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ECP rejects Imran's request to disqualify Ayesha Gulalai ECP rejects Imran's request to disqualify Ayesha Gulalai
- October 25, 2017

He said that Gulalai was not elected to her seat but was selected on a special seat by Imran Khan. Headed by Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza a bench of the ECP had earlier reserved the verdict after hearing final arguments of Gulalai's lawyer on the reference. (more...)
Unsworth keen on taking Everton hot seat Unsworth keen on taking Everton hot seat
- October 25, 2017

The Blues remain interested in signing the England global but will face competition from Tottenham for his signature, with both clubs set to make January bids even though his contract expires at the end of the season. We had a great session this morning, the players were fine, they were buzzing. "I have not spoken to him about that (his contract) but I will be doing". (more...)
Eagles' Jason Peters, Jordan Hicks Suffer Season-Ending Injuries Eagles' Jason Peters, Jordan Hicks Suffer Season-Ending Injuries
- October 25, 2017

Hicks, who has been dealing with an ankle issue, went down following the second play of the game in the first quarter and was carted off the field. If you were to list the players the Eagles could least afford to lose, offensive tackle Jason Peters would have been near the top. (more...)
Young Huddersfield fan sends Aaron Mooy £5 note and heartwarming letter Young Huddersfield fan sends Aaron Mooy £5 note and heartwarming letter
- October 25, 2017

And the youngster could be rewarded for his honesty and kind gesture by meeting Mooy, who replied: "I would love to meet you Adam". What do you do when you find a fiver but your dad has always told you "not keep what is not ours"? Can you please ask Mr (David) Wagner if Aaron Mooy can keep the money because he played very well and scored yesterday. (more...)
European Parliament votes for a ban on glyphosate by 2022 European Parliament votes for a ban on glyphosate by 2022
- October 25, 2017

The European Parliament voted to fully ban glyphosate by 2022 on Tuesday. One of Europe's heaviest users, France has already said it will phase out glyphosate by 2022, with the government setting aside five billion euros over five years to support the development of an alternative. (more...)
Golden State's Curry And Iguodala Fined Golden State's Curry And Iguodala Fined
- October 25, 2017

That likely would have had a larger impact for a Warriors squad that lost two of its first three games prior to Monday's blowout 133-103 win over Dallas. "I can't do that". This isn't the first time the two-time MVP victor has been fined for this type of incident, as he was handed a $25,000 fine for tossing a mouth guard into the stands during the 2016 NBA Finals. (more...)
U-17 World Cup semifinal shifted from city U-17 World Cup semifinal shifted from city
- October 25, 2017

We are really proud of it. "Our journey is yet to be finished". "We are aware of Brazil's attacking strengths and they have some very good players like Lincoln or Paulinho". Last Saturday the African teams has been battling it out for a coveted spot among the last four of the tournament, but the game conditions in Assam had hardly been conducive to high quality football. (more...)
Game 1 decided by one swing and slimmest margin of victory Game 1 decided by one swing and slimmest margin of victory
- October 25, 2017

On this night anyway, Clayton Kershaw could do nothing about the failures of the Dodgers franchise over the past three decades and his own wobbly post-season record. Chris Taylor got the home team off to a ideal start when he sent the first Astros pitch into the crowd for an early 1-0 lead. While Jose Altuve had a modest 15 career plate appearances against Kershaw, the remainder of the lineup-Carlos Correa, Marwin Gonzalez, Brian McCann and Josh Reddick-had that many in total, including ... (more...)
Cavaliers shake of sluggish start to keep Bulls winless Cavaliers shake of sluggish start to keep Bulls winless
- October 25, 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson is in the starting lineup on Tuesday against the Chicago Bulls . Kyrie Irving had 20 points and seven assists, Al Horford added 13 points and 13 rebounds, and Daniel Theis scored 11 points for the Celtics. (more...)
Anthony Davis injures knee against Portland Anthony Davis injures knee against Portland
- October 25, 2017

Davis left for the locker room midway through the first quarter. Davis has had injuries with his left knee before, in his 2012-13 rookie season and the 2015-16 season. It appeared that he bumped knees with Blazers guard Damian Lillard. Entering Tuesday night's game, Davis was averaging 31.7 points and 17.3 rebounds during the Pelicans' 1-2 start. (more...)
Seahawks add veteran Dwight Freeney to replace injured Cliff Avril Seahawks add veteran Dwight Freeney to replace injured Cliff Avril
- October 25, 2017

Freeney recorded three sacks while with the Falcons last season and hopes the Seahawks can give him one more shot at a second Super Bowl title. Get the app and get the game. Freeney , a seven-time Pro Bowl and four-time All-Pro selection, isn't the same type of player he was early in his career, but he will undoubtedly help bolster Seattle's pass rush down the stretch. (more...)
Brazil police shoot, kill Spanish tourist in Rio
- October 25, 2017

One police officer was detained over the shooting, which happened after the auto went past a checkpoint. Police said Maria Esperanza Jimenez Ruiz was shot in the neck on Monday when the vehicle she was travelling in failed to stop at a police checkpoint in Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha neighbourhood. (more...)
Arsenal showed character against Everton, says Mesut Ozil Arsenal showed character against Everton, says Mesut Ozil
- October 25, 2017

Sunday's win reinforced the notion that Arsenal possess a squad capable of challenging for the title when everyone is fit. Wenger admitted last season that uncertainty over his future affected the club's form as they lost seven times in a 12-match spell to fall out of contention both domestically and in Europe. (more...)
Only MLB Player to Kneel During Anthem Denied Service at Ala. Restaurant Only MLB Player to Kneel During Anthem Denied Service at Ala. Restaurant
- October 25, 2017

Maxwell says he and the councilman complained to management and got a new server. "He voted for Trump and was at that Trump rally in Huntsville, Alabama". That's why I'm kneeling-stuff like that". "That's where I'm from", said Maxwell, who graduated from Sparkman High in Harvest, Ala. Maxwell first kneeled in protest of police brutality against African-Americans before a September 24 game against the Texas Rangers . (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo retains #FIFABest Men's Player of the Year award Cristiano Ronaldo retains #FIFABest Men's Player of the Year award
- October 25, 2017

Messi is less than one million followers behind Neymar but after that there is a huge gulf to the next player, with ex-Manchester United star David Beckham over 40 million fans adrift of the Argentine. Celtic supporters scooped the second Fan Award , thanks to their stunning 360-degree card tribute to the 'Lisbon Lions'. Messi, he scores goals ok, but he is more for the organised team. (more...)
Sarachan to lead USMNT against Ronaldo's Portugal
- October 25, 2017

The USMNT, fresh off a heartbreaking end to World Cup qualifying and the resignation of head coach Bruce Arena , will face Portugal for the seventh time, making their first visit there since 1990. United, the USA men's national team during Arena's first stint, the Los Angeles Galaxy and then once again with the national team following the departure of Jurgen Klinsmann almost a year ago. (more...)
Bravo stars as City see off Wolves in shoot-out Bravo stars as City see off Wolves in shoot-out
- October 25, 2017

Claudio Bravo was Manchester City's hero as he made two penalty saves to break Wolves resistance in the shoot-out after 120 minutes failed to break the deadlock at the Etihad Stadium . And the 18-year-old Nketiah ensured Arsene Wenger's men would be in the quarter-final draw when he headed home the victor. Bournemouth forward Callum Wilson scored his first goal since September 2015 as the Premier League strugglers beat second-tier Middlesbrough 3-1. (more...)
Blokes pictured messing about in baited CROCODILE trap dubbed 'idiots of century' Blokes pictured messing about in baited CROCODILE trap dubbed 'idiots of century'
- October 25, 2017

It is illegal to interfere or tamper with crocodile traps, but not to swim near them, Mr Miles said. "I was absolutely gobsmacked, this is incredibly stupid and unsafe behaviour". The official noted that the area was notoriously risky, where crocodile attacks take place. The men are facing fines of $15,000 each for interfering with a baited crocodile trap, according to The Sydney Morning Herald and The Guardian . (more...)
Markelle Fultz's shoulder injury is worse than expected Markelle Fultz's shoulder injury is worse than expected
- October 25, 2017

In an interview with Bleacher Report this past summer, former No. 1 overall pick Kwame Brown blamed the Sixers medical staff for a misdiagnosis of his leg injury in 2013 that ended his National Basketball Association career early. However, the loudest alarm bells are going off not because of his stats but because of the freaky shooting form that Fultz has displayed so far this season. (more...)
Warriors' Stephen Curry consoles Mavericks guard's grieving nephew Warriors' Stephen Curry consoles Mavericks guard's grieving nephew
- October 25, 2017

Two-time MVP Stephen Curry avoided a suspension for tossing his mouthpiece in the direction of an official during Saturday's loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. That young boy was the nephew of Mavs point guard Devin Harris, and he recently lost his father (Harris' brother) in a vehicle accident last week. "That's the best I can tell him", added the Golden State guard. (more...)
Wenger: Ozil back to his best for dominant Arsenal Wenger: Ozil back to his best for dominant Arsenal
- October 25, 2017

Despite going a goal down, Arsenal ran out 5-2 winners against Everton at Goodison Park in the Premier League , helped by the dismissal of the home side's only defensive midfielder, Idrissa Gueye , but also inspired by an impressive attacking trio. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino: 'Erik Lamela remains unavailable' Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino: 'Erik Lamela remains unavailable'
- October 24, 2017

Pochettino, who is set to field a team with plenty changes from Sunday's 4-1 win against Liverpool, said: "Lamela is not on the list". "I need to decide tomorrow [Wednesday]". "He voted for me number two", said Pochettino. After a long period unavailable, it's so important, the component of psychology, only training, not competing is totally different. (more...)
Real Madrid president adds fresh twist to €250m-rated Kane talk Real Madrid president adds fresh twist to €250m-rated Kane talk
- October 24, 2017

So far this year for club and country, Kane has scored a remarkable 45 goals in 40 appearances following his double against Liverpool on Sunday. Perez also gave his backing to current No 9 Karim Benzema , who was recently branded "overrated" by former Barcelona and England striker Gary Lineker. (more...)
Harry Kane believes Tottenham Hotspur can challenge for the Premier League title Harry Kane believes Tottenham Hotspur can challenge for the Premier League title
- October 24, 2017

A meeting of shareholders planned for Wednesday in central London was cancelled when it became apparent no agreement would be reached. Manchester City are five points clear of both of them ahead of Spurs' trip to Old Trafford this Saturday. (more...)
Man Utd boss Mourinho set to replace struggling Lindelof for Swansea clash Man Utd boss Mourinho set to replace struggling Lindelof for Swansea clash
- October 24, 2017

Manchester United beat Swansea City 4-0 at the Liberty Stadium earlier in the season in a league game. On Tuesday, Man United take on Swansea City in Wales in the League Cup. " Manchester United " this season, lost only in one of the seven away matches. The EFL cup , also known as the Carabao Cup, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football. (more...)