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Neymar free to make PSG debut as Barcelona receive transfer fee

Neymar free to make PSG debut as Barcelona receive transfer fee

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho had been targeting the 23-year-old for a while, having managed the Brazilian utility man whilst at Real Madrid , although he looks set to miss out to PSG. BBC Sport understands City were the only English club accused, although Federation Internationale de Football Association say they are yet to receive an official complaint.


Axed Force to fight Super Rugby decision

Axed Force to fight Super Rugby decision

The ARU said it chose to discontinue the Force's Super Rugby licence following weeks of consultation with rugby bodies and stakeholders, including government and commercial partners. "RugbyWA is considering all options including bringing urgent proceedings in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and legal action relating to the circumstances which led it to enter into the Alliance Agreement with the ARU".


Timothy Fosu-Mensah joins Crystal Palace on season-long loan

Timothy Fosu-Mensah joins Crystal Palace on season-long loan

Fosu-Mensah made his Premier League debut against Arsenal in February 2016 and has featured 12 times in the top flight. "I must now repay that back by putting in some good performances for the club". "I am only 19 years old and still have a lot to learn and therefore getting the opportunity to play more games on a regular basis will help my development".



The weekend's five big storylines to watch

Arsenal are looking to start their season off with a win as they seek to establish themselves as title contenders against former champions Leicester City in the opening game of the season. Even so, Conte has done his best to get billionaire Blues owner Roman Abramovich to throw his financial muscle behind Chelsea's title defence. While a big positive for Arsenal this season has been retaining Alexis Sanchez , a season out of the Champions League after nearly 20 years could also ...


Pliskova through to Rogers Cup quarters; Venus, Kerber ousted

Pliskova through to Rogers Cup quarters; Venus, Kerber ousted

In early evening action, former World No.11 Sloane Stephens stunned Angelique Kerber, 6-2, 6-2 to book a quarterfinal date with Lucie Safarova . Furthermore, Pliskova, as the current World No. Most recently they played on grass in Eastbourne with Pliskova winning that in straight sets. Safavora, the tombeuse of Quebec Fran├žoise Abanda in the first round, will meet the iron with the victor of the duel between the German Angelique Kerber in the American Sloane Stephens .


Hip injury forces Andy Murray to pull out of Cincinnati Masters

Hip injury forces Andy Murray to pull out of Cincinnati Masters

Novak Djokovic has already revealed he will sit out the rest of the season with an elbow injury while Stan Wawrinka has also withdrawn from Cincinnati. Andy Murray has been struggling with a persistent hip injury. "The five successive tournaments that Murray won at the end of past year, thus securing the number one ranking, are beginning to feel like ancient history", says Simon Briggs of the Daily Telegraph .