Friday, 20 April 2018
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

Mohamed Salah named in PFA Team of the Year

perth_map

Tottenham Hotspur had three players on the list, including England striker, Harry Kane, who made the team for a third straight year along with Manchester United goalkeeper, David de Gea . Wolves and Fulham dominate the Professional Footballers' Association's Championship team of the year. The battle to join them in the top-flight next season looks set to go down to the wire. Read More »

Brexit: No 10 still 'confident' of Irish border solution

perth_map

William Taylor FFA co-ordinator stated: "One politician summed the situation up incredibly well after the referendum, as follows; the overall United Kingdom result was a shame because everyone in Northern Ireland had got to a point where they were comfortable in their skin, in that they could have a United Kingdom passport or an Irish passport or both and they could come and go north, south, east or west across these islands at will". Read More »

Manmohan doesn't sign impeachment notice against Justice Misra: Here is why

perth_map

But Mr Jaitley, also a renowned lawyer, also appeared to blame the Supreme Court's four senior-most judges , who held an unprecedented Press Conference in January to speak against Chief Justice Dipak Misra . The facts and circumstances relating to the Prasad Educational Trust case show prima facie evidence suggesting that Chief Justice Dipak Misra may have been involved in the conspiracy of paying illegal gratification, which at least warrants a thorough investigation. Read More »

Nadal firing as Djokovic, playing without pain, crashes out

perth_map

The Serbian will next face Austrian fifth seed Thiem with a possible quarter-final against defending champion Rafael Nadal , who plays Aljaz Bedene later on Wednesday, up for grabs. For sure tomorrow, if I play him, I have to rise my level again. I had the feeling that my movements have been better than yesterday, and I was able to take the control of the point more times than yesterday from the baseline, and more inside the court. Read More »

Neymar names players to watch at World Cup

perth_map

But it's not a newspaper or a journalist who will tell me who I am. Four years ago, Brazil hosted the tournament but were humiliated in the semi-finals as Germany ran riot to beat them 7-1. Neymar, who joined PSG for a fee of 222m euros (£200m), said he was apprehensive about kicking a ball again after nearly three months out. "I have some doubts, of course - it's my first surgery, it's normal". Read More »

Victor Moses Super Eagles forward scores winner for Chelsea

perth_map

Chelsea are five points behind fourth-placed Tottenham, and there are only four games left in the season. Four of Sean Dyche's squad - Tom Heaton, Nick Pope , James Tarkowski and Jack Cork - have been involved with England this season, but Pope and Tarkowski are the two most likely to make it on the plane to Russian Federation. Read More »

Maple Leafs lose to Bruins in Game 4, face elimination

perth_map

Bergeron was nominated as a finalist for the Selke Trophy on Thursday for the seventh season in a row. There was one hint during Wednesday's practice at Air Canada Centre that something was amiss, however. Riley Nash took Bergeron's place on the Bruins' top line to start the game, with Tommy Wingels sliding into the lineup for the fourth forward group as a result. Read More »

NFL Schedule: Eagles and Falcons to Open Season

perth_map

The Eagles will be taking on the upstart Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 8 on October 28 at historic Wembley Stadium. Yes, the Cowboys have to close out the season on December 30 in NY, which promises to be a frigid affair. Monday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium: The Falcons played two prime-time games in their new home stadium last season - on Sunday and Thursday nights. Read More »

Parkland football team will help Miami Dolphins on NFL draft night

perth_map

A year later, they're back on the big stage in Week 1 , facing the Detroit Lions in Motown. The Packers won the last game between the two teams, securing a 31-24 win over the Jets at Lambeau Field in Week 2 of the 2014 season. For the first time since 2013, the Dolphins will not play a road game outside of the Eastern or Central time zones. Week 7: Sunday, October 21nd- Dolphins vs. Read More »

The NBA Reacts to the Death of Gregg Popovich's Wife, Erin

perth_map

After Popovich ran practice Wednesday, Ginobili and Parker spent time with the coach that evening. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , Gregg Popovich's wife of 40 years, Erin, died from an undisclosed illness earlier in the day. Spurs coach to miss Game 3 against Warriors after death of his wife " Pops is one of the finest human beings I know and he's had an incredible impact on my life", adding with a laugh, "Erin was sort of the balance that Pop needed. Read More »

Eagles to kick off 2018 vs. Falcons

perth_map

Philly will hang its Super Bowl XLII championship banner and kick off its 2018 season with a Thursday Night Football game against the Atlanta Falcons on September 6, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer . The times and dates for the 2018 NFL International Series games in London were announced Thursday. Seattle Seahawks vs. The Jaguars are coming off an AFC Championship appearance and have an attractive schedule. Read More »

Salah out to prove Chelsea wrong by winning Golden Boot

perth_map

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah hopes to stay clear at the top of the scoring charts to claim this season's Premier League Golden Boot award, the Egypt global adding that his team mates were eager to help him achieve the goal . The match in the D.C. area, however, falls late on the ICC schedule, enhancing the chances that Ronaldo (Portugal) and the other World Cup players for Real Madrid and Juventus will participate in at least half of the game. Read More »

UCL semi-finalists to feature in International Champions Cup

perth_map

But if Reds supporters want to witness their side potentially reach the Champions League final, they could be seriously out of pocket. "It's just four goals and four games", he added. I don't think the hype will be a little bit less. In the end it is an individual award, but it also helps the team gets the points. "It is a young team but I feel they are mature at the same time and are hungry to want more, learn and improve and that is the biggest thing. Read More »

Could Jalen Hurts really transfer to Nebraska?

perth_map

But it's going to be handled in a very private matter. "Coach Saban's job is to do what's best for his team", Hurts said. But true freshman Tua Tagovailoa took over in the second half against Georgia in January and played very well, setting up a competition for the starting job heading into this season. Read More »

Semi in intersection at time of Humboldt Broncos bus crash: RCMP

perth_map

Tom said his son hopes the RCMP investigation into the crash will determine who was at fault and find ways to avoid any similar crashes in the future. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League hockey team's volunteer board of directors closed the GoFundMe account Wednesday night. An Alberta Transportation spokesperson said investigators are waiting on documents to be sent from the RCMP to assist with the ongoing investigation. Read More »

Modi in London. Highlights of the iconic event

perth_map

The Foreign Office spokesperson, in his weekly press briefing on Thursday, said that Pakistan has earlier rejected these so called " surgical strikes " of India as fabricated and repetition of these false claims doesn't make them true. Read More »

Real Madrid Considering Selling Inter Linked Bale

perth_map

The French boss added that sometimes in a team full of great players it is hard to play each and every player on a regular basis, "It always happens in a team where you have some players on good form and that is what happening at the minute". Read More »

Michigan State to play Michigan, Purdue, Ohio State twice in 2018-19

perth_map

The Big Ten unveiled who will be playing whom how many times during the 2018-19 season, including how things will line up for the new 20-game league schedule for men's teams. The Terrapins and Buckeyes tied for the Big Ten title in 2018, and while Maryland returns almost every player from last season, Ohio State graduated the bulk of its roster. Read More »

Giants GM Dave Gettleman not tipping hand on pick

perth_map

When you watch the National Football League and some of these linebackers, it's rare to see kind of a guy with that size who can run sideline to sideline like he does. Currently, the Browns own the first and fourth overall pick, and three second-round picks in a draft that is stocked with intriguing quarterback prospects . Read More »

Warriors use second half surge to beat Spurs in Game 2

perth_map

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich himself sounded frustrated and confused at the absence of Leonard. Lamarcus Aldridge led the way for the Spurs with 34 points and 12 rebounds, while Kevin Durant led the way for the Warriors with 32 points. Read More »

Joel Embiid's Left Eye Injury Could Reportedly Leave Permanent Damage

perth_map

The 76ers went into game day Thursday saying Embiid was doubtful to play in Game 3, and then upgraded him to probable . He has missed 10 straight games due to the injury. "He had a little bit of contact, trying to get used to the mask, felt some bodies". "But in a worst-case scenario, trotting back out there too soon could expose Embiid to the possibility of vision damage, which is not something you want to play around with." "We like what we've seen over the past few days", Brown ... Read More »

New York Giants Cut Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall

perth_map

I'm not playing this game just to be a guy. Cornerback Eli Apple said that Marshall was one of the players who reached out to him during his tumultuous 2017 season. He is also third among active players in receiving yards (23rd all-time) and receiving touchdowns (tied for 23rd all-time). The team will save $5.1 million with his release . Read More »

Goffin, Zverev advance to Monte-Carlo Masters quarters

perth_map

Hindered by a persistent right elbow injury, Djokovic says he is finally pain-free for the first time in two years — and a little rusty. The top-ranked Nadal beat big-hitting Russian Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals, clinching victory with a clinical smash at the net. Read More »

Several hepatitis A cases confirmed in Kanawha and Putnam counties

perth_map

Several hepatitis A cases have been confirmed in Kanawha and Putnam counties - linked to an ongoing multistate hepatitis A outbreak. According to the Kentucky Department for Public Health, no cases had been reported in Daviess, Ohio, McLean, Muhlenberg or Hancock counties as of that date. Read More »

LeBron steps up, scores 46 as Cavs tie series vs Pacers

perth_map

After splitting a pair of games in Cleveland, the Pacers head back to in brimming with confidence that they can win their best-of-seven first-round series against the defending Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers . LeBron's 46 points came with 12 rebounds attached to it making this his 10th career 40 and 10 playoff game. James had 20 in the quarter and outscored the Pacers 20-18. Read More »

Twitter reacts to reports of Lions hosting Week 1 MNF

perth_map

One game that always comes with intrigue is the league's first Monday Night Football matchup and, according to Brian Costello of the New York Post , that game will feature the Detroit Lions hosting the New York Jets . This will be the Jets' second primetime game since the start of the 2017 season and their first MNF appearance since a brutal 41-10 loss to the Colts on December 5, 2016. Read More »

Real Madrid reportedly proposing a 'swap' deal for Mo Salah

perth_map

The Egyptian, who is now leading the European Golden Shoe race ahead of Lionel Messi, has already scored 30 Premier League goals this season. Ronaldo has played a huge part in his team's recent success against the Bavarians, having scored seven goals in his last three games against them. Read More »

Bayern Munich stars in towel celebration

perth_map

But the home side's hopes of a comeback were short-lived as Thiago Alcantara picked out Muller to score Bayern's third and the Spain global slotted in the fifth after Meller had scored again from close range. The hosts continued to search for a goal to reduce the deficit and they pulled another goal back after 72 minutes through a Leon Baily's free kick. Read More »

Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Rockets

perth_map

Throughout much of the game, Minnesota refused to take the ball away from Harden's hand by not double teaming. Like I said, there's no time for negativity. He was thrilled to be able to star in a playoff game in the city where he grew up. The Rockets next game is Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Houston themselves turned it over a similar number of times - 11 to be precise - but conceded a solitary point from these turnovers. Read More »

Saquon Barkley's agents don't want him going to Browns

perth_map

Saquon Barkley's Roc Nation representatives reportedly want him to play for the Giants over Cleveland so badly that Barkley's manager "implored him to pull an Eli Manning and demand that the Browns not draft him", according to a Sports Illustrated report. Read More »

Price fired as Reds manager

perth_map

He led the 1998 Cubs team to the National League Wild Card game. Now that Bryan Price is gone, anybody who thinks the Reds will suddenly turn into winners hasn't been paying attention. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, former Reds great Barry Larkin, ex-Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell and former New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi are all expected to be in the mix for the opening. Read More »

49ers' Reuben Foster Has Misdemeanor Large-Capacity Ammunition Charge Dropped

perth_map

Both the Santa Clara County district attorney's office and Foster's defense team seem resolute in their respective positions with assistant district attorney Kevin Smith signaling Thursday that he would go ahead with the trial even if Foster's girlfriend refuses to testify, something that has undermined the prosecution in previous assault cases involving 49ers players. Read More »

CSK organises special train to Pune for deprived fans

perth_map

While CSK's home games have been shifted to Pune, the fans have decided to make their presence felt at Pune as well by booking an entire train, calling it the #WhistlePoduExpres, ahead of Friday's clash against Rajasthan Royals. "I am sure the fans' prayers and the talent CSK possesses will help them regain the coveted trophy", said Saravanan to TOI , one of the fans of the team. Read More »

Tottenham striker Harry Kane responds to backlash following successful goal appeal

perth_map

The Seagulls are chasing the coveted 37 point mark which is seen as the point's tally which - more often than not - is sufficient to earn Premiership status for the following season. "We are a little disappointed with the draw because the intention was to win and get the three points but in the end it was 1-1". This was his 10th assist of the season. Read More »

Salah models new Liverpool jersey for next season

perth_map

Salah's been doing well and we've both got four games left so we'll just have to wait and see . While the Liverpool fans didn't give him any stick because it was his first bad game of the season, he was a laughing stock on social media. Former AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani has admitted he will be rooting for Roma in the Champions League semi-finals as Liverpool's comeback against the Rossoneri in Istanbul still leaves a bitter taste in his mouth. Read More »

City, Spurs dominate PFA team of the year

perth_map

This will be the first time that Aguero would be listed in the PFA's team despite his consistent form since joining Manchester City in 2011 from Atletico Madrid. Players sang songs, took selfies, and had a good time . In addition to improving results, Mourinho will be looking to keep United in the hunt for silverware when they face Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley on Saturday. Read More »

NFL To Announce 2018 Regular-Season Schedule On Thursday

perth_map

The Vikings beat the Saints 29-24 in a divisional playoff last January on Case Keenum's miraculous 61-yard touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs on the game's final play. Because they finished last in the NFC West previous year, they will also face the last-place teams from the NFC South and NFC East. Below are the teams the 49ers are slated to play during the upcoming season. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz on mend, not about to change style

perth_map

The Eagles quarterback said he tries not to stare at the calendar and look ahead toward future steps in his rehab process, and he stressed that he will not rush anything. Perhaps he's found a comfortable niche as Carson Wentz's backup on a perennial playoff contender. He didn't seem concerned about being less mobile. Read More »

Knicks interviewing every coaching candidate under the sun except Jeff Van Gundy

perth_map

NY has reached the playoffs just four times in 17 seasons after Van Gundy's tenure and has won just one series, a far cry from the playoff success the coach had, including a run to the 1999 NBA Finals. A league source said Monday that Stackhouse will interview with the Knicks this week. But what are the chances of the Knicks bringing in their former man? The 43-year-old was 50-51 with the Grizzlies, including a postseason appearance in his first season with the team. Read More »

Arsenal's Henrikh Mkhitaryan could return to face Atletico Madrid

perth_map

A low attendance is expected for Sunday's home game against West Ham United , with Arsenal's main priority in the league now to stay ahead of seventh-place Burnley. The Spaniard's long-running Achilles injury, which almost saw his ankle amputated due to serious infection, has kept him out of action for Arsenal since October 2016. Read More »

Are Saquon Barkley's Agents Trying to Keep the Browns From Drafting Him?

perth_map

The Giants are the real wild card, as some reports have them coveting Barkley and feeling that Manning, even at age 37, still has a couple more good seasons left in him. Barkley would need to become the greatest running back of all time and he still wouldn't be able to reach LeBron's marketing ability because of the differences between the two sports (shoe sales plus those helmets football players wear which hide their faces, just to name two things). Read More »

Porsche CEO not the target in raids on executives say insiders

perth_map

Prosecutors from Stuttgart and Munich, as well as around 160 police officers, went to a total of 10 sites in the German states of Baden-Wurttemberg and Bavaria. Sources said that Oliver Blume , chief executive of Porsche, was not the board member targeted by prosecutors. Stuttgart prosecutors said previous year they were investigating Mueller over market manipulation, suspecting he failed to share information about the diesel scandal quickly enough with shareholders. Read More »

The win helps, but Ricciardo wants more from Red Bull

perth_map

He's been linked with possible moves to either Ferrari or Mercedes in 2019. As attention turns to Azerbaijan - when he scored another surprise win last season - Ricciardo must start looking even further ahead, to where he will drive in 2019 and beyond. Read More »

Thousands of fans get free tickets on Oakland A's 50th anniversary

perth_map

A's pitcher Trevor Cahill took the mound as their starter Tuesday, making his first start in an A's uniform since his previous tenure with the team back in 2011. Lopez (0-2) yielded four hits and two runs over six innings. The 2018 season marks the 50th anniversary of the A's in Oakland. He split time with Kansas City and San Diego past year and ended the season as a Royals reliever. Read More »

Real 1- 1 Bilbao: Ronaldo late goal earn Los Blancos a draw

perth_map

Athletic almost made it 2-0 when Raul Garcia struck the crossbar with a shot from near the penalty spot in the 66th. The 6-2 away win over Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday was "a demonstration of footballing quality", said the former Bayern and Inter Milan player who will welcome Zinedine Zidane, Cristiano Ronaldo and co.to the Allianz Arena next Wednesday. Read More »

Thunder's George, Jazz's Mitchell to play in Game 2

perth_map

Mitchell did his damage attacking the basket. Mitchell shot 10-for-25 from the field and 8-for-9 from the free-throw line, and he also had six rebounds, two assists and a steal in 43 minutes. Shots are going to fall. "Those guys are unbelievable scorers and we trust in those guys all season long and we will continue to do that". Gobert added 13 points and 15 rebounds for the Jazz , who outrebounded Oklahoma City 56-46 to seize home-court advantage from the Thunder . Read More »

New England Patriots: Rob Gronkowski enters realm of horse racing

perth_map

Gronkowski says he will be at Churchill Downs in Louisville on May 5 for the Derby. Gronkowski, who's expected to return to the Patriots for the 2018 season following rampant rumors of retirement and a potential career move to acting or the WWE , has acquired a minority stake in a 3-year-old colt that shares his name. Read More »

Steve Kerr couldn't bear commenting on death of Gregg Popovich's wife

perth_map

Erin Popovich had been ill for a long time already. Members of the Spurs' family offered tributes to Erin Popovich. Warriors forward Kevin Durant learned of her death shortly after the Spurs released their statement. Gregg and Erin Popovich have been seen in this undated picture. The organization asks media to respect the family's privacy during this hard time. Read More »

Brian Bowen declares for National Basketball Association, still hopes to play at SC

perth_map

Bowen, who transferred to SC after being suspended by Louisville amid a federal investigation into college basketball, won't hire an agent, according to a school spokeswoman and Bowen's attorney Jason Setchen. The South Carolina Gamecocks' Brian Bowen is in a hard situation. While Bowen is hoping to suit up for SC next season, declaring for the draft without hiring an agent allows him the flexibility to pursue a pro career right away. Read More »