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Homeless Florida man caught camping out in stadium's luxury suite Homeless Florida man caught camping out in stadium's luxury suite
- Августа 17, 2020

Daniel Neja allegedly stole thousands of dollars in merchandise after living in a USA soccer stadium undetected for two weeks. Authorities surmise he snuck in with a cleaning crew and was able to stay because cleaning was curtailed during the coronavirus pandemic. (more...)
Long putt in playoff ends skid for Lewis Long putt in playoff ends skid for Lewis
- Августа 17, 2020

Lewis holed from 18 feet to secure the 13th LPGA title of her career after finishing tied on five under par with compatriot Cheyenne Knight, Spain's Azahara Munoz and Denmark's Emily Pedersen. She was 5-over for the day then and in danger of missing the cut. "I told my caddie on the second hole that I can not make one comment today about the pace of play so I tried to not think about it, just stick to my game and did it all day other than a couple of golf swings". (more...)
Joe Hart set for surprise move to Tottenham Hotspur Joe Hart set for surprise move to Tottenham Hotspur
- Августа 17, 2020

The 33-year-old left Burnley when his contract expired on 30 June. Spurs are also considering to open talks soon to extend Hugo Lloris contract. A number of clubs were reportedly interested in Hart including Blackburn Rovers, Derby County and Celtic . (more...)
England-Pakistan Test series in fresh controversy after weird day four washout England-Pakistan Test series in fresh controversy after weird day four washout
- Августа 17, 2020

Pakistan resumed on their overnight 223-9 after rain had washed out the whole of the third day's play. The players were taken off and never re-emerged, with play abandoned at tea because it would have taken up to three hours to get the field fit to play and the outfield even longer as it was extremely wet. (more...)
Vettel admits Ferrari 'didn't have anything to lose' in Spain Vettel admits Ferrari 'didn't have anything to lose' in Spain
- Августа 17, 2020

Ferrari changed Vettel's chassis ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix weekend in a bid to ease his recent struggles, but the four-time world champion still encountered difficulties in his final Q2 effort. However, despite the softer tyres struggling towards the end of the race, he held off the chasing pack in Alex Albon, Pierre Gasly and Lando Norris to finish seventh after starting 11th on the grid and claimed F1's Driver of the Day with 29 per cent of the vote. (more...)
Egan Bernal abandons Criterium du Dauphine Egan Bernal abandons Criterium du Dauphine
- Августа 17, 2020

I don't think it's a major issue, it's just better to be on the side of caution. "The scene was total chaos and mayhem. riders running for cover, hit hard by icy mini ping pong balls", the team said on Twitter. Vuelta a Espana champion Primoz Roglic clinched the overall lead of the Criterium du Dauphine on Thursday after winning the second stage as Chris Froome continued to struggle on his return to the race. (more...)
Sevilla 2-1 Manchester United: De Jong seals comeback win Sevilla 2-1 Manchester United: De Jong seals comeback win
- Августа 17, 2020

Initial talks over the signing of Jadon Sancho have stalled with Borussia Dortmund insisting the England global will remain in Germany next season after United failed to match their reported asking price of 120 million euros. "It is one of the curiosities of this situation (playing behind closed doors)", added Lopetegui. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team missed a host of chances at the start of the second half and should have been out of sight of Sevilla before the hour mark. (more...)
Barcelona board settles on Koeman; personal terms agreed Barcelona board settles on Koeman; personal terms agreed
- Августа 17, 2020

Top Barcelona officials will hold an emergency board meeting on Monday following the team's humiliating 8-2 Champions League quarter-final defeat by Bayern Munich , a club source told AFP on Sunday. I think his health situation may have played a part. Koeman will sign a two-year deal, although any longer-term stay will likely depend on the outcome of the club's presidential elections next year. (more...)
Wimbledon champion Simona Halep opts out of playing at U.S. Open Wimbledon champion Simona Halep opts out of playing at U.S. Open
- Августа 17, 2020

Simona Halep has pulled out of the US Open over ongoing fears about the coronavirus pandemic . Halep, a former top-ranked player who is now No. 2, won the title in Prague on Sunday. "Second set I was 4-2 up but dead and felt very exhausted", she said. Halep joins reigning champion and world number six Bianca Andreescu , world number one Ashleigh Barty, world number five Elina Svitolina , world number seven Kiki Bertens and world number eight Belinda Bencic in not playing the ... (more...)
Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA PC Sharma Demands Bharat Ratna For MS Dhoni Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA PC Sharma Demands Bharat Ratna For MS Dhoni
- Августа 17, 2020

Minutes after Dhoni announced his retirement on Instagram on Saturday, Raina posted a message on the same platform, saying "With my heart full of pride, I choose to join you in this journey". In a video posted on his YouTube channel "Inzamam ul Haq - The Match Winner", the former cricketer said: "Dhoni has millions of fan across the world, who want to see him play on the ground". (more...)
Vincent Kompany retires from playing to become Anderlecht head coach Vincent Kompany retires from playing to become Anderlecht head coach
- Августа 17, 2020

The 34-year-old centre-back returned to the Belgian giants from Manchester City last summer to take over as player-coach, but gave up managerial duties after a hard start to the 2019-20 campaign. His 11-year spell at the Etihad Stadium came to an end last year as he returned to Belgium to take up a player-coach role with boyhood club Anderlecht. (more...)
Saudi group rejected arbitration offer, Football News & Top Stories Saudi group rejected arbitration offer, Football News & Top Stories
- Августа 17, 2020

China, which has a couple of Premier League club owners, has it written in law that any Chinese citizen or foreign business must report back to the Chinese ruling party on security and other related topics, basically espionage. The Premier League saw an offer of arbitration declined over the ownership issue that became a key obstacle before a takeover of Newcastle United collapsed. (more...)
FDA Grants Emergency Authorisation to Cheap New COVID-19 Saliva Test
- Августа 17, 2020

Professional basketball players also use it. The NBA and union contributed more than $500,000 combined to fund the Yale work. The chemical analysis then gives results, clarifying whether or not they are infected. Giroir, M.D. In April, Stuff reported Aucklander Dr Anne Wyllie, based at the Yale School of Public Health in CT, led research which found saliva samples may be more sensitive to detecting Covid-19 than the invasive "gold-standard" nasal swab tests . (more...)
Manchester City regrets one more elimination in Champions League Manchester City regrets one more elimination in Champions League
- Августа 17, 2020

But as City beat their tired retreat from Lisbon, it was hard to shake the sense that the irrepressible Belgian, the English game's most luminous talent by a distance, deserved a more rousing finale than this. Lyon knocked City out of the competition and booked a semi-final clash against Bayern Munich . Guardiola's tactics are likely to come under scanner after he chose to put Fernandinho on the right, Aymeric Laporte in the middle and Eric Garcia on the left in a very defensive line-up. (more...)
Herman wins Wyndham Championship for third PGA Tour success Herman wins Wyndham Championship for third PGA Tour success
- Августа 17, 2020

Herman followed up his career-low round of 61 with another sparkling effort at Sedgefield Country Club, where his 21-under par total of 259 gave him a one-stroke triumph over former FedEx Cup champion Billy Horschel . It was quite a week for Herman, who had three birdies on his final four holes Friday simply to make the cut. "You weren't going to be able to just get around 18, four under wasn't going to do it today". (more...)
Canucks relish quick Game 4 turnaround against Blues in Western series Canucks relish quick Game 4 turnaround against Blues in Western series
- Августа 17, 2020

Horvat took a stretch pass from Quinn Hughes and zipped the puck through the legs of St. Louis goalie Jordan Binnington less than six minutes into the extra frame. But on top of the prolific offense, Vancouver has benefitted from a series of great performances from Jacob Markstrom, who has a.928 save percentage and 2.21 goals-against average this postseason. (more...)
Guardiola fails again in the Champions League Guardiola fails again in the Champions League
- Августа 17, 2020

In The Guardian they pointed in the same direction: "Why did Guardiola take away enjoyment and freedom from Manchester City? ". "Different year, same stuff". "We worked for three days on this, we discussed it and we reviewed this and when you play like we did in the last 20 minutes, it shows the system is not the problem". (more...)
Transfer: Messi takes final decision on leaving Barcelona Transfer: Messi takes final decision on leaving Barcelona
- Августа 17, 2020

But in a huge development, the reporter who broke Neymar's departure from Barcelona for a world-record fee to PSG has also claimed Messi wants out now. "Without him they wouldn't even be good enough to qualify for the Champions League ", Souness wrote on The Times . Manchester City have been linked with his signature while Manchester United have the necessary funds to acquire his services. (more...)
Jazz guard Mike Conley leaves bubble for birth of son Jazz guard Mike Conley leaves bubble for birth of son
- Августа 17, 2020

The 12-year veteran plans to return to Orlando at some point during the postseason, a source told ESPN's Eric Woodyard . Nuggets coach Michael Malone says the Jazz will still be a hard opponent even without Conley: "If Mike Conley is not available for Game 1 , whatever it is, I am sure other guys will step up. (more...)
Vlade Divac Officially Steps Down as Kings’ GM Vlade Divac Officially Steps Down as Kings’ GM
- Августа 17, 2020

No further personnel decisions will be made until a new General Manager is in place. Stojakovic, who held the job for the past two seasons, played for the Kings from 1998-2006, guiding them to the Western Conference Finals in 2002. Dumars was hired as a special adviser to Divac last June. Divac, a 52-year-old Serbian, played in the National Basketball Association from 1989-2005 with the Kings , Los Angeles Lakers and Charlotte Hornets while Dumars, 57, was a two-time National Basketball ... (more...)