• The Best FIFA Men’s Coach award nominees confirmed: Gareth Southgate among favourites
The Best FIFA Men’s Coach award nominees confirmed: Gareth Southgate among favourites

Stanislav Cherchesov guided Russian Federation to the quarter-finals, beating Spain on penalties along the way, while Roberto Martinez took Belgium to third place, beating England twice along the way. Ernesto Valverde won the LaLiga and Copa del Rey double in his first season at Barcelona and is included along with Diego Simeone , who led Atleti...

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  • Ramkumar Ramanathan vs Tim Smyczek
Ramkumar Ramanathan vs Tim Smyczek

The third seeded American beat the Indian 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 in the rain-delayed final. The American player, ranked 37 places above Ramanathan at 123, needed three sets to get past Jason Jung of Japan and into his maiden tour level semi-final.

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  • Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari CEO Marchionne steps down due to poor health
Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari CEO Marchionne steps down due to poor health

Ferrari NV, with Marchionne as chairman, begins trading in NY with a market value of about $10 billion. On the eve of the running of the F1 Grand Prix in Germany on Sunday, Mercedes head of motorsport Toto Wolff expressed concern about his rival Marchionne.

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  • Cornet beats Minella in Swiss tennis final
Cornet beats Minella in Swiss tennis final

Cornet will meet Mandy Minella in Sunday's final after she battled back from a set down to beat Marketa Vondrousova 4-6 6-2 6-2, securing her first WTA final appearance less than a year after giving birth. "The last six months have been tense, but I fought through them like I did in this match today". Marketa Vondrousova will be her semi-fin...

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  • Kane, Salah & De Bruyne Make FIFA’s Best Player Shortlist
Kane, Salah & De Bruyne Make FIFA’s Best Player Shortlist

The 24-year-old Tottenham forward won the Golden Boot at the World Cup in Russian Federation with six goals as England achieved their best finish since 1990. Fans' selections will be evenly weighted alongside votes from journalists along with national team coaches and captains. Bronze's inclusion on the women's best player shortlist caps a fine 1...

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  • Barcelona secure Malcom deal as Willian looks set to stay
Barcelona secure Malcom deal as Willian looks set to stay

This deal does not rule out Barclona's interest in Willian however as the club look to have a whole host of attacking options heading into the new season. He can play through the middle but is primarily a winger and he scored 12 goals last season to help Bordeaux to a sixth-placed finish, drawing attention from a number of European sides.

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  • Didier Deschamps, Zinedine Zidane on Federation Internationale de Football Association coach of the year shortlist
Didier Deschamps, Zinedine Zidane on Federation Internationale de Football Association coach of the year shortlist

Cherchesov took Russian Federation to the quarter-final stage of their home World Cup, leading the team out of the group stage for the first time while competing separately from the Soviet Union. They went down to an agonizing defeat against Croatia in the next round, losing in a shootout after the scores had finished 2-2 over 120 minutes. There wa...

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  • Nowitzki signs for 21st season with Mavs
Nowitzki signs for 21st season with Mavs

No details were released about the deal which was announced on the team's website on Monday. The Mavericks didn't publicize the details of Dirk's contract, but its been widely reported by National Basketball Association writers as a one-year deal worth $5 million.

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  • Tour de France interrupted when tear gas gets into eyes of riders
Tour de France interrupted when tear gas gets into eyes of riders

The protesters were farmers who are complaining about reductions to their subsidies. The Tour was stopped during stage 16 after riders appeared to be sprayed by a suspicious substance. Medical treatment received by the riders was described as "light", while there were "no injuries" and cyclists were just washing off any molecules of tear gas.

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  • Mesut Ozil's Germany tenure was already 'over' before retirement - Lothar Matthaus
Mesut Ozil's Germany tenure was already 'over' before retirement - Lothar Matthaus

And though Matthaus, a World Cup victor with Germany in 1990, said the media coverage around the photograph played its part in Ozil's decision, he believes Germany would be better served going forward without the Arsenal playmaker's services.

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  • Richarlison undergoes Everton medical ahead of move from Watford
Richarlison undergoes Everton medical ahead of move from Watford

The Hornets sacked Silva two months later after a awful run that included only one win in 10 games - accrediting the team's poor form to Silva being distracted by the offer he was made. And the club's former manager Sam Allardyce has sent a warning to his successor, claiming the Everton fans won't take well to the exorbitant transfer fee on a pla...

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  • Mesut Ozil named in Arsenal squad for Singapore tour
Mesut Ozil named in Arsenal squad for Singapore tour

Lazio have expressed an interest in signing Iwobi this summer, but the Nigeria global is on the verge of committing his future to Arsenal . The 22-year-old came through the Gunners' academy and was handed his first-team debut by Arsene Wenger almost three years ago.

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  • Tim Tebow breaks right hand, likely out for season
Tim Tebow breaks right hand, likely out for season

Tebow is scheduled to undergo surgery on Tuesday, Schefter reports. Tebow had been hitting well lately for the Rumble Ponies during his second full season in the minors. Tebow struggled in spring training, going 1-for-18 with 11 strikeouts in seven exhibition games with the Mets. Before starting his professional baseball career, Tebow won the ...

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  • Raptors president Ujiri apologizes to DeRozan for 'gap in communication'
Raptors president Ujiri apologizes to DeRozan for 'gap in communication'

According to Zeigler, he was approached by someone who knows Leonard as well as anybody and told him in private that there is a possibility that he superstar will fall in love with Toronto. The deal is risky for Toronto because, depending on what happens next summer, the Raptors may have given up their top scorer, DeRozan, for a one-year rental o...

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  • Deschamps talks Ballon d'Or winners
Deschamps talks Ballon d'Or winners

The likes of Antoine Griezmann , N'Golo Kante, Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba will all feel like they have a good shot at the next edition of the prestigious trophy. "Kylian, he's only 19 years old, we'll say he has time [to win the Ballon d'Or]". The country selected 11 host cities to be the venues for the matches of the 2018 World Cup and th...

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  • Carmelo Anthony intends to sign 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Rockets
Carmelo Anthony intends to sign 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Rockets

The Thunder had been exploring options for Anthony, including waiving him and stretching the $27.9 million left on the final year of contract over multiple seasons. All signs indicate that Anthony's choice will be to play with the Rockets . Last season, his first with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Anthony averaged a career-low 16.2 points per game a...

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  • Manchester United adamant Anthony Martial won't be sold this summer
Manchester United adamant Anthony Martial won't be sold this summer

Match fitness is a different thing but we knew he could be good and it was a good physical effort for him - a bit more than an hour, which was good. The youngster also lost his spot in the French side that won the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer.

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  • Team Sky's Moscon Expelled From Tour De France For Punch Mid-Race
Team Sky's Moscon Expelled From Tour De France For Punch Mid-Race

The general classification contenders led by Team Sky finished the transition stage more than 18 minutes behind victor Omar Fraile (Astana) but the last climb in Mende allowed for humble comparison. A key member of Team Sky's eight-man squad for the race, the Italian will head home with unanswered questions over his future on the team. "I don't k...

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  • Hart anxious to secure City exit
Hart anxious to secure City exit

I need to feel part of something.It's difficult when you're on loan, especially when you're not a young player who people may have sympathy for. The Englishman has been out on loan for the past two seasons but wants his next move to be a permanent one as he looks to get his career back on track.

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  • Manchester United target Harry Maguire for £50m
Manchester United target Harry Maguire for £50m

That's the big question on every fans' lips as they enter the new season. Maguire impressed for England at the World Cup this summer. "One more training session". England global Maguire is said to be the Portuguese tactician's preferred choice in this window, but could cost the Red Devils as much as £65 million (R1.15 billion) after his impre...

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