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F1: Vijay Mallya relinquishes his position as managing director of Force India
- May 31, 2018

The 62-year-old Indian, who denies wrongdoing, stands accused of fraudulently palming off losses from his now defunct Kingfisher Airlines on to banks by taking out loans he had no intention of repaying. The current ownership of the team includes Mallya and fellow Indian businessman Subrata Roy, who own 42.5% each, and former Spyker shareholder Michiel Mol who owns 15% of the outfit. (more...)
Ex-Maryland star Cliff Tucker among 3 dead in Texas wreck Ex-Maryland star Cliff Tucker among 3 dead in Texas wreck
- May 31, 2018

A native of El Paso, Tucker had a career 3-point percentage of.352. He also helped to lead the Terps to the NCAA Tournament in 2009 and 2010. That's what makes this so hard. "He was one of those guys that when you coached them - he'd do stuff to make you mad, I think he did it on goal", former Maryland coach Gary Williams said to the Baltimore Sun . (more...)
England drop Mark Stoneman, recall Keaton Jennings for 2nd Pakistan Test England drop Mark Stoneman, recall Keaton Jennings for 2nd Pakistan Test
- May 31, 2018

Pakistan won by nine wickets on Sunday to take the lead in the two-Test series. ■ ENGLAND leg-spinner Adil Rashid will feature for the ICC World XI in the Twenty20 worldwide against West Indies at Lord's on Thursday. He made a hundred on his Test debut for England in India in December 2016 but was dropped from the side after failing to pass 50 in four matches against the Proteas. (more...)
Marco Silva named as new Everton manager Marco Silva named as new Everton manager
- May 31, 2018

Silva was sacked by Watford in January, with the Hornets blaming the decision on Everton's approach for the Portuguese in November. Marco Silva has finally landed the Everton manager's job, almost seven months after they first started pursuing him. (more...)
Cavaliers’ Finals date with Warriors doesn’t look so hot Cavaliers’ Finals date with Warriors doesn’t look so hot
- May 31, 2018

So, understandably, he's going to have a lot to write about in that eventual book - he just needs to figure out where to place it. He has pushed through the personal tragedy of losing his youngest brother Kirk in March from an undisclosed illness but has kept his focus although the Cavaliers enter this series as a 12-point underdog for Game 1. (more...)
Liverpool Legend Believes Loris Karius Deserves Another Chance Liverpool Legend Believes Loris Karius Deserves Another Chance
- May 31, 2018

As much as I want to back him, I can not help but think that Loris Karius threw away his chance to be Liverpool's no.1 when he made two mistakes in the Champions League final that ensured Real Madrid ran out 3-1 victors. "So, for me, Alisson is staying with us since we are all delighted with him and he wants to stay in Rome". Since that fateful night, Karius has been linked with a move to Serie C side Rimini , according to the Guardian , quite a fall from grace from the Champions ... (more...)
Kobe Bryant visits New England Patriots for Wednesday's practice Kobe Bryant visits New England Patriots for Wednesday's practice
- May 31, 2018

While adjusting to life off the basketball court, Bryant has been keeping himself busy with his company, Kobe Inc. Several Patriots players posted photos of Bryant to their social media accounts. A native of Philadelphia, Bryant is a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan. The Eagles ironically went on to beat the Patriots in the Super Bowl with Nick Foles leading the way after Carson Wentz went down against the Rams. (more...)
Peru Captain Paolo Guerrero Cleared To Play In The World Cup Peru Captain Paolo Guerrero Cleared To Play In The World Cup
- May 31, 2018

In the latest twist to a long-running saga which has kept the Andean nation on tenterhooks, the Swiss Federal Tribunal acknowledged that it would be harsh for Guerrero to miss what is likely to be his only chance to play at the tournament. However, less than two weeks after the six-month ban ended in May, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), sport's highest tribunal, increased the ban to 14 months, again ruling out of the finals. (more...)
Romania and Spain to appeal 2019 Rugby World Cup disqualification Romania and Spain to appeal 2019 Rugby World Cup disqualification
- May 31, 2018

This meant that Russian Federation joined Ireland, Japan an Scotland in Pool A. The controversy kicked off when Spain's rugby federation (FER) demanded a rematch of their loss to Belgium, which ultimately allowed Romania to qualify at their expense for next year's showpiece in Japan. (more...)
Injured Mo Salah out for three weeks Injured Mo Salah out for three weeks
- May 31, 2018

The Egypt worldwide had to be substituted in the first half of Liverpool FC's 3-1 loss to Real Madrid in Kiev on Saturday night on what turned out to be a night to forget for the Reds. "We Are Liverpool Phenomenal noise from the stands in Kiev to all the support around the world.It's been a season of exhilarating football, songs and memories created with fellow Reds.We go again next season". (more...)
Ramsey ready to sign new deal? Ramsey ready to sign new deal?
- May 31, 2018

However, his optimism around Emery's appointment suggests he could be prepared to commit his future to the Gunners . Arsenal have also offered Jack Wilshere a new deal on reduced terms, but with lucrative performance-based bonuses. The Wales midfielder scored 11 goals in 32 appearances for the club last season. Arsenal have been planning to offer the midfielder a new deal for some time now, especially after Manchester United's interest re-surfaced a few months ago. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane leaves Real Madrid five days after winning third Champions League Zinedine Zidane leaves Real Madrid five days after winning third Champions League
- May 31, 2018

The Catalan took a year's sabbatical in NY, learned English, then German, ahead of joining Bayern Munich. "He is a leader, a captain and it has been a pleasure to share three more years with him". I understand, and what I can do is thank the fans not only as a coach but as a player they have always supported me". " This is the right moment for everyone, it might seem a bit unusual, but it had to be done for the good of everyone, the players, the club, and myself". (more...)
Groves cleared to fight Smith in WBSS Final Groves cleared to fight Smith in WBSS Final
- May 31, 2018

The bout is set to take place later this Summer in order to give Groves the maximum recovery time needed to heal his dislocated shoulder in his semi-final against Chris Eubank Jr . "I broke my jaw in May [2017, during a sixth-round stoppage win over Fedor Chudinov] and I was back training soon after". This will be Groves' third defence of his WBA Super World title, with all three fights involving British opponents - Jamie Cox and Chris Eubank Jr . (more...)
Chelsea halts United Kingdom stadium project due to 'investment climate' Chelsea halts United Kingdom stadium project due to 'investment climate'
- May 31, 2018

The club had been working to knock down Stamford Bridge and rebuild an entirely new arena on the same ground - a project which was set to take around four years. Abramovich bought Chelsea in 2003, since when the club has won five Premier League titles, five FA Cups and one Champions League during the most successful spell in the club's 113-year history. (more...)
Ghana spoils Nishino's debut, beating Japan 2-0 in friendly Ghana spoils Nishino's debut, beating Japan 2-0 in friendly
- May 31, 2018

Keisuke Honda, who looked the most likely to score in the first half, twice tested goalkeeper Richard Ofori but the 31-year-old, now plying his trade in Mexico at Pachuca, notably exhausted in the second half before being substituted. Japan have not won in four matches and play an away friendly against Switzerland in Lugano on 8 June, before facing Paraguay in Lausanne, Switzerland on 12 June. (more...)
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero CLEARED to play at World Cup
- May 31, 2018

Guerrero, who will nearly certainly not have had another chance to play at the World Cup even if Peru qualified again, is now free to lead his country in their first appearance at the tournament for 36 years. But the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) increased it on the grounds that the Flamengo forward bore "some fault or negligence" for the positive test and must face a ban of between one and two years under FIFA's anti-doping rules. (more...)
Karius: Reported Liverpool target Alisson offers moral support Karius: Reported Liverpool target Alisson offers moral support
- May 31, 2018

Karius, who has been held responsible for Liverpool's defeat in the Champions League final, featured in 33 matches for the Reds in 2017/18 and conceded 31 goals. "Having airs like that is something Cristiano Ronaldo , alias CR7, can pull off in Madrid, because he has won the Champions League five times". Priority European champion, Alisson would have already reached an agreement with the club Merengue, according to a former Brazilian star of AS Roma , Cafu. (more...)
Liverpool keen on deal for Courtois Liverpool keen on deal for Courtois
- May 31, 2018

However, one name that hasn't cropped up before (until now), is that of Courtois, who is doing his best to get out of Chelsea . According to Gianluca Di Marzio , Liverpool are keen to sign Courtois if he is to leave Chelsea in the current transfer window. (more...)
Tomic curt after first-up French Open exit Tomic curt after first-up French Open exit
- May 31, 2018

So they quickly threw some clothes in suitcases - Trungelliti's was still packed - and hopped in his relatives' rental vehicle for the roughly 10-hour, 650-mile (1,000-kilometer) drive due north, arriving at about 11 p.m. "Supposedly they were going to come here but then I lost, so I left". "There are many flights cancelled, and then there is no train now in France so the best option was just to take the vehicle". (more...)
Zidane resigns as Real Madrid Coach
- May 31, 2018

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez was on Thursday present alongside Zidane when the announcement was made. Emotional: "I loved him as a player and now as a manager and I want him to always be at my side". "It is a sad day for me and will be for the fans, the players and everyone at the club", said Perez. "I have thought a lot about this decision and I can't go back on it". (more...)
Fire Breaks Out At Citi Field Concession Stand Fire Breaks Out At Citi Field Concession Stand
- May 31, 2018

The fire was out by 4 p.m. Thankfully, the sprinkler system did go off to put out the fire. A metal detector was also damaged in the blaze, stadium employees said. The Mets are in the middle of an eight-game road trip. NY is scheduled to return home to Citi Field on Thursday for a four-game series against the Cubs. (more...)
Nadal critiques court following 80th win Nadal critiques court following 80th win
- May 31, 2018

Nadal improved his Paris record to 80-2 with a 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (9) rain-interrupted win completed over two days on Court Philippe Chatrier after saving four set points in the tiebreaker. The Russian, who was Paris champion in 2012 and 2014, fired 35 winners in her victory on Court Suzanne Lenglen. Serena Williams made a winning return to Grand Slam tennis which was as memorable as her body-hugging black catsuit when she reached the Roland Garros second round on Tuesday. (more...)
Manchester City on verge of completing record deal for Riyad Mahrez Manchester City on verge of completing record deal for Riyad Mahrez
- May 31, 2018

We're waiting for their response. I don't think they have rejected offers. "If Napoli find an agreement with City, we'll assess everything. The coach is one of the best in Europe". The Brazil native has so far refused to comment on the speculation, telling reporters his focus is on the Italy national team, per Football Italia . (more...)
John Terry to leave Aston Villa John Terry to leave Aston Villa
- May 31, 2018

Are Aston Villa being unrealistic asking for the same amount for Jack Grealish as Norwich want for James Maddison? Everton are reportedly interested in bringing him to the Premier League, but are not alone, with West Ham and Leicester City also keeping a keen eye on him. (more...)
Kolisi named captain for Boks against England Kolisi named captain for Boks against England
- May 31, 2018

Twenty six of those players have travelled to Washington to prepare for the Wales Test while the remainder of the squad - bar du Plessis and Steyn, who are involved in this weekend's Top 14 final - are training in Johannesburg ahead of the England series. (more...)

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