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Italian Back In Action 18 Days After Double Leg Fracture Italian Back In Action 18 Days After Double Leg Fracture
- September 19, 2017

According to Rimini Today , the Italian has so far been able to put in around a dozen laps as he seeks to understand if his healing leg has recovered enough for an early comeback in this weekend's Aragon Grand Prix. World Superbike rider Michael van der Mark has already been selected by Yamaha as a replacement for Rossi at the Spanish event. Rossi underwent surgery in Ancona, in eastern Italy, on September 1, a day after a crash in training, discharging himself from hospital the ... (more...)
Rio redemption as Van Vleuten wins world title Rio redemption as Van Vleuten wins world title
- September 19, 2017

Annemiek van Vleuten saw off the challenge of Netherlands team-mate Anna van der Breggen to claim gold in the Road World Championships time trial in Bergen. American Amber Neben , the defending champion, was 11th. Van Vleuten's win seals a successful season, adding a world title to her 2017 victories, which have included La Course by Le Tour de France, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race and two stages of the Giro Rosa. (more...)
France reach Davis Cup final after Tsonga beats Lajovic France reach Davis Cup final after Tsonga beats Lajovic
- September 19, 2017

Australia leads 2-1 heading into first the reverse singles match on Sunday between 12th-ranked Belgian David Goffin and 20th-ranked Australian Nick Kyrgios . "The biggest advantage for me was to win the first set", Lajovic said. Goffin has won 13 of his 14 Davis Cup matches, the lone loss coming in the 2015 final to Britain's Andy Murray .Belgian's medical team have been working round the clock to ensure Goffin's presence after the Belgian star injured his left knee at the US Open. (more...)
Jose Mourinho mad about Sergej Milinkovic-Savic: Lazio could sanction £62m deal Jose Mourinho mad about Sergej Milinkovic-Savic: Lazio could sanction £62m deal
- September 19, 2017

He told Radio CRC: "If Milinkovic-Savic keeps this up, there will be plenty of contact from different clubs, like there was over the summer". Arsenal and Chelsea were both reportedly in for the midfielder last summer but he ended up penning a new deal with Lazio . (more...)
Coutinho Breaks Silence Over Failed Barca Move Coutinho Breaks Silence Over Failed Barca Move
- September 19, 2017

In this case, like you all know, I was interested. "It was a complicated month for me, but as I've said, it's a honour to receive that offer, but it also an honour to wear this shirt". Ernesto Valverde's side were were desperate to get their man and their man was seemingly desperate to move to the Camp Nou. "He is playing well and helping the team, and I think he is closer to telling us "yes". (more...)
Garth Crooks compares Arsenal's Kolasinac to a toilet after Chelsea Garth Crooks compares Arsenal's Kolasinac to a toilet after Chelsea
- September 19, 2017

Chelsea take on Nottingham Forest in the third round of the League Cup at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night before getting ready for a trip to the bet365 Stadium to take on Stoke City on on Saturday. It really is a lovely way to describe a tough, stocky defender and while it may not sound like the most complimentary thing to say - what footballer wants to be compared to a toilet after all? - it's a sign that he's making a mark at The Emirates instead. (more...)
Is Ronda Rousey back to the Octagon? Is Ronda Rousey back to the Octagon?
- September 19, 2017

It's in her mind. This one she has it. Ronda Rousey's trainer, Edmond Tarverdyan , told the MMA Hour on Monday that he believes the UFC superstar may fight again, giving her a 50-50 chance to return to the Octagon. "Ronda needs a challenge that she really needs to be like this person is no good and I need to prove something to the whole world". I think whatever she wants to do right now, she can do. (more...)
Vettel hopes take a crash Vettel hopes take a crash
- September 19, 2017

Lewis Hamilton was gifted an improbable Singapore Grand Prix victory on Sunday for a major Formula One title boost after rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out along with two other contenders seconds into the race . "It was about delivering the best possible race ". "Lots of time for cheering when we've actually done it". "The emotions tonight are very different to what we felt 24 hours ago - but this result doesn't change a thing in the big picture", said Wolff. (more...)
Hilarious video compares Gennady Golovkin's chin to Amir Khan's Hilarious video compares Gennady Golovkin's chin to Amir Khan's
- September 19, 2017

LAS VEGAS-As the clock approached midnight on Saturday, workers outside T-Mobile Arena began dismantling signs advertising the megabout between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady " GGG " Golovkin . Byrd must next appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Bennett said, and explain the decisions behind her scores with the aid of video replay. (more...)
Hazard to start against Nottingham Forest as Conte prepares to rotate Hazard to start against Nottingham Forest as Conte prepares to rotate
- September 19, 2017

The Blues boss was pleased to confirm that Eden Hazard is now considered ready to start his first game of the season after regaining full fitness following a broken ankle. "We play well, we won past year", Hazard told SFR Sport . "For sure he made a mistake, but I think everyone in life can make mistakes". "In my mind he could play as a number 10, he could play as a winger, and also in the future he could play as a wing-back", said the Italian. (more...)
Coutinho Opens Up on Barcelona 'Job Offer' Coutinho Opens Up on Barcelona 'Job Offer'
- September 19, 2017

It is all cool. I'm focused on working hard and to have a good year if possible. Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu maintains that Liverpool demanded €200 million for Philippe Coutinho over the summer, pricing them out of the market. (more...)
Hazard: I improved after a week with Conte at Chelsea Hazard: I improved after a week with Conte at Chelsea
- September 19, 2017

With him, we're managing the situation very well. Conte has had some success with moving players into new positions, with Victor Moses one of the success stories of last season since moving from a wide-forward role to wing-back. "For sure, he made a mistake", said Conte. 'In my mind he could play like No.10 or like a winger and in the future he could play also as a wing-back'. (more...)
England vs West Indies, first ODI England vs West Indies, first ODI
- September 19, 2017

The first ODI takes place at Old Trafford in Manchester. West Indies is now ranked No.9 in the world in the limited overs and they need to clicnh the series by 4-0 or 5-0 against the Three Lions to get the direct qualification advantage. (more...)
Weather watchers keep eye on Hurricane Maria churning toward East Coast Weather watchers keep eye on Hurricane Maria churning toward East Coast
- September 19, 2017

National Weather Service in San Juan said. Maria became a Category 1 hurricane on Sunday, September 17, and has since strengthened to a Category 5 storm - within 24 hours. The area can also expect to see rip currents, high waves and up to 3 inches of rain. Maria is expected to move toward the Leeward Islands late today and tonight, over the northeastern Caribbean Sea Tuesday and Tuesday night, and approach Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Wednesday. (more...)
New Ashes Cricket Game to Launch this November New Ashes Cricket Game to Launch this November
- September 19, 2017

What's amusing, though, is that the reason that Big Ant was able to land the officially licensed content for Ashes Cricket was because the England and Wales Cricket Board commercial director, Sanjay Patel, wanted the game to become an internationally recognized e-sport. (more...)
Antonio Conte confirms Eden Hazard will start against Nottingham Forest
- September 19, 2017

The 26-year-old has now made three successive appearances from the Blues bench after missing the first month of the campaign due to ankle surgery over the summer. Kenedy has not played since being sent home from Chelsea's pre-season tour of China following offensive social media posts. "It's important to move on", Conte said. (more...)
Securities Analyst Recommendations: Banco Bradesco SA (BBD), Novelion Therapeutics Inc. (NVLN)
- September 19, 2017

Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Banco Bradesco SA's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 7.86%. Banco Bradesco Sa was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Goldman Sachs. Taking a deeper look into the technical levels of Banco Bradesco SA (BBDO), we can see that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -28.00. (more...)
3.6 magnitude quake strikes near Westwood 3.6 magnitude quake strikes near Westwood
- September 19, 2017

The quake's epicenter was nearly four miles northwest of Westwood, California, and brought light to moderate shaking to the surrounding areas. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. A map from seismologists show weak to moderate shaking in the area. "Any severe damage would be pretty unlikely". "We get these size earthquakes fairly frequently. (more...)
Hazard points to key factor in Chelsea turnaround
- September 19, 2017

The Belgium global heaped praise on Conte , saying: "Even after a week I think I had progressed with him". "I think we have managed very well his situation and in my career I was injured a lot of times and I have a bit of experience about this situation". (more...)
The 9 biggest surprises at the 2017 Emmys The 9 biggest surprises at the 2017 Emmys
- September 19, 2017

Fold in its wins at the smaller, more craft-focused Creative Arts Emmys last weekend, and that brings Netflix's 2017 total to 20 wins - second only to HBO, which scored 29. Variety Talk Series victor "This Week with John Oliver " is now required viewing like "The Daily Show" once was. "Thank you for what you continue to do for all of us". (more...)
How much pressure is Ronald Koeman under at Everton?
- September 19, 2017

They also lost 3-0 to Italy's Atalanta in the Europa League last week. Henrikh Mkhitaryan , Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial all netted after Rooney's exit to condemn Everton to a fourth successive defeat in all competitions. Manchester United take on Southampton at St Mary's in their next Premier League game on Saturday as they look to continue their strong start. (more...)
Man Utd boss Mourinho: Premier League never been more hard to win Man Utd boss Mourinho: Premier League never been more hard to win
- September 19, 2017

Here's a look at the talking points from the weekend's action. Jose Mourinho has admitted that he was pleased to see the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea drop points in the Premier League title race last weekend. - 0 - Crystal Palace's goalless start to the season marks the first time in league history that a team has gone this far into a season without a goal. (more...)
Amazon's Newest Gadget Is a Tablet That's Also an Echo Amazon's Newest Gadget Is a Tablet That's Also an Echo
- September 19, 2017

Thanks to the Echo Show , many Alexa commands now take advantage of the Fire HD's screen - showing the time remaining in a timer, for example, or showing the box score of a baseball game when you ask who won last night. The Fire HD 10 tablet will be available from 11 October. The device does offer a hands-free mode that'll let you use Alexa without touching the device, but it will drain battery life a bit faster. (more...)
British terrorism threat level lowered British terrorism threat level lowered
- September 19, 2017

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the second arrest is an indication that it wasn't a so-called "lone-wolf" attack, but there is now no evidence that ISIS was involved. Rudd said a key focus was to ensure that there was less material available to radicalise young people. President Trump should stop tweeting, the home secretary has said, after a row over a comment he posted suggesting that the bucket bomber was known to Scotland Yard. (more...)
Tottenham Open Talks With Dele Alli Over New £100000-a-week Contract Tottenham Open Talks With Dele Alli Over New £100000-a-week Contract
- September 19, 2017

Harry Winks, Kyle Walker-Peters, and Tashan Oakley-Boothe are among the academy graduates likely to be involved but there will be no place in the squad for the talented Marcus Edwards , whom Pochettino likened to a young Lionel Messi a year ago. (more...)
FG, ASUU officials meeting to end strike FG, ASUU officials meeting to end strike
- September 19, 2017

NAIJ.com gathered that ASUU president, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this in Abuja late on Monday night, after concluding the final meeting with the federal government delegation. The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG ) on Sunday said loading of products, including aviation fuel, would be suspended from Monday as affiliates of United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC ) which declared the strike action. (more...)
Bayern's Neuer out until January after foot operation Bayern's Neuer out until January after foot operation
- September 19, 2017

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is facing even more time on the sidelines after breaking his left foot again, and fears are growing of several months watching from the stands with surgery looming over his head. The operation performed by Dr.Ulrich Stöckle in Tübingen involved setting the fracture with a plate. Neuer's latest injury blow sparks concerns about Germany's skipper nine months before the World Cup kicks off. (more...)
Injury depleted Packers have no answer for Falcons Injury depleted Packers have no answer for Falcons
- September 19, 2017

Falcons safety Ricardo Allen acknowledged that any game against the Packers carries a little extra juice. The Falcons went 86 and 87 yards on drives capped by Freeman TD runs of 1 and 2 yards, and Ryan hit Tevin Coleman for a 3-yard score in the final minute of the second quarter after the Trufant interception of Rodgers. (more...)
LSU fraternity shut down after death of 18-year-old pledge LSU fraternity shut down after death of 18-year-old pledge
- September 19, 2017

According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office, Maxwell Gruver, 18, of Roswell, Georgia, was driven to the hospital in a private vehicle from the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house. Phi Delta Theta said that it has had an alcohol-free housing policy since 2000. "Phi Delta Theta will continue to support the ongoing investigations by both LSU and local law enforcement and encourage authorities to prosecute those involved to the fullest extent of the law", the statement says. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. To Play Against Lions Tonight Odell Beckham Jr. To Play Against Lions Tonight
- September 19, 2017

Even after the Giants scored their only touchdown of the first two weeks, the offense messed it up. "Odell was fit enough to play a limited role", Giants coach Ben McAdoo said. Robinson was penalized three times , with two accepted penalties, and was a big reason Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was under constant pressure. (more...)