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Murray to skip Australian Open

Murray to skip Australian Open

He is desperate to avoid surgery, saying the chances of a "successful outcome are not as high as I would like". Confirmation of his absence came hours after Kei Nishikori announced that he, also, wouldn't have enough time to fully recover from a torn wrist tendon before the Australian Open starts January 15 in Melbourne.


Stunning development claims Liverpool could unveil Keita signing on Sunday

Stunning development claims Liverpool could unveil Keita signing on Sunday

In a bid to replace Philippe Coutinho, who joined Barcelona earlier in the week, Liverpool are understood to want to push forward Keita's arrival on Merseyside. Recent reports suggested that Liverpool were looking into the prospect of bringing the move forward by five months, though, as they are keen to bolster their midfield ranks for the business end of the current season.


Manchester City unwilling to splash £35m on Alexis Sanchez

Manchester City unwilling to splash £35m on Alexis Sanchez

It's pretty clear that Alexis wants to move to City, and reports have said that personal terms have been agreed for some time now, the two teams just need to agree a price. It remains to be seen whether he will choose to join the Manchester Red outfit or end up reuniting with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City . What we believe really is there are some players in the football world if you have the chance to sign them in January, March or July, you have to try and that's it.


Australian Open 2018: What the players are saying

Australian Open 2018: What the players are saying

Cilic certainly hasn't played his best tennis post-injury sustained at Wimbledon, but has a tendency to beat those worse and lose against better opponents. "I've done really everything in my power, with a team of people around me, to enable me to be right here in front of you guys, and to compete in Australian Open", the six-time champion at the Australian Open said.


Astros Acquire Gerrit Cole from Pirates

Astros Acquire Gerrit Cole from Pirates

Cole, the former No. 1 overall pick out of UCLA in 2011, is married to Brandon Crawford's sister Amy. The Pirates begin their rebuild after missing the playoffs in consecutive seasons, a strategy that might also lead them to trade longtime outfielder Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison , among others.


Sam Vokes starts for Burnley at Crystal Palace

Sam Vokes starts for Burnley at Crystal Palace

He's done very well recently for us and was in the team on merit. Christian Benteke picked up a good assist with a flicked ball out to the left but it was all about Sako in truth, the winger driving inside and punishing Burnley for some nervy defending as they backed off and he drove the ball hard across goal and into the corner.