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West Ham signs Arnautovic from Stoke for club-record fee

He will join Stoke's Marko Arnautovic , who is also set to complete a medical this week ahead of his move to West Ham too. Marko Arnautovic playing for Stoke City against West Ham United a year ago. In the way we play at Old Trafford , in the way we dominate opponents in the way we play in their box, I think Chicharito would have 20 goals easy. Read More

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Benjamin Mendy Set For £52m Move To Eastlands

Benjamin Mendy Set For £52m Move To Eastlands

These are the claims in French newspaper L'equipe , who claim that the long proposed deal to Mendy from Monaco to Manchester is finally close to being complete after finally agreeing a deal with the French Champions. The French global was a pivotal part of his side's Ligue 1 title success last season, and it's claimed that it has taken four bids from City to finally land their man after seeing a €50m offer rejected on Thursday. Read More

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Crowd jeers Chris Froome as he starts Marseille TT

Crowd jeers Chris Froome as he starts Marseille TT

Colombian rider Rigoberto Uran moved to second place in the general classification , 54 seconds behind Froome, after Frenchman Romain Bardet cracked and dropped to third overall, according to provisional results. Froome´s road captain Luke Rowe has been the lantern rouge - the last man in the Tour - for much of the second half of the race. The setting could not be any more picturesque in Marseille with a course that traces the Old Port, the Corniche and even goes past the Notre Damme de ... Read More

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O'Meara shocker starts British Open golf

O'Meara shocker starts British Open golf

Can he keep it up through three more days of British Open action? World number one Dustin Johnson, four-times major champion Rory McIlroy and American Phil Mickelson, runner-up to Stenson previous year, were among the late starters. Spieth sprinkled the course with his huge talent, as with his approach shot to the diabolical No. 6 and his up-and-down from a bunker on No. 16. "This is risky", he said to his caddie. Read More

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Lawyers demand Nawaz Sharif step down - Newspaper

Lawyers demand Nawaz Sharif step down - Newspaper

Hussain Nawaz, while speaking to media blamed JIT once again for not including these documents in the report. "We have been waiting for them since day one to come forward and provide the money trail", he said, adding that the court would decide the case on the basis of evidence and that it was not bound by the findings of the JIT. Read More

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Gunners in late win over Bayern

Gunners in late win over Bayern

Both Ozil and Lacazette were lively from the off but it was Bayern superstar Robert Lewandowski who broke the deadlock with a calmly converted penalty inside ten minutes. Bayern, meanwhile, plays AC Milan in Shenzhen. The Chile forward is a prime target for Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, with his desire being to join the former. Read More

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Chicago White Sox Trade Phase all but completed

Chicago White Sox Trade Phase all but completed

Todd Frazier is not by any means a bad baseball player; he's a very good one. Late Tuesday night Headley, though limited in his experience at first, said he would be willing to play there. While Frazier , 31, is having a down year by his standards, his.761 OPS is more than respectable and would represent a significant upgrade over the production the Yankees have been getting at first (.686) and third base (.685). Read More

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USA to offer 15000 extra temporary worker visas this year

USA to offer 15000 extra temporary worker visas this year

To qualify for the additional visas , petitioners must attest, under penalty of perjury, that their business is likely to suffer irreparable harm if it can not employ H-2B nonimmigrant workers during fiscal year 2017. While he was still serving in the Senate, Attorney General Jeff Sessions previous year sent a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee asking them not to dramatically increase the number of H-2B visas as the House had done in a temporary spending bill. Read More

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Why OJ Simpson is expected to be paroled this week

Why OJ Simpson is expected to be paroled this week

Simpson was sentenced in December 2008 to 33 years in prison with a minimum of nine years before he would be eligible for parole. If all goes the way Simpson is hoping, he could be released as early as October 1 . Scotto and Simpson have known each other for years. The four board members considering Simpson's case can free him by a simple majority vote. "O.J. Read More

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Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather Verbally Spar

Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather Verbally Spar

The two are in the middle of promoting their fight on 26 August and were at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, though technical difficulties saw it begin in the worst way possible. "I don't think they're going to come but he'll be watching". "If you zoom in on the pinstripe it says F*** you". Floyd Mayweather Sr., however, told TMZ he didn't feel the comment was racially motivated, instead just standard promotion fare. Read More

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Djokovic clash with Mannarino postponed until Tuesday

Djokovic clash with Mannarino postponed until Tuesday

The Halep-Konta match was in the third set. Got a few of them. Lewis also offered a staunch defence of the condition of the grass courts at Wimbledon after several players criticised the surface as not up to scratch. I've actually watched that back quite a few times - I don't know why. "I didn't feel it was unsafe but I felt like it was very soft and slow". "Getting to the stadiums is a challenge so three matches on Centre and One works for us". Read More

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Gold Cup contenders banking on youth

Gold Cup contenders banking on youth

Mexico will have to play up to six games to retain the Gold Cup in the USA, starting on Sunday against El Salvador in San Diego. Last Saturday, the 65-year-old certainly liked what he saw in the 1-0 friendly win over Ghana as three players made their US debuts and two (forward Dom Dwyer and midfielder Kellyn Acosta ) scored their first global goals . Read More

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Hamilton handed five-grid penalty

Hamilton handed five-grid penalty

Both the McLarens were into Q2, with Daniil Kvyat behind them and Nico Hülkenberg qualifying 11th. Today it is still hard to judge, but the auto is very good and we made some improvements. "From what I've seen on the pre-race strategy notes, that kind of plan is not on those notes", he said. If I did think RedBull where going to race well I may be inclined to look a podium finish at the 5/2, 11/4 mark. Read More

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India and China trade war threats amid border stand-off

India and China trade war threats amid border stand-off

Donglong, the Chinese name of Doka La, is indeed a plateau where the three borders of India, China and Bhutan resides and hence the matter become a three-party one. The region seems to be witnessing quite a few unusual activities of Chinese warships and the vessel deployed in the Indian Ocean is a Yuan class conventional diesel-electric submarine. Read More

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Mexico vs. Portugal in Confederations Cup third-place match

The biggest difference between then and now is that Portugal has given permission to Cristiano Ronaldo to leave the team as he welcomed twins. Silva then struck his first worldwide goal after a handball inside the box on 104 minutes, while both sides finished with 10 men as Nelson Semedo was dismissed for Portugal before Raul Jimenez saw red for Mexico . Read More

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Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon warmup tournament in Eastbourne

Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon warmup tournament in Eastbourne

For the 30-year-old number one seed, it is only his third final of the season and he has achieved it comfortably by not dropping a set throughout, including his 6-4 6-4 semi-final victory over Russian Daniil Medvedev . The world No. 4 begins against Martin Klizan and will hope to put the woes of the past 12 months behind him and look to add to his three Wimbledon crowns. Read More

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Injured Konta out of Eastbourne, doubt for Wimbledon

Johanna Konta made her third consecutive quarterfinal at the Aegon International in her hometown of Eastbourne, battling past French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 in a thrilling third round contest. I came through a very tough day yesterday. "(But) as far as my performance goes, I'm pleased with how I fought back and got myself back into the match". Read More

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Yankees put Matt Holliday on DL

Yankees put Matt Holliday on DL

He is 3-0 lifetime versus the White Sox. "I don't think it's that bad", said Castro, who also had a hamstring injury last season, but said past injuries were worse. He flew back to NY for further evaluation. On Wednesday evening, center fielder Dustin Fowler was pulled from Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's game at Syracuse, prompting speculation that he might be the latest rookie on his way to join the Yankees for Thursday's series finale at Guaranteed Rate Field. Read More

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Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award

Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award

Westbrook led Oklahoma City to 47 wins and the sixth seed in the Western Conference after Kevin Durant left the Thunder and signed with the Golden State Warriors as a free agent. Westbrook joined Oscar Robertson as the only other player to average a triple-double for a season. In what was always expected to be a tight race, with a handful of worthy candidates, Westbrook earned 69 of 100 first-place votes, dominating that category. Read More

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Late Home-Runs Help Twins Win Over Cleveland

Late Home-Runs Help Twins Win Over Cleveland

The game was set up for the Indians to end Mejia's night with one big blow. But Jason Castro doubled to left field, scoring Escobar and Rosario to give Minnesota a 2-0 lead. Cleveland is also 8-1 in Tomlin's last nine Sunday starts, and 2-6 in Tomlin's last eight starts. Rickard scored on a sacrifice fly by Adam Jones. His playing time at first base (21 innings), left field (seven innings) and third base (one inning) furthers his contributions as a flexible option off the bench. Read More

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