Thursday, 19 July 2018
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

American Linden, Japan's Kawauchi win Boston Marathon

Marcel Hug of Switzerland notched his fifth win in the men's wheelchair division, while American woman Tatyana McFadden also won her fifth title. "It's storybook. "It was definitely toughest conditions, on the cold side, that I've run in", she added. Flanagan dropped out of the lead pack to go to a portable toilet. Read More »

Nadal: Acapulco Setback Hurt More Than Australian Open Retirement

perth_map

Djokovic has also had to contend with injury in recent months and is not being tipped to mount a serious challenge for Nadal's Monte Carlo Crown. It was an impressive performance from the 30-year-old in his first match since splitting from coach Andre Agassi and starting to work again with long-time former coach Marian Vajda. Read More »

James Harrison calls time on his National Football League career

perth_map

Harrison's Steelers tenure ended in underwhelming fashion, but he leaves a large legacy in the Steel City and will unquestionably be remembered alongside some of the franchise's greatest players. Harrison had 84.5 sacks, 34 forced fumbles, 26 passes defensed, nine fumble recoveries, eight interceptions and a touchdown in 193 career appearances. Read More »

Released Eagles CB Daryl Worley faces six charges

perth_map

The NFL corner back made a decision to get combative with the police which did not end well for him as he was tasered. Worley was arrested and tased after being combative with police early on Sunday morning near the Eagles' NovaCare Complex facility. Read More »

Manchester City Clinches Premier League Title

Guardiola is the first Spanish manager to win the Premier League , while City also tied United's record by winning the competition with five games to spare. David Silva who has been superb for Manchester City this season however took the chance to reflect on his special year by uploading a photo with his son who was born prematurely in December 2017. Read More »

Donovan Mitchell's MRI On Left Foot Negative, Will Play Game 2

perth_map

The rookie underwent an X-ray at halftime, which came back negative. In his playoff debut, Mitchell would go for 27 points and 10 rebounds while adding three assists, two steals and a block over 35 minutes. 5 seed and nobody thought we'd even be in the playoffs". The good news? Mitchell's backed it up with his play on the court, leading the Jazz in scoring with 20.5 points per game and ranking third in assists per game with 3.7. Read More »

The Premier League champions' season in stats

They won it in the last remaining seconds in 2012, and in the final match in 2014. "As I was saying, eight titles are eight titles and three Premier Leagues are three Premier Leagues and the last Premier League was not 20 years ago, was three years ago", Mourinho was quoted as saying by Reuters . Read More »

Players, Fans, React To Manchester City's Title Win And United's Loss

perth_map

The blue side of Manchester had a tremendous Premier League campaign and their status as Premier League title winners was guaranteed after Manchester United lost to bottom dwellers West Brom 1-0. If you read what the people say this week we have to improve. That team, of course, featured African star Nigeria's Victor Moses, whose career took off when manager Antonio Conte converted him from an ordinary player to the specialised role of wing-back. Read More »

Broncos to release CJ Anderson

perth_map

The Broncos were reportedly interested in parting ways with the veteran running back, who had two years remaining on his contract at $4.5 million per year. Anderson rushed for a career-high 1,007 yards previous year, but he'll have to go elsewhere to continue his forward momentum. The Broncos signed Anderson as an undrafted free agent in 2013. Read More »

Malema lambastes 'crocodile tears' over Winnie Mandela

perth_map

He said: "If it is true that the ANC wants to honour you, let them name Cape Town Airport after Winnie Mandela". The EFF leader commended people who stood by Madikizela-Mandela when she was widely vilified by the state actors of the white minority regime she was fighting during apartheid. Read More »

Timberwolves miss an opportunity in Game 1 loss to Houston

perth_map

Sunday in Houston and can be heard on WCCO Radio 830 AM. The Houston Rockets are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.5 rebounds per game. Capela put up 24 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks in the win, and Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni once again pointed out how under-appreciated the fourth-year Swiss big man is. Read More »

Manchester City on brink of fifth Premier League title

perth_map

After being crowned champions of Premier League for the third time in seven seasons, Manchester City have set their sights on adding new volumes to record books. "I think we share one thing - he's been able to transfer to the team that hunger and desire to never be satisfied". Henceforth, City would eye surpassing Chelsea's record 95 points accumulated in a single season. Read More »

Manchester City crowned Premier League champions after United loss

perth_map

All the lads have done so well and it feels great to be a part of this really special group of players! "So happy to be able to share another trophy with our awesome fans". Not only that, but Guardiola did it with five games remaining, equalling the English top-flight record of United (1907-08 and 2000-01) and Everton (1984-85). Read More »

Chelsea Not Giving Up On Top Four Chase- Giroud

perth_map

Substitute Olivier Giroud revealed that he urged Chelsea team-mate Eden Hazard not to give up against Southampton before the duo combined to complete a 3-2 comeback win at Southampton yesterday. "I said when I came on we need to fight until the end, keep believing. If you don't have something in you're heart, it's hard to come back and win this game". Read More »

Colon throwing ideal game vs. Astros through 7 innings

The 44-year-old Colon was working on a flawless game for the Texas Rangers on Sunday night before walking Carlos Correa on a 3-1 pitch to start the eighth. The beefy Colon struck out seven. He went to an 0-2 count against 10 of the first 18 batters he faced. Correa ended up coming around to score to tie the game at 1-1, and Colon left after 7⅔ innings and 96 pitches while lowering his ERA on the season to 1.45. Read More »

Salah hits 40 in easy Liverpool win, Southampton suffer Chelsea collapse

perth_map

Click through the gallery to see the five highest finishes by an African in the Premier League's golden boot charts. Just days after stunningly knocking Manchester City out of the UEFA Champions League on the back of a final 5-1 result over two legs, Liverpool proved that they had no intention of taking the Premier League for granted. Read More »

Man City trolled on Twitter after Premier League win

perth_map

Pep Guardiola's side won the league with five games to spare, but in a manner most unexpected after a slip-up by their city rivals. The defeat at Old Trafford helped the Etihad outfit mathematically win the Premier League . "Probably because I won eight championships I was not on the moon with the victory against them because that doesn't make me feel super-happy". United, sensing the impact of the result, threw everything forward but West Brom displayed some new-found defensive ... Read More »

R. Lee Ermey Cause of Death: How Did the Actor Die?

perth_map

It's a total bummer knowing that there won't be any more Ermey roles to look forward to. "There are many like it, but this one is mine, '" Rogin added. At only 74 years old, it seems far too soon for us to lose Ermey . He served 14 months in Vietnam, and became a staff sergeant in Okinawa, before he was medically discharged in 1972 due to injuries. Read More »

Conte 'not interested' in Sarri to Chelsea rumours

perth_map

It looks increasingly likely that the Blues will miss out on a top four finish and have to settle for a place in the Europa League for next season. Giroud started the comeback with a brilliant header in the 70th minute and scored the victor just eight minutes later. Read More »

Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Karthik claim silver, Sharath Achanta claims bronze

perth_map

Pallikal and Chinappa, who had won a historic Gold in Glasgow Games four years ago, fell short against the New Zealand combine of Joelle King and Amanda-Landers Murphy losing 9-11, 8-11 in the title clash. With Joshna Chinappa playing a couple of deft cross-court shots, the 2014 gold medallists managed to claw it back to 9-10. "It's sad to see, the players and game are growing, but the officials they're not growing at all". Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers - 4/15/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

That was a big change for them: remember, last season in Game 3 of their series with Cleveland , they blew a 26 point lead and lost by five. It's four-five for a reason. Smith), but we have a lot of savvy veteran guys who have a ton of experience". And on Sunday, it became so ridiculous that the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar couldn't help but laugh. Read More »

Canadians don hockey jerseys to honor dead in bus crash

perth_map

It's any hockey player's dream to see the Stanley Cup up close and personal like that! The family joined a nationwide effort to honor the players by placing hockey sticks in front of their home. "Had we known it was an event in all schools, we would have (participated) spontaneously", Dufourd said in a phone interview Friday. The De Pere Area Youth Hockey League also donned their jerseys Thursday to support Humboldt. Read More »

Vincent Kompany's EPIC speech in Manchester pub after City become champions

perth_map

VINCENT KOMPANY BASKED in the glory of clinching the Premier League in unexpected fashion on Sunday - then immediately challenged Manchester City to defend their title next season. "Any player under him has had success because of him and how they've improved as individuals". "I may be the only one who is already thinking about next season but I'd like to stay humble about the fact it's not a dynasty, it's just one title that we've won". Read More »

Yankees-Tigers doubleheader called off

perth_map

Locally, the Lansing Lugnuts were scheduled for a first pitch at 6:05 p.m. ET against the West Michigan Whitecaps. There was no immediate word on a makeup date. Rain was forecast to keep falling until Monday morning. In both those cases, no ticket exchange is necessary. An April 4 postponement against the Kansas City Royals will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader on April 20. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski will not attend start of offseason program, per report

perth_map

Gronkowski is still under contract through the 2019 National Football League season, as he still has two years left on his six-year, $54 million extension with $19 million left in both base salary and bonuses. This has pushed the Patriots into a hard situation where the organization has had to continue to wait on their star tight end to make a decision. Tom Brady is also expected to miss the start of the off-season program while he serves as a global ambassador for the Best Buddies ... Read More »

Potential Lineups: Manchester United vs West Bromwich Albion

perth_map

Pep Guardiola's side are once again on the brink of securing the title after an impressive performance in beating Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 at Wembley on Saturday. "Premier League Champions 17/18", City tweeted soon after the final whistle, when the fifth English top-flight title of its history was assured. It is the second earliest date that the Premier League title has been sealed and City could still set several records before the end of an impressive campaign. Read More »

PBT Extra Preview: Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics

perth_map

The Bucks star dropped 29 points and pulled down 11 rebounds the last time the teams met in the regular season, and the Celtics will need to find ways to slow down his bull rushes to the rim. While the Bucks are relatively healthy, the Celtics are without their top two players in Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving . Although injuries have made life incredibly hard for the Celtics of late, they've continued to perform well, and closed out a very impressive season with a 55-win total. Read More »

Saudi king denounces 'blatant interference' by Iran in Arab affairs

perth_map

Arab leaders opened their annual summit in the eastern Saudi city of Dhahran on Sunday. But King Salman avoided any mention of Syria in his address, as a seat marked "Syrian Arab Republic" sat empty in the hall. Regional powerhouses Saudi Arabia and Iran have been locked in a decades-long struggle for supremacy that is being waged in proxy wars in several countries, including Yemen and Syria. Read More »

Syrian army declares Ghouta rebel enclave fully retaken

perth_map

Russian Federation and Syria resumed bombardment of the Douma area when talks for Jaish al-Islam's evacuation sputtered last week, culminating in an alleged chemical strike on Saturday. Jaish al-Islam members have not responded to CNN for comment, and has stopped posting statements on its online accounts in recent days. The capture of Douma comes as the rebels of the Islam Army have fully evacuated to the rebel-held city of Jarablus in northern Syria in batches. Read More »

IPL 2018: Delhi Daredevils register nail-biting win over Mumbai Indians

perth_map

Shakib celebrated Bengali New Year in style as Sunrisers managed their first win in Kolkata . But T20 is like that. In case he sits out, Mumbai will be tempted to opt for birthday body Jean-Paul Duminy instead of Ben Cutting and continue with Pradeep Sangwan who had replaced Mitchell McLenaghan in the last match. Read More »

Manchester City could dominate the Premier League for

Manchester City won the Premier League title as Manchester United's shock 1-0 home defeat by West Brom confirmed their rivals as champions. As for United , despite knowing that the title race was all but over, it was a truly insipid performance, managing just four shots on target, with only one truly testing the Albion 'keeper Ben Foster. Read More »

Brendan Rodgers: 'Celtic players turn up for big games'

perth_map

The Hoops have won two of those matches - at Ibrox - with the game at Celtic Park ending in a goalless draw. I have watched it lots because there are lots of things for me to learn and lots for the players to learn. "Obviously that gives us faith and confidence but not taking away from it being a tough game". Dembele really was as close to "unplayable" as you can possibly get today, and if he is to head for pastures new this summer, it's going to take an terrible lot to replace him. Read More »