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England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray in court trial

England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray in court trial

Ali is also accused of affray . The 27-year-old was cleared unanimously after a week-long trial that began on August 6 by a jury consisting of six men and as many women. He has claimed Mr Ali and Mr Hale were being homophobic towards two gay men, Kai Barry and William O'Connor. England cricket player Ben Stokes listens as his lawyer reads a statement outside Bristol Crown Court after he was acquitted of affray in Bristol, Britain, August 14, 2018. Read More

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Tottenham stands pat during a busy Premier League transfer window

Tottenham stands pat during a busy Premier League transfer window

De Bruyne also played a key role for Belgium en route to the last four before they lost to eventual winners France and the midfielder also only started his pre-season preparations earlier this week. Interest in Barcelona defender Yerry Mina was tempered by prohibitive agent demands, with the Colombia worldwide instead heading to Everton . "My perception? He arrived Monday, happy, proud, with a desire to work", the United boss said of the club-record signing. Read More

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Lucas Perez joins West Ham on a permanent deal from Arsenal

Lucas Perez joins West Ham on a permanent deal from Arsenal

West Ham United made two further signings on transfer deadline day to take their total summer spending to nearly £100 million, behind only Liverpool, Chelsea and Fulham in the entire Premier League . "We welcome Lucas to West Ham United ". Director of Football Mario Husillos has expressed his happiness of landing the Spaniard saying he is very experienced and will help West Ham score goals and be creative up front. Read More

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Jose Mourinho confirms several absentees for Leicester City opener

Jose Mourinho confirms several absentees for Leicester City opener

Part of this can be explained by the fact one of the 20 Premier League clubs - Tottenham - saw no incomings, the first time this has happened since the summer transfer window was introduced in 2003. "So it's hard for me to understand or to feel or to believe that we finished second, which I keep saying that I - and sometimes it's also hard to believe - that I won eight championships and three Premier Leagues". Read More

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Sam Allardyce: Manchester United's negotiations have broken down

Sam Allardyce: Manchester United's negotiations have broken down

It is understood United officials have grown increasingly tired and suspicious of Pogba's high-profile agent Mino Raiola, whom they blame for stories that his client would prefer to play for Barcelona . Alexis Sanchez insists he is ready to help Manchester United win trophies after going through a "learning period" at Old Trafford last season. Manchester United finished 19 points behind Premier League champions Manchester City last season, while bitter rivals Liverpool FC have spent ... Read More

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino happy with squad despite no signings

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino happy with squad despite no signings

The Sun say that Cilla's new owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens plan to temper Grealish's did appointment, "by hiking his current £17,000-a-week wages to the £50,000 Spurs had set aside for him". "We saw with Arsenal they had to sell a player every summer - if Spurs can get away with that then fair play". "It's a fearless decision". "I don't feel the panic in football". Read More

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Kieran Trippier wanted by PSG, Juventus and Real Madrid

Kieran Trippier wanted by PSG, Juventus and Real Madrid

The former Inter Milan star has reportedly been training on his own since his return from holiday - the midfielder had an extended break due to his participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. However, Corriere dello Sport claims that Suning has offered to sponsor the deal by paying a percentage of Modric's wages which would allow Inter to complete the move without breaking any rules. Read More

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Richard Keys' response to Rafa Benitez's complaints has been described as 'embarrassing'

Richard Keys' response to Rafa Benitez's complaints has been described as 'embarrassing'

The Venezuelan global becomes Newcastle's sixth summer signing following the arrivals of Martin Dubravka, Kenedy, Ki Sung-yueng, Fabian Schar and Yoshinori Muto. "If you are asking me if it is ideal, I would say no, because the way that I like to work is doing things early". "I said two months ago what we needed, and 10 days before the start of season we have four or five players we thought we could bring but we haven't - and we still are where we are", concluded a frustrated Benitez. Read More

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Edgbaston game was fabulous advert for Test cricket: Root

Edgbaston game was fabulous advert for Test cricket: Root

Anderson gave England, and their expectant crowd, a fine start on a sunny morning, but it was not the wicket he told a press conference the previous evening he would go to bed dreaming about. "It's going to be close tomorrow, the first hour will be crucial - you'll win or lose the game in that first hour". "No-one is invincible in world cricket". Read More

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Ernesto Valverde to decide Yerry Mina Barcelona future Jordi Mestre

Ernesto Valverde to decide Yerry Mina Barcelona future Jordi Mestre

Marco Silva insists that Everton have been aware of his transfer targets since his first day at the club and stressed that their season hinges on bringing in reinforcements before Thursday's deadline. The 83-time capped Belgium worldwide is expected to finalize his move to the Old Trafford in the next couple of days. Mina impressed for his country at this summer's World Cup , scoring three goals as Colombia reached the second round, before being eliminated by Gareth Southgate's England ... Read More

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Sarri and Courtois set to stage talks over goalkeeper’s future

Sarri and Courtois set to stage talks over goalkeeper’s future

Indeed, Jorginho struggled in the beaten XI on his competitive debut for Chelsea having opted for a swift reunion with ex-Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri , despite being courted at length by City. At the beginning it is a little more hard until we get the new style of play and its changes. But Sarri indicated his desire to keep his best players at the club ahead for the new season. Read More

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India takes control of 1st Test vs England

India takes control of 1st Test vs England

Then in the last over before lunch, Sharma struck twice to dismiss Bairstow, caught at first slip, and Ben Stokes (6), caught at third slip, in the space of three balls. The 20-year-old No 8 Curran's impressive batting effort came just a day after the Surrey left-arm swing bowler had taken Test-best figures of four for 74. Read More

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Pedro signs Chelsea contract extension until 2020

Pedro signs Chelsea contract extension until 2020

Rumours of discontent had been swirling at the conclusion of Chelsea's previous campaign, and the Express also claim that Courtois has informed those around him he is keen to secure his Real Madrid switch. Not only has he started all of Chelsea's pre-season friendlies so far, but along with summer import Jorginho he has probably been their best player. Read More

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Trump rails against Mueller in Sunday tweetstorm

Trump rails against Mueller in Sunday tweetstorm

A White House official told CNN previous year that Trump interviewed Mueller as a potential replacement for fired FBI Director James Comey . Mueller is investigating whether Trump campaign officials worked with Moscow to try to sway the 2016 US presidential election , something commonly referred to as collusion by the media and public officials. Read More

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India openers make encouraging start in reply to England's 287 all out

India openers make encouraging start in reply to England's 287 all out

England have confirmed Ben Stokes could yet feature in the second Test at Lord's next Thursday should his trial for affray in Bristol, which begins on Monday, be adjourned on its first or second day. But he answered his critics with a brilliant 149 as, with wickets falling all around him - Ravi Ashwin was clean-bowled by Anderson for 10 and Shami fell caught behind off Anderson for two to leave India on 169 for seven, still over 100 runs in arrears - he held his nerve and went on the ... Read More

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Thomas, Dumoulin and Roglic braced for brutal 31km that will decide Tour

Thomas, Dumoulin and Roglic braced for brutal 31km that will decide Tour

With the stage win, Roglic also improved his place in the general classification, moving above Chris Froome to sit third on the overall classification ahead of the penultimate stage time trial. Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha-Alpecin), Mikel Landa (Movistar), Rafal Majka (BORA-hansgrohe) and Bardet attacked halfway up the ascent while Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors), in the polka dots jersey, claimed the Souvenir Jacques-Goddet for being the first to the summit. Read More

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Is Tiger Woods back?

Is Tiger Woods back?

The welcome nostalgia trip was short lived, however, as a run of bum luck on the eleventh and twelfth holes cost Woods three strokes just as his playing partner, Molinari, began turning on the jets. Many feel it's only a matter of time before Woods adds another major to his resume. I don't back away. Despite having won two of his last five tournaments in the build-up to Carnoustie, Molinari was considered an outsider. Read More

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Pakistan Election Day Bombing Kills at Least 30

Pakistan Election Day Bombing Kills at Least 30

Get the latest top stories, current affairs, sports, business, entertainment, politics, astrology, spirituality, and many more here only on ABP News. A Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI ) worker was killed and two others injured as party activists clashed with Awami National Party (ANP) workers outside a polling station in Nawan Kali in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, according to Express News. Read More

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Barca agree €41m deal to sign Malcom

Barca agree €41m deal to sign Malcom

Reports have suggested that Barcelona see Malcom as an alternative to Willian. Barcelona appear to have won the race to sign Malcom from Bordeaux , pipping Roma to his signature at the last minute. "Aside from his speed, he also has great technical ability and links up well with his team-mates, one of the main aspects of Barca's football". He is Barca's second Brazilian summer signing - after £35.5m Gremio midfielder Arthur, 21 . Read More

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More Than 100 Allege Misconduct By Ohio State Team Doctor

More Than 100 Allege Misconduct By Ohio State Team Doctor

Ohio State has received allegations about the late doctor, Richard Strauss , which involved male athletes from 14 sports, as well as other students, according to the AP report . On Tuesday, a separate lawsuit was filed by a former OSU wrestler identified as John Doe 1. The lawsuit filed Monday seeks compensation for damages in an amount to be determined at trial. Read More

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Stokes set to play in India opener

Stokes set to play in India opener

One-day worldwide and Test cricket might be worlds apart but there is no doubt England go into the first match of the upcoming five-game Test series, beginning at Edgbaston on August 1, with far greater momentum and confidence. " England still have got some glaring weaknesses against spin and they were highlighted there". Lord's was a bit of wake up call for India as well. Read More

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Coats says he was not criticizing Trump for inviting Putin to visit

Coats says he was not criticizing Trump for inviting Putin to visit

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee blasted President Donald Trump for his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin last week, saying the president "acts like he's compromised ". Tweeting from his golf course in New Jersey, Mr Trump reinforced his meeting with Putin went well despite previous contradicting statements . Rubio said that where he agreed with the Trump administration's approach, including arming Ukraine , he would support it, and where he and other ... Read More

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Chelsea appoint Maurizio Sarri as Conte’s replacement

Chelsea appoint Maurizio Sarri as Conte’s replacement

Antonio Conte has been sacked by Chelsea after months of speculation over his future. Speaking to his new club's official website, Sarri said: "I am very happy to be coming to Chelsea and the Premier League ". If the reports prove to be true, Chelsea would be looking for a 13th permanent boss of Roman Abramovich's ownership, which began in June 2003. This is arguably the toughest period of Abramovich's ownership, with the Russian facing visa issues with the United Kingdom ... Read More

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Liverpool make huge bid for Alisson

Liverpool make huge bid for Alisson

Liverpool have met the €75million asking price for the Brazil worldwide and been granted permission to speak to the player about a possible transfer to Anfield. Since then, they have been desperately scouring the market for a goalkeeper, with Keylor Navas flattering to deceive at times with his inconsistencies. Read More

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Detroit misses out on hosting future Final Four

Detroit misses out on hosting future Final Four

Both events will be held at University of Phoenix Stadium , just like the Super Bowls in 2008 and 2015 and the Final Four in 2017. The Alamodome, which has hosted the previous four events in San Antonio , will once again be the site of the 2025 event, but changes are expected to be made to the venue before then. Read More

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Mourinho urges Pogba to stay and help Man Utd do a France

Mourinho urges Pogba to stay and help Man Utd do a France

Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane believes Paul Pogba has earned the right to enjoy his elaborate lifestyle after World Cup victory . This provided the Les Bleus with an axis - that had everything it needed for the team to function around it; although not without its limitations. "I sent a nice message before the World Cup and during it I did not disturb anyone. Read More

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Emery reveals injury woes not the reason Wilshere left Arsenal

Emery reveals injury woes not the reason Wilshere left Arsenal

Ozil was singled out by critics after champions Germany made a sensational group-stage exit from the World Cup in Russian Federation. I know Iwobi, Elneny and Mesut Ozil . Arsenal will face tougher opposition soon, with fixtures against Atletico Madrid, PSG and Chelsea all coming up before their season opener. This was confirmed after Arsenal released an official statement that Iwobi will be part of the club's pre-season tour of Singapore where they will compete in the 2018 ICC. Read More

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