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Antonio Conte stepping up Chelsea transfer work, inquiry for £23m-rated winger

Nevertheless, according to The Sun , having missed out on Danilo to Manchester City , Conte wants Candreva to fill in the gap on the right wing, with the Italian worldwide tipped to provide Victor Moses with serious competition. Inter haven't even qualified for the Europa League after finishing seventh in the Serie A last season so Chelsea would be able to offer the Italian global the chance to play in the Champions League .

Morata eyes glory after sealing Chelsea move

Conte had been talking to Lukaku for weeks over how he would fit into his system, but has no regrets about ending up with Morata instead. "You know very well the dynamic of the transfer market". Diego Costa has been offered to AC Milan on loan until January as Chelsea look to offload the Spaniard this summer, according to Mundo Deportivo .

Diego Costa reacts to Alvaro Morata's Chelsea move

In his first season at Inter, the player was ever-present in the lineup in Serie A, with a return of 6 goals and 11 assists to show for his efforts. We have absolutely no idea who the player in question is, but for Conte to be speaking about it so openly and publicly, he must be optimistic that the deal will be signed and sealed very soon.

Kuchar steady atop Open leaderboard, Schwartzel slides

It was the second round this week that Spieth kept bogeys off his card, and this time he really didn't come close to one. "The crowd are so knowledgeable and the atmosphere is fantastic", Spieth said. His eight-under-par round, featuring eight birdies and no dropped shots, saw him rocket up to four-under overall. At the moment, Spieth has run away with The Open and is poised to win on Sunday.

Jordan Spieth Looks to Beat Back Ghosts on British Open's Final Day

The soon-to-be 24 year old looks destined to win his third major championship . He has become accustomed to sleeping on the lead at a major championship and has become more comfortable in doing so. He said sometimes it helps not to know records. "I just don't mind grinding", Johnson said. The outcome was as bright as his chances of getting his name on another major championship trophy.

Dustin Johnson shoots 64 but misses out on record-equalling round

At three-under 207, he'll be among the last few groups teeing off on Sunday. "But, as long as I am not too far behind, I like to think I have a chance". "To get to 12-under, I think that would be a decent number to sit in the clubhouse at". Having found himself down the leaderboard after the opening round, Johnson needed a strong performance today to put him in contention.

Jose Mourinho rules out Man United signing 27-year-old superstar

Manchester United v Real Madrid in real football! Winning does " help " and can " boost the confidence of the team ", says Mata, but it also " does not matter a lot ". That is very important. Having beaten City, Real Salt Lake and LA Galaxy on the USA west coast, the 29-year-old says the tour " has been great ", adding that " we are very happy with those two weeks ".

Spieth in lead at British Open

It was a score he might have dreamed about had he slept better overnight. "Kooch is tough because he's so consistent", Spieth said. “But given the forecast coming in, I thought you really needed to be in the red today. When O'Meara won in 1998, his winning total was 280, even par, including two rounds in the 60s - although the first-round lead was 65, held by Tiger Woods and John Huston .

Fortress Froome unshakable in Marseille, Bodnar wins stage

Bora Hansgrohe's Maciej Bodnar finished in first place after Saturday's (22 July) race, just one second ahead of Team Sky's Michal Kwiatkowski with teammate Froome coming in five seconds after him. Froome has always been a great time trial specialist and that's going to make it tougher for Romain Bardet . Here we take a look at those riders, who will now be firmly in Froome's sights.

McIlroy rebounds after poor start

He got off to a rough start yesterday, but battled back. McIlroy was four over after five and already looking like notching his third missed cut in a row. "I said, "Yes". At that point I mumbled and said, "Whatever". "I'm really happy with what I've done this afternoon after the start, said the 2014 victor at nearby Hoylake".

Froome all but seals 4th Tour de France win in Marseille

Froome now leads the race by 54sec from Uran heading into tomorrow's final stage, a largely ceremonial 103km route from Montgeron to Paris. Bardet , 26, was seeking to become the first Frenchman to win the Tour since 1985, but a time trial is not his strong suit, and going into Marseille on Saturday, his chances had been all but dismissed.

British Open: Kuchar posts career-best in major to share lead

The early groups had the worst of the conditions at Birkdale with heavy, sideways rains and gusty winds. The Australian came second at the Open five years ago, prior to winning the Masters in 2013. With the weather turning poor, Spieth was in trouble at the par-4 10th and was off the green in 3 shots. It was in one of the those rake marks. “This is risky, ” he said to his caddie.

Kuchar claims share of British Open lead

Kuchar was the U.S. Amateur champion when he played Royal Birkdale in 1998, still not even sure he was going to turn pro. That has some potential to cause problems for the leaders, who are on the back nine as the wind is picking up and a few raindrops are coming down.

THE OPEN: McIlroy 'ecstatic' after memorable round

Out-of-bounds stakes typically are on the boundary of a golf course. "I feel great right now", Spieth said . “This is risky, ” he said to his caddie. McIlroy's two playing partners seemed to be playing a different course. Woods won the Open in both 2000 and 2006. "He might not have played as well tee to green but his flat stick has been working very much the same way", Stenson said.

Derrick Rose In Talks To Join Cavs On 1-Year Deal

It's not worth it, however, and the temptation should be avoided. Cleveland is limited in what it can offer the free agent guard, whose career has been slowed by knee injuries. The Lakers recently signed Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to a one-year contract in free agency and selected former UCLA star Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 pick in the 2017 draft.

Marseille rule out move for 16-goal Arsenal forward

Nominally a winger, the Portsmouth-born footballer has been utilised across a host of positions under Gunners manager Arsene Wenger last season, most notably in central midfield and as a wing-back. Chelsea have done the opposite, they have started later and this will be the first time we have seen them this summer. Islam Slimani broke the deadlock after 12 minutes, heading home Marc Alrbighton's cross from the left top give the Foxes the lead against the run of play.

Brooks Koepka faces investigation for spitting

The third spot on the Open leaderboard is now tied, with England's Ian Poulter and the USA's Brooks Koepka both on three under par. This means that all the action can be followed on your desktop or laptop via the Sky Go app, which if you're an existing customer, is also available on iOS and Android smartphone and tablet devices.

Lukaku's United puts city in shade

They demanded more from us, more intensity, more concentration, more quality defensively, more quality on the ball so it was a fantastic training session. However, plenty of Manchester City supporters have stuck up for their new goalkeeper. The 29-year-old left United for Germany in August 2015, having spent the previous season on loan at Real Madrid .

Ari Schultz, 5-year-old heart transplant recipient, dies

Ari's story went viral that month when his parents posted a YouTube video , telling him that he would getting a new heart. The news comes on the heels of the Mike and Erica Schultz revealing on their family blog , Echo of Hope , that Ari had been admitted to Boston Children's Hospital's emergency department and placed on life support.

Landing Spots for Derrick Rose that Make Sense

Rose , of course, won the National Basketball Association regular-season MVP award in 2011, but he was often injured during his tenure in Chicago after tearing his ACL the next season. Dubbed a " family issue", Rose was fined $200,000 and allowed to start the following game. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers are discussing a contract with former NBA MVP Derrick Rose .

Kuchar aiming to come of age at British Open

World No 1 Dustin Johnson remained out of sorts with his irons as he carded a 72 to close on three over, while the English quartet of Lee Westwood, Tommy Fleetwood, Justin Rose and Danny Willett all made the halfway cut with nothing to spare on five over par.

McIlroy fights back after poor start

Where 39 players wound up under par Thursday in the agreeable sea air, the number which remained there had whittled to 16 by midafternoon Friday. "He does do it quite often, it's just whether it penetrates my head is a different thing", McIlroy laughed on Friday after a round of 68 left him closer to the lead than one would have thought possible 24 hours earlier.

LA Lakers, Derrick Rose Have Free-Agent Meeting

Rose's departure felt like a weight being lifted after years of his various injury cycles and weird and confusing statements nearly every time a microphone was in front of him. Ball likely will start for the Purple and Gold, but Rose wouldn't be a bad addition as a backup point guard. Going there (Cleveland) would give him a real opportunity to win.

Guess who helped Harmanpreet Kaur get a job with Western Railways!

We expect her to score a 100 every time she goes out to bat. "India have been the sleeping giant of the women's game but they have awoken now and that could be hugely significant for the sport, just as Mahendra Singh Dhoni's win in the 2007 World Twenty20 was arguably the making of the short game".

Jordan Spieth excited about Open duel with Matt Kuchar

He ended the day tied with last month's US Open champion Brooks Koepka and fellow American Matt Kuchar . Defending champion Henrik Stenson of Sweden stayed in contention with a 69 while world number one Dustin Johnson of the United States and four-times major victor Rory McIlroy battled to one-over 71s.

England should avoid bowling spin to Harmanpreet Kaur, says Nasser Hussain

TeamIndia was starving at 101-3 when Harmanpreet Kaur came to strike and her back-to-back deliveries bagged an another 171 runs in 115 balls (20X4, 7X6) adding an fantastic amount of runs to the team circling at 281-4 altogether. "In fact the fielding, in patches, has been exceptionally good". It won't be easy [to beat England] but beating Australia has given the girls a high.

Jordan Spieth leads former Longhorns at The Open Championship

The ovation he received from the gallery on the final green was truly special. It would be a thrill if this continued through the weekend. Jordan Spieth , who added a 69 to his opening round 65 and was at 6-under-134. Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy fall into that category. "Given the forecast coming in, I thought you really needed to be in the red today", he said.

Blackwell bestows her playing jersey to Kaur after India's impressive win

Mithali Raj-led India will take on hosts England for the title. Her batting figures say it all. She is a very stylish player with incredible determination, discipline and focus. The other century makers are Smriti Mandhana and Poonam Raut; Smiriti started off well, but seems to have gone into a rut after the century against England .

All you need to know about the ISL player draft

Upto three U-21 players were also permitted to be retained to fill up the development player quota. All franchises were allowed to retain a maximum of two senior players from their 2016 squad. But while there is a Rs 12.5 crore cap on foreign signings, a franchise can spend freely on their domestic signings during the draft and then adjust the purse with their global players.

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh congratulates Harmanpreet Kaur

Should she miss out of the final to be played at Lord's tomorrow, India would be dealt with a body blow and would lose perhaps their most potent bat of the tournament based on recent form. Unlike their male counterparts, nothing has come easy for the women's team. Harmanpreet's innings yesterday even drew comparisons with Kapil Dev's historic 175 against Zimbabwe during the 1983 World Cup campaign.

Kuchar takes Open lead with two early birdies

Spieth is now listed as the big 3/2 favorite to win his first Open Championship and third career major title, according to the Westgate LV Superbook. Jordan Spieth has been saying it for a long time. His tee-shot found light rough and his second flew 45 feet beyond the pin, but a marvellous putt to within three feet set up the finish to rewrite the record books.

Kyrie Irving Wanted To Join Jimmy Butler, Bulls In Trade

Irving is said to have been close with former Cavs general manager, David Griffin , who was sacked in June. According to ESPN , Irving asked to be traded in a closed-door meeting with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and noted that he no longer wanted to play alongside James.

Derrick Rose considering return to Chicago, Bulls reunion

Carmelo Anthony reportedly is willing to waive the trade kicker in his contract - passing up just more than $8 million - to increase his chances of being traded from the New York Knicks . Signing Derrick Rose would certainly add a consistent scoring threat and playmaker to Cleveland's bench. Aside from the fact that the Cavaliers are the reigning National Basketball Association champions, Rose would also be closer to his family in Chicago .

What happened in Vegas good for Koepka

Playing with Kuchar, Scotland's Richie Ramsay shot a level-par round of 70 to remain at two-under for the championship . As Spieth and Koepka went out, the wind had died down but torrential rain moving in from the Irish Sea created its own problems and waterlogged greens forced a brief halt to play around 5:30pm (1630 GMT).

Jordan Spieth and two other top Americans lead British Open

The giant American, chasing a first major at the age of 39, had three birdies and four bogeys in a mixed bag of a day at Royal Birkdale as he shot a one-over round of 71. I opened my curtains this morning to see wind and rain lashing the bedroom window and I thought we might be in for a really interesting first day at the Open Championship .