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Sports Alexis Sánchez misses the start of Manchester United’s American tour
Author: 0 Alexis Sánchez misses the start of Manchester United’s American tour

Click through the gallery above to see images of United players going through some pre-season training. The club revealed that "a personal administrative issue" had prevented the forward from travelling to the U.S., while it's since been reported by the Times that Sanchez was denied a visa due to a previous tax fraud conviction from his time in Spain.

Sports Tour de France: Chris Froome offers Geraint Thomas yellow jersey nod
Author: 0 Tour de France: Chris Froome offers Geraint Thomas yellow jersey nod

After Dutch rider Dylan Groenewegen doubled up at the Tour de France with his second win in as many days, the Race organisers announced that Greipel and Gaviria, who originally finished third and fourth, had been relegated for irregular sprinting after clashing in the final hundred metres.

Sports Twitter reacts to how jacked Bryce Harper's father is (The Sports Daily)
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to how jacked Bryce Harper's father is (The Sports Daily)

The Chicago Cubs are going into the 2018 MLB All-Star weekend with three All Stars in the big game this summer, including Javier Baez and Kyle Schwarber . The difference was the pair of homers that Schwarber hit during 30 seconds of extra time . Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals and National League celebrates after his first round win during the T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Nationals Park on Mon., July 16, 2018, in Washington , D.C.

Sports Mark Wood Reveals England's Plans To Stop Kuldeep Yadav In 3rd ODI
Author: 0 Mark Wood Reveals England's Plans To Stop Kuldeep Yadav In 3rd ODI

After Hardik was dismissed, there was only me, Siddarth Kaul, Umesh Yadav and Kuldeep Yadav . The third and last ODI match will be played at the Headingley in England . "And just as a batting unit we could not click". Maybe it is just two really good teams and when they are on top, the quality really comes through. David Willey came in the other day when it was a little bit sticky and he managed to really press on.

Sports LeBron James Not Participating In Team USA Minicamp In Las Vegas
Author: 0 LeBron James Not Participating In Team USA Minicamp In Las Vegas

This NBA offseason has been completely wild, with LeBron James joining the Los Angeles Lakers (which, of course, keeps the Lakers far away from this list of malcontents), Boogie Cousins joining Golden State, and the never-ending and bizzaro world saga that is Kawhi Leonard acting like a child .

Sports Ajax Agree Fee With Manchester United For Daley Blind
Author: 0 Ajax Agree Fee With Manchester United For Daley Blind

But United have sold the Netherlands global back to Ajax for an initial €16 million (£14.1m), which will rise to €20.5m (£18.1m) after bonuses. But, since Mourinho's arrival, Blind has seen his playing time substantially decrease with the Portuguese coach seeming unsure as to his best position.

Sports Nabil Fekir drops major transfer hint to Liverpool fans
Author: 0 Nabil Fekir drops major transfer hint to Liverpool fans

Lyon talisman Nabil Fekir has reportedly agreed with club president Jean-Michel Aulas that he'll be allowed to re-open talks with Liverpool after his 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign with France is completed. 'Maybe he will go to Liverpool, or another club, but if he stays at Lyon, it will be a great year for him and for us '. Liverpool fans responded to Nabil Fekir on Twitter after the Frenchman posted on the social media platform for the first time as a World Cup victor.

Sports FIFA World Cup Ibrahimovic hails Pogba 13 hours ago
Author: 0 FIFA World Cup Ibrahimovic hails Pogba 13 hours ago

It was a attractive moment for France , who won their first World Cup since 1998, having lost a final 12 years ago to Italy. The report claims that Pep Guardiola and even Barcelona are interested in the Manchester United midfielder but the former AS Roma man wants to stay in Turin and play alongside Cristiano Ronaldo .

Sports President Macron dabs with French players
Author: 0 President Macron dabs with French players

Captain Hugo Lloris led the celebrations on the fabled boulevard after touching down back in the French capital around 5pm local time, with the squad invited to a special reception by President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee. In the eastern Paris neighbourhood of Belleville, Vincent Simon said, "Both teams deserved to win". The win "shows that the French people are consolidated and the work of all France", said Omar Bzi.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo completes Juventus medical
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo completes Juventus medical

After the medicals, he will be unveiled as a Juventus player inside the club's Allianz Stadium at 5.30 pm United Kingdom time. He is then expected to make his Serie A debut two weeks later, with the announcement of the fixtures on July 26 drawing even more interest than usual in order to see where and against whom the five-time Ballon d'Or victor will make his first domestic appearance.

Author: 0 Victoria's high-energy soccer fans cheer their teams in World Cup final

The small country of 4 million people has been gripped in euphoria since its team beat England to reach its first World Cup final, where Croatia lost 4-2 to France. "The World Cup.it's a lot". They have brought added value to our teams. We must refrain from comparing the French lad to Pele or the Brazilian Ronaldo.

Sports Conor McGregor's praise of Vladimir Putin draws scrutiny
Author: 0 Conor McGregor's praise of Vladimir Putin draws scrutiny

McGregor wasn't in Russia just to take in the spectacle that is the World Cup, apparently he also has ambitions of building a "Russian Compound". McGregor ended his note with a rendering in Cyrillic of the phrase, "Go, Russia!" "A truly wonderful spectacle".

Sports Vettel wins British GP, strengthens grip on overall Formula 1 lead
Author: 0 Vettel wins British GP, strengthens grip on overall Formula 1 lead

The Silverstone result saw Vettel open up an eight point lead over Hamilton. What was Raikkonen's penalty 10 seconds? It looked as if the gremlins of the Austrian GP came back to haunt Mercedes as Kimi Raikkonen collided with Hamilton on the opening lap and went from pole position to dead last.

Sports Russian Federation hands over World Cup hosting duties to Qatar
Author: 0 Russian Federation hands over World Cup hosting duties to Qatar

Macron, it seems, joined the French players during the post-match celebrations in the dressing room. Also what was interesting to notice was Russian Federation bashing was on full-display, with Twitter handles taking a shot at President Putin, accusing him of ill-treating his guests and respected foreign dignitaries.

Sports Emery vows to re-establish Arsenal's identity
Author: 0 Emery vows to re-establish Arsenal's identity

I help them. For us, Mesut is a very important player, we want to help [him]. The Gabon forward, the last Gunners signing of Arsene Wenger's 22-year reign, showed his class with a superb curled opener before heading home a second and then completing his treble from the penalty spot.

Sports France reaches 2018 FIFA World Cup Final with win over Belgium
Author: 0 France reaches 2018 FIFA World Cup Final with win over Belgium

He was part of Belgium's coaching staff at three World Cups , including 1986, when they finished fourth. While Les Bleus prepare to face either England or Croatia for the sport's biggest prize, Belgium must compete in the third-place playoff Saturday having suffered a first defeat in almost two years.

Sports Dylan Groenewegen claims Stage 7 of Tour de France
Author: 0 Dylan Groenewegen claims Stage 7 of Tour de France

Other riders chatted as they admired the rolling countryside. "Yellow jersey wearer Van Avermaet described the climax as 'an awesome finish". Chris Froome went headfirst into a grass verge and ended nearly two minutes off yellow but could call Sunday a success as he survived a chaotic day on the Tour de France when others were not so lucky.

Sports Croatia Beat England To Enter World Cup Finals For The First Time
Author: 0 Croatia Beat England To Enter World Cup Finals For The First Time

I feel there'll be an affinity and something we can build on". "The honest thing is it's not a game any team wants to play in", Southgate said. Wednesday saw the ninth time a World Cup semifinal needed 30 more minutes to be decided, with 5 of them needing penalties to find a victor.

Sports Qatar 2022 promotional campaign evokes huge interest in Moscow
Author: 0 Qatar 2022 promotional campaign evokes huge interest in Moscow

Modric has guided the Golden generation of Croatia to their first ever FIFA World Cup Final. Infantino also thanked the government, President Vladimir Putin and the Local Organizing Committee (LOC). " There haven't been a great deal of incidents of the type we expected ", Fare director Piara Powar said, praising Russian people who "played a magnificent role making people feel welcome".

Sports Rakitic: Modric deserves the Golden Ball
Author: 0 Rakitic: Modric deserves the Golden Ball

Modic was phenomenal for Croatia at this year's tournament. Modric is the first player from his country to ever win the award. Following on from his last minute victor against Iceland to seal top spot in Group D and three wins out of three in the group stage for Croatia , Perisic then popped up with a vital equaliser against England to turn the match on its head.

Sports Mandzukic makes World Cup history with early own goal
Author: 0 Mandzukic makes World Cup history with early own goal

We've had incredible games, stupidly amusing moments and some of the best punditry and commentary in years. Former President Jacques Chirac benefitted from a leap in his ratings in 1998 when France won its first World Cup despite not knowing numerous player's names.

Sports Antoine Griezmann happy if France win World Cup ‘ugly’
Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann happy if France win World Cup ‘ugly’

It is the style we have in my club as well with Diego Simeone, so I am used to it". Deschamps , who is more of an Italian than French after spending the best years of his playing career with Juventus, knows that his team can raise their game if the need arises.

Sports Antonio Conte sacked by Chelsea with Maurizio Sarri set to replace him
Author: 0 Antonio Conte sacked by Chelsea with Maurizio Sarri set to replace him

Fabregas caused controversy and invited criticism online as the latest news regarding Conte circulated when he liked a tweet celebrating the development. There is a strong argument that this is the most turbulent time of Abramovich's ownership. The club is set for a pre-season tour of Australia which will begin on July 23 in Perth.

Sports Sri Lankan spinner Herath contemplating retirement in November
Author: 0 Sri Lankan spinner Herath contemplating retirement in November

In response South Africa were in trouble at four for one at stumps after veteran spinner Rangana Herath got Aiden Markram out for nought. Sri Lanka only won one Test in the Caribbean, but had dominated the Test in St. The side also has four top pace options in Kagiso Rabada , Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn and Lungi Ngidi. Kagiso Rabada led the bowling attack and moved smoothly back into Test match mode after an extended break to recover from his back strain.

Sports 'One of the Best on the Planet'
Author: 0 'One of the Best on the Planet'

Lovren bounced back later in the season, helping Liverpool reach the Champions League final. Lovren says he remembers his mum took him and they went to the basement and can't remember how long they sat there. "This feels incredible, especially after everything that was said about us before the game". People are crying, they are happy in our country. The Liverpool defender was infuriated before the semi-final match with England , owing to the references made to a match played ...

Sports #Wimbledon men’s final: South Africans rally behind Kevin Anderson
Author: 0 #Wimbledon men’s final: South Africans rally behind Kevin Anderson

The No. 9 seed Anderson will square off against the victor of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic , which was suspended after three sets, and will be continuing on Saturday. However, Djokovic confirmed that he does not to eat meat for both ethical and health reasons. The 11-time French Open champion reflected upon his journey in this summer's grass court event in Wimbledon, saying: "I played great.

Sports Manny Pacquiao stops Lucas Matthysse to win WBA world title
Author: 0 Manny Pacquiao stops Lucas Matthysse to win WBA world title

When a right-left combination thudded home to send Matthysse crashing down for a third time in the seventh round referee Kenny Bayless stepped in to save him from further punishment. If he is able to defeat Matthysse comfortably and win another world title he might continue, if he loses either by knockout or lopsided hard fought decision he may decide to hang them up for good and focus on his political career in the Philippines.

Sports Former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri replaces Antonio Conte as Chelsea head coach
Author: 0 Former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri replaces Antonio Conte as Chelsea head coach

City were previously interested in the 26-year-old Italy worldwide but it is Sarri's side who have won the race to sign the player. Juventus are ready to offload the Argentina global after signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid and are keen to do business before 23rd July, when Higuain would be due to report for pre-season training.

Sports Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 278 runs in Galle Test
Author: 0 Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 278 runs in Galle Test

South Africa were set a target of 352 runs to win the first Test on the third day after the hosts were bowled out for 190 runs in their second innings. Offspinner Dilruwan Perera finished with his best match figures of 10 for 78 after taking 6 for 32 in the second innings while Rangana Herath leapt to ninth on the all-time wicket-takers' list with his 3 for 38.

Sports Djokovic beats Nadal in five-set thriller to reach Wimbledon final
Author: 0 Djokovic beats Nadal in five-set thriller to reach Wimbledon final

But they had not shared a Grand Slam stage since Djokovic inflicted a bitter defeat on Nadal at Roland Garros in 2015. With the win, Anderson will face off against the victor of Nadal-Djokovic match in the final at Wimbledon, with the hopes of winning the first major title of his career.

Author: 0 Jabari Parker wants to play for his hometown Chicago Bulls

Parker has averaged 15.3 points and 5.5 rebounds. Jabari Parker is coming home. NOTE TO USER User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

Sports Red Sox Are Apparently Still Checking On Manny Machado
Author: 0 Red Sox Are Apparently Still Checking On Manny Machado

Manny Machado is now hitting.313 with 23 home runs and 64 runs batted-in on the season. The O's can sit back and let the bidding war play out. All in all, NY acquired a potential superstar in Torres for just two months of Chapman not being with the club.

Sports Trump Hails Boris Johnson as Future PM: 'He's Got What It Takes'
Author: 0 Trump Hails Boris Johnson as Future PM: 'He's Got What It Takes'

Trump also said he was going to steer clear of the protests in London , which was said to reach up to 200,000 protesters. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip stand together with U.S. "And that is fine". Meanwhile, shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry said the Prime Minister May "should be standing up to [Mr Trump]" after he "slagged her off", instead of holding his hand.

Sports Antoine Griezmann mocks Chelsea star Thibaut Courtois
Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann mocks Chelsea star Thibaut Courtois

He added to laughter: "We have a attractive country, we have a lovely team, we have handsome journalists!" I don't care how, I want a second star to be on this shirt. Didier Deschamps steered an efficient French team into the World Cup final in Moscow where they will face Croatia, a repeat of the infamous 1998 semi final.

Author: 0 Jeremy Lin traded by Brooklyn Nets to Atlanta Hawks

Lin's time with the Nets was plagued by injury. Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin passed the ball, in October 2017, as Philadelphia 76ers guards Ben Simmons, right, and JJ Redick defended during a preseason game in Uniondale, N.Y. He has said he expects to be ready for training camp. In 2016-17, he averaged 14.5 points and 5.1 assists per game. As for the other deal, the Nuggets freed up $21 million in salary and potentially save $43 million in payroll and luxury tax next season, ...

Author: 0 Jabari Parker Has Interest In Signing With Bulls

Maybe the Milwaukee Bucks made a decision to give Parker a sizable deal, or maybe another team will swoop in and pay the 25-year-old wing. He signed his first NBA contract with Milwaukee on July 9, 2014. Jabari Parker #12 of the Milwaukee Bucks heads to the locker room after the game against the Boston Celtics in Game Six of Round One of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 26, 2018 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.