Sports


Croatia rout Greece, close in on World Cup
- November 10, 2017

The result left the Greeks with a hard task to overhaul the deficit in Athens on Sunday if they are to reach their third successive finals. Croatia secured a big victory over Greece , while Switzerland edged past the Northern Ireland in Thursday's 2018 World Cup play-off ties. (more...)
Martellus Bennett back with Patriots Martellus Bennett back with Patriots
- November 09, 2017

The Packers signed Bennett after he helped the New England Patriots win the Super Bowl last season, but now it appears the team could be in a sticky situation with the Super Bowl victor. Bennett was released with the designation that he failed to disclose a physical condition. The injury would've ruled him out for the team's Week 10 matchup with the Chicago Bears if he had remained on the team long enough. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott's Preliminary Injunction Denied, Suspension Back in Place
- November 10, 2017

Now sitting at.500, the Falcons are nowhere near as impressive as they were expected to be. Right now the Falcons and their backers should be pulling for the Cowboys to beat the Lions om Monday night (even though Dallas already has clinched home field in the NFC playoffs). (more...)
Arsenal name their price for Ozil as Man Utd prepare January offer Arsenal name their price for Ozil as Man Utd prepare January offer
- November 09, 2017

Mesut Ozil wants Jack Wilshere's number 10 shirt as part of the terms for him signing a new contract with Arsenal , according to reports in the British media. However, it's understood that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger would prefer a swap deal involving Sanchez and PSG ace Julian Draxler. Silverware, though, has been relatively thin on the ground, though he has netted a trio of FA Cup winners medals. (more...)
Witnesses say Roy Halladay's plane was flying low, diving before crashing Witnesses say Roy Halladay's plane was flying low, diving before crashing
- November 09, 2017

Michael Felger, co-host of Boston's 98.5 Felger and Mazz with Tony Massarotti, said Halladay was an "idiot" and a "jackass" for risking his life by becoming a private pilot. Felger compared Halladay's death to Steve Irwin, "The Crocodile Hunter", who was stung by a stingray in 2006, and to Dale Earnhardt, who died in a NASCAR accident. (more...)
United Kingdom gold jewellery demand hit by pre-Brexit jitters United Kingdom gold jewellery demand hit by pre-Brexit jitters
- November 09, 2017

The nation's gold demand in the July-September quarter dropped 24 percent from a year ago to 145.9 tonnes, the WGC said in a report published on Thursday. The amount of gold going into smartphones and gadgets is on the rise - even as global demand for the metal slumps to an eight-year low. Russian Federation and Turkey together added almost 95t of gold to global official reserves. (more...)
Wiesberger holds slender lead in Sun City Wiesberger holds slender lead in Sun City
- November 09, 2017

On the European Tour front, he finished shared sixth at the 146th Open Championship remains his best finish this season. Two under would be how he would finish after a pair of bogeys and a couple of birdies, the latter of which came on the 17th. (more...)
Roman Abramovich sent SIX cars to sign John Obi Mikel Roman Abramovich sent SIX cars to sign John Obi Mikel
- November 09, 2017

The 30-year-old's trophy cabinet boasts a Champions League, Europa League, two Premier League, four FA Cup and two League Cup medals. It subsequently emerged that the midfielder had travelled to London with his agent John Shittu. Mikel returned home to Nigeria after the trial. "He (Sir Dave Richards) offered to help me", recalls Mikel. Then I had a secret meeting with Mourinho at his house. (more...)
England rest Farrell and Itoje for Argentina England rest Farrell and Itoje for Argentina
- November 09, 2017

The Australian had previously indicated he would rest players who had been involved in the British and Irish Lions gruelling 1-1 drawn series in New Zealand earlier this year and the former Wallaby and Japan boss backed up those words by leaving Itoje and Farrell out of his matchday 23 for Saturday's fixture with the Pumas. (more...)
15-year-old Rajasthan boy takes flawless ten without conceding a run 15-year-old Rajasthan boy takes flawless ten without conceding a run
- November 09, 2017

Playing for Disha Cricket Academy, Akash Choudhary single-handedly led his side to a 130-run victory, with eight of his victims falling without scoring. Akash Choudhary hails from Bharatpur district near the Rajasthan-Uttar Pradesh border. "Nowhere have I heard of someone scalping 10 wickets in a T20 match". (more...)
Ashley Young: 'Marcus Rashford is a special talent' Ashley Young: 'Marcus Rashford is a special talent'
- November 09, 2017

But after a run of good form, a switch of position and, to be frank, a paucity of other options for Gareth Southgate , he's back. Young has won 30 caps for the national side and scored seven goals, featuring in England's run to the quarter-finals of the 2012 European Championship. (more...)
England, Germany to wear poppies in friendly England, Germany to wear poppies in friendly
- November 09, 2017

Gary Cahill has lavished praise on Gareth Southgate , and said that the manager is the right man to take the squad forward - and that because he's been an England player, and knows just how much pressure the players are under. Southgate, who has not recalled Daniel Sturridge, Jermain Defoe or Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain despite six withdrawals since last weekend's fixtures, has been discussing with his coaching staff removing Hart from his team to face the world champions due to the ... (more...)
Ronaldo polarizes Real Madrid dressing room, players speaking out Ronaldo polarizes Real Madrid dressing room, players speaking out
- November 09, 2017

Real Madrid were keen on signing the forward from Santos in 2013 but he opted to instead join Barca , where he won one Champions League during his four-year spell. Sergio Ramos public disagreed with Ronaldo's assertion the club misses Pepe, Alvaro Morata, and James Rodriguez. They are personal decisions, I think he's one of the best in the world, you never know what can happen because football goes around a lot. (more...)
UCLA's LiAngelo Ball, two teammates arrested in China for shoplifting UCLA's LiAngelo Ball, two teammates arrested in China for shoplifting
- November 09, 2017

LiAngelo Ball , Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were arrested this week for allegedly shoplifting sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store in Hangzhou, according to The Washington Post . LiAngelo Ball is one of three basketball-playing siblings who have emerged in the U.S. in recent years, fuelled in part by father LaVar's aggressive promotion of his sons as future NBA superstars. (more...)
Gareth Southgate to hand Ruben Loftus-Cheek his England debut against Germany Gareth Southgate to hand Ruben Loftus-Cheek his England debut against Germany
- November 09, 2017

It's just a shame that five of those Man City/Spurs players will be absent. I have man-to-man discussions with them around where they're at with it and how much risk we want to take. Tottenham Hotspur player Harry Winks has taken to Twitter to express his frustration after missing out on England duty. Video assistant referees, watching the game on TV screens, are available to review four types of situation - goals, penalty/no penalty decisions, straight red cards, and cases of mistaken ... (more...)
Five defenders that Chelsea could sign in January Five defenders that Chelsea could sign in January
- November 09, 2017

Though Lampard feels that Klopp's men will not win the Premier League, he does think that they are more than capable of finishing in the top four and qualifying for next seasons Champions League. The Premier League club announced results to June 30, covering a 13-month period as it adjusts its financial year cycle, with turnover rising 21 percent. (more...)
Ball an injury concern for England Ball an injury concern for England
- November 09, 2017

Ball fell awkwardly after bowling the fifth delivery of his fourth over during the home side's first innings. It comes just two days after fellow seamer Steven Finn had to leave the tour with torn knee cartilage. With Moeen Ali also sidelined through a side injury - he returned to the nets as a batsman on Wednesday - and yet to bowl on the tour, it left Paul Collingwood - England's 41-year-old fielding coach - dressed in whites and prepared to come on as a substitute fielder as required. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp on the best player he has worked with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp on the best player he has worked with
- November 09, 2017

The German coach will have to find a way to accommodate Lallana, who is a key player, into his line up and apart from the aforementioned midfielder; he also has Giorginio Wijnaldum and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain vying for a starting role. "Jurgen Klopp will definitely try to strengthen in the winter with defensive players because in attack Liverpool are very exciting". I had an offer of another historical English club two years ago, but I never felt comfortable with how they understood football. (more...)
Real Madrid linked with shock move for Manchester United star Real Madrid linked with shock move for Manchester United star
- November 09, 2017

The Spain global was signed by Manchester United in January 2014 from Chelsea for a fee of 44.7 million euros. If he can not get into the Old Trafford first team though, many would question how Mata would get regular football at the Berbabeu, given Real's pedigree in his area of the pitch. (more...)
I could leave Manchester City in 2019 - Sergio Aguero I could leave Manchester City in 2019 - Sergio Aguero
- November 09, 2017

According to Aguero , he's always wanted a return to his boyhood club Independiente where he first burst to the limelight. The Argentine joined City in 2011, signing from La Liga side Atletico Madrid , after having started his career with the Buenos Airies club. (more...)