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'Serena will be back': Australian Open director backs Williams' return
- October 11, 2017

Including her seven Australian Open titles, Williams has won a total of 23 Grand Slam singles titles, more than anyone else in the Open-era and one shy to tie the record held by Australian Margaret Court , who coincidentally, won three of her titles after returning from giving birth to a son in 1973. (more...)
Feinstein Announces She Will Run For Re-Election In 2018 Feinstein Announces She Will Run For Re-Election In 2018
- October 10, 2017

She will be seeking her fifth full term - she won a special election in 1992 to fill out the term of then-Sen. Feinstein has been showing all of the signs of another run in 2018, holding fundraisers and town hall meetings, and remaining an integral figure in Congress on gun-control and through her judiciary and intelligence committee posts. (more...)
Pakistan lose Amir as Karunaratne puts Sri Lanka on top Pakistan lose Amir as Karunaratne puts Sri Lanka on top
- October 09, 2017

The match, second of the two-game series , is Sri Lanka's first day-night Test with the pink ball. The narrow win gives Sri Lanka a unique chance for a series win over Pakistan at their neutral venues of the UAE, where they have never lost a series in nine attempts. (more...)
Saudi King's Russian Federation visit historic by all standards
- October 07, 2017

A Russian energy source said a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was expected to be signed between Novatek and Saudi Arabia on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, known as Arctic LNG-2, that aims to start up in the 2020s, Reuters reported. (more...)
Chelsea star Alvaro Morata ruled out for six weeks with hamstring injury? Chelsea star Alvaro Morata ruled out for six weeks with hamstring injury?
- October 03, 2017

Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata has withdrawn from Spain's squad for the World Cup Qualifiers against Albania and Israel with a hamstring injury. Chelsea star Alvaro Morata has been ruled out for 3-4 weeks with a muscle injury. However, Morata has got off to a flying start at Stamford Bridge and has six goals in the Premier League from just six games to his name so far. The Spaniard will not only skip the next two games of his national team but will also be not eligible to play ... (more...)
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte blames tiredness for home defeat to Manchester City Chelsea manager Antonio Conte blames tiredness for home defeat to Manchester City
- October 02, 2017

Hazard was in scintillating form as Chelsea became the first English team to win at Atletico in Wednesday's Champions League contest. After Chelsea's win at Atletico, Conte said his side were being "penalised" by the proximity of the fixture with City, who beat Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday. (more...)
AFL Grand Final shines spotlight on Australia's unique brand of football AFL Grand Final shines spotlight on Australia's unique brand of football
- October 01, 2017

Sportscenter presenter Scott van Pelt is back on board the AFL , running through this weekend's grand final with a brilliant preview. As deeply as the 16.12 (108) to 8.12 (60) defeat will cut his players and staff, Don Pyke is determined that some good will come of it. (more...)
Packers RB Ty Montgomery's injury not as bad as Green Bay thought Packers RB Ty Montgomery's injury not as bad as Green Bay thought
- October 01, 2017

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Ty Montgomery's rib injury is not as serious as initially thought. In the end, we'll have a better bearing on his ability to suit up once the Packers release their first Week 5 injury report Wednesday. A three-down back with the size and skills to make plays between the tackles or on the outside, Jones has a fantastic combination of physical and mental tools that made him one of the more complete backs in this year's deep draft class. (more...)
Champions League: Henry Onyekuru to earn extra £35000 if Anderlecht beat Celtic Champions League: Henry Onyekuru to earn extra £35000 if Anderlecht beat Celtic
- October 01, 2017

Tom Rogic and Celtic secured an important Champions League victory overnight, defeating Belgians RSC Anderlecht 3-0 away from home. Olivier Ntcham thread a delightful through ball to left-back Kieran Tierney, who found the Scottish striker from inside the six yard box in the 38th minute. (more...)
Corker: Peyton Manning 'would be great' in public office Corker: Peyton Manning 'would be great' in public office
- September 28, 2017

Bob Corker , a Republican, announced the would not seek re-election. Lamar Alexander's seat if Alexander chooses to retire in 2020, according to Joe Perticone of Business Insider . In March, while speaking at the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas, Manning addressed previous rumors of his involvement in politics. "After much thought, consideration and family discussion over the past year, Elizabeth and I have decided that I will leave the United States Senate when my term expires at the end of ... (more...)
NFL Week 3 sees boost in TV ratings NFL Week 3 sees boost in TV ratings
- September 27, 2017

The battle over NFL ratings has exploded during Week 3 of the season with President Donald Trump tweeting that the ratings are "way down" because of athletes protesting the national anthem. The controversy could be bad news for television networks, if vast numbers of viewers decide to tune out all at once. CBS, which had the doubleheader on Sunday, reported an increase with a huge spike for its pregame show. (more...)
Klopp slams 'waste of time' press conference after Harry Kane question Klopp slams 'waste of time' press conference after Harry Kane question
- September 26, 2017

The tipping point came when Klopp, whose side are looking to take control of Group E by beating Spartak Moscow , was asked by one broadcaster which of his players "he loved" following Mauricio Pochettino's weekend comments about Harry Kane . (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association set to call ceasefire with poppy pushers Federation Internationale de Football Association set to call ceasefire with poppy pushers
- September 26, 2017

Instead, the sport's administrators sought an urgent meeting with Federation Internationale de Football Association bosses to press their case, arguing that the poppy is neither a political nor a religious symbol - and argue that the ban should be ditched. (more...)
Arsène Wenger cool on Arsenal stars contracts Arsène Wenger cool on Arsenal stars contracts
- September 25, 2017

The Mirror have suggested that Raheem Sterling could be on his way to North London, following Alexis Sanchez's inevitable departure. Arsene Wenger has insisted that the Champions League isn't as good as it used to be as Arsenal prepare for their second Europa League match on Thursday ( via The Telegraph ). (more...)
Slovenia overcome injuries to claim historic title in Dragic's swansong Slovenia overcome injuries to claim historic title in Dragic's swansong
- September 20, 2017

A superb break and dunk by Luka Doncic kept the Slovenian run going and the 31-year-old Dragic then caught fire, scoring freely and netting a pair of vital three-pointers to give his side a nine-point lead at half-time. In the match for third place in the great game brothers Gazala enabled Spain to extend its medal streak at the Championships to six tournaments. Dragic's points were the most in a final since Spanish star Pau Gasol's 36 in 2003 and short of Aleksandar Djordjevic's ... (more...)
Koeman pleased despite Manchester United defeat Koeman pleased despite Manchester United defeat
- September 19, 2017

United and Manchester City have an identical record at the top after five Premier League games - wins, points, goals scored and goals conceded - with Pep Guardiola's team on top only alphabetically. Mourinho wrote in his programme notes ahead of Everton's visit to Old Trafford on Sunday that a team which spent £140 million in the summer should be looking to secure Champions League football. (more...)
PV Sindhu Enters Korean Open Final PV Sindhu Enters Korean Open Final
- September 18, 2017

Women: P.V. Sindhu bt He Bingjiao (Chi) 21-10, 17-21, 21-16; Nozomi Okuhara (Jpn) bt Akane Yamaguchi (Jpn) 21-17, 21-18. The 22-year-old Indian overcame eighth-seeded Okuhara 22-20, 11-21, 20-18 in an hour and 23 minutes final to win the Dollars 600,000 tournament. (more...)
Canelo Matches Golovkin As Both Weigh In At 160lbs Canelo Matches Golovkin As Both Weigh In At 160lbs
- September 17, 2017

The fans have been asking for this fight for years. While tenaciously walking down opponents, Golovkin also demonstrates great technical skills and punching accuracy. Here are some Facebook Live links for Golovkin versus Canelo Alvarez: Facebook Live Stream 1 . "But it is not an obsession". It's about $20 cheaper than the McGregor-Mayweather fight at $79.99, so just like in that case you can split that up with some friends and watch it at home, too, as it's not showing in near as many ... (more...)
IPL experience gives Aussies edge: Clarke IPL experience gives Aussies edge: Clarke
- September 15, 2017

Don't go by the dictionary meaning of rested. "If only he can get a bit more consistent with the bowling", he said. Doesn't mean Ashwin is dropped, means youngsters are being given a chance. While the series pits two heavyweights in the 50-over format against each other - Australia is ranked second and India third - the visitors are also chasing a return to the world No.1 ranking. (more...)
Will Alexis Sanchez take this good advice on Arsenal career? Will Alexis Sanchez take this good advice on Arsenal career?
- September 14, 2017

With Sanchez out of contract next summer, City could swoop again in January but Guardiola has now switched his focus away from player recruitment. He's a player I knew from my time in Barcelona. Ferdinand, who played for Manchester United from 2002 to 2014, says all these players can still be welcomed back by their teammates, but it depends on their professionalism. (more...)