Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

Liverpool want sudden Alisson deal to fend off Real Madrid, PSG

perth_map

Loris Karius is Liverpool's current first-choice stopper after ousting Simon Mignolet , but Jurgen Klopp intends to strengthen between the sticks when the transfer window reopens. Liverpool are hoping to secure a deal well ahead of the summer after opening talks over the signing of £62m Roma goalkeeper Alisson , according to Sky Sports News. Read More »

Buhari congratulates new S.African President, Ramaphosa

perth_map

Former deputy president and businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as South Africa's new president following Jacob Zuma's resignation on Wednesday . Ramaphosa's ability to tackle endemic government corruption will play a big part in the fortunes of the ANC at elections next year and on the prospects of restoring investor confidence. Read More »

Arsenal ease to victory, Batshuayi grabs Dortmund win

perth_map

Ostersunds coach Graham Potter, a former defender for Stoke and West Brom in England, made two half-time changes in an attempt to change the flow of the game, but Arsenal all but ended the tie before the hour mark. "The second leg will not be easy". Dortmund have more work to do after striking late to earn a 3-2 win against Atalanta in Germany while Napoli are in trouble following a 3-1 home loss to Leipzig. Read More »

Pep Guardiola 'delighted' as Manchester City thrash Basel 4-0

perth_map

City took command of the last-16 first-leg tie within half an hour in Switzerland as Ilkay Gundogan , Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero all scored within a nine-minute period. Germany midfielder Gundogan gave Basel a masterclass in defensive midfield play, complementing his two-goal display by repeatedly snuffing out fledgling Swiss attacks. Read More »

Alex McLeish appointed Scotland boss on contract until 2020

perth_map

The Scottish FA failed in its attempt to recruit Michael O'Neill, who instead chose to stay with Northern Ireland. The Scots are next in action in March as they face worldwide friendlies against Costa Rica and Hungary, before further friendlies in May and June against Peru and Mexico. Read More »

Warriors fall to 2nd in the West after loss in Portland

perth_map

The Golden State Warriors will play the Portland Trail Blazers in one of the college basketball games on Wednesday, start time at 10:30 PM ET, at Moda Center, Portland, OR. Chris Paul scored 17 of his 19 points in the second quarter and added seven assists and two steals for Houston. "We got so many guys who draw a lot of attention", Jordan said afterwards. Read More »

I'm Very Proud - Brendan Rodgers Hails Celtic Win Over Zenit

perth_map

We played with great maturity tonight. "We defended very well, we'll take the clean sheet and it sets it up for next week". "We knew it would be two hard games, but we've given ourselves a wonderful opportunity". We could have had one or two more goals but I can't be that greedy. "We have always embraced every challenge we have faced on this European adventure over the last couple of seasons and we've got our rewards by getting through the Champions League group stage". Read More »

ODI Series Victory Against South Africa Was Collective Effort, Says Kohli

perth_map

I've told the lads in dressing room we will not make excuses but will try and get better. "Anyway, we are very proud of our performance and very proud of what we achieved today", he said. Its history and the guys have worked hard for it. "There has never been an issue before even when we have played wrist spinners around the world", he said referring to the batsmen's struggle against Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav . Read More »

Bruno Mars And Cardi B Announce '24K Magic' Tour Dates

perth_map

Rapper and "Love and Hip Hop: New York" star Cardi B opens the show. Tickets go on sale for the general public starting Friday, Feb. 16 at 12 p.m. Or maybe St. Paul just can't get enough of Bruno Mars. (Radio.com) Bruno Mars' album 24K Magic is a juggernaut that won't quit. The fourth and final North American leg of the tour begins in Denver on September 7 and ends with a four-night stand in Los Angeles in October . Read More »

February 14 Olympics recap: Mikaela Shiffrin's debut, women's hockey showdown

perth_map

The 22-year-old American was the fourth racer to take the course and wound up 0.48 seconds behind current leader Wendy Holdener of Switzerland. She finished in 67th place after the first run and was disqualified after the second effort. Norway's Marit Bjoergen and Finland's Krista Parmakoski finished tied for bronze with identical times of 25 minutes, 32.4 seconds. That felt really marvelous. Read More »

Ohio State Football assistant coaches get big raises

perth_map

While Ohio State managed to decrease the deficit in the second half, the Penn State lead proved insurmountable. It should be a good crowd, the best Penn State has had in a while, but this Ohio State team has shown it doesn't get rattled. Read More »

Odisha govt replace Sahara as Indian hockey team sponsors

perth_map

Hockey in Odisha is more than a sport. India last hosted the Hockey World Cup in 2010, where the Pakistan team played, too. Tirkey, while emphasising the love for hockey that Odisha had, recalled an incident where he had seen a 58-year-old man enthusiastically play hockey. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles hold a 'Philly Special' parade after Super Bowl win

perth_map

I mean the last time I was interested in sports was when I was a special assistant to Peter Liacouras at Temple University and the basketball team under Coach John Chaney was No. But you can certainly go a firm's website and closely examine its senior leaders to see if they have a true track record of making money for their shareholders. Read More »

Nepal, UAE fight for top spot in WCL2 final

perth_map

For the UAE, Rohan Mustafa (3-31) played a key role with his off-breaks and the last Namibian wicket in the 50th over by Rohan helped UAE keep a healthier net run rate to nose ahead of Canada after three teams finished with six points. The North American side put up a challenging score of 194 runs in their allotted 50 overs with the loss of eight wickets. A vital century-stand between Shaiman Anwar and Muhammad Usman proved to be the difference as the UAE booked their spot in next ... Read More »

Dumb Celtics tribute made Rajon Rondo and Isaiah Thomas explode

perth_map

Things first escalated when Rondo caught Thomas with a forearm to the face toward the end of the first quarter. This is real. He felt like LeBron talked down to him when he was there. Rondo added , "This is the Boston Celtics ". "This isn't the Phoenix Suns ". He was a fan favorite and helped lead the team to the Eastern Conference Finals before being traded this past summer. Read More »

Everything you need to know about Pancake Day

perth_map

Students from Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School marked Shrove , or Pancake Tuesday with a big breakfast. This Shrove Tuesday , step away from the golden syrup, or your slices of cheese and ham (savoury crepe lovers) and instead attempt this boozy recipe for espresso martini pancakes. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers will be at Daytona to support Danica Patrick

perth_map

Patrick said: "Actually, I didn't have time to meet up with Ed and the people that - did I say that out loud?" Patrick announced in November she was retiring from racing full-time and that she would conclude her career by entering the Daytona 500 and then the Indianapolis 500 in May. Read More »

Threat! LaVar Ball Says Lonzo will Leave Lakers if Brothers Aren't Signed

perth_map

LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball are playing for Prienu Vytautas in Lithuania, while Lonzo is in the midst of his rookie season with the Los Angeles Lakers . He plans to use the extra week during the All-Star break to work out any lingering discomfort in the knee. This means Ball will not participate in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday but the rookie did say he would be able to play right now if it were the playoffs. Read More »

Coach dies after shielding students from gunfire in Florida school shooting

perth_map

Feis succumbed to his wounds, the school announced on Thursday morning. According to the Miami Herald , Coach Aaron Feis was shot during the Parkland shooting that killed 17 and injured 14 others. Many Twitter users posted a picture of Feis, and said that they choose to focus their time and energy honoring him, rather than dissecting the shooter's personal story. Read More »

McCarron wins grievance; will be unrestricted free agent

perth_map

In 2015, McCarron started games for the Bengals while Dalton was injured. AJ McCarron wanted to go into the new league year as an unrestricted free agent . Had he been ruled a restricted free agent, Cincinnati still would have had some control over what happened to him. The expectation was that the Bengals, if McCarron was a restricted free agent, would place a first-round tender on McCarron, thereby maximizing the amount of value they would get in return for the quarterback. Read More »

Japan lawmaker: North Korea should be kept 'under siege'

perth_map

The cheer squad, all in their late teens or early 20s, are said to be handpicked from elite universities and undergo strict background checks. "I am aware that some people argue that because North Korea is engaging in dialogue we should reward them", Foreign Minister Taro Kono said ahead of the Games. Read More »

Snowboarder Breaks His Neck During Olympic Event, Finishes The Race

perth_map

Markus Schairer of Austria suffered a awful fall during the men's snowboard cross quarterfinals on Thursday, with the snowboarder losing vertical control of his board and landing on his back. 15, Yahoo Sports reported . The collision was such that the daredevil's goggles came flying off and he lay on the ground for a few moments in pain and shock. Read More »

Coutinho? We still have Salah, Mane and Firmino, says Henderson

Porto have only conceded 10 goals in 21 league matches this season but Liverpool ran riot in the first leg, with Sadio Mane grabbing a hat-trick. Mane also reiterated how important his team-mates were, not just forward partners Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah but also the hard-working individuals behind them. Read More »

Former football coach Bennell convicted of seven more sex offences

perth_map

The jury still has to deliberate on seven charges involving further complainants. Bennell - now known as Richard Jones - was not in court due to illness but appeared via videolink during the five-week trial. Bennell said his relationship with Gradi was "fantastic" but he said the manager "didn't know anything" about Bennell abusing boys. " Barry Bennell is a predatory paedophile who groomed and abused young boys who dreamed of a career in professional football", Jackie Lamb , from the ... Read More »

Basel 0-4 Manchester City

perth_map

Gundogan added a fourth after the break and was only denied a hat-trick by the dogged determination of Basel goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik. Three games played , eleven goals scored, two goals conceded, two spectacular wins and one hugely creditable draw. Read More »

Winter Olympics Medal Standings - Tuesday Night

perth_map

While the Winter Olympic Games tend to wax and wane in popularity amongst Australian viewers, this year people from across the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle have reason to watch with rapt attention. - Eric Frenzel of Germany won gold in Nordic combined while Akito Watabe of Japan earned silver and Lukas Klapfer of Austria took bronze. Hopefully, as the Winter Olympics progress, there will be more medals to celebrate for Aussies. Read More »

Mikaela Shriffrin's First Race of the 2018 Olympics Ends With Gold

perth_map

Shiffrin was in the second spot by 0.2 seconds after the first run, then went out and on the second and absolutely dominated. "There's always a little bit of time between the first and the second run and I think I had an hour today where I could sort of lie down for an hour on a bench in corner of the lodge, the hospitality at the top". Read More »

Eagles drops in Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking despite CHAN success

perth_map

Nigeria has dropped further one spot in the latest FIFA ranking released by the football governing body on Thursday. Eagles dropped from 51 in the world but moved forward to 7 from 9 in Africa. Interestingly, one of Nigeria's group stage rivals at the World Cup in Russian Federation next summer, Iceland, chalked up one of the greatest moves of the February rankings. Read More »

Steve Smith wins Border Medal for 2nd time

perth_map

Smith, who also claimed the honour in 2015, polled 246 votes, 84 more than vice-captain David Warner , who won the award the last two years. He was recently named ICC Test Cricketer of the Year as well for scoring 1,875 runs, which included eight hundreds and five half-centuries, in 16 matches at an average of 78.12. Read More »

Denver a finalist to host National Football League draft in 2019 or 2020

perth_map

The Mile High City is up against Cleveland-Canton in Ohio; Kansas City, Missouri; Las Vegas; and Nashville, Tennessee. This NFL Draft is the latest major sporting event to consider Nashville as a host site. New York City was the long-time location of the draft. Last year's draft produced the second-biggest television audience ever, with a combined 9.2 million people tuning into opening-night broadcasts on ESPN and NFL Network. Read More »

Football Coach Died Protecting Students During Florida School Shooting

perth_map

The team provided more details in a Facebook post Thursday morning. Just before the shooting broke out, some students thought they were having another fire drill. Also killed was Martin Duque , 14, whose brother Miguel shared the tragic news on Instagram, saying 'Words can not describe my pain'. He pleaded for privacy, writing: "I am broken as I write this trying to figure out how my family gets through this". Read More »

Sadio Mane Nets Hat-trick As Five Star Liverpool Hammer Porto

perth_map

With promising omens, Liverpool set about their modern-day hunt for silverware and took a 25th-minute lead as Mane's low shot squirmed beyond Porto goalkeeper Jose Sa following a barging run from Georginio Wijnaldum . The hosts ultimately became the latest side unable to cope with Liverpool's pace on the counter-attack. From all 6 matches, they won 3 and drew 3, scoring 23 goals and only conceded 6 (GD of +17) - that's an average of 3.83 goals per match. Read More »

High winds wreak havoc as Canada breezes to double gold

perth_map

She dominated on her second run to beat silver medalist Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway by 0.39 of a second. "I think she's the best mentally and she's the one who does what she does in training on the course", said Italy's Federica Brignone, who won the bronze. Read More »

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by six wickets

perth_map

Dasun Shanaka and Thisara Perera gave Bangladesh's bowlers a torrid time to build on Kusal Mendis' half-century as Sri Lanka achieved their biggest Twenty20 global run chase to earn a six-wicket win. Kusal - playing in place of the injured Kusal Perera - wasted little time in making inroads into Bangladesh's total , striking eight fours and a couple of sixes before having his progress halted when he holed out to long-off from the bowling of debutant Afif Hossain. Read More »

Alvaro Morata admits he made a big mistake at Chelsea FC

perth_map

I thought it was a great opportunity to mentally freshen our minds up and physically freshen the bodies up. In every training session I see great commitment and great behaviours. "There are three priorities for the rest of this season". We need the magic of the FA Cup and we'll need a lot of it because we're going up against a top side with an excellent manager and players who are used to winning things. Read More »

Woj Reveals How Close The Cavaliers Were To Stealing DeAndre Jordan

perth_map

The Cavs had been at the center of most talks when it came to a possible Jordan trade, and everything nearly came full circle, but now that both teams have gone their separate ways things have seemed to work out alright. Of course, the Cavaliers would re-shape their roster regardless. But that's not all; they've also won four in a row. Had Altman pulled the plug with the Lakers and made a deal for Jordan, he would not have had Crowder to sell Utah on Hood. Read More »

Larry Fitzgerald Returning for 2018 Season

perth_map

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is returning for a 15th season, the team announced Thursday. We'll be on milestone watch during Fitzgerald's 2018 season. Wilks will be the fourth head coach Fitzgerald has played for since being drafted third overall in 2004. Stanton went 79 of 159 for 894 yards in 2017 with six touchdowns and five interceptions. Read More »

Married US Olympic Skaters Pair up on Valentine's Day

perth_map

The United States claimed bronze in the team figure skating event Sunday evening, with Canada taking home the gold and the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation earning the silver. "Even though we're here in Pyeongchang , our hearts are with them". Pairs is generally a weak spot for the US, and this Olympics is no different. Read More »

Hyd youth files complaint against viral song

perth_map

While the report also mentions that the group has nothing against the actress, an FIR is yet to be filed by the police in the matter. "After listening to the song, I went for the translation of the lyrics", he said, adding, "The translation is about our Prophet". Read More »

Canada defeats Finland in Olympic women's hockey

perth_map

Referees initially waved off the goal, but video review confirmed the puck crossed the goal line. The Americans won in 1998 when women's hockey joined the Olympics, while Canada is looking for a fifth straight title. "It doesn't matter who puts the puck in the net as long as we're successful at the end of the game". The matchup lived up to the hype as the two North American powerhouses met in the preliminary round of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics. Read More »

Senators captain Erik Karlsson bids farewell to traded teammates

perth_map

It was what was happening off the ice during their latest loss that made things a little more freaky and, quite honestly, a little more interesting. "It's disappointing when you do get moved". Senators coach Guy Boucher called it a "sad day", but it was hardly a surprise. "I had a real close relationship with Dion". Read More »

Venues revealed for 2023 Ashes series

perth_map

Headingley and Old Trafford have been selected, with regular venues Lord's, The Oval and Edgbaston making up the rest of the five-match series. England fell to a 4-0 Ashes loss in Australia, but had won five of the previous seven series and have not been beaten on home soil since 2001. Read More »

Cup racing is back with the Daytona 500

perth_map

When he's not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. "Serving as the honorary pace-car driver will be a truly unique and exciting experience", Manning said in a news release. "This is a tough one, you know?" Keselowski also comes off a victory in last weekend's Clash at Daytona, the unofficial non-points race to kick off the season. Read More »

Mahrez is ready to help Foxes rediscover their bite, says Puel

perth_map

According to Tidesports source, Man City's cash-plus-player offer for Mahrez was worth in the region of £65m, falling well below Leicester's valuation of around £95m for the deal. "We had some solicitation of another club, and to make solicitation just one or two days before the end of the transfer window, I don't know if it's normal", said the Leicester boss. Read More »