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Sports This cup has to be mine, says Neymar
Author: 0 This cup has to be mine, says Neymar

Messi is running out of time to clinch the World Cup and silence critics whereas Neymar who is now 26-years still has a few more World Cups to work on. "I hope it is my cup". Sweden coach Janne Andersson named a 23-man squad on Tuesday that dashed the faint hopes of fans expecting to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic feature at Russian Federation 2018.

Sports Stage 11 from Assisi to Osimo
Author: 0 Stage 11 from Assisi to Osimo

I'm not very good in a sprint from a slow speed so I launched and I increased my speed as much as I could. "I need as many seconds as I can get so maybe I need to go for more bonus seconds". Just over 30km into the race Astana Pro's Luis Leon Sanchez (Spain), BMC Racing's Alessandro De Marchi (Italy), Androni Sidermec-Bottecchia's Fausto Masnada (Italy), Bardiani CSF's Mirco Maestri (Italy) and Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia's Alex Turrin (Italy) broke clear from the peloton.

Sports Alexander-Arnold makes England World Cup squad; Hart and Wilshere miss out
Author: 0 Alexander-Arnold makes England World Cup squad; Hart and Wilshere miss out

Southgate's number one goalkeeping choice for Russian Federation is sure to be broached on Thursday morning, along with questions on the captaincy and composition of his stand-by list. "When we pick young players, it's not just because they are young, it's because their performances deserve it". However, he has demonstrated regularly a capacity to think outside of the box when it comes to squad selection and tactics - none more so than when he fielded Kyle Walker as a centre-back against ...

Sports Celtics ace Smart hits out at 'dirty' Smith
Author: 0 Celtics ace Smart hits out at 'dirty' Smith

It's the reason why a forensic analysis of another Celtics win in the crucible of a conference finals against LeBron James has his fingerprints all over it. He turned the ball over the Cavs' first possession. It was his tenth of the playoffs and it gave Boston their biggest lead of the night. They wound up comfortable 107-94 winners and on the surface, look destined for an improbable Finals berth.

Sports Antoine Griezmann to Barcelona: Atletico Madrid star coy on transfer speculation
Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann to Barcelona: Atletico Madrid star coy on transfer speculation

He added that winning Europe's second-tier competition represented "more than a trophy - it's a victory for everything we stand for, for hard work and industry". They will receive €10.3 million in total for their run in the Europa League . Subs: Juanfran (on for Vrsaljko, 45) 7, Thomas Partey (on for Correa, 88) N/A, Fernando Torres (on for Griezmann, 90) N/A.

Sports David Moyes 'likely to leave West Ham United'
Author: 0 David Moyes 'likely to leave West Ham United'

The Daily Mail report that Fonseca travelled to the home of West Ham co-owner David Sullivan for a 75-minute discussion on Monday evening. The leading candidates to follow Moyes in the West Ham hotseat are as follows. Has Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez given hope to Everton and West Ham of signing him? However with West Ham looking at their options the Scot could decide to walk away and seek employment elsewhere.

Sports Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals his special India connect
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals his special India connect

Wenger has revealed that the long farewell to his reign as Arsenal manager has not been a completely enjoyable experience. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says the introduction of a European super league is "inevitable", and Premier League matches would be moved to midweek.

Sports Thomas Tuchel named as new PSG manager
Author: 0 Thomas Tuchel named as new PSG manager

He added: "I look forward to working with all these great players, all of whom are among the best on the planet ". Former Real Madrid attacker Robinho has given his opinion on Los Blancos' pursuit of Paris Saint- Germain star Neymar , according to report.

Sports Tepper expected to sign Panthers deal
Author: 0 Tepper expected to sign Panthers deal

But in the end, given the other National Football League owners needed to approve these new owners, they're set to unsurprisingly accept a bid from someone who is already in the National Football League owners club. Richardson was the first and only majority of the Panthers. He even got support from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft who said, "I'm a big fan of his".

Sports PM Modi to commence a visit to Russian Federation on May 21
Author: 0 PM Modi to commence a visit to Russian Federation on May 21

It said both the leaders will also discuss their respective national developmental priorities and bilateral matters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will become the first head of state to travel to Russian Federation since President Vladimir Putin took the oath of office for a fourth term last week.

Sports Draw Can Take Derby Past Fulham And On To Wembley
Author: 0 Draw Can Take Derby Past Fulham And On To Wembley

Having turned the tie in their favour Fulham looked for the goal that would have put it to bed and Kamara had the chance as he beat an on-rushing Carson to the ball, but instead of trying to score he shamelessly dived in an attempt to get the goalkeeper sent off and was the one who was shown a card.

Sports Mike D'Antoni: Rockets are 'obviously the underdog' against Warriors
Author: 0 Mike D'Antoni: Rockets are 'obviously the underdog' against Warriors

This, however, is not an ordinary season. For Golden State , getting Steph Curry back to full strength might just be the difference maker in who takes the cake in this series. Now they begin the series in Houston , which was so unusual to the Warriors that some players reportedly booked the wrong plane tickets for family members .

Sports Ashley 'hopes very much' that Benitez stays at Newcastle
Author: 0 Ashley 'hopes very much' that Benitez stays at Newcastle

Asked if he is expecting a summer bid for the central defender, who will line up against Chelsea on Sunday, Benitez said: "We are talking about a young centre-back, a young English centre-back". "On many occasions throughout the season they have been described as a Championship side, which I personally consider to be derogatory". Shearer reacted angrily, saying: "Copy and paste".

Sports Buttler serves Rajasthan Royals yet another crucial win — Twitter Reactions
Author: 0 Buttler serves Rajasthan Royals yet another crucial win — Twitter Reactions

In what would be an qualifier before the Play offs Mumbai Indians lock horns with Rajasthan Royals . Rajasthan Royals are also on 10 points from 11 matches and both sides know they would be playing a do-or-die match. Mumbai Indians will host Rajasthan Royals in the 47th match of IPL 2018 on May 13. All-rounders Jofra Archer (2-16) and Ben Stokes (2-26) both impressed for the Royals, though it was Dhawal Kulkarni who claimed the key wicket of Lewis, the West Indies global ...

Sports Bale gives Real Madrid selection headache
Author: 0 Bale gives Real Madrid selection headache

Bale burst onto Luka Modric's pass to smash home a low opener and scored a fantastic second, cutting in from the right, nutmegging Jonny Castro and shooting from a hard angle. Isco made it three two minutes later. Today was the last game at the Bernabéu and we did all we could to play well and win it. The capital club got off to a quick start in the local derby, as Koke collected Antoine Griezmann's pass and drove a low shot into the bottom corner to score his fourth goal of the ...

Sports Red Bull crash saga closed says Marko
Author: 0 Red Bull crash saga closed says Marko

Ricciardo said he struggled with his auto despite recording the fastest lap of the race by over six tenths of a second in the closing stages. Red Bull have had previous when it comes to team-mates colliding. Marko added: "They have to have enough brains that they don't get into a situation like that". "We don't have that power mode". Verstappen is happy with the call and the lack of team orders.

Sports Everton star wants Rooney to stay at Goodison Park
Author: 0 Everton star wants Rooney to stay at Goodison Park

The Washington Post, citing an unnamed source close to DC United, reported that the chances of Rooney coming to the USA capital are "50-50" and that no formal agreement had been reached. "As to clarity of whether Wayne is leaving or staying, I'll find out when he comes in for training today". "I don't get involved in anything with regards transfers, so all I know is there appears to be interest from D.C.

Sports UFC 224: Lyoto Machida Reminds Folks & Michael Bisping His Kicks
Author: 0 UFC 224: Lyoto Machida Reminds Folks & Michael Bisping His Kicks "Retire People"

They were clearly respectful of each other's finishing prowess, which was evident by the finish in the second round. In my opinion the first round definitely goes to Lyoto Machida for activity and landing the hook kick. It's another fight that could have happened and did not. "So, I want to thank you all, my family, I'm all right". It was a flawless result for the former light heavyweight champion, in front of a friendly crowd in Rio de Janeiro.

Sports F1: Hamilton clinches pole position for Spanish GP
Author: 0 F1: Hamilton clinches pole position for Spanish GP

But teammate Valtteri Bottas and Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel were sufficiently close to Hamilton's track-record lap of 1:16.173 to give the Briton some cause for concern. "I guess Kimi was in a bit of a different position and could choose whatever he wanted to do, so he explored trying to stay out". Ricciardo said he was frustrated with the gap to the front.

Sports Ron and Don: Lightning 'should be ashamed of themselves' after Game 1
Author: 0 Ron and Don: Lightning 'should be ashamed of themselves' after Game 1

The Capitals have already exposed some of Tampa's costly missteps and have managed to deny the Bolts the space that they devastate opponents with. We'll look to do that tomorrow. "And, we better have some desperation in our game". Another reason for Washington's success in this year's playoffs has been its No. 2-ranked power play, which connected for two goals in Game 1.

Sports Celtics star calls out LeBron before Game 1 Video
Author: 0 Celtics star calls out LeBron before Game 1 Video

The Celtics aren't going to be able to shake James' confidence. Now, facing off one another in the Eastern Conference Finals for the second year in a row with no Irving in the picture, this will be a much different series. "He's the best player in the game". "More than his game, he's a great kid", James said. "You dream about being able to play in big games in the National Basketball Association".

Sports Lewis Hamilton ends Sebastian Vettel's pole run at Spainish Grand Prix
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton ends Sebastian Vettel's pole run at Spainish Grand Prix

Obviously we had the change for everyone but I think they are a bit harder so for me it was pretty straightforward as I said because I was happier with the vehicle with that tyre. "I think overall the tyres this weekend are different". Commenting on his performance in qualifying Bottas said he felt good in the vehicle, and that his focus was on getting the maximum possible from the race.

Sports Klopp: Liverpool players could be remembered for 500 years with European glory
Author: 0 Klopp: Liverpool players could be remembered for 500 years with European glory

Mohamed Salah has refused to give up on the target of breaking Ian Rush 's Liverpool record for the most goals scored in a single season. It's the situation we have created in a very, very good way. They play Real Madrid in the final of the competition for this season but will want to wrap up a place in the top 4 of the domestic points table, when they welcome Chris Hughton's Brighton to Anfield on Sunday.

Sports Pochettino expects 'complicated' transfer window for Spurs
Author: 0 Pochettino expects 'complicated' transfer window for Spurs

The only question that comes to mind is, what now for the Spurs and their manager, Mauricio Pochettino? Spurs booked a third successive year in Europe's elite club competition despite playing in their temporary home of Wembley and being outspent by their main rivals.

Sports Atletico lash out at Barcelona over Griezmann pursuit
Author: 0 Atletico lash out at Barcelona over Griezmann pursuit

This situation is in conflict with France boss Didier Deschamps' wishes for all his players to have sorted out their transfer business before the World Cup begins. Griezmann has been strongly linked with a move to Camp Nou for much of the campaign after a switch to Manchester United failed to materialise a year ago.

Sports Alvaro Morata returns to Chelsea's starting lineup
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata returns to Chelsea's starting lineup

With 11 goals in 29 Premier League matches - and 15 in 45 across all competitions - the Spaniard has struggled after initially hitting the ground running as some Chelsea fans believe his time in England may end in disappointment after just one season.

Sports Pakistan, Ireland historic test begins in Dublin today
Author: 0 Pakistan, Ireland historic test begins in Dublin today

According to the ICC website, the team includes Ed Joyce , Paul Stirling, Kevin O'Brien, Niall O'Brien, Gary Wilson, Stuart Thompson, Tim Murtagh, Boyd Rankin, Andre Balbirnie, Andy McBrine, Tyrone Kane , Nathan Smith and James Shannon.

Sports Andres Iniesta gets unique farewell gift from Villarreal
Author: 0 Andres Iniesta gets unique farewell gift from Villarreal

But Lifan eventually came out and distanced themselves from the story , giving rise to reports about apparent interest in Iniesta from Japanese and Australian sides. But Miura said reports of a deal that could be worth as much as €25million per year are wide of the mark. "Honestly, that doesn't strike me as being realistic".

Sports Three injured in knife attack on South Africa mosque: Security company
Author: 0 Three injured in knife attack on South Africa mosque: Security company

He and a second victim are in a stable condition in hospital. According to News24 , at around 14:30 on Tuesday, the suspects arrived, parked their vehicle in a neighbour's driveway, and three men entered. Local media cited an emergency responder, Reaction Unit South Africa , as saying three attackers slit people's throats and fled. Witnesses at the scene claimed the men were Egyptian, and drove away in a Hyundai vehicle.

Sports Mets bat out of order in first against Reds
Author: 0 Mets bat out of order in first against Reds

With two outs, Asdrubal Cabrera cracked a double. Immediately, interim Reds manager Jim Riggleman jumped out of the dugout and went to the home plate umpire. Shockingly, given the success of hitters like Wilmer Flores , Cabrera, Jose Reyes and Frazier against LHP in previous seasons, the team's biggest weakness this season as an offense is their poor production versus left-handed pitching.

Sports Wozniacki, Muguruza exit, Halep in quarters of Madrid Open
Author: 0 Wozniacki, Muguruza exit, Halep in quarters of Madrid Open

The big-serving Canadian grabbed the first break of the match in the 11th game, and despite seeing Dimitrov fight back to force a decider, he closed out a 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 win. Shapovalov will next face world No. 22 Kyle Edmund of Britain, a 6-3, 6-3 victor over 10th-ranked David Goffin of Belgium. Women's singles top seed Simona Halep was among leading players to be beaten today at the Mutua Madrid Open in Caja Mágica.

Sports 5 takeaways from the Celtics shutting down the 76ers process
Author: 0 5 takeaways from the Celtics shutting down the 76ers process

Ben Simmons was a regular triple-double threat and emerged as a favorite to win rookie of the year. McConnell played the best basketball of his young career in Philly's playoff run. After sitting out most of the season with a shoulder injury, which messed up his jump shot, it seemed that Fultz was good to go. Of course , Embiid could have very easily have made those attempts, but he could have gone to the line to shoot two free throws to tie the game up as well.

Sports Rooney agrees 'deal in principle' to move to MLS
Author: 0 Rooney agrees 'deal in principle' to move to MLS

With Manchester United , Rooney was 2010 Footballer of the Year and won five Premier League titles. Wayne Rooney could be set for a remarkable switch to America with DC United . Rooney is the club's top scorer this season with 11 goals but, as an indicator of where he is and where the club's form is, he has not scored since December 18.

Sports Wenger's Arsenal legacy hard to match, says Reyes
Author: 0 Wenger's Arsenal legacy hard to match, says Reyes

Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has revealed ambitions to revive his career at the club after finding the net during the Foxes' 3-1 win against Arsenal . "From 2006 to 2015 was certainly the period where I needed to be the strongest and did the best job", he said. Control the animal that is inside you.

Sports David Price (hand) expects to start for Red Sox on Saturday
Author: 0 David Price (hand) expects to start for Red Sox on Saturday

It started Wednesday, after Price was scratched from a start against the Yankees with hand soreness, when a reporter asked Red Sox manager Alex Cora whether Fortnite had contributed to Price's issues. "I've always played it with my teammates, during the offseason, at the field, at the hotel. That's kind of my generation, that's what we do", he said.

Sports Warriors Head into Conference Finals as NBA Title Odds Favorites
Author: 0 Warriors Head into Conference Finals as NBA Title Odds Favorites

Gonzalez tweeted back to Acevedo. Houston will meet the victor of the series between Golden State and New Orleans, which the Warriors lead 3-1. The mouth-watering match-up is set, but Draymond Green , emotional lynchpin of the reigning National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors , says it will be business as usual against a Houston Rockets team created to dethrone them.

Sports West Brom relegated after Southampton win at Swansea
Author: 0 West Brom relegated after Southampton win at Swansea

A 4-0 defeat to champions Chelsea at The Hawthorns left them one point above the relegation zone and proved too much for the club's board, who sacked manager Tony Pulis two days later. By mid-February West Brom owner Lai Guochuan had seen enough. Defender Gibbs tweeted on Tuesday evening: "Horrible feeling to be relegated, especially after our recent form as a team!" "It's been a wild season on and off the pitch and has been a huge learning curve".

Sports Barca hold Madrid to remain unbeaten
Author: 0 Barca hold Madrid to remain unbeaten

The match at the Nou Camp ended 2-2 after a series of controversial decisions from referee Alejandro Hernandez Hernandez . Not Barcelona , not Real Madrid and not the supporters who'd paid hundreds of euros to witness the spectacle live.

Author: 0 Huddersfield safe, but Chelsea suffer blow to Champions League hopes

Antonio Conte's seized their chance to reduce the deficit between themselves and their top-four rivals after Chelsea FC were 1-0 winners against Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge. With Eden Hazard at his tantalising best, it was a well-balanced Chelsea display which secured a deserved win over the Reds. Ince sustained the injury during Huddersfield's 1-0 win over Watford in April and was sidelined for the club's last two league matches, including the 1-1 draw at champions Manchester ...

Sports Saints RB Ingram suspended four games
Author: 0 Saints RB Ingram suspended four games

Ingram has rushed for over 1,000 yards in back-to-back seasons and has registered 154 receptions over the past three seasons, including a career-high 58 in 2017. It provides Kamara with a huge chance to show the Saints, and other potential teams that he can be the man in their backfield. He did this alongside Alvin Kamara , who impressed as a rookie with 728 rushing yards and eight rushing touchdowns, leading the league with 6.1 yards per rush.

Sports Man Utd boss Mourinho ready to allow Martial leave
Author: 0 Man Utd boss Mourinho ready to allow Martial leave

Analysing the five-times champions chances of winning the World Cup this summer, Mourinho told ESPN Brazil : 'I like very much the basic structure of Brasil, its tactical and mentality. Lukaku started his journey with Chelsea in 2009 but he could not make an impact as he was loaned to West Brom after failing to score in 10 senior appearances.

Author: 0 Joel Embiid Roasted Terry Rozier About Their Confrontation During Game 4

Tempers flared in Game Four between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics and Joel Embiid was at the center of it all. "He tried to punch me twice". "To set the record straight I wake up every morning not anxious about nobody, no man on this earth". We were out there having fun. Now the series will shift back to Boston, where the Celtics' role players have played better throughout the postseason and where the crowd will be much less friendly to the Sixers.

Sports $18 Kentucky Derby Bet Pays $1.2 Million
Author: 0 $18 Kentucky Derby Bet Pays $1.2 Million

Entering the final turn, Justify took the lead and kept on going to the finish. "I was just in awe of the performance", he said. "Going into the race, my main concern really was just getting out of the gate", said Smith, who captured his second Derby.