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Murray Pulls out of US Open 2 Days Before Start of Tournament

The 2012 US Open champion was forced to pull out of tournaments in Montreal and Cincinnati as he underwent rehabilitation in the United Kingdom, but travelled to NY on 18 August with the expectation of being fit for the tournament. Wawrinka, Djokovic and Nishikori have followed the example of Roger Federer , who took the final six months of last season off to fully recover from knee surgery and has reaped the benefits this year.

Aqua Blue Sport team bus wrecked in arson attack during La Vuelta

Gate, who is making his Grand Tour debut, was upbeat that his team could still make an impact on the tour. The team Tweeted on Thursday morning that it was a suspected arson attack, and that local police had arrested a suspect. "As this is an active investigation we will not be releasing any further information". Froome is biding to become only the third man, after the French duo of Jacques Anquetil and Bernard Hinault, to have won both the Tour de France and the Vuelta a Espana in the ...

Hamilton on Vettel Spa F1 battle: 'That's what racing is all about'

The grid at the start of the race was perhaps what we will be getting accustomed to, Hamilton on pole, then Vettel, Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas , Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen and then the two Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo .

Borna Coric needed this stunner against No. 4 seed Alexander Zverev

I felt like I should have been the favourite there. You know, I just played a very, very bad match, so it's unfortunate. "But that's how it is". Coric - through to the third round of the US Open for the first time in his career - will next face Kevin Anderson.

Palace make £23m Mangala bid; West Brom also interested

Eagles boss Frank de Boer has already brought in Jairo Riedewald and Timothy Fosu-Mensah in an attempt to strengthen his defence, but a dismal start to the Premier League campaign has left the Dutchman looking for further additions.

Henderson excited about Liverpool signing Naby Keita

Guinea global Naby Keita will join Premier League club Liverpool next year after the English outfit agreed a reported club record deal of £48 million (Dh229m) with German side RB Leipzig . "I have given my all every time I have worn the shirt - that will be the case until the final whistle, in my final appearance", Keita added. A fee for the Guinea global will ultimately depend on where RB Leipzig finish the current campaign.

Liverpool Announce Club-Record Naby Keita Deal

However, news broke yesterday that Liverpool had reached an agreement to sign Keita at a premium in 2018 with the Liverpool Echo claiming the player underwent a medical in Wilmslow on Monday afternoon. My commitment to the "Leipzig" will be absolute in the remainder of my stay at the club. "Having my future resolved means I can now focus on helping RBL achieve great things this season".

Cavs, Celtics complete Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade; Boston adds pick

It appears, however, that the two sides have finally reached a deal. The blockbuster trade between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers that was in danger of falling apart is now back on as the Celtics have agreed to give up a second draft pick as compensation for Isaiah Thomas' injured hip.

Ox to Liverpool and Sterling for Sanchez? Neville 'sad' at Arsenal plight

Manchester United icon Neville believes the Gunners' situation is grim and fears negativity could impact their chances of success this season, even though it has just begun. From Arsenal's point of view, I'm a little bit sad because I didn't want them to be a story and I wanted the questions about Wenger to fade away because they are a great club and he is a great manager.

City to return to Arsenal with improved bid for Sánchez

With no Champions League football and chances of a Premier League title slipping away before the leaves even begin to darken, hope at Arsenal is increasingly disappearing. That could see Granit Xhaka, Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez - plus Calum Chambers - on the Emirates scrapheap, all after Kieran Gibbs moved to West Brom in a £7m deal.

Japan vs Australia World Cup Qualifier kick-Off Time, Venue & Squads

The three-way battle for the top two places in Group B that brings direct qualification for Russian Federation will still go down to next week's final round of matches, when Japan go to Saudi Arabia and Australia host winless Thailand.

Mahrez leaves Algeria camp to finalise transfer

The 26-year-old expressed his intention to leave the Foxes back in May, but he has since failed to pursue a fresh club with AS Roma being the closest to his services.

Injured Andy Murray withdraws from US Open

However, it was not as pronounced as the time when he lost to Sam Querrey in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon, after which he has not played for six weeks. The 30-year-old from Britain revealed during a news conference at the U.S. Open site Saturday that the hip first bothered him during his semifinal loss to Stan Wawrinka at the French Open in June.

Dortmund confirm Toljan signing from Hoffenheim

Dortmund have also allowed defender Felix Passlack to join Hoffenheim on a two-year loan deal and the club's sporting director Michael Zorc is pleased with the club's business. Early Bundesliga leaders BVB confirmed on Wednesday (30 August ) that the 23-year-old, an Olympic silver medal victor who was also an integral part of the German squad that triumphed at the European Under-21 Championship in Poland earlier this summer, has penned a five-year contract at Signal Iduna Park through ...

Saudi Arabia loses to UAE in World Cup qualification blow

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou said on Wednesday he will not take his foot off the gas even though the Socceroos' World Cup qualification chances were given a boost with Saudi Arabia's overnight loss to the United Arab Emirates. "Our fate's been in our hands the whole way and it continues to be". However, if the Socceroos win, it would see them secure first place on 19 points with Japan on 17 and Saudi Arabia on 16.

Lukaku makes Manchester United stronger - Ibrahimovic relishing forward link-up

In his exclusive sit-down Ibrahimovic said his recovery is coming along well, insisting: "When I come back to play football on the field I will be better than before". "I'm happy he [Lukaku] came, I think the team is much stronger this season", Ibrahimovic told ESPN. "The dimension of the player because it would be very easy for him to say goodbye, to say it's enough, one European competition, had [Europa League] success at Manchester United, big injury, goodbye".

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has a surprising opinion on Kaepernick's protest

Though neither has commented on the reported breakup, Rodgers admitted in a new interview with ESPN the Magazine that the public scrutiny of their relationship made it more hard. "That's what they're trying to get a conversation started around". "What it is to be pulled over, or profiled, or any number of issues that have happened, that Colin was referencing", he explains, "or any of my teammates have talked to me about".

Cowboys-Texans game canceled because Houston players can return home

The Astros and Rangers opted not to travel to Houston on Sunday night and spent the weekend in California. Even before Hurricane Harvey had made landfall, sandbags were. "They were saying the water was creeping up to their garage now", he said. Astros owner Jim Crane has made a sizable contribution to the relief efforts to assist the victims of Hurricane Harvey in and around Houston .

Arsenal reject £50m Manchester City bid for Alexis Sanchez

Wenger had insisted on numerous occasions that his club's stance over Sanchez's future will be different, but the player is clearly keen to leave and a reunion with his former Barcelona boss at City has been his preference for several months.

Why Isn't Flooding Covered By Regular Homeowners' Insurance?

Most homes in the path of Tropical Storm Harvey don't have the flood insurance that owners would need to rebuild if their homes are damaged or destroyed. There is no public database, and for privacy reasons, the program will disclose it only to the home's current owner - not to prospective home buyers - and only in writing after a written request, said Kevin St.

Victor Lindelof opens up on 'tough competition' at Manchester United

United have made four signings this summer in the form of Victor Lindelof , Romelu Lukaku , Nemanja Matic and Zlatan Ibrahimovic , who has re-joined the club after initially being released following a season-ending knee injury. "People can go on about the transfer fee but I thought Paul did really well and that's why we won the two major trophies a year ago, part of that was because he performed really well in the big games".

Kevin Hart challenges Beyonce, other celebs after donating $25K toward Harvey relief

Donate to charities you know and trust. The most reliable way to give through crowdfunding is to assist someone you know personally, Weiner says. Making relief donations and sending ❤️. Otherwise, they are generally considered gifts. "I just caught up to speed with everything that's happening with Hurricane Harvey , and this shit is unbelievable".

Federer passes five-set test to advance at US Open

But the veteran survived to register his 79th win in NY and set-up a second round match-up with either Russia's Mikhail Youzhny or Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia. "I thought it was pretty cool that he wanted me on the team". No man owns more. When he finally won he hugged Tiafoe over the net, and gave him a sympathetic pat on the stomach.

US Open: Federer beats Tiafoe in 5 sets

Open matches to 13-0. "In the fifth, it's a coin toss". Ultimately, the five-time US Open champion came through 4-6 6-2 6-1 1-6 6-4 and will now take on the Russian in the next stage. "I was definitely also lucky to play tonight because the rain". Nadal, who pulled out of Wimbledon in 2009 on the Friday night after the draw had been made due to ongoing knee problems, ultimately won comfortably against Lajovic but looked far from comfortable during the opening set under the roof on ...

Texas Rangers Donate $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief

That's an inaccurate portrayal.We didn't feel it was right to give our fans 24 hours notice that their tickets in late September were now good this week. In addition, the Astros' team owners and the club's Astros Foundation announced plans for a $4 million donation to Harvey relief. Watt - with an impassioned plea, $100,000 of his own money and an online fundraising drive - has raised $1.5 million since Sunday afternoon.

Maria Sharapova wins again in three sets

She will now face either Sofia Kenin or Sachia Vickery, both of the United States, for a place in the last 16. "But I felt fresh and I wanted to be the fittest player out there". In other first round matches No. 8 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russian Federation defeated Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (2), No.

Defence Ministry approves 1st phase of reforms in Indian Army: Arun Jaitley

The defence ministry has now set in motion a reform process in the army in accordance with the recommendations of a high-powered panel, headed by Lt Gen D B Shekatkar (rtd), that submitted its report in December 2016. Later, the committee claimed that if a majority of its recommendations were accepted, it would lead to the government saving Rs 25,000 crore in the next five years, which could then be invested in modernising the Indian Army's combat capabilities.

Barcelona Shoots Down Juventus' André Gomes Bid

The same publication report that Barcelona were not happy with the specifics of the offer having already rejected one loan bid and are supposedly seeking a full-time deal that can help them in their pursuit of other incoming targets. A deal to sign William Carvalho, Gomes' global teammate, from Sporting CP looked to be in the offing but failure to agree a fee led to the move breaking down.

An ESPN College Football Broadcaster Quit Because Of The Sport's Safety Concerns

Cunningham said he no longer felt comfortable in the "cheerleader's spot" for the sport. With growing concern about brain damage in the highest levels of football, more and more analysts are talking about the potential for serious traumatic injury.

Manchester United's Victor Lindelof admits it's tough not playing regularly

Victor Lindelof admits it has been tough watching from the sidelines during his first few weeks at Manchester United . The 23-year-old arrived at Old Trafford in a deal which could rise to nearly £40m earlier in the transfer window, but he is yet to make his Premier League debut for the club and has been left out of the squad for two of their three league fixtures so far.

Mercedes needs to develop to win title - Hamilton

It completed a weekend for Bottas where he was unable to get anywhere near the pace of team-mate Lewis Hamilton , and it left him with well adrift of the Briton and Scuderia Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in the championship standings with eight rounds remaining.

Transfer ALERT! Diego Costa edges towards Chelsea exit in £50million deal

Atletico had refused to go above £35m for Costa, safe in the knowledge they are the only club he wants to sign for. At 15:05 on Wednesday it looked more certain than ever that Diego Costa would secure his return to Atlético Madrid before the end of the transfer window.

Aussie Nick Kyrgios says he's not dedicated enough

After the match Kyrgios bemoaned his ill luck. Trainer Paul Ness works on Kyrgios, during a break in play. "Obviously Matty Reid, he's been helping me for this whole year and I know it's big for him to play the US Open "dubs". It's so dead and numb, it's incredibly weak. He screamed in frustration as he returned to his chair at the next changeover and was given a code violation for an audible obscenity by Carlos Ramos, the umpire.

Contact Made: Arsenal are Looking to Sign $39million Star

The Gunners are poised to approve exits for the likes of Mathieu Debuchy, Kieran Gibbs, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Lucas Perez, whilst there continues to be interest in Alexis Sanchez and Shkodran Mustafi. For Arsenal to be in such a panicked state is a huge blow to Wenger just three months after an FA Cup final triumph against Chelsea that the 67-year-old hoped would herald a new era of sustained success.

Kashmir: Intel inputs warn of fidayeen attack by Jaish-e-Mohammad

The IGP CRPF said the security forces "displayed extreme bravery during the attack". Police and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have also interceptedcommunications indicating the possibility of major fidayeen attacks in the Valley around Eid-ul-Azha festivities - beginning on 2 September.