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Davis Cup: France wins doubles, leads Serbia 2-1 in semis Davis Cup: France wins doubles, leads Serbia 2-1 in semis
- September 19, 2017

Tsonga won his second point for France after defeating 22-year-old debutant Laslo Djere in straight sets on Friday to level the tie at 1-1. That is largely because the Serbs must make do without former World No 1 and 12-time Grand Slam victor Novak Djokovic , Viktor Troicki and Janko Tipsarevic . (more...)
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's Agent Talks Summer Rumours Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's Agent Talks Summer Rumours
- September 19, 2017

Liverpool reportedly had a €28million bid for the player rejected, with Lazio understood to be asking for €70million for the 22-year-old, while former Chelsea striker Kezman claims United, AC Milan and Real Madrid have approached the player. (more...)
Does Arsenal's Kolasinac inflict fear on opponents? Does Arsenal's Kolasinac inflict fear on opponents?
- September 19, 2017

The Bosnia & Herzegovina global was one of Arsenal's better performers as they left Stamford Bridge with a point, and while he didn't get his name on the scoresheet or provide an assist, his toughness was what Garth Crooks was really impressed by. (more...)
Latest updates from Wembley for Carabao Cup clash Latest updates from Wembley for Carabao Cup clash
- September 19, 2017

Fernando Llorente, who moved to Spurs from Swansea over the summer, could be given his first Spurs start. Mauricio Pochettino is expected to rotate his side for the cup clash. Fans remember trophies much longer than heroic title challenges. The Argentine suggested that only small clubs would be completely satisfied with a domestic cup, whereas he considers Spurs to be a "big club". (more...)
Ronda Rousey trainer thinks it's 50-50 she fights again Ronda Rousey trainer thinks it's 50-50 she fights again
- September 19, 2017

She's remained relatively silent about her MMA future, married Travis Browne and appears to be making a transition into the world of professional wrestling. She was the woman's bantamweight champion being compared to Mike Tyson with the quick finishes of her opponents and the media started debating if she could beat Floyd Mayweather in a street fight. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho: Being at Liverpool an 'honour' despite keenness to join Barcelona Philippe Coutinho: Being at Liverpool an 'honour' despite keenness to join Barcelona
- September 19, 2017

The Brazil global agreed a five-year contract to keep him at Liverpool up to 2022 and make him the highest-paid player at the club, earning around £150,000-per-week. It was his absence through the African Cup of Nations that put an end to the team's good form last season and ended their title run. The team need that help too after two draws in a week against Sevilla and Burnley followed a 5-0 loss at Manchester City, but manager Jurgen Klopp insists he can look beyond a frustrating week ... (more...)
Hazard points to key factor in Chelsea turnaround
- September 19, 2017

With him, we are managing the situation very well and he is ready to start. The Danish defender has played that middle centre-back role in all of his Chelsea appearances so far this season but it remains to be seen if he will get the nod over Antonio Rudiger for Chelsea's games against Stoke and Manchester City with Luiz suspended. (more...)
Windies bat against England in delayed 1st ODI Windies bat against England in delayed 1st ODI
- September 19, 2017

Only the top seven sides apart from hosts England , now No. 4, as of September 30 will qualify directly for the 50-over showpiece event in 2019. The game at Old Trafford is set to be Chris Gayle's first ODI since the ICC World Cup 2015, where he made the first double-century in the competition's history, smashing a blistering 215 against Zimbabwe in Canberra. (more...)
Hurricane Maria gathers more strength on course through eastern Caribbean Hurricane Maria gathers more strength on course through eastern Caribbean
- September 19, 2017

The current forecast track would carry it about 22 miles south of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands late Tuesday and early Wednesday, territorial Governor Kenneth Mapp said. The mammoth storm was moving west-northwest at 9 miles per hour. Destructive waves will raise water levels by as much as 6 to 9 feet above normal tide levels, the hurricane center said. (more...)
Eden Hazard to start for Chelsea against Nottingham Forest Eden Hazard to start for Chelsea against Nottingham Forest
- September 19, 2017

Hazard has claimed Conte improved him as a player following just one week working with him. In my career, I was injured a lot of times. "I think the most important thing for the players is to be open to receive new information. Two of the young players likely to be given an opportunity against Forest, perhaps from the start, are Kenedy and Charly Musonda. The 10-man defending Premier League champions were held to a disappointing goalless draw by Arsenal at the weekend - a result that ... (more...)
Christian Horner: Engine swaps show flaw in F1 regulations Christian Horner: Engine swaps show flaw in F1 regulations
- September 19, 2017

There was a lot of luck in the incident-packed race: Mercedes was not supposed to feature on the podium after being comprehensively outperformed by both the Red Bull Renault and Ferrari teams in the qualifying sessions, and Daniel Ricciardo was fortunate to claim second place after battling a gearbox problem. (more...)
Equifax: credit firm was breached before massive May hack Equifax: credit firm was breached before massive May hack
- September 19, 2017

One source, however, told Bloomberg that same hackers are behind both breaches. Equifax has said the internal investigation of its security system and data breach is still on-going and the credit reporting company is still working with Mandiant and the FBI in the investigation. (more...)
Category 4 Hurricane Maria threatens storm-battered Caribbean; Category 5 next? Category 4 Hurricane Maria threatens storm-battered Caribbean; Category 5 next?
- September 19, 2017

In its latest update on Monday, the US National Hurricane Center ( NHC ) said Maria had maximum sustained winds of 195km/h. Hurricane Maria will affect numerous islands that were struck by Hurricane Irma , just a week and a half ago. (more...)
Antonio Conte confirms Eden Hazard ready to start for Chelsea
- September 19, 2017

Hazard was the prime example of a player who had struggled through the previous season before being given a new lease of life by Conte, winning the PFA Player of the Year award after spearheading Chelsea's march to the league title. I think he can continue to improve and become one of the best". "It's important to move on", Conte said. Chelsea and Kenedy issued an apology for some ill-advised social media posts on China and his Blues career looked like it could be coming to an end when ... (more...)
Barcelona reveal Liverpool asking price for Coutinho Barcelona reveal Liverpool asking price for Coutinho
- September 19, 2017

However, the Reds stood firm despite intense pressure and keep hold of their talisman. Despite missing out on Coutinho and seeing Dembele pick up an untimely knock, Bartomeu has moved to rule out further incomings at Camp Nou during the January window. (more...)
Hulu Carried to Emmys Glory by Eight Wins for 'Handmaid's Tale' Hulu Carried to Emmys Glory by Eight Wins for 'Handmaid's Tale'
- September 19, 2017

In an interview last night during the Emmy Awards , Shailene Woodley said she did not watch TV because she does not. "But he didn't. Because unlike the presidency, Emmys go to the victor of the popular vote", he said, touching another sore point for Trump. (more...)
Jose Mourinho reacts to Arsenal's draw at Chelsea Jose Mourinho reacts to Arsenal's draw at Chelsea
- September 19, 2017

Guardiola has an embarrassment of attacking riches that will blow away most top-flight clubs. Liverpool and Tottenham were among the other teams to drop points this weekend as Manchester United kept their place alongside Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table with a 4-0 win over Everton at Old Trafford. (more...)
Man Utd in trouble over 'racist' Lukaku 24-inch penis song Man Utd in trouble over 'racist' Lukaku 24-inch penis song
- September 19, 2017

Football's anti-discrimination campaign group claims that the chant is offensive, discriminatory and reinforces racist stereotypes. The chant was doing the rounds during Manchester United's 3-0 win over Basel in their first Champions League game of the season last week, and is believed to have been sung again when Lukaku took to the pitch against former employers Everton in Sunday's 4-0 win. (more...)
Parish refuses to apologise for De Boer disaster Parish refuses to apologise for De Boer disaster
- September 19, 2017

In the week since his dismissal was confirmed, Palace have replaced De Boer with Roy Hodgson, who was powerless to prevent a fifth consecutive league defeat at home to Southampton on Saturday afternoon. But Parish said: 'Actually, it was the one we had the most time for and possibly nearly agonised over it too much and it kind of became nearly muddled thinking. (more...)
Arsenal better without Sanchez, Ozil: Keown Arsenal better without Sanchez, Ozil: Keown
- September 19, 2017

This is Arsenal versus Chelsea and I can only find one Arsenal player. In the last three games Chelsea have faced against Arsenal, Chelsea have found themselves a man down. "The challenge was higher than the Cup final". The importance of a result against a leading rival and the need to expunge memories of that shocking display at Liverpool are clear for Wenger. (more...)