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Sports Women's Euro 2017: The view from the fans
Author: 0 Women's Euro 2017: The view from the fans

The 21,732 that attended the opening game between the hosts and Norway was the most to watch a women's football game in the Netherlands; that mark is set to be beaten in the semi-final, with more than 27,000 expected for the 20:45CET kick-off.

Sports Maria Sharapova suffers more injury frustration as she misses Rogers Cup
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova suffers more injury frustration as she misses Rogers Cup

Maria Sharapova will miss the Rogers Cup in Toronto because of pain in her left forearm that forced her to withdraw from an event earlier this week. She is yet to feature at a Grand Slam in 2017, after not being offered a wildcard for the French Open and missing Wimbledon through injury but she was hoping to feature at the US Open .

Sports NBA Live 18 Will Feature WNBA Teams And Players
Author: 0 NBA Live 18 Will Feature WNBA Teams And Players

With any luck, the inclusion of the WNBA will be the boon the series desperately needs, and with even more luck, the game will be able to handle the license properly in its first inclusion into the gaming world. EA Sports is releasing NBA Live 18 and a demo for it will be available very soon. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands such as The Sims™, Madden NFL , EA SPORTS ™ FIFA , ...

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez forgets transfer as he targets early Arsenal return v Chelsea

When refused to answer whether Sanchez had asked to leave, amid reported interest from Paris Saint-Germain and Premier League rivals Manchester City . Sanchez, Ozil , Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Santi Cazorla and Jack Wilshere all have just a year remaining on their current deals. "Man United has bought, City has bought many players, Liverpool has bought, we have bought, Chelsea have bought, Tottenham have a young group that's together for a long time ".

Sports Conor McGregor Hails 'Mentors' Dana White And Lorenzo Fertitta
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Hails 'Mentors' Dana White And Lorenzo Fertitta

I think he's fought at 154 maybe once. Conor McGregor and Paulie Malignaggi had to be told to calm down after a sparring session between the pair got "out of control". Much of the hundreds of millions of dollars that are expected to be generated from the fight will come from the pay-per-view subscriptions that should come in their millions.

Sports Canada's Montreal Olympic Stadium Becomes Shelter For Foreign Asylum Seekers
Author: 0 Canada's Montreal Olympic Stadium Becomes Shelter For Foreign Asylum Seekers

However Weil says Quebec has systems in place to accommodate the influx of refugees. Asylum seekers are seen on board a bus after crossing the border into Canada from the United States at a police checkpoint near Hemmingford, Que. "So we checked online and we saw that Canada was going to welcome Haitians, and that's why we come here", she told the CBC after crossing into Quebec.

Sports Pujara, Rahane centuries put India in control
Author: 0 Pujara, Rahane centuries put India in control

India would also go to Sri Lanka early next year for a four-nation Independence Cup to mark the 70 year of Sri Lankan independence. Team India is leading the 3-match series 1-0. It was the sixth successive fifty for Rahul in Test cricket, and he joined the likes of illustrious compatriots Gundappa Viswanath and Rahul Dravid in achieving this feat.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo: Insects only attack lamps that shine
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo: Insects only attack lamps that shine

The Real Madrid star attended legal proceedings on the outskirts of the Spanish capital on Monday to face accusations he avoided €14.7million ($22M) in taxes relating to his image rights between 2011 and 2014. Ronaldo said that he told judge Gomez on Monday that that his financial planning hadn't changed since 2004, when he was at Manchester United. A four-time Ballon d'Or victor, Ronaldo is one of Europe's best soccer players.

Sports Klopp Boost: Key Target Trying To Force £60m Move To Liverpool
Author: 0 Klopp Boost: Key Target Trying To Force £60m Move To Liverpool

And speaking after his side had been beaten 4-0 at home by German side Augsburg in a preseason friendly, Pellegrino said the 26-year-old would not be sold. Although Liverpool will be paying close attention to any developments, they will not approach Southampton unless they are given the green light to do business.

Sports Patriots bring in baby goats to celebrate Brady's 40th birthday
Author: 0 Patriots bring in baby goats to celebrate Brady's 40th birthday

But the highly-competitive New England Patriots quarterback may have actually been outdone by wife Gisele Bundchen . Brady's playbook is billed as an "athlete's bible" for exercising, training and living. Brady had started every game between 2009 and 2015 until he missed the first four games of the 2016 season while serving a suspension for his alleged involvement in the "Deflategate" scandal.

Sports Ukrainian Boxer Wladimir Klitschko Ends 21-Year Boxing Career
Author: 0 Ukrainian Boxer Wladimir Klitschko Ends 21-Year Boxing Career

EDDIE HEARN HAS told Sky Sports that he expects to finalise a fight between Anthony Joshua and IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev following the retirement of Wladimir Klitschko this morning. "It was the best choice of a profession I could have made". Best of luck to Klitschko in the next chapter of his life. It was an era dominated known as the "Klitschko era" with his older brother Vitali also holding the WBC belt from 2008 to 2012 before retiring in 2013.

Author: 0 Chelsea transfer deal closer to being resolved, club confirm agent talks

The saga of Chelsea striker Diego Costa's future appears to be drawing to a close, as the player's lawyer has confirmed that the 28-year-old will submit a formal transfer request to push through a move away from Stamford Bridge. Costa came to Chelsea in a £32 million deal back in 2014, and he has scored 52 goals in just 89 league appearances in these three years. "Not only have Chelsea not intervened or denied it either in public or in private, but they have renewed Conte's contract, ...

Author: 0 Don't look for big names from Cardinals, Cowboys in HOF Game

Although this is technically the first game on the calendar, the teams involved generally don't like being here because it means they have five preseason games to deal with, and have to play a full game a week before anyone else. The Cardinals have been in camp for a week and a half already as have the Cowboys. One exception to that will be cornerback Haason Reddick , the Cardinals first-round pick out of Temple.

Sports Dolphins' Tannehill injured after awkward fall in practice
Author: 0 Dolphins' Tannehill injured after awkward fall in practice

During the team's first 11-on-11 session, Tannehill scrambled to the right and fell at the end of his first-down run. There are now no further details on the injury. The Dolphins are particularly anxious considering Tannehill's left knee is the same one that sustained a partially torn ACL at the end of last season.

Sports Predators' Captain Mike Fisher Retires
Author: 0 Predators' Captain Mike Fisher Retires

Drafted by Ottawa 44th overall in 1998, Fisher has scored 276 goals and 309 assists over 1,088 career games with the Senators and Predators . The Peterborough, ON. Carrie Underwood is supporting her husband, Mike Fisher , after he announced on Thursday, August 3, that he is retiring from the National Hockey League.

Sports CA reaches pay deal with Australia players' association
Author: 0 CA reaches pay deal with Australia players' association

Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland and Australian Cricketers Association CEO Alistair Nicholson announce an end to hostilities. "Players will now consider this recommendation into this agreement, and we recommend that it be supported", he said.

Sports Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with chest pains, reports say
Author: 0 Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with chest pains, reports say

According to local reports, the 30-year-old was taken from Atteridgeville Prison to Kalafong Hospital in Pretoria at 8am this morning having complained of severe chest pains. It is the same hospital where he was treated for injuries to his wrists past year, according to Rekord East . But South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeals overturned the verdict in December 2015 and convicted Pistorius of murder, ruling that he should have known he might kill someone when firing four shots into the ...

Sports Kristaps Porzingis on New York Knicks: 'For me, it's now home'
Author: 0 Kristaps Porzingis on New York Knicks: 'For me, it's now home'

After the ceremony, Anthony said he has not met with the Knicks this offseason, but he revealed he has spoken with new general manager Scott Perry. Houston doesn't have a very desirable package to offer NY, though it's hard to see Anthony wearing a Knicks uniform again after the events of the past few months.

Sports How to watch today's Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees game
Author: 0 How to watch today's Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees game

Sonny Gray talks about his playoff experience with the Oakland A's, and being a part of the Yankees on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. NY has some notable players in the box as well. "First three innings I could throw the ball wherever I wanted to, and then just kind of lost command". NOTES: Detroit GM Al Avila said he was in contact with the Chicago Cubs for about six to eight weeks before trading LHP Justin Wilson and C Alex Avila to Chicago.

Sports Omar Narvaez on the bench as White Sox face Blue Jays
Author: 0 Omar Narvaez on the bench as White Sox face Blue Jays

Chicago's Kevan Smith hit a two-run homer batting for injured designated hitter Matt Davidson in the sixth. Smoak delivered the first run for the Jays in the third when he doubled to centre to score Donaldson from first, though Smoak was later thrown out at second on a pick off play by Chicago starter Derek Holland for the final out of the inning.