Cape Town – West Ham expect Andriy Yarmolenko to be ruled out for approximately six months after he underwent surgery on an Achilles injury on Monday. The off-season signing from Borussia Dortmund suffered the blow in the London derby defeat to Tottenham at the London Stadium on Saturday. Yarmolenko was carried off on a stretcher
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8:08 AM ET Field YatesESPN Insider Close Field Yates has previous experience interning with the New England Patriots on both their coaching and scouting staffs. A graduate of Wesleyan University (CT), he is a regular contributor to ESPN Boston’s Patriots coverage and ESPN Insider. Every Tuesday starts the same for me: I input waiver-wire claims
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SINGAPORE — Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki earned her first victory at this year’s WTA Finals, beating Petra Kvitova 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 on Tuesday. Wozniacki, who became the first Danish woman to win a Grand Slam title at this year’s Australian Open, is now 1-1 in her group. Kvitova is 0-2. “I played much better today,”
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Cape Town – Hector Bellerin says Arsenal team-mate Mesut Ozil is a ‘born champion’ and the Gunners are fortunate to have someone of his calibre at the club.  Ozil showed his quality on Monday night as Unai Emery’s charges beat Leicester City 3-1 at Emirates Stadium. The German equalised on the stroke of half-time, after
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IMAGE: Indian team’s training session. Photograph: Reuters. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and veteran pacer Ashish Nehra on Friday did not come for Indian team’s pre-match day training after being advised rest ahead of the crucial Asia Cup T20 game against Pakistan, in Fatullah on Saturday. While Dhoni is suffering from back spasms, the injury-prone Nehra
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Cape Town – Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane says the CAF Pro License is a real challenge and a definite step up from regular coaching qualifications. Mosimane was invited by CAF to study the new course and he was in Morocco last week to complete a module on match analysis and data presentation. “It’s
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Cape Town – Mesut Ozil lauded his side’s “sexy” football after his starring role in Arsenal’s 3-1 comeback win over Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium on Monday evening. Ozil, who started as captain for the first time in his Arsenal career, netted the equaliser and then set up the other two goals as Unai
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London – Chelsea assistant coach Marco Ianni has been charged with improper conduct in a touchline flare-up with Jose Mourinho that led the Football Association to remind the Manchester United manager of his responsibilities. Tensions escalated in front of the Stamford Bridge tunnel after Ross Barkley’s equaliser deep into stoppage time saw Chelsea secure a
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