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Sports Transfer: Aubameyang receives £300,000-a-week offer to leave Arsenal
Author: 0 Transfer: Aubameyang receives £300,000-a-week offer to leave Arsenal

It is rumoured that he may consider the offer from the Chinese clubs on the back of Arsenal failing to qualify for the Champions League and on account of a massive salary hike from the £190,000 he earns now. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has removed a photo of himself in an Arsenal kit as the profile picture of his Instagram, while also taking their name out of his biography on the page.

Sports BCCI backs MS Dhoni after ICC request to remove insignia from gloves
Author: 0 BCCI backs MS Dhoni after ICC request to remove insignia from gloves

The ICC, however, has not been quite impressed with the decision and requested BCCI to let him remove the insignia from his gloves. " It is against the regulations and we have requested it is removed ", Furlong told PTI. The legendary captain had done five jumps from the parachute. Speaking on the same, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai confirmed that they have written a letter to the ICC seeking the permission.

Sports Manchester United To Sign Daniel James
Author: 0 Manchester United To Sign Daniel James

The 21-year-old reportedly attracted interest from numerous Premier League clubs, but it was United who moved first. The winger has been spotted arriving at United's Carrington training ground, with a number of sources saying that he will undergo a medical before completing a deal, with reports suggesting that the 13 time Premier League winners have agreed a deal worth £18 million for the Wales global.

Sports NHL: Blues on verge of maiden Stanley Cup after blanking Bruins
Author: 0 NHL: Blues on verge of maiden Stanley Cup after blanking Bruins

Binnington finished with 38 saves while Ryan O'Reilly and David Perron - controversially - scored in a tightly contested Game 5. The St. Louis Blues are now one win away from hoisting the Stanley Cup. The 42-year-old Chara is wearing protection along his jaw, and Boston will dress seven defensemen as a way to spread out the minutes on the blue line.

Sports Twitter reacts as Virat Kohli struggles
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Team management reportedly declined his offer. The former Proteas captain had "left a big vacuum" when he quit global cricket in May 2018, said selection chief Linda Zondi on Thursday, but his request to be considered for the World Cup a day before the final squad was announced was not considered on a matter of principle.

Sports Nets moving Crabbe, picks to Hawks, get cap space
Author: 0 Nets moving Crabbe, picks to Hawks, get cap space

The Nets have $46 million in salary-cap space to sign two maximum-contract free agents. Or, Brooklyn could opt to let Russell walk and sign two max-contract free agents. Crabbe averaged 9.6 points and 3.4 rebounds in 43 games for the Brooklyn Nets over the course of the 2018-19 regular season. Brooklyn can retain Russell - a restricted free agent - and acquire Irving on a max deal, or it can renounce the rights to Russell, opening up room to sign another max free agent to join Irving.

Sports West Indies quickies rekindle memories of #CricketWorldCup glory
Author: 0 West Indies quickies rekindle memories of #CricketWorldCup glory

As the West Indies got off to a dream start, the team celebrated with Cottrell" signature "salute'. Australia coach Justin Langer has hailed the West Indies' "Calypso cricket" and cricketers, admitting that they were his heroes when he was growing up as he prepares Australia to face its current battery of fast bowlers.

Sports Manchester United make first move for £60 million-rated James Maddison
Author: 0 Manchester United make first move for £60 million-rated James Maddison

Maddison is destined to be a top quality Premier League player, and Liverpool have every chance of landing him given their incredible trajectory in the last couple of years. He featured against Croatia and Spain during the group stage of the UEFA Nations League earlier this year. He would not come cheap and it's been reported previously that the Reds won't spend big, but hypothetically he'd be a real statement signing - especially with main league rivals Manchester City linked.

Sports Australia beat West Indies thanks to Coulter-Nile and Starc
Author: 0 Australia beat West Indies thanks to Coulter-Nile and Starc

Asked to bat first on a flat pitch at Trent Bridge, champions Australia got off to a awful start as they were reduced to 79-5, before Coulter-Nile (92) and Smith (73) staged a rescue act with a 102-run stand for the seventh wicket. Smith had a lucky break on 26 when he top-edged a hook off Holder only for Cottrell at long leg to slip as he eyed a catch. Carey missed out on a fifty when he poked at Andre Russell but Smith, and then Coulter-Nile, wouldn't be denied - the latter celebrating ...

Sports Christian Eriksen confirms he wants to leave Spurs for new challenge
Author: 0 Christian Eriksen confirms he wants to leave Spurs for new challenge

Apparently , Real are the calibre of club good enough to turn Eriksen's head and the Dane has not ruled out letting the final year of his contract run down and leaving as a free agent next summer. "It all depends on Daniel Levy and there has to be another club too". As Real Madrid is targeting Eriksen , a player-plus-cash swap deal with the Spurs is very much on the cards for the Spaniards.

Sports Defending champ Halep bows out in quarters to teenager Anisimova
Author: 0 Defending champ Halep bows out in quarters to teenager Anisimova

The two tennis stars have never played against each other. Anisimova or Vondrousova could become the first teenager since Iva Majoli in 1997 to win the French Open , where the slow clay courts require patience from shot to shot, the movement and endurance to get to ball after ball, and the smarts to construct points.

Sports Day One of MLB Draft
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The Kansas City Royals had the second overall pick and selected short stop Bobby Witt Jr . out of Colleyville Heritage High School in Texas. The list of Rutschman's accolades from his three years playing college baseball at Oregon State is quite extensive and goes way beyond 2018 national champion.

Sports The plans to build a statue of Katie Taylor are gathering pace
Author: 0 The plans to build a statue of Katie Taylor are gathering pace

The Bray native asserted her authority in the opening round, outmatching her Belgian opponent, but soon found herself on the backfoot as Persoon went on the attack in rounds two and three. By the sixth round, it seemed that Taylor had established the control necessary to cruise to victory, but Persoon gradually fought her way back into contention.

Sports Dominic Thiem Hits Unreal Shot Between His Legs at French Open
Author: 0 Dominic Thiem Hits Unreal Shot Between His Legs at French Open

Williams, L'Equipe reports , did not want to wait. "I have to leave the room because she's coming". Thiem, the fourth seed, had complained to a tournament official at the time of the incident. "I would feel the same way". So they ended the press conference of men's player Dominic Thiem early to accommodate her, but he wasn't happy apparently and said it shows that Serena has a bad personality.

Sports Neymar Is Out of Copa America After Suffering Ankle Injury During Friendly
Author: 0 Neymar Is Out of Copa America After Suffering Ankle Injury During Friendly

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar , the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris , an allegation he denies. The lawyers said the woman initially told them she had had consensual sex with Neymar and that he then became violent and assaulted her. " Neymar is a different kind of player that I'll want in the team until the last moment, because of his talent".

Sports Matthijs de Ligt to make transfer decision this week
Author: 0 Matthijs de Ligt to make transfer decision this week

All four clubs have more to offer than Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side yet some reports still claim he has an advantage. Ajax's highly-rated captain Matthijs de Ligt has been told by his national team manager Ronald Koeman to make a decision on his future amid interest from Barcelona , Liverpool and Manchester United .

Sports Anisimova tops '18 French Open champ Halep; gets Barty in SF
Author: 0 Anisimova tops '18 French Open champ Halep; gets Barty in SF

Umbrellas ruled the roost at Roland Garros. The winners, along with bottom-half contenders Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal , will play their semis on Friday before Sunday's decider. In the fifth game of the second set Halep almost pulled out the break on a number of occasions, with a couple of errors creeping into her opponent's game.

Sports French Open rainout makes mess of schedule
Author: 0 French Open rainout makes mess of schedule

Rain is also forecast on Friday. Wednesday's schedule was due to feature two women's quarterfinal matches starting from 14:00, followed by two men's quarterfinal matches starting not before 15:30. No. 26 Johanna Konta of Britain already advanced to the semifinals, where she will meet unseeded 19-year-old Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic.

Sports Deacon qualifies for Canadian Open
Author: 0 Deacon qualifies for Canadian Open

Opens despite finishing 30 or worse in each of his tune-up starts at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Johnson posted a score of 23 under par a year ago and is clearly comfortable playing in Canada. Rain earlier in the week should leave the course playing much softer but with mostly sunshine expected throughout the tournament days, the course will firm up as the week progresses.

Sports Sri Lanka recover from collapse to beat Afghanistan
Author: 0 Sri Lanka recover from collapse to beat Afghanistan

Lasith Malinga provided Sri Lanka with their first breakthrough when he dismissed Mohammad Shahzad in the 5th over. Fellow pacer Nuwan Pradeep claimed four wickets for 34 as Sri Lanka averted what could have been an another upset in the ongoing World Cup.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo's hat trick powers Portugal into UEFA Nations League final
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo's hat trick powers Portugal into UEFA Nations League final

Cristiano Ronaldo has ended his worldwide exile to spearhead Portugal's hopes of winning the inaugural Nations League at home this weekend, but gone are the days when he was the European champions' only man to fear. But Ronaldo, who has the second-most goals in global history, had other thoughts. Felix had a golden chance to score his first goal with Portugal just before halftime, but he couldn't get a clean shot off after receiving a pass with only the goalkeeper to beat.

Sports Juventus director Paratici: Pogba? Let's wait for the new coach
Author: 0 Juventus director Paratici: Pogba? Let's wait for the new coach

Maradona who is now the manager of Mexican second-division side, Dorados, whom he has narrowly missed out on promotion with in each of the last two seasons - declared that he should replace Solskjaer in the United hot seat. Though it's unlikely they'll have the cash to sign Pogba, it's said they're looking to throw players into negotiations to lessen Manchester United's asking price to make a transfer more realistic.

Sports Eden Hazard 'to Join' Real Madrid After Agreeing €100m Deal With Chelsea
Author: 0 Eden Hazard 'to Join' Real Madrid After Agreeing €100m Deal With Chelsea

Zinedine Zidane, who returned to Real midway through last season, has always been a keen admirer of Hazard . The Welshman was a target for United vice-chairman Ed Woodward in the past, and Real want to get him off their wage bill, even though the player himself seems keen on seeing out the next three years of his contract.

Sports Cubs reach three-year, $43 million deal with closer Craig Kimbrel
Author: 0 Cubs reach three-year, $43 million deal with closer Craig Kimbrel

The team has acknowledged that the utility man's return this season is not certain. Further details aren't available at the moment, but Kimbrel should become closer immediately up reaching the big leagues. With the draft over, that requirement no longer applied. "Honestly, anybody would be excited to get a guy of his ilk in their bullpen, there's no question about it", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said earlier on Wednesday about the possibility of Chicago signing Kimbrel.

Sports College Basketball Announces It’s Moving Back Its 3-Point Line
Author: 0 College Basketball Announces It’s Moving Back Its 3-Point Line

The new line will go into effect at the Division I level in 2019-20, while it will reach Division II and III in 2020-21. Speaking at the Southeastern Conference Spring Meetings, Pearl said of the expected move of the three-point line, "It'll affect us like it did the last time they moved it".

Sports Yankees are preferred destination for possible Brewers free agency target Dallas Keuchel
Author: 0 Yankees are preferred destination for possible Brewers free agency target Dallas Keuchel

Both teams' offers are believed to be fairly similar at this point in time, according to Feinsand , who also reports Keuchel is willing to shave his beard if he signs in NY. Masahiro Tanaka has been solid this year, but J.A. Happ has not been. Keuchel, the 2015 Cy Young victor, didn't get the long-term deal he wanted this offseason in free agency and has been holding out for a contract that felt right to him and his agent, Scott Boras, since.

Sports Match 9: BAN vs NZ - New Zealand Predicted Playing XI
Author: 0 Match 9: BAN vs NZ - New Zealand Predicted Playing XI

Two lengthy spells went by without a boundary - 52 balls from the eighth over to the 17th, and 34 balls from the 38th over - with the massive Bangladesh fan contingent regularly roaring for shots, only for the noise to quickly morph into a whimper as they saw a New Zealand player race around to restrict a boundary.

Sports Patient Rohit century gives India winning start to World Cup
Author: 0 Patient Rohit century gives India winning start to World Cup

India were cautious in their reply and the game was in the balance when Virat Kohli (18) was brilliantly caught by wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock with the score on 54 for two in the 16th over. Bumrah, the world's top-ranked one-day worldwide bowler, had the ball darting around on a cloudy morning in Southampton as he sent back Hashim Amla for six.