• Maria Sharapova awaiting US Open wild-card announcement Aug 15
Maria Sharapova awaiting US Open wild-card announcement Aug 15

Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation poses for a photo at a promotional event for the upcoming French Open tennis tournament in Paris, France, May 23, 2017. "I'm getting ready for the North American hardcourt season now, one of my favorites", Sharapova wrote in The Players' Tribune . "I don't think that sort of thing will ever fully be possibl...

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  • Mourinho: Loss to Barcelona good for Man United
Mourinho: Loss to Barcelona good for Man United

Jose Mourinho has hinted that Zlatan Ibrahimovic could rejoin Manchester United for the second half of the 2017/18 season. Neymar was among the 10 players taken off at the break, having added to his brace in the pre-season defeat of Juventus .

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  • Hair incident a human rights issue at schools
Hair incident a human rights issue at schools

My niece has not cut or changed her hair because we didn't send her here for hair advice or to be bullied but to learn. Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi visited Windsor House Academy on Tuesday afternoon after a group of learners, including eight matric pupils, were told to leave the school premises on Monday morning due to their "inappropria...

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  • Angel Maria Villar: Suspended Spanish FA Boss Resigns from UEFA, FIFA
Angel Maria Villar: Suspended Spanish FA Boss Resigns from UEFA, FIFA

Suspended Spanish football federation boss, Angel Maria Villar, has resigned as vice-president and an executive committee member of UEFA, European soccer's governing body said on Thursday . Uefa said its president, Aleksander Ceferin, accepted Villar's letter of resignation and "thanked him for his many years of service to European football".

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  • Proud day for local club as ex-player makes England bow
Proud day for local club as ex-player makes England bow

Alastair Cook , Keaton Jennings , Tom Westley , Joe Root (c), Johnny Bairstow (wk), Ben Stokes , Moeen Ali, Liam Dawson , Stuart Broad, Toby Roland-Jones, James Anderson. As much as playing three debutants in such a pivotal Test Match is far from ideal, playing six bowlers in England is nothing short of gluttony in my book.

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  • Barca Trio Attempt To Convince Neymar To Stay At Camp Nou
Barca Trio Attempt To Convince Neymar To Stay At Camp Nou

The Reds manager labelled the Coutinho exit-talk as merely 'rumours' and went on to discuss the Neymar deal that he feels would have a profound and lasting impact on world football . PSG chairman Nasser al Khelaifi is working on a potential world-record deal for the Brazilian sporting legend. According to media reports, PSG is ready to pa...

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  • Juventus star, Man Utd target denies Barcelona links
Juventus star, Man Utd target denies Barcelona links

Speaking to reporters after the Bianconeri's 3-2 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the International Champions Cup, the 23-year-old said, via Football Italia : "It was a good match". He is coming off a season where he netted 19 goals in total, adding seven assists as Juventus reached another Champions League final, also winning their sixth-str...

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  • Watch the UFC 214 title fight staredowns
Watch the UFC 214 title fight staredowns

But, as you surely know, after St-Pierre relayed that he couldn't fight until November ( due to an eye injury we later found out ), Dana White said he was punting the Bisping - GSP bout. A defiant White quickly rubbished talk of the UFC brass re-booking Bisping vs. GSP , a bout which briefly caused a log jam in the middleweight division.

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  • Ph.D candidate Urschel retires from football at 26
Ph.D candidate Urschel retires from football at 26

He's now a Ph.D. candidate in mathematics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he gets straight-A's and has released multiple research papers. He wrote that the risk is, objectively, not one he should be taking. "I have a bright career ahead of me in mathematics", he wrote. However, he gave a simple reason for why he still play...

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  • Jose Mourinho: 'Paul Pogba showed his level against Barcelona'
Jose Mourinho: 'Paul Pogba showed his level against Barcelona'

Luis Suarez, Jordi Alba, Samuel Umtiti, Nelson Semedo, Sergio Busquets and 19-year-old midfielder Carles Arena were included in the lineup headed by Messi and Neymar . Having lifted the Europa League in May, United secured direct entry to the Champions League group stage but the Portuguese manager believes they are still behind the continent's top...

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  • Canadiens part ways with Andrei Markov
Canadiens part ways with Andrei Markov

The team made the announcement in a release this morning. He sits sixth in franchise history in games played and tied for second in points with Guy Lapointe for points among defenceman. The writing may have been on the wall for Markov before the start of free agency. Markov had a tough year off the ice. Nathan Beaulieu was traded to the Buffalo...

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  • Spurs to profit from Gylfi Sigurdsson's Everton move
Spurs to profit from Gylfi Sigurdsson's Everton move

Sigurdsson had returned to Swansea in July 2014 for his second spell at the club after he enjoyed a successful six-month loan stint there between January and June 2012. And should Everton match the asking price, Spurs will benefit too. The Times says Tottenham negotiated a ten per cent sell-on clause with the Swans when they let him return ...

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  • Djokovic is elbowed out
Djokovic is elbowed out

He made the announcement Wednesday - exactly a year to the day after Roger Federer said he would be sidelined for the second half of last season. Djokovic is planning to return in a warm-up tournament before the Australian Open in January.

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  • Gary Cahill named new Chelsea captain, Azpilicueta named his vice
Gary Cahill named new Chelsea captain, Azpilicueta named his vice

Cahill is now 31-years-old, so this does look to be a short-sighted appointment. And Cahill, who signed for Chelsea from Bolton in 2012, has admitted the acknowledgement ranks as one of the proudest moments of his career. Cahill led Chelsea to the Premier League title, and got his hands on the trophy in May. Cahill joined Chelsea from Bol...

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  • Diego Maradona Backs Use of VAR to Prevent Another 'Hand of God'
Diego Maradona Backs Use of VAR to Prevent Another 'Hand of God'

After witnessing the introduction of VARs in the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation this summer, though, Maradona has admitted he would struggle to get away with the same trick again, but also insists England's football history could also look very different had the technology been around earlier.

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  • MLB Predictions: Nationals' Gonzalez to face Brewers, will under hit? 7/26/17
MLB Predictions: Nationals' Gonzalez to face Brewers, will under hit? 7/26/17

Shaw's three-run blast highlighted a four-run fourth inning. The loss dropped the Brewers a half-game behind the Chicago Cubs in the NL Central. Milwaukee is also 8-1 in Garza's last nine starts during game three of a series, and 3-7 in Garza's last 10 starts.

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  • Everton Or West Ham Could Surprise Top Six Says Former Hammers Goalkeeper
Everton Or West Ham Could Surprise Top Six Says Former Hammers Goalkeeper

Randolph joined Boro on a four-year deal last Saturday, just four days after England worldwide Joe Hart joined West Ham on a season long loan deal from Manchester City. "He has the carrot of a World Cup 12 months away and, being aware that there is a pack of young goalkeepers eager to take his number one jersey, I am sure he will produce the perf...

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  • Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5:Schedule, Date, Venue, Teams Captains & more
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5:Schedule, Date, Venue, Teams Captains & more

League Commissioner of VIVO Pro Kabaddi, Anupam Goswami commented on the occasion, "I am proud, excited and grateful to the fans, franchises, Star and the federations for supporting us". Equally effective at both defending and raiding , the star all-rounder has led Bengaluru Bulls and Puneri Paltan respectively. Nitin Tomar was the star at t...

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  • Redskins TE Jordan Reed to start camp on PUP list
Redskins TE Jordan Reed to start camp on PUP list

Unlike the regular season PUP list, players can be taken off and begin practicing at any time. "Whether it's two -minute, whether it's drives down the field, whether it's third downs, all that good stuff, do a lot of unscripted work, red zone and go from there, but I feel pretty comfortable already".

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  • Neymar Scores Again As Dominant Barca Pip Man United
Neymar Scores Again As Dominant Barca Pip Man United

However, the La Liga giants looked impressive against Juventus (2-1). On the other end, Manchester United also won their recent 5 games and they started their International Champions Cup match with a win against Manchester City and Real Madrid by a penalty shoot.

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