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KPMG to appear before Parliament on Thursday KPMG to appear before Parliament on Thursday
- October 05, 2017

The worldwide auditing firm has come under fire for the work it did for the controversial Gupta family and its South African Revenue Service report into the so-called rogue unit. It will be led by two senior counsels and, according to Dlomu, the findings of the inquiry will be made public. "The panel members, the scope of the inquiry, terms of reference and the estimated duration of the Inquiry will be announced on 12 October 2017", said Dlomu. (more...)
PETA asks Red Wings fans to throw these, not octopuses PETA asks Red Wings fans to throw these, not octopuses
- October 05, 2017

PETA previously took aim at the practice of throwing dead octopuses onto the ice at Red Wings games by asking the National Hockey League to institute a policy against allowing animals at games and events-and now, it's making the plea directly to fans. (more...)
Former LSU RB Stevan Ridley signs with Minnesota Vikings Former LSU RB Stevan Ridley signs with Minnesota Vikings
- October 05, 2017

Cook sustained a season-ending ACL tear in Sunday's 14-7 loss to the Detroit Lions. Minnesota likely won't feature a running back the way it did with Cook, who had 74 carries for 354 yards and two touchdowns before he went down in Week 4. (more...)
Yankees hurler Masahiro Tanaka named starter for Game 3 Yankees hurler Masahiro Tanaka named starter for Game 3
- October 05, 2017

He stores his AL championship ring in a safe. There is no category that you could say these two clubs are mismatched in. "I felt previous year like a champion, because we were fighting till the last out. EDT at Minute Maid Park in Houston. After a lackluster first half, the Indians have soared through the last 2 1/2 months. The Indians enter this contest though, as the class of the American League , having won 102 games . (more...)
Syria score late equalizer against Australia to keep Russian Federation 2018 dream alive Syria score late equalizer against Australia to keep Russian Federation 2018 dream alive
- October 05, 2017

The tension in the opening 30 minutes reflected the importance of the fixture and the scrappy nature of proceedings came as little surprise in such stifling conditions. But Syria were looking unsafe and Khribin had a shot blocked by Leckie, before Soma headed a good chance over and was then denied an nearly certain goal by Degenek's last-ditch lunge. (more...)
Red Bull yet to hold Ricciardo talks Red Bull yet to hold Ricciardo talks
- October 05, 2017

Though Kvyat is expected to return to Toro Rosso as Gasly's team-mate in 2018, some paddock sources have suggested the team could look outside the Red Bull pool for a driver with external sponsorship. "I feel [as if] I've said it every time this year but where we are now this year, you'd think next year we should be competitive". "Like Monza, you surprise yourself on Sunday but then in Singapore, Sebastian [Vettel] puts a few tenths on us in qualifying". (more...)
President of Brazilian Olympic Committee arrested in vote-buying investigation President of Brazilian Olympic Committee arrested in vote-buying investigation
- October 05, 2017

Carlos Nuzman, 75 years old, was arrested on Thursday in Brazil. The pair was charged by authorities with corruption, money laundering and participating in a criminal operation. Nuzman is an honorary International Olympic Committee member after his membership ended in 2013. The O Globo portal reported Nuzman was arrested a month after federal police raided his office and home, and said "there are strong indications" he intervened in the purchase of votes from African members of the ... (more...)
Las Vegas Mass Shooting: Heroes Risked Lives To Save Others Las Vegas Mass Shooting: Heroes Risked Lives To Save Others
- October 05, 2017

Police said Paddock arrived on Thursday at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino overlooking the Vegas Strip. An FBI official in Las Vegas said Paddock did not appear to have any connection to terrorism, despite a reported claim of responsibility by the terrorist group ISIS. (more...)
Jack Harrison can add quality to England Under 21s, Aidy Boothroyd says Jack Harrison can add quality to England Under 21s, Aidy Boothroyd says
- October 05, 2017

Referred to as the "Golden Boy" by his teammates in NY which include the likes of David Villa , Andrea Pirlo and Frank Lampard , the England youth global has gone through a sensational 12 months which saw him emerge as one of the most exciting English talents. (more...)
Gray to start Game 1 against Indians, Sabathia for Game 2 Gray to start Game 1 against Indians, Sabathia for Game 2
- October 05, 2017

The test of the 162-game regular season produced the obvious candidates. This Indians team is no ordinary opponent. Cleveland and Los Angeles lead the pack at 10/3. Chad Green, David Robertson , Tommy Kahnle and Aroldis Chapman combined for 8 2/3 innings of one-run relief, striking out 13. AL Cy Young favorite Corey Kluber, who finished the season 18-4 with an unbelievable 2.25 ERA, will continue to dominate teams like he has all season long. (more...)
Woodburn gives Wales their teenage kicks Woodburn gives Wales their teenage kicks
- October 05, 2017

Liverpool starlet Ben Woodburn has been compared to Real Madrid star Gareth Bale and backed to inspire Wales in their attempt to qualify for the 2018 World Cup . "But from what I've seen, I'm pretty sure Ben is cut from the same cloth and he will relish the chance to show everyone he is the real deal". It will come as a huge blow for manager Chris Coleman with his side two matches away from qualifying for next year's tournament in Russian Federation. (more...)
HEART STEALER: Jose Mourinho gets street named after him HEART STEALER: Jose Mourinho gets street named after him
- October 05, 2017

He said: "I come to Setubal because I love Setubal". 'I come to Setubal because I love Setubal because my friends call me Ze (Mourinho's Portuguese nickname is Ze Mario) and they leave this "Special One" bulls***'. He told Swedish outlet Expressen : "I feel no stress. I feel more mature", he said. "Where I have made, and try to make, my profession a little extra to my essence, to who I am". (more...)
Chicago Cubs regular season highlights to get you pumped for NLDS Chicago Cubs regular season highlights to get you pumped for NLDS
- October 05, 2017

Scherzer said Tuesday he feels his hamstring only when he's throwing at full velocity off a mound, no other times. Scherzer's hammy: The two-time Cy Young Award victor left his last regular-season start in the fourth inning after tweaking his right hamstring. (more...)
Alexandre Lacazette admits he signed for Arsenal to play with Alexis Sanchez Alexandre Lacazette admits he signed for Arsenal to play with Alexis Sanchez
- October 05, 2017

However, with a better striker now ready and able to lead the line, Sanchez can build a devastating partnership with Lacazette. Given the propensity for attackers to be egotistical in nature - given their desire to score as many goals as possible - Lacazette is someone who is not in keeping with that stereotype. (more...)
WCQ: No guarantees Nigeria will beat Zambia - Victor Moses WCQ: No guarantees Nigeria will beat Zambia - Victor Moses
- October 05, 2017

Is the Nigeria v Zambia game online? He touched down Uyo early hour of yesterday, and took part in the training session of the team later in evening at the training pitch of the Godswill Akpabio Stadium. Nigeria were able to beat the Zambians in Lusaka in the first leg but the recent renaissance of the Chipolopolo Stars should be a matter of concern to the Super Eagles. (more...)
Peruvian media accuse Federation Internationale de Football Association and Argentina of fixing World Cup qualifier Peruvian media accuse Federation Internationale de Football Association and Argentina of fixing World Cup qualifier
- October 05, 2017

Boss Jorge Sampaoli is starting to feel the heat and if the Argies fail to finish inside the top five following their final two group games against Peru - who are above them now - and Ecuador, then they won't be playing in Russian Federation next summer. (more...)
Seahawks Rees Odhiambo being examined after hit in chest Seahawks Rees Odhiambo being examined after hit in chest
- October 05, 2017

Odhiambo was injured in the third quarter against Indianapolis when he took a hit to the chest on an interception return. "It felt scary in the locker room when I couldn't really breathe at the time", Odhiambo said. We will need to see how he handles the work, but he is going to practice today and we will see how it goes". "We are going to see all the way through the end of the week, if he can make a comeback on this thing". (more...)
Alexis Sanchez wanted by PSG on free, Edinson Cavani could leave Alexis Sanchez wanted by PSG on free, Edinson Cavani could leave
- October 05, 2017

The Gunners signed the France worldwide in a club-record £52m deal from Ligue 1 side Lyon in the summer transfer window to bolster their attacking options. "PSG could have enabled me to make progress because they have great players but I wanted to experience another league". But Lacazette will be hoping that Sanchez will decide to remain at Arsenal given his admission that he moved to the north London club to play with the South American. (more...)
Major League Baseball announces start time for Indians-Yankees ALDS Game 3 Major League Baseball announces start time for Indians-Yankees ALDS Game 3
- October 05, 2017

Indians ace Corey Kluber is rested but will start Game 2 instead of Game 1 because manager Terry Francona wants to have Kluber available, on his normal day to pitch, for a potential Game 5. "You know I'm a Yankees fan and will stick with them". In 27 starts overall this year for the Oakland A's and New York , Gray was 10-12 with a 3.55 ERA. (more...)
Kolkata to host opening Test against Sri Lanka Kolkata to host opening Test against Sri Lanka
- October 05, 2017

The second Test, which will be a pink-ball, day-night affair, will start in Dubai on Friday. Rangana Herath on Monday became the second Sri Lankan to take 400 Test wickets in a match against Pakistan. Azhar top-scored in the first innings with 85. Chandimal vowed there would be no let-up from his team despite claiming the series opener. "We had a plan like we did in 2015, but unfortunately he was better than us". (more...)

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