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Australian four-time Olympic gold medallist Betty Cuthbert dead at 79 Australian four-time Olympic gold medallist Betty Cuthbert dead at 79
- August 07, 2017

Cuthbert won hearts around the country after taking home three gold medals at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, and a fourth at the 1964 Tokyo games. Four years later in Rome, an injury early on saw her miss out completely, and she retired for 18 months, working in her family's nursery, before returning to the track in time to win gold in the 4×110 yards relay at the '62 Commonwealth games, and two years later, gold in the 400m at the Tokyo games. (more...)
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 Results and Medal Table After Friday
- August 07, 2017

It was that famous finishing kick that propelled Farah through the final 600 meters to take the lead and win what he says is his last go at the event on the championships stage. Remember Farah had to haul himself off the track in Rio after a hearts in mouth-inducing fall. Bolt was welcomed with a rousing reception from the capacity crowd of 60,000 which had just seconds earlier loudly jeered American rival Justin Gatlin , a former world champion who however has also been banned for doping ... (more...)
Martin Truex Jr. wins NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen Martin Truex Jr. wins NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen
- August 07, 2017

But while the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota was fast, an unexpected 36-lap stretch of green flag racing forced drivers and teams to adjust their strategy. The cars have really been working for me here and it just feels so good to finally win an Xfinity race here. "They've treated us so good every time we've been here, so it's been a blessing". (more...)
Former LSU, Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended 10 games by NFL Former LSU, Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended 10 games by NFL
- August 06, 2017

It's likely the Falcons have been working other cornerbacks into reps against the first- and second-team offense to prepare for life (10 regular season games) without Collins to start the season. Collins will be eligible to return to the Falcons' active roster on November 21 - the day after Atlanta's Week 11 "Monday Night Football" game in Seattle against the Seahawks. (more...)
Alexis back in training plus transfer updates Alexis back in training plus transfer updates
- August 06, 2017

Despite winning a third FA Cup in four years last season, there remains an air of unease around Arsenal heading into the new Premier League campaign. 'I was always against it '. The two men, Arsenal's leading protagonists over the past few seasons, remained in their club suits at Wembley stadium on Sunday, left out of the matchday squad. (more...)
Royals place Perez on DL, recall Gallagher Royals place Perez on DL, recall Gallagher
- August 06, 2017

Perez will be re-evaluated in the next few days when the swelling diminishes. According to Royals' manager Ned Yost, the maximum time that Perez will spend on the disabled list will be four weeks. Gallagher, 24, is hitting.294 with five home runs and 34 RBIs this season. The club recalled catcher Cam Gallager from Class AAA Omaha to fill his roster spot. (more...)
Arsenal boss Wenger: I've full backing over Alexis stand Arsenal boss Wenger: I've full backing over Alexis stand
- August 06, 2017

Alexis Sanchez has become the potato in a game of hot potato. "Mesut had a kick on his ankle which was swollen and he couldn't practise yesterday". I wanted first him to come back, he is coming out of a fracture. "He is physical very strong, naturally". Certainly there are no excuses now that Guardiola has got the full-backs he wanted in Kyle Walker (£40m) and Benjamin Mendy (£60m), players who can at last provide width to stretch the play in the opposition half. (more...)
Chelsea close to signing 27-year-old who Conte wanted last summer Chelsea close to signing 27-year-old who Conte wanted last summer
- August 06, 2017

The Foxes already look set to lose Riyad Mahrez, with Roma showing a serious interest in the Algeria winger, and they do not want too many of their star names to depart as they seek to re-establish themselves at the top of the Premier League table. (more...)
Princeton Capital Management Inc. Cuts Stake in Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)
- August 06, 2017

The company has a strong pipeline, primarily focusing on therapeutic proteins within insulin, GLP-1, blood clotting factors and human growth hormone. Leerink Swann initiated the stock with "Market Perform" rating in Friday, August 28 report. (more...)
Bolton Wanderers 2 Leeds United 3: Phillips brace seals five-goal thriller Bolton Wanderers 2 Leeds United 3: Phillips brace seals five-goal thriller
- August 06, 2017

Phillips darted to the near post and Pablo Hernandez rolled it into his path from a corner and the midfielder guided his shot into the far corner with the help of a deflection. Both sides then pushed to net the game's sixth goal but United held firm to see out almost eight minutes of added time to notch a thrilling victory in Christiansen's first game in charge. (more...)
OFFICIAL Arsenal XI and preview of Community Shield v Chelsea OFFICIAL Arsenal XI and preview of Community Shield v Chelsea
- August 06, 2017

He'll obviously look to have similar success, but will face a hard time against one of the best defenders in the league in the Frenchman. I'm sure about this. The competition has lost some of its flair in the past few years, but there is nothing like winning some sort of silverware or be it a Shield prior to the start of the league season. (more...)
Rays try to curtail scoreless stretch as series vs. Brewers concludes Rays try to curtail scoreless stretch as series vs. Brewers concludes
- August 06, 2017

Archer, who lost 19 games last season, is 8-6 with a 3.89 ERA this year, and is coming off a win at Houston, giving up four runs in six innings and getting good run support. Shaw suffered a bruised neck and is considered day-to-day, the Brewers said . While Hernan Perez will enter the lineup in Shaw's stead Sunday, fantasy owners should feel plenty comfortable keeping Shaw active heading into the upcoming week. (more...)
Boca festejó ante Villarreal en La Bombonera Boca festejó ante Villarreal en La Bombonera
- August 06, 2017

El partido de anoche fue denominado " Fiesta Intercontinental " y fue parte del arreglo consumado entre ambas dirigencias tras acordar la llegada a préstamo desde el club español a Boca del delantero Cristian Espinoza . Edwin Cardona mostró destellos de su calidad, en un equipo que jugó al ritmo de Gago . Sin embargo, antes del final pudo ampliar la diferencia con un penal que Andrés, el arquero del Villarreal , le atajó a Gago , resumió TyC Sports. (more...)
Gun Runner Runs Rivals Out Of Their Shoes In Whitney Win Gun Runner Runs Rivals Out Of Their Shoes In Whitney Win
- August 06, 2017

Gun Runner exploded away from the field to win the 90th running of the Whitney before a crowd of 39,289 at Saratoga Race Course - nothing unusual there - but the aftermath became the Case of Tangled up in Shoe, a Sherlock Holmes mystery finally solved upon review of the head-on video of the race. (more...)
Newest Clipper Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charge Newest Clipper Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charge
- August 06, 2017

Reed spent this past season with the Miami Heat and had been working out in Miami in recent days. Reed was booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center shortly after 3 a.m. A Clippers official who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter said the team was aware of Reed's arrest and would release a statement after getting more details. (more...)
Conor McGregor's Sparring Partner Quits After Knockdown Photo Leaks Conor McGregor's Sparring Partner Quits After Knockdown Photo Leaks
- August 06, 2017

One of those photos showed Paul laid out on the boxing ring canvas with Conor McGregor standing tall above him. "I won't release any information about his game plan or what he's working on - I wouldn't do that". Malignaggi added that he and McGregor had "a mutual respect inside the ring" and that his departure was related to matters outside the ring. "I'm ready for a war'". (more...)
Chelsea striker Diego Costa's lawyer to demand Atletico Madrid move Chelsea striker Diego Costa's lawyer to demand Atletico Madrid move
- August 06, 2017

However, asked about the decision to sell the midfielder to United, Conte simply replied: "You have to ask the club about this". We have a small squad and I think only one player is not enough to improve our team. "Don't forget we are trying to improve our squad in the numerical aspect". "I don't understand why a lawyer is getting involved, I don't understand this", Conte said in the press conference ahead of the Community Shield clash with Arsenal on Sunday (6 August). (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte reveals thoughts on €222 million Neymar fee Chelsea boss Conte reveals thoughts on €222 million Neymar fee
- August 06, 2017

The Mirror report he said : "I think that Kenedy last season didn't play before he went on loan and played 20 minutes, when he went back with Chelsea he played only one game in the Carling Cup. "I repeat what I said in the past: the player, his agent and the club knew very well the future of the player in the summer". If you want to buy a top player you must be ready to spend this money. (more...)
Lankans fold for 183, to follow-on v India Lankans fold for 183, to follow-on v India
- August 06, 2017

After Tharanga's early dismissal to Umesh Yadav in the second innings , Kusal Mendis and Karunaratne joined forces to present a refreshingly different face of Sri Lanka's batting. While Azharuddin's win was his only away one in a decade-long stay in captaincy, Kohli's victory was the first as a full-fledged Test captain. Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers with five wickets, while Jadeja and Mohammed Shami snapped up two wickets apiece. (more...)
Knifeman arrested after storming Eiffel Tower in bid to 'kill a soldier' Knifeman arrested after storming Eiffel Tower in bid to 'kill a soldier'
- August 06, 2017

A man has been arrested after attempting to storm the Eiffel Tower with a knife. In custody, he said he wanted to commit "an attack against a soldier and had been in contact with a member of the jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant [ISIL] who encouraged him to take action", a separate source told AFP. (more...)
Liverpool 3 Athletic Bilbao 1: Young forwards fire Reds to Dublin victory Liverpool 3 Athletic Bilbao 1: Young forwards fire Reds to Dublin victory
- August 06, 2017

Understandably, numerous club's supporters are excited about what's still to come from the youngster, who only turns 18 in September. The Reds grabbed the lead early on thanks to a penalty won and converted by Roberto Firmino before Inaki Williams brought the sides level on the half-hour mark. (more...)
Lomachenko defends belt, stops Marriaga after 7 rounds Lomachenko defends belt, stops Marriaga after 7 rounds
- August 06, 2017

Lomachenko, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, toyed with Marriaga in the early rounds by tapping him on the head with soft combinations before loading up seconds later. His next fight Lomachenko would like to unite the belts, I will not refuse from the Ukrainian, a rematch with Orlando Salido or a fight with the status Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux. (more...)
Joshua Garnett Suffers Leg Injury at 49ers Training Camp, May Require Surgery Joshua Garnett Suffers Leg Injury at 49ers Training Camp, May Require Surgery
- August 06, 2017

Smith suffered the injury during the team's practice Saturday at Levi's Stadium. More information regarding Smith's injury and replacement is expected to come out in the coming days and a decision should be made relatively soon. " He was yelling them a little bit ", cornerback Dontae Johnson said (via Branch) of Foster's play-relaying, laughing. He ascended to working with the second string this week during team drills after being limited in the offseason program while recovering from ... (more...)
Chelsea told they have 'no chance' of signing Juventus star Alex Sandro Chelsea told they have 'no chance' of signing Juventus star Alex Sandro
- August 06, 2017

Tottenham beat Juventus 2-0 in their final pre-season friendly - But there's concern over Kieran Trippier who was forced off through injury and left Wembley on crutches. Chelsea have already spent close to £130m on Tiemoue Bakayoko, Alvaro Morata and Antonio Rudiger while Willy Caballero joined on a free. Marcos Alonso impressed for the champions last season after his January arrival from Fiorentina but, with Chelsea returning to the Champions League, Conte wants a bigger squad to tackle ... (more...)
Sock calls Citi Open surface probably 'worst court on tour' Sock calls Citi Open surface probably 'worst court on tour'
- August 06, 2017

He will now face 15th seed Kevin Anderson who defeated Jack Sock of the U.S by the same score. "It was definitely a tough match. Conditions were hot, it was a little gusty, balls were flying", Anderson said. Though the same age as Paul, Zverev has more experience, with three ATP tournament titles so far this year. In the women's draw, seventh-seeded Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation beat fifth-seeded Oceane Dodin 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. (more...)