• Working on Bringing Olympics to Los Angeles — Trump
Working on Bringing Olympics to Los Angeles — Trump

If Tuesday's vote passes as expected, the Bach-chaired IOC executive board could be empowered to broker a future deal on picking the 2024 host ahead of a Sept. SuperSport has acquired pay TV media rights in Sub-Saharan Africa for the next two Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games. Candidates can also expect closer IOC collaboration, expert adv...

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  • Chelsea still interested in Napoli star despite Rudiger signing
Chelsea still interested in Napoli star despite Rudiger signing

The fee sees the Germany international become the seventh most expensive signing in the club's history and marks the highest fee they have paid for a defender. Chelsea's Technical Director Michael Emenalo said: "We are pleased to be able to bring in a player of proven quality who adds to our defensive options".

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  • Wimbledon stars align for Roger Federer as Rafael Nadal bows out — WATCH
Wimbledon stars align for Roger Federer as Rafael Nadal bows out — WATCH

He would have to win a Grand Slam in 2019 to beat Rosewall's record. "It's always a good feeling". I've done that again. "I struggled to find the right rhythm at the start of the game but never panicked", Federer said. Now 26 and seeking his first win against Federer in six matches, Dimitrov sought to up the pace in the second set. Andy M...

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  • Kyle Freeland Nearly Pitches No-Hitter
Kyle Freeland Nearly Pitches No-Hitter

Freeland was trying to throw the second no-hitter in Coors Field history. "Two-seam fastball. I hope it's 91 mph with action". "It's frustrating for everybody". Nideo Nomo threw a no-hitter at Coors Field in 1996. It's very tough to separate. "It's frustrating for him", manager Rick Renteria said. I can see it.

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  • Manchester United bound Romelu Lukaku says joining 'biggest club in the world'
Manchester United bound Romelu Lukaku says joining 'biggest club in the world'

If Rooney had other few options, Everton, equipped with a big budget, did. Rooney said he's been wearing Everton pyjamas for the past 13 years - and the fans love it. He is flexible enough to flourish on the left flank. Gerrard departed Liverpool to continue operating as a key man at LA Galaxy while Lampard moved on to New York City, although...

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  • Watch Lewis Hamilton snub handshake with Sebastian Vettel in awkward F1 interview
Watch Lewis Hamilton snub handshake with Sebastian Vettel in awkward F1 interview

All ten cars were back on the track with 90s left. Sainz remained in the car for a number of minutes trying to restart the car before he was pushed to safety by marshals, with the team able to recover the car and fix it in order to complete more running.

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  • PlayerWatch: Boston Red Sox
PlayerWatch: Boston Red Sox

Fantasy Impact That the X-Rays were negative is great news for Bogaerts, but it sounds like he is still pretty sore and is dealing with some swelling in that hand. "I just didn't execute. He got a couple of key ground balls with it tonight". A 2.37 ERA in his last three starts is encouraging, as his 21:3 K:BB ratio.

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  • Tour de France: Stop abuse over Peter Sagan, says Mark Cavendish
Tour de France: Stop abuse over Peter Sagan, says Mark Cavendish

On the downside is Froome's failure to repeat his 2012 stage win and that , more importantly, whilst key rivals like Nairo Quintana , the triple Tour podium finisher, appeared to be struggling, other climbers like Aru have quickly filled any power vacuum.

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  • Man United still confident Lukaku coming, Rooney going - sources
Man United still confident Lukaku coming, Rooney going - sources

The 24-year-old is currently in America, where he has been holidaying and training with his friend Paul Pogba , who has unsurprisingly been trying to convince him to join him at Old Trafford . Why, for that matter, is Willy Caballero - a reserve goalkeeper secured under freedom of contract following his release at Manchester City - still the only...

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  • Germany back atop FIFA rankings with Confederations Cup win — Soccer
Germany back atop FIFA rankings with Confederations Cup win — Soccer

At the end of the day, all in solitude in your room, what thoughts come back? (In) Colombia , the players are playing in lower divisions. Zambia on Wednesday thumped Tanzania 4-2 in the semi-finals at the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Senior Challenge Cup in Rustenburg, South Africa.

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  • Sandro, Rudiger pursuits show Chelsea not content resting on their laurels
Sandro, Rudiger pursuits show Chelsea not content resting on their laurels

Antonio Conte is ready to go. Chelsea are back in the Champions League for next season and therefore will need to increase their squad size in order to be competitive on all fronts. The Belgian is certain to leave Goodison Park this summer but his destination remains shrouded in mystery. For a club that cruised so comfortably to last season...

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  • Everton: No deal yet for Lukaku
Everton: No deal yet for Lukaku

The bid, according to the BBC , is believed to be in the $75 million range. But Sky Sports' Jim White soon quashed those rumours by revealing that reports of a £75m fee being agreed between both clubs were "incorrect". He signed a five-year contract with Chelsea in 2011 but found it difficult to get regular first team action and ended his time...

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  • Celtics' Marcus Smart to Knicks — NBA trade rumors
Celtics' Marcus Smart to Knicks — NBA trade rumors

The extra year overseas seemed to do a lot of good for Zizic as he improved both offensively and defensively. One of the biggest names that was on the NBA market this summer was former Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward . The 2016-17 season also saw him getting selected to his first All-Star game in his NBA career. The deal also includes a p...

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  • Golden State Warriors: Omri Casspi is a solid signing
Golden State Warriors: Omri Casspi is a solid signing

The Vertical first reported that Porter had agreed to sign a four-year, $106 million offer sheet with the Nets. Granted, this isn't exactly heroic given that Durant has earned more than $135 million over his 10-year career. Essentially, they can ask him to do everything Anthony Morrow struggled with last season. However, it is shocking t...

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  • Evan Gattis starting at catcher for Houston on Wednesday
Evan Gattis starting at catcher for Houston on Wednesday

Would you believe the Braves and Chicago Cubs (41-41) are separated by a mere half-game in the wild card race? "It's nice to see when good things happen to the good guys". The loss ruined the return of Atlanta's Freddie Freeman , who came back after spending 44 games on the disabled list with a fractured left wrist. It was initially feared that ...

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  • Logan Morrison: Gary Sanchez Doesn't Belong In Home Run Derby
Logan Morrison: Gary Sanchez Doesn't Belong In Home Run Derby

The Yankees catcher missed a month of the season on the DL and has just 13 home runs this year, the fewest of any of the participants. Girardi said the Yankees still do not know exactly what ails designated hitter Matt Holliday, who has been on the DL since June 25 with a viral infection.

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  • Alvaro Morata's £60m move to Manchester United 'to be announced this week'
Alvaro Morata's £60m move to Manchester United 'to be announced this week'

With Asensio lacking the experience to lead from the front, Morata would be a safety net in case Real are unable to bring in a world class forward. Marca reports that Ribalta's influence on Morata was further underscored recently when he featured prominently in the organisation of the striker's wedding in Venice.

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  • Kevin Durant agrees to 2-year deal with Warriors — AP Source
Kevin Durant agrees to 2-year deal with Warriors — AP Source

That's why they could bring in JaVale McGee and Matt Barnes. That said, Young is coming off of a great comeback season. But actions don't lie - this is his truth. And because of that, the Warriors aren't going anywhere. Young is expected to provide depth for the talent-rich Warriors, who have won two of the last three NBA titles.

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  • Andrew Benintendi brings the fireworks — Boston Red Sox
Andrew Benintendi brings the fireworks — Boston Red Sox

In Denver, Homer Bailey pitched six solid innings for his first win since last August, Billy Hamilton had a two-out, two-run single after missing a game with a bothersome back and Cincinnati beat the Rockies. Price's new policy is to speak to the media only after he pitches, which is his prerogative, but it also is unfortunate, considering he's bri...

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  • Nick Kyrgios retires hurt as Venus breaks down at Wimbledon
Nick Kyrgios retires hurt as Venus breaks down at Wimbledon

So much for the idea that Stan Wawrinka might be able to complete a career Grand Slam at Wimbledon this year. Two-time Grand Slam winner Azarenka, playing her first major since giving birth in December, eventually got on court late in the day and slogged through a three-set victory, but she criticised the All England Club's decision not to ...

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  • Alexandre Lacazette 'expected' to sign five year Arsenal contract today — L'Equipe
Alexandre Lacazette 'expected' to sign five year Arsenal contract today — L'Equipe

The signing will no doubt throw up further question marks surrounding the future of Alexis Sanchez , who has been linked with a move away from Arsenal . The Frenchman was due to undergo his Gunners medical at their London Colney training ground on Tuesday prior to finalising a £44million switch from Lyon .

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  • Yankees Midpoint, All-Stars and The Win — Mancuso
Yankees Midpoint, All-Stars and The Win — Mancuso

Blue Jays: C Luke Maile was placed on the 10-day DL with right knee inflammation. New York made the announcement Monday on Twitter before its game against Toronto. The Yankees (44-37) will try to win consecutive games for the first time since a six-game winning streak June 7-12. Blue Jays: Montero wants to put Cubs parting behind NEW YORK ...

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  • Report: Morata to join Man United on Thursday for £60m
Report: Morata to join Man United on Thursday for £60m

He would have been respectful but unbowed. Morata is a complete modern striker, who is strong on the ball, has energy and pace, and at 6ft 2in is also lethal in the air. For many, the key reason why the Red Devils did not mount the title challenge most pundits predicted was because of the lack of bite in attack. Considering the Special One's re...

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  • Wawrinka will take time out to recover after his shock exit
Wawrinka will take time out to recover after his shock exit

He can hit a lot of winners with his forehand especially. "To me, he's going to make a good, deep run so long as he's healthy". But that landmark has been overshadowed by her involvement last month in a road accident near her Florida home which resulted in the death of a 78-year-old man.

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  • Galaxy Note7 Rises From the Ashes
Galaxy Note7 Rises From the Ashes

However, fans of the Note 7 not in South Korea will be waiting longer to have the new FE. According to tech websites (Osen), the device will use an expandable microSD and the release date will be on August 26. Yet, since the start of the Galaxy S8 production, the company has started employing advanced safety features on its handsets. That...

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  • Portugal leave it late to win dramatic 3rd place playoff — Confederations Cup
Portugal leave it late to win dramatic 3rd place playoff — Confederations Cup

Werner skips into the ball and squares it for Stindl, who has an easy tap-in. Germany went on to finish top of the group as Chile finished second. After the semi-finals, Timo Werner (3 goals, 1 assist) is just ahead of Leon Goretzka (3, 0), Cristiano Ronaldo (2, 1) and Lars Stindl (2, 0). His 71.4 per cent success rate in duels was al...

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  • Frazier on the way up — Yankees notebook
Frazier on the way up — Yankees notebook

Opening the series is the best pitching matchup. But that came near the start of the season, when the Yankees were sailing. New York saw a 6-3 lead disappear in the eighth inning when Houston scored four runs on Dellin Betances . Gardner hit his third career grand slam with two outs in the seventh, doing so off Astros right-hander James Hoyt...

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  • Novak Djokovic bounces Donald Young at Eastbourne
Novak Djokovic bounces Donald Young at Eastbourne

The Serb has had a rotten 12 months but he spoke this week of being 'liberated' by the reduced expectations surrounding him, and on Thursday he advanced to the Aegon International semi-final in Eastbourne with a 6-2, 7-6 win over America's world No 47 Donald Young .

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  • Shaun Livingston Takes Less Money to Stay With Warriors — Warriors News
Shaun Livingston Takes Less Money to Stay With Warriors — Warriors News

The ninth installment focuses on Kevon Looney, who has yet to carve out a consistent role in the NBA . He is coming off a four-year, $48 million deal. ESPN first reported that the Pelicans and Holiday had a deal. Iguodala is a perfect bench player for the league's best team. He has averaged 7.6 points, 3.4 assists, and 4 rebounds this past re...

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  • Horn defeats Pacquiao — Shocker
Horn defeats Pacquiao — Shocker

Action continued to be brisk. Horn can't see Pacquiao retiring any time soon. He's only had 16 fights. "We Filipinos can accept defeat w/ dignity & pride when we know it's fair & just but this fight today we know ain't a fair one". By round five, Pacman pretty much had Horn figured out. However, it wasn't long before social media shot b...

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"Golden state" agreed with Curry record contract in NBA history

Steph Curry led the Warriors to their second NBA title in three years last month. In football, the dollars for specific players are lower for several key reasons. As of right now, Curry leads the way with an average salary of $40,231,758 over the next five years. Jrue Holiday got $126 million in a five-year deal with New Orleans, with ince...

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  • LA Lakers May Sign LeBron James, Paul George — NBA Rumors
LA Lakers May Sign LeBron James, Paul George — NBA Rumors

Butler and Thibs reunited in one of the most talented young teams. While far from definite, RFA centers like him, Mason Plumlee and Alex Len could struggle to find strong offer sheets. However, Durant and Curry are locks to re-sign, and the real interesting negotiations will center around Iguodala, the NBA Finals MVP from three seasons ago.

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  • Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in F1 crash row
Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in F1 crash row

But we don't do that. Now is not the right time to talk. "I've not really thought too much about it since". The incident damaged Hamilton's rear diffuser. Bottas went behind Stroll's slipstream at the final straight and overtook just ahead of the chequered flag. "First of all, the leading driver can manage the pace", added Wolff.

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  • FIA 'thinking' of citing Vettel over Baku contact
FIA 'thinking' of citing Vettel over Baku contact

Lewis Hamilton called Sebastian Vettel "a disgrace" and challenged his rival to prove himself "face to face" after the Ferrari driver was hit with a penalty for colliding twice with the Briton in Sunday's dramatic Azerbaijan Grand Prix .

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  • LaVar Ball appears at WWE event, son LaMelo uses slur
LaVar Ball appears at WWE event, son LaMelo uses slur

But already there is action behind the words, Johnson dealing away another No. 2 overall pick, the still-developing D'Angelo Russell , in favor of Ball. Unfortunately, his father wound up generating as many headlines as his son for all the wrong reasons. Only time will tell us what the limit is for these two.

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