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Sports Djokovic, Isner defend Federer Special Treatment
Author: 0 Djokovic, Isner defend Federer Special Treatment

The Swiss needed to defeat Thiem to ensure he would not be knocked out in the group stage at the year-end championships for only the second time in 16 trips, and came through 6-2 6-3 against the error strewn Austrian at the O2 Arena in London .

Sports Lewis Hamilton Calls India Poor, Questions F1 Race Here
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton Calls India Poor, Questions F1 Race Here

He has issued a clarification to all his Indian fans over this statement made and his Instagram and Twitter now states that "India is one of the most attractive places in the world, with incredible culture". "It's a further demonstration of Vietnam's ability, as one of the fastest growing economies in the world to host events on a global scale and attract tourism to the country", city of Hanoi chairman Nguyen Duc Chung said.

Sports VAR set to be used in Premier League next season
Author: 0 VAR set to be used in Premier League next season

The news will be welcomed by high-ranking figures at Albion who, The Argus revealed this week, are in favour of the system, while accepting it is not yet ideal. "I think it is a good thing". "People go on about VAR, they clearly need help". Managers Mark Hughes and Slavisa Jokanovic were the latest this weekend to be outraged at decisions going against them.

Sports Warriors' Green not apologizing, he and Durant moving on
Author: 0 Warriors' Green not apologizing, he and Durant moving on

Anthony was signed by the Rockets to the veteran's minimum this offseason. Though Warriors general manager Bob Myers is fond of saying "You can never have too many shooters", don't expect him to pursue Carmelo Anthony . D'Antoni said he feels for Anthony that things ended this way and made it clear that it wasn't a matter of Anthony not having the right attitude in Houston .

Sports Jadon Sancho showed signs of world-class potential in Wembley bow
Author: 0 Jadon Sancho showed signs of world-class potential in Wembley bow

Liverpool have cooled their interest in Borussia Dortmund starlet Christian Pulisic and the American has spoken about his desire to move to the Premier League. I still agree with that. "I'm really happy for him that things are working out and just want him to continue to push and continue to get better". You might recall Rooney's youth and use that goal for Everton against Arsenal in October 2002 as your reference point but, even before then, it was apparent he had all the tools - the ...

Sports Is India's Cricket World Cup Squad Finalised? Here's What Kohli, Shastri Reveal
Author: 0 Is India's Cricket World Cup Squad Finalised? Here's What Kohli, Shastri Reveal

Speaking on India's four-Test series Down Under starting December 6 in Adelaide, Shastri said the side will have to learn from their experience in the previous two foreign tours played in South Africa and Australia. These are very personal thing that happens in the team environment. "There are not too many games now: we have got eight good games in Australia and New Zealand and then five against Australia here".

Sports Kyle Busch punches his ticket to the final four
Author: 0 Kyle Busch punches his ticket to the final four

Kyle Busch won for the eighth time this season to tie Kevin Harvick for the most victories this season and set up a head-to-head battle for the championship. "We just needed to stay out of trouble and try to find a safe spot there". But Busch got the jump on the restart, and Almirola faded to fourth behind runner-up Brad Keselowski and third-place Kyle Larson .

Sports England staggered by Sri Lanka spinners
Author: 0 England staggered by Sri Lanka spinners

But Roshen expertly accumulated to add 171 for the last four wickets, while England's spinners failed to bowl a consistent line and lengths. England's No 8 batsman did well to shield the last man and wasn't afraid to cash in when loose balls were offered.

Sports Le'Veon Bell's Steelers Teammates Raid Locker, Take Jordan Cleats
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell's Steelers Teammates Raid Locker, Take Jordan Cleats

Bell and Roethlisberger shared a backfield for five seasons, with Bell averaging 128.9 yards from scrimmage per game since 2013. Bell will not return to the Steelers this season after failing to report and will become an unrestricted free agent this winter- which left his locker stuffed with goodies to raid.

Sports Eli Manning's late TD pass leads Giants past 49ers 27-23
Author: 0 Eli Manning's late TD pass leads Giants past 49ers 27-23

San Francisco is now on a one-game losing streak after defeating the Oakland Raiders 34-3 on Thursday Night Football on Thursday, November 1st. It was all thanks to Giants quarterback Eli Manning who solidified the win with a late touchdown pass.

Sports Mithali guides India to 7-wkt win over Pakistan women
Author: 0 Mithali guides India to 7-wkt win over Pakistan women

Nida Dar prospered from two of those chances (dropped on 15 and 29) and Bismah Mahroof from one (dropped on 28), and both combined for a fourth wicket partnership of 94 off 71 balls. Playing under the blistering sun, India won the toss and sent their opposition in to bat and restricted them to 129-7 from their allotted overs. They next play Ireland, on Tuesday.

Sports Former Leeds United player Fabian Delph to captain England
Author: 0 Former Leeds United player Fabian Delph to captain England

He is an outstanding player and outstanding person", Southgate explained in his press conference, as quoted by the Metro . Asked if he was planning on passing the armband to Rooney , Delph joked: "I probably won't get the armband again, so probably not".

Sports Molinari aiming to end dream season on a high in Dubai
Author: 0 Molinari aiming to end dream season on a high in Dubai

Molinari holds a lead of more than one million points in the race and only Tommy Fleetwood , the defending champion, can stop him. This is the last event of the season, the conclusion of the Race to Dubai series, and the last chance that fans of the Tour will get to see the best the continent has to offer in action in 2018.

Sports Chelsea insist they have not broken Federation Internationale de Football Association rules on underage transfers
Author: 0 Chelsea insist they have not broken Federation Internationale de Football Association rules on underage transfers

The only exceptions relate to transfers within the EU or European Economic Area. According to the report by Mediapart , one of the global outlets publishing the documents from Football Leaks , FIFA's Integrity & Compliance Department has proposed sanctions on Chelsea of being unable to sign any player for four transfer windows, effectively two years, as well as a fine.

Sports LeBron James says he 'almost cracked' during Lakers 0-3 start
Author: 0 LeBron James says he 'almost cracked' during Lakers 0-3 start

Seven of their 13 games have been decided by four points or less, including six of the past eight. Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James shoots a free throw to surpass Wilt Chamberlain's for career points and move into fifth place, during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, Nov.

Sports DeGrom, Snell win Cy Young — MLB.com FastCast
Author: 0 DeGrom, Snell win Cy Young — MLB.com FastCast

Only 26 AL pitchers threw enough innings to qualify for the ERA title this year. The right-hander won just 10 games, the fewest by a Cy Young-winning starter. One can only imagine that the Rays would love to lock Snell up to a long-term pact, but a historically dominant campaign has unequivocally raised the asking price for the newest Tampa Bay ace.

Sports New Zealand to host 2021 women's Rugby World Cup
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He said: "This is a significant and exciting day for the Challenge Cup, and the game's relationship with Wembley Stadium". The opening match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off on Friday, September 20 as nations from all across the globe compete for the William Webb Ellis Trophy in Japan.

Sports Chelsea narrowly behind close rivals in reported pursuit of West Ham talisman
Author: 0 Chelsea narrowly behind close rivals in reported pursuit of West Ham talisman

Arnautovic was strongly linked with a move to Manchester United during the summer transfer window. An impressive three-year spell at Werder Bremen then earned Arnautovic a move to Stoke in the summer of 2013, and he became a key player over four seasons at the bet365 Stadium before leaving in acrimonious circumstances to join West Ham.

Sports Pakistan Doesn't Want Kashmir, Can't Even Manage Its 4 Provinces: Shahid Afridi
Author: 0 Pakistan Doesn't Want Kashmir, Can't Even Manage Its 4 Provinces: Shahid Afridi

It is a high mileage but extremely sensitive subject in India as well as neighbouring Pakistan to talk about Kashmir, the region which borders both countries on either side. "The Musharraf formula failed because Kashmir can only be resolved under United Nations resolutions", he said. Let Kashmir be independent: Former all rounder of Pakistan Shahid Khan Afridi @SAfridiOfficial .

Sports Fitchburg State basketball player suspended after dirty hit on Nichols College opponent
Author: 0 Fitchburg State basketball player suspended after dirty hit on Nichols College opponent

Platt was subsequently ejected. Fitchburg State has since issued a statement saying that he "has been indefinitely suspended from the team and barred from campus, effective immediately". "On behalf of the MASCAC and Fitchburg State, we apologize to the Nichols College student-athlete, the team and institution". However, while Tengalia held his form and watched the ball go through the hoop, Platt decked him with a brutal elbow to the face and jogged away.

Sports Philadelphia 76ers: 3 things to watch when Jimmy Butler makes debut
Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers: 3 things to watch when Jimmy Butler makes debut

With Jimmy Butler in the mix, the Sixers have a great chance to get back to the Finals, and Allen Iverson is excited about Butler's arrival in Philadelphia . Fultz, 20, has been struggling and his shot has regressed. Players have gotten better, their development skills have gone through the roof. Jimmy Butler is confident the 76ers can make a deep postseason run.

Sports Texas sneaks into top 15 in latest College Football Playoff rankings
Author: 0 Texas sneaks into top 15 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

MI remained at No. 4 in the College Football Playoff Rankings after defeating Rutgers 42-7. Under the latest rankings, Notre Dame claims a 24-17 win over No. As we inch closer to the Apple Cup, where the Pac-12's playoff hopes will either end entirely or still hinge on one-loss Washington State, how do the league's only two ranked teams stack up in the eyes of the committee? Washington State's a pretty good dadgum team.

Sports ATP Tour Finals Day Four: Cilic correctly priced for must-win clash
Author: 0 ATP Tour Finals Day Four: Cilic correctly priced for must-win clash

Yesterday's action in London saw two comprehensive straight-set victories in the Hewitt Group, with Kei Nishikori destroyed by Kevin Anderson , and Roger Federer easing past Dominic Thiem , to get his first victory of the tournament. After both players held serve to force the tiebreak, Zverev took advantage of some wayward Cilic hitting to take a 5-2 lead, before converting his third set point with a passing backhand down the line.

Sports Rooney looking sharp in England training return
Author: 0 Rooney looking sharp in England training return

Speaking to reporters from England's St. George's Park training base on Tuesday, the current D.C. United striker believes this will be the ideal chance for him to say goodbye and he will wear the captains armband with pride if the opportunity arrives.

Sports Cleveland Browns: Hue Jackson looks to stop Browns again
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns: Hue Jackson looks to stop Browns again

Sure enough, he's on his way back to the NFL . Jackson has had various roles with the Bengals under Marvin Lewis. Jackson and Lewis first worked together in Cincinnati in 2004 and have always been close friends, with Jackson also being welcomed back in 2012 after a failed head-coaching stint in Oakland.

Sports Santiago SOLARI appointed permanent coach of Real Madrid
Author: 0 Santiago SOLARI appointed permanent coach of Real Madrid

The reigning European champions have announced that Santiago SOLARI will stay on as coach after having initially announced him as being the interim manager. " Real Madrid have worked out his contract and there are no problems", the Spanish football federation stated. It's a great opportunity. "Everything goes very quickly, the important thing is the day to day".

Sports Mahomes's girlfriend's stepdad died at Chiefs game
Author: 0 Mahomes's girlfriend's stepdad died at Chiefs game

I will take care of mom for you!' During a press conference on Monday, Chiefs coach Andy Reid offered his condolences to Matthews' family. At least Chiefs fans hope so, because quarterback Patrick Mahomes is gracing the cover of the new issue of Sports Illustrated.

Sports Susanna Dinnage appointed Premier League chief executive
Author: 0 Susanna Dinnage appointed Premier League chief executive

Buck, who had led the search for Scudamore's replacement alongside Leicester chief executive Susan Whelan and Burnley chairman Mike Garlick, is calling for Scudamore to receive the giant pay packet, even though he already receives an annual bonus of up to £1.6m.

Sports Cowboys CB Chidobe Awuzie: Eagles 'know we don't like' Golden Tate
Author: 0 Cowboys CB Chidobe Awuzie: Eagles 'know we don't like' Golden Tate

It marked the first game Dallas won on the road. "I think that's going to be a really tough ballgame with Atlanta coming off a hard loss, but they are capable of scoring points". It's no secret this team has shied away from the top-tier of free agency in recent years, using the signing period much more for depth players. "They know we don't like him".