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Liverpool talent Bobby Adekanye set for Lazio

As per a number of reports across both the English and Italian medias, Liverpool starlet Bobby Adekanye is set to join Serie A outfit Lazio in the summer. Liverpool prodigy Adekanye is a versatile 20-year-old attacker who generally plies his trade on the right-wing, but can also line out on the left or in a no.10 role behind the strikers. The youngster, renowned for his eye for the spectacular, joined Liverpool’s youth setup from Barcelona. Adekanye is regarded by many as one of the finest pro...

Keep it Simple: Klæbo Wins with Harvey in 10th, Hamilton 13th

Johannes Høflot Klæbo wins the sprint with Federico Pelligrino and Sindre Bjørnestad Skar following. (Photo: John Lazenby/ How to play the Johannes Høsflot Klæbo sprint game? It has got to go through every sprinter’s mind. As the day’s fastest qualifier, Klæbo set the tone in 3:07.61. Prior to Friday’s 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint in Québec, the young Norwegian had started nine World Cup sprints this season. He had won seven of them and placed second in another. And he...
Tags: Racing, World Cup, Alex Harvey, Alexander Bolshunov, Federico Pellegrino, Johannes Høsflot Klæbo, Logan Hanneman, Simi Hamilton, Sindre Bjornestad Skar

Liverpool fans love Virgil van Dijk’s message to Matthijs De Ligt

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been speaking about his fellow countryman Matthijs De Ligt. The 19-year-old has been linked with a move away from AFC Ajax with FC Barcelona and Liverpool linked. De Ligt has proven himself to be one of Europe’s most exciting young talents in his side’s extraordinary season. Van Dijk on De Ligt: “I am very happy that he is standing next to me” AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – OCTOBER 13: Leroy Sane of Germany shoots under pressure from Matthijs de Ligt of the Ne...

Nilsson Grasps Sprint Cup with Québec Win: Bjornsen sixth, Caldwell seventh, Diggins 10th

The women’s sprint podium. L to R, Maja Dahlqvist, Stina Nilsson, Jonna Sundling. (Photo: John There was wind. Some snow. And certainly 1.6-kilometers of soft leg-sapping snow during Friday’s freestyle sprint in Québec. This was no 2.5 minute in duration hard-pack speed fest. It was a grind. Take off too early and plenty of real estate remained for a decaying fade. Sit back, control the effort, ride the draft a bit on the skier train and the slow snow could, in fact, k...
Tags: News, Racing, World Cup, Jessie Diggins, Maiken Caspersen Falla, Quebec City World Cup, Sadie Bjornsen, Sophie Caldwell, Stina Nilsson

Recession ahead? Stocks, bond yields fall sharply as growth worries spread

By Damian J. Troise and Alex Veiga, The Associated Press Wall Street was roiled Friday by new signs that global economic growth is slowing. The jitters triggered a sell-off in stocks and sent bond yields sharply lower, flashing a possible recession warning. The wave of selling knocked 460 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average and gave the benchmark S&P 500 index its worst day since Jan. 3. The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks fell more than the rest of the market as traders off...
Tags: Business, Economy, Technology, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories PSN, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories Sun, Top Stories WDN

McGinley confident for Lahinch field but hints date change may help Irish Open

Paul McGinley is looking to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open with optimism. Picture © Brian Arthur Paul McGinley insists the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open is "bigger than Rory McIlroy" but admits a date change could help it remain one of Europe's most attractive titles.The Dubliner concedes that putting together a top quality field in an era when players have all the leverage is "a tou...
Tags: European Tour

Predators’ History with College Free Agents

It’s the time of the year when the college hockey season is coming an end and that means several things when it comes to NHL teams. For collegiate players who have been drafted, it means they have the opportunity to sign with the team that drafted them, potentially joining that team for the remainder of the regular season. However, for college players who either haven’t been drafted or have been drafted but never signed and just completed their senior season, they become unrestricted free agents...
Tags: Europe, Usa, Minnesota, Washington, Germany, Milwaukee, Brown University, Sport, United Kingdom, Gm, Switzerland, Kings, Finland, Lightning, Denmark, Nashville

Everton to turn down summer Richarlison offers as January bids revealed

Richarlison will be going nowhere Everton are set to turn down any bids for Brazilian forward Richarlison this summer after the player was the subject of several offers in the January window. It’s safe to say that Richarlison has been a hit at Goodison Park since signing from Watford. Marco Silva moved to sign his former player as soon as he joined Everton, completing a reunion of great expectation. Despite a dip in form since January, the Brazilian has lived up expectations, scoring 12 goals i...
Tags: Europe, England, Milan, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Everton, Watford, Ac Milan, Inter Milan, Goodison Park, Watford Fc, Everton Fc, Andre Gomes, Marco Silva, Richard Heathcote Getty

All signs point towards Matthijs de Ligt to Barcelona

A number of reports across the Spanish media today have suggested that Barcelona are inching closer to sealing a deal for Ajax star Matthijs de Ligt. Ajax prodigy de Ligt, a 19-year-old central defender, is widely-regarded as one of, if not the finest young talent on the planet. Despite his tender years, the gifted stopper has already established himself as a regular at both club level with Ajax, and on the international stage with the Netherlands. de Ligt’s combination of physique, athleticis...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, La Liga, Netherlands, Juventus, Barca, Camp Nou, Antoine Griezmann, Fc Barcelona, Leroy Sane, Catalunya, Mino Raiola

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the NHL's Global Series            [Author: AP]
Tags: Europe, News, Ap, Prague, NHL, Stockholm, Tampa Bay Lightning, Chicago Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers, Buffalo Sabres, Blackhawks Sabres

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in ’19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the NHL’s Global Series. Chicago and Philadelphia will face off in the Czech Republic’s capital Oct. 4, while Buffalo and Tampa Bay play their games in […]
Tags: Europe, News, Sports, Chicago, Czech Republic, Prague, Philadelphia, Buffalo, NHL, Stockholm, Tampa Bay Lightning, Chicago Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers, Buffalo Sabres, Tampa Bay, Blackhawks Sabres

Wednesday Workout: The Pressure is Off Approach to Your First World Cup

Gus Schumacher during the 1.6 k classic sprint qualifier at Junior World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland. (Photo: Doug Stephen) At eighteen-years-old, Gus Schumacher remains composed in what is a pressure cooker of endurance sport. There he was last week on his home tracks of Kincaid Park in Anchorage, AK., claiming four first place medals and providing locals a deep-well of pride. If in fact this young man is stressed before or during a race, it’d be hard to notice. And maybe part of that...
Tags: Europe, Resources, Sport, Alaska, Skiing, World Cup, Norway, Workouts, Quebec City, Anchorage, Schumacher, Anchorage AK, Kincaid Park, Lahti Finland, Wednesday Workout, Doug Stephen

Mizuno RB Tour/RB Tour X: Does The World Really Need Another Tour-Level Golf Ball?

There are fundamental truths in this world one can’t really argue with. One of those is if you want to play golf, you’re going to need golf balls. Let’s pause and allow the brilliance of that observation sink in. Another fundamental truth is where there’s a need, there will always be battalions of people with machinery making stuff to fill that need, troops of marketers convincing you you can’t live without it, and a cadre of salespeople making sure you buy theirs. Case in point – hit the PGA To...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Nike, Sport, Taiwan, Pga, Golf, North America, Mizuno, New Releases, Tommy Armour, Mizzy, Voshall, Chris Voshall Mizuno, Feng Tay, Cone Dimples

Whicker: Collin Welp is part of UC Irvine’s legacy class

UC Irvine forward Collin Welp, left, and forward Jonathan Galloway, right, celebrate after Welp scored a basket against Cal State Fullerton during Saturday’s Big West Tournament title game at Honda Center. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Contributing Photographer) UC Irvine guard Max Hazzard (2) celebrates with forward Collin Welp, right, after Welp made a basket and drew a foul during the second half of the Big West Tournament title game against Cal State Fullerton on Saturday night at Honda Cente...
Tags: Europe, Washington, Germany, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, College sports, Ncaa, San Jose, Philadelphia, Christian, Honda, Duke, Cal State Fullerton, Turner

How does Euro 2020 qualifying work?

London (AFP) – Euro 2020 qualifiers get under way on Thursday with 24 places up for grabs at next year’s tournament, which will be held in 12 countries across Europe. How does it work? UEFA’s... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Europe, London, Sport, Soccer, Uefa, Afp

Business briefly: US stocks give up an early rally; JLL buys HFF in Texas

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Tuesday after a late-afternoon splash of selling erased early gains, ending a weeklong rally. Banks accounted for much of the decline, along with utilities and industrial companies. Those losses offset gains in health care, technology and consumer products stocks. The S&P 500 index slipped 0.37 points, or 0.01 percent, to 2,832.57. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 26.72 points, or 0.1 percent, to 25,887.38. The Nasdaq composite gained 9.47 points, o...
Tags: Europe, Business, Elon Musk, Texas, US, Tesla, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Treasury, Manhattan, Dallas, SEC, Securities And Exchange Commission, Musk, Commercial Real Estate

Facebook settles lawsuits over ad-targeting discrimination

By Barbara Ortutay, The Associated Press Facebook is settling five lawsuits alleging that its advertising systems enabled discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads. That clears one big legal issue for the social network but leaves others, including government investigations in the U.S. and Europe over its data and privacy practices. Plaintiffs in the cases include the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Fair Housing Alliance and others. Facebook says it will overhaul ad targe...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Sport, Soccer, BARBARA ORTUTAY, Associated Press Facebook

The satirical punk website The Hard Times is ready to make some noise as a podcast

Friends Matt Saincome and Bill Conway once ran a story on their satirical punk website The Hard Times that had the headline “Pretentious Friend Only Listens to Podcasts On Vinyl.” They should hope nobody is that pretentious or they may have to blow wads of cash on pressing and distributing vinyl records since they have a fledgling podcast network of their own now. And with a guest list that so far has included punk legends from bands including Minor Threat and Cro-Mags, this podcast is no joke. ...
Tags: Google, Europe, Oregon, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Stagecoach, Silver Lake, Bay Area, Conway, Matt, Vicki, Baxter, KROQ, John Joseph, Brian Baker

Barcelona keeping tabs on Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico

Spanish giants Barcelona are are expressing an interest in the signature of Ajax star Nicolas Tagliafico, according to Mundo Deportivo. Ajax standout Tagliafico, a 26-year-old left-back, made the move to the Johan Cruijff Arena in January of last year, when Ajax forked out around £4 million to secure the stopper’s signing from Independiente. He immediately went on to establish himself as a key contributor for the Dutch giants over the second-half of last season, impressing on his way to 15 Ere...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Amsterdam, Arsenal, Argentina, Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez, Camp Nou, Juan Mata, Jordi Alba, Murcia

Europe-based budding stars get Olympic call-ups in Africa

Johannesburg (AFP) – Young Africans on the books of clubs in top European leagues have been called up for Olympic Games qualifying duty with 26 matches scheduled between Wednesday and next Tuesday. Among them are... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Europe, Africa, Sport, Soccer, Johannesburg, Afp

Jovic playing huge role in Eintracht Frankfurt’s success

BERLIN (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt has reached the Europa League quarterfinals and is closing in on Champions League qualification. Luka Jovic has played a huge role in both. The 21-year-old Serbia forward has emerged as one of Europe’s most exciting players, scoring 15 goals in the Bundesliga and ensuring Frankfurt’s progress in the Europa League […]
Tags: Europe, News, Berlin, Sports, Ap, Frankfurt, Serbia, Europa League, Eintracht Frankfurt, Jovic, Luka Jovic

Revisiting David Poile’s Drafts – 1998

The Nashville Predators have been an NHL franchise since the 1998-99 season after the city was granted an expansion team in June 1997. In their 20 seasons of existence, there has been one constant: general manager David Poile, who’s served that role since the franchise’s inception. Therefore, he’s been the architect of every team that’s suited up, from the inaugural roster through the 2018-19 rendition. That means he’s been the decision-maker in a lot of drafts and has made a lot of picks, 178 t...
Tags: Europe, Usa, Sweden, Russia, Milwaukee, Sport, Finland, Newfoundland, Dallas, Nashville, Latvia, Detroit Red Wings, Ussr, Slovakia, AHL, Hockey

African players in Europe: Mane stars, Salah struggles

Paris (AFP) – Sadio Mane starred and Mohamed Salah struggled for Liverpool at the weekend as the contrasting fortunes of the highest profile African stars in Europe continued. Senegalese Mane scored the first goal and... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Paris, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Afp, Salah

Pochettino opens up on Real Madrid offers: ‘I don’t have the feeling of having missed the Madrid train’

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino this afternoon spoke openly regarding the links between he and Spanish giants Real Madrid. Spurs stint Argentine tactician Pochettino made the move to North London in the summer of 2014, on the back of an impressive 18-month spell in charge of Southampton. And the 47-year-old has since gone on to establish himself as one of English football’s most highly-regarded managers. Despite Pochettino having splashed out only a fraction of the net spending totted up...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Southampton, Wembley Stadium, Spurs, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Real Madrid, Champions League, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund, Zinedine Zidane

Courchevel Fire – how safe are seasonaires in ski resorts?

After the fatal fire earlier this year in an apartment block that housed season workers we ask how safe are seasonaires in ski resorts? How safe are seasonaires in ski resorts? During the early hours of Sunday 20th January, a fire ripped through a building in Courchevel. This devastating fire left 2 dead and 25 injured.  The fire started on the 1st floor and rapidly spread up to the 2nd. The wooded block style building housed workers for the Tournier Group. A chain of luxury hotels, bars and r...
Tags: Europe, Hotels, Sport, Skiing, Snowboarding, Columns, Courchevel, Danger, Chalets, Dauphine Libere, Lodgings, Fire Regulations, Fire Safety In Ski Resorts, Seasonaires, Tournier Group

Bolshunov wins 15 k in Falun and the Distance Cup; Harvey 11th, David Norris 16th

The men’s podium from the Falun, Sweden 15 k skate. From left to right, Norway’s Martin Johnsrud Sundby in Second, Alexander Bolshunov of Russia first, and Didrik Tønseth of Norway third. (Photo: screenshot) Sunday’s men’s 15-kilometer freestyle individual start race in Falun, Sweden, was the final European stop for the World Cup. With the race concluded, athletes will pack up ski bags, moth-ball the wax buses, and jet across the Atlantic. Next week athletes will race amidst the cr...
Tags: Europe, General, News, Russia, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, World Cup, Norway, Seefeld, Anchorage, Harvey, Norris, Alex Harvey, U S Ski Team

Liverpool & Man United target Joao Felix responds to transfer rumours

Felix responds to transfer rumours Over the last couple of months, Benfica wonderkid Joao Felix has been linked with a number of clubs. Liverpool are said to have had a £61m bid for Felix rejected earlier this season. Manchester United were then linked with a £100m swoop for Felix in February. Somewhat surprisingly, newly-promoted Premier League outfit Wolves have also been linked with a move for the 19-year-old. Now, speaking to Spanish outlet Marca, Felix has opened up on his future: “My drea...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, James Milner, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Fulham, Man United, Liverpool Fc, Benfica, Virgil Van Dijk, Everton Fc, FELIX

Spanish radio reveals why Monchi turned down Arsenal for Sevilla

Spanish outlet Cadena Ser this afternoon provided an insight into why Monchi rejected a move to Arsenal, in favour of a Sevilla return. Sevilla stint 50-year-old Monchi is best-remembered for his time in La Liga with Sevilla. After lining out with the Andalusian outfit for 9 years between 1990 and 1999, the Spaniard was appointed as the club’s sporting director in 2000. And Monchi went on to establish himself as one of European football’s most highly-respected figures over the course of his 17...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Arsenal, Emirates, Robin Van Persie, Sevilla, Ac Milan, Wojciech Szczesny, Afc, Roma, north London, ROME Italy

Dembele scores again as Lyon beats Montpellier 3-2

PARIS (AP) — Spurred on by in-form Moussa Dembele, Lyon bounced back from its Champions League elimination, and revived its hopes of direct qualification for Europe’s top competition next season, after beating Montpellier 3-2 in the French league on Sunday. Lyon, which slumped to a 5-1 loss at Barcelona midweek in the last 16 of […]
Tags: Europe, News, Sports, Barcelona, Ap, Paris, Montpellier, Lyon, Dembele, Moussa Dembele Lyon

Sadio Mane sets new record with opening goal vs Fulham

Fulham vs Liverpool Liverpool took on Fulham in the first Premier League game on Sunday. The Reds headed into the game knowing a win would see them go temporarily top of the Premier League as Manchester City were in FA Cup action on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s side will have been full of confidence heading into the game after beating Bayern Munich 3-1 in Germany earlier in the week. Fulham, on the other hand, were the most out of form Premier League side heading into the game. They also have the w...
Tags: Europe, England, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Claudio Ranieri, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Fulham, Lfc, Reds, UEFA Champions League

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