Sport


Punjab govt takes action against 46 doctors Punjab govt takes action against 46 doctors
- August 07, 2017

According to the protesting doctors, Central Induction Policy discriminates between the ones who have graduated from government institutes and those who have received their education from private ones. Earlier, Salman Rafiq held a meeting with the heads of government hospitals, where he sought a list of the doctors absent from duties. Hospital focal person Muhammad Ilyas told Dawn that YDA members tried to observe strike outside the principal office but the administration called the police ... (more...)
Kyle Busch tames Glen for third straight pole Kyle Busch tames Glen for third straight pole
- August 07, 2017

Stage 1 victor Kyle Busch began Stage 2 with a loose left front wheel, causing him to make an extra pit stop to replace the wheel. Busch lapped points leader Elliott Sadler with seven laps to go and had built a 2.5-second lead when Casey Mears ran out of fuel to bring out the final caution with five laps left. (more...)
Tottenham reportedly to be raided by Bundesliga giants with £50million bid Tottenham reportedly to be raided by Bundesliga giants with £50million bid
- August 07, 2017

However, the German champions have already signed central midfielders Sebastian Rudy and Corentin Tolisso this summer in a bid to strengthen their spine, so there is no guarantee Dier would slot into the first team were he to arrive. Barca are keen to use the money raised by Neymar's £200m sale to buy a raft of new stars, with England's Alli on manager Ernesto Valverde's wish list. (more...)
Athletics-Thiam adds world heptathlon title to Olympic crown Athletics-Thiam adds world heptathlon title to Olympic crown
- August 07, 2017

Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson was sixth in the hurdles, but flopped badly in the high jump, managing a best of only 1.80m, far off her personal best of 1.98m. Thiam deposed three-time world champion Jessica Ennis-Hill by triumphing at the Olympic Games last year and the 22-year-old added the world title despite finishing last in the final 800 metres heat in London . (more...)
Kyung Kim claims maiden major title at Women's British Open Kyung Kim claims maiden major title at Women's British Open
- August 07, 2017

Kim loves The Beatles. "But I tried my best today and this week showed I can definitely compete with the best". None of this seemed to bother Kim, though. "I'm now letting go", said Kim, a six-time LPGA victor who also has three LET titles to her name, the most recent being a five-stroke success in the European Masters last September. (more...)
Frank Lampard calls for double deal to be completed Frank Lampard calls for double deal to be completed
- August 07, 2017

Particularly if you're losing some big players and Diego Costa seems to be [on] the way [out] but I don't have too many worries about that. Diego Costa - another key component in last season's title-winning team - has been frozen out by Antonio Conte but Lampard believes £75m-replacement Alvaro Morata is a top signing. (more...)
Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended 10 games by NFL Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended 10 games by NFL
- August 06, 2017

Collins won't be allowed to practice with the team after the preseason ends and can not return until November 21. This is the second season in which Collins has been suspended for a similar violation. In the last two season, Collins has started eight games and recorded 39 tackles and three assists. Such are the consequences when certain choices are made. (more...)
Ross Stripling gives up run to New York Mets Ross Stripling gives up run to New York Mets
- August 06, 2017

In Cincinnati, Paul DeJong hit a two-run homer and Lance Lynn got past Joey Votto's first-inning home run to win his fourth straight start. He'll do battle against the Mets his next time out in NY on Saturday. The Dodgers are running away with the Division and are on a record 43-7 tear. The Dodgers have a whopping 96 homers in their last 50 games and are tied for second in the National League with 161 homers this season. (more...)
OSPCA notified after woman filmed assaulting dog on subway OSPCA notified after woman filmed assaulting dog on subway
- August 06, 2017

A TTC spokesperson told Global News the emergency alarm was activated and security was called for a woman allegedly abusing a dog on board a train on Line 2 around 4:20 p.m. The woman has not been identified , and it is not known if she has been reported to the authorities. I was so furious to see her abuse her dog. No one even backed up the guy who did stand up'. (more...)
Arsenal boss Wenger: I've full backing over Alexis stand Arsenal boss Wenger: I've full backing over Alexis stand
- August 06, 2017

He will accept that... Having found themselves eight places and 21 points below Arsenal at the end of the 2015-2016 season, Chelsea ended the 2016-2017 campaign under Antonio Conte four places and 18 points better off than Sunday's opponents. (more...)
AC Milan eyeing move for Chelsea and Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao AC Milan eyeing move for Chelsea and Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao
- August 06, 2017

The fall was effectively the reason United took the decision to release the enigmatic striker, who looked for all the world like he was going to get himself another year at Old Trafford after a fantastic season. Speaking to Sport Mediaset , as quoted by Goal , he said: "Ibrahimovic? We'll evaluate the things that we have to do after August 15". The Serie A powerhouses have already signed 10 players in this window, but they still feel that one more striker could further help their cause. (more...)
Yonder Alonso traded to the Mariners Yonder Alonso traded to the Mariners
- August 06, 2017

The 32-year-old Alonso was hitting.266 with 22 home runs and 49 RBI's in 100 games with Oakland. Alonso, a left-handed hitter, could platoon at first base with Danny Valencia. Powell was promoted from Triple-A in May and has had limited action this season. Seattle also sent two minor league players to the Tampa Bay Rays, as well as a player to be named later, and received pitcher Ryan Garton and catcher Mike Marjama. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: I want Wilshere to play somewhere Arsene Wenger: I want Wilshere to play somewhere
- August 06, 2017

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger , who gave Wilshere his first professional opportunity, understands that it will be a hard prospect for the 25-year-old to break back into the fold, whilst claiming that the injury-prone playmaker will have to prove his worth in training as the end of the summer transfer window draws nearer. (more...)
Sneijder set to complete OGC Nice move Sneijder set to complete OGC Nice move
- August 06, 2017

Having been linked with a return to Serie A with Sampdoria as well as a lucrative move to the MLS with LA Galaxy, Sneijder appears to have chosen the Allianz Riviera as his next destination. Sneijder, who played in the 2010 World Cup final for the Netherlands and won the Champions League with Inter Milan in 2010, was released by Galatasaray at the end of last season, meaning he is available for free. (more...)
Packers hold annual Family Night practice at Lambeau Field Packers hold annual Family Night practice at Lambeau Field
- August 06, 2017

Then the team will go back in the locker room at 7:15 and then come back out for introductions at 7:30. For many Packers fans though, the festivities started early Saturday afternoon. "Really the advice is do not bring anything in". "We have a clear bag policy, the bag has to be 12 by 6, We do sell them in the Packers Pro Shop". (more...)
PSG President Makes Intentions Clear Regarding Any Potential Deal for Alexis Sanchez PSG President Makes Intentions Clear Regarding Any Potential Deal for Alexis Sanchez
- August 06, 2017

As reaction continues to pour in from across the globe over Neymar's eye-watering world record move, the Premier League's big boys have not exactly been standing still in their own pursuit of domestic and European glory. "I would love to have him here, and you never know, but that is for City to decide", Silva said, per Jonathan Smith of ESPN FC. But Wenger is adamant that he will see out the past year of his current contract at least. (more...)
Arsenal Will Rival Chelsea For Premier League Title, Says Conte Arsenal Will Rival Chelsea For Premier League Title, Says Conte
- August 06, 2017

A lawyer stating he represented Costa threatened the Premier League champions with legal action after the striker, who is yet to return to Chelsea , was told he was free to leave. The draw is available at [3.6]. On the evidence of Sunday's Community Shield , he also has an unusual array of talents which could well make him a fans' favourite at Arsenal . (more...)
Nahitan Nández, el Nahitan Nández, el "tapado" que compraría Boca
- August 06, 2017

El 50 por ciento restante del pase, que pertenece a Huracán y está valuado en 4 millones de dólares, Boca lo pagará de acá a dos años o con un porcentaje de una posible venta al exterior del ex jugador de Instituto. Otro de los que podría salir del club en los próximos días es Marcelo Torres, jugador de la Selección Sub 20 al que le ven futuro pero que no tiene lugar en el equipo por las presencias de Darío Benedetto y Walter Bou: "Es una posibilidad que se vaya a préstamo a Banfield". (more...)
Boca enfrenta a Villarreal en La Bombonera — En vivo Boca enfrenta a Villarreal en La Bombonera — En vivo
- August 06, 2017

Como para reforzar la familiaridad con la que se encaró el encuentro. Lo mejor de Boca en la primera parte fue de la mano de su nueva estrella Edwin Cardona , aunque sólo mostró pinceladas de su talento. Incidencia: a los 39 min, del segundo tiempo el arquero Fernández le contuvo un penal a Gago (B). El partido se juega en La Bombonera desde las 09: 00 p.m. (more...)
Terrell Davis on CTE: 'I can't lie, we're all scared' Terrell Davis on CTE: 'I can't lie, we're all scared'
- August 06, 2017

Along with Davis, kicker Morten Andersen; safety Kenny Easley; owner, president and general manager Jerry Jones; defensive end Jason Taylor; running back LaDainian Tomlinson; and quarterback Kurt Warner were inducted as a part of the seven-member 2017 Hall of Fame class. (more...)
Royals place Perez on DL, recall Gallagher Royals place Perez on DL, recall Gallagher
- August 06, 2017

There's concern the intercostal strain will sideline him up to four weeks, which means he might not return until after rosters expand on September 1. Cam Gallagher was recalled from Triple-A Omaha to provide the Royals with another healthy catcher while Perez is sidelined, but Drew Butera is slated to receive the bulk of the starts behind the plate. (more...)
Two killed, three injured in Klerksdorp crash Two killed, three injured in Klerksdorp crash
- August 06, 2017

A man in the other vehicle, believed to be in his 40s, sustained minor injuries and was assessed. "There was nothing that paramedics could do for the teenager and was declared dead on the scene", said Vermaak. He said the exact circumstances surrounding the incident would be investigated by the police. Local authorities attended the scene and will conduct an investigation. (more...)
Thomas Christiansen: 'I want to take Leeds United back into Premier League' Thomas Christiansen: 'I want to take Leeds United back into Premier League'
- August 06, 2017

Phillips darted to the near post and Pablo Hernandez rolled it into his path from a corner and the midfielder guided his shot into the far corner with the help of a deflection. Adam Le Fondre duly converted the spot kick to get Bolton back in the game again but Leeds very almost responded with Hernandez striking the bar with a spectacular effort. (more...)
Los Angeles reaches deal to host 2028 Games Los Angeles reaches deal to host 2028 Games
- August 06, 2017

Los Angeles and LA 2024 officials had no immediate comment on the report, although City Councilman Gil Cedillo posted on his Twitter page, "Hastag goes from #LA2024 to #LA2028". "We are very confident that we can reach a tripartite agreement under the leadership of the International Olympic Committee with LA and Paris in August, creating a win-win-win situation for all three partners", International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said in a statement released Monday. (more...)
Costa agent claims are 'nonsense', insist Chelsea Costa agent claims are 'nonsense', insist Chelsea
- August 06, 2017

However, the Nigeria star will feature for Chelsea in Sunday's FA Community Shield game against the same Arsenal . Matic had previously been left out of the pre-season tour to China and Singapore amid suggestions that he neither was in Conte's plans ahead of the new season. (more...)
Little League softball team disqualified for Snapchat post Little League softball team disqualified for Snapchat post
- August 06, 2017

As a result of Atlee's disqualification, the Kirkland team that lost in the semifinal 1-0 was inserted into the championship game. However, on Saturday morning, the head office of the Little League World Series disqualified Atlee from the tournament, and awarded Kirkland the berth in the title game. (more...)
Clippers center Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charge Clippers center Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charge
- August 06, 2017

ET with a $1,500 bond. No details of the alleged crime or who its victim may have been was available on Sunday morning. "He was arrested in downtown Miami at the Marquis condo, 1100 Biscayne Blvd". The 6-foot-11 center averaged 5.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 14.5 minutes and shot 56.8 percent in 71 games last season. Since going undrafted in the 2011 National Basketball Association draft, Reed has bounced around several teams including the Sacramento Kings and the Brooklyn Nets. (more...)
Lampard and Gerrard predict Premier League top four Lampard and Gerrard predict Premier League top four
- August 06, 2017

Perhaps it is because he used to play for two of our big Premier League rivals with Liverpool and Manchester United , but he nearly always has something negative to say about our club, our manager or our players. If they can learn how to break teams down at home and defend a bit better, I think they are a force", he said in the build-up to the Community Shield as quoted by the Mirror . (more...)
Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Tiemoue Bakayoko to miss start of season Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Tiemoue Bakayoko to miss start of season
- August 06, 2017

And asked about the sale of midfielder Nemanja Matic to Manchester United, he said: "You will have to ask the club about this". With the €222 million (£198m) transfer of Neymar to PSG , it has been reported that Barcelona could turn their attentions to Hazard, but Conte is confident he will remain a Chelsea player. (more...)
Ravindra Jadeja, the fastest left-armer to take 150 wickets Ravindra Jadeja, the fastest left-armer to take 150 wickets
- August 06, 2017

KL Rahul dropped a sharp chance at shot leg of Karunaratne. If the story about how things were progressing in the match could be summed up in just a few words, there it is. He fell to a quicker one the very next ball after hitting Herath for a six to raise his fifty, trying to cut an arm ball with no room. India captain Virat Kohli decided on declaration during the last session of the day after the visitors had piled on a mammoth total of 622/9 in their first innings. (more...)