• Nadal advances at US Open when Ferrer retires
Nadal advances at US Open when Ferrer retires

He also was forced to quit for the first time in 208 contests at major tournaments, an ironic adieu for a guy known as one of the most indefatigable players in tennis . Rafael Nadal on David Ferrer , who retired midway through their match. He next faces Denis Kudla of the United States who won his first match in five years at the tournament whe...

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  • Borussia Dortmund sign Barcelona striker Paco Alcacer on one-year loan
Borussia Dortmund sign Barcelona striker Paco Alcacer on one-year loan

Dortmund said that they have an option to buy Alcacer for 25m euros (£22.7m) at the end of the season. The 24-year-old Spain global arrived in Dortmund on Monday, according to Germany's top-selling Bild, plus local papers WAZ and Ruhr Nachrichten, with a deal expected to be finalised imminently.

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  • 'Ridiculous': Tennis player sanctioned for removing her top on court
'Ridiculous': Tennis player sanctioned for removing her top on court

Due to the sweltering conditions at the tournament this year - tops of 38 degrees Celsius - players are offered a longer than usual 10-minute break as a reprieve from the heat. Novak Djokovic went unpunished when he removed his shirt completely on the same day Cornet was slapped with the code violation. Fox anchor Bob Frier tweeted: "Totally sex...

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  • Yaya Toure joining a club in London, but which one is it?
Yaya Toure joining a club in London, but which one is it?

There was much intrigue last night when it emerged that Yaya Touré had passed a medical in London . Seluk, unless you can not see the tweet below, said: "It's not West Ham , 100%". Yaya is a champion. His agent Dimitry Seluk tweeted: "Yaya has passed a medical in London . The last place is not for him" he added . "Can Yaya go there?...

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  • Hawaii advances to Little League World Series final
Hawaii advances to Little League World Series final

Kea tossed 6 shutout innings against Georgia in the first matchup between the two teams , and ended the game in the 11th inning with a home run. The U.S champions will take on South Korea in the tournament championship Sunday. "Ka'olu pitching, or Aukai (Kea) pitching, Mana hitting a home run, it's everybody just doing the best that they can do"...

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  • US Open: Andy Murray follows Djokovic into NY furnace
US Open: Andy Murray follows Djokovic into NY furnace

At points in the match I didn't play incredible. Rafael Nadal , of Spain, is viewed past David Ferrer, also of Spain, during the first round of the U.S. Murray missed last year's Open due to his hip troubles. World No.16 Kyle Edmund lost 4-6 6-4 7-5 6-1 to Italy's Paolo Lorenzi, but Cameron Norrie beat Australia's Jordan Thompson 7-5 4-6 6-4...

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  • Real Madrid reignite interest in Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling?
Real Madrid reignite interest in Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling?

Then, Los Blancos agreed to part ways with Mariano for around €8m but included an option to re-sign the striker by matching offers from other clubs. "But we still have no communication from the player, who has told us that he wanted to play with Sevilla again and again". " Sevilla have acted as we had to act".

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  • Jose Mourinho deserves the sack at Manchester United. Here's why
Jose Mourinho deserves the sack at Manchester United. Here's why

Mourinho had made it clear during the off-season that he wanted to sign at least one new centre-half and the performances of the five he has employed this season have amply showed he was right. After beating Leicester in its opener, United lost to Brighton 3-2 and now has three points after three rounds. United had beaten Spurs 1-0, 1-...

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  • Blue Jays activate Sanchez from DL, designate Garcia for assignment
Blue Jays activate Sanchez from DL, designate Garcia for assignment

This one has been undoubtedly hard. but we want to remind our guys how tough we are and how resilient we are, how teams have rough stretches and this by no means does this mean we don't have the ability to win the National League East. Cruz had been the lone holder of the record 2001. It would have been tough to expect him to do that however, consi...

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  • Trump 'Red Cards' the Media at White House FIFA Event
Trump 'Red Cards' the Media at White House FIFA Event

In fact, when my son heard he was going to be here, he said "Dad, I'd like to meet him". "We're going to have a great partnership and it's going to be very special", Trump said. During their meeting, which was open to the press and broadcast on a delay on "Shepard Smith Reporting", Infantino and Cordeiro gave Trump a number of gifts to remember the...

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  • Rested Rafa seeks second straight US Open title
Rested Rafa seeks second straight US Open title

Maria Sharapova and Keys are each represented by New Jersey agent Max Eisenbud, who now boasts a third standout talent on his roster who could become the next teenaged Grand Slam titlist - Colts Neck, N.J., product 16-year-old Amanda Anisimova.

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  • Declan Rice: England switch possible for teen star - Martin O'Neill
Declan Rice: England switch possible for teen star - Martin O'Neill

It was the same with Jack Grealish eventually. Rice has been capped three times for Ireland after making his global debut against Turkey in March but he can still play for his native England due to the fact that all three of those games were in friendlies.

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  • French Open bans Serena Williams’s catsuit. Le sigh
French Open bans Serena Williams’s catsuit. Le sigh

Using the hashtag #getoffhercourt, celebrities such as Stephen Amell of Arrow , Shonda Rimes, and Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks, flocked to Twitter to defend Williams . Serena Williams , a six-time victor in NY who is seeded 17th after returning from maternity leave earlier in the year, didn't want to be drawn on playing her sister just y...

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  • Lucas Moura stars as Tottenham Hotspur land significant blow on Manchester United
Lucas Moura stars as Tottenham Hotspur land significant blow on Manchester United

The Portuguese manager struck a defiant tone in his post-match interview, highlighting the chants of support from the crowd. "But if you're a manager, you'd be saying to your players: "Cut the silly mistakes out, keep getting this possession rate and shot rate, and we will win far more games than we'll lose".

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  • Pakistan defeats India in Asian Games volleyball quarterfinal
Pakistan defeats India in Asian Games volleyball quarterfinal

We prepared for their shooters and their post option in Ratliffe.”. "We were in the game until the last five to six minutes, until we committed some crucial turnovers". Five straight points by Standhardinger, who has been superb in these Games so far, gave the Philippines their largest lead at 103-78 with just 3:25 to go, putting the result beyond ...

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  • Jamie Redknapp sends blunt warning to Jose Mourinho about Man United future
Jamie Redknapp sends blunt warning to Jose Mourinho about Man United future

You are just going to have to back certain players and go with them and stick with it, rather than changing it every single game. Jose Mourinho's side welcomed Tottenham to Old Trafford desperately needing all three points. But Shaw has played well this season and told MUTV after the Tottenham game: "You see a lot of things in the media t...

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  • I respect Leicester’s decision not to sell me- Maguire
I respect Leicester’s decision not to sell me- Maguire

Maguire, who scored a last-minute victor against Southampton on Saturday, played a crucial part in England's road to the semi-finals at the World Cup in Russian Federation. "I'm an ambitious player and I think we have a really good, talented squad". It is fantastic for him to score, for him and the team, it was a very good game.

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  • French Open Bans Serena Williams’ ‘Black Panther’ Catsuit, Hollywood Backlash Ensues
French Open Bans Serena Williams’ ‘Black Panther’ Catsuit, Hollywood Backlash Ensues

French officials have announced they will ban Serena Williams' signature black catsuit from future French Open tournaments. Yesterday, the French Tennis Federation president, Bernard Giudicelli , went viral after banning Serena Williams' catsuit from the French Open.

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  • Spurs legend Manu Ginobili announces National Basketball Association retirement
Spurs legend Manu Ginobili announces National Basketball Association retirement

Via social media, the fan favorite announced Monday afternoon that he would retire. His time in San Antonio earned him four championships and his place in "The Big 3" alongside Tim Duncan and Tony Parker . "For 16 years, we were fortunate to watch a legend compete at the highest level". Fearless, funny, compassionate and competitive as hell. "...

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  • Roy Hodgson: 'Etienne Capoue tackle affected Wilfried Zaha'
Roy Hodgson: 'Etienne Capoue tackle affected Wilfried Zaha'

Regardless Vicarage Road figures to be "buzzing". Hodgson said: "At the time I thought it was a bad challenge from the sideline. It definitely affected Wilf", Hodgson told reporters at his post-match press conference. [Taylor] could have sanctioned him even harder". I think he's ready now to go to a big club, even if it is to one of the two big...

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