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Cristiano Ronaldo: Cristiano Ronaldo: "2017 has been an incredible year"
- January 02, 2018

Messi was voted as the best player despite his counterpart Ronaldo winning the Ballon d'Or and the Best FIFA Men's Player award past year. " I was blessed with talent and I have worked really hard to make the most of it ", said Cristiano, who nevertheless said that his success was down to the help of "a lot of people who have helped me professionally". (more...)
Pakistan hands over list of 457 Indian prisoners: Foreign Ministry Pakistan hands over list of 457 Indian prisoners: Foreign Ministry
- January 02, 2018

India said a juvenile, Hasnain, whose nationality was verified by Pakistan , was repatriated on Monday through the Attari-Wagah border. Pakistan is also going to release 146 Indian fishermen on January 8. However, India and Pakistan later got into a diplomatic spat over the treatment of the wife and mother of Jadhav and the way the meeting was conducted by the Pakistani side. (more...)
José Mourinho: Paul Scholes is jealous of Paul Pogba José Mourinho: Paul Scholes is jealous of Paul Pogba
- January 02, 2018

Marcos Rojo and Ander Herrera also both come in. Jose Mourinho's side brought 2017 to a close with three successive draws which dented dent their slim title hopes, but they got back to winning ways in the new year courtesy of fine strikes from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard . (more...)
Short stars as Hurricanes beat Thunder Short stars as Hurricanes beat Thunder
- January 02, 2018

He smashed 67 off 41 balls for Sydney Thunder in their win over Hobart in the Big Bash League (BBL) at Launceston. Short reached his fifty off 36 deliveries and went severe on Shane Watson (1-35) hitting him for three boundaries and a six in the 13th over. (more...)
West Brom Asked To Postpone West Ham Trip Because Of Fixture Pile-Up West Brom Asked To Postpone West Ham Trip Because Of Fixture Pile-Up
- January 02, 2018

West Ham manager David Moyes admits the Premier League must take preference over the FA Cup, but says he still rates the competition extremely highly. By contrast, the Hammers haven't played since Boxing Day after their own December 31 game against Tottenham was postponed due to safety concerns, meaning that Moyes' men have had five extra days to prepare for the visit of West Brom. (more...)
Ashes 2017-18: ICC rates MCG pitch 'poor' Ashes 2017-18: ICC rates MCG pitch 'poor'
- January 02, 2018

Players and commentators criticised the lifeless drop-in pitch used for the Boxing Day Test between Australia and England in Melbourne , and International Cricket Council match referee Ranjan Madugalle followed up in his official report to the sport's governing body when he gave it a poor rating. (more...)
Muguruza retires with calf cramps in Brisbane against Krunic Muguruza retires with calf cramps in Brisbane against Krunic
- January 02, 2018

Incredibly, it is the fourth consecutive year that Muguruza has been forced out of Brisbane, after withdrawing with ankle (2015), foot (2016) and thigh (2017) injuries. Muguruza trailed 3-1 in the first set but broke back twice after a quick courtside chat with coach Sam Sumyk. "I cramp very few times, but I do remember that the last time I cramped up was actually (at the Australian Open) in Melbourne". (more...)
Tosun's Everton transfer in danger of collapse Tosun's Everton transfer in danger of collapse
- January 02, 2018

Everton were understood to be on the verge of recruiting Tosun this week with director of football Steve Walsh travelling to Turkey to finalize negotiations. "Our ratio of chances created is very limited". "Obviously, we need a bigger goal-scoring threat than we have at the moment and that may help us in so many ways to achieve better results". (more...)
Andy Murray keen for Brisbane return Andy Murray keen for Brisbane return
- January 02, 2018

He made his comeback at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship on Friday, looking rusty in a one-set exhibition with Roberto Bautista Agut. The Scottish tennis player Andy Murray. It is important though that Murray, now No 16 in the ATP rankings, is honest with himself as to how his body holds up to taking on Harrison. Right now the hip is the only thing that is any concern. (more...)
CoCo Vandeweghe, Jack Sock win vs. Russian Federation at Hopman Cup CoCo Vandeweghe, Jack Sock win vs. Russian Federation at Hopman Cup
- January 02, 2018

Federer picked up a singles win for Switzerland at the annual mixed teams event in Western Australia. 'I was a bit anxious with so many people watching when you're working on your game, but it was fun and I can't wait to start my matches.' Federer also spent great words for Kokkinakis, a 21-year-old who showed great potential but was influenced by injuries over the last two years: 'We know each other well, we've practiced a fair bit across the world in Dubai and other places . (more...)
Gary Kirsten lands 2018 IPL gig Gary Kirsten lands 2018 IPL gig
- January 02, 2018

It was only two months ago that Nehra ended an 18-year career, in which he played 132 T20s to pick up 162 wickets at an economy-rate of 7.7. Nehra will be the bowling coach cum mentor for the RCB side. Royal Challengers will once again have Daniel Vettori as their head coach. They are one of three franchises which were there at the beginning in 2008 but are yet to win the title. (more...)
Sharapova sails past Buzarnescu in Shenzhen Sharapova sails past Buzarnescu in Shenzhen
- January 02, 2018

The five-time grand slam champion took one hour and 22 minutes to get the better of Buzarnescu on her Shenzhen debut and will face Alison Riske - victor over fifth seed Wang Qiang on Sunday - in the second round. At Brisbane: Brisbane International: Men: Ryan Harrison bt Leonardo Mayer 6-4, 3-6, 6-2; Matthew Ebden bt Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 6-2; Horacio Zeballos bt Ernesto Escobedo 6-3, 6-4; Jared Donaldson bt Jordan Thompson 6-2, 6-4. (more...)
Six murders in two hours, Haryana police arrest former Army man Six murders in two hours, Haryana police arrest former Army man
- January 02, 2018

The killer is said to have used an iron rod to kill people. All the murders took place between 2 am and 4 am. He was arrested from Adarsh Nagar area of Palwal. The police later arrested a man, who was found injured, from Adarsh Colony of Palwal, as per an India Today report. Naresh reportedly reached the hospital facility around 2:30 AM and killed the woman identified as Anjum. (more...)
Nike used Philippe Coutinho's name to promote Barcelona apparel Nike used Philippe Coutinho's name to promote Barcelona apparel
- January 02, 2018

However, Klopp refused to be drawn into the matter following his side's 2-1 win over Burnley earlier today, which Coutinho missed through injury. Build-up to that clash was dominated by sportswear manufacturer Nike advertising customisation of Barca's 2017-18 kit along with the caption: " Philippe Coutinho is ready to light up Camp Nou". (more...)
Paul Pogba urges United to Paul Pogba urges United to "wake up"
- January 02, 2018

Young Axel Tuanzebe is an option but I think we'll see Victor Lindelof move out to the right with Marcos Rojo recalled alongside Phil Jones in the middle of defence . So if he's 25% he'll be quite happy. Mourinho admitted though to being uncertain as to whether or not he would be able to consider the player. "That's a problem that I can not resolve". (more...)
Brendan Rodgers: 'Frantic' derby draw lacked quality Brendan Rodgers: 'Frantic' derby draw lacked quality
- January 02, 2018

Celtic sit on top of the Scottish Premiership table and boast an eight-point lead, with second placed Aberdeen having failed to take advantage of the Bhoys dropping two points against Rangers; the Dons drew with Hearts. Home boss Brendan Rodgers chose to change things slightly on the hour mark by bringing on Leigh Griffiths for Dembele, who may well have been playing his final match at Parkhead this afternoon amid links to the Premier League . (more...)
Martial and Lingard fire Manchester United into second Martial and Lingard fire Manchester United into second
- January 02, 2018

Having struggled towards the end of 2017, United were more commanding in their first match of the new year and Lingard wrapped up the points with a superb solo strike in the 81st minute. Everton: Pickford; Williams, Martina, Kenny, Holgate; Gueye , Schneiderlin , Sigurdsson, Lennon; Rooney, Calvert-Lewin. Seven changes for Everton , with Rooney as captain and Bolasie starts when he had been a doubt. (more...)
300-pound Alabama DT Da'Ron Payne scores big boy touchdown 300-pound Alabama DT Da'Ron Payne scores big boy touchdown
- January 02, 2018

The victor will play the victor of the No. 2 Oklahoma-No. "I hope they're not of the mindset that I see here". "It's early but I think the public will like Clemson". So, it's been great. Very talented on defense, create a lot of problems for you. The committee deemed Alabama's regular season resume worthy to be the final team selected into the College Football Playoff. (more...)
DeMar DeRozan goes off for franchise-record 52 points DeMar DeRozan goes off for franchise-record 52 points
- January 02, 2018

Eric Bledsoe scored 29 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 for the Bucks , who had won their previous two. The Bucks are last in defensive three-point shooting percentage, allowing opponents to hit on 39.2 percent of their attempts, and that is a very large concern against a Raptors team who had a franchise record-tying nine players hit at least one trifecta Friday night. (more...)
At Least 12 Killed in Government Protests in Iran
- January 02, 2018

Several hundred protesters have been arrested so far, beginning with over 50 in Mashhad on Thursday. Videos on social media overnight showed demonstrations in Isfahan, Mashhad and many smaller cities but travel restrictions and limited coverage by official media made it hard to confirm reports. (more...)

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