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Jammu and Kashmir: Three suspected militants killed in Pulwama's Tral region Jammu and Kashmir: Three suspected militants killed in Pulwama's Tral region
- August 10, 2017

He also informed that two rifles and one pistol have been recovered from the encounter site. Khan said the slain terrorists were members of Zakir Musa's Ansar Ghazwat-Ul-Hind terrorist group. The pictures were released by Zakir Musa group. Intense clashes between people of Tral and government forces took place near the site of the encounter soon after news of the gunfight spread. (more...)
Triumphant Federer in Fine Form in First Match Since Wimbledon Triumphant Federer in Fine Form in First Match Since Wimbledon
- August 10, 2017

In addition to putting players under pressure in terms of the prestige of dropping places in the rankings, the current system also impacts on seedings in future tournaments. "I would accept it, say, "Look, I had a great career, but thanks very much, I'll do something else". Federer took just 20 minutes to wrap up the opening set and the Canadian was unable to stop him sailing to a 5-0 advantage in the second. (more...)
William Byron to drive for Hendrick Motorsports in 2018 William Byron to drive for Hendrick Motorsports in 2018
- August 10, 2017

They announced on Wednesday that William Byron will replace Kasey Kahne in the 5 auto next season. The 19-year-old Liberty University student didn't hesitate with his reply. "When I told my parents that I wanted to drive race cars, they supported me and believed I could do it", Byron said. Axalta has been a Hendrick Motorsports corporate partner since 1992 and recently opened its state-of-the-art Customer Experience Center on the team's campus. (more...)
Man ''paints'' offensive tweets in Germany Twitter office Man ''paints'' offensive tweets in Germany Twitter office
- August 10, 2017

Germany has been trying to take a stand against some of the most popular social networks and their mishandling of abusive messages being so freely broadcasted, and despite efforts to crack down on the companies and even impose strict fines, some people, like German-Israeli artist Shahak Shapira , have found that little has changed. (more...)
West Ham forward Chicharito unsure about Man Utd celebration
- August 10, 2017

And Hernandez is unsure how he will react if he opens his account for new side West Ham on the weekend. The Hammers are set to open their campaign at Old Trafford, taking on Manchester United on Sunday. "I had some great experiences there and it helped me when I did move on". Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has joined on a season-long loan while his former team-mate at the Etihad Stadium, Pablo Zabaleta, has also come in. (more...)
Chelsea to bid £40 million for Tottenham star — Reports
- August 10, 2017

And Antonio Conte has been linked with a big money move to sign him up this summer as he prepares for the return of Champions League football to west London. This will further complicate any Danny Rose negotiations. Antonio Conte wants Chelsea to raid Tottenham with a bid for Danny Rose . Tottenham are unlikely to welcome the interest in Rose, but after selling Kyle Walker to Manchester City , the paper believes Chelsea have been given hope that Spurs can be persuaded to sell. (more...)
Sports Betting: Will Alexis Sanchez Stay Or Will He Leave Arsenal? Sports Betting: Will Alexis Sanchez Stay Or Will He Leave Arsenal?
- August 10, 2017

Concerns were raised when he declared himself "sick" on social media before pre-season training and, although he has since resumed work, he did not feature in Sunday's Community Shield win over Chelsea. Sanchez has yet to appear for Arsenal this summer, following his Confederations Cup participation and an extended holiday. I don't know [how long he will be out] - two weeks, one more week. (more...)
Freak injury lands Atlanta Braves SS Johan Camargo on DL Freak injury lands Atlanta Braves SS Johan Camargo on DL
- August 10, 2017

While leaving the field, Camargo required help walking and wasn't putting weight on his right leg. Johan Camargo is on the shelf with a knee injury, so Swanson will return to the big league roster to fill the void. Stay tuned for more. His emergence in a crowded infield led to Atlanta demoting its former top prospect, struggling infielder Dansby Swanson , to Triple-A Gwinnett to clear space in a crowded infield. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant reinstated for practice, preseason games Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant reinstated for practice, preseason games
- August 10, 2017

When available, Bryant has as much per-play upside as any wideout in the league, but getting the 6-foot-4, 211-pounder on the field, and more importantly keeping him there, remains the larger issue. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Wednesday that he has "no idea" when Bryant will be cleared . On Wednesday, Bryant joined the injured Sammie Coates as receivers catching passes and running routes for about an hour on the second of three practice fields at St. (more...)
Arsenal eye new Alexis Sanchez deal as PSG focus on Kylian Mbappe
- August 10, 2017

Paris Saint-Germain are ready to test Arsenal's resolve with a whopping £80m offer for want-away attacker Alexis Sanchez this summer, according to the Independent . "I just think we are not open - what I said to you many times - to any offers, anyway". The 23-year-old England global has struggled to secure a regular place since arriving at Arsenal six years ago, but Wenger believes the winger has the potential to become a great player. (more...)
Phyllis Francis pulls upset to capture 400m at worlds Phyllis Francis pulls upset to capture 400m at worlds
- August 10, 2017

But disappointment was her prevailing emotion. Warholm, though, cleared the final barrier best before powering clear to win in 48.35 - two hundredths of a second faster than his time when winning gold at this year's European Under 23 Championships in Bydgoszcz. (more...)
PGA Championship move to May changes major championship rhythm PGA Championship move to May changes major championship rhythm
- August 10, 2017

The US-based teaching pro was one of 20 to win entry from the PGA of America's club professionals championship last month in Oregon. "I'm about as free and relaxed at a major than I think I've ever felt, " said Spieth , the world number two. (more...)
Diego Costa exiled from Chelsea's season opener Diego Costa exiled from Chelsea's season opener
- August 10, 2017

However, there have been reports of discontent from the Italian over transfers as well as links with a return to Italy. Also, following Manchester United's example in man-marking Hazard would definitely help Manchester City in securing a victory. (more...)
2017/18 Season preview — Manchester United 2017/18 Season preview — Manchester United
- August 10, 2017

Manchester United have had an eye-catching summer as they have made three high-profile signings to date and hope to make more before the end of the season. For Zidane, the good atmosphere in the squad is fundamental to achieving his goals. With the Welshman making way, this would solve the reticence of the promising Monaco striker. (more...)
USM's Tori Bowie is the fastest woman in the world USM's Tori Bowie is the fastest woman in the world
- August 10, 2017

Bowie was considered by many as a better fit for the 200 metres race but she insisted on focusing on the shorter distance in London . "I had no idea", Bowie said. The stunning reversal of Jamaica's sprint fortunes was highlighted by the fact that it didn't have a medalist in the women's 100 for the first time in 14 years. (more...)
Sanchez to stay at Arsenal Sanchez to stay at Arsenal
- August 10, 2017

Ahead of his side's Community Shield penalty shoot out victory over Chelsea , though Sanchez sustained the knock and will now absent for the games against Leicester and Stoke City . "I feel good. I'm an Arsenal player, I have two years on my contract at least". Alexis Sanchez has been told to snub Manchester City for PSG - by former Barcelona team-mates Neymar and Dani Alves. (more...)
Frazier, Yanks overcome shaky Tanaka, beat Blue Jays 11-5 Frazier, Yanks overcome shaky Tanaka, beat Blue Jays 11-5
- August 10, 2017

Tepera hit Gary Sanchez and Chase Headley with pitches, then walked Todd Frazier with one out to load the bases. Frazier also hit a double, a single and was hit by a pitch. Cooper was not in the original starting lineup but replaced Clint Frazier , who felt tightness in his oblique during batting practice and is scheduled for an MRI on Thursday. (more...)
Kyrie Irving Called Kyrie Irving Called "Courageous" By Ex-Cavs GM David Griffin
- August 10, 2017

Griffin would not speculate which team Irving might play for next season, but he did conclude that both sides would be better off moving on, and that a deal will be made before opening night. "I don't think this is youth and ignorance". The Cavs struggled mightily in Irving's first few seasons as franchise centerpiece, with repeated trips to the lottery. (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of Cincinnati Open Andy Murray pulls out of Cincinnati Open
- August 10, 2017

The British world No1 has not played since his quarter-final defeat there to Sam Querrey , but still hopes to fit for next month's US Open. "I always enjoy playing there, and I look forward to returning next year". A seven-time Western & Southern Open champion, Federer carries a 10-match winning streak into this event, having won the title in each of his last two appearances (2014-15). (more...)
FSU Alumni: Dalvin Cook listed first on Vikings depth chart at RB FSU Alumni: Dalvin Cook listed first on Vikings depth chart at RB
- August 10, 2017

Today was just the start toward that direction". Murray said he still feels some pain in his ankle, but likened it to the normal soreness any player feels after two weeks of training camp. Murray is no stranger to missing time due to injury, as he was sidelined his entire rookie season after being drafted by the Raiders in 2013. Left tackle Riley Reiff returned to the offensive line for the first time since suffering an injury on July 27. (more...)