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Sports Nedbank Gold Challenge - Four Southern Africans to watch out for
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McIlroy has yet to win on the European Tour this season but is still in contention for the Race to Dubai and to be crowned Europe's top golfer for 2018. Finland's Mikko Korhonen is two shots back from Oosthuizen while South Africa's Dylan Frittelli is in a group of players on four-under. "It's a tournament I've always wanted to play as a kid and came here plenty of times with the family to watch", he said.

Sports Player Profiles — ATP Finals
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Amnesty International had urged Nadal and Djokovic not to play. In terms of a contest, nothing works better than the Federer-Djokovic duel. I knew that if they were doing well and I was doing well, I would have struggled. The victor of this year's Nitto ATP Finals could receive almost $3 million in prize money. Does all this mean that the other six men in the fray at the Finals will be reduced to supporting actors or is there a pleasant surprise in store like Grigor Dimitrov's ...

Sports Vietnam to host F1 race from 2020 in Hanoi
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While the British Grand Prix has been on the F1 calendar since the very beginning in 1950, Silverstone used to share the race with Brands Hatch before becoming the sole host in 1987. " We are a public company and we have a lot of stakeholders and shareholders and we're trying to marry what's best for fans with running a successful business ".

Sports Mourinho 'never gave up' on in-form Martial
Author: 0 Mourinho 'never gave up' on in-form Martial

The 22-year-old striker hasn't made a France squad since March and didn't make the 23 that won the World Cup in Russian Federation over the summer. "I never gave up my feelings that this was the right way for him, even if he had to go through hard moments".

Sports BATE Borisov vs. Chelsea - Football Match Report
Author: 0 BATE Borisov vs. Chelsea - Football Match Report

However, the Blues were creating very little in the final third, with only a miscued Olivier Giroud volley from a floated Ross Barkley pass coming anywhere near to breaking the deadlock. The France global headed Emerson's cross in at the near post early in the second period to maintain the Blues' 100% Group L record. Apart from this spectacular string of results, Sarri has also introduced a more enterprising brand of football at Stamford Bridge.

Sports NASCAR Might Take Away Wins If Teams Keep Cheating Next Season
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NASCAR on Wednesday hit Harvick with an L1-level penalty for use of an illegal spoiler. Harvick gained the maximum 60 points at Texas because he won both stages (10 points each) and the race (worth 40 points). NASCAR doesn't penalize teams for a prequalifying or prerace inspection failure and penalizes the team practice time the following week for two inspection failures.

Sports Unchanged New Zealand bat first in second ODI
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Earlier, the team management had said Imam will undergo CT scans and will be kept in observation for the next 48 hours. Fakhar Zaman was seeing signaling to Babar Azam to join him in the middle as the on-field umpire Shozab Raza told the Pakistan team physio to take Imam off the field.

Sports Chris Ashton to make rare start for England
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There was still a big let off at the end when Farrell made a unsafe tackle on Andre Esterhuizen but England fortunately escaped punishment. A few months before they actually won the World Cup, England produced perhaps their best performance of the Clive Woodward era.

Sports Ali stars with the ball as England beat Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Ali stars with the ball as England beat Sri Lanka

In England's second innings an assured unbeaten 146 by Keaton Jennings , his first century since a ton on his 2016 debut that has silenced his critics for now at least, allowed Root to declare at 322 for six. But both fell after attacking shots, with Kaushal leg before trying to sweep Leach for 30 and Karunaratne caught and bowled by Ali for 26 and skipped down the pitch for an attempted heave.

Sports Saints fear Achilles tear for Bryant
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The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced any details of Bryant's medical exam. "I won't question the man upstairs. It's up to them to help get him the Super Bowl ring he signed with New Orleans for. And the Saints reportedly fear he could actually be done for the year with a torn Achilles.

Sports Predicted Manchester United XI vs. Manchester City - Romelu Lukaku in contention
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A hard start would also aptly describe how Lindelof fared United after leaving Benfica previous year. "Lukaku is training with the team this morning", Mourinho told a news conference. "We are always ready to compete and need to take advantage of the good momentum of the team at the moment. The top teams, you can not imagine and think about it, play amazingly for 90 minutes and they don't have chances".

Sports Cell Phone TD Celebration: Michael Thomas vs. Joe Horn
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Horn, a Saints Hall of Famer who caught 50 touchdown passes for the franchise from 2000-06, will forever be remembered for his controversial 2003 touchdown celebration, which resulted in a $30,000 fine in an era when receivers such as Terrell Owens, Chad Johnson and Horn were regularly coming up with elaborate celebrations.

Sports Dez Bryant to work out for 7-1 New Orleans Saints
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Tre'Quan Smith has 12 receptions for 214 yards and three touchdowns for the Saints , who saw fellow wideout Ted Ginn Jr . placed on injured reserve last month and Cameron Meredith struggle this season. The 30-year-old Bryant spent his first eight years in the National Football League with Dallas and last season caught 69 passes for 838 yards and six touchdowns, including a 50-yard scoring play, for the Cowboys.

Sports Stein: NBA plans to televise All-Star Game Draft this season
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However, captains LeBron James and Stephen Curry both agreed after the draft that it should have been shown to the fans. Once the National Basketball Association chose to ditch the classic East-West format for the annual All-Star game for a draft by two captions, everyone wanted one thing: for the draft itself to be televised.

Sports Did ex-teammate do LeBron a favor by waiving Tyson Chandler?
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An All-Star in the 2012-13 season, the well-traveled Chandler has also played with the Bulls, the Oklahoma City Thunder, the New Orleans Hornets, the Charlotte Bobcats, the Dallas Mavericks (twice) and the New York Knicks before landing in Phoenix for the 2015-16 season.

Sports Indian bowler's unique action becomes the talk of the town
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So what prompted the match officials to term the delivery by Shiva as a dead ball. Law No. 20.4.2.7 states that the ball is called dead when there is an instance of a deliberate attempt to distract under either of Laws 41.4 (Deliberate attempt to distract striker) or 41.5 (Deliberate distraction, deception or obstruction of batsman).

Sports Lewis Hamilton: Valtteri Bottas won't want a gifted Formula 1 win
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: Valtteri Bottas won't want a gifted Formula 1 win

However, since buying the sport at the beginning of 2017, and clearly unaware of the expression "quality not quantity", Liberty Media has made no secret of the fact that it is targeting a calendar featuring as many as 25 races. "You start preparing for next year as soon as the season is done, so getting your mind tuned is very hard". "Getting your mind turned". The British driver , who celebrated his title triumph in California, has failed to win a race after clinching the championship ...

Sports Boston Celtics: 3 reasons team should trade Terry Rozier
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And that's exactly what we saw during the Celtics' 116-109 overtime triumph over the Suns Thursday night at Talking Stick Arena. The Celtics were an absolute mess during a first half in which Irving was the only starter to score, his first-unit brethren missing all 15 shots they took while not generating a single point between them in 50 combined minutes of floor time.

Sports Mourinho hails Fellaini as United's game-changer
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The 55-year-old added of the picking up a vital three points against the Serie A champions, "We performed at a high level. We played with that (spirit) and we scored two goals like this". A series of allegations published by German magazine Der Spiegel in recent days claim City attempted to bypass UEFA's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, but the English champions showed no signs of distraction as they swatted the Ukrainian aside and took control of Group F.

Sports Arsenal vs. Sporting CP - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Arsenal vs. Sporting CP - Football Match Report

The 27-year-old took on oxygen as he was tended to on the pitch for several minutes before he was stretchered off, with some of Welbeck's team-mates were left visibly distraught by his plight. I should point out that he played a series of nice passes, clipping them out wide to the full backs and wingers. The incident seemed to affect both sets of players for the rest of the game, with little in the way of goalscoring opportunities.

Sports Hawkeyes still ranked in Week 11 CFP Rankings
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Ohio State rounds out the top ten. Alabama entered the week as the unquestioned No. 1 team in the country, followed by Clemson . Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and MI hold the top four spots in this week's rankings, followed by Georgia at No.

Sports Danny Welbeck stretchered off with serious-looking injury
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Welbeck was rushed to hospital after the match and Emery reckons he has broken his ankle. But when you are playing football in competitive matches it can happen'. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is expected to take over the mantle of leading the Arsenal attack this week and could start in place of Alexandre Lacazette.

Sports Barça through to Champions League last 16 despite late Inter equaliser
Author: 0 Barça through to Champions League last 16 despite late Inter equaliser

However, in football, you never know. "We're all so happy for Malcom", Valverde said after the match. Messi still travelled for the game to show his support for his teammates. "We even toasted with cava to celebrate the agreement". Despite his desire to be fit for the match, Beits' manager, Quique Setien, has advised Barcelona to keep him on the sideline for the clash.

Sports Olivier Giroud does not need to score, says Maurizio Sarri
Author: 0 Olivier Giroud does not need to score, says Maurizio Sarri

It's normal for a player to play three matches and then rest for one, otherwise we could have a squad with only 13 or 14 players", he added. 'The best situation this evening is the result. "Better in the first 20, 25 minutes in the second half". Last term he played well for Crystal Palace, and has also made his mark at worldwide level.

Sports Panthers set franchise record, Buccaneers lose 42-28
Author: 0 Panthers set franchise record, Buccaneers lose 42-28

But for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , things look awfully similar. "We really didn't get much going". While their performance on the defensive side of the ball has been paltry, the Bucs are ranked No. "It's frustrating, but that's on the players. It's on us, it's on me", Pierre-Paul said. "When you play young guys, they are going to make mistakes".

Sports Curry blow for England as they prepare for New Zealand test
Author: 0 Curry blow for England as they prepare for New Zealand test

England have otherwise been given a clean bill of health ahead of Saturday's visit of New Zealand to Twickenham - the first time the rivals have met in four years. There's lots of other reasons we didn't win the third Lions test. "Eddie more than anybody understands that". "You've got to play a certain way against them, there's no doubt about that".

Sports Jerry Jones: Cowboys ‘Not In Anything’ Without Improved Play
Author: 0 Jerry Jones: Cowboys ‘Not In Anything’ Without Improved Play

The first half has illustrated that fact. If both are able to threaten the Cowboys' defense, then the explosive plays will come and the offense will be able to help the defense more than they have in the last three weeks of games. -WR Amari Cooper caught 5 passes (in 8 targets) for 58 yards and a TD in his first game as a Cowboy. During the bye week Dallas fired offensive line coach Paul Alexander and promoted top assistant Marc Columbo, But Prescott still found himself sacked five times.

Sports Twitter reacts as Manchester United beat Juventus in Italy
Author: 0 Twitter reacts as Manchester United beat Juventus in Italy

Jose Mourinho's side will play Young Boys and Valencia in their final two group matches, with qualification now firmly in their hands. A definite perk of living in Turin and playing for Juventus is being able to go and watch games at the Allianz Stadium .