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Liverpool sign Alisson for world record fee for keeper

BBC / Sport 43 sources

Liverpool make Alisson the world's most expensive keeper as they sign the Brazilian from Roma on a six-year contract for a reported £66.8m.

Rory in hunt as Kisner leads Open

Sky Sports 35 sources

Rory McIlroy enjoyed an encouraging start to The 147th Open as Kevin Kisner ended the first round with a one-shot lead at Carnoustie.

Chelsea reportedly agree £170m deal with Real Madrid for Eden Hazard

Metro.co.uk / Sport 14 sources

Chelsea and Real Madrid have reportedly agreed a fee for Eden Hazard. (AFP/Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton refuses to deny Ferrari attempted to poach him

Telegraph / Sport 52 sources

Lewis Hamilton has refused to deny that championship rivals Ferrari attempted to poach him from Mercedes. Hamilton put an end to more than seven months of agonising contract negotiations to commit his future to both Formula One and…

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Oklahoma City Thunder trade Carmelo Anthony to the Atlanta Hawks - Reports

Stuff.co.nz / Sport 41 sources

The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to trade struggling superstar Carmelo Anthony to the Atlanta Hawks, according to reports.


Why the other Kawhi Leonard trades never happened

Bleacher Report 45 sources

The San Antonio Spurs made it clear they were not attempting a fire sale for Kawhi Leonard built around draft picks and cap space. Their goal was to remain a playoff team in the vaunted Western Conference, which is why they took the…

Alisson reveals the text message Mo Salah sent him ahead of world-record move to Liverpool

Mirror Online 79 sources

The goalkeeper signed on the dotted line for £65m on Thursday


Petr Cech stuns Arsenal fans with new look during behind-closed-doors pre-season friendly

Mirror Online 9 sources

Cech has serious competition for his place with the Gunners following the arrival of Bernd Leno this summer


The Open 2018: first round – live!

Live updates from the opening day at Carnoustie; Get the latest updates from the official leaderboard; Spieth spoils good Open start | The key role of Met Office; And feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com


Denis Ten: Olympic figure skater who won bronze stabbed to death

Denis Ten, the first Kazakh figure-skater to win an Olympic medal, has been killed at the age of 25.

Tour de France: Geraint Thomas wins back-to-back stages to retain yellow jersey

BBC / Sport 53 sources

Geraint Thomas wins his second Tour de France stage in a row to extend his yellow jersey lead as Sky team-mate Chris Froome finishes fourth.


'He can become the one above the stars' - Ibrahimovic on Pogba, Rooney and leaving Man Utd

BBC / Sport 16 sources

Zlatan Ibrahimovic speaks to BBC Sport about Paul Pogba, Wayne Rooney, leaving Manchester United and that debut goal for LA Galaxy.


Real Madrid waiting for Chelsea to find Courtois replacement

Goal.com 22 sources

The World Cup Golden Glove winner looks set to move to Santiago Bernabeu, but not until the Blues have found their own new goalkeeper


Fiba bans 13 players after Philippines v Australia basketball brawl

BBC / Sport 23 sources

Fiba has suspended 13 players after an on-court brawl during a World Cup qualifying tie between the Philippines and Australia earlier this month.


Mourinho wants World Cup winner Pogba to 'understand' why he was successful for France as he returns to club action

ITV / Sport 30 sources

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho thinks Paul Pogba was "absolutely brilliant" during France's World Cup campaign and hopes the midfielder "understands why" he played at the level he did. Pogba helped Les Bleus win the tournament in…


Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver agrees £40m-a-year deal until 2020

BBC / Sport 52 sources

Four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton agrees a lucrative deal to stay at Mercedes until the end of 2020.

The Open 2018 first round live scores, leaderboard and Tiger Woods latest

Telegraph 26 sources

Martin Kaymer (-1) has got a tough eight footer to save par on the fourth. It needs to break a little from right to left... but just fades wide to the left and that's a bogey. The German drops back to par. At the same hole, Sandy Lyle…


Klopp gets his man as Alisson boards plane for Liverpool medical

Jurgen Klopp insists his players will welcome the help from new signings rather than fear competition.


Transfer Talk Daily Update: Thibaut Courtois, Robert Lewandowski, Richarlison

Sports Mole 4 sources

Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.

"MS Dhoni Not Going Anywhere", Stresses Coach Ravi Shastri

Team India coach Ravi Shastri on Thursday dismissed all speculation on Mahendra Singh Dhoni's retirement.

Wednesday, Jul 18

'The Messi of goalkeepers!' - Roma's £62m superstar Alisson would make Liverpool title challengers

Goal.com 80 sources

As Goal revealed on Tuesday, the Reds are in talks with Roma over signing the Brazil international, who would transform Jurgen Klopp's defence

Liverpool complete £67m deal for Alisson

Sky Sports 85 sources

Liverpool have completed a €75m (£67m) deal for Alisson Becker subject to the Roma goalkeeper passing a medical, according to Sky in Italy.

Live updates as Sam Warburton retires from rugby with immediate effect

WalesOnline 48 sources

Sam Warburton has retired from rugby with immediate effect. In a statement, the Wales captain said: “Unfortunately, after a long period of rest and rehabilitation the decision to retire from rugby has been made with my health and wellbeing…

Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain likely to miss entire season

Sports Mole 32 sources

Liverpool announce that midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is likely to miss the whole of next season as he continues his recovery from knee surgery.

Tuesday, Jul 17

Why Alexis Sanchez has not travelled to the United States for Manchester United’s pre-season tour

Metro.co.uk / Sport 29 sources

Alexis Sanchez has been unable to travel to the United States with Manchester United’s squad. (Getty Images)

Joe Root reaches century on last ball as England beat India to win ODI series 2-1

England thrashed India by eight wickets with 33 balls to spare, a victory far more straightforward than anyone could have expected and one of the most rewarding since the last World Cup. This win secured the series 2-1 against the No 2…

Alisson transfer latest: Liverpool make world-record £62m bid as Jurgen Klopp eyes Loris Karius replacement

Mirror Online 80 sources

Liverpool are keen to sign a replacement for gaffe-prone Loris Karius

France stars toast World Cup success with open top parade through Paris

Fresh from dispatching Croatia for World Cup glory in Moscow, France's heroes returned to Paris and basked in their success in front of thousands during an open top bus parade.

Monday, Jul 16

Vive la France! Mbappe, Pogba and Griezmann rule the world

Goal.com 445 sources

France were in trouble despite leading against Croatia in the World Cup final but a couple of moments of genius from Pogba and Mbappe did the trick

France supporters line the Champs-Elysees as they welcome back Les Bleus

Fans numbered their thousands along the Champs-Elysees in Paris as they awaited their victorious national team's return, waving tricolour flags amid a party atmosphere in the capital.

Pussy Riot World Cup 2018 Final pitch invaders identities revealed as they discover their punishment

Mirror Online 133 sources

The protesters ran onto the pitch in the 52nd minute wearing hired police uniforms as France beat Croatia 4-2 in Moscow

Cristiano Ronaldo: New Juventus signing says players his age go to Qatar or China

BBC / Sport 88 sources

Cristiano Ronaldo says he is "grateful for the opportunity" given to him by Juventus, as players of his age "usually go to Qatar or China".

Sunday, Jul 15

Hazard hint at Chelsea exit puts Real Madrid on alert

The Times / Sport 45 sources

Eden Hazard gave a strong hint last night that he will leave Chelsea in this summer transfer window. The Belgium star, who scored in his country's 2-0 win over England in the World Cup third-place playoff game yesterday, said after the…

World Cup final 2018: France win with 4-2 victory against Croatia

Daily Mail Online 350 sources

France took a early lead after Croatia's Mario Mandzukic scored an own goal in the 18 minute but his humiliating blunder was rectified with an equaliser from Ivan Perisic ten minutes later.

Kate Middleton radiant in bright yellow dress as she joins Prince William at Wimbledon for men's final day

Mirror Online 20 sources

The royals will watch on as Novak Djokovic faces Kevin Anderson on Centre Court this afternoon

Result: Novak Djokovic seals fourth Wimbledon title with victory over Kevin Anderson

Sports Mole 272 sources

Novak Djokovic wins his fourth Wimbledon title thanks to a 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3) victory over Kevin Anderson in Sunday's showpiece encounter on Centre Court.