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Italy summons Austrian ambassador over planned border controls

The Brenner Pass is one of the principal routes connecting Italy with northern Europe and is particularly heavily used during the summer vacation season. Speaking to the online edition of Austria's daily "Krone", Doskozil said he expected "that very soon border controls will be activated and that an assistance deployment (by the military) will be requested".

West Brom seal deal for China striker Yuning Zhang

Chinese footballer Zhang Yuning officially joined German Club Werder Bremen on Monday. English Premier League side West Bromwich Albion have confirmed the signing of Chinese worldwide Zhang Yuning from Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem for an undisclosed fee, subject to global clearance.

Barcelona asked about Real Madrid target Ceballos - Serra Ferrer

And, with news of Ceballos' minimum fee release clause being as low as €15 million, two European heavyweights have been quick to submit offers for the Betis wonderkid. "We hope he can continue with us, not just for one season but for many more". The extra €5 milllion is claimed to be commissions for Ceballos' agent and entourage, according to Football Italia , who are also reporting that, despite the Italian champions' interest, Ceballos would prefer a move to Real.

Stars turn out for Messi's wedding in Rosario

Messi's grand wedding, which was even termed as the " wedding of the century", was attended by over 260 guests, including singer-musician Shakira and her husband Gerard Pique, along with his Barcelona teammates namely Luiz Suarez and Neymar.

Sevilla announce agreement to sell Iborra to Leicester City, travelling for medical

Sevilla have confirmed that a deal has been agreed for Vicente Iborra to join Leicester City this summer. Reports have suggested Iborra, who played against the Foxes in the Champions League last season, will cost the English club around £12million.

Chris Christie plus beach chair equals comedy goldmine

Reporters asked him if he got any sun, and he said no. In this Sunday, July 2, 2017 , photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie , right, uses the beach with his family and friends at the governor's summer house at Island Beach State Park in New Jersey.

Blues legend John Terry joins Aston Villa on one-year deal

A statement on Villa's official website read , " Aston Villa is delighted to announce the signing of John Terry on a one-year deal. I am here because the hunger is the same, to get back to the Premier League". Terry expressed his delight after joining Steve Bruce's side, who will wear his iconic number 26 jersey for Villa next season. "I am delighted to join Aston Villa ", Terry told the Championship outfit's official website after completing his move.

Jackson likely to co-star with Brie Larson in Captain Marvel

Christopher Marc at Omega Underground is reporting that Jackson will co-star with Brie Larson in Captain Marvel , which he says will begin production in Atlanta in January 2018. We saw him approach Tony Stark at the end of Iron Man . Jackson and Larson certainly made for formidable foes in Jordan Vogt-Roberts' Kong: Skull Island earlier in the year, but if he yells "B*TCH PLEASE!" at her in this one, chances are he's likely to lose the other eye before the credits roll.

Rangers manager Caixinha bans green boots

Citing the vast difference in scale between his club and Niederkorn, however, the Rangers manager conceded that even a team that's yet to find its feet should be progressing to the second qualifying round of the Europa League with something to spare.

Bayern Munich boss hints at interest in Arsenal star

The player has been heavily linked with a move away from north London, with both Bayern Munich and Manchester City touted as potential destinations. The 22-year-old, who enjoyed four seasons in Ligue 1 with Lyon, has joined Bayern on a five-year deal and is viewed as a tailor-made long-term replacement for retired pass master Xabi Alonso .

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The incident was captured on video and he will appear before the league's tribunal on Wednesday night. "Mr Fahour has advised the AFL that he will plead guilty to a striking charge and will issue a statement to media later today". The strike is the latest in a string of incidents over the past two rounds, beginning with Houli's off-the-ball hit on Jed Lamb, which netted him a four-week suspension, and carrying over to Tom Bugg's ugly hit on Sydney youngster Callum Mills.

Manchester United complete signing of Largie Ramazani

There is now a picture of Ramazani posing with a United shirt at the club's Carrington training complex which is now circulating on social media, as he's believed to be of five signings, with Ethan Galbraith and Aliou Traore two other additions.

Clips working on acquiring Gallinari

The Nuggets, Clippers and Hawks were working on a three-team, sign-and-trade deal late Monday night to send the 28-year-old forward to Los Angeles, according to multiple reports. The Clippers have been looking for an upgrade at the small forward spot in the four years Doc Rivers has been their coach, and Gallinari would represent that.

Andy Murray admits to more pressure as defending Wimbledon champion

The top-seeded Murray opened the defence of his Wimbledon title with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 win over Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan on Monday in the opening round. Murray was hoping to catch some video before the match, but he knew, "He plays a lot of unexpected shots, a lot of drop-shots, mixes his game up a lot, takes chances..." But British number four Aljaz Bedene and women's singles players Heather Watson and Johanna Konta all took first-round wins for Britain.

Red Sox at Rangers

The Rangers could manage only three hits and three runs in 6 1/3 innings against Red Sox starter Rick Porcello. Texas should be happy to return home after dropping four of their last five to finish up a 4-6 road trip. Perez was solid at Boston in a no decision on May 24, allowing three runs and six hits in 6 1/3 frames. The All-Star closer had entered the game with a 1.01 ERA and 64 strikeouts to just five walks in 352⁄3 innings.

Ex-Kings PG Collison Agrees to Two-year Deal With Former Team

Darren Collison , point guard for the Sacramento Kings , signed a two-year deal with the Indiana Pacers , according to multiple reports. According to ESPN , Collison's deal with IN is worth $20 million, almost doubling his $5 million per year contract he had with the Kings the past three seasons.

Celtics don't think Isaiah Thomas will need hip surgery

The team flew recently acquired point guard Ricky Rubio in from Spain to meet with a guy he could set up for a whole lot of points in the future. Hayward, 27, is one of the top remaining players available on the market. Hayward's Boston visit included a game at Fenway Park and a meeting with point guard Isaiah Thomas . Thomas led the Eastern Conference by averaging a career-high 28.7 points last season and was selected his second straight All-Star Game as the Celtics grabbed the ...

Lakers, George Hill talking about possible one-year contract

The Lakers appear to be interested in picking up a veteran guard. Aside from the Lakers, the New York Knicks are also trying to pursue Hill , the top remaining point guard in the free-agent market. 2 overall draft pick Lonzo Ball to a four-year rookie contract on Monday. Ball has a nice set of young and promising pieces around him and now a proven veteran to finish plays around the rim.

Jayson Tatum hits game-winning jumper for Celtics

The summer sports season can be slow, so it's only natural for Celtics fans to be excited about their top pick's debut in the NBA (Summer League). He finished the game with 21 points, seven rebounds and five steals. The others are Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, Jonah Bolden , Isaiah Miles and Larry Drew II. Both teams return to action on Thursday AEDT, as the Celtics face the San Antonio Spurs and the Sixers play the host Utah Jazz .

After shooting, woman gets help at Green Light station

The man pulled out a pistol and fired several rounds, striking the woman. But the woman was able to drive herself to the Valero gas station at Grand River, near the Southfield Freeway, to get help. She managed to drive to the gas station, located on Grand River next to the Southfield freeway, get out of her vehicle and stumble inside where a clerk called 911.

Nike, Inc. (NKE) Given Neutral Rating at JP Morgan Chase & Co

That's a potential 3.17 increase relative to where NIKE, Inc. Henderson Gru Public Limited Company reported 390,730 shares stake. About shares traded. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated an outperform rating and set a $62.00 price objective on shares of Nike in a research note on Friday. As per Wednesday, September 28, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup.

Murray opens Wimbledon bid against lucky loser

Rose tinted glasses would say, given all that, the British contingent has its strongest hand of the Open era going into this year's Championship, starting today. There are concessions to time, Federer acknowledges. Tennis' old guard is still in charge of the sport. There's also the mysterious case of Novak Djokovic, whose motivations are fluctuating more than a five-set classic.

All-Star Game 2017: Bryce Harper, Joey Votto skipping Home Run Derby

Last year, Rendon found a rhythm after the All-Star break and batted.291 compared to.254 in the first half of the season. Over the course of 75 appearances thus far into the 2017 regular season, he is batting.318 with 20 home runs and 62 RBIs alongside a stellar.424 on-base percentage.

Green Hope's Jordyn Adams commits to UNC

The 6-foot-2 junior is No. 6 prospect in North Carolina and10th-ranked receiver in the country by 247Sports. Adams is the 11 commit for the Tar Heels in the Class of 2018. When I first heard he might be coming here, I contacted a friend who coaches in the same area of SC where Jordyn played. Adams had a strong week at The Opening against some of the top prospects in the country.

Travis Shaw leaves game after being hit by pitch on left hand

Orlando Arcia captured headlines for the second straight day by scoring from first on an infield hit after swiping a taste of a fan's ice cream on Saturday. Shaw has 17 home runs and 60 RBIs - the seventh-most in the NL - this season. Yacabonis had an RBI grounder in the third. Brewers will turn to Jimmy Nelson for the game.

Nick Kyrgios retires from Wimbledon with hip injury

Bublik, one of the young players in serious contention for the #NextGen Race to Milan, won his first match in his first Major main draw in Australia this year, beating No16 seed Lucas Pouille-so he was not intimidated by a big stage or a big name.

Tiger Woods completes 'intensive' treatment to help manage medication

Woods' agent Mark Steinberg later confirmed that Woods was receiving "in-patient treatment". Woods told officers that he had taken medications that were prescribed to him, including Xanax and Vicodin, the arrest report said. The Jupiter Island resident had his fourth back surgery in April. Although his injuries could continue to be a problem for the 14-time major champion, his problems with medication are hopefully a thing of the past.

Andy Murray expecting a second child with wife Kim

However, the 30-year-old Briton said he was hopeful of being a force to reckon with at his home grand slam for years to come. "I thought I did pretty well for the first match". The two-time Wimbledon victor will have British hopes riding on him after three of his fellow countrymen were knocked out of the competition. "It's been slightly stop-start preparations".

Stan Wawrinka, No. 5 Seed at Wimbledon, Eliminated in First Round

Although Wawrinka had lost to Feliciano Lopez at Queen's Club a fortnight ago, he had arrived here as the French Open runner-up, having lost to Nadal in the final at Roland Garros just three weeks ago. However, a left knee injury hampered his game starting in the second set, allowing Medvedev to clinch the victory. "For sure I wasn't feeling the way I wanted to feel", Wawrinka said after his sixth first-round defeat at Wimbledon.

Impressive Jo Konta hammers Su-Wei Hsieh to reach second round

A First Round draw against the opponent who beat her at the same stage of Roland Garros last month was hardly ideal but Konta showed no signs of injury in a display of powerful but erratic hitting. She cracked 17 winners past Hsieh, made only 18 unforced errors, served accurately and took the first set in 32 minutes. Konta was looking to avenge her French Open first-round defeat at Hsieh's hands, and began well with a sound early break of serve.

Chauncey Billups informs Cleveland Cavaliers he's out of GM search

Or two, he knows that LeBron James is leaving after the 2017-18 season, which will make the job in Cleveland a lot hard, longer project. Billups will continue in his role as an ESPN NBA analyst. Paving the way for the Cavaliers to ultimately begin their search for a new leader within their front office, the franchise previously elected to part ways with the aforementioned Griffin, who served as Cleveland's general manager for three seasons.

LePage still opposed to ME budget, setting up shutdown

On Friday, a compromise bill passed the Senate but failed in the House due to Republican resistance. State governments run by both capitalist parties, Democratic and Republican, have been robbing state workers of their pensions little by little to finance tax cuts for the wealthy and big business.

Vettel avoids penalty after apologising to FIA

At the time, with all cars behind the safety auto in what can only be described as a chaotic Grand Prix, Vettel alleged at the time that Hamilton had "brake-checked" him or intentionally slowed down to impede Vettel's race. "However, it is the role of top sportsmen to deal with that pressure calmly and to conduct themselves in a manner that not only respects the regulations of the sport but which befits the elevated status they enjoy", said Todt in the statement.

Jamie Horowitz Out as Fox Sports President, Denies Claim of Misconduct

Last week Fox Sports fired much of its writing staff as part of Horowitz's plan to promote videos and personalities over written content. This week the biggest news in the sports media and business world is that Horowitz just got fired. Jamie was hired by Fox to do a job, a job that until today he has performed in an exemplary fashion. All of these functions will now report directly to me.

Nadal sails past Millman at Wimbledon

From 2006 to 2011, he reached the final every year except 2009, when he skipped the grass-court major because of injury. The world No 4 will now face American Donald Young in the second round on Wednesday. I did five times, it's true what happened to my knees in 2012, it was more hard and at the same time, it's true in 2014 I played a good event, I lost in the fourth round against Nick ( Kyrgios ) but I had my chances too.