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WTA Finals to move to Shenzhen from Singapore in 2019


Christopher Clarey of the New York Times confirms that the year-end tournament on the women's side will move to Shenzhen, China after this year. The WTA signed a 10-year deal to stage the finals in Shenzhen - double the length of the current commitment in Singapore, the host since 2014. Read More »

Australian Open slammed for extreme heat policy

In the last hours a video on social networks featuring the differences between 2016 and 2018, both at the Australian Open , got viral. "But, you know, people might say, Well, at this level you have to be as a professional tennis player fit". Read More »

The Oxford Union Invites Author, Influencer & Producer Twinkle Khanna


They also showcase the PadMan innovation song "Saale Sapne". She earlier told Reuters, "I am hopeful that something that has been hidden in the darkness. Akshay Kumar's upcoming film PadMan , also starring Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor . While the stars have made it clear that they are not afraid of the upcoming box-office clash with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's " Padmaavat ", one thing that does scare the leading man will put a smile on your face. Read More »

Washington State Great Drew Bledsoe Posts Message About Tyler Hilinski


A rifle and a suicide note was found in the apartment. Jenkins declined to reveal the contents of the suicide note. He was an incredible young man and everyone who had the privilege of knowing him was better for it. "Please pray for the family and all of us affected!" Earlier in the day, Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib, who presides over the Senate, asked for a moment of silence to mark Hilinski's death shortly after the invocation that opens each daily session. Read More »

Dimitrov survives scare against McDonald to reach third round


That seemed to be a theme of Day 3. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the 2008 Australian Open finalist, rallied from 5-2 down in the fifth to overcome Denis Shapovalov 3-6, 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5. Her fellow Ukrainian Kateryna Bondarenko beat No. 15-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, a quarterfinalist here previous year, 6-2, 6-3 to reach the third round in Australia for the third time. Read More »

Los Angeles Lakers suffer more injuries against Oklahoma City Thunder


There's not much the Lakers can do to replace all that Ball brings to the table, beyond hoping for breakout games from Tyler Ennis, Alex Caruso and Gary Payton II at point guard. "There's not many guys that physically can match up with him straight or athletically can jump with him. We need five guys in there rebounding and they pushed us around, then we're supposed to foul Adams if he gets it down there". Read More »

Babar Azam and Hasan Ali included in ICC ODI Team 2017


While Hasan Ali has been the key to Pakistan's juggernaut in the limited overs format a year ago, Rashid Khan also spun the web around the batsmen with his magical leg-spin bowling. Chahal was named Player of the Match and Player of the Series for his performance - the best by an Indian bowler in T20I history, and the third-best of all time. Read More »

Tom Brady misses news conference to meet with medical staff

Prior to Guregian's report, Jeff Howe of the Herald tweeted that the hand has bothered Brady at other times this season. That will require Brady to prove he's healthy enough to lead the New England offense against by far the best, most talented defense the Patriots have faced all season. Read More »

Years After 26/11, Moshe Holtzberg Returns To Chabad House In Mumbai


The assault was part of a series of coordinated attacks across the Indian city, including on its main train station, that lasted three days and left 166 people dead. During Moshe's visit to Nariman House, there was a large gathering of members of the Jewish community, police, security personnel and media around the building, whose entry was restricted. Read More »

Wenger called Mike Dean "a disgrace"


Wenger on January 5 received a three-match touchline ban and was fined £40,000 (US$55,101) for misconduct following the game, which ended 1-1 after West Brom were awarded a disputed late penalty which they converted. Arsene Wenger , centre, watches on from the stands. He was formally warned after complaining about a "farcical" penalty awarded during a draw with Chelsea . Read More »

Green Bay Packers lose Jason Spriggs Video


At the end of the half, Hundley threw an interception. But with so many options sidelined, Clark ended up getting targeted nine times , with many coming toward the end of the game. The Packers host the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau on Saturday night. Starting outside linebackers Clay Matthews (hamstring) and Nick Perry (ankle/shoulder) missed the game for Green Bay , along with cornerback Damarious Randall (hamstring). Read More »

South Africa beat India in second Test


Cheteshwar Pujara was run out for the second time in the match in the fourth over of the day when De Villiers chased a ball to third man and sent a pinpoint throw to wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock as Pujara dived after attempting a third run. Read More »

Former champs Sharapova, Kerber into 2nd round in Australia


Sharapova , still working her way back from a 15-month ban for taking the performance-enhancing substance meldonium in Australia in 2016, showed glimpses of the tennis that made her a five-time major victor. "We wanted to use this opportunity to speak about certain subjects and see how everyone reacts to that and I guess see what opinions are", said the Serb. Read More »

Jordan Ayew scores again as Swansea make FA Cup fourth round


The hosts are now bottom of the Premier League while Nuno Espirito Santo's side are in a great position to win promotion to the top flight with a ten-point cushion at the top of the Championship. The Championship outfit did get their equaliser shortly after the hour mark when Jota - only on as a sub for two minutes - raced on to Roderick Miranda 's pass over the top before cutting inside onto his right foot and firing his finish inside the near post. Read More »

Australian Open 2018 results and bracket: Garbine Muguruza, David Goffin eliminated


Now she completed her eleventh win in a row including the Hopman Cup results, and improved to 23-4 her career record in second rounds of Grand Slam play, including a 7-1 mark in Melbourne . "I am feeling good, I am happy about my performance over the last few days and weeks". TURNING POINT: Flashy Frenchman Gael Monfils threatened to take out six-time champion Novak Djokovic before wilting in a 4-6 6-3 6-1 6-3 defeat on Rod Laver Arena. Read More »

'Main accused' in Zainab case arrested from Lahore


According to police, the man has close resemblance with the suspect seen in the footage. The discovery of Zainab's body sparked city-wide protests with enraged people setting fire to politicians' homes, accusing authorities of inaction. The suspect has been handed over to Kasur police for his DNA test. "Police, special branch, NADRA, Punjab Forensic Science Agency and all other line departments are following the case in an organised manner", he said. Read More »

What Imran Khan 'dreads' if he becomes Pakistan's Prime Minister


The relations between Pakistan and the United States have worsened after Trump accused Pakistan of giving "lies and deceit" in lieu of monetary help of $33 billion. Should he become Pakistan's prime minister, Khan said "yes we would talk", referring to Trump, but added that the USA dishonours the memory of thousands of Pakistan's soldiers who died battling insurgents in its tribal regions, as well as that of tens of thousands of Pakistanis who died in terrorist attacks. Read More »

Man United star warns Manchester City over title hopes


Otamendi has been a revelation this season after a hard start to his career in England. City are also in discussions with star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne and coach Pep Guardiola to extend their current deals, and hope to build a squad that can continue to dominate the Premier League for years to come. Read More »

Espanyol end Barca's unbeaten run with cup win


Espanyol's academy graduate Oscar Melendo scored the only goal of the game in the 88th minute after Messi had his spot-kick turned away by the former Real Madrid goalkeeper Diego Lopez earlier in the second half. The first leg of their quarterfinal matchup at RCDE Stadium saw Barca field a strong starting XI, including Lionel Messi (the all-time leading scorer in the Barcelona Derby with 20 goals ), Sergio Busquets and Gerard Pique. Read More »

Neymar scores four as Paris Saint-Germain hammer Dijon


With four goals and two assists, Neymar became the first player to have been involved in six goals in a single match since Ligue 1 data first started being collected in the 2006-07 season. "However, you have to weigh up the pros and cons and put water in the wine, so when a player scores four goals and provides two more assists in a match". Read More »

Former Saints receivers coach John Morton out as Jets offensive coordinator

NY announced the team is parting ways with offensive coordinator John Morton on Wednesday evening. The Jets had been Morton's first National Football League offensive coordinator job. Mehta also noted the Jets have had internal discussions about promoting quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates to offensive coordinator "if he was fully invested and wanted the job", but they would look outside the organization if he didn't want it. Read More »

Rockets' Harden anticipated to return Thursday


In addition to what happened on the court, there were reports that multiple Rockets players attempted to get into the Clippers locker room in order to confront guard Austin Rivers . VandeWeghe said Ariza and Green will serve their suspensions during the Rockets next two games on January 18 vs. Minnesota and January 20 vs. He later refused to be drawn on the reported locker-room invasion by former teammate Paul and other Rockets players. Read More »

Earl Thomas to Dallas Cowboys: 'Come get me'


The Cowboys led Seattle 9-7 at halftime in what amounts to a playoff elimination game thanks to a couple of 51-yard field goals from Dan Bailey , including one that caromed in off the right upright. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) is sacked by Seattle Seahawks' Michael Bennett (72) late in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday , Dec. Read More »

Australia not suffering from Ashes hangover: Warner


He contributed just six wickets in four appearances for the 2017 Division Two champions but is now expected to join Nottinghamshire, who also secured promotion to the top flight as runners-up, for a stint. "We are 1-0 up and our challenge is to do what they did to us in the Test matches now", he added. "We're professional athletes. There is no excuse for anyone not to be up in my mind". Read More »

Gattuso's Milan revel in Coppa win


Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso said beforehand that his side were treating the match like a World Cup final. "We have an extraordinary relationship, we've also suffered and only we know how much". "This is a team that does well until it runs into the first hurdle and today we overcame the hurdles". "So he's not happy now, but he's trained well and all I care about is that he's professional every day and he's doing that". Read More »

Wisconsin Badgers fall to Purdue 78-50


The Badgers made just 7-of-18 shots (36.8 percent) in the first half. The key: Not complicating things. Wisconsin (9-9, 2-3) has lost two in a row after defeating in 71-61 on January 2 but the Badgers still presents plenty of distractions of their own, including first team All-Big Ten forward Ethan Happ . Read More »

But Liverpool also keen


The former Brazil U17 worldwide has been limited to just two appearances for Roma this season after recovering from a serious knee injury and is looking forward to potentially having a fresh start at Chelsea under Conte. Conte has been after a left-back for some time as he wants competition for Marcos Alonso and it looks like the Italian boss is eyeing Palmieri after failing to land Alex Sandro in the summer. Read More »

Arsenal and Liverpool share spoils after six-goal thriller


With Olivier Giroud and Aaron Ramsey both out until the new year with hamstring injuries, Wenger will go into tonight's game minus two of his most creative players. It would also be remiss of me not to mention Jack Wilshire who has enjoyed a good run of games recently. Could be an interesting evening.... Perhaps after that, he will enjoy a much better Christmas with the kids in 2018. Read More »

Warriors rookie Jordan Bell leaves court in wheelchair after scary ankle sprain

After being attended to by team trainers, Bell would be taken off of the United Center court and to the locker room in a wheelchair. Soon, Bell was surrounded by his teammates, the Warriors coaches and medical staff. Less than an hour later, Bell suffered what could be a significant injury. Bell in 37 games is averaging 5.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 14.8 minutes. Read More »

How to Watch PSG vs. Dijon


Neymar scored four goals and grabbed two assists, but was still booed by fans as PSG thrashed Dijon 8-0 in Ligue 1 on Wednesday night. Brazilian forward Neymar , just back from injury, took his season's tally to 15 goals and the rout was completed by Angel Di Maria's double and goals by Cavani and substitute Kylian Mbappe . Read More »

Steelers assistant Mike Munchak declines 2nd Cardinals interview


In the four years since Munchak joined the Steelers staff, Ben Roethlisberger has had the three least-sacked seasons of his 14-year National Football League career. Munchak may think Arizona has settled on their next head coach, which seems unlikely as they reportedly seek some second interviews. Armstrong, 54, played as a defensive back for Temple from 1983-86 under recently-retired Cardinals coach Bruce Arians. Read More »