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PIA mulls suspending flight operation for US PIA mulls suspending flight operation for US
- October 08, 2017

Earlier, there were reports that the PIA will stop flights to the USA and cut jobs from October 31, after which the airline will no longer book US-bound flights through its reservation system. However, it faced "political pressure" each time, which hindered its plans, sources privy to the matter told Geo News. When contacted, PIA spokesman Mashood Tajwar said that the decision whether to continue the flight operation for NY after December would be taken in the coming weeks. (more...)
Bafana World Cup Qualifying Permutations Bafana World Cup Qualifying Permutations
- October 08, 2017

The diminutive winger scored the first goal after 48 seconds, played a role in the second, and created the third with a cheeky back-heel at Soccer City stadium. Meanwhile, Senegal required a late strike to defeat Cape Verde 1-0 in Praia later on Saturday. Senegal now sit top of the group with eight points and could potentially reach a maximum of fourteen points at the end of the campaign. (more...)
Wild-Carolina game recap Wild-Carolina game recap
- October 08, 2017

The goal did only delay the inevitable for the Wild, however, as Minnesota lost to Carolina in the ensuing shootout. Zach Parise missed Minnesota's 4-2 loss in Detroit on Thursday with a back injury - the 64th game he has sat out since signing a 13-year, $98 million contract prior to the 2012-13 season - and won't play Saturday. (more...)
World Cup victor Andrea Pirlo to retire in December
- October 08, 2017

Each day, you have physical problems and you can't train as you would like to because there's always some niggle. "At my age, that's enough". The former AC Milan and Juventus star, 38, has called time on a glittering career after a two-year stint in the MLS with New York City FC . (more...)
Chris Eubank Jr says he is 'best in the world' Chris Eubank Jr says he is 'best in the world'
- October 08, 2017

The Turk took a knee to try and catch his breath and seemed to steady himself in a more evenly-matched second round. "The warship has landed fully equipped, fully loaded and all the artillery is pointing at Yildirim", Eubank Jr told his rival during the press conference. (more...)
Arsenal chase Martial as Sanchez replacement Arsenal chase Martial as Sanchez replacement
- October 08, 2017

The 21-year-old Frenchman is now enjoying a bright start to the 2017/18 season with Manchester United despite not always being a guaranteed starter under Jose Mourinho . The forward looked set to leave in the summer but Arsenal forced him to stay, although they may be tempted to sell in January to avoid losing him on a free transfer. (more...)
Leslie Jones Dresses Up as Wonder Woman for Gal Gadot on 'SNL'
- October 08, 2017

But to their disappointment, none of the ladies were actually lesbian. Ahead of hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, Gal Gadot visited Jimmy Fallon and tried a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup for the first time. As the crowd began cheering for her approval, she gave the thumbs up before saying: 'It's really good! Gadot, however, was willing to experiment and planted a long kiss on McKinnon. (more...)
Hamilton: Points gap to Vettel 'unbelievable' Hamilton: Points gap to Vettel 'unbelievable'
- October 08, 2017

Meanwhile, Mercedes looked stronger than at any other point over the last three races, with Hamilton holding off Red Bull's Max Verstappen in second while Valtteri Bottas recovered from sixth on the grid to finish fourth. Similarly Valtteri Bottas just nearly took down Ricciardo for a podium finish, but the Mercedes driver had to settle for fourth ahead of the Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen. (more...)
Kiwi steals pole with track record at iconic race Kiwi steals pole with track record at iconic race
- October 08, 2017

It was insane, so thank you. His record-breaking effort was too good for a scorching shootout field, finishing ahead of Holden's David Reynolds (2:04.27) and Ford's 2013 Bathurst champion Mark Winterbottom (2:04.49). The Ford ace's effort sent the Bathurst faithful into a frenzy with McLaughlin even receiving a trackside haka from a very merry Kiwi motorsport fan. (more...)
King of Spain says Catalan referendum was 'illegal' and 'undemocratic' King of Spain says Catalan referendum was 'illegal' and 'undemocratic'
- October 08, 2017

The protest brought out about a hundred people to Civic Center. Spain's key IBEX 35 stock index plunged by more than three percent Wednesday in the ongoing turbulence, with some big Catalan banks down more than five percent. Schmieding warned that a period of confusion could slow Spain's economic growth from its current 3.2% expansion to around 2.5%. Analysts say the Spanish Government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy apparently felt so threatened by the accelerating independence movement ... (more...)
Le'Veon Bell Kicks Off Le'Veon Bell Kicks Off "Freestyle Friday" In Steelers Locker Room
- October 08, 2017

Blake Bortles went 15-36 on the day, throwing for 140 yards and a touchdown. Although it may not seem like much, it was still a level of production coming out of the backfield. Bell carried the ball 35 times for 144 yards and two touchdowns. He caught three passes for 48 yards in the Steelers 26-9 victory over the Ravens on Sunday. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza 2 months before massacre Las Vegas gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza 2 months before massacre
- October 08, 2017

Chicago hip-hop superstar Chance the Rapper was among the headliners of that festival, along with Muse, Lorde and Blink-182. Hundreds of thousands attended the August music festival at Chicago's Grant Park, including Malia Obama, the former president's daughter. (more...)
Arsene Wenger joins Jose Mourinho in Manager of the Month nominees Arsene Wenger joins Jose Mourinho in Manager of the Month nominees
- October 08, 2017

The Italian is rumoured to be an option for the Gunners, with Wenger's future still uncertain despite signing a two-year deal at the Emirates Stadium towards the end of last season. Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis was paid a bonus of almost £1 million this year despite the club missing out on Champions League football. Despite Bayern being in a comfortable position in the Bundesliga and the primitive stage of the Champions League, the Bayern hierarchy saw fit to let him go. (more...)
Injury Cancels Fabricio Werdum-Derrick Lewis At UFC 216
- October 08, 2017

The fight card for Saturday night's UFC 216 in Las Vegas took a significant hit just hours before the main card was set to begin, with it being announced by UFC announcer Jon Anik that the heavyweight bout between Fabricio Werdum and Derrick Lewis has been called off . (more...)
No. 21 Notre Dame handles UNC with backup QB No. 21 Notre Dame handles UNC with backup QB
- October 08, 2017

He finished with 13 carries for 118 yards, averaging 9.1 per carry. Williams missed his second game with an ankle injury; Adams has missed one. The redshirt sophomore performed admirably in his first start. Now, thanks to a lot of returning experience all over the field, an explosive and powerful rushing attack, and an efficient defense, Notre Dame can have goals bigger than just making a bowl game, something they couldn't do last season, by virtue of finishing with a 4-8 record. (more...)
Sadiq propels Ghana to 1-0 win against Colombia Sadiq propels Ghana to 1-0 win against Colombia
- October 08, 2017

The Colombians went in search of an equalizer after the break, with their best chance falling to substitute Deiber Caicedo. His first shot on target - also the first of the match - from a tight angle was calmly collected by goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim. (more...)
Tracy McGrady Rejoins Magic as Special Assistant to CEO Tracy McGrady Rejoins Magic as Special Assistant to CEO
- October 08, 2017

McGrady will work with players and coaches, advise the front office and help in promotional activities for the G League's Lakeland Magic. It appears as though Hall of Fame guard Tracy McGrady is heading back to Orlando after all. While with Orlando , he was a two-time All-NBA First Team selection (2001-02, 2002-03), a two-time All-NBA Second Team selection (2000-01, 2003-04), a four-time NBA All-Star (2001-04), led the NBA in scoring twice (2002-03, 32.1 ppg.; 2003-04, 28.0 ppg.) and ... (more...)
Lightning forward JT Brown raises fist during national anthem Lightning forward JT Brown raises fist during national anthem
- October 08, 2017

As the "Star-Spangled Banner" played inside BB&T Center, Brown, standing on the bench with his teammates, extended his right fist into the air, a form of protest he deemed as a middle ground for those who say kneeling for the anthem disrespects the flag or members of the military. (more...)
Badgers get key win over Huskers 38-17 Badgers get key win over Huskers 38-17
- October 08, 2017

Before the break, the Huskers navigated the field for a Drew Brown field goal to reach the half time score. The Cornhuskers finished off the half with a field-goal drive, but the botched chances prior to their long touchdown pass left them down 17-10 despite moving the ball nearly at will on the Badgers' vaunted defense. (more...)
Demetrious Johnson Finishes Ray Borg, Breaks Anderson Silva's Record Demetrious Johnson Finishes Ray Borg, Breaks Anderson Silva's Record
- October 08, 2017

Demetrious Johnson is in the history books with his highlight reel submission win over Ray Borg . Johnson went for an americana and a kimura. Borg came out in a hurry in the fourth and scooped Johnson up for a takedown. "The Tazmexican Devil" attempted to wrestle Johnson again in the opening moments of the third round but saw his efforts fall flat on their face. Ray Borg came out with heavy pressure to open the second frame, no doubt knowing how badly his showing in the first had looked. (more...)