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Ozil's Turkish hometown switches street sign after he quits German team

Ozil's Turkish hometown switches street sign after he quits German team

Ozil has quit the German national team citing the controversy over a photograph with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan as reason for his decision. "I think his time to play in the national team is over". The Arsenal squad has arrived in Singapore today morning where they will finish about two weeks and they will play three matches including one against Unai Emery's former employers and gunners arch rival Chelsea.


Carmelo Anthony to sign with Houston Rockets

Carmelo Anthony to sign with Houston Rockets

With his pending trade from the Thunder to the Hawks expected to take several days, Anthony is unlikely to become a free agent before next week. Anthony likely never will don a Hawks uniform, though, as Atlanta is expected to buy out the veteran forward and make him a free agent.



Sky rider Moscon expelled from Tour de France for hitting rival

Four-time champion Froome can pull level with the likes of former five-time winners Jacques Anquetil, Bernard Hinault, Eddy Merckx and Miguel Indurain if he triumphs on the Champs Elysees next Sunday. Team Sky's Tour de France bid plunged into turmoil after one of its riders was disqualified for punching an opponent. The British outfit have detractors, both stemming from their recent dominance of the sport, and because of a recent anti-doping investigation into Froome, which was dropped ...


Johnny Manziel off to last-place Alouettes in five-player trade

Johnny Manziel off to last-place Alouettes in five-player trade

Johnny Football Canadien? The Hamilton Tiger-Cats traded much-discussed backup quarterback Johnny Manziel to the Montreal Alouettes Sunday evening. He would finish his college career with two All-SEC nods in his only two seasons before being drafted by the Browns with the 22nd-overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft.


Denzeil Boadu warms bench as Dortmund beats Manchester City

Denzeil Boadu warms bench as Dortmund beats Manchester City

Despite being heavily involved in England's World Cup qualifying campaign and having 75 caps for his country, Gareth Southgate omitted Hart from the 23-man squad that went to Russian Federation. I've played at the highest level for a long time and done a lot of things in the game. I need to be an important player at a club and I think that can only happen with a permanent move.


Manchester United consider making £65m bid for Harry Maguire

Manchester United consider making £65m bid for Harry Maguire

United play AC Milan, Liverpool and Real Madrid in the United States this month before travelling to Germany to take on Bayern Munich in their final pre-season clash on 5 August. The Portuguese boss wants to add a commanding centre-back to his squad this summer but will need to get one out first with Marcos Rojo, Eric Bailly and Chris Smalling subject to enquiries.