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Sports Sevilla signs Nolito from Manchester City
Author: 0 Sevilla signs Nolito from Manchester City

Nolito had previously played under Guardiola at Barcelona and was his second signing as City boss, arriving at the Etihad shortly after German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan. He did not start a league game - or score a goal - in 2017. Last month the forward moaned about the Manchester weather claiming his daughter had changed colour due to the lack of sun and he had not learnt much English.

Sports Froome loses yellow jersey as rivals sense weakness on tough finish
Author: 0 Froome loses yellow jersey as rivals sense weakness on tough finish

The Sardinian ace came third and is now six seconds ahead of ex leader and three-time victor Chris Froome of Britain. A number of riders were penalised 20 seconds in the general classification standings for taking illegal bottles in the final 10 kilometres of the stage, including Rigoberto Uran who could have otherwise closed to within 35 seconds of the yellow jersey.

Sports Venus Williams Powers Her Way Into Wimbledon Finals
Author: 0 Venus Williams Powers Her Way Into Wimbledon Finals

And today the 26-year-old plays Venus Williams on Centre Court in the Wimbledon semi-finals, an achievement that has not been matched since Virginia Wade in 1977. "They're definitely here with me, for sure", Williams said . "He was someone who approached his work with me in a very holistic manner". "I am very happy and very pleased to be representing Great Britain, that is my home", Konta said, according to The Independent .

Sports Pistons renounce rights to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope amid Avery Bradley trade
Author: 0 Pistons renounce rights to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope amid Avery Bradley trade

The Pistons considered Caldwell-Pope expendable after swinging a trade Friday morning with the Boston Celtics to acquire shooting guard Avery Bradley , along with a second-round draft pick, in exchange for forward Marcus Morris . Caldwell-Pope's -1.4 nERD would position him 5th among Lakers players now locked in for the 2017-18 season. Last year, he averaged 13.8 points on a career-high 35.0 percent shooting from three, including 36.8 percent on catch-and-shoot attempts .

Sports Cowboys player Damien Wilson arrested in Frisco
Author: 0 Cowboys player Damien Wilson arrested in Frisco

Wilson, the third-year linebacker, was taken into custody on Tuesday and was released Monday morning after bonding out at $10,000 for each of the two charges. Wilson, who was taken with a fourth-round pick in the 2015 draft, started six games a year ago and recorded a total of 34 tackles. Originally a fourth-round pick out of Minnesota , he was most definitely a player the Cowboys were banking on to produce in a big way.

Sports Demare wins Tour de France stage four; Thomas, Cavendish crash
Author: 0 Demare wins Tour de France stage four; Thomas, Cavendish crash

Cavendish raced on Sagan's right and near 150 metres to race in the 207.5-kilometre stage, but he ran out of space as Sagan drifted right. He was seen leaving the area with his arm in a sling. "I will definitely need stitches in this finger, it's bleeding a lot", Cavendish told reporters. By that point, Julien Vermote was at the front of the bunch, setting the pace behind the day's six escapees and permanently controlling the gap, which didn't go beyond three minutes: Frederik Backaert ...

Sports Raiders lock up guard Gabe Jackson with rich new deal
Author: 0 Raiders lock up guard Gabe Jackson with rich new deal

The deal with Jackson comes just a week after the Raiders locked up quarterback Derek Carr with a five-year, $125 million package. He isn't the only member of the 2014 draft class worthy of a raise. Either way, he's going to be among the league's highest paid guards. Jackson, 25, transitioned to right guard after the team acquired Kelechi Osemele in free agency last offseason.

Author: 0 NBA Free Agency 2017: Gordon Hayward to meet Miami Heat on Saturday

If he were to join the Celtics as their roster stands today, Hayward's 12.0 nERD would rank second to only Isaiah Thomas , who posted a 16.3 nERD over the 2016-17 season. General manager Danny Ainge's son, Tanner, is now running for Congress in Utah and has continually expressed a desire for Hayward to re-sign with the Jazz.

Sports Roger Federer claims record ninth Gerry Weber Open title in Halle
Author: 0 Roger Federer claims record ninth Gerry Weber Open title in Halle

But he quickly fell behind in the second as Zverev, a finalist previous year, who has already won three titles in 2017, charged to a 4-2 lead and held on to take the set. "It's warm, it's hot, I'm a little bit exhausted". "Roger is the best player of all time on grass, it will be a very hard match", Zverev said, as quoted on Yahoo .

Sports Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes
Author: 0 Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

Heading into the eighth race weekend of the season in Azerbaijan , Sebastian Vettel leads Hamilton by 12 points in the Driver Standings and only eight points now separate the teams in the race for the Constructors' Championship. "Tomorrow will be a long hard race but we're in the best position to start". Those shunts meant Hamilton failed to set a time on the quicker supersoft tyres and he ended the day a second off the pace in 10th.

Sports Kvitova reaches first final since attack
Author: 0 Kvitova reaches first final since attack

Building on her advantage, Kvitova followed up with a second break before serving out strongly with an ace to seal her remarkable comeback success . During her pre-match press conference, Kvitova said her hand is not causing her any pain at the moment and that is the best news for her at the moment.

Author: 0 Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

In addition, they say he only declared 11.5 million euros of Spanish-related income from 2011 to 2014, while what he really earned during that time was close to 43 million euros. Under Spanish law prison sentences of less than two years are generally suspended providing there are no previous convictions, meaning Di Maria will avoid any actual jail time.

Sports National Hockey League says Olympic participation matter closed
Author: 0 National Hockey League says Olympic participation matter closed

A North Korean taekwondo team will join South Korean athletes this weekend in a demonstration at the opening ceremony of the sport's world championships in Muju, South Korea. "If the neighbouring countries in north-east Asia, including North and South Korea, can host the World Cup together, it would help to create peace", he said.

Sports Andy Murray moves into French quarters with 650th career win
Author: 0 Andy Murray moves into French quarters with 650th career win

But the second set proved the turning point for the double Olympic gold medallist, levelling up the match with the tennis that has taken him to top spot in the world with a 6-1 set. All four players are seeking a first grand slam title. The Portuguese official has also had a run-in with Novak Djokovic. His 100-2 record includes his only pair of Roland Garros defeats: against Robin Soderling in the 2009 fourth round and Djokovic in the 2015 quarterfinals.

Author: 0 Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel

Hamilton , who equalled his hero Ayrton Senna's mark of 65 poles on Saturday, said: "I definitely think I have been at my best this weekend". "I was stuck. "All the guys in the team, in the factory, have really worked hard to fix the issues that we had in the last race to bring it here and really give it to the Ferraris".

Author: 0 Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

The result leaves both sides tied for second place in Group A, behind hosts Russian Federation who top the group after beating New Zealand 2-0 on Saturday in St. With speculation about his Real Madrid future capturing headlines around the world, Ronaldo was ushered away from the waiting media with Federation Internationale de Football Association seemingly happy for him to skip the obligatory man of the match news conference.

Sports Putin Thanks FIFA for Helping Russia in Arranging Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Putin Thanks FIFA for Helping Russia in Arranging Confederations Cup

A handful of performers blackened their faces and carried bananas to represent Cameroon during a parade to honour the eight teams taking part in the upcoming tournament. They beat Hungary 3-0 and drew 1-1 with Chile, who are among the favorites in this tournament, in the past week. "Nothing is going to change", Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio said Saturday, a day before Portugal's Confederations Cup debut against Mexico in Kazan .

Author: 0 Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

The growing up of the Thunder has been one of the NBA's great stories in recent years, the Warrior's buying another championship and Kevin Durant selling out for one, is the worst story in recent years. Nash was coached by Brown when he played for the Lakers during the 2012 season. Even with all their talent it wasn't easy, as Boston needed seven games to beat Philadelphia in the Eastern Division finals and then seven more in the NBA Finals - the last going to overtime-to beat Los ...

Sports Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals
Author: 0 Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

Team New Zealand sailors congratulate one another after beating Artemis Racing in the third race of the America's Cup Challenger playoff finals. "Given the fatal accident involving a British sailor, Andrew "Bart" Simpson, in a similar - albeit larger - foiling America's Cup catamaran four years ago, the sailing world held its breath".

Sports Ostapenko powers into French Open final
Author: 0 Ostapenko powers into French Open final

The Romanian came into the tournament as the favourite despite concerns over an ankle injury and knows a great opportunity awaits her. "I really like competing in this tournament, but it was not easy as we had to go to the locker room twice for rain delays".

Sports NBA Draft: Top 5 Prospects
Author: 0 NBA Draft: Top 5 Prospects

It has been reported some members of the Lakers' front office like Jackson , who may be the best two-way player in this draft. Lonzo didn't play against any prospects during the workout, but instead, played two-on-two with some of the Lakers assistant coaches, according to the Orange County Register.

Sports Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5
Author: 0 Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

The decision was made that they had to do something drastic, that they wouldn't lose again. During the playoffs, the Warriors previously swept Portland, Jazz and San Antonio. One witnessed Cavs charged up for Game 4 , getting involved in some strong physical battles, which helped them emerge victorious. That stung ever since, as Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round earlier with Oklahoma City.

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