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DeMar DeRozan won't play in NBA's Africa game after trade

DeMar DeRozan won't play in NBA's Africa game after trade It showed when I went out there and played. "Like, c'mon. Two days prior, it was asked, 'Is anything going on?' If it is just let me know because the rumours keep coming up", the 28-year old asked before the trade was completed. The 10-year veteran will use the time instead to prepare for his transition to San Antonio following the blockbuster trade that sent him to the Alamo City and Kawhi Leona... [Full Article...]

Furious Serena hits out at doping-test 'discrimination'

American tennis player Serena Williams is not pleased about getting more drug tests than her competitors. One time she told me, 'If you take your opportunities, more will come'. As part of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's "intelligent" out-of-competition testing program, it is not unusual for top athletes - those who have had sustained success in their sport - to be tested more often than others. [Full Article...]

Kawhi Leonard To Miss USA Basketball Minicamp For This Reason

Kawhi Leonard To Miss USA Basketball Minicamp For This Reason Green revealed in a podcast on Tuesday that he had been dealing with a torn groin muscle . After some time, it healed. But, he added, the club "did a great job" and "did everything they could" when it learned of the injury. However, that reunion will have to be pushed down the road, as Chris Haynes of ESPN reports Leonard has chose to pass on attending the camp as he gets used to life as a Ra... [Full Article...]

Common Defends Serena Williams' Claims Of Drug Testing "Discrimination"

Common Defends Serena Williams' Claims Of Drug Testing And it's that time of the day to get "randomly" drug tested and only test Serena. "As a black woman, do you think she's getting discriminated against? YES. Venus is now ranked World No.14, and is a five-time Wimbledon champion as well as twice victor of the US Open. "Tennis has given me so much. I feel like equality, that's all I've been preaching, it's all about equality", Williams continued. [Full Article...]

Rob Green having medical ahead of surprise move to Chelsea

Rob Green having medical ahead of surprise move to Chelsea Rob Green will undergo a medical on Wednesday ahead of a transfer to Chelsea, according to reports. Green has made almost 300 appearances in the Premier League at numerous different clubs. During that campaign, Green more than proved his credentials, conceding just 47 times and keeping 15 clean sheets. His move to Chelsea comes amid doubts over Thibaut Courtois' future with the Londoners wit... [Full Article...]

Unai Emery wants 'style and personality' at Arsenal

Unai Emery wants 'style and personality' at Arsenal Unai Emery has already signed two new midfielders with Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi arriving this summer along with goalkeeper Bernd Leno, centre-back Sokratis and right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner as the Spaniard overhauls the squad he inherited from Arsene Wenger . [Full Article...]

French farmers bring Tour de France to standstill with protest

French farmers bring Tour de France to standstill with protest At one point it looked like going the other way, with Froome following an attack by LottoNL-Jumbo's Roglic midway up the climb, leaving Thomas to sit on the wheel of Dumoulin as the Dutchman worked to shut down the move. Police are understood to have used the unknown substance in a bid to disperse a group of farmers demonstrating during Stage 16 of the race. As he went backwards, Thomas stuck on... [Full Article...]

Transfer: Andre Schurrie signs for London-based Premier League club

Transfer: Andre Schurrie signs for London-based Premier League club Germany global Schurrle spent two years with Chelsea, who signed him from Bayer Leverkusen in 2013 and later sold him to Wolfsburg. He spent a season and a half at Stamford Bridge before returning to the Bundesliga with Wolfsburg in February 2015. [Full Article...]

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry set to manage Aston Villa

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry set to manage Aston Villa Aston Villa have confirmed that Steve Bruce will remain as manager of the Sky Bet Championship club. The ex-Arsenal striker has been bitten by the management bug since becoming Belgium assistant manager under Roberto Martinez, with whom he guided the Red Devils to third at the recent World Cup in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Chelsea manager Emma Hayes on The Best FIFA Women's Coach award shortlist

Chelsea manager Emma Hayes on The Best FIFA Women's Coach award shortlist Similarly vying for the honour are World Cup winners Antoine Griezmann , Kylian Mbappe and Raphael Varane as well as tournament Golden Ball recipient Luka Modric . The Portuguese scored 54 goals in 54 games in all competitions, spearheading Real Madrid's triumph in the Champions League and the Fifa Club World Cup. [Full Article...]

Timing of Zach Smith firing leaves questions for Urban Meyer, Ohio State

Timing of Zach Smith firing leaves questions for Urban Meyer, Ohio State No, Meyer won't be fired, but he could receive a minor punishment from Ohio State following this news, especially since it makes him look like someone who condones this behavior. Meyer did not elaborate on whether that incident is why Smith's contract was terminated on Monday. Meyer said the decision was a " tough call " but added that "it was in the best interest of our team". [Full Article...]

Zidane, Valverde, Simeone and Guardiola among nominees for FIFA's The Best coach

Zidane, Valverde, Simeone and Guardiola among nominees for FIFA's The Best coach While Stanislav Cherchesov, Gareth Southgate and Roberto Martinez have been credited for their success with Russia, England and Belgium respectively. Diego Simeone took Atletico Madrid to Europa League glory, the Spanish side beating Marseille 3-0 in France. The top three will appear at a show in London on the 24th September where the victor will receive his award. [Full Article...]

Egypt's Mohamed Salah nominated for Federation Internationale de Football Association best player award

Egypt's Mohamed Salah nominated for Federation Internationale de Football Association best player award Then FIFA and the Ballon d'Or had a breakup and the world football governing body made a decision to create their own award, very literally titled 'The Best'. Ronaldo, who has won this honour in both years of its existence, is once again nominated, but faces arguably his toughest challenge yet, following so many impressive performances in Russian Federation, according to Soccernet. [Full Article...]

Riders hit by tear gas on Tour de France

Riders hit by tear gas on Tour de France Froome said he was grateful the race had been neutralised to allow riders to recover. The race continued after the brief hiatus. Dumoulin and Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) will be watched likes hawks, while their time trialing skills could see them try and stretch the yellow jersey. [Full Article...]

Kevin Love Agrees To Four-Year, $120M Extension With Cavaliers

Kevin Love Agrees To Four-Year, $120M Extension With Cavaliers According to Woj, the Cavaliers arranged an impromptu signing ceremony for Love at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland today, where team employees and arena construction workers would witness Love signing his deal. With James now out of the picture in Cleveland, Love is clearly the biggest name left on the Cavaliers. Love (6-10, 251) was an NBA All-Star this past season, appearing in 59 games... [Full Article...]

Germany treatment of Mesut Ozil 'unacceptable' - Turkey president Erdogan

Germany treatment of Mesut Ozil 'unacceptable' - Turkey president Erdogan Ozil said the meeting did not amount to any endorsement of Erdogan's policies and added that they had discussed football. "This can not be tolerated", Erdogan said, quoted by state TRT Haber broadcaster. Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand, capped 81 times by England, laconically tweeted his support for the Arsenal player, with the word " Respect " quoting a tweet of Ozil's statement. [Full Article...]

Steve Johnson, Ramukmar Ramanathan advance to Hall of Fame final

Steve Johnson, Ramukmar Ramanathan advance to Hall of Fame final It was the first ATP final for Ramanathan. Ramanathan will now take on American Tim Smyczek in the semi-finals clash which is scheduled to be held on July 21. "He's seen me when I was (ranked) 200 and losing first rounds of challengers, questioning playing tennis and now he's seen me winning titles and finals of 500s", Johnson said. [Full Article...]

British Open TV ratings soar after Sunday run by Tiger Woods

British Open TV ratings soar after Sunday run by Tiger Woods Spieth, who started the day in a three-way share of the lead with Kisner and Shauffele, crashed with a 76 to wind up equal ninth a further stroke back with USA countrymen Tony Finau (71) and last year's runner-up Matt Kuchar (72). "He's healthy. I wouldn't say we're anxious about him, but he's one of those guy that's always in with a shot". I call it the Francesco attitude - and with that he can... [Full Article...]

Fiat Chrysler names new CEO to replace ailing Marchionne

Fiat Chrysler names new CEO to replace ailing Marchionne Marchionne was credited with rescuing Fiat and Chrysler from bankruptcy after taking the Italian carmaker's wheel in 2004. "If you haven't got anything to say, don't have a press conference not to say it", was one of his most famous adages. [Full Article...]

Man City goalkeeper Joe Hart open to going overseas for "important" role

Man City goalkeeper Joe Hart open to going overseas for Mahrez had always been linked with a move to Etihad Stadium, with a January switch failing to materialise. Pep Guardiola has said Manchester City raised the level of the Premier League last season and it will be impossible to break the records his team set in their title-winning campaign . [Full Article...]


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