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Spurs' World Cup stars are in fine fettle, claims boss Pochettino

Spurs' World Cup stars are in fine fettle, claims boss Pochettino

I think all the squad showed their commitment - with the club - with the team. More unconvincing set-piece defending left Lloris thwarting Ayoze Perez at close quarters and Tottenham just about hung on after Vertonghen deflected an effort from substitute Rondon against the crossbar.


Manchester United won't sell Paul Pogba

Manchester United won't sell Paul Pogba

Pogba will remain captain for the Brighton game, although Mourinho explained that Antonio Valencia will reclaim the armband when he returns to action following a calf injury. Pogba was lauded by players and manager alike for his leadership role in France's World Cup triumph and Jenas is anxious that the spat with Mourinho and speculation over the player's future could jeopardise his good form.


Deontay Wilder gatecrashes Tyson Fury weigh-in to trade insults with rival

Deontay Wilder gatecrashes Tyson Fury weigh-in to trade insults with rival

Where Tyson Fury goes, controversy follows, and that was the case at the Europa Hotel in Belfast where the weigh-in was taking place ahead of fight night at Windsor Park on Saturday. Tyson Fury responds to taunts from Deontay Wilder . Wilder will be ringside for the fight, and a November bout between him and Fury is expected to be announced immediately afterward.


Federer takes first step as eighth Cincinnati title beckons

Federer takes first step as eighth Cincinnati title beckons

The 20-time major victor skipped Toronto last week to pace himself with the tournament at Flushing Meadows followed by the Laver Cup in Chicago in mid-September. Then I hurt my elbow. "We have been definitely thinking about the options with my hip". After surviving five match points, the British No 1 eventually succumbed 6-4, 7-5.


Here is why ICC ranked all batsmen 'number one'

Here is why ICC ranked all batsmen 'number one'

That appears unlikely - India have already ditched one opener, Shikhar Dhawan, this series. "Conditions have been tough as you have seen right through this series", Shastri said. "You saw him in the nets, he is moving much better and improving by the day". A side like England, when they play like that, they can outplay anybody'.


Hewitt derides 'money grab' change to Davis Cup; Australia's tie in limbo

Hewitt derides 'money grab' change to Davis Cup; Australia's tie in limbo

The 210 member nations - whose votes are weighted in an electoral college system - delivered a 71.43 per cent majority in favour of the controversial proposals of the Kosmos investment group. LTA chief executive Scott Lloyd said in a statement: "We take our responsibilities with regard to voting on the future of the competition extremely seriously and after consulting widely, regrettably, we do not feel we can support the proposals as they stand".