Sport Champions League: Celtic draw Linfield or La Fiorita in second qualifying round
Author: 0 Champions League: Celtic draw Linfield or La Fiorita in second qualifying round

New Celtic winger Jonny Hayes is looking forward to his club's ties but does not believe the extra spice involved in a potential showdown with Linfield will worry the Hoops too much. Keep an eye on our live blog for full updates from both the Champions League and Europa League draws. Xavi , who has played many a times at Celtic Park during Champions League meetings with Celtic , believes that the Bhoys are heading in the right direction under Brendan Rodgers .

Author: 0 Man Utd table £30m bid for Benfica's Nelson Semedo

The Black Eagles have won the Turkish league for two seasons running and have booked a place in next seasons Champions League. Nelson Semedo is the one chosen by Benfica to be the next one to be sold, and according to O Jogo today, Manchester United will be offering €35m for him.

Sport Raging fires in Portugal kill at least 62
Author: 0 Raging fires in Portugal kill at least 62

Statistics show that 35 percent of Portugal is covered by woodland, slightly above the European Union average of 31 percent. Two British people have been injured and treated for smoke inhalation in the Portugal fires that killed more than 60 people over the weekend.

Sport Steve Kerr Says He Plans To Coach Warriors 'For A Long Time'
Author: 0 Steve Kerr Says He Plans To Coach Warriors 'For A Long Time'

Green told NBC Bay Area the shirt reflected the Warriors quick win over the Cavaliers. The Warriors dominated in the Western Conference and were on the brink of an unprecedented 16-game undefeated sweep through the playoffs, before dropping game four to the Cavaliers.

Author: 0 Tricky conditions as players begin third round of US Open

Oosthuizen, whose sole major title to date came at St Andrews in 2010, birdied the first, fourth, seventh and eighth to move to four under par, while 2015 victor Spieth had covered his first 11 holes in level par. "I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did". "This week I've been working with my coach, just sitting there and thinking, all right, let's go out and try to make a good golf swing and try to make a good putt".

Sport Hamlin edges Byron in thrilling Xfinity finish at Michigan
Author: 0 Hamlin edges Byron in thrilling Xfinity finish at Michigan

It's the first NASCAR XFINITY Series victory of the season for Hamlin, the second of his career at MI and the 16th victory in 158 career starts. He sits third, just behind JR Motorsports teammates Elliott Sadler and Justin Allgaier, who rank first and second respectively.

Sport Zidane reacts to Ronaldo's threat of dumping Real Madrid
Author: 0 Zidane reacts to Ronaldo's threat of dumping Real Madrid

Ronaldo has been strongly linked with a return to United after it emerged he has made a decision to leave Real Madrid this summer, but Ken Lawrence's Sunday World back page exclusive reveals Mourinho is not interested in a mega-money deal for his compatriot.

Sport Stuttering Murray faces Del Potro test in Paris
Author: 0 Stuttering Murray faces Del Potro test in Paris

After fighting back from two sets to one down to beat Diego Schwartzman in the third round, the defending champion was no doubt hoping for an easier evening. He has not had a great season so far, though, particularly on the clay-court circuit leading up to the French Open , but he now has reached the fourth round for the eighth time in 10 appearances in Paris .

Sport Spurs never enjoyed big Finals ratings like Warriors-Cavs
Author: 0 Spurs never enjoyed big Finals ratings like Warriors-Cavs

It's the first championship won by a Bay Area team in their home arena, since the 1974 Oakland Athletics won the World Series. If the Cavaliers want to prove their resilience, they'll have to win three more stress-induced games like the last one, starting Monday.

Author: 0 America's Cup: Kiwis are better, faster

This is a rematch of the epic 2013 America's Cup , when Team New Zealand, then skippered by Dean Barker, reached match point at 8-1 before Spithill lead Oracle Team USA to eight straight victories for one of the biggest comebacks in sports.

Sport List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shoo
Author: 0 List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shoo

The list contained about a dozen names, a source said. Scalise (R-Jefferson), the majority whip, is still in critical condition after being shot in the hip. Police said it was unclear whether James Hodgkinson planned to target the lawmakers on his list, which included Reps. Authorities were investigating Hodgkinson's social media posts , a cellphone, computer and camera.

Author: 0 Unwanted by Chelsea, Diego Costa shines with Spain

Costa also stated that he wishes to return to his former club, Atletico Madrid , possibly on loan. His value, according to the website Transfermarkt, is around €50m. It would be nice to go back to Atletico Madrid but it's hard to be four or five months without playing. They want to bring Romelu Lukaku back, but he would be a very expensive acquisition, so they would need to get all their ducks in a row first.

Author: 0 World game's biggest match to decide Champions Trophy title

If the sun is out, wicket is flat and you are chasing a big target, then you may go all out in power play. Within 55 miles of each other, Indian cricket team will meet their arch rivals at the Oval in London while the hockey team will lock horns with Pakistan at the suburb Milton Keynes.

Author: 0 No pressure on us ahead of ICC CT final: Virat Kohli

They were exceptional against Sri Lanka and very impressive against England in the semifinals. Dhoni has been a vital cog in the batting line-up for the past few years but wasn't required to bat against South Africa and Bangladesh .

Author: 0 Virat Kohli: India will be neither arrogant nor 'intimidated' against Pakistan

The India captain and world's No.1 ODI batsman wants to avoid any potential social media distractions which might stop his men focusing fully on retaining the ICC Champions Trophy . Television advertising rates for Sunday's cricket final between rivals Pakistan and India are 10 times the normal price, industry sources said, as millions of fans are expected to tune in for a clash that last time ranked among the six most-watched sporting events.

Sport Brooks Koepka US Open champion at Erin Hills
Author: 0 Brooks Koepka US Open champion at Erin Hills

Ryder Cup team past year. He became the seventh consecutive first-timer to win a major, adding to the list of Jason Day , Danny Willett, Dustin Johnson , Henrik Stenson, Jimmy Walker and Sergio Garcia. He got off to the ideal start with a two-putt birdie on the par-5 first and a tee shot just short of the green on the 338-yard second hold, leading to a simple up-and-down for another birdie.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo in focus after Confederations Cup tie

Hector Moreno snatched a stoppage-time equaliser as Mexico denied Portugal victory in their opening Confederations Cup match. Cristiano Ronaldo fed Ricardo Quaresma through for the opener in Russian Federation, but Javier Hernandez equalised for Mexico before the break.

Author: 0 NHL Expansion Draft: St. Louis Blues Protection Strategy

While teams have two options for the number of players they can protect, the Wild will nearly surely go with the option that allows them to protect seven forwards , three defensemen and one goaltender . Now that teams are aware of the $2 million bump, it could effect what deals they end up making with Vegas - or anyone else. Zdeno Chara: The lone B's defenseman with a no-movement clause, the Bruins are not letting their captain walk for nothing.

Author: 0 Koepka caps record week with US Open title

He birdied the par-5 18th to close out a 6-under 66. "It was really cool". "I was trying to compete and see if I could win the golf tournament", he said. NOTES: Scottie Scheffler, who plays collegiately for the University of Texas, was the top amateur finisher at 287 for the tournament with a Sunday round of 73.

Author: 0 Wawrinka oldest French Open semi-finalist in 32 years

Andy Murray will face Stan Wawrinka in the French Open semi-finals after bouncing back to beat Kei Nishikori in four sets at Roland Garros. After experiencing a five-set thriller in the third round dalayed by the rain, the eighth-seeded Nishikori regrouped himself and came back from one set down to see off Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0.

Author: 0 UN Secretary General cautions Israel over Palestine

Palestinian Authority officials were not available for comment but the move may also be an attempt by Abbas to force reconciliation between the Fatah movement, which holds sway in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Hamas, which controls Gaza.

Author: 0 New York Yankees: The Legend of Aaron Judge Continues to Grow

Yankees first. Brett Gardner singles to center field. Business as usual after he slugged the longest homer of the year in the major leagues (495 feet) with one out in the bottom of the sixth inning and then homered again as the New York Yankees rolled to a 14-3 rout of the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.

Sport Altuve, Beltran homer in Astros' 7-1 win over Red Sox
Author: 0 Altuve, Beltran homer in Astros' 7-1 win over Red Sox

The game will be broadcasted on FOX with former NESN play-by-play Don Orsillo calling his first Red Sox game since leaving Boston two seasons ago. He's got a pretty good breaking ball; he's got a good arm. Robby Scott replaced Barnes. The game ended in the bottom of the ninth when Derek Fisher was thrown out at second base on a steal attempt, with George Springer , representing the winning run, in the batter's box.

Author: 0 Back-9 bogeys bog down Brian Harman at US Open

Open . Koepka became the seventh straight first-time victor of a major championship, and it was the first time since 1998-2000 that Americans won their national championship three straight years. "I enjoyed playing late on Saturday and Sunday and then next time, whenever that comes, I know that inside myself I feel fine and I can contend for the victory".

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico in entertaining Confederations Cup encounter

A video assistant should not be scrapped as an idea, far from it, but there's no way we should be reviewing every decision. However, the VAR disallowed the goal for an offside infringement earlier in the move. It was a fair result for how the teams played". It's been made very clear this week that the cacophonous chatter around Ronaldo's club future would not interfere with Portugal's plans.