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Mary Kom becomes first Indian to win boxing gold at Commonwealth Games Mary Kom becomes first Indian to win boxing gold at Commonwealth Games
- April 15, 2018

It is now third straight time that Indian women's hockey team will return empty-handed from the Games as the last time it stood on podium was in 2006 when it won a silver. "Best ever medal haul, how can I be not be happy, I am very happy. It was hard luck for India", she said. Amit Panghal: Another boxer Amit had to settle for silver after losing 3-1 to England's Gafal Yafai in the 46-49kg category . (more...)
Mary Kom, Gaurav Solanki, Vinesh Phogat claim Gold; boxers shine too Mary Kom, Gaurav Solanki, Vinesh Phogat claim Gold; boxers shine too
- April 15, 2018

Kom, 35, is a former five-time world amateur champion who won a bronze medal in the 51-kilogram division at the London Olympics in 2012, but failed to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016. In the men's competition, Solanki provided the golden touch, pulling it off 4-1 over Northern Ireland's Brendan Irvine. Despite winning the first two games easily, Harmeet and Sanil faced a stiff challenge in the third game however, the Indians once again overcame their opponents to extend ... (more...)
DeChambeau surges to halfway lead at Hilton Head DeChambeau surges to halfway lead at Hilton Head
- April 15, 2018

Victor of last year's John Deere Classic, DeChambeau - who finished runner-up to Rory McIlroy at the Arnold Palmer Invitational - is ahead of Kim Si-woo and Ian Poulter. 'I can free myself up in my mind. DeChambeau, 24, jump-started his round with an eagle on the opening par 5 and took over the lead with birdies on the 13th, 15th, 16th and 17th holes. (more...)
University of Oklahoma officials remain mum on David Boren's condition University of Oklahoma officials remain mum on David Boren's condition
- April 15, 2018

Paramedics soon arrived and removed Boren with a stretcher. Boren reportedly had trouble making it back to his seat after speaking at the dedication and was quickly attended to by paramedics. Let's all say a little prayer. Boren, who is retiring at the end of the academic year, recently had what Castiglione termed as "another event". Jim Gallogly, who was in attendance, will become the new president. (more...)
Nunez, Rodriguez lift Red Sox over Orioles
- April 15, 2018

Over on the Sox' side, they're going with RHP Hector Velazquez on Saturday. The fourth-year right-hander is off to an outstanding start to the year, allowing only three runs in 20 innings, resulting in a 1.35 ERA and a 0.95 WHIP to go with an 0-1 record. (more...)
JB Shuck helps Miami Marlins ends losing streak in franchise debut JB Shuck helps Miami Marlins ends losing streak in franchise debut
- April 15, 2018

Miami has had a couple of record-low crowds at Marlins Park this week. Pitching Probables: Taking the hill for the Pirates will be Jameson Taillon and he will be opposed by Trevor Richards . The team is now in a lawsuit with Miami and Miami-Dade County to recover part of the profits from the $1.2 billion sale of the team last fall by former owner Jeffrey Loria . (more...)
Crystal Palace 3-2 Brighton: Eagles win thriller Crystal Palace 3-2 Brighton: Eagles win thriller
- April 15, 2018

Southampton slipped deeper into relegation trouble as Crystal Palace and Huddersfield won to move away from the bottom three in the Premier League. This game saw five first-half goals, the most in any Premier League game this season. Since keeping two clean sheets in December, Everton have conceded in their past seven Premier League games on the road. (more...)
Barcelona too dependent on Lionel Messi, says former president Barcelona too dependent on Lionel Messi, says former president
- April 15, 2018

Umtiti and Gerard Pique struggled to contain an inspired Edin Dzeko in the Champions League clash in the Italian capital. " Chelsea takes the safety of our fans, both at home and away, extremely seriously, and this not what we expect when attending events organised by UEFA or its member clubs". (more...)
City recovers from setbacks to beat Spurs, on brink of title City recovers from setbacks to beat Spurs, on brink of title
- April 15, 2018

First-half goals from Gabriel Jesus and Ilkay Gundogan and a Raheem Sterling effort after the break did the damage, meaning City will clinch a third Premier League crown if Manchester United fail to beat West Brom on Sunday. "They deserve to be at the top". Midway through this season, there were talks of City winning the quadraple, but are now guaranteed to win only one title this season. (more...)
Warriors vs. Spurs 2018 Playoffs Warriors vs. Spurs 2018 Playoffs
- April 15, 2018

Injury is the most discussed topic heading into this rematch of last year's Western Conference Championship series. Both of these teams are great at blocking the ball. For the Warriors, that load falls onto Kevin Durant , easily the number one scoring option. Despite Houston's success this season, Golden State is still the team to beat. (more...)
Bayern draw Real Madrid as Liverpool face Roma test in UCL semis Bayern draw Real Madrid as Liverpool face Roma test in UCL semis
- April 15, 2018

Sergio Ramos will be available for Real Madrid's Champions League semifinal against Bayern Munich later this month after UEFA decided against punishing the defender following his side's dramatic aggregate victory over Juventus on Wednesday, according to reports in Spain. (more...)
US, allies attacking Syria to stop chemical weapon US, allies attacking Syria to stop chemical weapon
- April 14, 2018

The early-morning strikes aimed to punish the regime of Bashar al-Assad for a suspected chemical-weapons attack that killed dozens of people in the city of Douma a week earlier. "But I believe it should also be a message to others that the worldwide community is not going to stand by and allow chemical weapons to be used with impunity". (more...)
Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah speak out on Golden Boot race Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah speak out on Golden Boot race
- April 14, 2018

And it's the latter who's leading the charts with 29 goals to his name. The goal also saw the Egypt worldwide reach the 40-goal mark across all competitions; a feat that he achieved in just 45 games. "As long as it is mathematically possible we will believe we can reach the top four", said Giroud as Chelsea closed to within seven points of Spurs in fourth. (more...)
Indians in boxing finals, Naman settles for bronze Indians in boxing finals, Naman settles for bronze
- April 14, 2018

Nicolson was born a year after the tragedy and inherited the fighting genes which run through the family. But she still feels Jamie's presence when she fights. The only Kenyan boxing medal victor at this year's Commonwealth Games, Christine Ongare says if more fights are arranged for Kenyan female boxers, they would be able to prepare well for such a major championship. (more...)
Canada, NZ too strong for Bok Women Sevens Canada, NZ too strong for Bok Women Sevens
- April 14, 2018

Australia will play Canada, runners-up in pool A, in the semi-finals. The women's bronze-medal match is tonight at 8:55 p.m. PDT and the gold-medal final at 9:42 p.m. England and Wales meet in their final pool game at 09:59 BST on Saturday, while the men's competition also gets under way with England, Wales and Scotland all in action. (more...)
Cardinals Win Second Straight over Reds, Back to .500 Mark Cardinals Win Second Straight over Reds, Back to .500 Mark
- April 14, 2018

He has gotten off to a 2-0 start on the mound for the Redbirds. DeJong snapped a 4-4 tie in the sixth with a 464-foot homer off Austin Brice (0-2). Michael Wacha picked up the win going five innings while allowing four runs, five hits, striking out five, and walking three. (more...)
Michigan's Moritz Wagner Declares for 2018 NBA Draft Michigan's Moritz Wagner Declares for 2018 NBA Draft
- April 14, 2018

Wagner, a 6-10 junior from Berlin, led MI to the Final Four, where the Wolverines lost 79-62 to Villanova in the championship game. Wagner made the announcement in a Player's Tribune article. "This wasn't an easy decision for me", the junior said in the essay. But I'm telling you guys - the idea of leaving MI, of leaving this community, is really tough. (more...)
No problem with Wayne Rooney, insists Allardyce No problem with Wayne Rooney, insists Allardyce
- April 14, 2018

Rooney reacted angrily to being substituted in last weekend's stalemate with Liverpool which saw Allardyce advise the forward to curb his public frustrations . Rooney was not the only Everton player to struggle, with winger Bolasie's substitution shortly afterwards greeted by cheers. The 28-year old DR Congo global ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in December of 2016, which sidelined him for a year. (more...)
Manny Pacquiao, longtime boxing trainer Freddie Roach part ways after 16 years Manny Pacquiao, longtime boxing trainer Freddie Roach part ways after 16 years
- April 14, 2018

Roach issued a bittersweet statement heralding the end of one of the most durable partnerships in a notoriously fickle sport. The event marks the 39-year-old's first card as a promoter and the eight-division champion will embark upon a media tour of Malaysia and the Philippines next week. (more...)
Barca set new La Liga record after 39 games unbeaten Barca set new La Liga record after 39 games unbeaten
- April 14, 2018

Club-record signing Coutinho then delivered an outswinging corner from which Samuel Umtiti headed in Barca's second in the 51st minute, shortly after Gerard Pique had saved Umtiti's blushes by clearing a shot from Valencia forward Santi Mina off the line following a slip by the France defender. (more...)
Burnley 2-1 Leicester: Early goal flurry sees Clarets nine points clear Burnley 2-1 Leicester: Early goal flurry sees Clarets nine points clear
- April 14, 2018

Jamie Vardy scored for the eighth place Foxes, now nine points back of the Clarets. However, several chances were unconverted as Burnley held on to record their fifth straight win in a century. The recent England call-up did spring into action shortly after the hour, however, getting down smartly to his right to deny Vardy with a save that will have impressed watching national boss Gareth Southgate. (more...)
Real face Bayern test
- April 14, 2018

The Reds were pitted against the Italian team in Friday afternoon's draw, with the first leg due to be played at Anfield on Tuesday April 24 and the return at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday May 2. In a insane turn of fate, De Rossi, like Manolas, also went from scoring an own goal in the first leg to scoring a vital goal against Barcelona in the second. (more...)
Commonwealth Games: Wales' Dani Rowe third as Australia win women's road race Commonwealth Games: Wales' Dani Rowe third as Australia win women's road race
- April 14, 2018

Sporting his lucky undies, the only thing missing from Wilson's topless celebration was Ronaldo's shredded six-pack.Wilson, who took up bowls at 11 years old, beat Bester 21-14 to become only the third Australian to Commonwealth singles gold - before running around shirtless with unbridled joy as the crowd erupted. (more...)
Richie Incognito Walks Back Retirement Talk, Tells Bills 'See You Monday' Richie Incognito Walks Back Retirement Talk, Tells Bills 'See You Monday'
- April 14, 2018

Incognito "directed" the Bills to contact the agency Athletes First for further updates. It's been a long career. Some of the biggest news of the National Football League week came when Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito announced he was retiring from the National Football League because he was too stressed. (more...)
Derek Jeter says return to Yankee Stadium would be 'awkward' Derek Jeter says return to Yankee Stadium would be 'awkward'
- April 14, 2018

Jeter said reporting actual paid attendance, no matter how low the figures, will be reflected in future crowd increases. "We've played 12 games". "But like I said, I like the approach". No one is happy with the results. "The guys are battling and playing hard but we gotta find ways to win more games". Derek Jeter plans to bypass the action when the Miami Marlins visit the New York Yankees next week at Yankee Stadium. (more...)
Kyle Busch: Wins Food City 500 Pole Kyle Busch: Wins Food City 500 Pole
- April 14, 2018

Busch would just edge his older brother, Kurt Busch, by.002 seconds to claim the fastest lap and the pole position. Kyle Busch set the pace at 128.822 miles per hour around the.533-mile track in the Joe Gibbs Racing No. The pole comes a week after he drove to a dominating victory at Texas Motor Speedway. Notables Denny Hamlin (qualified 25th), defending series champion Martin Truex Jr. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: I know Mohamed Salah will at Liverpool next season Jurgen Klopp: I know Mohamed Salah will at Liverpool next season
- April 14, 2018

They avoided Bayern Munich and holders Real Madrid - who play each other instead. The Egypt global has enjoyed a spectacular first term at Anfield, scoring 39 goals in all competitions, and his form has led to speculation of interest from Real Madrid. (more...)
Lets predict; Tottenham vs Man City who do you think would win???
- April 14, 2018

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says there is no good time to play Manchester City despite it being a desperate 10 days for the champions-elect. Having been knocked out of the Champions League at the hands of Liverpool and failing to collect the Premier League title against rivals Manchester United , City will be hoping to wrap the award sooner than later. (more...)
Gold Coast: Amusan wins Gold in 100m Hurdles Gold Coast: Amusan wins Gold in 100m Hurdles
- April 14, 2018

This increased Nigeria's medal haul to eight gold, five silver and five bronze medals. Despite winning the gold medal, her time of 12.68s was.11s slower than her season's best. Team Nigeria has recorded a total of four gold medals on Day Nine. The feat achieved by Amusan Sportinglife.ng gathered has taken jubilation at the Nigeria house in GoldCoast to the zenith even as the contingent remains hopeful of picking something extra before the curtain falls on the Games. (more...)
CWG 2018: Manika Batra delivers maiden gold in women's singles table tennis CWG 2018: Manika Batra delivers maiden gold in women's singles table tennis
- April 14, 2018

Manika, thus ensured India the 24th Gold in the marquee tournament which concludes on Sunday. There, she claimed silver in the women's team event (with Ankita Das and Mouma Das) as well as the women's doubles event (with Ankita Das) and bronze in the women's singles event. (more...)

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