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Northern Ireland move into top 20 of FIFA World Rankings Northern Ireland move into top 20 of FIFA World Rankings
- September 14, 2017

Germany have take top spot from Brazil in the latest rankings. Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal are further on the rise and have jumped up three places into third position, one above Lionel Messi's Argentina, who only produced two disappointing draws during the recent worldwide break. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp keen for Sadio Mane not to change playing style Jurgen Klopp keen for Sadio Mane not to change playing style
- September 14, 2017

Now he needs to forget about what has gone and perform at his best for Liverpool again. The Express report he said: " I didn't expect something different ". "I always say the same". Moving from Portuguese side S.L. Benfica, where he had won a domestic double with the Águias last season, the 24-year-old has been tipped for a big future with Manchester City . (more...)
Last coach of Jammu Rajdhani Exp derails at New Delhi Rly stn Last coach of Jammu Rajdhani Exp derails at New Delhi Rly stn
- September 14, 2017

On September 7, the engine and power auto of the Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani Express derailed near Minto Bridge in Delhi. In recent months, frequent derailments have caused embarrassment to the Railway Ministry as several lives have been lost due to the accidents.Within a course of a month, almost three express derailments took place. (more...)
Leinster duo sent home after being denied entry to South Africa Leinster duo sent home after being denied entry to South Africa
- September 14, 2017

Prior to that amendment, New Zealanders did not need a visa to gain entry to the Rainbow Nation but that agreement ended earlier this year and the province were unaware of the need to obtain visas for their Kiwi players. Nacewa and fellow New Zealander Jamison Gibson-Park were turned back due to visa issues that came to light on arrival in Johannesburg, Leinster announced. (more...)
Michael Bisping Tells Georges St-Pierre To Not 'Get Caught' Using Steroids Michael Bisping Tells Georges St-Pierre To Not 'Get Caught' Using Steroids
- September 14, 2017

Hendricks gave St-Pierre the toughest fight of his post-UFC 69 career that night and although many do still score the fight as a win for GSP, it was certainly in no way clear-cut by any means. During his four-year absence, the 36-year-old explored some unusual hobbies which include palaeontology - a boyhood passion he was finally able to pursue. (more...)
Paul Collingwood compares cricket in Pakistan to religion Paul Collingwood compares cricket in Pakistan to religion
- September 14, 2017

Hours after Pakistan defeated the World XI in the first game by 20 runs at the Gaddafi Stadium here, marking the revival of global cricket in the country, an elated Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi said the World XI will tour Pakistan every year for the next two years also. (more...)
Hames handed first All Blacks start Hames handed first All Blacks start
- September 14, 2017

Ryan Crotty also returns at centre after missing last week's 39-22 victory against the Pumas in New Plymouth, with Anton Lienert-Brown dropping to the bench . "Pieter-Steph did very well when he stepped in for Franco last weekend in a rotational switch", Coetzee said in a statement from Auckland on Thursday. (more...)
Amla, Perera lead World XI T20 win over Pakistan Amla, Perera lead World XI T20 win over Pakistan
- September 14, 2017

Ahmed Shehzad and Azam kept the runs flowing with a 59-run partnership before Shehzad was caught by David Miller at long-on off the bowling of Imran Tahir for 43, which came off 34 balls and included five boundaries and a six. On final eleven, World-XI must have direly missed the dexterous West Indian leggie Samuel Badree, who couldn't make it to Lahore in time owing to his personal commitments. (more...)
Wenger on Wilshere: You've all seen game against Barca Wenger on Wilshere: You've all seen game against Barca
- September 14, 2017

Jack Wilshere could make his first Arsenal appearance in over a year while Alexis Sanchez may also feature, but Francis Coquelin (hamstring) and Santi Cazorla (ankle) are out. " He's very hungry and very determined". For him , I think he enjoys being back and he enjoys to compete for his place. "Because I was not at that game, and I could understand his reaction", Wenger said. (more...)
Hindi Diwas being celebrated today Hindi Diwas being celebrated today
- September 14, 2017

Hindi, which is the official (not national) language of India was given this status on September 14, 1949. Hindi Diwas is being observed on Thursday to commemorate the Hindi language. On the 68th anniversary of Hindi being adopted as one of the official languages of India, we have gathered some wonderful facts on the Hindi language. (more...)
Marcelo given Real Madrid contract extension until 2022 Marcelo given Real Madrid contract extension until 2022
- September 14, 2017

Real Madrid defender Marcelo has signed a new five-year deal that will keep him at the club until the summer of 2022. In the referee's match report, Alejandro Hernández Hernández noted that: " In the 89 minute, [Real Madrid] player number 12, Vieira Da Silva Junior, Marcelo, was sent off for kicking an opponent in the back with the ball at a distance where it could not be played". (more...)
Arsene Wenger clarifies Mesut Ozil's contract situation amid Manchester United links
- September 14, 2017

Manchester United are said to be among the clubs watching developments and could pounce if Ozil fails to agree fresh terms, but Wenger is hoping he stays where he is. Arsenal are believed to have put £275,000-a-week on the table for the attacking midfielder, but his representatives are keen for a deal worth closer to £350,000-a-week. (more...)
Taliban rejects group's involvement in explosion near Kabul stadium Taliban rejects group's involvement in explosion near Kabul stadium
- September 14, 2017

The Taliban militants group has rejected the group was involved behind the explosion near the cricket stadium in Kabul city. "My view would be that you'd get home, get out of town for sure", Pickering told 3AW. A small number of foreign players from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and the West Indies are taking part. A security official said the incident took place after a suicide bomber on foot detonated his explosives near the a check post located in the vicinity close to the stadium. (more...)
Jamie Carragher: Harry Kane would be my first Premier League pick Jamie Carragher: Harry Kane would be my first Premier League pick
- September 14, 2017

Having netted twice for England against Malta during last week's global break, the Tottenham Hotspur striker opened his account for the Premier League season on Saturday (9 September), scoring twice in Spurs' 3-0 win against Everton . Kane, 23, has been in irresistible goalscoring form for Spurs over the past few seasons and many think the striker is in line to overtake Alan Shearer's Premier League goal record in the future. (more...)
José Mourinho and Mark Hughes avoid punishment over touchline spat José Mourinho and Mark Hughes avoid punishment over touchline spat
- September 14, 2017

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes suggests that Manchester United went direct more often than his side as he responds to "lazy" claims made by his opposite number. Unsurprisingly, a United player tops both the goal and assist charts for the Premier League , Romelu Lukaku and Henrikh Mkhitaryan respectively. (more...)
Klopp Defends Coutinho Omission from Manchester City Defeat Klopp Defends Coutinho Omission from Manchester City Defeat
- September 14, 2017

The game against Arsenal when Loris played was exactly how I said . 'If they train bad they don't deserve a game , but they both train really well. Sevilla have scored five times in three Liga matches this season, and they will face a defence that conceded five times against Manchester City a few days ago. (more...)
Pakistan Cricket Board plans to host World XI series for 3 years Pakistan Cricket Board plans to host World XI series for 3 years
- September 14, 2017

Well done, Pakistani Cricket and International Cricketers our most honoured and welcomed guests. I'm 41 years old and to actually have the feeling of being in a Twenty20 global again is something I am very excited about", he added.Reflecting on his memories having played in Pakistan earlier, Collingwood said: "The last time I came to Pakistan , I understood that cricket is a religion here. (more...)
Argentina change four for Wallabies Argentina change four for Wallabies
- September 14, 2017

Lock Izack Rodda will get a chance to play in his second test if called upon from the bench, while the match could also mark the debut for rugby league convert Marika Koroibete. Argentina have made four changes to their starting side to play the Wallabies in Canberra, with Tomas Lezana, Martin Landajo, Ramiro Moyano and Matias Orlando added to the starting XV. (more...)
Australia Olympics media head ousted in restructuring Australia Olympics media head ousted in restructuring
- September 14, 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee's controversial media chief, who was at the centre of bullying complaints inside the organisation, has left his job, it was announced Thursday. Each of Mr Coates and his challenger had his and her supporters, including prominent columnists and commentators in the print and electronic media. I have no regrets about doing that. (more...)
White Sox rally past Royals 5-3 White Sox rally past Royals 5-3
- September 14, 2017

Giolito (2-2, 2.84 overall) was opposed by Eric Skoglund (1-2, 10.29) for the Royals. Giolito, who makes his first road start of the season and second of his career, has never faced Kansas City or any of its players. (more...)
Donald Penn Expected To Sign Two-Year Extension With Raiders Donald Penn Expected To Sign Two-Year Extension With Raiders
- September 14, 2017

As arguably one of the best players in the National Football League at his position, veteran left tackle Donald Penn of the Oakland Raiders felt he needed to secure his future heading into the 2017 National Football League season. Penn had certainly earned a raise. He now has a $5.8 million base salary in 2017 with $750,000 in incentives worked into the deal, a total far lower than some of the NFL's best tackles. (more...)
Murray State assistant marries player, fiancee in spectacular ceremony after practice Murray State assistant marries player, fiancee in spectacular ceremony after practice
- September 14, 2017

The on-field ceremony - during which Woods wore shorts and his jersey - was officiated by Brian Hamilton, the offensive line coach and run game coordinator. That's okay, though, because Woods says his mother was overjoyed and moved to tears when he let her know the news. "Coach Ham is one of my favorite coaches". (more...)
Demetrious Johnson & Ray Borg Are Reportedly Set to Scrap Again…
- September 14, 2017

UFC doctors did not clear him to compete, forcing him to withdraw. An interim lightweight title bout between Tony Ferguson (22-3) and Kevin Lee (16-2) was originally announced to headline UFC 216 . Despite those issues, Johnson recently stated he has no heightened concerns over Borg making it to a rescheduled fight. He's since proven to be unstoppable at 125 pounds, racking up wins over a number of the top contenders in his class. (more...)
Nikola Vlasic "excited" by Europa League challenge
- September 14, 2017

And Klaassen, who captained Ajax to the final last term before joining the Toffees in June, believes Everton have all the tools to go far in this season's competition. "I watched these players before on television and now I'm out on the pitch with them". Many will come from Bergamo and they are very special, unique fans. (more...)
Mohamed Salah Starts, Philippe Coutinho On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Sevilla Confirmed Mohamed Salah Starts, Philippe Coutinho On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Sevilla Confirmed
- September 14, 2017

Stones' goal came from a cross into the box from David Silva, with the towering defender heading the ball through the legs of Feyenoord's Tonny Vilhena. Klopp confirmed that Philippe Coutinho was "fit and healthy" but declined to say if he would play what would be his first match for Liverpool this season. (more...)
Kluber leads Indians to record-tying 20th straight win
- September 14, 2017

The Indians have outscored their opponents 134-32 during their run. "The Giants' 26-game winning streak has existed since the beginning of time". Haniger hit his 12th home run. Much like the A's, they have the starting staff to shut the opposition down each and every night (though sometimes you give Tim Hudson an 11-0 lead against the Royals and it takes Scott Hatteberg 's historic home run to clinch the 20th win) and they have a potent offense. (more...)
LaVar Ball Plans to Release His Own $1500 Shoe LaVar Ball Plans to Release His Own $1500 Shoe
- September 14, 2017

The collaboration with Cordell Broadus may not materialize, but the relationship between LaVar Ball and Snoop Dogg looks to be just fine. "He's been working a long time trying to make ends meet. From afar, Broadus appears to be a fan of what LaVar Ball is doing with his Big Baller Brand and even offered his services to the family-owned company. (more...)
McDermott recalls knowledge of Panthers ahead of Sunday game McDermott recalls knowledge of Panthers ahead of Sunday game
- September 14, 2017

We're focused on what we do and how we win and getting better every week. The numbers back up McDermott's philosophical claims. Having moved on to the Bills they're the enemy now, but between head coach Sean McDermott, Mike Tolbert , Joe Webb and Kaelin Clay, there's a lot of useful information they can provide. (more...)
Nuggets sign former first-rounder Josh Childress Nuggets sign former first-rounder Josh Childress
- September 14, 2017

The signing of Childress made him the first BIG3 player to sign with an National Basketball Association team. He was co-captain of the Ball Hogs team that participated in the inaugural season of the Big3 league, founded by Ice Cube.? T.J. (more...)
Ronda Rousey Reveals Four Horsewomen Origins, Talks About What's Next For Her Ronda Rousey Reveals Four Horsewomen Origins, Talks About What's Next For Her
- September 14, 2017

We highly suggest watching the following video showcasing Rousey's announcement that she wants to face Charlotte Flair, which is undoubtedly starting the four horsewomen of WWE vs. According to our featured columnist Billi Bhatti, the WWE haven't entered into negotiations with Ronda Rousey regarding a potential appearance at WrestleMania 34. (more...)