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How does Javed Miandad rate Virat Kohli as a batsman? How does Javed Miandad rate Virat Kohli as a batsman?
- Февраля 08, 2018

In an interview to a Pakistani website, Miandad pointed out Kohli's technical prowess and uncanny knack to rescue India from hard situations and guide them home as the hallmark of a great batsman. In fact, in practice games, I would be on the pitch guiding players through match situations and helping them understand how to score runs or take wickets in different stages of the match. (more...)
Vonn's flight to Winter Olympics delayed Vonn's flight to Winter Olympics delayed
- Февраля 08, 2018

Despite the setbacks, Sean Gregory of Time noted her 78 World Cup wins are the most ever for a female skier. Lindsey Vonn's flight to the Games has been delayed by several hours. But she still expects to make Friday's Opening Ceremony. Vonn is scheduled to meet with the global media Friday afternoon in Pyeongchang before walking in the opening ceremonies. (more...)
Mircea Lucescu: 'Fred will join Manchester City' Mircea Lucescu: 'Fred will join Manchester City'
- Февраля 08, 2018

And it is the former Shakhtar manager, who has gone on to claim that Fred will be joining Manchester City ahead of local rivals Manchester United in the summer transfer window , where he is likely to be a highly sought-after figure in the market. (more...)
Neymar beating Messi and Ronaldo stats at 26 but needs silverware Neymar beating Messi and Ronaldo stats at 26 but needs silverware
- Февраля 08, 2018

One of the top centre backs in European football has explained why he thinks it is more hard to face FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi than it is to go up against Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo . The Brazil global has admitted that he is happy to be facing Ronaldo and not Barcelona's Lionel Messi in the Champions League round of 16 first leg next week. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: Russians appeal against Pyeongchang exclusion adjourned Winter Olympics 2018: Russians appeal against Pyeongchang exclusion adjourned
- Февраля 08, 2018

There were four games played simultaneously Thursday morning. Yet in an effort to avoid punishing athletes who didn't cheat, the IOC later cleared more than 160 it determined to be clean to participate as "Olympic athletes from Russian Federation". (more...)
Zidane has chose to sell Isco Zidane has chose to sell Isco
- Февраля 08, 2018

Real Madrid are reportedly willing to sell Isco. According to Spanish outlet AS, journalist Josep Pedrerol believes Zidane is very disappointed in Isco's form this season and given that he let James Rodriguez leave the club because he believed in the Spanish playmaker, he does not feel his faith has been repaid. (more...)
Nastase has sanctions reduced
- Февраля 08, 2018

An independent tribunal has reduced Ilie Nastase's suspension by eight months but increased the fine imposed on him by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). He was also deemed to have made unwelcome advances of a sexual nature towards Britain's captain Anne Keothavong, as well as making abusive and threatening comments to a member of the press. (more...)
New study suggests drowsy driving plays larger role in crashes New study suggests drowsy driving plays larger role in crashes
- Февраля 08, 2018

According to a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drowsy driving plays a role in eight times as many crashes as federal estimates suggest. With the amount of money being invested in the projects, that is nearly certainly what will happen. "Drivers who don't get enough sleep are putting everyone on the road at risk", says Dr. (more...)
Sevilla outlast Leganes to reach Cup final Sevilla outlast Leganes to reach Cup final
- Февраля 08, 2018

Sevilla , a five-time Copa victor, will face either Barcelona or Valencia, who play on Thursday. Sandro collected a long ball from Gabriel Mercado and lobbed the ball over to Vazquez, the forward then bursting into the box before firing the ball high beyond Champagne into the roof of the net to finish off the Lega resistance and send Los Nervionenses into their second final in three seasons. (more...)
IOC refusal to admit cleared Russian athletes political: Medvedev IOC refusal to admit cleared Russian athletes political: Medvedev
- Февраля 08, 2018

Medvedev said the "purpose of this decision is very far away from sports", aimed to cause "political harm" to Russian Federation. "The additional information included data from the LIMS database, traces of prohibited substances, evidence of steroid profile manipulation and further confidential information provided to the Panel by WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency)". (more...)
IOC: Russians cleared of doping eligible for Games IOC: Russians cleared of doping eligible for Games
- Февраля 08, 2018

The IOC said as-yet unpublished new evidence — not examined in the CAS process — gave rise to new doping suspicions about the 15 Russians. The IOC, which has cleared 169 Russians to compete at Pyeongchang , said that "not being sanctioned does not automatically confer the privilege of an invitation". (more...)
Liverpool attacker Firmino happy with Fowler comparison: But I'm never satisfied Liverpool attacker Firmino happy with Fowler comparison: But I'm never satisfied
- Февраля 08, 2018

The Brazil global has formed a deadly frontline alongside Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, with Liverpool establishing themselves as one of the most entertaining sides in the league in terms of their attacking potency. "There is something about South American players". The tireless forward has rewarded Klopp's faith with a return of 19 goals and 10 assists in 35 games across all competitions and he's now warned rivals there's plenty more to come this season. (more...)
OLYMPICS/ Pyeongchang Games begin with mixed doubles curling OLYMPICS/ Pyeongchang Games begin with mixed doubles curling
- Февраля 08, 2018

Gold-medal winning Canadian curlers Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris tasted Olympic defeat for the first time on Thursday when they were upset by a pair of betrothed Norwegians. Other opening round-robin matches sent Canada against Norway, China against reigning world champion Switzerland and the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation against the United States. (more...)
Florida picks up 73-64 win over LSU — Postgame Analysis Florida picks up 73-64 win over LSU — Postgame Analysis
- Февраля 08, 2018

The Gators are last in 3-point shooting defense at.36 percent allowed and are actually worse than LSU in rebounding margin in the SEC as they are last to the Tigers' 12th. Florida made it a priority to limit Tremont Waters scoring output and it worked wonders. WHAT A PLAY: On LSU's second possession of the game, Kevarrius Hayes swatted Daryl Edwards' shot into the Gators bench. (more...)
From subs to Super Bowl stars: Three success stories From subs to Super Bowl stars: Three success stories
- Февраля 08, 2018

They say that Brady didn't really try or that the game was fixed from the start, with a win going to the Eagles no matter what happened. "Preston's reverence for those who have served our nation reminds us why we salute our flag, why we put our hands on our hearts for the pledge of allegiance and why we proudly stand for the national anthem", Trump said . (more...)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang makes admission about Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Arsenal Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang makes admission about Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Arsenal
- Февраля 08, 2018

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang also netted his first Gunners goal in the game with the Toffees, and Wenger has backed the pair to continue to make an impact in Arsenal's upcoming matches. 'He is a professional, he has a very professional attitude and overall that is what you want in every player. What you want is for everyone to be focused to win the game. (more...)
Robinson, Hokies too much for NC State Robinson, Hokies too much for NC State
- Февраля 08, 2018

This game was a matchup of two potential bubble teams, but was a much more important game for the Hokies, who have games against Virginia and Duke up next. Kerry Blackshear Jr. scored 18 points. "When K.J. plays hard, I think he's a really good player", Williams said. The 'Hoos will have a No. 1 ranking to play for when Virginia Tech comes to town on Saturday. (more...)
Chelsea set to face Australian side Perth Glory in pre-season friendly Chelsea set to face Australian side Perth Glory in pre-season friendly
- Февраля 08, 2018

Also pictured are ministers Mick Murray and Paul Papalia.Picture: Michael Wilson/The West Australian. Great news for Western Australian football fans! Chelsea last played in Australia in 2015, when they defeated Sydney FC 1-0 in front of 83,598 at ANZ Stadium. (more...)
Vikings request interview with Eagles QB coach John DeFilippo
- Февраля 08, 2018

The Minnesota Vikings are going to have to find another offensive coordinator after Pat Shurmur left the team for the New York Giants' head coaching job. He spent two seasons there as offensive quality control. Look no further for results than DeFilippo's work with 2016 2nd overall pick Carson Wentz , who was an MVP candidate before his season-ending knee injury in Week 14. (more...)
NASCAR reduces damaged vehicle pit penalty
- Февраля 08, 2018

NASCAR, which announced the changes Wednesday afternoon, also adjusted the amount of time a crew can spend working on the vehicle, increasing the limit from five minutes to six minutes. No change is being made to qualifying that will be held at either Daytona International Speedway or Talladega Superspeedway. The news comes on the heels of NASCAR's competition department setting the stage lengths for races in all three national series. (more...)