Monday May 29-th, 2017

Bravo nearing City move, admits Guardiola

Argentine Willy Caballero has been preferred to Hart in City's three games this season but England's No 1 could yet feature in Wednesday's Uefa Champions League play-off second leg against Steaua Bucharest. "Big Sam" also had his say on another Engl...

Have Modi's Roars Distorted the Baloch Struggle? Have Modi's Roars Distorted the Baloch Struggle?

Talking about the human rights violation in Balochistan, he accused Pakistan of oppressing the Baloch people and denying them "their basic human rights". "In Balochistan, one thing that we have noticed is that right since (19) 48, there has been unto...

Sri Lanka level series despite Faulkner hat-trick Sri Lanka level series despite Faulkner hat-trick

James Faulkner, meanwhile, recorded a hat-trick but Sri Lanka , who chose to bat after winning the toss, still managed to post 288 in 48.5 overs. Faulkner dismissed Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews and Thisara Perera to achieve the feat but ended up o...

Federer looked into ways to play either Olympics or US Open Federer looked into ways to play either Olympics or US Open

Named to honour Australian tennis great Rod Laver, the competition was first announced in January. On Wednesday, organizers said the first edition would be held in Prague on September 22-24, 2017, indoors at the O2 Arena. Federer said the Laver Cup s...

Couple Trott and Kenny power to Olympic Golds

All Trott's gold medals have been at the expense of Hammer, the American who must be sick of the sight of her rear wheel. Kenny had too much pace down the final stretch, recovering from a slow start to finish just clear of second placed Matthijs B...

Rajnath Singh to Interact With Stakeholders in Kashmir Rajnath Singh to Interact With Stakeholders in Kashmir

Several prominent civil society groups and trader bodies had made a decision to boycott the visit of the Union Home Minister. And although restrictions continued in Old City areas, people going around in twos or threes were not stopped. This time w...

Olympics - USA retain basketball crown Olympics - USA retain basketball crown

A United States collection of NBA stars won its third consecutive Olympic gold medal as it beat Serbia 96-66 in the men's basketball final at the Rio Olympics on Sunday. "It was about taking the fight to them and I thought we did a great job of doi...

Serbia men's basketball team wins silver in Rio

Carmelo Anthony was there, too. I call it character, and in that moment, sometimes after a loss, you find out a deep character in someone. There was no such trouble against Serbia in Sunday's final, as Kevin Durant led the United States with 30 poi...

United States answers critics with blowout win over Argentina

Kevin Durant scored 27 points as Team USA put an end to a streak of close games, defeating Argentina 105-78 at the Olympics in the quarterfinals on Wednesday. The loudest crowd yet for a USA game, filled with chanting, flag-waving Argentina fans,...

Cleveland Browns Should Absolutely Trade Josh Gordon While They Can

He missed all of last season for the same reason, but he was reinstated last month. "We're going to see like eight 3-4 teams over the course of the year, so two extra days of working against a 3-4 are huge", Koetter said. Gordon, 25, is set to play...

Man United boss Mourinho praises 'fantastic' Paul Pogba

Ibrahimovic opened the scoring by heading in a Wayne Rooney cross and after the break he made sure of the points by converting a penalty after Luke Shaw was tripped. When questioned on what they had improved on, he explained: "Everything". "I'm ...

Romo, Prescott lead Dallas win; Dolphins move with Tannehill Romo, Prescott lead Dallas win; Dolphins move with Tannehill

The Dallas Cowboys got arguably the biggest dark horse quarterback in the 2016 NFL Draft when they drafted Mississippi State's Dak Prescott in the fourth round. Overall Tannehill ended up going 12-20 for 162 yards. "My mindset is I want to be a...

Geniez wins 3rd Vuelta stage, Fernandez takes over lead Geniez wins 3rd Vuelta stage, Fernandez takes over lead

Pellaud, the 23-year-old Swiss rider whose team is set to fold at the end of the season, put himself in the shop window after breaking away on the first of three categorised climbs. "When the gap was more than four minutes [back to the peloton] I kne...

Chelsea: Boss demands Rovers win

Antonio Conte has urged his Chelsea team to continue their winning start to the season when they host Bristol Rovers on Tuesday night. Pirates boss Darrell Clarke has no new injury worries for Rovers' first visit to Stamford Bridge since October ...

Liverpool boss Klopp leaps to the defence of Sturridge

And that includes a trophy occasionally ignored by the bigger clubs - the English League Cup . "Obviously there's no such thing as a free game because you want to win and get through, but this is as close as it gets for us", said Clough, who spent...

Simone Biles serves as U.S.' Closing Ceremony flag bearer

The start of the ceremony featured fireworks shot off from the top of the arena and a tribute to Alberto Santos Dumont, an aviation innovator who many Brazilians believe invented the first airplane. American women are now dominant in many sports, inc...

Phelps leaves Lochte in his wake one last time at Olympics Phelps leaves Lochte in his wake one last time at Olympics

The rivalry between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte crumbled long before the end of what could be their final meeting. The victory landed Phelps his 26th career Olympic medal, and his 22nd gold - both Olympic records. Both also took home gold ...

'Super Mario' Abe captures the hearts of millions in Rio 'Super Mario' Abe captures the hearts of millions in Rio

Their 51-medal margin over second-place China is the largest in a non-boycotted Olympics in almost a century. The governor of Tokyo , Yuriko Koike, accepted the flag from International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach and Rio Mayor Edua...

US romps to men's basketball gold, beats Serbia 96-66

Saving their best for last in a tournament that had been tough, the USA convincingly won its third straight gold medal, beating Serbia 96-66 on Sunday. Anthony on Sunday became the first man to collect three basketball golds, a week after he became t...

Park returns to her best to win in golf's Olympic return

She said it was great to have the likes of Eric Murray and the New Zealand women's sevens team cheering her on. And by missing so many tournaments, including the last two majors, there was talk in Korea that Park should step away from her automatic b...

At least 40 dead as floods hit central, eastern India At least 40 dead as floods hit central, eastern India

As many as 56 rescue teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have so far rescued more than 26,000 people from flood affected areas, officials said on Monday. Officials said at least 17 people have died in Madhya Pradesh, 14 in Bihar and nine...

Jurgen Klopp fed up with transfer obsession

It means changes will be kept to a minimum for Tuesday's EFL Cup at Sky Bet Championship side Burton, leaving some players frustrated. "Daniel is still a very quick player but he's had a lot of injuries in the last few years and a few muscle issues...

Kerri Walsh Jennings Just Lost at Olympic Volleyball for the First Time Kerri Walsh Jennings Just Lost at Olympic Volleyball for the First Time

Playing alongside former teammate Misty May-Treanor, Walsh Jennings won gold at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Games. "You've got to pass the ball to win matches", Walsh-Jennings said. Hopefully, Ross and Walsh-Jennings can refocus and still brin...

Cole Hamels posts 10 strikeouts as Rangers' beat Rays Cole Hamels posts 10 strikeouts as Rangers' beat Rays

Petersburg, Fla. The earned run came off a solo homer in the eighth from Steve Souza, but other than that, Hamels' was virtually un-hittable on Friday. Beltre has now homered in three straight games against Tampa Bay dating back to last season's ...

Will Power wins IndyCar race at Pocono; closes points gap Will Power wins IndyCar race at Pocono; closes points gap

Considering all of the Monday races Pocono has held this summer, Power may want to consider jumping to the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit ... at least when stock cars roll into Pocono. Last race: Simon Pagenaud picked up his first win since May at Mid-Oh...

Arsenal will gamble on Giroud, Koscielny and Ozil fitness

Claudio Ranieri has warned Riyad Mahrez that he expects more from the Leicester City winger after the Algerian signed a new four-year deal on Wednesday. Leicester is 15 on the table with 0 points, and Arsenal are 14 on the table with 0 points as...

Wenger Confirms Arsenal Suffered Fresh Double Injury Blow During Liverpool Defeat

Arsenal tried a comeback after this - Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored a great solo goal and Calum Chambers headed in before the final whistle was blown. He also lost midfielder Aaron Ramsey and winger Alex Iwobi to hamstring and thigh injuries respe...

Allardyce backs Team GB football Allardyce backs Team GB football

What frame of mind are they in, how are they from a mental and psychological point of view, (that is how we will) make the right selection for Slovakia away and start with a victory hopefully". Get used to global football there, play regularly and it...

China wins third women's volleyball gold China wins third women's volleyball gold

China took a 23-22 lead in the fourth set when Ting Zhu's kill sent Maja Ognjenovic to the floor with a hard ball to the face, and the match was over shortly thereafter. "One day is great, the next is not", Lang said . About two-thirds of the Chin...

Japan PM Shinzo Abe dresses as Mario during Olympics closing ceremony

Mario's first job was carpentry, but later he became a plumber, and in many games he travels up and down in a world of underground pipes. The pitch video is an admittedly ingenious way of promoting the country's subtle yet profound influence in mod...

Wenger Hopes Mustafi Signing "Will Be Done"

Leicester City 0-0 Arsenal: At least we didn't lose - The Short Fuse "The end result was likely a fair one as Arsenal dominated much of the match and Leicester threatening late". I (will) spend 300 million if I find the player, if I have the 300 mi...

Notre Dame football players arrested on drug, gun charges Notre Dame football players arrested on drug, gun charges

All five were released Saturday afternoon from the Fulton County Jail in Rochester, where they had been held on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge. Redfield, a senior, has plenty of experience starting at safety, but was widely expected not to...

Blue Jays option RHP Aaron Sanchez to minors Blue Jays option RHP Aaron Sanchez to minors

Cecil (1-7) replaced starter Marcus Stroman with one out in the eighth. As the regular season comes to a close, the Toronto Blue Jays have begun taking measures to ensure that they're rested and healthy for the postseason. After Kluber retired the ...

Can Ledecky win in women's 800-meter freestyle? Can Ledecky win in women's 800-meter freestyle?

Ledecky won the same three events here in Rio. Meyers took the 200, 400 and 800 at Mexico City in 1968. Ledecky has won five total medals in Rio, with four being gold, and she's the fifth female swimmer to win at least four gold medals in a single ...

Ko, just 19, looking to add some gold to all her hardware

So as the women who were arriving for their Olympic tournament this week began taking their places on the driving range, so, too, did the 80-year-old Hall of Famer, pausing to chat between shots. "All the guys probably made their decision for good re...

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