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Daily Archives: August 16, 2017

Box-office projections historic for Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight

The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor megafight is on pace to become an unprecedented success in revenue and viewership, according to the UFC’s president and the co-president of the promotion’s parent company. “This is the biggest event that has ever happened in combat sports,” Dana White, speaking

Football transfer gossip: Rose, Coutinho, Sanchez, Van Dijk

For completed deals, check our transfers page. Transfer news Tottenham are not expected to entertain offers from Chelsea for full-back Danny Rose, 27, with the Blues ready to double his salary. (Evening Standard) Daniel Levy, the Tottenham chairman, says midfielder Dele Alli, 21, would not

Wins for Sevilla and Napoli

Sevilla boosted their hopes of reaching the Champions League group stages for a third successive season with a play-off first-leg 2-1 win at Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir. The home side, appearing in their first Champions League game, fell behind to Sergio Escudero’s first-half opener and

Celtic 5-0 Astana: Brendan Rodgers hails ‘brilliant performance’

Brendan Rodgers praised midfielder Nir Bitton’s performance at centre-half in the absence of injured duo Dedryck Boyata and Erik Sviatchenko Manager Brendan Rodgers described Celtic’s 5-0 Champions League play-off win over Astana as an “outstanding team performance” but insisted there is work to be done

Jonny Evans a surprise transfer target for Man City

Manchester City are believed to have made an initial approach to Premier League rivals West Brom for defender Jonny Evans. City boss Pep Guardiola confirmed last month that he was hoping to have a bigger pool of centre-halves to choose from and Northern Ireland international

‘It’s still only half-time’, says Brendan Rodgers

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers insisted that it was only half-time in the tie after his team’s resounding 5-0 win over Astana in the first leg of their Champions League playoff at Celtic Park.   After a relatively hesitant opening, Celtic cut through the Kazakhstan champions from