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Hartley favourite for Toro Rosso US GP drive
- October 12, 2017

It was initially believed that Honda preferred to see the French driver defend his chances of clinching the Super Formula crown, but the manufacturer later considered the US GP to be its priority. He is part of a trio including fellow Kiwi Earl Bamber and German Timo Bernhard that leads the World Endurance Championship but will be looking for another drive next year after Porsche's decision to withdraw at the season's end. (more...)
Tottenham to play in front of 76000-plus versus Bournemouth at Wembley Tottenham to play in front of 76000-plus versus Bournemouth at Wembley
- October 12, 2017

Tottenham have been keeping supporters up to date by sharing regular updates on the new White Hart Lane, which will become the north Londoners home from the beginning of next season. The club's official Twitter account posted fresh photos showcasing the progress made on their new 61,559-capacity ground, with the single-tier South Stand beginning to take shape. (more...)
N'Golo Kante trained as an accountant before becoming professional footballer N'Golo Kante trained as an accountant before becoming professional footballer
- October 12, 2017

PSG believe it would be an expensive deal for the club, with Kante now worth more than what Chelsea paid when they bought him from Leicester City. Kante has been a revelation since moving to the Premier League, winning the title for Leicester and Chelsea in both of his full seasons in England. (more...)
'The most Catholic county in Ireland' has been revealed 'The most Catholic county in Ireland' has been revealed
- October 12, 2017

There are 730 Irish Travellers living in Longford town, the second highest number among towns of a population of 1,500 or more persons. Navan, Mullingar, Dundalk and Ballinasloe all had 500 or more Irish Travellers in 2016. Catholicism remains the predominant religion, accounting for 82.5% (69,877) of Laois's population in April 2016. In the past five years, the number of people with no religion nearly doubled. (more...)
Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael Dos Anjos To Headline UFC Winnipeg Event
- October 12, 2017

Lawler (28-11) is a former welterweight champion. Lawler, who now owns a lifetime professional mixed martial arts record of 28-11 (9-2 UFC ), will be heading into his second bout since losing the welterweight title to Tyron Woodley in July 2016. (more...)
Watkins frustrated with role Watkins frustrated with role
- October 12, 2017

Each week, it could change. "They had certain coverage that kind of took me out of the game, and that's part of the game". Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . But they needed an outside vertical threat for a pass-catching unit devoid of players who can consistently beat defenses over the top. "I just want to be a part and make plays". (more...)
Leeds United interested in Huddersfield Town man, possible January move Leeds United interested in Huddersfield Town man, possible January move
- October 12, 2017

The left-back has found himself on the fringes of David Wagner's side at the John Smith's Stadium this season, which has opened up the possibility of a move away from the Premier League outfit. A few weaknesses have come to light concerning Leeds this last few weeks and their fans will be hoping the worldwide break has seen them address that. (more...)
West Ham midfielder speaks about his struggles and the importance of patience West Ham midfielder speaks about his struggles and the importance of patience
- October 12, 2017

West Ham fans are now anxious that Oxford may see his path to the first-team blocked by new additions. Sakho will get his first chance as West Ham United welcome Steve Mounie's Huddersfield to the London Stadium in search of their first English Premier League win on Monday night. (more...)
N'Golo Kante and Alvaro Morata unlikely to feature against Crystal Palace N'Golo Kante and Alvaro Morata unlikely to feature against Crystal Palace
- October 12, 2017

The health of Kante and Alvaro Morata is sure to be on the agenda at Friday's pre-match media conference. Antonio Conte, the Chelsea manager, could be without two key players - N'Golo Kante and Alvaro Morata - for Saturday's league game against Crystal Palace . (more...)
Ex-FIFA executive and PSG president investigated in bribery case Ex-FIFA executive and PSG president investigated in bribery case
- October 12, 2017

In March a year ago, the OAG said Valcke was suspected of criminal mismanagement and other offences. The proceeding in the Swiss authorities' broader Federation Internationale de Football Association investigation is against " Jerome Valcke , the chief executive officer of the BeIN Media Group LLC Nasser Al Khelaifi and a businessman in the sports rights sector", Swiss federal prosecutors said. (more...)
Kyrie Irving says Boston is 'a real, live sports city' Kyrie Irving says Boston is 'a real, live sports city'
- October 12, 2017

Celtics' Kyrie Irving happy to be in Boston: "It's exciting to be back on the East Coast", Irving said. I was talking to my best friend the other day: It's a really major city. The Boston Celtics ran the tables in the preseason which they capped off with a 108-100 win over the Charlotte Hornets to finish with a 4-0 preseason record. (more...)
Tianjin Open: Maria Sharapova tames Magda Linette, enters quarter-finals Tianjin Open: Maria Sharapova tames Magda Linette, enters quarter-finals
- October 12, 2017

Sharapova saved five break points early in the first set, breaking Linette's serve in the 12th game to claim the opener, and then recovered from going an early break down in the second to win in 98 minutes. The WTA Tianjin Open tennis tournament in China puts $426,750 in prize money up for grabs and the organizers of the tennis competition in China, held between October 9 and 15, granted Sharapova a wildcard to enter the tournament. (more...)
Exclusive reports which Premier League live TV games on Christmas Eve Exclusive reports which Premier League live TV games on Christmas Eve
- October 12, 2017

Arsenal are still likely to face Liverpool on Christmas Eve, but with the compromise of a lunchtime kick-off. Under the current broadcasting arrangements, Sky can not move its pick to 23 December at 17.30 GMT, as that spot on Saturday afternoon is one of the reserved slots for BT Sport. (more...)
Ditka backpedals on oppression remarks Ditka backpedals on oppression remarks
- October 12, 2017

There has been no oppression in the last 100 years that I know of ". "I have absolutely seen oppression in society in the last 100 years", the Hall of Fame tight end and Super Bowl-winning coach said in statement to WGN-TV in Chicago. If you had to go somewhere else to try to play the sport, you wouldn't have a job. If you don't respect this flag and this country, then you don't know what this is all about. (more...)
Ireland likely to face Pakistan in first-ever Test Ireland likely to face Pakistan in first-ever Test
- October 12, 2017

Cricket Ireland are hoping to persuade Pakistan to be its first opponents in the longest format of the game at Malahide next year. "It has been our wish to make our Test debut in front of our own fans within 12 months of becoming a Test nation, and against a big team, so I'm delighted". (more...)
III Player Cut For Kneeling During Anthem III Player Cut For Kneeling During Anthem
- October 12, 2017

Durante said he was protesting social injustice and racism, according to NBC10. They in turn followed the example set by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who began kneeling during the 2016 preseason to protest police brutality. (more...)
Juan Mata rejects stunning China transfer with new contract in the works Juan Mata rejects stunning China transfer with new contract in the works
- October 12, 2017

But the Mirror claim Mata has no interest in leaving Old Trafford at this stage in his career. And the Daily Mirror say the Spain worldwide is set to have his contact renewed as a reward for his impressive displays for Manchester United . (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic trains at Carrington ahead of Liverpool clash Zlatan Ibrahimovic trains at Carrington ahead of Liverpool clash
- October 12, 2017

The Swedish striker made his return to training yesterday as he continues his recovery from an anterior cruciate ligament injury suffered in April. It had originally been expected that Ibrahimovic would return to action in the new year, with January/February marked as a realistic timetable. (more...)
Olivier Giroud sends message to Arsenal fans about summer transfer
- October 12, 2017

Giroud has developed into an excellent impact substitute but with a place up for grabs in the France squad for next summer's World Cup regular first-team football is imperative for the 30-year-old. On Monday, Giroud said he felt he made the "best choice" to not leave Arsenal . It's a transfer which does have some merit. "I had the opportunity to leave [Arsenal]", he told French TV station Canal Plus . (more...)
'Taylor Twellman is going bonkers 'Taylor Twellman is going bonkers
- October 12, 2017

His full rant after the match is quite honest and revealing. There is plenty of blame to go around, including to a phantom goal that helped Panama jump the Americans in the standings , but the brunt of it should and will be placed on the players and coaches who underperformed for the better part of a year of CONCACAF qualifying play. (more...)
Del Potro dumps Zverev out of Shanghai ATP Del Potro dumps Zverev out of Shanghai ATP
- October 12, 2017

Zverev was going after his sixth title of an outstanding season and was comfortable in the first set against Del Potro , the 2009 US Open champion and 16th seed. Sixth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov also advanced, but had to save three match points before beating Ryan Harrison 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6). "Those are the matches I really want to win", Dimitrov said. (more...)
LeBron James scores 17 in new-look Cavs' preseason loss to Bulls LeBron James scores 17 in new-look Cavs' preseason loss to Bulls
- October 12, 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James' sprained ankle could keep him out of the regular-season opener on October 17 against the Boston Celtics . The 32-year-old James has never missed an opener in 14 seasons, and this one has some special sizzle. In essence, James' knew his ankle was sore, he wanted to see how it would feel if he played and wanted to get a game in with his new teammates with the chance to rest for almost a week before the season starts. (more...)
Paul Merson: 'Harry Redknapp tactically more astute than Arsene Wenger' Paul Merson: 'Harry Redknapp tactically more astute than Arsene Wenger'
- October 12, 2017

Merson surprisingly opted to leave the club after Wenger completed his first season as coach, despite being offered a two-year extension, and left to join relegated Middlesbrough, becoming the record signing for any non-Premier League side in England at the time. (more...)
Getting Lionel Messi To Manchester City Will Be 'Complicated' - Sergio Aguero Getting Lionel Messi To Manchester City Will Be 'Complicated' - Sergio Aguero
- October 12, 2017

The 30-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season. The 29-year-old was widely expected to not feature for City throughout October due to the injury, but the striker hinted he could be in contention for his side's match against Stoke on Saturday. (more...)
Eric Reid: CEO Jed York won't force 49ers to stand during anthem Eric Reid: CEO Jed York won't force 49ers to stand during anthem
- October 12, 2017

In the latest twist involving the National Football League and players who are protesting social injustice by kneeling during the anthem, Commissioner Roger Goodell issued a memo to 32 teams Tuesday in which he encouraged players to stand. (more...)
Australia-Solar-Race,2nd Ld-Writethru, AS
- October 12, 2017

Students from Delft University has won the World Solar Challenge in Australia for the seventh time after their solar-powered auto crossed the finishing line in the early hours of Thursday morning, Dutch time. "It's such a weird feeling because we've doing this thing for one-and-a-half years, and all of a sudden it's ending", Nuon Solar Team member Sarah Bennink Bolt said. (more...)
CIMB Classic: five sleeper picks CIMB Classic: five sleeper picks
- October 12, 2017

A three-stroke win to defend his championship underlined his pedigree, however, and was the springboard for a stellar campaign featuring five wins, a maiden major title and last month's FedExCup triumph. Matsuyama finished runner-up at the event in Malaysia a year ago, losing out to American Justin Thomas by three strokes, and he is fancied to challenge for victory once again. (more...)
Radamel Falcao Denies Colombia 'Pact' with Peru in World Cup Qualifier Radamel Falcao Denies Colombia 'Pact' with Peru in World Cup Qualifier
- October 12, 2017

Falcao admitted after the game that such conversations had gone on on the field. At the half, the game remained 0-0 and stayed that way until the 56th minute , where Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez struck a precise shot past goalkeeper Pedro Calesse at the near post. (more...)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Overstock.com, Inc. (OSTK)
- October 12, 2017

Institutional investors now hold around $341 million or 44.8% in OSTK stock. Equity Research firms now have a positive stance on shares of Gee Group Inc. The President, Medici disposed these shares by way of transaction on Sep. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink . (more...)
Wall Street Analysts See 1.2% Upside for Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW)
- October 12, 2017

Understanding Profitability at Genworth Financial, Inc . Genworth Financial Inc has a 1-year low of $3.12 and a 1-year high of $5.27. 2,399,982 shares of the company traded hands. Its up 0.20, from 0.95 in 2017Q1. An issue of Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE: GNW ) bonds rose 1.5% against their face value during trading on Wednesday. (more...)

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