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August 16, 2017 8:57 AM Barca taking dirty transfer tactics to the extreme with Coutinho & Dembele

It is one of the worst-kept secrets in football. Tapping up of players has existed as long as transfers themselves and, even though it is against the rules, it happens all the time. This summer, however, Barcelona are taking the practice to extreme levels. Pretty much all clubs do it and perhaps the most famous example of all was Ashley Cole, who was caught 72

August 14, 2017 12:21 PM The Daily 202: Evidence of climate change abounds amid extreme weather in the Pacific Northwest

A man sunbathes last week in view of the Space Needle, which is partially obscured by wildfire smoke covering the region from British Columbia fires. Soggy Seattle clocked the wettest winter on record just months ago. Then the city went in the other extreme: its longest dry streak ever. (Elaine Thompson/AP) SEATTLE — This city known for its rain just went a record-breaking 80

August 14, 2017 6:21 AM Chelsea Transfer News: Conte has £120m to spend, Costa on Mourinho call, big Perisic claim

Chelsea are ready to splash another £120m to stave off an early-season crisis and keep boss Antonio Conte happy. But the angry Italian’s squad may actually get smaller before it gets bigger despite Saturday’s 3-2 defeat to Burnley in which the Blues were reduced to nine men. Chelsea have already spent around £130m on new signings but Conte wants four more in before 35

August 13, 2017 3:20 PM Five things we learned from the PL

The Premier League returned with a bang as Arsenal staged a thrilling fightback to beat Leicester, champions Chelsea suffered a shock defeat against Burnley and Romelu Lukaku marked his Manchester United debut with a brace in their rout of West Ham. Throughout a turbulent close-season, Antonio Conte had grown increasingly fraught as Chelsea failed to deliver 45

August 13, 2017 5:17 AM Tillerson says diplomats in Havana suffered ‘health attacks'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that U.S. diplomats in Havana had been the victims of “health attacks” that left them with hearing loss — the most definitive U.S. statement yet on a series of mysterious incidents that have puzzled longtime observers of U.S.-Cuban relations. His comments Friday came two days after the State Department issued a vaguely 40

August 12, 2017 6:11 PM Inside the air campaign against ISIS in Iraq

In an interview with 'The Jerusalem Post,' US Deputy Commanding General Andrew A. Croft maps the challenges coalition and Iraqi forces faced in the battle for Mosul. In June, Islamic State’s fighters in Mosul had been pushed back to a warren of small streets in Mosul. On June 21, with a few square kilometers of territory still under their command, they blew up the iconic 54

August 12, 2017 1:48 PM New season, same old Liverpool as dodgy defence fails in Watford draw

Liverpool's defence struggled as Watford pinched a point on the opening day. Liverpool's defence struggled as Watford pinched a point on the opening day. Liverpool's defence struggled as Watford pinched a point on the opening day. Liverpool's defence struggled as Watford pinched a point on the opening day. Liverpool's defence struggled as Watford pinched 57

August 10, 2017 8:21 PM Dortmund reject reported €100m Barcelona bid for Ousmane Dembele and suspend player for skipping training

The Frenchman is one of Barcelona's primary targets, alongside Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho, following the world record sale of Neymar to PSG last week. The Bundesliga club confirmed on Thursday they had received an undisclosed bid - understood to be €100m - from the La Liga giants but that it fell some way below their asking price. They say a deal remains 13

August 10, 2017 7:10 AM Football transfer gossip: Rose, Mbappe, Sanchez, Willian

Manchester United boss Mourinho is intent on making at least one more signing before the transfer window closes - with Tottenham left-back Danny Rose, 27, and Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, 28, potential targets. (Manchester Evening News) Rose says he is not planning to leave Spurs, but he would consider a concrete offer from another club, and believes 64

August 8, 2017 12:59 PM 2017 World Championships: Janet Amponsah to race today

Ghanaian sprinter Janet Amponsah takes to the track in the women’s 200m heats on Tuesday, 8th August. Amponsah will seek to redeem Ghana’s image in the ongoing Championships following the country’s dismal start to the event. The 24-year-old who is 25th ranked in the world and is expected to be in the lanes for Ghana at 18:30 GMT, as she targets a spot in the semi-finals 3