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I never understood women before, when they put themselves in second or third place. Tennis superstar Serena Williams has run into a few roadblocks since returning to the court following her pregnancy and related health troubles, including a huge upset loss to Johanna Konta in California.
  • Chelsea vs. Arsenal - Football Match Report

    Chelsea vs. Arsenal - Football Match Report

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    Morata is a very good player. Sarri is expected to stick to the starting XI that beat Huddersfield, with Eden Hazard once again among the substitutes as his fitness is carefully managed after missing most of preseason. The new coach likes to implement high-intense, pressing style of play which was quite successful for him during his time managing Sevilla and Paris Saint-German.
  • Atletico down Real Madrid

    Atletico down Real Madrid

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    Real Madrid are considering making a shock transfer move for Marcos Alonso. "We're a team, the team is the main part". But much has changed since, and Ronaldo's move to Juventus after 450 goals in nine years leaves a gaping chasm at Real, who also saw Zinedine Zidane quit as coach.
  • 'No Chance' Willian Would Have Stayed At Chelsea Under Conte

    'No Chance' Willian Would Have Stayed At Chelsea Under Conte

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    Willian remains at Chelsea; Antonio Conte does not. "No chance", he told the Evening Standard when asked if he would still be a Blue under the ex-Juventus Coach. We play a different game now and that's why I think we can give Arsenal a lot of problems. "We are disappointed obviously because we have been working hard and we hoped we could have got something out of the game, but in the end they showed their quality and scored two goals and we didn't - that was the difference".
  • Fulham need time to find feet in Premier League, says Slavisa Jokanovic

    Fulham need time to find feet in Premier League, says Slavisa Jokanovic

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    I don't believe there will be too much movement because we cannot sign, but different individual things can happen. But Pochettino said: "It's 100 per cent impossible, 100 per cent, to stop injuries". Fulham have lost eight of the last nine Premier League meetings between the sides, winning the other. However Alderweireld, who was hotly linked with Man Utd, appears to have expressed his desire to stay via good old Instagram, with the Belgian defender posting a picture of himself at ...
  • Novak Djokovic struggles but ousts Adrian Mannarino — ATP Cincinnati

    Novak Djokovic struggles but ousts Adrian Mannarino — ATP Cincinnati

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    He's been very inconsistent while changing from grass to hard courts. "So I'm hoping for that". Cincinnati Open is the only ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title that Novak Djokovic has not won. Nothing could separate them in the mid-range and longer points but Novak had the upper hand in the shortest rallies up to four strokes, finding his range after a poor opening set and celebrating a win despite taking a medical timeout and some pills.
  • Cardiff boss Warnock: Newcastle can't afford to lose Benitez

    Cardiff boss Warnock: Newcastle can't afford to lose Benitez

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    In 2018 they have so far had 10 home games and won eight, only losing to champions Wolves and then drawing the meaningless final game of the season against Reading. The Clarets have won 75% of their past Premier League outings against Watford (W3 L1), while the Hornets have not won a Premier League road fixture since November 2017 (D1 L11).
  • Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino: 'Harry Kane is match-fit'

    Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino: 'Harry Kane is match-fit'

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    We're working, the transfer window is still open in Europe and many things can happen. But the new stadium may not be completed by then and an National Football League game is being played at Wembley on that date. "I want to say thank you and apologise". 'But we, as 25-30 people who are coaches, sport scientists, physios, talk a lot about fitness, health and everything.
  • Mauricio Pochettino Yet To Decide On Tottenham Team vs Newcastle

    Mauricio Pochettino Yet To Decide On Tottenham Team vs Newcastle

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    And Salomon Rondon, who came on as a sub for his first appearance since finalising a loan from West Bromwich Albion, hit the crossbar in the 85th minute after his shot was deflected by Vertonghen. Vertonghen and Alli were two of five World Cup semi-finalists in the Spurs starting line-up despite only returning to training this week. "To connect everything and start to mould the machine again was a massive challenge for everyone", Pochettino said of his side, missing the likes of ...
  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reveals the 'truth' about Paul Pogba relationship

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reveals the 'truth' about Paul Pogba relationship

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    Pogba was given the captain's armband by his manager for the first game of the new season. "The truth is we are together for two years and a couple of weeks and I've never been so happy with him as I am now". 'Don't put him in a situation that people can think he's not a polite, educated guy. Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Antonio Valencia will remain as captain of Manchester United once the fullback returns from injury.
  • PGA Tour's Bubble Players Take Stage At Wyndham

    PGA Tour's Bubble Players Take Stage At Wyndham

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    After the Pro-Am, Wyndham officials presented Harvick a check for $10,000 to go towards his foundation. Stenson rallied Sunday to separate himself from a four-man pack for his first victory since the 2016 Open Championship. Both men are likely to need a top-five finish to survive, although Lowry was seventh in the same event a year ago and has been a different player since splitting from his long-time caddie Dermot Byrne.
  • Geoffrey Boycott slams 'brainless' and 'arrogant' India ahead of third England Test

    Geoffrey Boycott slams 'brainless' and 'arrogant' India ahead of third England Test

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    Spinners have averaged 50 in Test matches in Nottingham over the past 10 years - the highest in England - and so it would be quite the thing if India did not bring in the fit-again Jasprit Bumrah . Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW and the BBC Sport website. They lost 2-1. Then for England, they tried to stitch together a disjointed training system which included white-ball global matches, by having Cheteshwar Pujara and ...
  • Davis Cup revamp could end the tournament, warns Pat Cash

    Davis Cup revamp could end the tournament, warns Pat Cash

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    The makeover to one of sport's most famous and oldest worldwide team tournaments has been a contentious issue within tennis but the ITF's plans received the necessary two-thirds majority from its 210 member nations. Victory over the Dominic Thiem-led Austrians would have propelled Australia back into the 16-team World Group in 2019 but the playoff now appears meaningless, with Australia needing to take part in February qualifiers next year just to make the new 18-team competition.
  • Manchester City's Pep Guardiola wary of Tottenham Hotspur game switch

    Manchester City's Pep Guardiola wary of Tottenham Hotspur game switch

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    The 27-year-old sustained the setback during a training session on Wednesday and, following a visit to specialist Dr Ramon Cugat in Barcelona on Thursday, City have confirmed his diagnosis. "When you lose in football, you think, we didn't run". "It's part of the game for the players -- it's normal, they don't rest". "This can happen because you build an unbelievable stadium for Tottenham Hotspur - sometimes there are delays, this kind of thing happens".
  • Elon Musk's Boring Company pitches underground tunnel to Dodger Stadium

    Elon Musk's Boring Company pitches underground tunnel to Dodger Stadium

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    As Elon Musk recently learned the hard way , tweeting a plan and actually bringing it to fruition are two very different things. Elon Musk's tunnel construction and infrastructure firm, The Boring Company , in cooperation with the city of Los Angeles, announced Wednesday it would build a privately funded tunnel from a subway station in East Hollywood to Dodger Stadium that would reduce time in traffic from more than an hour in the auto to fewer than four minutes by electric vehicle.
  • Marcelo Had A Very Cheeky Reaction Whe Ramos Mocked Jurgen Klopp

    Marcelo Had A Very Cheeky Reaction Whe Ramos Mocked Jurgen Klopp

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    The Spaniard was once again asked about Klopp's comments recently, and he responded by teasing the manager for his record in cup finals. Real Madrid inevitably went on to win the final, thus qualifying for the UEFA Super Cup against city rivals Atletico, which took place on Wednesday evening.
  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'Trio unlikely to face Brighton'

    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'Trio unlikely to face Brighton'

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    The former Juventus player said afterwards: "If you're not happy, you can not give your best". The move suggested the pair were back on good terms but Pogba's comments after the game hinted that tensions may still linger. I don't care. I repeat, I want him to play well, I want him to play for the team, the fans, and that is what it is. Paul Ince has hit out at Paul Pogba's behaviour since the World Cup, describing the Frenchman as a "nightmare".
  • Williams wins Cincinnati opener; Murray first-round victim

    Williams wins Cincinnati opener; Murray first-round victim

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    The day wasn't so great for Serena Williams . "I just love talking about it because I feel like a lot of people have those same emotions and they don't have the same platform that I have". "So for the players as well and to attract more people and viewers of a younger audience we have to keep tennis matches dynamic and shorter". "I think I always played her at her best level the matches before, so it was always tough".
  • Eagles' Nick Foles (shoulder strain) exits vs. Pats

    Eagles' Nick Foles (shoulder strain) exits vs. Pats

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    Coach Doug Pederson indicated Foles would have played one more series had he not been hurt. While Wentz is still recovering from his knee injury and aiming for a Week 1 return, Nick Foles is expected to be back under center for the Eagles in Week 2.
  • Singer Aretha Franklin Dies After Losing Battle To Pancreatic Cancer

    Singer Aretha Franklin Dies After Losing Battle To Pancreatic Cancer

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    US President Donald Trump expressed his condolences to the family of, "a person I knew well - she worked for me on numerous occasions, she was terrific". "She was elegant, graceful, and utterly uncompromising in her artistry", the former first couple said. Legendary soul singer and musician Aretha Franklin had a voice that seemed to belong to all of America.
  • Griezmann's message to Sergio Ramos after UEFA Super Cup victory

    Griezmann's message to Sergio Ramos after UEFA Super Cup victory

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    Having failed to replace Ronaldo after his big money move to Juventus in the summer, Real have also had to contend with a change of direction at management level with Julen Lopetegui taking over from Zidane, who exited the Bernabeu after their Champions League win over Liverpool.
  • India’s Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

    India’s Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

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    Then, just before leaving office in 2004, he launched a peace process that, while often rocky, remains the basis of ongoing negotiations. Serving as prime minister briefly in 1996 then again from 1998 to 2004, Mr Vajpayee was admired even by prominent political foes.
  • Tough start makes Arsenal’s Emery evolution a slow burner

    Tough start makes Arsenal’s Emery evolution a slow burner

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    Cech questioned the "professionalism" on display and later received an apology from Leverkusen - but it appears he has retained the backing of Emery ahead of Saturday's trip to Stamford Bridge. Petr Cech can continue to start the match, I believe in him. "For me, what was most important was the players know the positive things we did in this game and also the things we need to improve on and work more for".
  • Barack Obama says Aretha Franklin 'helped us feel more human'

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    I adored her and worshipped her talent. The whole world will miss her but will always rejoice in her remarkable legacy. " Aretha , like Al Green, is one of the few artists who is universally accepted in the black church", Bil Carpenter, author of "Uncloudy Days: The Gospel Music Encyclopedia", told Religion News Service.