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Wenger responds to fans chanting 'spend the money' during Arsenal match

But Wenger said a recent initial worry that the England worldwide may have to be sidelined even longer turned out to be good news in the end. Drinkwater went down under a lunging challenge from Koscielny, who effectively bolstered the Arsenal rea...

AIBA reassigns executive director after judging probe

Meanwhile, AIBA announced yesterday that they had reassigned French executive director Karim Bouzidi to a new role. It said in a statement that Franco Falcinelli, AIBA's most senior vice-president and European Boxing Confederation president, wo...

Bruins Lose Jimmy Vesey Sweepstakes to NY Rangers

Vesey agreed to a contract with the Rangers on Friday, ending a full week - and offseason - of speculation on where the highly-coveted free agent would land. For now, the Rangers only have to worry about a $925,000 cap hit for Vesey in 2016-17. Th...

Simone Biles freaks out when crush Zac Efron surprises her

Just because she crushes the competition, doesn't mean she can't have a crush. Why doesn't he ever just turn up anywhere in our vicinity? American gymnast Simone Biles has as many Olympic and World Championship medals as she has years. It looks l...

Neymar, Brazil come out blazing in Olympic soccer semifinals

But, Neymar awkwardly fell on the play and the football superstar was taken off on a stretcher. "We don't want to disappoint the fans", Brazil midfielder Renato Augusto said. Manchester City's new £27 million (RM140 million) wonder kid Gabriel Jesu...

Phelps leaves Lochte in his wake one last time at Olympics

Lochte will be right next to him again, ranking second in 1:56.28. Joining them in the final will be Brazil's Thiago Pereira , who won a silver medal in the 400m IM at the 2012 London Olympics and 400m IM gold medalist Kosuke Hagino of Japan.

David Gold discusses Andre Ayew

Ayew, 26, was the club's record transfer when he joined from Swansea for a £20.5 million fee earlier this summer, having scored 12 Premier League for the Welsh club last season. On Wednesday, the club's head of medical and sports science, Stijn Vand...

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Rafael Nadal clinches record 10th French Open title

With the victory, Nadal now has 15 Grand Slam titles, one more than Pete Sampras and behind only rival Roger Federer on the all-time list. He claimed a second break moments...

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

Teams chasing those two squads may make up ground quickest with a veteran player they can only get through free agency or a trade, so that may have to wait until July. The 76ers wo...

FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

The Russian team played an overwhelming advantage throughout the match, creating a huge number of unsafe moments. Russian Federation remained composed against New Zealand in ...

Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU

On the base paths, LSU was hurt by its own poor choices and by a missed call on the umpires. In what we thought was going to be a close , tight game, top-seeded Oregon State...

Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

He was disappointed with the scoreline and urged his teammates to win the next game of the group. "Tomorrow we have a very important game with Russia", Santos said with a pained ...

Golden State Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Now, you may say: "So what?" "I can't believe it, but I have to", Durant said recently of where he is after a decade. Yes, they drafted wisely and built soundly. Just like he did...

Injured Frankie Dettori pulls out of Royal Ascot with arm injury

It's the most special five days, there are richer meetings but nowhere else has the history or the tradition. Strike The Tiger was running in the concluding Windsor Castle Stakes...

Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

This isn't like most Opens. The Offaly man posted a disappointing 74, which saw last year's runner-up move from one under to one over at the end of the second round. On every h...

US Open at a glance

Four others are within three shots as the third round winds down. Brain Harman has a one-shot lead at 12 under. Then he had a run of three birdies. Matsuyama, the world number ...

US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

He said he'll play a lot and work on his putting in advance of the British Open at Royal Birkdale next month. "If you look at this golf course and you talk to me, Jason or Rory, ...

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India wary of rejuvenated Pakistan: Kohli

India , however, does have an upper hand since Pakistan usually is on the losing side against India in ICC tournaments . Pakistan's fielding and catching was exceptional...

An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy

Koepka , a power-hitting U.S. Ryder Cup team member, said, "I'm pretty chill anyway". "I hope the moment will come as soon as possible". I guess I've just kind of always been tha...

Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

No one took advantage of Erin Hills like Fowler. Okay, the former Masters champion's 72 surely wasn't quite what he had in mind before teeing-off, but it could have been so much ...

Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

Kunitz opened the show with the first goal of the game, and then won it in double overtime when he took a pass from Crosby and knuckled his shot past Craig Anderson to send the P...

Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

Kerr's team set an National Basketball Association record for regular-season wins with 73 last season and returned to the Finals, but lost to Cleveland in seven games. On Wednesda...

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

They get to celebrate Curry , Klay Thompson, coach Steve Kerr , and Finals MVP Kevin Durant , who unlike the others will be in his first championship parade. "They want to tal...

Sarfraz happy to 'prove critics wrong' after historic win

Pakistan will now play the victor of Thursday's second semi between India or Bangladesh in Sunday's final at the Oval. Earlier, Pakistan bowlers led by Hasan Ali put up a...

Johnson on course, opens with a par

Dustin Johnson will start as favourite when the 117th US Open tees off here on Thursday, with forecasted rain expected to boost the world number one's big-hitting game at the ...

McGregor prohibited from elbowing, kicking Mayweather during fight

After the August 26 bout at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas , the talking point will revolve around the payouts, more than the quality of the 12-round fight. While some media outl...