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  • Confident Nishikori has good feeling about another Open run

    Confident Nishikori has good feeling about another Open run

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kei Nishikori is brimming with confidence heading into the U.S. Open starting on Monday, despite acknowledging the presence of a flock of title contenders at Flushing Meadows. Nishikori, who surged into prominence with his run to the U.S. Open final two years ago, said he is a better player now and buoyed by his strong showing at the Rio Olympics where he defeated 14-times slam winner Rafa Nadal to claim the bronze. You know, I'm really excited for next week," the 26-year-old Japanese told reporters at Flushing Meadows. More »

    Reuters - 21 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Confident Nishikori has good feeling about another Open run

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Kei Nishikori is brimming with confidence heading into the U.S. Open starting on Monday, despite acknowledging the presence of a flock of title contenders at Flushing Meadows. Nishikori, who surged into prominence with his run to the U.S. Open final two years ago, said he is a better player now and buoyed by his strong showing at the Rio Olympics where he defeated 14-times slam winner Rafa Nadal to claim the bronze. You know, I'm really excited for next week," the 26-year-old Japanese told reporters at Flushing Meadows. More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • Premier League: Virgil van Dijk Admits Southampton Form Is Not Good Enough After Winless Start

    Premier League: Virgil van Dijk Admits Southampton Form Is Not Good Enough After Winless Start

    ​Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk admits his club's form is simply not good enough as the Saints enter the international break without a win in their first three Premier League games.  The Dutch defender called on his teammates to improve their performance levels after they failed to record a win against Sunderland on Saturday, Jay Rodriguez's late strike ensuring they at least avoided defeat. Van Dijk revealed that adapting to Claude Puel's style of management requires more time but... More »

    90Min - 40 minutes ago
  • Football: World Cup could be expanded - Infantino

    Football: World Cup could be expanded - Infantino

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino has indicated future World Cups could feature 40 teams following the successful expansion of the European Championship. More »

    Omnisport - 49 minutes ago
  • Team Ireland visited the Áras today and there were smiles all around

    Team Ireland visited the Áras today and there were smiles all around

    He also had some strong words for Ireland’s sporting bosses. . More »

    TheJournal.ie - 2 hours 5 minutes ago