Sunday, 17 December 2017
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

Orioles acquire Jeremy Hellickson from Phillies

perth_map

Joseph hit a three-run homer, his 16th home run of the season, which scored Nick Williams and Odubel Herrera. "I didn't have time to actually think about it". Kim's inclusion likely offsets some of the money owed to Hellickson, and both of the major league components come off the books after this season. As part of the deal, the Phillies will send cash to the Nationals to cover part of the $3.55 million remaining in Kendrick's $10 million salary. Read More »

Chelsea new boy Morata must improve condition ahead of new season - Conte

perth_map

Conte - who stressed there was still hard work for his side to do in pre-season - will be eager to step up his work with his defence on the training field, when they return to Cobham next week. Morata made his first start in a Chelsea shirt on Saturday afternoon at left-wing, but failed to have any sort of an impact on the game. The most weird moment of the match came when Geoffrey Kondogbia scored an own goal by attempting a long-range back pass but ended up sending the ball over the ... Read More »

Blue Jays place SS Tulowitzki on DL with sprained ankle

perth_map

The five-time All-Star was diagnosed with a sprained ankle. He went down and grabbed his right ankle immediately before exiting the game with help from the training staff. It remains to be seen how long he'll be out, but we'll likely get a better update sometime Saturday least according to John Gibbons , via Hazel Mae. Read More »

2 killed in stampede at Soweto derby at South African stadium

perth_map

It said it is conducting an investigation with police. Public safety official Michael Sun was reported as saying paramedics went to the stadium and the situation has been brought under control. The stadium, which was rebuilt for the 2010 football World Cup, hosted the final between Spain and the Netherlands. In April 2001, a similar stampede saw 63 people crushed to death at Ellis Park, venue for the 1995 Rugby World Cup final, when Chiefs and Pirates met in a midweek league match. Read More »

Diamondbacks starter Ray leaves game after getting hit in head

perth_map

Voit sent a line drive right back to the mound where the ball came from, only much faster than how it came to the plate. Ray has had a breakout season for the Diamondbacks and is a big reason why the team now holds a 1.5-game lead for the top wild card spot in the National League. Read More »

Paul di Resta replaces unwell Massa for Hungarian Grand Prix

perth_map

Di Resta last competed in F1 back at the 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix, finishing 11th for Force India. Williams reserve driver di Resta received a remarkably late call up just 90mins before qualifying after Felipe Massa - having been passed fit to compete in FP3 following dizzy spells after practice yesterday - decided he couldn't continue in his current state. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino Reassures Tottenham Fans On Lack of Transfer Activity

perth_map

Tottenham have offloaded Kyle Walker during the current transfer window, with a record-breaking deal taking the full-back to Manchester City . Chelsea manager Conte caused something of a stir earlier this week when talking about Spurs' progression as a club not being as vital as that of others, before labelling striker Harry Kane as his flawless forward. Read More »

England lead South Africa by 198 in 3rd Test

perth_map

He made his One Day International debut for England against South Africa on May 29, 2017. But the struggling South Africa-born Jennings, out for nought in the first innings of this match, almost fell cheaply again to another slip catch off Vernon Philander when he edged the paceman on six. Read More »

Barcelona's Neymar storms out of training after spat with team-mate

perth_map

Neymar has appeared in good form during the Spanish team's tour of the U.S., despite the speculation he is set to sign for PSG for a world record transfer fee. "I can not see how 200 or 300 million would benefit the team more than having him". Neymar's buyout clause was set at more than US£234 million (200 million Euros) but that does not appear to have deterred Qatari-backed PSG , who lost their French league title to Monaco last season. Read More »

Ton-up Stokes punishes South Africa in 3rd Test

perth_map

Root's side drew criticism from pundits for the manner of their 340-run second Test defeat at Trent Bridge, which brought the four-match series level at 1-1, as England lost all 20 wickets inside 100 overs, but the Yorkshireman is adamant his team will turn things around. Read More »

Neymar Latest: Barcelona's Luis Suarez and Andres Iniesta want speculation to end

perth_map

Barcelona is set to face Real Madrid on Saturday in the last pre-season friendly of their United States of America tour before returning to Spain on Sunday. Throughout the past days, Neymar has been making the headlines as speculations over a big money move to PSG hang around him. "At the age of 25, he thinks it's his time to win the Ballon d'Or". Read More »

Roma Pick Up Pace Of Negotiations For Arsenal Wing Target Riyad Mahrez

perth_map

Alan Smith has encouraged his former club Arsenal not to sign Everton youngster Ross Barkley and attempt to land Leicester City playmaker Riyad Mahrez instead this summer. The Gunners were believed to be the front runners in any deal to end Mahrez's four-year career at the King Power Stadium before Roma's intervention, and Arsene Wenger's men would be installed as favourites again if Roma moved on to other possible new recruits. Read More »

Gareon Conley signs rookie deal with Raiders

perth_map

Penn, 34, is scheduled to make a base salary of $5.8 million this year to protect quarterback Derek Carr's blindside but reportedly wants to be paid more like one of the best tackles in football. The first option would be moving Newhouse to left tackle, slotting Austin Howard into the right side, where he made 11 starts in the black and silver a year ago. Read More »

Neymar storms out of training after bust-up with teammate

perth_map

There's reports in France that Neymar will sign for PSG next week. Barca midfielder Ivan Rakitic has unsurprisingly said that Neymar's team-mates want him to stay at Camp Nou, claiming PSG can not offer him the same affection, while Thiago Motta has said he will be welcomed "with open arms" at the Parc des Princes. Read More »

Mets bolster bullpen by getting AJ Ramos from Marlins

perth_map

We're trying to get better and to add as much talent and as much depth to our system". He said more deals are possible before Monday's 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadling. He was originally signed by the Mets out of the Dominican Republic on March 6, 2013. "He's our guy, drafted, developed, came through our system, watched him blossom into an All-Star closer for us". Read More »

Flores takes lead at Canadian Open

perth_map

Flores shot his second straight 6-under 66. "Unless the wind picks up, but I think it's very gettable". Hopefully, it's just something that passes real quick. "I kept getting the ball up and down, kept the momentum going in my favor". After recording his final birdie on the par-3 seventh hole, Woodland was truly flirting with the course record of 62 first set by Greg Norman in 1986. Read More »

Scottie Pippen supports Kyrie Irving's trade request

perth_map

Not long ago on July 21, Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reported that the Spurs are Irving's "preferred choice", and that "the New York Knicks are his "I want to live and hang out" choice". He has two seasons left on his contract and a player option for 2019. The obvious move would be to trade Carmelo Anthony and a few first round picks for a bona-fide superstar. Read More »

Wayne Rooney wants more Everton players on score-sheet

perth_map

That was a scare that prompted Koeman into bringing on another new signing, Spanish striker Sandro Ramirez , and his pace and energy enlivened his team with the goal coming soon afterwards. "I will do that with lots of hard work - I can promise that - and hopefully lots of goals as well". "It is a new challenge for me and I want to help us be more successful". Read More »

Galle Test: Lanka struggling in pursuit of 550

perth_map

India have stretched their lead to 498 and when they come to bat on Day Four, they will definitely look to set a target in excess of 600 and put the hosts under enormous pressure. While his strike-rate was over 70, he picked those runs in singles and twos and boundary count was low. The itineraries for both - South Africa versus India and India versus Sri Lanka - are not yet announced, reported ESPNCricinfo . Read More »

Joey Barton Has Football Ban Reduced By Almost Five Months After Appeal

perth_map

The 34-year-old posted a picture of an email he'd received with organisers of the " Game4Grenfell ", along with the caption: '@FA have decided my ban extends to helping a great cause. Yesterday, however, the Football Association reduced the ban by nearly five months following an appeal. "This followed a breach of the FA's betting rules, where he admitted to placing 1,260 football-related bets between 26th March 2006 and 13th May 2016". Read More »

Kohli closing in on century as India build huge lead

perth_map

Against an already battered Sri Lankan team, Mukund hit a career-best 81 before being out off the last ball of the day. Abhinav had a second good day in succession by making his first Test half-century in more than six years on his way to his highest Test score before being trapped in front by Danushka Gunathilaka. Read More »

Neymar Storms Out Of Barca Training Amid Transfer Talk

perth_map

Neymar is shown jumping into a tackle with Semedo (who signed from Benfica ) in the video, Javier Mascherano then rushes in to separate the pair. Neymar was involved in a training ground bust-up with his new colleague Nelson Semedo who was bought for about 27 million pounds to fill up the right-back position. Read More »

Aaron Judge has tooth repaired, in Yankees lineup against Rays

During Thursday's dramatic walk-off win against Tampa Bay, Judge almost lost a tooth after being struck by Brett Gardner's helmet while celebrating in the 11th inning. He's too big to get hurt by something like that. As you can see, the party at home plate was on, and Judge's tooth fell victim to a bouncing helmet, potentially widening the gap in his Michael Strahan-esque teeth. Read More »

Broncos OLB Shane Ray needs surgery to fix wrist ligament

perth_map

If Ray is out the full eight weeks, he would not be able to play until September 24 when Denver plays the Buffalo Bills. The third-year linebacker will undergo surgery on Saturday to fix the damage. Ray's injury adds insult to injury to the already-depleted Broncos' pass rushing unit from 2016. The Broncos had hoped for a breakout year for Ray, a first-round pick in 2015, after the retirement of DeMarcus Ware . Read More »

Jon Jones returns to claim what's his against Daniel Cormier

perth_map

One of the biggest grudge rematches in UFC history will go down Saturday night in the main event of UFC 214 . knock on wood. "As of now, I look at Ari as my boss and as Dana as more the face and the voice of UFC". UFC fight analyst Dan Hardy picked up on this and even quite controversially suggested that in his first comeback fight against Ovince Saint Preux , Jones was purposely holding back his skill set as he knew he could comfortably get the win without showcasing his new ... Read More »

Houston's Tonya Evinger takes on Cris "Cyborg" Justino at UFC 214

perth_map

Cyborg has, for all intents and purposes, been too good for the current generation to keep up. Ashlynn, a six-year-old kid who has been battling with leukemia, happened to be one of the contest participants. Although this summer was far from her first training camp in the area, it might be the smoothest one to date - particularly since she doesn't have to cut down from her preferred weight class anymore. Read More »

Liverpool end pursuit to sign Naby Keita from RB Leipzig

perth_map

Jurgen Klopp had targeted the Guinea global as being someone who would provide drive and dynamism to his midfield and was prepared to back his judgement in the player with the biggest transfer outlay in Liverpool's history. Although, he writes that this "does not mean that Liverpool's interest in Keita is permanently over and given he has a release clause in his contract that can be activated next summer, it is highly likely he will move to Merseyside in the summer of 2018". Read More »

Red Bull's Ricciardo tops practice runs for Hungarian GP

perth_map

Ricciardo also led the morning timesheets in 1:18.486, with both his fastest times comfortably inside the race lap record of 1:19.071 set by Michael Schumacher with Ferrari in 2004. Ricciardo meanwhile had done his best to play it down ahead of the race weekend but could hardly hide the on-track pace on Friday. Carlos Sainz broke into the top ten to finish eighth and 1.3 seconds off Ricciardo's benchmark, while Stoffel Vandoorne was 10th in the other McLaren despite having a scare ... Read More »

Sanchez Fails To Go To Training With Arsenal

Sky sources understand Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to pay more than £40m for the Chilean worldwide, with wages in excess of £250,000 a week. Do you put them on the bench when they are not ready [to start]? "That's what we will do", Wenger has said. Read More »

Sonny Bill to miss Championship opener

perth_map

But New Zealand Rugby released a statement on Friday which confirmed an appeal by Williams. World Rugby confirmed Sonny Bill Williams will miss the first Bledisloe Cup Test between Australia and New Zealand with his ban set to run until August 20. Read More »

Tretola Waived By Titans Less Than Week After Shooting

Walden, who visited the team earlier this offseason, has a chance to add valuable depth behind starting linebackers Brian Orakpo and Derrick Morgan while also competing against second-year pro Kevin Dodd and others. He was a sixth-round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft . Prior to his arrival back in 2013-14, Walden suited up for the Miami Dolphins, Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay Packers along the way. Read More »

Chiefs send DJ Alexander to Seahawks for LB Kevin Pierre-Louis

perth_map

Alexander . He has recorded 43 tackles, zero sacks, one fumble recovery and one safety during his time in the league. Alexander has two years remaining on his rookie deal, while Pierre-Louis has one. He finished the season with 12 tackles and also logged 71 defensive snaps. The Chiefs believe Johnson fully recovered and ready for the season opener, and the team returns both Ramik Wilson and Justin March-Lillard. Read More »

David Price Headed Back to Disabled List

perth_map

Price himself did refer to the injury at least once as a "torn elbow", so this seems pretty problematic. It's unclear who will start in his place, although as Chris Mason of the Eagle Tribune points out on Twitter , Brian Johnson is now on regular rest in Triple-A. Read More »