• Denmark forced to call up futsal players for Wales clash
Denmark forced to call up futsal players for Wales clash

He said he and his teammates would play the two matches under the old terms of the commercial rights agreement, but a resolution still hasn't been found. We are prepared to play the global matches this week and then we have time after the matches to negotiate the whole agreement. "We are ready and we will play".

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  • Chelsea fullback Alonso likens Sarri to Spain coach Enrique
Chelsea fullback Alonso likens Sarri to Spain coach Enrique

Chelsea could be set for a somewhat unexpected cash windfall if the pressure continues to pile up-on Roma's under-pressure boss Eusebio Di Francesco, who could be replaced by former Blues boss Antonio Conte - who is technically still under-contract at Stamford Bridge.

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  • Serena in US Open QF
Serena in US Open QF

Open, a run that included a 6-1, 6-2 victory over her older sister Venus in the third round Friday night. "I think society puts it out there that you'll just kind of snap back and that's just a myth". "She's had a lot of big wins in her career". So much has been riding on Williams doing well at this tournament, not least the multi-million dol...

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  • #Explainer: All you need to know about UEFA Nations League
#Explainer: All you need to know about UEFA Nations League

World Cup winners France face Germany in a blockbuster start to the UEFA Nations League on Thursday. The draw split the 55 Uefa nations into four Leagues by their ranking (A, B, C and D), and four groups (1, 2, 3 and 4) of either three or four teams.

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  • Del Potro into last four after gruelling win over Isner
Del Potro into last four after gruelling win over Isner

When asked to pick out the positives from her week in NY, she said: 'That I could have sh*t the bed in the first round, and that would have been really bad. Sevastova took five break points to Stephens' two, as Stephens simply seemed unable to find her footing throughout the match. Consider this: 22 of her 30 unforced errors came in the first set a...

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  • Steelers' linemen turn on Le'Veon Bell
Steelers' linemen turn on Le'Veon Bell

What will, however, were several choice quotes from the Steelers' bulk up front, a group that chose Wednesday as the day they were to sound off on the running saga that is Le'Veon Bell's first appearance of the season. We'll move on as a team. "We've been practicing and focusing on the guys that are here - that's what we have to do", Ridley said....

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  • U.S. Open 2018: Serena battles past Pliskova to reach semis
U.S. Open 2018: Serena battles past Pliskova to reach semis

There was a wobble for Williams as she dropped her serve in the second set, coughing up one of her five double faults on break point as Pliskova narrowed the gap to 4-1. Williams plays Anastasija Sevastova in the semi-finals on Thursday and is the only major victor left in the draw. It was Williams' first win over a top-10 player as a mum.

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  • US Open: Federer, Djokovic step closer to q’final showdown
US Open: Federer, Djokovic step closer to q’final showdown

NICK KYRGIOS: Pressure. You know, got to the business end of the first set, crucial moment. Regrettably, the other most notable talking points all surrounded Kyrgios' unreliable mental state and energy level. It was trademark Kyrgios . Win that, and a meeting with Federer could be next. "These shots can only really happen on a big court". ...

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  • Nishikori, Osaka give Japan historic tennis day at US Open
Nishikori, Osaka give Japan historic tennis day at US Open

Osaka said in her press conference she was unaware of the history-making feat, but praised Nishikori for a job well done in Wimbledon earlier this summer, which inspired her run in NY. "I hate matches like this", said Tsurenko. She becomes the first Japanese woman to reach a Grand Slam semi-final since Kimiko Date at Wimbledon in 1996.

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  • Mourinho's smile returns after Burnley win
Mourinho's smile returns after Burnley win

He continued: " I think it was a very, very good performance with a result which was short ". " Ed Woodward won this afternoon". On rivals Liverpool, who sit top of the table after a 100% start, Matic added: "They also have to win all games, and I think that's impossible".

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  • Maria Sharapova crashes out of US open
Maria Sharapova crashes out of US open

Sharapova tried to fight back, missed another game point in the final game but failed a couple of routine backhands while Suárez Navarro converted on her first match point with the same smart, outstanding play that brought her there, and sealed the win striking her 20th victor of the match.

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  • Chastain leads Xfinity qualifying at Darlington Raceway
Chastain leads Xfinity qualifying at Darlington Raceway

With one race left in the regular season, a maximum of one driver now below the playoff cut line can win to qualify for the playoffs, meaning the highest position to which the playoff cut line can rise is between 14th and 15th place in the standings .

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  • Seahawks safety Earl Thomas appears set to end holdout
Seahawks safety Earl Thomas appears set to end holdout

Hold out free safety Earl Thomas will report to Seahawks' practice today, he indicated on an Instagram post Wednesday morning that followed a report from ESPN's Josina Anderson that he would show up. This week, Thomas would simply begin losing game checks were he not to show up - $500,000 for each game missed. Schneider and Seattle have stood...

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  • Federer loses to Millman, crashes out of US Open
Federer loses to Millman, crashes out of US Open

Open on Monday. Millman, ranked 55th, is the first player outside the top 50 to beat Federer at the US Open . In the end, he finished with 28 unforced errors to Federer's eye-popping 77. Federer also said the roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium contributed to his problems, because even when open the space above the arena is reduced. I think if anythin...

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  • US Open: Rafael Nadal feeling fortunate after thriller
US Open: Rafael Nadal feeling fortunate after thriller

The tired combatants held serve throughout the fifth - including one triple break point for Nadal - into another tiebreak. Law and Whitaker say it feels like there's an irresistible force behind del Potro that's pushing him to the title.

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  • Beckham's MLS franchise to be called Inter Miami
Beckham's MLS franchise to be called Inter Miami

The black, white and pink logo features "Club Internacional de Fútbol" bending around a shield in the middle that features two great white herons topped with " Miami ". In addition to the special section, the club launched a new website (https://www.intermiamicf.com/), complete with information about the crest and name release, as well as the club ...

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  • Jordan Henderson happy to welcome Joe Gomez back into England squad
Jordan Henderson happy to welcome Joe Gomez back into England squad

And then in defence, Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez are forming a solid partnership at centre-back and Alisson looks a steal at £66m. "It is normal", Klopp said, quoted by the Mirror . Henderson has made 283 appearances in all competitions for Liverpool , scoring 24 goals in the process. ESPN claims that Klopp and Rabiot have spoken on the p...

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  • Ryan Girdusky McCain's political legacy is Trump's presidency
Ryan Girdusky McCain's political legacy is Trump's presidency

Trump repeatedly blistered President Barack Obama during the 2016 campaign for golfing, telling cheering supporters that as president he'd be far too busy working for them. "It's a politics that pretends to be courageous and tough but in fact is born of fear". John McCain's final journey ended on a grassy hill at the U.S.

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  • Watford shock Spurs to maintain ideal start
Watford shock Spurs to maintain ideal start

Spurs were initially scheduled to play their first game at the new 62,000-capacity White Hart Lane venue on September 15 against Liverpool but safety issues meant they switched the game along with the next home fixture to Wembley. "We have been confident until the end and with the support of our fans we got it". Chairman Daniel Levy said: "W...

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  • #JustBurnIt: Nike suffer Colin Kaepernick advert backlash
#JustBurnIt: Nike suffer Colin Kaepernick advert backlash

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) throws a pass before the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. The NFL has shunned Kaepernick because of his political views and his decision to protest during the anthem, his legal team has argued.

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