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Napoli president to offer star striker new contract

Regarding Higuain, Wenger has reportedly called a meeting with Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis and sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli, who will fly to London to meet with Arsenal officials. With Arsenal thin on options in attack, a move for Draxler would give Arsene Wenger more options for his problem striker role, although that may not help him for the season-opening encounter against Liverpool .

N'Golo Kante still weighing up new Leicester deal

Ranieri and Leicester will be hoping Kante follows Jamie Vardy's lead and snubs a transfer in order to play Champions League football at the King Power Stadium, with Chelsea unable to offer European competition. The Portugal global has become Madrid's undisputed star player since joining them from Manchester United in 2009, scoring well over 300 goals in all competitions over the past seven seasons and winning two Champions League trophies.

Aaron Ramsey: Wales can beat Portugal without me

Paula Hart, 41, from Swansea, said: "It's just been vast". Nottingham Forest look set to be firmly rebuffed if they approach Wales hero Hal Robson-Kanu, as he is determined to join a Premier League or top European club. "We are into the semi-finals!" "It's not just showing it when you're one or two goals up, it's when you're down and it's against you". What a hearty performance.

Tate barely makes weight for UFC 200; Johny Hendricks misses

While Brazil's Nunes shocked Tate in the main event, the hulking Lesnar (6-3) was the greatest curiosity on the card. Key Quote: TATE - "She's a very fast starter, very unsafe in the first round and she caught me". Although he walked away after consecutive losses and health problems, he repeatedly considered a return while racking up easier money in the WWE . The bout was promoted Thursday night to the main event of the UFC's landmark show.

Froome jabs a spectator in the face during Tour de France

In the overall, Van Avermaet leads Julian Alaphilippe by 6:36, with Alejandro Valverde third, 6:38 back. LAC DE PAYOLLE , France — Dribbling in pain on the punishing climb of the Col dAspin, Thibaut Pinot saw his hopes of winning the Tour de France disappear.

In Euro 2016 final, Santos back where Portugal mission began

Griezmann is the first player to score six goals at a Euro since Platini, who netted nine times when France triumphed as hosts of the 1984 tournament. There were question marks raised over ow Can got to start despite not having made a single appearance in Euro 2016 before the France clash. And on Portugal's side is the fact that two other long-running hexes have been broken at the Euros.

Doubles delight for Serena and Venus

Her victory at Wimbledon a year ago raised her Grand Slam count to 21, but while she almost had added to that total since, she was not able to.Kerber had not dropped a set in reaching the final and scuppered hopes of a first all-Williams grand slam final since 2009 when comprehensively beating Venus in the semis.Williams finished on 39 winners and 13 aces which absorbed the 21 unforced errors she had committed.

WIMBLEDON: Venus rising: Williams back in Grand Slam semi 6 years later

She wound up winning 24 of the match's last 29 points, and her 14 aces helped produce a "Did I read that right?" edge of 43-8 in winners. She's playing a high-voltage tennis match but she could be walking in the park, speeding on the highway, the wind blowing through her hair, or sketching flowy fashion for her designer line.

Bale is as good as ronaldo and messi - christian karembeu

However, the 26-year-old said it was nothing to be concerned about as he felt a "little bit stiff" after the game in Lille and was merely having an extra day of recovery. However, Portugal's press officer Onofre Costa has confirmed that the defender, who is Gareth Bale's team-mate at Real Madrid, will not be training on Monday.

Max Verstappen: "That was a good race today"

Even the track owner, Red Bull, is not happy, with the energy drink marque's Dr Helmut Marko calling the kerbs "nonsensical" for single seaters. Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen believe the FIA needs to address the "dangerous" kerbs which have triggered a spate of suspension failures ahead of the Austrian GP.

Tennis Stars Given Hefty Fines for Wimbledon On-Court Meltdowns

Only one man managed to move his way into the fourth round: Roger Federer. Friday was a busy - and stressful - day for Price, who has watched plenty of tennis in her lifetime. Amusing old game. When Serena Williams ate some gourmet dog food intended for her prized Yorkshire terrier, Chip, she went on to beat Christina McHale in straight sets in Rome last month.

Viktor Troicki launches furious tirade on umpire during Wimbledon second round defeat

Look at it! Come on please, look at it! The latter was unhappy with the playing conditions on Court One, telling umpire John Blom he would "sue" him if he got injured, later going on to declare himself as "p***** (off)". I behaved well. I didn't do anything until that moment. "I'm not saying he cost me the match but he cost me an important point". "I'm (upset) because I want to destroy him.

Knicks Eyeing Hawks Guard Bazemore In Free Agency

Shooting has been an issue in Milwaukee for a sustained period of time, and last year's defensive collapse has ensured that reinforcements are required to pursue the lockdown defense that seemed to turn the team's fortunes around in the season before last.

Ex-striker Shearer wants to be England coach after Hodgson's exit

It was another dark day in English football as manager Roy Hodgson tendered his resignation immediately afterwards, triggering a post-mortem of what exactly went wrong in France, something that has become a reoccurring procedure following major tournaments.

Missy Franklin misses out again at the US Olympic swimming trials

Smith finished less than two seconds behind. The 200m fly was the event in which a teenaged Phelps qualified for the 2000 Olympics . Lochte settled for two silvers and a bronze. "He and I have gone back and forth a number of times in this race", Phelps said . "We're going to be out and probably step on the gas a little bit more than we have in the past, and you'll have an exciting race".

"Gone with the Wind"'s Olivia de Havilland turns 100

They made eight pictures altogether, including the one that made her a star: The Adventures of Robin Hood , where she played a sly, spunky Maid Marian. Click through the gallery above to find out more about her career. As she marks her milestone birthday, Olivia de Havilland's legacy is enduring and she remains the grande dame of the Hollywood era.

Legendary hoops coach Pat Summitt dead at 64

I barely remember the years of Casey Clausen. Summitt died at Sherrill Hill Senior Living in Knoxville surrounded by her family, son Tyler Summitt said. It was game in which Candace Parker , one of Summitt's most decorated players, played through a dislocated shoulder and scored 26 points to lead the Lady Vols to a 53-45 comeback victory.

In ME, Trump strikes back at US Chamber on trade

Trump, in his speech , is expected to portray Clinton as a proponent of globalization and someone who has voiced opposition to trade deals in the past, only to turn around and support them. Trump is changing the Republican agenda on trade, saying USA agreements - and its support of China's entry into the World Trade Organization - have enabled businesses to move American jobs overseas, particularly manufacturing jobs from places like Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Ikea recalls 29 million dressers after 6 kids killed

The announcement from Ikea Australia comes after the store giant revealed it was recalling 29 million chests and dressers overseas. "If you have or think you have one of these products, act immediately", said Elliot Kaye, chairman of Ikea.

Seth Rollins: Roman Reigns Wellness Suspension Soils My Good Name

Rollins and Cena had a really good match, with no busted noses this time round - so calm down Bret Hart - which ended with The Club distracting John, allowing Seth to win with a pedigree. Kane defeats The Miz via count out. However, Miz was red-hot before he went to film The Marine. After commercial break, Miz was shown helping Maryse.