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Mo Farah wins final track race in dramatic fashion Mo Farah wins final track race in dramatic fashion
- August 25, 2017

Jebet, 20, was only two and a half seconds off her own world record of 8:52.78 set in Paris in August past year. The four-time Olympic champion crossed the line in 13 minutes 06.05 seconds in a tight finish. There were no surprises, however, in the women's 800 metres where South African Caster Semenya powered into the lead with around 200 metres left to win comfortably. (more...)
Paul Merson dismisses Tottenham, Celtic's Champions League hopes, battling for Europa places
- August 25, 2017

It is even harder for Dortmund though, who share a group with Real Madrid , Tottenham Hotspur and APOEL . Remarkable they will play Celtic for just the third and fourth times in the group . Real Madrid , Bayern Munich and Juventus could all be heading to Manchester but with two qualification places available, Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho and his opposite number across the city Pep Guardiola, will be confident they will still be in the competition come next February. (more...)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera throws punch, sparks brawl with New York Yankees Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera throws punch, sparks brawl with New York Yankees
- August 24, 2017

A fight that started between Miguel Cabrera and Austin Romine led to the benches clearing in Thursday's matchup between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers . Both Romine and Cabrera were ejected from the game, but there promises to be multiple suspensions stemming from the brawl. But the drama restarted in the bottom of the seventh when Tigers catcher James McCann was drilled in the helmet by a 98 miles per hour fastball from Dellin Betances. (more...)
#MugabeGate: The people vs Mugabe and the government of South Africa #MugabeGate: The people vs Mugabe and the government of South Africa
- August 24, 2017

The US embassy called for help as Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe went on a rampage at a luxury hotel in Joburg, a security report claims. Mrs Mugabe made headlines after the model laid a complaint with police, accusing the first lady of hitting her with an electrical extension cord on 13 August, nearly a week before the first lady was granted immunity. (more...)
Traders Buy High Volume of Foot Locker Call Options (FL) Traders Buy High Volume of Foot Locker Call Options (FL)
- August 24, 2017

Currently, EPS of Foot Locker , Inc. Rr Partners Lp holds 5.13% of its portfolio in Foot Locker, Inc. for 1.44 million shares. Credit Suisse Group restated a neutral rating and set a $52.00 target price (down previously from $66.00) on shares of Foot Locker in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. (more...)
Champions League: Favourable groups for United and Liverpool Champions League: Favourable groups for United and Liverpool
- August 25, 2017

Liverpool , who advanced via the preliminary play-offs with victory over Hoffenheim, will play Spartak Moscow , Sevilla and Maribor in Group E. Roma and Qarabag, the first Azerbaijan side to reach the group stages, are also in Group C. (more...)
Katy Perry Releases New Music Video Swish Swish Katy Perry Releases New Music Video Swish Swish
- August 24, 2017

Katy Perry and Taylor Swift are not performing together at the VMAs, despite reports to the contrary. The video comes just days before Perry is set to host the MTV Video Music Awards . Performers at the event include Lamar, Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd, Post Malone, Logic, Julia Michaels and Lorde. Molly Shannon is Perry's coach while Gaten Matarazzo aka Dustin from Stranger Things serves as her teammate. (more...)
Hundreds Rally for Colin Kaepernick Outside NFL's Manhattan HQ Hundreds Rally for Colin Kaepernick Outside NFL's Manhattan HQ
- August 24, 2017

The official Twitter account for the organization addressed the rally , detailing its goal. "It is outrageous that the NFL's millionaire and billionaire owners continue to punish Colin Kaepernick for standing up to this hate , while they have done little to address it", Rashad Robinson, executive director of Color of Change, said in a statement. (more...)
Hamilton laughs off speculation about Vettel move Hamilton laughs off speculation about Vettel move
- August 24, 2017

By contrast, Mercedes operate a looser policy, in which the two drivers are allowed to race. On whether Pirelli's selection of Ultrasofts, Supersofts and Softs favoured Ferrari, Vettel replied: "I don't know, I think we need to go out and see". (more...)
Michael Schumacher's son to drive in Spa tribute Michael Schumacher's son to drive in Spa tribute
- August 24, 2017

Martin will visit Williams HQ ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix weekend, where he will be given the run down on what will be expected from him in this coveted role. The pit crew look after both of Williams' drivers - Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll - and every pitstop is crucial. Martin joins the team which now holds the record for the fastest pit stop of the 2017 season so far of 2.02-seconds which was set during the British Grand Prix. (more...)
Vandoorne handed 35 place grid penalty for home race Vandoorne handed 35 place grid penalty for home race
- August 24, 2017

It is calling the engine in his auto "spec 3.6". Nico Rosberg says he is surprised Fernando Alonso is keeping up his "motivation" amid the McLaren-Honda crisis. Honda has struggled for both performance and reliability all year, but the team received a boost in Hungary when both cars finished in the points for the first time this season. (more...)
Ronaldo wins UEFA Best Player in Europe Ronaldo wins UEFA Best Player in Europe
- August 24, 2017

It was presented to the Portugal worldwide at the Champions League group stage draw on Thursday. Significantly, Ronaldo saved his best for the final stages of the tournament. Lieke Martens, the 24 year old Dutch forward, who recently joined Barcelona, won the Women's Player of the Year trophy , coming in ahead of Pernille Harder and Dzsenifer Marozsán. (more...)
Antonio Conte aims to break the curse of Chelsea sacking managers early Antonio Conte aims to break the curse of Chelsea sacking managers early
- August 24, 2017

It's going to be a tough match, especially with Cesc Fabregas and Gary Cahill out due to red cards in the previous game. When Conte was asked about the new stadium Chelsea is planning to build, the Italian said; "For sure, it's not the same when you play not in your stadium". (more...)
McEnroe casts doubt over Federer's US Open hopes McEnroe casts doubt over Federer's US Open hopes
- August 24, 2017

There were suggestions that the 30-year-old might miss the US Open but he has since confirmed that won't be the case after recovering from a hip injury. If I would have told people, "I will win one more Grand Slam, ' there would have been a 50-50 thing, where people would have said "no" or 'yes"-and here I have two already". (more...)
Nervy Celtic survive Astana to reach group stage Nervy Celtic survive Astana to reach group stage
- August 24, 2017

This draw will also determine the groups for the UEFA Youth League, which Chelsea once get to contest after missing out last season despite winning it back-to-back prior to that. A unsafe pot two contains English sides Manchester United and Manchester City , as well as five-time winners Barcelona and the owners of the world's most expensive player - Neymar's Paris St-Germain. (more...)
Man Utd Confirm Zlatan Ibrahimovic Has Re-Signed With The Club Man Utd Confirm Zlatan Ibrahimovic Has Re-Signed With The Club
- August 24, 2017

It had been rumored for some time that a possible return to Old Trafford could be in the works, but now it's official. Be gone subtlety, for thy have no place here. "I can not wait to get back out on that Old Trafford pitch, but I also know that I have to take my time to make sure that I am ready". 'I have no doubt that he will be important in the second part of the season , ' Mourinho said after the deal was sealed. (more...)
Dwayne Haskins now No. 2 on Ohio State depth chart Dwayne Haskins now No. 2 on Ohio State depth chart
- August 24, 2017

An Ohio State spokesman says Burrow, a redshirt sophomore, had surgery after breaking a bone in his right hand during practice on Monday. While there's no question as to who will be the starting quarterback for No. Martell, a four-star recruit out of Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas and the only scholarship quarterback in Ohio State's freshman class this year, has impressed coaches early on. (more...)
Ex-Hull City defender Harry Maguire earns first call-up into England squad Ex-Hull City defender Harry Maguire earns first call-up into England squad
- August 24, 2017

Southgate's troops are top of Qualifying Group F with 14 points from four wins and two draws. Southgate has gone for eight forwards , including Danny Welbeck and Daniel Sturridge, while Jermain Defoe also retains his place. "I called him to firm up the meeting and he said he appreciated me calling but he'd been thinking long and hard and was going to announce his global retirement", added Southgate. (more...)
Rockies impressed with Royals fans' reaction to Greg Holland's return Rockies impressed with Royals fans' reaction to Greg Holland's return
- August 24, 2017

Holland entered the bottom of the ninth with a 4-3 lead and proceeded to walk the No. 9 hitter, Alex Gordon . The Rockies attack consisted of nine hits and five walks with Charlie Blackmon and Nolan Arenado clubbing solo homers while Trevor Story singled, walked twice and scored two times. (more...)
Amitabh Bachchan launches season 9 of Kaun Banega Crorepati Amitabh Bachchan launches season 9 of Kaun Banega Crorepati
- August 24, 2017

This will be an all or nothing deal, where all the remaining lifelines of the contestants will terminate. Also, no big cheques will be awarded to the winners and money will be directly transferred to their account. "And in some way, if I can put this message across through this show about them defying social norms, which have been pressurised upon them, I think that is a great feeling which makes me keep coming back all the time". (more...)