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Djokovic to face Zverev in Shanghai semi-finals Djokovic to face Zverev in Shanghai semi-finals
- October 13, 2018

Federer made an immediate breakthrough at the start of the second, but he was made to work hard to maintain his advantage as Nishikori failed to nail his opportunities until the sixth game when the two-time victor in Shanghai pulled an uncharacteristic backhand into the tramlines to hand his opponent a lifeline. (more...)
PSG’s win over Red Star reportedly being investigated over match-fixing concerns PSG’s win over Red Star reportedly being investigated over match-fixing concerns
- October 12, 2018

According to French publication L'Equipe, French prosecutors have begun looking into the match-fixing allegations after a tip-off by UEFA. The game was played last week and Red Star could now face action after the claims came to light. Red Star, meanwhile, reacted to L'Equipe's report with "the highest amount of anger and disgust". Marko Marin scored Red Star's only goal. The French newspaper claim UEFA alerted France to a possible bet made by one of the club's directors on his team losing ... (more...)
Williams CONFIRM Mercedes man George Russell as new F1 driver for 2019 Williams CONFIRM Mercedes man George Russell as new F1 driver for 2019
- October 12, 2018

Russell now leads the FIA Formula 2 championship by a healthy margin with one event to go. While new-for-2019 McLaren driver Lando Norris has been hailed as the next great driver from Great Britain, Russell has comfortably held his countryman at arm's length in F2 this year, catching Norris in the points at the midway stage of the season before building what is an nearly unassailable championship lead with just the two races in Abu Dhabi remaining. (more...)
Saunders could lose belt after licence is denied Saunders could lose belt after licence is denied
- October 12, 2018

The commission had a meeting on October 9 to decide Saunders' fate in regards to fighting in Boston after Saunders tested positive for the banned substance oxilofrine . In August, the former Olympian was embroiled in an ugly spat with heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder at a restaurant in Northern Ireland ahead of the Tyson Fury-Francesco Pianeta fight, with Saunders accused of throwing half-a-chicken at the unbeaten American. (more...)
Kyle Lafferty rules himself out of Northern Ireland UEFA Nations League ties Kyle Lafferty rules himself out of Northern Ireland UEFA Nations League ties
- October 12, 2018

Lafferty's absence could present an early opportunity for Rotherham striker Kyle Vassell, who has been called into O'Neill's squad for the first time at the age of 25. "As long as I play, I'm happy". The former non-league striker says he would love to emulate his big cousin Darius, who played for England at the 2002 World Cup finals and two years at the European Championship finals. (more...)
Giants Fine Odell Beckham Jr After Comments in Interview with Lil Wayne Giants Fine Odell Beckham Jr After Comments in Interview with Lil Wayne
- October 12, 2018

Eli Manning struggled to get anything going, between his inaccurate throwing and a porous offensive line. But I'm, you know, I want to go over the top of somebody'. The team would drop to a putrid 1-5 on the season. What's worse is that he's averaging only 7.23 yards per passing attempt, which ranks 22nd in the National Football League and lends credence to Beckham's suggestion that Manning is struggling to throw downfield. (more...)
Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen sidelined until December through injury Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen sidelined until December through injury
- October 12, 2018

A club statement reads : "Jan Vertonghen sustained a hamstring injury against Huddersfield Town on 29 September, which has been monitored closely over the past 12 days". Spurs lie fifth in the Premier League table with 18 points from eight matches. Christian Eriksen (abdominal), Mousa Dembele (thigh) and Serge Aurier (thigh) have also been absent of late. (more...)
Comast and Fox Close Deal for Sky Assets in Europe Comast and Fox Close Deal for Sky Assets in Europe
- October 12, 2018

Sky chairman James Murdoch has resigned from the broadcaster as USA cable giant Comcast took control of the British firm. Murdoch, son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, had been one of Team Sky's staunchest supporters during their recent controversies. (more...)
Hazard says may need Spain move to win Ballon d'Or Hazard says may need Spain move to win Ballon d'Or
- October 12, 2018

That is the view of Barcelona legend and former Ballon d'Or victor Rivaldo, who thinks Hazard would be a ideal replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo . There are some people that would believe the 27-year-old Belgian could be one of the players to break the deadlock that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have had over the award since 2008. (more...)
Lord Sugar pays tribute to former Aston Villa chairman Doug Ellis Lord Sugar pays tribute to former Aston Villa chairman Doug Ellis
- October 12, 2018

The sad news of his death came just hours after the appointment of Dean Smith as head coach , alongside John Terry. A divisive and sometimes controversial figure, Ellis was nicknamed "Deadly Doug" by Jimmy Greaves after sacking numerous managers during his tenures as chairman. (more...)
#MeToo hits cricket world; Malinga accused of sexual harassment #MeToo hits cricket world; Malinga accused of sexual harassment
- October 12, 2018

The flight attendant had described the whole incident on a Facebook post, which is no longer available. Chinmayi Sripadaa shared a post on her social media account Twitter, She shared a statement written and only took the name of Lasith Malinga. (more...)
Liverpool Now Favourites To Sign Wantaway Arsenal Midfielder In Surprise Transfer News Liverpool Now Favourites To Sign Wantaway Arsenal Midfielder In Surprise Transfer News
- October 12, 2018

It is believed Arsenal need to cut the wage bill after two seasons out of the Champions League and manager Unai Emery has other midfield targets. Meanwhile, Aaron Ramsey is now on global duty with Wales who are preparing to face Spain on Thursday night. 'I am contracted to Arsenal and I am going to do my best now this season to try and achieve something special'. (more...)
FIA Launch All-Women Racing Series to Find Next F1 Star FIA Launch All-Women Racing Series to Find Next F1 Star
- October 12, 2018

Many young female racers have praised the initiative, with British F3 victor Jamie Chadwick believing the scheme will open up opportunities for young women who aspire to move up the motorsport ladder. The series, supported by long-time F1 driver David Coulthard , will be free to enter and participation will be awarded exclusively on merit and performances during a "vigorous" selection and testing process. (more...)
Johanna Konta parts company with coach Michael Joyce Johanna Konta parts company with coach Michael Joyce
- October 12, 2018

It has been a tough season, at least in the grand slam events, with first-round losses at the United States and French Opens and second-round exits at Wimbledon and the Australian Open . Konta has failed to match her sensational 2017 form, which saw her reach the semifinals of Wimbledon . And so, for the third year in a row, Konta has decided to make a change. (more...)
Usain Bolt scores two goals in trial game for Central Coast Mariners Usain Bolt scores two goals in trial game for Central Coast Mariners
- October 12, 2018

Bolt, the 100 metres world record holder and eight-time Olympic gold medal victor, joined Central Coast on trial in August in a bid to win a contract. Again sporting the No 95 shirt - a reference to his world record time over 100m - and playing up front, Bolt started a match for the first time, following on from his 20-minute cameo off the bench for the Mariners over a month ago. (more...)
Bryant to visit ACC school this weekend Bryant to visit ACC school this weekend
- October 12, 2018

One of the top players set to hit the college football transfer market could choose to stay in the same conference. Former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant is planning to visit Arkansas later this month, according to a report in The State newspaper in SC. (more...)
Detroit Tigers broadcasters Mario Impemba and Rod Allen won't return Detroit Tigers broadcasters Mario Impemba and Rod Allen won't return
- October 12, 2018

While the Detroit Tigers have a lot of work to do this offseason after barely winning 60 games on the season, there will be one change that is official. Fox Sports Detroit and the Tigers have not commented on the departure of Impemba and Allen. Allen and Impemba did call another Tigers game from that point. (more...)
Lil Wayne Fires Back At Giants' Eli Manning Lil Wayne Fires Back At Giants' Eli Manning
- October 12, 2018

While speaking with the network's Josina Anderson, Beckham was seated a table alongside none other than Lil Wayne. "I think you're all just a little upset that someone with a number one album and one of the greats of the National Football League had a chance to sit down in the room together and capture such a great interview and I think you're upset because you weren't the one on the other side of the table asking the questions". (more...)
Wales vs. Spain - Football Match Report Wales vs. Spain - Football Match Report
- October 12, 2018

Wales striker Sam Vokes got a consolation for Ryan Giggs' side in the 89th, heading a David Brooks cross beyond goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, who replaced David de Gea in the second half. Defender Marc Bartra, who like Alcacer played under Enrique at Barca, got his first global goal with a header from a corner in the 74th, Spain's 12th strike under the new coach after beating Croatia 6-0 and England 2-1 in the Nations League . (more...)
Koepka wins Player of the Year honors Koepka wins Player of the Year honors
- October 12, 2018

He missed the first major of the year but still managed to win two of the last three majors of the year. The tour this week announced six nominees for the award which is determined by a vote of PGA Tour pros. Koepka tied a major championship record by finishing at 264. The tour does not disclose how many votes he received from a ballot that included British Open champion Francesco Molinari , FedEx Cup champion Justin Rose , Dustin Johnson , Justin Thomas and Bryson DeChambeau . (more...)
Red Sox eliminate rival Yankees, advance to ALCS Red Sox eliminate rival Yankees, advance to ALCS
- October 12, 2018

That song was "New York, New York" by Frank Sinatra. According to the TBS telecast, Severino did not begin warming up until 7:32 p.m. ET, only 10 minutes before he threw his first pitch. Boone acknowledged some regret in allowing ace Luis Severino to start the fourth inning down 3-0. And we will never know what sort of fight the Yankees could have mustered over the remaining innings had Boone - after Severino, already down by three runs, loaded the bases with no outs on a pair of singles ... (more...)
Danny Rose and Alex McCarthy withdraw from England squad Danny Rose and Alex McCarthy withdraw from England squad
- October 12, 2018

Modric's claims were echoed by Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic, who added: "I would agree with Luka that we felt a little underestimated by the English media, not the head coach or the players". 'We want to feel better about ourselves (after losing so heavily to Spain). Croatia have been forced to play the game behind closed doors, the second and final match of a UEFA sanction after a swastika was imprinted on the pitch ahead of a Euro 2016 qualifying match against Italy. (more...)
Alex Cora says David Price will start Game 2 of ALCS Alex Cora says David Price will start Game 2 of ALCS
- October 12, 2018

Here's the complete schedule for the series. Chris Sale will oppose Justin Verlander in Game 1 of the series on Saturday. Veteran Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia added to the growing criticism of umpire Ángel Hernández Tuesday night after NY lost to the Red Sox in Game 4 of the ALDS. (more...)
Bills RB LeSean McCoy reacts to Eagles trade rumors Bills RB LeSean McCoy reacts to Eagles trade rumors
- October 12, 2018

Deshaun Watson took a pummeling in Sunday night's victory over the Dallas Cowboys , but the Houston Texans quarterback expects to play this week versus the Buffalo Bills . The Eagles are without starting running back Jay Ajayi for the season with a torn ACL and Darren Sproles has not played since Week 1 due to a hamstring injury. (more...)
Kanye West reveals pointless iPhone code during White House meeting Kanye West reveals pointless iPhone code during White House meeting
- October 12, 2018

She secured a pardon for a great-grandmother who had been serving a life sentence for drugs offences. "I love Hillary ", he said, "I love everyone, right?" "There was something about putting this hat on that made me feel like Superman ", West told Mr Trump during the 10-minute speech. (more...)

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