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Justice Dalveer Bhandari elected to ICJ Justice Dalveer Bhandari elected to ICJ
- November 23, 2017

Bhandari received 183-193 votes in the General Assembly and secured all the 15 votes in the Security Council after separate and simultaneous elections were held at the United Nations headquarters in NY. "Vande Matram - India wins election to the International Court of Justice". In a statement later, the MEA said, "The extraordinary support from the United Nations membership is reflective of the respect for strong constitutional integrity of the Indian polity and the independence of the ... (more...)
Nuggets receive good news about Paul Millsap's left wrist injury Nuggets receive good news about Paul Millsap's left wrist injury
- November 23, 2017

The tentative timetable would put Millsap back in the lineup sometime around the All-Star break in February, according to The Post. If Chandler is unable to play, it could be Juancho Hernangomez to potentially fill in at the small forward spot. (more...)
Broncos Paxton Lynch expected to start against Raiders Broncos Paxton Lynch expected to start against Raiders
- November 22, 2017

After winning 12 or more games in four straight seasons, including two Super Bowl appearances and one championship, Denver failed to reach the postseason in 2016 with a 9-7 record. He was battling with Siemian for the starting job this summer but injured his shoulder in the preseason. Interim offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave is expected to install a simplified offensive gameplan for Denver's game against the Raiders with Lynch's skillset specifically in mind. (more...)
President Donald Trump calls out Marshawn Lynch on Twitter President Donald Trump calls out Marshawn Lynch on Twitter
- November 21, 2017

On Monday morning, Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch became the latest athlete to appear on President Donald Trump's Twitter timeline. "Attendance and ratings way down", Trump wrote. In a tweet, Trump called for Lynch to be reprimanded by the league. It is believed that Lynch is sitting in protest of racial inequality, a movement popularized by former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, though he has never declared that publicly. (more...)
Jana Novotna: Former Wimbledon champion dies aged just 49 Jana Novotna: Former Wimbledon champion dies aged just 49
- November 21, 2017

She had 17 Grand Slam titles. Two-time Wimbledon champion and compatriot Petra Kvitova said Novotna had inspired her and supported her during her career. Novotna was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2005. In doing so, she became the oldest first-time Grand Slam singles victor in the Open era at 29 years and nine months. (more...)
Roger Federer keen for Australian Open after shocking ATP defeat Roger Federer keen for Australian Open after shocking ATP defeat
- November 20, 2017

Goffin, who became just the sixth player in history to beat Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the same tournament, forced his opponent back in the opening game and broke in stunning fashion with a scintillating forehand victor. Both Dimitrov and Goffin will now feature in the final match of the ATP Tour calendar in London for the first time in their careers. Sock saved a break point before holding with an ace down the T to get to 3-1 and then broke back when Dimitrov netted a rally ball. (more...)
Chris Thompson suffers nasty right leg injury in Redskins-Saints Chris Thompson suffers nasty right leg injury in Redskins-Saints
- November 20, 2017

Here's a sentence that would have sounded ridiculous any time in the past few seasons: After the tying touchdown, the Saints' defense held strong like they have all year. The Saints called an all-out blitz, it didn't work, Washington led at that point 24-13. The Saints trailed 31-16 late in the fourth quarter, but the Black and Gold scored 18 unanswered points in the fourth and overtime, giving the squad a 34-31 triumph. (more...)
Still no updates on Unsworth's future as Everton manager Still no updates on Unsworth's future as Everton manager
- November 19, 2017

Nothing has changed because I will complete my work every day and will work 100 per cent for this club'. "It would surprise me that anyone would rule themselves out of being Everton manager", said Unsworth. I don't want to talk really about Everton . 'I am working as normal and at the moment I don't know if there has been an offer or not, or what has happened. (more...)
British rider Hegarty dies in accident at Macao Grand Prix British rider Hegarty dies in accident at Macao Grand Prix
- November 19, 2017

The Macau GP is the only track that features motorcycle and auto races on the same urban circuit. Northern Ireland's Glenn Irwin was announced the victor after the race was stopped on the sixth lap. Mr Hegarty's girlfriend, Lucy Dracott, said: It is with a broken heart to tell you that the love of my life passed away this morning. "I just need time to take in what has happened and would appreciate if people could just be patient with me and wait for contact". (more...)
Manchester United lining up January bid for Chelsea's David Luiz - report Manchester United lining up January bid for Chelsea's David Luiz - report
- November 19, 2017

The hectic Christmas schedule is the determinant of the team that wins the league in May, and there are no better players to help navigate that schedule than Matic. "But, for sure, it won't be easy because I think Manchester City were very strong". The first group consists of players who are involved in Saturday games, the second in mid-week games and finally those who are returning from injuries. (more...)
Four die after collision between helicopter and aircraft Four die after collision between helicopter and aircraft
- November 18, 2017

Two Urban Search and Rescue crews are also assisting as part of the fire service response. Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). (more...)
When will Ezekiel Elliott return to the Dallas Cowboys from suspension? When will Ezekiel Elliott return to the Dallas Cowboys from suspension?
- November 17, 2017

His appeal process lasted until the USA 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against him in July of 2016. " Mr. Elliott's desire for closure in this matter is in his best interest, as well as the best interests of his teammates, family and friends ", said his agents, Rocky Arceneaux and Frank Salzano, in a joint statement. (more...)
Home Form Vital For Arsenal, Says Wenger Home Form Vital For Arsenal, Says Wenger
- November 17, 2017

Arsenal trail Pochettino's side by four points going into Saturday's north London derby, though the Czech global insists that The Gunners focus remains exclusively on adding more silverware. How should Arsenal line up against Tottenham on Saturday? They now sit third in the Premier League and are through to the last-16 of the Champions League. (more...)
Voting breakdown for Rugby World Cup 2023 is very humbling Voting breakdown for Rugby World Cup 2023 is very humbling
- November 16, 2017

They led after the first round by receiving 18 votes to South Africa's 13, with Ireland eliminated after receiving eight. The fog of war that has afflicted the race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will lift on Wednesday and is expected to reveal South Africa as outright victors to stage the quadrennial showpiece. (more...)
Liam Miller, former Manchester United and Celtic midfielder, undergoing cancer treatment Liam Miller, former Manchester United and Celtic midfielder, undergoing cancer treatment
- November 14, 2017

Fellow Corkman David Meyler added: "We heard the news but we were unsure of all the details". Miller, who won 21 global caps over a 16-year career, broke through at Celtic before he was lured to the Premier League by Alex Ferguson in 2004. (more...)
National Football League owners discuss 'nuclear' option to banish Jerry Jones
- November 14, 2017

Goodell also reportedly requested the lifetime use of a private jet and health insurance for his family, but Ganis struck down those claims as well. Blank, according to a report Sunday by Sports Illustrated writer Peter King, was "shocked" and "disappointed" by Jones' threat to sue the league, telling the Cowboys owner, "We may have differences, but this is not the way we resolve them". (more...)
Vikings WR Adam Thielen continues stellar season in win over Redskins Vikings WR Adam Thielen continues stellar season in win over Redskins
- November 13, 2017

Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins had three TDs - two rushing and one passing - and was 26 of 45 for 327 yards with an interception. "Today, it got the best of me". Vikings: They played without DE Everson Griffen because of a foot injury. Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray (25) carries the ball into the end zone for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. (more...)
Watch Conor McGregor Jump The Cage & Shove The Referee at Bellator 187 Watch Conor McGregor Jump The Cage & Shove The Referee at Bellator 187
- November 13, 2017

The UFC lightweight champion hopped the fence in the immediate aftermath of teammate Charlie Ward's victory over Paul Redmond at Bellator 187 at the 3Arena in Dublin on Friday night. Bellator released a statement about the altercation: "We're aware of the in-cage altercation involving Conor McGregor and a Bellator staff member". (more...)
Butch Jones' time as Tennessee football coach is over Butch Jones' time as Tennessee football coach is over
- November 13, 2017

Yet the bad effort showed that the team had quit on Jones or didn't consider him a coach for whom to show its best effort. Hoke last acted as a head coach during 2014 in his final season with the Michigan Wolverines . Previously, Butch was the head coach at the University of Cincinnati and was also the head coach at Central Michigan. But a top Power 5 coaching position is unlikely in the near future. (more...)
Morocco and Tunisia qualify for 'Arab-flavoured' football World Cup Morocco and Tunisia qualify for 'Arab-flavoured' football World Cup
- November 13, 2017

Moroccan fans have set up riots in the center of Brussels , Belgium, after Morocco defeated Côte d'Ivoire 2-0 in the qualifying round for the next World Cup in Russia, AFP reported. The Tunisians secured a fifth appearance at the tournament by topping the table with 14 points, one more than the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gabon had seven and bottom-placed Mali five. (more...)