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Sports Vivianne Miedema
Author: 0 Vivianne Miedema "It's unbelievable to be European Champions"

In fact, the Netherlands had never reached the finals of a major tournament, with their best finish coming in 2009 when they reached the semifinals of the European Championship. Arsenal forward Miedema provided a swift response and Lieke Martens of Barcelona - named player of the tournament after the match - netted from 20 yards out before the half-hour mark to put Oranje ahead.

Author: 0 Arsenal 1 -1 Chelsea: Gunners win Community Shield on penalties

As it turned out, Arsenal found a lifeline when Sead Kolasinac scored his first Arsenal goal from the subsequent set-piece. The last three Community Shield matches have been won by the previous season's FA Cup winners, with Arsenal winning in 2014 and 2015, and Manchester United past year.

Sports Silva 'would love' to have 'superstar' Mbappe at Man City
Author: 0 Silva 'would love' to have 'superstar' Mbappe at Man City

It is clear that the sale of Mbappe would be a hard hit for the club, especially after the departure of three essential players - Bernardo Silva , Benjamin Mendy and Tiémoué Bakayoko for over $1.6 million. Silva revealed that once he knew he was making the trip to the north west of England, he set about convincing the French defender to join him. Whilst Mendy may not be able to prove himself on the pitch, Manchester City fans are loving how things are going on social media.

Sports Girl's Softball Team Disqualified From Championship Game Due To Snapchat Post
Author: 0 Girl's Softball Team Disqualified From Championship Game Due To Snapchat Post

So learned a Virginia softball team about to take the national stage in the televised Junior League World Series, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The Atlee team's coach was not pleased with the decision. "It was a shock when we found out", Currie said. Though Currie and the Mardigians still don't feel the punishment fits the crime, they were grateful for the outpouring of community support they say has helped counterbalance the wave of negative attention the post and disqualification ...

Sports Olympic Legend Betty Cuthbert Has Passed Away
Author: 0 Olympic Legend Betty Cuthbert Has Passed Away

Cuthbert won the 100m and 200m double as a teenager at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics and returned after a brief retirement to claim the 400m title in Tokyo eight years later in the final race of her career. In 1985 Cuthbert was elected into the Australian Sports Hall of Fame. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull led tributes on social media calling the runner an "inspiration and a champion on and off the track".

Sports Southern Miss' Tori Bowie cuts through competition at world championships
Author: 0 Southern Miss' Tori Bowie cuts through competition at world championships

Ta Lou started well and looked set to win Ivory Coast's first world title in any event as she pulled away from the field but the big-striding Bowie came out of nowhere to close her down. Thompson does not even have the consolation of the 200m to aim for, her bemusement afterwards shared by the thousands of Jamaican supporters in the stadium who had come expecting a measure of payback for Bolt's great disappointment.

Sports Vasyl Lomachenko retains WBO super-featherweight title with Miguel Marriaga stoppage
Author: 0 Vasyl Lomachenko retains WBO super-featherweight title with Miguel Marriaga stoppage

Lomachenko began to land at will and toyed with Marriaga at times. "Anybody, anybody", Lomachenko said. "He was always looking down". Also on the ESPN was Raymundo Beltran's latest step into fighting for a world championship. He hurt Marriaga noticeably in the fifth and sixth rounds, and Marriaga finally couldn't keep his feet. "I never saw anything like this". "Other than that, I did everything by the plan".

Sports Farah upstages Bolt at worlds, and it took an unbelievable race
Author: 0 Farah upstages Bolt at worlds, and it took an unbelievable race

I knew they were going to come out and support. "It was one of the toughest races of my life", Farah said. Farah told ITV News he is now determined to win gold in the 5,000m on Saturday, August 12, and end his track career on a high. "To put that achievement into context, Haile Gebrselassie won six in a row at 10,000m, while Kenenisa Bekele's run of consecutive 5,000m and 10,000m Olympic and world titles ended at four".

Sports Sizzling Zverev takes fourth ATP title of the year
Author: 0 Sizzling Zverev takes fourth ATP title of the year

Alexander Zverev dropped his opening set at the Citi Open and had to survive a third-set tiebreaker to avoid an upset in the first round. And with two-time victor Novak Djokovic and defending champion Stan Wawrinka missing the US Open due to injury, Zverev must be a contender for the last slam of the year.

Sports Joshua's Promoter: The Plan is Pulev, Then Ortiz, Then Wilder
Author: 0 Joshua's Promoter: The Plan is Pulev, Then Ortiz, Then Wilder

Following his Klitschko's retirement, the World Boxing Association ordered Joshua to face Luis Ortiz and the International Boxing Federation ordered him to fight Kubrat Pulev. The Pulev mandatory was called some time ago and we already have signed correspondence that if it's not Klitschko then Pulev must be next. His second reign as world champion was ended in stunning fashion after he was shocked by Briton Fury in Dusseldorf in November 2015, though attempts to earn a rematch with the ...

Sports Gutsy Kim holds on to win first major at British Open
Author: 0 Gutsy Kim holds on to win first major at British Open

By the time Kim teed off, her lead had been whittled down to one stroke by the charging Park who went from two under to 10 under with a masterful display on the greens. "I didn't think starting the day that I would have a shot", said the 29-year old Florida-based Englishwoman. In truth, for all that the likes of Wie, Lexi Thompson, Stacy Lewis and Ewart Shadoff performed with something akin to distinction over the final 18 holes, each shooting under par-their play represented nothing more ...

Sports Kyle Busch tames Glen for third straight pole
Author: 0 Kyle Busch tames Glen for third straight pole

Busch, who won the Xfinity race on Saturday at The Glen, turned a fast lap of 126.925 miles per hour in the No. 18 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing to easily best Kyle Larson's No. The victory is his fourth this season, becoming the first driver to have done so, breaking a tie for the top spot with Jimmie Johnson . Down on power early in the race, he was forced to the garage with what the team described as a potential valve train problem.

Sports Falcons CB Jalen Collins gets second PED suspension, costs him 10 games
Author: 0 Falcons CB Jalen Collins gets second PED suspension, costs him 10 games

It's likely the Falcons have been working other cornerbacks into reps against the first- and second-team offense to prepare for life (10 regular season games) without Collins to start the season. The league said Collins, a cornerback, will be eligible to return to the active roster on Tuesday, Nov. 21, following the Seattle Seahawks' game. The Falcons drafted the former LSU standout in the second round (42nd overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft.

Sports Dodgers hammer Mets in homer-fest, 7-4
Author: 0 Dodgers hammer Mets in homer-fest, 7-4

The victory was the 43rd in the last 50 games for Los Angeles, the first team to go 43-7 during a 50-game stretch since the 1912 New York Giants. They have the best record when leading at any point. "Unfortunately I missed that, and started in 1926 with Murderer's Row ". Brandon Morrow (4-0) pitched a hitless sixth for the win. Rene Rivera had a ninth-inning homer for the Mets (49-59).

Sports Brewers Shut Out Rays Again 3-0
Author: 0 Brewers Shut Out Rays Again 3-0

The Brewers are 7-1 in their last six versus the American League East, and 7-1 in their last eight inter-league games. The Tampa Bay Rays have not scored in 20 innings, spoiling a pair of solid starts by their own pitchers, but manager Kevin Cash is not panicking at all.

Sports Conor McGregor's sparring partner quits, calling Mayweather build-up a 'fiasco'
Author: 0 Conor McGregor's sparring partner quits, calling Mayweather build-up a 'fiasco'

Malignaggi sensationally quit the McGregor camp as the UFC star prepares to take on Floyd Mayweather in a much anticipated clash on August 26. Speaking to ESPN , Malignaggi said: "Conor on the inside, he can get a little rough". "I ripped after Tuesday, I guess he didn't like getting kick in the behind so he posted pictures stupid on Thursday and jumped in the sparring that day".

Sports Alexis Sanchez will respect my decision, says Arsenal's Wenger
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez will respect my decision, says Arsenal's Wenger

Dembele has been linked with a move to Barcelona and Real Madrid . Chelsea , Bayern Munich and Monaco have also been linked with the Chile global, who cut a frustrated figure at times last season as Arsenal finished fifth. I want to see an ABBA penalty shootout. Having streaked to the title, Conte was seeking to emulate his compatriot Carlo Ancelotti by winning a league and FA Cup Double in his first maiden Chelsea season.

Sports Arsenal meets Chelsea in FA Community Shield this weekend
Author: 0 Arsenal meets Chelsea in FA Community Shield this weekend

Wenger also confirmed that he expects several players to leave the club before the end of the transfer window, with a squad of 33 listed on the back of Sunday's match programme. "It's hard to win it, but it is even more difficult to win it two times in a row". Tomorrow's game may be viewed by people as a friendly, but both teams will no doubt be looking for a win.

Sports Serena Williams Goes Back to Future With '50s Themed Baby Shower
Author: 0 Serena Williams Goes Back to Future With '50s Themed Baby Shower

Serena Williams and her fiancé Alexis Ohanian are slated to be married and welcome their first child in the fall. Serena had the flashiest look, complete with a canary-yellow poodle skirt and black-and-white saddle shoes. They even posed in front of a cherry red pickup truck that was parked outside the old school diner. She conducted a full interview with the publication about her pregnancy, revealing that she took a pregnancy test as a "joke" while training for the Australian Open in ...

Sports CoCo conquers CiCi: Vandeweghe returns to Stanford final
Author: 0 CoCo conquers CiCi: Vandeweghe returns to Stanford final

Aside from a distinct height advantage (6-foot-1 to 5-7) and an edge in experience (25 years old to Bellis' 18), Vandeweghe defines "easy power" as well as anyone in the women's game. The first service hold finally arrived upon us after Bellis unexpectedly held her serve to love comfortably, dictating play without any problems. Muguruza had impressed en route to the semi-finals of the California tournament as she sought to follow up her impressive Grand Slam success last month.

Sports Conte can't stop Hazard leaving Chelsea
Author: 0 Conte can't stop Hazard leaving Chelsea

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has had a number of public disagreements with the 28-year-old forward after apparently text messaging the star to say that he wasn't part of the manager's plans for the 2017/18 campaign. We have a small squad and I think only one player is not enough to improve our team. "I don't understand why a lawyer is getting involved, I don't understand this", Conte said in the press conference ahead of the Community Shield clash with Arsenal on Sunday (6 August).

Sports Cardinals president to the rescue for Kurt Warner's stranded family
Author: 0 Cardinals president to the rescue for Kurt Warner's stranded family

That's what makes a David Johnson, that's what makes a Kurt Warner , the people are a part of that process. "I was going through all these different routes and these different setbacks and I was just thinking to myself, 'Why couldn't I be the one to take that straight path?" Why he didn't go from starring in college to being drafted in the first round to locking down a starting job in the National Football League, just like so many others? And I had no plans of working in a grocery story.

Sports Mariners place Felix Hernandez on 10-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis
Author: 0 Mariners place Felix Hernandez on 10-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis

Hours before he was scheduled to take the mound in Saturday's contest against the Royals, Mariners' right-hander Felix Hernandez was placed on the 10-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis. He last played in the majors in 2015, having undergone and recovered from Tommy John surgery in the interim. Hernandez going on the disabled list won't help matters.

Sports 49ers notes: Shanahan fears Malcolm Smith injury is long term
Author: 0 49ers notes: Shanahan fears Malcolm Smith injury is long term

Smith attempted to stay in but had to leave the field soon after. Now that an opportunity has popped up with Smith's injury, the pressure will be on Foster to prove to the 49ers coaching staff he is ready and capable of stepping into the role of starting linebacker.

Sports MotoGP 2017: Marc Marquez on pole at Brno
Author: 0 MotoGP 2017: Marc Marquez on pole at Brno

While it was a dominant victory for Marquez, it didn't come easy - as tricky conditions and a poor option of starting tyres saw him drop from pole position into 8th on the second lap, as his soft wet rear tyre was a poor choice for the drying track.

Sports Liverpool end pre-season unbeaten with victory over Athletic Bilbao
Author: 0 Liverpool end pre-season unbeaten with victory over Athletic Bilbao

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he will do everything possible till the end of the transfer window (31 August) to secure new signings who can strengthen his squad. The Welsh underage worldwide scored the side's second goal. Liverpool travelled to Dublin with Philippe Coutinho , who had a back problem, Daniel Sturridge (groin), captain Jordan Henderson , who was rested as a precaution, and Adam Lallana, who is out for three months but does not require surgery to ...

Sports Mo Farah storms to 10000m gold at World Athletics Championships in London
Author: 0 Mo Farah storms to 10000m gold at World Athletics Championships in London

I got a bit emotional at the start and then I just had to get in the zone. In his last competitive outing in May, Boyce came a credible fourth at the European Race Walking Cup in the Czech Republic. He brought the crowd to their feet. BBC athletics commentator Steve Cram: "If he had only ever won this race tonight it would have been a phenomenal achievement, but it's another gold to add to his achievements".

Author: 0 'Business as usual' for Arsenal as Sanchez prepares for Wembley

Every day between now and the opening weekend of the 2017/18 Premier League campaign, we're looking ahead to the new term in our season countdown series. Wenger's numbers do not bear scrutiny. "You can not go into the season and think that", said Wenger, who explained why he did not even think it should be a route into the Champions League.

Sports Chelsea to challenge Man United in race to sign £90M star
Author: 0 Chelsea to challenge Man United in race to sign £90M star

Perhaps a bad omen, but he did join the club carrying an injury to begin with which caused a frustrating season for him but yet that first season at Madrid is the most defining season for him as a player, all from only two games. United also have Champions League football to lure the 28-year-old with this summer. That's unfair to any player, but Bale has proven himself a valuable contributor at Real Madrid , forming one-third of the "BBC" attacking trio with Ronaldo and Karim Benzema.

Sports Neymar feted in PSG stadium show, but misses league opener
Author: 0 Neymar feted in PSG stadium show, but misses league opener

The club's recruitment policy has gone increasingly wrong over the last few seasons as the Mirror highlight , and the players signed after their transfer ban have failed to make an impact to boot. With the move, Neymar is now the the most expensive player on the planet, not bad for being just 25 years old and still on the rise on the global scene.

Sports Carlo Ancelotti: Bayern's preseason no reason to worry after Super Cup win
Author: 0 Carlo Ancelotti: Bayern's preseason no reason to worry after Super Cup win

Christian Pulisic put Dortmund 1-0 ahead before Poland striker Robert Lewandowski equalised. Aubameyang and Ousmane Dembele both started for Dortmund , and there was also a spot in the final third for American worldwide Pulisic. In penalties, Kimmich and Sebastian Rode missed to leave things tied at 3 after the fourth round, and Marc Bartra missed the decisive penalty, with Sven Ulreich making his second save.

Sports Wimbledon champ Muguruza reaches semis at Stanford
Author: 0 Wimbledon champ Muguruza reaches semis at Stanford

She then broke Muguruza as they opened the second set with three straight service breaks, and when Keys then held she had a 3-1 lead. "Ana is such a powerful player and super young, I knew I had to be concentrated". "I think she served a little bit better and did less mistakes. made the match a little bit more equal". In the first career meeting between the two, No.6 seed Vandeweghe beat her 18-year-old opponent 6-3 6-1 to maintain an impressive run which has seen her win every set in this ...

Sports Adam Lallana to miss next three months with thigh injury
Author: 0 Adam Lallana to miss next three months with thigh injury

It could be a very fruitful campaign in front of goal for Liverpool this season. Lallana's issue is now confirmed however, with Klopp saying on Friday : " This is certainly not news we would have wanted ". Towering centre back Niklas Sule and midfield playmaker Sebastian Rudy both agreed to join Bayern midway through last season and they will both be extremely hard to replace.

Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif will come to Lahore via GT Road on Wednesday

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has shattered the dreams of his younger brother Punjab chief minister of becoming prime minister and of his nephew (Hamza) to take up the reins in Punjab. The minister will also be interacting with foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua, who is noted for her grasp and depth of understanding of all matters foreign and worldwide.

Sports Dolphins sackmaster Jason Taylor inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Dolphins sackmaster Jason Taylor inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

First-time eligible candidates such as Randy Moss and Ray Lewis are sure to get the call. The hard-hitting safety for the Seahawks and a member of the 1980s All-Decade Team played only seven seasons and 89 games. "She said, 'OK, come home , get a job , join the military or get your butt ready for practice'". Taylor was an undersized lineman from the University of Akron when Johnson picked him in the third round of the 1997 draft.

Sports These 4 former Bears have strong Hall of Fame resumes
Author: 0 These 4 former Bears have strong Hall of Fame resumes

Miami Heat legend Alonzo Mourning was part of the crowd watching Taylor make his speech and the defensive end acknowledged his presence. In his career, Taylor had eight interceptions for 100 yards and three touchdowns to go with a league record-tying 29 opponents' fumbles recovered, NFL record six touchdowns on fumble recoveries and three safeties.

Sports Van Dijk justified in trying to force move - Advocaat
Author: 0 Van Dijk justified in trying to force move - Advocaat

Virgil van Dijk has told Southampton he wants to leave - but will it be Chelsea or Liverpool? Southampton fans are unlikely to have been impressed with his very clear attempts to leave the club, with his reputation among the Southampton hierarchy seemingly tarnished beyond fix.

Sports Lions Down To 14 After Incredibly Dangerous Challenge In The Air
Author: 0 Lions Down To 14 After Incredibly Dangerous Challenge In The Air

They made light of the travel and the altitude at Ellis Park this morning, but were helped enormously by the red card to Lions flanker Kwagga Smith two minutes before halftime . The decision by referee Jaco Peyper silenced the capacity crowd of 62,000 but it was the right one, Smith dangerously taking out Crusaders fullback David Havili in the air.

Sports Latest Thomas Lemar Rumours, Riyad Mahrez Wants Move
Author: 0 Latest Thomas Lemar Rumours, Riyad Mahrez Wants Move

However, Monaco's move could in fact tempt Wenger to sell. Barcelona are threatening to challenge the likes of Arsenal , Liverpool and Manchester City in the race to sign Thomas Lemar this summer, following the departure of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain.

Sports Mbappe to return in two or three days after 'not serious' injury
Author: 0 Mbappe to return in two or three days after 'not serious' injury

And Zidane appears to be looking less optimistic ahead of a defence of their La Liga and Champions League titles, admitting they have problems to "work out" ahead of Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup tie against United . "We are discussing an extension with Kylian". "It is true that we have lost important players, but I think the recruitments we have made are of great quality and should help us achieve our objectives", insists coach Bruno Genesio.

Sports Nationals-Cubs series preview: An advance look at a potential postseason matchup
Author: 0 Nationals-Cubs series preview: An advance look at a potential postseason matchup

Arch-nemesis Daniel Murphy cranked a pair of home runs against Kyle Hendricks , and the Nationals rebooted bullpen did its job to mute the crowd of 41,396, sending the Cubs to their third straight loss. After Baez cut the lead to one in the seventh with his 15th home run, Brandon Kintzler got the final two outs of the inning. Anthony Rendon hit a sacrifice fly against Carl Edwards Jr.in the eighth.

Sports Pirates Acquire Sean Rodríguez, Claim George Kontos
Author: 0 Pirates Acquire Sean Rodríguez, Claim George Kontos

The 32-year-old veteran missed more than three months after suffering a shoulder injury in a January auto accident. The Pittsburgh Pirates were busy on Saturday afternoon besides making the trade for Sean Rodriguez . The Pirates also claimed reliever George Kontos off waivers from the San Francisco Giants. To make room on the 40-man roster for Rodriguez and Kontos, the Pirates designated reliever Jhan Mariñez and Class AAA outfielder Danny Ortiz for assignment.

Sports Britain's Mo Farah wins 10000m gold at IAAF World Championships
Author: 0 Britain's Mo Farah wins 10000m gold at IAAF World Championships

Second to him was Joshua Cheptegei who clocked 26:49.94 in the end followed by Paul Tanui in 26:50.60. Despite his injuries, Farah insists he is fit and itching to run in heats of the 5,000m on Wednesday as he attempts to double up at a major championships yet again.

Sports Community Shield betting preview: Arsenal v Chelsea
Author: 0 Community Shield betting preview: Arsenal v Chelsea

Luckily for Arsenal , manager Arsene Wenger revitalized his side through a system change from a 4-3-2-1 to a modern 3-4-2-1, with Granit Xhaka and Aaron Ramsey forming a pivotal partnership in midfield as the new system allowed them more freedom.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger reiterates Alexis Sanchez will remain at Arsenal

He was originally meant to return to first team training on Sunday, but when he posted a picture on his Instagram account revealing that he was sick, rumours about his imminent departure from Arsenal spread like wildfire. Sanchez missed Arsenal's pre-season tour of Australia and China, as well as last weekend's Emirates Cup tournament, as he rested following global duty at the Confederations Cup.

Author: 0 Five questions ahead of Community Shield

Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez will stay with the English Premier League (EPL) club for the upcoming football season. Antonio Conte has made it clear that it is an official game and hinted that his team are still hurting from their defeat in the FA Cup . The last time these two sides were in the Community Shield was in 2015 - Arsenal winning 1-0 thanks to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's strike.

Sports Giants call up Pablo Sandoval, place Brandon Belt on disabled list
Author: 0 Giants call up Pablo Sandoval, place Brandon Belt on disabled list

Still, Groeschner and Bruce Bochy immediately pulled Belt from the game. There was a lot of concern for Belt following the game given his extensive concussion history. The unfortunate reality in sports is that the show must go on. Sandoval signed with the Giants on July 22, eight days after being designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox .

Sports Logano Needs Watkins Glen Win
Author: 0 Logano Needs Watkins Glen Win

This year, he has competed in eight Xfinity Series races. Earnhardt knows this, and he's had plenty of winless seasons in the past, but he, understandably, wants to go out with a win in his a year ago - whether or not he makes the playoffs.