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Roy Hodgson: 'Crystal Palace situation is painful' Roy Hodgson: 'Crystal Palace situation is painful'
- September 17, 2017

And while Palace will surely show more faith in 70-year-old replacement Roy Hodgson , an experienced "safe pair of hands" appointed to guide the club through the mess rather than revolutionise their style of play, question marks will undoubtedly be asked if he too endured a hard start to life with the London club. (more...)
USA urges Iraqi Kurdish leader to call off statehood referendum USA urges Iraqi Kurdish leader to call off statehood referendum
- September 17, 2017

The opposition Gorran movement boycotted Friday's parliamentary session, the first since a dispute between them and Barzani's KDP caused the suspension of the assembly in October 2015. Brett McGurk, U.S. special presidential envoy to the anti-Islamic State coalition calling on Kurdish leaders in Iraq to halt the referendum in favor of an alternative. (more...)
Defoe strikes to seal Bournemouth victory Defoe strikes to seal Bournemouth victory
- September 17, 2017

After a goalless first half at the Vitality Stadium , the visitors took a surprise lead 10 minutes after the break when Solly March headed in from Pascal Gross's cross. Having seen his team pick up a first Premier League win last time out, Brighton manager Chris Hughton lamented defensive errors for providing Ibe with the room to supply Surman and Defoe. (more...)
Abu Ismail, Amarnath attack mastermind, among two militants killed in Kashmir Abu Ismail, Amarnath attack mastermind, among two militants killed in Kashmir
- September 16, 2017

Following the operation, Muneer Khan, IGP Kashmir, congratulated the security forces, adding that the encounter concluded in just half and hour. 15 FIRs were lodged against Abu Ismail and he was involved in number of terror attacks in south Kashmir, including several on Police and other security forces. (more...)
Pakistan aiming to seal T20I series against World XI Pakistan aiming to seal T20I series against World XI
- September 16, 2017

He added that the holding of the event in a peaceful and congenial environment has paved the way for worldwide cricket in Pakistan . Ten Sports, and PTV Sport in Pakistan , Prime TV in the UK, Gazi TV in Bangladesh, DSport in India, Willow TV in the USA, Dialog in Sri Lanka, and SuperSport in Africa are the official TV channels which all will telecast the Pakistan vs World XI 3rd T20 Live streaming on Television. (more...)
Jesse Lingard hails Romelu Lukaku's superb start at Manchester United
- September 16, 2017

His efficiency in front of goal dropped off in the last few seasons, and the two sides chose to part ways amicably during the summer. Rio Ferdinand has told Romelu Lukaku to emulate Chelsea legend Didier Drogba by scoring "big goals in big games " for Manchester United . (more...)
College Football Players From Netflix Series 'Last Chance U' Arrested for Murder College Football Players From Netflix Series 'Last Chance U' Arrested for Murder
- September 15, 2017

He also battled head injuries and appeared to play through concussions while at East Mississippi Community College, known as a last-chance school for players who fail out of or are kicked off big-time college teams. The waiver allowed Patrick, who suffered both knee and shoulder injuries at IU, to remain on scholarship. Patrick was arrested in Bloomington, Indiana by IU campus police and will be extradited to Blount County soon, while his younger brother Wright was taken into custody in nearby ... (more...)
Arsenal's Europa League match delayed by an hour amid disorder Arsenal's Europa League match delayed by an hour amid disorder
- September 15, 2017

And they brought central London to a standstill as they marched down Oxford Street. They threw smoke bombs, lit flares and caused chaos on that occasion - UEFA can count themselves lucky that this fixture provided more of a celebratory tone than five years ago. (more...)
Canelo versus GGG: Who wins? Canelo versus GGG: Who wins?
- September 14, 2017

Alvarez is a former welterweight and super welterweight champion who moved up to a catch weight of 164 pounds for his fight against Chavez. "I want you to all enjoy it like I'm going to enjoy it". "I feel great at this age". Those looking to watch the fight in the United Kingdom (or from anywhere with a VPN!) will be happy to see that Box Nation will be showing it as part of it's monthly subscription for £16.95 - significantly cheaper than Sling TV! After the spectacle that was ... (more...)
IOC confirms Paris will host 2024 Olympic games, LA for 2028 IOC confirms Paris will host 2024 Olympic games, LA for 2028
- September 14, 2017

The last American city to bid for the Summer Games was Chicago, losing the 2016 Olympic vote to Rio de Janeiro. The evaluation commission signed off on those Monday, saying that although details need to be finalized, it is confident LA can host in 2028. (more...)
Rebel Wilson Wins Millions In Defamation Case Rebel Wilson Wins Millions In Defamation Case
- September 14, 2017

Outside court, Wilson's teaching specialist, Richar Leder, said his customer would be completely excited with the choice. The banker, who lives in Sydney, said the Australian press could be quite vicious at times. Justice Dixon's award recognises the serious harm caused to Rebel's reputation and held Bauer Media to account for what the judge accepted was an orchestrated campaign against her. (more...)
Mourinho insists Manchester United are Mourinho insists Manchester United are "OK" following Stoke City draw
- September 12, 2017

It was perfectly understandable, though part of me would have liked to see more of the Mata-Henrikh Mkhitaryan-Paul Pogba creative axis. Both Phil Jones and Eric Bailly were poor. Sometimes managers of top-six clubs don't take negative results too kindly. He said: "I prefer not to answer question about handshakes - it's a bad question". (more...)
Ederson eases fears over injury after clash with Liverpool forward Sadio Mane Ederson eases fears over injury after clash with Liverpool forward Sadio Mane
- September 12, 2017

Liverpool winger used excessive force and completely unnecessarily lifted his foot up in an effort to win the ball in a risky area and it's fair to say that it is his recklessness that cost Liverpool a defeat. They have players who can change games and make chances. We can not play a game up and down. Klopp's side struggled with the alien 3-5-1 system and the withdrawal of Mohamed Salah, presumably with Wednesday night's visit of Sevilla in mind, left them without a counter-attacking outlet. (more...)
Indian forces ready for any situation: Nirmala Sitharaman Indian forces ready for any situation: Nirmala Sitharaman
- September 12, 2017

Speaking later at an event organised by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ms. Sitharaman said it was a privilege to hand over indigenous products on her first engagement. The CAG report also said that with proper budgetary support the shortfall in ammunition could be overcome by 2019.It criticised the state-run Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) for inadequate quantity of ammunition supplied to the Army since March 2013. (more...)
Arsene Wenger believes Sanchez will 'win back fans' after Bournemouth boos Arsene Wenger believes Sanchez will 'win back fans' after Bournemouth boos
- September 11, 2017

Both teams before the game were under extreme pressure following series of poor performances that left them in the lower half of the table. " He is still a bit short physically ", Wenger said after the game to BBC Sport . Granit Xhaka then followed up two minutes later with a curling effort that flew over after a strike from outside the box. "He will win the fans back, and win them back very quickly". (more...)
Centre allocates fund for bullet-proof vehicles for J&K cops Centre allocates fund for bullet-proof vehicles for J&K cops
- September 11, 2017

Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised your courage". While addressing CRPF personnel in the same district, the Home Minister said, "We are proud of our CRPF personnel". Rajnath Singh says that he is ready to talk to everyone. Later in the evening, an encounter erupted in Imam Sahib area of Shopian district late in the evening. (more...)
Hingis & Murray sweep second straight mixed Slam at US Open Hingis & Murray sweep second straight mixed Slam at US Open
- September 11, 2017

Murray and Hingis had already won Wimbledon in July while Saturday's triumph took their record as a team to a flawless 10-0. She will be trying to win a 25th Grand Slam title here on Sunday in the women's doubles final alongside Taiwan's Yung-Jan Chan, against the Czech Republic's Lucie Hradecka and Katerina Siniakova . (more...)
NASCAR drivers salute fans with this cool pre-race gesture at Richmond
- September 11, 2017

He then screened a video showing the various safety procedures for the race . "I don't think we could outrun the top three". Since his vehicle has lacked speed most of the year, he seems to have accepted the fact his final 10 races before retirement won't be under the spotlight. (more...)
US Open: Sloane Stephens beats Madison Keys US Open: Sloane Stephens beats Madison Keys
- September 11, 2017

Keys, Stephens, CoCo Vandeweghe and Venus Williams became the first USA women to sweep all semi-final spots at a Grand Slam since Wimbledon in 1985. But Stephens put up an impenetrable wall on Saturday on Arthur Ashe Stadium , making just six unforced errors in the entire match . Stephens didn't play in the US Open past year because of the foot injury. (more...)
No. 4 Penn State anxious about Panthers, not revenge No. 4 Penn State anxious about Panthers, not revenge
- September 10, 2017

The Penn State Nittany Lions are red hot after they defeating Akron 52-0 in their opener. The Nittany Lions went 10-2 the rest of the way, capturing the Big Ten title and earning a trip to the Rose Bowl. "I mean, you just try to focus on winning your one-on-ones and the opportunities, and that play was designed perfectly", Barkley said of the touchdown, which came with 10 minutes or so to play in the third quarter and grew PSU's lead to 21-3. (more...)