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Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu win gold in air pistol mixed team event Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu win gold in air pistol mixed team event
- October 24, 2017

Karni Singh Shooting Range, as they clinched gold in the 10m mixed team air pistol event. They were followed by the French (766) and Chinese (764) in the qualification round as well. When the race for title began, India had an edge over France. In the last six shots, which decided the victor, Heena and Rai remained focused to win first gold of the day. (more...)
Torch Lit for PyeongChang Winter Olympics in Greece Torch Lit for PyeongChang Winter Olympics in Greece
- October 24, 2017

The PyeongChang Winter Games will take place from February ninth to the 25th next year in the South Korean county. "The Olympic Games are sacred and universal", Bach said. Following a dance performance on the slope of Panathinaiko Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games were staged in 1896, the High Priestess handed the flame to the first torchbearer, Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis, to start the torch relay. (more...)
David Unsworth eyes Everton job after Ronald Koeman sacking David Unsworth eyes Everton job after Ronald Koeman sacking
- October 24, 2017

Everton have announced that David Unsworth will take temporary charge of the first-team beginning with Wednesday's EFL Cup tie at Chelsea following Ronald Koeman's sacking . Pellegrini is now manager of Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune and the sheer scale of his contract could be the stumbling block in any move to appoint the former Manchester City boss. (more...)
'Barca, Madrid will want Merino...' 'Barca, Madrid will want Merino...'
- October 24, 2017

But according to The Express should a deal to acquire Newcastle be completed then a transfer kitty of half a billion pounds will be offered to Benitez. And Newcastle may come to value that investment in Merino's talent, with Elliot predicting both Barcelona and Real Madrid could soon be prowling around the player. (more...)
Caroline Wozniacki thrashes Elina Svitolina in WTA Finals Caroline Wozniacki thrashes Elina Svitolina in WTA Finals
- October 24, 2017

However, Halep quickly grew in confidence and she gained a decisive break in the ninth game of the match, thanks in part to two costly double faults from the French player, and secured the opening set with a precise backhand victor. Svitolina, who lead 3-0 in the head to head prior to the meeting, started well matching the Dane but lost 10 games on the spin as Wozniacki gained control with the first break of serve coming in the sixth game of the match. (more...)
Amir Khan: Floyd Mayweather doesn't have the power, I'll cause him problems Amir Khan: Floyd Mayweather doesn't have the power, I'll cause him problems
- October 24, 2017

The 30-year-old former WBA and IBF Super Lightweight champion hopes to return to the ring before the end of the year having been out of action since his heavy defeat to Canelo Alvarez , at middleweight, last May. I was winning on cards. Another long time fight that has avoided Khan however is one against rival and fellow countryman Kell Brook. He had power and caught me with a huge right. (more...)
Lauda labels Verstappen penalty as 'worst I've ever seen' Lauda labels Verstappen penalty as 'worst I've ever seen'
- October 24, 2017

And now we get this decision . "It's one idiot steward up there who always makes decisions against me. I ran wide on a track with no limits that everyone is running wide on all weekend, why do I get punished?" "I really hope the fans didn't like this decision and hopefully next year they won't come". (more...)
Garth Crooks suggests Carlo Ancelotti for Liverpool Garth Crooks suggests Carlo Ancelotti for Liverpool
- October 24, 2017

The Reds put on one of their worst defensive performances under Jurgen Klopp as they were outclassed 4-1 by Tottenham at Wembley on 22 October, with centre-back Dejan Lovren badly at fault for the first two goals conceded by the visitors. (more...)
Man United legend keen on Everton and Leicester jobs Man United legend keen on Everton and Leicester jobs
- October 24, 2017

One man interested in talking to both Everton and Leicester , Sky Sports News understands, is former Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini. City are unbeaten this campaign, having won eight and drawn one of their opening Premier League clashes. Giggs was linked to two jobs last season, Swansea City and Southampton, but neither came to fruition. (more...)
Atletico Madrid matchwinner Kevin Gameiro: I'm not worried about Diego Costa Atletico Madrid matchwinner Kevin Gameiro: I'm not worried about Diego Costa
- October 24, 2017

However, that miserable streak was brought to a close against Celta as Gameiro found the net 28 minutes into his league return, having replaced Angel Correa in the line-up after missing the start of the campaign with a groin injury. "And the attitude; the players always want to play, to be on the pitch". "We hope that this will free us in the face of what is coming", he said. (more...)
Salman Khan going to be busy with Bharat after Tiger Zinda Hai Salman Khan going to be busy with Bharat after Tiger Zinda Hai
- October 24, 2017

Continuing the tradition of releasing his films on the festive occasion of Eid, Salman Khan has once again blocked the auspicious date for his 2019 release. "Ali is a friend, I love his work and eventually it's all about connecting with the source". But before taking the step, he thought of having a discussion with his father-in-law, the popular writer Salim Khan, who too supported him in his decision. (more...)
Mikel Merino's late victor against Crystal Palace lifts Newcastle United Mikel Merino's late victor against Crystal Palace lifts Newcastle United
- October 24, 2017

Crystal Palace got their first league win this season when they beat champions Chelsea last weekend. What they saw on a grey Tyneside afternoon, however, was far more prosaic as Newcastle laboured in the quest for creativity and the Eagles were unable to rediscover the incision which served them so well against the men from Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Nationals To Interview Cubs Bench Coach Dave Martinez For Managerial Job
- October 24, 2017

An announcement, though, likely will have to wait until after the World Series is completed, with Major League Baseball asking clubs not to make significant news during its premier event. Cora's taking of the Boston Red Sox job squashed those hopes. Martinez, Long and Cora all have no previous managerial experience. Baker signed a two-year deal and won consecutive National League East Division titles, but lost in Game 5 of the National League Division Series both seasons - this year ... (more...)
Karim Benzema hailed as Europe's best No.9 by Real Madrid teammates Karim Benzema hailed as Europe's best No.9 by Real Madrid teammates
- October 24, 2017

Defending In Numbers is a new Deezer Originals football podcast, created by Squawka. Benzema started as a substitute for Madrid's match against Eibar on Sunday but came off the bench to assist Marcelo in a 3-0 victory. Though Kane has revealed he would love to be a 'one-club man' and finish his career at Spurs, a glance at the past will not boost fan confidence: Real Madrid poached Luka Modric from Spurs in 2012 and Gareth Bale in 2013. (more...)
Dallas Seavey named as musher whose dogs failed drug tests Dallas Seavey named as musher whose dogs failed drug tests
- October 24, 2017

On social media, Seavey wrote that he has withdrawn from the 2018 Iditarod race, and in a video posted online denied intentionally doping his team. The new rule "now holds a musher strictly liable for any positive test". "I think that's what a lot of mushers are concerned about", said President of the Iditarod Official Finishers Club Wade Marrs. (more...)
Arsenal v Norwich City Arsenal v Norwich City
- October 24, 2017

Shkodran Mustafi (hamstring), Calum Chambers (hip), Santi Cazorla (ankle), Danny Welbeck and David Ospina (both groin) miss out. Arsenal looked to be in for another tough away day when Wayne Rooney opened the scoring with a fine effort in the opening stages of the Premer League showdown. (more...)
Chargers send Broncos to 1st shutout loss in 25 years, 21-0
- October 24, 2017

For the first time in almost 24 years, the Denver Broncos were shut out - 21-0 - to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Cornerback Chris Harris Jr . "We don't want to be overconfident". "Offensively, our formula is to run the football, play-action pass and keep us in manageable third downs", Joseph said. (more...)
76ers rookie Ben Simmons achieves rare feat in defeat to Raptors 76ers rookie Ben Simmons achieves rare feat in defeat to Raptors
- October 24, 2017

Embiid wasn't alone with a stellar performance. Philadelphia 76ers' 21-year-old Ben Simmons has began his National Basketball Association career to critical acclaim after his third straight double-double and a near triple-double in his most recent game. (more...)
Mourinho to pick Tuanzebe over Lindelof after Huddersfield shocker Mourinho to pick Tuanzebe over Lindelof after Huddersfield shocker
- October 24, 2017

United do not have time to think about the result at the John Smith's Stadium, however, as they face Swansea on Tuesday, before welcoming third-placed Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. "They build up the game quite slow, they like to get it out wide and we felt that if we could win the ball back and try to exploit the space in behind - the space the fullbacks leave because they go so high - then we were able to do that". (more...)
Driver who injured Patriots' Harvey Langi facing drug and alcohol charges Driver who injured Patriots' Harvey Langi facing drug and alcohol charges
- October 24, 2017

Just over a week after being involved in a serious auto crash, Patriots rookie outside linebacker Harvey Langi and his wife Cassidy are back home. Police found three different prescription drugs in Conroy's auto after the crash-a pain killer, anti-psychotic and muscle relaxant. (more...)
Jamie Carragher Has A Brilliant Suggestion For Everton's Next Manager Jamie Carragher Has A Brilliant Suggestion For Everton's Next Manager
- October 24, 2017

Their failure to adequately replace Romelu Lukaku has proved particularly costly, and Koeman departs just 16 months after joining the club from Southampton. In the end Hull were relegated out of the Premier League, but Silva left the club with his reputation significantly enhanced after what was a valiant and commendable effort under hard circumstances. (more...)
Eagles Left Tackle Jason Peters Carted Off With Knee Injury Eagles Left Tackle Jason Peters Carted Off With Knee Injury
- October 24, 2017

As medical staff treated Peters on the field, almost the entire Philadelphia team ran out to surround the 14th-year veteran, and the crowd at Lincoln Financial Field chanted, "Let's go Peters", as the cart drove him into the locker room. At 35-years old, it's worth wondering if this is the last time we'll see Peters in an Eagles uniform (should the injury keep him out for the remainder of the season). (more...)
Jamie Redknapp: Liverpool FC problem will be driving Philippe Coutinho insane Jamie Redknapp: Liverpool FC problem will be driving Philippe Coutinho insane
- October 24, 2017

But Liverpool is now prepared to sell the 25-year-old to the La Liga leader when the transfer window reopens at the beginning of the new year, according to Mundo Deportivo . "In both cases it would not make sense - no, there is no agreement, yes, there is an agreement". He has played a crucial part in Tottenham's improvement under manager Mauricio Pochettino and will remain key to the side as they go in search of their first major silverware since 2008's League Cup triumph. (more...)
Arizona State to honor military, Pat Tillman with uniforms Arizona State to honor military, Pat Tillman with uniforms
- October 24, 2017

The jerseys will be for sale with a portion of the proceeds going towards the Pat Tillman Foundation, which "invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships-building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others", the website said. (more...)
Jones, Couture help Sharks defeat Rangers Jones, Couture help Sharks defeat Rangers
- October 24, 2017

Center Logan Couture scored his sixth goal in the past four games and team-leading seventh. With 37.1 seconds to go, Sharks defenseman Joonas Donskoi dealt a demoralizing blow to the pressing Rangers when he came down the left wing and snapped a wrister over the shoulder of Lundqvist to make it 3-0 heading into the third. (more...)
India skipper Virat Kohli seeks December break from cricket citing personal reasons India skipper Virat Kohli seeks December break from cricket citing personal reasons
- October 24, 2017

Meanwhile, the Indian pacer Ashish Nehra will play only for the first T20 match of the series and Shreyas Iyer and Mohammed Siraj will make their global debut in the 3 match T20 series against New Zealand. No wonder then that during the 14-minute media interaction following the announcements of multiple squads for the forthcoming assignments, Prasad stressed that he and his two colleagues, Devang Gandhi and Sarandeep Singh, are not influenced by the team management. (more...)
Chiefs' Marcus Peters To Testify For Raiders' Lynch During Suspension Appeal Chiefs' Marcus Peters To Testify For Raiders' Lynch During Suspension Appeal
- October 24, 2017

National Football League appeals officer James Thrash heard Marshawn Lynch's appeal Monday for his one-game suspension for physical contact with an official, according to sources. "Marshawn was just trying to get his cousin and make sure his cousin was safe, because Marshawn saw three big O-linemen going after his cousin, and Marshawn knows how we get down as offensive linemen", Penn told ESPN on Friday . (more...)
Vikings safety Sendejo suspended 1 game for hit on Wallace Vikings safety Sendejo suspended 1 game for hit on Wallace
- October 24, 2017

Under the terms of the suspension, the safety will eligible to return to the active roster on Monday , Oct. 30, one day after Minnesota plays Cleveland in London. Xavier was trying to pull the ball out, which he ended up doing. "[Wallace] went down a little bit, but in my opinion he was a runner". Sendejo is appealing the suspension, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. (more...)
Keys to Victory: Chicago Bears face the Carolina Panthers Keys to Victory: Chicago Bears face the Carolina Panthers
- October 24, 2017

That changed this week when Jourdan Rodrigue quietly returned to work at the Panthers' facility on behalf of the Observer, according to Carolina Blitz. "It's the old saying, 'Everybody has a plan until you get hit in the mouth.' Well, we got hit in the mouth yesterday - whether it was by our own doing or by them. (more...)
Sebastian Giovinco drinks beer, scores world-class goal
- October 24, 2017

This is due to Giovinco's reaction following an Atlanta fan's stupidity to try and hit Jozy Altidore with a missile after the bulldozer of a striker initially leveled things up to make it 1-1 with a tidy finish. One of the 71,874 Atlanta fans inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium - an all-time MLS single-game attendance record - chose to vent his frustration by lobbing a beer at the U.S. (more...)