• Canada's Prime Minister Trudeau defends multimillion payout to ex-Guantánamo inmate
Canada's Prime Minister Trudeau defends multimillion payout to ex-Guantánamo inmate

Omar Khadr was captured in Afghanistan in 2002 at age 15 after a firefight with USA soldiers and spent a decade in the prison on a US military base on the eastern tip of Cuba. He claims the Canadian government has been sneaky, and is calling for Trudeau to be charged for doing something he says only a traitor would do. Undated family photo of Oma...

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  • West Ham and Newcastle United want Badou N'Diaye
West Ham and Newcastle United want Badou N'Diaye

N'Diaye, 26, has bagged 18 goals in less than two years in Turkey following his move from Norwegian side Bodo Glimt. He has offers to move to clubs in Spain, Germany and Italy, but it is understood he is preferring to play in the Premier League.

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  • Stoke star man Arnautovic wants out; West Ham lurk
Stoke star man Arnautovic wants out; West Ham lurk

However, Arnautovic may have now played his final game for Stoke, with Sky Sports claiming that he has handed in a transfer request in a bid to leave the Potters . Arnautovic apparently held crunch talks with Stoke manager Mark Hughes this past week before jetting off to Stoke's pre-season tour in Switzerland, as today he finally put his transfe...

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  • Mousasi leaving UFC in favour of Bellator
Mousasi leaving UFC in favour of Bellator

Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to MMAWeekly.com on Monday. First reported by Chamatkar Sandhu of MMA Junkie, Gegard Mousasi (42-6) is the latest fighter to apparently sign with Bellator. With the division now awaiting a title unification bout between Michael Bisping and Robert Whittaker, and the UFC reportedly uninterested in...

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  • European population increases by 1.5 million inhabitants due to net migration increase
European population increases by 1.5 million inhabitants due to net migration increase

Other countries with high rates of growth included Luxembourg, Malta, Ireland and Austria. That figure is well above the average of 10 births per 1,000 inhabitants. About 5.1 million babies were born in the European Union in 2016. This was the fourth highest relative population rise in the EU. Ireland led the number of births with 13.5 births p...

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  • SC asks former BCCI President Anurag Thakur to tender unconditional apology
SC asks former BCCI President Anurag Thakur to tender unconditional apology

Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur was on Friday told by the Supreme Court to tender an "absolutely unequivocal and unconditional apology" to escape from contempt and perjury charges over his "failure" to implement the Lodha panel reforms in cricket administration in the country.

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  • Ferrari chairman wants to see more commitment from Raikkonen
Ferrari chairman wants to see more commitment from Raikkonen

Raikkonen's contract with Ferrari expires at the end of the season, and Marchionne's comments keep up the pressure on him. "We're not interested. As for Verstappen we have not signed anything. "There are some days when he is a little sluggish, but we'll see". The German, a 4-time world champion, moved 20 points clear of closest rival Lewis Ha...

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  • Jurgen Klopp undecided on number one spot
Jurgen Klopp undecided on number one spot

Danny Ward will compete with Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius to become Liverpool's first-choice goalkeeper. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that he has an open mind on who will be the Reds' first-choice goalkeeper next season.

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  • Zimbabwe down Lanka, bag ODI series
Zimbabwe down Lanka, bag ODI series

It was also the first ever such win for Zimbabwe over the island nation. Five further wickets fell for just 38 runs over the subsequent 11 overs and there were nervous faces on the Zimbabwe balcony with 29 still needed. Zimbabwe opener Hamilton Masakadza top-scored with a fluent 73 before rookie Sri Lankan off-spinner Akila Dananjaya struck ...

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  • Malik Jefferson on Bednarik Award watch list
Malik Jefferson on Bednarik Award watch list

The announcement was made by the Maxwell Football Club. The Bednarik Award is given annually to the best defensive player in college football. It's named after Chuck Bednarik, the former Penn standout who went on to have a Hall of Fame career in the NFL.

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  • Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams keeps rolling to reach quarterfinals
Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams keeps rolling to reach quarterfinals

Open. Halep takes on Victoria Azarenka in the last 16 later on Monday and the Romanian world number two will be guaranteed top spot if she makes the semi-finals. 87, had not advanced past the third round in any of her previous 35 appearances in the main draw at a Grand Slam. Halep also advanced Monday, while Pliskova lost in the second round.

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  • Ostapenko makes Wimbledon quarter-finals to keep double dream alive
Ostapenko makes Wimbledon quarter-finals to keep double dream alive

The last time a maiden Grand Slam victor reached the quarter-finals in the next major was Kim Clijsters, who claimed her first Slam at the 2005 US Open then reached the semis in the 2006 US Open. Fifth seeded Wozniacki is yet to win a Grand Slam and has failed to make it to the quarters here in all her 11 attempts. The two-time Grand Slam champio...

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  • Sky is shaking up the way you pay for and watch sport
Sky is shaking up the way you pay for and watch sport

The Premier League channel will show 126 matches next season, while a separate football channel will broacast live domestic Cup and European competition, plus Euro 2020 qualifiers. Sky says the new line-up is "designed to grow this customer base and offers flexibility to subscribe to individual channel packages at a new price".

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  • Spain's running of the bulls: No gorings on Day 3
Spain's running of the bulls: No gorings on Day 3

Television images showed one bull running into a man from behind and hooking a horn into his jacket as he fell to the ground. Another 35-year-old American identified as B.H. The run, which on Sunday included bulls from the Puerto de San Lorenzo ranch, was quick at just 2 minutes and 22 seconds, with the herd led by a bull named "Huracan".

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  • New Trailer For 'The Dark Tower' Arrives Online
New Trailer For 'The Dark Tower' Arrives Online

Watch the new global trailer below. Up until now, I wasn't entirely convinced that Matthew McConaughey was the right man to play The Man in Black, but there are a couple great, menacing lines he delivers here that are helping me come around to his casting.

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  • Iraqi PM celebrates in Mosul, but battle ongoing
Iraqi PM celebrates in Mosul, but battle ongoing

Abadi met commanders in west Mosul who led the battle, but he has yet to issue a formal declaration that the entire city has been retaken from the group which is also known as ISIS . Jan 24, 2017- The Joint Operations Command that coordinated the fight said the east has been "fully liberated". February 19, 2017- Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi ...

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  • Chelsea preparing offer for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata?
Chelsea preparing offer for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata?

Chelsea were confident about signing the Belgian from Everton all summer but dragged their feet in negotiations and had the rug pulled from under their feet by Manchester United in the chase for Lukaku. The deal also resulted in United ending their interest in the Spanish worldwide, who had expected to make the move to Old Trafford ahead of th...

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  • Crystal Palace close to securing signing of highly-rated midfielder
Crystal Palace close to securing signing of highly-rated midfielder

The England Under-21 worldwide only made six substitute appearances in the top flight last season - accumulating to 29 minutes of action - and he is already down the pecking order with new arrivals expected this summer. Loftus-Cheek was linked with a move away from Chelsea in January but Antonio Conte ruled it out, insisting he would be part of...

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  • City Leaders to Pitch Los Angeles as 2024 Olympics Host to IOC
City Leaders to Pitch Los Angeles as 2024 Olympics Host to IOC

French President Emmanuel Macron's presence at an International Olympic Committee meeting this week will be key to what will hopefully be a successful Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics , city Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Monday. Only Paris and Los Angeles are still in the running to hold the 2024 Games after Budapest and Rome pulled out. The IOC rep...

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  • Stone-pelting at BC Road during RSS worker Sharath's funeral procession
Stone-pelting at BC Road during RSS worker Sharath's funeral procession

The RSS worker was attacked on the night of July 4 when he was about to leave home after closing his laundry shop at BC Road. Two persons had been injured and several vehicles and an ATM counter damaged in the stone pelting by two groups during the procession.

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