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Honda upgrade to prompt Vandoorne penalty Honda upgrade to prompt Vandoorne penalty
- August 24, 2017

Last season, Alonso took a grid penalty and started from 21st on the grid at Spa-Francorchamps but recovered to finish in seventh place in the race. Vandoorne is using what Honda calls its "Phase 3.6" engine in Belgium, which features a change to the induction design. (more...)
Who can Barcelona get in Champions League group stage draw? Who can Barcelona get in Champions League group stage draw?
- August 24, 2017

The Italians knocked them out of the competition last season after beating them 3-0 in the first-leg of the quarter-finals. The Kazakhstan side gave Celtic a scare on Tuesday, but the Scottish champions got over the line. Tottenham Hotspur have been handed a tough draw as they'll have to face current holders Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund . Neymar's bid to win a first European title for Paris Saint-Germain will open in a group with five-time victor Bayern Munich plus Anderlecht ... (more...)
UEFA Champions League Qualifying Wrap 22 August 2017
- August 24, 2017

However, late goals from Olivier Ntcham and Leigh Griffiths ensured a straightforward progression to the group stages for the away team. Celtic , CSKA Moscow , Qarabag , Sporting Lisbon , APOEL Nicosia, Feyenoord , Maribor , RB Leipzig . (more...)
The Sportsman: Will Mkhitaryan take Premiere League by storm? The Sportsman: Will Mkhitaryan take Premiere League by storm?
- August 24, 2017

His post-match interview was even more intriguing (if that was possible) as he nearly challenged his side to rise up to a scenario they have not faced in these opening two games and may very well do, in the coming weeks and months. With so much strength in the central areas it's not surprising that Mourinho has looked to formations that maximise this. "We are playing happy football because the team is very comfortable on the pitch", he beamed. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic announces Manchester United return with 'greatest tweet' Zlatan Ibrahimovic announces Manchester United return with 'greatest tweet'
- August 24, 2017

Zlatan took to Instagram to reveal his return to the club, "I UNITED it" said the post where the striker can be seen engaged in a hand to hand combat with a devil. " I am back to finish what I started ". The Telegraph are reporting Spurs are preparing a £20m bid for the 23-year-old, despite the fact he is now sidelined for three months after tearing his hamstring in training. (more...)
Man Utd, Liverpool & Tottenham Stars Join Chalobah In 28-Man England Squad Man Utd, Liverpool & Tottenham Stars Join Chalobah In 28-Man England Squad
- August 24, 2017

England are top of Group F with 14 points from six matches, putting it two clear of closest challengers Slovakia. Leicester City's Harry Maguire and Watford's Nathaniel Chalobah have been handed their first global call-ups for England's upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia. (more...)
Hosmer Hits Walk-Off Homer - Royals Top Rockies
- August 24, 2017

Duffy finished six innings, struck out seven, walked three and allowed the two runs on one hit. Holland pitched for Kansas City for the first six years of his Major League Baseball career, winning the World Series and twice being named an All-Star (2013, '14). (more...)
Kaun Banega Crorepati 9: Amitabh Bachchan's Show Has So Many New Elements Kaun Banega Crorepati 9: Amitabh Bachchan's Show Has So Many New Elements
- August 24, 2017

Amitabh Bachchan will send out invites to a list of people, who will also get to talk about the social initiatives they are part of. "And in some way we can put across their message through this game, in some way be of assistance to them by the knowledge they have gained to win this money, and to be able to set-up their lives, and defy norms, to defy social norms which has been pressuired upon them, I think it is a great feeling and that is what makes me keep coming back all the time" ... (more...)
Michael Gray "Why is Rafa Benitez staying at Newcastle United?"
- August 24, 2017

Rafa Benitez is determined to land the player and is to make a fresh approach to try and sign the Montenegro global. Barton admits, however, that Benitez needs some funds on his side to truly strengthen his squad if they want to keep afloat in the Premier League this season to avoid being relegated back to the Championship. (more...)
5 reasons why Arsenal will destroy Liverpool 5 reasons why Arsenal will destroy Liverpool
- August 24, 2017

French media have linked Sanchez with a move to Paris Saint-Germain , while British media have reported that Manchester City are also interested in reuniting the 28-year-old player with their manager Pep Guardiola , whom he played for at Barcelona. (more...)
Nepal PM Deuba requests PM Modi to continue supporting Nepal, expand relations Nepal PM Deuba requests PM Modi to continue supporting Nepal, expand relations
- August 24, 2017

Envoy Upadhyay further informed that the two leaders also discussed the measures to resolve the problems persisting between Nepal and India by maintaining high political will power. "India has played an important part in our development efforts and we request Prime Minister Modi to support us more for development plans and first to build trust and understanding to expand our relations", Deuba said even as he was accorded a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here today. (more...)
Jean Michael Seri left confused over Barcelona move, had rejected Arsenal Jean Michael Seri left confused over Barcelona move, had rejected Arsenal
- August 24, 2017

Multiple reports in Spain on Sunday said that Barca expected to finalise a €40 million deal for the Ivory Coast global in the coming days, but Fournier says he expects Seri to stay at the Allianz Riviera. Barcelona intend to pay the fee over two installments, despite French newspaper L'Equipe suggesting the release clause was only effective until July 15. (more...)
Florida prepares to execute its first inmate in 19 months Florida prepares to execute its first inmate in 19 months
- August 24, 2017

Thursday at Florida State Prison in Starke. According to the Palm Beach Post, the Florida Supreme Court rejected a major appeal by Asay last week. Asay, a white supremacist with swastika tattoos, was convicted by a jury of two racially motivated, premeditated murders in Jacksonville in 1987. (more...)
SC asks BCCI to file draft constitution by September 19 SC asks BCCI to file draft constitution by September 19
- August 24, 2017

The bench, also comprising justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud, asked Chaudhary to personally appear before it on September 19 to explain the issue. In his expansive note, Subraminum outlined the "systematic manner" in which the BCCI office bearers and state associations had "repeatedly" played the obstructionist role in not implementing the reforms. (more...)
Commander Of Navy's 7th Fleet Dismissed After Series Of Ship Mishaps Commander Of Navy's 7th Fleet Dismissed After Series Of Ship Mishaps
- August 24, 2017

Phillip Sawyer (who had already been named), will take over immediately. Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the decision. Five sailors were injured. At sea, the search was focused on an area east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore but is now expanding to a larger area, the Navy said in a statement . (more...)
Tony Romo, Wife Candice Crawford Celebrate Birth of Son Jones Mccoy Tony Romo, Wife Candice Crawford Celebrate Birth of Son Jones Mccoy
- August 24, 2017

Romo announced on Twitter Wednesday that wife Candice gave birth to the family's third son - Jones Mccoy Romo. "Ten fingers and ten toes", Romo posted. "We will be expecting our third little Romo offspring this August", she announced on KTCK 96.7 FM/1310 AM The Ticket . At the time, Romo hadn't decided between sticking with the Cowboys and signing with another team in free agency. (more...)
Champions League participants confirmed as Tottenham placed in Pot 3 Champions League participants confirmed as Tottenham placed in Pot 3
- August 24, 2017

European superpowers of football will be present in Monaco this Thursday as the draw for the Champions League group stage is made at 18:00CET. United's victory in last season's Europa League earned them a place in this season's Champions League , despite Jose Mourinho's men only finishing sixth in the Premier League . (more...)
Man United to begin League Cup defense v Burton in 3rd round Man United to begin League Cup defense v Burton in 3rd round
- August 24, 2017

The remainder of the third-round ties will be played over the week commencing Sept 18. The third round of the League Cup, now known as the Carabao Cup , was drawn at 4:15 a.m. Manchester City, the 2014 winners, will play away at West Brom , while eight-time victor Liverpool travels to Leicester. West Bromwich Albion vs. (more...)
Premier League winners and losers: Water is wet, Arsenal lose at Stoke Premier League winners and losers: Water is wet, Arsenal lose at Stoke
- August 24, 2017

Oliver, who presided over Manchester City's 2-0 win at Brighton on the opening weekend, will be assisted by Simon Bennett and Constantine Hatzidakis, with Craig Pawson on fourth-official duties. Manchester United looks really good, in shape and very confident to win the League. For some supporters - this writer among them - anything short of a league title would constitute a failure. (more...)
Owen Franks ruled out of the second Bledisloe Cup test
- August 24, 2017

World champions New Zealand are coming off an embarrassing rout of Australia but head coach Steve Hansen wants more from the All Blacks . Team: 15-Israel Folau, 14-Dane Haylett-Petty, 13-Tevita Kuridrani, 12-Kurtley Beale, 11-Henry Speight, 10-Bernard Foley, 9-Will Genia, 8-Sean McMahon, 7-Michael Hooper (captain), 6-Ned Hanigan, 5-Adam Coleman, 4-Rob Simmons, 3-Allan Alaalatoa, 2-Stephen Moore, 1-Scott Sio. (more...)
Rooney announces global retirement Rooney announces global retirement
- August 24, 2017

That came against Australia at West Ham in February 2003, when coach Sven-Goran Eriksson handed Rooney his senior England bow, becoming the youngest player to represent his country, and he would soon become the youngest goalscorer en route to Euro 2004. (more...)
Peers like Mavs' Dennis Smith Jr. to win National Basketball Association rookie award Peers like Mavs' Dennis Smith Jr. to win National Basketball Association rookie award
- August 24, 2017

One sportsbook, the William Hill, gave Lonzo Ball the top spot as favorite. Smith made a heck of an impression on his peers at the Las Vegas Summer League, where he averaged 17.3 points and 4.2 assists in six games. While Tatum did not finish in the top three for any of the other categories, he did receive votes for most likely to win Rookie of the Year, biggest steal at where he was selected in the draft, and best playmaker. (more...)
Yankees reinstate Masahiro Tanaka from 10-day DL Yankees reinstate Masahiro Tanaka from 10-day DL
- August 24, 2017

Sanchez's first-inning homers the last two nights have led the Yankees putting up 23 runs and 30 hits in winning two straight from a Tigers club that looks like its mailing it in for the season in all ways. Sanchez, who finished with two hits and three RBIs, gave the Yankees a 1-0 lead in the first with his 26th homer of the year. Judge, who showed signs of breaking out of his second half slump by reaching base four times Tuesday, ripped an RBI double to right-center. (more...)
Mitchell Trubisky Takes First Team Reps, John Fox Says Mitchell Trubisky Takes First Team Reps, John Fox Says
- August 24, 2017

Fox also said, according to ESPN's Jeff Dickerson , that there are no plans to reshuffle the depth chart, with Mike Glennon still considered the starter. I'm just going to go out and try to make my teammates better". The veteran starter is feeling the pressure from the number two overall pick, and it's a feeling that is all too familiar to the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers third-round pick. (more...)
Barcelona set to sue Neymar over a breach of contract Barcelona set to sue Neymar over a breach of contract
- August 24, 2017

Basically, the transfer had nothing to do with the club from Paris. It also wants an additional 10 per cent interest. "The club demands the player return the already paid sum as he has not completed his contract", the club said in a statement . (more...)
Swansea sign Sam Clucas from Hull for club record £16.5m Swansea sign Sam Clucas from Hull for club record £16.5m
- August 24, 2017

The deal is Swansea's first signing since selling star attacking midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson for a reported $A72.8 million to Everton .it brought in Roque Mesa and Erwin Mulder earlier in the transfer window, as well as Tammy Abraham on loan. (more...)
Red Sox trade for outfielder Rajai Davis from the Oakland Athletics Red Sox trade for outfielder Rajai Davis from the Oakland Athletics
- August 24, 2017

The Red Sox placed outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr . on the 10-day disabled list prior to Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians with a thumb injury, per MLB .com's Ian Browne . He came up big for the Cleveland Indians in game seven of the World Series previous year, and does fill a number of needs for the Red Sox, including speed on the basepaths. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor will be for the 'money belt' Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor will be for the 'money belt'
- August 24, 2017

One estimate says the sportsbooks in Vegas would lose $48 million collectively if Mayweather loses . The two men meet in a 12-round contest under boxing rules on Saturday that is tipped to become the richest fight in history. "I'm ready for a insane fight, I do not believe he can give that". Members of both camps, from UFC president Dana White to Mayweather himself , have said McGregor can win. (more...)
Tottenham confirm Sanchez signing as their summer spending heats up Tottenham confirm Sanchez signing as their summer spending heats up
- August 24, 2017

He will wear the No6 shirt for Tottenham . He is likely to be battling with Michel Vorm to be the back-up goalkeeper to captain Hugo Lloris. The 25-year-old, who started his career at Valencia before moving to England with Gillingham in July 2011, said: "This is an incredible club and the facilities are unbelievable". (more...)
Usain Bolt goes from sprinter to worldwide restaurateur in record time Usain Bolt goes from sprinter to worldwide restaurateur in record time
- August 24, 2017

The sprint legend and pals drank five bottles of Dom Perigean Champagne, according to the Mirror . Bolt's big night took place at DSTRKT nightclub in London last week - at a similar time to the Sun exclusively revealing how he downed booze and danced with girls at an all-night back garden BBQ . (more...)

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