Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Naomi Osaka stunned by Mladenovic in Dubai Naomi Osaka stunned by Mladenovic in Dubai

The match against Mladenovic was Osaka's first since claiming the top spot with her Australian Open triumph. Osaka wasn't able to manage her emotions during her press conference, and at one point she was asked if she needed to leave the room to com...

Rory McIlroy to miss Irish Open to focus on Open Championship preparations Rory McIlroy to miss Irish Open to focus on Open Championship preparations

The Irish Open takes place a fortnight before the Open Championship at Royal Portrush and McIlroy believes a change in schedule will give him a better chance of winning the Major. McGinley was critical of McIlroy's suggestion that he might only play ...

France v Scotland: Finn Russell ruled of Six Nations game by concussion France v Scotland: Finn Russell ruled of Six Nations game by concussion

He has been declared symptom-free but faces a race against time to prove his fitness, with World Rugby protocols demanding he undergoes at least six days of further tests. Scotland have been boosted this week by the return to fitness of Magnus Brad...

Diego Simeone: Atletico Madrid boss' celebration 'came from the heart' Diego Simeone: Atletico Madrid boss' celebration 'came from the heart'

Gimenez slid to the floor in a crowded penalty box to bundle the ball into the net from close range in the 78th minute, after former Juve forward Alvaro Morata had had a goal ruled out following a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) review. However, Atl...

Georgia loses to Mississippi State after fan tosses stuffed animal onto court Georgia loses to Mississippi State after fan tosses stuffed animal onto court

Weatherspoon missed the first free throw before referees called a technical foul on Georgia after a fan threw a stuffed animal onto the floor. Weatherspoon successfully made that attempt before missing the third, giving his team the win. Georgia's ...

Williams' delayed FW42 finally makes it to testing Williams' delayed FW42 finally makes it to testing

Since his arrival, the team has slid rapidly down the order until they hit rock bottom, finishing last overall in the F1 Constructors' Championship standings previous year. "There is always a lot of speculation in these circumstances. Right now all I...

Steve Stricker appointed USA captain for Ryder Cup in home state Steve Stricker appointed USA captain for Ryder Cup in home state

The 12-time victor on the PGA Tour further boosted his credentials for the role when he captained Team USA to a 19-11 win over Nick Price's global team at the 2017 Presidents Cup in New Jersey. "Everyone knows he's such a nice guy but beneath all of ...

Emmanuel Sanders Unlikely To Restructure Contract Emmanuel Sanders Unlikely To Restructure Contract

The 31-year-old is slated to put a dent of nearly $13 million into the salary cap in 2019 barring a restructure. Sanders is scheduled to make $12.9 million next season, and releasing him could free up $10 million in cap space. That speculation should...

DK Jain appointed BCCI ombudsman DK Jain appointed BCCI ombudsman

Justice Jain was requested by the court to take over as ombudsman "as soon as possible". He should assume charge at the earliest, the Court said. One of the first issues Justice Jain is likely to deal with is the recent suspension of Indian players...

Plenty to digest for Ricciardo after first test with Renault F1 team Plenty to digest for Ricciardo after first test with Renault F1 team

After being backed by Red Bull from F3 in 2008 all the way through to F1, Ricciardo dismissed suggestions that he felt disappointed by the way in which his time with the team ended, but the Australian joked that he often wonders what might have hap...

Brendan Rodgers believes in a big European comeback for Celtic Brendan Rodgers believes in a big European comeback for Celtic

It was not the most fluent Celtic performance against Kilmarnock , and for much of the clash it looked like Brendan Rodgers' men would have to settle for a point, restoring their six point advantage in the league table in the process. Bobby Russell ...

Les Bleus' Brunel drops half-backs Parra and Lopez for Scotland Les Bleus' Brunel drops half-backs Parra and Lopez for Scotland

Asked if he was not showing his cards too early, Brunel replied: "After seeing our performance against England, Scotland must be pretty confident anyway". Antoine Dupont also gets a promotion from the bench replacing Morgan Parra , who misses out...

Hardik Pandya ruled out of Australia T20s and ODIs Hardik Pandya ruled out of Australia T20s and ODIs

Ravindra Jadeja will replace Pandya in the One-day worldwide (ODI) series while no replacement was announced for the Twenty20 Internationals, for which India will now have a 14 member squad. In New Zealand series though, he failed to get a game. The...

Messi is the only genius in football, says Capello Messi is the only genius in football, says Capello

Another noticeable change, the menu also features Alex Morgan, an American player who evolves at Olympique Lyonnais. The Juventus star was the face of the game when it hit the shelves in September following his transfer from Real Madrid to the ...

Emiliano Sala: Nantes fined after fans set off flares in striker's tribute Emiliano Sala: Nantes fined after fans set off flares in striker's tribute

Sala died when the private plane bringing him to Cardiff crashed into the English Channel on January 21, just two days after his record move to the Premier League club was completed. The club has written to Premier League sides Everton, Crystal Palac...

Raptors signing Meeks to 10-day contract Raptors signing Meeks to 10-day contract

The Raptors have lost guard Fred VanVleet for several weeks because of hand surgery, as well as Delon Wright in the Marc Gasol trade with Memphis. Other than the Wizards and Bucks, he's played for the Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, Det...

76ers’ Joel Embiid out at least one week with left knee soreness 76ers’ Joel Embiid out at least one week with left knee soreness

The Blazers face the Sixers at 10 a.m. PT Saturday in the second game of their seven-game road trip as post-All-Star play resumes. The 7-foot-2 center is averaging 27.3 points and 13.5 rebounds per game for the Sixers, who are now in fifth place in...

Duke reclaims No. 1; Tennessee falls to fifth Duke reclaims No. 1; Tennessee falls to fifth

Nevada remains sixth, with Michigan , Houston, North Carolina and Marquette rounding out the top-10. Duke has now spent almost half of the season's polls (seven of 16) at No. LSU followed up that performance with a narrow win over the weekend at...

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp CONFIRMS interest in Dortmund ace Jadon Sancho

Liverpool are expected to make a move in the summer after Jurgen Klopp revealed his admiration of the player. Klopp has now replicated his success in Germany by leading Liverpool to one of their fiercest title challenges in recent memory.

India faces sanctions after Pakistani athletes fail to get World Cup visas India faces sanctions after Pakistani athletes fail to get World Cup visas

India could face sanctions after two Pakistani shooters failed to get visas to attend a World Cup event in New Delhi , the sport's world body said Wednesday, amid tensions over a deadly suicide bomb attack in Indian Kashmir. They will ask the worl...

Klopp rues Klopp rues "average" end product in Bayern Munich stalemate

But Liverpool's Champions League aspirations will be well and truly parked for now with arch rivals Manchester United next up in Old Trafford this Sunday. The improvement to Bayern's defensive stability was noticeable and hugely encouraging. "W...

Paris St-Germain 5-1 Montpellier: Kylian Mbappe scores in PSG victory Paris St-Germain 5-1 Montpellier: Kylian Mbappe scores in PSG victory

Florent Mollet had equalised at one point in the first half for the visitors before they crumbled in a rearranged fixture that had initially been postponed in early December due to disruption caused by "yellow vest" anti-government protests in Franc...

Griezmann surpasses Torres with 130th Atletico goal, Latest Football News Griezmann surpasses Torres with 130th Atletico goal, Latest Football News

Costa would likely be left off the team if Simeone doesn't go with the trio, considering he was sidelined for a long time. Simeone used Greizmann and Thomas Lemar as wingers when Costa was introduced as a central partner for Morata, but he pl...

Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson announces transfer to Maryland

Jackson, if he graduates from Virginia Tech this spring as expected, would be eligible to suit up immediately for the Terps next fall with at least two years of eligibility remaining. He finished the season with 2,991 passing yards and 20 touchdowns ...

Serena Williams Makes Top 10, First Time Since 2017 — WTA Rankings Serena Williams Makes Top 10, First Time Since 2017 — WTA Rankings

Ashleigh Barty, who appeared in the quarter-final of the Australian Open , has reached her career-best ranking of number 12. Williams has already declared her intention to claim another Grand Slam singles title in 2019, which would draw her level ...

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