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William Byron to replace Kasey Kahne at Hendrick Motorsports William Byron to replace Kasey Kahne at Hendrick Motorsports
- August 10, 2017

Byron signed a multi-year contract with Hendrick in 2016 after he set a NASCAR national series record with Kyle Busch Motorsports, winning seven races in his first season as a full-time Camping World Truck Series driver. There had been speculation that perhaps Matt Kenseth , Kurt Busch or even Carl Edwards would join NASCAR's top team in a short-term role to give Byron enough time to get ready, but it appears Rick Hendrick is already convinced. (more...)
'Jolly LLB 2' actor passes away after long battle with cancer 'Jolly LLB 2' actor passes away after long battle with cancer
- August 10, 2017

His last rites will be held today. The 54-year-old has reportedly been suffering from kidney and lung cancer since 2014. He is suffering from lung cancer and was not keeping well for a long time as he had breathing difficulties. As per the several media reports the actor was also facing some financial crisis. Panchal had a long struggle with cancer and little resources to fight the battle."Brothers, please help me, I have cancer, your artiste, Sitaram Panchal ", he had written. (more...)
S. African minister granted bail in assault case S. African minister granted bail in assault case
- August 10, 2017

His comments come after recurring concerns that Manana was receiving preferential treatment. Manana is accused of assaulting a woman in a Johannesburg nightclub at the weekend‚ and the delay in arresting him attracted criticism on Wednesday from former public protector Thuli Madonsela. (more...)
Brooks Koepka bloodies marshal with his drive at US PGA Championship Brooks Koepka bloodies marshal with his drive at US PGA Championship
- August 10, 2017

The American signed a glove for the man, but still went on to make bogey at the par-four hole, the beginning of the Charlotte course's famed "Green Mile" stretch. The Australian world No.7 is paired in the marquee group with world No.1 Dustin Johnson and 2016 British Open victor Henrik Stenson. Johnson and last week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational victor Hideki Matsuyama headline a logjam of players tied for the lead at one-under-par early on day one. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez wanted at PSG by Neymar, Dani Alves
- August 10, 2017

You've got a £50m budget to pick 11 players, with all the biggest new signings ready and raring to go ahead of a mouthwatering new Premier League campaign. He is out for a while - two weeks or one more week. The report also states that PSG sporting director Antero Henrique remains in contact with Sanchez's agent, but that talks between the pair have "intensified" in recent days. (more...)
Rory McIlroy leads plaudits for Jordan Spieth ahead of PGA Championship Rory McIlroy leads plaudits for Jordan Spieth ahead of PGA Championship
- August 10, 2017

Only five other players have won all four modern majors - Gene Sarazen , Ben Hogan , Gary Player , Nicklaus and Woods. "I guess, yeah, I've been approached from a lot of different areas", McIlroy said on Tuesday. More money has been bet on Spieth to win the tournament than any other golfer, by a wide margin, at William Hill's sportsbook. He holed a 50-foot birdie putt to tie for the lead with two holes to go at St. (more...)
Willian continues to live out Chelsea dream as Mourinho interest rebuffed again Willian continues to live out Chelsea dream as Mourinho interest rebuffed again
- August 10, 2017

Watch the Premier League launch live from 8am to 11am on Wednesday and tune in to the Friday Night Football curtain-raiser - Arsenal v Leicester - on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event . He said: "That Matic move will strengthen United , but I still feel they are short in a lot of areas, and Man City at the moment are in pole position to win the league". (more...)
Swansea and Everton hope to end Gylfi Sigurdsson transfer saga 'soon' Swansea and Everton hope to end Gylfi Sigurdsson transfer saga 'soon'
- August 10, 2017

I spoke about [it being] really soon last weekend. The former Tottenham star has barely featured in Swansea's pre-season schedule due to the ongoing speculation over his future, and Clement confirmed that he will be not included in his squad for their Premier League opener against Southampton on Saturday (12 August). (more...)
'Animal' Kolasinac ready to rumble, says Walcott 'Animal' Kolasinac ready to rumble, says Walcott
- August 10, 2017

I see him in the gym every day, you can just tell he looks after himself well, he eats the right food and he's professional". The players are champing at the bit to get started. The new Premier League season is now just days away and everyone has an opinion on who might emerge as champions come next May. The arrival of Alexandre Lacazette at a club record £52 million this summer put them well ahead of sides lower down the list such as Newcastle United (7th with £769 million) and West ... (more...)
He will stay at Everton - Koeman confirms no offers made for Barkley He will stay at Everton - Koeman confirms no offers made for Barkley
- August 10, 2017

But Koeman claimed last weekend a deal could be imminent and he still feels that is the case. Everton finished seventh in the Premier League in Koeman's first season in charge at the club, but the former Southampton boss is hopeful of an improved finish this time around - if he can get more transfer deals done. (more...)
As Premier League clubs see business rates cut, small firms suffer
- August 10, 2017

After making instant impact on his debut against Chelsea in the Community Shield, the Bosnia worldwide is starting to turn a few heads amongst fantasy managers . The winger is owned by exactly a quarter of teams, and I fully expect that to rise, along with his price, before the first worldwide break. Whether Granit Xhaka is in the top 50 Premier League players or not, I am not actually so sure. (more...)
Thierry Henry backs Alvaro Morata to do the impossible at Chelsea Thierry Henry backs Alvaro Morata to do the impossible at Chelsea
- August 10, 2017

Reports indicate the Premier League champions could be set to make a £60million move for Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk and it's clear that Conte would like to buy some reinforcements. The new players that have just come are going to be vitally important for us and the quicker they settle the better but there's no doubt we have added quality to the team. (more...)
Lacazette gets Wembley start for Arsenal Lacazette gets Wembley start for Arsenal
- August 10, 2017

But it was his remarkable physique that really caught the eye, with journalist Jack Pitt-Brooke picking him as a possible Player of the Season as Arsenal fans struggled to keep themselves together. "You've got to be patient sometimes with this formation we're playing, you play a different style of football, that's what we're learning still and we're getting better". (more...)
How Pogba convinced Lukaku about Manchester United move in a dinner
- August 10, 2017

He just needs to be calm. Moyes managed Wayne Rooney at Everton and United, and has backed him for success following his return to Goodison Park this summer. "We can, but maybe we won't", Mourinho said in a recent interview. "I think he's a top player, I don't know if he's a player who completely makes a difference for Manchester United". (more...)
NBA Announces Celtics-76ers Will Play In London On January 11 NBA Announces Celtics-76ers Will Play In London On January 11
- August 10, 2017

The Celtics are officially heading across the pond this season. The Boston Celtics will square off against their Atlantic Division rival Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA London Game 2018 at The O2 on Thursday, Jan. The rest of the National Basketball Association regular season schedule is expected to be announced in the next week. "Participating in NBA London Game 2018 is a great opportunity for our players to compete in front of an worldwide audience at the historic O2 Arena", said ... (more...)
How Manchester United snubbed chance to sign Isco
- August 10, 2017

He appeared to take the incident in his stride, wearing a sheepish grin and offering a wink as he completed his exit from the coach. But apart from that, Real Madrid looked the better side nearly all through the game. It doesn't appear there will be any such drama this season, however, with De Gea staying put and Real continuing with their current options. 'Madrid covet him highly don't they and they want him, ' McManaman said on BT Sport . (more...)
Dutch test chicken meat following contaminated egg scandal Dutch test chicken meat following contaminated egg scandal
- August 10, 2017

Rob van Lint, inspector general of the Dutch food watchdog NVWA, released a statement acknowledging the group had received an "anonymous tip-off" in November that Fipronil had been used in a cleaning agent on some poultry farms. Prosecutors in Belgium and the Netherlands have launched investigations, with the focus being on a Dutch retailer of the anti-lice substance, and its Belgian supplier. (more...)
N3 closed in Joburg as bridge collapses N3 closed in Joburg as bridge collapses
- August 10, 2017

The stretch between Van Buuren Road and the M2 Geldenhuys interchange had been closed. The DoL took over the site yesterday afternoon and the department, Sanral and the Ekurhuleni DEMS agreed to procedures for the clearing and preservation of any evidence that could be useful during the investigation. (more...)
Arsenal confirm Alexis Sanchez will miss start of Premier League season
- August 10, 2017

The Chilean star has made it clear this summer he does not want to remain at Arsenal but Arsene Wenger has been adamant he won't sell his star man. The final player who could miss out on Friday is Mesut Ozil as Wenger has confirmed the German playmaker is still feeling the effects of an ankle injury that kept him out of the Chelsea game at the weekend. (more...)
Cubs C Willson Contreras leaves game early with hamstring injury Cubs C Willson Contreras leaves game early with hamstring injury
- August 10, 2017

Contreras has provided the Cubs with scorching offense since the All-Star break. It was his second homer of the homestand after going the entire season without having gone deep at AT&T Park. He struck out five and walked three. That was the case as the Cubs came up short against the Giants 3-1. The Cubs had to shuffle their defense for the ninth inning. (more...)

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