Monday, 21 August 2017
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

Roma 'not a supermarket' amid Liverpool interest in Mohamed Salah

perth_map

Monchi was speaking at the unveiling news conference of new Roma head coach Eusebio Di Francesco and was bullish over ensuring the former Sassuolo boss will have a strong squad to work with. His campaign ended with him registering 19 goals and 15 assists across 41 matches in all competitions with 15 of those strikes coming in the league alone. Read More »

What to expect as fixtures of 2017-18 Premier League is out

perth_map

It's been just one month since Chelsea were crowned Premier League Champions. The Spaniard added: "It's a great start at home to Tottenham and a really exciting first game at St James' Park for our fans to enjoy". Slaven Bilic's men face United on Saturday, August 12 (3pm), however, the Hammers clash with Southampton seven days later is to be rescheduled due to the London Stadium staging the IAAF World Championships throughout the summer. Read More »

Shortest hole at longest US Open course could bring trouble

Open , as he is not a major championship victor. Phil Mickelson likely will miss the tournament attending his daughter's graduation. ERIN, Wis. But when the USGA gives, it nearly always finds other places to take away. "And to more effectively communicate to the players and all of you". That tall, haylike grass lingering just outside those massive fairways? Add in Johnson's several practice rounds in Erin last week and you can see why the market fancies him to repeat. Read More »

Gary Player backs Justin Rose for US Open after Masters heartache

perth_map

Rose had a two-shot lead on the final day at Augusta, but was dramatically beaten by Sergio Garcia , who won his first major at the 74th attempt. "So, they're going to be able to get as much speed on them as they want". However, he was left incredulous when informed that some of the fescue lining the generous fairways was being mowed. "You've got 156 of the best players in the world here. Read More »

India wins toss, will bowl 1st against Bangladesh

England is the only undefeated team in the tournament, they have defeated Bangladesh , New Zealand and Australia in the league stages to become the first team to book a semis berth. In the upcoming matches, third-ranked India will have a chance to top the table. "Forgot means, by players, or.", asked Mortaza, before adding, "Obviously players". Read More »

Battler Yuvraj joins elite group, set to play 300th ODI

When I started playing, I was just happy to play one game for India. It was white ball cricket where he found his mojo, and Yuvraj has always held his own with his huge contribution in the 2002 NatWest final and India's two World Cup triumphs. Read More »

LeBron James Reveals His Dream 3-On-3 Teammates

Up until the post-game presscon, James remained defiant that the Cavs were capable of beating the Warriors team that dominated them in four of five games. "How would you feel?" "You won't hold your head down". While James said fans shouldn't expect to see him in the competition - it's still unclear if the National Basketball Association will even allow its players to compete - he is happy the new hoops tournament was added. Read More »

Floyd Mayweather, Conor Macgregor Fight Is Officially Happening

perth_map

Mayweather will reportedly be paid over 100 million U.S. dollars for the contest, which will be broadcast on pay-per-view networks across the world. He was just 154.4 pounds for his last fight against Eddie Alvarez , but he weighed 168 pounds in his previous fight against Nate Diaz. Mayweather will come off a two-year retirement in a bout that McGregor has been pushing for almost that long. Read More »

Mayweather to fight McGregor in August

Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor , two of the most popular athletes in their respective sport, have agreed to a August 26 fight in Las Vegas . Mayweather had previously topped that list on three separate occasions but relinquished his crown following his retirement after victory over Andre Berto in September 2015. Read More »

Warriors Win Title, LeBron Contemplates Future

The Cavaliers battled from 17 down in the first half to pull within three in the fourth quarter, but the firepower of the Warriors proved to be too much in Golden State's 129-120 Game 5 victory. Some could argue that the Warriors faced considerably weaker competition in their earlier rounds: Trail Blazers, Jazz, and Spurs mostly without Leonard. Read More »

Golden State Warriors: 5 reasons they'll repeat as National Basketball Association champions in 2018

Coming off Monday's Game 5 victory at home, the Dubs have secured their fifth title in franchise history, including their second over the last three seasons. When it was all said and done the Warriors got through the 2017 postseason with just a single loss. You understand me?" Asked at that point whether his back-and-forth with Rihanna was "a highlight", Durant replied, "Oh, my gosh, more than that. Read More »

Antoine Griezmann: 'It would be dirty to leave Atletico Madrid now'

perth_map

United however, appear to have changed their priorities. That leaves them unable to sign new players until the January window, ending the club's bid to bring in Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette . Ryan Giggs believes Manchester United's pursuit of Antoine Griezmann may not be over despite the Frenchman's apparent pledge of allegiance to Atletico Madrid . Read More »

Did Golden State Warriors vote to skip White House visit?

But Durant was quick to congratulate last year's champions. Who knows when that date will be, but this has been a team that, you know, is pretty woke, especially their coach. And it also helps when you are able to experience some things with this team as well. It was the first time in National Basketball Association history that the same two teams have contested the finals for three straight years. Read More »

Back to the drawing board for Southgate and England

perth_map

With France down to ten men England should have taken the initiative, but it was a sloppy ball from Gary Cahill which let Les Bleus in once again, allowing Ousmane Dembele to bag his first goal at global level, which turned out to be the victor. Read More »

Bangladesh v India: ICC Champions Trophy semi-final

Blame it all on 2015 World Cup quarterfinal. They've developed cool heads and have experience of handling pressure and digging themselves out of hard situations. "It's still hard to believe the shocking one-run loss in World Twenty20 previous year". But his bowling figures against India can leave the latter in trouble. Read More »

Captain Sarfraz proud of Pakistan young guns

perth_map

Joe Root top scored with 46. Pakistan face the victor of the second semi-final today between India and Bangladesh in Birmingham while England will be left to rue another missed chance to lift their first ever 50-overs global trophy. Read More »

Alvaro Morata, Michael Keane and Gareth Bale

Morata , of course, is the subject of intense speculation over a move to Manchester United , with reports last week suggesting that the striker wants the transfer to be finalised before he goes on his honeymoon. Jose Mourinho at Friends Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, May 24. "I can say that their proposal is a very, very important one and now the decision rests with Real". Read More »

Pakistan pummels England in ODI, cements place in final of Champions Trophy

In the post match presentation, Morgan insisted that the pitch used for his side's eight-wicket defeat at Sophia Gardens cancelled out the home advantage as the same pitch was used for Pakistan-Sri Lanka clash last Monday. The captain too had a great day with nearly every decision working wonders: Sarfraz Ahmed handed Rumman Raees a debut in place of Amir and he delivered, Shadab Khan was brought in for Faheem Ashraf and he too did his job. Read More »

England crumble to 211 all out against Pakistan

In the end, it was all-rounder Ben Stokes ' 34, which helped England cross the 200-mark. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . Pakistan - who are the lowest ranked team in the tournament - could now gain revenge over India for their opening-game defeat, but only if Virat Kohli's side can overcome Bangladesh in the second semi-final on Thursday. Read More »

France Star: Real Has Wanted Me Since I Was 14

perth_map

Chelsea star N'Golo Kante has spoken about Kylian Mbappe , who is of course one of the most wanted players of the summer. The 18-year-old striker has taken the football world by storm, scoring 24 goals last term as Monaco won the Ligue 1 title and reached the semi-final of the Champions League. Read More »

McGregor 'biggest fight ever' - UFC chief

Showtime Sports executive vice president Stephen Espinoza said the fight had the potential to appeal to an entirely new category of fans. Conor posted about the fight on Instagram - saying, " The fight is on ". The fight is expected to gross millions of dollars with Mayweather a solid favourite. Boxing and MMA are regulated equally by state governments across the United States, and the Nevada State Athetic Commission will oversee the Mayweather-McGregor bout. Read More »

Pakistan wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

Leg-spinner Shadab Khan has been roped in the line up in place of Faheem Ashraf. "We would have batted first anyway", said England captain Eoin Morgan at the toss. England however have the momentum born of being the only team in this competition to have won all three qualifiers, and of winning six of their last seven one-day series before this tournament, and of defeating Pakistan in 12 of their last 14 ODIs. Read More »

Michael Bradley Goal Over Ochoa & Mexico

The U.S. earned a vital and hard-fought point in Mexico City on Sunday night, drawing 1-1 with Mexico . Bradley scored a stunning goal as the United States held "Hexagonal" leaders and rivals Mexico to a 1-1 draw at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. Read More »

Alun Wyn to captain Lions against Crusaders

English hooker Jamie George believes progress was made up front in Wednesday's 22-16 loss to the Blues, from their opening loss to the Provincial Barbarians . In that short cameo Farrell appeared to be more polished than Ireland's Jonathan Sexton and Wales' Dan Biggar who have started in the first two games. Read More »

Eaton Vance Corporation (EV) Director Sells 2563 Shares of Stock

The value of the investment in Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Diversi went from $3,033,000 to $2,414,000 a change of $619,000 quarter to quarter. Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of EV. Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (EIM)'s Williams %R presently stands at -37.04. If you are accessing this report on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA & global copyright and trademark law. Read More »

Arsenal line up Man United defender deal

Sweden global Muamer Tankovic has admitted to being shocked by Ray Wilkins' comments on Manchester United's imminent signing of Victor Lindelof from Benfica . In an interview with MUTV , Lindelof said: "Of course there are some great players here in my position ". "We're Manchester United , we're going to attract the best players and the biggest players". Read More »

Murray books Wawrinka showdown; Nadal moves into semifinal

World No. 1 Andy Murray stormed into the quarter-finals of the French Open after registering a straight-sets victory over Karen Khachanov on Monday. The world number 97 had only won one match at the majors before this year's Roland Garros but she was the better player in the first set with Pliskova hitting just four winners. Read More »

Johnson hopes timing is right for another US Open title

So I've seen it in both conditions, which is good, because holes play very different. It is wide when you're standing in the middle of the fairway. "We have 60 yards (of fairway) from left line to right line", McIlroy seethed. He still got the trophy, but the USGA looked bad. He sees holes where he can attack, and Rahm knows no other way. The a year ago has been nothing short of a joy ride. Read More »

10-man France down England in lively friendly

We've just got to learn quickly how to manage games in situations like that". Kane also refused to mince his words. In the 71st minute, Mbappe got chance to score his global maiden goal, while seeing it hit the crossbar, and Lemar's follow-in shot was saved by the substitute goalkeeper Jack Butland , before Dembele finished the game victor with 12 minutes remaining. Read More »

Spanish state prosecutor accuses Ronaldo of tax fraud

perth_map

Ronaldo is accused of "four crimes against the public treasury between 2011-14. which involves tax fraud of €14,768,897", Madrid's public prosecutor's office said yesterday. A four-time Ballon d'Or victor, the 32-year-old Ronaldo is Europe's leading soccer player. LaLiga champions Real Madrid , who signed the 32-year-old from Manchester United in 2009, have backed their star player to "prove his total innocence". Read More »

Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26

The fight will take place in a boxing ring and be governed by boxing rules. A price for the event hasn't been announced , but I wouldn't be surprised if it approached the $99 that Mayweather-Pacquiao cost . McGregor had recently obtained a boxing license in California, and is expected to get one in Nevada for a fight with Mayweather . "He [McGregor] is absolutely 100 percent positive that he wins this fight I stopped doubting Conor McGregor a long time ago", White told ESPN , ... Read More »