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Augusta National Will Host a Women's Golf Tournament Next Year Augusta National Will Host a Women's Golf Tournament Next Year
- April 05, 2018

Making his first State of the Masters address, the club president Fred Ridley said the club, which had barred women from membership until six years ago, would welcome the world's top amateurs to compete for the Augusta National Women's Amateur Championship. (more...)
Liverpool Fans Loved Mo Salah's Conversation With Aymeric Laporte At Half Time Liverpool Fans Loved Mo Salah's Conversation With Aymeric Laporte At Half Time
- April 05, 2018

Liverpool's Egyptian global then set-up Sadio Mane to head home a third goal as the Reds put one foot in the semi-finals of the Champions League with an impressive victory over the Premier League champions-elect. Match Commander Superintendent Paul White said: "We are aware that damage was caused to the Manchester City team bus as it approached Anfield stadium ahead of the Liverpool v Manchester City match". (more...)
Champions League: Champions League: "Barcelona" step away from the semifinals
- April 05, 2018

Edin Dzeko appeared to have kept Roma in the tie when he pulled one back late on but they could not prevent Luis Suarez netting his first Champions League goal of the season. BC-SOC-Barcelona-Roma, 1st Ld-Writethru, 6202 own goals help Barcelona beat Roma 4-1 in CL quarterfinalsAP Photo XPG114, XPG104, XPG122, XPG121Eds: Adds details, other result. (more...)
Klopp: Salah 100% deserves PFA Player of the Year award Klopp: Salah 100% deserves PFA Player of the Year award
- April 05, 2018

Salah is likely to jostle with City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne for the Professional Footballers' Association Players' Player of the Year award. Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk claims he knows how a defense could stop Mohamed Salah but will not share it, ahead of Liverpool's Champions League clash with Manchester City. (more...)
Strong showing at LSU Pro Day Strong showing at LSU Pro Day
- April 05, 2018

He was at Pro Day for just one reason. The Giants have shown interest in potentially taking a running back with their first-round pick at No. 2 overall (Saquon Barkley) but are likely doing their due diligence in the scenario they trade down or Guice somehow falls out of the first round. (more...)
De Bruyne: Man City comeback against Liverpool 'not impossible'
- April 05, 2018

Manager Jurgen Klopp claimed afterwards that the problem was not serious, with the former Roma winger appearing to reassure a number of concerned members of the Liverpool staff and squad at full-time. "I don't have too many regrets or complaints". "If they scored three in 90 minutes, we already showed a lot of times that we can score more than three goals in 90 minutes". (more...)
Star India clinches rights for Rs 6138.1 crore Star India clinches rights for Rs 6138.1 crore
- April 05, 2018

For the first time, an e-auction was held and as a result, the auction took three days to decide the victor. It moved up to Rs 4303.00 crore and Rs 4328.25 crore. The bid is an increase of 59% from the last one. The e-auction had begun at 2pm IST on Tuesday, and the process closed at 6pm that day with highest bid at INR 4442 crores (USD 680 million approx.) The bidding resumed at 11am on Wednesday and ended at 6pm at INR 6032.50 crore (USD 925 million approx). (more...)
CWG 2018: Mirabhai Chanu strikes Gold in Gold Coast
- April 05, 2018

And Malleshwari said that she was expecting the medals from the duo, adding that it would help in boosting the confidence of other players heading into their respective events. In a tweet, Tendulkar said: "First, a Silver medal to begin the day and then a record-breaking Gold Medal". Born in Imphal East, Manipur, Saikhom took up weightlifting in 2007 after being inspired by fellow weightlifter Kunjarani Devi. (more...)
Shohei Ohtani matched Babe Ruth with a rare feat Tuesday Shohei Ohtani matched Babe Ruth with a rare feat Tuesday
- April 05, 2018

The postgame dousing, however, Ohtani had seen on television. Trout, Justin Upton and Luis Valbuena also homered for the Angels . However, after an official review it was ruled to have hit above the yellow line making it a home run for Rivera and bringing the score to 13-2 for the Angels. (more...)
Smith not to contest ball-tampering ban Smith not to contest ball-tampering ban
- April 05, 2018

The plan had been made with captain Smith's knowledge and was carried out by Bancroft‚ the most junior member of the team. The players body has implored CA to take into account the "extraordinary contrition" shown by the trio, and to bring the punishments they have dealt closer in line with those imposed by the International Cricket Council (ICC). (more...)
NZ guaranteed to win at least three medals in cycling tonight NZ guaranteed to win at least three medals in cycling tonight
- April 05, 2018

Canada and Malaysia will race for the bronze. They may struggle to win gold however as they were five seconds behind the Australians who set a Commonwealth Games record. Later Thursday night, the New Zealand men's and women's sprint teams also have a shot at gold - the men were fastest qualifiers and will face England , while the women take on Australia in a rematch of the pursuit final. (more...)
Augusta National Golf Club Chairman Announces Creation Of Amateur Women's Championship Augusta National Golf Club Chairman Announces Creation Of Amateur Women's Championship
- April 05, 2018

As the home to the Masters tournament since 1934, Augusta National's grounds are hallowed because they remain mostly unchanged and famously inaccessible. The championship, which will have it's inaugural event in April of 2019, will extend invitations to an global field of 72 amateur women's golfers. The three-day, 54-hole, tournament will play the first 36 holes over two days at Champions Retreat Golf Club in August, Georgia. (more...)
Champions League: Salah limps out with groin injury Champions League: Salah limps out with groin injury
- April 05, 2018

Those are huge individual names and the teams they represent are genuine European royalty-and should the Reds see out the second leg, that's precisely who Salah and his team-mates are likely to rub shoulders with in the last four. Speaking after the match Jurgen Klopp told his post-match press conference: "I don't know in the moment". "He came to the sideline and said sometimes he was feeling something. (more...)
Real Madrid enquire about Man Utd duo Pogba & Martial Real Madrid enquire about Man Utd duo Pogba & Martial
- April 05, 2018

Ibrahimovic insists Mourinho is still a victor, though, but says winning the FA Cup is a must for the Portuguese. Before anyone starts chipping off, I'm aware this is just one fan but my god it's utterly terrible. "So hopefully they win it". A year ago we had a big success with the three trophies. "And if you're not winning, you're not belonging to the top". (more...)
David Warner accepts 12-month suspension from Cricket Australia for ball-tampering David Warner accepts 12-month suspension from Cricket Australia for ball-tampering
- April 05, 2018

Warner made his announcement just more than an hour before the deadline CA had set for appeals‚ and a day after co-conspirators Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft said they would not challenge their sentences. An investigation by CA's Head of Integrity, Iain Roy, claimed that Warner had come up with the idea and got Bancroft to tamper with the ball, while Smith was in knowledge of the plan and did not prevent it. (more...)
McIlroy 'the number one pick' for Masters, says Nicklaus McIlroy 'the number one pick' for Masters, says Nicklaus
- April 05, 2018

Last week's tournament in Houston was very similar in design to Augusta , especially in the speed and formation of the greens . Without the lessons learned that day, he doubts that he would've had so much success. How about a threesome made up of Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson? Lin Yuxin and Joaquin Niemann hope their appearance at Augusta National will help golf become more popular in their home countries. (more...)
Chaotic draw gifts Australian boxer a medal even if she loses Chaotic draw gifts Australian boxer a medal even if she loses
- April 05, 2018

I am great full for every experience and opportunity I have been given. "You're one of the strongest people I know and I admire your courage and determination so much". Brisbane-based Teju Williamson has been added to the team to replace Kovchenko, with the teen working frantically with Wu to try and form a combination before competition at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre in the second week of the Games. (more...)
Augusta National to host women's amateur golf tournament Augusta National to host women's amateur golf tournament
- April 05, 2018

The first two rounds will take place at Champions Retreat Golf Club in Augusta. "I think over time that this will also be of great benefit to the women's professional game as well". "This is a great thing for the game of golf!" Quite the contrary. And starting next year, a member can say, "We're the club that has that women's amateur event you've see on TV". (more...)
Sally Pearson, the face of her home Commonwealth Games, withdraws through injury Sally Pearson, the face of her home Commonwealth Games, withdraws through injury
- April 05, 2018

The 2012 Olympic champion Pearson, who won a second world title in the 100 metres hurdles at London a year ago, had been the face of the Gold Coast event, and far and away the top drawcard for athletics at Carrara Stadium. Pearson has been battling an Achilles problem since late February, although she did run a leg of a 4x100m relay last week in Brisbane. The South African's withdrawal followed a number of snubs by the world's top athletes, including Kenyan Olympic 800m champion David ... (more...)
Where does Cristiano Ronaldo's bicycle kick rank among the greatest ever? Where does Cristiano Ronaldo's bicycle kick rank among the greatest ever?
- April 05, 2018

The former Manchester United star produced a real moment of magic in training before the game despite making all the headlines from the match against Juve. While it was certainly the flashiest point of the night, the 33-year-old Portuguese forward's contribution to Madrid's other two goals deserves equal merit. (more...)
Sally Pearson's Comm Games may be over Sally Pearson's Comm Games may be over
- April 05, 2018

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Opening ceremony - Carrara Stadium - Gold Coast, Australia - April 4, 2018 - Sally Pearson carries the baton during the opening ceremony. She couldn't defend her Olympic title at Rio de Janeiro because of a breaking her wrist after a nasty fall in 2015 and has been hampered by hamstring and Achilles problems. (more...)
National weightlifter Azroy delivers first gold medal for Malaysia
- April 05, 2018

Mirabai Chanu toppled Mauritius' Marie Hanitra Roilya and Papua New Guinea's Thelma Toua to clinch the gold medal. While Chanu's medal prospects make her the top draw for the Indian contingent, also in action will be the shuttlers, boxers, the women's hockey team and the table tennis players among others. (more...)
Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu wins first gold for India
- April 05, 2018

Her achievements went well past the CWG record of 175kg set by Nigeria's Augustina Nwaokolo in Delhi in 2010. Her combined total of 196 kg was also her personal best. Mirabi had lifted 80 kg in her first attempt but improved it to 84 kg and 86 kg in the next two attempts, respectively. It did not take much time for the young girl to make heads turn as she won gold in junior levels at the South Asian Junior Games and the 2011 International Youth Championship. (more...)
Commonwealth Games brochure declares that England is now in Africa Commonwealth Games brochure declares that England is now in Africa
- April 05, 2018

And while England may have been listed as an African nation in the official programme, as far as the Gold Coast's global student population is concerned - they're one big human rainbow. He added that the English team had "implored" organisers not to pulp the entire print run, instead adding 500 copies with the correct details so they could be handed out to the team and the Commonwealth Games Federation as souvenirs. (more...)
49ers add Korey Toomer to the mix at linebacker
- April 05, 2018

Over the past two seasons with the Chargers, Toomer recorded 123 combined tackles, two sacks, five passes defensed, an interception which he returned for a touchdown, and five forced fumbles in 28 games and 16 starts. Here's a statement from GM John Lynch about the transaction: "We're excited to add a talented player like Korey to our defensive unit". The middle linebacker position could be an issue in that Reuben Foster could face criminal chargers as well as an National Football League ... (more...)

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