by | December 28, 2017 | 17:47

Balague added Courtois, 25, is drawn to Madrid not only by Real but because it is where his two children live, and Chelsea are eager to conclude the deal as soon as possible so they can line up a replacement, if he's going to leave Stamford Bridge-manager Antonio Conte reportedly likes Sevilla 's Sergio Rico and Atletico Madrid 's Jan Oblak.

by | December 28, 2017 | 16:28

Wenger has been a long-term admirer of Benzema, but the 30-year-old might not be the right replacement for Sanchez. However, Benzema has lost the trust of Los Blancos due to his inconsistent form and is set to be shown the door in the summer of 2018.

by | December 28, 2017 | 16:02

Sorokin also took Mutko's spot on the FIFA Council this year after he was blocked from seeking re-election due to his promotion to Russian deputy prime minister. The high-ranking government position ensures Mutko will still retain involvement in logistical planning for the World Cup in June and July. "I have chose to file the claim in the CAS tomorrow", The Straits Times quoted Mutko as saying.

by | December 28, 2017 | 15:55

The world no. 2 won seven titles including two Grand Slams (Australian Open and Wimbledon), and (also) as a result of it he won three ATP Awards and was named Best Swiss Sportsman for the seventh time in his life. The 2017 Australian Open champion was his usual charming self, having a hit with some local kids and signing umbrellas for fans, including one group helping themselves to a few cans of Emu Export.

by | December 28, 2017 | 16:25

Arsene Wenger's charges drew 3-3 in their last encounter, a chaotic clash with Liverpool which evidenced numerous reasons why both teams have not been able to launch a sustained title challenge in the last couple of years. Arsenal have lost just won of their last eight matches and their tally of 48 goals conceded is the most in a calendar year in the top flight since 1984 when they let in 57.

by | December 28, 2017 | 16:32

Recent scans show the injury to be more serious than initially suspected. There is a possibility that the attacker, who has scored nine goals in 19 league appearances this season, could miss the rest of the season, and may be ruled out of the World Cup , which he was likely to attend as part of the Nigeria squad.

by | December 28, 2017 | 15:23

Talented actress Sai Pallavi who started her filmy career with Malayalam movie "Premam" and after delivering successful movie Kali, she made her Telugu debut with Sekhar Kammula's Fidaa, starring Varun Tej and now she is basking in the glory of recently released hit movie MCA aka Middle Class Abbayi, in which Natural Star Nani played the lead role.

by | December 28, 2017 | 16:43

When I saw Rajkumar for the first time, I was filled with awe. Superstar Rajinikanth met his fans today for the third straight day in Tamil Nadu's Madurai. On the professional front, Rajinikanth will next be seen in 2.0, which is being helmed by Shankar and bankrolled by Subaskaran Allirajah, founder of Lyca Productions.

by | December 28, 2017 | 15:36

Hyundai and Kia Motors partnered up with "SoundHound", which is a company in Silicon Valley, and developed an interactive "voice recognition assistant service (Intelligent Personal Agent)' that utilizes voice recognition AI technologies". Beyond responding to basic tasks the new AI is also capable of discerning multiple commands in one sentence, such as asking: "Navigate to the city and play my favourite playlist", or, "turn on the lights at home and open the garage door".

by | December 28, 2017 | 15:20

The interceptor positioned at Abdul Kalam island destroyed the incoming hostile missile mid-air, in an endo-atmospheric altitude at less than 30 km. The DRDO termed it a "brilliant" mission and success in a row. Advanced Air Defence Supersonic Interceptor Missile is 24-foot long single solid rocket which is attached to the guiding equipment including a navigation system, electro-mechanical activator and a high tech computer.

by | December 28, 2017 | 14:26

It's the first trip to the Alamo Bowl for Stanford, while TCU is making its second appearance and first since its historic 47-41 victory in triple overtime over OR on January 2, 2016. The junior wideout will be relied upon to keep the TCU defense honest as it tries to load the box in an attempt to stop Love. Below is all you need to know about Thursday night's contest in San Antonio , Texas.

by | December 28, 2017 | 15:08

A title unification bout between Joseph Parker and Anthony Joshua appears to have taken another step towards becoming a reality. Team Parker were firm on a minimum share of 35 percent, something that Team AJ were not willing to give during the early stages of the negotiations.

by | December 28, 2017 | 15:41

It may have just been a coincidence that the Portuguese gaffer was spotted in the stands during Liverpool's 5-0 demolition of the sorry Swans, but we find this unlikely. Swansea had some difficulty in appointing a quick successor for Paul Clement and after being added to the shortlist, the former Besiktas and Sporting manager has got the job.

by | December 28, 2017 | 14:23

Smith doesn't appear to be in danger of being benched, especially since the Chiefs have broken out of their midseason funk and won three games in a row. That win secured the AFC West title for the Chiefs for the second season in a row. "Whatever it takes to get a win is the biggest thing". Mahomes, on the other hand, is a little more daring.

by | December 28, 2017 | 16:00

The Detroit Red Wings were met with defeat on Wednesday against the New Jersey Devils . The Red Wings' power play didn't help matters either, going 0-for-5, not producing with the game on the line. Along with his two-goal performance, Hischier took three penalties in a game for the first time. And Hischier's hat trick was three penalties, holding Tomas Tatar at 15:50 of the first period, tripping Darren Helm at 10:35 of the second period and high sticking Dylan Larkin at the Red Wings' ...

by | December 28, 2017 | 14:00

The second-year receiver out of Georgia dealt with knee issues throughout the summer. Mitchell has 21 days to practice before the Patriots must make a decision whether to activate him, but he is eligible to re-join the 53-player roster at anytime.

by | December 28, 2017 | 12:23

He would not say if he has had any discussions with management. "If I did, I wouldn't talk about it [publicly]", he said. This gives the Bears a chance to jump two spots up the order. I don't know exactly where we rank. I think we still have holes. "You can't go back and change things but knowing what I know now, it worked for what we were trying to do here".

by | December 28, 2017 | 12:30

Lions coach Jim Caldwell threw cold water on the theory that racism is the reason he's on the proverbial hot seat, one posited in a MI newspaper column this week. "There are no bowl games in this league, so we've got to get better". We've got to get better in every area. It's a team sport. "There's not anything that we just absolutely excelled at across the board".

by | December 28, 2017 | 12:57

Easton broke his ankle early on in the game against the Packers. Overbaugh joins the Vikings after spending the 2016 training camp with the Los Angeles Rams, followed by short stints with Denver and Chicago. The Green Bay Packers will have another new starting right tackle for their season finale at Detroit after Jason Spriggs was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury.

by | December 28, 2017 | 12:36

Manchester United are expected to dip into their funds in the January transfer window after Jose Mourinho insisted that he needs to spend more money to continue his rebuilding job at Old Trafford. He has pointed out that Liverpool have a few such players in their squad and conceded that it would be great if Manchester United can snare Sanchez away from Arsenal.

by | December 28, 2017 | 12:01

Lehmann has had a successful run as the head coach and under his tutelage, the Aussie's have enjoyed tremendous success as they won two Ashes series at home and also won the 2015 World Cup. Darren Lehmann led Australia to triumphs in the 2015 World Cup. "I know speaking to (former England coach) Andy Flower for example ... he didn't like it so much, but I think the way that the game is going, you've got no choice now", he had said.

by | December 28, 2017 | 12:00

They haven't played at home in a week, and they are just 1-5 on the second half of back-to-backs this season. NY held a 15-point lead in the first half before Chicago put together a 15-2 run and cut the deficit to three points heading to the break.

by | December 28, 2017 | 11:48

Everton had been linked with the forward since early autumn, with Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace also mentioned. The Germany-born Tosun broke onto the scene last season with 24 goals in 47 appearances across all competitions, and has 29 German youth global caps, before he switched allegiances to Turkey with whom he has 14 youth caps and 25 senior worldwide appearances scoring 8 times.

by | December 28, 2017 | 11:54

On Wednesday, a Raheem Sterling goal-his 13th-would be the difference. Rolando Aarons had a first half effort bravely cleared off the line by Nicolas Otamendi before getting clattered by Joselu , Dwight Gayle was rightly booked for a despicable dive when presented with an excellent chance to equalize and the English striker then sent a free header narrowly wide in the 88th minute to ensure City's title coronation continued apace.

by | December 28, 2017 | 12:44

The Tigers scored at least 45 points in every single one of its final 6 games. 2 Texas players were selected as unanimous All-Americans this season - punter Michael Dickson and safety DeShon Elliott . It's also the most for a freshman in Missouri history. As the bowl game quickly approaches, Mizzou Athletics produced an in-depth video preview of the Texas Bowl matchup.

by | December 28, 2017 | 12:45

Favourite Mengli Khan was in front but dived through the wing, unseating Jack Kennedy and that left Patrick Mullins leading on Sharjah, with Paul Townend riding hard on Real Steel. Simply Ned finished third behind Mullins's outstanding two-miler Douvan 12 months ago, with Sizing John, the subsequent Gold Cup victor, not far in front of him in second, so his success was not a complete shock.

by | December 28, 2017 | 13:19

Regardless of what happens at Bell MTS Place on Wednesday, you can bet it will be on everybody's minds four nights later when the teams meet again in a New Year's Eve matchup in Edmonton. Jesse Puljujarvi and Jujhar Khaira also had a goal each and Connor McDavid added a pair of assists. "My feet were moving the whole game", said Armia, whose other goal came on a quick wrist shot from the slot.

by | December 28, 2017 | 12:37

Moses was on from start to finish as goals from Alvaro Morata and Marcos Alonso handed the Blues a comfortable win over Chris Hughton's men. Only the former Juventus striker has scored more times than Alonso in the Premier League this season for Chelsea as the ex-Bolton defender continues to build upon his solid first season at Stamford Bridge.

by | December 28, 2017 | 12:14

We need that Russ out there, not the one who defers to us. "We had stretches but just didn't have the juice or the energy to come in". "No question, 100 percent", coach Billy Donovan said of Westbrook setting the tone for the rest of the team.

by | December 28, 2017 | 11:30

Djokovic will return to the court in Abu Dhabi at the pre-season Mubadala World Championship. "I've learnt a lesson because I really want to avoid getting to that stage of an injury ever in my career after this", he added. However, Brisbane International organisers are confident Murray will play in their tournament which starts on New Year's Day, despite media reports suggesting last week he may struggle to make that date owing to his ongoing hip problem.

by | December 28, 2017 | 11:48

Speaking on his goal, Alexander-Arnold said: "It's a dream come true to score at Anfield, especially to win". Alexander-Arnold's mum visited the club last week, when she explained to Klopp that the 19-year-old's extended family would be over from the United States for the Boxing Day fixture.

by | December 28, 2017 | 10:57

Boris Katchouk broke up a pass between two Finnish defenders and took off on a breakaway down the ice. Aleksi Heponiemi and Henri Jokiharju replied for Finland, while Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen stopped 28-of-32 shots. Heponiemi replied 12:19 into the first, banging the puck into the net when a Canadian defenceman tried to clear it out of the crease for Hart. Canada got off to a 3-1 lead in the first, scoring on three of their first four shots.

by | December 28, 2017 | 07:32

Both teams last played Saturday, the final day before the three-day break. The Islanders were last in the conference in mid-January and made a run that had them in a playoff spot on March 24. Isles goaltender Jaroslav Halak stopped Marco Scandella's point shot, and the rebound went behind the net. The puck skittered behind the net and to Jack Eichel , who passed to Girgensons, whose backhanded shot from the doorstep went past Halak.

by | December 28, 2017 | 07:50

Anderson missed the Senators' last game with an illness and is questionable for Wednesday. Bobby Ryan scored three goals in four games before missing Saturday's loss at Florida, but coach Guy Boucher was hopeful he could return after the break.

by | December 28, 2017 | 07:16

Jayson Tatum has played extremely well for almost half of his rookie season. "The NBA game is too long, the players are too good for any lead", Tatum said. Baynes consistently pushed Howard away from the low block, forcing him to take hard shots and finished with nine rebounds . C OFFENSE: The Celtics' switching defense limited just about every Hornet except Walker.