Chelsea manager Antonio Conte marvelled Friday at the "crazy" transfer fees demanded for players, though he praised 80-million-euro ($92.2-million) newcomer Alvaro Morata as a young but experienced striker with a bright future.
After representing Eritrea in cycling tournaments across Africa, Daniel Teklay took a journey of a different sort last year when he escaped across his country's militarised border to a new life as a refugee.
Gerina Piller fired an eight-under par 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over newly-crowned US Open champion Park Sung-Hyun and Chien Pei-Yun after the first round of the LPGA Marathon Classic in Ohio.
Offensive tackle Michael Oher, whose unlikely rise from childhood poverty to the NFL was told in the movie "The Blind Side," was released Thursday by the Carolina Panthers after failing his team physical.
Chelsea's 80-million-euro new boy Alvaro Morata hailed the English champions as "the best club" and manager Antonio Conte as "one of the world's best coaches" as the striker arrived in London to complete his transfer Thursday.