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All Blacks 'bug' guard found not guilty All Blacks 'bug' guard found not guilty
- August 18, 2017

Downing Centre Local Court magistrate Jennifer Atkinson said she was unable to rule out that someone else could have planted the bug, local media reported. The incident caused friction between the rugby rivals, with the Australian Rugby Union angry the All Blacks kept silent on the incident for so long and suspected they leaked it to media for a match day distraction. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool midfielder to miss Crystal Palace game with back injury Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool midfielder to miss Crystal Palace game with back injury
- August 18, 2017

Despite having five-years remaining on his current contract - which possesses no release clause - Coutinho has seemingly attempted to force his way out of Liverpool as Barcelona are thought to be keen on the Brazilian as a replacement for the recently departed Neymar. (more...)
Mitchell Starc to Miss ODI Series Against India Mitchell Starc to Miss ODI Series Against India
- August 18, 2017

Faulkner, who was part of Australia's victorious 2015 World Cup side, was left out of the Champions Trophy squad earlier this year but has been picked along with Coulter-Nile, who will look to continue his impressive performance in this year's IPL. (more...)
Usain Bolt faces 'three months of rehabilitation' Usain Bolt faces 'three months of rehabilitation'
- August 18, 2017

Bolt, perhaps the greatest sprinter in track and field history, was slated to play in the Man United legends game, a friendly against Barcelona on September 2. " I don't usually release my medical report to the public but sadly I have sat and listened to people questioning if I was really injured ", he added. (more...)
Dangote once again vows to buy Arsenal and sack Wenger Dangote once again vows to buy Arsenal and sack Wenger
- August 18, 2017

Dangote has a net worth of $12.5 billion (£9.7 billion) and owns Dangote Group, a multinational conglomerate now constructing an $11 billion (£8.5 billion) oil refinery in Nigeria's capital, Abuja. An American billionaire, Stan Kroenke , is Arsenal's biggest shareholder, controlling 67 percent of the company. According to reports, he rejected a takeover bid from Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov . (more...)
Last minute signings: Newcastle sign Joselu from Stoke Last minute signings: Newcastle sign Joselu from Stoke
- August 18, 2017

Huddersfield could not have wished for a better start after defeating Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park comfortably. More than 12,000 fans attended the free event. And captain Jamaal Lascelles has been speaking about the club's early-season injury problems . Ritchie said: " There is no panic ". " That spreads throughout the group, the group are very calm and we go focused to Huddersfield ". (more...)
Khawaja, Agar to make Test comebacks for Bangladesh series, hints Smith Khawaja, Agar to make Test comebacks for Bangladesh series, hints Smith
- August 18, 2017

Smith ended any talk that middle order batsman and part-time keeper Peter Handscomb could take the gloves for the series against the Test minnows, insisting that Wade was ready to start turning 20s and 30s with the bat into decisive scores. (more...)
Tony Pulis: 'West Bromwich Albion do not need to sell Jonny Evans' Tony Pulis: 'West Bromwich Albion do not need to sell Jonny Evans'
- August 18, 2017

City's first offer of £18m for the 29-year-old was rejected by the Baggies but that hasn't put off manager Pep Guardiola. 'We don't want to sell Jonny and we don't need to sell him. Jonny is happy here and wants to get on with his football. TP: "Jonny is one of our best players. It would be insane to say a team like West Brom won't sell if a team are going to put a huge amount of money in front of you". (more...)
England age-group debate over Trent Alexander-Arnold England age-group debate over Trent Alexander-Arnold
- August 18, 2017

Watching a professional footballer talking about how his mother isn't letting him move out of her house any time soon is the most important content you can consume all day. "At first I didn't know it was going to go in but it was well placed and I thought it was a good free-kick and I was happy it went in". "In the end they did and I did well for the team". (more...)
Did Kyrie Irving - LeBron James have secret meeting in Miami? Did Kyrie Irving - LeBron James have secret meeting in Miami?
- August 18, 2017

Longtime NBA reporter Chris Sheridan of Sheridan Hoops reported yesterday that LeBron James is "100 percent leaving" the Cleveland Cavaliers after the upcoming season, which created a major stir in league circles as Sheridan was the first to report that James was leaving Miami to return to the Cavs . (more...)
Chelsea's Diego Costa reveals where he will be heading to from Brazil Chelsea's Diego Costa reveals where he will be heading to from Brazil
- August 18, 2017

Chelsea's signing of Alvaro Morata earlier this summer has seen the former Real Madrid striker usurp Costa as the Premier League champions' front man. I'll come back stronger. "That was a punishment for the attitude I had shown and behaving in the best way", he said. "I was told how Conte treated Mikel after his decision to represent Nigeria at the Rio 2016 Olympics", Sarki, who was on Chelsea's books between 2006-10, told Owngoalnigeria.com, as per The Mirror . (more...)
Tyler, the Creator: I had my first boyfriend at 15 Tyler, the Creator: I had my first boyfriend at 15
- August 18, 2017

Do you think that Tyler The Creator should just come out the closet fully or should he continue to play around with the idea and sell more records? However, he was recently rumored to be coming out of the closet on his new album " Scum Fuck Flower Boy ". (more...)
Moran Report Exposed OCI 'Rotten Culture' Moran Report Exposed OCI 'Rotten Culture'
- August 18, 2017

The Sport Ministers willing to resume funding the Olympics Council of Ireland, provided its house is in order. Mr Hickey did not co-operate with the investigation by Judge Carroll Moran. "Personal fiefdom was run here", said Mr Ross. The Sports Minister added that even if the inquiry had the powers of compulsion it would have "encountered great difficulty exercising these powers over parties outside the state such as THG, the Rio Organising Committee and the International Olympic Committee". (more...)
Aliko Dangote Says he Will Sack Arsene Wenger When he Acquires Arsenal Aliko Dangote Says he Will Sack Arsene Wenger When he Acquires Arsenal
- August 18, 2017

Dangote has a net worth of $12.5 billion (£9.7 billion) and owns Dangote Group, a multinational conglomerate now constructing an $11 billion (£8.5 billion) oil refinery in Nigeria's capital, Abuja. "The first thing I would change is the coach", Dangote said . "When I look at telecoms for instance, I think that would be very tough for us". There's no way you can go and jump over somebody after 17 years of their hard work. (more...)
Halep, Muruguza Advance at Rain-Hit WTA Cincinnati Thursday Halep, Muruguza Advance at Rain-Hit WTA Cincinnati Thursday
- August 18, 2017

Next up is eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova , who defeated Carla Suarez Navarro 6-4 6-2. Fifth seed Elina Svitolina , who could become world number one if she wins the title, has yet to start her third round tie against Germany's Julia Goerges and could then also face the victor of another delayed match between American Sloane Stephens and Russian Ekaterina Makarova on Friday. (more...)
Lindelof will prove his worth at Man United — Mkhitaryan Lindelof will prove his worth at Man United — Mkhitaryan
- August 18, 2017

Accoding to an exclusive report covered by CalcioMercato , Perisic's agent is ready to negotiate a new deal for his client but if Manchester United offer the required €55million fee then he might still move to the Red Devils. Mkhitaryan was quick to back his new team-mate at the weekend, saying: 'Lindelof is still going to have time to show himself. "I think Victor needs a little bit of time and he is going to have that time". (more...)
Liverpool youngster hoping to prove Steven Gerrard right Liverpool youngster hoping to prove Steven Gerrard right
- August 18, 2017

Alexander-Arnold's progress has been rapid and after just 14 appearances he is pushing England global Nathaniel Clyne, now out injured, to be first-choice right-back. We've got Emre Can as well but, for me, they are suited as well to being number eights that can get into the box. Alexander-Arnold seized his chance to claim a starting role in Klopp's team this summer with Nathaniel Clyne sidelined through injury and insists the growing attention will not distract him. (more...)
Vivegam Trailer: Loaded with heavy-duty action Scenes Vivegam Trailer: Loaded with heavy-duty action Scenes
- August 18, 2017

As film analyst Sreedhar Pillai puts it, it's the calm before the storm! Finally the wait was ended after the much anticipated trailer of Ajith's latest movie " Vivegam " was released on Wednesday night and like all of Ajith's movies, it also promises to be a solid public entertainer. (more...)
Anthony Martial focused on Man Utd glory despite Tottenham transfer rumours
- August 18, 2017

Martial continued say that this is " what we tried to do last year " so therefore that is what the team are going " to try to do this year " as that is the main aim for United. Mourinho won two trophies last term plus the Community Shield but is gunning for the league and Champions League this time around to re-install United on top of the pile for English football. (more...)
Barcelona midfielder Busquets raps Segura over Pique criticism: Not the best! Barcelona midfielder Busquets raps Segura over Pique criticism: Not the best!
- August 18, 2017

The versatile midfielder has since managed to resurrect his career at Guangzhou, earning a regular place in the Brazil national team alongside Barcelona target Philippe Coutinho and Neymar, now of Paris Saint-Germain. "Hopefully as many players of the highest quality can come in". But in nine years at Barcelona this is the first time that I have felt we are inferior to Madrid. (more...)
Everton agree £45m deal for Swansea's Gylfi Sigurdsson Everton agree £45m deal for Swansea's Gylfi Sigurdsson
- August 18, 2017

And with Sigurdsson just days away from becoming an Everton player, some Chelsea supporters believe the Iceland worldwide could be a replacement for Barkley - boosting their chances of signing the 23-year-old contract rebel. Percy sites van Dijk, Sigurdsson and Ross Barkley as prime examples with each player causing disruptions at their current clubs and deals only likely to be brokered once said clubs potentially hit breaking point by the end of the window. (more...)
Rafael Nadal has some advice for injury-plagued Federer, Djokovic and Murray Rafael Nadal has some advice for injury-plagued Federer, Djokovic and Murray
- August 18, 2017

The 31-year-old Spaniard, who hasn't lost a set to Gasquet in 10 consecutive meetings since Toronto in 2008, said the victory was crucial after last week's second-round Montreal exit. Tiafoe, who next faces U.S. 14th seed John Isner, broke three times to win the second set. But I had the chance as well in the first set. Dane Wozniacki, one of four women who could replace Karolina Pliskova as world number one if results go her way this week, beat Russia's Elena Vesnina 6-2 6-4 to progress. (more...)
Ceballos could make Real Madrid debut in El Clasico Ceballos could make Real Madrid debut in El Clasico
- August 18, 2017

Barcelona did not give a recovery timescale for Iniesta, who may also miss the start of the league campaign on Sunday, when Barca host Real Betis. He ditched Barcelona's classic 4-3-3 formation for a 3-5-2, with only Messi and Suarez up front. (more...)
Chris Long Puts Hand On Malcolm Jenkins' Back During National Anthem Chris Long Puts Hand On Malcolm Jenkins' Back During National Anthem
- August 18, 2017

Long was to his right with his left arm on Jenkins' shoulder. Chris Long , the Philadelphia defensive end who grew up in Charlottesville , Virginia, put his arm around teammate Malcolm Jenkins as a show of unity during the national anthem before the Eagles' exhibition game Thursday night against Buffalo. (more...)
WTA Tour review: Caroline Wozniacki beats Ashleigh Barty WTA Tour review: Caroline Wozniacki beats Ashleigh Barty
- August 18, 2017

She said after the win; "It's an honour to walk out on the the same court as Venus, to play against her and share the court with her". Serena Williams hopes to return from pregnancy (due date by the end of the summer) to defend her Australian Open title in January, according to Vogue . (more...)
Every, driving yips cured, leads Stenson by one in Greensboro Every, driving yips cured, leads Stenson by one in Greensboro
- August 18, 2017

The 33-year old Every leads by one shot on Swede Henrik Stenson through the first round in humid conditions at Sedgefield Country Club. He's not one of the stars of the PGA Tour and the average # Golf fan has likely never even heard of him. (more...)
Anthony Martial's Cousin Deletes Tweet Regarding French Forward's Future at Man Utd Anthony Martial's Cousin Deletes Tweet Regarding French Forward's Future at Man Utd
- August 18, 2017

Personally, my main goal is to win titles and medals, of course. Midfield: Nemanja Matic was outstanding on his league debut for United so Mourinho will be hoping for another virtuoso display from the Serbian global this weekend. " Everybody in the league has been reinforcing , buying players, so it is going to be ever better and much more exciting for everyone - both for us and for those watching the Premier League ", he added. (more...)
Deputies: Intoxicated woman bites man's fishing line while swimming Deputies: Intoxicated woman bites man's fishing line while swimming
- August 18, 2017

Authorities were called to the St. Johns County Pier in Saint Augustine just after 6pm on Tuesday when a woman ended up hooking herself onto the man's fishing line and swam off. "I'm f-- naked!" she yelled multiple times while refusing to let the police officers on the scene to handcuff her, according to police reports. Eventually, she was "forcefully" led to a patrol vehicle. (more...)
Sabres sign Girgensons to two-year deal Sabres sign Girgensons to two-year deal
- August 18, 2017

He joined the Sabres AHL affiliate the Rochester Americans right after he was drafted. The Riga native appeared in 75 games a season ago, scoring seven goals and adding nine assists. In 2014-15, he had 15 goals, 15 assists and 30 points, which all remain National Hockey League career highs. Selected 14th overall with the second of two first-round picks in 2012, Girgensons has 37 goals, 49 assists and 86 points in 277 games for the Sabres. (more...)
Villarreal signs Bacca on loan from Milan Villarreal signs Bacca on loan from Milan
- August 18, 2017

Bacca has made 39 appearances for Colombia, scoring 13 goals. Milan are also expected to sign Nikola Kalinic from Fiorentina and have seen youngster Patrick Cutrone emerge, leaving the Colombia worldwide seeking a move to ensure regular football in season that will conclude with the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)