and that was a little bit unusual. But we are back, first and foremost. If you lose, you can not stop. It's us. I can't believe it, but it's true. Liverpool have lost their two previous finals under Jurgen Klopp but are now better placed than on either of those occasions to finally get over the line.

Sports Rashid Khan's all-round effort guide Sunrisers Hyderabad to IPL final
Author: 0 Rashid Khan's all-round effort guide Sunrisers Hyderabad to IPL final

Besides his exploits with the bat and ball, Rashid grabbed two important catches at deep mid-wicket in the final over of the innings to emerge as the stand-out performer. In the first qualifier (CSK vs SRH), Chennai turned victorious. Where will Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals IPL 2018 eliminator match be played? ALSO READ :Dhoni gives clear roles to every player - Kris Srikkanth "It should come as no surprise that Chennai Super Kings are in the seventh final out of the ...

Sports Hasan Ali, Abbas put Pakistan on top vs England
Author: 0 Hasan Ali, Abbas put Pakistan on top vs England

Abbas, in his first match at "the home of cricket ", finished with excellent figures of four for 23 in 14 overs. Meanwhile the recalled Hasan, who did not play in Pakistan's win over Test debutants Ireland in Dublin concluded last week, took four for 51 in 15.2 overs.

Author: 0 Rockets show no fear on brink of Finals despite losing Chris Paul

The Pelicans reached the second round with a sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers, before the Warriors beat the Pelicans in a second-round series in five games. An absent or limited Paul would have dire consequences for Houston , given that D'Antoni has utilized a constricted seven-man rotation. Two nights before, the physical Rockets found success overplaying Kevin Durant , knocking him off his spot and making sure every catch was hard.

Sports Villa willing to let Terry skip Chelsea games
Author: 0 Villa willing to let Terry skip Chelsea games

Controversy has, once again, found John Terry , as the veteran defender prepares for what could be his final match for Aston Villa in the Championship playoff final against Fulham on Saturday. "For me (Jack) Grealish has looked to him and thought, 'God, if I've got to be like that to be a top player.' and that's what we brought him in for".

Sports Mohamed Salah's presence has increased attendance at Liverpool mosque
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But Ronaldo showed himself over so many years to be up there with the best, you have to prove it season over season. Liverpool take on Real Madrid in the Champions League final and there's a real sense that the game will be decided by who performs better out of Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo .

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo: I have a biological age of 23
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo: I have a biological age of 23

And it appears that Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazilian worldwide Fred is going to be the first to those players to come in and add some significant experience in the middle of the park. Manchester City and Manchester United , both the clubs are highly interested in the signing of the midfielder. In the last decade, Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk have become something of a holding club for Brazilian players hoping to make it in the top five leagues in Europe.

Sports Napoli Appoint Ancelotti As New Manager After Sarri Exit
Author: 0 Napoli Appoint Ancelotti As New Manager After Sarri Exit

Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has agreed to take over at Napoli in anticipation of Sarri leaving after contract negotiations broke down. The Italian led the Blues to the Premier League title last season as well as the FA Cup this term but a poor title defence is among the factors counting against Conte.

Sports Pressure’s on James, Cavaliers in Game 6 vs. Celtics
Author: 0 Pressure’s on James, Cavaliers in Game 6 vs. Celtics

Jayson Tatum looked like a veteran out there as he led the team with 24 points, seven rebounds, four assists, four steals and two blocks, Jaylen Brown added 17 points while Al Horford chipped in with 15 points and 12 rebounds. "I would think he gets a little exhausted". Unfortunately for the Cavs, the answer is yes. Later, Terry Rozier suffered a nasty sprained ankle, and LeBron James appeared to suffer a leg injury of some sort.

Sports Rockets to host Game 6 viewing party at Toyota Center
Author: 0 Rockets to host Game 6 viewing party at Toyota Center

Prior to the game, the Rockets will play a video to honor Santa Fe High School, and the school's choir has been asked to sing the national anthem, per MacMahon. Many graced the court wearing "Santa Fe Strong" T-shirts donning the school's colors of green and yellow. "We just can't go on". To think that these kids, their last week in high school, what they had to remember, we're going to do whatever we can do to take that memory and make it a little more special.

Sports Open thread game six: Cleveland Cavaliers versus Boston Celtics
Author: 0 Open thread game six: Cleveland Cavaliers versus Boston Celtics

We just can't expect coming home and in front of our great fans and crowd that we're going to win the game. With his Cavaliers on the brink of elimination, many have begun to speculate that a loss on Friday night to the Celtics would mark the end of the reign of King James in Cleveland.

Sports Serena Denied Seeding For French Open Return
Author: 0 Serena Denied Seeding For French Open Return

But at Roland Garros , an event she has won three times, organisers are not ready to take such a step with the French Tennis Federation (FFT) reaffirming the seedings will reflect the latest WTA rankings . "It's wrong, they should protect players", Evert, who will be working for broadcaster ESPN during the Paris fortnight, told Reuters by telephone.

Sports NBA Rockets lose star guard for Game 6
Author: 0 NBA Rockets lose star guard for Game 6

Asked if there was a chance Paul could return for a potential Game 7, D'Antoni said, "I don't know". I thought, without having seen it, Draymond rushed it a little bit. A healthy Houston backcourt would probably still not be enough against Golden State Saturday night. The under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings. That sense of destiny has been put on hold thanks to the Boston Celtics and Houston Rockets , who now both find themselves in control of their respective conference finals series ...

Sports Arsenal can and must get better, insists Unai Emery
Author: 0 Arsenal can and must get better, insists Unai Emery

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis welcomed Unai Emery as his club's manager on Wednesday by claiming the Gunners' job is the "most attractive" in world football. I think that's about battling for every title. Succeeding a club legend is no easy task but he seems well-equipped to handle the additional challenges that come with filling such large shoes.

Sports Workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby
Author: 0 Workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby

Emissions of sulphur dioxide gas, harmful if inhaled, also remained at high levels from newly opened lava-spewing fissures in the ground running through populated areas on the eastern flank of the volcano, authorities said. It is responsible for 4.5% of Ormat's total geothermal power production worldwide. On the volcano's east flank, almost two-dozen fissures are producing 15,000 tons a day of toxic sulfur dioxide, a level "much higher than seen in recent times", Bravender said.

Sports Roberto Firmino: 'Liverpool will fight until the end against Real Madrid'
Author: 0 Roberto Firmino: 'Liverpool will fight until the end against Real Madrid'

They have impressed with their brilliant attacking flair in the tournament, stemming from Roberto Firmino , Sadio Mané and the prolific Mohamed Salah , who has scored ten goals in the tournament alone. "We aren't anyone else". They'll also be up against Liverpool - a team and a club with a great pedigree. To summarise, it's been a insane ride. "I like him a lot", added the Egyptian, who is looking to add to his 44 goals this season against Real Madrid .

Sports Buffon resigns as Juventus goalkeeper
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Legendary Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is set to put on the Juventus shirt one final time this Saturday. I think it will be the best end to a lovely journey. "For now, I only know that Saturday I will play a game. I can only say thank you to him". Buffon joined Juventus in 2001 after spending six seasons at Parma, and has gone ahead to feature over 500 matches for the Old Lady.

Sports Super Eagles: A good list with promising players, says Okala
Author: 0 Super Eagles: A good list with promising players, says Okala

The defenders are Elderson Echiejile, Shehu Abdullahi, Ola Aina, William Troost Ekong, Leon Balogun, Tyronne Ebuehi, Bryan Idowu, Chidozie Awaziem, Stephen Eze and Kenneth Omeruo. Patrick Ibeh of metro FM Radio (Godfather), said that Rohr had a team capable of springing surprises during the Mundial save hard luck against them.

Sports Guardiola Extends Man City Deal Till 2021
Author: 0 Guardiola Extends Man City Deal Till 2021

That heavy investment paid off with City winning the Premier League and League Cup, but Guardiola said fans should not expect similar spending. We are going to try every day on the pitch to improve our players. "To be out of the Champions League and win the Premier League again, I'd sign for it now". "We have all the conditions to be a stable club", he said.

Sports Arteta Gets Guardiola's Blessing To Become Arsenal Manager
Author: 0 Arteta Gets Guardiola's Blessing To Become Arsenal Manager

Arteta, now Man City's assistant coach, has expressed his interest in the role to both Pep Guardiola and City's Director of Football Aitor "Txiki" Begiristain, who have given the former Everton and Arsenal midfielder the go ahead to complete the move.

Sports Not interested in being best in history says footballer Lionel Messi
Author: 0 Not interested in being best in history says footballer Lionel Messi

And he then appeared to take a little shot at Neymar, without specifically naming him, when talking about being at Barcelona and leaving. Every year I fight to win everything. "I want to be a champion every year", he concluded. Messi said: "I do not go to City". Nevertheless, the Reds have qualified for the Champions League , regardless of the result in Kiev for the Champions League final.

Sports West Ham part company with manager Moyes
Author: 0 West Ham part company with manager Moyes

Other options include Burnley's Sean Dyche, Huddersfield's David Wagner and Marco Silva, the former Hull and Watford manager. "I can't quite say confident after all the rumours I'm reading in the paper", said Allardyce, when questioned about his future.

Sports Vegas Golden Knights vs. Winnipeg Jets - 5/18/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Vegas Golden Knights vs. Winnipeg Jets - 5/18/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Kyle Connor scored midway through the third period to pull Winnipeg within a goal. It was Marchessault's sixth goal of the playoffs. ST PAUL, MN - APRIL 17: Nikolaj Ehlers #27 of the Winnipeg Jets controls the puck against Matt Cullen #7 of the Minnesota Wild during the first period in Game Four of the Western Conference First Round during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Xcel Energy Center on April 17, 2018 in St Paul, Minnesota.

Sports Torres fulfils childhood dream in Europa League final
Author: 0 Torres fulfils childhood dream in Europa League final

Atletico is looking to win the Europa League for the third time in nine seasons, after triumphing in 2010 and again in 2012, shortly after "Cholo" Simeone was appointed coach. "We have shown we are one of the best teams in Europe". Marseille lost every ounce of their creativity when Dimitri Payet was forced off in tears with an injury 30 minutes and they were well beaten.

Sports Philadelphia 76ers: Embiid, Simmons named finalists for MVP awards
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Most consider Houston Rockets guard James Harden to be the prohibitive favorite to win this season's MVP Award, but he'll have some stiff competition. He didn't miss a game in a season for the first time in his career and averaged almost 28 points, nine rebounds and nine assists per game while also making 54 percent of his shots.

Sports Victor Moses dreams cup glory to erase last year's final sending off
Author: 0 Victor Moses dreams cup glory to erase last year's final sending off

The Brazilian has had another good season for the Londoners and Chelsea fans, who face a very real prospect of losing Eden Hazard over the summer, will not want to see another one of their stars line out for Jose's United. "I was here when we won the Premier League and League Cup in 2015, but this time I would feel more of a part of it because I've been playing regularly".

Sports JUST IN! Lionel Messi speaks with Neymar over transfer to Real Madrid
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The jersey of newly-signed Neymar wore on his debut for Paris Saint-Germain has been sold for nearly €250,000 at a charity auction. "I started training with the ball, making passes, hitting it", he said in an interview on Facebook with Desimpedidos, the football chat and comedy channel started by former Brazilian great Kaka.

Sports 'Finish flawless preparation for Champions League final'
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Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has labelled Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino as the "most complete striker" in the Premier League. The Real side already contain their fair share of the game's greats but Wijnaldum believes Liverpool's players can write their own piece of history.

Sports Giro d´Italia leader Simon Yates wins stage 11
Author: 0 Giro d´Italia leader Simon Yates wins stage 11

Come the finish line on Piazza Municipio, Dumoulin trailed Yates by just two seconds, though the Briton also picked up an additional four seconds in time bonuses. "He's getting better as the race goes on". The four-time Tour de France victor now trails his fellow Briton by three minutes and 20 seconds as his hopes of winning the race continue to fade.

Sports The Celtics Have Dominated the Cavs With Depth And Relentlessness
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The NBA won't suspend J.R. Smith for shoving Al Horford in the back in the closing minutes of the Boston Celtics' Game 2 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, ESPN reports . The personal 5-0 run for Baynes pushed Boston over the hump and they never looked back. From sacrificing his body diving for loose balls or keeping plays alive with a rebound, to causing deflections on defense, to popping up out of the crowd for a timely rebound or tip-in, Smart is the proud everyman for a ...