Monday, 20 August 2018
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

Harry Wilson completes Derby loan move

perth_map

Championship side Derby County have completed the loan signing of Chelsea star Mason Mount despite interest from PSV Eindhoven and Ajax, two clubs who could have offered the 19-year-old Champions League football. "I need to keep improving and that is by being on the pitch, that is the main thing". "He was wanted across Europe by top, top, clubs and we should be very happy that we have got him". Read More »

Trump says not to lift sanctions on Russian Federation

perth_map

During a joint press conference in Helsinki with Putin, Trump said while he has "great confidence" in the USA intelligence community, Putin was "very powerful" in his denial of Russian interference in the 2016 election, comments that he attempted to walk back Tuesday . Read More »

Bryce Harper Completes Colossal Comeback to Win Home Run Derby

perth_map

Ome person who came away impressed is someone who knows a thing or two about winning a home run contest himself. The mugshot of Bryce Harper's brother, Bryan - who is technically still part of the Nationals organization, playing for the team's AA affiliate Harrisburg Senators, but who is also definitely not Bryce. Read More »

Brewers drop doubleheader in Pittsburgh

perth_map

The Milwaukee Brewers were put in a hole early that they could not get out of as they lost their second straight to the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday 7-3. In his one start against Pittsburgh this season, Anderson gave up five runs and five hits in 5 1/3 innings and took the loss in a 9-0 defeat on May 6. Read More »

The Open my best chance to add to majors haul - Tiger

perth_map

Woods, a three-times Open victor, hasn't featured in golf's oldest major since 2015. The best players in the world will be tested by both the course and the elements this week at Carnoustie, and as is typically the case at the British Open, the player that can best adjust their game will walk down the 18th fairway on Sunday with the championship in hand. Read More »

Liverpool meet Roma's €70million asking price for Alisson

But according to The Times , the 25-year-old has given an indication that he would prefer to join Liverpool instead of Chelsea . Roma are said to want more than the alleged offer but Liverpool remain confident that an agreement can be reached with the Italian giants over the coming weeks. Read More »

Chelsea Considering Resigning Cech Should Courtois Leave Club

perth_map

The Blues' top target as a replacement, Alisson, is wanted by Liverpool, though. Hazard has continued to leave the door open to a new challenge , with the 27-year-old having spent the last six seasons in England. He is at the best moment of his career. "He could fit in any team in the world", Martinez was quoted as saying by Spanish radio show Cadena Ser's "El Larguero". Read More »

Manchester United squad hold first training session in Los Angeles

perth_map

The United squad is now training at the UCLA sports facilities. Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez during the match against Chelsea, Wembley Stadium, London, May 19, 2018. Luke Shaw is prepared to walk away from Manchester United on a free transfer next summer if his first-team prospects at Old Trafford do not improve, sources have told ESPN FC. Read More »

Liverpool stage world-record bid for Alisson

perth_map

Alisson was Brazil's first-choice goalkeeper at the World Cup . The report claims that Liverpool have made a bid of £62m, with £53m being offered up front and the rest being made up in add-ons. Liverpool have reportedly made a decision to lodge an offer of £62m for Roma goalkeeper Alisson . New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has personally called Liverpool goalkeeping target Alisson to convince him to move to Stamford Bridge this summer . Read More »

Amazon Prime Day Problems: Site Crashes As Shoppers Search For Deals

perth_map

It's Prime Day - an online shopping event in which Amazon offers hundreds of thousands of deals to its Prime customers. You can also go to this Amazon Canada page to access numerous Samsung deals. In Spain , almost 2,000 employees began a three-day strike on Monday. We have listed some of our top picks below to help you with your Prime Day shopping. Read More »

Eden Hazard reaches agreement with Real Madrid

However, he insists he could see out the past year of his deal depending on how Chelsea deal with the situation. According to the UK Sun report, citing sources at the Times , the Chelsea playmaker made it clear he will join the Galaticos after Belgium's World Cup exit at the hands France's Les Bleus. Read More »

Rendon, Harper homer to lead Nationals over Mets

perth_map

Without an extension, he would have to make perhaps 70-plus starts until free agency with the potential for both injury and a dip in what has been durable elite performance since the beginning of last season. Wheeler was able to keep the Nationals off-balance until Bryce Harper's RBI single in the sixth. Jeurys Familia pitched a flawless ninth for his 17th save in 21 chances. Read More »

Fans pack Paris streets to greet France after World Cup win

More than 300,000 people filled the Champs Elysees on the night of the win, partying into the early hours, singing the Marseillaise, setting off firecrackers and blaring horns until the sun rose. The members of France's victorious World Cup team returned home from Russian Federation to triumphant arcs of water heralding their airplane's arrival and a red carpet welcome Monday, and that was before the formal homage that awaited them in Paris . Read More »

A Kawhi Leonard, 4-team mega-trade involving the Philadelphia 76ers

Excluding the "field" option, the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers rank third and fourth on the list while the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics are tied for fifth. With LeBron James out of the Eastern Conference, perhaps Raptors President of Basketball Operations Masai Ujiri is willing to swing for the fences and move DeMar DeRozan or Kyle Lowry in such a deal. Read More »

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho blunt in his assessment of Raheem Sterling

perth_map

According to the Sun , those performances have caught the eye of United boss Jose Mourinho, who had been working as a pundit for Russia Today during the tournament. And he could be prepared to return for the 29-year-old, as well as putting together a bid for Eintracht Frankfurt star Rebic. It is thought the club are willing to stump up £92million for the pair. Read More »

Yankees appear to have lost Manny Machado sweepstakes

perth_map

MLB.com reported Monday night, however, that Philadelphia was the "most likely destination" for Machado because of the Phillies' willingness to include pitching prospect Adonis Medina . Tuesday. Internally, the Yankees like Miguel Andujar and Brandon Drury, but they saw Machado as a difference-making elite player on both sides of the ball as long as he was playing third base, not shortstop, and were willing to try to acquire him. Read More »

Woods drawn alongside Matsuyama and Knox at British Open

The course is already rife with examples of players finding the ball going extraordinary distances, whether it be due to the wind or the firm and fast conditions. Creativity is still a vital component of Woods' arsenal and that, combined with his legendary stinger tee shot, makes him both a favorite this week and for years ahead if he retains the health and desire to compete. Read More »

Croatia Lays on Heroes' Welcome For Unbowed Team

perth_map

With the fan ID, visitors were given visa-free entry into the country along with benefits such as free transport services including inter-city trains and public transport in the host cities. FIFA World Cup is one of the biggest sporting events and as millions of fans watched the final, we too were cheering for the Les Bleus. When he wasn't standing and feeling victorious, he sat with his wife Brigitte Macron, as well as leader Vladimir Putin of host country Russian Federation. Read More »

Russian President Vladimir Putin's Helsinki showmanship starts with his new limo

perth_map

Trump played into the hands of the Russian rhetoric that NATO is weak, leaving USA allies with the impression of "the US being a non-dependable ally for NATO", Flake said . Brennan wondered, "Republican Patriots: Where are you???" "We need our Republican colleagues to stand up for the good of this country", he said . For his "A Closer Look" segment, NBC's Seth Meyers broke down Trump's news conference with Putin, saying the president delivered "one of the most surreal performances by a ... Read More »

Rebels star Mafi charged by police over alleged altercation with teammate

perth_map

Flyhalf Reece Hodge scored three tries among 27 points for the Rebels but that wasn't enough to lift his team to the win it needed to secure a place in the quarterfinals for the first time. Though both said they would not comment until after the police matter was finished, Rebels chief executive Baden Stephenson expressed his anger in a brief statement, saying: "I am bitterly disappointed that an incident has occurred at the end of a season where we have taken pride in our on and ... Read More »

Bryan wins 17th major doubles title, Latest Tennis News

perth_map

Meanwhile, Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova become the first team ever to win the girls and women's doubles after beating Nicole Melichar and Kveta Peschke 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 in the final. "We were getting in their return games, had a couple of chances and they came up with some good shots on those points and then it was coming down to one or two points here or there and they executed in that game to break us, so credit to them". Read More »

Usain Bolt in shock A-League move

perth_map

Rallis is now in the United Kingdom and has been dealing directly with Bolt's representative Ricky Simms, who he says is fully supportive of the idea. His football agent, Tony Rallis, said a "deal between the Mariners and Usain Bolt in principle has been agreed". Bolt is a fan of Manchester United and one of its former assistant managers, Mike Phelan, is now at the Mariners. Read More »

The agent of Alisson likely to arrive tomorrow

perth_map

Il Messaggero's report might be a shot in the dark based on what has been reported in the last few days but there does seem to be an overwhelming number of reports emerging from Italy that suggest that Roma are set to sell Alisson to Liverpool . Read More »

Mbappe: I'm staying at PSG

perth_map

As well as Antoine Griezmann, a host of other athletes have shown love to Fortnite . The World Cup is now officially over, with France emerging as the champions. PSG had considered selling Mbappe this summer if they were found in breach of UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations, but the European governing body cleared the Parisians earlier this summer. Read More »

Brushing Russia probe aside, Trump, Putin lay groundwork for future talks

perth_map

Putin told Trump at the start of their summit on Monday "the time has come to talk thoroughly about bilateral relations, as well as various hotspots in the world". A detailed indictment Friday against 12 Russian military intelligence officers suggests that Mueller felt he got the information needed to construct the case without the Federal Bureau of Investigation having direct access to DNC equipment. Read More »

Manchester United Launch Bid For Real Madrid Star As Bernabeu Clearout Continues

perth_map

The Wales global is a long-term target for the Red Devils. Manchester United is in an advanced stage to sign Real Madrid forward, according to the report in Spain. Mourinho has already signed three new faces this summer but United know they need to further strengthen if they're to catch Man City and Bale's quality could add the spark that was missing in the final third at times last season. Read More »

Millions celebrate France's World Cup win

perth_map

French president Emmanuel Macron left his inhibitions at the door during the 2018 World Cup final on Sunday, spending the game delivering air punches like a kid post-Santa visit. There were also photos of the team holding and kissing the winning trophy in the rain. Thousands of fans, many coming from other parts of the country, began arriving in the centre in the early morning and emergency medical services said they aided hundreds of fans who collapsed from exhaustion. Read More »

Usain Bolt in talks with A-League club Central Coast Mariners

Bolt's agent Tony Rallis told Australian broadcaster Channel Nine the former Olympic and world champion was serious about becoming a football player. Though putting a good chance just wide, he looked a bit more confident on the ball but still struggled to make the most of his blistering speed. The 31-year-old champion sprinter has not commented publicly on the deal himself. Read More »

MLB Home Run Derby: How to watch, when it starts and more

perth_map

But Harper caught fire, going on a tear and tying Kyle Schwarber with 18 home runs before time expired in the final round of the 2018 Home Run Derby. The Home Run Derby is a time where some of the best sluggers in the game get to show off their prowess and hope to be crowned king. Using a late surge, Schwarber pulled one ball after another over the right field wall to squeeze out a 21-20 victory - by far the highest-scoring matchup of the night. Read More »

Rhys Hoskins to compete in MLB Home Run Derby on Monday

perth_map

Although Hoskins wasn't named to the National League all-star team, he was tabbed to swing for the fences Monday night in Washington. No. 1 seed Jesús Aguilar (23) of the Milwaukee Brewers , who defeated Muncy in the Final Vote for the National League All-Star team, faces Philadelphia Phillies outfielder and No. Read More »

Journalist bravely confronts Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

perth_map

Putin said the talks were "open and business-like" and said, "I think we can call it a success". Mr Trump laid out a list of topics for discussion that notably did not include Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. "Diplomacy and engagement are better than hostility", Trump said. When Putin first mentioned it during his opening statement- "The Russian state has never interfered and is not going to interfere into internal American affairs" - there was an audible intake of ... Read More »

Nabil Fekir drops major transfer hint to Liverpool fans

perth_map

Fekir is now at Russian Federation with the France squad, with Didier Deschamps' men due to take on Croatia in the final on Sunday. Fekir has since been left in limbo. Now the World Cup is over we can expect the transfer craziness to hit fever pitch. The Lyon attacker's replies were dominated by Liverpool supporters, pleading with him to wrap up a move to Anfield. Read More »

Richie Porte crashes out of Tour de France with collarbone injury

perth_map

But there was drama in behind, with Richie Porte forced to abandon the race after an early fall , and four-time victor Chris Froome , Mikel Landa and Rigoberto Uran also hitting the deck. "Both riders have got this joint leadership role, but that's risky". The real question though is which of Team Sky's leaders will prove to be the best option on final victory in Paris. Read More »